Travel advisories

Cotabato flights cancelled due to runway closure


Update: Cotabato flights cancelled due to runway repairs

For the safety of our passengers, the following domestic flights to and from Cotabato City will remain suspended until August 31, 2023, in view of the ongoing repair work of the runway at Cotabato’s Awang Airport:

Cancelled flights until August 31, 2023

PR 2959/2960 (Daily)
Manila – Cotabato – Manila

PR 2223/2234 (Monday & Thursday)
Cebu – Cotabato – Cebu

PR 2487/2488 (Monday & Thursday)
Cotabato – Tawi-Tawi – Cotabato

Replacement flights until August 30, 2023

We instead have ongoing replacement flights on the Manila-Davao-Manila route to serve passengers to and from Cotabato, operating every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday until August 30, 2023:

PR 2805 – Manila to Davao (Mon/Wed/Sat) – departing Manila at 0850 AM
PR 2806 – Davao to Manila (Mon/Wed/Sat) – departing Davao at 1120 AM

Passengers previously booked on the cancelled MNL-CBO and CBO-MNL flights are automatically rebooked on the replacement MNL-DVO and DVO-MNL flights.

Passengers boarding the replacement flight from Davao to Manila are requested to be at the Davao International Airport at least three (3) hours before the 1120 AM scheduled departure time.



You have the option to:

  • Reroute to another flight with available space within 60 days from the original flight in the same booking class or higher within the same cabin class.
  • Convert your ticket to Travel Credits equivalent to the unused base fare of your ticket. Voucher validity is one year (1) from the date of issuance.
  • Refund ticket without penalties, excluding Ticketing Service Charge. Please contact us at


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Philippine Airlines will coordinate closely with the authorities to determine when the airport runway conditions will allow for the resumption of commercial flights. As always, your safety is our paramount concern. 

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.