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7.9
Lufthansa
Overall score based on 27,771 reviews
8.0
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.4
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
7.6
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "The airplane crew were very reassuring"
Cons: "Gate was changed 3 times and flight was delayed 2 times too!"

Pros: "Comfortable seats"
Cons: "Meals and entertainment"

Pros: "The airline and the flight were pretty good"
Cons: "DONT SHOW BAGAGE INCLUDED ON A BOOKING WHEN ITS ONLY INCLUDED FOR 1 WAY! I HAD TO SHELL OUT 40 EURO TO CHECK MY BAG BECAUSE OF THIS!"

Pros: "The food was really good! I don’t expect much from airlines but I feel like I got a real meal on board (two of them!)"
Cons: "We were delayed taking off and there were three screaming babies, but there’s only so much they can do about that."

Pros: "The crew was polite and efficient. Moved very well around sleeping passengers sprawled feet. The shortcomings of the flight had to do with being in a tail section of an economy class in a packed transoceanic flight."
Cons: "At the beginning of the long flight the cabin was chilled, which made me happy I had my hooded sweatshirt with me, but at the end it was hot and stuffy. There was no air regulation available from the seat, only light."

Pros: "Staff was helpful and kind. Entertainment had variety."
Cons: "Flight ran out of chicken meals fast, forcing the rest of the plane to have vegetarian instead. I was sat in 41G. Awkward seating arrangement. Worst seat ever! Super cramp, making a 9hr flight very uncomfortable."

Pros: "entertainment was good"
Cons: "the flight attendants were mostly absent. The flight attendants on the other side of the aisle were much more attentive and nice"

Cons: "Few toilets for two sections and seats too close, if it is not uptight the seat in front of you. You can not enjoy and watch movies."

Pros: "Very comfortable flight. Excellent take off and landing. Liked the extra legroom in coach for a bit more $$. Super friendly & professional crew. PA system was very difficult to understand."
Cons: "the food was a bit bland. Selection of movies very limited"

Cons: "Delay and food was bad"

Cons: "Lufthansa lost our bags at Heathrow for over 2 hours. I waited with my toddler for two hours in a terminal with no food options and our transport waiting. While on the flight, there were no food options appropriate for a toddler and no gluten free options for myself."

Pros: "Flight was on time, food good. Even the movie selection was great, but ... (see what I didn't like)"
Cons: "Entertainment (sound) in seat 14K didn't work, despite 1 reboot. Please fix."

Pros: "The change in seat to middle seat, different row for my wife and I was enough for me to think again about a ticket with you"

Pros: "I especially like the comfortable seats with plenty of legroom. The flight was on time - perfect!"

Pros: "Everything that happened during the flight was fine. The service, the flight itself, and the landing – which was excellent."
Cons: "On the ground, neither the staff nor the signage made it clear exactly where to check in. I was sent to the Lufthansa counter, which didn’t open until 11:30, when I should have gone to the United counter. An hour of my time was wasted, which almost resulted in my missing the one-hour before take-off check-in deadline. The only reason I didn’t miss the deadline was because the flight was late taking off."

Cons: "Delayed by two hours. Made me miss my connection. Also it is far too cramped for anyone who is tall. We need more leg room"

Pros: "The flights were on time, we made a 1 hr 5 min connection with no fluster. Dinner was one of the best airplane meals, breakfast a little less so"

Pros: "The staff were all super helpful and friendly! Pleasure to fly with!"

Cons: "4/4 flights with involuntary stop-overs were delayed, causing 4 panics and 2 missed flights. Given their proclivity for busing passengers to distant planes in Herman efforts, a 50-minute allowance for changing planes, when added to the frequent Kate departures, is just not sufficient. They should acknowledge it and sell only flights that allow for 80-90 minutes in the airports that are so woefully managed (eg, Frankfurt and Munich). It’s back to BA for me!"

Cons: "Check-in process. Baggage fees."

Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "Plane loaded late then waited on the tarmac, arrived an hour later than scheduled time. This has happened to me on every one of the ten Lufthansa flights I have been on. Apparently they don't know what it is to be on-time."

Cons: "None of the flights arrived on schedule. That caused other problems. Overall the trip was terrible. Not sure if I will fly lufthansa again nor recommen."

Pros: "Same as above."
Cons: "Same as above."

Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "They held the gate for us as we got there about 14 minutes before departure."

