Pros: "All was Good, no special negatives."
Cons: "Not worth my time to comment."
Pros: "the crew were so nice"
Cons: "not enough room between seats"
Cons: "It’s frustrating to not have the ability to select seats before arriving at check in counter when there’s really not much to choose from."
Pros: "vegan sweeties for the kids, so nice as my daughter usually has to say no. Also swiss chocolate - so good! Our veggie meals booked hadn't gone through on the system but we were found some they had anyway - wasn't very nice though."
Pros: "Everything aside from the food and cabin atmosphere."
Cons: "Food and cabin atmosphere. The cabin felt very stuffy and warm."
Pros: "The crew was good"
Cons: "Place for the legs and better food"
Pros: "The crew were very friendly."
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Cons: "מקום ישיבה צפוף מידי"
Pros: "Best flight for a long time. great service and entertainment."
Cons: "I was unable to order vegetarian meal before the flight. This also a KAYAK / VAYAMA issue - you can not pass the info about special meal to the airline and Swiss seems to require that you order through them in order to specify such details. You should improve this."
Cons: "That it wasn’t a flight to denver"
Pros: "Good product"
Cons: "Seat had some problems, but the crew fixed it for me"
Pros: "Crew were good, apart from forgetting at breakfast time that I had ordered gluten free food. Food was OK but not memorable."
Cons: "Business class is not as roomy as other airlines. My partner had to climb over me to reach the aisle, there is very little storage space and seat size is quite small. Choice of movies is limited."
Cons: "I felt like a sardine."
Pros: "Nice experience."
Cons: "Seats are not so comfortable. Crew is nice, but not too nice"
Pros: "Problem free."
Cons: "It was a great flight."
Pros: "The flight ,food entertainment was very good. But I don't understand the SWISS airline logic. When I did the check in in Prague and got my boarding pass the told me that the system picked me to have the additional random checkup at Zurich airport. Its ok. If it’s done for security reason why to tell the people ahead of time that they will have additional checkup of bags and personal stuff. If you want to do it for security reason do it ( I want to be safe) but don’t do it for the check mark , it doesn’t make any sense and doesn’t protect us."
Pros: "Excellent food. Lovely service. Departure and boarding on time."
Cons: "No entertainment at all. Very limited leg room"
Pros: "The staff was polait"
Cons: "No option to make zhek in No opthin for vegeterian The media in my seat didn't work"
Cons: "Staff not very friendly. Very small seat. Worn out plane."
Pros: "Everything is great when flying Swiss. From online checkin to boarding and throughout the flight. Thumbs up to Swiss. Simply a delight."
Pros: "The flight was smooth; Attendants were nice and everything worked according to schedule"
Pros: "Flight was fine. The attendants on board were friendly and efficient. The food was nice though there wasn't much variety in drinks."
Cons: "It was awful getting boarding passes and paying for check in luggage in Venice. I assumed we couldn't check in early online much like the earlier Lufthansa flight. Then when we got to the airport there were long lines to check in and no machines to self check in. When we finally got to the front of the line the woman said we had to pay for our checked baggage elsewhere and then come back for the boarding passes. Unheard of elsewhere. The people in the office where you pay for checked baggage took their time and chatted and had no sense of urgency. The first woman we spoke to apparently filled out the form incorrectly. We had to rush to get to the plane and we barely made it through long security lines. We almost missed the plane due to the lack of early information and check in, the cumbersome payment process, etc. It was the worst check in process ever."
Pros: "Very comfortable and attendants were very attentive."
Cons: "Checking in at the Tel Aviv Airport is an absolute nightmare! It is congested and disorganized."
Pros: "The Israeli crew on El Al were very polite and tried to help."
