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December Most popular time to fly with an average 12% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$892 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$439 or less

Good deal one-way

$180 or less

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Top 5 airlines serving from Illinois to Asia

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.7
Japan Airlines
Overall score based on 4,485 reviews
8.9
Boarding
8.6
Comfort
9.0
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.4
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "Good"

Cons: "Electricity didn’t work in my pod"

Pros: "Crew was attentive and food was great. Japan air was a much better buy than any American company. I will look for Japan air for any flights I take in the future."
Cons: "Nothing. The experience for international economy was perfect."

Cons: "If the flight was on time."

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

Pros: "JAL flight crew were excellent and friendly"
Cons: "nothing"

Pros: "I really got a good deal on my trip's cost, and for the price, all the comforts of a top-quality airline were there. I especially appreciate how helpful and friendly the airline staff were."
Cons: "The outbound flight still had the exact same movie selection as the inbound flight had, even though they were six weeks apart for my trip. I really feel like the movie selection should be changed every month (or even more frequently than that), as I ran out of films to watch."

Pros: "No... no... no...."

Cons: "More movie selections"

Pros: "Perfect in all aspects. Will use them again for all my flights."

Pros: "As always"

Pros: "Crew was very pleasant"
Cons: "Missed my flight due to Customs. But AA took good care of me and got me on next flight. Wish layover was a little longer. Missed flight by 10 min"

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

Pros: "The flight attendant and staff was extremely nice and accommodating. Japan airport is updated with excellent facility and flight transferring was easy."

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

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

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

Pros: "Dinner (coach) was pretty good. Earphone, screen for entertainment are very nice. I liked the charging slots for each seat. Crew is polite and friendly."
Cons: "The second meal (light lunch, i think) had dry shredded chicken."

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

Pros: "Able to watch Three Billboards, Darkest Hour, Shape of Water, Wonder, and list goes on and on."
Cons: "The seats on the 787 were much more crowded than on the 767."

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

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

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

Pros: "Service was excellent."
Cons: "The food could have been a little more mainstream"

Pros: "Crew was very nice. They let us switch seats when my boyfriend's TV wasn't working"

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

Pros: "The high level of service and attentiveness"

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

Pros: "Flight attendants are all nice, polite and always smile. Good food and good entertainment."
Cons: "Waited for one and a half hrs before the plane took off, almost an hr went by then they announced some minor problem with engine. Good reason but they had a/c on so cold all these times. Also I would appreciate coffee or some drink while waiting...I guess that's not possible in this case."

Pros: "From check in to final destination, customer service to amenities, Japan Airlines exceeded my expectations in every regard."
Cons: "The flights were everything I expected and more."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything. Screens were small. Leg space was little to none. Food was trrrible. I will never fly with JAL again"

Pros: "Great service"

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

Pros: "Same as above"
Cons: "None"

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

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

Cons: "Flight delayed 1 hr."

Pros: "leg space was better than with other companies"

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

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

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

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

Pros: "The aircraft was clean and boarding went smoothly. The flight was late but the staff seemed courteous, polite, and apologetic for the delay."
Cons: "I thought I had ordered a vegetarian meal when I booked the flight roughly 1.5 months prior to my trip. However, when the meal was being served, there was only a chicken or pork option and my vegetarian meal had either not been properly booked or had been forgotten. When I informed the staff, I was asked to show proof that I ordered a veggie meal. I could not pull up my email confirmation as we were flying and there was no internet access. I had to lug my bag out of the overhead and search for a print out confirmation. I had not come prepared with the "evidence" the stewardess wanted. While the staff tried to be polite, I also found them to be quite rude, demanding that I produce evidence. Could they not have simply given me an extra salad without all the fuss? I felt I was being treated as a criminal for requesting a veggie meal that had, unfortunately, not been recorded in their system."

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

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

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

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

Pros: "Very nice flight attendants. Good meals"

Pros: "The flight was smooth boarding and sailing with excellent service."

Cons: "Great flight, great flight staff."

Cons: "Excellent"

Pros: "New plane or so it seemed. Crew very attentive to needs. Nice entertainment system with large screen."

Pros: "Great experience all together"

Pros: "The cabin crews were excellent. Food was delicious. Lots of leg room in Economy class. Overall had a great experience"
Cons: "none"

Pros: "empty flight, foods tasted good."
Cons: "The seat was uncomfortable. Entertainment choices were limited."

