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Airports
Origin
Brisbane
$865
only
$865
Melbourne
$844
only
$844
Sydney
$815
only
$815
Destination
San Francisco
$864
only
$864
San José
$892
only
$892
Los Angeles
$815
only
$815
Sat., 18 Jan.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
LAX
Los Angeles
19h 20m
Sat., 22 Feb.
LAX
Los Angeles
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18h 30m
Trip: 36 days
10.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 10.0 Excellent
Based on 1 reviews
Overall
8.6
Boarding
8.6
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.9
Entertainment
8.5
Food
8.2
MEL
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Cons: I couldn’t get the seat to recline.

LAX
AKL
Excellent 9.0

Cons: The boarding was inconvenient. LAX has just been updated. Gerri g a bus out to the tarmac is something I expect in Africa. Can Air NZ move to a different terminal?

LHR
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Air NZ sent my mom away when she arrived to board the plane because she could not hear well. This resulted in a 68 year old women spending the night at Heathrow. No apologies, no upgrades, nothing. Air New Zealand is a heartless discount airline. Terrible experience. Avoid.

Cons: Air NZ sent my mom away when she arrived to board the plane because she could not hear well. This resulted in a 68 year old women spending the night at Heathrow. No apologies, no upgrades, nothing. Air New Zealand is a heartless discount airline. Terrible experience. Avoid.

AKL
LAX
Good 7.3

Cons: They lost are baggage

LHR
LAX
Excellent 8.6

Pros: Strong crew service is the highlight of flying Air New Zealand. Plane comfort is good, with nice ambient lighting, decent seats and reasonably spacious toilets. At least for now, they have in-seat entertainment screens with lots of current offerings. Our flight had free wi-fi, a real plus.

Cons: Boarding with Air New Zealand at Heathrow was complex and poorly organised when compared to the smooth and efficient process at LAX. This has been the case each time I have flown this same route with this airline.

Mon., 10 Feb.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
LAX
Los Angeles
13h 40m
Tue., 18 Feb.
LAX
Los Angeles
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14h 55m
Trip: 9 days
8.3ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.3 Excellent
Based on 147 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
SYD
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: upon arrival in LA, I was advised that my luggage has been checked in straight to Seattle, but upon reaching Seattle I was advised that the luggage has been misplaced and they would deliver it in the afternoon to my hotel. Upon waiting for over 12 hours and a number of phone calls to both delta and virgin I was advised that my luggage hasn't even left Sydney and they are not sure when they can deliver it. I have now missed an important work meeting that I came over for and have been in the same clothes for 48 hours Without my clothes and my critical blood pressure medication. I am frustrated/disappointed/furious would be an understatement. I have travelled with a number of other airlines, but this was by far the worst experience

SYD
LAX
Good 6.3

Pros: Food tasted ok

Cons: Limited movie/tv choices Not enough room Rarely saw crew

SYD
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Bumpy but I guess VA can't do much about that. Everything else was perfect. Thank you

SYD
LAX
Okay 5.6

Pros: Entertainment.

Cons: I had three flights with Virgin Australia, all to get to and from Sydney and to and from the US. ALL THREE FLIGHTS WERE DELAYED, one even being a 2-3hr delay, and compensation was only $8 AUD voucher at the airport - just enough to get coffee! Excuses were made due to weather, some say it was due to staff. Never will I fly with them. Disorganized and never on time.

SYD
LAX
Mediocre 3.6

Cons: Virgin Australia staff were extremely unhelpful when I called from Sydney (20+hrs before landing in LAX) to find alternative flight to JFK due to snow. Their inability to rectify the situation on the spot resulted in all outbound flights to LA being full by the time I landed in LAX and a subsequent 3-day stay in LA… hence missing my wedding anniversary. Thankfully my husband purchased the first available ticket at US$1,000 and was able to get me back to NYC in time to celebrate our wedding anniversary. I am extremely disappointed that Virgin Australia did not amend the flight when I first called - staff in LA further reinforced that Syd ground staff should have been more helpful. On top of all of this I had to pay US$120 for excess baggage due to 20kg restrictions - what international flight only allows 20kg. All in all this has been an extremely disappointing experience and I will not be flying virgin for any further international trips.

