Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
|March||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 12% drop in price.|
|September||Most popular time to fly with an average 14% increase in price.|
Average price round-trip
|$117||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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An average nonstop flight takes 0h 55m, covering a distance of 186 miles.
There are 181 (nonstop) flights between Athens Eleftherios V. and Thessaloniki Makedonia Apt. per week, averaging 25 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Ryanair ($35) and Wizz Air ($46), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Multiple Airlines ($69) and Sky Express ($78).
Sky Express (10 times daily), Aegean Airlines (7 times daily), Olympic Air (7 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
From Athens to Thessaloniki, Saturday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Friday is the most expensive. Flying from Thessaloniki back to Athens , the best deals are generally found on Friday, with Saturday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Athens you will be using Athens Eleftherios V., often referred to as Athens Airport. You will be landing at Thessaloniki Makedonia Apt., also known as Thessaloniki Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Rude ground staff at Athens airport, unable to check in online prior to flight, had to wait in line for over an hour for a connecting flight and run to the gate to then be told I was on standby for my next connecting flight. Poor customer service, no headphones given even though all seats have tv screens - such a small thing can make a difference to overall experience eg providing headphones. The check in and boarding forbthis flight was an absolute joke. Two men were about to have a fight due to how irritated everyone was for standing in line for so long. No need whatsoever. Meanwhile 3 staff sat at the ticketing desk and just watched the line grow! When I asked for assistance they brushed me off as if I were a flea! Athens Swiss airlines ground staff are up there with the worst customer service I’ve seen."
Cons: "Swiss Air from Athens to Zurich stellar—excellent service, seating, food—but left one hour late due to air traffic. Nearly missed connecting Edelweiss flight—and that flight was just terrible. Passengers behind me constantly kicking, pulling my seat—wouldn’t allow me to put seat in recline position."
Cons: "Better entertainment for an 8 hour flight. Take under consideration that tall guys can’t be squeezed in for 8 hours.Give some space to people who really need it"
Cons: "Entertainment system is dated. Screens froze often, were not very touch sensitive and the sound was pretty bad (on mine, would only provide sound to one ear, so I had to turn up other bc of poor quality and ended up w a headache.) Also, bathrooms were gross; ran out of paper and floors were "soiled""
Pros: "Crew was very accommodating."
Cons: "Flight was overbooked which caused an hour delay."
Cons: "No entertainment. Food was bad."
Cons: "Don’t overbook trafficking of flights, I barely made my connection. My colleague missed this same flight last week and had to spend the night in Zürich. I hope this is not a trend because I will not fly Swiss anymore, as I can not have lost evenings due to flight delays."
Cons: "The boarding process is very uncomfortable as the passengers are asked to board the plane without any specific order, regardless of where they’re sitting, instead of boarding them by groups."
Pros: "Everything was great"
Cons: "Service was perfect Food was incredible Movies and entertainment high level"
Pros: "Flight is conformable.. Crew was fine."
Cons: "they did not put our special meal request for the 1st leg of our journey .. it was only 2.5 hours flight.. so its okay,.. but generally not a good thing...experience at the Zurich airport was not good. They checked our passports 3 times before we got to our gate. Swiss airlines should account for these things when they give options for the connections. we had about and hour and half layover and did not even have time to have coffee or anything before a 9+ hour flight. We just ran from one flight to another and barely made to our flight.."
Pros: "General attitude of staff"
Cons: "Seats and handling of luggage"
Cons: "space at my feet"
Pros: "Flight itself was good for a shorter international flight. Dim cabin lights for early morning, crew providing plenty of drinks and snacks."
Cons: "For international travel, I’m always told to get there 3 hours before. For this trip we checked in but didn’t have access to a printer so needed a boarding pass. We wanted to carry on luggage so just needed to print the pass. Swiss was the only airline that wasn’t available on the check-in kiosks. The front desk staff didn’t arrive until closer to 1.5 hours before check in so nearly theall passengers were in a huge line to get passes and check bags."
Pros: "Crew was attentive and friendly"
Cons: "Very disorganized boarding."
Pros: "Service was great with staff being very professional Flights were on time and entertainment selections were good."
Pros: "Very friendly and excellent service. It was my first experience flying with Swiss. Will definitely fly with them again. Brest airline I've taken to Europe. This airline should be called tthe friendly skies of Europe. They are outstanding."
Cons: "The trip coming back to Chicago was a bit longer than going. The excellent service tgay eas provided by the crew made up for tgay."
Pros: "I really liked the "About my flight" application on the viewing screens because it always gave me an idea of what we were flying over and how much longer we woulld be in the air. The food was excellent and I was pleasantly surprised that I could have wine with dinner or any time the attendants offered beveragess. The attendants were always professional and helpful. They all were fluent in English as well as several other languages. It was a nice touch when the attendant wore white gloves when he or she was collecting passengers' trash after meals and/or beverage service. I loved the cheese that was served at dinner. The warm croissants served at breakfast were a very nice touch."
Cons: "Due to turbulence, I could not get out of my seat as much on the return flight, so I did have some swelling in my feet."
Cons: "Everything was great!"
Pros: "Courteous, welcoming crew. All good"
Cons: "No entertainment"
Pros: "Good food!"
Cons: "No seat entertainment."
Cons: "Very late gate change during boarding process resulting in untimely departure."
Pros: "Friendly service. Efficient. More leg room than most other airlines. Decent entertainment. Decent food."
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Loved the smoked salmon!!"
Cons: "No wifi or tv"
Cons: "Airbus 330 seats are too narrow and the arm rests too high. I am about 5'3" and weigh about 150. I can't imagine what a taller and/or heavier passenger must feel like in these seats. Also I dislike the "nickel and diming" philosophy used by most airlines these days making people pay an extra $29 to reserve a specific seat. Give me a price from the beginning with a seat assignment."
