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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 17h 40m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest return tickets were found on Qatar Airways (AED 2,971) and Multiple Airlines (AED 3,081)
When flying out of Charleston you will be using Charleston, often referred to as Charleston Airport. You will be landing at Dubai Intl, also known as Dubai Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Not satisfied"
Cons: "Need improvements"
Pros: "Every time rest room sanitized for every passenger, onetime boarding and departure"
Cons: "Food menu is very basics, same food again and again. Also the number of items is very limited, heavy sound in the flight, not able to sleep."
Cons: "Good service and better than average let room and overall seat confirm, which is a big plus on long haul flights. Will definitely choose to fly Qatar again."
Pros: "Amazing staff"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats and poor entertainment systems"
Pros: "Most of the crew was really nice and the entertainment choice was great."
Cons: "Asian Vegetarian meal was so-so. Dessert is never good for special meals. Boarding was particularly annoying as there was a document verification line and then the actual check-in. Even if you've done online check-in the document verification people will shout at you and tell you to line up."
Pros: "Bad service"
Cons: "The 14 hour flight lacked wifi access and there was no sense of importance to investigate by the crew. In an era when downtime is utilized to stay ahead of work, strong wifi is one of the most crucial requirements for me to elect an airline. Even if all else is good, poor wifi is a deal killer."
Pros: "We received friendly attitudes with lots of soft drinks. Upstairs in the airbus was good as my seat was near the emergency door, where I had room for my long legs. I was given aisle seats on both return flights so I could move about more. The meals were lovely. The airbus was good for peace & quiet from crying children."
Cons: "I had left an expensive style of neck/travel pillow i left in my Perth rental car but wasn’t supported to pick it up. I had to arrange for the car rental firm to post it. We had over 3/4 hr to fly. We were boarding. It’s a shame there wasn’t a quick way of getting my pillow to me without customs bureaucracy. It was a simple mistake. A toilet was blocked and temporarily unavailable. Some passengers were taking a long time and queues were building at different times."
Pros: "Out flight was not crowded so after take off we could take up all three seats. That was cool for a little nap. Crew was good. Everything was good."
Cons: "Everything was good."
Cons: "Took long time to provide food & water."
Pros: "Cabin crew service was very good. Flght with Airbus 350 plane was really comfortable and quite. They put extra care for kids and babies and all of kids get gift bag with toys, chocolate etc. which makes everyone happy Especially kids. I personally like to watch new release movies and enjoyed to pass my flight time."
Cons: "Their south indian food was testless in both inbound and outbound flight from Philadelphia to doha. Snacks was good but meal definitely they should have better to change it."
Pros: "Choice of flight from Utapao really was a no brainer. 45 minutes from home to departure lounge, had I flown from Bangkok I would still have been on the motorway! Everything went like a dream, a huge thank you to all at Qatar Airways, a true quality service."
Pros: "everything went smoothly, no delays, boarding was easy and quick"
Pros: "Friendliness of staff. Cleanliness"
Pros: "Check-in counter and gate staff were really accommodating and professional."
Cons: "Cabin crew lacked training. They skipped rows, didn’t apologize, forgot to bring things when requested and had to be reminded again & lacked common courtesy. One guy barely opened his mouth and talked by pointing fingers. So rude! The food portion size is an absolute joke! Never have I seen such a skinny sized meal. It was insane. I’m a lean guy and even I wasn’t full! The quality of the food in the second service was awful. My rice wasn’t cooked all the way & the bread was clearly stale."
Pros: "Excellent service"
Pros: "Service great and on time"
Cons: "Lounge in Cape Town was bad."
Pros: "Crew helped with my bags."
Cons: "Lack of film choice"
Cons: "It's been more than 50 hours and I still haven't received both of my checked in luggage and I am getting no straightforward answer"
Pros: "They had a surprise business class update waiting for me. Wonderful experience."
Cons: "Late gatw announcement so we waited for quite sometime in front of the electronic board"
Pros: "Love it. Newer airplane; state of the art high-tech."
Pros: "The food on foreign airlines is so much better than on american airlines (they even offer something in economy class on short local flights)."
Cons: "The seat spacing on the 70-minute flisght was a little cramped - it would be even worse for a taller person than I (at 5'10")."
Pros: "Staff courtesy."
Cons: "Not enough check in desks operating - very long wait"
Pros: "Quick, easy boarding and nice crew with professionalism."
Cons: "Food wasn't great, but edible. No options for a vegan who didn't choose a vegan meal as the flight was booked last minute. Unhealthy food all around."
