October 27, 2021

Cebu Pacific cancels flights amid NCR MECQ extension – GMA News Online


Budget carrier Cebu Pacific canceled several flights slated for the first week of September as the government only allowed air travel for essential purposes.

The Philippine government, through the Inter Agency Task Force (IATF) Resolution No. 135-A, has retained the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) status of the National Capital Region (NCR), which will end of September 7, 2021.

With this, Cebu Pacific said it will continue to operate flights for essential travel during the period.

The airline canceled the following flights from September 1 to 5, 2021:


Cebu Pacific said passengers with canceled flights may select their preferred option through the Manage Booking portal on the Cebu Pacific website until 30 days from date of departure.

The may opt the following:

  • Rebook for travel within 60 days at no additional cost, following CEB’s permanent removal of change fees. Fare difference waived
  • Store the amount in a virtual CEB wallet valid for two years and use this to either book a new flight or pay for add-ons (e.g. baggage allowance, seat selection, etc.)
  • Refund, which may take up to two months from the date of request.

“However, passengers who wish to voluntarily postpone their domestic flights until September 7 may cancel up to two hours before their scheduled time of departure, and may select their preferred option through the Manage Booking portal on the Cebu Pacific website,” it said.

“Before going to the airport, passengers are advised to check the travel requirements, safety protocols, and frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the CEB website,” it added. —LBG, GMA News

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