May 20, 2014
Newest pal jet with wireless ife
PAL's new Airbus 330-300 HGW (high gross weight) jet, which boasts of an ultra-modern Business Class and introduces the country's first wireless inflight entertainment, was formally unveiled to the public last May 15 at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City. Photo shows (bottom) the new Business Class seat, and (upper photo) top officials of PAL, Airbus, CAAP and On-Air (supplier of the new inflight entertainment) raising their glasses for another major milestone achieved by the flag carrier. From left: On-Air CEO Ian Dawkins, Airbus EVP-Asia Jean Francois Laval, French Ambassador Gilles Garachon, PAL directors Michael Tan and Atty. Estelito Mendoza, CAAP Director General William Hotchkiss, CAAP Deputy Director General Capt. John Andrews and PAL President and COO Ramon S. Ang.