Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Chennai to Kuala Lumpur
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "UNCOMFORTABLE SEAT IS BUSINESS CLASS, VERY OLD AIRCRAFT. LAZY CREW, ASKE FOR A BLANKET AND TOOK 2 HRS TO GET ONE ONA 4 HR FLIGHT"
Pros: "Staff were very friendly apart from the check in guy (Saudi) I assume. Food was okish, Seating was average."
Cons: "Plane had an awful smell upon entry. This was on both legs of the journey."
Pros: "In row 27 window seat. Had a great view of the Maldives."
Cons: "The entertainment."
Pros: "Everything was great!"
Pros: "Boarding and landing"
Cons: "Food should be made With less spice more blend."
Pros: "Excellent flight apart from the delay!"
Cons: "Leave on time!"
Pros: "Very friendly and attentive crew. Good entertainment options."
Cons: "Business class seat is OK, not great - fine for 3.5 hour flight"
Pros: "Plenty of leg room."
Pros: "Behavior of crew and food. The service was excellent. The flight was clean."
Cons: "seats are small but otherwise it is 5 star airline. love Srilankan."
Cons: "Srilankan airlines did not allow me to board my flight and had the least helpful customer support reps."
Cons: "Airport (Guangzhou) very confusing...not fault of airlines; whoever designed the airport in GZ should go back to school Flight delayed 45 minutes"
Pros: "Food , cleaning,"
Cons: "Connectivity as we have to wait 7!hours @ Colombo airport"
Pros: "Also perfect"
Cons: "We really appreciate your prompt response.Your customer service guidance is supportive for us."
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "Despite requesting children’s meal, they were not available. Chicken meatballs were disgusting Overall, if it isn’t curry then it’s not worth having. Their curry was very nice Limited movies"
Pros: "Staff.. food"
Cons: "SEATS... I flew with other airlines also but this aero plane has worst seats I even sat on.. My travel was of 10 hours and after 3 hours of departure I started having pain in my back...seat was poorly structured. . Its like cushion of seats were dead n on top of it that cushion behind back was too outside.. I was not able to sleep at all as was not comfortable.. Also there was no system at Srilankan airport.. No barriers for travelers so that people stand in cue but no one was following lines as there were none.. Will never fly with Srilankan airlines again ever.."
Pros: "Great service by crew members Had good number of meals and beverages"
Pros: "Besides the outstanding food and service, the jet was a brand new A330. Of course, the jet pales in comparison to Boeing 787 in its design and comfort."
Cons: "The passengers were ill-mannered."
Pros: "Good veggie food, courteous and attentive staff and, quick transit"
Cons: "Inflight entertainment could be improved - most categories fo TV shows had only 2 or 3 episodes"
Pros: "Menu choices were surprisingly better than I thought. It had Western, Chinese and Indian vegetarian. Good work. Keep it up !"
Cons: "Part of the travel was delayed by 2 hours (SIN to COLOMBO) on 22 Dec 2017. Online check-in is bad. I cannot change the pre-selected seat because all shown taken. Must be handled at the counter. So what is the point to do online check-in."
Cons: "i am very dissatisfied for the bad service. my friend and i missed the booked flight, but the online service and counter said they can help me nothing."
Pros: "Boarding by seat row, the cheats who tried to board ahead of their seat row were manoeuvred to the back of the queue. Splendid tactics!"
Cons: "Food and seating were reasonable for economy, that’s what I paid for."
Pros: "Flight attendants are very sweet oriented. Food was not good. Seat was very unconfortable. No shocks were provided though it was a red eye flight. Ground staff were terrible."
Cons: "Unhelpful ground staff. Seat was uncomfortable. Food and drinks were substandard. Bathrooms toiletries were not good. .No proper management of the flight."
Pros: "Leg room better in Economy than other flights"
Pros: "Kayak services very good"
Cons: "Kayak services very good"
Pros: "Even though it was an hour long flight, they served us snacks. Food was not very good though."
Cons: "Flight was late by 20 minutes."
Pros: "This was my first time flying in and out of Colombo and on Sri Lankan Air. I was impressed by the staff, the service, and the in flight amenities, considering it was a short 1 hour flight from Colombo to Maldives."
Cons: "I had no dislikes in this trip in particular."
Pros: "Free entertainment (nice selection of movies), free food and drinks (food is a bit spicy, but within reason), more leg room than expected."
Cons: "At first they refused to let me in on the plane, because they misread the instructions from Dubai and thought I couldn't even be at the airport. I can't go into Dubai, but I can be at the terminal. To their credit, they realized their mistake just in time and I was able to make the flight, albeit barely, so no harm done."
Pros: "The staff was super friendly and professional, the entertainment was great for such a short flight and I felt like the airplane was cleaner than normal."
Pros: "1st time on Srilankan, it was good. Would fly again"
Cons: "The boarding pass checker at the gate was all grumpy! Do folks in South Asia lose anything if they smile and greet a passenger? Perhaps she hates her job?!"