Pros: "Airline crew very friendly and courteous throughout entire flight"

Cons: "Where to begin? During the booking process, there was no indication my travel partner and I would be flying Air Canada, and not Lufthansa. We were seated in the last row of the plane with painfully little legroom — even for two women of relatively small stature. The plane was not equipped with modern conveniences of operational wifi, music, or any other means of entertainment over the ten-hour flight. We were nearly an hour late to depart, but were unable to hear anything over the speakers regarding the cause for the delay, nor could we hear any of the flight attendants' safety instructions. What we could hear, however, was the surprisingly loud and nearly constant DINNNGGGG of the passengers' call buttons as they summoned the flight attendants. Because the flight was an overnighter, we attempted to sleep, but it was nearly impossible to do so due to the noise. I had earplugs in and could still hear the chimes, which were positioned right above our seats and made for an unpleasant experience and cranky travelers. The food was subpar as expected, but it would've been nice to be surprised with something resembling a fresh piece of fruit or vegetable. The flight crew was polite and one of the attendants took pity on us and offered a complimentary shot of whiskey, which partially alleviated the discomfort of the experience. That man is a saint and we surely hope he is better taken care of by this airline than we were. Overall a miserable experience. Will definitely rethink flying both Lufthansa and Air Canada in the future."

Pros: "Clean, friendly environment, friendly staff, even though a bit bossy, but that's the German way (which I am too)."
Cons: "Little space. and NO WIFI. This is really no longer adequate in 2017. In the US, practically all domestic flights have wifi now."

Cons: "Flight delayed. Pilot told us we would arrive on time anyway, but we were very late and our luggage did not make the connecting flight."

Pros: "We got there"
Cons: "Had to get a replacement plane when the first one had issues."

Pros: "I liked the in flight movies"
Cons: "Can't say there was anything I didn't."

Cons: "They lost my luggage. I don't understand why there isn't an arrival scan and how airlines don't take more responsibility for bags"

Pros: "The staff were great. Food (sandwiches) and drink were included in the service. Music entertainment was included at no extra charge."
Cons: "All good. United and USA domestic carriers need to learn what to do from lufthansa."

Pros: "The crew and in flight experience were excellent."
Cons: "Both Lufthansa and United's boarding announcements fail to account for passengers' impatience and neglect of boarding group procedure. Lufthansa doesn't clearly identify when un-prioritized groups should begin to board. United should make clear that unspecified group members attempting to board prematurely will be held to the back of the queue for their appropriate group."

Pros: "Direct flight, separate spacious toilets, decent food"
Cons: "It's a good flight overall"

Pros: "The crew came round with bottled water multiple times during the trip and even after taking off 15 min late, we still landed 30 mins early and the luggage came out quickly."
Cons: "The meal before landing consisted of nothing but the worst ham sandwich I've ever had the mis-fortune to be served: reminiscent of Bulgarian Airlines in the 80's."

Pros: "On time and smooth"

Pros: "Very accomdating crew"

Pros: "I really appreciated the hostesses bringing around glasses of juice or water especially during the night . The selection of movies to watch was excellent. I liked a lot that the restroom was on a different floor and there was plenty of space outside. Thank you."
Cons: "The egg omelette for breakfast was not really tasty. The steward collected the earphones before we landed, a bit too early. I could have watched my movie 10 minutes longer."

Cons: "thet lost my bag. two days later still not reunited. pasta dinner was horribly pasty"

Cons: "Flight was canceled. They packed us on another one 3 hours later. Crying babies, bad food and uncomfortable, squishy seats made the flight unpleasant."

Pros: "We arrived in London ahead of time. We go to Newark ahead of time"
Cons: "The food"

Pros: "New plane with very friendly and helpful attendants. Extensive entertainment system with usb charging ports."
Cons: "Food was mediochre, but what can you expect?"

Cons: "Flight had no movies/in-flight service. Departed an hour late."

Cons: "Entertainment didn't work"

Pros: "The service and quiet ride"
Cons: "The headphones did not work"

Pros: "Arriving early Decent food"
Cons: "Taking off late"

Pros: "The crew was great. I was served by a woman named Lori that was the best flight attendant I have ever encountered. Extremely polite and at tentative to every need. Always asking if everything was alright and how she could make the flight better for me. She took a genuine interest in me and my travels. We engaged in great conversation and she was extremely pleasant. Thank you Lori!"
Cons: "The in flight entertainment on the back seat did not work. Also, I paid over $16 for Internet to work during the flight and it constantly kept dropping signal and connection. The router went in and out all flight. It should have been reimbursed but was never taken care of."

Cons: "Very nice crew and great food"

Pros: "Everything works and quick to get to destination."

Pros: "Excellent crew, good food & movie selection."

Cons: "Flight got cancelled"

Pros: "The aircraft"
Cons: "No overbooking next time!"

Cons: "Flight got delayed 30 minutes"

Pros: "Very friendly crew and on time with no problems."

