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Average price round-trip

$802 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$688 or less

Good deal one-way

$436 or less

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  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $436 or less one-way and $688 or less round-trip.
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  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is September.
  • Morning departure is around 10% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
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Top 5 airlines serving Chicago to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.7
Japan Airlines
Overall score based on 4,475 reviews
8.9
Boarding
8.6
Comfort
9.0
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.4
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "The crew amazing. Food was great"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The crew that checked me and those who were onboard were very helpful and cheerful."
Cons: "Better choices of movies on board."

Cons: "If the flight was on time."

Pros: "The crew always smiles and very accomodating."
Cons: "The main course could have been better or improve. I wasn’t satisfied with the taste."

Pros: "We were seated together as a family even though we were not able to reserved any seat"
Cons: "Food could be better. Especially the easily digestible meal. It was mostly mush so it's more easily chew meal"

Pros: "was not able to board and was checked in 4 hours in advance"

Pros: "Felt welcomed"
Cons: "Just felt a little cramped but not to bad"

Pros: "Very respe tful staff."
Cons: "Dirty restrooms."

Cons: "The fact that my father was diagnosed with Cancer and they wouldn’t refund our 1300.00 for round trip tickets to the Philippines which is our vacation home. The airline required documentation from my fathers doc which I provided. He was not going anywhere for at least a year (radiation and chemo) and the denied even credit.I was able to get my parents tickets refunded by a different airline. NEVER Again. my father passed 8/12/2018. Our trip was scheduled for 9/13/2018. Very disappointing.see"

Pros: "This flight was part of a longer trip - I flew from Hartford, CT, USA on a different airline and connected to Japan Airlines in Chicago. I flew Chicago to Tokyo in JAL and then from Tokyo to Manila again on JAL. The service on first leg was very good and friendly of my JAL flights, food was good, seat was comfortable. Then on my second flight from Tokyo to Manila I was shocked but thrilled that I had been given an upgrade to first class. The whole experience was outstanding! The seat was incredibly comfortable and the food was phenomenal. The only problem, not that you could call it a problem, was that I was so comfortable with my fluffy pillow and fully reclining seat that I couldn’t stay awake to finish my movie! Thank you!"
Cons: "Not applicable"

Pros: "I was comfortable, Crew was pleasant and attentive. Food was really good- both meals!"
Cons: "Not applicable"

Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "Being late"

Pros: "The food was good the crew was trying to accommodate"
Cons: "I have a slight gut and the food tray wouldn’t come out on the seat assigned to me. Could have changed my seat would have paid more for it but they said it that wasn’t an option."

Pros: "none"
Cons: "everything"

Pros: "Good food and movies. Flight attendants were great."
Cons: "Tight seating and it was hot. No way to control individual airflflow"

Pros: "The seats were comfortable, the staff was lovely and accommodating, and the food was delicious."
Cons: "The WiFi was very weak and barely connected to any website. It couldn’t connect to Netflix, but luckily the in-flight movies were okay."

Pros: "Superb service from checking (Chicago) to arriving (Kaohsiung) I flew economy and there’s plenty of leg room. Meal selections are better then flying 1st class cross country in the US."

Pros: "JAL went above and beyond. The aircraft was very comfortable, temperature was near perfect.. Onboard entertainment was very good. Flight attendants were very friendly, very helpful. And with out a doubt, this was the best meal I have ever had in-flight."
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Awefull I did get to use my ticket"
Cons: "Japan could have helped me change my name in my reservation to match my passport"

Pros: "So much food, great leg room, very comfortable and clean, kind and attentive staff"

Pros: "Amazing service. Delicious and plentiful food. Larger seats with more leg room. Quick and efficient boarding."

Pros: "Not many passengers so that I had empty seats and could lay down."
Cons: "Tv stopped working suddenly."

Pros: "Good service and very clean plane."
Cons: "After having an enjoyable experience on the first Japan Air flight, the second flight from Narita to Manila was late to board & leave, the food was not nearly as appealing and the flight seats were noticeably less comfortable and less roomy than the first flight."

Pros: "Nice flight, right on time."

Pros: "Nothing at all"
Cons: "I purchased a flight through one of the participating vendors on kayak for a major airline and accidentally chose the wrong departure date. I never received a confirmation email and therefore missed the flight. I understand and take full responsibility for booking the wrong departure date but when I tried to change it after missing the flight I was told that the airline policy was to charge a $300 change fee plus $30 for the third-party vendor. Because this was booked as a round-trip this vendor was attempting to charge me $330 plus the full price purchase of a new ticket as the "change fee". For some reason I was unable to explain to the person on the phone that it made no sense for me to pay full price for a ticket plus give that vendor an extra $330. I was forced to eat the entire round-trip ticket and of course save $330 by just hanging up and booking a new flight. I have course book a new flight directly with the airline. I could not even fly standby on the next flight with the airline because they told me they were unable to assist me in anyway because I booked through a third-party vendor. There were plenty of seats available on the next flight and I would've been able to fly standby had I purchased directly from the airline. Never again"

Pros: "Comfortable flight, polite crew, good selection of movies"

Pros: "I fly with JAL business class and it was the best business class I have ever experience. The crew was amazingly helpful and polite."
Cons: "I wish they can pronounce English language better. Sometimes I did not understand what did they said. Including the pilot. I don't want to be an American brat, but I did not understand what they said."

