Philippine Airlines News Stories

ANA Orders 38 Jets, Takes Stake In PAL

January 29, 2019

Japan’s ANA Holdings announced plans to order 38 aircraft from Boeing and Airbus, and take a 9.5 percent in Philippine Airlines’ parent company.


Airlines Scale Back Flights As Boracay Set To Close

April 5, 2018

Airlines serving Philippines leisure destination Boracay will scale back flights to the two airports serving the tourist hotspot after the country’s president ordered a six month closure of the holiday island.


Bombardier Says Airshow Helped Build Momentum

June 22, 2017

Bombardier said it had continued to build momentum at the Paris Air Show, where it signed orders and commitments valued at up to USD$2 billion.


Philippine Air Orders Five Bombardier Q400s

December 8, 2016

Philippine Airlines has firmed up an order for five Bombardier Q400 aircraft, a deal worth USD$165 million at list prices.


PAL Signs LOI For Up To 12 Bombardier Q400s

October 14, 2016

Philippine Airlines has signed a letter of intent with Bombardier to order up to 12 Q400 aircraft.



Philippine Airlines Signs Airbus A350 Order

February 17, 2016

Philippine Airlines ordered 6 Airbus A350-900s worth about USD$1.8 billion at list prices as it seeks to fly non-stop flights to the US.


PAL Nearing Deal To Acquire Airbus A350s

February 14, 2016

Philippine Airlines is reported to be close to announcing a deal to secure about half a dozen Airbus A350s to serve US and European long-haul flights.


Philippine Air To Lift Aircraft Purchases

November 24, 2015

Philippine Airlines is in talks with Airbus and Boeing to buy up to 12 wide-body aircraft and will decide on the purchase before the end of the year.


PAL To Shed 117 Jobs In Non-Core Services

September 3, 2015

Philippine Airlines is laying off 117 domestic ground crew, or about 2 percent of its total staff strength, in November to focus on its core operations for sustaining profitability.


PAL Considering Boeing, Airbus Orders

August 27, 2015

Airbus and Boeing are competing for contracts to supply Philippine Airlines with eight wide-body, twin-engine aircraft, PAL's president said.