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Top 5 airlines serving Nanjing Lukou Intl to United Kingdom

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.6
Singapore Airlines
Overall score based on 3,886 reviews
8.8
Boarding
8.5
Comfort
8.9
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.3
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "They passed by me when they served the meals because they thought I had it already which it was someone behind me who got his meal since he had a special meal request. So I ended up to talk to them that I haven’t had my meal yet. It was embarrassing moment for me. They seemed thinking that I lied to them."
Cons: "They are well trained crews so I have no better ideas about improvements"

Pros: "When the seat folded down (business class) into a bed, it gave almost a twin size bed that was flat."
Cons: "Being in business class, I had expected the food to be better. Also, the red wines offered were only a sub selection of the ones in the menu."

Cons: "On time would be better."

Cons: "This time Singapore Airlines Staff seem to be not so helpful. Previously they were happy to help with smiling face and approachable immediately. This time in spite of asking for help in the cabin no one turned up even after multiple requests. I could only get help when someone one walks next to me."

Cons: "Entertainment including games such as backgammon, black Jack, and poker are not available although they are on every other airline I used with high quality game programs that are clos to live games"

Pros: "Superb service."
Cons: "Meals were average for airlines"

Cons: "Satisfied service friendly staff overall satisfied."

Pros: "Foods. Drinks. Entertainment."
Cons: "Nothing. Everything’s so perfect!"

Pros: "Well organized boarding, friendliness of staff, food service"
Cons: "Flight was delayed by about an hour."

Pros: "Got bumped to Business Class"

Cons: "We ask for wheelchair help from Perth to brooome but it was not provided ."

Cons: "Luggages weren’t transferred to Bali together with my flight. Gate check in stroller was sent to baggage claim without notification. I was waiting the whole time after exiting plane."

Cons: "Screaming children. Totally clueless, rude flight crew. Next time kids are screaming for three hours straight on a red eye, maybe offer the parents some assistance. Makes the “perks” like hot towels seem ridiculous when staff are completely indifferent."

Pros: "Prompt boarding, friendly service, decent food, plentiful entertainment. Singapore Airlines was a great choice for my flight from Texas to England."

Pros: "They were polite."
Cons: "Not as attentive as ANA or China Airlines. I had to give 4-5 request to get what I want."

Pros: "The service was excellent start to finish. I found the movie selection to be excellent on the plane and the food was tasty and above average for airline food, and the seats were comfortable."

Pros: "Very comfortable"
Cons: "I don’t see anything I didn’t like"

Pros: "The flight attendants were nice, attentive and joyful!"
Cons: "Sitting in a middle seat. Was told at the jetway counter no aisle or window seats were available. I saw no fewer than 5 empty aisle seats in my area."

Pros: "Seats in economy were larger than United. Food was good for airplane food, even found a last minute vegetarian meal not ordered ahead. Appreciated a gratis glass of wine. Found a clean pillow and blanket in every seat upon boarding."
Cons: "My screen had to be reset twice as it froze up. The attendants kept taking my water cups despite them not being empty. Boarding was less than organized, could have been more efficient. We made up time, arriving a few minutes early even after departing late."

Cons: "In spite of ordering vegetarian food, was offered a non-vegetarian option and was told that is Asian vegetarian. Food quality was bad too."

Pros: "The crew on this flight we amazing had a great flight Thank You"

Cons: "Food not hood"

Pros: "Fantastic flight attendants never needed anything just a 1st class job definitely a 5 star airline thanks for everything"
Cons: "All good"

Pros: "Loved the hot towel service"
Cons: "Entertainment could be better, however there were a few new and Oscar nominated movies available. Personal air conditioning would be great, I was too hot the entire flight"

Pros: "Crew members were very friendly n helpful."

Pros: "I'm starting to sound like a fan boy but Singapore airlines masks this look easy. Comfortable seat great entertainment, edible food and wonderful in for service team. What's not to like"
Cons: "Had to drive to Huston. Can we get rid of BA and American and just have Singapore handle the flights at DFW?"

Pros: "Modern aircraft , nice crew"

Pros: "I’ve flown with a lot of airlines in every class. This was an economy class flight and still the food was better than I’ve received in business class on American. The seat was comfortable, the entertainment options varied and extensive and the cabin team were amazing. They clean the bathrooms between uses. Seriously how do other airlines still exist?"
Cons: "No free upgrade? ;-). But that’s unreasonable. I love this airline having not flown with them for 4 years I don’t understand why!"

Pros: "New plane. Good entertainment. Seat reclined a lot but would not stay reclined."
Cons: "The food was horrendous. Worst airline food I've ever had. Check in and boarding area not great. Very overrated airline."

Cons: "My first flight (DXB - SIN) was delayed and so my bag didn't make it onto the second flight (SIN - CNS)"

Pros: "New plane- Airbus A350 with latest in seats, entertainment system, and cabin fittings. Decent wine. Highly courteous, attractive and attentive crew."

