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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "No comments"
Cons: "The Nairobi airport experience could use a bit of help. there's no a/c and even late at night, it was uncomfortably hot everywhere. Once I'd checked in to the gate I was trapped and couldn't easily leave to get water or go to the restroom, which was increasingly annoying as my flight was delayed. Pretty sure all of this is beyond Qatar Airways' ability to control."
Pros: "Seat comfortable"
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: "The crew was unparalleled. Really. Attentive. Friendly."
Cons: "Nothing could have been better beyond the signs at the gate."
Pros: "Qatar airlines treated us like we were in first class the flight attendants were A+++"
Cons: "Everything was perfect other than the food was not so great i had stock ache the entire flight."
Pros: "Crew was amazing"
Pros: "Entertainment and food is always great with Qatar!"
Cons: "After I got in my seat an Islamic lady came and said that I was in her seat. I looked at her ticket and while it was the right seat number, she was on the wrong flight. I got a stewardess to help her. She had gone through 3 boarding pass checks and was still on the wrong flight. They let her fly!"
Pros: "The crew was amazing and delightful."
Cons: "The crew was amazing and delightful but should provide food to kids first before even those special diet or vegetarians."
Pros: "Crew was great. TV Entertainment system was excellent."
Pros: "Crew etc excellent"
Cons: "In flight WiFi expensive and not reliable"
Pros: "Crew and flight time"
Cons: "Entertaiment - pleasee TV"
Cons: "DOHA to NY. I board the plane to find out that Qatar SWITCHED SEATS ON ME that I selected months ago without any notice at all! Got stuck in middle seat on the wing! I emailed Qatar you know what they said? "Seat assignments can never guarantee." No voucher or anything offered! Fly something else!!"
Pros: "Extra leg room only coz I was on exit isle"
Cons: "Entertainment is poor. Very few selections on black movies and music. Mostly Arabic and Indians. Food was alright"
Pros: "Service was great for such a long flight. It would be good to have like a snack bar for people to purchase snacks."
Cons: "The wedsite for Qatar could use some work."
Pros: "The crew was friendly"
Cons: "Horrible flight experience and old planes without USB plug inn and no seat entertainment"
Cons: "too hot called groups too fast for boarding"
Pros: "Same as above"
Cons: "Same as above"
Cons: "Boarding process, Smart Phone App, food quality, Announcemebts, Time to unboard the plane, flight information displays at Doha are not easy to find the flight info"
Pros: "A 350 was a very quiet plane, hardly any engine noise. Service was good."
Cons: "Seats were a bit hard."
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: "All the services plus the entire team"
Pros: "Crew were good, food was decent"
Cons: "Equipment/electronics was a bit dated."
Pros: "Flight was on time"
Cons: "Small single aisle plane No wifi, no power ports, no individual screens Qatar is great about serving water but not other drinks -- I bought drinks inside security but there was another round of security at the gate -- they confiscated all of the drinks I bought"
Pros: "Crew were supportive because pain in my heel and they ran out of food selection even though front of plane. Thanks especially to supervisor Jane."
Cons: "Need to provide further quantity of non veg selection even though front of plane. Plus the taste of all food were Unsatisfactory and could not finish that was starving at end of flight. Recommend hire international famous gourmet chief. Removing casing of my tablet for Qatar security airlines into usa was painful that broke 6 finger nails. Need to warn on the website or ticket security requires remove casing at Doha to usa. Had no issue from USA TO Doha which requires no removal of hard cover casing."
Pros: "If you upgrade...it’s pricey but man doesn’t it look nice. Their regular seats are great. Get an emergency seat. Food isn’t kosher and tastes good. Never one complaint with these guys!"
Cons: "If I had to pick one thing...it’s that their free WiFi is only on select planes...not all. Sorry nothing else to dislike."
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: "Films Service"
Cons: "Not enough films"
Pros: "Great cabin crew"
Cons: "Crappy old style recliner seats in business class for a 6 hour flight. Not consistent with the Qatar brand"
Pros: "Excellent service. Flight on time."
Cons: "I had a long trip and as a result I had lost my voice, and the crew had no patient at all. I feel like she just wanted to check the box instead of really making sure I got what I wish for food wise."
Cons: "they pot me in another flight"
Pros: "Everything else"
Cons: "Too much air condition... cold!!"
Cons: "We were packed like sardines, it was very uncomfortable. And, by the time they got to me, they were out of the fish I wanted for my meal."
Cons: "Crew members were not concerned. Service was not proper and on time."
Cons: "my breakfast was nasty and when i ask the crew who served me she was rude! i didnt eat my meal !"
Pros: "The entertainment options."
Cons: "I didn't have any complaints. I thought everything went very well."
Pros: "Even in coach the service is great. The crew is professional and courteous. Food is great too!"
