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Etihad Airways, Aer Lingus and Ethiopian Air have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Ireland to Chicago O'Hare Intl. Confirm policies on booking site.
Etihad Airways does not allow booking a middle seat on flights from Ireland to Chicago O'Hare Intl.
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Cons: "Boarding was late and line was very lonf"
Pros: "Seat more comfortable than most economy seats with other airlines. Smiling, attentive cabin attendants. Good food. Easy to get to next flight. Seems a bit more spacious than other airlines."
Cons: "Free Wifi."
Pros: "Crew Was very friendly , smiley, and welcoming."
Cons: "Movie selection could have been better, but was ok."
Cons: "Need more movies to choose from."
Cons: "The flight was delayed by more than two hours leaving from Delhi to Zurich and by more than an hour leaving Zurich to Chicago. The service on the Delhi Zurich flight was minimal, inflight entertainment did not work in spite of the crew trying to reset, the bathrooms were AWFUL!"
Cons: "No overhead fans and seats were not very comfortable."
Pros: "Same as above- wonderful crew, smooth take off and landing Very pleasant flight attendants the entire flight Service was great"
Cons: "Again / wish all airlines had more comfortable seating in economy clas"
Pros: "The food that I did get was decent There was wine A couple decent movies were available"
Cons: "They were basically out of food almost everytime they got to me. The Arm rest only went half way up They didnt pass out water as much as they usually do"
Pros: "I like the way they take care of their guests, I have 0 complaints"
Pros: "Was smooth. From take off to landing. Captain kept us informed all the way to our destination."
Cons: "No complaints."
Pros: "Great Food and very pleasant personnel."
Cons: "Choices of music and movies."
Pros: "Service and food were amazing! The flight crew were wonderful and gave us a tremendous amount of intention!"
Cons: "Nothing... the flight was great!"
Pros: "Good food, ice cream and free alcohol"
Pros: "Comfortable....customer-service oriented staff. Enjoyable food, and entertainment."
Pros: "Flight was comfortable and crew was second to none. They were very attentive and courteous."
Pros: "The crew was friendly and very attentive. The food was surprisingly good. I would definitely try to fly SWISS again."
Cons: "Not a big deal, but I missed the vents above the seats."
Pros: "Entertainment options were pretty good."
Cons: "If people leaned the their seat back it was very uncomfortable and hard to get in and out, eat and or watch the tv."
Pros: "Easy. Pleasant staff. I felt safe and happy."
Pros: "2 Long flights. Friendly, efficient crew. Plane was clean. Price was good."
Pros: "Friendly and professional crew, good movie selection"
Cons: "Not enough room in the seats. Could not open my lap top in avaialable space. Very tight feeling."
Pros: "non stop food was a great distraction from being on plane so long. Loved blanket and pillow and having own TV. Service was constant and the crew were so wonderful! I would be delighted to fly swiss air again."
Cons: "Boarding was unorganized but I am sure that is no fault of your own."
Pros: "Boarding was on time. Staff very courteous. No complaints at all"
Pros: "Both the food and service were fantastic. A great choice of mid flight entertainment"
Pros: "The captain kept us informed of all the delays and changes to the flight. The food was excellent and served at appropriate times. The entertainment system proved enough variety for everyone to relax and enjoy themselves on the flight. The agent seated our entire family of four together in the middle section, which was convenient for all of us."
Cons: "The temperature in the airplane was very cold. Both myself and all my children struggled to stay warm, even with the blankets provided. Is there a way to increase the interior cabin temperature? I also wish they had allowed families with children to pre-board the flight."
Pros: "Great experience. GOod comfortable flight, crew and overall services"
Cons: "I wish there were more bollywood albums and more bollywood movies...to choose from"
Pros: "Crew was excellent."
Cons: "The advanced seat reservations that we had paid for 7 months in advance were changed to very uncomfortable substitutes without giving us a reason."
Pros: "Comfy seats. Friendly staff. Lots of food and beverage options"
Cons: "The length of the flight. But I don't know how to make it shorter"
Pros: "This was my first time flying on Swiss Air. Beautiful aircraft and a very friendly crew. Food was good and our flight was on time. Lots of options for in-flight entertainment."
Cons: "The boarding process was not ideal. This was our first time in the Zurich airport and we were not aware of the passport check at the gate. There were no signs and several passengers tried to board without the stamp only to be sent to the passport check line. Very frustrating. Also, there was no organization so everyone just rushed forward when boarding was called. They should consider boarding by rows to make it a more orderly process. Finally, there was no leg room at all. I realize airlines are trying to squeeze every passenger in that they can, but this was ridiculous. I'm 5'11" and my knees were pinned against the seat in front of me."
Pros: "crew was great. Food was excellent. Bathrooms in good shape."
Cons: "No internet. Very slim choices for entertainment."
Pros: "Great kosher food!"
Cons: "Leg room"
Cons: "Not enough leg room"
Cons: "see above"
Pros: "Plane was held for us for the late arrival of a previous flight. Extremely professional crew."
Cons: "Entertainment system fairly dated."
Pros: "Same as on top"
Cons: "The seats"
Pros: "Very nice flight back home! Comfortable seats (Great receline - almost too much for your neighbors), great food, lots of entertainment, etc. Flight attendants were nice. They left snacks, water, juice and soda out in the galley if you were in the mood for something. Bathrooms were clean. Overall I rate this flight a 9/10."
