Flight got delayed and was declared before half an hour. It’s not fair with those who are loyal with Indigo.
Perhaps providing a menu would have helped as it was my first time onboard and I did not know what was being served.
No one seemed to bother about the pandemic and moreover no one checked if the passengers are fully vaccinated or not. Not a single pandemic rule is being followed.
Check in is a mess. Be ready for a traumatic experience from the unsupportive and rude check in staffs and duty managers at Calicut airport. It’s a chaos and the lines are mostly first in last out, as they don’t care of the passenger well being or the waiting time. They are just concerned of checking in before the boarding call. Personal experience is of standing 2 hours straight just for check in. Flight is ok, food preordered are all the instant ones with hot water mix, which tastes pathetic. Overall, will never take another indigo flight to fly out of india.
Cons: "In Kiwi i couldnt add extra baggage weight. I had to pay extra in the baggage drop in"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "The seat was really bad and the crew didn't make any effort to dim the lights for about 75% of the journey. I would say an international flight on a low-cost carrier like Indigo should be avoided."
Cons: "if the cabin crew had been a little more cooperative, this flight could have been better"
Pros: "Crew was amazing, & purchased food was extraordinary quality."
Cons: "We traveled with a wheelchair person, but they boarded her separately from the rest. That meant she was without anyone she knew for some time. It'd been better to allow @ least 1 person of her people w/ her while she boarded."
Pros: "Flight delay"
Cons: "Flight delay"
Cons: "I got sick so I had to leave India. I tried for 5 days in a row to cancel this flight but the cleartrip.com website is just a bad labirinth. You are not able to cancel the flight from mobile( when I was in India), you are not able to access the website from Europe."
Pros: "we lost our bags"
Cons: "we lost our bags"
Pros: "Amazing crew."
Cons: "Better comfortable plane"
Pros: "Punctuality, cabin crew and cleanliness."
Cons: "Check in at Mumbai needs to be better coordinated."
Cons: "Nothing I didn't like"
Pros: "Seats very uncomfortable"
Cons: "Separate counters for wheel chair passengers as well as bus transport. There were several unruly travellers and it is not fair that ground staff should have to remind passengers of protocol. Separate transport will help."
Pros: "No, not really, especially the boarding crew. Where was chaos and signs of lack of planning. Gate changed towards the end and sequential boarding wasn’t done properly."
Cons: "1. On time performance, flight started 1.5 hours late, 2. Boarding procedure was unplanned and the gate resembled a fish market."
Pros: "Cleanliness, quality of service and the attitude of cabin staff."
Cons: "Delays to be avoided, Gate changes to be avoided, Boarding process was not properly streamlined."
Pros: "Very new aircraft . On time"
Pros: "We arrived"
Cons: "The flight was an hour late on departure pushing the international flight timeline a bit too narrow."
Cons: "Flight was on time. Crew were professional."
Cons: "Checkin staff was very rude and had pathetic attitude"
Pros: "Very efficient transport to/from craft. Staff very helpful"
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Pros: "Very good cabin crew"
Pros: "Clean comfy seats Attentive and polite staff"
Cons: "Very delayed. Refreshments were offered after we had already bought them ourselves!"
Pros: "Indigo flight time to time சூப்பரா இருக்கு"
Pros: "Worst service"
Cons: "Bad. I had paid for seats in row 1 and they allocated seats in row 29 and no explanation given"
Cons: "Check in was terrible. They had so much trouble with international credit card!!! Almost made me miss my flight."
Pros: "Air hostess service and flight timings"
Cons: "Announcements should be in local language primarily. Crew was not friendly. No smiles on any of the crew members."
Pros: "Good and friendly staff.Food is good"
Cons: "Need to get more organized with lines. Discipline at lines should be followed . They kept on changing gates once I understand twice is okay not 4 times . Also no point on charging outrageous amounts for excessive baggage for international customers."
Pros: "The people"
Cons: "The seats, it was too warm. Being herded into busus like cattle."
Pros: "In an Indigo flight, there is nothing to like"
Cons: "The fact that Indigo did not allow us to change the flight and made my wife to rebook the return flight"
Pros: "Cabin staff very efficient and pleasant. Very punctual flight times. What food I purchased was fresh and reasonably priced."
