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COVID Plans of Airlines in the Philippines

What Are Airlines Doing For Traveler Peace Of Mind?

As the Philippines is reaching the point of easing quarantine. And as Airlines are prepping to relaunch domestic routes. We look at what the main Airlines are doing for traveler Peace Of Mind.

Some International Flights will resume on May 11.  There will be entry restrictions in place. Inbound Passengers who are allowed entry to the Philippines are:

  • Returning Filipino citizens (OFWs, Filipino tourists, students, overseas Filipinos)
  • Foreign Travelers are not allowed to enter the Philippines, except for:-

Foreign spouses and children who are traveling with the Filipino national

Foreign Government and International Organization officials and their dependents

(IATF-EID Resolution No. 14)

International Arrivals to the Philippines

All Inbound passengers will be tested on arrival.  Arriving passengers will then be required to move to a Department of Tourism approved hotel in Manila.  There they will quarantine for a period of 14 days before being allowed to travel on to their final destination.  Passengers are currently allowed to choose which of the approved hotels they wish to stay in.

DOT Approved Hotels for Quarantining Arrivals

What Measures Are Airlines Taking to Protect their Passengers?

What is Cebu Pacific Doing for Traveler Peace of Mind?  Cebu Pacific Flight Updates

Flights:  All Cebu Pacific and Cebgo domestic and international flights remain cancelled from May 16 to 31, 2020.

Cancellations/Rebooking: Passengers with bookings for affected flights can opt from

  • Travel Fund with validity of one (1) year
  • Full refund
  • Rebook their flights.  Read more here: https://bit.ly/CEB_MECQ

Safety & Hygiene Measures:  Cebu Pacific state that they have increased safety measures and disinfection procedures in place.

  • Frequent sanitation of passenger surfaces in airports. This includes sanitation of the self check-in kiosks, bag drop counters, boarding areas and shuttle buses.  Sanitation and cleaning will be by a Bureau of Quarantine-certified Team.
  • Contact-less Flights:  PPE will be worn by Cabin Crew and Pilots.  There will be hand sanitizers for passengers before and during the flight
  • Daily Disinfecting & Cleaning of Aircraft; includes “Misting” of the inside of the cabins.  The Misting is done using Airbus-approved disinfect.  The cleaning crew will focus on passenger seats and overhead luggage bins, tray tables, arm rests, Toilets (every 30 minutes) and Galleys (Kitchen areas)
  • All Airbus Aircraft are fitted with hospital-grade air-filters.  These air-filters are 99.9% efficient in blocking out viruses, including the Corona Virus.
  • The Cabin Crew & Pilots will undergo rapid antibody tests before their assigned flights

Philippine Airlines Flight UpdatesWhat is Philippine Airlines (PAL) Doing for Traveler Peace of Mind?

Flights: All Philippine Airlines Domestic and International flights to and from our hubs in MANILA, CEBU and CLARK will remain cancelled up to May 31, 2020

Cancellations/Rebooking: PAL offers a range of options for people whose flight has been cancelled.

  • Convert to a Travel Voucher
  • Rebook or Reroute your ticket.
  • Refund your ticket without penalties

Safety & Hygiene Measures:

Booking:

  • Thermal Scans at Ticket Offices
  • Managed Social Distancing
  • Transparent Barriers at counters
  • PPE for PAL Staff
  • No Mask No Entry policy for all visitors

Check-in:

  • Online Check-in encouraged
  • Increase to check-in times; minimum of 4 hours prior to International Flight Departure & 3 hours minimum prior to Domestic Flight Departure Time
  • Thermal Scans at Airport Entrances
  • Social Distancing at Check-in Counter Area and throughout the airport; roaming airport staff will oversee that this is followed.
  • Sanitizers available
  • PAL staff wearing Masks & Gloves

Mabuhay Lounge:

  • Sanitizing Floor mat at entrance to lounge
  • Social Distancing measures for lounge seat areas
  • Sanitizers available
  • PAL staff wearing Masks & Gloves
  • Meals in sealed packaging & beverage served on demand

Pre-Departure & Boarding:

  • Social Distancing at Boarding Gates & onboard bus shuttles
  • Sanitizers Available
  • PAL staff wearing Masks & Gloves
  • Roaming Airport staff to monitor and implement Social Distancing
  • Sanitizing floor mat before entering the aircraft

Inflight:

  • Rigorous Cabin Cleaning & Disinfection
  • Crew in full PPE
  • Simplified meal or snack service
  • Social Distancing Cabin seating options
  • HEPA Filters & fresh cabin air to protect against viruses.

Destination Arrival:

  • Passengers to wear Face mask
  • Sanitizing Floor Mat upon deplaning
  • Health Locator Forms (or other required documents of the country) given to all passengers to complete
  • Sanitizers available
  • Baggage pushcart handles disinfected regularly
  • Roaming airport staff to monitor and implement social distancing

AirAsia Flight UpdatesWhat is AirAsia Doing for Traveler Peace of Mind?

Flights: AirAsia has cancelled all Domestic and International Z2 flights until 31 May 2020.

Cancellations/Rebooking: Guests with existing flight bookings, made on or before 12 May 2020, with a departure date between 23 March and 31 July 2020 can request Unlimited flight change or Credit Account.  Use the AirAsia AI chatbot AVA on support.airasia.com or airasia.com:

Safety & Hygiene Measures:

  • Passengers to be wear masks at Check-in, Boarding, During Flight, Disembarking and at Baggage Claim
  • Hot Meals only available when pre-booked, a minimum of 24 hours before flight.  Packaged snacks and canned or bottled drinks will still be available to purchase.
  • Passengers to arrive a minimum of 3 hours prior to flight departure time.

Pre-flight:

  • Temperature Screening at various checkpoints, including Boarding Gate
  • Social Distancing, observed with floor markers at check-in counters and kiosks
  • Hand Sanitizer throughout airport and at all processing points
  • Contactless Technology, guests encouraged to use online check-in to reduce surface and physical contact
  • Crew Checks, crew to be constantly updated on latest safety information and guideline and go through Temperature Screening

Cabin

  • 2 hours disinfection process, using cleaning agents approved by the Public Health Authority and Aircraft Manufacturer
  • Cabin will be sprayed before each flight with an aerosol disinfectant
  • HEPA Air Filters, which are hospital standard and filter out particles and airborne contaminants suchs as viruses and bacteria

In-Flight:

  • Cabin Baggage, only one small carry-on bag or laptop bag allowed per passenger
  • Mask Policy, all passengers required to wear masks before boarding, during flight, when disembarking and at Baggage Claim
  • Crew Hygiene Standards, all crew to practice proper hygiene standards including hand sanitization, and wearing masks and gloves
  • Food Safety, Onboard meals are made in strict accordance with food safety standards.
  • Emergency Assistance, crew are trained to assist with medical situation inflight including identification and isolation of anyone onboard who may feel unwell

 