Pros: "We actually did not fly with Swiss Airlines to Thessaloniki. Our flight was re-booked on another flight the following day with Aegean."
Cons: "Seats have become tiny, crew were not very friendly. No ice on an 11hr15min flight , that was delayed almost 5hours!"
Pros: "The crew was very nice and professional lucky it was a short flight"
Cons: "The quality of the flight is cheap"
Pros: "Once staff arrived all went well."
Cons: "The flight was scheduled for about 1pm and we arrived with another connecting flight to the Athens airport at 8am as that was our only choice. No staff arrived until 11am to check people in and take baggage. We were flying business and would have liked to check in earlier and make our way through security to the business lounge but could not and had to wait for three hours. It would have been nice to have one person on duty."
Pros: "Food was excellent and staff was friendy."
Cons: "Wifi was expensive."
Pros: "The chocolate"
Cons: "No outlet for charging electronics. No free checked luggage. My carry on (of usual size) was deemed a bit too big so I was forced to check it in."
Cons: "Customer services fly attendece great services"
Pros: "I got ill on my flight to Zurich and the Swiss Flight Attendants attended to me like true professionals. They made sure I was comfortable until we landed which meant the world to me considering I was SO far away from my home. I'd like to especially acknowledge Frank, one of the attendants, who sat next to me to make sure I did not feel alone while I was sitting in the back with ice on my head, and felt like the world was spinning. He was my point of trust and warmth. That was not only extraordinary service, but human compassion at it's finest. Furthermore, the head attendant, who's name I could not get in the haze of the flight, escorted me from the plane to the cart who took me to the lounge to recover until my next flight. Thank you, Swiss Airlines, for having employees who knew how to triage my illness, and took care of me like family would. I appreciate it greatly and will surely be booking all my future European flights on Swiss. Please extend my gratitude to the flight crew on my Athens - Zurich flight on 5/28."
Pros: "the entertainment selection was above an beyond."
Cons: "The food was really not great. The meals were tiny and low quality. I understand there are restrictions when on an aircraft, but the meals were the size of snacks and not understanding of allergies at all. (Ie, cheese was on everything.)"
Pros: "Food was good, including snacks. Generous with drinks as well. Crew was polite and friendly. Appreciated the chocolate at the end!"
Pros: "Priority boarding, quick boarding, efficient service"
Cons: "Dirty bathroom, late take off/late arrival, non-gluten free or healthy options for food"
Pros: "Crew is great and took great care of us. Flight was on time and that is always a plus."
Cons: "No entertainment on this plane, which is okay. But even the magazine is pretty lame. Food was ok, although not particularly substantial."
Cons: "The wine"
Pros: "Super nice and skilled staff, everyone was great to interact with."
Cons: "Not a thing."
Cons: "THERE'S SOO LITTLE LEG SPACE BETWEEN SEATS ON THE ECONOMY SECTION IT IS VERY UNCONFORTABLE!!!"
Cons: "Should be clear whether meals contain nuts."
Pros: "Decent food, for airline food. I was not expecting anythoing for the 3 hour flight,. Included beer/wine/spirits helps a lot."
Cons: "It's still a cattle car for coach travel. Boarding was hectic. Called all passengers at once, which resulted in a crowd pushing to get through the two checkpoints all at once."
Pros: "Service, food was excellent. They went above and beyond."
Cons: "Hard to say.. Comfort of economy section."
Cons: "No me gusto . porque quando compre las pasajes con ustedes por la pagina me decia q estaba incluydo 1 maleta de 23 kg y otra de mano 8 kg. por el precio total pagado y cuando llegue ñas mañetas no estavam incluydas y tuve que pagalas. Yo ley las condiciones de mi pasaje y me daba exactamente esto que tenia derecho a las maletas. Grande falla de ustedes. ya no comprare mas con su compania K"
Cons: "I missed a collecting flight due to weather and the airline refused to rebook my flight."
Pros: "Crew was great. Very helpful because I needed assistance due to back injury."
Cons: "Food was not very good."
Pros: "Crew were good"
Cons: "Delayed departure resulting in missed connection. 2 hours in lineup and ‘service’ from Lufthansa. Rebooked through Zürich with overnight there - had to find own hotel as they said all the ones on their list were booked. Will not be using this airline for a long time ( they lost our luggage for 4 da"
Pros: "The crew was very nice and efficient, even though there seem to be only two of them."
Cons: "Seats did not recline, and it is hard for those of us trying to sleep after connecting from a trans-Atlantic flight."
Cons: "The workers at Lufthansa can learn to communicate with one another so that people don’t miss their flights. First flight stayed on the runway for an hour with no explanation for the delay. This caused us to miss our connecting flight, which clearly could have been avoided. Pathetic professionalism."
Pros: "Food was good (not pasta!), crew was very accommodating"
Cons: "Flight was delayed (again!). There was no desert with the food."
Pros: "Plane was comfortable, ample, with plenty of room, departed and arrived sharp in time"
Cons: "Boarding process was a mess, no one respected nor enforced priority boarding, they call for business and preferred access boarding and everyone rushed, and the airline agents just started to accept all people"
Pros: "Great costumer service, comfortable flight"
Pros: "Roomy seats, excellent service!"
Cons: "Nothing I didn't like!"
Pros: "Movies were good"
Cons: "Seats were not comfortable. Service was not good. Rude staff. Horrible experience."
Pros: "I like boarding with the two kids were a breeze they put us in the plane quickly and had no issues there."
Cons: "The staff was rude, not all of the just some of the ladies working that flight were rude to us and others in the plane."
Cons: "Do not choose this Airline by any means."
Pros: "Great crew. Very comfortable flight, good food. On schedule"
Cons: "The staff was very unfriendly and they had inconsistent rules with carry on baggage."
Pros: "The crew were amazing!"
