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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Creew, food , prompt service"
Pros: "crew was amazing and movie selection was good"
Cons: "poor business class seats and small screens"
Pros: "Everything, from boarding to departure, the service is excellent! The staff was attentive and very welcoming. Spending a few hours reminded me why I fell in love with SK in the first place."
Cons: "Food selection was ehhh. Selection and quality of food flying into SK was a lot better."
Pros: "I really loved that the airline accommodated to me being vegan. They also provided me with vegan creamer if I wanted coffee which was great. The staff was also super friendly which was a big plus because they were easily approachable."
Pros: "The great service and comfortable flight"
Pros: "The trip was excellent because first of all, I was the one who booked it. Secondly, I selected all the aisle seats. The airline isnine of the best with friendly and courteous crew."
Cons: "The USB port on my seat to charge my cell phone was broken. And the airplane gets warmer in the duration of the flight. The crew should always make sure that the air conditioning's thermostat is in the coller setting."
Cons: "My seat was broken and uncomfortable. 13 hour flight and you can’t lean back one bit"
Pros: "The cabin crew are the most professional and beautiful in the airline business."
Cons: "The fact that the flight was delayed over 4 hours, added to the 7 hour layover that had, made the trip very long. I would of liked at least a voucher for a hotel to sleep, because lounge chairs are not very comfortable."
Pros: "best airline ever"
Cons: "The website did not let me choose the seat when I tried to check-in. In addition, the flight attendant was not welcoming because she kept saying that you cannot have more food :("
Pros: "Flight attendants were very friendly and professional. Made us feel very welcomed. Everything went smoothly from the beginning. From ticketing agents through the baggage claims. No problems locating our luggage. Everything was efficient. Will travel again with them when I go back."
Pros: "Good service. The food was good, better than most airlines that I've flown with. The seat was comfortable with good leg room. Good documentary films."
Cons: "There wad a7 hour delay in Korea and the staff at the airport were not helpful. I asked them if I was in the right place for my connecting flight and all they said was come back in 1 hour. I came back 1 hour later and asked if I'm still in the right place sand when my flight would be boarding. They again said come back in 1 hour. This went on for 7 hours and they never made Amy announcements to inform anyone of when the flights would finally board."
Cons: "Horrible delayed and no food offer or available even to purchase!"
Pros: "I love it."
Pros: "Was very far but the crew was very helpful and attentive all the way here. We had an infant with us and the crew did everything to make him comfortable when he was fuzzy."
Pros: "The staff is friendly and helpful"
Cons: "There wasnt anything i didnt like for this flight"
Pros: "I am big person, and being able to cross my legs even in economy seats is a real relief. Good selection of Hollywood and Asian films was enjoyable. I liked that our flight data was always viewable in a variety of formats."
Cons: "the cabin temperature was a little hot. The staff tunred it down after i asked, but even then it was still a bit warm for me. People who are cold can put on blankets or jackets, but people who are hot can't remove clothing, so i think a lower standard temperature setting would be nice."
Pros: "The service and entertainment"
Cons: "Sitting down 12 hrs it was very painful to be sitting that long. My seat eould heat up and it was uncomfortable also. I couldn't sleep during the flight"
Pros: "For some reason the crew seemed more attentive and maybe fresher coming back from ICN than going to ICN"
Cons: "The only problem was the long layover"
Pros: "the flight attendants were great and it flight was smooth."
Cons: "long flight"
Pros: "Outstanding customer service! We will fly Korean Air again!"
Cons: "They ran out of 2 of the 3 food choices after serving only half of the plane."
Pros: "Cabin crew was polite. Restrooms kept clean by the cabin crew"
Cons: "Seat was hard."
Pros: "I could never have survived that long a trip on a cramped US airline sitting in a center seat."
Cons: "I don't like their policy of closing all the blinds when it is daylight outside."
Pros: "Good more choices"
Cons: "Transit in Korea make shorter hour"
Pros: "I have flown many times with many airlines, and I must say that Korean Air is by far THE BEST. From staff to food to entertainment. They crew will go out of there way to do what they can to ensure you have a comfortable and good experience. I will DEFINITELY fly with them again. Kayak was very user friendly also."
Cons: "The flight was very lomg, but nothing could be done to remedy that."
Pros: "Light flight, extra space."
Cons: "One of the luggage wheels is broken. No ground personal in the airport to take care of the matter. Called and eMailed the claim. However, KAL refuses to look into the matter."
Pros: "Awesome trip"
Cons: "No complain. The crew did great service."
Pros: "Incheon airport was really nice for the layover. Korean Air staff are top notch."
Cons: "Cabin was a little warm the whole time. No individual air controls on this particular plane."
