OTHER AIRLINES WOULD CHANGE YOUR FLIGHT FOR A FEE BUT ANA DID NOT!!!!!!!!!
Pros: "New plane or so it seemed. Crew very attentive to needs. Nice entertainment system with large screen."
Pros: "Crews were friendly and helpful. I never had economy seat that goes as flat as theirs. I liked the safety instruction video."
Cons: "They seemed to run out of food options quickly. Wasn't a problem for me. But, they should know better."
Pros: "Crew was amazing, food was filling & plentiful."
Cons: "Overall no complaints but the landing in Tokyo was a little rough. Pilot seemed to descend quickly which hurt my ears but otherwise, smooth flight."
Pros: "Staff were friendly. Alcohol beverages are free. Good upsated movie selections."
Pros: "The cabin crews were excellent. Food was delicious. Lots of leg room in Economy class. Overall had a great experience"
Pros: "The crew was amazing! The food was really great! And the entertainment was fantastic! I would absolutely fly with them again the next time I book a trip."
Pros: "Service, entertainment , drinks, everything! Very good!"
Pros: "The flight was late checking in. The staff handled the situation well and kept the passengers informed."
Pros: "Really good service."
Pros: "Friendly attentive staff."
Cons: "The seat was narrow and after 9 hours, not comfortable... Normal for economy though"
Pros: "Great crew and comfort for economy class."
Cons: "Food could be better"
Cons: "Couldn’t print or get boarding pass for this connecting flight which was a bit annoying. Other than that, everything was amazing"
Pros: "Food and services were great"
Cons: "There were not a lot of selections on the TV."
Pros: "Great service"
Cons: "A bit warm"
Pros: "Friendly & helpful stewardesses, watched new release movies, good meals, overall a smooth ride."
Cons: "Quite a few passengers with young children crying throughout the trip but I can sympathize trying to keep them occupied on such a long flight."
Pros: "Service was excellent, landed on time, courteous staff and good food. Good selection of movies and programs."
Cons: "If the seat reclined a bit more, would be nice."
Pros: "Crew amazing and food very good."
Cons: "Crew woke us up 2 hours before landing, would ha e been great to sleep longer."
Pros: "Staff and crew and food!"
Cons: "We could not check in online. This was frustrating and we do not know why?"
Pros: "The food was great. There was a good selection of shows and movies. The stewardesses came around with water and juice often which was really nice. The bathrooms were clean."
Cons: "The decent into Japan was pretty steep. It made me feel a bit sick and I never get motion sickness. Hardest decent I've ever had and I travel every 2 years. The ascent was excellent though and the flight in general was perfect."
Pros: "The seat, service and food..all is great as always."
Pros: "didnt make it to tokoyo"
Pros: "I like the cup holder ring and the coffee stirrer. Blanket thicker than United’s."
Cons: "It really has nothing to do with ANA per say. The check-in counter at LAX was unpredictable. I felt sorry for the elderly Japanese who had to wait for the counter to open"
Pros: "More space than usual between chairs. Crew is friendly."
Cons: "Food was too smelly. Good quality, but airplane food cannot be smelly or it get really unpleasant inside the cabin. Flight attendant need to learn and practice English. Very difficult to understand."
Cons: "I was pleased with all."
Cons: "I'm still stuck in LAX"
Cons: "Seats in economy were narrower than Eva Airlines"
Pros: "Ease of boarding; large overhead bins; relatively comfortable seats"
Cons: "Packed plane - every seat taken"
Pros: "The crew is awesome and food is quite good"
Cons: "Seat is terrible it's more like domestic flight than international, boarding is terrible because we have to take a bus by standing from terminal to flight"
Pros: "I've flown with ANA before and they never fail to impress. Service is impecable, staff are nice and the new boeings are awesome. Seats can be a bit cramped but we were in economy and it's a 9 hour flight so some discomfort is expected. The 3 meals served are complimentary and very much appreciated. The entertainment system is an easy to use touch screen with great options from Hollywood and other movie sources."
Pros: "Great airline!"
Cons: "some of the gates can be long walk"
Pros: "Boarding was smooth. Food was good. I had snow crab and seafood with rice. Many new movies and music choices. Crews were lovely and care."
Pros: "Friendly and helpful airline staff and flight attendants. Efficient boarding. Departed on time. Great in flight service."
Pros: "787 was beautiful, great features, clean. Flight attendants were polite and helpful."
Cons: "Food was disappointing for business class ticket. Seats did not recline all of the way."
Pros: "The most comfortable economy flight I have experienced so far. The service, food and entertainment options were all excellent. Definitely looking forward to our return flight back to YVR!"
Pros: "I liked the Service and all. Airline offered me a wheel chair since it was on a record from last flight. They escort me to the plane.and plane to my daughter at the other end."
