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You cannot fly directly to Pattaya. KAYAK recommends you fly to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi (BKK) (85.51 km from Pattaya). From there you can rent a car or get a taxi.
The closest airport is Rayong Utapao Rayong Pattaya (UTP) (31.02 km). Other nearby airports are Bangkok Suvarnabhumi (BKK) (85.51 km) or Bangkok Don Mueang Intl (DMK) (112.96 km). KAYAK recommends you fly to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi.
The cheapest airline ticket to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport from the Israel in the last 72 hours was ₪3,370 one-way, and ₪3,646 round-trip on the route from Tel Aviv to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. The most popular route is from Tel Aviv to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was ₪1,139 round-trip.
Airlines flying the most to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport from Israel are EL AL, Qantas Airways and Thai Airways.
There are 25 km between Bangkok city center and Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport.
There is only 1 airport in Bangkok, called Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK). It can also be referred to as Bangkok Intl, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi, or Suvarnabhumi.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Economy sets are too tight and cramped. Cup holder was good for nothing, i tried to put my soft drink bottle in it and it slipped right out the bottom and when I tried to put a cup of water in it supplied by the crew it wouldn't fit! When I reclined my seat to sleep the passenger behind me pushed my seat hard back to upright position. When I turned around to ask why the rude response I realized that he was a tall fellow and his knees were already touching the back of my seat so when I reclined it, it hurt him and he had no where to move his legs. I couldn't do or say much as I understood his misery and therefore kept my seat up the whole way for 5 hours! The flight was full and neither of us could relocate to another seat."
Cons: "If there was no bus to the aircraft."
Pros: "Customer service of vayama they did our request by providing wheelchair for my mother and flight was superb for Gulf air"
Cons: "The flight should be on time and not late."
Cons: "The boarding process could have been more smooth. The flight wasn’t comfortable. The crew wasn’t courteous and more rude. The food was not good at all."
Cons: "the bouth"
Pros: "prices, efficiency, helpful crew"
Cons: "they did not give out headphones and mine did not fit the aircraft. It would've been nice if I was able to watch something to pass the time."
Pros: "Clean airplane and friendly crew"
Cons: "No Problem"
Pros: "Meal options and snacks, good crew staff. And relatively comfortable seating. The plane waited for us because of the earlier delayed flight, though we prefer to have been given the option to stay the night and catch the next morning flight."
Cons: "The flight got delayed from Alexandria and the staff at Manama airport directed us to a counter to get our onward boarding passes but another senior member of staff asked us "what are you doing here" and asked us to go straight to the gate, then when we arrived at Abu Dhabi the baggage did not arrive with us and we had to go back to the airport later to pick them up."
Pros: "Service. Crew - the on board "chef" was particularly attentive."
Cons: "IFE very limited. Take a good book - or two. Old A330, but well maintained."
Pros: "The flight was on time and everyone from the ground crew to cabin crew were making sure to secure an on time performance. Checking in and boarding was swift. The flight was short and sweet. De-boarding was quick and taken back to the terminal in a bus."
Cons: "The cabin crew looked sad. Not a single one of them had a smile on their face. There was no welcome when I got on the aircraft, I was not woken up for food and was not asked later if I wanted something to eat."
Cons: "Delay of 4 hours as connection was gone , costumer care not answering, transfer desk very un professional, very bad management of delay . Zero infos"
Pros: "The crew are amazing and very needful if asked"
Cons: "The chairs are old and not comfortable at all. The entertainment system does not work well (Sound) and not clear. The head phones are old and the crew collect them way before landing"
Cons: "The flight was held back for late arrival of some passengers which resulted in delay in departure"
Pros: "fast boarding, got the luggage quickly."
Pros: "Boarding was fine...check in was great....no line and very quick even though they were training a new person"
Cons: "food was only curry and not very good... Movie selection was poor."
Pros: "They delivered as requested"
Cons: "They are probably overworked with minimum crew as they are not too friendly and don’t seem happy when a passenger makes requests"
Pros: "Bording was ok."
Cons: "Too much security checks"
Pros: "The food was great the flight crew was attentive"
Cons: "My seats on both flights did not work and I flew buisiness class and expected to be comfortable which I wasn't . On arrival to Kuwait we waited 45 minutes for our bags which were labeled priority."
Pros: "Service and comfort"
Cons: "Paying for the weight of each bag instead of the free 2 bag international allowance was absurd."
