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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "I would like to have ore of a grace period to check baggage."
Pros: "Boarding was smooth."
Cons: "The cabin temperature was very hot"
Cons: "Very bad service, airline unrespectfull, discortesy"
Cons: "Late taking off. Let's leave on time"
Pros: "Boarding was easy."
Cons: "I am 6' 1" tall and weigh 220, so not out of the ordinary and I felt like I was stuffed into a sardine can."
Pros: "Coming from Europe Alitalia and Delta did an EXCELLENT job at assisting the passengers get rid of their luggage just as soon as we were done going through customs... I don't usually fly on this route, but I thought it was perfect. Transfer between Delta terminal was a breeze too..."
Cons: "I usually don't fly from JFK. The food court was expensive (18 dollars base price from a burger seems a high even for an airport. I don't fly from NY normally - so maybe I need to tune my expectation for the locale, and it may have NOTHING to do with the airline company."
Pros: "Early arrival. On time departure. Good selection of movies"
Pros: "Overall ok."
Cons: "Cabin was freezing."
Pros: "I have no complaints. Not on"
Pros: "Timely, clean"
Cons: "A little chaotic at boarding time"
Pros: "I love the aesthetic of the new planes. Boarding was seamless and the staff was great! More cookies please!"
Cons: "Terrible baggage check and security lines (even Pre-Check!) at JFK Teeminal 1 (AirFrance)."
Pros: "The food and the service"
Cons: "JFK was depressing but not Delta’s problem."
Pros: "After being redirected and behind on travel plans due to weather and missed flights this was a welcomed relief. Everything went as planned and staff was very helpful."
Cons: "Copilot was an hour late, inexplicably"
Pros: "Food and movies were good."
Cons: "Didn't leave on time."
Cons: "Price to get a little more space"
Cons: "Lack of legroom in economy"
Cons: "Terrible staff"
Pros: "Great upgrade program"
Cons: "Slow unloading of luggage"
Pros: "Excellent job"
Pros: "So many movies to watch. Keep it up!"
Cons: "The food was too sweet and salty."
Pros: "Layout of aircraft."
Cons: "USB port barely accessible. Also, it didn't seem to work."
Pros: "Friendly and cleanliness."
Cons: "Cold drinks were warm."
Pros: "Efficient hop to Boston"
Pros: "The boarding was efficient"
Cons: "Three hour departure delay. No explanation given. No apology."
Cons: "This is possibly the worst airplane food ive ever had. Ever. The chicken didn't look nor taste like chicken and it was in some weird green chickpea sauce?? Very unpleasant."
Pros: "Pilot almost barrel-rolled us climbing out of JFK, so if started well enough.... Ground assistance (wheel chair) left me with a badly bruised left big toe and I didn't think we'd ever get through the TSA. The pat-down I received was more like a sexual assault and I didn't even get a happy ending. We made it to RDU, so the exercise was a success, but it was a huge hassle."
Cons: "After reading the good things, you need more bad?"
Pros: "Everything up to departure. Sat in line for almost an hour."
Pros: "Didn't know you could get complimentary meals anymore! The movie selection was awesome too!"
Cons: "Why is the complimentary Wi-Fi and messaging only for T-Mobile subscribers?"
Pros: "Delta Studio with closed caption"
Cons: "some series do not have closed caption"
Cons: "Strangely cold!"
Pros: "Una hora de retraso"
Cons: "Una hora de retraso"
Pros: "Movies- pro staff"
Cons: "Too old aircrafts"
Pros: "Every thing went well thx"
Pros: "The only airline that I'm aware of that still offers: • free snacks • free checked bags • free meal and drinks on international flights"
Pros: "Although I am a vegetarian, It was nice Delta was serving sandwiches."
Pros: "Delta is one of the best airlines I've flown with. Staff is very helpful, and customer service and amenities are tip notch."
Pros: "The two ladies who were initially boarding passengers were excellent. They had wonderful people skills, were smiling, and extremely personable. I loved the interaction."