Pros: "Every things"
Pros: "Staff was very friendly and food was very good."
Cons: "Older plane, TV screens in the ceiling, only bathrooms at the rear of the plane."
Cons: "JKIA airport was terrible. Staff were late to come to the check in counters. Why can't they be there earlier than one hour so we don't have to stand in line for so long with our bags. Totally shambolic affair."
Pros: "Qatar is not glitzy. Better than that, it was straightforward and relaxed and comfortable. Crew was pleasant and helpful."
Pros: "On time, good crew, easy connection."
Cons: "Hard and tight seats for such long night flight."
Pros: "The crew was professional and friendly. The flight was on time."
Cons: "The plane was not as clean as the one from Doha to New York. The first movie that was played was inappropriate for children under 16 years old."
Pros: "Best thing is 2 free checked bags."
Cons: "Food and service in economy could be better. Nothing special about Qatar."
Pros: "Qatar Airways was very cooperative and kind enough to switch my flight 4 hours earlier with alternative flight free when I asked them to change it if that possible. They did so with kind and smile within 10 minutes while it was very difficult due to boarding time and luggage switching Boarding was okay Crew also was kind, responsive, Food was great Entertsinment was the issue due to airplane size and airplane facilities like Internet and entertainment tv screen was not in your seat Thank you so much Qatar Airways"
Pros: "Excellent meals (3) and great service. Efficient minimal layover in Qatar."
Cons: "Coach seating on the plane from Nairobi to Qatar, for 5+ hour flight, very tight and cramped. Coach seating on flight from Qatar to NY was slightly bigger but not as spacious as coach seating on China Southern."
Cons: "The crew never answer the calls when we call"
Cons: "-Seat comfort - stingy with morning coffee -terrible departing plane"
Pros: "The timing of the flight and available entertainment"
Cons: "For economy class, maybe more variety to meals?"
Pros: "Keeping time"
Cons: "There should be wi=fi."
Pros: "Seats were really comfortable, able to lean back further than most, with large screens and good entertainment options. Also liked that there were open areas on the plane that you could go stand up and stretch out for a while at."
Cons: "About halfway through the flight the bathrooms definitely needed cleaned. By the end of the flight they were disgusting, with toilets and sinks clogged and no tissue. I'm really surprised Emirates allowed this to happen, because everything else was great."
Cons: "Thx crew seemed s little slow (almost 2 hours) with getting us dinner for a very late night flight (10:45 pm). It just makes for not very much time to sleep."
Pros: "the place of my seat on the plane."
Cons: "The food, seat, space, & baby Control"
Cons: "You didn’t change my ticket within 24 hours of booking and I have to loose that ticket I didn’t fly back hime"
Cons: "My flight went well as there was no delay and no issues during the very long flight from Nairobi to Washington DC via Dubai."
Pros: "Overall flight, crew service was excellent"
Cons: "Was enough"
Cons: "WiFi poor."
Pros: "Great service"
Cons: "The entertainment tv didn’t stay in the right position and the touchscreen didn’t respond all the time."
Pros: "The flight was very amply crewed, with attentive and friendly staff. Everthing runs quite efficiently."
Pros: "Emerites is a great Airline"
Cons: "All well"
Pros: "Business class makes the entire trip much more comfortable."
Cons: "no negatives"
Cons: "I asked for water three times, three different crew members but never got the water during the flight to Dubai, when alighting that's when i asked for the water again from a crew who was manning the business class section and got it."
Pros: "Comfort and friendly crew and the food was very delicious and not forgetting the entertainment was excellent."
Pros: "Crew were very professional and polite, entertainment was awesome all the latest movies, food was pretty good. Thanks for free wine and drinks. Crew were very kind."
Cons: "Though more comfortable than other flights like KLM, it was still a little cramped"
Cons: "Requested an aisle seat at the front or an emergency seat and got neither. I could hardly move my long legs. I was glad it was a relatively short flight. Is it just on flights to Kenya that passengers DO NOT receive the travel pouch?"
Cons: "Former travel to Dubai offered food vouchers. No vouchers given and the layover was over 5 hours and portions were smaller on the plane. Bad in flight entertainment screens."
Cons: "poor service"
Pros: "I was upgraded to an exit row when the staff saw how tall ineas"
Cons: "Entertainment system control broken"
Pros: "I liked that there was live TV available on this flight."
Cons: "I don’t like that there is not and ovo-lacto vegetarian option available to people like me."
Cons: "Cabin crew were reluctant offering passengers liquids on board we had to go and find them to ask for either water or juice as it was a long Flight which took 15 Hours on Air"
Pros: "I really like the entertainment and the air cameras."
