Cons: "Extremely bad service at the ticket counter. Really disappointed, really disappointed"
Pros: "Crew was extremely friendly as expected from Cathay. The aircraft was substituted from the scheduled A350-800 to an A330 but it still had lie flat seats, just not as nice. The crew was very apologetic for the last minute schedule change."
Cons: "Nothing can be done about the aircraft swap, I’m happy they swapped with an aircraft with lie flat seats as I was exhausted and needed the rest before landing in HKG."
Pros: "The entertainment system has huge offerings."
Cons: "The food could be better."
Cons: "not much choice in the movie selection"
Cons: "The crew should be friendlier while they deliver their service."
Pros: "The seats are fairly comfortable, and the service was great."
Cons: "The economy seats are obviously not great. The extended legroom seats are still quite narrow, though the legroom is great."
Cons: "One really bad movie."
Pros: "Everything was excellent, crew, seat, food"
Cons: "The person on duty at the desk of the lounge in Johannesburg was very unfriendly and even rude."
Cons: "Airplane was extremely hot, service was poor"
Cons: "Food extreamly salty and makes you gassy. Bathrooms were always dirty and out of items. Economy cabin was freezing cold and the blankets provided are paper thin."
Pros: "Good options for food including meals and snacks! Cabin crew was great."
Cons: "Crew sometimes a little slow responding to passengers paging from their seats."
Pros: "Was good but the food was bad"
Pros: "On time departure and arrival, in flight service and comfort."
Cons: "Entertainment system seems old, latest movies are not there and the flight maps interface looks like as of it is from the 2000s."
Pros: "Nice crew"
Cons: "Seat on up position are too straight"
Pros: "More leg room"
Cons: "Flight is an hour delayed ☹️. I don’t like the fact that u can’t choose ur own seat online"
Pros: "Everything was great !"
Cons: "Food was average"
Pros: "Service was great and friendly and attentive"
Cons: "Setting chart was not accurate. It showed a space between my seat and next to me and there was no space between."
Pros: "Up and down at the right time and place. Great experience."
Cons: "Kosher meal served lukewarm"
Pros: "Nice airplane, it was little bit delayed but still fair enough. Meals are nice if it has more vary entertainments, would be great :)"
Cons: "Like above, crews are look like tired. Thats fine but even doesnt look like want to work and speak in their language during searving, quite feel bad."
Cons: "The check in crew were not very helpful. I was asking for help but he didn’t even suggested a solution. Instead he kept ok saying he can’t do anything which is really disappointing. He is in a customer service area, he should be more accommodating."
Pros: "The ground staff helped me get on board the flight despite a transit delay that caused me to arrive at the check-in counter a few minutes into boarding time. I have no complaints about the in-flight staff. Our flight arrived a few minutes early to our destination."
Cons: "It would be nice if the meal menus had allergy information printed on them. The plane was equipped with an older entertainment center, and some of the control buttons were a little unreliable. These are minor complaints, however."
Cons: "Hard to just get out of seat to go to bathroom, it’s to cramped"
Pros: "On time Good service Nice crew"
Pros: "Liked the bit more leg room, wish I had that plane on my San Francisco leg"
Pros: "Food and attentive staff"
Pros: "Crew behaviour"
Cons: "Food was bad..more snacks needed...movie list was not updated ...should be more Bollywood movie"
Pros: "The service, the plane, friendly staff all throughout"
Cons: "The particular flight we took lands in LAX at 1420 hrs,, height of arrivals. Immigration took us an 2 hours to clear. Perhaps CX can adjust their arrival time by an hour or so to avoid the peak arrival time of many flights."
Pros: "Customer service and food was great"
Cons: "Planes are old do not have larger entertainment screens and don't have wi fi"
Pros: "The crew was polite and efficient."
Cons: "I had requested special vegetarian meal. Although I did receive this meal, it was barely a meal, the full course was not provided. Only the main course and salad was provided. The bread(bun) and dessert were missing. It's not clear to me why vegetarians would be deprived of a full course meal."
Pros: "The food was great, 2 free bags checked, free food and free movies! Very nice staff all around amazing."
Pros: "This route is covered by an A350 which was nice to discover."
Cons: "Despite the brand new aircraft, the Economy section seats are not comfortable which was quite disappointing. The service could be better too. Not what Asian airlines are usually known for."
Pros: "Comfortable seats, clean toilets, great service, awesome entertainment options, great movie selection with search by keyword"
Pros: "Confort and service"
Pros: "I had two flight crew that went out of their way to exceed my expectations on my BKK to HKG flight. One was the onflight manager, Bingo, and the other was the flight attendant, Carol. They are a testament to Cathay Pacific, and they should be acknowledged for their exceptional customer service!"
Cons: "Delayed from boarding at 1 am until 5 am when they finally announced it was cancelled. They made announcement updates every 10 minutes meaning that people had to be constantly alert to see if anything changed in the next 10 minutes. When the flight was cancelled, the employees could not offer any information about how to get ticket prices refunded, or how to get to the destination. They could not even connect passengers to the managers because the managers are in Hong Kong. The number they gave out to passengers for customer services could not be reached because this it is an international number. People had to miss connecting flights, meetings, important appointments, and are still trying to figure out how to get refunded for an expensive flight. Terrible experience and customer service."
