Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Hangzhou
The cheapest airline ticket to Hangzhou from the United Kingdom in the last 72 hours was £2,614 one-way, and £1,283 round-trip on the route from London to Hangzhou. The most popular route is from London to Hangzhou and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was £1,283 round-trip.
Hangzhou Airport is 17 miles from the centre of Hangzhou. View on map.
Hangzhou is served by Hangzhou Airport, also commonly referred to as Hangzhou. The airport code is HGH.
Most visitors from United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Hangzhou.
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Visitors from United Kingdom will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Hangzhou.
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Hangzhou.
Health Declaration Form
Must be presented upon arrival
Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Bars: Open with restrictions
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "The food was excellent for airline food. The crew were very nice."
Cons: "I couldn't get the wifi at Beijing Capital Airport to work with my American computer no matter what I did..."
Pros: "The plane departed on time, smooth landing"
Cons: "Should offered more meal selections besides pork and beef"
Pros: "The crew was really nice."
Cons: "The check-in process was a disaster. First we couldn't check-in online, so we couldn't choose our seats. When we arrived at the airport and asked to be seated together, they said there are no 3 seats together anymore. What's the point of traveling together with friends if we are seated far away?"
Pros: "Service and food were fine. Baggage allowance was generous."
Cons: "There was very little seat space... seemed narrower than usual and knees touched seat in front all the time unless I got them in one particular position, then it was just a very light touch. I don't recall being on a less comfortable flight. It's a shame that it was an 11 hour flight. The next flight was far better although only 7 hours. However, after the first flight I really appreciated the extra space so very much!!"
Pros: "My first time. It was a fine flight. We liked the food and service and comfortable cabin."
Cons: "We had to stay overnight in Guangzou because our connecting flight to Los Angeles left already coz of delays."
Pros: "It got me to my destination Flight attendants were pleasant"
Cons: "I would not fly China Southern again. Lost baggage - returned a day and half later. Seats were uncomfortable - felt like a pretzel for 15 hours. Crumbs were left on floor from previous flight. Cleaning was not thorough. Delayed flight - no explanation as to why, but plane apparently made up time in the air because arrival time was the same. Food was sub-par. Is rice mixed with noodles a thing?"
Cons: "The seatbacks lacked any padding. It was like leaning against a board for several hours."
Cons: "Ground staff did not want to help me and refused to put me on this flight because they reffered to no transit visa, although I was legally allowed to get on the flight as I have just found out, but it is gone already. As a result all my consecutive flight were cancelled as no show. I tried to reach the airline help line, however due to Chinese New Year they don't work, so there was no way to solve this problem I am VERY dissapointed. Will take this case to the court if my money not refunded"
Pros: "Extra leg room in emergency exit row They actually played a movie that was in English. Not the first time I have flown China Southern, but the first time I had air control above. This is something I feel makes flight a bit more comfortable."
Cons: "Food is terrible. They ran out of wine during first beverage service. Exit row passengers are not permitted to keep items under seat. Flight was delayed at take off and perhaps in route because we were over an hour off of schedule. Aircraft always had a line for the bathroom, two is not enough for amount of people and duration of flight. I do not know if there was bathroom in front, it was sectioned off."
Cons: "They don’t serve water regularly, only before meals. No snacks between meals. My screen does not work. The crew seems not quite nice."
Cons: "Tea coffee not good..food not good...average service"
Pros: "The entertainment on board"
Cons: "They don't let you use your phone for whatever reason and they make a big deal about battery packs"
Pros: "Wonderful staff. We had a problem with our entertainment system and so they upgraded us to first class. Felt really valued."
Cons: "crummy seats. cheap"
Pros: "The arrival was on time. The aeroplane landed very smooth. Luggages arrive the terminal in very short time. Overall this was a comfortable trip."
Cons: "There was no entertainment on the plane. May be this was a short distance trip. On arrival, we needed to take connection bus from the aeroplane to the terminal and wasted us some time."
Pros: "Not crowded."
Cons: "Waited three hours at Shenzhen airport before I could check in for my flight. Then waited two more hours in a dismal VIP lounge."
Pros: "Pleasant crew On time service Good price to value ratio"
Cons: "Cannot check in online or even select a seat The IFR on my seat was not wokring"
Pros: "I could not fault my journey with your Airline at all. I was very pleased with your staff and your service throughout both of my Flights. I shall be very pleased to travel with your Company again and would recommend you to all my Friends and Family."
Cons: "There was nothing i did not like."
Pros: "Same comment as flt to Guanzhou. Flight was comfortable."
Cons: "Again, it took a long while to disembark from the plane. Also, the lock in my suitcase was damaged like someone tried to force open it."
Pros: "No comment"
Cons: "I was sitting on the window seat from Guangzhou to JFK, the person sit next to me( middle seat ) was a handicapped person, she couldn't stand n was pushed in by wheelchair , I don't understand why was she put in the middle seat, I have to climb over her everytime I wanted to go out, what if there is an emergency, it would be difficult to evacuate her, she travel with another three person, middle seat was just not right for her, the crew on board should have disallowed her to sit in the midfle"
Cons: "Very bad flight..Mechanical problem missed connection..it took 3 days to reach to destinations. No service at all."
Pros: "perfect trip"
Cons: "More variety is needed."
Pros: "I have been customer of this company for one year. The service is heart-warming. Thank you."
Cons: "If there is anything I can complain, neither zhajiangmian nor xuecai appeals to my taste."