Cons: "When we arrived to Swiss desk, after checking in at home including choosing seats, we were sent to El Al desk and had to start everything from the start. We couldn't even choose seats . It was a great disappointment. We don't think we fly in Swiss again"
Pros: "By far the worst experience I've ever had in my life. 1. A day after I perches a multi destination tickets I called Swiss air costumer service requesting to upgrade my tickets to business class. no one would even try to help me. They just kept saying I need to contact my travel agent. After 3 phone calls I gave up and decided to wait and upgrade my ticket at the airport. 2. In Prague the night before my second flight I hurt my knee real bad to a point that I couldn't walk at all. The next morning I call Swiss air costumer service again trying to explain them my situation telling them I can't fly and won't be able to make it to my flight. Costumer service cancelled immediately all of my remaining tickets and try to sell me new tickets for a full price. I said I don't mind buy and pay for the one flight I missed but there is no reason for her to re sell me the rest of my tickets that I already paid for, again. Then she start to change prices up and down like in a Chinese flea market. At that point I begged her to talk to a supervisor but she Kept ignoring my request and just try to negotiat for a lower charg she kept me on the phone for 5 hours. My hotel phone bill for that one call cost me 150€. I never got to talk to a supervisor but she took down the charge to 517$ Not included a new ticket flying out of Prague. 3. For my last flight going home. I showed up 2.5 hours Earlier. asking to upgrade my sit to business fin desk send me to talk to asupervisor. The supervisor was trying to process my request but didn't seem to know what he was doing at all. One minute he was on his computer then the next minute on the phone with Swiss air headquarter then back on his computer for more then 35 minutes with no resolute. I still had an hour and half before take off when he told me he can print me the ticket but it's to late now since the gate for my flight is close and I already missed my flight. I said that's impossible cause I still have an hour and half to my flight but he insist on the gate been close and there is no way I can get on that flight. Right away I run back to front desk asking them to print my ticket as fast as possible cause I would really like to get on that flight. In front desk they told me not to worry cause I got plenty of time to get on that flight. So I gave up on the business upgrade and told them that at that point I'll be just as happy to sit by the window. Of course they put me on the very end exactly in the middle. After the door was locked I looked around and saw plenty of free sits available including by the window. 4. In Zurich I finally managed to upgrade my last flight coming back to Tampa fl to business and noticed that the only way they could do that was by contacting Swiss air headquarter for approval. When I asked why is that since I fly a lot and never seen anything like that before one of the lady's there told how Swiss air left all of their front desk powerless and all decisions must be made by headquarters."
Cons: "When we finally arrived in Tampa. It hook them an hour and a half to get are bags out. I honestly doubt I'll ever fly Swiss airlines again. Ever. Absolutely the worst experience I've ever had flying. Ps the crew on the plain ware a lot nicer and more professional the people on the ground."
Pros: "The new aircraft"
Cons: "Lavatory wasn't clean enough"
Pros: "Great flight crew and equipment. Courteous and helpful."
Cons: "Rude gate staff who boarded economy and business all at once causing a 45 minute delay. Indifferent to passenger complaints and only had one boarding scanner for the entire flight. Slow and inefficient, and worst of all, unapologetic."
Cons: "Don't like to wait for no one 30 min inside airplane"
Pros: "Everything was great :) food is good, crew is perfect"
Pros: "entertainment was fine"
Cons: "Everything was ok except that confusion we had while ticketing. Although we have been assigned on on carrier the flight was operated by a different one, which was not cleared in the purchase paper."
Pros: "I fly this line often, SWISS is immeasurably better than ElAl. The planes are modern and include an in-flight entertainment system, the food is light years better, the staff more considerate and attentive."
Cons: "Cervise was not so good was waiting almost 3 hours on check in"
Pros: "Overall very pleased with the airline"
Cons: "The only complant I have is not enough leg room but the price was great so it was a compromise."
Pros: "I liked the comfort of the aircraft and entertainment"
Cons: "That there was a delay which wasnt announced which meant i had to get through an new airport in a hurry for me to get connecting dublin flight. When i got to boarding gate everyone was boarding found this extetemly pressuring"
Pros: "the punctualty"
Cons: "little space betwwen the rows, bad food no entertainment and a very unfreindly crew"
Pros: "Flight was good and comfortable"
Pros: "I'm very satisfied with Swiss airline excellent service starting from the flight attenders very professional friendly excellent food .if I would recommend this airline absolutely 100%.."
Pros: "Great kosher food! Very kind attendants."
Cons: "not enough foot room."
Pros: "Everthing went as planned. Left on time. Cannot complain."
Pros: "The boarding process was efficient. Swiss Air provides much more spacious and comfortable seating arrangements than many other airlines."
Cons: "My entertainment system would not turn off, which made it difficult for me to fall asleep. I asked a flight attendant for help and she said she would reset it. However, the reset did not work and she never came back to verify whether or not it had solved the situation. I finally gave up and put a blanket over the screen. Furthermore, the meal service was very slow. It seemed as if most of the staff was very young and likely inexperienced. Perhaps it would be better to mix younger, less experienced staff with more seasoned staff. I flew three other Swiss flights during my European vacation and the service was much faster. Incidentally, most of the staff on these other flights were older and probably more experienced."
Pros: "Friendly flight attendants. Great food"
Pros: "The flight experience was efficient and secure; that's good. Staff generally professional."
Cons: "The seats were too small, and the food wasn't good enough, especially the 'salad' which consisted of some moderately old browned lettuce with no tomatoes. Happened on my flight back as well. The one time when I thought the staff faltered was when I hit the paige attendant button, and noone came for 25 mins. I ended up walking to the back of the plane and asking for water myself. I also thought some of the materials used in the plane were cheap, like the foldout tables on the back of the seat, the pillow covers, and the headphones (one of which broke midway). The headphones don't cover the noise of the jet in flight very well."
