Philippine Airlines said it extended its seat sale promo with an additional one million seats up for grabs due to insistent public demand.
The airline owned by tycoon Lucio Tan said the seat sale promo would be extended until March 17 from the original March 10 schedule.
With the additional one million seats, the seat sale will enable more travel aficionados to avail of the best buys of as low as P78 for domestic and as low as U$78 for international routes.
Passengers can book until March 17. The sale travel period runs from March 16 to December 31, 2019.
“PAL, the Philippines’ only 4-star full service airline, encourages Filipinos to fly the way they deserve and discover all the perks of flying with a world-class legacy carrier at surprisingly affordable fares,” said PAL vice president for marketing Ria Domingo.
PAL flies to 43 international and 35 domestic destinations using 95 aircraft, one of the youngest fleets in the industry within an average age of just five years.
Earlier, PAL Holdings posted a net loss ofP3.29 billion in January to September last year from P2.31 billion year-on-year.
Total revenues in the nine-month period reached P112.07 billion, up 16 percent from P96.58 billion on year.
Expenses increased 17 percent to P115.30 billion from P98.56 billion in 2017, led by higher jet fuel prices, aircraft lease charges and flight frequencies.
Flying operations expenses increased 26.9 percent to P63.26 billion from P49.84 billion a year ago.
The company said jet fuel expenses climbed 36.1 percent in the nine-month period as the average price per barrel of aviation fuel soared from $73.92 in 2017 to $92.80 in 2018.