Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Philadelphia to China
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 30h 00m
The cheapest ticket to China from Philadelphia found in the last 72 hours was $1,138 one-way, and $1,707 round-trip. The most popular route is from Philadelphia to Beijing, and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $1,292.
China has restricted entry and transit to all travelers except Chinese nationals, Hong Kong, Macau, or Taiwan passport holders, and travelers with diplomatic, service, courtesy, or C visas, or visas issued after March 28, 2020.
China has suspended all direct flights from the UK.
Foreign nationals with residence permit with the purpose of work, personal matter and reunion can re-enter China. Holders of expired residence permits can apply for a new one.
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Foreign nationals must complete a "Health Declaration Form" and present upon arrival.
Chinese nationals arriving from Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Rep., Chad, Colombia, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Eswatini (Swaziland), Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Iran, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam or Zambia must have a green QR code with a must declare their health status for 14 days in the WeChat app "FANG YI JIAN KANG MA GUO JI BAN". A green QR code generated from the program must be presented before departure. Chinese nationals arriving from the following countries will need a COVID-19 nucleic acid test result issued within 3 days prior to departure to generate this code.
Foreign nationals arriving from the abovementioned countries must have a Health Declaration Form issued by a Chinese embassy or consulate. The form can be obtained with a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) nucleic acid test result issued at most 3 days before departure
Travelers arriving from Taiwan must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test result issued at most 72 hours before departure.
Travelers arriving from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Syria, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK, US or Zimbabwe must have a green QR code with a must declare their health status for 14 days in the WeChat app "FANG YI JIAN KANG MA GUO JI BAN". A green QR code generated from the program must be presented before departure. Travelers arriving from the following countries will need a COVID-19 nucleic acid test result issued within 48 hours and a negative IgM anti-body test result issued at most 48 hours prior departure prior to departure to generate this code. Travelers not arriving directly in China must repeat both tests in the transit countries and obtain a new Health Declaration Form in each transit country.
Foreign nationals arriving from the abovementioned countries must have a Health Declaration Form issued by a Chinese embassy or consulate. The form can be obtained with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) nucleic acid test result issued at most 48 hours before departure and a negative IgM anti-body test result issued at most 48 hours before departure. Travelers not arriving directly in China must repeat both tests in the transit countries and obtain a new Health Declaration Form in each transit country.
Travelers arriving at Beijing (PEK), Guangzhou (CAN), Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA), Shanghai Pudong (PVG), Shenzhen (SZX) or Xiamen (XMN) are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.
Airline crew with a layover at the above airports must undergo NAT inside the passenger terminal, then self-isolate at their hotel temporarily before acquiring the NAT results.
There are currently 448 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in CN and 4,846 deaths as of May 5 2021
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Comfortable cabin atmosphere"
Cons: "For extra bag their website says $200 per 50 lbs I was charged $250 instead for 50 lbs excess baggage. Food was terrible and coffee served was cold."
Pros: "The crew was very friendly, kind, and helpful."
Cons: "I couldn’t find any music that I liked - classical, soft rock, etc"
Pros: "Very attentive and efficient"
Cons: "Delay delay delay and i have to stay in hotel"
Pros: "Crew was superbly amazing which made flight enjoyable."
Cons: "Heating food with plastic containers is unhealthy and might cause cancer to people. It’s scientifically proven fact that plastic and heated food is carcinogenic. So please find other solution for it. Thanks"
Cons: "Qatar Airways are the best"
Pros: "The seat was comfortable, and food was very nice."
Cons: "Nothing I could think of"
Pros: "Very packed and no leg space"
Pros: "Much better than average meals"
Cons: "more cell phone charging stations at the airport"
Pros: "Everything was good"
Cons: "Veg Food"
Pros: "Crew was friendly and helpful."
Cons: "the lights kept changing color above constantly which made it hard to sleep when needed. Was traveling with 2 small children and the ability to sit/eat comfortably was a challenge due to the limited space. Food was unappetizing and would have just preferred more fruits instead of the bland meals"
Pros: "Air craft"
Cons: "Took long time to provide food & water."
Pros: "Crew is so helping and attentive , not like american or european carriers . A350 was one of the best planes Inflight dining options in economy was like premium economy Entertainment system was too good"
Pros: "US airlines should model Qatar. New plans with exceeding long courtious staff who are happy to make your flight as comfortable and pleasant as possible."
Cons: "The food was actually very good, nothing was an extra charge and the flight attendants were wonderful. US airlines should really do a better job!"
Pros: "Caring service, good pod seats on A350 and airy cabin."
Pros: "On time, fairly good food, good entertainment system."
Cons: "Very cramped seating when the flight is full. We're told to stretch our legs, but there is no place to walk or even stand."
