The flight was ok in general. The main problem is that Schiphol airport in Amsterdam is a mess in terms of having a smooth connection and layover. I had 2 hours to make the connection and almost missed the flight to Lisbon. I would NOT recommend at all The use of KLM and Amsterdam as a hub to any other city. Not at this time of caos.
Overbooked flight of airBaltic, tow hours of delay
Pros: "Staff were polite"
Cons: "The seating space is horrendous, I am 5 ft 8 and felt like I was sitting with my knees at my chest, horrible horrible seating"
Pros: "The best airline ever! Super friendly crew and staff, great customer service and nice planes. Love KLM!"
Pros: "Very nice airplane and pleasant crew"
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: "15 years ago I told myself not to fly Delta anymore. But these 2 flights Detroit to Amsterdam and back changed my mind. I enjoyed the flight very much and I'm looking forward to the next one."
Cons: "A little bit chaotic when they loaded two planes at the same time in a very tight space in Amsterdsm but this was most likey an airport soecific design issue and not a KLM issue. The flight was as good as can be expected fir an international flight. The staff was great"
Pros: "Fast boarding"
Cons: "Slow in refuelling, got us delayed for 40-"
Pros: "very nice crew"
Cons: "my bagfage was lost"
Pros: "Very professional"
Cons: "Lost luggage"
Cons: "The flight was a bit delayed, but the airline handled it incredibly well. I was put up in a great hotel with good free food and caught another flight the next morning."
Pros: "Crew was helpful and food was very good"
Cons: "There was no entertainment on the flight from Vancouver to Amsterdam and this on top of a two hour delay in taking off which led us to have to literally run to our gate in Amsterdam to make the connection to Mumbai"
Pros: "Seat was uncomfortable. There was nothing to like. In past I have traveled by KLM but this time it was worst."
Cons: "No proper food service. Even to the passenger of Amsterdam no dinner was served. No inflight service. It looks like domestic flight. I will think twice to travel by KLM. The check-in staff at counter was absolutely arrogant. Staff ar boarding gate was nice."
Cons: "They left my bag off the plane. Ridiculous."
Cons: "Flight on time would have been good when you have a late evening arrival. Long wait for luggage at Birmingham airport."
Pros: "Crew was pleasant but not attentive to detail. Bypassed is completely for snack and drink towards end of 9 hour flight!"
Cons: "Pay attention to passengers."
Pros: "Like the overall KLM experience"
Cons: "Food could have had better quality and the stewardess served it all at once versus in the various courses."
Pros: "Helpful and kind crew"
Cons: "I wish there was WiFi"
Pros: "The service"
Cons: "The food."
Pros: "Crew was in a festive mood, the meal was unexpectedly delicious"
Cons: "Seats ok, but could be more comfy"
Pros: "Very personable staff. Food acceptable for airline fare. Ticket price was outstanding."
Cons: "Paid for extra legroom, but very narrow seats not comfortable. Very difficult to sleep. Old plane--could not hear movies and unclear screen. Music sounded OK and choice was good."
Cons: "My suitcase didn't come with the airline."
Pros: "Staff very pleasant"
Cons: "Evening snack was not the greatest breakfast was pretty food"
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: "You are almost always late!"
Pros: "Great on board service from a very professional crew."
Cons: "Can't think of a thing."
Pros: "Sound was broken on my TV set!"
Cons: "Called stewardess twice to assist. No response!"
Pros: "We got a meal for a 1h flight only"
Cons: "No entertainment but normal for this type of flight"
Cons: "Amesterdam airport employee was really rude"
Cons: "No proper info regarding cancellation. Staff was unfriendly and abruptly responded to passengers."
Pros: "Short-hop flight, fit for purpose."
Pros: "From pre-boarding, to boarding, to the food, and the attentiveness, everything was top notch! The cleanliness of the plane was only topped by the friendliness of the crew."
Cons: "The flight was marked at almost 11hrs but ended up being only 9...not a negative other than it meant not spending as much time on board!"
