There was a little delay in the boarding
I loved both the ground and flight crews. They're so patient and willing to accomodate us and help solve problems. I only wanted to suggest if they can give us more new or not so new movies to watch.
Pros: "The crew was professional and super friendly."
Cons: "Our bags had arrived early, and were waiting at the service station. However, there was no one there in the rooms and our stuff was left outside the door. We have pictures of our bags left out. It’s kind of a bummer that our stuff was left unattended. Someone could of grabbed it."
Pros: "Great service!"
Cons: "More comfortable seats and headphone jacks on the end of the arm rest (I kept knocking mine out when I moved in my seat)."
Pros: "I enjoyed the selection of food and how it was mostly Japanese style. And the drink selection is very good."
Cons: "It is a problem of flying economy, but our seat space was a little tight. I would have enjoyed a broader selection of movies as well."
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Pros: "Crew was excellent, great Japanese culture on display, overall travel seemed much more relaxed and peaceful compared to the typical US airlines."
Cons: "More western food options, better selection of tv shows for entertainment"
Pros: "The crew was fantastic and the food was very nice."
Cons: "It really would have been nice to have a vegetarian option!"
Pros: "empty flight, foods tasted good."
Cons: "The seat was uncomfortable. Entertainment choices were limited."
Pros: "Food is the best of any airline service"
Pros: "One of my favorites airlines! Crew are nice and very helpful. I felt safe and enjoyed my long flight as always. My mom would not agree more. Thank you for your good service!"
Pros: "Crew were very hospitable"
Pros: "Empty seats"
Cons: "Only snack No entertainment No chargers"
Pros: "Enough legroom/more than what you’d find on your standard 4-5 hour flights. The stewardesses were great! They attended to every need with a smile. They did a great job of making sure everyone was comfortable."
Cons: "They need some vegetarian options for meals."
Pros: "Food and entertainment has to be better."
Cons: "In Chicago, the flight was delayed for almost 4 hours which in turn made us miss our connecting flight to Jakarta. Then next flight available flight to Jakarta was 24 hours later."
Pros: "The flight attendants were so nice and the food was really good."
Pros: "Food was amazingly good!"
Cons: "Movie selection was limited"
Pros: "I liked the way the pilot talked to us and let us know what was going on and still got us there on time even though our departure was slightly delayed."
Cons: "There had to be something better than pretzels."
Pros: "The person who checked me in at ORD found me an alternative aisle seat with an unoccupied seat next to me. Great benefit for a 12+ hour flight. Very thoughtful."
Cons: "We left late."
Pros: "It was fast and the crew got right to it as far as take off and getting home."
Pros: "Friendly staff. English language not too much of an issue. Ample personal space in economy class compared to other carriers."
Cons: "Asian Vegetarian meal not very good. Seems like whichever company they use to buy the food makes a half hearted effort in their selections for the food tray. If you're going to put a couple small pieces of lettuce and a cherry tomato into an already small container and call it salad, why bother? The rest of the meal wasn't pleasing either. The fruit was nearly frozen it was so cold. The entree had a few different things but still a weird combination of veggies."
Cons: "Small plane. No cabin space for carry ons."
Pros: "The most impressive is consistenty great service from check in, in the air and online costumer service.. they are very pleasant , humble and genuine, always trying giving what you need."
Pros: "Great legroom, intuitive design down to the details, amazing crew. What a showcase of what Japan has to offer"
Pros: "Overall excellent"
Pros: "short flight ready to get home"
Pros: "more new movies will be better"
Pros: "The flight is on time... the food is good... the service is excellent.... the seat is comfortable.... the ludgage regulation is satisfying can bring 2 pcs @ 23kg..."
Cons: "The entertaiment film needs more variety..."
Pros: "Bigger plane..or more room between seats.. Great service. Next time will try to go both ways in ANA"
Pros: "Very comfortable plane and excellent service."
Pros: "The friendliness of the staff and that the plane arrived on time with no delays. Leg room was ok. My luggage did not get lost. Entertainment selection was good. Overall it was good experience. The landing was smoothly done."
Cons: "Food was ok. Seats were not comfortable. Started feeling sick to my stomach because of the lack of sleep."
Cons: "Good food, clean toilet rooms. Good seating space with foot rest.goo"
Pros: "My flight was really comfortable, thanks"
Cons: "The thing I didn't like it was when I was in Tokyo I stayed overnight I didn't know what I expected for first timer like me I wish they give me some kind of a voucher food, nothing big but I really like in Tokyo though thanks"
Cons: "The flight was delayed 9 hours! I had to make other arraignments so I wouldn't miss my conference. I lost money because of the great delayed."
Pros: "The food they served was very unique and will ready you for a trip in Japan ( if that is the root you are taking it for) The entertainment options were overwhelming ( movies, games, and anime)"
Pros: "Food legroom service friendliness"
Cons: "Could not view flight info on map"
Pros: "Love the service provided by the flight crews. The landing was smooth and quick."
Cons: "Flight was delayed and the crew announced the same thing about it twice."
Pros: "The work ethic and sweetness of the stewardess , aways happy and work together well. Very detail in saftey and checked everything. Very good in caring for all in flight"
Cons: "Great food. Really good , gave menu to choose from. , other airlines will say chicken or beef and you pic ..... Great price on my ticket. Most my flights are 1200. Got my ticket for 862. I very happy"
Pros: "Great service and good food"
Cons: "Nothing felt like they were glad to have me onboard."
Pros: "the food, service, and efficiency"
Cons: "The really long layovers"
Pros: "The airline gave us pillows and a small cover"
Cons: "The food was nasty, and no air circulation plus so hot in there"
Pros: "staff was very nice and helpful"
Cons: "movies were not sp good"
Cons: "Headset wasn't working propperly."
Pros: "Everything accept the food selection."
