PAL announces early launch of 777 in Australia
Philippine Airlines has announced the early deployment of its latest aircraft, a brand new Boeing 777-300ER to serve Sydney and Melbourne from this Saturday, February 20.
The aircraft’s arrival one month ahead of schedule will set new standards on the Australian routes, offering a larger and more spacious aircraft with wider seats, wider aisles, more headroom and seat-back video on demand throughout all cabins.
Its business class will offer the most modern features available on direct flights between Australia and Manila, including the only fully flat beds.
The 370-seat aircraft’s debut is part of a significant new investment in the Australian market by Philippine Airlines and will be followed by the March 18 launch of the carrier’s new twice-weekly A330 services from Brisbane.
A new schedule coinciding with the introduction of Brisbane services will see the 777 fly five times a week from Sydney to Manila and three times a week from Melbourne, in addition to another two Melbourne services each week aboard an Airbus A330.
Philippine Airlines is also working closely with wholesalers and the trade to offer a range of new Philippine holiday packages.