Pros: "Ana is the best"
Pros: "Early arrival. Crew very good."
Cons: "Lack of seating choice. Standby tickets issued at Dulles 15 hrs ahead of flight. Tight transfer time."
Pros: "the crew was friendly and efficient."
Cons: "The controls on the seat were hard to work. The seat itself was old-style. The food was not appetizing. I didn't use the entertainment system."
Pros: "I liked that they feed us good food, and we were feed several times. We were also offered several drinks, and all the flight attendants were extremely nice. We would fly Ana airways all the time if given the chance. Seats were very comfortable and spacious."
Cons: "I liked everything, everything was excellent"
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "When I went to counter to get my seat assignment I was offered 25,000 yen to take a later flight because mine was overbooked. I agreed and began notifying my transportation at my final destination when I was told nevermind, space was no longer needed. This was aggrevating."
Pros: "The movie selection and food served were pleasant surprises."
Cons: "Sore butt after 10 hours , but that's hardly anyone's fault. No complaints about my experience. 10/10"
Pros: "The service was great, complimentary movie selection was fantastic."
Cons: "I requested strict vegetarian meals in advance, was given items that violated this request. Further, the items which were in accordance with my dietary restrictions were generally not satisfying."
Pros: "Best flight I've ever had"
Pros: "Quick boarding, comfortable seating and amazing flight crew."
Cons: "The flight crew was great. Also there was more then enough in flight entertainment for the entire flight."
Pros: "The flight crew were very pleasant. The food was excellent. There we nice options for movies."
Everything good accept food not good
serving food w.ith heavy air tubulance is not advisable especially with hot drinks. Late serving may irritate some passengers but food can wait and safety of the crew is more important..
There was difficulty with my connecting flight due to inconsistent COVID regulations. I was almost not allowed on, despite fulfilling all my requirements for my destination country. I was over-billed by Alaska Airlines for my luggage as well.
A to Z on this flight was just great!
Pros: "Crew very helpful. Seat was very good, food excellent."
Cons: "Rather long wait at business check-in, friendliness there ok, on board service slow with the champagne, old aircraft with old configuration of seats, nothing really bad, but it's not like this that you win an airline of the year award!"
Pros: "The crew is always amazing: highly professional, attentive and friendly. The whole experience with Singapore Airlines is always a treat."
Pros: "Same as above on SIN-BKK"
Cons: "Next time in B787 Dreamliner"
Pros: "Amazing services and foods"
Cons: "The business class seat was great"
Cons: "Flat beds on second flight"
Pros: "Crew were great. Flight was not full."
Cons: "Plane was a bit dated and the entertainment system not as good as the newer plane as choices are lesser."
Pros: "The crew was terrific. Always smiling and helpful."
Cons: "If you need more space economy is a tight fit. It would be better to upgrade."
Pros: "I like all"
Pros: "everything..Singapore airlines is a amazing airline !!! there is a reason why they are no 1 for so many years..."
Pros: "Everything. New plane amazing food on a two hour flight Great new entertainment system on the seat back."
Cons: "A little more leg room."
Pros: "Efficiency, good."
Pros: "Well organized boarding, friendliness of staff, food service"
Cons: "Flight was delayed by about an hour."
Pros: "Singapore Airlines delivers as always. Friendly crew and clean and well maintained aircraft."
Pros: "Boarding was good and the flight time was shorter than expected."
Cons: "My son did not like any of the meal selections between beef and fish. We asked for a ramen noodle cup instead that the flight crew denied they had, only after seeing them offer it to another family just seconds before. I was very disappointed!! I believe the flight attendant knew of my concerns because she started asking me if the service was ok. If your doing a good job, then you won’t have to ask."
Pros: "Very attentive and super awesome crew."
Cons: "The plane was freezing - absolutely freezing. Too cold. There were not enough fluids given out. Given we could not even take water brought in the airport into the plane there needed to be regular distributions of fluids on the flight as there was on the flight from London toy Singapore. It is a long flight and being dehydrated on a plane is not a good thing."
Cons: "Delayed 2 hours behind schedule"
Pros: "The aircrafts, on-board service on Sin Dxb route"
Cons: "The thing that Inhad to fly Silk Air with one of four flights."
Cons: "I Booked a flight that stated that it only had one stop in singapore, then direct to SFO after arriving in singapore i was told that i had to go to a transfer counter, that there was a problem with my ticket. after arriving at the transfer counter they took my boarding pass for my dircet flight to SFO, & told me that i now had a stop in hong kong, that the direct flight to SFO was over booked!! this is not right i wouldn't of booked this flight if they had been truthfull about the extra stop. i will never use singapore airline or kayak again!!!"
Pros: "friendly and attentive crew. connecting flight was a breeze. well worth the price."
