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$810 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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$435 or less

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$263 or less

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7.4
Aer Lingus
Overall score based on 6,073 reviews
7.6
Boarding
7.3
Comfort
8.0
Crew
7.1
Entertainment
6.8
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "Poor customer service"

Cons: "Customer interaction is a joke"

Pros: "one of the worst airlines I have traveled on. Will never fly air lingus in my life."

Pros: "Friendly crew Excellent movie selection Soft blankets Clean bathrooms"
Cons: "The “American breakfast burrito” tasted like the cardboard it was warmed up in No email updates sent to check in or enter international traveler information (eg, passport number)."

Pros: "Quick organized boarding, friendly staff, much better flight than I expected. Food was even pretty good...Customs in Shannon was MUCH easier than Heathrow would have been, so thankfully, I went through customs in Shannon."

Cons: "Had to cancel. Impossible to workout fair flight change for outgoing flight only - caused cancellation and repurchase return leg for no reason but greed, as Aer Lingus did not impose this. After multiple long waiting periods on the phone to work this out no one ever picked up. We will never book through Kayak/JustFly again."

Pros: "Aer Lingus service was good and efficient from check-in to arriving."
Cons: "Little time in Dublin to get to our connecting flight to Lyon. Security check was understaffed with long queues."

Cons: "The chairs are so uncomfortable!"

Pros: "On time flight"
Cons: "Made me check my carryon bag then it was opened - why - don’t know - and items missing along with my luggage strap. Will NEVER use Aer Lingus again"

Pros: "Boarding was smooth. The staff was extremely friendly. The games on the video screen weren't bad."
Cons: "There was a technical problem with the plane at our gate when we landed, so we were on the tarmac for an hour waiting for a gate to open. Video choices were limited, and Internet was extremely overpriced."

Pros: "Staff where unbelievable nice and kind"

Pros: "The crew was great once aboard, the food was well above average for airplane food, the drinks were reasonably priced and the entertainment options were great."
Cons: "Attempting to check in online the day before was a nightmare and after half an hour on two different sites and an hour of speaking to very rude customer service reps for both BA and Aer Lingus, we were told we just had to check in in person. The check-in line opened fifteen minutes late, the woman who checked us in didn't answer our questions because she was busy talking to her friend. Once on the plane the Airbus seats were truly awful and should not hold a person for 10+ hours. The wifi also never worked."

Cons: "At checkin the crew at Aer Lingus claimed that they could not issue a Gate pass, which is offered by all other airlines at SFO."

Pros: "You lost myluhgage. I have no clean clothes to ware"

Pros: "Tail winds shortened the flying time by 45 minutes"
Cons: "seats... no space menu.... skip it movie choice ... fair at best"

Pros: "The staff were welcoming and friendly. They kindly reminded us of safety, but also due to me not making up my mind for drinks I asked for a ginger ale later in the flight and the staff were sweet enough to give once they finished what they were doing. They also were good at accommodating when my partner was unsure what food he would like and gave a good suggestion. Thank you, the Sheppard’s pie was delicious."
Cons: "N/a"

Pros: "Great Plane, Fantastic service. Did their best to take care of us. Provided us with vegetarian meals and requested and plenty of drinks, including wine and beer."
Cons: "Boarding a bit disorganized, but this seems to be an issue with most flights."

Pros: "The economy seats are more comfortable than average transatlantic flights on other airlines, albeit far from perfect. The meal was nicer too. The crew both onboard and on land was nice and attentive."
Cons: "The entertainment system is slow and the selection of films to watch could be better."

Pros: "Prompt Rebooking. The new schedule was better the original schedule with fewer connections."
Cons: "My original flights from Dublin to London and London to Munich were cancelled. The booking agency Webjet did not inform me about the cancellation. I noticed changes to my schedule three days before the flight and requested a rebooking. The entire leg to Munich was rebooked by Webjet but again I had to call and ask for an update since they don't issue a second round of confirmation emails."

Pros: "The crew was pleasant and accommodating to me, my wife, our 3-year-old and 1-year-old for both legs. The planes were in good shape and everything was on time. The balthrooms were clean and felt spacious. I didn't eat the dinner because we ate a large dinner before the long flight. I did tasted it and it was good. The selections of movies was also very good."
Cons: "Thw system they use for in flight entertainment was a little glitchy."

Pros: "The flight attendants on board were nice. The ticket counter woman at SFO who put my luggage on another flight should have read my itinerary. A colleague at work said aer Lingus loses luggage and this is exactly what happened."
Cons: "The 1.5 hour delay to board the plane; the fact that my luggage went astray."

Pros: "Dublin airport easy to transfer Price was top I did not eat the lunch"

Pros: "The plane was clean and seemed new enough. The flight crew were all pleasant."
Cons: "Leg room is atrocious. Food is sub par even fornairline food. The drink cart should be brought around more than once. My entertainment centre was off or in disrepair for large portions Of the flight, and the plug on tomcharge the phone was not only in a difficult place down. Wtween seats but was not functioning. I paid for an internet connection I couldn't use be aide of a dead phone."

Cons: "No snacks nor drinks offered at night. Breakfast was meager."