Pros: "Is Singapore Airlines food quality slipping? First time I’ve been really unenthusiastic about it..."

Pros: "Friendly, attentive crew. Clean plane."
Cons: "Cramp set space. Lack of movie choices, not all had closed caption."

Pros: "Everything was smooth. Although we took of a little late but we landed as per schedule. Service was personalised! Great trip."
Cons: "Nothing....."

Pros: "the crews were very polite and very helpful"

Pros: "Staff was the best, always smiling and going beyond expectations to assure you enjoy your flight and I certainly did. Take off was a breeze. Landing a little bumpy but nothing to cry about. I will fly Singapore whenever possible from now on."
Cons: "There was nothing that I didn't like."

Pros: "The crew is friendly and helpful"
Cons: "Equipment rather poor, screen isn't very clear, hard to read subtitles."

Pros: "the flight time was quick , by the time you took off you practically were preparing for landing"
Cons: "nothing disappointing"

Pros: "We did not die in a hellacious ball of flame Aviation incident!"
Cons: "Bulkhead seating (required for bassinet) Row 41, my seat was practically in the aisle. No where to put my feet without getting trodden on by everyone! Broken entertainment screen, would not stay upright, due to several hundred thousand past passengers bashing into it after having first trodden on the unfortunate passengers feet! Crew unresponsive with drink and food requests, I had to ask for services multiple times on several occasions. Pressing my 'attendant button' my light was lit for 10 minutes before a crew member noticed. My first trip on Singapore, my expectations were not met. Shame"

Pros: "Crew went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed. Seats seemed roomier in economy than other airlines. Lots on movie choices."
Cons: "I didn't care much for the meals, but my husband loved them."

Pros: "Made Econ class feel like biz :)"

Pros: "The crew Were so attentive. And Also not untrusive. If i was asleep they left me and offered me food and drink when i woke. Excellent airline."

Pros: "Flight Delhi to Singapore was uncomfortable. Flight to SFWas very comfortable. Roomy seats. Good service."
Cons: "Segment Delhi to Singapore."

Pros: "Food & condition"
Cons: "Crew were unfriendly and rude"

Pros: "The plane cabin, the ease of seat selection, friendly helpful cabin crew, quality and choice of food, facilities in the toilets (mouth wash, hand cream, etc), choice of entertainment, early arrival, the price."
Cons: "That I could not afford to travel first class! which must have been marvellous when economy so good."

Pros: "The crew, the food and the comfort was fantastic. I was in economy and even with a full flight I was still comfortable."
Cons: "It would have been nice if wifi was free considering it was such a long flight"

Pros: "The flight was half full. The staff reassigned me a seat to an empty row so I could stretch out and rest."
Cons: "I ordered the seafood meals and they were terrible on the outbound as well as the inbound flights."

Pros: "The flight experience was pretty great overall.."
Cons: "I didn't like that interacting with their websitewas not very iser friendly or reliable. While most domestic airlines allow you to easuly interact with your itinerary I pretty much had to just show up and hope everything worked out. Also no alerts or other functions."

Pros: "Service was outstanding. The staff was attentive and helpful from start to finish."
Cons: "Not all the food was to my personal taste. I understand however that being on a flight to and from Asia would lean toward choices more characteristic to the region."

Cons: "Better boarding and entertainment"

Pros: "The aircraft was barely half full."
Cons: "Delay due to fog at LHR, but this is not the fault of the airline"

Pros: "Flight departed on time. Crew were friendly and efficient"
Cons: "Boarding seem to be chaotic, no boarding by group or seat number."

Pros: "-"
Cons: "Will never use Lufthansa again"

Pros: "As previously stated hated having to go through security again"
Cons: "Chocolate"

Cons: "Well,my whole trip was an adventure! Problem with my checked in bag, so i had to pay 22 pounds extra to fit it in a connection flight and now i have to send receipt to get the refund. On my way back, there was a delay, so i missed the flight and the checked in bag"

Pros: "The crew was friendly. The seating was ok but dirty floors"

Pros: "Very Organised and punctual"

Pros: "Pilot kept us informed throughout the flight."
Cons: "Onboard services."

Pros: "Everything except delay"
Cons: "Nil"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Free drinks"
Cons: "Plane land on time"

Pros: "It was not immediately apparent that boarding was in a completely different terminal which was accessible by train, so this lack of info could have cost me arriving in good time as I thought I had sufficient time. I aldo found ground staff at the customer service desk very unsympathetic and unhelpful when I asked for assistance on grounds of ill health. They were quite condescending ."
Cons: "Ground staff poor customer service"

Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Very friendly crew, great seats in economy with lots of legroom."

Pros: "Evrything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The flight was adequate."
Cons: "Sandwich was extremely unappetising and there were no hot drinks. The worst thing was that in transiting from the SAA flight to the Lufthansa flight we were obliged to go through security which seems unnecessary. The security staff were awful. Bullying, rude and totally unsympathetic to the fact that having brought water from the first plane to the second plane we had to either drink it or throw it away. One guy in particular, a tall greying man evoked the worst stereotypes of brutal secret policemen. Perhaps he formerly worked for Stasi or he was having testosterone problems. Totally unacceptable behaviour."

