PAL expands domestic network


By Rudy Santos | The Philippine Star

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is expanding its domestic network by way of new routes out of Clark, Davao and Cebu, providing direct inter-regional connections.

Starting Oct. 1, PAL links Central and Northern Luzon by way of flights between Clark and Basco, Batanes four times weekly.

Also beginning Oct. 1, PAL will fly daily out of Clark for Busuanga, Palawan and Caticlan, Aklan with same day return flights.

Starting Dec. 15, PAL will have daily flights between Clark and Tagbilaran, Bohol; four times a week flights between Clark and Bacolod and thrice weekly flights between Clark and Cagayan de Oro.

Daily flights between Davao City and Cagayan de Oro will begin Nov. 1, while flights between Davao and Tagbilaran, Bohol will be four times a week and Davao-Zamboanga will have thrice weekly flights.

PAL will operate new flights to enhance connections between Central Visayas and Northern Mindanao as well as Southern Luzon starting Dec. 1. New daily flights out of Cebu will link Ozamiz, Misamis Occidental; Siargao in Surigao del Norte; Camiguin; Legazpi, Albay and Caticlan, Aklan.

Meanwhile, easily flights between Cebu and Busuanga, Palawan and Cagayan de Oro will begin Nov. 1.

According to PAL president and COO Jaime Bautista, “These new flights aim to ensure connectivity of Filipinos and foreign travelers across the country’s regions. Our trademark heartfelt service and inflight amenities ensure a pleasant and comfortable travel experience.”

PAL is the country’s only fullservice carrier and is currently on its way towards attaining five-star ratings. It takes pride in its “Heart of the Filipino” service philosophy and has embarked on fleet modernization, route network expansion and service innovations to be the airline of choice in all markets it serves.