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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Food was not fully prepared. potatoes were hard."
Cons: "It’s very very poor and flight radar is below average"
Cons: "Three hours departure delay from Munich to SFO"
Pros: "MAN-MUC & MUC-CPH via LH. Business class. LH Businesss class is middle seat of 3 is empty and larger amounts of baggage plus you have access to lounges. Both planes flew and arrived reasonably on time, which is what I look for.And I got all the Business Class extras."
Cons: "Security at Manchester was very slow - long enough make me ill from standing in one place too long. But then I was well looked after. The meals on both flights were identical; I don't think it can be a big problem to correct that. I took a long time to get accepted by the WiFi in the two lounges."
Cons: "First flight delayed, missed flight to SF, stuck in frankfurt. A hotel is not adequate compensation"
Pros: "The crew was friendly. The seating was ok but dirty floors"
Pros: "Respect and politeness of the staff"
Cons: "Wi-Fi is not available on all flights also is easy to download the fllynet"
Pros: "The downstairs bathrooms were great: five roomy clean bathrooms, always one available. The crew was superb, professional, kind, capable. The entire trip was perfection. The timing of both flights, the airports, it was travel at its best. We love Lufthansa. We have tremendous confidence in them."
Cons: "The food was just okay. A better choice of wine and greater selection of spirits would be nice."
Pros: "Free drinks"
Cons: "Plane land on time"
Pros: "Flight was delayed, but the crew did all they can to make passengers feel comfortable."
Cons: "No food for vegetarians."
Cons: "Mediocre sandwich"
Cons: "Seat comfort"
Pros: "Food was good and crew were helpful."
Cons: "Seat could have been comfier!"
Pros: "Lufthansa long haul flights has a really cool air flight status system."
Cons: "Sometimes you just get the bad luck of having a smelly passenger next to you. This was one of those flights."
Cons: "I don't know why all airlines don't have a more orderly system for boarding by zones (like Delta). Lufthansa and Swiss both just have a mob of people blocking the boarding area and hindering people who shoud actually be boarding to get through."
Pros: "Terrible flight. Super tight seats. Major airport delay to take off and land. Overall not a good experience."
Pros: "Crew were amazing not stingy with the drinks. Boarding was easy and smooth"
Cons: "Would prefer flying with partner United though. Think they offered a better service on board"
Pros: "Crew was courteous and professional. Food was okay. Movie selection really good."
Cons: "Wider seats and more leg room."
Pros: "Crew very good"
Cons: "Could not check in online or get seat reservations in advance (other flights for journey allowed us to choose seats when we booked flights). This meant we were sitting separately and groundstaff suggested we were on standby, which we definitely weren't! Very irritating and unnecessary."
Pros: "Great amount of legroom, snack given even though < 1hr flight"
Pros: "Space in cabin, friendly crew and nice food"
Cons: "Shorter stoppage ;)"
Pros: "The crew was ok. The seating was comfortable as we had good leg room as we booked on a premium economy class."
Cons: "We requested for a chicken meal at dinner time but instead my husband and I was served the beef meal. I was very disappointed as firstly the way the beef was cooked tasted horrid. Secondly a mix up at the catering dept like labelling beef meal as chicken should never happen!"
Cons: "Turbines did not start up initially. 1h delay."
Pros: "snacks and entertainment"
Pros: "You can charge your phone on the flight. Got snacks on each flights"
Cons: "the food options"
Pros: "Boarding was great. There is priority boarding available for those booked on connecting long haul premium economy flights."
Cons: "The seat was very uncomfortable. For a 2 hour flight, it was okay. Any longer would have been difficult."
Pros: "The notifications for the change of gates by Lufthansa."
Cons: "Dairy free option for snack. Larger stock of drinks (Ran out of Beer). Made sure the luggage is loaded on to the plane! Communication to inform passengers that no luggage had made it to Birmingham as people were waiting around for hours!"
Cons: "I was trying to extend my ticket but no one was answering my call last 2 days so I misssed my flight no refund nothing"
Pros: "Staff were very nice. Flight arrived on time."
Cons: "App or website didn’t work for check in. Lines at the airport were very long. The flight was over booked so I didn’t get a seat until at the gate. Overall too much hassle. Food options in the plane were horrible for vegans/allergies"
Pros: "Service leg room and service with a smile"
Pros: "Flight attendants Was nice and friendly, I do like theirs Sevice ."
Pros: "Friendly cabin crew"
Pros: "Efficient, on time, and the experienced air crew did well with a wicked wind shear at takeoff."
Cons: "No movie, no passenger loading from the rear."
Pros: "All. The customers was good and nice"
Pros: "I flew in the A380 bulkhead at row 50 from Munich to Hong Kong. Have flown premium economy with Lufthansa before, it was no different from before. The service is efficient. Entertainment was fine and had an interesting selection in their world cinema section."
