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Average price (return flight)

AED 1,166(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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AED 22or less

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8.3
Qatar Airways
Overall score based on 10,935 reviews
8.3
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
8.6
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.0
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "crew was so kind and lovely with our daughter"
Cons: "food was fairly rough from Doha and the wine options in economy on all flights were terrible"

Pros: "Flight"
Cons: "Wheelchair was booked for me for both flight but i could not get that service. No one available for wheelchair. Very bad service."

Pros: "Empty plane."
Cons: "Service very reactive, particularly with so few passengers."

Pros: "Boarding was very smooth."
Cons: "We were seated in the last row, and by the time the food came around, 2 of the 3 entree options were unavailable. We had to have fish or not get an entree at all."

Pros: "Left on time, arrived on time. Children aboard did not cry !uch."

Pros: "Amazing experience. Pinnacle of customer service"

Pros: "Very packed and no leg space"

Pros: "Crew excellent"
Cons: "Baggage collection at Washington could be improved"

Pros: "Comfort"

Pros: "The seats are comfortable; food is good."
Cons: "Our luggage hasn't arrived due to the short layover and due to the feact that the first leg plane was late."

Pros: "Everything was good"
Cons: "Veg Food"

Cons: "Many of the entertainment systems were broken."

Pros: "Seats are great!"
Cons: "The food options were not that good this time."

Pros: "Amazing crew, new planes"
Cons: "Food can be adjusted to the cuisine of the destination."

Pros: "perfect"
Cons: "better food"

Cons: "On time. Reasonably good. Satisfied with everything."

Pros: "Food was great , seats were comfortable and crew was very helpful. Entertainment was more than enough."
Cons: "(1) Was about to miss flight because originally my flight booking was from Benazir International Airport Islamabad but t the time of flight I boarded from a different and new airport in Islamabad which had become operational in Islamabad in the last week of April 2018 . My flight was on 10th May 2018 from Islamabad to Doha to Chicago but neither my online booking site ( Kayak ) not Qatar Airways sent any notification that my Boarding was changed from Banzir International Airport to the newer, bigger airport. Consequently , on the day of flight, I went to check in and board from the Bnazir International Airport but upon reaching the airport I was told that the airport was no more in operation. I was surprised to hear that all flights were to be from the newer airport. By the time I rerouted my taxi to the new airport I was already late for my flight but fortunately the flight from Islamabad to Doha, Qatar was delayed and I made it to the boarding time and flew to Doha , Qatar and then to Chicago."

Pros: "Nothing about American Airlines Never ever to travel with it again"
Cons: "Passengers service bad Air hostesses just rude I Don’t even know why someone wants to work When they can’t even smile There were few seats were empty but they were offered to fellow passengers who happens to be different colors Person Then me America airline lost my family business for ever"

Pros: "I had never heard of Qatar Airways before I booked a 24hr flight to and from Sydney, Australia. I only did this on the suggestion from a friend that stated Qatar Airways was "alright". So for the price I thought what the heck! I was extremely pleased with the service from the cabin crew. They are always polite, professional, and well trained compared to my previous favorites Delta and Lufthansa. The seats were comfortable (as comfortable as Economy and 24hours of flying can be), the entertainment and aircraft were state of the art, and the food was outstanding for airline food. If I get the chance in the future I will definitely choose Qatar Airways for long trips."
Cons: "Other rude or snotty passengers taking up the crews time and attention for no reason. But as I stated in the "positive" side of this review, the crew handled these impolite individuals with a smile and polite attitude. Kudos to Qatar Airways."

Pros: "crew was excellent, very attentive"
Cons: "food - i am not a fussy eater but it's as if qatar tries do please too many tastes and does not suceed at any. why not have middle eastern food choices too? but then i guess you can't argue with the price"

Cons: "Even though we landed in Doha before our connection left ( barely-20 min)on Qatar airways, they would not hold the connecting flight for the 7 of us who were connecting. This was extremely disappointing as we then lost a full 8 hours of our first day arrival. If they schedule you for a 45 minute connecting flight, I suggest you book a later one. Our flight from NYC left on time but was 20 min late landing. Their only compensation to us all was use of the airport lounge in Doha ( quite nice with free food wine and showers, but would rather have had the extra day in Bali."

