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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 17h 00m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Egypt Air ($797) and Turkish Airlines ($968)
From Medina to New York, Friday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Thursday is the most expensive. Flying from New York back to Medina , the best deals are generally found on Wednesday, with Thursday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Medina you will be using Medina Mohammad Abdulaziz, often referred to as Medina Airport. You will be landing at one of these airports: New York LaGuardia, Newark or New York John F Kennedy Intl.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "My seat mates were very nice about it when I had to climb over them; the food was fine and the staff all were great."
Cons: "Traveling in economy is torture but then it's over. The sound wasn't working at my seat and I got tired of reading lips on the movie I wanted to see. But reading and sleeping weren't bad ways to spend the time."
Pros: "We went almost 4hours without water served"
Pros: "I like the professionalism of the crew. Lots of shops to visit in Athens Airport."
Pros: "Great food and Entertainment"
Pros: "We landed"
Cons: "Cramped, terrible food."
Pros: "good entertainment, great staff"
Cons: "plane a little older, but all in, it was fine"
Pros: "the people working on the plain and airport."
Pros: "Plane was clean, on time and pleasant seats. Staff was attentive but not exceptional. We landed early! WiFi was free for a bit but very slow. Variety of entertainment was excellent."
Cons: "Entertainment system was excessively complex for no good reason. Seats were about average for business class. Screens were older and too far. Sound system was subpar."
Pros: "Great service. Very comfortable. Good food."
Pros: "The crew was up during the whole trip, offering refreshments and taking a really good care of all passengers"
Pros: "The food was great. Don't be scared of giving vegetarians dairy though unless they specify vegan."
Pros: "Emirates deserves its reputation for providing an overall enjoyable experience"
Cons: "New Jersey airport is seriously lacking in functioning systems"
Pros: "Flying on economy Emirates was a fantastic experience. It should be the industry standard."
Cons: "The entire experience"
Pros: "Better food than out of Newark. Crew helpful as always."
Cons: "Legroom is poor but unlike the Newark-Athens leg, I was able to get an aisle seat that allowed me to stretch a bit. Choice of English language movies is poor. Depending on the price I would still prefer the Delta non stop flight from US to Greece because of the movie choices and ease of use of remote control."
Cons: "The food selection was limited and not tasteful!"
Pros: "In flight crew were pleasant"
Cons: "I was made to pay excess luggage because my carry-on was 1kg overweight. I was very depressed because of this treatment and the ground crew in Lagos were abusive when I complained and they threatened me that I would miss my flight if I didn't comply"
Pros: "The cabin crew was attentive and helpful."
Cons: "The flight seemed crowded and did not have enough room for carry on baggage."
Pros: "Emirates is a true Customer Service oriented airline. It is a relief to know that in this age of carriers that charge you a lot and treat you like you are paying a bus ticket there are airlines that still know the key to success. Boarding was fine and not dependent on local personalities. You can tell the company cares about training. The food and entertainment is excellent. Seats are still a little smaller but they try and make up with it with other perks. Flight crew was polite, smiling, and accommodating no matter the time. Pillows, blankets, snacks, etc. all given without having to ask or be charged. We were also given these little self care packs with toothbrush & paste, eye pillow, socks, and earplugs! Overall it made a long flight over night very comfortable."
Pros: "Great service! While first time, I had a great experience."
Pros: "Good selection of movies. Nice staff- some of which were able to handle difficult customers better than others."
Cons: "Both flights to Athens and returning to New York were very delayed. As a result, passengers were annoyed and staff members looked obviously stressed as well. On the whole my impression is that this airline keeps up appearances very well but is in fact somewhat disorganized."
Pros: "Everything was amazing, from check in to deplaning. I’m going to sign up on their frequent flyer program."
Cons: "Boarding was chaotic"
Cons: "Newark airport is depressing. Lighting in boarding area is simply awful. Also, cab fare to and from NYC is much too high. Midnight departure time of the flight to Greece is inconvenient. It is just too late. Getting through customs at Newark is a chore. There are not enough computers for passengers to report what they have to report. Also, many passengers I saw did not know how to use a computer."
Pros: "quality and friendship"
Cons: "Electronic Entert can be more accessible More access to news"
Pros: "I loved the crew. Very helpful. Katarina was very helpfull"
Cons: "I sat next to the bathrooms"
Pros: "Positives were the movie options and they give you a kit with an eye mask etc"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 50 minutes. Crew was all grumpy making the delay and flight less bareable. They were attentive, not sure I saw anyone smile. It wasn't pleasant"
Pros: "Love it. Classy flight attendants, great service."
Cons: "Crying baby"
Cons: "Same movies"
Cons: "The ac wasn't working properly just hot air being blown"
Cons: "Seats very uncomfortable for a transatlantic flight"
Pros: "Meals and free wine were positives. Also the travel toothbrush and toothpaste were nice. Entertainment with movies and tv had a lot of variety also."
Cons: "It took 45 minutes to get out bags! Crew bags came out immediately but customers stood around the luggage belt for more than 45 minutes b/c thats how long it took to get our bags and many people were left. Very annoying after a 10-hour flight that lands late at night."
Pros: "The staff & the service"
Cons: "The entertainment set up was dated and malfunctioning"
Pros: "we were travelling with kids. They pulled us from the back and put us in the front since our group of 6 had two small kids. They were extremely nice to us in athens."
Cons: "I just wish there was a snack in the middle of the service."
Pros: "More legroom in economy class for the 10 hour flight between Newark and Athens."
Pros: "Overall a pleasant and comfortable flight."
Pros: "Great flight even in economy! Two good meals, personal entertainment with close to a 100 movies to select from and great service by the crew."
Pros: "Lots of movies to watch -- when the system was actually working."