Cons: "1hr 20 minutes late"

Pros: "Red wine was OK, passed on the free sandwich as last time it didn’t agree with me"
Cons: "Flight was over an hour late and no compensation from the airlines."

Pros: "great over all experiance. Don't let the other negative reviews put you off"

Pros: "The Lufthansa app provides updates on plane status and gate number, etc."
Cons: "N/a"

Pros: "All"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Delay and food was bad"

Pros: "Did manage to get priority transfer which I requested from Dubrovnik but was told. “We do not do those”"
Cons: "Rest of the flight was bearable nothing write about. Typical cheap alow cost flight"

Pros: "Ok"

Pros: "Flight was on time, food good. Even the movie selection was great, but ... (see what I didn't like)"
Cons: "Entertainment (sound) in seat 14K didn't work, despite 1 reboot. Please fix."

Pros: "Everything that happened during the flight was fine. The service, the flight itself, and the landing – which was excellent."
Cons: "On the ground, neither the staff nor the signage made it clear exactly where to check in. I was sent to the Lufthansa counter, which didn’t open until 11:30, when I should have gone to the United counter. An hour of my time was wasted, which almost resulted in my missing the one-hour before take-off check-in deadline. The only reason I didn’t miss the deadline was because the flight was late taking off."

Pros: "See above"

Pros: "The crew was wonderful and this is consistent with my previous experiences with Lufthansa. The salami sandwich provided was actually very good."
Cons: "The slimline seats were not very comfortable. I would hesitate to fly Lufthansa's narrow bodies for flights greater than 2 hours."

Cons: "Absolutely perfect."

Pros: "The staff were all super helpful and friendly! Pleasure to fly with!"

Cons: "4/4 flights with involuntary stop-overs were delayed, causing 4 panics and 2 missed flights. Given their proclivity for busing passengers to distant planes in Herman efforts, a 50-minute allowance for changing planes, when added to the frequent Kate departures, is just not sufficient. They should acknowledge it and sell only flights that allow for 80-90 minutes in the airports that are so woefully managed (eg, Frankfurt and Munich). It’s back to BA for me!"

Pros: "the on time scheduled departure"
Cons: "the long complicated walk to terminal"

Pros: "All the staff were friendly and the complimentary food and drink snacks was lovely."
Cons: "Our flights were delayed both on the way there and back"

Cons: "Check-in process. Baggage fees."

Pros: "DID NOT LIKE MY LUGGAGE GOING MISSING! IT'S STILL MISSING AND, AFTER RECEIVING PROMISES OF DELIVERY TODAY, THERE IS NOW NO RECORD OF MY LUGGAGE!"
Cons: "DID NOT LIKE MY LUGGAGE GOING MISSING. IT'S STILL MISSING AND, AFTER RECEIVING PROMISES OF DELIVERY TODAY, THERE IS NOW NO RECORD OF MY LUGGAGE!"

Pros: "The seats and space was ok. Exit from the plane was directly opposite the passport machines and the exit."
Cons: "The flight was very late leaving meaning I arrived in London over an hour late! With knock on problems!"

Pros: "Usual good service for economy class on this airline"

Cons: "Refusal to board as our flight was a few minutes landing"

Cons: "The crew didn't seem particularly interested in helping anyone and worked hard to avoid eye contact. This was an unpleasant flight at best and given the option I will not likely fly Lufthansa again if given the option. I wish that I had better news to report from this flight. :("

Cons: "None of the flights arrived on schedule. That caused other problems. Overall the trip was terrible. Not sure if I will fly lufthansa again nor recommen."

Pros: "Gave us snacks when flight was delayed"
Cons: "Flight was delayed Entertainment app didn't work"

Pros: "Pretty much everything. A joy after the Condor flight"
Cons: "What's not to likr?"

Pros: "Darned site more comfortable than the first leg of the journey."
Cons: "Tell your passengers they need hiking boots to get from main concourse to B terminal!"

Pros: "Comfort"
Cons: "Was a short flight , so really I don't have any negative impression"

Pros: "Staff was very friendly and caring."
Cons: "No entertainment and half sandwich with some cookies was the only food we got."

Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "They held the gate for us as we got there about 14 minutes before departure."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Delay"

Pros: "Clean, friendly environment, friendly staff, even though a bit bossy, but that's the German way (which I am too)."
Cons: "Little space. and NO WIFI. This is really no longer adequate in 2017. In the US, practically all domestic flights have wifi now."

Pros: "The seats were so comfortable"

Pros: "The best airline ever! Super friendly crew and staff, great customer service and nice planes. Love KLM!"