Cons: "A pretty standard experience and nothing which makes you feel special. Other airlines might offer an upgraded meal in premium economy or a special cocktail, but not on Lufthansa."
Pros: "All good - Lufthansa even handled an unexpected air traffic delay well, meaning my connection still worked. Great price too - booked at short notice and Lufthansa business was half the price of BA. Far better device too."
Cons: "No negatives."
Pros: "Crew was very professional, seating comfort excellent, flight very little turbulence, close to estimated arrival time, overall a good experience."
Cons: "Luggage waiting time too long, my suitcase was badly damaged rendered unusable, came to a compensation agreement which was acceptable to me at the time since I was pressed for time to catch the train I had a reservation for. But still will not buy me a new suitcase."
Pros: "All the full service airlines are pretty good in the air. But what sets apart Lufthansa is it's ground staff. On the previous occasion I had left behind my waist bag on the seat containing passports, cash and cards. Their lost and found desk retrieved it quickly, absolutely intact. On the last occasion, my mother in law, who is over 85 was taken care of very well at not only Delhi but especially at the Frankfurt airport. I must truly acknowledge young lady Jessica's efforts, in ensuring that everything was handled very caringly by her personally, for an old lady at the Frankfurt airport."
Cons: "Frankfurt to Copenhagen was delayed and would have been to be told prior or compensated"
Pros: "Did manage to get priority transfer which I requested from Dubrovnik but was told. “We do not do those”"
Cons: "Rest of the flight was bearable nothing write about. Typical cheap alow cost flight"
Pros: "Height Space, good pilot and some of the food. Good landing and overall pilot skill."
Cons: "For the whole journey I had a small child kicking, knocking, tapping behind me. Kept waking me up also nearly ten hours of whining. I was genuinely uneasy and uncomfortable for the whole trip. I think there should be a designated child with adult area as I really don’t think this is acceptable. It is stressful enough traveling for 30+ hours this really is not welcome."
Pros: "In the end I made the flight."
Cons: "Couldn’t add my baggage online thus resulting in a penalty for paying at the airport. Also ticket was booked by Kayak as a standby without alerting me."
Cons: "Cancelled flight and transferring me on turkish airlines again the flight was delayed over three hours.,obviously we have missed our connection flight to Beirut and now waiting in front the hotel desk because the first flight to Beirut is 12:25 pm , I have lost 2 days from my holiday,I'm very tired and upset, I will never use kayak ever again and I will tell all my friends and family to avoid it."
Cons: "The flight was delayed . When we arrived in Frankfurt, there was a quie of 200m . After waiting 10 minutes, they asked us to go to other passport control . We had to walk onother 10 minutes to get there ."
Cons: "Flight delays"
Pros: "Friendly crew and great food. Didn't have to wait long to be boarded."
Cons: "4 good movies, regular water rounds, friendly staff, enough toilets"
Cons: "That flight for 2.5 hrs is way to tight. An hour, hour and a half... OK. But 2.5 hrs on a packed flight was uncomfortable"
Cons: "Hit heavy turbulence ,scary"
Cons: "Except for Ginette , the rest of the crew weren’t courteous or polite. Couldn’t wait for you to complete your meal to clear up."
Pros: "crew were late, boarding was impacted, flight was delayed an hour"
Cons: "Gin availability"
Cons: "Offered entertainment"
Pros: "The connecting BA flight from Houston to LHR was an old 747 and my broken window blind didn’t go down. The worst part was I paid for a bulkhead seat and once we got on the plane it turned out the configuration was different and the seat was not bulkhead."
Cons: "Accurate configuration. A more modern plane."
Pros: "Wide choice of films on the flight, boarding was hassle free."
Cons: "Crew could have been much politer when asking about the food wishes of others. Seemed to have no idea how to walk through the aisles, hitting my head and shoulders more than once while walking through."
Cons: "Plane flight got delayed until 6pm from 10:30am. What."
Pros: "Very attentive crew"
Cons: "Boarding gates"
Pros: "Considering it was only a 2.5 hour flight, the snack was fairly good."
Pros: "The crew were nice, glad I paid for the extra legroom."
Cons: "The food was only so-so, but it’s only a short flight so you can’t expect too much."
Cons: "Leg room"
Pros: "It left on time and arrived on time"
Cons: "Service, comfort and food as I would rate these below 0 if there was that option."
Cons: "The service from the check in desk to the stewardess"
Cons: "Flight delayed, interior of aircraft was deteriorating"
Pros: "Take offs equaled lands"
Cons: "Dirty and tied plane seat way to tiely spaced. Disinterested crew. I hate stowage"
Pros: "The boarding agent and flight attendants were on, although the flight attendants didn’t do a second drink service on a six-hour flight out of laziness but blamed turbulence. (There were 2 hours after the turbulence with fasten seatbelt signs off.)"
Cons: "No in-flight entertainment except on your own device. No power, ensuring your device will die on a long flight. The old US Airways fleet from the Northeast is awful. And the lazy flight attendants didn’t do a second drink service."
