Sixty-nine Australian citizens and other foreign nationals took off from Laguindingan Airport on a Philippine Airlines (PAL) sweeper flight to Manila last April 28. The special flight was in close coordination by the Australian Embassy, PAL and DOT-Region 10.
The tourists came from Regions 9, 10 and 13 and were mainly composed of Australian citizens, Americans, New Zealanders and a few Asians from Japan, Korea and Singapore.
Through close coordination with DOT Assistant Secretary, Myra Paz Abubakar, the various DOT regional offices and several LGUs, these foreign nationals were transported to Laguindingan Airport for this special flight.
Said effort was also supported by the DOH, PNP, CAAP, DFA, NEDA, DILG, New Dawn Hotel and Red Planet Hotel.
photos and info form Department of Tourism Region 10