Cons: "The food was THE worst I've ever had on any flight ever. And they served the same food for both meals... chicken, fish, or pasta for dinner AND breakfast... the latter which was at 3am of the time zone I was coming from. Both my kids (5 and 7) REFUSED to eat any of the food except the brew& butter, despite starving. My row and row behind me lost power during the flight so we had NO entertainment, and could no longer charge our devices for the rest of the 11-hour flight. They offered us magazines, but we had no overhead lights to be able to see. The crew managed to reboot the system about 2 hours after the first meal, so we enjoyed some entertainment, but after a little while, the movie and sound stopped working. After about an hour an announcement was made that the entire entertainment system would be rebooted. It started working around the last hour of the flight. Not relaxing at all."
Pros: "Business class upgrade was available for this flight, and it was well worth it."
Cons: "The food was mediocre, at best. Odd food combination choices. I don't expect gourmet on a flight, so don't try to pretend you're serving it."
Pros: "Entertainment was good, boarding was OK. Leg-room much better than on competing direct flight US carriers, and aircraft cabin better maintained."
Cons: "Food for kids terrible, just not edible taste-wise. Catering is better flying out of Greece than on same flight returning from U.S. Bathrooms need to be cleaned and restocked during flight."
Pros: "Very courteous and attentive And always with a smile! A great way to travel, it's hard to go back to other airlines after having experienced Emirates!"
Cons: "Fantastic customer service and attentive staff"
Pros: "Food, comfort, service -- all excellent for the 10hr flight from Athens to NYC! Hands down better than any other airline I've flown with for same number of hours and distance."
Cons: "While there was much in the way of options for entertainment, navigating the system & touch screen was a pain. Often the mouse doesn't follow your touch and you end up clicking things you didn't mean to click + having to press multiple times."
Pros: "Highly recommend Emirates"
Cons: "Food baf"
Pros: "Trip was shorter by at least one hour than projected."
Cons: "Very dissapointed with return flight. It was like a different airline experience than first leg of trip to Athens"
Pros: "The food was good, the entertainment was good"
Cons: "There needed to be more snack options.. a mid-flight sandwich or cheese and crackers. There were only two drink carts that went by on a an 11 hour flight and these were with the 2 meals that were served. Alcoholic drinks were difficult to order except with dinner. Overall, there are more amneties, foods and drink on Delta airlines."
Pros: "The staff is super friendly and professional."
Cons: "I paid for an assigned window seat (18K) at the front of the plane. However when I arrived to my seat I was told that there is a handicap person in my room and I can't sit there and was offered a seat in the back of the plane. Yes of course I understand and wouldn't want to move a handicap person to get to my seat but at the same time I believe the seat assignment fee which I paid in advance should be refunded."
Pros: "When traveling overseas, I believe Emirates is by far one of the best airlines to travel with. From check-in to arrival the staff is extremely professional, polite and helpful. I will look to travel with Emirates every possibility I get."
Cons: "I think the meals can be simplified a little. Wasn't a big fan of the food, but I rarely eat on the plane so it didn't matter anyway."
Pros: "Compared to the cattle car feeling of many airlines today, Emirates feels like gracious luxury and hospitality, and that's for economy class. I will try to fly with them as much as I can. First rate experience. Very good ticket price and a convenient non-stop route- unlike some low fares that want to add hours and hours to your travel by routing you through the home country of the airline. Great entertainment choices. Some TV functionality issues for a seatmate, but he was able to change seats. cabin crew was multinational, multilingual, and warm and professional. It reminded me of the way air travel used to be."
Cons: "Just to improve on the services and hospitality but there are really good"
Pros: "As usual traveling with THY was perfect, all was OK. But pls when I buy THY tickets, it is mean that I want to travel with THY not with Anadolojet. Flight with Anadolojet Istanbul-Izmir was awful. The rest of the journey was awesome. Many thanks."
Cons: "In stead of Anadklujet could be THY :))"
Cons: "No delays would be good"
Pros: "Boarding on time, service friendly, luggage up to 30 kg, good entertainment and comfortable seats, tasty sandwiches."
Cons: "Didn't happen. My first leg to Athens was canceled which created a humongous headache since it ended up canceling my return flights. Air Canada had to put me on completely new flights there and back. I think this has taught me to go directly through an airline. Justfly was not helpful. Neither was Turkish airlines."
Pros: "Service food timely departure"
Cons: "Nothing to dislike"
Cons: "Airport dirty Airport AC was hot seems they want to save money Seats uncomfortable Too many kids crying"
Pros: "Again the service was amazing and great food in a 2 hr flight"
Pros: "Excellent service, food, and entertainment options!"
Cons: "My husband's passport expires in March of 2018, 4 months from travel dates and we weren't allowed to travel because it has to be 6 months. We booked our tickets in August of 2017, Turkish Airlines could've told us this. During booking, they ask for passport expiry date, what's the point if you're not going to tell us in advance and wait till our travel date to tell us this information. We couldn't travel on our vacation as planned and we were charged an additional $3,000 to change our tickets."
Pros: "Good entertainment."
Cons: "Need to have better boarding and organization."
Pros: "Great service!"
Pros: "I'm 6 ft 2. Legspace was adequate, and no silly boxes under the seats like other airlines that obstruct your feet. Great entertainment systems - modern, good selection. Food and staff excellent."
Cons: "Their online checkin systems could operate a bit more smoothly. At one point, I had to go in in person, because the online checkin site had an already past flight from their codeshare partner SAS showing up as the next flight, and I couldn't perform online checkin as a result."
Pros: "The staff is very nice and good service and very helpful"
Cons: "The Delay and the rough landing"
Pros: "Almost nothing specially the flight from Dhaka, If I known that the level of business class is like that, I would have bought economy"
Pros: "Friendly staff, decent meals, comfortable seating"
Cons: "Istanbul airport- needs major refurbishment"
Pros: "great entertainment, pretty comfortable, good service"
Cons: "a little bit of a delay"
Pros: "I,d all the service and the food the drink"
Cons: "The crews are very helpfull an Cain yes I will recommend Turkish airline thank you to make my trip so placent"
Pros: "The water"
Cons: "There was a malfunction on the aircraft after the first taxi attempt. I understand that these things happen but there was zero communication from the captain or the crew. Because there was no power, the A/C was not operational and the cabin grew extremely hot. No water was distributed, and no attempt to communicate the situation with the passengers. The pilot power cycled the aircraft numerous times, which is normal to reset the various systems, but this made many passengers nervous. Finally the issue was resolved and we went on our merry way. In short, all crew-passenger issues could have been resolved with more communication and water. Go forth and sin not again."
