PAL says to open 8 new domestic routes

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 30 2017 03:51 PM

MANILA - Philippine Airlines (PAL) said Monday it will open eight new routes from Clark and Cebu in the first three months of the year.

The new Clark to Cebu service, launched Monday, will operate four times a week with the first flight departing Clark at 7 a.m. Flights will increase to daily on March 26.

The Clark to Davao flight will be launched February 1 and will operate three times weekly. The service increases to four times weekly on March 26.

Flights from Clark to Puerto Princesa and Coron will be launched on March 26.

The four new routes from Cebu to Puerto Princesa, General Santos, Surigao, and Coron will also begin on March 26.

The new routes from Cebu will bring to 12 PAL's total number of domestic points, apart from Manila, linked to Cebu.

"We are introducing new domestic routes to allow travelers to reach their desired destinations without the need to transit in Manila. Passengers get to experience the unique PAL brand of service even on short flights," said PAL president Jaime Bautista.

Shares of PAL's listed parent company PAL Holdings were down 2.62 percent to P5.20 on Monday.