Cons: "suitcase didn't turn up, although connection was quite tight"
Pros: "I really like the spaciousness, the plug ins and general service"
Cons: "I have a dairy allergy but had no option to prepurchase a dairy free meal. It made for a very unenjoyable flight as I couldn't eat anything they had. What was worse was after I told them of my situation they said they understood and had a meal that would do but there was cheese, yogurt, milk chocolate, etc."
Pros: "Everytime she passed she was hitting me or I had to hold my drink so that she wouldn't knock it off"
Cons: "The fact that there are different airline carriers for one flight is hard. In my second flight they made me check a bag which was considered a carry on during my first flight"
Pros: "Excellent service and comfortable flight"
Cons: "Flight delay roughly an hour"
Pros: "KLM food and service are great"
Cons: "Nothing. Great flight"
Cons: "the pilot gave us a hard landing in Jamaica"
Cons: "No delay. Seats were horribly uncomfortable."
Cons: "On time and a little early"
Pros: "Smooth flight"
Cons: "If there were no delays"
Cons: "It's a long time in an ever smaller seat"
Cons: "Weather delay 5 hours"
Pros: "Crew was very nice and professional."
Cons: "Plane was very hot and cramped."
Pros: "The crew was great!"
Cons: "American has had maintenance delay nightmares all week. Including this flight, where we switched gates and still was delayed significantly."
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Pros: "Seat was good."
Cons: "Paid extra for free booze, but they didn’t serve booze, except to first class of course. Saying the flight was so quick, they weren’t even getting it out."
Pros: "The entertainment was excellent"
Cons: "Traveling overall was stressing. Due to long line. And not enough space"
Pros: "The crew was extremely friendly"
Cons: "Boarding time. It took forever"
Cons: "Better seat cushions! There is not much padding & the seats get really hard."
Pros: "Crew was amazing"
Cons: "The hardest thing about any air travel is cramp seats in coach. That being said, AA makes the best of your cramp quarters with free online movies and television, and a power outlet for your cell on the headrest in front of you, which is so convenient and makes up for the tight seating!"
Cons: "AA has a tendency of delaying flights."
Pros: "Friendly, comfortable, and ON-TIME!!"
Pros: "Clean and comfortable main cabin."
Cons: "Lead flight attendant too casual. Didn’t wear jacket, didn’t even know he was a member of the crew until he walked the aisles mid flight. Wore Bluetooth headset around his neck. Inflight WiFi entertainment didn’t work at all. Internet (AA.com) seemed to function."
Pros: "Loved the interactive headrest system. Games, movies and more. Kept me so busy that the trip seemed like minutes instead of hours. Very comfortable seats!!"
Cons: "Tight squeeze down the aisle and heaven forbid you drop something while seated because you pretty much had to put your head on you neighbors lap to get it."
Cons: "The flight was delayed 40 minutes but then they intentionally lied to the passenger's and boarded the airport to tell them they will be moving away from the gate and park for 1.5 hours. Sneakly little unethical you know what ."
Pros: "Offered a seat in the exit row at the gate. Accepted it, of course. Duh."
Cons: "Boarding was very slow with so many passengers wanting to carry on all their earthly belongings. I was unaffected as I had checked my bag at the gate, but for some there was no room at all. Some early boarders were allowed to exceed the one-bag in the overhead rules."
Cons: "Delayed more than once missed connecting flight and didn’t put me up in a hotel for the night"
Pros: "The plane was nice and clean. Boarding went well and staff nice on boarding. Service was smooth though food not great but then it is airplane food. The morning continental food was nicely packaged and good."
Cons: "The plane boarded and left gate a little late but had a maintenance issue with one of its doors so plane had to return to gate. We finally got off the ground almost three hours late but staff tried to be as helpful as possible though they didn’t know much. It was good the passengers seemed fairly patient and accepting. The horror was at the airport in Venice where it took over two hours in very long line just to get through passport check."
Pros: "Entertainment offered several options to choose from"
Cons: "Food, only one beverage was offered"
Cons: "Delay and bumpy landing"
Pros: "Boarding was easy, flight attendants very accommodating. Pilots made up flight time and arrived early, in spite of late departure."
