I was not allowed to board flight since I have Indian passport, why is airlines selling tickets when people who has Indian passports is not allowed to board flight.
Pros: "Did not fly."
Cons: "Kayak should have canceled my ticket"
Cons: "Enternteiment and seats"
Cons: "More entertainment options"
Pros: "Very nice crew"
Cons: "The boarding process, better seats, outdated entertainment system, & slow Baggage delivery ."
Pros: "It's like Air India the crew is old and cant serve the aircraft. Nothing I liked. Flight was very old. Waste if money."
Cons: "Change the aircraft. Give us new aircraft or at least inform passengers this is old aircraft so we don't book. Premium economy price was very high. No service. Entertainment tv 4inc which doesn't work. Seats uncomfortable. It's better to travel will Emirates.i have no words why did I travel in BA."
Cons: "More latest movies in the inflight movies"
Pros: "Great consideration from cabin crew."
Pros: "When i booked on kayak was from 8th August to 18th August when BA booked 8th August to 18th September it cost me extra to come back on monday 20th August £ 1400 extra"
Pros: "We could reschedule it. But only a week later."
Pros: "Crew were lovely, although they never came back to do a second drink service and didn’t answer call button, so anyone in PE had to walk back through Coach to get a drink. Not great. Food was tasty."
Cons: "Premium Economy barely worth it and not as advertised - no amenity kit, in flight service identical to Coach (except for upgraded meal), seat super uncomfortable with an awkward footrest and a non working headrest."
Pros: "Highlight of the trip was BA's inflight safety video."
Cons: "I took a BA flight after a while. I had stopped flying BA in flight service and comfort was poor. I travel business class. Seats were dated (seat cushions), plane was dated, inflight entertainment systems dated (compared to most other airlines). Crew goofed up on food. I had a seat change which I informed the Sr Purser who came to take food order, his colleague who came to serve drinks. Still the server gave my food to the other passenger who had requested to change seats. Which resulted in no food for me. They clamoured some meal fro economy class and served so shabbily (only a pic can show how shabby it was - unfortunately I can't attach one here). In spite of all this the purser showed no remorse or offered no apology. I think I made a mistake in choosing BA, should have never come back to them."
Pros: "Economy plus was great. Economy was a little rough for me as seating was much less comfortable"
Pros: "Heathrow terminal 5 is modern, clean and efficient. The BA 787 Dreamliner is the best and the crew were professional all throughout the journey."
Cons: "I would avoid flying into Newark internationally if I have the option next time. Besides from the obvious that the airport is outdated, it is totally understaffed. There were about a staff of four directing international travelers at Passport Control and they were impolite which created a stressful and unwelcoming experience. The second issue I experienced was at baggage claim. Due to some issue I didn’t personally experienced, non-US passport holders experienced major delays entering the country. This resulted in hundreds of luggage that were left unclaimed from a previous flight still on the carousel. There was only two airport staff at this area so people from the BA flight had to take these the bags off the carousel inorder to make space for our flights bags to fit. It’s was totally chaotic and easily avoidable if there were more airport staff managing this area. This international airport is a national embarrassment, and if you’re a foreign traveler, I would highly discourage you from flying into Newark."
Pros: "I like that they upgraded the seat. My other flights, however, were garbage. This particular one was pleasant."
Cons: "Dude with stank breath constantly burping in my direction. Not your fault, I know."
Cons: "Food quality was mediocre, choices limited"
Pros: "The room on plane to Heathrow, wouldn’t know about way back considering I had to rebook onto Air India..."
Cons: "Just the fact that BA decided to hold us in UK for 6 hours to get their full pay and the fact that Heathrow ground crew had not enough de icing equipment and resources were at an all time poor response. Three hour lines for checking on status of bags, status of flights, unable to book a hotel through BA and got nothing from them. I didn’t enjoy freezing and staying there in Heathrow freezing... plus I didn’t fly this flight home due to fears of them not being able to handle a coating of snow versus what loads of snow we recieve in the states. I had to take Air India home to the US AND HATED IT... thank you BA and especially Heathrow Number one for lack of response and total irresponsibility..."
