MANILA - Flag carrier Philippine Airlines on Monday said it will start operating flights to Siargao from Davao as part of its domestic route expansion and to promote travel spots in the southern Philippines.
The airline will start to operate flights between Davao and Siargao 4 times a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday) on March 25, 2018, PAL said in a statement.
"Avid Lovers of sun, sea , diving , international game fishing and surfing can take PAL's Manila - Davao, Cebu - Davao or Clark-Davao flights and enjoy the King City of the South for a few days before taking a short hop to the beautiful and sparkling jewel island paradise of Siargao," said PAL senior assistant vice president for Visayas and Mindanao Sales and Services Harry Inoferio.
Beginning March 25, PAL will also operate daily flights between Davao and Tagbilaran from its 4 times a week current schedule.
PAL's Mindanao hub also links Davao to Cebu, Zamboanga and Cagayan De Oro.
PAL said it will use its new Bombardier Q400 Next Generation aircraft for the route, which is expected to boost tourism and economic activities between islands in the Mindanao.