Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Sydney to Mumbai
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 18h 45m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Singapore Airlines (₹ 44,585) and Malaysia Airlines (₹ 47,431), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Cathay Pacific (₹ 58,887) and Multiple Airlines (₹ 63,265).
From Sydney to Mumbai, Monday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Saturday is the most expensive. Flying from Mumbai back to Sydney , the best deals are generally found on Thursday, with Sunday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Sydney you will be using Sydney Kingsford Smith, often referred to as Sydney Airport. You will be landing at Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji, also known as Mumbai Airport.
There are multiple car parks available at the airport, but Blu Emu car park is the best option for long-term parking. It is advisable to book online to get a better daily rate and ensure you get a parking spot. The Blu Emu car park is located 15 minutes from the terminals, and a free shuttle bus operates daily to transfer passengers between the car park and the terminal buildings.
To go direct from the airport to Mumbai city centre, the only option available is to take a taxi. Depending on traffic, the taxi ride can take anything from 25 minutes to two hours. There are two types of taxis available: metered taxis are black and yellow, while prepaid taxis are known as Cool Cabs. The latter are recommended as they operate on a fixed fare and also have air conditioning. A taxi fare to the city centre should be INR500-600 (about AUD10-12).
If you are waiting for a connecting flight and need to sleep at the airport, the Niranta Airport Transit Hotel & Lounge is in the transit area of Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport – you can, however, only access it if you have a flight leaving from Terminal 2. The Aviserv Lounge inside the airport has sleeping pods that you can book (without the lounge service) for an hourly rate. In addition, there are five hotels near the airport, all offering an airport shuttle transfer.
There are free showers available in Terminal 1 at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, but note that you must bring your own towel and soap. In Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport, showers are available in the Aviserv Lounge and can be rented (without lounge access) for a flat rate per shower.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Crew very attentive but not intrusive. Food very good."
Cons: "I did not find much to watch on entertainment system. Have to get crew to assemble flat bed, a bit of a nuisance. Also to turn it back into a chair."
Pros: "I liked the size of the cups for drinks: smaller than usual."
Cons: "You could train some of your crews to behave more polite to the customers like they do in the Japanese airlines. Male crews tended to be nicer than female crews."
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: "Amazing services and foods"
Cons: "The business class seat was great"
Pros: "Crew will try there best to help you in anyway"
Cons: "Missed my connection so lost bags . Took 2 days for them to get to me."
Cons: "For business class SQ, the crew service was severely sub-par. Seat arrangement same as in bigger 777, so actual space is much shorter and therefore uncomfortable for sleeping and lounging."
Cons: "No complain . It’s singapore airlines and not dirty air India or jet Airways"
Pros: "crew were very friendly and helpful. flight was one of the best i’ve had"
Cons: "boarding at sydney was very confusing"
Pros: "Crew were very good. Cabin was also much better than Qantas premium economy cabin."
Cons: "Had premium economy seat. Not the most comfortable on the tailbone for some reason."
Cons: "Cramped seats, no leg room, horrible food, stupid COLD snack!"
Pros: "Boarding went smoothly, crew extremely curtious and helpful."
Cons: "Plane was an older model and I did not have strength to recline seat. Quality of seat back screens poor and hand sets difficult to navigate for a technophobe like Ma."
Pros: "The crew was great as usual. The food was good"
Cons: "Better seats - really uncomfortable with a packed plane and wailing infants even when seated quite a few rows away."
Pros: "The crews on board were amazing!"
Cons: "The service from the ground staffs are not as good a the crews onboard."
Pros: "Seating was spacious, crew was attentive. Boarding was efficient."
Cons: "The food choice was not pleasing to me."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable and the staff was very attendant!"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Flight time"
Pros: "Punctual flight with friendly crew."
Pros: "The crew and the little things like blanket, pillow, hot towels etc that is just standard. The food was great except the bread rolls Entertainment system was fantastic"
Cons: "They seemed to miss a whole section with immigration cards which delayed my party of travellers when we landed. The recline of the seat is huge, great for those wo recline, not so great for the person behind them"
Pros: "Very good service"
Cons: "Very poor entertainment. Upgrade options at the transfer desk not very clear and the staff present there not courteous"
Pros: "The aircrafts, on-board service on Sin Dxb route"
Cons: "The thing that Inhad to fly Silk Air with one of four flights."
