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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Helpful crew. Clean toilets."
Cons: "Overhead racks, so very difficult to close, always you need help. May a design fault."
Pros: "They rescheduled without our consent and didn’t give any accommodation either. We stuck at Dubai for 24 hour"
Pros: "On point"
Cons: "Keep doing the good work"
Pros: "Overall, wonderful! Appreciate that they started boarding early and that we left right on time, if not a little earlier. Was very comfortable and excellent flight. Thank you so much! Very pleasant experience."
Pros: "Great entertainment, great seating and space comfort. Overall a great experience. But, Etihad airways is still better than Emirates."
Cons: "Longer wait for boarding. The assigned zones were the last possible ones. Zone F or something similar. Flight attendants were okay, cared less for economy class. Also, Bluetooth headphones pairing did not work."
Pros: "The food was great, the in flight entertainment was great, and as a tall person I appreciate that Emirates still provides a decent amount of legroom, even in Economy."
Cons: "Being sandwiched between 2 large men for a 12 hour cuddle."
Cons: "Poor staff"
Pros: "Awesome expirance with emirate fight"
Pros: "Emirates staff are polite and respectful"
Cons: "777 for travel from Dubai to Boston is not a comfortable plane"
Pros: "Very nice"
Pros: "Emirates are very good"
Cons: "Fly Dubai is not good and poor service"
Pros: "Your staff is professional and endures difficult situations patiently and professionally. Kudos to them,"
Cons: "No wi-fi even though the flight was advertised otherwise. I chose Emirates because of wi-fi availability. The reason I was given for non-availability of Wi-Fi was that the airplane was brand new...which seemed a little convoluted for these times."
Pros: "I loved it."
Pros: "Good food"
Cons: "Technical issues with my in flight entertainment that was never that was never corrected"
Pros: "Excellent service"
Cons: "Not a single thing. Emirates is terrific!"
Pros: "I'm not going to travel by Emirates again. My miles were not added though I asked multiple concerned people. Same thing happened with some of the fellow travelers."
Pros: "Low cholesterol meal was quiet good"
Cons: "Seats on the 777 are very uncomfortable, even more we you have a flight as long as DXB->BOS"
Pros: "Hi nice flight"
Pros: "food and drink selection and quality very good. The service and attention paid to children is outstanding. Very much appreciated."
Cons: "I did not use much of the entertainment other than radio/music so can not really rate."
Pros: "You have an outstanding staff: friendly, accommodating, and professional. Clean and comfortable planes."
Cons: "server told person asking to take away her tray that she did not have three hands"
Pros: "Everything was very good!"
Pros: "The best"
Pros: "First time on Emirates. Love the entertainment system and the staff is friendly and incredibly professional. Will travel Emirates whenever I can if I am traveling internationally."
Cons: "I watched one movie, but the selection was pretty goo."
Pros: "Great service, food can be improved. Stop serving pizza it is not healthy and not appropriate for half the passengers"
Pros: "GOod food and prompt"
Cons: "Lost baggage and no compensation or communication about whereabouts for 4 days. Expensive layover hotel with poor service"
Pros: "Pleased with everything."
Pros: "Aircrafts are new and good"
Cons: "The ground staff needs to be more co-ordial and friendly. Am not sure how they are hired but they appear very rude and dry throwing instructions. I travel a lot and in many airlines and whatever the case, staff members of other airlines smile, tell issues if any, suggest solutions and work on it. Emirates staff, it seems, does not know how to talk or smile."
Pros: "Nothing much to complain about"
Cons: "Shuttters always closed"
Pros: "Even a coach seat on emirates seems luxurious in comparison to most airlines. Inflight entertainment works and very well setup. Universal power plug plus usa style plugs USB plug."
Cons: "Meal was good for this 40 minute flight but could be a little better. Drink service was simply coffee and water."
Cons: "My check in luggage was torn. The handle was ripped off from one side. :("
Cons: "Can you enforce the team NOT to throw the luggage to keep on the belt(s) as you guys don't have to."
Pros: "All the Emirates hype is true! What a great experience even when traveling as a passenger assistant!"
Cons: "I liked everything"
Cons: "Again the same indifferent attitude by cabin crew towards student gustes and particularly females. I was sick on the fligt despite informing crew no care was taken. I lost one of my check inn bag airline is indifferent. No help or compensation."
