Seating was run down.. needs lots of improvements..
Could not hear announcements from staff. Luggage in hold was delayed on both legs of trip.
4 flights in 3 weeks between arrival and departure and all flights delayed about 5 to 6 hours ! What’s going on with AF ?! Not a low cost and you paid for that service !?!? Not anymore
Pros: "La ponctualité."
Cons: "Variété des boissons proposées."
Pros: "Perfectly on time, no hassle, seat OK. This is the way I appreciate a flight."
Cons: "Food. No choice, three "madeleine" (sweet) cookies for all, no sugar-free (salty) alternative..."
Pros: "I've never been on a flight with such narrow seat and thin cushion. There was no entertainment offered for the almost 4 hour flight. There was no means of charging any electronic gears. The airplane seems to be 30 years behind time. Crew was unfriendly and smiling faces are not part of the uniform."
Cons: "Very narrow seats and thim cushion. No entertainment offered an do means of recharging electronic devices."
Pros: "Nice and attentive crew."
Cons: "Seats not comfortable in premier economy."
Pros: "Quick boarding, comfortable seating. Great food!"
Cons: "The seats and IFE were a bit outdated. Comfortable, but outdated. My family had issues with their screens and one had to use the remote as the touch screen was no longer functional."
Cons: "They made me check my carryon rolly which is allowed on every other plane in the world, which meant going all the way back into a chaos of hundreds of people to check in. Because I had a connecting flight to New York in London, the check in caused many problems...and everything inside soaking wet"
Pros: "It was very comfortable and pleasant."
Cons: "Could be a little better the service, the dinner was late"
Pros: "Arrived on time."
Cons: "Overhead luggage storage jammed with luggage belonging to someone who was sitting far behind my seat."
Pros: "Red wine was excellent"
Cons: "Bright lights on throughout flight, would have been nice to dim lights for late night flight so passengers could rest"
Pros: "Crew was amazing. Service and food was good."
Cons: "Random TSA check was not needed at the end when boarding."
Pros: "The cue lines per zone are a brilliant idea!"
Cons: "An explanation to passengers as to why there was a backup between the gate and the plane."
Pros: "The crew was pleasant and boarding efficient I lucked out with first class"
Cons: "It was a great flight can’t think of anything"
Pros: "Plane was new, and seatback screen responsive and functional."
Cons: "Economy seats not very comfortable, very tightly packed together"
Cons: "Two hour delay meant we missed our connection. Then given a very late flight and had to haggle for ages to get earlier flight and told we should pay extra for it!"
Cons: "Arrived 5 hours late"
Cons: "Being in the middle of the 4 seats with guys on both sides. They tend to restrict the space by using the arm rests."
Pros: "Timely and smooth teansit."
Cons: "Food has a way to go to be appetising."
Cons: "Our flight was delayed so we could not make out connecting flight. We had to wait 6 hours get another flight to Atlanta and then fly to Boston the next day, longest flight ever was horrible I called out sick from work too."
Cons: "I didn’t have time to make it through customs. Missed my flight"
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "Did not seat together passengers, although booked and checked in at the same time."
Cons: "Flight was delayed, seated in the last row and non adjustable seating, so very little leg room. Dis-enbarkment was very slow."
Pros: "Food was good and again, staff were friendly and professional. Flight was on time and efficient dis-embark mentioned."
Cons: "Slight issue with headphone connection, was not the only passenger."
Cons: "I don’t know why they keep making boarding with stairs and bus."
Pros: "I liked the crew, they were professional and tried their best"
Cons: "The flight was a chartered flight . Air France informed us that due to cabin crew shortage they couldn't operate an air france flight and hence they hired Air Belgium. Whilst the crew were nice , the actual plane was old and creaky. It wasn't up to the standards expected of Air France. They could have done better in getting a plane up to standard. A lot of the passengers were disappointed ."
Cons: "The seat seemed smaller and space was very uncomfortable. The boarding process was very painful because we had to wait for a longtime."
Pros: "Great hospitality. Champagne as apero, cognac as digestif. Excellent on board entertainment. Comfy pillow and blanket."
Pros: "I didn’t actually liked the entertainment"
Cons: "I just didn’t enjoy the entrainment."
Pros: "Very poor sound quality on the earphones. Made it very difficult to watch a movie and almost impossible to listen to music."
Cons: "There should be more layover time as I almost missed my flight and My luggage was delayed!!"
