Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Davao City to Manila
Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Philippines AirAsia have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Davao City to Manila. Confirm policies on booking site.
Philippine Airlines does not allow booking a middle seat on flights from Davao City to Manila.
An average direct flight takes 1h 45m, covering a distance of 964 km.
There are 102 (direct) flights between Davao City and Manila per week, averaging 14 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Philippines AirAsia (₱501) and Cebu Pacific (₱601), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Philippines AirAsia (₱1,152) and Cebu Pacific (₱1,202).
Philippine Airlines (4 times daily), Cebu Pacific (4 times daily), Malaysia Airlines (2 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
From Davao City to Manila, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Monday is the most expensive. Flying from Manila back to Davao City , the best deals are generally found on Wednesday, with Monday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Davao City you will be using Davao City Francisco Bangoy, often referred to as Davao City Airport. You will be landing at Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl, also known as Manila Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "The websites should be improved that allow users to login."
Cons: "Many changes and mistakes"
Cons: "Too cold on the plane, air is very dry, seats are very uncomfortable. The seats are hard. No cushion. No foot rest."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Boarding, crew, food"
Cons: "The no"
Pros: "seat not very comfortable"
Cons: "too crowded"
Pros: "Food was good, and offered even on short flights. Crew is very nice"
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: "Seat was uncomfortable and fake leather. Staff were surly."
Cons: "The amount of time waiting for our luggage to come out. There was a good 15 mins of nothing"
Pros: "great new plane."
Pros: "Take off and landing on time."
Cons: "Very cramped...par for the course."
Pros: "We were finally on time for a change"
Pros: "I love watching all the movies"
Pros: "Why there’s an extra charge if you seat in row 53 below. They put me to row 71."
Pros: "Flight itself was good"
Cons: "Delay left me with back pain in business lounge. The chairs were really uncomfortable for long stay and left me jet lagged"
Pros: "Very nice attendant"
Cons: "Very irresponsible staff"
Pros: "The offer of assistance before I even asked for it; genuine concern"
Cons: "I late only 2 min but can not fight with them"
Pros: "Thw flight was on time."
Cons: "None so far."
Pros: "The flght is on time nice plane"
Pros: "It was good value, and landed a little early."
Cons: "No power plug or USB charging port."
Cons: "No myPal"
Pros: "Comfortable seat."
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"
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."
Pros: "easy check in good crew"
Cons: "All was good"
Pros: "I travel all the world many countries all the time and this landing in guam was on the top ten maybe number 2 of all times congrats pilots very good so good happy"
Cons: "the window was dirty [ someone wiped nose on it maybe] please chek the clean crews for the windows ."
Pros: "Vegetarian meal - way better than delta"
Cons: "Everything, so I bought a ticket back with Cathay Pacific."
Cons: "I don't like the the schedule of the flights to Butuan."
Cons: "Budget air because knee space is very tight."
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"
Cons: "Delay. With no info being related"
Pros: "that the flight purser announced that on board phone service is allowed BUT THAT INTERNATIONAL ROAMING CHARGES may apply ON A DOMESTIC FLIGHT ha ha. (I put it in what I like on the flight as that was just pure silly)"
Cons: "Seriously, was that food and coffee you served? My car radiator needs a new coolant. Would that brew concoction of yours work? In the Manila airport, in the dedicated PAL only terminal, the gate assignment wasn't even shown. In my view, a friendly smile does not replace good service."
Pros: "They were on time !"
Pros: "Friendly staff; value for the money"
Cons: "Boarding procedures not very organized"
Pros: "Price was great and the crew was friendly"
Cons: "All food and even water cost money. The check in line took extremely long. The seat was not padded enough so I was sitting on a lump the whole trip"
Cons: "Check the general volume off their audio system (recorded voice messages/info/guideline) for the passengers on the plane. It was too loud."
Cons: "Want to have a USB charging port on a seat"
Pros: "Nothing.the cebu pacific employee told me that my flight was changed from 12pm to 6pm when I checked in but I did not have any notification. He said that he can get me in, in an earliest flight they have and only to find out that the flight they he wanted me in is my flight and ask money."
Cons: "Screen employees and make sure they don’t deceive people."
Pros: "Exiting the aircraft."
Cons: "Stop charging passengers for water."
Cons: "The luggage took ONE HOUR to come out after the flight!!!"
Cons: "Improve on the congestion of DVO"
Pros: "Crew were very friendly"
Cons: "Its a cheap airline.what do u expect?"