Pros: "Their wheel chair assistance was the best. They took care of my parents really well. Above all they were very welcoming and considerate towards their needs."
Pros: "Both flights were amazing the service in both were excellent including crews too"
Cons: "Both flights were amazing the service in both were excellent they also cared for our feet with the token of sock to Rest our feet from Dubai to Boston the crews hostess exclusive to work with clients good staff"
Cons: "We were not able to print the online checking ahead of time, so we had to stand in a lot of very long lines. The person printed the wrong boarding passes because they didn't know many details about domestic and international flights. There was also confusion about checking in the luggage between the domestic and international flights. A boarding pass from Dubai to Ahembadvad was not given at the New York airport."
Pros: "Food and entertainment seemed a bit upscale."
Cons: "Young air hostesses with a bit of attitude. Wouldn't talk, just shake their heads in a weird way, to ask about what I wanted to drink or eat. None of my luggage made it."
Pros: "Please Refund my ticket"
Cons: "Lost baggage. It had important stuff"
Pros: "Boarding and space were great because I paid extra for it."
Cons: "One attendant seemed to be in training. Or perhaps she should've been. Everyone needs to learn but it doesn't boost your confidence in a flying experience when the crew member making the announcements keeps getting things jumbled."
Pros: "was jet blue and average"
Pros: "best thing about this airline is their staff I hope they keep this excellent service standard"
Cons: "I didn't like that the upgrade to business class was more than $3k one way. The business class was not even flat bed. If you are going to charge that type of fee at least match what other airlines offer!"
Cons: "I had paid for an upgrade to sit in the front of the cabin with extra legroom (row 14A). When I boarded a man sat it my seat. He had not paid for the upgrade, but the crew let him stay in my seat. I had asked him to social distance but he continued to sit right behind me bo matter which seat I moved to. He argued with the crew until they gave up and let him stay. They did not check his boarding pass or ask him to move to his assigned seat I found a different seat away from him but I don’t see the point in paying for extra legroom when the crew let’s people who haven’t paid for it sit it those seats. I felt harassed by the man and was very uncomfortable the whole flight. I am considering my next step, I think I should at least receive a refund for the upgrade I paid for."
Pros: "Salimos a tiempo . El business es muy confortable"
Cons: "La comida horrible . No se limpian los baños"
Cons: "Nothing. Flight was amazing"
Cons: "Klm is the best, even on a 40min they served small breakfast."
Pros: "The socks offered in business were comfortable and nice looking. The red wine was good."
Cons: "The food was just average and the seat not too comfortable"
Cons: "Crew members in Amsterdam were very rude and disrespectful"
Cons: "Flight got cancelled"
Pros: "The aircraft"
Cons: "No overbooking next time!"
Pros: "Crew was great, very responsive and hospitable!"
Cons: "more lunch choices, especially choices without dairy products."
Pros: "The crew was great. The soecial meal request was hadled well despite oversight."
Cons: "Soecial meal request was made in advance but overlooked. Did not mind it so much as eating less is not a bad idea! To err is human."
Cons: "Travelled business class and was ace experience"
Pros: "Slow service."
Cons: "Better communication!"
Pros: "Very friendly crew and on time with no problems."
Pros: "General flight journey"
Pros: "Nice aircraft"
Cons: "Unexpected refueling stop. 2 hr delay Lost connection Reached destination after 18 hr delay"
Pros: "My seat at the window was great and the staff really friendly and courteous!"
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "Security check at gate; No priority"
Pros: "Service was great as usual. Food was very good and entertainment options were great so you won't have to be bored throughout the trip."
Pros: "Very personable staff. Food acceptable for airline fare. Ticket price was outstanding."
Cons: "Paid for extra legroom, but very narrow seats not comfortable. Very difficult to sleep. Old plane--could not hear movies and unclear screen. Music sounded OK and choice was good."
Pros: "Good selection of movies."
Cons: "Very small seats with no leg room and very little room on either side. The food was bad - even when compared to other airplane food. Plane is kept too warm."
Pros: "Seats were comfortable and there was enough room for hand baggage. I slept during the flight so do not have opinion on entertainment."
Cons: "Not able to charge my digital devices. When serving beverages and food, the same flight attendant missed me a few times. That was annoying but other attendants were very nice."
