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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Bad social distance"
Pros: "Felt safe and sanitary"
Cons: "No wifi"
Pros: "Price is ok"
Cons: "Delays of three hours are very bad"
Pros: "of everything"
Cons: "Nothing, all right"
Cons: "Terrible delays"
Cons: "My first flight (leaving very early in the morning from Burlington VT was delayed several hours because a ground crew member forgot to put the heater on the plane the night before. Because of this delay I missed my connection and instead of arriving in San Fran at 10am, I arrived at 6pm and missed the whole first day of my trip and was exhausted cause I got up at 3am to get to the airport to a frozen plane that was not ready to fly for a few hours during which I could’ve stayed in bed."
Cons: "Took forever to wait in line to board this relatively small plane."
Cons: "Better food offerings"
Pros: "No food, late by hour"
Cons: "Sat on tarmac for 20 mins because we were early..."
Pros: "The crew was communicative and courteous."
Cons: "There was a flight delay in LAX due to a maintenance issue. The captain and crew informed us before we boarded the plane which was excellent. However, they could not figure out what was wrong with the planed and delayed the boarding for another 3 hours, putting our 1900 departure time to 2100."
Cons: "The bathrooms smelled every time someone opened the door. Febreeze, please!!"
Cons: "I came from a long trip from France, the seat I was assigned was not reclinable, close to the restroom. I was totally exhausted from the previous flight, not able to sleep at all and when I tried to stretch my legs by sitting sidewards on the aisle a crew member keep bothering me to keep my legs out"
Pros: "Service by crew. I was flying economy but it was par to business class."
Pros: "Very comfortable, no complaints."
Pros: "The guy announcing the boarding was a hoot! Great sense of humor."
Cons: "No delays. And have the terminal bridge in working order"
Pros: "great flight attendant"
Cons: "Healthier snacks instead of just candy and cookies... an apple for example would be great."
Cons: "Took off late. Other than that very comfortable and great experience"
Cons: "Crew could have proactively provided more water. I was really thirsty mid-flight and had to stand up and ask for water myself."
Pros: "If offering free WiFi to Amex platinum card holders it needs to work f"
Cons: "Fix it"
Pros: "That it got me home"
Pros: "The check in was well staffed and went smoothly and easily. Loved the large movie selection and picture quality."
Pros: "Everything went smoothly - very happy"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Take a long time to taxi to the gate & getting off the plane."
Cons: "Multilpe delays"
Cons: "late leaving, arriving and taxing."
Pros: "Delay. First it was about 20 min, then 30, then 49 and 55. At the end more than 70 minutes delay. Too much, too frequent on delta!!!!"
Pros: "Great selection of movies"
Pros: "Food was plenty."
Cons: "Long security lines at Logan. No free WiFi"
Pros: "Was tired and the FA helped me find a row that I could stretch out on and relax. After a long trip from Moscow, the FA's volunteering to help and accommodate a beleaguered traveler was most appreciated!"
Pros: "Boarding was fine. And service was good."
Cons: "TV controls didn’t work. So I couldn’t watch anything for the 4+ hour flight."
Cons: "See above"
Cons: "Got in early"
Cons: "Flight was delayed by 2 hrs. Annoying!"
Pros: "The plane wasn't cramped, the flight staff was helpful, and we got to our destination extremely quickly. And they gave us like two rounds of snacks which is unheard of on such short flights. Easily the best domestic flight I've ever taken."
Pros: "Being on time."
Cons: "Force me to take a bad seat"
Pros: "The temp"
Cons: "It was too hot."
Pros: "Some "perk" for Diamond status on Delta to get to a shorter security line, but customs and immigration was... customs and immigration."
Cons: "No available SkyTeam lounge unless you had a business class ticket. As a Diamond flier, I can always access the SkyTeam lounges. Audio for boarding was a little unclear so there was some confusion at boarding. For reasons unknown, my bag was moved from one overhead bin to another. Very frustrating since I board early to avoid this confusion and hassle."
Pros: "Maintained high standards of service despite massive delay."
Cons: "Boarding and departure was messy because of the delay"
Pros: "We'd paid extra for main cabin so hot to choose seats and got in flight entertainment.. Staff were friendly."
Cons: "No free wifi."
Cons: "Horrible wait if nearly 30 minutes after landing"
Pros: "The boarding was efficient"
Cons: "Three hour departure delay. No explanation given. No apology."
Pros: "I love Delta. Smooth boarding. Quality service. Keep it up!"
