Tropical Depression Egay
June 19, 2011 by staff
Tropical Depression Egay, PhilippinesTropical depression Egay 21 domestic flights has dropped since gained strength and moved to the northwest, storm signals increased in several provinces in Luzon. This brought to 25 the total number of flights affected by local weather disturbance. Airport officials said local carriers Cebu Pacific canceled 16 flights and Airphils three flights delayed by bad weather. There were two canceled flights to and from Manila Domestic Terminal.
Visayas and Mindanao Egay battered before the 17-mile per hour sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour near its center. Manila International Airport Authority justifies the cancellation of the flight to ensure passenger safety. The affected flights were from the Visayas and Bicol region, which have experienced heavy rains over the weekend. Tropical Depression also brought overcast skies and heavy rains in Maharashtra
The Cebu Pacific flights affected were:
1) 5J 821 (Manila-Virac);
2) 5J 822 (Virac-Manila);
3) 5J 711 (Manila-Catanduanes);
4) 5J 521 (Manila-Naga);
5) 5J 325 (Manila-Legazpi);
6) 5J 326 (Legazpi-Manila);
7) 5J 895 (Manila Caticlan);
5J 898 (Caticlan-Manila);
9) 5J 893 (Manila Caticlan);
10) 5J 894 (Caticlan-Manila);
11) 5J 196 (Manila-Cauayan);
12) 5J 197 (Isabela-Manila);
13) 5J 508 (Manila-Tuguegarao);
14) 5J 509 (Tuguegarao, Manila);
15) 5J 529 (Manila-Busuanga);
16) 5J 530 (Busuanga-Manila)
The three delayed flights is 2P Airphils 045 (Manila Caticlan) 2P 925 (Manila-Legazpi) and 2P 047 (Manila Caticlan). In the domestic terminal in Manila were canceled 601 flights and the Directorate General of DG 602.
On Saturday, Cebu Pacific canceled two flights from Manila to Catarman, while inter-island airlines suspended flights SeaAir round Rodriguez, Palawan. Airport officials said other flights went ahead as scheduled. Passengers were advised to wait for further developments. Cebu Pacific said passengers could rebook flights within 30 days without penalty.
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