Top Ten Worst Airlines


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The hostess were a little rude, especially the older one. It's time for her to retire.
Doesn't belong (only airline I've ever flown on)


Ryanair? This airline sucks the rotten intestines of a dead giraffe. It is a cheap airline that no one should fly with no matter what their prices are. Granted their prices are low, but you pretty much get what you paid for. A bunch of ignorant and short-tempered that staff members that treat you like slaves. No really they do treat their passengers like slides and it's no wonder that Ryanair has become the most hated airline in the world.

In 2007, A doctor and son were rejected from flight before takeoff because they were talking throughout the pre-flight safety briefing. They had to pay an extra £500 for tickets. This isn't called for. If they have experienced travel onboard many times, they do not always have to listen to the safety briefing and there's always the visual version of it in the safety instructions manual. The same year, a 14-year-old boy was forced to stand up on flight to Luton because the seats were almost full, despite the fact that he had a broken leg and was experiencing discomfort. Also there were some spare seats but the cabin crew had to say this, "If you wanted an extra seat, then you should have paid for it to yourself". Ryanair needs to become defunct. The members of Ryanair staff can get shot down by the nuclear machine gun of the law. As for the passengers they should be teleported to their destinations by more eco-friendly aircraft provided by KLM, All Nippon Airways, Jet2, Flybe, Virgin Atlantic, Lufthansa, United Airlines, Air Canada, TAM Airlines, Caribbean Airlines, Easyjet, Qatar Airways, Qantas, SkyWork, BMI Regional, Thomson Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines, Monarch, British Airways and many other awesome airlines.
They are cons of the airline world due to their advertisement
My feet hurt after flying this airline no legroom at all
[Newest]Ryanair is the Justin Bieber of airlines.

3Air India
This should be no place on the list. This is the best airline. shut up haters
Worst service, PIA is much better.

4Easy Jet
Ironic name don't ya think? Whats so easy about no given seating, poor staff, and it going bust?
no given seating? , what are you on?


5Pakistan International Airlines
PIA is much better airline, as compared to some of above mentioned.

6Allegiant Air

7Republic Airlines

Don't even get me started.
Bad bad bad bad service bad food bad airline

9Singapore Air
This airline is cheated
-being not letted other airlines to win
-mean and fancy
-over expensive airline ticket booking
This airline is somewhat an overrated brat. In my opinion Airlines like Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways, ANA, and other competitors are byfar off them.
This airline is epic!
[Newest]Singapore airlines is awesome

10US Airways
The flight attendants made me try and put two 60 lb, 2 ft wide suitcases in the storage space 4 ft above my head. They also put me at the very back of the plane with someone I didn't know, and my parents were at the front of the plane. This was when I was only 9 years old!
Absolutely the worst! During the flight from SEA to ATL our stewardess shared with us the plane we were flying was earlier mothballed and had been taken to the CA desert and offloaded. The plane was filthy some seats were broke and leather torn. It smelled of burnt pizza and vomit, rattled like and old washing machine.
Had no problems at all
[Newest]Could not find worse

The Contenders

11British Airways
I fly all over the world with many, many airlines. 100% of my worst issues have been with BA. First, the amount of time it takes to connect to BA flights in Heathrow is hideous. They say 45 mins is the minimum connection time - but you need at least 90 mins. Second, their baggage handling is notoriously bad. I have had multiple bags lost for more than 5 days each. Third, their customer service agents try to help - but they have no power and improper training. Recently I was in the boarding area for a flight that was VERY delayed. The agents kept telling everyone that the plane would start boarding after the pilot completed security checks. However, anyone who looked out the window could see that one of the engines had been more or less taken a part and pieces of it were laying on the tarmac. 20 mins later the flight was cancelled Very bad. Finally, the inflight service is really the worst. Bad food. Bad seats. Dirty Planes. Very, very bad.
Yes, I have flown many times with many different airlines most of whom have been good. The only one who wasn't was British Airways. The flight attendant was rude, obnoxious and unhelpful, the same as my over all impression of British Airways. I would never fly with them again.
They are known for losing baggages and non-existent customer services! Their promotions are misleading, especially considering their price matching guarantees.

Etihad rocks! SHouldn't be on this list!

13Viking Airlines
That airlines is not that good
Do Vikings live in it or what?

14Air Berlin
An absolutely miserable airline, made worst by the dishonest public relations masking a ruthless cutthroat organization. Try telephoning them--it's next to impossible, and they rig their phones to put the caller on hold for 5-10 minutes and then cut out. An unethical business.
Worst Airline ever! They loose baggage all the time. Mission impossible to get any kind of compensation. Poor service and it takes forever to get someone to talk to you. They keep trying to get you fill out forms and send them in to be ignored.
Miserable company with rude treatment and no service at all.

