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Low season

AugustBest time to beat the crowds with an average 3% drop in price.

High season

JanuaryMost popular time to fly with an average 16% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$906(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$759or less

Good deal one-way

$677or less

Top tips for finding cheap flights to South Korea

  • Book at least 4 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be June and July. The cheapest month to fly to South Korea is April.
  • Morning departure is around 1% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top 5 airlines serving Houston Hobby to South Korea

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.7
Japan Airlines
Overall score based on 4,488 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: "Lots of Leg room"

Pros: "Great food. Excellent cleanliness"

Pros: "very good"

Cons: "Kiosk, bag service, One World Integration"

Pros: "The crew was very friendly and cheerful. The beverage selection was very good and the food was decent. The on board entertainment is some of the best around. The boarding efficiency of JAL is the best I have seen."

Pros: "Complementary sake and great rice cracker snacks."
Cons: "Come around more often to collect trash."

Pros: "The flight crew"
Cons: "More space"

Pros: "JAL flights to LAX are always great. Good food too."

Pros: "Everything about this flight was awesome. The food, the people, the seats in economy felt like first class. VERY polite and happy attendants compared to American Airlines who seemed to be annoyed by those on the flight."

Pros: "Friendly, clean. Great movie selection."
Cons: "I wasn't allowed to reserve a seat - apparently they don't allow Kayak customers to reserve seats now. I was forced into a middle seat and was uncomfortable and dehydrated the majority of the trip. Nice girl at baggage check said she'd ask a manager to move me, and to let them know at the gate, but the people at the gate said no. I felt discriminated against because I didn't book through them and/or I'm not Japanese. They historically love to put mushrooms in their food, like a fetish. This left me with one choice for the entree - some version of oyakodon - eggs and chicken. In my box there were two enormous chunks of fat/skin and another unidentifiable part of the chicken, and about the amount of edible chicken as 1 1/2 nuggets from Chick-Fil-A. There was more lotus root than chicken, so basically I had a box of rice and scrambled eggs with garnish. For the second meal, it was the Yoshinoya gyudon - a small serving of thinly sliced beef with rice. If I bought this fresh at a Yoshinoya restaurant, it would cost about $3. It's the rough equivalent of serving you a McDouble - cheap and filling and a coin toss if you get stomach pains. I lost that coin toss. Unless there is a big fare difference or I find out that their reserved seat policies are changed, I will choose ANA or another carrier. I used to enjoy JAL, but I cannot abide by idiotic decisions that seemed designed to punish people for using 3rd-party booking sites or who are not Japanese."

Pros: "Staff are the best of all airlines I have been in."

Pros: "I wish all long haul flights were like this. Very clean and well maintained cabin space, good quality food, very attentive, helpful and polite cabin crew. Never thought I’d be able to say this, but the 14 hour flight with two young children in economy was a really enjoyable experience with JAL!"
Cons: "Really no complaints"

Pros: "Check in early and easy.... Bags straight through to Sydney... JAL... What other airlines should aspire to."

Cons: "No AC"

Pros: "Check in was fast, the staff was helpful and nice. Simple streamlined process"
Cons: "The website was pretty bad functionality wise. It took me 2 hours and a couple phone calls to be able to online check in for my flight in advance. Then during my trip I was trying to look at what costs and fees would be associated with changing my flight and extending the trip. The website was hard to navigate and offered very little information"

Cons: "No smiling faces of flight attendants. Service was mediocre; food same"

Cons: "Inflight WiFi is very slow and choppy. I wish we could get a stable and high speed connection."

Cons: "I know this isn’t really the fault of the airline, but there was a loud toddler sitting behind me. It was frustrating, because the mother did not seem to do anything to have her child be quiet. It makes it hard for everyone around them to have comfortable rest, especially as this was an overnight flight. I have flown over the years with up to 5 children and do know how hard it can be, but it is important to foresee the needs of the child. I wonder of the attendants could have been a little more firm with the mother to ask her not to let the child roam the aisle."

Pros: "customer service spoke English"
Cons: "1) when my flight was delayed significantly due to weather, I was not notified until I got to the airport 2) when the same flight was cancelled, I was on hold with JAL for over an hour before I could speak with customer service\ 3) customer service could not rebook me for another flight until 3 whole days later 4) I had to look on JAL's website and inform their customer service about flight options that were somewhat sooner 5) no compensation was offered for 2 days of delays and flying out of another city (I paid for my own transport to this other city in order to make my final destination on time)"

Pros: "Politeness. It definitely stands out."
Cons: "Coffee. It just didn’t taste good to me. But they had wine!"

