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The cheapest airline ticket to Pasadena from United Arab Emirates in the last 72 hours was AED 1,961 one-way, and AED 2,369 round-trip on the route Dubai to Pasadena. The most popular route is Dubai to Pasadena, and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was AED 2,369 round-trip.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "I was travelling with two kids, one of them an infant, in a more than 16hr long flight and I was not given a seat with basinet. Not only did I not get a basinet (which I had requested at the time of booking my flight and did get in the shorter leg of the flight) I was given seating in the very last row. The set assigned to my child had its base loose and the crew requested me to seat him at some other place temporarily because if he is not seated they will not be able to take off. The lavatory in the other section of the plane was broken and all the passengers were crowding at the one near our seats."
Pros: "Honestly nothing!"
Cons: "Non working TV"
Pros: "Everything's in order"
Pros: "Great service from cabin crew, good food and good flight overall"
Pros: "the best flight ever taken...fantastic airlines, crew, service, food, movies!"
Cons: "gates too far apart...almost missed flight (short transfer time between flights)"
Pros: "Entertainment system is something you cannot exhaust during the flight. Hundreds of movies and TV series to pick from."
Cons: "The chair was BROKEN. There was a section of it that was protruding and hurting me in the back. Only thing crew offered was extra blankets to put behind my back. They quickly run out of any food options and were only offering one of them (the worst one, of course). The beverage cart took the tour way less frequently than on other airlines, effectively leaving you thirsty (wouldn't even go around offering water) or having to make your own trips to the galley."
Cons: "If I am seat is last is it a disadvantage, coz by the time the person serving from the starts come to the end, the meal gets over to what we like to have. so my suggestion to improve on this."
Pros: "It's clean and comfortable and the flight attendants are not rude!"
Cons: "Nothing really! It's a long trip but you made it comfortable for us."
Pros: "The crew did a great job."
Pros: "I couldn’t eat the chicken for lunch, and I told the crew to change it for me and bring the vegetarian, but nobody brought anything. I was starving until the next meal."
Cons: "Take out the chicken sausage from your menu"
Cons: "Qatar Airways could improve food selection for business class."
Pros: "Response is the same as above"
Pros: "Really good"
Pros: "No WiFi in most of the flight duration"
Cons: "All the food was terrible breakfast lunch and dinner I was sick from eating chicken I started vomiting as soon as I was on my way home , please serve better food , food tastes like factory junk , please offer cold drink and cold water or least ask if you would like ice, all the cups for the beverages was small, seating was very uncomfortable not enough room especially if you sitting next to a large person they kept elbow me and taking up my seating , I was so miserable on a 16 hours flight on Qatar to LAX , very bad experience , please do better, also staff was not friendly"
Cons: "Just had a hard time finding flight attendants. Every time I went to the back of the plane, half a dozen of them were sitting around and chatting it up. Felt guilty for asking for water. Not the service that I expected from Qatar Airways. All 4 flights were a struggle to get proper service."
Cons: "The seats are smaller than other airlines.My entertainment system stopped working mid-flight on a 16 hour flight from Doha to LAX.Food portion is not enough. No hot towels on boarding, no welcome drink or snacks. Food is served only twice on a 16 hour flight.Rude immigration officers"
Pros: "Excellent service with attention to detail"
Cons: "lay-flat seats fairly uncomfortable in the lay-flat position (does not compare to the Q Suite used on newer aircraft) Entertainment system a bit dated, but decent selection"
Pros: "Overall great service!"
Pros: "I liked that the flight was not full and I was able to use the entire row of seats and lie down as straight as possible to get some sleep. The crew was very friendly and allowed us to sleep most of the flight --- I guess they figured that most of the travelers prefer to just sleep and not be disturbed during a 15-hour flight. There was a good selection of movies and shows to watch to pass the time. I liked that there was time to go on the city tour of Doha and that there is a counter at the airport for the city tour."
Cons: "My flight started in Kathmandu and the layover for the connecting flight from Doha to LAX was 12 hours. I hope Qatar can come up with a schedule that will reduce the layover down to less hours while still giving passengers time to go on the city tour, if they want to."
Pros: "Great crew and food served was nice for airline food."
Cons: "You need to bring a snack with you. This is a 16 hour flight and there is a long time between their food services. 2 meals and one snach"
Cons: "TOOO long."
Pros: "I got an aisle seat. Bathrooms were not bad in terms of cleanliness."
Cons: "Service was ok. I was forgotten to be served items that other passengers were given. Seating ended up being kind of cramped as passenger in front was relaxing a bit too much. Entertainment was ok."
Pros: "Business class was good Cabin crew service was impeccable Vegetarian meals were good Need more choices"
Cons: "Old aircraft Toilets were non functional but the crew kept them clean Entertainment systems were not functioning with remote Need complete overhaul of these Not enjoyable on a long flight"
Pros: "Direct nonstop flight out of Doha, Qatar. It’s a 16 hour flight, so I’d suggest fly business if you can."
Cons: "None to rant about."
Pros: "Great service, friendly and helpful"
Pros: "Food was good, staff was excellent."
Cons: "Can't think of anything."
Pros: "Entertainment and food was good."
Cons: "Long flight from Doha to LA."
Pros: "very nice crew please have good dessert"
Cons: "The employees were not motivated to work. Food was scarce and I was left starving the whole flight. On a 16 hour flight, there should be more food and beverage service other than the 2 times the attendants served us. How can we stay hydrated if we aren't being given any liquids?"
