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The average direct flight takes 8h 00m, covering a distance of 3558 miles.
There are 15 (direct) flights between London Gatwick Airport and Toronto per week, averaging 2 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Multiple Airlines (£171) and WestJet (£210), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on TAP AIR PORTUGAL (£262) and Air Transat (£299).
Emirates flies 7 times weekly (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday), WestJet flies 4 times weekly (Friday, Sunday), Virgin Atlantic flies 4 times weekly (Friday, Sunday).
For London Gatwick Airport to Toronto, Monday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Friday is the most expensive. Flying from Toronto back to London Gatwick Airport, the best deals are generally found on Thursday, with Monday being the most expensive.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "I was not expecting to get on a full 8 hour flight with no meal unless I pay for it. Although the mistake on purchasing a flight without meal may come from my end, this logic of having to pay for a meal is not ideal whatsoever, this should never happen, especially when going on a 8 hour flight, meals should always be included regardless! never heard of this ever in my life of using westjet for 7 years , very disappointed."
Cons: "No inflight meal, no inflight entertainment for 10 hrs onboard."
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "Lack of food for long haul flight. Had to pay to eat. 43 dollars and only able to pay with debit/credit card rather than cash"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Charging customers for meals on a transatlantic flight is a terrible way to nickel and dime your customers for the most basic provisions. Not all travellers carry accepted credit cards, including the woman sitting beside me. Because it is so common (formally standardized) for airlines to provide food on longer flights, many travellers assume their WestJet flight will the same and arrive unprepared. I normally love WestJet for their customer service, but these flight attendants talked down to customers with legitimate questions. I am choosing another airline for my next international flight, although reluctantly so - I hope to see some changes from WestJet for a more comfortable flight."
Pros: "I didn't!"
Cons: "Late, late, late! I was a prisoner in my seat."
Pros: "Sensible ticket price"
Cons: "Leaving Gatwick 30 minutes late had us miss our planned Halifax to Toronto. The next flight was 4.5 hours later. After a trans Atlantic, that is horrid."
Pros: "Most of the crew were nice. Captain very informative."
Cons: "It was freezing! The headphones they rented me didn’t work, or maybe it was the tablet—could barely hear the movie."
Pros: "Boarding etc was organized and efficient."
Cons: "Did not find the crew helpful or friendly."
Pros: "For a long flight, WestJet is the way to go! Many flights were involved in our vacation. WestJet stands out above and beyond all the rest. And what a relief, since we took WestJet for our in August flight to and from Europe. Simply no comparison in all the various aspects of a flying experience."
Cons: "The seats are comfortable, for a tall person, the legroom is Apple, climate controls are good, the service is fantastic, everything about it! These people know what they’re doing The seats are comfortable, for a tall person, the legroom is Apple, climate controls are good, the service is fantastic, everything about it! These people know what they’re doing!"
Pros: "Enough space for long legs."
Cons: "Need more variety in snacks on the longer trips."
Cons: "Haven’t yet reached our destination, it’s our honeymoon and would have hoped to have got ther by now instead of which we are having to layover in Vancouver until the next flight because of delays on first Leg of journey we missed connecting flight"
Pros: "The crew. Very friendly and helpful"
Cons: "The food. Pizza was bad."
Pros: "I would give the crew 10 stars if I could! This was by far one of the best flights I’ve ever been on. I’m not a fan of having to pay/rent an iPad for entertainment, and it was a bit cold for my taste(I also had to pay for a tiny blanket). However, other than those two very minor things, it was a wonderful flight. I have never flown with a better crew, you could really tell they all actually enjoy their jobs. I loved that the pilot had a great sense of humor, he told a few funny jokes after we landed(while we were taxiing) it definitely helped make the time pass faster & I honestly think it put everyone in a good mood :) I have never been more satisfied with a flight. I will most definitely recommend WestJet to everyone I know, and will be my first choice for flying myself."
Cons: "I didn’t like that I had to pay/rent an iPad for entertainment. I was disappointed that I had to pay for a blanket & that the blanket was so small. In flight WiFi was kind for expensive and didn’t work very well, it kept disconnecting and the only thing that really worked was iMessage. Having said that, overall it was a great flight! :)"
Pros: "The flight attendants were wonderful. The macaroni and cheese was tasty."
Cons: "The plane is so old that you can only use the entertainment system on your phone, which gets tiring to hold up in front of you. Even though I was on a 10 hour flight, meals were not provided."
