PAL Express - updates

Rappler's latest stories on PAL Express


PAL Express completes IATA safety audit

Mar 27, 2018 - 8:30 PM

Philippine Airlines says the IATA Operational Safety Audit 'is recognized as the gold standard in airline safety assessments'

Canceled flights due to bad weather

Nov 24, 2017 - 9:53 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for the latest information on flight cancellations for Friday, November 24

Bad weather results in cancelled flights on Thursday, Nov 9

Nov 09, 2017 - 9:46 AM

The Manila International Airport Authority announces the cancellation of some flights due to bad weather

PAL starts flights from Clark to Basco, Batanes

Oct 01, 2017 - 10:45 PM

Basco 'is now a short flight away for leisure travelers from Central and Northern Luzon,' says Philippine Airlines

NEW ROUTE. The new flight departs Clark International Airport at 11:45 am every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. It leaves Basco 2 pm on the same days. Photo from PAL

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

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

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

PAL to start flying to Saipan in June

Jan 30, 2016 - 8:47 AM

The Philippine flag carrier will also begin its Cebu Los Angeles route on March 15

NEW DESTINATION. Being of the largest islands in the Northern Marianas, Saipan is 4 hours away from Manila

Cancelled flights due to Typhoon Nona

Dec 14, 2015 - 2:21 PM

3rd UPDATE Bookmark and refresh this page for the latest information on flight cancellations as Typhoon Nona threatens parts of the country

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Jun 26, 2015 - 7:03 PM

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2014 PH air passenger volume up to 38.3M

May 28, 2015 - 8:55 PM

The air passenger traffic inches up by 1 6 on the back of aggressive route expansion of PAL and Cebu Pacific

President Benigno S. Aquino III personally inspects the operations and security set-up at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 in Pasay City on Wednesday (April 01, 2015). The President wanted to make sure that all security preparations were in place to ensure safe travel during the Holy Week. Photo by Gil Nartea Supera/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

Cagayan int’l airport to open domestic flights in 2015

May 04, 2015 - 8:14 PM

The domestic flights are seen to ease travelling to provinces like Cebu Davao and other key cities in the central and southern parts of the country

Tacloban Airport remains closed to jets until May 10

Apr 27, 2015 - 3:39 PM

As of April 24 only 40 meters of the more than 300 meters portion of the damaged runway surface have been paved

Tacloban airport closed to jets April 14-30 for repairs

Apr 14, 2015 - 2:55 PM

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines says it aims to complete the much delayed repairs at the airport

PAL sets aside $280M capex for 2015

Mar 24, 2015 - 1:23 PM

250 million of the budget is earmarked for the acquisition of 5 Airbus aircraft this year

PAL to take over Manila-Dubai route from PAL Express

Mar 23, 2015 - 1:46 PM

As part of its rationalization plan the legacy carrier is eyeing to fly the ‘underserved’ route starting April so PAL Express can focus on domestic routes

PAL, Canada’s WestJet ink code share pact

Feb 10, 2015 - 6:22 PM

Through a code share agreement with WestJet the Philippines legacy carrier can sell seats on 6 select routes operated by the Canadian airline

Cancelled flights Sunday, January 18

Jan 18, 2015 - 1:02 AM

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Cancelled flights: Saturday, January 17

Jan 17, 2015 - 1:15 PM

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Flight cancellations: Papal visit in PH, January 15-19, 2015

Jan 11, 2015 - 8:39 PM

Here is a list of cancelled flights due to limited operations at Manila s Ninoy Aquino International Airport during the visit of Pope Francis from January 15 to 19

CAB extends Emirates' 3rd Manila-Dubai flight

Dec 23, 2014 - 3:03 PM

This will be the last extension for the airline s 3rd daily flight says the Philippine airline regulator

PAL resumes operations Dec 9 as Ruby weakens

Dec 08, 2014 - 9:29 PM

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines resumes most flights on Tuesday December 9 after cancellations that affected around 13 000 passengers

SAFE SKIES. Flag carrier Philippine Airlines resumes operations as Typhoon Ruby weakens. File photo by EPA

Cancelled flights: Tuesday, December 9

Dec 08, 2014 - 11:21 AM

3rd UPDATE Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of cancelled flights for Tuesday December 9

Cancelled flights: Monday, December 8

Dec 07, 2014 - 8:59 AM

3rd UPDATE Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of cancelled flights for Monday December 8

Cancelled flights: Sunday, December 7

Dec 06, 2014 - 9:20 AM

2nd UPDATE Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of cancelled flights for Sunday December 7

Cancelled flights: Saturday, December 6

Dec 05, 2014 - 9:09 PM

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Cancelled flights: Friday, December 5

Dec 04, 2014 - 8:15 PM

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Think tank: PAL to book losses until 2015

Nov 06, 2014 - 11:55 PM

The parent firm of flag carrier Philippine Airlines will continue to book losses until 2015 due to its ambitious fleet renewal program an aviation think tank says

