Philippine Airlines (PAL), the flag carrier of Philippines has appointed Bird Travels, the Airline Management Services arm of Bird Group as its local representative in India. The association marks the airline’s latest step in developing its sales distribution network within the Indian market.
The appointment of Bird Travels is part of the intensive preparations undertaken by Philippine Airlines to realize its firm plans to commence operations to India by winter 2018. PAL’s planned services from New Delhi and Mumbai to Manila will enable India-based travellers to easily access over 31 destinations in the Philippines, out of PAL’s hubs in Manila, Clark, Cebu and Davao. The airline presently serves 43 destinations in Southeast Asia, East Asia, Middle East, Oceania, North America and Europe. PAL operates a young and technologically advanced fleet of Airbus, Boeing and Bombardier aircraft, including Airbus A330s, Airbus A321s, Airbus A320s, Boeing 777-300ERs and soon brand-new Airbus A350s.