Grim weather grounds a dozen international flights - MIAA | Inquirer News

Grim weather grounds a dozen international flights – MIAA

By: - Reporter / @zacariansINQ
/ 08:11 AM September 01, 2023

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) on Wednesday announced that the wearing of face mask at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) is now optional.

Passengers at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 head toward waiting buses. (INQUIRER file photo /LYN RILLON)

MANILA, Philippines — Several international flights to and from Hong Kong and China have been canceled on Friday due to bad weather, Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) announced on Friday.

The flight cancellations come as Super Typhoon “Saola” (locally known as Goring) approaches Hong Kong and China.


Based on China’s National Meteorological Center, Saola is expected to land in Huilai county in Guangdong and Hong Kong on Friday (September 1).


The Center predicted Saola could be among the five strongest typhoons to land in Guangdong since 1949.

Saola, locally known as Goring, has caused devastation in extreme Northern Luzon.

It left the Philippine Area of Responsibility late Tuesday evening.

With these developments, MIAA canceled the following flights:

Air Asia (Z2)

Z2 1264/1265 Manila – Hong Kong – Manila


Cathay Pacific (CX)

CX 930 Manila – Hong Kong

CX 918/919 Manila – Hong Kong – Manila

CX 902/903 Manila – Hong Kong – Manila

Cebu Pacific (5J)

5J 110/111 Manila – Hong Kong – Manila

China Southern Airlines (CZ)

CZ 3091 Canton – Manila

Philippine Airlines (PR)

PR 306/307 Manila – Hong Kong – Manila

PR 300/301 Manila – Hong Kong – Manila

PR 318/319 Manila – Hong Kong – Manila

PR 310/311 Manila – Hong Kong – Manila

PR 330/331 Manila – Xiamen – Manila

PR 356/357 Manila – Jinjiang – Manila


Super typhoon heads towards Hongkong, China issues highest warning

Goring affected at least 196,000 in 7 regions; 1 person reported missing – NDRRMC

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