Pros: "Seat was ok but could not sit with my husband"
Cons: "Check in queue at Bangkok Airport was very long nd took ages"
Pros: "Nothing much. The flight crew were ok."
Cons: "Flight was delayed 90 minutes. Boarding and departure lounge area was utter chaos because the Cebu Pacific staff were not clear about which flight waa boarding. The plane was horribly cramped. Extra seat rows had been installed to get more seating on the plane. That might be ok for the average 5'4" Filipino, but at 6'1", I literally could not fit my knees behind the seat in front of me. As a result I had to twist my legs into an uncomfortable position for 2 hours. Not fun."
Pros: "In time departure"
Pros: "Nothing about lastminute.com"
Cons: "Lastminute.com rebooked my outbound flight two dat past the original booked date then left the return flight the same which meant the return was before the outgoing. Then to make it worse they tried to charge me additional 80 pounds to change the return ticket."
Pros: "Staff was helpful pre boarding"
Cons: "There was absolutely no ventilation while on ground. It was so hot on the plane too!!!!!"
Pros: "Staff's communication and it was on time"
Cons: "Too cold in the aircrat"
Pros: "I was sleepless getting on the flight, so I slept most of the way. I didn’t buy the in-flight food since I wasn’t hungry."
Pros: "When we got to Manila, it was raining so bad. We had to get off the plane onto a bus. They handed us an umbrella to keep dry from the deluge. It was much needed, under the circumstances."
Pros: "No thing about this flight"
Cons: "Not good good on board they don't have variety of food no credit card accepted"
Pros: "Everything also wants money, very expensive."
Cons: "Everything is also no good."
Cons: "I didn't like everything"
Cons: "Very uncomfortable seats."
Pros: "Cebu pacific is one of airlines who prescribe to a pay as you go additude. Be prepared to pay for everything after you pay for your ticket 7kg carry on max limits pay for the food you may or may not eat, and if you get cold easily bring warm clothes. No joke this was the coldest airplane I have ever been on in my 15 years of travel, so cold in fact that upon taking off you can hear the ice crystals breaking loose and traveling through the air system. I am going to say that the plane was in good condition and the flight attendants and pilot crew seem to be well trained as well as very polite."
Pros: "No hassles check in"
Cons: "Limited luggage"
Pros: "They are very accommodating ."
Cons: "They are not on time. They are always late like other plane."
Cons: "Line for check-in was terrible. Wait was more than 45 minutes just to check in."
Cons: "We have travelled 3 times in 2 weeks by Cebu Pacific and all flights were delayed and NOBODY gave us an announcement"
Pros: "On board Staff was great. Made everyone as comfortable as possible."
Cons: "Agent misquoted me overweight baggage charge by half. The service agent that had to break the news to me was horrified. I paid as much for the bag as the original flight. Seats were very tight. ( I am 6'1") Next time I will fly a regular airline for the same price that I spent. Pay for bag. Pay for insurance pay for food and drink on an international flight. So wrong."
Pros: "Flight was ahead of time. Friendly crew."
Cons: "Horrible experience.. Will never fly this airline"
Pros: "Very efficient!i was very happy with whole flight!"
Pros: "Flight was cancelled. No information about refund"
Cons: "I BOUGHT ANOTHER TICKET WITH PHILIPPINE AIRLINES, WHICH LEFT LATER, TODAY AND I HAD NO PROBLEM. NO EXCUSES. SO I PAID TWICE FOR A TICKET TO MANILA FROM BANGKOK. THE BIG PROBLEM IS EVEN WHEN I GOT TO THE AIRPORT WAY AHEAD OF TIME, THE CEBU PACIFIC PEOPLE, JUST DO NOT CARE, THEY DO NOT GIVE A DAM. THIS HAS COST ME A LOT OF MONEY. AND TIME AND STRESS, THERE IS NO REASON TO NOT LET ME ON THE PLANE. I GAVE THEM THE INFORMATION, THEY NEEDED. THE SAME INFORMATION AS I GAVE PHILIPPINE AIRLINES, THAT I DID FLY WITH. I AM SO DISAPPOINTED IN THE HORRIBLE TREATMENT I RECEIVED TODAY."
Pros: "No fuss,simple budget air travel"
Cons: "Nothing,does the job for a 1 hr flight"
Pros: "we had a very tight connection from landing in Manila to catching our flight to El Nido. Cebu's team lead us through the check in process to expedite and save time and even ordered a special shuttle bus for us to take between terminals at the airport. I was very impressed and will be telling everyone I know how great Cebu is."
Cons: "Nothing. All good."
