Philippine Airlines & PAL Express Promo Guide

Do you want to book the cheapest flights with flag-carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) and its budget airline brand, PAL Express? It’s now easier after these airlines started offering promo fares.

Philippine Airlines and PAL Express promo fares are discounted flight seats offered during a seat sale promotion. Both airlines do not announce promos as frequently as its competitors but when they do, the cheap flights are worth considering especially because of the airlines’ excellent service performance.

Aside from operating an extensive domestic flight network, they are also the only Philippine-based airline, which serves long haul flights to North America, the Middle East, and Australia.

Latest Promo Fares

Philippine Airlines promos are posted at the front page of the airlines’ official website. Selling period of PAL promos may last two to four days or extend up to several weeks. Additionally, the travel period may fall on peak or off peak seasons.

For your convenience, we regularly check their announcements and display the fares below.

How to check flight availability

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Online flight searchbox in PAL’s official website.

After you have found a cheap fare that you would like to book, you can check the flight and promo availability on PAL’s website: http://www.philippineairlines.com/.

Use the online flight search service by entering your travel details and clicking the search button. You will be presented with a list of flights and corresponding prices.

Promo fares are listed under the column labeled “Budget Economy.”

If there are no ”Budget Economy” fares available it means that all seats allocated for promo flights are already sold out on that particular flight. You can try searching flights on other dates. Make sure that your travel dates coincide with the dates posted on the promo announcement.

Compare Flights on Wego

You can also check flights of Philippine Airlines and PAL Express on Wego, an online flight search engine that gathers flight data from hundreds of airlines and travel sites. It’s a convenient and easy to compare flight prices and schedules from competing airlines operating in the same flight routes.

Prices shown on Wego are the lowest all-in fares and excludes fees for flight add-ons such as additional check-in baggage, travel insurance, priority check-in, in-flight meals, etc.

Enter your travel details below to start your flight search on Wego. Both Philippine Airlines and PAL Express flights may be listed under “Philippine Airlines,” “PAL Express,” “Airphil Express,” or “Air Philippines.”

How to book online

After checking the fares, you can proceed to purchasing the flight on Philippine Airlines’s website or on your preferred travel site. You can pay online through major credit cards or by using a BancNet ATM card.

Offline payments are also available through PAL’s accredited payment centers, which includes their ticket offices, call center, Petron Payment Center or EC Pay at 7-11 Stores nationwide.

About Philippine Airlines

Philippine Airlines, commonly referred to as “PAL,” is the first and oldest airline in Asia still operating under its original name. It is a flag carrier of the Republic of the Philippines.

In 2013, the company launched its budget airline sister company named PAL Express. As a codeshare of Philippine Airlines, PAL Express operates as a full service carrier with low-cost management. Flights from both airlines may be searched and booked through PAL’s official website.

Flight Network

Aside from operating an extensive domestic flight network, they are also the only Philippine-based airline, which serves long haul flights to .

The combined flight network of both airlines includes over 30 Philippine domestic destinations, and 30 international destinations in Southeast Asia, East Asia, the Middle East, North America, and Australia.

Philippine Domestic Flights

From Manila (MNL)
Destination Mininum Frequency
Bacolod (BCD) Daily
Basco / Batanes (BSO) Daily
Caticlan / Boracay (MPH) Daily
Butuan (BXU) Daily
Cagayan de Oro (CGY) Daily
Calbayog Daily
Catarman Daily
Coron / Busuanga (USU) Daily
Cotabato (CBO) Weekly
Davao (DVO) Daily
Dipolog (DPL) Daily
Dumaguete (DGT) Daily
General Santos (GES) Daily
Iloilo (ILO) Daily
Kalibo (KLO) Daily
Laoag (LAO) Daily
Legazpi (LGP) Daily
Masbate (MBT) Daily
Naga (WNP) Daily
Ozamiz (OZC) Daily
Puerto Princesa (PPS) Daily
Roxas (RXS) Daily
Surigao (SUG) Daily
Tacloban (TAC) Daily
Tuguegarao (TUG) Weekly
Zamboanga (ZAM) Daily
From Cebu (CEB)
Bacolod (BCD) Daily
Caticlan / Boracay (MPH) Daily
Butuan (BXU) Daily
Cagayan de Oro (CGY) Daily
Coron / Busuanga (USU) Weekly
Davao (DVO) Daily
Iloilo (ILO) Daily
Ozamiz (OZC) Daily
Puerto Princesa (PPS) Daily
Tacloban (TAC) Daily
Zamboanga (ZAM) Daily
From Davao (DVO)
Cagayan de Oro (CGY) Daily
Zamboanga (ZAM) Weekly
From Iloilo (ILO)
General Santos (GES) Weekly
Puerto Princesa (PPS) Weekly
From Puerto Princesa
Coron / Busuanga (USU) Weekly
From Zamboanga (ZAM)
Jolo (JOL) Weekly
*Last Updated April 7, 2014

Southeast and East Asia International Flights

From Manila (MNL)
Destination Mininum Frequency
Bali Weekly
Bangkok Daily
Beijing Weekly
Busan / Pusan Weekly
Fukuoka Daily
Guangzhou / Canton Weekly
Ho Chi Minh / Saigon Weekly
Hong Kong Daily
Jakarta Weekly
Macau Weekly
Nagoya Daily
Osaka Daily
Seoul Daily
Shanghai Daily
Singapore Daily
Taipei Weekly
Tokyo Haneda Daily
Tokyo Narita Daily
Xiamen Daily
From Cebu (CEB)
Seoul / Incheon Daily
Tokyo Narita Daily
Hong Kong Daily
From Kalibo
Busan / Pusan Weekly
Seoul / Incheon Daily
Taipei Weekly
*Last Updated April 7, 2014

Middle East International Flights

From Manila (MNL)
Destination Mininum Frequency
Abu Dhabi Weekly
Dammam Weekly
Dubai International Airport (DXB) Daily
Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) Weekly
Riyadh Weekly
Bahrain Daily Codeshared with GulfAir
Dubai Daily Codeshared with Emirates Airlines
*Last Updated April 7, 2014

North America and Europe International Flights

From Manila (MNL)
Destination Mininum Frequency
Honolulu Weekly
London Heathrow Weekly
Los Angeles Daily
San Fransisco Daily
Toronto Weekly via Vancouver
Vancouver Daily
From Laoag (LAO)
Honolulu Weekly via Manila
*Last Updated April 7, 2014

Autralia and Oceania International Flights

From Manila (MNL)
Destination Mininum Frequency Notes
Brisbane Weekly via Darwin
Darwin Weekly
Guam Weekly
Melbourne Weekly
Sydney Weekly
*Last Updated April 7, 2014