Pros: "Same as above"
Cons: "Same as above"
Pros: "Again amazing wonderful flight attendants!!! Excellent service!!! I'm sooo impressed!!! Great food!"
Pros: "Good attitude from staff"
Pros: "Very nice arrangements, the seats were comfortable, the food was delicious, and the staff could not have been more hospitable. I would be delighted to fly with Qatar Airways again."
Pros: "crew were all very nice & eager to please. they did keep refreshing the bathrooms which was needed."
Cons: "seat was next to bathrooms which were used constantly & the noise made it difficult to sleep. seat did not recline & seemed to be at an uncomfortable angle. flight was full so nothing could be done. entertainment very out dated as far as movies & you do need them on a 16 hour flight!"
Pros: "Polite staff keen to help"
Cons: "Seats in economy very uncomfortable for long Doha to LAX flight. When person in front of us reclines seat for entire flight, it is almost impossible to get out to stretch legs or go to restroom. At the minimum, crew should ask all passengers to raise seats during meal service as a courtesy to those behind them. This is done on other airlines."
Pros: "Nt bad"
Cons: "Attendants were skiving at the back"
Pros: "on time no one in my row so i got to sleep good food"
Cons: "enoyed it all"
Pros: "Staff were polite and helpful. Flight was smooth and on time. Overall very good considering length of flight and difficulty of accommodating such a large crowd for such a long time."
Cons: "Meal service was very disappointing. 16 hour flight with one meal at the beginning, one meal at end, and a small, rather unappetizing hot pocket like sandwich in between? And snack offerings were ice cream, potato chips, candy bars and a few apples (ran out of apples). Need more healthy options. There needs to be a more full meal/snack offering around the half way mark if you are going to keep people from grumbling."
Pros: "New plane. Decent legroom."
Cons: "Not enough food was served for a 16.5 hour flight."
Cons: "Kayak/priceline re-booked my flight for my sister and I from SAA to BA, but failed to completely reissue us tickets. When we checked in for the flight, we had no ticket for the first leg of the flight, but we had tickets for the remaining flights. We immediately called to fix this problem, but due to slow customer service, we weren't issued tickets in time and the flight left without us. We missed all remaining connecting flights and were forced to buy New tickets. Now we have to work with kayak/priceline to get all my money back due to their error. We came back a day later than expected and missed going back to work."
Pros: "Cabin crew were excellent, very nice and accomodating"
Cons: "Check in staff and customer service reps were unprofessional and unhelpful. We had an 8 hour layover on both legs, no access to the lounge or a hotel was provided. I explained we were on our way to our wedding and it would be nice to have some rest. They were rude with the way they told us no, they even suggested we sleep on the floor of the airport. We ended up paying for the lounge, but then so did about 1000 other people, there was no room for us to sit together. My wife's allergy free meal wasn't provided on the first flight. We had to speak to about 5 people to get a meal ticket at the airport and they were very reluctant to give us one. I told them she was hungry and needed to eat. They told us we could take the meal we got with the ticket on board, when we went to use the ticket we had no choice in meal, were given a coke at 6am and weren't allowed to heat up our meal or take it on board. In summary, all the cabin crew on all 4 flights were excellent. Staff at Doha airport were incredibly poor."
Pros: "The crew and my fruit platter."
Cons: "So many screaming babies. So many passsengers wanting a few upgrade. And a sick passenger that had to deplane resulting in delayed take off. The crew were saints- composed, polite, and embodied team spirit. So many screaming babies."
Pros: "Food, entertainment choices"
Cons: "Despite premium price, seat selection was not available unless you pay extra; Family of 4 dispersed and given only middle seats except one aisle seat; But that seat couldn't recline. Complained and asked how A380 seat with 16+ hour flight wasn't reported earlier. Crew admitted there's a log about seat 63C (EK215 DXB-LAX Jan 7) but Airline chose to ignore it! Crew was apologetic but was offering me free drink (almost seemed like bribe). One of the checked bags torn when we collected it at LAX; Overall, pretty bad but most annoying is the fact that they nickel & dime for seat position and lot of families were spread all over (not just mine)."
Cons: "Too cramped in economy. Food good, staff helpful."
Pros: "No wonder Emirates is one of the best airlines in the world!"
Pros: "The service, the food and the comfort, as well as the entertainment are the best."
Pros: "The service was excellent and the crew tried to keep everyone comfortable. Food was good and great selection when it comes to entertainment."
Pros: "Food is terrible. Not what it used to be. Don't keep the bathrooms clean as they used to. Service just isn't as great as it used to be sadly. Entertainment is great tho!"
Cons: "Broke my bags."
Cons: "Wheel chair travellers not comfortable as they didnt find help and also have to wait for long time to get their turn"
Pros: "- almost nothing - They arranged vegetarian food on demand."
Cons: "- Repetitive food - No one turned up when called for assistance. - late service"
Pros: "Not many passengers got to spread out"
Pros: "I was fully satisfied"
Cons: "Onboard upgrades for one way was too expensive"
Pros: "Everyone was super friendly. I enjoyed that the plane was empty that we could all change our seats to be more comfortable."
Cons: "The walking to board my connecting flight was overwhelming, a lot of walking. Also, I understand the food isn't from a 5 star restaurant but the lamb I ate was over cooked and felt very rubbery. As the crew members went around aking if you want Tea or Coffee, I said I wanted coffee. The coffee was cold so I couldn't even drink it, i know I can ask for another one but I felt so disappointed that I'd rather have nothing. My monitor had lots of weird lines on them as the colors were so off on some areas and good on other areas."
