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The flight route Riyadh to Istanbul Airport was the most popular route on KAYAK over the last 3 days. A return flight could be found for 955 ﷼. Also in the last 3 days, Jeddah was the most budget-friendly place to find a flight to Istanbul Airport with one-way tickets at 3,760 ﷼ and 4,082 ﷼ round-trip.
The city center of Istanbul is 34 km from Istanbul Airport.
There is only 1 airport in Istanbul, called Istanbul Airport (IST). It can also be referred to as Istanbul.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Every thing great thank you"
Pros: "Overall was perfect"
Cons: "All was excellent, seated can be back forward instead sliding and last not least phone charge its a minimum to have"
Pros: "One member of the crew on business was extremely wonderful. Happy, smiling enjoying her work and very efficient."
Cons: "Movies are old and the same for a long time"
Cons: "I couldn’t book an additional baggage neither select my seat online, although I tried several times and even contacted directly on the telephone the travel company also several times"
Pros: "i couldn't check In, and i had to purchase a new ticket from airport. i hope i can talk to someone who can help me"
Pros: "The organisation"
Cons: "Very old movies and no alcohol were offered at all !!!"
Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "Seats are a bit uncomfortable"
Cons: "Juice or food"
Cons: "The landing was a little bit rough. It would have been nice if the captain warns the passengers that there is some turbulence. So we know what to expect."
Pros: "The crew was very professional and very customer oriented"
Cons: "Everything went well. I have no complaints. Hero up the good work."
Pros: "I don’t like any thing"
Cons: "The crew was so distributing us with their loud voice. The captain was very bad.. the check in was not good for us..we are a married couple and not sitting beside each other"
Cons: "Airline made no attempt to rectify the situation. 9 hour delay on a 1 hour flight?!!"
Pros: "What we liked about this flight was, for such a short flight you get a meal. Staff on board were great also."
Cons: "Our grievance is with ground crew at BEY airport and AMM. 1 piece of lugagge was left in AMM though it was checked connecting from our previous flight. Upon arrival we were told they would contact us. After a long back and forth as we did not have a local number, they tried to dismiss us by saying someone would whatsapp us to let us know when the luggge has arrived. SPOILER ALERT: they never did. We insisted on finding out more and after being pressed they admitted they had received a note from AMM airport that the piece of luggage would arrive in the next flight (5 hours later). We returned later on and found we needed a special permit at BEY airport, only the person on the piece of luggage was allowed back in. Upon receiving the permit, staff continued to press for a name of who confirmed the luggage was there, we told them they had confirmed earlier. I was allowed inside and found the piece of luggage still on the belt though the flight had landed 3 hours earlier and the carousel was being used for another flight. Apparently they don’t bother to check or act on the messages until the end of the day. Finally, we had to argue to be compensated and received $30 USD for our troubles even though they should have offered this as standard practice."
Cons: "Flight was later Seats are not comfortable"
Pros: "Service by M.E.A was excellent. Flight attendants were awesome. the fight was smooth and pleasant. Good job by the captain."
Cons: "No special lane for business class"
Cons: "2 hrs delay"
Pros: "Smiling faces"
Pros: "Crew very attentive to passenger needs"
Pros: "Straight flight"
Cons: "Good was mediocre"
Cons: "some flight attendants weren't professional. They argued with each other in front of us"
Pros: "The service is amazing!"
Cons: "Lights on No air Hard seats"
Pros: "The hospitality is very nice. new plane good food, good service , nice seats and warm blankets."
Cons: "limited onflight entertainments"
Cons: "The hostess when she speaks on the mic for us to hear. The voice in our headphones is extremely high"
Pros: "The crew were great"
Cons: "I am a disabled passenger. Lack of care from check in desk. Requested seating not given despite fact was first to check in allocated seating in last row meaning had to walk full length of plane with my crutches when there were seats available closer to the door."
Pros: "All was good"
Pros: "There were only few passengers in business class so it was a calm flight."
Cons: "Crew very distant and unfriendly. i was not received by any crew member but ordered to sit. A passenger dropped her suitcase on my legs when entering the plain. Chair out of order: back doesn’t lie down. TV didn’t work no films or programs loaded Coffee was extremely cold."
Pros: "Food and service"
Cons: "Late on boarding time"
Cons: "No charger plug"
Pros: "I like kayak App it's your Suport when you need help"
Cons: "Easy flight good service"
Pros: "Lots of extra space. Good movie choices. Headphones provided. Thanks for everything"
Pros: "Aircraft, crew, food and beverage service."
Cons: "Boarding can be awkward for Americans not used to foreign airports."