Pros: "My first flight got delayed and they did delay my connecting flight, but I was rushed to catch the plane."
Cons: "Because of the delayed flight and getting a new boarding pass, my seat that I chose when I checked in was not available, but I guess that's to be expected. Leg space was completely non existent and it was very uncomfortable to sit when the person in front of you reclines all the way back. The food options were small and they ran out of most food items by the time they got to the back."
Cons: "The flight from Korea to Beijing was delayed several times, causing me to miss my onward connections in Beijing and Urumqi. They claimed this was due to weather concerns, but funny that--it was partly cloudy at worst, and every other carrier seemed to be departing on time. Because this isn't a daily route, they reschedule me for two days later at no cost (the one thing that went well here), and the exact same thing--multiple delays, missed connections, and all as other carriers seemed to be running on schedule. At this point, I just deemed the trip not worth it. They have refunded my fare, but I would have preferred my two weeks holiday in Georgia by far."
Cons: "We waited for over an hour to get our luggage and then it came out on a different carousel and was not announced. But that may have been the fault of the Bali airport and not China Southern."
Pros: "Flight attendants very kind"
Cons: "Only pillows and blankets , no eye masks , no socks, The choice of films"
Cons: "I was given the incorrect information by the airport staff. Check-in was at a different location than I was informed of. I did not make the flight."
Pros: "Help And pleasant staff"
Cons: "Poor quality entertainment screen"
Pros: "nice onboard entertainment system."
Cons: "lost my luggage ;-("
Pros: "I love the amenities provided by this airline. They give you pillows, blankets, headphones, and magazines. I love the attentiveness of the staff. They provide drinks, meals, and snacks during the scheduled time. If you need something else, then they are happy to help you. The staff really helped us with the temporary visa process during our layover in Wuhan!"
Cons: "My entertainment monitor was not working during the flight to Guangzhou. I listened to music on my own device for entertainment."
Pros: "Friendly and efficient staff. Very attentive as well."
Cons: "Only overhead entertainment with the subtitles too small to read and only one language option. Headrest could have bendable sides to keep the head upright while sleeping. Seats were generous but somehow did not feel comfortable."
Cons: "on the return flight the headphone female jack doesnt connect well so the sound is terrible. i had to use my earphone but the sound only one side. the food is not as good the depart flight"
Pros: "I'm not sure how to rate this because it wasn't the airline's faught but I will avoid traveling through China in the future, even if it cost more. The airport staff and other passengers in Guangzhou were the rudest people I have ever encountered. I wish I could write a review about airport."
Cons: "The flight crew was very polite, understanding and accommodating."
Pros: "Having flown internationally often, but never on China Southern, I was more than impressed and please with the complete experience."
Pros: "Flights are always on time, flight attendants are very nice."
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats, mediocre in-flight entertainment."
Pros: "Vegetarian option available despite not being able to select this when booking the flight"
Cons: "Flight crew unavailable after serving meal to offer refreshments regularly during flight and seats very uncomfortable"
Pros: "Crew were pleasant enough."
Cons: "The Boarding gate area is very crowded. Need to get on a Bus which is over loaded and very uncomfortable. Can't use mobile phones to play games even though in flight mode (Chinese regulations) but very boring given the quality of the entertainment. Volume of entertainment is not high enough to be heard over plane noise. Makes it almost impossible to hear (I have flown on China Southern about 8 times and in 6/8 times this has happened)"
Pros: "The service staff were very friendly throughout the boarding and flight. The seats were fairly comfortable with a decent amount of legroom."
Cons: "The boarding area at the Wuhan airport is miserable. There was one tiny shop to buy some snacks, and nothing else. There was a completely empty Duty Free store, and no available food options - even though it was in the middle of the day. My flight departed from Gate 2, International Terminal. The entertainment options in the flight were plenty, however, the sound on my system did not work. Therefore, I was not able to use the system throughout the entire 14 hour flight."
Pros: "I really can't think of anything on this flight that stood out. We were delayed to check-in for no reason, and nothing special was done. No entertainment on board."
Cons: "We arrived late into Guangzhou, and had to do the international transfer, and the staff were not much help at all. They did nothing to make sure we made our next flight with them. We literally ran through the airport which wasn't completely necessary. It was the cheapest by a long shot though. Spending the night in the GZ airport on your way to Phnom Phen is not recommended. . . We did that and the GZ airport has windows open to the outside so it's freezing inside."
Pros: "Smooth checkin, timely flights, young and courteous staff."
Cons: "Can't say I didn't like something."
Pros: "I fly 10 time to india in past 12 year. But never Sean poor service like china southern,staff was not to good refused to give water. No all"
Cons: "People on wheel chair all upset in China because they refused to take to take them on wheelchair after I involved then finally they agree to took person on wheel chair and still only take half way"
Pros: "All of the flight crew spoke enough English to be helpful and kind. Little food for an international flight."
Pros: "Crew ware kindness with smile"
Cons: "There was like market at gate Therefore no priority boarding"
Cons: "I did not have a complete ticket until approximately 24-hours before departure and only after I called Airfare.com literally for weeks, and then finally told them I wanted to cancel. Then all legs of the trip were suddenly booked, but seats were not confirmed. I was charged a $450 cancellation fee despite the fact that they did not do their job because I was unable to trust anything they were doing, and subsequently booked my flight direct through Delta. Please keep in mind I purchased the ticket on July 3, 2016 and Airfare.com was unable to provide me a complete ticket until the night of August 16, 2016 with a August 17, 2016 departure date to China! I can honestly say this was the worst travel booking experience I've ever had."
