Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Shanghai
|Flights from New Delhi||6h 32m|
The cheapest airline ticket to Shanghai from India in the last 72 hours was ₹ 23,051 one-way, and ₹ 180,894 round-trip on the route from Ahmedabad to Shanghai. The most popular route is from New Delhi to Shanghai and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was ₹ 40,101 round-trip.
If you would prefer to avoid public transport after your flight, taxis are available for hire in the taxi ranks outside of each airport’s arrivals area. Since Hongqiao Airport is closer, taxis will generally be more affordable, with fares around CNY 75-85 (₹766-869). Taxis from Pudong Airport will be more expensive at around CNY 150-190 (₹1532-1942).
Both Pudong Airport and Hongqiao Airport are located conveniently for Shanghai city centre, with both offering direct metro access and bus connections. The trip from Pudong Airport to People’s Square is longer than the trip from Hongqiao Airport, but if you’re staying on the East side of Shanghai, Pudong is the more convenient choice.
Due to the fact that Pudong Airport handles most of the international flights coming into and departing from Shanghai, you can find more flights with budget airlines there. Airlines like Thai Lion Air often offer connections to Pudong Airport via transfer in Singapore when flying from major hubs in India like Mumbai and Delhi.
For passengers travelling on throughout China after their flight to Shanghai, there are several possible connections to regional trains. Trains all over the region, as well as the country, leave from Shanghai Railway Station. You can reach Shanghai Railway Station by metro or bus transfer.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "An excellent flight."
Pros: "Crew, interior, seats"
Cons: "Food was average. Service could be better. For example, my wife and I never got our food at the same time or close enough. We had to ask for food or drinks. They should regularly ask if we need something. Empty water bottles (up to 3) were sitting on my table for hours till we landed."
Pros: "Vegetarian food"
Cons: "If you provide blankets"
Pros: "Easy transit. Plesant crew."
Cons: "Not much to add for an economy flight!"
Pros: "Crew was amazing"
Cons: "The people sitting near me were crazy and it was an uncomfortable flight"
Pros: "I am tall and was very happy with the leg room in economy class. Food was tasty."
Cons: "Nothing really. Was completely satisfied."
Pros: "Wish there were more leg room"
Pros: "Crew and services were amazing. The seats and seating arrangement including all amanities are excellent."
Cons: "Lounge at Ahmedabad airport is way undersized and below average expextations in terms of furniture, food and beverages and quality of service."
Pros: "Great service"
Pros: "Great entertainment, great seating and space comfort. Overall a great experience. But, Etihad airways is still better than Emirates."
Cons: "Longer wait for boarding. The assigned zones were the last possible ones. Zone F or something similar. Flight attendants were okay, cared less for economy class. Also, Bluetooth headphones pairing did not work."
Cons: "Ahmedabad is the worst of Indian international airports. Emirates can't manage that zoo."
Pros: "The servoce was as usual very good."
Cons: "Hardly anything to criticise in relatively short journey."
Pros: "ICE Rock solid, at least from SFO-DXB and vice version and its variation in different movies, songs"
Cons: "Food -- Really bad food for me from SFo-DXB. Extra salt and for a person who does not eat rice/desserts poor choice. Is there some other choice for me(vegetarian). Economy response -- Pressing the button takes a lot of time. Collection of shawls/earphones -- Please wait for the plane to finish its flight."
Pros: "The boarding and immigration process was smooth and trouble free"
Cons: "Leg space was inadequate for an international flight."
Pros: "Service is very excellent."
Pros: "Delayed my first flight and I missed all my connecting flights and put me on another flight 12 hrs late"
Pros: "Everything was perfect"
Cons: "I ordered regular vegetarian meal and they served me Vegan meal! Also my flight from Chicago to Dubai on January 30 they didn’t offer me vegetarian meal coz they said I Didn’t select meal and they said they didn’t have extra Vegetarian meal!"
Cons: "Service crew"
Pros: "Liked the Legroom in the Aircraft. Very roomy and nice Recline Chair. Food was O.K."
Cons: "My 1 Bag was open. Lost few items. Not satisfied the luggage was handled by the crew. Overall Dissatisfied due to Bag was received in open condition. @ Amdavad Airport found issue by Crew but didn't take good care of it."
Pros: "Crewman friendly service and try to betas much as they can"
Cons: "My tickets say 1 stop in Dubai. However, I had 2 stop going and coming back. I had a stop at Athens For 90 minuets and then Dubai before I reached to my final destination. Also, going my audio was not working for Newark to Athens and Athens to Dubai. However it was working from Dubai to Ahmedabad. Also coming back they give me very hard time for my Camera bag. Somehow it’s free to fly from USA but you have to pay for the weight of camare coming back."
Pros: "I liked how professional and attentive the crew was."
Cons: "I don’t like that there is not and ovo-lacto vegetarian option available to people like me."