Pros: "If you upgrade...it’s pricey but man doesn’t it look nice. Their regular seats are great. Get an emergency seat. Food isn’t kosher and tastes good. Never one complaint with these guys!"
Cons: "If I had to pick one thing...it’s that their free WiFi is only on select planes...not all. Sorry nothing else to dislike."

Cons: "I used Qatar airways 3 times so far. In the last flight, were a connection has 8 hours between 2 flights, they deny me to stay in a hotel. The last 2 flights which have exactly the same schedule, I used the hotel in that 8 hours between the 2 flights. I asked why, they told me that my ticket is not eligible to the hotel, although, I bought the last two times from Kayak, with almost same price. My first flight with Qatar Airways was on July 2017. My second flight with Qatar Airways was on August 2017. My third flight with Qatar Airways was on Jan 208."

Pros: "service, food and cleanness"

Cons: "As above"

Pros: "Films Service"
Cons: "Not enough films"

Pros: "Water bottle"
Cons: "There was no snack for the people that don't sleep, it's a long flight, I'd suggest instant noodle cups for those or chips or cookies (I know they hand them out maybe once, but maybe have it near the bathroom, so when people are hungry they don't have to bother the crew)."

Pros: "Fantastic. Crew was the best part! Very accommodating and nice. Looking forward to my next flight with them."

Cons: "THere was no wifi"

Cons: "I did not like the fact that on now 3 flights I have lost miles, as on every flight I have tried to sign on as a member or frequent flyer and on all flights, there were no entry forms. This is also after my attempt to complete one on line, which I have had no response to."

Cons: "Seats were not very comfortable for economy class for a journey as long as these ."

Cons: "The customer service is terrible. They refused to accommodate me for a 19 hour layover with a complimentary airport hotel stay, claiming there was an earlier flight--that was still 12 hours away, that I would have to pay to book anyway. Pure scam to get you to pay to upgrade your flight, pay for hotel or be condemned to stay in there airport for a whole day. Never ever again! Don't fly them!"

Cons: "15 hours flight no WiFi...!!!!!! Last minute flight time change was sent via email..!!!! Almost 1 hour delay after boarding..!!!"

Pros: "It was excellent."
Cons: "It was excellent."

Pros: "Upgrade to 1st Class. Very grateful for the experience. Outstanding service. Very professional crew. Awesome recliner seats. What's not to like about premium service?"
Cons: "Too short leg :( This upgrade would have been awesome for the longer leg of the trip (for a much needed decent sleep)."

Pros: "Helpful and frieendly"
Cons: "Counters should have opened earlier so we could have done aome ahopping at dfs"

Pros: "It was a long flight from US but was comfortable. Staff was courteous."

Pros: "It was just am awesome experience. By God's grace we had a safe trip and God helped us. Interestingly, Qatar airways is quite excellent and commendable in their professional disposition."

Pros: "Entertainment"
Cons: "Food"

Pros: "Very spacious, good food & service"

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: "From start to finish the whole process with Qatar Airways was smooth and excellent."

Cons: "Seriously, the service of Qatar Airways was horrendous in Uganda. Ridiculous. Could NOT give a worse review. Would 100% NOY recommend this airline. EVER."

Pros: "Friendliness of the crew"

Pros: "Almost nothing"
Cons: "Price"

Pros: "Food and drink options. Courteous."
Cons: "Smells from others"

Cons: "I am hard of hearing. It would be appreciated it you would offer more movies with English subtitles."

Pros: "the comfort of the flight was very good."
Cons: "there could have been a little bit bigger portion of food."

Cons: "7 hours on the phone all over the world so far and absolutely nobody willing to take ownership of this problem. What terrible service"

Pros: "All was good. Excellent price. Plenty of space. Crew was nice and helpful, as always with Turkish Airlines. The flight was on schedule."
Cons: "The food was basic, but I understand this, as we have the pandemics, and there is no opportunity for cooking."

Pros: "Na"
Cons: "Na"

Pros: "Turkish airlines is reaaly good"

Pros: "Incredibly good flight with excellent crew and good food."

