Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to China
|November||Best time to beat the crowds (5% less expensive on average)|
|December||Most popular time to fly (12% more expensive on average)|
Average price (return flight)
|£451||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
Good deal (return flight)
Good deal one-way
China has restricted entry and transit to all travelers except Chinese nationals, Hong Kong, Macau, or Taiwan passport holders, and travelers with diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visas, or visas issued after March 28, 2020.
Travelers arriving at PEK will be given a PCR test and quarantined for 14 days at a designated location in Beijing.
Travelers arriving at Shanghai Pudong (PVG) or Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) must undergo Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) and a 14-day quarantine in designated places for medical observation.
Airline crew with a layover at the above airports must undergo NAT inside the passenger terminal, then self-isolate at their hotel temporarily before acquiring the NAT results.
Airline crew arriving at the above airports will be quarantined after their last shift, and must self-isolate in crew hotels during shift breaks.
Travelers arriving at Guangzhou (CAN) or Shenzhen (SZX) who live in or have been in France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Spain, or the United States in the past 14 days must undergo 14-day quarantine at home or in designated places for medical observation. All passengers arriving at SZX will have a PCR test.
Travelers arriving at XMN will be quarantined for medical observation at designated hotels for 14 days at their own expense. This does not apply to travelers under 18 years old or above 70 years old, pregnant women, and travelers suffering from illness, who must apply for permission to undergo a 14-day quarantine at home.
There are currently 481 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in CN and 4,835 deaths as of 1 Mar 2021
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
Virgin Atlantic, China Eastern and XiamenAir have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights to China. Confirm policies on booking site.
An average direct flight from the United Kingdom to China takes 25h 43m, covering a distance of 5577 miles. The most popular route is Norwich - Guilin with an average flight time of 22h 30m.
The cheapest ticket to China from the United Kingdom found in the last 72 hours was £53 one-way, and £422 round-trip. The most popular route is from Norwich to Guilin and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was £439.
Virgin Atlantic, China Southern & Beijing Capital Airlines fly the most frequently from the United Kingdom to China.
Based on KAYAK flight searches, the most popular destination is Shanghai (37% of total searches to China). The next most popular destinations are Guilin (16%) and Beijing (14%). Searches for flights to Guangzhou (4%), to Kunming (3%) and to Xiamen (3%) are also popular.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a given destination and date is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Was able to get to get to Narita Airport."
Cons: "Okay and not any issues."
Pros: "Professional and friendly crew. Food was excellent"
Cons: "Luggage lost. Tv audio did not work"
Pros: "I had a nice exit row seat so that was nice"
Cons: "The food was not good and there also wasn’t enough of it which is really bizarre for an international flight that’s 14 hours long"
Pros: "the Level of service and the Japanese culture was evident at every moment of this flight. Our boarding process was delayed by almost an hour, and it felt like every 5-10 minutes we had an update as to what was going on and why, then passports were checked early, and service was top notch."
Cons: "In my perfect world, we would have updates way in advance if there are mechanical or airport issues but that is a slim to none chance. That is about it. Everything else was amazing!"
Pros: "The food the service and the staff"
Pros: "Polite crew, got our selected seats, clean"
Cons: "WiFi didn’t work"
Pros: "Quick efficient boarding. Smooth flight."
Pros: "Loved the food. Cabin attendants were very friendly, polite and helpful."
Pros: "Crew was really professional and friendly, I sat beside a mom with 2 kids and the crew really helped her in her needs and made sure we were all okay. Food was good and I loved the movie selection, watched all the Oscar movies I've missed."
Pros: "Great airline, roomy seats and they don't nickle and dime you like other airlines."
Pros: "I love JAL! The customer service was top notch, the food was delicious, and it was very spacious for economy."
Pros: "Great crew, good food selection."
Cons: "Everything was good"
Pros: "Efficient and friendly service. Second time flying them, and will continue to fly JAL."
Pros: "Food Service Crew actually cares about you"
Pros: "The small plane from Toronto to Chicago was operated by American Eagle. The airplane is a small. I do not have leg room, but overall it was a decent flight."
Cons: "Small airplane"
Pros: "Excellent service. Flight attendants are consistantly helpful and friendly."
Pros: "super comfortable seats, great food, huge monitor, non stop service for the 13 hours plus JFK-hnd new flight"
Cons: "Aisle seats not very private, remote control not intuitive to use"
Pros: "Food, lavatory experience"
Cons: "Small carry and carry on bag"
Pros: "Japan Airline is a notch above the rest. The services was constant and consistent, the food was delicious and abundant, and the seats were comfortable. I was surprised at how often they would go up and down the aisles checking on passengers, picking up trash, and serving small food items. To top it off towards the end of the trip they put toothbrushes in the bathroom so you can leave fresh, awesome."