Pros: "It's nice to be theoretically in zone 2"
Cons: "Boarding is inconsistant. At JFK it was like boarding a plane in China. Everyone congested at the front. One Delta person taking tickets. Two Delta people not helping her. We boarded slowly, partially because people STILL refuse to check bags that are not carry on bags. We left late. Why have zones at all? Why have carrying rules that you don't enforce? Why did we pay $25 a bag if you don't enforce this? Food choices are funny, especially the "tapas". Whoever thinks THOSE are tapas should Google the word tapas. Delta reportedly earned 746 million in the first quarter and you charge for everything and still can't come up with decent food for us to BUY?"
Pros: "Friendly staff, quick check in, very nice flight"
Cons: "Good service cold have come sooner, I wanted to sleep as much as possible but it was a full 2 hours before the service finished."
Cons: "Poor customer service"
Cons: "Customer interaction is a joke"
Pros: "On time flight, no problems."
Cons: "Seats more cramped than would be ideal for a trsnsatlantic flight."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Our bags were lost, no apologies (in fact, the phone was put down on me twice), when the bags were returned after 24 hours, one was damaged and had to be replaced at my expense....no chance of a refund. My family and I will NEVER TRAVEL WITH AER LINGUS AGAIN....the worst airline in the world"
Cons: "The flight was canceled hours before departure. I waited for 30 minutes on hold to see if I could get on a different flight. But they couldn’t get me to my destination for 2-3 days after my originally-scheduled arrival."
Pros: "Crew helpful and friendly."
Cons: "Announcement could be clearer. Sometimes gabled and indistinct."
Pros: "The staff was great"
Cons: "Wifi didn’t work for me"
Pros: "Professionalism and kind , courteous people!!"
Pros: "Quick organized boarding, friendly staff, much better flight than I expected. Food was even pretty good...Customs in Shannon was MUCH easier than Heathrow would have been, so thankfully, I went through customs in Shannon."
Cons: "Person in front kept seat reclined the entire time. Grrrrr"
Cons: "Food/ beverage service poor - luggage handling extremely bad. Delayed delivery at muc airport of one bag. Second bag did not arrive. Their luggage handler - global- extremely un/non professional. Absolute diaster: no offical tracing nr established, had tocontact air lingus myself.their phones seem not to work - the phone rings,then disconnects. Still no update on the present whereabout of the bag"
Pros: "Great new seats"
Pros: "The flight was on time and there were no problems."
Cons: "The packaged meals are never the best, but the breakfast box was good."
Pros: "You lost myluhgage. I have no clean clothes to ware"
Pros: "Staff were very helpful and considerate."
Cons: "Breakfast was disappointing, I would prefer something savoury. As another passenger commented ... "It was not worth being woken up for a muffin and juice." The entertainment was excellent, however the screen lit up repeatedly for announcements about an offer of connectivity while we were all trying to sleep. Those who had wished to avail of it had probably done so long before. It was quite annoying and intrusive."
Pros: "Tail winds shortened the flying time by 45 minutes"
Cons: "seats... no space menu.... skip it movie choice ... fair at best"
Pros: "I like the comfort and reliability of this airline in my experience."
Pros: "Very comfortable Transfer in Dublin very easy Everyone very helpful"
Cons: "No free alcohol on an international flight?!?!"
Cons: "Plane was dirty - petri dish mold on window blind No choice of food seats uncomfortable for 6 + hours"
Cons: "I was not permitted to check in online through any website (BA, Are Lingus etc.) then I was not permitted to self-check in at a kiosk. By the time I was able to check in all that was left was a middle seat. I asked about upgrades and was told I would need to pay full price for one of those tickets. The seats are veryyy cramped, the entertainment system was outdated, the food was gross and wine was expensive."
Cons: "Too cold on the plane"
Cons: "Early boarding.. wondering could this catch me out on another occasion?"
Pros: "On time. Reached early"
Cons: "No compliments of drinks"
Pros: "The crew actually talked to us. Food was good and frequent. Lots of entertainment."
Cons: "Seats still suck."
