PAL to open HK-Kalibo route on April 27

Posted at | Updated as of 04/13/12 10:48 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Philippine Airlines (PAL) will start flying direct from Hong Kong to Kalibo, Aklan on April 27, hoping to bring more tourists to the world-famous Boracay beach.

In a statement, PAL said the twice weekly service is "aimed at further boosting market demand for Boracay."

The flights will use the bi-class Airbus A320 aircraft, which has 12 Business class seats and 144 seats in Economy.

PAL flight PR289 leaves Hong Kong every Tuesday and Friday at 1:20 p.m., arriving in Kalibo at 3:50 p.m. The return flight, PR290, departs Kalibo at 4:50 p.m., arriving in Hong Kong at 7:20 p.m.

The airline is offering a special introductory fare for round-trip, economy tickets at 1,350 Hong Kong dollars.

For bookings and inquiries, visit the PAL website – www.philippineairlines.com or call PAL Reservations at 855-8888.