Cons: "Very unorganized"
Pros: "The aircraft was clean and the staff were so nice"
Cons: "Breakfast was not that good,,,"
Cons: "I had a problem with my business class chair.. it was stuck... and same for the tv later than ..."
Cons: "Very long wait for luggage claim..."
Cons: "Boarding..no priority for families with small babies"
Pros: "Too noisy with too many crying children"
Pros: "All went smooth. Check-in staff was courteous and focused. Often they are chatting and not paying attention to the passenger. Boarding went smoothly. Cabin crew was attentive to requests and pleasant. Captain gave all flight information clearly - no mumbling. The entertainment system worked well. They shut it off too early though, compared to other airlines."
Cons: "The food. MEA had higher meal standards."
Pros: "The food and cabin crew"
Cons: "Entertainment & lack of wifi"
Pros: "everything is very good"
Pros: "I was flying from dubai to Beirut. On the 27th on January. There was heavy traffic on Mohammad bin zayed road. The traffic was literally closed. I went ahead of 4 hours. Got stuck. Reached 20 mns late. The gate was closed. There was no one in the office. I had to sit and wait for zero outcomes. I had to book another flight"
Pros: "Best service, comfortable and pretty crew"
Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats"
Pros: "The flight was very comfortable , taking off and landing were Excellent , didnt feel at all any bumping againt runway"
Cons: "Cant say much that i didnt like it but there was a chewing gum left on the duty free guide book was left there and Passed unnoticed by cleaning staff"
Pros: "I mostly liked the organization and neatness of the plane and the staff. Their boarding and depature were well done. The flight attendants staff were very professional and helpful. I saw the staff were rushing to aid one distressed passanger. The MEA safety demonstration video were beyond excellent. The video were well done and in a very entertaining way, great job."
Cons: "Their entertainment system was below average. No head phones were given to the passangers when there were an excellent selection of movies. Their check in counter service was very poorl. No clear signs were available to passangers to indicate where to go and chech in. Their check in personnel were busy checking their text messages more than being helpfull and courtious to their passangers."
Cons: "Thanx ;)"
Pros: "The crew was not amazing, it was okay The cabin was clean. Food was dog food. The seat was uncomfortable but no different from other airplanes of other airlines. Entertainment (if the selection of senseless movies could be called that) was okay to boring."
Cons: "For the price, overall conditions could be better, at least the food and drink could be better."
Cons: "At the Istanbul airport an item was taken from me for no reason. No regulation was shown for that item to be taken. I wasn’t comfortable with the way I was treated at the airport. The flight was very good"
Pros: "Nice flight"
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "The flight went very smooth including boarding, transferring at Istanbul. The infotainment system was helpful in a way that you could see the real time camera feed of the ground and runway."
Cons: "Fewer passengers on board. I know it’s about profits and financial feasibility, however listening to a prerecorded message about 1.5 social distancing while being boarded 20 cm from 2 passengers undermines the whole thing, isn’t it?"
Cons: "Was perfect"
Cons: "I've been traveling for quite some time but it's the first time that I've got sandwiches inboard from start to end on a 16 hours flight. Turkish airlines what were you thinking about? Feeding people sandwiches and water during an 11 hours flight from Miami to Istanbul, are you guys serious?"
Pros: "friendly staff"
Cons: "encouraging passengers to do more social distancing at gates"
Pros: "Great service! Very safe flight!"
Cons: "Warmer food, maybe... but safety was great."
Pros: "Was perfect"
Cons: "I just wish they used newer planes on this route but everything else was perfect!"
Cons: "This was the worst airline I have flown with. I booked my tickets last minute, it was for me and my 4 month old son. I had 3 suitcases a stroller and 2 carryons. I had paid for the suitcases, but because I was traveling alone I went there with my husband and he politely asked if they could please take the carryons on the plane because she can’t carry everything by herself. The manager came out and said that we have to pay. I said I already paid extra for my suitcases please help us because my wife is carrying our son, the diaper bag and 2 carryons. He was rude stating that we have to pay each carryon. We didn’t have the extra money and my wife took everything with her. If that’s how Turkish Airline treats their customers, they shouldn’t be operating. It was the last time I use this airline. No dignity or humanity, it’s all only about the money. And when I took the stroller with my son. They made me package the stroller by myself looking that I had my son on me crying and when I asked for help they said that they can’t help me... unbelievable... they see me with 2 carryons a stroller and a baby and they can’t help me."