Pros: "The seats The crew"
Cons: "Delayed on two flights Too hot on the first flight despite a number of people complaining"
Pros: "Great food and drink options."
Cons: "Due to special meals, food was quite delayed. Flight was also delayed so it was very tight to get to my connection."
Pros: "The entertainment consoles are great, plane is modern and clean, staff on board are very considerate and helpful. Flight left and landed on time and our luggage arrived intact. Everything that we paid for we got."
Cons: "The space between the seats is very small, and the seats recline very far, I found myself a bit too tall to fit in them comfortably, as even reclined my neighbors seat was nearly pressed against my nose. My much shorter girlfriend did not have this problem, and slept through the whole flight. SWISS only has one or two check in agents at LAX, and the wait was about 3hr to process the 300-odd passengers on our 777. I know they're only running a flight or two a day from LA, but I am sure there's a speedier and more efficient way to check us all in."
Cons: "Really nice meal with Aegean airlines."
Pros: "The seats very tightly spaced and did not reclnine"
Cons: "The flights war 2 hours late and the boarding was totally disorganized."
Pros: "crew was great and flight was on time"
Cons: "The crew is not nice and rude. The checkin counter didnt allow me to have overweight of 300 grams. Ridiculous. At some areas of the plan the air conditioning doesn't work well"
Cons: "The crew is not nice and rude. The checkin counter didnt allow me to have overweight of 300 grams. Ridiculous. At some areas of the plan the air conditioning doesn't work well."
Cons: "the connecting flight was missed because of a delay in the first flight. i got a different flight with a different airline (sas), they were not informed that i paid extra weight and window seat. i am very unhappy! not to mention that the whole purpuise of my trip is gone, because i a will arrive to copenhagen five hours late for the meeting i was supposed to hold with my fans! i will never fly with egean again!"
Pros: "I missed the flight. Because they closed the check in counter 1 full hour before the departure time. I was standing in a passport control line for 40 minutes before that. I reached the check in counter 55 minutes before departure time. It was closed. The ticket office had no sympathy, refused to issue me a boarding pass. My flight was paid for and confirmed. There was time to get through security and reach the gate by boarding time. All i needed was the boarding pass and they would not give it. I missed the flight i had paid for and of course you won't give me a refund It caused serious problems with my trip. I'm totally disgusted and will never buy another ticket on this ariline."
Pros: "The space for the legs"
Pros: "Friendly crew, clean and comfortable plane"
Pros: "Hi, i was surprised that i had to ask an extra money for my suitcase, because when I ordered the flights nothing was written about extra payment!"
Cons: "Flight was late two hours..."
Cons: "Had to double pay for baggage. Total scam"
Cons: "I booked for baggage through kayak and had to pay again. What a scam"
Cons: "Everything. Our flight delayed that can happen. But what can’t happen is the total lack of service. Shame No wonder Greece is bankrupt. Zero zero"
Pros: "Every thing was fast,easy & kindly I didn’t eat-can’t say my opinion"
Cons: "Luggage was not included in the ticket price and it was never specified when we purchased the tickets"
Pros: "Very good company Nice staff"
Pros: "Good planes. Kosher food was awful. No entertainment."
Pros: "There was food even for low cost travel. Very good plane"
Pros: "The staff was polite."
Cons: "For some reason my boarding pass wasn't scanning. They took me to the side and had to do it manually even though everything was correct."
Pros: "Everything was perfect, the flight late a little but it was ok with the connection...."
Cons: "1. I could not get answer from Aegean airlines if the serve food on the board. They said nothing about it when I booked the flight. 2. It was clear for me that I can give 1 piece of luggage, 23 Kg , for free. I was surprised at the check in that I have to pay for it $54 !!!! Why you don't say it when I booked the flight?????"
Cons: "not enough leg room"
Pros: "While we have some ratings of 1, 2, and 3; over all we gave Aegean a 5 because of the excellent accommodations they made for my wife who is handicapped. They went out of their way to make sure she got wheelchair assistance, and lift assistance up to the airplane.."
Cons: "No entertainment and the food, although free, was basic doughy bites of something I couldn't recognize."
Cons: "Too much of uncontrolled loud talk between passengers above 25 - 30 yrs old on either side of aisle at night 10 - 12 PM without even thinking that other passengers are around. Flight attendants could have been courteous by asking them to keep the noise low. My baggage did not arrive for 4 days in Cairo and no one was responding to calls and even went to airport twice . offices were closed during day time . Last day before leaving with the help of a travel agent I was lucky to get my luggage. There was almost a brawl at airport as people were unhappy because their baggage did not come from tel aviv to cairo. Very poor handling of delayed baggage. Not even a call from the airline. Not sure if it was offloaded in Tel Aviv or Athens."
Pros: "On time and good service"
Pros: "Plane was clean and there was enough room"
Cons: "The boarding gate on the ticket was wrong - twice."
