NAIA opts to return to normal after disturbance due to ashfall at Taal Volcano


Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Ed Monreal said operations at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) are starting to get back to normal on Tuesday.

Advertisement After the phreatic eruption of the Taal Volcano, flights to and from the airport was put on hold Sunday evening. NAIA resumed partial operations Monday at noontime.

Monreal said they will operate for 24 hours like Monday, to accommodate more flights. NAIA usually operates on 22 hours, with maintenance allocated two hours.

He explained that the airport resumed partial operations only because it was not possible to fully attain the runway capacity, which is 40 movements.

Cebu Pacific released a 9 am warning. Saying Tuesday its NAIA activities were back to normal.

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