Pros: "Crew was very kind"
Cons: "Food was terrible. Far from what usually TK is expected to offer on an short international flight"
Cons: "Movies are not very new, i was asked to clear security again at istanbul gate after going to bathroom but i guess that makes me feel safe even though was inconvenient"
Pros: "The food was quite good"
Cons: "The new type of aircraft - less room between seats, entertainment system was poor, online check in didn't work, when I got to the airport I was sent away for an hour - was unable to get my prefered seat (window) by the time I had returned."
Pros: "Infinitely superior to BA on the London to Istanbul route , in economy but especially so in business. Great entertainment whilst BA have non. Also full service meals in economy whereas BA make you pay on boatd"
Pros: "Overall it was ok. I enjoyed the leg space."
Cons: "I suppose it's just a matter of different manners"
Pros: "kayak was poop for help for me."
Cons: "The flight from BTV to JKF was cancelled day of departure, within a mere 4 hours of take-off. I only received an email.... This, in turn, caused a domino effect for the remainder of my flights and travel plans. I had to PURCHASE brand new tickets and go through a refunding debacle, not through Kayak but another third party whom actually held the tickets. FIASCO is the word! Kayak did not even recognize the cancellation and continued to try and check me in to flights i was not on. Such a headache.. I will not be using this service in the future"
Cons: "i took four flights - LHR - IST and ISt - Riyadh. every flight was a minimum of one hour late! there is no semblance of order in the boarding process, it is the largest and most effective bully who gets on first. even children and frazzled parents we not accommodated to help settle the children, which would improve the flight for everyone"
Pros: "The flight was on time"
Cons: "The boarding process was not orderly"
Pros: "Excellent customer service, crew always helpful and glad to please."
Cons: "Atatürk airport link too confusing and decreased my flight experience"
Pros: "Excellent service by good mood personal and cabine crew. I enjoyed the short flight."
Cons: "The 2 flights were delayed, I went to my work late Both bags were broken"
Pros: "Every thing"
Pros: "The food is great and so is the entertainment system."
Cons: "Unfortunately the aircon didn't work properly before takeoff in Singapore. The plane only cooled down when it was in the air."
Cons: "I had my flight from London to Istanbul delayed and because I had connection flight in Istanbul to Russia they had to change my flight for the next day . That ruined my whole holidays and I had to go all the way home from Gatwick airport and next morning going again to Heathrow airport. No transfer or taxi was provided and No single apology from the staff or company . Very disappointed with Turkish airlines !"
Pros: "The counter in Kuwait was very kindly with my because I have disabled boy"
Cons: "The passport office was very rood with us as we famliy not allowed us to pass and he just allowed the disabled boy with other one only"
Pros: "Short flight-everything fine. Great plane."
Cons: "Having to pay for internet if you want to use it. The way Israelis queue at the airport, leaving no room between you and them...too much pressure. Strange 'breakfast"."
Cons: "They lost one of our bags."
Pros: "I was upgraded to buisnes class :)"
Cons: "Every thing was ok"
Pros: "Start from online checking, baggage dropped and boarding flight is a hidden tradition of high class hospitality experience. My first time ever to use Turkish airlines succeeded my expectations. food is great, the onboard seat is comfortable and the crews they're wonderful."
Cons: "Quietness and simplicity looks of high quality of crews presentation is a high class professional experience."
Pros: "Crew members were nice People were good at check in as well"
Cons: "It was ok but room to improve everywhere It's matter of process where it may help to choose international standards rather than follow ones preferences"
Pros: "Entertainment System, Food"
Cons: "Leg Space, Airplane Space, Staff, 1 Hour Delay for no reason"
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "it's mostly good"
Cons: "the AC during flight from Riyadh to Istanbul is too hot !!!!!!!!!! Why???"
Pros: "Everything, it's just straightforward and good, the only thing I don't like it's no direct flights from my local airport, but if I have to go via Istanbul then Turkish airlines it's my preferred carrier."
Cons: "I asked the website to change the destination. The reply came 12 hours before the flight. I couldn't wait so i took another flight and paid for another ticket."
Cons: "My mother has immobility issues.. the website did not have a section for handycap I had to tell the airlines we got to the gate.. all other websites like Expedia has this option.. disappointed"
Cons: "They lost my luggage"
Pros: "فى رحلة الذهاب فقدنا شنطة وكان الفطور جدا ضعيف لأ يلق بطيران وصلنا مطار اسطنبول تعامل سيئ جدا من الموظفين. هناك مشكلة في الدولة صحيح لاكن تعامل جدا سيء"
Pros: "The boarding was quickly. The crew very kindly"
Cons: "The seat are small. The food has a lot of salt and bread."