Pros: "The staff of ANA are so friendly and accommodating. When checking in, the woman at the counter moved me to a window seat from the middle, free of charge. They were very patient and helpful."
Cons: "The food was a little strange, I had salmon and rice as “breakfast” with iceberg lettuce side salad. The pieces of salmon were little shreds with a funky taste. Not bad, but not what I wanted on a long red eye flight. Also I wish there’d been more Hollywood movie selections."

Pros: "Food is the best of any airline service"

Pros: "The flight was late checking in. The staff handled the situation well and kept the passengers informed."

Pros: "Crew were very hospitable"

Pros: "Empty seats"
Cons: "Only snack No entertainment No chargers"

Pros: "Great crew and comfort for economy class."
Cons: "Food could be better"

Pros: "Enough legroom/more than what you’d find on your standard 4-5 hour flights. The stewardesses were great! They attended to every need with a smile. They did a great job of making sure everyone was comfortable."
Cons: "They need some vegetarian options for meals."

Pros: "Food and entertainment has to be better."
Cons: "In Chicago, the flight was delayed for almost 4 hours which in turn made us miss our connecting flight to Jakarta. Then next flight available flight to Jakarta was 24 hours later."

Cons: "Couldn’t print or get boarding pass for this connecting flight which was a bit annoying. Other than that, everything was amazing"

Pros: "The flight attendants were so nice and the food was really good."

Pros: "The seat I selected was the first row of regular economy. It had extra legroom and received excellent attention by the staff for drinks. The arline served 3 meals and snacks on the flight. I felt like I was eating the entire trip. :)"
Cons: "The seats were quite narrow. Most of the rows behind had armrests that were able to raise and lower, but due to my seat selection, my row had the stow-away monitors in the armrests. The seats also didn't technically recline. The lower seat cushion merely moved forward, emulating a recline, but the seatback didn't actually move. It was not quite comfortable."

Pros: "Service, Cleanliness and Overall Quality"
Cons: "We got lie flat cubicle seats on the way out but just tilt seats on the return, both on new 787's. After a 11 hour flight in lie flat cubicles and connecting to a standard recline BC seat is a bit painful."

Pros: "I liked the way the pilot talked to us and let us know what was going on and still got us there on time even though our departure was slightly delayed."
Cons: "There had to be something better than pretzels."

Pros: "The person who checked me in at ORD found me an alternative aisle seat with an unoccupied seat next to me. Great benefit for a 12+ hour flight. Very thoughtful."
Cons: "We left late."

Pros: "didnt make it to tokoyo"

Cons: "Small plane. No cabin space for carry ons."

Pros: "Great"
Cons: "N/a"

Pros: "Excellent"
Cons: "N/a"

Cons: "I'm still stuck in LAX"

Cons: "Seats in economy were narrower than Eva Airlines"

Pros: "Good price"
Cons: "Stink in the plane"

Pros: "Overall excellent"

Pros: "short flight ready to get home"
Cons: "n/a"

Pros: "Loved everything about the flight - food was good plenty of drinks throughout the flight unlimited movies smooth take off and landing."
Cons: "Flight was delayed by an hour making it too late to attend night activities that were already scheduled."

Pros: "more new movies will be better"

Pros: "The flight is on time... the food is good... the service is excellent.... the seat is comfortable.... the ludgage regulation is satisfying can bring 2 pcs @ 23kg..."
Cons: "The entertaiment film needs more variety..."

Pros: "Great airline!"
Cons: "some of the gates can be long walk"

Pros: "My flight was really comfortable, thanks"
Cons: "The thing I didn't like it was when I was in Tokyo I stayed overnight I didn't know what I expected for first timer like me I wish they give me some kind of a voucher food, nothing big but I really like in Tokyo though thanks"

Cons: "The flight was delayed 9 hours! I had to make other arraignments so I wouldn't miss my conference. I lost money because of the great delayed."

Pros: "Flight from Chicago had lots of leg room, Attendants are great!"
Cons: "Maybe come around more often with water/drinks and offer more movies and food choices."

Pros: "Food legroom service friendliness"
Cons: "Could not view flight info on map"

Pros: "Love the service provided by the flight crews. The landing was smooth and quick."
Cons: "Flight was delayed and the crew announced the same thing about it twice."

Cons: "Exit door seats, which are normally good, were extremely close together. Very uncomfortable."

