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Canceled flights due to Typhoon Ursula

Dec 23, 2019 - 5:40 PM

Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) disrupts holiday travel in December 2019. Check the list of canceled flights here.

Canceled flights due to Jetstar runway mishap

Dec 14, 2019 - 10:07 AM

(UPDATED) Check the list of canceled flights here

Canceled flights due to Typhoon Tisoy

Dec 02, 2019 - 7:20 PM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) disrupts air travel in December 2019. Check the list of canceled domestic and international flights here.

AirAsia cancels, reschedules flights to Japan due to Typhoon Hagibis

Oct 12, 2019 - 2:04 PM

AirAsia cancels and reschedules at least 40 flights going to and from Japan

Canceled Philippines-Hong Kong flights on August 13, 2019

Aug 13, 2019 - 7:10 PM

Flight cancellations continue on Tuesday evening, August 13, amid the protests in Hong Kong

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters (C) crowd the area in front of the departure gates to block access during another demonstration at Hong Kong's international airport on August 13, 2019. - Protesters blocked passengers at departure halls of Hong Kong airport on August 13, a day after a sit-in forced authorities to cancel all flights to and from the major international hub. (Photo by Philip FONG / AFP)

Canceled Philippines-Hong Kong flights on August 12, 2019

Aug 12, 2019 - 5:35 PM

A massive protest at the Hong Kong International Airport forces the cancellation of flights on Monday, August 12

Pro-democracy protesters holds placards against the police brutality and the controversial extradition bill at Hong Kong's international airport on August 12, 2019. - Hong Kong airport authorities cancelled all remaining departing and arriving flights at the major travel hub on August 12, after thousands of protesters entered the arrivals hall to stage a demonstration. (Photo by Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP)

Canceled Philippines-Hong Kong flights due to HK strike

Aug 05, 2019 - 3:00 PM

A general strike in Hong Kong disrupts flights on Monday, August 5

A passenger checks the status of her flight on an electric board at Hong Kong international airport on August 5, 2019. - Hong Kong's embattled pro-Beijing leader accused pro-democracy protesters of trying to "destroy" the financial hub in a dramatic escalation of rhetoric as the financial hub is rocked by two months of rallies and clashes. (Photo by Philip FONG / AFP)

Duterte vows solution to flight cancellations, delays 'within a month'

Jun 10, 2019 - 10:00 AM

The Philippine President makes a 'surprise inspection' of NAIA Terminal 2, apologizing to passengers for flight delays and cancellations

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and officials from the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Philippine National Police strike President Rodrigo Roa Duterte's signature pose following the President's departure for the People's Republic of China at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on April 24, 2019 for his participation in the 2nd Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing. Also in the photo is former Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go. Malacañang photo

Canceled Cebu Pacific flights for May 2019

Apr 29, 2019 - 9:50 PM

Operational woes continue to hound Cebu Pacific. More flight cancellations are set for May 2019.

Canceled flights due to Luzon earthquake

Apr 22, 2019 - 8:40 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of flights canceled due to the April 22 earthquake

Bacolod flights cancelled, delayed due to airport closure on November 9

Nov 07, 2018 - 5:24 PM

The Bacolod-Silay airport will be closed from 8 am to 12 noon to conduct a full scale emergency exercise in compliance with its aerodrome certification

CLOSED. Bacolod-Silay Airport will be closed on November 9 from 8 am to 12 noon. Photo from CAAP

What to do when your flight gets canceled

Aug 20, 2018 - 2:18 PM

Here are your rights as a passenger when your flight gets delayed or canceled

WAITING. Stranded passengers crowd the NAIA Terminal 1 as flights were canceled, following the accident of a Xiamen Air Boeing 737-800 after it slid off the NAIA runway in Paranaque City on August 17, 2018. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Canceled flights over Busuanga airport mishap, bad weather on Saturday, June 9

Jun 09, 2018 - 9:55 AM

(3RD UPDATE) The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines cancels all flights to and from Busuanga in Palawan a day after a Skyjet plane overshot the runway of the Francisco Reyes Airport

Netizens on Boracay closure: 'Hassle, unnecessary!'

Apr 06, 2018 - 1:31 PM

'Pati kaming taga-Aklan talaga hindi makauwi, walang flight pa-Kalibo dahil sa closure na 'yan! Ano lalangoy kami?' tweets one irate netizen

Flights canceled as Legazpi Airport closed due to Mayon Volcano

Jan 22, 2018 - 7:30 PM

(UPDATED) Please refresh this page for updates on cancellations due to the ash cloud spewed by Mayon Volcano

Mayon Volcano disrupts Manila-Legazpi flights

Jan 15, 2018 - 1:55 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for the latest information on flight cancellations related to the possible eruption of the Mayon Volcano

Travel advisories: Flights, boat trips cancelled due to Urduja

Dec 16, 2017 - 3:53 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for the latest air and sea travel advisories related to Tropical Storm Urduja (Kai-tak)

