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PAL Express Goes to Batanes!

PAL Express flies to Batanes May 1st

PAL Express, affiliate carrier of Philippine Airlines, will launch thrice weekly service to Basco, Batanes, starting May 1st.

The regular service using the 76-seater Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft, will operate out of NAIA Terminal 3.

The flight, 2P084, leaves Manila every Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 6:00 AM and arrives at Basco airport in Batan island at 7:45 AM. Return flight, 2P085, departs Basco at 8:10 AM to arrive in Manila at 9:50 AM.

Batanes, the country's northernmost group of islands with six barangays, has attracted local and foreign tourists due to the islands' pristine and rugged terrain as well as the gentleness of native residents, the Ivatans.


  1. Hedrick A. CervillonMay 25, 2014 at 6:27 PM

    CORRECTION: Batanes has 6 municipalities and 29 Barangays, not 6 Barangays. PAL express flight to Batanes is usually delayed by two to three hours. A lot of wasting precious time at the airport. (Two to three hours from Manila and two to three hours from Batanes)