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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "I would have appreciated that with ALL required paperwork, my stay at check in point would have lasted a little less than two hours I spent standing and waiting for a feedback."
Cons: "Updating clients and offering a seat if it’s a long wait could have improved the situation. It is on reception that the business gets its impression. Thanks."
Pros: "The seat that I picked."
Cons: "Running water in the bathroom"
Pros: "The food its disgusting"
Cons: "Better service and better food"
Pros: "The purser and the business class cabin attendants were amazing. Great choice of meals. Fantastic experience"
Pros: "Discount offer"
Pros: "Qatar Airlines treats you very nicely and doesn’t try to charge for little extras. They include the nice extras as part of your travel experience with them. I highly recommend Qatar!"
Pros: "crew is good and helpful."
Cons: "The food was terrible. Needs to improve the quality of the food."
Pros: "Great service with very friendly crew who pamper you all through the flight. Delicious food served at the time you like. Also, the Q Suite design is very comfortable, private & flexible."
Cons: "Flight was delayed 18 minutes & disembarking was not direct but via bus."
Cons: "I was given incorrect date and missed my flight. I had to spend 750 £ and buy a flight from another airline to get home"
Pros: "Great service onboard!!"
Cons: "Checkin at Zurich!!!Waited two hours in line to weigh in... Staff was friendly but not enough staff"
Pros: "Great crew and food served was nice for airline food."
Cons: "You need to bring a snack with you. This is a 16 hour flight and there is a long time between their food services. 2 meals and one snach"
Pros: "Good service/Crew food quality and choice good."
Cons: "Need more choice of British TV Programmes rather than American"
Pros: "Plenty of room to move around"
Pros: "Nice menue, friendly staff, very comfortable seats"
Cons: "Internet bad"
Cons: "On time. Reasonably good. Satisfied with everything."
Pros: "Staff was reasonable"
Cons: "Little to no leg room on a 15 hour flight while travel with kids was an extremely difficult/painful experience. International airlines have to stop squashing people in the economy class. That is insane."
Pros: "On time Very convenient price compared to other airlines"
Cons: "Unfortunately, my baggage was lost on this flight, which will make it very difficult to climb Kilimanjaro!"
Pros: "The food and service was wonderful! Easy smooth flight, made 9 hours fly by!"
Pros: "Overall a good service with good food."
Cons: "When flying from New Zealand to Doha, we departed Auckland at 15h25 and due to the time zone, most passengers body clocks would have been expecting sleep within a few hours. However we were flying West and thus into daylight. Sadly the window seated passengers were not asked to close their window blinds to block out the sunlight and many were left open. This made the cabin very bright and a difficult environment in which to sleep. Too much advertising before the on board videos, but otherwise content was good."
Pros: "had a whole row to myself and the food was very good"
Pros: "Excellent service from check in to disembarkation. I was surprised at the amount of leg room, as being a 6+ footer it has always previously been an issue, but not with Qatar."
Cons: "Only downside was the lack of the free traveller pack, eye shade and ear plugs, sleep was denied as I could not block out the sound of the very talkative travellers behind me."
Cons: "Everything !!!"
Pros: "Everything very smooth. Staff delightful and always helpful!"
Pros: "Good quality planes with lots of leg room! Also, pretty and young crew...unlike most domestic airlines."
Cons: "I used Qatar airways 3 times so far. In the last flight, were a connection has 8 hours between 2 flights, they deny me to stay in a hotel. The last 2 flights which have exactly the same schedule, I used the hotel in that 8 hours between the 2 flights. I asked why, they told me that my ticket is not eligible to the hotel, although, I bought the last two times from Kayak, with almost same price. My first flight with Qatar Airways was on July 2017. My second flight with Qatar Airways was on August 2017. My third flight with Qatar Airways was on Jan 208."
Pros: "Helpful crew"
Cons: "Food quality and quantity Cramped seating"
Cons: "Seat not very good"
Cons: "There's not food which was on menu I did not eat"
Cons: "Service is great and the plane flew so smooth"
Pros: "Again amazing wonderful flight attendants!!! Excellent service!!! I'm sooo impressed!!! Great food!"
Pros: "I like the service very much. Flight attendants are very friendly and helpful, polite. After the flight I got some present. Kit with socks eye mask and lip balm, which was very nice."
Cons: "Dnt have anything to say what I dnt like. Everything is great."
Pros: "I have long stay in the DOha airport, 22 hours, and during this there is no accomodation is provided by Qatar airway"
Pros: "On time. food were good in general."
Cons: "Complimentary hotel for 10 hours layover is needed whether or not if it's an economic passenger. Air stewardess can improve basic English pronounciation of English is her / his second language."
Pros: "Quite journey"
Cons: "Front row with a toddler meant that we couldn't lift the armrests up and get her to lay down. She had to lie on the floor, but when we hit some turbulence, we had to wake her and sit her back up with us. The second part of the leg was much better as we were on a normal row seat"
Pros: "Crew was exceptional and in-flight entertainment options superb. Meals were well apportioned and delicious."
Cons: "Seats were a little narrow, especially the middle ones but to be expected when flying economy."
Pros: "Was not a pleasant flight"
Cons: "Basic onboard entertainment, even on business!Staff Could be more genuine!They handled the cabin baggage Like potato not helpful."
