The best airline to fly in India. Excellent services both on ground and in flight.
UK 708 was an Airbus 320 Neo, one of the least comfortable planes. This was premium economy and the seats weren't really comfortable - but I always travel with a pillow to make up for that. The seat in Row 3 had plenty of leg space as it's behind business class. The food looked sad, and tasted as such too. I miss the old Jet Airways days. Four people at the Boarding were an overkill considering the fact that they didn't really follow sequential boarding. The flight was delayed by 15 minutes while taking off, but landed 5 minutes after original ETA.
It has been an excellent experience travelling with Vistara. Keep it up!!! You will have great times ahead.
Nice clean aircraft’s … generous legroom !
Terrible in-flight announcements by the crew, in both Hindi and English.
Wait too long to check in bags
My connecting International was Qatar and allowing 15kg Carry, Vistara allowed 12.5kg only and made me throw 1 KG plus from my checkin too. Ordered Veg And Available option was Hyd Biryani and got some lemon rice with bad curry and dal.
Vistara had wrong information about the required pcr test I needed to transit Dubai. This cost me much stress and $40. Other than that, great experience on both airlines.
Make seat comfortable in premium economy ,food better!
Cabin temperature was too low and uncomfortable
The trip was booked on a Premium Economy, I was moved to standard economy with no compensation. When I boarded the flight crew had already made someone else sit in my place who were reluctant to give me my seat. Quite a few people were found not wearing masks and crew did nothing about it. No choice of food in spite of me with a standard economy ticket that includes the option of food.
Pathetic ground staff and customer care. I paid for an upgrade 3 weeks before the journey, and I was downgraded with no reason.
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"
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: "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: "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: "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: "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: "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."
Smooth boarding take off before time and arrived 23 minutes before TIME.
Very disorganised and inefficient boarding procedure compounds the disorganised nature of the Indore airport. Crew announced that a system would be followed based on those passengers that paid for expedited boarding, those with children and those in the military etc. However the system was not implemented. Not sure why IndiGo does not use and enforce zonal boarding. A/C not working on bus transporting passengers to aircraft and information system indicating flight information not working either. Given this leg happened after sunset there was very poor lighting on boarding ramps at both Indore and Mumbai.
Flight got delayed and was declared before half an hour. It’s not fair with those who are loyal with Indigo.
Check in is a mess. Be ready for a traumatic experience from the unsupportive and rude check in staffs and duty managers at Calicut airport. It’s a chaos and the lines are mostly first in last out, as they don’t care of the passenger well being or the waiting time. They are just concerned of checking in before the boarding call. Personal experience is of standing 2 hours straight just for check in. Flight is ok, food preordered are all the instant ones with hot water mix, which tastes pathetic. Overall, will never take another indigo flight to fly out of india.
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."
Cons: "Extremely bumpy take off and landing. The pilot could do better."
Cons: "The website does not describe baggage allowance clearly as compared to other airlines. It lists “excess baggage weight” but not the 15kg limit. The choice of 15kg as the limit is a BIG problem for international travelers who may be coming for longer stays. Air India has a much friendlier policy for checked and carryon baggage and I would choose it by far. We were charged for every kilo even though prepay options online were not user friendly. 4 thumbs down, way down."
Pros: "We arrived at the departure gate at 8 am, to be told it was closed for a flight at 8:25 am. We had to purchase a replacement flight 12 hours later. Same airline indigo. Flight 6E6314. Two tickets"
Pros: "Crew was amazing, & purchased food was extraordinary quality."
Cons: "We traveled with a wheelchair person, but they boarded her separately from the rest. That meant she was without anyone she knew for some time. It'd been better to allow @ least 1 person of her people w/ her while she boarded."
Cons: "Priority boarding for parents with kids."
Cons: "Co passengers"
Pros: "we lost our bags"
Cons: "we lost our bags"
Cons: "Denied boarding. Needed to make it to another flight in Mumbai airport. Need a visa just for transit to my next flight. Disrupted all my travel plans. Had to buy new tickets. Would like a full refund."
