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Miaa extends runway closure to noon

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 08:37 AM August 18, 2018

Airport authorities have extended the runway closure until noon of Saturday “to give way for the demobilization” of heavy equipment used to recover the stuck Xiamen Air flight MF8667 which skidded off the runway on touchdown Thursday night.

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In an advisory, the Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) said the closure set at noon would be its “final extension” after being extended thrice on Friday.

READ: Naia extends runway closure until 5 a.m. Saturday

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Miaa added that the Boeing 737 aircraft has already lifted from the incident area and is now being transported to Balagbag ramp.

Miaa General Manager Ed Monreal apologized for the inconvenience the incident had caused the passengers.

Monreal also advised airline companies to continue informing its passengers for any cancellations or diversions of flights.

As of 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, the following flights have been canceled:

Cebu Pacific

5J 381 Cagayan de Oro – Manila

5J 382 Manila – Cagayan de Oro

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5J 804 Singapore – Manila

5J 040 Sydney – Manila

5J 049 Manila – Melbourne

5J 050 Melbourne – Manila

5J 929 Manila – Bangkok

5J 930 Bangkok – Manila

5J 5054 Manila – Narita

5J 5055 Narita – Manila

5J 110 Manila – Hong Kong

5J 111 Hong Kong – Manila

5J 599 Cebu – Davao

5J 791 Manila Butuan

5J 792 Butuan – Manila

5J 991 Manila – General Santo

5J 992 General Santos – Manila

5J 590 Cebu – Manila

5J 551 Manila – Cebu

5J 562 Cebu – Manila

5J 963 Manila – Davao

5J 964 Davao – Manila

5J 649 Manila – Tacloban

5J 650 Tacloban – Manila

5J 771 Manila – Pagadian

5J 772 Pagadian – Manila

5J 323 Manila – Legazpi

5J 324 Legazpi – Manila

5J 469 Iloilo – Manila

5J 649 Manila – Tacloban

5J 650 Tacloban – Manila

5J 567 Manila – Cebu

5J 553 Manila – Cebu

5J 975 Manila – Davao

5J 639 Manila – Puerto Princesa

5J 640 Puerto  Princesa – Manila

5J 447 Manila – Iloilo

5J 448 Iloilo – Manila

5J 337 Manila – Cagayan de Oro

5J 338 Cagayan de Oro – Manila

5J 375 Manila – Roxas

5J 376 Roxas – Manila

5J 861 Manila – Zamboanga

5J 862 Zamboanga – Manila

Philippine Airlines

PR 408 Manila – Kansai Kuko, Japan

PR 453 Manila – General Santos

PR 454 General Santos – Manila

PR 1845 Manila – Cebu

PR 1846 Cebu Manila

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