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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Taipei airport lacks seating in general wait area. There is congestion and slow lines to proceed from there to larger waiting area below."
Pros: "Crew was very nice. What I like to say is the ramp and bus boarding in lax is awful also the site arranging the trip should give us right away the choice of seats .. For me that’s very important"
Cons: "Choice of seats when purchasing the airline tickets"
Pros: "I used my miles to upgrade to Laurel so the experience was great! EVA is always a good airline so not really many complains"
Cons: "What could be better would be even more improvements to the cabin. The layout and decor feels a bit dated and the seat orientation and layout can also use some modernizing."
Pros: "Crew, food, entertainment"
Pros: "Was amazed because of the Hello Kitty theme in the plane , very friendly staff very worth trip"
Cons: "Nothing everything went well"
Pros: "That’s be ok"
Pros: "Seat was very comfortable. Good selection of movies."
Cons: "Headset was very uncomfortable and unable to use personal earphones."
Pros: "Only fly on EVA when I go overseas. I have never had a bad experience with them, why change?"
Cons: "The cabin crew was rude and the food ran out. The entertainment did not work. Plus we were over an hour late once we finally got off the plane"
Pros: "The crew is better than many, but not as “all smiles” as I remembered"
Cons: "More Asian hospitality, 3/3/3 seating instead of 3/4/3 seating in economy"
Cons: "Alaska missing my suitcases I could not get them on time made me annoying"
Pros: "Friendly crew and comfortable seats"
Cons: "Food was not great."
Pros: "You are treated like homans and not like cattle as with US airlines"
Pros: "Everything except the food which is mostly chinese."
Cons: "They could add some variety into their menu which is mostly chinese"
Pros: "I had a medical emergency and the crew took very good care of me."
Cons: "We were traveling only with carryons. The body of carry on itself weigh more than 5 pounds. The check in guy were being difficult just for four lb extra and made us check in one bag which caused us inconvenience later going through baggage claim. Inside the flight passengers had heavier luggage."
Pros: "They helped me with assigning me to a roomy seat. I am 6' 4". Although I did not think to order a vegetarian option ahead of time they had extras. I would encourage all flights to stock a few extra for people like me who go through booking processes where it is not clear."
Pros: "They staffs were very friendly"
Pros: "Departure and arrival time"
Cons: "No way to tell them that I am vegetarian. And only if I buy tickets with their site I can get it :("
Pros: "Great flight and loved the airport! Lounge serves a great meal as does the flight!"
Cons: "Shanghai immigration is slow."
Pros: "I was happy to be back on EVA after a bad experience on Thai Air."
Cons: "That I was not compensated in any way for my previous flight BR68 from Bangkok to Taiwan that was cancelled. I was put into another airline barely in time that had poor food, no entertainment & smaller seats. Waiting for EVA to respond with some sort of compensation so I don't have to switch airlines. ANA is looking really good right now."
Pros: "Excellent premium economy experience. Very good food and service."
Cons: "Can’t think of anything..."
Pros: "Complimentary upgrade based on being star Alliance gold. Thank you"
Pros: "Flight was on time. Plane was clean and facilities were kept in good order. MUCH better than flying on United."
Pros: "I like the food. And also the great crew! very nice and always smiling. I didn't get bored because of the entertainment and they're always serving food all throughout the flight! I'll definitely fly with EVA again."
Pros: "Very modern airplanes. I love the fact that I'm able to tack the conditions and location of the flight on the screen in front of me, watch movies and all sorts of entertainment. Menu is delicious and staff super professional and well trained. Thanks."
Pros: "Great food"
Cons: "Not enough movies for selection"
Pros: "Legroom i believe is better than other economy seats. Boarding and disembarkation was fast and orderly. Staff were very helpful. Restrooms were kept clean during the long flight."
Cons: "Few movie/TV selections"
Pros: "The staff are nice..."
Cons: "Pork was the only option in that flight."
Pros: "Good service."
Cons: "there's not much choices in the tv shows.. there's none like my favorites reruns of Friends and law & order episodes. and more hollywood movies pls evenntho old"
Pros: "Services were excellent. My daughter spilled her drinks on me, and I didn't have any change of clothes, asked for help and get pants from the crew to change."
Pros: "Good flight attendants"
Pros: "customer service was superb. very polite staff. amenities made one feel comfortable during the entire flight. food and entertainment was great."
Cons: "Crew are rude"
Pros: "The crew is very accommodating and safe."
Cons: "The food could be better. I asked for a coke they gave me a small cup half full and no ice..."
Cons: "The vegetarian food gave me food poisoning. I could not eat anything during the 2nd leg of the flight"
Pros: "New 777 300ER. Big IFE screens. Comfortable seats. Good crew service. Average food."
