More flights abstracted to Clark airport due to bad weather

MANILA, Philippines  Four flights to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport have been diverted to the Diosdado Macapagal Airport in Clark Freeport, Pampanga, due to poor visibility while four other flights have been canceled due to bad weather.The Manila International Airport Authority, which runs the NAIA, identified the canceled flights as Cebu Pacifc flights 5J-903 and 904 both supposed to have arrived from Caticlan, Aklan at 3:45 p.m. and 6:25 p.m.; 5J-515 from San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, which was supposed to have arrived at 6:25 p.m.; and its return trip, 5J-516.

The Manila-bound flights diverted to Clark were the South East Asian Airlines flight DG-836 from Caticlan and Singapore Airlines SQ-912, both of which were supposed to have arrived at 3:30 p.m.Also diverted to Clark were two Air Philippines Express flights from Caticlan and Puerto Princesa City, 2P-048 and 2P-944, which were supposed to arrive at 4 p.m. and 3:20 respectively.Of the four diverted flights, SQ-912 was able to arrive at NAIA at around 5:45 p.m. The other three have been expected to land at the NAIA on Sunday night, according to airport authorities.The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services earlier forecast cloudy skies with scattered rain showers over the country, with rains becoming widespread over Central and southern Luzon as an active low pressure area ALPA was spotted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, 30 km southeast of Baler, Aurora.

1 Comment

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.