Wed., 9 Oct.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SFO
San Francisco
17h 30m
Mon., 21 Oct.
SFO
San Francisco
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18h 15m
Trip: 13 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 6,481 reviews
Overall
8.4
Boarding
8.5
Comfort
8.2
Crew
8.8
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.8
HNL
KOA
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Flight attendants were great!

Cons: Flight was a little cold - but in Hawaii, not always a bad thing!

PHX
HNL
Good 7.0

Cons: Food, leg room!

HNL
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Seat super comfortable Flight was smooth Snacks were great Hawaiian snacks

Cons: Free blanket, charging $10 in economy for a blanket just seemed a little silly.

LIH
HNL
Excellent 8.5

Pros: Crew was amazing, so was check in agent.

Cons: What would have been a great flight experience was marred by having to wait close to1 hour for bags to arrive...longer than flight time. Unacceptable!

SFO
OGG
Excellent 9.6

Pros: The flight attendant in my section was very nice. I appreciated the extra snacks she gave me!

Cons: The main meal, a sandwich, was only ok. The food could definitely be improved.

Tue., 3 Sep.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
LAX
Los Angeles
17h 15m
Fri., 6 Sep.
LAX
Los Angeles
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
19h 55m
Trip: 4 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 944 reviews
Overall
7.7
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
7.4
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.1
LAX
NAN
Excellent 8.3

Pros: Crew and comfort

Cons: Entertainment & Meal

NAN
AKL
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Crew, food, service

Cons: Interior and entertainment system quite outdated. When trying to turn on the reading lights the ones above the seats before us would go on, not ours (21H was our seat, 20H light would turn on, not ours)

NAN
SYD
Excellent 8.6

Pros: Friendly efficient crew. Clean modern Airbus aircraft and no delays.

Cons: Food was limited and not great.

NAN
LAX
Excellent 9.0

Pros: great service and comfort for the price i paid. Staff friendly. My seat was close to the restroom.

Cons: movies were dated.

BNE
NAN
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Efficient crew and boarding.

Cons: Hard to see movies overhead due to brightness of cabin.

Sat., 16 Nov.
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
SFO
San Francisco
33h 05m
Sat., 23 Nov.
SFO
San Francisco
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
34h 40m
Trip: 8 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 2,770 reviews
Overall
7.5
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
7.3
Crew
8.0
Entertainment
6.8
Food
7.1
MNL
BKK
Excellent 9.6

Pros: It was a very good flight and on time. The food was very authentic and tasty!

Cons: The airport need to expand the number of runways. Always late leaving or arriving because they can't handle the traffic and especially in bad weather.

SFO
MNL
Excellent 9.3

Pros: I particularly admire the free media entertainment options and quality of the meals served!

Cons: I was seated in the middle of the cabin, where it is rows of four seats, and the way the space under the seats in front of them were divided caused there to only be three separate and staggered places to put carry-on bags. With all four of us in my row needing to put bags under there, it was dicey.

MNL
JFK
Excellent 9.6

Pros: Good flight on time. Nice staff

Cons: Continue the good service

TAC
CEB
Good 6.3

Pros: Early departure and arrival by over 45mins ahead of schedule

Cons: Food and lack of IFE and WiFi

JFK
MNL
Good 7.0

Cons: Hoping to have a flight on time and not delayed.

Tue., 3 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
SFO
San Francisco
24h 50m
Fri., 6 Sep.
SFO
San Francisco
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
36h 20m
Trip: 4 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 5,989 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.7
SFO
HKG
Good 7.0

Pros: Crew was courteous.

Cons: Seat needs to be much roomier. Entertainment and Food should be good and more options.

JFK
YVR
Excellent 9.3

Pros: The crew was fantastic.

Cons: Entertainment is out of date and difficult to use.

