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Low season

OctoberBest time to beat the crowds (16% less expensive on average)

High season

DecemberMost popular time to fly (45% more expensive on average)

Average price (return flight)

$610(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal (return flight)

$498or less

Good deal one-way

$240or less

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  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $240 or less one-way and $498 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from Melbourne to Manila was found, on average, 87 days before departure.
  • Book at least 4 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is October.
  • Morning departure is around 11% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
  • Frequent flyers and business travellers using Melbourne International Airport can benefit from downloading the Melbourne Airport app onto their mobile devices. With the app, you can have maps, up-to-the-minute flight information and a complete guide to the airport’s services and facilities, as well as any current special offers, right at your fingertips.
  • If you’re flying with Qantas, Cathay Pacific or Singapore Airlines on your flight from Melbourne to Manila, you might want to know that each of the airlines has a lounge on the first floor of Terminal 2 at Melbourne Airport. Otherwise, you can purchase a pass for the Plaza Premium Lounge located on the second floor of the International Terminal.
  • Passengers taking early morning flights may prefer accommodation close to Melbourne Airport, in which case there a few options from which to choose. Mantra Tullamarine offers a complimentary shuttle service, while the Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport is a short walk from the International Terminal and the PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport is connected to the terminals via a sky bridge walkway.
  • Looking to purchase a few Australian gifts and souvenirs for friends or loved ones in Manila? If so, The Melbourne Store and Out of Australia (after security in Terminal 2) offer indigenous arts and crafts, children’s gifts and much more, while Australian Way and Melbourne and Beyond (after security in Terminal 1) stock clothing, toys and other gift items.
  • Passengers requiring connecting flights after their flight from Melbourne to Manila should be aware that there are complimentary airport shuttle buses operated by MIAA that will transfer you between Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 4 at Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl Airport every 50 minutes – you may need to factor this into your travel plans.
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Top 4 airlines serving Melbourne to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.6
Singapore Airlines
Overall score based on 3,883 reviews
8.8
Boarding
8.5
Comfort
8.9
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.3
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Super friendly crew. Enough food and drink."

Cons: "crew isnt very careful in serving the food but its not really that bad. but im just comparing it from my previous flights so i think that group of FA's can do better. And the food was served a bit a late so they dont have time to serve hot beverage anymore."

Pros: "Everything. New plane amazing food on a two hour flight Great new entertainment system on the seat back."
Cons: "A little more leg room."

Cons: "Flight way too cold"

Cons: "Great Airline. Great staff and service. Good food and drink."

Pros: "Boarding went smoothly, crew extremely curtious and helpful."
Cons: "Plane was an older model and I did not have strength to recline seat. Quality of seat back screens poor and hand sets difficult to navigate for a technophobe like Ma."

Cons: "Seat space could be wider for working"

Pros: "Crew"
Cons: "Short and sweet. Flight left on time and landed about 15 mins early. Crew was wonderful"

Pros: "As a frequent flyer, I have found out that the few dollars i spend more on SQ is well worth it"

Pros: "Flight time"

Pros: "check in went smoothly. helper was friendly and helpful."

Pros: "Staff were very attentive and checked in on us regularly to make sure we had everything we needed. Food was great and ammenities kept spotless."

Cons: "Older plane not so comfortable for a long flight. Movies, not much choice and far away from seat."

Pros: "more room in the seats - excellent hostesses who are so friendly and helpful - lovely food."

Pros: "Friendly staff."
Cons: "The food for Premium Economy was very poor. The choices were substandard and the food at some meals was inedible. Very disappointing for the price of the tickets. The cabins and equipment seemed old and jaded."

Pros: "Friendly efficient staff. plane 777 business class seat comfortable, and flat bed, once you figured out how to operate it was also comfortable. Food was good but not excellent compared to previous flights."
Cons: "Singapore Airlines business class lounge in Melbourne was less than impressive and the food was atrocious. Lounge in Singapore was large but still overcrowded. Amenities much better and the food was plentiful and interesting."

Pros: "Great service."
Cons: "Disinfectant smell."

