More flights cancelled due to bad weather in Japan

By on October 13, 2014


Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Wikipedia photo
Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Wikipedia photo

MANILA — More flights to/from Japan cancelled Monday due to bad weather caused by typhoon “Vongfong” in southwestern Japan.

According to the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), among flights cancelled include 3K 763 (Kansai-Manila), and 3K 764 (Manila-Kansai).

Both flights belong to Jet Star Airlines.

Also cancelled was a Delta Air flight — DL 629 (Nagoya-Manila).

Earlier, Philippine Airlines (PAL) also cancelled flights PR 438 (Manila-Nagoya), PR 408 (Manila-Kansai), and PR 432 (Manila-Narita).

According to Japanese weather bureau reports, the typhoon has already injured dozens of people since it reached the Japanese mainland.

On the other hand, two domestic flights were also cancelled due to bad weather.

These flights were 5J 531 (Manila-Busuanga), and 5J 532 (Busuanga-Manila) of Cebu Pacific.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) earlier predicted MIMAROPA to experience cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms.

Palawan, where Busuanga is located, is a province which is part of the MIMAROPA region.