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Origin
San Francisco
$430
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$430
Los Angeles
$381
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$381
San Jose
$426
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$426
Destination
Kunming
$381
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$381
Thu, Mar 22
LAX
KMG
19h 55m
Sun, Apr 8
KMG
LAX
22h 25m
Trip: 18 days
6.9GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.9 Good
Based on 102 reviews
Boarding
6.9
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.3
Food
6.9
CTU
LXA
Good 6.6

When I arrived to the airport I was informed that my flight is cancelled. They found me a new flight instead, 40 minutes earlier than the original one. Which was fine. But I didn't get information in advance, and some not nice experience while not knowing if there would be another flight instead of the cancelled one.

LAX
TNA
Good 7.3

Most of the crew was not skilled with English (both comprehension and pronunciation) so it was difficult to communicate or to understand instructions. The flight was also delayed for an hour, which could have been avoided if the airline staffed more people for check-in or streamlined the check-in process since that was the only bottleneck preventing passengers from being on time.

LAX
CTU
Excellent 8.0

We had to get off the plane in Jinan to go through customs and get back on rather than going straight to Chengdu. In Chengdu we had to claim our checked bags and check in again before boarding to Taipei.

CTU
TNA
Excellent 10.0

The flight attendants were awesome and the food was good.

All was good

CTU
TSA
Excellent 8.0

Sichuan is a good basic airline. No frills but they get the job done. Our flight was on time and the staff very professional

Thu, Feb 15
SJC
KMG
39h 05m
Mon, Feb 26
KMG
SJC
29h 55m
Trip: 12 days
6.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.3 Good
Based on 3745 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.9
Food
6.0
PEK
NRT
Good 6.3

Middle of the roax

To tight of a seat for a man who is 6'3 275 lbs. Shear brutality

JFK
PEK
Good 7.0

I was able to sleep most of the flight

The people next to me were annoying and smelled awful.

PEK
LHW
Excellent 8.6

The crew

Entertainment

JFK
PEK
Mediocre 2.0

nothing

cancelled last minute, rescheduled for the next flight three days later

PEK
SFO
Mediocre 2.0

So bad customer service

Thu, Feb 1
SFO
KMG
33h 15m
Wed, Mar 14
KMG
SFO
28h 30m
Trip: 41 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 4089 reviews
Overall
7.1
Boarding
7.2
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.5
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.6
CAN
MNL
Mediocre 2.0

Flight was on time.

I have been in the Philippines for almost two weeks with no luggage. Very limited response from the airline.

PEK
CAN
Good 6.0

No entertainment

CAN
LAX
Okay 4.6

Lounge over booked to crowded. Poor boarding procedures Poor baggage handling (No Priority!) No child control in business class cabins Entertainment old and diminishing options, very bad

DEL
CAN
Mediocre 2.0

nothing

worst food, service and we also didn't received our bags

CAN
LAX
Okay 4.0

Airline provided wheelchair for my injured friend and priority boarding

airline lost my friend's luggage and is only offering $15 per kg for the lost items

Fri, Jan 26
LAX
KMG
31h 50m
Sun, Feb 4
KMG
LAX
37h 35m
Trip: 10 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 304 reviews
Overall
7.0
Boarding
7.1
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.5
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.8
YVR
XMN
Excellent 10.0

Seat were comfortable , staff friendly

The long layover

XMN
LAX
Good 6.0

food is great

check in time is too long (about 1 hour)

XMN
LAX
Good 6.0

entertainment choices were good

LAX
XMN
Mediocre 2.0

Nobody helped me switch my flight around, I hate you.

PEK
XMN
Excellent 10.0

I like the price but best of all the service and the attention given to us by all staff members.

Everything was great!

Wed, May 2
SJC
KMG
31h 05m
Mon, May 21
KMG
SJC
19h 20m
Trip: 20 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1120 reviews
Overall
7.9
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.2
Entertainment
7.8
Food
7.6
SEA
PEK
Excellent 9.3

Nice movie selection of movies.

Nothing.

