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Canceled flights due to Tropical Depression Maring, September 12

Sep 12, 2017 - 9:52 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for the latest information on flight cancellations due to Tropical Depression Maring

PAL to begin nonstop flights from Manila to Auckland on December 6

Aug 14, 2017 - 6:30 PM

With the upcoming direct route Philippine Airlines will cancel its existing Manila Cairns Auckland service on December 5

PAL, Cebu Pacific offer support for Marawi troops

Jul 22, 2017 - 10:48 PM

This means all of the Philippines 3 main domestic carriers now have initiatives to support troops in Marawi City

MARAWI CRISIS. Major airlines announce initiatives to help cops and soldiers serving in Marawi City, where clashes between government troops and local terrorists have raged since May 23. File photo by Carlo Gabuco

PAL to resume Abu Dhabi flights by end-October

Jul 13, 2017 - 5:58 PM

The flag carrier is set to resume its suspended thrice weekly flight to Abu Dhabi after experiencing increasing demand on the route

Philippine Airlines set to launch Bohol-South Korea route

Jun 21, 2017 - 7:30 PM

PAL will have direct flights from Tagbilaran to Incheon beginning Thursday June 22 It will also open a Bohol Cebu route

Philippine Airlines orders 7 planes for $235 million

Jun 20, 2017 - 7:50 PM

PAL will buy 7 Q400 turboprops from Canada s Bombardier as it aims to increase its fleet serving smaller islands in the Philippines

File photo from PAL

Proposed SEC rule to hit San Miguel, PAL Holdings, Andrew Tan firms

Jun 17, 2017 - 10:49 AM

About 68 listed Philippine firms including 4 Andrew Tan led businesses will need to sell more shares to the public if SEC hikes the minimum public float to 20

RAISE. The SEC proposed to double the minimum public float level to 20% by July 1, 2017.

Passengers stranded in Batanes as 2 PAL planes suffer glitches

Jun 06, 2017 - 10:10 PM

The planes one over the weekend and another on Tuesday June 6 had technical issues PAL says normal operations will resume Wednesday June 7 plus there will be chartered flights

PAL's Middle East flights continue, but restrictions to be followed

Jun 06, 2017 - 6:35 PM

Philippine Airlines will not carry Qatari nationals into the UAE and UAE nationals into Qatar in line with guidelines from Abu Dhabi authorities

Qatar Airways to increase Manila-Doha flights

Jun 01, 2017 - 7:55 PM

The Philippine Department of Transportation has one condition for Qatar Airways: eventually have flights from Davao City

AMENDMENTS. The new MOU increases the traffic rights between Manila and Doha to 18 flights per week for the current 14 for the designated airlines of each country

Philippine Airlines wary of martial law impact

May 25, 2017 - 8:30 PM

It will certainly affect our operations because as early as now there are already some cancellations in terms of bookings but we hope this is just temporary says PAL president Jaime Bautista

PAL, Cebu Pacific allow rebooking for Mindanao flights

May 24, 2017 - 9:10 PM

The two airlines offer rebooking and other options for passengers going to Mindanao after President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law there

LOOK: Puerto Princesa International Airport's new terminal

May 04, 2017 - 4:31 PM

UPDATED The P4 5 billion terminal has a 2 600 meter runway that can accommodate bigger aircraft

Photo from Cebu Pacific

PAL to gain 2 more Boeing 777s in December

Apr 24, 2017 - 4:50 PM

The incoming planes will be Philippine Airlines’ 9th and 10th of the flagship aircraft to be used primarily to service the Manila London route

DOLE to order regularization of 10,000 PLDT employees

Apr 19, 2017 - 4:15 PM

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III says they found out that contracted employees are performing jobs that are core to PLDT s operations

REGULARIZE. DOLE secretary Silvestre Bello III orders the regularization of around 10,000 PLDT employees after findings that they are performing core functions of the company. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 5, 2017

