AirAsia Zest plane has tire problem in Philippines | Inquirer News

AirAsia Zest plane has tire problem in Philippines

/ 02:33 PM December 29, 2014

Screengrab from

MANILA, Philippines — Airline and government officials said Monday that an AirAsia Zest plane developed a tire problem in the central Philippine city of Tagbilaran, prompting the airline, which is partly owned by AirAsia Philippines, to cancel its flight Sunday to Manila with 178 passengers and six crewmembers.

The incident comes as rescuers search for a missing AirAsia plane that disappeared on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 on board.


Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines spokesman Eric Apolonio said at least four domestic flights to and from Tagbilaran were canceled due to the incident. The Airbus A320 aircraft’s tire was later fixed, allowing it to resume its flight to the Philippine capital Monday morning. No reason was given for the problem.


Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: AirAsia Zest, Aviation, Bohol, Regions, tire problem
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

© Copyright 1997-2022 | 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.