Pros: "The service from the Singapore Airlines is always impeccable. The food is delicious. The business class seat is spacious and wider than all the US airlines. There are plenty storage space in your seat space. The entertainment system has many choices and has a lot new release movies and shows."
Cons: "Unfortunately, the ride on Boeing 777 is not as smooth as the Airbus'. The noise in the cabin is louder. The seat is comfortable but the bed is not. First, the flat bed is not transformed by a button and it needs a physical person to flip it over. The mat is thin and I can feel some hard edges while lying down. The noise from the engine transmits to the bed and it is hard to sleep even with the noise cancellation headphone."
Pros: "The flight was carried out by Lufthansa. The staff was very polite and helpful."
Pros: "crews were helpful"
Cons: "nobody suggested me about $20 discount coupon card . I could have enjoyed my meal free while waiting in teansit."
Pros: "food. schedule was on time"
Pros: "The cabin crew are very helpful and friendly. I sat at the end of the row in the upper deck. After the gate door closed , they let me sit in the empty sit away from the toilets . During the flight they’re around with water and juices to make sure we’re dehydrated,"
Pros: "Service was nice."
Cons: "Comparing to recent businesses class flight on Emirates; Singapore airlines seat does not recline to flat bed. Boarded flight st 11pm and arrived at Singapore at 7am. Toiletries like tooth brush and paste, razor etc. were not provided. Emirates provides, so we did not pack in-flight."
Pros: "Efficient courteous and attractive crew. Good food drink selection and great entertainment system."
Cons: "Unfortunately the plane was an older 777-200 with smaller TV screens but otherwise fine."
Pros: "Efficient boarding and arrival"
Cons: "Old plane, entertainment system is outdated, food not good and they went out of the good stuff (e.g. only seafood noodles for breakfast?!)"
Pros: "Due to my ACLS training yesterday, I was not so well since morning and I took medicine in the morning and I forgot to stand by one more course of medicine . So I asked the staff for paracetamol when I reach to cabin. She response me very first with medicine and a cup of water . Thank you so much crews members of silk air flight MI518 from Singapore to Yangon ."
Pros: "Red wine was good"
Cons: "The seats in economy are now Way TOO SMALL! You better start calling Economy - "Stearage"! Food was not as good as on past flights with SA. Movie selection not as good as past SA flights. Earphones supplied are horrible!!!"
Pros: "Just a generic flight. Had nice movies but nothing special."
Cons: "I felt very cramped and though it's nothing with the airline I had 2 crying babies right near me during the flight."
Pros: "Crew, plane, punctuality"
Pros: "Friendly staff."
Cons: "Kids' meal didn't have fruits. No cellphone charger."
Pros: "Second bag was four foot bronze statue, no problem or extra cost"
Pros: "The air stewardesses took their time to get back to me about a question I posed to them. It took 2 stewardesses and 3 efforts."
Pros: "Customer service and food couldn't be better."
Cons: "Extremely cramped flight in regular Economy."
Pros: "Polite crew took good care of my needs"
Cons: "Food was really bad could do better . Movies were not as current but a good collection."
Pros: "Best economy experience I've ever had. The cabin crew is very attentive, constantly coming around with drinks and water refills. They also had decent light snacks in case you were hungry between meals. I also loved the chairback setup and the entertainment unit. If flying economy, Singapore will be my airline of choice."
Cons: "Food was meh. Above average, but still not amazing."
Pros: "The hot towels, the legroom in economy, exceptional service. The helpful crew who don't hesitate to help with luggage. The choice of entertainment. The convenience of a direct SFO to SIN flight with a fast connection to Indian cities."
Pros: "Crew was very friendly. Flight was on time. Meals were good. Will be flying with EVA again"
Cons: "Need more comfortable headsets or ability to use personal earphones."
Pros: "Both the ground and aircrew were very helpful. I had a short transfer to another flight and was immediately greeted by a crew member that pointed me in the right direction. It was so relieving! There was also good entertainment and decent food on this flight."
Cons: "I just wish there were vegetarian food options."
Pros: "Checked and arranged seating accordingly."
Cons: "Crews could've been more friendlier and accommodating."
Cons: "The cabin crew was rude and the food ran out. The entertainment did not work. Plus we were over an hour late once we finally got off the plane"
Pros: "The crew and food was great. The legroom not so great."
Cons: "More legroom, but what do I expect in economy?"
Pros: "Great food, and lots of leg room in economy. The flights were on time."
Pros: "This is a bit weird, but it was the first time I flew Eva economy. I've taken this route many times in business and it would take pages to go through all the things that EVA does right in business class. So I was stunned when my first time in economy was so incredibly impressive as well."
Cons: "I'm really picky and there's nothing more I could have wanted in an economy flight experience."
