Philippine Airlines (PAL) opened the year 2017 with the launch of a new route – Clark to Incheon (South Korea).
Last December 16, PAL started operating out of Clark International Airport in Pampanga with the Clark-Caticlan service using the Q400 turboprop aircraft.
Clark-Incheon will be PAL’s first international route out of Clark.
Travelers from Incheon, upon arriving at Clark, can visit interesting attractions in Central and Northern Luzon, or connect on PAL’s direct flight to Caticlan, gateway to Boracay.
From Caticlan, PAL can also take Incheon visitors direct to Cebu, host to a variety of world-class tourist spots and the jump off point to other international PAL destinations such as Los Angeles, Singapore, Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka and also back to Incheon.
The flag carrier is already finalizing plans to operate Clark-Davao very soon.
“We will operate more flights outside of Manila not just to decongest the NAIA but mainly to offer convenience to passengers who need not travel to Manila for their desired flights,” said PAL President Jaime J. Bautista.
The flight to Incheon departs Clark at 4:45 pm. It will arrive at Incheon 9:40 pm. The return flight leaves Incheon 10:50 pm, touching down at Clark 1:55 am the following day.
Also to be launched by the flag carrier within the first quarter of 2017 are international flights out of Kalibo.
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