LPA grounds 22 domestic flights

6:50 pm | Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

MTSAT Image, 6:01 PM, April, 15, 2014/noah.dost.gov.ph


MANILA, Philippines—Domestic flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) were cancelled on Tuesday due to a low pressure area, bringing bad weather to the Visayas.

At least 22 flights to and coming from Naga, Legaspi, Caticlan, Busuanga in Palawan and San Jose in Mindoro were cancelled. Cancelled flights were:

5J-521 Manila-Naga
5J-522 Naga-Manila

5J329 Manila-Legazpi
5J330 Legazpi-Manila
5J523 Manila-Naga
5J524 Naga-Manila

5J327 Manila-Legazpi
5J328 Legazpi-Manila
5J327D Manila-Legazpi
5J328D Legazpi-Manila

5J899 Manila-Caticlan
5J900 Caticlan-Manila
5J911 Manila-Caticlan
5J912 Caticlan-Manila

5J531 Manila-Busuanga
5J532 Busuanga-Manila
2P2057 Manila-Caticlan
2P2058 Caticlan-Manila

5J513 Manila-San Jose
5J514 San Jose-Manila

5J905 Manila-Caticlan
5J906 Caticlan-Manila

At least 10 domestic flights were also delayed due to bad weather.

Meanwhile, authorities of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) have implemented stricter security measures in anticipation of the exodus of travellers during the Lenten break.

The Manila International Airport Authority has asked airlines and other government agencies at NAIA to put in place security and operations procedures are in place in the country’s major airport.



22 flights cancelled at NAIA due to low pressure area
45 flights cancelled due to bad weather


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