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January Most popular time to fly with an average 14% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$562 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$393 or less

Good deal one-way

$216 or less

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  • Morning departure is around 16% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
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Top 4 airlines serving Reykjavik Keflavik Intl to United States

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.9
Delta
Overall score based on 28,787 reviews
8.1
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.5
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
7.5
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "Nothing all excellent"

Cons: "It was great! Nice job Delta !"

Cons: "Wouldn’t change a thing! I don’t always fly! But when I do!! I fly delta!!"

Cons: "For options none. No drink carts at all. Had coffee once after I asked. Poor quality entertainment. Just a huge waste of money."

Pros: "Christina brown was amazing at gate"

Pros: "The staff at Delta are always friendly and helpful and they were able to squeeze me onto a very full flight."

Cons: "The main economy seats were far too narrow."

Pros: "I always have a consistently good experience on Delta. Everything was great."

Cons: "It was a Great flight. I always enjoy flying Delta"

Cons: "My flight was delayed almost 3 hours. Not good. Once in the air it was fine."

Pros: "Everything ok. I was hoping to buy food but glad to see almonds as one of the free snacks. Delta seems to be upping its game a bit lately."
Cons: "No US carrier seems able to master smooth boarding without standing waits."

Pros: "The crew was great and the free entertainment was great"
Cons: "Bring back pillows and blankets especially on red eyes out of Anchorage"

Pros: "The staff was amazing"
Cons: "I had a very large (over weight person sitting next to me. She occupied about 6 inches of my seat. It was quite uncomfortable. Did my best to be very polite and accommodating but it was terribly uncomfortable and closterphobic."

Cons: "Not really an experienced flyer. Overall the flight seemed good. No issues with airline or airport. Just don’t understand self-important people that feel compelled to push the overhead storage limits with their bags."

Cons: "1.5 hour delay...no reason given!"

Cons: "Flight was delayed and completely packed so our family could not get seats together"

Pros: "Matt was great. I had an exit row so it was comfortable."
Cons: "Deplaning takes FOREVER"

Cons: "Better screens for in-flight movies. More legroom or upgrade options."

Pros: "Not much. Boarding by "zone" works ok, but is no quicker than most other boarding methods."
Cons: "Boeing 767-400ER seats had no leg room for 6'+ traveller like me. The entertainment system was so old that there were no 115v outlets or USB ports. On a 7-hour flight, that is a significant problem for travellers today with multiple electronic devices. Finally, we were not told in advance that we had to go through security twice and through US Customs BEFORE leaving Dublin. So, the 6-hour layover at JFK was a complete waste of our time as we did not have to go through Customs there."

Pros: "First leg from San Diego was excellent."
Cons: "Arriving in SLC discovered out flight to Denver was CANCELLED! Had to reschedule to the next day. Not fun!"

Pros: "Not much to like here. The new crew was pleasant"
Cons: "Old crew was surly. Plane had much problems and finally replaced. Left 5 hrs late. Delta claims it doesn't have to compensate for a late flight - just a cancelled one so guess which this was The baggage fees are obscene and the gouging of the customer is immoral. No wonder people hate the airlines."

Cons: "Excellent service excellent pilot"

Pros: "Overall, the flight was very smooth and I thought the crew did a great job."
Cons: "I know this is a federal regulation, but I have to mention it as it is part of the boarding process. For the life of me, I can't understand why it is necessary to go through security again after re-entering the country. Understandable that I have to go through customs, but going through security again is ridiculous."

Pros: "Flights were both on time and boarded quickly. Crew was wonderful!"

Pros: "Free in flight entertainment"
Cons: "One of my bags went to Santa Fe"

Pros: "The customer service was amazing! The amenities made the flight entertaining and enjoyable. The pilot key us informed."
Cons: "Middle seats are physically uncomfortable."

Pros: "flight was on time, food was good"
Cons: "entertainment was not working, not enough legroom"

Pros: "Entertainment"
Cons: "This is my third flight this year with Delta and every time we wait for the "crew" to get off from another flight. And as soon as they get there we can board. It's getting very annoying. Fix it."

Pros: "I love the new snack choices! Way to go Delta for offering Kind bars now!! This is awesome."
Cons: "Tiny old plane, props blocked my window view, no entertainment system."

Cons: "Takeoff was delayed approx 4 hours which made me miss my connection and prolonged the whole travel day."

Pros: "The staff of the flight were very friendly and attentive. They were great!"

Cons: "I'm tired of Delta making it IMPOSSIBLE to experience benefits of my loyalty. I flew literally AROUND the world in the past 6 months and it STILL doesn't qualify me for anything more than Silver elite? Seriously? When you use a voucher because of their error to lower your ticket price, but still pay cash for it, why does that then automatically exclude you from upgrades? Poor customer loyalty, in fact, non-existent these days."

