Travel advisories

Flights to US/Canada departing tonight as airspace partially reopens — January 1, 2023

Flights to US/Canada departing tonight as airspace partially reopens  — January 1, 2023


We will operate several  international flights to the U.S. and Canada tonight, 01 January 2023, in view of the partial reopening of Philippine airspace after the authorities resolved technical issues with the navigational air traffic management system.


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The following PAL flights are departing tonight, but with planned delays, in line with approved clearances:


January 1, 2023


PR 118 Manila-Toronto (4 hours delayed)

PR 102 Manila-Los Angeles (4 hours delayed)

PR 104 Manila-San Francisco (4 hours delayed)

PR 116 Manila-Vancouver (4 hours delayed)


We are closely coordinating with the aviation authorities on the adjustment of flight schedules and clearances, as the authorities are working expeditiously to resolve this temporary problem.   


This is a temporary situation, and we will take all necessary steps to restore normal schedules and bring diverted flights back to their original destination as soon as possible. As always, safety is our top priority, and we seek your kind understanding and patience as PAL works with the authorities and our service partners to make the best of a challenging situation.


For urgent concerns and information, you may reach us via:

- Hotline: (+632) 8539-0000 / (+632) 8855-8888

- Philippines Mobile – (+63) 919-056-2255

- Messenger:

- Viber: Search for Philippine Airlines

- WhatsApp: Add us as a new contact (+63) 998-951-4359

- myPAL Web Chat:


Thank you for your kind understanding.