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Average price round-trip

$683(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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$420or less

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$204or less

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Top 5 airlines serving California to Shenzhen

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.9
China Airlines
Overall score based on 3,707 reviews
8.0
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.0
Entertainment
7.5
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Smooth and easy"
Cons: "Check in location not clear in the beginning."

Cons: "It is just a long flight and the middle economy seats are what they are."

Pros: "Great check-in with Weimao, if I remember right. Got through security fairly quickly. Boarding was fine, a long way to the back . . ."
Cons: "The worst earphones I’ve ever used. They fell out at least 100 times while trying to watch Dumbo. There seemed to be reasonably good programming, but I wasn’t going to continue with those earphones. My ears were sore after trying many ways to get them to stay in my ears."

Pros: "The airplane is clean all the time."

Pros: "The crew was nice and professional."
Cons: "I wish seat is more comfortable and I wish updated movies."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "At least nicer flight attendant and better service"

Pros: "The seats reclined farther than any I’ve ever experienced (aside from Business or First Class). Attractive, friendly, and patient flight attendants. Very clean planes."
Cons: "A better movie and music selection."

Pros: "on time"
Cons: "nothing"

Pros: "Quick easy boarding"
Cons: "Food needed salt, wasn’t very tasty"

Pros: "The movies and food"
Cons: "I was seated at the exit seats next to the wall. I feel the seat was more small there. My body hurt so much."

Pros: "Food, entertainment OK"
Cons: "China Airlines is obsessed with weighing carry-on luggage. They weigh it when you check your bags, and they weigh it again at the gate. What I am I supposed to do at the gate? Throw my stuff away?"

Cons: "The armrests don’t go up. Huge problem for kids trying to sleep on an overnight flight!"

Pros: "The air line reported 2 of my luggages as delayed and I still have not heard news on my 3rd missing luggage"
Cons: "How can u loose a luggage"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Terrible experience. 3 hours on tarmac, no hotel, lost a night of sleep. Booked with United and am waiting to hear back from Kayak for my refund. Kayak did not impress me at all either, very poor communication. Still no email acknowledging the refund. Please contact me so this can be resolved and I can stop stressing. Email is best since I have another flight."

Pros: "Everything was on time."
Cons: "Seatbelt was too short"

Pros: "The food they served was very good."

Pros: "The service, the food"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Entertainment device is updated and good"
Cons: "Staff at SFO was a little bit loud and mean when they asked the customers to line up—like in zone 1/2 boarding process."

Pros: "I like the boarding because they went by zone. I also like the food and drink that was provided."
Cons: "I didn't like the restroom it was too small to go number 2 in."

Pros: "traveling with a child on long haul CI's family couch is the top choice."
Cons: "none."

Pros: "Flight is on time. Crew team is polite and smiling. Boarding is smooth."
Cons: "Food is so so. As always , there is many carry on items in Asia flights and not enough space to put."

Pros: "None"
Cons: "Everything was bad! The seat were too tight , the aisle were narrow and no service from the flight attendant!"

Pros: "Friendly Movies"

Cons: "Appreciate blankets and pillows provided as well as complimentary wine"

Pros: "Super nice service from the crew on the flight. And the young woman at the check-in counter in San Francisco was terrifically friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Flight was just slightly delayed leaving in both San Francisco and Taipei. But the headwinds (certainly no fault of China Airlines!) made us 45 minutes late in Taipei, making us a little anxious about making connections, especially when we saw the long line to x-ray baggage going from one terminal to the next."

Pros: "Footer rest. Promptness around food and boarding."
Cons: "Entertainment selection isn't diverse."

Cons: "Seats are bad"

Pros: "Very friendly and helpful flight attendants!"
Cons: "No vegetarian options for the meals... No snacks available for in-flight purchases... No menu of beverages available..."

Pros: "The flight was at the end of Thanksgiving weekend and was completely full, but the check-in, boarding, and in-flight service were all efficient and attentive. Food was pretty good, and the economy fares were very competitive. First time on CA, and would definitely use them again."
Cons: "One rude gate agent at SFO named Lisa."

Pros: "Clean plane. Nice staff. I appreciated the extra leg room."
Cons: "I order an Indian vegetarian meal. No salt, no taste. So I didn't eat much on the plane"

Pros: "Good staff, new planes, polite and efficient"

Pros: "better food"

Pros: "Lovely gracious Staff."
Cons: "One negative employee. Not so comfortable seat on new plane."