Cons: "Seats were a bit hard"
Pros: "Tried checking in and airline didn’t have my reservation. I had to buy Another ticket to catch flight. Don’t know if it’s Kayak or airline flight. I will be emailing parties for compensation."
Cons: "Having to buy another ticket as someone dropped the ball."
Pros: "Plane boarded quickly and left right on time. Very comfortable and smooth flight. We were surprised that our luggage arrived before we got to baggage claim."
Cons: "Web check in didn't email boarding passes to the correct email."
Pros: "Good crew, comfort & food."
Pros: "Flight was on time."
Cons: "the wait in the hall at the gate in Jaipur was not very comfortable"
Pros: "As above"
Cons: "As above"
Pros: "Despite the weather being really bad, the pilots ensured a smooth flight. Kept updating the passengers which provided comfort and prevented any potential panic."
Cons: "I missed the flight coz it was preponed. I had to spend 500 extra dollars on scheduling my international flight."
Pros: "Clean and comfortable"
Cons: "No free snacks or food/drinks of any kind :("
Pros: "Poor on board service"
Pros: "Very helpful employees. Also professional. Very pleased."
Cons: "Everything was acceptable to superior, by first world standards."
Cons: "Usually late night flights are getting delayed now a days. If not significant say up to half an hour."
They cancelled the Kandla- Delhi flight without notice, did not provide me to use other airlines. Their own airlines connection would have rendered me to miss my international flight Delhi to EWR . I spent 5600+ , but got the nastyjet
No food no coffee late boarding late landing its meh!
Cons: "I got transferred problem, little time to go to the 44A number gate It's little bit problem otherwise nothing to write"
Cons: "They sent my (and others’) baggage back to Chennai and I am leaving the country today . They held us on buses without opening the doors during corona virus crisis ."
Pros: "The crew on board were very friendly."
Cons: "Flight kept getting delayed for no apparent reason. Also, the life jackets were loose under the seats and kept sliding around during take off and landing. Should be a safety violation! I would no recommend SpiceJet."
Pros: "Staff was great, seat to be desired"
Cons: "More leg room"
Pros: "Good team on the aircraft"
Cons: "Terrible at communicating of delays. We were left wondering what was going on for 3 hours."
Cons: "No Entertainment very noisy plane ..didn’t give a blanket also"
Pros: "Nothing much - just value for money."
Cons: "Seat in front of mine was broken - too leaned backwards to me. Though they notified to prepone the flight time by 15 minutes but in reality it was delayed by 20 minutes!"
Pros: "The flight was short."
Cons: "The legroom was amusing at best. Had an exit row seat that wasn’t as wide as even a normal economy seat. It was a cheap and short flight, but I won’t choose to fly this airline ever again."
Pros: "The crew was friendly and professional."
Cons: "The check-in staff at the counter give the first impression, and my impression was that they were stressed. Perhaps they need more support. The cabin crew was very pleasant and professional. The aircraft was clean. We arrived in Delhi without complications. The luggage was quickly delivered. Will fly with them again."
Pros: "Price and schedule"
Cons: "Ability to use international credit card to pay for extra services when checking in online"
Pros: "Crew service."
Cons: "Seats cramped enough to cause cramps."
Pros: "On time, smooth flight"
Cons: "Flight was delayed by 7 hrs"
Cons: "Rude unresponsive and uncaring. I will never fly SpiceJet again."
Pros: "Good crew"
Pros: "Except that it was a cheap flight, I cannot say if I liked anything."
Cons: "Seats are very uncomfortable and small. Food is not good at all."
Pros: "Amazing crew"
Cons: "Free orange juice"
Pros: "Friendly but brisk crew on time arrival in Malé"
Cons: "Hectic boarding, tiny plane (Q400) on an international flight, when going from COK To MLE, fly indigo bc better boarding and more comfort bc A320. SpiceJet used a bus gate, had terrible legroom,"
Cons: "The flight was already delayed by 2 hours than its scheduled time despite that there was an additional delay of 60 mins and the reasons provided by the ground staff were absurd, none of the Cabin crew members are courteous, they seem to be frowning or in a mourning as if lost some one"
Cons: "The gave us hard time :( first they were not issuing us the boarding passes. They when I call kayak i have been told rebook our tickets. It was the worst day for us :("
Cons: "No food, low leg space. Very long boarding (back seats first, inaudible announcement of which rows should go now, and still very long)."
