Too many late departures, but the most decent AC flight in ages
Pros: "Fast flight Had a whole row to myself Distancing was good"
Cons: "People sitting in front of me would keep putting down their mask and didn’t listen to the flight instructions when being showed the demonstration. Flight attendant wasn’t as friendly as other flight attendants I’ve had"
Pros: "There was enough leg room and boarding was done reasonably quickly."
Cons: "The flight was delayed by 15 minutes without explanation."
Cons: "The flight itself was great but it was very late in starting due to technical problems with the aircraft."
Pros: "The crew was ok, very uncomfortable seat, I had an isle seat and everyone bumped into my shoulder. I never had to pay for checked baggage in a transatlantic flight, it’s not my first time flying. I was also asked to check my carry on, to what I declined for personal reasons."
Pros: "Food, landing, departure. Wonderful aircraft"
Pros: "Considering the thousands of passengers who saw their flights cancelled because of the grounded 737 Max’s the fact that I was on hold for only 30 minutes and then got rerouted for the next day is amazing! Thank you Air Canada."
Cons: "Unreliable flight, always late, not staff at the check in terminal"
Pros: "Food was hot. Pleasant service"
Cons: "This was a large plane and therefore it took quite a bit of time for people to store their belongings."
Pros: "Nice plane, great staff"
Cons: "Slow to board and slow in Vancouver to get the jetway Connie red."
Pros: "The tvs were nice."
Cons: "The people in front of us reclined their seats and there was no leg room. The flight was severely delayed by an hour and a half making us miss our connection."
Pros: "They got us late to Toronto with my little child and I decided to spend the night in TO. My child has fallen asleep and there ha No way we could make the connection no matter how much I rushed."
Cons: "Small aircraft last min bags check in etc. delayed flights Ground staff in Atlanta is good but in Toronto: very rude"
Pros: "Crew and flight were great"
Cons: "Not great food, but that's ok."
Cons: "5 h delay in MDT and 10 h delay in Toronto. Absolutely terrible"
Cons: "No room. Cramped, impossible to sleep on an overseas flight"
Cons: "The entertainment system was down for 45 minutes on the flight from toronto to vancouver, and the air crew didn't seem to be bothered by it until many people complained / asked to move."
Pros: "The duration of the flight"
Cons: "The staff was rude and inattentive, horrible experience."
Pros: "You fly a beautiful plane, the Boeing 787. Excellent entertainment, more comfortable seats, and just about everything on this plain was upgraded. It is a case study of how to do things right. The most impactful for me was air humidity. It was refreshing to fly and not feel like I've been in the Sahara desert at high noon. So, your starting point is really high, but you really need to look at your service."
Cons: "our flight was 40 minutes late in departing TLV. My connection in Toronto then was changed to a later flight, which was then delayed too by 50 minutes. all in all a 14 hour flight with connection ended up being close to 18 hours. My biggest two complaints about the flight itself is the food & the toilets. Your meals are the worst I've had in a major airline, and you should not serve customer frozen of close to frozen bread or sandwiches. If you are serving rolls, sandwiches or pitas, or bagels heat them up first. El-Al has been doing it for decades, go look at how they do it. But besides the bread/sandwiches issue, your meals are a really bad version of frozen supermarket meals. Just terrible all round. The other complaint is the bathroom. It was not cleaned frequently enough."
Pros: "The seats were fairly comfortable for such a small plane."
Cons: "There was no meal on an international flight of more than four hours."
Pros: "Nothing. This was the least pleasant flying experience I've ever had."
Cons: "1. They scheduled me for an overnight layover FOR NO REASON when there were multiple flights leaving earlier to my ultimate destination. 2. The airplane food gave me food poisoning and I had to spend the night in the ER. 3. My flight the next morning was delayed by 3hrs. Meanwhile, other flights to the same destination were taking off with no problem."
Pros: "Nothing because ..."
Cons: "It didn't happen. I booked myself on Delta for an am flight at my own expense. I will not fly air Canada again. This was the worst customer service experience I've had in 35 years of flying. I'm a multi millions mile flyer and will fly to Calgary a lot going forward, but not AC"
Cons: "Hey there good Air Canada folks. I'm a full-time, working, touring musician. I enjoy flying your airline overall, but touring with an acoustic guitar and/or a banjo is constantly stressful. There are clear guidelines about your policies for musical instruments posted on your website, yet your employees never seem to know them. Please have something posted for them at the gates, so I don't have to convince them EVERY TIME that it's okay for me to carry on my instrument in a soft case. A side note: Since airlines started charging for baggage, people are desperate to carry on as much as possible. This means there is always a struggle now against people with a bunch of clothing and personal items in their rolling luggage, to fit the instrument that is my LIVELIHOOD on the plane. Please find a way to make touring with Air Canada easier for musicians. At least return to gate check policies."
Pros: "Everything.....the staff were excellent......pure and simple"
Pros: "Great entertainment options! The in-flight headrest monitor was great. It had USB ports to charge your phone while you had plenty of options to choose to watch. Wish my flight was longer so I could finish the movie I started."
Pros: "Friendly crew, the male FA was especially helpful! It was a smooth, direct, on time flight! Captain was friendly, informative, and great pilot!"