Cons: "Food Crew"

Pros: "60% full flight with empty seats New aricraft with better design"
Cons: "Landing time about 9pm local time"

Pros: "Nice crew"

Pros: "over all good"
Cons: "all good"

Cons: "$115 fee per surf board"

Pros: "If you're seated on a row with collapsible monitor that stows like a tray as opposed to a monitor on the back of the seat in front of you, then you must end your entertainment or whatever movie you're watching earlier as the plane descends. The other monitors are played right up until the plane comes to a complete stop."
Cons: "My luggage was unlocked but the combination was locked when it landed; therefore I couldn't open the luggage."

Pros: "good leg room, excellent food, service in Economy better than I've had in some other first class."
Cons: "A350 seat cushions are a little short for us tall folks."

Pros: "Flight was delayed which made me lose my connecting flight to austin. At the counter I was told that they had rescheduled but that I was late. I was late because customs took long and the flight from Taipei was 30 minutes late. So it's not like I was wasting time. I did not appreciate that the blame was placed on me in the way the counter people communicated with me. I noticed that the counter woman, and the supervisor did not speak to me at all. Not even to say "let me find out" or "sorry for the inconvenience" but both did speak to other customers that were of Asian Descent. They communicated both in English and Chinese. The young woman that booked the flight for me (different one from counter woman) was decent and attentive. Sherry who was the third woman I dealt with when I needed to sort the baggage issue was very attentive even explaining to the supervisor why It was the second time I was back at their offices. She went out of her way to make sure I saw my bags delivered to the UA luggage. But again, I am very disappointed and can't help to notice that other passengers received basic cordial treatment when I was blatantly ignored."

Pros: "Enough legroom & space in economy"

Pros: "Special meal options. Thank you"
Cons: "My meal should have been Hindu/vegan, but was Indian/carnivorous. More visits from crew with water would have helped avoid dehydration."

Cons: "Delayed one hour ..."

Cons: "Boarding at SFO was confusing since attendance gave wrong information so that we kept sitting to wait for our turn. And it ended up kind of disordering. Airline needs to improve this small process while customers waited for so long to board."

Pros: "Good Service and very comfortable business class seat"

Cons: "I could barely fit into the seats since they were so small. Made the long flight even more uniquecomfortable."

Pros: "Service, Seat, food, and movies."
Cons: "having to get up and ask for more beverages"

Pros: "The crew very friendly and helpful."
Cons: "The food needs a little bit of variety"

Pros: "The crew was awesome and boarding was quick"

Cons: "I'm not happy at all i lost my check bag and all my church close is in it"

Pros: "Crew was very accommodating but all three of us passengers were very close together, Thank goodness we were all considerate of the other."
Cons: ", Thank goodness we were all considerate of the other.Just need a little more elbow room for a comfortable flight."

Pros: "Easy boarding."
Cons: "No usb charger. Flight delayed."

Pros: "Newer plane, pretty comfortable seats. I like the 2-4-2 seat alignment. Flight arrived at destination about 30 minutes early."

Cons: "Delay of 1 h at Philadelphia to Syracuse !!"

Cons: "INTERNET is difficult to figure out in these AA flights"

Pros: "We finally got here."
Cons: "Communication about the delay , which gate we were leaving from, having an entertainment system that worked (they said I could use my device with the app downloaded, but it did not work, I kept getting an error)."

Pros: "Not much crew stayed in back almost the whole 6 1/2 hr flight and seemed not to friendly"
Cons: "It would have been better if they had departed when they said they were going to after a delay. Flight was delayed first 1 hr then two more hours. The airline finally posted that it would depart a 4 PM and we didn't even start boarding until 5PM. Then they tried to rush us on so that everyone was standing on the HOT jetway for 10 min waiting to get on the plane. Plane didn't take off til 5:35 PM. Over all on this trip I had three flights that were delayed. I'll think twice before taking American Air again."

Pros: "The crew and seating were good"
Cons: "The entertainment center provided on the hop from Phoenix to Tucson would have been better suited for my flying with three kids to Phoenix than the one Cars movie on the flight"

Pros: "Good entertainment, seats were ok."
Cons: "I paid for a seat with extra leg room and then was told at the gate that there were none of those seats left, despite the fact that I booked and paid for that seat 3 weeks ago!"

Cons: "It ridiculous how small the seats and aisles are. It not fun flying any more"

Pros: "Good seat"
Cons: "Headset didn't work and no replacement"

Cons: "Entertainment is becoming too complicated for us old heads. Food, I still resent having to pay for something that is ed to be included in my fare."

Pros: "Quick flight. Took longer boarding than air time!"