MNL
HKG
Excellent 10.0

Pros: They are amazing

HND
HKG
Okay 5.3

Pros: Crew are friendly

Cons: Flight was late, seat tray was dirty, and entertainment system hard to use.

JFK
HKG
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Crew was really good and the seating was quite okay

Cons: Seating distance

Wed., 11 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
SFO
San Francisco
14h 20m
Sat., 14 Sep.
SFO
San Francisco
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
15h 30m
Trip: 4 days
7.4GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.4 Good
Based on 7 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
MEL
LAX
Excellent 9.6

Pros: I liked that nothing was a hassle to get to, the staff were amazing and the pilot was well-skilled.

Cons: My only con was the fact that there were many people around me coughing. That's not your fault though, I understand. But still, it was nasty.

JNB
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Cons: The plane's interior needed a makeover, as is old

SYD
JNB
Okay 5.3

Pros: The flight is short, it was on time, boarding process was swift.

Cons: There was one flight attendant with attitude problems but if you ignore her, she would stop it. No big issue.

SYD
LAX
Mediocre 3.0

Pros: Seats were uncomfortable,

BNE
SYD
Good 7.6

Pros: Crew always competent & professional

Cons: Boarding was chaotic

Tue., 10 Dec.
BNE
Brisbane
LAX
Los Angeles
39h 55m
Mon., 30 Dec.
LAX
Los Angeles
BNE
Brisbane
38h 55m
$1,335
Trip: 21 days
6.5GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.5 Good
Based on 6,402 reviews
Overall
6.6
Boarding
6.7
Comfort
6.6
Crew
7.0
Entertainment
6.3
Food
6.1
LAX
PVG
Okay 4.3

Cons: Entertainment system needs the ability to have closed captions in English. It’s in Chinese all the time—can’t even turn it off. The sound system is very poor so captions would help.

PVG
DPS
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: The crew was extremely unhelpful. More so than any airline crew I have ever experienced.

ACX
PVG
Good 7.3

Pros: Crew was helpful, friendly, attentive.

Cons: Seats are definitely too small in both directions.

SZX
PVG
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: Lost luggage

PVG
LAX
Excellent 8.3

Pros: Overheard storage is good

Cons: Seat cushions could be more comfortable

Wed., 19 Feb.
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
LAX
Los Angeles
19h 20m
Thu., 19 Mar.
LAX
Los Angeles
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
18h 50m
Trip: 29 days
8.5ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.5 Excellent
Based on 2,639 reviews
Overall
8.6
Boarding
8.6
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.9
Entertainment
8.5
Food
8.2
AKL
LAX
Good 7.3

Cons: They lost are baggage

AKL
SYD
Good 7.0

Pros: Their plane

Cons: Food

LHR
LAX
Excellent 8.6

Pros: Strong crew service is the highlight of flying Air New Zealand. Plane comfort is good, with nice ambient lighting, decent seats and reasonably spacious toilets. At least for now, they have in-seat entertainment screens with lots of current offerings. Our flight had free wi-fi, a real plus.

Cons: Boarding with Air New Zealand at Heathrow was complex and poorly organised when compared to the smooth and efficient process at LAX. This has been the case each time I have flown this same route with this airline.

AKL
SFO
Okay 5.6

Pros: The seat was super uncomfortable and they switched out flights 3 times so the layovers were extremely long.

Cons: Not switching our flights three times and not accommodating us like we had originally paid for.

LHR
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Movies, texting other seats, requesting food and water from my screen

Fri., 18 Oct.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
LAX
Los Angeles
19h 20m
Sat., 26 Oct.
LAX
Los Angeles
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18h 45m
Trip: 9 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 6,478 reviews
Overall
8.4
Boarding
8.5
Comfort
8.2
Crew
8.8
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.8
HNL
OGG
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Free entertainment. Complimentary food

Cons: More leg room

LAX
HNL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: They held the connection to Maui for us even though we were an hour late. Much appreciated! The flight attendants were super!