Pros: "Flight attendants were the best and very friendly"
Cons: "Not much, on time flights and friendly flight attendants"
Pros: "Punctuality and professional service."
Cons: "All good."
Pros: "We arrived"
Cons: "The flight was an hour late on departure pushing the international flight timeline a bit too narrow."
Cons: "Worst crew. Very arrogant"
Pros: "Neat clean well organised and systematic"
Cons: "Cabin announcements volume can be lowered. It’s too loud"
Pros: "Absolutely nothing !"
Cons: "The pilot were absolutely amateurs ! Altitude descend felt more like a nose dive ! Approach to mumbai airport was so rough and that we thought our lives were at stake !"
Pros: "Amazing 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: "The flight was delayed & we were not informed over announcement or SMS. We were kept waiting standing in Que for 45 minutes assuring every 5 min that we will board. I am a senior citizen & diabetic. My medicine & insulin routine was upset. If I would have known earlier of the delay I would had my meal & insulin in Airport."
Cons: "The crew, Cleanliness"
Pros: "Reached before time!"
Cons: "Promises free meal was not provided in lounge- reason cited no mail communication received from indigo"
Pros: "Indigo flight time to time சூப்பரா இருக்கு"
Pros: "Air hostess service and flight timings"
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: "Overall cleanliness and service"
Cons: "Boarding process can be improved. Clarity of announcements from crew needed as well"
Pros: "Friendly and helpful flight attendants"
Cons: "My seat cushion was flattened but otherwise a nice flight!"
Cons: "Nothing to remark"
Cons: "Seats do not recline at all. Worst seats I’ve had in an airline."
Pros: "Staff and crew amazing, very helpful."
Cons: "Seats okay but rather small and not the most comfortable"
Pros: "No delay proffesioal staff and efficient work and space"
Pros: "Very smooth trip. Efficient control"
Cons: "Boarding was late so flight was 20 minutes late at Delhi"
Pros: "Other devices as usual ok."
Cons: "No availability of merchandise items."
Pros: "On time and before time"
Pros: "The airline was just fine."
Cons: "I was charged $100 for a checked bag when I was told by the airline that I could easily have two free checked bags with the fare that I paid. When I tried to get a hold of Kiwi I got no response. Also, the airline wanted another credit card number which was not mine. It was a very frustrating experience at the counter. Kiwi has questionable practices"
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."
Cons: "When we booked the flight we were unaware the price did not include checked baggage. We called Kiwi.com and we asked what it would cost to add checked baggage. They said they’d check and get back with us. When they did they said the additional charge for 15kg was more than the ticket itself!! For more than 15 up to 30kg it was nearly 3 times as much! This really felt like a scam! We asked to cancel the flight and were told we could, but there was no guarantee of any refund. We said to cancel it anyway. Later I was told there would be no refund. I assumed it had been canceled and yet I got emails telling me it was time to check in, etc. And then I’m asked to review my flight! So, between Indigo and Kiwi.com I felt I got terrible service. I will not use either of them again. In the end we got a flight for the original amount including 15kg of checked baggage from a different website and on a different airline that left at the exact same. There was a reasonable charge per 5 kg over the15 allowed."
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."
Pros: "Low fares, convenient schedules, friendly crews, punctual on three separate flights, clear announcements"
Cons: "Slack enforcement of basic rules: wearing seat belts, not using phones in flight, not standing up until the plane has come to a stop."
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: "Indigo Airport and Crew all very professional and welcoming."
Cons: "Same as above"
Pros: "Despite the weather being really bad, the pilots ensured a smooth flight. Kept updating the passengers which provided comfort and prevented any potential panic."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Food choice"
Air India has absolutely zero sense of customer service.
