Local airlines announced the cancellation of all domestic flights to and from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) from March 15 to April 14 in compliance with the government’s directive.
President Duterte ordered a suspension of domestic land, sea and air travel to and from Metro Manila to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country.
Meanwhile, Clark International Airport said it was ready to meet the expected influx of passengers.
Air Asia said 102 daily domestic flights in and out of Manila would be affected by the travel ban.
It is also offering its passengers the option to make voluntary changes to their travel plans at no cost.
PAL said all international and domestic flights on routes to and from Cebu, Clark and Davao would continue to operate. Around 66 domestic flights will be affected.
“This is a developing situation. We shall provide further updates. As of this time, we are awaiting the official guidelines in relation to the implementation of this temporary suspension of domestic flights to/from Manila,” PAL said.
PAL is also offering free rebooking for the affected flights or refund the full cost of the ticket with waivers of refund fees.