Cons: "thanks for all from kayak"

Pros: "Nice seat I got."
Cons: "I could not buy extra luggage at airport. They asked me for 470dollars as extra weight. Then my luggage has still not come in my hands :("

Cons: "Outstanding"

Pros: "Great"

Cons: "Seat legroom"

Pros: "Amazing crew. Great food"

Pros: "Efficient and on time."
Cons: "All fine."

Cons: "Very hot"

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: "Good crew. Clean"
Cons: "A little late"

Pros: "Crew was very helpful & friendly. Cabin was well pressurized."

Pros: "The flight crew was friendly and kind."
Cons: "The check in at MXP took us a lot of time and there was no defined line for people to wait without other people can pass them. Some how there is people who stand in line for 10 minutes and others for 40 minutes, the ground attendants didn’t really cared about it."

Pros: "Screan for every passenger to play"

Cons: "I could not use my ticket I was trying to extension date but customer services terrible"

Pros: "Generally better than other European airlines particularly BA and better priced"
Cons: "Work to do on consistency with crew"

Pros: "Walking past the Turkish Airlines desk in Dulles and knowing I would NEVER have to interact with these monsters again."
Cons: "I am an experienced traveler. I've been to 17 countries and have flown over a million miles in both business and coach. My wife encountered a problem in Istanbul that involved an airport transit visa through Canada. I am certain that any other airline we’ve ever flown would’ve assisted us, since it was easily resolved. To Turkish Airlines, this is simply a part of their business model and a chance to make more money. It took about 8 hours of our time at 5 different airport locations to eventually buy new tickets to get back the next day. Our original tickets say: “REISSUE With 200.00 USD penalty. What I didn’t see was the fine print at the bottom: “Turkish Airlines reserves the right to change rules regarding ticket changes and refunds.”. They mean it. As bad as our personal experience was, the real reason we are so appalled is that we were there long enough to see this is the norm for them. In our single day there, we saw at least 100 other travelers going through similar things. The ONLY solution ever offered is to purchase another ticket. We witnessed several people weeping. Many losing control and shouting. Their own personnel were screaming at customers (in a separate office area though, it was all yucks and laughing). These were people of all nationalities. Africans, Asians, Europeans. We were lucky because we had the means to purchase new tickets. Others clearly didn’t. I really don’t know what happened to some of them. One moment was very symbolic of the entire experience. Another vanquished traveler was paying $843 for a new ticket with cash. He handed her $845 but she, of course, had no change. Instead of the $5, he gave her two $1 bills. I had one in my pocket so gave it to her as well. She held my $1 bill up and pointed to the corner which had a very small piece torn off…no ink was missing…and sneered “I can’t accept this. She did this simply because she could. We were powerless. She knew it and reveled in it."

Pros: "Overall trip was really good."
Cons: "Management of time excellent. Plane went on time. Staff on checking in or in the plane were polite, pleasant, professional and available. Timing of delivery of luggage also was fast."

Pros: "Good food, comfortable seat, good timing."
Cons: "The crew seemed a bit harried rushing around the cabin. For example, I was given chicken when I asked for pasta."

Cons: "My luggage arrived wet unprotected fron rain"

Cons: "late departed ,no food,"

Pros: "The crew was friendly"

Cons: "Passport control"

Pros: "We were fed and offered drinks, given blankets, pillows and complimentary travel kits, issues with flight changes and other questions were answered quickly, ticketing was a breeze, the flight crew was extremely courteous, and flying back with my electronics was covered with professional care of my equipment and certainty that I wouldn't miss my flight."

Pros: "Plenty of room for the legs."

Pros: "Gold thing is that the flights are always on time."
Cons: "My charger got confiscated in Istanbul, too bad. I should have been told about this."

Pros: "Flights were on time; Crew was pleasant - asked for water and was provided in a minutes; Pilots were great, they have landed smoothly"

Pros: "It was all good!"
Cons: "Except that in the same day I had two flights with Turkish Airlines and both of them had a delay."

Pros: "It was on time."

Pros: "Other than the late departure, everything else was excellent."
Cons: "Just the fact that we were some 40 minutes late, and this created panic among those passengers who had tight connections to Tehran, Tel-Aviv and Tbilisi. The rest was excellent!"

