By Martin Sadongdong
Local airline Cebu Pacific will resume its flights to and from Taiwan after the travel ban earlier imposed by the Philippine government as part of precautionary measures against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) was lifted Friday.
“In line with the resolution from the Philippine government lifting travel restrictions between Taiwan and the Philippines, Cebu Pacific will resume flights between Manila and Taipei,” said Cebu Pacific Corporate Communications Director Charo Logarta-Lagamon.
Read more: Taiwan travel ban lifted
The schedule of the flights are as follows:
Monday, February 17 – until further notice
5J 310 Manila-Taipei (Departs 10:40 p.m.)
Tuesday, February 18 – until further notice
5J 311 Taipei-Manila (Departs 1:45 a.m. Monday/Wed/Sat; 2:15 a.m. Tuesday/Thursday/Friday/Sunday)
Friday, February 21 – until further notice
5J 312 (Departs 7:05 a.m.)
5J 310 (Departs 10:40 p.m.)
5J 311 (Departs 1:45 a.m.)
5J 313 (Departs 10:45 a.m.)
According to Cebu Pacific, passengers booked on the said flights who have not availed of a refund or travel fund will depart as scheduled.
“They are being notified through the contact details provided upon booking. They may also check the status of their flights through the Manage Booking portal in the Cebu Pacific website: https://book.cebupacificair.com/Manage/Retrieve/,” it added.
For concerns on rebooked flights between Taipei and Manila, the Cebu Pacific can be reached through its official accounts on Facebook or Twitter, or through its website for assistance.
Guests in the Philippines may also visit the Cebu Pacific ticket offices located at:
- Robinsons Galleria, Ortigas Ave, Quezon City
- Robinsons Place, Ermita, Manila
- NAIA Terminal 3 (Departure Level)
- NAIA Terminal 4
- Mactan Cebu International Airport
- Robinsons Galleria Cebu
Earlier, flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced that it will also resume its flights to and from Taiwan starting February 21.
Read more: PAL to resume Taiwan flights