PAL to fly direct to Perth in March

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PHILIPPINE AIRLINES (PAL) will launch direct flights from Manila to Perth, Australia in March 2020.

In a statement, the flag carrier said the new route will be “the first-ever nonstop air link between Western Australia and the Philippines.” Flights will begin on March 30, 2020.

The flight departs from Manila every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 12:05 a.m. Expected time of arrival in Perth is 7:20 a.m. (local time).

Flights to Manila from Perth is scheduled at 8:40 a.m. (local time) during the same days. Expected time of arrival in Manila is 3:50 p.m.

PAL said it will deploy its 168-seater Airbus A321neo aircraft for the new route.

Perth is PAL’s fourth destination in Australia, after Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. — A.L.Balinbin