Pros: "Ok crew and good enough planes. I was on a short flight, so I didn’t mind. Just know what you are getting, budget airlines with little or no service."
Cons: "too many to list"
Pros: "I couldn't believe that there were only 13 passengers on our flight, on a regular-sized plane! In all my years of flying, that was a first. The biggest problem was that I was not on the flight manifest when I checked in, but after about a half hour that got resolved. Obviously there was space for me on the flight! Even though it was a late-night flight (10:15-12:15), we got served dinner at 11:00 pm. Not great food, but more than I expected for that time of day."
Pros: "The flight was delayed, but they explained why (a computer problem) and what they did to correct the problem (swapped in a working computer). The plane was small (19 seats, I think). We were greeted by a friendly (and funny) crew member who welcomed us aboard, explained the safety features, offered us some candy (the only food available -- very short flight), and then sat down in the cockpit (turns out he was the copilot). Everything was very simple and enjoyable. (I rated the "food" and "entertainment" with five stars. Other than candy, there was no food available, and the only entertainment was the cockpit. But there was no way to indicate "does not apply.")"
Cons: "No complaints at all."
Pros: "The plane was good, comfortable, service excellent! Business lounge at Singapore airport is excellent!"
Pros: "Leaving the gate early, and take off right on time, landing early and at the gate right on time: amazing!"
Cons: "The crew is enforcing strictly the rule that the "forward seats" need to pay extra, even though entire rows are empty... No exception for any reason."
Pros: "The ice cream dessert."
Cons: "No tube to the terminal due to SEA Games. Bus service provided from tarmac to temporary immigration counters."
Pros: "Free space"
Cons: "Layover switch"
Pros: "The flight was on time and the staff was friendly"
Cons: "Since I booked the flight last minute and I needed a special meal, there was no option to book one. It helps if there are such meals reserved for last minute bookings"
Pros: "Flight was on time boarding and arriving"
Cons: "1). Didn’t have enough food so only one option was available 2.) seats cramped like a budget airline 3.). Pilot made a harsh landing."
Pros: "Excellent crew. Comfortable seat."
Cons: "No entertainment system but who cares on a 1 hour flight."
Pros: "The plane was very comfortable and the crew was attentive. The main flight attendant knew our names and greeted us as we entered and left the plane by name. The food was very good and wine pairing appropriate."
Cons: "They did security checks at the gate rather than upon entry to the concourse. It slowed everything down on boarding. Any double check caused a delay."
Pros: "Friendly crew."
Cons: "Airport security was complicated. Had to go through security checks 3 times. Once at the gate (early) had to leave the area and go through security to sit at the gate again."
Pros: "Helpful staffs"
Cons: "Flight delayed."
Pros: "Nice flight attendant. Alcohol included."
Cons: "Snack choices. More tea and coffee"
Pros: "Flight is amazing, sacious seats and best quality entertainment. Most importantly only airlines to give inflight free wifi"
Cons: "Airport crew can be better trained. They have 2step interview process about my travel which is annoying and irrelevant."
Pros: "Everything but the inflight entertainment. Nothing impressive."
Pros: "nothing good about this airlines they sell cheap fares and overcrowded planes"
Cons: "they do not offer any veg food"
Cons: "The PAL terminal in MNL is one of the worst airports in the world. PAL's in flight service is fine. But they really need to improve their terminal if they want to keep customers"
Pros: "Crew was very nice"
Cons: "Waited an hour and a half waiting for the plane to go to the gate"
Pros: "plane and crew"
Cons: "mla airport is at its worse"
Pros: "Everything was smooth - no issues or delays. Food was great Would fly with them again for short distances."
Cons: "Apparently if you book with a third party booking Philippine Airlines does not provide you with meal or hotel voucher in Manila for long layover (22 hours). Had I booked directly through them they would have provided meals/hotel for the night. Instead we had to get two rooms for our family of 6. For this, I wouldn’t recommend them (if using third party booking)."
