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Fri, 4 December 2015

Philippine Airlines Launches Flights to Auckland, New Zealand

Philippine Airlines has launched flights to New Zealand.

The four times per week service from Manila to Auckland via Cairns (Australia) will be operated with 156-seat Airbus 320 aircraft, flying every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday.

PAL President Jaime J. Bautista, said, The route will stimulate passenger traffic along three travel streams - Manila- Cairns, Manila -Auckland as well as Cairns - Auckland. The new service allows Philippine Airlines to cater to the travel needs of business and leisure travelers and showcase its distinct brand of service marked by Filipino warmth, charm and hospitality. Filipinos residing in New Zealand will find the new service as their convenient link to their home country.

PAL's first foray into New Zealand provides a convenient option for the more than 44,000 Filipinos residing in New Zealand to visit home, while allowing Auckland and Cairns residents to discover Manila or connect to PALs 30 domestic and 39 international destinations.

Cairns and Auckland will become PALs 37th and 38th international points respectively, while Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea will commence on 18 December as PAL's 39th international destination.

Records show passenger travel from the Philippines to New Zealand increased by 9.4% over the last five years, while travel between New Zealand and the Philippines grew by 11.6% over the same period.

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