Pros: "Mi única incomodidad es que el vuelo iba repleto y fue imposible dormir en ese mínimo espacio de un asiento. Pero eso no es culpa de ellos, supongo..."
Pros: "I liked that it was empty and I could lie down."
Cons: "No entertainment"
Pros: "Everything was quite nice. The TV screens were working for all the seats! Though I did not give my meal preference earlier, they still accommodated my request. Doha airport is quite nice and modern. Crew was helpful."
Cons: "I wish Quatar had a direct flight between Chicago and Indian cities such as Delhi and Mumbai. I can understand that Doha is their hub, but such a flights would be really good for me as I always want to reduce my layovers. (I noticed that most travelers in my Delhi to Doha and Doha to Chicago flights were Indians, hence my request makes sense.)"
Pros: "The seat was comfortable. Snacks were good. Inflight entertainment was amazing. Boarding was smooth."
Cons: "Nothing it was perfect"
Cons: "The pilot take off, navigation in the air, and landing were horrible ."
Pros: "Crew was fantastic. Seats are narrow in space, but more comfortable than other airlines."
Cons: "Drink and snack service, but captain was concerned about "bumps""
Pros: "The crew was great!"
Cons: "I didn't get to continue the series I started watching on an earlier flight, as this plane had more limited options. We also waited on the tarmac an long time before take-off, waiting for a part to be delivered to our plane so we could take it to Indianapolis with us."
Pros: "Crew very helpful and accommodating."
Cons: "The flight was delayed almost an hour due to inclement weather in the originating city. The Delta personnel explained the situation and did all they could considering the circumstances."
Cons: "During this trip all my flights got delayed and I was told that I could not get a hotel room and had to pay for myself."
Pros: "the crew were amazing, very friendly, welcoming and attentive."
Pros: "I wanted to fly to Minneapolis. After the rain, water dripped from the ceiling."
Cons: "Pilot and flight attendants should better inform us. They should speak into the microphone more slowly and more comprehensibly so that foreigners can understand them."
Pros: "The flight landed early. Check-in staff were great."
Cons: "Boarding was a debacle. Flight was oversold. Passenger had trouble boarding when their group was called."
Cons: "Flight was delayed out of the gate from ATL. No one was available for at least 15 minutes to move the jetway to let us off the plane when we arrived in RDU."
Pros: "Almost 3 hours of delayed"
Pros: "Very smooth flight. On time take off and landing. Excellent in flight entertainment. Great crew."
Pros: "The plane left on time and arrived early."
Cons: "Horrible boarding experience. We were not offered a choice of seats when we checked in and had to wait at the gat"
Pros: "Crew was nice and funny"
Cons: "The free messaging WiFi didn’t work for me"
Cons: "I'd reserved seats in advance for both directions and was give seats farther back both directions when checking in at the airport."
Pros: "Crew was great as always. Friendly and professional"
Cons: "We had a delay that complicated our getting home but all ended up OK"
Cons: "The “newbies” were excited and loud, the main attendant was very.long.winded.every.single.time.she.spoke."
Pros: "VERY small plane and small narrow seats"
Cons: "Yes...not change my flight at the last minute and causing me to miss my connecting flight. Then making me reschedule my flight with only options that I now have (2) layover and then arrive in Korea another day later, that then caused me to miss my college orientation day!"
Pros: "The crew work well together."
Cons: "The boarding process was very inconsistent."
Pros: "The crew was fine, flight was completely full and they were very prompt in their service. The power outlets didn’t work. The lights were on, but when I plugged in they didn’t charge."
Cons: "Very uncomfortable. Seats very close together for a flight that lasts over 5 hours."
Pros: "It felt like it was over before it even started!"
Cons: "Everything. Flight got delayed, luggage was sent before i boarded the plane. Terrible service of Delta. Never again using Delta or going to Atlanta. Wasted two days already from my vacation..."
Pros: "I was given an upgrade to a exit row seat so I could stretch out which nice since this was a connection from Sydney so I’d been flying for 14 hours already. The entertainment was excellent and the inflight messaging was wonderful. The staff was friendly and helpful. And the biscoff cookies are amazing."
Cons: "The seats need a cushion."
Pros: "Boarding was on time and the process was efficient."
Cons: "The flight attendant could not serve coffee or tea due to "no potable water" onboard! The electric outlets at each of our first class seats were not functional, both the USB ports and the electric plugs did not work so we were not able to charge our phones during the flight. When I mentioned this to the flight attendant her response was that she had not received a report that the electric was not working. No other assistance was offered. There was very little legroom even though these were sold as first class seats. The plane was old and dirty, the armrests were sticky."
Pros: "People were great"
Cons: "Air vents and the side of aircraft felt like it was loose and falling off."
Pros: "Crew was lovely"
Cons: "CRJ-700 is too small. Only one bathroom & it was broken. Hour late to depart & no explanation given. Never turned off the seatbelt sign & we ended up on the plan for approx 2.5hrs for our 1hr flight."
Pros: "Long haul business class seat."
Cons: "Wheelchair service. Poor services at China airport. Connection flight is very small and seats are poor! They made pay to use the lounge at NY airport although my ticket is business class !!"
