Cons: "A comfort kit on a ultra long haul flight goes a long way"
Pros: "Crew could have been less rude"
Pros: "Wonderful trip, Super nice Crew , perfect meal , great entertainment system"
Cons: "Can not be topped up"
Cons: "The person next to me had a distinct body odor."
Pros: "Kindy flight attedances,,smooth boarding,,delicious food"
Pros: "Okay in general, nothing impressive"
Cons: "Food certainly need improvement, lacking in attention to ensure food quality. Crews need proper training in customer service."
Cons: "Seat space could be wider for working"
Pros: "Wow they did not disappoint flight attendants Overdid themselves with amazing service planes are super clean and entertainment systems are state of the art great job Singapore Airlines can’t wait to fly with you again you definitely earned your #1 ranking"
Pros: "(Previous PE comparisons: Turkish AL, Air NZ, SAS) Ease of check-in, on-time dep/arr, crew attention and responsiveness, seating within the range to be expected of this class."
Cons: "Plane condition: Cosmetic plastic panel below monitor and seat back pocket on Seat 31E fell off when foot rest was lowered; had previously been secured by adhesive tape. Panel removed by crew. In-flight entertainment system: Persistent intermittent loss of sound while listening to movie or TV program. Food: Tried to use "Book the Cook" feature touted by Singapore's website. Was unable to get on site for that purpose. The last try a message appeared (late September) that site was being "rebuilt." On the flight, there was no menu of choices; we were offered 3 vaguely worded choices which boiled down to beef, chicken or vegetables. Those appeared in not particularly appetizing forms and combinations--P.S., we like east and southeast Asian cooking and had just spent 3 weeks in Japan. Failure to provide information about possible delays due to WRG deplaning location at LAX: Although we are frequent fliers to and from LAX, we'd never heard of the WRG. It would have been helpful if the crew had informed us upon arrival that there could possibly be a wait on the plane as buses were used to transport us approximately 1/2 mile to TBIT. Generally: We chose Singapore because of its reputation for excellence. Belying the name of the class, both Turkish AL and Air NZ treated Premium Economy passengers as "junior" business class. Singapore treated us as coach with a roomier cabin and seating pitch."
Pros: "With Singapore Airlines the service is always good I actually paid extra to fly them after three weeks in India"
Cons: "Older plane with a fair amount of broken down details Plugs don’t all work, magazine pocket had rips, etc.... could be that they allocate resources to different markets"
Cons: "The toilets were a little unsanitary."
Pros: "The comfort and caring staff"
Cons: "Food serve a bit slow with the no of pax and long queue for the washroom"
Pros: "The crew was very nice and professional and the amenities were top notch."
Cons: "There wasn't enough leg room. My knees touched the chair in front of me the whole time."
Pros: "Short flight"
Pros: "The lunch and dinner menu was excellent"
Cons: "more bathrooms."
Pros: "more room in the seats - excellent hostesses who are so friendly and helpful - lovely food."
Cons: "When refreshments were being served they did so in a hurry for some reason and missed passengers including myself. We had to call for an attendant to serve the refreshments who seemed a little annoyed at that."
Pros: "I liked the food that was provided and the range of entertainment is up to date anencephaly plentiful, spoiling you for choice. The flight crew were very friendly and prompt to serve which was amazing"
Cons: "The desserts. The bun."
Pros: "Spacious economy class seating and great service"
Pros: "Flight crew, food, boarding and entertainment great."
Cons: "Just didn't like the 7 hour delay for the flight. Nobody's fault."
Pros: "The trip was uneventful, with the usual excellent service."
Pros: "Very good service."
Cons: "Crew woke me up from deep sleep to raise seatback for meal service. Sleep versus food?? Should prioritise sleep every time on night flights."
Pros: "The seats seem to have more leg room, food was actually good, and the staff was delightful."
Cons: "It was a 17 hour flight, but they made it bearable."
Pros: "Friendliness and efficiency of crew. Comfortable seats and in-flight entertainment."
Cons: "Not much. This airline is up there with the best."
Cons: "I purchased this ticket without realizing that the law stipulated 6-month validity remaining on one's US passport to enter singapore. The Singapore Airways website does not state this anywhere, and it was not until I arrived at the airport that I was informed that I wouldn't be able to check in, but nor could I refund or transfer the ticket. The booker should be obliged, when one enters the passport information upon purchasing the ticket, to make note if the passport expiration time is not valid for the flight. Spent $600+ on the flight, and the customer service person I spoke to from the airport was very abrasive and not interested in helping me figure out an alternative."
Pros: "Personal Touch!"
Cons: "No such!"
Pros: "Loved the hot towels, socks & tooth brush set, flight attendants were always really helpful and friendly"
Cons: "Other airlines always offer free upgrades on a not go crowded flights, but had not experienced that from Singapore airline. I've already traveled twice this year with them."
Pros: "Staff managed to change seating due to height. Very accommodating."
Cons: "Entertainment console dated. Sound very crackly. Video images not sharp."
Pros: "Very comfortable great personal service. Smooth flight,on schedule."
Cons: "I reserved a window seat on this site but was given a middle row instead when I checked in."
Pros: "The flight wasn't full so we had a spare seat between us, That made economy barely tolerable."