Cons: "At check in the ground agents were slow and uncertain. The lady who was training them was not friendly. She said 300 pesos or 25 U.S., and when I told her to charge my visa in pesos, she said it was going to be charged in U.S, which comes out to more. She never gave me a receipt for the charge. When she was checking my boarding pass and passport, she didn't even look at me or acknowledge me."
Pros: "The seevice of the staff was impeccable."
Pros: "Everything went smooth no hitches at all people very nice"
Cons: "Not much"
Cons: "Minimal cabin service. Plane arrived late. Almost missed connection. Officious cabin attendant."
Cons: "The amount of hand luggage taken on board is getting totally out of hand people are boarding with two or three huge bags."
Pros: "It was a short flight and I shared my seating with average weight people. The crew members and the pilots were very informative."
Cons: "During a short flight there is not much to experimented and less to comment."
Cons: "Delays both on Det to Toronto and Toronto to Kingston"
Pros: "Timing. Getting to Delhi in 14 hours is really a timesaver. The seats have good space too, even when I am 6 feet tall, there is adequate leg room."
Cons: "Awful food Horrible boarding Terrible service and really no treats Seriously stingy about weight."
Cons: "Too small for long flight. No big screens nor personal screens. You can get entertainment thru your own laptop, tablet, or smartphone, but selections are not very much. Very unsatisfied!"
Pros: "Entertainment system was awesome. Flight was comfortable. Crew very friendly."
Cons: "Checkin staff at airport was not friendly. Airline cannot allocate seats together even though booking was done months in advance. seriously!!!"
Pros: "Efficient process gate to gate. Comfortable seat."
Cons: "Flight attendant ran down the aisle repeating "fasten seatbelts" pretty loudly because we were entering totally mild turbulence. She went seat by seat ensuring that passenger's feet were completely free, i.e. if your purse strap was laying over your toes she made you move it."
Pros: "This is the only part of my round trip with Air Canada that went without a glitch ... the plane was on time and the airport staff I encountered in Toronto was nice and helpful."
Pros: "The food."
Cons: "The stewardesses don't smile."
Cons: "The departure postponed several times. The comfort in those parts of Toronto and Dulles airport which us Canada express is absent at all. There are no even seats enough for all passengers."
Pros: "The crew did a fine job after a hard day."
Cons: "The monitor showed delay after delay--finally at 2 1/2 hours--and no one ever made any announcement. Customer service desks were closing and there was no agents at the gate. Customers did not get any information about why they were leaving at 23:25 rather than 20:55. Finally one agent started to fill us in but no announcements in gate area. This was a really unpleasant delay situation. We needed a lot more information and gate agents to help out. I will strongly try to avoid Air Canada in the future. Overall two thumbs down on the experience."
Pros: "the crew members were very helpful.friendly and accomodating."
Cons: "no real concerns.If anything being a 3 and half hour flights snacks could have been served"
Pros: "Good entertainment, pillows and blankets, friendly staff."
Cons: "Very long transfer lines to get to my flight to Philadelphia because in a different country. Food was distributed first to pre-paid passengers, hinting that there might not be enough for all passengers to buy."
Pros: "Competent staff."
Cons: "Packed in."
Pros: "Crew was very pleasant and helpful."
Cons: "Flight was late without explanation making it difficult to make the connecting flight. The Toronto airport is a mess - avoid it if at all possible (I.e. Don't fly Air Canada)."
Pros: "Despite the crew being on strike, the only attendant on board did an excellent job of handling everybody's needs."
Cons: "I GOT TO THE COUNTER 50 MINUTES BEFORE BOARDING AND WAS TOLD IT WAS CLOSED. I HAD TO SPEND ANOTHER $800 TO GET BACK TO THE US. I WILL --NEVER-- BOOK A FLIGHT WITH AIR CANADA, AND I HAVE ALREADY ADDRESSED ON SEVERAL SOCIAL MEDIA SITES HOW YOU TREAT YOUR CUSTOMERS. i'M NOT FINISHED WITH THAT EITHER. ANY RATING SYSTEM I CAN FIND I WILL LET THEM KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO ME. THE TWO WOMEN AT THE COUNTER AT HEATHROW WERE SNOTTY AND UNPROFESSIONAL. THERE WAS ABSOLUTELY NO REASON I WAS DENIED BOARDING. I HAD NO CHECKED LUGGAGE. I WILL ALSO NEVER USE KAYAK AGAIN, EITHER. THANKS FOR NOTHING."
Cons: "1.5 hours delay. After arrival, luggage was also delay for 1 hr. Flight schedule to arrive at 12 pm. End up I left the Santiago Chile airport at 330pm."
Pros: "the use of the wheelchair"
Cons: "the comfort and location of seats ran around for days acquiring a doctors note for easy access seating. grateful for the refund but would've rather paid and actually had a seat that was accommodating to my needs. stared at rows of empty seats all the way home. didn't even use the washroom as they were too far away from my seats. never mind the unfriendly and unhelpful staff..never again will i use air Canada. i think it was my first but definitely my last."
Pros: "the short flight"
Cons: "the comfort and location of seats ran around for days acquiring a doctors note for easy access seating. grateful for the refund but would've rather paid and actually been accommodated."
Pros: "Gate changed shortly before boarding. Long walk to new gate but not a hardship. Friendly flight attendants"
Cons: "Didn't purchase any food. A number of movies were trailers only."
Pros: "Available with little notice"