Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from New York to Germany
Lufthansa, United Airlines and Air Canada have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from New York to Germany. Confirm policies on booking site.
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 10h 25m
The cheapest ticket to Germany from New York found in the last 72 hours was $223 one-way, and $300 round-trip. The most popular route is from New York to Berlin, and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $238.
Air Canada flies most frequently to Berlin from New York. In general, Lufthansa, United Airlines and Brussels Airlines fly the most to Germany.
Most visitors from New York need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Germany. All travelers aged 12 or over who are permitted to enter Germany must present a negative test result or proof of vaccination or recovery.
Entry is possible from: EU member states, States associated with Schengen (Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein), Other countries from which entry is possible in light of the epidemiological situation assessment by the EU.
Entry from any other country for any purpose is only possible for fully vaccinated people. For people not yet vaccinated, entry from other countries is only possible in exceptional cases and is conditional on there being an urgent need.
Please check with the BMI prior to your trip to find out what regulations apply specifically with regard to the country from which you plan to enter Germany.
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Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Germany.
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to Germany.
Current regulations for vaccinated travelers to Germany: most visitors from New York may enter Germany but may still need to provide proof of negative COVID test.
Masks: Required in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Bars: Open with restrictions
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "New aircraft and better management"
Pros: "leaving and arrival on time."
Cons: "No leg space in economy."
Cons: "I missed my connection. Which caused me to lose a critical day of work."
Pros: "Not bad"
Cons: "Total chaos during boarding..no organization"
Pros: "Everything went smoothly and comfortably. Enjoyed every moment"
Cons: "Screaming babies"
Pros: "Generally roomy and comfortable... smooth travels"
Cons: "Second leg of trip had no werking monitors. no WiFi on any flights...."
Pros: "All the staff was polit"
Cons: "No room"
Pros: "I like crue"
Cons: "3 days travel instead of 1 , WTF?????...."
Cons: "My lugged lost"
Pros: "Number of times served and staff was excellent."
Cons: "Had one entree option. Take it or leave it is the only choice."
Pros: "the staff was so polite and helpful thank you"
Pros: "Ozan was a perfect attendant. Always asked us how we were and helped us when we needed anything."
Cons: "No vegan or even vegetarian meals. Very disappointing"
Cons: "Could not order my special meal in advance, because of turkish airlines website problems, and ended up fasting"
Pros: "Wi-Fi should be free on thec plane"
Cons: "The song selections was inadequate. Need more Nigerian hip pop songs"
Cons: "I t would have been much better to have a faster check in process"
Pros: "Price, Price, Price"
Cons: "Keep going KAyak"
Cons: "It was very hot on the plane."
Cons: "The last minute gate change--"
Cons: "The delay"
Pros: "all in all !!!!"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Clean and computable plane, very good meals and quick handling for departure"
Cons: "Nothing !"
Pros: "20 min delay. Boarding took too much time"
Cons: "Most concerning aspect is security. Very unlikely that I will choose Turkish airlines in the future"
Pros: "Definitely would recommend Turkish airline Great experience overall"
Cons: "See above"
Pros: "TK is terribte during the Turkey coup attempt"
Cons: "3 hour late"
Pros: "Wifi when I get to turkey, without needing a fan sim"
Pros: "They didn't want to go to work today. And it's your fault. So they will punish you."
Pros: "Was lucky to be upgraded to Business and enjoyed the premium service and convenience . Being upgraded from time to time is the reward for loyalty and I appreciate the recognition"
Pros: "Everything was excellent."
Pros: "Sitting was small"
Pros: "Thank u very much!!!"
Pros: "Turkish airline excellent"
Cons: "Because of delay they left me to sleep on the airport in Istanbul. I am pregnant and nobody didn't wanted to help me at transfer desk. Last time in my life with Turkish Airlines."
Cons: "old plane . . . showing wear and tear. no wifi"
Pros: "Always on time....no delays."
Pros: "Quiet trip"
Pros: "EVERYTHING EXCEPT FOR BEING CRAMPED IN MY SEAT."
Cons: "foot and smile face"
Cons: "Never returned my money when the flight was canceled"
Pros: "Lufthansa is an airline that prides itself on timeliness and service. The boarding procedure was very good, food was very good and service was excellent. I have flown with Lufthansa before and they always prove to me that I’ve made the right choice booking with them!"
