Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Kochi to the United States
|October||Best time to beat the crowds (3% less expensive on average)|
|January||Most popular time to fly (8% more expensive on average)|
Average price (return flight)
|₹ 95,868||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
Good deal (return flight)
|₹ 925||or less|
Good deal one-way
|₹ 603||or less|
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 20h 00m
The cheapest ticket to the United States from Kochi found in the last 72 hours was ₹ 34,861 one-way, and ₹ 64,501 round-trip. The most popular route is from Kochi to New York John F Kennedy Intl, and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was ₹ 34,861.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Great Crew.. clean, new flight. Everything works."
Pros: "The crew was v good"
Cons: "The seats and boarding staff"
Cons: "Very happy on Doha to ORD"
Pros: "Crew was wonderful. Entertainment very good."
Pros: "Crew was nice, attentive and very helpful"
Cons: "More leg room"
Pros: "Amazing experience. Pinnacle of customer service"
Pros: "crew were amazing."
Cons: "For deboarding they used stairs (not ramps) at their hub in Doha - must be some sort of new innovation to improve fitness. The Wifi onboard was in name only - it was so slow you wouldn't notice it is working or not - i flew Qatar because they claimed to have Wifi- hugely disappointed."
Pros: "The other two seats in my row were not occupied"
Cons: "The excessive and second security checking at Doha"
Pros: "Aircraft was brand new -- very clean and everything worked well. All flights were on time. Crew was excellent -- very courteous and helpful. Overall -- very good."
Pros: "Business class seats were comfortable."
Cons: "No WiFi, Poor list of shows"
Pros: "Food was great , seats were comfortable and crew was very helpful. Entertainment was more than enough."
Cons: "(1) Was about to miss flight because originally my flight booking was from Benazir International Airport Islamabad but t the time of flight I boarded from a different and new airport in Islamabad which had become operational in Islamabad in the last week of April 2018 . My flight was on 10th May 2018 from Islamabad to Doha to Chicago but neither my online booking site ( Kayak ) not Qatar Airways sent any notification that my Boarding was changed from Banzir International Airport to the newer, bigger airport. Consequently , on the day of flight, I went to check in and board from the Bnazir International Airport but upon reaching the airport I was told that the airport was no more in operation. I was surprised to hear that all flights were to be from the newer airport. By the time I rerouted my taxi to the new airport I was already late for my flight but fortunately the flight from Islamabad to Doha, Qatar was delayed and I made it to the boarding time and flew to Doha , Qatar and then to Chicago."
Pros: "Good staff and service"
Cons: "Although the loading Zone was given as Zone 1, boarding was chaotic because the fround crew was incredibly inefficient. The announcement was totally mumbled and badly managed, Why cant the boarding at Cochin be organised like queues for each zone so that the passengers do not crowd in a mad rush near the gate as if the fliht will leave without them. As in Doha have different seating area for different zones and the ground crew should be trained to be firm to allow only passengers with boarding."
Pros: "Hospitality and food."
Cons: "Seats are not comfortable."
Pros: "The Crew The Food"
Cons: "The fact that we (my son and I) had to wait at the airport for over 9hours transiting. right after a 9hr 35miins journey."
Pros: "Everything was great"
Cons: "Everything qas great"
Pros: "It was really good, crew helped a lot me n my baby, it was not difficult to travel alone with my baby"
Pros: "Excellent service from the crew. Flight on time."
Pros: "Cabin crew including the ground staff were awesome in providing best of its class customer service. Food and entertainment onboard was really good."
Pros: "childrens meals and play packages. service was good, and bathrooms were kept clean. The meals were tastey and fresh."
Pros: "Crew welcomes"
Cons: "Bad takeoff and landing"
Cons: "The flight crew had no control over the passengers on this flight! Kids running around when the seat belt sign on, called fro assistance TWICE and no one came to my seat and I held my trash for a whole hour and not ONE person stopped by to get it from me!"
Cons: "Dirty old plane"
Pros: "The flight was on time. The crew was very accommodating. The food is better than some other airlines. The entertainment provided had a lot of choices I had an 8 1/2 hour layover in Doha. They booked me a short stay in a hotel at no extra charge. This included a car and driver to and from the hotel. It was a nice hotel close to the airport."
