Aug 8, 2013
PHILIPPINE Airlines will suspend it’s 4x weekly service from Manila to Perth that runs via Darwin on Airbus A320 aircraft. The service did not live up to it’s expectations. Here is the update from AirlineRoute:
Philippine Airlines has closed reservation for Manila – Darwin – Perth service for travel on/after 03SEP13, as per 08AUG13 GDS inventory display. The airline currently operates this route 4 times a week, which was launched in June 2013. 3 weekly Manila – Darwin – Brisbane service remains unaffected.
PR219 MNL2225 – 0420+1DRW0520+1 – 0750+1PER 320 x136
PR220 PER0850 – 1400DRW1500 – 1800MNL 320 x247
This brings 17 to the total number of international airlines to Perth. The Darwin-Brisbane leg remains unaffected at this time. Philippine Airlines started flights to Perth (and Brisbane) on June 3rd this year.