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Treat yourself to last-minute flight upgrades to Business Class or Premium Economy at the airport at least 4 hours before your flight!

Business Class Upgrade

Experience world-class luxury in the skies when you upgrade to Business Class.

Philippine Domestic Flights

ECONOMY TO BUSINESS CLASS

Routes

One-Way Fee

Luzon / Visayas

PHP 3,000

Mindanao

PHP 3,500

 

 

PREMIUM ECONOMY TO BUSINESS CLASS

 

Routes

One-Way Fee

Luzon / Visayas / Mindanao

PHP 1,500

Please note that rates are per sector. Fees for flights within the Philippines are inclusive of Value Added Tax (VAT).


International Flights

ECONOMY TO BUSINESS CLASS

TO / FROM MANILA

One-Way Fee*

Taipei / Guangzhou / Jinjiang / Xiamen

USD 200 / USD 250

Hong Kong

USD 250 / USD 300

Macau / Shanghai / Beijing / Kuala Lumpur / Bangkok / Guam

USD 300 / USD 350

Singapore / Hanoi / Ho Chi Minh / Phnom Penh / Bali (Denpasar)

USD 350 / USD 400

Jakarta

USD 400 / USD 500

Fukuoka / Nagoya

USD 400 / USD 550

Tokyo (Haneda) / Tokyo (Narita) / Osaka / Sapporo

USD 450 / USD 550

Busan / Seoul (Incheon)

USD 500

Port Moresby 

USD 500 / USD 600

Dubai / Doha / Dammam / Riyadh / Port Moresby 

USD 500 / USD 650

Auckland / Brisbane / Melbourne / Sydney / Perth

USD 850 / USD 950

Honolulu

USD 1,100 / USD 1,350

Los Angeles / San Francisco / Toronto / London

USD 1,300 / USD 1,500

New York / Toronto

USD 1,300 / USD 1,600

 *Fee varies per fare brand / booking class.

 

TO / FROM CEBU

One-Way Fee

Tokyo (Narita) / Osaka / Nagoya

USD 450

Seoul (Incheon) / Busan

USD 500

 

 

TO / FROM CLARK

One-Way Fee

Seoul (Incheon) / Busan

USD 500

 

 

TO / FROM KALIBO

One-Way Fee

Chengdu

USD 350

Seoul (Incheon) / Busan

USD 500

 

 

PREMIUM ECONOMY TO BUSINESS CLASS

 

TO / FROM MANILA

One-Way Fee

Hong Kong / Xiamen

USD 120

Bangkok / Singapore

USD 200

Tokyo (Haneda) / Tokyo (Narita) / Osaka

USD 240

Sydney / Melbourne / Auckland

USD 530

London

USD 600

Honolulu

USD 650

New York / Toronto

USD 700

Please note that rates are per sector and subject to local currency equivalent.


Premium Economy Upgrade
Enjoy a new level of exceptional comfort and convenience in Premium Economy.

Philippine Domestic Flights

 

Routes

One-Way Fee

Luzon / Visayas / Mindanao

PHP 2,000

Please note that rates are per sector. Fees for flights within the Philippines are inclusive of Value Added Tax (VAT).

 

 

International Flights

TO / FROM MANILA

One-Way Fee

Hong Kong / Xiamen

USD 100

Bangkok / Singapore

USD 120

Tokyo (Haneda) / Tokyo (Narita) / Osaka

USD 210

Sydney / Melbourne

USD 320

Auckland

USD 350

Honolulu

USD 450

London

USD 500

New York / Toronto

USD 600





Who can purchase an upgrade to Business Class or Premium Economy?
Revenue passengers holding confirmed tickets of certain booking class codes can avail of an instant upgrade at the airport at least 4 hours before the flight. Passengers with ID50, AD50 and Mabuhay Miles Award Tickets are not qualified to avail of Airport Upgrade.


What are the benefits if I upgrade to Business Class? 
If you upgrade to Business Class, you’ll enjoy the following benefits: 
  • VIP Treatment with dedicated check-in, priority boarding, baggage handling, plus generous baggage allowance
  • Exclusive access to the Mabuhay Lounge or any of our VIP lounges worldwide
  • Luxurious and spacious seats adjustable to your level of comfort
  • Full-course gourmet meals prepared by our world-class chefs


What are the benefits if I upgrade to Premium Economy? 
If you upgrade to Premium Economy, you’ll enjoy the following benefits: 
  • Priority treatment even on the ground with priority check-in, boarding, luggage retrieval, plus greater baggage allowance
  • Extra spacious seats in an exclusive cabin
  • Specially-crafted meal choices


I already purchased a Choice Seat / Aisle Seat. Will I be refunded if I upgrade to Business Class / Premium Economy?
If you decide to upgrade, your previously paid Choice Seats Extra Legroom, Forward or Aisle Seat will be forfeited.