Cons: "The weather, we hit some turbulence which is beyond the Captains control. Seatbelt sign came right on and even with that we still landed about 20 minutes early in Frankfurt"
Pros: "Good enough."
Cons: "Better, cleaner seats. Poor movie selection and nott to mention terrible food."
Pros: "The crew was good and the food from Frankfurt to Abuja was good"
Cons: "The layover time was extremely too long and would even be longer during my return"
Pros: "The large amount of entertainment to choose from was very nice."
Cons: "Timeliness and comfort in seats could be better."
Cons: "The Soviet Union wants its airline back. This was perhaps the RUDEST airline experience I've ever experienced. I was at Frankfurt (FRA) airport waiting to board Air Moldova Flight 864 to Chisinau (KIV). Due to a delay caused by Frankfurt security (and no fault of my own), I was delayed in reaching the gate. Since it was past my boarding time, I grabbed my bags from the conveyor belt once past security without having time to repack. I arrived at the gate and the extremely rude Air Moldova gate agent on duty yelled at me and demanded that I give her my boarding pass. When I told her I needed to pack, she yelled that there was “no time for that”. When I searched for my pass, she again yelled and said “NOW!”. When I told her that it was not my fault that I arrived late since there was a delay at security, she said “Not my problem!”. After she checked my boarding pass, I tried to repack and she again yelled “There is no time. Go to the bus NOW!” I once again told her that it was not my fault I got delayed and she again yelled “NOT MY PROBLEM”. In addition to rude employees, the airline is clearly in violation of safety regulations. The safety card in the back seat pocket was written in ARMENIAN – and Armenian only, thanks to the plane having been leased and Air Moldova not appropriately changing the safety cards. How did they expect people who read Romanian or Russian (the local languages) or English to understand it! On top of that, the plane was easily 20 years old or more and dirty. If they can't even keep a plane clean or have the appropriate safety cards, what else are they not maintaining. Do not fly this terrible airline!"
Cons: "Great airline"
Cons: "Tight seating"
Pros: "Plane and service was excellent"
Pros: "Friendly staff!!!"
Cons: "All good!!"
Pros: "Review for Eurowings"
Pros: "The incrediblesmoothness of the flight: the lane to Frankfortwas a dream plane, and the pilots are to be congratulated."
Pros: "The flight was smooth and the flight attendants were very polite and helpful. It was a great experience"
Cons: "The bathroom was a bit smelly"
Cons: "Late noisy too many children slow boarding"
Cons: "Very hot throughout the entire flight."
Cons: "Flight was delayed."
Pros: "The crew was very friendly."
Cons: "1. There was no beverage service before the meal - that's new to me (travelled 4x around the globe, mostly with LH 2. It took 3 people to open the meal seal with the plastic knife ... 3. You need a written contact with your neighbor about the foot placement - space is so narrow, you need to take turns if you would like to come off the plane without back injuries 4. New custom: serve coffee AFTER breakfast 5. Nobody walked around with water or juice between the meals - you had to wake your neighbor since climbing over someone is no longer possible [either] 6. If you have 2 beverages on your tray and your neighbor needs to get out, you need a third person to assist (impossible to get out of your seat with 2 beverages in your hands (we tried it!) - just too narrow (even for a European Teenager) 7. It was not clearly visible who boards where. An Economy couple standing patiently in line at the Wong boarding line was sent back to the end of the long economy line - although NOBODY was in the business line"
Pros: "Flight on time and excellent service."
Cons: "Food was not great."
Pros: "Wasn’t Lufthansa, was Singapore Airline from Ny to Frankfurt.Was excellent definitely."
Pros: "The plane, entertainment and crew (except for the one flight attendant who seemed to think she was too good for the job). The personal at the airport were very helpful."
Cons: "A flight attendant was impatient with children, cranky and rude. Other members of the crew were very friendly and let my son check the second floor and cockpit. There was only one choose of main course."
Pros: "I said everything in another evaluation"
Pros: "It could be better, the flight attendance one of them was overwhelmed and I could feel her attitude, although she made an accidental movement on my foot she never apologized. And her eye contact was very aggressive as if she would use words. I tried to save the moment, and avoided all further interactions. Not even to look at her, or accept even a single glass of water. She did past through my area and again she was stocked with her cart, and she thought is was my foot again. When she realized that this time was not my foot, (which in the first time it was and she kicked my knee with the speed of her movement and I was not aware to save the moment) nevertheless, the second time and for the rest of my trip I was so careful that it did not happen again. But it happened one more time, but not with my foot. although she thought it was me. She looked at me again with a very bitter-eye but when she realized that the problem was not me she looked at another way acting as if she didnot understand what was going through her mind or my mind."
