Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Chennai to New Delhi
IndiGo, SpiceJet and Vistara have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Chennai to New Delhi. Confirm policies on booking site.
Vistara does not allow booking a middle seat on flights from Chennai to New Delhi.
If you are hungry after your flight from Chennai to New Delhi and interested in sitting down for a meal, try the kebabs and chutneys at Ile Bar, located in the arrivals hall of Terminal 3. Alternatively, if you arrive at Terminal 1, you can browse the menu at Buddy Bar, sample the chai at Chaayos or enjoy the coffee and muffins at Costa Coffee.
If you are looking to purchase some travel accessories, pay a visit to Gute Reise, while if you wish to indulge your sweet tooth Haldiram’s is the place for you. Both stores are in the arrivals hall of Terminal 3, while Bikano’s Packaged Sweets and Namkeens is located in Terminal 1.
There are a few hotels in the vicinity of New Delhi Airport and further afield that offer guests free transportation to and from the airport. Holiday Inn New Delhi International Airport is very close by, while Hotel Emperor Palms @ Karol Bagh and The Prime Balaji Deluxe @ New Delhi Railway Station are two others that provide the service from further away.
Uber and Ola are two ride-share companies that are a popular means of transportation to downtown areas from New Delhi Airport. They offer a reasonably priced alternative to more traditional modes of transport like taxi or car rental. The Delhi Airport Metro Express is another popular and inexpensive way to reach the city, and there is also a bus service.
Direct flights cover the 1761 km separating Chennai to New Delhi in about 2h 40m.
There are 21 direct flights per day travelling from Chennai to New Delhi, for an average of 151 flights per week.
In the last 72 hours, the best return deals on flights connecting Chennai to New Delhi were found on Air India (₹ 269,679) and SpiceJet (₹ 337,099). Air India proposed the cheapest one-way flight at ₹ 134,839.
IndiGo connects Chennai to New Delhi up to 8 flights per day, followed by Vistara (4 flights per day), and SpiceJet (3 flights per day).
For Chennai to New Delhi, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Tuesday is the most expensive. Flying from New Delhi back to Chennai, the best deals are generally found on Sunday, with Monday being the most expensive.
Chennai and New Delhi are both served by 1 main airport. You will leave Chennai from Chennai and will be arriving at New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
"No Food, No beverages, only water, and there is no information about this sudden change"
"Comfort and safety. At least packaged food could be served to Business Class passengers."
"Surprisingly pleasant experience despite Covid-19 times. Food was too good!"
"Please add hot drink options - tea, coffee"
Pros: "Comfortable seats and service"
Cons: "Food could have been bit better."
Pros: "Vistara ground staff is not very helpful"
Cons: "Vistara ground staff is not very helpful in resolving the problem of my baggage in three days"
Pros: "very welcoming and responsive"
Cons: "avoid last-minute gate changes"
Pros: "Premium Economy was comfortable and separate from the main cabin. Bulkhead seats had a lot of space. The crew was very friendly and accommodating."
Cons: "Flight was a bit warm, even with full air vents on. The snack was very good, but I thought it would be more of a dinner/meal."
Pros: "Nothing at all."
Cons: "The staff at the Mumbai Airport dealing with Vistara Airline has absolutely no idea how to do their checks for documents. I was asked to wait for almost an hour and a half to get my documents cleared for my travel to dubai. After all that wait I was asked to sign an Indemnity form stating that I'll be responsible for any penalties whatsoever from Dubai Immigration if denied entry in dubai. The staff don't even know the rules and have behaved so dumb while dealing with passenger and have zero knowledge about document checks. Either the airline needs to get them more trained before getting them on the floor or needs to take strict action against them. Because wasting my time at the Mumbai airport was not so entertaining for me and the airline did not even seem apologetic about it. Vistara has hired some really unprofessional and uneducated staff at their Mumbai station."
