Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila (March 28, 2020)

United States Embassy Manila, Philippines

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila (March 28, 2020)

Location:  Cebu, Philippines

Event: 

Potential Sweeper Flight Cebu-Manila

Mactan Cebu Airport Terminal relayed the following:

  • A sweeper flight from Cebu to Manila may be arranged if there are at least 199 foreign nationals to fill the flight.  Currently, an additional 50 foreign national travelers are required.
  •  Potential travelers must show proof of an outbound international flight out of Manila or a hotel reservation in Manila.
  • Travelers are required to inquire in person and present their documents at the information counter in the domestic departure area (Terminal 1) as soon as possible In order to be waitlisted, travelers must include an active mobile number and email, so they can be informed about the sweeper flight.
  • The flight is subject to the number of passengers who will purchase tickets at the Philippine Airlines (PAL) ticketing office located at the Mactan Airport.
  • According to PAL, the cost of the flight from Cebu to Manila is Php 10,122 per passenger.
  • Passengers may call the Mactan Cebu Airport Help Desk at mobile numbers 0917-573-7180 or 0917-570-3060 or landline numbers (32) 494-9000 ext 7300 or (32) 494-7000 ext 7300 for more information.
  • Passengers may also contact the Department of Tourism (DOT) at 0917-304-2613.

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