13 Facts About Philippine Airlines


Philippine Airlines is owned by PAL Holdings, a holding company responsible for the airline's operations.

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Philippine Airlines continued its financial turnaround, reporting a net income growth of 4430.

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Philippine Airlines operates from a primary hub, three secondary hubs, as well as a focus city, with the majority of routes operating from Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

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In 1989, Philippine Airlines operated to destinations in Europe, such as Amsterdam, Athens, Frankfurt, London–Gatwick and Rome–Fiumicino.

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Philippine Airlines logo has gone through four versions over the time PAL has operated.

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The name "Philippines", instead of "Philippine Airlines", is to denote that PAL is the primary flag carrier of the Philippines.

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In February 2019, Philippine Airlines rolled out its fifth Airbus A350 aircraft with a "LoveBus" decal that represents the 40th anniversary of partnership with Airbus and to celebrate the airline's signature heartfelt service.

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Mabuhay Miles members earn miles that can be redeemed at face value on most Philippine Airlines-operated flights, as well as on code-shared routes of partner airlines.

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Between June 15 and August 15,2015, Philippine Airlines began renovations on the Mabuhay Lounge at Ninoy Aquino International Airport's Terminal 2.

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On June 27,2018, Philippine Airlines unveiled a new Mabuhay Lounge for international business class, million millers, premier elite, and elite passengers at Terminal 2 of Mactan–Cebu International Airport.

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Philippine Airlines currently offers three classes of service: Business, Premium Economy, and Economy, depending on the aircraft.

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Philippine Airlines is the only Philippine carrier to offer business class on domestic flights.

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On March 26,2018, the Supreme Court en banc voted in favor of Philippine Airlines, which affirms the 2006 Court of Appeals decision that says Philippine Airlines is not required to consult FASAP for its criteria for its retrenchment program.

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