Cons: "I was sitting in economy. I booked too late to get any type of upgrade for extra legroom. For Economy it was OK, but cramped and hard to get comfortable on a 13+ hour flight."
Pros: "Soft blankets, seats were okay, crew was wonderful."
Cons: "No wifi even though kayak advertised the flight as having it. Bathrooms were full of trash and quite dirty by the end of the flight."
Pros: "On board crew are excellent."
Cons: "Ground staff requires training specifically on communication related to boarding. Travelers were confused as to what zone is boarding at a given time as there were no announcements. Pathetic boarding process."
Cons: "Crew members were not concerned. Service was not proper and on time."
Pros: "Seats are comfortable with sufficient leg space and overall ambience of the cabin."
Cons: "I pre ordered Hindu meal. The meal selection by the airline was same from Karachi-Doha and Doha-Chicago. There was no choice of menu in the meal on such a long flight. Moreover taste of offered food was not satisfactory."
Pros: "Nothing at all"
Pros: "The seats recline far enough tonsleep good Good movie selection Good tv selection although more episodes would be nice"
Cons: "On O-Hare Airport, Qatar Air Line's staff is very rod, I never recommend to anyone. Now if anyone ask from me then i refuse to buy Qatar Aiway ticket then they buy Emirate or other air line tickets"
Pros: "Food was great, good selection of entertaiment and movies, seat comfortable (even for economy class). Very friendly flight attendants. This was my first flight with Qatar and I'm now a big fan"
Pros: "Comfortable seats, clean plane and airport. Only reason for choosing Qatar airways was cheapest fare."
Cons: "Few crew members attitude and services are highly unprofessional. Everything at Doha airport is way more expansive than neighboring international airports. Food quantity and quality in flights is below average. Security at Doha airport are highly unprofessional and have no respect for passengers and their privacy."
Cons: "No WiFi"
Pros: "Amazing airline with excellent crew and ground staff ever willing to help!"
Cons: "The customer service of your company is the worst."
Cons: "No good movies on the flight. The crew hardly interacts. The food sucks and they served sausage to me even though I was a vegetarian and they said they didn't have anything else. The headrest kept falling off ."
Pros: "It was my first time traveling on business class and I had an amazing experience, friendly and helpful crew, they always made sure that I was doing fine and if I needed anything or any help. Healthy options on they food menu and delicious food and beverages. I am looking forward to traveling with Qatar airways again in the future."
Cons: "Would prefer more options on they entertainment menu."
Pros: "Everything was quite nice. The TV screens were working for all the seats! Though I did not give my meal preference earlier, they still accommodated my request. Doha airport is quite nice and modern. Crew was helpful."
Cons: "I wish Quatar had a direct flight between Chicago and Indian cities such as Delhi and Mumbai. I can understand that Doha is their hub, but such a flights would be really good for me as I always want to reduce my layovers. (I noticed that most travelers in my Delhi to Doha and Doha to Chicago flights were Indians, hence my request makes sense.)"
Cons: "Flight to Doha was great! Enthused crew and Ey also kept ensuring bathrooms were clean. On way from Doha to Chicago it was disgusting"
Pros: "Food was good."
Cons: "The seat in front of me was occupied by an adult who kept bouncing and reclining seats. The crew did not respond to call lights. No Wi-Fi on such a long flight."
Cons: "The crew has no control over passengers. Specifically, it is the cabin supervisors responsibility to maintain order on the flight. Everyone before boarding, during boarding and during the flight kept sitting in incorrect seats, no boarding passes checked. Felt like a zoo on the airline. Very disappointed."
Pros: "Leg room. Free booze. Personalized attention"
Cons: "The thought of flying American carriers afterwards"
Pros: "Please see above"
Cons: "Please see above"
Pros: "Good quality aircrafts"
Cons: "There was no non vegetarian meal available."
Cons: "Not much of space in aircraft"
Cons: "Charged me 30 for allegedly overweight suitcase. The they proceed to lose it."
Cons: "Gate change confusion unnecessary"
Cons: "No need for improvement"
Cons: "It was cold and the blankets got collected 45 minutes before arriving. Well, we had to wait 30 more minutes to get to a gate and I was freezing!"
Pros: "first time on Emirates and its just so much better than anything else under all points of view"
Cons: "vegetarian options"
Cons: "So many people were ill near me and the 14 hours of journey was crazy with such curcumstances around you.Those people should not have allowed to board"
Pros: "All good."
