Local airlines complying with ECQ, cancel flights

Published July 31, 2021, 11:22 AM

by Emmie V. Abadilla

Local carriers are only flying passengers on essential travel and cancelling flights to comply with government restrictions under the July 30 to August 5, 2021 heightened General Community Quarantine (GCQ) and the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) from August 6 to August 20, 2021.

Domestic travel to and from Manila will be confined to essential travelers, including National Capital Region (NCR) Plus residents returning to Manila, Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced.

International and domestic flights to and from Manila shall continue operating during the ECQ and heightened GCQ periods, subject to compliance with travel restrictions and related travel protocols.

“We may have to reduce or cancel flights on certain routes as a result of the restrictions, and we will make the appropriate announcements on any adjustments once these are finalized,” according to the PAL statement.

This morning (July 31) PAL cancelled the following flights:

MANILA-CATICLAN (BORACAY)-MANILA

PR 2041 Mnl-Caticlan July 31 to Aug3

PR 2043 Mnl-Caticlan July 31 to Aug 3

PR 2039/2040 Mnl-Caticlan-Mnl

July31 to Aug20

PR 2041/2042 Mnl-Caticlan-Mnl

Aug4 to 20

PR 2043/2044 Mnl-Caticlan-Mnl Aug4 to 20

PR 2045/2046 Mnl-Caticlan-Mnl

July 31 to Aug20

MANILA-BUSUANGA-MANILA

PR 2963/2964 Mnl-Busuanga-Mnl

Aug 6 to 20

MANILA-PUERTO PRINCESA-MANILA

PR2781/2782Mnl-P/Princesa-Mnl Aug10,15, 17

MANILA-CEBU-MANILA

PR 1849/1850 Mnl-Cebu Aug1 to 20

PR 2861 Mnl-Cebu Aug1 to 19

PR 2836 Cebu-Mnl Aug1 to 20

MANILA-DAVAO-MANILA

PR 1809/1810 Mnl-Davao-Mnl

Aug 1 to 20

PR 1819/1820 Mnl-Davao-Mnl

Aug 1 to 20

MANILA-CAGAYAN DE ORO-MANILA

PR 2519/2520Mnl-Cagayan de Oro-Mnl Aug2 to 20

PR 2529/2530Mnl-Cagayan de Oro-Mnl Aug2 to20

MANILA-TAGBILARAN (PANGLAO)-MANILA

PR 2777/2778 Mnl-Tagbilaran-Mnl Aug2 to 20

MANILA-TACLOBAN-MANILA

PR2981/2982Mnl-Tacloban-Mnl Aug 5 to 6/ 8 to20

MANILA-DIPOLOG-MANILA

PR2561/2562Mnl-Dipolog-MnlAug6/11/13/18/ 20

PR2557/2558 Mnl-Dipolog-Mnl Aug8 to 16

MANILA-DUMAGUETE-MANILA

PR2543/2544Mnl-Dumaguete-MnlAug8/15/22/29

PR2545/2546Mnl-Dumaguete-MnlAug7/14/21/28

MANILA-KALIBO-MANILA

PR 2969/2970 Mnl-Kalibo-Mnl Aug7/8/14/15

MANILA-BACOLOD-MANILA

PR 2129/2130 Mnl-Bacolod-Mnl Aug9 & 16

PR 2132 Bacolod-Mnl Aug15

CEBU-SIARGAO-CEBU

PR2374/2375 Cebu-Siargao-Cebu July31

CEBU-CATICLAN (BORACAY)-CEBU

PR 2368/2369 Ceb-Caticlan-Ceb Aug1 to 20

CEBU-CAGAYAN DE ORO-CEBU

PR 2315/2316 Ceb-Cagayan de Oro-Ceb Aug2 & 9

PR 2313/2314 Ceb-Cagayan de Oro-Ceb Aug5 &12

Affected passengers may opt to rebook their flights to a later date, convert their tickets to a Travel Voucher or refund their tickets without penalties.

Cebu Pacific (CEB) and Cebgo already announced their flight Cancellations from July 31 to August 5, 2021 last night.

Following this resolution, Cebu Pacific and Cebgo will be cancelling the following flights beginning July 31 to August 5, 2021:

Route

Flight numbers

Dates Covered

Manila – Bohol – Manila

5J 619 / 620

Aug 1 and 5, 2021

Manila – Boracay (Caticlan)

5J 891

July 31, 2021

Manila – Boracay (Caticlan)

5J 895

Aug 4, 2021

Manila – Boracay (Caticlan)

5J 899

July 31, Aug 1, 2, 3, 5, 2021

Manila – Boracay (Caticlan)

5J 901

July 31, Aug 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 2021

Manila – Boracay (Caticlan)

5J 905

July 31, Aug 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 2021

Manila – Boracay (Caticlan) – Manila

5J 891/892

August 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 2021

Manila – Boracay (Caticlan) – Manila

5J 895/896

July 31, Aug 1, 2, 3, 5, 2021

Manila – Boracay (Caticlan) – Manila

5J 899/900

Aug 4, 2021

Cebu – Boracay (Caticlan) – Cebu

DG 6132 / 6133

Aug 5, 2021

Manila – Cebu – Manila

5J 565/566

July 31, Aug 1, 2, 4, 2021

Cebu – Clark – Cebu

DG 6984 / 6985

Aug 3, 2021

Manila – Coron – Manila

DG 6043 / 6044

Aug 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 2021

Manila – Davao – Manila

5J 977/978

Aug 1 and 3, 2021

Manila – Naga – Manila

DG 6117 / 6118

Aug 3, 2021

Manila – Ozamiz – Manila

5J 783 / 784

Aug 2 and 5, 2021

Manila – Roxas – Manila

5J 373 / 374

Aug 4, 2021

Manila – San Jose – Manila

DG 6031 / 6032

Aug 5, 2021

Cebu – Siargao – Cebu

DG 6851 / 6852

Aug 1 and 4, 2021

Manila – Tacloban – Manila

5J 649 / 650

Aug 5, 2021

CEB is informing affected passengers via contact details provided in their bookings.