Cons: "That the brekfast was not served"
Pros: "Crew was efficient"
Cons: "Seats were cramped , my bottom was numb , sound on tv terrible, food was pleasant crew efficient and professional"
Pros: "Good company good films and service"
Cons: "Some of the food"
Pros: "The effort made by the flight crew to find someone who was willing to switch their emergency exit seat with my cramped seat."
Cons: "Seating was really a disgrace. Being 6'3" made it unbearable. Seats are way too narrow and leg room non existent. Especially if the person in front of you reclined their seat."
Pros: "Staff quite friendly Nice plane. Had 3 seat to myself"
Cons: "Once again I had no choice of meal as my seat was at the last row"
Pros: "I had been thinking about whether or not I want to contact Aer Lingus or not on this matter. The Aer Lingus personnel never gave me my dinner until 15 minutes after everyone else received theirs."
Pros: "The biz class seat was good."
Cons: "Disorganized / messy check-in."
Cons: "A/c was not working and is not the first time that happened on aerlingus....my question is do you do maintenance on aircraft??????"
Pros: "Clean plane & bathrooms"
Cons: "About 45 minute late in take off. The sound system for movie was very distorted almost not usable. I fly several times a year. My first time with Aer Lingus. This was not a good example of your profession"
Cons: "Our flight was cancelled without a reschedule"
Pros: "Everything was basic. I got an old plane so everything wasn't up to date"
Cons: "It was slow in taking off, not sure why but the plane was taxi'd for a long time. In-flight system and variety was lacking. Audio was poor. It did the job taking me to my destination but the great."
Cons: "See above"
Pros: "Very professional, friendly, on time, food was fine"
Cons: "Took very long to retrieve checked luggage....from time we landed - to deplane, secure luggage, tram to long term parking and leaving lot took over 1 hour. Most of the time was waiting for luggage on turnstile...."
Pros: "Good food and entertainment selection. Everyone was friendly"
Cons: "So many unnecessary announcements. Repeated staff on board introducing pilot and crew members twice a well hour into a red eye flight. Lights were left on for far too many hours for a flight where most are sleeping. and they were extremely bright for the window seat. airlingus made it extremely difficult to get some shut eye."
Pros: "Comfortable flat seats. Nice staff"
Cons: "Gate agents were quite rude"
Cons: "No TSA precheck Confusing check-in based on counter location and inexperienced agents."
Cons: "The food was not tasty. Poor flavor. I had the Shepherds pie. And although I was grateful to have a meal offered, this one was a little off in flavor."
Pros: "You can never really go wrong with Aer Lingus."
Pros: "Everyone is so nice!"
Pros: "The flight was delayed for 3 hours at JFK. Missed connecting flight in Dublin. Journey from JFK to Munich took 171/2 hours. Airline gave my a big $14 worth of coupons."
Cons: "TV and remote didn't work."
Cons: "The Premium Eco seats are a catastrophe. They don't recline: the seats only slide down slightly but the upper part of your body doesn't move much. This makes for a poor experience, especially on a night flight. Except if you need the extra width, Eco has better value."
Pros: "More leg room"
Pros: "The crew was OK, but nothing special."
Cons: "Air France should not sell tickets for which the connection flights are almost impossible to catch. My luggage was not transferred to my connecting flight. I had to run to catch the flight to Bucharest. At CDC there were only two custom officers for checking passport of EU citizens, on a Saturday morning with hundreds and hundreds incoming travelers. On top of it, one female officer was rude. Typical french :("
Cons: "Crew on the ground was very rude"
Pros: "The crew did its best to make up for the fact that the special meal I ordered was inedible."
Cons: "See previous"
Pros: "Entertainment system failed repeatedly."
Cons: "Entertainment system failed repeatedly."
Cons: "More options for gluten free food. Always get the same dish"
Pros: "The schedule and timing"
Cons: "The airport, some of the crew, the aircraft seats, the entertainment system"
Cons: "Seat was super uncomfortable. Could not fit in my legs at all, could not recline it enough. Maybe sufficient for a one hour flight, definitely not on an intercontinental flight."
Pros: "Food and wine. Entertainment."
Cons: "Sat closer to water closet. Maybe more air freshener in there."
