Did like Aircraft seats from Atlanta to Doha. Doha-Delhi and return from Doha - Atlanta Never thought a buss class is. Been thru Delta/Klm/Turkish Buss class. I would never go in Qatar air lines again
Flight delayed by more than 9 hours from Doha to Seattle. Passengers were not offered any compensation for the trouble faced
The flights were delayed, food was below average. The aircrafts were really old and poor the flight to India specially from Doha to New Delhi was horrible. The screens were not functional, had poor space and no air conditioning. I expected better service, will not fly qatar again. I will NOT recommended qatar airways to anyone.
The flight was excellent. more staff at the check in and proper lining up would have been better.
Great flight ! Enjoyed it
Very good crew and service . Can improve on seating space
Delhi to Doha is excellent..
Checkin was greuling slow and an excruciating experience at the Indira Gandhi international airport. There were only 4 windows open to check in 300 passengers. It took me 50 mins to get to the window. I was there 3+ hours before departure time upon arrival from my domestic flight that arrived on Terminal 2. Security took another hour and no one from the flight ground staff came looking for me to expedite my security unlike the KLM staff. KLM staff was looking for their passengers going to Frankfurt in the security and immigration area for a good half hour. Also, I tried multiple times the day of my flight to WEB CHECKIN. the Qatar website and APP didn't let me do that either. I nearly missed my flight and was the last one to board!!!! I hope the airlines adapts to handle larger volume of passengers given the type of Airport rules and regulations. For example, IGA at New Delhi has an additional Immigration step before security that added an additional 45 min to my time to board the plane. Thank you and I hope a real human actually reads this survey response and it doesn't end up being processed by a computer bot that lacks human compassion and emotional IQ.
I like the comfort. Food was ok, could have been lot better. Crew definitely needs assistance or training, very unprofessional
Cons: "Crew on flight back to philly not as helpful"
Pros: "Amazing crew, seats were super confortable. Overall top experience !"
Pros: "Yes. Pillow cushion too firm"
Cons: "Food needs to be better. Very inconvenient schedule for flights to India from Europe."
Pros: "Friendly Crew, good entertainment possibilites."
Cons: "Everything has a plastic holding purse."
Pros: "Crew was friendly."
Pros: "Flight was fine"
Cons: "Did not serve vegetarian food even after repeated requests"
Pros: "Flight was 80% empty, but it was amazing anyway, slept through most of it"
Cons: "Staff constantly woke me up for snacks and drinks, which is good on one hand but I was sleeping so deep that it was a bit annoying."
Pros: "Cabin crew service is excellent. Food is very nice. Safe travel."
Cons: "Little bit congested."
Pros: "The 17hr flight went relatively quickly. Much faster than expected."
Cons: "The long wait between flights and finding a scheduled flight before mine that I could have taken."
Pros: "Food and entertainment"
Cons: "USB port was not working."
Cons: "Lack of crowd control at the gate during boarding. Ihad to"
Pros: "Good movies, Comfortable seats"
Cons: "Food could be better."
Pros: "The flight attendants waited for me at the gate since customs was backed up. They saw me running and told me it was ok. On the flight, snacks and drinks were bright by every hour or so and the meals were plenty of food and tasted good. I was given a bag with eye cover, earplugs, socks, face wipes and ear phones. Entertainment was good as well. Qatar is an amazing airline. Wish we had something like this in the States!"
Pros: "The in flight service was good"
Cons: "The time it took to get the baggage. It took over 2 hours"
Pros: "The cabin crew and Doha airport staff are absolutely great at thinking about customer comfort. Experienced it in the Business Class lounge as well as on the flight!"
Cons: "Could add paper towels to toilets. Tissues are too soft to wash up and dry hands and face!"
Pros: "It was comfortable flight with a friendly crew."
Pros: "childrens meals and play packages. service was good, and bathrooms were kept clean. The meals were tastey and fresh."
Pros: "Food OK"
Cons: "Massive delay over 15 hours! I was shocked. Once arrived, also luggage was delayed ADDITIONAL 7 hours"
Pros: "Over all great"
Cons: "For 14 hours flight, we were given 1 meal and 1 snack ; that seems too little for a long flight. They didn't have whiskey, only beer and wine...really... I asked the flight attendant to put my cabin luggage in the space above the seats, because I am old and could not do it myself, and he first frowned and asked why....ridiculous"
Pros: "The older style seats are actually more comfortable for taller and larger people."
Cons: "The previous Qatar flight took 1.5 hours longer than originally stated and we had to rush to the connection without visiting the lounge. We missed out on the lounge on the flight down as well due to timing."