Pros: "Fantastic flight service"

Pros: "The effort made by the flight crew to find someone who was willing to switch their emergency exit seat with my cramped seat."
Cons: "Seating was really a disgrace. Being 6'3" made it unbearable. Seats are way too narrow and leg room non existent. Especially if the person in front of you reclined their seat."

Cons: "Delayed flight"

Cons: "Lost luggage for three days. Had to buy clothing. Staff seemed dismissive when I went in a search on the third day back to the EDI airport. They said they didn't have any information about it and that it was probably in Dublin. Later it showed up at my hotel with no call or notification. Not acceptable. Probably will avoid Aer Lingus in the future."

Cons: "The food was terrible, could not consume."

Pros: "Friendliness"
Cons: "Entertainment options VERY limited! Plane was freezing the entire flight."

Cons: "A/c was not working and is not the first time that happened on aerlingus....my question is do you do maintenance on aircraft??????"

Cons: "Inability to choose seats. Flight attendants come around infrequently and so quickly you can't even ask for a water."

Pros: "What did I like? Not much."
Cons: "What didn't I like? The food, it was poor. The entertainment system needs repair. Small seats. Seats to close together, front to back, especially on an eleven hour flight. The crew trying to sell the captive audience extra food and drinks."

Pros: "Flight attendant was delightful."

Cons: "See above"

Cons: "Shopping was not avail on the plane"

Cons: "It would have been great but my TV was not working properly and had intermittent sound. The flight attendants tried to fixit to no avail."

Cons: "Entertainment system old and slow"

Cons: "There wasn't any notification prior to booking process, with regards the need to get visa from the airport where I should be transiting for 2 hours only. After I booked and paid for nonrefundable, unchangeable, uncancellable ticket, I got an email asking me to get a visa in order to be able to transit for only two hours in Toronto airport. The visa takes at least 2 weeks, and my travel date was only few days ahead!. The rough lady in air Canada, plus the bad service and advise by the travel agent who advised not to take any action as it is only 2 hrs transiting and I won't be in trouble, all of that makes me not to recommend anyone to use your weird website. I had to stay 20hrs in the airport to book for another flight."

Pros: "Both British airline and Aer Lingus service was 5star. and kayak did its job they made reservation super easy."

Cons: "We froze the entire trip each way as we had the exit seats"

Pros: "The in-flight staff were also very helpful."

Cons: "The food was not tasty. Poor flavor. I had the Shepherds pie. And although I was grateful to have a meal offered, this one was a little off in flavor."

Pros: "Everyone is so nice!"

Pros: "The cabin crew did not offer water to drink very much during the sleep time and they never went around to refill coffee."
Cons: "See above"

Cons: "My food request was ignored. I requested vegan meals and the crew told me they were not notified of this and it was not available"

Pros: "We were genuinely surprised by comfortable seats and even the welcome pack with air pillows etc."
Cons: "Food service wasn't the greatest. We didn't know ahead of time to choose our meal. So we missed out on selecting food."

Pros: "The crew was incredible!"

Pros: "Service"
Cons: "Not enough leg room.."

Cons: "staff Attitude could be better. Also no milk for toddlers but free vine for people to get drunk, be loud on overnight flight, then snore and stink drunk. My table was all in some snort when I opened it to put my meal on. Dirty lavatory floors."

Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Comfort"
Cons: "Wifi access"

Pros: "Friendly crew, decent food, and solid entertainment."
Cons: "Economy seating was very cramped, even for me at 5’5”. The plane didn’t have WiFi, which is unacceptable in 2018."

Cons: "They gave 2 veggie meals to mu big strapping men seat mates and the ignored me entirely!"

Pros: "the crew was accommodating"
Cons: "i was asked to pay to check in my luggage :("

Pros: "Crew was extremely nice"
Cons: "Felt packed in like a tin of sardines. Extremely uncomfortable flight."

Pros: "The A380"
Cons: "Two kids in front of us screamed throughout flight No sleep possible"

Pros: "Funny safety video. Good beer and wine. Lots of movie choices. Never a line to the toilets."
Cons: "Cramped seating area, but I did have an extra seat next to me."

Cons: "very very short layover at London, had to run to the gate and almost didn’t make it. Only one of our two bags made it to Dublin. Not happy at all. Not sure if I will be booking with kayak again."

Cons: "I thought the seats we were not comfortable"

Pros: "The fare was super competitive and the service was top notch."
Cons: "Flew on the A380 and it was an absolute joy. The bird totally lived up to expectations and more. It was a pleasurable ordeal from booking to boarding to arrival. Best bang for a yet in long while."

Pros: "The crew courtesy was beyond any trip I have taken. The food was good: chicken tikka Masala. My mother was so happy with the trip experience."
Cons: "Even for small persons like me, the seat is a bit tight with the neighbor spilling over in my area"

Pros: "The crew was amazing!!!!"
Cons: "No leg room!"

Pros: "Loved the wide selection of movies to watch, as well as being served two meals."
Cons: "I wished the seats reclined more. The flight would have been near perfect then!"