Pros: "Multiple crew members paid constant helpful attention to my mother (88yrs of age) during boarding, deboarding and throughout the entire flight. Thank you!"
Cons: "Lost my luggage."
Cons: "boarding wasn't good."
Pros: "The gate reps from CDG to MSP were professionals. The cabin crew on the Delta flight were exceptional! This was not my experience in Copenhagen with the Air France staff, they seemed to be self centered and rude."
Cons: "Delta please make excellence a priority in all areas of customer service. Set high standards for staff so customers know that you appreciate them and are ready for business. The world is at the customer's fingertips, let their first choice be Delta. When their are bad days, customers will understand"
Pros: "The crew was helpful and accommodating"
Cons: "The flight was delayed, missed connection, and lost baggage. Subpar."
Pros: "FA kept bumping into my seat waking me up"
Cons: "Return the 777 to 9 across"
Cons: "It was great trip thank you Air France"
Pros: "The crew was very careful"
Pros: "The crew were polite and friendly"
Cons: "Everything was incredibly poor. Flight was delayed, entertainment was outdated and the airport staff were rude."
Pros: "Didn’t like the sandwich offered"
Pros: "Really liked the new touch screens (with very good responsiveness). Also liked the food selection (the champagne was nice, so was the menu we were given)."
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: "Service and crew are great"
Cons: "I ordered Asian Vegetarian Meal. But they served me only pasta."
Cons: "No space for legs. No food (just snacks). Very high temperature inside the aircraft. Flight delayed by 45 minutes."
Pros: "The only thing that I like about the flight was that it was easy to boarding"
Cons: "The food was not heat correctly it was cold and I felt that the crew rush to give out the food. The seats are terrible, if the person in front of you reclines you won’t be able to see the screen if your watching a movie and you will see the top of the persons head."
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: "My luggage was lost in Paris. Now I need to wait still."
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: "Food was good. Crew nice and professional."
Cons: "Landing was not so smooth."
Cons: "Airplane delay to take off 1 unknown reason After landing in Paris 50 min sitting inside airplane moving around Late for flight transfer. Sitting in Paris airport 5 hours. Customer service no working. Never fly Air France anymore !"
Cons: "Plane left 45 minutes late. No reason given either when waiting or after late boarding. I didn't eat as I tried to sleep byt narrow seats meant being woken constantly by fidgety neighbour. Fortunately the plane made up most of the lost time and I got my next Air France flight. This one was 50 minutes late departing."
Pros: "Plane was comfortable and new."
Cons: "Nothing really."
Cons: "We paid for Business Class from JFK to TLV. The flight to Tel Aviv was in a small plane with 3 across seats that hardly reclined. We are most unhappy and will complain to American Express Platinum Card."
Cons: "Screen broke half way through flight. Food was poor"
Pros: "Yelling, cheering and literally rolling in the aisle made for a really annoying flight"
Cons: "Infusions bad behavior. Also, flight number was changed and AF. Was understaffed to handle questions on squirrelly luggage check."
Pros: "The cabin crew was very good!"
Cons: "The economy premium seats are very uncomfortable"
Cons: "They loosed our reserved seats, our luggage, food was awful, ground staff was disrespectful."
Pros: "Plenty of seat space"
Cons: "In flight entertainment and call button was broken ... crew never passes to ask if you’d like water."
Cons: "My seat was changed without my permission. Very unprofessional staff at Mumbai airport"
Pros: "Punctual, not crowded."
Cons: "Even though the plane was far from full, passengers were allowed only 1 carry-on item (no personal item), contrary to policy published online by Air France. This policy applied even to people with Economy Premium for the rest of the trip (which allows 2 carry-on suitcases, not a useful feature if one cannot begin with this number to reach the transoceanic flight)."
Cons: "only there were del;ay at JFK"
Pros: "Good service all around, personnel pleasant"
Cons: "Very difficult to find where to register with the flight but this is more tied to the way things are run by the airport"
Cons: "They lost my luggage"
Pros: "The time of the flight was great as well as the arrival time and subsequent connections to Paris. Enjoyed the rather full line of in flight beverages!"
