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Average price round-trip

$1,156(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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$789or less

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$646or less

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Top 5 airlines serving from Osaka to California

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.7
Japan Airlines
Overall score based on 4,488 reviews
8.9
Boarding
8.6
Comfort
9.0
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.4
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "The coach seats were larger than those on domestic flights. The window glass was dimmable for ideal lighting."
Cons: "The arm rests did not go up all the way. This made it difficult to maximize comfort with my wife."

Cons: "Seat cushion could use more cushioning. Larger portions of drinks served"

Cons: "Good space with large seats. Good food and service."

Cons: "Good"

Cons: "Had serious and consistent blockage to receive seat assignment from AAirlines. Round trip ticket with JAL but they code shared lax to tokyo with AA. Later AA refused to let me change THEIR seat assignment (3 scattered middle seats in economy). unless I bought an upgrade. They also said tic"

Pros: "Good service"

Pros: "Seating and service"
Cons: "Flight to Haneda airport not Narita"

Pros: "the Level of service and the Japanese culture was evident at every moment of this flight. Our boarding process was delayed by almost an hour, and it felt like every 5-10 minutes we had an update as to what was going on and why, then passports were checked early, and service was top notch."
Cons: "In my perfect world, we would have updates way in advance if there are mechanical or airport issues but that is a slim to none chance. That is about it. Everything else was amazing!"

Pros: "Service was excellent"
Cons: "Cabin and all associates accessories, seats and entertainment center needed replacement. Electrical outlets didn’t work. JAL retire that plane"

Pros: "Seats, movies, comfort"
Cons: "No vegetarian options"

Pros: "Friendly, clean. Great movie selection."
Cons: "I wasn't allowed to reserve a seat - apparently they don't allow Kayak customers to reserve seats now. I was forced into a middle seat and was uncomfortable and dehydrated the majority of the trip. Nice girl at baggage check said she'd ask a manager to move me, and to let them know at the gate, but the people at the gate said no. I felt discriminated against because I didn't book through them and/or I'm not Japanese. They historically love to put mushrooms in their food, like a fetish. This left me with one choice for the entree - some version of oyakodon - eggs and chicken. In my box there were two enormous chunks of fat/skin and another unidentifiable part of the chicken, and about the amount of edible chicken as 1 1/2 nuggets from Chick-Fil-A. There was more lotus root than chicken, so basically I had a box of rice and scrambled eggs with garnish. For the second meal, it was the Yoshinoya gyudon - a small serving of thinly sliced beef with rice. If I bought this fresh at a Yoshinoya restaurant, it would cost about $3. It's the rough equivalent of serving you a McDouble - cheap and filling and a coin toss if you get stomach pains. I lost that coin toss. Unless there is a big fare difference or I find out that their reserved seat policies are changed, I will choose ANA or another carrier. I used to enjoy JAL, but I cannot abide by idiotic decisions that seemed designed to punish people for using 3rd-party booking sites or who are not Japanese."

Pros: "Food was acceptable. Stewardess very helpful"
Cons: "On a long flight it is good to have a good movie. Selection very bad. Seats r not comfortable seat turns into bed but lower part is too low. Poor design. Food not very good"

Pros: "Service and Entertainment were great. Lots of legroom is great."
Cons: "There are no air vents per seat so on the whole I was very hot and uncomfortable during the flight. One other detail: this is not Japan Airlines fault, but at LAX we had to sit on the runway for an hour because there was some confusion about the parking space for the plane. After a nine hour flight, to sit and wait for another hour was very uncool."

Pros: "On time Cleanliness"
Cons: "The food for people with special needs is horrible Most of the staff has poor communication in English on international flights"

Pros: "Thier food tasted excellent!"
Cons: "Wish there was a vegetarian option too."

Pros: "Flight was half full so was able to take aisle seat."
Cons: "Fight attendant service was poor. Even getting water for meal, the attendant 'forgets' to bring it."

Pros: "Everything. Was just outstanding."
Cons: "No complaints"

Pros: "Great service and terrific vegan meals served. Facilities were clean and personnel were very helpful and provided terrific service to the passengers."

Cons: "turbuance"

Pros: "Entertainment options were good"
Cons: "Food was mediocre and long waits for restroom"

Pros: "the staff"

Pros: "The food was good. Seats were as comfortable as any flight is."
Cons: "There were no diet soft drinks available on the flight."

Pros: "As usual A1 service all the way!"

Pros: "There was more leg room than most airlines, friendly staff, and good movies and food selection."

Cons: "Seat was too hard"

Pros: "I love flying jal"
Cons: "It's not so much the flight as it was the plane, the 787 seats recline too much for the limited legroom you get so if the person I front of you reclines all the way you will ride with there seat in your knees the whole way"

Cons: "The father next to me that spilled two drinks on me. I didn't even get an apology. Beyond sold out plane too..."

Pros: "Everything was perfect! Thank you for a great experience!"

Pros: "I am all right for travelling by Japan airlines this trips to Taipei. My hometown."

