Philippine Airlines has expanded its flight network from Davao International Airport, connecting it to new destinations in Visayas and Mindanao.
At least five new domestic flights out of Davao were introduced by the flag carier, during the first Davao Turismo Conference held here Friday.
Val Suarez, area head for Mindanao said PAL would fly from Davao to Tagbilaran, Zamboanga City and Cagayan de Oro City.
According to Suarez, the Davao-Tagbilaran flight would be available four times a week; Davao-Zamboanga flight would be scheduled thrice a week and there would be a daily flight from Davao to Cagayan de Oro City.
Discontinued flights from Davao to Clark in Pampanga will resume in December this year with four flights a week. Suarez added flights from Davao to Siargao via Cebu will also open.
Suarez announced the opening of the Davao-Siargao-Davao flight via Cebu starting December 1.
PAL is also considering to open international flights from Davao connecting it to Japan, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and China between 2018 and 2020.
In an interview with Davao Today, City Tourism Officer Generose Tecson said the new domestic flights will bring in more opportunities for Davao City.
“It will provide more connectivity and we should be ready by creating more packages and exciting offers for tourists,” she said.