Pros: "Crew was helpful and food was very good"
Cons: "There was no entertainment on the flight from Vancouver to Amsterdam and this on top of a two hour delay in taking off which led us to have to literally run to our gate in Amsterdam to make the connection to Mumbai"

Pros: "Nice staff and no delay"
Cons: "Instead of crisps maybe a bit of cheese or crackers"

Pros: "Seat comfortable"
Cons: "Flight was delayed and overhead bin space was very small"

Pros: "Good for both."
Cons: "Bigger seats."

Pros: "Nice seats. Only seats with a row of 2, which is what I wanted,"

Cons: "Lost all our bags so couldn’t ski"

Cons: "Inflight was better than I expected. But needs upgrading air crafts."

Cons: "The overall travel was good, no wifi and the entertainment system had a faulty headphone connection, and no place to charge devices other than through a USB port"

Cons: "The flight was cancelled and had to be rerouted on United Airlines."

Pros: "Good comfortable seat with extra leg room. Pleasant crew."

Pros: "The flight AMS to MEX was smooth, very helpful personnel on board, we enjoyed a bit more space and the seat seemed a bit more comfortable."
Cons: "Besides the seat relative comfort, it did not recline much at all, i wondered what the extra money (at least $5 or $600) got us. The food, wine/ beer service was same as regular economy, the boarding took place at same time as economy, no drink before take-off if only sparkling water. And the plane was old generation 747 and the entertainment was same vintage: screen was not very bright and the selection of films was poor. No plug to charge electronics. We were disappointed with KLM when comparing with other airline companies offerings when you book in Premium Economy."

Pros: "Gaps between seats are very narrow."
Cons: "when serving drinks, cabin crew limited to serve liquor only once and it was poor service."

Pros: "Amsterdam airport and Rome airport were as breeze to navigate, even only knowing English"

Pros: "Seat 39A did not recline. The gentleman next to me spread his arms out a bit as he typed on his computer the entire way. So I did not get ANY sleep. Plus he got up at least four times."
Cons: "Except for the man next to me - great!"

Pros: "Face recognition was amazing"
Cons: "Too hot on plane"

Cons: "Very slow service at checkin, was not even available when I arrived at the airport"

Pros: "Arrived early!"
Cons: "Boarding seemed disorganized."

Pros: "The cabin crew was so kind, efficient, and attentive. All meals and snacks were delicious."

Pros: "Sound was broken on my TV set!"
Cons: "Called stewardess twice to assist. No response!"

Cons: "Our two hour connection in Paris became 30 minutes because Air France was late in leaving Washington. So our luggage didn't make to to KLM to Amsterdam. My poor rating was because the luggage handling was really poor. Lots of flights from Paris to Amsterdam (almost hourly), but my bag showed up 12 hours later. My wife's bag took 36 hours. And yes, we checked in together. There were lots of confusing messages"

Pros: "Nothing really"
Cons: "Flew KLM 27 years ago and the airlines seem to be stuck in the same era. Food is poor quality... Have you recently checked the Gulf carriers."

Cons: "I can't take the flight because i'm not Chilean and I don't have a reembolse or other flight ,... nothing . Finally I take other flight with other company"

Pros: "Absolutely nothing!"
Cons: "the connection flights was the worse! The gate was changed in Amsterdam 3 times! From D82 to C6 and then to C11. The distance between B82 and C was 20-30 minutes walk. No rushing was needed though, the flight was delayed for 1:30h and after we all boarded a further delay was announced. I will never fly with KLM."

Pros: "Flight crew; legroom even in cheap seats."
Cons: "Exceptionally unhelpful customer service when asking about extra kilos/bags. Just quoted the online info back at us. We simply wanted to know how much would be charged if the bag was 1-2kgs overweight. We could not get a straight answer, just quoted the unclear company policy. Extremely frustrating and annoying. KLM offer a superior flight experience - it is a shame their terrestrial customer servic does not match it!"

Pros: "I personally do not appreciate the food on this leg of the journey Food Ams to Dxb is GOOD!!"
Cons: "The snack & “ solid eggs” in breakfast. Fresh fruit was good."

Pros: "Just great crew."
Cons: "Not comfortable at all and will not book KLM again."

Pros: "My bagage broke"
Cons: "I paid extra fee for extra bagage which was tv and i paid insurance my tv broke and no one responces for it"

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: "quick and relaxed"

Pros: "Thankful for coffee being served without charge. Not all airlines do that."

Cons: "KLM can't seem to figure out the order of boarding the plane. Should be business - priority - everyone else. Instead they do priority first, and that's usually two-thirds of the passengers. Also, really tired of the fake business class on these flights..."

Pros: "Great food"
Cons: "Sears we're toooo small"

Cons: "The bags where damaged from the staff"

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: "Crew service"
Cons: "Flight delayed."

