Philippines’ national carrier, Philippine Airlines has announced to restart its services to London Heathrow. The airline will start offering tickets on non-stop flights to London Heathrow with effect from November 4, 2013.
Holidaymakers from the UK and rest of the Europe are often to be found looking for tickets aboard non-stop flights bound for the popular Far Eastern destination of Philippines will soon have added options made available to them by Philippines’ flag carrier, Philippine Airlines (PAL).
Philippines’ national carrier, Philippine Airlines is all geared up to restart its operations to Europe after it was banned by the European Union in 1998. At present, KLM remains the only European carrier that offers tickets on direct flights to the Philippines.
The operator is expected to offer tickets on non-stop flights between London Heathrow and Philippines’ capital city of Manila with effect from November 4, 2013, revealed airline’s press release.
PAL plans to deploy B777-300ERs aircrafts to start operating the route from November. The B777-300ERs airliners will feature two class configurations to offer tickets for 42 seats in business class and 328 seats in economy class aboard PAL’s latest European service.
PAL is expected to offer air tickets for five weekly services (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday) providing the fastest air travel to London as well as convenient connections from the UK capital to top Philippine tourist spots and other destinations in Southeast Asia, Japan, South Korea and Australia.
These direct, non-stop flights will depart Manila just after 0800 to offer an early afternoon arrival into London Heathrow the same day. The return flights are expected to depart London in the late afternoon or early evening to provide a lunchtime or mid-afternoon arrival back in Manila.