Pros: "This was a very long flight, but the crew was fantastic and attentive. The meals were good and they did everything they could to make us comfortable. The flight was on time and convenient."
Cons: "I wish all the seats were like first class. We were in economy class"

Pros: "Great service, attitude, hospitality. Was never treated this nice on any flight ever. Thought I was a king or prince. And that's how they make you feel. If I can, I only fly JAL and especially the flight JL9"
Cons: "The fact there are many airlines which can't even get close to what JAL can offer and even if they try, employees won't be able to match it because of the cultural differences. Makes me sad that other airlines (I won't name them) can still be in business... they need to fly JL9 once and hope they understand."

Cons: "Flight delayed 1 hr."

Pros: "Great flight.The service was excelent.There was always a stewardous walking around and asking if you needed anything.Japan Aitlines is definitely one of the best in the world."

Pros: "The service on this flight was excellent.First class service in the economy section."

Pros: "The crew member was excellent and his charisma really made up for any shortcomings this little "puddle jumper" had. He even helped my companion out with some advice for relieving his ear pressure."

Pros: "This flight was just pretty routine."
Cons: "I wasn't able to make my original flight but that was more the airport's fault so I had to take a later flight and didn't get a choice seat. Tight quarters."

Pros: "It was a good price. I always like JAL flights that provide much better service than American companies. The Japanese staff are EXCELLENT! My flight was delayed from Montreal, but when I arrived Chicago, the JAL crew was waiting to take me to the next terminal!! (This never happens for American airline companies!!)"
Cons: "The food is getting terrible. They had better food a year ago."

Pros: "I like the service of the Crew (very courteous, The Movies are new and my first time to view them, and the temperature and smell of the airplane is just right. Keep it up!"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "The entertainment system was grest with many movie optionstar and a large screen for viewing. The seat was very comfortable and there plenty of leg room."
Cons: "The plane was delayed by 45min and I had a connecting flight which I ended not missing. The food was average. I was expecting something a little more Japanese instead of chicken pasta. And I didn't have a second option."

Cons: "All passengers were onboard but the captain said that we need to go out and change to another airplane at different gate too (note: the changes made after passengers on board)"

Pros: "fine food, the pilot handled a typhoon like a pro"

Pros: "Soft chair."
Cons: "The stewardess was been chatting with the passenger the whole time and she called everyone a "darling." You have to pay for your snack and there are no entetainment. But like I said...I don't care because it's only a short flight. What I care is the flight being delayed."

Pros: "Crew service"
Cons: "Food and not so updated movies in entertainment."

Cons: "I wish there were options in the food they serve."

Pros: "The entertainment package was the best ever encountered with seemingly endless choices, keeping us happy all fight long. The seating seemed a bit crowded, and the food was mediocre. We survived, however, without any problem and overall enjoyed our first Dreamliner flight."
Cons: "Windows were dimmed most of the flight."

Pros: "Plenty of room for economy seats. Good food. Free movies and music. Friendly service."

Pros: "Everything! JAL ground crew, airline crew, their service is excellent. The interior of the airplane looked nice."
Cons: "It could use more games for children"

Cons: "The gate is keep changing ... It was 3 times changed."

Pros: "I was flying in economy so as expected the space available was limited but OK. Everything else was very good or excellent. Thanks JAL!"

Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "Food was almost as bad as on American carriers"

Pros: "Perfect flight. Wonderful staff. Delicious food. Smooth ride. Cannot wait to fly Japan Airlines again!"

Pros: "Crew was grest and helpful"
Cons: "Seats on 777 are not padded very well for a 14 hour flight"

Pros: "The service vayama were trying to charge fees way over the normal fees for any adjustments"
Cons: "If they could of tried to be helpful when trying ro change dates"

Pros: "Everything was great!"
Cons: "Some announcements were only made in Korean. Would have been nice to have it in English for international flight."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Less new movies and kids movies"

Pros: "On time, great meals, great friendly crew! Forgot how much I appreciate flying with Korean Air!"
Cons: "No improvement needed!"

Pros: "crew was nice. not enough space in overhead stow. other passengers bag ate up my legroom"

Pros: "This was not to positive off a flight."
Cons: "Boarding easy, I am Handicapped, but arrival was a joke. Was never offered assistance. After 12 hours on a plane with braces on both legs you have to walk about a half mile to baggage and stand in lines to get out."

