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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 10h 02m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Air Transat (£204) and Multiple Airlines (£220), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Air Transat (£321) and WestJet (£366).
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "I don’t like the charge for checked bag. It encourages people to bring too many and too large bags onto the plane."
Cons: "baggage tag system at CDG Pairs was lame"
Cons: "Overall it was good"
Pros: "Every thing"
Pros: "Very informed process of why delays were happening."
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: "The crew was doing best for the circumstances of old aircraft and greedy airline."
Cons: "Westjet planes operating on the London-Vancouver route have no screens at the back of the seats. The entertainment system provided over wifi is impossible to connect (spent almost 2 hours trying until giving up) and internet is not free too. There is only paid food on this flight (~ $15 / meal)."
Pros: "Airplane was comfortable."
Cons: "4.5 hr delay in Hong Kong airport."
Pros: "ON TIME."
Cons: "Seats are so small"
Cons: "Choosing my seats without paying extra."
Pros: "Crew was awesome, very friendly"
Cons: "10 hour flight, and you pay for gross food."
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: "Sensible ticket price"
Pros: "The staff were super helpful and friendly, and the accommodations were clean and decently comfortable!"
Cons: "The food was very pricy and not that great. Also the boarding took a long time and seemed a little unorganized."
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: "I like the head rests that move and the GF options. The flight attendants were fabulous."
Cons: "No meal for a long trip. 9 hours is too long with out offering food no matter the ticket cost. Also, having entertainment at every seat would be more welcoming"
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 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."
Pros: "Inexpensive average airline"
Cons: "Pay for everything from food to bags, still better than Ryan air"
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 enjoyed the WestJet app for movies. Really great for me and my daughter. Also the McDonald’s coffee ✅"
Pros: "helped me find my bag when another airline lost it."
Pros: "The wifi inflight service"
Cons: "No food, only snacks."
Cons: "the 3 hr security line up"
Cons: "That the fare advertised didn’t include a seat or a suitcase. Very unfair comparison."
Cons: "Too short"
Pros: "I got off in Edmonton changed gates, and was back on the plane for the last leg of my journey home. Staff again were very helpful! Thanks again WestJet! Christine S North Vancouver"
Pros: "Stewardess let me change seats to a cooler part of the cabin at the back of the plane."
Cons: "The air temperature in the cabin was too hot."
Cons: "To be honest, our stuartess was very abrasive. To everyone."
Cons: "Havent left Prince George yet still sitting on ground"
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: "Stayed patient with the large, young group aboard. Didn't let that stress bleed over to other passengers"
Cons: "Got there 2 minutes after check in closed and wouldn't let us fly"
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."
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "Entertainment system was playing up"
Pros: "It was fast, friendly and over all made me impressed."
Pros: "The lead crew member was extremely positive and apologetic and at the same time he was very entertaining whenever usually-boring announcements were made to the passengers."
Cons: "It sucks that the crew had to deal with so many angry passengers after we were stuck on the tarmac for 2 hours and in the gate for 1 hour, with a total delay of 3 hours, causing many other passengers to miss their connections. That said, the crew did their best to remain positive and accommodating."
Pros: "The crew and their attitude"
Cons: "The planes are worn out with the result that they often have mechanical problems. When the new promised planes arrive this will be a great service. The saving grace of the current service really is the personnel, unlike US carriers if they can help they will."
Pros: "The attendants were very cordial and considerate."
Cons: "My son did not do well with the food on the trip. He became ill. The food did not smell particularly delicious."
Pros: "It was a good experience and I will fly them again!"
Pros: "Each seat has an electric plug with a USB port. The plug itself seems to work with an international electric adapter but the USB port came in handy."
Pros: "Too many delays."
Cons: "It was too warm. The air above was not cool"
Pros: "Everything was very good except that it would be nice to include a small free snack with the drink, ie. Pretzels."
Cons: "The worst part was that we waited an hour for our luggage afterwards. This caused us to almost miss our ferry connection (last one of the day). Also when we finally got our luggage it was soaking wet (I had a backpack and my clothes inside was wet!) so clearly the luggage had been standing out in the rain for quite some time."
Pros: "the seat was comfortable, the cabin temp was perfect, and the views were incredible"
Pros: "The second leg of my journey was good. The airplane was comfortable and everything about the crew was top notch."
Cons: "The craft on the first leg of my trip had the seats extremely close together. I would estimate that I only had 25 cm between my knees and the seat I had it for me. Also, we were seated on the airplane approximately one hour before ideparture. This was an additional hour I had to sit uncomfortably."