Pros: "Excellent video selection, Sweetwater 420, cookies were good. Landed 20 minutes early."
Cons: "Boarded 20 minutes late. Very very cold. Bathroom horribly disgusting. Coffee too cold."
Pros: "Due to the corona19 virus I was not able to travel and the airline phone lines have been so busy that I’m not sure if I will be able to change my ticket."
Cons: "Three hours departure delay from Munich to SFO"
Pros: "Upgraded to business class for a reasonable fee."
Cons: "More leg room"
Pros: "Luggage space, comfortable seat.. huge plane"
Cons: "Ice cream was not good."
Cons: "Paid for and reserved bassinet seat but didn't receive bassinet seat. No one wanted to help. Very disappointed."
Pros: "Glad that i was able to secure a seat in the emergency exit row (row 70)"
Cons: "Wow, I am not a heavy woman, I wear a size large but I am not in the least obese, just tall and not skinny. The seat width was ridiculously tight! I have NEVER experienced such discomfort in a Emergency Row seat!"
Cons: "Sittinf in the middle"
Cons: "What’s not to love?"
Cons: "The TV sound didn’t work too well. Excellent staff Ms Maria Was very gracious."
Pros: "The seating configuration was ideal (2-3-2)"
Pros: "Gate, boarding and smooth sailing on A380 bus by the pilots"
Pros: "All aspects except for boarding and transferring ticket..."
Cons: "Lack of Lufthansa staff at check-in. Lufthansa tickets are non-transferable."
Pros: "Crew was alright"
Cons: "Frankfurt Airport unfriendly and depressed as usual."
Cons: "major delay, poor communication andaccommodation considering delay"
Pros: "See above. The same applies."
Cons: "See above. The same applies."
Cons: "Leg space"
Pros: "All worked as expected"
Cons: "No remarks to make"
Pros: "Lufthansa flights are by far the best way to fly transatlantic!!"
Pros: "The food was pretty good. Normally I can't eat airplane food but it was actually good."
Cons: "The seat didn't go back at all"
Cons: "Late departure"
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "We were offered two hot meals, each time with the same 2 choices. That's not much to choose from..."
Pros: "Same as above but even better."
Pros: "Easy boarding"
Cons: "Could update movie selection"
Pros: "Staff was very attentive and friendly."
Cons: "Seating very cramped for a tall person. Tight squeeze!"
Cons: "That my seat was broken the whole time. I have a spinal injure and need to rotate positions while sitting. My seat was broken and my back hurt badly."
Pros: "Excellent, helpful steward."
Cons: "It took 90 (ninety!) minutes to get my suitcase at SFO. What a shitty, second-world airport. "Love" the crt tvs playing awfully low-quality "welcome to the US" videos. Way to showcase Silicon Valley's technical advances. Laughable."
Pros: "Overall it was a great experience."
Pros: "keep going"
Cons: "the hot meals were aweful"
Cons: "11 hours of crying babies was too much. The practice of placing 4 cribs together on the bulkhead encouraged one baby to set the others off screaming. The toddler siblings then started fussing, the parents were then jumping up and down, jostling the other passengers, it was a nightmare! Hated every minute of it."
Cons: "Too cold"
Pros: "See above"
Cons: "See above"
Cons: "Boarding was delayed by 30 minutes but they did not inform us of the delay so everyone stood in line the entire time."
Pros: "Thai chicken dinner was good"
Cons: "Cold breakfast sandwich. It said on the package it was "oven able", the spread was rock hard, bread hard, would have been better warmed up. Leg room is tight"
Pros: "Wonderful overall"
Cons: "seat did not recline at all,"
Cons: "Delated and boarding was a mess"
Cons: "Big Screen at front of cabin when I am 2 rows behind kept me awake Boarding was a mess, not really enoughpreboarding space to hold everyone. Organizers were rude and signs were confusing."
Cons: "Too much sugary bread as nourishment."
Cons: "Too hot and stuffy. No air."
Pros: "The chairs were the comfiest I've ever flown in!! Amazing"
Cons: "I did not like the surprise of having to pay for a seat reservation, once I had purchased my tickets. This was costly and certainly unexpected."
Cons: "It was long terrible 24 hr journey with a pregnant wife"
Pros: "very nice and attentive personel"
Cons: "Boarding at Florence is always chaotic but this isn't within the control of KLM or their crew."
Pros: "The crew was professional & friendly"
Cons: "Food was terrible honestly, entertainment system didn't work on 1st flight."