Cons: "The attidute is what I try not to get involved. I am on the air, traveling, and I don't like to experience any negative feelings from no one. I am consciously aware not to give any reasons for any form of unacceptable behaviors either with or without evidence. I WILL NOT EVER AGAIN, travel with LUFTHANSA just because of the way they treated me in my case which I travel always with my emotional pet, and this time they gave me a hardship and I had to travel without Logan. and additionally to this, I had to accept that flight attendance wordless aggressive behavior. Which in my opinion, I believe she could say I am sorry, and not looking at me as her worse enemy. Madness. She honestly needs a psychological evaluation."
Cons: "No room for my knees."
Pros: "Lufthansa airlines never fails to provide excellent service."
Pros: "Fight attendants' courtesy"
Pros: "Munich airport is great."
Cons: "Flight was delayed. Mess in JFK airport"
Pros: "Efficiency and level of care, quality of food and drinks, not to mention the entertainment on Lufthansa Airlines!"
Cons: "Nothing to write here, whole experience was excellent!"
Pros: "service crew"
Cons: "Needed more option in sports. Specifically Cricket"
Pros: "Lufthansa is amazing!"
Pros: "2 hours delayed in Munich"
Pros: "Service, entertainment, flight"
Cons: "The food was not tasty at all"
Pros: "The service and the air hostess were very nice and kind"
Cons: "The chairs are not comfortable at all :("
Pros: "Appreciated pillow, blanket and headphones on each seat. Served edible dinner on a 10 pm flight."
Cons: "Movie selection was subpar."
Pros: "Good things: 1. The boarding process is very great. The staff doing check-in is very professional. 2. Food on the plane is good, I choose beef stack."
Cons: "Things I don't like: 1. My seat was the 1st-row aisle seat. OMG, the seat is extremely small, my legs were very very uncomfortable. I would rather sit another regular seat instead of the 1st-row aisle seat. Usually, I sleep on the plane during whole flight, but this time I could not sleep at all. 2. There was a curtain which separates the business class and economic class. As the 1st point, my seat was the 1st-row aisle seat, so the curtain hit me every time the crew went through the curtain, which is extremely annoying. 3. The Entertainment screen is so difficult to use, either hard to touch or so slow."
Pros: "Everybody was very courteous and tried to accommodate us and our baby!"
Pros: "Terrific staff, efficient process"
Cons: "Bathrooms weren't working"
Cons: "We never flew out !! We're still at the airport! Please help us! We have to be in Spain by Saturday"
Pros: "The stewards did their jobs well."
Cons: "Our departure was severely delayed due to airport and aircraft crew errors. This meant that I missed my connecting flight in Munich, had to endure an extended lay over, board an extra flight to Budapest and endure an even more unbearable lay over there before being able to reach my final destination in Athens. I paid for a one-stop flight and have ended up having to endure a two-stop flight with extended lay overs. I feel completely cheated out of my money and overall have had a terrible experience."
Pros: "Handling crew was great . Seat was comfortable!!! Meal was very good and tasty"
Pros: "I had a very short (perfect timing) stopover on my way to Bucharest."
Cons: "Dirty plane, apparently not cleaned from the previous flight, since there were crumbs everywhere on the floor.... Unfriendly crew, non accommodating, not helpful, or not even following on questions/ requests from passengers. I don't expect a luxurious meal for an economy class ticket, but the food could have been better ( and it is - with other airlines). Some fresher bread - and more eatable - would have been very good. The movie selection was poor - only old, badly rated movies. I know it can be way better than this - with other airlines. Overall I was unpleasantly surprised - very surprised."
Pros: "All. Excellent experience."
