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The cheapest airline ticket to Changsha from Canada in the last 72 hours was C$ 1,038 round-trip on the route from Toronto to Changsha. The most popular route is from Toronto to Changsha and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was C$ 1,038 round-trip.
Changsha Airport is 24 kilometres from the centre of Changsha. View on Map.
Changsha is served by Changsha Huanghua Intl Airport, also commonly referred to as Changsha Huanghua Intl, Huanghua Intl, or simply Changsha Airport. The airport code is CSX.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "The crew was extremely helpful and friendly!"
Cons: "The seats, overall, could have been more comfortable... I have somewhat of a backache after my trip."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and engaging"
Cons: "I wiped down my seat area to clean it. It would be nice to know what Delta is doing as well."
Pros: "The crew was not overly friendly"
Cons: "Got delayed"
Pros: "Almost as soon as we finished taking off, we were landing. A one-hour trip doesn't let you really love or hate anything."
Pros: "Was boarded promptly"
Pros: "The crew was amazing and smooth flight"
Cons: "No entertainment option was avail except WiFi (T-Mobile) which wasn’t free"
Pros: "Lift off and landing was excellent"
Pros: "They didn’t want to help"
Cons: "Check in was terrible- long wait just for drop off of already checked in bags"
Pros: "The ability to charge my cell phone via USB ports. Also the movies on long flights is really nice"
Cons: "Quicker way to get off plane"
Pros: "Seat was uncomfortable and hard as a rock, confined and tight."
Cons: "a new plane with more space and bigger seats, better service at T4 at arrivals, that place is a zoo"
Pros: "The cookies and soda was good and staff was exceptional. Instead of cheezits, chips would be better"
Cons: "Instead of cheezits, please upgrade to chips"
Cons: "Getting to Venice on time. Our late arrival cost me a 90 euro shutle."
Pros: "Crew was great seats comfortable but quite near back my connecting flight I had to get my seat when I got to the airport I was second from the back but close to washrooms"
Cons: "There was no entertainment on second flight but I didn’t use it anyway On second flight washroom was not very good my scarfe dropped on the floor and was wet and yuckie"
Cons: "I now know the downside of buying through Kayak, the ticket is non-upgradable even when seats became open and I offered to pay for the upgrade."
Pros: "Even in the absolute freezing (-40F) the plane landed an hour early into Minneapolis. Was only delayed 20 minutes leaving. Crew did amazing to get the plane going."
Pros: "It was on time"
Cons: "Plane too cold."
Pros: "Staff, service, options"
Pros: "That was a treat since I don't expect the option to watch movies on short flights Also, thank you for the healthier snack items- keep moving in that direction please!"
Pros: "good flight and pleasant staff"
Cons: "no vegetarian option in business class therefore nothing to eat for me for whole flight. also sky lounge very poor"
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Almost everything. The flight boarded late but quickly. We sat on the runway for hours. We were VERY delayed for RDU arrival. Luggage was slow in getting to baggage claim. Not enough help with baggage was available."
Pros: "Flight was on time, flight crew was great"
Cons: "Seats weren't very comfortable and the iPod chargers were broke in 2 of our 3 seat row"
Pros: "Got to destination safely and on time"
Cons: "Rude flight attendant, tight seats"
Pros: "Again, a quick and easy connector and flight homeward."
Cons: "Not applicable."
Cons: "I booked through kayak and received an e-mail saying "you're booked!" with a flight itinerary and everything and then I got to the airport and they told me I had no ticket to get on the flight and no payment had ever been made and that to get on the flight I would have to pay over $1000 for a seat !!!! The original ticket I bought was under $400. I was NOT happy with this at all - Kayak screwed me over and I expect compensation."
Pros: "On two of the legs of the trip they notice I was a tall person with long legs and upgraded me to seats with more leg room!! I didn't even ask. Thank you."
Cons: "On the way back there were open seats with extra leg room and I asked the gate attendant if it was possible to switch my seat to one with more room and they said they only could if I paid extra."
Pros: "Boarding went smoothly. We were on time. Attendants were excellently friendly and efficient. That is so nice to not have a grumpy flight attendant. Drinks are ridiculously priced, but I wasn't suprised. Great flight."
Pros: "On time departure and arrival"
Cons: "We landed at 2:14 p.m. but did not get our luggage until 3:38 p.m., with "priority" because we were traveling business class. Dozens of bags that were not "priority" preceded ours."
Pros: "Super smooth takeoff and landing. Great plane, more legroom than other airlines."
Pros: "Service was exceptional, flights were on time and in some case, early, and communication throughout was clear!"
Pros: "Crew was nice and friendly, boarding was fast, on time and overall service was excellent"
Cons: "The plane was small so not a lot of space and didn't offer food other than one beverage"
Cons: "My flight got cancelled without letting me know in advance I was in the airport and spent me hours to switch a flight I ended up arriving at a different airport and need to spend more money for über"
Cons: "They had a 40 seat plane that had about 15 people and they herded everyone in the rear of the cabin. All the extra comfort seats went empty. I asked and was told I had an economy ticket so there couldnt do anything."
Pros: "the flight was on time and the staff very helpful"
Pros: "The flight was on schedule and landed early, and the pilot landed that plane very gently. It was quite impressive."