Pros: "Arrived on time"
Cons: "Slow check in at the airport"

Pros: "Everything! JAL employees go above and beyond to deliver perfect customer service with a genuine smile."
Cons: "Nothing! No complaints here"

Pros: "Asian vegetarian meal"
Cons: "limited rest room facilities"

Pros: "Food"

Pros: "Food was great, plenty of room, lots of movies"

Pros: "Seats were comfortable and plenty of leg room. Food is much better than US airlines and so as the service! Will fly JAL from now on."

Pros: "excellent foods and services, spacious seats, crews speak english, flight is landing is smooth"
Cons: "seats need a bit more padding"

Pros: "JAL ' service is nice."
Cons: "I didn't like MSG in food."

Pros: "The service was excellent and the food was awesome as always!"
Cons: "N/A"

Cons: "Very long lines at the security gate at Itami. Difficult web check in."

Pros: "The stewardesses were wonderful-kind, considerate and hardworking. They gave us constant attention offering drinks. I would love to travel with them again!"
Cons: "Nothing- I'd fly with them anytime."

Pros: "Service with a smile goes even longer for long flights. Excellent service throughout the flight. Loved the feeling of spaciousness, even in Economy. Great sleep as a result."
Cons: "Number of movies available in Entertainment was limited, especially compared to competitors like Singapore Airlines. Ran out of good choices on a long flight."

Pros: "The good: The food was tasty given we were on an airplane. Better entertainment selection than my AA flight to Japan. I prefer the 3-3-3 seat layout to the 2-5-2 because even though I had a middle seat there was only one person to get past in either direction."
Cons: "The bad: The plane was warm. I understand some people get cold, but since blankets are provided I would much prefer a colder plan than a warmer one. The warmth made it hard to sleep, which is a big problem on an overnight flight. JAL does not provide individual air vents to passengers seated where I was. I understand the reason for this, but I wish there was some way to get more comfortable. The seats were standard airline economy seats, roomy enough and with enough legroom for my sub-6-foot frame, but not the most comfortable."

Pros: "Best R/T I have had, service to food to cleanliness."

Cons: "too little legroom seating is designed shorter legged Japanese"

Pros: "SERVICE was amazing and everything was very smooth"

Pros: "Apex suite offers plenty of privacy in business class though fewer stowage areas and generally less room to move about than reverse herringbone seats."
Cons: "JAL entertainment system had comparably fewer movie choices vs. many other airlines including American, United, and Delta. Surprising that Studio Cathay actually featured more Japanese films than the JAL Magic V system."

Pros: "Amazingly polite, smiling happy people. Respectful, it actually makes your day to deal with employees like this."
Cons: "Nothing. Was great."

Pros: "Great movie selection, food was decent, good beverage service, good temperature in the cabin, good leg room"

Pros: "Clean and comfortable."
Cons: "Vegetarian Food, inflight entertainment was horrible. Even the air hostess approach Was unexpect from JAL. If it was any American carrier it's expected to have such service."

Cons: "Selecting seats online"

Pros: "The plane was ghetto and old and there was only one tiny restroom for the entire economy class."
Cons: "A newer plane with more restrooms would be great."

Cons: "Mid night snack can be improved, it’s too small a portion."

Cons: "Five delays and three gate changes are not cool"

Pros: "Great"
Cons: "Great"

Pros: "Seating was fine"
Cons: "If flight cost less lol"

Cons: "my original connection time or lay by was reduced to 50min. Didn’t get an express passage through security check point and my gate on this fateful day was 58A the furthest away after security check - so a long run for me and just made it to the queue 10min to flight"

Cons: "Seat cushion could have been softer"

Pros: "The entertainment options were great, the food was great, the staff was friendly and helpful."
Cons: "It took a while for them to serve the first meal and I don't know that there was a need for a second meal. I would have preferred to sleep."

Pros: "Never take it"

Pros: "Flight departed on time, landed on time....excellent service, too."
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "It was a quick flight, and as it left at night Japan time, I was able to actually sleep 7 hours or so of the full flight."

Pros: "All."

Pros: "Had the katsudon and it was great, love the little tapas dishes they include with it."
Cons: "Would have loved to get a hot towel and slippers. 787 got quite cold when sitting in the middle section. Didn’t seem to have any way to control it."

Pros: "Flight attendants were incredible!"

Cons: "Seats are almost impossible to sit comfortably for such a long flight. Not nearly enough legroom."

Pros: "Packed in like sardines with no ability to recline for a red eye flight of 10h was excruciating. Food was not good on this flight though the kids meal was a nice touch."
Cons: "Seats, food"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Everything the whole team was great."

Pros: "Meals were decent. Staff friendly. Had no problems and was able to sleep a bit."
Cons: "The economy seats on my plane were strange, they didn't really recline but rather the bottom part of the seat moves forward to make your body less vertical."

Pros: "very clean over a 9 hr flight , great seat and flight attendant"

Pros: "Staff is awesome"

Pros: "Been flying with ANA ever since I started living in Japan, and it has always been a pleasure. No complaints whatsoever."
Cons: "No problems."