Pros: "Food was very good and plentiful"
Cons: "Snack options were a bit limited for such a long flight"
Pros: "Plane was excellent"
Cons: "Original schedule was changed from Sunday departure to Saturday without notifying us resulting in a 12 hour stay at Philadelphia and a one day loss of our scheduled trip. So far no explanation from webjet."
Pros: "Staff was outstanding"
Pros: "FLIGHT ATTENDANTS WERE WONDERFUL"
Cons: "CRYING BABY BUT I UNDERSTAND THOUGH"
Cons: "Well I had 13 hours of layover. I was extremely tired and sleepy."
Pros: "Flight Attendants were really helpful especially when one of my child had a nose bleed, we had at least 3 attendants, tending to our needs when that happened and they did not leave until the situation was resolved."
Cons: "Seat not very good"
Pros: "I actually loved everything about the entire flight experience. Everything was awesome (Minus a 1-hour airport delay that was out of control of the airlines)."
Cons: "Nothing. Seriously. Tasty food, good movie selection, plenty of legroom, pleasant flight attendants, comfortable seats... good stuff. :)"
Pros: "Great travel experience. We flew economy. Spacious, good service, comfy, on time."
Pros: "Philadelphia-Doha was excellent and noticeably better than Doha-Bangkok. ood, service, condition of aircraft were all better in the PHL-Doha leg. I have done the trip a few times now so it is not a fluke. Odd that the Doha food (and I usually get the local dishes) is very so-so. I usually only take a bite or two. Not appetizing. The Doha-BKK staff was less professional as well. The trays of the main meal were left with the passengers so long, we passengers started to bring our own trays to the galley. The plane out of Doha was very tight so passengers in economy have that sardine experience. The cup holders did not work although they would have been useful."
Pros: "Excellent friendly service"
Cons: "Flight was delayed for 4 hrs"
Pros: "Cabin was very nice with modern equipment and food and refreshments were provided frequently. Entertainment options were great too. Cabin crew were very pleasant."
Cons: "Connecting flight from Philadelphia to Doha was delayed by 5 hours due to some technical errors. By the time we arrived in Doha, there were no more planes heading to Manila. We did get booked a free night's stay in a hotel in Doha along with transport to the airport"
Pros: "Everything was perfect! From boarding the flight, decor, hospitality, clean, comfortable and my special meal selection was always right. The flight attendants greeted me before meals and insured me that they received my meal order."
Pros: "Food is really good and you guys also have options for vegetarian people as well."
Pros: "The staff"
Cons: "As always the space"
Pros: "All the services were excellent. From the checking-in to the boarding. The flight crew could not have been more helpful, courteous and polite. Food was great on board."
Pros: "The business cabin and the customer service was superb."
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "The service was okay"
Cons: "Hi I travelled on 7/16 from Philadelphia to Cairo through the Jordanian airline . Unfortunately the luggages didn't reach to Cairo airport with me . 3 days later they told me that the luggages in Jordan and I have to travel from Alexandria city to Cairo to receive my luggages . When I went their , I found my luggages were opened and missing much items . I made reports on the airport. The employees in the airport they wondered why the opened the selling box , and the box looks empty. The weight for this box was 32 kilograms in the time of shipping. And I paid $400 for extra weight . But when I received it was like 20 kilograms. Plus I paid $350 for Qater airline for shipping 3 luggage . That's means I paid $750 for shipping 3 luggages and I received it looks empty . I need refund for all shipping and $5000 for damages items , or I will complain this airlines through the American court . Thank you"
Pros: "Had a great experience with this flight"
Pros: "I liked the pilot and staff. The workers were very friendly. P.S I loved the food"
Pros: "Crew was great; plenty of space to stretch out"
Pros: "The service during the flight was excellent, workers showed all kind of concern and care. Thank you."
Pros: "It was the first time using Qatar Airways and I'll continue doing so in the future."
Pros: "Journey was ok."
Cons: "Flight was on runway for more than 45 mins. I had to run to catch my connecting flight. If the flight had to wait then why on runway after landing. Anyways I barely caught my connecting flight."
Pros: "This trip was nice. I will fly Qatar again"
Pros: "Good though. But not too comfortable with indiscriminate change of seats. Was held up in Doha because my seat was changed."
Pros: "The Boing 777."
Cons: "Flight attendants English very poor."
Pros: "The plane was clean, the staff was very friendly and attentive, the price was right, the seats were comfortable, and they had a good selection of movies /entertainment. We would use Qatar again"
Pros: "The pilots did a great job through turbulent air"
Cons: "I wish the seat reclined further back"
Pros: "The movie was good and the seat is comfortable"
Pros: "The speed at which everything was handled."