Pros: "The crew was amazing, polite and efficient"
Cons: "Really efficient service, Tata heritage and Singapore airlines jv is always going to be on my travel list from now on"
Pros: "Boarding and crew were good. Food and tea was manageable. WAY be better than India airlines."
Cons: "Tiniest seats in the world. I travel a lot for work and these are the narrowest, tiniest seats. All Indian airlines are super cheap and low quality--with Vistara at least I did not get pushed around during boarding and getting-off. Traveling by air in India in economy class is like traveling in a greyhound bus. If you are from the US and 30+ year old avoid the Economy class."
Cons: "Food service needs a rethink. Flights in both directions, I could not get a beverage with my food. In both flights, to and from, the hostess couldn’t serve me a tea/coffee with my dessert"
Pros: "The food and crew on board are good"
Cons: "Jodhpur checkin by Vistara was a disaster. Lack of proper queuing system at the scanner and at the desk."
Pros: "Nice crew with good ambience"
Cons: "Online all food options, though it's a small flight with no hot food served!"
Pros: "Vistara ensures it remains a notch above others in terms of ambience, quality. Ensured on time performance"
Cons: "Since they have started on board snacks, it can be offered as a replacement for the meal, maybe. Plus, Indigo staff still exudes more confidence in me"
Pros: "Service was nice. Crew was friendly"
Cons: "Allow for free updrades"
Pros: "The flight was on time. The overall experience was good. Would love to travel with them again."
Pros: "Not at all"
Pros: "Very good crew"
Pros: "All was okay and easy."
Cons: "We were delayed by 30 mins. Crew was nice and accommodating but seemed a little lost or not sure how to prioritize and multi-task."
Pros: "It was my first flight with Vistara. The crew was amazing. They added a personal touch by using my name. Still wondering how they knew that :)"
Cons: "Clear boarding procedures. Instead of 2 boarding groups, it could have been divided into 3-4 boarding groups to avoid congestion."
Cons: "I forgot my pull over in the cabin and the company’s team reached out to me in the next flight to hand me my item back... amazing experience"
Pros: "Super professional and kind crew. Food was good. Overall, a fantastic flight."
Pros: "I like the way this airline handles the customer right from the time of ticket booking till landing at the destination. I find this airline very professional and even better service on domestic sector then some of the world's airline services (Etihad, British Airways for instance)."
Cons: "The only thing i do not like is the website of the airline especially when we try and use it on mobile phone, it does not respond too well. Like trying to register for Club Vistara Membership and other stuff. I had to take help of customer service executive to create my club vistara account as mobile site was not accepting basic information."
Cons: "Staff rude from check in to the cabin staff. No comparison to Mid East air lines."
Pros: "The aircrafts are very nice and much better than Boeings. The decor is also very nice. Vistara is the only domestic airline with premium economy"
Cons: "The upgrade voucher process was very cumbersome, wasted a lot of time. The counter executives did not have a clue about how to use the upgrade voucher"
Pros: "Baggage policy is good"
Cons: "They hanged me for 1 hour at checking counter because they need baggage info proof of my next connecting flight from DEL TO SFO. They should know that all flights from Del to sfo is with 2 pieces baggage."
Pros: "The air hostesses were very warm and friendly."
Pros: "Service was good"
Cons: "Flight was delay that was not good"
Pros: "everything went smoothly.. good service, good food"
Pros: "Was a very good experience. Staff was friendly and organized. Food was good."
Pros: "Free upgrade to first class for no apparent reason"
Pros: "The best airline in India... by far!"
Pros: "Cleanliness timing"
Cons: "Baggage cost for extra luggages."
Pros: "They had a check in/ luggage drop before the AirTran"
Pros: "Wonderful staff and nice, clean airplane. I will use your airlines in the future now."
Pros: "I thought I was taking a budget airline but ended up feeling like I was on a top notch airline. Comfortable seats, good snacks, good services. No complaints and would definitely fly again"
Pros: "Boarding and crew were great."
Cons: "Food can be improved."
