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Cebu Pacific cancels 80 flights due to 'Ompong'

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A TOTAL of 80 local and international flights have been cancelled by Cebu Pacific starting Friday, September 14, as Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) threatens Northern Luzon.

In its 1 p.m. advisory, Cebu Pacific and its sister company Cebgo, which operates Sea Air and Tiger Air, said the cancellation will start Friday until Monday, September 17, affecting 15 local destinations.

These are Manila, Tuguegarao, Cauayan, Virac, Basco, Naga, Cebu, Iloilo, Bacolod, Tacloban, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, General Santos, Dumaguete, and Puero Princesa.

The three international destinations affected are: Hong Kong, Singapore and Macau.

Here are the cancelled flights:

September 14, 2018 (Friday)

* 5J 504/505 Manila-Tuguegarao-Manila

* 5J 506/507 Manila-Tuguegarao-Manila

* 5J 192/193 Manila-Cauayan-Manila

* 5J 821/822 Manila-Virac-Manila

* DG 6111/6112 Manila-Naga-Manila

* DG 6009/6010 Manila-Basco-Manila

September 15, 2018 (Saturday)

* 5J 504/505 Manila-Tuguegarao-Manila

* 5J 506/507 Manila-Tuguegarao-Manila

* 5J 196/197 Manila-Cauayan-Manila

* DG 6009/6010 Manila-Basco-Manila

* 5J 553/580 Manila-Cebu-Manila

* 5J 569/570 Manila-Cebu-Manila

* 5J 451/452 Manila-Iloilo-Manila

* 5J 453/454 Manila-Iloilo-Manila

* 5J 455/456 Manila-Iloilo-Manila

* 5J 487/488 Manila-Bacolod-Manila

* 5J 475/476 Manila-Bacolod-Manila

* 5J 489/490 Manila-Bacolod-Manila

* 5J 651/652 Manila-Tacloban-Manila

* 5J 653/654 Manila-Tacloban-Manila

* 5J 789/790 Manila-Butuan-Manila

* 5J 373/374 Manila-Roxas-Manila

* 5J 381/382 Manila-Cagayan de Oro-Manila

* 5J 389/390 Manila-Cagayan de Oro-Manila

* 5J 961/962 Manila-Davao-Manila

* 5J 995/996 Manila-General Santos-Manila

* 5J 625/626 Manila-Dumaguete-Manila

* 5J 647/648 Manila-Puerto Princesa-Manila

* 5J 150/149 Clark-Hong Kong-Clark

* 5J 537/538 Clark-Singapore-Clark

September 16, 2018 (Sunday)

* 5J 150/149 Clark-Hong Kong-Clark

* 5J 120/121 Clark-Hong Kong-Clark

* 5J 272/273 Manila-Hong Kong-Manila

* 5J 110/111 Manila-Hong Kong-Manila

* 5J 112/113 Manila-Hong Kong-Manila

* 5J 114/115 Manila-Hong Kong-Manila

* 5J 240/241 Cebu-Hong Kong-Cebu

* 5J 362/363 Manila-Macau-Manila

* 5J 370 Clark-Macau

* 5J 242 Iloilo-Hong Kong

September 17, 2018 (Monday)

* 5J 243 Hong Kong-Iloilo

* 5J 371 Macau-Clark

The airline company has urged passengers not to proceed to the airport but instead avail themselves of the following options, without penalties: 1) rebook; 2) put the cost of the ticket in a travel fund for future use; 3) or get a full refund.

Other passengers flying in and out of Manila and Clark from September 13 until Saturday (September 15), as well as those flying to and from Hong Kong and Macau on Monday (September 17), may also avail themselves of the above options, Cebu Pacific said.

Passengers are encouraged to rebook or refund before their flights through the “Manage Booking” section of the Cebu Pacific website www.cebupacificair.com.

As they are expecting a high volume of requests, Cebu Pacific has also advised its passengers to contact them through their social media accounts, facebook.com/cebupacificair and Twitter (@CebuPacificAir) or thru "telephone number +632 702 0888. (VLA/SunStar Philippines)


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