|After a nearly 18-year hiatus, Philippine Airlines has restored service between Manila and New York City this time flying four times per week between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Manila instead of flying Newark, with the same stop over in Vancouver each way.|
New York services was resumed on March 15, with Boeing 777-300ER (RP-C7772) plane used for inaugural flight instead of the usual Airbus A340-300 considering the number of passengers that booked for the flight which reached more than 300.
Flight services was halted to New York in 1997 at the height of the Asian Financial Crisis. It is Philippine Airlines’ longest route. Anna Aero