Pros: "Friendly staff, organized boarding, in flight crew helpful in finding seats"
Cons: "We had checked in on line prior to arriving the airport. Due to some( political ) road blockage, we arrived late at the airport and we were not given boarding pass. The gate was open for more than 1 hour after we reached the airport. We were not issued new tickets and not refunded. The staff was not helpful at all. AS we say Customer should be always first. Anyway we missed flight from Delhi to Amritsar. We bought new one way ticket from the airport that evening. We were 5 adults and one baby visiting Golden temple from USA."
Pros: "Staff on board are excellent! WAY better service than US carriers."
Cons: "Hassle because we closed the credit card account months after paying for the tickets: this caused significant delays which could have been catastrophic."
Cons: "Vistara cancelled our flight and sent notification text message to wrong number...we didn't find out until we arrived at the airport! The vistara staff helped us book a flight on another airline."
Pros: "It wasn't efficient. Slow to check in"
Cons: "Two members of our travelling group had challenges checking in which the staff seemed not able to address and didn't communicate well"
Pros: "Less leg room than Jet"
Cons: "At least the emergency row should have more space"
Pros: "The interior aesthetics are good and the cabin crew are well trained to look after the needs of the pasengers."
"Bag check is not as smooth as can be at CST Terminal 2. Passengers are advised to print out and attach boarding passes at home in a bid to avoid crowding at self-service kiosks given the Covid-19 public health crisis. However attendants then say tags need to be re-printed at the counter as the ones provided by the airline at the airport are more secure. While the check-in process is aided by the helpful staff, Indigo Airlines could do a better job of providing more self-service kiosks and clearer guidance during the online purchase process. Suggest calling ahead to confirm situation on the ground."
Pros: "Worth buying an XL seat Liked the rolling ramp better than steps. Buses to terminal were wuick"
Cons: "Baggage policy for checkin and carryon is too restrictive, too low. Too many email messages sent by IndiGo."
Pros: "The seat was really bad and the crew didn't make any effort to dim the lights for about 75% of the journey. I would say an international flight on a low-cost carrier like Indigo should be avoided."
Cons: "if the cabin crew had been a little more cooperative, this flight could have been better"
Pros: "Amazing crew."
Cons: "Better comfortable plane"
Cons: "To avoid travelling by indigo would be better"
Pros: "On time schedule"
Pros: "Crew was good."
Cons: "Seating could be better. the cushions would come off"
Cons: "Flight delay was not communicated timely"
Pros: "6E Prime was value for money. But food promised was not given as a part of it despite asking."
Pros: "Neat clean well organised and systematic"
Cons: "Cabin announcements volume can be lowered. It’s too loud"
Cons: "45 minutes in the checking queue. And long queue at the boarding gates. Please get your act together. All it takes is a little forethought and efficiency — not many people looking busy and doing the same thing."
Pros: "On time, comfortable seats, friendly crew."
Pros: "Seat is as good as a concrete slab of a park bench."
Cons: "Late departure. No communication to passengers. Taking passengers to aircraft in a bus before it is ready and making them wait for a long time. In fact the passengers from incoming flight were disembarking when we were taken to the aircraft. Last week also it was the same story."
Cons: "Could have been on time"
Cons: "Flight was on time. Crew were professional."
Pros: "The cabin crew behaviour"
Cons: "Boarding experience, boarding gate staff behaviour"
Cons: "Food variety"
Pros: "Very efficient transport to/from craft. Staff very helpful"
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Pros: "Crew was professional and the plane was very clean"
Cons: "The seats are very weak and anyone touching on the backside would feel as if they are directly touching you."
Pros: "Very good cabin crew"
Pros: "Time from landing to collecting our luggage was the fastest we’ve ever experienced."
Cons: "Ran out of food options by the time the trolley reached us. This was a problem as we hadn’t had time for lunch"
Pros: "Efficient check-in and boarding."
Cons: "Wanted something from onboard catalog. I asked Air hostess for it and she didn't bother to bring me the item."
