Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Darjeeling
You cannot fly directly to Darjeeling. KAYAK recommends you fly to Bagdogra (IXB) (24.61 mi from Darjeeling). From there you can rent a car or get a taxi.
Bagdogra Airport is 25 miles from the center of Darjeeling. View on Map.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "they lost my luggage"
Pros: "Crew was responsive"
Cons: "I didn't like the extra 2 hour lay over in Ethiopia."
Pros: "Although it was a new airliner to United, it had noticeable more legroom than the Airbus aircraft that other airlines use. Luggage room for your carryon was ok, though not near as convenient as the Boeing's."
Cons: "My plane was late. Then my other plane left. They lost my baggage. And I had to stay overnight in the airport"
Pros: "Everything was perfect, couldn't have been any better!"
Pros: "Was all good. Great attendants."
Cons: "The coffee"
Pros: "Booked online arrived printed boarding passes and checked so away i went"
Cons: "Did not fly here due to aircraft arriving late. Gate agent had to switch me to American. Go Figure."
Cons: "Seats were hard, worst I've ever experienced. Seat power outlets were inconvenient."
Pros: "The directTV was great."
Pros: "Loved the Great Falls airport!! Who goes to an airport that has leather couches that you can lay down on and take a quick nap!! Beautiful airport!!"
Cons: "You are required to pay to watch the tv. It's free with Delta."
Pros: "Excellent all the way!"
Cons: "It took about 30 minutes to get luggage in Atlanta"
Pros: "easy transfer"
Cons: "had to transfer"
Cons: "Left about 15 minutes late."
Pros: "Excellent service and friendly staff"
Cons: "Absolutely not enough room to stretch your legs"
Pros: "same as above"
Cons: "same as above"
Pros: "Getting to Charlotte"
Cons: "Plane dirty. Windows dirty. Extremely bumpy. Seats clostraphobic. Sat too long leaving"
Cons: "At least one check-in baggage should be free for the price."
Pros: "Overall service."
Cons: "Impolite Lady Gate Agent."
Cons: "Too cramped, fligjt delay of over an hour"
Cons: "lost our bag, crying babies, uncomfortable plane"
Cons: "Delayed almost an hour."
Pros: "Everything was on time"
Pros: "Overall fine"
Cons: "Why should I have to pay to watch tv? I know you don't have to pay on Southwest, Virgin America or Jet Blue. Not sure that a very (and I mean VERY SMALL) snack can be considered food"
Pros: "On time, gates were close together"
Cons: "I had originally booked an isle or window seat and ended up in the middle This made it very uncomfortable"
Cons: "The delay"
Pros: "Getting from point a to point b."
Cons: "Lack of good free snacks. Not getting free bag checked."
Cons: "Deverted to Newark to get to portland"
Cons: "Never made it so I can't rate it"
Pros: "Everything went smoothly"
Pros: "Large plane very comfortable"
Pros: "Staff was great"
Cons: "Second delay in a row"
Cons: "Delays both ways"
Pros: "Smoothly and on time"
Pros: "Willingness to check carry ons for sold out flights"
Cons: "Choosing of seats process. My traveling partner and I did not get to sit together on way home. Everyone was nice and got a free upgrade but would have been nice to sit together"
Cons: "Fine until the unexpected stop but has to be done"
Pros: "Very respectful and loved all the smiling facez"
Pros: "Excellent choices, comparisons, easy to use, updates"
Pros: "Bigger planes"
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "Prices to watch Tv"
Pros: "Overall nice service and nice plane united is on my top list for flying to mexico. Liked the free snack and added culture."
Cons: "Didnt like having to pay for tv. At least have a free channel or cheaper."
Pros: "All went as planned"
Pros: "Lost luggage .."
Pros: "Seats are spacious , food was OK"
Cons: "The tray did not work , needed effort to fold n unfold, seats and carpets smelled of pesticides , movies and entertainment was not latest , it was 2014 ."
Pros: "Flight was half empty"
Cons: "Some food was served cold and didn't taste good. The entertainment didn't work in a few seats. I had the option to switch seats as the flight was half empty but every seat I went to there was something wrong. The bathrooms were dirty and smelly and didn't have soap. The seats and belts were dirty and sticky."
Cons: "Toitlets cleanliness"
Pros: "For a business class seating get the seats were very uncomfortable old and worn out. Had a very uncomfortable flight"
Pros: "Was ahead of time. Food good."
Cons: "Media system dint worked for my seat and so was issue for many other seats."
Pros: "They were accommodative with our desire (family of four) to sit together and reassigned seats at check-in counter. Timing was as scheduled."
Cons: "Entertainment wasn't working for 2 seats out of 4 seats. Food was of poor quality, bread felt like bone dried. Child meal choice preference called for much ahead of time was not fulfilled. Seat recline feature was not working. someone had vomited on prior flight and wasn't cleaned properly. The lingering odor was unbearable..."
Pros: "Seats had no cushion. Seats were very uncomfortable and completely worn out. Entrainment sets....head sets socket was broken. Touch screen would not work. Remote...some keys were not working. Food was good. Direct flight was great."
Pros: "Yes. I book next time"
Pros: "Time to destination with non stop flight is excellent."
Cons: "Crew addressing elderly people, My mom was provided food until she went and explicitly asked for food."
Cons: "Air India needs to be competitive and offer better services that is on par with other international airlines."
