Philippine Airlines News

Intrepid Aviation receives first Boeing 777-300ER

Intrepid Aviation receives first Boeing 777-300ER

3rd Nov 2016 Airline News

Boeing and Intrepid Aviation have marked the delivery of Intrepid’s first direct ordered Boeing airplane, a 777-300ER that will be leased and operated by Philippine Airlines. This airplane is the first of four 777-300ERs ordered by Intrepid. Philippine Airlines plans to use the new airplane primarily on routes to North America.

Philippine Airlines signs with Airbus for six A350-900s

Philippine Airlines signs with Airbus for six A350-900s

17th Feb 2016 Airline News

Philippine Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for the order of six A350-900s, with another six purchase options. The news was announced today at the Singapore Airshow by Philippine Airlines president Jaime Bautista and Fabrice Brégier, president of Airbus.

Etihad signs wide ranging partnership with Philippine Airlines

Etihad signs wide ranging partnership with Philippine Airlines

9th Jul 2014 Airline News

Etihad Airways and Philippine Airlines have announced a strategic partnership agreement that marks a new era of cooperation between the two flag carriers. The agreement covers codeshare flights, loyalty programmes, airport lounges, joint sales and marketing programmes, a Philippines domestic air pass, cargo, and the coordination of airport operations to provide a better customer experience at their Abu Dhabi and Manila hub airport bases.

Philippine Airlines to offer new Manila flights from Heathrow

Philippine Airlines to offer new Manila flights from Heathrow

21st Oct 2013 Airline News

Philippine Airlines has announced the re-introduction of direct flights from London Heathrow to Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, with the first flight landing on November 4th 2013. This will be the first European destination introduced by the airline after flights to Europe were discontinued in 1998.

Philippine Airlines finds a home at Heathrow

Philippine Airlines finds a home at Heathrow

23rd Sep 2013 Press Release Airline News

This is the first direct link between the UK and the Philippines, a major emerging market destination, in more than a decade. Philippine Airlines (PAL) has chosen Heathrow over other UK airports, despite them having lower landing charges and claiming to be a viable alternative to Heathrow for new routes to emerging markets.

Philippine Airlines places $7bn Airbus order

Philippine Airlines places $7bn Airbus order

28th Aug 2012 Airline News

Philippine Airlines has placed a firm order with Airbus covering more than 50 aircraft consisting of single aisle A321s and widebody A330-300s, the latest High Gross Weight models. The first batch of aircraft is being ordered under a major fleet modernisation program at the airline with deliveries starting in 2013.

Strike looms at Philippine Airlines as talks collapse

Strike looms at Philippine Airlines as talks collapse

4th Oct 2010 Airline News

Travellers in south-east Asia are bracing themselves for disruption as cabin crew at Philippine Airlines prepare to walk out on strike. Final negotiations between the Flight Attendants’ & Stewards’ Association of the Philippines and airline management broke down earlier, with a return to negotiating table unlikely ahead of the industrial action.

Philippine Airlines adds mobile offering

21st May 2009 Press Release Travel Technology News

Philippine Airlines flight schedules, promo fares, advisories, products and services, including mileage points earned by Mabuhay Miles members, can now be conveniently accessed through WAP-enabled cellphones as an alternative means of retrieving information posted on the PAL website.