Pros: "Indigo flight time to time சூப்பரா இருக்கு"
Pros: "Worst service"
Cons: "Bad. I had paid for seats in row 1 and they allocated seats in row 29 and no explanation given"
Cons: "Announcements should be in local language primarily. Crew was not friendly. No smiles on any of the crew members."
Pros: "Good and friendly staff.Food is good"
Cons: "Need to get more organized with lines. Discipline at lines should be followed . They kept on changing gates once I understand twice is okay not 4 times . Also no point on charging outrageous amounts for excessive baggage for international customers."
Pros: "Flight Stewart’s Response"
Cons: "Ground staff highly untrained & indifferent"
Pros: "the airline manage the well UPTU issuing boarding pass."
Cons: "Airline doesn't provide inflight meals moreover they do not accept Indian currency, the currency half the country from which they are operating. They were accepting credit card to be charged in US dollar or cash in Qatar Riyal for the food amount. I offered to pay through credit card but two cards has failed while third was accepted. There were many passengers who were not carrying case in Qatar Riyal and their cards work not successfully swipe,therefore they remained hungry. This is in human and no airline on international route is allowed to do so"
Pros: "Staff and crew amazing, very helpful."
Cons: "Seats okay but rather small and not the most comfortable"
Cons: "We are foreign students and when we purchased our ticket we were not given the option to buy a student price ticket in Kayak or at the indigo counter at the new delhi airport. We were charged 3000rps each for overweight luggage and the staff at the check in counter in Jaipur were really rude about it. After having paid an extra 3000 rps which was almost like buying another flight ticket to new Delhi for just a 35 min flight, our flight was 1 hour delayed!! Definitely we will NEVER fly with indigo again!!!"
Pros: "Efficiency- punctuality - price"
Cons: "Seat confort 0"
Cons: "Delay from in DEL caused a missed connection."
Pros: "It started on time and landed before time."
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "It was on time and the staff were courteous"
Cons: "Every now and then Indigo's website has challenges"
Pros: "Tried checking in and airline didn’t have my reservation. I had to buy Another ticket to catch flight. Don’t know if it’s Kayak or airline flight. I will be emailing parties for compensation."
Cons: "Having to buy another ticket as someone dropped the ball."
Pros: "All great !"
Pros: "Kayak service is not good"
Cons: "WE HAVE BEEN RUSH TO TAKE AN EARLY FLIGHT FROM vns TO del , Staff is helpful , but it kind of not clearly something about luggage cost. but everything over all look good. Thank you."
Cons: "The flight was delayed repeatedly, so I never got on board. I drove to Delhi instead to catch my flight from there. Indigo made no arrangements to help anyone get anywhere that I could see."
Cons: "Arrive Chennai after 26 hrs of two flights. Not clear need totransfer to nearby domestic terminal, nor how to get there. Kayak didn't inform me of how to claim my eticket which they had booked thru 3rd party "Kiwi" in Brno, using a credit card number not my own. Had to show my pre printed invoice to claim my "E"-ticket. Stress-inducing, not relaxing, but not a catastrophy."
Cons: "I did not like the fact it was delayed. I had to pay for an additional flight to get to coimbatore to fulfil my commitments."
Pros: "Nothing that i liked"
Cons: "I wanted to cancel the ticket but none of your cook gravy details were reachable. I sent emails but no reply. I had to cancel the ticket from indigo directly but i didn't get the refund for the same yet. Bri unhappy with the service."
Cons: "The airline was entirely too stringent on weight restrictions for luggage without consideration for long international hauls."
Cons: "Indigo Crew Is Not Passenger Friendly. Nobody taught them to smile and be hospitable."
Pros: "On time.....but felt like an eternity."
Cons: "horrible seats for an international flight. Flight was from India to Singapore and they didn't accept Indian Rupees or Singapore Dollars. Only wanted to pay for meals using US Dollars. Made no sense."
Pros: "Timely flight, new aircraft that's clean and friendly staff"
Cons: "Food options were limited. Most of the dishes were packaged foods."