Pros: "The crew were extremely polite and caring. Food and entertainment were of the highest quality."
Cons: "Seats were extremely uncomfortable. US to Japan flight had much better cushions and support."

Pros: "This was the best flight I have ever been on. The crew was so friendly."
Cons: "Absolutely no complaints."

Pros: "The service was great. Food was delicious,"
Cons: "It was a bit too warm in the aircraft."

Pros: "Crew was very nice, movie selection was great and the 787 is a nice plane"
Cons: "Not a lot of room to move around (seat size) and need more bathrooms only had 4 for about 100+ ppl"

Pros: "Comfortable and service was pleasant"
Cons: "Like all of it except lack of vegetarian option for food"

Cons: "I reserved Korean air but it was Japan air line. I was really difficult to web-check in to find my reservaiton."

Pros: "Good service."

Pros: "The service Japan Airlines gives is always the best service possible.They treat you like they need you and not the other way around.I will fly with them again."

Pros: "Everyone on the flight was very nice and helpful. Food was excellent! There were a lot of choices of movies to watch. It was probably the best flight experience I've ever had and I travel overseas quite a lot. If I ever get the chance to fly them again, I will. Great service and outstanding experience."

Pros: "The flight's timing and airports are perfect for a short weekend getaway between Seoul and Tokyo. JAL service is also perfect!"
Cons: "nothing"

Pros: "Staff was great and plane was clean"

Pros: "The family had an amazing flight and the in-flight entertainment was excellent! My kids remained engaged for 6 hours and my wife actually took a nap..."
Cons: "As usual it is most difficult moving through the airport in China. It took a long time to get our bags and they were "damaged", however my box made it without difficulty."

Pros: "Japan Airlines is a good airline. They treated my family and I well during our flight home. The food was excellent and healthy. We received hot towels before our meals and the staff were friendly and courteous, which is expected of Japanese service, in general. I loved Japan and coming back to the US on a Japanese airline was the best choice! Thanks!"

Pros: "Great friendly service on jal... my wife and I got lucky and we're bumped to business class. Would fly with them again 100%"

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: "First time fly with JAL, friendly flight attendants, excellent seat space, would fly with JAL again."

Cons: "Very long lines at the security gate at Itami. Difficult web check in."

Pros: "New aircraft and diligent crew; the food was frequent and tasted great. No complaints; would gladly fly JAL any time, anywhere."

Pros: "Amazing customer service, flight attendants could not be more welcoming."

Pros: "The crew on JAL is excellent. They get pleasure out of providing service to the passenger -- I was in business class."
Cons: "Business class seat on 787 is awful. Does not get to flat bed level. Really uncomfortable."

Pros: "Service was especially good. Very professional."
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Crew was very pleasant professional and caring."
Cons: "Seat bottoms could be more comfortable."

Pros: "The service was exceptional, friendly and polite. Food was good and entertainment selection was awesome."

Pros: "I was surprised that such a short flight was able to use the newest generation of the 737, the 800 series. While as cramped your typical 737, the seat backs are super thin to allow just that much extra leg room for my two-meter frame. As always, the cabin crew was lovely."

Pros: "One of the most attentive crews I've ever had. Superb service. Angled flat seat was not bad at all."

Pros: "Wonderful crew..nice plane and comfortable seats!"
Cons: "No inseat power or usb on the monitor"

Pros: "Flight attendants are really kind and patient."

Pros: "Everything good except the food"
Cons: "I didn't like the food. Only 2 meals ,1 light meal such as snack, cake, water bottle... and 1 main meal but no choice the food. Other airline always have 2 different food that passenger can pick what they like. Sorry but food not táty."

Pros: "All are professional."

Pros: "Everything that was offered snacks, pillow,"
Cons: "More water!"

Pros: "Boarding services"
Cons: "On-line cellphone app interface in mandarin version could be better."

Pros: "comfortable seats"

Cons: "Boarding Gate at JFK Airport literally has no seats for the passengers! You have to wait in other gates. They should do something about it."

Pros: "First Korean dish was good."
Cons: "The pasta was the worst meal ever."

Pros: "Everything!!"
Cons: "Nothing!!"

Cons: "Serve little drinks like water, juices, soft drinks. The plastic cup is small and yet it is half filled. A can every meal would be nice."