Pros: "Most everything was very good expierence. Entertainment selection is excellent. Crew was friendly and full of energy. Plane was pristinely clean."
Cons: "I see a comment about letting people board when it wasn't their turn. This did happen a little and it is shameful more of the people that think they can get away with it. Eventually, the ground crew did start yelling and organizing people, which helped correct the situation. I do think that all people should be kicked back to the end of the line for not following the procedure. Food was only okay (Fish in shrimp sauce)."
Pros: "Crew is nice"
Cons: "Older plane and seating. Boarding not great in SG. Food marginal."
Cons: "Seemed very crammed seat-wise. There was was no entertainment system system so one star is stretching it."
Pros: "Flight was fine and food was adequate."
Cons: "No entertainment options for the three and a half hour flight. No tv or music available. Arrived in Bali 12:40 am. Very early and wasted hotel cost for arrival time."
Pros: "Serice and selection of in flight entertainment"
Pros: "Japan is so nice and clean. People were very helpful. Good food."
Cons: "During my Manila 8 hour layover, someone forced tonight unlock my luggage, opened some gifts inside( canned candies) envelope containing money and gifts. At this point while writing this review, im not finish unpacking and will continue to check next day to make sure im not missing anything else."
Cons: "My checkin luggage with my powerbank and my nintendo switch left controller was confiscated. I only find out when I arrived home and I was very disappointed."
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Pros: "Honestly one of the best flights I had compared to my previous flight over from Hong Kong with same airline. Plane was newer with entertainment module with a huge list of movies and shows to choose from. food was the best airplane meal I had ever had. Had no issues during baggage or boarding,"
Cons: "Only thing I didn't like was that checking in online was impossible because I was booked from another airline (air Canada). I wish they could co-ordinate to make online booking available even though we were booked through another airline just so we had a better choice for our seats."
Pros: "Loved that the crew boarded everyone accorsig to seat zone starting with the backmost part... enabled speedy boarding and you'd think this would be SOP but many PAL flights don't do this. Always happy with the refurbished aircraft and selection of in-flight entertainment."
Cons: "I couldn't check in online due to the kind of ticket I bought. Was willing to pay for bulkhead seats but had no chance due to unavailability."
Cons: "The stewardess as usual they are not friendly as they should be with the passenger, I have been flying with philippines airlines often time hoping the crew will be super smily and friendly, they are cold as ice !"
Pros: "The food was excellent"
Cons: "One hour delay starting and 45 min. at the end, no Gate available."
Pros: "Excellent customer service from the crew and airport staff. Very nice people."
Cons: "This flight we took was an older plane, no USB ports or entertainment was available. They do offer an app to watch free movies but you have to download it where your phone has good service. They also offer free in flight wifi, but that didn't really work too well for us. Not sure if that has to do with our carrier."
Pros: "The food was good"
Cons: "Transit at Manila was terrible. Terrible crowded airport with poor signage. Very confusing."
Pros: "Staff were nice and offering drinks/water even without me asking"
Cons: "Flight was a bit warm according to one of my seatmates"
Pros: "Good service on the flight. Flights were on time."
Cons: "Manila airport is not well maintained - poor bathroom condition in the international terminal."
Pros: "Flight was in time and service was good as expected"
Cons: "Flight was a little bumpy but still on time"
Pros: "Liked the staff, friendly and courteous."
Cons: "Ran out of food options at the back of the plane."
Pros: "Crew was very friendly and attentive."
Cons: "Flight was delayed without any communication for the reason. Overall delay was less than one hour but it is frustrating"
Pros: "The food was ok."
Cons: "The flight left Singapore 4 hours late. It caused me to not be able to take my fiancé to the movies before bed. I also only got 6 hours of sleep last night instead of 8. They didn't have any in flight entertainment for a 4 hour flight. It was really bare bones and it was slightly more expensive than other choices."