Pros: "Spacious economy class seating and great service"

Pros: "Flight crew, food, boarding and entertainment great."
Cons: "Just didn't like the 7 hour delay for the flight. Nobody's fault."

Pros: "The trip was uneventful, with the usual excellent service."
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Very good service"
Cons: "Very poor entertainment. Upgrade options at the transfer desk not very clear and the staff present there not courteous"

Cons: "Food , both quality and quantity was poor. Entertainment - world movies did not have many choices for such a long flight"

Pros: "Crew"
Cons: "Old plane. Worst food I’ve ever had on a Singapore airlines flight. They need to give up on the seafood spaghetti. It was quite awful. Old plane so entertainment system not up to what is expected these days"

Pros: "Staff worked very hard and were very helpful."
Cons: "The staff were run off their feet trying to help the families with babies and toddlers. The flight was not pleasant because of the crying and screaming children around us."

Pros: "great crew service. my first time flying with singapore airlines and they delivered"

Pros: "New plane"
Cons: "Nothing in particular"

Pros: "To be honest I had a pretty bad flight because my allergies exploded during the entire flight - constant sneezing, runny nose, you name it. However, the attentiveness of the crew really made up for it. The cabin was decorated with tiny wreathes (so cute!), and the pillow/blanket was very comfortable/warm for an Economy seat. Although I did not use it as much, the entertainment seemed top-notch. And the crew-- they noticed that I was not feeling well, and offered me peppermint tea and snacks that did sooth things a bit (you can request for snack/beverage refills anytime!). I loved that they gave out black socks to the passengers too (I prefer taking my shoes off during the flight, so the socks added warmth & prevented my own socks from getting dirty). All in all, it was one of the best-serviced long flights I had, not to mention probably the most affordable price I paid for my annual trip to Korea (from LA)."

Cons: "one of the oldest planes i ever used"

Pros: "Crews are truly nice and patient"
Cons: "Crews are very nice, food are not really good"

Pros: "Great service"

Pros: "New movies! Yes!"
Cons: "I asked for one of the crew to help me bring up my carry-on luggage, as i'm just recovering from a flu at that time. Instead the FA looked at my bag and asked me in an irritated tone if my bag was really that heavy? I said I was recovering and I just need an extra push once I lift it up into the cabin. In the end she did help but i did not appreciate her attitude and felt disappointed my whole flight."

Pros: "Red wine was good"
Cons: "The seats in economy are now Way TOO SMALL! You better start calling Economy - "Stearage"! Food was not as good as on past flights with SA. Movie selection not as good as past SA flights. Earphones supplied are horrible!!!"

Cons: "They reschudle my flight beaucase I have anxiety. It's my birthday today. I'm suppose to be in China celebrating me and my grandma's birthday right now. Apparently anxiety is something that Singapore airline are very concerned about me, that needs a doctor note to prove that I'm okey to fly. poor coummcation skill and power play"

Pros: "Food, movies, support, were all wonderful."

Pros: "clean aircraft and friendly cabin crew"
Cons: "uncomfortable seats, average meals, poor infotainment selection"

Pros: "Second bag was four foot bronze statue, no problem or extra cost"

Pros: "Attendants are always nice, flight is always smooth."
Cons: "Nothing!"

Pros: "Best coach experience I have had. Good airplane food. Gracious service. Tail wind made us early which was a good thing because LAX is such a mess and it would have been difficult to make our connection with the long bus ride and 2.5 mile walk to the Alaska terminal."

Pros: "Everything in this flight is very good. Next traveling time I will consider this airline first!!"

Pros: "The sevice was on point. Flight attendants were beautiful and worked harder than any other airline I have been on. The uniforms were on point too. The television had every new movie you could watch. Food, for an airline, was great. All drink service was included. Best airline I have ever flown!"
Cons: "Wifi cost 12 bucks and hour."

Pros: "For as long 14 hour journey they sure make it comfortable."

Pros: "The overall experience was good. Crews are friendly and approachable. Food taste good."
Cons: "Beware of babies on board."

Pros: "In-flight Entertainment. Orderly & on-time boarding."
Cons: "Food selection was limited given we were traveling Economy class."

Pros: "Customer service , crew was nice"
Cons: "Food was terrible out of MEL.. Didn't have any choice at all.. Tasteless , should improve"

Pros: "It was convenient"
Cons: "The seats were so hard I had to sit on a blanket and have a cushion behind. The entertainment was poor and the system was old."

Pros: "Service and Operation"
Cons: "The plane ... its old, in need of a new interior as things are falling off and dirty ... Flew business class and although the service makes up for the old aircraft, i think SQ can do so much better !!!"

Pros: "Awesome crew and food"
Cons: "Seats were not comfortable.."

Pros: "Veruy efficient"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "every thing was ex best flight I have ever went on. I would rec your services to anyone."

Pros: "A great flight with friendly staff, comfy seats, good food, and great inflight entertainment."
Cons: "The international transfer process at Manila airport was the worst I’ve ever seen. They had about 20 people standing at a desk for about 90 minutes with no explanation as to what was going on. In that time, nobody was released to go to their gate, but they wouldn’t explain what was happening. There were about 10 airport staff standing there, mostly doing nothing. The process was inefficient, to say the least. There was no place to sit, no toilets, no order to any of it. In most international airports, after you deplane, you just walk to your next gate. There seemed to be no logical reason for that awful experience. It would have been much faster to go through customs and then go through security, walking directly to the gate."

Pros: "I like the food, the service, and the smooth flight (as always with Cathay). My Go-To Airline! Very practical too, without compromising quality."
Cons: "Coach Seats... Seems to be getting smaller over time."

Pros: "CX crews are professional as they are very customer oriented"
Cons: "The ground services in Melbourne airport was really bad! Chaotic arrangements for boarding and especially unpleasant staffs!"

Pros: "Entertainment, restroom facilities and toilettries"
Cons: "Training for flight attendants"

Cons: "flight delayed as usual"

Cons: "flight delayed as usual"

Cons: "short haul business class seat very uncomfortablev- flight delayed as usul"

Cons: "2 hours delay as usual with cathay pacific - flight attendand constantly disturb you on the pr system - very limited choice of movies, mostly old and finally poor food as always with cx - the seat on the other hand is very comfortable and thankfully i forgot i flew with cx"

Cons: "The check in counter service is terrible. Very unprofessional with terrible attitude. Can not pronounce the gate number clearly. After I clear up with him, he started gossiping with his colleague as it was my fault for not comprehending his English. How did Cathay Pacific become this way?"

Pros: "Comfortable seats and entertainment"
Cons: "Food even for short flights"

Pros: "Easy check in and bag drop, staff available when help was needed. Felt comfortable enough to check myself in as every part of precessions was made clear"

Pros: "not too bad"
Cons: "not too bad"

Pros: "seats that i selected was change when we enter the boarding gate without informing us"

Pros: "Crew on leg from Melbourne to Hong Kong terrible - Hong Kong to Boston good"
Cons: "Put a Priority tag on our luggage; Have the Pasta meal for someone sitting in the second row of Premium Economy and then let me eat the economy meal that you substituted instead of interrupting me four times to give me the Premium Economy meal that you said you didn't have. Use a plane other than th"

Pros: "Our flight was delayed 45 in Chicago due to ice on the wings. Then about 10 mins of holding to land. With a 90 min lay over, unboarding and reboarding was rushed......but Cathay and security did their best I feel, It was only a 90 min flight and I didn't eat or watch a movie."
Cons: "Again, being 6-4, I struggle with comfort and after having no time to rest while switching planes, I was exhausted when I arrived in Manila."

Cons: "Flight was suspended I was not notified before I went to the airport"

Cons: "Delay flight and slow boarding and leaving plane."

Pros: "overall condition of plane"
Cons: "snack was too little"

Cons: "The flight was cancelled new departure time is 7:20am"

Pros: "Little more leg room!"

Cons: "Continues to be incinsistent and spotty service."

Cons: "Flight was late. I understand that there could be unexpected problems. But please do not say that due to 'operational reasons'. Sounds like BS. Tell us he actual reason. Arrived late, engine problems, passenger missing, etc."

Cons: "None"

Pros: "Absolutely nothing"
Cons: "That they continuously made mistakes and wasted my time and money. Let alone no sleep and carrying everything to 3 different terminals not completing my trip on any of them. Now I’m spending Valentine’s Day alone in a hotel in Hong Kong instead of meeting my gfs family and sleeping with her the first time in Manila."

Pros: "We arrived late again."

Pros: "Short flight time"
Cons: "Flight stewardess keeps saying "we don't have this, we don't have that, we run out of it""

Pros: "Great crew, great service"
Cons: "Could use a greater reclining angle in economy."

Pros: "The airplane was nice and clean"
Cons: "The flight was delayed. Boarding was slow. We had to wait for connecting passsangers. Delay ruined the experience. We didn’t leave in a timely manner. Flight crew was nice. There was a male crew member from LAX to Hong Kong, I could heard talking to the other crew members and he was using profanity. Nothing aggressive but not professional in my opinion. He used profanity in telling his story."

Pros: "Good food, service, and inflight entertainment."
Cons: "Not boarding by zone, made it disorganized and hectic."

Pros: "Timely and professional."
Cons: "I would like a different food selection...."

Pros: "Improve quality of the food."

Pros: "The airline crew. Very attentive and immaculate"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "that is great flight. I'm very with fight"
Cons: "tiket issuing time some has mistake than we want to change very big problem, that take a hour and hour."

Pros: "Seat unconfortable no legroom ."

Pros: "comfort and service is always great on cathay pacific"
Cons: "bathroom were dirty"

Pros: "More leg room, incline on seats, blanket, pillow."
Cons: "All the adverts on Premium Economy with Cathay Pacific are inaccurate. It is NOT your secluded compartment. The curtain to economy is ALWAYS kept open...NO privacy. Food is EXACTLY SAME as economy. In LAX had to REMIND them that Premium Economy has priority boarding. There is no champagne on arrival at your seat...you have to ASK for it. Crew is always HURRIED. When you ask for a beverage or a snack, hostess and stewards have ATTITUDE. it's like they are doing a big FAVOR. Really??? we spent lots of EXTRA MONEY to be in this class. Restroom was difficult to access. Overall MAJOR DISAPPOINTMENT"

Pros: "The fight took off and landed in good time."
Cons: "I expected dinner but got a pie with water. My IFE system acted up a little. Programmes were not great."

Pros: "Staff were friendly and helpful"
Cons: "The food was atrocious and this was business class. The toilet lights were so dimmed all the time you couldn't see what was going on. Last year we flew business class Cathay pacific from Hong Kong to Melbourne and loved it. This year we decided to fly from Melbourne to Dusseldorf and then from Frankfurt to Melbourne with this airline. Won't be doing that again. Why pay business class fares to be disapointed"

Pros: "Travelling with a 1 yr old, the extra leg room and space in the bassinet seats was appreciated. Service and help from staff was outstanding. Recommend for travelling with young children. Minimises the pain!"
Cons: "We were late leaving HK but that is all. Minor in overall scheme of the journey."

Pros: "Quick boarding and very polite crew"
Cons: "The only issue was 30 minutes waiting in HK to take off and 30 mins circling Manila waiting to land....... both of which were neither an issue with CP."

Pros: "Thank you for your services."

Cons: "same as above"

Cons: "We were all supoosed to sit together (there were 3 of us) but my sister got separated at the last minute and put on a center seat elsewhere with no explanation."

Pros: "Like a little private apartment, glorious."
Cons: "No wifi, limited mivies"

Pros: "Overall excellent"
Cons: "Short gap between flight and long walk going to the next flight gate. Passing the security alone take time plus u have to walk then ride a train after that long walk again going to the gate."

Pros: "great service"
Cons: "Seats too cram feels like sardines in a can"

Cons: "Cobrar 45 euros por kilo extra no es normal"

Pros: "Great crew, quick boarding"

Pros: "The seat in the economy is very comfortable. The cabin is very clean."

Pros: "The A350 aircraft"
Cons: "Flight was not long enough...."

Pros: "No!"

Cons: "The websites should be improved that allow users to login."

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

Cons: "It’s a complete torture to be in transit at Manila airport.a large number of Passengers are kept hostage in a small room with a capacity of about 40 persons. Passport and boarding passes are taken away by the airline ground staff. Good airline but worst staff at airport. A lot to be said. TORTURE"

Pros: "seat not very comfortable"
Cons: "too crowded"

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "Good staff and inflight crew service/attitude."
Cons: "Poor IFE and snacks"

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: "Never on time. Almst missed connection. Planned on 4 hours. Downn to the wire. Nevermore."

Cons: "The business seat was very uncomfortable"

Cons: "The amount of time waiting for our luggage to come out. There was a good 15 mins of nothing"

Pros: "Almost 4 hours. Reason 'traffic." Lame"

Pros: "3 meals, drinks, pillow, blanket, toothbrush, toothpaste and sleep mask were included. Staff was friendly and kind. Would definitely fly with them again."

Pros: "Why there’s an extra charge if you seat in row 53 below. They put me to row 71."

Pros: "Great experuance. Caring staff"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The offer of assistance before I even asked for it; genuine concern"

Pros: "The service on the flight was superb."

Cons: "I late only 2 min but can not fight with them"

Pros: "3 meals. Super kind beautiful attendedTs"
Cons: "Nailed in the els How by serving cart while dead asleep!"

Cons: "Better signage at the airport for those that already checked in online. I waited in the long line since the signs were obscure."

Pros: "It was good value, and landed a little early."
Cons: "No power plug or USB charging port."

Cons: "No myPal"

Pros: "Great staff, pleasant cabin temperature and seats, lovely staff, and super quick boarding/unboarding."

Cons: "Check in at Kuala was a chaos. The agents were at a lost not knowing how to handle the family in front of me. It took them more than 30 minutes to handle just one family. I think there must be something wrong with the booking system. It took me 45 minutes to complete my check in."

Pros: "Comfortable seat."
Cons: "Dessert"

Pros: "The service is good. Typical Philippine airlines, friendly service."
Cons: "I don't like the iPad entertainment. I prefer seat mounted screens. The chairs are too cramped as well. Boarding was a bit slow and the waiting area was so cramped."

Cons: "Why do we have to buy water? It's just water!"

Cons: "It was fine."

Pros: "Very good cobfort and assistance"
Cons: "Entertainement system was bad, few options, no wifi as indicated before"

Pros: "Peppy happy music although it should be played a little softer. Good lunch - right portioning. Coffee could be better though."

Cons: "The fact that u would not let me board without a leaving ticket. I have a wife and daughter there, and also PI ID. I missed my daughter's birthday. I will never forgive that"

Pros: "Ice cream"
Cons: "No monitor"

Pros: "Wide seats."

Cons: "Manila airport and airline staff are terrible"

Pros: "Vegetarian meal - way better than delta"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything, so I bought a ticket back with Cathay Pacific."

Pros: "i would like to suggest that if there be any chance that vegetarian meals for vegetarians can also be served during international flights. Thank you so much! So far so goog! Keep up!"

Cons: "The staff were unprofessional. They seldom smile and it's as if they are still in apprenticeship. Also, I hate it when they don't serve meals when the seatbelt sign is on. I understand in the case of hot beverages"

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Cons: "I don't like the the schedule of the flights to Butuan."

Cons: "Budget air because knee space is very tight."

Pros: "1"
Cons: "0"

Pros: "Everything went as expected. Good job!"
Cons: "Not applicable."

Cons: "1 hr 45 min for check-in!"

Cons: "Loud and weight restrictions were not goodl"

Pros: ".."

Pros: "The attitude of the staff was great"

Pros: "Wheelchair assistance is excellent."

Pros: "Not anything"
Cons: "Their needs to be more information about luggage weight I had to pay a lot because I was overweight"

Pros: "everyting was comfortable. the stewards were very friendly."
Cons: "we had no real complaints we would fly again using philippine airlines"

Cons: "Boarding was disorganized"

Pros: "Yes"
Cons: "Vegetarian Food need to be Improved...."

Cons: "the food could have been nicer"

Pros: "Airport, sea side"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Did not departure on time"

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Everything. Bad business class food. Old movies. No inflight service."

Pros: "The people at the check-in desk."
Cons: "A light snack and drinks would have been good. Even just water."

Cons: "lost my luggage"

Pros: "Comfortable seats"

Pros: "The crew are friendly and reliable."
Cons: "The food instead of salted peanut, it will be better if bread instead coz some of us got not enough time for meals."

Pros: "Crew is ok, accommodating, entertainment system ok, food ok."
Cons: "level up on the service, I think MH needs to take a second look at the whole company in terms of culture and level of service."

Pros: "Economy seats arent different from other airlines. Flight was good in general"
Cons: "Transfer desk was hard to find for first timers. Send "ask me" staffs to greet on arrival for connecting passengers or info board will help."

Pros: "This flight nothign"
Cons: "Major delay, should have offered passengers water or beverages. Food was very poor, no assistance for transfer on late flight."

Cons: "aircraft a bit old and my remote control was broken, lunckily my next seat was not occupied, so I can move to next seat and the seat a bit old and decline angle so limit. if compare with business class seat of other airlines, it's a bit not up to standard."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Changed gates 3 times . No one knew what was going on. Late flight. Request for wheel chair not fulfilled. Very tight transfer. Very far to another gate when transiting from kL to Yangon. Ridiculously far. My first n last time with Malaysia airlines."

Pros: "The ground supervisor offered me access to gold lounge. It was a nice effort since his boss said no to upgrade."
Cons: "Flight rescheduled without accommodation offered. When asked for upgrade for flight as compensation for 18 hours lost time supervisor said no No vegetarian food options. Said they will compensate me for my expenses once I file a claim which takes months of pestering airline for."

Pros: "Lovely people an caring all the way through."

Pros: "Everything. Just a simple, very short haul flight: nothing too complicated."
Cons: "There was nothing to fault."

Cons: "He is cheating telling normal taxi cant for two adualt and three chalidren to buy taket for double price for min bus or van , that person in charge is laieing and not respecting i hope to take acsing because they are the face of malysia visitor and i think no boday will except cheating even for one ringet . If need any details for the person can contact me."

Pros: "We paid for extra luggage for check in but we were allowed to carry them on board due to the short stopover duration of the connecting flight. Thanks for the much needed flexibility!"

Pros: "Very quick transfer of my luggages in KL"

Pros: "Food was good and staff was always with a smile in their face"
Cons: "Super crowded and not much room in between rows, I aspected a bit larger and more comfortable plane for an international flight"

Pros: "There were choices of foods. I really liked the fact that they considered Korean natives as they gave kimchi together with their dishes. Attendants were polite and kind. 30kg allowance is a great merit too."
Cons: "Frequent delays in flights and changes in timings. There were many passengers and it's quite hard to carry my carrier through the alley. The foods may be in variety but did not taste very nice."

Pros: "Service is great..."
Cons: "Not sure why all Sabah/Sarawak gates are at the farthest..."

Pros: "Service and integtity"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "They provided us with a hotel to stay in until everything was arranged."
Cons: "No communications with KL that our flight was cancelled and marked me as a no show on my next flight. Which cancelled my next flights. I'm not too impressed."

Pros: "On time. Good food Good flight attendant service"

Cons: "The flight was delayed for more than an hour. We had problem getting the attention of the crew as all of them were just hanging around the galley."

Pros: "Peanuts"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Excellent,"

Cons: "Initial flight was one hour late....almost missed my connecting flight, bags didn't make it to my destination. Not much help or info given about the late flight and how to connect to the next flight. First plane was old and beat-up."

Pros: "On time flight"

Pros: "Food and hospitality"

Pros: "Everything flowed smoothly."
Cons: "It would have been nice to have inflight entertainment within our seatbacks."

Cons: "Their app is useless. Not user friendly and always down ! Their staff can't even give proper directions on what need to be done in terms of getting upgrades ! Such a shame how it this airlines is getting from bad to worst. They use to be great and my number one choice , but now they are just a disappointment. I am only supporting MAS because they are my national carrier"

Pros: "Nothing at all!"
Cons: "Worst handling of delays and cancellations I have ever experienced. Worst management ever! More than 17 hours delay before I finally got on another plane. No hotel, no food, no nothing."

Pros: "Despite recent tragedies that led to loss of life and aircraft, the flag carrier of Malaysia seems to be well on the road back to good health and prosperity. This is a win-win situation all 'round. From being re-booked to an earlier flight by their impressive ground staff to excellent in-flight service and airmanship during the ride, the experience was truly one of the nicest airline experiences in recent memory. With improvements at MNL coupled with this fine experience, I now have another option to choose from when traveling by air both within SEA and beyond. Kudos to all."
Cons: "Though not MH's fault, having to queue for nearly 2 hours at KLIA to clear immigration formalities was an extremely rude welcome back here, considering that it took me less than 30 minutes in June to clear formalities at the "Budget Terminal.""

Cons: "I fell asleep during the meal serving. Instead of waking me up or putting my meal on my tray, it wasn't served at all."

Pros: "Malaysia airlines has some of the most beautiful women working for them. Most curteous, kind, and very personable. Beautiful. Beautiful. Beautiful"
Cons: "The long layovers with no hotel voucher from Malaysia air. That would be a big help especially for me since I travel alone. And not to familiar with hotel locations, taxis. I am concerned about my safety in another country..."

Pros: "The flight was fairly typical. However, it left on time and arrived on time. This was a positive."
Cons: "As usual, the flight was completely full. Everyone carries on as many bags as allowed and there is no bin space for all the luggage. I bring only my briefcase and had to search for space."

Pros: "same"
Cons: "same"

Cons: "Flight networkintl booked our tickets very late later mistake in name , faces lot of difficulties in boarding every time..."

Pros: "Delicious food"
Cons: "No entertainment"

Pros: "Clean and entertainment good!"
Cons: "Food is mediocre, even for airplane food."

Pros: "Flight was full ...so felt cramped. Towards back of plane so only 1 toilet. The Veg pie was slightly warm and unappetising , took 1 bite and left rest. Steward saw this and gave me extra peanuts instead. The brekkie was awfulll, the supposed scrambled eggs was congealed into the shape of the holder and again lukewarm the grilled tomatoe looked washed out....unappetiising...so ate the squahed croissant , yoghurt and fruit. What happened to international food standards . Crew was nice...though if wanted water later on had to get yourself.They didn't come around much offering water before Brekkie. No game option eg Sudoku on Entertainment site. My bag come off carousel more scratched than with other Airlines, so poor handling. Disembarked by stairs at Sydney Airport near Cargo plane area and had bus to Airport. Never had that before on an International flight , so took much longer to get into terminal....last thing you want after a long flight."

Cons: "The first meal that was given was poor. a single roll for the fist of two meals offered on an 8 hour flight, is the poorest meal i have had on a flight of this duration."

Pros: "Seat leg room seemed better than US carriers. Food was not exciting."
Cons: "Cabin crew very n8ce."

Cons: "Lost baggage on direct flight"

Pros: "The flight was on time"
Cons: "The boarding process was a waste of time"

Cons: "I realize not always the fault of the airline themselves but the over 3 hour delay caused me to completely change my plans in KL."

Pros: "The plane seemed relatively new and the entertainment system had good choices. The seats were comfortable and business class was fairly empty"
Cons: "The boarding process was chaotic at best. The gate had long lines to go through security for 2 flights departing from that area which caused big delays. The plane managed to be loaded relatively on time but removing baggage from a customer who chose not to fly took almost an hour as compared to the 10 minute estimate. By the time we taxied, I was certain that I was in danger of missing my Hong Kong connection and asked the flight attendant to have the pilot radio American to inform them, I got the impression that my request was a low priority for the disinterested crew and, as feared, I missed my connection which forced a daylong wait in Hong Kong. The plane was a 737-800. Malaysia, unlike it's peers, flies mostly narrow bodies inter Asia as they disposed of all their 777's after the second 777 was shot down. I lived in Malaysia and Singapore for eight years in the late '80's and early '90's, at which time I thought that Malaysian was the best airline in the sky. Sadly, their present service is US airline quality at best without the general ability of US carriers to keep to schedule which makes them one of the worst in Asia."

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