Luggage handling was disgraceful and lots of luggage was left behind after being delayed for more than an hour.
Boarding and online chkin was very good, food was not to the expectations.
Pros: "Seats ok. Crew is super. Drinks offered"
Cons: "Nothing, AF rocks"
Pros: "Crew are the best!"
Cons: "Boarding was a disaster as my companion was selected for random search which held us up as there was no urgency to process us. Then there was no sign for where we should go since upper deck on 747 so we went in "economy" line as indicated on ticket and then was sent to correct line when we got to the front, wasting more time. The seatrs were the most uncomfortable I have ever beeon on for a long flight. I also paid extra to be in the exit row, to have people constantly congregating in front of us.The food was also mediocre."
Cons: "Flight was delayed for 4+ hours"
Pros: "The seats were spacious and the crew was wonderful. The crew actually made the long flight more tolerable. Will seek out Delta/Air France for further international flights."
Pros: "Crew memebers"
Pros: "Not much, seats are super uncomfortable"
Cons: "Better code sharing with KLM"
Cons: "the tray was broken and the water felt all over. the flight was 1 hr delayed. All of us stood the 1 hr waiting to know what's next. We could sit."
Pros: "It was very comfortable and pleasant."
Cons: "Could be a little better the service, the dinner was late"
Cons: "We had a short delay"
Pros: "The entertainment options were great."
Cons: "Seats are so cramped. I'm 5'3" and could use either arm rest because both people on either side spilled into my seat."
Pros: "The food selection and drinks, given our coach class, were excellent. Nice attention to the passengers."
Pros: "On time, no hassle."
Cons: "Excelente aerolínea"
Cons: "Not to be late ,and not to loose my luggege"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and always came around with water."
Cons: "The “vegetarian” option was tuna which isn’t vegetarian and there was no vegetarian snack. With the hundreds of dietary and religious food restrictions you would think having a vegetarian option would be much more attainable.. They also didn’t make an announcement about our flight being late."
Pros: "Nice staff. Flight on time."
Cons: "Bus to plane. Long walk to terminal upon arrival. Long Liong customs line?!!??"
Pros: "Great seat. Comfortable. Quick boarding."
Cons: "Asked flight attendant to wake me for breakfast....forgot. Long wait for bathroom,"
Cons: "Two hour delay meant we missed our connection. Then given a very late flight and had to haggle for ages to get earlier flight and told we should pay extra for it!"
Cons: "My entertainment device did not work the entire flight."
Cons: "Departure delayed, reschedules and then cancelled without any direct notification to us with 2 first class tickets !! If we didn’t have Kayak we would be sitting in the airport !,,"
Pros: "Over all pretty good for price."
Cons: "Not much legroom."
Pros: "Very nice stews. Food was A plus compared to US airlines AND included. Great list of movies etc."
Cons: "The food was the worst airline food I have ever been served. I could not eat it. This is very disappointing for an airline like AirFrance which usually serves very good meals."
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and professional. The food very good"
Cons: "First the plane was delayed because of a technical issue that I think they should check before The plane was crowded and old."
Cons: "at no point when buying my ticket did the site say zero bags were included. In fact, when purchasing it said that information about baggage was not available.Shocked to have to pay 50 dollars for one bag. I am member of Flying Blue. One bag has always been included in the price of a ticket flying transatlantic."
Pros: "Yelling, cheering and literally rolling in the aisle made for a really annoying flight"
Cons: "Infusions bad behavior. Also, flight number was changed and AF. Was understaffed to handle questions on squirrelly luggage check."
Cons: "Flight cancelled because of weather"
Pros: "Staff was nice"
Cons: "MD planes are old and not very comfortable."
Pros: "Although we departed late from Paris, it arrived on time to Mexico City. Most of the stewardess very professional and kind."
Cons: "Although we traveled in Business, all business cabins were full of children, tired crying, walking around. My suggestion to AIR France would be that the small cabin of business were assigned to adults only. Regarding food, some options were not available when our turn came."
