Philippine Airlines will resume its nonstop Manila to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia service on March 28, after suspending it in March 2006 for commercial reasons.

Catering mainly to expatriate traffic, the four-weekly service will use Boeing 747-400 aircraft with 50 Mabuhay Class (business) and 383 Fiesta Class (economy seats).

PR658 will depart Manila every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 18.20, arriving in the Saudi capital at 11.00 local time. The return service, PR659, leaves Riyadh at 12.30 every Wednesday, Friday, Sunday and Monday, arriving in Manila at 15.00.