Asia's first airline – is the national flag carrier of the Republic of the Philippines with a 75-year history marked by numerous pioneering firsts in civil aviation annals. PAL's trend-setting service on ground and inflight continues to set the standards in customer service. PAL keeps in step with technological advancements by acquiring the latest aircraft types with cabins equipped with luxurious amenities. PAL also showcases the best of the Philippines through heartwarming service that comes from the Heart of the Filipino. Today, PAL flies to 43 international and 30 domestic destinations using 81 aircraft. PAL's international route network extends as far in the east to New York and in the west to London. PAL is the first Philippine-based carrier certified safe by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).