Pros: "Very friendly and responsive crew. Announcements from the Capitan and chief of flight attendants are very informative and comforting. Seat positions: very good leg room (even in economy)!"
Cons: "Newer airplane, as 747s are kind of outdated now, especially for long distance flights. But overall had good experience with KLM"

Pros: "Great atmosphere, crew was excellent!"
Cons: "I’m 6’5”, so legroom can always be a complaint, but this wasn’t too bad. The plane appeared to be fairly old and didn’t have WiFi. Entertainment also was on an older screen which was navigated by using an old in-seat phone."

Cons: "Boarding was crazy. Could not everyone in the gate area."

Cons: "The KLM crew are always great serving and treating you. Well above many other airlines."

Pros: "Comfortable seat, great crew."
Cons: "Flight delayed, no USB port and no entertainment"

Cons: "Don’t be late"

Pros: "Seats super comfy. Ended up with 3 seats to myself that formed a bed for the lap Uk to NZ. Very nice!"

Cons: "Flight 2 hours delayed, started boarding but had to wait on line 10 more minutes on boarding ramp for plane door to be opened, upon landing in Dublin had to wait on tarmac for anther 15 minutes for stairs to arrive and be connected to airplane. Then had to wait another hour for checked luggage...."

Pros: "Seat was good"
Cons: "Depart on time (1 hour late), hostess put a laptop in the overhead, which fell out and hit me when the bin was opened"

Pros: "Our flight was delayed in Bejing, than we loosed the booked flight of KLM. When we arrived in Amsterdam, we get the recheked in flight."
Cons: "Doesn't"

Pros: "Pleasant flight"
Cons: "We were delayed & missed our connection"

Cons: "The air conditioners fan was bad and they had to fix it in London which took over 40 minutes off travel time...we arrived much later than expected in Lagos"

Pros: "My seat"
Cons: "My suitcase wasn’t in the plane. 8 hours in the plane and no one offered us water. We had to look for flight attendant. Entertainment wasn’t great not too many choices and quality of screens was poor"

Pros: "Nothing!"
Cons: "We were told they were holding our flight, we ran 3 terminals and they’d already left."

Cons: "Too much light in the cabin because of too many screens on. Should have a separate part of the cabin with screens off allowing one to sleep more easily."

Pros: "Gaps between seats are very narrow."
Cons: "when serving drinks, cabin crew limited to serve liquor only once and it was poor service."

Pros: "MCR airport Mert & Greet parking was smooth and efficient."
Cons: "Flight was delayed 2 hours due to bad weather. Additional baggage payment to Air Baltic did not show up on the KLM system and we had to pay again. Nowhere to address this with Air Baltic even in Tallin. Handlers seem uninterested and refer us to ‘the website to address the issue.....’"

Pros: "Overall booking and airport was ok. Food was also actually quite good."
Cons: "A comfort of the seats... well its economy class in the end. Entertainment was just dreadful - small screen with visible pixels - I was unable to watch any movie."

Cons: "Nothing special"

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: "Nice flight ...was comfortable travel ...good food.Thanks"
Cons: "No such things"

Pros: "Friendly in-flight personell"
Cons: "Approx. 1 hour delay, which was not the airline's fault (construction on runways)"

Cons: "Customer service"

Pros: "Norhing"
Cons: "They have mabaged to lost my luggage"

Pros: "Friendly attendants. Decent food, and frequent snacks and beverages."
Cons: "No charging ports for electronic devices."

Pros: "Good service onboard, good food. On time."

Cons: "Unaccompanied minor flying to Lisbon overnight. Bag was lost. No real effort to assist. Bags of unaccompanied minor should be treated with priority."

Pros: "Friendly staff, good service and on time departure/arrival."

Cons: "Missing wheel chairs swrvice lounge far away no food option just lame klm tipique"

Pros: "Consistently high standards"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Just great crew."
Cons: "Not comfortable at all and will not book KLM again."

Cons: "At some point the luggage was lost. here."

Pros: "Clean airplane, friendly crew, no rush, nice snacks for a short one hour flight. Just generally a positive experience."

Pros: "Excellent experience with the cabin crew."
Cons: "Seats on the 777 were too narrow. This 777 had a 3-4-3 seating arraignment, it would have been better with a 3-3-3, similar to a 787 configuration. With the current layout, even with an aisle seat, I was sitting in the aisle. And I am not a large person! The flight was full, so use the 787 and two daily non-stops. For a twelve hour flight, the food was only Okay, could have been better and with a better selection. Meal timing was poor."

Pros: "Staff both at the airport and in the plane were professional and welcoming. Depsite short distance sandwich and drink were offered."
Cons: "Nothing to be honest . All positive."

Pros: "Very little if any."
Cons: "Aircraft was not very clean,the staff seamed quite harsh at times when speaking to customers. The food was really quite poor but it was a short flight to be honest. Overall not as pleasant as the China Southern flights. I would not like to choose them again unless i had to."

Pros: "The crew were pleasant"

Cons: "Departure 40 mins late. I took this flight 2 weeks ago and it was also delayed."

