Pros: "On time. Very efficient staff. More of this please!"
Cons: "Not a lot!"
Pros: "Short flight, but they fed us great food, great service, even good wine."
Pros: "Everything, I was upgraded to the upper cabin, crews are wonderfully friendly and warm."
Cons: "First aid kit, in case of sudden nose bleed caused by dry air. Other than that, perfect!"
Cons: "More entertainment options"
Pros: "Friendly crew and good service"
Cons: "Outdated seat and plane. No privacy in business class. Seat and biz class layout not competitive (2-2-2)"
Pros: "Everything was fine, a bit late taking off but the time was made up"
Cons: "Leg room was poor. No entertainment"
Pros: "Fast boarding"
Cons: "Food isn’t tasty at all"
Pros: "movie selection was good"
Cons: "air was stale, food was just okay"
Cons: "We left about a half hour late, but made up some of the time in the air."
Pros: "The onboard crew was very nice and attentive."
Cons: "Qantas should have updated the passengers during the very long delay. A 4 1/2 hour delay warrants a little better treatment of there passengers but they left us in the dark as to what was going on. Even if there’s no new information, they should say so."
Pros: "It's a pleasant experience"
Cons: "Less gate changes"
Pros: "Excellent in-flight service"
Pros: "The business class attention, and the quietness of an A380"
Cons: "Old style ‘ pod’ business seats.They are hard to sit , and not private like newer versions Silly extendable pop up tv screens with poor resolution"
Pros: "The plane was newish and had some more modern conveniences. Foot rest, phone spot with USB plug. New light/shade window shades. Newer style tough screen TV."
Cons: "My only fault was that the food was not terribly good. Pasta was gluey."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Terrible meals. Ran out if nany items. Only one refreshment s tree and in the back of the plane."
Pros: "Vegetarian food was good!"
Cons: "Seats too cramped and very difficult to get in and out of when the seats in front recline.” Dreadful mid flight snack."
Pros: "Kind, kept us fed."
Pros: "Gracious flight attendants. Gluten free meals were good too."
Cons: "Only wish they had WiFi on the plane."
Pros: "Great staff and entertainment."
Cons: "Boarding took forever. Flight was almost 1 hr behind."
Pros: "Outstanding service and a nice mid day snack."
Cons: "Ride a bit bumpy due to rain and cloud cover descending into Brisbane."
Pros: "Food on Qantas is better than domestic U.S. carriers and it's nice to still experience good service."
Cons: "It is frustrating that most airlines never leave on time anymore. They should be required to pay each passenger $50 for every 15 minutes they are late. It's also terrible that seats have become so cramped. My biggest fear is to drop something at my feet because then I can never reach it. Sigh."
Pros: "The crew was very helpful and friendly. The food was plentiful and mostly delicious. Every attempt was made to make the trip as comfortable as possible."
Cons: "The economy Seating area is very small for such a long trip."
Pros: "The crew take time to talk to you, and everyone of them has a smile. The in flight meals were great, not typical airline TV dinners. They were good meals. The entertainment selection is outstanding, especially for a 14-hour flight. power outlets work, and they even have snacks in the galley area like Lufthansa so if you need a soft drink, coffee or candy...it is there all during the flight. A long flight could not be made easier"
Pros: "the size of the aircraft and leg room in coach."
Cons: "I had ordered a special meal which was never delivered. I also don't like the weight restriction for carryon luggage. I got from the US to Australia without my luggage weighted and carried it on, but on my return to the US was told I had to check it. DO NOT like checking luggage."
Pros: "Quick boarding, punctual flight, nice snack for a short flight."
Cons: "Dash 8 is a bit cramped when it is full."
Cons: "Flight being delayed so I missed a meeting"
Pros: "toddler seat. Staff took care of my family and went out of their way to find us and got us situated."
Cons: "food selection"
Pros: "Food was good and service was excellent."