Cons: "I really dont have a negative things to say, I was really happy with the service. Especially since I hate flying this make the trip so bearable."
Pros: "Food & entertainment"
Pros: "The service Japan Airlines gives is always the best service possible.They treat you like they need you and not the other way around.I will fly with them again."
Pros: "I didn't like anything about it."
Cons: "The seats are uncomfortable. No wifi. Need to upgrade the plane. No seats for economy plus or business class available. Will never fly with Japan airlines again!"
Cons: "The flight attendants were talking in the back all through the flight. I was seated third row from the back, so they were audible throughout the flight and very annoying."
Pros: "Everything was perfect - crew, food, service, comfort, entertainment."
Pros: "I liked that the flight attendants were attentive and gave us all refreshments in a timely manneR."
Cons: "The seats were small. But then again, I think that would have been a complaint for all airplanes."
Pros: "Food was pretty good."
Cons: "There were so many people who walk around an aisle but the flight attendant didn't control them. They kept pushing my seat and hit. I was so uncomfortable."
Pros: "The crew and service."
Cons: "No entertainment. No snack either."
Pros: "Overall flight was comfortable and staff was friendly."
Cons: "No details were provided about the food on offer. I didn't know what I was eating and no options were provided"
Pros: "Premium Economy had good seating space and leg room."
Cons: "No wifi access"
Pros: "New aircraft and diligent crew; the food was frequent and tasted great. No complaints; would gladly fly JAL any time, anywhere."
Cons: "Some turbulence awoke us midway through the overnight flight."
Pros: "The cabin crew is very nice , pleasant & the captain did a great job!"
Cons: "Maybe a change in your food menu that you can include some continental items."
Pros: "Service was especially good. Very professional."
Pros: "Love Jan service!!!"
Pros: "Good solid flight on a relatively comfortable plane"
Cons: "Narita seems to have had delay problems as of late. What should have been a short flight was extended over 40 minutes on the runway. Not the airline's fault by any means, but I'd recommend looking for flights through Haneda if you're passing through Tokyo."
Pros: "Very spacious and comfortable, modern plane"
Pros: "Service was excellent - Flight attendants were friendly and professional."
Pros: "The upgraded seating."
Pros: "JAL in general."
Pros: "The crew's attention to detail, service."
Cons: "Sort of bumpy flight."
Pros: "We had a 4 hour delay due to maintenance, so many of us missed connecting flights in Tokyo. But the airline put us up in a hotel and gave us meals, so I had a nice bonus day to see the city. The flight itself was very pleasant, with the cleanest bathrooms I've ever seen on a long flight and plenty of food and drink."
Pros: "The entertainment package was the best ever encountered with seemingly endless choices, keeping us happy all fight long. The seating seemed a bit crowded, and the food was mediocre. We survived, however, without any problem and overall enjoyed our first Dreamliner flight."
Cons: "Windows were dimmed most of the flight."
Cons: "slow service, inconsistent, they skipped my row for service???"
Pros: "The flight was smooth boarding and sailing with excellent service."
Pros: "I booked a flight with JAL; my flight to Japan shafted me with American only. But, this flight was premo! The plane was bigger, more room. The entertainment was much much better than the American Airlines archive. The seats and accessories like pillow, blanket, etc. again much better. 12hr flight was over in what felt like about 5hrs (I watched Star Wars and Hunger Games)."
Cons: "The fact I'm too poor to get a premium or above seat."
Pros: "Great food and beverage service"
Cons: "767 plane was obviously an older model... no USB ports"
Cons: "Old entertainment system, terrible food"
Pros: "Great crew & good complimentary food"
Cons: "More seat pitch"
Pros: "Seats were comfortable"
Cons: "Please make an announcement to passengers to not be dismissive if their surroundings. Passenger in front of me was has no regard for people behind him. Kept throwing himself in seat aggressively which cause water/food on trail to fall over. Thanks"
Pros: "Wonderful on board service from the crew"
Pros: "I did not receive a single email from kayak letting me know I could check in or select seats. No updates on flight status! Poor service!"
Cons: "Email updates before flight! Not a single email sent!!"
Cons: "You could have had my luggage arrive. Now I don’t know where it is"
Pros: "Water provided."
Cons: "My fly connection did not appear in screens, confusing, stressing. Fly left more than one hour after schedule, no explanation, still arrived on time"
Pros: "Seats very comfortable; real feather pillow! Everything was on time."
Cons: "Breakfast consisted only of sweet items -- I didn't touch it."
Pros: "The seat was much better than other airlines' economy seats. Great food and lots of it. Excellent attendants. Zurich is the best planned airport for changing to next flight. I'm going to try to use Swiss as often as I can."
Cons: "Free Wifi."
Cons: "Delayed flight."