Cons: "The seat reclining in front of you made it very hard to get out of your seat and into the aisle without major clumsiness and disturbing your fellow passengers. Also the headphone jack has the old fashioned 2 prong. So you can't use your own headphones without an adapter if you only want to listen out of one ear the whole time."
Pros: "Food, service,"
Pros: "Seats are roomy"
Cons: "Selection of movies rather poor"
Pros: "Cabin Service was excellent."
Cons: "OMG the seats are so close together it's very uncomfortable in coach. If the person in front leans back forget it. Not enough room for average sized person. Forget about it if you're a big person."
Pros: "courteous updates; excellent service."
Cons: "waiting 35 minutes for gate upon arrival"
Pros: "People were friendly."
Cons: "Boarding was little confusing"
Pros: "Good frequent food / beverage service."
Cons: "Bathrooms were pretty soiled - may have just been seen between having been noticed by staff."
Pros: "Great tasting food and lots of movies to choose from"
Cons: "Wish they would board the plane from the back to the front. Maybe that would eliminate the back up in the aisle during boarding times."
Pros: "The Food was Great Peoples was Nice"
Cons: "The plane was cold and we got a cold"
Pros: "The warm professionalism, quality of service, and attention to detail by the flight crew was outstanding."
Pros: "seats were comfortable and we left on time."
Cons: "My bag lost it's tag either in Minneapolis or on the way to Chicago and was re-tagged. It then took 5 days for the bag to arrive at my final destination. Swiss airlines didn't answer any phone calls, didn't respond to email messages sent through the Swiss air website. Had to get an outside agency involved to recover luggage."
Pros: "the service was good"
Cons: "i bougt my ticket on Swiss Airlines. Originally only my frist flight was operated by United. Then something happened and the flight went late and i lost my connections. i ended up flying 24hs late (FROM NY), had to payed a hotel, and my next flight was with United (AGAIN). I really wanted to travel with Swiss, because they have a Ski bag included on the luggage. I ended up paying extra bag in United."
Pros: "Great Movie selection Got fed a lot (2 meals, 2 snacks, and many beverages) Boarded early and got going to take off early Split up the meals/ snacks good to make the flight go by fast."
Cons: "People rude and inconsiderate about sleepy across multiple unused seats, overall had nothing to do with the airlines and flight."
Pros: "I like everything"
Cons: "Everything is good perfekt"
Pros: "Kosher snacks! Thank you! Very safe and controlled Covid procedures. Made me feel safe."
Pros: "Very controlled and safe Covid procedures. Outlets and screens at every seat."
Pros: "Felt very clean and so glad they are not selling every seat"
Pros: "great everything!"
Pros: "It was all good glad the last leg of the trip was pleasant."
Pros: "Airplane accelerated from stand-by directly to runway without preparation stop. Awesome!"
Cons: "The unfortunate delay prevented me from attending my grandmother’s wake. Fewer delays would be helpful."
Pros: "Everything was good/adequate, nothing was exceptional."
Pros: "The fight was very professionally carried out."
Cons: "The gate agent hurried ineffectively to board our slightly delayed flight (around 10 min). She left open the Priority Lane and boarded all pax there, having to step 4 steps to the left to scan every boarding pass."
Pros: "It was ok"
Cons: "Seat the family together"
Cons: "The in-flight entertainment in my seat did not work properly so I could not enjoy watching movies or shows. A minor but unfortunate inconvenience."
Cons: "Taxied at ORD for 45 minutes waiting for a gate to vacate."
Cons: "Smooth on time flight"
Cons: "Broken in-seat entertainment system for one of our seats, customs pre-clearance in Dublin took forever, but not the airline's fault."
Cons: "Older aircraft"
Pros: "The crew really kept us updated on the many delays."
Cons: "There were SO many delays and they kept changing. At one point we got on and off the plane."
Pros: "Everything was good except boarding was delayed several times and even after everyone had boarded. We arrived 2 hours behind originally scheduled time as the result."
Cons: "Delta needs to try harder to minimize flight delays."
Pros: "The seats were ok."
Cons: "The flight was delayed over 3 hours so I missed my connection in Chicago to Seattle. I’m now stick in Chicago overnight and have to be on a 6 am flight tomorrow. The Delta staff at LaGuaurdia was extremely rude and not helpful at all. Hate Delta......"
Cons: "The seats are not very comfortable for such a long flight"
Pros: "Flight left on time"
Cons: "Gate crew had trouble identyfing boarding pass on their computer. Difficulty getting on plane"
Pros: "Crew were very good but the seats were not comfortable for an eight hour flight"
Cons: "A little bit of leg space"
Pros: "Fast boarding, friendly crew, and comfy seats"
Cons: "It was pretty bumpy and a few times we changed altitude very quickly"
Pros: "I loved the flight attendants and the desk staff everyone was so friendly and made me want to travel delta again."
Cons: "Delta doesn’t offer military spouses free checked bags and I found this out at the airport. It was disheartening, but at least it’s Delta and not the airline that is supposed to represent America."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Small aircraft"
Cons: "Over an hour delay before boarding due to supposedly bad weather. Because flight was overbooked they were offering $400 gift card to change to standby on another flight. If you didn’t make that flight (evening), you’d be confirmed on a flight the following morning with one stop in Detroit (we booked a nonstop to Chicago). Uh, no thanks. Then to top it off, we’ve landed and been told that it will be at least an hour before we can deplane due to no availability at the gate (it’s 1145 pm right now). All this plus their new policy of not allowing us to select our seats because we bought the cheapest tickets. Really Delta? You go ahead and cater to the rich and I’ll choose to fly with another airline."
