Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport Guide to Manila Airport (MNL)


Terminal 1 at Manila Airport operates international flights (see list of airlines below).


Inter-Terminal Transportation

Terminals are connected one each other by a free shuttle bus which runs every 15 minutes 24 hours through Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 4. Passengers require to clear immigration and customs prior to use this service.

Though travellers report that the service is not really reliable due to the Manila hectic traffic and have preferred to take a taxi instead. Even so, waiting times for getting a taxi may be larger than an hour.



Naia Terminal 1 consists of two levels:

  • Arrivals level: This is the Arrivals area. Find in this floor the arrivals hall and other services such as the baggage claim, customs & immigration, information desk, a transfer point, transport lounge, rental car counters, prayer rooms, lost & found, medical facilities and parking lots, among others.
  • Departures level: This is the Departures level. Services available: Day room, VIP lounge, shops and restaurants.

Terminal 1 hosts the boarding gates 1 to 7, 9 to 12 and 14 to 16.



These are the airlines operating from Terminal 1:

Philippine Airlines - Operates also in other terminals

China Southern Airlines

Jetstar Asia


JAL - Japan Airlines

Malaysia Airlines - Operates also in other terminals

Xiamen Airlines - Operates also in other terminals


China Airlines - Operates also in other terminals

Korean Air



Asiana Airlines



Etihad Airways

Thai Airways International

Royal Brunei Airlines - Operates also in other terminals

Kuwait Airways

Oman Air

Jeju Air

Air China

Gulf Air

Hong Kong Airlines

China Eastern Airlines

Air Niugini

Ethiopian Airlines

Vietnam Airlines - Operates also in other terminals

See the complete list of airlines



Manila Airport Terminal 1 offers to passengers the following services:

  • Banking facilities (bank branch, ATMs, currency exchange)
  • Customs & immigration counters
  • Baggage claim
  • Information desk
  • Day room
  • Transport lounge
  • VIP lounge
  • Prayer rooms
  • Rental car counters
  • Hotel lounge
  • Porters
  • Baggage trolleys
  • Lost & found
  • Medical facilities

Airport Lounges

See attached below the available airport lounges at Naia Terminal 1:

  • Miascor Lounge: Location: Airside, 3F, Gate 9. Services available: Showers. Opening hours: 24 hours.
  • Pagstop Lounge: Location: Airside, 4F.


Useful information

Terminal Security & Safety - email: - Phone: +63 2 877-1109 local 2814

Passenger & Customer Relations - email: - Phone: +63 2 877-1109 local 3522/730

Lost & Found - email: - Phone: +63 2 877-1109 local 4253



Check this map in order to get an idea of the terminal location.