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: "Good reliable SQ service"
Cons: "I got the seat with communications box on the floor under the seat in front... no foot room :-("
Pros: "I got in some exercise during the delays and gate changes"
Cons: "Delay after delay, gate changes, lack of care from employees, missed a day of vacation in Germany, missed out on photos and memories"
Pros: "Safety, Friendlyness, Seats, Entertainment"
Pros: "Crew and boarding were efficient"
Cons: "Choice to have meal immediately after takeoff or just before landing. I chose to have it just after take-off but didn't expect not to have any breakfast. Not fun leaving the plane hungry."
Pros: "Amazing plane and crew!"
Pros: "The sevice was on point. Flight attendants were beautiful and worked harder than any other airline I have been on. The uniforms were on point too. The television had every new movie you could watch. Food, for an airline, was great. All drink service was included. Best airline I have ever flown!"
Cons: "Wifi cost 12 bucks and hour."
Cons: "The food was very poor indeed, the entertainment system was not working in my seat or the seat behind, I had to move to another seat"
Pros: "Overall very good."
Cons: "Weren't informed of status of connecting flight while in flight. Learnt that the connecting flight was held back on arrival in terminal."
Pros: "Seating space was very good. Meals terrific"
Cons: "Plane was delayed and no apologies were made. We had to rush to our connecting flight."
Pros: "got us there, efficient and effective crew."
Pros: "Had a row to myself to stretch out. Not crowded, no wait for bathrooms. I like the warm washcloths after we settled in and before meals. Plenty of blankets and pillows."
Cons: "Food was ok, not super high quality."
Pros: "The flight was half full. The staff reassigned me a seat to an empty row so I could stretch out and rest."
Cons: "I ordered the seafood meals and they were terrible on the outbound as well as the inbound flights."
Pros: "The employees of Air New Zealand always make our trips excellent."
Cons: "I always have trouble hearing the announcements in the waiting areas at the airports. Why can't they (airports) fix that."
Cons: "Please have the option to order Kosher meal!! The 1st air company that I use, that don’t offer this basic service!! Ridiculous!!"
Cons: "I was turned away at the gate and was unable to board the plane. It was an awful experience!"
Pros: "The crew, the food, overall experience was great!"
Cons: "Use less plastic"
Pros: "Good quick flight"
Pros: "Business class lay-flat seats and a private cubby."
Cons: "Boarding required a bus ride to a distant terminal rather than direct boarding from the terminal."
Pros: "The crew was fine. the seats were not so comfortable in the economy."
Cons: "More comfortable seats."
Pros: "Great crew. Wine and cheese was nice."
Cons: "Nothing. All good."
Pros: "Ground staff were particularly helpful"
Pros: "All round excellent - great service, food et al."
Pros: "I never doubt Air NZ , overall Ok ."
Cons: "this flight bit noisy, and felt dirty toilet ..anyway,,, I Like Air NZ .Hope good next time"
Pros: "Good selection of movies I thought."
Cons: "The flight was delayed by 50 mins. Missed my connecting flight from Auckland, so had to spend 3 hours at the airport. A voucher for internet access would’ve been nice."
Pros: "The crew were pleasant and professional, and the aircraft was in excellent condition."
Cons: "Boarding through the rear door during the rain -- with an elderly couple ahead who had problems negotiating the stairs, leaving them and all behind them in the rain. The airline could have allowed everyone to board through the airbridge in light of the weather."
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "Pity that a light meal wasn’t served fir free but understand because of low price"
Pros: "The actual flight wasn’t terrible"
Cons: "I missed my initial flight...I was short on time and rushed to get to the gate so I didn’t recheck my bag. Got there and told they moved me because my bag hadn’t been checked."
Pros: "Excellent flight, ..."
Pros: "Clean modern plane, on-time, nice Regional lounge"
Pros: "Window seat liked it"
Cons: "About baggage didnt liked it... And no food too we didnt came across these to book it while booking tickets .. And passport recognization in sydney troubled a lot us for re checking and identification of our faces to passport ...it was irritating as if we r some wrong we did ..passport photo was without usage or somehow it was like dat not clear picture of us... Maybe due to moist it was like dat...no one was listening to us and made us to wait for long time ."
Pros: "No bags on an international flight?! I had to pay $375 for 3 bags. Last minute changes with a layover, instead of a 3 hr flight it was a 6 hr flight and NO FOOD not even available to purchase.... very confusing very disappointed...."
Pros: "Friendly team on board"
Pros: "Great choice of entertainment, crew was very fun! Food was good. Nice leg room at my seat. Carry-on compartments are very high in these planes, great for tall people, one can actually stand without hitting the head."
Cons: "I could not select my seat (for free) at booking. Later I could not checkin via internet on my mobile, I needed the APP but couldn't download it (not enough battery at the time), consequently I had to take seat given at checkin at airport but attendant kindly found me a seat that was best in what was left on a fully booked plane."
Pros: "Not much to like with the cattle car ride that was an hour late."
Cons: "I was shocked at the baggage charge upon checking in and was told I just purchased a seat from Virgin Australia but no baggage transport with the flight. When kayak directed me to VA, I made the purchase and certainly did not remember being offered a chance to purchase baggage fee as other airlines offer (e.g. BA). While I understand kayak refer users to search airlines baggage fees it need to make sure that airlines offer true and baggage fees at the time of purchase so the full cost of flight is clear at purchase time."
Pros: "Awesome customer service, I was impressed."
