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Flight price R9 074
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Airports
Origin
Istanbul
R9 074
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R9 074
R9 074
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R9 074
Destination
Cape Town
R10 772
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R10 772
Johannesburg
R9 074
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R9 074
Tue, Mar 24
IST
Istanbul
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16h 25m
Mon, Mar 30
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
IST
Istanbul
15h 30m
R9 074
Trip: 7 days
8,4Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8,4 Excellent
Based on 10 683 reviews
Overall
8,4
Boarding
8,4
Comfort
8,2
Crew
8,7
Entertainment
8,3
Food
8,0
DOH
VIE
Excellent 10,0

Pros: attentive crews, clean toilets

Cons: waited for 2 hours upon immigration clearance, not sure what was the issue. ground handling only updated there was a delay. baggage didn't get loaded onto carousel until 2 hours after landing. horrible

ORD
DOH
Good 6,6

Pros: The crew was really nice and very attentive.

DOH
NAG
Excellent 8,6

Cons: Heating and serving food in plastic containers.

CNX
DOH
Okay 4,0

Pros: Train the stuff Better food

DOH
BCN
Excellent 9,6

Pros: Seats are wider apart than usual, leaving comfortable space for legs in economy class. The crew is really attentive and nice

Tue, May 26
IST
Istanbul
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13h 20m
Sat, May 30
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
IST
Istanbul
11h 35m
R9 269
Trip: 5 days
7,2Good Show reviews
Overall 7,2 Good
Based on 2 294 reviews
Boarding
7,1
Comfort
7,2
Crew
7,6
Entertainment
6,7
Food
6,7
DAR
ADD
Good 6,3

Cons: Plane was very very old

ATH
ADD
Good 6,0

Pros: Crew is excellent

Cons: Delays and we had to actually run for the connected flight

IAD
ADD
Good 6,6

Pros: The crew members were very accommodating and friendly. They do a wonderful job. When I told them that the power was not working in my seat and that I needed it for my CPAP (I call it my anti-snoring device), they arranged for me to move to another seat where the power worked for the CPAP. When the power did not work in the new seat for my laptop, they offered to let me charge it in a more powerful outlet near the galley.

Cons: The power didn't work for my laptop. It did work for my CPAP device. Some of the seat control buttons were out of order.

NRT
ICN
Mediocre 2,0

Cons: I changed my flight but they didn’t change it and now I’m stuck!!!

EBB
ADD
Excellent 10,0

Cons: Everything was great!!

Sun, Mar 8
IST
Istanbul
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20h 35m
Wed, Mar 11
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
IST
Istanbul
22h 25m
R10 216
Trip: 4 days
7,2Good Show reviews
Overall 7,2 Good
Based on 2 502 reviews
Overall
7,2
Boarding
7,3
Comfort
7,3
Crew
7,6
Entertainment
6,9
Food
7,0
JED
RUH
Mediocre 2,3

Pros: Nothing

Cons: A problem in adjusting my return flight caused a cancelation of the return flight, customer service was not available at night time (flight was early morning ) a visit to there airport office had nothing to offer but by a new overinflated ticket and then discuss the rest with HQ or use the phone nearby for technical support that took me 20 minutes to understand that it is going to be busy for the rest of the night (time was 1:30 am) approximately

JFK
RUH
Excellent 8,6

Pros: Crew is extremely friendly

CAN
RUH
Mediocre 2,0

Pros: Nothing i liked

Cons: The departure time

DXB
RUH
Good 7,0

Cons: Offer drinks besides a bag of water and juice

DMM
TIF
Mediocre 3,0

Cons: Timing!!

Mon, Apr 13
IST
Istanbul
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26h 35m
Fri, Apr 17
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
IST
Istanbul
16h 15m
R10 246
Trip: 5 days
7,4Good Show reviews
Overall 7,4 Good
Based on 6 588 reviews
Overall
7,4
Boarding
7,5
Comfort
7,3
Crew
7,7
Entertainment
7,4
Food
7,0
HKT
AUH
Okay 5,6

Pros: Seat was not super comfortable. Crew was excellent.