Pros: "the plain is good and there is a big space for the legs. the crew is helpfull"
Cons: "1. There was a delay on the flight from Barcelona to SAW (Turkey) of 2.5 hours. Turkish Airline didn't update us at any time what and why is the delay problem . Due to this, we missed the connetcion flight to Tel Aviv.They took us to another air port(Attaturk) in Istanbul (1.5 hour driving) . They gave us only food vaucher and no compensation for the overall delay(7 hours!!!) 2.Icoud not order a Cosher foo at all TK flights web sitr. WHY ??? 3.the Entertainment is very poor. only one movie and no subtitlse .Music is wired."

Cons: "Terrible connections. Long delays. Truly awful"

Pros: "Everything was excellent :)"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Have to unload Plane Flight git exchanged without my approval"

Pros: "Nice new plane"

Pros: "I like the overall trip!!"

Cons: "First let me tell you that when I booked a flight to Istanbul from Brussels, I booked, so I thought, the airport called Istanbul Ataturk with the initials of IST. What I got was SAW after I paid for a booking that said IST. Sabina Gokcen is one hour away further on the Asian side of Turkey. I did not want this airport! There was nothing I could do about this but bite the bullet & accept what I got since I was not allowed to have any corrections made after paying for this ticket. I am highly disappointed with Kayak. The first time you have disappointed me greatly!"

Pros: "We liked the cost of airfare and flight times convenient. We also like the onboard TV and wifi."
Cons: "The food on the way back was bad. My wife's was still frozen, which grossed her out, it was ziti pasta. My pasta was crispy raw. The worse part was temperature of plane. It was too hot which made sleeping difficult."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "I missing my bag 10 days and no any details"

Cons: "There is always some kind of delay. And danger of bags not arriving on time"

Pros: "Super friendly crew! Great amount of entertainment on board. Good food."

Pros: "The crew was very nice and accommodating. The seats were comfortable."
Cons: "There was no order or control when we got to the gate. Three lines were converging on one to get to the gate and no one from security or the airline was trying to have order."

Pros: "Excellent food and service. Very friendly and professional crew."

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "Movie choices plentiful"
Cons: "Flight was delayed for almost an hour while passengers were on board the airplane."

Cons: "My Luggage did not make it, I don't have any information about it :)"

Pros: "Yes, very comfortable."
Cons: "It’s Ok enough. Thanks."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything. This flight was absolutely horrid and I will never be flying Ukraine international again!!!!!"

Cons: "The seats are not comfortable."

Pros: "Crew was very friendly and attentive."

Pros: "Great crew. On time. Wasn't a full flight."
Cons: "No entertainment or free drinks, that is lame."

Pros: "The crew was amazing. New comfortable seats."
Cons: "It was traveling at its perfection."

Pros: "I was late for the check-in but still was able to get on board in the nick of time"
Cons: "The food, most definitely!"

Cons: "Terrible service and airline is unclear about services airline provides. Lots of hidden fees"

Cons: "they want to take extra money because i had a small bag from Duty free!!!!"

Pros: "no comments"
Cons: "it is better to mention in the ticket whether it is with or without baggage , it makes a lot of inconvenience when we see the boarding pass and then go to the counter to pay extra baggage . the passenger came with one baggage from Kharkov and on a return it is without baggage on round trip booking ?"

Pros: "We waited in line and on the aircraft after boarding for an hour because we were waiting for flight documentation or something??? This should not happen, everyone knew when the flight was leaving and the airline should have all of this taken care of ahead of time."
Cons: "Is not comfortable plane also old .I never had again Ukrainem airlenes"

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Pretty much everything esle"

Cons: "I did not print my tickets at home, decided to print it at aeroport , and I was charged for printing boarding pass for $17.34 for each!!!!! Never heard or experienced something like this ever with any flight companies.. I did not get any notifications about these charges, otherwice would print my board passes ar home. Then in the back of aircraft, I saw how the personell was filling up the juice bottles from one to another!!! Food was very poor. Some movies were just in French or Italian languages without subtitles. Poor choises. I will never fly Or recommend anybody to fly with them"

Pros: "Good finshing immagraion tome and timaly flght"

Pros: "0 comma by the airline on what to expect and why"

Pros: "Flight was good"
Cons: "I went to desk for check in and they told me l have to pay 15 euro because that l didn’t check in on line before l get to the airport. They wouldn’t check and give me boarding pass till l paid 15 euro. Horrible airline. After that they wanted to charge us for food and drinks on a international flight. Never again !!!!"