Pros: "Staff was very nice"
Cons: "Very small seats"

Cons: "Nothing but headaches and made me throw out my $100 e cigarette that I checked under the plane half way through my trip from new york to vietnam. And they made me run all over the airport to address the situation only to find out once I arrived that they threw it out without my knowledge or permission"

Pros: "I liked the seats and the comfort."
Cons: "The dinner didn't taste that good. The portion was small and I was hoping they would have Kalbi."

Pros: "쾌적하고 승무원 서비스는 좋음"
Cons: "식사가 맛과질이 떨어진다 정성이없이.."

Pros: "Very reliable, quick boarding"

Cons: "Excellent!"

Pros: "some area the A/C does not work"

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

Pros: "they are so nice and helpful"

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

Pros: "다 좋은데 한가지 불만사항 : 인터넷에서 구매했다는 이유로 Mileage 로 Upgrade 가 안된다는데 그럼 KAL 대리점도 없는 이곳에서 mileage 는 언제 사용 ?"

Cons: "long hours"

Pros: "Once we got underway, the trip was average."
Cons: "We had a 3 hour delay which is annoying to begin with. They could have boarded us later but they DEFINITELY could have been more polite about it. They announce very rudely that if we didn't like the situation, we should just get off. It's a 12 hour trip. A little courtesy would not hurt."

Pros: "They gave an actual snack, yay!"

Pros: "Clean, comfortable and professional."

Pros: "Korean Air eventually returned my money"
Cons: "What I booked was changed to an impossible connection, 6 hour layover. Ultimately had to cancel reservation and rebook an alternative not through Kayak"

Pros: "I liked everything!"

Pros: "Getting preferred seating because we were sky team elite plus members"
Cons: "Exiting the plane in the cold Seattle weather."

Pros: "A proactive, kind and proper treat on board"

Pros: "I liked that i had two seats to myself"
Cons: "No VR goggles"

Pros: "中文内容太少(包括字幕)"

Pros: "All was good"

Cons: "special meals especially Hindu meals non vegetarian"

Pros: "nice planes"

Pros: "Everything was very good. I really enjoyed the korean music on the entertainment device."

Cons: "Special meal options really bad. All vegetarian meal preferences including lacto-ovo-vegetarian are treated same as vegan, which is dumb."

Pros: "They listen to your request kindly."
Cons: "None"

Cons: "Nothing GOOOOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Pros: "Nice bibimbap"
Cons: "Boarding staffs at Tan Son Nhat Airport"

Pros: "Everything was fantastic."

Pros: "Everything like always"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "It was nice to have a special meal (that I requested when booking the ticket). Otherwise, the comfort was fine."

Pros: "The time is not delayed"

Pros: "Cleanliness of the restroom and hospitality"

Pros: "The beautiful and friendly air syewardess."
Cons: "Not comfortable sitting on the cramped seat."

Cons: "Turbulence and bumpy. I know you can do much about that."

Pros: "Smooth travel"

Pros: "Seat spacing is actually sane - so much better than US airlines"

Cons: "The transfer was very inconvenient going thru customs which I think is not necessary since all passengers just came out from another plane. There was one incident that I really needed to go to the bathroom and the seatbelt just turned on. They didn't let me go but I saw other people stand up and go to the bathroom."

Pros: "envirenment"
Cons: "enviroment"

Pros: "Delays on both legs, but major snow storms at both departure points. Lucky to have gotten out."

Pros: "On time, crews were friendly and helpful"

Pros: "Yes"
Cons: "Ok"

Cons: "Crew on flight back to philly not as helpful"

Pros: "like all the crews. nice attitude and friendly. very helpful to your needs."
Cons: "selected our (3 in a group) seats 24 hours before. but in Doha, the ground crew named Mohammed changed our seats . usually in usa you need to ask if you could do that. but that guy printed the new boarding passes and then said we change your seats. i told him that was rude and not courteous to passenger. he had no answer."

Pros: "The cre was really nice and very attentive."
Cons: "The flight left the gate an hour late without giving us any explanation, I missed my connecting flight. The airline did offer a hotel to stay in, but no other apology or explanation was given to about 15 of us who missed a connecting flight."

Pros: "Crew was terrific. Great service. New aircraft are comfortable too."
Cons: "Food. Meals are of poor quality. Bland in taste and rubbery texture."

Pros: "Crew was good"
Cons: "Boarding, comfort of seat"

Pros: "The crew was very friendly, kind, and helpful."
Cons: "I couldn’t find any music that I liked - classical, soft rock, etc"

Pros: "The crew was very attentive and professional"
Cons: "Food wasn't great"

Pros: "Crew was nice. Seat was broken for recliner."
Cons: "Having parents with infants board with or after those needing assistance. It was an inconvenience having a fussy infant wait in a long line. We had bassinet seats so boarding first would not have slowed the seating process."