Pros: "Overall it was a nice flight however some areas need some attention. Boarding gates were very crowded and there was no crowd management in the small area. Secondly, the food was not at all upto the mark. If you are serving sandwich atleast make it flavorful or just serve drinks on this short flight with nuts/biscuits/chocolate."
Cons: "Read on the left."
Cons: "I had to ask for wine to 3 different hostess's"
Cons: "Food choices could be better."
Pros: "Left on time. Great pilot and crew - very concerned about our welfare. Quick flight. Nice aircraft."
Cons: "Steep decline in food quality"
Cons: "Staff were rude, careless. I do think I have paid less to purchase of ticket - why will I not get good service. If you want to treat people differently for their skin color and country of origin then charge less price for the ticket !!"
Pros: "The flight was short but the plane was well maintained and the crew was accommodating."
Cons: "The boarding process started too early and some of the passengers were annoying as they jump over you because they were not directed to the correct aisle."
Cons: "Realised that for short flights they do not supply headsets. This is rather strange, since the media content they have is useless unless there are headsets / paid or free whichever"
Cons: "The staff was very supportive"
Pros: "The crew were excellent"
Cons: "The plane was too small and lots of turbulence"
Pros: "the comfort of the flight was very good."
Cons: "there could have been a little bit bigger portion of food."
Pros: "Excellent aiways"
Pros: "I like it."
Cons: "No problem"
Pros: "Crew was great. Leg room good on 787"
Cons: "Food choices seemed a little under the Qatar standard considering the high level of quality for other aspects of this airline."
Cons: "Rudeness of check in staff Disorganized, slow and chaotic screening process for transfer passengers (only two machines for thousands hundred passenger) Near- or semi-illiterate ground staff"
Pros: "Leaving Doha was excellent"
Cons: "Took forever to get out of emigrations, we landed at different terminal and had to get train over. coming back the flight was delayed and it was just nutts trying with everyone trying to get on board."
Cons: "No Food ..huge gap between breakfast and lunch ..unable to provide any kind of snacks .."
Cons: "No entertainment"
Pros: "I think in plain should serve international food not only Indian spicy one. may some do not like spicy"
Cons: "Entertainment system did not work sometimes and the touchscreen was difficult to use."
Pros: "Flight from Mumbai to Doha - bit cramped legroom in economy. Food and comfort could improve."
Pros: "Cabin Air Pressure is amazing"
Pros: "Attendants and aircraft comfort was excellent"
Cons: "Luggage claim in chennai airport is horrible"
Pros: "They were very supportive. Thanks."
Cons: "There is nothing to improve. I wish other airlines can learn from them."
Cons: "Complete overhaul of all your crews and workers in different airports except the airport workers in America. They were nice and cautious. My overall experience was awful"
Pros: "all is good"
Pros: "Exceptional flight super comfortable"
Cons: "That i didn't receive my bucket list dream of an upgraded flight but that literally was thing that could have improved a really great flight..."
Pros: "Everything about it"
Cons: "Nothing. The video quality and sound were not great"
Cons: "Broken seat levers, out of order headphones"
Pros: "Plenty of space"
Cons: "Nothing at all"
Pros: "Movie choice"
Cons: "Noise, attitude, boardinv"
Pros: "Horrible experience!!!!"
Cons: "1. Emirates has only one piece option. With Laptop bag weighing about almost 5kgs, you are left with just 2kgs which the carry bag itself would weigh. Not sure, how Emirates is getting away with this discriminatory attitude, while rest of airlines do allow -Carry on + a personal item. 2. There is no check on the carry-on weight at SFO airport. While in DXB, they entice customer to buy all duty free and then when it comes to boarding, you will be 'shocked'. No more than 10kg allowed. 3. You will be directed to read instructions before boarding. Then the corruption deal starts...read point 4 4. The man will say, remove anything in excess of 10kg or pay extra luggage, knowing very well, that people buy duty free at DXB. 5. Once you start negotiating, then the deal-making starts... 6. I managed it. More on Facebook review..."
Pros: "The staff was excellent"
Cons: "The wet bun for a snack was terrible."
Cons: "Being late and have 24 layover at Dubai . Am still at dubai"
Cons: "Emirates chairs couldn't decline recline"
Pros: "Nice travel from Dallas to Dubai and I am happy."
Cons: "Caused my bags to miss my connection to Mumbai. Very inconvenient."
Cons: "Hard sandwhich"
Pros: "Was overbooked from start -"
Pros: "Love it"
Cons: "It was amazing."
Pros: "Check-in counter associate was very rude and the wait was too long"
Cons: "The wait and the treatment without any greetings or respect"
Cons: "Check in an hour early!"