Pros: "Wow! One of the passengers on the plane looked exactly like Anne Coulter!!!"
Pros: "This trip into Merida was amazing from start to finish. Something was lost in translation with my handicap assistance in Atlanta, but the trip was lovely nonetheless."
Pros: "The plane wasn't cramped, the flight staff was helpful, and we got to our destination extremely quickly. And they gave us like two rounds of snacks which is unheard of on such short flights. Easily the best domestic flight I've ever taken."
Pros: "Nice flight attendant. The woman who checked in my dog and my bag was really nice too. On time, efficient, and clean."
Pros: "It was a great flight."
Pros: "The flight was good. It crashed zero times. I was pleased not to check my carry-on bags. They were attentive in calling for wheelchair assistance for me."
Cons: "Seats are consistently too small."
Pros: "Nice smooth flight"
Pros: "Nothing. Delta is the worst. Delta is awful. Don't fly Delta."
Cons: "I wouldn't know how our flight to Sioux Falls was. Delta left without us, after they made us late. We left DC late because of Delta's inefficient boarding process. We landed in Atlanta late. Our flight to Sioux Falls left early, without us. My pregnant wife and I made it to the gate 4 minutes before the scheduled departure and they told us the plane was already gone and there was no way for us to get on the plane. Our bags did make it to Sioux Falls, so my wife didn't have her prenatal vitamins, , we had no clean clothes and we were forced to spend the night in Atlanta. The saddest part of yet another terrible experience with Delta was that they offered us a "discounted" room at a terrible Howard Johnson for $72. I looked online and the same hotel was $65 to book on Kayak. So basically Delta was trying to scam us after they screwed us. Thanks Delta! Instead we paid $200+ to stay at an airport hotel. Every time I fly Delta I regret it, yet occasionally I get forced to take their awful airline to get somewhere I need to go. It never fails to add another bad Delta experience to my long list of failings from this SAD!!! airline."
Cons: "We were arbitrarily re-seated due to equipment changes, back and forth and lost our original seat selection even though we wound up on a plane with the original configuration. An international call wait of 1.5 hours was required to just get us back into the economy plus section that we had originally paid for, Amsterdam check-in was chaotic. In-plane staff was not at all helpful with our desire to get seats on the outside rows of our section."
Pros: "Pushed back early, short taxi, took off one minute after scheduled departure, smooth flight, landed a half hour before scheduled time."
Pros: "I was automatically upgraded."
Cons: "I was upgraded, which I appreciate very much. However, I was upgraded to a window seat. With my bladder situation it was comfortable. This is why I only book aile seats."
Pros: "Who could ask for more?"
Pros: "on time meet all my expectations"
Cons: "I believe it is time for WI-FI to be complimentary in flights. It is far too expensive and feels like price gaugiMh."
Cons: "Super delayed. Sat on runway for 2.5 hours"
Pros: "It was on time."
Cons: "The plane was dirty and there was a lot of trash around my seat."
Pros: "The stewards/stewardess were very helpful. The trip was very pleasant."
Cons: "Great customer service from all staff. Mannerisms, snacks, and safety precautions."
Pros: "We have been flying Delta more often lately. Great service, newer planes in and out of Alaska, and affordable first class tickets. Snack basket had chocolate bars..."
Cons: "Short 3 hour flight-no complaints"
Cons: "One crew member was running late. So we could not start boarding until she got there. Which created a chain reaction of events making the flight late. She was not a pilot. So why couldn't we begin boarding while waiting on her?"
Pros: "New and improved food options!"
Cons: "Boarding took more time than usual. They were able to accommodate less carry on baggage."
Pros: "Did not eat or use entertainment."
Pros: "On time, clean plane, friendly service."
Cons: "The plane flew at a low altitude, which felt odd, but I am not a pilot and while I fly a lot commercially, I know that this short hop over open water probably has reasons for not going up to 30,000 feet. The fligh was smooth and the discomfort was based only on my comparison of this flight to longer, trans-Atlantic flights."
Pros: "very attentive service and remarkably tasty food in first class"
Cons: "seat was tight. not much legroom and very claustrophobic when the person in front of me reclined his seat."
Pros: "Stewardesses were wery professional. Food was the best for economy class! Maybe if you combined chicken and pasta all together , it would jave been perfect."
Cons: "touch screen experience is way behind. Entertainment system is veeery slow. I had to wait over 20 secomds for movie title preview to load. Add trailers or preview for movies too."
Pros: "The chicken, potatos and spinach dish was the best. I like that they have you a pillow, cover, and headphones."
Cons: "At first the movies worked then they did a reset and my audio stopped working and they did another reset when I let an attendant know about it and it still didn't work. They never came back for me to let them know about the problem."
Cons: "They ran out of food choices for the people who sat in the back of the plane. I had preferred to eat chicken rather than pasta but the choice was not available anymore. The same happened with the breakfast sandwiches."
Pros: "The food was great."
Cons: "There isn't much leg room."
Pros: "Only slight turbulence. Flight was only 10 minutes late."
Cons: "The choice of games and movies. Space too cramped, and I am only 5' tall!!!"
