|May||Best time to beat the crowds (6% less expensive on average)|
|January||Most popular time to fly (17% more expensive on average)|
Average price of a return ticket
|$1,230||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
Good deal for a return ticket
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Poor customer service and lack of care for loyal passengers"
Cons: "Crew miss my drink"
Pros: "The crew was friendly"
Cons: "In this fairly new plane, the rows of seats are so close together, the leg room is minimal. When the tray is lowered, you feel completely squashed in the seat. The food trays are not picked up quickly after eating."
Pros: "Flat bed is wide and comfortable. Cabin crew was excellent."
Pros: "Good food. Friendly staff efficient airports."
Cons: "Confusion at check in on baggage constrains. Conflict between what the agent told us and what was documented on our ticket contract. Plane very cold Unable to recline seats for much of the flight under guidance of flight attendants. Unable to sleep as a result."
Cons: "Nothing much"
Pros: "Crew is attentive to our needs"
Pros: "Crew was attentive."
Cons: "The entertainment was rather limited."
Pros: "The crew Were exceptional ."
Cons: "If The seat recline could go down a bit more innpremium economy, that would be perfect"
Pros: "Efficiency, good."
Pros: "Entertainment system ok"
Cons: "Change if gate 30 minutes before departure and no info at old gate. New gate very far away, terrible for old people."
Pros: "I have bought air ticket a few months in advance. I have paid a lot after changing the flight schedule."
Cons: "I will not buy the air ticket from cheap ticket any more."
Pros: "The crew was great as usual. The food was good"
Cons: "Better seats - really uncomfortable with a packed plane and wailing infants even when seated quite a few rows away."
Pros: "Better flight as bigger craft and no neighbours in my row so I got some sleep."
Pros: "smooth boarding process excellent enterntainment offered food is also quite good"
Cons: "seats seem to get smaller, less comfortable then I am used to with Singapore Airlines"
Pros: "Great service and attentiveness with great food and entertainment, including a nice big comfortable seat!"
Pros: "I have tall family members and they had enough legroom even at the back of the plane. Service was excellent. Snacks and drinks were regular on offer even between meal. Very nice, professional staff even after 13 hours of flight. Just excellent. Thank you for this very pleasant experience. Will definitely fly Singapore Airlines again."
Cons: "There is room for improvement with the special meals. The non gluten brun was very hard. In general it would be nice if passengers could pre-order from a set selection of foods online what they would like on their tray. This would hopefully lower the amount of food that sadly goes to waste. Also it would be nice to have gluten free snacks on board. Flying with celiac disease is not easy."
Pros: "I like everything crew, etc"
Cons: "Nothing reallly"
Cons: "Everything was fine."
Pros: "Customer service, food, seats"
Cons: "Old plane. Technology didn't work"
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: "Cabin crew was excellent and the premium economy seat was very comfortable and accommodating. The choice of food from the variety menu was also delicious."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable and the staff was very attendant!"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Comfortable seat, variety of entertainment (sceen) , good food options and friendly and courteous service."
Pros: "Five Star Singapore Service on board the aircraft."
Pros: "Everything on time and smooth. Great service. Great pillows and. Plenti snacks anytime I want it. Very comfortable seats. Entertainment System fabulous."
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "The cabin crew were fantastic. Food was abundant. Most boarding systems worked well. Choosing seats was confusing on website so we were allocated seating. The newer planes had a fantastic touch screen entertainment system. The seats on the newer planes were much more comfortable and roomy"
Cons: "The small seats are squishy on the older planes. The entertainment system on the older planes were dated and difficult to use. I felt sick after the flight to UK but felt fine coming home after one long flight on a newer plane."
Pros: "Very comfortable. best airline I flew on overall and was first time ."
Cons: "Charges for extra bag was steep- $150. Location at LAX airport is far. While nice to have many options for meal but did not low-carb so I only ate half my food"
Cons: "1 hour delay of departure"
Pros: "Friendly Staff. Very nice Meet and Greet Comfortable travel. Meals were tasty."
Pros: "Flight time"
Pros: "Food, service"
Pros: "Boarding was great. Staff was cordial. Excellent flight."
Cons: "Way too cold"
Pros: "Crew very friendly"
Pros: "So good to get on a flight where I can fit in the seats..."
