November 21, 2013


PAL expands partnership with for Mabuhay Miles

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) has expanded its partnership with, one of Asia’s leading hotel booking websites, to give more perks for its Mabuhay Miles customers, on top of providing access to the best hotel prices worldwide. With the expanded partnership, members of PAL’s Mabuhay Miles frequent flyer program can earn 4 miles instead of the regular 2 miles for every US$1 spent on hotel bookings this Christmas season if they book through from November 1 to December 31, 2013.

Agoda Company Pte. Ltd. (, which specializes in providing customers the lowest prices in hotel accommodations, has over 300,000 partner hotels worldwide.

“The possibilities of earning Miles with Mabuhay Miles are endless,” said Ria C. Domingo, Head of Frequent Flyer Program/Loyalty. “The frequent flyer program has beefed up its full partner list and members can now earn from the best establishments in the industry, including those with Agoda.”

Ernst Hemmer, Senior Director, Commercial at, meanwhile said: “As Asia’s leading hotel booking site, we are happy to partner with the Philippines’ largest frequent flyer program as it allows us to bring many exciting promotions to members of Mabuhay Miles, who will now also earn miles on every hotel booking they make.”

The expanded partnership is just the latest in a string of milestones the flag carrier has announced as it continues to execute its strategy to maximize long-term growth. These milestones include the arrival of new aircraft as part of a major re-fleeting program, the opening up of new destinations in Asia, the Middle East, and Europe as well as the upgrade of a new International Mabuhay Lounge, and introduction of a new fare structure that includes Budget Economy, Regular Economy, and Premium Economy.