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: "Everytime she passed she was hitting me or I had to hold my drink so that she wouldn't knock it off"

Pros: "Food and staff were great"
Cons: "Entertainment system old and not as many options as other KLM flight. No power on aircraft for charging"

Pros: "Excellent service, excellent food."

Pros: "Overall very nice flight, even comes with free drink and snack"

Cons: "I missed my flight because of MU"

Pros: "I liked the leg room, I liked the customer service of the crew, smooth flight."
Cons: "Both ways up and down I struggled with over-head luggage space. We were allowed a cabin bag and a small hand-bag in the flight but as we were among the last half of the passengers to board the flight we couldn't find anywhere to keep our luggage and the crew had to take them away from us to store them somewhere at the back far away from our seats. As a result we had to wait until all the passengers got off the plane to get back our luggage and we were the last two passengers to get off. Unpleasant!"

Pros: "Average service and food quality"
Cons: "Inside the business class cabin Boeing 777 only one toilet facility available. People is queuing."

Pros: "I did not make it on the flight as the time was given was 5:35 and the flight left at 4:00."
Cons: "I was not given correct information and being a very novice traveller did not check the information."

Pros: "Crew were great, service was spot on."
Cons: "Plane was old, seat didn't recline, no tv screens in front of seats, temperature was freezing (but in fairness I was at the emergency exit) and worst of all NO MEAL?? ON A NINE HOUR FLIGHT? Arrived very hungry."

Pros: "The low cost"
Cons: "That which comes with low cost, you get what you pay for"

Cons: "24 hour delay in Calgary because of maintenance problems with the plane. Meant I lost one precious day while visiting my 91 year old mother."

Pros: "Landed 10 minutes early. Good landing in tough conditions"

Pros: "Friendly, polite crew. Well organized boarding"

Pros: "Only problem is my flight didnt have screens and you had to pay for a tablet. I get screens on my flights to Edmonton and Sask for work with Westjet all the time but on a long flight to London they're majorly lacking. A basic meal over a 9.5 hour flight should be included as well."
Cons: "1 for usb charging ports though. I still love Westjet but different priorities for International flights should a no brainer."

Pros: "The crew on the ground and in the air were great and the only positive part of my experience."
Cons: "I was put into the long line to check my luggage with 75 minutes to take off. Of course I missed my direct flight as I was put into a long line. The man who listened to me complain was very kind and empathetic and the only good part about being forced to miss my flight. "We stop loading X amount of minutes before take off" I can't remember the exact number but there was ten minutes to spare before said time when they stopped loading. Dealt with it. Not happy but at least my luggage wasn't lost. Will I fly with WestJet again? Probably. Will I expect some sort of hang up and/or inconvenience? Definitely."

Pros: "The Pilot explained his Procedures thoroughly."
Cons: "Same as above."

Pros: "Stewards were nice"
Cons: "This flight and the one before we're both delayed by over an hour. What's worse is each time we ended up spending about 20-30 min slowly driving around the runway since the takeoff queue was backed up so much. Maybe not the airlines fault for that but the pilot never said a word about it and kept us in the dark. Each flight was in total delayed by several hours. It seems more often than not these days that flights are delayed and are totally unreliable. I've come to hate flying."

Cons: "Flight was delayed and took another 45 min to leave once boarding was complete"

Pros: "Crew was very pleasant and attentive. They still give away snacks too which was a nice surprise."
Cons: "There was nothing I disliked about the flight other than the discomfort of the seats, but there is nothing they could have really done to change that!"

Pros: "Crew was great!"
Cons: "Small seats. Nonexistent food and entertainment option are all self provided"

Cons: "Flight was late which got us running for our next connection in Toronto."

Pros: "The flight attendants were amazing!"
Cons: "The head phone jack for my tv was broken which was annoying but not the worst thing ever because I just listened along with my wife beside me. If I hadn't known the person beside me and have been able to listen to share theirs it would have been way worse."

Cons: "I didn't like that you had to download an app for vieweing movies burning flight."

Pros: "Flight attendants were super friendly. The plane was very nice and spacious, the flight was smooth and the landing was excellent!"
Cons: "Nothing."

Cons: "My luggage did not make it."

Pros: "Staff was friendly"
Cons: "To many layovers, the gates were too far from each other"

Pros: "the entertainment system was incredible."
Cons: "It was a very long flight-- including a meal in the ticket would have made it more enjoyable."

Cons: "No choice for seating - my husband and I were seated separately"

Pros: "Friendly, helpful staff"
Cons: "Typical stuff, Cramped space, crappy food"

Pros: "Smooth, friendly and cost effective."

Pros: "I travel on plus and the person who was in charge of our sección was very nice and friendly."
Cons: "what i don't like is that i had to wait for my luggage an hour . causin incomvinience for me later."