Pros: "Great experience"
Pros: "The movies on board"
Cons: "On the way from Dubai to Beirut we stayed in the plane 45 m after the boarding time and on the way back around 20 m"
Pros: "The 380 is a great plane, the quiet and comfort."
Pros: "Big screen"
Cons: "I and my friend booked together but we had to sit separate. All round trip. What the hell?"
Pros: "Satisfactory in all respect"
Cons: "When we landed we had to take the bus"
Cons: "The fact that I can only carry 30 kg and also that it is very expensive to add extra luggage."
Cons: "they are delay 2 hours"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "So many anoucements that you can't get through any movie!"
Pros: "Good space"
Cons: "It's unfortunate that when you order a special meal you dont get your drinks until after you have eaten your meal. and if you end up waiting then you end up having a cold meal. It would be great if this could be changed"
Cons: "The temperature was set too high"
Pros: "Lovely aircraft loads of space"
Cons: "Late boarding 20 mins"
Pros: "Excellent all the way."
Pros: "staff were organized and prompt"
Pros: "Everything emirates"
Cons: "When I went to the airport, the attendant at the check-in counter informed me that my reservation was cancelled and I had to purchase a new ticket."
Cons: "The design on the airplane"
Pros: "Almost I like everything"
Pros: "the crew were not friendly and they were bossy"
Cons: "more kind crew"
Pros: "The crew was attentive"
Cons: "some food was frozen when served (salad and cheese). Coffee wasn't that great either."
Cons: "Everything was good"
Pros: "Dc to Turkey flight. Great ++ Turkey to Delhi. Ok —"
Cons: "Flight from Istanbul to Delhi was nightmare. It was like a local flight. Nothing called as comfort was there. I had to pay my own $ for alcohol and some snacks and 1 extra burger."
Pros: "The service was great, crew was sweet and accommodating, food was good"
Cons: "Seats were a bit uncomfortable...but what do you expect after an 11 hour and 20 minute flight?"
Pros: "The overall was a pleasant flight"
Cons: "It’s really difficult to figure out how to use the entertainment, specially how you can listen or watch a movie , for my parents that are not English speakers they just couldn’t use it so really boring!!!"
Pros: "great food, nice staff, and on time"
Cons: "Every stage took way too long. An hour to check in. and an hour to pass security. And the flight was obviously late."
Pros: "All the pieces to have provided an excellent experience were there, but they didn’t come together. It was nice to get some food, and the movie choices were pretty good."
Cons: "Hot, like super hot, in the aircraft. It was horrible."
Cons: "Connecting flight wss unreasonably late and they lied about luggage being loaded onto the flight. One of the bags is completely missing in the system. Waste of time and too much trouble"
Pros: "Turkish Airlines rocks! Great food and great service.."
Pros: "The service"
Cons: "No entertainment. Late boarding."
Pros: "Entertainment was good."
Cons: "Seat was moved into a middle seat. I was very uncomfortable for the flight. Crew member granted someone else seat change before mine and i asked first. Very upsetting flight."
Cons: "This flight seems to be overbooked a lot! Why does Turkish Airlines let this happen so often? Had the same situation on my way to Istanbul. It just takes sooo much time and everything will be delayed and people get angry all along...."
Cons: "It took over an hour for Business class bags to come out. Not sure why I paid for business class if they don't know to offload them first in Dubai. Really ruined the first experience with Turkish Air."
Pros: "Once my wife reached the gate, having left me behind at security, Turkish Airlines waited and were patient with us, the last to board the plane. The food and plane and bathrooms were all without any problems."
Cons: "We had a 80 minute layover in Frankfurt. Turkish Airlines should make note that this is not sufficient for making a connection. 1. The terminals require extensive walking. Not a problem except for time. 2. Security entering the terminal was seriously understaffed. There were a hundred security personnel, but thousands of passengers. The line stretched for half a mile. 3. Cutting, disorganization, mismanagement, lack of organization, and airport layout all contributed to making this a very stressful hour for us."
Pros: "Food was excellent!"
Pros: "Excellent service, flight attendants are very kind, answered questions, very caring to seniors and children (couple seniors next to me and a little kid in front of my seat). Good are good and always provide variety of drinking. Smooth and punctuated flight. Thanks for your excellent service!"
Cons: "Nothing I do not like. I will take trips with your airlines in future when having s chance."
Pros: "The service in plane was on average , but this is provided with other airlines I guess"
Cons: "The trip was delayed with no apparent reason, they blamed Baghdad airport which they denied, the waiting area was uncomfortable There were people let them in bypassing the queue"
Pros: "Service, crew were great."