Cons: "Terrible service in flight and customer service wise .. app functionality was below"

Pros: "The flight was delayed by 40 minutes initially then a further 20 making it an hour late. Sitting at the gate there was then suddenly a last call to board the flight and a mad rush for everyone to get on. I appreciate that delays happen but the lack of communication ragardinh altered boarding times didn't make the situation any easier"
Cons: "As above"

Pros: "Staff superb. They even surprised us with an exit row and a gift for my partners birthday! Amazing. Samantha and Dennis also took time to come and personally wish him a happy birthday. A lovely touch. This airline runs like clockwork. They are just great. The sandwich and stoop waffle are nice too."
Cons: "There is a bus to the plane, so that takes a bit of extra time but they are very well organized."

Pros: "Flight was efficient enough and staff were friendly."
Cons: "It was delayed quite a bit and more on-time updates would have been appeciated."

Pros: "Free wee cake."
Cons: "Nothing in particular."

Pros: "Short, comfortable flight. Nothing special. Got us where we needed to be without incident."
Cons: "Nothing. This is filler text to meet the min. characters."

Pros: "delayed"

Pros: "For an 8 hr flight...multiple snacks, 2 meals and continuous beverage service. Blanket, pillow amd movies."
Cons: "Watched flight attendant drop tongs on floor, pick them up and put them back in the bowl of buns and continue to use them to serve bums"

Pros: "The crew were very friendly and accomodating, plane was clean and boarding amd disembarking was efficiently handled."
Cons: "55 minute delay was not welcome."

Cons: "food, though i liked breakfast (dim sum and fruits including guava)"

Cons: "I have sent to Kayak and to priceline mentioning that the first name on the ticket has a spelling mistake and asked to help to update and this didnt happen. I have a threat to not being able to get out of philippine."

Pros: "as expected"

Cons: "Food was not great"

Cons: "My luggage was left behind in China. It's been 3 days and I'm sti waiting"

Pros: "Very friendly crew, nice food"
Cons: "Was not given my pre-selected seat. Only reclining seats in business class"

Pros: "Well, I got to my destination. We were bussed from a maintenance area to the arriving terminal. That was about 15 minutes of ride time. Then we waited a long time for our luggage since it was not actually at the terminal either."
Cons: "Not much"

Pros: "Everything ran smoothly and on time and efficiently."
Cons: "There were things that got lost in translation with the crew, but they really did try their best."

Pros: "Timing, Price, Service, Food,"

Cons: "3 hours delay I miss my professional meeting in Shanghai because of this big delay !!! I Sky Team Flying Blue Platinum for Life and this is the first time I got a bad seat and no window"

Pros: "Plane left late from Manila and was asked to run to catch the connecting flight to LAX. Monitor did not work. Flight attendant/s were rude whenever their asking to stow away foot rest. Never say please. When I got to LAX, I needed to wait for the very last luggage for me to find out that my luggage was left in Guangzhou. No apologies whatsoever and was given a direction to file a report. Very sad experience."
Cons: "Focus on customer service. More training with staff since they are dealing with different nationalities."

Pros: "The flight from Los Angeles to Guangzhou was good and food was fine."
Cons: "Food served on Guangzhou-Dhaka sector was not good."

Pros: "The team was very pleasant and helpful."
Cons: "The movie selection was not the best for US movies."

Cons: "We had to stay overnight in Guangzou because our connecting flight to Los Angeles left already coz of delays."

Pros: "The booking was so simple with kayak and the hotel arrangements and follow up for pickup from the airport was excellent The Flight was a short one and the entire staff from jfk airport to the flight attendant was entirely superb"
Cons: "The customs declaration area especially with people coming to do business in China needs more officers to enhance efficiency"

Pros: "It got me to my destination"
Cons: "Plane wasn't clean. Recliner button didn't work / didn't exist."

Pros: "I had the chance to chose my meal in advance, the food was great"

Pros: "9.0-- Excellent- Service- staff speaks English. Food great. My time on flight excellent.. highly recommend flying with China Southern from Los Angeles, Ca (USA) to Guangzhou, Guangdong, China (Mainland) My trip was on March 4, 2018 CZ621. :)"

Pros: "For such a classy airline, they have terrible coffee and tea"

Cons: "Business class seats weren't fully flat beds to sleep as I expected."

Cons: "Tea coffee not good..food not good...average service"

Pros: "Crew"
Cons: "Customer service sucks. The airline has no definite answer regarding our concerns."

Pros: "The food & The Staff."
Cons: "That my flight was delayed for 5 hours and my luggage went missing."

Cons: "They left one of my bags in China. I need it"

Pros: "Very Pleasant Crew very attentive and courteous unfortunate to have poor support by the Airline"
Cons: "uncomfortable seat , no entertainment of any kind Very poor dishes and quality of food"

Pros: "NOTHing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Plane is nice. Food is relatively good. Service isn't bad."

Cons: "1).I requested VEGAN-VEGETARIAN FOOD. No Food was without Fish, shrimp, salmon.My wife and I stayed without food. 2). My wife and I requested for WHEEL CHAIR. No wheel chair was provided to us. 3) The Stewards were very poor in English conversation, and it was a very uncomfortable feeling of talking to people who are staring at you as if you are from a different planet."