Pros: "Almost everything"
Cons: "Not sure you can change anything but it seems as if we had an inordinate amount of crying kids. On a 14 hour flifht, that was hard"
Pros: "Business class was excellent overall."
Cons: "Would like to put my feet up in front of me."
Cons: "Zero opportunity for refund or rescheduling. Response: 'Sorry for your misfortune but no refund is available since you used a third party ."
Pros: "Loved every moment!"
Cons: "Movie selection terrible."
Pros: "Nice airplane"
Cons: "Snub crews"
Pros: "Thanks to the nice lady who gave up an Aisle seat so I could sit next to my daughter."
Cons: "Other people's kids are wiggly and annoying, and there were many! Not a seat empty in the huge plane. PThe staff did as best they could under the circumstances. But 17 hours of crowds are hard to take. Very rough landing, which I wouldn't mention except that I've had several on Emirates lately."
Cons: "Emirates should have contacted me about my missing bag which they didn't contact me yet. Not sure where my bag is as of now"
Pros: "The movie selections, and really nice lighting on board."
Pros: "Good but not great."
Pros: "The AirBus A380 plane is amazing! Really great movie options too - almost too much choice."
Cons: "They randomly chose us to conduct a carryon bag search, which is fine. But they also randomly chose 100 other passengers and there wasn't enough information or staff to do this random check efficiently. Hence, we were more than an hour delayed."
Pros: "Everything was on point."
Cons: "Hard to hear the announcements."
Cons: "Bad experience my mother 73 years old and pre booked wheel chair but not provided in Dubai Air port while transferring time and also misguided us very short distance for walk. she faced lot of trouble to walk ."
Pros: "adequate leg space,to stretch and walk around"
Pros: "Good staff"
Pros: "Same comments as above."
Cons: "Only problem was lots of children running around, screaming, and generally causing commotion. Some Parents did not attempt to calm their children. Might be worth seating families with young children together so they don't disturb older travelers to"
Pros: "Same as above"
Cons: "Same as above"
Pros: "Seat comfort Free booze"
Cons: "The fat guy farting in front of me"
Cons: "I was treated differently, because, I bought my ticket from Kayak and not directly from Emirates."
Pros: "The New York office was good enough to call and get the necessary information from me, Yet, in the end I had to call many times to locate the whereabouts of the missing bag."
Cons: "Emirates did not offer to deliver it to my house."
Pros: "As expected"
Pros: "Getting off the plane after 24 hours of nonstop crying children"
Pros: "Efficient, clean, friendly"
Pros: "Aircraft cleanliness staff everything."
Pros: "Boarding was fast."
Cons: "Internet was bad and slow despite i paid its price.. luggage take so long.. the bar on the 2nd floor can better be accessed with a paid fees and not enclosed for a certain seat level."
Pros: "i will be recommending Emirates to ally my friends which will ever be able to use them"
Pros: "Overall good"
Cons: "No Tamil movies"
Pros: "Easy booking, seat availability, massive music library."
Pros: "I liked how friendly the staff was and that they do not nickle and dime you for everything."
Cons: "The lack of legroom in Economy."
Cons: "When at the Dubai plane got delayed for 3 hours they did not make the announcement and nobody knew what is going on. That main man at the counter did it behaves the way they should. More then 3 hours delay with 500 people have lots of questions. Need to answer with lot of patients. The manger behavior was not appropriate with one lady with the kids."
Pros: "The attendants were great at keeping the cabin clean and were very goo with the kids. Loads of activities and unexpected surprises that really pleased my kids."
Cons: "More regular offerings of drinks."
Pros: "الشكر للاماراتيه على مجهوداتها الكبيره"
Cons: "الطيران الاماراتي ممتاز جدا والخدمات ممتازه جدا جدا تحتاج شي بسيط وهو تقوية الواي فاي فقط طيران جميل جدا"
Pros: "sorry had to cancel due to covid-19"
Cons: "sorry had to cancel due to covid-19 still waiting for refund ??"
Pros: "Staff was efficient and pleasant. The food was excellent and nicely served."
Cons: "The lie flat seats were narrow and not very comfortable."
