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The cheapest airline ticket to Kolkata from the United States in the last 72 hours was $527 one-way, and $1,004 round-trip on the route from Washington to Kolkata. The most popular route is from San Francisco to Kolkata and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $643 round-trip.
Kolkata Airport is 8 miles from the center of Kolkata. View on Map.
Kolkata is served by Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra Airport, also commonly referred to as Netaji S. Chandra, Netaji Subhas Int, or simply Kolkata Airport. The airport code is CCU.
Fortunately for hungry travelers, Kolkata Airport offers a mix of international and Indian cuisine that is sure to please even the pickiest of passengers. For Indian options, there are Cafe Cairo and Biryani Bhai, which serve a range of Bengali and general Indian cuisine, respectively. If something international sounds more appealing, Chicago Crust is the place for you.
Looking to head straight to the hotel after your flight to Kolkata? Luckily for arrivals to Kolkata Airport, there are plenty of luxury and budget hotels offering free airport pickup and drop-off. Some of the popular hotels offering such services include The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata, The Peerless Inn, and Vedic Village Spa Resort.
If you find yourself with a spot of free time while at Kolkata Airport, one good option is to check out the spa and beauty options available. Masti Health and Beauty is one of those options and it offers a range of spa and massage treatments. Travelers can find it on the airside section of the Domestic Hall.
While Kolkata Airport is not the largest airport around, it still has a decent selection of shopping options. Visitors of the airport will find options such as textiles, pearls, and leather goods available at a number of stores. There is also a variety of shops selling local West Bengali goods and handicrafts.
India has restricted entry to most foreign travelers until at least November 30. However, certain eligible foreign nationals are able to travel to India via Vande Bharat flights or third country flights.
Certain categories of Indian nationals and residents may enter the country on repatriation flights arranged by Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Other exceptions exist for air cargo flights that carry goods for trade or essential goods and supplies, and their crew members, helpers, cleaners, etc. Travelers with an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet are eligible to enter the country, as are their minor children and spouses, or students attending an Indian institution, if one of the parents is a national of India or OCI card holder. Travelers may transit through India from a neighboring country if traveling via India to their country of residence.
The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has issued new guidelines permitting certain categories of foreign nationals to travel to India on business. However it will require them to first obtain a fresh business or employment visa. For information categories and process, visit the Indian Bureau of Immigration website.
Travelers may apply for an exemption from quarantine; to do so, they will need to apply using the self-reporting form and attach a negative PCR test result.
All travelers must visit the New Delhi Airport website and submit a self-declaration form at least 72 hours prior to departure.
All travelers will undergo a thermal screening on arrival and are required to undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in India. They may be required to provide contact details and be asked to download the Arogya Setu app.
There are currently 16 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in IN and 2 deaths as of Dec 2 2020
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "The staff was amazing"
Pros: "The help desk employees who helped me rebook my flight."
Cons: "After rushing to catch my connecting Singapore flight, their desks were closed and there wasn’t an employee in site. Given that airlines can see connecting fights it would have been great to have someone stay back to either give me a boarding pass or help me rebook! UNSATISFACTORY!"
Pros: "Friendly service and not a super crowded plane."
Cons: "In-seat entertainment was not working for me, and boarding process could be drastically improved."
Cons: "The person next to me had a distinct body odor."
Pros: "Always love the SIA business product on long haul."
Cons: "This trip had a lot of minor service and cleanliness misses. But they are quibbles in the scheme of the overall great product."
Cons: "Great Airline. Great staff and service. Good food and drink."
Pros: "Everything, perfect flight"
Pros: "The crew was amazing. The seat were uncomfortable"
Cons: "Food could have been better."
Pros: "The crews on board were amazing!"
Cons: "The service from the ground staffs are not as good a the crews onboard."
Cons: "without any possibility to call back. or to call again while being late, when arrived with plenty of time before departure. nobody was on the gate. when tryed to do all myself whithin minutes tsa didnt bother to speedup process and it took forever. i missed my flight literally in seconds."
Pros: "Boarding. Timely departure"
Cons: "Entertainment selection."
Pros: "Service was excellent, always with a smile."
Pros: "excellent - comfy plane, great service, excellent stuff."
Pros: "The food was good, good choices and at good intervals. Lavatories were well maintained. Entertainment was excellent."
Cons: "My first leg, the crew appeared rushed. Seating was tight. Would definitely upgrade next time."