Cons: "Choices of Indian movies and TV programs.game solitaire can be more automated especially the end."
Pros: "Never got the chance to actually try it."
Cons: "I was penalized because of a political issue between USA and Turkey. I couldn't get the visa to travel there, and despite that I couldn't get a refund. I am 1k with united air, and will never include THY in my plans."
Pros: "My experience on Turkish Airlines exceeded expectations. Boarding was smooth and the flight was on time. Service was excellent and staff professional. The crew was courteous but the hostesses could try smiling a bit more. Their courtesy was appreciated but it felt very methodical, more of an obligation and not spontaneous. The pilot did a great introduction and gave information about the trip. Also the plane toilets were clean compared to other companies. I expected to see a wider selection of more recent and award winning movies. Will definitely fly Turkish Airlines again."
Pros: "Everything is perfect."
Pros: "All went well with security and boarding."
Cons: "Rough air and turbulence"
Pros: "Smooth flight, comfortable seats, crew was very catering and kind"
Cons: "The equipment on the plane needs some tuning up such as the screens tilting on their own (like falling down)"
Pros: "That I heard great things about Turkish Airlines"
Cons: "Staff at the gate and on the plane were rude. At the gate, I asked if there was an isle seat or an emergency row seat available (because I have long legs and long feet) and he said he would check and see. Well, he failed to inform me if any of the seats were available, so I sat in a window seat to Istanbul and a middle seat to Venice. I had to pay $160 for an extra bag to Venice. I asked if the airline allowed military members to check a third bag for free, I was laughed at, and told that US military members get charged more because we're not in the Turkish military. So as you can see, this trip started off horribly. My flight attendant seemed like she was having a horrible day because her attitude and customer service was bad."
Cons: "No being able to rebook!"
Cons: "Didn't get to Instanbul or my destination of Budapest. There were mechanical Issues that I was told were weather issues. I was delayed over 12 hours, missed two connections and given the runaround about getting a place to stay for the night. The shuttle service provided took another hour at 2am! $47 to cover four meals and no mention of flight credit on my first leg for the HUGE inconvenience. A direct flight to Budapest a 27 hours after the fact is the best they could do and wanted to charge me a change fee too!! My vacation is cut short by this mess and my travel companions already in country are waiting on me to get their trip started. I will not be using Air Canada or Turkish air until they can communicate between one another and provide at least average customer service. So, it's safe to say that it will be the 12th of NEVER when I fly Air Canada"
Cons: "Crew was ok"
Pros: "Good food, very polite and attentive staff."
Cons: "Seat cushions lack comfort and the legroom is not sufficient for a average size person."
Cons: "Delayed yet again"
Cons: "Sits are uncomfortable and very tight compare to other delta for example also the food quality is poor, the quality and ingredients are cheap."
Pros: "Boarding procedure was not organized. Boarding of business class and special needs passengers was not prioritized and were boarded along with economy passengers. Good choice of movies."
Cons: "TV screen very far from the seat and could only interact with it via the remote control."
Pros: "Chair did not recline properly - 16A/B"
Pros: "Good food, on time, comfterbal"
Cons: "Takes rime till theyl take your food plat"
Pros: "The airline crew service was excellent. The food and entertainment were pretty good. I will fly again with Turkish Airline!"
Pros: "Brand new aircraft. Onboard wifi and live TV. Good food. This is one of the routes where Turkish feels need to compete."
Cons: "Chaotic boarding procedures in Istanbul airport."
Pros: "Same as above"
Cons: "Same as above"
Pros: "Crew were exceptionally warm and pleasant, and made me feel more than welcome onboard."
Cons: "This was one of the worst days of my life, health-wise, so it could be that my observation of the passage of time was somewhat distorted, but Turkish did everything either slowly, or more slowly on this day. First, name two things on a flight line that are wheeled, movable objects. Did you answer bus and plane? Well done. So if both bus AND plane are theoretically mobile, why then must I endure a long walk AND a long bus ride? Boarding was an hour-long event, probably due again to inefficient ground services. I fell asleep and woke up twice before it was over."
Pros: "The food and crew service"
Cons: "The leg room is really limited in the economy cabin"
Pros: "Crew is very flexible and accomodating to individual needs Food is good compared to other airlines Entertainment is programme is good"
Cons: "The screen of the entertainment programme is too busy to find things"
Pros: "Again, service was awesome business class cabin temperature should be lowered as it was hot."
