14 Naia flights cancelled due to technical, aircraft problems — MIAA



MANILA, Philippines — Amid the exodus of people from Metro Manila to the provinces for the long Holy Week break, 14 flights at Ninoy Aquino International Airport were cancelled on Wednesday due to technical problems and aircraft problems, authorities said.

At Terminal 4, two Zest Air flights to Busuanga, Palawan, together with their returns trips, were cancelled due to aircraft problems, the Manila International Airport Authority, state operator of NAIA, said.

At Terminal 3, four Cebu Pacific flights to Caticlan, Aklan, together with their return trips were also cancelled.

Caticlan is the gateway to the world-famous island resort of Boracay while Busuanga is the gateway to Coron Island and other popular destinations in northern Palawan.

Technical problems were also the cause of the cancellation of a Cebu Pacific flight to Hong Kong at Terminal 3, and a Philippine Airlines flight to Honolulu, Hawaii, at Terminal 2. The return trips were also canceled.

Public advisories sent by Cebu Pacific and PAL said the affected passengers have been rebooked in the next available flights with the same airline or with another carrier.

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  • Hey_Dudes

    Now, do you still wonder why Europeans and American look at our flying machinery and facilities belong to third world standards?

    • buttones

      No, I am not surprised at all…..And I might add this ‘flag carrying airline we have- PAL is a load of third world nonsense. A country’s flag carrying airline that is not allowed to fly anywhere? I mean what is the point of all that?

      • 33Sambuang2

        they should upgrade their planes. ang susungit pa nga mga flight attendants. pakakainin ka lang ng sarciadong isda . kaya ako, never akong sumasakay sa pal pag umuuwi ako. my cousin’s flight from los angeles got cancelled twice because of mechanical problems. what do you expect with their 20 year old 747’s.

  • david

    technical problems your a—. Nag overbooking yan at wala ng available na plane kaya ganyan.

    • buttones

      Not a question of over booking- the flights would have left anyway. They didn’t because the planes can’t actually fly….somebody forgot to wind up the rubber band….typical Filipino lack of maintenance…

  • BatangSingapore

    kapag cancelled ang flights nyo ay hingi agad kayo ng compensation. yun nga lang ang cebu pacific at zest malinaw yun rules and regulation nila na hindi ka pwede humingi ng kahit pang hotel. kaya ako sa inyo huwaqg nyo na tangkilikin yan mga airlines na yan.

    bukod sa delikado sumakay sa airline na yan ay talo rin kayo sa mga palusot nila. sobra sobra kung mag benta ng ticket kahit hindi na kasya sa eroplano nila hahahahhahaha. tarantado talaga mga intsik na yan. dapat yan kinikidnap mga may ari nyan.

    • dodong1

      meron ka bang suggestion kung aling airlines ang gagamitin o sasakyan ng mga tao? sinasabi ng iba dito bulok at delikado ang PAL, sinasabi mo naman cebu pacific at zest air huwag tangkilikin..meron pa bang ibang eroplano or company na puedeng gamitin papunta gaya sa cebu o davao??

      • 33Sambuang2

        pal and cebu pacific have brand new air buses. problema lang ang planes nila papunta ng US, masyado ng luma.

  • Horst Manure

    Sounds like an act of God???

    • dodong1

      ipagdasal mo…

      • Horst Manure

        We all pay when it comes to religion , we can never have peace while we have religion.

      • Goodluck Jonathan

        Did you born from parents with don’t have religion?

      • Horst Manure

        Where your parent anti religion? is the correct sentence..both my parents were and are religious and I was an alter boy, then I was smart enough to realise it is all a scam with no written proof anywhere a God/s existed.

      • dodong1

        were you altered when you were young?? did you really realise or realize it??

      • Horst Manure

        Religion is a form of mental illness just like Gambling..Depends if you want to use Queens English or USSA as to the spelling.

  • judefawley


  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NMCDM6E674J3UNZR4VZWFZ774U Angel

    Technical problems mean they have to divert their planes to other more profitable routes

  • http://twitter.com/wadjitzain coty

    simply means we are not, repeat, are not ready for the influx of tourist if and when that ever happens! so DOTC, DOT what about it?!

  • $26606290

    After ruining hundreds of travel plans…..at least you get to go home alive to plan another trip.

  • Jones

    hahaah as expected. Cebupac! kaya delayed lagi :)

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