Pros: "I did not take the flight as I had to cancel my reservation due to a medical problem."
Cons: "I'm sure it would have been a lovely flight had I taken it."
Cons: "no words to describe how bad it was - the main problem was the operated company at Israel"
Pros: "efficiency and a sense of a smile from the ground staff"
Cons: "the fully booked plane."
Cons: "It is very inconvenient and seems to waste a lot of time. That is my only complaint."
Pros: "Great crew, great service. Super clean airplane. Fast checkin and baggage drop off."
Cons: "I was surprised, and only for the best!"
Pros: "Quick. Clean plane"
Cons: "Boarding a bit long but still fine"
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Pros: "Fast, clean, gracious."
Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "Luggage was not included in the price of the ticket- had to pay $ 40.00 for each suitcase/bag."
Cons: "The price of the ticket did not include luggage. The biggest problem is that it was not mentioned anywhere during the booking process, and I found out that extra 40$ should be payed for every suitcase at the checkin desk."
Cons: "A short flight so not that important but the seats were a bit narrow and mine being in front of an exit row did not recline"
Pros: "check-in staff and crew were very friendly, food was ok. wine selection was great."
Cons: "passengers have no clue how to queue."
Pros: "The flight was posfond in tel aviv by 45 minutes"
Cons: "Waiting area was very crowded. The flight was delayed."
Pros: "the food was really good, and somone met us to get us to the next flight"
Pros: "Nice and clean aircraft nice service"
Pros: "extra seat room. Very nice crew."
Cons: "No hard liquor. Only wine"
Cons: "Bad service, no drinks offered, hardly any food offered, many kids running in the hallways"
Pros: "Crew was great, food was fine, seat was comfortable."
Cons: "Check-in personnel seemed a little confused."
Pros: "The food"
Cons: "The plane was falling apart and there was no Ac. Dirty plane too. I was surprised how poor it was."
Pros: "Crew, service, clean. Free wifi."
Cons: "Nothing . Perfect flight."
Pros: "The seat was not super comfortable.I was grestful that I sat next to a very nice person."
Cons: "The vegan food wasn't very tasty.There was a very limited choice of entertainment.The staff was excellent;very friendly and helpful."
Pros: "I had a good experience purchasing my El Al ticket through Kayak. I was able to select my seat--exit row seats at no extra cost! (although the ticket was admittedly expensive). El Al itself was fine. Service was fine. Food was fine for airplane food. (The bread was actually good, much better than the food on America airlines in general). El Al is known for their tight security and we certainly experienced that. However, I found myself NOT annoyed by it. Because I and my traveling partner were not Jewish or Israeli, we were singled out and interrogated with extra questions. This doesn't sound good but it meant we didn't have to wait in the regular line and kind of got the VIP treatment. We were treated very nicely. Someone went out of their way to get us a seat while we waited for them to inspect the dust particle samples on our wallet and shoes. TSA makes my blood boil but the security through El Al was somehow a pleasant experience. Overall, I was satisfied."
Cons: "The seats were a little narrow. Unlike other reviewers, I did not find the crew particularly friendly."
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: "Nice crew, good food."
Cons: "Average entertainment."
Pros: "Crew and boarding and price"
Cons: "Charging got coffee is a bit much. NO foot room"
Pros: "It was my first flight with El Al and would do it again the attention of all the stewardess was excellent above all their attitude to please passengers."
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."
Cons: "The online check in wasn't available due to some problem on the website, and they separate my husband and me so we didn't sit together. That is very inconvenient."
Pros: "Not to much this time.fo"
Cons: "Did not liked the food.and the selection of the movies."
Pros: "Staff was great!"
Cons: "The seats were so tight I felt claustrophobic and I'm only 5'4". The food was not very appetizing."
Pros: "The staff.. The timing"
Cons: "Had a non-reclining exit seat which was practically the same cost as a reclining non-exit seat. There were plenty of declining seats available....since I did not purchase them I was not allowed to move....they rather break my back ... So that is the last time am flying EL AL."
Pros: "All was cool!"
Cons: "All was ok, flight was a bit late, but fine"
Pros: "the staff is nice and helpful, food was fine, boarding and fligh on time"
Cons: "To small plan"
Cons: "Seats are uncomfortable and inappropriate entertainment."
Pros: "The food was good and the crew on board was pretty good."
Cons: "I am always treated like I'm a bad person since I'm not Jewish. However, this time I was expecting it, so I wasn't surprised. However, the planes are SUPER out of date and there were only a few channels and on the way to Israel most of them were in hebrew. For a 12 hour flight on the way back, there wasn't really anything to do since the 4 movies they had just kept repeating themselves and I didn't really like 2 of them."