Cons: "I like everything"
Pros: "seating availability Food service"
Pros: "The flight was comfortable, food excellent, and entertainment system fantastic."
Cons: "A 7kg maximum carry on weight is super low."
Cons: "Didn't have a good experience in Kenya, not with flight but at the airport. Went through hell. They need to improve on their customer service. I am quite sure I am entitled to bring whatever I want as long as it's legal . But there's lots of corruption and they will mess up your reputation. But at the end of the day they want me to bribe them. I was Really upset."
Pros: "The entertainment options were great!"
Cons: "There was no leg room at all in economy. My knees were in the seat of the person in front of me. Most of the food was terrible and I only ate the bread. The TV is on the back of the seat in front of you and is a touch screen. You have to touch pretty hard. So, every time the person behind me was scrolling, they had to hit my seat."
Pros: "The attention to my two nine year old kids. They enjoyed the flight."
Cons: "The washrooms are to few for the people on the flight. We were always queuing as the toilets were always occupied"
Pros: "Attentive flight crew and spacious interior"
Cons: "Food, food and food"
Pros: "Traveling internationally is grueling, but Emirates business made the trip easy. After my Nairobi to Washington DC flight, I was able to have a productive day instead of sleeping the first full day upon arrival like normal."
Pros: "Emirates allows you to start inflight entertainment as soon as you board and are seated. That makes any wait time more enjoyable."
Cons: "This particular flight was full. And I believe they may have been understaffed. I received my special meal but then the drink service didn't come around until most people were finished with their regular meal service. They didn't serve drinks and meals at the same time, for some reason. And the meal clean up took place way after everyone finished eating. It was an unusually long wait. This was surprising coming from an Emirates flight."
Pros: "This is my first flight out of Nairobi (have made 8-10 others) for which the airline boarded using anything other than a division between first & economy classes. Emirates boarded economy passengers using zones (A-F), which was more orderly."
Pros: "Crew and entertainment"
Pros: "• Food was good •The flight was comfortable and I felt saved •The crew was very nice •The flight was cheap compared with service •The entertainment was excelent but you need to add more songs from Africa ."
Pros: "Customer service, food, the flight in general was good."
Cons: "I lost TV signal a few times and therefore wasn't able to watch the games I was interested in. But I understand this is beyond your control at times but the whole system would benefit from an upgrade. The touch screen sometimes takes a while to respond so making the process a little tedious."
Pros: "From the top to the bottom, everything was excellent except for..."
Cons: "...the boarding, which was somewhat chaotic. An announcement was repeatedly made that the final boarding call for the flight had been issued, and suddenly the entire assembly of passengers waiting before the gate stood up en masse and moved toward the gate, where we ended up standing for twenty or so minutes while the passengers were boarded in sequence according to seat assignment. I'm certain that Emirates has a protocol for gate announcements, but one of their employees certainly didn't know what it was."
Pros: "The crew, overall were very alloof and disengaged. Rarely did we hear "your welcome" after saying thank you. We were made to feel as if we were interrupting their real work."
Cons: "The crew needs to remember that how consumers feel is almost as important as price. There are other choices that for air travel. It's costs nothing to smile, or to say your welcome."
Cons: "When it is a very full flight and every seat is needed, the space for passengers is very tight."
Pros: "Good service good leg room swift boarding and off boarding"
Pros: "I enjoyed every thing."
Cons: "In Kenya we was waiting to get a seat from Dubai. That was not good."
Pros: "Overall everything was good."
Cons: "Poor check in services in Nairobi. I waited for 1 hour and half to get my boarding pass."
Pros: "The Crew were wonderful and tried in every way to make us comfortable."
Cons: "The crew wasn't very responsive"
Pros: "The good was good and the staff treated us with respect."
Cons: "When I reached at Dubai l could not get a seat to come to Boston as they had overbooked. But it was a blessing for me as I was given a free round trip ticket from Boston to Kenya to use within one year and for that I thank you."
Cons: "when I arrived at seoul, incheon airport, I found that one of my gulf clubs was broken. it was the fist time that the golf club broken. I was so upset"
Pros: "I flew from Nairobi to Dubai and then to New York. Very pleasant crew, beautiful plane inside and out, excellent food in the plane. Overall a very pleasant experience. Also the Airbus 380 is just superb. Such a big bird that one."
Cons: "I am personally opposed to entertainment. I see it as the devil and the world's substitute for true joy that is only found in God as he is revealed in Jesus Christ. So it is sad for me to see all the entertainment centered culture. It shows itself very much in the plane. Everyone with a screen infront of them to keep them entertained. Headphones to cut you off from the fellow next to you. Some very rotten movies on there too."
Pros: "Love flight with emirates every thing is good"
Pros: "Amazing crew"
Cons: "The flight attendants were fantastic!"