15Austrian Airlines
Disgusting customer service...well, actually there is none. They absolutely leave you stranded. I was sick with food poisoning in israel and I have been stuck here one month now and they refuse to rebook my ticket without an entire manuscript from the hospital. They originally asked for a medical note (upon my release) which I provided then they started asking for more and more. Still waiting and my phone bill (from the US) which I have only used to call them has reached $365

16United Airlines
A horrible horrible airline, when I took it they bumped me off of two of their flights that I had booked, lost my luggage and told me they had it, I got it 3 days later, I sincerely hope they go out of business
Reconsider your need to travel.

This is crazy it is the safest airline in the world


Always having engine problems everytime when your hear something about planes its always Quantas


Southwest is not even cheap anymore. US Airways offers better connections and lower fares. Airline which tries to intimidate passengers with the threat to kick them off the plane for no reason.
Don't even get me started I was on southwest and they forgot 40 bags so then my family and I have to wait SIX HOURS to get our bags usually the internet never works! In my opinion Southwest should be in top ten! I like to call it Southworst!
ughhh a heart behind my seat. no entertainment!?


Who wrote this is stupid
The stupidest item in this list this airline is the king of best airlines in the entire universe


They won't refund my ticket for not flying

Crashed during the flight for Surabaya to Singapore and no survivors found in the middle of a sea


Wait. When you said San Fran, did you mean San Francisco?
In 2014, one of AirAsia's planes crashed in Kalimantan.

21Tiger Airlines
Not even my kid had enough leg room on this plane! People with long legs shouldn't have to pay extra for more legroom, it's the way we were born! Just give us reasonable leg room!


22American Airllines
I have two experience the first one long ago my fly is supposed to leave 8am and left 1pm no explanation and the last one last week I got to miami on time my fly is supposed to leave at 2:15 pm postponed the fly of to 5:00 pm then they cancel the fly and the told us to rebook and I got 10:25 pm the time came and they told me that they don't have pilots again I left 12:40 am next day we didn't get any vouchers a least to get a cup of coffee because they said that wasn't their fault I give them -1 not even one they should go out business
Good airline; bad service

23Air Botswana
Rubbish airline. Rubbish service. Rubbish food. Just rubbish.
No food. Flight once delayed for 2 hours for no apparent reason whilst SAA flew from Jhb to GAB 15 minutes later (i.E. was not a technical or weather issue).

24Cebu Pacific
Unreliable, unprofessional. Delayed on the Tarmac for almost 6 hours in Manila with passengers on board, dumbest excuses provided by the Captain. Complaint lodged online, and to present date, no response received. Do yourself a favour and pay for a more expensive flight, at lease it will get you to your destination on time.
The worst service no free food alway plane crash

25Air France
The only airline which continues to transport primates to their deaths in laboratories. Not a nice feeling to sit there drinking champagne while down in the cargo area primates are being transported to terrible deaths.


27Batavia Air
I tought this airline is already bankrupt?

28Bhoja Air

29Kuwait Airways
Horrible at handling a cancelled or delayed flight.
It has old aircraft and the T.V. are tiny


31Cathay Pacific
I used them only once and never again. Their personnel has issues with westeners and they will constantly show you what they think of them (unless you are Chinese). I fly several times a year to Asia and never had an issue with Asiana or Singapore Airlines. On that one flight with Cathay I was humiliated several times by different employees.

I really hate monarch because there is no T.V. on the a300s and no free food

33Spirit Airlines
Cheapest airline and the best
Too many fees, least legroom in the industry.

Two too many crashes in in one year
To many crashes and dangerous flight routs!


35Air Koryo
This should be number 1 because IT'S THE WORST AIRLINE EVER! Its safety record is only like 2 and a half stars and it's airline rating is 1! Kim Jong Un (The North Korean Government) owns it. Obviously, the worst thing about it is it's North Korea's national airline. The airplanes are so dirty inside and out (especially their latest addition, the TU-204) that the flight attendants have to clean the plane's insides during mid-flight.


37Thomson Airlines
Rubbish airline. Pay for allocated seats doesn't mean you will get them, when we complained we were fobbed off with the excuse that paying extra to have allocated seats only means you will be seated together, not necessary in those requested and paid for. what a con
It's the second national airline of the Philippines so not that bad. It overshot the runway in Davao on June or July, 2013. We got refunded because when we flew to Bicol, the weather was bad so we made an emergency landing back to Manila. So we went to Bicol by car. Manila to Bicol-Airplane: 50 minutes. Car: 11 hours.
Were do I start
-the seats were as high as the eifel tower
I can not be bothered to say anymore because there is just to many bad coments I am forsed to fly with them because they are cheapish




They used to be good but now it's a total rip off. Even in First Class you will realize that this airline is trying everything in order to save. you pay $ 10,000 for a F ticket and end up sitting on a broken chair while being served fast food (Fish and Chips). The miles that you earn in their "Miles and More" program are practically worthless because they won't let you use them.

Frontier needs more legroom.

43Virgin Australia
Absolutely Disgusting, They disgrace the Australian Name


44Philippine Airline
Poor service and no free food most danger airline on the Philippines

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