Pros: "Early arrival. And service"
Cons: "I was assigned very last seat and there is no reclining option."

Cons: "I wouldn't rate this flight on a five-star grid--I give it 0.0 stars. Delta's economy seats are so tiny that even a small person like myself finds it agonizing to ride in them for a moderate-length flight. We need aggressive regulation of our airlines to prevent the unconscionable and humiliating way they treat economy passengers. It's not safe, healthy or humane to ask human beings to sit for hours in tiny spaces with very little air (on top of everything else, the plane was mercilessly hot the whole time). Next time I will choose a European carrier--even the discount Euro carriers are better than any US airline."

Cons: "long wait and delayed flight"

Pros: "WiFi, good flight attendants"
Cons: "Would like to see Direct TV along with Delta Suite so can watch live TV"

Pros: "Attendants and entertainment"
Cons: "Delays for no explained reason"

Pros: "One male attendant from the first class cabin - super sweet and attentive to our needs even tho we're not seating in the premium cabin"
Cons: "Junior attendants in economy comfort seat - so lazy and whiny!"

Pros: "From the Ground crew to the Flight crew, you can feel the genuine care and thoughtfulness of everyone! They even remember you, if you fly often enough, and let you know how much they appreciate your business."

Pros: "Very professional and caring."

Pros: "plane had individual movies for free with each seat!"

Cons: "Flight was repeatedly delayed. Ended up being over 3 hours late to depart due to weather. Another delay due to mechanical problems."

Cons: "I've only experienced delayed flights with Delta ... and this was no exception. It wasn't weather-related, nor a late flight delivering a plane - just no ground crew to service the plane between flights."

Pros: "nice snack"

Pros: "The entertainment screen was good. The food was acceptable. The crew was very nice and friendly."
Cons: "The seating. Isn't that always the case. Buy a standard seat and be squished like you don't matter - just an afterthought - and if you wanted better, spend another $100 bucks or so. Add to that insult the fact that my wife and I couldn't even sit together because we couldn't choose seats until we arrived at the airport. Really."

Cons: "We did not board at the scheduled time, although I believe we arrived on time. The crew was demeaning and singled out individuals who were causing the aircraft to not move. It was in a very pretentious manner, not like southwest personnel who have similar antics but with a playful tone. The plane is a small one where bags don't fit overhead and many head bumps occur. We arrived fine which mean the flight was successful but it was not very enjoyable."

Pros: "Left on time, arrived early. Great cabin service, attentive and polite. Comfort Plus seats are worth the extra few bucks."
Cons: "Nothing. Low rating for entertainment only because there really wasn't any, but I wouldn't have used it anyway, so no big deal."

Pros: "All went as planned and expected. No thrill- like taking a Greyhound bus in the old days...gets you where you are going but without much pizzazz New seats and quite clean, but the new seats were very hard and uncomfortable after an hour."
Cons: "Somewhat claustrophobic and always wish the drop down tray table behind could be disconnected from my seat. When the passenger behind uses the tray as a set of bongo drums to keep beat with his headphones it is a pretty miserable trip."

Pros: "The plane departed on time with no delay."
Cons: "They had two JFK-bound flights leaving from the adjacent gates at the exact same time. So your "10:30 a.m. to JFK" could have been either gate 35 or 36, and the doors were so close that the people were in one big, undifferentiated mass...rather than two separate boarding areas or lines. That may have been a problem of the Reykjavik airport rather than the airline."

Pros: "Boarding was efficient and the crew were nice."
Cons: "the seating is horrible. it was the tightest seating I've ever experienced."

Pros: "Services is good ."
Cons: "Food can be better"

Cons: "The only complaint I had was that it was very warm on the flight (and I usually get cold on flights), and in the seats we had there weren't fans above the seats. A few rows up they had fans, so apparently you have to pay extra for air... This wouldn't be a big deal on a short domestic flight, but for an international flight it was a long time to be uncomfortable!"

Pros: "15 years ago I told myself not to fly Delta anymore. But these 2 flights Detroit to Amsterdam and back changed my mind. I enjoyed the flight very much and I'm looking forward to the next one."