Pros: "I like the legroom on Emirates."
Cons: "Nothing to dislike."
Pros: "Inflight service was good."
Cons: "Boarding was really poor. It need to be systematic. Lot of confusion and announcement was hard to hear."
Cons: "the baby crying next to us crying thrugh much of the flight. We're still exhausted from not being able to sleep well during the flight."
Pros: "Comfortable and well cared for during the flight"
Cons: "Wheelchair help in Dubai is horrible. They need a disabled or aged person on their staff to understand our problems Too many carriage changes and unnecessary location changes. We do not need a guide to understand where to go and lead us along. We need physical help."
Pros: "Very good services by Emirates, flight was on time, leg room between seats was sufficient, meals were good and staff behavior was good"
Pros: "Wide selection of movies, TV shows and other entertainment. Food was decent. Crew was attentive enough."
Cons: "They did not have special meals that I ordered but the crew tried their best to make it up. But they had the same collection of movies both ways. My return flight was a month later. Entertainment set of was pretty good on their Boeing 777-300Er flight, but average on the A380-800. The 16 hour flight will not be pleasant for most. Why the toilets are so compact? I would pay extra for bit more room. This is a problem with all airlines. They allowed me to take a laptop and a hand baggage in LAX but forced me to check in the hand bag in Dubai. They pick random passengers for this. Irritating."
Cons: "1. I had put in a request for vegetarian meals, but my request was ignored. At meal time, I was given a choice between chicken and lamb. I again asked for vegetarian, and was told they didn't have any. The white guy in the next row asked for the same, and it magically appeared. The attendant noticed my shocked stare and then gave me a veggie meal too. 2. On a 16 hour flight, our tv screens didn't work. None of the attendants even came by to check, even after repeatedl requests. 3. My 6 and 9 year old kids would like to know why they didn't get any of the courtesy toys/coloring books that were given to other similar age kids. I don't want to tell them it was due to their skin color. 4. Even a request for water turned into a tug of war after we had waited for almost 20 minutes. I finally poured it out myself."
Cons: "The screen blacked out mid flight (on a 16 hr long flight!) and there was nothing anyone really tried to do to fix it except 'reset' which did nothing. Unfortunate this happened when the flight was so long."
Pros: "The best economy seating out there. Emirates still makes you feel like a person even though you are in economy. Unlike other airlines Emirates flight crew treats you very well, they are polite, the food is good and the seating is very comfortable. It makes a 16 hour flight pleasureable. Thank you Emirates!!!"
Pros: "The entertainment and staff were unsurpassed. The food was better than industry standards."
Cons: "The seat was terribly uncomfortable. The seat bottom has a ridge that digs into your rear. This was on both 380 flights and I tried three seats in total. After a couple of hours is when the pain starts. If the seat back was moved forward, you would not sit on this edge. Please fix. Not sure I could fly on a 380 again for this duration."
Cons: "Baggage took over 40 minutes to come out."
Cons: "food was not served on time. crew was not attentive and did not care for passengers"
Pros: "same as above"
Pros: "Everything was great."
Pros: "The flight was great. The seats were spacious and comfortable."
Pros: "Boarding was smooth, they give you a little pacquet that includes tootbruch and toothpaste, eye covers and socks. Food was ok, entertainment system is second to none."
Cons: "Some of the crew were a little rude when asking questions or just approaching them for simple things like our entertainment system not working. They weren't able to help us and it took me theee times to get them to pay attention to us."
Cons: "Their customer services is not terrible, it's nonexistent."
Pros: "Your staff are amazing....very welcoming, attentive and a joy to be around. I was comfortable i.e leg room was right for my long legs."
Cons: "You offer limited choices on food with consideration to Diversity of your clientelle. Your meal vouchers offer substandard meals in the few selected restaurants. I had layover period of 10hrs on.my return leg and about 6/7hrs. These are extremely long hours to sleep on those uncomfortable lounge chairs. This was the worst experience in my flying time."
Pros: "I got left alone! I watched movies, and slept most the flight!"
Cons: "Nothing in particular. I just wanted to be out of the plane asap since my "fun" incident in Maldives. Safe to say that emirates has ruined my vision of the maldives for a while."
Pros: "Awesome flight...got a business class ticket and I loved each moment during the journey"
Cons: "Indian food was not that tasty and quality needs to improve"
Cons: "D seats are exrremely uncomfortable. Leg space is as good as none. My knees were hurting as they were touching the seat infront of me. D crew gave very slow service. I was sick and needed hot water, even after calling for ur for more than 4 times , the crew constantly forgot about it. Food was alright. I dont see myself ever flighting back with Emirates jus for because of the seat discomfort and lack of leg space"
Pros: "The crew surprised my fiancé and me with a champagne and cheese cake toast in the middle of the flight. It was incredibly thoughtful as I had only told two of them about our new engagement."
Cons: "We could clearly hear several of the crew bickering about things at several points of the flight."
Cons: "Sorry that the passengers leaving left so much trash. Amazing how inconsiderate passengers really are."
Pros: "Overall service and food was nice."
Cons: "My daughter was sick and they gave us a hard time for a wheel chair and asked unnecessary questions at the counte despite explaining that both me and my husband are physicians and know that it was safe for her to travel."
Pros: "First of I was bumpedI to business without asking. I appreciated ho attentive the flight attendants were. I also enjoyed the gourmet airline food."
Cons: "Bathrooms were dirty. Didn't get the Muslim meals that I ordered."