Pros: "Flight attendants were all nice and friendly."
Pros: "Friendly professional crew"
Pros: "Efficient boarding"
Cons: "Seats extremely cramped especially when seat in front reclined. Will look for other airline on next trip due to this problem."
Pros: "Boarding was delayed in Taipei although the flight made it in great time"
Pros: "Staff. Entertainment."
Cons: "Food was average. Space small. But economy always is."
Pros: "Clean plane"
Cons: "Food was horrible, flight Attendants are professional but cold as ice."
Cons: "No clothes to change. My fruits were expired because off the luggages not come to the destination."
Pros: "Never a problem with Lion Air always good service"
Cons: "Didn’t like having to get bus from terminal to the plane I hate to be crowded onto a bus like cattle and it was even worse because many chinese"
Cons: "No way to tell them that I am vegetarian. And only if I buy tickets with their site I can get it :("
Pros: "Great fried fish for pre-ordered meal. Comfortable crew service for whole flight."
Pros: "Not many interruptions by crew on the PA system. Communication was kept quick and to the point. Flight Attendants were attractive, courteous, and fairly efficient. They cam by more than the first flight, even though it was 1/3rd the length of light. I liked the beef w/onion & brocolli meal, although more onions should have been included, I think I got four small segments of onion. Yes, I’m nit-picking a bit . . . But that’s what reviews are for, right?"
Pros: "Great friendly and efficient service! Very lovely hostesses"
Pros: "Food not bad"
Pros: "Amazing food, comfy seats and good entertainments system"
Pros: "Nothing ."
Cons: "Poor service ."
Pros: "Overall good"
Cons: "Seat seems a little small for big guy"
Cons: "Same as prior flight"
Pros: "Everything was great!"
Pros: "Very hardworking and friendly cabin crew and very efficient service onboard. Lots of little finishing touches like free toothbrush/paste, eyecovers, earplugs in washrooms. Larger and better quality LCD screens in their B777-300ER plane."
Cons: "Economy seat space is tight but not different from other major airlines unless you pay extra for more leg space."
Pros: "Flight was fast and the staff were friendly."
Pros: "same comments as the Toronto to Taipei sector...."
Pros: "The crew was gracious and didn't bother my sleep to eat."
Cons: "The seats were hard and oddly shaped such that my legs and feet felt numb after a while. Not the way I want to spend my time"
Pros: "Seat is reasonably comfortable in Eco Plus"
Cons: "Inattentive flight attendants, forgot my drink order and very stingy with the amount served. No apology from the crew for the 60 minute flight delay. Also poor communication during the boarding process with the delay: didn't communicate the delay until after the scheduled boarding time and provided no firm rescheduled time until right before boarding actually happened. Poor planning all around."
Pros: "Me & my wife were on Premium Economy. This was a connecting flight to Manila from Vancouver Canada. The food served was not visually appealing and very lacking in taste. The food can be improved for this sector. The food was a very far cry from EVA Air flight also on Premium Economy. Before this flight we took we took BR9 from Vancouver Canada. The Ground Agent at the boarding gate wanted us to check-in our carry-on baggage which was well within the measurements specified in the EVA Air website (23x36x56cm). My wife and I had only one carry-on each. The reason given the flight was full. I did not understand this since I could see there were lots of passengers who had carry-on baggage larger than the 23x36x56cm and more than one piece carry-on. Not sure why this female Ground Agent picked on us when there were lots more violations within her sight. Also, she was rude when we refused. Once inside the aircraft with all passengers boarded, there were lots of empty bins for carry-on baggage. The more I was not happy about this Ground Agent picking on our carry-on baggage. The more I did not understand why!"
Cons: "This is my wife & I flying with EVA Air. My wife and I have travelled with many international and domestic airlines for 38 years now since we started travelling. I’d recommend EVA Air’s Premium Economy. The seats were wider and leg room was excellent. The amenities were great especially the entertainment part. TV Screen in front of the passenger (installed behind the seat in front) was very clear. it was the same as if watching movie on an iPad."
Cons: "This flight wasn't over booked so I was able to rest better with extra leg too."
Cons: "Since I traveled with my daughter (4yo), I got to board early from LAX to TPE but my second flight from TPE to BKK, I had to wait till they called my zone seat. I was holding my daughter at that point since they took away my stroller way earlier than the boarding time. I would like to ask for the same standard of parents traveling with children who are 6 or younger to board first so they can get settle and these patents are tiring from dealing with their children during the flight. They are extra tired than regular passengers."
Pros: "Great crew, very attentive and efficient and nice, friendly. I spoke most with Lucy Tsai, really lovely person, I hope she's appreciated and recognized for her efforts. The aircraft was like new."
Cons: "Food just okay."