Cons: "I had to pay extra for "out of sequence" booking as I wasn't able to catch the flight out of Manchester to Athens. so i booked a different flight the next day to a different airline. Lufthansa canceled my booking as I didn't take my outbound flight, when they found the booking, they asked me to pay extra. Such a waste of money! Although, the crew on the plane were really good!"
Cons: "Less knee room than usual. Very cramped."
Cons: "That better seats are so much more expensive."
Pros: "Staff were fantastic!"
Cons: "No entertainment system for a 10 hour flight! Found out once we were in the boarding area via an announcement to download the Air Canada app to use their wifi entertainment. Or rent an iPad. Not cool! The elderly lady beside us didn't even own a phone. That's a long flight! And all my records indicated Lufthansa (run by AC) flight. So strange. No wonder people are not AC fans. Understandable to say the least."
Pros: "Cabin Crew and check-in persons, at ticket counter, were very professional and courteous!"
Cons: "No chargers at seat & no entertainment. Not good on a 3 hour flight. But, the biggest problem was a gate agent woman, not cabin crew, who made a big deal about my wife and my carry-on bags. Both were well, well, well, (did I say well?), within the allowed limits but she made me size the bags twice, not sure if she had Adult Attention Disorder or she is just a bad person! They of course were well within allowed limits. Then I watched her allow multiple (10-15) oversized and seemingly over weight bags of other passengers to be carried on without challenge. Incidentally, one later did not fit in the overhead bin on board. She was in two words, "an ASS"."
Pros: "Gate and flight crew were polite and attentive. As I could not check in online, I asked for an aisle seat at gate and crew did all they could to provide one. The flight was easy. Everyone in the flight crew offered their assistance before I asked and they did with a smile. Seat was comfortable and I didn't ask for upgrade. I paid for extra room on outbound flight only to sit in the most cramped seat ever. And on this flight I didn't bother paying for extra room and was pleasantly surprised I wasn't sardined. Very nice Lufthansa! The pilot made minimal interruptions and said only important stuff. No unnecessary pleasantries. Thank you!"
Pros: "REQUESTED FOOD WAS NOT AVAILABLE AND STAFF WAS RUDE"
Cons: "Economy class felt like a punishment. It seemed like I was forever being reminded that the business and first class passengers were treated better. I'm not talking about perks like free champagne, but asking the economy class to enter the airplane from the rear using a lower standard stairwell ramp seems bizarre."
Pros: "The caring of the air hostesses"
Cons: "The space was very limited"
Cons: "The kids were allocated away from their mothrr"
Pros: "Bad food"
Pros: "Bathrooms were clean, seats comfortable, staff helpful"
Cons: "Food was mediocre. An upcharge for a better meal would have been appreciated. Flight from Greece delayed, but again, staff was helpful."
Cons: "Connecting flight to MUC was cancelled without notification, this was corrected too late to get me a different flight from ATH to MUC. So then I had to miss MUC to LAX. Instead i was transferred to an Airfrance flight 12 hours later."
Pros: "crews are very professional. speak multiple languages. except for the quality of food, the airline provide good service."
Cons: "available seats shown on lufthansa website does not always tell the truth. to the last minute it was shown the airplane empty which was my next seat available but it was booked. if i have known that, i could have booked a upgraded seat."
Pros: "3 hour flight. Met my expectations. Boarding was easy and friendly crew.Athens airport was quite easy and comfrtable."
Cons: "Breakfast egg was rubbery. Small overhead space"
Pros: "Nothing horrible experience"
Cons: "Staff in Los Angeles, service non existent in Greece no entertainment for 11 hours no tablets available"
Pros: "The crew was very nice and the plane was somewhat new."
Cons: "Boarding is always a cluster (it is a mad dash for the gate no matter what section is called) Absolutely no entertainment was offered. Passengers' seats in front of you can almost be reclined into your lap, forcing you to recline your sit into someone else's lap to have some room."
Cons: "I would have liked more snacks passed in between meals. Our flight was delayed byv3 hours and we were starving by the latter end of the flight."
Pros: "The flight attendance were nice."
Cons: "One of worst EU to US flights ever. Food was Ick, entertainment?? (even if you paid for the premium the choices were bad)."
Pros: "Due to unforeseen circumstances, I needed assistance to the boarding gate. The attendants were very helpful and courteous."
Cons: "They scheduled our connection flight from Munich to Dulles Wash DC to close to our arrival. For example, the flight from Athens landed just four minutes before boarding started for our connection and we had to go through German customs. Luckily for us there were many passengers on the Athens flight that were also going on Dulles flight the airline waited for the passengers. This scheduling issue caused unnecessary stress that could have been avoided."
Pros: "Safety. Great entertainment! The food was good!"
Pros: "Entertainment choices, flight crew, terrific seats"
Cons: "Think boarding process would be so much smoother if you went from the rear of the plane to the front."
Pros: "The staff on the flight were friendly, food was good and the overall flight was pleasant."
Cons: "The ladies at the check-in counter were very rude. Completely disregarded my wife and I. Then made jokes to each other, while servicing us."
Cons: "Tight quarters for long trip"
Pros: "Employees were polite, friendly, and very helpful!"
Pros: "It was a very early flight and I feel asleep the majority of the trip."
Pros: "There was no entertainment system"
Pros: "Great food, great Service (attendants), smooth flight, clean/tidy aircraft"
Cons: "Seating to small and tight I am only 5'11 175 lbs"
Pros: "On time and highly efficient as you would expect from the Germans. Airplane was clean and nice. Airport and boarding was very good too."
Cons: "Food left much to be desired but not horrible. They said they were short on crew staff (weird - first time I've heard of it) so service was a little slower than usual but not bad. Seats continue to get smaller and thinner which means less comfort for such a long haul flight. The seating arrangement is probably worst at this airline. I booked our seats and paid extra ahead of time, come to find out they changed the seat configuration and our seats sucked so we paid extra for nothing. Lufthansa really needs to fix the seat selection situation."