Pros: "Most things"
Cons: "Luggage took forever to be delivered in Newark--one of the longest waits I've ever experienced."
Pros: "Food and entertainment selections were very nice"
Cons: "The passenger behind me constantly moving and pushing against my seat"
Cons: "The food was served twice on the flight, but was almost the same kind of menu."
Cons: "Not the best airplane food I had, luckily I packed some snacks before leaving Düsseldorf"
Pros: "The flight itself was good and the crew was friendly and attentive"
Cons: "We won't go through Dublin again. The walk from the arrival gate to the maze of bureaucracy ahead was way too long. The airline should have not have that tight a connection knowing all the screening that must be done to board the next flight. We were held up at every entry point, not told what to expect and thus had to prepare for screening on the fly, while hoping our plane would wait for us, which it did and the many people who boarded after us. Entertainment system was slow and non-responsive and my husband's had to be reset to even start to work. One bag left behind, but delivered promptly within days of arrival"
Pros: "Cordial and helpful crew members. Food was excellent."
Cons: "entertainment was not functioning through out the flight."
Pros: "787 is a great plane and was very comfortable. Even my 6'6" husband praised it. Cabin crew went above and beyond in all respects."
Pros: "Staff, service, punctual everything superb!!!!"
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "Too cramped and the food was mediocre."
Cons: "Customer service was terrible. The flight was overbooked and everyone was treating me as if it were MY fault the plane was oversold and I didn't have a seat. No apologies, no sympathy. It was as if they were doing me a favor by trying to get me on the flight. I had to wait it 4 long lines to get it taken care of and the people working the floor of the check-in area kept directing me to the wrong places. Purchasing a plane ticket on your airline for a specific should be enough to guarantee a seat on a plane. It's absurd that I spent 900 for a ticket and that doesn't guarantee me that I'll be on the flight."
Pros: "The food was good"
Cons: "Again because I was not allow to choose a better sit or buy an upgrade it was so fustrated!!"
Pros: "I worked for BA for 20 years. I was glad to book them. Ba Turned out to be AA Sat scrunched up between to big people. while in the back there were. 2 people sleeping across 4 seats. outrageous"
Cons: "No seats were allocated when i checked in for return flight. Flight overbooked. No time to change currency or stop for a tea as I had to wait and see if i was going to get a seat I was 3 and 1/2 hours before the flight."
Pros: "It was open skies British air."
Cons: "Lost my bags. Incompetent in nice airport. Crew was rude"
Pros: "The variety of in-flight entertainment options. The headrests. The staff was particularly helpful and courteous."
Cons: "Has taken up mobility/special assistance while bookkong but didn't get any assistance after landing at London Heathrow airport. Entire transfer at Heathrow airport for catching up next flight to Phoenix, USA lot of struggle had done because of it."
Pros: "Food) wine, entertainment, spacious, comfy seats (coach). Despite being in tbe middle seat I slept well."
Cons: "Flight attendants are obsessive about rules- they will wake you to put on your seatbelt or bring up your seat 40+ minutes before landing. But very polite."
Pros: "Entertainment on iPad."
Cons: "Crew was curt and rude."
Pros: "Loved the new BA airplanes. Great staff and customer service"
Cons: "I would not use Kayak again. Went though some noname ticketed named webjets. Called multiple times and could not get anyone who spoke proper english. Due to the fact that you did not buy the ticket direct BA customer service could not assist us"
Pros: "Staff was very professional and courteous. No much waiting time for check in. Separate area for security clearance for British Airways passengers was very helpful and noteworthy."
Cons: "Carry on baggage at Mumbai Airport shown different dimensions than traveling from London. No proper communications for delayed flight and boarding was not organized. In flight food from Mumbai - London route was very much unsatisfactory."
