[photopress:air_philippines_airlines.jpg,full,alignright]Philippine Airlines, an airline which has had an interesting career and is still the nation’s flag carrier, is opening two regular flights to China, marking the the first direct air link between the Philippines and the scenic southwestern part of China.
Departures from Manila for Chongqing are every Monday and Friday. The return service departs Chongqing on the same days.
For Chengdu, departures from Manila are every Tuesday and Saturday. Return flighs are on the same day. Both routes will be served with brand-new Airbus A320 aircraft.
Chongqing and Chengdu are PAL’s fourth and fifth destinations, respectively, in mainland China. The airline already operates daily services to Shanghai and Xiamen, and a five-times-weekly service to Beijing.
Source: Business Enquirer