Cons: "Leaving late seemingly without reason from Paris - chaotic boarding line in Paris with difficult to hear PA. Seats were ok'ish but than again, it's a 45 minute flight. The sandwich was gross and I'm somewhat known as a person who eats everything!"
Pros: "Crew and boarding, not much else to talk about. Late for take off, but made it on time"
Cons: "Late leaving and arriving."
Pros: "Amazing service, seat and FOOD"
Pros: "Good entertainment selection, and staff all very friendly. Food was pretty mediocre - main course was nice but the breakfast especially left a lot to be desired."
Pros: "Best flight I've ever flown. Blankets and pillows provided with many options for movies."
Cons: "All good"
Cons: "Weather did not cooperate, not airlines fault...."
Pros: "That we made it safely."
Cons: "Seats extremely uncomfortable. As soon as someone reclines the seat in front of you, all leg room is shot down. Crew was not top notch"
Cons: "Even though we were not rushed between flights, our luggage didn't make it onto the plane."
Pros: "The crew was very nice and the food was good"
Cons: "On a first class seat in an over night flight I would like a seat that can be laid flat."
Cons: "The crew didn’t offer me a drink"
Cons: "Please provide good and reasonable price inflight food. Also seats were not comfortable."
Pros: "The crew was great. I mostly slept through the whole flight, but they were very welcoming."
Cons: "I probably should have paid more for a more comfy seat."
Pros: "In time, no delays, very kind crew"
Cons: "Small selection of movies."
Pros: "Lots of legroom choice of entertainment"
Cons: "Flight delay. Long walk to gate for departure"
Pros: "It was punctual"
Cons: "I was sitting in the middle seat"
Pros: "Clean and pleasant"
Cons: "Poor food service."
Cons: "cramped seats-- but MOST IMPORTANLY HUGE surprise that there was a $ 95.00 charge for each checked bag. This was not stated anywhere clearly that this was an extra charge that had to be paid and therefore made the not so expensive ticket much more expensive in the end. It cost 400 dollars more and I think that is outrageous that this was not told by anyone until the flight itself. I fell Kayak owes usan explanation and money back ."
Pros: "Smooth flight, on time"
Cons: "Unable to pay baggage fees online on check in, resulting in $69 fee for first bag. They said if you book through a third party like Kayak, you can't pay for bags online. But that's not written anywhere on their website. Bag fees are vague. I felt tricked"
Cons: "Wish there were more current options on the infotainment system."
Cons: "Cabin was very cold"
Cons: "The terminal at JFK was a nightmare. Crowded. Overheated. Filthy. And no electrical outlets anywhere."
Pros: "Crew was very nice"
Cons: "No spirits unless you buy. Bring food or you ll starve"
Cons: "we were late (can't tell if we left late or just arrived late, was sleeping), however connecting flights were 'held' (don't know what happened however we all seemed to have made the connecting flights)."
Pros: "Great service by the crew/staff Great entertainment selection"
Cons: "The seats would NOT stay reclined. I would reclined my seat entirely, fall asleep, and ten minutes later wake up because my seat was once again upright. This happened on both of my flights."
Pros: "The fare was inexpensive ."
Cons: "Snacks should be provided as the flight was delayed and water was not even served right away when we were airborne nor asked by the crew."
Pros: "Seating was good."
Cons: "What appeared to be the cooling system leaked onto me from above the seat. The blankets were not new as there was hair (not mine--different color), dried snot, and what looked like dandruff on two blankets in the row."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Very little space, no confprt Had to buy food on a very lpng flight. Movies were very old with little choice."
Pros: "I got to my destination safely"
Cons: "I paid a ridiculous amount for it"
Pros: "I have never flown overseas without getting some dinner and breakfast. On this flight, we were given bottled water as we boarded and later could get another free beverage, but if you wanted food, you had to pay for it. Did get comfy blanket though!"
Pros: "Plane were clean."
Cons: "1. No Food service except water. 2. Flight was delayed. 3. At RFK airport no better directions. Not a good experience."
