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Kota Kinabalu (BKI)
Cebu City Mactan Intl
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Philippine Airlines
Overall score based on 3,083 reviews
Airline reviews

Pros: "The plane was on time ,all good"
Cons: "A little more leg room... but all in all. Not to bad"

Pros: "Food was great, comfortable flight, no issues whatsoever. One of the best airlines I’ve flown with"

Cons: "The transfer in Manila was like nowhere else. After the security check we were sent outside where buses were driving to claim our checked-in luggage to take it for another check just to drop it one minute later. Anywhere in the world if you board a flight with a stop-over you see your luggage at the final destination, not the case if you fly trough Manila."

Cons: "food was so bad. bread/roll was served long after the food is served, due to zoning assignments. NO FREAKING INFLIGHT ENtERtainment the whole FReaking 14hrs of flight time. very poor, very bad for expensive airfare tickets"

Cons: "Improve Size of Visual Monitor"

Cons: "Would be better if flight arrived on time & we didn't have to wait for 30 minutes on the plane waiting for a terminal to be available"

Pros: "The crew was extra friendly. The seat was spacious. Good leg room."
Cons: "Main meal , too much rice for a westerner. Quality could improve a bit. Bread roll was below average."

Pros: "you ripped me off"
Cons: "you ripped me off"

Pros: "You ripped me off"
Cons: "you ripped me off"

Pros: "Best in flight entertainment for any airline I've used"
Cons: "More food options"

Cons: "Seat configuration in economy is exactly like a budget airline cebu pacific a330 both at 3-3-3..meal was just peanuts. It would actually be cheaper to use Cebu pacific and buy a proper meal"

Pros: "Yes, they were nice and approachable at all time. The seat was fine, I slept most of the time"

Pros: "Ahead of schedule departure and arrival"
Cons: "Poor/No IFE system, no wifi onboard and poor snack quality"

Pros: "Early departure and arrival by over 45mins ahead of schedule"
Cons: "Food and lack of IFE and WiFi"

Pros: "Very nice crew!!!"
Cons: "Everything is perfect for me."

Pros: "Crew are very helpful."
Cons: "Need reclining seats"

Pros: "Flight was on time. No stop over, because it is a direct flight."
Cons: "The choice on the menu is not available, the bread was not given to us, because they run out, no apple juice because it run out too. Drinking water served, it is warm.They should offer some ice cubes or ask the passengers if they want ice... Other airlines, serves different juices through out the flight. Crew not communicating at all. Doesn't say anything or serve you with a smile."

Pros: "Flight was on time."
Cons: "Crew must smile and speak to passengers...poor body language. Waiting for our luggage in the conveyor and give to the guys for them to put a tag for transfer flight to London. If it is connecting flight, passenger should get their luggage in their final airport of destination. Causing delay, because we still have to queve in the immigration. Don't see the point in that."

Cons: "Check in at NAIA very slow with little information available, could not check in online 3 flights were boarding, same gate same 1 hour time period, confusing when Bangkok flight was boarding, boarding was also stopped due to a flight arrival Child in seat behind kicking/shaking my seat - no help"

Cons: "Delayed for 2.5 hours."

Pros: "None"
Cons: "My first flight was delayed by 2 hours, so I didn’t make it to my connecting flight. The airline put me on the next available flight, but that one got delayed too. As a matter of fact, I’m still sitting on my connecting flight waiting to take off and I boarded an hour ago."

Cons: "Seats did not recline very much. Hard. Food was very plain and starchy."

Pros: "Leg room was small."

Pros: "Crew was great."
Cons: "We didn’t appreciate the delay."

Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "Security at manila airport is totally over the top. I am 100% for security but 5 checks!!!!"

Pros: "Crew male"
Cons: "Should be ontime"

Pros: "Truly friendly, service minded and happy cabin crew."
Cons: "A bit messy for the boarding but partly as unruly passengers"

Pros: "On time flight"
Cons: "Food"

Pros: "onboard service was good"
Cons: "17 hour delay"

Pros: "Yes PAL FA are always excellent and the Pilot Captain n Co Pilot really made us all safe."

Pros: "Fantastic onboard product in Business Class. Superb seating with all direct aisle access, excellent meals and friendly F/A's."
Cons: "I was a little concerned at the lax approach to securing the cabin for take off and landing the F/A's had. The Philippine Airlines lounge is an embarrassment for an airlines hub airport."

Pros: "great new plane."

Pros: "One of the smoothest landings I’ve ever extin my life! The food was excellent- all our children ate from 17 down to 2. We were provided blankets and pillows (which you sometimes can’t get on other airlines). Would fly with them again for sure - great budget airline"
Cons: "We had about a 35 minute wait once on the plane before we could take off. Not sure why it took so long (other than they said we were number 7 for takeoff). Also once we went through airport security and sat around we had to go through security again before getting to our waiting area (or hold area) but we had to throw out our water. Not sure why seeing as we purchased the water in the airport."