Cons: "cancelled, hard to rebook flight, staff unhelpful, rebooked on worse flight. very bad experience."

Pros: "Staff very friendlym Flight was on time."
Cons: "There is not entertainment at the plane even though is a international flight in a not low cost airline. The space between seat is quite small."

Pros: "I enjoyed the hospitality and attention to detail."

Pros: "Staff are super kind."
Cons: "---"

Pros: "Staff are super kind."
Cons: "---"

Pros: "This was my first time flying ANA (LAX to Haneda and back) and I have to admit it was surprisingly great. I am a pretty tall guy and found the room for my feet in economy to be more than adequate even though i found myself in a middle seat both flights. The flight attendants were extremely attentive, even as my flights were both overnight/red-eyes. The selection of movies available at each seat was pretty good and included your standard Hollywood stuff along with a decent selection of Japanese film, television, and various documentaries. Whether or not subtitles are available for non-Japanese speakers for Japanese language media was kind of hit and miss (I actually did browse around quite a bit), but I was impressed nonetheless. I would warn some western based travelers that they may not find the food to be all that appetizing. I chose the Japanese style option both flights (rice, miso, salad, fish), however I know that had I had any of my family members along for the flight they would have gone with the international option and they probably wouldn't have enjoyed it all that much."

Pros: "The staff is very nice."
Cons: "The exonomy seats."

Pros: "Crews' performance was good."
Cons: "Full capacity ! Because of CODE SHARING ? = One Airplane for 2-Airline's Customers."

Cons: "The fact that my feet got very swollen (twice their normal size) due to the small space - that had the passenger to my right sleeping on top of my right side."

Cons: "Plane small and cramped didn’t like that we had to be shuttled to the plane not we had to pick up luggage from Narita to itami"

Pros: "Enough room for relax, I love this one"
Cons: "none"

Pros: "Enough room for relax"
Cons: "none"

Pros: "Comfort... enough room for relax"
Cons: "none"

Cons: "Touch screens were a bit glitchy. Was not able to adjust brightness, and volume kept readjusting by itself."

Pros: "Very nice flight attendants"
Cons: "Seats don't recline in economy section. Seat slides forward, but seat back is fixed. Very uncomfortable for 10 hour flight. Breakfast was very smelly"

Cons: "No individual air conditioning. Centralized AC got hot. Old plane 777 Once I got to lax, there were no guide on getting to domestic connecting flight (united). After getting pampered with awesome ANA service, you get slapped with horrible united customer service."

Pros: "Great service! Wonderful flight attendants, smooth flight and ice cream! Will always fly with ANA!"

Pros: "Very clean plane. Nice and comfortable. Staff was very friendly. Lots of leg room. The seat doesn't till back, but instead the seat slides forward. I wouldnt mind to fly again with ANA. Terrific entertainment system and movies."
Cons: "Minor thing is the headset, which doesn't provide the best sound, but it will do. Food options can improve"

Pros: "Good staff, good service, good entertainment"
Cons: "Although my partner and I bought our tickets together and booked them almost 9 months in advance, we were not seated together, which made the flight more difficult and uncomfortable."

Pros: "The flight attendants treat passengers as valued guests. The check-in clerk gave me an exit row with extra leg room without me requesting it and without charge. Average time that you need to be at security ahead of your domestic flight = 15 minutes! As with everything in Japan, flight left on time."
Cons: "The connection time of 1.5 hours with my flight to Canada was a bit short. I had time to get through security at Narita, find the right gate, visit the facilities, and buy a bottle of water and that's all."

Cons: "Hdhdhd"

Cons: "Queued up with other Star Gold etc. customers (they have 2 queues, one for Diamond and one for other statuses). There's a sign on a pole. People queue up, then they swivel the pole round so I'm in the wrong queue now. Try to move, lose place in queue, they swivel it back the way it was... Good airline but boarding especially for domestic is disorganised with poor signage etc."

Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "No food available only drinks"

Pros: "Was able to request a gluten-free meal for the flight"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Everything about my flight was wonderful. The staff was always extremely helpful and happy. The plane was new and comfortable. Meals were good. Flight was on time. Everything went as best as it could."

Cons: "Person sitting next me passenger wanted fight with me. She told me this is her space arm rest I can not use for over 9 hours. She smelled alcohol and perfume. which made very uncomfortable bad bad"

Pros: "I like the whole experience overall I would definitely Fly ANA again"
Cons: "I like the whole experience overall"

Pros: "I got to my destination on time with my luggage"
Cons: "Decent flight but not the seat that I wanted. Window seat without a window. Emergency exit seat which is supposed to have leg room but didn't because of emergency door. Taking some over the counter pain medication helped this and made the flight bearable. Fewer storage options."

Cons: "Great"

Pros: "Very professional."

Cons: "They did not ask me if I want food during the 12 hour flight. They just pass by me and did not give me food. The flight attendant could not speak English so they could not explain when I complained."

Cons: "Food"

Pros: "NO。"
Cons: "NO!"