Cons: "For a transatlantic flight, boarding was one mass stampede, seats were hard as a rock, tight, media "touch" screen had to be punched to work, worst selection of entertainment film & TV show options I can remember for an overseas flight"
Pros: "There were lots of out of the ordinary (read annoying) behavior. Of other passengers and the cabin crew responded patiently and professionally."
Cons: "Boarding did not proceed by rows as customary so boarding was a bit chaotic with everyone rushing to the gate. The reclining seats aee an issue. Although comfortable for the ones reclining they are uncomfortable and at times painful ( taller people) and makes watching the screen impossible when fully reclined."
Pros: "Food was good and flight was as scheduled with no changes."
Cons: "The Lufthansa folks at the terminal gate while boarding weren't friendly n approachable."
Pros: "Food/drink choices and portions were very generous on our long haul flight . Efficient boarding. Lots of entertainment options as well."
Pros: "Flight was grest"
Cons: "Very relaxing and smooth flight"
Pros: "I liked the entertainment options."
Cons: "I booked through Kiwi.com and they couldn't handle my special food request (kosher meal). Somehow it didn't reach Lufthanza at all. As a result I had nothing to eat during the entire transatlantic flight."
Pros: "Clean aircraft and fast service."
Cons: "Economy area flight Frankfurt - Boston 26th October. Tall, well dressed, middle aged Italian gentleman beside me on aisle seat talking on his phone from boarding until we started to accelerate for takeoff. I had to ask him to shut his phone off twice. Staff not looking out for phone use. Then he was receiving text as we landed in Boston and never even bothered to put on his seat belt. Again staff did not notice. I travel a lot and normally air crew notice these things. Booked to carry skis via the Lufthansa US call center and was told there was a special offer and they were free for US bound flights. This was great news as I had assumed I had to pay. On bag check-in the associate told me they had booked them as golf clubs not skis. She also did not agree skis were free and spent 15 minutes reading the details of the contract and talking with an associate. She was polite but firm about it and I had to pay Euro100 to get them checked in."
Pros: "I am memebr mike and more account"
Cons: "They inspired me to travel business class"
Pros: "Very good crew, very attentive, very comfortable seats in business and entertainment Flight left within 30 min of departure time and there was no turbulence"
Cons: "Food, I barely ate especially on Lagos Frankfurt leg. I evem believe that the fish that was served may have been slightly off !"
Cons: "the person sitting next to me, barefooted the whole flight with nasty toes"
Pros: "The Fight Attendants were very nice and tried to be soo helpful!"
Cons: "My daughter and I signed up for a vegetarian meal and it was beyone awful, completely inedible. No protein at all. The first meal was cornmeal mush, and the second was 3 pieces of stale bread with a few sliced cucumbers and strips of red bell pepper between some type of fake butter. Really? Lufthansa, you need to check out Delta's vegetarian meals, they are fantastic! Also, the sound didn't work on the TV, so for a NINE HOUR FLIGHT I could not watch any movies! This would be okay, if I had known ahead of time and prepared with something to do!"
Pros: "Entertainment had great variety, flight progress software showed great detail of surroundings and progress. 4 bathrooms provided for our area allowed good availability. Hot towels, metal silverware nice, and not available on competing airlines. Overhead compartments were roomy."
Cons: "Legroom marginal and seat ahead reclines too far, takes away all usable space for reading, etc."
Pros: "The food tasted really good and especially the bread was much more appealing than on our previous flight. The flight attendants were very efficient and attentive. I liked that they asked the person in front of me to put his seat up during the meal time. That helped me eat more comfortably. Entertainment options were extensive."
Cons: "Boarding was delayed and was tedious. It took forever because there was not an orderly line and just a jumble of people. We had to show our passports 3 different times between check in and boarding. People had put their passports away, then had to get them out again at the gate. That slowed everything down to a crawl. Our party was not accommodated when we asked for seats together. My husband and I were separated and we were separated from our kids. The ground crew did not seem to care. Take off was delayed, but the captain never told us why. The guy in front of me reclined his seat the whole time. I felt like a sardine in a can. So uncomfortable!"
Cons: "Flight attendants barely spoke English and didn't offer us a beverage for the flight. It was a small plane that was very loud and a small backpack barely fit under the plane. All in all, it took us 30 hours in airports and on airplanes to get to Riga, for one appointment."
Pros: "The crew was pleasant and efficient. Lufthansa is the best airline."
Pros: "Staff was exceptionally friendly and efficient. Aircraft was pleasant and clean. Seats are a bit uncomfortable in that they seemed to lack cushion comfort but space was OK for economy class. I will highly recommend your airline to others. Thank you!"
Cons: "Food quality was not good."
Pros: "Custom in Chicago was the fastest I experienced for a long time."
Cons: "Food was questionable."
Pros: "Clean, good pilots and quick"
Cons: "Flight attendants rushed' us after food too have a drink or a cup of coffee and after 4 hours brot the water or a drink... I felt very thirsty on the hole flight... Smallest sizes ever on drinks... I don't mind paying extra for a good quality service, and I'm flying only with you guys, but that was like a bad experience..."
Pros: "Entertainment was good. Food is above average on economy, free wine and beer."
Cons: "Star Alliance Premier members cannot get a Premium Economy without paying."