Pros: "No issues with airline just other passengers. Plane was older model but very clean. Noticed flight attendants cleaning washrooms frequently. Meals were timely and quite tasty. Even though did not partake, liked how there were snacks available."
Cons: "Boarding process was disorganized (no zones or group boarding, just everyone getting in line at once), but still departed on time."
Pros: "Amazing service and food"
Cons: "Little cramped bit not bad"
Pros: "Entertainment Nice crew from Japan"
Cons: "Crew is not heart felt welcome the guest at all, changing face when ask for a blanket or other customers' request. Take long time for baggage check-in even we did for online check-in."
Pros: "I liked the smothered flight and the management of time that the crew implemented"
Cons: "The food was almost not edible . I would feel guilty feeding it to my dog"
Pros: "Boarding was fast seats are comfortable"
Cons: "The food was very minimal"
Pros: "Excellent services! With mileage credit, seat selection, on time departure, baggage allowance, food, wine entertainment and more, why taking budget airlines again? Truly a wonderful experience for this family trip!"
Pros: "Cathay had agent waiting for me at my landing gate and guided me through the change of flights and led me to the proper gate for my new connection. They were very customer service oriented."
Cons: "Flight was late into Hong Kong and I missed the connection to the United flight to San Francisco."
Pros: "Crew is lovely"
Cons: "My vegetarian food was horrible, terrible drink selection, mediocre entertainment."
Cons: "Passenger seat is very hard and after 12-15 hours in most uncomfortable."
Pros: "I had difficulty finding my booking reference on cathay website until it was very late. I am marco polo member but that was picked up late so my meal preferences were not picked up. Also we had pork sausage for breakfast to me one of the items tasted sumilar to beef and not pork. I would prefer that all meat sources be listed so i can make an informed choice"
Cons: "See above otherwise it was good"
Pros: "Food was good and service was satisfying. Staffs are really nice and polite."
Cons: "Seat is a little bit too small, probably cuz im too tall. But still u guys should have a specific section for people 6ft1 and above xD"
Pros: "I enjoyed the meals during the flight. The meals that were provided has a salad, main course, fruits and desert. Good amount of leg room, comfortable seating and enterntainments of movie and music."
Cons: "I don't really like the buzzing sound when the plane was in motion (as most planes were, I believe)."
Pros: "Cathay Airways offer spacious leg room and a very polite and helpful staff. Cathay prefer to board passenger based on their sitting locations than their ticket class which makes more sense as the last rows board first and don't clog up the plane. Cathay crew kept pumping out noodles and snacks during the flight. it almost felt like being on an airborne restaurant!"
Cons: "Nothing negative."
Pros: "It was only 3 seats across and lots of new movies (current) movies"
Cons: "OMG! There is zero leg room. The seats are hard. And the crying babies with parents who should have never reproduced made this flight help. We tried to get help from crew but they told the parents to quiet kid and t g end walked away"
Not very helpful and courteous crew at the gate when they printed the ticket with assigned seat that I did not have yet. After waiting in line for a few minutes, they asked me to go back to them for help in a couple of minutes. Very confused! Extremely uncomfortable for such a long flight. Food was good, and the staff was very helpful and kind, but the TVs on the very last row on the left did not work at all the entire flight. Very disappointed.
Pros: "All was Good, no special negatives."
Cons: "Not worth my time to comment."
Pros: "the crew were so nice"
Cons: "not enough room between seats"
Cons: "It’s frustrating to not have the ability to select seats before arriving at check in counter when there’s really not much to choose from."
Pros: "vegan sweeties for the kids, so nice as my daughter usually has to say no. Also swiss chocolate - so good! Our veggie meals booked hadn't gone through on the system but we were found some they had anyway - wasn't very nice though."
Pros: "Everything aside from the food and cabin atmosphere."
Cons: "Food and cabin atmosphere. The cabin felt very stuffy and warm."
Pros: "The crew was good"
Cons: "Place for the legs and better food"
Pros: "The crew were very friendly."
Pros: "האוכל והשירות מצוינים והטייסים מצוינים"
Cons: "מקום ישיבה צפוף מידי"
Pros: "Best flight for a long time. great service and entertainment."
Cons: "I was unable to order vegetarian meal before the flight. This also a KAYAK / VAYAMA issue - you can not pass the info about special meal to the airline and Swiss seems to require that you order through them in order to specify such details. You should improve this."
Cons: "That it wasn’t a flight to denver"
Cons: "Kayak sold me a “lite” ticket on Swiss, but never mentioned that it didn’t include baggage. Even though Swiss is Star Alliance they didng count my Star Alliance Gold status for free bags and didn’t offer an upgrade. Zurich was incredibly hot and the airport didn’t have air conditoning anywhere. The boarding was worse than Ryan Air. The plane was okd and super uncomfortable. staff was rude and not at all helpful. Swiss is definitely a budget air line!!!!"
Pros: "Good product"
Cons: "Seat had some problems, but the crew fixed it for me"
Cons: "It was so hot in the plane and there were no air vents to keep air circulating."
Cons: "I felt like a sardine."
Pros: "Nice experience."
Cons: "Seats are not so comfortable. Crew is nice, but not too nice"
Pros: "Problem free."
Cons: "It was a great flight."
Pros: "Excellent food. Lovely service. Departure and boarding on time."