Cons: "The food is usually good on korean air but wasn’t great this time"

Pros: "It seemed noise free but I think that’s because they turned all the lights off as if night time. The flight attendants were helpful when asked and friendly"
Cons: "The 1st 6 hours I had to keep calling for water as no one came around. More movie options."

Pros: "Comport seating"
Cons: "Food quality needs to be improve"

Pros: "Yes, crews were excellent"
Cons: "Boarding of passengers should be clear"

Pros: "Preference given for those requiring extra help boarding"
Cons: "Very narrow seats with very very limited leg room. I’m only 5’4” tall and had no leg room. My sister is 5’11” and had leg cramps from the 4.5 hour flight because of the lack of leg room. Probably time to replace this plane."

Pros: "Nice bathhroom size"
Cons: "I dont like the 2x seating in business, seats are not up to what they should be, i was glad it was a short flight"

Pros: "Accomodating the cew"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "Everything, the crew was outstanding. I haven't flew with all airlines but Koren Air was so good that I don't want to fly with any other airline, all ways Koren Air from here on out."
Cons: "The second meal wasn't the greatest but I think it was me not the food."

Cons: "I would have given a 5 Stars for comfort if the cabin temperature is at least cooler not dry. Please please look into it."

Pros: "Long flight....seats were comfy for economy....nice crew....good overall experience....entertainment was okay for its selection on movies and music."
Cons: "Food got me sick the next day....would have been great if wifi was available"

Cons: "Everything was going well until our bags didn’t show up at our final destination. Big no-no. Just ruined the otherwise pleasant experience"

Pros: "Great customer service. Smooth flight. Friendly and helpful stewardesses despite the language barrier ( I don't speak Korean)."
Cons: "Really no complaints. It was just a super long flight and it was too uncomfortable to sleep."

Pros: "Again the crew was pleasant."
Cons: "The 747-400 flight had some metal box mounted on the floor under the seat in front of me. I have a bad left hip and was in pain the whole flight because all I could do is keep my left leg in one position. If these boxes are necessary then get those seats more space so it will not be a problem. Put new Monitor screens into the seats."

Pros: "I have flown a great many long haul flights and this airline is right up there in the top ranks. Excellent flight crew and comfortable seats."

Cons: "Just the more than one hour departure delay. Reason given was that they were still waiting for passengers on a connect connecting flight. Then what was unusual was a manual head count of passengers which was out of the ordinary in this high tech world of modern air transportation"

Pros: "The service and especially the flight stewart, he has to be the best one EVER!!!"
Cons: "I was too distracted by the professionalism, friendliness and care of the fight stewart to see anything bad."

Pros: "flight delay for more than an houe"

Cons: "Same above"

Pros: "Friendly staff, good food, comfortable length seats. Deplanijng and boarding was fast."

Pros: "acomodations was awesome!!!"
Cons: "temperature was not consitent"

Pros: "Food, service"

Pros: "The staff was friendly and helpful"
Cons: "There wasnt anything that i didnt like"

Pros: "bring you anything you need. so helpful."

Pros: "Everything.they all assist you and helped u out to look and store your hand carry-on."

Pros: "Polite, attentive crew"
Cons: "Lie flat seats on the 777 did not go completely flat."

Pros: "Food was excellent. Flight attendants are very courteous and helpful too. Plane was very spacious, I love flying with Korean air."

Pros: "Except for crying babies, all is well. Commendable"
Cons: "Same food every year after year"

Pros: "The flight crew was attentive and the meal options were suitable. The in-flight entertainment featured a nice selection of movies."
Cons: "The seating in economy class was adequate regarding the comfort standards given the duration of the flight."

Pros: "Food not too bad, plenty of beverages."
Cons: "Nothing not to like."

Pros: "Child friendly with special requests meals. Very accommodating FAs. Always efficient from checkin to boarding. Smooth ride. Great inflight entertainment. Good food. Hot meals all the time. Very Good customer service. Would love to fly Korean Air again."

Pros: "Bibimbap not available. Crew checked in our carry-on despite having space above our seats (Carry-on was not checked in during Chicago to Seoul trip). Unresponsive entertainment system. If this was only a ICN - MNL flight this is overpriced since it feels like a budget airline."

Pros: "First of all, you should not be charging a cancelation fee for unforeseen circumstance such as health problems. Second of all, I have not received a response yet from the emails I have been sending. It is extremely hard to call your hotline for foreigners."
Cons: "Refund policy"

Pros: "Flight was full but still comfortable."