Cons: "It was great"
Pros: "Nothing really"
Cons: "WiFi on both ways was not working"
Cons: "Hard to say...it seemed good. I would have liked complementary baggage check"
Cons: "Equipment delay"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "During boarding female staff disengaged, not calling passengers to her podium to take boarding pass. She made boarding much slower"
Cons: "If my Chanel purse with my make up Chanel brand full bag with unopened experience makeup and purse was stolen"
Pros: "Smooth ride"
Pros: "Easy in easy out"
Cons: "Lack of entertainment"
Cons: "Delays sucked."
Pros: "Highly skilled pilot."
Pros: "Entertainment availability for free"
Cons: "Chargers so we could watch free movies or screens to watch movies on instead of our own device"
Pros: "Orderly boarding and on time."
Cons: "Nothing, all was great."
Cons: "Beat up baggage"
Pros: "Things went very smoothly."
Cons: "Long layover"
Cons: "Nothing. It was cancelled with little to none explanation"
Cons: "Outdated airplanes"
Pros: "The first leg had awesome pasta.Then, on the 2nd leg, Philly to Denver, they had a "pay for meal" option for turkey with Chutney sandwich - again, delicious. I should add that the service was very good as well."
Pros: "Arrived on time."
Cons: "Seat space is bad. Food is all for a fee."
Cons: "It was advertised that one can see entertainment through WIFi, but from my iPad, i can't connect to this WiFi. I tried several times until I just gave up."
Cons: "No food, no entertainment, no room for luggage, no good."
Pros: "There was an extra seat and they allowed me to move there. Superb entertainment!!"
Cons: "They guy behind me kept kicking my chair"
Cons: "They broke a wheel on my luggage."
Pros: "I liked that food and entertainment was included without additional charges, even a glass of wine."
Cons: "Not too comfortable to sleep in."
Cons: "Delay due to mechanical glitch which should have been checked before boarding"
Pros: "Took off and arrived on time."
Pros: "All is well."
Cons: "No worthwhile complaints."
Pros: "It was just great"
Cons: "Wifi was not working in the airplane unfortunately. You could connect to it but it was not working at all for anybody '"
Cons: "Trtvr Rrrrrcffrrcr rr crfrr"
Pros: "Clean equipment and good food"
Pros: "Good food & movies."
Cons: "No priority boarding for people with babies and toddlers"
Pros: "The Spanish staff were nice."
Cons: "Air plain was old."
Pros: "Everything was fine except..."
Cons: "Kosher meals were so so."
Cons: "The video screens weren't very good. You had to tap screen multiple times to select a choice."
Pros: "There were charging outlets. Bravo!"
Cons: "They lost my baggage"
Cons: "Waiting on the tarmac to move to the gate for 30 minutes. NEVER AGAIN, I AM THROUGH!!!!"
Pros: "All if the gate staff & on board staff that I interacted with were very friendly & efficient."
Cons: "Very tight/small & crowded waiting area."
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "Engaged with customers no matter the seat preference"
Cons: "Boarding system not good !"
Cons: "Always delayed"
Pros: "Movies I could plug in and go to sleep"
Cons: "Being woke up and asked if I want something to eat. I am sure others would disagree but I was exhausted and could not go back to sleep and I had already been up 30 hours."
Cons: "The flight and crew were very good. An hour late taking off with not explanation. Frustrating on an hour flight."
Cons: "I didn’t fly out of Philadelphia because the flight was 5 hrs late and I missed my connecting flight. Had to go get my luggage, go home and try to fly today! Terrible! All my plans screwed up!"
Pros: "There were no hiccups and we arrived to the destination on time"
Cons: "Dirty seats, seemed like they had not been cleaned"
Cons: "I didn’t make it onto this flight because it was so delayed I needed to change flights while at the airport to make it onto the next one in time."
Cons: "Not a fan of paying to take one bag on when most airlines don't charge"
Pros: "Issues caused by weather, otherwise flight was fine."
Pros: "Everything is good"
Cons: "Almost no"
Cons: "delayes again....."
Pros: "Great service, and no issues to report."
Pros: "I got where I was going and it was cheap. Flight was fine. Attendants where all friendly."
Cons: "Rescheduled to increase my layover in Toronto by a few hours. Layover was long enough that I had to get baggage from carousal and couldn't pass back through security until 4h before my flight. This broke up night even more and the outside of Pearson airport security is not the nicest place to wile away hours."
Pros: "Service of staff"
Cons: "Lost my baggage and all of my flights where late causing me to miss one of my connections"
Pros: "Lots of movies and tv shows to pick from. Didn't need to bring snacks. Served food several times."
Pros: "Very confusing. United personnel running Air Canada ground operations. Took 30 plus minutes to check one bag because there were not enough staff checking passengers in. Then flight was supposed to be delayed 90 minutes. This meant missing connections so automatic rebooking took place. Flight was then not delayed and had to rebook on original flight. Naturally bag didn't make the trip."
