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Real reasons I fly high on Philippine Airlines

I am back, yet again, after a long hibernation of sorts. I fixed some personal issues, settled what should have been done before and still in the process of accepting and facing some other health circumstances that is part of life. And then I completely pushed aside into the backburner […]

PAL soon to offer tri-class service on ASEAN flights

Driven by the ASEAN Open Skies framework, airlines in the region, are up to stiff competition between and among its operators. The new regime on the regional airline industry allows an ASEAN-based carrier unlimited fifth freedom rights to fly from one member country to any city in the region. A […]

PAL, PH agree on fare discount for government employees’ domestic travel

MANILA – The country’s flag carrier Philippine Airlines and the Department of Budget and Management’s Procurement Service signed on Tuesday a general fares agreement on domestic travel for an initial 23 national government agencies. The agreement covers only official domestic trips of government officials, employees and personnel which will get […]

Tourists that visit the Philippines come from these 13 countries

The country recorded 4.39 million foreign visitors from January to October of 2015, a significant increase which is up 11.3 percent from 3.96 million a year ago. The Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) said the country would likely meet the year-end target of 5.2 million international visitor arrivals. Do you […]

Cebu Pacific, Cebgo issues advisory on flight disruptions due to APEC

More inconvenience and disruptions are hounding airline travelers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and domestic airports, thanks to the APEC meeting. After Philippine Airlines issued advisory on flight cancellations and disruptions, now its low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific and Cebgo. In an advisory, both airlines sought for passenger understanding as […]

Holding company says PAL earnings up in first 9 months

The flag-carrier Philippine Airlines, Inc., earnings rose to P6.55 billion in the first nine months this year from P169.1 million in the same period last year, according to holding company PAL Holdings, Inc. PAL said that total revenues for the nine months reached P81.99 billion, up 10.8 percent from P73.98 […]

PAL confirms cancellation of over 300 more flights due to APEC

More flights were cancelled by flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Tuesday in view of preparation for the upcoming 2015 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting. PAL said that these cancellations were added in view of the latest information on the movements of world leaders and economic ministers […]

APEC prep spurs cancellation of over 200 PAL flights

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines on Saturday announced it has cancelled a total of 211 flights from Nov. 15 to 20 in preparation for the 2015 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting next month. Of the 211 flights, 115 were domestic flights while 96 were international flights. These cancellations come after the Manila […]

Airbus flies new A350-900 to NAIA for demo flight and more

MANILA, May 21 — The tarmac of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport was host to the latest, the next-generation Airbus A350-900 XWB or extra wide body after touching down near Terminal 2 on Wednesday, at 11:15 a.m., 15 minutes ahead of the expected arrival schedule. Earlier, last week, the MIAA […]

PAL adds two new international destinations down under

MANILA, May 21 — The country’s flag carrier Philippine Airlines on Wednesday said it is set to launch flights from Manila to Cairns, Australia, and Auckland, New Zealand beginning December 1 this year. PAL said these new flights are part of the expansion of its network in the Oceania region. […]

PAL adds Jinjiang as new destination to China

MANILA, April — Flag carrier Philippine Airlines has expanded its international flight route network with the launching of flights to Jinjiang, China. Flights to the new route started last April 25. The service departs Manila at 11 a.m. via PR356 every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, arriving Jinjiang at 1:25 p.m. […]

Catholics need not breed ‘like rabbits’ – Pope Francis

Catholics need not breed ‘like rabbits’ – Pope Francis Pope Francis literally shunned the Philippine government’s official move on use of contraception in the country despite opposition from the Catholic bishops. Defending the Catholic Church’s ban on contraceptives, he said that followers of the faith don’t have to breed “like […]

Pope Francis flies to Rome, ends official 5-day PH visit

Pope Francis flies to Rome, ends official 5-day PH visit. MANILA, Jan. 19 — Amidst chants of “Viva, Sto. Papa,” Pope Francis walked through the tarmac of Villamor Air Base, Pasay City as he officially concluded his five-day apostolic visit to the Philippines Monday. A PAL Airbus 340, designated as […]