Cons: "There was no food included. I was onboard for over 9 hours total and no included food."
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"
Pros: "All the crews are not friendly, the seats are comforble."
Cons: "No foods for 7 hours flight. water, juice, coffer are free."
Pros: "Having to bring your own headphones"
Cons: "Seats that can recline more, it will make it easiee if you like to try to sleep."
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: "The flight was comfortable and the crew were helpful."
Cons: "It would have been better not to stand long waiting to board."
Pros: "The attendants are all nice and efficient!"
Pros: "The crew was pleasant throughout."
Cons: "Very squished quarters for a seven hour flight! Several couples were separated and had to reconfigure to sit together. No room under the seat in the middle row. What happened to free meals on international flights over 5hrs or so? Terrible airport management with a crush of international flights all leaving in a small space and no warning on the arriving flight to Reykjavik about how to prepare for the connecting flight. One of the main restaurants was closing at 17:00 and had run out of some dishes at 15:30."
Pros: "Available WiFi The outlet functioned."
Cons: "The food choices were awful. Nothing that wasn't spicy. Seats not very comfortable."
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: "The crew were fabulous,"
Cons: "Tranisting through the reykjavik airport was a horrible experience. There was no information, and the terminal (especially the gate areas) were seriously overcrowded."
Pros: "Spacious and great service. I will fly Icelandic again."
Pros: "Inexpensive tickets"
Cons: "No inflight meals"
Cons: "Icelandair need to re-assess their policy and start feeding their passengers. It’s was a horrible experience."
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: "Reykjavik Airport was the worst for lines, delays, and boarding, You are bused to and from the terminal/plane."
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."
Cons: "Does this airline ever leave on time. Glad we did not have a connecting flight this time."
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: "Business class catering on board is great for a inter Europe flight. very nice aeroplane"
Pros: "Air crews were nice and helpful. In flight entertainment was good"
Cons: "Check in at London Gatwick was HORRIBLE. Long line with too few employees who were incredibly slow and inefficient. However, boarding at Reykjavik was WORSE. The worst boarding experience I have ever had. NO communication, NO organization. Like a huge aimless cattle call. Started late, no announcements. Huge line where NOBODY knew what was going on. Another veteran traveler stated that in 40 years of constant business travel he had NEVER seen anything worse!! It was the pits!! Plus no food, except for overpriced crappy sandwiches you had to pay for on a transatlantic flight. British Airways had great free food on the flight over."
Pros: "Crew was helpful and competent. Smooth flight and easy security after night of terror attacks in London 03June2017."
Cons: "No entertainment for a 3 hour flight? Not even a free bag of nuts? Free beverage came 1.5 hours after takeoff (several paid cart runs came first). Should've been like other flights where you get a small water bottle upon boarding."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable with more leg room than on American airlines--important for me because I'm 6/2". Entertainment system worked very well. Plane had a new feel--clean and classy."
Cons: "I didn't like that food was only available if paid for. I was not aware of this before hand. If one is aware, one can bring one's own food."
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: "Good service. Enjoyed free drinks and media. Staff was courteous."
Cons: "Easy flight. Hard to hear boarding announcement and which seats would board first."
Cons: "Small new movie selection. I flew to London in late November and returned in early December. I thought some new movies would be listed in December but that was not the case. Although I have found most Icelanders speak very good English, oddly enough, the accent of the person making the English announcements on the flight made it difficult to understand the statements."
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: "The plane made it to the destination."
Cons: "No complimentary snacks. Food for purchase was not good."
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: "You have to pay for everything on board beyond soft drinks and water. The airport in Reykjavik has great bathrooms, but not much else in the transit area. There aren't even enough seats in the area."
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."
Pros: "The price"
Cons: "Flight delays, chaos in boarding in Iceland. People boarding from rear needing to get to front unable to pass since people boarding from front were trying to get to back. Not organized at all. No warning as to when delay would be over or expected boarding time. No place to sit near gate. Many people on floor. People running up and down isles throughout flight and bumping into other passengers sitting."
Pros: "I liked having the entertainment system."
Cons: "Charging of food."
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: "The legroom space on the plane was good, but it's super tight if there are 3 people in the row."
