PAL eyes flights to Russia

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 14 2013 10:13 AM | Updated as of Jan 14 2013 11:18 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Philippine Airlines could soon have flights to Russia. 

The Civil Aeronautics Board confirms PAL has requested a permit to fly to Russia starting September.

Based on the proposal, there will be four Manila to Moscow flights every week. 

PAL says it has already received "initial" favorable response from Russian authorities on airport slots. If approved, PAL will be the first local carrier to fly to Russia. - ANC