Cons: "JustFlyis a terrible company, please do not allow them on your site for ticket bookings"
Pros: "Entertainment system and broad variety of international movies and music"
Cons: "Delayed take off"
Cons: "Entwrtainment Audio was noisy"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "The aircraft was extremely clean. Crews were helpful and patient with passengers as they boarded and asked questions."
Pros: "All of it"
Cons: "Nothing Best flight"
Pros: "The crew was amazing and the flight was fast and smooth. Seating was great"
Cons: "Nothing needs to be corrected"
Pros: "Pilots kept us abreast of timing and upcoming turbulence"
Cons: "The seat back screen was broken, but the screen itself was always on, so in addition to no entertainment, I couldn’t even have darkness"
Pros: "Crew was amazing"
Cons: "Food could have been better, seat was uncomfortable."
Cons: "Traveled Comfort Plus. Looking really crowded in the main cabin."
Pros: "Missed it"
Cons: "Give back money"
Cons: "Seats a lil tight"
Pros: "Flight crew was very friendly and helpful. The drink package for comfort trip was fantastic and worth it."
Cons: "There was zero entertainment inflight and logging onto Wi-Fi was very difficult. I would rather have had free Wi-Fi and a screen to watch movies/games on rather than or in addition to the drinks."
Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "Thermostat broke, wi fi didn’t work. Temp 60 degrees entire trip. Sucked"
Pros: "I was surprised that we received two meals and constant drinks in economy. Delta definitely has better hospitality than American."
Cons: "The seats were really tight between the rows. The space between the seats on the same row were typical."
Pros: "I was originally booked through jfk with an 80 minute layover. When I told a delta.help desk employee i feared it was too tight (I flew out through jf k and that was enough to convince me...) he booked me through Atlanta with a.comfortable schedule. Thank you!"
Cons: "They could improve the boarding process."
Pros: "The booking in staff person was positive and friendly. I was disappointed that the system would not allow me to be placed on the upgrade list as a silver Velosity me mm ber partner to Delta."
Pros: "Delta as always top notch!"
Cons: "Went from LA to Guangzhou, China. My family checked 6 bags in. Only 5 arrived in China. My bag with ALL my clothes and ALL my meds was the one missing. I had nothing to wear (and that includes underwear) and no meds for 2 freakin’ days. Worst experience EVER!!!!"
Cons: "I had window seats on all flights and was boarded after those in middle/aisle seats 3 out of 4 times. Less legroom in the cheap seats. High whining pitch on speaker during announcements on last leg."
Pros: "The crew did their job. Some attendants were very kind, helpful."
Cons: "Food could be better. Old aircraft, old style seats. Other airlines have improved this very, very much. Delta is lagging behind."
Cons: "gate agent said I could check my bags at door of plane -nobody was waiting there so I asked flight attendant & he was very rude to me wouldn’t help me & didn’t tell me where to hang up my coats when I asked / not my fault plane boarded 25 min late"
Pros: "Large 9" screen for movies, games, etc. Sat in emergency exit row and there was lots of extra space."
Cons: "Seats were slightly larger than older planes, but the back has an uncomfortable curve to it."
Pros: "All ok"
Cons: "The comfort seats are not that comfortable"
Pros: "Flight attendants"
Cons: "No chicken sandwich."
Pros: "Short flight! Crew nice enough!"
Cons: "Boarding seemed slightly delayed"
Cons: ". The flight was overbooked and I had to wait for last minute to find out weather I will be on board of the flight .My bags were left behind in Amsterdam which were delivered later than they were supposed to."
Pros: "The longer leg space"
Cons: "Again, I can not understand why the airlines have to narrow the seats so much..."
Pros: "Friendly, leg room, on time."
Cons: "I didn’t appreciate that your rude flight attendant allowed another passenger to move suitcase and she got an attitude with me. Delta there is always something on your flights."
Pros: "Good staff, plenty of room, comfortable flight, smooth flight"
Cons: "Some passengers behind me didn’t get snacks and drink"
Pros: "We were early, I had free Wifi, I love Delta!"
Pros: "I got a good seat from LA to GTA on 1st jan. it was in the front and spacious and I was also served food."
Pros: "The crew was very accommodating and the newer plane was very very nice!"
Cons: "no complaints"
Cons: "My flight got cancel two days in a row due to outrage power in atlanta."
Pros: "Nothing, they didn’t care about you or to help, the llady was so rude and unfriendly, this situation ruin my whole trip"
Cons: "I call in advance to paid the fees for baggage, I call Aeromexico because was the main airline for the fly, but Delta at Seattle made me paid again the fees for baggage’s even by phone they said that I didn’t need to paid. BE AWARE AND CAREFUL BECAUSE THE LADIES IN THE FRONT DESK didn’t even look the paperwork that you have in hand, they only want to charge you saying that your payment thru Aeromexico didn’t help you in the 1st fly. How this can happen when Delta and Aeromexico are two subsidiary one of another ?"