Cons: "It would have been better if we had more selection of food, it's a minor issue and what do you expect if you know you're flying on a Japan airline. I just wish they would have a little more selection gear toward American food. :-)"
Pros: "Staff pleasant"
Cons: "Entertainment could be improved"
Pros: "The flight crew were very pleasant. The food was excellent. There we nice options for movies."
Pros: "The food was amazing - they had no right to make food that good. I really was blown away."
Cons: "The seat was small & painful. There were metal boxes on the floor where my feet should have gone, so I had to contort my body to fit, even though I was in economy plus."
Pros: "short flight....."
Cons: "It was 30 mins late departing..........after a 17 hour flight and 4 hour lay over, I was not in the mood for a 30 min delay home on a 45 min flight."
Pandemic policy: airlines need to have currently update on the website for clearly requirements for Covid 19 certificate in hours , example form.
Pros: "The whole business class experience"
Cons: "During the same trip I discovered 2 different arrangements of the Business Class cabin on Singapore Airlines A350, SQ469 CMB-SIN, and SQ036 SIN-LAX. On the SQ469, I occupied seat 12 A (mono, aisle-window): A lot of plastic curved walls etc. For larger persons, the result is not quit comfortable."
Pros: "Amazing crew, very nice and helpful."
Pros: "the crew is fine. The seat was OK standard."
Cons: "Food was not good on my way back to L.A. Food was no flavor, pork cut up way too big, prefer having small piece of meat soaked up flavor sauce."
Pros: "Fast boarding. Early arrival. Comfortable seat."
Cons: "I had to ask 3 times for an arrival card from the crew. Bread was dry. There should have been a breakfast served prior to landing, but no food service after 1 a.m. though flight arrived at 7:40 a.m. Timing of meals was not convenient for me at all. They wake you up at 1 a.m. for your main dinner. I would have preferred to sleep until 5 a.m. then have a good breakfast. The amenity kit in Business Class was substandard when compared to other airlines"
Pros: "Crew were amazing and great entertainment"
Cons: "Boarding could be better"
Pros: "Plane was super clean and comfortable. A long flight but we'll cared for by host."
Pros: "The crew is always amazing: highly professional, attentive and friendly. The whole experience with Singapore Airlines is always a treat."
Pros: "Overall, the staff was amazing, so as the food and cleanliness"
Cons: "The space between the seats in economic seat"
Pros: "Everything is perfect, the crew services are very warm and professional, I strongly believe that Singapore airlines is the best in world as I tried many airlines but I don’t see like their them, I will strongly recommend and I will be their customer for any flight to Far East inshaallah."
Cons: "I recommend if they can provide paid massage service ( not complementary)at the suits class for long trip because there’s enough space to do it , I’m very glad to congratulate them for the level of service they reached ."
Pros: "Cabin crew was amazing!"
Cons: "Food was mediocre and we've had better on Singapore Airlines before."
Pros: "Crew was attentive and made extra effort to meet special requests from passengers."
Pros: "The crew was amazing"
Pros: "Average flight"
Cons: "Seats on this aircraft have very upright seats. Not very comfy"
Pros: "Food was good"
Cons: "Boarding was just ok, but departure delayed by half hour. Seats were really poor. Zero comfort.. felt like sitting on a cramped park bench. Entertainment system is ancient. Can't see and can't listen properly. Didn't expect this type of horrible aircraft from Singapore Airlines!"
Cons: "Screaming children. Totally clueless, rude flight crew. Next time kids are screaming for three hours straight on a red eye, maybe offer the parents some assistance. Makes the “perks” like hot towels seem ridiculous when staff are completely indifferent."
Cons: "Cabin temperature too cool"
Pros: "Clockwork prompt"
Pros: "Everything about this flight was top notch. The inflight entertainment, touch screen and remote controlled, was so good i was up the entire time watching movies Black Panther, Downsizing, DeathWish, Pacific Rim and listening to the wonderful library of music, i was surprised at the range of music, from uncensored rap to big band."
Pros: "Finally, I could go to my final destination as planned by transmitted to Korean Air flights."
Cons: "My first flight of JetBlue from Olandor to New York was delayed that leading to my connecting flights to my destination were missed. Now, my suitcases have been missed, too."
Cons: "Flight attendants were bot friendly, appearwd to be botheted when askes questions or requests were made."
Pros: "I booked regular economy and flew to Tokyo that way, but put a bid in for premium economy for the flight home and got it. It's not a big upgrade (bigger display panel, a little more leg room, seat tilt and it has a leg rest) but those things made the flight for me."
Cons: "I don't have much on the down side front aside from the usual "would like more leg room" and "more seat tilt" so nothing new to report"
Pros: "Singapore airline crew is always top notch in terms of service and attentiveness. It's a direct flight from Singapore to Canberra! Beats the layover in Sydney or Melbourne."
Cons: "Business class seats were uncomfortable compared to other business class. They're not lay flat seats, and I can't get the seat even close to flat because my feet jam in to the bottom of the seat in front of me. The food wasn't great, some of the meal which was supposed to be served hot was still cold."
Pros: "Everything was good"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "First class service with economy prices via Kayak! Blankets, pillows, full meals, snacks, entertainment, hot towels before take off and landing. The crew is always spot on! I love Singapore airlines!"
Pros: "This time I made the mistake of flying with my kids (4 and 6). The flight or them was last minute (booked less than 8 hours before take off) so there were no pre-planned kids meals etc. The in cabin team were awesome! They made sure they go a choice of meals, that they had things to do, that they were enjoying the flights. This on top of the usual awesome that they have."
Cons: "It's still in Huston. Flying economy isn't the same as flying business but my bank account says I need the cheaper option. Can we please move this flight to DFW instead? :-)"
Pros: "the first class seats from HK to SFO, IFE, service, dom perignon, red wine, excellent attention, greeted personally by four of flight team, provided flight details personally. Im 6'0" so the bed was a little short. it was simply a wonderful experience."