Pros: "Almost everything, especially the crew."
Cons: "Don’t feel like anything should be better to be honest"
Pros: "economy plus seats were nice, great movie selection, especially international movies"
Cons: "crew was not friendly, i had to ask for water many times, usually water person walk the aisle. food was terrible. other carriers food were better"
Pros: "very nice crew"
Cons: "my baggage was lost"
Cons: "The KLM crew are always great serving and treating you. Well above many other airlines."
Cons: "Flight got delayed 30 minutes"
Pros: "Crew was fantastic, seats and entertainment was great. Very good food choices."
Cons: "Everything was very good."
Pros: "the drinks"
Cons: "seat reservation. having to pay for luggage...."
Cons: "There was no wifi on flight"
Cons: "They left my bag off the plane. Ridiculous."
Cons: "This return flight was much better than the flight going to Amsterdam. I believe the biggest factor was the type of aircraft. The old 747 just didn't meet expectations. The newer 777 on the way back was much more comfortable, with better amenities."
Pros: "Crew was nice and friendly"
Cons: "Airplane so uncomfortable. Food horrible. Not even available for one of us what we ask for on what was offered. Bad taste and not what can be on a that length of time flight."
Pros: "Being fed was amazing and watching free TV was great!"
Cons: "I wish there were personal fans because it got uncomfortably hot sandwiched between people"
Pros: "Seat space a bit tight . I should have upgraded to more leg room . Next time!"
Cons: "If only there was a way to be able to lie down and sleep - you would be pioneers in aviation"
Pros: "On time and friendly crew"
Cons: "Boarding needs improvement"
Pros: "Time was excellent even considering a connection delay they had. Very polite crew members. Good entertainment options."
Cons: "Cabin was crowded. Leg room was scarce, short seating space. Almost no room for sleeping if you're not a frequent economy traveler."
Pros: "Very personable staff. Food acceptable for airline fare. Ticket price was outstanding."
Cons: "Paid for extra legroom, but very narrow seats not comfortable. Very difficult to sleep. Old plane--could not hear movies and unclear screen. Music sounded OK and choice was good."
Pros: "Short flight and being able to escape from drunk belligerent Passenger on previous flight"
Pros: "Friendly hostesses"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 3 hours"
Pros: "Very attentive crew. Attended to needs immediately. Took a lot of time with each person when someone had something to say."
Cons: "The seat I had with no seats in front of me was very small. Much smaller than the other economy seats because the tray table and video screen were in the armrests. Paid extra for the legroom by ended up losing it side to side. Really had to squeeze into the seat."
Cons: "Very slow service at checkin, was not even available when I arrived at the airport"
Pros: "punctuality of boarding and flight time"
Cons: "attitude of crew in business class: no sense of true hospitality"
Pros: "Everything was clean and well organized."
Cons: "The flight was delayed 1 1/2 hours."
Pros: "I am so grateful to have been provided delicious and filling vegan meals on this long flight. Thank you for offering a dietary option that is compassionate toward animals and contributes less to climate change! Now if only the planes were powered by clean, renewable energy... Hopefully that will become a reality someday very soon! Oh, and also the crew on this flight was exceptionally kind and helpful. Thank you so much!"
Cons: "I did not enjoy the turbulence, which I suppose is unavoidable. More importantly, I felt quite guilty about the greenhouse gas emissions of my flight. I have decided to cut down on my air travel as much as possible as a way of reducing my carbon footprint."
Pros: "Seats were very comfortable, food was excellent, the staff was very nice, cabin was quite and roomy."
Cons: "No outlets to charge digital devices, and need more bathrooms on board. I was able to sleep most of the 11 hour flight so I did not take advantage of the entertainment."
Pros: "Great on board service from a very professional crew."
Cons: "Can't think of a thing."
Pros: "Sound was broken on my TV set!"
Cons: "Called stewardess twice to assist. No response!"
Cons: "infotainment was down. Lost my luggage the flight was delayed"
Pros: "Fast boarding"
Cons: "The entertainment system wasn’t working for the whole 10 hour flight."
Cons: "The cabin crew was racist. She told me to move back from an empty seat just because she wanted one of the guys ( from her country ) to set on it! Very rude and racist."
Cons: "Food and one bathroom out of service makes an awful flight"
Pros: "Arrived Early!"
