Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Abu Dhabi to Cairo
Etihad Airways, Egypt Air and Air Serbia have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Abu Dhabi to Cairo. Confirm policies on booking site.
Etihad Airways does not allow booking a middle seat on flights from Abu Dhabi to Cairo.
Most visitors from Abu Dhabi need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cairo. Travelers are required to present a valid health insurance that has COVID-19 coverage upon arrival in Egypt.
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Visitors from Abu Dhabi are not required to quarantine after entering Cairo.
Visitors from Abu Dhabi must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cairo.
Current regulations for vaccinated travelers to Cairo: most visitors from Abu Dhabi may enter Cairo but may still need to provide proof of negative COVID test.
Health Declaration Form
Travelers are required to present a completed health declaration form along with their health insurance.
Masks: Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
A direct flight to Cairo will take on average 3h 20m to travel the 2377 km flying distance from Abu Dhabi.
51 direct flights run between Abu Dhabi and Cairo on a daily basis. On average, there are about 359 departures each week.
In the last 72 hours, the best return deals on flights connecting Abu Dhabi to Cairo were found on Royal Jordanian (AED 3,210) and Gulf Air (AED 3,804). Air Arabia Abu Dhabi proposed the cheapest one-way flight at AED 1,646.
In normal times, Egypt Air flies from Abu Dhabi to Cairo up to 12 times per day, Etihad Airways up to 11 times per day, and Air Serbia up to 6 times per day.
For Abu Dhabi to Cairo, Saturday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Tuesday is the most expensive. Flying from Cairo back to Abu Dhabi, the best deals are generally found on Friday, with Monday being the most expensive.
On your way to Cairo, you’ll fly out from Abu Dhabi Intl. You’ll be landing at Cairo.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
"They did not let my uncle fly"
Pros: "Great crew! Excellent business class suite"
Pros: "The crew did a great job."
Pros: "Not satisfied"
Cons: "Need improvements"
Cons: "Food is served in heated plastic containers. I would request Qatar airways not heat the food in the plastic container."
Cons: "Flight was cancelled and rebooking dealt with poorly"
Pros: "Business class is the best"
Pros: "Nothing to like on that flight."
Cons: "Very poor customer service, Qatar Airways should be ashamed of providing worst than third world kind service in the Doha - Dhaka route."
Cons: "Very happy on Doha to ORD"
Pros: "Very attentive and efficient"
Pros: "Crew was very polite and helpful."
Cons: "Quality of food could be better Hindu meal was not as good as expected"
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "The food didn’t necessarily agree with me but it tasted good and there was plenty of it."
Pros: "Seat comfortable"
Pros: "The crew and accommodations"
Cons: "Availability of vegan meals"
Cons: "Houston airport qatar airways check in office has 4 counters and 2 were for people who electronically checked in and they were only a few and other 2 counters were for the huge line. Need more counters. Doha airport has majority of Indian national personell at check in and luggage checkins. They have to learn some manners and be polite with people. Rudeness is a turn off passengers who are tired"
Pros: "Super comfy seat and entertainment, plus staff super nice"
Cons: "Too long on boarding"
Pros: "Customer service and food."
Pros: "Nothing much."
Cons: "I think airplane was small in Doha to Amritsar sector . There are not too many flights"
Pros: "Qatar beats every US based airline, hands down! The planes are clean and modern with better seats, leg room, technology, food and staff. Everything is included in the cost of a ticket, something that US airlines should learn! I cannot say enough about the experience and wood recommend to anyone traveling to destinations served by this airline."
Cons: "I cannot think of a single thing."
Pros: "The long flight from Houston to Doha was good."
Cons: "The short flight from Doha to Nairobi was uncomfortably because of dry air in the plane."
Pros: "The food was great with three options for each meal and there were a lot of options for in flight entertainment"
Pros: "Plane was clean and modern. Staff was very courteous. An overall pleasant flight."
Cons: "Service is always bad. This time from bag, all electronics have been stolen. It is 200$ worth things have been missing from my baggage."
Pros: "On our flight from Atlanta, we loved the service and great recommendations from the flight attendant, Carmen, who made great suggestions for our Malaysia trip."
Cons: "The seats were very tight and the food was okay, but the staff was great."
Pros: "Heavenly for an airplane ride!"
Cons: "Seats are too small"
Cons: "Hi I travelled on 7/16 from Philadelphia to Cairo through the Jordanian airline . Unfortunately the luggages didn't reach to Cairo airport with me . 3 days later they told me that the luggages in Jordan and I have to travel from Alexandria city to Cairo to receive my luggages . When I went their , I found my luggages were opened and missing much items . I made reports on the airport. The employees in the airport they wondered why the opened the selling box , and the box looks empty. The weight for this box was 32 kilograms in the time of shipping. And I paid $400 for extra weight . But when I received it was like 20 kilograms. Plus I paid $350 for Qater airline for shipping 3 luggage . That's means I paid $750 for shipping 3 luggages and I received it looks empty . I need refund for all shipping and $5000 for damages items , or I will complain this airlines through the American court . Thank you"
Pros: "The crew were all lovely + meals were excellent."
Pros: "My family did not comfortable in English talking and air hostess helped them very good with Hindi language. Increased my mom confidence to travel through Qatar airlines without any problem. Appreciate staff on board and airline service, thanks."
Cons: "The airport did not have air conditioning, which was very annoying given the temperature outside was 30C."
Pros: "Cabin crew friendly and efficient, great service"
Pros: "everything went perfect , tank you KAYAK"
Pros: "Flight. Conections"
Cons: "Change flexibility, helpfulness"
Cons: "Almost missed my flight. I had to take a bus, go through a transfer check, and then take a train to the gate, which got me there so late (even with running) that they were calling my name (and a few others) over the loud speaker."