Pros: "The food and beverage selection, as well as the service in business class was excellent. Initially I dreaded the long layover of 8 hours. But I found the Turkish Airlines Business Lounge. It was so spectacular that I didn't want to leave it. I found a small movie theatre equipped with leather oversized recliners and slept. I was told that the 2 story lounge is 6000 square meters."
Cons: "The business class seating is old and not as comfortable as the newer herring bone configurations. Privacy could be improved."
Pros: "Very organized and efficient."
Pros: "Everything was great, service,food....."
Cons: "Nothing to mention"
Pros: "Not only was the aircraft antique and sporting old seats, but the crew also upgraded two families with infants to the business class where the screamed their hearts out to the obvious displeasure of the paying customers. A true Turkish delight... Unlikely to fly them again."
Cons: "Good food and alcohol selection"
Cons: "I was first seated next to the two largest people on the plane, a couple. There was hardly room for me in the seat. I had the aisle seat. I asked the flight attendant if I could be reseated and she said the plane was full and there were no open seats. She eventually found me a middle seat in the back of the plane, which was so cramped I could harpy move. For a 10 hours flight, not good. I have gold status on Star Alliance, which got me an upgrade from Bishkek to Istanbul, but didn't help on this flight."
Pros: "Good food, very polite and attentive staff."
Cons: "Seat cushions lack comfort and the legroom is not sufficient for a average size person."
Pros: "I used the prime lounge in Istanbul and when it was time to go, I was able to practically walk on the plane without any wait. The seats were comfy and didn't have a ton of legroom but it wasn't bad. The staff we're friendly and helpful. The in-flight entertainment had a pretty impressive selection and had one of the best-designed interfaces I've seen so far (and I've ridden a variety of airlines). Last and most important, the food was hands down the BEST I've had on a plane. Turkish is killing it, they're my new go-to airline!"
Cons: "I really can't complain about anything, even if I try! Maybe the touch screen sensitivity on the entertainment console seemed a little off, but that's just nitpicking"
Cons: "I had a problem and I was not able to fly. I bought insurance and I tried to contact them, but they denied my request and I would definitely recommend to remove this option because it doesn't give a good image of KAYAK. If I want to trust this application, I have to be confident to use the services and I service from the insurance was fake. I tried to reach the airline to cancel my ticket and they said it's not refundable. Therefore, I would definitely recommend showing refund options when selling tickets. I lost every penny I spent because I was not able to fly. I am sure that my message is delivered now!!!!"
Pros: "Entertainment selection Food and beverage service"
Pros: "The service from Turkish on the flights was great. The service for rebooking was great, once we got to the front of the line."
Cons: "Due to a snowstorm (beyond their control) we had to rebook. We were in line for over seven hours because they did not honor the line and helped whoever walked up to the front. Many people 'cut' in line. It wasn't until someone yelled at them about the problem that they started to honor the line. Unfortunately that was five hours in to the wait!"
Pros: "The crew was excellent. Wonderful entertainment. Very clean aircraft. Good food and loved the goodie bag. Would have rated it a 10 all around but the seating arrangement is not good"
Cons: "Very uncomfortable seat arrangement, no leg room."
Pros: "I liked food and service"
Pros: "Quick and nice"
Pros: "Leg rooms are much smaller compare to other airlines."
Cons: "Have to unload Plane Flight git exchanged without my approval"
Pros: "The crew on the flight was trying to do his best - but too late and too little."
Cons: "The flight was delayed in 22.5 hours. No information or instructions where to go or what to do was given. When little info was obtained by shouting of chinese-speaking passengers, it was in mostly in chinese - not English. For 22 hours we actually did not know what to expect. When we finally were told that there is a flight - huge lines to check in. No help with connecting flights was offered. when I asked to reserve a connecting flight - I was put on a connecting flight that I missed anyway because of further on-going delay. When I reached Istanbul - no help was actively offered. I had to arrange my connecting flight. No compensation was offered. When we asked for some food and water, we were sent to the lowest level lounge in Ataturk airport. Very poor Turkish Airlines experience!"
Cons: "Most seats were broke, staff seemed grumpy, 3 out of 4 flights didn't have individual TVs, staff couldn't handle unruly passengers, etc. Won't be using Turkish Air anymore."
Pros: "Nothing except the fast commute"
Cons: "Food was horrible, the air port and plain service was horrible"
Pros: "I was upgraded to business class for this leg of my total journey. It was incredibly comfortable experience. The recliner seats with the massage feature add immensely to the overall experience."
Cons: "The seats on the second flight were smaller and we had no flight console (no movies, usb charge..)"
Cons: "Poor Business class Entertainment system didn't work Seats didn't recline Boarding was terrible Staff at Istanbul airport very bad Organisation terrible support very bad"
Pros: "Boarding was fine in Istanbul. Go to toilet before going through security check in the gate."
Cons: "Poor crew service--amazingly slow (my general THY service experience has been great, but in this leg crew did not respond to calls for almost 20-30 minutes). After meals, most people took their own empty trays to return them behind (because the crew had not picked up after 30+ minutes). The meals arrived cold as well. My entertainment set froze after 4 hours in a 13 hours trip, and was not attended to after repeated calls. One conscientious Turkish stewardess was very helpful in the 9th hour (literally), even if the entertainment did not come back on. To top these, I was sandwiched between a teenager on front and teenagers on right, who were loud and generally weird (obviously not the airlines fault). So, it ended up being a mediocre experience overall."
Pros: "Everything was perfect"
Pros: "God overall"
Cons: "Your food is terrible!!"
Pros: "Timing, attention, discipline and overall the neatness."
Pros: "The Air hostess are aware of what they are doing, they can manage extra requests from different people."
Cons: "The workers at the boarding they don't have good language to new people they think every one should know every thing about Turkish schedule and other information, It is a little bit strange to have no where to sit at Instambul Airport while having wheel chairs for sick people after bringing them at the waiting place where do you think they will be sitting."