Pros: "Our flight was cancelled. Rebooked for two days later, causing us to miss our cruise to Alaska! Never again with Air Canada.So disappointed in missing this trip we had planned for a long time."
Cons: "No help in getting us to our cruise on time."
Pros: "We did not make it to this flight since it was cancelled"
Cons: "We were rebooked on a flight with a short connection to London and they bumped us off that flight claiming that they could not get our bags in on time. Very poor customer service."
Pros: "Nothing - I didn't end up going to Toronto."
Cons: "The flight was overbooked and I was forced to take a different flight. Ruined my plans in Edmonton that day. Last time I use air Canada."
Cons: "a long 5 hr flight, they just give you a drink!!!!(they cant afford even a little bite?) Even at the time of the drink they bypass my line and we had to ask and she said sorry!! We did,nt get the usual boarding notification by e-mail 24hrs before??"
Cons: "Did not reimburse new arrangements. Missed connection due to flight delays on Air Canada's behalf."
Cons: "I had to delay my whole trip one day as the fight was late by 5 hours. I had made specific plans to reach delhi on April 21. Since I am a physician, it wasn't easy to arrange coverage so I could make it to delhi for a particular event. And this delay in flight was a major disappointment and made all the effort futile."
Pros: "The in-flight entertainment system in the headrest was very robust. My children remained engaged for almost the entire 16hr flight...the flight attendants were not stingy with the food or drink and even allowed me to get a beverage in-between the services to take my medicine."
Cons: "The baggage pickup in Beijing took forever! Over an hour after arriving at the baggage carrosel! My car seats were in two different places (on the belt and in an oversize area). On a minor note, I was unable to get a stamp in my passport after using the automated machine...sad...I would have stood in the line to get the stamp if I was told ahead of time..."
Pros: "Decent movie selection on one of my flights"
Cons: "I had booked my Air Canada trip and had a single stop-over while I switched to a different plane. Both of these planes were Air Canada. I Even though I made it through Customs in the shortest time possible, and back through security, I still managed to narrowly make my second flight. They were final-calling my name and actually taking off earlier than expected. Had I been 2 more minutes late, my flight would probably have taken off. I didn't check any bags either, so had I checked one, I don't think I would have made my second flight."
Pros: "Overall I enjoyed the movies provided. In the three week span I had a lot of the movie choices overlapped. However, I found that there were many options provided that allowed me to find movies I had not seen yet even though they were not released within the past 3-5 years."
Cons: "I felt like I was constantly being bumped sitting in the aisle seat. I also was not a fan of the breakfast options."
Cons: "Everything was good"
Cons: "Delayed over an hour, making it almost impossible to catch our connecting flight in Montreal. Thankfully, the flight out of Montreal was delayed and we were able to make the flight by the very last minute."
Pros: "the flight was quick and the plane was comfortable"
Cons: "Small legroom, kinda hot inside the plane"
Pros: "We had to book our son on a flight from Phila to Toronto unexpectedly. We had lost our car keys in Canada and had no way to get new ones. (That's a long and complicated story.) our only option was to fly our son up with the spare key. Luckily he had just gotten his passport. He got a window seat and lived the adventure. The crew couldn't have been nicer."
Cons: "The last minute price if $1000 plus!!"
Pros: "Food was okay"
Cons: "Rude people on board, crew didnt do anything about this."
Cons: "Delayed Sat on a parked plane for 4 hours in PHL before taking off Missed Connection in Toronto No compensation/help with food or hotel"
Pros: "Boarding was efficiently handled"
Cons: "Very delayed flight with everyone ON the plane. Tiny seats in coach - very cramped Also food not very good."
Cons: "No entertainment system. Very slow boarding."
Pros: "The crew treated me very well. I had reasonable leg room in economy class. The plane was beautiful, clean and super modern, one of the nicest aircraft that I have flown with in many years!"
Cons: "I ordered Asian vegan meals, but I was very disappointed with was presented to me. The food looked awful, tasted bland and insipid! I hope that that problem will be rectified on my return to the US."
Pros: "New interior felt clean and the new entertainment system felt responsive with a large amount of movies and shows to view"
Cons: "seats were very hard with reduced legroom after you recline. Lavatories were far and few. Food was mediocre with 3 meals, I had to ask for extras."
Cons: "1. Flight left late. 2. After landing sat on tarmac for 30 minutes waiting for gate. 3. After arriving at gate, had to wait 15 minutes to open door. 4. Poor service assisting me to get to connecting flight on other side of airport."
Pros: "I thought the service was excellent."
Cons: "There were some delays taking off, but I don't think it had to do with the airline"
Cons: "The flight was delayed. Air Canada didn't provide hotel accommodation for missing connection. Only reimburse C$100 for hotel stay. The cheapest hotel found near the airport cost C$185. Only gave us C$10 per person for meal. We'll never fly Air Canada again."
