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Pal Express Airline

Overview

 

PAL Express is the short form of Philippine Airlines Express. This was the low-cost regional airline. PAL Express operated from Mactan-Cebu International Airport, with smaller operations.

 

It operated from the main hub in Manila, primarily flying intra-regional routes in the Mindanao and Visayas, and also secondary routes to smaller airports that are unable to accommodate the PAL jet aircraft mainline. PAL Express flights were regular, but in-flight services were not offered unlike its mainline PAL.

 

However, all these were operated by Air Philippines and used 2P and PR flight codes and eventually on 28 March 2010, PAL Express ceased its operations and transferred to Airphil Express its service.

 

History

 

Philippine Airlines on 10 April 2008, ordered aircraft for PAL Express fleet. Formally, PAL Express was unveiled on April 14, 2008 and was to primarily fly the intra-regional routes and secondary routes.

 

PAL Express on 5 May 2008, started operating by operating flights to Malay and on the same day served 22 inter-island routes covering provincial points without air service.

 

On 1 July 2009, it started earning Mabuhay Miles and from 27 October 2009, it was operated by Air Philippines and on 28 Mach 2010, the operations were ceased by transferring to Airphil Express.

 

Importance

 

Philippine Airlines tried acquiring importance by boosting trade and tourism and also be meeting the demands of the passengers. This is the reason that they operated low fare unit to domestic island points.

 

In the commencement time, PAL Express flights took its visitors between Boracay and Manila for holidays and vacation. In fact, promotional fare at 88 pesos was offered for one way flights to Bacolod, Cebu, Butuan, Tacloban, Caticlan and General Santos.

 

This carrier provides convenient and safety travel, besides cheap fare.

 

Tourists desiring vacation in the Philippines can opt for the best airline PAL Express and book their flights accordingly and thereby reserve with lowest airfare.