Cons: "Improve the meal offerings."
Pros: "Awesome flight...on time and good food.. customer service was excellent"
Cons: "It was okay but there is no entertainment at the airplane."
Pros: "That it was a short flight :). Older 747-400 plane, small individual tv screen. It was clean and comfortable."
Pros: "The food serve"
Cons: "The food serve. Restroom is clean all times I wentt in to use it.Though the sitting is kind of a bit tight and less space."
Cons: "the kid was kicking the back of my seat for 12hrs...."
Pros: "- Flight attendants were very nice"
Cons: "- Flight was delayed which made transfers quite difficult/stressful"
Pros: "The flight attendants were friendly and attended to everybody's needs."
Cons: "The food was not good, however they did try to make accommodations for my daughter whose vegetarian request got dropped."
Pros: "Excellent staff, excellent food, good entertainment options, and I particularly like that the hand soaps in the bathroom are bergamot-scented :)"
Pros: "Plane was empty so got a whole row to myself!"
Cons: "One flight attendant in our area was not friendly and quite abrupt. Food wasn't good but desserts were great. American movies were a bit old."
Cons: "Very cramped seating, the 5 hour layover in Frankfort was rough, When we landed after 9 hours I wanted to use the restroom and the stewardess said we had to exit the plane immediately"
Pros: "quality of plane"
Cons: "check in takes 30 minutes since my visa was in old passport"
Pros: "I didn’t even catch this flight - the connection time was impossible causing unnecessary stress!!! Just don’t sell this ticket which such a tight connection."
Cons: "Don’t sell an unrealistic connection time"
Cons: "The food"
Cons: "Everything was excellent! I will be flying with them again!"
Cons: "Drops coming down from the Air condition system"
Pros: "Crew was professional, kind and capable. Everyone went smoothly and on time. The downstairs bathrooms were great: roomy, clean and FIVE of them so no waiting!"
Cons: "The food was just okay. A better choice of wine and more selection of spirits would be nice."
Pros: "Crew was courteous and professional. Food was okay."
Cons: "Seats a little wider and little more leg room."
Pros: "Canceled and not rebooked untill 4 days later"
Cons: "Still waiting to fly"
Cons: "Flight was canceled from Newark to Monachium then coming back plane from Krakow was late and I had to spend night in Monacoum . I arrived to Newark on Tuesday instead of Monday horrible trip all together ☹️"
Cons: "The flight left 19 minutes early, stranding 7 people who were connecting from New Orleans. We ran across the entire airport and made it to the gate before departure time. The employee at Lufthansa Senator lounge was nice enough to tell us that the crew must have felt like leaving early. She was very nonchalant about the whole issue. She also refused to assist us, and told us we needed to exit the airport and reenter through the ticketing counter. I upheld my end of the deal by reaching the gate in time. This situation needs to be rectified."
Pros: "It was a short, smooth flight"
Cons: "I had paid extra to pick seats and they were moved without informing me prior to the flight."
Pros: "The crew was really nice"
Cons: "The flight was delayed, there was no TV or any other entertainment"
Cons: "All flights cancelled. Stuck overnight."
Pros: "Probably one of the best economy experiences I have had in a long time. The staff was very friendly and professional. Also one of the first times that i was actually comfortable in an econo seat. Hats off to Lufthansa!"
Pros: "Good plane and service"
Cons: "To whom it may concern I had booked flight from Casablanca to Chicago via Frankfurt , on May 6th , by Lufthansa, two hours before the flight , at the counter in CMN , they notified me , that the flight , is over booked , and I can’t catch this flight , and they offered me different difficult options, , till the flight boarded , they offered me one of the most inconvenient flights , and reward me some amount , in this case : I missed my flight which accordingly , lose my appointment , and lose my business. I frustrated with this decision at late hours . I asked full consideration of all the difficulty situation and the turbles they put me ."
Pros: "The staff were all super helpful and friendly! Pleasure to fly with!"
Pros: "ground services"
Cons: "seats with little leg room"
Pros: "Luthansa flight was very good. On time, and best quality"
Pros: "Everything was great overall. Flight wasn’t full, so I had some nice extra space for the long flight."
Cons: "Sat on the tarmac for two hours before take-off due to snow and ice. The flight itself was fine. Deplaning in Shanghai sucks. Economy class had to wait inside the plane while business class was let out and shuttled first because the plane parked out away from building and we had to walk down steep stairs and then ride a shuttle bus to the building."
Pros: "Crew was nice."