Cons: "I purchased a first class ticket in hopes that I would have a lot more comfort during the flight. It took me quite some time to get comfortable. The seat was ok, but I found the pillows to be very small and flat. I needed multiple pillows. The head rest was not adjustable, so I also found this to be uncomfortable. Usually when I fly AA, the headrest is adjustable. My final dislike was that the beverage selection was limited. I'm quite sure there was plenty of alcohol, but what about those customers who do not drink alcoholic beverages? I asked for hot chocolate, there was none. I asked for hot tea with honey, there wasn't any. So all in all my flight was okay, but that is solely because of the flight attendant and pilot. They did their jobs and they did an excellent job."
Cons: "After more than an hour on the tarmac.. would be nice to have water availatfor passengers."
Pros: "Very friendly and helpful staff."
Pros: "Fast boarding, everyone nice."
Cons: "Wifi was yo and down the whole flight, about 20 times, so kids were not entertained."
Cons: "I was starving because of my short connection time and couldn't have lunch - wanted to eat something solid and they just had boxes with fruits and cheese."
Cons: "Flight was delayed substantially. Sat on the plan 40 minutes before taking off after already being 30 minutes delayed."
Pros: "Boarding reasonably quickly; able to find overhead storage for my roll-on even in Zone 3; departed on time and arrived a little early."
Cons: "Very tightly packed; minimal comfort for the flight. MD-88 not as comfortable as the Airbus from Chi to Atl."
Pros: "Crew aware of my children's nut allergy and chose not to serve"
Cons: "Coffee horrible"
Pros: "People are good"
Cons: "Flight delays!"
Pros: "Clean comfortable plane, timely service by crew. Good,comfortable, economy seating in the A330 plane."
Pros: "It was a really good flight minor turbulence towards the end. Flight was on time, smooth flight. NO tvs on this one."
Cons: "I wish they had more snacks like JetBlue but all was fine. TVs on every plane would be nice."
Pros: "Very informative staff"
Cons: "Was late"
Cons: "Flight was booked via Princess for a cruise. Flight from Vacoouver to LAX was through Delta partner Westjet. One schedule number and flight number for Delta, a different set of numbers for Westjet. Westjet requires you call them for seat assignment for a fee. Just not smooth!"
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "Didn’t get to pick seats"
Pros: "The boarding was smooth and quick, flight arrived early. Service onboard was very good"
Pros: "It's a direct flight."
Cons: "Everything - the plane was last updated in 1989 (you can still see where the cathode ray screens were bolted to the central overhead bins), the entertainment is laughable, several didn't work - passengers were given choice of putting up with that or getting off flight. A flight to endure, not enjoy"
Pros: "New airbus 350-390 are worst than older planes. Economic class space is even smaller now, no storage space for the last few rows"
Cons: "Last 3-5 central rows in economy class have no space for carryons. On top of that, at arrival we realized they have lost our bagage, all 6, so we’re left with carryons. This may be our very last trip with Lufthansa."
Pros: "The seat was fine for economy"
Cons: "You should offer free wifi! Air Canada should lead the way and be above the rest!"
Cons: "There was no coffee or tea available on the flight"
Pros: "Great staff!"
Pros: "short pleasant experience"
Cons: "baggage check is always complicated .they make a big deal over small items"
Pros: "on time"
Pros: "The plane was confortable and the drive also"
Cons: "The waiting time at the Toronto airport was exagerated"
Pros: "On time and pleasant staff"
Cons: "Flight was delayed and then without notice back on schedule and the we boarded and sat on the tarmac for an hour. Why board us if we can’t leave?"
Pros: "Breakfast was excellent"
Cons: "TV screen were too dark"
Pros: "Take off take off and landings were on time or early."
Cons: "I could not find the AC outlet that was supposed to be there. I only noticed under the seat When deplaning."
Pros: "Great service from flight attendants. Flight was smooth once airborne"
Cons: "Delayed Flight Seats seemed very small for an Air Canada Plane"
Pros: "Once boarded, the crew was pleasant and very helpful. It was a smooth flight."
Cons: "Air Canada check-in at YOW was overwhelmed. There were not enough agents to handle the amount of passengers or flights they had going out. I waited 50 minutes in a check-in line and almost missed my flight. Passengers in front and behind me had the same experience. Air Canada really needs to examine their operations at YOW and manage the situation better."
Pros: "The usual smooth short flight"
Cons: "Boarding could be better organized - staff should make sur only the people in the zones called are in line. Not everyone from all zones. The zones 3-5 line isn't helpful. They should change it to "boarding" and indicate only thsoe called to board should be there. Otherwise, they need separate lines for EACH Zone."
Cons: "For some reason we were forced to check our luggage (standard curry-ons) however it would completely fit to ovehead bins. Also waiting area were completely cut-off from Duty-Free shops - as soon as you passed security - no access to shopping area."
Pros: "Long slow lines. Insufficient signage for US Global Entry. Too few and slow US Customs. Largest plane ever flown to Florida from Northeast."
Cons: "Late departure"
Pros: "A few turbulents just before landing but great flight crew."
Pros: "Flight was smooth and pilot was knowledgeable"
Cons: "My tv screen didn't have sound !"
Pros: "Normal flight, short, nothing special about it to mention."
Pros: "Rouge flights are not comfortable no room for your legs and on a four and half flight very uncomfortable. Soft drinks are free but not even a bag of nuts."