Pros: "The socks offered in business were comfortable and nice looking. The red wine was good."
Cons: "The food was just average and the seat not too comfortable"

Cons: "I paid for the preferred seat .and i found that people beside me didnt pay anything when i asked them ,"

Pros: "Almost everything, especially the crew."
Cons: "Don’t feel like anything should be better to be honest"

Pros: "The crew tried to be helpful but were equally frustrated with the ground crew."
Cons: "Follow your own policies. Allow people to board (economy plus) with their hand luggage who have followed all the rules and chosen a seat in the front of the plane. My daughter and my KLM approved baggage were taken by the boarding crew while allowing other passengers to go with more than allowed"

Pros: "Flight and the crew!"
Cons: "Staff at the airport pushing you to upgrade to first class but not making it clear only the first trip from Athens to Amsterdam which the first class uses same uncomfortable seats as the economy to pay extra 130 euros ridiculous airfrance stuff! I should have flown all the way to NYC first class!!!"

Cons: "Half the screens were not working - crew were made aware but nothing was done. Vegetarian choices were poor to non-existent ; I witnessed crew insist to a passenger that there were no vegetarian options! They finally cobbled something together for him but not a pleasant experience"

Cons: "Crew members in Amsterdam were very rude and disrespectful"

Pros: "economy plus seats were nice, great movie selection, especially international movies"
Cons: "crew was not friendly, i had to ask for water many times, usually water person walk the aisle. food was terrible. other carriers food were better"

Pros: "The flight crew was so friendly and the food was really good."

Pros: "Crew was great and professional."
Cons: "Entertainment controls were outdated and confusing to operate. There were no charging ports."

Pros: "My seat at the window was great and the staff really friendly and courteous!"

Pros: "The flight started with a visit in the recently renovated KLM crown lounge in Amsterdam airport. I liked the various seating options and of course the upstairs bar. The service on board was attentive and efficient, the food options I really liked (especially the Chinese dish) but also the little touches like the nuts & gouda cheese which were served in small porcelain bowls. The seat itself was very comfortable when sitting and the structure gives a lot of privacy. However for couples or friends travelling it's a bit cumbersome to have a conversation even when sitting in seats next to each other. Overall my expectations were fulfilled."
Cons: "This seat is not ideal for sleeping for taller persons (I'm 185cm tall) as the space to put the feet is very narrow and it's uncomfortable when lying on the back (as one cannot put them in the natural resting position). Cabin temperature could have been a bit lower for my taste. Crew needs better training with regards to transfer procedure in Chengdu."

Pros: "Very personable staff. Food acceptable for airline fare. Ticket price was outstanding."
Cons: "Paid for extra legroom, but very narrow seats not comfortable. Very difficult to sleep. Old plane--could not hear movies and unclear screen. Music sounded OK and choice was good."

Pros: "The constant smile conferred by flight attendants through the entire flight."
Cons: "The boarding was a bit disorderly. Lanes for zones 3 and 4 were not clearly indicated."

Cons: "Poor food, flight attend and finally baggage missing. Overall experience is extremely bad."

Pros: "Crew where awesone and the choice of entertainment was fantastic"
Cons: "Seats way to close together"

Pros: "Staff very pleasant"
Cons: "Evening snack was not the greatest breakfast was pretty food"

Pros: "I am so grateful to have been provided delicious and filling vegan meals on this long flight. Thank you for offering a dietary option that is compassionate toward animals and contributes less to climate change! Now if only the planes were powered by clean, renewable energy... Hopefully that will become a reality someday very soon! Oh, and also the crew on this flight was exceptionally kind and helpful. Thank you so much!"
Cons: "I did not enjoy the turbulence, which I suppose is unavoidable. More importantly, I felt quite guilty about the greenhouse gas emissions of my flight. I have decided to cut down on my air travel as much as possible as a way of reducing my carbon footprint."

Pros: "Good entertainment options. Nice flight attendants"
Cons: "It would be helpful for short people to be able to adjust the head rest lower on the seat. More recent released movies would be helpful. More leg room. Not charging more money to choose seats."

Pros: "Great food"
Cons: "I paid a top price for my ticket and expect the advertised amenities to work. Upgrade or replacement for entertainment system."

Pros: "The cabin crew was so kind, efficient, and attentive. All meals and snacks were delicious."

Pros: "Good services!"

Pros: "Nice to have a wrap for the snack."
Cons: "Would have preferred boarding by row - back of the flight first so would have been more organized."

Pros: "Nice crew; clean plane; decent dinner"
Cons: "No entertainment system; insufficient knee space"

Pros: "I enjoyed the attention to detail and comfort. Helped to make the flight easier to handle."

Cons: "Delay can occur sometimes but it wiuld be better to be explained its reason and the estimated time for boarding. The customer service at CDG airport was the worst ever and all people standing boarding desk were useless without any mind what they are doing."

Pros: "The crew came to get me from the arrival gate to get to the departure gate since our plane was delayed. It helped to know that the airline was checking to make sure we made the flight."
Cons: "I did not get my luggage in Nairobi. The delayed flight that was the most likely reason it did not get to the connecting flight to Nairobi."