Cons: "1. The crew from Abu Dhabi to Belgrade was appalling. As we touched down at Belgrade Tesla airport, and were still taxiing, many passengers stood up, opened up the overhead compartments, took out their carry-on bags (some were pretty big hard top) and left it on the aisle. The overhead compartment doors were left open and once or twice the crew at the back murmured them to sit on their seats and strap themselves. But neither did the crew come up to severely reprimand them nor did the passengers seem to care. IT WAS THE MOST SHOCKING EXPERIENCE in my over 25 years of flying. Terrible service on part of Etihad Crew. 2. We'd just an hour's transit in Abu Dhabi airport and there were numerous passengers still trying to disembark from the Kochi-Abu Dhabi flight, pass through security checks, walk quite a distance to the gate and then get on to the bus to board the aircraft. Strangely there was no Etihad personnel helping us to navigate through this absolute chaos. Many people, young and old, were literally running with their bags. Some of us yelled that we'd a short connection and then one of the ground staff tried to make way for us to navigate through the huge queues waiting for security. This process could've been managed infinitely better. Just imagine if there were elderly passengers or little children? 3. Food was terrible. I'm a vegetarian and usually Asian vegetarian is reasonably good. In this case the rice was poorly cooked (grainy), lacked any variety (anybody who's familiar with Asian food can assure you that there're amazingly tasty and healthy vegetarian dishes that can be prepared - if Etihad needs help they're welcome to contact me). I'm surprised by all this. Try Emirates and one can see the quality of the food. 4. We'd to collect our boarding passes at Belgrade airport. We've a carte de legitimation (CDL) residence card for Switzerland but it seemed obvious that the ground staff at Belgrade have no clue what a Swiss CDL looks like. My wife who's a South African national cannot obviously enter Switzerland without a visa but the CDL is a legitimate document and that should have been it. Further we'd been checked in from Kochi to Zurich (and our bags had been checked through to ZRH). It's obvious that Belgrade staff are poorly trained and it caused unnecessary waiting time (nearly 30 minutes) and senior staff had to be summoned to clarify. I'm terribly disappointed with the overall service of Etihad. I'll never fly through Belgrade for sure. It's horrible and the travel desk were not particularly helpful. In fact I'm considering never to fly Etihad again."
Pros: "Lounge in Abu Dhabi was great!"
Pros: "Timing immigration check in is good"
Cons: "Food was not up to the mark. Didn’t get what is promised"
Pros: "Well, it got me from Point A to Point B I guess"
Cons: "You cannot book seats in advance which is fine but one would expect that if you have 3 seats on one reservation, you would at least be seated together - nope 3 window seats all over the plane. Boarding was delayed for no reason. Bags took (no exaggeration) about 1.5 hours to come. And it is a hot mess with no carts"
Pros: "The fact that I was not able to fly due to ethiad trying to make extra money was something I will Never forget"
Cons: "No airline has ever treated me this poorly. I hope this never happens ever again to anyone"
Cons: "No sweets were served in any meals. Not even a chocolate candy."
Pros: "Surprised that they have stopped giving the little toiletry packages"
Cons: "meals could be improved"
Pros: "Staff was efficient and friendly."
Cons: "Just did not care for the meal that had spicy taste and no meat. Did like the chicken and mashed potatoes and green beans."
Pros: "Timing was maintained"
Pros: "Timings r good"
Cons: "Service bad no comfort In the flight means congestion in seats"
Cons: "More protein in food"
Pros: "The staff was outstanding. The plane was older and looked it."
Cons: "The food was just barely edible. The choice of movies was pathetic. If it hadn't been for the staff this would have been an unacceptable experience."
Pros: "Food was excellent! Crew was friendly"
Cons: "Our Chicago to Abu Dhabi flight was delayed by over 6 hours Our Abu Dhabi layover was long, because the airline ended up canceling/delaying the connecting flight"
Pros: "Very courteous and professional crew"
Cons: "Cramed. Bad food. NO CONTROL ON SIZE OF LUGGAGE ALLOWED IN CABIN"
Cons: "Cramed. Bad food. NO CONTROL ON SIZE OF LUGGAGE ALLOWED IN CABIN"
Pros: "Etihad is my first choice for this run."
Cons: "Food was horrible. First of all, we didn't get what we had requested. On top of it, whatever they had provided was substandard. Especially whatever they had given as sandwich."