Cons: "Left Late :-)"
Cons: "The streaming service didn’t work"
Pros: "The staff the facilities the food all ******. Will definetly look forward to choose both delta and KLM"
Pros: "Comfortable seats. Warm plane with happy staff."
Cons: "Maybe a second sandwich option for food, not everyone likes cheese."
Pros: "The cabin crew were pretty good. That's about all that was good."
Cons: "I paid almost $400 for upgraded seats. When I got to the airport-- no seats-- both ways!! i didn't even have regular seat assignments. I had to choose from the last few seats available. The ticket agent, the gate agent and the cabin crew all did nothing to make up for the fact that their system screwed up and stuck me in a cramped coach seat in the back of the plane for 11 hours-- TWICE! Beyond that, KLM must have one of the oldest fleets in the sky. Both ways LAX->AMS->LAX, I was on a 30-35 year old 747 with no wifi, no power and a ten-year-old entertainment system. Never again."
Cons: "No proper info regarding cancellation. Staff was unfriendly and abruptly responded to passengers."
Cons: "Flight way delayed 3 hours. Staff gave no information and wouldn't help rebook us onto other flights. They gave us food vouchers 2 minutes before we finally boarded, so we couldn't use them. The food on the plane had spoiled so we were all starving on the flight, and we all missed our connections. Horrible experience and wouldn't fly with KLM again."
Pros: "Great crew service. Among the best ever."
Pros: "Catering is ok"
Cons: "Seats comfort really old school"
Pros: "Loved this 747! Crew was professional and food was very good."
Cons: "We had a long wait (25 minutes) at the gate because we were early."
Pros: "staff hospitality, cleanness of the cabin and toilet and punctuality of the flight"
Cons: "lack of meal options"
Cons: "Flight delayed, had to take two more flights and was a four hour trip turned into a 12 hour, 4 countries trip"
Pros: "Flight crew on flight from Amsterdam to Cape Town were probably the most friendly and enthusiastic I've experienced and no, they were not all young. The plane was spotless throughout the flight. They were always coming around with water and juice and they genuinely seemed to care about all the passengers. The Flight back crew were just the opposite. More like the old lazy farts you get on the American carriers or BA or QF long haul. Whoo have been there for the long haul and should have stopped ages ago."
Cons: "The Entertainment images on the screens promoted Beauty and the Beast, Batman Lego movie but neither were on the system! Food quality was rubbish"
Cons: "I slept didn't have snack offered and no entertainment"
Pros: "There was no flight! So it's one thing that you have to cancel the flight because of fog; but rebooking us the next day on a flight through New York that doesn't exist, was way below the standard of care I would expect from any airline. Apparently, the NY to LAX flight that KLM booked us on, was only one leg of the flight to Sydney Australia; and according to some airline agreement, only Australian nationals are permitted to take that flight! Running around at JFK from terminal four, to terminal seven, to terminal eight, back to terminal four, to get a flight out, was a bit much considering how tired we were – not to mention hungry, since KLM neglected to provide the kosher meals we had requested with plenty of time – BOTH going to and returning from Europe."
Pros: "Great crew, they were very nice. Food was good enough, could use more variety but i never had good food on any flight."
Cons: "If a person who checks in would not inform me that I have to seat next to bathroom"
Pros: "Good flight, thank you"
Pros: "It was good"
Cons: "Good was not good really bad it is"
Pros: "Overall price and comfort is ok. Seats pretty small. Crew don’t pay attention for kids that screaming a lot."
Cons: "Great plus is a direct flight and price"
Pros: "The coffee"
Cons: "That I do not pay 50 € just for a piece of luggage"
Pros: "Seat was not too comfortable...."
Cons: "Better boarding experience with consistency in allowance for appropriate carry on luggage."
Pros: "The crew was amazing The seats are worst"
Pros: "Poor food poor seats...it was bad service"
Pros: "Staff, flight attendants, aircraft and most importantly the flight itself."
Pros: "The crew was amazing and tentative to all of my needs and if there was any question or concern they were quick to respond to it. They also fed us multiple times and offered snacks and beverages throughout the entire flight."
Pros: "Crew was exceptional! Flight was comfortable. They provided slippers, a blanket and pillow for everyone. 2 meals and a snack for our 12 hour flight. Entertainment was varied and good. Overall great flight!"
Cons: "Crews the best"
Pros: "Hospitable easy beautiful attendants great varieriy of movies and generous meals"
Cons: "Everything was well)"
Cons: "They denied me boarding because I did not have a printed ticket!!! THIS WAS NOT DISCLOSED WHEN I BOOKED IT NOR IN THE CHECK IN EMAIL."