Pros: "I flew from Orlando DL to Dubai ,and from Dubai to cape town and both flight I was selected to seat on the middle seat,f that happens on my return flights to Orlando fl ,I will never fly emirates again"
Pros: "entertainment is great."
Cons: "food is the same as last flight."
Pros: "Nothing much."
Cons: "There was no hotel reservation and I have to pay out of pocket. Why? I need a refund. You guys are responsible for that."
Pros: "Total service extended was very nice"
Cons: "Departure time ruins the whole night"
Pros: "All are good."
Cons: "Served vegetarian, I am very happy."
Pros: "The flight didn't feel long at all since I was very comfortable throughout. They offer good on-flight services and an endless list of movies to watch. I give this 9/10."
Cons: "I didn't get hotel and the staff in the airport were too strict and mean"
Pros: "The flight attendants were fine—not outstanding, but fine. But the representatives, both on the phone and behind the desk, are excellent—willing to go the extra mile to help out their customers."
Cons: "The seats in economy and the flight, in general, are on par with the average airline—nothing special. Also, unless you're into Bollywood movies, the entertainment selection is sparse compared to other international flights. And the touch screen is in need of re-calibration."
Cons: "Crew woke us up to ask us if we wanted food. I've only ever been woken up before for safety reasons (seat belts, etc) We were not impressed with the arrival in Dubai. We came in a large plane and had to deplane very far from the terminal onto buses, down a long set of stairs. They did not send enough buses so we waited on the hot outside stairs for about 15 minutes. It took us a full 45+ minutes from landing to get to the actual terminal. We were grateful we had a long layover or we would not have made our connecting flight!"
Pros: "Nice experience happy"
Cons: "Leg room little short"
Pros: "Getting off the plane after 24 hours of nonstop crying children"
Pros: "Everything they have offered."
Pros: "Comfortable seats on the 777 compared to the 380. The food was great and the crew was world class."
Cons: "The airport did not announce that our flight was boarding. Two bus loads of people were rushed onto the busses because of the confusion. The entertainment display was worn out in my headrest."
Pros: "Enough room to move around. Very much spacious"
Pros: "Very Friendly and smiley crew"
Cons: "Boarding announcement and system were unorganized"
Pros: "Great entertainment options, crew is freindly and helpful. Early Check-in was easy, fast and convenient."
Cons: "Leg space, seat cushion needs to be more- it seems claustrophobic, timings for the flight- need some as a day time flight rather then being up all night, going through the channel of air bus to the flight...."
Cons: "Be sure to take your own water bottle with you on this long 14 hour flight. Both directions it seemed that the company approach to beverages was to serve as little as possible, perhaps to keep people out of the bathrooms. But the cabin air was so dry I could barely swallow at times one way drinking only what was provided, but the other way I noticed that my jet lag was greatly reduced when I carried and consumed an extra liter or two above what was provided. At one gate the security crew asked me to dump my water, but I had a small empty bottle with me that I could fill up at the spigot near the bathroom on the plane as needed."
Cons: "It took 90 minutes in the line to check our luggage despite checking in on line. There were lots of Emirates personnel but only few at the counters, others were mingling among the passengers and being useful."
Cons: "Food was not provided due to shortage as per attendant."
Cons: "Chreck inn staff is not polite to younger student guest. Particularly not to young female guests. I feel the airline is biased."
Pros: "Everything from check in to arrival"
Cons: "Food , if you serve Indian food it should comes with chapati and not bread bun."
Pros: "Flight attendant service is spot on, quick and most of all, very friendly!!"
Cons: "As for this particular flight, I wished they offered a premium economy class. It’s like your either rich or poor...economy or business class. To upgrade on this flight was $1850 each leg!!"
Cons: "Service, food, flying experience in short everything"
Cons: "Hello, My name is Mikyoung Seo who tried to book the flight tickets through your website. I got the e-ticket from you after buying the ticket by my credit card but a miniute later I got the other email from you regarding Thai airline did not process my flight so you recommended me to buy another ticket. So I bought another ticket. Today I found out in my credit card invoice there is a payment to charge for the first flight. Please cancel it before my money going out. I have all emails and documents regarding this issue. Please contact me by email so that I can prove it. My email is : email@example.com Thank you. Blessings, MIKYOUNG SEO"
Pros: "Seats are the most UNcomfortable in Asia."
Cons: "Put in some real comfortable seats in business class. The exisitng ones are hard and terrible"
Pros: "Timely flight amazing crew"
Cons: "Leg room"
Pros: "The lounge"
Cons: "It is no total flight old plane."
Cons: "More options for music and movies."
Pros: "Snack was great"
Pros: "My experience with the airlines was poor because I got downgraded without any explanation. Upon arriving at the airport, I kept hearing, 'just wait a second,' then, they would say, 'Im sorry.' In the end they issued a voucher to be used during a future flight, which will never be used."
Cons: "The flight was from 3:30 am to 9:00am. We were served dinner soon after boarding, but it makes much more sense to serve a breakfast before arrival in Bangkok."