Pros: "Crew had amazing customer service with a badly serviced plane"
Cons: "Was on flight QR 743 Doha to Boston. The pilot landed as if it was an afterthought In good weather, it sounded as if the pilot used the computer to land. The crew worked with great pains within a difficult situation. The flight was delayed by an hour, full flight had dirty lavatories without water from the get go! One of the middle lavatories could not lock! This plane should have been better serviced by ground crew before it departed Doha! Infotainment system is confusing, keep it simple and add more up to date movies. Even then, I will still fly QR over all else."
Pros: "On time departure, friendly crew. Comfortable seats for economy class, plenty of entertainment options. A pleasant experience"
Cons: "The food was okay. The hot wrap/calzone served first was not very tasteful. The breakfast/brunch was better. Not much to dislike overall."
Pros: "Overall, an excellent short flight. I was flying with oversize luggage (bicycle), which is offer a hassle. The ticket agent took care of it without issue, and it arrived safely. Food was OK. I would try Qatar for a long flight if the opportunity arises."
Cons: "Boarding was chaotic. Everyone just queued up instead of using zones, etc."
Pros: "Food was good."
Cons: "I didn't appreciate the fact that Qatar opened so late at the Abu Dhabi airport, nor did I appreciate that the woman who printed out my boarding pass royally screwed up and printed gate 8 , when in fact it was gate 3. That was total BS. Supposing I missed my flight due to her negligence ??"
Pros: "Boarding experience was very good. Crew were attentive for the most part."
Cons: "I get the whole more leg room argument, but sitting on a piece of plastic with almost no padding for 14 hours is nothing but torture! Food was average at best."
Pros: "Cabin crew courtesy."
Pros: "From start to finish the whole process with Qatar Airways was smooth and excellent."
Pros: "Almost nothing"
Pros: "Food and drink options. Courteous."
Cons: "Smells from others"
Pros: "The entertainment choices were great."
Cons: "We sat in front of a row of children who kicked the back of my seat for 13 hrs straight. We spoke to a flight attendant about it early on in the flight, spoke to the kids and spoke to the parents. Then spoke to the kids and parents mid flight. And then spoke to them all, including a flight attendant towards the end of the flight. The issue was never resolved. We asked to change our seats but could not. We asked for the parents to trade seats with the kids and they would not. It was the worst, most uncomfortable flight I have ever taken. And I fly regularly for work and for pleasure. It was an absolutely horrible experience. I was actually in tears on the flight because I was so tired, uncomfortable and frustrated."
Cons: "Mashed connection"
Cons: "The boarding was unusually long. We stood in line for twenty minutes to board the plane. This was difficult for many. The staff and airlines were unorganized and scattered."
Pros: "Flight was very good"
Pros: "The crew. Hana was the best. She is one of the crew members. The Korean female."
Cons: "the person next to me was load and annoin. Seat was crammed and was not comfortable AT All."
Pros: "Pleasant and efficient crew made a middle of the night flight (01.00 - 05.30) quite bearable! Food good too."
Cons: "Veg Biryani instead of pasta plz"
Cons: "Was a good experience"
Pros: "One of the crew members was very happy and chirpy with all passengers. She was chatting and making sure everyone's needs were met and comfortable."
Cons: "Entertainment. Hollywood movies weren't working."
Pros: "Crew was very nice in business. Very helpful and catering to every need."
Cons: "The entertainment. Hollywood movies were not working."
Pros: "I' not sure which flight this relates to. I've taken economy and business class and clearly the business class is better but economy is fine. The crew were good in both classes and whilst the food in business was better I didn't have a problem in economy either."
Cons: "Check in was fine and very friendly but boarding could be better particularly in business. At Heathrow it was a bit chaotic as all classes seemed to be mixed up so it was difficult for priority passengers such as disabled to get through everyone crowded up to the desks and the same applied for business class as well. The IFE wasn't too bad but it could be better. Bahrain airport is a mess and the boarding gates seem to be more like corridors with seats in them so it's difficult again when they call for business class passengers as unless you are already at the front you have to try to work your way through. I believe the airport is being rebuilt. If so then things will probably improve. I'm not sure why there needs to be 2 security checks within a few yards of each other when transiting between flights. they don't have this problem in Doha."
Cons: "Not lied to me about my extra being payed from Bahrain to Kenya because it was only payed to Dubai which is now causing me a lot of stress my flight from Dubai to Nairobi was cancelled while i was there without my knowledge"
Cons: "Economy sets are too tight and cramped. Cup holder was good for nothing, i tried to put my soft drink bottle in it and it slipped right out the bottom and when I tried to put a cup of water in it supplied by the crew it wouldn't fit! When I reclined my seat to sleep the passenger behind me pushed my seat hard back to upright position. When I turned around to ask why the rude response I realized that he was a tall fellow and his knees were already touching the back of my seat so when I reclined it, it hurt him and he had no where to move his legs. I couldn't do or say much as I understood his misery and therefore kept my seat up the whole way for 5 hours! The flight was full and neither of us could relocate to another seat."
Pros: "Customer service of vayama they did our request by providing wheelchair for my mother and flight was superb for Gulf air"
Pros: "Pleasant crew."
Cons: "Need better food"
Cons: "The flight should be on time and not late."
Cons: "Return flights delayed. Delay same as flight time so not great."
Cons: "The travel was cancell for orbiz fail"
Cons: "Boarding took too long"
Cons: "They canceled the flight that I booked from muscat to Manama at 1245 and booked to me at 745 am flight, and they keep me waiting for six hours to catch my flight from Manama to Riyadh, They did not offer me a hotel to stay during the waiting period."