Pros: "Nothing stood out good or bad. Average plane. Average service."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "1. BA said I couldn't get a seat before 24 hrs before. Then when I tried to get a seat assignment I was told (by email) to contact Aer Lingus. Aer Lingus said that I should have called before 24 hrs before, and that seats were now in control of the gate (this still 22 hrs before flight time). Total lack of coordination. 2. At check-in I was first told that my bag was too big for carry-on, although BA had accepted it. I shrunk it down. Then I was told it weighed too much at 15 kg. When I asked why BA accepted the weight I was told BA's weight limit was different. 3. Net net, if BA is "arranging" the flight through a code-share it should have responsibility for insuring I am treated like a BA customer. Aer Lingus' customer treatment leads much to be desired."
Pros: "Arrived ahead of time."
Cons: "No free alcoholic drinks. Seats are barely up to international standard - narrow, as is the aisle. Very poor quality food."
Pros: "Staff was pleasant."
Cons: "Website didn't work for online checkin. Flight only half full but somehow I was assigned to the coldest seat on the plane with an exit door obstructing legroom. Toilets were out of order and only one was available for most of an eight-hour flight. Airline charged for drinks. Food (chicken stew in a brown gravy?) was repellant. Entertainment choices dated and uninteresting. Luggage lost, with one agent available to slowly help more than 30 people. Luggage missing for over 24 hours. No response from airline. Enough."
Cons: "Ancient plane. Worn and uncomfortable business class seats. iPad for entertainment was a joke - you balance it on the skeletal remains of what had been the video monitor. Cabin crew literally disappeared after "meal" service. I had to "disturb" them from under blankets playing Candy Crush to get a drink during this 7 1/2 hour flight. I usually fly Virgin, but for some reason this was cheaper this time - I will never fly BA/Open Skies again."
Cons: "THEY CHANGED OUR FLIGHT FROM NEWARK TO JFK WITHOUT TELLING US"
Pros: "On time, excellent video and entertainment selectionsall good"
Pros: "Same as above: On-time departure, comfortable cabin, good communication and attentive crew, that's all I want and I got it on this flight!"
Pros: "Nothing was good. You're terrible at your job."
Cons: "Really my worst flying experience ever. For an international flight they had the worst TV's in the head rest. Picture was faded. You get stuck with crappy middle seat unless you're lucky enough to quickly book a window at that 24hr period before the flight. They have a greedy little trick they like to pull to make more money like us the consumer don't realize what's going on. They sell you a ticket then try to swindle more money out of you to request your seat. Total BS move. When I complained about it they gave me some canned response about how its better customer services stating that some customers prefer to pay to request their seat. Are you kidding me? Why not just state you're selling window seats for more money instead of trying to play your customers for idiots. Only makes me want to never fly your airline again."
Cons: "I paid additional money for 3 seats together, when I got to check in I was told I cannot do that. I had to sit separately from my children. I was sat next to an obese man. I kindly asked the flight attendant if I can take empty seat across the aisle from me and was told no without a reason. I thought we were doing social distance ,but apparently not. As for there earlier claim of no 3 seats available next to each other .. it was obviously a lie because the seats just across from me where empty. I hope not to fly on American Airlines again."
Pros: "Great crew, clean plane"
Cons: "Plane was late getting in so boarding was an hour late"
Pros: "The crew was very nice and service-oriented."
Cons: "Things are weird now due to COVID-19"
Cons: "Delayed flight. Sat on Tarmac for 60 mins"
Cons: "Put departure kept getting delayed"
Pros: "The crew was nice"
Cons: "There was maintenance happening on the plane after everyone boarded. It was a long wait on the plane and it could have been better if that was done before boarding."
Cons: "The flight was delayed for two hours"
Pros: "On time, good boarding process."
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "Left late and had a middle seat"
Pros: "There is nothing positive to say besides it got me where I needed to go, even though my first flight was cancelled and had to completely redirect to another airport an that took me 2 hours to get to."