Cons: "Unable to hear updates from the crew. Sounded garbled"
Pros: "Crew was very pleasant"
Cons: "As it was a budget flight, all food had to be purchased and the cost was high for the quality received"
Pros: "I liked the fact that boarding was a good experience"
Cons: "The fact that the plane was supposed to land at 3.35pm and we actually landed at 4:40 and for some reason we waited to get off the plane with no apology from anyone. The service was not satisfactory and they broke our stroller."
Pros: "Crew, as usual, were the best thing about this trip"
Cons: "Chairs are not that comfortable"
Pros: "Seats. Great crew members"
Cons: "Having to pay for everything"
Pros: "The basics were all up to standard, the flight was very full and because it's such a long flight it is expected to have a few discomforts from time to time..."
Cons: "TURN DOWN THE VOLUME on the announcements, it was so loud I could feel the book I was holding in my hands literally vibrating. I had to plug my ears to tolerate the blasts over the PA. I requested the volume be turned down repeatedly but it was never changed... from London to Calgary. More frequent offers for food/beverage would be appreciated, there were only two rounds made for the entire flight of almost 9hrs. It's just nice to have a bit more flexibility..."
Pros: "Very fast today"
Cons: "Man these flights are boring"
Pros: "Piot gave clear and timely announcements as flight was delayed do to weather,. In-flight crew were friendly and providing a relaxing environment. The include meal was very good."
Cons: "Plane is showing its age. Bathroom was in terrible condition."
Cons: "It did not happen. Being transfered to air canada in Toronto was a night mare"
Pros: "The stewardess serving drinks was very pleasant. Thank You"
Pros: "The economy class seats were surprisingly comfortable."
Cons: "It's a personal taste thing, but I don't like flights where it is necessary to separately purchase all the normal things that other airlines provide on international flights (blankets, wine, food, etc). I'm sure others appreciate that level of economy, however."
Pros: "Re-booked on Westjet after my WOW airlines was cancelled. Didn't know what to expect - pleasantly surprised, Great service from top to bottom leaving Gatwick Airport. Will make them my top preference in searching future flights out that way."
Cons: "Nothing - the entire experience (check-in, flight, deplaning) exceeded my expectations."
Pros: "Plane was clean"
Cons: "Waitjet did not perform preventative maintenance and had to change a tire at Gatwick delaying flight by 2 hours with terrible/late/inaccurate information about when flight would resume = FAIL Result was overnite in Toronto. Lets see how the 6:45 (3446) goes ?"
Pros: "Cancelled the flight and was utter chaos with no direction what so ever."
Cons: "Staff would not communicate with the passenger's."
Pros: "The price"
Cons: "Delays, poorly managed. Ridiculous solutions. A flight that last about 7:30 hours. Turned 36 hours. Bad experience."
Pros: "It was a smaller aircraft and the staff were friendly"
Cons: "was right at the back of the plane and could not hear the announcements clearly."
Pros: "I will never travel with west jet again"
Cons: "Everything Staff was so rude"
Pros: "Exact on time."
Cons: "Refreshment should have more choices"
Pros: "Glad I could rent a tablet"
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Cons: "That the fare advertised didn’t include a seat or a suitcase. Very unfair comparison."
Pros: "Main stewardess was very pleasant. Not full flight so I moved back and had a seat to myself."
Cons: "I don’t understand how Westjet can get away with 1. Not providing food on a flight of this length, 2. Charging for the entertainment system which has basically no content"
Pros: "Comfortable seat with lots of leg room"
Pros: "Decent selection of movies."
Cons: "No meal included in 7hrs oversea trip. They had 3 services - two snacks and one coffee only.othereise, food was for purchase only. No checked luggage included."
Pros: "Nice crew"
Pros: "I flew through the air in a metal container across the country in the time it would have taken me to drive 400 km, so that's pretty neat."
Cons: "Provide complimentary movies West Jet. Parading around tablets to rent for $6 is a bad look."
Pros: "No Comments."
Cons: "The Female Stewardesses either conveniently did not see me sitting in the middle row seats, or perhaps had other alternative means. I felt totally and absolutely ignored, particularly when Meals and Beverages were being served."
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "Terrible food options. Sandwiches and croissants vastly overpriced: $8 for a croissant ($1) with a slice of cheese (25cents) and ham (50 cents) is ridiculous. Flight delayed on the ground for 1 1/2 hours."
Pros: "More leg space than I was used to and pretty spacious bathrooms (I'm 6'5")"
Cons: "The purchased Wi-Fi went down immediately and didn't come back up until 8 hours into the 10 hour flight."