Pros: "A380 is great plane (this coming from a real Boeing enthusiast). Very Quiet! Coach had more leg room than I expected, especially for a non-US carrier. Good service and great inflight entertainment. The airline is not a US domestic carrier so flight staff might not understand every English word of a request but they try very hard. Most US carriers would not try as hard if I were speaking Korean! The whole world does not speak your language and remember that coach is coach for a reason $$$. Customs procedures are out of the control of carriers so comments about that."
Cons: "No individual control for air vent and it was a bit warm for me but most people were comfortable."
Pros: "Cabin crews are very kind."
Cons: "Since long flights with reduced body movement tend to create constipation, would be good to increase vegetables, reduce other stuff."
Pros: "Everything was perfect!"
Pros: "Good customer service"
Pros: "Staff great"
Cons: "Food selection"
Pros: "All of the flight attendants were professional in appearance and behavior. They cleaned the restrooms after each client left the restroom."
Cons: "I was coming from a very cold climate and had on long underwear under my street clothes. So unfortunately, it seemed that the blankets were "too" warm on the plane."
Pros: "The stewardesses are very good and attentive."
Cons: "Not applicable"
Pros: "I really liked the prices of the tickets for this trip, I saved money over the regular price plane tickets; since I had 2 long layovers in Seoul at Inchoen Airport. I love this airport, it is clean, modern and offers so much amenities for FREE. The best for my second time LONG Lay over. My firtst time was at an airport in Alaska which I completely forgot since it was nearly 30 years ago. The flying experience was totally good from flying from BKK as it was also a good airport. I also liked the services, the crews were courteous and helpful."
Cons: "Flights were full and of course I had a seat in seat 32E next to a man who was ofviously either sick or had a bad allergy, he sneezed and sneezed 1/2 of the whole flight when he was awake and slept most of the time so it was difficult for me to get in and out to the rest room. Luckily the people in seats 32F & 32G were kind enough to let me in and out (I got out mostly while the lady in seat 32F was getting out of her seat.) Mostly the other experiences were good overall."
Pros: "The crew's professionalism and service. I wish Korean Air could provide training to the US based airlines! Well done!"
Cons: "The vegan meal was served twice during the flight. A bit more variety would have been nice. Qatar airways has a better variety of entertainment."
Pros: "The crew was very anxious or something, controlling for no reason."
Cons: "Next time"
Pros: "The food was good, and there were enough different types of entertainment that made the long flight easy to get through. The crew members are also really nice. I also love that they give you slippers and a toothbrushort and paste. I also like the lotion that is provided in the bathroom!"
Cons: "The seats are small."
Pros: "It may be my imagination, but I feel like the seats on this Korean Air Flight lean back more and have more leg room that flights I've been on in the past. Also the crew was so kind, even when dealing with tired, grumpy passengers."
Cons: "I'm a big person so the seats are not comfortable for sleeping during long flights. Also, the Korean crew is usually excellent so I was surprised the crew on this flight was only average."
Pros: "Generally, i liked the flight. We were granted our request for a change in seats when i found out that me and my husband were not seated side by side."
Cons: "The entertainment has limited choice of movies."
Pros: "Leg room was more than most economy; however, my seat would not lay down and it was miserable for 11 hr ride from Korea to Los Angeles, California."
Cons: "Seat would not lay down for 11 hours."
Pros: "The incheon airport efficiency, the food Inboard, the transit was food."
Cons: "No snacks like ice cream or snacks. Crew was not as sensitive and attractive to passengers."
Pros: "Bathriom cleanliness and the good work of the stewardesses"
Pros: "Friendly crew and the airport in Incheon. Though our layover took 15 hours, I was able to rest in their lounge on second floor and able to took a nice shower too. I will fly Korwan Air again. Only one thing, please improve the quality of food, other than than that it was excellent experience!"
Cons: "The food needs to be improved."
Pros: "Had a whole row to myself"
Cons: "Food wasn’t great"
Cons: "스튜어디스 분이 애들이 우니까 귀찬은 표정을 지으셧고, 애들 밥도 배식때 빼먹고, 애가 화장실 가려고 기다리는데 배식 차를 비켜주지 않아서 되게 오래 기다렸고, 결국 다른 엄마가 비켜 달라고 해서 비켜주고, 비행기 착륙전에 애기 우니까 따든다고 사탕을 갖구와서 안 먹겟 다는데 억지로 입안에 넣어 줬다."
Cons: "I searched for business class trips on kayak, selected one and booked it through Kayak.com. When I checked in I found out I’d been the victim of a bait and switch and was actually on an economy ticket, but at $3500–a solidly business class fare. Lesson learned, never trust Kayak.com for the booking, the scoundrels."
Pros: "Stewardesses were great!"
Cons: "Turbulence was horrible and couldn’t understand the captain’s English very well."
Pros: "Seats are quite comfortable in both economy and business"
Cons: "Media choices in English are limited. Food varies widely from quite good to not good (though overall much better quality than US airlines). Boarding lines were confusing"
Pros: "I can saw movie. it was so funny."