A-z of International Airlines Cancellation Policies

540 – Five Fourty Aviation
9 Air/Nine Air
AccesRail
Advanced Air
AEGEAN
Aer Lingus
Aero Mongolia
Aeroflot
Aerolineas Argentinas
Aerolineas Sosa
Aeromar
Aeromexico
Aerovias DAP
Africa World
Afriqiyah
Air Algerie
Air Antilles
Air Arabia Egypt
Air Arabia Maroc
Air Arabia UAE
Air Astana
Air Atlanta Icelandic
Air Austral
Air Belgium
Air Botswana
Air Burkina
Air Busan
Air Cairo
Air Canada
Air Caraïbes
Air Century
Air Changan
Air Chathams
Air China
Air Choice One
Air Corsica
Air Côte d’Ivoire
Air Creebec
Air Do
Air Dolomiti
Air Flamenco
Air France
Air Greenland
Air Iceland
Air India
Air India Express
Air KBZ
Air Macau
Air Madagascar
Air Malta
Air Mauritius
Air Moldova
Air Namibia
Air New Zealand
Air Niugini
Air North
Air Nostrum
Air Panama
Air Peace
Air Rarotonga
Air Senegal
Air Seoul
Air Serbia
Air Seychelles
Air Sinai
Air Tahiti
Air Tahiti Nui
Air Tanzania
Air Transat
Air Vanuatu
Air Asia India
Air Asia Indonesia
Air Asia Japan
Air Asia Malaysia
Air Asia Philippines
Air Asia Thailand
Air Asia X Malaysia
Air Asia X Thailand
AirBaltic
Airblue
Aircalin
AirEuropa
Airkenya Express
Airnorth Regional
AirSWIFT
Alaska
Alaska Seaplanes
Alba Star
Albawings
Alitalia
Allegiant
Alliance
Almasria Universal
ALROSA
Alsie Express
Amaszonas
Amaszonas
American
ANA
Angara
Anguilla Air Services
APG Airlines
Arik Air
Arkefly
Arkia Israeli
Armenia
Aruba
Asiana
ASKY
ASL Airlines France
Astra
Atlantic Airways
Auric Air
Aurigny Air Services
Aurora
Austral
Austrian
Avianca
Avianca Central America
Avior
Avtrasoft
Azerbaijan
Azimuth – Russian Federation
Azores
AZUL
Azur Air – Russian Federation
Bahamasair
Bamboo
Bangkok Airways
Batik Air
Bearskin
Beijing Capital
Belavia
Bhutan
Biman Bangladesh
Binter
Blue Air
Blue Dart
Blue Panorama
BOA – Boliviana de Aviacion
Boutique Air
BRA – Braathens Regional
British
Brussels
Buddha Air
Bulgaria Air
Cabo Verde
Calafia
Calm Air International
Camair-Co
Cambodia Airways
Cambodia Angkor Air
Canadian North
Canaryfly
Cape Air
Caribbean
Cathay Dragon
Cathay Pacific
Cayman
Cebgo
Ceiba Intercontinental
Cemair
Central Mountain Air
Chair
Chalair
Chengdu
China Airlines
China Eastern
China Express
China Southern
China United
China West Air
Citilink Indonesia
Coastal Travels
Condor
Contour
COPA
COPA Columbia
Corendon – Malta
Corendon – Turkey
Corendon Dutch Airlines
Corporate Air
Corsair
Croatia
CSA Czech Airlines
Cubana
Cyprus
DAT – Danish Air Transport
Delta
Donghai
Eastar Jet
Easyfly
Easyjet
Edelweiss
Egyptair
EL AL
Ellinair
Emirates
Enter Air
Eritrean
Estelar
Ethiopian
Etihad
EuroAtlantic
Eurowings
EVA Air
Evelop
Fastjet
Fiji
Finnair
Firefly
Flair
Flexflight
Fly Safair
Flyadeal
Flybondi
FlyDubai
Flyegypt
Flyme
flynas
FlyOne
FlyPelican
Frenchbee
Frontier
Fuji Dream
Fuzhou
Garuda Indonesia
Georgian
Go Air
GOL
Golden Myanmar
Gulf Air
GX
Hahn Air
Hainan
Hawaiian
Heibei
Himalaya
Hong Kong Airlines
Hong Kong Express
HOP!
Hunnu Air
Iberia
Iberia Express