Pros: "Everything else"
Cons: "Food was less than marginal"
Pros: "The service was excellent start to finish. I found the movie selection to be excellent on the plane and the food was tasty and above average for airline food, and the seats were comfortable."
Pros: "Space in economy seat was good. Huge selection of movies. Food was tasty. On flights to Frankfurt, Singapore Airlines may want to keep more sparkling water in stock, as Europeans prefer this to still water."
Cons: "There was a smell in the plane when I first arrived like vomit. It may have been the cleaning supplies."
Pros: "The crew was very nice and professional and the amenities were top notch."
Cons: "There wasn't enough leg room. My knees touched the chair in front of me the whole time."
Pros: "The trip was horrible we have to sit separately three places."
Pros: "Very organized"
Cons: "Seats could be a bit more comfortable in premium economy"
Pros: "What can I say about a flight of this length? Its always an epic journey to go from the US to Asia. However I will say that with Singapore Airlines things are a lot easier. Excellent crew who were always willing to help with my fondness for a beer. Food was as expected and up to the standard of Singapore Airlines. All round it was a long trip made a lot easier......5 stars."
Pros: "I was inpressed"
Pros: "The flight attendants were amazing."
Pros: "Amazing, amazing service! Great food (including Hagen Daaz ice cream) and good choice of beverages. Lots of different entertainment choices. VERY clean and well maintained aircraft. Staff is always friendly and happy...they really seem to absolutely love their job! Free toiletries in the bathrooms are an extra plus. Whenever there was a change in schedule / plans the captain informed the passengers immediately about what was going on and what would happen next."
Cons: "The only thing that did and probably always will be AWFUL is going thru security at JFK. The T S A officials there are unfriendly, sometimes rude, never smiling and often yelling at you or even little kids or elderly people. We are travelling a lot and no other security staff at any given airport is so unfriendly and harsh. Worst thing about going on a journey."
Cons: "Headphones didn’t work entirely for listening to movies. Had to manually hold it in."
Pros: "There was nothing to complain about..a very friendly staff, departure on time !"
Cons: "No newspapers and magazines on board !"
Pros: "The ground staff at JFK, especially Jon, were very helpful and friendly. The flight crew was also very friendly."
Pros: "The A380 is an amazing plane. The flight was smooth and the engine sounds were fairly low."
Cons: "Waiting on line to check in was more than a half hour although there were probably only 10 people ahead of me. Got a hard time on the weight of my carry-on being more than 7kg although I had to point out that my ticket allowed me two bags that were 23kg each - I had nothing to check. Eventually, when I pointed out that I could wear enough of the clothes from the carry on, they agreed to let me take it on. On board, the service was cold, bland and infrequent. The entertainment system lost sound perhaps 20 minutes into the flight."
Pros: "The crew of ladies and men where so very gracious and courtly, both to the passengers and each other. My wife and I both took note that the flight attendants were "First Class" with emphasis on class. Exceptionally well groomed, but also conveyed genuine concern and helpfulness and at the same time, real workers, energetic and perky. We are bragging to all our friends about the uplifting cultural demeanor of Singapore Airlines. They should all get a pay raise. I will always remember their wonderful service when thinking about our trip to Frankfurt, Germany. Robert"
Pros: "Service from Singapore airlines"
Pros: "Comfort Great book the cook meal choices Restful Attentive service"
Cons: "What’s there not to like about SQ"
Pros: "Liked almost everything: newspapers, menu card, mini-toiletries bag, hot towel, food choice, ice cream, entertainment options, head sets provided (better quality than US airlines), lavatories kept clean and with less waiting time, number and friendliness of flight staff."
Cons: "What I did not like: Boarding was slower than expected. Large plane = longer boarding time."
Pros: "Crew was great. Food not bad for airline food . It was clean."
Pros: "The service, seats, food, drinks and bed!"
Cons: "I reserved a window seat on this site but was given a middle row instead when I checked in."
Pros: "they even addressed me by name"
Pros: "Everything was outstanding. The cleanliness of the airplane, the food, the friendliness of the crew, I just can't say enough good things about my experience flying on Singapore Airlines."
Pros: "FOOD, ADVANCE SEATING & JETWAY TO UPPER DECK"
Cons: "SMALL SPACE FOR FEET IN BUS. CLASS AND HEAD REST NOT THE MOST COMFORTABLE"
Pros: "The choices for entertainment were excellent! I was never bored for a second on my 20++ hours of flight. I love how they gave us in-ear earphones instead of the normal airline headphones that keep on sliding off."