Pros: "Flight. Conections"
Cons: "Change flexibility, helpfulness"
Pros: "Excellent crew and service"
Pros: "Ground Crew was friendly and did adjust my seating."
Cons: "Food quality was average. More choices needed."
Pros: "Crew is very helpful and friendly. Camecthrough with drinks at good pace. Check in very smooth"
Cons: "Food - very mediocre and felt like each meal was similar"
Pros: "Generally ok but not as good as other Middle East carriers"
Cons: "The leg room on this flight felt less generous than other carrier and the food was poor almost inedible. The aircraft (777) seemed much noiser than other aircraft I have flown on and the noise from the toilet flush could be heard 10 rows away"
Cons: "Food was below average Could have been better for elderly people.. Boarding: No wheel chair assist. asked for 2 wheel chair assist - for myself and my spouse..but got for only one.had to wait till last min at boarding where tickets where issued as no one was available..hurried in last min to security gate."
Pros: "food and courtesy of the staff"
Pros: "Excellent service on all 6 legs of the itinerary. Great selection of food and wine and entertainment. Superb seating layout in business."
Cons: "Frankly nothing!"
Pros: "Boarding and Seat comfort was good"
Cons: "Food quantity in each service was not sufficient. Food quality ok. Cabin baggage limit of 15 lb/7kg per bag is awfully inadequate that renders the standard cabin baggage useless"
Pros: "Qatar Airlines - overall was excellent, having flown many times over the Atlantic and Pacific"
Pros: "Great service"
Cons: "Seat comfort"
Pros: "New plane, comfortable, good food and attentive crew."
Cons: "Airport in Kazakhstan is very basic - dead when you are stuck for 7 hours overnight."
Pros: "The trip was very short."
Cons: "Providing a savory snack to the passengers"
Pros: "Crew was very accommodating of my needs."
Cons: "The flight left 2 hours late. This is a problem in the bigger picture of air travel. The process of boarding, the service, and actions of the crew were all great."
Cons: "more movie choices"
Cons: "Mechanical troubles caused a 2 hour delay in departure. Otherwise, the flight was good as usual."
Pros: "Crew was friendly, flight was relatively empty so comfortable."
Cons: "The flight was delayed two hours... three and a half separate times. Finally left around 7 hours late."
Pros: "The thing that i could come back home"
Cons: "The attendants missed me in every serving including meal and giving out documentation forms. No idea how to skip passengers within their sight..."
Pros: "I liked the time and care that they took to help those that needed assistance."
Cons: "In Tbilisi boarding was delayed and there was no information about the delay. The gate wasn’t even announced until the expected boarding time."
Pros: "TV screens on every seat"
Pros: "Friendly staff, business class upgrade."
Cons: "No priority boarding at the Lufthansa lounge."
Pros: "Great service and good food, comfortable seats that reclines to a bed (not quite fully flat). Polite and attentive crew."
Pros: "Excellent flight attendants and customer service"
Cons: "Informing travelers that flight was late."
Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "No individual entertainment system"
Pros: "Little snacks, USB ports, clean"
Cons: "Video and music are kinda out of date"
Pros: "The plane was nice."
Cons: "6 hours late. No explanation. No apology from any Air Astana employee."
Pros: "Flight was punctual. While the crew did their job, they didn't seem as friendly as usual with Air Astana."
Cons: "The Boeing 757 is a narrow cramped aircraft for such along flight. It would be good to have an aircraft with not so narrow seats, such as the A320 or A321 or B767 on longer routes. No boarding announcement at Almaty - they just opened the door and you had to "know" that it was time to board."
Pros: "I always enjoy travelling on Air Astana. There were not many people on the flight, so the crew treated us like VIPs! Flight was punctual, comfortable."
Pros: "The chairs were comfortable and the Chicken dish was delicious."
Cons: "Boarding the plane was hectic and unorganized."
Pros: "Price Travel kit"
Cons: "The flight attendants ignored me every time they serve drinks. Even when I push the button it took them 10 minutes to get there and then they forgot to bring my water. I had to ask again. There were some Kazak people in front of me, it did not even take two minutes to bring their water. I don't understand, I guess staff is afraid of speaking in English. The aircraft was old and not comfortable."
Pros: "Every seat taken, but with a 2/2 configuration, it was fine. Didn't even have long lines for the toilet. Both landings were super smooth, and one was extremely skillfull - we had been bouncing around in a storm, and the pilot still put us down smoothly."
Cons: "Don't like boarding by bus."
Pros: "Everything was fairly comfortable. Staff was friendly and attentive."