Pros: "Additional legroom"
Cons: "Business class should offer more in seat than empty seat between two coach seats"
Pros: "The plane was clean. Some of the attendants were very kind and helpful about our situation (the plane left 35 minutes late from Athens and we were in danger of missing our next flight to the US). Food was pretty good. Small portions as usual."
Cons: "Pretty big delay before departure, ended up in very stressful conditions for the rest of the trip. It became pretty obvious that we were cutting very close to the boarding time for our next flight (arrival scheduled for 4:05 pm and our flight to Chicago barding on 4:20 pm). One of the flight attendants kindly offered us to move up to the front seats of the plane on the last 15 minutes of the flight (with our luggage) so that we can exit as soon as possible. We moved (per his suggestions) and we were treated rudely by the young lady attendant of the Business Class. We explained that we moved after the suggestion of their other flying attendant. She called her supervisor on us, who in return, rudely, arrogantly and loudly started to berate us on how we "dared" to move ourselves to the Business class. After explaining the whole story again and showing her the tickets, she allowed us to stay to those seats for the last 10 minutes of the flight. We asked if an airport cart could be called to transfer us to the next gate, and they said no. We asked for information on the gate for Chicago and they did not provide one. Unfortunately, the plane landed very far from the gates. We had to enter the airport bus, which traveled for about 15 minutes before we got on a gate. There, we faced about 35 minutes of passport procedures and waiting lines. At that point, 5 minutes before our plane for Chicago was supposed to take off, we asked the passport pre-check officer what we should do (we assumed we would be missing the plane at that point) and he told us very rudely "When you REALLY miss your plane, then come back and ask me"!!!!!!!!! Then we passed through passport check and we were told to run to our gate (which by that time was no longer showing on the computer screen, and we knew about the changed number, ONLY because KAYAK sent the update to us-THANK YOU!!!). We ran for about 12 minutes. We arrived at our gate late by about 25 minutes after our flight was supposed to leave. There we were asked why we were running and when we told the guy who screened our boarding passes he responded "Well, running is good for your health..."!!!!! At that point I would have liked to give him a piece of my mind...We were told by the same guy that due to airport security issues, Frankfurt airport had so many delays in the last couple of weeks that planes know to wait for the late passengers. Couldn't someone have told us that before? We have NEVER been treated so poorly by an airline and we will NOT fly with them again. The LUFTHANSA customer service was terrible. We have not encountered such arrogance and lack of information for many years...Shame on them! AND we were not the only Americans running. There were families with little children and older people, etc etc, just because the Lufthansa attendants and ground crew did not feel like giving us the information we needed!!!"
Pros: "Took off on time and we got breakfast. Good crew."
Cons: "Older plane, no entertainment offerings. Leg room seemed to be less than expected even thought was in business class section."
Pros: "The service was friendly and helpful. The ride was smooth, the plane was clean and comfortable and everything was in top notch shape."
Pros: "The crew were very professional and accomodating."
Cons: "Couldn't check in on line"
Pros: "Was ok for a shorter flight. On time"
Cons: "Seems to be a older plane. Leg space seems smaller than on planes of same size. Food acceptable. No entertainment systems."
Cons: "Greek managers who hate Macedonian flyers. On purpose he took our carry-on bags for check-in when I said that I had things that can be broken inside. Both bags were bellow 8 kg and we ware family of 3. Our bags were approved by Luftansa on check-in an we have them as carry-on bags from SFO. Two precious trophies was broken because of this. He did this when he saw our Macedonian passport although first the Luftansa lady said bags are ok. I will never fly with Agean Luftansa ever again."
Pros: "fast and efficient"
Cons: "Plane has propellers so it was shaking"
Cons: "More media or WiFi on board (& not only for flights abroad). Thank you."
Pros: "Easy boarding, on time and nice beverages."
Pros: "The granola bar was a nice added touch for such a short flight. Crew members were all friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Waited for our connecting flight luggage to arrive to plane."
Cons: "Flight was delayed airline lost all of our luggage"
Pros: "Attendants with positive attitude and smiles."
Cons: "Earlier notice when there is a delay occurred, so that we could arrange our time better, with no hurry or longer with some people."
Pros: "Excellent service"
Pros: "Last row has a great recliner!!!"
Pros: "Was an easy boarding. I like that they serve bottled water and not tap water."
Pros: "Very punctual and easy. Very friendly crew."
Cons: "The seats feel small both in width and in leg room. Online check in did not work properly--I got a message that I was put on the stand-by list."
Pros: "Only 45 minute flight. As soon as we got up we started descending. Everything went smoothly."
Cons: "My friend and many other passengers were held on standby and made to believe that they themselves had purchased the standby ticket when that simply was false. The staff were unhelpful in managing the situation and although everyone got on in the end it was an unpleasant experience."
Pros: "At least they didn't recharge me for the luggage. Although the baggage check-in person did not like this. Informed me that I had not paid, and when I showed her the paper and pointed to the desk across the terminal, she reluctantly accepted it. Flight landing and takeoff were good."
