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EL AL and Aeromexico have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Los Angeles to Tel Aviv. Confirm policies on booking site.
An average nonstop flight takes 16h 40m, covering a distance of 12167 km.
There are 4 (nonstop) flights between Los Angeles and Tel Aviv per week, averaging 0 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on British Airways (₪1,041) and Multiple Airlines (₪1,133), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on American Airlines (₪1,808) and Multiple Airlines (₪1,870).
EL AL flies 3 times weekly (Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday), Aeromexico flies once weekly (Thursday).
From Los Angeles to Tel Aviv, Monday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Saturday is the most expensive. Flying from Tel Aviv back to Los Angeles , the best deals are generally found on Monday, with Sunday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Los Angeles you will be using Los Angeles, often referred to as Los Angeles Airport. You will be landing at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Intl, also known as Tel Aviv Airport.
The Sadot Hotel is a modern choice that is a 15-minute drive from the Design Museum Holon and a 25-minute drive from Ben Gurion Airport. The Kfar Maccabiah Hotel is a 4-star choice that is a 7-minute drive from the famous Cameri Theater and an 18-minute drive from the airport. The NYX Hotel is a trendy choice that is a 5-minute drive from the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and a 20-minute drive from the airport.
Ben Gurion Airport has several designated smoking areas both inside and outside of its Arrivals terminals. Customers are able to smoke inside of the popular Schmoozy’s Pub that is located in the main Rotunda, and there are additional smoking zones located outside the doors of the Arrivals terminal.
If you are traveling from Los Angeles to Tel Aviv for business, make sure to take advantage of the various workstations that are scattered throughout Los Angeles International Airport. These stations provide travelers with desks, comfortable chairs, outlets, and high-speed WiFi, making them an ideal place to get some work done before boarding your flight.
To receive some pampering before embarking on your travels, head to one of the XpresSpa locations in the Departures terminals of Los Angeles International Airport. In these spas, you can receive a variety of beauty services, including massages, manicures, pedicures, and facials.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "The plane was SO hot and stuffy. It was an overnight flight, so they passed out blankets—but it was so hot no one used them. The air was stale, to the point of feeling claustrophobic."
Cons: "It would have better if the flight wasn’t 5 hours late."
Pros: "Good entertainment options"
Cons: "two of the three phone charge ports were not working I think the passenger seating areas may not have been deep cleaned"
Pros: "The transfer after the flight was very helpful."
Cons: "Entertainment was absent."
Pros: "Service was slow, but fine."
Cons: "* Couldn't online check-in * Seat selection was not honoured * Plane model not as advertised * No entertainment on board"
Pros: "I do not know how to go about contesting his, but we bought 4 tickets to South Africa on Swiss air and Edelweiss via Zurich. We received a confirmation email for two of the tickets but not for the other two so we assumed the other ones did not go through as we used two different credit cards."
Cons: "We purchased the last two again and when we showed up at the ticket counted they let us know that we bought 6 tickets!!!!!!!! We would like to be reimbursed for the two tickets we did not receive the confirmation emails for. How can we go about it?"
Pros: "Smooth ride, most of the crew was very welcoming"
Cons: "Some crew not so friendly. I was surprised we received dinner immediately but nothing again until breakfast box upon landing. It would’ve been nice to have a snack in between"
Pros: "I enjoyed the 7 lay over. Took a train to the city (12 minutes ), walked around and shopped, ate and tracked back with the train . A nice stop over"
Pros: "Liked nothing. Stewards were no help. Seating was extremely tight. I am disabled and use a small travel scooter. They removed the batteries even though they are not lithium or spillable. I called months in advance with all specifications and still they were clueless. We will never fly Swiss again. I am disabled and received no help. They removed the batteries of my scooter and we had to carry them on our lap. I had to tell them to put the batteries back in the scooter. They failed in every facet."
Pros: "Steward Very pleasant, helpful and accomodating."
Cons: "No information on the flight about how to proceed with our missed conncetions nor anyone to meet in Zurich at gate with information."
Pros: "TV screens and movies. Food was great."
Pros: "I slept with the jazz music...didn't hear a baby that was crying the whole flight..."
Pros: "The crew did all they can \The Swiss Airlines lounge was superb"
Cons: "The seats are not comfortable The crew insisted I can't bring on a 22" Carry-on"
Cons: "Lost luggage"
Cons: "I ordered in advance 4 seats for my family, paid 100$ to SWISS 19/10/16.Boarding crew refused to give us the seats sold to us.The family was divided into 3 and 1.Only after my strong refusal, the seats were were granted.During the dispute about the provision of already purchased seats, SWISS crew member threatened to call the police. We entered the plane last.Our seats not were ready and we were forced to do it all alone.Rudeness and unprofessionalism of SWISS crew.The end of the vacation was spoiled. For what I paid to SWISS 100$ in advance(10 monthes)? I believe, if SWISS could not provide the paid service as expected, SWISS must return the money(100$) and apologize. Nobody apologized in Zurich, threatened to invite the police. Bad crew, bad service."
Cons: "Nasty landing, last 5 min plane dropped 4to 5 times for whatever reason. Felt like it was a sesna"
Pros: "Flight was on time. Food was good for airline food."
Cons: "Swiss air seems to have lost its service edge. The flight attendants just stood around and watched while I struggled with my cane and my bag. They only seemed to snap into action to tell people what to do or not do. I flew the same route two years ago and staff was really kind. Maybe the working conditions have changed; they seemed harried and annoyed (in coach, at least). And I don't think they had to stand in line for an _hour_ to check in (thanks, LAX)."
Pros: "Flight attendants where very nice and attentive. Good choice of movies and shows for adults and kids. I usually don't eat airplane food but it looked fresh and my kids enjoyed the breakfast very much with fresh baked bread and croissant. My flight was delayed by one hour but it was a problem caused by the airport not the airline. I still made my connection and I received my suitcaises right away."
