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PAL out to replace aging fleet


Philippine Airlines may save as much as $160 million a year once it starts replacing its aging fleet of Boeing 747 planes now serving lucrative United States routes, company president Ramon S. Ang said.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PAL to acquire 15 planes from Airbus


Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is acquiring 15 planes this year as part of a massive refleeting deal with France’s Airbus S.A.S. that will help bring down operating costs while the airline expands capacity, a company official said last week.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PAL in code-share talks with Japanese airline

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is negotiating with Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. Ltd. for a code-share arrangement, as talks for the latter to invest in PAL had been shelved for now, its top official said.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Biz Buzz: Flying in or out?


One of the scions of “Kapitan” Lucio Tan has teamed up with partners to hatch a deal to take over the majority stake in flag carrier Philippine Airlines that the family intends to unload, according to the grapevine. There are two theories seen behind such a potential move: 1. The scion wants to keep and run the aviation business even as his old man wants out; 2. The scion is engineering a deal to trigger San Miguel group’s right of first refusal on the family’s remaining 51-percent stake in PAL. With regards to #2 scenario, rumored asking price is $1 billion.

Posted: January 15th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Labor group claims victory in PAL row


The landmark settlement of the labor dispute between Philippine Airlines and its union in November bodes well for the campaign against contractualization and outsourcing, a labor group said on Thursday.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PAL still keen on Cambodia


Philippine Airlines is still keen on establishing a new Cambodian flag carrier with local telecommunications, banking and property tycoon Kith Meng, company president Ramon S. Ang said in a recent interview. Ang noted that the deal had been delayed due to the uncertain political climate following the conclusion of national elections in Sept. that saw [...]

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

PH airlines cancel hundreds of flights


Airlines in the Philippines canceled hundreds of domestic and international flights on Thursday, extending through Friday, because of supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: “Haiyan”).

Posted: November 8th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PAL flights to the US normal


Flights of Philippine Airlines to the US will remain normal despite the general shutdown of the US Federal Government that took effect midnight of Oct. 1.

Posted: October 1st, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PAL, PAL Express flights to Zambo cancelled until Sept. 21


All flights to Zamboanga of Philippine Airlines and PAL Express have been cancelled until September 21, 2013 after the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippine (CAAP) extended the closure of the Zamboanga airport due to protracted security concerns in the city.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Announcements,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

China Bank arranges $329-M loan for PAL

China Banking Corp. has arranged a $329-million financing for Philippine Airlines’ purchase of seven new Airbus aircraft as part of the flag carrier’s refleeting program.

Posted: August 16th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

China Bank lends PAL $329 M for new planes


China Banking Corp. (China Bank) has arranged a $329 million financing for Philippine Airlines’ purchase of seven new Airbus aircraft as part of the flag carrier’s refleeting program.

Posted: August 16th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Top PH carriers suffer profit setbacks


The parent firm of Philippine Airlines said Thursday it plunged deeper in the red in the previous quarter, while Cebu Pacific’s profits dropped amid an expansion push by the country’s two top carriers.

Posted: August 15th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »



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