Pros: "Yes it's good"
Cons: "Crowd less flight got departure easily"
Cons: "No comment"
Cons: "They sent my (and others’) baggage back to Chennai and I am leaving the country today . They held us on buses without opening the doors during corona virus crisis ."
Pros: "Amazing crew. Professional"
Cons: "Never fly spicejet"
Pros: "The crew was amazing but the seat was too close, very little leg room"
Cons: "Food was strictly Indian, not for an international chooice"
Pros: "Food was good. Service was good."
Cons: "1. Can you please have air fresheners? After a 2-hour flight the air felt very stale and the human smells were uncomfortable. 2. I always prefer a window seat for the view but my window glass pane was terribly deteriorated from the outside. Didn’t inspire much confidence in the aircraft. Not too significant a complaint but I’d have really appreciated if I could’ve had the view also."
Pros: "The Spicejet staff is very uncooperative . They failed to keep their promise to help change the departure date because of death in the family. They said they will help me change the ticket although I was willing to pay the penalty. Kayak should investigate this ad try to help customers PNR LDGLGQ Ref letter for complaint to Spicejet customers care 04972182 Mahfuzur Rahman Tel 901 2384134"
Cons: "Avoid recommending these agencies for the above mentioned problems. And help reimburse my money Mahfuzur Rahman."
Pros: "Crew seemed nice and helpful"
Cons: "Seats were slightly broken, flight should be on time"
Cons: "Cramped seating. No recline Ended up with sore leg after only 01:10 flight. Security at PNY ludicrous. They tie your luggage with plastic ties. Once at the hotel you need scissors or a knife to open it, and guess what, because of security, your sharp objects are inside the luggage! I understand that it creates jobs, but frankly I cannot see the added value of this procedure in terms of security... On the light side, there is a very formal notice listing people excluded from security procedures, including the President, [...] former prime ministers and their spouses (!), and .... the Dalai Lama!"
Pros: "No use of booking spicemax .. you are treated just like another passenger. No priority on anything."
Pros: "The flight was short."
Cons: "The legroom was amusing at best. Had an exit row seat that wasn’t as wide as even a normal economy seat. It was a cheap and short flight, but I won’t choose to fly this airline ever again."
Pros: "Flight on time"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and professional."
Cons: "The check-in staff at the counter give the first impression, and my impression was that they were stressed. Perhaps they need more support. The cabin crew was very pleasant and professional. The aircraft was clean. We arrived in Delhi without complications. The luggage was quickly delivered. Will fly with them again."
Pros: "On time, smooth flight"
Pros: "The only thing I like was the friendliness of the crew."
Cons: "Starting at check in it was an absolute hassle and I cured many unforeseen costs. I was not able to book my golf clubs as travel equipment beforehand and was charged an exorbitant amount at the airport. I also had to pay for my carry on bag which was also unknown. And the plane was old."
Pros: "The crew was professional. It was an ATR - which are not known for their comfort."
Cons: "Rude unresponsive and uncaring. I will never fly SpiceJet again."
Pros: "Direct flight to Delhi"
Cons: "Flight crew was almost rude. No communication from the flight deck to the passengers"
Pros: "Good crew"
Pros: "Except that it was a cheap flight, I cannot say if I liked anything."
Cons: "Seats are very uncomfortable and small. Food is not good at all."
Cons: "Very unhappy with baggge policy as Spicejet made me pay Rupees 1600 for three kilos"
Pros: "Amazing crew"
Cons: "Free orange juice"
Pros: "Cancelled the flight"
Cons: "Airline needs to stick to their time table."
Pros: "Everything was great"
Cons: "I was denied boarding the plane with my voucher/eticket. The gate agent said that I had to produce a MasterCard ending in 6794 to board the flight. I do not own a MasterCard"
Cons: "Reclining seats not working"
Pros: "It was an instrument of torture with so little leg room, I thought it was a joke at first. This, like other scummy budget airlines ram as many rows of seats in as possible, to make more more money. Pure greed scumbags; another airline on the no fly list for me."
