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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 22h 45m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Multiple Airlines ($1,360) and Emirates ($1,938)
When flying out of Port Louis you will be using Port Louis Sir Seewoosagur Ram., often referred to as Port Louis Airport. You will be landing at Raleigh Raleigh-Durham, also known as Raleigh Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Good was amazing ; leg room was great per ticket price; and cabin crew were kind"
Cons: "The seats are a little tight and I paid for a bit of a larger seat. Next time I will upgrade for more room."
Pros: "Easy booking of flight"
Cons: "The gate changed in a Dubai without proper announcement, Ground staff should have visited the passengers waiting in the gate waiting area that was printed on boat pass and inform them to new gate. Instead they charged the passengers with no show fees and delayed departure for another 12 hours."
Pros: "Food was great."
Cons: "Seating was very cramped. I paid $900 for my flight, and the seats were so on top of one another you could barely breath without touching another human. Just because other airlines do it ... doesn’t mean Emirates should."
Pros: "Very professional and courteous crew..."
Pros: "The seat was super comfortable"
Cons: "Overall great experience!!"
Pros: "The airplane The food"
Cons: "The time"
Pros: "Crew was good"
Cons: "Delayed departure, seats were not selected properly. We were 6 were the preferred seat for one of them was window. However, they selected seats in the middle till the last before window."
Pros: "Professional behavior of staff and overall cleanliness."
Pros: "Food, and space"
Pros: "I had a trouble because of crazy guy who sat behind of my seat. But crews didn't try to solve that problem actively. So, I will complaint about the attitudes of crews tomorrow morning."
Cons: "Crews attitude for the problems because of crazy guy of the flight. That was very passive responce. I was very embarrassed and frustrated. Why didn't the crews control and solve that kinds of problem? I don't understand. The crazy guy hits my seat about 4 to 5 times strongly."
Cons: "Very bad service we press the light no one comes and the food is really bad and when I went to go get a cup of tea for my headache the crew member got really mad saying where is your cup we aren’t going to give you a cup where is your cup we gave you several cups where are they getting really mad at the end we made a complaint and the manager gave me some toys"
Pros: "The cabin crew worked hard and were extremely professional and friendly. they are to be commended for this!"
Pros: "Love the great service, food, cleanliness, movies and extra leg room."
Cons: "Don't like when you have a problem with a refund. You have to fill out a form, web site doesn't work, staff also can't get it to work, you finally get a call back and they send another form to fill out. Staff write the complaint and haven't heard from anyone. I had to start over. Bad at rectifying problems and caring about customers after a trip. I booked 17 tickets for this trip for my clients. I have used you in the past for my clients ..one group 50 tickets. Carol James Travel Agrnt"
Cons: "Upgraded to "promotional" offer for business class. It was not the full experience. No lounge access etc. Though the flight part of it was great!."
Pros: "Lovely flight"
Pros: "Great service! While first time, I had a great experience."
Pros: "Service on time nice attendants clean plane modern"
Pros: "Friendly crew.. good flight"
Cons: "Screen was not working properly"
Cons: "Leg room"
Pros: "Good food on board with swift and easy transit. Flight was also on time"
Cons: "My trip was business class from US to Dubai: The attendant woke me up for lunch time to tell me you have only one option as all other options are already taken! Wifi service was not working the whole flight duration because it was not even installed yet on the new aircraft."
Pros: "Loved to watch a movie and get wonderful service"
Cons: "Can't think of anything"
Cons: "Poor unorganized.. they were late 1.5 hours which caused to loose connection flight"
Pros: "Magnificent plane lots of space friendly crew."
Cons: "The person behind me was kind of irritating"
Pros: "There was pretty much nothing I didn't like. Everything was great, including the Business Class Lounge in Dubai. The service was great, the staff was very pleasant, the comfort of the seats was unmatched."
Cons: "I remarked that the entertainment was OK, only because I have seen most of the movies and tv shows that were available, the response time for the buttons between the remote and the view screen was sometimes slow, and of course, the WiFi, I'm sure, will be improved with time."
Cons: "Food was not very good. Lightly tested. The crew never came beside serving food"
Pros: "The AirBus A380 plane is amazing! Really great movie options too - almost too much choice."
Cons: "They randomly chose us to conduct a carryon bag search, which is fine. But they also randomly chose 100 other passengers and there wasn't enough information or staff to do this random check efficiently. Hence, we were more than an hour delayed."
Pros: "service was good"
Cons: "Need to improve on the toilet"
Pros: "Every thing looks perfect, but since Emirates want to go one step further, then they should cosider the feet rest"
Pros: "Boarding logistics and flight timing were good. Being on time was a big plus. Personnel demeanour/service was good."