SEA
PVG
Mediocre 3.0

Letting passengers bring 3 carry on bags crowding me on a middle seat for over 12 hours

SEA
PEK
Excellent 10.0

Food was quite good and there were plenty of TV and movie options to choose from. Little perks like warm washcloths before meals and a packet with slippers, an eye mask and a a toothbrush were a nice touch for an economy seat. Staff had a very helpful attitude.

ORD
PEK
Excellent 8.6

The staff was friendly and attentive and were up often with beverage service

The entertainment system was awful. The sound quality was terrible and the touch screen was horribly misaligned

TPE
PEK
Mediocre 2.0

Everything was poor

All things

Sat, Mar 24
LAX
KMG
20h 00m
Sun, Apr 8
KMG
LAX
36h 30m
Trip: 16 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Sat, Feb 17
LAX
KMG
30h 40m
Thu, Feb 22
KMG
LAX
25h 30m
Trip: 6 days
6.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.3 Good
Based on 4385 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
6.1
Food
5.9
KMG
CNX
Excellent 8.0

got us there on time, Customer care was helpful but wish there was an easier way to fix a problem at the airport instead of calling in to a help desk.

they didn't have the arrival cards for me, which they usually do. Traveling with 4 kids by myself and having to do customs by myself without the time on the plane to work through the cards made it difficult. Also there was a typing error on one of my children's tickets that was an airline error but still requires a phone call from me and a fine to fix even with the plane leaving in one hour and having three other children at the gate waiting. There has to be an easier way to fix a mistake that happens in the airport.

JFK
PVG
Mediocre 2.6

We spent 2 hours at the check in because China eastern changed our connecting time and we were going to miss our flight. The food was terrible, they lost my husbands luggage. We are on our honeymoon and he has no clothes. And they put us up in a very dirty hotel.

PVG
AKL
Excellent 8.0

the pleasantries

the unpleasantries

JFK
PVG
Mediocre 3.6

Nothing

Flight was delayed two hour and I still Waiting for my 2 lugages. I will never use this company again .

HNL
PVG
Excellent 10.0

I enjoyed Honolulu to Shanghai journey meal was provided as expected vegetarian meal (on request) really appreciate your service, hope I will receive the same on my upcoming return trip to Honolulu.

Well it's a small flight from Shanghai to Bangkok and no entertainment on board.

Wed, Mar 7
LAX
KMG
22h 40m
Wed, Mar 28
KMG
LAX
28h 10m
Trip: 21 days
6.9GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.9 Good
Based on 102 reviews
Boarding
6.9
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.3
Food
6.9
LAX
TNA
Excellent 8.6

The flight attendants were really nice and the food was surprisingly good!

The time frame. My flight was supposed to leave at 11:50pm. We left at almost 2am. In which case made me late to a layover I had in China which made me miss my last flight to Japan. BUT, luckily, a woman that worked for the airline in China was able to put me on an air China flight to japan, which again in very grateful for!!!!

PEK
CTU
Excellent 10.0

The flight attendants were very nice.

The check in counter in Chengdu doesn't open until 1 1/2 hours before the flight departs.

CTU
LXA
Good 6.6

When I arrived to the airport I was informed that my flight is cancelled. They found me a new flight instead, 40 minutes earlier than the original one. Which was fine. But I didn't get information in advance, and some not nice experience while not knowing if there would be another flight instead of the cancelled one.

LAX
CTU
Excellent 8.0

We had to get off the plane in Jinan to go through customs and get back on rather than going straight to Chengdu. In Chengdu we had to claim our checked bags and check in again before boarding to Taipei.

CTU
TSA
Excellent 8.0

Sichuan is a good basic airline. No frills but they get the job done. Our flight was on time and the staff very professional

Tue, Jan 30
SFO
KMG
19h 00m
Tue, Mar 6
KMG
SFO
18h 45m
Trip: 36 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 4089 reviews
Overall
7.1
Boarding
7.2
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.5
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.6
BKK
CAN
Okay 4.6

CS did offer Priority Business class immigration and lounge

Booked 6 months in advance, at counter for return was advised that they had over booked and wanted to change my flights. All my reservations pre made with transportation and hotels, they want to change on day of departure???? NO! NO notifications, terrible counter service. No entertainment offered!!!

