MIAA cancels flights due to bad weather caused by ‘Nanmadol’

September 19, 2022 Jun I. Legaspi 348 views

DUE to bad weather, Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) announced the cancellations of some international flights.

In the advisory posted by MIAA Media Affairs Flight Advisory 1, September 19, 2022, (1:00 a.m), the flights were canceled after typhoon “Nanmadol” made landfall in Japan.

Among those affected were flights: Philippine Airlines (PAL) PR 438 Manila – Nagoya; PR 437 Nagoya-Manila; PR 426 Manila-Fukuoka; PR 425 Fukuoka-Manila; PR 412 Manila-Osaka; PR 411 Osaka-Manila Cebu Pacific (CEB) affected flights are 5J 828 Manila-Osaka and 5J Osaka-Manila.

Flight and group operations at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) are suspended. The alert is a safety measure taken to prevent an untoward incident from happening when lightings are prevalent in the immediate area and may endanger personnel, passengers, and even flight operations, said the second MIAA advisory around 10:57 a.m. (Sept. 19, 2022).

In the 4th advisory issued by MIAA, flight operations at NAIA resumed after the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) lowered the “Lightning Red Alert” to “Yellow” as of 1:48 p.m., Monday (Sept. 19, 2022).