Pros: "Aircraft spacious seats comfortable Crew very friendly and welcoming good movie selection"
Cons: "Cues at T2 massive to go through immigration zig zag around terminal Seats don’t adjust well and little leg room when flat. Food uninspiring. Tv fixed lots of reflections. Toilets small."

Pros: "Asked for window seat, said only have one at back of the plane, I said that’s fine, ended up with three seats to myself so got some sleep on an overnight flight. Gotta be happy with that,"
Cons: "Cabin crew had a tendency of not seeing me so I had to get their attention for the hand outs, no biggie"

Cons: "The lounge is awful."

Pros: "The safety belt works"
Cons: "3hours late for a one hour flight. Hour and half boarding then after sitting on the plane foe a hour they announced the plane w Needs repair and were waiting on a mechanic to finish the repairs. Why would they put us on a broken plane? I guess our flight was a test for the repairs. We could of sat in the terminal for the time instead of the plane."

Pros: "Comfortable seats , clean modern aircraft ."
Cons: "The entertainment was poor. No relatively new films . All TV programs were American. The Wi-Fi was slow at best . The crew tried hard but the attention to detail was lacking"

Pros: "Crew is nice"
Cons: "Older plane and seating. Boarding not great in SG. Food marginal."

Pros: "Birding was great. Punctual flight."
Cons: "My entertainment screen broke. It took the crew 7 hours to replace it. A crew member said they would sort it, bit nothing for 6.5 hours There appeared be confusing within the crew members about what food I ordered."

Pros: "Crew were polite and helpful Aircraft ? Great Bad. Awesome awful. All of those. I really was to say nice things as it’s just basics that were bad"
Cons: "Business lounge ? Ummm totally unacceptable. It’s a PAYG uncomfortable Un stocked unstaffed waste. Food Was extremely basic. If economy fine but business!!! Very poor"

Pros: "Again lovely food and crew. Same good seats as the A350 from LHR."
Cons: "Boarded and ready on time but 1hr delay for ATC reasons . The A330's a bit short of toilets requiring a 'queueing system' at busy times. Probably not the actual airline's fault but the ground handlers at AKL took an hour to produce my bags meaning me missing a connecting internal flight."

Cons: "Seemed very crammed seat-wise. There was was no entertainment system system so one star is stretching it."

Pros: "Food was mostly very nice."
Cons: "The Manila transfer process was a waste of time. Why when only transferring through at the airport you must go to an insecure area to get a Manila stamp in your passport and then have to go back into the secure area via another security check."

Pros: "No direct contact details to change flight"
Cons: "Terrible customer service"

Pros: "Clean toilets."
Cons: "The flight was terrible. The boarding process was improperly conducted causing a lack of overhead space in the baggage storage overhead. The entertainment system was broken and the flight transfer process was terrible and confusing. I had the worst trip in over 300 life time trips. I felt like the price was way too high for the service I received! I need a partial refund at a minimun. This flight was terrible for my 3 children and I."

Pros: "The crew were pleasant."
Cons: "The flight was terrible. The boarding process was improperly conducted causing a lack of overhead space in the baggage storage overhead. The entertainment system was broken and the flight transfer process was terrible and confusing. I had the worst trip in over 300 life time trips. I felt like the price was way too high for the service I received! I need a partial refund at a minimun."

Cons: "delayed take-off and took 20 extra minutes before disembarking"

Pros: "Smooth fly. Sleep a little bit better not to shaky.some friendly passengers."
Cons: "Food is ok not much but ok."

Pros: "Smooth flight"

Pros: "Great"

Cons: "Very tiny seats, tough for a westerner."

Cons: "No entertainment, no place to plug in devices, extremely uncomfortable. The worst part was the Dixie cup of water served. Really?!? A bottle or larger cup would have broke the bank? Was so thirsty by the time we landed even though I had the attendants bring me water three times."

Pros: "Crew was polite"
Cons: "Food and entertainment"

Pros: "Got upgraded to first class, there wasn’t any TVs but it was only an hour long flight. Staff was also really nice"
Cons: "Magazines or tv."

Cons: "Bad ticketing system. Too narrow seat position. Crews are using too strong perfume. Bad altitude changing. Overally it was worst experience in my life."

Pros: "Good value for the money. Flight crew was young and exuberant, very willing to make the passengers journey as comfy as possible. Surprised an inflight meal and two checked bags were included in my fare. Other international carriers would have charged extra! Hope this Korean Air economy carrier sticks around. Hope to fly them again!"
Cons: "The plane was on the old side with worn seat cushions. Not the most comfy for long haul flights. No pillows, blankets or inflight entertainment. Do bring your own blanket or jacket and do not forget the snacks!"