Pros: "I flew Business and it's like first class all the way. Seats are so comfortable-entatinment and a lounge area that feels like a top one With drinks and food-you can almost forget you're on a plane. Helpful. Flight attendants and great food and wine meal selections Fabulous airline I chose for long flights. Incomparable"
Cons: "I loved it all!"
Pros: "Good flight"
Pros: "The service and comfort of business class was best I have experienced."
Cons: "I would have liked if it was possible to watch live TV of some sort. For live US news or sporting events...minutiae but only thing that I thought of."
Pros: "Attentive crew Amazing food choices Excellent entertainment sys Comfortable seats"
Cons: "Besides a small blanket and a seat that doesn't recline for a 16 hour flight, everything else was ok."
Pros: "Food, movies"
Cons: "Very good 8"
Pros: "Bigger seats, big screens and food!"
Cons: "Too long flight and pricey"
Cons: "See anive"
Pros: "The entire experience was great, good meals, great entertainment system, wifi on board, great attention."
Cons: "The seats are not the most comfortable for such a long flight. My seat would not recline which made the super long flight feel even longer."
Cons: "Worst airline I have flown, avoid if at all possible. We saved $400 each on a long haul flight from LAX connecting through IST and we should have spent the extra money. Flight attendants are extremely rude, not helpful, the food is terrible, the planes are all old Boeing 777-300 likely purchased second hand and seem to be falling apart on the inside. I saw flight attendants kicking, punching, and body slamming carts and other items to get them to fit in their racks in the kitchen areas, I hate to think what that means for safety of critical items. Just stay away for your safety and sanity"
Pros: "Direct flight is good. Dinner was good."
Cons: "Food for dinner was good but lunch was not not great. Crew was very unfriendly to especially Turkish passengers. Short answer for questions and no smile at all especially the ones on our side."
Pros: "Entertainment is great. Food was pretty good, comparatively."
Cons: "Leg room is terrible. I mean, the worst I've ever experienced on a long-haul international flight, terrible. The only saving grace was that the middle seat was empty. Why they got rid of the Comfort Class seats, I have no idea. These seat are just plain awful."
Cons: "Too hot inside the aircraft"
Cons: "Very poor English (in the plane and in the IST airport) and very poor organization in the IST ariport"
Pros: "As usual, crew and food were superb!"
Cons: "Very long waiting before boarding. The flight was late, and the boarding was exhausting."
Pros: "Price and flight schedule Overhead compartment size is good Nice variety of films available"
Cons: "Inadequate leg room Touch screen difficult to control, varied from nonresponsive to overreaponsive Food: inedible "pide", only entree choice was kebab, they ran out of chicken. I was in the middle of the plane. Announcements usually unintelligilbe"
Pros: "Felt positively spacious compared to the flight before on the A330. Had similar economy seat: window on the right side. Interesting views of the far Greenland and the far north of Canada."
Cons: "A flight attendant banging on the door of the bathroom! Hello, what about "Occupied" don't you understand?"
Pros: "Nothing. This was the worst flight I've been on in years."
Cons: "The food was awful, the lounge was worse than the free ones, and the service was absolutely the worst I've experienced in years."
Cons: "Good service no delayed"
Cons: "Little more comfortable seats. However, allowing to check in two bags free of extra cost is great!"
Pros: "Turkish is always good Didn't know kayak was associated with justfly Loved the kayak notifications. MADEAHUGE difference"
Cons: "Crowd highly liked company deserves crowd"
Pros: "Like flying first class"
Pros: "It was the best"
Cons: "The best"
Cons: "Flights were delayed for 24 hours!!!! Do not take this airlines. Inside the airport they can't even speak English. They are rude and raciest. No wheelchair were provided for the old people."
Pros: "Combo deal....It might not sound funny to many but my 21 hour lay over gave me an opportunity to visit instabul and that was great."
Pros: "The food was good and the entertainment was fine."
Cons: "After missing our connecting flight in Istanbul on our Turkish Airlines flight on January 9th from LAX-Addis Ababa (due to a nearly 45 minute delayed flight), my sister and I had to spend 24 hours in Istanbul and still pay for a night in our 4 star hotel in Addis, despite the fact that we weren't there. So, in preparation for our flight back to LAX, I spent hours on the phone with a Turkish Airlines representative to ensure that we would not miss our connecting flight on the way back to LAX on January 29 (Jomo Kenyatta-IST-LAX). The TA representative spoke very little English and became incredibly frustrated with me when I expressed my concern about how closely scheduled our connecting flights in Istanbul were. The representative said she could "help us" by seating us at the back of the plane from Jomo Kenyatta-IST, as she was "mostly sure" that our plane would deboard from the back of the plane once we arrived in Istanbul and, in theory, we wouldn't have to wait behind all the other customers to exit. This was totally incorrect: our plane only deboarded from the front exit door and the seats she selected at the back would surely have caused us to miss our next flight were it not for the fact that the plane wasn't full and we arrived only a few minutes late. Still, by the time we got off the plane in IST, our connecting flight was already 15 minutes into boarding. We showed the TA attendants our boarding passes at the long security line, and at first they both said, "don't worry, it will be fine". I had to convince them to let us skip the line as we would clearly have missed our flight. Once we finally made it through security we ran through the ENTIRE Istanbul airport to get to our gate, as we could hear them calling the final boarding call for our flight to LAX. We literally ran as fast as we could for almost 20 minutes straight, with all of our bags, which ended up being over a mile, I would guess. When we got to our gate, we had to go through yet another security line - WHY??? Apparently there was a celebrity in front of us, and while we were sweating and nervous about missing our flight, the security agents were taking selfies with the celebrity. It was insulting and rude and totally unprofessional. The take away for me is that Turkish Airlines should NOT be allowed to sell flights to people that give them less than an hour to make international connecting, especially in an airport as large and disorganized as Istanbul, and especially when Turkish Airlines flights are often late or delayed. This was one of the most stressful flying experiences of my life."