Pros: "Very pleasant customer service, excellent bag delivery service."
Pros: "Great service, very comfortable."
Pros: "Quick boarding/unboarding."
Cons: "Wouldn't allow me on earlier flight, when there was room, without change fee"
Pros: "Ontime boarding, few minutes delay made up enroute for ontime arrival."
Cons: "Cabin service interrupted by turbulent weather."
Cons: "Flight crew"
Pros: "No hubo retraso y salió todo el vuelo a tiempo. El personal fue atento."
Cons: "El espacio entre asientos es mínimo y es súper incómodo. La experiencia fue de incomodidad."
Pros: "Plane and flight were ok"
Cons: "The restaurant in CHS took 15 minutes to tell me they didn't have what I'd ordered thereby denying me the chance to a real meal all day. I wish they'd put real meals back on the flights"
Pros: "Friendly crew. Boarded quickly. Gave good updates on what was going on."
Cons: "Prefer Pepsi products. Wi-Fi should be free."
Pros: "Everything was great. Staff were friendly and courteous, I only had one problem but even that was solved and I was taken care of."
Cons: "The only thing I didn't like was that wires got crossed and now I don't have my luggage because my check in agent from the start of my journey didn't send it to the right place."
Pros: "I found the seating to be to cramped on such a long flight. The person in front of me reclined back and the distance between my knees and his seat was just about an inch. I'm not s big guy on height or weight so I was quite uncomfortable. Other then that everything was great."
Cons: "Cramped seating"
Pros: "We were bumped to 1st class, presumably because of our Delta gold skymiles card. It was great! The duration of the +3 hour flight was heavenly!"
Pros: "Entertainment is now free."
Cons: "This was the fourth first class leg of our overall trip and the first three flights on Delta were great. The attendants were pleasant and even fun. I have allergies and requested a special meal on all legs. No problem on the first three flights. All attendants approached me to confirm my allergy and the special meal. They were very polite. But on this flight, the attendant didn't speak with me about it at all. She tried to give me the regular meal. When I explained I needed an allergy free meal (mind you this was first class), I was told I could not get it and got no apology or other accommodation. Her attitude was take it or leave it. I found this interesting since on two of the other flights an announcement was made about another passenger with an allergy to peanuts so no one could have them on the flights and the attendants were very concerned."
Pros: "Crew was good. Flight was on time. This was a newer plane"
Cons: "it was great"
Cons: "Both myself and my other vegetarian friend never saw an option to opt into the vegetarian meal, leaving us on a super long flight across the pacific with nothing to eat."
Pros: "I didn't eat but everything else was awesome! Thank you"
Pros: "Friendly crew, onboard food was fairly decent and an okay price."
Cons: "Even a “preferred” seat on Rouge (27E, bulkhead on B767-300ER) has no legroom. This, combined with a short and low seat cushion means a dead butt. I’m only 5’11” too."
Pros: "we had a very good seating distance in row 15"
Cons: "the cabin service was simply bad: very limited meal offerings, drinks were not cold, flight attendants were pretty arrogant."
Pros: "The crew was lovely!"
Cons: "Please feed people on international flights! Don't charge passengers for crappy samdwiches. Please figure out how to make the online check in work, I was sent an email telling me to do it and the websites did not work, even though I tried several times from different devices. Please fix that!"
Pros: "Flight attendant very pleased"
Cons: "Can't use the entertainment, the jack to connect the headset was broken"
Pros: "Was on time both take off and reached"
Cons: "They served frozen food."
Pros: "Crew was ok, entertainment was great"
Cons: "Seats in ac 787 are very soft, you will feel the knees of the passenger seating behind you, I couldn't fall a sleep, you feel a kick every time the passenger behind you moved his knees. Kosher food was terrible! Not eatible! Plane is very slow l, took 11.5 hours instead of 10 hours with the 747."
Cons: "Air Canada is always late in my experience. I always end up waiting at the gate for the inbound flight which happens to be late. It is so annoyingly dishonest, considering that the flight is announced as on-time up until minutes before the departure time. When all along they know the incoming flight is late. After we boarded the plane at origin, we spent 15 minutes at the gate and quite a bit on the runway. When nearing the DCA, the plane took a complete detour went near Baltimore and then Annapolis and then flew back to near Gaithersburg as if it was intentionally wasting time on the air. Upon landing in DCA we had to wait 15 minutes on the taxiway waiting for the gate to clear. The (one hour long) flight that was scheduled to land at 10:20pm landed just before midnight. Air Canada is awful. This happens every time I fly with Air Canada and their conduct is just cheap and dishonest."
