Philippine Airlines to adopt full Amadeus Altéa Suite to streamline and improve all core passenger processes

The PAL-Amadeus partnership supports the airline’s mission to upgrade the total passenger experience MADRID, Spain, 2018-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Philippine Airlines (PAL) received Skytrax’s coveted 4-Star rating a little over a month ago, but already the airline is aiming for its 5th Star. “We want Philippine Airlines to stand shoulder to shoulder with the… Read the full press release

Bombardier to showcase Philippine Airlines dual-class 86-seat Q400 regional turboprop and airBaltic CS300 aircraft at the 2018 Singapore Airshow

Bombardier to showcase Philippine Airlines dual-class 86-seat Q400 regional turboprop and airBaltic CS300 aircraft at the 2018 Singapore Airshow   Montréal, 2018-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft will be displaying a Philippine Airlines dual-class 86-seat Q400 regional turboprop, as well as an airBaltic CS300 aircraft at the 2018 Singapore Airshow, which runs… Read the full press release

Bombardier signs agreement with Philippine Airlines for additional seven Q400 aircrafts

Bombardier signs agreement with Philippine Airlines for additional seven Q400 aircrafts   Toronto, Canada, 2017-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today (June 19, 2017), from the International Paris Air Show, that it has signed an agreement with Philippine Airlines, Inc. for the exercise of its seven Q400 aircraft purchase rights. This… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines to order 12 Bombardier Q400 Aircraft

Q400 aircraft in Philippine Airlines’ livery   Montreal, Canada, 2016-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today (December 8, 2016) that it has finalized a firm purchase agreement with Philippine Airlines, Inc., flag carrier of the Philippines, consistent with the Letter of Intent announced on October 14, 2016. The purchase agreement includes… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines announce code-share agreement

Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Philippine Airlines (PR)  and Hawaiian Airlines (HA) recently forged a code-share partnership which will provide passengers convenient connections between the Philippines and the Hawaiian Islands. “Philippine Airlines is proud to forge a codeshare partnership with Hawaiian Airlines from Honolulu in O‘ahu to the  inter-island points of Līhu‘e,… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines gears up for 50th year celebration Manila-Sydney operations

Pasay City, Philippines, 2015-9-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Flag carrier Philippine Airlines is boosting services between Manila and  Sydney by shifting to daily flights from the current five weekly frequencies. Beginning October 25, 2015, flights depart Manila at 10:05PM via PR 211 every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, arriving Sydney at 9:30AM (AUS time)… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines continues its international expansion with the introduction of regular service to Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Pasay, City, Philippines, 2015-7-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Flag carrier Philippine Airlines continues its international expansion this year with the introduction of regular service to Port Moresby, the capital of Papua New Guinea, on October 25, 2015. The service will operate twice a week, with flight PR215 departing Manila every Friday and Sunday at… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines expands its international flight route network with the launch of thrice weekly flights to Quanzhou, China (Jinjiang)

MANILA, Philippines, 2015-4-30 — /Travel PR News/ — A Philippine Airlines A320 aircraft receives a water cannon salute upon arrival in Quanzhou, China (Jinjiang) – the flag carrier’s newest international destination. PAL now operates thrice weekly flights (Tuesdays /Thursdays /Saturdays via PR356/357) between Manila and Jinjiang where majority of Chinese – Filipinos trace their roots. Philippine… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines teams up with MedAire to provide passengers best medical advice in the world while in the air

Manila, Philippines, 2014-5-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers and crew on Philippine Airlines’ long-haul international flights can now be assured of round-the-clock access to some of the best medical advice in the world while in the air – thanks to a new agreement that the flag carrier has forged with MedAire, the world’s leading provider of… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines plans to double flight frequencies to Canada following air talks between both countries’ negotiating panels

Manila, Philippines, 2014-5-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Flag carrier Philippine Airlines is eyeing to double its flight frequencies to Canada following the successful conclusion of air talks between negotiating panels both countries. With the Philippine government panel securing an additional seven flight frequencies per week to Canada, PAL said it will file its manifestation before… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines Express flights to Dubai to temporarily land Al Maktoum International Airport starting May 1, 2014