Pros: "Food was good quality and good portion for the duration of the flight."
Cons: "Seat were smaller than Korean air everything else feels like any other budget airline"

Pros: "Wide leg room, nice customer service and most importantly being able to check in baggages up to 15kg for free!!!"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Bad service"

Cons: "We were delayed three hours"

Pros: "Service and crew"
Cons: "It was a older plane with very little legroom. I’m 5’7”"

Pros: "ちゃんと時間通りの運行がなされました"
Cons: "機内がもっと快適に過ごせるように努力してもらいたい"

Pros: "We were actually on Korean Air, not Jin Air due to our change in schedule. Korean Air staff in Hanoi were truly excellent. They even followed thru so that staff in Seoul assisted us with our connection. We were very impressed. Korean Air's flight attendants have always been professional and courteous. The level of service is superior to most airlines we've used."
Cons: "Absolutely nothing."

Pros: "None"
Cons: "Ancient plane! It still has ashtray!"

Cons: "Please indicate in bold print which airline you check in with if two or more are listed! Due to the ambiguity on our reservation we nearly missed our flight. Many other passengers on this flight had the same problem."

Cons: "The flight was suppose to be a direct flight but we end up stoping at Hongkong. We were on the plane for over 12 hours instead of 5 hours and 20 mins."

Cons: "I was just put on whatever seat was available."

Pros: "the trip with Jin air from Clark was good, the trip from Inchon was good"

Pros: "Great flight, good service"
Cons: "It was all fine."

Pros: "This was a codeshare with JinAir. The staff was friendly and helpful. The plane was small, but thankfully there were plenty of open seats so it felt spacious."

Pros: "It was okay!"
Cons: "The connecting flight was a little confusing, most of us don't know what's going on or where to get the boarding pass."

Pros: "It's what you expect from a budget airline. Was actually happy they had food."
Cons: "The food was not good at all. The seats were uncomfortable. There is no entertainment."

Pros: "Comfortable seats."

Pros: "Good for a short hop from Korea to Japan"

Pros: "I paid for Korean air tickets only to realize I got cheap flight on Jin air. I puposely paid more for a real airline. Not some tiny seat budget airline that can't even serve a proper meal. This is the last time I buy on kayak!"

Pros: "The crew were so accommodating"
Cons: "No entertainment and the food is few and no other choice for free drinks"

Cons: "Delay from Japan to Korea 7 hours."

Pros: "Thy got us there (an hour late)."
Cons: "Poor food. Soda is extra charge. Flight crew was in bluejeans. Boarding passes only available at the airport at the time of the flight. No legroom."

Cons: "Very tight on legroom."

Cons: "No TV"

Cons: "I could only check-in 2 hours before hand and that annoyed me because it's very stressful to check-in that close to departure and get through security and customs. I was especially upset that I booked my flight with Korean Air and didn't find out it was actually with Jin Air and I could could not check in with Korean Air."

Pros: "price"
Cons: "cramoed"

Cons: "It was quite late"

Pros: "It was awesome"

Pros: "IT was ok"

Pros: "The only positive about this flight was the cleanliness of the aircraft."
Cons: "Flight attendants are dismissive of their non korean passengers. Flight was late in departing from Angeles."

Pros: "Friendly staff. Good snack!"

Cons: "The flight was delayed due to weather almost missed my connecting flight to New York but the crew was helpful. Really appreciate the flight attendants help.lo"

Pros: "Got me there on time."
Cons: "Tight fit, no food o entertainment unless purchased on aord."

Pros: "Crew was social and friendly. Great job on a long flight."

Pros: "Friendly service from the crew"
Cons: "Seats were small with no leg room"

Pros: "when I tried to to make changes to my trip they asked me for three hundred and fifty Dollars so I called Korean air changes were made at NO EXTRA charge"

Cons: "Korean airlines ignored my wife's request for a wheel chair. She explained that she was a diabetic and was feeling dizzy. They did allow her access to a short cut through the terminals; however she had collapsed, broke her watch, cover to the cell phone, injured both legs and right arm. She kept yelling for help and no one arrived, she managed while in intense pain to get up make her flight. When she arrived in Bangkok she went immediately to the Emergency Room and received treatment. I am appalled at the indifference of the members of the boarding crew that didn't offer assistance to my wife."

Pros: "No entertainment on the flight at all, food was ok. Lucky that I got bump to prestige otherwise I will have comment on seat as well"

Cons: "Delayed for over 2 hours Staff not accomodating Staff dressed unprofessionally"

Pros: "I would not use Gin Air in the future. Will stay with Koran Air."
Cons: "Nothing was good about the flight. Sub standard . Transfer was not good either."

Cons: "Almost everything. Jin boarding system is suck. They can't give me the boarding pass for the transit flight and they don't know what should I do when I am going transit. This is even more frustrating when the flight is delayed and you have 1 hour of international flight transiting. Food is cool and tasteless. I won't fly with Jin air ever again. I would say that after all these years of at least 70000 miles of air traveling. This is the WORSE of my experience."

Cons: "No movies, one small snack, this was a 6 hour flight"

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