Pros: "The flight attendants could not do enough for you."
Cons: "Business class was pretty empty but again I was not allowed to change my seat selection online. Pathetic check-in."

Pros: "newer plane, good staff"
Cons: "need better and more food options, more often"

Pros: "Crew was friendly..business class seat was very comfortable and seemed wider than most Nice power outlets great entertainment system"
Cons: "Row 6 in business is after the first 5 rows and Galley and restroom. Very awkward"

Pros: "That we didn’t crash"
Cons: "Everything! The crew was rude, no entertainment whatsoever, late boarding, late departure and bad experience with the check in process both in app and on website."

Pros: "Of the multiple international airlines I recently flew with, I would have to say KLM was by far the best. Relaxing atmosphere, comfortable seating, great in-flight entertainment, although I have the go-go in-flight data/entertainment plan with t-mobile (highly recommended), the flight included a decent selection of movies, television programs, etc. The food far exceeded typical "airline quality," even for an international flight - and included a fabulous little snack box with locally sourced gourmet and specialty items such as chocolate from Belgium, fine cheeses from France, and crackers from England. Drinks = gratis, and crew was exceptionally attentive and went out of their way to make flight as pleasant as possible."
Cons: "Nothing."

Pros: "Speed, crew, and reliablity."
Cons: "Food wasn't good, no entertainment or accessory plug ins, and seats were worn out! Not comfortable at all. Great leg room though."

Pros: "Night flight so no entertainment allowed sleeping"
Cons: "Kosher food could be improved"

Pros: "Flight attendants tried their best given what they had to work with."
Cons: "They can not retire these old Boeing 747's soon enough. Due to mechanical problems, our flight arrived at LAXfour and a half hours late and further problems with the cargo door caused an additional one hour delay of our take off."

Pros: "KLM fed a sandwich even though the flight was only 2 hours. The crew was pleasant. Getting through the Amsterdam airport to catch a connecting flight with only an hour to do so was no big deal. Airport staff was pleasant and helpful."

Pros: "Special treat for King's Day Friendly crew"
Cons: "15 min late boarding 30 min delay leaving the gate Very little leg room"

Pros: "Captain was updating us with the delay status."
Cons: "You have to be gold to get the priority boarding. In other countries I can do it with my silver status."

Pros: "Flight was on time, crew professional, food and drinks good and kept coming. I learnt Dutch on the in-flight entertainment system. I was in a good mood talking to another passenger about his new luggage system. This mood was kept and not taken away on the flight."
Cons: "Would be nice if there was wifi on board"

Pros: "Food was relatively good"
Cons: "We had ourtrip from San Francisco to Amsterdam which is one of the longest flights ever, andthe entertainment system wasnt working, we kept on telling them several times but nothing happened and at the end they wereeven avoiding us. By the end of the trip when we were approaching Ams, a hostess came and she gave us a $25 dollar discountvoucher to be used in our next trip, this is totally not acceptable!"

Pros: "attentive on the plane"
Cons: "the checking in took very long not enough staff for the amount of people."

Cons: "Why is there no rating for on-time delivery? After my super-late departure from PDX to AMS (computer outage), I essentially had the same problem on my return flight. KLM's Birmingham to Amsterdam flight departed so late that I again missed my Amsterdam connection."

Pros: "Service - Crew"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Professionality onboard, punctuality"
Cons: "In Bologna, They made me take stuff out of my luggage at check in, because the weight was 26kg instead of 23 kg and I'm even a Fyingblue gold member. Totally ridiculous."

Pros: "Very good flight.I recommend it to everyone."

Pros: "The service is very good.Crew is very nice and flight on time."

Cons: "See above."

Pros: "Great planes. Great air crew. Great ground staff. Seats are large and comfortable. Crew does a great job of making sure you have what you need. Extremely attentive and professional. Gate agents are friendly and knowledgeable. They work hard to solve any problems you have - even if you're not and Iceland Air customer. I can't say enough good things about them. You can't go wrong flying Iceland Air."

Cons: "Our seats were reassigned at the last minute (upon boarding) to seats that couldn't recline at all. The people in front of us could recline their seats fully, giving us no room whatsoever to move. We had no room to even rest our heads on the table or cross our legs. It was very uncomfortable. Had I known the seating was so uncomfortable, I would not have flown this airline. These were not the seats we selected earlier, so we were taken by surprise at being given such terrible seats and offered no options. I will not fly this airline again."