Pros: "Care, comfort, good food."
Cons: "Food was tasteless. Crew- had "you owe me faces" the whole flight. Outdated equipment, TV and so on."
Pros: "The service in the flight."
Cons: "I had problem with entertainment system because I could see any images on the screen and they couldn't fix it. For 12 hours flight it was not fun."
Cons: "Nothing bad. All is good."
Pros: "Plenty of food/snacks available. Many movies to watch."
Cons: "only one side of my headphones worked"
Cons: "transfer in Moscow is a mess, incoming delayed and very tight to get connection but no support or fast lane at all. Was traveling in business class."
Cons: "flight was late two hours"
Pros: "Direct flight. Nice and friendly stuff."
Cons: "Too much A/C and I couldn't turn it down. Not a big choice for food."
Cons: "Unable to selesct seating."
Pros: "comfortable seat and leg space"
Cons: "I had 2 bug bites on my thighs... I hope the airline will clean and spray the upholstery."
Pros: "Smooth landing. Professional pilots. Great crew. Good food"
Cons: "Bad seats. No room. No comfort."
Pros: "Attendants were professional and polite. Pilots handled takeoff and landing smoothly. Flight was smooth and uneventful."
Cons: "All airlines are squeezing as many people as they can in a confined space. Getting into and out of an economy seat is torture."
Pros: "Entertainment was available,however, I did not partake in any of it because I had provided entertainment of my own."
Cons: "Seats were very uncomfortable. Food was not for my liking. No online availability to check in."
Pros: "All right"
Pros: "Flight attendants are good."
Cons: "I was asked by KLM to ask Aeroflot if my baggages were on the plane to LA at Moscow, because I had 10 hours. However, Aeroflot security didn't listen to me and kept saying I'm okay( I guess she wanted to say I was a right gate) and didn't let me talk to groundhostes, and kept screeming to others to show her their boading pass. I could get to talk groundhostes right when I get in the flight, not sure my baggage were with me. My suitcase was damagged at both flights on the way and back. And had to wait for two hours to receive the form, and to claim it, you have to submit so many documents and takes tim e. I am waiting for it."
Pros: "Flight was delayed 6 hours. Had to wait for 40 minutes ubtil they figured out whether to take a drhnk guy off ths flight or not. Then another 40 mins to do the deicing procedure. Then another 20 minutes to park the plain after landing. Instead of getting home at 13.15 I got out if the plane at 8 PM. Nit the friendliest crew and poor quality food. Overall I am very unhappy with the trip."
Pros: "This was a cheap flight from LAX to ZRH with a layover in Moscow and that's about as good as it gets."
Cons: "The check in personnel was not that helpful and were very slow to check in everyone to their corresponding flights, and since kiosks were not available for aeroflot the experience was unavoidable. The plane economy class is really as uncomfortable as it gets for a transatlantic flight. There were no beer options for the flight (nor vodka which is weird), and flight attendants weren't that happy to talk to you in English. 5 hours wait at Moscow are the worst, if you're thinking on saving some dollars on a transatlantic flight this is not worth it."
Pros: "My initial flight from LAX to Moscow 10 days before the video entertainment system wasn't working for anyone, so we had to endure a 12 hour flight without movies or music. But this flight the system was working so I was happy for that. Food was fair."
Cons: "Again the on boarding process was a mess. Gate number changed and everyone was once again cramming them selves into the line from all directions. Essentially there was no line. We also were at a gate where another flight ahead of us was still boarding (to London) so I think that made people more anxious and frustrated. When we finally passed through the gate and boarded a transport bus, the bus only took us a few feet away to the next gate, and they had us climb up a set of stairs up to the entry way from where our original gate number was located. Why even bother changing the gate then!"
Pros: "Cabin staff (Russian) tried very hard, had limited English, drinks available through our flight. In flight entertainment there were a lot of choices (13 1/2 hr flight). For LA to Spain it was the best price."
Cons: "Announcements from flight deck in English very hard to impossible to understand. Most passengers are Russian. There are some differences in culture and etiquette that exist and you can either deal with them or you can't. Their norm is to be willing to stand in long lines. Personal space may be less than what we are accustomed to in US. The airline staff usually have some English but are not interested in having a discussion with you, just a couple of words. Food: passable, no more. Lady sitting next to me opened up a paper then plastic wrap, placed 2 smoked fish on a stack of napkins then proceeded to dismantle it with her fingers and eat it. It was smelly and disgusting. I commented to a flight attending that I found this impolite to inflict on other passengers - nothing was done - she didn't say a word to the passenger. I don't want to rule others but when I pay money, I don't feel that I should have no say. I might do it again but the cost difference would really have to make it worthwhile."