Cons: "Boarding was a little chaotic"
Pros: "The crew made the right call after the Swiss computers shutted down"
Cons: "Boarding problem. But I have to congratulate the crew for their efforts to overcome the problem in the best possible way"
Pros: "Boarding and cabin crew were excellent."
Cons: "Seats were too tight and squeezed."
Pros: "The seats"
Pros: "Great flight, great crew. Seats were very comfortable. much space for legs and comfortable for sleep."
Cons: "It wasn't Swiss//"
Cons: "When I booked the flight I thought it was El Al so I did not order kosher food (as all El Al food is kosher). I only found out later that it was Swiss Air and I was unable to get a kosher meal."
Pros: "Was all great as with other legs...will fly again"
Cons: "Seats seemed smaller but do need more entertainment options."
Pros: "At list 2 attendants were extremely not polite . Air condition was turned on 2 minutes before landing . To collect food plates from passengers took more then 2 hours . When passengers asked attendants, to evaluate when it going to happen the answer was very rude ״ you should fly business in case you want it faster " . It was a night flight and it took 3 hours to turn off the lights . One of the girls attendants told me that I have too many hand handbags with me , only 1 piece allowed . I was with 3 pieces but we were 3 persons my wife and my Childe . I was trying to explain her, but she was unable to listen . It is not Swiss I know , I like to flight Swiss , but this flight was extremely disappointing .It was many confusions with other passengers as well. wrong meals , wrong seats , no air condition, ... the flight was a nightmare"
Cons: "In this flight nothing , one of the worst I have ever had ."
Pros: "Modern air planes, plenty of leg room, comfortable seats, good service, USB outlet"
Cons: "Food wasn't so good, I ordered a Vegan meal and got the Vegetarian one"
Pros: "EVERYTHING'S Good to come back home"
Pros: "The flights were Just as schedule, the arrival time was even earlier than planned. The crew is always available and tries to make the flight as comfortable as it can be. The food is brilliant in comparison to other airlines. To sum up, always a good choice. * this is my 8th flight with Swiss."
Pros: "Coke Zero was available."
Cons: "Limited selection of movies and tv shows and only one food option."
Pros: "So far so good."
Cons: "I paid extra for legroom but was in the main walkway so my feet were stepped on for the entire flight."
Pros: "Nice staff"
Cons: "It was good"
Pros: "Nice Aircraft"
Cons: "Unfriendly crew"
Pros: "That is wasn't crowded"
Cons: "That I had a 5 hour delay and I was t informed about it earlier"
Pros: "Crew was really nice, comfortable seat, great experience"
Cons: "I liked everything"
Pros: "Great entertainment center. Complimentary alcohol and snacks. All this masks the torture of sitting in a way -too-small seat for 11 hours plus."
Pros: "I loved the food, the crew, and the entertainment."
Pros: "entertainment system was good. Pilot was nice crew was pretty nice ."
Cons: "No leg room uncomfortable seats food has gone way down hill since 2 years ago. None of the good chocolates anymore. check in people at the gates were cold fish."
Cons: "We didn't had entertainment"
Cons: "I have used the same carryon on several trips & only Swiss would not let me carry it inside telling me it was a bit high. Disappointed & surprised since never before I was told I had to check-in my carryon containing some essential items."
Pros: "large variety of content"
Cons: "system didn't work the whole flight on 2 seats"
Cons: "I was asked to move from my reserved seat for another flyer"
Pros: "The straff is very nice. this made the flight a positive for me"
Cons: "i work with tech stuff and i couldnt find the switch for english on the entertainment system, or how to turn it off so the glow would bother me."
Pros: "very nice flight, good attendants, plentiful with food and drink although dinner was dry (pasta) but tasted fine. Planes (I had to transfer) were on time and efficient. My carry on luggage was weighed which was unusual to me. It was overweight but the kind clerk checked my bag through with no charge as a favor. A pleasant surprise!"
Cons: "Had to make a lot of calls to clarify things. Website not always clear. An example is that I paid extra to reserve seats early and when I went online to do other things, although it showed that I had a seat reserved, it also said no reservations were being taken for the flight in a highlighted notice. Turns out it was just a general blanket message but to me it looked like my seat may have been cancelled. All phone representatives were courteous and helpful although sometimes their accents were strong and challenging to understand but they didn't mind repeating themselves until I understood."
Cons: "Friendly crew. Easy priority boarding. Regular economy cabin seats , quite uncomfortable due to narrow knee space, and "invasive" front reclining seat, that did nor allow for sitting and reading. High expense $100 US. fee for extra leg room is an absolute necessity. Shame on the Airline Industry standards!"
Cons: "my flight was canceled in the last minute,it transferred true turkey where i didn't want to go to for security reasons and landing time issues, i had a chance to buy that ticket for cheaper and get there on time to the turkey airway flight and not come 10 hours early and land at a time i'm expecting I expect compensation for both the price ticket difference as well as for my time wasted, or I will not consider using your airline in the future."
Pros: "The boarding process was well organized. The crew was overall pleasant."
Cons: "Check in time at the swiss ticket counter exceeded one hour. Too little space per seat. At breakfast, I was asked by the steward to bring my seat forward (presumably so that the people behind me could have more space?), when the people in front of me were reclined: my face was literally centimeters from their seat, which made eating breakfast difficult and unpleasant. The breakfast rolls were clearly not fresh and we're tough and dry, inspite of having been heated."
Pros: "The on flight entertainment had a wide selection. The burger dinner was surprisingly good!"
Cons: "The egg breakfast wasn't good at all. The eggs were tough and didn't taste like real eggs."
Pros: "The Crew!!!"
Cons: "the fact that in my flight from turkey back to isreal the boarding guy added in hand written something that look like curse i got pic.... and was not nice ... dont know if it was because of the late time or hes mind was disturbed ... you dont act like this ... i do not know what he add but i dont think its a bless"
Cons: "to hot, very hot!!!"