Pros: "Entertainment was good"
Cons: "We did have a 30 minute delay, not a big deal but a delay none the less. And boarding was a bit of a mess as announcements were hard to hear."
Cons: "Was disappointed that there were no food/snack options on a 6-hour international flight. Also no pillows or blankets on a redeye"
Cons: "The plane was up and down twice when it landfall."
Pros: "My flight was comfortable and without any issues. Good was great. The inflight entertainment should have more choices."
Pros: "The flight is not packed, so rather comfortable"
Cons: "My Mon couldn't fly because I never have noticed that she needed a Canadian Visa. She came from Mexico with her American visa and the experience buying a ticket with this airline was a nightmare."
Pros: "One of the stewardess is really cute and she speaks French"
Cons: "The cabinet temperature is ridiculously low and they only offer a thin blanket"
Pros: "We boarded very quickly! The staff were extremely friendly and made our thirteen hour ride pleasurable. The inflight entertainment had a great deal of new shows and movies. The seats had a decent size and good enough leg room. The flight was smooth, and we took off at a good time. The food was fairly good as well!"
Pros: "Space wine s"
Cons: "When service came to 40 they barely had anything but snacks. Long flight and only one round of service seems scanty. Flight half over when they came by. Difficult impossible to lower arm in middle seats"
Pros: "I liked the choice of movies."
Cons: "One of the flight attendants, Pasquale, was very brusque."
Pros: "Overall fair experience"
Cons: "Would have liked if the crew was a bit more friendlier. But they were professional for the most part."
Pros: "A very quick trip and the aircraft wasn't crowded at all. Very nice trip."
Pros: "nothing was overpowering good, just an average flight there & back"
Cons: "the entertainment system was terrible"
Pros: "TV was okay when it was working, however crew was not around when I needed help and it was no longer functioning the last 3 hours of the flight."
Cons: "Food wasn't great. Not many options. Nothing vegetarian, of course I brought my own food, however it wasn't anything hot."
Cons: "The crew is very nice and my Premium economy seat was great."
Cons: "Seats were very small and uncomfortable. Checking in to the flight was horrible and took a very long time."
Pros: "very Good service"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "No USB charging. No charging at all. No wifi. Not all flight attendants speak English. No meal choice. In flight magazine Chinese language only. Confiscated my solar charger. At Guangzhou airport, many food courts take only Chinese cash. Internet service censored."
Pros: "Planes are newer and clean. Seats are okay. The IFE system is great!"
Cons: "The food is below standard. For a globally resurgent airline, CZ should focus on serving international cuisines for the global population it is now serving."
Cons: "If we weren’t delayed for our flight and didnt missed this flight, i would have given a good review and be a good camper. I am requesting a refund/credit for a next flight purchase due to the incident. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you"
Pros: "The flight attendants were attentive.. food was ok.."
Cons: "Lost my luggage"
Pros: "The crew was always really helpful and kind. Great movie selection."
Cons: "Boarding was really delayed. But flight still came in on time for me to have plenty of time to catch my connecting flight."
Pros: "The booking was so simple with kayak and the hotel arrangements and follow up for pickup from the airport was excellent The Flight was a short one and the entire staff from jfk airport to the flight attendant was entirely superb"
Cons: "The customs declaration area especially with people coming to do business in China needs more officers to enhance efficiency"
Pros: "good service"
Pros: "Sevice Short transit Flight on time Friendliness"
Cons: "No halal menu. Please offer at least one full can of soda."
Pros: "The flight was inexpensive and once we were airbirne went by quick"
Cons: "we waited an extra hour in the plane, seats not comfy"
Cons: "No entertainment"
Pros: "China Southern Airlines flight was very clean, very friendly, and of very good ticket price."
Cons: "The Kuangzhou airport should be upgraded. Many electric plugs were not working. And it's too hard to get wifi usage authorization, as the passport scanner did not work most of the time."
Pros: "check in was friendly, and efficient, crew was friendly."
Cons: "food was edible- but that was about it. I don't eat pork so not so good for the other option. entertainment was blah..."
Pros: "Plane is nice. Food is relatively good. Service isn't bad."
Pros: "Flight was on time and arrived early"
Cons: "When we arrived most of the passengers ignored the fact that the fasten seat belt sign was still on and started crowding toward the exit, cramming against the people in front. I wish they would have been reminded to be patient and wait their turn to get off."
Cons: "I will never fly with China Southern again- ever. They wouldn't Re-book me on the flight the following day when they wouldn't let me on the flight due to my gate agent not checking me in. Terrible terrible terrible service."
Pros: "10 abreast in economy. A380 didn't feel big. Reminded me of 747. Crew was efficient, nice and polite. Food was mediocre. Two meals ran out wine."
