Philippine Airlines has taken delivery of its 6th Airbus A-350-900. The Filipino carrier placed an order for six Airbus A-350-900 in February 2016 order with the options for six more.
The A-350-900’s replaces the airline’s retired A-340’s. PAL A-340-300’s last revenue flight landed in Manila from Vancouver on 30 September 2018.
The Asian Airline is also considering to buy A-350-1000’s, as it plans to remove 10 American build Boeing 777-300-ER from its fleet, two of which are approaching 10 years old and the rest are close to 7 years old.
Philippine Airlines (PAL), a trade name of PAL Holdings, Inc., is the flag carrier of the Philippines. The airline was founded in 1941 and is the first and oldest commercial airline in Asia operating under its original name.
Philippine Airlines serves 31 destinations in the Philippines and 41 international destinations in Southeast Asia, East Asia, Middle East, Oceania, North America and Europe.
News Inflight. com / ABC Flash Point News 2019.