Cons: "No veg food option"
Pros: "Seat from delhi was very small"
Cons: "All okay"
Pros: "checking in, the agent pointed out that I had a middle seat. I thought I had reserved an isle. She fixed it."
Cons: "boarding using bus!"
Pros: "Entertainment was good."
Cons: "Complimentary polaroid Photo taking for families or kids or couples and friends. Photo can be placed in a special thai aiways frame for memory. If this is done while the flight is preparing for take off l, its gives a great start for the trip. Gifts for kids?"
Pros: "Everything was as usual. Boarding can be improve a bit."
Cons: "This time I found the food was below Thai Airways standard (which was usually good to great)."
Pros: "Ho Chi Minh City- Bangkok flight was good but BKK-Kolkata was uncomfortable. Look like very old business class set up. Overall is average standard."
Cons: "Business class seat in BKK-CCU sector. Food quality is substandard."
Pros: "Speedy boarding, early arrival and generally comfortable flight."
Cons: "The food choice was limited - and it was spicy which didn't suit me or the children. The flight was a little bumpy."
Pros: "Excellent flight....painlessly"
Pros: "Great overall experience Great schedule for flight coming in Europe"
Cons: "Entertainment system is a bit sluggish but still a lot of choices in film categiry"
Pros: "Overall experience Staff"
Cons: "Eating time on tarmac Entertainment is oldish"
Cons: "Food is great!"
Pros: "Quick & efficient boarding but cost cutting has taken the shine off what used to be a quality airline experience."
Cons: "I’m not fussy about food, but the menu today was about as uninspiring as they come. Along with polite but perfunctory service and a seat that is nothing better than premium economy, I don’t know how they can get away with calling their business class product, Business Class!"
Pros: "Aircrafts ...which are big"
Pros: "Food ok"
Cons: "Old plane, entertainment system didn't worked half of flight, gate in BKK at end of airport (long walk)"
Pros: "Service was great, food options were good. I have no complaints."
Cons: "I have not complaints about this trip."
Pros: "Friendly staff."
Cons: "Seat is too narrow and the recline is not ergonomically designed, i.e., uncomfortable. The entertainment portal is not user friendly. Food quality and variety seem to have declined."
Cons: "The flight was an hour late therefore I was worried I’d miss my next flight. The “kosher” meal I was given was just an apple! Hardly a meal... and the flight attendants were quite annoyed as if they were bothered. I don’t think I will fly with Thai Airways again."
Pros: "Quick loading"
Cons: "Late luggage to the carousel by over an hour"
Pros: "Very nice and friendly staff. We were fed a small meal on a very short flight."
Cons: "Ran an hour behind schedule. We boarded on time and then got delayed waiting for air traffic control. Landed about 40 mins later. Considering it an was an hour flight, a little annoying. We didn’t have another flight to catch or somewhere to be, but it could have been troublesome for others."
Pros: "I needed to change my flight and they did it at no extra cost."
Pros: "Service was great, crew on board were friendly and good entertainment."
Cons: "Was not given my special dietary food at beguinning of flight and was also not received the help I was assuered when flight was delayed."
Cons: "Air Canada cancelled the original flight and rescheduled it for one day later. This was an obvious problem since it affected other travel plans. Air Canada customer service was very poor. First agent was unhelpful, second agent better. Overall it was a pain to finally get another flight for the original day."
Pros: "nice crew"
Cons: "very old style business class seats"
Pros: "OK, so it's a plane, and I'm in economy. Still, the crew makes you believe they're actually glad you're on board, and the amenities are quite good for economy travel. No complaints."
Cons: "Late ,always late leaving and Landing"
Cons: "liked everything. i have traveled with Thai many times over the past 30 years."
Cons: "I didn't have enough time to make my connection in Bangkok. I had to clear customs, collect my luggage, check my luggage back in and go back through security. I only made my next flight because I walked to the front of the line and cut in front of about 20 people. It was very stressful."
Pros: "staffs were helpful and smiling, food was nice and plenty"
Cons: "seat reclination and shape were not so comfortable, PTV was old and not sharp"
Pros: "Staff, service, and entertainment!"
Cons: "The food was very average. I have flown Thai Airways many times before and I remember the food being better."
Pros: "On this return flight, we had much space than several days ago. Thus, I enjoyed working all night during this midnight flight."
Cons: "The food was OK, but there should be some snack for awaken passengers."
Pros: "Very Spacious between seats and very clean"
Pros: "The seat and movie options were good."
Cons: "No wifi, the food was bad, small portions, bad English. You'll get off hungry."
Pros: "I liked that there was Food service even though the flight was short."
Cons: "There was Lots of turbulence. The Entertainment system wasn't working well"
Pros: "All went smoothly from checkin to service aboard to our departure with beautifully groomed Thai Airways personnel."
Pros: "Courteous staff at the counter and aboard."
Pros: "Each seat has phone charger!!!"