Cons: "the IFE is not touch screen and pausing on the hand held was fidgety, but a huge 24 inch screen and beautiful."
Cons: "My first flight (DXB - SIN) was delayed and so my bag didn't make it onto the second flight (SIN - CNS)"
Pros: "Excellent service & comfort"
Pros: "Overall experience"
Cons: "Could have had a better selection of movies"
Pros: "Entertainment even in economy class was excellent -- tons of movies, games, etc. Cabin crew were friendly. Bathroom was very large."
Cons: "In economy, seating was incredibly tight (very little legroom) and at least in my seat, very little reclining. For a 14 hour flight through the night, it made it very difficult to actually get any rest. Food was OK."
Pros: "Foot rest, large movie screen, good food"
Cons: "They ran out of diet drinks."
Cons: "Flight delayed twice without informing us the reason, and after boarding, we waited for v long to take off also"
Pros: "Friendly crew, efficient boarding"
Cons: "Food not good and inefficient service, very old plane and entertainment system doesn't work properly, below expectations for such a good airline"
Cons: "The seats and entertainment system on our flight were in need of an upgrade. The seat padding was well worn and uncomfortable. The entertainment system is one of the old “pop-out the remote from the armrest” ones with a very average interface and display."
Pros: "Friendly, attentive crew. Clean plane."
Cons: "Cramp set space. Lack of movie choices, not all had closed caption."
Pros: "Awesome comfort, infotainment, service and food. Was amazed at the value for an economy flight - much better than BA & United in every way."
Pros: "Neat & clean flight.good cabin crew members.good service."
Cons: "Food served was not so good. Toilets are very small compared to other flights..speacially SFA - Singapore flight."
Cons: "poor ground and inflight crews hospitality poor food quality poor food variation"
Cons: "Singapore Airlines always boast themselves as first class service. That is just bs. At night when I was hungry, I asked the flight attendant for some snack, both a male and a female served at my cabin said, "we don't have that." I expected SQ staff to serve one step further, instead of stopping at a no. Can't you recommend something? Throughout the entire trip, whenever I asked something, the way they answered always made me feel that I was a trouble to them. Is it because I was in an economy class and that's how you treat me? SQ, you may want to change what you are proud of. It's no longer a first class service, at least not to us poor economy class passengers."
Pros: "Almost everything"
Cons: "The leg rests didn't have enough room to be useful. I'm only 5'10", which is average, not tall, so they should have had more legroom."
Pros: "I love flying by singapore airlines! Firstly because its direct flight from home plus service on sq is always impeccable. Plus i can easily order a singapore sling and a campari spritz, which is so nice while watching a movie :)"
Cons: "I didnt really like the food this time and entertainment on the way back was so sad! No new movies unlike on the way there :( dont really like being woken up for meals though, would be nice if they left a note to get a meal from them once ive gotten up. Coz i was trying to sleep so i dont get jetlagged back in sg. Which i did unfortunately :( not jetlag when i arrived in rome though :)"
Pros: "I liked how often the staff walked down the ailes to help. They are very attentive. The entertainment is endless. Seats were standard in economy class, I recommended upgrading for that long of a flight."
Cons: "To my flight specifically, it got adjusted without telling me so I ended up missing my final transfer. I was not given a notification for a flight change. Someone met me at the end of my second flight to tell me I missed my connecting flight. With the adjusted flight Singapore gave me, there was no chance I would have made it. They did purchase a ticket for me on another airline to get to San Francisco in the end."
Pros: "It is really nice to have a direct flight option to Singapore"
Pros: "The crew were all very polite, well mannered, and helpful."
Cons: "As a strict vegan, I had ordered a vegan meal. I was given a meal labeled as vegan, though it in fact was not. I reported the incident to customer service, who responded only with apathy. :("
Pros: "Movie selection, very helpful crew and good quality food."
Pros: "The crew was nice and reply promptly. They provide water/juice and snacks several times besides the main meals."
Cons: "It was confusing to do online checking because I couldn't check in on Vietnam airline website. The airplane was old and had bad smells."
Cons: "Six empty seats in the “emergency row” I was not feeling well and needed the extra space.5 hours into the 13 hr long haul to Taipei, I felt like I was going to hyperventilate, they charged me $120. Bucks for the privilege. Kosher meal was unbeatable."
Pros: "Couldn't get the seat we requested, Airlines still use dial up Credit card machine to process, unable to process C.C payment after using 3 different C.C Crew instead blamed me and ask me to use ATM to get Cash !"
Pros: "Smooth and easy"
Cons: "Check in location not clear in the beginning."
Cons: "It is just a long flight and the middle economy seats are what they are."
Pros: "The crew was nice and professional."
Cons: "I wish seat is more comfortable and I wish updated movies."
Pros: "The seats reclined farther than any I’ve ever experienced (aside from Business or First Class). Attractive, friendly, and patient flight attendants. Very clean planes."
Cons: "A better movie and music selection."
Pros: "Entertainment selection"
Cons: "Food and drink selections were ok only. They ran out of one option for dinner."
Pros: "The staff was friendly, fast, and the on boarding was organized. Not like other airline, China Airlines has made an impressive impression with their staffs friendliness, organized policies, and great movies to watch."
Cons: "I got economy, the seats were uncomfortable"
Pros: "The ability to select a special meal ahead of time. Meal selection out of the US was better than coming from oversea into the US."
Cons: "Seating can always be made more comfortable."
Cons: "There was no provision for vegetarian food in the flight"
Cons: "Waiting forceherlchsir at Taipei and boarding plane took all of the 1.5 hour layover. Not very organized."
Pros: "Service, extra blankets and pillows."
Cons: "Very full flight. A little chaotic in SF airport. Rules for hand luggage different / ended up having to check one bag that I didn’t have to with Alaska Air."