Cons: There was no online checkin or any ability to choose seats on your app.

COK
AUH
Mediocre 3,3

Cons: 1. The crew from Abu Dhabi to Belgrade was appalling. As we touched down at Belgrade Tesla airport, and were still taxiing, many passengers stood up, opened up the overhead compartments, took out their carry-on bags (some were pretty big hard top) and left it on the aisle. The overhead compartment doors were left open and once or twice the crew at the back murmured them to sit on their seats and strap themselves. But neither did the crew come up to severely reprimand them nor did the passengers seem to care. IT WAS THE MOST SHOCKING EXPERIENCE in my over 25 years of flying. Terrible service on part of Etihad Crew. 2. We'd just an hour's transit in Abu Dhabi airport and there were numerous passengers still trying to disembark from the Kochi-Abu Dhabi flight, pass through security checks, walk quite a distance to the gate and then get on to the bus to board the aircraft. Strangely there was no Etihad personnel helping us to navigate through this absolute chaos. Many people, young and old, were literally running with their bags. Some of us yelled that we'd a short connection and then one of the ground staff tried to make way for us to navigate through the huge queues waiting for security. This process could've been managed infinitely better. Just imagine if there were elderly passengers or little children? 3. Food was terrible. I'm a vegetarian and usually Asian vegetarian is reasonably good. In this case the rice was poorly cooked (grainy), lacked any variety (anybody who's familiar with Asian food can assure you that there're amazingly tasty and healthy vegetarian dishes that can be prepared - if Etihad needs help they're welcome to contact me). I'm surprised by all this. Try Emirates and one can see the quality of the food. 4. We'd to collect our boarding passes at Belgrade airport. We've a carte de legitimation (CDL) residence card for Switzerland but it seemed obvious that the ground staff at Belgrade have no clue what a Swiss CDL looks like. My wife who's a South African national cannot obviously enter Switzerland without a visa but the CDL is a legitimate document and that should have been it. Further we'd been checked in from Kochi to Zurich (and our bags had been checked through to ZRH). It's obvious that Belgrade staff are poorly trained and it caused unnecessary waiting time (nearly 30 minutes) and senior staff had to be summoned to clarify. I'm terribly disappointed with the overall service of Etihad. I'll never fly through Belgrade for sure. It's horrible and the travel desk were not particularly helpful. In fact I'm considering never to fly Etihad again.

CMN
AUH
Excellent 10,0

Pros: Everything was great from the crew to the seats to the food. Right now this tops all my previous trips with other airlines.

Cons: Devices need to be checked as the handheld device on my seat (24H) was not functional. That's not really a complaint but merely a feedback.

LHR
AUH
Excellent 10,0

Pros: Amazing crew and excellent food and beverage choices

KHI
AUH
Excellent 10,0

Pros: The crew was very good.

Cons: Food needs to be improved. More space near washrooms and for moving around in long flights should be provided.

Tue, May 26
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
14h 45m
Sat, May 30
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
14h 20m
R10 802
Trip: 5 days
8,3Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8,3 Excellent
Based on 15 153 reviews
Overall
8,3
Boarding
8,3
Comfort
8,2
Crew
8,5
Entertainment
8,6
Food
8,1
BOM
DXB
Good 7,3

Pros: Good food and comfortable seats

Cons: Boarding was confused and disorganized, but that seems to be a common problem with ground staff at all Indian airports

JFK
DXB
Excellent 10,0

Pros: Excellent

Cons: Nothing

KUL
DXB
Excellent 8,3

Pros: Entertainment always the best!!! The spacious seat and quick check in system

Cons: The crew can improve by more attentive and Mayb more staffs. The flight is full, they quite busy. But General is good. The food can be better options

JFK
DXB
Good 7,6

Pros: Crew and Food was great

Cons: For over 12 hours I was surrounded by screaming children. Would really appreciate an adults only section

CGK
DXB
Excellent 8,6

Pros: Emirates provides good seating even in economy class,with good entertainment so makes the 8hr flt more pleasant.

