Many Flights cancellations Due Papal visit in Philippines, from January 15-19, 2015

Ahead of Pope Francis' visit to the Philippines, Airlines cancelled flights after the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines announced limited operations at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) from Thursday, January 15, to Monday, January 19.

Here's the list of Airlines that have cancelled and rescheduled flights to and from Manila during the papal visit. Click on the links below to find the complete list of flights, as well as information on rebooking and refunds, if any.

The list will be updated as soon as additional information becomes available.

Cathay Pacific
Cebu Pacific Air
Philippine Airlines  
TigerAir Philippines

The cancellations are due to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines' (CAAP) implementation no Fly zones and runway closures to give way to the Pope's entourage:

January 15

Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Manila
Primary runway (06/24) and secondary runway (13/31) closed for all arriving flights
Departing flights allowed to operate from 2:00-5:15 pm.
No Fly zone between 5:15-6:15pm
January 17

Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport, Tacloban City
Closed from 6:00 am-9:00 pm, except for Papal entourage’s Aircraft
Ninoy Aquino International Airport
Closed from 7:45 am – 8:45 am, and from 5:45 – 6:45 pm
January 19

Ninoy Aquino International Airport
Open for departing Aircraft between 6:00 am – 9:30 am
No Fly zone from 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Flight cancellations: Papal visit in PH, January 15-19, 2015 
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