Cons: "I was able to download the WestJet Connect app on my phone which gives you access to tv shows and movies to watch on your own device during the flight. The app was free and easy to use and there was a decent selection. However, the wifi on board is not free so even though you could watch the tv show/movie - the sound did not work unless you paid for it. There are many other airlines that offers everything for free - it would have been a more pleasant if we were able to actually utilize the service."
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "Entertainment system was playing up"
Pros: "We got some extra help in the airport :). Thanx"
Cons: "The toilets were very dirty"
Cons: "It was too warm. The air above was not cool"
Pros: "Crew were pleasant but with such cramped seating, no food, and no sceen working this is definitely a budget flight."
Cons: "Schedule seems to mean there is always a shortage of time to make connections."
Pros: "Canadian Airlines and Airports could learn from the business model of IslandAir."
Pros: "WE ARE STILL NOT HOME. WAS ORIGINALLY SUPPOED TO GET HOME AT 6P LAST NIGHT BUT BECAUSE OF CANCELLATIONS WE ARE STILL STUCK IN CHICAGO’S AIRPORT AND IM NEVER BOOKING THROUGH KAYAK OR KIWI EVER AGAIN. GETTING MONEY BACK FOR THIS BEYOND SHITTY EXPERIENCE STILL WOULDNT BE ENOUGH TO MAKE THIS RIGHT."
Cons: "THEY CANCELLED THE FLIGHT CAUSING US TO STILL BE TRAVELING OVER 24 HRS LATER"
Cons: "Taking off & landing"
Pros: "Early arrival"
Cons: "Long walk in Toronto airport to leave"
Pros: "the time went really fast"
Cons: "somewhere on the itinerary clearly that food is not included in the ticket"
Pros: "We arrived only about an hour late?"
Cons: "We boarded late which seems to be the norm for Iceland air. Usually when an airline is a few minutes late departing they try and explain why and then make up the time, but we received no explanation for the late boarding, or the even later departure, or for why we lost even more time in the air."
Pros: "Great entertainment options on the plane, very clean plane"
Cons: "It was much too hot on the plane."
Pros: "The attendants are all nice and efficient!"
Pros: "Same as other comment"
Cons: "Same as other comment"
Pros: "Friendly crew, comfortable seats, good cabin climate, good selection of movies to watch. Although there was a delay in boarding, we did still leave on time."
Cons: "Slow, delayed boarding, with bus to the plane and stair walk up."
Pros: "I loved that when I checked in online I was given the opportunity to take a seat with extra leg room. Service was great."
Cons: "The connection in Reykjavik does make the flight from Gatwick to Washington rather long but it also gave me the opportunity to see some new views and stop off for a tour on a previous flight."
Pros: "Ok price"
Cons: "No checked bags included, but this was unclear at the time of purchase, even though it was an international flight."
Pros: "cleanliness and attitude of the crew were aweomse"
Cons: "video screen should include games to pass the time"
Pros: "Spacious and great service. I will fly Icelandic again."
Pros: "Inexpensive tickets"
Cons: "No inflight meals"
Cons: "I can deal with everything else but the staff members were absolutely rude and unhelpful"
Pros: "Pre checkin and seat selection"
Cons: "Icelandair need to re-assess their policy and start feeding their passengers. It’s was a horrible experience."
Cons: "In Iceland the gates to board are so close together it was jam packed with caos no one knew which line was for what gate... just hoped you were in right line for the gate you had to transfer from"
Pros: "The lights in the cabin were great set up to look like the Aurora"
Cons: "Offered 1 drink and no snack. Rarely do you see the crew on their flights"
Pros: "After a long journey overall, it was nice to have an easy plane ride to Iceland!"
Cons: "Having to pay for food when it's only sandwiches and snacks. Boarding crowded, should be by rows."
Cons: "They wouldn't help with rescheduling or refunding. They said they could charge me over twice what the ticket cost to change it. Not helpful or sympathetic at all. Sometimes it's nice to be human with human emotions."
Cons: "Reykjavik Airport was the worst for lines, delays, and boarding, You are bused to and from the terminal/plane."
Pros: "Legroom is quite good"
Cons: "Baggage drop-off badly indicated (or was not available?) in Reykjavik, so we had to wait a long line with people who did not do their check-in at the automated counters. Not efficient at all."
Pros: "Great service and crew. Food was excellent"
Cons: "London to Newark with connection in Iceland. Total 9 hours Need to update new movies. Icelandair has a large selection but of older movies that we all have seen already."
Pros: "On board entertainment was excellent"
Cons: "flight was delayed and crew and captain would state it would only be a few minutes while we sat on the tarmac for 2 hours. captain also did not tell us what was going on and no updates."
Pros: "Tickets were much less expensive routing from Newark through you'll "pay" on the end."