Cons: "ground staff was unable to provide information about the delay"
Pros: "Colombo to Male & vice versa by Sri Lankan airlines has been very disappointing to be polite with regard to disgusting food served by them in small cardboard box with no choices whatsoever unlike a standard career nor what they practiced in the past by serving real food chics, not even a cup of tea or copy. Disgracely shocking practice by a national career & not by any means budget airline. Previously Mihiri Air served even better choice of food & drink at moderate prices but price of ticket was at least 50% cheaper. SL Govt with SLA With no regard for passenger comfort nor giving them a reasonabl deal on his sector should be condemned & boycotted. As a regular traveler I will look at Emirates as a better airlines despite with a different time slots still would be cheaper & value FO money. Wake up Sri Lankan Airlines from your slumber"
Cons: "Food of course"
Pros: "The food was good. The service was friendly. I enjoyed my flight"
Pros: "There smile ver good at communicating and good services I travel overseas many times every year and I would love to travel with Srilankan."
Pros: "Everything is perfect. .. excellent food"
Pros: "It was on time, good collection of movies."
Cons: "At Kuala Lumpur no place provided for rest in 10 hours transit time. Very very disappointed. I will try not to book again with Srilankan airlines"
Pros: "Poor food service"
Pros: "Service and timely"
Cons: "Nothing bad"
Cons: "Everything. People, plane, boarding process"
Pros: "Friendly and efficient"
Cons: "Bus boarding"
Pros: "Chennai to Columbo was nice and easy, on time."
Cons: "No liquor served."
Pros: "Staff kept us informed and it almost boarded at the expected reschedule time. I did not go to the lounge at first, the monitor was flashing "last call" 3+ hour before we finally boarded. SriLankan staff sent me to the lounge and treated me very well. The 2nd leg was badly delayed and poorly handled for most passengers."
Cons: "Fortunately I was in Business Class. Coach was loaded onto a bus and held without air conditioning for about 30 minutes. The bus went to the plane and returned because they were not ready to board yet. Poor coach treatment of passengers."
Pros: "Friendly staff lots of food options entertainment it was on time"
Cons: "Refusal to help when connecting flight late. Difficult to contact for help."
Cons: "Supper was very average , one slice of pizza , that’s it"
Cons: "All four flights with Malaysia Airlines were delayed, no reasons and no information. Appalling."
Cons: "No entertainment facilities available even in business class"
Cons: "Avoid Malaysian airlines and avoid KUL airport. What a mess of a company ..."
Pros: "The crew was excellent, however I had a very serious problem upon checking in as I DISCOVERED AM NOT ALLOWED A SINGLE KG OF LUGGAGE.THE AIRLINE ASKED ME TO INFORM THE AGENT WHO DID NOT MAKE IT CLEAR WHEN I WAS BUYING THE TICKET.THAT HAS COST ME A LOT OF ANXIETY AND BIG$$"
Cons: "TICKETS ON SALE THAT HAS NOT LUGGAGE MUST BE CLEARLY STATED THAT NO LUGGAGE ALLOWED"
Cons: "Custom check line 200 meters long, security check line another 120 meter long, why not combine them together and open two machine in parallel"
Pros: "The airline better than the budget ariline"
Cons: "The agency that booked through not so cooperative and complicated"
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Left late with no explanation"
Pros: "Hard landing which gave passangers a shock."
Cons: "He is cheating telling normal taxi cant for two adualt and three chalidren to buy taket for double price for min bus or van , that person in charge is laieing and not respecting i hope to take acsing because they are the face of malysia visitor and i think no boday will except cheating even for one ringet . If need any details for the person can contact me."
Cons: "Food Seats cramped"
Pros: "The crew were nice and good entertainment"
Cons: "Got delayed in kuala lumpa for nearly 5 hours with Not many updates fir us to know what’s happening then they left my luggage there and still don’t have it 15 hours later"
Cons: "Fight was delayed"
Cons: "Old plane"
Pros: "food was good and overall good economy class flight"
Cons: "distance between rows seems shorter than other airlines such as Emirates"
Pros: "There was not much entertainment for kids .. and a"
Cons: "Food was not at all good.. there was not any food at dinner for vegetarians and also for breakfast"
Pros: "Good on the plane and in the business class lounge was excellent"
Pros: "Nothing remarkable"
Cons: "Nothing unremarkable"
Cons: "Transfer from domestic to international terminal in KL was slow as only 1 customs officer was working"
Pros: "Food, entertainment, staff and confort all up to the usual MAS standard"
Cons: "Plane was 45min late departing and I was meeting my partner connecting in KL. There was supposed to be a 2 hour layover - instead we almost missed my flight. Fortunately, he was able to hold the plane and I made it. My baggage didn't though - and was only delivered to the hotel at midnight after a convoluted process claiming it at Tan Son Nhat Airport. Not really good enough given we paid extra in order to be able to travel together. Pick up your game MAS - 2 planes out of the sky and you won't regain customers like this!"
