NAIA Terminal 2, Pasay City
June 10, 2019

After a series of reports on delayed flights due to the red lightning alert, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte conducted a surprise inspection at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 in Pasay City.

According to an advisory from the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), the red lightning alert, which occurred on June 9, 2019 from 6:40 PM until 9:15 PM, caused the suspension of ground movement for ramp personnel and flights.

The Chief Executive was joined in the inspection by MIAA General Manager Eddie Monreal, and Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) Director General Captain Jim Sydiongco, among others.

The President also took time to talk with the Philippine Airlines (PAL) airport officials and personnel, as well as apologized to the affected passengers.

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