Cons: "Small chairs and no entertainment system"
Cons: "The company lost my baggage"
Pros: "short, so the missing entertainment system id forgivable. The crew is super,"
Cons: "legs space, legs space and legs space. I will hesitate to pick up turkish only because of tha"
Pros: "To small area for passengers after security before boarding"
Pros: "Comfortable seat, quick boarding and deplaning"
Cons: "No in seat entertainment, bad food"
Pros: "that its only 1 hour 45 min."
Cons: "tired cabin crew. terrible wet sndwich. very disssapointing specially when they knew it's a night flight that most of the people coming from connections of 10 hours!! Seats need improvement. terrible entertainment which made the people and specially the kids more boring.. and.. we had a delay of almost 1 hour!!"
Pros: "Good food. Wide choice of beverages. Entertainment. Flight is only 1h 45min Departure on time."
Pros: "Good food, on time, comfterbal"
Cons: "Takes rime till theyl take your food plat"
Pros: "the food is great, very good multimedia system"
Cons: "bread was cold!! food asn't so good"
Pros: "the service"
Cons: "the entertainment"
Pros: "The crew on the flight were very nice"
Cons: "As our first flight got delayed, me and 28 other pallengers flying to israel told the airline agents that we would miss our connection flightfrom turkey to israel. The supervisor assured us that we have nothing to worry about, as the second plane would wait as we are many passengers.however when we landed in turkey the connection flight had already left without us. When trying to speak to turkish airline representatives about getting a new flight, they were super UNhelpful, we waited in very long lines and were required so go to a few different parts of the airport to get a new ticket, a process that was not friendly at all and very frustrating. After about 2 hours of waiting on lines, i got a flight that required me to wait 7 hours in the airport and measley voucher for a very small fast food meal. When i asked to be admitted to the lounge (as i waited 7 hours in the airport due to the airlines mistake), they did not agree to grant me access. When i asked to at least get the wifi code from the lounge so i can tell my familly that i am stuck on turkey, this was also rejected. While waiting in the airport, i spoke to many other people on other flights who had been stuck in the airport under very simillar circumstances, some even worse than mine. I also have many friends who have experiences simillar experiences with turkish airlines. If you are looking for a reliable flight, that will get you to your destination on time and will help you out when a problem occurs, Turkish airlines is deffinetelly NOT the flight for you. I personally will never fly with them again after the way i was treated."
Pros: "The crew, as usual on Turkish airlines, was wonderful. Excellent service and patience.Warmly recommend Turkish Airlines."
Cons: "The flight itself was delayed, the boarding was a disaster waiting an hour in a closed off area with little air-conditioning and zero amenities, the plane uncomfortable and the entertainment system was a joke. To be honest I was surprised because I enjoy flying Turkish, it's an excellent airline with great service. This flight was a disaster"
Pros: "Entertainment was great"
Cons: "Lack of leg room; lack of air flow during entire flight and seats could adjust their own."
Pros: "There wasn't anything particularly special about this flight to make it stand out from other airlines. It was just a short 2 hour flight and had everything you needed."
Cons: "At check in, the agent said she had put me in the exit row, but I was actually just behind it."
Pros: "On my way back my flight before was delayed. When i arrived to the flight people were still boarding but i was told that they knew my flight delayed therefore they aold my ticket."
Cons: "I run to the flight and fall on the way and they didnt even have a first aid kit at the gate, and they sold my ticket!!!"
Pros: "Excellent and cooperative staff. It was a smooth flight."
Pros: "Security at the Ataturk airport. Airtight and curious. No wonder terrorists could only strike outside."
Cons: "Departure time is always ten tative with Turkish. Even though they clearly were expecting a late departure, passengers weren't notified. When boarding time was pushed back 30 minutes, it was already 22 minutes overdue (and it started much later then eve n the pushed back time). Terrible standards/"
Pros: "Flight had only 10 minute delay and only an hour layover. Boarding was pleasent"
Cons: "As expected food wasn't that good, the crew was a little slow, and seemed like didn't care that much about passengers individual needs."
Cons: "The fact the airline didn't compensate us even though we missed our connection flight"
Pros: "Must and entertainment, and legroom."
Cons: "Turkish airline randomly changed my seat assignments without any explanation to me. I also found out my connect flight was changed to much later and one causing me an eight hour delay and assemble airport. Again this was done without my knowledge I happen to randomly find out at the check-in station in Los Angeles. The manager was kind enough to switch me back to my old flight and seat assignments but it took an hour waiting. After boarding the plane it was an hour and a half delay intake off I also realized this my original seats were given to three ladies who are friends of the first class flight attendants there were no children or elderly this was a random acts of favoritism towards the flight attendants after boarding the plane it was an hour and a half delay intake off I also realized this my original seats were given to three ladies who are friends of the first class flight attendants there were no children or elderly this was a random acts of favoritism towards the flight attendants trance friends. As a result of the irresponsible delay at the airport and the pilot not bothering to make up the time when we arrive to sample I realized we had missed her flight despite the promises that they will wait it was the most horrible experience. Rest of the passengers and I were waiting at the connecting gate with the gate number the flight number and the sign saying now boarding but there was no plane no one could give us an explanation of what happened. I will never fly Turkish again"
Pros: "Economy class seats were comfortable and had more recline than most airlines."
Cons: "I didn't understand why it took us so long to board and take off. The weather was fine; no explanation was offered for our 90-minute delay in takeoff. This delay caused me and many others to miss connections in Istanbul. Also, the transfer process in Istanbul was very confusing; I was given wrong directions and waited twice in the wrong place before I found the right line to wait in."
Pros: "The food was great, entertainment was excellent, flight crew was pleasant, seats were pretty comfortable."