Cons: "THE bathroom esp at the back of the plan read very dirty. Went floors a d trash that was overflowing."
Cons: "Seats are not comfortable you end up with bad neck pain"
Cons: "Extra extra and private security passing from Istanbul airport"
Pros: "The crew is always very friendly and helpful. Plenty of space in the overhead bins. Food is very delicious and you can always get either one of the options, whereas, in other airlines, you have to settle for the least favorite one if your seat is closer to the tail. They have sandwiches and cakes available during the whole flight."
Cons: "The seats are cramped just like any other airline."
Pros: "All was perfect"
Pros: "I'm happy and will continue to fly Turkish."
Cons: "Flight was delayed 2 hours before take off."
Pros: "Service and food is good, crew is helpful"
Cons: "Seats would have been sufficient for a one hour flight but not for 13 hrs. I am 5.11. not enough leg room and not wide enough."
Pros: "When I missed my flight from Belgrade to Istanbul due to plane being late 45 min.and I missed my flight to LA, they gave me a free accommodation and meals."
Cons: "I didn't like the fact that nobody told me that Ataturk Airport in Istanbul is so big that you can not make to connect flight on time for an hour.Especially if you flight has been late to depart like mine from Belgrade due to the rain. I thought I will make it to the connect flight to LA but the gate was already closed. I was instructed to do multiple errands, to get Turkish visa, etc all on my expense to be able to exit the transit as an American citizen and be able to take Turkish airlines bus to the hotel.The hotel was fine and the meals. The problem was that they calculate bus traveling time wrong in the hotel and put people on the bus next day too late, so due to the traffic jam, we barely made it to the airport, and then we had to stress the officials to put us on the fast passport control lane due to boarding time."
Cons: "More service with flight attendants walking around to offer drinks would have been better"
Cons: "Very hot inside the plane"
Pros: "They are literally the BEST airline I have every flown! All the crew are so nice and it is their policy to give you all of the comforts - pillows, blankets, headphones, drinks (including alcohol), movies, musics, games, meals, snacks and probably more! I don't think they have a way to take money! This was the best flying experience I have ever had! The plane itself was also very nice. There was touchscreen in front of me with all kinds of entertainment plus a USB charger for my phone. They also made sure the closest connecting flight folks had gate attendants waiting for them. The service is phenomenal all the way around!"
Pros: "It was great. I told everyone about it."
Cons: "You had a very disrespectful, illogical, anal retentive person at the ticket gate just before getting on the shuttle. She would not allow us to wait for the rest of our party of 2 to go on the shuttle to the plane together. They were delayed because of your personal continually bringing other people to cut in line in front of them. There was plenty of time and the shuttle was already full, and we wanted to wait for the next shuttle to board the airplane together. She came out several times from inside of the building shouting at the three of us to get on the shuttle even when the person managing the shuttle flow at the bottom of the stairs was about to let us wait for the next shuttle. What was her problem(?) - she could use a lot more people skills and realize who pays her salary - the customers. She really tarnished the whole image and impression I originally had of TA. Also, there was no way to go to the bathroom without going through a long line of security again at the last gate before the shuttle which did not make sense."
Pros: "Flight crew was pleasant."
Cons: "When I check-in for flight from Rome to Istanbul and Istanbul to Los Angeles, only the first leg of trip was confirmed correctly. For the leg from Istanbul to Los Angeles I confirmed a window seat when I checked-in online. However, when I arrived at the airport I has a middle seat and could not change it and the 15 hour flight was miserable. I also asked to be upgraded to business class and told it would be $3,500.00, which was ridiculous."
Pros: "The flight was great and the service was wonderful. The plane was new and clean. A huge plus was the video entertainment in every seat along with headphones and USB Charging Port. They poured me a double Glenlivet scotch on the rocks at NO CHARGE!"
Cons: "I booked three round-trip tickets from LAX to Athens. Our daughter did not fly with us there but we checked with ticketing in LAX and they booked her seat anyway. The issue came when we tried to leave Athens the airlines then said that I had to purchase a one-way ticket! They informed me that the flight was cancelled for my daughter because she didn't fly to Athens. The ticket was almost $1,500.00 and I intend to get my money back but it was unfortunate that they had to charge me for it in the first place."
Pros: "Free movies that are current, Free food/drinks/alcohol, Pillow, blanket, eye blinds, slippers, socks. The flight was 12+ hours long, and the ability to watch movies, tv shows, play games, listen to music on the large pad in each seat was pretty amazing. Free over the ear headphones... Very amazing flight"
Cons: "Bathrooms were a bit dirty...but there was a lot of people on the flight and they didn't start dirty."
Cons: "My luggage just disappeared on my second leg to Istanbul. 2 email notifications that luggage was not found. Wrong contact phone number at initial report and was not addressed despite report and upload. Also a representative emailed that luggage was erroneously recorded as "delivered" which is not true. I still don't have my luggage after 14 days. No further responses despite extensive documentation and receipts. This is bad!!!"