Pros: "Crew friendly"
Cons: "Middle seat with no option for me to move"
Pros: "Friendly service, comfortable seat, on time, no issues."
Pros: "The crew was great"
Cons: "The flight was 4 hours delayed"
Pros: "I flew on a basic economy fare (I understand the restrictions) and was seated in Economy Comfort +, so that was appreciated."
Cons: "I could see on the Fly Delta app that I had been placed in seat 10B, but neither the app nor my boarding pass gave me a group to board with, so I assumed that I needed to board with group 3, which necessitated gate-checking my rollerboard bag. Only when I approached the gate to board did I notice on the info screen that I had been "upgraded" to Comfort + and granted boarding with the Sky Priority group. I wish this had been clearer so I could have avoided waiting to board and gate-checking my bag. Minor inconvenience but room for improvement on Delta's part."
Pros: "Friendly staff and comfortable seating"
Pros: "This was not my original transfer flight but everyone was much nicer and helpful than serious and being rude. Love Delta, I did not flight United because I wouldn’t have met my United flight once landing in ATL. The Young African American woman who was at the gate was amazing and so reassuring that I would make my flight to Chicago. Would book Delta, just because of how nice she was to me."
Pros: "i liked that staff and crew were very communicative and pleasant."
Cons: "one crew member didn't show up and caused delayed flight."
Cons: "Too tight and seats not comfortable."
Pros: "Free entertainment of new and older movies, free meals (although still typical airline food"
Cons: "Can someone please improve airline food?! They definitely fed us a lot, which is not something that usually happens on coach flights, but the main entrees were quite soggy."
Pros: "Ease of flight"
Pros: "Plane arrived early"
Cons: "They board the front of the plane first, meaning the aisles get clogged up slowing down the process. Also, staff kept insisting pre boarding that more people needed to check their bags because there wasn't enough overhead bin space, but there were plenty of bins not full by take off."
Cons: "There is just not enough leg room for a flight that long and the seats don't recline enough to be comfortable unless you upgrade and the tickets were already overpriced."
Pros: "Accident on way to airport, so I showed up to check bags 45 minutes before flight time. They said they couldn't get the bag to the plane..in 45 minutes? So, they put on the next flight... 6 hours later. Said I could fly without the bag... uh, no thanks. They would not look for alternatives without charging me more. Flight attendants were crabby, otherwise everything was fine. I flew British Airways a few months ago. Night and day. Seriously. Delta does not even approach having good service. There was no comparison to British Air--- Delta is not in the same league."
Pros: "Airline stewards were very friendly and pleasant."
Cons: "We booked with Delta, but were put on Air France. Even though we had our boarding passes in hand we had to wait in long, slow line for baggage tags because they would not print from kiosk. There was minimal Air France staff on duty serving thousands of passengers during busy season (July). While the lines grew larger, the staff was reduced from 4 to 2. Another long, slow line for customs, another long slow line for security=Charles De Gaulle airport was awful. We arrived at the airport 4 hours before our departure time and got to our boarding gate with no time to spare."
Cons: "Very uncomfortable, seats did not recline and seats way too close together."
Pros: "Entertainment options weren't bad. Most of the crew was polite other than one flight attendant who seemed ambivalent and unhappy to be there."
Cons: "Three hour+ flight and just one tiny bag of pretzels? And no lemon or lime wedges on the beverage cart? Plus, I have to pay extra for one checked bag. I will only fly Delta if I have to in the future. Subpar airline."
Pros: "The crew was friendly and efficient.. Our seats were comfortable for the long flight.. great amount of entertainment to enjoy for such a long flight.. and good variety of food.."
Cons: "We had a 3 hour delay due to mechanical issues.. but the safety measures the crew and staff took was very much appreciated."
Pros: "What I liked: Sky Priority privilege came with separate luggage check-in queues and early boarding"
Cons: "What I disliked: Seats were too small No beverages or snacks offered No USB or power outlets available Three different groups board before Delta Comfort (e.g. those needing more time, travelers with children, first/business class) Didn't see the value compared to a less expensive main cabin ticket"
Pros: "I was notified about the delay via text before I left for the airport, which was nice. I would not have checked my email."
Cons: "Delayed for over 2 hours. I have never flown Delta before this flight and it wasn't a great representation. The flight attendants were nice but I was in a seat near the engine and it was making really weird noises. I fly almost every two weeks, so I'm used to engine noises but this was one of the loudest/most rickety sounding flights I have ever been on.. and I have flown Spirit a few times. It just didn't feel safe. Landing scared me a little too as I have landed in O'Hare countless times and have never flown so low to the highway upon entry. It felt like we were only a couple hundred feet above the cars."
Pros: "Great short trip with an attentive crew."
Cons: "Seats were a bit uncofortable and small compared to previous flights."
Cons: "The flight attendant looked like she was mad throughout the whole flight"
Pros: "We were delayed due to weather and Delta brought a cart of snacks and drinks over to the gate for us."
Pros: "Everything went well"
Cons: "I was late from first flight"
Pros: "Yes, Very good"
Pros: "Seats were very comfortable. Plane interior was in new condition, including electronic window shade tinting."
Cons: "Staff was not particularly warm or attentive. Was never offered more to drink, and after asking for more wine was ignored."
Cons: "KLM lost my suitcase and did not deliver it until three days later... They refused to compensate me for having delivered the bag with broken articles inside (A pair of Rayban Wayfarers!)"
