PAL plans to add new US routes

Los Angeles, California — Philippine Airlines (PAL) plans to add new routes in the United States to service not only the Filipino-Americans (Fil-Ams) but also other travelers planning to visit the Philippines.

In a press conference here this weekend, PAL President Jaime J. Bautista said the incremental routes are currently in the drawing board and “it is a just a matter of time” that they are realized.

“We have been receiving a lot of requests (to fly in other parts of the US). It is part of our plan and we are studying it,” Bautista said.


PAL’s 75th anniversary bash in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, California — Last Friday evening, we joined the international presscon to help celebrate the 75th anniversary of Philippine Airlines (PAL) in Los Angeles. PAL officials went out of their way to bring Cebu and Manila media to the SLS Boutique Hotel in La Cienega Blvd in Beverly Grove. At the same time, media people from Los Angeles were doing the same thing in Cebu as PAL’s 75th year started with a bang with the first ever direct flight from Cebu to Los Angeles and back.

PAL opens Cebu-Los Angeles flights California dreaming from Cebu

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Airlines (PAL) opened its newest international service between Cebu and Los Angeles on March 15.

The thrice-weekly service, which coincides with PAL’s 75th founding anniversary, further expands the flag carrier’s international flight route network to the US. This latest offering is part of the airline’s ongoing route expansion in response to market demand.

‘Twas more fun on PAL’s inaugural Los Angeles-Cebu direct flight

LOS ANGELES — With a lot of “fun fare” PAL, Asia’s first airline, marked its 75th year in business by opening its 40th route – the Cebu-Los Angeles-Cebu direct flight, flying in Fil-Am and U.S. media reps on a familiarization tour of Cebu and Los Angeles and a press conference and gala on March 18 at a premier hotel, the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills.
On March 15 at six in the evening, the first direct Cebu-Los Angeles route touched down at the Tom Bradley International Airport. On board were Philippine media, and PAL senior officers led by Harry Inoferio.