Pros: "The service was excellent! ALL staff, great! Food, very good. Only complaint is too many people, 1 smaller planes would have been better."
Pros: "The service and food were great, flight was on time."
Cons: "The TV didn't work very well, it took me 20 minutes to get the movie to play."
Pros: "The flight attendants were WONDERFUL . Extremely patient. Baileys in my coffee was a nice touch!"
Cons: "overcrowded -surrounded by families with children-small seats, large person next to me. A bit claustrophobic."
Pros: "Flight was on schedule. Was lucky to get a empty seat next to me so plenty of room. Glad they provided the requested specialty meal."
Cons: "Boarding occurred an mass. No order what so ever so long lines getting to the plane and in the plane. The head phone jack was for a two prong headphone so it forced you to use the headphone they provided or only hear from one ear."
Pros: "The staff was so prompt and friendly, the food was the best airplane food I've ever had, and the entertainment options were great!"
Cons: "cramped leg space"
Pros: "Entertainet options were very good and very diverse."
Cons: "For an international flight the plane was quite tight in terms if leg room and aisle space."
Pros: "Thankfully the departure gate was directly on the other side of passport control in Frankfurt. The flight was perfect and smooth, although after boarding we had to sit on the runway for awhile, and left late. The crew were highly attentive, helpful, polite, and kept water and juice circulating between hot meals. I enjoyed the movies I was able to watch and my seat was comfortable. Excellent service in Economy Class!!"
Cons: "At times I felt too cold, despite the blanket."
Pros: "The plane was incredible,the comfort,service,food was outstanding!I have been flying with many airlines over many years but this was amazing!!!Thank you,Lufthansa!"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Frequent food and beverage service, plus 2 hot towel offerings."
Cons: "My headphones stopped working 1 hour into the flight, so I just watched movies with subtitles. No air vents, so it was really warm. I'm only 5'2" and felt really cramped in the seats."
Pros: "The UAL 747 was not a spring chicken anymore, looking a bit tired and faded, but the flight was uneventful and safe. The usual crying babies (WHY do parents feel the need to bring infants on board when the babies are unhappy and have no idea what's going on?!?) and customers with pneumonia (or maybe SARS or Ebola???) that you'll find on most full aircraft. I survived the earsplitting crying and the contagious coughs unscathed, so I'm satisfied with the flight."
Cons: "Crying babies, contagious respiratory diseases (standard for flights these days), aging aircraft."
Pros: "Inflight entertainment was excellent, the food and service was excellent, no complaints except for legroom."
Cons: "I'm a pretty tall guy. Legroom was an issue if you are over 6 ft tall. The trey's / tables can't fully extend making it hard to use for eating."
Pros: "Consistency of service, even for economy class. On time departure. Early arrival, Teutonic punctuality. Well maintained aircraft. Super flight crew. Seemed friendlier than typical US carriers transcontinental service. Perhaps it was the free wine and beer, but seems as if everyone was relaxed and enjoyed the flight."
Cons: "Boarding was a little out of my normal sequence and the PA announcements were not so clear. All sorted it self out after a spell."
Pros: "Service was good. In flight selection of movies, music, tv etc was good. Flight camera was cool"
Cons: "My economy seat was right in front of the emergency exit which had a plastic or metal blockage behind my seat. I could not fully recline which made the trip a little more uncomfortable, especially since the traveler in front of my reclined all the way."
Cons: "The crew was ignorant and I did not recieve a meal after asking numerous times."
Pros: "Both flights were equally wonderful"
Pros: "It was a nice, efficient flight"
Cons: "Guy at exchange should have said - All Lufthansa connections this way that way if a gate change had iccurred one didn't have to go thru security again..."
Pros: "Great entertainment options"
Cons: "Did they really have to collect headsets a full 30 minutes before we landed? I was right in the middle of a movie. Next time I'll just hide it."
Cons: "The food was really disappointing... First time flying on lufthansa. Heard a lot of good things about it. Flight was ok overll but rather disappointing compared to what i heard"
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "Wifi barely useable, and in fact not useable over North Atlantic; food was just eatable, didn't include salt or pepper, probably because it was already too salty, came is a soup of barbecue sauce. Entertainment choices were limitless and yet BORiNG! Live tv video quality was appalling, I would have said VHS quality, maybe not that good and only sporadically worked"
Pros: "Lufthansa was very professional, in terms of their crews, procedures, and condition of the aircraft."
Cons: "I bought an aisle seat in the center section near the back of the plane because the diagram of the plane's seating area showed an empty space in front of the row I picked. On the actual plane, it was simply a normal row, with no extra space in front of it. Going to register complaint with Lufthansa and seek refund of seat cost."
Pros: "crew is an absolute plus- stands out from most any other airline"
Pros: "The seats were reasonable for the long flight The crew was very friendly and helpful The food was good for me (I'm vegetarian and had not asked for a special meal but the curry calcone was great The video system and range of films and shows was great"
Cons: "The boarding process was a little random but in the end worked out OK."
Pros: "Helpful crew"
Cons: "United operates old planes between Washington Dulles and German destinations."