Pros: "Service was good"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Must wider seats on this aircraft"
Cons: "Inflight monitor broken"

Pros: "Friendly staff and helpful"
Cons: "Did not fly out of Ontario, I was being led to fly out of LAX since there was a delay. Ended up flying out of John Wayne Airport."

Pros: "great"

Cons: "On time"

Pros: "We took off and arrived on time. That was the only thing they did right."
Cons: "The service was terrible. The stewardess was clearly doing exactly what she needed to in order to not get fired."

Pros: "Crew very friendly couldn't be more helpful. Food snacks and drinks good. Very efficient boarding system the best I've encountered."
Cons: "Roof mounted tvs a bit disappointing and the films were just repeated. Coffee needs coffee in the cup, it was just milk and water no taste of coffee."

Pros: "The flight was on time. It was smooth and we had absolutely no problems"

Pros: "I like the in-flight attendants as they are courteous even though it was late night flight. I cannot complain at all."
Cons: "Gate agent refused to try to put my 9-year-old son to sit next to me. She said "It's full flight" right out of the bat. Well, even if that's the fact of the matter, at least, be kind in responding to customer's inquiry. My son was seated across the isle, same row, but in reality the row was not even straight. And as a little boy, he cannot sleep straight and he has to lean to a stranger's shoulder? Thankfully I got a nice gent who should have sat next to him who were so kind to exchange seat with me. It's all in the attitude.... hopefully my attitude is not as bad :-) But maybe the gate agent was so tired for it was the last flight from ONT, at 1 AM. Bless her heart! Thank you though for your help to get the plane leave on time.!"

Pros: "We arrived safely."
Cons: "I don’t like having to pay for luggage or upgraded seats, WiFi. All money makers. Wish every airline could be like southwest."

Pros: "The staff at Ontario International was very helpful."
Cons: "No real complaint of the flight or staff. Next time I will upgrade my seating."

Pros: "Easy and quick boarding. Excellwnt service in first class. Comfortable ride."
Cons: "Nothing. Excellent travel experience."

Pros: "Even with the weather the flight made it out of Dallas and on to Philadelphia. I am guessing they had to switch crews but not much of a hiccup."

Cons: "The trip is still ongoing 6 hours after it was to have been over and we still have a couple more hours to go. I understand that things happen, but most of the problems today seem to have been preventable. First, our plane in Lihue was delayed for over 3 hours because they could not get a working fuel truck to fill the plane. Three hours? This caused us to miss our connection in LA, although just barely. We had to wait onboard so that we could use the same gate that our outgoing plane was departing from. If we had just been sent to a different gate we. Oils have made our original flight. So, they put us on a flight to Chicago because there were no more flights to Minneapolis. Then, once in Chicago the incoming plane was delayed and we sat on the tarmac for 40 minutes before deplaning. Then after an hour delay we were told the crew was on the ground and we were boarded. Sat in the plane for another hour, then we’re told we were still waiting for crew members that were delayed so we deplaned again. Another 90 minutes past and we got back on the plane and sat for another 45 minutes. We are finally pulling away from the gate. Hallelujah!"

Pros: "Everyone was courteous and professional"

Cons: "Everything was great"

Pros: "Nice and clean and seats were comfy"
Cons: "No outlet to charge devices"

Cons: "The delay in Columbus caused me to miss my connection and have to fly into LAX instead of LGB."

Cons: "They keep cramming the seats closer and closer together."

Pros: "Arriving on time for the next connection"

Pros: "Loved exit row as a surprise when I boarded!"
Cons: "$8 white wine is crazy expensive. But loved the Sav Blanc from France!"

Pros: "American gate agent started mandatory bag check unnecessarily...plenty of space in overhead compartments."
Cons: "American gate agent started mandatory bag check unnecessarily...plenty of space in overhead compartments."

Pros: "The flight was smooth."
Cons: "The crew announced we would not receive beverage service without a reason. Also there was very little air coming from the vents, so not to receive a cold beverage on a hot airplane for a 72 minute flight (should've been 52 minutes; however we were delayed on tarmac) is not logical."

Pros: "Flt on time. Arrived on time"
Cons: "A young child screemed constantly. Not sure how you would address. Have had kids so been there"

Cons: "Not so pleasant flight attendants."

Cons: "The plane never cooled off for the entire flight"

Pros: "Plane was on time, everything proceeded like clockwork."
Cons: "Paying for luggage or food."

Pros: "I booked a codeshare ticket through Alaska Airlines reward program. I was worried I'd be shafted when it came to seats. Not so. I had the row to myself on both flights and just 2 rows shy of first class! Very impressed."