Cons: "STOP RAMMING THE AIRCRAFT WITH AS MANY ROWS AS POSSIBLE. It’s torture for anyone without midget legs. DO NOT fly with SpiceJet if you have the nerve to have been born tall. It should be illegal"
Cons: "The flight was already delayed by 2 hours than its scheduled time despite that there was an additional delay of 60 mins and the reasons provided by the ground staff were absurd, none of the Cabin crew members are courteous, they seem to be frowning or in a mourning as if lost some one"
Cons: "When you order ticket through flightnetwork.com, apparently you pay to them, but they pay to the airline. In India, some airlines like Spicejet asks you if you actually carry the credit card by which it was paired to the airline. If not, the airline will make you pay the entire fare again. The flightnetwork gets refunded, and you will be paying for it twice!! Watch out!"
Pros: "Upgraded to Spice max. So front row seats, priority check in, fast track luggage and preboked meals."
Cons: "They only had 2 options for meals on board. And both were bad. With 20 options in their menu, they had kept only 2 options and both were bad. Those too were only snack items."
Cons: "No food, low leg space. Very long boarding (back seats first, inaudible announcement of which rows should go now, and still very long)."
Cons: "The flight was delayed. The luggage took too long."
Pros: "Faster than driving from Chandigarh to Delhi Great value for price for flight Great service"
Pros: "The Airconditioner was not working."
Cons: "Had to wait for check in Luggage for 45 minutes. Aircraft crew were rude. Ground staff had no clue about delay in getting luggage"
Pros: "Healthy snacks"
Pros: "The best thing about this airline was getting off it at the destination"
Cons: "Everything! Aircraft seating poor! Cabin crew poor! Slow on board service! Bar service not stocked didn't even have soft drinks"
Pros: "The staff were very pleasant and helpful. Boarding was efficient and the flight departed and arrived on time. It was a smaller aircraft so I did not expect there to be much legroom but it was more comfortable than I expected. reasonably priced ticket. Overall it was a very pleasant and smooth journey. Regarding the review which mentions paying for additional baggage with Kiwi.com - I also tried to book additional baggage with them. I paid for the service but was then sent an email and told I could not book additional baggage through their website and should use the Spicejet website. I contacted Spicejet customer service who were very helpful and efficient and booked the additional baggage with them without any problems. The issue is with Kiwi.com and not Spicejet. Based on this experience I would definitely fly with Spicejet again."
Pros: "I got a seat in the exit row, so was fine with leg room. Checking a bag, even though I had not pre-paid to do this, was easy and didn't cost anything."
Cons: "Give out free water - the air inside the plane was stagnate and dry."
Pros: "Food not ordered No entertainment so cannot scorej"
Pros: "Punctual and safe flight. Regular service for a budget carrier."
Cons: "This is not a good choice for international travelers. Spicejet is a low cost carrier with a 15kg baggage allowance. I guess most international tourists like me have more to carry. I had 23 kg and ended up paying almost twice the amount of the ticket price. So I think it is better to fly with regular carriers such as Air India."
Pros: "Seamless check in and check out."
Cons: "Everything was good. Can't complain. My legs are just too long to fit any airline seats comfortably."
Cons: "They cancelled our flught from Jaisalmer to Delhi. Spicejet is the only airline that flies Jaisalmer. We were ledt arranged in the city where No hotels were available and Spicejet offered to cancel the flight and refund our money. They cancelled our tickets and am yet to receive the refund . We had to hire a cab from Jaisalmer to Dekhi. A 17 hours drive. No compensation from spicejet. Never bank on Spicejet."
Cons: "The crazy noise. Loud music playing on the plane. Loud overall noise. Loud engines."
Pros: "Not a lot. . They served drinks but 15 mins before landing when pilot was about to start his landing announcement. The crew did try hard though."
Cons: "Crowding, boarding procedures, no seat belts for infants."