Cons: "Leg room! Seems American has less space between seats and seemingly narrower seats than other airlines."
Cons: "Flight got canceled for over a week."
Pros: "new plane, on time"
Cons: "Somewhat bumpy landing if I'm being picky..."
Pros: "Arriving on time for the next connection"
Pros: "I like to party. But besides that, I like flying with my instruments and not having to gate check them. Yay!"
Cons: "I didn’t like the way the employees were so friendly! It was not fair. I wanted to be angry and my opportunity was taken from me!"
Cons: "There was a 3 hour flight delay in JFK but to be honest there is a lot to do in the airport and Nice bars and shops next to the gate so I was occupied. Annoying for family picking me up in Scotland however."
Cons: "American Airlines is always late"
Pros: "Liked how good he crew was"
Cons: "How late the take off was and boarding and landing an hour later then expected"
Pros: "Flight was great. Landed a few mins early"
Cons: "Not much selection of snacks. No tv"
Pros: "Online check in scanning my phone and having my seat already picked out. Informative while on the flight and great spacing. Also like to know that there still is free carry ons allowed."
Cons: "It was delayed because of late or no show flight attendants. Thankfully two women who just got done offered to do the flight, so our flight wasn't cancelled."
Cons: "I've boycott A.A. for 15 years now. The only reason I flew is because I didn't have a choice with my connection flight. They still suck.!"
Pros: "the wntertainment worked."
Cons: "This is one of the worst flights I've been on in a long time. When I arrived to the airport they had not assigned me a seat and did so at the gate. I was in the worst sear on the plane. Very last seat on the plane by the lavatories and newr the flight attendants station. The flight attendants talked very loudly the entire flight. so loud I woke up and needed to watch a movie to drown them out. i wdoubt I will be back on American any time soon."
Pros: "Terri was very attentive."
Pros: "The flight was cancelled. There was not pilot"
Cons: "They could've fed us or least gave us more drinks when we were rerouted and stick in the Norfolk airport for hours."
Cons: "The flight was delayed 2hrs when we landed had to wait on tarmac for 30 mins to get to gate"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 2 hours and another hour once we boarded. Traveled with small infant and no priority boarding or early access, even though flying alone. Charged for any checked bags"
Pros: "No delays except for weather."
Cons: "the flight did not have charging areas on the plane for phones for the regular seating. also, the seating was much tighter and our arm rest was not functioning. On all the planes going to our destination the accommodations were much different."
Pros: "Everything was really good"
Pros: "That I finally arrived and got off the plane"
Cons: "The flight was delayed for three hours, we landed and sat in the plane for another hour to wait for a gate to open up. After apparently being hbaged three times. Terrible experience"
We were notified about departure delay more than 24 hours in advance. Much appreciated
My knees were in the seat in front of me. And then when the seat was laid back, my knees were jammed. I couldn’t even sit in my seat upright at the top bc there wasn’t enough shoulder room with the couple next to me and myself. A bit more room or accommodations for someone that is crammed in. Also, the hour and 15 mins of the flight, a child screamed and the mother did nothing. It would be nice if something would have been said instead of making everyone listen to this kid scream for over an hour.
The flight was great but the food was beyond bad. Also no one around to ask for a drink after the cabin lights were turned off. However it was on time and even landed a little early in Madrid.
The flight departure was over 2 hours late, The crew who were working late appeared to be tired before they started and the normal level of service wasn’t there, sanitising wipes weren’t offered upon entry to the plane one drinks run was completed where I was give a warm beer, we weren’t offered a drink with our meal and no further drinks were offered before breakfast which we missed. It’s tough I’m sure the staff were struggling due to the late departure, it was all compounded by issue at Heathrow with a further delay leading to the flight landing 2 hours 45 minutes late causing missed prebooked trains.
Great flight with great cabin crew
I got warned not to use BA anymore and that the standards had really slipped. From check in and waiting 2 and a half hours to drop our bags off. To the miserable flight staff who didn’t want to do anything or bring drinks (anything) and god awful food (genuinely disgusting) I would never fly with BA again and would advise all other travelers to go with any other provider
Flight delayed twice, which resulted in us missing our connection to Edinburgh. BA not interested in trying to get us home.
