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The Philippines' borders are open only to returning Filipino nationals and their spouses and children, nationals of India with a Temporary Resident Visa, nationals of China with a Permanent Resident Visa who is spouse of a national of the Philippine, foreign nationals with certain category of visa.
Through January 15, travelers arriving from the following countries will not be allowed to enter the Philippines: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, US and the UK. Non-Philippine citizens transiting through any of the countries covered by the ban while en route to the Philippines should be allowed to enter the Philippines, provided that they can demonstrate that they did not depart the transit airport in the listed country, and that they were not granted entry by the immigration authorities of the listed country.
Starting December 7, the following may be allowed entry privileges to the Philippines under the Republic Act No. 6768: Filipino citizens’ foreign spouses and children, regardless of age, who are traveling with the Filipino citizen and former Filipino citizens, including their spouses and children, regardless of age, who are traveling with the Filipino citizen.
Foreign nationals wishing to enter the Philippines must hold a visa under the following categories, otherwise they risk being turned away at the port of entry:
-a non-immigrant visa issued under Section 13 of the Immigration act (Section 13 series visa: / a,b,c,d,e,g) -those who acquired resident status under Republic Act 7919 or Alien Social Integration Act (RA 7919 visa); -those who availed of Executive Order 324 or Alien Legalization Program (EO 324 visa) -native-born foreign nationals (Native-born visa).
Starting December 7, Filipino citizens’ foreign spouses and children, regardless of age, who are traveling with the Filipino citizen and former Filipino citizens, including their spouses and children, regardless of age, who are traveling with the Filipino citizen are allowed visa-free entry under Executive Order No. 408, s. 1960. They must have a pre-booked quarantine facility and COVID-19 testing at a laboratory operating at the airport.
All arriving travelers and airline crew must present a completed Case Investigation Form upon arrival. They will be tested for coronavirus (COVID-19) and placed in quarantine at their own expense, while awaiting the results of the test.
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There are currently 183,527 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in PH and 15,594 deaths as of Apr 16 2021
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Attentive and friendly crew, leg room"
Cons: "Need to serve better food in economy. There is a little more legroom in economy compared to other airlines, however, the seats are tight. They are not wide enough. Need better movie selection."
Cons: "Power outage delayed the deboarding De boarding always done not at the terminal but to a bus"
Pros: "My FA from IAH to DOH was outstanding. She made sure I was comfortable the whole flight"
Pros: "From Doha to lax my assigned seat was 20K and some Isidore changed it before I arrived to Doha. Then I called in to get another window seat and likely got 29K. When entering the aircraft another moron changed to to 38E. I’m so definitely getting my refund for this customer service/ flight !"
Cons: "Take a while guess"
Pros: "The flight attendants were outstanding. Anticipated requests, were readily available and attentive without hovering over you. QSuite was superb. Food was excellent."
Cons: "Nothing. Everything was fantastic."
Pros: "The service was great! I slept almost the whole way in economy and was very comfortable!"
Pros: "Long flight, not so full, yet the crew was busy. Some green/trainee types waking us up to bring seat forward while serving meal to passengers on the rear row !! One said we dont serve wine with lunch - really! She did bring the wine 30 minutes later. But they were nice overall. Kept it clean. A+."
Cons: "Nice if they offered/served drinks before meals"
Pros: "Attentive crew, good menu"
Cons: "Providing in-ear noise-canceling headphones instead of the typical around ear noise-canceling headphones"
Pros: "Seat was comfortable and leg room was pretty decent in economy class when compared to other airlines"
Cons: "Extra leg room, little bigger seats"
Pros: "Qsuite is the best flight experience I've ever had by a long, long way."
Pros: "They greeted us in Georgian at the gate during boarding, this was very nice."
Cons: "Entertainement could have been better, there was no in flight entertainement at all. The food alos remains to be improved."
Pros: "i like the service of qa. its amazing."
Cons: "none at all"
Pros: "Smoth flight"
Pros: "The friendly and helpful service."
Cons: "There was a long line by my seat to use the restrooms."
Pros: "Last row seats are never optimal but tha flight attendants were above par!!!"
Cons: "Wonderful people! Cannot day enough about the difference that makes."
Pros: "Food was great , seats were comfortable and crew was very helpful. Entertainment was more than enough."
Cons: "(1) Was about to miss flight because originally my flight booking was from Benazir International Airport Islamabad but t the time of flight I boarded from a different and new airport in Islamabad which had become operational in Islamabad in the last week of April 2018 . My flight was on 10th May 2018 from Islamabad to Doha to Chicago but neither my online booking site ( Kayak ) not Qatar Airways sent any notification that my Boarding was changed from Banzir International Airport to the newer, bigger airport. Consequently , on the day of flight, I went to check in and board from the Bnazir International Airport but upon reaching the airport I was told that the airport was no more in operation. I was surprised to hear that all flights were to be from the newer airport. By the time I rerouted my taxi to the new airport I was already late for my flight but fortunately the flight from Islamabad to Doha, Qatar was delayed and I made it to the boarding time and flew to Doha , Qatar and then to Chicago."
Pros: "another whole row to myself which meant i slept for most of the flight. food was ok, not as good as on the first flight."
Cons: "headrest is no rest at all, very uncomfortable as it does not adjust other then up or down."
Pros: "I appreciated the friendly and always service minded staff. The plane was clean and I enjoyed good leg room. I was happy with the menus and the film selection was entertaining and current. All over a great experience and I would not hesitate to choose Qatar again."
Pros: "I enjoyed my flight,it was a smooth trip from Doha to Manila, the Cabin Crew received adequate training on taking care of people, as a professional nurse who is use to taking care of others ,I see someone else looking after me and I really appreciate their efforts. Shortly before we landed at Manila, we were informed that in order to meet international flight rules and regulations that insecticide will be sprayed we were advised to cover our nose,as a medical personnel I see it not good cos it can trigger an Asthmatic attack in a known asthmatic patient ,it was a lovely journey"
Cons: "I enjoyed their meal and services wanted to be Oliver Twist"
Pros: "Just that the food is quite small but the variety is OK."
Pros: "The food was great!"
Cons: "The way the crew member woke me up for lunch or dinner time.They tapped my shoulder and was pretty disturbed me. If good if you have a sign that we can put next to our seat if we don’t want to be disturbed while we sleep."
Pros: "The staff is friendly .. and polite .. yhe explain well the rules and safety . They listen to costumer.. they make amends and or do what they can do to provide good and quality service"
Cons: "There is nothing in particular .. but i woud suggest .. more good food."
Cons: "Everything !!!"
Pros: "Staff was outstanding"
Pros: "Staff was outstanding"
Pros: "Access to entertainments"
Cons: "CRYING BABY BUT I UNDERSTAND THOUGH"
Pros: "QA is really a five starts company , and I enjoy the trip always with qatar airways"
Pros: "Helpful crew"
Cons: "Food quality and quantity Cramped seating"
Pros: "The flight went well, from boarding to landing."
Cons: "We were informed at origination that we would be put up in a hotel in Doha. Online and also at check in desk. When we arrived in Doha we were directed to a desk for hotel booking. After waiting inline 45 minutes we were told we don't get a hotel with reduced economy fare."
Pros: "Comfortable, on time"
Pros: "Airport was pretty impressive,"
Cons: "Waiting Area in DOHA for boarding does not have a latrine to use, so once you checked in you can't go back out."
Pros: "Comfy, good food, good service"
Cons: "No internet. Limited movie options."
Pros: "Flight was without any hitches, could have done better with boarding after the previous mishap of a 5 hour delayed flight and being forced to stay in Doha for a night which put everyone's schedules off by a day. Still, I would book another flight with Qatar airways for their efforts and overall good service."
Cons: "It would have been nice if Qatar Airlines also provided Priority Boarding for everyone on the flight that got delayed as there was a long line just to get to the boarding area."
Cons: "Service is great and the plane flew so smooth"
Pros: "I would definitely travel again with quatar. Amazing trip long hours but they sure take care of the passenger. Love how they took care of my child"
Pros: "Staff were professional, food was good and seats were comfortable."
Pros: "crew were all very nice & eager to please. they did keep refreshing the bathrooms which was needed."
Cons: "seat was next to bathrooms which were used constantly & the noise made it difficult to sleep. seat did not recline & seemed to be at an uncomfortable angle. flight was full so nothing could be done. entertainment very out dated as far as movies & you do need them on a 16 hour flight!"
Cons: "Late gatw announcement so we waited for quite sometime in front of the electronic board"
Pros: "Spacious air craft with comfortable seats, crew was very friendly , and efficient"
Pros: "Flight attendants were very efficient and really took care of us."
Cons: "given their were three food choices, most often what we wanted wa almost always not available even if were in the first rows to be served."
Pros: "Nt bad"
Cons: "Attendants were skiving at the back"
Pros: "The price for the flight was very excellent. The entertainment was very good with the movie selections."
Cons: "In Bangkok, I've already checked in on line and all I have to do was drop off my bag and get a boarding pass. There was one to two person doing the checked in and it took about 40 minutes to get done, unacceptable. The lines for non on line check in went faster then the on-line and they have four times more people that was in the on-line checked in. In flight, the seat felt liked you're sitting on a rock after a couple of hours. I'm an aircraft mechanic who used to be a flyer with 7,000 flying hours."
Cons: "I had booked the Amaya lounge for the 3,5 hours stop over. It cost $50+ and was so not worth it! Bad food and uncomfortable chairs plus it was really crowded! Next time I'll just go to a cafe! No seats at the gate when I got there. Slooow boarding!"
Pros: "When we flew into Melbourne it was not a happy experience. Seats were cramped and arm rests wouldn't raise. The flight out, even though on the same model plane, was better. There was more room and we could raise the arm rests. For a 13+ hour flight that makes a big difference."
Cons: "Because the tickets listed the same type of plane in both the bad and not so bad flight, it is very hard to know what we're going to get. I'd love to be able to plan to avoid the bad experience, but if they use the same plane in two configurations, there isn't enough information to do so."
Cons: "They cancelled the booking without telling about that And also they didn't prepare a place for staying The desk manager said the booking cancelled by your company"
Pros: "Food is palatable. Crew are acommodating"
Cons: "Many of the films have no English subtitle"
Pros: "The leg room was good especially for tall passengers. Food was fantastic. The interior lighting of the plane was amazing. The airport is probably one of the best i have seen that a 9-hour layover didn't feel as bad. Very clean and so many things to do."
Cons: "Airconditioning needs a bit of improvement. I had to remove my jacket. It had a point that i was sweating in the middle of the flight. Probably the warmest airplane ride i had."
Pros: "Excellent aiways"
Cons: "Love it! Next time, I will for sure buy tickets from Kayak"
Cons: "No comment"
Cons: "Nice flight . I felt really comfortable . Emirates is one of my favorite business classes ."
Cons: "No delay in boarding"
Pros: "Pilot does not waste time chatting. Still too much chatter (interrupting movies) but less than on other airlines."
Cons: "Entertainment system is Windows based and designed by a moron, especially CC behavior. Shows ads (LOTS) before each movie. Pops up window chrome every time you dismiss PA announcements. Very few movies/TVs (even those from the US) have CC."
Cons: "The bread buns were cold. Better if they were served hot"
Pros: "A perfectly ordinary Emirates flight: good food and entertainment."
Cons: "The Kabul route often has less experienced travelers. So passengers couldn't figure out their seat belts, couldn't lock the toilets, stood up while the plane was still on the runway, pushed and shoved to try to get off the plane first, etc."
Pros: "crew was attentive and seating was comfortable"
Cons: "they could have changed snacks..I had the same pizza when travelled four years back."
Pros: "We love this airline!"
Pros: "The service was great and the entertainment tv worked better than the first plane."
Cons: "We waited a lot in the bus that took us to the plane without moving. It would have been better if we stayed in the waiting area until the bus and the route was cleared to take us to the plane."
Pros: "Emirates has great programming and the TV screens are the best I've experienced among airlines. LOTS of choices, great sound, screens not to dark like many on US-based carriers and GREAT Headphones."
Cons: "Restrooms, even before flight took off, smelled of urine like they had not been cleaned. Lines to use them were very long. Leg room SUCKED (and I am not a big person).....maybe 30-31 inches, but my knees were banging up against the seat in front of me!!! I booked this ticket thinking that economy would have more room than US-based carriers and it did not. It did not help to have a very large man spilling over into my seat from the middle seat (although he was very nice....still resent paying for a seat I don't have full "bandwidth" for),"
Pros: "I had a fast and easy check-in at Denpasar airport. In flight service by cabin crew was very good, as I normally get in the business class at Emirates. Flight left Denpasar on time and arrived in Auckland some 30 mins early, which was nice. Enjoyed a late dinner - the mie goreng ayam was particularly tasty!"
Cons: "In the past on overnight flights Emirates I have received a pyjama set in the Business Class, which made it very comfortable to sleep. But this time this was not given, so I had to sleep in my day-wear, which was a bit uncomformtable."
Cons: "Entertainment had very poor choices. Food was not good, even the crew didn’t have enough food for all passengers. Seat was uncomfortable. Would like to avoid this airline in future."
Pros: "Emirates is everything we can wish"
Pros: "Crew was very attentive ."
Pros: "Everything was good especially the spacious seats and food"
Pros: "The crew was excellent. Very friendly and helpful. Inflight entertainment selection was great tho the screens were average. Good beer selection."
Cons: "Seats are so uncomfortable. I'm a young guy, and by the end, my back was hurting. They barely reclined and no leg room. Food was about average."
Pros: "Food , entertainment and service"
Cons: "The seats were a little hard. The checkin process was terrible. They ran out of dishes from the menu in the first meal served on board."
Pros: "Only the salmon meal. I had a fish meal that was so dry it was impossible to eat"
Cons: "The bland food. Tell the chef to be more creative with cholestral free meals."
Pros: "I was very pleased with the service and customer care the airlines displayed."
Pros: "Best entertainment system."
Cons: "Wifi didn't work. Seats could be more comfortable."
Pros: "Flight wasn't cancelled."
Cons: "Lengthy check in of baggage, followed by delayed boarding."
Pros: "Same as above."
Cons: "No hotel accommodation given by Emirate"
Pros: "everything was very nice!"
Pros: "The service & attention to detail is beyond reproach. Top quality in every aspect. Defiantly my preference in air travel."
Cons: "It does not fly to all the destinations I travel to."
Cons: "Slow Internet"
Pros: "The crew were excellent, very helpful and friendly. The most friendly crew I have flown with. Qantas could learn something from Emirates."
Cons: "The boarding process could be more organized and more smoothly."
Cons: "I was expecting a ve"
Pros: "I always see the best experience with emirates"
Pros: "Crew was nice they're helpful flight was on time. I like it when things go smooth at the airports."
Cons: "Not enough leg room or people's were bumping as they by. Needs elbow room."
Cons: "Very bad change process, through vyaname It was impossible to change the flight although it was 5 days earlier And wr missed the flight"
Pros: "As expected"
Cons: "Food while trip to India was good But food while trip back to sfo was very bad"
Pros: "Excellent entertainment system though headphones could be better"
Cons: "Dinner served at very odd time --- middle of the night! Some crew quite surly but some very nice"
Pros: "Staff Seats Food Cleanliness Good destinations"
Cons: "Boarding process is retarded. They do way too much, too many steps, too many checkpoints, stairs, hallways, people checking tix. Too much tea and not bringing the customer what they've asked for."
Cons: "the vegeterian option was missing in lbreakfast and lunch"
Pros: "New aircraft"
Cons: "Our Emirates flight was delayed for 21 hours. They didn't have enough non-vegetarian meals, we were forced to eat vegetarian breakfast and lunch throughout our inbound flight."
Pros: "Loved the seating space. Comfortable seats and I was able to stretch my legs a bit even though I was in economy. Didn't even feel like I was in the air for almost 9 hours."
Cons: "Boarding was a bit late and could have been organised better."
Pros: "It was a nice flight"
Cons: "Customer service at cairo airport is soooooo bad. They don't care at all about customers."
Pros: "I was upgraded to business"
Cons: "You did not consult me first and I was traveling with a friend"
Pros: "Flight was on time. Service during flight was outstanding."
Pros: "The crew was nice"
Cons: "Due to an accident the flight was redirected which I understand but when we landed in Bahrain it took four hour for Emirates to organize a hotel then we did not fly out until 15 hours latter on top of that there was no communication or assistance with connecting flights. I missed my connection and was charged another me to fly the following day. This could have been avoided with better communication."
Pros: "Organized and quick boarding process, excellent service overall."
Pros: "The staff was nice, pleasant and attentive!"
Cons: "Loved everything!"
Pros: "The seat and the flight were very good."
Pros: "Yes & yes"
Cons: "The flight was delayed and I almost missed my connecting flight to Oslo."
Pros: "Could not take flight and could not get refunded"
Cons: "Refund money"
Cons: "Seat was very uncomfortably"
Pros: "Friendly crew. Nice plane."
Cons: "Can’t think of any complaints."
Pros: "Comfortable seat with good recline and leg room. Noise cancellation head phones are effective and comfortable. Good selection of audio and video entertainment."
Pros: "Seat and legroom ok. Seats are on the narrow side if you have a large person beside you. Supper was excellent. Breakfast so so."
Pros: "same as previous answer"
Cons: "same as previous answer"
Pros: "On time ..."
Cons: "Seats were too small! No personal hygiene kit available in long flight .... bathroom faucet was not clean. Some stewards and stewardess were not helpful but some are. I asked for help but one stewardess did not respond but one did help and was helpful. Ground crew were courteous and helpful."
Pros: "Disciplined, timeliness."
Pros: "The headline says it all!"
Cons: "Couldnt get the lazy flight attendants to bring me a drink. I asked twice for a Coke Zero."
Pros: "Staff very professional"
Cons: "Touch screen not working, no entertainment on entire flight"
Pros: "I paid for extra legroom so the seats were fine. The staff was fine."
Cons: "I flew United, not Cathay Pacific. The food. I have had much better food in all five other International trips I have taken in the last year."
Cons: "The flight was cancelled new departure time is 7:20am"
Pros: "I liked the crew, the food, comfort. Everything made my travel experience great"
Pros: "Upgraded to business"
Pros: "We arrived late again."
Pros: "The crew is always very polite and professional."
Cons: "I fly every two months and have to watch the same movies over and over. There should be a more frequent change. I just can't handle airplane food...........even if its Italian or American, it still tastes Asian."
Pros: "On time."
Pros: "They are very Harsh, There was no service at all."
Cons: "Airhostess response is very poor."
Pros: "Kind staff, decent food"
Cons: "Ridiculous baggage policy! Only 30 kg total baggage allowance when ALL OTHER AIRLINES ALLOW AT LEAST 40KG, AND MOST ALLOW 46KG! WHY IS CATHAY SO STINGY?!"
Pros: "Food better than qantas Good leg room Very attentive attendants Good range of movies"
Cons: "It was pretty good for the price"
Pros: "Crew were pleasant and courteous throughout. Food was not bad, but not excellent either, just airline food."
Cons: "Boarding was somewhat chaotic, with people queuing up early and no assigned groups. Seems to be the norm for Cathay unfortunately."
Pros: "Short trip"
Cons: "No leg room"
Pros: "Service and timing"
Pros: "Quick flight"
Cons: "Do not allow families with children to board first My entertainment system did not work"
Pros: "I will give 10 out of 10 to Cathay for their excellent service, fast air time, humble crew service and a bonus point for their quality of meals/ food. I am a pure vegetarian & in all my flight the crew made sure that I got the correct food tray & it was not mixed with wrong mean (non veg.) by mistake. Unlike other flight where meal is just an obligation, Cathay made sure that the taste was very nice too. Full points to them. The quality of seats was good & nice leg space as well. The layover was way shortest as compared to other competitor flights. Overall the experiance was very pleasant & I highly recommend Cathay Pacific."
Cons: "Omelette with chicken stil bland."
Cons: "No audio/video entertainment."
Cons: "Simply excellent service"
Pros: "More drink options were offered."
Cons: "Flight delay"
Pros: "Everything went as planned, albeit slight delay. Als good."
Pros: "Nice flight great service"
Cons: "I like everything"
Pros: "The flights overall were great. The crew were very professional and personable from when I checked in to when the plane landed. Definitely will be using Cathay Pacific again"
Cons: "The food was not very good, whatever bit I ate caused me a bit of a stomach ache. I was able to munch on some snacks. Please have some more fruit options available."
Pros: "Was able to sit with my husband on the return flight."
Cons: "Found a fingernail in my fruit salad. The crew documented the event. I have flown this route many times. There was more selection for the middle of the flight snacks in the past."
Pros: "Good service. Love that you can have wine with dinner! Good size blankets provided."
Cons: "They called us to board early and then we stood there for about 10 minutes before they actually started letting people through the gates."
Pros: "The in flight services were very good with very professional flight attendant."
Pros: "The service was amazing & the attendants were so attentive and accommodating."
Cons: "No complaints, whatsoever."
Pros: "When you see a big plane you always wonder how long it will take but Cathay Pacific was very efficient during the boarding and deplaning. It was a very long flight and they kept everybody happy with a smile. Extremely accommodating."
Pros: "Food was decent, staff was friendly and they wasted no time getting us in the air and off the plane"
Cons: "Not very good seats, no wifi, weak movie selection, the bottled water is like 2 ounces (on a 16 hr flight i had to drink 100 of them), we couldn't pick seats in advance."
Pros: "Our connecting flight was running late due to weather and Cathay pacific airlines were waiting for us at security to take us to the airplane that was waiting ! Wow ! Amazing service!!! So grateful for their amazing kindness !!!"
Pros: "I expected Cathay to be great since it was ranked as the #4 best airlines in the world."
Cons: "However, I didn't find anything better than mediocre airlines. The attendant was kinda cold, service was rough, and toilets get dirty quickly."
Pros: "seats were wider and more legroom in economy section, better food than other airlines, crew were helpful, entertainment system offered good selection."
Cons: "one entertainment system kept freezing and did not work for the last 4 hours of the flight, toilet need more frequent cleaning."
Pros: "I was on vacation in the Philippines and I was very worried i wouldn't be able to fly back to Portland. I was late to realize that my passport was expiring in less than 6 months. The staff went way beyond in helping me figure out what i need to do. They called a lot of people to make sure i have the right information. They even gave me contact information of the other airline with my connecting flight and advised me to call them to make sure I won't have any problems with boarding with my connecting flight. The service is totally great. I will definitely fly with them again."
Pros: "Everything went very well with the very good service of Cathy Pacific."
Cons: "Maybe a map of document control areas."
Pros: "this flight same as my long fight great !!!"
Cons: "Dido on this flight too ! Nothing to complain about !!"
Cons: "the flight was delayed 1.5 hours before boarding. After flying for around 2 hours, they decided to turn back due to the flushing system was not working in the toilet!!!!!!!!"
Pros: "Not much really"
Cons: "Boarding, food, seat comfort. Essentially everything"
Pros: "food is really bad, people are not taking social distancing seriously"
Pros: "The flight attendants were kind"
Cons: "The airplane was old and the seats were a little dirty"
Pros: "After we missed our flight, we were provided with terrible customer service."
Cons: "We were told to go to the wrong gate. After we missed our flight, we were charged 880 USD to book for the identical flight the following day. We were taken around in circles inside the airport. Absolutely unacceptable. Would not recommend."
Pros: "Staff & food were excellent."
Cons: "Seats need to be wider in coach!!!! NO I'm NOT a typical fat American but have an athletic build with wide shoulders. Thank god I had two small passengers seated on either side of me. The airlines know what they need to do but keep resisting in the name of greater profits."
Pros: "The service was nice and courteous"
Cons: "The seats were extremely uncomfortable.I have traveled business class in other airlines for same price and their comfort level surpasses Turkish airlines by a huge margin."
Pros: "Service, professionalism"
Cons: "Food is good but very bland."
Pros: "Old fashion service very attentive crew and plane very clean and comfortable"
Cons: "Very odd in boarding as business class seemed we should have been 1st"
Cons: "The flight was 5 hrs late. I have put 2 older passengers with knee problems. they have to go through the satires then what's the point of getting wheelchair???? you guys took $250 more on each tickets so the passengers can reach to their destination faster. but you ended up delaying the flights. and i asked around to many people after this and they told me that you always do it. WTF??????? give me my money back...."
Pros: "Infinitely superior to BA on the London to Istanbul route , in economy but especially so in business. Great entertainment whilst BA have non. Also full service meals in economy whereas BA make you pay on boatd"
Pros: "Overall experience"
Pros: "Safety instructions with zach king were nice! The crew was helpful."
Cons: "My screen didnt work. They reset it a few times, then it began working.. after a while i started playing a game and the screen got stuck! There was no one in the seat next to me so i thought I'd use that screen.. but then that one got stuck too. Remained stuck for the rest of the flight... The USB cable for charging didnt work. And entertainment options were very limited too."
Pros: "Great service. Great food. Comfortable flight both ways"
Pros: "The food was great and the service was very good."
Pros: "Generally efficient and comfortable."
Cons: "Leg room seemed a bit tight and the food didn't seem fresh."
Pros: "Customer service was great. I love the food and also free tv and movies. Excellent in all ways !"
Pros: "The food and beverage selection, as well as the service in business class was excellent. Initially I dreaded the long layover of 8 hours. But I found the Turkish Airlines Business Lounge. It was so spectacular that I didn't want to leave it. I found a small movie theatre equipped with leather oversized recliners and slept. I was told that the 2 story lounge is 6000 square meters."
Cons: "The business class seating is old and not as comfortable as the newer herring bone configurations. Privacy could be improved."
Pros: "Having every single person I spoke with pass me on to another party. Apparently customer complaints is really no one's job. They're extremely motivated to have you find someone else to correct your problem. Rest assured it is "your problem" I was told quite explicitly that my missed connection flight and lost luggage was not their problem."
Cons: "They lost my luggage. Couldn't even tell me when my bag was checked despite the scan tag they attached to my boarding pass when they weighed it and checked it in back in New York. They legitimately had no idea if my bag ever left the United States. It took 3 days to locate my baggage while I was trying to celebrate my anniversary with my wife in Athens. being without your luggage for half a week in a foreign country is not even remotely fun. I had to wait around missing tours and reservations trying to find our luggage most of our first 48 hours in Greece. After giving up on getting our stuff we had to waste a chunk of time shopping to replace our clothing and toiletries. Despite having purchased the travel insurance I'm still fighting a month after our trip ended to be reimbursed for the clothes we had to buy just to begin our vacation. Again they continue to stonewall by transferring our complaint calls endlessly and forwarding our emails with "new" case numbers each time. Basically what this accomplishes is they can't ever find the case number they updated it to and insist that the prior case number is listed as resolved. Since they say it's resolved there is nothing anyone can do to help. Not sure if I'll ever get any satisfaction out of this debacle."
Pros: "Pretty much everything except for the fact that they have no entertainment in Russian"
Cons: "Flight was canceled and I missed all subsequent connections"
Pros: "crew was very very nice!"
Cons: "not enough leg room"
Pros: "Food, crew, comfort, not a full flight, enough room for everyone"
Cons: "Plane was one of the old ones but I understand why it was used on small hauls, but it could definitely be upgraded to provide the top of the line service and luxury Turkish is known for and stands for."
Pros: "I got extremely sick on the flight from Istanbul to San Francisco. I now know I caught a stomach bug which hit me on the flights from Cape Town to Istanbul and then even worse from Istanbul to San Francisco. The flight from Istanbul was delayed by two hours due to customs delay for a passenger, as such there was a lot of recycled air. Take that and fact I'm pregnant and by time i started the 13 hour journey already felt sick. I started throwing up immediately and got sick 12 more times. the flight attendants brought me crackers, water and a cold towel and ice. My husband asked if he could pay to put me in business class but was not in airline policy. but i think given how sick and pregnant i was the flight attendant went to ask the captain if there was anything they could do to assist. they ended up moving me to business class to lie down and let me stay there for 3 hours. I got sick upon moving back but getting that rest really helped me. I felt like they genuinely cared about me and am so thankful to the two flight attendants who assisted: 1) Zumrat Bolukbas 2) Hatice (Cabin Chief) These women are amazing!"
Cons: "the 2 hour flight delay on tarmac."
Pros: "same as above, i love that i was able to check in online and choose my seat. I love the kit (toothbrush, socks) and the quality of the pouch - super love it! Pillow and blanket as well is still the same quality as before."
Cons: "breakfast included stale rolls and not really anthing appealing but the crew insisted on waking everyone up for it! ! Maintenance of the aircraft cabin leaves much to be desired - toilets unclean seat reclining mechanism faulty."
Pros: "Flawless in every way"
Pros: "Nothing important"
Cons: "Nothing extra ordinary"
Pros: "It's an international flight and they don't offer other food alternatives."
Pros: "They were out of the chicken in meal even before they got to a quarter of people. They did neither had an option of vegetarian diet. So basically you cannot eat anything but the sandwiches if you don't eat beef."
Pros: "Very Nice"
Cons: "Paid £400 as penalty for being late for the first portion of the flight, although I wasn't going to miss my connection since the layover was over 10 hrs"
Cons: "The security at the airport is a little too much. Once we landed at Istanbul we went through a security check point which took about 30-40 minutes. I barely made it to my connection flight . Then I went through another security check before boarding the plane. Unnecessary in my opinion"
Pros: "Food is always good."
Cons: "They let everyone board at the same time, REALLY??? Eco seats were tiny for a 12 hour flight, miserably uncomfortable."
Pros: "Great service. On time. Friendly personnel."
Pros: "The food, the service and entertainment!"
Pros: "As good as long flights can be."
Pros: "Landed at right time."
Cons: "Check in service at SFO airport was really poor. Leg space is not good."
Pros: "There were plenty of entertainment options."
Cons: "The flight was cramped with no room to get comfortable. The crew was concerened with it being an overnight flight and rushed through service so that the lights could be turned off on the cabin. They ran out of a food option and forced a selection on everyone in the back of the plane. The person sitting next to me even had a dietary restriction and her meal had been given to another passenger. The boarding process was a mess without clear directions from the staff, it was a giant mob trying to force its way onto a plane."
Pros: "There were great entertainment options, which is really important for such a long haul flight."
Cons: "They had assigned the same seat to me and somebody else, and the other person was already sitting in the seat when I got there. The only other available seat was in business class, and although the flight attendant later admitted I should have been given that business class seat, the other person successfully argued to take it. Staff are good though not as friendly as most Asian airlines."
Pros: "This airline will never be my choice of airline if I ever felt the fly the country I will pick another airline for no matter what caused it would be just so I would never have to fly on this airline ever in my life or my family or friends or anybody else I don't ever ask me I am very disappointed at this airline and the people in the customer service I'll just airline is it a money hungry airline money comes first people come last"
Pros: "Everything was perfect during the flight."
Pros: "Very Modern plane, good seats an entertainment system, reactive crew."
Cons: "No problems"
Pros: "I had two short flights with Turkish Airlines and on both flights I received good meals and entertainment. Young children in the seats around mine received shrink wrapped comic books and stuffed animals. Headphones were provided to those who needed them. I definitely did not expect such good treatment on such short flights. I really got the impression that they are trying hard to keep the quality of their services as high as possible. I really recommend these guys."
Pros: "I like the food, seats and customer service"
Pros: "Checking online and reserving seating arrangement."
Cons: "The desk did not open earlier than the other airlines."
Cons: "Flight was cancelled, we wanted to get on the Skopje flight instead, but were told it's left already. We knew it didn't. After some back and forth we were put on the Skopje flight and arranged our own transportation to Prishtina. We learned later that the evening flight to Prishtina, which we were supposed to be put on originally, was also cancelled. If we didn't insist, we would have had to spend at least 24 hours stuck in Istanbul airport. If you've ever flown through there, you know it's one of the worst airports ever."
Pros: "food es very good, service also awesome,"
Cons: "very dirty plane."
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