Philippines’ low-cost carrier, PAL Express has said flights to Dubai will be temporarily transferred to Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) from May 1, as the runway of Dubai International Airport is being refurbished, ABS-CBNnews has reported. The schedule will also be slightly adjusted, with the flight leaving Manila at 1:05 p.m. and arrive at Al Maktoum International Airport at 6:05 p.m. The return flight departs Dubai at 8:30 p.m. and arrives Manila 9:40 a.m. the next day. PAL Express, using 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 airline will resume landing at the Dubai International Airport on July 20, 2014.
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