Pros: "On time courteous staff"
Cons: "The check in counter staff at the Spicejet counter at Tuticorin airport is the worst I have ever seen. The guy was rude and unwilling to let me take my carry on luggage which was 8.5 kgs even though I have no check in luggage. Terrible attitude and worst customer service ever!"
Pros: "our taxi got caught in traffic and we were late to the airport. But the plane was late in arriving and therefore in leaving as well. The crew working quickly and efficiently to board us all and they were all very nice."
"Cleanliness has to be improved, food as well"
"Good overall. No business lounge access is a sad part"
"Air India played some games. They cancelled the flight on us, and moved us out by a month. When we asked to change the dates, there was no availability. So I ended up cancelling my flight, however on my original date of travel the flight flew. I wonder if AirIndia is playing games with us and cancelled our tickets alone."
"Other than TV everything was good"
Pros: "Crew was answering and helpful."
Cons: "Entertainment if not available should be able to switch the power off"
Pros: "Tv not working,seating not comfortable"
Cons: "It would have been better if you would have told me that I need a transit visa in delhi,terrible customer service and ridiculously poor responsibility through your team of reservation that cost me to loose my 600 dollars for nothing coz they refused me to board on plane,and when I called you from airport,you never responded back to me, I am not recommending anyone to book their flight through your website"
Pros: "overall safety is good"
Cons: "media is not at all working and its hard on such long flights without media especially when you are traveling with kids"
Pros: "Horrible. Airhostess was not respectful towards other passengers."
Cons: "Cleanliness! Bathrooms were horrible. Absolute no maintenance."
Cons: "Face wipes was needed"
Cons: "Air India needs to be competitive and offer better services that is on par with other international airlines."
Cons: "Staff Printed wrong boarding pass @ IAD leading to issue clearing security!"
Pros: "Crew was friendly and helpful. Took good care of wheelchair bound passengers. Landings on this trip were exceptionally impressive."
Cons: "The entertainment system isn’t the greatest, but in the iPad era this is not a big negative."
Pros: "Aircraft and schedule"
Cons: "Entertainment and food could have been better. Not lot of options in the entertainment. Indian food offered in other airlines such as Emirates and British Airways have been better than what has been offered in native Air India flight"
Pros: "Very professional crew."
Pros: "It was all average"
Cons: "No announcements or concern by ground staff that we were 2 hours delayed!"
Cons: "Leg room was poor. All the aisle and window seats were being sold at extra rates. Entertainment system was pre-historic with very limited choices. Food was bland and nothing appealing. The staff, for most part was invisible. They appeared during the serving of the meals and then vanished."
Pros: "Actually ther nothing to like except it’s a direct flight"
Cons: "The service is very very poor compared with any other competitor in each and every aspect including fare and service. They should be ashamed to charge/ sell the seats which have problems. The entertainment system wasn’t working for me for a paid seat and unfortunately they also couldn’t turn it off completely until half of my journey and finally they covered the monitors with blankets to stop the light so that we were able to sleep just for 3 hours out of 15 hour journey. Again this is for a paid seat and they proudly say it’s the same issue for atleast 40% of the seats"
Cons: "For the price I paid for this trip, I think it’s acceptable and I will fly them again in the future. On time flights, polite cabin crew. Don’t expect over the top services . Limited choices in in flight entertainment system. I’m not used to Indian food so can’t comment much. Didn’t quite like it."
Pros: "Business Class"
Pros: "normal all ok."
Pros: "Reasonable, based on reviews I expected worse"
Cons: "Flight was hour and a half late. Seats in business class didn’t recline much"
Pros: "non stop flight from Delhi to Chicago Food was ok boarding was quick"
Cons: "Rest rooms maintained poor, did not get tp refills too many crying babies Entertainment system was not working properly in my seat. Seat lights were not working"
Pros: "CREW GOT ME A WHEELCHAIR SMOOTHLY WHEN REQUESTED."