Cons: "The airlines didn’t even notify the passengers with the connecting flight. As the arrival was little late, all the passengers have missed their connection flights in Toronto and there was no notification or communication made on the new flight. When I went to the Air France counter in the airport, the staff has gone for the day and trying to get a hold of telephone rep took 2-3 hours and I by the time I found about my new connection, I was already late. Somehow I managed to get to the Terminal 1 and when I spoke to the lady (indian) at the Check-In counter, she has refused me to Check-In because i slipped the line up. The people in the lineup didn’t have any objection and they let me go first for Check-In as I’m already late to my flight. I wante to say something to her, but I’ve controlled my frustration. Luckily the other person in the Check-In counter offered to help me Check-In. Here is my word to the Indian lady staff “F**k You B***h” - learn some people skills."
Pros: "Crew was nice and responsive"
Cons: "The overall experience is regular at best"
Pros: "Got pillow, blanket, headphone and eye cover"
Cons: "Older plane Very small tv screen Didn't get the bread roll with my dinner. Asked for it but she didn't bring it to me. No usb plug to charge"
Cons: "There are always delays. Today it was that internet was down."
Pros: "All of the crew were friendly and the flight was on time."
Cons: "No problems"
Pros: "The crew nice people, boarding was fast and pleasant, the flight was pretty good"
Cons: "I think I caught a stomach bug on one of the 3 legs of this route. More likely on last 2, i.e. Mumbai to RDU, as I fell sick almost 10-12 hrs after my last flight meal."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Plane late departing allegedly because of cleaning the plane, but why was the cleaning done that late? Also, ground crew remarkably uninformed about what was going on in the plane. Poor communication between plane and ground crew. No explanation from pilot as to continuing reason for delay even after we boarded. Departure time, 1.00 pm, boarded at 1.10, actual departure time 1.45, causing me to almost miss my connection and definitely causing my bags to miss the connection."
Pros: "Nice Flight Attendants Good Food"
Cons: "Flight was delayed by 1.5 hours"
Pros: "The food was good"
Cons: "The seats were terrible, the entertainment units were poor and staff was very reluctant to give proper service."
Pros: "I am a 70 year old woman with reduced mobility. The flight attendants made sure that I was given an aisle seat and they helped me find a seat with two empty ones next to me. The crew could not have been kinder."
Cons: "There is nothing I did not like."
Pros: "Panamá airport is a disaster, unorganized and dirty"
Cons: "Panamá airport"
Pros: "I didn't feel cramped in a Window Seat. Two meals were served during the flight. It was nice to get back to being fed something other than skippy snacks on an airline flight."
Cons: "I was ignored over and over again as ice cream, drinks and snacks were offer by the crew. It would have been nice if some would ask me before falling asleep if I wanted to be roused for snacks and desserts. After being on back to back flights of more than 10 hours each it would be considerate for the crew to be aware of my length of travel and to make sure they don't assume my resting my eyes is the same as me being asleep. Even when I was awake it appeared I was being overlooked, ignored and left out of complimentary services I saw other receiving....my bad for not asking to be noticed."
Cons: "Couldn't adjust the seat and the cushion wasn't comfortable neither seat or back. The bottom back was like a board across the bottom and hurts."
Cons: "Flight was delayed by 1 hour 30 minutes. After over 24 hours of travel this was not appreciated. Also no lounge access at Toronto airport."
Pros: "The flight went smoothly from boarding to landing. The crew was helpful, kind, & courteous. I would definitely fly Air France again. Online check-in was also easy to follow and complete."
Most of the screens and remove doesn’t work. Food was served just twice and no coffee/tea in between for such long journeys. Staff were nice, food was ok for vegetarians.
shake. Word that it was a no standard BAD flight No entertainment. Personalised TV on a flight of 16 hours was not working for any of the passengers Food was spicy Toilets were not equipped and very unclean Crew was argumentative No variety of snacks . Any snack was only PEANUTS. Reading material was one magazine of India today. The boarding help on to the flight was decent and worth a mention.
Both time Media not work on my sit.
The worst experience in my life
Cons: "The headphones are not working"
Pros: "Food and crew was excellent."
Cons: "Entertainment need to be improved with touch screen equipment."