Pros: "Fairly nice flight. 7 hours AMS to JFK. They had ice cream cones for us mid flight and an after dinner cognac if you wished."
Cons: "Not a big fan of paying for a few extra inches of leg room in a better seat after paying for a ticket."
Pros: "The aircraft felt clean and quite spacious (decent legroom). Cabin crew was friendly and everything went as expected. Bonus points for the Beemster cheese sandwich (I was totally disappointed when they served the food, but more than pleasantly surprised by the quality of the cheese - I even bought some afterwards, from the Albert Heijn just outside the security area)."
Cons: "Very odd queue separation at boarding. Passengers were divided in 5 lanes, depending on their seating area withing the plane (for a more efficient boarding, I presume) but, by the time we all got to the actual aircraft, we formed another queue in the boarding bridge so it didn't feel like any time was saved or anything."
Pros: "Fast boarding"
Cons: "The entertainment system wasn’t working for the whole 10 hour flight."
Pros: "Boarding was as expected, crew & food were ok. Nothing else positive to extract out of this flight."
Cons: "Delayed flight, horrible baggae policy when the flight is actually operated by a partner of the company you bought the ticket from and not the actual company. Dirty seats, no in-flight entertainment whatsoever (not even a magazine)."
Pros: "Flight was delayed for 15 min resulting in passengers rushing to make their connecting flights.but staff kept passengers informed."
Cons: "Flight departing late."
Cons: "Unaccompanied minor flying to Lisbon overnight. Bag was lost. No real effort to assist. Bags of unaccompanied minor should be treated with priority."
Pros: "The flight crew was nice. Plane departed/arrived on time."
Cons: "I paid €60 extra to sit in the emergency door seat to get more leg room but once.i was in the plane learned for more leg room I accepted a smaller seat next to a bathroom and no entertainment. I could not store my belongings near me. No power outlet to charge my devices for my own entertainment on a 7 hour flight. Dealing with constant traffic for the bathroom. I sat in the middle seat between two hours other men. It was a constant struggle arm space. After 7hours in the air I could not wait to get off the plane. If I didn't actually pay an extra €60 for the seat I may not feel bad but I feel like I might have been better off without paying for the "upgrade""
Cons: "Boarding was a free for all. The travelers did not pay attention to the priorities."
Pros: "Comfortable seats. Warm plane with happy staff."
Cons: "Maybe a second sandwich option for food, not everyone likes cheese."
Cons: "It was announced I can choose between fish and chicken meal but when I requested for fish meal, I was told it’s finished. My seat was 21, and it surprised me. If something can be changed about that then your services would be much appreciated. Thank you."
Cons: "The Guy who had an accident when boarding causing a delay. Also I didn’t like the wait fir checking as passengers with children went before business class and should be after."
Pros: "Staff both at the airport and in the plane were professional and welcoming. Depsite short distance sandwich and drink were offered."
Cons: "Nothing to be honest . All positive."
Pros: "The flight was very good, specially considering it was a daylight one. Staff was friendly and servicial. Tue food was above the industry's average."
Pros: "Good multi media access and content"
Pros: "The staff at the front desk for the check-in were extremely helpful. I had a complicated issue with my luggage and they helped me to sort it out in the best possible way. Amazing service! Furthermore, the entertainment on board is great! Nice movies, nice food, friendly flight attendants, etc. They even offered me a second sandwich =)! I truly loved my experience with KLM."
Cons: "Late Cabin extremely warm Full flight and centre seat means no room to relax or carry out work"
Pros: "The crew were really helpful since I am a short person in putting my luggage away in the overhead compartment and attentive to everyone's needs. I am a fussy eater and don't really like airplane food but the food was actually really nice. We was given plenty of snacks and drinks in between meals as well. There was plenty of programmes to choose from to keep me entertained."
Cons: "The seats in economy were a little too small for a 12 hour flight"
Pros: "Efficiency and speed of boarding was acceptable. I have no complaints about that aspect. The Comfort+ seats were worth the upgrade, pretty comfortable and reasonable legroom unless you have a big carry on stowed under the seat in front of you."