Pros: "Food was great, movie selection too. Everything was great except for I couldn’t really get comfortable to sleep"
Cons: "Not sure how to make the seats more comfortable. I have some back issues though. However, some of my travel companions slept right through the flight."
Pros: "The crew is excellent but the seats are not comfortable enough. There should be a way to balance money and comfort,not just placing people in seats they do not fit into"
Cons: "Nothing,just the seats. Cleanliness was perfect"
Pros: "Muslim food"
Pros: "The crew."
Cons: "The time between flights."
Cons: "Information on arrival time was not correct"
Cons: "Delay due to strike"
Cons: "Flight got cancelled"
Pros: "Seats were super comfortable, bigger than most planes with extra leg room. Food was excellent and fresh, amazing Dutch cheese sampler was divine. No nonsense staff who had all connecting flight info on hand when we arrived in Abu Dhabi. KLM staff were friendly and efficient. Fabulous airline."
Pros: "Boarding was quick and flight was calm"
Cons: "The coffe and breakfast."
Cons: "The KLM crew are always great serving and treating you. Well above many other airlines."
Pros: "Comfortable seat, great crew."
Cons: "Flight delayed, no USB port and no entertainment"
Pros: "Crew was nice and pleasant"
Cons: "Flight very late"
Pros: "Pleasant flight"
Cons: "We were delayed & missed our connection"
Pros: "Food, entertainment and crew was exceptionally friendly."
Cons: "Seats not great for such a long flight."
Cons: "We had 4 hour delay causing a stop over at 3am. So yeah"
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: "Nice aircraft"
Cons: "Unexpected refueling stop. 2 hr delay Lost connection Reached destination after 18 hr delay"
Pros: "Being fed was amazing and watching free TV was great!"
Cons: "I wish there were personal fans because it got uncomfortably hot sandwiched between people"
Cons: "Long haul flight made pleasant by KLM"
Pros: "Crew were great, food, entertainment, seat and everything else was great as well."
Cons: "The check in desk was late opening & the carry on luggage size was smaller than advertised on their website, so it had to be put in the hold. Open on time to prevent less stress to travelers & give more accurate information about cabin luggage."
Pros: "All good"
Cons: "I have ordered Wheelchair for my parents which one of my parent didn't get it on Mumbai Airport. When they arrived on Amsterdam Netherlands Airport they were dropped to the gate assigned first and once the gate changed on the fly no body came to help them moving to the new gate assigned which was far away to walk. Nobody even came to tell them that the gate has been changed. It was because of my father's alertness they didn't miss the connecting flight and when my father asked help to members on airport none of them helped my parents and other 4 co passengers which also were on wheel chairs. It was so scary experience for them that they asked me not to book any more flights with Jet Airways. I won't recommend Jet Airways to any of my friends for their parents to travel to USA. I strongly recommend you guys to take a strict action against this. This is so unacceptable."
Pros: "Boarding agent extra effort to improve my seating!"
Cons: "Food amount less than expected."
Cons: "I’ve traveled a lot internationally and this was the WORST flight I’ve ever had to endure. I felt like I was being tortured and didn’t sleep at all and so slept when getting into Amsterdam rather than being able to explore the city. I was out $200 for the Airbnb (could’ve stayed in the airport cheaper) and $200 for a dinner cruise I slept through. NEVER AGAIN"
Pros: "Amsterdam airport and Rome airport were as breeze to navigate, even only knowing English"
Pros: "Face recognition was amazing"
Cons: "Too hot on plane"
Pros: "Restrooms clean, decent food and drink, nice cabin crew."
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Friendly crew."
Cons: "So many people on a 747!!"
Pros: "Food was excellent, service from staff was friendly, and entertainment options were great."
Cons: "Not a lot of shoulder room being in the middle seat. But it had adjustments options for a lot of other things which were good."
Pros: "We were fed a nice pasta meal and offered drinks twice. They also gave a muffin for desert. The flight attendants were very nice and attentive with cheerful smiles. I wish every airline had service this good!"
Cons: "The cabin crew was racist. She told me to move back from an empty seat just because she wanted one of the guys ( from her country ) to set on it! Very rude and racist."
Pros: "I got some rest"
Cons: "unable to charge my phone or watch movies"
Pros: "crew were absolutely delightful, full of smiles and doing everything to make you comfortable. seats were fine enough and got some work done and a bit of sleep. first lunch was fresh and tasty, but the second, a burger, was edible, but not much more."
Cons: "tv screens are dated so movies are not as crisp as you find in newer planes. you need a 2 prong audio adapter to use your own headphones."
Pros: "Good flights. Good prices."
Pros: "Decent seat size. Sorta slept the whole flight."
Pros: "had problems checking in , in that I was charged for a suitcase! I have since checked my paper work and found thad that I had paid for a case! I will follow this up when I return to the UK"
Pros: "was very quick"
Pros: "Good multi media access and content"
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: "Didn't allow my carry on. Said too big. Same bag was on earlier connecting flight on much smaller plane. Also on flight on Southwest week prior. But larger intercontinental flight wouldn't allow it."
Pros: "Of the multiple international airlines I recently flew with, I would have to say KLM was by far the best. Relaxing atmosphere, comfortable seating, great in-flight entertainment, although I have the go-go in-flight data/entertainment plan with t-mobile (highly recommended), the flight included a decent selection of movies, television programs, etc. The food far exceeded typical "airline quality," even for an international flight - and included a fabulous little snack box with locally sourced gourmet and specialty items such as chocolate from Belgium, fine cheeses from France, and crackers from England. Drinks = gratis, and crew was exceptionally attentive and went out of their way to make flight as pleasant as possible."
