Cebu Pacific (CEB) flight 5J018 Manila – Kuwait safely diverted to the Bahrain International Airport today, October 28, 2016, due to heavy fog in Kuwait.
CEB has provided passengers with meals and accommodation in Bahrain Airport guest lounges.
Passengers of the diverted flight 5J018 will depart from Bahrain for Kuwait at 09:00PMBahrain time (02:00AM Manila time) with an expected time of arrival at 10:10PM Bahrain time (03:10AM Manila time).
Due to this incident, the turnaround flight 5J019 Kuwait – Manila will be delayed. This flight is expected to depart at 11:00PM Kuwait time (or 04:00AM Manila time) and is scheduled to arrive in Manila on October 29, 2016 at 02:00PM Manila time (or 09:00AM Kuwait time).
We regret any inconvenience this situation may have caused. We sincerely hope for our passengers’ understanding as the safety of everyone onboard remains our highest priority. We shall continue to provide updates as they are made available.