Pros: "Good movie selection, nice attendants"
Cons: "The 2nd meal was tasteless and didn’t have the ingredient as the name suggested, a Chinese pickled veggie"
Pros: "Food, entertainment OK"
Cons: "China Airlines is obsessed with weighing carry-on luggage. They weigh it when you check your bags, and they weigh it again at the gate. What I am I supposed to do at the gate? Throw my stuff away?"
Pros: "The air line reported 2 of my luggages as delayed and I still have not heard news on my 3rd missing luggage"
Cons: "How can u loose a luggage"
Cons: "I had a bad flight, we had 16 hrs delay because technical breakdown. I can understand it, but everybody on the flight were really upset with china airline attitude. All passengers must sit on the plane for 3 hours before we went out of the plane, at that time the flight attendants and crew leave without an explanation, We didnt know what happnened!!!!! And during 16 hrs delay in Sanfransico Airport, we didnt have hotel for rest, we really tired without sleep. I dont know how to explain my thinking about chine airline attitiude, really upset with their way about problem solving. I just can say that i will never flight with china airline again in the future..."
Pros: "The food they served was very good."
Pros: "Entertainment device is updated and good"
Cons: "Staff at SFO was a little bit loud and mean when they asked the customers to line up—like in zone 1/2 boarding process."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and attentive. Wide range of entertainment to choose from."
Cons: "Boarding was done half the plane each, so I stood in line waiting to board for a long time. I also had the middle seat, which was uncomfortable for sleeping. I would upgrade for a window seat next time. There were only meat options for the food, and no main courses for vegetarians."
Pros: "I like the boarding because they went by zone. I also like the food and drink that was provided."
Cons: "I didn't like the restroom it was too small to go number 2 in."
Pros: "traveling with a child on long haul CI's family couch is the top choice."
Pros: "Flight is on time. Crew team is polite and smiling. Boarding is smooth."
Cons: "Food is so so. As always , there is many carry on items in Asia flights and not enough space to put."
Cons: "Everything was bad! The seat were too tight , the aisle were narrow and no service from the flight attendant!"
Pros: "Super nice service from the crew on the flight. And the young woman at the check-in counter in San Francisco was terrifically friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Flight was just slightly delayed leaving in both San Francisco and Taipei. But the headwinds (certainly no fault of China Airlines!) made us 45 minutes late in Taipei, making us a little anxious about making connections, especially when we saw the long line to x-ray baggage going from one terminal to the next."
Cons: "They waited for another flight to come in I think because they could not sell enough seats so they doubled up one of their flights and made us wait for 12 hours very sad miss my connecting flight and further flights and friends at destination turned into a horrible experience but on my way home now hopefully it won't be so bad going hole"
Pros: "Very friendly and helpful flight attendants!"
Cons: "No vegetarian options for the meals... No snacks available for in-flight purchases... No menu of beverages available..."
Pros: "The flight was at the end of Thanksgiving weekend and was completely full, but the check-in, boarding, and in-flight service were all efficient and attentive. Food was pretty good, and the economy fares were very competitive. First time on CA, and would definitely use them again."
Cons: "One rude gate agent at SFO named Lisa."
Pros: "Good staff, new planes, polite and efficient"
Cons: "Lack of movie selection"
Cons: "Food selection could better. Also hotter (warmed Or cooked more)"
Cons: "Great services on board"
Pros: "Lovely gracious Staff."
Cons: "One negative employee. Not so comfortable seat on new plane."
Pros: "Over all it was a great experience. I dropped my boarding pass from tapi to bkk while I was at SFO the crew trade me down and gave me my boarding pass , saving me lots of hassle . I was impressed for over all service."
Cons: "The boarding wasn’t done according to seating manner at SFO . Didn’t look he that ."
Pros: "The plane was very clean and new looking. Customer service from all employees was terrific."
Cons: "On both China Airlines flights, the wifi system did not allow my phone to access the link to purchase access. The food options were just OK."
Pros: "Flight attendants were pleasant and did their job well."
Cons: "Despite checking in 2hrs or more before boarding, the China Airlines airport agent seated my wife and I in different rows without asking us what our seating preferences were. On the connecting 2hr flight from TPE to KIX we were seated 10 rows away from each other. We trusted the agent to be smart and professional and let him choose our seats not caring too much other than to be seated together and was grossly disappointed. He spent a good deal chatting with his female coworker when he should've done his job better. We won't be flying China Airlines in the future and will pay more for better service."
Pros: "over all good"
Cons: "all good"
Pros: "good leg room, excellent food, service in Economy better than I've had in some other first class."
Cons: "A350 seat cushions are a little short for us tall folks."
Pros: "Flight was delayed which made me lose my connecting flight to austin. At the counter I was told that they had rescheduled but that I was late. I was late because customs took long and the flight from Taipei was 30 minutes late. So it's not like I was wasting time. I did not appreciate that the blame was placed on me in the way the counter people communicated with me. I noticed that the counter woman, and the supervisor did not speak to me at all. Not even to say "let me find out" or "sorry for the inconvenience" but both did speak to other customers that were of Asian Descent. They communicated both in English and Chinese. The young woman that booked the flight for me (different one from counter woman) was decent and attentive. Sherry who was the third woman I dealt with when I needed to sort the baggage issue was very attentive even explaining to the supervisor why It was the second time I was back at their offices. She went out of her way to make sure I saw my bags delivered to the UA luggage. But again, I am very disappointed and can't help to notice that other passengers received basic cordial treatment when I was blatantly ignored."
Pros: "Individual movies screens for each passenger with unlimited free movies/music/etc. Leg rests that pop out & seats that recline more than most. Very nice crew. Food was pretty good."
Pros: "Staff and Crew were nice to passengers."
Cons: "No English subtitles for the movies on board. Seats are not comfortable."