Cons: "Long process to board including taking a bus from one terminal to another terminal. Food was just average"
Cons: "Lost the baggage, no where to find."
Pros: "I love the vegan food that they provide me."
Pros: "There was a good amount of leg room for an economy seat"
Cons: "I wish it had more movie options"
Cons: "They wouldn’t let us in the plane due to passport expiring within 6 months of travel. That should have been something you should have put out there during the booking process. We’re now not going on vacation and are having a hard time getting anything back from a trip we couldn’t take"
Pros: "Comfy seat"
Cons: "Less salt in the food"
Pros: "attentive and polite flight attendants"
Pros: "Great airplane (787 Dreamliner), comfortable seats, lots of meals, free beer and wine. Great ticket price!"
Cons: "The cabin crew did not really understand english. When I asked something, it was clear that they didn't understand. I had to claim my checked bag and recheck it at every flight segment. No ability to select seats unless it was more than 72 hours before departure."
Pros: "The check in boarding pass is not that nice."
Cons: "The boarding pass people need to improve, especially to elderly people."
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!"
Cons: "Too many security points"
Pros: "Crew was friendly"
Cons: "To many transfers"
Pros: "Staff attentive but many with limited English skills. Plane well laid out with adequate storage in Business."
Cons: "Food was overcooked but plentiful Fruit selection excellent. More English fluent staff."
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"
Pros: "Upgraded to business class for free and service was amazing."
Cons: "got severe food poisoning from the airline food."
Pros: "Crew's Services"
Cons: "Snacks and water ran out during the last several hours of the flight. For shorter people, their feet would have difficulty touching the floor."
Cons: "the transit in Xiamen after my flight from Hong Kong it was 7 hours I have stay in xi amen. The promotion and/or advertisement saying that I have eight hotel for me to rest in Xiamen or a city tour. After I arrived there.all of those was saying nothing provided today. all I can have is leading me to a lough where just seats, tables for passenger to sit there. provided tea, water, Chinese made coke with natural temperature no ice . just sit there for 7 hours to wait for my connection flight to LAX"
Cons: "Flight got delayed in Xiamen, miss the connecting flight to chongqing."
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: "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: "New and very clean airplane. Appears to be an inch or two more room between the seats on the 787 to and from China. Good boarding procedure."
Cons: "The actual flights were ok. The experience at the airports was the reason for the below average rating. They are not set up to handle transit passengers. The signage in English is poor or nonexistant. The overall level of English for the airport staff is very poor. One goes upstsirs/downstairs nunerous times. Because the second portion of WF858 is domestic flight, the passenger needs to exit the terminal and re-enter as an international passenger. Numerous security and passport lines. I found the movie selection to be poor with few non-violent movies available. Will not fly this route again."
Cons: "The check in staff did not let me check in and denied to support me! The reason was that my first name, middle name and last name were written in English order, not in Chinese order! I want my money back! All of my plan and meetings in Xiamen were cancelled!"
Pros: "Clean plane. Left on time. A little more seat room than many other carriers."
Cons: "Poor selection of movies. Want more light comedy"
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: "Complimentary wifi and excellent crew service"
Cons: "The econ seat is too low, when front seater tilted the seat backward, the screen is right in front of my face. Entertainment video screen doesn’t adjust; in other words, it cannot be adjust in angle, causing neck pain over time. Meals are average, definitely different from the quality compared to regional or domestic equivalent. Very sad, considering that Xiamen Air has a good reputation inside China. The restroom is also poorly stocked — no toilet roll constantly"
Cons: "My keychain was ripped off from my baggage despite me hiding it. It was stolen by their baggage handler and the airline refused to admit liability and was protecting it Staff. Xiamenair is a corrupted airline which I will not take in the future!"
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: "Crew from lax to xiamen were good they took care of my meal from xiamen to bkk . They offered me their food which was pretty generous of them"
Cons: "I called 24 hrs prior to my flight to ask for Vegetarian meal but that was not available... There was so much problem with food . And the toilets were very very dirty :("
Pros: "crew provide excellent and attentive service. food is good"
Cons: "food could be better"
Pros: "Two meals plus sandwich in between were enough to keep me from getting hungry."
Cons: "Boarding line was too long. There was no grouping which means there was a bit of disorder. A check-in counter agent was super slow. Other agents had a supervisor watching over their shoulders so they were much more efficient. The flight ran out of hot tea... but got refilled later. Need more tea cuz most passengers were Chinese."
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: "Even though the flight was short, a simple meal was served and it tasted great. It was around dinner time but I wasn't expecting a meal. The flight crew was friendly and professional also."
Cons: "The flight landed at an outlying terminal and we had to be bussed to the main terminal. Just a little inconvenience."
Pros: "Good was pretty good, with snack sandwich between meals. Drinks were offered often."
Cons: "The flight was delayed by 40 minutes."
Pros: "I was forced to buy a new ticket home, which made me discover how wonderful Japan Airlines is..."
