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G to Fly: Enjoy Flexible Booking Now with PAL and GCash

MANILA, PHILIPPINES [09 November 2023] – Philippine Airlines (PAL) and GCash have partnered to offer travelers more accessible and flexible payment options. The integration of PAL into GCash features, such as GGives and GLife, provides a new way of booking flights, in keeping with consumer demands in this digital age.


“Now, travelers who frequently fly out to domestic and international destinations can benefit from this partnership through seamless access to Philippine Airlines flights, paired with easy payment options on the GCash app,” said Captain Stanley K. Ng, President and COO of PAL.


"Today, we take a significant step forward in this partnership ensuring that everyone has easy and convenient access to travel via GLife. We at GCash recognize the importance of a collaborative approach to relentlessly innovate and partner with the best across industries," said Oscar “Renren” Reyes, CEO of G-Xchange, Inc. (GXI).


The heads of PAL and GXI signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) at a partnership launch event in Bonifacio Global City (BGC).


Redefining the future of travel


PAL hopes this partnership will help boost the efficiency of flight bookings, sales promotions, and customer payment transactions, as convenience and value for money are top considerations for travelers in choosing airline services. Captain Ng added: “Together, PAL and GCash are redefining the future of travel, where simplicity, convenience, and connectivity are at the forefront.” 


The Philippine flag carrier is undertaking a multi-year digital transformation strategy, signaling its readiness to adapt and embrace innovation for the digital age.  PAL is likewise investing in a fleet of brand new long-haul aircraft, upgraded cabins, enhancements in products and services, as well as a calibrated build-up of routes across its global and domestic network of nonstop flights.


Experience Simplified Booking Now with PAL x GCash


With this exciting partnership, airline customers planning their next travel adventures have more reasons to book more flights through seat sales and weekend promos offering up to 20% off, available only through the GCash app.


Travelers can enjoy the added convenience of booking flights through GLife on the GCash App. Booking PAL flights via the GLife app streamlines the payment process for a hassle-free experience. Additionally, passengers gain access to exclusive GCash and PAL promotions, including GGives, GCredit, and in-app offers.


Stay tuned for upcoming GCash promos from PAL, including GGives, GCredit, and in-app exclusives through the GLife feature. G to Fly? Download the GCash app now!


PAL and GCash signed the new agreement at the GCash office in BGC. (From L to R: Neil Trinidad – Chief Marketing Officer; Atty. Maricor Alvarez-Adriano – Chief Legal Officer; Renren Reyes – GXI CEO; Martha Sazon – President and CEO of Mynt; Capt. Stanley K. Ng – PAL President & COO; Atty. Carlos Luis Fernandez – PAL SVP, General Counsel; Josen Perez de Tagle – PAL VP Corporate Communications; Howard Uyking – PAL AVP Brand Management)


PAL President and COO Capt. Stanley Ng turns over a PAL aircraft to GXI CEO Renren Reyes to seal the partnership.


PAL President Capt. Stanley Ng welcomes the partnership with GCash as an added convenience and benefit to the flying public.


About Philippine Airlines

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is the Philippines’ flag carrier and only full-service network airline, as well as the first commercial airline in Asia. PAL's fleet of Boeing, Airbus, and De Havilland aircraft operate scheduled nonstop flights out of hubs in Manila, Cebu, Clark, and Davao to 33 destinations in the Philippines and 39 destinations in Asia, North America, Australia, and the Middle East. Known for its hallmark heartwarming and gracious Filipino service, PAL also supports the global economy through air cargo and charter services, while serving the travel needs of overseas Filipinos as well as businesspeople, tourists and families from all over the world.