Cons: Food wasn't overly great.

Sun, Jun 14
IST
Istanbul
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25h 50m
Sun, Jun 21
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
IST
Istanbul
15h 55m
R11 132
Trip: 8 days
7,7Good Show reviews
Overall 7,7 Good
Based on 4 086 reviews
Overall
7,7
Boarding
7,7
Comfort
7,4
Crew
8,2
Entertainment
6,9
Food
7,2
JFK
CDG
Good 6,0

Cons: The Premium Eco seats are a catastrophe. They don't recline: the seats only slide down slightly but the upper part of your body doesn't move much. This makes for a poor experience, especially on a night flight. Except if you need the extra width, Eco has better value.

NBO
CDG
Excellent 10,0

Cons: I dint like the way you guys sold me the tickets with only one bag to check in with when I went to the airport I’ve got to pay 58 pounds extra I was not happy with you guys so next time you have to tell your customers before they buy the tickets that’ it’s one bag check

IAH
CDG
Mediocre 2,0

Cons: I not get to go my flight, I couldn't get reimbursement

NRT
CDG
Okay 4,3

Cons: Seat recline was broken- wouldn’t hold position.

CDG
HAV
Good 6,0

Cons: Entertainment system was not working on all seats

Sat, Apr 18
IST
Istanbul
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18h 30m
Sat, Apr 25
CPT
Cape Town Intl
IST
Istanbul
22h 45m
R11 808
Trip: 8 days
7,7Good Show reviews
Overall 7,7 Good
Based on 1 953 reviews
Boarding
7,7
Comfort
7,5
Crew
7,9
Entertainment
6,8
Food
7,3
CAI
ATH
Mediocre 3,6

Cons: Not losing my luggage

FRA
CAI
Good 7,0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: Boarding it was not good

CAI
EBL
Excellent 9,3

Pros: The crew was amazing, QBE the sit was comfortable

JED
CAI
Okay 4,8

Pros: Nothing

Cons: Seat comfort

CAI
IAD
Excellent 8,3

Pros: Boarding process was very smooth. Chairs were comfortable

Cons: Entertainment options in business class were more limited than those of American carriers. Also, food was just okay.

Wed, Aug 12
IST
Istanbul
CPT
Cape Town Intl
17h 15m
Thu, Aug 27
CPT
Cape Town Intl
IST
Istanbul
18h 15m
R13 521
Trip: 16 days
8,1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8,1 Excellent
Based on 27 547 reviews
Overall
8,1
Boarding
8,1
Comfort
7,9
Crew
8,5
Entertainment
7,7
Food
7,6
FRA
TXL
Excellent 8,5

Cons: Late boarding

SFO
FRA
Mediocre 3,0

Cons: Flight delayed so missed the connection. Had to pay $120 for hotel because the next flight was next day. Had to pick up luggage from connecting city and re check them the next day. Seat tray was crooked in the plane.

FRA
AMM
Okay 4,3

Pros: There was nothing really special or to write home about on this particular Lufthansa flight: it got us there safely and ahead of schedule, albeit, uncomfortably (seats were extremely thin and uncomfortable) and the pitch/distance between seat rows was extremely short & cramped..

Cons: Seats could have been more comfortable; they were extremely thin and uncomfortable--and airline could give more legroom/pitch between seats.

BLR
FRA
Mediocre 2,0

Pros: Inflight services

Cons: Delayed flight, missed connecting flight due to that. On the ground staff should have better coordinated from arrival to boarding of next flight. Chaotic and short staffed security personnel at Frankfurt airport. Overall a pathetic experience

FRA
LHR
Good 6,0

Pros: The aircraft was barely half full.

