PHILIPPINES: PAL takes delivery of first B777-300ER

Philippine Airlines (PAL) took delivery of its first 777-300ER from Boeing in late November which is one of two it is leasing from GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). In addition the airline has four more 777-300ERs on order directly from Boeing from 2007. Boeing, PAL and three non-profits organisation leveraged the delivery to bring relief […]


Philippine Airlines (PAL) took delivery of its first 777-300ER from Boeing in late November which is one of two it is leasing from GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). In addition the airline has four more 777-300ERs on order directly from Boeing from 2007.

Boeing, PAL and three non-profits organisation leveraged the delivery to bring relief to residents who were recently devastated by the massive floods from Typhoon Ketsana. With the help of AmeriCares, Humanitarian International Services Group (HISG) and Kids Against Hunger, Boeing and PAL loaded over 8,000 kilograms of medical supplies and packaged meals into the cargo hold of the 777-300ER.