Cons: "No entertainment at all. Very limited leg room"
Pros: "The staff was polait"
Cons: "No option to make zhek in No opthin for vegeterian The media in my seat didn't work"
Pros: "Everything is great when flying Swiss. From online checkin to boarding and throughout the flight. Thumbs up to Swiss. Simply a delight."
Pros: "The flight was smooth; Attendants were nice and everything worked according to schedule"
Pros: "Very comfortable and attendants were very attentive."
Cons: "Checking in at the Tel Aviv Airport is an absolute nightmare! It is congested and disorganized."
Pros: "The Israeli crew on El Al were very polite and tried to help."
Cons: "When we arrived to Swiss desk, after checking in at home including choosing seats, we were sent to El Al desk and had to start everything from the start. We couldn't even choose seats . It was a great disappointment. We don't think we fly in Swiss again"
Pros: "By far the worst experience I've ever had in my life. 1. A day after I perches a multi destination tickets I called Swiss air costumer service requesting to upgrade my tickets to business class. no one would even try to help me. They just kept saying I need to contact my travel agent. After 3 phone calls I gave up and decided to wait and upgrade my ticket at the airport. 2. In Prague the night before my second flight I hurt my knee real bad to a point that I couldn't walk at all. The next morning I call Swiss air costumer service again trying to explain them my situation telling them I can't fly and won't be able to make it to my flight. Costumer service cancelled immediately all of my remaining tickets and try to sell me new tickets for a full price. I said I don't mind buy and pay for the one flight I missed but there is no reason for her to re sell me the rest of my tickets that I already paid for, again. Then she start to change prices up and down like in a Chinese flea market. At that point I begged her to talk to a supervisor but she Kept ignoring my request and just try to negotiat for a lower charg she kept me on the phone for 5 hours. My hotel phone bill for that one call cost me 150€. I never got to talk to a supervisor but she took down the charge to 517$ Not included a new ticket flying out of Prague. 3. For my last flight going home. I showed up 2.5 hours Earlier. asking to upgrade my sit to business fin desk send me to talk to asupervisor. The supervisor was trying to process my request but didn't seem to know what he was doing at all. One minute he was on his computer then the next minute on the phone with Swiss air headquarter then back on his computer for more then 35 minutes with no resolute. I still had an hour and half before take off when he told me he can print me the ticket but it's to late now since the gate for my flight is close and I already missed my flight. I said that's impossible cause I still have an hour and half to my flight but he insist on the gate been close and there is no way I can get on that flight. Right away I run back to front desk asking them to print my ticket as fast as possible cause I would really like to get on that flight. In front desk they told me not to worry cause I got plenty of time to get on that flight. So I gave up on the business upgrade and told them that at that point I'll be just as happy to sit by the window. Of course they put me on the very end exactly in the middle. After the door was locked I looked around and saw plenty of free sits available including by the window. 4. In Zurich I finally managed to upgrade my last flight coming back to Tampa fl to business and noticed that the only way they could do that was by contacting Swiss air headquarter for approval. When I asked why is that since I fly a lot and never seen anything like that before one of the lady's there told how Swiss air left all of their front desk powerless and all decisions must be made by headquarters."
Cons: "When we finally arrived in Tampa. It hook them an hour and a half to get are bags out. I honestly doubt I'll ever fly Swiss airlines again. Ever. Absolutely the worst experience I've ever had flying. Ps the crew on the plain ware a lot nicer and more professional the people on the ground."
Pros: "The new aircraft"
Cons: "Lavatory wasn't clean enough"
Pros: "Great flight crew and equipment. Courteous and helpful."
Cons: "Rude gate staff who boarded economy and business all at once causing a 45 minute delay. Indifferent to passenger complaints and only had one boarding scanner for the entire flight. Slow and inefficient, and worst of all, unapologetic."
Cons: "Don't like to wait for no one 30 min inside airplane"
Pros: "Everything was great :) food is good, crew is perfect"
Pros: "entertainment was fine"
Cons: "Everything was ok except that confusion we had while ticketing. Although we have been assigned on on carrier the flight was operated by a different one, which was not cleared in the purchase paper."
Pros: "I fly this line often, SWISS is immeasurably better than ElAl. The planes are modern and include an in-flight entertainment system, the food is light years better, the staff more considerate and attentive."
Cons: "Cervise was not so good was waiting almost 3 hours on check in"
Pros: "Overall very pleased with the airline"
Cons: "The only complant I have is not enough leg room but the price was great so it was a compromise."
Pros: "I liked the comfort of the aircraft and entertainment"
Cons: "That there was a delay which wasnt announced which meant i had to get through an new airport in a hurry for me to get connecting dublin flight. When i got to boarding gate everyone was boarding found this extetemly pressuring"
Pros: "the punctualty"
Cons: "little space betwwen the rows, bad food no entertainment and a very unfreindly crew"
Pros: "Flight was good and comfortable"
Pros: "I'm very satisfied with Swiss airline excellent service starting from the flight attenders very professional friendly excellent food .if I would recommend this airline absolutely 100%.."
Pros: "I liked everything.....the food, boarding, comfortable, the crew. It was excellent! Will fly them again."
Cons: "The movies were the same so coming back there was nothing to watch."
Pros: "I enjoyed the entirety of the flight."