Cons: "The Food Choices"
Pros: "More movies And good food Pls have working charges of iPhone on Bahrain airport"
Pros: "Nice crew and good service"
Pros: "Food is always a plus (especially compared to the US flights, where hardly anything but a salty snack and a drink are included with the flight)."
Cons: "I was confused about which check in counter to go to - I purchased my ticket through Oman Air, but they could not find my reservation at the check in counter.... they suggested going to the Gulf Air counter, where I was able to successfully check in."
Pros: "The crew is nice and very responsive."
Cons: "The food quality is low. The available onboard entertainment is very limited."
Pros: "being on time"
Pros: "Flights were on time."
Cons: "Flight from Muscat to Bahrain was cancelled at the last minute, and I had to call GulfAir to sort it. We had to add another leg to the trip to get to the final location in time. It was a long travel time for a short way to go."
Pros: "The food and services in Bahrain airport and in plane"
Pros: "I Had best filght gulf air"
Cons: "I dont have visa but i have best experiance in your country"
Pros: "Short flight. Nice crew."
Cons: "Small economy vlass"
Pros: "Very smooth flight and excellent service"
Pros: "Timing and service"
Cons: "Everything about the flight"
Pros: "Clean and efficient flight. Departure and arrival on time."
Cons: "maybe a smile or something from the crew members? Emirates is friendlier... All the girls seemed very sad and did not really made me feel welcome... Overall good service, so this is minor."
Pros: "Great all around very impressed with the crew!"
Pros: "We where on time and it was very nice smooth landing BZ"
Cons: "American Airlines was late, so Gulf Air just washed their hand off us. We were left to fend for our selves. Gulf Air is the world's single most worst airline. It was only due to the wonderful service of American Airlines and then British Airways that we could reach Delhi."
Pros: "It was as expected satisfed"
Pros: "The airline and the service"
Cons: "It would be better if bailies/likors have for drink"
Pros: "Crew was nice."
Cons: "Entertainment system did not work, not just for me, but for everyone on the flight. The A330 was quite old, with visible problems in the cabin (panels open, bathroom door not staying closed). It's not a bad flight, but I thought it would be more like an Emirates or Qatar airways flight, but it's not close to that quality."
Pros: "Service and quality"
Cons: "The plane was not good, no videos or movies available"
Pros: "We had a delay and it caused me to miss my entire night of a paid hotel in Abu Dhabi. I got tithe hotel at 5am the mor in after I was supposed to check in"
Pros: "The equipment/plane was OK. Not the newest, but decent. The crew seemed good too."
Cons: "The middle east to India flights often carry a lot of the blue collared workers who only know their regional languages and usually do not know English or Arabic. For some reason Gulf Air refuses to provide in-flight instructions in the regional language of the destination location. As a result, a lot of the customers do not understand how to behave and the flight attendants have to use force/rude behavior to help them understand. In such cases, the customers are also to blame. But I think a lot of the confusion could be handled better if they would get at least one flight attendant to communicate and make announcements in the regional language of the destination, as most other airlines do."
Pros: "Flight crew were courteous and friendly."
Cons: "1. Ground staff were very slow otherwise they got the work done. 2. Luggage was lost from Karachi."
Pros: "Every thing was perfect"
Pros: "Simply terrible. Delayed. No vouchers. No care. Nothing. Lost baggage at the end"
Pros: "Good air craft friendly staff"
Cons: "Delay in check in more than 2 hours.which was due to system issues.needed lot of followup in spite of all documents"
Pros: "Good price. Long flights were not at all crowded. US preclearance in Abu Dhabi."
Cons: "Entertainment. Food was so-so."
Pros: "Everything, the staff were very friendly and helpful, food, flight and boarding was excellent"
Pros: "Food and entertainment"
Cons: "They did not load one of my bag in Abu Dhabi for my interconnecting flight from Toronto to Dammam"
Pros: "Boarding, crew, food remained good. RR clean."
Cons: "Plane older, seats and entertainment worn."
Pros: "Plenty of spare seating. Cabin staff and crew very helpful."
Cons: "Entertainment was dreadful more than 50pc not working. Flight tracker not working. Back of end rear cabin seats some were loose. Dreading return legs of trip."
Pros: "Seats were comfortable."
Pros: "Bangalore airport is a bit slow but everything works."