Cons: "Not so bad..."
Pros: "We were upgraded to business class and received wonderful service by all crew members."
Cons: "My seat partner had a dog with her. I like dogs but it was more of a irritant and distraction, didn't seem that nice for the dog either. What happened to the pretzel/nut snacks?"
Cons: "Air Canada staff appear to wear their job dissatisfaction on their sleeves. They don't smile enough and often when they do its to each other like there's an inside joke we don't know about."
Pros: "Good boarding routine, I liked that you told people to wait their turn to board. Good entertainment options. We made it safe and sound."
Cons: "Was seated next to a crying/screaming baby for the duration of the flight (5.5 hours). Also was never offered any snacks (cookies or crackers). Landing was rougher then expected."
Pros: "My connecting flight to Yoronto was very late and I missed this flight. air Canada was awful. My last trip with this airline."
Pros: "- plane had more legroom than the usual - plane left and landed on time, an always welcome outcome for an AC flight - in flight movie selection was good"
Cons: "- plane was overbooked, and boarding took a while - staff only offered drink refreshments (ex. coke, coffee, etc) once, rather than the usual twice. The other time they just came by with water, which the flight attendant accidentally over-poured and spilled some on the middle passenger between me and the attendant. Good thing it was only water... - more turbulence than usual, but out of the control of the pilot"
Cons: "Audio jack for entertainment weren't working."
Cons: "Flight was delayed forced us to stay in Ottawa an extra night. Only compensation we received was a $10 meal voucher!!"
Cons: "Crew were very rude"
Pros: "Airlines keep the cabin too cold. On the domestic of the travel leg blankets were for additional pay which is crazy - I understand about meals, but blankets are required only because the conditions offered by the airline are uncomfortable. One luggage was lost, but that is now almost part of travel."
Pros: "Good on flight entertainment. On this flight we had a good crew and good staff. However it has been mixed in the past with air canada"
Cons: "No food or snack. Only drinks or food for purchase."
Pros: "Staff was courteous and friendly. Check-in was quick and painless, despite the mobile boarding pass not working properly."
Cons: "Did not ear food or use the in-flight entertainment. Seats are TINY! As a person with very broad shoulders, I found myself literally wedged into a corner as to not bump the person next to me. These planes should not be 3 seater when they are designed for two."
Cons: "Received my luggage after one day"
Cons: "There was NO complementary food for a 5 hour flight. I didn't have a credit card to purchase anything"
Cons: "Squeezed in like sardines. Nickled and dimed at every turn."
Pros: "They our sits for a better one because of my 6 year old son."
Cons: "Very slow service"
Pros: "Movies!! Newer plane too."
Pros: "Staff mice"
Cons: "Delayed , causing delays and missed apt at destination"
Cons: "It was a short flight so everything was ok"
Pros: "Crew was courteous and efficient."
Cons: "No variety in menu for a long time (business class)"
Pros: "Had extra legroom but paid for it"
Pros: "The fact that I was rebooked immediately to my new flight AC-DC 705 at 8:50 am by two wonderful ladies at La guardia airport who comforted then boarded me unto a flight due to the fact that I missed my original flight. This occured due to the Airport being Unorganized! As I had checked in well before 3 hours and was on time for my original flight at 8:30 am."
Cons: "I was rebooked so my new flight AC 705 was directed straight to Toronto. Only thing I disliked was that gentleman who was left at the gate for my original flight at 8:30am. He was rude!!!!"
Cons: "No wifi otherwise was great"
Pros: "see SH to GZ prior flight. The same."
Cons: "Same problems. Get KFC or McDonalds to cater. No one enjoys the airline's food which I suspect is prepared on a very small budget. Even a sandwich with a pre-packaged drink would elevate the foodservice."
Cons: "Better food choices for Business Class passengers"
Pros: "Great flighy"
Cons: "My luggage was left behind in China. It's been 3 days and I'm sti waiting"
Pros: "Aircraft , oraganized, accomdating and the service was just unexpected."
Cons: "Better choice of movies on a 13 hrs flight considering passenger were 90% south Asian background."
Cons: "Wine ran out at the first meal - they only had 5 red and 5 white for the whole plane for a 13 hour flight. No hard alcohol at all so I couldn’t have my G&T to help with sleep. The food was definitely not anything special - the chicken and potatoes was potatoes with sauce and one nibble of chicken."
Pros: "Crew very friendly."
Cons: "There was no place for me to enter in dietary restrictions to get a special meal, so they were not prepared for a meal I could eat."
Pros: "seats are comfy fast boarding on time"
Cons: "not enough food"
Cons: "Darkening of the windows so early. Beautiful views were missed."
Pros: "window control"
Cons: "I travel to see the places I go, not to watch movies instead. I found the auto-darkening of the window infuriating as I couldnt look out to watch the world I travel to see. Pretty much makes flying a waste of time if you are forced to look at movies you dont really want to watch because the real reason you bought the ticket is denied you without warning it will happen prior to investing in the ticket for the route. Button at seat worked for a while to sneak a peak at the real world but then the system seemed to take over and tell me to conform with the demand I not look."
Cons: "my middle name was incorrect and neither the airline nor the booking company Justfly could correct my name. They couldnt help me to ensure i could still make it to Kathmandu. Only option I had was cancel."