Pros: "Food was good"
Cons: "Very poor boarding process with unnecessary security checks at the gate with long lines, no priority for business class passengers, old dirty seats, had to ask for blankets and basic amenities, service was poor. Not up to standards for other airlines for business class travel"
Cons: "In-flight wifi and better entertainment."
Cons: "TV screens did not work at all. For a 15 hour flight this is the worst thing possible. How do u kill time !!!! Food could have been better. The first meal was so less in quantity. I was so hungry but they didnt have more to give."
Pros: "Seats were not comfortable."
Cons: "Switching to business class for better comfort"
Pros: "Timely take off and landing"
Cons: "Very old plane. Entertainment did not work so I sat for 16 hours on the flight with nothing to watch. Crew not responsive. Dirty. Seats uncomfortable with not enough padding"
Pros: "Friendly and hard working crew Comfortable flight but so long Pleasantly surprised since I see so many negative reviews Keep it up Air India"
Cons: "Entertainment system was not working throughout the flight"
Pros: "Found flies in it"
Cons: "Flies in food; chipped trays"
Pros: "Overall experience is good."
Cons: "Flight was delayed by 2 hours."
Cons: "Excellent booking service,"
Pros: "Very welcoming check in staff. Departure on time, efficient, pleasant and helpful crew. Comfortable seating, food reasonable and up to date entertainment. Toilets clean & fresh. Arrived on time and collected bags without any problems. Value for money. Would definitely choose Air India again. Arrived in Chennai happy and relaxed. Thank you."
Pros: "Very unhappy"
Cons: "They were very rude at time of boarding at Delhi"
Cons: "Checking in process was long and not organized."
Pros: "Service was good, food was good. Arrived on time, rather a few minutes before the schedule. I appreciate that. Suggestion: People traveling on international flights with no luggage to check in but just one carry on, should be given priority to obtain boarding pass in a special line. I had no check in luggage but I have to stand in line in DC for one hour to get just the boarding pass, but on my return flight from New Delhi staff gave me boarding pass quickly in a special line. This must be looked into why not the same in DC?. Prof. Dr. Jiwan S.Sidhu"
Cons: "Most of the TV screens were not working. Out of three in the row only one worked. Moreover the number of movies etc were very few, not much choice. Please provide more variety in this entertainment section."
Pros: "nothing to give applauds for."
Cons: "-Flight was delayed by over 3 hrs at JFK airport - aircraft was dirty - Flight attendants did not let any one use the restrooms during the period the flight was waiting to take off for the three hour duration. - no beverages were served during the wait period as a courtesy gesture."
Pros: "Inflight Service and notification about schedule changes"
Cons: "Flight delayed by ~2 hours. In-flight entertainment system broken."
Pros: "On time arrival Food was fine"
Cons: "Checkin was incredibly slow. They don’t have a simple bag drop for online checkin passengers, which wasted almost an hour of my time. Lavatories should be cleaned during flight. Tired interior. Unfriendly staff."
Pros: "Nothing as change of aircraft took two hours and no facility to passengers was provided by the management . Lot of harassment to passengers especially to seniors ."
Pros: "787 is a great airplane."
Cons: "Entertainment system at my seat was not functioning and crew could do nothing about it. Crew was not particularly friendly or respectful of my preference to sleep."
Pros: "Nothing positive to say."
Cons: "Lounge was not A lounge, but an airport bar were we could get 1soft drink. A second fanta, we had to pay for. No food, only A sandWich. No buffet. Terrible. Meals on board worthless. As non-vegetarians, we love meat or fish. And want decent food. Especially when flying business class. Everybody Got The Same vegetarian meal. A shame !! No alcholic beverages on board, not even beer. Never again with this airline. We received our luggage at last. While economy passenger Got their luggage quick."
Pros: "Crew was good. Food was nice."
Cons: "Boarding by row is a joke. It is open season thought they call for boarding back to front. Plane was decrepit looking and not properly cleaned between flights."
Cons: "Horribly uncomfortable plane. The seats are worse than economy in a US airlines plane"
Cons: "there is no respect to customers."