Cons: Nothing; all good

HNL
LIH
Excellent 9.0

Cons: I really have no complaints. Airplane seats are never all that comfortable, but short flight, so these were okay.

KOA
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Crew was great

Cons: We sat on the tarmac for almost an hour after arriving and the pilot totally lied about the expected wait, “About 10 minutes” when we first arrived and then no update for 45 minutes.

HNL
SEA
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Entire experience was perfect

Thu., 20 Feb.
BNE
Brisbane
LAX
Los Angeles
13h 00m
Sun., 8 Mar.
LAX
Los Angeles
BNE
Brisbane
14h 15m
Trip: 18 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 82 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
BNE
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: More leg room on this plane than any other economy plane I have been on

MEL
LAX
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Excellent service

ADL
MEL
Excellent 8.6

Pros: Boarding and flight time

Cons: Lounges were dirty

BNE
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Airline food is nothing great, but the food was not have bad. But it was really great when they offer you a free glass of wine with it. Lots more leg room then on any flight in the USA. Cabin crew was also very nice.

SYD
BNE
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Neat in flight entertainment app that lets you watch, read, listen while you fly, right on your own device. Very nice touch.

Cons: The check in process. No one got there right when the airport opened at 0400 and they took their time getting the check in counters clean and ready for the day, having us all stand in line waiting to be checked in.

Thu., 5 Dec.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
LAX
Los Angeles
15h 30m
Sun., 19 Jan.
LAX
Los Angeles
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
19h 10m
Trip: 46 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 944 reviews
Overall
7.7
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
7.4
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.1
NAN
APW
Okay 5.6

Pros: The crew were welcoming, friendly, and accommodating.

Cons: The plane is old and had no screens, so there was no entertainment option.

HNL
NAN
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: By sending my purchase thru a third party, you screwed my ability to use your cancellation policy and was forced to use there’s which was not customer service oriented. I will never again use kayak

APW
HNL
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Crew was amazing!

Cons: Checkin and gate crew were amazing! It was hard to hear the announcement on the intercom in Apia. Too sound was not clear and precise.

NAN
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Crew great. Seat was a major let down, too small.

Cons: Just the seats really.

BNE
NAN
Good 6.4

Pros: Very welcoming crew, kept us informed of any changes

Cons: The seats are old, no entertainment, really not the quality I expected for an international flight

Thu., 23 Jan.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SFO
San Francisco
16h 20m
Tue., 11 Feb.
SFO
San Francisco
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
22h 00m
Trip: 20 days
10.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 10.0 Excellent
Based on 1 reviews
Overall
8.6
Boarding
8.6
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.9
Entertainment
8.5
Food
8.2
AKL
NAN
Excellent 9.6

Pros: Premium economy is the way to go. So much more comfortable.

Cons: This flight was close to perfect. Boarding process at the gate was a bit hectic, but manageable.

APW
AKL
Excellent 9.0

Pros: Crew were always friendly and just looks happy to do their job. Seat were comfortable enough for what I paid for

Cons: Breakfast

AKL
IAH
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Food was delicious and warm. Water was provided throughout the flight. Entertainment was excellent.

Cons: There were large black box type items underneath certain seats which impacted personal item stowage and leg room.

AKL
WLG
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Great crew. Wine and cheese was nice.

Cons: Nothing. All good.

LAX
AKL
Excellent 9.0

Cons: The boarding was inconvenient. LAX has just been updated. Gerri g a bus out to the tarmac is something I expect in Africa. Can Air NZ move to a different terminal?

Fri., 18 Oct.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SFO
San Francisco
26h 30m
Fri., 1 Nov.
SFO
San Francisco
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29h 50m
Trip: 15 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 2,770 reviews
Overall
7.5
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
7.3
Crew
8.0
Entertainment
6.8
Food
7.1
MNL
HNL
Excellent 8.0

Pros: This time I didn’t have to go into the corral till close to boarding I still can’t believe you cannot bring bottles of water from vendors to bring on the plane if it was allowed I wouldn’t have to keep calling the crew to bring water.. after second request the crew knew I wanted water... flight late

Cons: Allow bottled water on the plane ... or at least sealed bottled water!!