Cons: "Seat changes should not change before asking"

Pros: "Check-in and boarding were convenient, overall in-flight experience was good and satisfying."
Cons: "Provide beverage/water more frequently during flight to keep passengers hydrated."

Pros: "Seat is very comfortable..."

Pros: "Perfect Landing."

Pros: "They helped me with assigning me to a roomy seat. I am 6' 4". Although I did not think to order a vegetarian option ahead of time they had extras. I would encourage all flights to stock a few extra for people like me who go through booking processes where it is not clear."

Pros: "I saw Sanrio, the character goods all over like pillows and meals, which was good for Sanrio lovers."

Cons: "One of my luggage was damaged when I was from LA to Taipei."

Pros: "Some were so nice with smiles all time"
Cons: "Some looked so cold that even wanna get you a tea and forget about it."

Cons: "The food doesn’t taste good"

Pros: "Hello Kitty theme plane"
Cons: "Food can be better"

Pros: "We got the exit row seating and I didn't even care I was in the middle. The service was great and they will provide you will all the amenities. Overall great experience!"

Pros: "Service was all good and friendly. Food was ehhh... I appreciate the veg. options, though!"
Cons: "Horrible turbulence. At least 15-20 minutes of straight non-stop hard shaking, with probably around 1 hour in total. Obviously, turbulence isn't fully controllable--but I wonder if a more experienced pilot would have navigated it differently."

Pros: "Service was neat Took of on time Good entertainment Barely felt the overseas flight"

Pros: "Comfortable seats with adequate room all around for economy seats. Crew was hard working and responded to whatever requested. Entertainment system was great, great selection of movies, music and games to keep me occupied for my 10 hour flight."
Cons: "Only negative would be the mediocre meals otherwise great flights, great experience."

Pros: "Punctual and comfortable flights. The lounge at KIX & TPE are both excellent."
Cons: "The quality of food on board needs to be improved. It is best to get a good meal in the lounge before boarding."

Pros: "Eva Air handle my check in luggage very well, extra helpful."
Cons: "Eva Air check in counter staff in Cebu, Philippines had a hard time with my Star Alliance Premier Gold status. They probably need more training with computers and dealing with Star Alliance members. They were very nice though, and apologetic for the inconvenience I had to go through."

Pros: "High quality entertainment, service. And food."
Cons: "The fact that they are very far away from any terminal at LAX, mean did you checked in a bag, you will have to wait a long time. I waited 1 hr for my bag to come out to the baggage carasel"

Pros: "Fairly standard flight, appart from the negatives. The video screens were top notch and made a big difference."
Cons: "The crew were very negligent in providing any water. You could get a drink during meal service, but they didn't come back around a single time for the remaineder of the 11 hour flight. My wife and I went to the back of the plane a couple of times to retrieve our own water. You couldn't depend on asking them for water either, as on two occasions they completely forgot about us. Very frustrating experience."

Cons: "movies are limited. Inbound and outbound flights have the same selections. So too little choices"

Pros: "food is ok. entertaiment need up grade."

Cons: "Food and entertainment selection"

Pros: "food and entertainment was great"
Cons: "someone puked Dx"

Pros: "same as above"

Pros: "I would take EVA air again!"

Cons: "Staff are rude doesnt know the words please, excuse and thank you. I will not recommend this airlines to my family and friends."

Pros: "Fast check in"
Cons: "Could not accommodate last minute request for vegetarian meal"

Pros: "Friendly staff"

Cons: "The sauce was old and make me sick."

Pros: "The screen that everyone has in front of them is large and has a lot of entertainment options. Lots of leg room! I had an economy ticket and was pleasantly surprised by how much leg room you get. I appreciated the warm blanket, pillow, and slippers. There are eye masks and toothbrushes available in the restrooms."
Cons: "The food was OK, it wasn't bad, but it definitely wasn't anything amazing. The staff was attentive and professional, but I don't know if it was just me, they seemed a bit "cold". No warm smiles. It's a small issue because they did a great job, no complaints with that."

Pros: "The staff were excellent. They were very attentive and professional. The food was also pretty good for plane food. The entertainment was good."

Pros: "the crew are very attentive, food was good. seats were better than most airlines. tv's were bigger than most airlines."

Pros: "The Crew was good but I think that they are not allowed to give any drinks, food or water or wine They need to improve their services"
Cons: "Food and drinks were not good at all and not enough They need to improve that"

Pros: "Food Entertainment had a great selection on one flight, not so good on the other Crew was very good on one flight, not so good on the other"

Cons: "The flight was cancelled. Eva did not send an additional plane. They excepts hundreds of people to go on standby waitlists for their one flight a day option to Taipei. All of which were full flights. They did not provide food vouchers or hotel vouchers. We were told to leave the airport and come back tomorrow with no solution. We had to rush the office and force them to get us on on other airlines to finally get home. If that didn't happen we would have been stuck in the airport for 5 days."

Pros: "Large selection of free movies"

Pros: "Comfortable."
Cons: "Kids should be provided with kids meals and served ahead of other passengers if possible. More choices of food would be better."

