The country’s official flag carrier Philippine Airlines announced yesterday its list of international flights beginning August 1, beginning of course with a warning that flight schedules are highly subject to change for reasons beyond their control. “We may have to cancel, add or adjust our planned flights, based on international and provincial entry restrictions as well as COVID testing/quarantine limitations at specific airports.”
Still, here are the flights to watch out for beginning tomorrow, the first of August. For domestic flights, check out this Facebook link.
Manila- Los Angeles- Manila: 4x a week (Tue/ Wed/ Fri/ Sun)
Manila- San Francisco- Manila: 2x a week (Wed/Sat)
Manila- New York: Once a week (Friday)
New York- Manila: Once a week (Saturday)
Manila- Honolulu- Manila: Once a week (Thursday) effective Aug. 6
Manila- Toronto- Manila: Once a week (Thursday) until July 30; Once a week (Wednesday) effective Aug. 5
Manila- Vancouver- Manila: 2x a week (Thu/ Sat) effective Aug. 1
Manila- Guam: Once a week (Saturday)
Guam- Manila: Once a week (Sunday)
Manila- London (Heathrow): Once a week (Wednesday) effective Aug. 5
London (Heathrow)- Manila: Once a week (Thursday) Note: Flight on July 30 will operate as London- Clark.
Manila- Sydney: August 14 and 28
Sydney- Manila: August 15 and 29
Manila- Singapore: 3x a week (Mon/ Wed/ Fri) effective Aug. 1; 4x a week (Mon/ Wed/ Fri/ Sat) effective Aug. 17
Singapore- Manila: 3 x a week (Mon / Wed / Sat); 3x a week (Mon/ Wed/ Fri) effective Aug. 3; 4x a week (Mon/ Wed/ Fri/ Sat) effective Aug. 17
Manila- Kuala Lumpur- Manila: Once a week (Saturday)
Manila- Jakarta: Aug. 9 and 23
Jakarta- Manila: Aug. 10 and 24
Manila- Bangkok- Manila: Aug. 5, 15 and 29
Manila- Tokyo (Haneda)- Manila: 3x a week (Mon/ Wed/ Sun)
Manila- Tokyo (Narita)- Manila: 3x a week (Tue/ Thu/ Fri) Note: Flight on July 31 will operate as Tokyo (Narita)- Cebu.
Cebu- Tokyo (Narita)- Cebu: August 1 and 15
Manila- Fukuoka- Manila: Once a week (Sunday)
Manila- Osaka (Kansai)- Manila: 3x a week (Tue/ Fri/ Sun). Note: Flight on July 31 will operate as Osaka (Kansai)- Cebu.
Manila- Nagoya- Manila: 2x a week (Wed/ Sat)
Manila- Hong Kong- Manila: Once a week (Friday) Note: Travelers bound for Hong Kong must present an original copy of a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test result, taken within 72 hours before departure, along with original lab report, PH local government certificate recognizing the laboratory, and hotel booking for at least 14 days quarantine stay in Hong Kong (home quarantine not allowed).
Manila- Taipei- Manila: Once a week (Wednesday) Note: All foreign nationals that do not hold resident status must secure/provide a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test result issued within 3 days prior to departure, and to undergo 14 days quarantine upon arrival in Taipei; except Taiwanese nationals, foreign workers who hold Residence Permits or Residence Visas, Migrant Workers, Overseas Students, and members of the diplomatic service, who may take the required PCR Test upon arrival in Taipei. Passengers transiting through Taipei must present a negative PCR Test result to avoid inconvenience.
Manila- Dubai- Manila 2x a week (Tue/ Thu) effective Aug. 4. Note: Travelers to Dubai must obtain a COVID-19 negative certificate (PCR test results) no more than 96 hours before departure, to comply with requirements of Dubai authorities.
Manila- Dammam- Manila: 2x a week (Mon/ Fri) effective Aug. 3
Manila- Riyadh- Manila: 2x a week (Tue/ Sat)
Manila – Doha- Manila: Once a week (Thursday) effective Aug. 6
Manila-Port Moresby: August 27
Port Moresby- Manila: August 28
Manila- Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)- Manila: Once a week (Wednesday)
Note: Certain flights may be re-routed to land in Cebu or in Clark instead of Manila, due to limited COVID testing slots in Manila. If so, passengers will undergo testing and hotel quarantine at their gateway point in Cebu or Clark. PAL will arrange for transfer to Manila for those who receive negative test results, usually within 24 to 48 hours of testing.
For more information and a schedule of domestic flights, check out this Facebook link.