Cons: "The first announcement they made to all of us in the economy section was thay they did not have any headphones for anyone but business class. I was told when I booked the seat that the headphones would be complementary. So I did not bother to bring any assuming they were going to keep their word; I figure I'd make it work and watch a movie without sound. If that isn't bad enough midway through my nine hour flight my monitor went out and would not turn back on."
Pros: "Comfortable flight to Amsterdam for vacation in UK. More meals than expected. Also wasn't expecting some of the comforts offered to "regular" class seats like eye masks, ear plugs, pillows and blankets. It was an overnight flight, so maybe that should have been expected, but I don't think we had those 4 years ago when traveling overseas."
Cons: "Nothing. This is filler text to meet min characters."
Pros: "Same as above"
Pros: "Very good flight, excellent service and good food."
Pros: "Great smooth flight staff was pleasant and the overall experience was fantastic."
Pros: "Seat space was good for a short flight, inclusive of free snack and drink."
Cons: "Too much overoverhead luggage."
Pros: "No entertainment or food needed on a half hour flight. Otherwise excellent."
Pros: "There was no flight! So it's one thing that you have to cancel the flight because of fog; but rebooking us the next day on a flight through New York that doesn't exist, was way below the standard of care I would expect from any airline. Apparently, the NY to LAX flight that KLM booked us on, was only one leg of the flight to Sydney Australia; and according to some airline agreement, only Australian nationals are permitted to take that flight! Running around at JFK from terminal four, to terminal seven, to terminal eight, back to terminal four, to get a flight out, was a bit much considering how tired we were – not to mention hungry, since KLM neglected to provide the kosher meals we had requested with plenty of time – BOTH going to and returning from Europe."
Pros: "Crew was excellent explaining about the (short) delay."
Cons: "My Kosher meal never made it on-board. The cabin (and the airport) were way too cold"
Cons: "KLM sent us to Kiev thru Stambul (Turkey). We have spent 8 hours more on flights."
Cons: "Food offering"
Cons: "The breakfast scone was disgusting but dinner was great!"
Cons: "Need some more and better inflight movies"
Pros: "Cancel month ago, NO money back !!! No good company"
Cons: "Cancel month ago, NO money back ! No good company."
Cons: "40 minutes before landing I wanted to use the toilet but was refused because the seat belt lights were on. So I had to wait till landing. Wasn't really much turbulence at all."
Pros: "Friendly crew, flight on time, great food and snacks, good movie selection"
Cons: "Seats not too confortable, landed on time but got to the gate 45 mins after landing"
Pros: "The flight was pretty cold and the attendants came with extra blankets for everyone"
Cons: "Ran out of ice for drinks early"
Cons: "Check-in at Heathrow was too long, need more staff. Airport lounge was great."
Pros: "The staff were excellent, very professional and cordial. Food was delicious and plentiful. The special diet I ordered for my daughter was delicious as well. Airplane and facilities were clean throughout."
Pros: "Seating quality was good Crew was fine"
Cons: "They could be better, friendlier"
Pros: "Check in on time. Toilet is very clean. The food is good. The movie program is new."
Cons: "Just the flight is a bit old."
Pros: "The flight was very pleasant, with great service. The in-flight entertainment selection was good, food was tasty. The day we flew, this flight was maybe half-full in coach, which may not be great for BA, but fantastic for leg room! The attendants were lovely, and I particularly enjoyed the continuous water service through the flight, which kept me nicely hydrated. The ice-cream mid-way through movietime was a welcome treat!"
Pros: "the crew, watching movies on the flight"
Cons: "all the sick people around us, small spaces, food, arriving late due to airports (not the flight itself!)"
Cons: "On the flight from Barcelona to Boston we almost missed a connecting flight because of many steps to get from one plane to another an long lines at every One has to allow at least 3 hours to transfer from one flight to another"
Pros: "Flight was on schedule"
Cons: "Food was poor Service was mechanical non personal"
Pros: "Flight staff was very nice"
Pros: "Great time with the cabin crew member, Sally. She made us feel welcome and entertained during the flight."
Cons: "Opportunity to purchase snacks and have wifi available."
Pros: "The usual competent BA experience."
Cons: "The main meal was a mess. They ran out of the pasta option way too early. Then the tray was covered in useless extras - such as salad dressing (unlabelled, but that's what it looked like) and lime pickle, when the starter was a potato salad that already had a sauce and the main was pasta with tomato sauce and broccoli. They should cut out the extras and spend the savings on better starters and mains."