Cons: "I fell asleep during the meal serving. Instead of waking me up or putting my meal on my tray, it wasn't served at all."
Pros: "Efficient and quick to load the plane and then take off."
Pros: "Efficient check in"
Pros: "Just fly."
Pros: "The staff is great"
Cons: "We had to wait very long for take off"
Cons: "No food, No entertainment"
Pros: "The crews are friendly."
Cons: "Foods was not good for my standard. Below average."
Pros: "Nothing much"
Cons: "It was freezing on the first flight and although I gave requested for a drink twice this was never brought to me. The Flight attendants were rude and not helpful."
Pros: "On time departure, nice aircraft and entertainment."
Cons: "Two people on the same PNR, but seated six rows apart. Say what?"
Pros: "Cabin crew friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Red snapper was over cooked and rubbery. MH used to have great food. What happened??? IFE system was poor although flight was only over an hour in length - not a major issue."
Pros: "The plane was decent. The offering on the IFE was a good mix. Food was ok"
Cons: "The IFE froze. I alerted the crew but it took them nearly 1.5 hours to do a reset of the system. I barely managed to watch a movie and only managed that due to the fact that I had my own earphones. They collect their headsets way too early."
Cons: "our vegan food was not provided"
Pros: "On Time"
Cons: "No newspapers"
Pros: "The seats are good recently"
Cons: "Delayed for around 25mins. Boarding is getting worst recently; either chaotic or implementing the new stupid policy of boarding according to seat letters."
Cons: "Only 3 hours to checkin prior boarding for business class. I waited for 2 hours foor checkin"
Pros: "Nothing in particular."
Cons: "Crew were not responsive, lacked initiative and had an upsetting attitude when serving. Food was stale, toilets had pee on the floor: Stewardess didn't bother to clean up, she just sprayed an air freshener instead."
Pros: "Although I only gave it 4 for comfort, that is mainly because it wasn't a fully reclinable seat which I don't think it's available on a 737. Otherwise the level of service from the staff was excellent."
Cons: "Relatively little to complain of. As noted above the lack of a fully reclining seat is due to the aircraft type in general. Otherwise no complaints."
Pros: "All thing"
Cons: "I received an eticket confirmation by email, but when arriving at the airport for checkin, Malaysian airlines did not have the ticket in their system"
Pros: "Service and comfort"
Cons: "Not on time"
Cons: "We don't recive the e-tkt only the reservition"
Pros: "Crew always pleasant on this route."
Cons: "This route used to have new planes with AVOD at each seat but the airline seems to have switched back to old planes which really should be kept for domestic sectors"
Cons: "There could be more leg room available and wifi on the plane"
Cons: "Everything but price. Wouldn't take it again."
Pros: "Boarding and takeoff ,, in time"
Cons: "The food should be according to international standards,, The food on board is so spicy,,"
Cons: "Flight was 30 minutes late with no terminal announcements of the delay."
Cons: "For a country known for its variety and quality of food, Malaysia Airlines is probably the worst place to experience it. Tasteless, poorly presented food and the most unappetising of choices. Crew were harried and rude, and the whole journey seems to last 16 hours instead of 8."
Cons: "What a smelly plane! Clean it!"
Pros: "Poor crew service"
Cons: "Handling customer boarding process better"
Cons: "Food is disgusting, take off was terrible (not sure if was pilot or just a super old and terrible plane). They decided to go through all of our bags again as we went up stairs to board the plane. Of my hundreds of flights I have never seen something this idiotic and redundant. Completely ridiculous to open up every single passenger’s bag before allowing them to take their seat. And this happened an hour AFTER departure time, making me and half the plane miss connecting flights. Never book through them, pay the extra to save yourself the headache. They didn’t care that they made us spend an extra $1000 to rebook international flights, just a “we understand this inconveniences you” completely ridiculous."
Pros: "Most things went smoothly. Crew was friendly."
Cons: "Seats were uncomfortable."
Pros: "Absolutely horrible! The airline canceled my flight and would not refund my money. My credit card company is disputing it now. I’ll never use this airline again and recommend you do the same..."
Cons: "They canceled my flight and kept my money!"
Pros: "I got the emergency exit door seat which I feel very comfortable. Departure on time, Arrival on early than scheduled."
Cons: "First of all, The ground staff not having proper coordination at Doha Air Port. Safety induction very Poor, all demo equipment's was dirty and damaged. Another seat not really that good. Compare to other International flight this one extremely POOR. No Quality food, No Entertainment. The ONLY Flight not recommended for international travel. AIR INDIA is ok for travel."
Cons: "not satisfactory from any angel!"
Cons: "Boarding wasn't comfortable"
Airlines flying from Chennai to Kuala Lumpur have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Chennai to Kuala Lumpur
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Chennai to Kuala Lumpur
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Chennai to Kuala Lumpur
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Chennai to Kuala Lumpur
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Chennai to Kuala Lumpur