As Bicol braces for Mayon’s eruption, Cebu Pacific cancels flights for 2nd day

January 23, 2018 - 5:07 PM
Lava effusion event in the wee hours of January 23, 2018. PHIVOLCS photograph

MANILA – For the second day, Cebu Pacific has had to cancel flights to the cities of Naga and Legazpi as the Bicol region braces for what is feared would be Mayon Volcano’s hazardous eruption following the raising of Alert Level 4.

“We are closely monitoring the Mayon Volcano situation. Passengers with flights to and from the Bicol region over the next few days are advised to monitor their flight schedules. We will provide updates as soon as possible,” Cebu Pacific said.

In an advisory, the low-cost carrier said the following Cebu Pacific and Cebgo flights scheduled for Wednesday (January 24, 2018) are cancelled:

Route Flight ETD ETA
5J 321 455am 600am
5J 323 810am 920am
5J 325 1215pm 130pm
5J 327 250pm 400pm

5J 322 630am 730am
5J 324 950am 1055am
5J 326 200pm 310pm
5J 328 430pm 540pm

DG 6204 200pm 320pm

DG 6205 340pm 500pm

Passengers booked on these cancelled flights are being informed, said Cebu Pacific. They may opt to take any of the following options:
• Rebook at a later travel date within 30 days, free of charge
• Get a full refund
• Place the cost of the ticket in a Travel Fund for future use

Guests may manage their bookings and avail of any of these options via the Cebu Pacific website, https://book.cebupacificair. com.

Those with inquiries and concerns were advised to visit the official Cebu Pacific Facebook ( or Twitter (@CebuPacificAir) accounts, or contact the Cebu Pacific hotline at +632 7020-888.