We called chatdeal ahead of time to book a child meal for a daughter they said they did it but she was not given a child meal
Try to avoid the delay in boarding
A 13 hour flight must have roomy comfy seats . We were sardines in a can. Many of the passengers were overweight too which made them take more arm space. It was an uncomfortable flight.
Terrible experience when collecting bags, took an hour and a half to get our bags back at the Houston IAH airport. Not sure who's at fault, but not sure if I want to go through that again.
Overall everything was good,very impressed with good food and service from Doha to Atlanta
A quality of airline is determined on how they handle things when something goes wrong. My 1st flight was delayed by 5 hrs and I missed my connection. This was applicable to all connecting passengers on the flight. There was no communication on what was going on. It would have been helpful if somebody made an announcement that they are working on rebooking and asking us to be patient. There was a mad dash at the rebooking counter with almost 200 passengers crowding around 3 booking agents. There was no crowd management. The message I got from them was inconsistent as well. Just a total mess. When things go well, Qatar is a great airline, but when things don't go well... they absolutely suck. I had a 14 hour layover in Doha because of Qatar's fault and they did not provide hotel stay and I was business class passenger who payed top dollar for this shitty service.
They didn’t announce priority boarding at all. Needed to walk up and check at gate
Pros: "Great Crew.. clean, new flight. Everything works."
Pros: "Nothing really, seats were to close to each other and it was a painful flight for 20 hrs"
Cons: "Leg-space between seats specifically when the person in front of you reclines"
Pros: "Easy Boarding, nice crew"
Cons: "More vegetarian food options"
Pros: "The portion for LAX to Doha was fairly comfortable and crew was helpful.. they kept running out of meal options by the time they reached us mid flight .. Doha to Bengaluru portion was less classy— the TV/ remotes etc didn’t work well and overall service not as good .."
Cons: "Flight was cancelled and rebooking dealt with poorly"
Pros: "The crew was very attentive and professional"
Cons: "Food wasn't great"
Pros: "Crew was very attentive & met all my expectations."
Pros: "Crew was very friendly"
Cons: "The aircraft delayed taking off from Doha to Dallas"
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "No alcohol served"
Pros: "professional and courteous staff. Food is even better than a Lufthasa flights"
Pros: "The crew very good and helpful"
Cons: "The crew are well organised"
Cons: "Seat comfort was not very good.. and food was bad"
Cons: "We requested the wheelchair but it wasn’t provided"
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: "Excellent Service and most friendly staff"
Cons: "Nothing was bad. But the food taste can be better"
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: "Flight services"
Cons: "We were supposed to fly on 04/04/18 but our Flight was cancelled due to technical problem"
Pros: "Flight was comfortable. Flat bed in business. Crew as such nothing great."
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: "All would have been good if there was no animal inside a 14hr long flight. Dog allowed to use restroom that passengers uses and it was a BIG dog in a controlled environment for a 14 hour long flight. Hugely disappointed with the pet policy of Qatar airways, especially for all the parents traveling with kids."
Cons: "HUGE DOG INSIDE A 14 HR FLIGHT FROM QATAR TO CHICAGO DISAPPOINTED WITH QATAR AIRWAYS PET POLICY"
Pros: "For the most part the crew were very helpful."
Cons: "Food quality and quantity."
Pros: "Generally courteous in-flight staff"
Cons: "Checking in, they asked for certain number of miles to upgrade. I offered it. Then at the last minute they came and said their system didn't accept American moles. For a daily if their system, they denied service to passenger. This is the second time with them. Last time when another airline missed connection and this time a ticket that I purchased. Doubt if I would, again."
Pros: "They printed all 3 of my boarding passes for my connecting flights when I first checked in, made me worry about less"
Pros: "Entertainment list were great."
Pros: "Excellent service from the crew. Flight on time."
Pros: "I like everything about the flight"
Cons: "Everything was ok"
Pros: "Wonderful airline! Very nice and friendly staff. I will fly with them again."
Pros: "The service and the food were amazing!"
Pros: "I had high hopes flying Qatar Airways for the first time but I suppose they are bound to have the same uncomfortable planes as everyone else now."
Cons: "I was annoyed that I could not put my carry on items in the bin above my seat. I was in front of the bulkhead so there was no other place to store my items except the overhead bin and the flight attendant took the space in my bin for some baby items she thought she might need for another passenger. I had to store my personal items away from my seat."
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."
