New first Airbus A321 for Philippine Airlines

Philippine Airlines (PAL), Philippines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A321. This aircraft part of the modernization program from PAL. On 2012 the airline has order of 64 new Airbus aircraft consists of 44 A321s and 20 widebody A330s.

New Airbus A321 Philippine Airlines has configured on two class, with 12 seats in Business Class and 187 in Economy. New A321 will operate primarily on international routes on Asian region, and on selected domestic flights.

Next on third quarter of this year Philippine Airlines will take delivery of the first of its 20 new wide body aircraft A330s. This aircraft will serve on new non-stop services to Europe, scheduled plan to begin next month.

Philippine Airlines comeback to Europe after 15 years Banned

Philippine Airlines comeback to serve to Europe after an absence of 15 years. The European Union banned the Philippines carrier in 2010, followed a downgrading by the US Federal Aviation Authority to category 2 from category 1 on safety ratings.

On Wednesday July 07, 2013 the commission it had lifted a ban on Philippine Airlines from flying in the Europe because their safety standards have improved. He doesn't alone Conviasa Airlines, Venezuela also experienced the same thing, he can flying again in Europe, read this.

Philippine Airlines intends to fly again to London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Rome and Madrid.

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