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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 16h 24m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Alitalia ($1,494) and Air France ($1,765)
When flying out of Milan you will be using one of these airports: Milan Linate or Milan Malpensa. You will be landing at Charleston, also known as Charleston Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Good aircraft, good service, on time, eventless"
Cons: "There are two types of foot-rests, both are a nuisance for people with long legs. The one popping up from below one's seat is extremely hard to put back in place. The metallic one folding down from under the seat in front cannot be secured back and is always in the way if the passenger needs to stretch his/her legs. This seems to be a new appliance, and I jut wish they would do away with it altogether. More is not necessarily better."
Cons: "Short and sweet"
Pros: "Crew asked us if we’d like to move to an empty row to be more comfortable without us even requesting it."
Cons: "Bigger coffee cups? Really nothing to complain about. Everything I would expect from a flight. A++"
Pros: "The crew was great"
Cons: "1-2 +cms leg space"
Pros: "Polite and friendly service"
Cons: "Not necessary to buy a business class ticket, as all the new planes have standard economy seats in the front as well."
Pros: "Not much, seats are super uncomfortable"
Cons: "Better code sharing with KLM"
Cons: "Entertainment worked sporadically"
Cons: "There was no entertainment available."
Pros: "Air. France usual"
Cons: "No lights working on plane. Couldn't read or do work WiFi wasn't working either"
Pros: "In flight entertainment was great"
Cons: "seats very uncomfortable, boarding was a mess in Paris, priority luggage was annoying and made us miss our connection flight (as well as numerous delays)"
Pros: "I really liked my seat, but it was one of the only ones that didn't have a USB port."
Cons: "See above. Overall, very nice experience."
Pros: "The crew was pleasant and boarding efficient I lucked out with first class"
Pros: "crew was wonderful, great food, quick boarding"
Cons: "cant think of anything"
Pros: "The airplane"
Cons: "Air conditioning too cold. Wasn't offered an evening meal. My luggage went missing and I'm still waiting for it to be delivered."
Cons: "I have never been in a situation were a flight has been delayed due to the co-pilot suffering a knee injury prior to take off. A request for a doctor on board after an hour or so and then having to leave the plane and then re-board after about 40 minutes was quite bizarre."
Pros: "DIY snack area"
Cons: "Food and seating"
Pros: "Crew members"
Cons: "Up to 1 hour late and they leaved my baggage in Paris"
Pros: "I was given a great seat and the food was OK- not the Air France food of 5 years ago but still good"
Cons: "I didn't really use the in flight entertainment - the usual movies, tv etc"
Pros: "The plain was ok, the crew really nice and attentive. The only “problem” would be the food, mostly for the breakfast that was awful."
Pros: "The Air France service was ok. Got me to my destination on time and alive."
Cons: "I flew out on KLM on what felt like a new plane. Amazing service, seat, temperature, entertainment and food. In stark comparison Air France’s plane was old, too hot, poor entertainment choices and system and average food which for the French was surprising!"
Cons: "The food was cold. We were served about 40 minutes after most of the plane got their food. The overhead compartments kept opening by themselves through out the flight. Food was horrible."
Cons: "Tiny uncomfortable seats."
Pros: "The food was okay and the staff were friendly."
Cons: "My seat and several others around me were broken so that they would fall all the way back if we leaned back at all. The entertainment system kept crashing and forgetting what shows everyone on board we’re watching. There were no air vents to control. The games crashed constantly. The usb hubs didn’t work."
Pros: "Ground crew at CDG was helpful to file a claim for the lost luggage."
Cons: "Ground crew at MXP Was inexperienced. She called every one in my flight to form a new line and it was immediately total chaos. And then they lost one of our luggages!"
Cons: "Couldn't make the connection....Overall....an aweful experience!"
Pros: "Only the cabin crew was good."
Cons: "It was the worst flight that I ever had, the seats are extremely uncomfortable, no TV, the food was terrible."
Pros: "Great hospitality. Champagne as apero, cognac as digestif. Excellent on board entertainment. Comfy pillow and blanket."
Cons: "Plane was canceled at the last minute with a transfer desk literally assaulted by 100s of people. Only 3 persons on the desk. No lane for sky priority. Queued for nearly two hours before some airport employee gave us instructions to travel by train without any other information or tickets etc. Had to buy my ticket. Couldn’t recuperate my suitcase. Had to wait for it the next day for three hours. Up to this hour I don’t know how I am going to be reimbursed (train and plane)."