Pros: "I actually loved the whole trip. The aircraft still looked like it was brand new on the inside even though I'm sure that it has probably been in the air for a few years now. The service was great from the seemingly effortless takeoff and landing by the pilots to the flight attendants being very efficient and caring. The ambient temperature of the cabin was great. I had a wonderful experience and when I return home I will not hesitate to book with EVA again for any of my international flight needs."
Cons: "It's not really even something that I didn't like because I know learning a second language is hard any way but every once in a while when the flight attendants made announcements they would either run English words together into one word or pronounce it a little wrong but I still could understand everything that they were saying. So if I have to suggest something that is all that I can think of and it isn't even a bad thing at all. Thank you for everything!"
Pros: "Fancy crew member"
Cons: "Entertainment like movie"
Pros: "Overall Eva is a good airline (certainly beats United), but had a problem with the meal request."
Cons: "Requested child meal at the same time as booking seats (all online). Seats were as reserved, but had no record of child meal request."
Pros: "Crew were polite on boarding, and throughout flight when seen then"
Cons: "Service was terrible, flown to thailand with these ba and thai airways and thai airways will beat everyone hands down"
Pros: "the fly were good but there will be no more fly too BKK after the 9 June"
Pros: "In consideration for the duration the scores get higher. For comfort the seats were much more adequate for the duration of the flight. This also is reflects in the entertainment. The food option was much tastier too"
Cons: "The crew was not the friendliest but don't get me wrong they were not mean. They were just doing there job. I take flying like hotels where it's an experience and the crew is the face of that experience. This was let's do our job but no actual care"
Pros: "Flight took off and landed safely :) food was available. Great movie selection"
Cons: "Eggs were disgusting rubbery over cooked mess. Potatoes were also a disaster. I ate is as I had no options....... but wasn't even close to good."
Pros: "Very comfortable seats and great movie options! Crew was very attentive."
Cons: "The food was a bit different from what I'm used to, but I'm not in the US anymore so I shouldn't be surprised!"
Pros: "Seats were fairly comfortable and there was lots of space. Good Inflight entertainment though movie choices were more limited compared to some other carriers."
Cons: "Not leaving or arriving on time."
Pros: "First of all, the boarding was very organized and speedy. The seat was conformable and they offered sandals and headphones as well as a pillow and blanket. The TV screen offered lots of movies and TV shows. The crew was friendly and the food was good."
Pros: "Service is excellent"
Cons: "Just the seats too hard"
Cons: "Equipment not ready. Flight delayed with little explanation."
Pros: "I love china and china east air, its my favorite!"
Cons: "Everything was good, better boarding lines, people get worked up when lining up"
Pros: "Attentive staffs, shortest time on flight connection."
Cons: "My seat couldn't recline"
Cons: "Wish there were more English instructions spoken. It was mostly Thai and Chinese."
Pros: "Food was slightly better than the previous flight."
Cons: "Same lousy headphones. My seat had a led rest that made it harder to get in and out, and wasnt usable due to the close distance to the seat in front. What was the designer thinking? I missed the drink service if there was one, never saw water going around until right at the end. . ."
Pros: "Friendly and smiling"
Cons: "No fruits after service for dinner"
Pros: "Everything was good, comparing with other airlines with higher price, China airline was the best"
Cons: "Food could have been better"
Pros: "Movies were great. Service to accommodate us (hotels, food vouchers etc.) was great!"
Cons: "The delay... it’s no one fault but it took up a lot of people’s time. It was frustrating the domino effect of pushing the flight later. I felt terrible for those who only had two weeks and lost two days!"
Pros: "Yes, and yes"
Cons: "More new movies selection"
Pros: "I liked everything about the Flight, and Crew"
Pros: "Crew was very accomedating and friendly"
Pros: "Awesome crew on board made the long journey easy. Plenty of leg room and the food was good."
Cons: "To be honest.. everything was perfect for the price and the 12 hours in the air."
Pros: "Like the seats, in flight entertainment and in flight staff are friendly."
Cons: "Did not like baggage fees for flying with Ice Hockey Goalie gear. Was dinged a monsterous $634 for baggage fees due to being over weight and over size on my goalie gear. Really it cant be made any smaller or lighter. THEN DINGED AGAIN for sticks as an over sized item again ! WTF ! Most other airlines label it as sporting goods and I pay the overweight fee, usually $150 CAD. Not this airline ! I could have booked another person for return flight and only added $300 to my bill ! Utter ridiculous how bad I got raped on this. Ok over weight yes. But over weith + oversize + oversize is a bit much !"
Pros: "Quick easy boarding"
Cons: "Airplane use to fly from Taipei to Ho Chi Minh old and dirty."
