Philippine Airlines (PAL) Cheap Flights & Promo Fares

Information about Philippine Airlines

Philippine Airlines, or previously known as Philippine Air Lines, is the national flag carrier. The airline prides itself on being the first and longest-serving airline in Asia under its original name and this is reflected in several of its slogans and jingles since being founded in 1941. Philippine Airlines is a full-service scheduled airline that operates flights to 31 domestic destinations and 41 international destinations all over the world. Some of the airline’s more popular destinations include flights to the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. It is lovingly referred to as PAL by many Pinoy travelers!

Philippine Airlines Hub & Secondary Airports

Philippine Airlines’ main hub is the Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport with a secondary hub at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport. The airline has codeshare agreements with numerous airlines such as All Nippon Airways, Cathay Pacific, Etihad Airways and Turkish Airlines.

PAL Express

Philippine Airlines is also the parent company of PAL Express, a low-cost service carrier operating both domestic and international flights servicing the major airports in the country – Manila Ninoy Aquino Airport, Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Davao International Airport, and Zamboanga International Airport.

How to book Philippine Airlines Promo Fares?

PAL regularly runs promotional sales on many of their popular routes and applies this discounts to give promo fares and cheap flight tickets to their passengers. These sales usually happen on significant weekends with public holidays like Independence Day. You will be able to find many dream destinations such as Batanes on sale for as low as 2,604 all in. Other popular domestic destinations like Cebu and Davao are usually on sale as well as regional destinations like Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Hong Kong alongside longer-haul flights to Australia, New Zealand, Europe, United States and Canada. Even when PAL is not running a promo sale, you can find great deals on airline tickets by using Skyscanner Philippines to search and compare prices with PAL and other airlines. You can subscribe to the Skyscanner newsletter to receive regular updates, tips and guides. Book early to save more on your flight! Do note that Philippine Travel Tax is applicable to Philippine Passport holders and needs to be paid at the airport on the day of departure.

PALmazing Deals - Ber Months Special

The biggest sale of the year for PAL is their annual October sale. With PALmazing deals - Ber Months Special, you can book from 9 to 15 October 2017 to secure PAL's award winning full service flights at affordable fares that are not unavailable at other times. The travel period is up until the end of 2017, so you will be able to use these fares for your Christmas getaway with your partner or family or barkada. You can find tickets for as low as 125 USD return fare from Manila to Taipei and even 332 USD return fare from Manila to Tokyo (Haneda or Narita). As always, seats are subject to availability, so start searching early to find the promo fare of your dreams!

New Routes from PAL

Starting from 1 December 2017, PAL will be flying to four new destination cities from Cebu: Camiguin, Legazpi, Siargao and Ozamiz. These four cities have been increasing in popularity the past few years and its no surprise that PAL decided to launch non-stop flight services there to bring more Filipinos to discover the wonders there! These routes will be served by either the Bombardier Q300 or Bombardier Q400 with daily return flights and promo fares being run to promore the new routes.

Search and book cheap Philippine Airlines flights now. Find low-cost airfares by searching across the whole month or year on Skyscanner Philippines.


This information is correct as of 11 October 2017.

Why Fly with Philippines Airlines?

Checking In Guide

Philippine Airlines offers passengers with confirmed bookings and valid e-tickets the option to check-in online through their official website. Do note that passengers in need of medical or special assistance, minors traveling alone and group bookings may not be eligible for web check-in. Online check-in can be done through your desktop or mobile device. However, checking in online on a mobile device may be limited such as changing of seat selection. Passengers can begin to check-in online as early as 24 hours to an hour before the departure time. All passengers, with or without checked baggage, would still need to check-in at the airport counters at least 45 minutes to an hour before the departure time.

Seating Guide

Most flights with Philippine Airlines offer two cabin classes of business and economy class. The airline class their business class as Mabuhay Class while their economy as Fiesta Class. Some flights, those on A321 aircraft and selected A330 aircraft, may offer a premium economy class. Philippine Airlines offers a special service they call the Advance Seat Reservation with a minimal cost to each passenger. This service allows passengers to pre-book their choice set whether be it a window, aisle or forward cabin seat. Domestic flights charge a Php250 (US$5) fee per sector while regional and other international flights may charge from US$15 to US$50 per sector. Availing of the Advance Seat Reservation can be done while booking online or when purchasing through Philippine Airlines’ reservation call center or ticket office. Pre-booking seats can be done up to 24 hours before flight departure.

Baggage Fees

Each passenger on a Philippine Airlines flight is allowed to carry on one piece of hand carried luggage onboard not exceeding 45 inches or 115 centimeters and not weighing more than 7 kilograms or 15 pounds. The complimentary checked baggage allowance varies depending on your destination and travel class. All domestic flights have a free baggage allowance of at least 10 kilos for economy class passengers, 25 kilos for premium economy, 30 kilos for business class and 35 kilos for premium business class. An excess baggage fee of Php200 (US$4) per kilo per piece applies to all travel classes.

For Southeast Asia routes, baggage allowance will vary depending on destination. Economy and premium economy class passengers have a maximum of 20 to 30 kilos while business class passengers have a maximum of 30 to 40 kilos free baggage allowance.

For flights to and from Australia and New Zealand, economy and premium economy class passengers have a baggage allowance of up to 30 kilos while business class passengers have up to 40 kilos.

For flights to and from Japan, Europe, and the Middle East, business class passengers are allowed to check-in two pieces of luggage up to 32 kilos or 70 pounds each piece. Economy and premium economy class passengers are allowed two pieces of luggage up to 23 kilos or 50 pounds each piece. Except for the Middle East where premium economy passengers can have up to 32 kilos or 70 pounds per piece.

Excess baggage fees for all international routes will vary based on the destination city. Do also note that luggage size restrictions may also apply based on destination and travel class.

In-flight Services

Philippine Airlines offers a range of onboard entertainment from the latest local and international movies and television shows, choice radio channels, and CD music libraries and select games including those suitable for kids. Business class passengers can also take advantage of free use of iPad devices onboard which is pre-loaded with a library of popular movies, television shows, music, and interactive games. The new B777-300ER aircraft are equipped with the latest fully digital in-flight entertainment system. Each seat has a personal 9-inch touchscreen monitor with an audio-video on demand feature that allows passengers the option to play, pause, rewind or fast-forward through any of the programs.

Meals will also be served onboard ranging from traditional local and fusion cuisine. Philippine Airlines, as part of their Food Festivals in the Sky program, regularly invites guest chefs and culinary personalities to create unique meals for their passengers.

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Philippine Airlines Contact Information

Phone Number

For Philippines: (632) 777-5939 / For USA and Canada: 1-800-I-FLY-PAL or 1-800-4-359-725 (24 hours) / For Australia: 1-300-888-PAL or 1-300-888-725


Official Website

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Mailing Address

Philippine Airlines, Inc.

Manager - Customer Relations

PO Box 1344

Makati City, Philippines

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