Didn’t like the experience. The service and food was mediocre and the in flight entertainment was non functional. To go without entertainment for long flight such as to India is tiresome. Also the fare charged of $3000 for two passengers did not account for such terrible experience. Never going to fly with Air India. I thought with the recent privatization things would have improved but unfortunately not.
No entertainment systems broken trays tables.
The aero plane are old with little maintenance. The entertainment systems never work broken trays . Customer service is equal to none
On time, cleanliness -I like Food could be better Entertainment and seat comfort are poor
Boarding was not on time. Food is too bad.
After vaccinated 2 dozes in April 21 in Pune not allowed to board in plane on 15/8/21, Covid-19 RTPCR Test done, on 13/8/21 .results to come before reaching Delhi. Please refund money. You are allowing in Mumbai train, 2 dose vacationed person in Train.
Cons: "Worst customer service"
Pros: "Crew was excellent serving food and beverages when needed. Answering and helping with toiletry needs too"
Cons: "Air India needs to be competitive and offer better services that is on par with other international airlines."
Pros: "Crew was courteous, seat not so comfortable"
Pros: "Good flight crew"
Pros: "Having just got off the dreamliner, I may be somewhat biased... apologies"
Cons: "This plane was as old as me....I know it was an internal flight and these planes just go back and forth without any TLC inbetween. It's a business after all. Short 3.5 hour flight. The plane was so worn out, seat padding, there was was none, as it had seen better days, the covers were no longer covering the seats as the padding had disintegrated somewhere and were just hanging onto the seats for dear life!!!, it felt dirty and unkept, it smelled like an old toilet also. The fittings, trays where you could store your stuff was dirty also I didn't even eat the food, I was paranoid. Felt totally uncomfortable on this flight , sorry Air India but you need to have some standards on short flights despite what price you put on the seats. This was part of my long haul flight from Sydney to Mumbai which has marred my experience with you."
Pros: "Direct flight convenience! Leg room. Boarding at Delhi. Price."
Cons: "Minimal service - attendants barely came around to offer drinks or collect cups etc. They forgot to get beverages twice despite explicit requests. They were polite though. The food service schedule was odd, especially serving lunch at 2am for a flight that was going to land at 6:30am. Why wake up everyone ? Food was okay except the white bread, pretending to be a croissant filled with what looked like was unmelted butter. Entertainment system did not work at all. And the plane had no wifi or USB ports. If it was not so convenient as the only nonstop between Washington and Delhi, I would not fly this Airline."
Pros: "The only thing good about Air India today was that they were on time. As far as Business Class goes, there airplanes needed an update 10 years ago, and I'm still waiting. From Chicago, they are the only non-stop flight to Delhi, so there is little incentive for them to upgrade."
Cons: "Very tired cabin and the on demand video was awful..."
Pros: "Excellent service. Thanks for providing superb service. I love to fly again."
Cons: "Nothing negative. It was excellent travel experience. I love you guys."
Cons: "Flight delayed so missed connection and they put me on next day. Zero courtesy by airport help desk."
Cons: "No alternate flight provided for missing flights due to baggage delay"
Cons: "Every thing"
Cons: "Overhead reading light and TV display were broken rendering me without entertainment for 16 hours. I couldn't event charge my electronics to use them as a flashlight to read my books as the USB chargers were broken for the whole row. I couldn't even get the attendant's attention for a while since the attendant call-button was broken. By the time she walked by next (hours later) she restarted it but it didn't fix the issue and I had no way of getting her attention again for a while. Really awful experience."
Pros: "The flight time was only 13 hours from SFO to Delhi! With that I could overlook some minor issues. Crew was great."
Cons: "Food was ok though I have had worse airplane food in my time. The entertainment system needed a huge overhaul. Overall a great experience. I would do it again."
Pros: "Fast check in and arrival on time."
Cons: "No entertainment."
Cons: "The screen was not working which is so bad I have been paid so much n travelled"
Pros: "Seats were comfortable with good leg space and width."