Cons: "I hate Guangzhou airport. It's huge but requires miles of walking. Needs a shuttle or tram. I spent Y20 electric cart, so I could catch my flight. Other Chinese airports have trams between terminals. Donald"
Pros: "very good service both on flight and on the phone"
Cons: "the connecting flight from Guangzhou to Xiamen delayed for 2 hours, which made me waited in Guangzhou for 8+ hours."
Cons: "The staff at Check in and security rejected me to check in or passing security due to their low skills finding passport associated with the tickets. The flight also arrived late, causing me worrying about the connection. Flight back to sfo"
Pros: "Boeing 787 was alright, flat bed and basic needs"
Cons: "No one really speaks english, delayed flight, LEFT my luggage in guangzhou, mediocre food, and flight from china to jakarta is not a flat bed, super turbulent flight from new york to china"
Pros: "Service was on time and efficient. Boarding went smoothly. Crew seemed well trained and attentive."
Cons: "No jetway at the destination gate. We had to wait for the bus late at night. The meal was not very tasty, but China Southern is by no means alone here."
Cons: "Missed our connection and China southern airlines would not help us get another flight unless we payed for the change fees in cash Worst airline Never fly them again I had 5 business class seats and they were not helpful Got stuck in Malaysia with young children and had to fly another airline to get back to America"
Cons: "Horrible boarding experience, crew rude"
Pros: "Help And pleasant staff"
Cons: "Poor quality entertainment screen"
Pros: "The Cabin was clean, seats were new, usb charging port was a nice touch."
Cons: "The food was really poor."
Pros: "nice onboard entertainment system."
Cons: "lost my luggage ;-("
Cons: "Guangzhou airport is confusing so it took me a while to find the international transfer flight. But there are signs in English everywhere so eventually I figured it out. China requires a transit visa but easy to get, make sure you bring a pen."
Pros: "Super great customer service, friendly and accommodating."
Cons: "Hard seats...could be made more comfortable"
Pros: "Very friendly crew. Nice standard first class seat. On time departure."
Cons: "food was only so so."
Pros: "The flight was on time. Food on flight was normal. It was a full meal."
Pros: "Upgraded to super economy cabin, a little more spaces than normal."
Cons: "Very red eye flight taking off at 4am, don't know how did they plan flights, one of the worst airlines in the world."
Cons: "I really had bad experience with china southern airlines. The flight from Ha noi to Guangzhou was delayed about 7 hours by mechanical problem. I got in the airplane, then had to get out by the problem. I arrived in GZ about 12am. the wheel of my suitcase was broken. I did go out and asked a staff, but she said that you should claim inside near baggage claim. So it means that i could not go inside, so i got out already. - The flight today from Guangzhou to Ha noi was delayed 1.5hours. It was really terrible experience with the airlines. The food was bad."
Pros: "The ground crew at GuangZhou was very helpful in leading us from our delayed flight to our 2nd flight,"
Cons: "Our 1st return flight from Wuhan to GuangZhou was delayed for an hour, and we almost missed our flight back to the US by minutes as we have to go through Customs. But we had to pay for a cart transportation from the terminal because it was too far away. I felt like China Southern should've paid for the transport service, as it was their fault that we almost missed our flight."
Cons: "Very bad food."
Pros: "The cabin crew were quick to answer all of my requests. Blanket, coffee, coke, water."
Cons: "We had a bulkhead behind us and our seats didn't seem to have the full angle for recline."
Cons: "poor service.i had a fever and they did not provide me with a simple medication like asprin"
Pros: "dream liner is smooth...and no fat flight attendants"
Cons: "Newer plane. Nice crew."
Pros: "The flight there wasn't as bad."
Cons: "The flight back was horrible."
Pros: "* lots of leg room even in the economy seats * only 2 seats in the section beside the windows is excellent"
Cons: "* flight attendants a bit cold and business-like * no black "English" tea with milk and sugar * terrible choice of movies - English language movies were rubbish!"
Pros: "comfortable seat, boarding procedure"
Cons: "Even airplane mode turned on, passenger is not allowed to use mobile."
Pros: "The flight boarded early and left on time. The entertainment provided was good."
Cons: "There was hardly any service from the in-flight crew. I've had shorter flights where the crew comes regularly with water, at least. This crew did the least possible, it was worse than flying in the US on an American airline."
Cons: "On a 2:20hr flight they start movie 20-30 minutes after takeoff and turn off at top of descent (22 mins before landing) Why consistently show 2hr (avg) length movies (in the case X-Men Apocalypse), thus on last 3 flights on this route, no movie has been finished. Either start earlier/end later or pick Videos that fit in the time window they offer for viewing"
Cons: "There was no communication as to when the flight would leave so we were delayed without knowing if we would leave or not. The staff was not helpful and when asked a question decided to answer with a yes or no instead of explanations. Worst trip, worst staff I've encountered to date."