Cons: "Boarding at SFO was confusing since attendance gave wrong information so that we kept sitting to wait for our turn. And it ended up kind of disordering. Airline needs to improve this small process while customers waited for so long to board."
Pros: "Crew changed my seat after finding out my chair was broken"
Cons: "my chair was broken and wouldn't lean back. i felt really thirsty a lot of the plane ride"
Cons: "Food and seats were mediocre at best. Two of the flight attendants that we had the displeasure to experience appeared irritated and when asked for a glass of water we had to wait 30 minutes (after asking three times). On top of that, once we arrived to Tokyo they lost our luggage. We kept phoning the Tokyo desk, but then the airline went on strike and our calls were left unanswered. Japan Airlines, which handles all baggage for all carriers in and out of Narita couldn't do anything either. When they were finally operational I phoned again for two more days with no offer of compensation for additional clothing that we had to buy. Finally on the 7th day they indicated they found the luggage and it never left SF!"
Pros: "Service, Seat, food, and movies."
Cons: "having to get up and ask for more beverages"
Pros: "The crew very friendly and helpful."
Cons: "The food needs a little bit of variety"
Pros: "I loved the food service and good customer service overall"
Cons: "Hard to fall asleep but I'm sure it's like that on every flight"
Pros: "Crew member was grumpy, not friendly and did not give eye contact"
Cons: "Friendlier service and more organized to get on plane. All zones weren’t called and then announcement came on saying last call. Also not enough room for bags. Crew member was on phone when we arrived to plane. No explanation on why but made me feel uncomfortable about our safety."
Pros: "The crew was average"
Cons: "It was an average flight ... nothing to complain about !"
Pros: "The crew was ok, very uncomfortable seat, I had an isle seat and everyone bumped into my shoulder. I never had to pay for checked baggage in a transatlantic flight, it’s not my first time flying. I was also asked to check my carry on, to what I declined for personal reasons."
Pros: "Friendliness of the crew."
Cons: "There is completely no free snacks, just drinks (excluding alcohol). The maintenance didn't sign some papers for the plane which cause the unnecessary delay."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "You fly international for 8 hours an you don't have screens and have to pay for entertainment..or a glass of wine?? 60 dollars to choose your seat???..air Canada sucks. I flew to Europe with over 12 different airlines this is one of the worst for sure."
Pros: "Seat was very comfortable and noise cancelling headphones were nice touch."
Cons: "Was not used to business class seat and it wasn’t that intuitive."
Cons: "Check-in was bad. Too few staff for too many people."
Pros: "The flight itself was very good The plane was quite new. Very comfortable seats and plenty of leg room with nothing obstructing the foot space. Good inflight entertainment and complimentary earbuds. Flight attendents were capable and friendly, food service better than average."
Cons: "Check-in at the Air Canada counter was chaotic, a long lineup with only one agent available to direct the crowd. She coped well considering there were multiple people asking questions at the same time. There was a small sign instructing persons who had obtained boarding passes and luggage tags to go to baggage drop but no signs or separate lanes to indicate where that was. Very disorganized. At the gate it was the same scenario. Agents at adjacent desks were calling boarding instructions for multiple flights at the same time. Our Vancouver flight was never actually announced but passengers all started lining up because the stated boarding time had passed. It was impossible to tell which flight was calling for which boarding zones and everyone was wondering out loud "what is going on here?" Once finally aboard we sat on the runway, our flight left an hour late and we missed our connecting flight in Vancouver which, I realize happens. However..."
Cons: "poor entertainment choices. Reading lights didn't work. I traveled with my wife, we were unable to read because reading lights didn't work."
Pros: "The flight crew went the extra mile to give good service. There were plenty of meals and snacks throughout the trip."
Cons: "The bathrooms are cramped, they are clean however. Seats are also very close together, others must get out if you are in a middle or window seat."
Pros: "The crew was lovely!"
Cons: "Please feed people on international flights! Don't charge passengers for crappy samdwiches. Please figure out how to make the online check in work, I was sent an email telling me to do it and the websites did not work, even though I tried several times from different devices. Please fix that!"
Pros: "The overall performance and teamwork of Air Canada from check-in to landing was the best experience ever with Air Canada. AC has always been my first carrier choice for travelling, and this was the best service in flying the sky with AC."
Cons: "I find that the previous location for Air Canada for checking in at LAX for departure and arrivals was quiker and easier(stop and go)."
Pros: "I had an entire row to my self. Staff were friendly"
Cons: "Always hate when airlines don't provide snacks"
Cons: "For business class the accommodation was appalling. The seat would not even recline more than a couple of inches, let alone lay flat which is what one is paying for. The touch screen entertainment did not work. The flight arrived too late to make connections - again. The boarding agent at the gate in Los Angeles was one of the rudest and most arrogant men I have ever encountered. I complained to the plane's Captain about him, as he was going through. All the business class passengers around me were commenting on it. One was even filming his egregious behaviour for Facebook. He alone was enough to put one off Air Canada ."
Cons: "Someone was in my seat (and feigning sleep). Not a big problem, I just sat in another seat, but kind of uncool. Cabin crew were never aware, which is odd"
Pros: "Flew economy from Los Angeles to Vancouver. Aircraft looked like a newer Airbus A320 with the new Air Canada branding (black lettering against white fuselage). Air Canada check in process has passengers use self service kiosks first and then take the tags and luggage to the counter. The employees at check in were all very efficient and made sure the line didn't get too long. The flight left on time. Every seat had personal entertainment system, and mine worked great. The flight attendants themselves were very professional."
Cons: "The in flight magazine was water damaged and somewhat soiled (probably from prior passenger's drink). I wish the on ground cleaning crew would take the time to inspect the seat back pockets."
Pros: "I liked the friendly crew members"
Cons: "1. Could not reserve seat on the return flight and still got charged for it. 2. My seat did not have the new outlet for phone jack and USB charger. I had to use old headset outlet on the arm-rest which did not work. 3. Planes delayed on both directions."