Pros: "11 hr flight Business and 1st class were full, so we decided to upgrade to premium coach. There was plenty of leg room, however you are right beside the bathroom and the galley so don't think about resting cause the lights flash the whole trip"
Pros: "Polite crew"
Cons: "Plane was pretty old and the seas didn't go back too much"
Cons: "No tv for every seat"
Pros: "It was FREEZING. I have never experienced. The like on any airline. It was like sitting in a refrigerator for five hours- made it a very uncomfortable flight."
Pros: "Nothing was particularly good."
Cons: "ElAl canceled my return flight from Tel Aviv with little advance warning and no reason given, I suspect because of underbooking. They successfully rerouted through Boston, but then messed up re-ticketing in Logan. Food edible but unappetizing. Ancient 767 with no seat-based, on-demand movies (they played on ceiling-mounted screens). No Wifi. Customer service on phone had huge hold times. Personnel were not available between flights. Will not fly again."
Pros: "צוות הדיילים היה נהדר, סבלני, חייכן ומסייע"
Cons: "מערכת ההקרנה היתה מקולקלת. הסאוונדנלא מסונכרן עם הוידאו. לכן אי אפשר היה לצפות בסרט"
Pros: "All but the old jet. Very professional crew."
Cons: "Old Jet entertainment system"
Pros: "Entertainment system did not work at my seats on both legs on my round flight."
Pros: "The flifht was not fully booked which obviously had a positive impact on crew and service"
Pros: "Food was fine, Accommodations for collecting the garbage should be sooner so passenger can get out of seat . Beverages offered were a plus."
Cons: "Seats were very crowded and tight. Passengers should not be charged for preferred seating."
Pros: "I had purchased a flight ticket to leave china on the 10 January and that was clear on my ticket. Once at the areport in chengdu ( after a flight from Tel Aviv to Beijing and Beijing to chengdu) I was told that my flight to Sydney was leaving on 11 January. I had to stay in chengdu for an extra 26 hours and not 2 hours 40 as it was clearly mentioned on the ticket I have purchased. I feel I was cheated and I am not satisfied"
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: "the crew were trying to do a good job."
Cons: "el al changed the aircraft at the last minute. check in and boarding were very late, slow and stressfull, as they kept kicking people out of the flight beacuase the aircraft was smaller."
Cons: "My flight was operated by American Airlines but it wasn't clear to me on the e-ticket so I went to elal terminal. By the time elal staff realized I wasn't on that flight it was too late to get to AA so I missed my flight"
Pros: "Air hostesses very hospitable. Good movies, internet etc."
Cons: "No complaints."
Pros: "The pilots were Israeli. The flight attendants were polite."
Cons: "Bathroom stank. Small airplane."
Cons: "I still haven't received any communication from swissair"
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: "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 ):"
Cons: "Recent Places_near toilet"
Cons: "when buying with Kayak, one can not order a seat in the airplane. the flight was full and i had to wait until every body boarded the plane. i waited 2 hours for it. it would be nice if you can send a link to the official site to choose a seat or a reminder to do so 2 days before the flight. thank you"
Cons: "Elal changed the airplane to a tiny plane run by some charter company. The seats were tiny. No legs pace and the next passenger had half his body on me. El-Al is complete disgrace and I hope never to fly with them again, which is a shame, since I am from Israel. In any case, I paid full price, and received something worse than I would expect from any low-cost company. El-Al should be ashamed."
Cons: "We got to Barcelona about an hour before the flight to Charlotte. There were 50 of us. They put us on a bus took us to the plane had us wait on the bus for an hour. Told us we couldn't get on the plane and we needed to get new tickets. It took 4 hours to get our backs and new tickets and the customer service was terrible they didn't want to help us."
Great leg room and very clean plane nothing could be better 😁
Pros: "Not much to say here. It was a short flight, and it went smoothly."
Cons: "I’ll say the same thing about almost every flight I have, and this is mostly for the airlines. People might fly more and pay a bit more if you give us more room. Being crammed into a tiny seat with a bunch of strangers is never pleasant. Same in this flight. Nothing terrible, just the usual. Also, to the other passengers, sit down until it’s your turn to exit. What is wrong with you that you can’t sit five more minutes? Be polite and let the people in front of you go first, let them have room to grab their bags instead of having your elbows in their face."
Cons: "The flight was late by half an hour and I had to pay 60€ because my cabin bag was 2kg heavier than allowed."
Cons: "Free water ! On a 2+ hours flight, it’s scandalous to have to pay for a glass of water. Also, your cabin crew was inexperienced (but trying hard, credit to them) and understaffed. And the flight was late."
Pros: "The crew, plane and airport was great!"
Cons: "Part of our luggage was disassembled and not delivered to the final destination."
Pros: "Good, friendly crew. Plane was quite clean, although not perfect. Smooth flight."
