Philippine Airlines(PAL), headquartered in Makati City and based in Manila, flies both domestically 21 destinations and internationally 31 destinations. It was established back in 1941 – It was one of Asia’s first airlines and it is the national airline of the Philippines-something which makes it the oldest Asian carrier. It has in total 32 Airbus and Boeing aircraft.
Philippine Airline Quick Facts
- Began Commercial airline service in 1941.
- The philippine airline has 30 aircraft in its fleet.
- They now offer online airline ticket ordering.
Philippine Airlines’ main hub is Ninoy Aquino International Airport in the capital city of Manila. China Airlines and Japan Airlines are its principal Asian competitors. Across the front part of the fuselage, the name ‘Phillippines’ is located. The logo, consisting of blue and red triangles with the sun on the blue triangle, came from the design and colors of the Philippine flag, with the exception of the three yellow stars on a field of white.
Philippine Airlines carries an average of 16,300 passengers and more than 300 tons of cargo daily and its fleet is now composed of 45 airplanes. These planes are flown by Asia’s most experienced pilots. These pilots trained extensively at the Philippine Airlines Training Center. The world’s largest commercial aircraft – the Boeing 747-400 is also included in its fleet and is maintained by engineers and technicians at the Philippine Airlines Technical Center, which is rated by the US Federal Aviation Administration, British Civil Aviation Authority, and the Netherlands RLD as a repair agency for aircraft of their respective countries.
Clean airline with good customer service is what they pride themselves on. Three times a week Philippine Airlines also flies between Manila and Beijing. Premium service, along with airfares at an affordable price is offered by them. By focusing efforts on gaining direct contracts with major airlines, and utilizing special discounts, along with waiver fares, wholesale fares previously open to business travelers exclusively are also offered by them. It offers various holiday packages that cater to your vacation and travel needs. Customers will certainly fly in comfort with the world-famous inflight service, distinguished by its Filipino Warmth and hospitality. You can have a feast on Philippine Airlines’ internationally-renowned cuisine, which has made it the first airline recipient of the prestigious Chaines des Rotisseur award. It prepares meals at its inflight center and caters to the other 23 centers in Manila.