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Philippine Airlines plans strong comeback


PAL’s chief commercial group adviser Datuk Bernard Francis recounted that PAL was also the first airline to offer full-fledged skybeds on board its Boeing 747s, the first Asian airline to traverse the Pacific Ocean with trips to the United States, the first to fly from South-East Asia to Europe, and the first to recruit female pilots.

PAL’s chief commercial group adviser Datuk Bernard Francis recounted that PAL was also the first airline to offer full-fledged skybeds on board its Boeing 747s, the first Asian airline to traverse the Pacific Ocean with trips to the United States, the first to fly from South-East Asia to Europe, and the first to recruit female pilots.

KUALA LUMPUR: Although it was the first established airline in the region, Philippine Airlines (PAL) has experienced ups and downs in its 78-year history – but now hopes to re-establish itself as a forerunner to those travelling to key cities in North America.

PAL’s chief commercial group adviser Datuk Bernard Francis recounted that PAL was also the first airline to offer full-fledged skybeds on board its Boeing 747s, the first Asian airline to traverse the Pacific Ocean with trips to the United States, the first to fly from South-East Asia to Europe, and the first to recruit female pilots.

   

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