Cons: "Airport WiFi in Bangalore isn’t very good"
Cons: "The flight left > 2 hours late from JFK to Abu Dhabi, and my connection was changed midair. Instead of changing it to the next flight, they changed it to a flight 16 hours later so I missed my entire day of meetings. The paid internet did not work inflight so I couldn't check my connection or receive emails. The crew was not friendly, and they also wouldn't give anyone any information about their connections during the flight, which resulted in ~80 people rushing the crew and the desk. It was very messy."
Pros: "inflight service, F&B, new planes, checkin, connections"
Cons: "no jet away at deplane. Stairs are clumsy"
Cons: "Service was a bit average. Attendants bumping into you... no apologies"
Pros: "Never flying with Etihad before, but it really impressed me with its roomy aircraft, friendly crew, well-rounded and creative e-entertainment and fine food for its amazingly affordable price. I was somehow selected by the airplane for an upgrade flying to Bangkok which even elevate all of my experiences above. A great layover program definitely recommended!!!"
Cons: "Flight attendants in the economy class could be more attentive and walk around more frequently to check up passengers needs and passing out waters. Need more care to the food sanitation especially open water because I had later diarrhea after drinking it. Could be more organized for lining up different seating zones onto the flight, also seat arrangement is a bit off because bothe times I was asked to switch seats for couples and families w kids."
Pros: "US immigration was a breeze at Abu Dhabi. Online check in was not working. Abu Dhabi airport had a lot of options for passengers in transit. Flights were on time."
Cons: "Food was terrible on the flight. Baggage was not handled properly."
Pros: "The crew were outstanding."
Cons: "They only had two choices of food: either vegetarian or chicken. The number of dishes were small as well. The “salad” was horrible."
Pros: "Cabin crew were cheerful n helpful"
Pros: "My flight from hyd to auh was delayed and because if that missed connecting flight from auh to LAX. I am now rerouted auh to JFK to LAX. Right now I am in JFK and ny connecting. Flight is delayed by 1 hr 30 mins."
Cons: "Etihad Crew is unprofessional and do not know how to handle passengers when flights are delayed"
Pros: "Amazing food"
Cons: "The cabin crew never really heeds to your call sign requests. I clearly remember being in need of help but no one showed up for 45 mins starisght; I had to catch them when they were serving food."
Pros: "In time"
Cons: "Crew not helpful . Same with food not enough ):"
Cons: "They only had vegeterian options for the most part even when the expectation is that they would have at least some meat choices. They ran out of the meat options quickly. The crew was very nice though and arranged for a chicken meal at the end"
Pros: "Entertainment was good"
Cons: "Staff is rude and food was horrible"
Cons: "The Food is bad."
Pros: "Improve your food standard"
Pros: "Comfort on such a long flight was much better than other airlines. Food was great"
Pros: "The service and comfort!"
Cons: "From the trip to india and the way back, The experience was horrible. The staff was rude and unwilling to help. Compared to other airlines very bad customer service. I will never fly Etihad again. I will actively tell people not to fly Etihad. At the Ahmedabad Airport they were unwilling to help and very rude!"
Cons: "long walk at abu dhabi airport."
Cons: "They didnt provide me Accomodation with the fact that I had more than 12 hours transit"
Cons: "Was to crowded & bath room facilities are very less"
Cons: "It was delayed more than 7 hrs. We had early morning flight . They disnot allow us to get out to get food. They just sreve cice water. I had to take medicine with food."
Pros: "Flight was on time and even landed to JFK an hour early. Flight was not full. Hence, enjoyed free vacant seats to lay down. Landing was nice and smooth"
Cons: "Food was horrible. No desert provided. Juice was not natural. It was sugar added juices. USB port was not working to charge my smart phone."
Pros: "More food option"
Pros: "The comfort and elegance of the plane and seats. The genuinely kind nature and attentiveness of the staff from ticketing to flight crew to landing."
Pros: "Travel bag (with toothpaste, socks, etc) was given."
Cons: "2. Food choices from Abu Dhabi to Bangkok was Szechwan (spicy chicken), Indian (fish), or vegetarian pasta; no international or Thai food. 2. Entertainment was stopped 30 minutes before arrival."
Pros: "Everything specialy the crew. But food list was poor. entirtainment is excellent. Seats are cogested . Boarding was good."