Cons: "The gate changed and I heard no announcement of it. Received incorrect information from uniformed employees when signs were not found about the flight at the wrong gate..There was no waiting area for my flight, only a line. We were bussed to a remote area of the field to board our flight from the tarmac. The flight was late in leaving. Crew was nice once we were on board, good plane. Cold in row 19, boiling hot near forward lavatories. Stressful, horrible experience."

Pros: "The entertainment selection was fine but the same as when we flew two weeks earlier. It was nice of the crew to hand out water right as we boarded."
Cons: "The flight was late. It took a long time to get on board and there were passengers whose seating arrangements had changed, which made many of them very upset. I'm not sure that the crew handled it as well as they could have. We sat on the airplane for about an hour before even taking off. It would have been nice to get some complimentary snacks to make up for all of the delays."

Pros: "direct service"
Cons: "reservation process by Kayak was the worst....I am moving on to google flights."

Pros: "Able to choose an exit row seat, entertainment system"
Cons: "No complimentary food items for a $1300 flight"

Pros: "Comfortable, good in flight entertainment, most of the crew were really nice. I didn't buy any food so I can't rate that."
Cons: "Only one thing: when I departed the plane, I asked a flight attendant for an Icelandic newspaper. There was a stack of them leftover. She said no, those are being saved for the next flight. That was disappointing to me that they wouldn't give me a leftover newspaper. I guess I should have asked for one during the flight but I was surprised that they would say no to a relatively minor request."

Pros: "see above"

Pros: "Overall comfort of the aircraft and entertainment provided."
Cons: "This is my fourth flight on Iceland air and my forth flight that was late. Luckily I always build time in my schedule to accommodate such delays."

Pros: "The entertainment offerings were excellent. The complimentary drinks were also appreciated."
Cons: "Perhaps it's an industry-wide trend, but the flights are expensive enough to include meals; having to pay extra for alcohol is reasonable, but charging for a sandwich seems excessive. More troubling, however, is that I had to pay extra (a rather steep fee of 240 Euro) for my extra-heavy luggage, and the airline lost my bag. This fee, at the very least, should be reimbursed."

Cons: "The flight was leaving late and we were informed that it was fine, that we would make our connection to Jetblue flight to RDU! That was not the case, however! That was the last flight to RDU that day and no hotel rooms were available in Boston area!!! So we had to spend the night on cots in the terminal! That sucks!!!"

Pros: "Safely traveled from Reykjavik to Boston"
Cons: "Last minute seat changes with little explanation for many passengers including my husband and me on the plane. Very uncomfortable, worn-out seat. Chaotic boarding process or more accurately lack thereof"

Cons: "Flight delayed without explanation. Waited over 40 minutes for luggage to come out. Rep didn't know anything. Just seems like a very disorganized airline"

Pros: "Friendly staff, free soft drinks/coffee, decent entertainment."
Cons: "Long flight for having no snacks offered, left late"

Cons: "The service wasn't very good, the seats were marginally comfortable and the food was just Ok. Expected more from Business class considering the price of the ticket."

Pros: "The stewardess on my flight was excellent. I didn't feel good and she helped me a lot."
Cons: "The flight was delayed."

Cons: "Iceland Airport was a nightmare. Felt like a herd of cattle. Had to sit on floor. Not enough seats. Gates were switched for 2 flights so everyone was bumping into each other. Will never fly there again."

Pros: "Once we boarded the plane, the experience was fine. The crew was pleasant and helpful. The food we purchased was actually quite good. Because I didn't want to purchase a head set, I didn't access any of the entertainment. However, the available choices seem excellent."
Cons: "I hated the Keflavik airport. It is undergoing an expansion and has not been able to keep up with the huge number of people and flights that are going through there. There was no seating around the gates. And no one there to manage the crowd,which had to manage itself. The gate agents were confused as to what was going on. Boarding was late, and the pile up on the runway caused further delays. I will not be using Icelandair for the foreseeable future because the airport needs to get its act together. As of now, it is simply not ready to be the major hub that it aspires to be."

Pros: "The Reykjavik airport was clean and had nice facilities"
Cons: "The customer service was very poor on the plane. During the time that my mother requested a drink on the plane, the flight attendants walk right past her and did not even initially acknowledge her presence. I found that to be very rude and unprofessional. I was also very disappointed to find that we were not given food on the five hour flight. That was very inconvenient and I have never experienced that on any other airline in my 22 years of life. It is safe to say that I will NEVER be flying with Iceland air again."

Pros: "still exit row, but more comfortable and great leg room."

Pros: "We were upgraded to economy plus, and it was a wonderful experience!"

Pros: "Price and the fact that they waited to take off until we arrived from Copenhagen"
Cons: "Boarding is awful - just a mad rush of people!!"