Everything was delayed a bit. Gate announcement delayed. Boarding to buses took so long, due to additional security measures (was it really necessary? We all have passed through security gates).
Will never Book anything with kayak Again I was denied to board the flight and call both British Airways and kayak both didn't help and told my money is gone and will not get a reschedule flight or my money back I have to repurchase an emergency ticket today with delta and was able to board the flight with no issues now I need a refund. I will advise everybody to Stay away from Kayak and British Airways and American Airlines they messed up my trip and cost unexpected $2500 that I didn't have it in my budget
Pros: "Everyone on the crew was very friendly, even for a short flight."
Cons: "Kayak.com overwrote the passenger name with an incorrect name. Neither Kayak.com or lastminute.com could correct this which resulted in me losing approx. £600 and taking the issue to the small claims court."
Pros: "The flight, food, drinks and comfort was good"
Cons: "When I checked in they did not have a record of us prepaying for our checked bag and wanted to see a receipt for our payment. We did not have the receipt with us, we had all the other documentation so the only way to get on the flight was to pay again for the checked bag. I found the receipt later"
Pros: "Quick boarding as we arrived towards the end and off quickly because we were seated at the back of pane. Crew were very friendly and flight was very swift."
Cons: "Food and drink was good but quite expensive"
Pros: "Good Crew, Good Flight"
Cons: "better movie/entertainment selections"
Pros: "The crew was very helpful in adjusting my flights. The lack of information on passport policies from kayak have made me disappointed on this company and I will not be using it or recommending it in the future. I had to spent over 300$ in hotels and gas to get to Miami to obtain a new passport."
Cons: "The booking services that kayak offered were not helpful at all. When I booked my flights to Spain the website should have alerted me that I needed a passport with an expiration date of over 3 months. Kayak should have information on travel policies to the countries they offered flights to."
Cons: "The breakfast croissant filling was disgusting!"
Pros: "That we landed safe, there was a good choice of movies."
Cons: "The seats on our return leg were much more cramped & did not have as much legroom as the outbound flight. There were no meals available for me that did not contain cheese. There were not sufficient choices of spirits & we were only offed a drink once in the flight. I have flown with BA for 30 years now. This was absolutley the worst flight I have been on."
Pros: "There was a guy snoring before we even took off in the air and the cabin crew told him it waa disturbing some passengers and I was so grateful for that!"
Cons: "I missed the food trolly when I went to the loo because the journey only took an hour!"
Cons: "I am a student and my first time to aberdeen. Lost my bagage .. in otherwords did not receive it!!"
Pros: "The flight was smooth, food good and staff OK"
Cons: "Boarding experience total Chaos. Late departure for no good reason, watched our plane at the gate being prepared for over an hour, we finally took off but missed our connection and therefore missed our Cruise Ship departure. We were put up in a hotel but upon landing in Rome, we opted to wait at the airport in lieu of the second hotel because of the timing as we had to catch a 6 a.m. train to get to Livorno to meet the Ship, it's first stop. Up for 36 hrs as we got little sleep, and were very tired."
Pros: "Crew were awesome, plane was clean and entertainment and food were good."
Cons: "My seat was a little uncomfortable, my mid and lower back had very thin cushioning and I felt the knees of the person behind me in my back throughout the flight."
Cons: "Late departure caused down stream issues."
Pros: "Food was ok and they were pretty generous with the alcohol which I needed since the guy in front of me had a seat which allowed him to lean almost all the way back. He ignored several of my comments and none of the staff had anything to say about this even though it was pretty obvious."
Cons: "Too cramped.The guy in front of me was laying in my lap the whole trip I have short legs and my legs were hitting the seat in front. Flight left late causing problem all along the way i.e. lost luggage for three days. Nobody was particularly helpful or knew what was going on. I had to make several calls just to have somebody find the luggage. We had to go all over the place just to find somebody to give us new connecting flights. The airport there is a disorganized mess which is beyond words. Nobody wanted to take responsibility for the loss between British air and Aer Lingus and my impression over the phone was that nobody cared one wit what happened."