Cons: "Our flight was cancelled because of weather condition while we were at the boarding gate, they didn't care about compensations or consider not risking putting the passengers under last minute pressure, at least they should've notified us ahead of time, they automatically rolled us in the next flight, however, they didn't confirm if the next flight will be cancelled or not. In order to make sure I can catch my connecting flights, I booked another flight from Legazpi to Manila on a different airline, in addition, I had to pay the hotel booking cancellation fees in Manila, since these fees can only be waved if I cancelled 24hrs in advance. Moreover when I asked for my ticket refund, they made a big deal out of it and after a ruff struggle they agreed to refund me, but whatever the refund amount was, it barely covers anything of what I had to pay for a new ticket+ 1 extra night stay in Legazpi + hotel cancellation fees in Manila, I ended up paying 400USD in total while I only got around 50USD ticket refund from them, and of course, add to that the stress and hassle I went through in doing this!"
Pros: "They put me in front row...nice crew"
Cons: "Interesting condensation coming from plane due to intense humidity - looked like smoke in entire plane!"
Pros: "We boarded the plane just on time. I wasn't expected ot would be that food."
Cons: "We landed pretty late. ETA was 11:25pm. We landed almosg 12midnight."
Pros: "Landing was smooth"
Cons: "Delayed by 2 hours!"
Pros: "Late arrival of plane meant knock on problems with air traffic in manila... over an hour late ... cebu airlines ok but system poor"
Cons: "Unfortunately delays caused by late arrival of plane - 1 hr late"
Pros: "Nice modern plane, great crew."
Cons: "Modern compact seats not very comfortable, and very little kneeroom. But fair prices, so overall a good value."
Pros: "Crew were friendly"
Cons: "Poor food options. Seats were cramped for me (I’m 6 foot tall). No logical boarding organisation (free for all)."
Pros: "All - Competitive price and service"
Cons: "Nothing - No negative experience with CP"
Cons: "Indeferent staff"
Cons: "Flight delayed over two hours."
Pros: "Accommodating gate agent. Flight was on time"
Cons: "During flight, it's quite shaky."
Pros: "Really cool"
Pros: "The comfort of the seat"
Cons: "If they clean the plane before we even boarded... I saw trash on my seat, literally, when I just boarded the plane. Also if the cabin crew were attentive.. 2 male cabin crews were not as attentive to their passengers, but I want to thank the flight supervisor who was very attentive to our needs."
Pros: "Value for money"
Cons: "Seats could be better"
Pros: "Early boarding and arrival!"
Cons: "The landing was a bit rough."
Pros: "Our flight was delayed for 2 hours, and those people who are in charged for opening the gates for boarding was clueless to what row or zone are they welcoming first or what not. The lines were long and people were disappointed and unruly."
Cons: "Trained your staff!!"
Cons: "Even i asked for 3 times i still could not get a pen from blonde haired host to fill the visa application. i filled in the airport and took a long time to find a pen. Just wasted time, thanks."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Pretty much everything. Won’t be flying AirAsia again."
Pros: "We arrived ahead of time"
Cons: "No entertaimenf of any kind. Uncomfotable seats"
Pros: "CHEAPEST FARE"
Cons: "Very long time to wait"
Pros: "After check in"
Cons: "Check in"
Pros: "It was only a 50 minutes flight and the cabin crew were very nice , the seats were leather and all in all very comfortable"
Cons: "Once on board all was fine , the flight was delayed by 27 minutes"
Cons: "Flight was delayed for more than an hour"
Pros: "I guess sometimes it's cheaper than other airlines"
Cons: "There are always delays"
Cons: "Waited for 25 minutes at the stand in Manila on arrival for the linkway to be connected Pretty poor really as it added another 30 minutes to the journey"
Cons: "This has worse delays than any airlines I've tried."
Cons: "No free snacks"
Pros: "Crew went out of the way to assist us after a terrible checkin experiance"
Cons: "Received a notification that flight was delayed and given an option to reschedule after we checked in only. Checkin countervseperated my family and I even though we checked in early. Sent to Lounge and forced to pay even though directed by them."
Cons: "Pay for luggage"
Pros: "Pontualidade, atendimento e funcionalidade em uma empresa Low cost"
Cons: "Espaco entre poltronas pequeno e avião parecia velho"
Cons: "Flight was a bit delayed due to power or internet outage. lines for check in became a bit chaotic."
Pros: "excellent staff"
Pros: "Plane was on time.."
Pros: "Flight attendant service"
Cons: "Flight cancelled the previous night. Forced majeur. Whatever. No explanation given. Had to book a hotel overnight."
