PAL Express (Philippine Airlines Express) is the low-cost carrier of Philippine Airlines, headquartered in Pasay City. PAL Express is Philippine Airlines' response to Cebu Pacific's dominance in the low-cost travel market in the Philippines. The low cost airline represents PAL's domestic division, operating flights from Cebu, Manila, Davao and Zamboanga.It has allowed PAL to focus on the premium market, where PAL nationally has no competition. PAL Express obtained a significant increase in passengers after its launch as a low-cost airline. PAL Express currently flies to 37 domestic destinations and 5 international destinations with fleet that consists 26 Airbus and Bombardier aircraft.
👜 Baggage regulations at PAL Express
Checked Baggage on PAL Express
The luggage allowance for Economy Class passengers of domestic flights with PAL Express, is 1 item of free luggage up to the weight of 20kg. For Business Class travellers flying domestically, the weight limit is 30kg.
For international flights, travellers flying in Economy Class on Philippine Airlines or PAL Express are allowed to 2 pieces of checked baggage at 23kg per bag if they're flying to the Middle East, Japan, Europe, USA/Canada or Guam and 2 pieces of checked luggage at 32kg per bag if they're flying to Asia or the Pacific.
The overall dimensions of all baggage checked onto your PAl Express flight can't exceed 158cm (length + width + height). One item of baggage can't exceed the weight of 32kg.
You can add baggage to your Pal Express booking after you've booked your flight by visiting the airline website. Additional baggage can be booked up to 4 hours before the flight departure.
Carry-on Baggage on PAL Express
Passengers flying on Philippine Airlines or PAL Express are allowed one of checked baggage that must not weight more than 7kg and must not be bigger than the overall dimensions of 115cm. In addition to this, passengers may also bring on a small item, such as a small handbag, blanket or a laptop in a bag. This applies for both domestic and international flights.
🕗 PAL Express Web Check-in
Online check-in is available for all Philippine Airlines domestic flights including PAL Express.
This is also available for all international flights except flights from Chengdu (China), Xiamen (China), Jinjiang (China) and Tagbilaran-Incheon.
Online check-in is available from :
24 hours to 1 hour and 15 minutes prior to your international flight's departure time
24 hours to 1 hour to your domestic flight's departure time