Cons: "Wish the seats were bigger."
Cons: "There is a lot to improve on with their food. As the main Philippine carrier, they should make adobo in the best possible and original way that returning residents will immediately feel they are "home"."
Pros: "When you check in your flight from San Francisco to Manila it is very hard to get the seat assignment ahead I'm not sure why people are always nice when checking-in"
Cons: "It's impossible to get ahold of a live person when traveling if you do not go to the airport to speak to somebody who can't seem to get anybody to pick up the phone I don't know why"
Cons: "Manila airport and airline staff are terrible"
Pros: "the flight attendant service, politeness and attentiveness."
Cons: "PAL - Philippine (airlines) ALWAYS Late!!! all of my flights from HNL to MNL to MNL to SINGapore to MNL and back to HNL were delayed!"
Pros: "Flight was supposed to leave at 7:30 PM, but got delayed to a 10 PM takeoff. You'd think the crew would be apologetic, attentive and considerate given the time change, but it was even the lead flight attendant who kept making announcements (duty free, serving dinner, weather, time, seatbelt status change, everything). Nighttime flights are supposed to be more peaceful with announcements kept to a minimum, right?"
Cons: "Food was awful and no entertainment"
Cons: "Horrible service, delayed every leg of the flight for 2 and half hrs. Staff are very lazy and the plane was so dirty! Especially the bathroom. The food was bad also. Omg I will never take this airline again"
Cons: "It was an A330 plane and the configuration was 3-3-3. Usually, it's 2-4-2. This is not the way if you want to be a 5-star airline in 2020."
Pros: "Direct flight"
Cons: "No in-flight entertainment"
Pros: "Worst Airline Ever"
Cons: "Vietjet needs to update their refund policy"
Cons: "We left 1. 5 hours late! The only food on the plane was prepackaged chemical foods and the only vegan option was a porridge they pour water over ($2)."
Cons: "Get more Customer Services training for the better and for the next level of international services provider...."
Cons: "Flight was delayed - be on time"
Pros: "Crew was average, need to brush up on geography. One crew member announced that we have arrived to the city of Quang Nam, instead of province of Quang Nam."
Cons: "Take off on time, not 45 minutes late."
Pros: "Clean plane"
Pros: "The food is good. Air crew is nice."
Cons: "Worth for money we paid"
Pros: "Vietjet’s staff are always attractive, smiling, and friendly. I like the double embarking and disembarking process."
Cons: "I hate Vietjet’s restrictive luggage policies. I had to repack everything at the ticket counter to match the 7 kilo restriction and one carryon limit. On every other airline the way I pack is acceptable. Then I was given a window seat with no window. It was in the exit row. Terrible!"
Cons: "Boarding on time instead of delay twice"
Cons: "I was charged for a medical device (CPAP) to carry it onboard the plane. Never had to pay before on any flight as FAA permits medical devices for free."
Pros: "The crew was very nice and helpful, comfortable seats and the airline seemed well run for a discount carrier."
Cons: "Getting to and from the plane, they use a bus and only had one bus so we was packed in like cattle on a truck"
Pros: "Fast and efficient and low cost budget"
Pros: "Nothing really impressive."
Cons: "The online boarding procedures was unavailable for non- Vietnamese. No reminder to tell us which terminal and cause me delayed to the flight, the airport reception was inexperience send me to a wrong terminal. Luggage charging was bad. If you declare online gives you half price and it doesn’t work"
Cons: "Customer service. Not helpful at all. They were more interested in getting rid of us. There was a man in a wheelchair who injured his leg in a bike accident. He needed to get to Vietnam for medical help. They told him they couldn’t accommodate him. They also refused to give helpful. They just left him. Your airline is run by heartless people. I would never recommend Viet jet to my worst enemy"
Pros: "It was on time for a change"
Cons: "The seats are uncomfortable. We requested 2 aisle seats. Given the ok, and then found out we were seated window and middle. How did that get lost in translation?"