Cons: "When the flight was already late (it arrived late), they delayed takeoff so that many people, including me, missed their connections."
Cons: "I got notice at two thirty in the morning while I was sleeping that my flight was cancelled and I was put on an earlier flight, so when I woke up and checked messages my flight was leaving in 90 mins and I needed to get it to make my connection. I almost didn't make it."
Cons: "service desk unable to reroute me on a different flight even though there are seats"
Pros: "Not a full flight, so there was lots of room to spread out! Food was decent, service was friendly and nice."
Cons: "Be ware that there is no personal entertainment on the Canada Rouge so you have to bring a laptop or iPad to download the player app. Thankfully there were outlets for this 9 hour flight."
Cons: "they should give a warning about downloading an entertainment app before an almost 5 hour flight. made no sense that our 1 and half hour flight had built in entertainment and the longer flight required an app"
Cons: "They sold my mom's tix. Didn't let her board. She had to buy new ticket!!! For 1200!!! Terrible experience"
Pros: "Short flight"
Cons: "Cramped seating"
Pros: "Got a free upgrade to economy comfort, very pleasant short flight."
Cons: "A gate labeled A9 should not be in terminal B"
Pros: "The comfort and the free entertainment."
Cons: "The food seemed average."
Pros: "They were on time and boarding went quickly"
Cons: "Even though I checked in online they didn't have 2 seats next to each other for us despite us having booked together under a single booking as couple etc. the food was small portions and mediocre / blunt taste."
Cons: "Seats tight, very little leg room or room at all to move. Can't believe we now have to pay for a meal and to check our luggage! Male at departure gate in Palm Beach kept making announcement which could not be understood as he spoke very rapidly and unclear. Flight was delayed 45 minutes."
Pros: "None stop flight"
Cons: "Made me and other passengers stand in line for an hour with no one in the counter to help and none of the employees knows anything,almost missed the flight."
Pros: "Upgraded to Plus after our flight was delayed and we had to go back home for a night... Live 45 minutes from the airport and had to have a friend drop us off and come back to get us. Friendly staff for the most part. Some seemed a little stressed out, but its understandable as the job is probably stressful. Especially before christmas."
Cons: "Slow boarding, crowded plane when boarding- rushed to get us on the flight."
Cons: "my language has been lost !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Cons: "Very bumpy ride"
Pros: "Helpful crew. Seats seemed to have a little more room. The "red eye" flight was quiet and dark. All in all, pretty good."
Cons: "My movie/tv screen was broken on one flight."
Pros: "I really liked that we could board through the rear door because it made it so much faster. The staff were all very friendly."
Cons: "I downloaded the Air Canada app but the movie selection was not very good. Also, people take way to long to store their carry on luggage."
Pros: "It's been a long time since I flew Air Canada . Great flight, blanket and pillow provided - seats, movies and and a lot of snacks. Worth the money for a long flight :)"
Cons: "The plane was too old Did not prepare enough food No free snacks"
Pros: "I had a five year old and an eleven year old traveling with me and was able to board early and get them settled before everyone else got on."
Cons: "We didn't see much of the flight attendants and my grandson became ill. We could have used more water throughout the flight as that may have prevented him from getting sick."
Pros: "Crew was fairly friendly and a little hands off. Food was the best I've had flying abroad thus far. Seats were okay. Was in economy so I can't expect too much but I would love if there was a little more room especially for people stuck in middle seats. Seats were fairly comfortable. There was a lot more leg room than I have before which made the 10+hr flight better!"
Cons: "Boarding didn't go well for me as I almost missed my flight due to delays (but that didn't make me feel upset towards Air Canada, just bad circumstances that I had to be honest about). Crew was fairly friendly - a little hands off (which is good) but I wasn't wowed by them. Wasn't a lot of movie options. I realize you can't get a TON but a few more current movies would have been nice."