Cons: "Reyk is growing faster than it's ability to manage it's flow of passengers. Expect a lack of seating for gates; heavy passenger jams in the terminal, and lengthy waits whilst standing in hot, stuffy, packed busses before boarding. Don't assume the prices (Kr) at the Lagarde terminal shop are reasonable: water bottle=$4, beef stick=$8, 2×2" granola bar=$6, personal pizza=$17, small bag of fried fish crisps gullskifur=$13. Bring food and water from your previous stop and eat your food near the check-out whlist watching the facial expressions of the travelers who are paying their bills at the airport shop."
Pros: "New planes nice staff"
Cons: "Uncertainty of arrival connection, we have a flight in a month with a tight return schedule. It was disconcerting."
Pros: "Staff was very nice and I loved that I actually didn't' have to pay for luggage. I was also offered a free drink."
Pros: "Greenland. Always get a window seat. Fantastic."
Cons: "I had to run from my incoming flight to the gate because they were "boarding". But they held us in a waiting room and then loaded on a bus in the rain (just above zero temp). There we stood on the bus for 25 minutes with no explanation of the delay. Finally out to the plane where we had to line up in the rain and blistering winds to get on the plane. Ruined my leather jacket."
Pros: "Good service. Enjoyed free drinks and media. Staff was courteous."
Cons: "Easy flight. Hard to hear boarding announcement and which seats would board first."
Pros: "Fast service onboard. so many flight attendants!!"
Cons: "Some menu items weren't carried on this flight. Oh yeah - as I peep at reviews below - Reykjavik airport is super chaotic around departure gates. Probably wasn't built to accommodate the masses and endless international connections. The backlog of travelers is likely caused by another carrier who is known for delayed departures and arrivals."
Pros: "Timely service; being able to fly to Europe from North America with a break. Unbeatable price."
Cons: "Keflavik airport can't handle Icelandair and Wow traffic, and the boarding process was a "cattle rustle""
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "There is only food for purchase on this long flight, and they ran out of vegetarian option before they got to me."
Pros: "Saga club was clean and fairly good."
Cons: "Inflight food was not good. Business class leg room was kind of tight"
Pros: "Excellnt service, fast boarding, great communication"
Cons: "Took a while to take off,"
Pros: "Seat was comfortable, but two more inches of leg room would allow a six-footer like me some wiggle room. Can't imagine someone taller taking these seats."
Cons: "Food selection is very limited, quite expensive, and not that interesting. And no free nibbles."
Pros: "I was worried due to the negative reviews about the airline , but the flight was on time, the cabin comfortable, the crew friendly, and the ride was smooth."
Cons: "I didn't like that they didn't serve a meal or man the flight, but that's what you get when flying a low cost carrier. No frills."
Pros: "Seats are comfortable."
Pros: "Variety of entertainment - movies, tv"
Cons: "Comfort of seats were terrible and I am only 5 ft 2 inches. Can't believe you can't even serve full cans of soda and no snacks without charging."
Cons: "When we arrived at Keflavik airport the terminal was immensely crowded with several flights due to leave the US at once. It was overcrowded to the point of being uncomfortable and there was a 30min+ wait to buy food from the only shop. As a result we did not have time to grab a bite to eat between flights. My partner was subjected to additional TSA checks which I am aware is a random check and a nescessity but due to the amount of flights departing for the US this took an extra hour, and delayed our flight. I'm thankful that Iceland Air didn't leave without us but it was an immensely stressful experience that I don't wish to go through again."
Pros: "Generally well run and a pleasant experience."
Pros: "Entertainment very good - lots of good movies that I had not seen. I love that there was not an extra charge. The service on the flight was good."
Cons: "The boarding process in Reykjavik was just awful. First we had no warning that Gate D would require such an extensive wait, so we spent too long in terminal eating and then panicked that we might miss our flight. Next there was a problem boarding our plane. There weren't enough buses, so we spent over an hour standing in a cramped line that snaked down the hall in an extremely crowded airport with people trying to squeeze though us. It was really uncomfortable. The worst was the crew waited to process people and send them in to the waiting area until a bus arrived, so this added to the wait time. I think tourism is popular in Iceland now and you all need to figure out how to make your systems better. I loved Iceland but I wold seriously need to think hard before booking another flight with you."
Pros: "Made up some time since the flight was delayed."
Cons: "Much longer delay on the next flight to JFK after already having an original delay at Gatwick. Keflavik airport wasn't able to accommodate the number of travelers with delayed flights that day."
Pros: "The child-friendly service is nice as kids get a free meal. The food you can buy is pretty good."