Cons: "The staff asked for my return ticket to the U.S. I told them I have a round trip ticket from and to Japan. I have to show them my U. S. Navy identification card otherwise Air New Zealand would not have processed my boarding pass ticket. Air New Zealand discriminates."
Pros: "The staff lady told me to there’s no food available then I told I need to buy it last time my flight was Jetstar was good even everyone can buy food on board but leta I called Chinese lady understood how I was hungry she brought me bread with batter and coffee that’s was good and best service I always thank to her service"
Pros: "Air New Zealand check-in as well as counter personnel were professional and courteous."
Cons: "Booked through Kayak with what I thought was an equivalent Expedia ticket but was horrible surprised when I checked-in. Two other fellow travelers booked flight VA 7516 through Expedia for $218 (USD) one-way. I was able to open the same flight / departure time / price with Expedia but could not book. I then switched to Kayak and located this same flight (as I wanted to travel together with them), and it was for approximately same price. Upon check-in I was told it would cost $120 to check my luggage in (which I reluctantly paid). They indicated my ticket did not include this. I later discussed this with my two travelers and their check-in luggage plus a meal were included with their Expedia (Virgin Australia) ticket. Why was my Kayak (Virgin Australia) ticket so different from Expedia when our bookings were done about the same time? I no longer trust Kayak for future bookings."
Pros: "As has been my prior experience with Air New Zealand, I found the trip to be virtually flawless. The boarding process was smooth and efficient, the crew was great and seemed to genuinely enjoy their job, the food was good, and I had lots of choices on the IFE system. For flying cattle class on a 15 hour flight, I arrived reasonably rested and content."
Cons: "My only complaint is that the extra $60 I had to pay in order to get a window seat got me just that. There was no additional room either length- or width-wise and no other advantages other than the window. I would not pay for that "privilege" again and I'm sorry to see that ANZ has stooped to the level of its American counterparts."
Pros: "everything, crew best. Bit chilly and the FA put a blanket over my name without me even asking! Yummy food, I was late to boarding but easy to get on. Can't wait until they get Wifi!"
Pros: "Smooth operation once onboard"
Cons: "Boarding sequence mix-up"
Pros: "Queenstown/Christchurch: quick and easy. Air New Zealand does a good job."
Cons: "All g."
Pros: "Flight was delayed due to A/C difficulties, But no big worry for me. I had no other flight to catch in Wellington."
Cons: "Captain's sense of humor."
Pros: "Cabin crew was excellent"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Crew were very human unlike in the industry. Seat next to me was empty, I requested to change the seat Ms. Aimee the crew let me after safe cruising. Best part is, the seat was sky couch or premium economy and she let me use it. If it would be other airlines they would mindlessly refuse it. High level of courteousy and sense of exellent service displayed. All airlines should learn"
Cons: "Food could get better."
Pros: "Everything about this flight was superb. The staff was very nice, the seating area was spacious and relaxing and the lights inside were super fun! Everything ran on time and the food was actually quite good."
Cons: "My dead would not recline, but I would not find any fault with my flight even with that."
Pros: "Comfortable, Clean & Friendly Service. Loved the fun saftey video. Best flight I've been on by far."
Pros: "Flight had gluten free meals. Crew was professional"
Cons: "45 minutes late so missed connecting flight. While anz booked me on the next flight, international flights shouldn't be that late"
Pros: "Not a problem, anywhere. For a long day, that is appreciated."
Pros: "The space sllocated is grossly inadequate security is overcrowed Dave not aware of poor image this gives thr city that of a rural enclave"
Cons: "Ovetcrowed no space"
Cons: "Only issue was demand of passenger behind me that I not recline my seat back. I complied and chose not to bring it to crew's attention but was unable to travel comfortably for last leg of our 20+ hour trip."
Pros: "Plenty of movies. Tight legroom and harder to get into seats with pillows, headsets and blankets on seats and the plastic bags make them slip everywhere.. Maybe pass them out after everyone had boarded."
Cons: "See above. Plus it was a rough turbulent flight."
Cons: "I did not fly from Brisbane to Auckland"
Pros: "They put me on a flight to Auckland and then a flight to Wellington"
Cons: "Well I didn't even get on this flight because the plane haven't even left wellington when it was supposed to have been boarding in Sydney had to get two different flights"
Pros: "I have not flown international in a long time. It was confortable and entertainment was great. The only thing I did not like is that with New Zealand air one can only check in 1 bag for free. We stayed in NZ for 18 days. The other airlines let you check in 2 bags. For an international flight 2 bags is only fair. Thanks."
Pros: "It was a short flight"
Cons: "You had to pay for 3/4ths of the movies and shows. Kayak didn't specify whether I had a checked bag or not so when I got to the airport I had to fork over $120! I had no choice because I'm not going to leave my luggage behind. I was not pleased with this third party booking."
Pros: "Fantastic crew members who were very helpful with our infant."
Pros: "premium economy! excellent service in LAX by QF ground staff on transfer"
Pros: "Nice crew, surprisingly fresh food."
Cons: "Very cramped seating."
Cons: "Crew was not friendly. Also - who thought putting call buttons in the armrest was a good idea? We had 10 accidental calls from the people around us alone."
Cons: "The frittata and the spinach was not the best meal, but the rest seemed really good."
Pros: "good seat"
Cons: "rude crew and unsanitary bathroom"
Pros: "Sitting in an front isle seat with leg room and the helpful nice sterward"
Pros: "Fantastic service and overall experience on my first flight on a 787 Dreamliner. Flying QF50 with Qantas from SFO to Melbourne. Slept 8 hours. Will fly down from Sydney to leave via Melbourne in the future, such a good plane."