Pros: "The UIA crews were very kind and attentive, responding to passengers in a matter of time :-)"
Cons: "Nor meals niether snacks of any kind, it was understandable due to extra expenses and economical issues the Airline faces. But I am sinserely appreciated UIA, its kind crews as well as Airport Boryspil Airport. Wish them all the best and success! I hope see you all on board soon :-)"

Pros: "Crew friendly I like Ukraine Airlines"
Cons: "Nothing compared to most Airlines I know"

Pros: "Crew was great, attentive, polite. Boarding for priority was quick and easy."
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats, poor entertainment system, seats were so bad, a heavy passenger could not stay in business class on take off and landing as his seat was falling back. He rode in my lap most of the way."

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "I was very disappointed when fly attendant didn't let me knit during 9 hours of over seas flight, With my experience of traveling I didn't have this problem before with any of airline companies."

Cons: "Both legs of the trip were delayed for more than an hour. One of the boarding staff was very rude and hate forigners ."

Pros: "It's a point A to point B airline. There are no amenities but they do offer accepting 2 checked in bags."
Cons: "Outdated interiors. No space. On a 6hr flight, they offered food and snacks at a price. There was no entertainment. Then, my continuing flight which was 10hrs long, they finally fed us. Offered us food and snacks but still no entertainment. I really didn't like what they had to offer."

Pros: "Crew extremely nice and helpful at all times during the flight"
Cons: "Nothing in particular no complaints really"

Pros: "Nothing. You had to purchase soda for$4usd. The bathroom's were old and broken down. There are no TV's per seat just the old ones every 6 seats or so on the ceiling. Where were 3 movies shown in 10.5 hr flight. Horrible food and experience."

Cons: "There was a belligerent passenger who in normal circumstances would be put in handcuffs but the staff continued to let him get out of control. Made the passengers very nervous. I was disappointed how they handled things."

Cons: "They tried to charge me about 75 dollars per bag going from warsaw to Kiev, and thanks to a rule that my personal item and carryon combined had to be less than 7 kilos that no other airline has, wanted to charge me an extra 75ish dollars for this. They also charged me 10 dollars to print my boarding pass and wanted 2 euro for a Pepsi on the plane. All in all, that great ticket price I got ended up being the worst deal possible. WAW check in staff were rude as well."

Pros: "Business class service, airline lounge was nice, flight included pillow and blanket with some personal items (ear plugs, eye mask, etc). Smooth flight. My best experience with this airline to date."
Cons: "No toilet paper in business class bathroom during flight, only got 2 cups of water during 5 hr flight. Food choices for 4am meal not appropriate. Some passengers ordered hot salmon, this made me nauseous during flight. My meal included a fruit dish, slice of tomato, 2 slices of deli beef roast, bun, butter, jam, and coffee pudding dessert and 10 minutes into meal received hot cheese sweet cake with syrup. The combination of food was not appealing."

Pros: "I like the crew"
Cons: "It's kind costly flight than air India but , not better than air India , the seats were not comfortable , the food , if a Asian person is traveling then, I think you should provide him the Asian food"

Pros: "I couldn't say that i like anything, this airline is horrible!!!"
Cons: "Airplane is old, The chairs are broken. People rude !!"

Cons: "They dont even have a plug that we can charge our phones .Also they dont have a tv .It was a long trip so i must sleep because there was no other option."