Pros: "Crew was very nice, most of the planes were in great condition, great movie selection."
Cons: "Very confused why there was no food."
Pros: "I could not fly. No return ticket on march 23, 2020. Justfly.com did not help me"
Cons: "It is always better to buy tickets through the airline."
Cons: "It was delayed on our way to destination. Also wish it was a direct flight to ponta delgado instead of going through lisbon. It was too much back and forth."
Pros: "nothing - they misinformed me left and right so I couldnt make properly informed decisions and then denied me boarding and told me to pay for a new flight after having spent over 750 and 3 days 2 nights at the airport due to the mishaps."
Cons: "staff that gives the correct information so u can properly plan for the check in and boarding procedures and compassion to advocate to let me onto the flight they made me jump thru hoops just to get onto."
Pros: "Horrible service"
Cons: "Nasty people"
Pros: "The lady checking me in was nice"
Cons: "Items were stolen from my bag"
Cons: "The crew not sympathique"
Pros: "It was Okay"
Cons: "I m disappointed with the online deal I have booked my self with two checked bags & paid extra for that but I had to pay £ 80/-"
Pros: "Tap was great for the long flight"
Cons: "Hand luggage weighing queue delayed flight, Gatwick flights delays, missing luggage at Lisbon,"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "There was an undisclosed $120 baggage fee. The food was horrible and made me sick. We left nearly two hours late."
Pros: "A short but very pleasant flight and food was served, excellent in every category."
Cons: "Nothing, it was the best short flight I've ever had. The staff were very attentive and did a great job of keeping everyone happy."
Pros: "The crew was generously serving me and the price was more reasonable than any other."
Cons: "I had a huge passenger next to me who took most of my space the whole time during the flight and ended up hurting my neck and back. I understand it had nothing to do with the crew, but not comfortable at all. Besides, there was no entertainment and even outlet available."
Cons: "The entertainment is very poor. The programs are not on demand and the screeen is old, small and very poor quality. The A330-200 I flew from Boston to Lisbon was excellent and had the new lie flat seats and on-demand entertainment. Big difference between the two airplanes."
Pros: "all staf in airport pleasant and quickly to across other place to connect"
Cons: "a lot of people they pass by preference, and late for star Alliance"
Pros: "The tripulation are very nice people. The food is better last year. Is good."
Cons: "The space between seats are small."
Cons: "I was rerouted to Madrid and did not have the correct timely information to cancel and rebook or to get a credit toward a future flight. There was no clear item on line to be used for my problem."
Pros: "Everything was going well. Confotable seats lovely air hostesses. Food wasn’t so great but I was surprised we even got something!"
Cons: "Unfortunately I had problems at airport security which wasn’t very pleasant!"
Cons: "The long delay, more than 1.5 hours."
Cons: "Very hot, gross food"
Cons: "Horrible Terrible airline Tap"
Pros: "I liked that the airline provided blankets pillows and headsets at no extra cost for our 8 hour flight. The crew were very nice and accommodating. The food was good."
Cons: "I did not like having to pay 75 Euro for one checked bag. That should Have been more clearly set out when booking a flight. The entertainment could have been better. Poor reception for some shows."
Cons: "75 euros per bag on an international flight is robbery. I was also on my honeymoon, which I know shouldn't guarantee anything, but wow did it leave a bad impression, particularly when I hear stories of free upgrades all the time and I couldn't even get a free bag."
Cons: "Stuardes don't have a sense of what costumer service is.. 6 hour flights and their plain aren't equipt with monitors to watch and entertain yourself Thank God I understood portugués but their translation to English was poor Food was not amazing I've been traveling since I was 6yrs old and I never felt so strongly about an airline... Not even easy jet"
Cons: "I was not informed my flight was cancelled until the day of the flight. I was able to get in touch with someone to pay for another flight but the communication was lacking."
Pros: "Good service, nice meal."
Cons: "No USB ports or movie choices. Entertainment screen very small."
Pros: "I was very comfortable with empty seats in my row."
Cons: "No entertainment facilities."
Pros: "The staff were very friendly and helpful"
Cons: "Not much leg room"
Pros: "Staff were pleasant"
Cons: "The 2 hour turned 3 hour delay. Lack of organizational during check in. Had to show our documents 4 times within 10 meters."
Cons: "I had an awful experience. A flight attendant named Comissário Bruno denied me a second dessert when I asked for one. I was flying business class on flight TP059 on March 4 2018 and have Gold status on Star Alliance. Many passengers had declined dessert and I felt extremely embarrassed by having been denied food on a plane for the first time in my life. The attitude and lack of tact of Comissario Bruno on TP059 spoiled the whole flight experience for me."