Pros: "Seats were mildly more comfortable than DELTA seats."
Cons: "Passengers with small children weren't offered to board early like with every other airline I've traveled with... Delta, spirit, united, etc. So I ended up being humiliated because we held up the line trying to get situated with the baby."

Pros: "Kind and courteous crew. Soft blanket for free."
Cons: "The seats were old and uncomfortable. There was no internet. There was no power for electronics. There was only one movie option (terrible selection) and the screens were spaced out so far I couldn't have seen it anyway. All of this would have been ok for a short flight but for an overseas flight it was the worst I've experienced."

Pros: "Broken down into more groups - ok I guess..."
Cons: "No way to know who was up next, who was in line for what number - should have corraling stations (some airlines have this) where you gather based on your number and can move out of the way for others. Getting onto the plan was awful - the aisle are SO TINY - I'm 5'6" tall and 140 lbs, trying to roll a small back through the aisle, and it was impossible not to hit 14 people. It's like you have to go to class on how to walk through the aisle and not be an idiot."

Pros: "Everything was great to me"
Cons: "The flight was packed"

Pros: "I liked that the plane was clean, that the staff consisted of somewhat normal, more mature people, and that water and carry-ons are free."
Cons: "I felt that having to pay $50 extra for a seat when I checked in was pretty deceptive and unethical. I think most people would agree that when they purchase a boarding pass, it is assumed that it includes a seat. Having to pay extra for a seat was something I did not plan for and it was out of my budget, but I had no choice, because I had to get home somehow! I'll be going without groceries this week due to this unplanned expense."

Pros: "Flight was quiet and uneventful, but late."
Cons: "no good glutenfree options. How about a Turkey Sandwich on multigrain gf bread? Or a wrap made with corn tortillas? Toasted almonds instead of only pretzles. Or a coconut macaroon instead of a cookie made with wheat."

Pros: "tv!"
Cons: "babies crying"

Pros: "Extremely late-no specific reason-AC lounge closed at 9 so we were asked to leave-boarding area was so packed no where to sit so sat on “rails”. After 3 hrs delay u expect something like some peanuts to compensate-but no-they are as bad as any other NA airline if not worse-awful service, all they wanted cared after giving some soda or water is to Collect the garbage-plane was not cleaned properly. Dirty paper and cups in pockets. Wish i did not have to fly AC"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "They had very bad service for 5 hours flight I asked two times I need a coffee but they didn’t give it for me and on that time I saw they serviced for two another guys just they said to me “we come back to you” but unfortunately they didn’t come back. No facilities for calling the crew. I am very angry for my flight Toronto to Vancouver specially the bad crews."
Cons: "See and train the crew and look for your services for 5 hours flight."

Cons: "Timeliness"

Cons: "Good food. Best airline I’ve traveled besides Southwest. First international flight and the crew was so nice and professional!"

Cons: "The flight was late arriving, so consequently we had to pay a taxi to hotel, as shuttle had finished for the night. Air Canada staff let people know 10 mins prior to boarding that we needed the app to view movies in-flight. Most people couldn't download quick enough, & airport Wifi was not optimal"

Pros: "Crew is very friendly and helpful. Leg space is bigger than other flights."
Cons: "Food is not as good as before. I could smell the restroom from my seat (41H). Hopefully Air Canada flights can depart and arrive on time."

Pros: "The crew was wonderful so unpretentious and responsive."
Cons: "The food was not that good. I don’t eat potato salad out. The pasta was not flavorful. I wish airlines would switch to butter cookies and skip chocolate chip."

Pros: "Staff was nice and helpful."
Cons: "No leg room"

Pros: "The seat beside me was vacant, so I had extra room."
Cons: "Flights in the late evening from Toronto to Ottawa always seem to be delayed. We spent a lot of time boarding, and a lot of time de-icing before take off. There would have been plenty of time to serve refreshments during de-icing. But refreshments and dismemberment of ear phones only began once the plane was airborne. There was not enough time to service all the passengers at that point. I'm not sure why Air Canada cannot at least give you ear phones when boarding. And why cannot refreshments be served during de-icing?"

Pros: "Take off take off and landings were on time or early."
Cons: "I could not find the AC outlet that was supposed to be there. I only noticed under the seat When deplaning."

Pros: "The crew was so nice and helpful. They are all wonderful people at LAX and Regina, SK."
Cons: "The plane was hot and cramped. The air didn’t work right causing the flight to be warm and sweaty. My tray table was broken and wasn’t able to hold food and drinks flatly."

Cons: "No video screens for entertainment. If you want to use in flight entertainment, you need to download the Air Canada app prior to boarding."