Cons: "Front right lav door hard to latch, headphones worked on one side only, gap in middle of lie-flat bed."
Pros: "Delta flight are always comfortable."
Cons: "Not having a 3 hour delay."
Cons: "Delays both in DETROIT and a huge delay in Shanghai."
Pros: "Packed flight. Ground crew did best to minimize carryon luggage. Flight crew were accommodating and cheerful despite almost 1H delay in departure."
Cons: "Pilot had no control over turbulence during last 3H of flight. He did his best to minimize but still a jittery"
Pros: "The flight was on time, the crew was pleasant and looked like they enjoyed working in the air."
Cons: "Our second time on a 787 Dreamliner across the Atlantic as about the same as the the first. The seat pitch is very tight so when a passenger reclines into the next row the seatback nearly touches your face. The Dreamliner seats seem to be very hard and it's difficult to get comfortable."
Pros: "Helpful crew. Arrived early."
Cons: "Plane was cold. Entertainment system didn't navigate very easily and choices seemed fairly limited on this (older?) plane."
Pros: "Crew was friendly."
Cons: "Wish the seat was more comfortable. Landing was jittery and bumpy."
Pros: "New plane. Great movie selection. More stylish seats + bathroom. Overall very good and I think Delta has really made an effort to improve it's service. It's noticeable."
Cons: "Plane felt very dry compared to others. The electrical plug outlet jams right at around your knee level. Bread was cold and rock hard (seriously, can we not come up with a good solution for this?)."
Pros: "Friendly staff. Comfortable seats"
Pros: "Very short flight. Not much to say"
Cons: "Not much to say"
Cons: "Online check in didn’t work. Called Delta 800# and rep said I needed to wait till I got to airport. Airport rep said I needed to use the KLM flight number, not the Delta number.W"
Pros: "Quick and easy"
Pros: "Very orderly."
Pros: "The cree"
Cons: "The stupid boarding pricesd"
Pros: "My travel was booked by a third party, so they selected a flight with a 37 minute layover. We left LAX ~30+ minutes late, so I less than 5. minutes to make my connection. I'm pretty sure the connecting flight waited for us to make it and the crew on the LAX flight tried to expedite those with VERY short connection off the plane as quickly as possible."
Cons: "SHORT connection times and unspecified delay made for a stressful flight."
Pros: "My upgrade and breakfast were fabulous!"
Pros: "Excellent very good good"
Cons: "Good service good"
Cons: "Everything fuckin sucks"
Pros: "I liked the flight attendant in first class. Unfortunately I was not in first class"
Cons: "I did not like the attitude of the obese old man (I, too, am an obese old woman) as I saw it toward some of my cabin mates."
Pros: "to their Diamond Medallion customers"
Cons: "Hard to get comfortable even in easy comfort but easy comfort is better than typica arats."
Cons: "I felt too cramped in to the plane. Our KLM FLIGHT WAS CANCELLED THE DAY BEFORE THE FLIGHT."
Pros: "on time, clean, prompt. no problem."
Cons: "The service was terrible. Also a ripped off base on I was expecting to be treated as if I was on Virgin nothing compares to it . Delta plane making a loud noise we can even heard anything when pilot does announcement. I want my money back or I should be reinbuise some how."
Pros: "Efficient boarding process and friendly crew. Timely arrival is the good enough for these regional flights. Comfort+ seats are good."
Pros: "Like the online check in and advanced seat assignment"
Cons: "It's only a 45 min flight so no ptoblems"
Pros: "The Airbus A330 business class seating was more spacious and comfortable than the Boeing 767 I flew to Paris from ATL."
Pros: "The crew was nice"
Cons: "I didn't like the fact that I didn't get my luggage with me when I arrived to casablanca as I lived 4 hours away from the casablanca. I have to come back the next day to get my luggage. I was very mad about it.plus I noticed one of my luggage has been damaged so now I have to buy another one because I can t use it. It was disgusting."
Cons: "Expected a two hour layover, but due to delay I ended up waiting more that 14 hours at the terminal."
Cons: "For some reason I had to get my seat at the gate and waste extra time for it"
Pros: "Flight was quick, crew efficient"
Cons: "Despite having this flight booked for over a month I was not issued a seat until gate check in and had to sit and wait till they figured out their "overbooked" situation. I had to approach the desk four times because they wouldn't give me any indication of what zone I should line up for, and the desk crew were rude. Ended up being the last to board."
Cons: "Long lines trying to resolve delayed flights. Ni weather issues reported."
Pros: "Everything was great from the check in process to the de-planing in Detroit. When we checked in at SLC the agent used my last name, which showed me the extra mile Delta staff will go to make the travel with them professional and curious. The flight left on time and when we arrived in Detroit our bags were already there waiting for us. Couldn't have asked for more!"
