PAL resumes flights

A PAL plane at NAIA (Rafael Taboy photo)

With Typhoon Mangkhut’s exit and current distance from the Philippines, the Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced it will revert to normal operations on Monday, 17 September.

Except for four cancellations – PR 382/383 Manila – Canton – Manila and PR2614/2615 – Clark – Tuguegarao – Clark, all other PAL international and domestic flights will operate based on published schedules.

Tuguegarao Airport shall remain closed until 19 September, Wednesday based on a notice to airmen from the country’s aviation authority.

Flights to and from Hongkong, Macau and other parts of China will resume 17 September.

The following is a summary of Sunday (16 September) flight cancellations:


PR313 Hong Kong- Manila
PR391 Beijing- Cebu
2P2392 Chengdu-Cebu
PR300/301 Manila- Hong Kong- Manila
PR318/319 Manila- Hong Kong- Manila
PR306/307 Manila- Hong Kong- Manila
PR310/311 Manila- Hong Kong- Manila
PR312 Manila- Hong Kong
PR382/383 Manila- Guangzhou (Canton)- Manila
PR352/353 Manila- Macau- Manila


– PR2688/2689 Clark-Basco-Clark
– PR2614/2615 Clark-Tuguegarao-Clark
– PR2196/2197 Manila-Laoag-Manila
– PR2198/2199 Manila-Laoag-Manila

Affected passengers of the 14 to 17 September cancellations due to typhoon Ompong (International Code Name Mangkhut) are advised to avail of any of the following options:

1. Rebook on the flight of your choice within 30 days from original travel date with rebooking service fees waived.

2. Reroute or refund your ticket cost

3. Await PAL’s notification via email/call-out/text on the next available flight or replacement flight you were rebooked on, if any. (Notification applies to passengers with contact details on their passenger name records)

For more information, passengers may visit for flight status 48 hours before trip. The information can also be seen via myPALapp.

Queries can be made through the PAL hotline (02) (+632) 855-8888, the PAL website, the Official PAL Facebook page or the nearest PAL ticketing office or partner travel agent.

“We thank our passengers for their understanding and kind cooperation in the midst of these typhoon-related disruptions,” PAL said in a statement. :We also extend our prayers and sincere concern to all the families who suffered losses and hardship as a result of this destructive typhoon.”

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