Philippine Airlines is the oldest airline in Asia flying under the same name since 1941. The airline is the national carrier of the Philippines. The Airline operates from three hubs namely Ninoy Aquino International Airport of Manila, Clark International Airport of Angeles and Mactan-Cebu International Airport of Cebu, the latter two serving as secondary hubs. The focus city for Philippine Airlines is Kalibo International Airport. The airline flies to 41 international cities in the four continents of Europe, Asia, North America, and Australia. It also flies to 31 cities within the Philippines.
Philippine Airlines operates a fleet of 55 aircraft comprising Airbus and Boeing aircraft.
The IATA code for Philippine Airlines is PR
The ICAO code for Philippine Airlines is PAL. The Callsign for Philippine Airlines is PHILIPPINE.
Philippine Airlines Codeshares
The airline has codeshare agreements with 14 airlines including Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Turkish Airlines and WestJet.
Philippine Airlines Cabins
Philippine Airlines offers three cabin classes. The premium class is known as the Mabuhay Class which offer a host of services including angled lie-flat seats. The Premium Economy Class offers better leg room than the Economy Class, which is known as the Fiesta Class.
Philippine Airlines Frequent Flier Program
Philippine Airlines operates a frequent flyer program known as Mabuhay Miles. Reward points are offered in the form of miles which can be redeemed for products and services. There are 4 classes of membership. The first is Classic, the second is Elite, the third is Premier Elite and the fourth is Million Miler. The miles can be redeemed to any of the flyer’s friends or relatives. The Million Miler is for those who have flown a million miles and these get lifetime membership and innumerable benefits.
Philippine Airlines Services
Philippine Airlines offers a bevy of services that make the passengers enjoy traveling. They include online booking, baggage allowances, check-in services and travel insurance. Discounts are offered on group bookings and special category of people such as military personnel and senior citizens. Special services are provided for pregnant women, disabled persons and others requiring special attention. One of the interesting services is the myPAL upgrade offer. All those who bought economy class ticket can opt for an upgrade at a price to be fixed by the flyer. The airline may accept the flyer’s offer.
Philippine Airlines Novel Baggage Policy
Philippine Airlines has come up with a novel baggage policy where flyers can opt for Branded Fares or Fare Families which will allow them to choose a fare that is beneficial in terms of baggage allowances granted.
Philippine Airlines Boutique
The Philippine Airlines Boutique is an online store that offers exclusive products and services at attractive prices such as gadgets, fashion items, recreation packages, tours, car rentals and hotel deals. Purchases made on the website qualify for award of miles under the Mabuhay Miles frequent flyer program. Frequent offers for sale are made for some signature and exclusive editions of products and services.