Manila, Cebu, Davao, Clark, Subic, and Laoag are the international gateways, with
the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Manila as the premier gateway.
It is served by more than 30 airlines, which fly to different cities around the
world. The Mactan International Airport (MIA) in Cebu handles regular flights from
Japan, Singapore, and Australia as well as chartered flights from Hong Kong, the
United States, and other major travel capitals. Davao International Airport handles
regular flights from Indonesia and Singapore. The Diosdado Macapagal International
Airport and Subic Airfield in Central Luzon service both chartered and cargo planes.
Laoag International Airport in Ilocos Norte services regular flights from Taiwan
Philippine Airlines (PAL), the national flag carrier and considered as Asia’s first
airline remains the country’s biggest airline company. It has the largest number
of international flights to the Philippines as well as domestic flights. PAL links
Manila to 14 cities in 8 countries, and flies regularly to 41 domestic destinations