Philippine Airlines Set to Expand Routes to Japan

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines will expand routes to Japan with the opening of new services to Osaka and Nagoya via Cebu.

By December 19, PAL will begin operating four weekly flights (Mondays/Thursdays/ Fridays/ Sundays) between Cebu and Osaka on PR 410. The next day (Dec.20), PAL will begin operating three weekly flights (Tuesdays/ Wednesdays/ Sundays) between Cebu and Nagoya on PR 480.

The new routes to be launched in December this year will bring to 67 the total number of PAL flights to Japan per week.

At present, PAL operates from Manila 11 weekly flights to Haneda (Tokyo), 14 weekly flights to Narita (Tokyo), seven weekly flights each to Nagoya, Osaka (Kansai), and Fukuoka. From Cebu, there are 14 weekly flights to Narita (Tokyo).

The launching of the new air services is the flag carrier’s response to strong public clamor for new routes to Japan, considered the third biggest source of visitor arrivals to the country.

Data from the Department of Tourism shows that as of January-August 2014, arrivals from Japan have reached 310, 901, an increase of 5.95% from the 293,445 tallied during the same period the year before.

Philippine Airlines Set to Expand Routes to Japan

The new routes will commence nine months after the air carrier launched flights to Haneda, PAL’s fifth gateway to Japan after Narita, Osaka, Fukuoka and Nagoya.

PAL San Francisco new office address

Effective 01 November 2014, Philippine Airlines San Francisco office will be transferring to a new location at:

Philippine Airlines

1633 Bayshore Highway, Ste# 225, Burlingame, California 94010

Office Hours: Mondays to Fridays, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

24 Hour Reservations: 1-800-4359725

Email Address: palsfosales@pal.com.ph

About PAL

Philippine Airlines is the flag carrier of the Republic of the Philippines. Now in its 73rd year of existence, the full-service legacy carrier covers South and North Asia, Australia, the Middle East, North America and Europe.

The airline, which has embarked on fleet modernization, route network expansion and service innovations, is best known for its trademark Filipino brand of service marked by warmth, charm and hospitality.

PAL has a wide route network covering 29 domestic and 36 international destinations. With its wide range of product offerings, the airline enables passengers to book their flights based on actual needs.


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