|PAL's maiden flight to Darwin commences yesterday as PAL's Manila-Perth-Manila service (via Darwin) starts today at four times weekly
while the Manila-Brisbane-Manila service (via Darwin) is thrice weekly.|
This is the first time PAL is flying to Darwin and Perth, while it is its third time to mount flights to Brisbane. PAL operated the Manila-Brisbane route from 1982 to 1998, and re-opened briefly from 2009 to 2010.
PAL had its inaugural flight to Sydney on October 6, 1965; while its service to Melbourne started on September 9, 1971