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PAL to let go 2,500 staff as losses mount

PAL to let go 2,500 staff as losses mount

Oct. 7 | Philippine Airlines (PAL) will lay off this year around 2,500 workers, or 35% of its over 7,000 personnel, as part of a restructuring and recovery plan from effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The retrenchment program will combine voluntary and involuntary...

PAL: 80% of passenger refund requests fulfilled

PAL: 80% of passenger refund requests fulfilled

Sep. 22 | Philippine Airlines (PAL) has so far refunded about 80% of the more than US$300 million (P15.9 billion) in refund requests from passengers whose flights were cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. PAL, in an advisory on September 19, said...

COVID slashes PH airlines’ 1H cargo volume by 50%

COVID slashes PH airlines’ 1H cargo volume by 50%

Sep. 8 | Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Cargo handled by domestic airlines dove 50% year-on-year in the first half of 2020 as volumes plunged by a whopping 87% in the second quarter due to cancellation of flights amid travel restrictions due to COVID-19. Air...

PH airlines restart flights

PH airlines restart flights

Aug. 19 | Local airlines are resuming a number of domestic and international flights at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) as Metro Manila returns to general community quarantine (GCQ) from August 19 to August 31. Cebu Pacific, Cebgo, AirAsia Philippines,...

PAL loss in 1H worsens by 632%

PAL loss in 1H worsens by 632%

Aug. 15 | Photo courtesy of Philippine Airlines Philippine Airlines (PAL) reported a total comprehensive loss of P22.02 billion for the first half of 2020, a whopping 632% more than P3.01 billion posted in the same period last year. The group’s performance during...

PH airlines ordered to quickly inform passengers of cancelled flights

PH airlines ordered to quickly inform passengers of cancelled flights

Aug. 3 | NAIA Terminal 3 The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) and Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) have asked local airlines to quickly inform passengers of cancelled or suspended flights with reimposition of the modified enhanced community quarantine...

PAL, Cebu Pacific, Air Asia resume more international operations from Aug

PAL, Cebu Pacific, Air Asia resume more international operations from Aug

Aug. 1 | Disinfection of aircraft | Photo from Cebu Pacific Domestic airlines are operating more overseas flights in August. Philippine Airlines (PAL) flights for the month include: Singapore thrice weekly on August 1 and four times weekly starting August 17 Manila-Sydney...

PAL Holdings undergoes revamp; Tan children out of Board

PAL Holdings undergoes revamp; Tan children out of Board

Jul. 25 | Tycoon Lucio Tan, Sr.’s children, John and Vivienne, are no longer part of the board of PAL Holdings, Inc. (PHI), the parent firm of flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL), resulting in another revamp. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange...

PAL losses balloon to P10.7B in Q1

PAL losses balloon to P10.7B in Q1

Jun. 5 | PAL aircraft photo courtesy of www.philippineairlines.com Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) total comprehensive loss jumped to P10.72 billion for the first quarter of 2020 from P60.81 million in the same period last year, as operations were severely affected...

PAL starts limited domestic run from June 5

PAL starts limited domestic run from June 5

Jun. 2 | Philippine Airlines will start operating limited domestic flights from June 5 to 30, the airline said in an advisory on June 2. Limited international flights from June 1 to 30 have been scheduled. Cebu Pacific, on the other hand, will mount special repatriation...