Cons: "Arrived 1 hr 15 min late."
Cons: "Baggage hasn't arrived after 45 minutes"
Cons: "Your worst nightmare. Lost my luggage and 24 hours can't even tell me where it is. Complete incompetence."
Pros: "There's more leg space and better programming on Air Canada flights"
Cons: "Staff were rude, my headphone jack was broken on our way home, we boarded very late both directions."
Pros: "Team was accommodating and helped with my4 year old kid to make the travel experience easier."
Cons: "Had to pay extra for bags. Policy wasn't clear when purchasing tickets, and was surprised to pay $25 per bag."
Pros: "Good room on the seat"
Cons: "I paid extra to get into the economy plus (or whatever they call it), because when I was completing the ticked purchase online I was presented with a prompt to upgrade, The prompt said that alcoholic beverages were included, as well as a meal or snack from the menu. As is it turns out, that is only offered on certain aircraft. I call that false advertising, and I should get a refund for the upgrade fee i paid!"
Pros: "We made it to Vancouver"
Cons: "Aircraft was late. At least two gate changes in LA. Flight crew did not take away trash, just told us to stick in seat pockets. Entertainment system was down much of flight."
Pros: "- Air Canada reps are nice, just super unhelpful - Friendly team, but not empowered to really help and quick to pass you off to others"
Cons: "- We tried to check in online and got an error message. When we got to the airport 2 hours before our flight, we were told by customer service rep #1 to join a line. At the front of the line, same rep told us "Oh it's probably that now you need a visa." - Why not tell people when they try to check in why there is an error? The new rule went into effect in December, and we hadn't been to Canada since needing a visa. Once we had been accepted, we were passed off to another employee who couldn't figure out why he couldn't check us in. Then another, who said "I'm only helping you because your flight is delayed, the flight should have closed by now." (Not exactly comforting, and considering it took them 2 hours to help, not super helpful either.) - When we ran to the gate, the people running the gate told us that the aircraft hadn't even landed, but weren't communicative in timing, didn't update the time on the boarding screens, etc."
Pros: "Flight was well managed, and even though the flight was full, service was on time and pleasant. A great travel experience overall."
Pros: "Service and pricing presented a good value to cost ratio"
Cons: "The sound quality of the onboard entertainment is shameful espwcially for thisi day and age. The image quality wasn't great either."
Pros: "Flight was fast."
Cons: "The plane was not clean, there was debris on all the seats. It was hot and smelly. I'm not sure if passengers brought food but very overpowering and gross. I wanted to vomit the entire flight."
Pros: "The domestic crew were exceptionally good natured and attentive. Especially Daniela."
Cons: "Not much to like on this flight except the food. However, it's airplane food so it's expected to be not so good anyway."
Pros: "None I like"
Cons: "Crew - no one onboard seemed happy, didn't see anyone smile at all, not a happy place. Food - tasteless, for the only meal they offered transatlantic flight was total thumbs down."
Pros: "On time boarding and take-off, polite and helpful flight attendants, arrived on time with all my luggage. What else could you ask for!"
Pros: "Made it in one piece without lost luggage"
Cons: "4+ hour flight, no complimentary snacks, seating felt cramped,~45 minute delay in departure and docking, infotainment center broken"
Pros: "Nice staff!"
Cons: "The food is chargeable and also was no many items from menu to purchase"
Pros: "Modern plane, space, good service"
Cons: "The pasta was not good and the piece of sugary bread for breakfast was also not good."
Pros: "Staff was extremely nice and the plane itself was comfortable- loved the leg ."
Cons: "Flight to Vancouver: Upon arrival I was told that the luggage from my flight 557 was misplaced and put on plane 775. I had to wait an extra two hours for luggage in customs. I was late to the wedding festivities in Whistler that evening. Flight to Los Angeles: The plane was 30 minutes late. We board the plane and discover there is a sensor issue. We wait 30 minutes. then another 30 and then another 30 as more and more news comes about that the problem is not fixable. We de-board and have to wait in a long line at the complete opposite end of the airport. By 1:00am the line has barely moved and all hotel vouchers has been used. I have to spend the evening on a bench in the airport as a single woman- not comforting. I missed important meetings the next day as I am on the flight home. I understand accidents happen but it happened on both my way there and back. My flight home should have been refunded as it put me in a very insecure position and effected my work performance."
Cons: "A very obese man sat on my side and took half of my seat. The crew ignored me till we were on the air. They were very unprofessional. They found a seat for me. I approached them and told them that I was willing to pay half of a business seat, just let me go. The crew was unwilling and threanned me by returning the plane before it took off. I was not treated with respect. Next Tuesday I will fly back to Los Angeles with air Canada. I am sorry but this experience has taught me to fly no more with your company. Rabbi Moises Benzaquen"
Pros: "The crew was doing the best they could and was professional."
Cons: "Where to start, I have taken Air Canada 1 time before to Regina and you lost my luggage, luckily it was on the flight home. This time check in was very disorganized and unprofessional (I got scolded when my luggage bumped the post that forms the line that was set up after half the passengers were there making the last to show up first in line.) The flight was delayed and hour for a broken air mask upon departure . The monitor screens were hard to see and harder to hear. Upon arrival we sat for 30 minutes because they couldn't shut the engines down. Customs was a breeze but the walk from terminal to customize to the next terminal had me winded, luckily my connecting Air Canada flight was late also . And this was the better part of my experience. My flight to Athens was miserable ( lots of screaming children spread out through the plane). And when I thought it was over my luggage was separated and lost for 3 days. I should send you the underwear as a reminder of my experience"
Cons: "Child behind me kicking seat entire time!!!"