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Everything was excellent except breakfast from joke to Fra"
Cons: "Breakfast one choice including ham which unrespect to Muslims"
Cons: "My son Adam is in Mekele Ethiopia having flown most of his journey with Lufthansa. For two days now, his luggage with his nebulizer and asthma medications has gone missing and not ONE person at Lufthansa is willing to help on their end. Since his last leg was with Ethiopian Airlines, Lufthansa is unwilling to help in any fashion or form in helping to track the luggage that flew with them over two flights. They DENY they have any responsibility to help because it's not their "policy." They wouldn't even look into their computers to see where the luggage was last seen. I am so angry that "policy" is more important to Lufthansa than actual human caring about their passengers."
Pros: "The staff at check in was very helpful!! Great service!"
Cons: "You need to pay $35 per seat to reserve."
Pros: "The crew was personable"
Cons: "Not enough recent television"
Pros: "Was on time! Not croweded!"
Pros: "Hi enjoy the trip"
Cons: "No complaints"
Cons: "Had to wait for substitute crew, and they had a bad attitude. Crew could be heard complaining as they sat in rear."
Pros: "Smooth flying"
Cons: "Choice of movies"
Pros: "Food and entertainment is good"
Cons: "They had hidden checked bag fees. Their website says flights from the US get a free checked bag. The checkout charged me $60 to check a bag, when I looked on my reservation it says it’s $55 and when I called customer service they said they charge $100 to check 1 bag less than 20kg for an international flight"
Pros: "it was just okay. nothing spectacular."
Cons: "my luggage was misplaced and I didnt have it for 3 days."
Pros: "A330 throne seat (2A) is nice and private."
Cons: "Flight attendant in business class was quite terse and rude."
Pros: ".My flight left on time ,smooth landing and the cabin temperature seemed more normal than the usual cold interior. Cabin crew were friendly and helpful from JFK to Helsinki and Helsinki back to JFK . Overall a good airline but far from premium."
Pros: "The cabin crew were veey vwey friendly and nice to the passengers."
Cons: "The entertainment system was little outdated( ie. lacks HD screens) and the seats were uncomfortable for night flights."
Pros: "Actually had an empty seat next to me on the flight... That never happens anymore..."
Cons: "Nothing it was an enjoyable flight all the way around..."
Pros: "It was comfortable and smooth."
Cons: "It was all good."
Pros: "The shortest flight time between NYC and St. Petersburg Russia. Good connecting time, smooth transition in Helsinki."
Cons: "I have never used this airline before and as it was highly rated, I was glad to give it a try. The seats were crammed together very tightly, even for me, a short person! So, the flight was uncomfortable. Then the food was poor. The selection of films was uninspired. The service was indifferent, disinterested, ungenerous. There was something meager, miserly in the whole experience. They are obviously maximizing profits at the expense of the customer, who seems totally disregarded. I would not choose this airline again!"
Pros: "Airplane was nice."
Cons: "I paid $90 for economy comfort for my flight and did not get an economy comfort seat. I am very disappointed with Finnair in this. They will not refund my money at the airport and now I need to go through their home office for a refund. It was bad enough not having any extra leg room on a red eye when you are over 6 feet tall but now I have to jump through hoops to get my money back."
Cons: "Choice of movies"
Pros: "Selection of many movie choices"
Cons: "Late. Late. Always late !! Because there is always delay , missed connecting flight obviously never wait."
Cons: "Late change gate number. Automatic info-terminal can't read my boarding pass. Not possibility enter flight number ( AY6 - only digits, no letters) Please make WiFi low speed free. Please be atention: more than half passengers russian - there no any muvy russian audio or subtitle on TV Don't show fly with short (30min) transfering"
Pros: "Movie selection ok."
Cons: "Minimal coach legreeom even for an average-height passenger."
Cons: "Seats were too closely spaced. Like a coffin. Will probably not fly Finnair unless the price is next to nothing."
Pros: "Good movie selection"
Cons: "Only drinks with dinner, other airlines serve the whole time. Limited selection of drinks. Other airlines do not limit. Not enough leg room and I'm only 5'7. Seat in front leaned back to far."
Pros: "Arriving safe."
Cons: "We sat in the plane for 7.5 hours before moving. Airline provided no extra food though served what was meant to be breakfast before landing in the evening. Then they had not even coffee before actually landing. The vegetarian breakfast that was served in the evening had one dry pita bread with two slices of cucumbers and tomatoes, very lousy. Finnair has had that for years. If you order lacto-ovo meal, you get a vegan breakfast, a very low quality one. Why? I paid about $1500 for the flight and would like some service, too."
