Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Wednesday announced it will start operating “all non-stop” flights to and from Manila and seven points in the Middle East this month.
Philippine Airlines (PAL) said that beginning on March 26; it will operate non-stop flights from Manila to the following destinations:
- Manila-Dubai flights – 7x weekly
- Manila-Riyadh flights – 7x weekly
- Manila-Doha flights – 4x weekly
- Manila-Kuwait flights – 4x weekly
- Manila-Jeddah flights – 3x weekly
- Manila-Abu Dhabi flights – 3x weekly
- Manila-Dammam flights – 5x weekly
“The non-stop service will give us a better product to offer our kababayans, our overseas Filipino workers,” PAL President and COO Jaime J. Bautista said.
“With the non-stop operations to Manila, travellers from the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia will now have direct and non-stop travel to the Philippines and connections to other international destinations PAL flies to
From the all-economy 414-seater Airbus A330, the company will employ the bi-class A330 bound for Dubai on June 15, bound for Abu Dhabi and Doha on July 15, bound for Riyadh on August 15, and bound for Kuwait and Jeddah on September 15.
“The shift to bi-class service across all mid-east routes gives our passengers the flexibility to choose between regular economy, premium economy and business class service,” Bautista said
PAL noted that the modern aircraft will also offer in-flight media streaming through the free myPal app, on-board Wi-Fi (free for the first 30 minutes), iPad rentals, and in-flight food options that include halal meals.