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Airports
Origin
Cape Town
$819
only
$819
Johannesburg
$727
only
$727
Destination
Chicago
$727
only
$727
$912
only
$912
Tue, Jan 30
JNB
ORD
31h 44m
Thu, Feb 8
ORD
JNB
22h 50m
Trip: 10 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue, Mar 6
JNB
ORD
30h 30m
Thu, Mar 15
ORD
JNB
34h 35m
Trip: 9 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 14012 reviews
Overall
7.5
Boarding
7.6
Comfort
7.2
Crew
8.0
Entertainment
7.0
Food
6.9
LHR
SEA
Excellent 8.0

Behavior of board personnel

The delay in London

LHR
BKK
Mediocre 2.0

Late BA flight made sure I had to wait 7 hours to catch and EVA air flight. I want my money back. I paid 1000 to flight British Airways not to be crammed on a flight as a show away. Super uncomfortable seat on EVA and a terrible experience. I fell on the plane.

BUD
LHR
Excellent 8.0

Behavior of board personnel

LHR
BOM
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing to like

11 hours wait time!!!! No lounge entrance No food!

PHL
LHR
Okay 5.0

I feel like the overall product is so devalued at BA these days. It just doesn't feel classy anymore. As opposed to Lufthansa, which is an example of a European carrier that cares about passenger comfort and experience. Also the typical circling of LHR to get a slot is annoying and makes me want to avoid BA.

Thu, Feb 1
JNB
ORD
25h 35m
Thu, Feb 8
ORD
JNB
31h 50m
Trip: 8 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 6459 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.1
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.9
SIN
DOH
Excellent 9.6

La mejor atención, buena comida, comodidad, confiabilidad, pilotaje, tranquilidad

Podrían tener más películas con subtítulos en español, jugos mas conocidos y la música mejor organizada para búsqueda

ATL
DOH
Excellent 10.0

The crew service

The cost of internet access

WDH
DOH
Good 6.0

It has good sized toilets

Snacks and candy served we're of low quality. No prayer facilities inside the plane. They didn't allow me to pray though I got some empty spot to do so. They brought the issue of safety. While fasten seat belt sign was on I found people standing, walking, using toilet etc but air Crew did never brought up the issue of safety.

DOH
DEL
Excellent 10.0

Dedicated to customer service

LHE
DOH
Excellent 8.6

There's not food which was on menu I did not eat

Wed, Jun 20
CPT
ORD
33h 25m
Thu, Jul 5
ORD
CPT
31h 50m
Trip: 16 days
8.3ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.3 Excellent
Based on 9789 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.6
Food
8.1
DXB
AMD
Excellent 8.6

Quick boarding, on time, nice amenities near the gate.

The menu had a vegetarian and a chicken option, but when the trolley came around, they only had vegetarian options. We were in the fourth or fifth row from the front (in Economy), so it's surprising if they ran out of the chicken option that early.

CPT
DXB
Excellent 8.0

The entertainment was giving some issues and the staff tried to resolve it. Eventually it came right by it self...

DXB
DFW
Good 6.0

Flight change

DXB
IAD
Okay 4.6

They missed me for breakfast despite my being awake and trying to get their attention. Then they ran out of one of the choices for both dinner and breakfast. This despite the plane being less than capacity. Also there were so many empty seats in the back but I noticed that some people were still being packed in like the flight was full. Emirates should do a better job of assigning seats to make as many people comfortable as possible.

DXB
BKK
Excellent 8.0

After our trip from Cape Town to Dubai with Emirates which was not that great we where pleasantly surprised when we where bumped up to business class from Dubai to Bangkok. We did not expect this. Although we did not take advantage of all the extras business class has to offer we had a great nights sleep and the breakfast was superb. The cabin crew was excellent all the time. Thank you Emirates.

Thu, Feb 1
JNB
MDW
27h 09m
Thu, Feb 8
MDW
JNB
26h 30m
Trip: 8 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 14257 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.3
ATL
DFW
Excellent 10.0

My entire flight experience was delightful. Was dry impressed with the staff both at Hartsfield-Jackson and DFW...and our flight crew was positively sublime.

JFK
MIA
Okay 5.3

Some of the flight attendants were rude and not very welcoming at all.