Cons: "They loosed our reserved seats, our luggage, food was awful, ground staff was disrespectful."
Pros: "Easy, fast, comfortable, no hassles"
Pros: "The space and the people"
Pros: "Comfort, food and service are better than average."
Cons: "When stewardess opened overhead locker, something fell on my head."
Pros: "great seat, good food and drink, pleasant staff, efficient boarding and exit."
Cons: "no complaints"
Cons: "My seat was changed without my permission. Very unprofessional staff at Mumbai airport"
Cons: "There should be more layover time as I almost missed my flight and My luggage was delayed!!"
Pros: "Efficient on and off Staff polite and helpful"
Cons: "Long delay during connection at CDG Unclear information about delay Repeated changes to boarding time Unable to take stroller during connection Had to go through security again at CDG, although same terminal (2E)"
Pros: "Missed connection and it was airport not Delta that was the problem. Not a good way to start a vacation. Rating is for the Paris Airport, not the flight crew or Air France employees. Still sitting in the airport when we should be at our destination."
Cons: "Hundreds of people missed their flights. Delta had us into Paris with an hour and a half to get to connecting flight. Missed flight due to huge delay in passport approval. They seemed completely unprepared."
Pros: "Friendly crew and exit row had nice legroom."
Cons: "Ran out of the (already not sufficient) salty crackers and, as the flight had been delayed, we had a one packet of cracker 'lunch' at noon... the flight really should have had a sandwich or at least something slightly more substantial."
Cons: "Each time the space in this planes is smaller. Surprising, it was very hot all the time."
Pros: "Amazing service, seat and FOOD"
Pros: "The food was good"
Cons: "The seats were terrible, the entertainment units were poor and staff was very reluctant to give proper service."
Cons: "The company failed to transfer my checked-in bag to the next flight during the transfer apparently"
Pros: "Spacious cabin, clean and bright. Attentive crew offering snacks and a drink for an hour flight."
Cons: "Although incoming plane arrived late, flight home arrived 20 minutes early."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable."
Cons: "The bag did not arrive. It stayed in Paris even though my first flight was on time. Connecting at CDG was a negative experience. Not enough time and unfriendly staff at the security check."
Pros: "Crew seemed attentive to needs,"
Cons: "Not being able to select seats prior to check in."
Pros: "We hardly saw any member of the crew. They were in the back, in a closed area, chatting among themselves."
Cons: "Serve at least one cup of water. It was not offered, nor available."
Pros: "Excellent dinner"
Cons: "Breakfast was dreadful"
Cons: "Strike delay. Very poor food. Cramped chairs. I flight entertainment"
Pros: "Boarding was ok compared to other Alitalia flights"
Cons: "A snack between the meals. More food options for the second meal."
Cons: "Hour delay getting on the plane, after going through boarding. No explanation as to why."
Cons: "This flight had the least legroom of any flight I've ever taken."
Pros: "the flight was on time"
Cons: "for sure the seats, the screens and the bathrooms. the plane was soooo old!"
Pros: "Very uncomfortable seats, entertainment system was outdated, airplane was shabby and the main meal was horrible."
Cons: "It is obvious that the airline has not invested funds to keep up and it shows. I will avoid flying Alitalia in the future."
Pros: "The crew was really extremely courteous - and because it's off season, there was a lot of spare space."
Cons: "The only less than perfect score was food, but the circumstances mitigate that less than stellar note. The warm meal and snack were better than your average over-sweet snack you get sometimes coming from Europe... We had a delay that may have impacted the food (if you keep warm food too long...)"
Cons: "Everything was good."
Pros: "I liked the explanation given by the pilot when we finally got our seats on the plane. Apparently one of the computer racks wouldn't switch on, so they changed some other computer racks, and then the delay was two hours so he decided we could go flying without the broken bit. No doubt they'll be having another attempt to fix it during the next delayed turn around, or he'll phone up tech support and do a factory reset."
Cons: "The crew called the gate, allowed the entire flight to pass through the gate and then as we stood in the boarding gang way told us the flight had been delayed by the captain but they did not have any more information. We were then held for 2 hours sitting on the floor because the crew had taken our boarding cards and didn't want us to return to the terminal. At least I didn't pay for any upgrades as that was a just sitting on the floor closer to the plane. Funny how the plane miraculously got better when people started to talk about compensation!"
Pros: "The staff was kind and helpful. The business class was good and the updrafts was really worth it"
Cons: "Entertainment was poor ."
Pros: "Not much. Mediocre everything. Was nice that the flight was not very full."
