Several flights in Cebu Pacific cancelled
Cebu Pacific was forced to cancel 44 domestic flights scheduled from April 28-30.
Based on the released advisory on Sunday (April 28), Cebu Pacific management said they need to temporarily reduce the number of flights due to the current operating conditions, particularly in their Manila hub in Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
“Efforts have been made to minimize the disruption to our passengers in the past week. However, we realize that current operating conditions, particularly in our Manila hub, necessitate a temporary reduction of flights,” the advisory reads.
- 5J325/5J326 Manila-Legazpi-Manila
- 5J655/5J656 Manila-Tacloban-Manila
- 5J979/5J980 Manila-Davao-Manila
- 5J471/5J472 Manila-Bacolod-Manila
- 5J861/5J862 Manila-Zamboanga-Manila
- 5J467/5J468 Manila-Iloilo-Manila
- 5J631/5J632 Manila-Dumaguete-Manila
- 5J395/5J396 Manila-Cagayan de Oro (Laguindingan)-Manila
- DG6657 Cebu-Zamboanga
- DG6989 Zamboanga-Tawi-Tawi
- DG6990 Tawi-Tawi-Zamboanga
- DG6658 Zamboanga-Cebu
- 5J791/5J792 Manila-Butuan-Manila
- 5J705/5J706 Manila-Dipolog-Manila
- DG6503/DG6504 Manila-Cebu-Manila
- 5J991/5J992 Manila-General Santos-Manila
- 5J641/5J642 Manila-Puerto Princesa-Manila
- DG6416/DG6417 Cebu-Iloilo-Cebu
- DG6573/DG6574 Cebu-Tacloban-Cebu
- DG6603/DG6604 Cebu-Dipolog-Cebu
- 5J781/5J782 Manila-Ozamiz-Manila
- 5J551/5J552 Manila-Cebu-Manila
- 5J373/5J374 Manila-Roxas-Manila
- 5J513/5J514 Manila-San Jose-Manila
The airline added that passengers may rebook their flights free of charge, as long as it is within 30 days from the original flight schedule.
Passengers on cancelled flights may take any of the following options:
1. Rebook flights for travel within 30 days from original departure date, free of charge
2. Get a full refund
3. Place the full cost of the ticket in a Travel Fund
4. Re-route to / from alternate airports for travel within 30 days, subject to availability of seats
“These flight cancellations should help stabilize flight timings, improve on time performance and reduce inconvenience to our passengers,” according to the statement.—Aileen Cerrudo (with reports from Asher Cadapan Jr.)
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.