Pros: "Crew, food."
Cons: "Lack of communication. Flight was two hours late from Boston to Doha. Not once were we told about the length of delay or what we need to do about connecting flights. And toilets were very smelly right from the start as it seemed that itinerary has seeped into the floor over time. And there were only two items as a main course and one of them in very small quantity. I was told that too many veg main courses were loaded by mistake and very few non veg."
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: "flat bed business class seats"
Cons: "flight was delayed by more than four hours. as per the ground staff due to technical hitch but as per the pilot due to run way maintenance in COK. but there were other flights from Emirate, Jet, Ethihad all flying in and out without any issues, so doubt why only runway maintenance for QR.."
Pros: "Amazing airline with excellent crew and ground staff ever willing to help!"
Cons: "Food is not up to the standard. They make announcements that there will be snacks like sandwiches and ice creams, but they don't offer that openly. You have to ask for snacks. Now we, US citizens don't like to ask for food just so you know. The crew should offer. if we don't need the food, we can always say no."
Cons: "No entertainment"
Pros: "Good timing only"
Pros: "The entertainment was great."
Pros: "Good service and flight."
Cons: "Movies are the same since last six months. Business class place to keep the feet is too narrow when its flat bed. No space."
Plane was new, but somehow the seating was cramped and uncomfortable. The earphones were of very cheap variety and kept falling off. The variety of the entertainment was bad. Only a few good movies or shows were available. The check in took a long time even though we were in the priority queue. Boarding was even worse. The agents were very busy talking among themselves and not too bothered about the travelers. I will prefer an indirect flight of another airline like Qatar, or Cathay next time
Make boarding more ordered
No reclining seats? Seriously? Probably the first aircraft I have ever seen in my life where the seats don’t recline.
Very rude crew. Bought a business class ticket but didn’t feel like the class in the entire trip. Will not recommend emirates to anyone!!
The aircraft’s inside decor and business class seats.
First time traveler on vistara - liked everything
Very nice experience with Vistara flight.
The security part at Madras airport was horrible. There was no separate queue for business class, and i almost missed my flight due to the delay in security clearance
Really great service - staff were very respectful and helpful!
It has been an excellent experience travelling with Vistara. Keep it up!!! You will have great times ahead.
Nice clean aircraft’s … generous legroom !
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
No Food, No beverages, only water, and there is no information about this sudden change
Comfort and safety. At least packaged food could be served to Business Class passengers.
Surprisingly pleasant experience despite Covid-19 times. Food was too good!
Please add hot drink options - tea, coffee
Pros: "Comfortable seats and service"
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: "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: "The food and crew on board are good"
Cons: "Jodhpur checkin by Vistara was a disaster. Lack of proper queuing system at the scanner and at the desk."
Pros: "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: "It was my first flight with Vistara. The crew was amazing. They added a personal touch by using my name. Still wondering how they knew that :)"
Cons: "Clear boarding procedures. Instead of 2 boarding groups, it could have been divided into 3-4 boarding groups to avoid congestion."
Cons: "I forgot my pull over in the cabin and the company’s team reached out to me in the next flight to hand me my item back... amazing experience"
Pros: "Super professional and kind crew. Food was good. Overall, a fantastic flight."
Pros: "I like the way this airline handles the customer right from the time of ticket booking till landing at the destination. I find this airline very professional and even better service on domestic sector then some of the world's airline services (Etihad, British Airways for instance)."
Cons: "The only thing i do not like is the website of the airline especially when we try and use it on mobile phone, it does not respond too well. Like trying to register for Club Vistara Membership and other stuff. I had to take help of customer service executive to create my club vistara account as mobile site was not accepting basic information."
Cons: "Staff rude from check in to the cabin staff. No comparison to Mid East air lines."
Pros: "The aircrafts are very nice and much better than Boeings. The decor is also very nice. Vistara is the only domestic airline with premium economy"
Cons: "The upgrade voucher process was very cumbersome, wasted a lot of time. The counter executives did not have a clue about how to use the upgrade voucher"
Pros: "Service was good"
Cons: "Flight was delay that was not good"
Pros: "everything went smoothly.. good service, good food"
Pros: "Was a very good experience. Staff was friendly and organized. Food was good."
Pros: "Free upgrade to first class for no apparent reason"
Pros: "The best airline in India... by far!"
Pros: "Cleanliness timing"
Cons: "Baggage cost for extra luggages."