Cons: "Everything, the staff was rude especially at the gate. I was forced to check my bag not because of size but because I was in Group 6 boarding and I got on there was plenty of room on the plane. I had even explained I needed to do work and would have to hold everything in my arms."
Pros: "Nothing I was traveling with my to kids and I ask if they can please provide me the setting for us together and they told us they can’t do it. I end up doing it by my self this is not good and didn’t get the help I need"
Cons: "Overall I didn’t like this flight at all"
Pros: "Clean airplane. Friendly crew."
Cons: "Leg room is too small"
Cons: "Flight was severely delayed, no compensation, check-in was horrible."
Pros: "Everything was generally fine. The flight left about 1 hour late, but the pilot made up the time on the flight and we landed about the same time as originally expected."
Cons: "The crew, particularly the flight attendants were rude and impatient. Have they forgotten their manners?"
Cons: "American Airlines cancelled this flight and then sent one of my two checked luggages to another flight to Newark from Chicago O'Hare and didn't even think to put me and the luggage I left behind on said flight? Either they should have left both and let me deal with it OR send me on a flight."
Pros: "The crew was excellent. Very helpful and pleasant."
Cons: "They seem to have a lot of technical issues. The flight to my destination was cancelled about 8 hours prior to the flight due to maintenance issues with the plane. The computer system at the airport crashed on the return flight and caused a long delay. I won’t fly AA again."
Cons: "Plane was hot and smelly upon boarding; turbulence on landing caused delay with no updates from pilot"
Cons: "Delayed and had to fly around when getting to Newark. Supposed to land at 11:30 and it’s 1:40am and not even off the plane. Never flying American again."
Pros: "I guess I’m happy they didn’t crash."
Cons: "Wasn’t American Airlines promoting a new plane every week? Did that fall through?"
Pros: "Just one of the crew (a young African American female) was pleasant the rest were mediocre."
Cons: "The wait was horrible, the boarding was delayed and the plane was hot and stuffy. Very bad first experience."
Cons: "Flight was delayed 90 minutes"
Pros: "The crew was helpful"
Cons: "We sat on the tarmac for an hour after boarding because there was some minor mechanical issue on the plane. Also, my video screen didn’t work so I had no way to access the in flight entertainment."
Cons: "Instead of flying MIA-EWR I was sent to ORD and then to EWR arriving at 11:00pm"
Pros: "The on-board attendants were personable and efficient."
Cons: "The lack of overhead storage was not noted at the gate so about half the passengers had to have their hand luggage tagged on the plane itself, involving wheeling to the back to be tagged. Then once everyone was seated, the attendant wheeled them by and passengers had to call out when they saw their bag go by so that they could be issued the corresponding luggage claim ticket. The seat width and pitch was sad compared to 'low cost' airlines like JetBlue."
Cons: "They left the lights on the whole flight"
Cons: "They damage my luggage both of my suitcases broken and the airline doesn't give me an answer and doesn't want to reimburse me the money I paid for the suitcases. Airline good for nothing."
Cons: "Bought a sandwich which was old ..."
Cons: "American has the smallest seat space out of any airline I have been on and it is heinous."
Cons: "The flight had no pilot assigned to the flight yet the attendants still boarded us. Then we waited on the plane for an hour before exiting the plane. The attendants gave us little information on flight alternatives and when the flight was finally allowed to board again, they did not announce it and so had I not been waiting close by, I would have missed my flight. It was extremely disappointing but not shocking with all the scandals that have occurred this year with American Airlines. I do not recommend flying with them."
Pros: "Terrible delay in plane on tarmac. Just nasty"
Pros: "ON TIME"
Cons: "NO ROOM TO BREATHE. AISLE TOO SMALL TO WALK WITHOUT HITTING SOMEONE AA IS MAKING BILLIONS PER YEAR IN PROFIT. SO CHEAP, YET PRICES ARE SOOOOOOO HIGH"
Pros: "Nice staff, on time"
Pros: "Flight crew was friendly."
