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Philippine Airlines

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
PR
PAL
079
Philippine

Philippine Airlines Airbus A320-200
Philippine Airlines
PNB Financial Center
Diosdado Macapagal
Pasay City
PHILIPPINES
Tel.: +63 777 4800
Fax:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.philippineairlines.com
Type: Scheduled, charter, international, regional, domestic, pax, cargo
Owner: Trust Mark Holdings (97.3%); others
Base: Manila (MNL)
Hubs: -
Start of ops: March 1941
Alliances: Airphil Express, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, Gulf Air, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Vietnam Airlines
Philippine Airlinjes operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 5 x Boeing 747-400
  • 4 x Airbus A340-300
  • 8 x Airbus A330-300 (+20 planned)
  • 4 x Boeing 777-300 (+2 planned)
  • 4 x Airbus A319-100
  • 15 x Airbus A320-200
  • (34) x Airbus A321-200 (planned)
  • (10) x Aiurbus A321NEO (planned)
Chairman & CEO:
President & COO:
CFO:
SVP ops:
Lucio Tan
Jaime Bautista
Jose Gabriel Olives
Julio Hernandez

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
Philippine Airlines Philippines
PR
PAL
Philippines Manila 1986-
Privatized in 1992., becoming a member of PR Holdings. 13% stake by DHL cancelled during 1994. Ceased ops briefly in 6/98 under a $3.2b debt, until workers received a 20% stake. 40% stake planned acquisition by Cathay Pacific in late 1998 was cancelled. Majority acquired in 1999 by Lucio Tan (also owner of Air Philippines), Philippines government keeping a 4.3% stake. Expected to create low-cost subsidiary Philippine Express in 2003, plan cancelled in favour of new low-cost Fiesta Air expecting start-up in 2004 and eventually abandonned. 81.57% of shares transferred in 8/06 to Baguio Gold Holdings (investment firm controlled by Lucio Tan), and organized as the main subsidiary of PAL Holdings (having 84.7% shares). Entered bankrupcy protection in 6/98, exited 4/10/07. Launched low-cost regional division PAL Express in 4/08 to operate turboprop equipment. Added on EU ban list 30/3/10 and subsequent dates. 49% stake purchased 3/4/12 by Conglomerate San Miguel for $500m.
Philippine Air Lines PAL
PR
PAL
Philippines Manila 1941-1986
Formed from 1932-born Philippine Air Transport Company (PATCO). Acquired Far East Air Transport (FEATI) in 1947, Commercial AL in 1948, Transasiatic AL in 1950. Took-over Air Manila & Filipinas schedules in 1974. Nationalised 1977 when acquired by state pension funds.

