453 domestic, international flights cancelled | Inquirer News

453 domestic, international flights cancelled

/ 03:34 PM November 08, 2013


MANILA, Philippines—A total of 445 domestic flights and eight international flights have been cancelled as of 12 p.m. due to Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan), the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) said Friday.

These flights include all Philippine Airlines (PAL) and PALex flights to and from Tacloban, Calbayog, Catarman, Cebu, Tagbilaran, Dumaguete, Bacolod, Iloilo, Roxas, Kalibo, Caticlan, Masbate, Legaspi, Naga, Puerto Princesa, Busuanga, Butuan, Surigao, Cagayan De Oro, Ozamiz, Dipolog, Davao, General Santos, Zamboanga, Sanga-Sanga and Jolo.


PAL and PALex flights to and from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Singapore and Japan were also cancelled.


Cebu Pacific cancelled its flights to and from the following : Cebu, Bacolod, Manila, Iloilo, Cagayan De Oro, Clark to Cebu, Dumaguete, Dipolog, Davao, General Santos, Siargao, Kalibo, Aklan, Legazpi, Caticlan, Ozamiz, Pagadian, Puerto Princesa, Roxas, Surigao, Tacloban, Tagbilaran, Virac, Naga, Zamboanga, Busuanga, and San Jose.

Also cancelled are international flights for the following destinations: Cebu-Hongkong; Cebu-Incheon-Cebu; Cebu-Singapore-Cebu and Iloilo-Singapore-Cebu.

As of 12:36 p.m., the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) reported that 10 airports were closed due to the typhoon.

These are the following:

  • Masbate Airport
  • Tacloban Airport
  • Surigao Airport,
  • Kalibo Airport
  • Roxas City Airport
  • Caticlan Airport
  • Iloilo Airport
  • Romblon Airport
  • Legazpi Airport
  • Dumaguete Airport


Strongest typhoon makes fifth landfall


Close to 3,000 passengers stranded in various ports—PCG

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

TAGS: Airports, DoTC, supertyphoon, Typhoon, Weather

© Copyright 1997-2024 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.