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Satisfactory

ProAttendants that TRY to help when they can

ConsVery small seats both for width and leg room!

When you think of long haul flights, you know if you go economy class it won't be the most comfortable trip in the world as it is. You can choose to go Business or 1st Class and have a virtually hassle free flight. Well, when we wanted to go on a skiing holiday to Canada we booked a middle of the...

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Excellent

Prosmooth flight,good food,entertainment,helpful and ...

Consdelays, cramped

I just recently flew from London Gatwick to Larnaca, Cyprus with Excel in Economy class. This is around a 4 and a half hour flight each way. I was overall very satisfied with my experience with this airline but, as with most things, there was room for improvement! The worst thing was the delays...

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Good

ProFriendly staff, nice flight

Consloosing my bagge, slow response from airline

Well as I'm sure many of you know (and are probably fed up of hearing about now), we went on holiday in September to Tenerife. We were flying EXCEL airways. We have never flown with these before but my mum had on a couple of occasions and couldn't fault them. On arrival at Gatwick with tons of...

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Excellent

“AN EXCEL-ENT RIDE”

published 10/01/2004

ProPunctual, Leather Seats, Friendly Staff

ConsNone for me personally

Back in October 2003 my girlfriend and I flew to Luxor,Eygpt with Excel Airways, I had only heard about this airline via a friend who said they were famed for their punctuality and comfort, this I found out to be was very accurate……… = About Excel Airways Excel Airways has only been flying since...

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Good

Prothey got us there and back

Consnone particularly, in my experience

We booked our flights with Excel Airways back in January, then I read some of the reviews on Ciao, and thought, Oops! BOOKING We booked through the website. It was very easy to use. We paid a deposit of £120 (£40 per person) and the balance was automatically debited from my credit card in June...

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Super

“A Well named Flight Company”

published 02/09/2001

ProGood crew, nice food and well organised throughout

Consnone especially

After the varying reviews seen here on Ciao about Excel airways I was very interested to see what my flight would be like. If you read my last op you will already know that our destination was the sunny Island of Corfu, and that our flight was at the ungodly time of about 6am. We flew from...

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Super

“MOVE OVER FATTY”

published 17/03/2002

ProFriendly hostesses, nice food, nice flight

ConsFat man squashing me.

As I work for Blakes Boats, who are owned by a company called Cendant, who also own RCI Timeshare holidays, I got the privilege of having a two week holiday away at any of their centres throughout the world. I thought I would just use one week up and go to Tenerife and then use the last week for...

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Super

“Excel - Cyprus-ingly good”

published 21/10/2006

ProQuick check in at Gatwick, good food, reasonable p...

ConsCramped seats, worrying anouncements from the capt...

Booking - I had never heard of Excel, but discovered them on a flight comparison site. They fly twice a week from Gatwick to Larnaca, and for the dates that we were looking at were about £100 cheaper than BA and Cyprus Airways, and the flight times were better. I booked on the XL.com website...

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Excellent

ProExtra Legroom, Leather Seats, Good Food, Nice Staf...

ConsNone

We flew from Gatwick to Malaga on 25th Jan on Excel airways 06:30am flight. I almost cancelled my holiday when the tickets arrived and i found out Excel were the airline, i was a bit apprehensive about the flight because i am a very nervous flyer and i had never heard of Excel before. I am so...

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Excellent

“Excel-lent Airways”

published 30/07/2001

ProGreat Staff, Nice Meal, Good Inflight Entertainmen...

ConsNone

I know it's a bit of a crappy title but I couldn't think of anything. I have flew with excel airways only once and I think they deliver an excellent service. Excel airways have only been in existence for three month's since there first flight from Gatwick airport which was described as the most...

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Not for me

“Ex Hell Airways”

published 28/05/2001

ProAt least the plane didn't crash

Cons33 hour delay

In May 2001 I flew with Excel Airways from London Gatwick to Heraklion, Crete. Sadly I was supposed to be flying to Santorini some sixty miles north of our arrival point so I imagine you can tell this isn't the start of a glowing recommendation. My girlfriend and I arrived at the airport at 4am...

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Excellent

Progood price, excelent food

Consusual space restrictions apply

When we received our airline tickets and found we were travelling with Excel airways we were filled with trepidation. Is this an airline that is going to get us on holiday and if it does, will it get us home after? Our first impressions of exel where quite good, their web site is good with plenty...

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Super

ProOn-time arrivals, friendly staff, free in-flight m...

ConsLuggage was knocked around quite a bit

This summer, I decided to fly from Gatwick to Alicante with XL (Excel) Airways. I had heard mixed reviews about them, but due to the price we decided to book anyway. Directly from the XL.com website, return flights for three adults came to £183.00, which appeared to be the cheapest flights we...

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Not for me

“Never again !!”

published 14/01/2007

Pro They fly from cardiff - thats it!

Conswhere do i start

I flew with Excel airways for the very first time on holiday to Sharm el Sheikh in september 2006. Thought it was great that we could fly from Cardiff so easily . but being able to fly locally was the ONLY advanatage! We arrived at check in Cardiff at least 2 hours before as we usually do. We...

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Not for me

“A super nightmare”

published 14/06/2006

ProWe arrived home safely.

ConsToo numerous to mention.

On the 25/07/05 we booked a 14 day holiday to the Dominican Republic with Thomas Cook. Although we had paid extra to pre-book our seats there was total confusion at Excel Airways check-in at Gatwick Airport. We checked -i n and Excel Airways staff failed to put a security tag on one of two...

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Product Information : Excel Airways

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Country: United Kingdom

Continent: Europe

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Listed on Ciao since: 28/05/2001