Pros: "Smoothness of flight and service"
Cons: "In a french airline, chinese-cuisine meal was more attractive than western. Unbelievable! Entertainment: films were either too old, or too uninteresting"
Pros: "Punctual, great food in Premium Economy, friendly crew."
Cons: "Took over 75 minutes (after arrival) for baggage to arrive on the carousel. Boarding area did not have well-defined lanes for different groups."
Pros: "On time after latish start"
Cons: "Staff took carryon bags even for skypriority even tho lots of room in overhead, allegedly to speed deplaning. Nowarning to repack. Infuriating and stubborn staff!"
Pros: "The crew was very nice and helpful."
Cons: "We ordered a vegetarian meal. However, the vegetarian option offered to those who did not order a special meal looked better than the vegetarian option that we received."
Pros: "Good service all around, personnel pleasant"
Cons: "Very difficult to find where to register with the flight but this is more tied to the way things are run by the airport"
Cons: "They lost my luggage"
Pros: "Premium Economy on AF Boeing 777 on this route is not "a little less than Business", but rather "a little more than Economy". Seats, in a 2-4-2 configuration, are hard but OK, as well as the pitch. Good screens and entertainment."
Cons: "With the main meal, AF serves only "ordinary wine", This looks and tastes cheap. On the same route and class, Vietnam Airlines serves premium wines, a nice touch that would not cost fortunes to AF! Also, the "Asian" choice for the main course did not look and taste like the real thing."
Pros: "Seats were comfortable with good recline. Food was good, but not excellent."
Cons: "They forgot the snack/breakfast service for the front right section of economy then had to rush it. Overall, the service was good, but some things just seemed off. An attendant call was never answered, etc."
Pros: "Chicako Párizs szuper , udvarias személyzet pontos érkezés."
Cons: "We were rebooked, which understandably happens for any number of reasons. However, we were not informed or asked about our preference until our luggage was checked through! The staff especially in Chicago where we began this awful experience couldn't care less about our situation. Then AIr France lost our luggage and provided no help in locating them. We had to rely on folks who had friends working in Zagreb Airport to locate them. Air France is incompetent, insensitive and unprofessional. If you have an important trip avoid Air France - they treat you like captives not customers."
Pros: "The service and food were excellent plane was clean."
Cons: "No entertainment system"
Cons: "The food is awful The entertainment, i.e. movie selection, is not very good and doesn't change very much. The seats are not comfortable and my chair did not recline."
Pros: "Crew was wonderful Helpful, pleasant, capable"
Cons: "Waiting for late passengers & their luggage"
Pros: "Other crew members were very polite to us, in particular a younger tall woman."
Cons: "2 crew members, one named Terri were quite rude and short with us. I even heard her say she was ready to get off the flight. She also asked everyone around me if they liked their flight but did not ask me. She basically threw my coffee condiments at me and dismissed my concerns about the food. I was unsure if the fruit was expired and she quickly dismissed my question without any real explanation."
Pros: "Panamá airport is a disaster, unorganized and dirty"
Cons: "Panamá airport"
Cons: "Change crew"
Pros: "Great food, friendly crew"
Cons: "Late boarding wasn’t announced. Ran out of several drink items on flight"
Cons: "More announcements about lateness of departure. Less breakable plastic glasses. Passing water out more e often. Better coffee- it was very weak. Better movie selection"
Pros: "Crew was very pleasant and efficient."
Cons: "Informed the day before via an email from the site that the flight was delayed. Arrived at airport on time, checked in. Once at the gate we all waited to board. Boarding time came and went with no information. Everyone waited. No information was announced and no one was at the gate. After waiting for over an hour with everyone in confusion, boarding was announced. No information, no acknowledgement."
Cons: "very short flight"
Pros: "Air Austral ok"
Cons: "When your company proposes flight which goes through Thailand, it should be clearly advised that there will be a visa that needs to be bought while going through the Thai immigrations, we spent around 14,000 Thai Bhats while incoming and outgoing. Very dictative country, I will never ever fly again through Thailand with Air Austral, I would prefer paying another Rs.10,000 to emirates and have a better service. The Hifly company that operated the flights from RUN to BKK and back, was a disaster, very uncomfortable and really bad service."
Pros: "Crew and service were top rate."
Cons: "Flight delayed over an hour. There was little information passed along within the airport. Boarding/manifest at the gate was a madhouse with no order or flight class boarding. This was surpassed at Reunion by the mobs crowding to get their visas."