Pros: "The view"
Cons: "Poor food and no choice, only given tofu noodles! The general appearance of the plane was dated and worn, needs a refit. It felt more like a cheap budget airline not ‘the spirit of australia’ as branded. The touch screen was so bad that you forced the persons head in front to move when you pressed the screen."
Cons: "The flight was cancelled and my itinerary was re-booked and going thru Melbourne to Perth. I lost half day of my life wasted in the Airport. The worst part of this change was flying on an old 737 thru Melbourne without the entertainment access for this long flight."
Cons: "Seats could be a bit softer"
Pros: "Flight attendants where quality in their delivery of service Food was good (Chicken salad)"
Cons: "Staff that maned the gate clearly a novice or untrained. His coworker seemingly not bothered if the job was done correctly or not. Resulting in multiple bags being lost. And not just mine, at least 4 people had baggage lost due to lack of care and attention Absolutely dier."
Cons: "Disembarking.... No gate so had to get bus to shuttle to terminal... 1 bus for nearly 1000 passengers.... Took nearly 90 minutes to get off plane."
Pros: "Nice crew"
Cons: "Delayed by an hour. Gate change to a gate too small to accommodate people. Food was pretty ordinary. Seats very cramped."
Pros: "The variety of television/movies was fantastic."
Cons: "Overall, the crew was rude. Short answers, extremely long delays helping passengers. A different crew in the same flight was so much better! So I know it wasn’t “typical.” They ran out of 2 of the 3 dinner options before serving us. I assumed they would start with our row at breakfast to ensure we got first pick. Nope. Served last once again (and we were in the middle, so why last???)"
Pros: "Watched movies to pass the time. Trip uneventful but 2 hours late"
Cons: "The announcements by cabin crew on board were hard to understand as English not first language"
Cons: "1. Food option ran out quickly 2. The row I was sitting in had limited leg room (61)"
Pros: "Excellent service. Comfortable seats."
Cons: "Nothing comes to mind"
Pros: "Efficient loading & unloading. Flight was on time."
Cons: "Seats were way too close together!!"
Cons: "I paid to select aisle seating but upon board found out my seating was the middle seat."
Pros: "The salmon entree was top notch. Veggies cooked crisp too. Morning muffin was warm. All very yummy:) Wonderful smiling crew."
Cons: "The audio headphones had patchy reception. Needed to wiggle the wires."
Pros: "Friendly customer service crew, nice amenities kit, and quick boarding."
Pros: "Friendly flight attendants"
Cons: "Leg room is tight in economy"
Pros: "Staff were friendly. Enjoyed getting a meal included in the ticket for everyone."
Cons: "Could be more of a range of movies to watch"
Pros: "freindly staff."
Cons: "First I wasn't told I'd be going domestic . Arrived at the airport 4:30 to catch the internation flight @7:20. Funny thing is I was the only person around. There was the changing of shifts for ground & cleaning etc. No ticket booths. Put passport in kiosk,it said basically no. Finally a ticket agent showed up. She tried my passport ,and nothing. Checked threw the computer & it said leaving out of domestic. Go down to the end of the hall, can check in there. It's Qantas alright, not open till 7:00. Start to panic a bit. Stopped someone and asked. They told me I was at the wrong terminal! Get to other, check in. Ask if I have to collect luggage and customs at LAX. No goes right threw. Wrong. Waited for cases at LAX. Have to collect & go threw customs. No cases, lost in Melbourne. Then I was ignored."
Pros: "Quality & service."
Cons: "Would have prefered to fly Emirates."
Pros: "Friendly Service and free drinks"
Cons: "Long flight"
Cons: "Checking process could use some improvement; LAX check-in counter staff was NOT customer oriented; got the feeling that either they hate the job and had a bad day?"
Pros: "Nothing to speak of that I liked"
Cons: "Short flight, no food to speak of, no entertainment"
Pros: "The new clear aircraft"
Cons: "The fruit was not ripe and not edible."
Pros: "The on board staff were fantastic, very personable, helpful and friendly."
Cons: "They did not have vegetarian food in spite of my request."
Pros: "The crew was helpful. Food was good. Really like the individual entertainment screens!"
Cons: "Sad because it was more crowded and we couldn't get by a window. On top of that, the sky cam must have been broken so we couldn't even watch from our screens. I won't travel on a Friday again. Would be nice to have a bit more leg room!"
Pros: "Dinner on a 1 hr flight! Unheard of in US in coach."
Cons: "Small seats (but same as our 13hr United flight from SYdney to Sam Francisco). Tolerable on 1hr flight."
Cons: "Food: Japanese fried chicken was soggy. Economy space is cramped, and stuck next to a guy who invaded into my space and guy in front leant his seat back. Overnight flight but couldn't sleep when it was so cramped (when usually I can without problem on other flights)"
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and accommodating. It's a lot big flight from DFW to Sydney and they do everything they can to make you comfortable. Plenty of movies to watch. Seats are comfortable. The food is pretty good. Plus you get a menu so you know exactly what meal choices are. They go above and beyond to ensure a great flight."