Cons: "There is no wi-fi There is no possibility to charge your mobile"
Pros: "It was comfortable and not too crowded"
Cons: "Usually, in the morning, a light breakfast is served. This time, there was none."
Cons: "30 min between flying"
Pros: "Felt captain on the original flight did everything he could"
Cons: "Boarded late, taxi' around for 3 and a half hours, deplaned as flight was canceled, waited 3 hours for next flight which was then cancelled. All understandable until the announced that the flight was reinstated only to be followed by an hour of the clerks unable to put people back on the flight which caused it to be cancelled. Sent to another airport except the free shuttle wasn't running, 50 dollar taxi ride later I got to sleep on the floor until the gates finally opened 5 hours later"
Cons: "After waiting around in the airport for almost 10 hours we were finally told the flight was cancelled and my direct flight turned into a taxi transfer and 3 flights with a day lost on my vacation. I was not offered any compensation however I heard some passengers were given $7 food vouchers to be spent only in a small convenience store that was the only store open."
Pros: "It was cancelled"
Cons: "It was cancelled"
Pros: "Usually a 7 hours flight is a torture for me, but with their outstanding service I didn't notice how time flew by.The flight attendants were providing us with all necessary information about next connections."
Pros: "Finnair is always a pleasure and Helsinki is an attractive and well-run airport."
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "Very cramped"
Pros: "Great plane Flight attendant Caroline fantastic"
Pros: "As always, BA did an excellent job with my evening flight from JFK to LHR. They were prompt, efficient and very helpful and although my flight was quite full, we left on time and had no issues in the air. I was very pleased with their service and especially as I paid such a low fare through Finn Air, I can't complain. This was a great option to utilise, rather than paying BA's more expensive fares. I would definitely go through this way again."
Pros: "The crew was awesome , the food, the capt. Was the best didn't feel take off or landing overall. Except for room in coach I give it a 9 out of 10"
Cons: "No room in coach"
Pros: "Everything was good ,plane was on time,food was good for Airline food and was clean."
Cons: "The crew was pleasant but they needed to smile more . Other than that everything was good."
Cons: "Need wifi to work. Highly dissapointed that BRITISH air doesn't have this feature. Most airlines do!!"
Pros: "Other than the fact that it's a direct flight from jfk to Helsinki, there's not much else to like about it"
Cons: "Even though we paid extra for comfort seats, the seats were extremely uncomfortable! Not just the lack of sufficient leg room (especially when the person in front reclined) but most importantly the quality of the cushions. They were like cardboard and extremely uncomfortable to sit on. We were not able to sleep at all due to the discomfort! Additionally, they lost my luggage. It has been more than 24 hrs since I landed and I still haven't heard anything from them as to where my luggage was, when I should expect it why it still hasn't been delivered. Overall, a terrible experience."
Cons: "Small uncomfortable airplane."
Pros: "American Airlines executive club checking and boarding is quite good in an always packed airport"
Cons: "Very old plane. Not a nice crew."
Pros: "I have a BA - Gold card- BA lounge was good."
Cons: "Comfort- Plans are Old, Entertainments is Worst. BAD BAD BAD."
Pros: "Head phone jack was not working in my seat."
Pros: "The crew members were very pleasant and attentive."
Cons: "The food was easily the worst I've ever had on an international flight and entertainment was virtually non-existent as the view from my "premium" bulkhead seat was obstructed by the overhead storage. This American Airways aircraft is in serious need of updating if it is to continue to be used as international transportation."
Pros: "Aircraft was so old.Paying $1,000 for that, when any other airline uses decent aircrafts, is just unacceptable."
Pros: "the crew was good and helpful. They should be paid more."
Cons: "ALL my print outs say FINNAIR, your asking about my FINNAIR flight, all says FINNAIR, so I go to the airport and wait 30 precious minutes at the FINNAIR counter to check in ( there was no self check in computers) only to be told Ah, you are not on FINNAIR, you are on American and must go to the American counter. I was given my itinerary back and rushed to American and began to self check in only to realize in the rush the woman had not given me back my passport. So, I rushed back to get it, loosing more time, only to find she had given it to another agent at another American counter but not at the check in area, and it took more time to find out who had my passport. I made my flight, but if ALL says FINNAIR, how am I supposed to know that I should instead be looking at fine print to discover which airline I am actually flying on and waste time!!!!!!! It should state CLEARLY that I need to check in at the American counter. In flight entertainment was really poor in comparison to other airlines on international flights."