Cons: "The entertainment system could have had more options. Announcements do not come through head phones and are not easy to hear."
Pros: "Thank you for having enough legroom for someone taller. Makes life much easier"
Cons: "Weather delays, however nothing anyone can do about that"
Pros: "Flight attendants were really warm welcoming and benevolent. Food and drinks are good"
Pros: "Punctual, comfortable."
Cons: "The transfer from international to domestic flights is not well signposted. It's also odd that even though it's the same building, you have to go outside, walk some minutes and then go back inside. At that time of the year it was quite cold outside!"
Pros: "Good legroom."
Cons: "Boeing 757. 1 movie on overhead screen.no power to charge devices"
Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "No legroom or entertainment"
Cons: "Lack of communication when flight was delayed. No communication at all."
Pros: "Check in ok"
Cons: "Gate agent said the plane is full and dint look to change my seat but turns out a lot of seats on the plane Flight attendant said no to me to change seat but yes to another Russian speaking pessager! Overall, a bad experience with 49 minutes delayed flight!"
Pros: "It was a short flight so not much to say. Crew was attentive to passengers and polite."
Pros: "Gave us a hot snack sandwich and drink for a short less than 2 hour flight."
Pros: "Hot towel, candy, nice flight attendants."
Pros: "The flight was on time, the plane was new, the crew was polite."
Cons: "Nothing really."
Cons: "The flight was delayed by 3 hours. They did not even attempt to text, though they knew the flight would be delayed. When I asked the check in agents about this, they said what can they do? This is a serious lack of taking personal responsibility. What can they do? They work for the company! There are several steps they could take, but they chose to abdicate responsibility instead. Even though I'd been there for several hours and specifically asked for a window seat and been granted a window seat, during boarding, they changed my seat to a middle, which was the icing on the cake. Also, during announcements, the pilot did not even give an apology. This is poor management And I'm disappointed in Air Astana."
Pros: "Decent food. Direct flight. Good plane."
Pros: "Empty plane."
Cons: "Ran out of Sauerbraten."
Pros: "Plenty of leg room therefore comfort on the plane. The staff were courteous and helpful."
Cons: "The selection of movies seemed on the whole dated."
Pros: "The first leg from Bangkok to Almaty was amazing. A great crew, a nice airplane and overall a nice flight in economy."
Cons: "The second leg was the total opposite. An old plane and a less than ideal flight. That airplane has to be taken out of service or upgraded. Its like we were flying on a plane that hadn't been upgraded since the day they bought it 30 years ago."
Pros: "Good ground handling staff that dealt with my special baggage requests well. Clean new plane. Pre-departure beverages even in economy class."
Cons: "No service offered. No drinks, nothing. Admittedly it was only a 35 minute flight but at least water would have been nice in-flight."
Pros: "Air Astana consistently has clean and comfortable equipment"
Cons: "Had confirmed special meals for myself and family. On board crew did not handle lack of special meals. Forced to eat standard meal if I wanted to eat. Had a few other issues on service."
Pros: "Schedule. Price."
Cons: "Level of service."
Pros: "Welcome crew"
Cons: "Poor aircraft, very small seats and no entertainment"
Pros: "food on flight to georgia was good"
Cons: "food returning from georgia was bad"
Pros: "Not much."
Cons: "Business Class Lounge in Almaty is a joke,,,and if your flying Air Astana it's even more of a joke as you have to pay for anything you eat or drink. If you have other options avoid Almaty and Air Astana at all cost. This is the first Business Class lounge I've ever seen without Wi Fi ."
Pros: "Flight attendants were very friendly and helpful"
Cons: "I just hate leather seats on airplanes"
Pros: "I always choose this flight since it coincides with my train booking upon arrival."
Cons: "No seat entertainment. Public display or monitor for viewing flops down from above and strategically situated only. You cannot choose an entertainment."
Cons: "The transfer between flights at Astana was an absolute shambles and I nearly missed my connecting flight. None of he Air Astana staff at Astana airport were helpful or tried to help in the transfer process and different staff gave me conflicting instructions. This added a great deal of stress. For this reason, although all other aspects of Air Astana were great, the poor transfer process at Astana really let them down.and would make me think twice before flying with them again."
Pros: "The flight kit was nice - with earbuds, sleeping mask, socks, toothpaste, et cetera."
Cons: "The group of passengers, easily 20 people or so, who were crowding the aisles and really loud for a majority of the flight. The flight attendants were very passive in getting them settled, and seemed to take out their frustration with them in the way they served all the other passengers."
Cons: "A month before departure the flight was cancelled without good reason. due to this we had to book an other ( more expensive ) flight ! ! !"
