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Philippine Airlines unveils a more rewarding Mabuhay Miles Program

Nov 24, 2015

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines unveiled a revitalized Mabuhay Miles Program, in keeping with the company's goal to provide its valued clientele greater mileage rewards, expanded program-partner options, more flexibility in earning and redeeming miles, additional travel perks and ancillary offerings. more

List of affected PAL flights due to the 2015 APEC Summit

Nov 12, 2015


Philippine Airlines flight advisory for November 21,2015 flights from Japan to Manila

Nov 12, 2015

Travel Advisory more

Suggested roads leading to Ninoy Aquino International Airport during APEC Summit week

Nov 12, 2015



Nov 10, 2015

Philippine Airlines has cancelled additional flights in view of the latest information on the movements of world leaders and economic ministers attending the forthcoming APEC Summit in Manila. more

PAL Foundation gives aid to typhoon Lando victims

Nov 6, 2015

PAL Foundation recently distributed relief packs to about 400 family-victims in Nueva Ecija who were affected by typhoon Lando... more

PAL cancels over 200 flights in relation to APEC Meet in Manila; offers free flight rebooking

Oct 31, 2015

Philippine Airlines today announced that 115 domestic and 96 international flights are not operating within the period November 15-20 to give way to the arrival and departure of APEC leaders. more

Public Service Announcement

Oct 26, 2015

In view of the arrival and departure of APEC leaders within the period November 16 to November 20, 2015, Philippine Airlines will be disclosing the list of certain flights which will be directly affected. more

PAL provides tips for UNDAS travelers, ready to deal with influx of passengers

Oct 22, 2015

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines is advising passengers traveling in observance of All Saints' Day (Nov. 1) and All Souls' Day (Nov.2) to follow certain guidelines to ensure that their trip will be convenient and hassle-free. Travelers must purchase their tickets early, in anticipation of increased flight bookings/reservations. more

Meditation Board Schedules 2nd Round of Labor-Management Talks

Oct 13, 2015

Representatives of PAL Management and the labor union agreed to meet anew for a second round of talks before the DOLE National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB) in relation to the notice of strike filed by the latter recently. more

Philippine Airlines: "Business as usual at the national flag carrier"

Oct 12, 2015

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines assured the flying public that its ground and flight operations continue and remain unhampered. more

PAL resumes flights to and from Tagbilaran Airport (TAG)

Oct 6, 2015

PAL Advisory more

Cancelled flights due to APEC Meet

Oct 1, 2015


Marapara a different challenge for PAL field 2

Sep 28, 2015

The Negros Occidental Golf and Country Club, known formerly as the Marapara, is one of the toughest layouts there is in the country and is expected to push everyone to the limit because of its tight fairways and tree-lined make up. more

PAL adds capacity on Manila-New York flights, shifts to B777-300ER fleet

Sep 28, 2015

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines will utilize its Boeing B777-300 fleet for its Manila - New York (JFK) flights in order to increase seat capacity on the route, enhance the inflight passenger experience and ensure product consistency across all US Mainland services. more

Southwoods shoots for 5th PAL Ladies Interclub title

Sep 24, 2015

The Manila Southwoods Masters shoots for its fifth straight championship when the 10th Philippine Airlines (PAL) Ladies Interclub golf team tournament gets going on Oct. 8-10 at the Negros Golf and Country Club in Marapara, Bacolod City. more

PAL eco warriors join Coastal Clean-up

Sep 23, 2015

Environment conscious PAL employees spent their weekend at the annual activity to help clean the garbage-filled coastlines of Manila Bay. more

Philippine Airlines increases frequencies to Sydney via daily flights; gears up for 50th year celebration Manila-Sydney operations

Sep 16, 2015

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines is boosting services between Manila and Sydney by shifting to daily flights from the current five weekly frequencies. more

PAL Advisory: Philippine Airlines waives Rebooking Fees

Sep 9, 2015

Passengers who were unable to make it to their flights yesterday (Tuesday, September 8, 2015) due to the extremely heavy traffic and downpour may rebook their flights without penalties. more

PAL flies Sto. Nino de Cebu to Manila on its 450th anniversary

Sep 1, 2015

Through the PAL Foundation, the company sponsored the journey of the image, and its escort, from Cebu to Manila and back for a number of festivities in commemoration of the 450th year of the finding of Sto. Nino image and 50th anniversary of the Sto. Nino Church as Basilica Minore. more