Pros: "Both the flight crew and the flight attendants were great. It was the smoothest landing I have had it quite dome time"
Pros: "3 - 2 seat arrangement and lots of leg room. Excellent boarding."
Cons: "Bread of sandwich was dry."
Pros: "It was a lovely easy flight, always lovely flying star alliance."
Cons: "Such a quick flight, everything was appropriate for that. Unsure exactly what would make it better"
Pros: "friendly and helpful crew"
Cons: "organise priority exit when we have a delayed arrival, so that those who have a train or flight connection can get out quicker"
Cons: "1.5 hour delay departing put a slight damper on this flight but otherwise it was fine."
Cons: "Boarding time needs to be longer. Also, too little time between connecting flights."
Cons: "Swiss precision"
Cons: "45mn late"
Pros: "Really good flight. Clean,on time, efficient. Early arrival even"
Cons: "I was asked to check my carry-on. I have used this carry-on more than 50x without an issue. I have even put it in the smaller compartments on smaller Bombardier jets. I don't have an issue with being asked to check luggage, but I resent being asked when others are allowed to take their carry-on onto to the plane without issue. Right in front of me while I was waiting for a baggage tag, others were being checked in with carry-on equal to mine and allowed to take it onto the plane. I can only surmise that my ticket limited me to one bag onto the plane, although they would not tell me this. This was not clear when I booked the ticket nor when I checked in on-line. I had a 40 minute connection in Zurich so was very concerned that my luggage would not make it. Luckily, it did make it to my next stop. Swiss Air seems to have different restrictions than other airlines which I have encountered before. I take ownership that I should be aware of a tickets restrictions but this was a multi-leg trip (5). However, I will tend to avoid Swiss air in the future, to avoid having to research their unique restrictions."
Pros: "Good crew."
Cons: "The flight itself was pleasant. But a 3 hour delay, because of technical issues on the incoming flight from Geneva? Why didn’t they send another aircraft?"
Pros: "After having read Swiss Airline reviews I was prepared for a difficult and uncomfortable trip from BOS to ZUR. I was pleasantly surprised to the kindness and comfort I found in the economy class of Swiss Airline. Bags were checked in, flight was timely and legroom was satisfactory. I would highly recommended Swiss Airline due to my overall experience."
Pros: "Lots of room because plane was half full"
Cons: "I arrived almost early enough to get on an earlier flight. I think if I'd pleaded a bit more..."
Cons: "It was delayed"
Pros: "Chocolate Mövenpik ice cream"
Pros: "Great seat, wide enough for an adult and a 2 year old to sit in. Food was nice, but didn’t make you go wow."
Cons: "TV was a bit small"
Cons: "The seats were uncomfortable, smaller aircraft"
Pros: "Crew memebers were so kind at all times. Even thou’ it was a short flight they gave us a free snack and beverages AND a bonus chocolate!"
Cons: "Nothing it was all great! Even music was playing while we waited on the plane."
Pros: "New aircraft"
Cons: "Lost luggage. Flight delayed."
Pros: "Check in easy"
Cons: "Weren’t told enough about delays ... very tight seating crew was friendly"
Cons: "30 mins late both ways"
Pros: "I’ve flown SWISS Air twice in the past 6 years and I’ve never had an issue, always a great experience!"
Pros: "Good clean service that Swiss is known for."
Cons: "There’s never overhead space for carryon. Ever since they went to lift, I have had to put my luggage in a row near the rear, making me wait until the plane almost complete Disembarks before able to get the bag."
Pros: "typical Swiss quality"
Cons: "Delay. Missed train connection. Business class went to row 15 To then leave it empty"
Pros: "Plane was comfortable (for a plane) and the staff were polite and efficient. The flight made up lots of time and the in flight snacks were very welcome."
Cons: "The flight was very delayed, and the communications from Swiss was lacking. In fact their app thought the flight had taken off and landed on time?!"
Pros: "Great Food and very pleasant personnel."
Cons: "Choices of music and movies."
Pros: "I was concerned the connections would be too tight but it worked out great!"
Cons: "1h45 departure delayed with no compensation."
Pros: "MANAGER WAS FABULOUS STAFF WAS FABULOUS"
Pros: "Boarding without frills. On-time departure. Overall good food. Great cabin crew; they took care of a toddler with a fever and her mother."
Pros: "Almost nothing.."
Cons: "1) my seat was broken (didn't recline) 2) my USB charger... Broken.. 3) my food was in a metal container that was stamped and the ink from the stamp leaked and was pressed across my food. I was literally not about to eat the alphabet... (luckily, a nice attendant came by and apologized, as I know it was not her fault the food came out like this. 4) Rude attendant came over 25 mins after I had turned on my attendant button to ask for a bottle of water. (I turned it on while they were still serving drinks) (also forgot I needed water to take some medicine that required to drink a full glass) She came up to me and my fellow passenger, yelled at BOTH us while she was waving her hands our face. I mentioned to her "it's not polite to treat people this way" she moved her hands closer to my face thrusting her whole body over my fellow passengers face, and continued yelling at me about turbulence (while she's completely avoiding the rule herself.) He and I were both seated and buckled and not bothering anyone. She could've just taken her own lecture and kept ignoring the signal. I wrote about this in customer support letter that the 'NICE' and 'Helpful' attendant Gave to me that sincerely apologized for the previous attendants behavior."