Pros: "The entertainment options are much appreciated. The crew was cheery and helpful. The meals were tasty."
Cons: "It's a really, really tight fit in Economy. Super hard on the knees and I'm a short person. It was even hard for my 7 year old to get into semi comfortable position to sleep. On the way over from Chicago to Abu Dhabi, the crew walked by with offers of water regularly and even snacks...we really missed this courtesy on the way back from Abu Dhabi to Chicago. Water was only offered during meals and it was hard to flag down an attendant for water."
Cons: "Food could have been spaced out more evenly during the flight. First meal came out like 3 or 4 hours into the flight, second meal came out like 8 or 9 hours after that"
Cons: "Food wasn't great."
Pros: "A wide variety of entertainment available on board"
Cons: "The airline lost my luggage and the claim process is vague. I was told I will be contacted with my claims number at the airport. Thus far I haven't heard anything from the airline. The number given goes straight to voice mail."
Cons: "In the waiting area there was a smoking cabin nearby. It wasn't sealed properly and you could smell the smoke all around the gates. It causes me to cough. It would be nice if the room had 2 doors or else was located down a corridor away from the gates."
Pros: "In flight service and amenities"
Cons: "Long layover"
Cons: "I couldn't sleep on the plane."
Pros: "Overall flight experience was good, but the ground staff need to be more real time responsive and should own responsibility."
Cons: "My baggage is still missing and no one is responding to number presented on the sheet in Chicago, very bad. Please get my baggage to me and be kind to the customers in aftermath of the services."
Pros: "Professional staff, super helpful and accommodating, great with kids. Food is great if you like Mediterranean. Movies, TV, video games, music all free. Neck pillows for everyone on trans-Atlantic flights."
Cons: "New policy (thanks TSA) that prohibits laptops in the cabin. Have to check them and risk getting smashed."
Pros: "Excellent crew."
Cons: "Seat in front reclined too far back Fewer food options despite pre-requested meal."
Cons: "I had to wait more than an hour when I pushed the help light button, even though there was no troubles in the air! Also, I asked for a cup of water couple of times, well over 30 min, and I only got that cup with the meal!"
Pros: "Bad services over all"
Cons: "Lemo services"
Pros: "Services n hospitality"
Cons: "Washroom maintenance can be better."
Pros: "Goo entertainment options"
Cons: "entertainment options shut down too early and when plane is on the ground"
Pros: "Service in the Economy class was a nightmare. The air hostesses do not respond fast, take hours to get a glass of water and sometimes even don't bother to get you what you have asked for."
Cons: "Hair was served in the food and the etihad airlines did not do anything other than offer a mere 10k goodwill miles and said even that they don't do but we're doing me a favor by doing so. I would never travel again on this airline ever."
Pros: "Service was good"
Cons: "Seats are very narrow and uncomfortable. The seat cushion doesn't provide much 'cushion'. Some other competitor airlines have much better seats."
Pros: "On time / shedule ahead departure or arrival."
Cons: "Seating arrangement."
Pros: "Everything except food. But a little more wide seats will be appreciated."
Cons: "Food. Not served according to the menu. Kochi to Abu Dhabi -vegetarian. Abu Dhabi to Chicago __vegetarian no options. -Vegetarian food not tasty.At last before landing in Chicago some non veg."
Cons: "Nothing not to like."
Cons: "They took close to one hour to check us in and give us boarding pass. Once it was delayed, with no time to get things in time for security and boarding we had to rush with two kids. Although there was one checked bag allowed for infant according to the reservations they charged us 100$ for additional bag. Despite them delaying the Check in process they said if I don't pay for the checked bag I will miss my flight. This is becoming more and more of a problem with American Airlines and looks like Etihad cares less for this and they simply told me in Chicago that it was American Airlines issue and not theirs! This is totally frustrating and I will avoid American Airlines connections And future flights with Etihad as well. International travelers watch out for connections with American Airlines."
Cons: "They took a lot of time for check in .. although i made the online check-in"
Pros: "Emigration and customs at Abu Dhabi"
Cons: "Leg room between seats are too small and in flight service was not good"
Cons: "Wheelchair facility should be prompt. we had to wait for an hour to get it.. Also it is not that spacious.."