Cons: "The headphone jacks are on the side of the armrest. It's is a very inconvenient location especially for people who are slightly wider than the average jo. It shout be on top the arm rest or in a much more comfortable location"
Pros: "I have a nut allergy and there are no nut free meal options to select prior to my flight. Worse still the attendants didn't bother to check the meal ingredients, something that was offered to me by the budget airline Fly Dubai."
Pros: "Nothing to be honest.."
Cons: "food was pathetic, served late, i have always found the Qantas crew to be rude. No change to that. Somethings dont change. this is one of them. I first flew w Qantas in 2005 in business class, and since then i have downgraded. But the attitude hasn't changed. It's as if we are doing service by choosing Qantas...."
Pros: "The check in process was seamless - we did not queue at all The crew were great and gave us a bottle of bubbles when we landed The food was surprisingly good"
Cons: "The entertainment on board was really disappointing"
Pros: "As I stated previously, I am blind and found the special assistance Qantas offers invaluable. Every crew member I interacted with was polite, thoughtful, warm, attentive, and extremely helpful."
Cons: "can not think of any."
Pros: "Crew was very professional. Entertainment was good. Pillows and blankets were availanle when we arrived."
Cons: "We were sporadicaly with water and ice from above. The arm rests were uncomfortable and some were broken. Food was only so so and for international flyers, the menu was not able to be fully understood."
Pros: "I liked that they accommodated my dietary restrictions"
Cons: "I didn't like the seating. It was really cramped"
Pros: "It was a Qantas flight not an Emirates flight for your correct information."
Cons: "I was hoping to be on board an Emirates plane notQantas msybe another time"
Pros: "In-flight entertainment system (on-demand), on-time arrival, decent food."
Cons: "Announcements at boarding gate were impossible to understand -- very muffled."
Cons: "food was probably the worst airline food that I have ever tried to eat. Wasn't even able or wanted to eat it."
Cons: "Die Wartezeit in Londonit 5,5 Stunden war viel zu lang, das sollte auch kürzer möglich sein"
Cons: "The food service was terrible I was in row 20 and they ran out of all sandwiches and coffee!!!!! I thought flying BACK would be superior to EasyJet who I normally fly with but quite frankly your service is not nearly as good"
Pros: "Crew was great. Flight on time."
Pros: "The flight was so delayed I missed my connecting flight to jfk."
Cons: "The flight was so delayed I missed my connecting flight to jfk."
Cons: "Everything else"
Pros: "the flight was on time"
Cons: "old plane with bad customer service"
Pros: "Flight crew was friendly. Getting to leave the plane."
Cons: "Seats were the smallest since I tried Ryan Air. Boarding is ridiculous process of elevators, buses, and salmon stand-offs as people board from the front & rear with no guidance. Arrival was also waiting on buses before a 15 minute ride to the far side of the airport. No food or beverage is offered free. Not a pleasant experience in any way."
Pros: "Over all good means.........., All well nothing to my dislike"
Cons: "Nothing to dislike"
Pros: "I was pleased that the flight was on time, comfortable and with friendly staff."
Cons: "I didn't enjoy the wait on a packed bus to the plane and the rocky bus ride to the plane."
Cons: "Took about a month to book an infant ticket, then was issued a ticket with a wrong name, which then took another 3 weeks to be amended. When checking in, the agent told me that my daughter's ticket was not linked to anyone and looked like she was flying solo even though I mentioned to 5 different customer service agents that I would like to add her to my itinerary. Just when I thought it couldn't be worse, captain announced that they were having trouble with the AC for my part of the plane, meaning 7 hour flight was hotter than 80 degrees. I should also mention that trash was not collected until breakfast service."
Cons: "Flight delayed an hour from NICE and connection at Manchester was badly handled by BA and missed connection. With no refund or hotel or alternate flight offered. Total failure. Am now stuck. And very upset"
Pros: "Direct flight London to Denver. Check in and boarding very easy, friendly and efficient."
Cons: "Seats very close together, entertainment poor (and not working for first hour of flight)"
Pros: "It was a comfortable flight and plane."
Cons: "It was a tad cold but most planes are."
Cons: "FLIGHT WAS CANCELED"
Pros: "Ease of boarding"
Pros: "The offered free WiFi didn’t work. And the access page had a bug. I gave up"
Cons: "The food service was so rushed, that after having asked for a cup of tea three times still haven’t gotten any. But the personnel was nice. Just rushed"
Pros: "Boarding at the gate was quick and easy."
Cons: "Charge for Coke was USD$ 2. Did not advise Gate fpr LHR to Venice until45 minutes. Had more seating at the gate then the main terminal "A". It was in "B" gate."
Pros: "Crew was very professional and friendly. Service was quite efficient."
Cons: "Business class was 3x3 with the middle seat locked up with the tray table. First time that I’d seen this... looked strange."
Pros: "Crew are really the highlight. Food and seats are good in business class."
Cons: "Boarding was a bit chaotic. Passengers were bunched up outside the departure lounge - not sure if there were lines or not. Got sorted when we got into the lounge."
Pros: "It was short and fine"
Cons: "Decent seat comfort. 2hr fly. Great Alp scenery."
Pros: "The fact that the flight was short and not full. Crew were pleasant and business like"
Cons: "There was nothing to not like"
Cons: "My bags didn’t make it into this flight. Pathetic operations. Have to wait 24 hours for bag to come. Very inconvenient."
Cons: "Heathrow is now so large that a layover of a bit over an hour is not sufficient to get comfortably from one gate area to another."
