Straight from a shopping frenzy in Hongkong Central or from a pub crawl in Lan Kwai Fong (or simply just transiting in Asia's World City), either way travelers can now fly direct to Aklan--home of the world's best beach: Boracay!
|oh, well. plus an hour for bus and banca transfers! but still!|
Beginning this month, Philippine Airlines (PAL) will start the direct flights between Hongkong and Kalibo.
In a statement released by Philippine Airlines (PAL) in its website, it says that the twice-weekly flights utilizing PAL bi-class Airbus 320 is aimed at further boosting market demand for Boracay:
Tourists who visit Hong Kong will soon just be a short plane ride away to the world-famous, fine sand beaches of Boracay as Philippine Airlines (PAL) opens a direct Hong Kong-Kalibo flight starting April 27.
PAL flight PR289 leaves Hong Kong every Tuesday and Friday at 1:20 PM, arriving in Kalibo at 3:50 PM.
The return flight, PR290, departs Kalibo at 4:50 PM, arriving in Hong Kong at 7:20 PM.
Special introductory fare for round-trip, economy tickets is being offered at 1,350 Hong Kong dollars.
Only PAL offers Business class and full service on all its narrow-body fleet of 14 A320 jets.
For bookings and inquiries, visit the PAL website – www.philippineairlines.com or call PAL Reservations at 855-8888.
From Kalibo Airport in Aklan Province, it takes about 30-40 minutes to get to Boracay Island (More or less 30-40 minutes by car to Caticlan Jetty Port plus10-15 minutes crossing by boat).