Cons: "Myself and my wife were assigned seats away from each other. Business class seating was not as good as in some other airlines that I have travelled. If husband and wife and family are travelling together on a long flight it should be possible to seat them close to each other"
Pros: "Sichuan Chicken was the best airline food i have ever eaten in an airline. it was quite impressive. Might be too spicy for a lot of people but i love it. I would advise that you add "spicy" next to the name for those who can't handle spicy food."
Cons: "Since i was travelling alone, it was asked to change my seat from an aisle seat to a fairly packed seat in the middle of the plane. i did them a favor because a son wanted to sit next to his dad. i really shouldn't have change. the seat was very cramped. like wow, the plane was small. i do not think i would do it again. ever."
Cons: "appriciate co operative atitute of ground staff and crew"
Pros: "On time departure n arrival"
Cons: "They should include better meal plan. 13 hrs flight they should include three main course. Poor meal plan, my sugar went down n my wife rushed to the pantry n brought some orange juice. I requested Hindu meal, MEl-AUH no rice only 4 pcs of chicken n some vegetable. Same way AUH-NYK no rice. AUH -Nyk second meal only vegetable.It was horrible"
Pros: "It was Kenya airways flight that was to depart at 625pm but due to overbooking it my dad's flight left at 930pm"
Pros: "Flight attendants were very good."
Cons: "Toilets were not working and toilet water over flowed and entered into the cabin - a dubious first!!! Check-in crew at Abu Dhabi was horrible. Add more Telugu movies for flights to Hyderabad."
Pros: "The flight crew was very helpful and kind."
Cons: "The flight was cancelled, but I wasn't informed until after a kiosk told me to check with an attendant. After waiting in line for an hour to find out my flight was cancelled, I was told I could either go to LaGuardia for a 1955 flight or I could wait until tomorrow at the same time. Neither flight was guaranteed and since they use AA, there was no other airline I could use to fly out of JFK or get home that day. I paid the $14 to bus over to LaGuardia where my flight was delayed repeatedly and I didn't arrive in PGH until nearly 11p. (scheduled to arrive @ 1720) The flight itself was not bad nor did the crew do a bad job, it was more the general indifference and treatment in between."
Pros: "The staff was extremely polite and accommodating. The entertainment selection was great, with a wide range of movies catering to many cultural backgrounds. Food and snacks were served generously, I never went hungry:)"
Cons: "seat is uncomfortable for flight from UAE to Thailand"
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "The plane was old and the standard was not business class. They ran out of many of the dishes and the food was very poor. The plane was understaffed resulting in poor service. I declined to join the air miles scheme as I shall not be travelling with them again."
Pros: "The staff were very friendly and helpful. Food was good."
Cons: "no entertainment"
Pros: "I changed my food choice so it was better"
Cons: "I changed my food to non veg instead of vegetarian ok"
Cons: "Business class seats.seemed to be available but no upgrade was offered"
Pros: "The on board crew was great"
Cons: "Leg room was tight. Even though there was cargo space they still took my carry on"
Cons: "I received my bag broken that it can not be used again and it was new from italy that i used only once.. i have pictures of it that show how broken it is...i travelled a lot and it never happened to me but with my first experience with your company i came with two bags one is broken and the other is very very very dirty and dusty.... that makes me never choose this company again only if you fixed and solved the problem... Second concerning food... the flight from new delhi to abu dhabi the crew said we have only lamb .. lamb couldnt be the only option from my opinion not all people eat lamb so i had nothing to eat and there were no other option as the crew said that chicken is finished and this is strange for a well known company"
Pros: "Excellent crew and food"
Cons: "Most uncomfortable seat I’ve ever had"
Pros: "The service, cleans and crew was great. The food and beverage was very good. The sits are comfortable."
Cons: "The time between flights was too long which. made the overall experience less attractive."
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: "Nothing except that it got me safely to my destination"
Cons: "Food was terrible and there was a long human hair in my beef. Entertainment was one thing only, and it was in Hebrew with Hebrew subtitles. Bathroom was out of TP, not very clean. Crew was abrupt and service was very limited, with one having to walk to the galley for coffee or tea after the meal."
Pros: "nice plane, cheery staff"
Cons: "Flight was 40 minutes late"
Pros: "the crew was very helpful and the new plane was great."
Cons: "There should be more movie options, as well as TV programs."
Pros: "Very comfortable. Great value for money."
Cons: "The meal of yaman bread was tasty but a bit heavy."
Pros: "Comfort Crew was nice"
Cons: "Food bad taste Small tv screens Bad quality"
Cons: "Delay, food, entertainment"
Pros: "Not much."