Cons: "This was an emergency trip to see my mother who was in the hospital. The flight was delayed so I had no option but to board the next day since I wouldn't be able to make it to the connecting flight in Frankfurt. They couldn't give me another connecting flight since it was all full. Because I booked my ticket only hours before my flight, they said it might not be possible to fulfil my meal request since there's a 24 hours cut off. However, now I had to cone back to the airport and take the next days flight which gave the airline more than 24 hours from my original meal request. I still did not get the meal I requested, the crew didn't know about it and didn't have any to spare. This was my first time flying Lufthansa, I probably won't try it again."
Pros: "The crew was nice about everything. On being asked at the airport to at least change my seat on the second leg flight the personnel did it without a fuss."
Cons: "Food could have been better, the breakfast/snack we got wasn't filling at all. The entertainment collection can be better specially Indian/Hindi movies"
Pros: "The staff and food was great!"
Cons: "Seats are very close. Not comfortable when neighbors are big and fake up my space!"
Pros: "Great seats!"
Cons: "Staff didn't seem very happy."
Pros: "Huge, new plane, lots of helpful crew, personal entertainment screen, chairs laid back more than typical"
Cons: "Window arm rest didn't move up, boarding was crazy because YYZ airport doesn't have the format to hold lots of people, how to board was a bit confusing, and turbulance."
Cons: "Flight delayed by about an hour"
Pros: "free upgrade to business class :)"
Cons: "Flight was 30 min delayed . When we landed, the jetway was someone mispositioned and it took even longer to get us off the plane - nearly 1 hour late. Missed my dinner appointment as a result and generally bad start to my trip to Munich . Very disappointed ."
Pros: "Good service on the flight"
Cons: "Flight was delayed for over an hour once we were on the tarmac without an explanation and then baggage delivery in Faro was some of the slowest I've evert experienced."
Pros: "People of Lufthansa and the clients who were flying with me."
Pros: "Very friendly. Overall very pleasant experience."
Cons: "The seats were not as comfortable as other airlines."
Pros: "I was upgraded to economy plus"
Cons: "The flight was delayed from Frankfurt"
Pros: "on time service"
Cons: "No screens at all and the boarding was messy"
Cons: "Food was served burning hot, and nobody came over to collect the trays in for minutes"
Cons: "Entertainment center was not working properly. Had to be rebooted twice."
Pros: "The crew were excellent, seats were comfortable, and the entertainment system had enough options to pass the time."
Cons: "The food was less than desirable."
Pros: "The pilots were very good as always"
Cons: "1 there was a baby screaming for about 5 hours next to me and the crew didn't do anything to help calm him down. I couldn't sleep or watch tv, neither my neighbors. Food: they served food without any drinks. I had to wait starting eating for another 10 min when they served water. Entertainment: there is no Russian language as an option."
Pros: "Everything was efficient and the somewhat long flight was easy because of food and entertainment. (Saw a really good Japanese film with subtitles)"
Cons: "Incorrect gate given for this flight, connecting flight was a little late. Everything was fairly quickly corrected."
Pros: "Easy on, easy off this flight. Crew was good on this flight. Got us all on and to Frankfurt no problems"
Pros: "Seats are comfortable. It's pretty easy to sleep. And good entertainment selections. Crew comes around often to serve beverages. They feed you frequently."
Cons: "The food could have more fresh vegetables and fruit. There were screaming children, but that is not Lufthansa's fault. I also felt it took a necessary long time to exit the plane."
Pros: "We requested a special meal to accommodate multiple food allergies, and they both promised and provided it."
Pros: "WOW. SO much food and services. Lots!! Best flight ever."
Cons: "Some staff sound a little rude sometimes. And stressed."
Cons: "delay on boarding time-problems with the aircraft"
Pros: "short and comfortable"
Pros: "Very attentive flight attendants -- esp. liked the frequent offerings of juice and water; wine with meal was also appreciated. I will fly Lufthansa again!"
Cons: "For evening flight from DC to Frankfurt, I would have liked meal served a bit earlier so that we could have longer opportunity to nap before arrival."
Pros: "I fly regularly between Germany and USA. Would rate this flight as the second best flight in recent years. Small details can make a difference."
Cons: "The breakfast that was served was not great. Blueberry muffin super sweet and canola bar with raisins.none odds which i would ever pick if I had any choice."
Cons: "Too much to write down. Start at the counter and work yourself to the plane. I hope you get it right eventually, I’ll be flying Southwest"
Pros: "Crew was good n seat could have been bigger."
Cons: "Landing late to Chicago almost cost me my connection so I was stressed and could not eat due to limited time in between. The airline didn't notify us of being late to Chicago until I was on plane. We were told it was on time. Very disappointing.."
Pros: "Nothing to write home about."
Cons: "Squished seats, mediocre food. Competitor deliver more for the same price or less."