Cons: "No entertainment at all even in business class"
Pros: "Nice charming very cooperative."
Cons: "More than satisfied wonderful."
Pros: "If parents are traveling alone, then it is okay"
Cons: "No Entertainment, TV was not working"
Pros: "Bad Food"
Pros: "Boarding was a mess. Stood in line for over 90 mins. They don’t have Airport checkin kiosks. Flight delayed over 2hours without information to the passengers! Seats are beat up. Lavatories dirty within 3 hours of flying, and this was an 18hour non stop!"
Cons: "Please don’t book Air India"
Pros: "Boarding was quick and easy, wasn't a rush. Lots of empty seats."
Cons: "Plane felt old and dirty. Everything was gross and/or broken. Screens didn't work for many people, headphone ports were damaged. Even things like the handle on the doorknob, during the course of the flight, became bent and broken, as if somebody didn't know how to use it and manhandled it instead."
Pros: "Food and service was good"
Cons: "Entertainment must be improved besides seat and washroom upkeep"
Pros: "Passengers were so cool. I mean indian passengers were so warm and cool"
Cons: "Entertainment was old and broken. Could have been updated to latest."
Cons: "Consol provided with my seat 18C on 30th November 18 and 18 d on 6th Feb 19 I.e more than 2 months was no operational . Due to this no entertainment facilities was available during my to and fro journey. Such inefficiency is not tolerable. Pl take note of this."
Cons: "Entertainment system was not working at all."
Cons: "No wifi"
Cons: "chairs too bad...entertainment and displays too bad"
Cons: "The flight had technical issues and we were in the plane for 2.5hrs and suffocating. The pilot didn’t have the courtesy to give updates. The in flight entertainment systems didn’t work and the overall experience was bad"
Cons: "I paid fee for preferred seating but airline did not allott the seating that I selected."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "No customer service. Air hosts were doing their job as a chore, no pride in their job, did not come to support even after ringin the call light multiple times. Entertainment system was old and not working for some of us on this long 15 hour flight!"
Pros: "on time, great food!"
Cons: "most of the entertainment systems were very slow and headphones not working"
Cons: "I don’t like my checking process at San Francisco. The information with customer agent was different to information provided during checkin. And it’s misguided me and I loose checkin baggage. Very disappointed with overall process."
Cons: "1. Had to check out baggage in Delhi, instead of through checkin to final destination 2. one of the baggage was lost 3. took 45 mins to check in at the air india counter for seating and my seat was separate from my child 4. audio was not working for the entertainment"
Cons: "Both flights started and reached late. Very inconvenient."
Pros: "No turbulence. Great flying experience."
Cons: "I disliked nothing."
Pros: "Boarding and disembarking was fairly quick. Movie selection. Points were lost on food and comfort because it is airplane food and you are on an airplane for 15 hours. Nothing against Air India."
Cons: "I would have liked the drink service to come around more often on the flight."
Pros: "Spacious seats, short duration."
Cons: "Food can be better."
Pros: "The flight time"
Cons: "Air India gate in San Francisco was dirty. The aircraft looked old and was dirty. The bathrooms were dirty. The service was mediocre."
Pros: "Fastest service between SFO and Delhi. Couldn't expect anything more! Awesome job Air India"
Cons: "Maybe food?"
Pros: "Flight back was on a new confortable airplane with no issues"
Cons: "The cabin floor was soaked from a leak from the bathroom, which resulted in an uncomfortable and extremely unhygenic conditions for the duration of an international flight! Air India customer service has been unresponsive to both phone/email/online inquiry as well--poor customer service."
Cons: "1. My chair back was not reclining fully 2. The tray table was a bit broken 3. The inflight entertainment system was terribly to navigate 4. the sound on the entertainment system was not great. 5. In the bathrooms the toilet paper and seat covers were not regularly replaced. 6. I got breakfast at 8am and then beverages at 2.30pm and lunch at 3pm. This left me terribly hungry and exhausted."
Pros: "Food and service was good."
Cons: "Entertainment system was not good."
Pros: "On time. Great service, luggage came early."
Cons: "Very old flights. Half the seats in business class are broken and don’t function. The cushion is to firm and caused body aches"
Pros: "Very rude and no interest in their job."
Cons: "Old plane, dirty toilets, not working properly, The entertainment was not working throughout the flight to India, and the staff couldn’t fix it. I will not travel again by Air India"
Cons: "Would like better food choices for vegetarian. It was mostly rice for all the meals, which is not so good for people with diabetes."
Pros: "Took off on time"
Cons: "Pathetic seats, cleanliness and staff behavior"
Cons: "Entertainment section doesn't seem to get update frequently. There were not any new movies. Food was not upto the mark. Given the fact that it s international flight for 12 hrs there was no toiletry or blanket provided. Seats could have seen better life then what they were in. There was no leg room if I keep water bottle in the front seat pocket."
Cons: "Checkin counter queue to get boarding passes was too long. Queue management was poor. Many staff members walking around doing nothing to help waiting customers. Chit-chatting with each other and laughing around while customers are waiting to get service."
Pros: "Travel schedule & landing before time."
Cons: "Display screens didn’t work properly and one had to Press on random points on the screen to get the movie screen going"
Airlines flying to Darjeeling have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Darjeeling
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights to Darjeeling
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights to Darjeeling
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights to Darjeeling
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights to Darjeeling