8 June 2017:Daily flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manila are back on the board Flag Carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) has resumed its service to Kuala Lumpur after a three year respite, offering daily flights between the two capitals as the fleet undergoes modernisation and a route expansion programme. The PAL route will provide direct access to new business opportunities especially in the service and manufacturing sectors, with up to 800,000 Overseas Filipino Workers employed in Malaysia. “The resumption of PAL flights between Manila and Kuala Lumpur will help foster economic and cultural ties between the Philippines and Malaysia. Most importantly, it addresses the clamour for a direct service between the two capital cities,” said PAL President and COO Jamie J Bautista.
Datuk Seri Mirza Mohd Taiyab, Zainol Mohd. Isa, Ismael Augusto S. Gozon, HE Charles C, Jose and Tunku Dato’ Seri Iskandar Tunku Abdullah at the launch ceremony
Malaysia Airports Senior General Manager Zainol Mohd Isa
“As the airport operator, we are always committed towards building a strong relationship with our partner airlines to support their growth, not only in Malaysia but globally. Our mission here at Malaysia Airports is to create joyful experiences for all our stakeholders. Therefore, we will ensure that Philippine Airlines operations will receive Malaysia Airports’ fullest support for any airport facilities and services needed at the terminal,” shared Malaysia Airports Senior General Manager Zainol Mohd Isa. Passengers are given the flexibility to choose from any of the daily frequencies of the route – each day there will be two flights departing Kuala Lumpur and Manilla – one in the morning and one in the afternoon. The fleet for the route is comprised of the Airbus A321, which boasts a stretched fuselage of 146 feet, making it the longest and widest among all single-aisle aircraft. The 199-seater has 12 seats in business class, 18 in premium and 169 in economy. Passengers can enjoy wireless inflight entertainment by downloading the myPAL Player app for free, allowing them to stream movies, TV shows and music from their personal devices. Meanwhile, staying online is also possible with myPAL Wi-Fi. When it comes to food, passengers are also spoilt for choice with a wide array of dishes including Asian, Western and Halal dishes. After reaching Manila and exploring the capital for a few days, travellers can then opt to visit the Philippine’s top destinations via other domestic and international points PAL flies to. The gallery was not found!