Cons: "Nothing at all"
Pros: "Window seat"
Pros: "Short flight 21 min"
Cons: "Held on plane in Kzo awaiting clearance from Detroit . Kzo airport was great, clean, friendly."
Pros: "Crew was helpful, plane was clean and food is decent"
Cons: "Have to request wheelchair service twice as the receiving staff handing the wheelchair to another company for departure staff. Only one counter handles wheelchair request at each leg. They are so strict with liquids that all baby foods had to put in a separate bin and we had to go to another security point for clearance. It took 2.5 hours to go through all that, that is with wheelchair priority! Boarding was horrible at the gate."
Pros: "Even though we had to tax over to the de-Icing pad before we could take off from Philadelphia, we were still in the air by our original departure time. Our flight was accompanied by tail winds that got us to Detroit early giving me plenty of time to make my connecting flight."
Pros: "We were a head of time for both flight! I never experienced this with delta. It used to be always late. I stopped flying with them for that reason. I was gladly surprised."
Cons: "The seat are very small. We were not comfortable at all."
Pros: "Actually, the entertainment was non-existent. It's a fairly short flight on a commuter jet, so there is no entertainment system."
Pros: "Very friendly and curtious crew made the flight very pleasant"
Pros: "The staff was helpful."
Cons: "The flight was delayed due to a crew member no show and eventually cancelled. I was unable to go to Iowa to see my family."
Cons: "Sat in airport for 8 hours while flight was delayed an hour at a time only to be cancelled after 8 hours of waiting. Had to rent car and drive 10 hours to destination"
Pros: "The service on the plane was very nice, the woman flight attendant was great. The drinks definitely helped get my through the deafening flight."
Cons: "I was not aware of how loud the last row on the plane would be, for two hours we had to listen to the roar of a jet engine, it would be nice if there was ear plugs we could be provided for this. Or if we were made aware of this before the flight started."
Pros: "Flight took off on time and arrived about 30 minutes early."
Pros: "Boarded on time, service was pleasant."
Cons: "Departed a few minutes late due to need for mechanical attention."
Pros: "Courteous crew"
Cons: "Entertainment console only partially working. Toilet vacant/occupied indicator not working fully."
Pros: "friendly crew"
Cons: "flight was delayed 2-hours, I pre-paid for a seat but was relocated to a different less convenient seat."
Pros: "Beef for lunch"
Cons: "The wine, the eggs and the bathroom never clean"
Pros: "Amazing crew"
Cons: "The food that they give you on the plane could have been better. The lunch they provided was terrible."
Cons: "The boarding process was just a free for all. Could not get tv to work, no help from crew. It would have been nice to get our passport control forms on the plane, instead of at airport. Other flights comeng in had theirs."
Cons: "I was not allowed to bring my carry-on luggage on to the plane. Even though I was permitted to carry it on the in-bound flight. When I surrendered my bag at the plane's door I was assured that it would be safe. Once I got to JFK and passed through customs, I retrieved my bag and the Laptop was gone!"
Cons: "Flight attendants were rude. Food was horrible. No leg space."
Pros: "Crew very good especially Karl"
Cons: "Screen did not work. Entertainment not updated."
Pros: "All aspects of this flight were good."
Cons: "When we were waiting prior to our flight in the duty free area of terminal "A", Kayak notified me via text that the flight was scheduled for terminal "B". If I had not taken the same flight before many times, I would have been concerned with the incorrect information Kayak provided."
Cons: "Just perfect"
Pros: "Legroom Smoothest landing ever. Didn’t realize we had landed I didn’t eat meals so cannot rate Plane was very clean"
Cons: "No individual tv for inflight. Poor choice for movie. Very old."
Pros: "- service - the flexibility with seats"
Cons: "- no outlets for e-devices - food is terrible; no good options for vegans - the arm rest do not go all the way back - entertainment system needs upgrading"
Pros: "I survived"
Cons: "The seat The food, but that’s fine. We weren’t expecting The entertainment Less cattle treatment Sigh, this is going nowhere"
Pros: "Crew was very pleasant and accomodating. They were respectful of the passengers. The food was great."
Cons: "The boarding was slow."
Pros: "Nothing. Could not catch the flight"
Cons: "Could not catch the flight."
Pros: "Good service, good food. Landed on time even though we left slightly late."
Cons: "There wasn't a TV per seat and you can't select what you want to watch, but this was not really an issue as the flight was only 2 hours."
Pros: "We delayed a bit at JNB and there is no open working wifi . with such hours to spend at the airport, i would advise to have internet access for travellers. plz attend to this."