Cons: "We are delayed for 2 hours"

Pros: "I liked stewardess's kindenesses"
Cons: "food"

Pros: "same as above"
Cons: "long wait for our baggage to be released to the conveyors after we had arrived"

Pros: "My special meal request was honored and was quite tasty! The plane was comfortable--seats to lavatory!"

Pros: "same as above"
Cons: "same as above"

Pros: "Everything!"

Pros: "Everything was great. The only suggestion I would like to make on another topic is the cost of an extra luggage. Compared to another airline I use (Eva Air), I find the Korean Air extra luggage cost much higher."

Pros: "Rr00m for legs and food"

Pros: "Since this was a connecting flight it was decent turbulence was more felt."
Cons: "None"

Pros: "Everything,crew was great, food was decent"

Pros: "Economy very comfortable. Flight attendants gracious and accomodating. Lots of entertainment options. I dreaded this long flight but it could not have been more pleasant. Even the food was good! We were offered drinks about once an hour which I really appreciate."

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "airport personells are rude and lazy. airline seats are very unconfortable. flight attendants not very a comodating to seniors like me"

Cons: "Lock ( tsa approves) to )my luggage was damaged or deliberately cut off that it is difficulty to Manage the zipper with ease. Since the luggage’s were retrieved at end of the trip, I am not sure where these damaged occurred , either in states or Taipei or when tsa did their search, I do not have any noticed paper to explain the cause of damage lock either"

Pros: "Orderly way of boarding, restroom is clean & tidy, good legroom between seats, smooth landing"
Cons: "During Taipei to Manila flight, the attendant promised to bring a blanket I requested but never came back."

Pros: "Seats comfortable; crew members friendly."
Cons: "Somewhat limited choice of movies/TV shows."

Pros: "Leg space was adequate---not cramped. Friendly crew members."
Cons: "Would have liked more choices for movies/TV."

Pros: "As I said on the last flight enjoyed the flight and the crew as amazing"
Cons: "Just like on the last flight maybe have more inflight entertainment more movie and tv selection"

Pros: "Courteous crew ever, food was good, service was excellent. On time departure."

Cons: "The only thing that was not the greatest, I think was the ground crew in Manila. It took an unusually long time to get my luggage."

Pros: "Pleasant friendly crew. Clean bathrooms."
Cons: "Entertainment choices seem to be limited compared to the long haul international flight."

Pros: "Very friendly and attentive flight attendants, they made the 12.5 hour flight very enjoyable. Good selection of in flight movies as well."

Pros: "Crew again was very accommodating!"

Pros: "More entertainment selections like movies and music. Food is great too. Best of all is the free day tour for long layover in Taiwan"
Cons: "Smaller leg room, rest room and space where people can stretch compared to asiana and Cathay"

Pros: "Food"
Cons: "Late boarding"

Cons: "I didn’t like the last meal that they served. It’s fish fillet with tomato sauce and no other option."

Cons: "None"

Pros: "Comfortable seats in economy, pretty decent entertainment, our flight from Chixago landed in Taipei at 4am. Getting through immigration and customs a breeze."
Cons: "Made us check our hand luggage in even though it fit in sizer because it was 3 lbs too heavy. Food and wine mediocre in economy. Not enough liquid served on cabin staff pass through or at dinner. Had to keep asking."

Pros: "Newer interior and entertainment as it appeared."
Cons: "Service not as attentative compare to other airlines."

Pros: "Eveyone was syper friendly and the food was decent. They were very good about allowing me to change seats to an open seat once the doors were closed."
Cons: "The selection of movies to watch was not ver good. They had a few (10-15) choices for a few genre but over all there were obly 1 or 2 decent movies per genre."

Pros: "Lots of helpful staff who spoke English."

Cons: "Rude"

Pros: "The food and the service was excellent. Nice screens on all the seats with good movie, tv, and music selections. For a 16 hour flight I’d say it was a great experience."

Pros: "The vegan meals were tasty."
Cons: "Not enough leg room. Seating not wide enough."

Pros: "Consistently good service. Really love this airline."

Pros: "Got upgraded to their absolutely amazing first (laurel) class. Royal treatment with a smile."

Pros: "The crew was gracious and didn't bother my sleep to eat."
Cons: "The seats were hard and oddly shaped such that my legs and feet felt numb after a while. Not the way I want to spend 15h."

Pros: "flight is on time. you ca pre check. crew is helpful. amenities are there. one of the best long flights i had."

Cons: "They need to pass more water..very dehydrated. Other airlines is Cathay Pacific and Korean air are always passing water..not 3 ounce cups.. ridiculous."

