Philippine Airlines has recently declared that the number of flights between Manila and Honolulu route will be increased from three flights to five flights per week effective from August 1, 2014. Flights on this route will eventually commence daily from October 26, 2014.
A 254-seat Airbus A340-300 will operate Manila-Honolulu route. Flights will depart from Manila at 5:30 p.m. and arrive in Honolulu at 9:55 a.m. The return flight will leave from Honolulu at 11:40 a.m. and arrive in Manila at 4:25 p.m.
Apart from increasing flights from Manila to Honolulu the service will be raised between Manila and Guam. This route will be scheduled daily and will come into effect from October 26. The initial five flights per week will change to daily after the addition of two more days i.e. Tuesday and Thursday. Flights between Manila and Guam will operate using an Airbus A320 aircraft.
Further, Philippine Airlines is also decreasing its flights to Bangkok. This number is reduced from 21 to 14 flights per week. The airline will be resuming 17 flights from October 27. Airbus A321 aircraft will operate one daily flight. Airbus A330-300 HGW aircraft will operate the second daily flight. Moreover, Airbus 320 aircraft will fly additional three weekly flights from October. This will upgrade to aircraft to A321 from December.
The service in the Manila-Honolulu route was launched by Hawaiian Airlines in the year 2008. The service ended last year because of the higher expenses on petrol and lower earnings due to less fare. Hawaiian Airlines has renewed its permit of flying to Philippines till May 21, 2015.
Philippine Airlines or PAL is increasing its frequency in order to provide enhanced services to passengers during their journey.
Philippine Airlines the national carrier of Philippine established in 1941. It’s headquarter is located in Pasay City, Philippines. This airline serves 31 destinations in Philippine and 36 destinations overseas.