Cons: "Customer services fly attendece great services"
Pros: "On time, even arrival 20 min earlier, very courteous and professional cabin crew comparing to the rudeness of Lufthansa one. Soft landing."
Cons: "At LHR terminal 2, same gate A, B, for 2 different flights which lead to confuse many passengers. Better signing and Public Announcement is needed. Queuing 1:30h for tax refund is totally unacceptable and leads to give up to claim your rights."
Cons: "Flight was 2 hours late. This is my second experience in a week with Swiss flights being 2-4 hours behind."
Pros: "What I liked is that they didn't really focus on the weight I had little more weight and they didn't really make an issue for me"
Cons: "Geneva airport is so busy on the weekend I had to stay in the line for 20 minutes it's a little annoying"
Cons: "smooth & efficient friendly crew"
Cons: "They checked at the gate all our hand luggages to make sure we didnt exceed the 8 kilo mark. This is very cheap and only suitable for the low cost airlines. I expect swiss air as a higher class flight to turn a blind eye on this matter"
Pros: "fast boarding, great crew."
Cons: "when is SWISS going to change serving something else rather than this chocolate bread during morning flights?"
Cons: "We have bought our seats, but in the airport it was found that our seats were assigned to somebody else and nothing could be done to give them back to us"
Cons: "Considering that we’re in the middle of a pandemic no LH ground staff at Heathrow Airport was leading by example wearing protective equipment such as mask or gloves. Further, I found it inexplicably that almost every seat was taken on this flight. If LH knows that the flight is booked close to capacity I would have expected they do their part and due diligence by swapping to a bigger aircraft to help protect people and their customers, it’s not that they wouldn’t have other aircrafts grounded and ready to go... A reduced beverage service is all you can do, really? LH - very disappointing once again"
Pros: "quality of plane"
Cons: "check in takes 30 minutes since my visa was in old passport"
Pros: "Didn’t like anything. Mediocre all round."
Cons: "Disembarkation took 40 mins due to which most passengers struggled to catch connecting flights. Very poor service by Lufthansa to help delayed passengers."
Pros: "Everything other than luggage situation"
Cons: "Luggage left in London and had to pay for baggage when Momondo said luggage was included"
Pros: "Quick, comfortable and easy"
Cons: "Boarding was a bit clunky"
Pros: "Boarding was quick and good"
Pros: "Seat and crew were amazing but obviously struggled to be proud and confident of their job, can’t blame them if the company cuts expenses all over."
Cons: "When you fly business class, you expect a different product than economy, because you pay almost double the price. All we got is the same lousy sandwich as in economy, neither are alcoholic or hot beverages available due to ‘shortage of staff’ as the crew announces. A flight far behind LH standards."
Cons: "On tome flight"
Pros: "Nothing at all, whole experience was incredibly stressful"
Cons: "The transfer was awful. Long line for the frankly bizarre security check despite never leaving the terminal, incredibly rude staff at Frankfurt airport, all wearing may we help badges, so kind of answered their own question. Check in staff once we had sprinted th length of the terminal very rude"
Pros: "Crew very helpful."
Cons: "Both flights late. Food was worthy rather than tasty. Seats small. Too much plastic - why not use non plastic cups. Sexist safety card."
Cons: "More varieties of whisky on board"
Pros: "Lufthansa hands down is the best airline I have ever flown!"
Cons: "The entertainment system broke down completely on the whole plane and the crew was sort of grumpy."
Cons: "Boarding by rows would avoid people rushing to line up ahead of time."
Pros: "on time."
Cons: "a bit late"
Pros: "Despite the short flight we were still given food and as always I love airline food. Free alcohol is always a bonus as well! Nice crew and timely take offs and landings. Could bring two hand luggage (backpack and suitcase) which I like even though I didn't have to pay extra!"
Cons: "No negatives."
Pros: "Very explanatory clear and responsive. There was a short delay they kept us informed clearly and responsibly. Excellent flight and superb performance. Very polite and helpful."
Cons: "Flight from Heathrow to Frankfurt delayed, when we arrived we had no chance of making our connecting flight to Split yet no one told us. No one at the gate which didn’t say final call (or on any of the boards) or anyone calling us over the tannoy at any point. Super rude “flight manager” A. Turini burst out laughing when we told him our situation and when I asked why he said “Well would it make you happier if I cry instead?” So unprofessional."
