Tuesday, January 08, 2019

PAL to fly to Phnom Penh, Hanoi, New Delhi

Manila:  Philippine Airlines will fly to Phnom Penh, Hanoi and New Delhi starting early this year, taking advantage of growing demand for air travel, its president, Jaime Bautista said Tuesday.

The new flights will position Manila as hub for those traveling from the US to Southeast Asia and South Asia, Bautista told reporters.

The airline will fly from Manila to the Vietnamese capital starting March 31, to the Cambodian capital starting April 1 and to the Indian capital non-stop in the second week of April, Bautista said.

"In opening this new routes Philippine Airlines is making a strategic decision to go beyond our traditional service of point to point market," Bautista said.

A direct flight to India, an emerging economic power will "improve the Philippines' connectivity with the global economy," he said.
08/01/19 Jessica Fenol/ABS-CBN