Philippine Airlines Overview
The flag carrier and the most popular airline in the philippine. The airline was founded on November 14, 1935; it came up as Philippine Airlines on February 26, 1941. The operation was started on March 15, 1941, and they have their main hub at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Manila).
Philippine Airlines is the oldest commercial airline in Asia. The airline operates 97 aircraft including their subsidiaries while flying over 62 destinations. The key person who is running the company as of now is Lucio C. Tan the chairman and CEO.
Philippine alliance airlines and codeshare programs
Destinations of Philippine Airlines are saturated at one place and the Philippine has major focused cities there. They do travel globally all around the world. Listed below are the destinations of Philippine airlines.
- Air Macau
- All Nippon Airways
- Bangkok Airways
- Cathay Pacific
- China Airlines
- Garuda Indonesia
- Hawaiian Airlines
- Malaysia Airlines
- PAL Express
- Royal Brunei Airlines
- Turkish Airlines
- Vietnam Airlines
Philippine Airline destinations and hub airports
With a fleet size of 97 aircrafts philippine almost covers 98 destinations all over the world. Kalibo and Taoyuan are the focused cities of the airlines. Listed below are a few destinations.
- Hong Kong
- South Korea
- United Arab Emirates
- United States
Philippine airlines have their main hubs at Clark International Airport, Mactan-Cebu International Airport, and Francisco Bangoy International Airport. Their main headquarters are located at PNB Financial Center, Macapagal Boulevard, Bay City, Pasay, Philippines
The economy class of Philippine Airlines is also termed as fiesta. The internal structure and design are very attractive and make you feel like you're in the country itself.
The economy class of this airline is composed of snacks, meals, and an onboard entertainment system exclusively for you.
Seats have been modified to add further cushioning and they can be reclined so that the passenger can be relaxed. Touch screen TVs are also provided on each seat.
Premium Economy Class
The premium economy available on some flights both globally and domestic destinations.
On International flights, passengers are provided with a 13.3" TV where you can browse various movies and TV shows. The passengers boarding the airplane are offered drinks along with hot towels, an amenity kit, Wi-Fi, and food.
While on a domestic flight, again you get a pleasant drink as well as a hot towel and hot sandwich exclusively for the passengers accompanied by mixed beverages of the passenger's choice.
The seats in this class are extremely comfortable and the void between seats is 38" and can be reclined by 8". They have provided spacious legroom along with a footrest.
The business class in this airline is termed as Mabuhay.
Passengers are provided with a 10.6" touchscreen TV so that they could browse whichever movie they desire. The airline offers over 60 hours of Hollywood flicks.
You are provided with options to choose from complimentary beverages. The airline offers a top-notch dinner prepared by an experienced chef on board exclusively for their passengers.
The seats in this class provide ease to the body and can be reclined up to around 15°.
The airline has not begun this service on their flights.
In-Flight Entertainment and Meal
The passengers in economy class are enabled to stream songs and various movies on their own device through their app which is called myPAL player.
However, this is not the same for the business class as they are offered individual televisions and it allows the passengers to browse through 300 hours of movies or shows and even play games on their TV.
One could find numerous sitcoms, Philippino movies and many other recent Hollywood releases could be found on these entertainment systems.
While talking about meals and drinks, In economy class, passengers are offered complimentary snacks and meals depending on the duration of the flight. Passengers are provided with conventional and fusion cuisine.
Flying routes highly influence the type of food offered. While in Business class, passengers are presented with Western, Japanese as well as Filipino meals again depending on the routes.
Those who require a special diet or religious food can contact and pre-order their respective food 48 hours before the flight. However, these options are only available to those on international flights.
Frequent Flyer program
The frequent flyer program of phillipine airlines is Mabuhay Miles. With this membership passengers can experience exciting benefits with every flight they fly.
You can earn points every time you fly with phillipine airlines and redeem them whenever you want. With these points you can get discounts and offers that you can apply on cat rentals, hotels or flights as you need it.
There are four stages of the frequent flyer program,
- Premier Elite
- Million Miller
With each higher stage you can get more and more benefits.