Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Kyiv to California
|January||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 2% drop in price.|
|December||Most popular time to fly with an average 3% increase in price.|
Average price round-trip
|$946||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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Good deal one-way
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 16h 05m
The cheapest ticket to California from Kyiv found in the last 72 hours was $395 one-way, and $498 round-trip. The most popular route is from Kyiv to Los Angeles, and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $395.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Crew. seat. Quality of flight"
Cons: "Just keep as is"
Pros: "Good food, good service and arrived before schedule."
Pros: "Short flight everything worked out."
Pros: "Plane was newer and the cabin crew were courteous."
Cons: "Gate people suck. I can’t even describe how rude and useless they were. There was a lot of them and none of them would have been better. I also was almost bitten by a large pit bull while waiting to board the plane."
Cons: "The loading was a mistake. We were bused out to the plane but they didn’t start until the planned 30 mins before departure and it took 90 mins so we left over an hour after we were scheduled. Landing so late that a number of people couldn’t make their connections"
Pros: "Comfortable plane, good entertainment and very good food."
Cons: "The plane departed over 2 hrs late and didn't make up any time during the long flight. Most of the other airlines flying long distances make up the time if the departure is delay."
Pros: "Crew was great."
Cons: "I had to switch seats due to recliner and tv remote did not work. Also, my baggage did not arrive on my flight. I had a 14 hour layover in Warsaw which was plenty of time to transfer onto plane. This also occurred on my flight to Germany."
Pros: "Generous service, excellent vegetarian meals (my special order), excellent telephone help prior to flight."
Cons: "Delayed boarding time with no information or updates provided, touch screen didn't work, bathrooms dirty toward end if flight."
Cons: "Luggage did not arrive in Los Angeles. Representatives not sympathetic. Luggage was delivered to my home the following day. I will probably not use this airline again."
Pros: "Crew provided great service."
Cons: "Seat was not stable and moved when I moved. In the toilet the cover of toilet was falling down constantly. There was no Wifi (what is now quite ussual)"
Pros: "the crew was really amazing!"
Pros: "The service was top notch, the entertainment selection was great, and the meals were excellent. Free beer and wine on long flights. The engine noise on the Dreamliner is incredibly quiet."
Cons: "The seats aren’t the most comfortable. On a long flight no matter what you need to get up and move around."
Pros: "Boarding went pretty smoothly and quickly"
Cons: "The staff seems to be lacking the enthusiasm and warmth towards the passengers."
Pros: "Late, dirty plane no coffee or tea"
Cons: "Over an hour late"
Cons: "Boarding process was terrible, delayed for 3 hours and I have missed my other flight"
Pros: "They gave decent food and some decent movies and ok songs to listen too."
Cons: "Not enough good movies to watch. Perhaps put on some Spanish movies and music along with more variety Polish and Russian movies and music. I was stuck in middle of two old people that kept farting a lot."
Pros: "Overall it was a good flight"
Cons: "Some passengers arrive late 1 hour from transfer flight, but meantime plane crew started relocating existing passengers to different seats without checking if the seat is available, and that created chaos."
Cons: "Having to arrive 6 hours later than scheduled"
Cons: "Food and not enough entertainment"
Pros: "All in all, the seats had more legroom than I expected for economy. Much more than American airlines (AA, United, Delta). Love the direct flight as it saves so much time."
Cons: "This was the 4th flight I have taken between LAX and Warsaw...but was the first time that there were no beer nor wine available in between meal services. On a 12-13 hour flight, this was a definite disappointment compared to my other experiences on LOT. The other concern was there were only two meals, and no snack service on a very long flight. This again stood out in contrast to the previous flights I have taken on LOT."
Pros: "Business Class on LOT Flight No. 21 from Warsaw to Los Angeles is excellent! The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a beautiful plane and the Business Class seats are very comfortable. The food was pretty good and the flight attendants were extremely nice!"
Cons: "There was a two and a half hour delay for technical problems for our flight from Warsaw to Los Angeles on Tuesday July 24, 2018. There had been a two-hour delay for my flight in from Warsaw to Moscow, also for technical problems, on Friday July 13, 2018. Obviously, LOT needs to insure its planes are safe, but it needs to do so sufficiently in advance of take-off so that its passengers are not inconvenienced by lengthy delays."
Pros: "Seat comfort. Smooth flight."
Cons: "55min delayed boarding at JFK, 55min delayed landing ans 35min awaiting gate access upon landing at JFK."
Pros: "Not at all"
Cons: "My brother in law lost his connection flight to Bucharest. The flight was 1 1/2 hours late. They don't know what they're doing"
Pros: "Staff was apologetic and enthusiastic. When we were finally able to board we did so quickly and efficiently."
Cons: "Delay for nearly 2 hours without information, even when inquiry at the counter."
