New flights to the Philippines


Philippine Airlines (PAL) is re-launching direct flights from Heathrow to Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila in the Philippines from November 4.

It’s the first European destination introduced by the airline after flights to Europe were discontinued in 1998. The new route will offer the fastest way for passengers to travel to Manila with an average flight time of 12½ hours. There will be five flights a week, departing on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Introductory fares cost from £593 per person including all taxes and charges. Return Business Class fares cost from £2,263 per person. Price is based on travel from November 4 until May 31 next year. Book by November 15.

One third of the 349,000 European visitors travelling to the Philippines last year came from the UK.