Cons: "Food ia not that good. Need to have more flavor"

Pros: "The is nothing I can say I did not like with the Vancouver to Taipei Sector of our flight. I was impressed with the crew, the food, entertainment, seat space, leg room, etc..."
Cons: "This is my wife & I flying with EVA Air. My wife and I have travelled with many international and domestic airlines for 38 years now since we started travelling. This was is our first experience with EVA Air. I’d recommend EVA Air’s Premium Economy. The seats were wider and leg room was excellent. The amenities were great especially the entertainment part. TV Screen in front of the passenger (installed behind the seat in front) was very clear. it was the same as if watching movie on an iPad. The food was great! Both my wife and I like the dinner and the breakfast served. Also, the price of EVA Air’s Premium Economy is great compared to similar Asian Airlines from Vancouver to Manila. EVA Air was the cheapest when we started shopping for flights from Vancouver-Taipei-Manila."

Pros: "Good legroom."
Cons: "Was asked if I could check in my carryon because flight was full. I refused because I had something fragile in the bag. after boarding several overhead bins were empty."

Pros: "Everything Hello Kitty."
Cons: "Ugly uniform."

Pros: "Boarding is systematic. The zone parking and constant reminders that it is not boarding time yet alert and reminds passengers to follow directions for an efficient boarding. Love the hello kitty atmosphere on flight ORD to TPE."
Cons: "The green uniform. It reminds me of USA soldiers uniform. Stewardess does a nice job, but they should smile more, especially in a long flight."

Cons: "Great"

Pros: "I took EVA flight 55 from Chicago O'Hare to Taipei Taoyuan airport. Everything went smoothly, from the check-in where the check-in and baggage staff informed me that one of my check-in bags was a little over weight and gave me a chance to repack the bag so I did not need to pay. Security lines for the red-eye flight time were not long, and once I arrived at the gate, EVA's boarding crew moved passengers along quickly. Flight attendants were very professional and courteous. Landing and baggage claim went well. No complaints at all! I would recommend this flight to anyone wanting direct service from Chicago to Taipei."

Pros: "I like the staff."
Cons: "With my 5 year old daughter, the seats were uncomfortable since we could not lift the arm chair up for her to rest on my lap."

Cons: "The 6 hours layover."

Pros: "Everything was good as always."
Cons: "Circled over Manila for 30 minutes but that is more of an airport issue not an Eva airline problem."

Pros: "Great employees and great airline."
Cons: "The only problem I ever have is my frequent flier number. They can't match my name so I have not gotten credit for any of my flights and the check in people and ticket counter people could not help me."

Cons: "My tv was broken, so the charger didn't work. For a 14 hour that was awful."

Pros: "I don't have kids, other people do. The attendants give each child a play package to keep them busy and bring out their food early to keep them from making a fuss. There's more than enough to keep adults busy; movies, games, shows, food"
Cons: "Other than taking a flight that was way too long for my legs nothing. It's a great airline."

Pros: "Food was good n very timely."

Pros: "This was my first time flying out of the USA and was amazed at how polite the crew was will fly with eva again"
Cons: "Can't put anything here was a amazing flight"

Cons: "40 minutes late on boarding time"

Pros: "Warm blankets"

Pros: "comments exactly like above except this time i did not ask for wine."

Pros: "See above comment please"
Cons: "See above comment please"

Pros: "Overall, I am impressed. Special mention to the crew, from cockpit to the cabin. Very professional and efficient. Food is excellent. Comfortable seats. On schedule!!!"
Cons: "Lack of information from the crew regarding which gate to go for connecting flight."

Cons: "None"

Pros: "I like the service."
Cons: "The Taiwanese food wasn't really that great. I hope they can change the menu."

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "The flight was very accommodating. Everything from eye shades, tooth brush and slippers were provided. I took the red eye and slept the whole way."

Cons: "The AC wasn’t turned on for 2 hours of passengers being on the plane and it was easily 100 degrees inside. Everyone was hot and miserable. The seats were also extremely close together. I have never been so uncomfortable on a long haul flight."

Cons: "Boarding took a longer time than normal"

Pros: "They take great care of their customers"

Cons: "Hi, Your company lost one of my check-in bags. I am in Bucharest now, still waiting for my bag. Nobody knows where my bag is. Please, help find it! Under Doinita M Toranzo's name, big red bag! under Thank you!"

Pros: "service, no delays."

Cons: "I booked a place in advance, but the place was changed because I did not check in 24 hours before the flight. And I got a place near the restroom. It was terrible!!!! it was impossible to sleep and eat normally. And the smell of the restroom all the way. Very upset."

Pros: "2nd time with Turkish Airlines; no concerns. Everything handled timely and professionally."

Pros: "Flight attendants are professional and efficient, and the aircraft is clean and has an excellent entertainment center for all passengers."
Cons: "Rows are too close, with my knees pressed against the seat in front of me. That is misery for the 10-hour flight from Chicago to Istanbul. We had a much better experience when we flew Turkish Airlines a few years ago. Sad!"