Cons: "We taxied on the runway for over an hour. The plane was uncomfortably hot while we taxied. They could have waited to board the flight or served drinks while we waited."
Pros: "Purchased extra legroom -- on time boarding"
Pros: "Leave and arrive on time"
Cons: "Very uncomfortable and noisy flight kid behind us cried the whole trip no food no tv nowhere to charge phone no internet just bad experience overall"
Cons: "The usual delays out of O'Hare. This plane was an older plane, but good enough for a medium length flight."
Pros: "The crew was courteous and very nice."
Cons: "The aisles are too narrow. As passengers are boarding and you sit in the aisles you are constantly struck. FAA should investigate with the decreased aisle width and distance between the seats, can the evacuation be completed within required time, in an actual emergency. American Airlines is endangering the lives of passengers. And the cramped conditions are contributing to the hostile actions of some passengers. What does it take to do what is right?"
Pros: "Free checked bag"
Cons: "2 hour delay No food to buy or drinks"
Cons: "I was supposed to be in stand by and the screen continue showing I could go to the counter and get a seat and I have to wait till the end so that I was going to be given a middle seat. I said forget about it, to pay 75 dlls for a change of ticket and you make me wait till the end to give me seat u want, forget it, I know this is stand by ticket but I dont like the attitude of the people, they dont help you at all really bad service you should learn from other airlines giving at least if you are delayed an apology and sometimes miles reward, not just food... Thanks for the SERVICE (i dont flight with you no more, even though cheap flights, but cheap things are expensive)"
Pros: "Ecerything from the boarding to the seating assignment"
Cons: "Just have to be organize as they do the boarding process"
Pros: "I purchased extra leg room -- very spacious"
Cons: "Long weather delay -- over three hours."
Cons: "Aircarft could of had mor a/c"
Pros: "Crew was friendly, pilot kept us informed."
Cons: "We were delayed upon landing but I realize the circumstances were beyond the crews control so no point fretting. Still disappointing nonetheless."
Cons: "No entertainment, screaming children and no food"
Cons: "Seat assigned"
Cons: "pathetic customer service"
Cons: "Everything can be upgraded as nothing works in air india. Bathrooms are always either flooded or so dirty. Need more hygienic way of traveling."
Cons: "Check in process at Mumbai airport."
Pros: "Seat was comfortable &crew was amazing."
Pros: "Lag space was okay"
Cons: "Lines at check in counters were too long and there were less number of CSRs available."
Cons: "The entertainment equipment was not working. Food was never given on proper time. The crew had a attitude when asked about help with anything."
Pros: "Just completed a Round trip from NY to India on Air India Heard that it is not a good airline to travel on It was great - good plane, wonderful service ,more leg room,decent food/mostly Indian Maybe a choice of other food may work also More comfortable than some of the other airlines and service much better. Go Air India"
Cons: "1) Fruits served as breakfast felt stale and smelled funny 2) I could see cracks in my meal table 3) The crew only came around once to collect trash which was too little in a 14 hour flight 4) The touch on the inflight entertainment system was not working 5) This is not specific to Air India but it's about Mumbai airport - there were no restrooms in the secondary boarding area (after the second check-in) and also there were not enough seats. This becomes a problem for elder people and also those traveling with families. 6) They split baggage claim into 2 carousels which was very confusing. We couldn't figure out which carousel to wait at. 7) The flight was delayed by an 45 minutes (while landing) but there were no announcements."
Pros: "Schedule Convenience"
Cons: "My seat would NOT recline. For a 15 hour flight with non-reclining seat was painfull. I complained to the crew member and he just passed it to someone who never came and checked. When I inquired again, he told me that it was a mechanical issue with the seat and they other with same issue. He said sorry, it will be repaired once on ground. Mu back is hurting after one full day of rest at home. Just they don't have any courtesy or customer satisfaction mind set. This is why they are loss making airlines. Next time will take another airlines."