Cons: Delay due to fog at LHR, but this is not the fault of the airline

Fri, Mar 20
IST
Istanbul
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9h 55m
Thu, Mar 26
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
IST
Istanbul
17h 15m
R13 777
Trip: 7 days
8,0Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8,0 Excellent
Based on 29 reviews
Overall
8,0
Boarding
7,9
Comfort
7,8
Crew
8,3
Entertainment
8,1
Food
8,0
IST
DAC
Mediocre 2,3

Pros: CREW WAS GOOD FOOD AND SERVICE WAS TERRIBLE

Cons: NO SEAT MONITOR WAS WORKING. ANNOUNCEMENT WAS TERRIBLE.SEAT WAS MUTILATED FOOT REST WAS NOT WORKING.OVER ALL VERY POOR SERVICE.

BOS
IST
Mediocre 2,6

Cons: baby food could have been served baby bassinet installed only after asking multiple times

ZRH
IST
Okay 4,0

Pros: Seat not comfortable at all... no TV.... sounds bizarre from the plane.... I was scared all the time

ORD
IST
Excellent 10,0

Pros: Convenience

CAI
IST
Mediocre 2,0

Pros: The movies

Cons: Lack of crying babies and lack of sleep seats too close lack of comfort

Tue, Mar 24
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16h 25m
Mon, Mar 30
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
15h 30m
R9 074
Trip: 7 days
8,4Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8,4 Excellent
Based on 10 683 reviews
Overall
8,4
Boarding
8,4
Comfort
8,2
Crew
8,7
Entertainment
8,3
Food
8,0
HOF
DOH
Okay 4,0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: Need improvements

CPT
DOH
Excellent 9,6

Cons: No gate for departure or arrival. No business class longe in Cape Town.

DOH
DEL
Mediocre 2,6

Pros: Same as before

Cons: Same as before

ATQ
DOH
Excellent 10,0

Pros: Good service in future always Qatar Airlines

DOH
BUD
Excellent 10,0

Pros: Yes, Crew was amazing and timing was perfect.

Cons: Excellent performance

Fri, Apr 24
IST
Istanbul
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20h 05m
Fri, May 8
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
IST
Istanbul
27h 15m
R9 615
Trip: 15 days
8,4Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8,4 Excellent
Based on 10 683 reviews
Overall
8,4
Boarding
8,4
Comfort
8,2
Crew
8,7
Entertainment
8,3
Food
8,0
HOF
DOH
Okay 4,0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: Need improvements

DOH
RGN
Excellent 10,0

Pros: Best crew we’ve ever had.

Cons: Qatar website needs work

BOS
DOH
Mediocre 2,3

Cons: The flight was 3 hours delayed - and the captain never told us exactly what was wrong. The boarding lane was a chaos as well - and the tv screens never really worked. Terrible!

SAW
DOH
Excellent 10,0

Pros: Everything

Cons: Nothing

JFK
DOH
Excellent 10,0

Pros: Crew did a great job keeping the long 11hour flight manageable!

Thu, Apr 16
IST
Istanbul
CPT
Cape Town Intl
31h 10m
Fri, Apr 24
CPT
Cape Town Intl
IST
Istanbul
29h 20m
R10 772
Trip: 9 days
7,2Good Show reviews
Overall 7,2 Good
Based on 2 294 reviews
Boarding
7,1
Comfort
7,2
Crew
7,6
Entertainment
6,7
Food
6,7
KGL
ADD
Excellent 9,0

Pros: NA

Cons: NA

KGL
BJM
Okay 5,0

Pros: Crew was good

Cons: Arrived one hour late.

SEZ
ADD
Okay 4,6

Cons: It was over booked the flight 2 times on the way Seychelles........ It was tired journey definitely...

LUN
ADD
Good 7,3

Cons: 1 hr delay in departure from Lusaka. Plastic cutlery was difficult to eat with. More frequent water/drinks during the flight (or water bottles instead of little cups) would have been appreciated. Movie options were not as great as other airlines.