MNL
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Since it was over booked, my seat was upgraded to business class.

MNL
SFO
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Very nice crew!!!

Cons: Everything is perfect for me.

SFO
MNL
Good 6.3

Pros: The crew is all right helpful.

Cons: The flight time keep on changing:(

MNL
TAC
Okay 5.3

Pros: More organized boarding via buses

Cons: flight was delayed by 1hr 13mins.

Fri., 25 Oct.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SJC
San Jose
19h 00m
Fri., 15 Nov.
SJC
San Jose
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
17h 30m
Trip: 22 days
8.2ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.2 Excellent
Based on 6,481 reviews
Overall
8.4
Boarding
8.5
Comfort
8.2
Crew
8.8
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.8
SYD
HNL
Good 7.0

Pros: On time! Nice crew.

Cons: More entertainment options for a 10hr flight. Food was not the best, no variety.

HNL
OGG
Good 6.0

Cons: Better baggage delivery. Took longer waiting for baggage than actually flight time.

LIH
HNL
Excellent 8.5

Pros: Crew was amazing, so was check in agent.

Cons: What would have been a great flight experience was marred by having to wait close to1 hour for bags to arrive...longer than flight time. Unacceptable!

LIH
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Kind crew Left late but made up time in the air

Cons: Very crammed seats No entertainment even though I called and asked before the flight and was told there was

HNL
SYD
Okay 5.6

Pros: Entertainment choices good

Cons: Worst food offerings. Not enough food offerings for 10 hour plus flight. Poor entree quality for international flight.

Mon., 18 Nov.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
LAX
Los Angeles
13h 40m
Mon., 25 Nov.
LAX
Los Angeles
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14h 55m
Trip: 8 days
8.3ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.3 Excellent
Based on 147 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
SYD
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Cons: Good seat on Virgin VA1 51H and lucky for me there's no one seated beside me I had two seats all to myself. They run out of chicken and had to settle for vege curry which was ok. Purchased the wifi the entire flight which was awesome.

SYD
LAX
Okay 4.0

Cons: I missed my flight due to my first flight being 45 minutes late and excessive wait for my luggage in order to clear customs

SYD
LAX
Excellent 9.3

Pros: The flight crew was very attentive even w/ a full cabin. The flight itself was uneventful. On board entertainment made the 13+ hour flight less miserable. For economy class I felt like the amount of leg was generous.

Cons: I food was not spectacular but it was adequate. My expectations for economy class are never high so I don't really feel this is a negative it was as expected.

SYD
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Seats reclined comfortably but were definitely cramped & crew was pleasant. I got my first choice on meals in both economy x while sitting in the front while headed to Oz and regular economy when sitting in the back on the way home.

Cons: Only one drink service included, which came with the first meal. The rest of the options were water throughout the flight until breakfast when juice or coffees and teas were offered. Entertainment was a little dated, including HBO series from the early 2000’s rather than newer shows. Flight was an hour late without explanation & there wasn’t the starry night sky that I heard so much about. Overall I’d fly again if it was a good flight deal but I wouldn’t specifically seek the airline out when planning another trip.

SYD
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Lovely crew

Tue., 19 Nov.
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
LAX
Los Angeles
31h 00m
Sat., 23 Nov.
LAX
Los Angeles
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
30h 05m
Trip: 5 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 944 reviews
Overall
7.7
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
7.4
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.1
NAN
LAX
Good 7.6

Pros: Friendly crew. Cloth seats were pretty comfortable with adjustable wings on sides of headrest. Movies were mostly older and good PG at worst.

Cons: Cloth seats were pretty comfortable with adjustable wings on sides of headrest BUT very cramped in Basic Economy. I’m short and couldn’t even put my seat back for entire 11 hours because man behind me was so tall. Meals did not include any salad but did have small amount of veggies.

AKL
NAN
Okay 5.6

Pros: Good flight

Cons: Food

SFO
NAN
Excellent 8.0

Pros: The crew was amazing! The seats in a business class were very uncomfortable.