Cons: "There is no Priority for business class"
Cons: "Boarding, crew, seating, bus gate"
Cons: "flt from Bah operated by Gulfair, so checked in with them. They were able to checkin bags to Manchester but not able to issue boarding card. length of flight when alternative is a direct flight from bah to lhr. Sinbad ffp website not easy. for a new aircraft the ife selection was very poor."
Pros: "Meal options and snacks, good crew staff. And relatively comfortable seating. The plane waited for us because of the earlier delayed flight, though we prefer to have been given the option to stay the night and catch the next morning flight."
Cons: "The flight got delayed from Alexandria and the staff at Manama airport directed us to a counter to get our onward boarding passes but another senior member of staff asked us "what are you doing here" and asked us to go straight to the gate, then when we arrived at Abu Dhabi the baggage did not arrive with us and we had to go back to the airport later to pick them up."
Cons: "Delay of 4 hours as connection was gone , costumer care not answering, transfer desk very un professional, very bad management of delay . Zero infos"
Pros: "how convenient it is"
Cons: "Good but delayed"
Pros: "Everything went fine, no complains!"
Pros: "Nothing much I liked other than it was a regular (A321) plane service: nothing stood out for me. Nevertheless, still would travel with them because of the competitive price."
Cons: "The (A321) plane could done with an overhaul, but understandable as to why it is the way it is; for the purpose short hauls. Besides, the flight was only for an hour. Other than that, nothing much more to say."
Cons: "The flight was held back for late arrival of some passengers which resulted in delay in departure"
Pros: "Ease of checking, smooth landing, Gold frequent flyer card special preference"
Cons: "The old aircraft which is almost reached its limits"
Pros: "Subcontinent flights are substandard.. Crew are indifferent.. Taking this flight only because it is direct non stop"
Cons: "Subcontinent flights are substandard.. Crew are indifferent.. Taking this flight only because it is direct non stop"
Pros: "Speed of the boarding pass counters. And the price."
Cons: "The plane seats are really bad"
Pros: "Noisy and crowded"
Pros: "Bording was ok."
Cons: "Too much security checks"
Pros: "All but planes were good"
Cons: "add phone outlet to your seat"
Pros: "In general, good and clean."
Pros: "Food is always a plus (especially compared to the US flights, where hardly anything but a salty snack and a drink are included with the flight)."
Cons: "I was confused about which check in counter to go to - I purchased my ticket through Oman Air, but they could not find my reservation at the check in counter.... they suggested going to the Gulf Air counter, where I was able to successfully check in."
Pros: "The flight attendants were very polite, service was great. The plane was very clean and movie selection was good as well. Lots of leg room as well, I enjoyed my flight."
Pros: "The crew is nice and very responsive."
Cons: "The food quality is low. The available onboard entertainment is very limited."
Pros: "i like the smile of the staff"
Pros: "Quick and efficient"
Cons: "Too short of a flight for much to evaluate"
Pros: "Good film selection, great beverage options."
Cons: "The sandwiches were pitiful. Not enough chicken salad for the bread and egg salad sandwiches for the children was a poor choice."
Pros: "Nothing at all"
Cons: "Attitude of staff at Gulf Air in Manama is rough and don't extend any assistance. Flights delay is very common.....too bad. Will never ever choose this poor Airline again."
Cons: "Missed my connection from Doha to this flight neither Qatar air or gulf would help me reschedule ticket had to pay third airline to get home"
Pros: "being on time"
Cons: "The flight delayed for more than two our. I bought another ticket (one way) to manamah with Oman Air for $230. I called gulfair to refund the ticket but they asked me to contact Kayak. Please do the nessasry Regards Fahad"
Cons: "Crew Food Quality And finally the flight cancelled"
Pros: "My flight was very relaxing. it was a shorter flight than displayed on the website which was a plus."
Cons: "The only hiccup was the 30min delay before borading"
Pros: "I Had best filght gulf air"
Cons: "I dont have visa but i have best experiance in your country"
Pros: "Timing and service"
Cons: "Everything about the flight"
"Thank you so much ☺️"
Pros: "The crew were nice"
Cons: "The only thing the luggage’s takes too much time 🙁☹️"
Cons: "The food was very poor and tasteless , too much bread and it was cold. The choices of movies was poor."
Cons: "Business class"
Cons: "They won’t allow me to fly"
Cons: "Business class are not comfortable"
Pros: "nothing is good"
Cons: "the food and bathrooms"
Cons: "Neither departure terminal nor gate was displaying in the application even while refreshing it continuously. The information was available in schiphol airport website 3.5 hours before take-off time."
Pros: "Crew was super friendly and helpful!!"
Cons: "I didn’t really like the available movies"
Pros: "Every single flight of the four flights I flew on my trip were delayed. There was no communication from the crew members that the flights were delayed. Worst flight ever."
Cons: "Better customer service"
Pros: "It was a smooth flight and the crew were nice."
Cons: "Food could have been better. Plus a glass of wine/beer either sold or complementary wouldn’t hurt"
Cons: "Food wasn’t that good and there could have been better entertainment options (more movies, TV shows). Internet was terrible."
Pros: "Time was respected"
Cons: "Having a stop of 17 hours would require to have an accommodation for rest, but unavailable!"
Cons: "1. Delay in takeoff for more than 45 minutes 2. There is no screen to display movies"
Cons: "Layover time too short so a small flight delay resulted in a missed connection. No entertainment system on board, seats very small, food bad and disembarking was very slow."