ADD
NBO
Okay 5,6

Pros: Asked for water that I never received. Wasn’t allowed to bathroom although still 20 min until landing and other people still got up

Sun, Jun 14
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
14h 45m
Sun, Jun 21
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
17h 30m
R11 433
Trip: 8 days
8,3Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8,3 Excellent
Based on 15 153 reviews
Overall
8,3
Boarding
8,3
Comfort
8,2
Crew
8,5
Entertainment
8,6
Food
8,1
DXB
HKG
Good 6,0

Cons: Broke my luggage

DXB
LAX
Good 7,6

Pros: I liked the food and the supplies given for the long trip, blanket, eye cover, toothbrush, etc.

Cons: More comfortable seats

JFK
DXB
Excellent 10,0

Pros: Excellent

Cons: Nothing

BEY
DXB
Excellent 10,0

Pros: Yes

Cons: Every thing was great

DXB
OPO
Excellent 10,0

Cons: An excellent flight.

Fri, Apr 24
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20h 05m
Fri, May 8
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
27h 15m
R9 615
Trip: 15 days
8,4Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8,4 Excellent
Based on 10 683 reviews
Overall
8,4
Boarding
8,4
Comfort
8,2
Crew
8,7
Entertainment
8,3
Food
8,0
PHL
DOH
Okay 5,6

Pros: Comfortable cabin atmosphere

Cons: For extra bag their website says $200 per 50 lbs I was charged $250 instead for 50 lbs excess baggage. Food was terrible and coffee served was cold.

DOH
BOS
Excellent 10,0

Pros: Crew was amazing

DOH
JFK
Excellent 10,0

Pros: The crew was fantastic, the plane felt nicer than most other airlines, and the meals were great, even in coach

MCT
DOH
Excellent 9,6

Pros: Waiting time was excellent. Boarding time incredible. People treated us in very good way. Good experience

Cons: Honestly, this trip worked very fine. I do not have additional recommendations.

SIN
DOH
Excellent 10,0

Pros: attentive crew. comfortable seating. good food options

Thu, Mar 12
IST
Istanbul
CPT
Cape Town Intl
19h 05m
Thu, Mar 19
CPT
Cape Town Intl
IST
Istanbul
23h 45m
R11 823
Trip: 8 days
7,7Good Show reviews
Overall 7,7 Good
Based on 1 953 reviews
Boarding
7,7
Comfort
7,5
Crew
7,9
Entertainment
6,8
Food
7,3
LCA
CAI
Good 7,0

Pros: Flight crew was very friendly and helpful.

Cons: Boarding process quite chaotic.

ASW
CAI
Okay 5,0

Pros: They had movies to watch

Cons: Boarding on time, departing on time and advising passengers of the delay. We sat on the tarmac for 50 minutes without any communication. In addition, we waited an addition 45 minutes for our luggage. Thus, requiring us to change our plans. Well not be traveling Egypt Air again.

JED
CAI
Excellent 9,0

Pros: Everything

Cons: Nothing

LXR
CAI
Excellent 9,6

Pros: Crew was very nice. Everything was lovely.

Cons: It took a very long time to get my credit card processed for extra luggage. Then flight was delayed.

CAI
IAD
Excellent 9,3

Pros: On time

Cons: Send notifications

Sat, Apr 18
IST
Istanbul
CPT
Cape Town Intl
31h 10m
Sun, Apr 26
CPT
Cape Town Intl
IST
Istanbul
13h 00m
R10 832
Trip: 9 days
7,2Good Show reviews
Overall 7,2 Good
Based on 2 294 reviews
Boarding
7,1
Comfort
7,2
Crew
7,6
Entertainment
6,7
Food
6,7
LFW
EWR
Good 6,6

Cons: The toilets were filthy. The tv touch screens didn’t work

ORD
ADD
Excellent 8,0

Pros: Yes, the crew were nice and amazing

Cons: Serve warm food not cold

LHR
ADD
Okay 5,6

Cons: Poorly organised meal service

ABJ
ADD
Excellent 8,0

Cons: Water to drink during flight.