Cons: "How are these people still in business? The only people answering customer service hotlines were from the main HQ who only spoke Chinese and would immediately transfer callers to a line for “forgeiners” which would just ring awhile and then disconnect. Same thing happened for at least 10 different people stranded by cancelled flights, even had people trying to call for me from the US. A travel agency was able to switch my friends flights, only to be blocked at his gate by an uninformed Xiamen agent saying he needed a visa for his layover in China, ultimately forcing him to buy a whole new ticket. Xiamen never answered, reimbursed, or recitified any of this. On the flight there, flight attendants had attitudes and SMOKED IN AIRPLANE, it STANK like an ashtray!!! And the food was the worst I ever encountered."
Pros: "The food was good and staff was friendly"
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: "I really liked the space in Business and the priority boardings in Asia. Worth every penny. Food was great. A lil slow on serving alcohol though. Very relaxing trip."
Cons: "Not much. Liked I mentioned, slow on serving the alcohol. You have to push to get a drink."
Pros: "The offerings of beverages and the choices were good"
Cons: "Lack of communication by staff. Lack of entertainment on 14 hour flight. Was told not to use device while others were able to use."
Cons: "The flight was delayed due to air traffic control. Subsequently I missed my connecting flight -- Xiamen to Manila that evening and had to spend another night in China. Next flight out of Xiamen was 6pm, Nov 2. Xiamen ground staff was very helpful in booking me the option to fly China Southern to Guangzhou the night of Nov 1, stay for free in a hotel, and then take the 0835 morning China Southern flight from Guangzhou to Manila. It was difficult to identify the right people to speak with and get clear assistance and direction in both Xiamen and Guangzhou."
Pros: "all of the Xiamen staff were really great."
Cons: "Nothing that I disliked."
Pros: "Flight Attendants were nice a professional Seats comfortable Meal size was quite large for economy Domestic"
Cons: "Check In Agent said my ticket was incorrect? Had to go to about three different desks with very limited English. Had a baggage overage that I was happy to pay for but would have had to go to another desk to pay. Would have missed my flight. Hand carried 8 pieces of dry cleaning through the Airport. Not customer saavy or friendly."
Pros: "GOOD Service, Great Priceing!!!"
Cons: "The delay was extremely horrible causing us to miss our flight and then put us on a flight that was once again delayed for another 6 hours. The crew was still hesitant on disclosing the time we would be leaving"
Cons: "As everyone was lining up at the gate to board, a guy came out yelling at everyone is Chinese. I have no idea what he said but it didn't sound good. We sat on the plane for 1.5 hr waiting to depart. An announcement was finally made that there was some kind of issue with air traffic, we ended up almost 2 hrs delayed. The volume on the media device in front of me was not working. The seats were terribly uncomfortable, my butt was hurting after the first hour."
Pros: "Comfortable and friendly"
Cons: "No problems"
Pros: "Boarding was pretty quick."
Cons: "Seats were quite uncomfortable. Not much leg room."
Cons: "Online check in through Kayak doesn’t work"
Cons: "Flight was delayed for 2 hours without advance notice. For a 4:30 am flight. Passengers were already at the airport around 2am. Only to depart at 6am. No sleep. No food and very uncomfortable. Would be better to give heads up ahead of time"
Pros: "הצוות היה מאוד נחמד. האוכל היה בינוני וכך גם איכות הסרטים."
Cons: "אינטרנט אלחוטי חינם. לעדכן באופן ברור שהצ׳ק נסגר מוקדם (כשעה ומשהו לפני המראה) עקב המרחק הגדול בשדה. כמעט פספסתי את הטיסה."
Pros: "Nothing is amazing."
Cons: "8 hour delay. Paid for luggage. No food or beverages. Man behind me played a loud video with a baby crying and wasn’t told to turn it down. No help with luggage up stairs or down stairs."
Cons: "There was a metallic can opener in food Crew does not speak english Toilets really bad"
Pros: "I was very impressed with the planes on both legs of my journey. Extremely modern, clean, and comfortable. The service was also exceptional. Personal whole being extremely efficient. Thank you to all the cabin crew."
Cons: "The food on my flight was not the best. The appetizer and desert was great. The vegetables on the side were at best edible. But my main dish of beef filet was difficult to eat. The red wine was terrible but the white whine and sparking wine were decent."
Pros: "Seats are comfortable."
Cons: "Check in agents could have been more professional"
Cons: "I didn't get notification that this flight was cancelled. I had to call the airlines to help me book a flight back to HK International. What happened?"
Pros: "Food and worker take care very good"
Cons: "staffs are rude, unfriendly"
Pros: "On time performance that is really not a given on any flight from PRC"
Cons: "Ear pieces given only after "reaching altitude. Movie choices censored - no blockbusters (Ma Ma Mia was featured as a new release). Food rather of lousy quality with rice and pork as well as thick noodles with some thick oyster sauce and five rather tiny shrimps. Cold bun and frozen chunk of butter to start on the salad (again some shrimps with glass noodles) and four tiny pieces of watermelon. Red wine served but no white. They were quickly running through the isles with duty free but no one knew what they were selling as no catalogue in seat pocket. Qualified as a good domestic flight - not really of international standard with dirty toilets after an hour of flight time"
Pros: "Superb Pilot we had a very nice flight. All the negative reviews i read was Deleted on my mind ‘coz we just had a wonderful experience with our flight. ‘Will definitely fly with you guys again. Congratulations China Eastern!"
Pros: "The dinner and lunch service was weird as missing components of the both services came when we were finished eating .. Breakfast was much better"
Cons: "Turbulent flight"
Cons: "There were dried throw up on my sister's seat belt (next to me) and on the floor below us so the the whole duration of the flight smelled like throw up."
