Five domestic airports closed, Tacloban no commercial flights — CAAP


MANILA, Dec. 7 (PNA) — Five airports remain closed due to typhoon “Ruby”, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said on Sunday.

On its official Twitter account, CAAP said that as of 1:15 p.m., the closed airports include those in the cities of Naga, Masbate, Legazpi, Caticlan, and Calbayog.

CAAP said that operations at the Daniel Romualdez Airport, also known as the Tacloban Airport, will be limited.

Tacloban Airport will only be open for military and general aviation aircraft relief operations. There will be no commercial flights yet, CAAP said.

Meanwhile,“Ruby” prompted the cancellation of several domestic and international flights on Sunday, the Manila International Airport Authority said in an advisory.

MIAA said that among the flights cancelled include those from Philippine Airlines (PAL), Cebu Pacific, PAL Express, TigerAir, and AirAsia Zest. (PNA)

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