Pros: "Excellent leg room (I was the first row after the bathrooms). Kind and polite staff. I enjoyed that there were trivia games as well as movies. The free wine was an unexpected bonus."
Cons: "Usually I am moderately impressed with British Airways food, but not this time. The pasta alfredo was acceptable, but there was no vegetable aside from an overly cream-laden slaw and there were no recognizable greens in there. Maybe onion and celery. The bread roll was dense and dry."
Pros: "The food was adequate and when they brought drinks they were free. With the person in front of me reclining her seat I could not have my cup of water on the tray without it being tipped because it intruded too much. i am assuming the seat was broken as that would be silly to have a seat recline so much that you couldn't use the tray table properly."
Cons: "48 minutes and I turned the light off and on for a flight attendant numerous times. I finally had to speak out across the plane since the people blocking me in were sleeping. This was just to get a glass of water. Service was deplorable. People kept walking to the galley rather than the flight attendants attending. A sad state of affairs. I paid for extra leg room but apparently a plane change put me in a different seat which did not give extra leg room."
Cons: "Was not given an aisle seat"
Pros: "Early, relaxed boarding and departure; upgrade to comfortable seat; friendly and solicitous cabin attendant; large choice of movies."
Cons: "(Not the pilot's fault): Late arrival because landing had to be delayed. Oddly, we almost landed and then had to pull up again - never experienced this before."
Pros: "Food was excellent"
Cons: "seats were cramped, insufficient leg room"
Pros: "The flight left on time and the flight attendants were attentive and helpful."
Pros: "Staff very friendly and attentive"
Pros: "Quick, smooth flight"
Cons: "Landed over 40 mins ago and still waiting to get off the flight."
Pros: "Movies Food Wine"
Cons: "Could not get seat assigned until I was at the gate. Same thing occurred on the way to Edinburg. Not sure what the issue is but it happened both ways and was a problem."
Cons: "Seats were not as nice as on Lufthansa premium economy and there was no option to buy a pass to the business class lounge (as there is with Lufthansa). The return flight plane had no extendable leg rest in the seat as I did in the first flight. This was disappointing."
Pros: "Boarding was good and flight was on time. Crew were polite and attentive. Food was okay too."
Cons: "No leg room and as usual I had an uncomfortable 6 hours with my legs jammed against the seat in front. Having spent $900 on the flights I am not going to pay another $81 for the 'upgrade'. Also, even as a slim person, the seats are crammed together so we all knock elbows and I am disappointed that all the airlines continue to reduce space. Arrival at Logan, Boston was a nightmare...2 hours to get through passport control, customs and baggage pick up. Don't fly into Boston at 9pm Saturday night! I flew outbound with AerLingus and the leg room was better so I will look to fly with them next time."
Pros: "flight crew were very friendly and mostly helpful, except when they could not locate my meal, and i ended up getting about half of what the other diners got."
Cons: "boarding seems intent of creating class divisions. it may be useful for profitability, but it seems quite weird in today's world. food was significantly worse than the food on another flight i had taken the same day, delhi to london. seats are a bit janky and we had problems with the seat ahead reclining too much and not being able to be held upright."
Pros: "Did reasonably well for a large flight. Crew is courteous."
Cons: "The check-in ground crew does not appear knowledgeable nor cared for the details. We are a party of 5 with US and Canadian passports and Green cards which understandably the check-in process is not "standard." They should be more alert of the situation and help us along with the check-in process more appropriately instead of directly some of us one way and others another way and when pressed, they gave very unsatisfactory answers."
Pros: "The flight out of cairo to London was ok , but from London to Boston was quiet annoying being seated facing wall reverse side. For 7 hours"
Cons: "I had with my son 2 business class centered seats at last row no22 ,which were the reverse side of the regular flights facing the wall for 7 hours . The chairs were quiet uncomfortable & couldn't be classified as business class . If i knew this earlier I would have changed to another airline or at least sat economy facing the regular direction ."
Pros: "Loved that entertainment available before take off and ended after taxiing. Liked that drinks and food were free. Would pick BA again"
Cons: "Tried to order kids food on website and couldn't figure out how to do it so the kids got adult food. Perhaps make it easier to order or give kids kids food as default."