Pros: "The work ethic and sweetness of the stewardess , aways happy and work together well. Very detail in saftey and checked everything. Very good in caring for all in flight"
Cons: "Great food. Really good , gave menu to choose from. , other airlines will say chicken or beef and you pic ..... Great price on my ticket. Most my flights are 1200. Got my ticket for 862. I very happy"

Pros: "I have two flight which is United and ANA. I love ANA so much especially the food!! And the crew!!!. The food is the best! I love it!! And the crew is so friendly, professional and lovely."
Cons: "So far I don't have"

Pros: "Early arrival. Crew very good."
Cons: "Lack of seating choice. Standby tickets issued at Dulles 15 hrs ahead of flight. Tight transfer time."

Pros: "staff was very nice and helpful"
Cons: "movies were not sp good"

Pros: "the crew was friendly and efficient."
Cons: "The controls on the seat were hard to work. The seat itself was old-style. The food was not appetizing. I didn't use the entertainment system."

Cons: "Headset wasn't working propperly."

Pros: "I liked that they feed us good food, and we were feed several times. We were also offered several drinks, and all the flight attendants were extremely nice. We would fly Ana airways all the time if given the chance. Seats were very comfortable and spacious."
Cons: "I liked everything, everything was excellent"

Pros: "Staff pleasant"
Cons: "Entertainment could be improved"

Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "When I went to counter to get my seat assignment I was offered 25,000 yen to take a later flight because mine was overbooked. I agreed and began notifying my transportation at my final destination when I was told nevermind, space was no longer needed. This was aggrevating."

Pros: "On time, great crew and service."

Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "Space was horrible for a seven hour flight"

Pros: "Liked I got an aisle seat. But we should have that choice as we are purchasing the ticket"
Cons: "The boarding in lax"

Cons: "More movies to choose from. Food."

Cons: "Ok"

Pros: "Seats are comfy"
Cons: "Food is the worst out of many other airlines"

Pros: "Comfortable"
Cons: "Need more comfortable headsets or ability to use personal earphones."

Pros: "Comfort of the seats."
Cons: "There should be more choices of food for people who do not eat Asian food."

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Pros: "Both the ground and aircrew were very helpful. I had a short transfer to another flight and was immediately greeted by a crew member that pointed me in the right direction. It was so relieving! There was also good entertainment and decent food on this flight."
Cons: "I just wish there were vegetarian food options."

Cons: "A better selection of movies and a bit more legroom."

Pros: "Really happy as had a exit seat so lots of leg room"

Pros: "The crew and food was great. The legroom not so great."

Pros: "Crew was super nice . Food from Chicago to Taipei was not good but from Taipei to Osaka delicious. Not enough room for man like me 6'2" in Boeing 777 better in 787 ."
Cons: "Look above"

Pros: "The premium economy seat was pretty comfortable, and much better than those I have experienced in economy on other airlines, the food was really very good, the plane was very clean, the crew very professional, take off and arrival were both on time."
Cons: "No complaints."

Pros: "I like everything five stars rating."

Pros: "Never heard of Eva air, highly recommend. The plane itself was very comfortable, many amenities provided. Staff was very friendly and helpful."

Cons: "Very good"

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

Pros: "Staff. Entertainment."
Cons: "Food was average. Space small. But economy always is."

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

Pros: "Clean plane"
Cons: "Food was horrible, flight Attendants are professional but cold as ice."

Cons: "No clothes to change. My fruits were expired because off the luggages not come to the destination."

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

Cons: "No way to tell them that I am vegetarian. And only if I buy tickets with their site I can get it :("

Pros: "Flight attendants are always polite and friendly. Nice to see a happy staff with a smile! They also always kept the bathrooms nice and clean !"
Cons: "The meal was average airline food. Wish airline executives taste the food that are given to their customers. It’s not that difficult to serve better tasting meals."

Pros: "Amazing food, comfy seats and good entertainments system"

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

Cons: "Could use salt and pepper, it was not offered."