Pros: "Able to check luggage in 48 hrs before flight saving $50 storage fees, so went back into CBD for the day."
Cons: "20 mins late boarding meant plane left 35 mins late although still arrived on time."
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"
Cons: "Some staff not courteous which surprised me"
Cons: "Some staff not courteous which surprised me"
Pros: "Modern Aircraft , good seat ,Crew friendliness"
Pros: "I felt safe ( important to me) and had just the right amount of attention from staff Very comfortable"
Pros: "crews were helpful"
Cons: "nobody suggested me about $20 discount coupon card . I could have enjoyed my meal free while waiting in teansit."
Cons: "My first flight (DXB - SIN) was delayed and so my bag didn't make it onto the second flight (SIN - CNS)"
Cons: "The cabin was quite warm"
Pros: "Crew very good as was entertainments system"
Cons: "You cannot disguise the age of the 777, 30 year old design. Noisy and basic compared to 380, 350."
Pros: "Prem econ very good. Crew very friendly."
Pros: "Food was delicious!"
Pros: "The on-board crew was polite and humble. Food served was delicious and the flight reached on time."
Cons: "The flight was quite old, was a bit surprised as the route seems very busy. Our seat 36J and K interestingly had no windows. First time flew on a flight with no window row."
Cons: "Food was. Not available. They said they don't have extra veg food . I selected beg food still it shows them non veg and I was pass my way with empty stomach"
Pros: "Everything was pretty great. Crew is very nice. Food was very good actually. 2 meals with snacks when asked. Hot towels were given a couple of times. Drinks were served and offered throughout the flight. Socks and toothbrush also given. Entertainment was great with a good mix of movies. Chairs were comfy and leg space was ok."
Cons: "I don't think I would complain about the space otherwise except that the person in front of me decided to recline their chair all the way back. It was a tight and fairly uncomfortable ride the rest of the time."
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."
Pros: "Sound sleep"
Pros: "Neat & clean flight.good cabin crew members.good service."
Cons: "Food served was not so good. Toilets are very small compared to other flights..speacially SFA - Singapore flight."
Pros: "Good service and entertainment."
Cons: "I didn't like that the flight from Singapore to Mumbai was of a lower standard."
Pros: "Vegeterian breakfast was good thou ."
Cons: "When I asked for non veg Indian breakfast it was over. And there were not much passengers also in flight ."
Pros: "Cabin crew are always great"
Cons: "Cabin fitout is getting tired and dated. Etihad leaves it for dead in first class"
Pros: "Attention to detail, good leg room, entertainment options and a brand new plane"
Pros: "Good seats, personal TV with movies and good shows. They gave us socks, blamkets, pillows headphones, etc."
Cons: "The crew was chronically rude to me. They would skip me when handing out beverages to everyone. I was lied to and passed down the beaurocracy over issues with my Stopover Holiday packages. They lost my bags. In Hong kong, I was told the designated smoking area in the terminal was close and the steward encouraged me to go...I almost missed the flight even though I didn't even make it to where she directed me. It was not close, she was a liar. They lost my bags. They kept calling me sir despite my corrections and obvious female anatomy. They had no remorse or apologies for their errors"
Pros: "Food & condition"
Cons: "Crew were unfriendly and rude"
Cons: "Flight was cancelled during peak season with little notice time Lack of service Lack of compensation"
Cons: "old facilities"
Cons: "the gates the time intervals and the connections..."
Pros: "Crew and entertainment"
Cons: "Very small seats. For full flights they should use the double deck aircrafts. They are much more comfortable. I paid an expensive fair for an old plane which was unfair"
Cons: "Sydney to Singapore flight was a very old flight, uncomfortable seating and very poor quality entertainment system"
Pros: "Crew and food"
Pros: "The crew were welcoming and accommodating, whether you wanted to sleep or to watch entertainment or eat/drink."
Cons: "Qatar’s food is great! Feels like five star dining. Attendants are helpful and friendly."
Pros: "Qatar is the BEST First Class airline in the world."
Cons: "Everything was amazing!"
Pros: "Qatar Airways is the best first class airline in the world hands down"
Cons: "Nothing they do a great job!!!"
Pros: "Crew was amazing"
Pros: "The crew was amazing and delightful."