Pros: "Food is fresh and tasty. Safe landings and overall flight experience is very pleasing."
Pros: "Is the number six flight with Turkish Airlines and what an amazing company. Great food, great staff, just an overall quality company."
Cons: "canceling our flights and lying to us on the phone after we pay extra for daytime flights"
Pros: "Turkish airlines is the best European airline I ever flew on . Great service, very friendly flight attendants , up to date technology with the tv. Great price!!! Turkish impressed me, I heard they were good but didn't expect this good"
Pros: "Amazing plane"
Pros: "The captain"
Pros: "I liked the new airplane. Compared to my jfk-cai flight the plane was spotless and everything worked. I didn’t feel like I was on a flying greyhound bus. The crew kept the bathrooms cleaner which was great."
Cons: "I was very disappointed that I couldn’t bring water through the gate security in Cairo to jfk. There was nowhere to purchase water after the gate so I felt dehydrated and inconvenienced by having to ask for water so many times."
Pros: "every thing"
Pros: "On-time arrival, direct flight"
Cons: "Poor in-flight service. They said they would give out a snack before landing but never did. If you want a drink other than at meals, you have to go get it yourself."
Pros: "Amazingly soft landings, as always."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable. Entertainment was good. Food was good."
Cons: "Having vegetarian meal options would have been great."
Cons: "If flying on time its always late even more than one hour"
Cons: "That I could check in online instead of the airport, to get to pick the seat I want, I was placed in an isle seat 2 rows before the end of the plane, right behind me the we only 2 seats row, and almost every single one that went to use the restroom had to bump into my chair in their way back"
Pros: "Good price. Direct flight. Decent food."
Cons: "Offer more frequent complimentary drinks. Staff talking too loudly at back of plane while passengers trying to sleep."
Pros: "Direct flight, nice crew and professional pilot, didn’t feel the plane touching the ground while landing"
Cons: "Definitely not cheap flight ;) Food is no good , bathrooms were not clean and flight crew refused to clean it !!!"
Pros: "The flight is on time"
Cons: "their food is very nasty"
Pros: "Flights were on time and boarding was orderly"
Cons: "Vegetarian food was poor. It was just boiled vegetables. Even the bread that was given to others was not there. They treated Vegetarian food as Vegan food (although it was specified as vegetarian), so there was no butter, no yogurt and nothing but boiled vegetables and fruit salad. Hard to sustain oneself with that on a 12 hour flight! I asked the flight attendant for yogurt who just ignored my request."
Pros: "Comfort, service."
Cons: "No wifi"
Pros: "Cheap flight. Boarding was quick and thats about the only thing good."
Cons: "No Wifi, no alcohol, and food was terrible."
Cons: "Long time at jfk airport"
Cons: "Baggage was not logged into the flight, although it was checked in 2 hours before flight...!!!"
Pros: "Comfortable plane, nice crew, movies."
Cons: "Great services and very clean air plane"
Pros: "Excellent experience overall, I would definitely fly again with Egypt Air."
Cons: "Only small thing was, I have seen better as far as in flight entertainment. The touchscreen was not responsive and selection not great. I brought my own on a tablet so it wasn't a big deal for me."
Pros: "Good meals and equent tea, coffee and water in cups available. Headphones provided for entertainment."
Cons: "More garbage pickup needed- computer screens were dirty from previous flight use"
Pros: "seats were little comfy handrest where not even. choice of movies were basic. clean not a bad flight. food was decent."
Cons: "the stewards were accommodating and always with a smile. Bathrooms kept clean. check in easy."
Pros: "So organized airline"
Cons: "Head Hosts are aggressive but not so much"
Pros: "Customer service very very very bad And tickets was too expensive"
Pros: "The crew was great. Very helpful and friendly."
Pros: "Great & Friendly Service"
Cons: "The pilot was excellent in take off and landing. He got us through some turbulence in a smooth excellent way"
Cons: "There is long delay fo 4 hours. In first flight from Cairo to madina air condition not worked correctly"
Pros: "Great professional and fast"
Cons: "Couldnt take my camera in the hand bag which is unreasonable."
Pros: "Cheap air fare, i likeed all the services include an easy take off, landing on time, amazing food and crew were kind and comforting all customers on board."
Cons: "Cheap air fare, i likeed all the services include an easy take off, landing on time, amazing food and crew were kind and comforting all customers on board."
Pros: "Time..... everything was on time no late ..flight take off on time with good security Processing"
Cons: "Nothing really"
Pros: "I liked everything about the experience on the actual flight from Cairo to New York. Staff was great, food was great (two meals), drink options were great from juices, sodas, water, tea, coffee all great. the entertainment was awesome with so many movie/tv show options. and you can always get up and ask for a beverage if you were still thirsty, and plenty of toilets on the plane so rarely a line greater than 1 person."
Cons: "They seemed to run out of chicken as the dinner meal, when they got to my the flight to Cairo from NY they also ran out of chicken, the person next to me got the last one, the same thing happened to me on the way to NY, the person next to me got the last chicken, i was kind of upset but the other option of beef was still good."
Pros: "We flew JFK to CAI roundtrip in coach. The whole process from check-in to landing was good overall, and the meals were also of good quality and complimentary as was baggage check-in (compared to US carriers who charge you for everything)."
Cons: "The bathroom got a little dirtier on the long haul flight compared to what I remember on other carriers, and phone support is only available during business hours which turned out to be ok, but could be a problem if you need to have a question answered last minute."
Pros: "Nothing was good. Everything was horrible."
Cons: "Flight attendants are rude and nasty. They take forever to accommodate you. When you press the flight attendant button to be taken care of. They don't care at all. If you ask for help you're left unhelped."
Cons: "Babies crying in nearly every row. No ear plugs provided. Flight attendants not attentive at all. Attitudes for staff left and right. It was a horrible flight. Check in was a headache as well."
Pros: "They have some interesting old films like Charlie Chaplin in their silver screen entertainment choices. Accommodating flight attendants."