Cons: "They don't give you any snacks unless you pay for it and there is limited free drinks to choose from. They also didn't offer any in-flight entertainment for a 3 hour flight. They did pass out iPads for those that wanted them but not free internet those that elected to use their own devices. The airport in Reykjavik is set up weird - each gate merges together and they don't load by zone (probably due to lack of space in the terminal). People just push to the gate and it's a mess."
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: "Reasonably comfortable, quick flight."
Cons: "Missed connections due to late flights - twice."
Pros: "The crew was kind."
Cons: "The cabin was way too cold and no blankets were provided due to COVID. No blankets I get, but the cabin temperature made 3 1/2 hours seem like 5."
Cons: "Would have been better if the flight attendant didn’t drop another passengers drink on me. They gave me nothing for being sorry."
Pros: "I love the inflight entertainment"
Pros: "The crew and the service was excellent."
Cons: "Gin availability"
Cons: "Full flight, but exceeded expectations"
Cons: "All Excellent"
Pros: "Entertainment is great."
Cons: "Late and long flight, so bring your own food. Nothing to purchase"
Cons: "No window at the window seat"
Cons: "Didn’t make the flight because of previous flight was delayed"
Pros: "The plane was half empty."
Cons: "1. Flight has 2 gate changes. Last one to L concourse, an after thought . 2. Gate agent sat me next to someone and I’m front of screaming kids. There were multiple empty rows."
Pros: "I was with Japan airline and they were amazing crew and amazing service with very good food"
Cons: "The seats and entertainment could have been better"
Pros: "Very attentive crew"
Cons: "Boarding gates"
Cons: "Be on time. Also we sat in first class and it would be nice if the center counsel was smaller giving the passengers more seat room."
Cons: "Leg room"
Pros: "Crew was polite and tried their best to be helpful"
Cons: "I could not check in online before the flight and when I got to the airport, there was no way to check in with a Nexus card. Then they took a while to find my information. Then when I went to board the flight, I only had a Nexus card so they were reluctant for me to board."
Pros: "Crew was good"
Cons: "They moved us to 6 different gates and took us off a plane due to computer problems."
Cons: "Pilot or co pilot never spoke once. Was as if there was no pilot"
Pros: "Everything worked out great."
Pros: "Good service."
Cons: "No power outlets."
Pros: "Awfully rude flight attendants Took multiple buses I guess American doesn’t pay good money to the airports"
Pros: "Considering the price we paid for our tickets is the the only drawback I keep coming back to when I think about the VALUE of what I paid for.the entire flight. The overall experience was good throughout; from the airport on both ends of the journey to the actual inflight experience. I'm not sure how much of an influence the airline has on the airport part of it all, but the check-in process was good. The self check-in machines for AA were a little "buggy" and difficult to navigate but helpful staff was readily available as were the short lines. I am 6'2" and was impressed that I had adequate leg room in my seat."
Cons: "We paid a lot for our tickets even though they were purchased months in advance. Then when it came to seat selection, there was none. Our party of three, which was husband and wife plus friend, were all seated separately. We could have opted for "pay extra" seating, but even that did not get us together, so we opted out."
Cons: "Very small plane, economy seats only."
Pros: "eh, mediocre but usual service from a US airline. Just enough to get you from point A to B, but you’re exhausted once there."
Cons: "too little leg room, and quite uncomfortable seats, couldn’t relax and was cramping from being unable to move more than an inch."
Cons: "Flight was delayed for whatever reason. Did not give us a reason why. Also boarding was very haphazard. They just boarded all groups at once to try to make up some time. Almost did not make it to our connecting flight in time"
Pros: "Premium economy is the way to go for a long haul flight. We were comfortable and able to get some sleep."
Cons: "The crew on the way to Sydney was a little more present. There was always someone milling in the galley between the business class and premium economy cabin. The crew returning came through the cabin often and were attentive if you asked for them but you had to seek them out."
Cons: "American Airlines won't let you buy emergency row exit seats (or bulk head) because the 'code share' prevents them from advance seat sales. I was told I could do it at check in in Los Angeles. But those seats were sold out long before we even got to LA! I contacted American Airlines Customer Relations about 1 month prior to my flight. I completed their online form detailing the problem and asked if there is any way I could buy extra leg room seats. But they never even bothered to respond. I got the automated email acknowledging receipt of my complaint and assuring me I would be contacted soon. NOT!!"
Pros: "American Airlines was fantastic. The plane was new and nice. The crew was wonderful. No problems."