Cons: "No entertain system"

Pros: "When they fixed the aircraft it was overcrowded but okay"
Cons: "Their dishonesty. We were delayed 25hours. I am out of pocket by several hundreds of pounds. Two months later they have still not compensated me. yet the Canadians that were on the fight have been reimbursed. The message is loud and clear if you are British do not fly West Jet"

Pros: "Boarding was quick and easy, and the gate attendant was quite friendly."
Cons: "Very rude crew members; delay leaving YVR. Instead of being honest and upfront about having to leave an HOUR later--and also lying by saying that we'd be flying into Gatwick in only 8.5 hours as opposed to 9.5--they made us wait in our seats while the craft supposedly waited for food to be loaded. The best line was, "Our plane will be landed an hour earlier! But because London doesn't like it when we land early, we're going to wait here for a while on the tarmac so we make it there on time.""

Pros: "Start the flight a bit earlier than scheduled, so we arrive a bit earlier too. The flight is smooth."

Pros: "Good helpful crew. Reasonably sane boardingon a full d flight."

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "1+ hour before we took off after getting on the plane. 1+ hour before we got off the plane after landing."

Pros: "Pleasant crew. Flight left & arrived on time."

Pros: "Seats were comfortable, more legroom than the American Airline flight"
Cons: "I prefer to have a TV to watch instead of downloading the App."

Cons: "Same comment as the previous flight ref movies. I wont take Westjet again on a long flight without movie screens. Not all old people have Iphones or laptop computers. Mike C."

Pros: "Flight was great. Calgary customs was awful. The lines were extremely long. We boarded our plane at 9:50 and departure was at 10."
Cons: "Customs at Calgary Canada was terribly slow. Almost missed our plane."

Cons: "Didn't know I needed to download Westjet app before the flight and bring my own device"

Pros: "Food, attendants, comfort, entertainment"
Cons: "Manual boarding and missing one of my luggage"

Cons: "It had over 1 hour delayed no wifi no screen"

Pros: "Low cost, supportive seating"
Cons: "Meals are extra Arrived a bit early and had to wait about 15 min for someone to attach the gate"

Pros: "Crew fun"
Cons: "Cramped foot room"

Pros: "Gate agents were nice."
Cons: "1. Nothing healthy to buy on the plane. 2. Nasty flight attendant. 3. Small seats. 4. Swollen ankles because flight attendant wouldn't let me put my stocking feet up in bulkhead seat, which is why I purchased it. 5. Poor service. 6. Plane landed early but we didn't get to the gate until more than an hour later!"

Pros: "Very helpful! Very enjoyable flight, I was worried about my bags fitting as I took a 46L backpacking bag with me but it rit great and staff was so nice!"

Pros: "online checkin, fast boarding (a total of only 27 passengers undoubtedly made boarding much quicker), had extra space due to the sparse flight; smooth flight, good refreshments, pilot did a good job of keeping us updated on runway/gate status"
Cons: "on board crew didn't seem interested; empty cup was never picked up; upon leaving the aircraft (after a 30 minute delay due to a problem at our gate) none of the crew said as much as goodbye or thanks. I know it was a late flight with very few passengers, many of whom may have slept, but as such I thought the crew should have been more attentive and friendly at departure. A disappointing experience."

Pros: "Flight attendants were nice don't know who's fault it"
Cons: "Almost an hour to get any luggage out is not acceptable"

Pros: "Crew were really nice and good entertainment."
Cons: "Paying for food and alcohol was a bit of a downer."

Pros: "The crew were very friendly and the meal I pre-ordered was very nice. Snacks and beverages were complimentary."
Cons: ""Engine trouble" so off the plane and back to the gate. Not much information conveyed to us. Just sitting and waiting. Took off about 2 hours late. No entertainment. $6.99 for a tablet."

Pros: "I had never heard of WestJet and only booked the flight because it was the least expensive ticket I could find. I was shocked when I was given my boarding pass because I got a first class seat. A comfortable seat is such a blessing on an overnight flight because you can sleep fairly comfortably. Also, the food and especially the wine were excellent. The flight attendants were very courteous and helpful. I would recommend WestJet to anyone."

Cons: "Delayed for almost 2 hours"

Cons: "It was a little warm and stuffy while loading."

Pros: "We were delayed while in the plane. The steward decided to give drinks and snacks on the house which in the end lightened the atmosphere. It did make it late for the Oilers play-off game which was likely very important to many of the business men on the flight."
Cons: "Could not figure out how to get their entertainment app to work."

Pros: "Nice Staff. Easy process."