Pros: "I really appreciated the USB port built into the seat so I could charge my gadgets. The flight wasn't packed so I didn't feel claustrophobic. It was a fantastic experience there and back."
Cons: "Food and alcohol and headphones weren't free. The movies were very old."
Pros: "There were so many things wrong with our flight from Gatwick to NYC. The check in staff were rude and homophobic at check in, forcing my partner and I to separate for check in while we watched heterosexual partners check in together freely. The disabled toilet alarm broke as we descended into NYC and we listened to end-of-the-world death sirens as we were landing. It was not communicates that food was a microtransaction on flight and was so overpriced so we went nearly 13 hours without food because the flights were also delayed on the tarmac. The de-icing tow truck in Iceland was broken down so we were delayed two hours on the layover. On return, both Icelandair gates opened late. During the layover we were kettled in hot container units before 20 min before being bussed to the plane and held for 15 minutes. Then, the icing on the cake was landing back at Gatwick and seeing my brand new luggage I bought on the trip damaged with thr back pocked ripped out along the bottom seam. I will never again ride with these rude, price-gouging, apathetic amateurs."
Pros: "Flight crew was really nice, attentive, respectful"
Pros: "Flight good. Missed the pay for food trolley, so didn't eat."
Cons: "Reykavic airport has the least amenities I have ever experienced. Very few seats in the lounge. Most are forced to stand or lie on the floor. Don't think that getting through the gate will mean getting on plane, it's too another waiting room with a few seats, mainly standing. The airport has no seated restaurants or cafes. So getting off a plane hungry id not pleasant. I will never again fly to and from New York via this 'airport'"
Pros: "Nothing except watching deadpool."
Cons: "The flight was extremely uncomfortable. Almost no one was able to get comfortable enough to sleep during an international overnight flight. The plane's cabin.temperature was extremely hot, and made sleep or even general comfort impossible to achieve."
Pros: "Safe and pleasant."
Cons: "I arrived my destination 24hrs late. 2 unplanned stopovers. Terrible experience."
Pros: "All was smooth and comfortable. Thanks"
Cons: "Plane was too warm. Air conditioning was set much too high. Uncomfortable to us. No way to set air vents."
Pros: "Service was great and all went exactly as planned. No delays!"
Pros: "The price"
Cons: "The plane was too hot, delayed take off lost luggage"
Cons: "Although I paid for a confirmed seat and chose my seat 6 months in advance, when 24 hour check-in rolled around I was told I had been moved to standby and would thus only have a seat if there were any left once everyone else had checked in. I had to wait until I arrived at the airport the day of to even find out if I had a seat. There were only two left when I checked in, so I just barely got on the flight. I had originally chosen a seat next to a friend traveling with me in the middle of the cabin, in the end I got a seat in the very back of the plane- no room in the overhead bins since they were reserved for flight equipment, couldn't recline, and was right by the kitchen, so it was too noisy to sleep. When I called customer service to try to fix all of this, in the middle of explaining my problem (after waiting on hold for an hour) I was told to stop talking and that it was the rep's turn to talk. In addition to not getting my problem resolved, he hung up on me! Worst treatment I've ever received on an airpline, and I've flown thousands of times on dozens of airlines. Once this trip is over I am never flying Icelandic again!"
Pros: "Check-in was efficient, and staff at the counter was friendly"
Cons: "No food for an international flight"
Pros: "it was on time"
Cons: "you had to pay for everything...."
Pros: "quiet and clean.. no turbulence"
Cons: "I spend a lot of money on tickets and it seems like a glass of wine would be a nice gesture by the airline to say thanks for coming, we are glad you are here, relax."
Pros: "Loved the northern lights on the ceiling! Good legroom, friendly staff, and easy boarding."
Cons: "I wish there had been some way to charge my phone"
Pros: "The lighting of the interior of the plane was beautiful- very friendly, great service. Even saw volcanoes in the early morning during take-off"
Cons: "no food service, but I brought my own. no entertainment at the exit seat."
Pros: "Comfort of seats and friendliness of crew"
Cons: "No food served MThe USB port did not work coming back and going only one side of the speakers was working"
Cons: "My tv screen wasn't working even after an attendant restarted it for me :( other than that everything was fine!"