Cons: "Totally impossible to make over an hour connection time. The airport passport control and security checks were poorly conducted and multiple checks for all the same information. I assume part of this is because Turkey is not part of the EU, but customers should be made aware of this on booking. We got through all the checks and briskly walked "straight" to the gate where we were informed the boarding had closed 4 minutes before. We were sent back to a desk with very poor directions how to get there, where we were informed that we had plenty of time between flights. They allowed 55 minutes and it took us 80 min to arrive at her counter. She accused os of stopping, maybe to go to the bathroom, or get a cup of coffee, of which we had not even hesitated in our jog to the gate. They refused to rebook our ticket and we then had to go, in a very round-about method back through the airport to recover our "lost" luggage because it had been removed from the flight we were supposed to be on. We were not informed that it had been removed. I had to ask if it would be in Heraklion when we arrived and then she said, "oh no, it was taken off the plane when you didn't board". After picking up the luggage, we were to find a travel agency to book a new flight and go through the entire check in process again. I asked if there would be enough time to accomplish this and was told "it should be, if you don't make any stops." After walking back & forth through the entire airport at least 3 times, we ended up with a last minute gate change and apparently was not the only change. There was no control of the loading. Seats were like sitting on stone. I will never willingly use Agean or Olympic or whatever it was, again. This was not inexpensive. Rebooking for this less than 1 hour flight cost me 106 Euros each."
Cons: "They were super late and lost our bags."
Pros: "The spaciousness. The brightness of the airplane—not just clean but glowing. The crew was too perfect. Did you clone Stepford wives?"
Cons: "Nothing. No negative remarks from me"
Pros: "It was by far the best of all 3 of the flights I had to take to get to Greece."
Pros: "They give you snacks and drinks!!"
Pros: "Nice service on short flight"
Cons: "The plane did not arrive at the terminal. Required going down stairs, riding a bus to the terminal. Baggage was slow."
Pros: "See above."
Cons: "See above."
Pros: "It was a 50min flight. We boarded 20 -30 mins late, but once everyone was settled , the pilot made up the time. We were all of 5mins late. Crew very nice & very attractive. Also, I came in on an Aegean flight, not Olympic. Maybe plane trouble ? I have no complaints, arrived safely."
Cons: "No announcement of why flight delayed & change of carrier. Also seats very close together , and I'm a small woman. However, good for the pricepoint"
Pros: "Short flight."
Cons: "Late for no good reason (they said operations which to me read we are just kind of disorganized at the gate), boarding was chaos and they carried out service so slow that only about half the plane got it. Also crew was rude and demanded that I take my headphones off though I could hear them fine and was complying with instructions to raise seat and table as they were mentioning the headphones. Wasn't worth pointing out that and the fact that other ppl had headphones to them as they all seemed miserable to be there anyway. Just complied and was happy it was a short flight. Oh I guess on the positives the plane didn't fall apart midflight and only one wheel broke off on landing (kidding I felt safe)."
Pros: "It takes only 45 minutes or so. I could leave the plane in a short time sitting at the rear. They open both doors, and a bus takes the passengers to the terminal. I could sniff that typical Creten air when arriving: kerozin+ breeze from the air. I love it!"
Cons: "I was less lucky concerning my seat from Athens to Heraklion. I got a B seat, happened to sit next to a rather fat man in row 29. I am not a Twiggy myself, if it means anytning to you. His wife was sitting in front of him, more comfortably. It is a private problem of course, not their fault. Economy is economic."
Pros: "Flight Attendant outfits were remarkable. And what was so refreshing is they were ALL so polite and efficient. They brought candies pre flight; a beverage & scrumptious packaged croissant"
Pros: "Great plane"
Pros: "On time and great service"
Cons: "My flight to Athens was forced to make an emergency landing for medical emergency. After we proceeded to Athens from the small island of Portugal, we were already too late to catch the flight from Athens to Mykonos. I went to the AEgean airlines desk to switch the flight to a later flight which they accommodated. He then proceeded to tell me that I must pay an extra €80 for the flight to Mykonos. I told him that I paid a high fair for this ticket and he said yes that's the only reason I'm charging €80. When I checked kayak at that moment the price for the flight that he was switching me to was exactly the same price as what I had paid. He said this was the best that they can do, take it or leave it. I'm very disappointed and feel I'm entitled to reimbursement. Please let me know what I should do i'm very disappointed and feel I'm entitled to reimbursement. Please let me know what I should do"
Pros: "Spacious seats with lots of leg room"
Cons: "Boarding was late both flights and we were delayed"
Cons: "Myself, my husband, and our two young children traveling with my elderly father in law nearly missed our 5:50 AM flight out of Athens due to incompetent staff and a frozen system that was assessing an absurd 50€ PER carry-on bag fee for each of us plus another 50€ for one carry-on tennis racquet bag! Be warned that with Aegean you end up paying an additional 50% or more of the cost of the ticket in "luggage allowance." These are misleading and deceptive business practices. Not to mention how ineffective it is to hold up a flight by making a person run around to various ticket counters to pay the hidden fees. Now that we are leaving the island to London via Athens the airline refuses to connect the two legs of the itinerary despite the fact that they are both on Aegean. The only reason being so they can assess two separate "luggage allowance" fees. We warned guests visiting from abroad prior to traveling to be sure to pay the mysterious "luggage allowance" fee. They did so and yet were told they needed to pay yet another one once they checked-in. Flying Aegean is an infuriating exercise in paying multiple hidden fees, bureaucracy and inefficiency. This is how they say, Welcome to Greece!"
Pros: "There is nothing good to say about this airline other than the plane made it to the destination"
Cons: "45 min on line at the check in counter in Athens. Luggage policy online not clear. Attempted to charge for each bag $60 EUR for each piece. Considered a tennis bag a sports bag and charged me 50 EUR for it. Counter person was unclear on how I can pay for the baggage. The sports bag had to be paid at a different counter at Athens airport. I had to ask for a supervisor because we were at the counter for 30 min and were within 15min of flight departure. Supervisor had to escort us to the gate to make the flight on time. On the return, declined to connect itineraries to get our bags checked through from LXS to ATH to LHR. Declined to charge us one fee per bag. 18 EUR per bag from LXS to ATH and 40 EUR from ATH to LXS per bag totaled over 200 EUR for the family of four for baggage. Inexperienced and rude staff all around. I hope to never have to fly them again."