Cons: "bad service by crew flight is late all the time no regrets by air india"
Cons: "The service I the plane is not good,food was so bad,I asked for non veg meal bt flight attendant said they only have south India and Punjabi veg meal,staff"
Pros: "As per expectation"
Cons: "Flight got delayed after boarding because of water on runway due to rains."
Pros: "on time and direct routing. cheaper connection in India.As always, there was one broken bathroom."
Cons: "Broken parts everywhere. poor food choices. Veggie meals only. controller barely worked.headphone jack loose. poor announcements."
Cons: "Flights get delayed, I get it- you know what I don't get, staff being incredibly rude the entire time, not being prepared with the correct immigration forms so having to hold everyone on the plane until they figured out how to be an actual functioning and respectable airline. Will never fly again"
Cons: "Our AI flight from Ahmedabad to Mumbai was delayed by more than 3 hrs. Though I had access to the Business Class passenger lounge, the one at the AMD airport is less than mediocre. Finally, when we reached BOM, it took the wheelchair service nearly an hour to get me and other wheelchair dependent passengers off the plane. This nearly caused us to miss our connecting flight to Newark. We also did not get to use the lounge in BOM as a result of the delay in AMD and BOM. I was travelling in Business Class due to my severely bad health condition. My husband was travelling in economy. AI ground staff was so arrogant and inconsiderate that they would not help my husband get a seat (within economy class) close to the Business Class section so he can attend to me periodically on the 16-hour long flight to Newark. In addition to the ground and flight staff being inconsiderate, the interior of the plane and the food service (in the economy class) are less than mediocre. We had choice of other airlines, but being proud indians, my wife and I decided to give AI a chance. Next time, we will find other ways to show our love for India than patronizing AI."
Pros: "I liked the timing, operational aspect, night Pyjamas"
Cons: "Movie selection; not really a great selection for movies, even regionalmovies are more than 2-3 yr old; audio ports are not good; head phones are cheap and noise is more. Food selection is limited including starters; need to give warm nuts (cashews, Aonds, and Peanuts); the easy packs are tasteless. Food is routine style, need to add variety. I always travel in Business class, at least there some good food need be served; not sure how poor economy class food is"
Pros: "Was a good clean airplane."
Cons: "Confusing about the connection flight as no announcement was made and travellers were only able to find out on the ground. Immigration check as abysmal as ever with no PR effort by the officials"
Pros: "Courteous staff; Decent Flight experience"
Cons: "Food was very mediocre. Landing was not smooth."
Pros: "The movie selection was ok."
Cons: "Traveling to/from India The staff was horrible from check in, to boarding, to unboarding...no greeting, no smiling, no pleasantries, no warmth...nothing! The planes interior was just horrible dirty, smelled bad and the bathrooms (the entire plane I'd in need of some serious cleaning & with bleach) Food...was just disgusting! Bread & cheese sandwich should NEVER be given as an option....the airline ticket cost too much for that poor selection. Fumigation of a plane with people Onboard? If this is a must, please give notice & provide a face mask for your customers"
Pros: "I had a diff opinion about Air India after my last flight to china and used to take other airlines; But this return trip by Air India to mumbai and back; has changed my opinion and I feel It is one of the best Airline people should opt for; service very good; food tasty; and seats very comfortable"
Cons: "may be TV can be kept on for some change"
Pros: "Crew was polite and friendly."
Cons: "Entertainment system for my seat and several other people did not work. Reading light did not work. I had to read a book for a 15 hour flight using a flashlight! Restrooms were locked up mid-flight as 2 of them stopped working. Seat was hard. Aircraft was old and creaky."
Pros: "Smooth problemless"
Pros: "Waited 1 hr. to check into my flight even though only 4 people were in front of me in line. Waited another hour after boarding time to get on the plane. Two of the bathrooms were broken on the flight, leaving only two bathrooms for the entire flight, so had to wait in a half-hour queue each time I had to use the bathroom. Seats were uncomfortable and staff was inattentive and didn't seem to care."
Pros: "We landed in Delhi went to Amritsar from then on all 5/6 flights delayed no courtesy from all ground staff or appology ? Went from Amritsar to Delhi & Ahmedabad & back to Delhi all flights were delayed"