Cons: "No complaints."
Pros: "Great kosher food! Very kind attendants."
Cons: "not enough foot room."
Cons: "I was taken away from boarding for a random check that took a long time due to not enough staff Entertainment system was broken for about 50 people, even after a reset. Terrible for an overseas flight. Food was very poor, staff lied about resetting the entertainment system. The plane took off 1 hour late and was not allowed to taxi to taxi to the gate for 1 hour, making us extremely late."
Pros: "Everthing went as planned. Left on time. Cannot complain."
Pros: "Friendly flight attendants. Great food"
Pros: "The seats The crew"
Cons: "Delayed on two flights Too hot on the first flight despite a number of people complaining"
Pros: "Great food and drink options."
Cons: "Due to special meals, food was quite delayed. Flight was also delayed so it was very tight to get to my connection."
Pros: "Crew was excellent, and the food was both ample and appetizing."
Cons: "The boarding process is a little chaotic for the economy cabin since there is no distinctions by zone or seat row. The result is a bit of a surge when they first announce the boarding of the cabin."
Pros: "Overall good value for the price paid. The service is great and friendly."
Cons: "The entertainment system needs some improvement and upgrade."
Overall everything good and Thanks for your best service
Crews in a plane. But very rude person in checkout for bording.
Clean airplane with great staff
Awesome! I traveled in business, love it!
Pros: "A350, very comfortable and quiet. Good crew and pleasant flight"
Cons: "cabin temperature was a bit too high through the night."
Pros: "Economy size seats fitted in Business Class and so much wastage of space around seats, very little quantity and quality of food available.The flights to Delhi and Amritsar has more than 60 % Punjab Travelers and there is not even a single movie in Punjabi movie. Poor."
Cons: "Economy size seats fitted in Business Class and so much wastage of space around seats, very little quantity and quality of food available.The flights to Delhi and Amritsar has more than 60 % Punjab Travelers and there is not even a single movie in Punjabi language. Poor."
Pros: "The crew was nice"
Cons: "We were boarding later than expected Which caused some stress with connection flight"
Pros: "A350, smooth and quiet. Nice plane"
Cons: "Seats in business are a little crowded and close together. opening to get in and out of seat is minimal"
Pros: "Lovely crew, very good entertainment system."
Pros: "I have flown to hk with Cathay and American exclusively. I wanted to try Finnair because the price was very good for business. I now know why. The food is mediocre. The staff aren’t friendly or attentive. At $2700 it’s cheap compared to CX and AA but I know why now."
Cons: "Service, staff and food."
Pros: "I got to my destination"
Cons: "Endless waiting and lost luggage. Excuse was unpredicted weather conditions. It was snowing in Finland so they had to clear the Ice from the planes.. Snowing in Finland? How uncommon is that during December? I think most of this is poor ground handling In Helsinki."
Pros: "The crew is excellent. Very friendly, professional, and helpful. Both on board and at the desk inside the airport. They listen to your needs and respond the best they can. Seats are comfortable enough for Economy. Good selection of movies to watch. The flight was on time and arrived even a little earlier than expected."
Cons: "The food was filling, but not particularly tasty. For those seated toward the back, there was no choice. Although maybe there was no choice to begin with. Normally, on international flights, for the first (bigger) meal at least, you are given two choices, such as meat or vegetarian, beef or chicken. The food itself wasn't great. The salad was below average on both flight, from and to Chicago. So was the desert. Drinks are offered once with each meal in very small glasses. Although there is a bottle of water from the start."
Pros: "Everything was on time"
Cons: "I couldn’t change my seat"
Pros: "Friendly crew. Food was nice."
Pros: "Blueberry juice! I is now my favorite juice."
Cons: "The food was way overcooked!"
Cons: "Finnair used to be a good airline but it has deteriorated significantly. The flights are expensive but uncomfortable. The airline uses every opportunity to save money and charges through the nose for everything. The morale of the crew is low."
Cons: "Plane was late taking off and almost missed my next connection. Due to landing late my luggage did not make it on make it on my flight. However the airline delivered to my place the following morning. It was not an inconvenience to me as the baggage was delivered in a timely fashion. Thank you Finnair!"
Pros: "Most Improved Player - Finnair has done the best experience in overall long haul flights out of the 40plus airlines I have flown in the last 3 years; brand new planes, nice and diverse cabin crew, beautiful lightings videos details chocolates etc, best entertainment system in the industry, and things always go smooth in Helsinki airport. Awesome imrpovement over recent years."
Cons: "Big struggle for airlines still remains varying quality customer service. Finnair still seems to struggle with this occasionally. Finnair can work harder to keep customer service quality high. Hate to say it, but perhaps letting the bitter, last generation flight attendants who seem to have a grudge about the decline of the glamour and benefits of the job as flying has become commonplace with more competition (seen this on Finnair & N America’s older airlines line United)"
Pros: "excellent service, loads of attention, good gluten free food choices with a finnish twist"
Pros: "I like the crew, the new aircraft, the airport in Helsinki, the business lounge in the airport"
Cons: "There was nothing that I truly disliked. I thought the food was mediocre and the business seat rather lumpy"
Pros: "Crew were great / free wine !"
Cons: "Crowded and chaotic boarding"
Pros: "Was great on the way to Helsinki and extremely poor on the return trip."
