Top News PAL steps up China flights By TTG Asia / Posted on 16 January, 2023 9:48 Philippine Airlines (PAL) has resumed Manila-Xiamen services on January 13, and launched a new flight to Guangzhou the following day. Both services are operated once a week for a start. PAL is rebuilding its services to China The direct flight between Manila and Guangzhou’s Baiyun International Airport offers travellers early morning departures. PR 382 departs Manila at 03.35 every Saturday, arriving in Guangzhou at 06.10, while PR 383 departs Guangzhou at 08.40 every Saturday, arriving in Manila at 11.10. Timings will be adjusted from January 28, with PR 383 setting off at 7.10 instead. For its calibrated and progressive resumption of flights to the Chinese mainland, PAL is working closely with Chinese and Philippine health and aviation authorities to ensure the highest level of health safety protections for travellers. Prior to the pandemic, the flag carrier served Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Quanzhou (Jinjiang) and Xiamen with a total of 34 weekly flights.