`False alarm` over Saudi plane in Philippines: Airline

There was a "false alarm for hijack for Flight 872," the spokesman said in the Saudi capital Riyadh.

AFP| Updated: Sep 20, 2016, 16:03 PM IST

Manila: An alert that prompted Philippine Police to surround a Saudi Arabian Airlines plane at Manila airport on Tuesday was a "false alarm", an airline spokesman said.

There was a "false alarm for hijack for Flight 872," the spokesman said in the Saudi capital Riyadh.