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Manila NAIA Terminal 3

PAL Express flights operate at the Manila NAIA Terminal 3.



Pudong Airport In Shanghai

All Philippine Airlines' flights between Manila and Pudong operate at the new Pudong Airport Terminal 2.



Hong Kong Check-in

PAL check-in in Hong Kong will be at SkyPlaza Terminal 2 of the Hong Kong International Airport (Chek Lap Kok). It is directly connected to Terminal 1.


Checking-in at our new Philippine Airlines counters at SkyPlaza Terminal 2 is now more enjoyable and convenient.


Click here for more information



Check-in Time

Passengers are requested to check-in at least 2 hours before the scheduled departure time for domestic flights and 3 hours before the scheduled departure time for international flights.



Early Check-in

Philippine Airlines Check-in counters at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Centennial Terminal 2 are open as early as 1:30 a.m. for domestic flights and 4:00 a.m. for international flights. You may check in the same day ahead of your scheduled departure time.



Express Counter

Accommodates Senior Citizens with up to two travelling companions andpassengers with no check-in baggage. Applicable on both international and domestic sectors from Manila (NAIA 2) and Mactan Airports.


Express check-in counters are situated nearest the entrance of the airport terminal building.


Each passenger is allowed to bring carry-on baggage with following specifications:


  • One piece weighing seven kilos
  • Total linear dimensions of the cabin baggage must not exceed 45 inches (22" length, 14" width and 9" height)


Under no circumstances should the Express passenger name be pooled to another for collective Free Baggage Allowance (FBA).



Return Check-in for selected Domestic Flights

Check in once if you have a confirmed booking, returning on the same day and taking any of the following PAL flights:

  • Manila-Cebu-Manila
  • Manila-Davao-Manila
  • Cebu-Manila-Cebu
  • Davao-Manila-Davao



Web Check In


You can check into your flight online from 24 hours to 1 hour prior to your flight's departure. You can select your seat and print your boarding pass before proceeding to the airport.

Web check-in is available on the following flights:
PAL domestic
PAL international except flights FROM Xiamen (China)
PAL Express operated flights (except Dubai)


Click here to check in your flight



Mabuhay Lounges


International Airports 
Cebu (Mactan) 
Los Angeles 
San Francisco


Domestic Airports
Cebu (Mactan) 
General Santos 

VIP lounges are available in other stations.