Philippine Airlines A350 operates repatriation flight to and from Auckland

The Airbus A350 will leave Auckland on Monday afternoon.
The Airbus A350 will leave Auckland on Monday afternoon. Photo credit: Airbus

A special Philippine Airlines repatriation flight in association with the New Zealand Government and the Embassy of the Philippines in Wellington is due to land in Auckland at 1pm Monday afternoon.

It will bring Kiwis who have been stranded in the Philippines home and then return to Manilla around two hours later.

Flight details: 

  • PR218 Arrives in Auckland at 1pm Monday, April 20
  • PR219  Departs Auckland for Manila at 3pm, Monday April 20

The flight will arrive in Manila at 9.45pm (local time).    

 Seats on the flight into Auckland are restricted to New Zealand passport holders or permanent residents only, and all passengers are required to undergo the 14-day quarantine requirement. 

The outbound flight to Manila will be restricted to Philippine Nationals or citizens.

The flight will be operated using one of Philippine Airlines new Airbus A350 aircraft. It's the first time a Philippine Airlines A350 has flown in to Auckland.