Pros: "Good crew and a smooth flight"
Cons: "Loudspeaker system lousy, could not hear any announcement from cocpit nor cabin crew about safety or flight progress"

Pros: "Crew nice and courteous"
Cons: "More comfy Seats, with non conflicting armrests"

Pros: "The crew was excellent and the seat room is generous compared to some Canadian airlines."
Cons: "Can't comment on the food as none was paid for"

Pros: "Flight crew was very friendly and helpful. Great service. User friendly website for check-in. Efficient boarding/de-planing and transfers at Reykjavik airport for my connecting flight to London. Luggage was checked in San Francisco through to London. Lots of legroom. Fabulous Gin menu."
Cons: "No charge for baggage. Food choices were limited and a bit disappointing."

Pros: "Connection gate in Rekyaveck wa. Sry convenient"
Cons: "Seat comfort for a new plane was terrible"

Pros: "I like the pillow and blanket."
Cons: "The boarding process is not well organized compared to other airlines. Passengers should get a bottle water every flight."

Pros: "First flight to Iceland was 7.5-8 hours long, and no meal were provided! There’s only refreshments. It’s over dinner time god sake and long hours."
Cons: "Let’s passenger know there’s no meal provided in advance. They can atleast grab something at the airport or pack some snacks"

Cons: "Very limited food choice."

Pros: "Nice crew, good in flight entertainment options, food and drink options are good but expensive"
Cons: "One of the most cramped and uncomfortable flying experiences I've ever had. My whole body was sore afterwards. Also, boarding was a mess with changed seats, not enough employees at the gate, and dozens of passengers crammed into a weird pre boarding area."

Cons: "Our plane was broken. Initially they said an hour late and then the time before our flight increased. Because our flight was delayed, I missed I missed an important meeting."

Cons: "Seat uncomfortable"

Pros: "Flight itself was fine."
Cons: "Reykjavik Airport is a joke. Totally disorganized. Not enough seats to sit in and wait. Many passengers were sitting on the floor. Extremely long lines for people waiting to board their flights. Mass confusion. Food court required people to show their boarding passes in order to purchase food. People learned this after they got up to the cash register to pay for their food. Again, huge confusion. Ridiculous way to treat people."

Pros: "The planes were clean and reasonably on time."
Cons: "No meals or even beverages were served us despite their explicit promises to the contrary..The plane changing procedure in Reykjavik was chaotic, with no formed lines, virtually no posted information and no airline or airport personnel to help. It was disgraceful!"

Cons: "Seats in business class are uncomfortable. Passenger loading was abyssmal: no advantage -rather a disadvantage - to "boarding" first, the trurh is that we had to wait standing for a bus."

Pros: "Bottle of water at boarding"
Cons: "Crew from denver to Reykjavík were rude. My wife and I travel regularly for business and these girls were short, annoyed and just unprofessional. Couple that with the plane being abnormally hot (for the whole flight) it was pretty bad. I understand it must be hard to work in this industry, but these girls were just plain bad. Probably won’t fly Iceland Air again."

Pros: "The price."
Cons: "The room between rows and the very narrow seats. I’m a tiny person and I barely fit in the seat. I can’t imagine an average sized person managing for a long flight."

Pros: "The opportunity to check in on line thanks to you Kayak"

Pros: "Exceptional flight crew and we had a smooth flight. It was my daughter's first flight and she loved it as well."

Cons: "See above."

Pros: "Flight was safe and comfortable. Luggage was kept in good order and the flight arrived on time in London."

Pros: "The plane, crew, and entertainment."

Pros: "See Above"
Cons: "See Above"

Pros: "Liked the in flight entertainment."
Cons: "More food options would be nice."

Pros: "There was a bar within site of Gate 32/34, so if you could find a seat there you could enjoy a pint while you waited. Again, the crew was a delight. Thank you for keeping those warm and tasty!!"
Cons: "The communication was terrible for the boarding process so people lined up for the two, gate 32 and gate 34, at the same time. The lines were extremely long and they crossed so passengers got very confused, asking each other if they were in the right line and if the boarding process had started. It was a complete cluster."

Pros: "I was able to get a good seat just behind the first class section."
Cons: "There's no free food . They should give at least snacks like sandwiches, peanuts, etc."

Pros: "The flight was cancelled worst experience ever."
Cons: "The horrible customer service. They cancelled our flight and I missed my trip to Iceland. They also gave out a non working number."

Pros: "In flight crew were friendly and efficient Good service"
Cons: "Poor ground operations - too popular for their own good. Late flight, terrible boarding process, no communication"

Cons: "Landing was terrible ."

Pros: "This airline operates smoothly and efficiently and treats their customers with respect and friendliness! Would definitely fly with them again!"
Cons: "Nothing!"

Pros: "Easy flight"

Cons: "The seating assignments and boarding process were excruciating. almost worth looking into a different airline even though everything else was fine."