Pros: "good service and food but A330 is too old and small"
Cons: "Thieves cut the lock on my luggage and robbed me of valuables during my 2 hr layover in Bangkok. Spoiled my trip"
Pros: "Staff was very helpful and friendly."
Cons: "Long flight but fortunately not long layovers. Would probably upgrade my seat from economy next time for some extra leg room."
Pros: "Great food"
Cons: "Need more leg room"
Pros: "Best long flight I've ever been on. Yummy food, leg room (I'm 5f10in), great entertainment, left on time, fast boarding and fast unboarding."
Pros: "well organized boarding, very attentive crew, decent food and entertainment."
Cons: "nothing major to complain about."
Pros: "I like the boarding styles and the crew"
Cons: "I didn't like that we had to wait for one guy cause he was late. I also didn't like the little room we have to streach."
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and service was great on all China airlines."
Cons: "On this particular plane it was very uncomfortable. It was extremely noisy (the plane not people) and the exhaust was so strong it made me feel so sick, nauseous and from what I can tell others felt the same. This was the only plane that was like this of the four planes I took on this trip. The rest were excellent overall. Thank you."
Pros: "Overall, it wasn't a bad experience but it wasn't fantastic."
Cons: "The crew barely smiled."
Pros: "It’s takes s long time checking in due to long lines."
Cons: "Sits are too small and wish better choices for the food they serve."
Pros: "They let me sleep."
Cons: "I liked everything."
Pros: "Nice, clean planes. Nice staff."
Cons: "Bland food."
Cons: "Great services on board"
Pros: "It was very organized ."
Cons: "Nothing ."
Pros: "First of all, china airlines cancelled my original flight and put me in one 6 hours earlier, I had to change around and pay for changes to my other flights to make it work. Then 3 days before I depart they cancel another flight and don't even offer me one on the same day, they didn't have any. They put me on a flight 17 hours earlier that threw my schedule so much I had to hasltle with them, book anoth r airline and lose another few hundred dollars. To say china airlines is awful and unreliable is an understatement. it is the second time this has happened to me, the appearance of cheaper fairs is never worth the trouble u will have with china airlines or any of its affiliates such and china eastern. Thy have old planes, funny rules about phone use and just awful customer service and disregard for people plans and changes that they make. Never book China airlines. You will regret it I promise you."
Cons: "First of all, china airlines cancelled my original flight and put me in one 6 hours earlier, I had to change around and pay for changes to my other flights to make it work. Then 3 days before I depart they cancel another flight and don't even offer me one on the same day, they didn't have any. They put me on a flight 17 hours earlier that threw my schedule so much I had to hasltle with them, book anoth r airline and lose another few hundred dollars. To say china airlines is awful and unreliable is an understatement. it is the second time this has happened to me, the appearance of cheaper fairs is never worth the trouble u will have with china airlines or any of its affiliates such and china eastern. Thy have old planes, funny rules about phone use and just awful customer service and disregard for people plans and changes that they make. Never book China airlines. You will regret it I promise you."
Pros: "I fly to South East Asia quote often and have tried a a few airlines. China Airlines has been the most consistent in all aspects. On time, ease of flying, on board entertainment. I will continue to look to use this Airline in the future."
Cons: "The food could be better. Maybe offer an American choice?"
Pros: "the trip was good"
Cons: "Boarding left on time, but there were staff members frustrated and yelling at passengers to get on the plane. Normally I am not a picky eater, but I could not eat the food on the flight. It tasted like dog food"
Pros: "The entertainment was excellent, there were so many choices to choose from, it made the long flight less stressful....The Boeing 777-300ER was smooth and quiet for a twin aisle plane of its size. Lavatory was clean most of the time"
Cons: "Even booking 3 months in advance, we could not select the seats. Our seats were assigned while checking in. Thus our family of 3 had to sit apart from each other."
Cons: "Food was not that great. I expected more in premium ecconomy"
Pros: "Entertainment system"
Cons: "Twelve hours in a 17" wide seat. Only four toilets for all of coach, over 300 people. We picked China Air based on price but never again!"
Pros: "I particularly appreciated having so many employees assist those passengers (including me!) who needed to connect in Tapei with the flight to Bangkok. Our flight arrived a bit later than scheduled, and I was concerned that I would miss the connection to Bangkok - but our connecting flight was held for us, and several employees were available to direct us to the correct gate for boarding. thank you all!"
Cons: "Flights were delayed taking off from LAX and Taipei."
Pros: "Nice crew, decent food"
Cons: "Seats even narrower than the 777-309ER"
Pros: "Everything was exceptional"
Cons: "The flight was delay and this the frist time I ever been delayed in my flights experience."
Pros: "Boarding was well organized and the crew was very nice."