Pros: "I fell bad that I forgot the name of the guy. He was absolutely amazing, funny and gave fantastic service"
Cons: "There was something wrong with the cooler and we were pretty much boiling the whole time while waiting for take off, which also took forever"
Pros: "Staff was friendly and efficient. Check in and boarding is done very well. The staff in Accra are outstanding (Aviance). Safe flight."
Cons: "Seats are not the most comfortable and plane was not as comfortable as it could be. Their seem to be wrong on all their food estimates. In four meals, I never got my choice."
Cons: "Webjet, after 3 failed booking attempts Webjets booking resulted in them booking me as “Josh” vs “Joshua” and South African Airlines wouldn’t allow me to check in. After webjet refused to fix the issue claiming it would take a week to fix, South African airlines forced me to pay $2,700 to repurchase the same ticket in order to board the flight."
Cons: "Dishonest and unhelpful airline"
Pros: "Landed safely."
Cons: "Mediocre service. Poor food quality and selection. Terrible snacks in between meals."
Cons: "Late departure."
Cons: "Boarding the plane was chaotic and very unorganized. After boarding business class and people with special needs, why can't they board from the back of the plane a few rows at a time? It would make more sense and there would be less pushing and shoving. A lot of people were rushing to get to the gate all at once!"
Pros: "The crew and ponctuality"
Cons: "No entertainment on board!!!"
Pros: "Everything as expected. Kudos to the captain for skill and for his reassuring announcement to passengers (that we were all safe, no harm done) after the plane was struck by lightening on route."
Pros: "Good food, great crew good legroom, complimentary wine"
Cons: "Televisions didn't work; had no sound (volume) for the duration of the 15 hour flight"
Pros: "The special meal order was carried out."
Cons: "The entertainment system didn't work on either 15-hour flight. that made the trip very difficult."
Cons: "Babies crying too much"
Cons: "Toilets were clean"
Pros: "Spacious seats, excellent crew, very good entertainment and food."
Cons: "Nothing in particular"
Cons: "The seats' arms do not go back all the way making it impossible to get comfortable for sleeping. Also, constantly being disturbed by the passenger behind me who kept bumping my chair while I was sleeping."
Pros: "Friendly and attentive on board crew. Food and drinks plentiful."
Cons: "The on board entertainment was non working for a 21 hr flight. No USB charging."
Pros: "The flight was great, no problem."
Cons: "Flight was very comfortable and the staff was courteous."
Pros: "It's the only direct flight New York to South Africa. Food was OK but not as good as it used to be; the standards have really dropped."
Cons: "As a disabled passenger (I was in a cast and crutches) I was amazed at the unhelpful treatment received from hostesses when I asked to be moved to a more suitable seat where I could stretch my leg out. The in-flight entertainment system didn't work at all. The head hostess announced to the plane that it would be fixed after dinner but nothing changed. There were no movies or music for 16 hours. No water/drinks were served during the flight, outside of mealtimes. I was given the wrong meal but ate it anyway because I didn't want to bother the hostesses, who were quite rude and unhelpful. The plane was old, the seats hard, the whole interior showing it's age. Were it not for the fact that SAA is the only direct flight to South Africa, I would never fly this airline. The fact that it was voted the best airline in Africa for 2016 is pretty depressing."
Pros: "no zones, so when they call the flight, first in line with a ticket gets to board first"
Cons: "There is no jet way/loading bridge connected to the terminal so you walk outside to reach your aircraft. Our boarding took place on a nice day but if the weather was poor then you would be subjected to that environment,"
Cons: "I missed my flight due to delayed domestic flights (united) and as a result, South African considered me a "no show" and cancelled my return trip. I had to buy back the remaining portion of my ticket that I had already purchased."
Pros: "The Media available for viewing was very good. There was a lot of choices, both movies and TV shows. They could be viewed in 4 different languages. It helped make our 10 hour flight a bit easier."
Cons: "Our flight was delayed by 2+15 hours. We were told as compensation we would be able to access the South African Airlines lounge. When we went there they said we had been misinformed. When we boarded the plane I was pleased at first to see that we were in a 2 seat row and wouldn't have to deal with the horrid middle seat. This didn't last long due to the person in front of me reclining thier seat onto my lap. Within one hour we were served a meal that I declined since I had eaten during my two hour wait to board the plan. At 2:30 in the afternoon they had everyone shut the shades and the plane remained dark all day. It wasn't until the dinner serving that the lights came on. You did have the option of the seat lamp that offered little light. The staff seemed jaded. They did nothing wrong but they seemed to do as little as possible. The day before we had flown on Mango airlines and it was excellent. The staff were smiling, helpful and took extra care of the elderly passengers. They have extra leg room also."
Cons: "The delay at JFK was too long"
Pros: "I liked the way the pilot landed the plane it was smooth and the culinary crew were nice."