Pros: "Attendants were courteous and the food was good."
Cons: "The entertainment and info system was small and not clear."
Pros: "I like flights that land on purpose in a couple.troled way. This one did that. Good enough for me."
Cons: "Having to fly, but sometimes if happens."
Pros: "We enjoyed the flight from Orlando to London."
Cons: "Trying to find the connecting flight in London and not much leg room."
Pros: "Plenty of leg room, pleasant flight attendants."
Cons: "It was uncomfortably warm through most of the flight."
Cons: "There was no complimentary food offered like other airlines, not even water."
Pros: "Easy trip, well managed, efficient"
Cons: "No drink or snack unless you pay for it"
Pros: "Everything was super outdated I asked for new headphones never got them because the ones I’ve had didn’t work the TV screens were so small and so outdated, was a very bad experience"
Cons: "Everything was super outdated I asked for new headphones never got them because the ones I’ve had didn’t work the TV screens were so small and so outdated, was a very bad experience"
Pros: "When I was unwell the flight attendants were very helpful and kind"
Cons: "Food just OK. Entertainment system outdated with very small screen. Return delayed by over an hour."
Cons: "The entertainment system is outdated and the touchscreen was poor"
Pros: "Nonstop flight to London from Orlando"
Cons: "My special meal request was ignored on both my outbound and return flight. The plane was dirty and my seat was worn. The technology on both flights was anequated and in much need of updating."
Pros: "Crew was great really took care of me. Made me very comfortable. Very polite."
Cons: "Initially the seat that I upgraded to was the seat I specifically told check-in agent I did not want. Took me an hour to check in. Frustrating. Once on board I discovered that this was not the seat I wanted and pointed it out to crew who took care of issue. All's well that ends well."
Pros: "On time boarding and enterteiment"
Cons: "Need to buy drink. (Water)"
Pros: "Flight was on time"
Cons: "Security - I was screened and it was uncomfortable and they kept the lights on for a while overnight"
Pros: "Decent service and comfort."
Cons: "Dear wife luggage failed to arrive. Very disappointed after trip plan 2 years in the works."
Cons: "No USB port for charging phone and poor audio watching entertainment"
Cons: "Economy seats are very uncomfortable for a long flight"
Pros: "Flight was not even half full which made it extremely comfortable because there was an empty seat by me."
Pros: "Great crew, and delicious food! The seats were not bad either."
Cons: "The entertainment system was outdated."
Pros: "Smooth boarding Helpful crew"
Cons: "Leg room"
Pros: "Crew diffused grumbling of passengers for delays."
Pros: "Staff and food."
Cons: "The cramped club seats....can't extend fully if you are over 6ft."
Pros: "Nothing to like in particular."
Cons: "Why does BA insist on serving spicy food on every flight from the US to the UK. I was offered chicken or pasta and no one even bothered to tell me it was chicken curry. With BA I always bring food on board with me as the inflight meals are awful."
Pros: "Not much. Very small plane. Only one bathroom on the back in the galley! Impossible to get in most of the flight because of service carts."
Cons: "Food service extremely slow. M&s choices looked good but the crew had their hands full trying to deliver. Too bad"
Pros: "Cabin staff"
Cons: "Cabin was shoddy. New beverage service!"
Pros: "Checked in online and very quick bag drop at MCO."
Cons: "Awful food both for dinner and breakfast. Choice of chicken curry or cheese and tomato pasta but had already run out of chicken by the time we were served. Menu doesn't seem to change from one year to the next.Bread bun like a rock, salad uninspiring. Breakfast equally disappointing with a dry bagel and a couple of breakfast bars."
Pros: "Crew and check-in staff were welcoming. My wife walks with the aid of a stick and we were offered priority boarding at Gatwick without having to ask."
Cons: "Seats in the 777 were not that comfortable, in-flight entertainment system is showing its age and the food continues to be mediocre in Economy, at least it wasn't all spicy this time. Breakfast consisted solely of an uninspiring dry bagel and a crunchy bar. Taking to bringing food onto the plane with us as a substitute/supplement."