Pros: "Very uncomfortable flight. Customer service was poor and seats are horribly small and cramped."
Cons: "Crew barely spoke English. Instructions were primarily given in Russian only."
Pros: "Food and drinks were completely free (red and white wine was the only alcoholic beverage unfortunately). They had a surprisingly good selection of movies (new and old), which update frequently. Gets the job done perfectly well and at a fraction of the cost. Will fly again."
Cons: "Seat size/spacing was tight; rather uncomfortable if you're 6 ft 2 in or taller. I imagine this is always true for economy class on any 12+ hour flight. English on intercom for in-flight announcements was passable to poor at times, but attendants were extremely nice."
Cons: "The flight was delayed 15 minutes. Then we boarded the aircraft and spent two hours inside, just sweating. Someone came and said it would take another 15 minutes to check the aircraft again. We were sent back to the airport with no information and nobody knew what was happening. We finally boarded the flight 5 hours late, and we lost our connection to Hong Kong. Nobody cares to explain or give you a solution. When we arrived to Moscow they said that we had to spent the night at the airport because their hotel was full. We verified at the hotel and they offered us rooms if we wanted to pay for them. The airline employees offered no help and we spent at least 5 hours looking for a solution. We decided to enter Russia and found out that the airline had another hotel in which we spent the night after finding the answer ourselves, because nobody explained anything to us. We wouldn't recommend this airline to anyone. They had passengers sleeping in the floor of the airport with little kids because they didnt offer them a room. They simply dont care about their customers."
Pros: "I like the service, flight attendants were very nice, food was great, the seats were comfortable and had plenty of leg room"
Pros: "Everything was great!"
Cons: "Everything perfect."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "Good entertainment and flight crew"
Cons: "I have flown all over the world with guitar as my carry-on. This time the check-in crew forced me to check it AND charged me for it. I had 1 checked bag (which is free) and the 2nd bag (which is $50). But because they FORCED me to check in my guitar, the total became $200. It is absolutely ridiculous. I want to take it up with corporate and get my money back."
Pros: "New Dreamliner planes are great for jet leg recovery."
Cons: "After unbelievably long check-in, they were not able accommodate our family . Me and my wife had to take one child each separated by 8 rows. The flight attendants unfriendly attitude was not even a surprise anymore after spending 4 days in Moscow."
Cons: "The food was terrible. Also I'm vegetarian and there was never an option to select a special meal. The food was very Russian which is very different than any other food from other countries. The flavor combinations were not appealing. For a 13 hour flight, I was hungry when I got home."
Pros: "the food was good on this flight. the flight attendants were very nice."
Cons: "The seats are made for children. I am only 5'0" and my knees hit the seat in front of me."
Pros: "I got to my destination"
Cons: "Endless waiting and lost luggage. Excuse was unpredicted weather conditions. It was snowing in Finland so they had to clear the Ice from the planes.. Snowing in Finland? How uncommon is that during December? I think most of this is poor ground handling In Helsinki."
Pros: "1. Leg space is bigger then on other companies 2. Crew was really affable 3. Free wine"
Cons: "Meal was not too hearty. Breakfast in Indian style was too spicy for me. May be I should request a special meal on check-in. And one more thing, Helsinki airport is cold for me. I spent e hours in down vest. Be warned."
Pros: "The crew is excellent. Very friendly, professional, and helpful. Both on board and at the desk inside the airport. They listen to your needs and respond the best they can. Seats are comfortable enough for Economy. Good selection of movies to watch. The flight was on time and arrived even a little earlier than expected."
Cons: "The food was filling, but not particularly tasty. For those seated toward the back, there was no choice. Although maybe there was no choice to begin with. Normally, on international flights, for the first (bigger) meal at least, you are given two choices, such as meat or vegetarian, beef or chicken. The food itself wasn't great. The salad was below average on both flight, from and to Chicago. So was the desert. Drinks are offered once with each meal in very small glasses. Although there is a bottle of water from the start."