Cons: "Seating atrocious. Considering there first. Was given row 40 then at boarding was moved to 55. 6 rows from back. As domeone who suffers epilepsy and cancer and other health issues it was unpleasant sitting amidst lots of noisy children. I asked hostess if there were two seats up front was told “absolutely not” during flight i went and sat at back on crews seat just to make it easier was told to get off not permitted. Then i gave up. I fly a lot for work but wont be flying Thai again. Sorry disappointing. Ps I told crew member anout health issues and she was not interested. So cheers."
Cons: "Storage is too small for trolley or even a computer bagpack"
Pros: "Crew and boarding and price"
Cons: "Charging got coffee is a bit much. NO foot room"
Pros: "the part I liked was that the plane didn't crash."
Cons: "other than the pilot doing his job, the experience of flying on this flight (operated by Arkia) wasn't up to any basic standards. this began when the boarding started - we were escorted to our busses which was to take us to the plane itself. however there was no bus. apparently the bus was right around the corner but its perfectly aligned stop near the doors was hindered by a truck that took about a third of the spot. so for some reason instead of simply allowing passengers to walk 3 meters, we had to stand in a small inclosed area for about 15 min with no seats for the older people. once we actually boarded it was chaos. people stuffed their luggage in the overheads in such a way that they didn't close, couldn't find their seats and we're stuck in the isle waiting for others to find a place for their luggage. this happens, sure, but there was no staff in sight to assist and instead they were on the microphone telling people to clear the isle and sit down, like we're on a bus... why not have people board the plane in groups and areas? the bus did two rounds of bringing people to the plane anyway, why not do this smartly and devide passengers into boarding groups, for our and the staffs ease? Finally everyone were in their seats and the plane took off. this is a very short flight of 45 min. and I understand it's a low cost company but during almost half of the flight you just hear the staff on the speakers reading out commercials, offering to buy cigarettes and whatever, telling how they have the best prices(!). finally we land, and instead of requesting everybody remain in their seats until the doors open, like the staff does on every single flight I've ever been on in my life, the guy on the mic says some stupid joke. TLDR : the whole flight felt like it was operated and staffed by teenagers, and not the responsible and bright kind. I am very happy we arrived safe because the staff made me doubt the pilots abilities as well. nothing to say about the passengers, they're israeli so anyone who has flown with them know what it feels like. just put your headphones in, it'll be over soon."
Pros: "They found an aisle seat for me even though I said it wasn't all that important....very nice of them, plane and service were great, stewerdesses were very nice. Plenty of leg room!!"
Cons: "nothing, all was very professional"
Pros: "All was cool!"
Cons: "All was ok, flight was a bit late, but fine"
Pros: "I liked the landing that put me out from my misery of the awful experience"
Cons: "I will never fly with them again , 2 hours of security at 5 AM in israel ! And 2 and half hours of screening us in italy just because im a Jew and my wife is not , theu seperetaed us and ask us question to proof our 7 years of marriage for an hour and a half ! Then open our bags , and went throw item item for another hour , touching our underwear and dildos infront of everyone in the airport, hello!!!! Humiliation!!!! "Lucky" we came 3 hours before our flight , obvieslly had no time to shop at duty free. The food (blinches if you can call it food) was descusting! Nasty , took 1 bite and it was nasty , The airplain was old and was playing 1 movie in Hebrew, what the hell !!!"
Pros: "On time fabulous service great processes"
Cons: "Should serve beer"
Pros: "Crew did their best"
Cons: "No power for phones"
Cons: "That the passengers left such a mess and I felt sad, over all a great fought."
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: "Flight was on time and price was okay"
Cons: "Old plane no entertainment system food was bad And security made a mess of our luggage"
Cons: "Check in was inefficient. I was assigned a seat and I was flying with my mom and we asked to be placed together and they said we'd have to pay to sit together. Boarding started on time but then on the plane was a disaster. It took an inordinate amount of time to board and get everyone seated. I was sitting the back of the plane and there wasn't enough overhead cabin space for bags since they back areas were filled with other equipment. The seats were horribly uncomfortable - between by legs getting smashed because of non existent leg room and with the chair itself just being awful. The room was so inadequate that the person sitting next to me was basically in my space unintentionally. There was no entertainment for a 4 hour flight which was awful. It was overall one of the worst flying experiences."
