PAL Rolls Out Reconfigured Tri-class A330

Philippine Airlines (PAL), the official flag carrier of the Philippines "is currently upgrading the cabin layout of eight monoclass 414-seater A330-300s, reducing the number of seats to 309 in a tri-class configuration, with Business, Premium Economy and Economy Class sections."

The reconfigured A330 of the flag carrier of the Philippines has been in operation for the Manila-Honolulu-Manila route since it was unveiled last June.

It was said that the roll out of additional A330 tri-class planes will run through until the end of 2017. The converted units are being utilized for flights to Melbourne starting this month, to Sydney on August, Singapore on September, Narita on November and Osaka on December.

PAL President and Chief Operating Officer Jaime J. Bautista said in the official press release “Philippine Airlines is aiming higher than ever. This considerable investment in new seats and inflight entertainment shows just how serious we are about our brand positioning as the full service carrier of the Philippines." According to Bautista, as this journey of excellence continues, they intend to raise their industry ratings by winning over more customers and earning more stars.

Improved features:

Look forward to a premium experience through the direct-aisle access for all PAL’s Vantage XL seats from Thompson Aerospace that's designed with passengers' comfort and pleasant experience in mind. Seats, boast of ultra-comfortable adjustable air cushion system providing passengers greater relaxation and in full- flat bed mode, for better sleep. This is topped by an improved space for dining, relaxing, or working, all with enhanced privacy.