PUMMELED. €‹Heavy winds and rainfall pound Tacloban City as Urduja is expected to make landfall in Eastern Samar in the afternoon, Saturday, December 16. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

More flights canceled due to closed Iloilo airport runway

Oct 15, 2017 - 5:15 PM

(UPDATED) Cebu Pacific says passengers on these canceled flights will be rerouted as clearing operations continue at the Iloilo International Airport

ONGOING. A Manila International Airport Authority team in action during clearing operations at the Iloilo International Airport runway. Photo from Department of Transportation's Twitter account

Cancelled flights due to Tropical Storm Isang, August 23

Aug 23, 2017 - 12:23 AM

Cebu Pacific announces that a number of Cebu Pacific flights to and from the Philippines and Hong Kong are affected

Passengers stranded in Batanes as 2 PAL planes suffer glitches

Jun 06, 2017 - 10:10 PM

The planes one over the weekend and another on Tuesday June 6 had technical issues PAL says normal operations will resume Wednesday June 7 plus there will be chartered flights

Canceled flights due to ASEAN summit, meetings on April 26 to 29

Apr 21, 2017 - 7:41 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for the latest information on flight cancellations during the 2017 ASEAN summit in Manila on April 26 to 29

LIST: Canceled flights due to Crising

Apr 15, 2017 - 10:17 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for the latest information on flight cancelations due to Tropical Depression Crising

LIST: Canceled flights due to radar maintenance in March

Feb 20, 2017 - 3:15 PM

Here s the full list of canceled PAL Cebu Pacific and Cebgo flights due to the Tagaytay radar maintenance from March 6 to 11

PAL cancels 100 flights in March due to radar maintenance

Feb 18, 2017 - 5:52 PM

The cancellation of flights comes after the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines ordered airlines to reduce flights in the first week of March due to a radar upgrade

CANCELLED FLIGHTS. The national carrier will cancel some flights in March 2017 following a directive of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines

Bali tourists stranded as flights axed

Jan 12, 2017 - 12:42 PM

The Indonesian transport ministry said Tigerair should not have been selling tickets within Indonesia for its chartered flights Only Virgin Australia Tigerair Australia s parent company was authorized to sell the tickets it said

Cancelled flights: Friday, October 21

Oct 21, 2016 - 7:35 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for the latest information on flight cancellations in the aftermath of Typhoon Lawin

CANCELLED. Airlines have cancelled flights as Typhoon Lawin bears down on the north. File photo by Alecs Ongcal / Rappler

Super Typhoon Lawin: Cancelled flights, October 19 & 20

Oct 19, 2016 - 5:33 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for the latest information on flight cancellations as Typhoon Lawin threatens parts of the country

Hong Kong, Macau flights cancelled due to Carina

Aug 01, 2016 - 4:30 PM

UPDATED Philippine Airlines PAL and Cathay Pacific cancel some flights between Manila and Macau Beijing or Hong Kong

CANCELLED. Several international flights have been cancelled due to Typhoon Nida. File photo by Alecs Ongcal / Rappler

Tugade to formalize Manila-Clark train plan in 90 days

Jul 20, 2016 - 8:00 PM

This is in relation to Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade s request to airlines to transfer smaller turbo propeller planes to Clark airport

CONNECTIVITY. The transportation department will provide Manila-Clark connectivity using a standard train or a connector road

Tugade apologizes for NAIA runway closure, vows improvements

Jul 20, 2016 - 8:50 AM

To the public I m sorry I m sorry to the President [Rodrigo Duterte] because it happened during my 19 days of watch the newly installed transportation chief speaks before a business forum

FULL RESPONSIBILITY. Last repaired in 2011, Tugade says NAIA runway is long due for another overhaul and proper maintenance. File photo from Rappler

Emergency closure of NAIA runway brings cancelled flights

Jul 18, 2016 - 6:13 PM

5th UPDATE The Manila International Airport Authority says runway 06 24 had to be closed immediately due to small asphalt cracks that could damage planes

NAIA TERMINAL 3. Image from Wikimedia Commons by user Eternal Dragon

Taiwan China Airlines strike leaves 20,000 without flights

Jun 24, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Hundreds of flight attendants stage a sit in outside China Airlines headquarters in Taipei overnight protesting a new requirement that they report for work in Taoyuan – on the outskirts of Taipei – rather than downtown Songshan

STRIKE. Huang Hui-chen (L), spokeswoman for the China Airlines (CAL) flight attendant union, speaks to flight attendants, protesting outside CAL's Taipei headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, June 24, 2016. Photo by David Chang/EPA

Gordon, Romualdez: Use Subic, Clark airports

Nov 13, 2015 - 7:56 PM

Senatorial candidates Dick Gordon and Martin Romualdez urge the full use of Subic and Clark airports in light of the flight cancellations due to APEC