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

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

Pros: "Overall good"
Cons: "Seat seems a little small for big guy"

Pros: "Well trained crew. very attentive and polite. Comfortable seats and I find the Airline food is very good and fresh. The cost of the flight was very reasonable, compared to the other airlines. EVA Flight attendants are gorgeous and carry out their tasks very professionally and with a smile to all."
Cons: "Only issue was that I felt the entertainment needed to be more updated and with more selections within each category. Still I found the entertainment was okay and appreciated on such a long flight"

Pros: "None"
Cons: "Serving are very poorly"

Pros: "Got upgraded to premium economy. The convenience pack they give you was very nice. Cabin crew was great!"
Cons: "The food did not agree with me but that was the only bad thing."

Pros: "same comments as the Toronto to Taipei sector...."

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

Cons: "Cool"

Pros: "Nice facility and good food"
Cons: "Some crew members seemed tired and did everything minimally"

Pros: "Punctual and comfortable flights. The lounge at KIX & TPE are both excellent."
Cons: "The quality of food on board needs to be improved. It is best to get a good meal in the lounge before boarding."

Pros: "Very satisfied,"

Pros: "People very friendly and the flights were on time"

Pros: "Dito..."

Cons: "Food just okay."

Pros: "Legroom i believe is better than other economy seats. Boarding and disembarkation was fast and orderly. Staff were very helpful. Restrooms were kept clean during the long flight."
Cons: "Few movie/TV selections"

Pros: "Crew were polite on boarding, and throughout flight when seen then"
Cons: "Service was terrible, flown to thailand with these ba and thai airways and thai airways will beat everyone hands down"

Pros: "Had reclineable seat... Was able to sleep. ..."
Cons: "No complaints. ..."

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

Pros: "Food was good n very timely."

Pros: "the fly were good but there will be no more fly too BKK after the 9 June"

Pros: "Warm blankets"

Pros: "Flight took off and landed safely :) food was available. Great movie selection"
Cons: "Eggs were disgusting rubbery over cooked mess. Potatoes were also a disaster. I ate is as I had no options....... but wasn't even close to good."

Pros: "Having social distance space to take a nap"
Cons: "I sat in the middle seat of the middle of the plane and the staff kept skipping me during meal and drink service because they assumed the other side took care of me. So that was annoying. I had to keep flagging them down."

Pros: "The aircraft was comfortable and the electronic amenities were decent and needs improvement"
Cons: "Free WiFi and Dancing boys"

Pros: "As always crew magnificent"

Pros: "Wifi !!!!"
Cons: "Bigger seats"

Pros: "Tripulación muy atenta"

Pros: "The A330, despite being an old plane, had really good recline."
Cons: "The entertainment was very outdated."

Pros: "Too crowded"
Cons: "One more staff will be better"

Pros: "The service as usual on Qatar is excellent"
Cons: "2-2-2 setup is old style for business class and while the seats were nice it means either you are stuck by the window or need to move to let others out in the aisle"

Cons: "Slow boarding while passengers stand in the queue, late take off"

Cons: "Refund my ticket"

Pros: "Q-suites are fantastic."
Cons: "Boarding was a mess. Premium boarding line was tied up by economy passengers and ground crew did not turn them back"

Pros: "Good Service.Efficient"
Cons: "No Phone charging facilities on back of the seat unlike other Qatar aircraft."

Pros: "Delighteful experience"
Cons: "Better guidance at transit stop"

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: "Everything"
Cons: "Non"

Pros: "Good entertainment."
Cons: "Very cramped seating."

Cons: "Ord to Doh: People kept window blinds open all through 15 hour flight Flight temperature kept very warm"

Pros: "Plane was very empty so it allowed us to spread out."
Cons: "Cabin noise was loud. There was a high pitched whine throughout the whole trip."

Pros: "Went out of their way to be helpful"

Cons: "The gentleman next to me had broad shoulders, so I spent most of the flight with my body a bit twisted, and eating without being able to move my right arm normally was undesirable. The cabin was kept a bit warm throughout the flight. We had a long wait (30 - 45 minutes after leaving the gate) before takeoff."

Pros: "Seats were comfortable, they were aware of alternative meal requests, professional, comfortable temperature"
Cons: "When dropping my bag at check in counter, the employee at the counter asked, somewhat intrusively, what the extra fee I paid was for. When I told her it was for the Al Mourjan lounge in Doha, her facial response and attitude came across as judgemental, and was not appropriate"

Pros: "B777 Dreamliner is dreamy. Lots of overhead luggage space. Decent leg room (could always be more). Great individual entertainment screen for long transcontinental flights. Flight staff was a mixed international crew, very friendly, unpretentious, polite and just nice compared to other airlines. The planes they use seem very new. Would definitely recommend Qatar Air over Aeroflot any day."
Cons: "Food was decent for airline food but nothing to rave about and as with most airlines uses too much plastic packaging. Although I was pleased that some of the flights used metal flatware, but still too much waste in the industry in my opinion. Also, the headphone jack was not compatible with my headphones. The type used on the 777 is the dual pronged one. I did not have an adapter so had to use the crappy headphones that are provided."