Cons: "No food included in the price of my very expensive ticket, and to make it worse, I was not informed. There was no info while booking, no info while buying the ticket, no email after buying, no email from the airline, nothing. I’ve never even heard of a transatlantic flight without a meal included."
Cons: "Flying with the same company from Vilnius, only on Riga they decided to weight the cabin bags. I understand the police, the limit weight, but they should apply it from the first flight, not just half way"
Pros: "Very nice plane and we left on time and the flight was very smooth."
Pros: "They just wanted more money. Charged us one small carry-on bag over 60 Euro! Ridiculous. Horrible airline, will never fly with airBaltic."
Cons: "They should have told us that one person can only bring one bag. we just flew with Ryanair and Easyjet, which allow one carryne and one bag. Again, will never fly with such horrible airBaltic, never!!!"
Pros: "Small compliment from Air France was lovely and unexpected"
Cons: "Horrible customer support"
Pros: "Helpful crew"
Pros: "Simple no frills airline"
Pros: "Efficient boarding and disembarking."
Cons: "Shocked that I need to produce my own printed boarding cards (I don't travel with a printer), or I must produce it on a smartphone. Neither available - I showed my confirmation of check-in on my email and the agent printed my boarding cards. Your idea of asking 32 Euro for a boarding card is &^%(*"
Pros: "Crews on Air France are outstanding!"
Cons: "Baggage was lost and was delivered 2 days later."
Pros: "Crew were efficient and friendly."
Cons: "Coffee creamer sachets are insufficient in quantity for the coffee. Even with two sachets the coffee was still nearly black. The flight was full and the cost of checked in luggage ensured everyone used their carry on allowance. As a consequence, overhead bins were full. I left one bag at the front of the plane and had another at my feet. However, it was a short flight, so not too unbearable."
Pros: "Absolutely nothing"
Pros: "the flight started at time. the attendant were fine. but i consider this flight not as a cheap flight. therefore, it should be possible, so early in the morning to offer a coffee at least."
Cons: "the experience on board should be improved, particularly when the flight is not different from regular airlines in terms of cost"
Pros: "the flight started at time. the attendant were fine. but i consider this flight not as a cheap flight. therefore, it should be possible, so early in the morning to offer a coffee at least."
Cons: "the experience on board should be improved, particularly when the flight is not different from regular airlines in terms of cost"
Pros: "staff were polite, helpful, and efficient"
Cons: "super small plane... had to climb a very narrow staircase into the plane... overhead bins couldn't accommodate much of anything... we weren't warned this in advance"
Cons: "Abigail in MLA (Luqa Intl Malta), one of the sassiest and unhelpful agents I have met. Ask for payment for baggage, does something with my credit card- then tells me I need to go to another desk to pay. So inefficient. This on top of her and her gate buddy screwing around at the desk throwing things at each other. Professionalism is not here. To top it off, the plane sat on the tarmac for 40 minutes and we just about missed our connection. Dirty plane too, gum stains on carpet and dirty seats. Will not fly with these clowns again."
Pros: "Newer plane for this stretch."
Pros: "Nice new plane, on time."
Cons: "I pre-paid two checked bags (one each for my husband and myself). At check in we were told I had not done this and we had to go pay at another desk in the airport and come back to the check in line, 40 euros each. I showed the agent my paperwork that showed one bag each--it was not explicit on the paper whether this was the allowance or what I had paid--and she shrugged and said "Bad information. You have to pay now and you can take it up with the airline later." This will be a pain in the neck."
Pros: "Nice crew"
Cons: "Please give out water for free"
Pros: "Did not have food, so not able to rate that. Comfortable for sure! Plane ain't that big and one side had only 2 seats next to each other."
Pros: "We went to Tallin by taxi 5 hour Air Baltic gave for voucher We are group of 8 frends"
Cons: "We were told upon check in that there was a charge to check in. I have never heard of such rubbish in 43 years of air travel. We were told we could check in online but we only had 4 minute in which to do it. We were charged €150 for 5 people. The check in Sgent was sour faced as well. Once aboard the plane (a nice new aircraft) we found the stewardesses sour faced as well. Overall not impressed by air Baltic!"
Cons: "on the website i ordered and payed for a meal, and automatically it went to the last and the shortest leg of the flight. it did not ask which leg i was interested in. so i phoned their customer service to get this fixed, they said they cannot fix it and closed the phone on me. on the website is said that from israel you cannot do advance internet checkin, and when i arrived at the checkin they said that i should have done this advanced check in, and since i didn't i need to go to their ticket office and pay a penalty of 35$ per passenger. there also was no warning on the website of any such penalty. i will never fly with them again if i can help it."
Cons: "An extra fee is charged if you don't check-in online."
Cons: "I needed to cancel the flight a month before, and I got no refund"
Cons: "In Stockholm they denied my boarding to Riga and Moscow as they told me that I need Shengen visa. When I was buying ticket I wasn't informed that I need to have Visa. I always travel through Europe with layovers and never have this issue before. I had to buy another ticket straight to Moscow and wait in the airport for 8 hours. I ask to reimburse me half of the price of this ticket."