Cons: "Never will I book through a third party again. I was not able to choose my seats or upgrade my seats until I got to the airport. Also, I was not able to get a boarding pass for my 2nd flight until I got to the 2nd airport which caused a minor problem at immigration. DO NOT BOOK WITH WEBJET!!"
Cons: "Plane had not been cleaned"
Pros: "The fact that the plane landed."
Cons: "American Airlines is running neck and neck with United, competing for the world’s worst airline. They have crammed so many seats onto their planes that I’m surprised it isn’t a health hazard. I was in an aisle seat and every time I started to fall asleep, someone going down the aisle slammed into me, making any sort of rest impossible. And the flight attendants had the typical U.S. flight attendant perma-rage, of course. I feel sorry for them, underpaid and overworked, but always p***ed off. Anerican Airlines needs to look at Emirates and other non-U.S. carriers to learn how to treat their passengers."
Pros: "All great"
Cons: "Food and entertainment not applicable"
Pros: "The crew was very good"
Cons: "The food was not good on this flight."
Cons: "More than a 2 hour delay in Madrid for American Airlines to replace the seat harness on the Co-pilot's chair. This seems like an evolution that should never delay a flight if the proper preventive maintenance had been performed. Very little info was given and there did not seem to be any concern by the pilot or flight attendants once the flight was boarded due to the delay. I was very relieved, however, when we arrived at JFK and AA had a point of contact helping folks with close flights. We originally had 3.5 hours to make our connection to BWI, but due to the delay, had less than an hour to go thru Passport control, rescreening and entry to the terminal, but we made it. Thank you for the personal representative. I did not get her name, but she was very, very helpful."
Cons: "No entertainment options."
Cons: "Poor customer service"
Cons: "The seats are so uncomfortable"
Pros: "The AC was set at the right temperature, not too cold, not too hot, just perfect! We got to the destination sooner than expected!"
Cons: "Pay to seat next to my husband, our seats were separate before check-in. Not happy about this."
Pros: "loved having a movie to pass the time. Super friendly attendants."
Cons: "Flight was canceled, so our young family had to spend the night in the airport because they couldn't give us a decent option to get back home. Second time we have had problems with AA"
Pros: "Nothing whatsoever"
Cons: "I was confused by the Brot"
Cons: "The sound did not work in my assigned seat. I could not watch any movies or partipate in any games."
Pros: "The entertainment had major amount of movie and the veriety of beverages were wide also."
Cons: "The check in progress."
Cons: "Luggage did not arrive with us"
Cons: "Prices, of course. No one wants to pay the prices. My company is small and we check pricing all the time."
Pros: "It is good"
Pros: "Very kind crew and staff."
Cons: "Newport news has no comfortable seating in the airport...no where to nap until the flight."
Cons: "I still have not received my luggage"
Pros: "Nice crew, comfy seats, good communication from Captain, efficient boarding"
Cons: "It was all fine"
Pros: "The staff did their best with controlling passengers who were a bit difficult. Overall a good experience."
Cons: "Implement the row by row getting off the plane. The flight back to Vancouver people were standing in the middle isle grabbing their carry on and waiting to get off the plane."
Pros: "Crew amazing"
Cons: "Nothing. Always accommodating."
Pros: "Very well organized on check in..."
Cons: "They ran out of most food selections"
Cons: "Free snacks."
Pros: "Leg room was good"
Cons: "Food was lacking or you had to pay for it, not great on a long haul. Terrible films And tiny chairs"
Pros: "Crew were nice"
Cons: "No entertainment system!"
Cons: "Crew in London that checks our boarding pass and passports to let us on the plane was quite rude to my family. Crew inside the plane was great!"
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."
Cons: "Newer aircraft"
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: "Boarding took forever. Seats were tiny"
Pros: "Crew was good"
Cons: "Couldn’t fit my carry on in their plane so I was forced to check it, plane was very cold, very little to no leg room"
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "Better on board entertainment"
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: "the crew was great,"
Cons: "The aircraft was crappy and old. The leg room was smaller than normal, timing delayed by hours, no comp given, still all refreshments needed paying for"
Cons: "Delayed flight, my seat was bumped from an aisle to a window seat although I checked in online and secured the Seat 24hrs prior to departure. The excuse I was given by staff is that the person sitting next to me is a “big” person so it’s for my benefit. Well the row I had planned to sit in had two people with an empty seat in between. And they were not “big” as was said. my seat I was moved to had sick children behind my seat whom were coughing and kicking the back of my seat and the row was completely full. An aweful experience and to top it off, the planes entertainment program was broken so we were provided with no entertainment, video or audio."