Cons: "It was quite difficult for me to get comfortable. Maybe it's due to my shortness, I can't really rest my head that well"
Pros: "My luggage was lost, due to an error of another airline. but singapore air took care of it and made sure i got the luggage in Germany - even though it involved bringing it to me to remote location 2.5 hour drive from frankfurt. free of charge. Thanks Singapore airlines!"
Pros: "From the beginning until the end the service, the vibe, the flight itself was amazing. I don't know any other airline I flew with so far that hosted me and all other flyers better. At any time I was supported by the staff and even if it was busy they constantly had a kindness and smile in their face. I don't fly with any other airline on long distance flights! It was clean and neat on top at any time. I love flying with Singapore airlines. I feel safe and in good hands all around. This is how service should be at any airline! It is never less good but a constant since years! Thank you"
Cons: "There is nothing I did not like."
Pros: "Singapore air has amongst the best service out of all airlines."
Pros: "Fast boarding and crew"
Cons: "Food was terrible even for plane food was unacceptable the headphones jacks are all half way working u have to wiggle the end to make it work the chairs are very stiff and uncomfortable next time looking for another airline"
Pros: "On my flight back I got to sit in premier economy and that was amazing !! I want to fly like that all the time! The leg room and space was perfect. The comfort of the chairs recline and foot rest that raised up was great. The big tray table that tucked away was nice. And side pockets for your stuff was great. The comfort of the bigger seats was just excellent and they looked newer. On my flight back from Frankfurt to NYC that was the best flight I ever have taken."
Cons: "The only thing was the food wasn't the best. But I did have Ice cream and that was good. The rice was good and beverages was good. The rest wasn't the best."
Pros: "Had to get new boarding passes at JFK eventhough issued passes at Rochester without gate numbers but was then able to check that my bags were transferred to SIA."
Cons: "I could not select a seat on JetBlue. Indian vegetarian food was mainly rice and potaoes and bread, not much protein like paneer or egg for the non-vegans like me."
Pros: "Everything was amazing. Best flight I've ever been on!"
Pros: "Outstanding crew! Super attentive in my section.. I had seat 43E."
Cons: "Seat was a little tight for me, but not bad... I'm 6"2 and 185 lbs"
Pros: "The staff response. Fast check-in. Flight comfort. Entertainment system and options."
Cons: "Limited option for vegans, although the special food was not booked in advance."
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "Crew was welcoming and considerate. Breakfast food selection was good and tasty. Entertainment system is great."
Cons: "Old old plane with the most uncomfortable seats - hard lumbar and head support. Good leg room. It was a 3.5 hour flight, so it was manageable. Had to use my next pillow during hour 3."
Pros: "Crew was amazing"
Cons: "Seat was very uncomfortable"
Pros: "In row 27 window seat. Had a great view of the Maldives."
Cons: "The entertainment."
Pros: "Crew was great. Lots of leg room"
Cons: "Many screens weren't working properly"
Pros: "Boarding and landing"
Cons: "Food should be made With less spice more blend."
Pros: "Not bad comparatively morning flt kolkata to cmb.crew is good.clean"
Pros: "Crew is amazing with a smile always. It was a new aircraft with nice screens and a good variety of movie selections. Service was excellent as well as the food."
Cons: "I was denied checking in a the counter. I bought the ticket with a friends credit card and they needed to have the actual card to swipe and then only they get access to my booking. It is company policy but it is not stated when you are making the purchase the airlines website. It says so on the bottom of the ticket on the page long rules in small print. And in all honesty who reads all of that these days. The ground crew were nice enough to take me to the airlines office at the airport and figure out a solution. It took an hour and a half to sort it out and get a verification from headquarters office in Srilanka."
Pros: "Good seats with leg room."
Pros: "Flight Crew was excellent"
Pros: "Plenty of leg room."
Pros: "Flew a few times with UL mainly as it's part of One World and being a QR member I get additional miles and point and travel in business at affordable prices compared to QR extremely high price."
Cons: "Need more movie options. Presently 95% movies are one or more year old."
Pros: "The crew were lovely. Great service from crew and good food."
Cons: "The head rests were very uncomfortable pushing your head forward. Plane was overbooked so my family couldn’t even sit together."
Pros: "Uniform of the crew is nice."
Cons: "The service specifically the transfer service. They weren’t helpful at all. I’m so turned off how the staff treated me. It is also not clear that I need to book a hotel thru the airline during my 13 hours transit. I was thrown back & forth like a ball. No help was done. How come an airline imposed such rule?! Worse part during flight I feel cold & asked for a blanket. We reached destination No blanket ever!! Not recommended. First & last!!!"