Cons: "Food (lunch/dinner) served was stale. I, as a vegetarian, had hoped that at least the fruit served would be good, but to the contrary. The touch-screen (Entertainment) didn't work well."
Pros: "Iv only every travelled 1st class before and this time had to travel business. I hadn't realised the drop in standard would be so apparent . The staff are not as professinal , attentive and didn't seem very organised ."
Cons: "The food was below any standard iv ever flown and was quite frankly disappointed with it only the stale dry scones but the flight as whole . I voiced my concerns at the time and was apologised to . This however caused me to feel uncomfortabld and out in the spot ."
Pros: "The overall service was excellent as the flight left on time and the flight attendants were attentive. The food onboard was perhaps the best quality I have ever had on a flight."
Pros: "The service was excellent. Plane comfort make the flight a pleasent one and less tiring."
Cons: "Usually I have enjoyed the food but the food on the return flight was not palatable."
Pros: "First class on Emirates is a perfect flying experience!"
Pros: "Bad food in flight back from dubai to dallas."
Pros: "Free meal. Free drinks. Not packed so it was comfortable. Great accomodating staff, they were definately amazing even in economy. Power at every seat to charge devices a great list of movies shows etc... food was great tasting and good portion. I enjoyed this flight more than american, delta or any of the big name companies. They should strive to be this good."
Pros: "I liked the seat and leg space comforts even at economy class."
Cons: "I am being a South Indian pure vegetarian, I was not happy with the type of veg food provided. Please do consult any lndian veg. In this regard which will go long way in attracting more passengers like me."
Pros: "Seat comfort"
Cons: "Food was really bad. I have travelled in Qatar Airways B class and there I was impressed by the food quality. Here it was really pathetic. Crew was helpful but were not willing to go an extra step. Like , offering a cup of coffee after someone wakes up."
Pros: "Even though I was flying economy, the seats on the A380 were wide and comfortable and the entertainment onboard was very good."
Pros: "Air hostesses were very polite in general I like the leg space food was delicious"
Cons: "- crew pick wake me up to ask for my blanket 30 mins before landing - pick up head set when i had 10 mins left on the movie - did not like not having enough space to fit my hand luggage into overhead compartment for the exit seat. - need free internet - could not get online at all"
Pros: "The flight was empty and the luxury to choose your open row of seats"
Cons: "Sorry that the passengers leaving left so much trash. Amazing how inconsiderate passengers really are."
Pros: "great plane and service, and so many movies"
Cons: "the passenger next to me had no sense of personal space or boundary, head on my shoulder while sleeping, foot in front of my chair, etc. and no english; gave the flight attendants a hard time too"
Cons: "The same comment as above."
Pros: "Activity bags for children, lots of legroom, great entertainment selections - new movies, nice individual screens, great colors and lighting and a nice smell. Flight attendants all nice and helpful, love the flight attendant outfits."
Pros: "Inspite of the system problems at the check in cou ters in lusaka the team still served with a smile and the flight left in time At Dubai airport we were assisted to get to the gate as we found that they had started boarding on the connecting flight."
Pros: "Comfortable seats not packed"
Pros: "The crew was good and friendly. The seat was good for a domestic business class"
Cons: "The food was not good. Chicken was very overcooked and the mashed potatoes tasted like they came from a box"
Cons: "Plane is old and systems worn out. Seats uncomfortable, little leg room, no premium economy and entertainment system didn't work. I have flown nearly 2 million miles and this has to be one of the worst planes I have been on."
Cons: "Flight attendants were rude. Food was horrible. No leg space."
Cons: "Just perfect"
Pros: "Seat was awesome. Paid for business class. There were actually 2 stewardess out of the four working. A blonde and a woman of middle east descent."
Cons: "Business first class. I was waiting foe the doors to open and not ome stewardess told me it was wrong door. Ran down to catch bus . They were closing the doors. Told them wait i am business. Omly one on the tarmat. Bus stopped. Doors ope ed and a African young man said go on. He packed me in the eco"
Pros: "The plane was old and the seats were not very comfortable."
Cons: "Bumpy landing Delayed departure"
Pros: "Non stop fron jfk"
Cons: "Planes are outdated, business class only gives you a duvet and blanket, I'm 6ft 2 and could not lie flat"
Pros: "Clean and friendly crew."
Cons: "I’m tall at the seats we’re a bit tight. But not worse than any other commuter flight in the world."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "No air conditioning during a 2 hour delay on the runway. Two ladies fainted from the heat. The TVs did not work for most of the flight."