Pros: "The ground staff in Heathrow was helpful. They happily swapped me onto an earlier flight to Munich after I spotted delays out of Munich, allowing me ample time to connect in Munich airport"
Cons: "Lufthansa's narrowbodies have one of the most uncomfortable seats in the sky. These slimline seats are built with a central beam running vertically along the midline of the seat, making it very uncomfortable with your spine."
Pros: "Crew and service was amazing"
Cons: "No entertainment food Horrible"
Cons: "Online check-in did not work. When I checked in at the airport, I received only a middle seat."
Pros: "I like everything about Lufthansa in terms of quality and service"
Cons: "Punctuality. I fly lufthansa twice a week and I have yet to fly on time. There are always a delay."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Almost everything"
Cons: "Cancelled flight and transferring me on turkish airlines again the flight was delayed over three hours.,obviously we have missed our connection flight to Beirut and now waiting in front the hotel desk because the first flight to Beirut is 12:25 pm , I have lost 2 days from my holiday,I'm very tired and upset, I will never use kayak ever again and I will tell all my friends and family to avoid it."
Cons: "The flight was delayed . When we arrived in Frankfurt, there was a quie of 200m . After waiting 10 minutes, they asked us to go to other passport control . We had to walk onother 10 minutes to get there ."
Cons: "Not entertainment at all"
Pros: "Made up most of the time. Latrobe leaving due to queue."
Cons: "That I did not know in advance there was a snack. Would have odered vegan as it was had nothing."
Cons: "At the gates they said that nobody could bring more than one piece of carry-on items Dash completely catching Everyone by surprise. They took a backpack from me, and it has now been lost."
Cons: "It took ages to go through the security check, although I have mentioned that I have a flight connection that is due to leave nobody gave a s..t, so I missed my flight. Now I’m waiting at the airport"
Cons: "Cancelled then delayed then had to stay in Frankfurt and was a day late"
Pros: "Luthansa flight was very good. On time, and best quality"
Pros: "The environment was very nice. Relaxed and roomy"
Pros: "The counter staff in Heathrow was great"
Pros: "The crew were very helpful and friendly"
Cons: "The flight was delayed"
Cons: "Very very long walk plus train to baggage reclaim at Munich"
Pros: "Everything was perfect ... pilots are so good and professional..!!)"
Cons: "Poor food on first leg. Sat by a man who was allowed to have 7 cans of beer. On second leg of journey I was willing to pay for food. The best choice for anyone trying to eat a healthy diet was pot noodles. Air Canada get 2 stars. Return journey on United gets 4stars."
Pros: "It’s nice that Lufthansa still gives food onboard"
Cons: "My Lufthansa flight left with 1hour delay"
Pros: "Smooth process. Regular updates."
Cons: "Late departure."
Pros: "Good attitude"
Pros: "Fast-track security, Lufthansa lounge in Heathrow T2 was fabulous, with incredibly attentive staff, flight stewards were extremely polite and also attentive. Great in flight snack and drinks. A real pleasure."
Cons: "The long walk at Frankfurt - but you can't blame the airline for the place the plane docks at."
Pros: "Fast and efficient boarding"
Pros: "Easy check-in and helpful staff. I would absolutely fly with Lufthansa again"
Cons: "The plane lands a considerable distance from the airport, you walk across the tarmac in the rain to a bus, and then the bus ride is almost 15 minutes. I expect Lufthansa to have a better berth at Frankfurt."
Pros: "Free refreshments. Funny cabin crew!"
Cons: "There was very confusing and contradictory information on what you can take with you on top of your cabin luggage. e.g. Can you or can you not take a small shoulder bag with you."
Pros: "Nie odbyl size powodu opuznienia samolotu z Chicago do Londynu"
Pros: "Was informed that boarding would be delayed but began within minutes. Arriva time was spot on"
Pros: "Services is good ."
Cons: "Food can be better"
Pros: "Nice crew, good food."
Cons: "Both bathroom were not working in business class area."
Cons: "All of the less than good, obvious!"
Pros: "Flight and the crew!"
Cons: "Staff at the airport pushing you to upgrade to first class but not making it clear only the first trip from Athens to Amsterdam which the first class uses same uncomfortable seats as the economy to pay extra 130 euros ridiculous airfrance stuff! I should have flown all the way to NYC first class!!!"
Pros: "Planes were on time and connections made."
Cons: "One bag delayed as not put on flight and food could be better."
Cons: "Everything was OK"
Cons: "Flight got cancelled"
Pros: "Seats were super comfortable, bigger than most planes with extra leg room. Food was excellent and fresh, amazing Dutch cheese sampler was divine. No nonsense staff who had all connecting flight info on hand when we arrived in Abu Dhabi. KLM staff were friendly and efficient. Fabulous airline."