Pros: "The crew were friendly."
Cons: "The entertainment center was not working, even after being reset."
Pros: "Seat was very comfortable and to my liking. Will always fly Thai Airways"
Cons: "I liked everything and was a fantastic experience to fly Thai Airways"
Pros: "Seating legroom Food Drinks Service Attention to detail Entertainment choices On time Check in to boarding perfect Disembarking to baggage collection faultless..."
Cons: "Having our holiday end!!"
Pros: "Water station!"
Pros: "Seat was comfortable, good movies, etc"
Pros: "Crew was very attentive...food selection was excellent"
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "Screens have poor color quality Seat too small Legroom cut into by electronics box Row 45 next to bathroom and no windows"
Pros: "Crew was attentive."
Cons: "Tiny, uncomfortable seats with warn cushions."
Pros: "Business class on the 737 is somewhat basic compared to Virgin Australia's A330, but you still get the same great service, and the food is terrific."
Pros: "The flight was so delayed I missed my connecting flight to jfk."
Cons: "The flight was so delayed I missed my connecting flight to jfk."
Pros: "The crew were very attentive, they tried hard to help me with comfort, drinks etc. I didnt have food as it was so good in the Virgin Clubhouse!"
Cons: "The bed! When you flip it flat its rock hard, and the matress they provide is useless! Need foam matress to really make it more comfotable. If the seat reclined another few inches i wouldnt bother flipping it."
Pros: "Crew were wonderful when I was nauseous from turbulence"
Pros: "I like the professional approach of the airline and the staff. Seats are really comfortable and i did not need my sleeping pillow at all as the headrest of my seat was already so comfortable."
Cons: "There is not much which i did not like about this airline. Just like other airlines, now have started feeling that Economy class travellers are being approached with bit biased approach in hospitality though they have major contribution in meeting flight running expenses. All airlines should start considering this fact and improve the overall approach."
Cons: "at last minute itinerary was changed.. instead of routing through Brisbane, was now routed through Sydney. Flight from Sydney to LAX was delayed by 4 hours, then missed flight LAX to LAS... overall long delayed arrival. Checked the route through Brisbane, and those flights we're all there, departed and landed all on-time... so wondering what the reason was for the change of the itinerary without a cause (no cancel or delayed flights through Brisbane)"
Pros: "Provides the service you'd expect from an international carrier. Boarded on time, seat actually reclines, meals, baggage, seat assignments are included in the price. Staff treat you well and the price isn't bad."
Cons: "Virgin website is slow and not intuitive. Couldn't get seat assignment until i was at the gate. No explanation why. Boarding announcements delivered via ESP. Half of the passengers were still in the boarding area because no one heard announcements. Arrived 30 min early but had to wait on the tarmac for 45 min for a parking gate. Baggage delivery at JFK took forever."
Pros: "Really friendly crew, they go the extra mile to make passengers happy and comfortable."
Cons: "There was a boarding delay but flight still arrived in Hong Kong on time."
Pros: "Fabulous flight, light on passengers, so excellent service given by the crew. Virgin goes the extra mile on service and little perks. 747-400 planes also very comfortable, compared to the Airbus 320,"
Cons: "Nothing. Trip both ways were outstanding."
Pros: "I loved the food and the amount of it. There were so many movies and tv shows and music to choose from!"
Cons: "The seats weren’t comfortable enough for me to fall asleep."
Pros: "The flight crew was phenomenal, especially Daniella. Somehow we wound up with seats right next to the bathroom door, which would have been a pretty uncomfortable situation for a variety of reasons, but the flight wasn't full, and she helped us find a suitable place to sit. Also, my wife and I usually take our tea with honey vs. milk and sugar. Even though honey is usually one of the options for tea, she found a way to accommodate our request. The lunch meals were the best I can remember in a long time on an airline flight. They might have been the best I've ever had. The chicken curry was authentic, flavorful and spicy. Frankly my outbound flight had problems. My luggage got damaged. The transfer experience in Manchester left a LOT to be desired. I wasn't planning to use Virgin Atlantic again, but this flight crew (Daniella especially) redeemed Virgin Atlantic. They were attentive, pleasant, diligent."
Cons: "Only thing I didn't like about this flight was the boarding area. Once you get into that the area, you don't really have access to appetizing food (only vending machines) or even restrooms. That's one thing that could be improved."
Pros: "The rear section of the plane had lots of room (empty seats), enough to lay down across three seats. Pleasant and helpful crew."
Cons: "Minimal food available between departure and arrival meals; 10 hrs or so is a long time to get by on potato chips."
Pros: "Crew were great"
Cons: "Uncomfortable to sit for eight hours"
Pros: "Top glass airline"
Cons: "I lake food and good service crew"
Cons: "One particular female member of crew could do with a refresher course in customer care service !!!!! I asked for water and she gave me something else, when I told her very nicely that I had asked her for water she began to argue with me that I hadn’t, I thought her very rude, (what happened to the customer is always right) I have been flying with Virgin for twenty years twice a year sometimes even three !!!! and never been spoken to like this from any other member of staff!!!!"