Pros: "Professional and courteous crew from check in the disembarking. Excellent on board food."
Cons: "Entertainment system was wonky throughout most of the seven hour flight."
Cons: "No air conditioning. Lots of apps didn’t work on the entertainment device."
Pros: "Flight not full, I could lay down!!"
Pros: "Food was abundant and pretty good. I paid $91.95 US (think it was 75 euro) for the exit row and felt this was money well spent."
Cons: "They charged me $90 for my luggage. Several weeks or perhaps even months after I booked, I received an e-mail saying I had booked Super Cheap Economy or some such. It had a link to pay for 'additional services' but not luggage. At the time of booking, I checked and the price given was $35. So, I have protested the additional $55 with my CC company and will see what happens. BTW the luggage was not overweight. They turned off all the lights, including my personal reading lamp, so I could not read and had to just sit there doing nothing. That really blew big chunks. I only got two small glasses of wine."
Cons: "This event refers to my TAP flight from Lisbon to Heathrow on 21-Jan-2018. We arrived to the airport nearly 2 hours before departure time, waited 35min in the security checks and my girlfriend was held 20min in the passport control. While she was queuing for the 2no police officers to check her passport, an airport assistant came to the queue and asked who was due to board in TP364 to Heathrow. She was made aware that my girlfriend was there due to board that flight. In the meantime I made my way to the gate to make the gate assistants aware that she was held in the passport checks and was already on her way to the gate. Having said that, the zealous assistants in the gate have closed the gate in front of me, 18min before scheduled departure time and - "very kindly" - told me that I wouldn't be boarding that flight anymore even though my girlfriend have arrived in the meantime. One can imagine the frustration I felt finding out that the flight departure was delayed and that the flight actually departed 40min late. At that time I was already suffering the extortion of the customer service from TAP, claiming from me circa 400Eur from each of us for a one way ticket in the next flight to London. Therefore... until I remember this... I AM NOT FLYING TAP ANYMORE... I am very proud of being Portuguese but in similar situations that occurred with me flying British Airways, Lufthansa or Air Italia, I have always been treated with much more respect and customer care!"
Pros: "I love flying TAP because I love having extended layovers in Lisbon. Lisbon itself, including the airport, is easy to navigate. The food is great and the culture and architecture is gorgeous. For shorter trips TAP doesn't have as many amenities as other airlines, but on this trip the typical video screens with movies, music, etc. was available."
Cons: "In this particular flight there was a male airline attendant who was fabulous and who could speak many languages, including German. I noticed the other airline attendants seemed to be giving him a really hard time and weren't friendly at all. In fact, I rang a bell to ask for attendant help at one point and no one came to help. I was just a seat back from the area where the helpful airline attendant was available. I think that overall TAP flight staff could be a bit more open to being friendly. However, on the ground in Lisbon I've found the staff to be amazingly helpful."
Pros: "Though it was a short flight, they did offer food and left mine on my table since I was sleeping. I woke up super thirsty and hungry so that was a nice surprise."
Cons: "TAP is perpetually delayed. It’s annoying."
Pros: "The head stewardess was so helpful and nice! I was traveling alone with a 3-month-old baby and was very stressed out. The head stewardess helped me so much, gave me a more comfortable seat, a private place to breastfeed and a bassinet for the baby! She was amazing and I owe her so much for making my experience better. I also received a baby gift package that had a much needed pacifier clip! The flight was also the smoothest flight I've ever had across the Atlantic!"
Cons: "No movie was shown on the shared TV in the first row. Had to only listen to music. Long stressful wait to board."
Pros: "Very friendly personnel at gate."
Cons: "Arrogant crew. Hid in galley behind curtain for most of the flight. For several hours not even the offer of a cup of water! No possibility to charge electronics in economy class. Charge of $ 75.00 for first bag on an international flight?!? We're not talking about a budget airline, but THE airline of Portugal!"
Cons: "Flight was delighted and service staff was slow"
Pros: "We were traveling with a 7 month old so boarding was made easy by the crew. Most of the crew were quite pleasant during the flight."
Cons: "The entertainment system hand piece failed so you were unable to select channels, turn the over head light off or ever call for assistance. We had to get another passenger to do that for us. Ultimately the light bulb had to be removed from the fixture. During the flight, we asked for more refreshments and were told we could only have water by a flight attendant. Upon arrival at our destination with a child in hand, our stroller was not unloaded at the gate so we had to carry our child and all that travels with him to the baggage area. For anyone travelling internationally, you will know this is generally quite a distant from the gate in major airports. The strollers and car seats arrived in baggage 30 minutes after the main luggage. When staff were approached they were short and appeared very disinterested in helping. TAP failed on this flight home."
