Tigerair PH cancels flights to Tacloban

Posted at 07/09/14 10:27 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Tigerair Philippines on Wednesday cancelled flights between Manila and Tacloban, as the Tacloban airport undergoes repairs.

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) suspended operations in the Tacloban Airport today (July 9) to allow for repairs on the runway.

CAAP Spokesman Joy Joya said the runway will be reopened on Thursday, July 10, at 5 p.m.

The following Tigerair flights to and from Tacloban have been cancelled today:DG 042/7044 Manila-Tacloban; and DG 7043/7045 Tacloban-Manila.

Tigerair Philippines said it is arranging the re-accommodation of passengers to the soonest available flights.

Passengers in these cancelled flights may avail of any of the following options for free rebooking within 30 days from original departure date; refund or travel fund.

The Department of Transportation and Communications earlier awarded a P42.5 million to rebuild the airport, which was heavily damaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda last November.