Pros: "Seat very comfortable and service was excellent"
Cons: "The quality of the sound and image of the movie was not good"
Pros: "New 787 is amazing plane ✈️"
Pros: "Immediate check-in with no weight. Two checked bags & two carry-ons at no extra charge. Window seat, with no one else in the row. Good meal at no charge. Arrived on time."
Pros: "Stuff was professional"
Cons: "OUr departing flight was delayed almost 1 1/2 hours, resulting in a missed connection in Cairo -- this is not uncommon. The connecting flight waited 6 minutes, then left us. Arranging an alternative (through Rome & onward by late evening) was done , but no one was at the transfer desk for an hour."
Pros: "Our flight got delayed for 3 hours and they where ri rude to us"
Pros: "Seat was comfortable because I was in fire exit seat"
Cons: "They lost my baggage. It is so hard to follow up. Could have been more organized and approachable"
Pros: "Short trip ..very good pilot , landing was smooth, as well as the take off."
Cons: "Entertainment programs was so poor .."
Pros: "All about this trip was excellent"
Cons: "Your company canceled the tickets from Kenya to cairo"
Pros: "Sericve level on the plane and staff attitude and addition new brand plane 787"
Cons: "Departure on time"
Pros: "Airplane crew were frendly and helpful."
Cons: "I hope to all aircrafts to think wisely about my opinion. Please let economic passenger go in to reach their seats from back to head, late let the business passengers enter to reach their seats to avoid bags traffic above each passenger seat. Thank you."
Pros: "On time arrival"
Cons: "Translation speeches. Food uncooked. Bad entertainment"
Pros: "We were traveling with a person in a wheelchair. The crew and staff were fantastic. Lots of help that made the experience great!"
Cons: "The seats could be roomier."
Pros: "The food was really great, and the crew was so helpful"
Cons: "The boarding time was delayed. The boarding process could have be more streamlined."
Pros: "Nice tilt to seats, good food and service"
Cons: "Cabin WAY too hot, poorly controlled small children"
Cons: "Very old planes. Poor cleanliness"
Pros: "The crew was amazing and accommodating."
Pros: "Better seat, food, in-flight entertainment, lights not on as long so people can sleep"
Cons: "trip was very short however the crew was so nice and cooperative."
Pros: "I liked the space you have on the seats the leg room is very good because I am a tall person with some airlines it’s very uncomfortable for me thanks."
Cons: "Leg room, food, service from the cabin crew is fantastic just to say a few words. Fli"
Pros: "Crew was nice and cordial, meal service was ok food itself was okay not bad but not superior, the aircraft was a pretty new 737-800 limited english choices of movies"
Cons: "The cabin temperature was quite warm hardly any air coming out of the air vents. I dont think they had all the air pacs on"
Cons: "I didn’t like that the food and the service and the chairs the floor is not clean actually that was bad flying flying"
Pros: "I really enjoyed when the plane LANDED at my Destination!"
Cons: "1. The plane was hot. In the Middle East they don't turn on the AC whilst on the ground. They only turn it on when in the air?!?! 2. The food was basic! I ordered the Seafood and it had 3 overcooked shrimp and baked fish. Not tasty at all. The bread was hard as a rock! 3. Boarding was like a cattle call!! Kind of like Southwest Airlines! 4. The Takeoff, Cruise and Landing was NOT bad at all! 5. I guess being an American, it was FOOLISH of me to ask for Ginger Ale on this Egyptian Flight!! 6. When I landed in Cairo, it would have been helpful to know that while going through Customs, I would need to purchase a Egypt Entry Visa fee for $25.00, but since I didn't know that, I waited in line for 20 minutes ONLY to have the Customs agent tell me that I had to go purchase one, then get back I line for ANOTHER 20 minutes!!!!!!! UGGHHHHHH!! 7. I flew on an Airbus that didn't have plug in for your phones to charge (maybe that's just a Boeing thing)."
Cons: "Everything is good except the crew. They are trying to provide my family their number for to make friendship !! It is bad behavior from them."
Pros: "Good seats reasonable service and chk in was easy , food is excellent."
Cons: "Very noisy ."
Pros: "Sufficient leg room."
Cons: "Crew need more training. Entertainment need to improve."
Pros: "We arrived safely."
Cons: "The plane was dirty and so cramped. The food was bad. The flight attendants were frustrated and angry. No internet options. The tv shows and movies were all old and there wasn’t very many options at all. Connecting in Cairo was complete chaos and so exhausting."
Pros: "Possibly the food and the flight is direct"
Cons: "Anything else you could think of. The crew is unfriendly the plane is messy no one follows rules or regulations just a complete mess"
Pros: "Everything worked as advertised."
Cons: "Nothing .. everything worked just fine."
Pros: "Fair was inexpensive."
Cons: "Too many security checks"
"Even though I was had been double vaccinated weeks prior; arrived at the airport 5 hours early; had two negative COVID tests, including a PCR test I was forced to pay $225 for at the airport (the free tests do not have the fast result turn-around required by the Sri Lankan government); proof of a ride from the airport and lodging information; I WAS DENIED ENTRY TO MY FIRST FLIGHT. I was told I needed a special email from the government? I was told to email immediately and given a bogus email address? The one man, who was a "supervisor" for Etihad and refused to identify himself, kept berating me and told me explicitly that "you Americans are used to going wherever you like whenever you like BUT IT'S NOT THAT WAY ANYMORE!!!" I was dumbfounded. I should mention that I was unfailingly polite the entire time. I would characterize this employee's behavior towards me as abuse. I did try to call KAYAK for several hours but no response. This same employee kept intercepting me on the snake line and continuously prevented me from approaching the check-in desk. I should add that I was the only person waiting who appeared to not be of SE Asian or Middle Eastern descent as well as the only unaccompanied woman. While I cannot for certain that this had anything to do with the Etihad employee's targeting, I can say. that my experience was truly horrible. After 5 hours of attempting check-in, being prevented from approaching the check-in desk, and being continuously denigrated and lied to, I left the airport in despair. That was only the beginning of my troubles. Many weeks later, I still do not have a refund, or even an exchange, for my wasted ticket. I have spent countless hours on hold with KAYAK and their enterprise is absolutely criminal. I really can not afford to lose the price of my ticket, but I don't know how many more weeks/days/hours I can spend fighting for a refund for a flight I was prevented from boarding for no apparent logical reason? AVOID ETIHAD. AVOID KAYAK!! They have stolen my money and have been absolutely horrid. And if anyone from KAYAK reads this PLEASE REFUND MY MONEY. I am so deeply tired of this. The way you have treated me is so. very. wrong."