Pros: "Excellent pilot. Good skills. Steady take-off and landing."
Cons: "Food on board wasn’t nice at all. The quality of food should be improved and China Southern should take it seriously."
Pros: "Flight went quicker than expected."
Cons: "China southern management completely botched the handling of this flight. Mechanical issue turned into a 6+ hour delay. Passengers given no updates. Held on plane for 4 of those hours without updates. Toilets were not flushing and reeked the interior cabin. Passengers wanted to leave and get hotel accommodations but were not given such options and were trapped on plane. Passengers began confronting and arguing with flight stewards. Still no updates from captain during whole ordeal. People were very agitated and trust was lost as flight attendants seemingly forced passengers back into their seats abruptly. Some left plane due to feeling unsafe to fly."
Pros: "Everyone is very helpful in terms of where you go. They are just so happy to help you."
Cons: "The leg room really need to be increased. Its a 12 hour flight and i am 6feet person and i cant stress my legs. That sucks. But everything else are good."
Pros: "Everything on time amd friendly helpful staff. The food was not bad and the sandwiches and drinks in between were good and plentiful. As well there was alot of entertainment options. My bag didn't make it on my flight, but this was due to a tight connection and it arrived on the next flight."
Cons: "Immigration at Guangzhou airport was too time consuming for a 24 hour layover. The airline was convienent and cheap- but if it loses the convienence by delaying passangers with cumbersome visa procedures, I at least will transit through another country and not use China Southern."
Pros: "Pleasant staff. Comfortable bed and blanket"
Cons: "Very dated movie selection. Limited alcohol."
Pros: "Business class & price"
Cons: "Service for food. Our whole section was not served dessert."
Pros: "check in was friendly, and efficient, crew was friendly."
Cons: "food was edible- but that was about it. I don't eat pork so not so good for the other option. entertainment was blah..."
Pros: "Plane is nice. Food is relatively good. Service isn't bad."
Cons: "The bus took so far us to get security check. The whole layover time wasted in that. No time to rest after 13.30 hour flight from Vancouver."
Pros: "One of the better airlines in China. Amazing staff, Bilingual."
Cons: "No entertainment. Inefficient boarding. Tightly packed seats. Barebones aircraft. Late getting up in the air. Hot temperature on the ground."
Pros: "My flight attendant was superb. Friendly, attentive and caring. I think her name was van ling."
Pros: "Graeat for the business class price"
Pros: "Everything was mediocre at best"
Cons: "China southern line and its base Guangzhou airport is notorious for delays. I had 18 and 23 hour delay so for each of my legs of my return flight. Of course connection flights were missed and the multi-step reassignment was time and labor intensive."
Pros: "Solid meal, regular beverage service"
Cons: "No use of cell phones, even in airplane mode. Then, they don't allow entertainment units of exit rows to be out."
Pros: "It was emty"
Cons: "No commoditys, choice of films"
Cons: "No travel kit available for passengers"
Cons: "They lost my baggage and changed boarding times without notifying me."
Cons: "Worst experience with the airline, but personal interactions were decent. The airline changed their flight times and subsequently changed our seating arrangements. They were impossible to get ahold of, and it took an international call to be told we would be charged more to change our seats back. Once we were at the gate, it was easier to speak directly with the agent."
Cons: "Crew was welcoming, but the seats are terribly cramped. The delay also pushed an already long flight into torture."
Pros: "Southern Airlines, from check-in to Luggage Pick-up were very courteous and attentive. The air-fare was very affordable, and the food service was good. All the way around, I was impressed."
Pros: "Complementary free acamodation"
Cons: "Really unconfortable"
Pros: "Crew was very nice. Super helpful to have a hotel for layover - thank you!"
Cons: "Seats were hard with little room."
Pros: "Super great customer service, friendly and accommodating."
Cons: "Hard seats...could be made more comfortable"
Cons: "Flight was 40 minutes late... and the seats are very hard!"
Pros: "The international flight from New York to Guangzhou need more leg room even the upgraded economy was tight with stiff non moving arm rest for a couple wo seat together"
Pros: "The staff was very nice and the flight was on time. The seats were comfortable. Not cramped"
Cons: "The food was barely edible."
Cons: "6 hours delay without any explanations and compensation, the transfer experience was so bad. Worst airline ever."
Pros: "Loved how the flight crew was attentive to my needs. We were getting fed every 3 hours like clockwork. Even when I was denied a request for aspirin a crew member made sure to request my feedback before landing."
Cons: "Was denied access to aspirin because I was not a business class customer. Was livid and miserable.This shouldn't have been an issue in the first place since aspirin should be part of a first aid kit. Made sure to indicate to staff."
Pros: "I had to cancel my trip, but kayak website does not provide an option to cancel or change the itenarary. I had to forfeit the ticket."
Pros: "Business class was confortable but plane showed signs of age"
Cons: "Would recommend a western menu option"
Pros: "Quick and efficient check-in. Very helpful personnel - I went away to pay my excess baggage and returned to a long line - but, the check-in clerk beckoned me to the front and handed me my boarding pass! Nice!!"
Cons: "Massive lines for security gates......if my flight had not been delayed, I would have missed my flight. I was in the security line for over 90 minutes!"