Cons: "-very little leg room on rouge plane -do not own a device to watch movies etc -this is very exclusive and assumes that everyone has access to devices"
Pros: "Wel,l my flight out of SFO was delayed by an hour and ~20 minutes, which was the length of my layover in Toronto. The pilot was able to make up some time in the air, but I still had to go through customs, security, and then run through most of the Toronto airport with only 25 minutes (before my flight left, probably even less because they close the doors before take off). I was off the plane at 7:30. My flight to Charlottetown was on-time, leaving at 7:55. The nicest male flight attendant on the plane moved me to a seat right before first class and put my carry-on in the closet at the front so I could be of the first off the plane! I ran through the airport, customs, security and all. I got to the gate at 7:41. The lady at the gate saw me running from far off and asked if I was Michelle. She was so happy that I had made it and let me catch me breath before I boarded. The delay on the first flight was very unfortunate and stress-inducing, but all the Air Canada people I interacted with along the way were very wonderful."
Cons: "The delay."
Pros: "Great selection of movies. Quiet plane noise."
Cons: "The light and entertainment system controls are in the arm rest and is very easy to accidentally turn lights on/off or turn the screen off for yourself or your neighbor. This is very annoying . The chicken/pasta dish was the worst I had in many years as an experienced traveler - my kids and I didn't bother after the first bite"
Pros: "Same. I was well taken care of despite the weather delay. Crew was friendly but more stressed and a little slow. Seats were comfortable and there was more leg room than normal."
Cons: "Not enough time with the lights off so we could sleep easier during the long flight."
Pros: "Just about everything. And to top it all off, I found that the air inside the cabin was very good and so I arrived after 14 hours on board without red eyes and a headache"
Pros: "Entertainment, and a comfortable flight."
Cons: "Announcements were not loud and clear when boarding. No complamentary food or snack was offered."
Pros: "They were on time. We weren't told of any mechanical issues with the plane that could cause delays. Stewardess were helpful and courteous."
Pros: "Friendly staff and movies for children"
Pros: "The crew was friendly but not overly helpful. There was a nice selection of entertainment options."
Cons: "The food was horrible and made me throw up. The flight was freezing and the seats hardly reclined making it very uncomfortable. Especially since we were on the plane an extra 2 hours from a delay. The flight delay caused me to miss my connection flight. And then I wasn't put on the next available one, I had to wait around in the airport for a very long time, 4 hours to fly home. My baggage was lost. And my credit card was charged twice for my checked bag. The customer service employees in the airport refused to help me with either issues. I am extremely unsatisfied with my experience on Air Canada and will never be flying with it again."
Pros: "eventually getting home and the woman next to me with whom I was able to discuss our shared misery."
Cons: "Worst experience. My connecting flight I had originally booked was cancelled, leaving. me with a six hour layover. I had no desire to shop duty free and was tired from my previous flight so I went to the gate which my flight would eventually leave from. While standing, since seating was extremely limited, and sitting at this gate I observed that every flight was either delayed or cancelled. Employees milled about with their backs to passengers with little regard to those inconvenienced, they seemed to be completely clueless when asked simple questions. The Pearson Airport was the most disorganized and inconvenient airport I have ever had the misfortune to experience. The toilet on this flight was broken and we were only informed right before boarding, making the decision to go while I could I missed them saying they were going to take our carry on bags away from us to stow below. I had medicine and camera lenses and other items I was wary of leaving my possession and had to sit on the tarmac a few minutes to re-situate my personal items. I have no intentions of flying through Pearson ever again."
Pros: "The crew was excellent and they treated everyone very well."
Pros: "Flight got delayed twice I had to go to the airport 3 times, finally the personal change me to another airline. I payed over 250 just in taxi to and from the airpor, plus 300 dollars in hotel reservations plus 250 in tours. The airline other than continue rebooking and printing more and more boarding passes did nothing"
Cons: "Flight got delayed twice I had to go to the airport 3 times, finally the personal change me to another airline. I payed over 250 just in taxi to and from the airpor, plus 300 dollars in hotel reservations plus 250 in tours. The airline other than continue rebooking and printing more and more boarding passes did nothing"
Pros: "We would have needed to download an app on our personal digital device and view entertainment that way. No screens in the plane."
Cons: "100 US dollars for preffered seating and get less room then normal seat because of emergency exit door is unacceptable"
Pros: "The crew was nice. That's about it."
Cons: "Flight left late. Customer service at ticketing were nasty and rude. Was charged 25 dollars to check a bag on a international flight. The layover in Toronto was a nightmare!! The whole process of customs, rechecking your bag, and Canadian security was way too long and cumbersome. On top of that my flight to the US ended up leaving 1.5 hrs late and most of the wait time no gate attendant was even there."
Pros: "Attendant was nice"
Cons: "run down cabin"
Pros: "From the views read I cannot say I had the same experience. Crew was helpful & kind. Flight was on time and comfortable."
Pros: "The crew members were very nice, hospitable and all of them have had professional approach to passengers, me included. I think they were doing their best"
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