LIST: Cebu Pacific cancelled flights due to Clark airport closure
MANILA, Philippines — Cebu Pacific on Tuesday released an updated list of its cancelled flights due to the continued closure of Clark International Airport in Pampanga which was damaged by a strong earthquake on Monday.
In an advisory, Cebu Pacific said the following flights were cancelled:
April 23, 2019
• 5J 120 Clark-Hong Kong
• 5J 121 Hong Kong-Clark
• 5J 609 Clark-Cebu
• 5J 608 Cebu-Clark
• 5J 370 Clark-Macau
April 24, 2019
• 5J 371 Macau-Clark
• 5J 607 Clark-Cebu
• 5J 606 Cebu-Clark
• 5J 150 Clark-Hong Kong
• 5J 149 Hong Kong-Clark
• 5J 613 Clark-Bohol (Tagbilaran)
• 5J 614 Bohol (Tagbilaran)-Clark
• 5J 913 Clark-Caticlan (Boracay)
• 5J 914 Caticlan (Boracay)-Clark
• 5J 537 Clark-Singapore
• 5J 538 Singapore-Clark
• 5J 985 Clark-Davao
• 5J 986 Davao-Clark
Cebu Pacific said affected passengers may rebook their flights for travel within 30 days from original departure date, free of charge; or re-route to or from Manila for travel within 30 days, subject to availability of seats.
They may also get a full refund or opt to place the full cost of the ticket in a travel fund.
“Affected passengers will be notified via email or text message,” Cebu Pacific said.
Passengers may also manage their own booking by visiting the Cebu Pacific website “manage booking” section.
The airline company also assured their clients to provide updated information through their website and social media accounts.
Authorities earlier said Clark Airport could reopen on Wednesday, April 24. — Robie de Guzman
Philippines receives additional 1.5 million doses of Sinovac vaccine from China
MANILA, Philippines — Onboard Cebu Pacific chartered flight 5J671, additional 1.5 million doses of Sinovac vaccine from China arrived at Terminal 2 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) at exactly 7:58 AM on Friday (May 7).
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. joined in the welcoming of the vaccines.
So far, the shipment is the highest volume of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine delivered and the seventh batch from China to arrive in the country.
The vaccines were immediately loaded on refrigerated trucks for transportation to a third-party storage facility of the Department of Health (DOH) in Marikina City.
Cebu Pacific scheduled flights to continue amid MECQ
MANILA, Philippines – Budget carrier Cebu Pacific said it will continue to operate scheduled flights amid the declaration of modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) in the NCR Plus area covering Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal from April 12 to 31.
In an advisory, Cebu Pacific said it will continue to serve essential travelers in compliance with the directive of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) which allows only authorized persons outside of residence (APORs) to travel for the time being.
“Cebu Pacific will continue to operate its domestic and international flights as scheduled. However, passengers who wish to postpone their flights and those traveling for non-essential reasons may select their preferred option through the Manage Booking portal on the Cebu Pacific website,” the firm said.
Affected passengers may do so up to two hours before their scheduled time of departure.
Passengers are given the option to rebook (unlimited) or the two-year travel fund option for their affected flight.
For updated advisories, the public is advised to refer to Cebu Pacific’s official website https://www.cebupacificair.com/pages/travel-advisories.
PAL, CebuPac cancel domestic flights in compliance with IATF directive
MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific have both cancelled a number of domestic flights scheduled from March 24 to April 4 in compliance with the directive of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) prohibiting residents inside the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus Bubble areas —Metro Manila, Cavite, Bulacan and Rizal — from exiting to other provinces.
Cancelled flights are from Manila to:
– Legazpi, Albay
Based on the airlines’ respective advisories, affected passengers may opt to refund, rebook their flights free of charge or may use it as a travel fund.