Cancelled flights: Friday, October 31

Oct 31, 2014 - 6:24 PM

Sunset limitation suspends several Cebu Pacific and PAL Express flights on Friday October 31

Clipping PAL's 'too many wings'

Oct 24, 2014 - 9:39 AM

As Lucio Tan buys back PAL Jaime Bautista returns to sort out the mess and make it soar again to profitable skies The first order of business: reviewing the airline’s re fleeting program

Air passenger volume up 9.5% in H1

Sep 24, 2014 - 2:36 PM

Air traffic in the country has been growing by double digit levels since 2005 except for 2013

PAL Express increases Dubai flights

Mar 19, 2014 - 12:16 PM

The Dubai route is enjoying strong passenger demand

MORE FLIGHTS. PAL's budget carrier is increasing flight frequencies to Dubai to meet growing demand. Photo from PAL

35 PAL Express flights suspended 'indefinitely' by March

Feb 24, 2014 - 3:19 PM

PAL says booked passengers will be accommodated on other flights

STREAMLINING. Some PAL Express flights will be suspended indefinitely as part of a restructuring program, says its parent company

Cancelled flights: Sunday, January 19

Jan 19, 2014 - 9:21 AM

UPDATED List of flights cancelled on Sunday January 19

CANCELLED. Flights are cancelled due to bad weather. Photo from AFP.

Domestic flights cancelled due to bad weather

Jan 12, 2014 - 11:59 PM

The Manila International Airport Authority issued the following flight cancellations as of Sunday 9:30 pm

NAIA radar repair affects almost 100 PAL, Cebu Pacific flights

Oct 22, 2013 - 3:29 PM

Thousands of passengers are affected by the 2 day maintenance repair of the radar system in NAIA the country s main gateway

MORE INCONVENIENCE. Travelers passing through the Philippines' main gateway will face more inconvenience during the maintenance period for the airport's radar facility. File photo by EPA

Cancelled flights: Tuesday, October 15

Oct 15, 2013 - 11:18 AM

Airport operations resume after flight cancellations due to the earthquake that devastated Bohol and Cebu early Tuesday morning

PH has highest budget airline penetration in SE Asia

Oct 07, 2013 - 11:10 AM

With local budget carriers accounting for 67 of the local airline market the Philippines has the highest penetration rate in Southeast Asia

PH airlines vie for add'l Japan flights

Sep 22, 2013 - 6:12 AM

After Japan and the Philippines successfully negotiated the increase in flights between their destinations Philippine carriers are scrambling for a share of the additional flights

MORE DIRECT FLIGHTS. Philippine carriers are finally allowed to mount more flights to points in Japan. File photo by AFP

PAL sells food, limits baggage allowance in domestic flights

Sep 21, 2013 - 4:24 PM

Legacy carrier Philippine Airlines PAL is introducing some of the practices of budget airlines in its domestic flights mostly operated by unit PAL Express

HYBRID PRACTICES. PAL, a legacy carrier, introduces budget airline practices in its domestic flights. File photo by Katherine Visconti/Rappler

Heavy security at reopened Zambo airport

Sep 19, 2013 - 8:43 AM

UPDATED Cebu Pacific flight 5J849 from Manila arrived at the airport at 10:06 am the first ever commercial flight to land there since its closure 10 days ago

AIRPORT SECURITY. Philippine soldiers man a check point along a road leading to the Zamboanga International Airport on the eve of its reopening, September 18, 2013. AFP/Ted Aljibe

Zamboanga airport closure costs PAL P6-M a day

Sep 10, 2013 - 3:41 PM

Everyday that Zamboanga International Airpot is closed Philippine Airlines PAL loses about P6 million a day

Zamboanga flights of PAL, Cebu Pacific still cancelled

Sep 10, 2013 - 12:55 AM

24 commercial flights to and from Zamboanga remains cancelled on Tuesday Sept 10

PAL, Cebu Pacific cancel Zamboanga flights

Sep 09, 2013 - 10:16 AM

UPDATED All flights of Cebu Pacific to and from Zamboanga City are cancelled

PAL transfers local flights to PAL Express

Aug 05, 2013 - 6:07 PM

PAL Express starts operating PAL flights bound for Bacolod Iloilo Laoag and Tagbilaran

CODE SHARING. PAL "will not discontinue service to any domestic destination," Ramon Ang said.

INFOGRAPHIC: How PH budget airlines change the game

Jul 03, 2013 - 2:35 PM

Airlines offering low fares and more destinations create ripples

Goodbye Airphil, hello PAL Express

Mar 14, 2013 - 2:33 PM

REBRANDING. From Airphil Express, Philippine Airlines' (PAL) budget carrier will now be referred to as PAL Express. Photo from AFP

'Airphil Express' is now 'PAL Express'

Aug 30, 2012 - 5:57 PM

The budget arm of local carrier Philippine Airlines PAL will be be going through a re branding which includes a new name