Pros: "the crew"
Cons: "the flight hours."
Pros: "Hot food and real utensils Good entertaining selection Very nice staff"
Cons: "Everything went well."
Pros: "Check-in and baggage drop was fast. Food was good. Cabin crew did their job. Economy plus seats are comfortable and leg room was ok (I'm 1,84m tall). So, smooth and easy flight."
Cons: "We arrived with 20 Minutes delay...and it was just the first shuttle of the day... could have been better"
Cons: "Bad system to board"
Pros: "Plane and comfort"
Cons: "Food and entertainment needs to be better. The transfer over to cologne from Portugal was a bit hectic due to customs and we just made it in time for our flight. Need a better system to verify the passports."
Pros: "I did like the crew and food were great!"
Cons: "I am very unhappy as I paid extra for my seat selection and did not get a window seat. I will be following up about my complaint"
Pros: "I was able to easily store my carryon which is the maximum size you can bring in the overhead compartment and store my large zippered bag underneath the seat with still plenty of space for my legs."
Cons: "I would like to see all TAP planes come with a standard entertainment option on the headrest in front of you with the advanced menu option of movies, games, radio, etc. and ensure all headphone jacks are operational."
Pros: "Air hostess’ were really nice"
Cons: "No snacks offered"
Pros: "Crew amazing"
Cons: "Nothing. Always accommodating."
Pros: "The flight was without a hitch. One of the washroom in the plane was out of service but it was a non-issue. My vegetarian meal was the same from my departure flight but still ok. The mac and cheese for kids meal was also not bad. Entertainment was also good. There were a lot of choices for all ages."
Cons: "We waited for a few minutes at the corridor for the shuttle to take us to the plane. Maybe there was only 1 shuttle instead of 2 to take the passengers."
Cons: "We were fee'd to death. For example, this is the first time flying Air Transat where we had to pay extra for luggage and the cost was incredibly high! I feel ripped off."
Cons: "To have known that you had to do security twice without leaving the boarding area."
Pros: "Crew was good"
Cons: "Boarding was awful. One queue in a very small area for all passengers. Agent tried to charge us 150 GBP for 3 carry on bags which we had previously carried on for 2 other flights. Felt like extension until I pushed back."
Pros: "Exit row window seat with empty row beside me. Next to washroom. Got 2hours sleep. All I can ask for."
Cons: "Business class upgrade for free."
Cons: "We boarded late and arrived late."
Pros: "Boarding arrangements."
Cons: "The only thing Air Transat could do better is punctuality. They do everything else very well and then spoil it with late arrivals and departures."
Cons: "Better notification that I was going to be charged £50 for each piece of luggage"
Pros: "Good Service"
Cons: "Seats can be a little more spacious"
Cons: "Flught was 90 mins late leaving becuse of equipment failure. Missed my meeting."
Pros: "Flight was quiet and uneventful. Kudos to the pilots."
Cons: "Our flight from YEG to YYZ was delayed by over an hour. Normally this wouldn't bother us, as we did not have a chance to get flight, however, we felt we were deceived and lied to by Air Transat at the gate. Specifically, the staff at the gate indicated that our flight would be delayed "intentionally" according to airline policy, to take advantage of favourable tailwinds to get the flight to YYZ on time. This explanation maked no sense, and was unfounded from a cursory Google search. When we finally boarded an hour later, the captain on the flight indicated that the plane was actually LATE arriving to YEG from a previous flight. I'm not expecting any specific reimbursement for the inconveniences to us or our family picking us up, but we and other customers should NEVER be decieved. If the flight is late, tell us, and indicate whether connecting flights (for those that have them) will be withheld or not or to make appropriate arrangements if otherwise not possible."
Pros: "It left fairly promptly. Service was efficient. The seat was comfortable."
Pros: "The staff were very helpful and the flights were comfortable."
Cons: "The food was catastrophic, just mush."
Cons: "I did not like that economy pax are limited to 1 checked in luggag. I think 2 in more ideal especially for an international flight."
Pros: "Reliability and flights departed and arrived as scheduled"
Pros: "Great video system."
Cons: "Seats and legroom are insufficient."
Pros: "The staff, the entertainment."
Cons: "The washrooms were a disaster"
Pros: "On time,I could charge my mobile"
Cons: "The curser of the smart screen was hard to use"
Pros: "Flying with Air Transat is pretty painless and stress-free. Check-in is quick and the service onboard is quite good."