Pros: "I had tsa which started the trip in a wonderful way! On time. Captain seemed nice and competent. The crew nice too."
Cons: "I flew American not finnair. Very confusing. I paid 65$ for a better seat. It was further forward but not worth the money and the others around me I don't think they paid extra. No movies. Couldn't see the screen."
Pros: "The fare was the best I found and it got me home on short notice. Service and facilities were the same as other major airlines as the flight was operated by a code share partner. Online booking was smooth and painless."
Cons: "Nothing. I paid for economy and expect all the issues with flying economy. Finnair is in no way to fault for any issues on my flight."
Pros: "Seats ok. Crew is super. Drinks offered"
Cons: "Nothing, AF rocks"
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"
Cons: "Air France’s apathy towards its customers is shocking. Traveling with three children , our flight was delayed by 3hrs resulting us arriving in Paris after 1AM. With the airport shuttle(CDVAL) to our airport hotel closed, they offered no assistance despite of my request. Simply asked us to take a taxi (when all taxi stands are abandoned at 2AM). Beware if traveling with family."
Pros: "Crew was great but at the airport they had us weight our carry on and then made us check it for 90 euro."
Cons: "I dint like the way you guys sold me the tickets with only one bag to check in with when I went to the airport I’ve got to pay 58 pounds extra I was not happy with you guys so next time you have to tell your customers before they buy the tickets that’ it’s one bag check"
Pros: "Nice and attentive crew."
Cons: "Seats not comfortable in premier economy."
Cons: "We didn’t travel to Detroit... we were re-routed 3 times and our luggage is lost, some really helpful ppl along the way (thankfully) and some really crummy ppl too... no in between... still not to our destination"
Pros: "The crew did its best to make up for the fact that the special meal I ordered was inedible."
Cons: "See previous"
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"
Pros: "The entertainment options were great."
Cons: "Seats are so cramped. I'm 5'3" and could use either arm rest because both people on either side spilled into my seat."
Pros: "The crew was very helpful in all respects."
Cons: "Not getting everyone standing in line to board one hour and 10 minutes before scheduled departure."
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: "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 cue lines per zone are the most brilliant idea!"
Cons: "After boarding began there was a backup after the gate en route to the plane. No explanation. The plane left an hour later than scheduled but seemed to arrive close to scheduled time."
Cons: "Lost my luggage."
Cons: "The flight delayed for 2xhours from Paris to Cincinnati"
Cons: "The food was mediocre. Flying La Compagnie in the past was a much better food experience."
Pros: "Fantastic Crew!"
Cons: "Seats are comfortable but tight."
Cons: "Better in flight entertainment"
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"
Pros: "The crew was very careful"
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)."
Cons: "Air France delayed our JFK to CDG flight. That caused us to miss our connection flight afterwards from CDG to MUC. We got a later flight luckily but one of our bags got lost and is still currently lost!!!"
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: "My luggage was lost in Paris. Now I need to wait still."
Cons: "I didn’t have time to make it through customs. Missed my flight"
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "Did not seat together passengers, although booked and checked in at the same time."
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: "Great food (Economy class). Good Service"
Cons: "Not enough bathrooms on Economy class area due to aircraft design."
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 !"
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: "The cabin crew was very good!"
Cons: "The economy premium seats are very uncomfortable"
Pros: "Flight was smooth"
Pros: "Plenty of seat space"
Cons: "In flight entertainment and call button was broken ... crew never passes to ask if you’d like water."
Pros: "Very poor sound quality on the earphones. Made it very difficult to watch a movie and almost impossible to listen to music."
Pros: "The crew was Nice onboard But in the AirPort No Good at all.."
Cons: "People in CDG AirPort Seen so Rude or stressfull, Well also a flight almost 3 hours with out entreteiment .. boring .."
Pros: "The seats are spacious. They give you great amenities such as a toothbrush, etc. The crew was very nice. The food was also superb for airplane food."
Cons: "The check in process was terrible at SFO. We all felt like cattle being herded on. It was such a mess. The seats are surprisingly uncomfortable in premium economy. The headrest is not conducive to sleeping."
Cons: "only there were del;ay at JFK"
Cons: "They lost my luggage"
Pros: "Crew and boarding, not much else to talk about. Late for take off, but made it on time"
Cons: "Late leaving and arriving."