Pros: "KLM never disappoints, the cabin crew was extremely kind and helpful!. The food was great, nice leg room in regular economy class, thousands of movies and tv shows...it was great!"
Cons: "Well there was a LOT of turbulence but no one can control the weather and shout out to the pilot for giving us such a smooth landing a rough weather!"
Pros: "Seats super comfy. Ended up with 3 seats to myself that formed a bed for the lap Uk to NZ. Very nice!"
Cons: "Head support for 6 feet plus people on seats would be good"
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."
Pros: "The crew was great but the seat wasn't as comfortable and didn't have much leg room."
Pros: "the crew was nice"
Cons: "Seat confort on long flights, leg rooms,"
Pros: "On time and friendly crew"
Cons: "Boarding needs improvement"
Pros: "The crew!!"
Pros: "Crew was in a festive mood, the meal was unexpectedly delicious"
Cons: "Seats ok, but could be more comfy"
Pros: "short, sweet and to the point. 1+ hour flight is usually an easy hop."
Pros: "Short flight and being able to escape from drunk belligerent Passenger on previous flight"
Cons: "Our lougage did not arrive"
Cons: "Nothing special"
Pros: "Professional crew. Good boarding."
Cons: "No entertainment on board in business. Stale buns - staff unapologetic. Older 737 with uncomfortable seats."
Cons: "Flight was cancelled."
Pros: "Fairly nice flight. 7 hours AMS to JFK. They had ice cream cones for us mid flight and an after dinner cognac if you wished."
Cons: "Not a big fan of paying for a few extra inches of leg room in a better seat after paying for a ticket."
Pros: "Decent meal (warm Pasta all'arrabbiata), nice little muffin for dessert and standard drinks (coffee & tea were a bonus, as they didn't serve any on a similar flight, from Barcelona to Amsterdam), friendly cabin crew."
Cons: "Poor timing - no reason for a 40 minute delay at take off (plane was fully boarded in time) Old aircraft, shabby, dirty and cramped seats. Coming from my connecting flight from Barcelona, I could clearly tell the different in the quality (and cleanliness) of the aircrafts."
Cons: "We did not get two of baggage at the destination."
Pros: "Arrived Early!"
Cons: "Left Late :-)"
Pros: "He missed it due to having a 32 minute layover, which he ran all the way to board."
Cons: "he had no choice but to look at the closed door of his flight, and wait an additional 7 hours and they didn't even give him a voucher for food. I'm his mother, I'm currently visiting family in Scotland, so couldn't help him much. I'm pretty disgusting and disappointed by the whole experience."
Pros: "Good service onboard, good food. On time."
Pros: "Good Experience"
Cons: "Nothing much"
Pros: "The time keeping was very good. We left on time and arrived early on both occasion. Good organisation. Excellent service."
Pros: "Booked extra room seat which gave me good room for seating"
Pros: "Very friendly staff"
Pros: "Comfortable seats. Warm plane with happy staff."
Cons: "Maybe a second sandwich option for food, not everyone likes cheese."
Pros: "Crew good flight was fine apart from delay due to fog in Amsterdam but kept informed"
Cons: "Flight was delayed due to weather in Amsterdam area"
Pros: "The flight attendants could not do enough for you."
Cons: "Business class was pretty empty but again I was not allowed to change my seat selection online. Pathetic check-in."
Cons: "No proper info regarding cancellation. Staff was unfriendly and abruptly responded to passengers."
Pros: "was very quick"
Pros: "From pre-boarding, to boarding, to the food, and the attentiveness, everything was top notch! The cleanliness of the plane was only topped by the friendliness of the crew."
Cons: "The flight was marked at almost 11hrs but ended up being only 9...not a negative other than it meant not spending as much time on board!"
Cons: "KLM can't seem to figure out the order of boarding the plane. Should be business - priority - everyone else. Instead they do priority first, and that's usually two-thirds of the passengers. Also, really tired of the fake business class on these flights..."
Cons: "Didn't allow my carry on. Said too big. Same bag was on earlier connecting flight on much smaller plane. Also on flight on Southwest week prior. But larger intercontinental flight wouldn't allow it."
Pros: "Priority boarding was appreciated and the flights were on time. Service was fine. Schipol was good."
Pros: "The pilot kept us informed periodically during our journey. I liked that we could choose our seating online. The entertainment was good."
Cons: "The plane was dirty, all seats did not have pillows and blankets. Seating was not very comfortable, particularly as there was a box attached to one of the legs of the seat in front of me, making it necessary to move my legs to an uncomfortable angle."
Cons: "Departure 40 mins late. I took this flight 2 weeks ago and it was also delayed."