Pros: "Not much."
Cons: "This is about as budget as you can get. Entertainment systems didn’t work, drinks were warm. Food was mediocre. Bathroom doors didn’t work, and the toilet seat wouldn’t stay up while using it! Yuck! Had to shuttle EVERYWHERE between flights, before and after. Crew was not attentive, and not so friendly either. Only good note was the young lady who checked our bags in Warsaw and helped get our seats together (after the airline messed the seat assignment up in the first place). Ugh. Worst airline I’ve been on."
Pros: "Normal in-flight service but nothing special."
Cons: "Small plane."
Cons: "Because of them not knowing their job I had to spent extra 1000$..."
Cons: "Flight was also delayed by 4 hours and terrible experience. Made for a hellish trip"
Cons: "Flight was delayed by over 8 Hours. Terrible experience."
Pros: "The gate crew was polite and communicative when asked what was happening with the delays. The flight itself was uneventful."
Cons: "There was no real food except for purchase, and the flight attendants went so quickly through the aisles I couldn't even catch their attention. The flight was 45 minutes late and the departure kept creeping up in 10 minute increments before it finally just said "delayed. I would have liked entertainment on the flight. I was in a row with 3 seats filled and then there were other rows completely empty. So the seat selection was not accurate at all."
Pros: "Business class was very roomy. There was easy access to storage. The flight crew was extremely courteous and did their very best to see to the needs of the passengers."
Cons: "The seats, when in reclining position, could have been a bit more comfortable."
Pros: "My flight was pretty comfortable. I had heard so many negative things about LOT Airlines, but I loved the cabin crew who were extremely courteous, and the food served was pretty good (dinner and breakfast since it was an overnight flight). The entertainment was pretty good as well; they even had some Oscar nominations like Dunkirk and Shape of Water available to watch. Overall, I was very pleased with my flight experience."
Cons: "The only thing that I was not a fan of, but which didn't bother me that much/didn't affect me that much, was that we departed from JFK in NYC *an hour late* because we boarded so late. For some people, this caused an issue with their connection in Warsaw, but for me, I luckily had a four hour layover. Still, an hour is pretty bad in terms of departure."
Pros: "Flight on time... arrived on time.... food was great...."
Pros: "In Frankfurt it went through Lufthansa and the extra suitcase costed me $40 more as I’ve been told on the LOT website. Paid €107 where the web page of lot said $75"
Cons: "After check in luggage I had to wait one hour to take care of the luggage price so I get my tickets. All this should have been do e before without going to different counter. Also I didn’t liked that I had to check in on the automated machine."
Pros: "I can't give any review, because I cancelled my flight."
Pros: "The VEG meal (non-dairy) I was served was fresh and delicious to eat. Flight attendants pleasant, professional and service-oriented. My luggage made it to NYC/JFK without any problems."
Cons: "In-flight entertainment offered a very conventional set of movies from which to select."
Pros: "Price of tickiet"
Pros: "Great cabin crew, everything on time, love 787 Dreamliner on long flights. Good food"
Cons: "Slow and hectic boarding in Warsaw"
Pros: "Decent new airplane. Nothing else really stands out"
Cons: "Economy class is not as comfy as Turkish. Food is decent, not good. No free beer :'( Too few movies and some equipment doesn't function well"
Pros: "I was boarded very professionally. I have a heart condition that requires medication. I explained this to the gate agent to request assistance in boarding and they complied with my request."
Cons: "LOT is not an airline that impressed me in any way. When I flew from Los Angeles to Warsaw, my bag was weighed, and I was told it was over limit. This, in spite of the fact that I weighed this bag on a calibrated scale prior to entering the airport, and my luggage was 5 pounds BELOW the limit. This seemed a blatant attempt to gain additional money from me, because I know the bag was not overweight. The food selections were average at best. Leaving Warsaw traveling to Los Angeles, we left almost an hour past our original scheduled departure do to the need to obtain additional supplies. On my next trip to Europe, I will look for alternate flight providers."
Pros: "Absolutely nothing"
Cons: "We where more than 3 hours late. Crew couldn't care less about even saying welcome to you. plane was filthy"
Pros: "It was very pleasant flight"
Cons: "Crew atmosphere"
Cons: "Check in staff was unprofessional and extremely rude."
Pros: "I like everything, except toilets."
Cons: "Toilets were too dirty. Crew must clean them continuously during the fly. But they didn't. They was unhappy about this duty. When we landed there were toilet paper on the floor even outside the toilets."
Pros: "Comfortable and no fuss"
Cons: "We boarded about 10 minutes late"
Airlines flying from Kyiv to California have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Kyiv to California
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Kyiv to California
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Kyiv to California
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Kyiv to California
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Kyiv to California