Pros: "Every thing was ok"
Pros: "I liked the food and the crew and the entertainment."
Cons: "I didn't like the trip two hours late."
Cons: "boarding the treat you like animals"
Pros: "Service on board was terrible..."
Pros: "Quality experience all the way around"
Cons: "Had to cancel due tp safety situation in Turkey (bombings, Dept of State warning). I had flight insurance but Kayak did not refund a dime."
Pros: "Again, everything was great! The kosher food from La Casa was outstanding and your stewards are polite, helpful, hard-working and professional. You have a wonderful airline! R. Lerner"
Pros: "Appreciated the lights being dimmed, to make it more restful."
Cons: "Would have enjoyed ice with the juice, or colder beverages."
Pros: "Appreciate highten security checks giving "secured" feelings to passengers."
Cons: "Asian vegetarian meal was not as good for inbound flight as it was for outbound flight."
Cons: "Miss the flight due to too short of transfer time. As a professional you guys should know better to have such tight transfer time. I want credit for my major inconvenience"
Pros: "Nothing really. KLM or LOT are way better."
Cons: "Get your own food or you will stay hungry. 12 hours flight with 2 crappy meals served with no option of getting anything else except candy bars or pretzels."
Pros: "It is so nice to flight on board a plane were the staff knows what to do."
Cons: "First, Lufthansa lost our baggage from Hamburg to Los Angeles. Then, the delivery company (Direct Courier Services) Lufthansa uses was completely inept and unprofessional - every single one of their employees is a complete moron. We didn't end up getting our baggage for two and half days so we were wearing the same clothes that we left Germany with. Then, after being told by Lufthansa customer service to submit receipts for clothes we had to buy, never got reimbursed or even the courtesy of a reply. After flying Lufthansa for over a decade, will never use this airline again. Epic fail."
Pros: "Very professional crew.efficiently run. I spent extra for additional legroom in economy class and would have been comfortable but it I was seated next to a very large person which created a seating space reduced by a third. I was miserable the entire time by the man leaning into me. Not exactly the airlines fault."
Pros: "Outstanding cabin crew."
Cons: "Mediocre food with totally inadequate available snacks between meal services. Inadequate meal before landing."
Pros: "As usual, good customer service."
Cons: "I fail to see why Lufthansa is deliberately destroying their competitive advantage."
Pros: "On time-well organized!"
Pros: "The people behind me had made a tent to shade themselves. Main offenders of the heavenly light were those random people who would open their window. So I guess there is not much I want Lufthansa to do about that."
Cons: "Their needs to be a window somewhere for us center-of-the-plane people to take pictures"
Pros: "Crew service and positive attitude"
Pros: "One of middle aged blonde flight attendants - didnt get her name- was super nice and friendly and shoukd be rewarded for standing out in the crowd of flight attendants. Food above average."
Cons: "Delay at departure in Frankfurt - fuel tank problem- made people miss their connection flights. Medical problem on board caused delays and me having to change seats at the end to where the sick woman used to sit - smelled of vomit, gross. 3 crying bwbies for 12 hours. Seats too narrow, room in front too small with table pulled out. LH always good but not this time."
Pros: "Service was execellent"
Cons: "The entertainment system and charging didn't work but they did give me a voucher for 100 Euros to spend."
Pros: "THE VIDEO OF THE FLIGHT THE WHOLE TIME. THE SMOOTH SMOOTH FLIGHT. THE FOOD AND WINE. THE SERVICE."
Pros: "row 34 bulkhead was good leg room (I am 6'4")"
Cons: "Crew did a poor job getting food out on time. They rushed the final food service with less than 1hour left to LAX and had to eat very quickly before descent and had little/no time to fill out customs cards. In seat entertainment TV worked very poorly - very slow response to pressing buttons and very slow load of content."
Pros: "The downstairs lavatories are genius!"
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "Food overly salty. My "tv" worked poorly, skipped around and couldn't get to previous spot."
Pros: "Quality of service, personable flight attendants, comfortable seats, decent food quality."
Cons: "Entertainment system is average at best. More current and popular options for music and movies should be included. My system quit working during the flight and did not return to operation."
Cons: "1 hour between flights meant a very hectic transfer."
Pros: "Service was very good."
Cons: "Pasta was so so."
Cons: "We were given seats directly behind their Premium Economy or whatever they called it on the return flight. We had purchased an upgrade. I have evidence of cc charges. While our seats (located directly behind the Plus section) gave us extra leg room (I don't know why) we did not have the wider seats, food service style and menu as given to those directly in front of us. There was actuallly a barrier between them and us which hit me in the head every time I stood up! On a long flight from Munich to LAX we felt and were cheated."
Pros: "Really NOTHING!!!"
Cons: "I didn't enjoy I had to search if my flight was cancelled due to. Lufthansa pilots strike. I'm not enjoying to still wait to find out if I have a flight to get back to the States on Monday because my flight was cancelled. I'm really annoyed to get this survey since Lufthansa should know there was NO flight to LA today!!!"
Pros: "This is how to run an airline. Ausgezeichnet!"
Pros: "Same as above"
Cons: "Same as above"
Pros: "NOT MUCH. LEFT, GOT THERE ON TIME. SMOOTH FLIGHT."
Cons: "SEATED, TREATED LIKE CATTLE. VERY UNCOMFORTABLE DUE TO NARROW SEATS. GAVE US TWO MIDDLE SEATS IN FOUR-SEAT CENTER. WANTED $35/EA TO PRESELECT SEATS, ONE-WAY. NEVER AGAIN IF I CAN HELP IT....."