Pros: "The crew were courteous"
Cons: "The flight was delayed leaving NYC (through no fault of SAA) and a lot of us were missing connections . There was no information provided to us on the plane on what to do once we disembarked (even if we were supposed to connect to another SAA flight). As a result, I spent (6!) hours at the airport in Jo-burg trying to locate my bag (my “Health” app clocked 3.5 from wasting all over the airport. While doing this, I was also hungry and thirsty. Food on the flight was inedible. As an example, for dinner I got cold orzo “salad” (meaning cold orzo with a couple of flecks of green bell pepper”, the main was pasta (again?!) with some red sauce; there was also a freezing cold bun and a cold cobbler of some sort. Breakfast was equally bad"
Cons: "Terrible experience with a kayak agent! I need my money back!"
Pros: "The amarula! Though it was sparse on this flight :("
Cons: "The seats"
Pros: "The flight attendants were friendly and helpful. The flashlights they used to navigate the cabin were thoughtful."
Cons: "Flights were late (maybe out of their control, due to other circumstances). There were no vegetarian options in the meals of either of hte two flights."
Pros: "The crew was nice, were so easy to talk to and they were so hospitable."
Cons: "But I do not have appetite of boarding it again due to the rudeness that I was shown by those who were at the terminal 5. I was coming from Washington State. I boarded a flight from Washington to San Fransisco then from there to New York but none of these charged me the carry on bag. When I reached at New York they said your laws (south african airways) does not allow a person to have carry on bag and laptop bag. At this time I had already extra lagguage which I paid $200 and they told me to pay another $200 dollars for carry on bag. They were so rude to me they told me to leave the bag if I do not have money. I was stranded. I tried to tell them that I boarded two flight which they did not charge me. They said the flights has different laws. But when I was going to New York i used the same flight with carry on lagguge and my laptop bag. So I paid $400. When I entered the flight I was shocked to find that almost everyone had a carryon bag. I felt that they did that to me because I was black and they wanted to find advantage on me. I was so stressful because I had no where to go. I used Delta flight when i was coming to new york but I have never experienced this charges. Now international flight experiencing this horrible situation. . True paying $400 because I had carry on bag?? Am still stressful they took a lot to me. They did not gave me receipt. I asked them to give me receipt all what they were answering me was like "just go." I have never been in a such situation. That is why I said I do not have appetite of boarding South African airways again. Is it true that your laws doesn't allow people to have carryon luggage? If it is true why some customers had the carry on luggage?? my carry was small it was not 23 pounds. Am still feeling pain for what they did to me. I know the name of the woman who was rude. If you treat passengers like that, there will be no good. The complain customer."
Pros: "There were plenty of entertainment options and blankets and pillows."
Cons: "We were running an hour late on our first flight, which made our connection tight for our second flight. The flight was a little chilly."
Pros: "That I could fly nonstop from Accra to Washington."
Cons: "No typed menu. Most (not all) crew members could have been nicer."
Pros: "value for money for the frugal class. on time."
Cons: "it is what it is - a very long flight in economy class."
Pros: "It got us where we wanted to go!"
Cons: "We paid extra to have pre-assigned seats but for both of our flights - from Seattle to Frankfurt, and Frankfurt to Johannesburg we were given seats in the back of the plane, including a middle seat (we had paid for two aisle seats across from each other)."
Pros: "Qatar air should have other options for food. Not many people like indian or middle eastern food."
Pros: "The downstairs lavatories are genius!"
Pros: "On time take off and landing food served Star Alliance member"
Cons: "The entertainment system did not work, the seats were bad, and the plane was way too old"
Pros: "Pleasant crew and entertainment"
Pros: "Plenty of leg room. Clean airplane. Friendly staff."
Pros: "Everything was fine, only the entertainment system was out for the first four hours of the flight Food was just okay - no snack was offered mid-flight."
Cons: "Entertainment system was not working for at least the first four hours of the flight"
Cons: "My luggage was "lost" for more than half of my trip and when I finally received it all of my electronic and various other items were stolen."
Pros: "food was excellent flights were on time except where second security check of every single carry-on made us late."
Cons: "The 'second' security check at the gate. I don't know it these were SAA persons or NSA but they were downright rude. After passing regular security check, these people removed a whole pile of items from our bags including items that should have fine such as bottled drinks just purchased at kiosks next to the gate, tubes of hand lotion (tiny ones), fingernail clippers that had traveled around the world (many, many previous security checks), and their attitudes were thats "too bad, throw these items out or don't fly" Such a bad start ruined my flight. Food servers onboard were equally 'grouchy;."
Cons: "Uncobfortable seat, unprofessional crew"
Cons: "Cold food."
Pros: "Food was alright, flight was quiet"
Cons: "Crew was unfriendly and entertainment didn't work. Security and boarding process in Accra has taken much longer than the 1 hour allotted both times I've taken this flight."