Cons: "had a very hard time with movie selection. I usually do not. I asked flight attendant three times for help. He was very brusque with me and did not take time to help me. Very disappointing. I finally gave up. Also somehow got overlooked for last food. Called flight attendant who said maybe I was sleeping but I was not. There was only one box of food left and it was horrible. My flight was on Lufthsnsa but last flight was on Air Alliance. Service was definitely way below Lufthansa's usual standard. I don't like being switched from one airline to another without my permission."
Pros: "Yes, Very good"
Cons: "KLM lost my suitcase and did not deliver it until three days later... They refused to compensate me for having delivered the bag with broken articles inside (A pair of Rayban Wayfarers!)"
Cons: "Wifi on klm"
Cons: "When a bought my ticket, I had asked in the office about WiFi. They told me that you have WiFi on the plane. I had checked this information on KLM.com and saw the same, that you have WiFi. This was the reason, why a chose KLM! Then I tried to connected on board but I couldn’t! WiFi was not available. Crew told me that they don’t know anything about it! I was disappointed and angry."
Pros: "Decent price for economy comfort seat, 4A."
Cons: "The flight was delayed about 80 minutes and they did not informed until when I got to the Airport. I could have stayed more at home instead of the terminal. They have also changed the boarding gate.."
Pros: "The crews were pretty great!"
Cons: "The regulating of the temperature."
Cons: "Seats in economy section are very close together . There is not enough room for knees...especially for such a long trip."
Pros: "Customer care was super supportive"
Cons: "Inflight sandwiches"
Pros: "The crew were excellent and seats were comfy."
Cons: "Headphones for the entertainment centre.could have been better. Sound quality not great."
Cons: "Flight got cancelled"
Pros: "The crew was pleasant"
Cons: "Baggage checkin & flight boarding was slow & disorganized."
Pros: "Reasonable space in economy class seats"
Cons: "Staff hurrying us up 40 minutes before departing and threatening to take our bags out of the plane in case we didn’t board then. I had to leave my coffee and run."
Pros: "Pleasant flight"
Cons: "We were delayed & missed our connection"
Pros: "Good for both."
Cons: "Bigger seats."
Pros: "The crew was attentive and the seat at economy comfort was comfortable at the “ok” level. It needs much mor3 to be super comfortable. The plug for the headphones was a mess! It was NOT possible to watch a movie and hear the sound too! I gave up! Not a great offering for the extra dollars..."
Cons: "So many things! Starting with the way assistance in the airport is offered to travellers with mobility issues! This is an important issue that needs to be revisited and changes for better service to be made!"
Cons: "Lost a single baggage item, a car seat. Critical for us to leave the airport, and delayed us for over an hour upon arrival. Gave us a loaner car seat that barely fit our child."
Pros: "Helpful and kind crew"
Cons: "I wish there was WiFi"
Pros: "Crew were great, food, entertainment, seat and everything else was great as well."
Pros: "Friendly staff, great service on board. Way better value and service compared to the tacky Irish competition flying the route. Delta all the way"
Pros: "Entertainment options."
Cons: "Service was poor, seat did not recline, and the food was terrible."
Pros: "Crew was in a festive mood, the meal was unexpectedly delicious"
Cons: "Seats ok, but could be more comfy"
Cons: "Flight canceled, poor communication from the airline to the passengers. Møre than 5 hrs delay"
Cons: "None of our 4 checked bags arrived with us. This was despite ample connection time (2+ hours) in Amsterdam."
Pros: "Short flight and being able to escape from drunk belligerent Passenger on previous flight"
Pros: "Employees were very friendly"
Cons: "The seats were very small"
Cons: "Our lougage did not arrive"
Pros: "Easy flight; loved the crew and their friendly customer service. Great food, kept everyone hydrated and fed."
Cons: "The movie options, as well as music and TV options were limited. There were no electrical outlets."
Cons: "Didn’t happen."
Pros: "Sound was broken on my TV set!"
Cons: "Called stewardess twice to assist. No response!"
Pros: "He missed it due to having a 32 minute layover, which he ran all the way to board."
Cons: "he had no choice but to look at the closed door of his flight, and wait an additional 7 hours and they didn't even give him a voucher for food. I'm his mother, I'm currently visiting family in Scotland, so couldn't help him much. I'm pretty disgusting and disappointed by the whole experience."
Cons: "Delay can occur sometimes but it wiuld be better to be explained its reason and the estimated time for boarding. The customer service at CDG airport was the worst ever and all people standing boarding desk were useless without any mind what they are doing."
Pros: "On both of my flights to New York City, I was amazed at how friendly and helpful the flight attendants were to the passengers. On my short flight from Basel to Amsterdam, a young French speaking girl was concerned about how to manage getting to her next gate. The flight attendants talked to her and arranged for someone to take her there. On my longer flight from Amsterdam to New York City, there was a customer who was in distress about missing a previous flight and not making it to her connecting flight in New York. One of the flight attendants reassured her until she stopped crying and calmed down. That same flight attendant was always so positive and cheerful in all she did. The rest of the crew was top notch. This was my best experience flying in such a long time. Well done, KLM crews of flights 1984 and 0645 on July 10!"
Pros: "Good information and helpfil boarding."
Cons: "Has to wait in confined area fir nearly 2 hrs before boarding. No restroom or refreshments within that area."
Cons: "Please Endeavour to put the expiration date on the food served in the flight."