Cons: "This was an Alitalia flight. Food was awful, flight attendants were quite rude and curt. Really poor experience overall."
Pros: "Comfortable seats"
Cons: "Lack of information about the flight conditions; height and timing updates. Absence of screens, lack of technology. Not clear English announcements. Ignorance and arrogant attitude of hostess, I can tell because I'm veiled muslim. Change of gate with no notification or announcement. Not comfortable flight."
Cons: "They l lost my p partners lugage in Rome .. and now it has ruined her whole Holliday"
Pros: "Nice entertainment, good food and staff"
Cons: "Arms rest pretty smalls"
Cons: "Boarding was late again, 25 minutes this time Seats are Too Tight"
Pros: "Good flight"
Cons: "Too short time between the flights, almost lose the connecting flight."
Cons: "the food is terrible. he literally dropped my bread and picked it back up to give to me. it was soggy, tasteless and disgusting even more given the rude crew. I never comment a review unless it was a good or extremely terrible experience. One of the crew members was extremely rude to Americans. God forbid we ask him a question he would keep walking. For the price I paid and the duration of my flight (12 hours from LAX-FCO) I wish I chose a different airline. that was the most uncomfortable flight I've had in a long time and I travel often."
Pros: "The fact that I had more legroom than I expected was surprising."
Cons: "The staff were super rude, forgot my food TWICE. Boarding took ages, and once inside the plane, they took a long time to get on the runway. Food was terrible, the bread was hard as rock. IFE has some relatively new films, but the screen is very small. The screen has terrible quality, and honestly makes the flight excruciatingly boring if you don’t have other sources of entertainment."
Pros: "nothing special"
Pros: "The flight attendants were very nice. Great service."
Cons: "They left us inside the plane for more than 30 minutes waiting to depart. Then when we were close to FRA they tell us they cannot areive because of the weather and got more delayed. When we finally get to FRA, there’s no machinery to get us out of the plane because it was broken. We had to wait for them to find some stairs and then take a shuttle while raining to the airport inside."
Cons: "Let you die of thirst until they finally get around to serving something"
Pros: "Snacks, drinks, puke bags in seat back pockets, easy to check in online."
Pros: "Easy boarding on time nice crew"
Pros: "Everything was great except that our srtoller was nos given back in our stop in Rome and we needed it badly."
Cons: "Everything was great except that our srtoller was nos given back in our stop in Rome and we needed it badly."
Pros: "Alitalia gets a bad rap, but I thought this flight was excellent, and a comfortably way to travel the 13 hour flight from Rome to Los Angeles. Cabins recently refurbished on 777 thanks to Etihad Airways investment. Food, and plenty of it, was excellent. Wide selection of wines. Choice between freshly made American coffee or Espresso (from Lavazza). Lie flat seats are way more comfortable than KLM. Esoteric selection of documentaries and Italian movies. Leather seats and color scheme is elegant. Also, business class lounge (Alitalia House) at Rome Fiumincino serves delicious freshly cut Italian cold cuts, cheeses, pastrries, and has an actual barista vs a machine. You don't get the sense that they are cutting corners, which is probably why the airline keeps losing money, but that is to the benefit of the traveler (for now). Service friendly. For nonstop to this part of Europe, or for connections to Southern Europe, it may be my number one Skyteam choice."
Cons: "Check in is extremely unorganized and long lines at Sky Priority, but someone finally directed me to the VIP check in in the back, which you can use if you are flying Business Class or have Elite status. This was not indicated anywhere, though, so make sure you ask or look for it if there is a long line at check in. Then, the gate is very, very far. Not sure why they had me check in at Terminal 1 as the gate is in Terminal 3. Make sure to allow for plenty of time, and maybe see if it's possible to check in at Terminal 3, which may well save time. But for a 14-hour flight in total comfort, the trade off was worth it."
Cons: "My flight cancelled. I waited 3hours in the flight. They said they provide the bus instead of flight. Now, I waiting 2 hours for they provide bus."
Pros: "A cancelled flight, bankruptcy, no refund, no one answered through phone."
Cons: "Got canceled and we were stuck in Rome. Had to spend $3k to get back to United States. Thank you Air Berlin for nothing"
Cons: "Horrible experience with Alitalia. They boarded us on a plane that had a wheel issue, and kept us on the ground for 2 hours before they decided to de-plane us. We then had to wait in a 5+ HOUR LINE to get rerouted (nope, they won't handle these issues online or over the phone, you have to wait in line). And THEN they wanted us to wait in a 2 hour line to re-drop off our bags. We got stuck overnight in Rome and were put in a horrible Hilton Garden Inn and barely made it in time to use our coupon for a "free meal" (aka, frozen meatballs and stale bread in a buffet that had been sitting out all night). On our flight back, the food was absolutely terrible, the movie selections were old and scarce, and the seats were uncomfortable. We called to complain as soon as we got home and still have not heard back from Alitalia. I will never fly with them again."