Cons: "poor service.i had a fever and they did not provide me with a simple medication like asprin"
Pros: "Economy seats were roomy with sufficient movies, music and games to satisfy even long flights. Requested kosher meals, which were provide for all but one meal. The exception was satisfied by a tasty vegetarian meal. CSA has the widest selection of vegetarian / vegan choices of any airline that I have seen. All areas were clean, neat and cared for. Flight attendants were attentive and effective. An Engkish language newspaper was available."
Cons: "n / a"
Pros: "Courtesy from flight attendant"
Cons: "Food. Could have been better."
Pros: "Overall price."
Pros: "Crew appearance"
Cons: "I was hungry all the time , not enough food"
Pros: "My father in law passed away had to fly home."
Cons: "Tryed to cancel reservation put on hold for 25 minutes hung up!"
Pros: "Warm washclothes & blankets were great!"
Cons: "Did not pass out enough water (apprx 2-3 cups) to stay hydrated for a 14 hr flight."
Cons: "Shouldn’t have babies or small kids in the business class"
Pros: "There was a good amount of leg room for an economy seat"
Cons: "I wish it had more movie options"
Pros: "The crew was nice"
Cons: "My tv monitor didn’t work and my wife’s chair wouldn’t stay reclined"
Pros: "Great airplane (787 Dreamliner), comfortable seats, lots of meals, no charge for beer & wine"
Cons: "IMO, the flight attendants should understand better english. It was clear they didn't understand much. I had to claim checked bags and recheck every flight segment. No abilty to reserve seats unless it was more than 72 hours before departing!"
Cons: "Better movies , better vegan food"
Pros: "The plane was very new. Good movies and tv shows."
Cons: "The pineapple went bad...and it was just served. Also a tiny pastry, it had a flavor that the nuts had been sitting for a while."
Pros: "Crew was friendly"
Cons: "To many transfers"
Pros: "yes crew were amazing"
Cons: "ticketing was terrible, id number is totally different from our passport.causing lots of ordeal in check in and security check"
Pros: "Upgraded to business class for free and service was amazing."
Cons: "Flight got delayed in Xiamen, miss the connecting flight to chongqing."
Pros: "The Chinese people were wonderful! But I was required to pass thru security checks 3 times arriving. 3 times transiting and 3 times leaving. At customs, transit and departure. No common sense to their process only"letter of the law". For example I was taking beef jerky to my friends in Thailand but the Chinese security has a meat sniffing dog and they confiscated it as well as the girl in front of me More than $100 worth of jerky. They should have given it back at departure gate. I had to buy more in their duty free shop. Also they cancelled my flight without advising me but did get me on Thai airways later that day. Too much hassle to Transit China"
Pros: "I liked playing tetris and pacman with a controller that was like that of a console. My flight had a lot of empty seats, and I noticed they staggered the seating so that there was nobody in front of me or behind me. Flight crew was genuinely nice and helpful even though we didn't speak the same language. The little cup holder was actually pretty cool. There even seemed to be ample leg room compared to other Chinese international flights I've been on. I've flown previously with china southern and China eastern, so that is my basis for comparison."
Cons: "They didn't give me boarding passes for both flights (had a long layover in china). Other airlines printed both at the start of trip. This added quite a bit of confusion for me, seemingly unnecessarily. Also, I'm a bit disappointed in their free hotel room deal for long layovers. When I had a long layover previously with either china southern or china easter (can't remember which one), I got my own free hotel room, a free meal, and a free ride to and from the hotel. That was a real perk for my 12 hour layover. The deal with xiaman is you get a free hotel room, but you have to share it with a stranger of the same gender, and you have to pay for taxi to and from the hotel. Although you do supposedly get a free meal, I chose not to take them up on the hotel offer. Instead I took them up on their transfers lounge. This is a dark, quiet room full of dingy, dirty padded chairs and people sprawled out and snoring. I would have stayed more than 15 minutes if there were more phone charging plugs, but instead I went and ate mcdonalds and found a plug in at the kfc. Aside from all that, I would suggest getting some better Hollywood movies to choose from, as xiamen's competition has them beat there as well, in my opinion."
Cons: "The flights got delayed. One of the flights got delayed without a notice in advance."
Cons: "Why is my passport number wrong?"
Pros: "Empty seats"
Cons: "Everything else. Staff was rude and did not speak English, food was terrible, and the airport was very confusing. We had a 4 hour layover at Xiamen airport and instead of going straight to our gate, they made us go through immigration, then transfer services, then back through immigration. We landed at 5am, the transfer services open at 6, then check in opens at 6:50, but we weren’t allowed to check in until 8am because our flight was at 10am. We basically stood in line without anyone giving clear instructions and waited at different line ups for 1 hour each. Horrible airplane, horrible airport. Never transferring here again."
Pros: "Plane was new and clean. Flight crew was very friendly. Liked the mood lighting during the flight. Good selection of films to watch during the long flight."
Cons: "The food was okay but they ran out of selection a couple of times so I had no choice what to eat. But that’s it nothing else I didn’t like. Really good airline."
Pros: "Very good service. I have a bad knee and they did a good job of helping. Long layover is ok, they offer free hotel. Side benefit you can be a tourist for a short time."
Cons: "Lounge could be improved. Does not compare to other Airlines Lounges."