Pros: "Check-in counter staff"
Cons: "boarding process"
Pros: "Tv and food also attendants"
Cons: "Nothing special"
Cons: "everything was bad"
Pros: "Everything apart from the un-explained wait in the boarding region."
Cons: "We stood at the boarding gate for nearly an hour....otherwise no complaints."
Pros: "Comfortable cabin temperature, food was great."
Cons: "Not sure whether it was because my flight was short haul, but the plane didn't have in-seat entertainment system (i.e. TV screen for movie watching). The first half of my journey was delayed by 1.5 hours, which meant that I had to rush from the gate I landed in (after the lengthy airport bus ride from the plane to the gate) to my departure gate for my connecting flight, which was already on final call. I found out after my journey that TK is apparently notorious for its flight delays."
Cons: "There was less leg room on the plane I took from Riyadh to Istanbul. I'm 6'4", and my knees are right against the seat in front of me. That's why I rated comfort as only okay."
Pros: "Good evening, this is Sarah Al-Makhlouf. I booked a ticket from your website, but it happened to me a great deal. My ticket was from Riyadh to Bahrain, but when I went to the airport, I could not get on the plane, and the reason was that the flight was going to Dubai, not to Bahrain. Is there any solution to this issue, And where is my money? I will send you the ticket in the e-mail, and at the airport they said that it is not strange on your site that the traveler falls into this problem, how can you sell tickets to a particular destination without making sure, who bears the responsibility now?"
Cons: "Good evening, this is Sarah Al-Makhlouf. I booked a ticket from your website, but it happened to me a great deal. My ticket was from Riyadh to Bahrain, but when I went to the airport, I could not get on the plane, and the reason was that the flight was going to Dubai, not to Bahrain. Is there any solution to this issue, And where is my money? I will send you the ticket in the e-mail, and at the airport they said that it is not strange on your site that the traveler falls into this problem, how can you sell tickets to a particular destination without making sure, who bears the responsibility now?"
Pros: "Loaded passengers quickly with so many issues at the airport"
Cons: "No thought to seating and how they change and scatter families in different places not too far from each other. Plus seats were confirmed."
Pros: "Pleasant and efficient crew made a middle of the night flight (01.00 - 05.30) quite bearable! Food good too."
Cons: "It was too hot in the cabin. The flight attendants were mostly inattentive. At one point three of them were feeding a baby to the exclusion of all of their duties to the rest of the passengers."
Cons: "Was a good experience"
Cons: "Was a good experience"
Pros: "The crew were really nice"
Cons: "Entertainment is very limited."
Pros: "Business class was really enjoyable with a flat bed. Food was delicious and served with a smile. Crew was helpful and easy to talk to."
Cons: "Entertainment and selection of movies could be improved. The Hollywood movies did not work, others did."
Pros: "Customer service of vayama they did our request by providing wheelchair for my mother and flight was superb for Gulf air"
Pros: "The best airlines ever."
Cons: "The ticket price is costly ."
Pros: "On time flight Good services New aircraft"
Pros: "Hey dear I don’t come by flight I got issue and I used car trip to Riyadh in 18/4/2019"
Cons: "Return flights delayed. Delay same as flight time so not great."
Pros: "Good crew , good service"
Cons: "The services could be best."
Cons: "The travel was cancell for orbiz fail"
Cons: "Boarding took too long"
Pros: "The airplane was clean an good and the crew was nice"
Cons: "The food could be better."
Pros: "All was great since the moment I got into the Airport until arrival into Lebanon... All went through extremely well."
Pros: "The plane was super new and the flight was smooth and really great. The food was yummie."
Cons: "My luggage did not arrive at the airport in Istnabul and I hope I will get it back."
Cons: "flt from Bah operated by Gulfair, so checked in with them. They were able to checkin bags to Manchester but not able to issue boarding card. length of flight when alternative is a direct flight from bah to lhr. Sinbad ffp website not easy. for a new aircraft the ife selection was very poor."
Pros: "Boarding was on time and the crew are very nice"
Cons: "There was a delay because airplane was waiting passengers from connecting flights which made us delayed half an hour"
Pros: "how convenient it is"
Pros: "New plane. Quiet flight. Good service."
Cons: "Boarding was too long and a bit chaotic"
Cons: "Good but delayed"
Pros: "Everything went fine, no complains!"
Cons: "The flight was held back for late arrival of some passengers which resulted in delay in departure"
Cons: "Food was not so great. Could have been better"
Pros: "I liked the info I was getting from the airline, through sms. And everything was on time."
