Philippine Airlines cancels some Sept. 15-16 flights because of Typhoon ‘Ompong’

​ANYONE trying to catch a flight today, September 15 and tomorrow, September 16, you may try to check the status of your flight in this Philippine Airlines (PAL) advisory.

The Philippine flag carrier flights update was made as of 10 a.m., September 15. Check for latest updates.

Here is the PAL announcement:

For the safety of our passengers, PAL has cancelled all flights to and from Hong Kong, Macau, and Guangzhou (Canton) tomorrow, September 16, as Typhoon Ompong (international name “Mangkhut”) continues its progress towards Southern China.

PAL aircraft
Photo: PAL on Facebook.

Our full list of Sept 15 and Sept 16 cancellations:

September 15 (Saturday) – International Flights Cancelled

PR313 Hong Kong – Manila, PR2483 Seoul (Incheon) – Tagbilaran, PR352/ 353 Manila- Macau- Manila,PR5408/407 Manila- Osaka (Kansai)-Manila, PR334/335 Manila- Xiamen-Manila, PR300/301 Manila- Hong Kong- Manila, PR306/307 Manila- Hong Kong- Manila
PR318/319 Manila- Hong Kong- Manila, PR310/311 Manila- Hong Kong- Manila,

PR312 Manila- Hong Kong, PR390 Cebu- Beijing, PR423 Tokyo (Haneda)- Manila, PR336/337 Manila- Shanghai (Pudong)- Manila, 2P9747/ 9748 Cebu- Hangzhou- Cebu,  2P2391 Cebu- Chengdu, 2P2328/2329 Manila- Haikou- Manila, PR356/357 Manila- Quanzhou (Jinjiang)- Manila.
September 15 (Saturday) – Domestic Flights Cancelled

PR2196/2197 Manila – Laoag- Manila, PR2198/2199 Manila – Laoag- Manila, PR2688/2689 Clark – Basco- Clark, PR2614/2615 Clark – Tuguegarao- Clark, PR833/835 Clark – Cagayan- Clark, PR831 Clark – Davao, PR2671/2672 Clark- Calbayog- Clark, PR2875/2876 Clark- Siargao- Clark, PR2684/2685 Clark- Busuanga- Clark, PR2678/2679 Clark- Busuanga- Clark, PR2153/ 2154 Manila- Bacolod- Manila, PR 2789/ 2790 Manila- Puerto Princesa- Manila

September 16 (Sunday) -International Flights Cancelled

PR313 Hong Kong- Manila, PR391 Beijing- Cebu, 2P2392 Chengdu-Cebu, PR300/301 Manila- Hong Kong- Manila, PR318/319 Manila- Hong Kong- Manila, PR306/307 Manila- Hong Kong- Manila, PR310/311 Manila- Hong Kong- Manila, PR312 Manila- Hong Kong
PR382/383 Manila- Guangzhou (Canton)- Manila, PR352/353 Manila- Macau- Manila

September 15 (Saturday) – International Flights Delayed

The following flights from the Middle East will arrive in the afternoon of September 15 instead of their original morning arrival times, to stay clear of the typhoon:

PR685 Doha – Manila, PR655 Riyadh – Manila, PR659 Dubai – Manila,

PR683 Dammam – Manila

For Attention — This is a developing situation; we expected further changes:

As of 10:20 AM, Manila (MNL) and Clark (CRK) airports are open and other flights are operating normally except for some weather-related delays and diversions. PR105 from San Francisco was diverted to land in Cebu, while PR538 from Denpasar Bali and PR2808 from Davao were diverted to Iloilo; these diverted flights proceeded to Manila after securing the necessary clearances and refueling.

PAL will closely monitor the typhoon situation and will provide updates on any further changes in schedules. Please continue to monitor the status of your flights by checking advisories on our Official PAL Facebook page, or by logging on to and checking the flight status page within 48 hours before your scheduled trip. You may also download the PAL Mobile App.

Please do not proceed to the airport if your flight is cancelled, but instead avail of the rebooking or rerouting options as shown below.

For passengers of cancelled flights:

If your contact details are in our reservations records, you will be informed of the status of your flights via e-mail and/or call-out and/or SMS/text.

PAL shall endeavor to rebook you on the next available flights or replacement flights, if any. You have the option to rebook on the flight of your choice within 30 days from original travel date with rebooking service fees waived. You also have the option to reroute or refund your ticket cost.

For more information, you may call PAL hotline (02) (+632) 855-8888, visit the PAL Website or the Official PAL Facebook page.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. We wish you all a safe weekend. (from Philippine Airlines website)

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