Philippine Airlines Modifies Middle East Operation in W13; Adds Premium Economy on A330-300

Based on latest data appeared in the GDS as of 31JUL13, Philippine Airlines is adding Premium Economy Cabin on its all-Economy A330-300 aircraft. Premium Economy Cabin will occupy the first 5 rows of the A330-300 cabin, with 39 seats.

Premium Economy Cabin 39 Seats

Economy Cabin 375 Seats

Overall capacity remains unchanged at 414, and the configuration in Premium Economy remains identical to Economy, 3-3-3. The internal aircraft code, shown in the screenshot, has been revised to “35Q”.

In addition, the airline has made minor modification to its planned Middle East service. Latest plan as follow.

Other planned Middle East service remains unchanged. Note that all routes listed below continues to display Philippine Airlines’ “PR” code, without any remarks that indicate flights being operated by PAL Express
Manila – Abu Dhabi eff 01OCT13 1 daily
Manila – Dammam eff 04DEC13 3 weekly (Previously planned from 02DEC13)
Manila – Dubai eff 06NOV13 1 daily (Previously planned from 01NOV13)
Manila – Jeddah eff 02DEC13 4 weekly (Previously planned from 01DEC13)
Manila – Riyadh eff 01DEC13 6 weekly

Manila – Dubai service operated by PAL Express with “2P” coded flight numbers.