Pros: "Flight attendants friendly nature"
Cons: "Boarding annoucenrs, Hot inside the plane Because AC was not turned on till after flight take off"
Cons: "The flight was delayed. The luggage took too long."
Pros: "Very courteous service and yummy onboard food"
Pros: "The best thing about this airline was getting off it at the destination"
Cons: "Everything! Aircraft seating poor! Cabin crew poor! Slow on board service! Bar service not stocked didn't even have soft drinks"
Pros: "The staff were very pleasant and helpful. Boarding was efficient and the flight departed and arrived on time. It was a smaller aircraft so I did not expect there to be much legroom but it was more comfortable than I expected. reasonably priced ticket. Overall it was a very pleasant and smooth journey. Regarding the review which mentions paying for additional baggage with Kiwi.com - I also tried to book additional baggage with them. I paid for the service but was then sent an email and told I could not book additional baggage through their website and should use the Spicejet website. I contacted Spicejet customer service who were very helpful and efficient and booked the additional baggage with them without any problems. The issue is with Kiwi.com and not Spicejet. Based on this experience I would definitely fly with Spicejet again."
Pros: "Efficient and orderly."
Cons: "Boarding should start only when the plane is ready to board. A very l9ng queue could be avoided."
Pros: "Friendly cabin crew, specially Ms Nandini. Food was okay."
Cons: "Tightly packed 737-800 with189 seats! Seats 1A-C were right next to the front door, and I couldn't stretch my legs in 1A. Narrow cabin luggage space."
Pros: "Punctual and safe flight. Regular service for a budget carrier."
Cons: "This is not a good choice for international travelers. Spicejet is a low cost carrier with a 15kg baggage allowance. I guess most international tourists like me have more to carry. I had 23 kg and ended up paying almost twice the amount of the ticket price. So I think it is better to fly with regular carriers such as Air India."
Pros: "Flight fine but shocked to hear they had no bottled water on board."
Cons: "No bottled water on board at all. Appalling."
Pros: "Low cost, kept the information up about delays"
Cons: "Delayed in total by 4 hours for a 55 min flight. Missed a whole day of vacation as instead of arriving at 1pm, we got there at 630pm."
Cons: "Coffee was cold. I also had to pay for it!"
Cons: "I was disappointed to first learn that my flight booking did not include ANY checked bags. It was not shown in any fare comparisons. So I again logged in with KIWI.com and added one checked bags for equivalent of Rupees 400 for the flight. When I was checking in for the flight that, the agent told me that they have no record of my paying the baggage fee, I showed him the receipt that showed the inclusion of check baggage. He was rude, refused to call the manager and I had to pay another 400 rupees in cash. I want KIWI or you to refund my baggage fee paid by my credit card or I will take up the case with my credit card company, I will not recommend any one to do business with both KIWI.com and Spicejet.."
Pros: "Not a lot. . They served drinks but 15 mins before landing when pilot was about to start his landing announcement. The crew did try hard though."
Cons: "Crowding, boarding procedures, no seat belts for infants."
Pros: "Not much. A seat? Free cup of water? The 737? Safety. The drill, and cabin check, was mostly up to international standards. The crew were trying hard."
Cons: "No seat belts for infants. No actual control over size or number of hand baggage. The 15kg weight allowance for stowed baggage (that no one told me about) but I did like the way one could pay for excess at the check in desk. strange that refreshments were served 15 mins before arrival exactly when the pilot started his landing announcement on both legs I travelled. On the longer leg they were also offered earlier it is true, so it seemed especially odd to serve again then."
Pros: "The Flight was comfortable and our Infant Kid enjoyed the flight"
Cons: "Tuticorin Ground Staff Mr Lingadurai was very RUDE"
Pros: "Service was good."
Cons: "On a flight that costs roughly 9,000 INR, for one way, it is completely unreasonable for them not to provide food. Granted, it was booked at the last minute, but as a token of good will for the amount of money we are putting in, they should provide food for them."
