April 29, 2014
Etihad Airways and Philippine Airlines sign landmark MOU
Etihad Airways and Philippine Airlines (PAL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that marks a new era of cooperation between the flag carriers. The MoU lays the foundation for a renewed partnership agreement that will deliver a comprehensive range of commercial benefits to the airlines and their customers. Included in its scope are codesharing, frequent flyer reciprocity, airport lounge access, air pass agreements, and cargo cooperation. Etihad Airways President and Chief Executive Officer, James Hogan, said the MoU with Philippine Airlines was an important milestone in the long-standing relationship between the two flag carriers as well as ties between Abu Dhabi and the Philippines.