Pros: "The crew is always very kind and welcoming"
Cons: "The flight was delayed without any notification. 1. I could have arrived at a later time at the airport as not to wait so long. 2. It cost me a taxi because I missed the train as planned."
Pros: "The flight crew were very efficient and pleasant."
Cons: "The entertainment was quite limited if you didn't download the Canada Air App before boarding. I got a bit of a shock when I sat down and found myself looking at the back of a seat. No entertainment for a transatlantic flight? Shocking. If you had an iPad you could log into their wifi and watch limited tv programs. Movies could only be viewed through their app. The seating was quite cramped too! I'm average height and foknd that the leg space was v limited!"
Pros: "Seats were comfortable and I like the individual movie screens."
Cons: "Flight left at least an hour and a half late thought they said it would be 39 minutes."
Pros: "service staff were nice"
Cons: "didn't like that bags cost USD25 extra. USD10 should be the cost."
Pros: "Like the idea of accessing entertainment via phone tablet or laptop. Just feel the movies could have a better selection of upto date movies"
Pros: "On time, excellent flight."
Cons: "There was only a very limited choice of movies to select from."
Pros: "It started with some of the computers were not working some of the people that worked there had very bad attitude,"
Cons: "It was late arriving in from TO. We had to pre board due to a handicapped companion and there was no time to settle with all the rest of the passengers shoving to get on due to the lateness. The majority of the flight was through turbulence. No one helped with placing bags for the handicapped in the overhead. They did not call for the wheelchair at arrival nor was there an attendant att arrival to push the chair up the ramp."
Pros: "The boarding ran smoothly and the employees were very nice and helpful."
Cons: "On this flight you had to have an iPad or iPhone to enjoy the entertainment, and I had neither."
Cons: "The seats in this plane are very uncomfortable the worst I've ever sat in!"
Pros: "This was the greatest flying experience I've had in a long time. The crew was very pleasant and helpful. The in flight entertainment was spot on and the food was delicious. I would definitely recommend them to anyone flying abroad. They were efficient in the boarding process as well. I will be flying them again!"
Cons: "Worst airline"
Pros: "Crew is wonderful .they do everything in business class to make you feel comfortable"
Cons: "I will never fly China Eastern again. EVER !! I need to add an extra day or two onto our flight. We purchased business class flights so they are not cheap. In order for us to make a change they want $1700 each person, a total of $3400 to take the same flight two days later. The fee is the highest I have ever hear for the same flight class .. I will never ever use China Eastern again, they are taking advantage..I could actually buy a return ticket on another airline for cheaper than they want for a flight change."
Pros: "Cheap and fast"
Cons: "Crews are not as friendly as they should."
Cons: "The food was really bad, with no good choices. And the staff were not friendly - most didn't speak English, but that wasn't a big deal for us"
Pros: "nothing. flight was delayed. i have connecting flight but then the plane left i had to stay in a hotel."
Cons: "it could be better if my connecting flight waited for me"
Pros: "I was very impressed with the planes on both legs of my journey. Extremely modern, clean, and comfortable. The service was also exceptional. Personal whole being extremely efficient. Thank you to all the cabin crew."
Cons: "The food on my flight was not the best. The appetizer and desert was great. The vegetables on the side were at best edible. But my main dish of beef filet was difficult to eat. The red wine was terrible but the white whine and sparking wine were decent."
Cons: "The food was uninspiring, to say the least."
Pros: "Remarkably few in flight announcements, which made it easier to sleep on the redeye. The bathroom was kept pretty clean."
Cons: "The food was pretty bad. The flight attendants were helpful, but not friendly. The other flyers were pretty active all night, with quite a few seat changes, which was distracting."
Pros: "My screen on the first leg didn’t work too well. It would turn on and off on its own, but since it was an overnight flight and I was tired, I slept most of the way so didn’t complain. Just had to dim the screen for the times it would turn on automatically while I was trying to sleep. 2nd leg had"
Cons: "I understand it is a Chinese airline, but I wish there was more English spoken, or the flight attendants not assume everyone who is Asian understands Chinese, especially since the flights are international."
Pros: "The combination of service, quality of the flight and the outstanding price were really a hit."
Cons: "All in all, we were very happy."
Cons: "They couldn’t find my reservation. I almost missed my flight."
Cons: "Customer service"
Cons: "Entertainment could be better. Food is ok, not great. Crew is very nice but limited English."
Cons: "The WiFi service did not actually work. Also it is not clear that despite checking in online you still have to check in at the airport too"
Pros: "Excellent, fully reclinable seating in business class, along with superior service"
Cons: "Limited and relatively poor selection of movies and music on offer"
Pros: "The service is phenomenal. They served so many meals i felt like a bear in hibernation, waking up, eating and going back to sleep."
Cons: "I don’t have anything bad to say. The service was really good."
Pros: "I got the seat all the way in the back i prefer those because it sits 2 and you are only sitting next to one person. Tv had more than 2 dozen movies options and several games to choose from. They provided a pillow and blanket along with headphones for tv. Crew was very friendly."
Cons: "Food, but its airplane food and can not except to much unless your sitting first class."
Cons: "I had an issue with reserving seats"
Pros: "Comfortable seats for a 4 hour flight. Good crew. Late night flight. Good uneventful flight."
Cons: "I hate taking the bus to the plane and walking up the ramp with my carry on bags."
Pros: "left on time and arrived on time pretty good seat crew is very nice"
Cons: "food is mediocre. plane does not dock at the terminal in Shanghai. I have to walk down the stairs to get to a bus. That's difficult for me because I have some carryon bags and my sense of balance is not very good."
Pros: "Boarding at JFK was excellent. The flight was as comfortable as it could possibly be. The flight attendants were also very good. No delays and on time arrival."
Cons: "I have no complaints about this leg. It was a very good flight."
