The gnocchi (and the tomato sauce) was dry !
The airline did not tell me about a special form I had to have filled out and that the Korean government had to accept. Because of that I lost my flight and I lost my ticket. Canadian airlines should have told me I needed an ETA form and I have to send it to Korea and it has to be accepted and returned. I got to the airport at 4:00 a.m. and by 5:20 it had not returned yet and so I lost everything. This was a very important trip to me and now I'm really upset and disappointed and so sad that I didn't get to go. I think the airline should tell you if there's some form that you have to fill out. I looked on the internet and didn't see anything about this and didn't know anything about it until I got to the airport. Then I called Canadian airlines and they just wanted to show me another ticket but this ticket was much more expensive and then he convinced me to cancel the ticket when actually the agent could have put me on a later flight. It was and he is one of the worst experiences I've ever had
Flight canceled literally last minute without any notice in advance
Toronto Pearson is hands down the worst airport I have ever flown through in my life. The security and customs procedure slows everything down. If it wasn’t for our flight being delayed and running to our gate, we would have missed our flight. We are not using Air Canada for the foreseeable future and recommend others don’t as well. The flying experience of delayed flights, spending the night in Toronto, and inability for customer service to answer calls are strikes against this airline we will forever hold against them.
The transfer in Toronto for my connection , was a close call. The custom lines were long . More time needed between flights for no issue for connecting flight.
Cons: "We were not informed our flight had been cancelled"
Pros: "Air Canada is always a great travel experience."
Cons: "The food is terrible. It's the worst I've had from any airline."
Cons: "The entertainment system was lagging and the seating was tight , I got to be close and bond with my 70 year old neighbor"
Cons: "The ticket I purposed did not allow for carry on / which was not clear on my confirmation when purchasing the ticket"
Cons: "The flight was late arriving, so consequently we had to pay a taxi to hotel, as shuttle had finished for the night. Air Canada staff let people know 10 mins prior to boarding that we needed the app to view movies in-flight. Most people couldn't download quick enough, & airport Wifi was not optimal"
Cons: "Main meal was the worst I have had in over 10 years on a plane. I got the pasta. There were no vegetables or color other than yellow/orange in the dish. The side was a potato salad, which is also not very nutritious. Then you get a brownie and a roll. The breakfast/snack was also a pumpkin slice of bread. The overall food options were not very diverse in terms of the food groups. I thought plane food had improved in the last decade or so, but not on this flight."
Cons: "First trip with AerLingus. It was late by 40 minutes. When we finally boarded they made a comment we were right on time when we most definitely were not. Then on the flight the only beverage service was almost non-existent because the flight attendants rush by rather than actually wanting to give anyone a beverage. Several people including me had connecting flights yet no one bothered to help us get to them on time. I barely made it to mine but several people probably did not as we got there 5 minutes before their flights were to take off."
Pros: "Thank goodness there was lots of room on this plane, makes it much nicer"
Cons: "Old plane, and business class is just ok. So sad that Air Canada is only flying this route with Rouge... they just are ok. Boarding was a gong show - they blocked off the area with little posts to keep people organized and were boarding a big flight to Tokyo right beside us. Horrible."
Cons: "They wouldn’t wait 10 minutes for us to arrive on our incoming flight."
Cons: "Again very disappointed. No food, no flight monitoring and no tv access. Felt very "cheep". Cop o see idea far far better."
Pros: "Flight was ok overall. Staff were nice."
Cons: "I don't think there was enough crew on board to serve all the passengers. Water was only offered once. I did get to watch free movies from Vancouver to Toronto. However, you had to pay for entertainment from Toronto to Costa Rica"
Cons: "Delay in YUL...5 mins turned into 60...almost missed travel in SJO to final destination"
Pros: "It was quite and smooth"
Cons: "I have never been so hot on a plane. Even with the air blowing on me I was sweating! It was crazy hot!"
Pros: "Once on plane all OK"
Cons: "Check in unhelpful to being rude by ignoring people and avoiding getting advice from higher ups. Worst service I Have experienced in 60 years of air flight three times a year ,at least"
Pros: "Everything else was great"
Cons: "No movies"
Pros: "Disable passenger here. They were very helpful and accommodating"
Pros: "We were given a $10 meal voucher in Toronto for the 2hr delay, nothing was done for us in windsor after waiting close to 5 hours."
Cons: "Flight was delayed from Windsor to Toronto for hours the. Again from Toronto to San José."
Pros: "Flight was delayed. Boarding crew was very disorganized and asked passengers to check bags at last minute. Waited 1 hour to get an arrival gate in Toronto. Waited 2hours with 50-70 passengers to get my bag."
Cons: "Entertainmentin plane"
Pros: "Seats were fairly comfortable. Crew on flight from Toronto to San Jose were friendly. Crew on home flight very aloof."
Cons: "Did not know you should pre book food. They ran out. Very frustrating. Said they had breakfast food and snacks. All that was left by the time they got to our seats were chips and nuts. And they didn’t seem to care. Entertainment worked better on way back. Could not get it going on way there, even with crew assistance. Line ups for check in in San Jose were crazy. Over 40 minutes."
Pros: "Upgraded to business class."
Pros: "we had a very good seating distance in row 15"
Cons: "the cabin service was simply bad: very limited meal offerings, drinks were not cold, flight attendants were pretty arrogant."