Cons: It’s hard to compare after my recent flight on Emirates which was superb.

NAN
CHC
Excellent 9.6

Pros: Pleasant, fast, and efficient process

Cons: Leg space cramped for my tall husband

HNL
NAN
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: By sending my purchase thru a third party, you screwed my ability to use your cancellation policy and was forced to use there’s which was not customer service oriented. I will never again use kayak

Mon., 30 Sep.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SFO
San Francisco
36h 15m
Sat., 12 Oct.
SFO
San Francisco
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
41h 25m
$1,009
Trip: 13 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 5,989 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.7
IAD
HKG
Good 7.3

Pros: Flight crew was friendly.

Cons: The TV on my seat was not working.

JFK
YVR
Okay 4.0

Cons: Customer service from the cathy pacific crew are not good at all.. I flight business to and from asia to the USA at least 3-4 times a year.. cathy pacific was such a disappointment..

HKG
BKK
Excellent 8.0

Pros: BC middles seats are good for couples and one of the better laid out BC’s. Service was good but maybe not as JAL, ANA, or SQ.

Cons: The console storage/center tables was splattered with coke or coffee and was not properly wiped down during cleaning.

TPE
HKG
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Very good

Cons: Very good

HKG
NGO
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Cathay Pacific always has courteous and caring crew. From the pilot to the attendants everyone enjoys their jobs and it shows in the amount of care and effort they put into ensuring that everyone has an exceptional flight.

Thu., 10 Oct.
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
SFO
San Francisco
14h 20m
Sun., 27 Oct.
SFO
San Francisco
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
15h 30m
$1,024
Trip: 18 days
7.4GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.4 Good
Based on 7 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
SYD
LAX
Okay 5.6

Pros: Crew was friendly, flight was very smooth and arrived early

Cons: All I got for breakfast was a muffin, they ran out of fruit and yogurt before they got to my seat

MEL
SFO
Okay 5.0

Cons: I paid extra to pick a seat so I can sit with my friends and once I boarded the plane I realized it had been changed. So I spent $60 for nothing. Why charge for seat assignment if it will change??!!

MEL
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Crew was friendly and plane was clean and comfortable. Pilot kept us informed on our progress and flight was on time.

CNS
BNE
Good 7.5

Pros: All as expected.

Cons: Crew could have been more pleasant.

SYD
CNS
Good 6.3

Cons: Crew was not friendly. Also - who thought putting call buttons in the armrest was a good idea? We had 10 accidental calls from the people around us alone.

Thu., 20 Feb.
BNE
Brisbane
LAX
Los Angeles
34h 45m
Sun., 8 Mar.
LAX
Los Angeles
BNE
Brisbane
18h 30m
Trip: 18 days
8.5ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.5 Excellent
Based on 2,639 reviews
Overall
8.6
Boarding
8.6
Comfort
8.3
Crew
8.9
Entertainment
8.5
Food
8.2
LAX
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The crew member in my section was amazing, he went out of his way to greet each and everyone of us individually. The flight was comfortable, boarding a breeze and on time!

AKL
SIN
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The plane was very comfortable. With decent leg room and nice seats. The in flight entertainment was excellent. As was the crews efficient and professional service. Top star

SFO
EUG
Good 6.0

Cons: It was the shortest flight of my itinerary. My last flight home. We sat on the plane for nearly 45 minutes before take off and it was late getting home. Totally ridiculous. Every flight in and out of Eugene is ridiculous like that

AKL
LAX
Okay 4.3

Pros: Entertainment options. Communications from captain. Dimming of cabin lights.

Cons: Delays on both ends, including a substantial delay waiting for an open gate. Food was poor. Flight attendants were occasionally impolite.

YVR
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: New Zealand Air staff were friendly, informative and courteous throughout the entire flight! I was floored by their service and by what was offered. They even worked to arrange for people to move around (some were packed 4 to a row, but there was plenty of space throughout the craft).

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