Pros: "Crew super attentive and pleasant, movie options good, liked plug/outlet,"
Cons: "Seating could’ve been a little better, just not super comfortable for such a long flight"
Cons: "On the first leg of my journey, there was a card explaining how to get inflight entertainment using the aainflight.com which worked great. However the Phoenix to Eugene leg used Boingospot but there was no card in the seat pocket explaining what needed to be put in your browser to access the entertainment portal. There were only two flight attendants on the flight and, aside from the drink service, no one ever came to the back of the plane so I could ask the question. I could have used the call button but I think that should be saved for emergencies. I think the information on how to access the inflight entertainment should be in every seat pocket"
Pros: "The flight wasn’t over booked or full"
Pros: "Seats were comfortable enough to sleep for a few hours"
Cons: "The ac in cabin could have been a lot colder"
Pros: "Left lake but still made it on time"
Cons: "Aircraft was hot. I volunteered to check my carry on and on other airlines they’d let you board early but the lady just made excuses. It’s fine if that’s policy but I don’t appreciate made up excuses."
Pros: "Easy boarding"
Cons: "Delays on the tarmac made our flight arrive late"
Pros: "Very nice crew, smooth boarding, made up time from late arriving aircraft. Surprised and impressed by how good AA was relative to how I remember it."
Cons: "Wifi was unreliable."
Pros: "Left on time and arrived early"
Cons: "Plane was late. Connection in Chicago was the worst"
Pros: "on time; new plane with entertainment system on the seat"
Cons: "seat was not clean"
Pros: "Phoenix to Santa Rosa 10 times better than Phoenix to San Francisco then driving the rest of the way."
Cons: "Luggage took a long time to collect in Santa Rosa."
Pros: "I appreciate that I was able to switch seats thereby giving the cat and its owner more room."
Cons: "I have to say I was very surprised that there would be a passenger flying next to me with a cat in a carrier seated next to me."
Pros: "Good is that they sent you to Finnair to correct AA created break in service...why would they pay for it? AA is just an operator per itinerary! Why would you care if ppl get help with connections!"
Cons: "Checked in online on Finnair and automatically for the second connecting flight...and not the first -AA. So, had to check-in again for the first flight at the terminal. Board passes were printed 2 out of 3 by AA and both had errors - wrong gate for the first flight and no boarding info for the second connecting flight - just blank! AA did not provide connecting info until I found an unoccupied employee at the terminal and customer service lines were about 20 people in 2 locations I went to. The connecting info should be in the itinerary they said at customer service...nope, it was not there either!"
Pros: "The flight was 30 minutes faster than initially scheduled. It was great."
Cons: "The flight left 10 minutes late, but on my positive comments, this was remedied in the end."
Cons: "This flight was miserable. Seriously, one of the worst flight experiences I've ever had. The leg room was absurdly small. I'm not a tall person and I only had one inch in front of my legs. When the guy in front of me put his seat back it pressed into my knees. There wasn't enough space to bend down and untie my shoes, let alone get something out of my bag. My shoulder and knee were touching the guy next to me (a complete stranger) for the entire flight and there was nothing I could do about it. This was a red-eye but I absolutely could not sleep because it was so uncomfortable, so when we landed I had a terrible migraine and was nauseous and disoriented going through customs. I actually had to sit down in the airport because I though I was gonna pass out while trying to carry my bag, that's how shitty I felt after this flight. On top of that, not being able to sleep on the flight really messed up my sleep schedule and so jet lag from the time change has been made even worse, so I'm completely out of whack and its so much worse that it otherwise would have been because of the horrible flight. Also the food was gross and there wasn't enough of it. Even now, I don't think I have really communicated just how shitty this flight was. I was actually angry when I saw my seat upon boarding, and I'm still angry about it now."
Pros: "Old plane. No entertaining in seats for a 10 hour flight. Awful."
Pros: "Got me to where I'm going safely. Crew was nice."
Cons: "Flying is painful"
Pros: "Considerate flight attendants. Turned lights down for evening flight, so we could get some rest."
Cons: "Flight was not on time. Time was changed a day prior with no reason explained. No in flight entertainment on this flight."
Cons: "There was no individual entertainment on board (TV’s, internet, etc)"
Pros: "The flight was ok with no issues once we were in board"
Cons: "We hot there in plenty of time for our 7 am flight and were bumped to a 12.30 pm flght. When we returned to book in we were being accused of missing our flight. Finally got vhecked in what a pain"
Cons: "Typical Shanghai ground delays"
Pros: "All good, except poor prep on food"
Cons: "As above"
Cons: "Strange thing: my wife and I were in business class. The stewardess going down my isle said all dinner choices were already used up and I only had a choice of pasta or chicken. Later the stewardess went down the isle for my wife and she had all choices available! Weird. And the stewardess said this was as it was supposed to be."
