Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Typhoon Crising Sparks Flight Cancellation

A total of 23 flights have been cancelled due to bad weather as tropical depression "Crising" accelerated on Tuesday and the weather bureau put 19 provinces in Mindanao under storm signal No. 1.

According to the media advisory of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), flag carrier Philippine Airlines cancelled two round-trip flights PR 173-174 and PR 175-176 from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport to Tagbilaran.

Cebu Pacific Airlines, the country's premier budget airlines, also cancelled five round-trip flights and a flight 5J 382 from Cagayan de Oro to Manila.

The Cebu Pacific's cancelled round-trip flights 5Js 771-772 from Manila to Pagadian; 5Js 617-618 Manila-Tagbilaran; 5Js 625-626 Manila-Dumaguete; and, 5Js 383-384 and 395-396 Manila-Cagayan.

Air Phil Express also aborted its own round-trip flights 2P 959-960 from Manila to Cotabato; 2Ps 545-546 Manila-Dumaguete; and 2Ps 939-940 from Manila to Ozamis.

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