Cons: "Quality n quantity of food. It can be improved.. as well as snacks or jalpan itmes should not be repeated in d same.flight."
Cons: "Air India randomly reassigned seats that we had selected while booking. Even after paying for new seat assignment (we were traveling with young kids so wanted to be together), they did not assign us the new seats due to a ‘system glitch’. My wife spent upwards of 3 hrs on phone for such a simple task. Very bad!!!"
Pros: "Food was better, seating and TVs seemed updates."
Cons: "the web check in doesn’t work. It was a nightmare trying to check in online and get seats. We set food preferences several times and in several ways (on phone , online and even confirmed it at check in) but we were not served the meals we ordered. This is a huge problem since we had the same issue going from EWR to BOM"
Pros: "Flight landed on time in spite of delayed departure, frequent service of food and beverages, friendly in-flight crew"
Cons: "Seats are very uncomfortable, ground staff at Bombay airport (checkin staff + supervisors) were extremely slow and incompetent. Took 30 mins to generate a boarding pass! They were also unhelpful and kind of rude."
Pros: "Flight was basically on time."
Cons: "Boarding was unnecessarily chaotic. Seats too small. Movie I was watching crashed, and USB port to charge phone didn't work. One restroom out of order. They served only tea and coffee before lights out, then provided alcohol at 5 am."
Pros: "Individually charming staff, but collectively the airline's organization sucks."
Cons: "1.5 hours to check in. Another 1 hour to board because of inefficient gate security. Partially collapsed seat. No legroom with huge video console under foot. It did not work anyway. No video or entertainment through the entire flight for many passengers. Tray table broken. Life jacket under the seat in front came loose further obstructing legroom. Call button? Forget it. No one ever responds. Old 777 aircraft maybe 15 years old. Food not tasty and under-salted in response to health fads. Timing of meals more for the convenience of staff than for the convenience of passengers."
Pros: "Meals are hot are sumptuous"
Cons: "I have flown several times lately on AirIndia. One of the Toilets in the back of the plane has been perpetually out of service. You then have to cross over the pantry area to go to the other side to use the other toilet. Is there ever an attempt to fix it ? I wonder."
Cons: "No service. Boarding pass didn't work. At the check-in counter a tour group bribed the workers to skip the line."
Cons: "We had a 6 hour layover in Mumbai before 1:30am flight. They took us to a secured zone next to the boarding gate around 12:30am. The flight was delayed - no announcement, no water, no toilet facilities in that zone. Including kids and aged people -everyone in distress and Air India had no concern. Flight took off two hours late and not even some drink was offered. Very poor quality food. I called crew members for some help and they didn't show up. In the recess area also no food or drink was kept. We were kept hungry, thirsty and dissatisfied. Can't be worse than this."
Pros: "There is nothing to like as everything is horrible."
Cons: "Long check in lines. No web Check in. We were waiting at preboarding area and then gone through another security scan where they take away water bottle that was bought after the 1st security check. There was an issue of some kind and no one mentioned anything to anyone until people started complaining. We waited over 90 minutes past the departure time at the 2ns boarding area. There is no water nor bathrooms. What a way to treat your customers."
Pros: "crew was friendly"
Cons: "Boarding was not good, 2 1/2 hour boarding delay and there were not apologetic, the plane was not good, maintained in poor conditions, food was mediocre, remote controls for TV was not working and crew did not do anything about it."
Cons: "Narrow seats/ lousy frequent meals/ Limited poor functioning entertainment"
Pros: "Crew was working under stressful conditions, entertainment did not work, reading lights did not work, food was mediocre."
Cons: "Everything else"
Pros: "Leg room was good. The entertainment system was good but outdated and did not work on 3 of the 5 seats we had."
Cons: "The entertainment systems were not working on 3 of the 5 seats we had. The headphone jacks were also not working. The flight crew was not available to help with this when requested."
Pros: "Liked everything except seats."