Pros: "The Qantas staff in both LAX and MEL were polite, helpful, and professional. No problems checking in, online or at the airport. Flights were punctual and aside from major delays, went as planned. The kindness and responsiveness of the crew made the flight more bearable. What can I say? Everything went very smoothly. To me, a sign of competent management and good work ethic among Qantas employees. Very impressed. Good job Aussies!"
Cons: "Terrible procedures in Sidney and Los-Angeles with uncertainty, broken schedule , chaos and wasting passengers' time."
Cons: "I was right by the toilets"
Pros: "lovely stewards and stewardesses, most needed warm soft blankets"
Cons: "vegan food was awful and poor nutrition, cold, huge plane with light panels so high up in the ceiling that when and if you turned them on to read, it was bothersome and intrusive to others, poor choices of movies, few currents ones, seats, though leather, had been used too many times before me and were not comfortable, had to put my seat up so person behind me could eat aisles so small I could not walk and stretch if carts would being used, aisle handles don't raise so when my companions had to go to the bathroom, I had to ask the person in front of me to raise their seat!!?? Insufficient leg room better trip on my return mostly because of the plane, it was smaller and better seats..it was a 380"
Pros: "crew was very nice and helpful"
Cons: "seats are somewhat uncomfortable."
Pros: "There was clear communication at the Gate Lounge as to why the plane was delayed, what was being done about it, and what to expect. The crew also tried quite hard to be helpful whilst on board the flight."
Cons: "The cabin seemed tired overall, not very comfortable and lacking in newer amenities such as USB outlet, charger, wifi. The food was terrible - barely edible I would say. I was not offered an alcoholic drink throughout the flight and when I requested a wine, it never arrived. The trolleys seemed to be piled high with rubbish."
Pros: "The in-flight entertainment was packed full of recent big movies. I was travelling with my partner on separate tickets due to us having different final destinations. The Qantas staff was able to re-arrange our seats together for the long flight over the Pacific. We also got to celebrate New Year's twice, since we crossed the International Dateline."
Cons: "I was not a fan of the A380 prior to my flight, and was even less of a fan after. The boarding in Melbourne was chaotic- for some unexplained reason, Qantas felt the need to quarantine the seating area around the gate. This led to a minor stampede as all 5,000 passengers thought the flight was boarding. The Qantas staff at Melbourne, from the check-in desks, to the boarding crew were all apparently over-whelmed. It wasn't any better upon arrival at LAX- the baggage area was chaos as our arrival apparently caught the LAX baggage handlers by surprise. I had a four-hour layover in LAX, yet still managed to miss my connecting flight after an excessive delay getting our checked bags, the line through customs, and rechecking in through the TSA - and that was WITH an expedited screening pass."
Pros: "The service on flight was excellent. Attendants were very helpful and professional. I was pleasantly surprised with the food, especially for an international flight. They were also very helpful with seating when it came to putting me and my partner next to each other and in seats with extra legroom (we did pay for it so I guess it was expected)"
Cons: "Customer service over the phone was HORRIBLE! I waited almost 2 hours on the phone and got NOTHING accomplished! Purchased my seats online, then got a notification saying it didn't go through. Called to fix the issue, but the man on the phone put me on hold for almost an hour! Only to accidentally put my partner and I in different rows. When I complained at the lack of professionalism from him over the phone, he offered some sort of compensation. When I agreed, he transferred me to his supervisor who said they do not compensate in any form! So why offer it then?! I then called the reservation department like I was told to, and they said they would look into the issue and call me back. This was about a month or two before my flight, and even though it's been a week after my flight, I have yet to get that call I was promised (nor the compensation). WORST PHONE CUSTOMER SERVICE I HAVE EVER RECEIVED! As for the flight, my only complaints are the messy boarding process and the uncomfortable seats in economy. Although you can't really expect more from old planes such as these."
Pros: "registration was easy and well organized. Kosher food was perfect and served timely. Crew was polite and helping immediately. Everything was comfortable, except the quality of earphones ."