PH visit concludes, Pope Francis leaves for Rome 10 am Monday

PH visit concludes, Pope Francis leaves for Rome 10 am Monday. MANILA, Jan. 18 — Today, Monday of January 19th at about 10AM Pope Francis is set to leave Manila, Philippines. The Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight to Vatican is scheduled to leave Villamor Airbase in Pasay City at 10:00 am. […]

PAL cancels 66 scheduled domestic flights for Monday

MANILA, Dec 7 — A total of 66 Philippine Airline (PAL) flights scheduled for Monday (Dec 8) have been cancelled as early as Sunday due to bad weather brought about by typhoon “Ruby.” PAL said that the cancelled roundtrip flights are bound for Caticlan (8 flights), Tacloban (5), Cebu (5), […]

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PAL adds two new international destinations down under

MANILA, May 21 — The country’s flag carrier Philippine Airlines on Wednesday said it is set to launch flights from Manila to Cairns, Australia, and Auckland, New Zealand beginning December 1 this year. PAL said these new flights are part of the expansion of its network in the Oceania region. […]

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Pope Francis flies to Rome, ends official 5-day PH visit

Pope Francis flies to Rome, ends official 5-day PH visit. MANILA, Jan. 19 — Amidst chants of “Viva, Sto. Papa,” Pope Francis walked through the tarmac of Villamor Air Base, Pasay City as he officially concluded his five-day apostolic visit to the Philippines Monday. A PAL Airbus 340, designated as […]

APEC prep spurs cancellation of over 200 PAL flights

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines on Saturday announced it has cancelled a total of 211 flights from Nov. 15 to 20 in preparation for the 2015 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting next month. Of the 211 flights, 115 were domestic flights while 96 were international flights. These cancellations come after the Manila […]

Airbus flies new A350-900 to NAIA for demo flight and more

MANILA, May 21 — The tarmac of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport was host to the latest, the next-generation Airbus A350-900 XWB or extra wide body after touching down near Terminal 2 on Wednesday, at 11:15 a.m., 15 minutes ahead of the expected arrival schedule. Earlier, last week, the MIAA […]

Tourists that visit the Philippines come from these 13 countries

The country recorded 4.39 million foreign visitors from January to October of 2015, a significant increase which is up 11.3 percent from 3.96 million a year ago. The Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) said the country would likely meet the year-end target of 5.2 million international visitor arrivals. Do you […]

PAL confirms cancellation of over 300 more flights due to APEC

More flights were cancelled by flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Tuesday in view of preparation for the upcoming 2015 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting. PAL said that these cancellations were added in view of the latest information on the movements of world leaders and economic ministers […]

Cebu Pacific, Cebgo issues advisory on flight disruptions due to APEC

More inconvenience and disruptions are hounding airline travelers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and domestic airports, thanks to the APEC meeting. After Philippine Airlines issued advisory on flight cancellations and disruptions, now its low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific and Cebgo. In an advisory, both airlines sought for passenger understanding as […]

Catholics need not breed ‘like rabbits’ – Pope Francis

Catholics need not breed ‘like rabbits’ – Pope Francis Pope Francis literally shunned the Philippine government’s official move on use of contraception in the country despite opposition from the Catholic bishops. Defending the Catholic Church’s ban on contraceptives, he said that followers of the faith don’t have to breed “like […]

PAL, PH agree on fare discount for government employees’ domestic travel

MANILA – The country’s flag carrier Philippine Airlines and the Department of Budget and Management’s Procurement Service signed on Tuesday a general fares agreement on domestic travel for an initial 23 national government agencies. The agreement covers only official domestic trips of government officials, employees and personnel which will get […]

Holding company says PAL earnings up in first 9 months

The flag-carrier Philippine Airlines, Inc., earnings rose to P6.55 billion in the first nine months this year from P169.1 million in the same period last year, according to holding company PAL Holdings, Inc. PAL said that total revenues for the nine months reached P81.99 billion, up 10.8 percent from P73.98 […]

PAL cancels 66 scheduled domestic flights for Monday

MANILA, Dec 7 — A total of 66 Philippine Airline (PAL) flights scheduled for Monday (Dec 8) have been cancelled as early as Sunday due to bad weather brought about by typhoon “Ruby.” PAL said that the cancelled roundtrip flights are bound for Caticlan (8 flights), Tacloban (5), Cebu (5), […]