Pros: "They had a lot of entertainment options"
Cons: "I was skipped over when they served dinner"

Pros: "Nothing was bad. Take off to landing was great. Red wine was"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Announcing gate information only 45 minutes before departure and having only 25 minutes to get there before gate closing is very inconvenient and nerve wracking."

Pros: "Crew is super hospitable and nice"
Cons: "They lost my luggage after I asked when I checked it in LA and when I boarded in SD"

Pros: "First international flight. Did not know you are treated so well."
Cons: "That i am not able to sleep pn night flights. Not a problem of the airlines.Gail"

Pros: "Great flight, comfortable and the entertainment was perfect! The 10 hours flew by very quickly and the crew was amazing! Hey"

Pros: "Service was excellent!"
Cons: "On time, courtesy courtesy was second to none!!"

Pros: "The video selection was terrific."
Cons: "I was right in front of a cabinet that the stuardess used and my seat was hit at least three times. The seat bottoms were much too painful for a 10 hour flight, I even sat on my pillow the last five hours just to be somewhat comfortable. Next time I will request a second pillow."

Cons: "The hour + delay leaving LAX AND DELAY again on landing"

Pros: "Good service with wheelchair assistance when needed. Early boarding made it easier for my husband."

Pros: "The staff is friendly and were genuinely doing their best withwhat they had"
Cons: "The check in / baggage drop off took too long. There were only two workers in that section and for maybe arpund 10-20 mins there was only 1 person helping everyone. It was very frustrating, esp when there were 3 people working in the world club section when that line has fewer people in the first place. I suggest having the world club staff taking some of the regular customers and alternating with the world club members"

Cons: "Airplane food"

Pros: "Nice plane and good food, very nice flight!"

Cons: "smallest coach I have ever been in. very squished and I was next to my wife at 95 lb and a skinny young man who took no room at all. I am only 5'9" 170. But thats how the flights get so cheep"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Since you now have to pay for additional luggage, which I have always done in the past, I find it increasing infuriating that when boarding the plane to store my carry on luggage I have not been able to store this appropriately, I am led to believe as a paying customer I should not have to store my carry on luggage by my feet because the overhead cabin is not available to me. ."

Cons: "Seats were uncomfortable. The food was below average even for airline food. One of the flight attendants was rude to one of the passengers even though the passenger was not doing anything out of normal."

Pros: "Food was decent and entertainment was okay."
Cons: "Plane was extremely old and loud. London did not have a gate number until 20 minutes before boarding. Many people were late to the gate because of that."

Pros: "Cleanness and convenience."
Cons: "Seat selection only 24 hours ahead."

Pros: "Good information from the pilots. Very clean plane. Food ok. Seat pitch better than the American Airlines flight the other direction."
Cons: "Flight attendants disinterested or in the case of an older male flight attendant, impatient and rude."

Pros: "I especially liked our seats (we were in the exit row and had plenty of leg room); the crew, and the food."
Cons: "What we didn't like couldn't be helped: there were crying babies and a snorting gentleman."

Pros: "Hello I saw charged the ticket twice !!!! Thank you"

Pros: "Crew was great!"
Cons: "Seats were so close together I could hardly move. Too close for international flight! The tall guy behind me needed me to keep my chair up some from reclined position because it hit him!"

Pros: "The entertainment choices, I like how dark it got being a red eye flight. Not as noisy as some planes."
Cons: "Cramped seats. No leg room. Touch screens were not touch sensitive so the person in front could feel every push. Better to use the remote. No individual air control, I got very hot."

Pros: "My flight was delayed by 30 min and therefore I had to reschedule my flight from London to Frankfurt! That made me lose 3 hrs at the airport!"
Cons: "Delayed flight! Seats were uncomfortable and very small!"

Pros: "Nice spacious seats"
Cons: "That you checked my carry-on"

Pros: "The A380 from LA, was new and clean. Crew friendly and service efficient."
Cons: "Seems like each new airplane reduces space for passengers in economy. There are just so many seats you and squeeze in. I am not a tall person, and certainly not overweight, and I felt crammed in the seat. I feel sorry for people who are tall and big. They must have a terrible time. The older 767 from Heathrow to Athens was MUCH more spacious and comfortable. I can't afford business class and certainly not first class. Economy has been squeezed beyond logical levels. Good was so so. Not to my taste. The chicken with mashed potatoes was rubbery and mashed didn't even taste like potatoes. Other than that, trip was on time. So that helped."

Pros: "The plane itself is big enough which makes the ride quite comfortable and less subject to turbulence."
Cons: "Seats do not recline much in economy but that is expected."

Cons: "No wifi"

Pros: "The flight was delayed for more than 3 hours, nothing was communicated, I still don't know what caused it, as a result I missed my connection and NONE of the British Airways employees EVER even apologized, since it wasn't and I quote 'personally' their fault."
Cons: "Terrible service, delayed flight, lost luggage, no apologies and no accountability. I was delayed for 12h, had to stay the night in a hotel in London (the hotel was the best part) but I had to freeze since I didn't have my luggage or expect to be in London at that time."

Cons: "Seats were very tight and cramped."

