PAL Praises Japan’s Full Tourism Reopening Decision

MANILA – Philippine Airlines (PAL) praised the Japanese government in its decision to fully reopen to foreign tourists beginning Oct. 11.

“Japan's decision to ease travel border rules is good news,” said Philippine Airlines (PAL) spokesperson Cielo Villaluna in a Facebook post on Saturday.

“By removing the cap on the number of people entering their country and by resuming visa-free travel for visitors from specific countries, this will boost flights and drive tourism traffic to the Land of the Rising Sun,” she added.

Japan currently allows 50,000 people to enter the country each day, including foreign tourists on non-guided package tours, to control the spread of the novel coronavirus.

From Oct. 1, PAL flies Manila - Nagoya, six times weekly; Manila - Fukuoka, seven times weekly; Manila - Osaka, 13 flights weekly; Manila - Tokyo (Haneda), 12 times weekly; and Manila - Tokyo (Narita), seven times weekly. - Florenda Corpuz

(Article cover photo courtesy of Philippine Airlines)