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PAL Express serves Batanes

PAL Express, affiliate carrier of Philippine Airlines, will start today its thrice weekly flights to Basco, Batanes. The service using the 76-seater Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft, will operate out of NAIA Terminal 3. The flight, 2P084, leaves Manila every Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 6 a.m. and arrives at Basco airport in Batan island at 7:45 a.m. Return flight, 2P085, departs Basco at 8:10 a.m. to arrive in Manila at 9:50 a.m. Batanes, the countrys northernmost group of islands with six barangays, has attracted local and foreign tourists due to its pristine and rugged terrain as well as the gentleness of native residents, the Ivatans.  
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