Manila (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Philippine Airlines (PAL) will fly to Bali starting April 28, re-establishing direct air links between Manila and Indonesia's prime holiday destination.
"With the new service, passengers can look forward to experiencing full-service, hassle-free trip to Bali for their vacation," said PAL President Jaime J. Bautista in a statement sent to the media.
The new Bali service, utilizing the bi-class Airbus A320 aircraft, will operate twice weekly, departing Manila every Wednesday and Saturday at 9:45 p.m. Arrival at Denpasar International Airport ¿ Bali's provincial capital is at 1:25 a.m. the following day.
The return flight, PR 538, departs Denpasar on Thursday and Sunday at 2:25 a.m. and will arrive in Manila at 6:10 a.m.
To mark the launch of the Bali flights, PAL is offering a promo fare of only $188 for round-trip, economy tickets. Business class tickets have also been slashed to US$988. The promo fares are exclusive of government taxes, fees and surcharges.
The discounted tickets are on sale from April 1 to 30, 2012, and may be used from April 28 to Sept. 30, 2012.
Bali is PAL's second destination in Indonesia, following Jakarta, the country's capital, where the flag carrier flies five times a week direct from Manila and four times a week via Singapore.
Bali will become PAL's 26th destination in its international route network. PAL flies to 20 domestic stations using an all-jet fleet. PAL is the only domestic airline offering business class service.
For bookings and inquiries, visit www.philippineairlines.com or call PAL Reservations at (02) 855-8888 in Manila, or accredited travel agents.