Our flight from Zürich to Los Angeles was canceled on the day we were supposed to leave. We found out only when we were at the check-in at the airport in Rome. So we could never fly home and now we had to be rescheduled to 22 July. By Lufthansa. And we never heard back from chat deal or you a KAYAK we tried to contact you over and over and now we’re incurring extra expenses to spend three more days in Rome. This is not acceptable. We would like someone to get in touch with us and I can guarantee you that if we don’t find out support from your in any way in regards to this situation we will never use your services again.
Boarding process confusing
Flight was canceled and had to stay overnight
Cons: "There was no food ..."
Pros: "Nice crew and prompt service"
Cons: "Crammed, narrow seats"
Pros: "The crew was very lazy and not professional"
Cons: "Don't stop demanding from the crew"
Pros: "Everything from the crew being super accomodating and friendly to the comfort and taste of the food was delicious."
Pros: "Nothing to like"
Cons: "No entertainment, un friendly crew, terrible food"
Pros: "Crew was great. Peppy and kind."
Cons: "ORD ZRH seats extremely crowded. Wished for comfy Star Alliance seats for that flight which we did enjoy from ZRH BUD"
Pros: "Flight attendants are friendly and helpful."
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "No WiFi on a 12 hour flight, but we could all see the full signal WiFi for the crew, aptly named. LXCrew. Awful to see them using WiFi when we are unable."
Pros: "Crew good"
Cons: "Baggage small bag forced to check"
Cons: "1.5 hour delay departing put a slight damper on this flight but otherwise it was fine."
Pros: "Full array of entertainment."
Cons: "Seats were not too comfortable."
Pros: "The crew was polite and we arrived safely."
Cons: "The seats are like torture devices. So small and uncomfortable. After 14 hours of travel, my knees were sore from jamming into the seat in front of me, and I'm only average height. When the person in front of you puts their seat back, their headrest is practically under your chin. A disgrace."
Cons: "The food was really bad. I prebooked an AISLE seat and of course I was given the WINDOW!"
Pros: "The food was delicious, the staff was wonderful. Entertainment was awesome."
Cons: "The leg room or seat closeness."
Pros: "Flight was delayed which caused us to change our flight from United to Lufthansa. Like Lufthansa much better."
Cons: "Flight was delayed. Had to get a different flight because we would miss the next flight."
Pros: "Customer service excellent even though I was in the economic class they made me feel first class!"
Pros: "Hard working on board crew"
Cons: "check in procedure in Berlin: That airport is different. You drive right to the gate from which you board the plane. I showed up early and was told that I had to take by suitcase to another location if I wanted to check in 3 hours early. After lugging the suitcase a quarter of a mile, I was told that they don't do that and I had to return to the designated gate at the appropriate time."
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "Seats were horribly uncomfortable"
Pros: "Quick flight"
Cons: "Small plane with very uncomfortable thin hard seats. Could feel the ride on this plane. Food not great. No entertainment on board."
Cons: "This is ever the first time we flew with Swiss air and will be the last time. The seats are too tight. If the person in front of you inclined his chair for better comfort, then there is quite challenging for you trying to get out of your seat for washroom etc. The crew services were terrible. Between meals time, there were completely no services such as offering water/drink etc.-did not see a single soul of them, especially on a 9 hours long haul flight! The food was ok. The only thing I like was the chocolate handed out at the end of the journey."
Cons: "I was sitting on seat # 25 A : The distance between the seats in rows # 24 and # 25 was about 6 Inches less than between the other seat rows in front of us and across the isle thus making it VERY uncomfortable when the seat in front was in the sleeping condition. Peter M. Endriss"
Pros: "Flight was exactly on time as described. Crew was friendly"
Cons: "My tv screen wasn’t working."
Pros: "Pretty much on time even with snow conditions!"
Cons: "Coffee was pretty much cold."
Pros: "From the kind stewards to the easy meal service to my peace of mind, knowing I’ll be well taken care off - SwissAir is the same gem it’s always been."
Cons: "no light over my seat and I reported it before the plane took off. the plane was old, the entertainment system not as expected - really poor"
Pros: "General attitude of staff"
Pros: "not enough room, everything hastily delivered"
Pros: "No assists"
Cons: "Poor service"
Pros: "Just like everything else the Swiss do, our Swiss air flight was like a well oiled machine. Very friendly crew, very good meals, lots of creatures comforts; blankets, pillows, headphones, warm washcloths in the morning. Great overall experience."
Cons: "The seat room is every bit as tight as any other airline, so if you're tall, and flying an overnight, upgrading to a seat with leg room might be worth the extra cost. Select your roomy seat early - they go fast!"
