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PAL MOUNTS BAYANIHAN FLIGHTS TO HELP FLY FILIPINOS HOME

15 8 2021

 

Philippine Airlines continues to provide stranded Filipinos in travel-restricted countries the opportunity to fly home to the Philippines on 'Bayanihan flights'.

 

The flag carrier has lined up a series of at seven upcoming Bayanihan flights from Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over the next two weeks, following six completed flights since July 29th, under special arrangements with the Philippine Government.


 

PAL's upcoming 'Bayanihan flights' will be the following:
16 August 2021 Kuala Lumpur to Davao
17August 2021 Bangkok to Manila
18 August 2021 Dubai to Manila
21 August 2021 Kuala Lumpur to Manila
22 August 2021 Jakarta to Manila
22 August 2021 Dubai to Manila

 

Recent Bayanihan flights flown by PAL are:
29 July 2021 Dubai to Davao
05 August 2021 Bangkok to Manila
06 August 2021 Dubai to Manila
07 August 2021 Kuala Lumpur to Davao
08 August 2021 Jakarta to Manila
14 August 2021 Dubai to Manila

 

In addition to the Bayanihan flights, PAL also operates repatriation flights from various countries in the Middle East and Asia, special flights from London, Australia and New Zealand, and regular scheduled services from Japan, Qatar, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taipei, Indonesia, Guam, the U.S. and Canada.

 

Only Philippine passport holders will be allowed to board the Bayanihan flights. Passengers must present a valid negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test taken within 48 hours before departure from the concerned foreign city, and must undergo a second RT-PCR test after the first 7 days of quarantine in the Philippines.


Passengers must present the One Health Pass QR code prior to aircraft boarding. All travelers should register with the Bureau of Quarantine e-Health Declaration Card including children.

 

In line with the PH government’s current health protocols for Bayanihan flights, all passengers will be subjected to a 14-day stringent facility-based quarantine upon arrival in the Philippines.

 

The cost of the quarantine hotel stay of OFWs and the RT-PCR tests on the 7th day will be shouldered by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and/or the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), while Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) will cover their own hotel and RT-PCR test costs. 





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