Are Airport Upgrades refundable?
Payment for airport upgrades are refundable only if flight disruptions occur and are caused by the airline.

 
BUSINESS CLASS UPGRADE
  1. Business Class Upgrade Fee can be availed by any revenue passenger (adult, child or infant with seat) holding confirmed tickets on any Philippine Airlines (PR) flight. 
  2. Business Class Upgrade may only be availed at a fixed price at least four (4) hours before estimated time of departure (BETD) at the airport.
  3. Business Class Upgrade may only be availed on specific booking class codes or fares as may be identified by PAL. 
  4. Business Class Upgrade cannot be availed in connection to any Industry Discount and Agency Discount, Mabuhay Miles Award tickets. 
  5. Business Class Upgrade may only be availed per flight at the point of origin. 
  6. Passengers who availed of Business Class Upgrade are entitled to lounge access.
  7. Passengers who availed of Business Class Upgrade shall be entitled to the Free Baggage Allowance (FBA) of Business Class. 
  8. Passengers who avail of Business Class Upgrade shall be entitled to mileage accrual of their original Economy Class ticket. 
  9. Choice Seats Extra Legroom, Choice Seats Forward and Advance Aisles Seat Reservation shall be forfeited in case of Business Class Upgrade.
  10. Paid Meal Upgrade product shall also be forfeited in case of Business Class Upgrade.
  11. PWD discount and Senior Citizen discount applies on Business Class Upgrade on domestic flights. 
  12. Business Class Upgrade is non-refundable, except when there is a legal or valid cause, such as but not limited to operational safety and security concerns and such other cases as may be determined by PAL in accordance with its General Conditions of Carriage, applicable laws, rules and regulations. 
  13. PAL reserves the right to modify and otherwise change these Terms and Conditions without prior notice, subject to applicable laws, rules and regulations. These Terms and Conditions shall be read in conjunction with PAL's General Conditions of Carriage, Disclaimer, Mabuhay Miles Terms and Conditions, Data Privacy & Security Policy, Online Booking Terms and Conditions, and other applicable laws, rules and regulations.
  14. By availing Business Class Upgrade, Passenger(s) acknowledges, understands, and accepts the full Terms and Conditions of the program.


PREMIUM ECONOMY UPGRADE
  1. Premium Economy Upgrade Fee can be availed by any revenue passenger (adult, child or infant with seat) holding confirmed tickets on any Philippine Airlines (PR) flight. 
  2. Premium Economy Upgrade may only be availed at a fixed price at least four (4) hours before estimated time of departure (BETD) at the airport.
  3. Premium Economy Upgrade may only be availed on specific booking class codes or fares as may be identified by PAL. 
  4. Premium Economy Upgrade cannot be availed in connection to any Industry Discount and Agency Discount, Mabuhay Miles Award tickets. 
  5. Premium Economy Upgrade may only be availed per flight at the point of origin. 
  6. Passengers who availed of Premium Economy Upgrade are not entitled to lounge access.
  7. Passengers who availed of Premium Economy Upgrade shall be entitled to the Free Baggage Allowance (FBA) of Premium Economy class. 
  8. Passengers who avail of Premium Economy Upgrade shall be entitled to mileage accrual of their original Economy Class ticket. 
  9. Choice Seats Extra Legroom, Choice Seats Forward and Advance Aisle Seat Selection shall be forfeited in case of Premium Economy Upgrade.
  10. Paid Meal Upgrade product shall also be forfeited in case of Premium Economy Upgrade.
  11. PWD discount and Senior Citizen discount applies on Premium Economy Upgrade on domestic flights. 
  12. Premium Economy Upgrade is non-refundable, except when there is a legal or valid cause, such as but not limited to operational safety and security concerns and such other cases as may be determined by PAL in accordance with its General Conditions of Carriage, applicable laws, rules and regulations. 
  13. PAL reserves the right to modify and otherwise change these Terms and Conditions without prior notice, subject to applicable laws, rules and regulations. These Terms and Conditions shall be read in conjunction with PAL's General Conditions of Carriage, Disclaimer, Mabuhay Miles Terms and Conditions, Data Privacy & Security Policy, Online Booking Terms and Conditions, and other applicable laws, rules and regulations.
  14. By availing Premium Economy Upgrade, Passenger(s) acknowledges, understands, and accepts the full Terms and Conditions of the program.