Cons: "Before engines shut down and fasten seat belt sign off people were removing bags from the overhead. Passengers were not required/forced to stow bags overhead, blocking egress from window seats."
Pros: "The service and crew were excellent!"
Cons: "The seats weren’t very comfortable but overall the plane was very clean and again the service was impeccable."
Cons: "Manner of Airport staff is very irritating. They consider passangers as their enemies and behave accordingly."
Cons: "excpt food anything not good and baggage checker give trouble alot"
Pros: "All went well"
Cons: "Flight started on time, landed earlier, nice crew and good food good food."
Cons: "The connecting flight (at Colombo) was delayed for more than 5 hrs and there was no communication of whatsoever. There were barely any Srilankan airline personnel at the terminal/information desk to help assist or inform passengers. No acknowledgement of the discomfort caused to passengers."
Pros: "Liked the food, the service from the airline, the timings and the pricing of the ticket which was very reasonable given the time of the year."
Pros: "Menu choices were surprisingly better than I thought. It had Western, Chinese and Indian vegetarian. Good work. Keep it up !"
Cons: "Part of the travel was delayed by 2 hours (SIN to COLOMBO) on 22 Dec 2017. Online check-in is bad. I cannot change the pre-selected seat because all shown taken. Must be handled at the counter. So what is the point to do online check-in."
Pros: "Great service and friendly people"
Cons: "The plane was late"
Pros: "I liked the punctuality of the flight, the courtesy of the crew, the in flight meals, the comfort."
Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "The SriLankan transfer desk was difficult to find at AbuDhabi airport. Better signage is needed."
Cons: "There were no blankets and my wife found it very cold"
Pros: "Flight attendants are very sweet oriented. Food was not good. Seat was very unconfortable. No shocks were provided though it was a red eye flight. Ground staff were terrible."
Cons: "Unhelpful ground staff. Seat was uncomfortable. Food and drinks were substandard. Bathrooms toiletries were not good. .No proper management of the flight."
Pros: "Kayak services very good"
Cons: "Kayak services very good"
Pros: "Staff were very professional and courteous"
Pros: "Free entertainment (nice selection of movies), free food and drinks (food is a bit spicy, but within reason), more leg room than expected."
Cons: "At first they refused to let me in on the plane, because they misread the instructions from Dubai and thought I couldn't even be at the airport. I can't go into Dubai, but I can be at the terminal. To their credit, they realized their mistake just in time and I was able to make the flight, albeit barely, so no harm done."
Cons: "ground staff was unable to provide information about the delay"
Pros: "Very polite and courteous Service Attitude by crew although it was a short flight."
Pros: "The staff were nice."
Cons: "Everything except the staff"
Pros: "Just about everything"
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "Everything is perfect. ... excellent food"
Cons: "I had excess luggage and I knew I had to pay for it, I was fine with the fee they quoted. I gave them my American Express card and they did not have the facility to charge that card, how do they not have the ability to use s major credit card at the Bangalore international airport??????? They gave me such a hard time I thought they were going to kick me off the plane just because they had short coming. I had no problem paying the quated amount, since they had the short coming they were blaming me. After a lot discussion/arguments I was able to find a Visa card on me and pay for the excess luggage, but its your short coming and not mine as I had no problem paying the fees yet I was treated badly. What if I did not have a Visa card then would I have been kicked out the plane for something the bangalore international airport have problems. No one should be blamed for issues you have. I had no problem paying to fees... you had the problem that you could not use a major credit card, when there are small markets on the street that can use the American Express card. You should be able to charge people American Express card this is a large international airport with loads of expats living and traveling in and out of Bangalore I hope you look into this instead of just asking for feedback and not doing anything about it. Thanks you, Chrishanthi Fernandopulle"
Cons: "aircraft and food"
Pros: "The methodology for offering the meal is appreciable and the menu was delicious with good quality."
Cons: "I regret to state that there was no proper functioning of air conditioners at Colombo airport and during the taxi at the bus from Plane."
Pros: "The food, the entertainment system and the seat"
Pros: "Check-in was smooth. No preference to Oneworld traveller. Quick meals."
Cons: "Offered warm water in hot weather. No entertainment Unable to check-in online."
Cons: "The seat does not feel soft, so hard and discomfortable"
Pros: "Every thing was fantastic"
Cons: "No thing"
Pros: "Online check in was great. Flight was on time."