Cons: "Old planes. Food was okay. Business zeats not too comfortable."
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and helpful."
Pros: "The flight attendants are great and their aircraft are very clean and comfortable. I especially appreciated the request for passengers to raise their seat backs during meal times."
Pros: "Once staff arrived all went well."
Cons: "The flight was scheduled for about 1pm and we arrived with another connecting flight to the Athens airport at 8am as that was our only choice. No staff arrived until 11am to check people in and take baggage. We were flying business and would have liked to check in earlier and make our way through security to the business lounge but could not and had to wait for three hours. It would have been nice to have one person on duty."
Pros: "Food wag good, plane comfortable"
Cons: "Transfer at Zurich"
Pros: "Good seats - comfortable Attentive service"
Cons: "Found my business class seat given away to a lady with a dog. Mine was window but with extra table next to aisle. She had aisle seat but with exactly the same configuration. Idea was she would place the dog on the table space next to her seat. It would be exactly the same for both seats. Do not know what they were thinking. There were other business class seats on the other side that had the table space ext to the window away from the aisle. That would make sense for the lady with dog. Business class was full and I was the last to get on, 45 minute connection in Zurich from terminal A to E, my seat was given. But as I objected, they moved the dog lady and gave me back my seat. But they never asked a person in the seat that would have made sense to give her to trade seats."
Pros: "I appreciated the big meal, dinner, about 2 hours into the flight. Nice to have real metal utensils, not plasticware, to eat with. The 'breakfast' for the overnight flight was more of a throwaway: muffin, granola bar, fresh fruit cup. Nice to get wine, or maybe beer(?), with dinner at no extra charge, served from regular wine bottles, not individual-serving containers."
Cons: "$35 per flight leg (Lufthansa policy) to choose seats was distinctly annoying. I didn't know when I booked the flights, so the surprise $70 add-in (for round trip definitely would have figured into the price/schedule choice in the first place."
Pros: "Friendly crew and very professoinal"
Cons: "Old plane"
Pros: "Can't think of anything we didn't like. All the attendants were very nice, always smiling and helpful. It was great, will fly with Swiss again for sure."
Cons: "Can't think of anything."
Pros: "the crew members were patient , helpful. Food presentation and taste were good."
Pros: "Comfortable business class"
Cons: "Food was not too great"
Pros: "Everything. I have been Flying Swiss for 10 years back and forth to Europe, must be over 25 flights I have taken with them. I think there has only been ONE delay in all those flights, and that was because of bad weather. I feel safe on every flight I take with them, they are sticklers for safety regulations and always get out on time! The planes are always clean. The flight attendants are always making sure you are ok, without bothering you too much! I wish they flew US domestic flights! I would never fly any other airline!"
Cons: "not much leg room, but that is typical on ALL planes... just the nature of the beast. Nothing more negative to say about Swiss... every other airline should take a lesson from them. I said "good" for teh food because it's airline food... as far as that goes Swiss is ok... I never like airline food anyway, and you get on eh plane at 9:00pm, who wants to eat dinner at that time anyway??"
Cons: "They didn't let me on the flight because I'm disabled pure disciminati"
Cons: "Crew was not helpful at all, didn’t even bother to come when asked for help"
Cons: "Flight attendants have limited English fluency."
Cons: "Airport arrival experience at passport control was terrible"
Pros: "Nice service"
Cons: "I enjoyed visit via turkey and not long flight. I felt comfort"
Pros: "The food was good. The staff very friendly."
Cons: "Leg room Food choices"
Cons: "Rude crew.. i am elite plus ..i can only imagine how they treat people with no status"
Pros: "overall it was ok but the service between chicago-istambul and return is superb"
Cons: "Just the difference in the service between delhi-istambul and istambul-delhi is so much lower grade than the service from chicago-istambul and istambul-chicago it is a real turn off"
Pros: "Food and drinks"
Cons: "Business class seats can be a bit wider"
Pros: "Sfo-ist I would rate 5 stars, great hospitality and food. IST-SFO 3 stars, bad food, not a welcoming staff."
Pros: "The food and quality of the flight was incredible."
Cons: "You broke my suitcase"
Pros: "Excellent service. Even the food was great :-). The bathroom cream and parfume were a nice touch. Nice hot towels, Nice touch to provide a menu! Check-in was a breeze"
Pros: "Everything was exceptional"
Pros: "Never fly again"
Pros: "Food was good. Flight was good. Crew during the flight was good"
Cons: "Service provided during the transfer at Istanbul was not good. Wheelchair assistance was not provided. Staff at Istanbul was not helpful. Directions were not clea.flight"
Pros: "Superb service. Good food. Organized on boarding. Not overbooked. New planes. USB available for charging devices."