Pros: "Newer plane Boeing 777. Single business class seat by window."
Cons: "Many young kids and a crying baby in business class plus very loud talking during sleep time."
Pros: "Cheap ticket fair Crew somewhat friendly despite extremely limited language skills So many empty seats( you will find why below) despite Chinese festival. Boarding to aircraft easy, especially child friendly at SFO. SFO staff quite friendly, at least ours."
Cons: "Overall comment: It’s supposed to be international flight but I and my family, all US CITIZENS had to check in at SFO in the beginning where the staff was very helpful n did her best n told me that I would have to claim baggage one time in China. We had to claim baggages at Qingdao n drag to find hotel with one security guard’s broken English helping me for directions to potential hotels- no help at all otherwise. In the morning, we checked in with all baggages at Qingdao but they refused to do it all the way to KTM. Very very rude n unfriendly staffs. At Kunming, we dragged all baggages with our tired kids n checked in for the third time in one outbound flight n almost had to go through baggage check for lithium battery with the fact that it was the same baggage passing security in SFO then Qingdao and having no lithium inside. It followed a very very painful scrutiny n security which involved my 10 year old, a lot part of which seemed inexperienced n unnecessary. They took my daughters portable charger simply because it was wrapped with fancy tape"
Pros: "Never made my flight :-("
Cons: "I mistakenly could not obtain my boarding pass in time, and even though the security crew at the gate let me through check in with proof of my itinerary they did not let me board because I did not have my boarding pass. I ran as fast as I could to the transfer gate check in, with 15 minutes till departure."
Cons: "We weren’t on the flight because the airport security said there was no boarding information for us."
Pros: "Everything but the seat"
Cons: "The seat didn’t recline. Very uncomfortable especially on a late night flight"
Pros: "EVERYTHING WAS EXCELLENT"
Pros: "The flights were relatively on time."
Cons: "Service was poor. Food was really bad. No real choices. Only wine or beer. Nothing stronger. Could not get much service I will avoid this airline in the future"
Cons: "Rude flight attendants. Luggage didn't transport to next flight."
Cons: "The ground staff at ICN is not polite. We asked them whether we can load more bag before we headed to downtown to go shopping. After we came back to get the boarding pass, we were refused to check more bag under our baggage allowance"
Pros: "Nothing. Too many screaming children"
Cons: "That we boarded late and took off late and were not given a reason why. Crew at Frankfurt were rude and although I was allowed to have 2 bags each weighing 23 kg, I had to pay 110 euros for 1 bag weighing 29."
Pros: "After fighting over and over during rebooking process, we got a direct flight from Shenzhen to Lijiang with a different airline"
Cons: "We booked the flight from Shenzhen to Lijiang with stopover in Kunming. They cancelled the flight from Kunming to Lijiang and suggested us to stop in Kunming, refund us the rest, suggested us to either stay in Kunming or take a train or do whatever to get to our destination. That’s ridiculous, we can’t just change our travel plan or take a 10 hours train."
Pros: "Free wifi. Courteous crew, really good hospitality"
Cons: "Nothing in particular."
Pros: "It is a fairly low cost carrier."
Cons: "It takes the airport staff literally hours to accomplish tasks that should take a few minutes like replacing a ticket the airline lost! Entering China just to transit through took over 2 hours waiting in line and caused to miss our next flight. Then the airline another 3 hours to get us rebooked. Their processes are agonizingly slow. Usually they have a single agent serving when they obviously need 4 or 5. Never again."
Cons: "The 1 hour delay for take off"
Pros: "China Eastern Airline Customer Service Is VERY BAD. Do not fly China EAstern Airline because it offers no customer service"
Cons: "It is my first time to take China Eastern Airline. My son and I had a round trip from New York to Zhengzhou (Connected at Shanghai). I had no problem for outbound trip from New York to Zhengzhou. But for inbound trip from Zhengzhou to New York, we missed the flight due to China Eastern Airline's very bad customer service. At the airport check in, we were told passport ID number did not match the Eastern Airline flight tickets passport ID number. The check in clerk let us to make changes at Eastern Airline counter. The guy from EA just changed my passport id but did not want to change my 7 years old son's ticket id. He was sitting there and did not care about anything. I told him we were going to miss the flight, he gave me a phone number 95530 to let me call EA in Shanghai. I called and EA in Shanghai said I should change at EA counter of the airport. Man, it's a nightmare. The guy updated my ID number on my ticket, but refuse to update my 7 year old son's ID number. So we had to reschedule to next day flight thru the China Eastern Airline USA. They charged $100! We finally got back to New York. They don't care we miss the flights and their customer Service Is VERY BAD"
Cons: "The line for boarding was multiple hours long at the China Eastern counter, which made me late for boarding, not giving me enough time to go through immigration and security. I arrived while boarding was in process, not giving me any time to eat, use the restroom, or prepare before the flight. If the line was much longer, and if immigration didn't give me urgent priority, I could have very well missed my flight through no fault of my own."
Cons: "My luggage from SFO (via HKG) was not loaded in HKG on the same flight and arrived the next day. They don't forward it to my hotel in Shanghai, do I had to head down back to the Hangzhou airport to pick it up and take the train back to Shanghai. No apologies from the airline ever."