Pros: "Etihad is an excellent airline. I had never flown them before. You are given everything that you need: pillow, blanket, excellent service and excellent food. The crew is very attentive. The flight was not full so you were allowed to take any seat that was empty so that you could stretch out. The entertainment options were excellent. For those interested, the alcohol was free."
Pros: "Boarding, departure and arrival was on time. Check in staff very helpful."
Cons: "Cleanliness of the flight. Horrible bathrooms."
Cons: "My suggestion that at the time of boarding your staff behavior not good. As well you should supply hot napkin for freshness"
Cons: "Lounge experience"
Cons: "Late late"
Cons: "Fix the tv screens on the seat none If them worked in our section!!"
Pros: "timing was good"
Cons: "Entertainment system did not work at my seat."
Cons: "seats uncomfortable, food below average, bathrooms dirty."
Cons: "My screen did not work even after repeated restarts"
Cons: "Our luggage did not arrive with us. It came 24 hours later."
Cons: "The consoles are not responsive and are often broken. It's hard to use them effectively."
Cons: "Overall experience"
Pros: "The food was really good."
Cons: "The entertainment systems don't function in most of the seats. Also the flight being on time is purely on your luck."
Cons: "The airport staff, their knowledge and treatment towards travelers was pathetic."
Cons: "The airport have no few facilities. Do not come too in advance."
Pros: "Food was good"
Cons: "Seats uncomfortable Entertainment system was not working"
Cons: "1) At the check in I requested to add my frequent flier miles to my account and gave my card as well. Still she could not do that. after that I asked whilr back to NY, nobody could help me. 2) My seat # was different from the one i requested. staff is not courteous. 3) Air hostess first make arrangement for their resting place in Bussiness class seats and eat before serving to the customers. Very poor service"
Cons: "Very good"
Cons: "Poor upkeep of aircraft, Limited entertainment option, bad attitude staff."
Pros: "It is a direct flight to NYC!"
Cons: "The laziness of crew and their attitude. The paucity of snacks and food . The limited entertainment on board."
Pros: "I head 3 seats so very comfortable. No toilet paper in one bathroom.kid"
Pros: "Same as above."
Cons: "Same as above."
Cons: "Entertainment system malfunctions on most seats The touch screen doesn't work The in-flight information is not available. Overall very poor."
Cons: "Air India didn't provide fruit platter as selected during booking. Entertainment systems were broken. Seats had broken hand rest."
Pros: "on time"
Cons: "no leg room food stale and in opened packets. not too many choices entertainment system not working seats old and uncomfortable"
Pros: "More entertainment options like gaming and better selection of Indian movies"
Cons: "Seat covers should be changed, seats and elbow rests are not comfortable for a long flight. Air India flights in India do not follow a prior schedule, flights usually a delayed especially from Ahmedabad (worst airport)"
Cons: "Flight left late to wait for other passengers. . Entertainment services were not working and for a long haul flight is not acceptable.. The flight attendants kept one lavatory locked for their own use. The food was mediocre,. The lavatories were not cleaned. I have been in many other carriers and the flight attendants maintained the lavatories. Flight attendants were not helpful with placing or locating spaces for carry on luggagess. No simple amenities provided like socks , earplugs, or eye cover like other airlines. The seats were falling apart, fabric was torn. I have to give credit to the person who assisted in issuing me a new booking due to a snag with name. However, I was placed in a different line after being issued a boarding pass without further explanation. Every other passenger in the same queue were perplexed like me . Air India badly needs to up their ante. Customer service is poor overall. Seriously makes me wonder how aircraft safety and maintenance is performed."