Pros: "Staff was helpful Ground staff at local indore city office was really helpful and went out of their way to help with my change request."
Pros: "Crew was very welcoming. Great service."
Pros: "The food and selection of music"
Cons: "The remote wasnot working. The floating bag WAs stitched ar the side of the foot rest and it was uncomfortable to sit there. I was made to complete immigration at the transit destination and not at the first port of entry. This change was not intimated before"
Pros: "Only crew .."
Cons: "Nothing was good no facilities was in washroom , it was so dirty , no one was there to take care of . No mouth freshnessner no moisturiser .our LCD wasn't working at all , even we couldn't off the screen , the whole journey in front of our eyes a bright screen so couldn't sleep and no eye pad provided , the flight was already delayed by 7 hours ... It was worst , No comments for food .."
Pros: "Everything else was very good."
Cons: "delay in boarding."
Pros: "I really like the space and comfort of the flight, as well as the selection of entertainment."
Cons: "A good portion of the staff were friendly yet more could be desired from their charisma and availability."
Cons: "I did not like any thing"
Pros: "When a reservation glitch meant our special diet meals were not available, the crew scrambled to find some alternative food for us."
Cons: "Even though the new Boeing 787 is supposed to provide an enhanced flying experience, the close seats and limited seat pitch made the flight as uncomfortable as other, older planes."
Pros: "Food, timing"
Cons: "When we went for checkin, the guy asked some Airlines code which I dont know. He took 15 mins to check us in.."
Cons: "Good service, not responsive."
Pros: "Rest if average but expected with Air India"
Cons: "Strangely Air India was not aware we were travelling with our 5 years kids so we had first raw exit seats ! Of course we had to move from there and got finally separarated. At the checking, they told us "you have not informed us you travelled with kids !". A huge food box is given with almost nothing inside. I am ok with no food given but please make sure you do not waste and pollute for no reason"
Pros: "Nothing. Food and comfort was average."
Cons: "My entertainment system didn't work. I told many crew members about it and after some 5 times they "reset" it. But it still didn't work. It's probably not their fault but I hate that they took like 8 HOURS to tell me that. Then I asked them if there is an empty seat with a working entertainment system. They again took hours and I had to ask so many different ppl so many times to change my seat. Finally, during the last hour of my flight, they changed my aisle seat to a middle seat. BUT THE ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM STILL DIDNT WORK. Absolutely horrendous. I want a refund!"
Pros: "Refurbish Economy seats, they are in bad shape"
Cons: "Smelly bathrooms. Dirty carpets in aisles."
Cons: "I booked a direct flight from Newark, N.J. to New Delhi, India and was made to stop in Bombay for two hours. Absolutely pathetic of Air India to make passengers stop on the way according to their convenience."
Pros: "entertainment options were surprisingly diverse and the crew was fantastic. i loved the tinted windows and wish all planes had that."
Cons: "both of flights were delayed for over an hour and the plane felt quite outdated and not well cleaned."
Cons: "Too expensive overweighted luggage"
Pros: "The food was great. The aircraft was nice and clean. The stewardesses were efficient and friendly (except for having me delete a photo I took of the interior of the plane!!!). Ground staff were very helpful and reassigned us to an earlier flight because our original flight had a two hour delay."
Pros: "The plane had top of line facilities. great experience."
Cons: "ill mannered children and the parents not caring at all. Passengers need to be more considerate especially tot he Flight crew."
Pros: "Food and service"
Cons: "For business class travel seats are pretty old and uncomfortable as to the other airlines"
Pros: "We landed in Delhi went to Amritsar from then on all 5/6 flights delayed no courtesy from all ground staff or appology ? Went from Amritsar to Delhi & Ahmedabad & back to Delhi all flights were delayed"
Pros: "The food service."
Cons: "Flight was delayed 2.5 hours. I wasn't notified since I had provided an overseas phone number. It's not that expensive to send a text to an international number. They need to privatize this airline"