Cons: "Extremely poor customer service."
Pros: "On time courteous staff"
Cons: "The check in counter staff at the Spicejet counter at Tuticorin airport is the worst I have ever seen. The guy was rude and unwilling to let me take my carry on luggage which was 8.5 kgs even though I have no check in luggage. Terrible attitude and worst customer service ever!"
Cons: "Delayed by 90 minutes You luggage got fully damaged Who will pay for that Bitter experience had never ever in any flights"
Pros: "Overall good service"
Pros: "our taxi got caught in traffic and we were late to the airport. But the plane was late in arriving and therefore in leaving as well. The crew working quickly and efficiently to board us all and they were all very nice."
Cons: "Crew responses were very bad"
Cons: "Seats would be better/Cleaner"
Special meal request is not honored seats are torn the plane is outdated and very old inflight entertainment does not work the crew has an attitude issues one restroom is blocked exclusively for crew waste of money
The worst experience in my life
Pros: "They were ok."
Cons: "I think so."
Cons: "Face wipes was needed"
Cons: "The flight had mechanical issues. They made us sit until 10 pm but still no flight. Then they asked us to go home and come back next day! When we tried to check/in, they said there are no more seats. Then they finally put us on another airline which departed in the night! This is a nightmare. You should not entertain Air-India on your website. I was totally exhausted and taken for a ride by poor airline management."
Pros: "We didn't like anything. We booked the ticket in advance, and they didn't inform us about the time change (plane departed 2 hours earlier than the mentioned time in the ticket). On top of that, the staffs were rude and blamed us for missing flight. After a lengthy discussion, they booked for the next flight. For the next flight (1 am), we waited for the wheelchair after getting the ticket to get to the TSA clearance area before boarding the aircraft. After 2 hours wait, one of the airport staff asked to walk to the security area (several senior passengers had difficulty walking) because it was too close to the boarding time, and no one came with the wheelchair. Very disappointing experience with Air India!"
Cons: "Everything from the basic! The staff surely needs a prompt training in customer service and teach them how to communicate courteously with customers. Need more training to handle issues similar to what we faced, learn how to escalate to their supervisors rather than standing and smiling, and saying that "we cannot do anything at this time." Teach them how to offer free upgrades in this situation, even for the next flight or future flights."
Pros: "Usual air India good service"
Cons: "We were told luggage to be collected at vasco de gama. It was unloaded at Bangalore. We then had 13 hours stuck in the airport with our luggage. Had our luggage not been unloaded, as expected, we would have a bit more freedom to move about. My luggage tickets had come off so I had to re-check in in. They then gave me the wrong labels saying i had to check in at internationals. This caused terrible chaos and they did not seem to understand when I tried to explain that going from Bangalore to vasco de gama was domestic. Other than that a pleasant journey."
Cons: "Proper check in at the surat airport is requiresd"
Pros: "Crew was very nice. Seats were comfortable."
Cons: "One bathroom was leaking water and came out of bathroom on the carpet. One more bathroom had no bath tissue. In that bathroom sink was chocked."
Cons: "Entertainment system was not working throughout the flight"
Pros: "Only onboard forc1 hour. Staff seemed very nice."
Cons: "Only a short flight so nothing to comment on."
Cons: "My TV in my seat was not at all working and the crew was not able to help with any thing."
Pros: "Staff was very courteous overall. Food was ok. It used to be better in the past."
Cons: "entertainment was not working with few head phones on different seats. Ground staff can be more organised in traffic management at the time of boarding the plane. Different staff was giving different instructions aggravating the passengers and the staff members in return."
Pros: "Crew are good . Food is okay not great not bad. They can certainly improve here . I travelled other airlines food is more delicious."
Cons: "More recent movies , news would be better. Staff needs to step up and inform travelers to form the lines . follow same standards as US. They need to control crowd more. Start having Discipline."
Pros: "Overall good flight"
Cons: "Was late by about 1 hr"
Pros: "CREW GOT ME A WHEELCHAIR SMOOTHLY WHEN REQUESTED."
Cons: "I WAS NEVER TOLD MY DOMESTIC FLIGHT WOULD DEPART FROM THE CHENNAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT!!"