Cons: "Flight left over an hour late and I nearly missed my connection as a result."
Cons: "My Luggage did not make it, I don't have any information about it :) Lot of people did not get their Luggage"
Cons: "There e was NO Turkish air representative on the ground upon arrival. We needed a wheel chair the it was not arranged."
Cons: "Not on time. Missed my connecting flight. and my luggage did not arrive at my final destination."
Pros: "The food and service"
Pros: "The staff was really friendly, food was great and there was plenty of entertainment during the flight."
Cons: "I couldn't accumulate my miles."
Pros: "Food was good. Crew were good."
Cons: "I had checked in and had boarding passes with assigned seats. I need an aisle seat and JUST ASSUMED when the check in person at LAX; tore up our pre-boarding checkin with seat assignments that I was given an AISLE SEAT. I WAS NOT AND DID NOT KNOW UNTIL WE BOARDED. THE GENTLEMAN ON THE AISLE DID NOT WANT TO CHANGE. WE WARNED HIM THAT WE GET UP AT LEAST 3 - 4 TIMES ON A 12 HR FLIGHT. We did and woke him up at least 2-3 times. BAD FLIGHT FOR ME...I WILL DOUBLE CHECK NEXT TIME FOR AN AISLE SEAT FOR ME OR MY WIFE. jAMESDEAN BUCKLEY firstname.lastname@example.org"
Pros: "Service, food and the entertainment system was great"
Pros: "Over all is ok"
Cons: "Stay over in Istanbul, they gave only one meal for 24hr"
Pros: "Free food and movies for a 1.5 hour flight, amazing!!"
Pros: "Pretty much nothing. I liked that nothing bad happened to my suitcase."
Cons: "I ordered vegan food on time and was told I will have vegan food on the flight, but for an unknown reason, my name was not on the list and I wasn't given any food. Not even the bread I have asked for from one of the crew members. Both boarding and leaving the plain were a hustle using a bus. The entertainment on the plain was beyond the worst one I have ever experienced. 8 radio channel that some of them are the same and some of them have one channel on one side and a different channel on the other. I had to use my earphones (only one of the pair) from my side and another set of earphones from the empty seat next to me, just to barely hear the same music. Also the plugs were not good, so eventually I gave that up too. POOR FLIGHT!"
Cons: "Another 7 hr delay and then the most crowded and stuffy airport without wifi - the hub! You can't even find a place to sit down for your 7hrs, except on the ground."
Pros: "Very professional and helpful cabin crew. Very good food. Excellent entertainment and USB recharge availability."
Cons: "The seats were very cramped and uncomfortable. And if the person in front leans their seat back, it gets worse."
Cons: "Always delays with this airline! The service is poor and they do not even hide their hate for israelíes ."
Pros: "There was enough space between seats and it felt wery comfortable. The food was good."
Pros: "food, movie options, bathrooms were big, had lotion, and Turkish cologne."
Cons: "Tv wasn't user friendly, hard to navigate, they didn't offer enough water on between meals, eggs were very disgusting.."
Pros: "Service is excellent as are food and beverage choices. the seat themselves are great, specifically the headrests that prevent your head from tilting into uncomfortable positions while sleeping. Entertainment choices were sufficient. Since i was traveling alone with my 4 year old was glad we were offered priority boarding."
Cons: "the spacing between rows in economy are just barely able to fit legs in, but only with knees touching the seat in the front. If you are out of luck and everyone sitting in a row with you is about 170 cm tall, the 13 hours between LAX and Istanbul become a struggle of how to comfortable accommodate everyone.... Exiting the air craft was managed with staircase and bus, at times a bit of a work out, traveling with a small child, carrying two carry-on's and help the child climb down steep stair cases..."
Pros: "Good flight schedule and the price was reasonable. Checking in process went smoothly. The socks, slippers, etc were a nice touch and useful for the rest of the trip."
Cons: "Not enough leg room, seat did not recline enough to sleep. Attendants are pleasant and helpful, but not much common sense; in helping the passenger on opposite side of aisle, 3 separate times startled by attendant's butt pushing my face."
Pros: "Flight attentance was very kind and helpful. Service was good. Flight entertainment had many movies. Food was above average for airplane food. It was a good flight overall."
Cons: "Food used to be better when they first started flights from LAX."
Pros: "The crew is attentive, and the food is fine. They serve fresh orange juice, which is great."
Cons: "I wouldn't call their entertainment so. You can barely see the screen, which of course only has the movie they chose."
Pros: "Free ear phones"
Cons: "Late boarding Late take off Maintenance after boarding Two hours before refreshments Boring movie Bumpy flight Very hard landing Home an hour late"
Pros: "Crew was courtesy"
Cons: "1hour delay from departing LAX runway - not good"
Pros: "Only 15 minutes late"
Cons: "Like everyone, I dislike the tight seating."
Pros: "Was able to comfortably sleep the whole trip back."
Cons: "Nothing, just filling this in to continue........."
Pros: "Maintained high standards of service despite massive delay."
Cons: "Boarding and departure was messy because of the delay"
Pros: "Let on time and arrived 30 mins EARLY."
Cons: "Had to pay for meal despite length if flight."
Pros: "I would like more detail about traveling companions displayed."
Pros: "Good food and entertainment choices on board. Little to no feedback from captain regarding inflight turbulence."
Cons: "Getting through security at the LAX Delta Terminal 2 was chaotic and the slowest I have ever encountered. There were two lines which moved at very different speeds. My husband got through his line 15min before I was finished in the other line. One line required iPads to be other, the other didn't. Something was seriously wrong with how things were being handled. Bathrooms onboard were a pigstie."
Pros: "The Flight Personnel was extremely helpful and kind."
Pros: "I'll chalk it up to the insanely high travel demands coincident with Labor Day."
