Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Cardiff to Dubai
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 10h 00m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest return tickets were found on KLM (£512) and Aeroflot (£985)
When flying out of Cardiff you will be using Cardiff Cardiff Wales, often referred to as Cardiff Airport. You will be landing at Dubai Intl, also known as Dubai Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "I was sorted on Row 3 and the drapes kept hitting the back of my head."
Cons: "Move the drapes a few more inches back."
Pros: "The crew."
Cons: "The time between flights."
Pros: "The crews were pretty great!"
Cons: "The regulating of the temperature."
Pros: "The crew were excellent and seats were comfy."
Cons: "Headphones for the entertainment centre.could have been better. Sound quality not great."
Pros: "Great airline"
Pros: "Just as I expected. And I made my last connection easily."
Cons: "1. In Flight Entertainment 2. Controlled In Flight Temperature"
Cons: "They left my bag off the plane. Ridiculous."
Pros: "Crew was nice and friendly"
Cons: "Airplane so uncomfortable. Food horrible. Not even available for one of us what we ask for on what was offered. Bad taste and not what can be on a that length of time flight."
Cons: "Long haul flight made pleasant by KLM"
Pros: "Everything was good except for the entertainment consul for one of our seats."
Cons: "One of our entertainment consuls had to be rebooted 4 times and still didn’t work. We gave up asking."
Pros: "Once aboard the plane, all went well and I experienced excellent service from the cabin attendants."
Cons: "The flight was delayed (again!) for some 40 minutes and I was worried that I would miss my connection flight in Atlanata. Fortunately the pilot made up for the delay (probably costing the airline thousands in fuel). It seems these days that every KLM flight I take is delayed. This stretch goes back to 2015! Yet KLM prides itself as being punctual. Not the KLM that I have been flying!"
Pros: "They considered my reguest of vegiterian food."
Cons: "I have no complaints."
Pros: "Entertainment options."
Cons: "Service was poor, seat did not recline, and the food was terrible."
Pros: "Everything OK"
Pros: "short, sweet and to the point. 1+ hour flight is usually an easy hop."
Pros: "Nice crew pilot food and beverage"
Cons: "No wifi"
Cons: "Having to change my seat to accommodate a rude belligerent passenger, who had taken my seat, refused to move until spoken to by steward. She then made my flight a nightmare, until I let her sit in my aisle seat. Even then she was not satisfied, she abused me the whole flight damaged the screen so I could not use it until the steward fixed it. Demanded that I except any and all alcohol to give to her to drink. When I am tea total she then continued to abuse me. I asked the steward to move me he just shrugged his shoulders and said there was nowhere else. This is definitely my the worst flight I have experienced."
Pros: "Very pleasant, professional crew"
Cons: "Very slow check in. Mainly because other passengers obviously don't read instructions re: weight/contents of cabin bags etc. Would be helpful if there was additional staff to deal with them away from check in desk. This would mean that others did not have to queue for 25 minutes because the check in girls also had to deal with them"
Pros: "Crew was very friendly. Nice that wine was served without charge."
Cons: "Announcements from the cockpit were hard to hear. Food has been better in past."
Cons: "The flight advertised meals..a small pastry was served an hour into the flight. I asked when the meal would be and was told a few hours...which turned out to be breakfast..i wated all night for food that only came an hour before landing. Now hungrey and tierd.I.will not be flying klm ever again !!"
Pros: "Shirt flight but well catered, boarding was efficient and quick."
Cons: "Not lots of legroom but adequate for an hour long hop. It was cold on board and also had to board via steps from outside"
Pros: "Flying with KLM is a pleasure"
Pros: "Restrooms clean, decent food and drink, nice cabin crew."
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "I bought the Airport tickets for my Russian friend. However customs would not allow her to board the plane unfortunately. That's not Kayaks fault. I would definitely book with Kayak again. Many thanks."
Pros: "The flight to Gdansk took off and arrived on-time and the staff were professional."
Cons: "The flight to Amsterdam from Gdansk was late and I had to RUN to the connecting gate. 50 minutes is NOT ENOUGH time to go through passport control."
Cons: "Flight was cancelled."
Pros: "The attendants took great care of us. Super smooth flight."
Pros: "He missed it due to having a 32 minute layover, which he ran all the way to board."
Cons: "he had no choice but to look at the closed door of his flight, and wait an additional 7 hours and they didn't even give him a voucher for food. I'm his mother, I'm currently visiting family in Scotland, so couldn't help him much. I'm pretty disgusting and disappointed by the whole experience."
Pros: "Nice flight, nice crew, and a nice experience."
Cons: "I can't take the flight because i'm not Chilean and I don't have a reembolse or other flight ,... nothing . Finally I take other flight with other company"
Pros: "Short flight with good communication."
Cons: "Nil to complain."
Cons: "Please Endeavour to put the expiration date on the food served in the flight."