Pros: "1. Friendly crew and attention 2. Affordable direct flight from LAX to XMN 3. Good timing"
Cons: "1. Seat cushion is too thin, resulting in painful butt after 12-14 hrs flight 2. The in-seat screen doesn't tilt, thus when front passenger reclined seat, the screen is right in front of your face (less than 5-inches). You need to crank your neck down to watch any programming which results in neck pain 3. Entertainment and food have much room to improve"
Pros: "Price and flight were great. Communicating was small problem. 5 am arrival nothing open so couldn't change money for food, taxi etc. Finally found an ATM that worked. People used their cell phones to try and communicate."
Cons: "Some obstacles with early morning arrival and communications"
Pros: "Nice wide seats, well run flight. Lots of food served, though very mixed quality. The unfortunate experiences described in the negatives of this review, do not repeat on the return flight."
Cons: "In the fine print is the fact that the flight includes a stop in Shenzen. On the outbound flight this was a nightmare experience with Chinese immigration. Exhausted from a 14 hour flight, passengers had their passports taken away; were put through a bizarre 45 minute finger printing process using machines that did not work; and then left to wait for an hour or more with no information. The continuation flight was in another part of the airport - a very long walk; and it turned out not to be at the departing gate that was displayed on the monitors. We arrived at the indicated (wrong) gate with no guidance. Very nearly missed the continuation flight. Once in Xiamen, our arrival was late enough that the second floor of the airport was closed. There were no ATMs on the first floor; no way to get the Chinese cash needed to take a taxi to the airport. Fortunately a kind citizen agreed to exchange some cash, using mental calculations and sign language about the exchange rate."
Pros: "I like the price but best of all the service and the attention given to us by all staff members."
Cons: "Everything was great!"
Pros: "food is great"
Cons: "check in time is too long (about 1 hour)"
Pros: "Crew from lax to xiamen were good they took care of my meal from xiamen to bkk . They offered me their food which was pretty generous of them"
Cons: "I called 24 hrs prior to my flight to ask for Vegetarian meal but that was not available... There was so much problem with food . And the toilets were very very dirty :("
Pros: "Seat were comfortable , staff friendly"
Cons: "The long layover"
Pros: "Crew are nice and friendly."
Cons: "Not a nice experience for a 5 hour flight. I don't understand the comments people are posting regarding the entertainment, it was just one poor Chinese movie, no choice at all. Food was poor. Seats were old and not at all spacious. Thankfully i had an empty seat next to me. This was just like a regular China domestic flight."
Pros: "Good was pretty good, with snack sandwich between meals. Drinks were offered often."
Cons: "The flight was delayed by 40 minutes."
Cons: "The front dest and customes have horrible attitude! They will ingore you."
Pros: "All announcements in Chinese and English. They keep feeding you."
Cons: "Lots of checkpoints but hey. Why complain about them trying to keep us safe."
Pros: "I was forced to buy a new ticket home, which made me discover how wonderful Japan Airlines is..."
Cons: "How are these people still in business? The only people answering customer service hotlines were from the main HQ who only spoke Chinese and would immediately transfer callers to a line for “forgeiners” which would just ring awhile and then disconnect. Same thing happened for at least 10 different people stranded by cancelled flights, even had people trying to call for me from the US. A travel agency was able to switch my friends flights, only to be blocked at his gate by an uninformed Xiamen agent saying he needed a visa for his layover in China, ultimately forcing him to buy a whole new ticket. Xiamen never answered, reimbursed, or recitified any of this. On the flight there, flight attendants had attitudes and SMOKED IN AIRPLANE, it STANK like an ashtray!!! And the food was the worst I ever encountered."
Pros: "Nice and friendly. Chinese is always spoken first then followed by English. Pillow and blanket provided."
Cons: "Window seat on a 14 hour flight has its pros and cons. Little more room vs having to wake people up to get up and walk or go to bathroom."
Pros: "The food was good and staff was friendly"
Pros: "no regards for customers"
Cons: "no regards for customers"
Pros: "I really liked the space in Business and the priority boardings in Asia. Worth every penny. Food was great. A lil slow on serving alcohol though. Very relaxing trip."
Cons: "Not much. Liked I mentioned, slow on serving the alcohol. You have to push to get a drink."
Pros: "Crew was super friendly, professional and excellent!"
Cons: "The 10 hour layover :("
Cons: "The flight was delayed due to air traffic control. Subsequently I missed my connecting flight -- Xiamen to Manila that evening and had to spend another night in China. Next flight out of Xiamen was 6pm, Nov 2. Xiamen ground staff was very helpful in booking me the option to fly China Southern to Guangzhou the night of Nov 1, stay for free in a hotel, and then take the 0835 morning China Southern flight from Guangzhou to Manila. It was difficult to identify the right people to speak with and get clear assistance and direction in both Xiamen and Guangzhou."
Cons: "I missed the connecting flight and was rerouted on a Nov 2, 8:35am China Southern flight from Guangzhou to Manila"
Pros: "Gave me a free hotel when I was transferring in Fuzhou. All I had to pay was the taxi fare of 20kuai. The staff are extremely nice and the food from JFK to FOC was excellent. 2 full meals and a sandwich left me pretty full."
Cons: "It is difficult to get in touch with the English Customer service."
Pros: "Crew was excellent"
Pros: "Crew was friendly."