Pros: "Since we are first time travelers going from Chicago to Rome, Italy via Istanbul, we cannot compare to other airlines. But, we had a very good experience & the food, services and entertainment rvice were very good! The airfare too was excellent."
Cons: "Not certain if it's typical in long flights/but it was very difficult sleeping in these seats."

Pros: "food was amazing"

Cons: "Crew was slow to pick up trays."

Pros: "The steward went out of his way to accommodate my special dietary request"

Pros: "Love this airline. Great service. Great people. Food and service good"

Pros: "same as above, i love that i was able to check in online and choose my seat. I love the kit (toothbrush, socks) and the quality of the pouch - super love it! Pillow and blanket as well is still the same quality as before."

Pros: "Food and service"

Pros: "The Lounge is the hands down best lounge on the planet. Service on the plane is great, the entertainment options are better than most (including live tv)."
Cons: "Flight and Baggage delay"

Pros: "* Two suitcases * Vegetarian-Indian food was amazing! * You get a little pack with socks, slippers, tooth brush, eye cover. It is great!"
Cons: "Not enough leg room. When pushing the chair back, the cushion moves forward. Not the best for 6 feet and up people"

Pros: "Thats awesome"
Cons: "All personel it was good."

Cons: "Terible transit info. No information / custmoer service help at all in Istambul. Rude and unwilling to help airport employees! Gate changet without notice/ almost lost transit flight.. Turkis airline crew did not come by during flight until breakfast. Sooo thirsty...."

Pros: "The service, food, and in flight entertainment were great. The leg room in coach was on par with other major carriers that I have flown transatlantic. The layover in Istanbul was pleasant (go to Staarbucks for free wifi). And I saved $500 over the price of other flights. I'd definitely take Turkish Airlines again, and maybe even arrange for a longer layover to be able to see Istanbul."

Pros: "First of all, the food is fantastic is you are not a meat and potatos (or big mac) kind of person. My original flight left late due to a hold up in security in Chicago. Turkish Air was very responsive and easy to work with when I missed my connector in Istanbul. Friendly crew. Clean jet. Will definitely use them agian."
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "The seat was hard for a long trip"

Pros: "I have traveled a lot during my life. The flight crew on this flight was the best I have ever seen."

Pros: "The food, the crew, the beverages, the entertainment and the level of cleanliness were all excellent. On time departure on both segments."
Cons: "The Boeing 777 had the new, smaller seats. No control of overhead airflow among other things. Wish they still had the old Airbus A330's and 340''s."

Pros: "Not much"

Pros: "Everything! Voted best airlines in Europe for a reason!"
Cons: "Nothing! Everything was great"

Pros: "Nothing whatsoever."
Cons: "Worst customer expireince ever. I was making a short trip to visit my very sick mother. Turkish Airline changed my connection time without notifying me such that I had 5 min left for my cooection in stambul. They gave me no other option and blamed this on Kayak and kayak blamed it on the Airline leaving me with no options. I had to stay in Birlin at my own expense. Complaint filed with Turkish airline resulted in nothing. I made several calls for update and only repose I got was we will send an email to the complaint dept. and you will here in 24 hours. This has been going on for over 5 days with no contect, update or resolution. Once back in the US, I plane to file a formal complaint with FAA and more. DO NOT take this airline. They are worst airline I have ever used and will never use it again."

Pros: "I liked everything, from check in to the end of my trip!"
Cons: "Nothing to dislike!"

Pros: "excellent services provided by the crew members, nice food, great entertainment (up to date),"

Pros: "I was very pleased with the overall service and comfort on my flight. Boarding went smoothly, and crew were friendly and helpful. Cabin service included Turkish delight, hot towel, an amenities bag, hot dinner, hot breakfast, and snacks available thought the flight in the galley. Entertainment was on demand and included a wide selection. Seats were comfortable with reasonable distance between rows for coach (better than on many U.S. carriers). They have ample restrooms and they are split throughout the coach cabin, which made lines for the restroom almost nonexistent. Restroom amenities include hand lotion and refreshing spray - very nice."

Cons: "Coach seats provide minimal leg room, and even less when seats are reclined."

Pros: "The service was very respectful and friendly."
Cons: "My volume didn't work at the seat I was sitting at"

Pros: "The food and staff were terrific"
Cons: "It was more cramped than other long haul flights, and the temperature changed from hot to cold throughout the flight with no working air"

Pros: "Friendly crew and clean aircraft."
Cons: "I was traveling with two family members with wheelchairs and gate transfer at IST was a nightmare. It was very slow, but finally we were at the right gate. Handicapped access must be improved at the IST airport."

Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "1- Flight was delayed for 2 hours although weather conditions were perfect,, OK, sometimes it happens. No apology or explanation we're given 2- Entertainment screen did not work for the 10 hour flight. Told the attendant multiple times. It did not function in all the seats not only mine"

Cons: "My seat did not recline and was broken. I was not happy about this as it was a 10 hour flight, and could not get comfortable"

Pros: "FOOD,, CREW ATTITUDE & TIMEING."
Cons: "AS BOVE"

Pros: "New, clean, and outstanding seat layout gives lots of room. Flew a 777. Crew was very friendly and efficient. This is more roomy than any U.S. or British 747 I used to fly. The person in front of me fully reclined their seat and it had no impact on my comfort. I am 6 feet tall and this was great."

Pros: "Good service and good food"
Cons: "Small seating for such a long flight, but overall not bad"

Pros: "Great service"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Everything went very well. The food was fantastic. Just too warm on the plane."

Pros: "Wonderful flight with spacious seats."

Pros: "When it's on time, this is a convenient flight to Addis."
Cons: "All information was incorrect. Passengers were told to go to gate very early and then were uninformed about late departure. We stood in a line for more than an hour because of this incorrect information. Additionally, the passengers were forced to stand in cold, windy rain because bus shuttle service and boarding was inefficient. Business class ticket holders were afforded no advantage while checking in either."

Pros: "Not a lot of options as far as the entertainment was concerned. The food was really good and the staff really courteous. However the seats were very uncomfortable."
Cons: "No leg space Not a lot of TV shows"

Pros: "Literally everything else. I was actually unsure if i had gotten bumped up to business class or the standards they have for seating, food, and everything was just really high"
Cons: "When I arrived at my final destination, Barcelona. Turkish did not have my luggage. I was convinced that they had lost it or somebody stole it. A day later they texted me and told me that they had my luggage and delivered it. I would have loved to gotten it without delay but I did get my luggage back so that's super nice!"

Pros: "Comfortable seats, nice crew...i forgot to reserve my vegetariano meal, but the crew provided for me.."

Pros: "Very good service, food, equipment and timeliness"

Pros: "Everything was amazing. The crew was great! The customer service was even better!"
Cons: "I was tired and fell asleep instead of watching more movies :)"

Pros: "Crew, movies"
Cons: "Too many announcements. It seems like they were announcing something all the time and it became annoying."

Pros: "The crew and seats were both great"
Cons: "HAving live TV would have been great."

Cons: "Great"

Cons: "Better food offerings"

Cons: "Food"

Pros: "Seat was comfortable and I got extra Biscoff Cookies"
Cons: "Great trip"

Cons: "More leg room and seat width. I don’t like having other passengers pressed against me."

Pros: "you were on time !!"
Cons: "space between seats !!!"

Pros: "The flight timings and the arrival time"

Cons: "The airline cancelled the flight alluring weather conditions, when the reality was they did not wanted the plane to park in Kansas. The weather conditions were even worse on the flight I was moved to, and that flight was not cancelled. They absolutely did not care about the passengers"

Pros: "Amazing"
Cons: "Old plane"

Cons: "It was too cold on the feet during the night. The blanket was not enough. The food lacked good vegetables. The asparagus was too tough. If you wanted to avoid sugar, you could not eat breakfast."

Pros: "Decent drinks and food. Attentive crew"
Cons: "The lady who sat beside me kept asking questions"

Cons: "Too early for me to get up on New Year’s Day"

Pros: "Again, Delta used to offer this level of comfort and service on domestic flights. Great food and entertainment selections."
Cons: "For some reason overweight people like to get the middle seat and then spill over into the adjacent seats. I had to lean out into the aisle to sit comfortably without touching that person. This resulted in me getting hit by every person walking in the aisle or the serviré carts. While I do understand that overweight people have the right to fly, they should pay for the space they occupy like the rest of us. This person literally should have had two seats."

Pros: "Preboarded and all went smooth and quick"

Cons: "At least one hour late"

Pros: "Delta cramps people into these planes and forces you to put your bags under a seat because they stuff at the overhead spaces. They nickel and dime you for every single thing. There was even one person I saw who had to pay for his headphones to listen to the onboard entertainment. I think Delta should quit being so cheap with the profits they make and give it back to your flying customers. It borders on gouging."
Cons: "Delta cramps people into these planes and forces you to put your bags under a seat because they stuff at the overhead spaces. They nickel and dime you for every single thing. There was even one person I saw who had to pay for his headphones to listen to the onboard entertainment. I think Delta should quit being so cheap with the profits they make and give it back to your flying customers. It borders on gouging."

Pros: "I liked the cookies and juice. The interactive screen to watch something. The cleanliness. The price. On time. The service. Thank you. The excitement of flying."

Pros: "Crew"

Pros: "Although we ended up being stuck on the plane for 2 hours prior to take off due to high volume, weather and as the pilot put it, "possible military activity" the crew kept us informed every step of the way. There was one flight attendant in particular who was so full of energy and made the unfortunate circumstances not so bad. She entertained us and kept us in the loop the entire time as did the pilots. It made the 2 hours not feel so bad which was appreciated."
Cons: "That we were delayed on the plane for two hours on a small plane but I know it was out of their control."