Cons: "Amesterdam airport employee was really rude"
Pros: "Airlines issue"
Cons: "Profiling certain customers"
Pros: "Boarding was a breeze and the staff were lovely. Online check was very simple and easy to navigate."
Cons: "The amount of extras you have to click no to while checking in online."
Pros: "The supplied pack of toothpaste/toothbrush"
Pros: "Crew was courteous and polite! Entertainment system had some great movies at no additional cost."
Cons: "Poor communication between delta, KLM and Air France meant that I couldn’t check in online and get a digital boarding pass. Furthermore I couldn’t use the check-in kiosks because my name was listed as Reidmr instead of Reid, which meant that my boarding pass did not match my passport. Overall this caused unnecessary delays that were compounded by the fact that I couldn’t use my TSA precheck. My main problem on the plane was that I had to struggle to get water served to me. It’s always so dry on planes and I would have liked to be able to get more than one tiny glass of water at a time. Also, would have loved a window at my window seat. Plus no WIFI!?"
Pros: "Cabin crew very pleasant"
Cons: "Lost our bags, little sympathy from staff"
Pros: "Easy Boarding"
Pros: "Usual professional and friendly service from my airline of choice for most destinations."
Pros: "Wider seat than most business class"
Cons: "Row 6 in business is after the first 5 rows and Galley and restroom. Very awkward"
Pros: "The crew service is impeccable. Ground services very friendly and professional."
Cons: "The seats are very uncomfortable. The individual screens are simply outdated like you basically will damage your eyes looking at them. No chargers for phones."
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "No negative"
Pros: "Crew service"
Cons: "Flight delayed."
Pros: "Very efficient boarding, fast and professional but warm and friendly. The plane was very clean and quite spacious for a two by two configuration. On time departure and landing and smoothed processing at the other end."
Cons: "Nothing to improve"
Pros: "Professional, friendly service. Punctual, safe flight. Comfortable, spotless airplane."
Cons: "What is there not to like about KLM? I cannot find anything."
Pros: "Flight attendants tried their best given what they had to work with."
Cons: "They can not retire these old Boeing 747's soon enough. Due to mechanical problems, our flight arrived at LAXfour and a half hours late and further problems with the cargo door caused an additional one hour delay of our take off."
Pros: "KLM fed a sandwich even though the flight was only 2 hours. The crew was pleasant. Getting through the Amsterdam airport to catch a connecting flight with only an hour to do so was no big deal. Airport staff was pleasant and helpful."
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "Old seats Poor entertainment"
Pros: "traveled with pets, took great care and they arrived safely"
Cons: "Old A330, entertainment system is very tired of this world"
Pros: "The bording was quick and easy. There was enough legroom."
Cons: "There were 5 non stop screaming toddlers which made the oversea trip unbearable; and I don't think it's airline's fault. If there was a designated section for families with children, then hopefully the rest of passengers won't become hostages of the noise and craziness. As of food: there was menu with 2 choices; however there was one 1 choice available for lunch and dinner during this trip."
Cons: "They left late causing a missed connection abroad. They wouldn't hold the flight for an hour for the benefit of the 25 passengers."
Cons: "Using the same airline and terminal, they caused us to miss our connection by not having a jetway to a gate. In the time it took to deplane and bus to the terminal, they caused us to miss the connection. This in spite of the plane being still at the gate when we arrived."
Cons: "Luggage is coming soon))(tomorrow)"
Cons: "45 minutes delay.."
Pros: "Nothing, really"
Cons: "The seats were too tight and there was no climate control"
Pros: "Great service onboard"
Cons: "Not a good choice of entertainment. Movies are old so not many good choices. Food is airplane food so I give it a standard 5 on the meal"
Pros: "Everything nothing"
Pros: "Boarding was smooth"
Cons: "I missed an earlier connecting flight and was placed on a later flight at a window seat with the most uncomfortable seating. I sat there for the entire flight with pain from how hard the seat felt. Also, the drinks and refreshment was severely lacking. The wait time between drinks and meals was too long. I found it odd that they didn’t serve drinks with food either"
Cons: "Comfort food"
Pros: "The flight was on time, the crew was very welcoming and helpful."
Cons: "The gluten-free food was not good. Salads were several days old. Main dish was not appealing."
Cons: "Nuevamente malo el tiempo de check in. Nos dijeron que no podían chequearlos porque el vuelo era más tarde. Luego otra persona dijo que ya se podía y la siguiente que no. Una desorganización total"
Cons: "No entertainment. Long queues for boarding. no food option for vegetarians."
Pros: "Good flight. No trouble anywhere, very professional."
Cons: "Wine on the menu, but no wine on the flight coz Dubai is dry. SERIOUSLY???"
Pros: "Everything Lot of leg room-in economy"
Cons: "Nothing- Everything was OK !!!"