Cons: "Seat pitch was horrible! Almost as bad as United and American. Very uncomfortable!"
Pros: "Crew is very nice and helpful. Food is just fine."
Cons: "Seats are too close and not enough space for my legs. I am 187 (6'2"). No outlets for phone charging."
Pros: "Great service, staff and punctuality"
Cons: "The food was soggy and overheated"
Pros: "Brand new A350 business class was excellent - far better than tired old BA planes. Great IFE and food and beverage service. Excellent cabin crew aervice. Overall, thoroughly good from start to finish (Finnish?)."
Cons: "Amenity kit was a little basic."
Pros: "We didn't make it to Helsinki so I can't say anything good!"
Cons: "Justfly.com screwed up on our reservation and failed to properly ticket our lap child. This caused us to not make the flight! Justfly.com hasn't done anything to rectify this issue!"
Pros: "The Finnair representatives at the airport were incredibly nice and helpful."
Cons: "I never made it on the flight because I booked through airfare.com which gives no warning or notices that passports need to be valid for three months after a flight to France. I ended up spending hours on the phone with them constantly being yelled at by their customer service reps."
Pros: "Crew was proffessional"
Cons: "The crew did not use air freshener and some passenger smell really bad."
Pros: "HiFly is awful. Terrible food. Really not much service. It gets you from point A to B ..... but not always. Our return flight was cancelled with no reason given. Instead of a 2pm direct we were put on an 8am with a layover. The only saving grace is that our transatlantic was on Delta, which was amazing."
Cons: "Awful food No service Outsourced both flights to a low budget third party carrier Canceled return flight with no reason or apologies OR compensation (as of this moment) provided"
Pros: "Staff was nice, seats were comfortable unlike other flights I have been on the past two weeks."
Cons: "I think the pilot made a wrong turn and made erratic movements of the plane close to the end of the flight. Not sure what happened but it was a little scary."
Pros: "My luggage was found and collected and transfered for me by Phillipines Airlines staff at Hong Kong airport."
Pros: "I liked service very much."
Pros: "We had a very reasonable fare that included two meals a glass of wine and movies. We weren't expecting any thing more than a plane ride. Thank you FinnAir."
Cons: "They left my baggage behind!!"
Pros: "Tiny turboprop. Ok flight."
Cons: "Was not allowed to bring standard-sized suitcase as carryon: it does not fit in the overhead. This means I had to check it to final destination which I do not like to do."
Pros: "fast boarding"
Cons: "rude crew- the crew was impolite to all passengers."
Pros: "Flying out of Chicago we had a 3 hour delay. Caused me to miss my connection. The cause was "plane availability". What? It wasn't weather related in the least. Once the flight left the ground, the trip was very pleasant. But, Finnair should have made some sort of compensation to the passengers. They did not."
Cons: "See above"
Pros: "Sorry I like the price ...."
Cons: "There was no food the stewadress we're not so kind the did not give a over only after begging them and I do not like the flight time. I like the save try very much and this is important"
Pros: "Seats larger and more comfortablethan 3xpected."
Cons: "Food and drink overpriced."
Cons: "Something that was unpleasant was if someone spoke through the announcement system it would be very loud through the headphones if someone is listening to a movie or music"
Pros: "Plane was nice, new, every seat had an entertainment system. Crew was very nice and did their best to accommodate my needing a gluten free meal. *This was an Iberia plane, not an American Airlines plane."
Cons: "The Iberia web site, and web app were not functioning properly. I want able to save any of my personal information such as phone number or known traveler number. I was unable to select a gluten free meal prior to the flight since the web app and website were not working. I tried calleding Iberia customer support over 10 different times and was never able to speak with a representative. The customer support prior to the flight was non-existent."
Pros: "comfortable seats, efficient service both getting on and off the plane,very current movies. Overall a very good experience"
Pros: "could change to extra legroom on the day without extra charge"
Cons: "no individual entertainment console, and only certain seats had power outlets."
Pros: "crew were great!"
Cons: "movies offered were poor. a dinosaur (great for kids), and a movie about love (horrible for all). food was yuck."
Cons: "Experienced very rude cabin crew"
Pros: "Having read horror stories online about booking with Kayak's partner Justfly, I was prepared for the worst (last-minute cancellations, partial refunds, all-around crummy service). Actually, my Finnair flight was great - it was operated by BA, so it was a nice new double-decker Airbus plane. It was maybe 3/4ths full, so I nearly had a row to myself - shoutout to the jerk who decided he was entitled to the aisle seat. The flight was smooth and easy and best of all, it cost a fraction of what the BA price for a one-way from SFO to LHR cost."
Cons: "The food on BA continues to be meh, but what most people don't realize is that ALL airline food is meh, because your tastebuds don't work properly 30k feet in the air (it's a scientific fact)."
Pros: "Flight was operated by American and they really absolutely need to update their planes on the JFK-CDG route. It is the only airline that does not provide individual screens, the seats barely recline and the air quality on board on board lives a lot to be desired as the plane odor is just not good."
Pros: "Nice company with good personnel."