Cons: "Flight was delayed,missed connection,lost bag"
Pros: "Personal finnair were very unpleasant and offered me for 30 min flight to Tallinn wait 8.5 hours flight to Stockholm and coming next day afternoon. Everything was too bad. I had to get taxi and boat and coming in Tallinn. I lost time and money. I never going to use finnair and kayak again."
Cons: "Everything. Worst flight in my life"
Cons: "video was broken"
Cons: "Did not like stress of having to check in 24 hours ahead of time just to get a free seat assignment. Why should we have to purchase a seat on a plane we already bought a ticket for?"
Pros: "Staff was very friendly, food was ok"
Cons: "Flight was delayed multiple times"
Cons: "Finnair had the worst leg room I've ever had in 50 years of traveling. It was so TIGHT that my knees were pressing up agains the seat in front of me the whole 8 hours of flight, even though I am only 5'7"! I felt really sorry for those passengers who were taller. Finnair also lost my checked in bag and delivered it 36 hours later without providing any compensation. Coming back the flight was delayed due to mechanical reasons, which caused a number of passengers miss connecting flights. This is one of the things that can happen to any airline, but only Finnair failed to provide an agent to take care of the passengers who missed their flights. So, after a 2 hour delay and 7 hours of traveling in the air, the stranded passengers had to find an agent in JFK who would rebook their flights. One of the worst traveling experiences. Will never travel Finnair again!"
Cons: "The flight from India was delayed and as a consequence I missed my connecting flight to Miami. I had to put up in a Hotel at Helsinki and take a flight to Miami the next day via London."
Pros: "Fast connection in Helsinki!"
Cons: "Delay in JFK, old aircrafts and mulfunctioned entertainment equipment."
Pros: "Crew were great / free wine !"
Cons: "Crowded and chaotic boarding"
Cons: "Security service in Helsinki is quite unprofessional. It does not understand EU Security Rules for liquids at airports. Where do they find such guys?"
Pros: "Plenty of leg room, and I got an empty seat next to me! Food was served on time (an hour into the flight, and about two hours from the destination). The options were decent particularly the caserole in terms of portions. Plenty of overheard compartment space, even with a nearly full flight."
Cons: "The arm rest between seats doesn't raise to the full upright position, only one-half way. The TV needed to be reset by the purser due to it being stuck on kiddie mode. If you're a snacker, bring food."
Pros: "I really enjoyed the flight...everything was smooth and we arrived on schedule."
Cons: "No leg room"
Pros: "Crew is very nice and helpful. Food is just fine. Serving complimentary white and red wine."
Cons: "Seats are too close and not enough space for my legs. I am 187 (6'2"). No outlets to charge your phone. For me it is important on the long flight."
Pros: "The flight was on time and everything ran smoothly."
Cons: "It was a bit confusing that the tv's came out out the seats, an announcement about that would have been helpful."
Pros: "I'm alive. The plane did not implode. No crashes! The crew was polite. Plane was very late leaving. Not a good thing."
Cons: "Had to pay more for extra baggage than a person with the "right" ticket #'s. How to know this trivia in Feb. when buying ticket? My starting #'s did not allow me to prepay online. Instead, rush to airport, pay more by having to pay in person. 2. I also could NOT get my boarding pass online. Instead, forced to drive to airport day before just to be sure I'd be on plane! Finnair counter, Hannele politely double-checked all's well, handed me boarding pass. Hannele told to buy extra baggage online being cheaper. This promise, not accurate. Absurd!"
Cons: "long waiting time in the bus before the flight"
Cons: "i get sit 57 E both way forvard and come back. My travel was very long - 4 flyds. One of them t his is 11 hours. I am very very tired."
Pros: "The crew was friendly and helpful. There were multiple runs for drinks and the meal was delicious. The entertainment tablet offered good movies and tv shows."
Cons: "The lights where not lowered down to make it easy for people to rest and make it easier to fall sleep."
Pros: "Pilots did a great job at Helsinki. There were a strong wind and rain. Crew was really sweet."
Cons: "There was a confusion with boarding passes in Helsinki. Some of passengers were waiting almost until beginning of boarding with no seat number. Also was a delay because they're waiting for a some passenger from a connecting flight . Seats haven't enough leg room for person 5"8 but crew and food was amazing."
Cons: "See above"
Pros: "The flight was on time, crew worked really well. The food was okey as usual on Finnair."
Pros: "Staff was nice, seats were comfortable unlike other flights I have been on the past two weeks."
Cons: "I think the pilot made a wrong turn and made erratic movements of the plane close to the end of the flight. Not sure what happened but it was a little scary."