Cons: "free seat taken by random woman. crying girl near me."
Pros: "The flight was short"
Cons: "The ground crew was extremely disorganized and rude during the boarding process. They were also delayed and failed to communicate timely updates to passengers waiting in the boarding area."
Pros: "Short and service was good. Was not delayed."
Cons: "I only had an hour and twenty minutes on my layover. Which I though was plenty of time. When I arrived in Athens, everyone was put on one customs line which was over a few hours long. The guys in front of me missed his flight and I only made my flight by cutting the line and running to the gate. Very unprofessional."
Cons: "Waiting for flight all day in Athens airport"
Pros: "Only drinks served. Short flight."
Cons: "No complaints"
Cons: "They charged us 40 euro per suitcase, it is not a budget airline, the ticket price was already skyhigh for a short flight"
Pros: "Nice crew"
Cons: "Seats had no cushion and no leg tokm"
Cons: "Aegean canceled my flight the day before and refused to help me book a new flight on a different airline."
Pros: "Arrived quickly and safely."
Cons: "Nothing bad to report was a brief flight."
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "Everything else was awful. So unorganized."
Pros: "It was nice trip tomorrow I am travelling back, then I conclude full reviews."
Cons: "I bought my ticket more than two weeks ago, yet I was told I was placed on standby because "It's a pretty full flight." No explanation was given to me other than that. When I was finally assigned a seat and was one of the last ones allowed to board, I was assigned a dreaded middle seat! I could understand this treatment had I purchased a ticket at the last minute, or if I had missed my flight, but when I had already paid for a seat more than two weeks earlier? Unacceptable."
Pros: "Flight was delayed, but other than that is was a hassle-free trip. I was happy to have made my 1h15m international connection -- through passport controls and customs without even blinking! maybe I was lucky it is off-season?"
Cons: "Boarding was a bit of mess and lots of pushy people, but welcome to the airport."
Pros: "Convenient experience. It was a short flight so there isn't much to tell. Overall had a great experience."
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Pros: "From checking up to boarding was perfect. Everything was on time.very smooth landing. Airline staff was well cooperating,"
Cons: "First checking bag was expensive (35$) for solo travelers,"
Pros: "Flight attendants were very helpful. Also kind and sweet with my almost 2 year old son! Thank you!"
Pros: "The seat i got was great"
Cons: "There was a delay"
Pros: "Very smooth boarding on both flights, a smooth transfer between flights, and comfortable seats (especially nice flexible headrest on longhaul flight). Very friendly and helpful crew."
Cons: "Movies available weren't to my taste, which isn't important anyway."
Pros: "Seat was very comfortable and lots of leg room. Food was good."
Cons: "Flights were late for more than 20 min. in both directions. Almost missed connecting flights in both directions. Had to pay for the luggage at the airport (luggage was not included in my ticket). Flight to my final destination was cancelled (first it was delayed, but I did not know that untill I got to the gate) I was diverted to other country (by other company), had to pay for hotel and taxi, missed almost two days of my vacation. On my flight back home, they have lost my luggage... hope they will find it. Now I am trying to get refund for cancelled flight, hotel, taxi, food... I will never fly with this company by my own choice any more!!!"
Cons: "Airport in Vienna was pretty disorganized. Several people from several flights had to be pulled out for additional screening that should have been done earlier. Passengers were confused and frustrated"
Cons: "The crew kept the temperature in cabin at 26 or 28 degrees Celsius. Whole trip felt like being in the oven. I will NEVER EVER FLY AUSTRIAN AIRLINES AGAIN."
Pros: "They DID NOT let me aboard the airline!!! Austerian airline is the worst EVER, because they are not even helping me to get a credit to fly Monday to Israel. The of ticket counter at ORD were treating me as a dirt. And unwelcome. I was trying to reason with them, they did NOT want to help."
Cons: "It would have been better if back to back with priceline helped me out to get to another flight & they won’t even credit my ticket, so I LOST about $1200 & was excited for my vacation. They were unhelpful & they kept putting me untold & hanging up on me with their ticket agency on phone too."
Pros: "Everything was just right."
Pros: "The crews are very polite."
Cons: "Free wifi"
Pros: "Seat size was decent, not like us airlines, there’s actually space for you knees."
Pros: "On time take off"
Pros: "I liked that the airplane was newer and comfortable. The crew and food was ok."
Cons: "There was no entertainment unless you paid for it. We already pay enough for our tickets to fly and entertainment should be included and not another added expense, especially for families that already pay so much for their flights!"
Pros: "Flight was in schedule, friendly staff"
Cons: "Seats are very small. Plane was cramped. Snack was not very good. Need healthy options."
Cons: "The flight had delay more than 45 minutes I lost my bus connection"
Pros: "Crew was very friendly, food was decent and the boarding was a breeze."
Pros: "Nothing so far"
Cons: "Our luggage did not make it in a 2nd flight. We had to fill out many many many oaoers st Odessa airport It took 1,5 hours & our ride to hotel did not wait for us & left. Some other taxi driver gave ya a ride & charged ys $50 rather than $20 that ya the cost of our reserved ride. When we got to our hotel, we had to pay $20 for the transfer to hotel even though he left. Now we have no toothbrush or any change of clothes & hopefully we will get our luggage tomorrow after 2pm"
Cons: "Food was ok. Flight was delayed."
Pros: "Crew was nice and very accommodating. Food service timing was good. Restrooms serviced every one efficiently. Electronic service outlets are quite helpful and thoughtful."
Cons: "Only at boarding we were notified to be TSA screened, we ended up the last passengers to board and caused flight delay... Electronic check in did not provide food selection, specially for individuals who suffer some food allergies... Boarding process to be revised taking in consideration last minute matters to be better coordinated."
Pros: "all good."
Cons: "austrian airlines female flight attendants have to wear ALL red. it seems a bit much."