Pros: "The service, the drinks, the crew were friendly and professional. Entertainment choices were excellent.0"
Cons: "The space was a bit cramped and the poxket in front of the chair to jeep things was broken."
Pros: "Crew very friendly"
Cons: "Seats and legroom poor if you’re six feet tall"
Cons: "10 hour delay in Brisbane was terrible"
Cons: "You charged me for a checked bag. This wasn't made clear when I booked the flight."
Pros: "The personal care and attention."
Cons: "Old movies and few entertainment choices"
Pros: "The entertainment selection was good, though I didn't need to see the blurb about having vloggers available before every movie. One of the very few airlines to use boarding by rows, which speeds up the boarding process."
Cons: "The legroom is very cramped, pretty difficult to eat your meal with the seat in front reclined. The crew were not very attentive: they completely missed me while I was waving the rubbish on their collection rounds. In the end I had to dump it myself in the toilet bins. The PA system is too loud compared to the rest of the entertainment, had to remove the headphones for each one of them."
Cons: "I always think Virgin's meals are the WORST among those of all the airlines I use. PLEASE LET THE VIRGIN COMPANY KNOW THIS FACT. The touch screen of the DVD player did not work well so it was a frustrating experience."
Pros: "food was good, and tvs in the seats."
Cons: "wifi didnt work, was the whole reason i took this airline. most international flights are cold it was very hot"
Pros: "Virgin atlantic is the best airline with Dreamliner"
Pros: "Good Virgin experience though food was not brilliant"
Cons: "Seating was very uncomfortable. Hardly any padding in the seats and very little leg room. Far worse than any previous Virgin flight."
Pros: "Did not take the flight in the end"
Cons: "My first leg flight was delayed and I booked through kayak on two different airlines and the first airline did not communicate with the second airline so 5 passengers ran to make the change and arrived 1 min after the jetbridge to get on the plane was pulled away. It was incredible frustrating and could have very easily been avoided with communication from the airlines"
Pros: "Hard product and food"
Cons: "Crew need to realise their voices travel and some conversations the whole upper cabin don't need to hear"
Pros: "The enforcement of the quiet time to sleep on the flight. The excellent meals. The quality of the entertainment system."
Pros: "Flight okay and staff attentive. Seats still to close together. Had to purchase seat to guarantee not be in middle rows. Plane very warm throughout flight."
Cons: "Selection of entertainment good but touch screen very unresponsive. Hard to change volume and maneuver. Ear sets would not stay connected."
Pros: "Having a not full flight and room to spread out. The Dreamliner is awesome. On time departure."
Cons: "The wifi did not work at all, and I think I was charged 3 times Landed 30 mins early and then waited an hour for the gate, I get that things happen but we have been on the plane for 11.5 hrs. Figure it out!"
Pros: "Crew, fabulous, Plane configuration, GENEROUS, just the best flight I've experiences in a very long time!"
Cons: "Some meal choices were a bit sparse. That's my only complaint!"
Pros: "The service went a mile farther. It is my favourite airlines!"
Pros: "The crew"
Pros: "The boarding and the overall flight experience was quite good."
Cons: "There were movie options such as Sully and Deepwater Horizon, which I think are unsuitable for flights. Overall, the movie options could have had more variety."
Pros: "This was my 3rd time to fly to Brisbane, Australia. Love flying with Virgin Australia. They have great service and friendly staff."
Cons: "I brought my own padded seat, but it is a long flight, so it's best to get up and walk around as much as you can."
Pros: "The whole flight was great quick boarding, lots of leg room, good entertainment, a USB charge port, good lighting, and the crew was very nice and helpful. I enjoyed the flight and would like to fly Virgin Atlantic more. Finally, you are the 3rd best flight, I have ever take, and the 2nd best airline I've been on. Flew Business Class on Swiss Air once to Geneva (#1) and all the flights I have had with Porter Air are comparable to your airline, but the free cookies and beverages at Porter's terminal in Toronto wonderful."
Cons: "A couple things went wrong on this trip, my checked luggage got misplaced for a day, and a nice women in baggage claim told me what was happening and a nice man handled my claim and my bag has now been returned to me. The bigger thing is my flight bas delayed taking off by 3 hours. Let me start that I would rather have a part replaced on the runway then not, safety is paramount. The fact is my flight took off 3 hours late from London (VS11), and got to my destination (BOS) 2.5 hours late. Kudos to the flight crew for getting me to my destination faster by gaining a little time. Plus, since BOSTON was my final destination it was all fine this time. But if I had had to get home to the elder person I take care of or my teenager it would been a problem. Again, I'm annoyed, but I do understand the reasons and they are valid and preferred. I have heard that airlines to keep their flight rating high, wait for planes to leave the gate on time and then do repairs on the tarmac. If this is still a SOP for airlines you should change the way the statistics are collected and figure out a way of not perpetuating this type of disincentive. This is just hypothesis on my part, and my whole trip had little negatives."