Cons: "Long stop over at Schiphol. Too Long!!!!"
Pros: "Speed, crew, and reliability."
Cons: "Food wasn't good, no entertainment or accessory plug ins, and seats were worn out! Not comfortable at all. Great leg room though."
Pros: "staff hospitality, cleanness of the cabin and toilet and punctuality of the flight"
Cons: "lack of meal options"
Cons: "Flight delayed, had to take two more flights and was a four hour trip turned into a 12 hour, 4 countries trip"
Cons: "the flight was delayed, boarding was the slowest ever and we received something to drink after 1,5h of flight"
Cons: "Never made it to Chicago on original flight due to delays."
Pros: "Friendly crew. Food was nice."
Cons: "Completely destroyed our itenerary"
Pros: "Boarding and de-boarding was quick"
Cons: "We had a very rude male flight attendant that argued with us when they didn't have a vegetarian meal for my wife even though we checked that box when buying our tickets. My wife ate two bread rolls for dinner before the next meal 7 hours later. Later, when the second meal was served, he muttered a smart assed reply to my wife after he handed her food to her. After that meal service he offered everyone coffee except us."
Pros: "My flight was very pleasant and comfortable. It was one of the few times I was actually able to fall asleep on a plane. I also like that this is the first airline that served me blueberry juice which I thought was good."
Cons: "My only dislike was that we left 45 minutes late. Maybe it was not a good situation for some passengers who had to connect immediately, but I still made it in time for my connecting flight."
Cons: "The entertainment kept shutting off, and the crew had to reset it about 5 times. They were very apologetic, and kept trying until finally getting it fixed."
Pros: "The food and the crew were excellent."
Cons: "My family's seats were separated by several rows. The airport gate was not manned until several minutes before boarding time. We had to ride a bus to board the plane. There was an extra passport check. The plane had a very old and outdated entertainment system."
Cons: "We paid for economy comfort and signed up for the 2x2 seats. Instead we received the 2 seats in the middle of 4. we were more than upset, there is no way we would every request the 2 worst seats in that area and given my husband is 6'6' Did not make for a happy experience."
Cons: "Plane too small. Avoiding Airbus jets from now on!"
Cons: "Wasn't given vegetarian option for food and don't eat meat."
Pros: "The seat back video screen"
Cons: "not enough room...to tight. I'm a smaller person and it was too cramped. The food was inedible."
Pros: "The crew was courteous."
Cons: "Another passenger dropped a very heavy suitcase on my head. I have never been afraid for my safety before, but this time I was. I wasn't seriously hurt but what really upsets me is that the other person wasn't even reprimanded. Also, that suitcase was way too heavy and I'm surprised this person was allowed to board the plane with it. Also, boarding was horrible and the flight was late. I will never forget this experience and would avoid flying with Finnair ever again! This was really the worst flight I have ever experienced!"
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Food was terrible. Entertainment system kept breaking."
Cons: "Could not watch any video on screen. Crew tried to reboot my and my partner's screens but they did not work for the 9-hour flight."
Pros: "Crew was fine"
Cons: "Seats are uncomfortable. They lean too far back too so that if the person in front of you is reclined all the way, you're quite uncomfortable. I was able to view the TV screen in front of me better than my own because the person in front of me was completely reclined."
Pros: "Everything was great. They made a nine hour flight actually enjoyable."
Cons: "No seating available at the gate. People had to sit on the floor or stand"
Pros: "Friendly and helpful crew"
Cons: "Boarding process was caotic. We were delayed boarding and arriving. No explanation. Meal selection ran out by row 46 (of 57?) Not choosing finnair to fly with again"
Cons: "This flight was delayed 5 and a half hours and did not arrive into Chicago until almost midnight."
Pros: "Blueberry juice. And best coffee I ever had on an airplane."
Cons: "Can't think of anything."
Pros: "I was surprised with an amount of drinks and food provided.Everything was delicious, and we were very hungry so imagine our happy faces. The crew was professional in all ways.Flight was smooth and comfortable-applause for the pilots!"
Pros: "One cool things is that some of the moveis were translated with several different languages in addition to English and Europearn languages."
Cons: "Distance between the seats are short and seats are somehow uncomfortable."
Cons: "did not get to Helsinki in first place; flight from Warsaw to Helsinki canceled by Finnair (# 742) put in another plane, from other provider (LOT) going straight to Chicago; was not ready for it; we arrived at airport 2 hr before time of boarding and were rushed to plane going up in 45 min; very stressful; my daughter cried and we had no time to say good bays to family paid for selected seats - money not returned selected special meal - stayed hungry (8 hr fly) because they were not aware about our special needs; Finnair shold take care of it when canceling flight and putting us with other provider."
Pros: "Excellent service, professional service, good food that I did not have to pay for. Good flight, would take Finnair again."
Cons: "They answered my question professionally. As I disembarked the plane in Chicago I asked whether Finnair had armed guards. I was not detained, and was not questioned. The crew told me Finnair does not have them but I don't think they appreciated the question."
Pros: "Liked the Airbus seating on Finnair better than American's Boeing 777 seating."
Pros: "never happened"
Pros: "The flight came on time and arrived in Chicago on time. The crew were friendly."
Cons: "The sound was out on my chair, so there was no sound to the movies. The food was really kind of junky and I decided against eating most of it so I wouldn't make myself sick. The meals could really do with more produce and a few more vegan options."