Pros: "Gate staff had a nice sense of humor and did keep us reasonably informed about the delayed departure."
Cons: "The headroom and seating space on this plane were tight and inadequate. Paid extra for 'preferred seating' but certainly couldn't tell that I got anything for the money. Had to duck to get in and out of seat. Was in a 2-seat row with a large, but not oversize young man and our shoulders were glued together the entire trip. Was served warm tomato juice with no ice, although ice bucket was full. last flight of evening so perhaps attendants were tired, but nonetheless...."
Pros: "Cheapest flight to Cyprus"
Cons: "Dirty, cramped, and they neglected to send my luggage on from Amman."
Pros: "Exit row seat very roomy with plenty of leg room."
Cons: "Flight from ORD to LGA delayed even though the plane was already at the gate in ORD. No announcement explaining why it was delayed. What was worse was that after landing at LGA, baggage tagged as Priority did not come out first, it came out much later - after numerous non-priority baggage came out. This is not the first time this has happened at LGA. What's the point of tagging it as Priority if it won't be handled that way?"
Pros: "The crew was generally happy and friendly."
Cons: "No video on a transcontinental 767?? Are you kidding? Stupid excuse for being 2hrs late due to mechanical. They blamed it on something completely foreseeable and plannable. This plane is older than the plan I took my first flight on as a kid in 1984. I thought united was bad but then I experienced American. At least the crew were not jerks."
Pros: "You never let me know in advance, I had to go to aa terminal. I almost lost this flight in Sfo airport."
Pros: "Flight was delayed in classic AA form, ten minutes at a time, leaving you standing around the gate picking your nose with no information! An hour later we board. Our flight attendant Nicky was awesome!"
Cons: "The plane had no power outlets and spotty WiFi. Even though they knew we were late to Charlotte, they let our connection take off EXACTLY on time while dozens of us rand through the airport. AA does this to themselves, they are the worst!"
Pros: "I am going to miss the old MD80's when they are gone."
Pros: "The only thing I liked about my flight from DFW to San Antonio was the fact that I FINALLY got to go home."
Cons: "The fact my layover was in Dallas, I couldn't board on time because of our departure from Denver being delayed from ice, and the gate got switched about three times. I've never been in a standby list, but I barely made it. I'll never want to fly through DFW again!!! The American Airlines employees were mostly inconsiderate, with the exception of two staff members. Not sure about this airline again."
Cons: "There should be entertainment on a 6 hr flight."
Pros: "They provided tablets."
Cons: "They changef aircraft for an old one. Bc Seat really uncomfortable. Not dorect aisle access. No avod. No wifi. We were waiting 20min at the aircraft door waiting to enter."
Pros: "Once arrived all was fine. Once arrived all was fine."
Cons: "Being Over hour late. Updates kind of slow. But really hot on the plane"
Pros: "Nothing at all"
Cons: "Couldn't flight. I was on time, got an inspection through the police,. Missed my flight for the long inspection. Now, the airline wants me to pay penality for something that I didn't commit. Francisco Vishnu Carpio checa"
Pros: "Not a good experience so nothing"
Cons: "AA failed to allow me to check in at initial arrival in Grande Prairie airport so I had to rush to get a boarding pass in Calgary where the AA agent told me it was not an AA problem and sent me back to WestJet. WestJet discovered that it was an AA problem and returned me to the AA counter where it was resolved. Then I had to rush to catch the flight and missed any opportunity to have a decent lunch between flights. Then there was no food offered on the AA flight to Dallas."
Cons: "Surly, bossy manner of gate crew"
Cons: "Your plane needs outlets to charge electronics. Unless your gonna show movies on your flights, ppl need a way to entertain themselves for the flight. If they burn through all their battery power, it's an inconvenience to try to charge it in the airport when they land. All of the outlet Chargers in Chicago, Seattle and Philly were broke as well. The U tied wing was amazing. Your prices are great but to keep ppl from rather paying more just for one or two more luxuries, try fixing this."
Pros: "Flight in air"
Cons: "Take offs and landings"
Pros: "I liked the comfortable seats.. The crew working for American Airlines are polite and nice. From the very time to get the boarding passes and my luggage handling and all the hospitality, am really looking forward to fly more on American Airlines."
Cons: "There is not much to not like American Airlines as I don't have any bitter experiences till date and I don't wish to encounter too lol I would like more snacks beside Pretsels too and I wish to have a very good hot Fliter coffee or even green tea's during my flight ☺️"
Cons: "Turbulence was horrible That there is no internet"
Pros: "The food was good for airline food. The exit rows do give you more leg room."