Pros: "The flight"
Cons: "Customs"

Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "Ir was an American Airlines plane, had really small and olf screens that didn't work."

Pros: "Friendliness of the crew! Economy Plus Cleanliness AA and BA use same planes 777 but it's the service that makes the flight! AA needs to take lessons from BA crew/service"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "onboard movie selection vegan special meal"
Cons: "legroom is very limited. Seats recline too much so the person in front is in my lap and cabin crew scolded me not the person leaning into me."

Pros: "However im still missing my checked luggage."

Pros: "Seemed like a tiny bit more leg room, lots of good movie choices."
Cons: "Food was bleh."

Pros: "It was not crowded breakfast"
Cons: "Breakfast was lousy"

Cons: "see above."

Pros: "30 year old plane!"
Cons: "No oilers, no individual monitors!"

Cons: "There was no inflight entertainment for such a long flight."

Cons: "I was rebooked and the process between American and British Airways was very confusing. I was lucky to get a seat on the plane which I had to pay extra for even though I booked in January for an August flight. Also it was crazy that there was no inflight entertainment for such a long flight."

Pros: "Comfortable seats, attentive staff"
Cons: "More non dairy food obtions"

Cons: "I could not check in and pay for my second bag at the kiosk. I had to wait in the very long ticketing line to get help. Also, it was not clear that the international flight flew from the AA terminal and not from the International terminal where Iberia flies from...I had to walk to the AA terminal with all my bags which was stressful since I was dropped off at the international terminal which made sense as it was an international flight and the ticket did not say it was flying from the AA terminal only that it was operated by AA.."

Pros: "Lots of good movies"
Cons: "Less than average legroom for an international flight."

Pros: "Everyone was friendly"
Cons: "Very tight fit."

Pros: "Staff was really friendly Boarding was easy Flight was on time"
Cons: "Not much space within the seats Food was mediocre Entertainment was okay"

Pros: "I gate checked in the stroller at LAX. When it was pretty much dumped in front of me at LHR with an unspecified apology, the sun hood was bent so it doesn't fold right anymore, there's scuff marks on the side, there's a part missing from the left wheel and it drags to one side now. Not happy. If I'd been told, we'll take this off you and damage it, I might have checked it normally. Our car seat was fine."
Cons: "Damaging our stroller. Food wasn't good either. A yogurt with various toppings apparently is a "Continental breakfast"."

Pros: "That the staff at American Aiirlunes were helpful in getting me to my destination."
Cons: "Flight was delayed and then canceled!!!!! I missed my connecting flight in Miami."

Pros: "Nothing. Cause it didn't happen"
Cons: "Mechanics issues. Plane never took off. Never made our connection. Had to get a new flight."

Pros: "Quick to board and on time, plenty of leg room, great new movie and shoe selection during the flight."
Cons: "The food was satisfying, but not great. Entrees were quite salty and bread came a little soggy."

Pros: "The crew was wonderful! Especially Glenda."
Cons: "The flight was delayed six hours."

Pros: "The A321-S was a pretty good aircraft. Nicely updated interior. Staff were young & professional. Everyone was happy, efficient and professional. It was nice to see the Captain smile and say goodbye to ALL the passengers. Well done AA!"

Pros: "The flight attendants were great."
Cons: "The flight was over an hour delayed. that meant I arrived home at 1am. That is a very rough morning."

Pros: "Everything was timely, courteous & pleasant. The aircraft was very clean."

Cons: "No room, limited entertainment, mediocre food. Was a very uncomfortable, long flight! Luggage late coming off plane, missed connecting flight and was not very helpful in getting rebooked."

Pros: "Great entertainment system at each seat"

Cons: "Food was nasty and they didn't have a non dairy option"

Pros: "Customer services was good."
Cons: "Seat was too small,food was disappointed."

Pros: "Movie options"
Cons: "2 hour delay was inconvenient. Like why?"

Pros: "Great choices of entertainment that made the flight very enjoyable"

Pros: "Left on time from LAX"
Cons: "We booked for British Airways since we have good experience with them before but this is "operated by American Airlines" - not sure why they just don't say American Airlines when booking. It's deceiving!!!"

Pros: "The crew relax and smile"
Cons: "very small seats"

Pros: "The handed out the customs forms just before landing because they were too busy chatting. I had to fill up the form during landing and got dizzy. During the fligh I asked for water and the stewardess forgot about it."

Pros: "everything ran like clockwork"

Pros: "they would not let me up grade and there was plenty of room to upgrade"
Cons: "I am handicap and was not given a upgrade"

Pros: "The entertainment was free on our flight and that was very nice. Watch a lot of movies iv been wanting to watch. Pilots flew the plane very well."

Cons: "I bought Japan Air but it was American air.. I'm not buy tickets any more!!"

Pros: "WHAT FOOD.,,,,,,.AA DOSE NOT FEE US OR HAVE ANY ENTERTAINMENT,"
Cons: "NOTHING AA IS JUST AS BAD AS FIJI AIRWAYS"

Pros: "It was a very peaceful flight. The crew was extremely professional, and courteous, one of the members went out of her way, and frankly it was the kindest flight attendant has been to me in a while."
Cons: "The typical complaint you would hear regarding airplane food. Though, it does not warrant a true complaint of the flight."

