|Heading for Europe again|
Philippine Air carriers has been listed on the European Union (EU) air safety list since they did an poor audit by the International Civil Aviation Authority back in 2010. By August 2013, Philippine Airlines (PAL for short) has been removed from the list as they has shown "capacity to implement International safety standard again" the above mentioned authority said. In October 2013 Philippine Airlines regained regular flights to certain destinations in Europe. They started flights first to London (UK), but will gradually extend their flights to major airports in EU, including Paris, Amsterdam, Rome, Madrid and Frankfurt the PAL president Ramon Ang stated at a press conference in Manila on July 10, 2013.