Passengers allowed to rebook flights without penalties


Posted at Aug 07 2012 11:59 AM | Updated as of Aug 08 2012 12:32 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Several local airlines are allowing passengers, who could not make their flights today (August 7) due to the heavy rains and floods in the metropolis, to rebook their flights without penalties.

Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Tuesday said it will waive rebooking fees for passengers who are unable to make their flights due to the floods.

AirPhil Express is also waiving rebooking fees for passengers departing from Manila and Clark airports, who were not able to board their flights today.

Cebu Pacific is allowing passengers to rebook their flights within 30 days or store the value of their booking in a travel fund without any charges.

Zest Air said passengers who cannot make their flights today will be allowed to rebook their flights within 30 days without penalties or get a full refund.

Philippines' AirAsia said passengers who are scheduled to leave today can rebook their flights for free.

However, these rebooking fees are only waived for flights that are scheduled to depart today (August 7).