Tag: Philippine Airlines

ANA Holdings to Invest $95 Million in PAL Holdings

Reading Time: 1 minute ANA Holdings, parent of All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, will invest $95 million US dollars in PAL Holdings Inc. (PAL Holdings) and acquire 9.5% of PAL Holding’s outstanding shares. PAL Holdings is the parent of Philippine Airlines Inc. (PAL), the Philippine flag carrier and the largest airline in […]

Philippine Airlines Takes Delivery of its First A350 XWB

Reading Time: 1 minute Philippine Airlines (PAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at a special event in Toulouse, France, becoming the 19th airline to operate the world’s most modern and efficient long range airliner. Altogether, Philippine Airlines has ordered six A350-900s, which will be primarily operated on non-stop services to Europe and North America. These will […]

Philippine Airlines’ Airbus A350 XWB Completes First Flight in Toulouse

Reading Time: 1 minute Philippine Airlines’  new  airbus A350-900 has completed its first flight from the Airbus assembly line in Toulouse, France. The flight marks the start of the final phase of the production process, leading to customer acceptance and delivery in the coming weeks. Philippine Airlines has ordered six A350-900s. The airline will use these aircraft on its […]

Philippine Airlines Takes Delivery of Its First A321neo Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Philippine Airlines (PAL) has taken delivery of its first A321neo aircraft in Hamburg, Germany. This is the first of 21 A321neo aircraft ordered by the airline under its fleet renewal programme. Powered by Pratt and Whitney Pure Power engines, the new aircraft features a premium two class layout with 12 business class seats and 154 […]

HAECO ITM Will Support Philippine Airlines On Engine Parts

Reading Time: 1 minute Philippine Airlines will use HAECO ITM to provide component support for the V2500 engine variant powering its fleet of 24 Airbus A321 aircraft. The agreement, which HAECO ITM says is “long-term”, will give the carrier access to Hong Kong-based company’s component pool and exchange located at Hong Kong International Airport. In addition, Philippine Airlines will […]

Philippine Airlines Suspends Kuwait Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute Philippine Airlines (PAL) will temporarily halt its “economically unsustainable” flights to and from Kuwait from May 16. In a statement posted on its Facebook page, the airline noted that since earlier this year it has repatriated, free of charge, almost 900 “distressed” Filipino workers in response to president Rodrigo Duterte’s calls to assist overseas foreign […]

Philippine Airlines Considering Airbus A350-1000

Reading Time: 1 minute Philippine Airlines would consider the A350-1000 as a potential acquisition, airline president Jaime Bautista has announced. “It is one airplane we can consider. It is a bigger version of the A350-900,” he was quoted by Reuters in Manila last week. PAL currently has six A350-900s due from Airbus of which the first is expected to […]

Boeing and Intrepid Aviation Deliver 777-300ER to Philippine Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Intrepid Aviation marked the delivery of Intrepid’s first direct ordered Boeing airplane, a 777-300ER that will be leased and operated by Philippine Airlines. This airplane is the first of four 777-300ERs ordered by Intrepid. “We are excited to accept our first new aircraft from Boeing. This 777 delivery to Philippine Airlines underlines Intrepid’s […]

AAG Announce A320 Simulator Investment

Reading Time: 1 minute Leading aviation training provider Alpha Aviation Group continues SE Asia infrastructure investment with A320 Fixed Based Simulator.  Alpha Aviation Group (“AAG”), a leading provider of aviation training solutions for the global airline industry, continues its investments into its Filipino platform by investing in its advanced training infrastructure. AAG Philippines has taken delivery and will commence […]

AAPA To Focus on Aviation Safety This Year

Reading Time: 1 minute The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines ( AAPA ) will focus on safety issues in its program this year. AAPA Director General Andrew Herdman said the association would prioritize safety alongside sustainability, aviation infrastructure and regulatory issues. To achieve these goals, the association works with many airlines throughout the region. “A number of ASEAN carriers […]