IBEX
Icelandair
IndiGo
InterCaribbean
Interjet
IrAero
Israir
Izhavia
JAL
Jambojet
Japan Air Commuter
Jazeera
JC Cambodia
JEJUair
Jet2
JetBlue
JetSMART
JetSmart
Jetstar Australia
Jetstar Japan
Jetstar Singapore
Jetstar Vietnam
Jin Air
Jordan Aviation
Joy Air
JSX
JTA – Japan Transocean
Juneyao Air
Kam Air
Kenmore Air
Kenya
Key Lime Air
KLM
Korean
Kunming
Kuwait
La Compagnie
LAM – Linhas Aereas de Mocambique
Lanmei
Lao
LATAM
LATAM Argentina
LATAM Brasil
LATAM Ecuador
Laudamotion
LEVEL
LIAT
Linear Air
Lion Air Indonesia
Loganair
Loong
LOT – Polish
Lucky Air
Lufthansa
Luxair
Mahan Air
MAI – Myanmar
Malaysia
Malindo Air
Malta Air – Ryanair
Mandrian
Mango
Mann Yadanarpon
MAP Linhas Aereas
Mauritania
Maya Island
MEA – Middle East
MIAT – Mongolian
Montenegro
Motor Sich
Myanmar
MyWay
Nam Air
Nauru
NEOS
Nesma
Nile Air
Nok Air
NokScoot
Nordavia
NordStar
Nordwind
Norwegian Air Argentina
Norwegian Air International
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Norwegian Air Sweden
Norwegian Air UK
Nouvelair Tunisie
Okay
Olympic Air
Oman Air
Onur Air
Pacific Coastal
Pan Pacific
Pascan
Passaredo
Peach
Pegas Fly
People’s
Philippine Airlines
PIA Pakistan
Plus Ultra
PNG Air
Pobeda
Porter
Portugalia
Precision Air
Proflight Commuter
QANTAS
Qatar
QAZAQ
Qingdao
Ravn Alaska
Red Wings
Regent
Regional Air Services
REX – Regional Express
Rossiya
Royal Air Maroc
Royal Brunei
Royal Flight
Royal Jordanian
Ruili
RwandAir
Ryannair
S7
Safair
Safarilink
Salam Air
Samoa
Sansa
SAS
SATA – Air Acores
Saudia
SaudiGulf
SCAT
Scoot
Severstal
Shandong Airlines
Shanghai Airlines
Sharp
Shenzhen
Sichuan
Silk Way
SilkAir
Silver
Silverstone
Singapore Airlines
SirLankan
Sky
Sky Express
Skymark
SkyUp
Skyward Express
Skyway Costa Rica
Smartwings
Smartwings Poland
Solaseed Air
Solomon
Somon Air
Sounds Air
South African
South African Airlink
Southern Airways Express
Southwest
Spicejet
Spirit
Spring
Sriwijay Air
Star Flyer
Star Peru
STP Airways
Sun Country
Sunair
Sundair
SunExpress
SunExpress Deutschland
Sunrise
Sunwing
Suparna
Surinam
SWISS
Swoop
TAAG Angola Airlines
TAG Airlines
TAME
TAP Air Portugal
TAR Aerolieas
TAROM
Thai Airways
Thai Lion Air
Thai Smile
Thai Vietjet
Thalys International
Tianjin
Tibet
Tigerair Australia
Tigerair Taiwan
Tradewind Aviation
Transavia – France
Transavia – Netherlands
Transnusa
Trigana Air Service
Tropic Air
Trujet
Tsaradia
TUI Belgium
TUI UK
TUIfly
Tunisair
Tunisair Express
Turkish
Turkmenistan
Tus Airways
T’Way
Twin Jet
Uganda
Ukraine International
UNI Airways
United
Ural
Urumqi Air
US-Bangla
Utair
UVT Aero
Uzbekistan
Vietjet
Vietnam
Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Australia
Vistara
VIVA Aerobus
VIVAair Colombia
VIVAair Peru
Volaris
Volaris – Mexico
Volotea
Vueling
Vueling Austria
Wamos Air
Westair/FlyWestair
WestJet
Wideroe
Winair
Windrose
Wings Air
WIZZ Air Hungary
WIZZ Air UK
Xiamen
Yakutia Air
Yamal
Yanair
Yeti
ZanAir Ltd
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