Cons: "The seats are VERY narrow in economy and very little leg room. They turn on all cabin lights when serving meals at very odd hours during the flight. No individual fan vents and this flight was very warm."
Cons: "The cost public transportation made miss the flight and i had to buy a new ticket and i was not helped at All when i called the company"
Pros: "Courteous and professional staff. Excellent food service."
Cons: "Seats were not that good. Needs upgrading."
Pros: "I had to make an emergency trip back home ASAP, and China Airlines had the best schedule. It was my first time flying with them, and I was not sure what to expect. Some quick research about safety and traveler experiences - indicated it would be a reasonably safe and comfortable flight. It was - good seats, smooth takeoff and landing, diligent attendants, and meal service was decent (for example - on par with KLM, better presentation than Air India, not as good as Qatar or ANA). I would consider flying with them again."
Cons: "Lunch meal was a rice/chicken/vegetable/thick sauce micture. Decent, but I was a bit put-off by the soupy rice. Perhaps because I had the congee for the breakfast meal, and had had enough of rice porridge texture."
Pros: "Flew Business and the seats and the service were excellent as expected. The food was OK. Good price for business class."
Pros: "I loved that my knees didn't touch the seat in front of me. As a tall girl and a 12hr flight that would not have been comfortable at all."
Pros: "For such a short flight it was fine."
Cons: "Boarding was later and leaving the runway was late. It was a late flight already so this made it even more tiring."
Cons: "My baggage was damaged on an earlier flight and China Airlines is simply not available to fix the matter. Ground staff are not their employees and they do nothing about it except pass you on to talk to people at the next destination...who are also not able to do anything."
Pros: "Cheap but much better than the Southern China airlines trip we took a couple of years ago. Airbus entertainment system worked, meals were hot, tea and beer flowed freely, seats were packed but not as tightly, restrooms stayed clean. Sit on the right side to enjoy views of Alaska and Japan coastlines and twilight fishing vessels."
Cons: "Would be nice to have pan/tilt/zoom on the front/down exterior camera feeds."
Cons: "Late with no explanation and no communication just late to load. Late to depart. Late late late"
Cons: "Flight was delayed and was not able to catch up my cebu flight. I was accommodated in a flight about 5 hrs after my original mla ceb flight and was not allowed access to PAL lounge as I was told I only have an economy flight. Very frustrated considering I flew as a PWD."
Pros: "I liked that it was comfortable and they had good movies."
Cons: "The food can be a little better"
Cons: "Forget trying to get through Manila airport. The transfer process is worst in the world. Terminal 1 to 2 takes 2 hrs min."
Cons: "E mail up dates of change of gates or times."
Pros: "Great boarding system and all crews were attentive and polite."
Cons: "more sauce on the meat."
Pros: "Crew was nice!"
Cons: "The beef with rice meal tasted weird."
Pros: "Completing the trip"
Cons: "Timeliness of the boarding process"
Cons: "Never on time. Almst missed connection. Planned on 4 hours. Downn to the wire. Nevermore."
Pros: "Very nice purser and her crew. Accomodating. Love the safety video!"
Cons: "Different option other than hot sandwiches for mid flight snack"
Pros: "Philippine Air staff are amazing. They will do everything possible within their power to make you comfortable."
Cons: "The seats are a little thin and the angle does not give adequate lower back support."
Pros: "Crew was great. Kept the wine flowing"
Pros: "Flight itself was great, but my luggage was lost in transit and staff have been very unhelpful in getting it back to me."
Cons: "Better way to deal with lost luggage, and they need to automatically deliver it to our address instead of tell us that we need to go back to the airport to pick it up ourselves. It’s been a huge hassle."
Pros: "The flight crew was very good."
Cons: "We waited a long time to take off once we boarded on account of the plane not done being loaded."
Pros: "Great crew - polite, friendly and helpful. Excellent service. Good selection of wine. Special meals can be arranged in advance."
Cons: "Delayed 20 minutes due to Manila airport congestion."
Cons: "Flight crews working at transfer desks were extremely unorganized and brought us to our terminal at the very last minute when the flight was calling for all passengers to board. Food was terrible. Ended up losing my baggage because they didn’t have enough time to put all the bags onto the flight and so I had to wait an extra two hours at the airport"
Pros: "Crew were pleasant and attentive and found was simple but OK, with a choice."
Cons: "Legroom appalling. For anyone 6ft Plus it was a struggle and uncomfortable for the 3hr flight. Holding for 25 minutes after landing until parking spot became available didn’t help."
Pros: "American carriers should take note and work to improve passenger comfort and experience."
Cons: "A better entertainment system would be nice."
Pros: "I thought all taxes already included . then they asked me to pay the travel tax...peso 1620."
Cons: "Include the travel tax or watn clients the tickets included all taxes except the Philippine Travel Tax for tesidents of Philippines."
