Philippine Airlines reschedules London flights

Aviation Updates Philippines - National flag carrier, Philippine Airlines, has rescheduled its Manila-London flights to benefit connecting passengers with a more suitable flight schedule. According to Philippine Airlines, the rescheduling of departure schedules will optimize the connectivity within the airline's network.

Philippine Airlines Airbus A340-313 RP-C3432
(PHOTO) Manuel R. Nierra II - Philippine PlaneSpotters Group
Philippine Airlines moved the early morning departure of London flights to a more convenient early afternoon departure time. “The change in departure times better suits our customers, especially those connecting from our provincial services,” Philippine Airlines President and Chief Operating Officer, Jaime Bautista said.

The airline's flight bound for London Heathrow Airport, PR 720, departs from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport at 1:00 PM and arrives 8:55 PM London time. The return flight, PR 721, departs London Heathrow at 10:50 PM and arrives back to Manila at 8:05 PM the next day.

“This is just one of the many service enhancements passengers can expect as we continue to improve and build up our London operation," Bautista added.

Philippine Airlines currently operates four weekly flights (Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) between Manila and London utilizing its Airbus A340-300 aircraft. The load factor of flights between the two cities stood at 70 percent.