international flights - updates

Rappler's latest stories on international flights


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.

ADVISORY: Some PAL flights moved to NAIA Terminal 1

Mar 31, 2019 - 9:45 PM

Philippine Airlines says 'these operational adjustments are being carried out to help minimize passenger congestion'

Philippine Airlines launches more flights to Cambodia, Vietnam

Jan 08, 2019 - 2:36 PM

The Philippine flag carrier will launch flights from Manila to Phnom Penh in Cambodia and Hanoi in Vietnam this summer

CAMBODIA. The Royal Palace in Phnom Penh is the residence of the King. Wikicommons photo by Jean-Pierre Dalbéra

Canceled flights due to Typhoon Ompong

Sep 13, 2018 - 2:35 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of flights canceled due to Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut)

Cebu Pacific now flies daily from Clark to Macau

Sep 05, 2018 - 5:30 PM

Flights from Clark to Macau will be at 9:25 pm daily, with return flights to the Philippines at 12:15 am the following day

MORE FLIGHTS. Budget airline Cebu Pacific increases flights from Clark International Airport. Photo courtesy of Cebu Pacific

Canceled PH flights to and from Osaka due to typhoon Jebi, September 5

Sep 04, 2018 - 7:47 PM

Philipine Airlines says in its advisory it is anticipating further disruptions to flights to and from Kansai as Typhoon Jebi batters Osaka

CLOSED DUE TO TYPHOON. Kansai International Airport is closed due to typhoon Jebi, prompting cancellations to and from Osaka, Japan. Photo by Shutterstock.

Canceled August flights due to typhoons Cimaron, Soulik

Aug 23, 2018 - 2:10 PM

Typhoon Cimaron is heading for Japan, while Typhoon Soulik is expected to affect the Korean Peninsula

Canceled flights at NAIA, August 20

Aug 19, 2018 - 8:30 PM

The cancellations are still due to the temporary runway closure from August 17 to 18, which was triggered by the Xiamen Air mishap

Canceled flights at NAIA, August 19

Aug 19, 2018 - 12:30 PM

Dozens more flights are canceled even after the reopening of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport runway

Canceled flights over NAIA airport mishap, August 17-18

Aug 17, 2018 - 7:12 PM

(8TH UPDATE) A NAIA runway remains closed as a Xiamen Air plane overshoots it. Flight are cancelled or diverted until Saturday, August 18

With new Melbourne route, can Cebu Pacific replicate Sydney success?

Aug 15, 2018 - 8:28 AM

The Philippine-based budget carrier's Sydney record will be hard to beat

WELCOME TO MELBOURNE. The first flight 5J049 arrives in the Tullamarine Airport. Photo courtesy of Cebu Pacific

Cathay Pacific to offer nonstop Hong Kong-Seattle flights in 2019

Jul 23, 2018 - 4:35 PM

This new route will be offered 4 times a week beginning March 31, 2019

Cebu Pacific to give free flights to OFWs stranded in Hong Kong

Dec 22, 2017 - 12:55 PM

So far, the Gokongwei-owned airline has found 50 available seats on Christmas Day for OFWs whose flights were paid but not booked by Peya Travel

FREE FLIGHTS. Cebu Pacific gives away seats for Hong Kong OFWs on Christmas day. Rappler file photo

U.S. weighs banning laptop computers on international flights

May 29, 2017 - 1:00 AM

The United States current laptop ban only covers flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa

LAX ARRIVAL. An Emirates Airlines aircraft, flight 215 from Dubai, comes in for a landing at Los Angeles International Airport on March 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Frederic J. Brown/AFP

Cebu Pacific to stop flights to Kuwait, Doha, and Riyadh

May 24, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Service to Kuwait will end in June 2017 while service to Riyadh and Doha will end in early July

International flights to Turkey suspended after coup attempt

Jul 16, 2016 - 11:10 PM

All airlines flying to the United States from Turkey have also been prohibited

New route: PAL flies to Doha starting March 28

Mar 26, 2016 - 10:21 AM

This new flight will serve about 200 000 Filipinos living and working in Qatar

MORE QATAR FLIGHTS. PAL launched its flights to Jeddah and Kuwait last January. Photo from PAL Corporate Communications

PAL to fly between Manila and London daily starting June 28

Feb 19, 2016 - 2:24 PM

The flag carrier increases the frequency of its direct flights to London amid strong demand

INCREASED CONNECTIVITY. The Manila-London route provides convenient connections to Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea

PAL to take over Manila-Dubai route from PAL Express

Mar 23, 2015 - 1:46 PM

As part of its rationalization plan the legacy carrier is eyeing to fly the ‘underserved’ route starting April so PAL Express can focus on domestic routes

Cebu Pacific to suspend Manila-Dammam route

Mar 09, 2015 - 3:32 PM

Poor load factor prompts the budget carrier to stop its second Saudi Arabia route barely 5 months since it started

Hamas: World suspension of Israel flights a 'great victory'

Jul 24, 2014 - 1:34 AM

A rocket fired from the embattled Palestinian territory hits near Tel Aviv s Ben Gurion airport on Tuesday July 22 prompting US and European airlines to suspend all flights to and from the Jewish state

FLIGHT SUSPENSION. A plane belonging to Israel's national airline El Al sits on the tarmac of Ben Gurion International airport, near Tel Aviv, on July 23, 2014, as US Secretary of State John Kerry flew into Israel from Cairo –despite US warnings over airline safety after a Hamas rocket landed near Ben Gurion airport the previous day, leading airlines to halt flights to Israel. Photo by AFP/Gil Cohen-Magen

PAL to fly to 3 more destinations in Australia

Jun 02, 2013 - 9:07 PM

Aside from Sydney and Melbourne PAL will also fly to Darwin Perth and Brisbane starting this month

EXPANSION. Philippine Airlines (PAL) announces new flights to Australia. Photo from PAL

TechRap: Facebook Graph Search demo, Nexus 4 reviewed

Jan 21, 2013 - 4:13 AM

Facebook enters the search market with a search engine for connections MySpace makes a comeback what will be of the pioneering social network’s new lease on life? And we go up close and personal with the Nexus 4