DEN
ATL
Excellent 8.6

On two of the legs of the trip they notice I was a tall person with long legs and upgraded me to seats with more leg room!! I didn't even ask. Thank you.

On the way back there were open seats with extra leg room and I asked the gate attendant if it was possible to switch my seat to one with more room and they said they only could if I paid extra.

ZAG
CDG
Good 6.0

Old plane, bad food & old crew

GSO
ATL
Excellent 10.0

Plane nice and comfortable

Sat, Jun 30
JNB
ORD
32h 25m
Thu, Jul 12
ORD
JNB
32h 00m
$1136
Trip: 13 days
8.1ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 3593 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.7
EWR
HKG
Excellent 9.0

Time Management and guidance. We enjoyed playing on screen. We viewed movie. How we are flying on Google maps. Hospitality is good.

Nothing.

ORD
HKG
Mediocre 3.3

The checkin supervisor at Ohare gave me a hard time given that am the only checking in. I felt I was profiled. Very unprofessional

HKG
BOS
Good 7.0

The crew is nice. You can order snacks in between meals.

Our flight was cancelled and we were automatically placed on another EARLIER flight and we weren't notified. I found out the morning of our original flight, as our new flight was about to board. I still haven't figured out who was responsible for this snafu - the airline or Webjet.com. Webjet customer service was horrible and offensive when I tried to explain to them what happened; they said it was my responsibility to check the time. I would disagree - the customer is ultimately supposed to get an email notifying them of the flight change, giving them options. Based on that phone call with Webjet, I will NEVER do business with them again. As for the flight cancellation issue - if Kayak could help me get to the bottom of this, that would be appreciated.

SIN
BKK
Excellent 10.0

Efficiency of Operations, efficiency of service and attitude to pleasing customers, great choice of movies, excellent aircraft

For two hours flight food was adequate

BAH
DXB
Excellent 8.0

Very comfy overall experience

N/A

Thu, Jun 21
CPT
MDW
30h 55m
Wed, Jul 4
MDW
CPT
26h 05m
$1226
Trip: 14 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1540 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.0
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.2
Food
7.5
JNB
AMS
Excellent 9.6

Comfort economy well worth the extra.

JNB
AMS
Excellent 8.0

Good multi media access and content

AMS
PRG
Excellent 10.0

Equally friendly crew and experience. It was complimented by the time we got to spend in the fantastic KLM lounge while we waited for the flight.

Nothing!

ATL
CLE
Okay 4.6

old plane, tight and uncomfortable

JFK
AMS
Good 7.6

Two hours delay in the start.

Tue, Dec 19
JNB
ORD
27h 20m
Wed, Jan 3
ORD
JNB
29h 45m
$1291
Trip: 16 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 17345 reviews
Overall
8.2
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.8
Food
7.7
MUC
BOS
Excellent 8.0

Food, service

Reassigned seat due to equipment change resulted in seating in row 51 vs. reserved row 20

LHR
MUC
Okay 5.0

The flight took off 2 hours late they must have known it was going to be that late, yet they lied saying that it was on time, forcing you to come to the airport early, then when you get to the airport they did the - oh its going to be 20 minutes late, no 40, no 1.5 hours late, heck it will be 2 hours late etc. Micro-tight seat pitch - I could barely sit in the seats.

BOS
MUC
Okay 5.3

Staff wasn’t particularly friendly, seats were the most uncomfortable ever

JFK
MUC
Excellent 10.0

service crew

KRK
MUC
Excellent 8.0

efficient service. timely departures/ arrivals

Sat, Jan 20
JNB
ORD
30h 19m
Wed, Jan 24
ORD
JNB
34h 35m
Trip: 5 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 14012 reviews
Overall
7.5
Boarding
7.6
Comfort
7.2
Crew
8.0
Entertainment
7.0
Food
6.9
LHR
SFO
Okay 5.6

Very big delay!!!

OTP
LHR
Mediocre 3.6

No food!!! No coffee!!! No water!!! "Brilliant" like low-cost !!!!! Incredible!!!

LHR
FRA
Excellent 10.0

At security London Heathrow, it took 30 minutes for them to check 1 bag of ours! Almost didn't make the flight.