Cons: "The in-flight entertainment was there but no headphones, which makes it useless. The flight was short but still."
Cons: "No communication with passengers about flight delay and subsequent change. We were told the plane would wait for us, but found out they had left with half the flight being left stranded. Awesome."
Cons: "Their price and services"
Pros: "The crew was helpful, the boarding was organized"
Cons: "I travelled with my 3 years old kid and there weren't any food that was special for The kids The stroller i travelled with it and i received it with the bags, while when travelling to dubai i received it back on the plane gate which was much better"
Pros: "fast boarding, got the luggage quickly."
Pros: "Boarding was fine...check in was great....no line and very quick even though they were training a new person"
Cons: "food was only curry and not very good... Movie selection was poor."
Pros: "Everyone was professional and helpful"
Cons: "Paying for the weight of each bag instead of the free 2 bag international allowance was absurd."
Pros: "In general, good and clean."
Pros: "The air hostess"
Cons: "The delay"
Pros: "The flight attendants were very polite, service was great. The plane was very clean and movie selection was good as well. Lots of leg room as well, I enjoyed my flight."
Pros: "I tried many websites to book but my favorite is always kayak as its fast and easy and so fixable"
Cons: "Crew Food Quality And finally the flight cancelled"
Pros: "Service in the plane"
Cons: "The crew at the check in were mean... bizarre regulation that don't apply to any other airline. Refuse to give a wheelchair for an elderly claiming she has to book it in advance.. what if the person broke their legs that day??? None sense. And the baggage regulation are just not clear and confusing."
Pros: "EVERYTHING WAS GOOD AND COMFORTABLE ON THE FLIGHT."
Cons: "THE CONNECTION TIME WAS SHORT BETWEEN FLIGHTS AND WE HAD TO RUN FROM GATE 11 TO 32 TO CATCH THE FLIGHT THERE DIDN'T HAVE THE SMALL CARS WHICH MOVE THE PASSENGERS . AND IT WAS VERY LONG WAY FROM GATE 11 TO 32"
Pros: "More selection where you can pick and choose your tv shows or movies."
Cons: "Entertainment selection was poor. Only have a few selections on board for a 10 hours fight. Need more movies. Food was okay, didn't get to choose what meal to eat."
Pros: "The security check was horribly handled. There was a chance for missing the flight."
Pros: "We landed safely and everyone got off the plane."
Cons: "Gulf air has decided to do "silent boarding" - so we were late boarding our flight because even though we watched the gate- it never filled up, there were never lines, no announcements, no lights signaling anything. Our captain took VERY sharp and hard dips and turns during our flight. He even dropped altitude so quickly that some women on board yelled out in terror. No announcements were made as well by the crew or captain regarding these very uncommon experiences of turbulence or announcements to remain with ones seat belt fastened. Finally, the man driving the bus from the plane to the door at Manama airport was too busy talking to the men who decided to sit in the front seat of the passenger bus and not look on the road in a busy air traffic area. I'm literally blown away at how everyone was safe and made it from point a to point b. I'm also horrified at the lack of communication or safety precautions."
Cons: "We were in row 42 and there were at least 15 rows behind us, and they ran out of chicken option in food."
Pros: "Very smooth flight and excellent service"
Pros: "On time flying, entertainment"
Cons: "The custurd sandwich, they could have just simply serve cheddar cheese sandwich. He kids meal was very good though"
Cons: "I cancelled the trip and they did not return any of my money and also they charge me extra 20 BD ? What a bad airline"
Pros: "Great all around very impressed with the crew!"
Pros: "I was a nice flight"
Cons: "If was more internment would be better"
Cons: "The plane was old and so small, it wasn’t comfortable at all"
Pros: "Crew were nice, hygiene"
Cons: "We should have alcohol."
Pros: "The captain"
Pros: "Airport facilities"
Cons: "No entertainment at all in the plane."
Pros: "Crew was good."
Cons: "Business class is very basic. Flatbed seats, but they are side by side, like economy. So if you have a window or center seat, you have to climb over someone to get out to use the bathroom. Very annoying, especially for the person being climbed over."
Pros: "Amazing crew"
Cons: "The plane was small, and boring"
Pros: "every thing"
Pros: "The best trip in everything"
Pros: "I got an exit seat and it was comfortable and spacious. The crew was really nice"
Cons: "Food choices. Only two options for lunch unless pre-ordered"
Cons: "All good"
Cons: "Menu was completely false. I asked for the lemon pasta with spinach and cheese. I was brought pasta a veg with soy sauce. I pointed out that this was not what the menu stated, and the crew told me, oh, that is the vegetarian option ... so I asked for the halibut instead. It was salmon. The menu said"
Pros: "Short trip ..very good pilot , landing was smooth, as well as the take off."