Cons: "Long layover in Istanbul."
Cons: "some staff spoken English was not upto the mark"
Cons: "We had asked for wheel chair. At Istanbul we were made to wait for almost two hours. Our boarding passes were collected by your staff, when I raised my voice, were given one wheel chair and I had to run along with the staff or we could have missed the flight. I wanted to have some grub at airport but there was no time."
Pros: "Boarding was easy"
Cons: "Food, service and very mean crew. Upon landing in Istanbul no guidance is provided about your next flight and nobody helps. Very crowded and small airport."
Pros: "Ayten was the perfect flight attendant. Very friendly and helpful. Outstanding."
Pros: "Staff was courteous and wore smiles..."
Cons: "The food could have been better..."
Cons: "Could not order my special meal in advance, because of turkish airlines website problems, and ended up fasting"
Cons: "Hardly any leg space"
Cons: "In Istanbul, wheel chair facility was not provided. Wheel chair facility was there with itinerary."
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "Seats are a bit old."
Cons: "Cleanliness of the aircraft, service of the crew members"
Pros: "Movie selections. Larger displays. Comfortable seats. FOOTREST."
Cons: "When going from US to India, food was excellent. But when traveling from India to US, the food was not good at all."
Pros: "Great entertainment, very friendly staff, decent quality planes , good beverages"
Cons: "below average food . Particularly for health conscious people."
Pros: "I love the food, the crew was very nice, great service. And wonderful entertainment. I love to fly by Turkish in the future. I enjoyed everything."
Cons: "Pathetic vegetarian food."
Pros: "The Welcome from the crew member and Istanbul airport"
Cons: "Food, Drinks and the service from Crew."
Pros: "I had a ticket for the 7th and there was no flight on the 7th. I ultimately flew to JFK instead of IAD causing a lot of problems for me and my family that was to pick me up. Not sure I will fly Turkish Airlines again"
Pros: "Good food. I would say there is scope for improvement on wines"
Pros: "I liked the aircraft. They were fairly new and well maintained. New inflight entertainment and movies. Fairly spacious for a medium sized person."
Cons: "I feel the food could have been better."
Pros: "Courteous service, good food and fine entertainment options."
Cons: "The USB charging port wasn't working."
Pros: "Seat comfortable good leg space"
Cons: "Food quality and selection of items and taste"
Pros: "The service was good, inflight amenities were nice."
Cons: "Employees didnt look or act very welcoming. Very little food."
Pros: "Overall journey was ok"
Cons: "I am vegeterian. Food was horrible :("
Pros: "Duration of the flight is good."
Cons: "Staff on Istanbul airport is rude. They don't respond to people"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Food chairs"
Pros: "Entertainment system, food"
Cons: "Announcements illegible"
Pros: "Flight attendants have a great attitude and are very helpful. Clean interiors, nice seats."
Pros: "Having seen so many ads promoting the quality and service of Turkish Aurlines, I was quite disappointed in the end. Only the entertainment and seat facilities were good."
Cons: "The boarding was a mess in Istanbul. My pre-booked seat was changed in the last minute despite asking to be located in a similar area. The staff were not attentive."
Could be behter: movie selection, food, free internet
There is nothing to like about Finnair. Zero service, a mediocre aircraft even though it's an Airbus A350-900 it does not have individual fresh air vents which obviously must be a Finnair option when ordering as Qatar Airways A350-900s do indeed have ................ but they ARE a 5* airline and Finnair is very much NOT. Full flight, no A/C running and as I said no fresh air vents, so it was very stuffy and uncomfortable. I had chosen my seat, as I am a fellow One World member (Qatar Airways Gold member), and isolated myself. When I made check in I looked again and repositioned myself, because obviously Finnair doesn't value my OW tier, and yet when I reported to the desk they had re-assigned yet me another seat sat next to a 'mini-whale' - so poor passenger seating allocation. To give a comparison - flew on a very full A380 QR003 DOH-LHR just 3 days earlier and I was informed by cabin crew that there only about 4 empty seats on that flight and yet 'one of those' was next to me !!! That is how you treat a Gold Member .... but not Finnair.
As I said, very nice and pleasant flight, neatly perfect. I will consider Finnair for sure again when I travel to Europe next time.
Cons: "Kids running up and down isle stewards just walking past. Never made announcement for boarding. Worst flight ever."