Cons: "The flight CZ3517 was delayed by more than 2 hours."

Pros: "I liked that it was an almost empty flight. Food was average."
Cons: "Pilot couldn't land so made a different airport landing and waited two hours to let weather clear up. So a 14 hour flight was 17 hours long. Missed connecting flight so was loaded onto another flight. After onboard had to wait another hour before we could take off. Arrived at hotel after check in time had to sleep outside of hotel till they opens next morning. Horrible trip!"

Cons: "the flight left 45 minutes late, food was bad"

Pros: "The crew was not attentive. I asked some water to take my meds n never get bank to me. I have to asked them 3x."
Cons: "I had to climb 3 sets of stair during the plane change and the flight got delayed."

Pros: "Staff and seats in business class"
Cons: "No gate at start and delay to gate at end. I think the airline contracts the cheapest gate slot possible at jfk"

Pros: "Friendly staff and my ticket price was unbeatable"
Cons: "It was a bit cold on the flight, and the intercom messages in English were not understandable."

Pros: "One member of cabin staff made me a cup of black coffee."
Cons: "Massive Delays due to storms. Very real possibility of missed connections. Infrequent updates. Boarded us in Guangzhou and left us on the plane for about 4 hours before even taxiing. Dreadful coffee."

Cons: "Horrible food, the most disgusting food I have ever tried on an airplane. Delayed both ways, 5 hours and 7 hours."

Pros: "My seat (first row in the compartment) was comfortable and I slept almost 6h, when I woke up, it surprised me totally that it was only 4 h left to the destination. It took only 11 h 50 min (ahead of schedule) from Guangzhou to San Francisco and it was no delay."
Cons: "Food (fish and rice) was not hot enough."

Pros: "Had a 10+ hour layover in Guangzhou and we got a free hotel room away from the aeroport. Had an amazing complementary breakfast and relaxing comfortable layover. They took care of all the transportation and everything too."
Cons: "All of the announcements were too quoted to hear and hard to understand."

Pros: "The flight was on time. Food on flight was normal. It was a full meal."

Cons: "I want to receive info about reimbursement"

Pros: "Slept like a rock."
Cons: "Not much entertainment."

Pros: "Always, the level of service must be considered in light of the price--and CS had an excellent price. Food was acceptable, nice blankets."
Cons: "CS serves primarily a Chinese speaking clientele, so they do not need to attract staff with high levels of English. You are flying on a Chinese carrier, not one with a global feel. Service is more than adequate with respect to call button etc. But meal service is "clipped" (for lack of a better term). No extras, warm beer, wine but no liquor. No snacks.They can do better, if they want to compete with the gulf airlines. Baggage took about 45 minutes to arrive at LAX. Very glitchy entertainment system"

Pros: "The crew was pleasant and the flight itself was about as good as you can expect."
Cons: "Everything apart from the flight was terrible. Customer service is a nightmare to reach. You have to push a button every 30 seconds to indicate you want to remain on hold. I had a long layover and they put us in a dump of a hotel too far from the airport to get back by myself, with no staff able to communicate with any English, no working internet, and not even a map. I had wanted to visit a nearby city and instead had to spend 19 hours in a bad hotel. They also confiscated my external battery from my checked luggage (my fault) but have provided no way for me to get it back unless I'm in China."

Pros: "I would say it was excellent, except for the food which is kind of not the great, but with the airfare rate, i could no longer complain. I would recommend it to my friends."

Pros: "Punctual departure. Easiest way for me to fly from my hometown to New York, US"

Cons: "Music only to listen to, but headphones only worked on one side. Middle seat (B) didn't recline."

Pros: "Nothing positive"
Cons: "Boarding continued even 10 minutes before schedule departure time. Flight was delayed 30 minutes. In flight entertainment was mostly ads for cars or cellphones. Didn't get a jet bridge at Shanghai so had to park on the runway and take a bus to the terminal"

Cons: "flight showed as an hour delayed online, so I went to the airport later/accordingly, only to find out that the flight wasn't delayed (and I'd have been screwed if they didn't let me use the priority line for security check). Did leave an hour late after all, but w/o specific explanation as to why"

Pros: "Flights to the interior are always late, and so I was pleasantly surprised that this was not too late!"
Cons: "Food is typically not very good...pack your own!"

Pros: "I was pickpocketed the day of my flight - wallet and passport. This earlobe told me my ticket was in refundable and that not having a passport was not a reason not to fly. Complete idiots and terrible service. I will never use this airline again"

Pros: "Never never fly with This airline Poor Customer service"

Pros: "I love the vegan food that they provide me."

Pros: "Crew was very good and professional, yes the seats were comfortable"
Cons: "I think the Xiamen knows how to run an airline."

Pros: "Attentive crews, food on board - Food on board provides couple of choices of mainly Chinese food. I don't claim it to be extraordinary but it is far better than most of food other airlines provides in the economy class."
Cons: "Lavatory needs a bit more amenities, e.g. hand soaps, etc."