Cons: "Food was terrible , crew were rude, there were delays due to airline problems at both ends of the flight, there was a complete lack of communication about the problems and how long the delays were going to be. Handling of missed connections was abysmal... Overall extremely disappointing."
Pros: "The economy section of the upper deck of the A380 is great!"
Pros: "I will only use Singapore Air for anywhere they fly. They really care about their passangers, 2 checked bags 1 carryon no charge, no airline does that. They constantly feed u & alcoholic beverages all at no extra charge. Flight attendants always have a smile on their flight. In flight entertainment was great, touch screen and remote controller. They supply earbuds, socks, toothbrush and paste."
Cons: "Absolutely no complaints"
Pros: "everything good"
Cons: "need new toilet"
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"
Pros: "The ability to pre-order food helped bud to intolerance of good types. Crew were helpful in getting us off the place first because they knew were were short on time for our connection."
Cons: "Delayed flight meant a stressful flight wondering if we would make our connection. Also the quality of the pilot on the intercom was poor - mumbled and unclear information."
Pros: "All of services, food, Language, clean air even so beautiful ~~"
Cons: "So nice and beautiful wearing also food is very good"
Pros: "Excellent service and attitude from ALL crew! Roomy premier economy!"
Pros: "Menu cuisine is customized for country of travel and food was hogh quality. Staff was very courteous and responsive."
Pros: "First class service with economy prices via Kayak! Blankets, pillows, full meals, snacks, entertainment, hot towels before take off and landing. The crew is always spot on! I love Singapore airlines!"
Pros: "Comfortable seats."
Pros: "Crew were helpful and pleasant and it was nice to get a drink of water, a cookie and the offer of a cup of tea or coffee"
Pros: "The crew was very hospitable and friendly"
Pros: "Aircraft was a new A320. Superb. Loads of legroom and extra width . Great flight."
Pros: "Hasn’t occurred yet"
Cons: "Hasn’t occurred yet"
Pros: "Well coordinated loading of plane. Good food service. Well informed.."
Pros: "The seats are comfortable enough even in the economy class. The crew is attentive. Entertainment is great, lots of movies and music."
Pros: "Sat in business class pods. Best flights we’ve ever taken !"
Cons: "More leg room"
Pros: "Very prompt and efficient"
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 plane was very comfortable. With decent leg room and nice seats. The in flight entertainment was excellent. As was the crews efficient and professional service. Top star"
Pros: "Great crew. Wine and cheese was nice."
Cons: "Nothing. All good."
Pros: "Free WiFi - was great and fast"
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."
Cons: "You could have warned about the 2nd bag fee! I paid $80 for having a 2nd bag!"
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: "Ground staff were particularly helpful"
Pros: "Quick & easy flight"
Cons: "I can’t be more demanding. Everything on the flight were good."
Pros: "Everything was good except....."
Cons: "The departure gate lounge for connecting flight to Vancouver was terrible.... very overcrowded, making for an unpleasant wait and boarding experience."
Pros: "Very friendly ground service staff member, lovely to be transferred to an earlier flight and my seating request was granted, flight service was also excellent."
Pros: "Amazing crew. Airline was awesome .. seem less"
Cons: "The flight was not on time There was no food on the plane for us even though we paid “full service carrier” price There were very few free movies!!! This is horrible. We wished we’d flown with Jetstar - lack of everything like with air New Zealand but at least the price would be much lower!"
Pros: "I was disappointed that Air New Zealand charges US15 to reserve specific seats. For our party of 3, that would be US90 RT so I didn't do it. But at the gate I asked for window seats and the attendant gave us excellent seats at the front of the plane."
Cons: "No issues that caused us any problems."
Pros: "The crew were very welcoming and made you feel special. The food was great! The burger was tremendous! The films very up to date."
Cons: "The seat is comfortable but doesnt recline enough, I dont like the fact that you need to flip the seat to get it flat, when is it flat its rock hard! Good on AirNZ for providing the foam mattress topper it helps. ButOnce its flat you cant really watch TV."
Cons: "Terrible customer service."
Pros: "Staff were always happy and friendly"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Late start of check in"
Pros: "Very friendly and helpful staff"
Pros: "Best airline meal I have ever had in. 50 years of flying."