LHR
SEA
Excellent 8.0

Behavior of board personnel

The delay in London

PHL
LHR
Okay 5.0

I feel like the overall product is so devalued at BA these days. It just doesn't feel classy anymore. As opposed to Lufthansa, which is an example of a European carrier that cares about passenger comfort and experience. Also the typical circling of LHR to get a slot is annoying and makes me want to avoid BA.

Wed, May 2
JNB
ORD
31h 30m
Sun, May 27
ORD
JNB
35h 55m
Trip: 26 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 6459 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.1
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.9
SIN
DOH
Excellent 9.6

La mejor atención, buena comida, comodidad, confiabilidad, pilotaje, tranquilidad

Podrían tener más películas con subtítulos en español, jugos mas conocidos y la música mejor organizada para búsqueda

DOH
ATH
Excellent 10.0

The crew service

The cost of internet access

DOH
KWI
Excellent 10.0

The friendly hosting of the crew and the clean and tidy of everything the food was delicious hot and cean

The alcoholic drinks on the craft had to be banned for sack of God

ATL
DOH
Excellent 10.0

The crew service

The cost of internet access

DOH
BAI
Excellent 10.0

Very Good Company

Sat, Jan 20
CPT
ORD
31h 00m
Wed, Jan 24
ORD
CPT
34h 15m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Sun, May 6
JNB
ORD
25h 30m
Mon, May 14
ORD
JNB
31h 15m
Trip: 9 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 14012 reviews
Overall
7.5
Boarding
7.6
Comfort
7.2
Crew
8.0
Entertainment
7.0
Food
6.9
LAX
LHR
Mediocre 2.0

The woman at the check in desk worked patiently with us until she found us an alternate route. We werare given food and hotel vouchers to get us through the night.

Our British Airways flight was downgraded to a smaller airplane and we were not informed of this until we were in an hour in to waiting in a very long line to check in at the airport. We were unable to check in online the night before but not told why, and then we were unable to check in at the electronic kiosk at the airport but also not told way. When we got into the very confused and long line at the check-in desk 2.5 hours before our scheduled departure, we waited for almost an hour before anybody told us what was going on. They then told us that the flight has been downgraded to a smaller airplane, and that the agents were individually looking into rerouting passengers as they came up to the desk. Yeah sure does that the flight would not leave until everything was resolved and that people who had purchased their flights earlier would have priority. We then waited another 1.5 hours before it was our turn to speak to an agent at the desk. She told us that we would definitely not be getting on the flight because we had not checked in in time, which we had been unable to do. She then worked on rerouting us and offered us what sounded like an excellent flight option direct to Amsterdam on KLM the following day, however when we went to KLM to check in for the flight they said it was overbooked and we could go standby but we would not be guaranteed seats. We went back to her again and she eventually booked us on a Delta flight through Salt Lake City leaving the following day. We are currently in Salt Lake awaiting our flight to Amsterdam. This gets us to Amsterdam 12 hours after planned, Shortening our vacation with friends and causing us to miss events that have been planned. We are very upset that there was no information provided to us earlier and that British Airways did not, as is customary, first seek volunteers to take later flights, before bumping people off due to a lack of seats on their available plane. Instead they gave priority to people that had paid more money to check in with priority. We booked our flights 3 1/2 months ahead of time and feel that we were grossly AND unnecessarily put out by the actions and lack of communication throughout the process with British Airways.

LGW
ALC
Okay 4.0

Crew didn't reach middle of plane with Food & Beverage. Lots of fussy/serving of premium passengers but economy not really looked after. Was bashed into 3 times by same member of crew walking up aisle and not once apologised.

LHR
EWR
Excellent 8.6

Most things

Luggage took forever to be delivered in Newark--one of the longest waits I've ever experienced.

PHX
LHR
Mediocre 2.0

1. Plane engine set fire while taking off... leaking fuel. 2. My bag fee was waived, but the next day after being grounded and put in a cheap hotel for the night, I was RECHARGED $100. 3. They knew my flight left at 9pm, still gave me ONLY 1 hotel voucher so I was kicked out of the hotel at 12pm with NOWHERE to go for NINE HOURS with 125lbs of luggage. 4. They provided a good voucher, but the cheap hotel they put me in didn't have a kitchen, USELESS. 5. The flight was LATE getting to London the next day and I missed my BRITISH Airway connecting flight to Thailand. Had to wait another 7 HOURS to get a flight out. 6. Terrible service, over priced and rude agents. The agent told me " I don't know who waived your fee yesterday, but I'm not." Cold, considering the plane I was on the day before was shooting fire about to explode. 7. I was rebooked no choice of seating or consideration.