Pros: "Service,entertainment, and food. Easy check in"
Cons: "Cabin was too warm. No air vents in new aircraft so difficult to sleep."
Cons: "See above"
Pros: "Lufthansa makes you feel like you're flying first class...even when you're flying in an economy cabin seat!"
Pros: "short hop--good"
Cons: "More current movie selection would be nice."
Cons: "overall service"
Pros: "Everything worked like an expensive Swiss watch! Employees were polite, friendly, and very helpful! I will fly with Lufthansa again and again!!!"
Pros: "Being seated in econmony plus. Everything behind the scenes that i didn't see that made this flight safe. Very thankful. Didn't matter that not enough coffee was onboard for breakfast."
Cons: "The selection and range of music could be improved, or may be it is just my taste within the genres on offer."
Pros: "Wrote my thoughts in the wrong section. See Milan to Frankfurt"
Cons: "I started to get hungry between meals."
Pros: "The crew did their best to help several people whose seat requests were not honored including a woman traveling with a dog who was given an aisle instead of a window seat. Crew came around with water and juice frequently."
Cons: "Seat assignments were not honored. My husband and I were seated in two different rows even though we requested to sit together in an aisle and window seat and checked in the day before the flight This happened on all four legs of a trip to South Africa. Extremely narrow seats and little leg room. Felt like a cattle car. An aggressive woman with disruptive, screaming children was allowed to Torture passengers for a good five hours of the flight before the bursar finally moved her. This was after several hours of complaints from other passengers. She was eventually moved twice due to passenger complaints. The situation should have been handled after the first complaints which occurred two hours into the flight before the situation completely detiorated Food was terrible and meals ran out."
Cons: "Cramped seating in Economy"
Pros: "The food was nice."
Cons: "12 hour flights in general not the most comfortable."
Pros: "The flight left on time and arrived on time. It would've been helpful if more announcements were translated to English."
Cons: "Everything went smoothly."
Cons: "the person sitting next to me, barefooted the whole flight with nasty toes"
Cons: "The window seats are not comfortable like in other planes. The windows are too high, you don't see anything. The seat is too far from the window so you cannot lean towards it. For a 10 hour flight it was not comfortable."
Pros: "Excellent crew & service; enjoyed the special meal selections and the great movie options."
Pros: "everything else was fine"
Cons: "the bathroom smell. they should have at least a good smelling soap, like lemonsoap.... the pasta was too overcooked."
Pros: "Service with a smile. Great food. Great use of space for bathrooms away from passengers"
Pros: "Very smooth flight. Caring and responsive cabin crew. Good food and entertainment."
Pros: "The plane is nice and big, and clean. The flight attendanrs were very helpful, and friendly. My seat was very comfortable, with a lot of leg room."
Cons: "The flight took off over 30 minutes late (in both directions), and the food really was terrible. Most of it was over cooked, and unappetizing."
Pros: "IT WAS ALL PRETTY GOOD"
Cons: "THAT I WAS IN COACH BECAUSE I DIDN'T WANT TO PAY FOR AN UPGRADE"
Pros: "Air bus was amazing!"
Cons: "See above. Horrible."
Pros: "The crew were were cheerful, efficient, and helpful. Special meals were better than average."
Cons: "Passengers in row ahead reclined seats abruptly, hit our knees painfully, and left seats fully reclined through meal service. A caution from the crew to recline slowly and raise seats during meals would be welcome."
Cons: "Crews the best"
Cons: "Everything was well)"
Cons: "They denied me boarding because I did not have a printed ticket!!! THIS WAS NOT DISCLOSED WHEN I BOOKED IT NOR IN THE CHECK IN EMAIL."
Pros: "Speed of boarding and staff"
Cons: "Food was tasteless. Crew- had "you owe me faces" the whole flight. Outdated equipment, TV and so on."
Pros: "Food service"
Pros: "The service in the flight."
Cons: "I had problem with entertainment system because I could see any images on the screen and they couldn't fix it. For 12 hours flight it was not fun."
Cons: "Nothing bad. All is good."
Pros: "Meal and service"
Cons: "Trip still long more than 11 hours"
Pros: "Service is good."
Cons: "Food is ok, but inferior to Turkish or Uzbek airlines."
Cons: "Unable to selesct seating."
Pros: "Nice crew."
Cons: "There was only one food option. Sound on my tv station was broken."
Pros: "comfortable seat and leg space"
Cons: "I had 2 bug bites on my thighs... I hope the airline will clean and spray the upholstery."
Pros: "Professional service"
Pros: "All right"
Pros: "Flight attendants are good."
Cons: "I was asked by KLM to ask Aeroflot if my baggages were on the plane to LA at Moscow, because I had 10 hours. However, Aeroflot security didn't listen to me and kept saying I'm okay( I guess she wanted to say I was a right gate) and didn't let me talk to groundhostes, and kept screeming to others to show her their boading pass. I could get to talk groundhostes right when I get in the flight, not sure my baggage were with me. My suitcase was damagged at both flights on the way and back. And had to wait for two hours to receive the form, and to claim it, you have to submit so many documents and takes tim e. I am waiting for it."
Pros: "This was a cheap flight from LAX to ZRH with a layover in Moscow and that's about as good as it gets."
