Can’t think of anything but I couldn’t get wifi. No biggie!
Pros: "Everything! From ticketing agent to all the crew on our flight back were awesome. Thank you!"
Pros: "Crew was making an effort...."
Cons: "A newer plane. First class was old and uncomfortable. Bins were small and didn't fit much."
Cons: "Less full"
Pros: "Got a row to Myself"
Cons: "No Masks really enforced"
Pros: "GREAT SEATS AND SERVICE"
Cons: "other than free flights, nothing"
Pros: "Convenient route, great United Polaris lounge at SFO for business passengers."
Cons: "The flight frequently arrives about an hour before customs desks are opened, so passengers are forced to wait inside the airplane after landing until the customs desks are open."
Pros: "Premium economy was great"
Cons: "Toilets were broken"
Pros: "Crew was pretty friendly"
Cons: "Food is disgusting, they should really be embarrassed to serve it to humans. Also, the seats are uncomfortable, don't don't recline enough, and don't offer enough room for normal-sized adults to sit comfortably on a 15 hour flight."
Cons: "A horrific, frustrating and humiliating experience at the Tel Aviv airport. United airlines did not inform me about the security process for transit passengers. I was subjected to humiliating search and with my bag still at the Tel Aviv, because they didn't have enough times Worst experience ever!!"
Pros: "Enough legroom in economy. Crew friendly and helpful. Kosher food good."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable and the entertainment was good."
Cons: "My video monitor was loose and I had to hold it up the whole time I was watching it. I told the flight attendant but they said they didn’t have a screw driver. The food wasn’t good."
Pros: "Alot of empty seats to stretch out"
Cons: "Very basic not so comfortable seats"
Cons: "Dirty airplain, 12h flight, the food a disaster, crew that don’t know to smile, restrooms dirty the igienic paper and a lot more...."
Pros: "The crew is friendly and helpful. The entertainment system is good and fairly modern. The entertainment over WiFi is a great option."
Cons: "There's no Premium Economy cabin. The Economy Plus seats are as narrow as regular economy seats. The food is fairly basic, and many other airlines serve better."
Pros: "the entertainment program was good, and the plane in good shape"
Cons: "food was terrible"
Pros: "Even though we took off late, the flight landed early. We were served two meals and a snack. Entertainment was fine."
Cons: "It's a 12 hour flight. It's exhausting"
Pros: "I purchased a seat with extra legroom and It was comfortable, the staff was accommodating, and the entertainment was good."
Cons: "The food was not good, salad was old, and overall not good."
Cons: "I am pregnant and took a 12-hour flight. The flight crew did not provide me with food for 11 hours of that flight. When I asked the flight attendants for food they told me they had none, and it was my fault I didn't bring anything to eat. then I saw them handing out food to business class. I understand that I did not shell out the class to fly business class, but it's not okay to not feed a pregnant woman. Additionally, when I was flying form you were not allowed t bring water onto the plane. The flight attendants only provided me one small water bottle an two small cups of water. I asked for more but they said no :( I will never fly United again"
Pros: "Service,management, food"
Cons: "The comform of the seats was very poor. Entertainment only worked half way. Stewards did not ask if I wanted to eat or not. Only pessengers on the alley seats were asked. Very little attention was given to make passengers comfortable."
Pros: "We enjoyed the ability to have beer and wine included. We thought the meals going to Tel Aviv and on the return were very tasty, good portions, and served at the appropriate times. We loved the choices of movies/tv that were updated and new and also included."
Cons: "The only issue we had was getting up to go to the bathroom midflight. There was some slight turbulence and the attendants demanded we sit down for safety (it wasn't too bad though) yet once we got back to our seats the turblence was fine, and we got up to go again and the same thing happened. There were long lines for the bathrooms. I'm not sure if that can be avoided though."
Pros: "the flight was cancelled!!!"
Pros: "We made it safely to our destination."
Cons: "Did not appreciate the flight attendants at all. VERY rude staff. Not considerate by making everyone wait a LONG time to serve food, which was not served in a friendly manner at all. It was quite obvious they did NOT care about our comfort or experience. Would NOT recommend unless I'm desperate and feel like being around people who hate their job and want me to know it."
Cons: "They might as well have thrown us in a car trunk the crew was very unaccommodating they didn't really care about us and the room legroom is ridiculously smal. On the connecting flight, the last flight the plane was two thirds empty and the crew made us sit in our assigned seats, crammed together telling us that if we want to sit in a seat with more legroom we have to pay $180"
Pros: "everything is perfect"
Cons: "i wish i have something to say"
Pros: "I liked the movies,they have many movies and I can choice"
Cons: "The flight was delayed and the employees of the front desk don't help anything. The service was worse."