Pros: "great price and overall service"

Pros: "The Xiamen reps at the SGN airport was insensitive and arrogant. We were not able to board because of a misunderstanding on the China visa-free program. I still fully believe they are wrong. I had to book 2 new one way tickets with China Southern and wait all day at the airport."
Cons: "Helpful, courteous, and well-informed Xiamen representatives."

Pros: "crew is ok though not much speaking english"
Cons: "no other comment"

Pros: "Just good overall. Beats any American carrier (which is not saying too much!)."
Cons: "Was late. But they were very apologetic (not their fault). Seattle port entry is HORRIBLE. I thought China was bad!"

Pros: "Staff was nice"
Cons: "The food vegan Movies"

Pros: "The plane was very new. Good movies and tv shows."
Cons: "The pineapple went bad...and it was just served. Also a tiny pastry, it had a flavor that the nuts had been sitting for a while."

Cons: "Too many security points"

Pros: "Crew was friendly"
Cons: "To many transfers"

Pros: "You give me the suck time form shenyang to Fuzhou . I have to pick up all my stuff and chinking all the stuff to shenyang form Fuzhou . And just a 40 minute how I make it ? And I miss my fly to Fuzhou . I have to buy 2 new tickets form shenyang to Fuzhou ! $400 .. I feel so bad very bad .."
Cons: "How you guys gonna do for it ?"

Pros: "yes crew were amazing"
Cons: "ticketing was terrible, id number is totally different from our passport.causing lots of ordeal in check in and security check"

Cons: "got severe food poisoning from the airline food."

Cons: "The seats don't even recline, so I could not lie back to rest. The entertainment system was very bad, didn't provide earphones and could barely see the screen. I would not choose to fly this airline again."

Cons: "The flight left before we get there. I had to book a train ticket to my final destination because I have to be in Fuzhou that day. I was told by the airline that I would be reimbursed the air fare from Xiamen to Fuzhou."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "None"
Cons: "I didn’t realize that Chinese transit visa is needed to transfer at Xiamen airport. When I bought the tickets, I wasn’t notified nor advised to get the Chinese visa. The Xiamen rep at Lax didn’t let me board first and I explained and they gave me the visa waiver paperwork. It was so much of hassle. I’ve laid over many Chinese cities via different airlines and never had any problems. Will not fly again on Xiamen!!"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Xiamen reps at KUL didn’t let me board because they said my middle name on boarding pass didn’t match with the name on Chinese transit visa. I got this Chinese transit visa just to transfer because of the airport layout and that part was also didn’t make sense. They didn’t accept my middle “Y” on the boarding pass and it was so much of hassle to argue and finally let me through. Will never fly again on Xiamen."

Pros: "787 Dreamliner layout is efficient, generous legroom and recline is better than American carriers. Crew works as team, fast and courteous. Very helpful and professional, Water offered frequently, trash pick up kept cabin neat, bathrooms always clean. Passenger announcements are clear and crisp is English and Chinese."
Cons: "Really, no complaints. More entertainment choices would be appreciated however is not my priority."

Pros: "The flight is easy to check gave us 23kgs check in luggage 46kgs if u have intl flight. Free hotel with breakfast. Not bad at all."
Cons: "They require us to get the luggage and check in again tomorrow."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Nothing. I was sent to two long layovers in China and was told they were too long for them to take me without a visa for China. I was not told I needed one for any layover. I had to purchase a ticket on another site to get home or be stranded in Manila. Kayak doesn't have a customer service number to fix this."

Pros: "Finally getting a flight the next day"
Cons: "My seat was given to someone even though I still had time to make the connection."

Cons: "Why is my passport number wrong?"

Cons: "We meet different problem in this flight. First, the boarding start late and we arrive late more than one hour. They could organize the entrance with range of number. The food was ok, but the beverage is poor, just half glass of wine or juice. no more. one small bottle should be normal fro lunch or dinner."

Pros: "the order of boarding the plane"
Cons: "food was dry"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Airplane was loud not with crying babies but passengers yelling over one another. Food was mediocre, and plane had no entertainment consoles."

Pros: "Plane was new and clean. Flight crew was very friendly. Liked the mood lighting during the flight. Good selection of films to watch during the long flight."
Cons: "The food was okay but they ran out of selection a couple of times so I had no choice what to eat. But that’s it nothing else I didn’t like. Really good airline."

Pros: "Nothing. never boarded. Took the train instead."
Cons: "1 hour connection. I missed my flight because the flight out of LAX got delayed."

Pros: "Very good service. I have a bad knee and they did a good job of helping. Long layover is ok, they offer free hotel. Side benefit you can be a tourist for a short time."
Cons: "Lounge could be improved. Does not compare to other Airlines Lounges."

