Flight cancellations by Cebu Pacific disturbs holiday travel in Philippines

Published on : Saturday, December 27, 2014

cebu-pacific-airlines-philippines1The numerous flight cancellations by Cebu Pacific Air during the peak holiday season affected a lot of passengers this year. Major government aviation bodies are set to convene on Monday, December 29 to presume the possible liability of the low-cost airline.


The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines along with the Civil Aeronautics Board, Manila International Airport Authority are investigating the root cause of the continuous flight cancellation.


According to reports, thousands of travelers including those flying from Manila to Tacloban were stranded due to the airlines uncalled for flight cancellations.


Cebu Pacific vice president for corporate affairs Juan Lorenzo Tanada said the carrier will fully cooperate with government to address their inquiries. However, Tanada said Cebu Pacific has not received formal communication from any of the aviation bodies.



On Thursday, December 25, Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya ordered aviation authorities and airlines to open more check-in counters and deploy more employees to absorb thousands of passengers stranded for hours in Manila and Cebu airports.

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