Cons: "Flight was delayed and we missed the connecting flight, they were not willing to accommodate us on any flights other than the same flight next day"
Pros: "Rooms, the area, I love the people who work there! Super friendly!"
Cons: "It was all good"
Pros: "I was able to sleep for most of the flight so I was comfortable"
Cons: "There was a rude male attendant who just put my seat up without asking me. It was when food was being served, not during landing or takeoff. Also the food was just okay on this flight. The previous flight to Shanghai the food was really good."
Pros: "cheap price, unforgettable vacation"
Cons: "I cannot complain, but wish I reserved the window seats on thelong flight back. (my fault though)."
Cons: "My "flight 6790" wasn't a flight but actually a bus. It was over 100 miles to Shanghai and we didn't know this until we got to the airport. We almost weren't able to get our luggage because we didn't have a plane ticket for our next flight yet. The attendant at the bus stop said there was no bus that goes there. So we asked for the train, she said there was no train that goes there either. "So HOW do I get to Shanghai to catch this next flight then?" I asked. And she said she didn't know. Nobody would help us and everyone was being rude. We ended up having to spend $100 for 2 of us to take a cab to the next airport an hour away to catch our next flight. We weren't the only ones in the same situation, there were 7 of us total trying to find transportation to the next airport. Between the 2 cabs it cost us $400 just to get to Shanghai to catch our next flight. Shanghai airport personnel were perplexed at why they would send us to Hangzhou China and then tell us our next flight is an hour away in Shanghai. The air crew members were very friendly and accommodating but the airport staff were horrible, and whoever scheduled those flights like that.......I mean come on, seriously? It said FLIGHT 6790, not bus. If we knew that we would have booked a different flight, and we were misled into not doing so."
Pros: "The best part of this airline was the price. In that way this was a great airline."
Cons: "The airline was a pain. You literally had to have your phone off the entire time, not airplane mode, but off. There were movies but not a lot. They did not have and kiosks to avoid the check baggage line. The food made multiple people sick and the chairs were not comfortable"
Pros: "Flights were on time, quiet, and we were fed sufficiently. We purchased tickets separately, so requested to sit together when we checked in at the airport. They accommodated us to sit together for the first flight, but did not try for the second flight, which is mildly annoying. Leg space was great int he exit rows and pretty average in non-exit rows."
Cons: "The airline lost my travel partner's luggage. Despite a 5 hour layover, her bag did not make it to our final destination with us. While I understand this happens, what was really frustrating was the airline's, and lost luggage department's ability to provide any information about where her bag was and when it would arrive. They were unresponsive for 3 days. They did not follow up, though we tried calling, no one answered nor returned our messages. We finally got information after returning to the airport in person, and they bag was delivered within 24 hours of that in-person follow up."
Cons: "They change the boarding gates my whole trip, delay departure and got stuck with transit flight. 3 different language announcements every 5 minutes while we watched the move so I could not finish watch one movie whith 41/2 hour flight. My food tray was sticky when I touched it and it was the worst experience ever. No other airline restrict cigarette light on board except china eastern. So many worst thing happen in this trips."
Pros: "I like the seat configuration."
Cons: "The crew needs to work on their customer service. At one point they picked my husbands tablecloth and basically dropped off a fruit cup and fork for dessert. The plane was hot during the sleep hours. And I smelled cigarette smoke at one point. It woke me up it was so strong."
Pros: "Seats were comfortable, with wide selection of entertainment. The cabin crew was very pleasant, and they feed you pretty well."
Cons: "Check in on London was a mess. In flight,They don't allow you to use phones in airplane mode, even just to read or listen to, and You can't easily use your own headphones for the in flight entertainment,and the quality of the earbuds supplied is so low. But the worst part were the delays in Shanghai, and lack of information from the airline about what to do. A 3 hour delay from London meant we missed our connection and had to stay overnight. Poor communication from the airline or airport employees resulted in a confusing and stressful 12 hours... A simple handout explaining how the free hotel thing worked would be very helpful. (The hotel they put us up at was actually pretty nice!) Despite the generally pleasant flight experience, we will be avoiding China Eastern and transiting in Shanghai in the future."
Cons: "Just the passengers continuing on to Hangzhou were told to wait on the plane. Then after all the other passengers left, we were told to get off as well. Then we were told to stand and wait for at least 20 minutes, then routed through the airport to join the first group of passengers on the plane to go through immigration, where one of the immigration officers was yelling out us. Then we had to wait at least another 20 minutes before we were led to the check-in counter where we each person needed to get new boarding passes. This process took at least a half hour. Then we had to re-enter the regular security line to reboard our flight. When we landed in Hangzhou, this process was essentially repeated, except that this time we collected our checked bags and went through customs before having to go to the check-in counter, again, get a new boarding pass, again, and then go through regular security to continue the remaining leg of my flight. I've never seen such an inefficient transit procedure in my life!"
Pros: "Flight was on time, crews were friendly and helpful, a lot of entertainment choices on the plane, food was not bad. We had a short layover in Shanghai, the crews were very helpful to get us check in through express and get to the connection flight on time."
Pros: "The crew did a good job."
Cons: "It didn't help that the flight was delayed almost 4 hours and we sat on the tarmac the whole time. The food wasn't very good, I was thirsty much of the time. The seats were very crowded and uncomfortable. Very limited selection of movies and you couldn't hear them anyway with the headphones provided."
Cons: "Delayed for a whole day!"