Accidents and Incidents:
Date
Manufacturer
Model
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
26-Oct-07
Airbus
A320-214
RP-C3224
Butuan Airport (BXU)
Philippines
0
substantial
22-Mar-98
Airbus
A320-214
RP-C3222
Bacolod Airport (BCD)
Philippines
0+ 3
w/o
10-Dec-94
Boeing
747-283B
EI-BWF
near Minami Diato Island
Japan
1
substantial
11-May-90
Boeing
737-3Y0
EI-BZG
Manila-Ninoy Aquino International (MNL)
Philippines
8
w/o
21-Jul-89
BAC
One-Eleven 516FP
RP-C1193
Manila International Airport (MNL)
Philippines
0+ 8
w/o
13-Dec-87
Shorts
360-300
EI-BTJ
16 km SW of Iligan
Philippines
15
w/o
26-Jun-87
Hawker Siddeley
HS-748-209 Srs
RP-C1015
19 km ESE of Baguio-Loakan Airport (BAG)
Philippines
50
w/o
04-Aug-84
BAC
One-Eleven 527FK
RP-C1182
Tacloban Airport (TAC)
Philippines
0
w/o
11-Jul-82
Hawker Siddeley
HS-748-209 Srs
RP-C1014
Jolo Airport (JOL)
Philippines
1
w/o
17-Aug-78
BAC
One-Eleven 524FF
RP-C1184
near Sinara Island
Philippines
1
substantial
17-Jul-77
NAMC
YS-11A-301
RP-C1419
Mactan Island
Philippines
0
w/o
18-Apr-77
Douglas
DC-8-53
RP-C803
Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND)
Japan
0
w/o
23-May-76
BAC
One-Eleven 527FK
RP-C1161
Zamboanga Airport (ZAM)
Philippines
13
w/o
03-Jun-75
BAC
One-Eleven 524FF
RP-C1184
near Manila
Philippines
1
substantial
10-May-75
Hawker Siddeley
HS-748-222 Srs
RP-C1029
Manila International Airport (MNL)
Philippines
0
w/o
03-Feb-75
Hawker Siddeley
HS-748-226 Srs
RP-C1028
near Manila
Philippines
33
w/o
28-Nov-72
Hawker Siddeley
HS-748-232 Srs
PI-C1027
Bislig Airport (BPH)
Philippines
0
w/o
19-Nov-70
Douglas
C-47A-15-DK
PI-C9
Manila International Airport (MNL)
Philippines
0
w/o
19-Nov-70
Douglas
C-47A-30-DK
PI-C15
Manila International Airport (MNL)
Philippines
0
w/o
01-Jul-70
Fokker
F27 Friendship 200
PI-C504
Dumaguete Airport (DGT)
Philippines
0
w/o
09-May-70
Fokker
F27 Friendship 100
PI-C532
Iligan-Maria Cristina Airport (IGN)
Philippines
1
w/o
21-Apr-70
Hawker Siddeley
HS-748-209 Srs
PI-C1022
near Manila
Philippines
36
w/o
12-Sep-69
BAC
One-Eleven 402AP
PI-C1131
near Manila
Philippines
45
w/o
05-Aug-69
Hawker Siddeley
HS-748-209 Srs
near Zamboanga
Philippines
1
substantial
06-Jul-67
Fokker
F-27 Friendship 100
PI-C527
near Bacolod
Philippines
21
w/o
28-Feb-67
Fokker
F-27 Friendship 100
PI-C501
Mactan
Philippines
12
w/o
29-Jun-66
Douglas
C-47A-90-DL
PI-C17
Sablayan
Philippines
26
w/o
20-Oct-65
Douglas
C-47A-25-DK
PI-C144
Manila
Philippines
1
w/o
20-May-64
de Havilland Canada
DHC-3 Otter
PI-C51
Sibuco Point
Philippines
11
w/o
21-Feb-64
Douglas
C-47B-10-DK
PI-C97
near Marawi
Philippines
31
w/o
02-Mar-63
Douglas
C-47B-30-DK
PI-C489
Mt. Boca
Philippines
27
w/o
23-Oct-62
Douglas
DC-3
PI-C485
Cagayan de Oro
Philippines
0
w/o
12-Oct-62
Fokker
F-27 Friendship 100
PI-C503
Manila
Philippines
3
w/o
22-Dec-60
Douglas
C-47A-90-DL
PI-C126
Talamban
Philippines
28
w/o
23-Nov-60
Douglas
DC-3C
PI-C133
Mt. Boca
Philippines
33
w/o
14-Jul-60
Douglas
C-47A-DL
PI-C16
near Mindanao
Philippines
0
w/o
12-Jan-60
Scottish Aviation
Twin Pioneer
PI-C430
Plaridel Aerodrome
Philippines
0
w/o
11-Dec-57
de Havilland Canada
DHC-3 Otter
PI-C55
Ozamiz City
Philippines
2
w/o
14-Jan-54
Douglas
DC-6
PI-C294
6 km E of Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA)
Italy
16
w/o
15-Oct-53
Douglas
C-47A-25-DK
PI-C142
near Tuguegarao
Philippines
0
w/o
30-Mar-52
Douglas
C-47A-DL
PI-C270
Baguio
Philippines
10
w/o
10-Mar-52
Douglas
C-47A-35-DL
PI-C5
Lahug, Cebu
Philippines
3
w/o
24-Jan-50
Douglas
DC-3
PI-C22
near Iloilo
Philippines
4
w/o
07-May-49
Douglas
C-47B-35-DK
PI-C98
between Daet and Manila
Philippines
13
w/o
15-Nov-48
Douglas
DC-6
PI-C291
Wake Island
Micronesia
0
w/o
17-May-48
Douglas
DC-3
PI-C143
near Cebu Airport (CEB)
Philippines
0
w/o
20-Apr-48
Douglas
C-47A-25-DK
PI-C14
Jolo Airport (JOL)
Philippines
0
w/o
21-Jan-48
Douglas
DC-3
PI-C145
Iloilo
Philippines
0
w/o
26-Dec-47
Douglas
C-47A-DL
PI-C36
Manila ?
Philippines
w/o
26-Dec-47
Douglas
DC-3
PI-C10
Manila ?
Philippines
w/o
26-Dec-47
Douglas
DC-3
PI-C3
Manila ?
Philippines
w/o
26-Dec-47
Douglas
DC-3
PI-C53
Manila ?
Philippines
w/o
13-Sep-47
Douglas
DC-3
PI-C59
Zamboanga Airport (ZAM)
Philippines
w/o
16-Jun-47
Douglas
C-47A-70-DL
PI-C11
near Cebu
Philippines
0
w/o
25-Jan-47
Douglas
C-47A-25-DK
PI-C12
Mt. Parker
Hong Kong
4
w/o
01-Oct-46
Douglas
DC-3
PI-C59 ??
Bulusan
Philippines
0
w/o