Cons: "Seats on 747 recline back way too far. Could not enjoy my flight back from London with the guy in front of me reclined back so far. Was forced to recline my seat all the way back as well if I wanted to watch anything. I guess it's OK if you are on an overnight flight and just want to sleep. Everything else was great though."
Cons: "Since 1st flight was extremely delayed due to stupidity of staff unable to get head count of passengers, the BA system rebooked my 2nd flight which should hve not happened because I made it to my original flight prior to gate closing AND that flight was delayed anyways so I made it in plenty of time to make it yet my seat was taken from me and then boarding started. And I have to state WHY this BA flight was delayed - because they "had problem getting the catering on board" thus missed runway time. Anyways, since I was rebooked I went to my new gate, waited many hours to hve another issue, where they couldnt find my new seat in system and changed, and again flight was delayed this time due to having a flat tire... Common BA, seems your quality dropped 99%."
Pros: "...you informed. We will send you an email every 10 minutes letting you know your flight will be delayed by 20minutes....then 50...then back to 20...then 70.....down again to 20...."
Cons: "See above"
Pros: "Food was good, various choices. Red wine was delightful. Entering the airplane was organized. Entertainment choices were excellent. Terminals were nice and clean. My wife had a stuffy nose and the crew provided nasal spray and later checked on her. Flight was delayed at Heathrow but the pilot kept us up to date. Overall Excellent experience."
Cons: "Power Plugs stations at Heathrow Terminal 5 were not working."
Pros: "Everything was good on this flight. The staff were excellent, very professional, and were very helpful. When they heard about our plight at LHR Term. 5 when connecting to this flight, they were very considerate and offered to send in a report (still waiting for the result of this, no contact yet 6 days later). Again, the luggage space and lie-flat seats (Club World) and meals (except my gluten-free meal) were very good, as was entertainment and cleanliness of the plane and lavs. This flight was supposed to be delayed by two hours, but in the end, they managed to take off at the originally scheduled time. More good news: the flight was smooth and arrived on time and most importantly, safely. Luggage arrived quickly and in good condition on the carousel. BA is really good!"
Cons: "Lavs: Lavs were clean, which is always good, but there was no red/green availability lights on this aircraft, those would be helpful."
Pros: "Friendly staff, helpful boarding, and on time arrival."
Cons: "Seats were uncomfortable (787) and the entertainment system shutoff for no reason during the flight."
Pros: "This was a very empty flight. I heard there were around 150 open seats. It gave me nearly the entire back of the plan. The staff was attentive and friendly. The plane had a good selection of movies. The meal was pretty good for economy and the drinks were available whenever I wanted them. It was easy getting on board and deplaning in Boston. Good experience!"
Cons: "The plane (747) was a bit old, so the entertainment screens are quite dated. The comfort was good, but just a LITTLE more room in economy would have been great if the flight had been full."
Pros: "Everything was great during the flight."
Cons: "Immigration in Boston took 1+ hour standing in line and get through."
Pros: "The attitude of the staff to help"
Cons: "In london it took 3 hours to rebook. They rebooked me to JFK onward LGA to BOS the next day. The flight to JFK landed 9:30 PM as scheduled. Poor slot management lead to 2 hours on the Tarmac. 11:30 PM flight is taxied to another terminal. No BA customer service here. BA baggage service takes 2.5 hours to write a hotel voucher. Left Airport and reached Hotel at 3 AM. It took a further 1 hour for the Hotel to verify the vouchers. Finally hotel room at 4:15 AM"
Pros: "The staff was very friendly and helpful. The timing and amount of meal/snacks was more than sufficient. The dinner was pretty tasty!"
Cons: "Nothing out of place as far as I could tell."
Pros: "I love Itsu restaurant in Heathrow. Healthy, ready and cheap! Get the Heathrow card & get points (although they take 7days to post!) There are also good shoe sales in the airport at christmas season."
