Philippines Issued Stamp on 75th Anniversary of Philippine Airlines

philippines-airlines-stampA commemorative postage stamp marking Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) 75th anniversary was presented by the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost)to PAL Chairman Dr. Lucio C. Tan and PAL President Jaime J. Bautista in a ceremony last November 8 at the Villamor Airbase Grandstand, Pasay City.The stamp features PAL’s flagship aircraft – the Boeing 777-300ER – soaring over a world map as well as the Philippine map.It reflects PAL’s role of flying Filipinos to the far corners of the globe and back home, as well as linking the islands of a nation.

The design by the Philippine Postal Corporation also shows the flag carrier’s current mandate – to be a showcase of the best of the Philippines to the world. Many associate Philippine Airlines to the Philippines while the Philippines is best represented by Philippine Airlines.

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