Cons: "They had about 10 video channels and reported same movies over and over again. The crew at the boarding area could let us know ahead of time which line we belonged. So there was confusion at the gates, people were joining wrong lines including myself."
Pros: "Comfortable seats, good meals"
Cons: "On both flights, personnel did not pick up trash after serving meals or snacks. Other airlines much better. Last half of flight, unable to watch movies because kept breaking up or shutting down."
Pros: "Crew, cleanliness of plane and airport"
Cons: "The flight to RCB was delayed by 1. 5 hours and flight back by 2 hours. The dnacks are very poir andnot healthy. The company would do better without them."
Pros: "Airport staff and airplane service staff were very friendly and responsive. Standard legroom was decent. Flight left on time and arrived at destination early. I liked the plentiful bottled water and the sandwhiches that the crew left out as self-service snacks between meals during the long portion of the flight."
Cons: "Spraying of pesticides in aircraft cabin is distasteful. Seats and entertainment equipment getting a bit out of date and showing wear from use. Economy class sadly has no electrical outlets or USB ports for charging laptops. Man meals were not up to par with other airlines. More and higher-quality selection of films would be appreciated."
Pros: "Seats were comfortable. Boarding process was good. Crew was friendly and responsive."
Cons: "No inflight entertainment. No electrical outlets or USB ports in standard seats."
Pros: "The crew was professional and polite once on board."
Cons: "They changed the gate without making any announcement, then lost my luggage. Not exactly a crowd-pleaser."
Cons: "The audio on my TV didn't work, it was very muffled. I understand that it was probably a technical problem, but for a 15-hour flight, I really would have liked to have been able to watch a movie!"
Pros: "Crew was friendly and nice"
Cons: "Absolutely no covid regulations in place, completely packed flight, boarding was horrendous everyone going in at once"
Cons: "Served some type of anything"
Pros: "Boardered ok"
Cons: "They lost my luggage, crew member was short and impatient with elderly people sitting next to me."
Cons: "Long security line. Long wait to the gate after landing at LGA. Snack options are very poor."
Pros: "Flight was fast and professional."
Pros: "Flight on time"
Cons: "The flight attendant that helped passengers in the main cabin was rude, lacked empathy, and lacked resourcefulness. She argued about throwing away a drink that she poured, didn’t care to explain things to passengers when asked i. e. why charging outlets were not in service, and her tone was rude ..."
Cons: "They left me! I know I was a “runner” but they knew I was just already going through security and it’s only a 3 terminal airport! They even asked if there were any runners!"
Pros: "Well where should I start The plane was old and dirty The audio outlet was clogged so I could not listen to music or watch tv The flight was bumpy The crew was overwhelmed"
Cons: "Old plane. No power to recharge electronics."
Pros: "Everything on time."
Cons: "The air conditioner on the plane."
Pros: "Crew tried very hard."
Cons: "Delays. Get on the bus. Get off the bus. Get back on the bus."
Pros: "Great flight experience!"
Pros: "1st class!"
Cons: "They booked me a 2 day flight but wouldn’t check my bags all the way through. Cost me an extra $30.. some “priority”"
Pros: "I had someone waiting on me at the gate to escort me to the plane! Great service!"
Cons: "I called the American 1-800 number and was initially greeted with the worst customer service I’ve experienced. I wish i knew her name. I hung up and called back and was helped so well by Anna."
Pros: "Short flight"
Cons: "It was so ht on the aircraft, Almost no aircirculation"
Pros: "The crew was pleasant"
Cons: "We sat on the taxi runway for almost an hour waiting for our turn. Then some rain came and the captain didn’t want to take off. I can understand snow, but rain?"
Pros: "The flight was on schedule."
Cons: "They ran out of good food choices and only had the snack plates left."
Pros: "Crew was very friendly. Flight departure was on time."
Cons: "The food. Same sandwich the last 4 years."
Pros: "Smooth sailing"
Pros: "The crew interacts with people serving great food and drinks constantly. The seats were very comfortable with lots of leg space. There are lots of entertainment to choose from."
Cons: "We were delayed because of the weather which couldn’t be helped."
Pros: "The people I spoke to on the customer service line and then especially at the service desk in Miami were able to help me get a sooner flight so I didn’t have to be driving home until the wee morning. I am VERY grateful to them and American Airlines policies which empower its employees to assist its customers."
Cons: "I have to say, I’m a medium sized 6 foot guy, but I felt very uncomfortable in the seat with another 6 foot man to my right. I felt like I couldn’t use rest my shoulder, since he was using the armrest. i know this is a calculated decision made by very high ups, but the seats just need more comfort. I was even in an exit row, which has more legroom in comparison, but the actual seat was almost painful."
Cons: "The airport crew in Fort Myers were rude, slow, difficult and more concerned with chitchat among themselves than helping passengers"
Pros: "They were pretty much on time."