Cons: "They changed our seat assignments, putting someone on the end of our row even though there were many other empty seats. As a result of the constriction, my feet and ankles swelled up. I can barely walk."
Pros: "Good selection of in-flight movies. Liked the TV screens in the back of the seat in front of each passenger. Departure and arrival on time with no delays."
Cons: "Excessive announcements in both Korean and English. Seats VERY uncomfortable. Flight attendants made everyone put down their window shades and did not give the option for people to make up their own minds. In flight meals, while hot and included in the ticket price, were not the greatest."
Pros: "i liked the fact that we flew on an A-380. smooth embarkation and debarkation, plenty of leg room, excellent in-flight service and meals. the slippers and the toothbrush are nice extras that were highly appreciated."
Cons: "in-flight entertainment could use some improvement on variety, both on music and movie selections."
Pros: "Food is good. Movies are good"
Cons: "It's a 2 decker plane and full. 2 of the bathrooms are not working. Flight stewardess on flight not so attentive. Inside of plane is hot."
Pros: "Seats were decent, customer service was good, flight was on time"
Cons: "Food was great!"
Pros: "Service is good"
Cons: "There is so much of delaying and layover"
Pros: "They kept changing the flight schedule on the spot and kept us waiting at the airport. Some of the flight attendant s of asiana airlines were rude."
Pros: "I got delay which make me dont have enough time to check in at LA"
Pros: "Enjoyed flying on the upper deck of Asiana's Airbus A380. Seat was spacious and comfortable. Food was adequate and the options were good. Service from the crew was excellent. Entertainment options met expectations."
Cons: "Can't complain about boarding from Seoul to LA, but boarding from LA to Seoul and Manila to Seoul were a bit chaotic. Passengers were confused from the lack of organization, instruction or signs. Cabin temperature was quite warm, to the point of being uncomfortable, on the flight from Seoul to LA."
Pros: "Food is excellent. Friendly and courteous flight attendants."
Pros: "The flight attendants were very nice and spoke beautiful English, wonderful food/drinks, and the seats were comfortable with plenty of room. Both flights had a smooth take off and landing. Great experience all around!"
Pros: "Had the Korean BBQ and was excellent. Entertainment options were great too!"
Pros: "Food and service were good"
Cons: "Delay flights had me running to catch the connecting flights just to find out those flights were also delayed"
Pros: "the price was so affordable and the service wa great!"
Pros: "Again, Asiana offers very good and efficient service for the money. Overall I would definitely fly them again and recommend them to anyone who asked."
Cons: "My only complaint is that the cabin staff were often not visible for hours at a time. On my flight from LA to Seoul, the crew was constantly in the aisles offering water and juice without being summoned by passengers. There were a few times when I wished that someone would come by with water or juice, but didn't want to press the call button to get them. Lunch options as we neared LAX were both Asian style, and a middle-ground option would have been appreciated. On the outbound flight to Seoul we had breakfast options that included pancakes."
Pros: "I actually didn't even feel the plane take off. Everything just worked. Seamless flight everything was great."
Cons: "Nothing perfect flight"
Pros: "Clean bathroom, well maintain during flight unlike some airlines 5 stars for that"
Cons: "Chicken was grilled marked than steam result tuff rubbery. Hostess refused to exchange it with beef saying thete eas no more on the spot, not even asking others waitresses from different raw, while later on when everyone wad sleeping I went to asked for water and there you go. She ead eating the beef from economic class and a dish from first class. I always thought that customers are valuable because we pay their salaries?! Very desapointed from this hotess from the Philli. Who during the who flight treat me like dirt, maybe she hates Americain? Also most of movies are children oriented only a few for mature minds and they are over a year old. First time on Asiana and last time even been a star alliance member what a disappointment!"
Pros: "Crew members were helpful and nice."
Cons: "1.Flight Network said that the transaction was in US dollars. Therefore there shouldn't have been a currency exchange fee from my US bank. However, Flight Network charged Canadian dollars, so my US bank charged me a 3% exchange fee and the Canadian bank charged me another $8 fee resulting in a combined $32 extra to the price.of my ticket. Flight Network was not honest about the currency of the transaction. Kayak should require that Flight Network and any other vendors be honest about the currency of the transaction. 2. The extra 5 hours of layover at Incheon Airport was a total drag. It caused me to miss my connecting flight from LAX to Mexico City, so by the time I got into Mexico City there were no more buses running to Queretaro. I had to book a room in Mexico City at an additional expense and pay for taxi fare that I would not have needed if Asiana Airlines hadn't added 5 extra hours of layover to my trip."
Pros: "Seating on that Airbus was very comfortable with a lot of leg room and we sat in economy class. Food also was excellent."