Cons: "There did not seem to be any air vents to adjust for cooling down when I felt hot."
Pros: "They make us feel the tickets are discounted, and when you arrive to the airports for international flights which is normally allowed 2 luggage, they informed us we are allowed only one bag and charge for the second bage $125.00 also they told me that my carrying on is too big and charge me another $125.00 . I have had traveled with the same carry on many time but that's the new way of EGYPTAIR scams. Will not travel with them anymore..... They're the worst service, you will only see the cabin crew during the meal time , with almost 12 hrs flight you will see the crew only twice !!!!! The worst experience we ever have"
Pros: "Staff was attentive and welcoming"
Pros: "Food and service was good."
Pros: "The Crew was excellent and accommodating."
Cons: "Long flight ... could not sleep... Not your fault :) I'm very tall so the comfort for me was not as good as it could have been due to limited leg room. Please try to keep us in mind and /or try to get tall folks leg room seats. Thanks.. Happy security was good, but it was a bit slow."
Pros: "Pilots are excellent at smooth landing."
Cons: "To most Arabs, broadcasting a prayer before taking off is routine and goes without notice. To foreigners, it could initiate fear about the safety of the plane as it projects a need to rely on a super power to make it. It's cultural and could be misunderstood."
Cons: "i need a refund. our flight back to NYC from dubai was rescheduled with significant delays such that it would affect our jobs. We decided to book a return flight via qatar and we need a refund for this booking"
Pros: "Terrible food. Barely any entertainment in English at least."
Cons: "Although the flight attendants were nice, I felt they should have gone through the cabin more often offering water or other beverages since this was such a long flight,"
Pros: "The business class seat was very comfortable."
Cons: "Only one functioning toilet for a 14 hour flight. No alcohol. No menu describing the food."
Pros: "Flight crew was courteous"
Cons: "Old airplane, no entertainment in the head rests, no other for charging."
Pros: "The crew was very good and made overall ambience very friendly"
Cons: "The seat alloted to me wasn’t comfortable neither pushing it behind was a struggle left me with pain in my shoulders"
Pros: "The movie selection was decent"
Cons: "They failed to informed me that passangers have to report to the gate one full hour before direct flights to the US from Abu-Dhabi in order to clear US customs and border security which happens there prior to your flight (which is the only place in the world that this happens.) I arrived at the Airport 2.5 hours before my flight and reported to my gate 45 minutes before my flight and was not allowed through. They then were extremely rude to me when I was in the process of finding a new connection and made me buy a brand new ticket for the following morning as the penalties for rescheduling would cost more than buying a new ticket which was 1200 USD!! They insisted that this warning was on their web site and would have been on my ticket had I got it from their website. Since I purchased my ticket from Kayak.com, that was my own problem. They then showed me a warning label on the baggage claim slip that they gave me at check in but this was only in Arabic with NO ENGLISH translation provided. More importantly the representative who checked me in to my flight never told me about needing to be at the gate 1 hr before the flight. Throughout this whole process they were unapologetic, unsympathetic and rude. I met two other people that same day who had the same problem one of these passangers arrived at the gate 1.5 hrs before her flight and still could not get to her flight in time because of the inefficient customs and immigration process that the Emarati's have in place in an attempt to mimic our process in the US. This is a very bad policy which only Etihad does. If you fly through Dubai with Emirates they do not require this nonsense. The Etihad staff were rude, unhelpful, unapologetic and inefficient. Never fly from Abu-Dhabi to the US with Etihad. On the flight, as the plane came to a stop at the end of the runway but still needed to taxi in to the gate, people started getting up. Instead of calmly explaining to people what was going on, one of the stewardesses waved it off and said well when we start moving again or if something happened they will just DIE then! This was not the only occasion I was disgusted by the staff. I woke up on the flight and couldn't find my glasses and the response of one of the stewardesses was "can you ask someone else to help you, I am on my way to take a nap and if I stop to help you I want get my full rest." This airline is one of the worst in the world if not the worst. I will never fly with them again and I am considering sending these stories to a NEWS network to raise awareness on this issue. Their staff don't care. They seem to be overworked and burned out. They only get one day off when flying to New York and back when by law they are required two. This shows that they are abusive to their staff which then leads their staff to have have horrible customer service."
Pros: "Beware of the etihad airport crew at Abu Dhabi. They are extremely inept. The gate agent lost my ID card needed to gain entry into a third country. Not only I had to miss my connecting fight from Abu Dhabi, was never put on another flight, but etihad also cancelled my return portion of the ticket all due to a mistake by their gate agent."
Cons: "Beware of the etihad airport crew at Abu Dhabi. They are extremely inept. The gate agent lost my ID card needed to gain entry into a third country. Not only I had to miss my connecting fight from Abu Dhabi, was never put on another flight, but etihad also cancelled my return portion of the ticket all due to a mistake by their gate agent."
Pros: "The staff for our flight were all extremely friendly and accommodating. They came through the cabin several times with drinks and snacks and ensured we had the most comfortable flight possible. I thought the entertainment choices were excellent and really provided a wide array of genres and a unique multicultural assortment. Meals were very good, served in generous portions, and having a vegetarian diet I was happy to be so easily accommodated. I was lucky enough on this flight to have a row to myself so I could spread out."
Cons: "I got violently ill after getting off the flight. The only food I had in the last 24 hours had been from Etihad. I threw up for two days straight."
Pros: "The flight was well managed. The cabin crew were really patient and helpful."
Cons: "The transit and security check at Abu Dhabi airport was horrible. The security check was conducted manually and there was an unnecessary bottleneck that was created."
Pros: "the journey, staff and overall experience"
Pros: "Just my seat. Which has more leg space."
Cons: "Food and I had to call them numerous times to give me something to eat because I was starving. For such a long flight they only had pop corns for snack. I missed my first served meal because I was sleeping for second one they didn't bother to ask me. When I asked for it I was given a cold sandwich."
Pros: "Service and food"
Pros: "Nothing to like."
Cons: "The check-in cashier was very rude. maybe she should retake the course in hospitality. Again, it was operates by AA so what should I expect?"