DEL
CAN
Mediocre 2.0

nothing

worst food, service and we also didn't received our bags

SIN
CAN
Excellent 10.0

Good es good

Non

MNL
CAN
Okay 4.0

Airline provided wheelchair for my injured friend and priority boarding

airline lost my friend's luggage and is only offering $15 per kg for the lost items

CAN
LAX
Okay 4.0

Airline provided wheelchair for my injured friend and priority boarding

airline lost my friend's luggage and is only offering $15 per kg for the lost items

Wed, Feb 7
LAX
KMG
31h 50m
Wed, Apr 4
KMG
LAX
22h 10m
Trip: 56 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 304 reviews
Overall
7.0
Boarding
7.1
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.5
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.8
PEK
XMN
Excellent 10.0

I like the price but best of all the service and the attention given to us by all staff members.

Everything was great!

BKK
XMN
Excellent 8.6

Nice wide seats, well run flight. Lots of food served, though very mixed quality. The unfortunate experiences described in the negatives of this review, do not repeat on the return flight.

In the fine print is the fact that the flight includes a stop in Shenzen. On the outbound flight this was a nightmare experience with Chinese immigration. Exhausted from a 14 hour flight, passengers had their passports taken away; were put through a bizarre 45 minute finger printing process using machines that did not work; and then left to wait for an hour or more with no information. The continuation flight was in another part of the airport - a very long walk; and it turned out not to be at the departing gate that was displayed on the monitors. We arrived at the indicated (wrong) gate with no guidance. Very nearly missed the continuation flight. Once in Xiamen, our arrival was late enough that the second floor of the airport was closed. There were no ATMs on the first floor; no way to get the Chinese cash needed to take a taxi to the airport. Fortunately a kind citizen agreed to exchange some cash, using mental calculations and sign language about the exchange rate.

XMN
LAX
Good 6.0

food is great

check in time is too long (about 1 hour)

XMN
CGK
Mediocre 2.0

Nobody could rearrange any flights for me, zero help!

NRT
XMN
Good 6.6

Crew working hard. Seat comfort and clean restroom.

Awful food. I basically not eating, going hungry.

Fri, May 4
SJC
KMG
20h 20m
Mon, May 21
KMG
SJC
19h 20m
Trip: 18 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1120 reviews
Overall
7.9
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.2
Entertainment
7.8
Food
7.6
CTU
JFK
Excellent 10.0

NA

ORD
PEK
Excellent 8.6

The staff was friendly and attentive and were up often with beverage service

The entertainment system was awful. The sound quality was terrible and the touch screen was horribly misaligned

ORD
PEK
Excellent 10.0

The checkin counter experience was not good. I had business class tickets but was checkin at an Economy counter resulting in my boarding pass not being for business class so when I went in to immigration lines and throughout the rest of the process I did not receive priority that Business class should have received. In addition when I enquirer about TSA preaplroval at the counter I was told Chicago does not have preaplroval at Terminal 5 but in reality passengers with TSA-pre were being sent through the lines without having to take off their shoes and laptops etc. overall the checkin process should have been much more informative.

LAS
PEK
Excellent 10.0

Food was good, people were nice, plenty of space to stretch

SEA
PEK
Excellent 9.3

Nice movie selection of movies.

Nothing.

Sat, Mar 3
LAX
KMG
26h 40m
Fri, Mar 16
KMG
LAX
37h 05m
Trip: 13 days
6.9GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.9 Good
Based on 102 reviews
Boarding
6.9
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.3
Food
6.9
LAX
TNA
Good 7.3

Most of the crew was not skilled with English (both comprehension and pronunciation) so it was difficult to communicate or to understand instructions. The flight was also delayed for an hour, which could have been avoided if the airline staffed more people for check-in or streamlined the check-in process since that was the only bottleneck preventing passengers from being on time.

TSA
CTU
Excellent 8.0

Flight was on time. Good basic airline with no frills, but who needs them for such a short flight?

No way to check in on line.

LAX
TNA
Excellent 8.6

The flight attendants were really nice and the food was surprisingly good!

