Philippine Airlines

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…

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Philippine Airlines Orders Seven More Bombardier Q400 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today, from the International Paris Air Show, that it has signed an agreement with Philippine Airlines, Inc. for the exercise of its seven Q400 aircraft purchase rights. This latest rights exercise brings Philippine Airlines’ total firm order to twelve Q400 aircraft. The original order for five firm Q400 with purchase rights…

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Philippine Airlines selects the A350 XWB

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus for the order of six A350-900s, with another six purchase options. The news was announced at the Singapore Airshow by Jaime J. Bautista, President & COO of Philippine Airlines and Fabrice Brégier, President & CEO of Airbus. Philippine Airlines will configure its A350-900s…

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Philippine Airlines takes delivery of first A321

Courtesy Airbus Philippine Airlines (PAL) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A321. The aircraft was handed over at the Airbus delivery centre in Hamburg, Germany yesterday and is the first of 64 new Airbus aircraft ordered by the airline in 2012 under a major fleet modernisation programme. These include 44 single aisle A321s and…

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Philippine Airlines orders 10 more A330s

Courtesy Airbus Philippine Airlines (PAL) has placed a firm order with Airbus this week for an additional 10 A330-300 widebody aircraft. The latest purchase agreement follows a major order from the airline in August for 44 single aisle A321s and 10 A330s under the carrier’s fleet modernisation programme. For its latest order the airline has…

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Philippine Airlines places major order for Airbus aircraft

Courtesy Airbus Philippine Airlines (PAL) has placed a firm order with Airbus covering 34 A321ceo, 10 A321neo and 10 A330-300s. The aircraft are being purchased under a major fleet modernisation programme at the airline, with deliveries starting in 2013. The single aisle A321 aircraft are being purchased to enhance the airline’s product offerings on domestic…

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Boeing Delivers First 777 to Philippine Airlines

Photo Provided Courtesy of Boeing Milestone delivery carries humanitarian relief supplies for Filipino flood victims EVERETT, Wash., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today delivered a 777-300ER (Extended Range) to U.S.-based leasing company GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) and its customer, Philippine Airlines (PAL). The new airplane is the first 777 to join PAL’s…

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