Pros: "the plane got us to our destination close to on-time"
Cons: "no seats in the airport; barely enough room to stand; long wait for boarding and totally confusing/interfering messages on airport PA system; chaotic boarding "process"; had to walk out in rain; MUCH more troubling were the elderly and handicapped people who also had to deal with this mess... many of them were in obvious physical pain. unconscionable; entertainment system kept cutting in and out, working for a while, going dark, coming back, then finally dying for good; this took up a great deal of the crew's time; nobody bothered to make a cabin announcement"

Pros: "See above"

Pros: "Quickest way to fly to Sweden from Boston and very affordable."
Cons: "I purchased food in advance. Still only got it on the flight back. Food itself was just ok. Seats not very comfortable and in one leg of the journey the entertainment system wasn't working. When switching flights in Iceland we had to ride a bus to our new plane. We were not properly dressed to be outside in a chilly morning."

Pros: "schedule"
Cons: "boarding was chaotic with no boarding announcement at the gate and very long line up; seats uncomfortable, but better than previous flight, probably due to having window and isle seats and better padding in chair cushion; cabin too hot"

Cons: "lack of organization and communication in boarding process"

Pros: "Great crew, great plane"
Cons: "NO FOOD! Confused on why such a long flight there was no food"

Pros: "Great experience in a long layover. Plenty to do within the airport or within a 30 minute drive of the airport."
Cons: "multiple security checks at airport for an international flight."

Pros: "Comfort of plane and flight in general. Able to make up lost time from delays."
Cons: "Terrible airport experience! Because of other flight delays, the boarding of our flight was late and very confused. There was a terrible trio playing music at our gate that was so loud that no one heard the boarding announcements. Needless to say, they were quite late in boarding this flight as well as our others."

Pros: "Same....the crew on board are lovely. The food was just ok."
Cons: "We were herded to lower level at Keflavik where the seating is sparse and food choices are bad."

Pros: "Icelandair service"

Pros: "Same as above"
Cons: "Same as above"

Pros: "Very friendly service, boarding and disembarking was fairly smooth. On time departure. Food for purchase was very good."
Cons: "The entertainment system and footrest on my seat were broken. They did make a few efforts to reset the system, but without success and without apologies. The seat was fairly small (I'm skinny/fit in size), but manageable for a Boston to Iceland flight. Slightly confused boarding/herding system, but it seemed to work ok, just limited communication once the process began."

Pros: "Fairly comfortable seats for coach. Good price for journey."
Cons: "Boarding was a bit hectic. No row announcements just all aboard at once."

Cons: "We were seated at an exit seat which was fine other than the window seat being very, very cold."

Pros: "Crew, seats, duration"

Pros: "Comfortable seats"
Cons: "Boarding process in Reyjavik was disorganized and slow."

Pros: "Service was good and the seat-back entertainment system was excellent. Basic seats were decent in width and legroom. Warm food options were adequate and had relatively decent prices."
Cons: "Center seat had very little under-seat storage, probably due to the electronics for the entertainment system. Although the seats were decent size-wise, they felt worn out and uncomfortable."

Cons: "Lost luggage (for the second time on the way back!)"

Pros: "Again, the courtesy and sincere desire of the staff to make the flight a good one was impressive."
Cons: "The boarding process in Iceland is chaos. Passengers for three different flights all gather in sone small hallway outside the gates and are allowed into the gate by seat rows. this makes no difference in how you board, because once you get inside the gate area, it is just a mob waiting to up the stairs/escalator to the gangway with no rhyme or reason to who goes when."

Pros: "Crew and entertainment were top notch."
Cons: "We left late and we missed our bus and had to buy new tickets."

Cons: "Boarding was a bit awkward"

Cons: "The flight attendants in the business class were hurried and were not of international business class quality. When they were made to realize that I was a vegetarian, they made no effort to find alternatives knowing they did not have veg food on the flight. The international flights should carry at least one veg option. This flight had none. I almost starved during the flight. Boarding process was not well organized. Announcements were not properly made"

Pros: "Same as above One more note. On the outbound flight of this trip we had a three hour delay in Rekyavik as they repaired the plane. We were disappointed but not angry at this delay because nobody wants to fly an unsafe plane. But communication during that period was poor."

Pros: "Free water bottle at boarding."
Cons: "Charging for snacks and food on a transatlantic flight. The food was great though, I just wasn't aware they would charge for the dinner. I rated the boarding ok because the issue wasn't Iceland Air but the airport. They had four flights to the U.S taking off at about the same time and people were lined up in the hallway confused as to where to go."

Cons: "On time!"

Cons: "I ordered an oatmeal, it was really disgusting! I had to beg for a blanket! Movies were mediocre....."