"Everything about etihad... Loved it... Very professional 🌹"
Cons: "There wasn’t any entertainment on this flight though which made the time a little difficult to pass..."
Cons: "No entertainment system was working"
Cons: "THEY GAVE ME A BROKEN SEAT AND THEY GOT ANGRY AGAINST ME, EVEN THOUGH IT WAS UNSAFE"
Pros: "crew was decent"
Pros: "Love Etihad service"
Cons: "Snacks, i didn't want set meal"
Pros: "Overall satisfied."
Cons: "All the food is halal."
Pros: "Flight price and time"
Cons: "There was no choice for dinner. It was only a fait accompli that eating from one category remained. When I refused, they did not respond to my request to replace the food. I refused to eat it. The host did not agree to replace the food,"
Pros: "Got me from a to be"
Cons: "Just don't use Etihad"
Cons: "There was no complimentary toothbrush, and socks to wear like other international flights. To disembark from plane you have to go down stairs, which is not easy for seniors. And the same to board in the plane."
Cons: "Too little space for carry on compartments. Seats are too tight and tiny, very uncomfortable, staff not interacting or smiling, food was disgusting and tasteless, the aircraft seemed old and was so incredibly noisy the whole trip, and the ventilation was too bad the smell was just old and rusty."
Cons: "We lost an item and while we are in airport waiting for next flight even though we know it would have got recovered by airport staff there is no way of getting it back unless we download a form online , print , fill the form and sign , scan and send it in email to lost and found team. This is unlikely and complex process for anyone while in airport to get access to print, scan etc. we wish this was more simpler process Cabin was too cold and staff deny bluntly to make any adjustment saying some other set of passengers complained that cabin is warm.. I have not seen anyone who could sit around with out blanket on them and we had to get double blankets and wrap ourselves in there"
Pros: "I was impressed they gave us a full meal for only a 3.5 hr fought"
Cons: "Crew was a little rude"
Pros: "Transiet time"
Pros: "We were lucky to get the last row where there are just 2 seats."
Cons: "Width and depth of seats - very small. I especially noticed the depth - very narrow. As usual bearly room between row in front. The food was very average. I ordered Asian vegetarian and got 3 meals almost identical. For dessert I also got a piece of melon and 2 cubes of pineapple 3 times. The bread roll was stale at best. Unfortunately on the long 13 hr leg we had a male staff member who wasn’t happy in his job and basically grunted at the passengers...He was also clearing the food trays and was very rough with it and I wore a container of somebody else’s custard all over me (luckily I had a blanket wrapped around Mel). He was more annoyed that zig also got the bottom of his trousers and shoes."
Cons: "The experience with travel agent (vayama) was worse than etihad, everyone know that etihad is not the same level like before, but booking through kayak- bayama was the worst where they didn’t reply on all my emails/ even wheb they did they didn’t answered mg questions, they couldn’t help if i want to book my seat or change my return flight. This is not my fiest time to use kayak app but this time was thr worst and it changed my mindset about travel agents, unfortunately my friends were correct when they said to book directly through airline not kayak..!!!"
Pros: "Handled disruptive customers well"
Cons: "Boarding and departure were late, food was terrible"
Pros: "The staff were great and very nice and helpful. It was very quiet in business class and we enjoyed that as economy was really crowded. The business class lounge was nice but needs a quiet area where people who have long layovers (like us) can lay down and have a darkened room for a bit of rest."
Cons: "The seat I was in was very hard and definitely needs more padding. My but was killing me during the flight but the cabin crew helped me by gin I got me 2blankets to fold up and sit on. The pillows are way too big and hard. I recommend paring them down the size they currently are. I was in seat 7-E. The business class bus was last to come so we waited for a long time to get to the plane. Most of economy was boarded before us. But not really a big problem as we did get on the plane with no problem."
Pros: "Fast track"
Pros: "Overall its very k"
Cons: "Flight EY 653 screen touch sensitivity wad very bad"
Pros: "Leaving the aircraft."
Cons: "As far as I'm concerned, this is the worst airline I've ever flown. We got stuck with $350 in baggage fees, because a clause stating that we were not allowed a check-in bag was buried in the fine print for our ticket purchase. The website was not working prior to our return flight, and if it had worked, we would have been able to get at least a discount on this outrageous fee. But , despite this, (we took a screenshot) the counter staff in Abu Dhabi would not give us the discount. A baggage fee for $350 dollars for one bag? There is word for this. Thievery."
Pros: "Nice crew. I'm a frequent flyer and my journey from Abu Dhabi to Cairo, the crew was very nice . (a preference for my first trip of the day though ;)) Everything was very good, except for the screen: on both planes I used this day, it didn't work but it was exceptional in experience. Free champagne! :p"
Cons: "Everything was very good except for the screen: On both planes that I used this day, it didn't work but it was exceptional in experience. The flight from Abu Dhabi to Cairo, no choice of food due to limited and badly anticipated quantities."