Pros: "They had a check in/ luggage drop before the AirTran"
Pros: "Wonderful staff and nice, clean airplane. I will use your airlines in the future now."
Pros: "I thought I was taking a budget airline but ended up feeling like I was on a top notch airline. Comfortable seats, good snacks, good services. No complaints and would definitely fly again"
Pros: "Boarding and crew were great."
Cons: "Food can be improved."
Pros: "Friendly staff, organized boarding, in flight crew helpful in finding seats"
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."
Aircraft used fir this route was pretty old. Seats 💺 were hard & difficult to reclaim although it was flat bed
Cons: "Need better training."
Pros: "The food was really good. Had the chicken sausage with pasta and mushroom."
Cons: "After travelling from the Maldives and our final flight home from Melbourne to Brisbane, several people had their luggage sopping wet due to rain at Melbourne. Everything inside the luggage was wet. Qantas Customer Service was not empathetic. They said it was only water and bad luck."
Pros: "In row 27 window seat. Had a great view of the Maldives."
Cons: "The entertainment."
Pros: "Crews were nice"
Cons: "Better movies and free internet in flight"
Pros: "Decent crew and food. Fairly punctual."
Cons: "Check in was so slow. Slowest check in I’ve known."
Pros: "Excellent flight apart from the delay!"
Cons: "Leave on time!"
Pros: "Had more room than on BA flight to London"
Cons: "Poor selection of entertainment. Some features, such as the flight tracker, didn’t work"
Pros: "Short flight"
Cons: "Coffee wasnt an option! The staff looked tired and bored."
Pros: "Very friendly and attentive crew. Good entertainment options."
Cons: "Business class seat is OK, not great - fine for 3.5 hour flight"
Pros: "The staff was very helpings ."
Cons: "The way they are Waigh the luggage was like weighing gold."
Pros: "Behavior of crew and food. The service was excellent. The flight was clean."
Pros: "Check in process was smooth, crew amazing, food excellent and in flight entertainment exciting."
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."
Pros: "I have found Sri Lankan staff to be most friendly and accommodative."
Pros: "Food , cleaning,"
Cons: "Connectivity as we have to wait 7!hours @ Colombo airport"
Pros: "Crew was very nice"
Cons: "Food was with a lot of chilli and very spicy"
Cons: "We really appreciate your prompt response.Your customer service guidance is supportive for us."
Pros: "All went well"
Cons: "Flight started on time, landed earlier, nice crew and good food good food."
Cons: "The connecting flight (at Colombo) was delayed for more than 5 hrs and there was no communication of whatsoever. There were barely any Srilankan airline personnel at the terminal/information desk to help assist or inform passengers. No acknowledgement of the discomfort caused to passengers."
Pros: "Great service by crew members Had good number of meals and beverages"
Pros: "This is the way it used to be in travel! Thanks Sri Lanka!"
Cons: "No headphones on flight from Columbo to Gan Island"
Pros: "On time, efficient, served a light breakfast"
Cons: "Would have looooved a coffee :P"
Pros: "Awsome service and on time flights"
Pros: "Kayak services very good"
Cons: "Kayak services very good"
Cons: "very bad meal.Offered beef.rest of the menu was finished by the time they reached my seat.insisted on taking beef which I had never eaten. very sad and disappointing."
Cons: "Friendly and professional staff. Boarding process was smooth. Did not expect any refreshments for a 1 hour flight. What was given was not that good."
Pros: "Business class on A330. Service excellent."
Cons: "Crowd control at gate kind of chaotic. Colombo Airport rather disorganized."
Pros: "Super friendly and professional crew, clean airplane and great entertainment."
Cons: "The boarding in Colombo was typical for a lot of these airports I guess but I hate it. Go outside, cram in a bus, drive to the airplane and everyone fights to get in at once. Talking about an Airbus 330-300. Took an eternity to load"
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: "the vegetarian food on the second flight Colombo to Bangkok was really nice, good taste, comforting."
Cons: "only two toilets, long queue"
Pros: "So good"
Cons: "Everything ran smoothly"
Cons: "SriLankan Airport and cabin attendant behave was very poor."
Pros: "Very polite and courteous Service Attitude by crew although it was a short flight."