Pros: "bottled water is a nice touch..."
Cons: "there are no boarding calls in Iceland...you have to be at gate and watch the crowd."

Pros: "Nothing. I was offloaded minutes before boarding by BA without any explanations. The staff was not helpful in any way. BA is suggesting either non recept of payment or credit card fraud. Both reasons are totally bogus."
Cons: "Proper communication by both BA and local handlers at the airport in Iceland."

Pros: "BA cancelled my flight, but did offer an alternate on Lufthansa on same day,"
Cons: "Being notified of the cancellation, instead of accidentally finding out about it. Very poor or lack of communication regarding cancellation due to pilots' strike."

Pros: "The crew was great, as always. Unfortunately, my seat mate was very overweight, pushing into my space. No fault of BA except that bigger seats would help the "growing" population of travelers."
Cons: "Bigger seats for bigger travelers. Especially on long flights. Those of us that are less full figured would be more comfortable. Go back to the system that includes one checked bag and one carry on as included in the advertised price. I know that airlines need to be more competitive, but the ala carte for luggage is not acceptable. Instead, offer an opportunity for customers t donate to offset the carbon impact. Thanks"

Pros: "Great crew—really great"
Cons: "Entertainment screen hard to view. It’s low def. and not bright"

Cons: "Announcements at the gate: there were none. The flight was slightly delayed and there was not a word from BA agents."

Pros: "The crew was very helpful. Made sure I was comfortable."

Cons: "We were delayed for an hour in London and then immigration and customs in Chicago were awful"

Pros: "The overall experience was great! I was extremely satisfied. I thought the crew was very kind and the extra touch of bringing ice cream to everyone as a treat was perfect for our family that had to restless little boys."
Cons: "I did find it strange that the only brought the drink cart around once during the 9 & 1/2 hour flight. It was a cost savings approach more than anything. For the crew, I am sure it was also a time savings approach. When going to find another drink, it was clear supplies were also thinning out."

Cons: "More legroom."

Pros: "Check In went fast, getting through security was also fast. The price was excellent."
Cons: "Small seat, did not recline fully but it was an economy ticket."

Pros: "Comfortable"

Pros: "Felt like a disorganized mess! I don’t understand how this is still in business. Water was for sale on the flight, not for free. Water!! It’s a basic amenity. Exit row was exactly the same leg space as the rest of the aircraft. So why did I pay extra?"
Cons: "Delays! Delays! Delays!!"

Pros: "I liked that the seats were very comfortable and had enough space."
Cons: "I didn’t like that I had to go through security twice once upon arrival and once in London. i also wish I would have booked a different airline so I could have had a direct flight. That wasn’t a problem with this airline though, just my negligence with research."

Cons: "Double charge and unprofessional untrained staff on the counter"

Pros: "Seat comfortable, Crew was great."
Cons: "The guy in front of me pushed his seat back and the space was reduced dramatically, even for lunch. Screen was not so good, but pprobably enough"

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Couldnt pick seat after checkin. They put me in the middle in the back row even though there were better seats left empty right next to me. baggage would have cost 100 pounds to check. Flight was not exactly cheap at 200 pounds. Will just fly the budget airline next time over british air since. I expect better accomodation for these prices."

Pros: "No water without purchase"

Pros: "The crew was friendly and the food was good."
Cons: "Being on a plane for 9 hours in those small seats with no leg room is not pleasant, but I don't guess that will ever change. Also, no music to listen to other than United Kingdom bands I never heard of...I tried some... not my thing. Would like to have had some classic rock options, British or otherwise."

Pros: "Flight was safe. Pilots did fine job."
Cons: "Plane was filthy. Crew did not collect rubbish throughout the flight except once immediately after each meal service. I went to the back to throw away my and my seat mate's rubbish, bins were overflowing and untidy. seemed to put out crew members when I asked for a cup with ice."

Pros: "Crew did their best while sweating with the passengers especially prior to take off"

Cons: "The plan from Philadelphia to Amsterdam didn't have the normal TV screens in the seats ahead of the passengers, which meant we all had one show to watch. :("

Pros: "Food !!the services"
Cons: "The seats not very good and the tv screen"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "We waited in the plane for 5 hours and ended with a cancelled flight. We were rebooked out of Oakland the next day. Missed an entire day in Rome for our honeymoon, lost a night at a hotel, and lost money on a tour."

Pros: "The orderly manner in boarding & customer service"
Cons: "Everything was great"

Pros: "The seat was comfortable and featured the good headrests."
Cons: "Food was inedible so I left it. The sound on the movies was tinny making hearing difficult."

Pros: "Great service, good / plentiful food, lots of entertainment options."
Cons: "No outlet / USB to plug in my phone or computer."

