Philippine Airlines Express flights to Dubai to temporarily land Al Maktoum International Airport starting May 1, 2014

MANILA, Philippines, 2014-03-24 — /Travel PR News/ — PAL  Express  flights  to  Dubai  — 2P 658/659 will temporarily land at Al Maktoum  International Airport (airport code: DWC) starting May 1, 2014 to give  way to the refurbishment of the runway of Dubai International Airport (airport code: DXB).

Al  Maktoum  International  Airport  is  a  short  distance from the Marina residential   complex  and  less  than  45  minutes  away  from  the  Dubai International  Airport  and  the emirate’s tourist and commercial districts (Bur  Dubai  and Deira). Arriving passengers at DWC can take the RTA bus to IBN  Battuta  Metro  Station  which  easily  connects to Dubai’s Metro Rail System.

DWC  is  part  of  Dubai  World Central, a multi-purpose complex located in Jebel Ali, south west of Dubai.

PAL Express’ mono-class Airbus 330-300 aircraft flies to Dubai five times a week  —  Monday, Tuesday,  Wednesday,  Friday,  Sunday with an additional Saturday departure starting March 30.

The  flight  schedule will slightly be adjusted with the transfer and leave Manila  1:05 PM and arrive at Al Maktoum International Airport 6:05 PM. The return  flight  departs Dubai at 8:30PM and arrives Manila 9:40 AM the next day.

Flight  2P  658  from  Manila  will  resume  landing at Dubai International Airport on July 20, 2014.

Passengers  affected  by  the  change  in airport are being notified by PAL Express  Reservations. For inquiries, passengers may call 855-8888 (Manila) or 316-6631/32 (Dubai), check the website —, or visit  any  PAL  Express  ticket  office in the Philippines or Dnata Travel Center (on Sheikh Zayed Road) in Dubai.