Cons: "Can improve quality of pure Veg food and give them more option so that they can travel conveniently"
Cons: "Etihad overbooked me along with more than a dozen other passengers on a 14-hour international flight. Apparently Etihad decides on who gets left behind. Etihad's "Transit Travelers" service is one of the WORST customer service desks I've ever been to. I waited in line for 2 hours. Passengers were urging to be served so they can make it to their connecting flights not knowing they have been already selected not to board those plains. Voices were raised and demands were made to speak to the supervisor. It was chaos. I made it to the agent shortly after the gate to my flight had opened. I was shocked by how the agent lacked empathy when he informed me I won't make it to the connecting flight because it had been overbooked. Not an apology or even sir! I was forced to be rerouted which stretches my 25-hour trip to 33 hours. Then the connecting flight gets delayed more than an hour resulting in missing the second connecting flight. Now my trip has become a 41-hour trip, I missed a day of work that's worth more than double the value of the voucher Etihad gave me and lost one day of unscheduled vacation. Etihad even damages my bag that had servived more than 10 flights. I will never fly Etihad and strongly recommend against flying with Etihad."
Cons: "we had a layover for about 7 hours. The airport was cold. But the departure lounge was extremely cold, very uncomfortable. Even wearing a hooded jacket, I was very cold and my hands were numb. And we waited about 3 hours in the departure area."
Pros: "Aircraft fleet and airport is good. Good infrastructure."
Cons: "The cabin crew is not at all courteous. When you start travelling in US, you realize how different the crew's attitude is. When you want to say no to the customer, atleast make an effort to accommodate the needs of the customer first. Minor requests made by the passengers should be accommodated. You just rudely say No. Learn something from American customer service!!"
Pros: "nice plane"
Cons: "The gate was closed. people sitting on floor"
Cons: "Cabin crew was not responsive to our simple needs for glass of water or serving specific meals we had ordered(JVML). after lots of discussion they found the proper meals for us."
Pros: "On time departure n arrival"
Cons: "They should include better meal plan. 13 hrs flight they should include three main course. Poor meal plan, my sugar went down n my wife rushed to the pantry n brought some orange juice. I requested Hindu meal, MEl-AUH no rice only 4 pcs of chicken n some vegetable. Same way AUH-NYK no rice. AUH -Nyk second meal only vegetable.It was horrible"
Pros: "Comfortable Seats in the A380! The entertainment system is very modern with large screens and good selection."
Cons: "The USB ports did not work charging phones."
Pros: "Service food n flight intirier"
Pros: "Seats were comfy, crew was helpful, in flight entertainment was very good. Overall quite good..."
Cons: "Nothing really.."
Cons: "Your airline lost my baggage. I missed my connecting flight in Paris to Bordeaux and had to pay 200 euros to get another flight. I am very disappointed"
Pros: "Staff were helpful and friendly."
Cons: "Some people stood near the bathrooms talking for a quite a long time and it might have been nice if the staff had asked them to sit down to keep the corridor clear and to keep the noise down. Overall this was not a big deal."
Cons: "They didn't let me change any seats. I wasn't able to select my own seat to begin with when checking in. When I told the crew that I had recently had a surgery, no one really made any effort to actually find me a better seat. They didn't even get back to me."
Pros: "One of the best experiences I have had. The plane was well appointed with large restrooms. The crew was very attentive and the flight was very smooth. Touch down was effortless. I would fly Ethiad again whenever possible."
Cons: "there are bed bugs in the seat which has caused serious problem in my back (this is not expected and crew does not even basic medicine, i have to bear the pain till i reach the home. Also the entertainment is not updated which is 2 months older and not updates since."
Cons: "Food was tasteless and uninspired. There is no place to request meal when checking in. I wanted to change mine from LVML to AVML because the quality of food on my onward trip was terrible. Sadly, you do not provide that option on your website and my call to Etihad did not do the trick. Same shabby food. Plane was more full than in my onward trip - smelly people, loud kids that prevent sleeping, narrow seats with poor leg room. Will NEVER fly Etihad again. I will happily pay more for one of the better airlines. And I will avoid flying through the middle east - many of your patrons do not understand the value of deodorants or lifting the seat up to use the toilet. Ugh!"
Cons: "Horrible food plan. We were served an entire dinner 2 hours before landing in New York and mind you it was morning in New York. Instead of serving breakfast, we were given dinner which was again horrible. Worst food plan ever!"
Pros: "US custom and immigration check in at Abu Dhabi airport. We walked away at JFK New York as Domestic passangers."
Cons: "Appeared that the number of serving crew is small compared to the size of the plane. We had t repeat our request for service many times before we were attended."
Pros: "The aircraft was spacious and it allowed one to move about and stretch one's limbs."
Cons: "The spacing between the economy class seats - particularly when the person in front reclines."
Pros: "There is no single thing to like. Flight is delayed rudiculously and the seating is pathetic. Not a single penny worth for the money we spent.. Etihad sucks.."
Cons: "There is no single thing to like. Flight is delayed rudiculously and the seating is pathetic. Not a single penny worth for the money we spent.. Etihad sucks.."
Cons: "this does not necessarily reflect in the airline, other than the fact the staff could really not do anything for me in Abu dhabi: the eithad staff handed me an email and told me i had to inform them that way. no designated lost and found, the local police were utterly unhelpful"
Cons: "It was jetairways operated by ethihad..No mobile port or charging facility in the multimedia device."
Pros: "I had a great experience all around. Looking forward to flying Ethiad again soon"
Cons: "in the middle row the seats and leg rest and not aligned so I ended up with a seat with poor leg room. my companion had twice as much leg room for same seat."
Cons: "We booked in Etihad for International travel and we were asked to travel in American airlines. No food was served in that five and half hour flight"
Pros: "nothing in particular"
Cons: "I asked for better seats because my feet swelled up on the last flight and they told me nothing was available and they could not help me. i thought that was crazy and obscured !"
