Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 28 Apr 2013
Total posts 2
Has anyone got an email address or contact details of how to escalate complaints at Etihad. Received appalling service on recent return flights in business to U.K. and just got a standard email back, saying it was a one off.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 07 May 2016
Total posts 1
Etihad has the worst attitude for dealing with complaints. I have to send my complaints to their CEO. you can google Etihad CEO and you will find the email address. Good luck! Worst airline to deal with. I stop flying them now!
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 768
I have to agree with the poor attitude. The only way I've got any kind of good service was through twitter. Just yesterday I had someone hang up on me (I requested options after a schedule change), then the 2nd call the person said no options (despite the website indicating otherwise) and asked if he could help me with anything else.
Member since 21 Apr 2012
Total posts 2,059
Is it a cultural issue that the ME3 can't execute remedial actions well?
Member since 28 Jul 2016
Total posts 68
Fly Emirates next time, they are great!
Member since 17 Jun 2015
Total posts 40
From my personal experience as a TA, Etihad are one of the easiest to deal with. Quick and efficient phone service, excellent back end support and the best of all, great commissions. I have had to escalate a couple of complaints. Granted they were through our Etihad Rep which direct bookers don't have access to, but the complaints were dealt with within 48 hours.
Member since 24 Apr 2012
Total posts 1,114
Don't suppose you're an Etihad Guest Gold, Platinum or Exclusive member? If so, follow @EtihadPremium on Twitter and DM them your Etihad membership number to get connected. They seem to reply to all messages within a few minutes or an hour at most. :)
Member since 18 Jan 2017
Interesting - Im based in the Gulf and choose Etihad over Emirates and Qatar airways because of their service. When ever I have had a complaint its been dealt with promptly. Beware: in the Gulf complaints are an art form - often made for no reason other than to demonstrate superiority and extract an extra benefit (like a local sport). If your complaint is a "rant and rave" it could be interpreted as just another arrogant passenger - intimidating the crew. Try language like " I was disappointed by the service I received, I got the impression there may have been a fault in the galley ovens - the crew were struggling to provide the level of service I normally enjoy" something that makes you sound reasonable. Seriously - the regional passengers try every trick imaginable to scam benefits or punish crew - its horrible to see.
Member since 07 Jan 2016
Total posts 11
Etihad - Etihad Guest
Member since 24 Feb 2015
Total posts 19
Hi there, please advise if you are still in need of assistance. Thank you *Sky
Member since 02 Jul 2015
Total posts 17
I recently had a bad service on EY463 from MEL-AUH. I submitted feedback via the Etihad website and received a stock standard reply. I responded to this advising the details of my return leg from Europe and commented that I hoped I would have a more positive experience next time. Towards the end of the first leg I was approached by a senior crew member who asked how the flight had been and if they had done better than on my previous trip. To be fair, they had looked after me well and I was happy to respond in the affirmative.
Member since 25 Feb 2012
Total posts 32
I like to use EY because it is one stop to Dublin . I must say (in J) that I was looked after beautifully on a number of trips ,much better than Lufstanza / Qantas/ Thai . Their ground staff can be found wanting at times but the lounges and FA's have been just a joy to fly with ! Maybe I have been lucky ? But I know I had a great last trip but the pax in front of me would say different ! Perhaps the difference was I smiled when interacting with the FA and was not rude !
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