NAIA3 reopens for int’l flights tomorrow

Published July 6, 2020, 10:00 PM

by Emmie V. Abadilla

International flights resume at the Ninoy  Aquino Internartional Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3  tomorrow, Wednesday, July 8, 2020, subject to existing travel restrictions.

After temporarily closing  in March 28 this year, NAIA Terminal 3 will open its gates to resume international flight operations tomorrow  beginning 12:01AM.

NAIA Terminal 3 airlines which were relocated to NAIA Terminal 1 last March, yesterday returned to Terminal 3.

Flights of All Nippon Airways (ANA),  Air Aisa Berhad (AK), Cathay Pacific (CX), Emirates (EK), KLM  Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM), Qatar Airways (QR),  Singapore Airlines (SQ) and Turkish Airlines (TK) will arrive and depart from Terminal 3 starting tomorrow.  

International operations of other  airline carriers assigned in Terminal 3 however remain suspended to date.  These are Cebu Pacific, Delta Air, Qantas Airways, and United Airlines.   

Meanwhile, NAIA Terminal 2  continues to service international arrival flights of Philippine Airlines. 

PAL  international departures on the other hand operate from NAIA Terminal 1.

Airlines assigned in NAIA Terminal  1 shall  remain in Terminal 1.  

These airlines include Air China (CA), Air Niugini (PX), Asiana Airlines (OZ), China Airlines (CI), China Eastern (MU), China Southern (CZ), Etihad Airways (EY), Eva Air (BR), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Gulf Air (GF), Hong Kong Airlines, Japan Airlines (JL), Jeju Air (7C), Jetstar Asia (3K, )Jetstar Japan (GK), Korean Airlines (KE), Kuwait Airways (KU), Malaysian Airlines (MH), Oman Air (WY), Royal Brunei Airlines (BI), Saudia Airlines (SV), Scoot (TR), Thai Airways (TG) and Xiamen Air.   Some foreign carriers operating  in Manila also service repatriation flights.

NAIA Terminal 4 shall remain closed until further notice.

On current domestic operations, Cebu Pacific (5J), Cebgo (DG), Philippines Air Asia (Z2) and Air Swift (T6) flights  operate to and from NAIA Terminal 3 while Philippine Airlines (PR)  and PAL Express (2P)  operate to and from NAIA Terminal 2.  These airlines also operate sweeper flights. The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) advises the public to constantly check airline websites for announcements.