Pros: "leather seats were nice, airplane was clean"
Cons: "if asked for something, it felt like the crew didn't want to be bothered"
Pros: "The crew was courteous and overall the flight okay. The entertainment system was not working properly."
Cons: "The aircraft was very clean and the crew was very courteous."
Cons: "Seat divisions were like metal walls."
Pros: "Always love the tampa airport!"
Pros: "The Media available for viewing was very good. There was a lot of choices, both movies and TV shows. They could be viewed in 4 different languages. It helped make our 10 hour flight a bit easier."
Cons: "Our flight was delayed by 2+15 hours. We were told as compensation we would be able to access the South African Airlines lounge. When we went there they said we had been misinformed. When we boarded the plane I was pleased at first to see that we were in a 2 seat row and wouldn't have to deal with the horrid middle seat. This didn't last long due to the person in front of me reclining thier seat onto my lap. Within one hour we were served a meal that I declined since I had eaten during my two hour wait to board the plan. At 2:30 in the afternoon they had everyone shut the shades and the plane remained dark all day. It wasn't until the dinner serving that the lights came on. You did have the option of the seat lamp that offered little light. The staff seemed jaded. They did nothing wrong but they seemed to do as little as possible. The day before we had flown on Mango airlines and it was excellent. The staff were smiling, helpful and took extra care of the elderly passengers. They have extra leg room also."
Pros: "I initially selected my seat online two weeks prior to my flight, but unfortunately it did not register. When I checked in, the ground staff gave me a seat 45C, which was an aisle seat. I told him I had paid for a window seat. It turned out that what I paid online didn't go through. The ground staff insulted me about my credit card not being valid, which was not the case. It was something with your website because I had to select the seat several times. Regardless, he gave me another seat 65A (a window seat). When I boarded the flight I was told that they gave my seat to a mother so she could seat next to her son. I spent the entire time playing musical chairs moving from seat to seat until the flight was fully boarded. It was not a pleasant experience as I was very tired and just wanted to relax after boarding the flight. Needless to say, I will limit the amount of flights I take with SA from now on. The boarding experience as very unprofesssional."
Pros: "I had an upgrade on one of the trips (Bogota- Sao Paulo) Avianca service was good"
Cons: "South African airways airplane could be cleaner"
Cons: "Good, chairs"
Cons: "Flight was firstly delayed by 1h35. Business class was nothing but economy class with a choice of substandard food choice. Very Disappointed in SAA"
Cons: "the flight was late - which meant we had to literally run through the airport to connect with our next SAA flight. the disembarkation was also chaotic - the crew could have allowed all passengers connecting with the next SAA flight to disembark first - but instead made an announcement (after everyone was already standing) advising that "passengers connecting on SA 375 you will need to really rush through customs as you only have a few minutes to connect". Not very helpful at all! Also - the food was terrible. SAA constantly serves up the worst possible airline food (and I travel frequently so am accustomed to airline food). Finally, the entertainment system is of a very poor quality and they constantly have to re-start the system."
Pros: "Check in"
Cons: "Not applicable."
Cons: "I didn't like that SAA issued boarding passes only up to Durban instead of all the way including the Durban Cape Town leg of the trip."
Cons: "The audio on my TV didn't work, it was very muffled. I understand that it was probably a technical problem, but for a 15-hour flight, I really would have liked to have been able to watch a movie!"
Pros: "Simple, efficient and generally courteous. Timely. Especially the captain's approach to his service on such a long flight, through his soothing words to his passengers and crew. Kudos to him and the crew."
Cons: "Nothing that I disliked. Just couple of suggestions. 1. The wait between the meal upon leaving Joburg and the breakfast upon approaching JFK is TOO LONG, especially for some elderly ( if you review passenger list, you will be surprised how many were on my flight). Does not have to be more than some healthy snacks, but would be joyfully received. I know there is something available in the rear galley, but more fruits, cut up and offered in packs. SOUTH AFRICA is the country of fruits, after all. 2. Someone has done a rather poor job of selecting Indian music. Overemphasis of South Indian ( Tamil). Even the Bollywood selection (too small) is mostly out of mainstream, neither popular with young nor the elderly. If you write me, I would happily explain. Whoever is in charge does not appear very aware of your Indian passengers needs/wants. Thank you for the opportunity to help improve your service. Best to SAA."
Cons: "The flight is quite expensive considering the distance traveled. Our trip to Cape Town was cheaper and much farther."
Pros: "South African Airways was one of the best airlines I've ever been on! The crew was exceptional and very friendly. They fed us so much food and there were so many options for diet restrictions, which my vegan travel partner very much appreciated. Our 15+ hour flight wasnt bad at all. Very pleased!"
Airlines flying from Port Louis to Raleigh have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
Masks required on board, masks provided
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms
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