SIN
ADD
Good 6,3

Pros: Seat was very comfortable and the air stewards were good

Cons: The entertainment system not working correctly and the food was poor

Sat, May 23
IST
Istanbul
CPT
Cape Town Intl
31h 05m
Sat, May 30
CPT
Cape Town Intl
IST
Istanbul
16h 00m
R12 259
Trip: 8 days
7,7Good Show reviews
Overall 7,7 Good
Based on 4 086 reviews
Overall
7,7
Boarding
7,7
Comfort
7,4
Crew
8,2
Entertainment
6,9
Food
7,2
ATL
CDG
Excellent 8,0

Cons: food

FCO
CDG
Good 6,4

Pros: Crew attentive. The delay was due to airport conditions in FCO, cannot be blamed on Air France.

Cons: Food. For a 2-hour plus flight, from 11am to 1:30pm, we got 20gr pretzel sticks. This is ridiculous. Don't pretend you are not low-cost! Formerly, before the Joon failed (thank God) venture, Air France had real sandwiches around that time of the day on that line.

CMN
CDG
Mediocre 3,6

Pros: Good selection of movies.

Cons: Had to use a shoe horn to get into and out of my seat and I'm not a large guy. But really my harsh criticism comes from the loss of my girlfriends luggage. It was left behind in Paris on our way to Casablanca causing us to waste a day in Casablanca traveling back to the airport the grab the bag the next day. And to add injury to insult her bag was left behind in JFK during our transfer for our flight to Seattle. No big deal right, Delta will deliver the bag to our house the next day, wrong, we were told we have to go to the airport ourselves to get the bag.

EDI
CDG
Excellent 10,0

Pros: Crew asked us if we’d like to move to an empty row to be more comfortable without us even requesting it.

Cons: Bigger coffee cups? Really nothing to complain about. Everything I would expect from a flight. A++

CDG
CAI
Good 6,0

Cons: 2 hours delays from LAX to CDG then additional two hours delay from CDG to CAI, this is disappointing

Mon, Mar 23
IST
Istanbul
CPT
Cape Town Intl
42h 45m
Tue, Mar 31
CPT
Cape Town Intl
IST
Istanbul
21h 45m
R12 274
Trip: 9 days
7,4Good Show reviews
Overall 7,4 Good
Based on 6 588 reviews
Overall
7,4
Boarding
7,5
Comfort
7,3
Crew
7,7
Entertainment
7,4
Food
7,0
DMM
AUH
Okay 5,0

Cons: More comfortable seats.

KHI
AUH
Excellent 10,0

Pros: The crew was very good.

Cons: Food needs to be improved. More space near washrooms and for moving around in long flights should be provided.

LHR
AUH
Excellent 9,6

Cons: Off boarding in Abu Dhabi

BOM
AUH
Okay 5,3

Cons: More entertainment and food options. Service not in line with price charged for the flight