Pros: "All ol"
Pros: "It was wonderful I bought another round ticket for my wife I be there next year and use you again"
Cons: "Having to pay luggage check in"
Cons: "I WAS NOT INFORMED THAT I HAVE TO PAY FOR MY CHECK-IN LUGGAGE LIKE MOST DOMESTIC AIRLINES BUT WITH A LIMIT OF 15 KGS, I THOUGHT IT WAS INCLUDED IN THE FARE,"
Cons: "Instead of getting to manila in 20:00 ive got there on 1:00 am!!!!!!!!"
Cons: "2 hours delay"
Pros: "Staff on the plane were nice."
Cons: "The flight was delayed. Boarding took a while and they only had one exit door open upon arrival."
Cons: "poorly trained staff late could not hear announcements no one in departure lounge to assist travellers will never choose them again - consistently poor"
Cons: "Horribly late. Glad I didn't book a connection the same day."
Pros: "Check in was fast, crew was helpful, provided meal in airport for long flight delay"
Cons: "The airlines was great overall. Friendly staff, clean planes. My complaint, albeit a minor one, was that they didn't offer any type of free snack or drink. Most American airlines offer this and it's expected from most foreign passengers. Secondly, our plane was delayed about 5 hours for "traffic congestion" at Manila Airport. It looks like they only have one plane that travels the Puerto Princessa to Manila route so keep that in mind if you need to be somewhere on time. Philippines Airlines and Cebu Pacific Air had multiple planes coming and going durongbthis delay. I saw not a single AirAsia plane durong this delay. They sent an update email about a week or so that the flight was being moved up 2 hours, but no text saying that the flight was delayed. We could've spent an extra half day in El Nido if we had known. But still, I would probably fly with then again."
Pros: "everything was ok"
Cons: "Does not leave on time."
Pros: "The price the price the price"
Cons: "You get what you pay for."
Pros: "Great looking crew."
Cons: "Flight out of and into Manilla was changed and delayed."
Pros: "Nothing since we all got sick and tried to cancel the trip. The HELP and LIVE CHAT feature they have is worth nothing! After they kept me on for 14 minutes the first time, kept saying I was first on the waiting list and will be less than ONE minute. This took at least 12 minutes before I repeated that, and did this 3 times. Also, trying to see how much luggage allowed, ticket indicated 32kg each but avoided to say clearly allowed to check in or what? Tried to find out more, but not possible through their website. If are allowed or not allowed must tell us clearly so know how to plan, from the start, rather than surprise me at the airport with a big over weight!"
Cons: "Nothing since we all got sick and tried to cancel the trip. The HELP and LIVE CHAT feature they have is worth nothing! After they kept me on for 14 minutes the first time, kept saying I was first on the waiting list and will be less than ONE minute. This took at least 12 minutes before I repeated that, and did this 3 times. Also, trying to see how much luggage allowed, ticket indicated 32kg each but avoided to say clearly allowed to check in or what? Tried to find out more, but not possible through their website. If are allowed or not allowed must tell us clearly so know how to plan, from the start, rather than surprise me at the airport with a big over weight!"
Cons: "My sister in law was not allowed on the flight they refused to let her on the flight. I hope you did not charge my credit card. I want reimbursement if so. 1209-480-8796 James please call me"
Pros: "Emergency row"
Cons: "More than 3 hours late."
Cons: "Five hours sitting in the terminal in Kalibo!! No weather issues!! Baggage fees at ticket counter. Considering the fare we paid this is not a big deal. But the delays?? Leaving Manila, we sat on the plane at the gate for over 90 minutes!! Waiting for clearance to take off because of heavy air traffic in Kalibo?? They have five gates there!! Not a whole lot of sympathy doled out by theses folks either. A piece of chicken and ball of rice at the gate in Kalibo hardly compensates for the excessive inconvenience we endured on both legs of our journey. Might consider directing my business elsewhere on future travel endeavors."
Cons: "The plane was late for 1.5 hours!! We almost missed our next flight from the same company ant the staff didn't want to help us at all to get to the next flight no matter how much we asked them. Unbelievable!!!"
Cons: "Delayed for 2 hours without any informations ..."
Cons: "Late but that's expected"
Pros: "nothing. bad experience, no help from the ground empoyee .. i will not reccommend this airline to anybody.."
Cons: "Your flights are either late or rescheduled."
Airlines flying from Davao City to Manila have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Davao City to Manila
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Davao City to Manila
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Davao City to Manila
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Davao City to Manila
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Davao City to Manila