Cons: "Preference wasn't given to my ailing father nor was his needs that were requested beforehand, met. They could not communicate well either and just kept messing up any kind of questions or concerns brought up to them. This happened once, and we thought it was a one time fluke. Never again."
Cons: "Voyama.com switched not only the confirmed flight, but also the DATE and Airport of the original itinerary. Send you a brief email asking for confirmation within 48 hours, with absolutely no other option. Very rude customer service, asking you to pay extra for the originally confirmed flight!!! Never buy from them!!!"
Pros: "Nice crew Descent aircraft"
Cons: "There was a delay and no one knew anything at real time. At the end of the day it was 3 hrs."
Cons: "The food was terrible, the crew was rude, the seats were small, the plane was dirty inside"
Pros: "I booked my business flight through kayak, but looks like kayak is using Flyus.com who’s has a nasty customer service. Even requesting meals cost money. Air China can’t do anything with my flight and are sending me to the kayak.com. I will never again book through kayak and will be reporting this"
Cons: "Don’t sell services through Flyus.com."
Pros: "Comfortable seat."
Cons: "It's about time Air China improved its food. China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan Air, Xiamen Air, etc., are much better."
Cons: "Everything needs to be improved, they need to learn from Emirates"
Pros: "crews are kind and help."
Cons: "entertainment system sucks, no internet"
Pros: "Crew was attentive. Seats were comfortable. Food was not bad."
Cons: "Improve the Beijing airport."
Pros: "Seat was comfortable, plenty of space for luggage, crew was good"
Cons: "Cold sandwich was so so, not big selection of drinks"
Cons: "Decent budget flights. Short transfer time onto second leg was perfect and easy to follow. Only advice is not to use e.dreamers as agent, they add on a hefty fee unable to back out of. Lesson learnt!"
Cons: "They should improve connections"
Pros: "Friendly and helpful crew. Efficient heck-in."
Cons: "Airplane food and overpriced extra baggage."
Pros: "Entertainment was not good the TV did not work"
Cons: "The food and stalf very good"
Cons: "Our flight was severely delayed 6 hours from Heathrow, and that is where this horror story began. No one bothered to tell us anything. When we arrived in Beijing for our connection to Bangkok, we had to search out people for help, there was absolutely no one forthcoming with explanations. We were travelling as 2 friends, I was booked on one flight and my travelling companion on another 15 hours later! This only got changed when we explained that we both only had hand luggage! To then board the flight and sit on the tarmac, engines running, simply waiting, no explanations again!! Will we ever fly China Airways again?? If we could exchange our return flight tickets to that of another Star Alliance member we would."
Pros: "First off, the flight was cheap, really cheap, so for the price it was amazing."
Cons: "Planes was a bit old so the entertainment system was a bit temperamental, poor image and the wife’s controller had taken a beating, so was hard to navigate and adjust settings."
Pros: "Reasonably comfortable"
Cons: "No movie selection and nowhere to charge phones. On line check in was a nightmare."
Pros: "Boarding was prompt and efficient."
Cons: "No power sockets to charge phones, Entertainment selection and functionality completely outdated, just managed to watch 1 movie before I gave up trying. The air hostess tried to help but mentioned that it’s just slow. During dinner service I asked for a second glass of wine with my meal but was refused as only 1 glass of beer or wine is allowed per passenger and flight, which I found very stingy as an airline and irritating from a customer care perspective."
Cons: "Very Old plane The entertainment system was down during entire 9hour trip Food is terrible, noodle so dry, can not eat After toilet visit, the water is not working, can not wash your hand"
Pros: "Wide bed and good support for good sleep"
Cons: "Not a big movie selection"
Cons: "I have to change schedule but cannot do it on-line. I ended up purchasing a new ticket. I try to cancel the ticket but cannot do it on-line."
Pros: "Everything! New aircraft DREAMLINER"
Cons: "Pushy Chinese people acting like someone is trying to take something from them!"
Cons: "the delay of take off from Manila to Beijing that missed our flight in Beijing to Los Angeles. bathroom from China to Manila smells bad ."
Pros: "Pleasant n courteous attendant"
Cons: "No tv monitor in biz class has old seats"
Cons: "The headphone jack was broken so listening to movies was hard. There wasn't a huge variety of food selections"
Cons: "They didn't let me on the flight because they said I didn't check in on the flight to LA. And on the flight to LA I was there but they wouldn't let me on the plane. I wasn't being rude I was cooperating with them."
Pros: "The staff, from airport to plane, were brilliant, the food was initially surprisingly nice, but by the time I'd been in transit long enough for the third meal, I just couldn't face it."
Cons: "The Seats were OK and the legroom was pretty bgood for economy, but the extra headrests on the larger Heatthrow/beijing aircraft came in at about shoulderblade height and made finding a truly comfortable position impossible. Definitely one to look at the price step ups for better seats in future."
Pros: "Good flight, clean, good service and great price"
Cons: "Food for vegetarians is not that great. Carry your own food. English is definitely a problem for the crew but everything is manageable."
Cons: "Luggage did not get on the same plane as me from Beijin to Seoul so I was without my luggage for a day. Received no apology from the airline."
Pros: "Flight attendants are friendly and accommodating. Willing to meet all my reasonable needs. Meals are Ok."
Cons: "Seats are a little small considering my body size."
Pros: "The crew were lovely."