Pros: "Staff were helpful, pleasant, and attentive. Really appreciated that due to the length of my layover in Doha, I was given a hotel room - which I hadn't asked for, and which Qatar Airlines personnel told me I might be able to get, and then arranged or me. That's excellent service!"
Cons: "I wish NO ONE's seat tipped back - space is already tight, and if everyone just stayed in their own space rather than tipping seats aback, everyone would have more room! Once the person in front has leaned their seat back, it's impossible to really use the tray, which is pretty frustrating."

Cons: "Qatar Airways are the best"

Cons: "The aircraft delayed taking off from Doha to Dallas"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "food ok, economy seats not too bad"
Cons: "old entertainment system. Tight connection and first flight was late, so we got bumped off our connection (they literally removed our names from the flight, even though we could've sprinted through the airport and made it if they waived the 20 minute before departure gate closure). It was an exhausting and long wait for the next flight and I did not think it was well-handled. Staying in a hotel is not a great option, because it takes 2 hours to get out of the airport, another 2 hours cushion to get back in time."

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "Everything....The service,the food,the in-flight entertainment(so many films to chose from) the flight attendants were brilliant,the flight was smooth it went by so fast as though time didn't exist.I recommend Qatar Airways to everybody."
Cons: "Can't find any fault...Sorry!"

Pros: "Fabulous service from start to finish Excellent cabin, spacious & impeccably clean Super choice of food and drinks We travelled in the business cabin which I have to say, rivals many so-called 'First Class' products. The crew were courteous, addressing us by name and nothing was too much trouble."
Cons: "Boarding at Bali Airport is chaotic. This can hardly be attributed to Qatar Airways but this needs to be sorted out. When boarding began, it started with "Group 1" rather than business and other priority customers. It ended up rather chaotic with boarding halted at the end of the escalator causing a very uncomfortable situation as people struggled to get off the escalator."

Cons: "It was too cold in the plane."

Pros: "Great"

Pros: "Flight crew was very helpful. I didn't have any special requests, but I noticed them being extremely helpful to other passengers. Much better than US based airlines, as most others are."
Cons: "Extra security going to USA is a nuisance. Food was ok, not as good as previous trips. Lamb was only selection left when they got to my seat. Not my favorite also very fatty."

Cons: "Again had to wait for the flight for 8 hrs due to change in flight time with no explanation"

Cons: "The ticketing agent told me I had a window seat, but in reality I had a middle seat! For a 14 hour flight, that’s a big difference! Highly disappointed when i got to the gate and the plane had no window seats available."

Pros: "Food service was good"
Cons: "Flight was delayed leaving LAX and was about an hour late to arrive at Doha. Fortunately, despite the 45 minute window for connection, I managed to get my connecting flight to Islamabad thanks to good support from ground staff in Doha"

Pros: "This flight failed its purpose of getting me there on time. The delay was not due to inclement weather. Paid more than other airlines charged to get a quick flight but ended taking longer than other flights."
Cons: "The flight left JFK almost an hour late so I missed my connecting flight to Kolkata. Was supposed to arrive Saturday morning for my Father’s funeral but would not make it on time now. A wasted and very disappointing trip! I bought a ticket which would get me there quickest but instead had an extra 8 or 9 hours with an extra stop in Mumbai and layover of 5hrs!"

Pros: "Films Service"
Cons: "Not enough films"

Pros: "Crew was courteous, plane was clean."
Cons: "Food quality was mediocre. Very limited legroom."

Cons: "Out dated inflight entertainment system"

Pros: "Everything was great boarding,crew,comfort,food, entertainment ... crew is very helpfull and friendly Bathrooms were always clean,Service was excellent ."
Cons: "I tried to add my millage that I couldn't do Because of not enough guidance .... With in five months I had to round trips to USA From Lahore Pakistan... and still didn't get my millage my request is to add those millage so I can continue travelling with Qatar Air...."

Pros: "just enough time in Doha between flights. Not too long not too short!"
Cons: "Asian vegetarian food can be of better quality."

Pros: "i liked that the entertainment system had a lot to offer, lots of movies and options. I liked the staff, they were very cooperative and friendly."
Cons: "the flight was delayed 45 minutes, passengers were waiting in a non-air-conditioned aircraft. The AC was working after takeoff. The airplane chairs were small and no leg room, on a 7 hour flight to Barcelona that was exhausting! Couldn't manage to get some sleep at all. Overall, at least I arrived to my destination safe and sound. Thank you!"