Cons: "Taking away headphones 40 mins prior to landing is ridiculous. AA needs to abandon Bose or figure out a better way."

Pros: "The flight was on time, even arrived early. Nice crew and plenty of food/snacks. It was good to have a selection of movies and TV shows to watch, too."
Cons: "The lack of space on such a long flight was painful, and there wasn't much opportunity to stretch my legs. I was also seated across from a woman who didn't realize how stupid it was to bring a toddler on a 12 hour flight, and he screamed pretty much the entire time. I couldn't sleep at all and not even headphones drowned it out. That part wasn't really the airline's fault though, and I could see that the flight attendants were asking her several times to get her son to quiet down. I just wish there were regulations on these sorts of situations. Everyone around you suffers when you bring a small child on a very long flight because they will inevitably be bored, cranky and uncomfortable, and because we are confined to our seats, we are forced to suffer through it all. I wish that children under a certain age would not be allowed to board flights over a certain length of time except for special circumstances."

Pros: "New aircraft."
Cons: "The flight from LAX to HKG was diverted to Haneda, Tokyo. The septic tank was not properly emptied in LAX. Flight in Hong Kong was delayed by about 2 hours due to this diversion. I agree with the call from the Captain. It's a pity that the poor quality of service team in LAX (probably 1-2 individuals) caused tremendous inconvenience to passengers and crew."

Pros: "Everyghing was smooth and on time"
Cons: "Nothing at all"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I booked the flight specifically because it was advertised and booked on British Airways, which is considered a nice international airline to fly. The flight was swaped to American Airlines, and I was put on an international flight that was archaic, I would have been better off flying a prop plane from the 1970's."

Pros: "Once in flight, it was a standard smooth ride to Tokyo."
Cons: "Late announcement of flight delay. Cost me 4 extra hours at LAX, doing nothing. Then, flight delayed again for 30 minutes prior to boarding...and yet AGAIN while on the plane...because of a water shortage. What had the crew been doing in between flights?? Lastly, these delays caused the plane to arrive in Tokyo at 12:30AM (originally it was 10:30PM). All transportations options were closed. I had to take a $90 USD taxi fare into the city. JAL or AA should have given travel vouchers to everyone who needed them. BAD SERVICE, BAD COMMUNICATIONS, BAD RATING."

Cons: "all flights delayed"

Pros: "Fast trip to london. Even it was late by more than hours plot made up some lost time. Entertainment was very good both in quality and varieties."
Cons: "Throughout the trip it was very bumbby. The food was not nearly as good as other cross Atlantic airlines."

Pros: "I liked that I landed in time to get to my next flight."
Cons: "I didn't like that I had a child kicking my seat back the whole flight and that the in flight movie that I purchased skipped more than it played."

Cons: "Some of the crew were rude, had us waiting forever get off the plane"

Pros: "Service, clean aircraft, I felt AA cares about me"
Cons: "Changing gates before boarding"

Cons: "Practically no food was served."

Cons: "Flight cancelled , no communication, the flight the next day delayed two hours and we where given four different gate numbers for the flight, walked backwards and forwards trying to find the correct gate with my children."

Pros: "Nothing about American or the way they do business is good!"
Cons: "I paid for first class seats plane broke put on another in economy seats! And everyone refused to comp us or help us out! Horrible airline avoid if possible! This was twice AA has messed me and my wife over!!"

Pros: "The flight attendants were on top of everything. Very friendly and helpful. The movie selection was great!"
Cons: "The seats were itchy which was a bummer for a 9 1/2 hour flight."

Pros: "Almost nothing"
Cons: "Worst plane I've ever flown overseas. Business class was a joke"

Pros: "The crew was ok, very uncomfortable seat, I had an isle seat and everyone bumped into my shoulder. I never had to pay for checked baggage in a transatlantic flight, it’s not my first time flying. I was also asked to check my carry on, to what I declined for personal reasons."

Pros: "Entertainment was good. Ground attendant at LAX was helpful and understanding at least..."
Cons: "Everything else. For starters, I purchased a ticket from LAX to Kiev with a 2 hour stop in Toronto. AIR CANADA never informed me I'll need an eTA and I had to do it under pressure of missing my flight at the airport. Connection was awful as well. My luggage never arrived to Kiev...."

Pros: "The flight crew went the extra mile to give good service. There were plenty of meals and snacks throughout the trip."
Cons: "The bathrooms are cramped, they are clean however. Seats are also very close together, others must get out if you are in a middle or window seat."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The customer service was disgraceful. Air Canada has set the bar very, very low."

Pros: "Great service"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Zone 5 boarding even after I had pre checked in online."

Pros: "The crew was lovely!"
Cons: "Please feed people on international flights! Don't charge passengers for crappy samdwiches. Please figure out how to make the online check in work, I was sent an email telling me to do it and the websites did not work, even though I tried several times from different devices. Please fix that!"

Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "No food, no entertainment. Very uncomfortable plane"

Cons: "Someone was in my seat (and feigning sleep). Not a big problem, I just sat in another seat, but kind of uncool. Cabin crew were never aware, which is odd"

Cons: "Didn't like the fact that food was not included in the airfare on a long flight (I think it was over 5 hours). This inconsistency between airline policies is very annoying - you never know if you can take food on-board, if you should take food along or how much you should expect to be ripped off at the terminal/on-flight. The entertainment unit stalled the entire time. Oh, and boarding... it's very odd to check-in at the domestic terminal at LAX for an international flight and I don't recall seeing any message in my email/SMS regarding this. So taxi dropped me off at the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX and then I had to run over 4 terminals to get the Air Canada. A precaution about this would be nice."

Pros: "Flew economy from Los Angeles to Vancouver. Aircraft looked like a newer Airbus A320 with the new Air Canada branding (black lettering against white fuselage). Air Canada check in process has passengers use self service kiosks first and then take the tags and luggage to the counter. The employees at check in were all very efficient and made sure the line didn't get too long. The flight left on time. Every seat had personal entertainment system, and mine worked great. The flight attendants themselves were very professional."
Cons: "The in flight magazine was water damaged and somewhat soiled (probably from prior passenger's drink). I wish the on ground cleaning crew would take the time to inspect the seat back pockets."

Cons: "No TV"

Cons: "Arrived 1 hr 15 min late."

Pros: "Flight was delayed. Constant communication from Air Canada crew. I like that."
Cons: "Talked to the masses like they were simpleton. They were. So it worked out."

Pros: "Smooth flight and we arrived ahead of schedule"
Cons: "I as first time travel from US to Canada no information given on flight regarding how to get to connections and customs. Unaware of requirements to claim luggage after customs and before security We were surprised at the lack of any offer of snacks on a five hour flight"

Pros: "The domestic crew were exceptionally good natured and attentive. Especially Daniela."
Cons: "Not much to like on this flight except the food. However, it's airplane food so it's expected to be not so good anyway."

Pros: "Service, attendants."
Cons: "Food for charge."

Pros: "The crew was so good and friendly. The entertainment options were good, some variety. The flight was smooth."
Cons: "Any additional amenity cost extra. No inflight snacks."

Pros: "None I like"
Cons: "Crew - no one onboard seemed happy, didn't see anyone smile at all, not a happy place. Food - tasteless, for the only meal they offered transatlantic flight was total thumbs down."

Pros: "The flight attended during the flight were really nice"
Cons: "At the reception and flight registration the service was terrible not organized the service was poor people pushed each other with out organization. The lady pushed customers from one line to anothe"

Pros: "Modern plane, space, good service"
Cons: "The pasta was not good and the piece of sugary bread for breakfast was also not good."

Pros: "entertainment system was pretty good"
Cons: "Air Canada generally charges too much and jacks up their prices way too much."

Cons: "A very obese man sat on my side and took half of my seat. The crew ignored me till we were on the air. They were very unprofessional. They found a seat for me. I approached them and told them that I was willing to pay half of a business seat, just let me go. The crew was unwilling and threanned me by returning the plane before it took off. I was not treated with respect. Next Tuesday I will fly back to Los Angeles with air Canada. I am sorry but this experience has taught me to fly no more with your company. Rabbi Moises Benzaquen"

Pros: "The crew was doing the best they could and was professional."
Cons: "Where to start, I have taken Air Canada 1 time before to Regina and you lost my luggage, luckily it was on the flight home. This time check in was very disorganized and unprofessional (I got scolded when my luggage bumped the post that forms the line that was set up after half the passengers were there making the last to show up first in line.) The flight was delayed and hour for a broken air mask upon departure . The monitor screens were hard to see and harder to hear. Upon arrival we sat for 30 minutes because they couldn't shut the engines down. Customs was a breeze but the walk from terminal to customize to the next terminal had me winded, luckily my connecting Air Canada flight was late also . And this was the better part of my experience. My flight to Athens was miserable ( lots of screaming children spread out through the plane). And when I thought it was over my luggage was separated and lost for 3 days. I should send you the underwear as a reminder of my experience"

Pros: "The flight crew were very efficient and pleasant."
Cons: "The entertainment was quite limited if you didn't download the Canada Air App before boarding. I got a bit of a shock when I sat down and found myself looking at the back of a seat. No entertainment for a transatlantic flight? Shocking. If you had an iPad you could log into their wifi and watch limited tv programs. Movies could only be viewed through their app. The seating was quite cramped too! I'm average height and foknd that the leg space was v limited!"

Pros: "The plane was newer and clean."
Cons: "For the price I would have expected a little more. The food wasn't good it was just mac n cheese with bread."

Pros: "Smoothest take off and landing. The flight attendants were lovely."

Pros: "Flight - seats were comfortable"
Cons: "Ground personnel lax"

Pros: "Like the idea of accessing entertainment via phone tablet or laptop. Just feel the movies could have a better selection of upto date movies"

Pros: "Never flown "air canada", was a bit apprehensive. But I was very much happy & pleasantly surprised!"

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Food , uncomfortable ,"

Pros: "The crew was really nice."
Cons: "The didn't include a meal or any wine/beer as most international flights do."

