8 December 2014
|Tacloban Airport Re-opens its door to commercial jets today after
extensive runway repair works was completed last week. It was however
closed Friday to all commercial traffic by CAAP due to typhoon Hagupit.|
Meanwhile, the recently repaired airport terminal was damaged again by strong winds causing its roof to open and ceiling to collapse. Repair works and clearing operations was undertaken yesterday and is expected to be completed before the end of the year.
Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific said that they will resume flights next week after the CAA ordered yesterday the closure of Tacloban Airport for commercial operations between December 7-14 for major relief operations. Passengers are advised to check with their airlines.