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Bucking the worldwide aviation trend to hunker down and contract, Philippine Airlines climaxes a modest expansion binge by restoring a direct service to Melbourne last October 30.
The Australian city is the third new international destination PAL will launch flights to in as many days. Last Sunday, the flag carrier began regular services to Bangkok and Shanghai.
All three maiden flights, which deployed widebody Airbus A330-300 aircraft, took off with respectable loads - attesting to the resilience and loyalty of PAL's core markets in the face of the global downturn in air travel.
The flight to Bangkok (PR 730) registered the highest passenger load …