Pros: "Spacious, on time and smooth"
Cons: "There were no vegetarian options and I was unsure where to select a meal preference. This means that I did not eat anything for the duration of the flight....."
Pros: "Good movie selection, frequent water refills, boarding was quick and easy with ample overhead stowage"
Cons: "Seat recline was broken, non-adjustable headrest, older flight crew less tolerant of passenger disrespect, not quite enough bathrooms, food had my stomach in knots"
Pros: "Plane was nice, new, every seat had an entertainment system. Crew was very nice and did their best to accommodate my needing a gluten free meal. *This was an Iberia plane, not an American Airlines plane."
Cons: "The Iberia web site, and web app were not functioning properly. I want able to save any of my personal information such as phone number or known traveler number. I was unable to select a gluten free meal prior to the flight since the web app and website were not working. I tried calleding Iberia customer support over 10 different times and was never able to speak with a representative. The customer support prior to the flight was non-existent."
Pros: "The economy seating was relatively comfortable and spacious, compared to some other airlines, and we boarded and departed on time. Boarding was quick, if chaotic."
Cons: "They gave us ipads to watch movies, which were old and didn't work well, but were difficult to hold if you also got a tray or a drink. They didn't give you much water and it was hard to get service. The airplane itself looked pretty old and a little run-down."
Pros: "Boarded, departed on time arrived early. Food was good snd served timely. Attendents were very friendly"
Pros: "It was an Iberia flight, sold by Finnair. Pretty full but I had two seats by window to myself. I really liked the personal entertainment system at each seat, with lots of choices for viewing and listening, plus usb port for charming my phone. Food was not bad for economy class airplane food. Crew was efficient."
Cons: "A bit cramped - could have used more leg room. But not the worst I've had."
Cons: "I had a seat on an aisle, which was good. But, the TV / video screen did not work. Luckily there wasn't a passenger next to me, and I used that screen. I told the steward, but never got help with the screen. I had to " Lean " for the 9 hours. The bathrooms became gross after 5 hours. I don't need to explain."
Pros: "It seems a bit unfair to rate Finnair, when the flight was serviced by Iberia...that being said - everyone seemed to be put out by any request or basic question. The movies were really good and (UNLIKE the flight from Chicago to Madrid, where i was told they didn't do that) the stewardess on the flight home didn't mind giving me a second glass of wine."
Cons: "the people at the boarding desk in O'Hare were rude & indifferent. The flight attendants on way to Spain were non-existant The food was comically awful!!! The man at the check-in desk in Madrid could not have been ruder or less helpful (Hopefully for his wife's sake!) The food on the way home again was unfortunate.....that can NOT possibly be the best food any company can find in Spain. Hell - wed have been better off with a cheese & ham plate with some bread!!"
Pros: "The flight was so-so. Cramped seating with mediocre food."
Cons: "The problem I had was the multiple email updates from Kayak with the wrong departure time. Fortunately, I checked with American directly. Even after the flight departed I was getting emails that I still had four hours left. Doesn't make sense."
Cons: "The plane was old. The movies were played in the aisle and the selection was inappropriate/terrible. No kids on the flight and they played a Disney dinosaur movie and the Peanuts movie."
Pros: "The flight was operated by Iberia. The crew was very good, the flight was on time and it was a comfortable flight. It was not a full flight (either way to or from Madrid) and there was plenty of room to spread out and sleep which was nice. The entertainment system was great with many options from TV to movies to games and music. The food was only fair but included a meal and a large snack. I will definitely take this flight again."
Cons: "nothing to dislike about the experience"
Pros: "I cannot say enough about how kind, caring and paitent the flight crew was with not only me but others I saw around me. Kudos!!!"
Cons: "experience was awful. Helen Rowena Boysen"
Pros: "Great flight, crew was very nice. I would rebook with British airways."
Cons: "This is 2016 and to have planes that don't have in seat screens for entertainment is ridiculous. This was over a 9 hour flight. Won't choose your airline again because of this."
Pros: "The food and Cava were excellent. So were the friendly staff."
Cons: "Seats slightly too small, but thankfully not as bad as American Airlines on the way over: that was horrible!"
Cons: "The headphone socket didn't work, the screen was tiny, the food was bordering on the inedible, the seating was cramped and uncomfortable, the air was dirty and unhealthy."
Pros: "Entertainment system was awesome and worked very well. Crew was very nice."
Cons: "Bathrooms were very dirty. But I didn't visit them til near the end of the 10 hour flight. That would be why. Our flight took off 1.5hrs late due to plane air conditioning problems."
Pros: "We got there."
Cons: "This is not a Finnair, or most of the other airlines listed on the flight. It is an American Airlines flight, with an older plane with crummy seats, crummy entertainment, and lousy food."
Pros: "No wifi on flight made work very limited in options. Also, tech was off so there was only one movie screen at the front of the section. No individual entertainment. Simply too rough for a long haul flight starting at 5pm, when one wants to do work and relax as it is too early for sleep."
Pros: "FLIGHT WAS ON TIME VERY FRIENDLY STAFF AT GATE ON BOARD STAFF MOSTLY FRIENDLY NO HASSLE WITH MY CARRY ON LUGGAGE FOOD WAS "OK" ONE WORLD SHOULD BRING BACK THE CHEESE PIZZA SNACK! BATHROOMS CLEAN"
Cons: "OLD PLANE OLD ENTERTAINMENT SET WITH FUZZY SCREEN NO WIFI ON BOARD STAFF ON RETURN FLIGHT FRIENDLY BESIDES ONE WOMAN WHO WAS VERY RUDE SEATS ARE TOO CLOSE TOGETHER, NEED MORE SPACE FOR LONG FLIGHTS"
Pros: "The crew was very nice. No late for this flight. For the price it was a good flight"
Cons: "The boeing was very old, So a lack of comfort for a long flight of 9 hours with a little one. No individual sreens for entertainment and the movies they showed was not recent. The food was not very good (frozen bread ...)."