Pros: "Food for purchase options and entertainment."
Cons: "Crew is so slow!!!"

Pros: "It started with some of the computers were not working some of the people that worked there had very bad attitude,"

Pros: "Good leg room."

Pros: "Leg space, arrival on time"
Cons: "Had to pay for food and cheap earbuds"

Pros: "the flight was on time, without any delay"
Cons: "Variety of movies needs to be improved asap A bag of Pretzels or any type of snack would be a plus"

Pros: "The boarding ran smoothly and the employees were very nice and helpful."
Cons: "On this flight you had to have an iPad or iPhone to enjoy the entertainment, and I had neither."

Pros: "The staff was very pleasant and accommodating."

Pros: "Air Canada has treated me excellently every time I've flown with them. However, this connection was through United, which, on my flight to LAX, was delayed 3 hours. I should have known how this would go."
Cons: "Since this flight was delayed, I would not make my connecting flight to Tokyo. Flights with Air Canada to Tokyo were all booked that day, and several days afterward. I canceled my flight and am awaiting refund. I booked with another airline. I am severely disappointed with United's behavior. I've flown out of several countries from various airlines, and the US and US-based airlines are the only flight with consistent delays. It's honestly embarrassing. And I suppose, while I'm complaining, I'll add--as someone with a severe peanut allergy, it was important that this flight was with Air Canada, who actually cares about my safety. That I had to miss my flight and book with another, potentially dangerous airline, added to my dissatisfaction."

Cons: "The seats in this plane are very uncomfortable the worst I've ever sat in!"

Pros: "This was the greatest flying experience I've had in a long time. The crew was very pleasant and helpful. The in flight entertainment was spot on and the food was delicious. I would definitely recommend them to anyone flying abroad. They were efficient in the boarding process as well. I will be flying them again!"

Pros: "Lax was fast and efficient really enjoyed the speed and organization of the airport, the staff and crew were really helpful and friendly"
Cons: "The plane was a noisy piece of junk, with absolutely No leg room,those airbus planes are horrible,and their was melted chocolate all over the seat"

Cons: "Flight should leave at 8:00.Left around 8:25 because delay loading luggage....Reached LA 20 mins. late and waited 10 mins to taxied to the gate....."

Cons: "Seats were fairly uncomfortable. Unable to even doze off for a few minutes"

Pros: "Will never use this site for booking again"
Cons: "BEWAREDO NOT USE THIS SITE"

Pros: "I love the way I was treated by Air Canada staff. The overall expierence was a great memory that will sty with me forever."
Cons: "You mention the food on the flight as a survey question, well none was served at least not to me. I was offered a complimentary drink. That was refreshing."

Cons: "Delayed, emergency landing, 3 hrs late arrival"

Pros: "The stewards and stewardess were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. I was also very comfortable. The airplane was clean."

Pros: "Waiting was OK. Boarding was easy. Seating was adequate. Flight was bumpy and less than stellar..."

Pros: "I was asleep."
Cons: "The seats were very cramped."

Pros: "The entertainment is amazing. Did not expect it. Just download the UA app and it is connected to your device"
Cons: "Not their fault but we were detailed total of 3 hrs from Ontario to SFO and SFO to HNL due to aie traffiv in SFO. They handled it well"

Pros: "Have seatback TV and arrived on-time"
Cons: "Sitting in window seat"

Pros: "The crew was so polite and helpful."
Cons: "Nothing could be improved for this short flight!"

Pros: "Crew & flight attendants very courteous and apologetic; complisnacks while waiting for delayed flight"
Cons: "Flight delay!!"

Pros: "Fast boarding in good order"

Cons: "flight was delayed. tug car didn’t work"

Pros: "Pleasant staff"
Cons: "Multiple flight numbers for the same flight. We booked Lufstansa but we're on a United flight which had a different flight number. Checking in on line was near impossible. I will reconsider ever booking through Kayak in the future."

Pros: "We were on time and the flights were excellent. Liked the way the pilot and the crew interacted"

Cons: "Arrival time was delayed 2 hours and my itinerary fell apart. United could not assist me. I bought a ticket from Alaska Airlines from a different airport.to JFK."

Pros: "Ontario airport is so easy and convenient"

Pros: "Flight attendants tried but could not change situation"
Cons: "I losr one of two days- moving furniture Have to stay up another night to getready"

Pros: "Easy, convenient and everyone is nice and accommodating. We always get to SFO under an hour"

Pros: "Crew was helpful and friendly."
Cons: "Flight got delayed and almost missed my connection."

Pros: "The fact that I got fully refunded, even though I still lost out on $500+."
Cons: "My flight was supposed to leave at 12, and all that Kept happening was me receiving text messages about delays pushing my departure time back to 5:35pm. I missed a big birthday event I was throwing for my class that I teach, lost out on money spent for the event and missed out on all the memories made that night. I never got to leave, ended up cancelling my flight. What a waste of time. Seems to always happen when I fly through United."