Cons: "The seating configuration in business class"
Pros: "Very friendly flight attendants"
Cons: "Constant threats about weight of carryons & then didn’t check or weigh anything"
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: "The entire experience is well thought out"
Pros: "Baggage made it all the way to Queenstown from Perth"
Cons: "Check -in staff said that there were no seats available in emergency exit rows so put us in the row in front. We couldn't recline and thete were several seats empty in the emergency exit row behind us."
Pros: "Comfortable seats"
Cons: "Narrow Ailes make it difficult to board."
Pros: "Nice flight"
Cons: "That they left my luggage, 1 piece off entire flight! A brightly patterned piece! In 50 years of flying!!! Has NEVER happened! Had to spend the 1st several hours running around looking for underwear and jacket! Not a great start to vacation! And $100 nzd doesn't buy much!"
Pros: "this is Second times to use Air NZ to go to LA. before flight, they found technical problem, but ok .. nothing happen . Ground saffs helped us before on board . hope to use again ."
Cons: "generally nothing"
Pros: "The airport was great! Very easy access, fast check in and security. Loved the LOTR theme. Uneventful and beautiful flight."
Cons: "Everything was great"
Pros: "arrived early at destination ground crew helpful with seating"
Pros: "same as above"
Cons: "unalbe to select seats so we were spread out"
Pros: "A bit late leaving Auckland but we were kept well informed of the changes"
Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "Delayed for about one hour."
Cons: "I added Luggage 16.5kg and they charge $130 AUS.The weak point is they are not showing luggage when we booked."
Pros: "Punctuality. Confortable plane."
Pros: "Smooth flight. Crews' sense of humour"
Cons: "A bit of delay in take-off schedule"
Pros: "Airplane and staff"
Cons: "No headphones at board"
Pros: "The prompt service of the staff and comfort of the plane."
Cons: "Warm snacks instead of cold pastry."
Cons: "There was no headset in my front pocket so I couldn’t watch any movie. Staff was busy doing meals and drinks over the 1.5ht window. When there was time, it was late to start any movie."
Cons: "Seat had no stowing compartmentand no magazine pocket"
Pros: "Great service from the crew!"
Cons: "The entertainment, and to a lesser degree, the food"
Pros: "The lounge"
Cons: "It is no total flight old plane."
Pros: "Food is always good on Thai airways flights and flights are always good value for money. Staff were friendly and attentive."
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."
Pros: "Everything was amazing! crew is friendly and super nice! the flight was smooth."
Cons: "Nothing. everything was perfect."
Cons: "Moré communication about the long delay."
Cons: "N/A: very professional crew! The cabin remained clean for the entire duration of each of my 11 hour flights."
Cons: "More options for music and movies."
Pros: "The crew was super nice and informative."
Cons: "The food was just ok, but not really expecting a 5 star cuisine."
Pros: "Food & entertainment are okay like the usual."
Cons: "Crew were unusually very unpleasant & rude on this particular flight considering their airlines & the country are considered the land of smiles. They should've been more pleasing since the flight has been delayed for an hour due to some technical issues in the landing gear."
Pros: "The overall experience was good and relaxing."
Cons: "The toilet area could be better occupied to help skin dryness control."
Pros: "Boarding went great, much appreciated that they specifically invited elderly passengers for early boarding. Crew was efficient but friendly and attentive."
Cons: "Economy seats aren't so great on any carrier."
Pros: "Comfortable seats, good entertainment options"
Pros: "The flight was delayed (both ways) and after not having flown Thai Airways for many years, I would have thought the meaning of "TG = Tomorrow Go" has been improved to "Today Go" The boarding process literally remains back in the "stone age" compared to the total modern aviation advancements!!"
Cons: "The boarding process could and must be improved!! What's the point of having modern technology like self-automated boarding machines installed at the airport and not using them? People should be boarded by zoning instead of letting people acted like this is the last flight out of Saigon!!"
Pros: "new plan and equipments are good"
Pros: "Everything ran smoothly for the Melbourne to Bangkok leg of my flight. New plane, great entertainment, and great service."
Cons: "Overall great experience."
