Airlines cancel flights to Japan, Taiwan because of 'Paolo'

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Oct 22 2017 09:02 AM | Updated as of Oct 22 2017 01:49 PM

MANILA - Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific have cancelled several flights on Sunday because of super typhoon Paolo (international name: Lan). 

PAL said the following flights to Japan and Taiwan have been cancelled:

1. PR896/897 
 MNL-Taipei-Kansai-Taipei-MNL Oct22 (Sunday)
*Affected passengers will be accommodated on PR896/897 Oct23(Monday)

2.PR410/409 CEB-Kansai-CEB Oct22 (Sunday)
*Affected passengers will be accommodated on PR5410/5409 Cebu-Kansai-Cebu Oct 23 (Monday)

3. PR480/479 Cebu-Nagoya-Cebu Oct22 (Sunday)
*Affected passengers will be accommodated on next available Cebu-Nagoya-Cebu flights

4. PR408 Manila-Kansai Oct22 (Sunday)
*Affected passengers will be accommodated on replacement flight PR5408 Manila-Kansai Oct 23 (Monday)

5. PR438 Manila-Nagoya Oct22 (Sunday)
*Affected passengers will be accommodated on replacement flight PR5438 Manila-Nagoya Oct23 (Monday) 

6. PR432 Manila -Narita Oct22 (Sunday) and PR431 Narita-Manila Oct23 (Monday) *Affected passengers will be accommodated on PR428/427 Manila-Narita-Manila Oct23 (Monday)

7. PR436 Cebu-Narita Oct22 (Sunday) and PR435Narita-Cebu Oct23 (Monday) 
*Affected passengers will be accommodated on next available Cebu-Narita-Cebu flights

8. PR424 Manila-Haneda Oct22 (Sunday) and PR423 Haneda-Manila Oct23 (Monday)
*Affected passengers will be accommodated on PR424 Manila-Haneda Oct23 (Monday) and PR423 Haneda-Manila Oct24 (Tuesday)

PAL said passengers on these flights can opt to rebook or refund within 30 days from their original flight dates, with penalties or charges waived. 

Affected passengers may contact PAL through their website www.philippineairlines.com, or call the PAL Hotline ‎(02)855-8888 or visit the nearest PAL ticketing office or partner travel agent. 

Cebu Pacific meanwhile cancelled the following flights: 

1. 5J 828 Manila-Osaka ETD/ETA 305pm/755pm

2. 5J 827 Osaka-Manila ETD/ETA 840pm/1145pm

3. 5J 5038 Manila-Nagoya ETD/ETA 320pm/825pm

4. 5J 5039 Nagoya-Manila ETD/ETA 910pm/1230am (Oct 23)

The airline said guests and cargo loaded on these flights will depart Monday, October 23, with the following schedules:

1. 5J 828D Manila-Osaka ETD/ETA 305pm/755pm

2. 5J 827D Osaka-Manila ETD/ETA 840pm/1145pm

3. 5J 5038 Manila-Nagoya ETD/ETA 320pm/825pm

4. 5J 5039 Nagoya-Manila ETD/ETA 910pm/1230am (Oct 24)

Passengers affected by the flight cancellations may call the Cebu Pacific hotline at (+632)702-0888, or message the official Cebu Pacific pages on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/cebupacificair), or Twitter (@CebuPacificAir).

Super typhoon Paolo exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Sunday and is expected to make landfall in Japan. 

Super typhoon Paolo exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Sunday and is expected to make landfall in Japan.