Well this an exciting news, people. Philippines Airlines (PAL) will begin offering thrice-weekly flights between Zamboanga (Philippines) and Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia) starting 31st of March 2020.
Philippines Airlines will be using the 86-seater Bombardier Q400 aircraft for the route and the introduction of the route is seen as a good news for the business community, trading fraternity and leisure travellers.
Facts about Zamboanga
- Zamboanga City is the 3rd largest city in the Philippines and 2nd most populous in Mindanao after Davao City with estimated population of 861,799.
- The origin of the name Zamboanga came from the early Malay settlers. They called the region “Jambangan” which means “land of flowers.”
- Zamboanga is the sardines capital of the Philippines and 70 percent of the sardines company in the Philippines are operating in Zamboanga.
- Zamboanga is also Known for its Hispanic influences in its culture, it bears the nickname “Asia’s Latin City”.