Flight cancellations for Jan. 25 due to Mayon eruption

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 25) — Cebu Pacific cancelled flights to and from Naga scheduled on Jan. 25 due to the effects of Mayon volcano's eruption.

On Wednesday, Mayon spewed thick ash clouds — which can harm aircraft — reaching five kilometers in height.

Read: Mayon volcano spews thick ash cloud anew

The affected flights include:

Flight Route

  • DG 6111 Manila-Naga
  • DG 6112 Naga-Manila
  • DG 6117 Manila-Naga
  • DG 6118 Naga-Manila

The airline said passengers whose flights have been cancelled may avail of any of the following options through the Cebu Pacific website:

  • 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

Cebu Pacific added that passengers may also visit the official Cebu Pacific Facebook or Twitter accounts or call the Cebu Pacific hotline at +632 702-0888.

More eruptions expected

According to Dr. Renato Solidum, director of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the volcano is currently undergoing strombolian activity, which means frequent and moderate eruptions are expected.

State volcanologists raised Alert Level 4 over Mayon on Monday, signifying an imminent hazardous eruption, possibly within days.

Read: PHIVOLCS raises alert level 4 over Mayon Volcano

Alert Level 5 means a hazardous eruption is taking place.

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