Cons: "couldn't book through from Shenzhen yp Guilin. Had to check-in again at Fuzhou and go through security again."
Pros: "787 Dreamliner's hardscape was new and clean. IFE was decent but had some anomalies (can't take off of pause unless you shut off screen, select same movie and resume). Food was fairly decent and plentiful. Think a cheap chinese diner & you've got it."
Cons: "Crew was efficient but can't speak Englsh worth a nickel! While I have a limited ability in Mandarin (think 5yo vocab), the announcements in Engrish was almost as bad as some of the translations in many Chinese products. I pity the people who can't understand ANY Chinese: they could not possibly get most of the announcements. They should really get at least 1 FA that can speak and understand English. The signage in Xiamen (I was transiting from LAX to TPE) was amazingly poor and confusing. You basically stumble from 1 floor to another based on the signage. The airport was actually very large for what appears to be a medium size city."
Pros: "They redirected me to other carriers"
Cons: "Show up and the flight was delayed 4 hours. No reason given. My layover in Xiamen was only 2 hours. They kept wanting me to fly the next day. When I complained loud enough they finally yielded and found an alternative to LAX."
Pros: "Excellent, friendly service on a terrific plane. More leg room than the average (American) airline for a long flight. Had to call Customer Service. They were as helpful as they could be."
Cons: "There was no computer check-in even for people with no bags to check. Long wait on line to check-in. Probably could use more staff at airport. TSA wait that night was also very long. Not Xiamen's fault of course."
Pros: "Service in flight was great ! Meals were surprisingly tast and the seatback entertainment was well equipped for the 13 hour journey"
Cons: "Since the airline is so small, they don't schedule agents for check-in prior to a couple hours before boarding. That was a bit frustrating when we wanted to be at the gate early."
Pros: "Their price"
Cons: "Delays, delays and more delays. Then cancellations after!!!"
Pros: "The entertainment system the company provides for international flights is very nice. Movies and games keep you entertained."
Cons: "Flight was Shanghai to Fuzhou, 10 hour layover and Fuzhou to JFK. Our flight from Shanghai to Fuzhou was delayed for 3 hours for "inclement weather" - it was clear in Shanghai. Flight company communicated to progressive, who the flight was booked through, that the flight would be an hour late, so I received a text saying new departure time would be an hour later. This was false. After that hour the only messages we were getting at the airport were "flight is delayed, new departure time will be announced later". We arrived in Fuzhou 3 hours later, at 0300. The bus ride to the hotel provided by the airline is one hour each way, and our connecting flight was 0900, so it was a waste of time to try to get to the hotel. This means we just stayed in the airport all night and boarded our next 15 hour flight with no sleep, no shower and nothing to eat. Customer service for flight would announce turbulence every 3 minutes, even after plane was having turbulence for 10-15 minutes. This freezes entertainment. Etc etc. many other small disorganized things as well."
Cons: "As everyone was lining up at the gate to board, a guy came out yelling at everyone is Chinese. I have no idea what he said but it didn't sound good. We sat on the plane for 1.5 hr waiting to depart. An announcement was finally made that there was some kind of issue with air traffic, we ended up almost 2 hrs delayed. The volume on the media device in front of me was not working. The seats were terribly uncomfortable, my butt was hurting after the first hour."
Pros: "Comfortable and friendly"
Cons: "No problems"
Pros: "Boarding was pretty quick."
Cons: "Seats were quite uncomfortable. Not much leg room."
Pros: "Amazing crew and staff"
Cons: "More food selection"
Cons: "The flight was delayed 2 hours and no one was a telling us what was going on"
Pros: "The Air China crew was exceptional. They made sure wheelchair service was available all of the time without a hitch. They were very compassionate"
Cons: "The coach seating is very tight. I wish there was more leg room."
Pros: "Food was good! Crew spoke great English."
Cons: "6 hour plane ride with no TVs/entertainment options were unclear, and no meal from PEK-HKT. Outdated entertainment system on 11hr flight from YVR-PEK. Beijing airport was an absolute maze, we got sent in 8 different directions from the moment we got off our plane!"
Pros: "crew promptly answers call. very courteous. although we left PEK 40 mins later, we arrived in LAX on time. lots of legroom on this flight back to LAX for a 5 foot frame. a big plus"
Cons: "bathroom would have been cleaner and hoping to put some air freshener in the bathroom."
Cons: "Depart on time, missed my connecting flight"
Pros: "Everything smooth and comfortable"
Cons: "The in flight entertainment system was very limited and of no interest"
Pros: "Price and journey time"
Cons: "1. Halt at Beijing (4.5hrs) was a bit too long 2. Boarding needs to be based on seat#/section#. Can't be single line for all passengers which creates chaos (people stand in 1 queue for almost an hour to board) 3. Meal option reserved/requested (hindu veg or indian veg) was not correctly honored."
Pros: "Refunded or compensated"
Pros: "Food was alright, staff was attentive"
Cons: "Not easy to sleep as there were no blindfolds available."
Pros: "No food choice"
Cons: "Online check in No food choice"
Cons: "Crew's English needs improvement."
Pros: "Good to have a footrest. Toilets in good condition."
Cons: "Low entertainment options Low quality of food. Same sauce used for both the meals. Didn't smell that great."
