MANILA – Philippine Airlines (PAL) is set to launch flights from Clark International Airport on Friday, December 16, as part of efforts to help decongest the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
PAL will launch its initial flight from Clark International Airport to the island of Boracay through Caticlan airport.
The flag carrier will also launch flights from Clark to Davao and Cebu, and eventually to Incheon, Korea.
The transfer of PAL flights to Clark aims to service about 10 million travelers from the northern part of Luzon, PAL president Jimmy Bautista said.
Bautista, Clark International Airport president Alexander Cauguiran, and other executives from both parties signed on Tuesday the memorandum of agreement for a smooth and safe operation.
Cauguiran welcomed PAL’s transfer and guaranteed the preparedness of the airport in accommodating foreign and local passengers.
“We expect to contribute to the decongestion of the Manila airport with the operation of PAL at Clark,” Caguiran said.