Cons: "Missing wheel chairs swrvice lounge far away no food option just lame klm tipique"
Pros: "The staff the facilities the food all ******. Will definetly look forward to choose both delta and KLM"
Cons: "Boarding was a free for all. The travelers did not pay attention to the priorities."
Pros: "Very friendly crew"
Pros: "My bagage broke"
Cons: "I paid extra fee for extra bagage which was tv and i paid insurance my tv broke and no one responces for it"
Pros: "Entertainment was good, and crew was very nice and accommodating. Flight was very comfortable and smooth."
Cons: "The food was okay, not that great."
Pros: "Eveything is well arranged"
Pros: "Of the multiple international airlines I recently flew with, I would have to say KLM was by far the best. Relaxing atmosphere, comfortable seating, great in-flight entertainment, although I have the go-go in-flight data/entertainment plan with t-mobile (highly recommended), the flight included a decent selection of movies, television programs, etc. The food far exceeded typical "airline quality," even for an international flight - and included a fabulous little snack box with locally sourced gourmet and specialty items such as chocolate from Belgium, fine cheeses from France, and crackers from England. Drinks = gratis, and crew was exceptionally attentive and went out of their way to make flight as pleasant as possible."
Pros: "Timing & efficiency. Good food though only a sandwich."
Cons: "Nothing. Could say there was no entertainment but I didn't want entertainment on such a short flight"
Pros: "I was upgraded to Buisness so, no complaints"
Cons: "No Marlboro light cigarettes on the duty free shopping cart"
Pros: "Flight was efficient enough and staff were friendly."
Cons: "It was delayed quite a bit and more on-time updates would have been appeciated."
Pros: "quick boarding, responsive Airline stewardess, very polite."
Cons: "temperature control was not good, service was fine, seats were not comfortable. plane need to be cleaner."
Pros: "Comfortable flight to Amsterdam for vacation in UK. More meals than expected. Also wasn't expecting some of the comforts offered to "regular" class seats like eye masks, ear plugs, pillows and blankets. It was an overnight flight, so maybe that should have been expected, but I don't think we had those 4 years ago when traveling overseas."
Cons: "Nothing. This is filler text to meet min characters."
Cons: "Very slow service. I wanted to by several goods from duty free. But crew served only first 20 rows of aircraft."
Pros: "Newer plane. Dimming windows, upgraded bathroom. Flight crew very pleasant."
Cons: "Boarding wasn't announced. Limited in flight movie selection. Food was average. Same dessert for both meals served."
Pros: "Leg room. Smiles of the cabin crew."
Cons: "Not enough selection of Electronic Dance Music. Lol!"
Pros: "The entertainment program was exceptional."
Cons: "The crew wasn't very friendly and gave the impression they were tired of their jobs. The afternoon 'snack' pizza disguised as a hot-pocket in a small box was served 40 minutes before landing. This snack wasn't enough and wa served far too late for a flight that lasted 11 hours."
Pros: "Excellent Service"
Cons: "More recent movies"
Cons: "The chairs could be better in economy"
Pros: "Nice crew"
Cons: "Be on time 2.3/4 hour delayed no weather issues or mechanical"
Cons: "On line booked ticket in wrong name and they would not change or refund"
Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "Side seats suck"
Cons: "Extra food."
Cons: "May be legg more room, either I gain way or the seat are smaller. But I got home safe, so I will use you again."
Pros: "Great service from crew!"
Cons: "Satisfied all around..."
Pros: "Good overall service level of AA"
Cons: "USB-, and Audio plugs are misplaced in the AA Premium Economy seats. Acrobatic skills required to connect/disconnect devices"
Pros: "Not much to like. When do we get bicycle seats that require us to pedal the airplane?"
Cons: "Baggage showed up on the wrong carousel. Baggage staff very rude. Manager was perfect but no way to update the display when things get screwed up. I think they can afford more staff. Bags delivered the next day while some folks had to wait two days."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "No wifi"
Cons: "They charged EUR 50 for the 1st bag of luggage on an international flight. I never heard this before."
Pros: "Entertainment was good, meals were served, flight was on time."
Cons: "Did not know that we did not fly with British Airlines (as I had printed out before my first flight to Germany) was replaced with American Airlines. I lost valuable time at the airport and almost missed the flight. Chaotic and unexpected baggage problems before boarding to Dallas: the board luggage, same as we had on the way over, was not accepted and had to be checked in. Problem since we had to move laptop, etc. before the actual boarding. Attendants not as professional as they should be. Also seats were changed -- I was not able to sit with my daughter who regularly gets travel sickness. Overall not a good experience. But the worst: changing airlines and not being informed!!!!"
Pros: "Easy boarding"
Cons: "Tight seats, poor food, rude flight staff. Doesn’t anyone at American Airlines smile. Don’t they understand that we can choose to fly with an airline that has friendly crew"
Pros: "Great classical music selection, great entertainment program. Unfortunately, not working for all, system was re booted but didn't work for all but for me"
Cons: "The special meal I requested was not available"
Pros: "The person I sat next to was kind, as was the crew."