Pros: "Everything was good, cozy airplane, tasty food"
I know this is Africa but the plane seats could be more comfortable
Cons: "First of all, my flight had no option to plug my cellphone, there was no TV screen and no WiFi.. they served some loaf of bread cut in half with some spices inside and called it dinner! But the most disappointing thing is the fact is that they LOST BOTH OF MY LUGGAGE BAGS, and the most they could offer me is $50 compensation (my belongings worth thousands of dollars) And even this I would have to claim from my “home country” which is completely unreasonable as my home country isn’t the one lost my luggage, the airlines had! Beyond shocked, disappointed and aggravated, this was my first time flying this airlines and I promise you it’s the last. Won’t recommend to anyone."
Pros: "i could not contact momodo not in e-mail, telephone or chat momodo was real bad with solving problems and i will not recommend you with any way"
Pros: "When we were unable to travel due to Corona Virus restrictions, Ethiopian gave us a full refund even though we had a non-refundable ticket, and they were lovely about it when they did it. A+, hope I'll get a chance to actually fly with them soon."
Pros: "Great Crew."
Cons: "Improve baggage charges"
Pros: "Take off was quick, as well as deplaning"
Cons: "the little cornbread cake was pretty bad."
Cons: "The toilets were filthy. The tv touch screens didn’t work"
Pros: "The crew were fantastic! The one meal from Athens to Cairo was excellent, the other two meals weren’t too bad but not as good as the first one."
Cons: "The security in Cairo was really a joke."
Pros: "Large space"
Pros: "Punctuality in Punctuality"
Cons: "Everything's is ok"
Pros: "Crew is friendly."
Cons: "The plane is old, tatty and dirty. There is no entertainment. The airport transfer is very very shoddy."
Cons: "Crews could have greet and serve passengers with a warm smile. Food was acceptable but not as good as Japan / Korean airlines . I suppose the low airfares reflect its Servicr."
Cons: "My reservation seat was suddenly changed with no notification and apologise. It was really confusing situation."
Pros: "I received flying miles for this flight, well actually I really tried to find something positive to say"
Cons: "spent 19+ hrs in the airport in Addis Abeba, when I was supposed to be transferred to a hotel, needless to say, the airport at night is not the best place a woman would like to spend her time."
Cons: "old, uncomfortable plane with no entertainment system. miserable experience"
Pros: "I like that the bulkhead seats (typically where the baby bassinet is placed) have electrical outlets which I used to easily charge my phone; and that there is nice legroom space."
Cons: "Economy is a bit tight; the bidding process for Cloud Nine (business class) has reduced the chance of passengers being upgraded for free especially as a means to reward frequent flyers, or help passengers with special needs/accommodations."
Cons: "Checking in was poor. The booking didn't reflect in jhb or in two Aviv. Special meal was requested and not provided."
Cons: "we booked this flight because it was the shortest. However, we received an email a few days ago saying that the flight on the way back changed and the layover has increased from 2h to almost 7h! this is very upsetting since Im pregnant and the bring such a ling time at the Addis airport really ruined my flight experience"
Pros: "Food was pretty good. Flight attendants were very nice, however they didn’t do too much on a screaming baby that wouldn’t shut up the entire flight."
Cons: "Late take off from Newark led to us almost missing our connections to Johannesburg. We were moving like sheep herded to buses. Seemed very unorganized. The inflight entertainment was very basic compared to other star alliance flights in the states. Can’t understand the pilots very well when they spoke English. P"
Cons: "Lost my bags, missed two connections due to delays, took a bus home instead"
Cons: "comfort of the seats. the made the flight early to 0730 am and still serving lunch at 0830 in the morning. All was bad"
Cons: "No kosher food eventhogh we asked for it"
Pros: "The flight crew was pleasant and helpful"
Cons: "Being woken up throughout the night for food. The overhead screens were on all night which made it difficult to rest."
Cons: "flight was 6 hours delayed"
Pros: "Modern aircraft, good fleet in general"
Cons: "Shabby interior, boarding at Bole. Bole airport needs drastic expansion."
Pros: "Served dinner"
Cons: "the seats however were quite tight and there was no electrical plug for charging."
Pros: "The staff assistance Kosher food was great"
Cons: "Overhead baggage compartment was taken over by cups and stuff"
Pros: "Everything Kosher food was excellent"
Pros: "The crew where very pleasant & the service on the plane was good"
Cons: "A small plane and not enough leg space, you could not choose your on movie, didn’t have much choice of the meal that was served"
Cons: "The security line was very long and one security monitor check person was holding up the line - taking her time. Even the othe security people at the gate were trying to push her along. Most of the people getting on this flight had a short layover time. Escape ially with the previous flight being late."
Pros: "The worst airline company I've ever used"
Pros: "food and beer were fine"
Cons: "4 flights ,4 delays. poor customer service . every thing is very slow ."
Cons: "Old plane Left 1 hr late No entertainment Adis is an old filthy airport"
Cons: "There was a deley of 3 and a half h"
Pros: "Sleeping most of the way"
Cons: "Airport in ADS was very basic. Was hard to find a descent toilet"
Pros: "Cost effevtive"
Cons: "Crew being unkind."
Cons: "Everything. I have written to email@example.com"
Pros: "Excellent pre-boarding service to get aisle seats. Comfortable on time flights. Pleasant service."