Pros: "On plane the crew was professional and very nice, smiling that's what we need cause the trip is long. Thank you for a safe trip!!!!!!!!!"
Cons: "I almost missed my flight because of the accident on the road on my way to airport Boryspil. I tried to call customer service of UIA to ask what I should do in a case like this do I have to pay for a new ticket or I have any options. I was on phone for more than 20 minutes no one pick up the phone. What if it's an emergency and no one is available it's insane. I came to airport and stuff/employees of airport who are supposedly have to help you and actually take care of you if you are late or at least explain what should I do and where should I go.I was late and I couldn't find the boarding for my flight cause they already finished checking in people. Well I asked one of the employee for help so this lady sent me somewhere through the whole hall to the windows which were already closed I told her that I am super late and I am not going to make it. When I run there everything was closed the window next to it was different airlines but I saw a register girl so I asked for help what should I do my check in is over so the blond lady yelled at me that she is busy and have her things to do this is not nice. I run to the other employee she sent me somewhere else and the line is huge to get to register window and people are mad that I am trying to go in front of them without waiting for my turn I tried to explain that my flight is about to depart. So for my opinion these employees over there mostly don't know their duties they make you run for no reason when I explained my situation somebody should have taken me personally to a right check in window so I can faster get my boarding pass without making other people angry. I am not satisfied with their service in the airport, they are rude and not polite!!!"

Cons: "I paid money to you for ticket but Ukraine international airlines did not give me a ticket because you voided the transaction. I NEED MY MONEY BACK!!!!!!!!"

Pros: "Boarding fadt and efficient"
Cons: "Packed plane with empty "comfort seats" that went unsold. Crew wouldnt let prople spread out. Ridiculous."

Pros: "They compensated our wait with a sandwich and a drink."
Cons: "We boarded the plane to find out there were some technical problems. We then deplaned and waited several hours for a new plane. Little information was given to the passengers in languages other than Ukrainian. Re-boarding was not announced, it just happened. Seats were very uncomfortable and too close together."

Cons: "No reasonable space between the seats."

Pros: "Not much to like it's convenient you don't get much for your money"
Cons: "The seats not to comfortable even after they tell passengers to shoot off their electronics they really don't enforced people have there laptops iPads and phones operating as the plane is taken off"

Pros: "The second flight (operated by both Ukraine and Turkish was good."
Cons: "nothing really."

Cons: "One of the restrooms had a broken lock"

Pros: "The crew was okay"
Cons: "In the check in the attendant humiliated me in front of all passengers. This is because he was not willing to allow me to go with hand luggage because the weight was 7.4 kg and not 7 kg. When I tried to moved stuff to the computer bag he refused."

Cons: "Confiscated my duty free alcohol. Refused to let me take my shoes on board because they had zips on them. I then had to call my lift to come back for my shoes. Plane squashy. Just an awful airline. Never again."

Pros: "Service staff was friendly and understanding"
Cons: "Expensive food with nothing for free included, no entertainment counsel"

Pros: "Overall I'm satisfied with Ukrainian International Airlines. The only reason I put good instead of excellent is the the time the plane was waiting to take off."

Pros: "At least we had space since this flight was not full. The seats are tiny and cramped so the extra space of an empty seat was needed."
Cons: "Small, uncomfortable seats and poor customer service with this Airline overall."

Cons: "bad food .. wasnt enough for all pasangers i was left without it .. 5 hours delay"

Pros: "The service was pretty good, flight attendants were helpful"
Cons: "Very old planes with extremely outdated entertainment systems and very narrow seats."

Cons: "The costumer services of VAYAMA was so rude, they didn't give me any solution to my problem. So I have complaint to VAYAMA, I lost two tickets and almost $800, for two tickets (Geneva-Dnipropetrovsk and Dnipropetrovsk-New York). I have problem with VISA when went to fly and didn't get the solution to the second ticket that was 6 days before to fly. I paid cancelation insurance, but for what."

Pros: "Stewardess were polite and kind"
Cons: "Cabin far too hot. Plane was old and showing its age."

Cons: "This airline is a SHAM!!!"