Pros: "Nice service"
Cons: "Dinner was a sandwich"
Pros: "צוות הדיילים היה נהדר, סבלני, חייכן ומסייע"
Cons: "מערכת ההקרנה היתה מקולקלת. הסאוונדנלא מסונכרן עם הוידאו. לכן אי אפשר היה לצפות בסרט"
Cons: "The check-in line and counters were not divided by flights, it was chaotic, and I almost missed my flight. The crowd was disrespectful and the staff not helpful. Only when it was clear that people would miss their flights, did a staff member help them to get through. I almost missed my flight, and had an unpleasant experience. I will make every effort to avoid flying with El Al"
Pros: "I dont normally complain and almost never give a negative review but to many things went wrong on my round trip flying elal. Firstly i took a backrow seat hopeing for some more space unfortunately the way the plain was set up there was an obstical behind my chair and i could recline there was no leg room and the seat was dirty i fell asleep and missed all the meals and the screen on my chair was broken so no entertainment. On the flight back i made sure to get a exit seat but i was aganist the window and the bottem of the plane door gave me less room than a normal seat the tray is stowed one the side of the seat and it was in a filthy compartments sorry guys i dont ever want to fly with you guys again 9 hours of this was just to much."
Pros: "Food was ok, cabin crew friendly, price is reasonable"
Cons: "1. Boarding was through the bus under the rain 2. Departure was delayed because bus driver couldn't get to the boarding position due to poor coordination with ground crew 3. Total flight delay was 1.5 hours (missed connection) 4. Some passenger announcements (including connection information) were made only in Hebrew (had to ask for English translation) 5. The only El Al lounge in TLV closes at night (even though no "business hours" posted) and you can't get there if you come early or have long connection in TLV 6. El Al ticketing desk in AMS refused to help with changing ticket caused by _delay of their flight_ and sent me to the connecting airline (I had single connecting ticket)"
Cons: "I purchased a ticket from Thai airways. They are selling for El Al planes. Then after purchase I couldn't make any change because El Al don't use Thai airways booking confirmation and Thai airways are not in control of the plane."
Cons: "Took an hour to get stewardess's attention. Finally when did get attention, was told not during being served that someone would return after. No one ever did. Called over supervisor to notify that 6 of thirteen video channels had sound only, no picture. She said she would see what she could do. She left and never came back. There were 2 aggressive passengers on the flight that I saw and they got what they asked for. Is that what this airline would like to pride themselves in improving. Other issues too, but do not want to state a list of grievences. " Tired and disappointed.""
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."
Cons: "Everything. Never fly El Al again. I will tell all my friends who will tell all of their friends"
Cons: "The light was out at my seat, & I couldn't read, & the staff said they couldn't fix it. There was no menu for the tv, & the majority of the movies were in French with Hebrew subtitles, unwatchable for this English-only person. This was a 15 hour flight. They fed us a tiny tasteless breakfast as soon as we got on & brought nothing around for seven hours! Just before they served dinner, I walked back to ask when they were serving & found they had tuna sandwiches in the galley, However, THEY NEVER TOLD ANYONE ABOUT IT!!! I fly to Israel twice a year, & this was my first unpleasant trip with El-Al. I think I deserve compensation. Thank you. Harriet"
Pros: "Food was okay; make any diet"
Cons: "The worst part of this whole ordeal is that we paid for an El Al flight but were serviced by a completely different airline; very disappointing and deceptive. The airline "Prestige operated our flight from Toronto to Tel Aviv. The air plane and the crew were NOT el Al. The airline Prestige had an older aircraft with no TVs, entertainment for kids, the crew was not El Al for an overseas transatlantic flight VERY poor...on the return flight from Tel Aviv the same airline and aircraft operated by Prestige airlines was utilized and this time the ordeal turned into a nightmare. During take off from Tel Aviv as the plane was gaining speed to go into the air one of the tires blew and we almost had a catastrophe on the runway. We were on the runway for 2 hours and then deboarded; waited in TLV airport for 8 hours before taking flight on an actual El Al plane. The point that needs to be made is to verify that you are taking an actual EL Al plane NOT a partner airline....the airplanes on an actual El AL fight are accommodating and offer good service, food and entertainment (which is much needed on a transatlantic flight; especially if traveling with children)."
Pros: "I like the safety procedures that were performed before boarding the plane. I feel safe on el al. The boarding was on time. The 777 was MUCH better than the plane on which we flew to tel Aviv. That was flight 28. We were dreading getting on the flight home, but this was much better."
