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Whether you’re looking to book cheap last-minute flights or the widest choice of flights from Dubai to Manila, Alternative Airlines can help. Use our guide to discover which airlines operate the route, which airports to fly between and many more FAQs.

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Dubai to Manila Flight Information

Dubai International Airport (DXB) ➡ Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

Manila is a popular destination both for tourists for business, with central business districts, a famed country club and many commercial properties. The enormous Mall of Asia is a top tourist attraction, as are the many parks, gardens and dining opportunities that the city has to offer. The peak travel season in Manila is between November and February, which is when the city experiences its driest weather.

Route Frequency: 
50+ weekly flights between Dubai and Manila

Ticket Price:
 $200+ USD single, $500+ USD return

Flight Time: 
9 hours+ (direct)

Emirates, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines

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What Airlines Fly Between Dubai and Manila?

Direct Flights: For more convenience, take a look at the following airlines that operate direct flights between Dubai and Manila. It is also possible to book flights with a layover or stopover with other airlines, with a journey time of 13+ hours.


Emirates is one of two flag carriers of the United Arab Emirates, the other being Etihad Airways. Emirates offers flights from Dubai (DXB) to 137 other destinations. The airline operates daily flights between Dubai and Manila.

Philippine Airlines

Based at Manila International Airport, Philippine Airlines operates many international flights to and from the Philippines. The airline currently operates daily flights between Dubai and Manila.

Cebu Pacific

Based at Mactan Cebu International Airpor, Cebu, in the Philippines, Cebu Pacific also connects the Philippines with destinations around the world. The airline also operates daily flights between Dubai and Manila.

Use the search form at the top of the page to begin searching for flights with any of these airlines and more.

You can also use our airline filters to only view flights with a specific airline.

Airport Information

Departure Airport Information

Fly from Dubai International Airport (DXB), the international airport serving the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. It is the world's busiest airport by international passenger traffic. The airport offers all the amenities that you could want from an airport, including extensive dining and shopping options. The airport serves as a hub for Emirates and flydubai and both airlines fly to an extensive list of international destinations. For Emirates, this includes flights to Manila.

Arrival Airport Information

Fly to Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL), the international airport serving Manila in the Philippines. The airport is between the cities of Pasay and Parañaque — about 7 kilometres, or 4.3 miles, south of Manila. The airport is a primary hub for Cebgo, Cebu Pacific, PAL Express and Philippine Airlines. Both Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines fly between Dubai and Manila.

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Can I fly directly between Dubai and Manila?

Yes, you can fly directly between Dubai and Manila with the following airlines: Emirates, Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines. Use our search form at the top of the page to compare flight times and the on-board service offered by each airline to find the flights that are right for you.

What is the flight time between Dubai and Manila?

It takes 9 - 9.5 hours to fly between Dubai and Manila. The shortest flight time is 8.5 hours with Philippine Airlines.

How many flights operate between Dubai and Manila?

There are at least 50 flights that operate weekly between Dubai and Manila. This number was reduced during the Coronavius pandemic.

Can I pay over time for flights between Dubai and Manila?

Yes you can, when you book your flights through Alternative Airlines. You can pay in weekly, bi-weekly or monthly instalments for any flight that you book through our site. Our Buy Now, Pay Later options include Postpay and Tabby if you reside in the United Arab Emirates. We also offer PayPal Credit, Zip, Klarna, Affirm and many other options, which are available depending on where you reside, the cost of your flights and the currency that you are using.