PAL cancels some PH-South Korea flights due to COVID-19 outbreak


Posted at Feb 29 2020 05:03 PM

MANILA—Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Saturday said it is cancelling a number of flights between the Philippines and South Korea scheduled next month amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). 

CANCELLED FLIGHTS from March 2 to March 30: 

  • PR 418 Manila - Busan (Mo/Th/Fr)
  • PR 419 Busan - Manila (Mo/Th/Fr)

CANCELLED FLIGHTS from March 1 to March 31: 

  • PR 468 Manila - Seoul (daily)
  • PR 469 Seoul - Manila (daily)

CANCELLED FLIGHTS from March 8 to March 29:

  • PR 418 Manila - Busan (We/Su)
  • PR 419 Busan - Manila (We/Su) 

CANCELLED FLIGHTS from March 12 to 31: 

  • PR 466 Manila - Seoul (only on Mo/Tu/Th/Fr/Sa)
  • PR 467 Seoul - Manila (only on Mo/Tu/Th/Fr/Sa)

Meanwhile, the the flag carrier said will retain a number of flights to and from Seoul and Busan to serve travelers not covered by the travel restrictions imposed by the Philippine government.

Passengers affected by flight cancellations can rebook, reroute or refund their confirmed tickets on or before March 28. They can choose a new travel date that falls on or before June 30, 2020. 

Holders of tickets issued by PAL may call their Reservations Hotline (+63 2) 8855 8888 or visit the nearest PAL ticketing office or log on to the ManageMyBookingPortal at for flight rebooking.

Meanwhile, holders of tickets issued by travel agents may contact or visit their nearest partner travel agency of PAL for their rebooking needs. 

South Korea confirmed 594 more coronavirus cases on Saturday, the biggest increase to date for the country, bringing the national total to 2,931 infections with three additional deaths.