Pros: "Requested a special meal over the phone when I checked in i.e. 24 hours before talk off, customer support confirmed my request but the crew told me that they had not received anything as such....crew didn't even bothered to offer any alternative. I was fine, didn't have any reservations but my wife and kid went starving all the way remember it was a 15 hour flight"
Pros: "Very nice and friendly crew were very efficient."
Cons: "Very nice and friendly crew were very efficient. Unfortunately, we had to wait over 20 minutes to get into our gate because another plane was there, so we arrived late. Not DELTA's fault."
Pros: "Crew and being able to watch movies."
Cons: "Cost of flight"
Pros: "I liked the selection of movies."
Cons: "The arrival estimate was off."
Pros: "The flight was quick and quiet with a kind crew and captain that had a great smile."
Cons: "I didn't like the food."
Pros: "Early boarding for family. Flight crew was decent"
Cons: "Super cramped seats. Entertainment system was broken. Only small snacks and drinks for a 5.5 hour flight"
Pros: "Great crew"
Pros: "Not much to like here. The new crew was pleasant"
Cons: "Old crew was surly. Plane had much problems and finally replaced. Left 5 hrs late. Delta claims it doesn't have to compensate for a late flight - just a cancelled one so guess which this was The baggage fees are obscene and the gouging of the customer is immoral. No wonder people hate the airlines."
Pros: "Crew was excellent. Food above average. Plenty of entertainment options."
Cons: "Delta is not the only airline to have planes with the new seat configurations in First Class but they are a big disappointment for tall passengers and couples who enjoy traveling together and cannot even carry on a comfortable conversation on a 15-hour flight."
Cons: "no food for Vegans. Like literally nothing besides a confused crew"
Pros: "Liked seating in Delta Comfort w own space for carry on and earlier boarding. Staff was attentive snd friendly and offered many snacks. Good choices for tv. Should option of getting head phones as I had the wrong one. Comfortable"
Cons: "Should have one free luggage for Delta Comfort. More variety of food to purchash"
Pros: "We were two for two on not being able to understand the gate agents announcements. Please keep in mind that not everyone flies frequently. I'm convinced that the routine of the job blinds both the TSA and airline employees to this fact. Clear and concise instructions would be great, regulars will continue to ignore you. So no harm, no foul."
Pros: "Crew was very good and nice on the flight"
Cons: "Flight terminal was changed about 30 to 45 minutes before boarding Flight was delayed due to AC problem Configuration of the plane was terrible. Little leg room but the windows did not align with the seats so a window was shared with two rows making it challenging to open or close a window without disturbing the passenger in the other row with whom the window is being shared. No charging outlets in the terminal or on the plane. Plane had no food to offer for purchase. Expected better from Delta."
Pros: "I love Delta. The crew members were very safe, courteous, and efficient."
Pros: "The flight attendants were very helpful and been nice."
Cons: "I didn't like that my delta studio screen did it work. I had to find other ways to pass the time for 5 hours"
Cons: "Kids yelling"
Pros: "Availability of flight. Quick flight, on time"
Cons: "Lay over"
Cons: "Connecting already departed. Scheduled on the next flight."
Pros: "The USB connection at my seat worked; it often does not, so this was an improvement. The turkey sandwich was moist and delicious."
Pros: "The entertainment was good and we didn't get charged for the blankets, as in other airlines, though it would have been nice not have needed them, the plane felt colder than 70 degrees!"
Cons: "Longer delay occurred when another passenger got into an argument with staff. It took soooo long for security to come to fix the situation so we could continue boarding. We were also packed in like sardines. I would pay more for more room, though business and first class are available, they're way too much."
Pros: "Staff friendly,efficient and courteous. On time. Different snacks. Prompt service. Power source each seat worked."
Cons: "Gate area for flight change filthy. LAX gates 31-38. Garbage overflow with no seating. No entertainment option on flight."
Cons: "Zero communication to the passengers as to why we were delayed for almost an hour sitting on the plane"
Pros: "They did fly.... finally"
Cons: "Missed connection to Bangor. Had to overnight in NYC. Substituted smaller plane for this transcontinental flight."
Pros: "The flight attendants were very attentive and available."
Pros: "Good snacks and movie selection. Seats were spacious and comfortable"
Cons: "Delayed flight, confusing boarding, and not the friendliest flight attendants"
Cons: "No trash bag in my seat for puking or bubblegum"
Pros: "The seats were comfortable. Loved that we all had our own TV's with free movies available. And loved that we were all served free food."
Cons: "No complaints."
Cons: "Boarding in LA was. Mess"
Pros: "First class crew was great! Smooth ride, arrived early"
Cons: "Lunch option on LAX-AUS wasn't that good (chicken salad or meatballs), also was pretty sparse on the meal itself compared to other airlines"
Cons: "Overcrowded terminal, last minute gate changes, poor signage and confused staff."
Cons: "2 hours delayed"
Cons: "I was starving because of my short connection time and couldn't have lunch - wanted to eat something solid and they just had boxes with fruits and cheese."
Cons: "Delayed four hours"
Pros: "Seating was nice...comfortable. Lighting was good, captain wasn't too chatty :)"
Cons: "This flight attendant was just terrible. Wish I could remember her name for this review... She had about half of the First Class cabin offended as soon as meals started getting served - I didn't see ANYONE around me that got what they asked for, and then when people stated the issue, she didn't respond very well. I tried to take things in stride (first world problems?) but it is a bummer to pay extra for the first class treatment and then to not have that great experience, especially on back to back 5ish hour flights."
Pros: "I always have a great experience on Delta! Thank you"
Pros: "Flew delta a few days ago and this wasn't an issue but you've gotta do better on the wifi and tv front. Part of my decision to fly delta is entertainment."
Cons: "Wifi was too slow to stream (audio only) a live sporting event. No satellite tv for the entire flight with no announcement - I had to ask the crew twice what was up."
Pros: "On time...great service!"