Pros: "The seating space was better than other airlines."
Cons: "I did not like their flight timing as it made us lose our day in arrivle and if they leave 5 hours sooner. It would have made a big difference. The food was mostly pork. I don't k ow of any other airline worldwide serive pork in their flight like this airlines. The food was unhealthily and discussing. The movie options was very limited too. Not sure how they were rated as one of the 10 top airlines."

Cons: "Need more choice in movies."

Pros: "Departed and arrived on time!"

Pros: "Nice crew"
Cons: "Seats small good vegetarian food not real great"

Pros: "Wonderful crew, excellent entertainment system, seats reasonably comfortable for economy class, food OK, a toilet I could actually stand up in. I had a tight connection in LAX, so they arranged for an "Express Connection" pass that was helpful. A EVA rep was waiting at the gate with a placard with my name on it to give me this pass. Nice touch."
Cons: "Nothing. Great flight."

Pros: "Clean bathrooms. The bathrooms also had supply's to freshen up which was great, state side airlines miss out on this amenity."
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats."

Cons: "Very clean toilets. Nothing I don't like."

Pros: "Flight crew was excellent."
Cons: "The food was awful. Not enough liquids were offered. I would definitely bring my own water. Entertainment options were limited for English language speakers."

Pros: "The staff was very nice and the schedule was pretty on point!"
Cons: "Too many overhead announcements!"

Pros: "On-time, Service, flight & Behavior, conduct."

Pros: "Great flight crew"
Cons: "Nothing, everything just right"

Pros: "Lots of entertainment options. Good leg room. Good food. Made a 16 hour flight about as tolerable as one can hope for."

Pros: "No"
Cons: "Seat was not comfortable. Push back was not working"

Pros: "everything! the A380 plane and the onboard entertainment and services was fantastic"

Pros: "Every aspect of travel was excellent, boarding, flight, crew services"
Cons: "None."

Cons: "I was overcharged for the fare. I was shown a fare for $627 n got charged $688.00. why?"

Pros: "Emirates crew knows how to manage the kids well and they have the right menu for kids, right entertainment"
Cons: "everything was mostly fine"

Pros: "Every things"

Cons: "Crew was rude."

Pros: "Spacious for the kid to walk"
Cons: "For this flight boarding was smooth as my previous flight was late and an Emirates employee ran us through security and to this flight on time. For the people reading this review who might think my kid would have been messy or cranky on the flight so we were treated this way, that was not the case, she not even cried once or made a mess. Same as my previous flight with crew, Crew were so late in responses, my wife actually walked to their place 2 times to get milk for the baby. Also she was not served food at all when they served breakfast. We requested Hindu meal and I was served hindu meal and she was missed and when they served lunch she was told she has not requested prior to the flight and can only be served a regular meal, which she gladly accepted. Kid was not served any food again, so we gave her solid from our meal. When we requested some food for the baby she was given a banana baby food(Kid did not even eat it). Taste of the food was edible(Not great). Overall do not fly emirates with a kid"

Pros: "The crew and my fruit platter."
Cons: "So many screaming babies. So many passsengers wanting a few upgrade. And a sick passenger that had to deplane resulting in delayed take off. The crew were saints- composed, polite, and embodied team spirit. So many screaming babies."

Cons: "Food did not meet the usually high standard associated with Emirates . The menu was bland and the main course was served cold."

Pros: "Food, entertainment choices"
Cons: "Despite premium price, seat selection was not available unless you pay extra; Family of 4 dispersed and given only middle seats except one aisle seat; But that seat couldn't recline. Complained and asked how A380 seat with 16+ hour flight wasn't reported earlier. Crew admitted there's a log about seat 63C (EK215 DXB-LAX Jan 7) but Airline chose to ignore it! Crew was apologetic but was offering me free drink (almost seemed like bribe). One of the checked bags torn when we collected it at LAX; Overall, pretty bad but most annoying is the fact that they nickel & dime for seat position and lot of families were spread all over (not just mine)."

Pros: "The service, the food and the comfort, as well as the entertainment are the best."
Cons: "Nothing."

Cons: "The layover from Karachi to Dubai is less than 2 hours. The flight from Karachi is always late n it makes me nervous that I might miss my flight for LA. It has happened to me before. You should maintain your punctuality in Karachi as well. Even the boarding process is extremely flawed, it is very frustrating. Plz maintain your reputation everywhere in the word!"

Pros: "The service was excellent and the crew tried to keep everyone comfortable. Food was good and great selection when it comes to entertainment."

Pros: "Food is terrible. Not what it used to be. Don't keep the bathrooms clean as they used to. Service just isn't as great as it used to be sadly. Entertainment is great tho!"

Pros: "Overal very comfortable and good service aboard plane."
Cons: "Sat on plan after boarding for an extended time before takeoff. I think it was a maintenance thing. It happens so no biggie. Table and magazine pocket needed cleaning from prior flights. Made me uneasy from a cleanliness point of view so they took a hit on comfort."

Cons: "Broke my bags."