Pros: "Great price! For the price, we didn't expect much, just travel and get there safe - NO FRILLS. We paid a little extra for legroom and are happy this was not an inflated price. Paying in advance for our bag and getting a small discount was also appreciated. "Get what you pay for" without feeling "nickled and dimed" is what we consider economical and fare treatment."
Cons: "Again "you get what you pay for" is considered. However if I was to be critical, the choice of movies was a little stressful and one sided. (Star Wars and The Avengers). I brought my own entertainment but I felt bad for the Older generation who may have preferred something a little more relaxing and less CGI explosions. Also the interior decor and hardware of the plane was seriously aged and worn, which could use for an upgrade soon."
Cons: "The seats for Club class are not comfortable."
Pros: "The flight was on time"
Cons: "The plane noise was loud"
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."
Cons: "My suitcase was damaged and it was not handled well at the airport and I have not heard back from the Airline"
Pros: "The staff, the entertainment."
Cons: "Flight was delayed, boarding disorganized, very little legroom, only one beverage service for a 5 hr flight, no snacks (pretzels, peanuts etc)."
Cons: "3 hours late due to technical issue on the plane. Stuck in the airport for 3 hours. Crew was very apologetic. Wish more could have been done for us waiting in the dark."
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: "Can’t think of anything except my window seat"
Cons: "Way too cramped a plane, horrible food, crew were not very pleasant. The entertainment system was broken and there was nothing offered to customers. At least give everyone a free drink or something. They told us they tried to fix it but that was obviously not true. And they tell us once were in the air, which is unfortunate because some of us could of downloaded things in advance had we known. Just handled exceptionally poorly. I will not be flying with Air Transat again after this experience. Once was enough."
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"
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: "meals, attendants were pleasant and informative."
Cons: "cramped seating"
Pros: "Seats are very narrow a normal person cant fit in an aisle seat without having a portion of their shoulder sticking into the aisle which means constant bumping. Food was ok at least their was some which was really welcomed. Busy busy flight. Loved that it was a direct flight"
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..."
Cons: "We flew Air Transat from Vancouver to London and back as a family of 3. The seats were some of the most cramped that we've been in. Small space for leg room (and I'm only 5'3"), and the placement of the rigid boxes for the life jackets towards the front part of the seat made it impossible to rest your foot on the bar underneath. The arm rests went up, but not all the way back, so that further restricted room and made it awkward for my son to lean against me to sleep. The entertainment selection was OK, however it was the same for both directions, so the way home offered us a much smaller selection."
Pros: "Air transat is a great airline. Everything from the food to the service was amazing. Would 100% recommend them for your next holiday."
Pros: "Friendly staff , comfortable flight"
Pros: "Crew were courteous and professional."
Cons: "The seating was extremely cramped, food wasn't fit for consumption, and entertainment..not worth mentioning. These things have nothing to do with the crew, but is directly related to the management and their willingness to annoy and test the tolerance of their customers. Just reflects the tastelessness and cheapness of the airline. Will select other airline next time."
Pros: "Getting off the plane"
Cons: "Lighting was terrible, movie selection was not up to date and the food was bad. It took over an hour to be served a microwaved vegetable sandwich"
Pros: "U. Guys do a GOOD JOB GREAT CUDTOMER SERVICE"
Pros: "Crew were very friendly and helpful. Enjoyed that the plan was not full and you had room to move."
Pros: "Cramped seating. Cost for every thing except coffee, water, and soft drinks."
Pros: "Staff were friendly"
Cons: "The plane sat at the gate for nearly an hour before we left."
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"
Pros: "The staff were really great, they were friendly, attentive and professional. We were flying with an infant in a car seat and they rearranged people's seats so that nobody sat ahead of her (because they wouldn't be able to recline their seats), of the 4 flights on the trip that we had, this was the only one where they did that. Snacks and drinks were solid, pizza could have been better. Sandwich options were good. Change table in some washrooms was great."
Cons: "Entertainment system was a bit light on options for a 9 hour flight but had quality stuff."
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: "Staff was nice and attentive. Service was also excellent."
Pros: "Quick chech in."
Cons: "Seats are very uncomfortable. Cushion material Vinyl is hard to sit on. Armrests are plastic and vinyl which were hard on the elbows. Air Canada and other Airlines serve much better food. Tea / Coffee were bad taste."
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