Cons: "Seats were very uncomfortable."
Cons: "Food was not given on time."
Pros: "the food and the service on flight was good, the staff was friendly."
Pros: "I travel on AI because the flight timings are convenient."
Cons: "The toilet near my seat was leaking urine onto the floor from the start of the flight. The attendant's solution was to spread newspaper on the floor to soak it up! The food is terrible so I carried my own. Why an Indian airline does not serve yogurt/dahii beats me, while almost every other airline does. Entertainment? Forget about it! I sat in the same seat going to Mumbai and returning. When the attendant is told that the entertainment system does not work they just shrug and say they are sorry."
Cons: "Not a single lady attendant to help us. when my 2 year old threw up the male attendant asked me what help you want in a very arrogant manner. Just gave a bunch of tissues and went. Our entertainment systems weren't working for all 3 of us :( Food was dead cold."
Pros: "Direct flight which starts really late m add the delays it gets even later.."
Cons: "No food served in the plane for a long time for parents , one of whom is a diabetic Wheelchair service is poor as the ratio of passengers needing assistance to the chairs is 1 attendant for 20 passengers and takes over a good hour of wait besides customs and other procedures"
Pros: "Food was fine"
Cons: "When requested crew to help turn off fan bcos I was not able to reach it - they did not help. Felt pretty bad. My TV screen was not working."
Cons: "The staff was NOT responsible and did not respond at all when asked why the boarding took so much time @ BOM airport. They made ALL of the passengers stand for 40 minutes without informing why the passengers need to wait for boarding. During the flight, the staff was NOT visible at all even after called up on for assistance. This is ONE STUPID airline that I would avoid in the future."
Cons: "Air india was awful! The water on board didn't work, the flight entertainment didn't work! Overall horrible experience"
Pros: "It is slightly cheaper than other airlines. Luggage allowance is 2 bags without additional charge."
Cons: "TV was not working and crew did not help to correct it since it was broken. All seats around had broken plastic, maintenance of the equipment was extremely poor. Toilets were not clean and even after placing a call for attendant, no help was forth coming. Crew member response to the call from the seat ( calling button) was non existent. wheelchair passengers were very poorly treated. They provided snacks at night and then breakfast and in the early morning they provided lunch. The sequence should have been reversed. Choices for food were very limited. Chicken was served as only non-veg item. Fish or anything else was not a choice. Bottled water was provided and in the lunch item instead of yogurt or anything else, they provided another small container of water. Food quality and quantity was insufficient."
Cons: "They should make sure that the tv screen are working properly as that is the only source of entertainment for a long 16hr direct flight for the passenger"
Cons: "No water in toilet sink throughout. Last two meals too close in timing."
Pros: "Inflight crew was very professional and helpful."
Cons: "1. Flight going over was late - approx. six hours in the plane before it took off - that is understandable if there are technical problems. However, the flight coming back was late too and this was not communicated to the passengers in the waiting area. Waiting area @ gate 66 terminal 2 Mumbai airport was extremely cold. There were older folks & little kids trying to stay warm - nothing was done about this inspite of communicating it to the staff . 2. Flight from Mumbai to Newark - one bathroom was out of order from the time the flight took off. Another bathroom was totally trashed with paper & paper balls and water on the floor - wanted to take a picture and send it to higher authorities. Entertainment - map application was not working. Streaming movies/shows was constantly interrupted."
Pros: "Am a loyal air india flier from last so many years.But from last 2-3 years disappointed with the services."
Cons: "The person at the chek-in counter was so slow n rude.Even for 1kg of extra weight I was asked to remove.I flew with the same bag from delhi to mumbai n it showed as 23.3.The scale at mumbai showed 1kg more.Very few movie choices.Remotes never seem to work.Food quality goin down."
Cons: "Old and poorly maintained plane with half of the touch screen entertainment systems not working on the flight between Mumbai to Newark. Call buttons for calling the cabin crew did not work. Remote controls did not work. The seats are all broken and cracked at different places. Poor attention by staff. There was also a delay in our flight of which even the pilot was not made aware of by the maintenance team until the last moment. Poor and failing company. Would never fly with them again."