Pros: "Colombo to Male & vice versa by Sri Lankan airlines has been very disappointing to be polite with regard to disgusting food served by them in small cardboard box with no choices whatsoever unlike a standard career nor what they practiced in the past by serving real food chics, not even a cup of tea or copy. Disgracely shocking practice by a national career & not by any means budget airline. Previously Mihiri Air served even better choice of food & drink at moderate prices but price of ticket was at least 50% cheaper. SL Govt with SLA With no regard for passenger comfort nor giving them a reasonabl deal on his sector should be condemned & boycotted. As a regular traveler I will look at Emirates as a better airlines despite with a different time slots still would be cheaper & value FO money. Wake up Sri Lankan Airlines from your slumber"
Cons: "Food of course"
Pros: "The staff were nice."
Cons: "Everything except the staff"
Pros: "New aircraft from Cok - Colombo. Colombo-Doha was also good flight. Check-in and lounge at both Cok and Colombo were good"
Cons: "Colombo - Doha flight service was not good. Delay in serving food and drinks. Food menu need to update once in three months at least. Since last six months or more it is the same food menu. Same thing with the entertainment, movies need to be updated once in six months."
Pros: "The methodology for offering the meal is appreciable and the menu was delicious with good quality."
Cons: "I regret to state that there was no proper functioning of air conditioners at Colombo airport and during the taxi at the bus from Plane."
Cons: "Everything was pathetic. Delay in both the flights. No provision for lounge access. Will never fly srilankan again."
Pros: "The staff, the entertainment, the food!!!!"
Pros: "The food, the entertainment system and the seat"
Pros: "Food was good, entertainment system also, and in economy class the seat was finally not that small."
Cons: "A small delay at departure du to late arrival of the plane."
Pros: "The seats were made of stone which make the flight uncomfortable rest was quite good"
Cons: "Replace seats"
Pros: "Lovely crew"
Cons: "Too short a flight!"
Pros: "Online check in system kept hanging, was worse than useless, I had to mske an international call to reserve my seat. Same issue with customer satisfation survey sent by airline..the links to the system continually hung and did not respond. I would never recommend thus airline until they solve this problem."
Cons: "Online check in system kept hanging, was worse than useless, I had to mske an international call to reserve my seat. Same issue with customer satisfation survey sent by airline..the links to the system continually hung and did not respond. I would never recommend thus airline until they solve this problem."
Cons: "The boarding process is terribly disorganized. And they were over an hour late boarding and taking off. Which resulted in me missing my connection in Frankfurt. They put us on later flights which added another 5 hours to my already lengthy travel!!!"
Full busy flight. Staff excellent fully attentive. Even spoke to the pilots!😂
I was excited to fly Gulf Air as it was a new addition to Manchester. Unlike the airport they did not disappoint . Very attentive crew on 3 of 4 flights. Onboard not as nice as say BA 787 in my experience but okay. Staff were great and friendly . Only complaint was outbound from Bahrain. Plane half empty 😀 Staff AWOL most of time, Food edible (mostly) Definitely better than BA and American. In all a good experience. Good low prices considering post covid Excellent baggage allowance . I have booked again with them but NOT booked through last-minute.com despite return trip going to plan I will NEVER use LM con and advise you to avoid them even if they offer low prices I have reported them to Kayak Thousands of passengers can not be wrong about LM con
Not on time 1:30 minutes delay
Lost my luggage I’m very disappointed
I didn’t have vegetarian food provided , omelet would have sausage in it be cautious
Few people on the plane - Was great! The plane was late to board and over an hour late to arrive. They said it was airport control. How can these things not be booked it advance? Very frustrating!
all good. crew wasnt attentive to the announcements they were making about the flight. made several mistakes at several tines while announcing destination, arrival time. first officer made this mistake too.
Pros: "Good evening, this is Sarah Al-Makhlouf. I booked a ticket from your website, but it happened to me a great deal. My ticket was from Riyadh to Bahrain, but when I went to the airport, I could not get on the plane, and the reason was that the flight was going to Dubai, not to Bahrain. Is there any solution to this issue, And where is my money? I will send you the ticket in the e-mail, and at the airport they said that it is not strange on your site that the traveler falls into this problem, how can you sell tickets to a particular destination without making sure, who bears the responsibility now?"
Cons: "Good evening, this is Sarah Al-Makhlouf. I booked a ticket from your website, but it happened to me a great deal. My ticket was from Riyadh to Bahrain, but when I went to the airport, I could not get on the plane, and the reason was that the flight was going to Dubai, not to Bahrain. Is there any solution to this issue, And where is my money? I will send you the ticket in the e-mail, and at the airport they said that it is not strange on your site that the traveler falls into this problem, how can you sell tickets to a particular destination without making sure, who bears the responsibility now?"
