Globe Telecom and Philippine Airlines (PAL) have joined forces to provide more benefits to OFWs by offering convenient services unprecedented in both industries.

The International Business Group (IBG) of Globe started giving free Globe Traveler SIM cards to all passengers arriving in Manila from other countries. With the free SIM card, OFWs and tourists alike will easily be able to get in touch with their loved ones and connect with friends.

Unlimited calls

All SIM cards come with unlimited calls to Globe and TM subscribers, 20 free text messages to other networks and 15Mb mobile data valid for one day.

“Globe and Philippine Airlines collaborated to be of service to more Filipinos in and out of the country. Our common advocacy is delighting the international visitors and returning Filipinos by giving them a wonderful experience every time they arrive in the Philippines. As an increasing number of Filipinos fly back in the country to support their families, it is becoming more important for them to find ways to connect to their loved ones as soon as they land,” said Nikko Acosta, Senior Vice President of IBG.

PAL Globe partnership
LAUNCHING. Globe SVP for International Business Nikko Acosta, PAL VP for Marketing Ria C. Domingo, Globe Chief Technology and Information Officer Gil Genio, PAL President and COO Jaime J. Bautista, Globe Chief Financial Officer Rizza Maniego-Eala, PAL VP for Ancillary Business Unit Kevin Hartigan-Go.

Both companies formally unveiled their partnership during PAL’s 76th anniversary in the aviation business with the recent Philippine Airlines 76th Anniversary Expo with Globe at the Bonifacio High Street Amphitheater.

Beginning of long-term partnership

The celebration featured booths from both Globe and PAL that promoted a variety of activities. Globe customers got to learn more about the new Easy Roam 149, where postpaid customers can enjoy unlimited data roaming for five days for only P149.

“The Philippine Airlines 76th Anniversary Expo with Globe is just the beginning of our long-term partnership,” reveals Kevin Hartigan-Go, VP for Ancillary Business Unit of PAL. “Soon, we will be launching more benefits and promos to PAL and Globe customers both here and abroad.”

The recent event is just the first of many collaborations planned by the two companies, both leaders in their respective industries. The partnership between Globe and PAL is a true testament to their commitment to provide tourists, balikbayans and OFWs an enhanced experience that eventually changes the game in both the telecommunications and airline industries. (Press release) works with the top brands in the country to reach out to the Cebu market. For inquiries, please send an email to [email protected].

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