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Cebu Pacific cancels 72 flights at NAIA for arrival of Japan’s imperial couple

/ 07:25 AM January 26, 2016

MANILA — Cebu Pacific (CEB) and Tiger Airways Philippines (now CEBGO) announced on Monday, the cancellation of 72 flights in anticipation of the closure of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) runway for the arrival and the departure of Japan’s imperial couple.

In an advisory, Cebu Pacific has announced that 28 of its flights, all domestic except for two international flights to and from Singapore, will be grounded on Tuesday for the arrival of Their Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko.

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CEBGO cancelled on Tuesday eight domestic flights.

For the January 30 departure of the imperial couple, 30 CEB domestic flights were cancelled while six grounded CEBGO flights were grounded.

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The air carriers are arranging the re-accommodation of affected passengers on the next available flights.

They also offered affected flyers the option of rebooking their flights within 30 days from their original departure date or a full refund.

Philippine Airlines (PAL), meanwhile, did not cancel flights but asked the public for patience advising them to anticipate delays during the arrival and the departure of Japan’s Emperor and Empress.

LIST OF CEB AND CEBGO FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS

January 26, 2015 (Tuesday)

5J487/488 Manila – Bacolod – Manila
5J391/392 Manila – Cagayan de Oro – Manila
5J389/390 Manila – Cagayan de Oro – Manila
5J989/990 Manila – General Santos – Manila
5J449/450 Manila – Iloilo – Manila
5J455/456 Manila – Iloilo – Manila
5J327/328 Manila – Legazpi – Manila
5J647/648 Manila – Puerto Princesa – Manila
5J645/646 Manila – Puerto Princesa – Manila
5J375/376 Manila – Roxas – Manila
5J813/814 Manila – Singapore – Manila
5J659/660 Manila – Tacloban – Manila
5J506/507 Manila – Tuguegarao – Manila
5J857/858 Manila – Zamboanga – Manila

DG 6233/6234 Manila – Caticlan – Manila
DG 6241/6242 Manila – Caticlan – Manila
DG 6243/6244 Manila – Caticlan – Manila
DG 6117/6118 Manila – Naga – Manila

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January 30, 2016 (Saturday)

5J487/488 Manila – Bacolod – Manila
5J785/786 Manila – Butuan – Manila
5J383/384 Manila – Cagayan de Oro – Manila
5J391/392 Manila – Cagayan de Oro – Manila
5J567/568 Manila – Cebu – Manila
5J963/964 Manila – Davao – Manila
5J975/966 Manila – Davao – Manila
5J993/994 Manila – General Santos – Manila
5J449/450 Manila – Iloilo – Manila
5J329/330 Manila – Legazpi – Manila
5J771/772 Manila – Pagadian – Manila
5J637/638 Manila – Puerto Princesa – Manila
5J659/660 Manila – Tacloban – Manila
5J504/505 Manila – Tuguegarao – Manila
5J857/858 Manila – Zamboanga – Manila

DG 6233/6234 Manila – Caticlan – Manila
DG 6235/6236 Manila – Caticlan – Manila

DG 6241/6242 Manila – Caticlan – Manila.

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