Cons: "The crew was amazing and delightful but should provide food to kids first before even those special diet or vegetarians."
Pros: "Crew was wonderful. Entertainment very good."
Cons: "Headphones- only one channel."
Cons: "Delays twice which cost me lots of stress and taxi $"
Cons: "Entertainment on the Boeing 777 suffered from access problems"
Pros: "All good"
Pros: "Food and entertainment was fine."
Cons: "Crew was not very organized or helpful. Need more training/experience."
Pros: "Boarding was great as well as comfort and crew. the flight was ok"
Cons: "however there was no internet and bad entertainment. You couldnt really navigate on Oryx One and it was hard to select the autoplay or map. There was no remote unlike the B787 between MAN and DOH. Pre-download things on laptops, tablets, phones or whatever ifyou are not going to sleep on the flight. It also took 3 hours because of UAE and Qatar :("
Pros: "all nice"
Cons: "nothing but avoid bread"
Cons: "My seats from Doha to Mumbai were very uncomfortable....37EFG. The 37D was a pain stepping out and in."
Pros: "Everything was good - food, entertainment, on time."
Pros: "I had never heard of Qatar Airways before I booked a 24hr flight to and from Sydney, Australia. I only did this on the suggestion from a friend that stated Qatar Airways was "alright". So for the price I thought what the heck! I was extremely pleased with the service from the cabin crew. They are always polite, professional, and well trained compared to my previous favorites Delta and Lufthansa. The seats were comfortable (as comfortable as Economy and 24hours of flying can be), the entertainment and aircraft were state of the art, and the food was outstanding for airline food. If I get the chance in the future I will definitely choose Qatar Airways for long trips."
Cons: "Other rude or snotty passengers taking up the crews time and attention for no reason. But as I stated in the "positive" side of this review, the crew handled these impolite individuals with a smile and polite attitude. Kudos to Qatar Airways."
Pros: "Very affordable flights, good value for money. Most of the journey from Sydney to Oslo (via Doha) went qiluite smoothly)."
Cons: "The only thing I didn’t like about the experience was the fact that you can only check in one piece of luggage on economy class, and one very sour individual at the gate when boarding."
Pros: "quick eficient"
Cons: "long flight"
Cons: "Wrost app I don’t advise any one use it cause"
Pros: "I took advantage of the upgrade offer, and it was well worth it."
Cons: "Too many mosquitoes, but I'm not sure how they could have stopped them coming on board."
Cons: "The seats were very uncomfortable. Food was less than mediocre."
Cons: "My personal stuff been stolen in airports"
Pros: "Small airport"
Cons: "Transfer is inconvenient."
Pros: "Boarding was quick and I liked that they didn’t make many announcements which can often keep passengers awake when they’re trying to sleep. Lights were kept off for the duration of the 14 hour flight which was good."
Cons: "I felt that the service was slow and the food was poor. Water was not offered during the flight as is the norm with other airlines. Toilets should be cleaned more regularly. Advertising at the beginning of the inflight entertainment became very repetitive when watching short tv shows."
Cons: "My flight was delayed almksr 3 hours...nothing more. It's very frustrating because the problem could have been avoided if they were more careful but oh well. I'm making this review very short compared to my others because I know that if I start on a rant, I won't stop. Trust me, I'll safe that for the phone call complaint I'll be making in a few hours..."
Pros: "Cabin crew including the ground staff were awesome in providing best of its class customer service. Food and entertainment onboard was really good."
Pros: "childrens meals and play packages. service was good, and bathrooms were kept clean. The meals were tastey and fresh."
Pros: "We had requested wheelchair assistance. And the way helper was assisting us its not professional services. Which Qatar Airways promissi g to us."
Cons: "Helper was literally dragging two whelchairs at a one time. Means two passengers sitting on two different whelchair was pulled by one helper. I actually want to share video with airline so they will understand what they are promissing and what they are providing to their customers."
Cons: "the wifi was average at best. I get that we there are limitations...but if the service is going to be this poor, make it free & unlimited."
Pros: "I was actually impressed with the entertainment selection :)"
Cons: "The economy seats are just unfortunately not a place you can get comfortable enough to sleep. On 14 hour flights one hopes to sleep."
Pros: "All the stewards were so friendly and helpful. The facilities were very well serviced and so you forget that the plane was 100% full, despite long queues to the toilets. I would fly again with Qatar Air for sure."
Pros: "Airport staff were friendly, Flight crew were good. I was in an exit row so I can't comment much about normal economy, but my legroom was fine. lots of movies to choose from. Deplaned onto a bus, that took us right to the Transfer Security which saved me a recently long walk."
Pros: "Mediocre staff, not very attentive, horrible boarding experience in Doha. Food was inedible, watched a crew member place food she had spilled onto the aisle FLOOR back onto a tray to give to someone as if nothing happened, which prompted me not to anything for an 8 hour trip. DISGUSTING!"
Cons: "I will never purchase a flight with Qatar"
Cons: "Front row with a toddler meant that we couldn't lift the armrests up and get her to lay down. She had to lie on the floor, but when we hit some turbulence, we had to wake her and sit her back up with us. The second part of the leg was much better as we were on a normal row seat"
Cons: "Poor communication about transfers. I also had to throw away 20 pounds of things or get charge $800"
Cons: "The legroom is ok but the space between two seats is very tight and felt very cramped throughout."
Pros: "Good service, plenty of entertainment options, modern aircraft."
Pros: "Much better knee space. Excellent flight, good service..."
Pros: "Very kind and helping crew.. professional and helpfull"
Cons: "I dont have anything to complain about"
Pros: "Excellent service everyone was generous"
Pros: "The food and crew."
Cons: "The intertainment system on the Doha to Nairobi flight had old communal TV screens."
Pros: "Crew Boarding"
Cons: "Food Not so comfy"
Cons: "No entertainment"
Cons: "Entertainment. Not all films have subtitle"
Pros: "it makes my trip wonderful. Thanks quatar airlines and kayak"
Cons: "Very cramped space on a 14 hr flight. Very slow food & drink service. Toilets were dirty No opportunity to choose seats despite checking in online the day before - we were allocated 2 adjacent seats but there were none others shown as available on the entire aircraft."
Pros: "The overall experience was good."
Pros: "Plane was large and comfortable."
Cons: "Boarding was chaotic and confusing."
Pros: "The crew were very helpful and the food was good."
Cons: "There was no soap in the toilets on the stretch from Sydney to Dubai. The film choice also seemed poor."
Pros: "Comfortable seats. Good food."
Pros: "Great food & great entertainment. Love the free WiFi"
Cons: "Food worse quality than before. No snacks as well"
Pros: "Great crew, excellent legroom"
Cons: "Info system is not that easy to navigate So hard to find a movie"
Pros: "reached before schedule. giving passengers enough time for getting off board and give them a little extra time in hand."
Cons: "flight attendant responsible for boarding the flight was rude. he gave unclear instructions creating confusions. the flight interior was average/below average. really inferior quality compared to other emirates flight."
Pros: "The seats were very comfortable, good entertainment"
Cons: "Poor gluten free options"
Cons: "Too long of a wait for "parking" after landing"
Cons: "Everything about the flight was great with the exception that the WiFi was pretty terrible and didnt work the final few hours of the flight. I raise the issue because customers shouldn’t pay $15 for it if it doesn’t work."
Pros: "Excellent service"
Pros: "Everything was nice.."
Pros: "Fast and easy"
Cons: "We didn't get to fly from SYDNEY to CHRISTCHURCH when we were supposed to!"
Cons: "You cancelled my return ticket without informing me or giving a refund. Lied about the refund in the emails you sent me."
Pros: "Crew service, and service at Emirates lounge in Dubai, were outstanding"
Pros: "I like the most........ very comfortable take off n landing .... special compliments to the captain.... I specifically told this to an airhostess"
Cons: "Everything was good"
Pros: "Good aircraft. A 380"
Cons: "People carried a lot of hand luggage and the overhead bins were crammed"
Cons: "I cant cause im still at quantos waiting for them to find my god damn bags!"
Cons: "Delays boarding meant we were almost 30 mins late arriving in Wellington. Cramped seats on Qantas 737 plane"
Pros: "Comfortable overall, not much turbulance"
Pros: "Comfort, amenities"
Pros: "Emirates leg was good. Easy checkin and I think slightly large than usual seats."
Cons: "I bought a return from Emirates with the returning flight from Australia to London as a code share with Qantas. Qantas does not honour the e-ticekts from Emirates and will NOT allow you to preselect seats online. You have to hope for a good seat at airport checkin. Too bad, as I would have been prepared to pay extra for a seat upgrade."
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Punctual on Time. Clean Cabin. Nice Crew"
Cons: "They should be little flexible in timing for serving Dinner, as it happened, they served Dinner as soon as the Seat belt sign was switched off, at that time it was 4 pm local time. Since we were not ready for Dinner we suggested to bring it after an hour, which they declined stating that once they take back the trays it can not be served again."
Cons: "My original flight was delayed so I needed to book for a hotel in manila and need to rebook my connecting flight from christchurch to queenstown. Supposedly, the airline company should offer a reimbursement for all my additional expenses. Vey inconvenient on my part."
Pros: "Airbus was comfortable. Entertainment was really great."
Cons: "I wish there was more legroom."
Pros: "Staff were quite attentive. All requested were promptly fulfilled"
Cons: "Service took a long time once on the flight. We left Sydney at 7pm and didn't receive any food or drinks for at least an hour and a half."
Cons: "I specifically booked my flight with emirates as I prefer their service,food,staff,seating and entertainment and was instead told once I arrived at Auckland airport that we were instead flying with qantas . Not impressed that we received no email or contact to inform us of this beforehand . The service itself from qantas was not bad but again some sort of notice would have been nice ."
Pros: "Every thing was good"
Cons: "The fact that I didn't fly due to ill health and got no refund"
Pros: "Leg Room"
Pros: "all entertrainment onboard is excellent ."
Cons: "the flight is good,,but unfortunately the staff is not accomodating that much,,need some basic training on what kind of food you are serving to passenger.."
Pros: "Food was great! The aircraft was very nice and the flight attendants were so helpful! Only a 3 1/2 hour flight and it was the best way I have flown!"
Pros: "Comfortable seat"
Cons: "I was inzble to select vegetarian meal on ypur website"
Pros: "Felt at home"
Cons: "Late take off"
Cons: "Late take off"
Pros: "The entertainment system"
Cons: "Everything else"
Pros: "Lots of leg room. Excellent entertainment system."
Cons: "Not every seat had a power outlet. They took the headphones back a little too soon."
Pros: "I liked the in flight entertainment, food, and decent leg room in comparison to other airlines. Also, a plus they have a good beverage selection."
Cons: "Not much I didn't like"
Cons: "My baggage was ripped and the material inside was damaged. Never expected that from Emirates."
Pros: "Nothing !"
Cons: "Security staff did not know English and asking ladies passengers to remove bangles which was impossible."
Pros: "The service, entertainment and food were all excellent."
Pros: "Loved the staff, very friendly and extremely accommodation nothing was too much trouble. Very comfortable"
Pros: "Meals, comfort, and crew all above average."
Cons: "Nothing really"
Cons: "It was too hot in the plane."
Cons: "More regional movies for India"
Pros: "Crew and the food"
Cons: "Seating was tight for me a big guy"
Pros: "Seats were ok on par with other airlines. Food served was good."
Cons: "More leg space."
Cons: "Bathroom is clean, but could be better if more attention is being given."
Pros: "The crew had their hands full. Very friendly throughout the flight"
Cons: "Comfortable legroom and newer movies"
Pros: "Friendly, super efficient crew, great, comfy seats and a smooth landing made for a fantastic trip."
Cons: "Could have been longer so I could get more sleep!"
Pros: "Comfortable seat with good recline and leg room. Noise cancellation head phones are effective and comfortable. Good selection of audio and video entertainment."
Pros: "Crew was amazing!!"
Pros: "The food was okay which is much better than the outbound flight."
Cons: "The seat is quite narrow but it's okay for me. However, I do think bigger people might have problems with it."
Pros: "Crew was good. Seating was great because I had 2 empty seats next to me and was able to sleep much more than ever on long flight to Asia."
Cons: "I had to pay to get seat selection in advance of 48 hours which I have never had to do for a flight. I should have got a warning from Kayak about this. As it is, that was not needed because plenty of empty seats and could have got window seat without paying for advance."
Pros: "We had a traumatic and abysmal experience for the trip. The flights were delayed, cancelled, wrongly rearranged and we had to run through the airports with no sleep, no food and no clear flight confirmations with minimal to no help from the Cathay Pacific staff."
Cons: "Helpful ground staff with information about next flight arrangements and better telephone helpline staff."
Pros: "The crew was wonderful. Very polite and professional. The movie selection was the best I had ever had.......great job there!"
Cons: "I am 6-4, so I always struggle with comfort. My legs cramp and my back aches. The meals look good and I even try them sometimes, but me and airline food seldom work out."
Pros: "On time, safe, standard service"
Pros: "Good crew, very patient with the crowd. Food was very decent on this flight unlike the previous"
Pros: "Enjoyed food and entertainment films."
Pros: "Inflight crew"
Cons: "There was no wheelchair assistance for one of us ,while the other had.we we're told there was no staff to help with wheelchair! The inflight entertainment options are very poor when compared to Singapore and Emirates."
Pros: "Flight attendant was very kind and helpful. I was very tired and was feeling a little under the weather. She checked in with me frequently throughout the flight to make sure I was well, brought me hot water to sip on, and just made sure I was as comfortable as possible. My regret is that I didn’t catch her name."
Pros: "Smooth, uneventful travel all was well."
Pros: "Upgraded seats"
Cons: "Same Some staff still needs training, sinplying saying no, is not acceptable, finding a solution and working towards a resuloution is more acceptable. Better verbiage used, checking on food count making sure EVERYONE gets what’s printed on the menu. Asking everyone equally on the same roll is the rule of thumb."
Cons: "Cancelation process was too poor customer service was also too poor. And high cancellation fee. Customer service representatives did not tell me when I am going get the money back and also weather my ticket is also canceled or not."
Pros: "The new plane"
Pros: "The flight was on time and the crew was very attentive. Loved Cathay Pacific’s signature non alcoholic drink”Ocean Breeze”."
Cons: "The food was really not at the level you would expect. There was only a pork and a fish option. The fish was fishy and the dessert was gelatin cake thing that did not appease my dessert craving."
Pros: "Easy boarding, good entertainment. Great crew."
Cons: "Long flight to easy to complain about something. But really no problems here"
Pros: "All was good until missed connection"
Cons: "Missed connection due to late arrival. CP switched us to AC. 7 hour layover"
Pros: "The crew were very polite, efficient and attentive."
Cons: "On the first leg of our journey the seats were very difficult to adjust. We required the help of the attendants."
Cons: "old plane"
Cons: "Gate staff was not patient and friendly. No advanced notification before flight cancellation. Poor communication after flight cancellation. No instructions for remediation for flight cancellation only tell customer to get checked in luggage bag and go home. No initiative to handle the incident. We waited for 2 hours at the counter for explanation and information for re-arrangement for the flight. Really disappointed with this flight."
Pros: "Great staff and good service Took care of us like a family thanks"
Cons: "Food can be better as we Indians don't eat brief and pork"
Pros: "The overhead compartments are a good size. The staff was friendly. There was decent legroom in front of the seats. The food was more flavorful than most airlines."
Cons: "In Hong Kong there was an additional security checkpoint set up at the gate. I had to throw away all liquids I purchased. Usually, once you've cleared customs and security checkpoints you can buy food and liquids within the airport and board the flight. Not sure if this was an airport thing or an airline thing. Either way it was highly inconvenient and annoying"
Pros: "Boarding was quick and efficient. Crew did their job pleasantly ."
Cons: "Food was very ordinary, not up to what I expect in business class."
Pros: "crew great, food very good"
Cons: "flight also late taking off"
Cons: "I was seated at the last seats and by the time it was my turn to choose from the menu, there was none left but just one option for me. Hope Cathay pacific will add extra food selections to accommodate passengers in the last seats."
Pros: "The food was great, 2 free bags checked, free food and free movies! Very nice staff all around amazing."
Pros: "I typically like Cathay."
Cons: "Missed my flight from SLC to LAX due to Alaskan Airlines being unable to print my boarding pass in time."
Cons: "Less choices of movies"
Pros: "Speak in Hindi language with lndian passengers"
Pros: "Good entertainment and decent food"
Cons: "Boarding. Starting from the boarding call where everybody rushed the aircraft and weren't organized to the space allocation for bags. There were a number of empty seats. I would guess the aircraft was running at 70 to 75% capacity. However, there was no space for our carry one. The passengers who go in earlier had put their bags flat and horizontal thus taking maximum room in the bins. The airhostes did nothing to control this or direct the bags. I repeatedly said that I could move the bags around to crate room. They took no heed. There were also a number of partially empty bins that had been closed early , and the air hostesses did nott allow me to look in to. Finallymy partner and I had to cross over to thebother side and place one of ou carry ons 19 rows in front of our assigned seats, and the other smaller bag in the seat on front of us. For a 6'3" man, this was very uncomfortable for 14 hrs. The rest of the flight was fine, but the boarding was extremely inefficient"
Cons: "When we booked we asked for a child's meal and we advised of allergies. However I don't see why we would have to ask as we booked a child's seat and you have to provide the age which she is 4. When onboard from SYD/HKG and HKG/LONDON, NO meal was available for our child except for what everyone else was eating. She is anaphylaxis to shellfish, she was given shrimp!!!!! I am sure if she was given a child's meal she would not have got this. We were then told we have to advise the airline 12 hours before we fly that we want a child's meal. I am sorry but when travelling we should not have to do this and nor have we ever had to do it on any other airline. Poor poor poor!!!!"
Pros: "Seated 19K in business class on the 777 from Manchester. Crew was fantastic and responded quickly and enthusiastically. Breakfast muesli was really good"
Cons: "Food could be better. Lamp rump steak cooked well but potato on the side not washed properly. Breakfast option not appetizing"
Pros: "They have nice blankets"
Cons: "The seats were hard to move."
Pros: "Very spacious and comfortable seats, great service, good food."
Pros: "The service and quality are absolutely OK, the airline is awesome!"
Pros: "Everything was good I didn't have any complaints about the service or flight time"
Cons: "In entertainment no good Hindi options were there"
Pros: "The flight was very pleasant and the crew exemplary."
Cons: "The flight was delayed by over 3 hours and I just missed check in for my connecting flight. I was not allowed to board by British Airways. Unfortunately this was a separate ticket and resulted in me having to purchase a new ticket at a very higher cost. While I accept the delay was beyond Cathay's control I would have make the check in on the connecting flight in time if they had provided assistance in transiting through the airport. Unfortunately no help was provided and after I missed the check in and spoke to the Cathay Pacific representative they only advised me I would have to find another flight."
Cons: "The reading light did not work. The drinking water was cloudy and tasted funny."
Pros: "The crew and the selection of movies"
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "Crew was welcoming and considerate. Breakfast food selection was good and tasty. Entertainment system is great."
Cons: "Old old plane with the most uncomfortable seats - hard lumbar and head support. Good leg room. It was a 3.5 hour flight, so it was manageable. Had to use my next pillow during hour 3."
Pros: "The food was really good. Had the chicken sausage with pasta and mushroom."
Cons: "After travelling from the Maldives and our final flight home from Melbourne to Brisbane, several people had their luggage sopping wet due to rain at Melbourne. Everything inside the luggage was wet. Qantas Customer Service was not empathetic. They said it was only water and bad luck."
Pros: "Crew was excellent as always with the Sri Lankan hospitality."
Cons: "It was an old aircraft and felt dirty. Screens, seats, lavatories, everything was old. There were some really loud and rude passengers behind us causing disruption to everyone around. The crew tried to handle it but the passengers were just not cooperating."
Pros: "Crew was great. Lots of leg room"
Cons: "Many screens weren't working properly"
Pros: "Lots of leg room"
Cons: "Food. Screens weren't working properly"
Pros: "The staff was very helpings ."
Cons: "The way they are Waigh the luggage was like weighing gold."
Pros: "Flight Crew was excellent"
Pros: "Plenty of leg room."
Pros: "Enjoyed the tasty food."
Cons: "gaps between seats were unbearable and have to think twice whether to travel again UL 208."
Pros: "Crew was that much friendly."
Cons: "Not mine type food (just a suggestion please to have sri lankan varities)"
Pros: "Check in process was smooth, crew amazing, food excellent and in flight entertainment exciting."
Pros: "All crews they are helpfull"
Cons: "Food same going and coming times"
Pros: "Good value"
Pros: "Crew was very nice"
Cons: "Food was with a lot of chilli and very spicy"
Cons: "Flight was late and because of that we missed adelaide flight"
Cons: "Manner of Airport staff is very irritating. They consider passangers as their enemies and behave accordingly."