Cons: "On this flt just the inflight entertainment system at my seat which was not working"
Cons: "The flight was delayed by 30 minutes. If it was not delayed, I'll give it good rating."
Pros: "2 empty seats next to me"
Cons: "The plane was delayed about 30 minutes. They should improve this."
Pros: "I miss my flight to Hanoi because we were dealy from Manila also people in lounge never check us or told us about time to flight"
Pros: "Food service on a one hour flight."
Pros: "Quick flight"
Cons: "Food was awful Crew before flight in Krabi were quite abrupt Flight was delayed so good job I booked a longer stop over else I would have missed my next flight"
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 crew were faultless; looking after your every need - food choices in Business superb. And time for rest."
Pros: "Professional staff and good food"
Cons: "Landing was a little bumpy"
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: "Ok plane, food was fine too"
Cons: "No gate at home airport when there's heavy rain? Even budget airlines pay for a gate, why not a star alliance member?"
Pros: "Very short flight"
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"
Cons: "I found it a bit odd that there were programs available from Bangkok to Vientiane, but no headphones to listen. I guess it improved my lipreading skills though ;)"
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: "The in-flight service is better than others."
Cons: "The check-in process at Heathrow is a chaos. I’m not sure who’s responsible, between the Airlines or the Airport. It sholuld arrange separate rows between those already check-in online and the others. I also saw the officials let some (1-5) group of (3-8) people each bypass the long queue, without reasons. The seat and leg space are so narrow that the direct 10+hour- flight is not so comfortable."
Cons: "Very hard seats for a long haul flight and queues for the the toilets. Overall the planes looked old and tired."
Pros: "Bangkok Melbourne leg was excellent. New plane. Was great. Great, friendly service."
Cons: "Same limited entertainment options and despite being a new plane would 3 degrees on the tilt of the seats kill you?"
Cons: "3 toilets out of order. Plane very old. Chilli food so hot inedible."
Cons: "Old plane not flat bed and food bad"
Cons: "The plane was a very old B777-300 and the air conditioning did not work so the whole flight was very warm. The cabin in general was very dated and cramped. Having flown the A350 to Bangkok which was newer and much better, did not see why they couldn’t operate the flight back on the same platform"
Pros: "Had 3 seats to myself, good movies"
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."
Pros: "Quick & efficient boarding but cost cutting has taken the shine off what used to be a quality airline experience."
Cons: "I’m not fussy about food, but the menu today was about as uninspiring as they come. Along with polite but perfunctory service and a seat that is nothing better than premium economy, I don’t know how they can get away with calling their business class product, Business Class!"
Pros: "It was fine"
Cons: "We arrived plenty early at terminal 2 like the confirmation said. Only to find that over night they changed departures to terminal 3. No signs. No one there to give instructions. Just a security guy saying “take sky train “. We had plenty of time so it was more annoying than anything. So we arrive at the gate and the are having a party to inaugurate the new gate and terminal. I’m glad they celebrated. Haha. Got to laugh. The big crowd at the celebration were passengers who were delayed bordering so they could have a celebration. Part of the adventure."
Pros: "Service, client treatment, food"
Pros: "Food and beverage"
Cons: "We requested wheelchair assistance for my grandmother (3 days before the flight), but at the departing airport, the person with the wheelchair left early and we had to walk her on to the plane. When we arrived at Hong Kong, there was no wheelchair on the bridge, and after disembarking and being told to wait, it took 30 minutes for them to bring one. The ground staff kept trying to convince us to just walk which seemed very unprofessional."
Pros: "The crew was good, not much as it was a red eye, but they were friendly and helpful"
Pros: "The crew went above and beyond the meet my needs. I requested the Cathay draft beer Betsy which wasn't loaded, unfortunately, but the crew managed to find one in economy."
Cons: "It was annoying the entertainment content on the A350 and 777-300ER were slightly different. I was watching a show but could not finish it."
Cons: "Economy seating is extremely narrow!"
Cons: "Extremely bad service at the ticket counter. Really disappointed, really disappointed"
Cons: "Chose emergency exit on Cathay 777-300. Terrible.. was squished like a sardine! And I was in window seat... was not even able to eat! Worst economy class I have been in years!!! Never again...."
Cons: "The crew should be more kind."
Pros: "Crew amazing."
Cons: "Food variety should be increased."
Cons: "The flight attendant actually worked very hard. But I don’t think they have enough people working in the economy. I asked for a cup of coffee twice from 2 different flight attendant. Never got it"
Pros: "Could not take flight and could not get refunded"
Cons: "Refund money"
Pros: "The crew were busy but very attentive"
Cons: "I could not plug in my headphones because of the proprietary plug on the airplane. I understand some airlines used to use proprietary plugs to keep people from taking their headphones that were offered complementary for the flight but I’d rather use my high end noise canceling headphones."
Pros: "seat very comfortable"
Cons: "food and inflight entertaitment with very few choices are very poor - flight attendant always on the PA for meaningless message in 3 languages"
Pros: "The crew carefull and the seat comfort"
Cons: "Cathay Pacific should be open direct rounte from SGN to MEL"
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: "Crew was amazing and diligent !"
Cons: "Food could have been better with some more options available onboard!"
Pros: "Yup all gud"
Cons: "All gud"
Pros: "The crew was nice. Seat space really cramped"
Cons: "On my return flight from Hing Kong to Vancouver, which is a long flight, the passenger in the seay next to mine slowly encroached on my seat space to an unusual extent. The seats in economy are really cramped!!"
Pros: "seats that i selected was change when we enter the boarding gate without informing us"
Pros: "very friendly staff"
Cons: "seats could be more comfortable for long flights, better food choice"
Cons: "Slow and old entertainment system. Bad seats"
Cons: "A very old product in the CX fleet. The old exonomy seat is terrible. Service was not attentive. Entertainment system was not responsive. CX is definitely going downhill."
Pros: "On time food"
Cons: "New menu is not appealing with lesser choice and smaller portions - inflight entertainment very limited choice - constantly disturb with meaninglessness pa announcement"
Pros: "Second time in less than two years and satisfied on both trips. Good work Cathay Pacific."
Pros: "Excellent ..."
Cons: "We were served only breakfast and lunch ... in 16 hour travel with a cup of noodles if you asked, the stewardess needed to get reminders couple of times. The steward serving food was excellent. No coffee nor drinks were offered after meals. Food was good though."
Cons: "The seat was a bit small for me, legroom a bit tight."
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: "Boarding was swift"
Cons: "Crew was indifferent and cold in their service. Food was mediocre."
Pros: "Service was fantastic. Had a bit of a headache and the air hostess was quick to get me a Panadol. Entertainment system is good. Do check out the outside camera that works when landing gear comes out. Great view. Great idea."
Pros: "Boarding on time"
Cons: "Food was not fresh. Some crews could not understand English well"
Pros: "Modern flight and silent Large monitor"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats Degraded quality of food and drinks"
Cons: "The stopover in Hong Kong was longer than I would have liked."
Pros: "It was a lovely flight. Food/drinks were excellent."
Cons: "Toilet cleanliness needs to be better."
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: "Every aspect was smooth and efficient."
Pros: "their korean movies"
Cons: "they have worst coordination between airline crew and airport personnel who is in charge with services taking care for the handicap they forgot to board my aunt so i had to help my aunt board then the crew informed me i am not allowed to bring her in the plane and leave the wheelchair in the tube i had to bring her in the plane since my aunt was anxious other people in wheelchair was already brought in and she was left behind"
Pros: "Boeing 777 had an upgrade on the video display software, making for a more manageable video experience. It's easier to navigate because of the ability to close screens and go back to the screen you were on, rather than having to start over each time."
Cons: "I received a polite e-mail and a text message an hour or two later indicating that my flight from Taipei to HongKong had been delayed. It took a login to the Cathay Pacific web site to figure out that with the rescheduled time, I would miss my connecting flight from HongKong to Boston if I didn't change anything. I managed to sort it out, though it took using my cell phone to place an international call to the HongKong Cathay Pacific office to get me on an earlier flight. I don't think this is an acceptable level of service -- had I not had WiFi access or an international capable cell phone, I would have been stranded in Taipei or HongKong an extra day. I think CP could have done more to notify and help remediate the situation knowing the implication of the rescheduled flight. Food also remains mediocre, though slightly better."
Cons: "The seats seemed like they had no padding and it kept stabbing me in the back. Seat belts were so thick and hard i couldn't lean in any direction to get comfortable as it would stab me. My partner and I were also seated separately. Painful flight, disappointed."
Pros: "Little more leg room!"
Pros: "All went to schedule and flight attendants very good"
Pros: "The service from start to finish was superb. The flight to Hong Kong had the on board attendants at full service the whole journey. Blankets and pillows were supplied as standard and plenty of complimentary food. There was a genuine sense that the on board attendants wanted you to be as comfortable as possible."
Cons: "I can't think of anything really. Perhaps the seats could have slightly more leg room but hey. What can you expect from economy."
Pros: "Up and down at the right time and place. Great experience."
Pros: "I am frequent air traveler that logs about 100k miles a year and this is the first time I felt like writing a review about an airline. I traveled with my 4 year old son on this trip. Excellent service, high quality food options and flight amenities. I really enjoyed the food as did my son. My son left his backpack behind on the first leg and the airline staff retreived it and delivered it to the lounge in less than 15 minutes. I was astounded and had almost given up on seeing the bag again, given my experience with other airlines in the past. This is going to be airline of choice for future trips!"
Cons: "Continues to be incinsistent and spotty service."
Pros: "Great service and smiley staff"
Cons: "the fact that it's a 14 hour flight, i hope someone invents a faster plane soon."
Pros: "We always fly with Cathay. Usually 2-3 times per year and feel the staff are professional and service is extremely good. I recently fractured my ankle and staff provided excellent assistance."
Cons: "The breakfasts for economy passengers is shocking. This has not always been the case. However, Now it is presented in a card board box and of very poor quality."
Pros: "I was put on an earlier flight as they had a window seat available. Leg room was good, and the food and movie offer was better than last time."
Pros: "Always consistently good.."
Pros: "Crew and beverage options were great."
Cons: "Seats could have been more comfortable. And slightly more leg room would have been preferred for a 14hr flight."
Pros: "seat comfort"
Cons: "breakfast, coffee"
Pros: "Very comfortable flight. The full range of entertainment made the time go quickly. Professional crew."
Cons: "I know it's an airplane, but even so, the food was astonishingly bad."
Cons: "We booked vegan meals which came and were pretty good. But afterwards, the cabin crew handed out icecreams and then Fantales and had no vegan options for those treats."
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and professional. The aircraft was clean and well maintained. Food and entertainment were great."
Cons: "Completely satisfied."
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."
Pros: "Very friendly crew, and super comfy flat bed in business class."
Cons: "On this occasion, Qantas delivered the goods!"
Cons: "Entertainment system was playing up and crew had to reboot it several times"
Pros: "Service from the moment of getting near the booking counter was excellent. Flight was on time and staff were great."
Cons: "The sandwich for lunch was boring and the bread was not very nice."
Pros: "Good movies make for a quick trip"
Pros: "Crew a was good - Seat was not so great. I tried to book my seat/boarding pass when you sent through the notice to do so in the morning but at that stage there was only 1 seat available to sit in?? Seamed a little odd to be completely booked out at that stage"
Cons: "Isle Seat"
Cons: "The food was poor quality."
Cons: "I booked emrits but i was boaded on quants"
Cons: "Less gate changes"
Pros: "all good"
Cons: "all good"
Pros: "Great food, great service!"
Pros: "The friendly crew, space for my legs and the food."
Cons: "The entertainment gadget was faulty."
Cons: "Baby stroller was sent to baggage claim. I had to walk with small baby and a bunch of bags through all steps instead of using the stroller."
Pros: "Everything was barely adequate. All the flights on this trip was substandard. Planes seemed old and dirty. Really disappointed."
Cons: "Barely made the connection."
Pros: "Good seats and leg room in economy. Crew and service were friendly and enjoyable."
Cons: "Information from Qantas on the last minute delay to the flight and ongoing changes to the timing, was poor. We got most of our information on the delay and timing was largely from other sources."
Pros: "All inside the realm of the expected"
Cons: "Seat was uncomfortable"
Pros: "Healthy airline food option, friendly helpful service, use of name and I'm on the bottom rung of ff status??"
