By Jim Bea Sampaga
Philippine Airlines updated their flight schedules between Manila and Honolulu for July and August 2020.
Flight schedules are only once a week.
Honolulu to Manila flights are Mondays on July 13, 20 and 27, and Thursdays on August 6, 13, 20 and 27.
For Manila to Honolulu, flights are on Mondays July 13, 20 and 27 and Thursdays August 6, 13, 20 and 27.
The Philippines is under enhanced community quarantine and those traveling to the Philippines must strictly adhere to the country’s travel restrictions.
Only Philippine passport holders or dual citizens are allowed to enter the country.
If you’re a dual citizen, make sure to bring one of the following proofs of Philippine Citizenship to present at the Philippine Airlines check-in: valid Philippine passport, Identification Card or Certificate of Re-acquisition/Retention of Philippine Citizenship.
Upon arrival at a Ninoy Aquino International Airport, passengers are required to take COVID-19 swab tests from the Bureau of Quarantine. Passenger will then transfer to a Department of Health-approved quarantine accommodation as they wait for their swab test results for about two to five days.
Individuals who test negative will be given a BOQ Certificate stating their negative swab test results. They can leave the quarantine accommodation and proceed to their place of residence to complete their 14-day quarantine requirement.
For individuals who test positive, they will be transferred to a hospital to be treated for COVID-19.
The cost of quarantine accommodations for land-based Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) will be shouldered by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration. Sea-based OFWs will be shouldered by the Maritime Industry Authority.
Non-OFWs who are returning to the Philippines will have to shoulder their own expenses.
The list of DOH-approved hotels can be found on Philippine Airlines’ website.
For more information on COVID-19 travel updates, visit philippineairlines.com/Covid-19.