Cons: "To learn that the flight was over 3 hours later was a problem for different reasons : - what to do in a airport during 3 hours ? - we arrived in St Denis at 11:10 pm, + luggage time so nobody could come to pick us"
Pros: "Food and service are above usual airline standard."
Cons: "Both directions transit/transfer at Reunion/St. Denis was a joke. This is more the fault of the airport than Air Austral. The security facilities are inadequate and slow, staff unfriendly ... consequently the transfer can never be made in time and departure is delayed. After all of that you get back on same aircraft !!! why not leave passengers flying onwards to Johannesburg (Mauritius) on the plane ... as I have experienced with many other airlines."
Pros: "Staff was nice. Worked to make sure we were seated in a way that helped us stay together. Plenty of space. Courteous staff."
Cons: "Flight was delayed leaving Antananarivo. Flight arrived slightly late to Port Louis (Mauritius). Wanted to get food at airport in Reunion as we got to Reunion at 8:25 pm and had left home (to get to airport in Antananarivo at 2:30 pm, were only served a small snack on flight - it was only 1 hour long), but there was no ATM in the terminal and the only place serving food did not accept international credit cards."
Cons: "Arrived 20 - 25 minutes late on connecting flight Air Austral from Johannesburg. But the real problem is transfer at St. Denis - worst ever encountered. There is only one security station in a cramped stuffy area ... staffed by 8 slow, useless and unfriendly people. The technology must be outdated, because although your cabin bag, laptop case etc. is scanned, before scanning every bottle (no matter how small ... even 50ml or 100ml), makeup etc. is manually searched for then taken by hand and scanned in a separate device. Also any duty-free in a sealed pouch is taken, opened, then re-packed in a new IDENTICAL pouch and sealed !!!aaarrrrggggh?? Do this x 100 passengers (all travelling to Port Louis from Johannesburg via Saint Denis) and your Air Austral scheduled 1 hour transfer time is a joke ... with this frustrating process they need 2.5 hours minimum. Coupled with Air Austral late arrival of 20 minutes departed about 80 minutes late. The joke of it is the plane from Saint Denis to Port Louis is the same plane as used for Johannesburg - Saint Denis leg ... so why disembark the 90% passengers going to Port Louis at all ... leave them on the plane and only disembark those few for Saint Denis."
Cons: "Online check-in - boarding pass for 2nd leg Saint-Denis - Port Louis could be issued, but not for 1st leg ?? Boarding - confusing - boarding pass issued stated 14:45 as boarding time when this was in fact scheduled departure time. Plane eventually departed 20 mins late."
Pros: "Air Austral is a great airline providing top quality service"
Cons: "too little of ethanol on board (nothing)"
Flight was delayed by 3 hrs
The on flight entertainment and seats were lacking maintenance . The fabric was frayed and touch screen remote were non functional.Quality of food was sub standard. Air India needs to seriously considering resetting its baseline standards looking at Singapore airlines and Emirates. And not remain in the public sector era.
Entertainment system didn't work at all. Tray table was not level...
Entertainment unit was not working. Airline needs better equipment. Boarding was delayed and no announcements were made about the delays and reasons for the delay in boarding.
Pros: "Horrible. Airhostess was not respectful towards other passengers."
Cons: "Cleanliness! Bathrooms were horrible. Absolute no maintenance."
Pros: "Food served!"
Cons: "No leaky fluid from bin top."
Pros: "The crew was very nice, but I did not require a lot of attention."
Pros: "Well organised and systematic"
Cons: "We missed the connecting flight because of late departure in Chicago In india we are kind of staying the airport for our Chennai connecting flight We are here to attend my nephew’s wedding but we will miss part of the event due to this"
Pros: "Captains message totally unaudiable"
Cons: "Some entertainment and refreshments"
Cons: "The flight was delayed by up to 8 hours. Apparently, this was not a one-off - Air India flights from IAD to DEL have historically had delays of 3+ pretty much every day."
Pros: "On time on both ends, good tea; very calm"
Pros: "It's very good above all"
Cons: "Entertainment not their"
Cons: "I had to elbow people who refused to queue to get to the ticket counter when my row was called. Flight was 10 mins late boarding. The plane is run-down looking."
Cons: "Everything beginning from counter check in till exit of the aircraft."
