Philippine Airlines' History
Philippine Airlines actually started out as Philippine Aerial Taxi Company which makes sure that mail will be sent from Manila to Baguio and vice versa. The first flights are only situated in the island of Luzon. In the year 1941, Philippine Air Lines, Inc was started by a group of businessmen started out by Andres Soriano Sr. It was Senator Ramon Fernandez who acted as the chairman and president of the company at that time. During the World War II, flights were stopped for about 3 years. It was in the year 1946 when flights resumed again. From the years 1960 – 1989, there were various changes that were done to the airlines. Aside from the fact that the flights it offers was expanded, the planes also started to become more modern to keep up with the changing times. In the year 1972, then President Marcos stated that there should only be one airline available so Philippine Airlines absorbed the other airlines available. During the 90’s, the company experienced troubles financially but it was resolved years later through the help of then President Joseph Estrada. From year 2000 until present time, Philippine Airlines has been profitable again and it constantly serves people more now than before.
Philippine Airlines' Values
There are various things that PAL (Philippine Airlines) value. Some of these things include service excellence. They believe that the service that they can give to people will always be appreciated so they like to make sure that everyone who boards their flight will leave their flight happy and contented. In the competitive market that the airline is in, it has managed to be the choice of most people who would like to take flights to go to different parts of the world. E-business has been started by PAL upon its realization that it would need to cater to more people and to cope up with the changing times. The old website was changed in order to make it easier for people to navigate through the sites.
What makes Philippine Airlines' unique?
This company has gone through a lot of things even though it has not been a century yet since it first started but the different events that it encountered made it stronger and better. It now manages to give the type of service that people need, the type of service that people are searching for. It also listens to what people need and want so that they can constantly improve. This makes them unique and likeable.