The time frame. My flight was supposed to leave at 11:50pm. We left at almost 2am. In which case made me late to a layover I had in China which made me miss my last flight to Japan. BUT, luckily, a woman that worked for the airline in China was able to put me on an air China flight to japan, which again in very grateful for!!!!

PEK
CTU
Excellent 10.0

The flight attendants were very nice.

The check in counter in Chengdu doesn't open until 1 1/2 hours before the flight departs.

LAX
CTU
Excellent 8.0

We had to get off the plane in Jinan to go through customs and get back on rather than going straight to Chengdu. In Chengdu we had to claim our checked bags and check in again before boarding to Taipei.

Fri, May 11
LAX
KMG
36h 50m
Mon, May 28
KMG
LAX
29h 00m
Trip: 18 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Thu, Feb 1
SFO
KMG
33h 15m
Thu, Mar 22
KMG
SFO
18h 45m
Trip: 49 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 4089 reviews
Overall
7.1
Boarding
7.2
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.5
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.6
DEL
CAN
Okay 4.6

The crew was good.

My bags didn't arrive with the flight. Connectivity/ transfer issue to pheonix.

CAN
LAX
Okay 4.0

Airline provided wheelchair for my injured friend and priority boarding

airline lost my friend's luggage and is only offering $15 per kg for the lost items

CAN
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Nice plane

Non

PEK
CAN
Good 6.0

No entertainment

KIX
KWE
Mediocre 2.0

The food is always bad, and they didn’t allow use of electronics (phones, and they didn’t like me using my iPod I suppose because it looks like a phone?) on a 6 hr international flight when there was NO individual entertainment and no screens. What’s worse is I went into the bathroom right after a flight attendant and there was urine all over the seat! She either did it and left it, or she saw it and hovered over it, leaving it for the next person. Not classy.

Sun, Jan 21
LAX
KMG
32h 55m
Mon, Feb 5
KMG
LAX
26h 25m
Trip: 16 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 304 reviews
Overall
7.0
Boarding
7.1
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.5
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.8
YVR
XMN
Excellent 10.0

Seat were comfortable , staff friendly

The long layover

XMN
LAX
Good 6.0

entertainment choices were good

XMN
YVR
Excellent 10.0

We left 13 mins late but landed 45 mins earlyearly

XMN
BKK
Mediocre 3.0

Crew from lax to xiamen were good they took care of my meal from xiamen to bkk . They offered me their food which was pretty generous of them

I called 24 hrs prior to my flight to ask for Vegetarian meal but that was not available... There was so much problem with food . And the toilets were very very dirty :(

LAX
XMN
Mediocre 2.0

Nobody helped me switch my flight around, I hate you.

Mon, Jan 29
SFO
KMG
28h 30m
Thu, Mar 22
KMG
SFO
20h 00m
Trip: 52 days
6.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.3 Good
Based on 3745 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.9
Food
6.0
PEK
SIN
Excellent 9.0

Crew service was excellent. Food choice and spread was nice and I was able to eat well despite not eating the chinese dishes.

I wish the food was american chinese - like PF chang !

PEK
JFK
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing.

The flight was canceled but United and delta were still flying to New York. Air China was not working with them to help us. The earliest next flight was five days later...... their staff were extremely unprofessional. I asked to update to business class. One staff told me it was 1300usd, another one told me it was 3600usd, and one told me it was 10,000 usd???

PVG
SJC
Mediocre 3.3

I will never fly Air China again.

HFE
PEK
Okay 4.0

no in flight entertainment, food was horrible

JFK
PEK
Mediocre 2.0

nothing

cancelled last minute, rescheduled for the next flight three days later

Thu, Feb 1
SFO
KMG
18h 55m
Fri, Mar 23
KMG
SFO
28h 00m
Trip: 50 days
6.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.3 Good
Based on 4385 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
6.1
Food
5.9
LAX
PVG
Excellent 9.0

The crew ask to change sit with another passenger and I said ok, then start to demand I move so they can sit together.i guess I didn’t move fast enough to suit him. Of course changed there mind. Maybe a race thing with me being black. The crew show lack of respect toward me.