Cons: "We were rebooked, which understandably happens for any number of reasons. However, we were not informed or asked about our preference until our luggage was checked through! The staff especially in Chicago where we began this awful experience couldn't care less about our situation. Then AIr France lost our luggage and provided no help in locating them. We had to rely on folks who had friends working in Zagreb Airport to locate them. Air France is incompetent, insensitive and unprofessional. If you have an important trip avoid Air France - they treat you like captives not customers."
Cons: "My regular sized carry on was supposedly too large and had to be checked. I was not prepared for this as it has never happened on another flight"
Pros: "Flights arrived on time"
Cons: "Lousy crew at checkin gate, and on plane, they try and charge you for everything"
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "There were not free snacks"
Cons: "I had to pay for my check in bag extra, which was not clear in the booking process. Very misleading!"
Pros: "the seat was comfortable"
Cons: "the food"
Pros: "the seat was comfortable"
Cons: "the food"
Cons: "Economy seats are uncomfortable"
Pros: "The seat were excellent and comfortable."
Cons: "The automat check In was off because of over booking. Because of that We had to go into the cue with our skies and luggage."
Pros: "Iceairline has been delayed from Newark , can’t catch the connection flight from Reykjavik to Frankfurt at same day , ponsdond to next day flight ."
Cons: "The boarding process was not very organized."
Pros: "I liked the movie options."
Cons: "I don’t understand how you can be on a flight for 5 hrs and all they give you is water!!!! The seats were beyond painful and the space was so cramped. There was no sleeping on this red eye. Plane noise was extremely loud and we were not by the wing. Our flight was delayed and they didn’t say a thing until it was past the time to board!!! Really?!? No apologies for it either. This is the worst flight I have ever been on. Dread getting in this flight to go home."
Pros: "Absolutely nothing"
Cons: "I needed to cancel my trip due to a work event being postponed. I tried to reach IcelandAir to do this as I needed proof of cancelled flights so I could submit to my trip cancellation insurance to get ticket price refunded. I tried contacting IcelandAir for well over 3 weeks, calling (sometimes on hold for hours before finally being cut off), numerous emails (that went unanswered), messaging on FB, I even opened a Twitter account to try to reach them through there- NOTHING! The flight was supposed to be taken last night- I received a FB message this MORNING apologizing for the delay, and informing me I needed to contact another party- I'm beyond blown away at the lack of professionalism and inability to answer a simple request, which was to cancel my flights BEFORE they were scheduled to depart."
Pros: "It was vegetarian. Very tasty, although the lentils were a little dry."
Cons: "The salad had a bit of grit in it! I think it was probably the lettuce that wasn’t thoroughly washed. Otherwise fine."
Pros: "Legroom is above average, but at expense of seat comfort. Food is good but expensive. Crews were attentious and courteous, but not a strong differential from other airlines. Entertainment was good and easy to access."
Cons: "Boarding in all of our 4 flights was chaotic and a combination of lack of organization from Icelandair and discipline from passengers. Space for boarding is scarce and confined. And when they call half of all passengers of a full 757 or 767 to board at the same time... the law of the jungle is stablished. Even with just a little more effort and organization from the airline it would be possible to make this a better experience for all passengers. Be aware of what you are told when you buy your tickets. They sold economy tickets to us and then charged a lot for bags telling us our tickets were economy light, even with their own receipts or tickets not mentioning anything about light on them."
Pros: "Everything about the flight!"
Cons: "That food cost $$"
Cons: "The pilots was great, but the baggage was partially lost and we had to wait an hour while they found the rest and loaded it. For that hour, the airport positioned another jet with its engines firing into our air intake, so we spent the whole time coughing in fuel fumes. The crew had forgotten to put blankets out for about 1/3 of the plane on the overnight flight and didn't have enough to go around when the mistake was pointed out to them. Also, the check-in kiosks and web check-in were both faulty, so the desk assistants were overworked. Overall, the service was well intentioned, but inept. Not worth the cheaper ticket price."
Pros: "The free onboard entertainment was a welcome surpsise"
Cons: "The airline was late and every passenger missed their connecting flights. I had to wait another day and now that flight is delayed"
Pros: "Literally nothing"
Cons: "The seat was uncomfortable, the service was slow, both my flights (Newark to Reykjavik and Reykjavik to Heathrow) were delayed and the flight staff was incredibly poor about providing us updates not to mention any accuracy with the timing. Overall, my experience with Icelandic Air was so bad I will never fly with them again."