Pros: "on time , aircraft,"
Pros: "Comfort & punctuality"
Pros: "Amazing crews"
Cons: "Nice seats"
Cons: "The selection was rather dated as I travel very frequently I noticed it. Otherwise it would probably be fine for most"
Pros: "Good seats and crew."
Cons: "Choice of movies"
Cons: "Flight through kul was delayed. 3 security checks having to go out to another terminal meant immigration check twice. Not enough time for connection. Therfore, i not only missed the fight to India, the two remaining connections... Not good day, now I have to pay rebooking on 3 flights to get home!!!"
Pros: "Boarding was organized"
Cons: "Vegetarian food wasn’t great"
Pros: "The flight was on time."
Cons: "Bathrooms could be cleaner."
Pros: "cabin crew very friendly and professional"
Cons: "Seats cramped; not enough space, especially for long haul. Provide more space! Earphones didn’t work. Could not enjoy entertainment. Seat would not recline. Slow checking. Not enough counter staff. Check in counter contractor staff inexperienced and held us up for over an hour due to unfamiliar"
Cons: "Seat, food, service"
Cons: "Connecting Time"
Pros: "Pleasant steward"
Cons: "Delayed and waste time at Jakarta airport"
Pros: "The seat I got was certainly comfortable enough."
Cons: "The staff was not enough particular in delivering appropriate food to correct people. In flight KL to Auckland, vegan food was served when Indian vegetarian food was requested. Long queues at boarding in KL."
Cons: "This is the second time - once on the way to Kuala Lumpur and on the way back that we boarded late and thus missed my connecting flight. Sadly Cathay and Malaysia air (which was the airline Cathay used for the return leg of this trip refused to help and put me on an earlier flight forcing me to stay an extra 6 hrs at the airport while being sick."
Cons: "Delayed again. 5 flights of people crammed in gate area 81 - 84. Ridiculous"
Cons: "Quick transfer"
Cons: "For 50 min flight we waited 45 mins in taxi"
Pros: "Attendants were kind."
Cons: "Frequent delays to flight timings, and it was hard to find where the flight gate was as I couldn't find one on the screen. It was a little bit crowded. No food was given (probably because it's only 50mins flight but I wished there were snacks or drinks given for us)"
Cons: "I m dont have my bagage....i sait to long time IN airport and all my médecine ..is inside Nous people replat on page facebook"
Pros: "Overall all was good, except the flight been late."
Cons: "The flight was 40 mins late and because of that, I missed my connection from Hong Kong to San Francisco. Your company then offered me and my friend a hotel stay and transportation to and from the hotel., which was good. I appreciated your company taking care of us. However, it is really bothersome to miss an international connection to go home after a long trip."
Pros: "The regular plane was swapped out for the A380"
Cons: "Lost bags"
Cons: "The queue to board the plane was very long due to the fact that there was only one person doing the check-in. It will make things more pleasant if they have two people instead of one person."
Pros: "Avoiding the huge queues (lines) in Asian airports is worth gold. Bz class travel on the KUL-BKK sector on Malaysian isn’t great but avoiding the queues at both ends makes it all worth it"
Pros: "The crew was nice."
Cons: "Two MH flights I took were 1 hour and 2 hours late. The latter resulted in missing connection to BKK and another flight to TPE. I got stuck in Kuala Lumpur for the night and they booked me a resort that was 30-40 min drive from the airport. How are all of these reasonable?!"
Cons: "My checked bag did not arrive at my work city of Singapore. It took 2 days to be brought to my hotel despite my being told they would be on the next flight. I arrived back in Denpasar yesterday and, again, my bags are lost and I again I was told they would be on the next flight. I still do not have my bag. Seems to be a pattern with Malaysian Airways and I will avoid them in the future, Also, I left my Ipad plugged in at the Premier Lounge in Denpasar and realized it as I was boarding the plane. The Malaysian Air boarding staff got on radios and appeared to try to help by telling them to put aside for pick up upon my return. Yesterday, The Premiere lounge said they did not have it despite my name, email and phone number being written on the Ipad. Between Malaysian Air and the Lounge and their lack of concern and professionalism it was not a good trip. As One World Emerald member, I steer a lot of business towards these One World Airlines. I expect better treatment."
Cons: "Losing my luggage"
Cons: "The flight was delayed 1.5hours"
Cons: "They damaged MY OVER 400 Euro suitcase handle and said that they dont take any responsibility!!!"
Pros: "Nothing remarkable"
Cons: "Nothing unremarkable"
Pros: "Crew seems friendly."
Cons: "Business class food is not that good. Menu were not provided so when time to take the order, we have to decide quickly."