Pros: "The crew was excellent"
Cons: "The plane is old and the coach seats are extremely small and uncomfortable. The movies that they played were old and food was not good. =("

Pros: "Boarding in Munich, Service in Munich airport (good dealing with crowding); Open and polite controllers Perfect service for wheelchair customers in Borispol airport !!!!"
Cons: "Poor service of Ukrainian international airline fly attendant (rude and bitchy) !!!!!!!! Broken luggage bag (one wheel is broken with plastic of a bag) Hot in the plane Really poor cloth of seats Too less space for legs"

Cons: "Just perfect and on time"

Pros: "Seats were comfortable, crew courteous"
Cons: "Good value for money"

Pros: "The meals we ordered were tasty and the leather seats and leg room are fair enough"
Cons: "Boarding is sooooo slow Entertainment facilities did not exist"

Pros: "Customer service is awful I will never fly Pegasus again"

Pros: "One Crew member was very nice, the rest were not so friendly. But overall a smooth ride, and no problems."

Cons: "Check IN desk, unprofessional and rude employees. Felt discriminated. Never again will travel with this company."

Pros: "Good price basic amenities but all in all a great deal"
Cons: "Everything was great!"

Cons: "I was traveling with sports equipment and tried to pay for it online. I could not find a place to buy extra lugggage for sports only normal luggage, so I had 20kg. Then I was told at the airport I had to pay 100 chf extra for my surfboard. Don’t make the website difficult to use and then charge me extra. It feels dishonest."

Cons: "1 hour delay nearly cost me my connection no assistance provided"

Pros: "I liked that it's first and last time"
Cons: "Everything"

Cons: "Never in time and the POS machine on board never works with debit cards or cards without PIN code .... it didn’t work with more than half of the passengers on board!!! Oh they also charged me 47 euros for just 4 kgs of extra weight!!! Unacceptable !"

Cons: "Crew was rude to all passengers"

Pros: "Good"
Cons: "Not bad"

Cons: "Landing was very rocky"

Cons: "They stole my money"

Pros: "Friendly crew."
Cons: "Not being able to check-in online."

Cons: "first of all the prices of drinks are very high and they rip you off since there is no option. but with that i can live. what i cant live with they try to save on gas and till you dont yell they dont turn on the AC and then they try again to lower it and again you have to complain. i hope to never fly with them again and when you say something you get a sour face"

Pros: "Professional crew paying fit"
Cons: "Paying for drinks"

Cons: "Crew members are very rude"

Cons: "Late boarding for unknown reason."

Pros: "As noted above"
Cons: "Nothing really"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight got delayed Grumpy crow Seats not comfortable"

Pros: "nothing."
Cons: "everything"

Cons: "Everything is charge money"

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "A lot of peoblems with this airlines. I will not use it again."

Pros: "Was a save travel"
Cons: "Delay 1 hour."

Pros: "As long as they are reverting a cheap ticket then the service is good"

Pros: "An early landing made my onward journey so much easier."

Pros: "It has good crew members and fine alternatives for eating."
Cons: "No entertainment option is available."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Checked in only to find out that someone checked allready with my name and he is sitting in my seat. The next bomber?"

Pros: "On time"

Cons: "45 minutes delay"

Cons: "My tent poles, which were attached to my bag were lost. I am hiking in Switzerland and have no tent now!!!"

Pros: "Comfortable seats and very clean."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Great team and great pilot everybody to the baggage people were excellent!"

Cons: "I was stopped at both airports for not having my ticket in the system although I checked-in in advance and paid extra for seating; it was very stressful and uncomfortable"

Pros: "30 minutes late leaving Denzili, but otherwise fine. Denzili airport and easy airport to navigate."

Pros: "Nothing in particular"
Cons: "Payment options suck! Did not know ahead of time that nothing is offered free of charge!"

Pros: "anything"
Cons: "everything"

Pros: "Nothing"

Cons: "not direct fligth"

Pros: "Everage"
Cons: "Service"

Pros: "That it got me and my luggage there when scheduled"
Cons: "The seats are cramped on Pegasus flights and you have to pay for everything, including something to drink."

Pros: "The staff were all pleasant."
Cons: "Checking in was extremely slow."

Pros: "No things"
Cons: "All of things"

Pros: "The updates"

Pros: "Minimal delays"
Cons: "No complimentary snacks"

Cons: "Overall a 3 class company."

Pros: "I made it where I was going. Seats were no more uncomfortable than any other 737."
Cons: "The boarding process is horrendously slow. It took about 1 hour to board."

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