TACLOBAN CITY, Nov. 30 -- Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) will launch the twice-weekly Cebu-Borongan flight on December 19, the city government of Borongan has said.

This was after local government officials and PAL signed on Tuesday a memorandum of agreement to start flight operations from Cebu to Borongan City Airport.

The maiden flight to Borongan City Airport on December 19 will signal the start of PAL's operation of the Cebu-Borongan-Cebu flights every Monday and Friday.

"We are very happy with this partnership. With these direct flights, it will be more convenient for the people of Borongan to travel to and from our beloved city. Many travelers have long lamented how inconvenient it is to travel to our city. Hopefully, the...