Pros: "Clean and crew were excellent and responsive. Good communication and good choices of food. Economy seat seems to be wider and more comfortable than Air China which I flew last April. Also Incheon Airport WiFi was easy to connect compare to China airports."
Cons: "My entertainment remote was broken already!"
Pros: "good experience"
Pros: "Overall, the long flights between the US and Korea were quite comfortable, the food was decent, and the crew was efficient."
Cons: "The connecting flights, from Korea to Vietnam were not as comfortable (understandably as it was a smaller plane), and the food was close to inedible on the shorter flights. I'm not sure why the quality of good goes down so much on the shorter flights."
Pros: "good entertainment system"
Cons: "It sounds like a small thing, but, seats were much too hard. which made long flight torture. cabin temp was sweltering hot."
Pros: "The food was excellent when the steward decides to serve you."
Cons: "4 of 4 flights were all delayed and the in flight entertainment is very limited."
Pros: "It was one of those weeks with delayed flights due to regional inclement weather. I felt they handled the situation really well. The airline managed to give my child and me seats next to each other after helping me rearrange my flight schedule. We were in an A380. It was a packed flight. The crew was efficient, attentive, and calm. Asiana Airline strives to be a service-oriented airline, and it was demonstrated on this flight."
Cons: "Communication is not always clear especially in-flight communication, more likely a language barrier that can be improved. Wondering if a ticker board would be helpful."
Pros: "Same thing, coz I was assigned to10f."
Cons: "Terrible customer service"
Pros: "Crew was friendly and responsive and the flight announcements were informative and in several languages including English."
Cons: "The meals were pretty bad, although the Korean options were better. But the meat in any of them was awful. The seats were very uncomfortable, even for economy. I don't know why Asiana is ranked as high as they are."
Pros: "Music options in entertainment suite were surprisingly diverse and top notch Food and service among the best in any economy class Hassle free boarding onto connecting flight after delayed first leg"
Cons: "Quite uncomfortable 777 economy cabin"
Pros: "Excellent staff."
Cons: "There was a Korean child who cried almost the whole time we didn't get to rest or sleep well. I wished there was something they did about it."
Pros: "Food are okay. .."
Cons: "Confusing during boarding.."
Pros: "The crew was very attentive! The food was good as well."
Cons: "The crew aggressively woke you up during meals time to pull your seat up and pull your tray. A lighter approach would be nice."
Pros: "Entertainment was fine. Seats were comfortable enough to sleep A lot of toilets so waiting was minimal"
Cons: "Having to check the musical instrument. Hard to understand announcements Food was so so. The entertainment as exactly the sam as the 1st flight"
Pros: "love flyinf the A380...Asiana offers an excellent flight experience"
Pros: "The in flt service was excellent. Ticket counter agents were also excellent. The aircraft, A 380-800 was super!! So much room even in economy!"
Pros: "Everything else was good."
Cons: "The horrible delays!"
Pros: "Great service, good food, free (2) bag check-in policy, free movies( I saw 4 movies back to back - recent releases too)."
Cons: "Bags took forever to retrieve at baggage claim ( prob not their problem - may be a local airport worker prob? Plane seemed a little dated."
Pros: "The attendants were great! They went above and beyond their duties."
Cons: "The food was okay."
Pros: "Me and my family has been flying with Asiana Airlines whenever we go home for vacation to the Philippines. We had also some relatives that came with us at one time because we told them about how good Asiana services is. It was excellent so to say, however, on this last trip with my family, total of eight passengers including 2 kids - 6 of us travelled on the 18th of December came back on the 13th of January, 2 travelled on the 25th of Dec. came back on the 14th of Jan., we were disappointed that the service/s is not that great anymore."
Cons: "Our flight from Seoul to Los Angeles was terrible. The flight was delayed for more than 2 hours. On top of that, the plane was not properly cleaned as there were some trash in the pockets behind the chairs in front of you and you can tell that the floor were not properly cleaned as there were pieces of paper. Also, the bathroom/s were not properly cleaned. More so the food were not that great anymore, The beef was hard and the chicken was cold. I always pay particular attention to these things for the main reason that my family/relatives has been flying with Asiana and with deteriorating services I think the company should look into the above so customers will continue to fly with Asiana and keep them, if they value their customers."
Pros: "Food was good Seats were bad old plane"
Pros: "I'm a very picky traveler with high expectations. Asiana met most of my expectations for an economy flight. I rarely give out Excellent ratings. But the flight crew was extra friendly with plenty of smiles."
Cons: "Only the rude passengers themselves which Asiana really has no control over."
Pros: "I appreciated how from the ground crew to the air crew, Asiana staff have been very helpful and courteous. Especially the ground crew in Manila Airport. Food was awesome however I hope for bigger portions on snacks. But customer service really was great."
Cons: "My flight got delayed. But I have along layover so it's okay."