PAL Secures Approval for Mideast Flights

April 26, 2013

Philippine Airlines officially launched Friday new destinations to the Middle East as it flies Muscat in Oman on January 30 2014 four times weekly, and re-opens route network to Dammam 3 times weekly, Jeddah 4 times weekly, and Riyadh all in Saudi Arabia with daily flights beginning December 1 using a fleet of new generation A330-300.

PAL will soon be ending its code-share flights to the Gulf on the next winter schedule by introducing flights to Doha, Qatar and Dubai, UAE on November 1.

The airline recently announced addition of Kuala Lumpur on May 2, Darwin, Brisbane and Perth on June 1, Guangzhou on June 2 and Abu Dhabi on October 1.


  1. PAL maybe should restore some of its routes in Asia-Pacific with PAL Express like the Kaoshuing and Port Moresby.

    Qingdao ang Nanjing in China, I think, are also good :)

    Plus Hajj flights originating from Mindanao to Saudi could be a good move.

    1. PAL won't be getting any flights to Port Moresby anytime soon. "Citing unused capacity among Philippine carriers, Papua New Guinea has junked Manila's request for additional seat entitlements, the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) said on Friday."

  2. PAL still has seat entitlements there