PAL provides 4 flights from Kuwait in response to Duterte’s call

Politics & Governance
PUBLISHED: February 13, 2018

The Philippine Airlines (PAL) is providing four flights from Kuwait to Manila in response to President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s call for support for the repatriation of distressed OFWs in Kuwait.

PAL said in response to the urgent call of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, PAL Chairman & CEO Dr. Lucio C. Tan announced that the carrier will fly home free of charge the affected Kuwait-based OFWs.

The first of four flights, an Airbus A330 service, will depart at 4:00 pm of February 13 and is expected to arrive February 14 at around 6:40 am. Three of four flights will be on February 15, 17, and 18.

“We are here to serve our Filipino brethren,” said PAL Chairman Dr. Tan. “This is our assurance to the families of the affected OFWs, who are concerned about the welfare of their loved ones.”

PAL said it is ready to provide more flights.

Source: https://www.facebook.com/notes/philippine-airlines/philippine-airlines-statement/10157070262518306/