Top Ten Worst Airlines


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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.

Ryanair is the Justin Bieber of airlines.

They are cons of the airline world due to their advertisement

My back hurt because of sitting in the seats

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2Allegiant Air

Worst airline in the world only PIA is the best others are worst

3Easy 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? - squire

4Pakistan International Airlines

PIA is much better airline, as compared to some of above mentioned.

PIA is the best you should not keep PIA in worst airline are you mad

The one who says PIA is not good he is the best in the world

PIA is one of the best airline in the world

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5Air India

This is the best airlines dummy's it has only crashed once.

This should be no place on the list. This is the best airline. shut up haters

What is air India loser then Pakistan mind it

Its is worst in world

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Shockingly unreliable. Don't expect to fly on the flight you booked. Don't expect to get where you are going anytime close to scheduled time or even day, or even in the same week.
And don't complain. Because all you get is fake sympathy - no apologies, no explanation, no redress.

Just terrible. What look like a customer care letter is actually a veiled insult. They really hate their customers and say just for giggles.

Oh, and the carry-on baggage scam everyone should know about. Ask the check-in staff if your carry-on is ok, and they say sure yeah fine. But at the gate they charge you for overweight. They do it deliberately. Also they advertise phantom flights which will never fly.

Bad bad bad bad service bad food bad airline

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7Republic Airlines

PIA is the best thus is not you should keep PIA in the top 10 best airlines ok

8US 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

Could not find worse

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9Singapore Air

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!

Why is it in the worst airlines list?!

It is good but a bit overrated

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10British 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.

I was shocked about the level of rude and poor service I experienced at BA. I fly a lot, some years 80 flights or so I have pretty much seen it all. Scoring the the top prize in poor service and rudeness is quite an achievement.

For me, a good flight is a smooth eventless, unmemorable transport from one place to another. Avoiding BA and avoiding Heathrow whenever I can, has very much helped to obtain that.

They are known for losing baggages and non-existent customer services! Their promotions are misleading, especially considering their price matching guarantees.

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The Contenders

11Viking Airlines

Do Vikings live in it or what?

That airlines is not that good


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) - N64Dude

Delta is a good airlines

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Etihad rocks! SHouldn't be on this list!

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.

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15Batavia Air

I tought this airline is already bankrupt?

16Bhoja Air
17Cathay 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.

18United 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

Terrible - my daughter took them to Cancun for her honeymoon, but her suitcase stayed in Newark. They were told by me to hold it in Newark for her to pick up on the return flight (after I gave up on getting it to Cancun) and sent it to Houston as unclaimed a half hour before her arrival in Newark. Still doesn't have it. I'd walk before I'd fly with them.

Horrible experience never again

Reconsider your need to travel.

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19Austrian 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

20Air 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).

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