Pros: "Great staff on plane"
Cons: "Plane was overweight due to the plane carrying luggage from a previous flight. This is poor logistics planning on Air Canada. We were delayed by an hour and waited inside the plane on the tarmac while they removed the extra luggage to reduce weight."

Pros: "lay-flat bed for red-eye flight to Toronto"

Cons: "Flight was delayed"

Pros: "It is one step back from Air Canada Rouge but it is the best airline flying to LA"
Cons: "I missed the blankets and pillows"

Pros: "Overall service & friendliness"

Pros: "$800 reimbursement 1st class"
Cons: "They overbooked the flight by 2 passengers."

Cons: "Plane was too small with extra small overhead bin. Entertainment system was also mediocre which keep shutting down and have to again select your movie and forward it :("

Pros: "Comfortable flight, decent movies and food"

Pros: "I arrived safely with my children"
Cons: "No snacks"

Pros: "Constant ability to have water, decent selection of beverages. Food wasn't spectacular but was adequate."
Cons: "As a non Canadian I found the entertainment selection to be lacking. The movies and games were good however I have never heard of any of the musical artists and I found the tv selections lacking. Why only 2-3 episodes per show? The middle seat in economy had armrests narrower than my shoulders making it painful on my elbows"

Cons: "Worst food ever on any airline I've been on"

Pros: "the crew were very friendly and helpful. the onboard entertainment was great. The food was good."
Cons: "getting from the gate to the plane in Rome was a nightmare! the bus that took us to the aircraft was stuffed full, hot, and slow. this may be an airport issue and not airline specific, but it reflected poorly on both."

Pros: "The Canadian airports are much nicer than the US airports. Things seem to flow better. They are cleaner and have more services than the US. They also have less people. Air Canada is a very good airline. They had schedule issues like any airline, but they handled them well and communicated them well. The staff was friendly and helpful. The meals were very good. Our trip was long, but that was due to our choices. I was very satisfied and highly recommend Air Canada."
Cons: "All the planes are full. Seating is cramped unless you pay a lot for an upgrade. We found connection times tight in Montreal. We had to jog each time to make our connection."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Food from McDonalds would have been 10 times better than food they served. I ate only 2 bites and it smelled bad and made me feel nautilus."

Pros: "Space between seats in economy class"

Pros: "Yes, I like it"
Cons: "We could not book for large group, so we have to separate"

Pros: "Boarding was efficiently handled"
Cons: "Very delayed flight with everyone ON the plane. Tiny seats in coach - very cramped Also food not very good."

Pros: "flight attendant seemed very kind. I sooo appreciated that the landing was so incredibly smooth. I get motion sick sometimes so that was very nice."
Cons: "delayed 30 minutes waiting for the catering truck. Also, it was FREEZING in that plane, I thought my ankles were going to fall off."

Pros: "The flight was as expected. Nothing bad, nothing outstanding."
Cons: "The flight was delayed by an hour, and boarding took forever. Why don't people's "carryons" get checked to see if they actually fit? Why are they not held to the stated rules for size, quantity and weight? It would make everything much faster. If you can't lift your luggage into the overhead bin, it probably should be checked."

Pros: "Leg room adequite."
Cons: "Only beverages served, there wasn't the usual snack."

Cons: "I didn't like that I did not get home on the original day specified. I didn't like that my luggage was lost because you all directed me to another airline to get home. It was very stressful and exhausting."

Cons: "Not offered earphones"

Pros: "Flight arrived 30 minutes early!"

Pros: "Plenty of leg room"

Cons: "I understand that it is the duty of the traveller to figure out the legalities but a little heads up about visa requirements would be nice. I did know I needed a document to transit Canada but their website is absolutely not straight forward in telling you what you need to do. I read there was an exempt till September 2016 and since I was flying before it, I thought I would be fine. While I understand it was my fault for not doing my research, it's the way the airline company handled the situation that incredibly frustrated me. There is no empathy or willingness to help a traveler about to embark on their journey, when they are told they can't board. I didn't know you needed a visa just to transit!! It's just stone cold responses and haughtiness. It's a new rule, cut me some slack! They just pushed me off to a partner airline and I was asked to pay 1500$ for a one way flight. I m getting very frustrated with airlines of late! Customer service sucks. There is no genuine empathy for a person in a bind. It's all about making money and getting you out of the line. I'm just disappointed."

Pros: "Smooth flight, excellent pilot"
Cons: "Huge delay, missed connection"

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "they did not have media screens on tans-atlantic fight. Although they did have a network for iPhones, iPads etc., network had very limited options and did not include favorites such as flight maps. Also, food was very basic and breakfast consisted of a piece of banana bread."

