PSA: These Are the New NAIA Terminal Assignments Starting April 2023

NAIA Terminal 2 will be an all-domestic airport in July.
by | March 28, 2023

Do you have travel plans this 2023? You’ll want to take note of these new terminal assignments. As a part of the second phase of the Schedule & Terminal Assignment Rationalization (STAR) program, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) announced new terminal assignments at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).


International flights to Terminal 1 and 3

On April 16, some foreign airlines such as Jetstar Asia, Jetstar Japan, Starlux Airlines, China Southern Airlines, and Scoot will be transferred to Terminal 3.

Philippine Airlines flights to Phnom Penh, Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi, and Singapore will also move to T3 on the same day. PAL’s other international flights will also move to Terminal 3 on June 16, 2023.

On June 1, more international airlines, Jeju Air and Ethiopian Airlines, will also move to Terminal 3.


Domestic flights to transfer to Terminal 2

Currently, Terminal 2 is exclusive to PAL flights. But starting July 1, all domestic flights, except those with Cebu Pacific, will move to Terminal 2 as part of STAR program’s third phase.

AirAsia Philippines’ domestic flights will also move from Terminal 4 to Terminal 2.

With these changes, Terminal 2’s capacity will increase from 7.5 million to 10 million passengers a year, as shared by MIAA General Manager Cesar Chiong.


No changes for these airlines

Philippine Airlines domestic flights and PAL Express will remain in Terminal 2.

Cebu Pacific’s domestic and international flights will remain in Terminal 3, while Cebgo will be in Terminal 4.

Airasia Philippines’ international flights will also stay in Terminal 3.

MIAA General Manager Cesar Chion shared in a statement that the new reassignments may cause minor inconveniences and asked for the understanding of customers.


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  • Marchialy kumakura

    Japan airline is still in terminal 1?

    April 24, 2023 at 2:50 am

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