Philippine Airlines’ new domestic routes to Bacolod, Tagbilaran, Cagayan de Oro and Virac through the Clark International Airport in Pampanga are expected to enhance travel convenience enticing more foreign and local tourists.
The new flights added up to the recently inaugurated flights to Basco, Busuanga, Catarman, Caticlan, Cebu, Davao, Masbate and Puerto Princesa via Clark.
Starting December 15, PAL will offer four times weekly service to Bacolod every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 7:00 a.m. and Bacolod to Clark at 8:45 a.m.
Clark to Tagbilaran flies at 3:00 p.m. daily and departs in Bohol at 6:40 a.m.
On December 16, Clark to Cagayan de Oro is every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at six in the morning. The return flight from Laguindingan International Airport serving CDO departs at 8:20 a.m.
The 199-seater Airbus A321 will be used for Bacolod and CDO flights, and the 156-seater A320 going to Tagbilaran.
On December 18, flight to Virac in Catanduanes every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at six in the morning will make use of the Bombardier Q400.
PAL’s build- up of operations in Clark, Cebu, Davai and Tagbilaran is served to decongest the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila.
PAL Vice President for Corporate Communications Jose Perez de Tagle said Naga will be added to the list of new routes by next year.
PAL is beamed at becoming a certified four-star airline by 2018.