Cons: "Dirty plane seat , no good food"
Pros: "Staff was so friendly that my mother who was travelling alone for the first time didn't even realised that when she reached to mumbai.and food was so awesome and flight departed and landed safely on time."
Pros: "The aircraft was good, it was Streamliner."
Cons: "Boarding was not well managed. While booking the ticket it said non stop, the flight actually stops at London airport Heathrow for 2 hours, and have to go for security check again."
Cons: "No onboard entertainment"
Cons: "Flight got delayed by 2 hours, resulting in missing connection of Air Canada flight from Delhi. . Missed connection. Poor customer service where Air India team first issued Boarding pass for next day Air Canada flight, and then took it back and asked me to deal with Air Canada directly this causing excessive inconvenience and loss of money, as Air Canada declined to allow me in their next day flight and I had to buy new Tickets to get back home in US."
Pros: "There is nothing that anyone can like"
Cons: "Everything. Nothing in the aircraft works, like TV, chair reclining. Service is the worst possible. Air hostesses are very rude."
Pros: "It’s more convenient to fly from Chandigarh rather than Delhi"
Cons: "All staff was very polite. Flight was very smooth. And the fair was very responsible"
Cons: "Proper information about status of delay"
Cons: "3 hours late. uneatable food"
Pros: "The flight was on time. I didnt lose any bags."
Cons: "Everything else. Entertainment system was not working, food was ok. Old , filthy seat covers. Cabin started to give you a feeling that you are flying in a trash bin after a few hours into the journey. Not many options for drinks. Crew non attentive and callous. It really needs a facelift considering it is representing the country in some ways when operating abroad."
Cons: "Literally Everything including - particularly Food. It was really really bad. - The Male Steward was nice, rest am not sure as I hardly saw anyone. - Bathrooms were pretty dirty within an hour of flight - Quality of seats is horrible - The Entertainment system is bad - Flight tracker didn't work so you don't know where you are or how much time left."
Cons: "None of tv screen working,"
Pros: "The schedule of the flight. Good legroom compared to other international airlines. Better elbow space."
Cons: "1. Very bad entertainment system. Unable to use entertainment system with remote or by direct finger clicks. The delay between clicks and the action response on screen is too huge...these look like systems from last century...please upgrade !!!! 2. Crew members are not courteous. They ignore requests made by passengers. Looks like they just hate all passengers in their hearts."
Pros: "Spacious leg room"
Cons: "everything else"
Cons: "Mumbai ground staff helpful & pleasant."
Pros: "Flight was delayed and communication with passengers was extremely poor. This should never happen in one of their hubs"
Pros: "More entertainment options like gaming and better selection of Indian movies"
Cons: "Seat covers should be changed, seats and elbow rests are not comfortable for a long flight. Air India flights in India do not follow a prior schedule, flights usually a delayed especially from Ahmedabad (worst airport)"
Cons: "Air conditioning was much too cold."
Cons: "Many seats on the plane were empty and I tried the touch screen consoles in 5-6 seats and none of them seemed to work. The plane was old and poorly maintained."
Pros: "Flight was comfortable. Boarding process was smooth."
Cons: "Air India people left the luggage of half of the passengers at the Delhi Airport. We had to wait at the airport to find out that luggage would arrive by the next flight in the afternoon. The good thing was that the luggage was delivered to our home in the evening."
Pros: "Commenta are the same as the one posted for the other flight."
Pros: "Food service was good"
Cons: "But they always seem to run out of something or the other. Also the plugs and seats are always broken"
Cons: "Passengers where angry. Air India did not show respect to us!! Boarding was a mass. They sad the system went down. From London to Newark the delayed was 2 hours!!"
Cons: "The TV on my seat was not working"
Cons: "Airplanes are outdated, tvs don't work, seats are broken. Food is below standard and staff is unprofessional and rude."
Pros: "The flight was full of entertainment options."
Cons: "The food was old."
Pros: "Crew seemed friendly, baggage came out quickly upon landing"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 45 minutes. We were sitting at the gate and don't think we heard any announcements. Even boarding we just noticed people start lining up. Snack was a cheese sandwich which we couldn't eat because vegan -- would have been nice to have chips or something."
Pros: "Timely and relatively painless boarding"