|March||Best time to beat the crowds (3% less expensive on average)|
|January||Most popular time to fly (15% more expensive on average)|
Average price of a return ticket
|$666||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
Good deal for a return ticket
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|Flights to Auckland||10h 49m|
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Time to renew the aircraft 777-300"
Pros: "Smooth boarding"
Cons: "If they could serve a light snack would be good"
Cons: "Its sad to see that only the female flight attendants look after the restrooms, no male attendants were seen doing it on both flights. Disappointing in this day and age this still exists."
Cons: "The aircraft was very cold and chilly."
Pros: "Great Premium Economy experience with comfortable seats and extremely-hospitable cabin crew!"
Cons: "Archaic In-Flight Wi-Fi Plans should be brought to modern-age plans."
Cons: "The rebalance was worst I've ever encountered I was actually scared I prayed many times 4 yo get home safely I was not impressed with my last flight n also why were We delayed coming from manila we turn back many times n I had only 50 mins to catch my flight to Perth if we had landed wen we should hv I'd hv time to buy some gifts I'm.glad that Philippines airlines will fly direct yo manila from Perth come March n I'll use them from now on as it's a few times in the years gone that things has happened to me I forgave ur airline but now i not need to as hv other airline to fly n my darling come here 3 or 4 times each year but will use Philippines airlines URS sincerely Trevor frahm"
Pros: "The crew is always amazing: highly professional, attentive and friendly. The whole experience with Singapore Airlines is always a treat."
Pros: "What can I Say. It's Singapore Airlines"
Cons: "Left 45 minutes late though we boarded on time. Pretty bad for a 50 minute in the middle of the morning."
Cons: "20 min late but acceptable for a 15 hr flight"
Pros: "Movies selection is great. Seating space is comfortable."
Cons: "Boarding process could’ve been smoother"
Pros: "One of the best seating I have ever had. Compared to Emirates the seat was spacious."
Cons: "Food was good but was not full compared to emirates."
Pros: "Crew was amazing"
Pros: "The crew was very helpful and courteous."
Cons: "The flight was delayed and I decreased my time in Singapore"
Pros: "Crew was attentive."
Cons: "The entertainment was rather limited."
Pros: "I didn't like the trip much. After the trip we found out that our body was bitten by fleas. Our body is now full of rashes, every part of my body is so itchy. We was seated in 61A and 61C, seems like in the previous flight a dog was sitting there or some kind of animal that left fleas in the sit."
Cons: "Please clean better the seats. This is unacceptable, not a good way to start a trip in Japan. We only hope to get better sitting in our last flight with SQ, from Japan to LA."
Pros: "The crew Were exceptional ."
Cons: "If The seat recline could go down a bit more innpremium economy, that would be perfect"
Pros: "The crew was amazing. seats were comfortable. The seats will be super comfortable, if there are more leg space."
Pros: "Crew , announcements were restful , not loud and blasting like some airlines"
Cons: "Nothing Singapore Airline is Super Lufthansa food lousy , late leaving Kuala Lumpur, missed our connection assigned to a later flight, running to catch rescheduled time and changed gate."
Pros: "The food selection, there is several pre-order meal based on diet or your religion"
Cons: "The seat pitch at least 33""
Cons: "Change the food menu, boring with the same menu"
Cons: "Luggages did not arrive with the flight as it should be. It got lost in Sydney from Queenstown on flight SQ 6683 operated by Virgin Australia (VA 162)."
Pros: "Efficiency, good."
Cons: "Cramped seats, no leg room, horrible food, stupid COLD snack!"
Pros: "Overall good"
Cons: "Boarding needs better management."
Pros: "Everything from booking, online check-in, self printing of Boarding Pass, BIz Class lounge, Flight. Flight too short (KL to SG) for me to eat and enjoy the inflight entertainment."
Cons: "The layover in Singapore was a nightmare with insufficient hotel accommodation, nothing but Asian food and overly officious security staff."
Pros: "everything in suite class"
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: "Seats are big as old plane"
Cons: "Very old plane, entertainment system therefore very old too. Service was slow, 2 hours after start till they serve dinner, another 1 hour to clear. No special boarding for staralliance gold members"
Pros: "Excellent crew, service and food"
Pros: "Food, service"
Pros: "Boarding was better handled in Singapore - but then that’s Singapore! All very smooth and French champagne served on the flight all the way home! The Kayak website is excellent and I wouldn’t hesitate to use it again - $1,000 cheaper for the flight from Moscow to Singapore than what I could get direct from Singapore Airlines! Well done Kayak!"
Pros: "Crew very friendly"
Pros: "Friendly staff."
Cons: "The food for Premium Economy was very poor. The choices were substandard and the food at some meals was inedible. Very disappointing for the price of the tickets. The cabins and equipment seemed old and jaded."
Pros: "everything good"
Cons: "need new toilet"
Pros: "Scoot employees were really helpful, I missed my flight from Singapore to Kochi because by the time the passengers got off the flight and went through immigration in Singapore, the check in counter had closed, and there was no more flights available to Kochi until 2 days later. The employees made sure I boarded my flight and I came home to my sister’s wedding"
Cons: "Kayak doesn’t specify its two separate tickets for my destination to kochi from Honolulu, also they didn’t specify their would be a stop in Japan before the flight reached Singapore. The flights were delayed by a few minutes, which led to me stressing to make it on time to my flights, and I felt dehydrated and nauseous. Also the website doesn’t specify that we will have to purchase meals either before hand or on board, and that the airlines only took cash and no credit card. It was miserable, a whole 20+ hour flight with lots of stress of catching my flight, checking and the checking my baggage, and being hungry and thirsty because I didn’t carry enough cash on me."
Pros: "The crew and the little things like blanket, pillow, hot towels etc that is just standard. The food was great except the bread rolls Entertainment system was fantastic"
Cons: "They seemed to miss a whole section with immigration cards which delayed my party of travellers when we landed. The recline of the seat is huge, great for those wo recline, not so great for the person behind them"
Cons: "Seats were uncomfortable, derive very ordinary staff unhelpful seat allocation system requires improving ! Extra cost from economy was not worth it !"
Cons: "The desserts. The bun."
Pros: "Flight crew great"
Pros: "check-in, priority lane, BKK-SKL, boarding, crew, cabin, disembark, baggage claim to cab home"
Cons: "baby crying throughout the flight"
Pros: "Efficient, comfortable."
Pros: "Able to check luggage in 48 hrs before flight saving $50 storage fees, so went back into CBD for the day."
Cons: "20 mins late boarding meant plane left 35 mins late although still arrived on time."
Pros: "Service by the crew was great"
Cons: "Food in the economy class was not so great Options provided were not tasty. Each meal tasted same. No kid option available. Tastier options available on other major international flights."
Pros: "business seats were excellent"
Cons: "all was good"
Pros: "Easy online me check-in with proper notification & reminder. Attentive crews and good on board entertainmrnt. However, food wise just a good thumb up and not excellent coz we looking forward to see more variety of foods available on board"
Pros: "Service was great especially the food"
Cons: "Food not hood"
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "The seat I had booked and was confirrmed was not available, double booked."
Cons: "I was turned away at the gate and was unable to board the plane. It was an awful experience!"
Pros: "I liked sleeping for 10 hrs & arriving in AKL ready to roll!"
Cons: "I paid for seats, but there is no record of my purchase at NZ air."
Cons: "The snack were very simple. They don't communicate properly all the different snack options."
Pros: "The crew was great. Really friendly, we got skycouch and it was really comfortable"
Cons: "Food was a bit too rich, maybe a lighter option in the menu would be useful as both were quite thick sauces."
Pros: "The crew member in my section was amazing, he went out of his way to greet each and everyone of us individually. The flight was comfortable, boarding a breeze and on time!"
Pros: "The seats are comfortable. I was fortunate to have a gap in the middle seat. On my flight there was a delay due to a person needing to disembark before the flight took off. The flight dealt with the person inconsiderately and explained to everyone the reason for the delay."
Cons: "Nothing. The flight was efficiently run and seats comfortable."
Pros: "Crew were great!"
Pros: "Staff friendly and helpful"
Cons: "My seat 57E could not be adjusted but half way through the flight was given another seat and managed to get some sleep. In our experience Air New Zealand is tops."
Pros: "The economy seats are pretty comfy considering so many other airlines, however it does make it a bit difficult to eat with a knife and fork at meal times. But the idea of a recliner seat is great! Decent in-flight entertainment."
Cons: "Maybe a little more space to be able to eat a little comfortably would help. But I can understand that it's an infrastructural change that might not be possible."
Pros: "The crew is amazing. Always friendly, smiling and happy to oblige. Love the New Zealand hospitality. The inflight entertainment has so many programmes to watch, and the list of music options to listen in to is well stocked. Food is excellent. Obviously overate in the 9 1/2 hour flight."
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "Crumbs still on my seat when I boarded"
Pros: "Nice, short flight. Smooth ride."
Cons: "Had a middle seat between two very large women. Couldn't be helped, was a full flight."
Pros: "Short flight. No problems."
Pros: "Crew was really nice however slightly absent during the flight."
Cons: "Drinks should have been more frequently offered . Refreshments/water seemed hard to come by I had to chase them down in the galley only to get luke warm water...? Seats are pretty cramped and small with not much room."
Pros: "Wellington airport is the most accessible and relaxed I’ve used, and the Air New Zealand Check-in process was the easiest I’ve used so far."
Pros: "Flying on the plane with mighty KORU on the tail always gives me a buzz"
Cons: "Better meal as the meat dish was a bit cold when it arrived."
Pros: "A whole season of New Girl!"
Cons: "Was very crammed."
Cons: "Air NZ serves the special meals first but never offers passengers a drink. By the time the meal and drinks trolleys come round for the rest of passengers, most people have eaten their special meal."
Cons: "No enough blankets when feeling cold"
Pros: "Punctual flight, great boarding and great baggage service."
Cons: "Bag drop could be improved with more personnel to help."
Pros: "Everything else."
Cons: "The departure was 20 minutes late (not too much), which delayed the arrival in NZ by the same amount."
Pros: "The staff was very helpful"
Cons: "The plane was delayed for more than one hour which we did not have sufficient time for transfer to LA. We have to run instead of walking."
Cons: "Crew was so busy that they kept overlooking my husband and I when doing the rounds of everything, We felt like we were singled out to be ignored, even though we paid for Premium Economy. Our flight was delayed for more than an hour. Food was barely ok even though we had been on Air NZ Premium economy 4 times now, was sorely disappointed with the food provided."
Pros: "Staff were lovely and food good ."
Cons: "Very cramped in window seat, quite claustrophobic really. Not a comfortable 11hr flight."
Pros: "Good seats great staff"
Cons: "Paying for movies not impressed"
Pros: "Good seat, very pleasant crew."
Cons: "No entertainment so can't score that. Basic snacks"
Pros: "I LOVED my flight to LA PERFECT The flight from LA to Auckland was not as good, seating fine, LOVED THE CHECK IN LOVED THE PHONE SERVICE when i called to increase my weight of luggage..."
Cons: "I could not hear the entertainment because engine too loud I did not experience this on my flight to LA , I found the crew were not as pleasant as the crew to LA, could be that they were tired, if i had to rate NZ Airline from my trip to LA.... I would be shouting my pleasrure and did while in LA coming back truly was a different experience however going was so good... I will gladly fly again"
Pros: "Air New Zealand is a great airline. They give you a lot of food and the seats seem to have a little more space between them so your knees don't hit the back of the chair!"
Pros: "I love the entertainment system. The airline attendants uniforms are very colourful."
Pros: "Service was very good despite our one hour delay! Everyone was appropriately apologetic though."
Cons: "Flight was one hour delayed not due to equipment but because the ground crew failed to load the cargo in time! That was annoying. (Then an ill patient had to be removed resulting in a further delay trying to retrieve her luggage.) I felt bad for those with tight connections."
Pros: "Great flight with wonderful service."
Pros: "It was a very pleasant surprise to receive an upgrade at the boarding gate to a Skycouch. While I was too tall to make use of it my wife was able to use two thirds of it and get a good sleep. The flight attendants were excellent, friendly, warm attentive presenting the very best of Kiwi hospitality."
Cons: "Nothing - everything was a shining example as to why Air New Zealand continues to be rated so highly."
Pros: "arrived early at destination ground crew helpful with seating"
Pros: "Most of the flight attendants were helpful and friendly"
Cons: "One of my pet dislikes would be when some passengers have oversized carryon luggage that take up all the room in the overhead compartment of their own and the next one! My bag was about 3 compartments in front of me, which I didn’t mind, until someone tried to claim my bag as theirs..."
Pros: "Very smooth, uneventful flight, perfect, in other words"
Cons: "More leg space should be given to who have height to6”1’ or so."
Pros: "Entertainment was good"
Cons: "The chicken pasta meal was pretty dried out and terrible"
Pros: "Crew were friendly"
Cons: "Vegetarian options were all very similar. Over a 32 hour flight time I was provided with beans for breakfast/lunch and dinner. I would have preferrred more variety. Also being seated between two others was quiet uncomfortable for a long journey flight."
Pros: "The crew were very pleasant and the meal was delicious. The flight was really smooth and most comfortable. Not quite the same leg room as the e dreamer."
Pros: "Excellent gluten free meal offered! I appreciate the extra effort with providing a gf bun and muffin with most meals!"
Pros: "Attendants were friendly. The agent at the gate rerouted my flight after my initial flight was delayed. She explained she did that so that I could make my international connection in time."
Pros: "the fare is so cheap ,service is excellent"
Pros: "Really great service from the flight crews - smiley, polite and we were served drinks twice from a 2.5 hrs flight. Entertainment program was great with better leg space. Overall it was a pleasant experience! Thanks"
Cons: "No free movies"
Pros: "Quickest boarding ever - Have hardly seen an airline having people board through the rear entry Super fun safety video All-in-all a great experience"
Cons: "Crew forgot to serve us our meal."
Pros: "Very friendly and accommodating staff. Good food, comfortable seats, and excellent entertainment choices."
Pros: "Amazing trip Qatar airline is great"
Pros: "The seat that I picked."
Cons: "Running water in the bathroom"
Pros: "Food is delicious"
Cons: "Paid WIFI this time was horrible for the half of the trip WIFI don’t work"
Pros: "Very pleasant and comfortable flight with QA."
Cons: "Not a lot other than better choice of movies and music. Super airline as always"
Cons: "I bought my seat assignment in advance, and they did not give me this seat on the plane. Before boarding, I asked at the gate if my new seat was a window--which is what I paid for--and they confirmed yes, my new seat was a window. Turns out, it was not, it was a middle seat. I asked a flight attendant to relocate me to a window seat, which she kindly did, however this seat was quite uncomfortable as I was seated next to a large gentleman who probably should have been required to purchase two seats. Overall, there were two issues with Qatar Airways during this trip: they did not give me the seat I had requested and paid for, and then lied when I asked if my new seat was a window."
Pros: "The crew was amazing and seat very comfortable."
Cons: "If I did not have to spent night in Doha waiting for connecting flight."
Pros: "Everything was great, as the flight wasn't full, so we could relax"
Pros: "Great food and service. I like the short layover / transit time."
Cons: "Multiple security from Doha to Chicago. One should be sufficient."
Cons: "they cancelled by booking just before hour depature.."
Pros: "The crew was amazing. I upgraded to business class and am so happy I did for the 16 hour flight."
Pros: "Friendly crew (didn’t go above or beyond but polite and accommodated to simple requests). Plenty of meals/snacks and drinks offered."
Cons: "The seats barely recline backward which really meant I was basically upright trying to sleep for 14 hours on one leg and 6 hours on the next. My luggage was lost, despite being promised it would be delivered that day I had to wait 24 hours."
Cons: "Food was terrible. It’s worse among the airlines."
Pros: "Crew was exceptional. QSuite very comfortable."
Pros: "The attendants were great."
Cons: "The food on all 4 flights was ok. Could have been more interesting recipes and dessert. The seats on all flights were consistently hard and stiff. It was impossible to get a decent rest because of that as well as the areas being pretty cramped."
Pros: "As efficient as ever"
Pros: "Good Service.Efficient"
Cons: "No Phone charging facilities on back of the seat unlike other Qatar aircraft."
Pros: "The airplane and clean"
Cons: "The seats destination between them very small"
Pros: "Short flight. Attentive crew"
Cons: "Unable to reserve any seats so ended up with the family split all over the plane"
Pros: "Just as I thought it could not get any better The service was perfect. The privacy was superb and the comfort allowed me to sleep for a good while."
Cons: "Nothing to dislike."
Pros: "Staff on the plane is fantastic."
Cons: "No option to pick a seat in economy class."
Pros: "Food was quite good along with service"
Cons: "No entertainment or tv monitors - 6 hours of no movies!!!"
Pros: "The crew were fab"
Pros: "Good aircraft, crew attentive."
Cons: "Food was poor."
Pros: "Everything really.They run the airline very smoothly and professionally from boarding to disembarking."
Cons: "They tempt you with so much food lol although some of the food wasnt too appealing.toilets very clean and seemed to stay that way throughout long 17hr flight.good leg room for a long legged guy like me.felt sorry for lady with two young children.She could have been allocated better seats."
Cons: "i did not like the baggage policy for cabin baggage, where i am not allowed to carry my personal item and a carry on separately."
Pros: "Stuff is Fantastic, food is delicious, a lot of leg room, got to love Qatar Airways. No wonder they’re number one."
Pros: "Everything frim the xrew I could at the JKIA, NBO to Delhi. One thing more from my city Lubumbashi, I didn't care about getting my phone bzttery low. I could chzrge my phone all the journey long. And from Nairobi, I dodn't czre at zll about my phobe, because I knew I could charge dur to the usb device. If ever something to complain about, I'll let you know. Regards Richzrd DIAS"
Pros: "Good attention from cabin crew and good food"
Pros: "The crew, especially Martin and Imen, were fabulous!"
Pros: "Nothing much."
Cons: "I think airplane was small in Doha to Amritsar sector . There are not too many flights"
Cons: "The time of flight changed 1:30 hour erlier and we did get noticed we were about to miss the flight it’s so annoying but at the end we catch it"
Pros: "Very polite and friendly crew. Very helpful."
Cons: "Did not have the duty free item I wanted in stock"
Pros: "Polite crew, food was pretty good."
Cons: "Did not have the duty free item I pre-ordered. I asked the crew 4 times about it, four times because they said that they would check but they never got back to me to tell me that it was out of stock; until I pressed the issue."
Pros: "Overall a good service with good food."
Cons: "When flying from New Zealand to Doha, we departed Auckland at 15h25 and due to the time zone, most passengers body clocks would have been expecting sleep within a few hours. However we were flying West and thus into daylight. Sadly the window seated passengers were not asked to close their window blinds to block out the sunlight and many were left open. This made the cabin very bright and a difficult environment in which to sleep. Too much advertising before the on board videos, but otherwise content was good."
Pros: "Jain meal was quite uninteresting Flight was too packed Cabin air stale and dry"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and helpful. And the food choices were good."
Pros: "Service, crew, food"
Cons: "Seats are small"
Pros: "I was met with a warm smile which made me feel welcome. The staff were friendly and professional. Even though it was a full flight, I did not just feel like a number, top airline. I will choice them again."
Pros: "Loved the array of film choices. The food was lovely and the service was fabulous. Lovely warm blankets ."
Pros: "Very affordable flights, good value for money. Most of the journey from Sydney to Oslo (via Doha) went qiluite smoothly)."
Cons: "The only thing I didn’t like about the experience was the fact that you can only check in one piece of luggage on economy class, and one very sour individual at the gate when boarding."
Cons: "Bad app don’t trust"
Cons: "Wrost app I don’t advise any one use it cause"
Pros: "Seat not comfortable but it was an airbus so that’s normal."
Cons: "Entertainment was unusable picture sounds skipping all over!"
Cons: "Hello, My name is Mikyoung Seo who tried to book the flight tickets through your website. I got the e-ticket from you after buying the ticket by my credit card but a miniute later I got the other email from you regarding Thai airline did not process my flight so you recommended me to buy another ticket. So I bought another ticket. Today I found out in my credit card invoice there is a payment to charge for the first flight. Please cancel it before my money going out. I have all emails and documents regarding this issue. Please contact me by email so that I can prove it. My email is : firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you. Blessings, MIKYOUNG SEO"
Pros: "- The check in and seating went smoothly. The sign w/ designated boarding seat numbers worked well. - Crew were helpful and professional."
Cons: "- Entertainment system may need to be upgraded. - Food was a hit and miss. Perhaps, providing more fruit rather than cake or pudding may help improve the experience."
Cons: "Waited 45 minutes for a bus from a remote gate without any crew anniucmwnts. A total shambles as one or two buses did a 20 minute+ circuit to offload the plane."
Cons: "N/A: very professional crew! The cabin remained clean for the entire duration of each of my 11 hour flights."
Pros: "The overall experience was good and relaxing."
Cons: "The toilet area could be better occupied to help skin dryness control."
Cons: "A specially hospitality and food which served in plane was excellent"
Cons: "Krabi airport is terrible. Cramped waiting area. Boarding gates too narrow for capacity. Aircon not coping. Worst flight information I have ever encountered."
Pros: "Crew was polite, food ok, wine good"
Cons: "More comfortable seats with a bit more leg room"
Pros: "Crew were great"
Cons: "Food in economy could be more Thai and tasty but nicely served and efficient"
Pros: "Yes crew was very hosptile."
Cons: "The flight was delayed by 30 minutes. If it was not delayed, I'll give it good rating."
Cons: "More friendly crew"
Pros: "Crew was great, very polite and attentive."
Cons: "Give pillows to economy seat."
Cons: "The food selection. Pre-Packaged and snack from Bangkok in business class is a bad idea"
Cons: "Delay and the staff not so friendly (flight attend) Halal food have to provide"
Pros: "Food still up to standard. Better then some flight from Thai Airways."
Cons: "Entertainment system is way too old. Screen is small and very poor quality. The seat is also looked old. Service is below standard. I got my drink after I finish the meal. And don’t even think about refill or coffee. The flight attendants never come back before collecting the tray."
Pros: "The service was great as was the space."
Cons: "I would have liked a window seat."
Pros: "Means of transportation in Bangkok is well organized and very accessible."
Pros: "Plane was nice."
Cons: "Food was horrible"
Pros: "On time Comfortable seats Great service"
Pros: "New plane, nice. Entertainment system is good but limited selection"
Cons: "Gate very far away, a good 700 meter walk! And very long immigration queue."
Pros: "The crew were faultless; looking after your every need - food choices in Business superb. And time for rest."
Pros: "The crew were faultless; looking after your every need - food choices in Business superb. And time for rest."
Cons: "Nothing really; maybe just that the A330 seat was a little old with seat controls hard to decipher."
Pros: "Superb service, nice plane, confortable seats (business)"
Pros: "Food & services on the plane were great."
Cons: "The boarding process can be improved. I traveled with children (7 & 8 years old) and normally we would get the shortest line. But this time we had to board with other long lines which not so comfortable for our children. Also the flight was delayed by 20 minutes. Thai airways should really be improved on this area."
Pros: "The crew were lovely and polite"
Pros: "The flight was smooth and quick. The meals were delicious too"
Cons: "Long time getting through Frankfurt airport security"
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "The plane developed a fault 1h out so we had to fly around for half an hour dumping fuel before returning to Bangkok where we were kept in a transit lounge till a replacement aircraft was found. Missed my connections too"
Pros: "Airline and cabin crew services are great. Comfortable seats. Nice perfume available in the toilets."
Cons: "Board was troublesome and wasted alot of time as the tube was not used.had to walk down a flight of stairs then wait for mini bus (with very limited seats), then take it for around 5-7mins drive to reach the plane. Then wait for the previous minibus's crowd to clear then walk another flight of stairs up the plane :( I can accept this from a budget airline but not a commercial airline at a usual well-equipped airport especially when it's at its own home country."
Pros: "We boarded on time, the crew were fantastic...very friendly and helpful. Food was plentiful but the salmon was somewhat dry. There were other options offered. The entertainment system worked but some more recent movies would have been appreciated."
Pros: "Speedy boarding, early arrival and generally comfortable flight."
Cons: "The food choice was limited - and it was spicy which didn't suit me or the children. The flight was a little bumpy."
Pros: "I liked that they enforced the rule on boarding by rows as many airlines have given up trying to do that and its a free for all especially with certain groups of people."
Cons: "Entertainment system and seats are old."
Cons: "Old plane not flat bed and food bad"
Pros: "Friendly staff and crew. Flight went as well as possible over the mountains from BKK to CNX."
Cons: "Took bus from gate to a different gate. Had to walk up three sets of stairs to walk on to a jet bridge that was connected to the main airport. In flight snack would have been better not consumed. No illness, just didn't sit too well."
Pros: "Overall, inflight service good except chief purser at the front of the aircraft rather arrogant. Others helpful, on delighting the a/c, ground staff helpful."
Cons: "All ok."
Pros: "ARN to BKK: Good crew, good seat (Thai Premium Economy - available Scandinavian flights only), on time departure and early arrival BKK."
Cons: "Food was tasty enough, but not hot when served (a common problem with many airlines) and only two options for Premium Economy. Entertainment options also limited."
Cons: "Boarding - No announcement regarding boarding, people were unsure when boarding would commence and reason for the delay. Comfort- it was very hot, as temperature control is activated by staff; I asked staff to turn on air conditioning in my area as it was very hot and stuffy, but it was still hot and fairly uncomfortable."
Pros: "Showing the Thai ways."
Cons: "Maybe it’s time to change the seats. No USB charging ports but there’s power outlet."
Cons: "I was assured of Bulk head ffom BKk to ZRH . Howrver in Manila they told to ask for Thai Reptentative. The head of Boarding crew told before the flight they would ask for a volunteer to exchange seat. They never did A German speaking Thai Disablef persons are not in Bulkhead. I am partially deaf.all the bulk head sits were given to Thai. The food were unpalatable.The worst I had.No tooth brushes no snacks in between. I will never fly this horrible airlines."
Pros: "Airlines service and cabin crew services."
Cons: "The gate was the furthest one and boarding was delayed more than 30 minutes"
Pros: "The food was better than the last time."
Pros: "Entertainment choices were good"
Cons: "Dinner was tasteless and my cup of tea was bitter, too strong and a bit cold The cup of tea slid off the slippery, sloped table right into my lap, over my mobile phone and into my bag below. The staff didn’t seem to care. They admitted this happened a fair bit."
Pros: "Flight was fine, crew nice & on time."
Cons: "- further security at boarding gate in Yangon took the water we JUST PURCHASED at the stand next door. Do that earlier so once you are thru, u can purchase water. - horrible check in process via the app. Took 2 calls & 30 min to check in & never did process properly on line....insane."
Cons: "No gate at landing, waiting for buses, long Immigration lines and then bags delayed. Time trying to get out of BKK was longer than the flight."
Pros: "Just like on previous domestic flight experience, I love how Thai Airways is able to promote and provide for customer comfort and service on such short flights - something that US airlines are so incapable of providing. Not only was the A350 comfortable and spacious, the fact that they also served a meal on such a short flight is so much appreciated."
Pros: "For such a short 1 hour flight, they managed to feed an A330 plane load of people - pretty impressive feat considering that US carriers don’t even bother to give complimentary hot food on a cross country flight. The color scheme didn’t hurt either. The FA’s were very accommodating and so pleasant."
Cons: "Initial flight was cancelled. Crew was not helpful or informative. Was not compensated for delays at all, missed wedding functions!!"
Pros: "Friendly and helpful staff. I was carrying medication that needed to be in a cool box. A flight attendant provided me with ice cubes wrapped in plastic bag and paper towel. She checked with me from time to time to ensure that the medication was kept in the proper temperature during the flight. That was first class service and I couldn't thank her enough."
Cons: "Seat is too narrow and the recline is not ergonomically designed, in short, uncomfortable. The entertainment portal is not user friendly. Food quality and variety seem to have declined."
Pros: "Very nice and friendly staff. We were fed a small meal on a very short flight."
Cons: "Ran an hour behind schedule. We boarded on time and then got delayed waiting for air traffic control. Landed about 40 mins later. Considering it an was an hour flight, a little annoying. We didn’t have another flight to catch or somewhere to be, but it could have been troublesome for others."
Pros: "This flight and seat was definitely more comfortable than going to HongKong- space was ver cramped before."
Cons: "Vegetarian meals can be better, breakfast eggs get over cooked and rice also."
Pros: "good service, nice staff, confort ok"
Cons: "food can always be improve but overall ok"
Pros: "Crew amazing."
Cons: "Food variety should be increased."
Pros: "I was unable to board the flight so there is nothing to talk about."
Cons: "Provide options for accommodation, refund or alternate flights after announcing a 24-hour delay. I had to repurchase my flight from HKG to SFO after finding out that a return ticket is treated as abandoned if one does not fly one way. Not the level of service expected from an international airline."
Pros: "Yes & yes"
Cons: "Love it"
Pros: "The food is always great!"
Cons: "They should bring out snack more often."
Pros: "The seat is good"
Cons: "The price low a little more is better"
Pros: "Crew was really good and the seating was quite okay"
Cons: "Seating distance"
Cons: "Same as before. Dirty and smelly. Food was ok."
Cons: "One really bad movie."
Pros: "The crew were friendly, the entertainment on offer was broad and appealed to all passengers. The meal choices were very good, I requested the LFML options and all were good except for the light evening snack at the end of our second flight which was somewhat lacking in flavours and variety."
Cons: "The seats in economy felt cramped on the Boeing 700-300ER, with not much room to recline. This impacted on ability to fully relax and rest on such a long journey. This improved on the Airbus 350 thankfully, which much more leg room."
Pros: "The dinner was one of the top two I've ever had on a plane and I've flown business class around the world."
Cons: "I just don't fit comfortably into the pods and for a 14 hour flight that's a pain in the neck or lower. The seatbelts must be adjustable to allow a pod user to roll on his side."
Pros: "was upgraded to a very comfortable flat bed seat been a very long while a cx flight was on time"
Cons: "food quality and entertainment system choices are poor - flight attendants constantly on the pa for meaningless messages that given in languages"
Pros: "Lie-flat seat in usiness class in the most comfortable seat I have ever sat in—on or off a plane. Cathay service is remarkably good and caring, but not intrusive."
Cons: "Dinner entrees not as good as last Flights with Cathay, but dim sum for breakfast was excellent."
Cons: "terrible food - poor entertainment system with very mited choice - flight delayed as always"
Pros: "miracle fight landed on time"
Cons: "terrible food - poor entertaiment system with limited choice and old movies - crew always on the pa"
Pros: "Checkin experience was great. Boarding was great. The crew was great"
Cons: "The movies were old. Not many new releases to choose from"
Cons: "all except the seat - always delayed"
Cons: "flight delayed as usual"
Pros: "The crew is very proactive."
Cons: "I ordered low calorie meals for all 4 flights. VERY DISAPPOINTED. Absolutely unpalatable food. If someone from catering has the time I would be glad to speak with her/him and explain why I went hungry. Tel. +971561881810"
Pros: "Crew very friendly and helpful"
Cons: "Delayed because of a sick passenger"
Cons: "Not much"
Pros: "Seat is small"
Cons: "Crew was so busy and no smile"
Cons: "Delays on both flights . Baggage in Dulles took well over 4o mins ... terrible"
Pros: "Easy check in and bag drop, staff available when help was needed. Felt comfortable enough to check myself in as every part of precessions was made clear"
Pros: "Yup all gud"
Cons: "All gud"
Cons: "90 minutes delayed"
Pros: "not too bad"
Cons: "not too bad"
Pros: "same as previous answer"
Cons: "same as previous answer"
Pros: "Good quality plane with good entertainment options. Staff were good but seemed stretched, perhaps not enough staff?"
Cons: "Plan was 2 hours late departing, my daughter also took this flight 6 weeks beforehand and had similar delays."
Pros: "Food was good, service quick and efficient"
Cons: "Inconsiderate people in front reclining seats. Meant already cramped conditions in economy were made worse!"
Cons: "I didn’t have a pillow."
Pros: "Comfortable enough on board. Good service."
Cons: "Late out and inbound. Dirty Airbus plane outside. Needs a good scrub!"
Pros: "Second time in less than two years and satisfied on both trips. Good work Cathay Pacific."
Cons: "seat cushion for the back is too hard."
Pros: "On time ..."
Cons: "Seats were too small! No personal hygiene kit available in long flight .... bathroom faucet was not clean. Some stewards and stewardess were not helpful but some are. I asked for help but one stewardess did not respond but one did help and was helpful. Ground crew were courteous and helpful."
Pros: "The overall service is great for the airfare price I paid. Can’t complaint! That being said, I would definitely use Cathay Pacific again in the future for this price range."
Cons: "The smaller plane (and thus smaller seat) in the 2nd leg of 3+ hour flight. Food is OK, but I can’t complain for the price I paid."
Pros: "Seats were spacious enough"
Cons: "Departed about 40 minutes late without an explanation, then had to take a circuitous route around local thunderstorms which added another 30 minutes, so that we arrived over an hour late. Deplaning was also very slow, such that we cleared the airport at 1:45 AM, rather than 11:35PM as scheduled."
Pros: "Customer service is excellent as usual. The plane is very well outfitted and modern. You can generally trust the Cathay standard. The pilots are good, and even though departure may have been delayed, we arrived ahead of schedule."
Cons: "I didn't prefer the premium economy section. Uncomfortable. I'd rather pay the fare for a cheaper economy seat, that is equally uncomfortable. It's terrible to start charging people for small, petty things like choosing one's seat."
Pros: "Staff was terrific. On time. That’s most important."
Cons: "Seats were not great. Don’t recline properly. Food Very salty. No WyFy. Issue with point allocations and issue entering business Lounge. Purchased membership for this purpose . Was downgraded on my Marco Polo Membership. An error by the airlines. Won’t fly again with this airlines as a result."
Pros: "A perfect landing/touchdown into Auckland. Great pilot"
Cons: "Passenger immediately behind said that they couldn't watch their movie properly when I wanted to recline my seat for sleeping position. Had to wait!!"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and effective. The flight was on time. The seat was comfortable in economy"
Cons: "Food was average. I wish the snacks could incorporate some Hong Kong specialities."
Pros: "Flight was not delayed"
Cons: "Economy seating needs more leg room. Carry on baggage weight is just 15 lbs."
Cons: "The stopover in Hong Kong was longer than I would have liked."
Cons: "Original itinerary was not followed. Flight from manila to hongkong was late. We arrived hongkong and was informed that our flight has been rebooked even though we can see that the plane was still there and staffs are still at the gate. We were transferred to a layover flight from HongKong to Aussie then Aussie to Auckland instead of going straight. Seats was set far apart with no competitions at all. Sorry is not enough for this big hassle."
Pros: "Cathay never let you down. Good service, great staff."
Pros: "Not much to like particularly for this flight."
Cons: "The crew was a bit rough."
Pros: "All went to schedule and flight attendants very good"