PAL, American Airlines enter codeshare arrangement

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PAL, American Airlines enter codeshare arrangement
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  • Philippine Airlines, American Airlines entered a codeshare deal, boosting PAL’s trans-Pacific service
  • Philippine Airlines has integrated its “PR” code on American Airlines’s flights between Los Angeles and 7 US cities
  • Travelers with the US airline can now book codeshare flights to Manila and Cebu via Tokyo

Philippine Airlines (PAL) and American Airlines (AA) entered a codeshare partnership, marking PAL’s inaugural flights to various United States destinations.

PAL has integrated its “PR” code on AA’s flights between Los Angeles and seven US cities: Atlanta, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Miami, Orlando, and Washington, D.C. – enhancing connectivity and boosting PAL’s trans-Pacific service.

AA customers are also now able to book tickets on aa.com for codeshare flights operated by PAL to Manila and Cebu via Tokyo.

Additionally, travelers can now fly to Manila from Honolulu and Guam. PAL operates twice-daily nonstop flights to Los Angeles, daily flights to San Francisco, and multiple weekly flights to New York, Honolulu, and Guam.

Eric David Anderson, PAL’s chief commercial officer, in a statement said, “This partnership with American Airlines unlocks more options for customers traveling between Asia and the United States.”

“We are delighted to deliver on our long-term strategy of continuing to build our global reach. We look forward to creating more opportunities for travelers to discover the wonders of the Philippines,” added Anderson.

Anmol Bhargava, AA’s vice president of global alliances and partnerships, expressed excitement about the collaboration, saying, “We are excited to partner with Philippine Airlines, which will provide our customers seamless connections to Manila, the capital and economic hub of the region, and Cebu, the gateway to countless tropical islands with pristine beaches.”

He added, “The Philippines is one of the fastest growing economies in Asia, and we look forward to continuing to enhance our partnership with Philippine Airlines.”

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