Philippine Airlines extends Boeing 747-400 service, adjusts Canada and Guam operations - Aviation Updates Philippines

Breaking

May 22, 2014

Philippine Airlines extends Boeing 747-400 service, adjusts Canada and Guam operations

Aviation Updates Philippines - The national flag carrier, Philippine Airlines, will be extending the last Boeing 747-400 service until August 31. The airline previously planned to operate final 747 service on June 30, however this is now being postponed.

From July 1 to August 31, the Boeing 747-400 operates Manila to San Francisco route 3 times a week. Meanwhile, the Boeing 777-300ER service to San Francisco will increase from the planned 2 weekly flights to 4 weekly flights.

For both Boeing 777 and Boeing 747 flights, Philippine Airlines Flight 104 departs Manila at 10:30pm, arrives San Francisco at 8:05pm. The return flight, Philippine Airlines Flight 105 departs San Francisco at 22:35, arrives Manila at 4:00am(+2).

Meanwhile, starting September 1, Philippine Airlines will operate Airbus A340-300 for its Manila-Vancouver and Manila-Vancouver-Toronto route instead of the current Boeing 777-300ER which will be deployed in the US flights.
Philippine Airlines Airbus A340-313 (PHOTO) Jan Natividad - Airliners.net

For flights between Manila and Vancouver, Philippine Airlines Flight 116 departs Manila at 7:00pm, arrives Vancouver at 4:15pm. The return flight, Philippine Airlines Flight 117 departs Vancouver at 11:45pm, arrives Manila at 4:35am(+2).

For flights between Manila, Vancouver, and Toronto, Philippine Airlines Flight 118 departs Manila at 3:00pm, arrives Vancouver at 12:15pm, departs again at 1:45pm, and arrives Toronto at 9:05pm. The return flight, Philippine Airlines Flight 119 departs Toronto at 10:35pm, arrives Vancouver at 12:35am(+1), departs again at 1:50am(+1), arrives Manila at 6:40am(+2).

Philippine Airlines is also increasing flights between Manila and Guam starting October 26. It plans to increase flights from the current 5 weekly flights to 7 weekly flights which operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Philippine Airlines Flight 110 departs Manila at 7:35am, arrives Guam at 1:30pm. The return flight, Philippine Airlines Flight 111 departs Guam at 3:00pm, arrives Manila at 4:50pm. Flights will be operated by an Airbus A320-200.

By October, Philippine Airlines is eyeing to restore flights to New York via Tokyo or Vancouver. It also reported an 18.3% in revenues for the 1st quarter of 2014. Cheers to Philippine Airlines! 

No comments:

Post a Comment

Please be informed that the comments posted below do not necessarily reflect the views of the blog, Aviation Updates Philippines, its authors, contributors, and the community. Although we have the right to fully exercise the freedom of expression at some extent, we have to use it wisely. Observing proper netiquette is a must.