Cons: "I wish ther were more meal options."
Pros: "The flight was only half full so we got to spread out and have room to stretch out. The crew were very good and the pilot’s comments were appreciated. The crew offered water frequently throughout the flight."
Cons: "My hot meal was lukewarm and the salad was not very good. The snack at the end of the flight was not good. Would have been better to have a muffin and some fruit or yogurt."
Pros: "Excellent baggage drop off and boarding in London. A surprise, quite pleasant meal. Good film choices. What's not to like?"
Cons: "One bathroom down meant the others were overworked."
Pros: "The crew was nice and friendly."
Cons: "County check-in online and delayed 1.5 hours"
Pros: "Very friendly flight crew. The aircraft was very clean and new. It made the flight pleasant."
Cons: "I think a better variety of movies would have made the flight better. I paid $9 for ear buds that were perhaps not worth the money. Most airlines provide free of charge. However the flight cost was less expensive than the competition, so I have no complaints. I will fly again with Air transat"
Cons: "Antiquated electronics use procedures"
Pros: "i think the price was reasonable and it was a reliable and on time .We didn't had to pay extra for our meals and suite case."
Cons: "the seat was too close not enough leg room ."
Pros: "Much more comfortable than our outbound flight, better seats and more space. Movies were available this time versus the outbound flight that did not have an entertainment system. Main meal was nice. We flew "Option Plus". Flight landed on time."
Cons: "Main meal was quite nice but pre-landing snack was awful; pastry with a thin coating of tomato paste and veg."
Pros: "meals, attendants were pleasant and informative."
Cons: "cramped seating"
Pros: "Stewardesses were great..... Very Helpful"
Cons: "Plane was dated ..... Bathrooms not clean."
Pros: "Helpful and friendly attendants."
Cons: "Cabin was too cold."
Cons: "Sitting in Toronto for three hours past scheduled boarding, minimal information. Missed my train out of Gatwick and only two pieces of luddage out of three."
Pros: "We paid extra for the options plus on this flight, which meant that we were able to choose our seats, we were given snacks, bottles of wine with our meal, blankets, pillows, face masks and headphones. Everyone else had to pay for these items on flight (if they wanted them). As a result we felt like royalty."
Cons: "Unfortunately you can never escape the family with the screaming baby..."
Pros: "I upgraded. What a difference!! First time travelling by Air Transat but hopefully not my last!! Great experience from start to finish."
Cons: "No complaints. Everything was great! Wish we could give more than 5 stars to some of the categories. The crew were amazing!!"
Pros: "20min early and excellent crew"
Cons: "Wifi entertainment went offline 30mins and and never restored. So no movies"
Pros: "Absolutely terrible experience"
Cons: "Boarding was a little challenging but that was more a function of updating and construction at Faro airport."
Pros: "U. Guys do a GOOD JOB GREAT CUDTOMER SERVICE"
Pros: "The flight was not full so I had lots of extra space. Really great value for the plane ticket price."
Cons: "The emergency exit seats were very slimmer than other airplanes. There was a lot of leg room, but at the waist it felt like someone was holding me. (36 inch waist, male). Overall not bad."
Pros: "Crew were very friendly and helpful. Enjoyed that the plan was not full and you had room to move."
Pros: "They asked me to check in my cabin lugguage for free. :) everything was great - great price, great connectivity."
Cons: "Possibly the tightest pitch of any airline seats that I've ever flown on. I'm short but I felt cramped, so I'm sure the 182 meter man next to me was really suffering."
Pros: "The crew was professional and helpful."
Cons: "Flight was delayed about 2.5 hours. They ran out of vegetarian meals before getting around to all passengers with the meal cart, only to have tons of extra meat-based meals they were trying to give away afterward. Very little space for an international flight as well."
Pros: "Nice smooth"
Pros: "Good leg room, comfortable seats, altogether a pleasing experience"
Cons: "The food was poor, so we didn't bother, but given the price of the tickets we couldn't complain"
Cons: "Bathrooms had no water, for toilet flushing or washing your hands. They knew before they took off. Wouldn't give us bottles of water to wash our hands with, could only use their squirt bottled of hand sanitizer. When I asked why they couldn't just give us water bottled, they told me they could only bring enough water to drink. The flight was half empty."
Pros: "Variety of things to keep you entertained."
Cons: "I found the crew un helpful with basic needs and with problematic situation onboard. And frankly rude."
Pros: "Plane was clean and entertainment system was decent"
Cons: "No frills, everything is extra charge, feel like you are being nickel and dimes over "free" snacks with coffee even ... tendency to up-sell you on things"
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