Cons: "The seats in economy are too close to the row in front and too narrow. You can barely move. Its claustrophobic, even for a person not prone to it. I had to upgrade my seat to avoid this as I was in those horrid seats on the trip over. Crew from the late arriving flight should have announced the connecting flight delay well before landing at DFW. The flight should have been held for 20 minutes, as it appeared that the majority of the passengers affected were able to clear customs and arrive at the gate in time."
Pros: "Flight was on time"
Cons: "Seat width, height, pitch and aisle width were absolute minimum. Very uncomfortable !!!"
Cons: "Seats were too narrow and distance between sets is too small"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Not a thing"
Cons: "I wish these airlines would remember that people on the place are PEOPLE. After multiple delays, including one where we sat on a hot plane for over an hour, they did very little to make us comfortable. There's a reason why AA sits right next to United in terms of poor customer experiences"
Pros: "The precision of bookings thru airlines were right on the spot.."
Cons: "The long lay over.."
Pros: "Most everything was great"
Cons: "When you have an isle seat, it is very difficult to sleep when you get bumped by the flight attendants every time they pass you. Understanding that there is limited space, just giving feedback"
Pros: "Extra coffee/tea available outside of the standard food times."
Pros: "The plane and crew were good."
Cons: "The adult movie selection was not interesting. I ended up watching a children's Disney movie that proved to be more entertaining. What caused my discomfort during the flight was not due to British Airways or American Airlines, but rather was a problem at the Frankfurt terminal. I could not take a bottle of water thru the security check and there was no water fountain after the security check. I have a lot of food sensitivities and cannot drink bottled water. It was only at the end of the flight when I was desperate for water that I discovered I could get some tap water from a flight attendant."
Pros: "Friendly service, smooth flight and quick boarding time."
Cons: "All good!"
Pros: "Plenty of entertainment."
Cons: "It’s just a long flight there’s no way to change that."
Pros: "Plane was lightly booked so plenty of room to sit and storage space."
Cons: "Plane left FRA 25 min late and occured more delay during flight. Came into DFW with 50 min delay and had to go through TSA again for connecting flight - why? So missed the connecting flight to LAX and had to get rebooked."
Cons: "seats should be priced based on passengers' weight."
Pros: "Very punctual; courteous crew. Ver smooth ride"
Cons: "Nothing. It was excellent."
Pros: "Awesome service"
Pros: "Like the 777-200. Not bad seating for coach."
Cons: "Delay and boarding in Germany we had to ride a bus out to the plane"
Cons: "We waited at the gate in Frankfurt once the plane was loaded for 40 minutes for the aircraft to get pushed back from the jetway . Waited another 25 minutes in Dallas for an operator to place the jetway to the aircraft. One of the stewardess we had was really rude."
Cons: "The electronic screen that shows movies etc. needs to be updated. Some of the functions did not work and those that did work were very difficult to get to work well. Disappointing. Obsolete technology."
Pros: "Flight was quick, seamless, on-time, and comfortable. WiFi available. Arrived 10 minutes early. Recommend the shuttle because if you don't get one flight, they'll get you on the next. These days, the shuttle is more dependable than Amtrak."
Cons: "Would appreciate a USB port or an outlet."
Cons: "Entertainment screen did not work which affected 6 passengers, rows 34 and 35. Flight attendants kept saying there was nothing they could do. They didn't return to give us an update. We had to ask three times to different attendants."
Cons: "Lost our bag in LAX"
Cons: "Our flight was about 50 minutes late in boarding. American should have announced why it was late and an approximate time"
Cons: "Frankfurt was rebooked by AA to PHL connecting to LGA. LGA leg was cancelled. They wanted us to take a flight to LGA the next day. We got ticketed to DCA connecting to LGA same day. Finally arrived home after 18 hours of travel. NOT HAPPY. We don't blame AA for weather cancellation but it was not an easy trip home."
Cons: "They had the wrong flight times which made my connection impossible so they had to book a later flight for my wife and I, Did not get the seats we paid for and initially did not have us even sitting together until we insisted."
Pros: "Staff was extremeley courtous, helpful and pleasant."
Cons: "Archiac entertainment system. The plane has not been upgraded for what seems like at least a couple of decades."
Pros: "Everything was new, lots of leg room, everyone was nice"
Cons: "The grill cheese didn't taste like grill cheese. It wasn't filling. Grill cheese, never again."
Pros: "Nothing: worst flight !"
Cons: "Entertainment was awful due to very old screens and a central streaming system that would not allow me to watch the movies I want when I want them. The food was not tasty at all and they served really hard and frozen ice cream as snack which was an awful choice considering how cold the plane was."
Pros: "Flight attendants were very nice, food was adequate."
Cons: "Boarding, not their fault but I was selected for extra security! Took me to a separate area, made me take off my shoes, pulled out the insoles, emptied my bags....and then left everything out for me to rearrange."
Pros: "Thomas of the crew gave incredible service."
Cons: "Both to and from the seat didn't fully function and both ways the entertainment system broke down"
Cons: "Live Tv CNN did not work"
Cons: "I had reserved seats 31A and 15C for my flights 1561 and 6779, goinf Frankfurt to Dallas, and Dallas to San Jose. The charge for reserving seats was $182.03. Instead, I was put in mid-row seats 42D and 24E, on both flights. No notification or explanations from American Airlines or Kayak, and no refund...yet. Any comments?"
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