Pros: "Food was great Seats were comfortable Everyone was super nice"

Pros: "everything went smoothly, no delays, boarding was easy and quick"

Pros: "Checkin crew was rude and was not at all respectful"
Cons: "Checkin crew was rude and was not at all respectful"

Cons: "Boarding at JFK very disorganized. Poor system. No vetting of wheel chair users many fakers."

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

Pros: "Heavenly for an airplane ride!"

Pros: "see above"
Cons: "see above"

Pros: "Good, drinks, service and entertainment system."

Pros: "Although we flew economy, we received excellent service from an attendant from the Philippines."
Cons: "We have no complaints."

Pros: "On demand entertainment systems seem standard, as I’ve flown Qatar several times and always had it. Friendly staff. And Doha is a great connection airport."

Pros: "Cabin crew including the ground staff were awesome in providing best of its class customer service. Food and entertainment onboard was really good."

Pros: "i do like service in plane and at the counter no problem with baggage.all ok.thank for good service.sincerly vladimir hodan"

Pros: "All"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "smooth and on time with efficient service."

Pros: "Stopover in Doha fun. The people are so friendly."

Pros: "Enterment"
Cons: "Crew nice alway take care customer"

Pros: "The flight attendants was nicer on this flight then the US to Doha flight"
Cons: "Seats were not comfortable"

Pros: "Seats are comfortable with plenty of leg space. Aircrafts were clean and tidy. Landing and take off were smoothest I have ever experienced."
Cons: "Menu choice was very basic and quantity was also poor. Food quality was below par in terms of taste and presentation. In-flight crew was inefficient and flow. Meal trays laid on meal tables for hours after the passengers finished food. Flight attendants literally responded in over 30 min of call. I pressed special meals online before boarding. However, the flight attendants were not sure. They went back to kitchen to verify that and return with the ordered meal."

Cons: "No consistency with hand luggage. My companions and I were held to strict weight limits. Others were getting on with three and four bags."

Pros: "Comfortable seat and good service"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "In-flight entertainment is excellent. Some of the grew also excellent. Had excellent seat 68d. Lots of leg room. Aircraft looked brand new."
Cons: "6 hour delay with no explanation. No apology. Stuck in transit with nothing to do. Not impressed at all. Boarding also delayed. Food on this flight was very poor."

Pros: "everything was as expected from a world-class in the travel world."
Cons: "In economy class, the seats are not as roomy as I thought and leg room space is not suited for overseas 12+ hours travel comfort."

Pros: "Comfortable, attractive, nice music, good food, nice crew, on time, easy takeoff and landing! What else could you ask for? ;-)"

Pros: "Nice and spacious aircraft."
Cons: "Some confusion on Hindu meal and vegetarian meals."

Cons: "Boarding staff give us wrong advice to make extra money from the passenger. They also pressurized us to decide quickly. our each check in baggage was over weight 1 KG or less than 1 KG due to faulty scale at home. Instead of giving us a choice or advice that you are allowed two more hand bags. They pressurized us to make one baggage over weight from all 7 bags and harassed us to do it quickly because they are closing counter in 20 minutes. That's how they charged me another $65. Also they lied on the counter that your seats are in a row but when i went into the plane our seats were separate. Lesson learned don't trust the person over the counter of Qatar airways."

Pros: "Attentive service ready to appease any request very clean toilets"
Cons: "Type of aircraft Films Selections in particular World Group not changed much since April"

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "had to cnx due to covid-19"
Cons: "had to cnx due to covid-19"

Pros: "Ok"
Cons: "Comfort"

Cons: "Boarding was chaotic. In seat entertainment had great selection, but dated screens."

Pros: "Nothing really."
Cons: "Their time."

Pros: "Only cleanilyness inside the plane"
Cons: "Customer service at the checkin at the airport and also the service by the flight attendant inside the plane"

Cons: "The airplane broke from Abudabi to Delhi with 4 hrs delay."

