News And Events

February 2018


Travel Advisory

PAL Advisory

14 Feb 2018
On February 15, 2018, Philippine Airlines will implement enhanced security measures for its US-bound flights, specifically, from Manila to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu and Guam, as well as PAL flights from Vancouver to New York (JFK) by way of additional check-in procedures.
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Announcement

PAL to repatriate Filipinos in Kuwait

09 Feb 2018
In support of President Rodrigo R. Duterte's request for Philippine carriers to help repatriate Filipino OFWs in Kuwait, Philippine Airlines will be mounting a special flight from Kuwait to Manila within the next few days.
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Announcement

PAL, now a global 4-star airline

07 Feb 2018
Philippine Airlines (PAL) has been certified as a 4-Star airline by Skytrax, the international air transport rating organisation. PAL, joining 40 other well-renowned airlines in this prestigious category, is the first and only airline in the country to have a 4-Star Rating.
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Travel Advisory

TSA Pre✓® Program

01 Feb 2018
Philippine Airlines is pleased to be part of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Pre✓®, an expedited security screening program which aims to help travelers enjoy a quick, convenient, hassle – free travel flying out of airports from and within the United States.
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January 2018


Others

PAL ramps up China operations

31 Jan 2018
In support of the national campaign targeting two million (2M) annual Chinese tourist arrivals, flag carrier Philippine Airlines is ramping up operations to China by increasing flight frequency on existing routes and opening up new destinations in mainland China.
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Travel Advisory

Smart Luggage Policy

28 Jan 2018
Smart Luggage equipped with non-removable lithium battery will not be accepted as a carry-on or checked baggage.
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Travel Advisory

Restriction on the use of in-flight travel accessories

28 Jan 2018
For the safety our passengers, Philippine Airlines prohibits the use of inflight travel accessories/devices including but not limited to the following: bed boxes, knee defenders, etc., which are either attached to aircraft seats, inserted between seats, or even block access to seat rows or aisles.
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Travel Advisory

PAL Advisory

26 Jan 2018
All PAL flights from Clark to Naga, Masbate and Virac and vice versa are operating. However, we are not yet reinstating PAL Manila - Legazpi - Manila and Cebu - Legazpi - Cebu flights as the airline carries out a thorough assessment of the situation.
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Announcement

PAL to upgrade Brisbane to nonstop flights

25 Jan 2018
Flag carrier Philippine Airlines will begin operating direct nonstop flights between Manila and Brisbane from March 27, giving passengers the convenience of a shorter flying time of less than seven (7) hours, compared to the current one-stop service of 9 hours 20 minutes with a stopover in Darwin.
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Travel Advisory

PAL Advisory

25 Jan 2018
Please be advised that due to the Legazpi aerodrome closure resulting from Alert Level 4 on Mayon Volcano, PAL has cancelled the following flights from January 27 - 31, as follows:
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Travel Advisory

PAL Advisory

23 Jan 2018
Please be advised that due to the effects of the eruption of Mayon Volcano and the Alert Level in place, PAL has cancelled the following flights:
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Travel Advisory

PAL Advisory

18 Jan 2018
Please be advised that the scheduled Tacloban Airport runway closure from 9:30AM to 1:30PM from 19 January - 24 January 2018 will not affect PAL flights to and from TACLOBAN.
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Travel Advisory

PAL Advisory

17 Jan 2018
Due to potholes which developed on Tacloban airport runway 18/36, Philippine Airlines has cancelled the following flights: PR2987/2988 Manila - Tacloban - Manila (Jan17) and PR 2238/2239 Cebu - Tacloban - Cebu. (Jan17)
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Travel Advisory

PAL Advisory

16 Jan 2018
As part of the expansion of PAL's Clark hub operations and in response to public demand, the airline has opened today (16 January) a twice daily service between Clark and Naga.
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Travel Advisory

PAL Advisory

15 Jan 2018
Please be advised that all flights to and from Legaspi are green and go, despite ash emissions from Mayon Volcano.
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Others

PAL Mabuhay Night party kicks off Ati-Atihan

12 Jan 2018
The national flag carrier is actively participating in this year’s Ati-Atihan Festival – dubbed the Mother of all Philippine festivals – at Kalibo, Aklan, to be celebrated this year from January 15 to 21.
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Travel Advisory

PAL Advisory

11 Jan 2018
Please be advised that Philippine Airlines' check in counters and ticket desk at London Heathrow Terminal 3 will be moved to Zone E from the current Zone C, effective February 22, 2018.
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