Cons: "Entertainment programs was so poor .."
Cons: "Not to sit in the midddle seat."
Cons: "The seat reclined flat for comfort."
Cons: "The problem of unavailable variety of food at the plane"
Pros: "Nice experience except for the delay in Dubai."
Cons: "Any delay would have been nice. we really had to run a lot in El Cairo Airport in order to catch the conection flight to Madrid."
Pros: "Good food"
Cons: "Flight delayed... Tight seats"
Pros: "Once on board fine..."
Cons: "Having to pass three security checks, nothing rude, but over the top."
Pros: "The seat was comfortable the boarding crew was so helpful"
Pros: "Didn't like anything"
Cons: "Old aircraft, rude crew, terrible food and by far the worst in-flight entertainment"
Pros: "I like that there were any kind of drinks you like ( from sprite to mango juice). The meat was too hard to eat. It was almost a raw meat. Very hard to chew."
Cons: "I didnt like the crew checked our boarding papers in the plane. It was nonesense. I showed the boarding paper 3 thimes and they want to see one more time."
Pros: "The flight is on time"
Cons: "their food is very nasty"
Pros: "I’m sitting at Buisness which I usually do !!!"
Cons: "Wish they renew the cabin knoiwngvthat in even in business but it is so old and food is v avarage also the service is v avarage even they don’t offer you before flight any drinks !!!!!"
Pros: "They were on time Greeting was nice Food OK (breakfast)"
Cons: "The time it took from the car to the airplane took more than 1 hour and 30 min. Totally unorganized check points with no crowed control or whatever. I think if they want more tourist in the future they have to work on that!"
Pros: "Excellent staff clean plane ."
Cons: "Trip was delayed for one hour ."
Pros: "Comfortable flight, good food"
Cons: "Delays in boarding, unorganized, some grumpy staff"
Cons: "Buy it From you by price and checkout by other price more than your price don’t know why are you know that"
Pros: "Almost perfect"
Cons: "They didn't give me a travel kit."
Cons: "Baggage was not logged into the flight, although it was checked in 2 hours before flight...!!!"
Pros: "The flight attendants’ hospitality and meal service."
Pros: "The crew was great. Very helpful and friendly."
Pros: "Crew are always polite and attentive"
Cons: "Plane not comfortable. No individual entertainment. Poor food. Toilets not cleaned in flight"
Pros: "sincere smile from crew"
Cons: "by force shutting of windows, was boaring"
Pros: "Crew was lovely"
Cons: "All was fine"
Cons: "The pilot was excellent in take off and landing. He got us through some turbulence in a smooth excellent way"
Cons: "There is long delay fo 4 hours. In first flight from Cairo to madina air condition not worked correctly"
Cons: "Please note the wrong gate was included on our ticket and announced shortly before the flight so passengers had to run from half way across the airport. Then there were two flights announced for the same gate even though the Baghdad flight was over an hour later. Therefore the gate was jam packed and passengers flying to Amman were unable to access the gate. In all it was complete chaos easily avoided by making sure to correctly identify gates (or leave blank) on tickets and to announce the second flight AFTER the first flight concluded boarding!"
Cons: "food in business class was cold , bread and cheese was very hard! Unable to eat"
Pros: "I did not board the flight to Chicago reservation was wrong (operated by Egypt air ) both airlines denied me I bought another ticket from Lufthansa for$660. I spent two days in hotels. I arrived Chicago Monday noon. I missed two days of work. Please I need refund for my money $837 My name :Mahmoud Helal 15705 brassie court #2s Orland park Il 60462"
Pros: "This was a return flight from Cairo to Washington. I called the Cairo office multiple times to add a pet to my ticket. I couldn't check in online and when I called to ask they said that's because I'm making changes (pet) that's why I can't do it and I should do it at airport.. I'm Cairo airport the check point is as soon as you get thru the main door.. Waited in line for check in only to find that all 4 tickets (me and 3 kids) were cancelled and that we had to go outside again to the reservation office (had to go thru check point again) to reissue the tickets. They didn't even appologize for their mistake and they blamed the travel agency.. Very unprofessional and irresponsible people."
Pros: "I liked everything .... planes, food, service, punctuality..."
Pros: "Very efficient and comfortable flight. Was right on time and crew and ground personnel were very polite and friendly. Would highly recommend and will fly with them again in the future"
Pros: "Everything about the Egypt Air flight from Munich to Cairo was great including outstanding service by the crew."
Cons: "I checked one bag as everybody did. When I get home, my bag got wet and stank. But I couldnt find any Egypt Air worker. Some clothes stanks also. That was terrible experience."
Pros: "Piloting was good"
Cons: "Food, no coffee offered"
Pros: "Nothing much"
Cons: "Lack of entertainment! The screen attached to the chair was broken and no one bothered to see what was the problem!"
"They didn’t allow me to fly"
Cons: "Respect human and fix the air conditioning"
Cons: "Too many boarding delays"
Cons: "Smooth & a v.comfortable flight!"
Cons: "No sweets were served in any meals. Not even a chocolate candy."
Pros: "Good news, the checking in process was so delayed as there were so many people, they made sure all who checked in, got on the plane, no hitches on the lugguages either. I got my lugguage in Singapore."
Cons: "JFK to Singapore through Abu Dhabi. The checking in process at JFK was a mess, it was a full flight. There were many people, trying checking in. Two lines, (1) checking in. (2) checked in, dropping off bags. Some of us who had checked in online was trying to drop off bags only. After waiting 1.5 hours, this line isn't moving at all, while the checking in line was moving. Tried telling the gentlemen in charge who worked there that the checked in line dropping off bagguage was not moving, he didn't really care, they made all kinds of excuses saying other people were waiting, so they were completely clueless as to what was going on. I have never experienced this ever and I fly massively each year. First and last time in Etihad. JFK to Abu Dhabi is a good 13 hour flight. NO SNACKS. SG/BA, or any other airline really has nice sandwishes, ramen, chocolate, cookies, chips. Etihad has NOTHING. Not that I snack but still with a 13 to 14 hour flight, airlines should have something to eat during long flights. Really. Etihad who brands and advertises brilliantly, was extremely disppointing to actually be on the flight."
Cons: "As above"
Pros: "Short Leg, Crew Happy, pilot very informative, food was good, until the next flight (long haul) I got the same food. 2 seats together at the very back row. Checkin and boarding were fine"
Cons: "The toilet flushed when I was still on the toilet seat. Happened again on the long haul sector. The take a very long time to switch on the entertainment and turn it off as soon as decent commences- so if you have air traffic problems - it could be off for an hr before and after takeoff and landing. unnecessary as most people have their own headsets as well. We"
Pros: "Head rest helped me get sleep in economy section"
Cons: "الملاحين غير متعاونيين ويهددون The crew so bad"
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "Having to wait 5-6 hours due to missed flight back to NY"
Pros: "Etihad is always my first choice in aircraft, in-flight service and ground staff. I've flown them all, and Etihad is a best-in-class..."
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "The behavior of crowd and no leg space"
Cons: "I have checked my baggage allowance for this trip when I first paid and it was 2 checked in bags. However, I had to pay additional 185 Euros for adding my second checked in bag."
Cons: "The Crew do not give you the meal what you booked during reservation, what is the point in booking the meal prior if it is not served."
Pros: "Was not rendered the service inspite of being charged"
Cons: "Custormer services"
Pros: "Great all round experience - good flight, nice plane, comfortable and well equiped with lovely staff."
Pros: "Nothing!! Bad food Bad seats Ride flight attendant Bad service!"
Cons: "Everything Flight attendant was very rude did not serve with any courtesy She took away my food plate while I was still eating!! without even asking g me if she could take it away. Did not serve me the full course of the meal ! This is the service they provided me in Business Class! Please teach your flight attendants proper etiquette towards its passengers the paying customers! I am very unhappy with the overall service!!"
Pros: "My flight from hyd to auh was delayed and because if that missed connecting flight from auh to LAX. I am now rerouted auh to JFK to LAX. Right now I am in JFK and ny connecting. Flight is delayed by 1 hr 30 mins."
Cons: "Etihad Crew is unprofessional and do not know how to handle passengers when flights are delayed"
Pros: "The neatness and entertainment system"
Cons: "The food"
Cons: "Nothing on this flight"
Cons: "Though happy there was kids meal provided seeing pasta in all 3 meals not very appetizing. Sweet side dish were mediocre at best. There were no snack available or provided for kids except the meal box. When requested milk for my kid some milk from flask was given which I was not comfortable giving to my son.. there were other issues but my sons comfort was the most Concerning"
Pros: "US immigeation at abudhabi is helpful and reduces delay at lax"
Cons: "Shorter transit times and seats are not comfortable for the long duration flight. Served limited meals for 16 hrs journey."
Pros: "Both of our flight were very comfortable. They gave us pillows, blankets and great food even in economy."
