Philippine Airlines’ new Manila to Delhi route creates historical link

The historical route on Philippine Airlines between Manila and Delhi marks the first route between the Philippines and India since 1992. The event was worthy of a celebration with a cake.

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  • Philippine Airlines on 27 March connected the capitals of the Philippines and India as it began flying three times a week between Manila (MNL) and Delhi (DEL). Flights operate with 302-seat A330-300s. The historical route is not only the first ever between the two airports, but the first time the two countries have are linked by air since Swissair operated between Mumbai and Manila in 1991-1992. The airline’s COO Jaime Bautista commented the new 4,775-kilometre route: “With India emerging as world’s power house and with large middle class ready to spend on tourism, we will be operating three non-stop flights and three flights through Bangkok between the two capitals.”

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