Pros: "Crew was great.. offering my daughter snack choices when she did not like the initial offering."
Cons: "There was a 1.5 hour delay related to passenger issue that we never did hear the real details on what was going on. Understand security comes first."

Pros: "Seats were comfortable..."
Cons: "Plane windows were really dirt... staff was a bit rude..."

Pros: "Worst"

Pros: "Good leg room."

Pros: "It was better fright than expected. We didn't enough time to enjoy Canada airport . We made a onetime fright but took long wait at customs."

Pros: "frankfort to Toronto was Lufthansa. Excellent."

Pros: "They had brand new film releases."
Cons: "I got bumped. Even though, I made my flight on time AND had chosen my seat over a month ago, air Canada decided to bump me from my international flight. I was able to get a seat but not the seat I would have chosen (I'm six foot, I can't sit by the window). Since it was so crowded, I couldn't stretch my legs or use the loo. Finally I PAID for the seat I was bumped from; no one can tell me when I'll get reimbursed."

Cons: "The ticketing/gate staff in Calgary are some of the rudest I've ever encountered."

Cons: "First time flying air canada and flight was delayed 1 hour"

Cons: "Could not book on line and had to sit 20 rows from my wife. When you book 2 persons 1 month in advance then I would expect that we would at least be seated together. Plane was full but A/C made no effort whatsoever to seat us together. With so many choices out there to fly with they ( Air Canada ) should try to put in a little more effort"

Pros: "very quick ride. Service was fast and efficient,"
Cons: "those who had carry on bags and had no room to store in the overhead had their bags loaded in cargo at no cost This is very annoying for those of us to pay for luggage. I see this all the time and very frustrated about this issue."

Pros: "Flight departed on time. Good seat pitch in economy. Food and beverages included and tasted good surprisingly. Crew were helpful and efficient. Plenty of entertainment options for film, TV and music."
Cons: "Do not like the process of boarding by group number. Another way of squeezing money out of the consumer. Also causes chaos when trying to board. Seats too narrow in economy especially if your broad shouldered."

Cons: "I was flying with Air Canada. The UI for watching movies was not good, it had a hard time to respond to the inputs. It was also hard to move the videos forward to the part I needed. Plus, the audio wasn't working well with my own earphones."

Pros: "Movie selection"
Cons: "More drink service"

Cons: "No Wi-Fi but swayback said Wi-Fi"

Pros: "That the flight wasn't any longer than it was"
Cons: "A bit hot n stuffy"

Pros: "Love the ability to watch films on my device by way of United WiFi"
Cons: "Better snacks"

Cons: "To actually be on it would’ve been awesome"

Cons: "The unplanned layover in HNL was very poorly handled."

Cons: "Another airport would be better, no extra charges for bags would be even better!"

Pros: "Better staff"
Cons: "Still terrible"

Cons: "Overall good thanks"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I missed my sister graduating because of avianca"

Pros: "Boarding, service, staff attitudes, on time and deplaning"

Cons: "Staff kinda rude"

Cons: "The aircraft seemed to be old and tired. I was in first but didn't really feel that way. Lavatory seat wouldn't stay up, sink splattered everywhere... Food wasn't very good. I continue to be confused by why the experience of flying with US airlines is so inferior to flying with foreign airlines."

Pros: "Stewart eas helpful"
Cons: "Nonentertainment. Sears are narrow"

Cons: "So uncomfortable."

Pros: "SFO-SYD was great. My luggage was left behind in SYD when I landed QZN!!! Not amused!"
Cons: "Them losing my luggage!"

Cons: "CAs of UA were not kind as usual. It was UA, so I didn't expect nice service from first."

Pros: "Arrived a little early!"
Cons: "7/8 size Brazilian airplane."

Pros: "None"
Cons: "The food was so poor I never had such a tasteless food"

Pros: "See above. The same applies."
Cons: "See above. The same applies."

Pros: "nothing"

Pros: "Good staff"
Cons: "Internet rate is ridiculous...15 / hr and goes up from there"

Pros: "The Boeing 787 plane was very nice. The window shading control is unique!"
Cons: "Thanks United for keeping my diet in check."

Pros: "Every day they take more away from us....the paying customer. ALL major carriers are becoming LCC ( low cost carriers ). Are there no real domestic airlines left. I REALLY miss Continental."
Cons: "I used to enjoy flying. Now I dtead it. There is NOTHING to look forward to. These days you get to pick lhe lesser of all evils. Is there an airline out there that REALLY wants me as a customer???"