Cons: "Seats were a bit narrow."
Pros: "Friendly crew, decent food, and solid entertainment."
Cons: "Economy seating was very cramped, even for me at 5’5”. The plane didn’t have WiFi, which is unacceptable in 2018."
Cons: "They gave 2 veggie meals to mu big strapping men seat mates and the ignored me entirely!"
Pros: "the crew was accommodating"
Cons: "i was asked to pay to check in my luggage :("
Cons: "Missing information of my flights, such as seat and others"
Pros: "Nothing was bad. Take off to landing was great. Red wine was"
Cons: "Announcing gate information only 45 minutes before departure and having only 25 minutes to get there before gate closing is very inconvenient and nerve wracking."
Pros: "Crew is super hospitable and nice"
Cons: "They lost my luggage after I asked when I checked it in LA and when I boarded in SD"
Pros: "First international flight. Did not know you are treated so well."
Cons: "That i am not able to sleep pn night flights. Not a problem of the airlines.Gail"
Pros: "Great flight, comfortable and the entertainment was perfect! The 10 hours flew by very quickly and the crew was amazing! Hey"
Pros: "Service was excellent!"
Cons: "On time, courtesy courtesy was second to none!!"
Pros: "the flight was very comfortable and we had a very pleasant flight. The food was very tasty, and all in all the flight was very high standard."
Cons: "there was some air hosts strike so service was slower than expected, but all in all the crew was able to attend everybody's needs. landing was a bit rougher than usual."
Pros: "The video selection was terrific."
Cons: "I was right in front of a cabinet that the stuardess used and my seat was hit at least three times. The seat bottoms were much too painful for a 10 hour flight, I even sat on my pillow the last five hours just to be somewhat comfortable. Next time I will request a second pillow."
Cons: "The hour + delay leaving LAX AND DELAY again on landing"
Pros: "Good service with wheelchair assistance when needed. Early boarding made it easier for my husband."
Pros: "I was late to the flight due to an accident and I have got a new flight quite easily"
Cons: "I have got a seat that can take t back, no one told me in advanced this is the situation and the flight attendent keeped telling me why it can't be done instead of looking for a solutioni"
Pros: "The cabin crew, as always, were unfailing patient and polite and as helpful as they could be. Given the situation with the IT problem at BA, it was amazing that we were scheduled, and took off on time and arrived in Tel Aviv on time. Congratulations to all!"
Cons: "We were at the back of the plane, which was pretty difficult for my 6'6" husband and his long legs. We were told every seat was full (because of the IT problem). However, after takeoff it became apparent that there were some empty seats, but they weren't offered to us. One man was asleep across three exit row seats, for example. We had two seats in a three seat row, which would have given us a bit more room, but a woman was moved to the window seat with us, to accommodate a religious man who didn't want to sit next to her. She was very nice, but the whole situation was annoying and distasteful. And, unfortunately, the food was just as bad as our last flight."
Pros: "Great food, great entertainment, short flight that went smoothly"
Cons: "Cabin temperature a bit high"
Pros: "The staff is friendly and were genuinely doing their best withwhat they had"
Cons: "The check in / baggage drop off took too long. There were only two workers in that section and for maybe arpund 10-20 mins there was only 1 person helping everyone. It was very frustrating, esp when there were 3 people working in the world club section when that line has fewer people in the first place. I suggest having the world club staff taking some of the regular customers and alternating with the world club members"
Cons: "Airplane food"
Pros: "Nice plane and good food, very nice flight!"
Cons: "smallest coach I have ever been in. very squished and I was next to my wife at 95 lb and a skinny young man who took no room at all. I am only 5'9" 170. But thats how the flights get so cheep"
Cons: "I WANT TO CAHNGE TIME OF FLIGHT. BRITISH ASKED TO HIGT PAYMENT. IN THIS AMOUNT I CAN BUY TWO TIKETS IN LOW COAST COMPANY AND I HAVE ENOUTH MONEY TO BUY FOOD. PERSON THAT BUY TIKET FROM THE SITE CAN'T CHOISE A SITE AND ITS COME AUTOMATIC WITHOUT TO CAHNGE/"
Cons: "we order kosher food for the flights, on the first flight we recive only for 1 pessanger so on the way back we call few days before to the airlines company to confirm that is kosher food for both passengers and they confirm and again we didnt recive only 1 passanger recive for flight over 20 hours way to be with out food"
Pros: "British Airway's service is cordial and comfortable, which goes a long way to making the entire trip the same. Obviously they have no or little control over potholes in the air and wind turbulence."
Cons: "The flight was scheduled to arrive 2 hours before our connecting BA flight departed Heathrow. Unfortunately because of loading delays on our original flight, we arrived in Heathrow 40 minutes late. The crew said that 60 minutes is the designated minimum but we used all of the 80 minutes plus, and it airport was NOT crowded. If BA is connecting to BA, then you have a responsibility ahead of time to address this problem and keep connecting passengers from getting overly distressed in a strange airport."
Pros: "exelant crew ans service"
Cons: "overprice for extra bag"
Pros: "Seat selection options, easy to use online services"
Cons: "Entertainment system did not work at one of the seats on flight home. Flight was pushed off, causing it to land at 3:30 am."
Pros: "Back facing window seat, flat bed, great service, good food, arrival ahead of time"
Pros: "Impressed by service of staff"
Cons: "Since you now have to pay for additional luggage, which I have always done in the past, I find it increasing infuriating that when boarding the plane to store my carry on luggage I have not been able to store this appropriately, I am led to believe as a paying customer I should not have to store my carry on luggage by my feet because the overhead cabin is not available to me. ."
Cons: "Seats were uncomfortable. The food was below average even for airline food. One of the flight attendants was rude to one of the passengers even though the passenger was not doing anything out of normal."
Pros: "Food was decent and entertainment was okay."
