PAL Express flights from Zamboanga to Cebu, Davao, Jolo, and Tawi-tawi remain suspended

MANILA, (PNA) — Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Wednesday said that only its Manila-Zamboanga-Manila trips will resume flights on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday after the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) lifted commercial airline flight suspension in Zamboanga City.

“PAL Express will operate one flight Manila-Zamboanga-Manila on Thursday and two flights each on Friday and Saturday using Airbus A320 aircraft that can accommodate up to 180 passengers,” PAL said in its advisory.

“Flights from Zamboanga to Cebu, Davao, Jolo and Tawi-Tawi remain suspended,” it added.

PAL said its flights on Thursday will be as follows: Flight 2P-995 will depart Manila at 11:40 a.m. and is expected to arrive Zamboanga at 1:15 pm. Flight 2P-996 will leave Zamboanga at 2 p.m. and is scheduled to arrive Manila at 3:40 p.m.

On Friday and Saturday, PAL will have the following trips: Flight 2P 993 departs Manila 9 a.m., arrives Zamboanga 10:40 a.m.; Flight 2P 994 departs Zamboanga 11:10 a.m., arrives Manila 12:40 p.m.; Flight 2P 997 departs Manila 1:50 p.m., arrives Zamboanga 3:30 p.m.; Flight 2P 998 departs Zamboanga 4:00 p.m., arrives Manila 5:30 p.m.

PAL said priority will be given to ticketed passengers with bookings on the above flights and dates. Any remaining seats will be given to passengers of previously cancelled flights on first-come, first-serve basis.

In Zamboanga, only passengers with one piece hand-carried bag and no checked-in luggage will be allowed to board the aircraft.