Cons: "The food was terrible. By the time the meal cart came to ou row, all the got meals was out and we have no choice and was served with the cold ham salad that looks like left overs, both my son and I lost our appetite looking at it. The crew didn't apologize and gave the impression that we either take it or too bad. Won't be recommending this airline."
Pros: "Luckily the flight was only 3 hours"
Cons: "Most uncomfortable seat (smallest, least leg room would not recline, no padding) that I can remember. Baby not just crying but screening in the seat behind me and crew did nothing."
Cons: "Poor boarding procedure in Melbourne. Delay badly handled, missed important connection. Business class inflight entertainment dos not work!"
Cons: "can not think of any."
Pros: "Boarding on time. Crew attentive."
Cons: "Needs better, current movies"
Cons: "The entertainment screen stopped working twice and I had to ask the crew to fix it for me twice. They were helpful and fixed it, but it was a bit of a hassle."
Pros: "Great check in, comfy plane, with arm rests that go fully up, even when the plane is taking off and landing."
Cons: "The lamb meatballs with couscous was the worst tasting thing I've ever eaten on a plane ever."
Pros: "check in, boarding, and baggage claim was relatively quick"
Cons: "online check in did not work at 9pm before the flight- i was unable to select a seat woman at the check in counter was not friendly. i also asked if it was possible to have a window seat and she said " i dont think there are any available" *prints boarding pass* rather than "let me check" *checks seats* food options were limited- in past experiences with qantas i wouldve assumed meal was chicken or beef and a vegetarian option. this flight was fish pork or beef. fish and pork are polarizing proteins for many people. fish is also malodorous."
Cons: "Movie choices are not as many as Qatar or Emirates business class."
Wifi didn't work and there were no screens on the back of the seats
Alright flight, rather bumpy. Of course delayed by over an hour like virtually every flight I’m taking these days. At least not canceled
Pros: "Smooth. We will definitely fly AA again."
Pros: "Landed in one piece despite weather."
Cons: "WiFi was down"
Cons: "Why are seats so small?"
Cons: "Charlotte lost my bag and will not answer"
Cons: "The flight was late with no explanation. The incoming equipment was at the gate in time."
Cons: "Sat on the ramp for an hour with no A/C, no water. Jaded crew. Not good overall."
Cons: "Plane was delayed 3 hours, then delayed 30 minutes more because a flight attendant went to the wrong terminal. AA offered food to us, but this was after I had purchased food from a restaurant in the terminal. Would have been nice to at least offer free WiFi on the flight."
Pros: "plane was completely full , but the seating seemed comfortable for the short flight ( 1 hour )."
Cons: "bags were a bit delayed in delivery to baggage claim."
Pros: "Worst flight crew in business class ....super lazy"
Pros: "Crew had great personalities"
Cons: "Late to leave and arrive"
Pros: "Very cool touchscreen players on the back of each seat."
Cons: "The lights were on 90% of the flight...a night flight."
Pros: "Good boarding and on time departure."
Cons: "1) Very uncomfortable seats and spacement between the seats too small and you feel very cramped specially when the person in front of you reclines his seat you can hardly move. 2) Very poor attitude of crew member when asked a question when she was serving drinks. She had a very unpleasant face, and her attitude was like she was not happy on what she was doing"
Pros: "1) Puntuality in departing and arrival times 2) Very pleasant crew members"
Pros: "Nothing, okay the movie"
Cons: "Flight attendant in back rude from start to end for no reason."
Pros: "Checking in and boarding the plane went fast and smoothly. The crew was very kind and friendly."
Cons: "I wish American offered more vegan and wheat/ gluten free options, as well as herbal tea options. I was determined to sleep during this flight, but I was hoping this plane would have the TV behind the chair. I enjoy watching the live map as we’re flying."
Cons: "There were no TVs for each passenger especially for a 3+ hour long flight which was disappointing."
Pros: "Very nice crew. Thank you. I get to see my family."
Cons: "never made the flight. a day of misery thanks to poor communication within one world, AA rigidity, and chaotic long lines at FlightConnections, Heathrow."
