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As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, we will keep you updated on the status of flights.

Last updated: PH Local Time, May 29, 2020, 1315H

What is the status of PAL flights?

All Philippine Airlines international and domestic flights to and from our hubs in Manila, Cebu, and Clark are cancelled until May 31, 2020 due to the quarantine restrictions extended by the Philippine Government for specific locations. 

We continue to carry cargo shipments to keep intact critical supply chains across the Philippines and within the Asia/Pacific region.

When will PAL resume operations?

We plan to resume our operations in by June 01, 2020, if the situation allows. We will be operating flights to and from our Manila, Cebu, Davao, and Iloilo hubs. 

However, we caution you that these plans are highly subject to change, depending on COVID-19 conditions: the duration of community quarantines, the status of travel bans and restrictions imposed by various governments and their impact on passenger demand, and above all on the public health and safety situation in each of the countries that PAL serves. Please visit this website regularly for more details and updates.


May 31, 2020

Philippine Airlines will operate the following special flights between MANILA and NEW YORK on May 31, 2020, using Airbus A350 aircraft. The PR5126 Manila-JFK flight is allowed to carry only U.S. citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents. The PR5127 JFK-Manila flight is allowed to carry only Filipino citizens, their foreign spouses and children. The restriction on passenger types is set by current Philippine immigration requirements for entry and exit.


  • MANILA TO NEW YORK on May 31, Sunday
    Departure from Manila (MNL): 10:00AM local time
    Arrival in New York (JFK): 02:15PM local time

  • NEW YORK TO MANILA on May 31, Sunday
    Departure from New York (JFK): 07:15PM local time
    Arrival in Manila (MNL): 11:45PM local time on June 1, Monday

If you wish to purchase a ticket on one of these flights, please book your flight by calling our PAL Reservations Hotline at +632 88558888 , PAL U.S. Reservations at  1-800-435-9725  or Global Reservations hotline 1-800-I-FLY-PAL, or visit our ticket office at the NAIA Terminal 2 in Manila.


Please note that seats are limited on the Manila-JFK and JFK-Manila flights because of restrictions set by Philippine authorities.


How do I know if there are changes or cancellations on my booking?

Affected passengers will be notified by email. As of this writing, all PAL flights from our hubs in Manila, Cebu, and Clark are cancelled until May 31, 2020. You may also check your Flight Status on the PAL website 48 hours before your trip. Information is available 2 days before until 2 days after the original flight schedule.