Pros: "Vistas along Mediterranean departing Nice"
Cons: "Interesting conversation with fellow passenger"
Pros: "inbound crew very friendly - nice plane on outbound flight . service throughout inbound flight"
Cons: "Food was not good at all on outbound flight, limited vegetarian options inbound and was not able to select preference prior to flight. staff on outbound flight were unfriendly and service stopped after meal."
Pros: "They moved my boyfriend and I from the back two seats on the plane up to the front with four seats across the middle! This was amazing for the long flight and allowed us to be very comfortable throughout the flight. Great service as well with three food servings and constant trash pickup."
Cons: "Woman in front talked endlessly"
Pros: "Comfortable smooth flight, quiet in the large modern BA A380 aircraft"
Cons: "Usual boarding with people in rear having to get past people in lower row numbers having been boarded first."
Pros: "Great flight and nice people"
Cons: "Because the flight was through british airways, extra baggage was $90 much more expensive than Finnair's prices. After paying that before departure to London I recieved an email from British Airways that stated an extra bag for both my flight to London and return flight to San Francisco had been fully paid for. At the airport I was told by British Airways employees that I would have to pay another $90 regardless of what my email said because their official prices are $90 each way not both. I showed them the confirmation I had recieved and all they could say was "that is confusing". There was very little empathy or attempt to help. As a result I was forced to leave the suitcase behind with my acquaintance in London and do an in airport shuffle of all of my belongings. The flight was great but beware emails that may not match up with online info."
Pros: "comfortable seats, efficient service both getting on and off the plane,very current movies. Overall a very good experience"
Pros: "crew was friendly and courteous"
Cons: "had to be bussed to different part of airport to board plane no sound on the entertainment console"
Cons: "Had to rush to my next flight and the gates were far apart."
Cons: "The crew moved me to another seat on the return flight which allowed me entertainment but I hadThe entertainment console at my seat location on both flights to and from London did not work. That's 10 hours! to move away from my companions."
Pros: "We got there"
Cons: "No way to get seat assignments until 4 hours before flight"
Pros: "Not bad as cross-ocean flights go, but cramped. The seats (and the available room per person) are what would be considered normal nowadays, but I remember flying thirty years ago. The crew was very pleasant and snacks were served (and appreciated), but didn't make up for the cramped conditions."
Pros: "9 month old A380 with dedicated flight crew - everything on time - what more is there to ask for?"
Cons: "Airplane meals tend to be carb-heavy and the food service was no exception. Always a roll or bread but this is normal."
Cons: "We paid extra for seat selection which was supposed to be a window seat and ended up in middle seat... not acceptable..."
Cons: "Terribly uncomfortable seats, very dated entertainment options, bland food."
Pros: "Crew, boarding, cleanliness of the plan, and all other aspects other than food were good/excellent."
Cons: "The vegetables in the meal / salad were still frozen….inedible. In the morning in the asian vegetarian meal it was simply fruit…that was it. No protein source. I have been on many BA flights and the food has not been this poor, so not sure if the carrier who services food source has changed."
Cons: "In-flight entertainment was not working. Made and 11hr flight seem light 20 hrs."
Pros: "Everything was simple, straightforward, even a bit old fashioned. The crew was friendly, and the service was quick."
Cons: "No complaints!"
Pros: "easy - no surprises"
Pros: "The crew was amazing. It was a long flight and they kept bringing us drinks and snacks for 10+ hours."
Cons: "Was not able to check in online on either leg."
Pros: "Good entertainment. Arrived on time. Unnoticeable smooth landing."
Cons: "OK. For what I paid, I am not expecting much."
Pros: "The lie flat bed was nice. Lots of good, new movies"
Cons: "The seats are very narrow and you'd either have to climb over someone to go to the bathroom or someone would have to climb over you. And we're talking about complete strangers most of the time. The flight attendants were not very attentive Food was not good at all even for air plane food"
Pros: "I took the bus back and forth from SF to London. Overseas I am now in contemplation of only flying British Airways from now on. The ride is comfortable, enjoyable, entertaining, adequate space, excellent service, food and drinks are the best I have had, and exceptional services and attention. This goes for both flights. I have been recommending Britsh Airways over the last several weeks to pretty much everyone I know. My family and I will be looking to British Airways for overseas flights as a priority."
Cons: "Connecting flight thru Heathrow was too close for comfort. I just reached the gate at the end of boarding. If there had been a glitch at all I would have missed the flight."
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