Pros: "The crew was very nice and helpful"
Cons: "The new AA rule about not being able to bring any carry on. Next we won’t be able to get a coat or a purse on. They making it harder and harder to fly with them."
Cons: "I got tranafered to 4 different gates aand my flight was delayed for 3 hrs with no explaination and the staff didn't try to help"
Pros: "Leg room between seats"
Cons: "Temperature in the aircraft was extremely cold and when I asked the stewardess for a blanket one asked the other if there was a spare blanket and very bluntly answered no. Only toilet in economy class was cloughed up and was not functional therefore a very disgraceful situation, they sent me to the other toilet in 1st class area and there I notice several blankets on empty seats after I was told there weren’t any spare blankets."
Pros: "Power kept me working, big value to me"
Pros: "Left on time Nice flight attendants Arrived early"
Cons: "Runway time in New York"
Pros: "unAnnounced gate change"
Cons: "Running in airport"
Cons: "The crew wasn't very friendly - which is something I have noticed between AA and United. United seems to be much more friendly and welcoming."
Pros: "On time Friendly attendants Great service Mike in First Class was awesome"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Flight was on time. Easy to transfer luggage from an international flight to a domestic flight. The crew was accommodating. It is such a short flight that there were only pretzels and water without ice served on this flight. There was no entertainment on this flight. Small, clean plane for a less that 1 hour flight."
Pros: "The crew did everything they could for the passengers to make them comfortable and informed about the situation but unfortunately it was out of their hands."
Cons: "It may be La Guardia Airport that is the one to blame and not AA, but long story short I was on the airplane on the ground in NY for about 5 hours. We had a domino effect of things happen that caused us to be delayed and then cancelled. First a Gate change to a different terminal after boarding was suppose to begin so we had to take a shuttle over and we're still missing 50 passengers, Engine problem that required maintenance, refuel because we were in the plane on the ground waiting for so long, deplane and replane for 10 mins because of a law, on the runway and back to the gate for all these different occasions. When they finally let us off the plane after all these hours it was because of weather (although the skies were blue and the pilot was confident it wouldn't be an issue) they didn't actually cancel the flight until 5pm, my flight was suppose to take off at 9am. They were also required by law to give us free snacks Bc we hadn't eaten all day or had fresh air--these were all chips and soda...in gluten free so I had to starve. AA customer relations said they couldn't compensate because the issue that was documented in their records for my flight cancellation was because of "weather"... my flight couldn't be rescheduled until the following afternoon, making me have to cancel work 2 days in a row and pay for multiple taxis and and extra night of boarding. I will NEVER fly AA or La Guardia again."
Pros: "I liked the ease of the gate for the airplane."
Cons: "There was no entertainment. The airline did not offer a complimentary headphones, and failr sure the wifi was not even working. Also was not that big of a fan with the extra long layover. Was not a fan of the extra time in the holding pattern above Indianapolis, nor the extra time 150 feet from the gate after we landed."
Pros: "Clean, quiet, nice staff"
Cons: "Was late"
Cons: "The gate the flight was originally on changed, however there was never an announcement made over the intercom advising of the change. When the gate I was waiting at finally showed the flight information to Toledo, I had to find what gate I my flight was now on and had fifteen minutes to make it to the correct gate. Had the original gate displayed the new information any later I would have missed my flight."
Pros: "Great announcements by lead flight attendant."
Pros: "Except for comments under what I didn't like. AA experience was O.K."
Cons: "The restrooms needed cleaned better. Big airplane lots of people, needs cleaned before, during, and after. Had to pay for the Wi-Fi, that I used for 30 min, basically for E-Mail."
Pros: "Everything went smoothly"
Cons: "Sat on the ground for an hour."
Pros: "I was shocked to finally get a snack. Seems like years since that happened. And we arrived in Indy thirty minutes early!"
Cons: "The flight was incredibly delayed."