LESS CONGESTION. Using the Subic Bay and Clark international airports will help ease decongestion in Metro Manila. Photos from the official websites of the Clark Internal Airport and Subic Bay

Indonesia reopens Bali airport after two-day closure

Nov 05, 2015 - 11:55 AM

The airport initially ordered it remain shut until at least Friday morning but conditions improved on Thursday allowing officials to re open it

STUCK. Tourists are stuck in Bali as airport closes due to volcanic eruption. Made Nagi/EPA

LIST: Canceled flights to and from Bali

Nov 04, 2015 - 4:22 PM

Here s a list of canceled flights following the closure of Ngurah Rai International Airport due to volcanic ash from Mount Rinjani

CANCELED. Virgin Australia is one of the airlines that first canceled its flights. Photo by EPA

IN PHOTOS: Tourists stranded, flights canceled in Bali

Nov 04, 2015 - 3:29 PM

Authorities had closed the Ngurah Rai International Airport late Tuesday due to a large ash cloud drifting from Mount Rinjani an active volcano on the nearby island of Lombok

STUCK. Tourists are stuck in Bali as airport closes due to volcanic eruption. Made Nagi/EPA

Tourists stranded as Bali airport remains closed due to volcanic ash

Nov 04, 2015 - 12:41 PM

Air traffic is regularly disrupted by volcanic eruptions in Indonesia which sits on a belt of seismic activity running around the basin of the Pacific Ocean

MENANTI PESAWAT. Dua calon penumpang pesawat menanti di Bandara Ngurah Rai, Bali, Rabu, 4 November. Foto oleh Made Nagi/EPA

PAL cancels additional flights due to APEC in Manila

Oct 31, 2015 - 5:36 PM

2nd UPDATE PAL says affected passengers can reschedule their flights with rebooking and penalty charges waived

Cancelled flights due to APEC meetings in November

Oct 20, 2015 - 4:33 PM

7th UPDATE AirAsia Cebu Pacific Cebgo PAL SkyJet have already cancelled flights and more flights might be affected as well

Cebu Pacific flights delayed, cancelled over new operations system upgrade

Oct 02, 2015 - 4:29 PM

3rd UPDATE The Manila International Airport Authority also suspends its daily 1:30 3:30 am closure of the runways to allow Cebu Pacific extra time to operate its flights

Photo by Edwin Llobrera / Rappler

Cancelled flights: Saturday, August 22

Aug 21, 2015 - 4:44 PM

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Limited flights at Clark Airport until May 8

May 06, 2015 - 1:45 PM

UPDATED Flights arriving at Clark International Airport will only be allowed during daytime after several navigational aids facilities were damaged by lightning

Hate flight delays, cancellations? Take Clark International Airport

Apr 17, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Clark International Airport Corporation President and CEO Emigdio Tanjuatco III urges passengers particularly from northern Luzon to use the Pampanga based airport

Gov’t to airlines: Solve flight delays

Apr 13, 2015 - 6:18 PM

Air traffic congestion is not to blame insists Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Jose Angel Honrado

Airlines passenger volume down during Holy Week

Apr 06, 2015 - 6:01 PM

Chedeng spoils most vacation plans thus pulling the passenger volume down to 19 from Holy Week last year

President Benigno S. Aquino III personally inspects the operations and security set-up at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 in Pasay City on Wednesday (April 01, 2015). The President wanted to make sure that all security preparations were in place to ensure safe travel during the Holy Week. Photo by Ryan Lim / Malacañang Photo Bureau

Cancelled flights: Easter Sunday, April 5

Apr 04, 2015 - 1:07 PM

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Cebu Pacific pays P52.11M fine

Jan 29, 2015 - 8:09 PM

The fine is deposited directly by the Civil Aeronautics Board in the national treasury account with nothing to compensate affected passengers

CAB to Cebu Pacific passengers: Seek compensation

Jan 26, 2015 - 10:56 AM

The Civil Aeronautics Board admits it has no power to compel the budget airline to reimburse the affected passengers

HOLIDAY FLIGHTS. Filipino informal settlers work next to a Christmas tree at a government housing project as a Cebu Pacific Air aircraft flies overhead in Paranaque city, south of Manila, Philippines, on December 3, 2014.  Photo by Francis Malasig / EPA

Cebu Pacific holiday mess: Why blame absent staff?

Jan 23, 2015 - 9:00 AM

The reality is that airline employees are supposed to work during the holidays

Cebu Pacific chief on holiday mess: 'I'm profoundly sorry'

Jan 21, 2015 - 11:39 AM

3rd UPDATE A House resolution is being crafted to direct erring airlines to compensate affected passengers on top of the fine going to national coffers

‘I AM SORRY.’ Cebu Pacific chief executive Lance Gokongwei reiterates the budget carrier’s apology to passengers inconvenienced during the holidays at a congressional hearing on January 21, 2015. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP