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— South Africa
Oct 19 — Oct 261
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Average price round-trip

$1,324(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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$433or less

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$516or less

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Top 5 airlines serving from Alaska to South Africa

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
8.3
Qatar AirwaysOverall score based on 11136 reviews
8.3Boarding
8.2Comfort
8.6Crew
8.3Entertainment
8.0Food
Airline reviews

Cons: None all good

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Cons: None all good

Cons: Travel insurance that I purchased 80+ dollars was useless because I couldn’t use do anything to change my flight date

Pros: Nothing
Cons: Keeping flights and terminals accurate and on time. Not loosing thousands of dollars of my belongings they lost my luggage

Pros: We really enjoyed this airline

Pros: The crew was really nice and very attentive.

Cons: Qatar’s food is great! Feels like five star dining. Attendants are helpful and friendly.

Pros: On time departure and arrival. Hard working crew members.
Cons: No slippers for long flights.

Pros: crew was very sweet
Cons: food and wine options were terrible

Cons: maybe they can offer more snacks on the plain

Cons: Food was terrible. Except for the dessert which was good.

Cons: The visa check personnel were the most discourteous airline staff I have ever encountered.

Pros: Seats are very comfortable, easy boarding, good crew
Cons: Food - I wish you have healthy options

Pros: Service and entertainment.
Cons: Food.

Cons: Took long time to provide food & water.

Pros: Food , Crew , Plane, Cleanliness and Entertainment were good.
Cons: Didn't like the fact that I was never notified through email that the flight was from a different , newer airport in Islamabad. Originally my booking was from Benazir International Airport Islamabad but on the day of flight when I went to that airport , it was totally closed for operations and flights. And I asked people in the street e.g taxi drivers etc which airport my flight could be from. They told me that a new airport in Islamabad had become operational and my flight could be from the newer airport. I went to the new airport but I was late for boarding because my time was wasted in going first to the Benazir International Airport and then rerouting to the new airport. Fortunately the fight from Islamabad to Qatar was delayed and I was able to make it to the boarding and flew from Islamabad to Doha.

Cons: The seat from Jakarta to Doha, especially the head/neck holder was uncomfortoble. Too big and stiff and wasn’t on the right possition even though it is adjustable. One of the crew didn’t say anything, not even smile after she opened the curtain between bussiness and economy class at row J K L. She just walked away.

Pros: air hostess very nice polite five star
Cons: seat alloted

Pros: Everything

Pros: Flight attendants are ok
Cons: They did not honor my seat reservation they moved me from row 21 to the last row without any good explanation what is the freaking use of buying a tickiet early and reserving ur seat early when they move u anyway

Pros: the attention in general for me was excellent.
Cons: may be the fact that it was the same kind of food in both of the flights I had, is not that it was bad just in my opinion they should have more option, especially for south american people, thank you

Pros: Food was far superior to any other airline food. As was customer service. Airline payed for a nice hotel during lng layover.
Cons: Clearing immigration in Qatar took about two hours. They had so many staff overal at the airport, but were super understaffed at immigration.

Pros: Every thing is great.
Cons: Food Seat great service

Cons: this time food was not that good which when traveled before.

Pros: Good, drinks, service and entertainment system.

Pros: Wonderful airline! Very nice and friendly staff. I will fly with them again.

Pros: Great crew members. Very friendly and helpful. Qatar Airways is great about providing pillows, blankets, ear plugs and eye masks. Really good food as well.
Cons: The seats were very close together. With the tray folded out it was right against me without being extended. Leg room was cramped.

Pros: Comfort of the seat/bed

Pros: The airline stewardesses were Fabulous! Especially one from Doha to Cape Town. Food was good and more than enough to eat. I was impressed by the scheduled meals and drink offers , very important for a dietetic
Cons: No leg room, can't stretch your legs properly so my bad knee was in pain

Pros: Complimentary upgrade to business class.

Cons: I did not like the fact that on now 3 flights I have lost miles, as on every flight I have tried to sign on as a member or frequent flyer and on all flights, there were no entry forms. This is also after my attempt to complete one on line, which I have had no response to.

Cons: The trays of water could come around more frequently

Pros: The flight went fairly smooth, the staff were courteous and the food was as good as can be expected of airline food. There were several courses and options, which is always appreciated.

Pros: Crew are great and entertainment options are good.
Cons: The seats are quite uncomfortable and small. Really struggled to get comfortable.

Pros: Aircraft was much better than the flight from US, food was great. The only thing I wished for was more movies.
Cons: Lack of movies

Pros: Upgrade to 1st Class. Very grateful for the experience. Outstanding service. Very professional crew. Awesome recliner seats. What's not to like about premium service?
Cons: Too short leg :( This upgrade would have been awesome for the longer leg of the trip (for a much needed decent sleep).

Pros: Seats are comfortable with sufficient leg space and overall ambience of the cabin.
Cons: I pre ordered Hindu meal. The meal selection by the airline was same from Karachi-Doha and Doha-Chicago. There was no choice of menu in the meal on such a long flight. Moreover taste of offered food was not satisfactory.

Pros: Every things

Pros: It was a good flight. I'd give it 4 of 5 stars.

Pros: Another B787. Had empty seats next to me.
Cons: No menus handed out by the crew and little explanation of what the meal was beyond beef and rice or chicken and potato. For some reason they only serve a snack instead of a second meal on this flight.

Pros: Over all the flight was great.
Cons: However I feel the need to share that the lid of one of the lights fell off and hit my girlfriend on her nose while she was asleep hurting her instantly. I understand that it was an accident, but nobody takes responsibility for it.

Pros: The food you serve is good! We also appreciated the little gray packs of toothbrush, toothpaste, socks, etc. that you shared. The staff is very professional, and we enjoyed our flight,. We enjoyed the "quiet room" in the airport.
Cons: I had a little trouble with the dvd monitor.

Pros: Service, friendliness of that staff
Cons: Other passengers used my carry-on baggage space and my carry on was placed far from me.

Pros: Very comfortable seats with lots of space and pillows blankets and other ammenities. It was a 13 hour flight and the staff came by many timea with drinks and snacks

Cons: The food was not that great, I asked for non veg Hindu , it was very bland and tasted like fake chicken!

Pros: I like Qatar service very much and that is why I fly with them most of the time.

Pros: The plane was neat, clean and the services was world class. I was made to feel at home with service always at my finger tips.
Cons: Nothing to report.

Cons: Cramped seating on long flight. Headrest not adjustable.

Pros: Service of the inflight crew and food quality.
Cons: Too short layover time in Doha. Had to run from one gate to another to make connection

Pros: I don't like at all
Cons: Costumer service in Thailand was very bad and pool. Staff is so rude and looks down people.

Pros: Staff was friendly and I was comfortable
Cons: Toilet was a bit messy. Menu can be improved


Pros: We flew from Anchorage to Boston via Seattle. If there had not been a delay in Anchorage, the flight would have been excellent. However, there was a mechanical problem earlier in the day with a plane to Cincinnati. Our flight was scheduled to leave Anchorage at 4pm, but Delta decided to take our pane from us and use it as a substitute for the original but nonfunctional Cincinatti plane. A ridiculous decision. The Cincinnati people already had missed all their connections, but now all the Seattle people missed theirs as well. When we finally got to Seattle 3 hours late (just before midnight), the desk agent said that Delta had no hotel rooms for us and also no hotel vouchers. We thus had to find a room and pay for it on our own. The next day, we had been rescheduled to Detroit and then on another flight from there to Boston. The flight to Detroit arrived nearly 30 minutes late, and we just barely made our connection. Had we missed it, we would have had to spend that night in Detroit. Delta did its best to keep the two of us together. On the Seattle-Detroit flight we were on opposite sides of the aisle in the same row, but that was in a row right behind a bulkhead, making it easy for us to walk over to each other. On the Detroit-Boston flight we were next to each other. Both flights were completely full, so Delta must have made some effort to keep us together as well as possible.
Cons: Delta should not have made the dumb decision to take the Seattle-bound plane and use it as a substitute for the malfunctioning Cincinnati plane. Delta should have provided accommodations for the stranded travelers once they arrived in Seattle.

Cons: I contact the airline, because I tested Covid-19 positive, and I didn't want to expose anyone to Covid. I am steel waiting for an answer to change my ticket. When I came to Mexico, the flying from Minneapolis - Houston was good Delta keep everyone social distance. The flight from Houston to Mexico City was AeroMexico was completely full NO SOCIALY DISTANCE TERRIBLE EXAMPLE !

Pros: Comfortable seats and the plane was not crowded.
Cons: Wheelchair for my mom was not at the gate in Atlanta, she had to walk and we had to still check immigration, customs and reroute our luggage.

Pros: Crew were friendlier than many other airlines

Pros: Free entertainment
Cons: More comfortable seating

Pros: Not a lot
Cons: Customer service

Cons: The Anchorage airport was FREEZING cold and it was August, maybe a little less AC IS IN ORDER

Cons: Having food & being on time would’ve been nice?

Cons: K a y a k. Booked tickets on WestJet for us, but we were never told that check in and reservation was to be manage through delta so checkin was difficult and we ended up with poor seats because we were not given any advance notice

Pros: Ryan was great! Very nice and professional, would love to see him on a future flight.

Pros: Good service
Cons: Video system locked up at my seat

Cons: ... on top of that I kindly requested to speak with a supervisor and i was denied it. As a customer I deserved that. I would a ticket with Aerolineas and nowhere it said it was delta. I followed the baggage allowance explained on kayak website and on Aerolineas Argentinas. I took a bicycle which is free and i pay $100 to packed it as Aerolineas wanted. When I arrived it was a Delta flight and they told they don't allow bicycles and that i had to play $150. Aerolineas website and kayak clearly says that bicycles were free on my flight. I show the agent my ticket and that no where it said delta to consider what he was saying since it is an alliance but i was not informed about it. He said no and after wait there for a while before boarding i kindly ask to speak with a supervisor and the denied it and disappeared. I request a refund of my fee to you for providing incorrect information.

Pros: Delta in Orlando is awesome!

Pros: Everything was fine. Delta did a great job.
Cons: The kid screaming in my ear for 3 hours

Pros: I liked the service to see if there was a chance to upgrade because of the connecting flight and even though there was a delay in the plane arriving to Alaska, the quick turn was excellent and we were in the air within a short period of time.
Cons: The comfortability and that’s rear even if I had the middle seat. I had it on my way towards Alaska and didn’t have any issue

Pros: Nothing.
Cons: I missed check in (not flight) by 5 minutes. Delta did nothing. I called Aeromexico. After 30 minutes on hold they told me there was nothing they could do. Called Kayak, you guys said you couldn’t do anything. Finally I got some 3rd party phone number I was given by Kayak. I called the number and it was not in service. In all my years using this app this was the biggest disappointment ever!!!!

Cons: Cabin was too hot!!!!

Pros: The flight attendants were all helpful and pleasant. The seats were comfortable. We were provided with plenty of liquids.
Cons: The landing was pretty tough and we took off almost a half hour late.

Pros: Seat confort
Cons: Food and drink service

Pros: nothing
Cons: the flight attendant gets the order starting from the back and by the time she gets to the front there's no more selection for breakfast except for what is left that nobody like.

Cons: It was very hot and did not cool down

Cons: Cramped seating for premium Econ

Pros: Crew was very helpful.
Cons: On the way to Minneapolis the plane was BEYOND PACKED. There was no room for even my backpack.

Pros: Good choice of video programs.
Cons: The flight attendant took 25 minutes to appear, and had enough time for one round of service. First class, at least you should get two drinks. Fly basic economy, there just isn’t any reason to fly first class.

Cons: Aircraft seemed shabby despite refresh of Comfort Plus, food was really mediocre. Steer clear of the Asian Veg option.

Pros: Was able to sleep for once. Nobody in center seat.
Cons: Crying babies

Pros: Boarding and staff were excellent. Plane was clean.
Cons: I was unhappy with the seating arrangements. I could not upgrade my seats because I booked through a third party. If I’m willing to pay for my upgrade then it should be allowable. I don’t like seating in the rear of the plane!

Pros: Cabin was very clean and comfortble
Cons: Delay 3 hours in the unheated airport in Monterrey Mexico was very uncomfortable

Pros: Delta has great seats, friendly employees and engaged managers and pilots. Even their customer service Center reaches out to help on suggestions. I am flying to Portland for School over 40 round trips and I am saving $4,000 vs Alaska Air. Plus I get miles and discounts with the Delta Amex Card. I am very pleased.
Cons: I don’t like harsh change in schedule fees but it forces me to plan. I wish the Seattle to Portland Eve flight landed in time to catch Portland Rail system at 11:50 PM

Pros: The boarding was easy, crew was super and the travel was awesome.

Pros: Gate personal kept us notified about flight delay. Flight crew was very positive on plane and they were as miserable about the delay as we were. Snacks and drinks were brought out. The gate crew keeping us updated is what saved the name of Delta. If she didnt do that people would have been angry.
Cons: Flight was supposed to depart at 0730. Actual departure was 1045. Three out of seven of the flight crew were not happy about how badly they were being treated by call center and /or management while they were delayed with us at gate. Snacks were brought out because of delay but they were just junk food. Nothing I could eat due to allergies.

Pros: I was traveling for medical reasons and the Delta crew took great care of me, made sure I was at my connecting gate on time, and even put me in a better seat on the plane. Not sure if that was a coincidental upgrade, or intentional, but it was perfect.

Pros: Service was fast and the inflight entertainment is free. Lots of movies to chose from, which is nice for the long flight.
Cons: It was the most cramped I have ever felt in a plane and also the longest flight. Horrible combination. Some of the crew were snippy.

Pros: Crew were good, flight on time, free drinks
Cons: Nothing

Pros: Counter agent found reservation but not ticket number(?). She was very helpful and nice but Delta reservation system was a total mess. Barely made boarding even though we arrived airport plenty of time before the flight.
Cons: Counter agent.

Pros: Polite and thoughtful crew took care of our needs. Beverage service came through at least twice. Crew persevered through difficulties with the in-flight entertainment system and finally got it to work for us. :)
Cons: N/A

Pros: Left on time and arrived early. Good boarding experience. Seating had access to electrical plugs for charging my phone.
Cons: Nothing.

Pros: Boarding was efficient
Cons: My luggage didn't arrive with me

Pros: They were honest about why we late taking off.
Cons: Having to wair for them to fuel the plane

Pros: movie choices are great
Cons: the people sitting behind me kept talking about dying from the aircraft, it makes me uncomfortable.

Pros: On time

Pros: The flight got us from Anchorage to Atlanta on time.
Cons: No A/C vent controls for each seat. No reading light for seats. No flight attendant call light buttons were accessible. NO WiFI or video entertainment. Coach plus seats were just like the rest of coach, just in front of them. Seats would not adequately recline. The plane was still PACKED.

Cons: The entry into the Atlanta airport after landing was somewhat chaotic. We were backed up circling before landing for ~ 1 hour and there seemed to be an unusually large number of folks trying to get through customs/security - noe Delta's fault but an unwelcome experience after being in the air for 8+ hours.

Pros: Got grounded for five hours stuck on the plane.

Pros: The Economy seats with added space Plenty of space Cheerful crew
Cons: Nothing

Pros: We have been flying Delta more often lately. Great service, newer planes in and out of Alaska, and affordable first class tickets. Snack basket had chocolate bars...
Cons: Short 3 hour flight-no complaints

Pros: Entertainment. Center was great
Cons: Boarding has been made so complicated it's a joke.

Cons: I understand delays happen, but Delta delayed the flight significantly and only informed customers around the time they had arrived at the airport - especially for an early morning flight, where you are counting on being able to sleep on the plane ASAP, that is absolute hell. If they had messaged even 30 mins earlier, we could have rescheduled our cab and slept at the hotel given we were on 2 hours sleep. We received the text 3 minutes before we arrived at the airport and tried to sleep on benches as the front desk kept delaying the boarding time by 20 minutes 4 times, each time exactly at the previously extended ETD, which is far more frustrating than if they had just extended it once by 80 minutes so we could legitimately relax.

Pros: What they offer is OK.

Pros: Seats were very comfortable. Plane interior was in new condition, including electronic window shade tinting.
Cons: Staff was not particularly warm or attentive. Was never offered more to drink, and after asking for more wine was ignored.

Pros: The best airline ever! Super friendly crew and staff, great customer service and nice planes. Love KLM!

Pros: The crew were excellent and seats were comfy.
Cons: Headphones for the entertainment centre.could have been better. Sound quality not great.

Pros: Crew helpful. Food good.
Cons: Better range of movies please

Pros: Seats super comfy. Ended up with 3 seats to myself that formed a bed for the lap Uk to NZ. Very nice!

Pros: Great crew, comfortable seating with enough leg room.
Cons: Provide dinner before getting to joburg, instead of a snack. Flight arrives late so dinner would be appreciated

Pros: Pleasant flight
Cons: We were delayed & missed our connection

Cons: Flight on time would have been good when you have a late evening arrival. Long wait for luggage at Birmingham airport.

Pros: The space at my feet with the chair in front was a bit akward.
Cons: Not being seated next to small kids. Perhaps they should have a separate section? ;-)

Pros: The crew was great! The food was also much better than other airlines. And passing out whole bottles of water was much appreciated.

Pros: Crew was great and professional.
Cons: Entertainment controls were outdated and confusing to operate. There were no charging ports.

Pros: The flight was smooth, the service was friendly, and the food with plentiful.
Cons: Too much activity in the cabin during the flight.

Cons: If only there was a way to be able to lie down and sleep - you would be pioneers in aviation

Cons: The flight was cancelled and had to be rerouted on United Airlines.

Pros: Friendly and efficient crew. Flights were on time if not even early.

Cons: Turn the lights on early making it hard to sleep

Cons: I booked tickets via Delta, operated by KLM. They lost both of my check in bags in September, and it happened again today for the same scheduled flights. Had 4 hours of layover and KLM still wasn’t able to manage it.

Pros: Economy comfort was very nice, food decent, plenty of toilets to avoid overcrowding, and good entertainment selection.

Pros: Crew was in a festive mood, the meal was unexpectedly delicious
Cons: Seats ok, but could be more comfy

Pros: Flight duration
Cons: Very stingy with the drinks Cramped seats

Pros: Everything is alright

Pros: The crew was really friendly.
Cons: There was a Force Majeur delay in Helsinki due to wings freezing that caused 20 minute delay to Amsterdam and made the interchange stressful.

Cons: Landlords gave an unpleasant service! Which continued with late of 50min of the flight, they didn’t do anything to help/ to provide the passengers the answers. The food was cold It was comfort place to sit. Bad experience with KLM

Pros: Flight crew very nice
Cons: Paid $70 for seat with more leg room and was the exit role to main entrance. No overhead space for carry on: broken food tray holder. People stepping on my feet. And gather in your space waiting for bathrooms. Window seat had no room for feet because of closed door

Pros: The staff tried to help me when it was evident we would not arrive on time
Cons: The connecting flight is too short of a time. We were late out of LAX and I missed my connection and had to sit in airport for 5 hours. Missed my grandson’s third birthday party. Just made me sad as Travelled from far to try to make it.

Cons: Services was pretty weird .. Perse or crew Leader was ok But the assistent Young one was Really bad.. aptitud and not friendly at all.

Pros: Restrooms clean, decent food and drink, nice cabin crew.
Cons: No complaints

Pros: Nice crew; clean plane; decent dinner
Cons: No entertainment system; insufficient knee space

Pros: Absolutely nothing!
Cons: the connection flights was the worse! The gate was changed in Amsterdam 3 times! From D82 to C6 and then to C11. The distance between B82 and C was 20-30 minutes walk. No rushing was needed though, the flight was delayed for 1:30h and after we all boarded a further delay was announced. I will never fly with KLM.

Cons: Please Endeavour to put the expiration date on the food served in the flight.

Pros: Crew were friendly. Flight was comforyable smooth and on time. Nice snack.

Cons: Delayed!

Pros: The staff the facilities the food all ******. Will definetly look forward to choose both delta and KLM

Pros: The flight was great.

Pros: The flight was very good, specially considering it was a daylight one. Staff was friendly and servicial. Tue food was above the industry's average.

Pros: Easy boarding, plenty of room

Pros: Flight crew was pleasant and attentive. Seats were comfortable for economy as well. We were allowed to check in extra baggage for free at check in which really helped since we would be catching a connecting flight in Amsterdam

Pros: Loved the service...everything was excellent
Cons: The bus class seat was a bit narrow at the feet

Cons: Flight delayed by one hour which meant I missed by train at Southampton by 10 minutes and subsequent bus connect home. Next bus would have been 2 hours later so 45 minute walk home from train station. Didn't bother with food offering, put off by that supplied from Hannover to Schiphol.

Pros: Crew service
Cons: Flight delayed.

Pros: Very efficient boarding, fast and professional but warm and friendly. The plane was very clean and quite spacious for a two by two configuration. On time departure and landing and smoothed processing at the other end.
Cons: Nothing to improve

Pros: Overall, my trip to Cardiff via Amsterdam was smooth and delightful. I've flown a few short trips this summer and I was pleasantly surprised to find KLM still offered complimentary snacks. What a refreshing change!
Cons: There was no entertainment which is why I assigned that category only one star. The boarding process in Amsterdam could have been a bit smoother. Announcements were no clear.

Pros: quick boarding, responsive Airline stewardess, very polite.
Cons: temperature control was not good, service was fine, seats were not comfortable. plane need to be cleaner.

Pros: I have no complaints about the air crew. They where pleasant and attentive. Plenty of free entertainment. The food was good.
Cons: my only complaint is the USB ports didn't work on any of the chairs that me and my family where assigned to.

Pros: Service was good
Cons: Delay

Cons: The crew on the Lagos Amsterdam route (in economy) are particularly unfriendly and brusque. This is my experience each time i fly this route in economy

Cons: Luggage (being handled by Air France in Basel) was first marked as delayed... nothing of the flight was in the end put on the belt and instead dropped off at Lost and Found. Ridiculous service since this was in no way announced to the people waiting for their suitcase.

Pros: Boarding was smooth and hassle free, crew were friendly and helpful, food and drinks were very good, entertainment system is awesome and up to date with latest contents, good flight overall
Cons: Cabin noise and air conditioning too cold, didn't sleep well

Pros: It was very comfortable
Cons: The crew was great

Pros: Good food, good entertainment system, comfortable seating.
Cons: Only one toilet working in business class. A crew member told me that it was a decision to fly with only one toilet to ensure no delay. There was a disgusting stench of sewerage for the complete flight from Amsterdam to Johannesburg. This was in all likelihood due to the broken toilet on the left side.

Pros: The seats were bigger across the shoulder area and had more padding than some other budget airlines.
Cons: Wish there was more elbow room in the seat. I am a big guy and I was having to squish myself so as to not interfere with my neighbor

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.

Cons: New variety of food

Pros: Not much, seats are super uncomfortable
Cons: Better code sharing with KLM

Pros: Check in agent extremely helpful and friendly.
Cons: Not boarding on tarmac via bus. Sandwich - tartar sauce and “chicken” - with two quarter sized pieces of meat was terrible.

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

Cons: I’m not sure that short-hop flights should serve solid food. The quality invariably disappoints. Otherwise, all is good with this flight.

Pros: Crew was ok and servicial
Cons: Food and reception at door of boarding

Pros: The schedule and timing
Cons: The airport, some of the crew, the aircraft seats, the entertainment system

Pros: Great food and friendly crew.
Cons: Seatback system was old and not very functional.

Pros: Arrived on time.
Cons: Overhead luggage storage jammed with luggage belonging to someone who was sitting far behind my seat.

Pros: Yes
Cons: Everything very good

Cons: Excelente aerolínea

Pros: Crew was amazing. Service and food was good.
Cons: Random TSA check was not needed at the end when boarding.

Pros: Left on time. No turbulence.

Pros: The cue lines per zone are the most brilliant idea!
Cons: After boarding began there was a backup after the gate en route to the plane. No explanation. The plane left an hour later than scheduled but seemed to arrive close to scheduled time.

Cons: More water provided during the flight. Also, the second meal was not very good.

Cons: WiFi

Cons: Air conditioning too cold. Wasn't offered an evening meal. My luggage went missing and I'm still waiting for it to be delivered.

Pros: The flight crew on the flight was amazing. Went beyond basic needs and requirements.

Pros: The staff..the attentions..food.

Cons: Flight was delayed by at least an hour leaving Paris - a regular situation I experienced with AF.

Pros: The entertainment has great selection. The crews were much friendier than the flight from SFO to Paris.
Cons: The seat padding is rather thin.

Pros: Good quality flight
Cons: But delayed and lost baggage

Pros: That I was able to sleep a bit on the flight - and that we gained an hour.
Cons: It left at 6 am. Which means we had a wake up call from the airport hotel at 3:30 am to stand in line with hundreds of others. The Air France app on my phone didn't let me pre- check in.

Pros: Crew and boarding were very good. Very helpful to foreigners. Thank you Coffe was really good didn’t eat food. Sleeping.
Cons: Business class seats weren’t comfortable and too narrow no entertainment.

Pros: Everything was fine

Pros: Nothing
Cons: Airplane delay to take off 1 unknown reason After landing in Paris 50 min sitting inside airplane moving around Late for flight transfer. Sitting in Paris airport 5 hours. Customer service no working. Never fly Air France anymore !

Pros: Food was Fantastic, Air France the Best on Air.

Pros: Boarding was on time
Cons: flight was delayed by 20 minutes Boarding got me through Sky priority quickly. Had to then wait in the boarding tunnel as the cabin was not ready. large queue Seats were exactly the same as economy so offered no added benefits apart from the meal on board parked in a distant area of the terminal and had to shuttle bus to 2E which meant a very tight transfer

Pros: The crew were nice.
Cons: The boarding process was horrible and it involved climbing down steep stairs from the air tunnel to the tarmac to board a bus that took us to a far distance where the plane was parked. Had to new walk in the sweltering heat to the plane can climb up steep stairs in the heat! We were now kept in the plane for another hour with no aircondotion. It was boiling hot in there. We had to use the safety manuals to fan ourselves. We eventually left late and got to Lagos one and half hours we were meant to get there. Lastly not all the luggage arrived. Two days into my arrival and I am yet to get all my luggage. It was truly a horrible experience which was echoed by fellow passengers.

Pros: The food, entertainment, and service. Waited for me after almost missing my flight.
Cons: Nothing.

Cons: It was delayed. I missed my flight. Now I don’t have a bag. I am not sure when I get it back or if I have to go all the way back to the airport

Pros: The fresh bread and cheese.
Cons: The staff is very unprofessional in receiving the passengers and serving the drinks mainly. The luggage wasn’t received and after 24 hrs no news about it! It’s a shame

Pros: Good on a short flight
Cons: Paying for carry on due to weight limit. First time this ever happened!

Pros: Nothing
Cons: My flight was cancelled, I was sent around to multiple desks and terminals and no one wanted to assist me, then my luggage was lost.

Cons: Freezing

Pros: Crew was great
Cons: Not enough food

Pros: The food was good.
Cons: I feel comfortable flying when I can see out the window so don't force me to close my window shade.The flight attendants kept forcing me to close my shade. Also new planes would be nice. Sick of flying on outdated technology.

Pros: Food, drinks, and general service on board were all very nice
Cons: Airport experience at cdg was atrocious. Took more than an hour to check in and it was a complete zoo.

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: Our flight attendant and fnally making it home!
Cons: Disorganized uninformed staff. One says I have to have an additional "random" security check after going through the same thing in security. Turns out it wasn't random and I didn't need it. Both times they read my boarding pass wrong thought I was going to Tel Aviv - not random. Airport was hot as hell! Flight kept getting delayed then we had a gate change as well. Finally got on the plane and it took forever to take off so we were basically sitting in a sauna for 30+ minutes.

Pros: A short flight but attendants served us a snack and water with a smile.
Cons: No business class

Cons: Small leg space

Pros: The crew was very comfortable speaking two languages and friendly. They also had air conditioning! This was great because it was strangely hot in Paris and we were sweating profusely. And our last air france experience we were so hot and it was aweful. Even though it was like an hour and a half flight they still served us sandwiches ,really good.

Pros: It was as expected.
Cons: Boarding was a bit tedious because we had to first board a bus to take us to the airplane.

Pros: Friendly crew; comfort; punctuation. Fast boarding
Cons: Simple food - very small amounts. No entertainment.

Pros: Boarding was fast and efficient. Flight attendant staff were friendly and very courteous.
Cons: Vegetarian food choices are too limited. Snack and beverage availability on long flights like this are too few and far between.

Pros: Same as above, the crew was very friendly and the food was great.
Cons: Seating was cramped and uncomfortable for a tall person.

Pros: Everything good more or less.
Cons: Planes where not updated. I would like planes to be more up to date like other companies.


Cons: Rude check in lady who said I needed to check bag (but didn’t. Loads of space)

Pros: The crew was very attentive and willing to assist with everything.

Cons: Wow! BA has managed to finally match Ryan Air and Easy Jet for tight seat pitch and charging for soft drinks but at thrice the price!!!

Pros: Crew was great given the circumstances that British Airways had significant systems issue that caused significant delay and missing of connecting flight
Cons: Trip was a disaster

Pros: Nothing
Cons: Really old plane with uncomfortable seats and really bad in flight options. The air conditioning was also broken so the entire flight felt hot and muggy, this is on a 12 hour flight!!

Pros: Smooth flight without event. On time landing. Efficient deplaning.
Cons: Newer plane. Seats , entertainment, cabin crew.

Cons: The temperature in the cabin was unbearably hot

Pros: Flight was on time.
Cons: Not applicable.

Cons: Only one round of drinks served?

Cons: Transit time should be calculated reasonably.

Cons: Baggage delayed on arrival

Pros: Polite crew
Cons: The food, inflight entertainment. Our flight was delayed by over an hour.

Pros: Crew fantastic. Seats very cramped so hard when travelling alone with people crammed next to you. I am very short and still found seat cramped. Blankets skimpy. Heathrow to San Fran. Johannesburg to Heathrow was more comfortable.
Cons: Most things I give a high rate on BA but travelling economy these days is very cramped especially as I did two long international legs with short four hour break between.

Pros: Good service, entertainment screen were good. Food was good.
Cons: None

Pros: Efficient boarding, friendly staff
Cons: Very poor movie choice and poor quality screen

Pros: We pushed back from the gate about 24 minutes late and arrived at our destination about 38 minutes late. The four-course dinner (Chicken Tikka Masala or Penne Pasta) was good for airline food. The crew was friendly and professional.
Cons: No USB power ports by the seats.

Pros: The movie selection.
Cons: 2 hours stuck on the plane before leaving from London to Columbus, in flight entertainment had to be restarted twice on same flight. I missed my connection to Madrid from Chicago because the airline lost the plane that was already at Chicago. My luggage arrived in Lyon 3 days late and I was never given any information on reimbursement for the clothes and toiletries I had to buy.

Pros: The staff/crew were lovely!
Cons: Older plane, so no captioned movies.

Pros: The Crew were great
Cons: Boarding could have been more efficient

Cons: Too much of time at security check in London. We almost missed our flight

Pros: Thank you for your attention and very good service
Cons: TV Monitors absolutely obsoletes, very old, bud definition

Pros: Nothing to special comparing with other first class
Cons: Boarding process was very late, they made us wait in the cold for 10 min before letting us in the plane. The staff was professional but not too friendly and the place is old. When I purchased the ticket it said it was a airbus A380

Pros: It felt like there was more leg room than on the US airplanes.
Cons: I thought the food was just okay.

Pros: Flight wasn’t full so it was great to be able to stretch out!
Cons: One older cabin female attendant was quite arrogant - otherwise all good!

Pros: Staff are friendly, accomodating for an unaccompanied child with me, upgraded me and helped to support the extra baggage needs
Cons: Old, dirty planes with bad enterainment systems and mediocre food and drink offerings. With the price of a ticket more than Emirates, KLM and other airlines, always really suprised the overall crappy hardware, infrastructure on planes etc. When can we get a decent plane to fly the long haul flights. And an actual entertainment system like to competitors?

Cons: Lost my luggage. Must wait and buy new ticket to proceed to Bergen and may miss boat

Pros: the meal, the aircraft, the friendliness of the flight crew, the on time departure and arrival.

Pros: Not much
Cons: There was an abusive passenger sitting behind me that kicked my chair the entire flight. They were angry that they didn't have more space and that I wanted to have my seat back. I offered to put it up during meal times to make sure they had enough space but that wasn't good enough. The crew knew what was happening and tried to get the other passenger to stop but the passenger persisted. The crew refused to upgrade me even though I had paid for an aisle seat and there were no other aisle seats available for me to move to. I find this service unacceptable. I probably won't be willing to fly BA again as they obviously care more about money than ensuring their customers are comfortable.

Cons: No wifi on a +11hr flight TV Screen looks horrible. Too old. Didn’t even watch any movie on it. got downgraded from First Class to Business Class because the airline oversold first classs. Shouldn’t happen.

Pros: The head rest.
Cons: I waited in line at Iberia airlines only to find out I had to go to British Airways. The seats were so tiny. I'm 6 feet tall and usually fit comfortably but this was so bad. Food was absolute slop.

Pros: Pleasant helpful staff, comfortable, clean seat, good food.
Cons: Having to pay TWICE for extra item of luggage!! Some delay with boarding

Pros: What a different experience in relation to last week!

Pros: Wonderful customer service and hot meal was a lovely treat!!

Cons: No direct communication. Really bad

Pros: Boarding was straight forward with the automated scanning of boarding pass.
Cons: I was totally taken aback that I had to pay for tea and coffee. After having to pay for baggage and to reserve my seat for the flight. At least beverages could have been offered at no additional cost. Very disappointed with BA.

Pros: The choice of movies available via the seat-back entertainment system was outstanding - a mix of recent hits and older classics. The veggie curry and chocolate ganache were much tastier than I expect from airplane food.
Cons: Narrow seat.

Pros: Nothing
Cons: Everything. no one helped me with the upgrade no time due to poor customer service.

Pros: The very kind staff. The very edible food. The excellent Aircraft. Arrivals on time.
Cons: Can't think of anything.

Pros: The folks at Birtish Air are oh so nice and helpful the nicest I have dealt with flying
Cons: Need to charge a few more pounds for their fares so they provide a decent snack and drink had to pay extra for everything

Pros: The food was excellent and the flight staff was very accommodating.
Cons: No wireless internet or USB/Power plugs to charge my devices on the plane.

Pros: British Airways was simply too good. It was a fantastic experience.

Pros: Free wine
Cons: Too cramped

Pros: Crew were friendly
Cons: Noise level when people were trying to sleep; seats not too comfortable

Pros: Extra leg room in premium economy
Cons: Service poor relative to global peers, food mediocre, entertainment system totally outdated

Pros: Best Trans-Atlantic flight I have taken. Excellent crew and accommodating cabin.

Pros: nothing
Cons: Was not able to check in through to Cape Town, only JNB. When arrived in JNB, British Airways flight was not clearly identifiable from ticket (no flight number). Then the flight was delayed, and plane was old! Horrible experience

Pros: Nothing
Cons: The whole trip.

Pros: That BAA have WiFi on the plan and the flight back did not even have USB charger . In new York at at the BAA terminal they only have 30 min worth of wifi
Cons: The service . In general it can be better

Cons: Took 1 1/2 hour to check in at counter. Agent spoke minimal english and directed Czech in one line and all others in another line. even when that line was only 2 or 3 persons and someone walked up only waited 5 minutes our line hardly moved. The agent did not care or understood that a lot of people may miss the flight. We arrived 2.5 hours early and barely made the flight.

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