Pros: "I was unable to board my flight given British airways misinformed me about a COVID test prior to boarding for a flight to Israel. This resulted in a $50 fee, loss of money."
Cons: "There should be no charge and a refund issued for a mishap on behalf of British airways."
Pros: "From JFK to London, staff was friendly."
Cons: "From JFK to London, a large number of passengers were not wearing masks properly and the crew did not take action other than a reminder early on. From London to Edinburough, the crew was somewhat rude."
Pros: "That we got home safe"
Cons: "It wasnt a BA plane! Food, staff and entertainment all not really up to scratch"
Pros: "crew members are polite and clear in instructions"
Cons: "the check-in time is very long, need to open more counters"
Pros: "Crew nice and friendly. Handled a drunk passenger very professionally. On time arrival and easy boarding."
Cons: "Seat was very uncomfortable - TV attachment sticking into my leg all night! Food the worst I’ve had on BA, dry and tasteless."
Pros: "I’m pleasantly surprised that this ancient plane made it across the Atlantic"
Cons: "Broken entertainment system, no charging ports, broken window screens, broken reading lights, no AC. Plane was too old to be in service"
Pros: "There were lots of options for inflight entertainment"
Cons: "The seats are very squished together in economy class. I was very disappointed. I always ride economy but this flight (airline, crew, as accommodations) felt like a “cattle car”. The crew was professional but not friendly, warm, or welcoming. The leg room was limited - quite disappointed."
Pros: "New clean plane"
Cons: "Limited leg room if unable to upgrade. Unexciting food."
Pros: "Quick flight"
Cons: "Inflight meals and entertainment seat pitch"
Cons: "I didn’t receive my bag and I lost one day waiting for it without going anywhere . Without any information about the delivery time . Very disappointing about that services , I even couldn’t change and I still waitingggg"
Pros: "It went well . No problems."
Pros: "The staff/crew were lovely!"
Cons: "Older plane, so no captioned movies."
Pros: "Comfy. Adjustable headrests. Complimentary food and drink."
Cons: "Food options were a bit limited but overall everything tasted good. The screens were very old and low quality so it was very hard to see the movies but the selection of media was good."
Cons: "Nothing special and generally disappointing."
Pros: "Great crew, good food, quiet flight, comfortable aircraft"
Cons: "Boarding was a bit chaotic."
Cons: "Landed in London late missed the connection flight. BA only had 1 flt a day going to Santorini....Next days flt completely booked...Had to fly from Lon to Madrid to Athens then to Santorini.....Took 38 hrs traveling time to get to our destination...Not a happy camper!!!!!"
Cons: "Flight was delayed by 2 hours because of hydronic issues. I feel asleep and missed the food which was part of the ticket wasn’t woken up. Was then woken by the passenger behind kick my chair which was not comfortable at all and the entertainment system was something out of the 80s, screen so small could see the picture that well and the touch screen was not that reactive. Cabin crew we grumpy. Ashamed this is called British not what I called British........"
Pros: "The crews don't stop giving away foods/drinks! They kept asking the passengers if we need aanything."
Cons: "Not sure, but I felt the spca is a bit smaller than other flights."
Cons: "Very disappointed by the comfort of economy premium. Very!"
Cons: "Jfk terminal 7 is the WORST!"
Pros: "Easy check in"
Cons: "No wifi. TVs were small and old"
Pros: "It was on time and transfer was easy"
Pros: "The crew were friendly and efficient"
Cons: "The food was okay and they didn't have the item per the menu handed out, but the staff were apologetic"
Pros: "A lot of space for legs"
Pros: "Good economy flight from Heathrow to Madrid. Would recommend!"
Cons: "The bad attitude of BA staff at checkin. My ticket was confirmed but found out I was waitlisted when I got to the airport."
Pros: "I liked everything about the service."
Pros: "Early arrival!"
Pros: "Movies free Staf Comfortable"
Cons: "Lint time on plain before take off"
Cons: "Jfk massive queue at checkin/drop off"
Pros: "There was nothing I liked!"