Cons: "Food just OK. Entertainment system outdated with very small screen. Return delayed by over an hour."
Cons: "We have to pay for even water or tea or coffee. So we stay thirsty."
Pros: "I like that I could book seats for my son and I in advance of check out We are both 6 foot 4 and leg room in Economy is tight I got us seat beside the emergency exit"
Cons: "I found the extra cost exorbitant - OK I did pay it but for the two od us it was much more than I expected"
Pros: "Service was great. The plane was big and confortable."
Pros: "The staff and crew! The level of security at the airport was much higher than all other countries I've visited including the USA."
Cons: "The entertainment displays need updating."
Pros: "The plane was new and the seats were gorgeous!"
Cons: "No snacks were provided."
Pros: "Comfortable, great crew and food/drink options, free upgrade. They are the best!"
Cons: "Poor service in first class and nobinflight entertainment for the whole flight of 11.5 hours."
Pros: "Entertainment System was pretty good. Food served was nice and overall I was pretty impressed with the crew.. Normally most of the European and American airlines crew has a lot of attitude and are not the friendliest of lot but this set of crew was pretty good. Seats were also not too cramped like AA or UA flights."
Pros: "The crew were very welcoming and took care to explain what was happening and why."
Cons: "The new 'pay-as-you-go' model makes this premium national carrier more like a budget-end option. For instance, with the refreshments, not only do they not accept cash, but they don't accept the full range of bank cards (from main stream European banks). It was as frustrating for the crew as for the passengers."
Pros: "Crew were nice and friendly. Flight left a little late but made up the time even after the big IT disaster of the day before."
Cons: "Small seats with too much recline of person in front. An odd and chaotic method for boarding."
Pros: "The staff are always pretty good. On the Japanese side side they were brilliant."
Cons: "The flight out out was 40 minutes late leaving and the return flight was an hour late getting off the ground."
Cons: "The ticket was 3,000 dollars and the service was worse than usual"
Pros: "The crew were quite friendly and very helpful"
Cons: "Flight was late leaving and check-in could have been more organized"
Pros: "Everything on the flight was fine the crew was great and the seats had a comfortable amount of legroom."
Cons: "I was shocked to learn that my ticket did not include any check in baggage allowance. Plus the charge of £60 per bags for our travel party of three was just rude. I was also disappointed to Learn that BA would not honor my One World Saphire status in anyway and give me a free checkin."
Pros: "Nice plane and good food, very nice flight!"
Cons: "Terminal 5 in Heathrow can require a lot of walking."
Pros: "Food was very pleasant Choice of entertainment was good"
Cons: "Compared to the JAL flight crew we had on our connecting flight, the staff were disinterested, not particularly polite and gave the overwhelming sense we were somehow inconveniencing them... Seats and leg room not big enough and giant metal box under the seat did not help. Yes, we could have paid extra for more leg room (I am quite tall) but that doesn't seem right (almost akin to discriminating against tall people). Booked the whole flight with BA including a connecting flight with JAL. Couldn't check-in online for the JAL flight and there was no clear information as to whether our baggage would be automatically transferred or whether we would have to collect (as was the case)."
Pros: "Missed the BA flight, ended up flying on UA"
Cons: "Delayed twice, switched gates, AND forced to gate check my carry on "because the plane was small" and supposedly they were having everyone check their bags. Except that didn't turn out to be true. Frustrating although baggage claim had bags waiting when we got through customs."
Pros: "We didn't crash."
Cons: "Rude, entitled and lazy employees. Zero recognition of Emerald status. Forced me to check my bag which fit the onboard limits and flew on 3 flights, incl one on BA - on this very same itinerary."
Pros: "The staff was pleasant & helpful. Queues for boarding moved along quickly & efficiently. Overall positive experience"
Cons: "The flight that I purchased from kayak had a 1 hour layover in London Heathrow. In order to make it to the next gate, I needed to go through security again and transfer terminals. There was no possible way I could have done this in an hour. You need a two hour layover minimum to complete this. As a result I missed my connection and was stuck in Heathrow for hours. Flights with this short of a layover should not be sold."
Cons: "They lost all 8 pieces of luggage we had. Then to submit a claim at the airport I had to wait on s line for over 2 hours because this airline seems to lose everyone's bags."
Pros: "Love the cheap fares and easy check in"
Cons: "So cramped! No leg room"
Pros: "I always worry about Jetstar, bad experiences in the past. Just glad me and my luggage got to where we were meant to be!"
Pros: "tons of leg room in emergency aisle + fast on/off loading of plane"
Cons: "weird boarding via bus that was kinda annoying"
Pros: "Smooth boarding and landing. Flight time is great. Not very many disruptions in the overnight flight."
Cons: "The check-in process is overly long. Being a low cost carrier doesn't mean you need to sacrifice efficiency on this part. This could be much smoother with an automated bag drop are for international flights or a check-in at the oversized X-ray machine (since so many people bring skis & surfboards."
Pros: "it was delayed"
Cons: "not being delayed"
Cons: "I learned that JetStar was the cheapest option for a reason. Check-in at Narita was a nightmare. Without any luggage to check it was over 1.5 hour wait just to check in."
Cons: "My luggage didn't make it to Wellington, which was disappointing since they now want to charge to have it sent from Auckland."
Cons: "I didn’t really like the fact that we had to pay for seats."