Pros: "I liked entertainment options on your phone but at the same time there was nowhere to plug your phone if it ran out of battery."
Cons: "The boarding was good but we did not depart o time which did not cause us to be on time to our destination. It was international flight for almost 4 hours and there was no foodie snacks serve. Only tea or coffee. For a international flight more than 2 hours you should offer something else, soda juices and a snack at the very least. I guess the reason why I am feeling this ways is because I flew with virgin a couple years back to London and was so impressed by he service and the airline and the great quality modern vibe. It was the W hotels of the airlines industry and this time I really want impressed."
Pros: "Make sure you bring food with you because they will starve you. I also asked for band-aide 2x but it never came. Service is very poor."
Cons: "Service is very poor, ground and air crew are not friendly, can even be driscriminating. There's scarcity of food in this flight. They need to give snacks more often than one in a 13hr flight."
Pros: "Entertainment and crew attitudes both excellent"
Cons: "On board seating. Getting far too cramped for long=haul flights"
Pros: "The veg meal - paneer, rice, lentils - was absolutely delicious. In fact, all of the food was great."
Cons: "Slight problem with the movie viewing - the screen kept going blank every minute or two throughout, and had to be touched to restart. Only on the films, though; the TV episodes were fine."
Cons: "Very uncomfortable seats, food was bad"
Pros: "The ground staff at Delhi was very helpful in giving us a new flight ticket for the next day for free eventhough they maintained that it was actually Air India's responsibility."
Pros: "The staff was nice. Boarding was quick and easy. Flight left on time and arrived early. Although the entertainment system had many options, going through lists and playing games required a lot of tapping, and in some cases pushing to make the system work. I felt like I had a woodpecker sitting behind me pushing on my head non-stop for over two hours. I was starting to go insane! Besides, it was so loud near the back of the plane that I couldn't hear anything through my cheap headphones."
Cons: "We could not eat any of the food. My son, my husband and I do not eat and/or are allergic to gluten, dairy, corn, soy and other food additives - as I mentioned above. Please have an option of food not swimming in sauces or cheeses. Plain organic chicken breast with steamed rice pilaf and steamed carrots would be nice. Maybe some steamed red potatoes and a piece of steak. An organic green apple for dessert. Forget the gluten, dairy, sugar or sauces that ruin a perfectly good ham or chicken and lettuce, tomato wrap! Or a salad swimming in dressing. We need to eat protein, not gluten for breakfast. Why not a hard boiled head!"
Pros: "Staff were friendly and flight was clean. Lots of movies to watch."
Cons: "The seats gets smaller each year. For a seven hour flight, the seats are very uncomfortable, no space to move. The flight with the hand held remote control TV had poor visual quality. It was hard to watch movies with dark background."
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "The crew and the selection of movies"
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "Best Airline and services"
Cons: "Best Airline and services"
Cons: "Need better training."
Cons: "The OnAir WiFi should hv been free like Emirates for Loyalty members Better movies & other in flight entertainment"
Pros: "Short flight"
Cons: "Coffee wasnt an option! The staff looked tired and bored."
Pros: "Fast and efficient."
Pros: "Very prompt service and amazing hospitality. Despite the numerous times I called them for service, the staff were always polite and served me with a smile. Overwhelming hospitality really!"
Pros: "Flew a few times with UL mainly as it's part of One World and being a QR member I get additional miles and point and travel in business at affordable prices compared to QR extremely high price."
Cons: "Need more movie options. Presently 95% movies are one or more year old."
Cons: "seats are small but otherwise it is 5 star airline. love Srilankan."
Pros: "Friendly service."
Cons: "Boarding process could improve"
Cons: "Unfriendly ambiance. Disorganized boarding. I’m even a member of Fly Smiles. The flight attendant named Chanaka moved 2 old passengers on my side. I kindly requested to another staff if I can just move seat too because I am not comfortable. But request no action. The cabin crew are not that caring because I took care of the 2 passengers. I just don’t understand why they are unfriendly. I will not choose this airlines again."
Cons: "Before engines shut down and fasten seat belt sign off people were removing bags from the overhead. Passengers were not required/forced to stow bags overhead, blocking egress from window seats."
Pros: "Really good food the and crew on the plane was nice."
Cons: "In the Delhi airport we never interacted with anyone from Sri Lankan Airlines because a third party was contracted to work the counters, check us in, issue boarding passes, etc... These workers were all maybe 20 years old and possessed what seemed like zero training to do their job at all. They never had any answers and just smiled while saying “I don’t know” a million times. We were corralled and moved and waited hours while they ran around doing nothing."
Pros: "Flight was delayed for 2 hours"
Cons: "Flight was delayed for 2 hours."
