Int’l, domestic flights cancelled, re-timed due to ‘Ompong’

MANILA Several international and domestic flights were cancelled on Friday due to Typhoon Ompong, the Manila International Airport Authority said.

As of 3 p.m., the following flights were cancelled:

Xiamen Airlines (MF) 819/820 Xiamen-Manila-Xiamen

MF 8667 Xiamen-Manila

MF 818 Manila-Jinjang

Philippine Airlines (PR) 346 Manila-Pudong

PR 312 Manila-Hong Kong

SkyJet (M8) 816/817 Manila-Basco-Manila

M8 421/412 Manila-Siargao-Manila

M8 715/716 Manila-Busuanga-Manila

Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and AirSwift on Thursday said they would cancel flights in northern Luzon scheduled on September 14-15.

Meanwhile, MIAA said the following flights were supposedly scheduled Saturday morning, but were re-scheduled:

PR 685 Doha-Manila

PR 655 Riyadh-Manila

PR 659 Dubai-Manila

PR 683 Dammam-Manila

PR 127 Vancouver-Manila

Emirates (EK) 334/335 Dubai-Manila-Dubai

The latest bulletin from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said "Ompong" was last eyed 540 km. east of Baler, Aurora, heading northwest at 20 km. per hour. (PNA)

Source: Philippine News Agency

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