Pros: "Crew were awesome, food was amazing"
Pros: "Seats were very comfy and food was great. Entertainment screen were nice and big with great resolution. Cabin crew was friendly and accommodating."
Cons: "Movie selection in the entertainment needs more options. No basic amenity kit (like blinds, socks and toothbush) was provided in the flight like Emirates Certain sections of the Abu Dhabi airport are disappointing. Bathrooms in that particular section of the airport were really dirty and broken. Also travelling by bus to the airplane is not desired for such a major airline home airport. I read somewhere that airport is going to go through major renovation in 2019, so I hope it will become as good as Dubai airport"
Pros: "This airline is the worst airline ever"
Cons: "My complain is more for the ticketing and not the entire flight. Never got a chance to fly with as I missed my flight. The ticketing guys did not help or seem to be interested in helping me find anoyher flight. All as I was concerned my missing of the flight was taken as a gain for the to make more profit with this situation. The people I called to talk to were so rude and sometime even hang up the phone on me.. They ended up cancel my return flight too even though it’s suppose to be 1 month from now. They did not care if anything went okay with me, they kicked me out of their space. I ended up spending $2000 to book another flight. For this reason I hate this airline and I would never ever recommend it to anybody which I know they wouldn’t care because they will still make money but im gonna warn everybody I know to stay away from this airline"
Cons: "After I had run from one end of the airport to the other to go through customs and catch my connecting flight and boarded with 15 minutes to spare, I was pulled off by one of your officials and was not given a reason as to why. The flight attendants were talking about sweeping any areas of the plane that I had been in. It was when we had almost reached customs that I was informed that another passenger who was stuck in Customs had mentioned my name and that is why I was pulled off. So, I was treated like a criminal and questioned and threatened by the customs official who went and searched my belongings to see if I'm lying about what I brought with me. They then tried to get me to fly with the other passenger just because we knew each other, even though I clearly and repeatedly told them I am not traveling with that person. I suppose this isn't all Etihad's fault, but if you are pulling passengers off of your plane, don't ignore their questions and treat them like criminals. Also, when I got back on, the filght attendants were unsympathetic about my situation and smiled it off. It ruined my whole flying experience. Also, the buttons to adjust A/C and call flight attendants was really high up and hard to reach for a petite woman."
Pros: "Staff were very friendly."
Cons: "Checked in online and booked seats that had extra legroom. When boarding the plane seats had been changed and we were separated. Not happy about it. Agree with other reviewers re Abu Dhabi, not the most pleasant experience in the connections hall. A bit all over the place!"
Pros: "All were very friendly: at the airport and in the plane. Good food. We were well informed and in time!!!"
Cons: "On the dreamliner flights they have tried to cram a ton of seats in so if your over 5'8 you'll be very cramped with your knees under the seats and a strange headrest jammed I to your shoulder. I fly about 20 or 30k miles a year in economy and this is easily the most uncomfortably designed seat I've been in. More over the staff was incredibly dismissive and rude to all I witnessed then keep a older woman waiting for 45 mins for water and then dismiss her when she asked a second time. The check in staff was no better."
Pros: "Everything was perfect...seats crew food accuracy"
Pros: "Flight on time."
Cons: "1. Seat changes are done last minute despite booking the seats online with out informing us. I felt that there was no point securing online seating early. Difficult to adjust seats in the last minute. I was separated from my family. Given wrong information about seats. Had to real work with staff to finally get seats adjusted. Not very easy to work staff. Understanding of English is not that good. 2.Had problems checking the luggage all through despite connection was through star alliance. 3.Had to wait in airport in transit to get boarding passes. Did not understand why it was despite having booked seats early. 4.Seats provided were not good. 5.Also head phones didn't work. I told staff three times and still no response. Finally gave up i had booked because ratings were good. But service was not even close to expectations. Dissapointed."
Pros: "In time"
Cons: "Crew not helpful . Same with food not enough ):"
Pros: "The food and the entertainment."
Cons: "The information desk had a terrible attitude towards me - the customer, and when I tried to explain to them how disrespectful they were being they continued to disrespect me once again. Also, the worker at the counter was lazy and wouldn't do his required job. Also, the new update towards the tv makes it harder for me to pause the movie I am watching or to finish the movie altogether."
Pros: "staff were very courteous and attentive"
Cons: "The food was horrible"
Pros: "I have been upgraded to business class which was something cool, doesn't happen a lot. The check in was really fast , and the man giving the boarding passes was really, nice"
Cons: "The crew in the business class, were NOT up to the standards. Whenever I ask about something, they say ... I will come back, Yes they come, but after a while. When serving the food, they gave me the main course, without bringing the salad or appetizer, they didn't ask to bring or not, and I thought that it goes without mentioning to bring them. After finishing the main course, she asked if I finished, so I said yes, she took the whole tray, without asking or bringing the desert, which is again strange. before landing , I wanted to take a medicine, so asked for water, but they said to me we started to descent, and they didn't bring me water except after saying I needed this for taking medicine"
Pros: "the crew of the airline and the staff at Abu Dhabi airport were overwhelmingly friendly and thoughtful and helpful. I am an oversize person which can make flying difficult in many ways. first, they never made me feel like I was inconviencing them by asking for help and then 2nd, when one of my neighbors decided to make a big fuss about it, they asked me if I'd like to move to a better seat (which I was happy to take them up on). I had a long layover and was given meal tickets to get food at the food court in the airport. Everyone was very kind."
Cons: "the boarding procedure was difficult at Abu Dhabi. We had to go up a staircase which felt insecure and didn't have a good railing to hold onto. I was not the only passenger who was having trouble."