Pros: "Food was better than expected. Entertainment as good as any major airlines. Planes were new and modern."
Cons: "Flight attendants are not friendly and rude. Seat had a problem reclining."

Cons: "The process of checking in is difficult because qatar codes are different from asiana, therefore I couldn't do an online check in."

Pros: "attentive crew food was good"
Cons: "old entertainment options little space to move about"

Pros: "Solid movie selection, good food"
Cons: "You have to go through security again at the Qatar Airlines gate, which takes extra time"

Pros: "Had a good experience , comfortable check in , boarding , seating and polite crew . Good part was the flight was on time and on couple of occasions before time arrival . Great entertainment options in the flight ."
Cons: "I had requested vegiterian food but they were short of veg food options . they did not have enough veg food on board from Doha to Nagpur . also it would be great if they considered more interesting menu ."

Pros: "Good food includes veg."

Cons: "Flight was delayed materially with little forewarning Service was poor"

Cons: "horrible customer service at Doha Airport"

Pros: "The seating, crew members, and entertainment was really good."

Pros: "-Great selection of movies, Ted talks, and games to view on individual screens, headphones were provided. - Blankets and pillows were provided to everyone, along with a kit with toothbrush, toothpaste, socks, and eye mask. - Adjustable head rest. - Nice to have wifi, although only 15 minutes is free."
Cons: "- Tiny, cramped seats and aisles. I'd heard the Quatar has more leg room than other airlines. This is definitely not true. If the person in front of me reclined all the way, they crushed my knees and I'm only 5'7". - Seat cushions are thin and hard. - baggage check in took a very long time; about 45-60"

Pros: "I can understand what kind of flight it was because it was a small plane"
Cons: "Bad smells and an old plane i hope you will change the plane to another better one"

Pros: "It was just am awesome experience. By God's grace we had a safe trip and God helped us. Interestingly, Qatar airways is quite excellent and commendable in their professional disposition."

Pros: ". ."

Pros: "Qatar airways always seems to handle busy flights and crammed seats calmly, efficiently and on time. It's a long haul - 16+ hours, and if you have to go economy as a 6 foot tall person, their seats recline well, seemingly better than many. You have to plan your long layovers, and they do offer assistance with hotel transfers, but they don't advertise this very clearly - so do your homework before flying!"

Pros: "The timing was spot on and I had no major issues. The staff was great. They showed that they truly value customer service and were patient"
Cons: "The song selections were somewhat old and should be looked at."

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "The entertainment was great."
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "ok"
Cons: "Although website says you can pay online, there is no info to pay for extra baggage online. This is very misleading."

Cons: "Arrival in Johannesburg was a nightmare due to queues at immigration - I nearly missed my connecting flight."

Pros: "Kosher snacks! Thank you! Very safe and controlled Covid procedures. Made me feel safe."

Pros: "Good"
Cons: "Good for now"

Pros: "There was an amazing variety of tv shows and movies. That is essential for long flights like ours was."
Cons: "For long haul flights, I am used to being offered a pillow/blanket, even when sitting in economy."

Pros: "Due to COVID 19 we got a 737-800 on a route that usually boasts nothing better than a 717 so everything about this flight was superior to normal runs."
Cons: "I wish DL could find a way to better manage food and drinks during the COVID 19 restrictive era."

Cons: "The flight was delayed because one or more of the crew were late. I would suggest that when you board a large flight, start from the rear of the plane, not the front. Having to go past everyone to get to your seat is time consuming and somewhat stressful. The food was super gross. The so called beef bulgogi was not appetizing at all. For breakfast, the food was disgusting."

Cons: "Better space. Better service. Terrible directions"

Cons: "Great crew and flight! Cheers!"

Pros: "The best"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Good entertainment options"
Cons: "Overall okay crew, but some very rude members"

Pros: "Korean air is a step above the rest. Best airline in the business"
Cons: "No WiFi on the flight, but there is so much media offered you really forget"

Pros: "Crew was awesome, super friendly and helpful. Even the korean food options tasted delicious."
Cons: "Not plus size friendly. The bathroom is too small for a plus size person to be able to use and for a 14 hour flight I think that’s important. Also if you’re plus size and the person in front of you reclines, it’s impossible to pull down your tray fully."

Pros: "newish aircraft, delta cabin beats other legacy carriers"
Cons: "gate announcements"

Pros: "The cabin was to warm"
Cons: "The cabin was to warm"

Cons: "Food service Leg room"

Pros: "The crew was amazing. I've got the exit seat: very comfortable."
Cons: "Entertainment choice could improve, very few choices."