Philippine Airlines to hold ‘Ultimate Seat Sale’

Aug 27, 2015

Bargain hunters will have the chance to avail of Philippine Airlines’ promo fares when the ‘Ultimate Seat Sale’ opens on August 28 (Friday). more

PAL Advisory (diverted and cancelled flights)

Aug 21, 2015


PAL Advisory on Rebooking Fee Waiver for MNL-BKK-MNL flights 2

Aug 19, 2015

PAL passengers with confirmed tickets to and from Bangkok who wish to rebook to new travel dates may do so without being charged rebooking fees. more

PAL's newly-renovated Domestic Mabuhay Lounge

Aug 12, 2015

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines unveiled its newly-renovated Domestic Mabuhay Lounge at the NAIA Centennial Terminal 2 in Pasay City this morning. more


Aug 7, 2015

Please be advised that due to the effects of typhoon Soudelor, the following flights tomorrow Aug. 8 (Saturday) are CANCELLED more

Cebu to Los Angeles, non-stop via PAL

Aug 6, 2015

Flights start March 15, 2016 more

Earthquake Drill at PNB Financial Center

Jul 30, 2015

Officials and employees of Philippine Airlines and Philippine National Bank participated in a joint earthquake drill held from 10:30AM - 11:30AM today (July 30) at the PNB Financial Center in Pasay City. more

Public Service Announcement

Jul 29, 2015

With the metro-wide earthquake drill scheduled tomorrow from 10:30AM-11:30AM, traffic build-up is expected. more

PAL flies to Port Moresby

Jul 20, 2015

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. more

PAL Cabin Crew Recruitment in Bacolod

Jul 11, 2015

Come and Fly with Us! more

PAL at Travel Madness Expo 2015

Jul 3, 2015

PAL's promo fares for flights to 30 domestic and 39 international destinations drive hundreds of travel aficionados to the airline's selling booth in the ongoing Travel Madness Expo 2015 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. more

PAL warns against card fraud

Jul 1, 2015

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines is warning against the illegal use by unscrupulous individuals of loyalty program membership cards belonging to frequent flyers for personal gain. more

PAL Express welcomes EU decision

Jun 29, 2015

PAL Express welcomes the European Union’s decision allowing the carrier to operate flights to Europe after meeting international air safety standards. more

PAL to add two more Boeing 777-300ERs to its fleet

Jun 19, 2015

Philippine Airlines will add two more B777-300ERs to its fleet to further strengthen the airline’s long-haul operations. more

PAL Express sets its sights on Saipan

Jun 16, 2015

PAL Express is eyeing Saipan, an island-territory in the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, as its next destination. more

PAL cabin crew recruitment in Cebu

Jun 12, 2015

Fly with us!! more

PAL Mabuhay Lounge to undergo renovations

Jun 8, 2015

Starting 15 June - 15 August 2015, Philippine Airlines' Mabuhay Lounge (domestic) in Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA 2) will undergo renovations. more

PAL adjusts London schedule to benefit connecting passengers

Jun 1, 2015

Philippine Airlines has adjusted the operating times of its four-times-weekly service between Manila and London Heathrow in a move that benefits passengers with more suitable departure times while optimizing connectivity across the flag carrier’s growing network. more

PAL revs up cabin crew recruitment

May 28, 2015

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines is expanding its roster of cabin crew in line with its flight route network expansion. more

Airbus 350 lands in Manila

May 22, 2015

PAL joins Manila leg of A350 World Tour more

PAL new routes

May 20, 2015

As part of the expansion of its network in the Oceania region, flag carrier Philippine Airlines will launch flights from Manila to Cairns, Australia, and Auckland, New Zealand. more

PAL Opens New Route to China

Apr 28, 2015

Philippine Airlines expands its international flight route network with the launching of flights to Quanzhou, China (Jinjiang). more

Philippine Airlines flies to Quanzhou, China (Jinjiang)

Apr 27, 2015

National flag carrier Philippine Airlines expands its international flight route network with the launching of flights to Quanzhou, China (Jinjiang). more

Public Service Announcement

Apr 22, 2015

To guard against scams targeting airline passengers, we wish to remind the flying public to exercise vigilance and caution when carrying out online transactions. more

PAL Holdings posts P787-million comprehensive income in 2014, its first profit in four years