Cons: "Very bad handling of passengers the way of handling the situation as a stewardess or air hostess was bad a very bad reputation for the great Air India first time such experience"
Pros: "Service, food, comfort"
Cons: "TV wasn't working in my seat and hence no entertainment"
Pros: "The leg room was comfortable enough"
Cons: "The breakfast served was disappointing & also the TV was not functional in the flight AI 347 from Singapore to chennai today"
Pros: "Nothing I lijed"
Cons: "Bad food, unfriendly personnel untimely departure and non communication"
Pros: "Timing was convenient."
Cons: "No information on transfers. And when I missed the connecting Bangalore flight , I had to go through one person to the other to get a ticket to the next flight. Like a ping pong ball. When someone has missed a connecting flight it should not have to be this hard to help find the next flight. I was also barraged to pay for my next flight. But finally one person helped and I got into the m de flight. But I had to go through 5 people and about 2 hours to get this."
Pros: "Very welcoming check in staff. Departure on time, efficient, pleasant and helpful crew. Comfortable seating, food reasonable and up to date entertainment. Toilets clean & fresh. Arrived on time and collected bags without any problems. Value for money. Would definitely choose Air India again. Arrived in Chennai happy and relaxed. Thank you."
Pros: "The ear piece for the sound was not good enough to hear the movie and on the return flight I could not switch the entertainment to english"
Cons: "Good food and pillows and nice blankets"
Pros: "put more sevices from Kerala Airport"
Pros: "Non stop Timings Convenient Good food Courteous staff"
Cons: "Entertainment system having issues Headphone quality not good"
Cons: "The airport have no few facilities. Do not come too in advance."
Pros: "Staff fine"
Cons: "Very bumpy conditions"
Cons: "Horrible experience... entertainment system on my entire side was on working.... multiple obstructions under my feet impacting my legroom. Dirty and unfunctional bathrooms."
Pros: "Satisfactory in every respect."
Cons: "Nothing that I can think of."
Pros: "The Dreamliner gave me comfort and I could relax during the flight. Seats gave adequate space, while legroom was ample. Food towards Chennai (breakfast) was stodgy - especially the omelet. Food towards Singapore was great. I had the vegetarian rice set which was hot and just enough for me. I watched 4 movies in total; the Tamil ones had subtitles. All were good. Check-in and boarding was smooth."
Cons: "One of the stewardesses on the SG-MAA flight was loud and bossy, ordering passengers to close the stow compartments doors. No need to shout. And besides, on most flight I see the crew doing it. Please be professional."
Pros: "Seat was comfortable, crew was ok"
Cons: "Food was not so great. The lounge had "packet coffee""
Pros: "We flew from kochi to chennai today,similar to our experience during our flight to Kathmandu we found ground crew were very patient,pleasant and courteous and air crew also very Helpful."
Cons: "No wheelchair assistance."
Pros: "All good, nice breakfast, quiet & convenient. Current timing."
Cons: "Capt. and Crew are the best. Everything else is bad."
Pros: "Spacious seating."
Cons: "The seats were too old"
Cons: "There was no USB charger port insider aircraft. I am amazed for backwards this flight is, especially, India is in the forefront of Mobile technology."
Pros: "The flight was on time and reached the destination about 20 minutes early. The snack was decent and the legroom in economy was not too bad."
Pros: "The size of the plane was big."
Cons: "They combined 2 flights and boarded people going to Bangalore and did not say anything about it. The pilot acted like the plan all along was to go to Bangalore instead of Chennai. It took us 5 1/2 hours instead of 2, and many people missed their connections. We were 3 hours late to Chennai. None of the flight attendance knew what was going on either. Terrible customer service."
Cons: "My seats that I selected was changed to something at the very end of the plane for both the trips. Disappointed about this service"
Pros: "Courteous staff; Decent Flight experience"
Cons: "Food was very mediocre. Landing was not smooth."
Pros: "staff seemed helpful."
Cons: "Had ordered a wheel chair for my mother. The person who supposed to help was very late. Ended up rushing her on on to the plane. In patna, they have the stairs. Patna needs a new airport badly. Mosquitoes in boarding lounge."
Cons: "The problem with the flight was not shared properly with the passengers."
Pros: "The flight boarded on time and landed on time"
Cons: "The seats, too much aircraft noise.... food quality is poor. The entertainment choices are very limited"
Pros: "Food is always the best but everything else is a big question mark."