Flag carrier Philippine Airlines will resume regular passenger flights on 16 May 2020 but which will be a prospect contingent on factors like status of community quarantine in certain areas, government imposed travel restrictions, passenger demand and health situation in other countries.
PAL, at the same time, has announced additional sets of precautionary measures to ensure the safety of airline passengers and employees.
PAL is now imposing a strict mandatory face mask policy where all passengers will have to wear face masks at all times at the airport premises, aircraft and ticketing offices. The airline also reminds passengers of the thermal temperature checks and the required social distancing between each person.
It will also require all passengers to arrive at the airport at least three hours before departure for domestic flights and four hours prior to international travel.
2 kilos maximum
For carry-on luggage, a maximum weight of only 2 kilograms is allowed inside the cabin of the aircraft.
However, each passenger will get an extra 5kg of free baggage allowance. Passengers may also carry up to 10 100ml bottles of sanitizers with 70 percent alcohol.