Cons: "Wheel chair travellers not comfortable as they didnt find help and also have to wait for long time to get their turn"

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "- almost nothing - They arranged vegetarian food on demand."
Cons: "- Repetitive food - No one turned up when called for assistance. - late service"

Pros: "Not many passengers got to spread out"

Pros: "The entertainment is excellent- so many choices. I also really appreciated having a plug and a port in the house seat, I could keep my devices charged and feel free to use them as much as I liked. The attendants were friendly and helpful the entire flight."
Cons: "The food was not amazing, for a near 17 hour flight, I think 1 more snack would have been welcome. Also a personal bottle of water would have been great. I had to ask for water several times and I noticed lots of other passengers doing the same."

Pros: "Flight was comfortable"
Cons: "Not enough Veg food even though requested well in advance."

Pros: "I was fully satisfied"
Cons: "Onboard upgrades for one way was too expensive"

Pros: "Everyone was super friendly. I enjoyed that the plane was empty that we could all change our seats to be more comfortable."
Cons: "The walking to board my connecting flight was overwhelming, a lot of walking. Also, I understand the food isn't from a 5 star restaurant but the lamb I ate was over cooked and felt very rubbery. As the crew members went around aking if you want Tea or Coffee, I said I wanted coffee. The coffee was cold so I couldn't even drink it, i know I can ask for another one but I felt so disappointed that I'd rather have nothing. My monitor had lots of weird lines on them as the colors were so off on some areas and good on other areas."

Pros: "I like the legroom on Emirates."
Cons: "Nothing to dislike."

Pros: "Inflight service was good."
Cons: "Boarding was really poor. It need to be systematic. Lot of confusion and announcement was hard to hear."

Pros: "Wide selection of movies, TV shows and other entertainment. Food was decent. Crew was attentive enough."
Cons: "They did not have special meals that I ordered but the crew tried their best to make it up. But they had the same collection of movies both ways. My return flight was a month later. Entertainment set of was pretty good on their Boeing 777-300Er flight, but average on the A380-800. The 16 hour flight will not be pleasant for most. Why the toilets are so compact? I would pay extra for bit more room. This is a problem with all airlines. They allowed me to take a laptop and a hand baggage in LAX but forced me to check in the hand bag in Dubai. They pick random passengers for this. Irritating."

Pros: "The AC was leaking on the seat and the crew made. Me to sit on the wet seat during Landing!! and tons of cold water dripped on me during taxing making me sick"

Cons: "1. I had put in a request for vegetarian meals, but my request was ignored. At meal time, I was given a choice between chicken and lamb. I again asked for vegetarian, and was told they didn't have any. The white guy in the next row asked for the same, and it magically appeared. The attendant noticed my shocked stare and then gave me a veggie meal too. 2. On a 16 hour flight, our tv screens didn't work. None of the attendants even came by to check, even after repeatedl requests. 3. My 6 and 9 year old kids would like to know why they didn't get any of the courtesy toys/coloring books that were given to other similar age kids. I don't want to tell them it was due to their skin color. 4. Even a request for water turned into a tug of war after we had waited for almost 20 minutes. I finally poured it out myself."

Cons: "The screen blacked out mid flight (on a 16 hr long flight!) and there was nothing anyone really tried to do to fix it except 'reset' which did nothing. Unfortunate this happened when the flight was so long."

Pros: "They canceled our flight because they were over booked ,we had to stay overnight , overall very unhappy with the airline , they forced us to purchase new tickets , will take legal action against the airline"

Pros: "The best economy seating out there. Emirates still makes you feel like a person even though you are in economy. Unlike other airlines Emirates flight crew treats you very well, they are polite, the food is good and the seating is very comfortable. It makes a 16 hour flight pleasureable. Thank you Emirates!!!"

Cons: "after the origin flight was already 12 hours late, had to wait another 8+ hours at Dubai airport for this connecting flight."

Pros: "The entertainment system had plenty of variety and choices."
Cons: "Very poor service, terrible food. Flight attendant spilled juice on me."

Cons: "Baggage took over 40 minutes to come out."

Cons: "food was not served on time. crew was not attentive and did not care for passengers"

Pros: "Every opportunity I get when traveling will fly with Emirates. The flight staff have always provided excellent service regardless of of being in economy class. The restrooms are always clean. I also enjoy being advised by the flight crew of any impending turbulence before we encounter. Emirates has always provided me an excellent flying experience despite my fears of long distance traveling."

Pros: "same as above"

Pros: "Ok"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Boarding was smooth, they give you a little pacquet that includes tootbruch and toothpaste, eye covers and socks. Food was ok, entertainment system is second to none."
Cons: "Some of the crew were a little rude when asking questions or just approaching them for simple things like our entertainment system not working. They weren't able to help us and it took me theee times to get them to pay attention to us."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Their customer services is not terrible, it's nonexistent."

Pros: "Awesome flight...got a business class ticket and I loved each moment during the journey"
Cons: "Indian food was not that tasty and quality needs to improve"

Pros: "Again, the crew of Emerites Air are wonderful!"
Cons: "I ate a vegetarian dinner that id not agree with me, and spent the last half of the trip near the bathroom."