Cons: "Shremetyevo airport is a hell. For connecting flight from international to domestic you required to leave clean zone and go through security check again, then airport is very noisy and gates always changes! There are zero chance that the gate will be the same as printed in boarding pass. The flight itself was good"
Pros: "The flight was excellent, other than it was >1 hour late."
Cons: "The flight was delayed by over one hour."
Pros: "I liked food!"
Cons: "It was hot."
Pros: "I like the service who gave me the flight attendants"
Cons: "The food is not good."
Pros: "Excellent staff"
Cons: "I had received a boarding pass to the gate #15 and was waiting next to that gate for the boarding. Sheremetievo changed it to the gate #2 and call my last name with completely wrong pronunciation. When I realized that my plane is leaving I had to run more than 1 mile to the gate #2 for the 3 min. You have to be a world champion to do it in time so I was 2 min late. The company forced me to buy a new ticket for $100 from Moscow to St Petersburg and said that they never recognize that that is their fault. Several other people were late to that plane."
Pros: "Great and frequent meals, pleasant staff. The airplane is in a good condition. I really like how they give you a small paper menu before serving food which shows you what the food is going to be served and the choices you're gonna have."
Cons: "Awful tablets which are supposed to show movies and other stuff. The touch screen is awful, but there is a mechanical control without which it would be impossible to use. The feedback of this mechanical control is so slow that it makes you feel like being punished for something. I don't know why it's so hard to make a responsive tablet but it's a problem on many-many airplanes. These tablets are so bad that sometimes I think it would be better without one at all."
Pros: "servoce was awesome seaysbwere great proce.was.great"
Cons: "There was one economy counter to check in. It took very long"
Pros: "Entertainment and the flight crew."
Cons: "The fact my hockey sticks didnt even make it on the first plane to moscow and I need them for a game this afternoon. I also had to have a friend that works from Delta take the sticks from you guys because of the forwarding process."
Cons: "Unable to selesct seating."
Cons: "Lost luggage"
Pros: "Good entertainment system."
Cons: "Never saw any alcohol on flight except wine with dinner. Did I miss something? Also - boarding bus to take passengers to second leg of trip to Warsaw was an ordeal. We stood 20-30 minutes before the 10-15 bus trip on a bumpy road to the plane. Thought I was headed to the gulag!"
Pros: "And if someone tell you that's cold in the plan offer him blanket and don't turn off the ac. I was sweating through the whole flight!!"
Pros: "i like the the the counter service when i was getting breading pass"
Cons: "the crew were so rude and not kind. and not polite. I was sitting in wrong seat and one lady came and she forced and rudely thread me to get up from the seat and take the right seat. i was really upset with the crew"
Pros: "Staff, entertainment, food. All was great"
Pros: "Everything was ok"
Cons: "No real concerns"
Pros: "The flight was short (1 h) but they offered food and drinks. It's too short for any entertainment to make sense, so I just looked through the magazines and had a nice nap."
Pros: "Aeroflot is outstanding. Great experience and great service."
Pros: "There was a bottle that leaked in the overhead compartments. I was dripped on during take off. They cleaned up the mess, but I still had to smell like alcohol for the rest of the flight. It was unfortunate, but everyone was pleasant."
Pros: "We had an excellent flight, partly because we were sitting next to friendly people. The food was good, and the stewards were helpful. All in all a great flight."
Pros: "air france is always quite good to my experience -- the food, the crew etc..."
Pros: "Entertainment and food"
Cons: "I checked in early among the first ten and they still left my luggage behind. I still don't have my bag. It arrives from Russia at 145 am tonight and I fly out to Orlando at 250 am. why wasn't my bag on my page?. I hope I get it. Out of the four flights I took, all but one were extremely late with no explanation as to why. I missed one connection and had to stay in airport hotel in Moscow. They gave me food and took care of the hotel, but when I kept asking about my connecting flight out of Moscow, no one would give me a straight answer. There's a definite language barrier and culture barrier. Customer service is curt and brash at best. When I asked about getting my delta skymiles Again in Moscow, the guy at the counter was annoyed with me, but eventually looked it up."
Pros: "Fine crew. Good entertainment system. Food was ok no more than that."
Cons: "Unfortunately we did find how to order vegetarian food so we couldn't eat to much. Was ok no more than that. The sits not close to the the windows was strange."
Pros: "The color of the seats"
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "My personal screen with movies I could watch on it"
Cons: "The company lost my lagguge, maybe it remained in Moscow, I'm not even sure about it"
Cons: "DELAY FOR 1.5 HOUR IN jfk"
Pros: "On time, inexpensive fares, & friendly flight attendants!"
Cons: "They lost my luggage!"
Cons: "After boarding, we sat in the plane for an hour while the engines were off. Not necessarily the crew's fault."
Airlines flying from Cardiff to Dubai have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Cardiff to Dubai
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Cardiff to Dubai
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