Pros: "Food tasted really good, hospitality, cleanliness"
Cons: "Inadequate toiletries in the toilet, a couple of fellow passengers were quite rude regarding an issue with keeping my bag on my allotted place."
Cons: "On my way back from BOM > EWR, Air India did not put on the bags for almost all the passengers on the plane! They informed us only at EWR after landing. We had to stand in a crazy line to fill out a cliam form and then they took 5 days to return the luggage back to me. I have been trying to contact them via phone, email, chat etc. to claim for the expenses I had to incur while my bags were away and I am unable to get in touch with them. Will never fly with them again!"
Cons: "seats were a bit uncomfortable"
Pros: "There is nothing to like only non stop flight bom to ewr"
Cons: "Rude attitude staff . Food v don't need 3 times 2 times proper n good food enough one time proper coffee n tea v need . Air India should think about staff . Internationally our brand name is going low because of staff they r not responsible. Entertainment there is no regeional movies old movies that to one movie r two compare other flights it is 0. Please go to privatisation otherwise this brand never change air India always in loss. Bathrooms more than worste . Head phone won't work . It's a hell man but because of easy traveling v choose AI, govt should think about this flight attendants old n rude fellows. They r not friendly m a frequent flyer trust me officers . This is the time u should think iam a film actor from AP ."
Pros: "I liked that we got there safely"
Cons: "The plane was very old. Things didn't work very well or not at all, such as the headphone jack & the remote control. My seat was broken and the leg rest would not retract which really restricted my comfort. The food was shocking, we did not receive any hot food for around 6-8 hours into the flight. Only got offered and Indian pastry and peanuts within the first 6-8 hours. For a 17 hour flight the food was not acceptable plus the choices were very limited. We did not get offered any alcoholic beverages & the staff were not very helpful I felt & the toilets were not kept clean or tidy at all throughout the flight. Overall not good!!! Would not fly agin with them. Lastly... I am Star Alliance Gold member and was misadvised at check in regarding upgrading."
Cons: "no tv half bathroom broken and really poor management"
Pros: "Food crew etc"
Cons: "Seats were pretty bad ..it's almost like sitting on a iron bench , entertaining was not working for lot of them"
Pros: "After the baggage checkin and boarding everything was great."
Cons: "The morons told me that i was on the US no fly list. Then we all had to go through three checkins . I think someone should run some background checks on the ground staff."
Pros: "Much better crew. No Alliance Air plane this time, so better conditions."
Cons: "Cleaning of plane obviously part of cost-savings, as is poor/old entertainment and poor food quality. Even maintenance is a problem-overhead light did not work and entertainment system did not work well. Though far better than my flight of 2 weeks prior, the flights I've taken from 2008-2015 were much better, making Air India the airline of choice each time then. Now, if Air India is going to be as bad as US or Europe-based airlines, I may as well make price an important consideration."
Pros: "Friendly and courteous staff. Very helpful"
Cons: "Delays of one hr from Delhi and then delay of 6hrs from Bombay. No food no announcement no person on the counter. Only by mail information first delay of 3 hrs then 2 hrs and then I hr . Passengers had to sit on floor and u can imagine ladies with infants crying. I had this experience before also but thought Modi effect might have worked on Air Infia but?????"
Pros: "We were willing to upgrade our ticket for a fee being a Star Alliance Member only to be told that since an infant was attached to one our tickets it was not possible ! Upgrades were being done as AI was unable to provide us a bassinet for one of the Newborn twins! On boarding the craft realized that there were multiple vacant seats in Business class which were being reserved for the crew to sleep on the flight!"
Cons: "Poor upgrades . Failure to provide bassinet for one of the twins. Also unable to provide upgrades FOR A FEE just so crew members could sleep on the flight! ."