Cons: "I WAS NEVER TOLD MY DOMESTIC FLIGHT WOULD DEPART FROM THE CHENNAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT!!"
Pros: "Good crew members"
Cons: "Fewer entertainment options"
Cons: "Transit in Delhi with in 1 and half hour was hectic. And some of the remote control button for TV did not work"
Cons: "Delayed flight, All time everytime. Missed my connecting flight because of the delay"
Pros: "The staff were polite and the food was good!"
Pros: "In general, comfortable seats, decent service and okay food, ."
Cons: "Food was very bad"
Cons: "Seats can be bit more comfortable"
Pros: "I like everything"
Cons: "No comment, everything is good"
Pros: "Spacious leg room"
Cons: "everything else"
Cons: "The vegetarian menu was boring. A horrid sandwich, terrible croissants, dry breadrolls, potatoes at every meal. No Cabin crew available except during take off and landing and meal service. They were all hidden in the rear of the plane. Rude when came after being called for 30 minutes. No beverages or even water offered except during beverage service. No Wi-Fi, wired remote control in each seat defective. Touch screen not working. Dirty bathrooms. Aged upholstery and uncomfortable seats."
Pros: "Broken movie screens, tray tables, dirty seats and poor food."
Cons: "dirty flight bad service as usual"
Pros: "The aircraft is beautiful. Enough leg room."
Pros: "Kind, and caring"
Cons: "Sprit of love"
Pros: "There was nothing good about this trip"
Cons: "Horrible experience with delays and bad flight"
Pros: "No coffee service after meal Morning breahfast limited choices Coffee when served was less than lukewarm"
Pros: "Needs more hygiene! Should have a sign in wash room to notify passengers to maintain it well"
Pros: "On time arrival inspite of an hour delay in takeoff. Nice entertainment. Movies were plentiful to choose from."
Cons: "Upholstery could be modernized."
Cons: "Poor service. Staff not just indifferent but mistreat passengers"
Cons: "The bathrooms were really bad; they were dirty and water clogged within an hour of take off. Also the cabinets in the bathrooms were broken and stuck in place using scotch tape that was peeling off."
Cons: "Many seats on the plane were empty and I tried the touch screen consoles in 5-6 seats and none of them seemed to work. The plane was old and poorly maintained."
Pros: "Crew was courteous"
Cons: "Very tough to get seats via web check in. Parties get split unnecessarily."
Cons: "Flight was late by 2 hours which was informed at the last moment. Flights from Jodhpur to Delhi of all other airlines operated on schedule."
Pros: "The food served at lunch"
Cons: "After flight was delayed and arrived late we went to the ticket agent to get our missed flight rescheduled. After almost an hour they hadn't completed a single correction. After 90 minutes of fuming they rebooked us for the following day and put us up in the crappiest, dirtiest, noisiest budget hotel we've stayed in over 6 months in India, Myanmar and Thailand."
Pros: "Food is good.. and overall travel experience is also nice"
Cons: "The transit in Delhi require change of baggage. It will be better if they transfer completely throughout the travel"
Pros: "Around 10:30 am passengers on my flight who did not have any checkin luggage were offered an earlier flight, which was excellent and quick thinking."
Cons: "It was Boghi in Chennai on the day of my travel unfortunately and smog filled the air reducing visibility for all. The flight was originally scheduled for 9:30 AM and was, understandably, severely delayed even by the time I arrived at the airport. It would be ignorant of me to fault the airlines for abiding by safety regulations enforced by ATC. The execution of the plane transfer could have been far better. I strongly suggest that a procedure is written to reduce stress for all parties involved in such situations. It seemed quite unprofessional as there were passengers waiting, confused about what to do next as we weren't given clear instructions on how to transfer terminals, go through security checks, and acquire the appropriate boarding passes. While the air india employees were agile in their actions, they were visibly uncertain, which did not inspire confidence in us passengers. Once I had boarded the alternate flight, I was appreciative, but I strongly suggest that for everyone's sake a precedent is set."
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