MANILA, Philippines?(UPDATE) At least 10 domestic flights to and from four provinces?Southern Luzon and Romblon, Albay and Palawan?were cancelled Wednesday at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport due to bad weather caused by a low pressure area crossing between Luzon and the Visayas.
The cancelled morning and afternoon flights were those going to and coming from the airports in Tablas, Romblon; Busuanga, Palawan; Legazpi City, Albay; and Naga City, Camarines Sur, according to the Manila International Airport Authority.
First to be cancelled were a Cebu Pacific flight, 5J-529, and a Philippine Airlines flight, PR-301, set to leave NAIA Terminal 3 for Busuanga, at 9:45 a.m. and 8:45 a.m., respectively. Consequently, their return flights, 5J-530 and PR-301, set to arrive in Manila at 12:05 p.m. and 11:15 a.m., were also cancelled.
Two more Cebu Pacific flights, 5J-323 bound for Legazpi and 5J-519 bound for Naga, set to leave 12:05 p.m. and 1 p.m., were also cancelled, together with their return flights, 5K-324 and 5J-520, set to arrive in Manila at 12:45 p.m. and 1 p.m.
Also cancelled was a South East Asian Airlines flight, DG-313, which was to leave the old Manila Domestic Airport at for Tablas at 11 a.m. The return flight, DG-314, which was supposed to arrive in Manila at 12:35 p.m., was also cancelled.