The jet has now been deployed on the carrier’s Manila–Brisbane route, making it the first narrow-body flight to Australia with fully flat seats in business class.
As part of an ambitious fleet renewal program, Philippine Airlines recently introduced a brand-new Airbus A321neo with business-class seats that convert to fully flat two-meter beds.
20 more A321neos will eventually serve other routes throughout the Asia-Pacific region, and Philippine Airlines will also roll out the A350-900 on its long-haul services to New York in the middle of the year, followed by London.
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This article originally appeared in the August/September 2018 print issue of DestinAsian magazine (“Airline News”).