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Fri, 20 April 2018

Hong Kong Airlines to Launch Daily Flights to Manila, Philippines

Hong Kong Airlines has confirmed that it will operate daily flights between Hong Kong and Manila, Philippines from 1 June 2018.

Hong Kong Airlines will deploy an Airbus A320 on the new route, which will be outfitted with a single-class configuration and offer 174 seats in Economy Class.

According to official figures from the Hong Kong Tourism Board, visitor arrivals from Philippines climbed to 894,489 in 2017 – a 13% growth from that in 2016.

Sharklet on Hong Kong Airlines' Airbus A350 XWB. Click to enlarge.

 Hong Kong Airlines’ new service is expected to meet the increasing travel demand from Philippines to Hong Kong and beyond, including popular destinations like Los Angeles, San Francisco and Vancouver in North America.

 Mr Michael Ma, Director of Commercial at Hong Kong Airlines said, “Demand for flights between the Philippines and Hong Kong has been growing steadily, and we are pleased to offer customers more travel options than ever. Our entry into a new market marks an exciting milestone for us, and we look forward to developing this even further.”

As one of the most densely populated cities in the world, Manila is the business and commercial centre of Philippines with key industries such as banking and finance, retail, transportation, tourism, and real estate. The capital city is also home to the largest seaport in the country.

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