Pros: "I was upgraded to Buisness so, no complaints"
Cons: "No Marlboro light cigarettes on the duty free shopping cart"
Pros: "Fortunately, the plane was not full, so people could spread out a bit to create extra room. The food was really good! (surprisingly)."
Cons: "KLM's new configuration for this type of plane made the seats even narrower than before. While leg room was reasonable, the 3 abreast seating meant a lot of discomfort, especially in the row right in front of the restroom."
Pros: "Friendliest economy class service I've ever encountered."
Pros: "Very good flight, excellent service and good food."
Cons: "With skyteam elite status cannot select free upgrade from economy to premium economy unless it is 30hrs before boarding for this code share which is actually a KLM flight"
Pros: "Boarding was smooth and hassle free, crew were friendly and helpful, food and drinks were very good, entertainment system is awesome and up to date with latest contents, good flight overall"
Cons: "Cabin noise and air conditioning too cold, didn't sleep well"
Cons: "They were rude, we almost didn’t made to the connection flight of their own company and they just didn’t care. The suitcase didn’t made it either"
Pros: "helpful and friendly crew"
Cons: "more comfortable and spacious seats."
Cons: "The headphone jack didn’t work so no entertainment system. 45 minute wait for luggage at SVO which is becoming much more common with Aeroflot. And it is their airport. They have control over this problem!"
Pros: "Both legs were not yet so I was able to spread out a little. Both flights were punctual, despite having to de-ice the plane before take off."
Cons: "The announcements were spoken very quickly. Both Russian and English. It was hard to understand , especially with the English translation"
Pros: "Good airline and good service"
Cons: "Babies crying everywhere and the crew doesn't do anything about it"
Cons: "Felt like small chairs. Big guy set near me, we didnt have place for the hands."
Pros: "One of the crew member was very nice. I had not ordered the veg meal but he managed to find some vegetarian items for me for both meals. Very polite guy"
Cons: "It was very hot on the aircraft. Lot of passengers has to resort to using safety instruction card as waving fan."
Cons: "Asked them bot to sit us at the far end near the toilets and guess what.....last tier next to the toilets!! Broke my son’s bugaboo bee pushchair 2nd time due to the way they handle it as they through them instead of caring for them. Service in moscow is very poor."
Pros: "Crew were friendly Boarding was pleasant Everyone was helpful"
Cons: "Entertainment was very hard to navigate and to follow"
Pros: "Staff was very nice."
Cons: "Boarding at the gate was very good, but check-in at the counter was extremely slow - we almost missed the flight."
Pros: "The seats, considering they were in coach, were comfortable and all the armrests went up for freedom of movement sake."
Cons: "The food was not great, over cooked veggies and bland. For an 11 hr flight, we were served dinner and then upon waking, served another dinner - no breakfast? The bathrooms smelled like urine even before take off. Most of the flight attendants were nice. Ours while pleasant, rolled her eyes when I asked for some wine and a glass of water, like “ugh Americans always have to be so decadent” lol, but she did serve me, so wat ever that’s worth. The movies selection was pretty limited and the system that played it was super slow and a little archic."
Pros: "Excellent food, personal. Comfortable seats, best free movie. I enjoy it. You are the best!"
Cons: "I can't say bad things. It was excellent"
Pros: "Friendly flight attendants, comfortable seats, good refreshments and meal. I fell asleep early in the flight and woke as the crew was cleaning up from the meal service. I asked if I could have a meal and yes, they would prepare one for me. Very gracious. I also had a problem that my luggage transferring from another airline in London, with a very short layover, did not make my flight. Aeroflot personnel at SVO Moscow took care of this and my luggage was delivered the next day in perfect shape."
Pros: "Everything was ok"
Pros: "The only thing I liked in the entire trip was when an official at the Moscow airport gave me a front seat on the plane upon request since I had a bus to catch."
Cons: "Rude air hostesses."
Pros: "The flight attendants are cute and accurate"
Cons: "No small pillows, hard to sleep on chairs"
Pros: "Good flight, departing Moscow wasn't so bad even with the wintry conditions (JFK on the other hand...) Flight staff was friendly and well dressed, video worked, needs were met. Wasn't cold on the flight though I did sit by the window seat so the temperature was adjusted accordingly :) Overall, very pleased with Aeroflot. Would I do it again? Already have a trip booked in two months!"
Cons: "Two go-rounds due to wind sheer in the airport environment."
Pros: "2 meal services provided more than enough food. Simple boarding process- everyone at once. There were also blankets, a pillow, and little disposable slippers provided."
Cons: "The tv in the seat back in front of me didn't work. It would not even turn on. The flight attendant wanted to move my bag from the overhead compartment to some location I couldn't understand because someone had a suitcase and they were running out of room. I was there first and did not want to move my bag."
Cons: "They lost/left my luggage in Moscow."
Pros: "In-flight service was pleasant."