Cons: "I have connected flight ti India but jet blue crew member give me boding pass until JFK. and told me i can't find connect flight and i have to pick up my two 50 pounds bags pick up and take it to ethiad airways terminal. so i have to spend $10 for tolly and i have to hire person to drop my bags on ethihad terminal. suppose to jet blue directly transfer my bags to ethihad and i got my bags on final destination ."
Pros: "1. Food is good. 2. Seat comfort is okay. 3. US immigration at Abu Dhabi... this helps and saves time after reaching to US."
Cons: "1. The flight timings are little odd, but most of the flights going to US are at almost same time, so little to help. Flight takes off at 4.20 am from Mumbai. Its 3 hours flight and peak time to sleep since you are awake for most of the night time on Airport. If you sleep, and miss dinner, you have to wait long for another food since there is overlay of 4 hours @ Abu Dhabi. Also there is only one snacks center after US immigration center, so not much options to eat. Another problem is, flight from JFK to LA is 6 hours flight (JetBlue) and they do not serve food. They have less options to eat and its all chargeable. I was not feeling very hungry at JFK so did not have anything on Airport, thinking that there will be food in flight... but my guess was wrong. Better to eat something either in flight or before taking flight because it reach to LA at 10.00pm and you come out by 11.00pm outside the airport. Just a tip for whoever not aware. :) 2. The crew member (young boy) in my flight (Date: 13-Jan-2016) EY 101 was not having god body language. Not good hospitality and each time he was serving food as if he is doing a great favor. I would say, if you are not interested in this kind of jobs, please look for some other job but don't let down your Airlines reputation."
Cons: "we came on jet airways from abu dhabi. jet room was worst than domestic flights. i do not how i survived for 15 hours flight."
Pros: "I changed my food choice so it was better"
Cons: "I changed my food to non veg instead of vegetarian ok"
Pros: "I was on a flight from Paris to NYC yesterday Jan10 -EY3026 or AA121 - that was canceled without a reason with no prior alerts. On top of it the bags are missing till now. This has been the worst experience I have had so far on any flight."
Pros: "Very clean, bathrooms kept up for the long 15 hour flight."
Cons: "The food menu listed three options, one was vegetarian. When the cart came around, there were no vegetarian meals left. Instead of apologizing, as these things happen, the flight attendant told my traveling partner and I that we should have specified for a special meal, that vegetarian was special (even though it was offered on the menu as a regular choice). She was incredulous that we would not eat meat, stating that they had plenty of chicken and fish options, as if my vegetarianism was a fad or I was a child. Instead of simply apologizing for the gaff and offering us something else, she seemed put off and bothered that we wouldn't accept a meat tray. Also, this was the smallest leg room and personal space I've ever had on such a long flight."
Cons: "Rude air-hostess. When I asked for whatever in the break area, she pointed me to a bottle of water and a plastic cup. Not the service I expect. No vegetarian food on board? When most of your customers are vegetarians? Flight didn't have a USB charging port."
Pros: "Good aircraft and excellent entertainment system. Food was quite good."
Cons: "Not sure if the duration of the flight got to the attendants, but they were just not interested. They were unresponsive and rude."
Pros: "Cabin crew, cabin seats and equipment, lavatories excellent!"
Cons: "1. Check-in process highly inefficient - unable to check-in via website prior to flight to obtain boarding pass - Kiosk at airport unable to recognize my reservation confirmation number. Thus, was unable to check-in at kiosk. - Was forced to wait in line with other passengers who planned to submit luggage even though I only had carry-on baggage, which extended this waiting period in this line. - This occured both on my outbound and inbound flights 2. Consideration should be given to an expedited check-in line for those passengers who have carry-on baggage only. 3. Public announcement system in plane difficult to hear. 4. Delayed takeoff at Abu Dhabi approximately 3hours!! This was reported to be due to delay in US customs pre-clearance at Abu Dhabi. This seems to be a risky proposition given that boarded passengers are at risk for missing their connecting flights at the destination. 5. Signage at Abu Dhabi is quite poor. Difficult to determine which direction to proceed for connecting flights."
Pros: "Exceptional crew, as expected"
Cons: "Terrible customer service at the boarding gate. Plane was listed on time but we did not board until an hour after our scheduled departure time. We were not informed whether the flight was delayed or given an explanation for why we did not leave on time. There was no announcement and the gate team did not give any explanation to what was going on. Unexceptionable service. Very disappointed"
Pros: "Flight was canceled without notice"
Pros: "I had my own row of seating because the flight was pretty empty so it was very comfortable"
Cons: "Nothing. Excellent flight"
Cons: "All was well"
Cons: "Earlier notice of the 1 hr delay, compensation of the delay, onboard entertainment,"
Pros: "Great service"
Pros: "Every member of the crew I encountered was five-star, and went above and beyond."
Cons: "The shuttle between the terminal and the aircraft could be more frequent instead of cramming passengers in and waiting for more to board."
Pros: "Helpful crew, comfortable seat with good leg space, tasty food, affordable price."
Cons: "Same RUH-JFK like service in DAC-RUH, RUH-DAC, JED-DAC. Since most of the passengers in these routes are low income labors in middle east, sometimes crews don't treat everybody well."
Pros: "Positive and helpful crew. A few new movies recently released kept me entertained."
Cons: "The food was not catered to my taste buds it was strictly Arabic cuisine. The software that shows the realtime flight map looked very outdated and complicated to use. No blinds or earbuds given for sleep. Not enough food given for long flight"
Pros: "Yes, cooperative and professional"
Cons: "Catering could have been better"
Pros: "Nothing. Everyone was tough. Not smiling. Not helpful. Too many scans and check points"
Pros: "Have space for prayer"
Pros: "i lik your cervia"
Cons: "The screen and the live map was not working"
Pros: "Nothing at all"
Cons: "The stop was 7:30 hours and next flight got delayed for another 2 hours since the flight captain didn’t arrive from Jeddah airport. The airport crew were not able to answer what was the schedule which kept all passengers in a dilemma. I will never take a risk and reserve SAUDIA for international flights."
Cons: "I booked a returned flight from JFK to JED and back for my younger sister, she arrived on the same flight I booked but when returning flight from JED to JFK her ticket was suspended. The person on the counter said it was suspended due to she never boarded on the plane from JFK to JED. Never again booking on the website."