Pros: "Arrived ahead of time"
Cons: "Nothing really"
Pros: "I liked that they eventually told me I was going to be late."
Cons: "That I was late by a whole 1.5 hours and delayed twice."
Cons: "Was 3 hours late with no reason"
Pros: "The trip was seamless for the most part."
Cons: "The jet star staff at the Auckland airport were rude when checking me and my bag in. Also both the domestic and international Auckland airports are awful."
Pros: "The price of food etc. The norm!"
Cons: "Check in for the flight was a disaster. But we got there only a little delayed from a typhoon."
Pros: "Great crew that were all very friendly, Water was provided for free"
Cons: "Meals are not provided and drinks other than water will cost you Australian airports and immigration is a pain, even for an Australian!"
Pros: "On time departure/arrival"
Pros: "Staff were kind and attentive. Got the emergency aisle seat without asking which is always a bonus."
Cons: "Because I booked through Kayak it wasn't clear to me that baggage and in fact meals were not included! I got stung 16000 yen for my bag and was too late to order meal service . I had to grab what I could in departures. I would like this to be clearer in the price comparison on the kayak website. Wouldn't have chosen this flight if I'd known."
Pros: "Be careful. I booked a return flight from Narita. I was NOT prompted in any vidible way about luggage. As qantas FF and based upon ALL past experience i expected an allownace of 25 kgs to be included. I had NO luggage allwoance. I was charged apprx 400 AUD $ for a 22.8kg bag. I asked to redress thsi for the retrun trip and have since discovered that the details have NOT been updated despite paying! So now I need to call Jetstar and worknthrough the issue."
Cons: "I was not not noticeably propmoted about luggae allowances or onboard food ent and beverage costs which ultimately added 55% to the ticket cost, so a reasobale priced tocket ended up an expensive one."
Pros: "unlimited movies because flight was delayed"
Cons: "$100+ for luggage, no blanket or pillows, $4 Water"
Pros: "On time flight lots of spare seats meant could lie down on overnight flight"
Cons: "Toilet was broken and other toilet at back was very stinky"
Pros: "They eventually got us to the destination (24 hours late) but it was an ordeal the whole way."
Cons: "Too many to list! After sitting on the plane for 3 hours with the door open freezing us out, the flight was cancelled at almost midnight. They didn't arrange hotel rooms so everyone had to fend for ourselves in finding a place to stay or getting out of the airport at midnight. We had to wait around for 24 hours until another flight. We didn't get extra legroom seats on that flight and they still haven't refunded the upgrade cost I paid and didn't get to use. Their customer service and ground crew were rude through this whole thing. On the next day's flight, it took hours to even get a water from the cabin service crew. Even the cheap price couldn't help us feel better about the POOR service."
Pros: "Boarding was orderly and quick."
Cons: "Incoming flight was delayed and departure was 1:15 behind schedule."
Pros: "The check in team was very cordial. The pilot did a great job in landing the airplane in difficult weather conditions."
Cons: "Seats uncomfortable. You need a "not applicable" check for things that don't apply."
Pros: "Soo friendly and the discount flight, with a review f the luggage rules, I. Advance, led to a great experience."
Cons: "All good for a cheap flight"
Pros: "My partner and I are very tall, so the flight attendant moved us to an exit row free of charge. It might have been a glitch in the system, but we got to use the entertainment system for free and it had a good selection."
Cons: "Weight limitations for carry on bags. You have to pay for EVERYTHING-- blanket, cup of coffee, food/snacks, even on a 12-hour flight."
Pros: "The cheap fare."
Cons: "I wanted to try for an earlier flight which they were happy to do but they wanted to charge me $80 to do it. The original ticket price which my son brought for me was only $au 89!!"
Cons: "Late to board then sat on runway for 2 hours. In 3 weeks I've taken 4 flights with them. All of which were late or horrible service. No respect for their customers."
Pros: "I was charged for checked bags when there was no indication on their website that this would happen. Also there were several tiers of luggage weight with increasing charges. They made me check a rolled-up expensive picture I had bought rather than letting me put it in the overhead bin."
Pros: "Good cabin crew. Clean modern aircraft."
Cons: "When purchasing ticket through an outside website you are not advised that luggage is a $320 option when purchased at the airport. Use Jetstar website only."
Pros: "Check in staff member was nice"
Cons: "No food or drink - at least you could offer complimentary bag of peanuts and orange juice two times during the flight!! Unfriendly crew member on board - she said in a very.bossy way 'Careful of your foor sir' then later intentionally ran into my foot even though I did my best to keep all parts of my body out of the aisle and the offending foot wouldn't have been more than an inch or two at the most into the aisle!! Also the legroom and arm room is very poor indeed - who did you use as your models, pygmies? Also I was charged $100+ for a date change - but I was SURE I clicked the right date, and even if I didn't, you should have a confirmation screen which confirms what the customer is ordering before they finally approve the order."
Pros: "No much, was comfortable enough to make me not completely hate it."
Cons: "You have to pay for everything, checked bags, entertainment, food. I'm used to this on the short domestic flights but a 10 to 11 hour flight that is international is ridiculous. The food I paid for was terrible and not cheap."