Cons: "Flight was very late. Boarding was not good!"
Pros: "No complaints. Love American!"
Pros: "Flight attendant was high spirited, funny, and very attentive!"
Cons: "Delayed due to crew member not arriving. They boarded half the plane before realizing and then made those individuals de-plane and re-board again."
Pros: "Trip was quick bags came quickly also and everyone very nice!!"
Cons: "Cost of everything in airports!! Ridiculous!!"
Pros: "The crews not responsible for AAs garbage corporate policies, and were empathetic"
Cons: "No pilots, and mechanical issues."
Pros: "The crew was excellent and the plane was new."
Cons: "The seats are entirely too close together. If I wanted to be crammed in uncomfortably close to the seat in front of me, I would have chosen a budget airline like Spirit. I am not a large person by any means in terms of height or weight, and I cannot imagine how anyone who is relatively tall could ever be comfortable on your airline. Will not likely book again."
Cons: "this was the first time a I have traveled to the US and I was stranded at the Louisville airport after the flight diverted due to bad weather. I was offered no alternative transportation to Indianapolis. I was totally lost being in a strange city without support. finally I had to take a taxi which was very expensive"
Cons: "Single seating on the left side of the plane has limited foot room due to the design of the plane at the floor, which is raised. Leg room is non existent as is headroom. The seat was very uncomfortable. Luckily this was only 1.5 hours flight time otherwise it would have been pure misery. Right side seating on the isle would be better for foot room but the other aforementioned issues exist."
Cons: "Flight was canceled Costumer service was terrible Had to weigh 26 for flight to Indianapolis"
Cons: "E-175 is very comfortable"
Pros: "Flight was fine. Just like any other."
Cons: "Nothing stands out as being good or bad. But I think all airlines are super cramped these days."
Pros: "Flight was on time and we arrived earlier than scheduled time"
Cons: "I only had an hour to catch this flight because my flight from Vienna to Chicago was half hour late to park at the gate, and was scrambling in the busy O'Hare airport to go through passport check, customs, catching the train to go from Terminal 5 to 2, passing through security (YET AGAIN!!!) and running to my gate They didn't even offer some water Took longer than usual to get our luggage"
Pros: "The cabin crew were very kind and helpful, always smiling and happy to be of service."
Cons: "It wasn't Air New Zealand, but operated by United Airlines. The plane was uncomfortable, and the entertainment system seemed clunky, unintuitive and outdated. The selection of entertainment, poor in quality, I thought. There were lost of things to watch, but a lot of it was of poor quality. The food was acceptable, but again, it felt like it was done on-the-cheap, and I was eating airline food a la 20 years ago."
Pros: "Crew was very kind and apologetic for delay."
Cons: "Delayed 2 hours and forced to deboard when I can drive in 3 hours."
Pros: "The flight attendants loaded the passengers on smoothly despite a mainly full flight. Service was impeccable and flight arrived early!"
Pros: "Crew was friendly"
Cons: "Bit of turbulence due to weather"
Pros: "New plane, roomy, good free entertainment options."
Cons: "2 short a trip to serve food"
Pros: "The crew."
Cons: "Kayak had a glitch. They sent me an email telling me of a gate and terminal change in the Houston airport that wasn't true. Barely made my flight."
Pros: "The flight to Indy was not full. The crew did a great job of spreading people out so that everyone would be more comfortable. Everything went smoothly and even landed early"
Pros: "The ease of booking the flight and forgetting it until the day I left was awesome."
Pros: "On time, boarding strictly by zones, great."
Cons: "Due to the short flight not everybody was served a beverage, nonissue for a one leg flight, but coming from Frankfurt I would have enjoyed a glass of water."
Pros: "Fast and effective. On time and crew was nice and helpful."
Cons: "No food, you had to buy food. All they have was pretzels and drinks. Seems like service airlines offer now are worse and prices are not any lower!!"
