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Philippine Airlines

'Bully' deported after plane incident

A Chinese man has been deported from the Philippines after a flight attendant said he was bullied before take-off in Shanghai.

Wednesday, 5 June, 2013, 12:35am

Airbus edges out Boeing in US$7 billion order from Philippine Airlines

Philippine Airlines President Ramon Ang (R) and Lucio Tan (L), chairman of Philippine Airlines arrive for briefing on Airbus purchase in Manila  carrier. PHOTO: AFP/TED ALJIBE

Airbus won a US$7 billion order to help more than triple Philippine Airlines’ fleet, beating Boeing to a deal despite US support for Manila in a diplomatic dispute with China.

28 Aug 2012 - 4:45pm

Big deal

Escape for a weekend at the Boracay Regency Beach Resort in the Philippines for HK$3,180 per person twin share. The three-day, two-night package includes round-trip tickets on Philippine Airlines, daily breakfast and transfers to the ferry pier and on to the hotel. The package excludes fuel surcharges and taxes and is valid until September 30.

12 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

More raise fuel levy

Passengers on another 34 airlines will have to pay more in fuel surcharges for flights to and from Hong Kong from next week to help offset the escalating cost of jet fuel.

28 May 2008 - 12:00am

Big deal

Farrington American Express Travel has a weekend package to Manila with two nights in a deluxe room at the Mandarin Oriental (mandarinoriental.com) for HK$1,939, twin share. Club deluxe rooms are available for HK$2,199. These prices are for departures on Friday or Saturday for the next three weekends with Philippine Airlines.

8 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Big Deal

Farrington American Express has two nights in Manila at the Mandarin Oriental hotel (www.mandarinoriental.com) for HK$1,460 per person, twin-share (HK$1,930 for single travellers). This includes round-trip, economy-class flights with Philippine Airlines, breakfast and travel insurance.

31 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Travellers checks

Creative cruising

3 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Airlines back checks on transit fliers

Major airlines say they support the checking of transit passengers for fevers at Chek Lap Kok after the South China Morning Post revealed how a loophole was allowing them to escape measures designed to prevent the spread of atypical pneumonia.

It is thought that 5,000 passengers a day are slipping through the safety net of temperature checks at the airport.

23 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Executive travel

Those two questions: Airport passengers in the United States will no longer wince, laugh or robotically answer two questions that government officials now admit did nothing to snare terrorists, Knight Ridder reports.

2 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Airline's new link

Philippine Airlines will start a direct service from the northern city of Laoag to Hong Kong from December 17.

8 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

Trouble in store as Esprit lashes out at rival

Our chums north of the border are renowned for their ability to copy everything from boots to bras. But now it would seem that Hong Kong's gurus of style are challenging their status as copycat kings.

Cutting-edge fashion outlets Esprit and Giordano have started a spat that could end up eclipsing the industry's coming season of catwalk shows from London, Paris and New York.

7 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Flights hit by Manila crash

Thousands of Philippines-bound travellers had flights cancelled or delayed yesterday when a cargo jet overshot the Manila runway and became stuck in mud.

The runway was blocked for most of the day, and while a back-up strip was available to smaller aircraft, several Hong Kong flights were scrapped and many others delayed for hours.

29 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Stop moving the goal-posts

There must be many people in Hong Kong who have closely followed the recent news of Philippine Airlines (PAL) and its apparent 'rescue' by the injection of US$200 million by a number of investors.

26 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Creditors angry at PAL chief comeback

Philippine Airlines' (PAL) newly appointed president Avelino Zapanta has sought to reassure its growing queue of disillusioned lenders, saying chairman Lucio Tan is considering putting up the entire US$200 million needed to keep the carrier afloat.

23 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Unionists question PAL deal

Manila: Philippine President Joseph Estrada yesterday urged militant trade unionists at Philippine Airlines (PAL) to accept a vote by workers approving a 10-year no-strike deal. On Friday, about 61 per cent of the members of PAL's largest union accepted the proposal. Hardline union members say they will file charges questioning the legality of agreement.

4 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

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