Cons: "Speed of boarding, no hassle with carry on bags"
Cons: "The crabbiest crew I've ever encountered - they even barked at each other."
Cons: "They where late coming for about 30 minutes and going back it was late 3 hours. very frustrating for picks."
Pros: "On time and friendly"
Pros: "the staff was extremely pleasant, and so nice. the flight was ok"
Cons: "The gluten free menu wasn't very good, and also there were no gluten free snacks. 1% of the population has celiac, I expected more these days..."
Cons: "Not enough good movies"
Pros: "The plane was only half full -- plenty of room!"
Cons: "Turbulence (not your fault)."
Pros: "The person sitting next to me...that were pleasant."
Cons: "That when I explained being hearing impaired the boarding attendant said my carry on needed to be checked. I didn't understand her and proceeded to the loading blank. Then when boarding the attendant informed me. I explained I checked my bag in the airport compartment tester and it was fine. I also asked the attendant at the counter. She confirmed it was fine. Still smiling until the snack pretzels were passed out. When I didn't hear the attendant's question, in spite of telling her I was hearing impaired, she threw her hand up rudely and just continued on to other customers. When boarding I watched orhers board with the same size bag as mine, and wondered if telling someone you can't hear gives them the right to inform you at the gate that your bag needs to be checked?"
Pros: "Everything was great"
Pros: "Good legroom. Did not feel cramped"
Cons: "No access to movies because my earbuds would not plug into the hole for them. All food was nasty, inedible. Breakfast so bad even the smell of it polluted the cabin for the remainder of the flight. Just a cold ham or turkey and cheese sandwich would have been preferable. Attention from flight attendants was haphazard at best. Chose this flight because of good flight times but in future will avoid United if at all possible."
Cons: "Flight was cancelled and had to fend for ourselves to get to boston. Ended up getting to boston at 12:30 am when I was supposed to get there at 1 pm. Will try and get a voucher for this awful trip."
Cons: "Some moron decided that passengers shouldn't be allowed to bring drinks on the plane. This means that after passing security and customs, after buying an overpriced cup of latte, you are told to spill it or else. And that's in a country that lives on security. Unacceptable. Unjustified and unheard of."
Pros: "Efficiency was great!"
Cons: "Seats somewhat uncomfortable."
Cons: "The food was terrible"
Pros: "More space than El-al. No delays"
Cons: "Food. We ordered 4 special meals and got only one!"
Pros: "The plane is very comfortable ."
Cons: "The entertainment - not enough movies on Russuian or Hebrew"
Pros: "Easy boarding with app and boarding pass on phone"
Cons: "Didn't earn United points on my husbands flight even though I booked mine & my husbands flights together"
Pros: "lay flat bed in business class"
Cons: "The seat area wasn't cleaned properly"
Pros: "food and crew"
Cons: "NO leg room."
Cons: "Food was not great. Crew was not so friendly."
Cons: "Because of delayed flight I missed this connection flight,"
Pros: "The crew was nice and it wasn't a full flight so we had room."
Cons: "The food wasn't very good and the headphones were a bit uncomfortable"
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: "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"
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"
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: "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: "Even though some of the passengers were tough and angry after a cancellation of another airline’s flight, the crew did everything in their power to make the flight go smooth. They attended every need, and made sure everyone gets what the wanted. Also cleaned the toilet very often!"
Cons: "The airplane is crappy (old 747). The entertainment system didn’t work in my seat. I was told nicely that they know it’s an old airplane, and it’s going out of service soon. After that they really made sure I feel comfortable."
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."
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: "We had a late flight due to late arrival of the acft. Although it seems that the crew knew about the delay early, they still start boarding on time, therefore we waited for about an hour. Entertainment - there are no personal screens. The acft has a wifi based entertainment systems that requires having an App which we were not notified about on the ground so I couldn't use it for the flight. They are usually better ):"
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!!!"
Pros: "They went out of their way to assist me."
Pros: "flight was two hours delayed, then waited at taxiing for another hour and a half. TV screen did not work, earphone plug did not work. it was an unpleasant experience."
Pros: "Our seats were in the rear of aircraft, giving us excellent access to the galley and aft restrooms."
Cons: "Can't change this but the 15.5 hour non-stop was a long flight. Both directions our outdated inflight entertainment didn't work."
Pros: "Most of the staff was polite and helpful."
Cons: "The checkin person miscounted our carry-on bags, and refused to admit her mistake, which led to some annoyance."