Pros: "compared with other airlines they were just OK"
Cons: "everything"

Pros: "Yes, . Amazing crew Seat was comfortable."

Cons: "Delayed 2 hours, huge inconvenience"

Cons: "Comfort plus seats on final leg did not appear to be different than main cabin"

Cons: "I booked a business class ticket through klm, but it was a delta code share flight. Delta was unable to locate me in their system, and I had to contact klm myself to straighten it out."

Cons: "More comfortable seats!!!"

Cons: "Crew was grouchy and rushed past you without really trying to cater to your needs/ get you what you want."

Pros: "Crew was fine - not their fault that DELTA changed my flight at the last minutes with terrible options on rescheduling my flight!"
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!"

Cons: "Cabin was cold enough to store meat. Entertainment system was poor at best. And, of course, the seats were too small and uncomfortable. Time to start looking at other airlines."

Pros: "Sat in the Key West airport for five hours because of delays. Somehow the other airlines managed to get their people on and off the island. Although they say they can’t land in a 25 mph crosswind we were watching the weather. It mostly stayed below 20 mph for hours before departure"

Cons: "All was good"

Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Business aisles are one way only, very impractical. Bathrooms are tiny unlike 777 and the seats are not good, i dislike the narrow feel of the feet well and there is noooo storage for shoes or amything else..what fail. And the door thing is a joke. I will make zero effort to fly this equipment...777 is the best after loosing the 747."

Pros: "The food was amazing. The entertainment system was fantastic. The crew was lovely."
Cons: "The small bathrooms"

Pros: "Great staff and they worked hard to make the flight comfortable."
Cons: "The seats are small and the plane feels like a Sardine can."

Cons: "they let someone get off the plane and it delayed the flight an hour and a half which caused me to miss my connecting flight. I now have to sit for a 5 hour layover"

Cons: "Flight took off three hours late. After we boarded the plane, we had to sit on the plane for over three hours before we finally took off. When you’re on a flight that’s already 15 hours long, the last thing you want to do is sit on the plane for an extra three hours for nothing."

Cons: "The flight was delayed over 5 hours."

Pros: "Boarded quickly and we made up plenty of time when we were only 15 mins late for take off."
Cons: "Baggage broke our baby stroller. Banged up, heavy deep scratches, and won’t lock properly nor will it release the brake phone portly where one wheel won’t unlock without much luck. Waiting to see how they correct this very expensive issue. And the vegan tapas option for food was not good at all. Ended up staying hungry for the duration of the flight. But my wife enjoyed her turkey sandwich."

Pros: "An updated 717. A bit better"
Cons: "717"

Pros: "The flight was good, Boarding was smooth and fast"
Cons: "I asked one of the crew members to help me to get a better seat as I was very tired and wanted to sleep better during the flight and he didnt pay attention to me. I realized there were emthy seats available during the flight"

Pros: "Service"

Pros: "Planes were new and nice"
Cons: "Booked together seats were separate and kept getting emails and alerts we were bumped to standby only to call in and be told it was not the case."

Pros: "Flight was on time"
Cons: "I was in a middle seat on a sold out plane. The person in the window seat was so large the arm rest between us would not go down and he extended into my space. Fortunately the flight was short but the combination of shrinking seats and widening fliers make flying uncomfortable."

Pros: "Fast and very friendly staff."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Delta crew are lazy...they wont help u out to store ur bags."

Cons: "Crew allowed passenger to leave bag on floor between seats on emergency exit. This is a safety violation."

Cons: "No Wi-Fi"

Pros: "We had a whole row of 3 to our family, so we could put the armrests up & the kids just laid down in our row (on me, & each other) and slept most of the flight. The flight crew was very understanding and helpful with my kids who were just with me on an intl flight "daddy duty.""
Cons: "Since it was a flight from Seoul, Korea to Seattle; it would've been nicer if all the movies had Korean subtitles-- my 4-yo boy who only speaks Korean, couldn't make it through more than 15 mins of a movie because he couldn't understand (of course, some of that is due to age & short attention-span). But he kept saying, "I hate English" in Korean while trying to pick a movie. Also, I'm 6'2"; so while it was nice having the whole row for my kids to lay down in-- I was cramped and uncomfortable the whole flight, even moreso with Delta's seats being closer together than on other international carriers I've flown."