Cons: "However if you sit in an exit row or directly in front of one you cannot recline your seat. This is a big deal if it is an overnight flight like the one I had because it makes it very difficult to sleep."
Pros: "Finally upgraded planes on this route. Dreamliner was very comfortable."
Cons: "Hour and a half delay for a scratch on a cargo door. Glad safety is a top priority but it must have been more this just a scratch."
Cons: "Second time I fly to Springfield and it's delayed at least a didn't have to sleep in the airport like the first time"
Pros: "Crew were very helpful and responsive. Request for extra water/drink met quickly. Entertainment options functional but limited."
Cons: "Exchange students returning home to France were more interested in sitting with their friends than sitting in their assigned seats. As a result, our (2) originally selected, opposing seats on the aisle were not available without a fight--which we declined to enter into--and settled instead for an aisle seat and an adjacent center seat."
Cons: "It was all excellent."
Pros: "Premium economy service and seat."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Stewardess never smiled once! She was approx age 45 and should know by now how to be professional. Not the start to a vacation anyone would want."
Pros: "Considering the thousands of passengers who saw their flights cancelled because of the grounded 737 Max’s the fact that I was on hold for only 30 minutes and then got rerouted for the next day is amazing! Thank you Air Canada."
Cons: "No good"
Cons: "Seats are always a pain in the butt Wifi has never worked for me -slow and keeps dropping"
Pros: "The stewardess was top-notch, professional and friendly"
Pros: "The pods were great on 777"
Cons: "Couldn't plug in CPAP"
Pros: "You got me there without problems. Even the baggage got transferred. Better if seats declined more. I would pay an extra 40 to have a more seat recline."
Cons: "They changed planes and the seats I paid for at reservation were different on the new plane. No warning!!"
Pros: "Only thing good was the brevity of the flight."
Cons: "The aircraft was dirty and ridiculously cramped. Air Canada undermines its brand by flying planes like these."
Pros: "The service"
Cons: "Nothing so far, thanks."
Cons: "JustFly did not release my coupon to Lufthansa or Air Canada, and so I was nearly prevented from flying."
Pros: "The fact that you still have movies that you don't have to download apps for, nice to keep it simple."
Cons: "My seat was wet and i had to wait quite a while for it to be rectified. I asked to sit on a crew seat at the back of the plane and was told that i would break it. I found this rather disgusting . Seating plan is very crammed like sardines"
Cons: "I want to seriously complain about Air Canada and Kayak booking systems. I reserved the tickets to Shanghai but there were no place reminding me that I need Canadian VISA to connect flights between two Canadian cities. I am a Chinese citizen who is working at USA and not allowed to change flights in Canada based on the newest government rules. However, in both booking systems, there is no reminders. In my opinion, either Kayak or Air Canada can add a simple checkbox to let the potential guest choose his or her nationality status, then this kind of trouble can be mitigated. We talked and called Air Canada people but no buying. They kept saying this is our responsibility. We bought United Airline tickets at the last minutes and cost us about $2,400 because we cannot wait to get back China to prepare our wedding ceremony and US Visa interview. We are very very disappointed with Air Canada and will keep complaining about this issue. As a service supplier, how cannot you think on behalf of a customer? The air company definitely knows more about government rules than a customer. We did have mistakes of not researching government rules. However, the biggest mistake was we trusted Air Canada and Kayak who we thought had taken care of those kind of issues for us. Thanks."
Cons: "I bought my ticket with Air Canadafrom Vancouver to Calgary then connected with Lufthansa from Calgary to London UK. Unknown to me I could not find the flight because it had been changed to an AC reference flight. With a very short time for the connection I did not know where to get my boarding pass as my flight with Lufthansa was nowhere referred to ! Not which gate to go . Why not put it in the ticket that Lufthansa and Air Canada work together and that both flights ref should show !! It would avoid a great deal of anxiety . Only offered 1 round if hot drinks over 9 hours ! Departure delayed by nearly 60 minutes"
Pros: "Good meals and services with beverages"
Pros: "Excellent service in business class: attentive, cordial, not intrusive."
Cons: "No offer to have transportation to gate. I am disabled and had a very long walk."
Pros: "Seat is not too crowded"
Cons: "No snacks"
Pros: "Great gluten free meal. Calling ahead of time to order was well worth it."
Cons: "The prop aircraft that Air Canada uses for the YYC-YEG route are old and cramped. They do nothing for the Air Canada brand."
Pros: "loved the free movies"
Pros: "Staff were friendly"
Cons: "Seats were narrow and sitting in aisle seat you were constantly hit every time cabin crew took trolley up / down aisle. Woke up by cabin crew banging into me."
Cons: "No end to delays."
Cons: "my language has been lost !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Cons: "To small of plane."