Cons: "Bad service and follow through when luggage lost. Promised it would arrive that afternoon and given a tel number to call. Advised that I could not claim expenses for toiletries, basic necesssities. 1. Luggage did NOT arrive that afternoon 2. No reply to tel calls or got an automatic answering service. 3. No follow through to emails 4. Persistent phone calls at last elicited a response that luggage would arrive next morning - but unable to give a time 5. Luggage arrived late afternoon i.e. 2 full days later 6. I will put in a claim for toiletries, underwear, socks + taxi to get to shops"
Pros: "I was pleasantly surprised at the entertainment. Other than that, everything was pretty good. Nothing stood out as exceptional and nothing was particularly bad."
Cons: "The seats weren't the most comfortable, but on a 10 hour flight, nothing is."
Pros: "Everything was great. The seats were comfortable. The crew was awesome! They provided us singular care and 10 hours flights did not seem too long! Entertainment was outstanding."
Pros: "aircraft was nice and well kept, and crew friendly."
Cons: "too many announcements on PA (information could have been summarized and delivered in the beginning, so that those who prefer to sleep can)."
Pros: "Nice staff"
Cons: "Food seemed of poor quality."
Pros: "Boarding at the gate was atrocious. Very slow and not organized and we left late because of that. The crew was very nice. Food was good. Entertainment was ok. Movies were old and could have been up to date not enough bathrooms per amount of people on board (relative to other aircrafts)."
Cons: "- terrible food and no snacks provided - Crew was attentive and fairly kind - bathrooms were cleaned but could have improved on the amount of times it was cleaned - poor air circulation"
Pros: "The service onboard was excellent!"
Cons: "The food was almost edible, but i stil ate it because i was hungry. The fish was not even real, just some sort of fishmeal,"
Cons: "There was no entertainment system and there was no vegetarian option. I would have registered for the vegetarian option ahead of time, but when I tried to do online check in, it didn't work."
Cons: "This airline is a torture stay away from it."
Pros: "The crew was courteous and pleasant. Boarding was quick. Airplane was clean. Blankets were warm. Food was good."
Cons: "Aircraft old so entertainment was not on the individual seat. Seats were hard and didn’t recline too much. Leg room was decent. Check in was horrible. 45 minute line."
Cons: "Food, WiFi on airplane."
Pros: "The crew was courteous and efficient."
Cons: "Ordered kosher food, meh. Could have used a little more leg room because I am 6 feet tall."
Pros: "Flight was amazing but my connection in Barcelona to Tel Aviv was a bit stressful. I couldn't check in via app or phone, When I arrived at security in Barcelona, security would not allow me to pass without a boarding pass. So I had to leave the gate area and go to El Al ticket counter."
Cons: "I almost missed my flight because of this. I called Expedia staff and they weren't much help. Next time I will be better prepared when booking flights to Tel Aviv."
Pros: "Fairly empty flight. Decent movie selections. Pleasant crew."
Cons: "I shouldn’t have upgraded to Economy+ b/c the front row (in Economy) has no where to store your things except overhead, the extra legroom is negated by everyone using your row to cross between aisles and the screen that folds out from the armrest wouldn’t stay upright & required constant adjustment. No WiFi is disappointing for a 12+ hr flight."
Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "No individual entertainment unless youve already downloaded the program to your computer. Non-supportive headrest made it hard to sleep"
Pros: "New plane"
Cons: "Head phones very poor quality"
Cons: "Food Tv options Service"
Pros: "Респект израильским пилотам!!"
Pros: "I did like the breakfast provided, eggs were good. Dinner was fine too, I liked that hummus was provided.. seats were comfortable. There were sufficient bathrooms."
Cons: "Even though the seats were comfortable, the legroom was not."
Pros: "the staff is nice and helpful, food was fine, boarding and fligh on time"
Cons: "the chairs is f##$$ bad and i paid for premium economic, the video system is old and not sufficient and the food was not good as well not to mention that we were in the air 45 minutes in delay"
Pros: "The boarding was the only redeemable of the trip, correct and efficient"
Cons: "The plane was not in good condition, broken seats, screens and individual lights that did not work, heavy attention of the personnel of board, the food of low quality and without provision of water during the flight"
Pros: "Very friendly crew"
Cons: "Quality of entertainment system - it's time to upgrade it!"
Pros: "Boarded quick"
Cons: "Waited one hour in line to check my Bag. Sat in the back of the plane smelled like the bathroom. The tv wasn't working and I asked five people to fix it after asking so many people and there could fix it they eventually gave me an Ipad which was halfway through the flight. I tried to watch a movie but couldn't finish because they took it away so quickly. I was in such a rush to get out of the plane I forgot a bottle of vadka I had bought in duty free."
Cons: "An old airplane, no personal Entertainment, For some unknown reason I couldn't upreared my seat with my Frequent Flyer points. The food was bad and made me heartburn"
Cons: "very little legroom to start and then the entertainment system is under the seat in front of you so can't stretch one foot at all."
Cons: "No service on flight. Israeli disregard and stupidity.. fly Swiss zlufthsnsa or British Air and learn what your company fails to do."
Pros: "We could. Not make a notmal check in. By the time we could 24 hrs before all the seat s were engaged."
Cons: "8 hour delay. No information. Crew turned off the screens and refused to give people information. Hungry screaming children. No compensation. Couldn't even get water on the flight more than one time. Television was a small screen. Volume didn't work. Only four channels and one was the map. Spend your money elsewhere. El Al has a lot of growing up to do. I've flown all over the world with multiple carriers. This was by far the worst. They're profoundly more expensive than other carriers to Tel Aviv. They could do a lot better than this!"