Cons: "I was bumped off my flight and re-routed return to NYC. Flight was supposed to depart at 10:25am and flight they put me on left 1:05 Pm and the connection was not even Finnair, but Icelandic air. The Kayak site did not alert about extra charge for confirmed seat before I had paid in full ticket."
Cons: "The seats are uncomfortable, no leg room, no space between seats and the trays hit ones’s stomach. The whole experience was very uncomfortable. The food was awful. Overheated and not cooked through at the same time. Breakfast was odd. Non-Greek yoghurt and cashews. Just strange."
Pros: "One crew member servicing first class was in a mood “not to be here” - it is sad because of first class experience is higher than usual! It was just bad!"
Cons: "I honestly don’t have an answer for this, I guess these kind of crew should not on board especially in first class!"
Pros: "Flight as such was good and smooth"
Cons: "Better food, but nowadays unless you fly on business or first you are doomed and cramped beyond belief, any improvement comes at a price"
Cons: "Original departure time: 08:50- Estimated departure time 10:20. Actual departure time: 11:00."
Pros: "I wish I found somebody to take me around"
Cons: "No complains"
Pros: "Flight attendants are polite"
Cons: "The flight from India was delayed and as a consequence I missed my connecting flight to Miami. I had to put up in a Hotel at Helsinki and take a flight to Miami the next day via London."
Pros: "Food was all right because the flight didn't depart from Finland and catering was from a non-Finnish supplier. Hurrah!"
Cons: "Stewardesses announced that only chicken is available, regardless of any special meal requests (vegetarian etc..). Eventually special meals were located, but not before passengers specifically demanding for them. WTF. Finnair generously pours you a half an glass of wine with meal, for anything more you have to pay for. Supposedly you can buy snacks with money, but there were no menus or pricelists to be found in the seat pockets. Touchscreen functions were barely working on my entertainment screen, the remote control didn't work altogether. WIFI didn't work at all."
Pros: "Crew was very friendly and efficient"
Cons: "Food menu from Finland to Chicago could use a few more choices"
Cons: "long waiting time in the bus before the flight"
Pros: "Far better quality and value than BA, it's OneWorld partner."
Cons: "It was all good."
Pros: "I loved the colors of the flight.light blue and green. Gave a peaceful ambience. The flight attendants were very courteous and smiling. Especially the women flight attendants. The food was excellent. It was interesting that the flight from Helsinki to Chicago served a Indian style dinner comprising of lentils, rice and chickpeas. I liked that too, though I prefer the meditarranean fare. I liked the boarding as they were very strict about families with children and gave them priority before other passengers."
Cons: "I did not find too many indian films which I would have liked, especially in a flight because Indian movies are 3 hours long and help to pass the time quickly :). I would have liked more variety in the Hollywood movies as well. They mostly had much older films and hardly any of the new releases while Emirates flight had lot many more new releases and oscar winning movies. They served the Indian amul cheese which is not worthy of serving on a flight, and they could have served some better cheese."
Pros: "1)Magazine says you under need for modern communication and aiming to improve. There are no chRging ports and no internet. That would help. A little behind the times on that one, do t you think? 2) Getting gangway attached after landing appeared to be very innefficient. Thanks for trying"
Cons: "Crew great!"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and helpful. There were multiple runs for drinks and the meal was delicious. The entertainment tablet offered good movies and tv shows."
Cons: "The lights where not lowered down to make it easy for people to rest and make it easier to fall sleep."
Pros: "Boarding and de-boarding was quick"
Cons: "We had a very rude male flight attendant that argued with us when they didn't have a vegetarian meal for my wife even though we checked that box when buying our tickets. My wife ate two bread rolls for dinner before the next meal 7 hours later. Later, when the second meal was served, he muttered a smart assed reply to my wife after he handed her food to her. After that meal service he offered everyone coffee except us."
Pros: "The gluten free meal was pretty bad."
Cons: "Wasn't given vegetarian option for food and don't eat meat."
Cons: "It is too hard to carry stuff on the stairs at the airports"
Pros: "Arrived ahead of time Crue"
Cons: "Sales on board"
Cons: "They left my baggage behind!!"
Cons: "Hi I try to cancel my flight to tel aviv bat no bady Will to help me Bad castomer Service for kayak app I hope you help me to get my many back Malki"
Cons: "Food, no option asked just served from Helsinki to Miami. Entertainment system was not working and later had only limited options."
Pros: "There was like 5 movies to choose from and 2 shows, all the movies old and my screen kept on getting stuck"
Pros: "Great service, great food, and comfortable seats."
Pros: "fast boarding"
Cons: "rude crew- the crew was impolite to all passengers."
Pros: "Friendly and competent crew, on-time performance, clean and pleasantly appointed cabin, non-stop service always beats transfers!"