Pros: "Ease of booking and pricing"
Cons: "Why is it impossible for Saudi Air to give passsengers their kids strollers at the airplane gate like they do in all airports???!!! This is the second time this has happened to us in a week. I checked and double checked with the crew to make sure I get my child’s stroller by the plane so I don’t have to carry him on my back to baggage claim and of course they lied about returning my stroller to me to the plane after landing. Extremely disappointed and frustrated. Will avoid traveling through Saudi for as long as possible."
Pros: "Super humid and extremely hot add to that some damages in the plan itself and leaking airplan bathroom Out of the company and crew hand that was turbulence and rough flight"
Cons: "Super humid and extremely hot add to that some damages in the plan itself and leaking airplan bathroom Out of the company and crew hand that was turbulence and rough flight"
Pros: "Just the entertainment selections"
Cons: "They changed my flight numerous times and the food was cold"
Pros: "The food was good that's all and the bathroom was clean for business class."
Cons: "Everything else was extremely bad !!!!!"
Pros: "Short transit"
Cons: "People are rude"
Pros: "Leg room good in economy (I'm a tall woman and had no comfort problems in the economy section. Bathroom in the back of the plane ran out of seat covers."
Cons: "Not enough beverage service. On such a long flight, frequent hydration is important. While I did ask for water and got it, I would have liked it better if the flight attendants came around offering water to everyone."
Pros: "This is the 1st time i am using Saudia Airlines , I like to thank everyone the people who was serving there . they are wonderful and moderate..."
Pros: "I was well informed about my schedule and flight changes. The staff was co operating and hospitable. Over all it was a good experience."
Cons: "The flight back from Dhaka to JFK had an extended 1.5 hour delay at Riyadh. And I did not get anything from the airlines. It was troublesome when the delay was on top of actual 3 hours lay over."
Cons: "Flight was late Flight was unsafe. People got up to access cabin luggage while plane was taxiing nobody intervened. Flight was noisy."
Cons: "Airline boarding pass / check in counter behavior is unacceptable. They have very poor knowledge how to handle domestic to international flight passenger. Jeddah counter representative even don't know domestic and international terminal are different location in Ryadh; they even don't know passenger has to collect luggage and go to international terminal for final destination. As per Jeddah airlines counter supervisor, domestic and internation terminals are in same location whereas in reality we need to go with a bus. original flight was 4 hours connecting time but airlines changed to 2 hours. We are lucky that we don't missed our flight because we were 1 minutes late to close check in / collect boarding pass; as per counter representative. one of the biggest issue was as follows: when we went to Jeddah counter, we have requested for both boarding pass (Jeddah to Ryadh to JFK) including baggage to be collected to JFK; unfortunate duty supervisor behavior was unacceptable. He was very rood. He was repeating same word and telling "do you understand english" same word again and again with aggressive mood whereas he is very poor in english."
Pros: "Prayer room. Spacious rest rooms and bidet in toilet to maintain hygiene."
Cons: "Service between Dhaka and Riyadh was very substandard. Crew's behaviour was not curtious and very unprofessional to certain passengers."
Pros: "Stay longer than schedule lot of crowds not clean"
Cons: "Poor catering services. I was starving whole 21 hour flight from Dhaka to NYC. They don’t sever enough meal to passengers so avoid this airline"
Pros: "The seats were comfortable as they were in Boeing 787 Dreamliner."
Cons: "The flight was 1 hour late and they let us queue for a long time just waiting and no reasons were given. The crew did not treat us well and they speak as if they don't want to do anything and in a rude way. For a domestic flight, the food was just a cheese sandwich. Also the pilot have no experience in flying with the plane as the plane vibrates strongly even while mid-air and at constant speed and altitude. The entertainment screen was always lagging and ads are everywhere."
Cons: "Entertainment system did not work in my seat. Food quality was bad"
Pros: "The flight was smooth. The take off and the landing was also excellent"
Cons: "The delay. Boarding"
Pros: "Flight on time . Food was great Movies were nice"
Pros: "Saudi terminal is one of the worst terminals I've been in. Bathroom is horrendous"
Cons: "The wait times at the airport were atrocious! Every single checkpoint took more than 25-30 mins to clear. Staff needs to be better trained to handle international passengers. Bilingualism should be implemented or provided to better assist guests that cannot speak Arabic. The final stretch that tested my patience to the max was the last security check before boarding the plane. We were waiting in line to be cleared for boarding for more than 1.5 hrs! Our flight was delayed, the food was served late, it was over heated...in short, everything went downhill from there. Needless to say, will not be flying Saudi Airlines again! I'd rather deal with layovers than poor customer service."
Cons: "No head phones"
Cons: "Also, they do not have any compensation or do nothing to deal with my trouble"
Cons: "Food could have been better but otherwise the flight was amazing"
Cons: "No headphones"
Pros: "I like the way they treat their customers in every way possible. Very clean seats, inside the plane and every where in plane."
Pros: "The 2 Captains were excellent and they brought us early home"
Cons: "One of the crews was lying about the food that we have to be servefor us the breakfast time my wife requested omelet the hostes told my wife we don't have and the same time during the lunchtime I requested chicken .she told me that she didn't have this was the first time that I have experience .I always flight to Saudi .she just started serving the passengers .she was pakistani origin, unprofessional. I couldn't get her name. Mohammed"
Pros: "Almost everything"
Cons: "Entertainment wasn't up to date."
Pros: "Felt like a 2 hour flight coming back from mecca."
Cons: "The first flight they delayed us for one hour or more then my layover increased by 6 hours. Overall i will still go back on saudi airlines"
Pros: "Excellence at its best"
Pros: "Excellent service.. Smooth boarding, good service of flight attendants."
Pros: "Too much time for boarding 10 hours, we were coming from madina 6 hours, divert to Cairo without deboarding which against reull, not enough food, dirty lavatories, no announcement, we lost our connection, spent the night at airport it was the worst in my life, I am airline pilot, l know what you should do and you didn't"
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