Pros: "Israeli jewish airline"
Cons: "Safety movie didn/t work properly and we taxi back to the gate."
Pros: "Crew space overhead"
Cons: "1 1/2 hour delay on board before departure: bathroom not clean"
Cons: "In your website it was not specified that this wad a low cost flight. More expanses were required on check in. There were many passengers that felt misleaded."
Pros: "The crew is nice."
Cons: "Yet again the plane was old and uncomfortable. I am fed up with paying full price and getting a plane that has an entertainment system that is falling apart and seats where you feel like you are sitting on top of the other passengers."
Pros: "crew crewis nice and helpful"
Cons: "food is not tasty,personal screen resolution not good and ear phone jack not working properly."
Cons: "Security - we were profiled and took 1.5 hours for them to search all our belongings. Tiny seats, no space, old plane, rude staff, terrible food."
Cons: "El Al has a draconian carry on limit of 8 KG, which they enforce strictly. The also do not allow a personal item in addition to the carry on. This is extremely inadequate and will prevent me from flying El Al in the future."
Pros: "Smooth flight"
Cons: "We flew El Al from the USA with. 2 checked bags with no surcharge. We offloaded weight by giving gifts. We bought a lesser amount of weight in cosmetics. On our next El Al flight to Prague we were charged $80. The total weight of our 2 bags is less than 50 pounds. I notice many passengers whose carry on bags were much larger than ours, seemingly contrary to El Al rules. Not fair."
Pros: "pleasant crew very safe made everyone feel safe with excellent security throughout"
Pros: "Got there on time"
Cons: "Crowded. Old planes."
Pros: "The safety aspect of flying on EL AL"
Cons: "Plane was crowded and crammed. Old. Crew was less than helpful and for the most part ignored passengers or was unfriendly. Food was lackluster. Entertainment was poor and the screen was small and in poor maintenance."
Pros: "The El Al crew are amazing, patient, and probably the best thing about the airline. The food was also very good for airplane food. The 747's need to be put out to pasture. Overall a very good experience for a long-haul flight."
Cons: "The boarding process had no process in Israel - I was in business class but had to wait in a huge line since everyone just boards when they want - even though there are zones printed on the ticket the airport personnel lets everyone board the plane at the same time and disregards the boarding procedure. No order whatsoever."
Pros: "The food was very good. The seating in coach was fair."
Cons: "It is a nuisance having to take a shuttle bus from the terminal to the plane and climbing stairs carrying carry on luggage to board."
Pros: "The seats are all worn out... we had special food ordered. On the way there it was messed up. On the was back they didn't give it to me all together."
Cons: "They would not rebook us on another airline. Only on El Al. They would not let us call and notify our family about the cancelation or give us a credit for phone calls. I would never fly this airline again. They do not care about there passengers."
Pros: "Direct flight from tel aviv to new york, great security, handicapped check in"
Cons: "No USB port at seat, limited entertainment, unresponsive crew-requested more tea and never received it. Tight seating, didn't leave on time"
Cons: "Never on time Always have problems that keeping them from departing on time"
Cons: "Poor entertainment (small selection, low quality of selection) Cabin was extremely dry; I fly very often (minimum of four flights a year) but I never recall being so thirsty so often as my two flights with El Al this year."
Pros: "Price was good"
Cons: "1. No organization to boarding, I e: everyone boards at the same time without a line 2. Very little leg room and reclining room 3. Hardly any choices for entertainment"
Cons: "the flight late 6 hours without telling why, i missed my connection flight also."
Pros: "One of the movies was Captain America: Civil War. The food wasn't bad either, and the flight attendant gave me apple juice when I went to ask for it mid-flight."
Cons: "No choice of movies, i.e. no proper entertainment system. The movies/shows El Al chose for the different channels weren't horrible, but nothing compared to the choices most airlines give nowadays, and more importantly, with El Al it's not possible to control the timing of the movies, nor choose from a library, and that's much, much worse."
Cons: "Plane left late and arrived late. As a result we missed our connecting flight and, because of the impending typhoon in Hong Kong, had to be rerouted via Auckland on Air New Zealand. As a result it took us an extra 24 hours to get home."
Pros: "No delays"
Cons: "The flight was served by low cost partner sand or and not by elal as advertised. Checkin on remote terminal took 1hour longer. Food was not served."
Pros: "The crew was great"
Cons: "The crew is trying to do their best with a very old, poor maintained, very crowded airplanes. I think cows have more room in a cattle truck than we had. Seat cushions were so old they lost their flexibility TV panel didn't work so no matter how much the crew tried, they couldn't fix it.... So as far as ELAL say: fly 5 hours without entertainment in a very old plain with no room to the legs But at list the food is kosher - ha? Not that I care...."
Cons: "Not on time...not very comfort"
Pros: "Flight was good, El Al at the check in should see when you guys book two ticket under my name.. How come?? Same name, same flight, same date, same credit crad, same date of birth...?? In professional"
Cons: "You book me twice and you charge me twice because arro...how could you book me twice for the same flight...and you charged me twice!!! You are a scam and I will not use your service!!!"