Apr 05, 2017 - 11:40 AM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday

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Apr 04, 2017 - 10:22 PM

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PAL to passengers: Be 4-5 hours early at NAIA due to immigration woes

Apr 04, 2017 - 5:10 PM

Philippine Airlines cites insufficient staffing at the airport s immigration counters resulting to long lines

This photo taken on January 26, 2016 shows tail sections of Philippine airlines (PAL) aircraft while parked at the terminal II building of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Ted Aljibe/AFP

Berita hari ini: Sabtu, 1 April 2017

Apr 01, 2017 - 10:16 PM

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DITAHAN. Direktur Utama PT PAL Indonesia M Firmansyah Arifin dengan rompi tahanan menaiki mobil tahanan usai diperiksa di Gedung KPK, Jumat, 31 Maret. Foto oleh Sigid Kurniawan/ANTARA

KPK tetapkan Dirut PT PAL sebagai tersangka kasus suap

Mar 31, 2017 - 11:59 PM

Sejauh ini uang suap yang sudah diterima petinggi PT PAL Indonesia mencapai US 188 ribu atau setara Rp 2 5 miliar Uang tersebut mengalir ke tiga orang termasuk Dirut PT PAL Indonesia

OTT. Komisioner KPK, Basaria Panjatian (kanan) menyampaikan informasi ke media mengenai Operasi Tangkap Tangan (OTT) terhadap petinggi PT PAL Indonesia. Foto oleh Wahyu Putro A./ANTARA

Berita hari ini: Jumat, 31 Maret 2017

Mar 31, 2017 - 8:35 PM

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KETERANGAN. Ketua KPK Agus Rahardjo memberi keterangan kepada wartawan seusai melakukan pertemuan dengan Menteri Perhubungan Budi Karya Sumadi di gedung KPK, Jakarta, Senin, 13 Maret. Foto oleh Wahyu Putro A./ANTARA

KPK periksa 17 orang terkait OTT PT PAL

Mar 31, 2017 - 11:02 AM

KPK memiliki waktu 1X24 jam sebelum menetapkan status 17 orang yang sudah ditangkap semalam

OTT. Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (KPK) menangkap 17 orang terkait OTT di PT PAL Indonesia pada Kamis malam, 30 Maret. Foto oleh M. Agung Rajasa/ANTARA

Cebu Pacific links up with KLM AFI to service expanding fleet

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:44 PM

The long term contract covers a fleet of what is expected to be over 40 Airbus A320s

PAL to start flying nonstop to 7 Middle East destinations in March

Mar 01, 2017 - 7:06 PM

Manila to Dubai Riyadh Doha Kuwait Jeddah Abu Dhabi and Dammam will all be nonstop and eventually served by a new bi class A330 that will have business class

LIST: Canceled flights due to radar maintenance in March

Feb 20, 2017 - 3:15 PM

Here s the full list of canceled PAL Cebu Pacific and Cebgo flights due to the Tagaytay radar maintenance from March 6 to 11

PAL cancels 100 flights in March due to radar maintenance

Feb 18, 2017 - 5:52 PM

The cancellation of flights comes after the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines ordered airlines to reduce flights in the first week of March due to a radar upgrade

CANCELLED FLIGHTS. The national carrier will cancel some flights in March 2017 following a directive of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines

Why pre-flight preps matter

Jan 31, 2017 - 3:45 PM

Planning a trip isn’t just about booking the cheapest flight Ensure that your next travels are comfortable and safe with these tips

PAL to add 8 new domestic routes from Clark, Cebu

Jan 30, 2017 - 7:20 PM

There ll be 4 new routes from Clark and 4 new routes from Cebu linking the two directly to Palawan and Mindanao

Hungary in mourning after horror bus crash

Jan 23, 2017 - 12:20 AM

Stunned mourners offer flowers candles and messages for the 16 people killed in the accident