Cons: "They wouldn't seat us together"
Cons: "Video display didn't accept touch input so didn't work at all."
Pros: "It was good experience."
Cons: "Snacks could be improved."
Pros: "Nice staff. Efficient boarding."
Cons: "No basic food for free."
Cons: "Can't believe not even pretzels"
Cons: "Carry on bags of 2 delayed seating of people"
Cons: "waiting times"
Pros: "Boarded late but quickly."
Cons: "Plane was very old and it showed"
Cons: "Lost my bag, I had to wait an hour and a half and missed a meeting."
Pros: "Everything was satisfactory. I wasn't expecting to pay for my light suitcase"
Cons: "The seats"
Pros: "friendly prompt service, comfortable seats - free tv and movies"
Cons: "had to circle for about an hour before we were able to land due to a storm but that wasn't the crews fault - just bad luck"
Pros: "They had a wheelchair accessible for me and delivered me to my waiting party."
Cons: "seats to close together very uncomfortable"
Pros: "It was excellent!"
Cons: "Too much delay"
Cons: "The person checking me in to getting seat assignment must have been having a bad day. She was downright rude."
Pros: "They changed my seat twice to accommodate mother's with children. Lost my window seat. Told me no more room for carry on bag. Was my only bag cause doesn't want to go to baggage claim. Cost me extra 45 mins claiming my bag."
Cons: "Not take away my carry on bag at gate (was not a size problem), don't change people's seats."
Pros: "Flight was on time and inflight entertainment was very enjoyable"
Pros: "The one flight attendant was good."
Cons: "Everything else needed improvement"
Pros: "Everything was on time and as far as flights go, it was uneventful which is what you want on a long haul flight such as this."
Cons: "Food options have gotten old as I have taken this trip many times for work, maybe mixing up the choices a bit."
Pros: "No problems"
Cons: "No issues"
Cons: "Delays in flights were a disappointment"
Cons: "Missed connection due to mechanical"
Pros: "Comfortable airplane even in economy. All on time and good service."
Pros: "It got me where I needed to go."
Cons: "Very crowded, packed in like sardines and the plane was uncomfortably warm!"
Pros: "Timeliness and staff were the stars"
Cons: "Having to use your own device to watch a movie"
Pros: "Food and wine was surprisingly decent."
Cons: "Slightly bumpy turbulence, nothing horrible. Lavatory could have been cleaner. There’s nothing special about United; they’re the Macy’s of the sky."
Pros: "Extraordinary efforts to accommodate bags in the overhead bin."
Pros: "Friendly staff. Quick."
Cons: "Waiting 15 minutes before. Able to unload"
Pros: "GREAT crew members"
Pros: "Flight left on time and attendants friendly"
Pros: "crew was apologetic"
Cons: "no movie service, no wifi. this is the 3rd time this has happened to me on an international flight to China on United. so bad. every other airline has it all together"
Pros: "On time departure"
Cons: "Entertainment system Completely broken for full duration of flight. Individual screen also broken as well as seat Broken 19C"
Pros: "- Crew was attentive."
Cons: "- Personal device entertainment was intermittently functional, had to use the poor onboard display for entertainment. - Internet access was $39.99 for the length of the trip, that price is ridiculous."
Pros: "The crew was excellent. They behaved with humor, grace, kindness and professionalism."
Cons: "The seats are sooooo cramped and uncomfortable."
Pros: "On time arrival in China. Good entertainment options for my iPad, better than seat back display"
Cons: "The usual lack of attentiveness by United Flight crew"
Cons: "Crew wasn’t that helpful."
Cons: "The 2 hour delay"
Pros: "Flight left and landed on time. In flight entertainment worked."
Cons: "In flight food made me sick later in the flight."
Cons: "There was no in-flight entertainment option on this leg of my journey, which makes a four-hour flight seem long."
Cons: "We were not informed about the cause of the delay without asking at the departure desk and other carrier planes flew to San Francisco while our flight continued to be delayed. The posted time also was erratic both at the airport and on the app for the people meeting us. Luckily our time was flexible so though frustrating and inconvenient we managed OK."
Pros: "The crew were very professional ad seemed to be having a good time. Flight was on time. The passenger compartment smelled ok. it was tolerable"
Cons: "The seats were new on an old plane. They were very firm and really thin compared to older designs. I suspect it allows them a new extra rows. It was tight and I am not big. Cows in a shipping tube? Almost. Also it was noisy, so bring those ear plugs and noise canceling earphones."
Pros: "Direct flight. Took off on time and landed early. Decent amount of leg room and friendly staff. Overall very smooth experience."
Pros: "Comfy seats"
Cons: "we waited in the runway for over an hour, my bags also didn't make my connection, the crew never apologized"
Pros: "Food choices"
Cons: "Average service"
Cons: "WiFi for $39.99, used to be $19.99 before."