Pros: "everything on schedule; courteous staff and great pilots"
Cons: "everything was very ordinary so cannot complain"

Pros: "Crew was good."
Cons: "Plane was late"

Pros: "Early arrival. And service"
Cons: "I was assigned very last seat and there is no reclining option."

Cons: "No blankets or pillows. Froze"

Pros: "The crew was great on both Korean air and Delta. Very helpful and polite, with several going the extra mile"
Cons: "I'm tall, so I'd like bigger seats, but I guess that can't be helped much without a price increase"

Cons: "Three bags were left at Paris and were delivered to me only after more than 48 hrs - lock of one bag was missing and other bag was in damaged condition"

Cons: "Boarding was ok however person sitting next to me, her seat was double booked. Luckily the other person also got Comfort seat."

Pros: "Free Wi-Fi and entertainment. Landed early."
Cons: "Way too crowded during Covid, every single seat was taken. Then, to make things worse, they let people in with food so they'd have the excuse to unmask in-flight. On top of which, they passed around snacks (in a 2-hr flight?? during Covid??) so 80% of the plane took their masks off to eat their pretzels and drink their water. Unacceptable."

Cons: "Being on Delta"

Pros: "Newer plane with slightly more room"

Cons: "Flight was broken we had to get off. I had to book a hotel room was so tired"

Pros: "Great crew"

Pros: "On time, crew was nice."
Cons: "Seats are too tight. Board from the outsides in, not front to back. Windows seats in the back go first (after first class, ADA, etc), and fill the cheap seats back to front. As it is, literally everyone with an aisle seat ends up on first and overheads fill before people have a chance to know, requiring a lot of against-the-flow foot traffic and delays pushing away from gate."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Phoenix airport is horrible for on time departures. Always."

Cons: "The cabin crew could care about what they do. The premium economy bulk head seat could not use the overhead bin because one of the cabin crew took it for their luggage"

Pros: "Flight was delayed so we missed our connecting flight. Airline scheduled us for a replacement connector that was a 7 hour layover."
Cons: "Hold the next flight for ten minutes. Half of the plane was on the delayed flight from RDU and missed their connecting flight."

Cons: "Foods and movies"

Pros: "Crew very nice!"

Pros: "Very good crew."
Cons: "Hate the kiosk check in"

Cons: "The flight attendant was awful. She didn’t even serve me drink and snack."

Pros: "The flight was comfortable and the crew were very nice."
Cons: "I didn't look like that we had to board outside because a flight going to Texas was late."

Pros: "On-time departure and arrival, friendly ground staff and flight attendant"

Pros: "Friendly staff,good food,entertainment was also top notch Staff helped me a lot;I am a nervous flyer and they checked on me regularly"
Cons: "Could have used a bit more room but I was not to squished"

Pros: "Nothing good to say about AA"
Cons: "AA screwed up reservations by rescheduling flights by 3 hours earlier (done not once but two times) causing 6 hour layover. This plus an additional 2:38 delay on next flight made the journey horrible. Will never book an AA/BA flight again for intrnational travel."

Pros: "Short duration"
Cons: "My seat mate was coughing quite vigorously when we boarded. Not a single flight attendant asked her if she was ok. She was a very sweet older lady traveling by herself. Also I prefer when the flight deck makes an announcement prior to take off. It is reassuring to hear their voice especially in times of rough air. That did not happen today"

Pros: "Good movie"
Cons: "Seats too little space"

Pros: "Everyone had to relocate to 3 different gates which was a bit annoying. Because I was tired i was not as patient as I normally am but was finally glad that we boarded and was on my way back home."

Cons: "The y chance the gate 3 times. And ir was delates."

Pros: "When I saw that our BA flight would be operated by AA, I was concerned, given previous poor experiences with American airlines. However, in this case, AA was pretty good, especially the check-in staff at Rome Airport who were excellent. The check-in, boarding and de-boarding processes all went well. Plane was relatively modern, with USB charging ports for phones. Movie selection was good, though the TV selection could be expanded. The food was ok. Seating not bad. All of our luggage, including a child's carseat, was delivered on time and intact. Pleasantly surprised."

Cons: "The gate changes...........and no information in 3 hour delay"

Cons: "This was an updated 737 with pleather seats and a sleek look inside. But what matters most is leg room for me. There was none. I flew for 5 hours in totally cramped conditions. I loved the page in the mag about seat exercises to keep your leg circulation up. Couldn't bend my knees even. Disgusting"

Pros: "Stairs cause me tremendous pain due to a 4 year misdiagnosed ruptured SI joint. Usually, we have no way of knowing that our flight will end with a downstairs walk rather than a ramp. I emailed American Airlines last week but hadn’t gotten a response yet so when they announced that we would exit by stairs, I was almost in tears as I gathered my belongings. To my surprise, American Airlines had a ramp for us to use. I don’t know it it was a coincidence or if they responded that quickly knowing I was on the plane through todays’s technology. I will be a fan and a customer forever."
Cons: "On time, loaded quickly,ramp access to exit the plane."

