Update by 21:27 (PST) : PAL informs that ALL flights from/to Manila Airport are cancelled or rerouted to Clark (CRK). Flightradar24 shows no exercise from/to Manila Airport. PHIVOLCS has elevated Taal Warn Stage to Amount 4.
Taal – Manila Airport issued this NOTAM at 19h04 (PST):
B0093/20 NOTAMN Q) RPHI/QFAXX/IV/NBO/A /000/999/1431N12101E005 A) RPLL B) 2001121104 C) 2001121500 EST E) ALL ARR FLT TO NINOY AQUINO INTL AP (NAIA) ARE SUSPENDED Because of VA IN THE VCY OF AP.
This usually means:
B0093/20 NOTAMN Q) RPHI/QFAXX/IV/NBO/A /000/999/1431N12101E005
A) RPLL (ICAO code for Manila Airport)
B) 2001121104 (Day: 2020-01-12 @ 11:04 (UTC)
C) 2001121500 EST (identical at EST time zone)
E) ALL Get there, Arrival FLT TO NINOY AQUINO Global Airport (NAIA) ARE SUSPENDED Because of to Volcanic Ash in the vicinity of Airport .
What is a NOTAM?
A NOTAM is a Discover to Airmen. It informs pilots of latest adjustments of regular procedure. You can retrieve NOTAMS on this web page: https://pilotweb.nas.faa.gov/PilotWeb/
Taal -Manila Airport:
If you want to know far more about Taal Volcano… Taal Volcano is the most affordable volcano in the Philippines. It is only 311 meters above sea amount. Whilst the volcano has been quiet since 1977, it has revealed signs of unrest given that 1991, with powerful seismic activity and ground fracturing occasions, as nicely as the development of smaller mud pots and mud geysers on components of the island. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) routinely troubles notices and warnings about present-day exercise at Taal, including ongoing seismic unrest.