Cons: "I arrived for my flight from Narita to Melbourne only to find that I had to walk over 1,000 meters to get to the check-in and terminal even though I was told to go to the Terminal 2 / 3 stop in the Narita train. Once I got to the check-in counter, the line was very long and everyone seemed overworked. By the time I go tot he counter it was getting late. I tried to check in but apparently my eVisa had expired. I have been traveling to Australia countless number of times and normally they process a new visa directly at the airport. I was told by the staff that "this was not possible" and waved me away. They said there was no way to check-in. I stood by the side of the counter and quickly found my own on line service to process a visa. I was able to get my Visa in 10 minutes, and applied for it on my iPhone! My Visa came through, but only just after the cut off time for the flight check in. Despite that fact that flight had not departed, and would not for another 30 minutes or so, they simply closed up the booking counter and left me standing there... They wouldn't even give me any information on what to do or whether my flight would be canceled or credited back. This rates as one of my worst travel experiences. I went back to my hotel in Tokyo, and then decided to fly the next morning on Singapore air. I did not book on Kayak the second time. I don't think I would ever fly JetStar again."
Cons: "Baggage I have to pay it and kayak did not even giving an options during the time I bought a ticket"
Cons: "The flight was freezing. The air conditioning was up way to high. Everyone on the plane was too cold. We were coming from Summer heading to winter and were still in summer clothing. I had a travel blanket, but still was shivering with the cold during the flight. Many people complained, and it was turned down for an hour or so but then it went back to freezing."
Cons: "Check-in was poor, the check-in clerk was rude."
Pros: "Some of the staff were very friendly and considerate and we were compensated with free entertainment after a long delay."
Cons: "There was no communication among staff member and zero communication with customers who were transferring. We were left in absolute confusion, had no idea about our connecting flights and had to depend on the staff of other airlines to find out about our flights."
Pros: "I was surprised how comfortable the seats were and how much legroom there was for a low cost airline to fly internationally such a long distance (Tokyo to Sydney). The crew were friendly and we did receive water and tea for free, which was a surprise. The entertainment selection was pretty good and the screens were the nicest HD screens I've seen on an international flight."
Cons: "Had to connect in Gold Coast before arriving in Sydney. I know this is normal for many international flights, but it would have been nice to have a nonstop Tokyo to Sydney. I guess that is why it is a discount airline!"
Pros: "- Pilot warned of expected turbulence prior to take-off - Complimentary Entertainment package"
Cons: "-Delay to flight due to freight loading - Staff did not notify of complimentary entertainment package - departure staff appeared disorganised"
Pros: "Best crew I've ever had on a flight."
Cons: "Baggage allowance way too small - just didn't make sense"
Pros: "Getting off the plane."
Cons: "No show caused by death. Charged 7000 Yen (~100 AUD) for flight change to a 5 hour slower flight route. Manager told me he had discretion to waive it but "had to make some money on the flight". Disgusting."
Pros: "Boarding at both front and back is great They don't check the weight for your carry on items... On time"
Cons: "Felt more cramped that other airlines. I was on the aisle and was getting knocked constantly by all the passer-bys"
Cons: "Its a discount carrier, so what do you expect except to get nickel and dime to death. Too costly, but they were the only airline that offered a direct flight that took 7.5 hours instead of 16 hours like the other major carriers."
Pros: "Go with a major carrier instead. After all of the fees (especially for baggage - not all of them clearly disclosed) this flight cost me more than a comparable Air New Zealand flight."
Cons: "BEWARE OF BAGGAGE FEES. I live in the US and booked our flight from Auckland to Wellington a month in advance. I did not book a baggage allowance at that time since (1) I did not know the weight of our bags and (2) I did not know if my daughter (who was in New Zealand) would have a checked bag. I didn't think this would be a problem since US flights don't REQUIRE you to book baggage in advance. When I checked in at the airport, I was told that since I didn't already have a baggage allowance, I would be charged $70.00 (!!!) for the first 15 kgs of weight and then $15 for EACH KG (!!!) over that. The total checked bag weight for 2 bags was 41 kgs, so I was looking at a HUGE charge ($460.00) just for checking 2 bags. Fortunately (relatively speaking), the agent saw that 3 of us were traveling and "only" charged us $210.00 ($70 for 15 kg X 3). This baggage charge was as much as my airfare for 3 people!"
Pros: "It was easy to book online."
Cons: "The cost to check a bag was more than the cost of the flight. We bought food at Lawsons so didn't purchase the expensive food sold on board. They didn't even offer us water."
Pros: "Quick flight. Had no check luggage which made it very easy; just on and off plane from Wellington to Christchurch in 35 minutes. For a such a short flight it was ok, would not fly with them for a longer flight."
Cons: "Fees and charges for everything."
Cons: "This was my first time flying with Jetstar and like many other reviews have stated, the luggage fees are absolutely ridiculous. I had one suitcase which cost me close to $300 AUD, just insane considering it was an international flight. I later found out from another passenger that you have to purchase luggage online - this wasn't clear to me when I booked my ticket. I also didn't realize you have to pre-book your meals. They had "snacks" you could purchase, though they ran out of what I wanted so I settled for a less than satisfying cup of noodles and a tiny meat pie. I was starving on a 10 hour flight! That, plus our delay sitting on the tarmac for an hour, coupled with atrocious customer service (anytime you asked for something, you were clearly "bothering" them) and dirty seats/trays, made this the worst flying experience I've ever had."
Pros: "This is an inexpensive airline where nothing is included in the price of your ticket. The cost is great."
Cons: "You pay for all the extras, luggage, seat assignments, drinks, and snacks. This was not easily identifiable on the website."