Pros: "On time , and good service"
Cons: "Na"

Pros: "Crewq"

Pros: "Staff was nice!"
Cons: "I didn't like the luggage restrictions associated with our tickets."

Cons: "WiFi for $39.99, used to be $19.99 before."

Pros: "Everything was great all around"

Pros: "The services"

Pros: "Arriving alive"
Cons: "Comfort, accessible media, cost"

Pros: "Comfortable."

Cons: "On board service!!!!!"

Pros: "Easy quick boarding - attendants seemed to watch and keep the misc items from going into the overhead."
Cons: "Being woken up to see if I wanted water or food"

Cons: "Long delay in San Francisco"

Pros: "okay"
Cons: "okay because it was short"

Pros: "The stewardess miss polanxo was great"

Pros: "None"
Cons: "-It said you can watch the movie using your personal device using WIFI; 99% the WIFI will drop or not working at all."

Cons: "My itinerary had to completely change."

Cons: "I am only 5 ft tall & petite but felt like a sardine with my knees hitting the seat in front. The overhead bins were so small that they couldn't fit carry ons efficiently so everyone was scrambling for space, delaying the boarding process & heightening frustration & stress. Boarding process was also inefficient causing delays."

Pros: "Movies were ok."
Cons: "Openly rude, almost argumentative staff. I was afraid to talk back because the last thing I want is any accusation of bad behavior on an airplane. But if this were a restaurant, the customers would get up and leave without eating. I've never had this experience on China Airlines or Japan Air. I will never use UA again."

Cons: "Seat could not recline, voucher was only a small fraction of the ticket fare that I paid. This is a business class seat."

Pros: "on time arrival"
Cons: "power outlets were present but not functional. A real pity as I counted on it for my long trip to keep my portable devices. Lounge in Chicago does not have many outlets either and the next plane to Brussels either. This prevented me to keep my devices up along my trip preventing to work or watch movie as I wanted."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Cons: "Over a hour late leaving San Francisco"

Cons: "Delayed departure, changed gate."

Pros: "My overall experience was excellent except for your new food policy. Meals should included! I am handicapped and asked for help boarding and getting to flights! I was helped by your caring and very curtitious staff! Thank you for your help."

Cons: "United lost one of our baggage"

Pros: "on time, friendly service"
Cons: "cannot think of anything"

Cons: "WiFi and entertainment"

Pros: "The crew was adequate."
Cons: "The airplane was old and dirty."

Pros: "I booked my business flight through kayak, but looks like kayak is using Flyus.com who’s has a nasty customer service. Even requesting meals cost money. Air China can’t do anything with my flight and are sending me to the kayak.com. I will never again book through kayak and will be reporting this"
Cons: "Don’t sell services through Flyus.com."

Pros: "seat so so"

Cons: "No"

Pros: "crews are kind and help."
Cons: "entertainment system sucks, no internet"

Cons: "None."

Pros: "Lounge in lax was wonderful"
Cons: "Boarding for business class was a mess"

Pros: "The crew was “matter of fact”."

Cons: "Make the flights on time!!! Cancelles my flight and totally ruined my vacation!!"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "My flight was canceled and then the time changed 3 times before I finnally got my flight changed to a completely new flight and route. Was suppose to leave Thursday night at 10:40pm and now I’m leaving Saturday morning at 10:30am. Ruined my entire trip."

Pros: "Nothing"

Cons: "For this plane, the seat is very cramp - leg room has shrunk. Entertainment selection is poor, no new movies at all - like watching reruns."

Pros: "Flight left on time and got to Beijing on time. Everything was fast and easy. Crew member helped me with luggage. Food was good. The only thing is entertainment, not good."
Cons: "The entertainment."

Pros: "I have requested refund my money but still pending"

Cons: "arrived in Beijing and flight was delayed - unknown departure time. no English information available. waited 2 hours to get info"

Pros: "Once aboard it was fine"
Cons: "I was delayed by a connecting flight and there was no way to pre-check, notify the airline or get ahold of anyone to let this be known in advance. I tried customer service for airline, for travel agent etc. no way to get ahold of anyone. Thought I was there at the time of boarding, they would not let me board, because I was not within their 1 hour check in time so I missed the flight. Since connections to Korea are only once per day, I was delayed a full 24 hours and endured several more hardships that could have been easily avoided with some good customer service. Also, it was stifling hot inside the aircraft and the crew could not seem to help cool it off despite twice asking them to get me some air-flow."

Pros: "The food was really go and the flight attendants were really nice"
Cons: "Seats weren’t so comfortable so I will next time splurge on better seats"

Cons: "Their seat arrangement. I feel a little more like being in the coach"

Pros: "Very clean and staffs was very nice and helpful"
Cons: "Need more movies option."

