6 domestic flights grounded due to the LPA

January 21, 2014 12:12 pm 

MANILA, Jan. 21 — At least six domestic flights were cancelled Tuesday as a low pressure area (LPA) spotted east-southeast of Davao City brings moderate to heavy rains in the eastern portion of the country.

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) Media Affairs Division (MAD) said Philippine Airlines Express (PALex) flight 2P-967 Manila to Butuan, and its turn around flight 2P-968 were both affected by the bad weather. Flight 2P-967 had a standard time of departure (STD) of 6:10 a.m., while flight 2P-968 had a standard time of arrival (STA) back in Manila at 9:40 a.m.

Also grounded were PALex flights 869/879 Manila-Cagayan de Oro-Manila with STD of 8:45 a.m. and STA of 12:30 a.m.; and Air Asia flights Z2-340/341 Manila-Cagayan de Oro-Manila with STD of 5:05 a.m. and STA of 8:55 a.m. (PNA)



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