Pros: "Service Seats Flight attendants"
Cons: "All but one of the flight attendants, who unfortunately was not in my section, seemed rather terse and far less than kind. Simple requests from fellow passengers were regarded as inconvenient intrusions. The gal in my section would act like she had not heard the requests and then when the passengers would repeat themselves, she would snap, "Please wait till I've finished my service." She rarely would make eye contact with anyone while doing, "her service" and acted like it was a major inconvenience. It was a long flight but the crew on the way to New Delhi on Jet Airways were exceptional and made the flight as pleasant as possible. The Eithad crew lacked this attitude."
Pros: "The service was spectacular to begin with. It was consistent, frequent and ultimately satisfying. It was a very comfortable ride with enough space for a broad guy like me. What I love most is their selection of entertainment. I have to say that in the 16-17 hours I flew with them (which I just came home from) I never felt claustrophobic, uncomfortable, or bored. I was in the middle seat. I love their flight progress and flight time. Their timing was very accurate. In fact, both flights landed earlier than expected."
Cons: "I didn't really dislike anything on the return trip. It was everything I expected and more"
Cons: "If you are flying from AUH to JFK, they pre-clear you for US Customs. What they don't tell you is that the cut-off to get to the gate is one hour before departure. I took a leisurely stroll down to the gate when he signs said 'boarding soon' and was denied entry to the flight. The next one was in seven hours, so I spent the night in the terminal. The big slap in the face, aside from how rude the staff were: they won't just put you on the next flight. You have to buy a new ticket, full fare. It cost me more to get home than the original round trip ticket did to begin with. Trying to discuss this is fruitless - they are absolutely not interested in helping, but instead use phrases like "you are the one that is wrong" and "why should we pay for your mistake". Essentially, I was held hostage in Abu Dhabi and forced to pay a heavy charge to leave."
Cons: "The crew seemed to be new or something else happened but they ran out of food to serve, so they handed out bread rolls and soft drinks which then sat on our trays for the majority of the flight."
Pros: "I did receive my bag, even I reserve business class."
Cons: "I did receive my bag, even I reserve business class."
Pros: "Good food Good Service too"
Cons: "Think improving better service in rest room Long flight - magazines on demand to suit each national - no idea about its practicability"
Cons: "1. After the Baggage items were weighed & slips were attached, they had to be handled by us and the Staff was very uncooperative. Actually one passenger ahead of us complained that why he had to take his Baggage items to the conveyor. As I understood, it is responsibility of the Etihad Air lines Staff to handle & take care of Baggage items after airline stickers are printed & applied/ attached on them. Counter clerks were not cooperative & cordial at all. 2. Food was OK except the Breakfast or meal before arrival at Abu Dhabi."
Pros: "Alitalia customer service and crew service was Excellent."
Cons: "Eithad crew service in Business Class from Bangalore to Abu Dhabi was very poor, not polite, my wife asked for some meal and five minutes later cabin crew staff brought a tray without any meal, saying that she asked only for bread with butter ¿¿¿¿???.... Never in my life I heard in Business Class such a stupid pretext for not having what a passanger ordered. But that was not the final of our story, as Business Class passangers Eithad arranged previously a hotel for eight hours until we catch our Alitalia flight to Milan at 8:55 am, but nobody took us to the hotel, in Abu Dhabi Etihad staff told us that we have to pay for that transfer. Once we reach the hotel paying our taxi, the hotel staff told us that the reservation was for the next day and that we have to pay for our staying ¿¿¿??? I cannot believe how bad is Etihad service, never in my life I will buy a Etihad ticket again unless I receive a trully and sincere apologize. We had a very bad time flying whith this airline, a horrible experience. Etihad, how are you going to compete whith Qatar and Emirates? With this service there is no way this company can succeed among those competitors."
Pros: "Priority to elder people and families"
Cons: "Food was out and only disgusting food was left. No answer when you call for help. Rude staff."
Pros: "Seat spaces are better than other usual airlines"
Cons: "I have chosen my seat online and they have simply changed it to the seat front of the emergency exit which doesn't lean back. When I asked them why my seat was changed even though I have confirmed the seat again when I had my boarding pass from their office in Dubai, but no one has answered my queries."
Pros: "Boarding process was very fast and crew were highly helpful"
Cons: "No entertainment in the flight No screen !!!!"
Pros: "Friendly pilot and crew"
Cons: "Delayed planes are always annoying. The flights to and from ended up being delayed about an hour each way."
Cons: "The supervisor and some of his crew were rude because I had a problem and they were not helping"
Pros: "The crew and the aircraft"
Cons: "More food and more toilets for the economy class"
Pros: "The seat was great!"
Pros: "All staff I have met were Professional employees ."
Cons: "Nothing at all."
Cons: "More snacks children were hungry"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 3 hours. They could improve on that"
Pros: "The flight was great. The crew was wonderful as we were traveling with a wheelchair. I will definitely fly Royal Jordanian again."
Pros: "The flights were on time."
Cons: "Food could have been better. ."
Cons: "Terrible food.. must need improvement"
Pros: "An easy quick trip. My flight was mostly empty at 1130pm."
Pros: "Wasn’t able to change my flight n I lost it"
Cons: "Need flexibility on changing dates"
Pros: "All was good"
Cons: "The Bus at Arrival to Dammam Airport"
Cons: "As a handicaped disabled not able to walk and should be using a wheel chair,as I know from my many previous travels with other companies like lufthanza, klm..etc, I used to be the first traveller to go to the air craft when loading it to take off and the last one who would be leaving it after landing. Even when going through the check and security points I used to go in a special route especially for the handicaped but going with all other normal travelers lines with such amount of time waiting and crowdness is completely inconvenient. what happened through the trip was quit different , going with the travelers or after when they are boarding the craft make it very hard and time consuming , Wish you take care of it, as it's a very important handicaped service. Thank you for taking the time to read my comment"
Cons: "Almost everything"
Cons: "The airline should upgrade the entertainment system. Besides that it’s good."
Cons: "Entertainment (i couldn't watch anything because my screen wasn't working"
Pros: "The flight was one time for departure and arrival"
Cons: "Full of religus people oriblle babis craying"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Boarding was no frills and quick, service onboard the plane was an orange juice, however, it’s a 45 min flight and didn’t expect much else. No entertainment onboard."
Cons: "This grievance has to do with AMM airport. If you have a connecting flight, you will have to clear customs with your hand luggage and go to departures, you will have to go through security checks again and passport control, our connecting flight was 35 mins from arrival and we had to run to make it."
Pros: "Seats were comfortable, crew was attentive and smooth takeoff and landing"
Cons: "Food was low quality"
Cons: "Food Entertainment Timing Services"
Cons: "Cold food"
Pros: "Time keeping And evry things"
Cons: "No internet on the plane"
Pros: "Food ,service, clean"
Cons: "I thought the Crown Lounge in Amman (RJ's hub) was shockingly poor."
Pros: "I kept calling the airline and no one answered to change the dates because of a passport emergency and ended up missing the flight"
Cons: "No one answers in case of emergenciess"
Cons: "First class wasn't boarded first. Meal was ok, but not great. Seats were very comfortable"
Pros: "Good service and on time"
Cons: "The leg room is really small so it is a tight squeeze for tall people like us. Would only recommend for short flights."
Pros: "The seats in the plain were comfortable and although it was a short flight, there was a multimedia syste, a pillow and a blanket"
Cons: "Couldn't sleep. Fall a sleep and was wakes up by the crew to get a meal. Couldn't fall a sleep after that. Why was it done ?!"
Cons: "Worse Flight ever seen . they charge me $210 for my handbag when I'm stop in Jordan Air port for connection to fly to US right before the airplane door . they told me if I don't pay they will cancel my ticket ."
Pros: "Nothing to like on this trip"
Cons: "The trip was scheduled to depart at 18:30. Arrived Airport around 16:30 to be shocked that the flight was delayed to 01:50 next day (i.e. seven and half hours). The ground staff advised that the flight was rescheduled to the new timing two days before. RJ ground staff claims that they informed all travel agents of the new timing. I verified with my company and the travel agent and they advised that RJ did not contact them at all. The irony is that I am an RJ Royal Plus Gold Frequent flyer member and RJ has all my contacts details and send me emails and messages all the time, but they fail to alert me at such critical and urgent situation. Most annoying that the ground staff did not even apologize for me and the other passengers specially the European old man in a wheelchair. Instead of arriving Amman at a civilized 19:30 we arrived the nest day at 04:00 next morning. Big blunder Royal Jordanian."
Cons: "Food is really bad .."
Pros: "Good flight"
Cons: "Normal flight no entertainment"
Pros: "Lights were closed so people were able to sleep."
Cons: "Food and bringing food was scarce. Crew seemed to not care about it much. Assumed they'd give more than 2 meals on an 11 hr flight, meaning no snacks at all were given and dinner was very light."
Pros: "Quick. Personal TVs. Cheaper side. Nice fellow passengers."
Cons: "Unprofessional crew made a little club house of the last rows of seats, moving passengers so they could make themselves beds. They were Not very helpful or responsive. Lost my luggage. Bad food."
Cons: "No one showed up at the gate desk until about 30 minutes prior to scheduled take off take. By then there was a line of people needing confirmation or adjustments done. Not everyone could be serviced. Missed opportunity."
Pros: "Crew provided better service than crew flying in to Amman"
Cons: "Boarding, food, and entertainment are three areas need major improvements. One other notice, one of the rest rooms was broken already before take off from Amman."
Pros: "Nothing. The flight got delayed by 6 hrs and not even an apology. Food was bad, ill treatment of passengers, and so on and so forth"
Cons: "Nothing. The flight got delayed by 6 hrs and not even an apology. Food was bad, ill treatment of passengers, and so on and so forth I would not recommend this so lone yo anyone"
Pros: "I like that we were able to board quickly."
Cons: "I didn't enjoy the way the flight attendants were treating there guest."
Pros: "Pleasant crew and smooth flight."
Cons: "There was nothing I didn't like."
Pros: "Great flight. No problems in tranzfreing in Amman. Great airline."
Cons: "Terrible ground staff. Constant change in flight schedules. No support on codeshares. No on ground help for canceled flights. No ability to print all the boarding passes. terrible connection options. Will avoid flying them ever again if possible."
Cons: "Cabin Crew did not seem to want to be on that flight. One Question, why do you hire people who obviously do not enjoy their job?? In addition, I am sure there are better substitutes to the kind and quality of breakfast that could be made available."
Cons: "I didn't like my treatment in the airport by RJ staff. They had initially told me I would have a hotel to stay in during my layover, but upon my return trip, I was told that I could not get a hotel. They had a policy in place that stated since I could have taken a later flight, they wouldn't compensate my hotel... but I had never been told that, otherwise I would have made other arrangements. I had to be out of Iraq at a particular time, and leaving any later simply wasn't possible. The staff was uncaring, and unfriendly throughout the entire process."
Pros: "Lots of movies or tv shows to choose from in entertainment system. There were only 20 people on my flight, so lots of room to spread out."
Pros: "The food during the flight is very poor and especially the breakfast. I really expect to get better food . It's even worse in the business clas."
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