Cons: "I couldn't do online check in and was at the airport 2 hours before the flight but they said they cannot give me a seat number and waited there for 25 min to get a seat number. The seats were really uncomfortable (compared to airlines as Turkish airlines and American Airways).The flight attendants were not there to make your flight better, one of them was sulking and was afraid to smile to you but when he was with other crew was able to laugh! Also food was really bad!"
Cons: "Wheelchair assistance was not provided to both the passengers , even though it was requested during reservation."
Pros: "Very bad situation please call me or send me your email"
Pros: "Staff did their best to be helpful and cheerfull to make up for a 3 hour delay on our flight"
Cons: "3 hour delay"
Pros: "The food and entertainment options were both above average."
Cons: "The flight was being run by Iberia, not British Airways. Iberia has a policy which did not allow me to check in without proof of a return flight. Unfortunately, my travel partner had booked the return flight and did not share the details with me. I was not able to reach my travel partner and, as such, was forced to buy a new ~$2,300 return ticket on the spot in order to provide the necessary proof. This was an extreme inconvenience, as I nearly missed my flight. If Iberia or British Airways made its travelers aware of this policy in advance of their check in. I have no intention of flying Iberia ever again."
Pros: "This flight did not have much enjoyment due to the extreme delay overseas."
Cons: "There was an ill passenger onboard as we were flying mid Atlantic - instead of flying the aircraft onward we turned around to St.Johns (understandable) however once we arrived we roughly sat on the plane for three hours after the passenger walked off the aircraft conscious. There was paperwork delaying the craft to fly, the re-fueling took over an 1 hour due to not knowing how much fuel to put into this larger plane. There were also difficulties on the plane other then a passenger being ill, the craft had some engine issues after landing in St.Johns - the pilot tried to keep crowd control by lying to the passengers. As we finally got up into the air, knowing that we missed our connecting flight to Budapest from london already- it was stressful. Then as we approached Europe we were told we have to land in Dublin due to the crew working too many hours... Which the pilot had to of known as we departed from St. John's yet he told us we were on our way to London. We waited in the airport in Dublin Ireland for at least 3-4 hours we were told another crew would bring us to London at 3pm yet we didn't even board until 5-6pm. We finally got to London 12 hours after we were suppose to arrive. And to our final destination 14 hours after we were suppose to arrive. I expect a complete refund from this flight from JFK- Budapest. It was the worst experience ever."
Pros: "When I finally got on the flight."
Cons: "That we were delayed overnight. Wrong plane with wrong crew. No communication to the passengers."
Cons: "Seating was not comfortable."
Pros: "Nice food, polite, warm and competent staff, blankets and pillows at every seat. Kids enjoyed all the shows. You knew you were not flying an airline that cut corners."
Cons: "Plane crew had to reassign seats since plane used had a different configuration than one listed at check-in. That took a long time, but crew was experienced and calm and handled it."
Pros: "Premium economy seats - even the old ones that were on this flight - are still a better experience than economy but I didn't find the difference in price worth what was delivered."
Cons: "Service was scattered compared to the LHR > JFK leg. No "welcome aboard" drinks, staff seemed very distracted, frantic and a bit disorganised. Food was very disappointing and I'm pretty sure it gave me a sick stomach for 24 hours after."
Pros: "The special meal was horrible"
Cons: "As was another flight operated by American Airlines and the second flight connecting us. We were not on it. Still stuck in Orlando trying to get home when this took off. They closed the gate on us early in Orlando leaving us stuck with no way home. . This airline is shockingly bad. It will be avoided at all costs. Not really surprised as the flights with them to get there were very bad also. Go with a different airline. Always."
Pros: "The crew was very nice and accomodating given the delays and the change of planes"
Cons: "The plane was delayed an hour and a half. They had to change the gate twice. The worst part was the plane. The original plane had a problem and they replaced it with a tiny everyday commercial jet for a 7 hour flight. It was extremely uncomfortable and I felt like I got a bit robbed because of how expensive the flight was."
Cons: "It was a mess checking in"
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