Pros: "The food was amazing with good And comfortable air conditioning. Cleanliness was maintained as well."
Cons: "The food serving was late it could be more manageable. The leg space is also not comfortable. Also the some seat needs to be repaired as the recliners not working."

Cons: "The crew is the most arrogant and ill mannered from all the other international airlines I have flown with - so please be ready for a very unwelcome experience. I had also worded this out as a complain to them, but received a very lukewarm and uninterested reply."

Pros: "..."
Cons: "....."

Pros: "Check-in was easy and smooth."
Cons: "Agents at check-in desk took longer time to process passengers, even though some desks had two people helping. The web check-in line moved slower than the line with passengers who had not done online check-in. When I booked my flight via kayak, I was not given an option to select seats (this was new) . I was able to indicate my seat preference but there was no followup. When I checked in online 24 hours before my flight, the only option for seats was in the middle, which I did not want, although I I knew the flight would not be full. I was able to change seats when I checked in with the agent in the airport ."

Pros: "have good lounge seats"

Cons: "I booked 2 tickets but it was not allowing me to check-in as well as seat selection online"

Pros: "I got 2 seats to myself, which was great"
Cons: "Seats were too close together for a 15 hr flight"

Pros: "Very well organized and efficient. Very friendly staff. Great service."
Cons: "I paid for internet which constantly disconnected. Waste of money."

Cons: "Flight was hot ac not working enough food was horrible."

Pros: "Charging for devices at the seat, not too cramped."
Cons: "Out of DC, they weighed every carryon item both at check in and at the gate. I couldn’t fill my water bottle before boarding or I would have been overweight... I’ve never had an airline be so picky. And then they lost one of my bags - ironic given the precision about baggage weight."

Pros: "Same as Above"
Cons: "Same as Above"

Cons: "Food not very good. Service used to be better in the past"

Pros: "MUTTON WAS EXCELLENT"
Cons: "SAME MOVIES BOTH FLIGHTS"

Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Full flight with small seats with little leg room, uncomfortable on a long flight and, I am very petite! Old, dated movies Mediocre food"

Pros: "Cabin, boarding"
Cons: "Transit through Abu Dhabi is a pain"

Pros: "Free movies and polite hostesses and service"
Cons: "Free internet"

Pros: "Crew ppl was nice"
Cons: "Front ppl at the counter was absolutely horrible. I will never ever recommend any one to fly with Etihad airways.i travel for work and I never had a experience like this. Never in my life."

Pros: "Etihad transfer bus to Dubai from Abu Dhabi is free, super convenient, and a great experience!"

Pros: "The Crew was responsive and attentive."
Cons: "The On Boarding process, a bit too many checks on the weight of Carry ons (7Kg)and Laptop Bag (5Kg), which was a big inconvenience and I never experienced with any other airlines and believe me I have flown on virtually every airline. The food options were limited and the crew ran out of food choices (Veg) fast."

Cons: "When there is a connecting flight from Domestic to international, Domestic is letting us in without any restrictions on Cabin luggage but in middle of journey in Chicago they have really troubled all the passengers, mainly they haven't checked the baggage's untill we have boarded the flight though everyone is there before 2 hrs of the and i personally asked they if my bags needs any new tags but just before they pulled everyone from the line and screwed us. which is really bad."

Cons: "They didn't allow carry on bag even it's 2 CM higher. Good was very poor, check in was nasty and too much long waiting lines even after web check in. Customer responsive ness was worst part"

Pros: "Timings & Fare"
Cons: "Return flight from Abu Dhabi to New Delhi wasn't comfortable due to higher temperature"

Pros: "Fast and on time"
Cons: "My butt hurts"

Pros: "Leg room"
Cons: "Boarding was chaotic Crew wss average in service"

Pros: "The food was great."
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats for too long a flight. Boarding took forever."

Pros: "All seats had power outlets"
Cons: "Plane was older than expected. Food/service was nothing exceptional."

Pros: "Food, In flight entertainment"
Cons: "Etihad has the most ridiculous carry on baggage policy. They have this cage within which your carry on should fit in. If it does not then you have to pay $320 to check in the bag which I was forced to pay. Never seen any airline doing such a shitty thing and overcharging. Also, I think they turned the AC off during the flight and I was fanning myself for the entire 14 hour duration of the trip. WTF??"

Pros: "Amenities package with toothpaste and brush."

