Good news for Philippine Airlines domestic passengers: Philippine Airlines Free Baggage Allowance Doubled from 10 to 20 kilograms for all local turboprop flights starting this month.
From June 15, 2022, all PAL domestic flights utilizing the De Havilland Dash-8 turboprop aircraft (except flights to and from Basco, Batanes) will provide up to 20 kg of Philippine Airlines Free Baggage Allowance (FBA) – a 100% increase over the previous maximum FBA of 10 kg that had been in force for several years.
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More flexibility and convenience for domestic passengers will result from the expanded baggage allowance, as well as a uniform PAL domestic flight standard whether flown with jet or turboprop aircraft.
Passengers with old and new tickets valid for travel on or after June 15 will be permitted to check in up to 20kg on the applicable booking classes (Economy Value and Economy Flex).
Philippine Airlines Free Baggage Allowance up to 20 kg for Local Turboprop flights
The new FBA will apply to PAL’s turboprop flights from our Manila, Cebu, Davao and General Santos hubs, including flights to Butuan, Cotabato, Catarman, Calbayog, Dumaguete, Antique, Siargao, Legazpi, Caticlan (Boracay), Busuanga (Coron), Iloilo, Tagbilaran (Panglao), Bacolod, Cagayan de Oro, Clark, Davao, Puerto Princesa, Tacloban and Zamboanga.
The new FBA will apply to PAL’s turboprop services from our Manila, Cebu, Davao, and General Santos hubs, including flights to Butuan, Cotabato, Catarman, Calbayog, Dumaguete, Antique, Siargao, Legazpi, Caticlan (Boracay), Busuanga (Coron), Iloilo, Tagbilaran (Panglao), Bacolod, Cagayan de Oro, Clark, Davao, Puerto Princesa, Tacloban and Zamboanga.
The maximum FBA of 10kg will, however, be maintained for flights to and from Basco (BSO), owing to particular route operational circumstances that restrict the baggage capacity on these specific flights.
Other fare classes will continue to follow the same baggage rules: Business Value FBA of 30 kg; Business Flex FBA of 35 kg; Economy Saver (flight on either jet or turboprop aircraft) FBA of 10 kg; and no FBA for Economy Supersaver.
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