Cons: "Plane was extremely old and loud. London did not have a gate number until 20 minutes before boarding. Many people were late to the gate because of that."
Pros: "Good information from the pilots. Very clean plane. Food ok. Seat pitch better than the American Airlines flight the other direction."
Cons: "Flight attendants disinterested or in the case of an older male flight attendant, impatient and rude."
Pros: "I especially liked our seats (we were in the exit row and had plenty of leg room); the crew, and the food."
Cons: "What we didn't like couldn't be helped: there were crying babies and a snorting gentleman."
Pros: "Hello I saw charged the ticket twice !!!! Thank you"
Pros: "Crew was great!"
Cons: "Seats were so close together I could hardly move. Too close for international flight! The tall guy behind me needed me to keep my chair up some from reclined position because it hit him!"
Pros: "The entertainment choices, I like how dark it got being a red eye flight. Not as noisy as some planes."
Cons: "Cramped seats. No leg room. Touch screens were not touch sensitive so the person in front could feel every push. Better to use the remote. No individual air control, I got very hot."
Pros: "My flight was delayed by 30 min and therefore I had to reschedule my flight from London to Frankfurt! That made me lose 3 hrs at the airport!"
Cons: "Delayed flight! Seats were uncomfortable and very small!"
Pros: "Nice spacious seats"
Cons: "That you checked my carry-on"
Pros: "The A380 from LA, was new and clean. Crew friendly and service efficient."
Cons: "Seems like each new airplane reduces space for passengers in economy. There are just so many seats you and squeeze in. I am not a tall person, and certainly not overweight, and I felt crammed in the seat. I feel sorry for people who are tall and big. They must have a terrible time. The older 767 from Heathrow to Athens was MUCH more spacious and comfortable. I can't afford business class and certainly not first class. Economy has been squeezed beyond logical levels. Good was so so. Not to my taste. The chicken with mashed potatoes was rubbery and mashed didn't even taste like potatoes. Other than that, trip was on time. So that helped."
Pros: "The plane itself is big enough which makes the ride quite comfortable and less subject to turbulence."
Cons: "Seats do not recline much in economy but that is expected."
Cons: "No wifi"
Pros: "The flight was delayed for more than 3 hours, nothing was communicated, I still don't know what caused it, as a result I missed my connection and NONE of the British Airways employees EVER even apologized, since it wasn't and I quote 'personally' their fault."
Cons: "Terrible service, delayed flight, lost luggage, no apologies and no accountability. I was delayed for 12h, had to stay the night in a hotel in London (the hotel was the best part) but I had to freeze since I didn't have my luggage or expect to be in London at that time."
Cons: "Seats were very tight and cramped."
Pros: "The flight"
Cons: "luggage didn't arrive and not able to track it or contact the airline"
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "Ir was an American Airlines plane, had really small and olf screens that didn't work."
Pros: "Friendliness of the crew! Economy Plus Cleanliness AA and BA use same planes 777 but it's the service that makes the flight! AA needs to take lessons from BA crew/service"
Pros: "onboard movie selection vegan special meal"
Cons: "legroom is very limited. Seats recline too much so the person in front is in my lap and cabin crew scolded me not the person leaning into me."
Pros: "However im still missing my checked luggage."
Pros: "The directness of the flight, and being able to watch the monitors to track the trip! The flight was on-time and we got swiftly on and off the aircraft."
Cons: "There was a family behind me working out their issues loudly speaking to each other across the aisle and over my seat. I wish the flight attendants has regulated them a bit more, but I understand that they're busy attending to passengers as a whole!"
Cons: "Cabin was freezing cold. Flight on time. No major issuess"
Pros: "Seemed like a tiny bit more leg room, lots of good movie choices."
Cons: "Food was bleh."
Pros: "It was not crowded breakfast"
Cons: "Breakfast was lousy"
Cons: "Not the best. Marginal food and hassled about carry-on that fit the size requirements. More like premium economy."
Cons: "I could not check in online nor selecting a seat in advance. Getting the boarding pass and the seat was a nightmare. British neither American could not help me out. Horrible experience"
Cons: "Paying for non middle seats"
Cons: "see above."
Pros: "30 year old plane!"
Cons: "No oilers, no individual monitors!"
Cons: "I was rebooked and the process between American and British Airways was very confusing. I was lucky to get a seat on the plane which I had to pay extra for even though I booked in January for an August flight. Also it was crazy that there was no inflight entertainment for such a long flight."
Pros: "Comfortable seats, attentive staff"
Cons: "More non dairy food obtions"
Cons: "I could not check in and pay for my second bag at the kiosk. I had to wait in the very long ticketing line to get help. Also, it was not clear that the international flight flew from the AA terminal and not from the International terminal where Iberia flies from...I had to walk to the AA terminal with all my bags which was stressful since I was dropped off at the international terminal which made sense as it was an international flight and the ticket did not say it was flying from the AA terminal only that it was operated by AA.."
Pros: "Lots of good movies"
Cons: "Less than average legroom for an international flight."
Pros: "Everyone was friendly"
Cons: "Very tight fit."
Pros: "Staff was really friendly Boarding was easy Flight was on time"
Cons: "Not much space within the seats Food was mediocre Entertainment was okay"
Pros: "I gate checked in the stroller at LAX. When it was pretty much dumped in front of me at LHR with an unspecified apology, the sun hood was bent so it doesn't fold right anymore, there's scuff marks on the side, there's a part missing from the left wheel and it drags to one side now. Not happy. If I'd been told, we'll take this off you and damage it, I might have checked it normally. Our car seat was fine."
Cons: "Damaging our stroller. Food wasn't good either. A yogurt with various toppings apparently is a "Continental breakfast"."
Pros: "That the staff at American Aiirlunes were helpful in getting me to my destination."
Cons: "Flight was delayed and then canceled!!!!! I missed my connecting flight in Miami."