Pros: "The cabin and gate crew provided a very friendly atmosphere. At the gate, the staff were very efficient in getting passengers on board despite the 20-30 minute delay. During the flight, attendants did a good job making sure meals were on time and drinks were offered often."
Cons: "Since the plane clearly came from another destination, the cleaning crew at Vienna International Airport could have taken some more time to vacuum the floor and wipe down the surfaces in the passenger cabin of the aircraft."
Pros: "Crew was great. Comfortable in terms of airline travel. Entertainment selection was spectacular given the long flights and the fact I was with three kids. Really pleased!"
Cons: "Food was ok, not great."
Pros: "It was a very safe trip"
Cons: "Small space in Economy class"
Pros: "My flight to SJJ was rescheduled for the day later. However, Austrian ground services provided efficient service and support in finding suitable accommodation at the Vienna Airport."
Pros: "The air crew service"
Cons: "1. No option to pay for a second luggage; the company website very unclear about the luggage policy; no contact information as well as no web payment service; days before my flight, spent a lot of time and efforts to know that I could pay for a second luggage at the airport on my departure; 2. Paid $120 or so for the second luggage!!!??? After decades flying Austrian I will try switching to your competitors."
Cons: "Our flights there were postponed causing us to miss out connecting flights, we rescheduled with a different airline. The same thing happened coming home. Austrian was a complete disappointment going there and back."
Pros: "i loved the food, the alcohol, the specialty coffees. i loved the service. i loved the lay down seat. i loved the entertainment."
Cons: "no complaints whatsoever. this was my best flight to vienna- or to europe."
Pros: "Helpful service, decent food."
Pros: "Everything was nice and smooth. It was on time and the crew they were very nice and very good entertainment."
Pros: "The direct flight' and the comfortable seat"
Pros: "proff handeling of sick person !Othervise quiet and nise trawel!"
Pros: "The food was tasty, the crew was nice and overall it was realy good"
Cons: "There wasn't any movies or music as entertainment"
Pros: "The flight was very smooth"
Cons: "We were 7 persons on the flight so we brought 7 bags to get on the plain but in the check in they told us that the flight is crowded so we can't get so many bags on. The flight wasn't full and there were plenty of room for our bags."
Cons: "Both flights were delayed. Food selection was poor."
Pros: "Love the coordination"
Cons: "no entertainment at all Chairs are not comfortable at all no cushions to ease the back pains"
Cons: "My flight was cancelled! ended up flying to Athens the next day"
Cons: "The birding officer didn't inform me about the visa requirements to cross from Dusslouf to Vinna airport. This caused a big problem for me in the airport, where I: 1- Wasn't allowed to catch my flight ti Vinnea and this was both financial and time lost for me. 2- I was locked in Dussluff airport for more than 14 hours, I was threatened to be sent back to USA or any other country. This caused physiological damage for me, as I been treated like an animal 3- I was asked to pay for my new ticket ( Dussloff - Istanbul-Amman )"
Pros: "The staff from service center helped me to solve problem with my flight, it was short connection, around 35 minutes, and I missed my aircraft, but in the service center gave me ticket to the next flight, The problem was solved."
Cons: "Boarding in the first flight was late for 15 minutes, but may be it has some objective reasons."
Pros: "Everything was great! The staff was friendly and really tried to make our experience the best it can be!"
Cons: "The only thing I didn't like was that in one of the bathrooms, the sink was clogged up a little bit."
Pros: "They offered passangers ti move to raws that wete half empty so we will have more room."
Pros: "It was pleasant all around"
Pros: "friendly, helpful crew"
Cons: "I paid a premium to book a direct flight (ages ago) and then had to rerouted last minute (same day) with no reason given other than "it's our fault". I inquired about paying to change destination city and or seat to a premium seat (for the 9+ hour flight) when I recvd the reservations for the new flights that were made at the airport around 8am for flights that left at around noon and 3pm. I was told no better seat(s) was available. However, a half hour before the flight was boarded several announcements were made regarding all the upgrades that were available. Liars annoy me."
Pros: "The flight was smooth and the staff was great."
Pros: "Clean aircraft, very nice crew, nice airport (Vienna). Always enjoy the flights when I'm heading towards home...."
Cons: "Very very bad."
Pros: "The crew was ok. The seats no conmfortable."
Cons: "Every time the same problems. Bording we have to wait almost an hour and then all the people have to wait for the bus in a very Small place(like animals) then at the bus... waiting in a full one untill someone says ok to ride.."
Pros: "It was enough fast"
Cons: "Too much money for nothing service."
Pros: "The leg space"
Cons: "The don't let you sit together unless you pay extra, it's absolutely absurd. Thay put us on the opposite side of the airplane."
Cons: "Girl at the bording desk got in an argument with an passenger and she could have managed it a lot better then that."
Cons: "not charge me for carry on luggage"
Cons: "Larger leg room"
Cons: "I paid 3 tickets for my kids from Prishtine to Budapest online through Kayak and when they went to check in they didn’t accept the tickets!!! They made them to buy new tickets because they didn’t accept those that I bought online.!! When I asked why they it happen they lady From call center turned the phone off."
Cons: "The food"
Cons: "Not having a 3+ hours take off delay"
Pros: "We had an eventless and safe flight and it was not too cold on the plane."
Cons: "There was no paper towel in the toilet, the water for the tee was not warm enough to have tee. We have been told to have 10-20 min delay we arrived much later. And the intonation of the speaking stewardess was so annoying that you could not listen to it :( These are minor things but can change the customer experience."
Pros: "Hats off for the pilots! They did a great job to land the plane during the night on a very-very thick fog. Actually, we were the first plane to land safely in CLJ airport in three consecutive days apart all the other diverted landings to other airports."
Cons: "6 hours delay due to bad weather."