Cons: "D seats are exrremely uncomfortable. Leg space is as good as none. My knees were hurting as they were touching the seat infront of me. D crew gave very slow service. I was sick and needed hot water, even after calling for ur for more than 4 times , the crew constantly forgot about it. Food was alright. I dont see myself ever flighting back with Emirates jus for because of the seat discomfort and lack of leg space"

Pros: "The crew surprised my fiancé and me with a champagne and cheese cake toast in the middle of the flight. It was incredibly thoughtful as I had only told two of them about our new engagement."
Cons: "We could clearly hear several of the crew bickering about things at several points of the flight."

Cons: "Sorry that the passengers leaving left so much trash. Amazing how inconsiderate passengers really are."

Pros: "I liked everything. The crew was nice, there was leg room and if people wanted they could watch a movie. There was a nice small meal even though it was only an hour flight."
Cons: "Well, I'm not exactly sure. I understand why there were many different languages for the announcements. English, Korean and Japanese. Even though that stops what you're doing on the screen, it can't really be helped, unless they know which language each person prefers in each seat and programs the message to only play in that language for each individual seat."

Pros: "The. Crews are amazing. Nice/comfy flight."

Pros: "Great airline , seat was spacing was wider then American airlines"

Pros: "Crews are amazing"

Pros: "Business class seats are a lot more comfortable than earlier versions."

Pros: "Everything! From the comfortable pods in business class to the excellent wines and food, it was more like 1st class.!"
Cons: "Nothing!"

Pros: "Food is good"
Cons: "Not enough movies/TV screen angle is not good when seat in front is reclined all the way."

Pros: "I had no idea Asiana is this nice. Crew, food and aircraft were all nice! Had a great time flying with them."
Cons: "I just didn’t like that they didnt tell me im gonna be seated next to person carrying a dog on a previous asiana flight. Im not comfortable with dogs and i understand they wanna create an animal friendly atmosphere but what about those who are not comfortable around animals?"

Pros: "On time, In flight service"
Cons: "Customer Service is not reachable. I was trying to reach given toll-free number for Asiana Airline, but not able to connect from India. There is no alternate number to contact to customer service. I had to spend few hours to update my meal preference."

Pros: "On time. Decent food for a 2 hour flight."
Cons: "Plane a bit on the old side."

Pros: "They took care of my mom's heavy luggage and changed her to better seat."

Pros: "The crew was very kind and helpful. They always had a smile. The food was delicious too."

Pros: "Between the legs of my Asiana flights, I had a 9-hour overlay at INC. Upstair in the same area with the pricey and exclusive lounges for elite travelers, there was a "Nap Space" or "Nap Place: a large suite of rooms with maybe sixty comfortable couches to catch up on missing sleep... with no sign-up required and no supervisory staff. And totally free of charge! Every airport should consider having such a welcomed service. Also at INC, bona-fide transit passengers with a outbound boarding pass can take a free shower (soap and towels provided as well?). Wow. These amenities surely make INC one of the least loathsome airports in Asia at which a day-long layover may be spent."
Cons: "No downside!"

Pros: "The crew was pleasant and professional. The food was pretty good, though not excellent."
Cons: "This was a tired old aircraft not up to international standards for business class. The entertainment package was virtually nonexistent. There was no menu, and you just scrolled through channels to see what was already playing. There was no watching from the beginning of the movie, and no rewind or pause function. The video quality was abysmal, as if you were staying in a cheap budget hotel with an antenna TV. There was no privacy on this 11 hour flight, As you sat immediately adjacent to other passengers, unlike on the other long-haul carriers. I have had better experiences in premium economy on other airlines. This aircraft should be retired or seriously upgraded to justify the added expense of business class."

Cons: "Too long"

Pros: "The chair was comfortable. The flight was smooth and on time. The food was good. The entertainment was too good (although I didn't use it) The airport is good."

Cons: "2 and half hours delay made me crazy and caused a lot of damages for the time and parking fee for my entire family, who were waiting for me at the airport!"

Pros: "The friendliness of the flight crew was great. The leg room is better than other airlines."
Cons: "The lack of entertainment options on my second flight compared to my first one."

Pros: "Excellent first experience with Asiana... The flights were on time, the flight attendants were kind and helpful, AND my vegan meal was very tasty! Will definitely be flying with you guys again :)"

Pros: "none"
Cons: "none"

Pros: "The flight attendants are nice and service is excellent."
Cons: "The planes are old, have no wifi, and poor entertainment. But worst of all the seats SUCK! I had a window seat and there was a metal box in the foot space! A 10 hour flight with no place to put my feet or legs. The seat was cramped and unbearable. I noticed every window seat has this box. This should never be designed for a transatlantic flight. I will NEVER fly them again. The food was pretty nasty too. Rubbery chicken and the omelet was gross at breakfast. The check in process was terrible. Everyone just files in line, no order to boarding people."

Pros: "Asiana airline service was great. Attendants were so kind and gentle."