Cons: "Heavy fog on London pushed my Nice-Heathrow 2h from even taking off, so they knew and could plan on coordinating the delay. yet, they didn't even delay the Heathrow-Boston flight 5minutes (surprised it kept its spot in the supposed heavy fog for take off). One thing that made matters worse on each way was that Heathrow has a mandatory security check in the middle of a flight connection even if you don't go out of the airport and don't want to check England. This wastes a lot of time in transfers, prevents people from carrying liquids they might have acquired, and makes tired passengers wait in line for another 1h or more, and get themselves in those machines, which is very frowned upon to opt-out of. I like the food on BA in general - good quality meat without tendons or too much fat, and overall nicely cooked. However their strength is in Indian food, and they should limit English food to 1 token per tray (mince pie ok, but the bitter coleslaw was inedible and sometimes we just need direction as I am just realizing now what the cotted curd was for: the minced pie). Not a horrible experience, but with 5h20 arrival delay, you'd think they'd offer me more than $6 for lunch! Finally, I hated having to wait in a random place until 1h before my flight and then dropping everything I was doing to run to my gate last minute."
Cons: "My flight was cancelled because I missed the first half of a round-trip flight, even though I phoned several times to explain that I still wanted to use the return trip. This practice seems almost criminal. I paid for the flight, I should have been able to use it."
Pros: "This flight was very empty, which made for quick boarding and a comfortable journey. We were on time and luggage came out promptly. Overall a really easy flying experience (despite a bit of turbulence)."
Cons: "The pasta dishes continue to be uninspiring, but at least the dessert was tasty! Also, my last BA flight had outlets for personal electronic devices, which this did not - I would have really appreciated having a way to charge my laptop and keep working."
Cons: "We need more space!! You know that, we know that , everyone knows that"
Pros: "The seat belts have chewing gum all over and it was gross"
Pros: "Yes, the crew were nice and amazing"
Cons: "Serve warm food not cold"
Cons: "It was over booked. I wasted my precious time in the airport for half day... and the staff of ethiopian were not kindness."
Pros: "New aircraft with comfortable business seats"
Cons: "More than 4 hours delay! Not all selection from food menu available"
Pros: "The crew was very nice and all flight details were available and constantly updated."
Cons: "Ethiopians App for self check-in."
Cons: "Addis Ababa is chaos and not clean."
Pros: "No problems"
Pros: "The seats were very comfortable and generally this flight is comfy"
Cons: "The queue during boarding is very long, they need to add counters"
Pros: "Seats small uncomfortable"
Cons: "Bigger seats."
Pros: "The crew practically ignored my request for medical aid. They were not friendly and super occupied. The seats were too uncomfortable."
Cons: "The food could have been better and the crew attention and assistance to the passengers."
Pros: "The crew was great. Extremely accommodating for families."
Pros: "The staff was nice and helpful"
Cons: "We were so extremely delayed"
Cons: "The orderliness during boarding needs more work"
Pros: "Food was of high standard Crew were polite and made the effort to make passengers feel comfortable"
Cons: "Boarding - Two last minute changes to departure gates, which confused the hell out of everyone. No announcement, just one staff shouting out to passengers."
Pros: "good onboard service"
Cons: "The delay was too much"
Pros: "Same as above."
Cons: "Staff needs to be briefed on what an insulin pump is."
Pros: "we had an overnight stay in addis ababa so we got a free accommodation in town, that was so great, a chance to see town and get a good night sleep before our next flight. the plane is big with screens so you can watch movies, the seat is comfortable, even for a tall guy like me (1.9 m)."
Cons: "It did took a lot of time since we landed until we got our bus to take us to town to our hotel. we waited in the airport for more than one hour, it was late, and we were tired. but after we got to the hotel, it was perfect"
Pros: "Again excellent service"
Cons: "The whole boarding process was a bit chaotic. I was really called on the plane. I tried to signal for a blanket or some food but there was only 2 cabin crew members."
Pros: "I liked the crew. They are kind."
Cons: "The boarding in Addis was an absolute nightmare. No one could figure out where to go and when. Mombasa and Nairobi flight boarding was mixed. I've never seen anything like this. There was not enough room in the boarding area so everyone was pushing and shoving. I can't recommend Ethiopian airways to anyone after this experience."
Pros: "Nice crew"
Cons: "Aircraft and business seat just medium Food quite as fast-food service"
Cons: "Airport facilities at Adis Ababa"
Pros: "Flight crew was nice and responded to problems well. More trash pick up and water service would have been nice as it was a thirsty, long flight. I was given more water when asked it just wasn’t freely offered."