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "On a long fliggght"

Pros: "Seating was adequate and comfortable enough."
Cons: "Flight was delayed, but not shown as late on monitors. I only knew because I checked online. Once on board the plane, I heard that the incoming plane had been delayed, but there was never any announcement made prior to that. Surprised that I had to pay for food on flight, given the lateness and inconvenience of delay, plus what was available was very expensive."

Pros: "Free movies"
Cons: "Not enough overhead bin space, no food, only a small drink"

Cons: "Included in previous comment"

Pros: "We didn't crash"
Cons: "No food :( Was delayed, then had to switch planes out in the tarmac :( It was cold :("

Pros: "The flight was fine, the crew was great. The only issue was it took almost 2 hours for our luggage to come out at Heathrow, the entire flight was waiting and there was no one from Icelandair to ask to neither did they send anyone to tell what the delay was."

Pros: "The Aurora lights on the overhead compartments was a pleasant touch."

Pros: "The crew, amenities, and service were great!"
Cons: "Didn't enjoy having to be transported to the train by bus in Reykjavik, since there wasn't a jet bridge connecting the departure level of the terminal to the plane."

Pros: "We really loved the price and the service was fine. Having the stopover in Iceland on our way to England was a treat and the schedule was fine."
Cons: "Bugged me that they charged for a meal on an intercontinental flight."

Pros: "Good crew, plane and flight all around. I have no complaints about the actual flight."
Cons: "When boarding, no announcements were made. One moment I was waiting to hear when we would be boarding, then next thing I know there is a mile long line at the gate. Very weird."

Pros: "Crew were polite, though they didn't hand pillows and blankets out to everyone. I declined a blanket, since I had one from the first flight, but was never offered a pillow, which I would have accepted. The style of this plane provided a ton of head space, which was really nice."
Cons: "The seats were really uncomfortable for such a long flight. Also, the entertainment system was having trouble for half the flight before they finally fixed it."

Pros: "Same as above."
Cons: "Nothing, I enjoyed the flight."

Pros: "Smooth Flight"
Cons: "Did not get the seating as portrayed on Icelandair website.We were seated in 2 tight seats abreast next to window. Food selection was limited to a baguette with one thin slice of ham. However, my motivation to pay up for economy comfort was for the seats. I will be seeking a credit."

Pros: "Loved the Saga Lounge - that was a great treat for us, as we were unaware that it was available to comfort economy passengers until we were informed at check in."

Pros: "Peaceful and smooth until the landing."
Cons: "Landing quite rough."

Pros: "Very pleasant crew."
Cons: "1 of my bags was delayed accidentally."

Pros: "The 2nd flight waited for the delayed flight from NY which was much appreciated."

Cons: "Arrived 10 hours late, lost luggage."

Pros: "The crew were polite."
Cons: "Reykjavik airport is disorganized and crowded. There aren't enough seats for passengers. People were sitting on the floor. There is no orderly boarding of the flights. There are no drinking fountains for refilling water bottles. Everything is for sale, including water. Never again."

Pros: "Glenlivet whisky for free"

Pros: "Snacks"
Cons: "2h late!"

Pros: "Fast boarding, early arrival"
Cons: "If I weren't super hungover"

Pros: "The crew was ok. They seemed really hectic between Heathrow to Rome."
Cons: "The seats were too tiny for business class. Nowhere to put anything. So close to next passenger. I would not fly business class again on BA Terrible entertainment. No interesting movies. I guess they tried to have movies only with British actors/actresses. Nothing current. That’s pretty bad for almost. 10 hours flt. He seats in business class between Heathrow to Rome were like regular seats except with the middle seat blocked off. Food was just ok."

Pros: "The service, was excellent"
Cons: "Other passengers not respecting the crews instructions....."

Pros: "Easy boarding, friendly crew, good food"
Cons: "Nothing to report"

Cons: "Extremely poor timing and communication. Departed over 2hr late and missed landing to the correct airport by 10 mins and so had to divert to an airport an hour away with poor coordination"

Pros: "The crew was good"
Cons: "The seats"

Pros: "Plane changed to an A380"
Cons: "Waited over half an hour to get off at Heathrow owing to staff shortage so the air bridge took a while to happen!"

Cons: "The flight was delayed by three hours; not sure how to fix that but it was annoying. For some reason the arm rests in the middle of the seats would not go fully back and I felt like the flight attendants were talking down to me. They also could have been having a bad day too with the flight. :/"

Pros: "Great crew and flight"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The plane, the arrival time and the service"

Pros: "Polite, friendly staff."

Pros: "BA crews are always great. Also excellent that they don’t have those annoying M&S menus on LCY flights. I don’t object to paying, but it just slows everything down."