Cons: "excpt food anything not good and baggage checker give trouble alot"
Cons: "There was no uniform procedure in the flights, crew is too lazy to perform their duties. probably the first and last flying with Sri Lankan."
Pros: "comfortable timing for india."
Cons: "1.we seated at UL 604 / 52K video was not updated , one one movie was displayed. 2. Crew was asking options i food ( non veg ) but they ere delivering what they had , question is why they asked option when they don't have option of serving. 3. Crew was pathetic. They discriminate with respect to whites and Indian's. Its really bad."
Cons: "Felt like a second class train travel."
Pros: "Courteous & helpful crew."
Cons: "Terrible seats and headrests. Highly uncomfortable for an 11 hour journey especially for senior citizens."
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.."
Cons: "For a family of 4, 3 of us had continual problems with the sound on the entertainment system during movies, etc"
Cons: "Extremely small space, knees against seat in front, I am only 6 ft tall."
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: "I liked the punctuality of the flight, the courtesy of the crew, the in flight meals, the comfort."
Pros: "Kayak services very good"
Cons: "Kayak services very good"
Pros: "Plane was not full, so I could lie down which was a great rest after such an early checkin in bangkok."
Cons: "A bit disorganised in Colombo, but all in all informations were gathered. The airline desk a bit unhelpful in not wanting to contact by phone the main airline desk for a question which forced me to walk all the way back, But no huge deal."
Pros: "Stuff is friendly, helpful and supportive. Both on the ground and in the plane"
Cons: "It would have been nice to be offered a lunch during the 2h transit in Colombo as it was lunch hours."
Pros: "Business class makes all the difference. Service excellent."
Cons: "Gate area. Flight delay due to air traffic issues. Use of remote gate stand at Colombo."
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?!"
Pros: "So good"
Cons: "Everything ran smoothly"
Cons: "There was not proper management for boarding n check in on Colombo airport, eventhough I was traveling in business class I had not been treated as priority customer."
Cons: "Quality of food has really gone down. Quite disappointing."
Pros: "The food was good. The service was friendly. I enjoyed my flight"
Pros: "Everything is perfect. .. excellent food"
Cons: "aircraft and food"
Pros: "Good crew"
Cons: "Old plane"
Pros: "Service and timely"
Cons: "Nothing bad"
Pros: "The flight attendants were excellent. Very attentive."
Cons: "Older Airbus A320, okay comfort in Business Class seating. Entertainment was on a portable tablet. Food was fair. Nothing to write home about."
Pros: "Check-in was smooth. No preference to Oneworld traveller. Quick meals."
Cons: "Offered warm water in hot weather. No entertainment Unable to check-in online."
Pros: "Friendly and efficient"
Cons: "Bus boarding"
Cons: "The seat does not feel soft, so hard and discomfortable"
Pros: "There was no entertainment as it was a short flight.had to report quite early in the morning because of airport renovation.otherwise the flight , journey and food were Good"
Cons: "Had to wait for one and half hours to get our luggage from the belt as all gulf transit passengers who checked in later than us got theirs first and since we checked in first our luggage came last.I had onward journey for eight hours by bus and with lack of sleep the previous day it was quite tiresome."
Pros: "With airlines like Frontier & United in the U.S. providing such dismal service (in every aspect) it was truly a refreshing change! Took me back to the days when flying was luxury."
Pros: "Every thing was fantastic"
Cons: "No thing"
Pros: "Gr8 service with a smile"
Pros: "Online check in was great. Flight was on time."
Cons: "No entertainment on the flight back."
Cons: "Business class boarding could have been more organized. Was sent to the gate too early from lounge"
Cons: "The entertainment unit was constantly malfunctioning"
Cons: "Felt more like a domestic flight than an international"
Pros: "First time on Malaysian. At least we didn’t disappear. All was okay except for the meal on the flight to Saigon. I’m not one to complain about airline food but the “meal” served was execrable, possibly the worst in 65 years of flying. And no alcohol on an international flight was niggardly in my estimation.. The flight from Penang to KL they had the cheek to serve a tiny cup of fake orange juice. I will avoid Malaysian in the future."
Cons: "Please see what above."
Pros: "Everything on the plane was fine, and the service was great."
Cons: "Not being delayed on the first leg and missing my connecting flight to Denpasar would have been great."
Pros: "Luggage allowance."
Pros: "Crew are nice,but the seat need to improve"
Cons: "The seat need to improve"
Pros: "All went Well, no delays, good service."
Pros: "The people at the check-in desk."
Cons: "A light snack and drinks would have been good. Even just water."
Cons: "lost my luggage. after they found it, they took a week to deliver. no response to my claim for compensation"
Pros: "cabin crew very friendly and professional"
Cons: "Seats cramped; not enough space, especially for long haul. Provide more space! Earphones didn’t work. Could not enjoy entertainment. Seat would not recline. Slow checking. Not enough counter staff. Check in counter contractor staff inexperienced and held us up for over an hour due to unfamiliar"
Pros: "Crew and food was amazing"
Cons: "Landing could be more softer"
Pros: "This flight nothign"
Cons: "Major delay, should have offered passengers water or beverages. Food was very poor, no assistance for transfer on late flight."