Pros: "Also perfect"
Cons: "Felt like a second class train travel."
Pros: "Nothing really stood out. Having a pillow and blanket for every seat is a plus."
Cons: "Plane wasn’t cleaned very well, trash in the seat back pocket. Was given a meal that wasn’t on the menu and was unedible. At the end of the flight they spray air freshener down the entire aisle which is very concentrated."
Pros: "Friendly crew Good in flight entertainment"
Cons: "I reserved a single seat separated by a structure of some kind in the middle aisle but instead got a seat in a middle aisle with 3 seats total in that row without any seperation"
Pros: "Awsome service and on time flights"
Pros: "I liked the punctuality of the flight, the courtesy of the crew, the in flight meals, the comfort."
Pros: "I liked the punctuality of the flight, the courtesy of the crew, the in flight meals, the comfort and the in flight entertainment with a good choice of movies and entertainment."
Pros: "Leg room better in Economy than other flights"
Cons: "No headphones were given.. No entertainment"
Pros: "the vegetarian food on the second flight Colombo to Bangkok was really nice, good taste, comforting."
Cons: "only two toilets, long queue"
Pros: "Just about everything"
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "New aircraft from Cok - Colombo. Colombo-Doha was also good flight. Check-in and lounge at both Cok and Colombo were good"
Cons: "Colombo - Doha flight service not as not good. Delay in serving food and drinks. Bread served after I completed my dinner. No water supplied. Food menu need to update once in three months at least. Since last six months or more it is the same food menu. Same thing with the entertainment, movies need to be updated once in six months."
Pros: "Everything is perfect. .. excellent food"
Pros: "Everything is perfect. ... excellent food"
Cons: "No entertainment for 3.5 hours flight from Colombo to Dhaka"
Pros: "It was on time, good collection of movies."
Cons: "The menu was not good."
Pros: "Perfect and impressed."
Cons: "Slow load of luggage.."
Cons: "aircraft and food"
Pros: "Very good crew"
Cons: "Food needs improvement"
Pros: "The methodology for offering the meal is appreciable and the menu was delicious with good quality."
Cons: "I regret to state that there was no proper functioning of air conditioners at Colombo airport and during the taxi on the bus from Plane."
Pros: "Modern Airbus 320-300, choice of chicken or veg in economy (4 or 5 choices in Business). Clean, shiny new airport. Feels a notch or two above Air India. Ceylon tea, of course."
Pros: "Food was good, entertainment system also, and in economy class the seat was finally not that small."
Cons: "A small delay at departure du to late arrival of the plane."
Pros: "Everything is ok. I am happy."
Pros: "Good helping staff"
Cons: "Small flight, leg space in economy class was just little. Legs touching the seat ahead. So less comfort."
Pros: "Online check in was great. Flight was on time."
Cons: "No entertainment on the flight back."
Pros: "The flight landed safely is by far the most that I liked. The service was okay."
Cons: "I paid for business class and it sucked. The seats would not recline enough for comfort and the entertainment had to be held in my hand. Totally unsat for the price that I paid for that business class seat."
Cons: "One hour flight delayed by 2 hrs"
Pros: "Cleanliness in cabin was very poor and food quality was extremely poor."
Cons: "Cleanliness in cabin was very poor and food quality was extremely poor."
Cons: "The boarding process is terribly disorganized. And they were over an hour late boarding and taking off. Which resulted in me missing my connection in Frankfurt. They put us on later flights which added another 5 hours to my already lengthy travel!!!"
Pros: "I like the staff"
Cons: "The seat, meal, and waiting in the plane for long time."
Pros: "I cannot say enough about Sri Lankan. I have traveled in business class several times now from Kuwait to Colombo and Kuwait to Bangkok. The seat arrangement is awesome, the service is great and the food is tasty!"
Cons: "Unfortunately, I often have a short connection time in Colombo and have missed the connecting flight to Bangkok several times due to the plane leaving late from Kuwait. I'm not sure that this is an airline issue and is most likely due to the ground crews in Kuwait..."
Pros: "For such a short flight I was surprised we got fed. Almost as soon as we reached altitude the crew was serving breakfast. We finished and it was time to prepare for landing!"
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