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A Chartered Flight of Philippine Airlines | PR 2242 - Cebu to Kalibo

In the past few years, I’ve been into Philippines Airlines flight across the Philippines, but this is the memorable one, a flight that I’ve never ever expected in my whole travel career.

Back then when I was planning my Zamboanga, Basilan, and Tawi-Tawi travels, I was thinking to escape Manila as my transit airport instead I do use Davao on my onward flight to Zamboanga from Iloilo and Cebu as my return flight to Kalibo.
I rush myself going to the airport from Cebu City, I miss the 6:40 pm schedule of Mybus going to Mactan-Cebu International Airport, I ride to the 7 pm schedule instead, I was a little bit nervous since my scheduled flight is 9 pm, I got worried about the traffic that will cause of missing my flight, but I made it I reach the Airport 1 hour before my flight schedule.

The last time I depart/arrive at this airport was in 2011 my 1st ever travel. There's a lot of changes and it more beautiful. I headed straight to the check-in counter to get a boarding pass since I checked in online.

I gave my Id to the young lady and told her to change my seat in the front row, but her reply that all seats in front were blocked. I used to sit in the front row so that I can get out the airplane easily.
The young lady told me that I can change later when I board the aircraft because I am the only passenger on this flight. I don't mind what she says because it’s not possible. She gave my boarding pass and I headed straight to the pre-departure area and waited for my boarding announcement.

I was thinking that my flight was delayed because my boarding time is 8:30 and, The time is already 8:40 pm, 10 minutes later the ground crew paging my name so I went to the boarding gate, she told me that it’s boarding time, I was confused and told her Why you did not announce the boarding of my flight because I was thinking that I am late.
The ground crew told me that I am the only passenger who booked that flight, I was shocked and reply really? How it happened, so I still confused until I reach the aircraft and there’s no passenger around except myself. 

I was so ashamed to the 4 cabin crew and 2 pilots because the plane is all by myself. As I still confused about what happened I ask the ground crew why the airline did not cancel my flight as other airlines do. It is very amazing, why the other person did not book on the same flight.

I thought that the ground crew is joking, but it’s not, I told myself, it this true? How? Many questions on my mind, hahaha so I sat down on the business class seat instead. The Cabin Crew told me that the plane we used had an international flight on the next day. They need to fly to Kalibo with or without a passenger. I am so lucky that day! :D
I’ve been traveling for almost 5 years now, but this is the best flight I ever had a chartered airplane(self-proclaimed haha) with an exceptional service of the cabin crews on-board.
When I arrived at Kalibo International Airport around 10 pm the ground crew is waiting for the cabin door to open they didn’t know that there is no other passenger onboard, of course, I was so shy and the same time very happy.

Thank you to the Cabin Crew on-board of Philippine Airlines flight PR 2242 – October 25, 2017.


  1. This is very lovely ,outstanding and the best travel blog I have ever read!

    I wish to experience that as well.


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