LHR
SFO
Okay 5.6

Very big delay!!!

Thu, Jun 21
CPT
ORD
33h 25m
Thu, Jul 5
ORD
CPT
31h 50m
Trip: 15 days
8.3ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.3 Excellent
Based on 9789 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.6
Food
8.1
MAA
DXB
Good 7.0

friendly crew

due to 11 kg total weight I had to check in a soft carry on bag resulting in :1/2 hour extra wait time and some crushed items. Vegetarian food was pretty tasteless.

DXB
FLL
Excellent 10.0

Service on time nice attendants clean plane modern

DXB
IAD
Okay 4.6

They missed me for breakfast despite my being awake and trying to get their attention. Then they ran out of one of the choices for both dinner and breakfast. This despite the plane being less than capacity. Also there were so many empty seats in the back but I noticed that some people were still being packed in like the flight was full. Emirates should do a better job of assigning seats to make as many people comfortable as possible.

NBO
DXB
Good 7.3

Cabin crew were reluctant offering passengers liquids on board we had to go and find them to ask for either water or juice as it was a long Flight which took 15 Hours on Air

DXB
CPT
Excellent 9.0

Flight appeared less than half-full, I had a full 4 seats to stretch out. Yes, this was just lucky, but very much appreciated.

Dull food.

Sun, May 6
JNB
MDW
28h 27m
Mon, May 14
MDW
JNB
26h 00m
Trip: 9 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 14257 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.3
BWI
JFK
Mediocre 3.6

There was a change in our flight. According to Delta you didn't confirm every leg of our flight and the plane was over booked.

DTW
BNA
Mediocre 2.0

Sat on the plane on the tarmac for over an hour in the cold...

GSO
ATL
Excellent 10.0

Plane nice and comfortable

JFK
MIA
Okay 5.3

Some of the flight attendants were rude and not very welcoming at all.

AMS
DTW
Mediocre 2.0

The most horrible experience. Pathetic to say the least. No water in the flight lavotries. Such a pathetic service from so called top airline.

Wed, Jun 20
CPT
ORD
33h 25m
Wed, Jul 4
ORD
CPT
36h 45m
Trip: 15 days
8.3ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.3 Excellent
Based on 9789 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.6
Food
8.1
DXB
CPT
Excellent 9.0

Flight appeared less than half-full, I had a full 4 seats to stretch out. Yes, this was just lucky, but very much appreciated.

Dull food.

CPT
DXB
Excellent 8.0

The entertainment was giving some issues and the staff tried to resolve it. Eventually it came right by it self...

DXB
DFW
Good 6.0

Flight change

DXB
IAD
Okay 4.6

They missed me for breakfast despite my being awake and trying to get their attention. Then they ran out of one of the choices for both dinner and breakfast. This despite the plane being less than capacity. Also there were so many empty seats in the back but I noticed that some people were still being packed in like the flight was full. Emirates should do a better job of assigning seats to make as many people comfortable as possible.

DXB
MCO
Okay 5.6

Cramped seating ; touch screen misaligned makes it near impossible to select entertainment;

Thu, Jun 21
CPT
ORD
33h 25m
Wed, Jul 4
ORD
CPT
36h 45m
Trip: 14 days
8.3ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.3 Excellent
Based on 9789 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.6
Food
8.1
DXB
BKK
Excellent 8.0

After our trip from Cape Town to Dubai with Emirates which was not that great we where pleasantly surprised when we where bumped up to business class from Dubai to Bangkok. We did not expect this. Although we did not take advantage of all the extras business class has to offer we had a great nights sleep and the breakfast was superb. The cabin crew was excellent all the time. Thank you Emirates.

SYD
DXB
Excellent 9.0

Got upgraded to Business!

Nothing really, crew was professional

DXB
CPT
Excellent 9.0

Flight appeared less than half-full, I had a full 4 seats to stretch out. Yes, this was just lucky, but very much appreciated.

Dull food.