Pros: "The crew at the airport was very courteous and helpful."
Cons: "No food; not even offered water; I asked a Delta employee about our seats and she was very unprofessional (mind you I'm traveling with kids and my boarding pass said that seats were to be assigned at the gate)."

Pros: "I can’t make it in mexico city on tuesday, wednesday’s performance had to be cancelled and we need to pay the cancellation fee 11500 mexican pesos, please reimburse on the credit card"
Cons: "I can’t make it in mexico city on tuesday, wednesday’s performance had to be cancelled and we need to pay the cancellation fee 11500 mexican pesos of the studio and musicians"

Pros: "The staff at the gate were efficient and very friendly, as were the onboard staff."

Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Departure was right on time and we actually arrived 15 minutes early."
Cons: "The inflight monitor worked but none of the data (GPS altitude or speed) was working."

Pros: "Plane was clean, easy boarding, crew was kind and attentive."
Cons: "30 minutes late no explanations...."

Pros: "Great in every way"

Pros: "I was traveling for medical reasons and the Delta crew took great care of me, made sure I was at my connecting gate on time, and even put me in a better seat on the plane. Not sure if that was a coincidental upgrade, or intentional, but it was perfect."

Cons: "Basic economy has way too many restrictions"

Pros: "The staff are wonderful and helpful. Best wishes to Delta. Please keep the great employees."

Pros: "The plane, crew was clean, newer and had TV's in the backrests. Remember to bring headphones! Seats are tight, but the crew was friendly and may the flight experience positive."

Pros: "They kept me fed and hydrated the whole time, they let you watch brand new movies free, the seats are super comfortable. They allow a personal item and carry on at no extra charge."

Pros: "Polite and efficient"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Zero communication to the passengers as to why we were delayed for almost an hour sitting on the plane"

Pros: "The flight attendant. Lovely and professional."

Pros: "The flight left on time and landed earlier than anticipated"
Cons: "The seats were narrow and very upright"

Cons: "Never again!"

Pros: "They were courteous and prepared, when they couldn't offer something they gave me options for other things, and seemed genuinely concerned about my experience!"
Cons: "i don't have any real complaints. Economy seating is still economy seating, so those problems didn't go away"

Cons: "Overcrowded terminal, last minute gate changes, poor signage and confused staff."

Pros: "Great staff, quick service."

Pros: "Left reasonably on time, arrived a bit early, able to find overhead storage for my roll-on, even boarding in Zone 3"
Cons: "Very tightly packed; minimal comfort for the flight."

Pros: "The crew is always great. I liked the environment was cooler. It doesn't need to be refrigerator cold but keeping things on the cooler side is helpful."
Cons: "Boarding class and queuing for boarding is always a clusterf***. People will crowd the gate and board with the wrong class and that creates anxiety and leads to edginess. If a system could be worked out and enforced that would help."

Cons: "Everything was great"

Pros: "Free rebooking"

Cons: "After 600,000 miles of flying, this one was the worst. 5 hours on the tarmac for a 4 hour flight."

Pros: "Seats were nice"
Cons: "Airplane interior needs updating, old seats."

Pros: "The crew was nice"
Cons: "I didn't like the fact that I didn't get my luggage with me when I arrived to casablanca as I lived 4 hours away from the casablanca. I have to come back the next day to get my luggage. I was very mad about it.plus I noticed one of my luggage has been damaged so now I have to buy another one because I can t use it. It was disgusting."

Pros: "Each leg of my flight from San Jose to Anchorage was met with helpful staff and courtesy beyond the price of my ticket."
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "The flight crew was nice and polite. They served drinks and snacks in a timely manner while on the flight."
Cons: "Flight was scheduled to leave early, the plane arrived, but they couldn't turn the plane around fast enough. We left the gat late, then pilot said we would still be arriving half an hour early. We arrived about 45 minutes late, and that was a problem because our connecting flight was due to depart now in 15 minutes. Lightning forced the airport to shutdown, which was great, we had a chance to catch our flight, but we were stuck in the airplane, and we couldn't get to our gate until the all-clear. I know this is not Delta's fault, but they did arrive quite late on a flight that, according to them, would be early. They also never communicated to the other flight that there were several passengers catching that connection. So by the time we had ran to catch our connection they had closed the ramp. Lightning hit again, and they shutdown the airport once again, so the airplane was still at the gate for about an hour, and they did not allow the 20+ passengers to board that plane, which was right there. So frustrating. The only thing that saved it was that our new flight was the new airbus, and although it left an hour and a half later, the comfort level was phenomenal."

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