Cons: "They did not give the gat no till the very end and the s cueing check was horrible when carrying a baby"

Pros: "Crew was very attentive and food and drink good as on most flight to and from City Airport. Seats very comfortable compared to main fleet. City Flyer is still worth paying the extra which most flight by main fleet ex Heathrow or Gatwick are not."
Cons: "Flight was delayed and boarding not great as we were kept waiting in a hot bus outside the aircraft for 15 minutes"

Pros: "Comfortable short hop"

Cons: "Pointless priority boarding if you get all priority passengers to wait for the rest of the flight.."

Pros: "Food was good"
Cons: "We’re we stuck on runway for an hour and they did not turn on any air...it wa s hot and a bit suffocating....once we took off it took a long time too to get some air and cool down the cabin. Movie/entertainment selection was poor. Airline was packed with a Group that was very loud, drunk and partying up and down the aisles."

Pros: "Good service"

Pros: "Par from below the flight was great as always"
Cons: "CSD was rude and not nice to his fellow staff member in economy. Small delay but not a common thing"

Pros: "Fast as smooth"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The Crew were great"
Cons: "Boarding could have been more efficient"

Cons: "2 Hour Delay"

Cons: "Flight LCY-ZRH (19:35-22:10) departed delayed by >1h, we had to wait in boarding staircase standing with 9mth old baby for 45mins. Due to late take-off we were too late to land in ZRH as runway had already closed. Diverted to Stuttgart, where no BA staff was on the ground to deal with and all services had already closed (~00:30). Basically ~50 customers were dumped at a place they didn’t want to be and no info on his BA wanted to deal with it was given. After 1 week still no info on compensation. And this wants to be a major carrier?"

Pros: "Fast security and passport control at both ends, Home in 30 mins after landing"

Pros: "Flight was pretty good."
Cons: "Check in was very slow an staff was not very helpful."

Pros: "Oneworld status points."
Cons: "The cancelled flight, the late departure of the rebooked flight, the charges for checked baggage and tea on a premium airline - for this level of service you should get Ryanair/easyJet prices. BA is embarrassing."

Pros: "The flight was before time on arrival"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Couldn't check-in online. Website said to go to airport and talk to staff - should have said: "invalid passport, get new one!" That would have been so much more helpful. Substandard food, especially 'breakfast'"

Cons: "For some reason we were boarded and ready to go and only then did they think to send for a de-icer. A 40 minute delay on a 1 hour flight. At the other end we then had to wait 20 mins to get off."

Cons: "Food look and taste like cat food"

Pros: "Simple flight left later than expect but arrived earlier than scheduled. Leg room was plenty and not like other airline where you feel packed like sardines."
Cons: "Nothing so far just a shame my luggage was damaged."

Pros: "Flight"
Cons: "Boarding at Gate E46 was disorganised both in timing ans execution. We were told on checkin that boarding would be early and it was late, closer to the original estimated time and then the order of boarding, parents with kids, then ExecClub and Business, and then others was ignored..."

Cons: "Food, but surprised that they served anything!"

Pros: "The crew was friendly and professional"
Cons: "My monitor didn’t work and I asked about it twice. Two crew members said they would look into it but it never got reset."

Pros: "The crew had to deal with a medical emergency and they were excellent!! Despite extra pressure they kept us all informed and were polite and friendly under pressure!"
Cons: "lack of seat space and could not put seat back because of medical emergency so hard to sleep. Exhausted on arrival at Heathrow! Headset did not work properly on films Did not like the boarding process !!"

Pros: "Left and arrived on time! Comfortable aircraft"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "When it got going, a pleasant flight."
Cons: "The delay was longer than the flight, although not necessarily BA's fault."

Pros: "Updated flight info by kayak ."
Cons: "Delayed flights and missing baggage"

Pros: "Crew"
Cons: "Seating. Meal. Entertainment. Did not compare well to Air Canada."

Pros: "Extended information from the captain was very nice"

Pros: "Great service"

Cons: "Space for legs"

Pros: "The cabin crew were friendly and service was excellent"
Cons: "Keep the complementary snacks and drinks made the flight great after a long day"

Pros: "Staff was very professional and pleasant."
Cons: "There was no entertainment on this flight. I did not see any plugs to charge my phone and I don't think I had wifi."

Pros: "Flying on the 380 very smooth"
Cons: "Gate was not available at arrival"

Pros: "I loved everything about the trip. From the aircraft to the crew. Jaime (flight attendant) became like a friend on that trip. I will use British Airways for every flight to Europe going forward."

Cons: "Flight crew was very aggressive and casual. Displays are ancient. Seat was broken."

Pros: "Food good and very attentive and friendly Cabin crew Amanda made the flight a pleasure."

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