Pros: "Plane was new and clean..good leg room."
Cons: "Being told to shut window blinds and spent most of the journey in darkness. No hot drinks. Long gaps between cold drinks. Staff not very friendly."
Pros: "I liked crew"
Cons: "It wasn't comfortable"
Pros: "The flight crew was incredibly friendly"
Cons: "Old plane with uncomfortable seats. Also, for a 10 hour flight there was only 1 new release and it was a kids movie"
Pros: "Safe and on time."
Cons: "Crew did the minimum, showing no appreciation to passengers or asking if they could do anything more. Virtually no communication from pilot about route of flight or progress during flight. American’s international service lacks any flavor of being international."
Pros: "The flagship first seats in American Airlines are among the best in class given that I only flew from Miami to JFK. Fully flat beds and ample room."
Cons: "Very limited food options."
Pros: "Crew was polite, accommodating and pleasant"
Cons: "Seats too close together, too narrow, and without individual screens. Seats did not recline enough"
Pros: "Friendly flight crew on full flight."
Cons: "Late take off"
Pros: "Loved the food that was served for my flight and the complementary beer."
Cons: "Well, the seats could have reclined more but this is the price you pay for air travel :)"
Cons: "Waiting for 30 minutes a Dublin to dock."
Pros: "I liked the room."
Cons: "There was no entertainment. Could not get seats together."
Pros: "Arrived safely."
Cons: "Noisy children."
Pros: "The plane was not busy so services took about 5 minutes, everyone had 2 seats minimum and generally quiet. Had it been busy, it would have been different in that seats were not very wide, aisles very small, if the seat in front reclines and you don't, you can't see your screen and not a lot of space in general."
Cons: "If you want to select your seat, be prepared to pay £175 per flight. This is ridiculous! Second meal was a very bare bbq beef pie or sweet potato pie... On their own with nothing else and it arrived 30 minutes before we landed so very rushed. On a 9.5hr flight the 2nd meal needed to be an actual meal and come sooner than it did."
Pros: "The plane was late but from that point everything was fine."
Cons: "Our last 6 flights have all been changed or delayed significantly. Then they loose our bags on a direct flight. Won’t fly America airlines again!"
Pros: "How can you serve food like that."
Cons: "Drinks were fare , had to ask for seconds 10 hour flight. Where were they. I got up and got my own."
Pros: "Landing at my final destination."
Cons: "Over 3 hours of delays. American Airlines needs to get their act together at Chicago O’Hare airport."
Cons: "Very small plane, economy seats only."
Pros: "Veggie Asian meal was great - curry."
Cons: "Freezing cold air conditioning. Seven hours siting in a fridge. Asked stewardess to turn it up. She didn't."
Pros: "Asked a stewardess to turn the heat up and she did."
Cons: "Freezing cold air conditioning. Every person I could see was wrapped up in their blanket before we had even taken off."
Pros: "Great films and tasty food"
Cons: "Had to run to gate after two buses to reach correct terminal. Saw info that flight was closing. Held up at gate due to confusion with my boarding pass. Limited leg room on flight. End of flight huge queues at Dallas airport for security. After a long flight a passenger does not need to be corralled through excessively long winding lines."
Cons: "Yes Old planes again. No charging ports no entertainment. The crew was nice but the whole experience of this trip was awful."
Pros: "I needed special assistance due to limit of mobility and I have been refused assistance twice"
Cons: "On the top of that my luggage was damaged"
Pros: "Went on time and looked after very well"
Cons: "Going over leg room, a bit tight"
Pros: "Crew very friendly couldn't be more helpful. Food snacks and drinks good. Very efficient boarding system the best I've encountered."
Cons: "Roof mounted tvs a bit disappointing and the films were just repeated. Coffee needs coffee in the cup, it was just milk and water no taste of coffee."
Pros: "Smooth flight, got in early."
Cons: "Breakfast was average. Could do better"
Pros: "Moved seats together, great plane and serviceN"
Cons: "Delay getting landing slot"
Pros: "Seats are comfortable. The flight was on time."
Cons: "A bigger snack should have been provided on such 3-hour flight."
Pros: "The Flight Crew were very friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Business class, Boeing 767-300 The seating configuration was 1/2/1 I would give these seats on a scale from 1 to 10 a 5, this was a very basic B/C seat, without a TV screen integrated to the seat in front of you, instead the flight crew hand out individual passenger entertainment systems, that are a pain to deal with and get in the way of everything your trying to do (ie eat, work, sleep.) I’m only 5’9 and I found when the seat was in the bed mode, the seat slopped down very slightly, and your feet would end up underneath the side table to the row of seats in front of you. As i wear a size 13 shoe, i found that space to be rather cramped especially for my feet."
Pros: "My throat was sore and stewardess was able to give me water while I attempted to take cold flu pills"