Pros: "This was a comfortable flight with nice staff and great food and entertainment choices"
Cons: "No 12 1/2 hour flight can be ideal but this was good deal."
Cons: "When they served satay they didn't ask which I prefer beef satay or chicken one even they asked it to other passengers. After finishing the dinner they took forever to clear a napkin so I couldn't find dinner was finished or not. It was midnight so I wanted to sleep as soon as dinner was finished. When boarding they do security check. It's OK. But why don't they use business class gate even there was the one?"
Pros: "MH389 on 10-Jun'17, cabin crew member (王怡芳), has been very attentive, provide excellent service."
Cons: "Pudong airport ground stuff requested for Singapore identity card; soft copy was presented, both identity and re-entry permit issued by Singapore government. They were not clear, hesitate, call around. By the time they found out what is required, we already spent close to 90 minutes. If it is not due to flight delay, we left with very little time to clear the immigration, security screening and locate where the gate is."
Pros: "Good entertainment system."
Cons: "Food was only one choice - fish (not tasty)."
Pros: "Prompt and great service."
Pros: "On time departure, nice aircraft and entertainment."
Pros: "We missed our flight connection in KL due entirely to our fault. M-Air staff helped us get onto the next flight. Economy was full so we paid for an upgrade to business class but we were seated in first class. Wonderful crew, service, cabin and flight."
Pros: "spacious seat at row 5"
Cons: "The fish is merely edible. No IFE available."
Pros: "Flight to KUL from BKK was a fairly new 737 and had a new entertainment system. It was clean and looked well maintained. Nice ride."
Cons: "Return to BKK from KUL was on a 737-800 that looked like it was ready for the scrap heap. Very dirty even on the outside of the plane. The backs of the seats were torn and spots from drinks and dirty hands on the backs of the head rest. All the magazines were WELL worn and one had gum between the pages. The table top had part of a meal left on it."
Cons: "Only 3 hours to checkin prior boarding for business class. I waited for 2 hours foor checkin"
Pros: "I like the interior of the plane and the comfortable seats. I also appreciate the crew's warmth and efficiency. It was a very short flight hence I truly appreciate the snack and drinks provided and especially the fabulous ice cream treat on the return flight. I would certainly consider taking MAS again in future (this was my first MAS flight), despite the one glitch (please see what I didnt like) if the price is right."
Cons: "I had only one large backpack to be checked in (due to the minimum liquid that can be brought) and it was left at the airport somehow by whoever who was handling it. Waited for more than an hour at KLIA for it and finally made a loss baggage report. The staff at the loss baggage counter was only helpful after finding out that I am not a Malaysian. Needless to say, my bag flew on SQ and was rushed to my hotel 5 and half hours after landing. I also did not receive a copy of the baggage delivery report."
Cons: "Flight delayed for more than one hour. Check in counters not enough resulting in long queue."
Cons: "Luggage was lost. Spent last night and all day today without a lot of the things we needed to make our current stay comfortable. We did not have adequate swimwear, contact lenses solution, and most importantly, my wife's medication. She fell ill last night and continued to feel sick today because she was not able to take her medicine. To top it off, my wife currently cannot find a favorite piece of clothing. It is green, lacy lingerie. We are sure it was packed before leaving our previous destination. Could you please check to see if this piece of clothing was located, either at the airport in Bali or in Kuala Lumpur? If found, please send to our next destination, Pingviman Hotel, Chiang Mai. Because of the inconvenience, including not having our luggage for an entire day, my wife feeling ill, and this loss of her valued item of clothing, we believe we deserve some compensation. We are very displeased with these circumstances and hope you agree that something needs to be offered to us to once again feel satisfied. Thank you for your time. John and Emily"
Cons: "Delay the flight"
Pros: "Cheapest nonstop between KUL and HKG on one of the 3 major alliances."
Cons: "Dated planes, inadequate recline and seat pitch. Economy on MH 737s is POOR, with no recline seats. Pay the extra money and fly business, with MHUpgrade. A 50% bid usually will win you an upgrade"
Pros: "MAS chinese stewardess with excellent performance, very satisfied, thanks a lot and in my flight experience,they are better than SIA."
Cons: "seat not comfortable enough."
Pros: "Boarding and takeoff ,, in time"
Cons: "The food should be according to international standards,, The food on board is so spicy,,"
Pros: "It was barely two hours and that kept me from having to go to a Malaysian hospital."
Cons: "Having Multiple Sclerosis & extreme neuropathy plus being postop with two major abdominal surgeries just weeks before, I called customer service and they guaranteed my medical needs would be met at the gate. They were not and not having a bulkhead seat on the first 2 hour leg from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur caused me massive pain and circulatory issues - in spite of surgical note requiring it. Not good assistance over phone or in Bangkok."
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