Cons: "The seats do not give enough leg room. I'm only 5' 3". I actually have leg discomfort even now, almost 24 hours after the flight. also, the hot meals are okay, but the cold meals are not very good. My whole family left most of that meal on their trays. the flight on the way to tel Aviv, flight 28 was poor in every category. So at least, this flight number 27 was better."
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."
Cons: "El Al is the main airline at TLV airport, yet the line for check-in for them is the worst-organized line i have ever witnessed. They should do what every other airline is doing to improve queues, instead of abandoning passengers to a chaotic process."
Pros: "And it caused me to miss my connection. El al refused to take responsibility and I was on stand by for hours"
Cons: "They should take care of the people"
Pros: "Friendly crew Helpful crew Good choice of movies"
Cons: "Had a 12:30 AM flight and when I arrived at the airport they told me the flight was 4 and a half hours delayed with no explanation I later found out they are at the bottom of the list for on time flights I wound up having to pay for an additional day of parking at the airport. Boarding was disorganized. Everybody just rushed ahead. It was a mob scene with no calling by rows or groups."
Pros: "Once we were on the plane, the ride was very smooth and in-flight staff were very nice."
Cons: "First of all, I had a terrible time checking in with the App - it did not work and so I had to check in at the airport. However, if you don't check in with the check-in kiosks at the airport, you get charged extra. I have an older passport that does not have the capability of scanning at a check-in kiosk. The staff was unapologetic and despite the app and kiosk problems, made me pay to check in. Additionally, I tried to add bags on the app the day before the flight. Because the App wasn't working, it did not record one of the bags I wanted to check and we were forced to pay $70 (twice the online price) for that extra bag despite the fact that it was Up's fault for having a malfunctioning app. I understand this is a budget airline, but I have never had problems like this with EasyJet or Ryanair staff."
Pros: "old plane. no entertainment system in 10 hours flight. The food is cheap. served in disposable dishes."
Cons: "all the rest was good"
Pros: "Nothing, it was the worst flight of my life"
Cons: "First, El Al contracted the flight out to Israair so all the boarding passes had to be reprinted. It appears that there was a change of plans also. We boarded the plane 30 minutes after the scheduled departure. Then, we sat on the tarmac for 90 minutes waiting for "permission from Kiev to take off". Never heard of that before! When drinks and snacks were served, the cart never stopped in my row, it just kept going! Lastly, the crew was unable to control the passengers (religious Israeli's going to a religious site in Ukraine). Constant standing in the aisle even when the seatbelt sign was on. Upon touchdown, half of the passengers left their seats and took their luggage from the overhead bins and made a rush for the front door. With the plane sitll rolling on the main runway! A serious safety violation. This really was a flight from hell."
Pros: "The free water lol /I came late and I made it its a good system"
Cons: "Passangers were allowed to take more hand luggage than indicated, making everything crowded. Beef was sweet, so it served as dessert, too. And then the toilets were off limits becasue men were standing and praying, and the area was "off limits." It's been ten years since I last flew El Al - and the sort (under four hours) flight reminede me why I've been avoiding it. Will continue to do so"
Pros: "Honestly everything was fine but one cabin crew member, I wish I would have taken her name!"
Cons: "All I wanted water and she made such a big deal about it and it is really unacceptable behavior from any one providing service. What I remember of our conversation: Me: "Can I have some water?" Employee: "I just can't right now, I just can't!!" (a little rude) Me: "No worries when ever you can" Employee: "You can come and crab it yourself" (okay tone) Me: "Well you said you would be right back with a new bottle of water" Employee: "Well I did! You must have not been here! Maybe my friend came here too!" Me thinking: Where did I go? to the park that is in first class? I hope the airline reads this and addresses it!"
Pros: "relatively comfortable seat; on time flight."
Cons: "The entertainment is limited and not personal. Security check before check in was terrible and too long."
Cons: "The seats were made out of wood! Their back felt just like a solid surface. The food is terrible. They served a tiny trey with all the meal condenced on it and the main dish "pasta bolognese" wasnt all that good."
Pros: "Enough leg room even in economy"
Cons: "Entertainment is antiquated. Should be in a museum"
Pros: "The crew was nice and helpful"
Cons: "The multimedia system and reading lights were not working which-left us with no way to entertain ourselfs throughout the whole flight. The food in my opinion was very bad."
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