Cons: "Veg Biryani instead of pasta plz"
Pros: "The crew were really nice"
Cons: "Entertainment is very limited."
Pros: "One of the crew members was very happy and chirpy with all passengers. She was chatting and making sure everyone's needs were met and comfortable."
Cons: "Entertainment. Hollywood movies weren't working."
Pros: "Business class was really enjoyable with a flat bed. Food was delicious and served with a smile. Crew was helpful and easy to talk to."
Cons: "Entertainment and selection of movies could be improved. The Hollywood movies did not work, others did."
Cons: "Not lied to me about my extra being payed from Bahrain to Kenya because it was only payed to Dubai which is now causing me a lot of stress my flight from Dubai to Nairobi was cancelled while i was there without my knowledge"
Pros: "Crew was good"
Cons: "As always the seats were tight."
Pros: "The airplane was clean an good and the crew was nice"
Cons: "The food could be better."
Pros: "Friendly and helpful flight crew Good food Free movies to warch"
Pros: "Food about average."
Cons: "First plane was late boarding and flying. No time made up, so second flight was also late. We lost our hotel reservation because they heard flight was late."
Pros: "Food was pretty good"
Cons: "The aircraft left an hr late with passengers waiting on board ..no alcohol on the flight which to be fair I knew was their policy..Then they couldnt get the doors open at the destination Airport leaving us onboard for 45 minuutes at the gate..I also found the cabin unbearably hot with no individual air con controls..the crew were also nowhere to be seen most of the flight so had to get up frequently for water and inconveniencing the passenger next to me"
Pros: "Nothing its was fast and no entertainment in board"
Cons: "Small seat"
Cons: "Bahrain airport"
Pros: "The flight was on time and everyone from the ground crew to cabin crew were making sure to secure an on time performance. Checking in and boarding was swift. The flight was short and sweet. De-boarding was quick and taken back to the terminal in a bus."
Cons: "The cabin crew looked sad. Not a single one of them had a smile on their face. There was no welcome when I got on the aircraft, I was not woken up for food and was not asked later if I wanted something to eat."
Cons: "Was not a fan of the breakfast offered."
Pros: "Excellent new Dreamliner. Seat very comfortable"
Cons: "Extremely poor movie/TV choices Crew didn't smile much!"
Cons: "Late arrival of the plane. Seat not comfort, basic serviceS"
Pros: "Boarding was easy and no delay in departure"
Cons: "The video sound wasn’t working in the return flight from Beirut to Bahrain"
Pros: "The crew are amazing and very needful if asked"
Cons: "The chairs are old and not comfortable at all. The entertainment system does not work well (Sound) and not clear. The head phones are old and the crew collect them way before landing"
Cons: "onboard entertainment is very limited"
Pros: "New plane. Quiet flight. Good service."
Cons: "Boarding was too long and a bit chaotic"
Pros: "The price was excellent, the (A330) plane was in good clean condition, they provided with blankets, pillows and headphones. The food was better than most airlines I have travelled on and the entertainment was okay but not as good I would have wanted. Overall, I would say 4 stars all round."
Cons: "Entertainment could have had more on offer, the plane was generally cold, an on-board wifi on their major (A330) planes would have been helpful and upgrades to their short haul planes would be good too."
Cons: "Too much money taken by the airline even though I had bought insurance"
Pros: "Ease of checking, smooth landing, Gold frequent flyer card special preference"
Cons: "The old aircraft which is almost reached its limits"
Cons: "Their price and services"
Pros: "Subcontinent flights are substandard.. Crew are indifferent.. Taking this flight only because it is direct non stop"
Cons: "Subcontinent flights are substandard.. Crew are indifferent.. Taking this flight only because it is direct non stop"
Pros: "Boarding was fine...check in was great....no line and very quick even though they were training a new person"
Cons: "food was only curry and not very good... Movie selection was poor."
Cons: "While we waited in line (Group 2), we were bypassed several times by members of higher Groups, Problem with gate staff in London."
Pros: "The food was great the flight crew was attentive"
Cons: "My seats on both flights did not work and I flew buisiness class and expected to be comfortable which I wasn't . On arrival to Kuwait we waited 45 minutes for our bags which were labeled priority."
Pros: "Food and the crew"
Cons: "The air sucks in the flight"
Cons: "The crew wasnot welcoming and helpful"
Pros: "The air hostess"
Cons: "The delay"
Pros: "I tried many websites to book but my favorite is always kayak as its fast and easy and so fixable"
Pros: "Good film selection, great beverage options."
Cons: "The sandwiches were pitiful. Not enough chicken salad for the bread and egg salad sandwiches for the children was a poor choice."
Pros: "Great staff and service. Non-pretentious unlike other tegional carriers!"
Cons: "Crew Food Quality And finally the flight cancelled"
Pros: "Being able to watch new releases. The food was good."
Cons: "Times we ate took too long. We were on a 10+ hour flights and it would've been better if we ate more. No leg room in your Isle, you must become a stick and not move, become one with the plane. In Bahrain they force us to cancel our flight and charged us extra 600+ USD to move the flight to the next day. Even though I paid for insurance, then I had to pay an extra 20BD for my wife to leave the island, and it took 2 hours to tell us we owe 20BD... Bahrain is a place I would not like to return."
Cons: "Crew was loud not professional."
The person who was in the check in counter kochi , I think her name was Jisa Mathew was very helpful and made our travel fantastic. The person like her must be in the front raw for welcoming the guests and shows the hospitality of a nation. I wish her all the success .
Beware of connecting flights as Etihad planes can arrive late, we had originally a 1.5 hour connection but on arrival 45 minute connection left which was still doable. They bumped us off the flight even though enough time to transfer. Transfer desk was unhelpful. Wanted to rebook us for 24 hours later, wasting our accommodation booking in the final destination. Finally after much stress and arguments they put us on a code share flight which needed a connection in another country and arrived 4 hours later. Not great experience.
I guess because it was a short distance we get into small unit but the seats were very uncomfortable, but an overall experience I will say that with make it some improvement to the seats and give them a little more of space it will make a difference
Horrible immigration experience at ABU DHABI. A lot of mismanagement.
Please keep the flight schedule. I missed connection flight due to delayed Abudhabi to JFK flight. I will reach home late by 15 hours. For outbound journey also, I got stuck at Abudhabi for about 8 hours on 13-14th November night. Very Bad experience!
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."
Cons: "Checking was slow at IAD and flight got delayed in Abu Dhabi and there was not good communication on delay."
Pros: "Timing immigration check in is good"
Cons: "Food was not up to the mark. Didn’t get what is promised"
Pros: "Flight was on time and arrived a bit early. Seat was comfortable."
Cons: "Check-in process could be better. I was in the baggage drop off line which was much shorter line yet it took a long time to get to the agent. Need more agents at the counter. Boarding could be more structured and efficient. Boarding by zone was not followed. Food was mediocre."
Pros: "On time, confortable flight. Love the A330 seat arrangement."
Cons: "Boarding a bit chaotic at Abu Dhabi airport and there was no electronic display indication at the gate that it was the flight to Beirut."
Cons: "It’s an old flight with improper seats and seating arrangements ..flight has dull ambience.the food menu most of items were same as of my losangles abudhabi flight .."
Cons: "meals could be improved"
Pros: "Timing was maintained"
Cons: "I checked in at Hyderabad and the check in staff were more than unprofessional. First they said my carry on bag and laptop bag should be no more than 7 kgs which was wrong. Later when I asked them to show the baggage restrictions, they went back saying it's okay. I had only 1 check in bag and it weight 1 kg more. I thought they would allow it since I had only 1 check in bag but they made me take out that extra kg and check in my carry on as second bag. Finally I asked for an aisle seat and they said the flight was full. But when I boarded the IAD flight I was rather surprised to see quite a few aisle and window seats. So rather than being a great experience, I would say it was a mediocre one because of the Hyderabad staff."
Pros: "I didnt have to catch a bus to board like how we did at Abu Dhabi"
Cons: "The boarding was done the most confusing way. Back to front when there were zones on each boarding pass"
Cons: "More protein in food"
Cons: "Never goingvto book flight with eithad again. Very bad customer service at the boarding. Very rude, very bad attitude, very unprofessional. They have given very hard time while boarding at dfw airport. Never going to go with this airlines again."
Pros: "Ample storage available in window seat. Window seat for solo business traveler is nice; private."
Cons: "Boarding very inefficient- rushed out of Premium Lounge to go to the pre-screening for return to US - finished and at the gate sent back to a nearby lounge with just enough time to sit down for a few minutes."
Pros: "Hard working crew. Kept the restrooms clean and very polite."
Cons: "Food was horrible and stale. Delayed flight due to baggage loading issue."
Pros: "nothing to like about. sorry i wont be taking etihad airways."
Cons: "poorest customer service. my family members, friends and myself wont be taking etihad flight."
Pros: "The service Chairs Entertaining screen Crew Food In my flight from cai to AUH EY 654 4AUG There's cabin crew guy I didn'tremmeber his name ,, he's really awesome and quite and polite and really want appriciate him He toke care of me because I was sick and he made everything for me to. Be comfort Thnx Etihad"
Cons: "Cramed. Bad food. NO CONTROL ON SIZE OF LUGGAGE ALLOWED IN CABIN"
Pros: "Etihad is my first choice for this run."
Pros: "Love, love the legroom in Economy. Much appreciated."
Cons: "Very comfortable. No complaints."
Pros: "Customer service"
Cons: "No complaints."
Cons: "Awful crew it was. They were non co operative to us."
Pros: "The crew were good and accommodating, this was the only positive."
Cons: "the Food is the worst ever, i had better experience on an economy class with a budget airliner. on the 4 sectors i had with Etihad, it was breakfast menu no matter what time it was and it was the same choices which had to do with a form of eggs. i opted not to be served. the plane is old, seat is not functioning well, entertainment screen was not touch and had to be operated with the remote which was not working. really it was a huge disappointment. may be Etihad reserve their good stuff for the European and American sectors. I will never fly Etihad business unless I have no choice."
Pros: "Everything was good."
Cons: "Flight got delayed without notice"
Pros: "Comfortable flight with smooth transit."
Pros: "Super short, but crowded flight."
Pros: "Food was alright, and they got my special requirement wrong at first, but then linda fixed it. The flight going to India was much better. Excellent airline thou."
Pros: "Staff in airport was very helpful. Lounge was nice."
Cons: "I did get to airport a little early and found Etihad staff did not arrive until 6pm. Might be nice to have a person or two available for early arrivers like myself."
Pros: "The staff were great. Comfortable."
Cons: "Not much."
Pros: "Everything except food. But a little more wide seats will be appreciated."
Cons: "Every thing great"
Cons: "Nothing not to like."
Cons: "Cabin luggage with sensitive/delicate items were forced to be checked in for 2nd leg of the journey. Cabin luggage upon retrieval at destination was scratched/dirty and one glass item inside was broken. Recommend Etihad provides complimentary luggage wrapping to prevent such issues. Additionally, crew was unable to manage noisy kids, and a request for ear plugs was ignored. Recommend Etihad provide affected travelers with ear plugs to manage the noise, and that the crew undergo training to better manage problematic parents w/kids."
Cons: "They took a lot of time for check in .. although i made the online check-in"
Pros: "It got me from my home country to my destination."
Cons: "The movie selection was just mediocre...other airlines have much better (wider selection) & newer films. Also the flight attendants never woke me up for my 2nd meal, even though I very clearly used the sleep-mask provided that said "wake me up for meals" written in all over the front. I don't understand why this system was set in place if your cabin crew aren't going to use it...? Also did not like the mango custard -- was a bit weird. I'd recommend just plane/vanilla custard -- these flavors are much more widely appreciated by everyone. Mango is too quaint, even for those requesting hindu-vegetarian meals."
Pros: "Etihad airways is amazing! The business class is top notch, the flight attendants were wonderful and provided amazing service without even being asked. I would recommend this airline to everyone."
Cons: "5 hours of delay , change in gate ."
Cons: "The boarding and check in crew are terrible. They don't inform or check luggage policies during check-in and force you just before boarding to pay extra money for unknowing people. This was completely frustrating and terrible experience. If only the crew were knowledgeable and friendly. Customer service is really bad."
Pros: "I had a stress free flight everything was handled right on time, made for a good vacation. Everyone was very helpful. I would recommend Etihad."
Pros: "I thought that the crew working the flight from Abu Dhabi to Doha, was especially efficient, There is so little time to do all the things that they have to do, They however seem to do it well, and at the same time make it look easy."
Cons: "I do not like having to take a bus to and fro the terminal in Abu Dhabi. Especially when the connections are short."
Pros: "One of the best experiences I have had. The plane was well appointed with large restrooms. The crew was very attentive and the flight was very smooth."
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."