Cons: "No food or entertainment."
Pros: "Boarding went well and crew was nice."
Cons: "The air conditioning was not working properly on the 3 hour flight which made it a bit sweaty and unfortable. The purchase of a cold beer was a must."
Cons: "Expensive tickets but no complimentary beverages and snacks for a 2 hour flight, overpriced snacks in the flight cafe. 3H delay!!!! with no understandable explanation in English and no explanation in Latvian from the captain - airBaltic is a Latvian airline! Other airlines use two languages - national and English"
Pros: "It got me from point A to point B."
Cons: "Seat was uncomfortable and next to an odorous toilet."
Pros: "Great airline with good airplanes and friendly staff. I was able to board the plane using my iPhone (e-ticket) from Copenhagen to Riga to Moscow."
Pros: "Brand new aircraft Wider seats as normal Good selection of food"
Cons: "We got disembarked from the aircraft for technical reasons, then they towed the same aircraft to the next gate and off we were. Delay almost two hours."
Cons: "surprised i had to pay for coffee"
Cons: "No fee food or beverages at all. Attendants were very pleasant. Since this is an economy airline there reallly is no complaint. Our flight was full and boarding went smoothly."
Pros: "It was very easy to print boarding pass."
Cons: "The scanners did not accept my boarding pass. 40% of the passengers had to have boarding passes reprinted. It was chaotic."
Cons: "Check in staff at Riga airport were rude. Check in Maine issued the same boarding pass twice, so one of us had no boarding pass. Security line was insanely long--30+ minutes! On board you pay for everything, even a glass of water. Tiny seats and the person behind me kept pushing on the back of my seat. Very uncomfortable! Will never fly airbaltic again."
Pros: "Quick boarding once the plane finally arrived. Planes are new."
Cons: "Flight was delayed approximately 45 minutes as a result of late arrival of aircraft - surprising since it was a morning flight.. I am 6ft2, leg room is VERY tight. I slept most of the flight so cannot speak to food or entertainment. Watch out for the fees! 5 euro per leg for a seat assignment 60 euro to check bags."
Pros: "Boarding was efficient."
Cons: "No free food or drink of any kind. That would have been okay since prices were reasonable. However, they completely skipped my row on my side of the plane, and I had to use the call button to get service."
Pros: "New Planes, crew"
Cons: "Entertainment cost !!!"
Pros: "Modern aircraft. Quick flight. Quick delivery of baggage at terminal. Relieved that baggage from BKK-KBP-RIX was not lost nor delayed."
Cons: "It was cold and I was not dressed for the bus to the aircraft, but instead for the tropics where I had been. The toilet was not centered for stand - up use for men. Thus had to kneel in order to use. This booked by UIA, but the carrier was Air Baltic, which led to some confusion as to which airline to go to for boarding."
Pros: "Fine, left on time, short flight."
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Booked on kayak and wasn't clear at all about check in or tickets, I looked many times. No way of checking in or getting boarding passes had to pay an arm and a leg at the gate. Also had to pay to check my bag on a half full flight. Have never had to check same bag with Ryanair on over 10 flights now. Will never use this airline again."
Cons: "Was good flight overall, clean, friendly staff,"
Pros: "Great crew and comfortable seat"
Pros: "Staff ok"
Cons: "I HOUR DELAY"
Pros: "Cheap fare for this short flight. New planes, seats while thin still offer acceptable comfort."
Cons: "Very long walk to the farthest end of terminal for gate and have to walk up the stairs to board plane on the tarmac. Not a single human being to help check in or tag luggage for drop off. Everything’s self service. The check in/luggage drop off counter difficult to find."
Pros: "I liked getting to my destination Prices are acceptable"
Cons: "Flight was an hour late Pilot was rough flinging the plane"
Cons: "31/2 hours delay, worse place landing no air conditioning"
Pros: "Crew was good."
Cons: "Flight was delayed by an hour."
Pros: "The crew was nice"
Cons: "One of the toilets was out of order"
Cons: "The landing was very bad"
Pros: "Cheap flight and good service on bord."
Cons: "Bording area crawled and takes too long time."
Pros: "It was on time"
Cons: "Bad Terminal and riude check in staff. Sell dear gin tonic and no lemon. hostesses refused to remove used cups for three hours and 3 trequests. Real shame! I took my cups to the gulley myself!!"
Pros: "I don’t expect much from low cost airlines. Convenience and being in time"
Cons: "Passport control is just unbearable. 45 min because they had one person for Sever flights. A third world country does better"
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "The gates allocated to EasyJet are barracks manned by very unqualified personnel. Flight was delayed by 30 min"
Cons: "The flight was delay for 20 minutes other than that is fine"
Pros: "Once we were able to board, things went smoothly. The crew did well and were polite and friendly."
