By: AirTravellerPH Staff
Philippine Airlines (PAL) is set to add more flights to the United States mainland beginning May of this year. Though there is still no official announcement from PAL as of this moment, the Cebu - Los Angeles - Cebu service is already uploaded on the PAL website booking section. PAL is also opening its newest destination to the United States. Manila to Seattle services are set to begin also in May 3.
In a Facebook post by Aviation Updates Philippines, PAL will be flying from Manila to Seattle thrice a week utilizing the Airbus A35-900 every Monday, Wednesday, and Sunday as PR128.
Schedule are as follows (from Routes Online):
PR128 MNL2245 – 1945SEA
PR129 SEA2305 – 0335+1MNL
On the other hand, PAL's Cebu to Los Angeles thrice weekly direct flights will be making use of the Boeing 777-300ER. Cebu to Los Angeles flight PR152 leaves Cebu 9:00pm (2100H) and arrives LAX at 7:30pm (1930H) Los Angeles local time every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. The return flight LAX to Cebu departs 10:30pm (2230H) Los Angeles local time and arrives at 5:00am (0500H +2 days) Cebu local time as PR153 every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
PAL presently flies non-stop directly to three destinations in the U.S. mainland namely Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York. The airline's direct Manila to New York flight is the world's 8th longest non-stop flight. PAL also flies to other United States territories like Honolulu and Guam.