Pros: "Nothing. Cause it didn't happen"
Cons: "Mechanics issues. Plane never took off. Never made our connection. Had to get a new flight."
Pros: "Quick to board and on time, plenty of leg room, great new movie and shoe selection during the flight."
Cons: "The food was satisfying, but not great. Entrees were quite salty and bread came a little soggy."
Pros: "The crew was wonderful! Especially Glenda."
Cons: "The flight was delayed six hours."
Pros: "The A321-S was a pretty good aircraft. Nicely updated interior. Staff were young & professional. Everyone was happy, efficient and professional. It was nice to see the Captain smile and say goodbye to ALL the passengers. Well done AA!"
Pros: "The flight attendants were great."
Cons: "The flight was over an hour delayed. that meant I arrived home at 1am. That is a very rough morning."
Pros: "Everything was timely, courteous & pleasant. The aircraft was very clean."
Cons: "No room, limited entertainment, mediocre food. Was a very uncomfortable, long flight! Luggage late coming off plane, missed connecting flight and was not very helpful in getting rebooked."
Pros: "Great entertainment system at each seat"
Cons: "Food was nasty and they didn't have a non dairy option"
Pros: "Customer services was good."
Cons: "Seat was too small,food was disappointed."
Pros: "Movie options"
Cons: "2 hour delay was inconvenient. Like why?"
Pros: "Great choices of entertainment that made the flight very enjoyable"
Pros: "Left on time from LAX"
Cons: "We booked for British Airways since we have good experience with them before but this is "operated by American Airlines" - not sure why they just don't say American Airlines when booking. It's deceiving!!!"
Pros: "The crew relax and smile"
Cons: "very small seats"
Pros: "The handed out the customs forms just before landing because they were too busy chatting. I had to fill up the form during landing and got dizzy. During the fligh I asked for water and the stewardess forgot about it."
Pros: "everything ran like clockwork"
Pros: "they would not let me up grade and there was plenty of room to upgrade"
Cons: "I am handicap and was not given a upgrade"
Pros: "The entertainment was free on our flight and that was very nice. Watch a lot of movies iv been wanting to watch. Pilots flew the plane very well."
Cons: "I bought Japan Air but it was American air.. I'm not buy tickets any more!!"
Pros: "WHAT FOOD.,,,,,,.AA DOSE NOT FEE US OR HAVE ANY ENTERTAINMENT,"
Cons: "NOTHING AA IS JUST AS BAD AS FIJI AIRWAYS"
Pros: "It was a very peaceful flight. The crew was extremely professional, and courteous, one of the members went out of her way, and frankly it was the kindest flight attendant has been to me in a while."
Cons: "The typical complaint you would hear regarding airplane food. Though, it does not warrant a true complaint of the flight."
Cons: "Taking away headphones 40 mins prior to landing is ridiculous. AA needs to abandon Bose or figure out a better way."
Pros: "The flight was on time, even arrived early. Nice crew and plenty of food/snacks. It was good to have a selection of movies and TV shows to watch, too."
Cons: "The lack of space on such a long flight was painful, and there wasn't much opportunity to stretch my legs. I was also seated across from a woman who didn't realize how stupid it was to bring a toddler on a 12 hour flight, and he screamed pretty much the entire time. I couldn't sleep at all and not even headphones drowned it out. That part wasn't really the airline's fault though, and I could see that the flight attendants were asking her several times to get her son to quiet down. I just wish there were regulations on these sorts of situations. Everyone around you suffers when you bring a small child on a very long flight because they will inevitably be bored, cranky and uncomfortable, and because we are confined to our seats, we are forced to suffer through it all. I wish that children under a certain age would not be allowed to board flights over a certain length of time except for special circumstances."
Pros: "New aircraft."
Cons: "The flight from LAX to HKG was diverted to Haneda, Tokyo. The septic tank was not properly emptied in LAX. Flight in Hong Kong was delayed by about 2 hours due to this diversion. I agree with the call from the Captain. It's a pity that the poor quality of service team in LAX (probably 1-2 individuals) caused tremendous inconvenience to passengers and crew."
Pros: "Everyghing was smooth and on time"
Cons: "Nothing at all"
Cons: "I booked the flight specifically because it was advertised and booked on British Airways, which is considered a nice international airline to fly. The flight was swaped to American Airlines, and I was put on an international flight that was archaic, I would have been better off flying a prop plane from the 1970's."
Pros: "Once in flight, it was a standard smooth ride to Tokyo."
Cons: "Late announcement of flight delay. Cost me 4 extra hours at LAX, doing nothing. Then, flight delayed again for 30 minutes prior to boarding...and yet AGAIN while on the plane...because of a water shortage. What had the crew been doing in between flights?? Lastly, these delays caused the plane to arrive in Tokyo at 12:30AM (originally it was 10:30PM). All transportations options were closed. I had to take a $90 USD taxi fare into the city. JAL or AA should have given travel vouchers to everyone who needed them. BAD SERVICE, BAD COMMUNICATIONS, BAD RATING."
Cons: "all flights delayed"
Pros: "Fast trip to london. Even it was late by more than hours plot made up some lost time. Entertainment was very good both in quality and varieties."
Cons: "Throughout the trip it was very bumbby. The food was not nearly as good as other cross Atlantic airlines."
Pros: "I liked that I landed in time to get to my next flight."
Cons: "I didn't like that I had a child kicking my seat back the whole flight and that the in flight movie that I purchased skipped more than it played."
Cons: "Some of the crew were rude, had us waiting forever get off the plane"
Pros: "Service, clean aircraft, I felt AA cares about me"
Cons: "Changing gates before boarding"
Cons: "Practically no food was served."
Cons: "Flight cancelled , no communication, the flight the next day delayed two hours and we where given four different gate numbers for the flight, walked backwards and forwards trying to find the correct gate with my children."
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