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Philippine Airlines takes delivery of its first A350 XWB

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 include the carrier’s lo...

Philippine Airlines takes delivery of its first A321neo aircraft

Bringing new levels of efficiency and comfort for the carrier’s regional network 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 bu...

Philippine Airlines selects Airbus Flight Hour Services maintenance solution for its A350-900 fleet

Airbus’ FHS reaffirms its leading position on the A350 XWB both globally and in the Asia-Pacific region. FHS contract to support PAL’s long-haul services to North America and Europe. Philippine Airlines (PAL) has selected Airbus Flight Hour Services (FHS) to support the maintenance requirements of the Philippine flag carrier’s A350-900 aircraft with the signing of an FH...

Bombardier Delivers the First Dual-Class, 86-seat Q400 Aircraft to Philippine Airlines

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft delivered the world’s first dual-class, 86 seat turboprop aircraft to Philippine Airlines at its facility in Toronto, Canada, where the aircraft is manufactured. “We congratulate Philippine Airlines for taking delivery of the world’s first dual-class, 86-seat Q400 aircraft, and are confident that the airline will continue to benefit from the outs...

Philippine Airlines and Bombardier Finalize Order for up to 12 Q400 Aircraft

Order confirms airline as launch customer of two-class, 86-seat Q400 aircraft   Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that it has finalized a firm purchase agreement with Philippine Airlines, Inc., flag carrier of the Philippines, consistent with the Letter of Intent announced on October 14, 2016. The purchase agreement includes a firm order for five Q400 aircraft and purchas...

PAL launches flights to Kuwait

Philippine Airlines’ inaugural flight to Kuwait marked the start of the flag carrier’s route network expansion for 2016. The send-off ceremony held at the NAIA Terminal 2 last Sunday (January 17) was attended by PAL President and Chief Operating Officer Jaime J. Bautista and Kuwaiti Ambassador to the Philippines Waleed Ahmad Al Kandari. Joining them were, from l...