Selling Cebu like ‘Republic of Cebu’ eased travel advisory impact

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/01/2016

THE marketing of Cebu apart from the country has lessened the impact on Cebu of foreign governments issuing travel advisories to the Philippines. Ryan Uy, Philippine Airlines (PAL) vice president for sales, said Cebu is fortunate it…

PAL to add one international, two domestic flights from Cebu by mid December

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/29/2016

National flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Tuesday announced the launching of a direct flight from Cebu to Singapore, Caticlan and Clark starting December 16. Ryan Uy, PAL vice president for sales, said this new service reinforces…

Family decides on Leyte burial for slain mayor, tells Kerwin: Stay in Crame

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/19/2016

WITH the family of the slain mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. deciding to have the mayor’s burial in Albuera town in Leyte province instead of Cebu City, a family member also expressed her desire for the mayor’s son,…

SW, CCC renew rivalry at PAL Ladies Interclub

PR 10/03/2016

THE Manila Southwoods-Masters and Cebu Country Club renew their rivalry Tuesday at the start of the 11th Philippine Airlines (PAL) Ladies Interclub golf team championship at the Camp John Hay Golf Club in Baguio City. The SW-Masters…

Typhoon in Palawan; Water Expo in Spain

Jaime Picornell 07/09/2016

IN JUNE 2008 Philippine Airlines (PAL) took a group of Cebu media to Puerto Princesa in Palawan to inaugurate service from Cebu. We were escorted by PAL’s Vice President for Communications Rolly Estabillo and PAL’s Mactan Airport…

First Cebu-US link starts, opens more opportunities

03/15/2016

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) yesterday launched the maiden Cebu-Los Angeles flight from the Mactan Cebu International Airport, opening more travel and trade opportunities between the Philippines and the US. “The direct Cebu-LA flight marks our very…

Europe, direct Cebu routes eyed

Vanessa Claire Lucero 02/28/2016

AFTER opening the Manila to London route in 2013, flag carrier Philippine Airlines is looking to open another flight destination for the airline in Europe. This developed even as PAL is also focusing in opening more direct…

Cebu-LA link to boost tourism, investments

Marites Villamor Ilano 02/17/2016

FLAG carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) will offer starting March 15 direct flights between Cebu and Los Angeles, California. This direct international service is expected to boost tourism and investments in Cebu and in the rest of southern…

PAL, Cebu Pacific ban hoverboards

12/22/2015

HOVERBOARDS are among the must-have gadgets this Christmas, just make sure to leave them at home before your next flight. Local carriers Cebu Pacific Air and Philippine Airlines announced Monday that they are banning the carriage of…

Reliable service

04/15/2015

A travel website that declared Philippine Airlines as among the world’s most reliable airlines bodes well not only for the nation’s flag carrier but by extension other airlines in the country which have made substantial strides in…

GAISANO MAD AT PAL

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/19/2015

Airline ‘regrets’  how cup of hot water spilled on 10-year-old daughter “Apologize or we’ll sue.” Elders of the prominent Gaisano family in Cebu threatened  to sue Philippine Airlines (PAL) for negligence after a paper cup of hot…

Lucio Tan group buys back PAL majority stake for $1B

Inquirer 09/09/2014

The group of tycoon Lucio Tan signed Monday a $1-billion deal to buy back the 49-percent stake in Philippine Airlines held by conglomerate San Miguel Corp., ending a two-year-old alliance and regaining management control of the now-profitable…

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