AirAsia cancels flights in Naia for papal visit
MANILA, Philippines—AirAsia on Wednesday said it has canceled domestic and international flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) during the visit of Pope Francis in the Philippines on January 15, 17 and 19.
“In line with the papal visit, roads leading to the airport will be temporarily closed and will therefore affect airline operations from January 15 to 19,” AirAsia said in a statement.
The following are the canceled flights:
AirAsia said affected passengers would be able to choose from these options:
• Move to the next available flights of the same route within 30 days from original departure
• Credit shell valid for 90 days
Affected passengers may call AirAsia’s hotline: (+632) 7422742 from Mondays to Sundays at 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific have also declared flight cancellations due to the papal visit.