Pros: "Nice airport, but terrible organization"
Cons: "We were directed upstairs when entering the airport, then directed downstairs for a so called faster security location. That line was long, so we were directed to a shorter security TSA pre check by a person who took us back upstairs to a 3rd location that was not signed or marked to be a security check area at all. It said employees. This is a disorganized airport."
Pros: "Pleasant staff. All smiles and very agreeable at the gate and checkin, but..."
Cons: "This new unassigned seat fare that offers the "cheapest rate" also doesn't allow a checked bag. What this means is that you have to do two separate searches to compare the basic economy price and the upgraded economy to see if the difference is less than a checked bag. It makes the booking process unecessarily complicated, so much so that I'm just going to exculde United from the list of airlines when I do a search on one of the aggregators"
Pros: "Comfy plane, ease of connection"
Cons: "Nothing really"
Cons: "The flight was delayed 3 times for a total of 2 hours late due to "air traffic control""
Pros: "Pilot communication with passengers"
Cons: "No food or drinks due to turbulence. No entertainment offered. You should have a N/A option for these questions."
Pros: "On this specific day, flight/s didn't go as planned starting with flight cancellation due to mechanical issues. However, I did eventually arrive."
Cons: "Flight was cancelled. Second flight overbooked and I was bumped. Put on connecting flight versus direct for third try at getting to destination. Almost bumped again. Finally arrived 10 hrs later."
Cons: "Too little time allotted between an international flight to catch the domestic connection. If I had checked my bags I would not have made it through customs and security in time."
Pros: "Flight canceled due to weather. Eunice Daly in Newark was kind and efficient with finding a new flight to my final destination of Indianapolis. She was great and is a huge asset to united airlines! Bravo eunice and bravo united for having people like Eunice working for them!"
Cons: "I've received my bag damaged and asked for help through the service but they didn't help me on doing nothing just said that's normal I paid 25$ for the safety of my bag but found it very damaged"
Pros: "flight attendant guy was nice."
Pros: "Flight was fine."
Cons: "Didn't actually fly to Indianapolis due to missed connection, flew from LAX to SFO to ORD to IND. Two days to get home from Los Angeles."
Pros: "It was ok"
Cons: "It was ok"
Pros: "Crew was very good. Food was ok; need to anticipate the more popular choices so there's enough to go around."
Cons: "New Dreamliner has added more business seats resulting in loss of storage space as well as space for your feet when fully reclined."
Pros: "The flight was very delayed into Newark due to weather, but the service and updates were good."
Pros: "The pilot provided multiple children on the flight with airplane cards. The children were all thrilled. It was so kind of him to take the time to do that."
Pros: "Same as for first leg"
Pros: "Boarding process was easy"
Cons: "Had us planeside check our roller bags but had at least 4 overhead bins around us that ended up being empty. They then took a substantial amount of time to unload the plane side checked bags. I was toward the rear of the plane and still had to wait."
Pros: "The flight & the crew were great."
Cons: "Not everyone likes rock-hard crackers."
Pros: "Fine. Wish my earlier one wasn't so delayed."
Cons: "Same as the first one"
Cons: "I was early to my flight and sent to the wrong gate. When I received the notice that the gate had been changed, I had a long way to go to get to the correct gate and limited time. Since I have arthritis I was very inconvenienced making the gate."
Pros: "First time flying in many years. United Staff very helpful and were helpful when I had questions."
Pros: "Ahead of schedule and pleasant"
Pros: "They made up time since the plane left late."
Cons: "The man who was boarding us announced to the whole area that if your ticket says to see him just sit down and wait to be called because he's "getting irritated". Terrible customer service! The crew on the plane acted like they didn't want to be there. They had a ton of empty seats but announced that we can't move up or change unless we pay for it with our credit card. I understand it but it sounded really bad. Not welcoming at all. Will avoid United in the future."
Pros: "Everyone was very accommodating! Thank You."
Pros: "On time and nice attendants"
Cons: "I paid $59 to upgrade to a premium seat and it was terrible with my feet being in the aisle where the service cart rolled"