Cons: "No guarantee for flight due to inclimiment weather"
Pros: "Flights ran on time. Fares were very low."
Cons: "Service was minimal. No way to get help at the gate. Minimal service on board. Beverage service twice on a 13 hour flight. No snacks. Terrible food. Limited choices on entertainment system."
Cons: "I didn’t like the fact how our flight was late ( air China flight 818) it took off a hour late which made us almost miss our flight from Beijing . Our luggage was lost .. there’s no way our luggage could’ve got lost if it took the airlines a hour additionally to depart ."
Cons: "The plane was delayed over one hour for take off in Shanghai"
Pros: "Bargain price for a RT flight to Bangkok, good movies at a personal video device at the seat. Two ok meals on 14 hour flight to Beijing."
Cons: "Only one choice for red wine and it was pretty bad."
Pros: "Good entertainment system on plane"
Cons: "Lost my bags in transfer. Told me it was due to short transfer time, but I was in transfer over 4 hours. Others taking same route got bags. Despite the fact that there must be at least 5 flights a day between Beijing and Shanghai, they told me it would take about 48 hours to get my bag. By this point I will be gone from Shanghai....baggage service thought it was funny and told me not to transfer in Beijing next time."
Pros: "Crews were polite and helpful"
Cons: "Food was edible but horrible! It makes me doubt this country’s 5000-year history of cuisines."
Cons: "First , all 4 luggages were disappeared in the airport. When we got it is 7 hrs later . Second, 3 out of 4 luggages were broke. Try to call airline, no one answer and help ... very disappointed .. never has those problems with other airlines. Third, delay the airlines without airline people help.. delay almost 10 hrs to flight back to HK .. never buy this airline ticket.. very bad service.."
Cons: "Food was awful Confusing why we weren’t allowed our phones on airplane mode."
Pros: "The crew were nice"
Cons: "Again the food was terrible. And this was an international flight and there wasn’t even a tv for watching movies! So all you could do was sit crammed in your seat for hours!!"
Pros: "Better customer service"
Cons: "Air China staff need to better understand and learn how to talk to people."
Pros: "Boarding was efficient"
Cons: "A lot not to like. In consistency following their own rules - i.e. asking some passengers to move from crew seats but allowing others to sit there, phones are not allowed to be used on flight mode but iPads etc are (even though both are capable of emitting radio waves). Food is very bad, even for someone familiar with asian food. Most of the staff cannot speak English properly. Constant announcements throughout the flight, even for minor things for example announcing the sale of duty free items"
Pros: "We were given a bulk head seat and an exit row, but this was due to us not being able to check-in early because the website was erroring out."
Cons: "While the exit row provided extra room, it was right in the middle and the bulk head was extremely stuffy. My feet ended up swelling. Only perhaps got 3 hours of sleep."
Cons: "Chinese passengers needs more training in travel etiquette and listening to crew members. As a fellow chinese myself, it is really sad to witness the uncouth behavior of chinese travelers."
Pros: "Great movies. Flight crew was very nice."
Pros: "Crew, hostesses, attitude, arriving earlier"
Pros: "safe flight, nice attendants"
Cons: "would like more room and better movies and better food for such a long flight"
Cons: "China air closed the door on their own connecting flight left allot of us stranded. My next flight was on Philippine airlines"
Cons: "We couldn't use out phones, all I wanted to do is listen to music I already have save to my phone. The food was horrible."
Cons: "The flight delayed almost five hours.during the time, no broadcast no food no drink. Air china is so bad."
Pros: "The food was fine."
Cons: "The flight was two hours delayed, so I almost missed my next one--which was international."
Pros: "The flight attendants were polite and attentive. Most spoke English or made some effort try. Flights were on time staff was super helpful. Meals were great!"
Cons: "Seats were a little cramped of your a taller person like me (6'2"). Very few English options for on flight entertainment."
Pros: "Food was okay"
Cons: "Seats are uncomfortable, the entertainment screen is very laggy and unresponsive. The options were VERY poor and very few."
Cons: "my stuff in the checked luggage was missing, obviously somebody took it from my luggage, also, my luggage bag was broken due to the rudeness of staff. very very disappointed."
Pros: "Entertainment Comfort Amenities"
Cons: "Have English speaking ground staff in China"
Pros: "Everything seems to go smoothly, the flight was good and we landed on time."
Cons: "Seats were uncomfortable"
Cons: "So much carry on baggage no space for my bags."
Pros: "Ppl r ok to work on plants,"
Cons: "Almost everything is sucks, I will never forget these horrible experiences in my life."
Pros: "I enjoyed my journey from L.A. to Beijing. I haven't traveled in a while but it was fun. Thank you Air China for getting up and back safely."
Cons: "See the above comment regarding the music and television selections."
Pros: "Personal TV screens on each seat with on demand movies and tv shows."
Cons: "Food was average although they did give a lot of beverages."
Pros: "This time Air China were pretty on time for both all the trips I took, in contrast to its constant delay in the past."
Cons: "The food was not appealing. The service of the crew is ok but not too enthusiastic or friendly"
Pros: "Hard to remember anything I liked"
Cons: "Delayed 7 total hours. Zero communication. People missed connecting flights with no help from service desk. Stuck on runway with no communication from the pilot. Stuck deboarding with. I communication why doors could not be opened or how long it would take."
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