Pros: "On tiime"
Cons: "Has to wait an hour and a half at the gate to park in sanfransico"
Pros: "The staff"
Cons: "No TV monitors and food was bad"
Cons: "I could not get a seat assignment or a boarding pass for my connecting flight"
Pros: "Service flight on time food"
Cons: "No movies for 7 hour flight"
Cons: "-didn't make it clear that we needed to download air canada app for entertainment. Crew gave conflicting information. International flight was NOT equipped for inflight entertainment. Food was not good--mainly packaged and not fresh."
Cons: "Still waiting to try to get on a flight via the standby option, and even that flight keeps getting delayed and the gate was changed. The whole trip has been a clusterf***."
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats"
Pros: "I was not on this flight I flew raleigh to Toronto to Montreal to geneVa but I bet it was a great flight!"
Pros: "Some staff were professional and nice."
Cons: "The staff at the check in counter need some additional training because they didn't notice that the boarding pass that they gave me did not give me a seat on my flight. I didnt notice until boarding the plane. I showed the customer service agent at the gate and that's when she told me I didnt have a seat on the plane and that they had to get me one before I could board it. Everything ended up working out in the but the same problem happened with another flyer and they couldn't get her a seat. So she had to wait for the next flight!! I felt bad for her because like myself she paid for a seat on that plane and because of Air Canada's horrible system she missed her flight. Also, my flight to Newark was nightmare because my flight from London to Toronto was delayed, and my connecting flight to Newark left without waiting for me and other passengers on the delayed plane. I think that's the most crazy thing because all us passengers paid for that flight and we had no choice but to wait the next day. We were accommodated with a hotel after waiting hours and hours but it was still very frustrating."
Cons: "The in-flight entertainment videos do not have closed captioning. This is highly discriminatory towards the hearing impaired. I am really disappointed that Air Canada has so blatantly neglected the comfort of passengers with hearing disabilities."
Pros: "Seat were comfortable (however the struggle is when you have someone with long legs behind you...)"
Cons: "Entertainment was using the app, they could have had a sign at the gate so those of us that didn't have it could have download it before boarding."
Pros: "It is convenient to take Air Canada from our town and connct in Toronto."
Cons: "The staff are barely polite and do not really care about the passengers. No smiles, Not friendly or welcoming. We trwveled in US last month.. What a difference in attitude. The food was awful, bordering in inedible. (example salad was cold canned corn with shreds of cabbage and no dressing.) Breqkfast was a piece of bread with choice of orange or tomato juice. No tea or coffee. They lost one of our bags, no apology and another company handled the search and return. No reason given to leave it behind. baggage and carry on rules are complex and complicated, and you never know when they will decide to enforce them and penalize you. If you can get there any other way don't go Air Canada."
Pros: "It was convenient from our local airport."
Cons: "Tried to sell seat selection for $11 each way per person. Really awful policy for a 38 minute flight in a small plane. Don't get caught on that one."
Pros: "Flight from Windsor to Toronto wa good. The connecting flight was cancelled and the next flights was over booked so we had to over night in Toronto. Then get up at 530 to get the 6am hotel shuttle in order to get back to airport for our 8am flight. They seem to always cancel the 9pm flight from Thunder Bay to Toronto because not full enough."
Cons: "Our connecting flight from Toronto to Thunder Bay was cancelled. Then we had to get up at 530am to get the 6am hotel shuttle in order to get back to airport for our 8am flight. They seem to always cancel the 9pm flight from Thunder Bay to Toronto because not full enough. And the last flight is over sold so we have to stay the night in Toronto. Then don't offer the 9pm flight. Passengers have other commitments in their life's. We don't need AC to just hold us over for the night because one of their flights is have empty."
Pros: "Great cabin crew - really friendly and helpful to passengers. Good selection of drinks. AMS-YYZ-YQG All nice enough - good leg room and nice to have a 2-4-2 seating configuration YQG-YYZ-LHR Nice to be on a 787."
Cons: "Food was bland, but as expected on a transatlantic route. Good selection of drinks. One of the suitcases missed the flight, but was promptly delivered the following day. It would have been nice if this could have been notified earlier, rather than having to wait for all passenger's luggage to be delivered before realising that our's was not there."
Cons: "This is not an Air Canada flight, is a Rouge flight, meaning there is no service, no screens, not even blankets on board. I didn't know that until after confirming my reservation, and it makes all the difference. For a low cost flight, the service is ok, but it shouldn't be advertised as Air Canada at all."
Pros: "Departure was right on time. Arrival was right on time"
Cons: "Flight was a bit bouncy! Only got a free drink, no free snacks like pretzels or something."
Pros: "Comfort. Individual screens"
Pros: "Great attention from staff towards patrons."
Cons: "The late boarding, the delay to liftoff"
Pros: "On such a small plane I am just glad I land in one piece and that we do not hit turbulence. The Windsor airport is very pleasant to deal with as an alternative to leaving from Detroit Metro. I will choose to do this when flights are available."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "No leg room, was actually painfull"
Cons: "We were on the Tarmac for almost two hours before take off. We were served only cold drinks and pretzels, no tea or coffee, during the entire time. There was very little leg room, the seats were cramped and inadequate luggage space."