Cons: "The arrangement of the airport was disconcerting. To get to your gate you have to pass a another security point that you can not leave. The area was akin to a cattle yard. No bathroom, water, or amenities. You had to stay in your pen until boarding. Duty free was not allowed and had to be purchased on the plane for an additional cost. Not to mention the whole stopping in Dublin, Ireland for fuel without notice. There was nothing in my paperwork about it and we were only told to stay in our seats for the next hour or so while they refueled. We didn’t do that on the flight over was that was worrying and we were given no additional information."
Pros: "Auto-adjusting windows"
Cons: "Understaffed. The plane looked and felt old. Food was sub-par."
Pros: "Personnel were good. Food on ET is always great."
Cons: "Technical problem caused massive disruption in flight for all. Missed connections and forced unpaid for overnight in Addis. Truly terrible experience"
Cons: "Checkin luggage did not get loaded onto the connecting flights at addis ababa. Had to wait two days for the next flight from addis ababa to gaborone botswana to receive our luggage. The ethiopian air office in gaborne was helpful straighteningbout the situation. I would fly ethiopian air again."
Cons: "Bad plane flight was cancelled. Horrible experience."
Pros: "Great Price Excellent dinner in economy for such a short flight (1.45) Quick, friendly service"
Cons: "Entertainment System is a tad bit outdated on this particular aircraft (737-8) but it was a shorthaul flight and their long haul flights have much better option. \ My seat - although in the exit row (with plenty of leg room) was uncomformable"
Pros: "food and beer were fine"
Cons: "4 flights ,4 delays. poor customer service . every thing is very slow ."
Cons: "Check in was a mess in Ethiopia."
Pros: "The crew were very friendly and professional."
Cons: "They lost my bag, there was no announcement that the flight was boarding."
Pros: "POLITE AND GENTLE CREWS. SERVICE WITH A SMILE. AIR FARE REASONABLE COMPARED TO OTHER AIRLINES"
Cons: "IF FARE IS CHEAP THAN THAT DOES NOT MEAN THE SERVICES SHOULD BE POOR"
Pros: "The take was very smooth."
Cons: "The seats did not recline & I had a back problem"
Pros: "Staff was friendly. Airplane was clean, new and well maintained"
Cons: "The airport was disorganized. the boarding process was chaotic to say the least."
Pros: "Great service! Friendly and on time!"
Cons: "A mother was put off the plane with her infant because she didn't carry a ticket. Was brought back on at some point we must have a heart no excuses"
Pros: "aircraft was nice and well kept, and crew friendly."
Cons: "too many announcements on PA (information could have been summarized and delivered in the beginning, so that those who prefer to sleep can)."
Pros: "Fabulous. On time departure, 15 min early arrival into Addis. Service was outstanding"
Cons: "About time they introduced WiFi on flights"
Pros: "It is ok the flight"
Cons: "No comment"
Pros: "New aircraft 777 from Boeing"
Cons: "Food was so poor. Only option was chiken"
Pros: "The staff on Ethiopian airlines is great. Food was palatable."
Cons: "Boarding from the front and back of the plane is a terrible idea, especially when the gate agents allow most of the aircraft to board at the same time. Also, on flights longer than three hours, they should use a plane with more entertainment (bigger plane). It was cramped and uncomfortable both legs."
Cons: "the hotel they put me in in the connection was horrible"
Pros: "It's very nice flying with them. I will again fly with them"
Pros: "1. Nice flight 2. flight attendants good customer service skills"
Cons: "Equipment issue-tv not working well , unable to charge my cell phone USB port not working. 2. Food on my return flight was terrible I am a vegetarian was mostly served warmed up frozen vegetable which were terrible 3. Return trip set next to noisy people, had coffee spilled on my dress, was upset and did not enjoy return trip .Grateful for flight attendants who moved me to another seat."
Cons: "- terrible food and no snacks provided - Crew was attentive and fairly kind - bathrooms were cleaned but could have improved on the amount of times it was cleaned - poor air circulation"
Pros: "Tried to cancel charged anyway bad service"
Pros: "Flight was on time"
Pros: "Entertainment options were good and they fed you several times"
Cons: "-changed flight schedule several times after booking ticket -3/4 segments were delayed causing me to miss connections - staff unaware of procedures -several mechanical problems with plane -still do not have bags after 7 days -no compensation provided for inconvenience -poor customer service"
Cons: "The food is terrible."
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