Abu Dhabi flights slated to resume in October

11 Jul 2017

Effective October 31, Philippine Airlines shall resume its nonstop thrice weekly service between Manila and Abu Dhabi after experiencing increased demand for flights on the route.

The airline continues to operate PR 656 – every Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays – departing Manila at 11:45AM and arriving in Abu Dhabi at 5:45PM; PR 657 operates on the same days leaving Abu Dhabi at 7:30PM local time and touching down in Manila at 8:50AM the following day.

By the end of the year, the flag carrier shall provide a bi-class service (business and economy) across ALL its Middle East routes providing passengers on board amenities, free baggage allowance, comfort, convenience and inflight entertainment.

Passengers on the route may conveniently connect to/from PAL's domestic or regional destinations through the airline's main hub in Manila - NAIA Terminal 2.

PAL also serves other Middle East destinations daily, namely: Dammam (5 times weekly), Dubai (daily), Jeddah (thrice weekly), Kuwait (four times weekly) and Riyadh (daily).

For flight reservations, passengers may log on to, call Reservations Hotline (02) 855 – 8888 or visit any PAL ticketing office or partner travel agent.

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