Pros: "i was rebooked and am still on my way"
Cons: "i was delayed in ONT, making my flight an almost 24 hour trip from vONT to my destination. not fun had to reschedule car rental. luckily, they did not charge extra"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Air Canada flight from Ontario to SFO was operated by United. Our flight was delayed by 2 hours and we ended up missing our connection. The customer service on the phone from both Air Canada and United would not take responsibility and continued to advise to call the other company to reschedule the flight. Not only did we miss our connection but our checked bag was rerouted onto another flight with no formal notification."

Cons: "It was so freezing we had down jackets on None of the sound on the screens worked. Disaster"

Pros: "on time"

Pros: "Que acomoden a las parejas juntas."
Cons: "Asiento incomodo"

Pros: "I liked nothing about my flights."
Cons: "I hated that my first flight was delayed a whole day and I had to fly out of a different airport to get to eugene. To add coming home I tried to upgrade my flight to Ontario to an earlier time and they refused to do so and said it would cost $75. I felt the least the airline could do was let me fly home an hour earlier since they delayed my flight a whole day but that didn't happen."

Pros: "I liked how quick and easy the flight was; from boarding to exiting the plane in SFO."
Cons: "The size of the plane."

Cons: "The plane smelled like sewage and it was extremely cold inside the plane for the entire duration of the flight."

Cons: "2 hour delay"

Pros: "Upon arrival at my gate departing to Durham with a 2 year old handful. I was excited to hear the attendant call for travelers with small children to board first. The thought of boarding at the same time as everyone else was giving me anxiety."
Cons: "Once I shuffled through tons disgruntled travelers because of my "child privilege" the attendant rolled her eyes and took a deep breath at the amount of time it took me to get to my ticket. Mind you, it makes sense I would have it somewhere convenient, but like I said single traveller, 2 year old handful. She scanned my ticket and flogged her hair in the air telling me take my stuff to the front of the plane. While the other attendant tagged all my items."

Pros: "Nice crew"
Cons: "Long wait for the flight delay, Long wait for take off, long wait pulling into gate. No outlet for rechargING phone, same on flight."

Cons: "Very Rude while talking to me at the airport. Was not happy to assist me and other passengers even though it was the air-line mistake for cancelling the flight and delaying the flight. Will never fly with this airline ever again."

Pros: "I didn't fly.I bought the ticket for my son. He had no complaints. You should ask in your questionnaire if the booked flight was for self or someone else."

Pros: "What did I like like that the pilot let us know what was going on on every moment and the stewardess was very friendly"
Cons: "Seats very uncomfortable last flight 30 minute flight took an hour if not more and not knowing what gate my next flight is until I get there"

Pros: "This was a short flight. The only issue was the boarding. Took a while for me to get to my seat."

Cons: "The plane landed to San Francisco earlier than scheduled, but we could not get off the plane due to the gate not available. We were stuck on plane for about half an hour and I really worried about making my connection. I hope such arrangements are conducted more smoothly."

Pros: "nothing totally a rip off"
Cons: "I paid 125 for my hockey bag. Flight was delayed but no email or anything. Changing my flight was miserable staff so rude and people on phones can barely speak"

Cons: "TSA took forever, other than that. My flight boards at 0540 and I got there exactly at 0545. The plane already made its way to the runway and wouldn't wait an extra 10 mins for passengers to enter."

Pros: "Three hours late. No in flight snack since the weather was too bad for the flight attendant to bring a cart down the aisles. Pretty old plane, so kind of uncomfortable. But the staff was really nice and friendly for it being the holiday season, so they get all two stars."

Pros: "2.5 HR layover lost bag"

Pros: "Staff were lovely"
Cons: "Food was Terrible, couldn't eat the veg option and the TVs kept freezing"

Pros: "Fast service!"

Pros: "Timely...and pilots updates of flight time"
Cons: "3 stewardess slow service"

Pros: "Great staff."
Cons: "A crying baby that say behind me."

Pros: "Plane was delayed over 2 & 1/2 hours for no apparent reason"

Pros: "Flight Attendants were nice."
Cons: "The flight was expensive and they wouldn't let us or anyone place carry ons in the over head bin. It was an expensive ticket and didn't include checked bags ($25 more). Carry-ons wound up being "stowed". It would have been nice to know before I bought the tickets that I needed a smaller carry on."

Cons: "It was delayed 3hrs!"

Cons: "I paid good money to be back by 6am however I was delayed and had flights cancelled which made me get home 10 hours later than I should have. This was an overnight flight, so all the places to buy food were closed- United didn't offer snacks or blankets or really anything for the troubles. There were kids also stranded."

Pros: "It was on time And very convenient"

Pros: "We were not given seats together..."
Cons: "Busy and not well managed and we bought seats well in advance"

Cons: "Received several text messages announcing further delays in flight..."

Cons: "They over booked my flight, so I would have missed it had someone not gave up their seat for me. This was extremely disappointing begin that I had booked months in advance. I even picked my seats!"

Pros: "Once on the plane, the crew were great."
Cons: "not much leg room"

Cons: "Ticket agents did not communicate with passengers on why there was a delay and weren't willing to help passengers find alternate routes to their destination."

Cons: "They crushed my luggage but replaced the carry on after."

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