Cons: "Cramped seating (A330) for such a long (8.5 hrs) flight. U.S. catered food was mediocre at best."
Pros: "Seats were larger than expected - more comfortablethan most airlines."
Cons: "Flight entertainmenot working well Frankfurt airport had no free wifi."
Pros: "American Airlines gets a thumbs up for this flight! Great seating, food decent, on time. We waited for some folks to join from a connecting flight which was good business."
Pros: "Great flight and nice people"
Cons: "Because the flight was through british airways, extra baggage was $90 much more expensive than Finnair's prices. After paying that before departure to London I recieved an email from British Airways that stated an extra bag for both my flight to London and return flight to San Francisco had been fully paid for. At the airport I was told by British Airways employees that I would have to pay another $90 regardless of what my email said because their official prices are $90 each way not both. I showed them the confirmation I had recieved and all they could say was "that is confusing". There was very little empathy or attempt to help. As a result I was forced to leave the suitcase behind with my acquaintance in London and do an in airport shuffle of all of my belongings. The flight was great but beware emails that may not match up with online info."
Cons: "Very old plane, seats did not have personal entertainment systems"
Pros: "The crew was incredibly helpful and accommodating when we discovered that I was not registered for a vegetarian meal. Bebe crew make sure that was taken care of and we're very very friendly in the process"
Cons: "I missed my flight from Chicago to Paris. Because I purchased it through Kayak instead of directly through Finnair or American Airlines, their 'hands were tied' and they could not reroute nor reschedule me. Not only that, but because I was not on the flight to Paris, my returning flights were automatically cancelled. While this is probably included in the fine print etc., I find it ridiculous. There should be a better alternative for people who miss their flights than forcing them to pay a lump sum that is higher than the original ticket price in order to reschedule their ticket. Moral of the story: BE VERY CAREFUL WHEN YOU BUY THROUGH KAYAK OR SIMILAR AGENCIES, BECAUSE THE CUSTOMER SERVICE IS ATROCIOUS."
Pros: "crew was friendly and courteous"
Cons: "had to be bussed to different part of airport to board plane no sound on the entertainment console"
Pros: "Polite and friendly flight attendants, smooth boarding procedure"
Cons: "Trash everywhere on the plan by mid flight.... Broken tv screen"
Pros: "Good flight, really good new A380 aircraft, smooth nearly all the way, usual small seating space as on All airlines"
Cons: "Routine airline food."
Pros: "The crew members were pleasant"
Cons: "I had to pay an additional fee of $327 because I had a infant riding with me on my lap."
Pros: "Direct from San Diego to Heathrow."
Cons: "The seats are very small--and I am a small woman--so the flight felt cramped. The food was just ordinary airline food--little taste. Coffee served essentially black--no offer of milk or cream. Take it or leave it-- Crew helpful if you could flag someone down. Most irritating: could not check in online for some unexplained reason and required to arrive two hours early. BA does no subscribe to TSA so spent time in a line unnecessarily. AND, then the crew arrived over an hour late so the flight left at least an hour late. The crew explained that their downtown bus did not arrive and they could not arrange one. Given the close proximity to the airport, this should have been a 10 minute cab ride."
Cons: "Need wifi to work. Highly dissapointed that BRITISH air doesn't have this feature. Most airlines do!!"
Cons: "Flight was moved to LA. I paid more for this ticket so I did not have to fly out of LA. We were driven in uncomfortable shuttle vans. Check in and security were caiotic. Once I landed I found out no information was available to my sister who was picking me up!"
Pros: "Other than the fact that it's a direct flight from jfk to Helsinki, there's not much else to like about it"
Cons: "Even though we paid extra for comfort seats, the seats were extremely uncomfortable! Not just the lack of sufficient leg room (especially when the person in front reclined) but most importantly the quality of the cushions. They were like cardboard and extremely uncomfortable to sit on. We were not able to sleep at all due to the discomfort! Additionally, they lost my luggage. It has been more than 24 hrs since I landed and I still haven't heard anything from them as to where my luggage was, when I should expect it why it still hasn't been delivered. Overall, a terrible experience."
Pros: "Good leg room."
Cons: "I paid an extra $90 to pick this seat. On the website it looked like an exit row seat with lots of room. However I couldn't really move out of my seat without climbing over others. It was a waste of $90."
Pros: "It was a wonder flight. Great staff!!! highly recommended."
Pros: "The plane left an hour late .... but ... in the middle of a snow storm which in normal situations would have lead to the cancellation of the flight. So ... something which normally would be a major negative view is now actually a positive comment."