MANILA, Philippines, 2014-03-24 — /Travel PR News/ — PAL  Express  flights  to  Dubai  — 2P 658/659 will temporarily land at Al Maktoum  International Airport (airport code: DWC) starting May 1, 2014 to give  way to the refurbishment of the runway of Dubai International Airport (airport code: DXB). Al  Maktoum  International  Airport  is  a  short  distance from… Read the full press release

TravelPRNews.com names the travel managers who lead the airlines’ digital customer service evolution

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., 2014-03-14 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelPRNews.com, a leading travel press release distribution and news-wire service, runs an initiative aimed at discovering and giving greater exposure to travel industry leaders that stay behind any great achievement and success within the travel and leisure industry. Travel intelligence company Skift revealed the names of… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines’ biggest-ever booth at any trade fair will be at this year’s Travel Tour Expo of the Philippine Travel Agencies Association

Manila, Philippines, 2014-2-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — This year’s Travel Tour Expo (TTE) of the Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) will have Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) biggest-ever participation at any trade fair – at 1,100 square meters – to accommodate the volume of customers availing of PAL’s low-priced tickets that can only be bought at the TTE from February… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines and Airbus collaboration delivered aid to Yolanda victims in Philippines

Manila, Philippines, 2013-11-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — An Airbus A340-300 aircraft that flew from Lyon, France arrives in Cebu  Saturday, Nov16, 2013 carrying 28 logistics and emergency rescue specialists and close to 30 tons of water purification equipment and energy biscuits for victims of Typhoon Yolanda. The team and their cargo flew to Tacloban on board PAL/PALex’s CEB-TAC… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines and Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association settled dispute over outsourcing program implemented in September 2011

Manila, Philippines, 2013-11-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Philippine Airlines, Inc. (PAL) and the Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association (PALEA) are happy to announce that they have finally settled a dispute over an outsourcing program implemented in September 2011. Upon the signing of the Agreement, PAL will start the processing of applications for re-employment of covered PALEA members. Following a… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines (PAL) returns to to London starting November 4, 2013

Manila, Philippines, 2013-10-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — The return of Philippine Airlines (PAL) to London starting November 4 will be the centerpiece of the country’s participation at the World Travel Market (WTM), the biggest global event for the travel industry which opens on the same day PAL arrives at the British capital. The resumption of non-stop flights to… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines welcomes its first Airbus A321-200

2013-08-12— /travelprnews.com/ — The first Airbus A321-200 out of 65 new airplanes ordered by Philippine Airlines was blessed last August 8, 2013 after its arrival from Hamburg, Germany. Photo shows PAL officials and flight attendants joining Fr. Mario Bije during the simple blessing ceremony at the PAL hangar at Nichols, Pasay City.

Philippine Airlines (PAL) started four-times-weekly flights to Guangzhou from Manila

2013-07-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Philippine Airlines (PAL) recently started its four-times-weekly flights to Guangzhou (formerly Canton), marked by a simple send-off ceremony at the NAIA Terminal 2. Photo shows officials during the ceremonial toast prior to departure of the inaugural flight, from left — PAL AVP Josen Perez de Tagle, Special Minister Sun Xiang Yang of… Read the full press release

Inflight calls and Internet introduced on Philippine Airlines flights

2013-07-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Passengers of Philippine Airlines can now make phone calls and browse the internet while inflight with the installation of OnAir cutting-edge connectivity equipment on PAL’s long-range aircraft. The novel service, called PAL iN AiR, is made possible with the installation of the first inflight connectivity hardware, called GSMConneX, on a PAL Boeing… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines issues statement on the European Union ban lift on PAL

2013-07-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — The lifting by the European Union of the ban on Philippine Airlines (PAL) to fly to Europe is another testimony to PAL’s reputation as a safe airline. Credit goes to the Philippine government for all its efforts and hard work in successfully addressing this significant concern hounding our aviation industry for years…. Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines launches 12 new destinations

2013-04-26— /travelprnews.com/ — Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced today (April 26, 2013) the launching of 12 new destinations in Australia, China, Malaysia and Middle East, including a new domestic service to Northern Luzon in the continuing expansion of PAL’s route network. In a kick-off ceremony at Diamond Hotel, Ang unveiled the 12 new destinations – Kuala Lumpur… Read the full press release