Philippine Airlines

Philippine Airlines

The Heart of the Filipino

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About Philippine Airlines

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Philippine headquarters

Pasay, Philippines

Main operational airport

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

Number of destinations covered by PhilippineAirlines


Most popular destination


Most popular routes


Year of establishment


Parent company

PAL Holdings, Inc.

Popular fleet

Boeing 777-300ER, Airbus A350-900, Airbus A330-300, Airbus A321neo SR, Airbus A321ceo, Airbus A320-200

Philippine Airlines website

Philippine Airlines contact number 

Philippines Mobile: (+63) 919-056-2255

US/ Canada: 1-800-435-9725

Philippine Airlines, also known as PAL Airlines, is the national flag carrier of the Philippines. It’s the only privately-owned primary flag carrier in Southeast Asia as well. 

For almost 80 years, Philippine airlines have been operating under its original name and colors. Currently, the airline operates from 4 hubs in Manila, Cebu, Clark, and Davao. 

Philippine Airlines is an accredited company that does its best to guarantee a safe and comfortable trip for all passengers. Consequently, the airline ensures excellence and dedication by maintaining high standards across the entire fleet.

Philippine Airlines Fleet

The full-service Filipino air carrier owns one of the world’s youngest fleets. 

  • Boeing 777, Airbus A350, and A330: For long-haul flights.
  • A320/A321 family: For regional and domestic flights.

Philippines Airlines Frequent Flyer Program

Mabuhay Miles, the frequent flyer awards program of Philippines Airlines, honors loyal customers with services and discounts, such as seat choice, priority waitlist, additional baggage allowance, priority boarding & check-in, Mabuhay lounge access, and bonus miles.

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Philippine Airlines Recognitions and Awards

Year Award/Nomination

Award / Nomination Type


Philippine Airlines ranked number 10 for Best Airline Staff in Asia by Skytrax


The world's most improved airline by AirlineRatings


The highest-ranking for safety with 7-stars by AirlineRatings


Philippine Airlines ranked number 30 for World’s Top 100 Airlines by Skytrax


Asia's Leading Airline Website by World Travel Awards

(Awards & Recognitions)

Philippine Airlines Codeshare Partners

Since a codeshare agreement is one way to expand services to more destinations, Philippine Airlines has partnered with the below airlines:

Cathay Pacific


Xiamen Airlines

Gulf Air

Malaysia Airlines

Turkish Airlines

China Airlines

All Nippon Airways

PAL Express

Royal Brunei Airlines

Hawaiian Airlines

Bangkok Airways

(Partners Source)

Philippine Airlines services for Economy Class, Premium Economy and Business Class

Economy Class

  • In-flight entertainment
  • Spacious seats
  • Bottom cushion
  • 9-in seatback mounted
  • In-arm touch-screen personal television

Premium Economy

  • Priority check-in
  • Baggage handling
  • Premium seats with spacious legroom, 38 inches seat pitch, relaxing 8-inch recline, and ergonomic legrests and footrests
  • 13.3-inch personal screens
  • Refreshing drinks
  • A hot towel
  • Gourmet meals
  • Light snacks

Business Class

  • Business class counter
  • Generous baggage allowance
  • Access to lounge
  • Personal cabin
  • A hot towel
  • Fully-flat seats
  • Built-in massage system
  • Direct aisle access for select aircraft
  • Warm duvet covers for long-haul flights
  • Full-course meals
  • Dine-on-demand service for long-haul flights
  • Free movies
  • Free Wi-Fi

Philippine Airlines Baggage Allowance

Checked Baggage 

The baggage that passengers can carry with them in the cargo compartment of the aircraft and not allowed to be with them in the passenger cabin.

Philippine Airlines has a free allowance of checked baggage according to the class and the flights' destinations. It has a single piece that is not exceeding 32kg, passenger will extra fees if the weight exceeds 32 kg.

Excess Baggage

Passengers will be charged more fees for their baggage in case of exceeding the free allowance either for weight or dimension. The Philippine airline has its own policy which differs according to your destination. 

Philippine Airlines Check-in Information

Passengers holding a valid, confirmed e-ticket can check-in online between 24 hours to 1 hour before departure time and 15 minutes for domestic flights, EXCEPT:

  • Unaccompanied minors
  • Passengers who require medical or special assistance
  • Passengers with refund for settlement or pending payment  

Passengers must be at the airport no later than:

  • 45 minutes before flight departure for domestic flights 
  • 1 hour before departure for international flights

Passengers who checked in online must arrive at the Online Check-in Bag Drop counter 1 hour before departure time or 90 minutes in case of requiring special assistance.

Boarding gates commonly close 15 minutes before departure time. However, passengers are advised to arrive one hour earlier. 

*Philippine Airlines reserves the right to deny boarding for passengers who didn’t arrive on time. 

*For more information, check Philippine Airlines official website.

FAQs for Philippine Airlines

  • Does Philippine Airlines allow web check-in?

    Yes, Philippine Airlines allows web check-in.

  • Does Philippine Airlines provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Philippine Airlines offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does Philippine Airlines service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by Philippine Airlines is 77.

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