MANILA, Philippines — Power has been fully restored to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday after it was hit by a power outage Saturday night, airport authorities said.
The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said that a substation of the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) at NAIA tripped causing the Terminal 3 to lose power at Saturday, 8:45 p.m.
It is unclear what caused Meralco’s substation to trip.
MIAA said that the substation was able to relay stable power to the terminal starting 12:30 a.m. while terminal facilities followed.
Meanwhile, passengers with affected flights were advised to get in touch with their airlines.
The airport’s management apologized to passengers for the inconvenience and thanked them for their patience.
It also assured that measures continue to be worked out to make sure that a power outage does not occur again in the future.
NAIA Terminals 1, 2 and 4 were not affected by the said power outage.
However, because of the blackout, a number of planes had to land in other terminals. Azer Parrocha
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