Pros: "Nothing was good"
Cons: "Air hostess were very rude. Her name is Iliana , none of them have name tags on. I guess that will he the first thing any passengers would expect. Food was not served as per the menu. They gave away whay ever they wish. To ask for water we had to request 4-5 times. The air hostess Iliana was bumping constanly into us, and does not even have courtesy of apologising. Because of her I could not even sleep for a second in the plane. Iliana is very racist. When multi cultural people are around, it a common sense that we have to talk in a language which is understandable by every one. She was speaking in the local language, and messing around with the fellow passengers for a small issue. She is definitely not fit as an air hostess, if she is there as a racist. there was another air hostess who as shouting at us to book business class if we need to order individually. A kid beside me was asking for an ice cream if we had a chance of purchasing it, like we do in domestic airlines. When I was requesting for the ice cream, she mentioned it thrice to book a ticket in business class. Rude absolutely very very rudeeeee. Untolerable service.....worst really worst service. There was no blanket and ear plugs kept on my seat, I request iliana thrice for blanket and ear plugs, she was like i will give you after I serve everyone, but I never had one through out my journey. This is how Eithad has trained their air hostess to handle passengers. seriously I will never ever choose eithad."

Cons: "I was assigned a middle seat next to a obese person. It was very unpleasant 13 hours, and the airlines could have moved one of us."

Cons: "It was delayed more than 7 hrs. We had early morning flight . They disnot allow us to get out to get food. They just sreve cice water. I had to take medicine with food."

Pros: "The plane was specious but the crew needs to improve their service ."
Cons: "___"

Cons: "Etihad doesn't have a consistent baggage policy. The line manager at the checkin did not stand by the company. Not ready to give a written statement of what they told me at the check-in counter. Customers are held hostage with the inconsistent policies and what ever they relay to you, you do not have any option but abide by that or cancel the trip."

Pros: "I was pained to see so many passengers hassled at checking time by the crew. When carry luggage with same dimensions was allowed on onward journey how can it be oversized on the return journey? I was asked to refer the website for dimensions and tod that Ethihad does not use standard carry on baggage size. Some passengers were forced to buy new carry on luggage at the airport. It is pathetic service in my opinion because the airline put so many elderly passengers with no knowledge of English to a lot of heardship."

Pros: "I like the Islamic programs, nice food, nice pillow"

Pros: "Very professional but efficient."

Pros: "Loved the cabin crew, they were friendly, helpful and attentive despite a very long journey from Chicago to Islamabad."
Cons: "One piece of luggage was is banged up that there is a large dent and the handle no longer closes...unfortunately one of the best peices of luggage. Limited staff for such a filled flight, despite their best efforts service suffered. Need a seperate section for families with children. Face mask might be offered to passangers who coughed much of the journey causing concern about sharing germs in air that is already still. Food and toilet areas were smelly towards end of flight."

Cons: "No person travelling from New York received their luggage in New Delhi. After a frustrating wait in Abu Dhabi terminus for 24 hours to be subjected to another wait & search for luggage & eventually fill the displaced luggage forms was quite an ordeal. The only silver lining was that the luggage was eventually sent home after 72 hours. NEVER EVER RECOMMEND ETIHAD FOR TRAVELLING"

Cons: "1 piece of luggage was missing from flight EY218 on 18 June 2016. Wheel of one luggage was broken when the luggage was received at the belt after flight EY 218 landed at New Delhi"

Pros: "Friendly staff, legroom was OK, American's gates at ORD were fairly clean."
Cons: "Great big stain on the carpet around the end of the gates looked pretty bad."

Pros: "The food was ok."
Cons: "The crew at O'hare Airport had terrible customer service.. The boarding crew made everyone buy new carry-on bags as their current bags were apparently 'too tall' to fit, even though most of the passengers there had arrived from domestic flights without having any issue with their carry-on baggage. They said that either pay $300 to check-in your bag, or buy a new bag. Once everyone had bought new bags ($100 minimum) and ditched their old bags (created a huge pile in the corner of the boarding area), they didn't bother to check the new bags to see if they were now compliant... Never flying with Etihad!"

Cons: "Gate manager "Nadia" very rude and unprofessional in dealing with boarding passengers."

Pros: "Baggage checked all the way to JFK New York"
Cons: "Relatively long line for check in."

Pros: "All other service were good."

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