PVG
CRK
Mediocre 3.6

Not a full flight

Snack only for meal. Again limited beverages. Spotty service. Rude passenger behind me. Which is not Airlines fault I would not and will not ever recommend this Airlines or Shanghai airport again. Will do all my I can to avoid this experience again

JFK
PVG
Mediocre 3.6

Nothing

Flight was delayed two hour and I still Waiting for my 2 lugages. I will never use this company again .

PVG
SIN
Okay 4.3

Flight was on time. Staff efficient.

Seats were uncomfortable. Tv’s kept cutting out. It was so loud.

JFK
PVG
Mediocre 2.6

We spent 2 hours at the check in because China eastern changed our connecting time and we were going to miss our flight. The food was terrible, they lost my husbands luggage. We are on our honeymoon and he has no clothes. And they put us up in a very dirty hotel.

Sat, Feb 3
SFO
KMG
19h 00m
Thu, Mar 22
KMG
SFO
18h 45m
Trip: 47 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 4089 reviews
Overall
7.1
Boarding
7.2
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.5
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.6
BKK
CAN
Okay 4.6

CS did offer Priority Business class immigration and lounge

Booked 6 months in advance, at counter for return was advised that they had over booked and wanted to change my flights. All my reservations pre made with transportation and hotels, they want to change on day of departure???? NO! NO notifications, terrible counter service. No entertainment offered!!!

KIX
KWE
Mediocre 2.0

The food is always bad, and they didn’t allow use of electronics (phones, and they didn’t like me using my iPod I suppose because it looks like a phone?) on a 6 hr international flight when there was NO individual entertainment and no screens. What’s worse is I went into the bathroom right after a flight attendant and there was urine all over the seat! She either did it and left it, or she saw it and hovered over it, leaving it for the next person. Not classy.

CAN
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Nice plane

Non

CAN
MNL
Mediocre 2.0

Flight was on time.

I have been in the Philippines for almost two weeks with no luggage. Very limited response from the airline.

DEL
CAN
Okay 4.6

The crew was good.

My bags didn't arrive with the flight. Connectivity/ transfer issue to pheonix.

Fri, Mar 2
LAX
KMG
32h 00m
Thu, Mar 15
KMG
LAX
28h 30m
Trip: 13 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Mon, Feb 5
LAX
KMG
31h 50m
Tue, Feb 20
KMG
LAX
26h 25m
Trip: 16 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 304 reviews
Overall
7.0
Boarding
7.1
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.5
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.8
BKK
XMN
Excellent 8.6

Nice wide seats, well run flight. Lots of food served, though very mixed quality. The unfortunate experiences described in the negatives of this review, do not repeat on the return flight.

In the fine print is the fact that the flight includes a stop in Shenzen. On the outbound flight this was a nightmare experience with Chinese immigration. Exhausted from a 14 hour flight, passengers had their passports taken away; were put through a bizarre 45 minute finger printing process using machines that did not work; and then left to wait for an hour or more with no information. The continuation flight was in another part of the airport - a very long walk; and it turned out not to be at the departing gate that was displayed on the monitors. We arrived at the indicated (wrong) gate with no guidance. Very nearly missed the continuation flight. Once in Xiamen, our arrival was late enough that the second floor of the airport was closed. There were no ATMs on the first floor; no way to get the Chinese cash needed to take a taxi to the airport. Fortunately a kind citizen agreed to exchange some cash, using mental calculations and sign language about the exchange rate.

XMN
YVR
Excellent 8.6

crew provide excellent and attentive service. food is good

food could be better

HAK
XMN
Good 6.0

They cancelled my ticket I had to purchase my ticket again

YVR
XMN
Excellent 10.0

Seat were comfortable , staff friendly

The long layover

XMN
LAX
Good 6.0

entertainment choices were good

United States to Kunming Changshui Flight Information

Flights Arrive in Kunming Changshui
Flights Depart from United States
Flight Price $381
Airlines Sichuan Airlines, Air China, China Southern, XiamenAir, Hainan Airlines, China Eastern
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