Pros: "everything was lovely"
Cons: "the outdated on flight entertainment system"
Pros: "Qantas notified me in plenty of time when flight was cancelled and automatically placed me on next available flight. Customer service was good in this regard."
Cons: "Flight was cancelled and rescheduled flight was delayed. Plane was noisy."
Pros: "Friendly efficient service. Lots of smiles. Food was great. Very comfortable seating"
Cons: "Toilet was very cramped USB charging plug not working. Pretty average range of movies."
Pros: "It was my first A380 flight, and overall I was disappointed relative to the Dreamliner. Yet it stands out as a positive the way that Qantas has configured business class on the upper deck. It's quite peaceful. The staff was pleasant, but could have been more attentive. It felt like some cared and others did not."
Cons: "I have flown millions of miles with Qantas, but it's been more than 10 years since my last flights. My expectations were high and i the end I only felt "OK" about the experience. The seats are not competitive with other business classes in the sky. I realize that is about to change. I flew Air Canada into Australia, and while my seat was unfortunately broken, the capabilities and overall comfort of their seats is far superior to Qantas. The business class lounge in Sydney had very poor food options in my opinion, and I was quite peckish after having skipped lunch to travel to the airport for a 4pm flight. The food options on the flight were much better, though overall options / taste were just OK."
Pros: "Qantas is always a great choice. Good food and service."
Pros: "Upon confirming my flight I had received a middle seat. When I got to Sydney I was able to talk a host at the gate to see if she can move to an aisle seat. She did and it was at the front of the row with plenty of leg room. I couldn’t have asked for a better flight home."
Cons: "The mess other passengers made. Have some respect for yourself and the stewardess. I could only imagine the home some of these people Live in."
Cons: "Flight was nearly an hour late leaving."
Cons: "Flight was late departing."
Cons: "Lack of food for dinner..they ran out."
Pros: "Mostly everything great."
Cons: "Leg room for me a bit small. Dinner a bit mushy."
Pros: "I don't remember much about this plane. It was nice to get food service for such a short flight. I believe we had the two seats to ourselves, and they were comfortable."
Pros: "Everything was great - arrived early. Excellent service."
Pros: "Wonderful staff, the flight felt quick and easy."
Cons: "The food, there was no vegetarian option."
Pros: "Efficient loading & unloading. Flight was on time."
Cons: "Seats were way too close together!!"
Pros: "The crew was always courteous, helpful, and patient with everyone. They just seemed to have much better attitudes than I’ve seen with other airlines, at least this crew did. Even the food was good!"
Pros: "Fine, but completely unmemorable."
Pros: "Delay on LAX to bNE was too late for us to make the connection. And our bags were lost as a result."
Pros: "Boarding from an obscure gate, then being bused quite a long way to the plane was slow and tedious. There were many queues and delays along the way and the plane was late leaving. Food was not great but we we were not offered anything to drink not even water with the meal until we had finished eating. I know crew works hard but that seemed a time management problem. There is no service involved plonking down a tray. Water could be included."
Cons: "All of the above."
Pros: "Had problems with check in because of china eastern mishandling our baggage, the Quantas staff got everything sorted for us. Plenty of leg room on the flight and the cabin staff were fantastic, only thing that let it down was the food choice, but, as it was only a 3 hour flight this wasn;t really a problem. Would gladly fly with them again any time."
Cons: "Seats very cramped with 6 children sharing seats invarea"
Pros: "Really nice hostesses. Professional, friendly, interested in travellers. Very welcome when you're travelling home after a long day."
Cons: "Planes are looking a bit tired."
Pros: "Comfy flight. The staff were really helpful."
Pros: "Actually had wonderful vegan food for us. Express lane through customs/security. Separate biz check-in that actually worked. Good entertainment. Qantas Biz Lounge about the best lounge I've been in - just wonderful."
Cons: "Cant think of a thing."
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: "Staff service was excellent."
Cons: "Paid for Qantas but got Latam. Not at all the same quality of flight material. Heat hearing strange clicks that I have never experienced on other flights."
Pros: "Mobile checkin, e-boarding pass, straight to the gate!"
Pros: "Attentive staff with great food. Only issue is seats in economy are a bit cramped."
Cons: "Seats a bit cramped in economy."
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?"