Pros: "It was a direct flight to Phuket"
Cons: "Flight was delayed for 2 hours, then didn't board for another 45 minutes after that. We were given a mediocre coffee or soft drink in a lounge, no food. Basically the afternoon at Patong was wasted because we didn't arrive until after 5pm. Vietjet is renowned for this sloppiness and persistent delays."
Pros: "Quick flight"
Cons: "It was a quick flight from dalat to hmc. So I didn't expect a lot. But they charged for water and there were no tv's."
Pros: "Flight Cree good"
Cons: "Seats, no jet ways to board or deplane"
Cons: "Crew members playing video games while waiting on the Tarmac.. very unprofessional.. driver of shuttle should be fired for not paying attention..."
Pros: "Plane was clean and boarding was efficient. Good value. Flight was on time."
Cons: "Online booking experience was confusing as I was rerouted to Kiwi. Tried to pay for both bags at time of booking but was told due to a technical issue I had to pay at the airport. When checking in was forced to pay in cash. More of an inconvenience and caught us off guard. Plane was old and seats were very small and uncomfortable."
Cons: "No online check-in. Flight was late. No legroom."
Cons: "Flight was delayed an hour and a half without any information as to why. Major grievance was baggage policy. My wife and I have been traveling Asia for the last 7+ month and taken 35 flights to 10 different countries. This is the ONLY time we were told we needed to check our bags (which are both soft-sided and weight ~7kg). Apparently our small backpacks also counted toward the carry-on limit, which would have been fine if not for the following two contradictions: this was our THIRD flight with VietJet Air (one from Siem Reap to Hanoi, Hanoi to Da Nang, Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh) and we didn't have to check baggage the first two. We also saw at least half a dozen people get on our flight with either bags larger than ours, or carrying three pieces of luggage. Either enforce all the rules for everyone, every time they fly the airline, or not at all."
Pros: "Good pilot and crew, comfortable seats because we were given the ones right behind the exit row seats with some leg room."
Cons: "Our original flight time was delayed the first time, and then it got delayed AGAIN about 45 minutes after we got to the airport!"
Pros: "Flights were on time and worked well for us. Flight attendants were helpful"
Cons: "The charges for each checked bag were annoying. We are a family of three and traveling with a 26 Kg kid but paying full price for our seats. With one checked bag the additional 4 Kg in the bag resulting in an upcharge seems foolish. Other passengers weighing 4 times as much pay the same ticket price as our smaller lighter weigh child."
Pros: "I waited 30 minutes in one line just to ask a question about luggage weight. A staff member told me to switch to another line next to me. I asked her three times if she was sure I should change lines. She insisted I move, only to wait in another line for 20 more minutes! There WAS NO ONE WORKING AT THE COUNTER! I found her again and she told me to switch. To another long line next to me and I had enough. I had to yell at her and make it clear that I was not going to wait another minute. I said I am going to the front and I’ll be next. I asked my ONE question about weight. It took 15 seconds and she should have handled it for me from the start."
Cons: "Staff that doesn’t listen and just points to a line when she demonstrated that she speaks some English. Don’t treat foreigners like idiots. They are generally very smart and have a valid question. Learn to LISTEN to your customers. A customer complaint is a gift. It’s up to you what you do with it."
Pros: "Provide 30kg of luggage allowance and at least a clear method for prepurchasing luggage allowance in your website"
Cons: "No guide telling where to find Vietjet ticket counter for check in. I missed my flight and slept on the floor. No follow up and I had to book with Vietnam Airlines with no refund or voucher. I'll only fly Vietnam Airlines in the future."
Pros: "Nothing too special to say here. One nice thing was that the lady that checked us in let us carry-on our overweight bags."
Cons: "I wish they had in-flight entertainment, but it's not that big of a deal."