Cons: "The fact that the flight was delayed more than one hour was quite annoying."
Pros: "Didn’t die"
Cons: "No personal items allowed. Can’t have both a personal item and a carry on. At least we weren’t allowed but they let others in with both. Charged us sixty euros per bag."
Pros: "Aside from leaving on time, not much"
Cons: "Took 1h plus to check luggage because for most of the time there were only tow agents checking in people. Boarding was OK. Seats were usually uncomfortable. I know better so I got food at the airport. Delivery of luggage in Basel was relatively fast. As long as we are all willing to make cheap price the most important items in our choices we will get this treatment. You get what you pay for"
Pros: "Usual practical easyJet service."
Cons: "Long queue for passport control in Basel. What's going on with that?"
Cons: "Delayed, limited food menu"
Pros: "Started boarding in plenty of time. Bus to plane. On time. Easy. Friendly. Check in at Marco Polo a bit confusing with self service but once we figured it out it was good. Didn’t try food and no entertainment on a one hour flight-not needed."
Pros: "Low price, clean, cheerful cree"
Cons: "No onboard entertainment, seats do not recline, and even a beverage must be purchased"
Pros: "Their friendly service was great"
Cons: "leg room might push me out of their great airline"
Pros: "הטיסה עברה מצויין..שרות מצויין..הופתעתי לטובה..ממליץ"
Pros: "Nice cabin crew"
Cons: "Delay due to late arrival then deicing. Food expensive and not much legroom."
Pros: "The food is reasonably priced and tastes good."
Cons: "The seats don't recline and are so cramped you can't possibly take a nap."
Cons: "2 hours delay caused us to lose the day"
Cons: "The take off was delayed too much."
Pros: "Easy booking app"
Cons: "All good"
Cons: "i had problems abuot paiments and im very anoid with this airline, no peepel to speek to."
Cons: "Flight was 45mins delayed"
Pros: "easy boarding"
Cons: "seats don't recline no entertainment very noisy fussy babies on board need ear jacks to drown out passenger noise (kids)"
Cons: "Boarding with kids was difficult."
Pros: "Take off to landing everything was good"
Pros: "I was offered to check in my hand luggage for no extra fee"
Cons: "apparently easyjet sends wrong check-in instrucions to all passengers and so we had to shuttle between terminals, face extremely long queues etc. check-in took from arrival to arriving at the duty free lounge 1.5 hrs(!)"
Pros: "very nice crew. relatively new aircraft. even so the chair doesn't recline it was very comfortable."
Cons: "very long delay (however it was weather related and the airline could do nothing about it )."
Cons: "The whole thing that it takes off from the old terminal was just awful, every step took twice the time and eventually came running to the plane only to discover that it's going to be late in take off 1 hour late! It ruined my plans! There was no compensation and the flight was not cheap! I had to pay 50€ for the suitcase and 9€for food while for the same price two weeks ago I had a flight way and back with a different company for the same price including food and a suitcase. Never flying with easyjet again"
Pros: "Speedy boarding. Had a row to myself"
Cons: "Nothing on this flight. EasyJet is best of low cost"
Pros: "Staff was fine."
Cons: "Flight was more than 2 hours late no one informed on Boarding counter only was saying it is 10 min late, then end up sitting in plane for 2 hours in hot humid condition no air con put on. For courtesy didn't offer any refreshment. Disappointing."
Cons: "The flight was delayed for 2 hours when we were INPLANED. Two hours in plane after the boarding with no space to move was really not easy."
Cons: "One bathroom was broken the entire flight leaving just one open and long lines to it"
Pros: "The leg space was better than usual"
Cons: "I expect water to be provided in any flight, and it was missing"
Pros: "Very kind crew"
Cons: "No drinking water left after 3 hours flight"
Pros: "From now on, I will try to avoid flying with Easyjet. The last six times I flew with them, the flight was late by more than an hour."
Cons: "I would expect to get a very good sandwich for 6 euro , it was dry and not tasty at all."
Pros: "The boarding and the treatment our bags got was efficient and friendly."
Cons: "Just like the emails I got suggested, I checked in online pretty early. The seats I got were the absolute worse located right in front of the toilet in the last row. Trying to get any comfort with no option to lower the back of our seat and bearing the noise of people using the potty - that was a bit too much. Needless to say our seats back home are even worse since they are on the parallel row in front of the door to the toilet. If all that isn't enough we wanted to drink some fine whiskey we brought with us from the duty free and the bottle was confiscated by the flight attendant, who claimed that I cannot drink any alcohol that wasn't bought from the plane. In the seat next to me, by the way, was a guy eating sushi he just got before boarding. That felt absurd and unjustified."