Cons: "It would have been great if a movie was provided."
Cons: "Check in was a disaster!"
Cons: "Poor boarding service"
Pros: "Flight was on time or early which is just what you want"
Cons: "Nothing to say here"
Pros: "This was the worst and most stressful trip of my life. Heard of Murphy's law? Everything that could go wrong, did go wrong. And did go wrong again. And again. It wasn't my fault or the people's fault, but an unfortunate chain of circumstances. And United personnel helped me deal with so many challenges and went above and beyond their duty. On the trip to Calgary my flights were delayed, I was denied boarding or the flight was canceled. It took me 3 days to get to my destination and this happened after I arrived 4 hours in advance for every flight, but the first one. I did everything I could in my power, but my best was not good enough. And so when my rental car broke down two hours before my departure, and I failed to start it, I took a cab to YYC and hoped for the best. And United didn't disappoint. They listened to me, respected me and tried to help me as much as they could. My leg cramped and I was not able to cross the hallway to the flight, just as the boarding was starting. The board agents called the wheelchair, walked over to me and tried to calm me down, just as they were wrapping up boarding. They then checked my luggage and held me by the hand all the way to the airplane,"
Cons: "Once again, the agents did the best they could given a set of highly unusual circumstances. Yet the flight was one hour late for a very predictable reason. In the winter it snows in Calgary. You have to de-ice the plane. This takes time. Yet, the airline treated snow as emergency and didn't allow time for that. One hour delay stressed a lot of people out and canceled their plans. Do allow for more time for travel in the winter. It is cost effective and leaves customers happier."
Pros: "Nothing about 9 HOURS in an Airport is great! I walked from where I landed coming from Calgary, to terminal 2 Gate F 17 because that was where the flight to Lexington was to leave from. Then I got notice it was leaving from terminal 1 Gate B 24 so (I'm sure I walked a mile there) to get there. Waited for a number of hours checked my phone and found the departure was back again at terminal 1 Gate F 17!?!?! So I walked another mile back to where I started. At no point was I offered a drink or meal voucher for the 9 hour delay/inconvenience in my flight to Lexington ky. Suffice to say that I will NEVER go on any flight if I have to go back through this airport. I also have horrible knees, which all the walking did not help."
Cons: "I would like to say that as a person with a disability, there is not any support for help getting around. They have plenty of for lack of a better term "golf carts"; but no one utilizing them. Not that I am a world traveler; but this airport could take more than a page from Calgary international in terms of support to those with disabilities. I will NEVER and I do mean NEVER go through something like this again. I expected to be home in Lexington at 5:00pm and did NOT arrive until midnight.??!! This is in my opinion quite unacceptable! What a way to spend a hard earned vacation day! Thanks Luanne Steele"
Cons: "That i got stuck in China for 2 days"
Cons: "We were at the counter 57 min before flight. They would not consider letting us on the flight even though no one else was in line. My father had a heart attack and i was trying to get home. Zero bending the rules."
Cons: "I had to take a different flight to make my destination on the same day. I landed 6.5 hours later thanks my original flight."
Cons: "The fact that my wife and I were not able to check in at kiosk is a technology problem, and then we waited in line forever as United tried to deal with other large group of problem customers. Because if their bad service we missed cutoff, even though I had already checked In and we had no checked bags. We We were forced to pay for hotel our of our pocket, get another rental car, and change itinerary to have to go through Denver to get back to Chicago and arrive a full day later, causing havoc with work schedule and coverage for kids. Thumbs down United! I used to be 1K with you, this Is why I don't fly this airline often."
Pros: "Personnel were friendly and cooperative."
Cons: "Process for customs was not well explained (where/how to meet up with bags for customs process). We went through customs on the second leg of the flight with barely enough time to get through customs and then back through security at the Calgary airport. Our flight had been unilaterally changed by the airline due to too tight a connection but the new flight (much less convenient, had to get up at 3:00 am) was as bad or worse. We would have missed our connecting flight if it had not been delayed due to weather at our destination."
Cons: "Cancelled flight"
Pros: "I like the united have a lot of flight to a lot of places in USA and orther country."
Pros: "Crew was pleasant."
Cons: "Space is tight and a drink and 1 oz. of pretzels can hardly be called food."
Pros: "Got there on time with bags"
Cons: "Headline AND noone knew or was clear on whether i needed to transfer bag myself to Juneyao airline in Shanghai. Was told by 800 number no but turned out yes. Friend thought yes and arrived in Chaing Mai and bag still in China!"
Cons: "Food. It is a very long time and there no food enough"
Pros: "Boarding from back to front...right on!!!"
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