By: AirTravellerPH Staff / Attribution: Cielo Villaluna, PAL Spokesperson
Philippine Airlines (PAL) is set to launch Clark (CRK) to Quanzhou (Jinjiang) flights beginning January 16. This new service will fully complement PAL's existing flights from Manila to Jinjiang (JJN), a county-level city of Quanzhou located at the Southeastern part of the Fujian Province, China. Flight PR350 departs CRK every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 1:05pm and arrives JJN at 4:30pm.
The return flight departs JJN every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturdays at 5:30pm and arrives in MNL at 7:55pm.
PAL's existing Manila to Jinjiang daily service PR356 departs MNL at 11:00am and arrives JJN at 1:35pm. The return flight, PR357, departs JJN at 2:25pm and arrives Manila at 5:05pm.
Jinjiang is home to the Shrine of Jose Rizal, the Philippines' national hero. It is a replica of the exact Rizal Monument in Manila built to recognize Rizal's ethnic-Chinese descent.
The new service directly connects Quanzhou to the Northern part of the Philippines where tourists and visitors may travel by land to enjoy the other places nearby like Baguio, La Union, and Bataan. They may also connect from Clark to other parts of the country via 122 PAL weekly domestic flights namely: Antique (2x/week), Bacolod (daily), Basco (18x/week), Busuanga (35x/week), Calbayog (3x/week) Catarman (daily) , Catliclan (daily), Cebu (daily), Davao (11x/week), Puerto Princesa (daily), San Vicente (4x/week) and Siargao (14x/week).
PAL also flies from Clark to Seoul Incheon, South Korea, 11 times a week