Pros: "Other passengers"
Cons: "It was terribly hot and the attendants didn’t serve us regularly. The skipped us when we wanted cold water:"

Pros: "I had a connection flight to JFK I came before the time about 15 min and crew saw me but she told me, sorry someone took your seats I lost around 4000$. This happened at Dallas airport."

Pros: "Efficient flight with friendly staff."

Pros: "The food was good and there was a great entertainment selection."
Cons: "The one calling out the group numbers was unnecessarily rude. Then when I couldn't pull up my boarding pass to see my seat number the woman at plane's door acted like they was nothing she could do to find out my seat. Luckily another flight attendant actually knew how to do something and cared about me getting to my seat. For the flight, the air quality in the plane wasn't good and they seats felt like small prisons."

Pros: "The flight crew was awesome. Hate staff were great the check in staff were not helpful at all"
Cons: "Kiosk to print luggage tag did not work properly. Not enough people helping prior to A flight. Ground staff was not helpful at all. Had me wait in line for 15 mins to check a bag then could not check the bag, gate staff was very good."

Pros: "The airline staff was SO kind and helpful. I'm an AA fan now!"

Pros: "I didn’t like it. I am still here and I hope i can fly back to ho chi minh without extra pay."
Cons: "Delay, pay extra money for different fly."

Pros: "Friendly Crew."
Cons: "The food that was served."

Pros: "Excelent!!!!"
Cons: "All except the food."

Pros: "The food was good, the crew was very professional. The flight was on time. The seats were OK, but not conducive to sleeping."
Cons: "We weren't assigned seats together. It ultimately worked out OK because I was assigned to sit between a mother and her young child. They asked if they could have my middle seat so they could sit together - hurray! After that, the person in the aisle seat next to my husband was willing to swap her aisle seat for my new-found aisle seat. But on long flights, greater efforts should be made to seat couples together."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "They had a delay that bumped our international connection. We had to switch airports and airlines and arrived significantly later than originally planned, causing us to miss pre-wedding events."

Pros: "All OK"

Pros: "Great crew with an attention to details!"
Cons: "40 min late and a bumpy ride the whole time but good flight"

Cons: "."

Pros: "The flight to LA was fine, but the screen shot of the flight details didn't match what I purchased with a return date a day sooner. American Airlines blames Alaska airlines and they blame Kayak.. it's a blame game that only looks good for everyone but the consumer!"
Cons: "5hrs in LAX due to flight change without notification.. American Told us to go see Alaskan vise versa, but the conclusion was no seats were even available for the flight that was changed a day earlier.. Alaska Airlines solution: 2 additional days of travel and $700 per ticket x4 tickets. Finally after 5 hours of trying to figure it out some resolution to the mistake $500+ with additional stops. Ridiculous to say the least, I had to pay for their mistake"

Pros: "Everything was on time and great."
Cons: "Ever thing was fine."

Pros: "Very professional. Overall great. WiFi was free. Very fast. Left 3 minutes early and arrived 17 minutes early."
Cons: "Made me reprint my boarding pass. Bad food. No outlets. No in-flight entertainment."

Pros: "The free movies and plug in phone charger ..."
Cons: "No problems or worries from me"

Pros: "We flew with 4 different airlines on our trip to New Zealand and American Airlines was by far the best. We were comfortable and had plenty of good food and free entertainment. I would fly with American Airlines again."
Cons: "I can't think of anything."

Pros: "*Kosher* meals are always better than regular meals on AA. Served first and meals are fuller and of higher-quality (on AA, at least)."

Pros: "Good entertainment for an overnight flight, and good food"
Cons: "Lost and damaged bag"

Pros: "Friendly, efficient staff. Quick boarding process"
Cons: "Flight was delayed by a few minutes"

Pros: "Crew were nice. Very clean. On time"
Cons: "No entertainment console unlike the plane that i flew with going to Miami. I was able to watch a movie and listen to music."

Pros: "Good service and friendly crew; efficient boarding process."
Cons: "Seating is extremely cramped for a transatlantic flight, very uncomfortable. I have been flying to Ireland for many years and this plane was possibly the worst."

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