Apr 20, 2015

PAL Holdings, Inc., the parent company of flag carrier Philippine Airlines, today reported total comprehensive income of P786.8 million for 2014, a remarkable achievement that snapped a three-year losing streak and puts the company on a path to sustained growth. more

PAL opens new domestic routes

Apr 7, 2015

Enjoy summer in the Philippines! more

PAL Advisory

Apr 4, 2015

Flight Cancellations Due to Typhoon Chedeng more

Passenger Advisory for Holy week

Apr 1, 2015

For this Holy Week, PAL maintains its regular domestic and international schedules with slight adjustments in domestic flights. more

PAL opens Manila - Tablas service

Mar 30, 2015

Dive into the beauty of the Philippines! Discover Tablas more

PAL opens Manila - Tablas service 3

Mar 30, 2015

Dive into the beauty of the Philippines! Discover Tablas more


Mar 27, 2015

Please be advised that effective March 30, 2015, several ticket offices will have new locations. more

PAL sets paperless entry at NAIA Terminal 2

Mar 17, 2015

PAL and MIAA - Breaking new grounds in airport operations more

PAL Flies to New York

Mar 16, 2015

Philippine Airlines (PAL) returns to the U.S. East Coast more

PAL and LTP services agreement

Mar 12, 2015

Philippine Airlines (PAL) recently awarded its two-year base maintenance services for its Airbus fleet to Lufthansa Technik Philippines, Inc. (LTP) more


Mar 5, 2015

Philippine Airlines today announced the launching of new flights to China. more

Junior Champ Arevalo Added to Orchard Roster

Feb 24, 2015

Former junior world champion Kristoffer Arevalo suits up for Orchard as it opens defense of its Philippine Airlines Men’s Interclub championship today at the tree-lined Cebu Country Club layout here. more

Manage My Booking

Feb 19, 2015

PAL Offers ‘Manage My Booking’ Service for Online Transactions more

New Domestic Fare Attributes

Feb 12, 2015

Introducing our new domestic fare attributes more

Flight Advisory

Jan 19, 2015

Please be advised that the following A320 flights are not operating tomorrow (Jan20) due to the runway obstruction at Tacloban airport. more

Pope Francis Visit Flight Advisory 2

Jan 12, 2015

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is adjusting the departure and arrival of 120 domestic and international flights on January 15, 17 and 19, 2015 during the visit of Pope Francis. more

Pope Francis Visit Flight Advisory 1

Jan 7, 2015

A total of 71 Philippine Airlines (PAL) flights will be cancelled on January 15 and 19, 2015 to give way to the arrival and departure ceremonies of Pope Francis at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). more

PAL Cebu-Nagoya Maiden Flight

Dec 23, 2014

A Philippine Airlines Airbus 321 aircraft receives a water cannon salute as it taxis to the main runway of the Mactan, Cebu International Airport prior to its take off for Nagoya, Japan. more

PAL Cebu-Osaka Maiden Flight

Dec 22, 2014

A Philippine Airlines Airbus 321 aircraft is given a water cannon salute at the Mactan, Cebu International Airport prior to its maiden journey to Osaka, Japan. more

PAL Tacloban flights suspended during Pope's visit

Dec 14, 2014

Philippine Airlines (PAL) passengers flying to or from Tacloban on January 17, 2015 are advised to rebook their tickets as Tacloban airport will be closed to all commercial flights during Pope Francis' visit to the storm-ravaged city. more

Mabuhay Miles Elite Invitational set Dec. 1 at Southwoods

Nov 21, 2014

CARMONA, Cavite – The 2014 Mabuhay Miles Elite Invitational golf tournament tees off December 1 at the Manila Southwoods Golf and Country Club here with a field of about 250 business leaders, corporate chief executives and other captains of industry, organizers announced today. more

PAL sets introductory fares to New York

Nov 14, 2014

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is offering an introductory fare for as low as $610.00 to New York to celebrate the flag carrier's return to the Big Apple. more

Philippine Airlines set to expand routes to Japan

Oct 28, 2014

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines will expand routes to Japan with the opening of new services to Osaka and Nagoya via Cebu. more

PAL San Francisco new office address

Oct 27, 2014

We would like to inform you that effective 01 November 2014, Philippine Airlines San Francisco office will be transferring to a new location more