Cons: "No entertainment on the flight back."
Pros: "On time arrival. Personal entertainment system. Meal included. Everytging for a 3h flight. Amazing."
Cons: "One hour flight delayed by 2 hrs"
Pros: "Old air crafts with lots of leg space."
Cons: "Horrible customer care.they booked a horrible cheap hotel instead of what they promised for my layover which was 1 day in colombo."
Pros: "The seats were made of stone which make the flight uncomfortable rest was quite good"
Cons: "Replace seats"
Pros: "The Cabin Crew"
Cons: "Improve entertainment content"
Cons: "Almost everything- uncomfortable seating, pathetic hosting, malfunctioning entertainment system, delays over 3 hours, missed flights and poor customer treatment. Not one thing went right."
Pros: "Food was okay"
Cons: "The flight was delayed which made me miss my connection to Kochi. There are no announcements or communication from Air India. It's not worth flying Air India for cheaper tickets even if it's a last minute trip. I would recommend Emirates or Qatar Airways, if traveling from NY to COK"
Pros: "Pricing seating and foid"
Cons: "In flight service was bad. Long lay over at Mumbai for connecting flight to Hyderabad.Flight delays"
Pros: "The crew were very friendly and helpful. I paid $25 extra (which isn't much at all) for an exit row and it was as comfortable as it could have been in economy. I got to my destination safely and on time which is most important."
Cons: "I wasn't able to keep the screen for the entertainment system up (I had no seats in front of me so the screen was on an arm) so I could not use the entertainment system. If I had been able to use it, I usually prefer using the audio part of the system and I noticed that only Indian music was available. It would be nice if some western music was also offered."
Pros: "Service was curtious and good"
Cons: "Food and wine"
Pros: "Courteous service"
Cons: "Tv was not working at all"
Pros: "New flight with chargers for phones. Great food and comfortable seats."
Cons: "Terrible airline; my back still hurts 10 days after sleeping on their business class seats."
Pros: "The ground crew as well as the cabin crew was extremely helpful. My arm was in sling and I was traveling with my 3 yr old so they helped me everywhere from carrying the baggage to providing comfortable seats."
Pros: "Direct flight and one less hour the pilots covered the distance . Crew was exlent!"
Cons: "Older flight The seats chosen seem to appear next to rest room than what the seat map showed. Crew helped me seat at different available seat."
Pros: "The entertainment was pretty good. Megar selection, but good quaility. The flight was on time. The leg room was pretty good and the seats reclined back far."
Cons: "-food was poor: too spicy, stale bread. Breakfast was also stale. -the flight attendant ignored my call button request, even cancelled it twice before coming over. Then rolled his eyes at my request for a pillow. -They fumigated the cabin. I'm not kidding. They popped these aerosol canisters and walked around the cabin. I have no idea why. The flight was from NYC to London Heathrow. This was unpleasant to say the least. -since it's a cheap airline, the clientele was as to be expected. Some guy jumped in the lavatory in front of me after I waited 20 mins. The boarding process was like the line for the lifeboats on the titanic. -they played some traditional Indian music during landing. I understand it's AirIndia, but if I wanted music playing I'd have put it on myself. It seemed intrusive and strange. -they "misplaced" our luggage. It didn't come out of the carousel. Bags claim said it's "somewhere in the airport". Myself and about 30 people waited 40 mins for them to find our bags. At least they didn't go with the connecting flight to India? -we deplaned on the tarmac and took buses to the terminal. Once there, AirIndia staff asked us to produce our bording passes again. One women said she threw hers away, since we were already off the plane. They yelled at her saying it made "it" easier for them to process. I have no idea why they needed to see them once we were at our destination."
Cons: "Tv didnt work, staff didnt help with it at all."
Pros: "The price and AI staff attitude/demeanor were both very good."
Cons: "The actual service quality was below the average US flagship airline, far below the average EU flagship airline, and very far below the average Asian flagship airline."
Pros: "- The crew was pretty good. Helpful overall"
Cons: "- The boarding was handled very badly. Couldn't believe my eyes to see something as simple as boarding looking like a complicated job! - AI crew is pretty rude when it comes to helping with overhead cabins: The cabins are high and it really is very difficult for most individuals to manage it single-handedly. For crew to say this is to any passenger,"You opened it. Now close it" without a 'please can you close it' just sounds atrocious and mean"
Pros: "Flt was on time. It was enjoyable.."
Cons: "Lost my sleep !!!"
