Philippine Airlines was established to boost the economic growth of the Philippine as a country. The first flight of the airlines took off on March 15, 1941 and marked its name in the history. Philippine Airlines was the first airline company in Asia, which paved the path of growth in the country. With a comprehensive schedule of Philippine Airlines flights, low air fare and convenient online booking of air tickets, the airline has positioned itself among top airlines in the world. The airline boasts of its modern fleet and widespread network covering 31 destinations abroad and 29 locations in Philippine. It founded the Philippine Airlines Foundation (PALF) in 1992 to provide disaster relief and crisis intervention. Backed by excellent hospitality and top notch services, Philippine Airlines has become a favourite of many passengers around the world. The quality of services provided by the airline sets it apart from other airlines in the aviation industry. To show its commitment to passengers, Philippine Airlines came up with the 'Call for excellence' in order to serve passengers better. Philippine Airlines is also one of the first to offer online booking services to its passengers. Adding to the convenience of passengers is the web check-in facility offered by Philippine Airlines. less
Headquartered in Pasay City, Philippine, the Philippine Airlines serves several destinations across the world. In North America, Philippine Airlines flights have schedule services to Vancouver, Las Vegas, Toronto, San Francisco and Los Angeles. The airlines also offer air tickets to Australian cities like Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Darwin. There are regular flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Xiamen, Guangzhou, Seoul, Busan, Fukuoka and Tokyo among others. In the Middle-East region, passengers can purchase tickets to Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Doha and Dubai. In India, Philippine Airlines offers frequent flights to Delhi. Philippine Airlines also offers a host of tour programs to cater to passengers across the world. According to the package and destination, the airline provides delectable cuisine, airport transfers and accommodations in world-class hotels. The airline also offers up to 20 per cent discount in its air fare to senior citizens. Besides, a 20 per cent rebate on tickets is also provided to persons with disabilities. On the other hand, 90 per cent discount is provided on the ticket of children below 2 years of age. Passengers can easily book their tickets from anywhere and at anytime using the online booking facility. Owing to all these services and facilities, the popularity of Philippine Airlines is increasing day by day.Less
Philippine Airlines boasts of an extensive fleet that includes names like Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 747-400, Airbus A340-300, Airbus A330-300, Airbus A320-200 and Airbus 319-100. Some of these aircrafts operate on short-haul routes, while others operate on long-haul ones. These carriers provide extremely comfortable journey to passengers travelling within as well as outside Philippines. The expansive network of the airlines includes over 31 international and 29 domestic locations. With flights operating from different destinations, Philippine Airlines has earned name and fame globally followed by numerous awards. With every takeoff, the airline promises to provide a memorable experience to all its passengers.
Awards & Recognition
Philippine Airlines has bagged many prestigious awards owing to its best-in-class services and passenger-oriented approach that makes air travel safe and convenient for travellers. The airlines won award for in-flight cuisine. In July 6, 1993 it was awarded 18-karat million-miler pin. Moreover, Reader’s Digest recognised Philippine Airlines as the most trusted airline brand.
Philippine Airlines History
Philippine Airlines was founded on 15th March 1941 by Andres Soriano, one of the top businessmen of that era. In the very next month, first flight took off the ground from Makati to Baguio, taking Filipino businessmen in a five-seater, twin-engine Beech Model 18. Helping in the growth of the airlines, the government kept on investing in PAL. With years passing by, the airline started serving many routes across the globe, which included Cebu, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Manila, San Francisco and many more. Philippine Airlines began its services to Rome and Madrid in 1947, becoming the first Southeast Asian airline to reach Europe. The airline started www.philippineairlines.com in 2008 to enable passengers to book their seats online. Last year, PAL became the proud owner of its fourth Boeing B777-300ER in November 2012. Moreover, the airline made history by signing the biggest ever aircraft deal, which was confirming the order of 54 Airbus jets. With its passenger centric approach, professional services and low cost flights, the airline continues to provide best-in-class in-flight experience.