Pros: "Boarding was on time for all my flights."
Cons: "KLM switched online check in to Alitalia literally right at checking time. It was extremely unnerving, and required much more time, as I did not have an Alitalia account."
Pros: "Plane was new"
Cons: "Plane was late"
Pros: "The helpful crew on the ground in athens"
Cons: "Delay, change of gate, crew on ground helpful but crew on board was not polite at all."
Pros: "I had not flown overseas in so long that I had forgotten how nice flying could be. The flight attendants were especially attentive and helpful. Not only did we get a "free" meal, but it included white or red wine if desired. I felt like I was experiencing what flying used to be like in an earlier time."
Cons: "I.m 6'2 and it was impossibly uncomfortable"
Pros: "Plane in good condition with more than average roominess in economy class with accommodating crew, decent food, and entertainment."
Cons: "In Italy Alitalia was difficult to contact and failed to provide timely and complete information about changes to check in procedures, e-ticket number, and flight identification number changes. Web site clunky at best and telephone tree info all in Italian only. When I tried to check in on line only message was of a "problem" with the ticket. No way to get info even at airport until shortly before flight. Flight departed one hour late. My wife's foot room impeded by electronic control box under seat in front of her. In short, back office and online services poor but flight and plane ok. None the less, will not use Alitalia again due to back office problems."
Pros: "Food was ok"
Cons: "Almost 4hours delay, messy boarding, even worse connection, not all crew speaks English on the long haul..."
Pros: "More leg space."
Cons: "No tv screen"
Pros: "The food was great and they provide plenty and the entertainment was awesome"
Cons: "The comfort of the flight for 10 hours in economy was horrible: it's just to cramped. I would only fly first class in the future for long flights. For a better idea: I'm only 5'2 and 160lbs."
Pros: "The crew was great. Very attentive"
Cons: "No entertainment. Food was ok. Seats not comfortable for business class."
Pros: "Boarding on time. The pilot 's job was excellent!!!"
Cons: "The service on board was really slow and not satisfying.. The food not as it used to be. I began flying your company about 40 years ago! What a change over the years!"
Cons: "The plane never arrive on time, Talked with customer service and was told that I can carry 60 pound of luggage and when I arrived with 59 pound luggage to check in I had to pay overweight. The flight was late again so I missed the connection flight."
Cons: "Worst airline company ever. Lost my baggage for 4 days although a friend of mine on the exact same flight with me received his. I'm on a snowboarding trip and they lost all my gear and basically made it impossible to enjoy my vacation. I sent 3 emails and no one has contacted me yet! I agree that these things might occur but the airline has to take responsibility for their mistakes and address the issues. WORST airline I've been to, if you are thinking of using it I double insure everything and don't count on them to be responsive!"
Cons: "We were not able to print our boarding passes for our connecting flight in Berlin and thus were forced to check in again for our flight to Rome. The system did not have the update and we were forced to wait over an hour with the agent. We nearly missed our flight."
Pros: "The experience was as good as one can expect a quick flight to be."
Cons: "I CHECKED IN 24 HRS AS REQUESTED AN BOOKED SEATS FOR FLIGHT & CONNECTION BUT COUKDNT PRINT BOARDING CARD ONLY AT THE AIRPORT.AT THE DESK THE ALITALIA LADY TRIED FIRST TO USPELL MY SEATS FOR 400$, THE SHE SAID THAT I DID NOT COMPLETE CHECK IN SO SHE IS FINISHING IT BUT I HAVE A CONFIRMATION OF THE COMPLETE CHECK IN.THEN SHE CHANGED A FEW TIMES MY RESERVED SEATS (AND SOLD THEM )AND AT FOR THE TRANSFER FLIGHT SHE BOOKED THE SAME SEAT FOR ME AND MY WIFE AND WE CORRECTED IT IN ROME,,,VERY BAD BEHAVIOR!!!"
Cons: "The hold over from Rome to Athens was too long! Wish I had taken more time in booking the flight."
Cons: "It was crowded and it took an hour to get the boarding pass plus there was one hour delay in the flight."
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Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Milan to Charleston
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