3 airlines cancel Manila-HK flights due to protests

MANILA Due to the ongoing public protests in Hong Kong, at least three airlines (Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Cathay Pacific) have announced cancellation of flights between Manila and Hong Kong on Monday.

The airlines issued the cancellations as protests are causing a slowdown in airport operations, and that the Airport Authority Hong Kong have implemented a flight reduction scheme.

The cancelled flights were:

Philippine Airlines (PR) 318 MNL HKG

PR319 HKG MNL

PR306 MNL HKG

PR307 HKG - MNL

Cathay Pacific (CX) 907 - HKG - MNL

CX906 - MNL - HKG

CX919 - HKG - MNL

CX918 - MNL - HKG-

CX903 - HKG - MNL

CX902 - MNL - HKG

CX935 - HKG MNL

CX934 - MNL HKG

CX939 HKG MNL

Cebu Pacific (5J) 112 MNL - HKG

5J 113 HKG MNL

Cebu Pacific spokesperson Charo Lagamon said passengers of cancelled flights will be accommodated later today: 5J 114 MNL-HKG at 6:05 p.m., and 5J 115 HKG-MNL at 10:05 p.m.

The airline will waive all charges for rebooking and refunds for tickets with dates August 5-7, she added.

Cathay Pacific, meanwhile, also announced cancellation of CX 976 and CX 912 MNL-HKG flights scheduled for August 6. (PNA)

Source: Philippines News Agency