Pros: "All of the ground staffs at Johor Bahru provided attentive and observant service. Cabin crew greeted with pleasant smile, friendly and provided excellent service."
Cons: "maintenance work not manage well"
Pros: "The ground supervisor offered me access to gold lounge. It was a nice effort since his boss said no to upgrade."
Cons: "Flight rescheduled without accommodation offered. When asked for upgrade for flight as compensation for 18 hours lost time supervisor said no No vegetarian food options. Said they will compensate me for my expenses once I file a claim which takes months of pestering airline for."
Cons: "Delayed for more than an hour.."
Cons: "The pre boarding security was a mess and poorly managed in Kuala Lumpur."
Cons: "Whilst the main meal was ok, as far as breakfast on the LHR to KUL sector was concerned, by the time I was served my preference was no longer available. The crew member who served me made no attempt to see if another colleague had my preference available."
Pros: "The seat I got was certainly comfortable enough."
Cons: "The staff was not enough particular in delivering appropriate food to correct people. In flight KL to Auckland, vegan food was served when Indian vegetarian food was requested. Long queues at boarding in KL."
Pros: "None that I like!"
Cons: "Flight delayed coming in therefore late departure of over an hour! My outgoing flight was also delayed that I missed my connection at Kuala Lumpur and was put on next flight 4 hours later arriving into Singapore around midnight!"
Pros: "Friendly crews"
Cons: "Seat allocation was not proper for maximum comfort as flight wasn’t full"
Cons: "Delayed again. 5 flights of people crammed in gate area 81 - 84. Ridiculous"
Pros: "Fast flight and boarding time"
Cons: "Inflight food was bad, luggage at the airport took Long"
Cons: "Quick transfer"
Cons: "Old plane"
Pros: "Most of it, especially having a meal on such a short flight."
Cons: "Could do with more legroom, tall people exist"
Pros: "Crew was accommodating enough to provide for us during this cancelled flight."
Cons: "Better and open communications with what's going on. They were helpful and efficient but needed a clearer and more concise communication line to get us mobilized and ready to go."
Cons: "Lost bags"
Cons: "The boarding process from at Langkawi airport could have been better if more staff are to deploy to do the processing.As the que is not in one line, it could create misunderstanding among other passengers."
Cons: "The flight was delayed for more than an hour. We had problem getting the attention of the crew as all of them were just hanging around the galley."
Cons: "Bathroom line"
Cons: "Initial flight was one hour late....almost missed my connecting flight, bags didn't make it to my destination. Not much help or info given about the late flight and how to connect to the next flight. First plane was old and beat-up."
Pros: "Liked the USB port for recharging electronic devices"
Cons: "Seats were too close together. Not very comfortable. We were in row in front of emergency exit. Seats didn't recline. We should be alerted when we select these seats that they are uncomfortable."
Pros: "Larger seats"
Cons: "Food was below standards. Really need to improve."
Pros: "Cabin crew, smooth flying"
Pros: "Nothing at all!"
Cons: "Worst handling of delays and cancellations I have ever experienced. Worst management ever! More than 17 hours delay before I finally got on another plane. No hotel, no food, no nothing."
Pros: "I like their timely service and cleanliness."
Pros: "Crew was good"
Cons: "Food is not good"
Cons: "Very uncomfort flight, very bad timing, Food is not good"
Cons: "The quality of the in-flight meal (noodles and fish) very poor!"
Pros: "Easy to get my boarding pass at the Changi airport. Seating was nice. Not many passengers in this flight."
Cons: "The magazine in my seat pocket was dirty."
Pros: "The flight was fairly typical. However, it left on time and arrived on time. This was a positive."
Cons: "As usual, the flight was completely full. Everyone carries on as many bags as allowed and there is no bin space for all the luggage. I bring only my briefcase and had to search for space."
Cons: "Flight was delayed almost one hour. Food can be improved. Screen was broken."
Pros: "There was nothing positive about the experience on this flight. With exit row seats had to stow luggage back in overhead holds which meant having to go back on landing, retrieve bag & for get way back to seat. Not Airlines fault but no gantry available on arrival. Up and down runway until available (20min) before we could exit."
Cons: "Fact that once again confirmed seating was changed from original booking. Extremely frustrating. Slight delay on take off. Had exit row seats."
Cons: "Check in counter personnel were very slow. They did not know proper immigration rules. They made me wait for 30 minutes while they verified with immigration on something I had already told them. I had to rush through immigration and security to ensure I made the flight on time. Added stress as a customer."
Pros: "On time departure system works"
Pros: "Staff are courteous"
Cons: "Departure was delayed an hour"
Pros: "Service in the plane"
Cons: "Service at the airport."
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