COK
AUH
Mediocre 3,3

Cons: 1. The crew from Abu Dhabi to Belgrade was appalling. As we touched down at Belgrade Tesla airport, and were still taxiing, many passengers stood up, opened up the overhead compartments, took out their carry-on bags (some were pretty big hard top) and left it on the aisle. The overhead compartment doors were left open and once or twice the crew at the back murmured them to sit on their seats and strap themselves. But neither did the crew come up to severely reprimand them nor did the passengers seem to care. IT WAS THE MOST SHOCKING EXPERIENCE in my over 25 years of flying. Terrible service on part of Etihad Crew. 2. We'd just an hour's transit in Abu Dhabi airport and there were numerous passengers still trying to disembark from the Kochi-Abu Dhabi flight, pass through security checks, walk quite a distance to the gate and then get on to the bus to board the aircraft. Strangely there was no Etihad personnel helping us to navigate through this absolute chaos. Many people, young and old, were literally running with their bags. Some of us yelled that we'd a short connection and then one of the ground staff tried to make way for us to navigate through the huge queues waiting for security. This process could've been managed infinitely better. Just imagine if there were elderly passengers or little children? 3. Food was terrible. I'm a vegetarian and usually Asian vegetarian is reasonably good. In this case the rice was poorly cooked (grainy), lacked any variety (anybody who's familiar with Asian food can assure you that there're amazingly tasty and healthy vegetarian dishes that can be prepared - if Etihad needs help they're welcome to contact me). I'm surprised by all this. Try Emirates and one can see the quality of the food. 4. We'd to collect our boarding passes at Belgrade airport. We've a carte de legitimation (CDL) residence card for Switzerland but it seemed obvious that the ground staff at Belgrade have no clue what a Swiss CDL looks like. My wife who's a South African national cannot obviously enter Switzerland without a visa but the CDL is a legitimate document and that should have been it. Further we'd been checked in from Kochi to Zurich (and our bags had been checked through to ZRH). It's obvious that Belgrade staff are poorly trained and it caused unnecessary waiting time (nearly 30 minutes) and senior staff had to be summoned to clarify. I'm terribly disappointed with the overall service of Etihad. I'll never fly through Belgrade for sure. It's horrible and the travel desk were not particularly helpful. In fact I'm considering never to fly Etihad again.

Tue, Jul 7
IST
Istanbul
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31h 10m
Fri, Aug 7
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
IST
Istanbul
22h 25m
R9 780
Trip: 32 days
8,4Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8,4 Excellent
Based on 10 683 reviews
Overall
8,4
Boarding
8,4
Comfort
8,2
Crew
8,7
Entertainment
8,3
Food
8,0
JFK
DOH
Okay 4,3

Pros: Every time rest room sanitized for every passenger, onetime boarding and departure

Cons: Food menu is very basics, same food again and again. Also the number of items is very limited, heavy sound in the flight, not able to sleep.

SYD
DOH
Excellent 9,3

Pros: The crew were welcoming and accommodating, whether you wanted to sleep or to watch entertainment or eat/drink.

JFK
DOH
Excellent 9,0

Pros: Crew was great and food was nice!

BOS
DOH
Mediocre 2,3

Cons: The flight was 3 hours delayed - and the captain never told us exactly what was wrong. The boarding lane was a chaos as well - and the tv screens never really worked. Terrible!

DOH
PHL
Good 7,3

Pros: The crew was very good. Seat was comfortable.

Cons: Running water in the bathroom.

Sat, Mar 14
IST
Istanbul
CPT
Cape Town Intl
31h 10m
Sun, Mar 22
CPT
Cape Town Intl
IST
Istanbul
12h 55m
R10 877
Trip: 9 days
7,2Good Show reviews
Overall 7,2 Good
Based on 2 294 reviews
Boarding
7,1
Comfort
7,2
Crew
7,6
Entertainment
6,7
Food
6,7
LFW
EWR
Good 6,6

Cons: The toilets were filthy. The tv touch screens didn’t work

EBB
ADD
Excellent 8,3

Cons: The cabin crew had masks to protect themselves I think against the threat of Coronavirus. We passengers did not have them. It looked awkward. How about if instead of handing out headsets they gave passengers masks?! Overall I enjoy ET.

TLV
ADD
Good 7,3

Pros: Large space

Cons: Bording

FIH
ADD
Good 6,0

Cons: cramped boarding space and Addis airport. Inadequate space for volume of traffic. Capital investment in expansion required if Ethiopian to compete!

ADD
NBO
Okay 5,6

Pros: Asked for water that I never received. Wasn’t allowed to bathroom although still 20 min until landing and other people still got up

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