Candles and flowers are placed at the Szinyei Merse Pal High-school in Budapest on January 21, 2017, to commemorate the victims of a bus accident in Italy. At least 16 people died when a coach bringing Hungarian teenagers home from a skiing trip crashed and burst into flames on a northern Italian motorway overnight, authorities said on January 21. Emergency workers said that the bus carrying 56 people returning from France, most of them teenagers aged 14-16, as well as several teachers and two drivers, ploughed into a bridge pillar. / AFP PHOTO / ATTILA KISBENEDEK

PAL is Miss Universe 2016 official carrier

Jan 05, 2017 - 7:46 PM

PAL was also the official carrier of the 1994 Miss Universe and a sponsor of the 1974 edition both held in the Philippines

THIRD TIME. PAL was also the official carrier of the 1994 Miss Universe and a sponsor of the 1974 edition, both held in the Philippines. Image from PAL

PAL kicks off 2017 with new Incheon route via Clark Airport

Jan 02, 2017 - 3:20 PM

The new daily route started on January 1 using the 199 seater Airbus A321 jet and will allow passengers from Central and Northern Luzon to fly to Incheon without passing through Manila

Cancelled flights due to Typhoon Nina

Dec 23, 2016 - 10:52 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for the latest information on flight cancellations as Typhoon Nina threatens parts of the country

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PAL to launch more domestic, int'l flights in Clark by January

Dec 18, 2016 - 9:55 PM

The destinations are Cebu Davao Busuanga and Cagayan de Oro as well as Incheon in South Korea

FLIES FROM CLARK. PAL's maiden flight between Clark and Caticlan in Aklan, which was welcomed with a water salute at Clark International Airport on Sunday, December 18. Photo by DOTr

Indonesia serahkan kapal perang buatan PAL kepada Pemerintah Filipina

Sep 30, 2016 - 12:49 AM

Kapal bisa mengangkut 621 orang dan melaju dengan kecepatan maksimal 16 knot

Philippine Airlines joins Note7 ban

Sep 12, 2016 - 2:30 PM

PAL is also prohibiting the use of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 on its flights effective immediately

FLIGHT FEAR. Concerns over a device whose batteries are known to catch fire while charging have triggered a string of bans

Some PAL flights to be transferred to Clark airport

Sep 01, 2016 - 6:53 PM

Check the list of flights that will be cancelled as a result of the changes in schedules that take effect September 1

DEBUT. PAL will soon operate new flights in Clark International Airport, in support of the government's thrust to decongest NAIA. Photo by Agence France-Presse

Chavit Singson secures major sponsors for Miss Universe 2016

Aug 29, 2016 - 4:50 PM

The group of Chavit Singson secures commitment from Philippine Airlines SM Japanese casino mogul Kazuo Okada and Solar Entertainment among others the tourism chief says

INVESTOR INTEREST. Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo says her department is getting a lot of private sector interest for Miss Universe 2017. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Hong Kong, Macau flights cancelled due to Carina

Aug 01, 2016 - 4:30 PM

UPDATED Philippine Airlines PAL and Cathay Pacific cancel some flights between Manila and Macau Beijing or Hong Kong

CANCELLED. Several international flights have been cancelled due to Typhoon Nida. File photo by Alecs Ongcal / Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Duterte takes commercial flight to Davao

Jul 08, 2016 - 11:09 AM

The Philippine president foregoes the presidential plane in favor of a commercial flight back to his hometown

ECONOMY FLIGHT. Despite the security risk, President Rodrigo Duterte travels from Manila to Davao City in an ordinary commercial flight of the Philippine Air Lines on July 7, 2016. Photo by King Rodriguez/Malacanang PPD

Philippine Airlines responds to Karlie Kloss' complaint

Jun 08, 2016 - 3:31 PM

Philippine Airlines releases a statement after top model Karlie Kloss says they have the worst customer service of all time