Pros: "Cheap flights but u get what u pay for"
Cons: "2 delays of 10hrs"
Cons: "I don't like how the lineup was at check in. You go the counter to check in. Then go to another counter to limeuo again to pay for your bags. Then lineup again for checking in. Very frustrating and confusing. Flight was almost three hours delayed and they refused to change to earlier flight. Service was poor and staff spoke very limited English. Will try to avoid this airline in future. Not a great first time experience."
Cons: "This airline was impossible to get in touch with. THey we're not at all accommodating to my request to change the flight time and sleazily rip you off with what is written in the small print."
Pros: "Good value, and the planes were on time (We took a couple of VietJet flights). Staff was courteous and friendly.Inexpensive! Free bag."
Cons: "Somewhat arbitrary rules about how much your carry on can weigh. I don't really get why this makes much of a difference anyway, as the bag will be on the plane anyway."
Cons: "I am an average height United States male; never have I been so restricted by seat space."
Cons: "Really annoying to have to pay excess luggage fee when starting a long journey, being allowed only 15k and the first thing that happens is that You have to leave Your check in country to go and pay for having 3kg extra. Badly earned money spent all time in line hating the airline for this stupidity - 20 kg's is a very normal allowance - get back to standard!"
Cons: "I was on an International flights, 3.5 hours. Their website didn't mention any additional fees for check-in luggage, I didn't expect that as most airlines don't charge extra fees on international routes, how surprised was I when at the check-in counter I was ask to pay $36 for my 10kg backpack. I feel I was scammed."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Bus instead of ramp boarding. No food or drinks provided. The carts raced by us and did not stop to ask if we wanted a purchase. No leg room in seats."
Pros: "Reservations were relatively easy to make on line and relatively easy to purchase on-line."
Cons: "Purchasing tickets this way can result in a lot of confusion upon arriving at the Airport. Without any documents that the Check-in Counter can use to process Check-in, the traveller will find out that a visit is required to a separate desk to obtain your reservation number scribbled on a scrap of paper to take back to the Check-in Counter (after waiting on line there again) so that the agent can find your record and proceed with check-in. This two step process is confusing and not immediately obvious to even the seasoned International traveller. Good thing I'm not easily flustered!"
Cons: "There is no entertainment in flight and baggage check in is an issue ."
Pros: "Clean, efficient, new aircraft, very good value"
Pros: "Cheap fares"
Cons: "Late. Terrible boarding process, agents showed up 15 minutes prior to scheduled departure time, and then put a final boarding call on the message board everyone had a lineup in a long line and no rows called just first come first serve. Male flight attendants were rude."
Pros: "Check in and boarding processes were actually ok this time! Decent timeliness and decent comfort level on flight."
Cons: "I understand that a budget flight will sell food and drink for money, but I feel it would be common courtesy if they at least provided water free of charge if a client asked."
Cons: "Booked a midday flight directly with VietJet only to find the flight no longer was flying that day. We had been up onto a completely different flight, 4.5 hours later, with no communication whatsoever. We had paid extra for certain seats, And we're told during checkin these were given away. Thankfully they gave us the seats 1 row in front of what we'd booked. They should really tell passengers about flights, as this could have caused a lot of issues if choosing connecting flights. We were lucky to be able to rearrange our pick up."
Pros: "Fluent English, comfortable and ample seat space"
Cons: "2 things: 1) I've traveled dozens of airlines with the same carryon backpack. The ticket agent required me to weigh my bag and since it was greater than 7kg said I'd have to check it. 2) Flight crew was running late which is entirely understandable. BUT rather than let the 200+ passengers know what was happening the gate agents said nothing."
Pros: "Please be aware they can change flight times earlier without communicating"
Pros: "Doing its job to fly you on time with good schedule. For less than 1 hour flight that's all you need"
Cons: "#Delayed for about three-quarters of an hour. #Cramped seating. #Coffee unpleasant. #Male crew abrupt."