Cons: "US pre-clearance involves a second run through security, which required again getting all liquids into one place. I also means arriving another 20 minutes early at Dublin airport. I suppose this affects every carrier from Dublin to US."
Cons: "There were 3 travelers in our family and we were not seated together. I assumed the flight was full but to our surprise there were empty seats that would allow us to be together. Serving of meals and drinks were slow although the food was better this time compared to our Chicago to Dublin trip. Movie selections were poor."
Cons: "Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2017 09:26:17 -0500 Subject: Re: How was your Aer Lingus flight to Chicago? The Aer Lingus flight was fine, but Vanama, the middle agency that youhave processed my tickets through- caused me a lot of stress. The daybefore my flight, I was trying to check in, and I received a message thatmy reservation was cancelled. I called Vanama, who rudely put me on morethan 30- minute hold on the phone, told me that Aer Lingus would not dealwith them, but the customer directly. I told him(Daniel of Vanama) that Ihave paid for my fare, that it was their responsibility, not mine to dealwith the airline. Never-the-less I tried calling the Airline, severaltimes, and listened to their own voice messages up to 2 in the morning ofthe day of my flight. Lacking sleep, and still not packed, I went to bed, went very early to the Madrid airport. I knew by the look on the AerLingus(Cristina) staff that there was a problem---she went ahead issued mea boarding pass, told me to go to the ticket counter in Dublin, and ask forhelp. After going from one floor to another, and another, to twodifferent staff-the problem sorter at Aer Lingus told me, Vanama never issued the ticket. That they should not have let me board the plane in Madrid, but he said he took care of the mess. Now you want to know how my flight went."
Pros: "Friendly, helpful crew"
Cons: "The snack at end of 8 hour flight was a fajita (good), but no soft drink offered with it, just tea or coffee."
Pros: "I haven't flown international in a while so enjoyed the free movies. The staff were good. We were given both pillows and blankets which was nice but kind of got in the way when not in use."
Cons: "Could have had better music choices. We are certain that when we booked the flight we chose seats but wasn't on any sites or emails we received. I really like an isle seat but did not have one."
Pros: "The stewards and stewardesses kept a cheery attitude and tried their best to deal with the customer complaints and the constant need of attention of people whose entertainment units didn't work."
Cons: "Unfortunately, I was the unlucky one and had the broken tv and remote set for the entirety of the plane. About 1 in every 3 people however were experiencing issues with their video or audio and had to have their sets rebooted multiple times. This was mainly due to it just being a very old plane and the systems not working anymore. As one of the stewardesses said, she can reboot it, but shes not an engineer. It is majorly time for them to update their interiors."
Pros: "Great flight crew. Decent leg room in coach. Plenty of good free food on this long international flight."
Cons: "The flight departed over two hours late. There were no updates despite the promise of one at a specific time. Bad communication with passengers in gate area."
Pros: "The cree's energy and friendliness ."
Cons: "I don't think there were movies to be watched on the individual screens."
Pros: "The crew was really nice"
Cons: "I was put on probably the oldest plane they have. No outlets to charge phones, none of the headrest TVs worked, apparently you have to request vegetarian meal options in advance (news to me, these are standard on most other airlines). Would not fly again."
Pros: "seat near handicap toilet"
Cons: "Nowhere to lift my foot on entire flight"
Pros: "The staff and entertainment onboard were great and soft nee blankets provided as well as decent food."
Cons: "The inefficient boarding caused the flight to be delayed on takeoff and thus missing our gate on landing requiring us fo sit on the tarmac for and extensive amount of time."
Pros: "The crew tried to accommodate and offered food to everyone."
Cons: "I have not flown on a plane that old for 20 years. Absolutely no video or electronic facilities and seats that had long lost any cushioning, The decibel level in the plane was deafening.. Will I fly Aer Lingus again.....definitely not!!!!"
Pros: "Crew handled a disgruntled passenger well."
Cons: "Boarding order seemed disjointed. No air controls in economy. No entertainment at many seats in economy (broken equipment)."
Pros: "SItting on the aisle near the toilets"
Cons: "Seat curved up on the sides which strained my back & thigh muscles."
Cons: "No USB ports"
Pros: "Most attendants were good, good choices on entertainment"
Cons: "Our attendant was less that helpfully, refused to provide a blanket suggesting that my wife get her own. Locked the lavatorys and had we to ask the good attendant to open for line of folks next to our seats. Never smiled once, maybe her new braces hurt but no excuse. Sorry sound guaility on movies was also poor"
Pros: "No one was assigned the seat next to me so I got to slide over from my leg limited seat."
Cons: "Sound quality on movies was terrible. My suitcase made it with me but my golf clubs did not. Still waiting on word about clibs"
Pros: "I liked the level of concern the crew had for making sure we didn't miss our flights after severe delays in Amsterdam."
Cons: "I didn't like the security process. It was redundant and not well thought out."
Cons: "Cheap headphones given out for the movies, almost impossible to hear speech"
Pros: "The flight itself was relatively pleasant with friendly staff, decent food and beverages, and good entertainment options."