PAL soon to offer tri-class service on ASEAN flights

Driven by the ASEAN Open Skies framework, airlines in the region, are up to stiff competition between and among its operators. The new regime on the regional airline industry allows an ASEAN-based carrier unlimited fifth freedom rights to fly from one member country to any city in the region. A […]

PH visit concludes, Pope Francis leaves for Rome 10 am Monday

PH visit concludes, Pope Francis leaves for Rome 10 am Monday. MANILA, Jan. 18 — Today, Monday of January 19th at about 10AM Pope Francis is set to leave Manila, Philippines. The Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight to Vatican is scheduled to leave Villamor Airbase in Pasay City at 10:00 am. […]

Real reasons I fly high on Philippine Airlines

I am back, yet again, after a long hibernation of sorts. I fixed some personal issues, settled what should have been done before and still in the process of accepting and facing some other health circumstances that is part of life. And then I completely pushed aside into the backburner […]

PAL adds Jinjiang as new destination to China

MANILA, April — Flag carrier Philippine Airlines has expanded its international flight route network with the launching of flights to Jinjiang, China. Flights to the new route started last April 25. The service departs Manila at 11 a.m. via PR356 every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, arriving Jinjiang at 1:25 p.m. […]

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APEC prep spurs cancellation of over 200 PAL flights

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines on Saturday announced it has cancelled a total of 211 flights from Nov. 15 to 20 in preparation for the 2015 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting next month. Of the 211 flights, 115 were domestic flights while 96 were international flights. These cancellations come after the Manila […]

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PAL confirms cancellation of over 300 more flights due to APEC

More flights were cancelled by flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Tuesday in view of preparation for the upcoming 2015 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting. PAL said that these cancellations were added in view of the latest information on the movements of world leaders and economic ministers […]

Holding company says PAL earnings up in first 9 months

The flag-carrier Philippine Airlines, Inc., earnings rose to P6.55 billion in the first nine months this year from P169.1 million in the same period last year, according to holding company PAL Holdings, Inc. PAL said that total revenues for the nine months reached P81.99 billion, up 10.8 percent from P73.98 […]

PAL cancels 66 scheduled domestic flights for Monday

MANILA, Dec 7 — A total of 66 Philippine Airline (PAL) flights scheduled for Monday (Dec 8) have been cancelled as early as Sunday due to bad weather brought about by typhoon “Ruby.” PAL said that the cancelled roundtrip flights are bound for Caticlan (8 flights), Tacloban (5), Cebu (5), […]

Cebu Pacific, Cebgo issues advisory on flight disruptions due to APEC

More inconvenience and disruptions are hounding airline travelers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and domestic airports, thanks to the APEC meeting. After Philippine Airlines issued advisory on flight cancellations and disruptions, now its low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific and Cebgo. In an advisory, both airlines sought for passenger understanding as […]

PH visit concludes, Pope Francis leaves for Rome 10 am Monday

PH visit concludes, Pope Francis leaves for Rome 10 am Monday. MANILA, Jan. 18 — Today, Monday of January 19th at about 10AM Pope Francis is set to leave Manila, Philippines. The Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight to Vatican is scheduled to leave Villamor Airbase in Pasay City at 10:00 am. […]

PAL, PH agree on fare discount for government employees’ domestic travel

MANILA – The country’s flag carrier Philippine Airlines and the Department of Budget and Management’s Procurement Service signed on Tuesday a general fares agreement on domestic travel for an initial 23 national government agencies. The agreement covers only official domestic trips of government officials, employees and personnel which will get […]

Pope Francis flies to Rome, ends official 5-day PH visit

Pope Francis flies to Rome, ends official 5-day PH visit. MANILA, Jan. 19 — Amidst chants of “Viva, Sto. Papa,” Pope Francis walked through the tarmac of Villamor Air Base, Pasay City as he officially concluded his five-day apostolic visit to the Philippines Monday. A PAL Airbus 340, designated as […]

PAL soon to offer tri-class service on ASEAN flights

Driven by the ASEAN Open Skies framework, airlines in the region, are up to stiff competition between and among its operators. The new regime on the regional airline industry allows an ASEAN-based carrier unlimited fifth freedom rights to fly from one member country to any city in the region. A […]