They may select their preferred option through the Manage Booking portal on the Cebu Pacific website (http://bit.ly/CEBmanageflight) until 30 days from date of departure:

They can rebook for travel within 60 days at no additional cost, store the amount in a virtual CEB wallet valid for two years and use this to either book a new flight or pay for add-ons or refund their tickets although the process may take up to two months from the date of request.

CEB will provide updates on their flights from August 6 to 20, 2021, in the coming days.

For its part, AirAsia informed guests from NCR Plus, Cebu and Davao City about the “Temporary Suspension” of inbound travel to Iloilo City, Iloilo Province and Cagayan de Oro City from August 1 to 7, 2021.

In accordance with the Department of Tourism’s directive returning flights are allowed for tourists residing in the NCR Plus.

Only Essential Travelers and Authorized Persons Outside Residence (APOR) can travel.

These include health/emergency frontline personnel, government officials and frontline personnel, duly authorized humanitarian assistance actors, persons traveling for medical/humanitarian reasons, persons going to the airport for travel abroad, persons crossing zones for work or business permitted in the zone of destination, and going back home as well as returning or repatriated OFWs and other Overseas Filipinos returning to their places of residence

“AirAsia would like to advise our guests to regularly check our social media pages for updated travel requirements,” according to AirAsia Philippines Spokesperson Steve Dailisan.

“We will continue to monitor the situation in our various domestic destinations, and will update flight schedules regularly as needed.”

AirAsia is offering provisions for guests who wish to make changes to their flights in line with the new developments following the Philippine government’s latest directive.

Guests coming from and going to Manila with existing flight bookings with a departure date from 31 July to 20 August can move their flight from 21 August 2021 until 30 September 2021 and will be able to select from a range of extended flexibility options for future travel.

Options available for guests with flight bookings cancelled by the airline include unlimited flight changes.

They can change to any new travel date before 21 August 2021 on the same route for an unlimited number of times without any additional cost, subject to seat availability.

Another option is to retain the value of the flight booking in the guest’s AirAsia BIG Member account for future travel with AirAsia to be redeemed within 730 calendar days (2 years) from the issuance date.

The travel date of the new booking can fall on any date within the published flight schedule on airasia.com

Guests who need assistance may chat with AVA on the airasia super app, airasia.com or log on to support.airasia.com to make their selection.

Manila-Caticlan Z2 221 (10:20am) and Z2 223 (14:05pm) flights for today, 31 July 2021 are both cancelled due to leisure travel restrictions.

Caticlan-Manila Z2 222 (12:05nn) and Z2 224 (15:45pm) for 31 July 2021, remains operational.

July 31 to August 20, 2021 FLIGHT SCHEDULE

ROUTE

FLIGHT NO.FLIGHT DATESManila – Bohol – ManilaZ2 358 / 359July 31, August 1- 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17 & 19, 2021Manila – BacolodZ2 605July 31, August 4, 7, 11, 14 & 18 2021Bacolod – ManilaZ2 606

Z2 608July 31, August 1, 4, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15 & 18 2021

July 31, August 7 & 14, 2021Cebu – Bacolod – CebuZ2 775 / 604August 4, 11 & 18 2021Manila – CebuZ2 775

Z2 777

Z2 783July 31, August 1, 4-20, 2021

August 2, 2021

August 1-4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18 & 20, 2021Cebu – ManilaZ2 776

Z2 604

Z2 778

Z2 782July 31, August 1, 5-10, 12-17, 19 & 20, 2021

August 4, 11 & 18 2021

August 2, 2021

August 1-4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18 & 20, 2021Manila – Cagayan de Oro – ManilaZ2 691 / 692August 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16 & 19, 2021Manila – Davao – ManilaZ2 613 / 614July 31, August 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19 & 20 2021Manila – General Santos – ManilaZ2 661 / 662August 4,6,11,13,18 & 20, 2021Manila – Iloilo – ManilaZ2 309 / 310August 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18 & 20, 2021Manila – Kalibo – ManilaZ2 711 / 712August 3, 5, 10,12, 17 & 19, 2021Manila – Tacloban – ManilaZ2 322 / 323

Z2 327 / 328

Z2 331 / 332July 31, August 1, 2, 4-20, 2021

August 3 – 20, 2021

August 1, 2, 8 & 15, 2021Manila – Zamboanga – ManilaZ2 651 / 652July 31, August 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17 & 19, 2021Manila -Puerto Princesa – ManilaZ2 432 / 433August 1, 6, 8, 13, 15 & 20, 2021Caticlan – ManilaZ2 222

Z2 224

Z2 226July 31, August 1-3, 2021

July 31, August 1, 2021

August 1-5 2021

 
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