Pros: "Service was very professional and the food was good too."
Cons: "No qualms with this trip. Everything was good"

Pros: "Great entertainment. Good selection on movies. Food is good."

Pros: "Flight attendants were awesome. Much better than US."

Pros: "Got a court date and want to change the flight date. The cost to change the flight cost more than buying a new ticket. So stayed home instead and lost the purchase ticket."

Pros: "Very professional and attentive staff.... Probably the best airline I have every experienced"
Cons: ".."

Pros: "For one, wanted to avoid flying to Manila on the way to Cebu and back as I had less than memorable experiences at the airport and Icheon Airport was the completely the opposite. The food and service was excellent."

Pros: "Korean meal was great!"
Cons: "Outlets for charging phone would have been nice."

Pros: "That we were referred to the manager immediately with our concern."
Cons: "The manager at the Asiana check-in station the morning of our flight told me I did not have the right paperwork and told me it was my responsibility as a passenger to have the correct paperwork in order to board the plane. When we asked her how we should proceed, she repeated the same statement about "responsibility as a passenger" over and over instead of telling us where to go get the correct paperwork. She offered no tips, next steps, empathy, or direction and did not even say, "I don't know". With her tone of voice, she basically said, "It's not my problem and I do not care - go away." My fiance and I canceled our flight and flew with Korean Air."

Cons: "Change Flight cost too much"

Pros: "Food was great, seats reclined further than I expected them to, and personal TV was large."
Cons: "Movie and TV options could have been better, but charging both 120v and USB was available, and selection was fine."

Pros: "Metal utincils"
Cons: "Food was terrible. Wine was awful."

Pros: "Service was good."
Cons: "I though on the website it had wifi. The movies are the same between both flight. The news was two days behind and no direct air.solidfood. Comfortable seats."

Pros: "Very limited choice of movies and the system is slow and out dated"

Pros: "Crew was excellent - very kind, friendly, efficient, and provided wonderful customer service. The food was good, seats were comfortable. I'll definitely fly Asiana again, when I'm in the region."

Pros: "The flight arrived almost 1 hour early."
Cons: "The flight attendants didn't offer ice with the drink, and you'd have to ask for it. The entertainment system broke down 2 hours into a movie I was watching, and when it came back on some 30 minutes later, I couldn't resume. The aircraft was very very old. The children's meals are a farce."

Cons: "There was no obvious way to request a special meal using the AsianaAirlines website."

Cons: "Wish there was a bigger movie selection"

Pros: "Plane was very old, entertainment system old video and loop model; headrests not flexible, cramped quarters all round."

Pros: "I was very impressed with crews helpfulness, the quality of the food and entertainment."
Cons: "My wife and I are both Asiana Gold Club members. When we recently tried to board a plane in Inchon, Korea for a return flight to San Francisco we were told that we could not board though the gate labeled "Elite/Gold Club members" but had to stand in the long line of Economy class customers. When I asked "Why", I was told it was for Star Alliance Gold Club members, not Asiana Gold Club members. There was no indication on the sign there was a difference. Don't get me wrong, I'm not so disturbed about standing in the long line. I was upset because of the implied difference in the Star Alliance Gold Club benefits vs. Asiana Gold Club benefits and, as far as I am aware, the unpublished differences so when we as customers are at the airport trying to operate within the system, we know what to do. Please confirm there is a difference and what those differences are. Jerry"

Pros: "Crew"
Cons: "Food entertainment seats bathrooms"

Cons: "Crew did not care passengers"

Pros: "Kind crew smiling, good quality of the food (all is free), variety of entertainment program"

Pros: "The outlet on the armrest for the headphones was broken. 10+ hour flight and unable to watch a movie or listen to music. Flight was fully booked, so I was unable to move to a different seat. Flight attendants were very kind. Food was terrible and it took forever to get a drink - served AFTER the meal was served. When later beverages were offered, it was coffee/tea at one point. Other than that they walked around with a tray occasionally with glasses of orange juice or water -- no ice. Only passed through with the full beverages cart once during the fight. I completed a complaint form and still have not heard back from the airline. Paid full price for a one-way ticket. Did NOT get muy money's worth."
Cons: "See above"

Pros: "Polite staff, better than good meals, excellent movie choices (lot of international films) and provide you with pillow, blanket, headphones and slippers!"
Cons: "Delay in departure, but made connecting flight. Crew could have been more helpful in providing information about connecting flights."

Pros: "The crew was extremely efficient and friendly. They made sure everyone was accommodated."
Cons: "The plane itself was old, meaning it had less leg room. The entertainment system was also an old, channel-based system, which meant you had to start on time to watch a movie, and could not choose which one you wanted to watch at which time. The screen display resolution was also very poor, as were the movie choices."

Pros: "Really enjoyed this flight. My first time on Asiana Airlines. It's awesome that they're Star Alliance and give United Miles."

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "Service and courtesy"
Cons: "The flight attendants were courteous and the service was excellent. The line at the ticket counter at Kansai was long and the line at security was long, but we arrived 2.25 hours early for our international flight and made it to the gate with 30 minutes to spare."

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