Pros: "1. Friendly crew and attention 2. Affordable direct flight from LAX to XMN 3. Good timing"
Cons: "1. Seat cushion is too thin, resulting in painful butt after 12-14 hrs flight 2. The in-seat screen doesn't tilt, thus when front passenger reclined seat, the screen is right in front of your face (less than 5-inches). You need to crank your neck down to watch any programming which results in neck pain 3. Entertainment and food have much room to improve"

Cons: "u had to transfer ur luggages even though its the same airline. what a joke? u had to get through numerous security points to get through the airport what the hell?"

Pros: "I like the price but best of all the service and the attention given to us by all staff members."
Cons: "Everything was great!"

Cons: "They cancelled my ticket I had to purchase my ticket again"

Pros: "food is great"
Cons: "check in time is too long (about 1 hour)"

Pros: "Crew are nice and friendly."
Cons: "Not a nice experience for a 5 hour flight. I don't understand the comments people are posting regarding the entertainment, it was just one poor Chinese movie, no choice at all. Food was poor. Seats were old and not at all spacious. Thankfully i had an empty seat next to me. This was just like a regular China domestic flight."

Pros: "Nice new plane, efficient crew, lots of food ... if a bit bland. Airline provided a free hotel in Ciamen for the overnight."
Cons: "Terrible paper shuffle in Shenzhen getting a require temporary visa, because the leg from Shenzhen to Xiamen was domestic. 2 hours or paper shuffle during which they took away our passports, with no guidance in English about what the heck was happening"

Cons: "I was denied a boarding pass and was not allowed to transit through China, because of a visa that was needed I was not told about by Kayak.com. Therefore, being the last day I was allowed to stay in Thailand, I had to scramble to find an outbound flight the same day, including paying almost double the cost of the original flight. The Thai check-in agent told me to never transit through mainland China again, because the visa requirement information that is not provided."

Pros: "Crews, food. Also Transfer Lounge in Xiamen is a good place without charge."
Cons: "Boarding because we have to take bus at Xiamen airport.Also, security checks at Xiamen are very complicated."

Pros: "Gave me a free hotel when I was transferring in Fuzhou. All I had to pay was the taxi fare of 20kuai. The staff are extremely nice and the food from JFK to FOC was excellent. 2 full meals and a sandwich left me pretty full."
Cons: "It is difficult to get in touch with the English Customer service."

Pros: "Hostess"

Pros: "They redirected me to other carriers"
Cons: "Show up and the flight was delayed 4 hours. No reason given. My layover in Xiamen was only 2 hours. They kept wanting me to fly the next day. When I complained loud enough they finally yielded and found an alternative to LAX."

Pros: "Price, Opportunity to check out a city I never would have visited while on extended layovers"
Cons: "Lack of English or hard to understand English was a bit difficult to navigate sometimes with the airline and airports (especially I the Xiamen airport) - less of an issue for me because I'm pretty easy going and able to figure out things and plan ahead without many questions to airport or airline staff - but this could be difficult for a large amount of Non-Chinese speaking Americans with a less excited and curious outlook on travel :)"

Pros: "The flight from JFK to Fuzhou was enjoyable. Plenty of leg room and the entertainment kept me occupied throughout the flight. The food was excellent. They provide 2 full meals, 1 half meal and a snack, where I wasn't hungry at all throughout the 14+ hr flight."
Cons: "It was almost impossible to get in touch with an English speaking representative. I tried to call to confirm my booking that I made through kayak.com. When I got in touch, the rep from an overseas office barely spoke English and didn't help at all. Thankfully everything worked out at the airport. Found out that JFK-FOC is only 2 months old. Hopefully they"

Pros: "Boarding was pretty quick."
Cons: "Seats were quite uncomfortable. Not much leg room."

Pros: "Boarded early."
Cons: "Smaller plane so not much room to move around. No individual entertainment system."

Pros: "Airline was great, staff was nice and attentive. Entertainment was great although the airline will not let you use your cell phone even on airplane mode. I couldn't listen to a book I had downloaded."
Cons: "Bathrooms needed to be cleaned. Changing flights in China was stressful and confusing. You have to go through immigration and my experience was stressful."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The fact that I was not able to get on my flight because I didn't have a visa after I called the airline over a week before my flight to ask about it and they told me I didn't need one. They told me I would get a temporary 72 visa upon arrival in Fuzhou but when I went to check in this was not the case. Now they won't give me any money back for that flight or the one I had to buy to get home. It was their fault I was not on the flight and they won't own up to it. I will never fly with them and I will do my best to let others know that they shouldn't either"

Pros: "Great service, frequent meals and beverage services. Constantly checked in with me to see if I needed anything, comfortable seats, and plenty of movies available for lengthy flights. Xiamen airlines does offer a free hotel service for people that are experiencing their 12+ hour layover, but this is always based on double occupancy and the passenger needs to pay for the taxi fair to and from."
Cons: "When flying to Xiamen, we had to have a quick layover in Shenzen for some reason, that didn't seem necessary. This airline plans on getting rid of this stop, but on top of that the layover in Xiamen is a bit excessive. Besides that, great airlines."

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