Cons: "We had an 8 hour delay and only learned of the delay when we arrived at the airport."
Pros: "The movie selection was good, but u had to buy the headphone wich was disappointing"
Cons: "Really? Not even a snack on a 6 hour flight?"
Pros: "Mobile phone chargers"
Cons: "No food, seats uncomfortable and flight 3 hrs delayed"
Cons: "Ridiculous delay made me lose my connection. Few alternative options to be rebooked."
Cons: "I recently was scheduled to fly out of Newark, NJ on Friday 10/20 but unfortunately there was an issue with my documentation. The airline support staff mistakenly tagged me as a no show however, I had been in contact with both the 3rd party vendor and the airline explaining my situation. I watched my 3 friends board a plan with no idea if I would get to go to Iceland, it was the weekend and no embassy was open to address what may have happened with my documentation. No one could tell me if I would be able to get on another flight and join my friends nor if I would be refunded, I was simply put on a no show list and bounced between several customer support representatives. I am very upset that the situation occurred"
Pros: "Flight was on time! Very helpful and courteous at the counter in assigning our seats!"
Cons: "Seats in Emergency Exit can't recline!"
Pros: "Personal tvs"
Cons: "Nothing really"
Cons: "had about 15 minutes to get through customs"
Cons: "The choice of food to buy onboard is quiet limited for a long flight and the choice of movies is from the 90's"
Pros: "Video players were good"
Cons: "Smallest seat I've ever seen, no leg room, no food, the ticket person weighed carry Oma and made me check a small bag because it weighed 22 lbs. of course bag and contents arrived smashed. Cheap flight but I will keep this experience in mind on my return trip"
Pros: "This was fantastic! The crew was very professional and friendly."
Pros: "Our flight was delayed and our layover time was only 1 hour but our connecting flight was held ."
Cons: "No food service!"
Pros: "Price and stated arrival times."
Cons: "Flight from Newark was delayed an hour. Was assured in Newark would make connection. Arriving in Reykjavik all go through customs. We missed flight. Now we are in town for 16 hours and are flying to Sweden with an hour layover then to Geneva. Have bee assured there is plenty of time to make the connection. Let's just say I am skeptical."
Pros: "The seating is certainly bigger than economy domestic flights."
Cons: "No snacks given"
Pros: "Nice variety of movies and TV shows."
Cons: "Wifi isn't free. No snacks."
Pros: "crew was pleasant"
Cons: "lack of free snacks other than soda"
Pros: "I felt there was more leg room than on US carriers."
Cons: "Boarding seemed to take an abnormally long time. The baggage from the Washington flight was not transferred to the Munich flight, which left me without a change of clothes and other necessities."
Pros: "nothing to like"
Cons: "No food included, overpriced euro junk on menu, asked for sugar - received another coffee, little legroom, lousy entertainment"
Pros: "Organized boarding from rear first Customer service"
Cons: "Seats uncomfortable"
Pros: "Comfortable seat and flight"
Pros: "Nice flight attendants"
Cons: "Boarding was 20 minutes late. Left late, arrived late."
Pros: "It was on time and the ticket agents were very helpful."
Cons: "The seats are extremely uncomfortable and the entertainment options were limited. The sound wasn't working for my headphones so it was a long, quiet, butt-numbing trip."
Pros: "Connection waited for us even though our flight was about an hour late!"
Pros: "Was on a plane for 5 hours with no meal or snack All other airlines I have on offer at least one if not more'"
Pros: "Boarding was smooth"
Cons: "We could not confirm seats online before flight, and had difficulties with unhelpful staff checking in at Newark. She was able to get us seats together (2 couples), but ignored our request not to be in an exit row. Seat would not recline."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "It seems to me it would have been much more efficient if the crew had 1. anniunced that boarding would begin, 2. called. All of the passengers with special needs and priviledges up to board first, 3. continued to board the rest of the passengers from back to front. As it was, it was just a long unorganized line. Perhaps the late start would have been prevented, or at least shortened by a more efficient boarding procedure."
Cons: "Seats are very small and no head phones provided. Telephone assistance was excellent and courteous staff at both airports."
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