PAL Flight Advisory October 13, 2014

Oct 13, 2014

The Narita - MNL flight tomorrow PR 431 OCt. 14, PR 431 is cancelled due to typhoon Vongfong. Passengers of cancelled PR 431 will be absorbed by PR 427 departing Narita airport at 1:30PM local time (JPN time) more

PAL flies to New York in March 2015

Sep 30, 2014

Philippine Airlines is flying to the Big Apple, New York City, on March 15, 2015, marking the carrier's much-awaited network expansion to the US east coast. more

PAL Flight Advisory - September 19, 2014

Sep 18, 2014

Pleased be advised of the following additional flight cancellations today September 19 (Friday) more

PAL Flight Advisory Sept. 9, 2014

Sep 10, 2014

Please be advised that effective September 11 (Thursday), Philippine Airlines will begin operating an average of 6 round trip flights daily betweenManila and Tacloban until further notice. more

PAL Fight Advisory Sept. 3, 2014

Sep 3, 2014

Please be advised that Philippine Airlines will resume flights to and from Tacloban airport beginning tomorrow, September 4(Thursday) until further notice. more

PAL Flight Advisory (as of 1:00PM, September 2, 2014)

Sep 2, 2014

Please be advised that the Tacloban airport will be temporarily closed from 6AM September 3 (Wednesday) to 6AM September 4, 2014 (Thursday) to make way for runway repairs as earlier announced by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP). more

Muslim orphans flown to Manila to start new lives

Jul 28, 2014

The decades-old armed conflict in Mindanao, notwithstanding recent successful efforts at forging peace with Muslim rebels, continues to take its toll on innocent children, many of whom have turned orphans as their parents become statistics of war casualties. more

PAL condoles with victims of downed aircraft; assures passengers of safe routes

Jul 18, 2014

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines today assured its passengers that it does not fly over Ukrainian airspace, following the tragic incident involving a Malaysian Airlines aircraft that was reportedly shot down over an area of conflict. more


Jul 14, 2014

PHOTO RELEASE PAL @ TRAVEL EXPO 3. Hundreds of bargain-hunters again swarmed the PAL booth during opening day of the 3rd Travel Madness Expo held July 4 to 6, 2014 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. Right photo shows PAL officials flanking Tourism Assistant Secretary Benito C. Bengzon when he visited the PAL booth. From left, they are: Tony Herrera, PAL assistant vice president for Phi more

Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways Launch Landmark Agreement

Jul 11, 2014

Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Etihad Airways today announced a strategic partnership agreement that marks a new era of cooperation between the flag carriers. more

PAL eyes increased frequency to Canada

May 30, 2014

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. more

PAL taps MedAire for in-flight medical support

May 28, 2014

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 in-flight medical advice and assistance. more

Newest PAL jet with wireless ife

May 20, 2014

PAL's new Airbus 330-300 HGW (high gross weight) jet, which boasts of an ultra-modern Business Class and introduces the country's first wireless inflight entertainment, was formally unveiled to the public last May 15 at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City. more

PAL debuts new business class with latest A330-300 HGW wide-body jet

May 18, 2014

Philippine Airlines has commenced the latest phase of its fleet modernization program with the delivery of its newest long-range aircraft, the Airbus A330-300 High Gross Weight jet, featuring a modern, two-class cabin configured into economy (with a sub-section premium economy) and an all-new, state-of-the-art business class. more

PAL's B777s fly to US

May 15, 2014

After the recent upgrading of the Philippines to Category 1 rating by the US Federal Aviation Administration, Philippine Airlines (PAL) has deployed its fleet of Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on the non-stop flights to the US mainland – to Los Angeles last May 3 and to San Francisco last May 9. more

PAL retires its flagship B747

May 15, 2014

In the 1970s, with the emergence of new airline companies, Philippine Airlines envisioned itself to be one of the best in Southeast Asia. To achieve this, PAL ordered four Boeing 747-200Bs to be deployed on the trans-Pacific service whose flight frequencies rose by 50 percent by 1978. more

Thank you B747, Hello B777!

