Cebu Pacific: Expect more delays for Clark airport flights following lightning alert


Posted at Jul 24 2019 06:03 PM

MANILA—Cebu Pacific said passengers could experience further flight delays at Clark International Airport after ground operations were suspended due to a lightning alert issued Wednesday afternoon. 

Aviation authorities had raised a lightning and thunderstorm alert for the area covering Clark International Airport at 3:34 p.m., the airline said in an advisory. 

The alert lasted for one hour and 6 minutes, Cebu Pacific said in another advisory released 4:50 p.m. 

"As an effect of the 1-hour, 6-minute closure of the CRK airport due to thunderstorm and lightning, we regret that there will be delayed flights. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused," the airline said.