Cons: "The check in personnel was not that helpful and were very slow to check in everyone to their corresponding flights, and since kiosks were not available for aeroflot the experience was unavoidable. The plane economy class is really as uncomfortable as it gets for a transatlantic flight. There were no beer options for the flight (nor vodka which is weird), and flight attendants weren't that happy to talk to you in English. 5 hours wait at Moscow are the worst, if you're thinking on saving some dollars on a transatlantic flight this is not worth it."
Pros: "Great movie selection, great staff, great food"
Cons: "There was not a full bar selection for drinks - most international flights have a wide array of drink selections. Aeroflot only offered one red or one white wine and only came around once"
Pros: "The leg room! And the meals were delicious"
Cons: "Boarding was slow and unorganized. At times VERY warm"
Pros: "I like the service, flight attendants were very nice, food was great, the seats were comfortable and had plenty of leg room"
Pros: "Movies Not as tight as other airlines"
Cons: "Need more games like trivia Food was very bad crew did not come to pick up trash"
Pros: "friendliness, food, in-flight entertainment"
Pros: "Everything was great!"
Cons: "Everything perfect."
Cons: "Where was no fish selection in meals"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "The food"
Cons: "Three delayed flights and all we were given were food coupons. We missed a whole day due to flight delays. With our connecting flight from Moscow to Madrid, they were so late that they started moving with not everyone in heir seat. Seemed unsafe but I can tell they were in a rush since they were so far behind schedule."
Pros: "New Dreamliner planes are great for jet leg recovery."
Cons: "After unbelievably long check-in, they were not able accommodate our family . Me and my wife had to take one child each separated by 8 rows. The flight attendants unfriendly attitude was not even a surprise anymore after spending 4 days in Moscow."
Cons: "The food was terrible. Also I'm vegetarian and there was never an option to select a special meal. The food was very Russian which is very different than any other food from other countries. The flavor combinations were not appealing. For a 13 hour flight, I was hungry when I got home."
Pros: "respectful flight attendants"
Cons: "meal trays slide over the tray tables. Need to be custom designed to fit better."
Pros: "price. service."
Pros: "They had a handful of good movies available to make an eleven hour flight suck less. Boarding was exactly as lengthy and tedious as it is on any airline."
Cons: "The staff looked at us like they has bugs up their noses, but so did every Russian in Moscow. It's like being American is offensive to them. The ten hour layover was excruciating--we slept on the floors, while they advertised their completely booked in-airport hotels every thirty minutes on the intercom. The airplane was so hot I literally poured cups of water over myself every couple hours to keep my clothes damp and my body at a reasonable temperature. The food was pretty terrible."
Pros: "All the food and drinks available on the whole trip. The service was very professional."
Pros: "Same as before, very happy and pleased and enjoyment exceeded expectations. I highly recommended Aeroflot to all of my followers online!!!"
Pros: "Great service Nice staff Mostly comfortable Cheap!"
Cons: "The TVs didn't work properly and lag a lot. Food was average but offered several meals which was cool"
Cons: "Some of the crew were not working for you - they seem to act like you are inconvening their lives."
Cons: "More training in English would make communication better."
Pros: "Price, the only reason to use them"
Cons: "Flight delayed without notifying passengers, not even an attempt to help/apologize Tight / uncomfortable seats Reasonable service but totally lacking warmth or even perfunctory interest in passengers Typically rougher than usual landings This is budget airline price, but the actual budget airlines make an effort to offer value and compete with regular airlines. With Aeroflot, you get exactly what you paid for, or less."
Pros: "Crew Food"
Cons: "Service of land personnel in Barcelona The plane was leaving at 11:25 and the personnel didn't start doing the check in until 9:20. And then when calling to board the call once and then did the last call for boarding immediately after. Making all people to run to board the plane and laugh about the people worrying about not been able to make it!"
Pros: "Friendly staff. Organized. Spoke English. Helpful. Performed security checks when needed."
Cons: "The magazine holder on the back of the seat was old and fell backwards hitting my knee the entire flight. If they can improve those chair back pockets to stay up or snap up so then don't hang back and take up leg space that would be nice."
Pros: "The food was good. The crew was very good. I slept comfortably thanks to the sleep mask and blanket."
Cons: "My screen was out of commission for the first half of the flight."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable and had generous leg room."
Cons: "There was no overhead supplemental air. The plane was hot. The food was terrible. Salad- some wilted lettuce, a tomato, small slice meat and only mayonnaise for dressing. The small bread was inedible. The stench coming for the toilet was very bad and the flight crew frequently sprayed it with something(that did not work) I was 4 rows away and had trouble with the stench. I will not fly with Aeroflot again."
Pros: "The service was great and the flight attendants were very efficient and nice. Wish I could afford to upgrade to business as the seats in the economy section are really tight and I only weigh 125lbs. It was on schedule and generally a good experience. Thank You, Elizabeth"
Pros: "Crew was courteous. Flight was long but entertainment was good. An okay flight."
Cons: "Not much to be said about going beyond what is necessary. I myself am a simple traveler who does not need much in special accommodations. But, I often felt I received the bare minimum of customer service. Not good, but not bad either."
Pros: "The food was excellent. Nice to have eye cover, slippers, pillow and blanket on your seat as you boarded."
Cons: "No real organization boarding in Moscow. The crew spoke no English and the flight was out of LAX none of them looked happy to be working. Seats really tight considering the length of the flight."
Pros: "It's ok for the price not as bad as spirit"
Cons: "The food is not good You can't buy drinks or food if u get hungry The service is subpar"
Cons: "Great staff"
Pros: "Great crew. Great pilot!!!"
Cons: "Waiting to board"
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