Pros: "On time low budget very good for The price"

Cons: "The flight was very hot the entire 12 hours, no individual air controls were present. We asked for a beer when the first drink service came around and were told only juice or water was available, while the next row of seats were served multiple beers without issue. After the service was over we rang the attendant button, it was immediately shut off and no one came to assist us. Rows ahead and behind us ran an attendant and were served. We asked again for a beer and were told they didn’t have it (these were all by the same attendant that was serving our area, who was liberally serving others in our area) We eventually got up to and went to the service station, where 5-7 other passengers were standing, helping themselves to beers in the carts and pouring themselves wine while flight attendants stood there chatting with them and continuing to ignore us. Eventually we were able to get ones attention and were able to secure two beers, after being told Mulltuple times that they didn’t have them, while other passengers were being served multiple at a time, or helping themselves to the beverage carts in the service areas. Staff was unprofessional and the entire flight was a battle for service. I have flown many 12+ hour flights and never had any stress or issues whatsoever, this was a new and frankly terrible experience. I am wishing my flight home was not with this airline, as I am afraid of a repeat."

Cons: "The food doesn’t taste good"

Pros: "Everything fine"

Pros: "我买的机票是商务舱,结果北京到沈阳这段是经济舱"
Cons: "我妈是个不能行走的病人,缺把座位安排到最后面"

Pros: "Food is horrible"

Pros: "Food was good. Flight attendants were good."
Cons: "Tiny beds in business class with two-across seating so the window passenger has to climb over the aisle passenger. Are they stuck in the 90s? I won't fly with them again. Boarding in Beijing for Manila was a free for all. Business class was not called first. Isn't this why I pay triple the coach fare? No English language newspapers from Los Angeles to Beijing."

Pros: "Nice clean plane"
Cons: "Very bad food boiled vegetable and meat with no taste at all. Most entertainment movies, music and video in Chinese language."

Pros: "Absolutely no customer service whatsoever, not even a smile. Best thing about this flight was the food and trust me that’s not saying much."

Pros: "Attentive gate staff who made sure there were no issues with my seat and made sure to seat me with my husband. Honestly just a long coach flight, maybe don’t fly coach if you can’t handle being a little uncomfortable. I was expecting much worse from some of the reviews. Bring your own food though. Good selection of films."
Cons: "Terrible online check in."

Pros: "Good for the price i payed!"

Pros: "No hassle check in and boarding."
Cons: "Meals were average. Rice meals are better than the noodles. IFE selection for US passengers could be better. No cell allowed after take off."

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Wverything else"

Cons: "Held my bag for two days, No explanation, apparently just wanted to rummage through it. Stranded in Mongolia with no clean clothes or medication."

Cons: "Cabin was really dirty, carpet coming apart and stain on the seats"

Cons: "Every single flight was delayed. 15 hour trip turned into a 40 hour one. Notice of flight rescheduling was given on the day of the flight. They did not give us a hotel room during a 12 hour wait caused by a misconnect due to their delays"

Cons: "Almost four hour delay to destination"

Cons: "The video selections had limited appeal to westerners."

Cons: "Beijing airport was under construction. There was long delay."

Pros: "Serving two meals"
Cons: "Coffee was bad"

Cons: "I got my baggage after 4 days from landing."

Pros: "Only boarding"
Cons: "No drunks like other flights"

Pros: "Short ride over to Phoenix, very nice trip"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Nothing. Flew business class only and each time the service was mediocre at best. Food is good going to China, terrible coming back. Worst part was the crew. I've been a pilot and an FAA inspector; after confronting the crew about smelling smoke on board and asking why the smoke detectors had been disabled,they simply played stupid."
Cons: "Several safety violations. I wouldn't fly this airline again even if they paid me."

Pros: "Fair"

Pros: "When you are on a very long flight it would be nice to have a crew that is pleasant and nice . I will never fly this airline again. One of the many instance of rudesness from the crew was after a long while where I was sitting the person smelled so I saw an empty seat in the back and say there since no one was using it. The crew member rudely made me go back to my seat and indure 13 long hours uncomfortable"

Cons: "Fine"

Cons: "My luggage was not on the plane when I landed in destination even though I was at the airport at 5 in the morning and I didn't fly out at 8 at night... they went through my luggage taking all my brand new zippo lighter that was not even used yet stating that they had fuel in them which they confascated in China. There was no help where to go when you landed in Beijing. Didn't get my luggage til 3 days later delaying my travel"

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