Cons: "The second flight took off quite a bit late but we did make up some of the time"
Pros: "staff were great"
Cons: "a little bit of a late departure"
Pros: "The leg room on the economy seats is good"
Cons: "The entertainment options are not enough"
Pros: "Was on time."
Cons: "Crew was a bit harsh."
Pros: "Perfect from start to finish. A beautiful experience."
Cons: "Nothing-everything was amazing on this flight. We boarded a little late, but made up the time during transit. Ground staff in Perth airport was excellent."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Food presentation was bad I didn't eat it."
Cons: "People sitting in wrong seats and queue jumping"
Pros: "Good price to comfort ratio"
Cons: "Horrible food , rest assured you will get a stomach upset"
Pros: "All crew members were 5 star and so friendly! They checked many times on everyone, coming along with water often."
Cons: "The attendant who checked me at Delhi airport informed that the flight to Abu Dbabi to Istanbul was a full flight and therefore the only option was to have a seat in the middle. However, near the end of my flight I went to the bathroom and noticed there were MANY open seats with more than a handful of people that had a whole row to themselves. I wonder where she got her information because what she shared with me was totally false and I am totally appaled. very old on flight - dress warm!"
Pros: "Ahmedabad to Abu Dhabi veg food is out. Over all good service. I always Flying with etihad airways"
Pros: "the crew of the airline and the staff at Abu Dhabi airport were overwhelmingly friendly and thoughtful and helpful. I am an oversize person which can make flying difficult in many ways. first, they never made me feel like I was inconviencing them by asking for help and then 2nd, when one of my neighbors decided to make a big fuss about it, they asked me if I'd like to move to a better seat (which I was happy to take them up on). I had a long layover and was given meal tickets to get food at the food court in the airport. Everyone was very kind."
Cons: "the boarding procedure was difficult at Abu Dhabi. We had to go up a staircase which felt insecure and didn't have a good railing to hold onto. I was not the only passenger who was having trouble."
Pros: "Staff was good, business class lounge was nice. Ground crew was very good."
Cons: "Business class seat not nearly as nice as Singapore Airlines. Food was good, limited options. The entertainment options were good, not great. On flight to India, there was onboard wifi and live news (CNN, etc). On flight back, there was not onboard wifi and live news coverage."
Pros: "Chair was comfy"
Cons: "crew were unorganized & rude Videos were very old & not updated for long time at least 3 yrs old"
Pros: "abu dubai airport transit area"
Cons: "nothing bad that i could found"
Cons: "Flight attendants (crew) need to be a bit more passenger friendly. Most of them just don't care about good service. I am a frequent flier having flied for 30 years nationally and internationally via numerous airlines. I am an "easy" passenger who is not demanding in any manner. So this opinion comes from a person like me."
Pros: "The crew was nice, there was enough leg room to where it wasn't uncomfortable for me."
Pros: "The service was great."
Cons: "The food was not up to the standard"
Pros: "In general we had excellent services. Keep it up!"
Cons: "Nothing specific."
Pros: "I've flown more than 9 different airways on international flights; Etihad has probably the best economy seats and in flight entertainment with large movie collection."
Cons: "Etihad overbooked me along with more than a dozen other passengers on a 14-hour international flight. Apparently Etihad decides on who gets left behind. Etihad's "Transit Travelers" service is one of the WORST customer service desks I've ever been to. I waited in line for 2 hours. Passengers were urging to be served so they can make it to their connecting flights not knowing they have been already selected not to board those plains. Voices were raised and demands were made to speak to the supervisor. It was chaos. I made it to the agent shortly after the gate to my flight had opened. I was shocked by how the agent lacked empathy when he informed me I won't make it to the connecting flight because it had been overbooked. Not an apology or even sir! I was forced to be rerouted which stretches my 25-hour trip to 33 hours. Then the connecting flight gets delayed more than an hour resulting in missing the second connecting flight. Now my trip has become a 41-hour trip, I missed a day of work that's worth more than double the value of the voucher Etihad gave me and lost one day of unscheduled vacation. Etihad even damages my bag that had servived more than 10 flights. I will never fly Etihad and strongly recommend against flying with Etihad."
Pros: "Lots of legroom!"
Pros: "Comfortable flight and excellent in-flight service."
Cons: "Flight was delayed leaving New York and arrived Abu Dhabi late. Had to rush to catch the connecting flight."
Pros: "I had a stress free flight everything was handled right on time, made for a good vacation. Everyone was very helpful. I would recommend Etihad."
Pros: "Great Headrest Neck Pillow Comfy Headphones Large Toilets"
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