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Philippine Airlines (Mabuhay Miles)

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08/17/2016 (Average)
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Get this ONLY if:
1) You frequently fly domestic in the Philippines
2) You frequently need direct flights from Manila to other international major cities. (ex. MNL to LHR)

As of 18 August 2016, Etihad and All Nippon Airways are partner airlines. If you don't live in the Philippines, it's better if you check the Etihad Guest or ANA Mileage Club first.

Almost no chance of joining one of the Top 3 Airline Alliances in the future, because of overlap with the other members.

PAL is still much better than Cebu Pacific though. Check the reviews in other places, Cebu Pacific's treatment of customers is so bad, you should only get from them if you're desperate. At least PAL treats you like a human being.

If you live in the Philippines, there are a few travel credit cards that will allow you to transfer points: PNB Mabuhay Miles, Citibank PremierMiles, et cetera

My father gets elite because he frequently flies domestic and has 1 or 2 long haul flights a year. They have the usual stuff: extra baggage allowance, better treatment, priority boarding, etc. He's been bumped up to business class a few times. Don't get your hopes up on business class though, it utterly pales in comparison to first-world carriers.

If you're a tall person (6 feet) with long legs, try to get business class or the seats with more leg room. The planes were designed for shorter people. I'm 5 feet only and I have a lot of leg room.

Overall, if you're Filipino or a permanent resident of the Philippines, get this. There's not much choice at the moment.
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12/26/2010 (Below Average)
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Mediocre program at best, first class seating on flights within the Philippines is a joke.

Online functionality of the site is atrocious. Helpdesk returned an email over 2 weeks later
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03/05/2010 Amherst, NY (Above Average)
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