KARLIE KLOSS. PAL apologizes to Karlie Kloss and explains why she missed her flight to Vancouver. File photo by Ian Langsdon/EPA

Top model Karlie Kloss blasts Philippine Airlines: 'Worst customer service of all time'

Jun 08, 2016 - 12:36 AM

Karlie airs out her complaints on social media tweeting: PAL has the worst customer service of all time Most budget airline Rude and disrespectful Shame on you PAL

KARLIE KLOSS. The model takes to social media to air out her complaints about Philippine Airlines' service after she misses her flight. Screengrab from Snapchat/karliekloss

Philippine Airlines reveals wish list for Duterte

May 25, 2016 - 5:26 PM

With rising demand for flights the Duterte administration should do something about congested airports the Philippine Airlines chief says

UPGRADE AND PROSPER. PAL's Bautista (R) wants Duterte (L) to upgrade congested NAIA and other regional airports to tap the growing demand for flights and make the most of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Open Skies

PAL Dubai-Manila flight diverts to India as passenger gives birth

Apr 17, 2016 - 10:40 PM

A 40 year old passenger who gave birth in flight prompts a flight diversion to Hyderabad India

BORN IN FLIGHT. PAL PR 669 proceeded smoothly until its 4th hour when Mary Grace Alejandro, who was 7 months pregnant, began experiencing abdominal pain. Image from Rappler

PAL seeks DFA's help on squabble with Kuwaiti government

Apr 14, 2016 - 2:55 PM

Philippine Airlines says Kuwait is preventing it from exercising its rights which are clearly granted under a bilateral air services deal

CAPTIVE NICHE. With more than 190,000 Filipino workers in Kuwait and about 300,000 in Jeddah, PAL has a captive market

Air New Zealand's direct Manila-Auckland flights start December

Apr 06, 2016 - 4:00 PM

New Zealand s flag carrier says the growing number of Filipino expatriates in the South Pacific nation forms a solid basis for establishing the new link

Why can't Baguio's Loakan airport attract commercial flights?

Apr 05, 2016 - 3:28 PM

There is hardly any celebration in Loakan on the 75th anniversary of Philippine Airlines maiden flight to the summer capital s airport

WANTED: COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS. Baguio City's airport has yet to attract companies to reopen commercial flights due to safety concerns. Photo by Mau Victa

New route: PAL flies to Doha starting March 28

Mar 26, 2016 - 10:21 AM

This new flight will serve about 200 000 Filipinos living and working in Qatar

MORE QATAR FLIGHTS. PAL launched its flights to Jeddah and Kuwait last January. Photo from PAL Corporate Communications

PAL speaks up on controversial PR 731 Bangkok-Manila flight

Feb 25, 2016 - 2:38 PM

PAL says it s not part of protocol to stop passengers from leaving the plane while it s being fixed

'TARMAC HELL.' Pilot of PAL flight from Bangkok to Manila tells passengers his life is more important than theirs, journalist Inday Espina-Varona says. Screenshot image from Espina-Verona's YouTube video

Fresh riots, arson in deadly north India caste crisis

Feb 21, 2016 - 10:17 PM

Ten people have been killed and about 150 injured in Haryana state since Friday when officers fired on rioters

UNREST. Indian people look at the shops, burnt by a mob in Rohtak, India, February 21, 2016. The Indian state of Haryana is affected by protests of the ethnic Jat community, (Jats are currently listed as upper caste) who are demanding their inclusion in the Other Backward Classes (OBC) (a description used by the Indian Government to classify castes) allowing them to obtain government jobs. The Indian army were called to nine districts in Haryana state, and a curfew was imposed in two districts, after one person died and many were injured in the protests. EPA/STR

PAL to fly between Manila and London daily starting June 28

Feb 19, 2016 - 2:24 PM

The flag carrier increases the frequency of its direct flights to London amid strong demand

INCREASED CONNECTIVITY. The Manila-London route provides convenient connections to Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea