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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "All are professional."
Pros: "The service vayama were trying to charge fees way over the normal fees for any adjustments"
Cons: "If they could of tried to be helpful when trying ro change dates"
Pros: "The service was quick and friendly."
Cons: "Maybe a great selection of in flight movies would be nice. (For longer flights)."
Pros: "Crew and seats were good"
Cons: "Ordered vegan meal was terrible, hard to eat. Had to go with the regular meal instead to eat something, which was okay, but also not great."
Cons: "They should really Consider adding more movie options, in English without having to read subtitles. I had a 13 1/2 hour flight and an 18 hour flight. The movie options were awful and made for our own not so entertaining flight."
Cons: "More frequent stops for water or drinks or at least larger cups. ."
Pros: "Boarding is quite fast."
Cons: "Food could have been better, customer service could be improve, a simple smile upon serving and speaking could go much better. Perhaps I came from experience from Singapore airlines and emirates airlines."
Pros: "Great service and a very friendly crew."
Cons: "The food was ok, average and nothing special."
Pros: "Very efficient crew. Good food. Good movies."
Cons: "More room around seat."
Pros: "The flight was comfortable and service was good"
Cons: "In flight entertainment movies were limited"
Pros: "Crew, Food, Boarding, Entertainment."
Cons: "My husband and I sat in row 30 (center & aisle). I sat in the center. As soon as the plane took off, we all heard a dog bark nonstop. The lady directly in front of me had brought a dog!! We felt terrible for the person to the lady's left and right. And then in the middle of the flight her dog pooped all over the floor! And the poor Stewardess' (they were SO wonderful) had to clean up the mess. Then the lady had to clean up more pee and poop and left all that mess right in front of my feet and handbag (which I put under the seat)! I had to hold onto my handbag and shoes the entire trip bc it was touching the pile of dirty paper towels! I couldn't eat the meal due to the gross situation, and I was very upset about this situation all bc of this one lady who had no regard for the ppl around her and behind her! I don't know what your policies are concerning bringing a dog on a plane, but it ruined my flight. I love Korean Air, and love the service and the stewardess' professionalism and attentiveness, but this has made me think twice about flying anywhere on Korean Air!"
Pros: "Same as above."
Pros: "Your flight always delay. Suck!!"
Pros: "I like the Korean bibimbap food in the movie selection was good for the Korean and Asian movies although there were just a few"
Cons: "People did not follow the boarding orders everybody just lined up all at one time and the crew let them on board even though they weren't supposed to go on so even though I was supposed to board first I could board last. I didn't really like the selection for the Japanese and Korean m music with no CJ pop and Kpop like more traditional Japanese music like Koto and more traditional Korean music"
Pros: "flight crew service and timeliness of the flight, email update on flight status"
Cons: "baggage claim was very slow took about 45mins to receive bags after arrival to JFK"
Pros: "Great Service, friendly staff, clean planes."
Cons: "Larger seats"
Pros: "Nothing our tickets had to be cancelled"
Cons: "Our flight was scheduled with Korean air. We attempted to check in multiple times with issues on the Korean air website. we called and they told us not to worry. Finally, approximately 12 hours before departure we wwere able to check in Only to find out due to the expiration date of our passport we would not be an allowed to check in. We scrambled to get an emergency passport, however by the time it was received we had already missed our flight. Korean air is not willing to aknowledge this as a fault in their system and is instead suggesting this is a kayak issue for allowing us to purchase these flights. I would like the total flight cost refunded as this should never have been allowed to be purchased if Korean air knew at the time of purchase when checking in there would be an issue."
Cons: "Rude flight attendant! She opened the food tray on my lap and instead of informing me to put my seat upright, she did it for me as though I was a child."
Cons: "Delayed for 2 hours. Otherwise staff and service was good"
Pros: "The staff"
Cons: "Business would be better"
Pros: "Short layover, good food"
Pros: "Clean airplane and ver polite crew."
Cons: "Was not allowed to get a seat assigned online. Only at airport checking when most decent seats were taken. Also could not choose the food online. Online site poor. Wasted a lot of time and still could not get seat and food preference."
Pros: "Nothing at all"
Cons: "Kayak used a sub company to reserve flights. My husband was involved in a collision at sea and was not able to make the flight due to military deployment status. I tried continuously to contact the sub company to request a waiver or hold on the flight. The number provided kept me on a hold . There were no answers to phone calls from information provided on receipt. Emails only stated the fees that would be imposed for any action I conducted. I will never use kayak again."
Pros: "Crew helpful"
Cons: "Food tasteless"
Cons: "Crew members scrambled to prepare for live demo of inflight saftey as video stoped. Crew member did not give clear demonstration of saftey. Such as seat belt buckle faced her, and life jacket was inside out."
Pros: "-KE accommodated an unexpected date change very professionally -plane was clean and crew courteous"
Cons: "- food portions were very small -no between meal snacks -economy seat pitch was decent, but seats were hard -music selection was poor/unimaginative"
Pros: "food selection & crew courtesy"
Pros: "I'm just about 6ft and really do appreciate the plentiful legroom on business class."
Pros: "Service, food, entertainment"
Cons: "Can't choose my own seats"
Pros: "for the flight from Seoul to Singapore, the flight was superb. In-flight services was perfect. food was excellent and the air stewards and stewardess were all very helpful and full of smiles."
Cons: "Check In process at Seoul Counter. the check-in was stressful. the ground staffs insist on using Check-in Kiosks provided even when it was not working as it should be. Ended up being bounced from one staff to another."
Cons: "Good customer service"
Pros: "Didn't have any problems and the attendants were always helpful. Nice big screens to watch movies."
Cons: "One attendant, a Korean guy, was a bit strange. Told him I lived in Korea and didn't need the arrival card, but he insisted I take it. Ooooooookkkkkkkk...???"
Pros: "Aircraft is well kept and clean. Crew members are attentive and alert.check in process was fast and efficient."
Cons: "Charging of excess baggage on second piece of luggage checkedin. Amount is too steep. Selection of movies could be expanded esp the korean selection since its korean air? Current selection of korean movies was only 5!"
Pros: "Great service, kind service, food was better than expected, and they allowed you to stand in the back to stretch your legs. This was helpful for the 13 hour flight to not be trapped sitting!"
Pros: "The crew was very attentive and so pleasant."
Pros: "Service, people, space, entertainment"
Cons: "I'm vegetarian so there were no vegetarian options"
Pros: "Big airbus 380 is amazing fly non-stop over 15 hours across the ocean. Really nice airplane. Air attendants are all looking good and friendly. Ice cream was really good."
Cons: "No chicken meals left for me a bit disappointing. I've never had such a problem. Maybe next time have to make an order when booking ticket. Staffs fixed me a fish plate instead. My husband and I couldn't sleep tight at all. No room to straight our legs, especially his long legs."
Pros: "the food"
Cons: "i wish you could have more options on TV comedy :) more episodes of the big bang theory and/or friends :)"
Pros: "the stewardess were nice food could have been a little bit better, but it was a snackish lunch anyways, so no complaints media on board were a good selection was almost late for boarding due to long lines and transportation, so the crew was super nice and let me rush in. did avoid the traffic getting in, which was nice"
Cons: "major turbulence right before landing, made the airplane shake and dip like a roller coaster. i usually am okay with turbulence, but the winds were strong that day"
Pros: "After requesting a special meal, the flight attendants made absolutely sure of my identity before passing the meal to me (which was GREAT!). Having the pillow, blanket and headphones ready in place when boarding was considerate of Korean Air. Of course, no matter what, having to ask people to accommodate the requests to use the lavatory got old really fast (I had a window seat) but it's what had to happen. Overall, for such a long flight, the airline is a pleasant one with which to fly."
Pros: "The time is not delayed"
Pros: "The service and the entertainment"
Pros: "Cleanliness of the restroom and hospitality"
Pros: "The take off and landing. Pilots are very good."
Cons: "The restroom lacks basic tissue and paper cups."
Pros: "Services, and the large comfortable plane."
Cons: "Long flight"
Pros: "So very accommodating and friendly. The standard for customer service."
Cons: "since it is the overnight flight, everyone was so tired but still serve food....... for the poeple who was sleeping, the smell was unpleasant."
Pros: "My flight departure at 1835 on 19 January 2016,I have arrival at Korea Icheon airport 2 hour before departure. I was so surprise that they was a very long queue at the check in counter with all Korea air. The check in was so slow till have to Waite for about 1 and half hours.after getting my boarding pass and I have only 20 min to do my immigration and customer clearance. And 5 min run to the boarding gate. Korea air should let us know if the check in was so slow and advise us to arrival at the airport 3 hours before departure."
Pros: "New aircraft"
Cons: "The willingness to provide a better quality service by the entire cabin crew and improved food quality."
Cons: "Rather long wait at business check-in, friendliness there ok, on board service slow with the champagne, old aircraft with old configuration of seats, nothing really bad, but it's not like this that you win an airline of the year award!"
Cons: "Having boarded at SYD, during the Canberra stop, we were all required to disembarked. It was a loaded flight so the process was slow"
Pros: "The crew was really nice. The plane was clean and comfortable."
Pros: "Amazing services and foods"
Cons: "The business class seat was great"
Pros: "Great foods and services"
Cons: "The plane needs upgrade business class seats"
Cons: "Nothing comment."
Pros: "The crew Were exceptional ."
Cons: "If The seat recline could go down a bit more innpremium economy, that would be perfect"
Pros: "I like all"
Pros: "Everything. New plane amazing food on a two hour flight Great new entertainment system on the seat back."
Cons: "A little more leg room."
Pros: "Despite being a very late flight at 11 pm, the crew was courteous but not over the top, when all the passengers wanted to catch some sleep"
Cons: "Lufthansa's short haul slim line seats become uncomfortable after 1.5 hours"
Cons: "Flight way too cold"
Cons: "Satisfied service friendly staff overall satisfied."
Pros: "Food was good"
Cons: "Boarding was just ok, but departure delayed by half hour. Seats were really poor. Zero comfort.. felt like sitting on a cramped park bench. Entertainment system is ancient. Can't see and can't listen properly. Didn't expect this type of horrible aircraft from Singapore Airlines!"
Cons: "Very tight space"
Pros: "Service was excellent, always with a smile."
Pros: "Being one of the best airlines in the world, you can really go wrong with these guys. Always a good experience."
Cons: "As always, economy class is getting tighter. But economy here is still better than the western airlines."
Pros: "Seats are big as old plane"
Cons: "Very old plane, entertainment system therefore very old too. Service was slow, 2 hours after start till they serve dinner, another 1 hour to clear. No special boarding for staralliance gold members"
Pros: "Singapore Airlines delivers as always. Friendly crew and clean and well maintained aircraft."
Pros: "Space in economy seat was good. Huge selection of movies. Food was tasty. On flights to Frankfurt, Singapore Airlines may want to keep more sparkling water in stock, as Europeans prefer this to still water."
Cons: "There was a smell in the plane when I first arrived like vomit. It may have been the cleaning supplies."
Pros: "Great service and very very comfy"
Pros: "SIA service and food is always good. The flight went by quickly which is good."
Cons: "The entertainment system for the 777 did not have a touchscreen which I have been accustomed to on other SIA flights, but the main issue was the brightest setting for the screen was very dim. I think the screen is just old and not as bright as before."
Cons: "Food was terrible , crew were rude, there were delays due to airline problems at both ends of the flight, there was a complete lack of communication about the problems and how long the delays were going to be. Handling of missed connections was abysmal... Overall extremely disappointing."
Pros: "Top notch service. Very comfortable in business class. Very attentive. Would definitely fly with them again."
Cons: "No entertaining at all, only old movies. The seats are very tight. There was a guy snoring during the flight keeping everybody awake. The breakfast was mediocre, just a a bun with fruit"
Pros: "Singapore has always been my preferred airline because they give excellent service, excellent food and the crew are very polite. aircraft new and comfortable, I finally had a flatbed"
Cons: "the call button did not work the tray table was almost impossible to pull in and out (BC)"
Cons: "Delayed 2 hours behind schedule"
Pros: "Excellent service and attitude from ALL crew! Roomy premier economy!"
Pros: "We love Singapore Airlines, seriously it's not hard, you just have staff that care, clean comfortable air craft, good inflight entertainment. Are you listening American and British Airways?"
Cons: "Please move this service to DFW and displace the rubbish transatlantic service that is there"
Pros: "Frequent serving of drinks, huge selection of latest films on large screen, comfortable ride"
Pros: "The crew on this flight we amazing had a great flight Thank You"
Pros: "The food is very good in economy. Large screen tv gor movies and games."
Cons: "all was good, nothing bad"
Pros: "Seats, crew"
Cons: "Nothing else other than above"
Cons: "My first flight (DXB - SIN) was delayed and so my bag didn't make it onto the second flight (SIN - CNS)"
Pros: "Again very friendly and efficient service ."
Pros: "Efficient courteous and attractive crew. Good food drink selection and great entertainment system."
Cons: "Unfortunately the plane was an older 777-200 with smaller TV screens but otherwise fine."
Pros: "evening meal was delicious"
Cons: "breakfast was terrible, and not properly heated, risky food handling not acceptable."
Cons: "Food was very poor."
Pros: "The crew was really great, so friendly and accommodating. I wasn't able to order a vegetarian meal ahead of time, but they still gave me one on board when I asked. There was an amazing selection of movies and they refilled my drinks without even asking. I would recommend this airline to anyone traveling to Asia."
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "The aircraft was clean, new, spacious and quiet. The bathrooms were regularly maintained. The food quality, selection and quantity was excellent for the economy class. Even the serving utensils were solid metal and had a very high quality feel to it. Having an endless supply of mid flight snacks was also appreciatd I always like the warm wet towels, which were offered at take off and landing. The entertainment choices were endless, but because it had USB and regular power, I was able to work on my laptop and listen to my podcasts on phone without worrying about running out of battery."
Cons: "The crew lacked its usual pep and cheer. For some reason they seemed very introverted and tired. First time on Singapore Airline that I noticed. The amenities kit was a bit on the cheap side. Also, only the supplied two prong headphones could be used with the entertainment system, I would have preferred an option to use my high end ones -- this was the main reason I chose to just work and listen to my own music/podcasts instead of watching a movie. We boarded and disembarked through the business sections and the aisles were too narrow. The announcements were hard to hear and the temperature was set too low for half of the flight (to kept fluctuating requiring constant adjustment of blanket/jacket). Having said that will keep flying them."
Pros: "clean aircraft and friendly cabin crew"
Cons: "uncomfortable seats, average meals, poor infotainment selection"
Pros: "The food was ok. It didn't set my heart on fire, but I did finish it."
Cons: "The plug to the ear buds was loose to the entertainment unit, and so most of the time I couldn't hear anything! When I could the sound was dreadful."
Pros: "The air stewardesses took their time to get back to me about a question I posed to them. It took 2 stewardesses and 3 efforts."
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "The SIA crew is the most gentle and careful I have ever encountered."
Cons: "The food is below average. The quantity is OK but the choices/taste in not matching the best airlines."
Pros: "As usual, plane is in good shape and crew are well trained. Nothing wrong with all the basics, but Singapore Air has definitely lost its lustre."
Cons: "For heaven's sake, please don't announce a boarding procedure and then not follow it. If you want to have a free-for-all rugby scrum to get on the plane, so be it. But don't announce boarding by rows/groups and then not make even a lame attempt to adhere to it."
Pros: "The staff was very friendly and helpful. I got plenty of meals and they easily accommodated my vegetarian diet!"
Pros: "I am still trying to find my bags. I missed my connection and Jet Blue made me stand in a line to get rebooked for 7 hours. Unprofessional, uncaring. None of this was my fault but everyone who represents Jet Blue treated me as if it were. Never again"
Pros: "As always crew magnificent"
Pros: "Wifi !!!!"
Cons: "Bigger seats"
Pros: "Tripulación muy atenta"
Pros: "The A330, despite being an old plane, had really good recline."
Cons: "The entertainment was very outdated."
Pros: "Too crowded"
Cons: "One more staff will be better"
Pros: "The service as usual on Qatar is excellent"
Cons: "2-2-2 setup is old style for business class and while the seats were nice it means either you are stuck by the window or need to move to let others out in the aisle"
Pros: "Good Service.Efficient"
Cons: "No Phone charging facilities on back of the seat unlike other Qatar aircraft."
Cons: "Very poor meal for vegetarians on one flight (toasted veggies on a tiny round bun)."
Pros: "Good service/Crew food quality and choice good."
Cons: "Need more choice of British TV Programmes rather than American"
Pros: "Good entertainment."
Cons: "Very cramped seating."
Pros: "Plane was very empty so it allowed us to spread out."
Cons: "Cabin noise was loud. There was a high pitched whine throughout the whole trip."
Pros: "Went out of their way to be helpful"
Pros: "The visit to the lounge is always refreshing. The service at the shower area is great however policing of people using phones in the quiet zone should be enforced"
Cons: "The good got used a bus gate which is acceptable however this typically takes additional time if there is a connection flight"
Pros: "Seats were comfortable, they were aware of alternative meal requests, professional, comfortable temperature"
Cons: "When dropping my bag at check in counter, the employee at the counter asked, somewhat intrusively, what the extra fee I paid was for. When I told her it was for the Al Mourjan lounge in Doha, her facial response and attitude came across as judgemental, and was not appropriate"
Pros: "everything went smoothly, no delays, boarding was easy and quick"
Pros: "Flight attendants very nice"
Cons: "Boarding at JFK. PHONEY wheel chair users. Saw a woman with one leg who.REALLY needed one tough it out while others were just lazy. I saw them walking after wards. They just don't want to wait in.line. Handicapped should have wheelchairs but once they have them they should wait like everyone.else"
Pros: "Films Service"
Cons: "Not enough films"
Pros: "Heavenly for an airplane ride!"
Pros: "see above"
Cons: "see above"
Pros: "Good, drinks, service and entertainment system."
Pros: "Although we flew economy, we received excellent service from an attendant from the Philippines."
Cons: "We have no complaints."
Pros: "i do like service in plane and at the counter no problem with baggage.all ok.thank for good service.sincerly vladimir hodan"
Pros: "Stopover in Doha fun. The people are so friendly."
Cons: "Crew nice alway take care customer"
Pros: "The flight attendants was nicer on this flight then the US to Doha flight"
Cons: "Seats were not comfortable"
Pros: "No flight No refund"
Pros: "Comfortable seat and good service"
Pros: "Wonderful Experience with Qatar airways, as always."
Cons: "Leg room is tight, as it's with other economy airlines. Aside from that, there is really nothing to complain about."
Pros: "In-flight entertainment is excellent. Some of the grew also excellent. Had excellent seat 68d. Lots of leg room. Aircraft looked brand new."
Cons: "6 hour delay with no explanation. No apology. Stuck in transit with nothing to do. Not impressed at all. Boarding also delayed. Food on this flight was very poor."
Pros: "Very friendly online travel booking portal. I like it"
Pros: "Comfortable, attractive, nice music, good food, nice crew, on time, easy takeoff and landing! What else could you ask for? ;-)"
Pros: "Nice and spacious aircraft."
Cons: "Some confusion on Hindu meal and vegetarian meals."
Cons: "Transit time was too close with my connection"
Pros: "Every things"
Pros: "Wonderful services"
Cons: "Nothing bad to say"
Pros: "Everything was good ... we were on time .. no delay so .. perfect !"
Pros: "New airplane. Friendly air hostesses and top notch service.. British Airways can say goodbye to my money"
Cons: "Chicken sandwich was not good"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and accommodating. The seats were comfortable and there was good leg space. There was a good selection of movies and shows to watch. The food wasn't bad either."
Pros: "The crew was amazing. Food was top notch, and, in business class, served to order anytime. The seats were comfortable and the supplied noise cancelling headphones were great. Pillow, blanket and pajamas supplied were all nice quality. Restrooms kept spotless through a very long flight. Best business class I have experienced on any airline."
Cons: "The one glitch was the entertainment system, which froze several times and needed to be re-booted."
Pros: "Staff was very courteous overall service excellent"
Cons: "Seating... our seating was changed so we did not sit how we would like"
Pros: "Attentive service ready to appease any request very clean toilets"
Cons: "Type of aircraft Films Selections in particular World Group not changed much since April"
Pros: "The Airbus A380 double decker was very roomy and a wonderful plane to fly on. I loved this flight and it seemed like the flight breezed past very quickly. They had all of the star wars movies so I was very happy. Oh and the kids meals on these flights are huge. They seem bigger than the adult meals. So your child will not be going hungry for sure."
Cons: "Boarding was very strange. We had a 4 hour layover. We had to stay out in the hallway until about 30 minutes before boarding began. This was uncomfortable for passengers as there were very few seats and many took to sitting on the floor. The segregated room for boarding had plenty of seats but was locked off for some reason. We literally only got into the room just 5 minutes before we boarded. I thought this entire process was very backward. They need to let passengers use the room for longer periods. It was pretty stupid that we had to sit on the floor because they wont allow people to sit in the room with the chairs..."
Pros: "All Excellent."
Pros: "Very good entertainment selections, friendly and helpful crew, good flight time, large brand new aircraft."
Cons: "Seats too firm"
Pros: "A380 - was amazing. Roomy and quite"
Pros: "Excellent service. Nothing"
Pros: "about average"
Pros: "Good entertainment options"
Cons: "More beverage services"
Pros: "Good seats"
Cons: "Took 2 hours from take off until i had a crew member ask what i wanted to eat/drink"
Pros: "Excellent crew. Got on just in time. Last one on the flight but they were very understanding. Loved the airbus A380."
Cons: "It was great but food could have been better. Process to get onto the flight at DXB was much longer and complicated than it needed to be. Huge airport and big distance between connecting flights."
Cons: "Crew didn’t manage noisy passengers at business cabin"
Pros: "The crew was amazing and their service was very attentive to customers."
Cons: "Not having crying infants onboard"
Pros: "Crew, food, drinks, and seats were fantastic"
Pros: "nice comfortable flight"
Cons: "depaert on time"
Pros: "I had 4 sectors except the first one 3 of them was with unfriendly cabin crew not smiling at all not responding the calls."
Pros: "Outstanding and very helpful service"
Pros: "Very Very Good"
Pros: "Same as above"
Cons: "Same as above"
Pros: "Love the A380 - the sheer size of it allowed for more personal space. Consequently, it was a much more comfortable flight."
Pros: "Professionalism of flight and ground crew. Movie & entertainment selection. Overall cleanliness of aircraft. Better comfort due to wider seating."
Cons: "The fact that this was the shortest flight of my trip - Wish my journey started this way."
Pros: "Didn’t get this flight as we were so delayed."
Pros: "After our trip from Cape Town to Dubai with Emirates which was not that great we where pleasantly surprised when we where bumped up to business class from Dubai to Bangkok. We did not expect this. Although we did not take advantage of all the extras business class has to offer we had a great nights sleep and the breakfast was superb. The cabin crew was excellent all the time. Thank you Emirates."
Pros: "The big tv on the seat backs."
Cons: "The seats were too close to each other."
Pros: "Professional and friendly staff"
Cons: "Bad terminal atmosphere. Hot and dirty. Pool management transportation to airplan. Man in black suit officer bad manner for service."
Pros: "Attentive crew (Busines cabin was near empty). Highlights the deficit caused by large occupancy A380 Business cabin. A380 business cabin has been economy classed to within an inch of its life, too few crew and those that are on duty disorganised and stressed. 777 crew ratio was 3 crew to 1 pax :)"
Cons: "Engine noise. Boarding in Dubai was a farce as called to gate even though aircraft was severely delayed inbound. Surly lounge staff didn’t help. Business Class gate desk ‘closed’ even though staffed as person was busy on the phone. Weird 2 - 3 - 2 layout means window and centre seats have to clamber over reclined neighbours. Seat width better than A380 and also less tomb like when reclined to nearly flat bed."
Cons: "The connection in Dubai was horrible. The 30 minute bus ride is so ridiculous. It's very difficult to even find the Business Class Lounge. No greeters. No signage. Terrible service. Even pajamas are not provided in Business Class --- unlike on Qatar Airways."
Pros: "Assistance at Bangkok was excellent with no problems wheelchair all the way from flight to taxi. The assistance staff were employed by the airport and not Emerates which seemed to make a difference."
Cons: "On the whole everything was acceptable."
Pros: "Streamlined flight compared to Boston to Dubai flight. Still very pleasant staff"
Cons: "Seats not as comfortable as possible in coach"
Pros: "Great flight."
Pros: "Low fat meal was great! (the salmon one)"
Cons: "They broke my checked in luggage!!!"
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."
Cons: "My check in luggage was torn. The handle was ripped off from one side. :("
Cons: "I and my friend booked together but we had to sit separate. All round trip. What the hell? The plane wasnt even full."
Cons: "Sorry that the passengers leaving left so much trash. Amazing how inconsiderate passengers really are."
Pros: "Lovely online and phone customer service reps. Comfy flight with good entertainment (tv)."
Cons: "My baggage (x3) was delayed 3 days, which was frustrating to say the least. I received no apology email or flight discount/refund/coupon, etc."
Cons: "late take off and even on arrival took 20 minute halted near runway as there was no space for disembark ."
Pros: "The plane was very comfortable and I had plenty of space for not only myself, but my carry on luggage. I only brought carry ons so I wasn't sure if I would be able to place my bags above where I sat and if there would be enough space. There was."
Cons: "The boarding process was a bit confusing. It all seemed to happen really quickly. Suddenly it felt like everyone was allowed on the plane which confused me. But in hindsight, I think this was for the best because the boarding process was pretty speedy which impressed me."
Pros: "the entertainment was great and I love it."
Cons: "Too cold!!!! When asked for a blanket, crew members gave excuses to why blankets are not available; however, other passengers had multiple blankets. Due to the unorganization of the crew, I had to keep paging for attendent only to be forgotten again. Boarding was not controlled. Passengers gathered around boarding attendant which made getting through zones frustrating. For the amount of money paid, I was hoping for a much better flight."
Cons: "Was not able to get preferred choice of meal due to insufficient availability."
Cons: "See above comments."
Pros: "Their wheel chair assistance was the best. They took care of my parents really well. Above all they were very welcoming and considerate towards their needs."
Cons: "Why so damn cold onboard ?? Like a freezer. Probably gonna get sick now. Its ridicilious."
Pros: "A380 Quiet airplane ride"
Cons: "Food was bland"
Pros: "Comfortable seats not packed"
Pros: "Food was good for all nations (although red wine was fair quality, over all was superb). Hundreds of movie channels classic and new ones (but some had no English subtitles)."
Pros: "food and Boarding"
Cons: "seats, I flight entertainment jacks were not working"
Pros: "Watched the entire Mike Tyson Mysteries box set."
Cons: "The ending of the Steve Jobs movie was a little pat."
Pros: "Great food and lots of entertainment options. Friendly helpful crew."
Cons: "There was a delay due to technical issues. They had to switch planes, which took a couple hours. But they gave us a free meal at the airport, while we waited. Unfortunately, they immediately fed us lunch after we took off, so it was two quick meals. I guess it is better than too little food."
Pros: "See my previous post about the beds being a little too narrow in business class, well no such complaint in first class. The suites are well appointed and comfortable. It is just such a shame that this was an overnight 6 hr flight and I had already eaten on the previous sector. So I did not sample the first class al a carte experience, but due to time zone changes couldn't sleep either. I also got to see but not experience the shower cubicles which look very comfortable. The crew gave their normal professional but friendly service."
Cons: "Not being on board for a long daytime flight where i could have savoured the first class experience."
Cons: "There was no food ..."
Pros: "Great service in 1st class"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "The crew was so friendly"
Cons: "Everything is so smooth in my flight!"
Pros: "This was my first and last time I will ever fly with Swiss airline-it’s been 4 days and I still didn’t receive my baggage and I had all my medicines in them,that’s including my carry on bag too,because it was taking from me @ the gate and I was told I will get it at my final destination,which I didn"
Cons: "I just would like to get my baggage- which is been 4 days since my arrival and they can’t even tell me where they are at!!!...."
Pros: "Great crew who tried to address my broken in seat entertainment."
Cons: "My inseat entertainment could have worked."
Pros: "Cabin crew were efficient"
Cons: "Open check in counters on time as scheduled. They were half hour late at least"
Pros: "The flight waited for us as transit after delay of the firs flight from Munich"
Cons: "1. the food was a disaster. 2. The noise on the flight from a group of passengers was terrible, no way to sleep or rest. 3. The staff did not try to calm the people the steward laugh me when I complained.."
Pros: "Flight attendants were very understanding."
Cons: "I requested a basinet for my infant daughter and I paid a total of $98.93 extra, but on the plane they told me they didn't know anything about that and they didn't have any basinet. I called Swiss as soon as I landed, and I've told my request was sent but it was never confirmed. They also told me they will send me an email when the basinet for the return flight is confirmed. At this point, I'm not even sure what I paid the $98.93 for."
Pros: "Reliable, modern cabin, nice crew"
Cons: "Some more music choices would be nice"
Pros: "Service and Aircraft B777"
Pros: "Efficient, excellent staff and service, beautiful plane"
Cons: "There was a nearly impossible connection time in Zurich."
Pros: "All good, just perfect and friendly crew. Great aircraft (B777)"
Pros: "I treated myself to Swiss Business (for a second time) for this trip and it was terrific. From the comfortable seats, the fabulous dinner, the outstanding Swiss staff from the baggage check to the wonderful flight attendants, the flight to Zürich and the return trip to Boston was amazing! I cannot say enough good things about Swiss. I would love to be able to fly Swiss Business again when I travel to Zürich in September 2019."
Pros: "Missed this flight because the first one was late"
Pros: "The crew was superlative, and after I was stuck for an hour at passport control I found the captain waiting with my dog(in his crate) to make sure of his well being. He said he made sure he kept the climate control at 20c the whole time on the plane. You hear all these animal horror stories but this went above and beyond."
Pros: "Both times I flew with Swiss airlines it’s been great! Food is pletntiful, staff is very kind."
Pros: "Good on board service"
Cons: "Again delayed"
Pros: "clean, very new plane friendly staff"
Pros: "Nice Aircraft, nice crew"
Pros: "food was great in economy"
Cons: "the 7 hour transit time"
Pros: "friendly crew; easy boarding; arrival on time"
Cons: "Seat not very comfortable and very little leg room"
Pros: "Took care of every need with a smile and class"
Cons: "Seats uncomfortable"
Pros: "movies choices were good, the crew was awesome, boarding was meh, but for NBO not bad"
Cons: "paid extra for the seats with more leg room and the amount of leg room I had was concerning in terms of what a regular seat may have looked like. I'm not even that tall, but when the woman in front of me reclined, I was pinned in my seat. Luckily I'm double jointed."
Pros: "The flight was delayed from Newark to Zurich but they were able to rearrange my connecting flight before landing. The Swiss staff were very courteous and amicable. The food was also tasty."
Pros: "Pretty much on time even with snow conditions!"
Cons: "Coffee was pretty much cold."
Cons: "They rebooked me on a later flight this same day. This flight to Geneva (change of airports) was late and the flight to Vienna took off with no passengers from our flight, after we were told it would wait. ' I paid for premium seats and did not get rebooked for the same. I am sitting in the Geneva airport for 7 and 1/2 hours, losing my meetings in Vienna. I never expected such poor service from Swissair."
Pros: "Nice crew, nice plane"
Cons: "Late arrival at Dubai, late departure and late at final destination...No information given to passangers!"
Cons: "Not on time at all. Toooooo late boarding"
Pros: "It was an 8.5 hour flight and we got fed 2 meals, 2 snacks and had lots of beverage breaks! We were delayed a little but it was due to an issue in France, not anything to do with the airplane, and the captain found a solution faster than he had originally said he would (with the help of the tower of course)."
Cons: "The legroom in economy is just as bad as you would expect."
Cons: "All was great"
Pros: "Friendly Staff"
Pros: "Fully reliable"
Pros: "I am very satisfied and I will recommended it to my friendships"
Pros: "Professional crew"
Pros: "The way of treatment"
Cons: "The landing was terrible"
Pros: "We actually did not fly with Swiss Airlines to Thessaloniki. Our flight was re-booked on another flight the following day with Aegean."
Pros: "The food was really great! And the crew was very friendly."
Cons: "Many delays that seemed unnecessary. We waited for a while for late passengers to board, which seemed strange, given that last time when Swiss made me miss my transfer, the next plane left without me when delaying takeoff would not have been necessary at all. After the passengers arrived, we were delayed again because of weather. And once we arrived at Newark, we had to wait for over half an hour to get to the gate for some mysterious reason."
Pros: "Passengers completely ignored the commands of the crew and crew was unable to take control of the crowd (passengers refused to follow crew's multiple demands to sit down during the high turbulence, finally crew gave up to force passengers to take a sit). Several times, standing passengers fell on the sitting ines. When at the end of the flight, the issue was pointed out to the captain and supervising flight attendant, both became aggressively defensive to the point of being rude."
Cons: "Very tight seating in economy for a transcontinental flight"
Pros: "punctual and friendly enough staff."
Cons: "entertainment and food options were poor and because of the long haul flight once we had a first round of service it was then self serve. I was in a window seat - cld not wake the people beside me and getting up to get water was difficult. Pushed the call button to be told that I cld get it myself!"
Cons: "No announcement regarding delay. No boarding announcement. Very uncomfortable, older business seats. Actually had a sore back after the flight. Couldn't get comfortable. Travelling companion had the same experience. Small screen."
Pros: "food and crew were excellent: good meals, free wine."
Cons: "Screen was dim and low-resolution, controls slow and hard to use, no power outlets."
Pros: "Comfy seats. Friendly staff. Lots of food and beverage options"
Cons: "The length of the flight. But I don't know how to make it shorter"
Pros: "the captain was great"
Cons: "our flight attendant was impatient and bossy two days after the flight, my husband had to be taken to the emergency room - diagnosed with pulmonary embolism SWISS MUST DO A WAY BETTER JOB CALLING ATTENTION TO REGULAR EXERCISE ON THE PLANE!!"
Cons: "THERE'S SOO LITTLE LEG SPACE BETWEEN SEATS ON THE ECONOMY SECTION IT IS VERY UNCONFORTABLE!!!"
Pros: "Comfortable, great service and food, free movies."
Pros: "- Lots of snacks selections during the flight - Great selection of Movies - but unable to watch them"
Cons: "- No special treatment for Star Alliance Gold Member - Crew member forgotten my drink order completely - Entertainment system was not working after 7 Restart attempts - The whole entertainment system is very 90's - OLD and ready to retire - There were crumbs or foods left over from previous flights on my seat and tomato sauce on the tray table - Foods selections was not that great"
Cons: "Confusion at boarding due to delay & Difficult to hear announced in the crowd & noise."
Pros: "The crew was lovely."
Cons: "The seats were very cramped."
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