Pros: "Air India is the best airline ever"
Cons: "I had the worst possible experience flying Air India back from Delhi to NY. I was at the Delhi airport, cleared all the different levels of security and was provided with my boarding pass. After which I went to the gate looking for a seat during which time it was announced that the flight has been delayed by a few hours. I arrived at the gate and there was no more seats left, so I decided to go sit right outside the gate as I did not want to stand for 3 hours especially since I was unwell and was taking antibiotics for my severe cold and sore throat. I sat down on a reclining chair right outside the gate during which time Air India apparently preponed the flight and apparently announced my name on the loud speaker. I say apparently because I do not know if I possibly dosed off fora few minutes or this actually happened. The reason I say this is because after I missed my flight and went to the counter, the representative and even the manager repeatedly told me that the flight was never delayed. When, with a strong voice, I told them that how can they lie about that they apologized and said yes the flight has been delayed. The fact that hey can lie to my face makes me believe that they did not even announce my name. Furthermore, after they announced my name they even had time to unload my baggage from the flight. If they had time to do all of that, they they should have continuously announced my name. I was right outside the gate, I would have heard it! After all this, they refused to put me on the next flight. They said the next one available was in 4 days and would cost me $1,100! I had to run around at 3am in the airport trying to figure out how to get back home while I was sick! They refused to help me in any way. DO NOT FLY AIR INDIA, THEY DO NOT CARE ABOUT THEIR CUSTOMERS!! How can you leave a passenger who has a stamped boarding pass and is sitting right outside the allotted gate! Did they expect me to stand outside the gate for 3 hours at 1am if their were no seats available there!"
Pros: "See above"
Cons: "Terrible.simply terrible.buns,"
Pros: "Legroom Direct flight"
Cons: "Very basic level of service Old airplane with some things not working Slow boarding process Cloth seats Limited food options"
Pros: "Thank GOD my entertainment system was working this time"
Cons: "Lack of customer service to solve any concern Don't come when u need something or help Old seats, mostly non functional Entertainment systems mostly in functional"
Pros: "Everything isok when back delhi to jfk one airhostes bad attitude"
Pros: "Food service was good"
Cons: "But they always seem to run out of something or the other. Also the plugs and seats are always broken"
Pros: "Flight attendants try hard. Service is very good. Ground staff was food as well."
Cons: "Seats are worn and old, although comfortable. Passenger area was not clean. Entertainment system is two generations old. Slow and not enough choices. Food choices and quality of non-Indian food was bad. Wine is only Indian, which is best case a 6 on 10 quality. If the timing of the flight wasn't so convenient and the ticket wasn't cheaper than the competition, I wouldn't fly Air India. For a 25% cheaper fare (at least in Business Class), I can deal with poor quality."
Cons: "Food and broken seats broken food trays Broken charger port broken screens and all"
Pros: "Refurbish Economy seats, they are in bad shape"
Cons: "Smelly bathrooms. Dirty carpets in aisles."
Pros: "service and staff excellent in business class, food and wine very good."
Cons: "old interior, seats worn out, little cushion, and very uncomfortable. i was on a 14 hr flight NY, USA to Delhi, India and back. my back was in extreme pain."
Pros: "Nothing really."
Pros: "Courteous and friendly staff."
Cons: "Seats did not recline properly. Entertainment was not functioning properly. Cleanliness of aircraft esp the toilets was poor. Seat covers had a musty smell."
Pros: "Non stop"
Cons: "Broken seats Stinking bathrooms Spotty carpets Dirty upholstery on the seats Very rude service Dishonest management"
Pros: "It's a direct flight from JFK to DEL. I slept 11 out of 15 hours. They were generous with booze. The whole thing went by relatively painlessly."
Cons: "The audio jack on my seat was broken (actually, it had been ripped out). I made do and watched a movie by turning on subtitles, but it wasn't ideal. The food was just so-so. It was Indian food but not prepared well. I'm Indian and a foodie so perhaps my standards are high, but tasty food is a dime a dozen in Delhi so please, get a new caterer. Also, nobody wants a white bread roll with their Indian meal (perhaps I am mistaken here). Instead, give us yogurt! Both of these are minor problems and I'd like to reiterate how important it is to me that the flight is direct, with no painful break in the middle to deplane and then wait 5-8 hours and then replane."
Cons: "Airplanes are outdated, tvs don't work, seats are broken. Food is below standard and staff is unprofessional and rude."
Cons: "Reducing the second check-in baggage size is horrible. Both bags should be allowed to of size 62 inches."
Cons: "Got the emergency exit row seats and it was very uncomfortable. The seat width is very cramped and no foot rest. Sitting in one position for 14 hours was very difficult."
Cons: "Very uncomfortable back rest, I could feel the iron mesh on my back. There is no cushioning at all."
Pros: "The food was tasty."
Cons: "The seats were obviously cheap, lots of them we cosmetically falling apart. The entertainment system was wonky and difficult to use."
Pros: "Flight attendants very friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Seats worn and out of date, food just okay."
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