Cons: "The Gate Agents give NO information that could be useful. A passenger is at best a Number. I would not want to be non-traveler."
Cons: "The desk people were aggressively unhelpful when I asked for advice on getting a jacket back that I had left my previous flight (less than an hour earlier). They treated me with derision and ridicule because my previous flight was with a different airline, an airline that is closely enough associated with American that they booked me on an American flight. It should have been possible to at least talk to someone that could address my situation but now I'm stuck with the likely loss of something important to me and a strong dislike of American airlines. I'm probably just salty because it happened yesterday though. I'll get over the jacket eventually and probably fly with American again. But I will always resent them."
Cons: "difficult connecting to wifi."
Cons: "Delay in Fresno"
Pros: "Excellent service and airplane. Just need better Entertsinment system ( more updated ) and more programs and movies to watch."
Cons: "Entertsinment system , TV's are too small and not enough programs"
Cons: "Equipment malfunction at 11 pm is always really nice."
Pros: "Arrived 40 minutes early"
Cons: "I called your customer service department which I believe is in India or Pakistan three times to ask them to help with an alternative flight and each time I got different information, when I asked to speak to a supervisor I was told by the punk on the end of the phone that that wouldn't be possible. I asked for his name and employee number and he told me his name was Michael, difficult to believe when he sounded Indian"
Cons: "The staff encouraged me to get on my first delayed flight because my second was delayed as well. But as I landed from my first flight the second flights delay was reversed and I had no notification of this change. I missed my connecting flight. Had to stay in the airport all night, had to fly into a different destination at 7 am. No explanations, no help. Terrible."
Cons: "Horrible delays. Delta doesn't have these problems."
Pros: "On time Friendly attendants Great service Mike in First Class was awesome"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Crew was friendly and professional."
Pros: "Great attendants excellent customer service"
Cons: "Awful TSAs"
Pros: "Seat was slightly more comfortable than DELTA."
Cons: "Families with infants/young children not allowed to board early. Flight was delayed by almost 3 hours and gate moved FOUR times while waiting for the delayed flight... That's a LOT of moving when you're hauling a cranky 1 year old around the airport long after we were supposed to already be at our destination. Desk attendants were abrupt, not friendly, and diamissive when I came up to ask for a stroller tag."
Pros: "the flight was on time"
Cons: "the seats are too close together. I understand the desire to maximize quantity; I do however think that AA has gone too far. Leg room is necessary, not a luxury. The cost of the ticket should include leg room."
Cons: "Overnight stay due to missed flight with no luggage or medication."
Cons: "food options, departure delay"
Pros: "No entertainment on 6 hour flight."
Cons: "Took 40 minutes for baggage unloading to start. Many flights unloading at same time on only one carosuel. What is American's problem with baggage? No entertainment on 6 hour flight. Long walk to new terminal for connecting flight even though flight was listed as the same flight number for both legs."
Cons: "2 hours late. Kept moving the boarding time by 10min"
Pros: "Fast check in, timely take off & arrival Excellent and friendly service"
Pros: "Haven't left yet don't leave until today the flight was behind due to maintenance"
Pros: "Ticket agents at all airports were helpful and very considerate."
Cons: "We were not able to print our boarding passes the day before as expected per the website and purchase docs for the tickets, despite providing passport numbers (several times) and Global Entry registrations. Had to go to a ticket desk at first departure and third departure points to have them printed, with no explanations given. Also not allowed to choose our seats for the third leg. Food was barely edible. Paid extra for roomier seats on one leg, making it more comfortable, but were extremely tight on another leg which had many empty seats scattered throughout the cabin. Cabin attendants seemed more interested in pushing items that generated revenue than providing the ones that came with the ticket (which is never cheap to begin with)."
Cons: "They had no record of this portion of my trip, after a few people checked they found the Chicago to Ammon part so they added me onto a flight from Washington to Chicago. All should of went well from there but they sent me to the wrong gate. Luckily I just made it to the correct gate for boarding. Upon arriving at Chicago there was no one available to provide information on how to get to Royal Jordanian gates. Also on my AA portion of my flight coming into The U S in New York the flight was cancelled and I was told the next flight Available was next day (18hr delay) at the other NY airport. I had to have someone drive from D.C. (My destination) to pick me up"
Cons: "There were seats on the plane that were "inoperative". How is that possible or safe or legal?"
Pros: "Flight attendants were nice"
Cons: "Being charged for everything. Wifi was free for my sister on Delta."
Cons: "No space in the overhead bin for my section because they were filled with bags that were much bigger than carryon size."
Cons: "That it got cancelled"
Airlines flying from Kenya to Michigan have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
Masks required on board, masks provided
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms
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