Pros: "From the moment I entered the plane, I was greeted by smiling faces, smooth jazz, and a perfectly air conditioned temperature. It was at this moment that I knew I was in for a treat. There was so much leg room, I closed my eyes at one point and felt like I was laying on a beach in Hawaii. The plane had a fantastic movie selection and great cuisine. Even the crying baby in the row over was such a delight!"
Cons: "Only thing I didn’t like was how much I liked it!"
Cons: "Unnecessary security checks after checks, wasnt allowed to leave the airport like prisoners even with 5hr lay over."
Cons: "I booked the more expensive route through manila to Bangkok to maximize my time there but due to the delay I spent more money and got less time for the 1 day I had in Bangkok before connecting the next day. The airline offered me nothing, not even a meal to compensate for the inconvenience. The problem was mechanical, not weather. MNL is also an uncomfortable airport for layovers. Never agai. Sign Philippine Airlines!"
Pros: "Smiling crew"
Cons: "Boarding guidelines shoul be enforced more"
Pros: "Air hostesses very helpful and polite"
Cons: "No entertainment"
Pros: "The staff is always hospitable. I was pleased that they left a snack for me even when I was sleeping because when I wake up I was hungry. I also like the disposable toothbrush and paste provided. And bathrooms on the flight were clean, unlike some other airlines."
Cons: "The movie selection was not as good this time as my previous flight with Philippine Airlines, but not a big problem.problem"
Pros: "The food"
Cons: "Very rude employees"
Pros: "There wasn't much about this flight I liked to be honest."
Cons: "It was extremely delayed with no explanation from the crew."
Pros: "the plane landing without feeling it"
Cons: "good flight"
Cons: "Delayed flight and suddenly PAL require each one of us to check in our carry baggage."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and helpful. Boarding was efficient and flight departed and arrived ahead of schedule."
Cons: "Food is awful, and options are limited. I also think they need to reconsider playing music on the aircraft, it’s quite irritating."
Pros: "Flight left on time arrived early, bags were fast getting to the carousel. A good flight no hassles or dramas."
Cons: "Everything was great"
Pros: "Being on time"
Cons: "More leg room for tall people because this is a disability issue for us being crammed and cramp up"
Pros: "Entertainment, Meal options, Baggage Allowance, Plane."
Cons: "Slow check in, strollers can't be taken to the plane and are not left outside the plane at arrival this is extremely inconvenient for families with small children. The website is useless. You cant check your reservation or select a seat until 24 hours before your flight."
Cons: "No entertainment, small small seating space especially for tall passengers, flight crew who keep talking and gossiping out loud during the flight."
Cons: "Delayed boarding & not organized"
Cons: "Delayed boarding ( can be expected ) but very little information given about it"
Pros: "Smooth flight"
Cons: "Not enough leg room"
Cons: "need better control in boarding...passengers that were called to board at the very beginning couldn't get to the front of the line because everybody is already in line. Need to advise passengers that boarding is based on seating assignments and enforce it."
Cons: "Both flights, first from Guam and then to Bangkok were MISERABLY HOT. I thought the first flight was a fluke but after the second flight, I knew it's just your airplanes. Terrible. Won't book again."
Pros: "Philippine service is always good"
Cons: "Food not so good and small seats."
Cons: "Terminal 2 Manila is really going down the drain check in one row, immigration endless inside depart only one toilet to s eve a totally overcrowded check in Zone, not sure who the genius is deciding to close down additional toilets on one of the most busy travel days"
Pros: "the service and overall quality and comfort of plane"
Pros: "Budget airlines that flies through Manila."
Cons: "I was not allowed to carry on my guitar, despite it being short enough and there being plenty of room in the overhead bins. I was told that this is the official policy, but there is nothing written on the website about a no carry-on-guitar policy or in the emails for my e-ticket. If I had known, I would have come prepared or flown another airline."
Pros: "Customer service was horrible when I called to ask for assistance prior to the trip. The first flight was delayed multiple times for over ten hours due to weather (which was fine) and "waiting for a customer to board." The second return flight was again delayed. The worst was baggage: it took over two hours from parking at gate to me retrieving my check-in baggage from the baggage claim. This airline was horrible. Even though the flight crew was decent, I will not return. This was my first and will be my last time flying with this airline."
Cons: "Traffic getting to the airport. Advice to others is allow plenty of time getting into manila"
Pros: "Philappo all very nice"
Cons: "nothing i didnt like"
Pros: "Everything was great. The price, the service and food. It reminds me of the way we USE to be treated.on Domestic airlines. How is it that we can receive so much service, free liggage, food, headsets, TV and not receive them on united, American Airlines, jet blue, ETC. It's really a shame when you know this treatment of excellence is possible but not provided on every airline."