Cons: "Upon arrival, one of our bags was missing and was not received for three and a half days. I have had a delayed bag before with another airline and this experience was worse due to outdated technology. There was no tracking available for them to locate the bag and the online system was not updated. Additionally, I was promised a call when it was located, but did not receive any news until I reached out to the telephone line."
Pros: "The food was wonderful - all hand packed in Ireland. Particularly liked the ice cream! (Better than United, Delta or Southwest. Not as good as Qatar Airlines.) The staff was particularly positive and upbeat."
Pros: "On time. More or less comfortable. Food was fine. Attendants were professional."
Cons: "Limited entertainment; old screen and remote was hard to work."
Pros: "The crew was very attentive, good"
Cons: "The air conditioning was so cold I had to put on multiple layers of clothing, shirts, and my coat to keep warm."
Pros: "Friendly staff, decent food."
Cons: "Seat in front of me was too close! My knees touched for 7 hours. Plus, computer and seat support take up foot space. Very very uncomfortable for a moderately tall person (6'2")"
Cons: "Alcohol was not even included during meals"
Pros: "Flight crew was very friendly. Seats were comfortable. Food was decent. In-flight entertainment was very good. I would fly Aer Lingus again. Actually, I will make a point to book with this airline. I also really liked clearing US Customs in Dublin. This saved time and hassle when landing at O'Hare."
Cons: "I liked it all."
Pros: "Great entertainment and food."
Pros: "Better than average food is served."
Cons: "As with all air travel, no leg room and it's impossible to sleep if you are at all larger than the average toddler!"
Pros: "All flight attendants were cheery & kind throughout the 8-hour flight."
Cons: "Only downsides were with Dublin airport/U.S. security, so not Aer Lingus's fault."
Pros: "No complaints."
Cons: "Internet was pricey."
Pros: "Good flight crew, equipment and stewardesses"
Pros: "I liked that they eventually let my wife and I sit together."
Cons: "The tickets we were assigned were separate. I have no idea why you would assign a couple separate seats, but thankfully they were both window seats and excellent bargaining chips. They partnered with United to get us home and only booked out luggage to O'Hare, which was not our final destination. They lost two identical bags along the way from Barcelona to O'Hare. My bet is they're being rifled through in Dublin right now."
Pros: "Everything was great especially being able to go thru US customs in Dublin !"
Cons: "The seats are just not big enough for my family ,no legroom and to narrow ."
Pros: "Unlike many of the American carriers I have flown on, there was not a single flustered, surly, or unhelpful employee with whom I had contact. They were friendly, helpful, and respectful. I highly recommend this airline."
Cons: "There was nothing I didn't like."
Pros: "nice flight attendents"
Cons: "better tv/movie options"
Cons: "The call for boarding was hard to hear and disorganized. A very long line had formed and then a group of other people started another line near the beginning of the first line and were just jumping in. No staff members took charge and corrected the second line."
Pros: "Overall a good experience"
Cons: "Head phones, Real hard to hear sound, very poor quality"
Pros: "Overall just fine for a budget airline."
Cons: "The dinners on the transatlantic flights were pretty terrible - probably would do better by offering something better for purchase instead of giving everyone a bad hot meal. Lost my luggage on the way home too."
Pros: "Good ride good people!"
Cons: "I would have liked more food pass throughs"
Pros: "The crew were nice and you could tell they were frustrated with the situations we were in as well. The food was pretty good, and entertainment was adequate for the transatlantic flights."
Cons: "We have a total of 4 flights with three legs of our travel. Aer Lingus failed to successfully complete any of them without substantial delays and cancellations. Every flight was botched, and three of them required us to sit on he plane on the runaway for substantial amounts of time. I'll be making a complaint with the Better Business Bureau and never flying with them again. They were abysmal, and the worst experience I've ever had flying."
Pros: "variety of movies available especially Irish movies and shorts"
Cons: "Seating space too cramped"
Pros: "Great friendly staff, safe flight. Thanks."
Pros: "Food was decent; crew were very busy and decent (but see other panel). Flight crew kept us informed. The entertainment possibilities are endless, and I like being able to see where we are on the maps."
Cons: "I don't expect the crew to gush at us, but they seem a bit put out when you ask them a question. The leg space was just not sufficient for an 8-hour flight. Very hard to get comfortable, and it is very chilly in the cabin."
Pros: "Crew was extremely friendly; boarding was orderly and quick."
Cons: "The seats were extremely close together. I'm very short, and I lacked room for my knees. The food was dreadful."
Cons: "no coffee service on outbound flight. had to pay for water on connecting flight."
Pros: "Claudia at the boarding gate, she was friendly and trying to make a difficult situation better. The Flight attendants were professionally dressed and presented a good image."
Cons: "Not the airline's fault, but being "randomly" selected for yet another security check was painful. The young lad taking me back through the process really didnt seem to have a full grasp on the process. Many of the seats required assistance in coming back from a reclined position. The selection of movies wasn't that spectacular, but I made do as best as possible. The meals, were adequate at best, and having to pay for spirits was also an additional negative having already paid for the trans-Atlantic journey."
Pros: "The crew was courteous."
Cons: "The food tray serving was small . I was too shy to ask for more."
Pros: "That long flight was awesome! So many extra seats to choose from and I could spread out. The crew was very polite as well. Lastly the movie selection was great!"
Cons: "I would change the headphone jack on the seats to standard size to allow people to use their own headphones."
Pros: "same as above"
Cons: "same as above"
Cons: "No vegetarian option for meals"
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