Question Philippine Airlines - safe?

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  1. Tanuki

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    Hi, has anyone flown Philippine Airlines recently?
    About a decade ago they were banned from entering Europe, since then they've purchased new planes etc and have permission to fly to Europe.

    Any thoughts?

    T.I.A,

    Tanuki
     
  2. TOFF

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    Hope so, I have booked with them to fly to Europe early in 2019
     
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  3. Tanuki

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    Flying blind
     
  4. Tanuki

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    Cool, have received a four star safety review from Startrax, for what it's worth.
     
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  5. TOFF

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    4 of us flying return from 31/12 and returning 24/1 to lhr for under 5k with good timing makes it very good $ wise.
     
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  6. TOFF

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    Im an odds kind of guy and figure, what are the odds.
     
  7. piolet

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    What, relatively? LOL
     
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  8. TOFF

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    I’m banking on the fact that at least 50% of pilots know to press the right buttons and that with 2 of them in the cockpit, between them they should get me there.

    :D
     
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  9. azzski

    azzski Should know better
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    That's only 75% effective!
     
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  10. TOFF

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    That’s enough
     
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  11. 'H' Jones

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    Yep, have flown them many times. Also, u can offer money for an upgrade at the check-in. I usually pay $150 from Singapore to Manila or Hong Kong to go from Economy to Business. A good deal.
     
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  12. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty!
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    Given how many planes you get on you don't want to start doing the "odds" game.
    I am just doing the stick my fingers in my ears and sing lalalalalala thing whenever I start feeling anxious on a plane.
     
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  13. TOFF

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    I trust that when the time is right, gravity will look after me.
     
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  15. di6loc

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    The boss is doing a secondment in Manila later this year and I think her work has a cheapest fare policy - i.e. probably flying Phillipines.

    Whether she gets there or not ... well either way - winning.

    :out:
     
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  16. piolet

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    LOL

    Cheapest is probably Cebu with even more safety issues than philla

    Let me know if you head up
     
  17. Apresski

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    Don't leave the airport, kidnapping entire families is not unusual in the Philippines.

    If kidnapped, negotiate a good deal with Netflix.
     
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