Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) is the primary airport serving Manila, and is one of Asia’s busiest airports. The airport serves as a hub for AirAsia Zest, Cebu Pacific, PAL Express, Philippine Airlines, Tigerair Philippines and Philippines AirAsia. Among the most popular destinations for travelers from MNL: Cebu, Davao, Kalibo and Puerto Princesa (in the Philippines), Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore (elsewhere in Asia) and Los Angeles (in North America).
Clark International Airport (CRK) is located in the Clark Freeport Zone approximately 80 km (50 miles) from Manila. The airport is a hub for Cebu Pacific and Tigerair Philippines. Destinations include Seoul, Hong Kong, Dubai and Shanghai.
Thanks to the presence of low-cost carriers at both Ninoy Aquino International Airport and Clark International Airport, travelers searching for inexpensive flights are in luck. Low-cost carriers offer cheap airfares include Jetstar Airways (flying to Darwin, Osaka and Singapore from MNL), Cebu Pacific (flying both MNL and CRK to cities including Beijing, Dubai, Hong Kong and Tokyo), Tigerair/Tigerair Philippines (flying from both MNL and CRK to cities including Singapore, Cebu and Puerto Princesa) and Jin Air (flying from CRK to Seoul).
Los Angeles and San Francisco are home to the two largest Filipino-American populations in the United States. Not surprisingly, these are also popular destinations for Manila residents traveling for business and for pleasure.
Philippine Airlines flies from Ninoy Aquino International Airport and Clark International Airport to both Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Flying time from MNL to LAX is approximately 14.25 hours and to SFO is approximately 14.5 hours.