DXB
AMD
Excellent 8.6

Quick boarding, on time, nice amenities near the gate.

The menu had a vegetarian and a chicken option, but when the trolley came around, they only had vegetarian options. We were in the fourth or fifth row from the front (in Economy), so it's surprising if they ran out of the chicken option that early.

DXB
DFW
Good 6.0

Flight change

Mon, Dec 25
JNB
ORD
26h 35m
Fri, Dec 29
ORD
JNB
31h 15m
Trip: 5 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 14012 reviews
Overall
7.5
Boarding
7.6
Comfort
7.2
Crew
8.0
Entertainment
7.0
Food
6.9
LHR
BOM
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing to like

11 hours wait time!!!! No lounge entrance No food!

LHR
SEA
Excellent 8.0

Behavior of board personnel

The delay in London

OTP
LHR
Mediocre 3.6

No food!!! No coffee!!! No water!!! "Brilliant" like low-cost !!!!! Incredible!!!

LHR
EWR
Excellent 8.6

Most things

Luggage took forever to be delivered in Newark--one of the longest waits I've ever experienced.

BUD
LHR
Excellent 8.0

Behavior of board personnel

Wed, Dec 20
JNB
ORD
32h 55m
Tue, Jan 30
ORD
JNB
31h 50m
Trip: 42 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 6459 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.1
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.9
ATL
DOH
Excellent 10.0

The crew service

The cost of internet access

LHE
DOH
Excellent 8.6

There's not food which was on menu I did not eat

WDH
DOH
Good 6.0

It has good sized toilets

Snacks and candy served we're of low quality. No prayer facilities inside the plane. They didn't allow me to pray though I got some empty spot to do so. They brought the issue of safety. While fasten seat belt sign was on I found people standing, walking, using toilet etc but air Crew did never brought up the issue of safety.

DOH
ATL
Excellent 10.0

The cabin crew, the cabin crew, the cabin crew. Enough said. They are thoroughly trained and exhibited unparalleled professionalism

Ground/baggage handling in ATL. Bags took 40-50 minutes to show up on carousel. The ground staff at ATL dropped the ball when everything else was going so smoothly

DOH
DEL
Excellent 10.0

Dedicated to customer service

Fri, Jun 22
CPT
ORD
26h 25m
Wed, Jul 4
ORD
CPT
31h 50m
Trip: 13 days
8.3ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.3 Excellent
Based on 9789 reviews
Overall
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.6
Food
8.1
DXB
BKK
Excellent 8.0

After our trip from Cape Town to Dubai with Emirates which was not that great we where pleasantly surprised when we where bumped up to business class from Dubai to Bangkok. We did not expect this. Although we did not take advantage of all the extras business class has to offer we had a great nights sleep and the breakfast was superb. The cabin crew was excellent all the time. Thank you Emirates.

DXB
MCO
Okay 5.6

Cramped seating ; touch screen misaligned makes it near impossible to select entertainment;

DXB
DFW
Good 6.0

Flight change

DXB
IAD
Okay 4.6

They missed me for breakfast despite my being awake and trying to get their attention. Then they ran out of one of the choices for both dinner and breakfast. This despite the plane being less than capacity. Also there were so many empty seats in the back but I noticed that some people were still being packed in like the flight was full. Emirates should do a better job of assigning seats to make as many people comfortable as possible.

DXB
AMD
Excellent 8.6

Quick boarding, on time, nice amenities near the gate.

The menu had a vegetarian and a chicken option, but when the trolley came around, they only had vegetarian options. We were in the fourth or fifth row from the front (in Economy), so it's surprising if they ran out of the chicken option that early.

Sat, Jan 20
JNB
MDW
20h 57m
Wed, Jan 24
MDW
JNB
20h 25m
$1065
Trip: 5 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 14257 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.3
YYZ
ATL
Excellent 8.0

The boarding was very organised and the crew very friendly. The snacks that they offer is great too

JFK
MIA
Okay 5.3

Some of the flight attendants were rude and not very welcoming at all.

GSO
ATL
Excellent 10.0

Plane nice and comfortable

LGA
ORD
Excellent 10.0

Flight was on time. Boarded quickly with no fuss.

DTW
BNA
Mediocre 2.0

Sat on the plane on the tarmac for over an hour in the cold...

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