Pros: "Loved everything about this flight great complimentary food options"

Cons: "In flight service needs to be improved"

Pros: "It got me where I needed to be with a reasonable seat. I got a arrival card from the flight attendants."
Cons: "The boarding process was not very clear because we were away for the first announcement and then no more details were provided that we heard, so we just got in line. It seemed like nothing was free on board, including water but I could be wrong. If there was free stuff, it was not clear, which is annoying. They gave me an arrival card, but no pen or pencil or anything to write with."

Pros: "Boarding was seamless and straightforward"
Cons: "Crew - Mostly men that looked like they hated their jobs. They were mostly unfriendly, and getting any of them to crack a smile was like pulling teeth."

Cons: "The only refreshment without charge was tap water. The crew also pulled a curtain across the tops of the seats in front of us to separate economy from priority, and it felt somewhat insulting. Boarding was delayed with no communication from the crew as we all stood at the gate waiting for instructions."

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "Announcement was made that flight was delayed for at least two hours and that delay might be longer or might be cancelled. Desk staff specifically said they would not help rebook until the 2 hour delay had passed. I bought a ticket on Delta amd actually flew to London."

Pros: "staff friendly."
Cons: "seat broken, screen broken. When fixed the choice of movies was very limited. In seat power not working, so couldn't work after battery exhausted. Flight attendants were all friendly but didn't respond to call button or other requests."

Cons: "I didn't like the fact that one has to pay for any refreshments on the flight, even for coffee, juice, or soda. When I asked for water, the flight attendant assumed that I wanted to pay for bottled water; I had to specify that I wanted regular water."

Cons: "The credit/debit card machine didn't work on half the cards. It took about an hour for anyone to get food or a drink. The staff was more preoccupied with selling things than picking up the rubbish. It only takes a minute to walk down the aisle collecting cups and bottles. Some people never did have their items collected before the three hour flight ended."

Pros: "Flight attendants were to top in the industry. Caring and caring. They are the face of your airline. Give them the right tools, they function well. I could not have been treated better as a Frequent traveler."
Cons: "Reservation process online does not show you that you are buying a bullshit Business Class seat. You pay a premium for Business class and granted, the meal was great, something the Coach class did not get BUT they should tell you when booking that that you are sitting in coach with a table blocking the middle seat, not truly a Business class seat. Dumb down your operations but don't insult your customers. Tell them what they are getting when booking a bus type business class seat. Worst business practice ever, driven by European style of travel BUT call it premium economy, not BUSINESS."

Pros: "see above"
Cons: "see above"

Pros: "Everything was okay! The plane was kind of empty and that why the service was excellent, the crew very friendly."

Pros: "The usual competent BA experience."
Cons: "The main meal was a mess. They ran out of the pasta option way too early. Then the tray was covered in useless extras - such as salad dressing (unlabelled, but that's what it looked like) and lime pickle, when the starter was a potato salad that already had a sauce and the main was pasta with tomato sauce and broccoli. They should cut out the extras and spend the savings on better starters and mains."

Pros: "Safe on almost on time trip"
Cons: "Checking in at Reykjavic was slow and crowded"

Cons: "No hay entretenimiento"

Pros: "Ok food."
Cons: "Horrible flight from a comfort standpoint."

Cons: "Plane was very old and my seat was very out of condition and uncomfortable.... also ordered a gluten free meal which the main meal was fine but the 2nd meal was 2 packets of raisins!! Where as everybody else got a sandwich and snack!"

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Not a thing"

Pros: "A great crew member or more can make a flight so much better."
Cons: "Update your entertainment systems. Head jack was broken and system old."

Pros: "Great crew, loaded early, smooth flight, landed early"
Cons: "Felt abused with petty charges. Charged for WATER- even those peanut packs were not free. Checked luggage fees were up to 100 British pounds per bag. Legroom was barely OK. Entertainment was a decade old system. Not a good value."

Cons: "We are really upset that Aer Lingus and/or Bitish Airways lost our baggeage! All our clothes, toiletries, medicine, and other personal belongings are MIA and we want these two airlines to work together and expedite finding and tertuning our luggage."

Cons: "There was no food on this fight."

Cons: "Crew was not helpful at the end of the flight when we had a very short turnaround time due to delay and my girlfriend had to run to catch the other flight and she has recently had hip surgery. The crew was asked 3 times for help and their response was "you will be fine". We were not fine also the security crew at Heathrow was incredibly slow and there were 3 standing around talking and one very slow very rude lady going through bags which caused us also to be delayed and have to run to catch connecting flight to SF just barely made it - totally unacceptable."

Pros: "The in-flight service was great!"

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