PAL Advances B777 Re-introduction To London

Equipment Upgrade Begins Sept.19

4 August 2017

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) will fly back the B777-300ER aircraft to London Heathrow beginning September 19 instead of December 16, 2017 but with reduce daily services to 5 times a week.

The flight reduction will be temporary as the airline awaits delivery of another B777 frame by December where it flies back to daily services to LHR.

PAL said it is up-sizing the route from Airbus 340 to enable the airline to bring forward the retirement of some of its current A340-300 fleet which will be fully withdrawn from service in 2018 after arrival of its A350-900.

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7 comments:

  1. I read in the wikipedia article that the first Airbus A350 aircraft for PAL will be delivered in late 2017 with inaugural flight to Toronto. Is that true? I don't see any article on that.
    Here is the Wikipedia link: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_Airlines_fleet

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  2. According to J.Bautista Pal's 1st 4 delivery of A350 will be on mid. 2018 and the 2 remaining will be on 2019..Pal's additional 2 B777-300 leased from Intrepid will arrived this december 2017..an i believed this 2 new B777-300ER will fly London-Manila and who knows? It might fly non stop Toronto-Manila as they have did before last November 2012

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    1. A Friend of mine working with Pal Toronto told me, Pal is tentatively planning to start Non Stop Service YYZ-MNL on December 2017 using the 2 brand new B777-300ER from Intrepid USA to be deliver on the 1st and 2nd week of December 2017.

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    2. This just been posted by routesonline.com that pal is upgrading Toronto a non stop flight on December 16,2017 with a travel time of 16.5hours using B777-300ER

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  3. so London to manila must be having good loading then

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    1. Right. This flight connects to Australia and New Zealand. And I think Philippine Airlines' fare to London today is much lower than Ramon S. Ang era.

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