Pros: "Budget friendliness"
Pros: "Overall experience was good. Boarding was fine and onboard crew was nice and helpful."
Cons: "Seats do not recline and there is not a lot of legroom, especially if you are over 180 cm."
Pros: "crew and boarding was nice"
Cons: "don't stop the airplane 5 miles from the terminal in a pouring rain making everyone have to walk to the gate and getting soaked."
Pros: "We landed"
Cons: "Customer service, communication between check in and boarding agents, clear rules. On time departure as opposed to 60 minute delay on the runway"
Cons: "Wiz air seems to trick you constantly to get more money out if things they hide from you.. online check-in required.. letting you in work a trolley and then charge you at the gate.. pee service overall.. beware!!"
Cons: "It was hot and stuffy and dirty"
Pros: "On time without any delay"
Cons: "Seats are terrible."
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and helpful."
Cons: "The boarding process took far too long. We were standing at the gate for what seemed like an hour. I'm not sure exactly why we were delayed in boarding the plane. There was no explanation."
Pros: "Staff cheerness"
Pros: "All and all great value for the money"
Cons: "1. The check in was delayed and very chaotic. 2. The landing was horrible 3. The plane was not comfortable ."
Pros: "Everything was ok"
Pros: "I asked for a cup of water for my child and they gave me a bottled water. Then they charged me 2.50 euros. Their credit card processing machine was not working properly, which was frustrating: the flight attendant got frustrated and had to come back again until she can process my payment."
Pros: "Space. Priority Boarding"
Cons: "Strong bad smell. One hour late for departure."
Pros: "Mobile app is very good, but just allow you to download boarding pass on PDF version right at the moment of the check in"
Cons: "They didn't let me flight. Even that I did the online check in 24 hours before they didn't send me the boarding pass on PDF format via email. Also there were no way to download it from the mobile app or the website. I was in the airport 2 hours before and they didn't want to print it for me even that I showed all the online check in confirmation. They requested that I pay €35 Euro for the airport print. I submitted a complain and hope to get a credit or refund. Confirmation code: L3QZWB"
Pros: "So many crying children"
Pros: "Maybe the food selection and the price of it."
Cons: "I paid priority still wasnt able to board early and had to put my only bag under the seat."
Cons: "Не понравилась старшая стюардесса. На лице было написано, что она совершенно не рада видеть всех присутствующих."
Pros: "Wizz air has great deals and you will get to your destination which is a effective way to travel. Unfortunately the seats are not always comfortable and everything else costs extras for food, seat choice, bags, water, drinks, or anything else you’d desire during flight."
Cons: "The seats don’t lean back and do not have a lot of cushion."
Cons: "Extra fees for baggage and tickets that were not disclosed. The check in was incredibly disorganized. No help was provided with problems."
Cons: "Terrible service and the fact that you can't check in st the airport without paying is absurd. Absolutely terrible. Implant policy"
Cons: "Everything. Worst service I have ever seen on a flight."
Cons: "Arrived at the airport 2 hours before departure, I was not aware you can't checkin at the airport and need to pay 30 euros for it. The treatment and the attitude from the personnel at the check in counter was rude, they were short and unkind The staff member in charge of charging for checking was incredibly slow, there were 4 people in line including me and it took her 40 minutes to charge me the 30 euros This was after I already stood in line for the ticket for another 30 mins I almost missed my flight due to their poor handling"
Cons: "Extra prices. Should have took a better airline and pay more. Came out the same. Make sure you tell guest to check in online or they will. Hangs you $50 to check in at the airport"
Pros: "We arrived safely"
Cons: "Told our bag was too big even though we'd paid for a large carry on, which we already knew fit in the overhead compartment (plane was an airbus A320). We were then required to check our bags, but not until after we were told to combine our personal item with our large carry on bag & then told that it was too big. instead of crediting us the amount we'd already paid (€20), we were charged the full checked bag fee of €55. The gate agent was also very rude and not proficient at her job, causing us to delay the plane's departure. Exceptional customer service may have included refunding us the large carry on bag fee. Additionally, our 2hr flight cost us almost $200 each, not what I would call a budget airline price. We will not be flying Wizz air again & do not recommend this airline."
Cons: "We arrived at a field in Israel with 2 backpacks and did not charge us extra, but on the way back they decided to charge us at the last minute for the same cases we had arrived with. Nothing we said helped and the attitude was cold and hard. The flight was good"
Cons: "Boarding luggage no more that 32 cm, all comune boarding luggage are 34-38, they did on purpose to charge u €40 more on ticket, I saw at List 20 people charged for that."
Pros: "Non stop"
Cons: "Very late. Disorganized boarding. Seating and shortage of luggage stowegev"
Pros: "The weather was nice."
Cons: "The boarding was announced 30 minutes before the beginning of the procedure. All the passengers were standing in the queue, without any possibilities to sit down. At Luton there is no connection among the announcements and the actual status of the boarding of a particular plane."
Pros: "It was simple, every thing was fast in the airport."
Cons: "Small airplane it was a bit choked."
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "Nothing much."
Pros: "Nothing at all... They were unfriendly and I missed my flight because of them. Lot money and time is gone"
Cons: "How they organized everything in this day!!!! 4th of July 2017 TERRIBLY Terrible"
Pros: "All handled professionally."
Cons: "we didn't get food at all. i purchased a cabin baggage for 40 dollar, and when i went to the check in i paid another 110 euro for checked in baggage although i had only one baggage!!!"
Pros: "The don't say the truth"
Pros: "They robbed me saying low cost wizz sucks up airline Took my 30£ for not checking on line I already post on social media about it so the whole world knows about wizz suck airline in the world"
Cons: "Rude people on the counters racist cheating in the name of low cost never ever recommended to even my enemies that much cheaters robber other customers said is all lie"
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