Cons: "The boarding at the Heathrow Airport was a bit chaotic, due to the incompetence of the so-called manager who had no ability in simple crowd management. Fortunately, some female flight attendant who did the boarding had some common sense and helped ease the situation. Sack that male manager who was so unpleasant and incompetent."
Cons: "No alcohol served."
Pros: "Nothing extra ordinary"
Cons: "That was my first flight and the entertainment video did not work I also will like to see a situation where I can drop my luggage and be checked in on the day of flight no matter the flight time I drove all night to Heathrow from Manchester and arrived at check in countrer at 8am and was refused check in until 11.30 for a 1:45pm flight so I was not able to go and sleep somewhere as I planner . After all that the flight we delayed one hour"
Cons: "Maybe 300 people had to wait while one person looked at passports in cramped conditions. And this was just to transfer planes! And then security again! People most likely missed connecting flights"
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Food was terrible"
Cons: "The takeoff and landing was very shaky. I've never experienced it this way."
Pros: "There was two hours delay on my flight."
Cons: "Gate changing every 15minuts was not good."
Cons: "The legroom on the flight was the smallest I've ever experienced on the international flight. It was extremely uncomfortable."
Pros: "Good crew (as usual for Aeroflot). Not old airplane (10,5 yo). And that's all"
Cons: "Airplane was not renovated with not good salon. Poor meal: 2 cakes and mineral water or tea/coffee."
Pros: "Crew, plain, everything was perfect. Will definiyly fly again with Aeroflot."
Pros: "There was a bottle that leaked in the overhead compartments. I was dripped on during take off. They cleaned up the mess, but I still had to smell like alcohol for the rest of the flight. It was unfortunate, but everyone was pleasant."
Pros: "air france is always quite good to my experience -- the food, the crew etc..."
Cons: "the hostesses were beyond rude and disrespectful, even pushing my seat up while i was sleeping without waking me or asking me. They do not speak English, even though they are hosting international flights. The planes are very old and overloaded with hand luggage to the point that i had to keep my trolley under my feet. Very poor service."
Cons: "Bag did not make it, now I am stuck sitting at my hotel waiting for it to arrive, they have not called or emailed with any updates and I am wasting get my vacation waiting."
Pros: "The color of the seats"
Cons: "The food"
Cons: "They didn't ship my baggage. And I had to wait for it for a couple of days. They airplane landed very fast and I it caused a headache."
Pros: "On schedule Nice and polite service in airport and fly"
Pros: "Flight departed and arrived on time. Boing 777 was in very good condition. Good service on the plane. Good entertainment system with choice of free movies and music. I used to fly only Delta to Russia in the past but after this trip I am convinced that Aeroflot is better."
Cons: "They changed my seat that I reserved online to a different one. It was actually changed to a better seat but the bottom line is that they changed it without asking me."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "respectful flight attendants"
Cons: "meal trays slide over the tray tables. Need to be custom designed to fit better."
Cons: "The gate was changed multiple times. Very inconvienient!"
Cons: "My screen was broken, so I was unable to watch anything on the flight. The food was poor. I made it to Istanbul Istanbul fine, it just could have been more enjoyable."
Pros: "Aeroflot is a great company. They made their best to provide a good service for me and my baby. I would recommend them to everyone!"
Pros: "Entertainment system and food services are great on Turkish"
Cons: "Turkish Airline does not allow carry on over 8 kg even though flight was half empty and it was brand new Boeing 373-800 with large luggage spaces."
Pros: "The flight was good. Thank you very much."
Cons: "The plane from New York left late which means it arrived late as well. Since unloading took way longer than needed or it should have plus the combination of the plane arriving late I had no time to make it to my next flight gate. By the time my next flight was open to boarding I was still unloading on my previous flight. That wasn't my fault, I did not book the connecting flight. I had to run to my next gate and I barely made it before it closed. Not pleasant at all."
Pros: "THe crew was polite and helpfull."
Cons: "It was very noisy because babies who were crying nonstop. My companion mr. Haim Peleg is disabled and we couldn't do checkin online. We were seated at an aisle. And it was very difficulte for him to get up when the passenger that was saeted at the window wanted to come out."
Pros: "again, the crew and plane were exellent"
Cons: "the food was uneatable i would recommend serving rice in stead of pasta and hard-boiled eggs instead of the omelette, these were the worst dishes. i understand the many calculations that go into making these on0board meals. if you take a look at swissair menu you will find many great things. on the other hand, the cold cut meats and cheeses were very good, i would reccomend putting more russian delights such as potatos and meats in simple form, more butter, and of course beer over wive, which was also not good. thank you for reading so far!"
Pros: "The flights were on time, the service was adequate, and the entertainment system was to of the line."
Cons: "The staff barely smile or talk. When you ask for a water, they bring you one, but in complete and utter silence."
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