Pros: "Direct Flight reached on schedule"
Cons: "Some of entertainment systems were not functioning"
Pros: "The window seat"
Cons: "Bathroom a mess"
Pros: "On time, good movies and overall o What one expects for an economy class flight."
Cons: "Sometimes the air hostes were hard to understand."
Cons: "Reached destination late by 13 hours."
Pros: "Good flight, modern plane. I love curry, but food was god awful"
Cons: "Baggage handlers went through my stuff and stole tools."
Cons: "Limited collection of Hindi and English movies. In particular, not many new releases were available. Other international flights have much better collections of movies"
Pros: "Had good legroom; seating was comfortable"
Cons: "Food was not up to mark. The touchscreen was not responsive everytime."
Pros: "Timing was kept up."
Cons: "Entertainment was at its worst!!!"
Cons: "Food Tv was broken Boarding strategy was poor Flight wAs 5h late"
Cons: "The staff at the check in counter was very unprofessional. And there was tooo much gap between meals. And when I asked for some snacks for my baby they said the only had peanuts. How is that possible."
Cons: "The plane was incredibly dated, did not include any type of internet (I would have bought for a premium given the 14 hour flight!), nor basic navigational info, so passengers were left not knowing any details about trip progress throughout the duration of flight. This is as close as one gets to flying in 1992."
Pros: "Travelling in Air India was good"
Cons: "No goodies for kids which could have been better."
Cons: "The screen from the front row was loose and fell on my leg which was painful. I felt I was treated as if it were my fault!"
Cons: "totly bakwas"
Pros: "Helpful crew and the food was alright."
Cons: "Cracked seats, faulty entertainment systems, broken USB slots, the flight was not cleaned after the previous trip. There was crumbs of biscuits inside the headphone pouch. Another passenger had broken headphones. The touch screen rarely worked and rebooted 2-3 times during the flight. Very old aircraft. I was transported back to the 90s."
Cons: "Don't count on making meetings and connections if your taking Air India"
Cons: "I flew air india 3 times this trip. All flights were late or postponed (5 hours in one case, 2 in the others). Crew were unfriendly and in one case rude, planes are old and uncomfortable, no safety briefing on one flight. The airline is unprofessional and generally miserable"
Cons: "Boarding was a bit disprganized"
Pros: "Never going on an American airline again!"
Pros: "The seats weren't bad on comfort. They had soda water available which was nice. Flight attendants were very courteous."
Cons: "Two of the economy lavatories were out of service so there was quite a wait. The food was not very good--one of the 'meals' was just mushy white bread: one half had a slice cheese slapped on it and the other half had a piece of lettuce and one tomato, which I just didn't eat at all."
Pros: "General fleet of aircraft and overall infrastructure seems good."
Cons: "Crew just does not have the habit of smiling. They just do not want to co-operate on simple things like getting water with a smile, or giving a meal later (if the passanger was asleep when the meal service was passing). I mean how difficult can it be to give a meal later, you leave the passanger hungry for crying out loud. And all the airlines in america do this curtesy of either waking a sleeping passanger or serve meal later to that passanger. Indian crew members are just waiting to leave the passager hungry and throw your stupid excuses. And I am an Indian, so dont call me prejudiced."
Pros: "The food and the comfertness is great"
Cons: "Staff and the cleanliness suckes"
Pros: "Direct non stop"
Cons: "Was told that my ex baggage would cost $100 but when I got there at check in was informed that it was going to be $200. T Totally unacceptable. I could have easily given the extra suitcase to my son in law coming a few days later who has a status on Continental & could take it for free for me!"
Pros: "Very smooth, on time departure, excellent service"
Pros: "Good crew . Helpful and polite . Smiling"
Cons: "Cleanliness to b improved in toilets . Seats were not in good condition . Place near window should be clean"
Pros: "Flight landed timely despite a late take off"
Cons: "Food quality very poor. Baggage claim took me over an hour.waiting after a 15hr flight was troublesome Flight attendants were not responsive Many of the entertainment systems didn't worked and passagers kept complaining"
Cons: "I did not like to complete immigration in Mumbai as my connecting flight to Hyderabad is in couple hours and I had to take my luggage and check in again and check out again in Hyderabad , very inconvenient process , doesn't make any sense to carat big luggage twice and stress level raises as the connect flight might miss , very poor coordination ."
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: "Awesome food"
Pros: "Service cleaning nothing for a bottle of water had to tell the female 3 time terrible dirty bathrooms"
Cons: "Everything's was terrible"
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