May 13, 2014

The PAL jumbo jets – the iconic Boeing 747-400s – were formally retired yesterday (May 12) in a ceremony where the flag carrier also announced the use of the new B777-300ER as replacement on the trans-Pacific routes, following the country's Category 1 upgrading by the US government. more

PAL celebrates Pope John Paul II sainthood

Apr 30, 2014

As Papal carrier during Pope John Paul II's 1981 and 1995 Philippine visits, Philippine Airlines joined all Filipino Catholics in celebrating the recent canonization of the well-loved Pontiff by way of a memorabilia & photo exhibit currently on display at the international pre-departure area of the NAIA Terminal 2. Photo shows Rev. Fr. Modesto Teston, parish priest of Our Lady of the Airways, bles more

PAL, Etihad sign landmark deal

Apr 28, 2014

Etihad Airways and Philippine Airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that marks a new era of cooperation between the flag carriers. more

PAL committed to sustainable development

Apr 23, 2014

Philippine Airlines said it will formalize and strengthen a freight policy it has recently adopted to stop the shipment of shark fin in support of its overall commitment to sustainable development. more

Philippine Airlines Express flights to Dubai

Apr 22, 2014

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). more

PAL poised for US expansion, anticipates growth opportunities with lifting of ban

Apr 10, 2014

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is ready to implement an expansion plan in the United States, following the re-classification of the country’s aviation safety rating to Category 1, which it said would boost tourism and trade and open up new and exciting opportunities for the flag carrier. more

PAL launches Haneda services

Apr 1, 2014

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines has launched twice-daily flights to Haneda Airport, the preferred gateway of business travelers and tourists looking for the nearest and quickest access to Tokyo, Japan’s business capital. more

PAL launches today new service between Manila and Tokyo-Haneda

Mar 30, 2014

Philippine Airlines begins its twice-daily non-stop service between Manila and Tokyo-Haneda today March 30, 2014 making PAL the biggest carrier servicing direct flights between the Philippines and Japan. more

Philippine Airlines Express flights to Dubai temporarily transfer to new airport

Mar 18, 2014

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). more

PAL Men’s Interclub

Mar 2, 2014

John Kier Abdon anchored a swashbuckling finish yesterday, shooting a two-over-par 72 worth 34 points to lead Orchard to its first Men’s Championship division title in the PAL Interclub at tree-lined Marapara here. more

Orchard holds sway, nears title

Mar 2, 2014

Orchard, getting 33 points from Nico Santiano and 32 from Raymund Sangil, yesterday pooled 113 at Binitin in Murcia to take a 10-point lead over new pursuer Alabang going into the final round of the 67th Philippine Airlines Interclub Men’s championship. more


Mar 2, 2014


PAL Interclub Men’s Tournament

Feb 27, 2014

Jan Phillipe de Claro of Orchard stays in sight with the ball as he putts on the first hole of the Negros Occidental Golf and Country Club (Marapara course) during the second round in the championship division of the 67th PAL Interclub Men’s Tournament in Bacolod. more

Orchard pads lead to six over Del Monte

Feb 27, 2014

Orchard bucked a bum front nine by its second day lineup at Marapara yesterday to shoot 109 points and bloat its lead over Del Monte to six halfway through the 67th playing of the Philippine Airlines Interclub Men’s championship. more

Orchard zooms to early Interclub lead

Feb 26, 2014

Orchard, labeled by defending champion Cebu Country Club as the darkhorse in the 67th Philippine Airlines Interclub Men’s championship, immediately made its presence felt yesterday to instantly transform into a tournament favorite. more

PAL Interclub Advancer

Feb 24, 2014

BACOLOD CITY – The 27th Philippine Airlines Seniors Interclub golf team championships get going Thursday with defending champion Canlubang parading two new recruits in its bid for a fourth straight championship. more

3-way fight looms at PAL Seniors Interclub

Feb 17, 2014

A three-way fight looms when the 28th Philippine Airlines Seniors Interclub golf team championships kick off on Thursday in two golf courses in Bacolod. more


Feb 17, 2014

The huge (1,100 square meters) Philippine Airlines booth at the recent Travel Tour Expo 2014 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, more

PALEx normalizes operations to and from Tagbilaran

Jan 3, 2014

Please be advised that PALex is expected to normalize operations to and from Tagbilaran tomorrow, January 3, 2014, following repairs which returns its grounded aircraft back to service. more


Dec 23, 2013

In view of the holiday travel rush , PAL and PALex are advising passengers to check in early to avoid congestion at the airport and help ensure timely flight departures more

Public Advisory (August 21, 2013)

Aug 21, 2013

The massive, metro-wide floods the last two days that led to numerous flight delays and cancellations has not only inconvenienced our passengers but also prevented many of our staff from reporting for duty, especially at the airport. more


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