Pros: "Seats were fairly comfortable, and food was tasty, although very small portions, and no fresh fruit or salad"
Cons: "Almost a mission impossible to reserve your seats in advance - felt like I was back in the 90s. Unnaceptable in our digital age. Old movies in “new releases” entertainment section"
Pros: "The dinner and lunch service was weird as missing components of the both services came when we were finished eating .. Breakfast was much better"
Cons: "I’m a short person and can usually tolerate smaller spaces but the space this time is way too small. Overhead bins were full very quickly."
Cons: "Poor service during checkin in and in air. Bad IFE system. No one spoke English. No wonder it has to sell its ticket very cheap."
Pros: "Price and crew were great"
Cons: "Boarding process, choice of movies, leg room"
Pros: "Business class with flat beds and the forward compartment was very comfortable and cosy"
Cons: "Food Service Limited entertainment"
Cons: "The seats are very small and the food was horrible. The flight attendants were rude, they actually rolled their eyes on you when you asked for water"
Pros: "Not sure"
Cons: "I didn’t like how rude the staff was. I also don’t like the fact that my luggage was misplaced and I’m on the other side of the world without my things."
Pros: "Comfy seat and caring flight crew."
Cons: "They served dinner at 2 am just after takeoff and breakfast 11 hours later."
Pros: "Staff very friendly"
Cons: "Choice of food. Very limited for business class. Movie selection very limited also."
Pros: "The crew, the food, the entertainment, all of the things onboarding are excellent. Very comfortable!"
Cons: "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."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and spoke English."
Cons: "Seats are hard like rocks."
Pros: "the plane was new, fairly comfortable, crews could speak somewhat ok english"
Cons: "they changed the original departure time to earlier but then it was departed later than the updated time. food was on scary level"
Cons: "Delayed by 9 hours, horrible service, no one knows anything. No update, no announcement. China Eastern is the worst airline I have ever seen."
Pros: "Fairly cheap tickets but u get what you pay for. I slept 7 hours then watched 3 movies which helped the fact I had a middle seat. Entertainment system was pretty good and had usb charger."
Cons: "Food on China Eastern is sub-par and they did not serve coffee the entire flight. As usual with all Chinese airlines you have to keep your phone off the entire flight. They would not let me select an isle seat online or at the gate, they said none were available, I’m 6’2”. Right behind me in my assigned seat there was an empty isle seat. If you ever have to call customer service at China Eastern may god be with you, because they will not be."
Pros: "The flight attendants were extremely rude and looked like they hate their jobs. They kept speaking to me in Mandarin, a language I do not understand and when I tell them I don't understand they get extremely annoyed and will repeat in english in a very annoyed tone. Service was horrible, when my friends and I tried to request for more water they pretended like they did see us or hear us. Overall, I will never fly with this airline ever again."
Cons: "Wondering if I can as a n the right flight out of PVG - luckily yes..."
Pros: "Despite it being a large flight, we were boarded as swiftly as possible. Additional organization could have made boarding more effective. Great movie and game selection for in flight entertainment."
Cons: "Terrible customer service. The airline cancelled our flight and rebooked us for another flight that would miss our connecting flight. When contacted, we were told they would not assist us and we would be charged to adjust further. After endless back and forth on the phone we were rebooked for free BUT an additional 6 hours were added onto our trip. While aboard the flight our crew was very dismissive. When asked about food being served we were given multiple different answers. At first we believe this was due to a language barrier. Yet we found a stewardess who was fluent in English. When we (along with a couple behind us) asked her what is on this sandwich (we do not eat pork and the wife of the couple behind us has a seafood allergy) we were told, “don’t know what’s on the sandwich. Maybe chicken. Maybe fish. Have your husband try it and tell you”."
Pros: "Fast-tracked us through Shanghai airport with a personal handler for a tight connection. He knew all the back routes and which border agent could put us first in line. No problem even though connection was boarding as we were disembarking arrival flight. Lounge at JFK superb."
Cons: "No control over air con vents at seat. Plane uncomfortably stuffy for us...asked to turn down temp and they did for awhile."
Cons: "4 out of 5 times I've taken Chinese Airlines something mechanical with the plane went wrong. This time 8 hour delay and I miss connecting flight again. Headed us into small hanger where man slammed into my leg. Ruined my vacation."
Pros: "The food was good, the attendants were friendly and there was a lot of free movies for my 17 hour flight. I would definitely recommend this airline to friends and family."
Cons: "I didn't like how uncomfortable the seats were and the little bit of space we were given. However, I still really enjoyed flying with this airline and would recommend it."
Pros: "For the price, I would say it was a very solid flight. Other options cost twice as much and I'm certain they weren't twice as good. Food could have been a little better, but again at the price, there is nothing to complain about. Buy a salad or a snack for the flight with all the money you are saving. The entertain was good but not as extensive as some of my other recent trans-pacific flights."
Pros: "Service on their 777 JFK-PVG is great. CE has an outstanding crew. I just don't understand why other carriers charge 20-70% more for the same business class."
Cons: "Some flights out of PVG require you to board the plane from the tarmac using stairs. Uncomfortable during in climate weather. OK a bit picky."
Pros: "Nothing. Absolutely nothing."
Cons: "The ground support personnel were surely, obnoxious, and clearly untrained in their own policies. There was massive confusion in JFK for the 1st leg of my trip (NYC - Mandalay) regarding the availability of my visa on arrival. China Eastern argued that it was not available, and nearly did not let me board my flight. They were completely wrong, and made my life miserable in the process. Because of this, China Eastern refused to check my luggage through to my final destination (though this has been done many times before), and THEN informed me in Kunming that I needed to pay AGAIN for my extra piece of baggage, though they had already charged me for it in New York. Do yourself a favor and never do business with these creeps - there are too many other available options for air travel."
Pros: "We got snack and drink for a short flight with big smiles"
Cons: "Flight was late by 2 hrs so I mussed my connection"
Cons: "It was just delayed without any announcement."