Cons: "Poor entertainment and food (but I think plane food generally isn't great on any airline). Big gaps between beverage service - so bring your own bottle of water unless you want to be that annoying passenger like me who is constantly pressing the button for service to just get water."
Cons: "My complaint is against FlightNetwork.com AND Air China for failing to respect the agreement made when my ticket was purchased and the money had been withdrawn. I would like Kayak to be cautious about working with flightnetwork.com because they took my money but did not honor my ticket or register it with Air China. While waiting to speak with an agent at flightnetwork.com, the Air China manager told me he had plans and would not wait for me to help solve the issue. I was left alone at the counter and forced to buy an entirely new ticket from a different carrier last minute. I do not recommend using Air China from NY JFK or the flightnework.com service connected to Kayak."
Pros: "The price!"
Cons: "The food was ok ok"
Pros: "The service was good. The aircraft was an old aircraft and noisy."
Cons: "Aircraft was old and noisy."
Cons: "The flight arrived late and i barely made my connection."
Pros: "Courteous & professional. Provided information & snacks while waiting. If they devised a way to provide information & resources about connecting flights to each passenger, they would be at the top of their game."
Cons: "I had to pay to catch my connection with no way to document it, as it was an extreme rush & cash was the only way to get it done on the run. So I doubt I'll see any reimbursement. Airlines, Air China included, should try to provide better accommodations for delayed connecting passengers & not just leave it to airport ground crew or worse, passengers own resources. The only assistance provided was a couple crew directing with flight number signs from the arriving gate. But nothing further than that."
Pros: "Food was okay for an airplane and economy class. They weren't generous with alcohol, but they didn't run out like on other China airlines I've flown with."
Cons: "The seats felt especially cramped and hardly leaned back at all (maybe I was able to push the chair back like 2 inches at most) Uncomfortable ride, I know it was only economy, but still seemed more cramped than other airlines economy class sections."
Cons: "Cabin was really dirty, carpet coming apart and stain on the seats"
Pros: "The flight attendants were polite and attentive. Most spoke English or made some effort try. Flights were on time staff was super helpful. Meals were great!"
Cons: "Seats were a little cramped of your a taller person like me (6'2"). Very few English options for on flight entertainment."
Cons: "Sit in the flight for 2h waiting for taking off"
Cons: "Extremely poor food. Totally tasteless rubbish. Not at all what we ordered : Pure veg Indian food."
Pros: "Crew was very nice."
Cons: "Plane feels old. You get what you pay for, by far the cheapest airfare - but the audio jack for my in-flight entertainment did not work. Had to relocate to the very last row of the plane."
Pros: "It was okay. The crew was fine, food was okay,"
Cons: "Comfort. Maybe because im a lil bit large, should be more choices on entertainment"
Pros: "Brand new comfy and clean plane."
Cons: "I would have liked to watch some of the really interesting sounding Chinese programs on the in flight entertainment system, but it did not offer English Subtitles. Something about the service lacks a bit of sparkle. I would have liked to have been offered some of the bells and whistles like a toothbrush or better headphones for the entertainment system."
Pros: "Nothing really"
Cons: "Narrow layover time in Beijing was extremely stressful when trying to catch the connecting flight. Food tastes like cardboard, no USB plug in to charge your devices, poor selection of movies, and crew member's attitudes can lighten up."
Pros: "Hard to find anything that was worth mentioning as outstanding - boarding happened without any hickup and food was average/good."
Cons: "TV screen did not work - 15 hour plus flight, it is a big no-no! Crew not very helpful - language barrier very huge and almost impossible to understand "English" used by crew and on intercom. example: Ladies and gentlemen - sounds like "fishermen" We are taxying towards the runway - came out as ... "we are taxying the wong way" - thankfully we ended on the right runway."
Pros: "The last flight was only moderately late"
Cons: "No ife and air china calls itself a major airline. Food was inedible"
Cons: "I'm soooo upset about the service after my flight canceled. 1.the staff ignored me when I asked if I could have a VIP to rebook my tickets earlier because my mom got cancel and was going to do the surge . But he went away and never came back, no any response of YES or NO. 2.I don't know why the airline company still need 11 hours to rebook the tickets with all our flight information and our passport liscen numbers already , making us waiting till 3 am at the airport. 3. I asked my boyfriend to talk to the staff on phone, and the staff told my BF that he didn't know my English was not good. I said to him loudly that I had told him , but the manager besides said "don't shout at my staff"to me, even without asking me what happened . I don't think that was a good attitude for the service department, especially to a foreigner. My email address is Chentongtong@wku.edu.cn"
Pros: "Food was good."
Cons: "My seat 46D was broke and it took several conversations with crew members during 6 hours before they finally moved me to an other seat."
Cons: "Every time the entertainment was paused for an announcement, it turned the volume WAY up, so loud that it hurt my ears and every time i had to tear the earphones off. I understand not wanting to let people mute the announcements, but minimum volume should be around 30-40%, not 70%"
Pros: "Bought the tickets on kayak/priceline and could not get seat assignments or boarding pass except when we arrived at the airport 2 hours before our flight. Fortunately, all we needed to show the Air China desk was our passports and they checked us in and also asked us what seats we preferred. We had no problem getting an aisle seat."
Cons: "It's no frills. No entertainment in English. I can't remember if they gave us a meal"
Pros: "Polite and customer oriented flight crew."
Cons: "Food could be better in terms of content/ ingredients. Entertainment choices for non-Chinese oriented movipes/songs were too few."
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