30 March 2014
|All Nippon Airways and Philippine Airlines starts Haneda services today with ANA869 flight departing Tokyo's Haneda airport at 9:55AM arriving NAIA at 1:30PM. |
The Inaugural flight is being serviced by Boeing 767-300ER (JA618A), while Philippine Airlines flight PR 422 to Haneda left Manila at 8:55AM and scheduled to arrive Haneda at 1:55PM. PAL's inaugural flight was serviced by Boeing 777-300ER (RP-C7772).
ANA's return flight to Japan is scheduled at 2:40PM arriving Haneda at 7:55PM, while PAL return flight PR 422 from Haneda is scheduled to depart 15:20PM arriving NAIA at 6:45PM.
Haneda becomes PAL’s fifth gateway to Japan following Narita, Fukuoka, Osaka and Nagoya making the flag carrier the biggest Philippine operator to and from Japan with 47 flights a week. PAL currently operates 21 weekly flights to Narita, 5 times a week to Fukuoka, 7 to Nagoya and 7 to Osaka. Meanwhile, ANA flies 21 flights from Narita and Haneda.
On the same date, low cost airline Cebu Pacific also launch flights to Narita and Nagoya adding its destinations in Japan to three, Osaka, Nagoya and Narita.