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“Nothing amazing, nothing bad”
Review of MIAT Mongolian Airlines


Reviewed 16 January 2018

Being the only direct flight available, and vowing never to fly via China ever again (look at my air china experience), MIAT was the only carrier available. From my understanding, they're definitely starting to modernize, however both my flights were on a narrow body 737 without any personal screen/vod. The flight out had what seemed like an extremely old plane- with seatbelts that you had to flip open before inserting the otherside to latch. The seats were relatively comfortable, however because they were thick, the legroom wasn't the greatest. Entertainment was a shared dropdown screen playing an extremely old movie- luckily i downloaded movies to my laptop so was fine. On the way back, the seats were thinner and leather- the plus side of this is the extra legroom afforded.

It's better than a budget airline, but obviously nowhere near world class status at the moment. Still, I had no issues with the service given, and I believe that MIAT will continue to modernize their fleet.

Date of travel: January 2018
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Nice comfortable flight, good check-in process. Food and service during the flight was very good. Comfortable seating, but no in-flight movies or Wi-Fi connections. Overall a good flight considering the age of the aircraft. Business class a lot nicer than my previous economy flights with this airline.

Date of travel: December 2017
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

This was a relatively short flight that went very smoothly. The cabin crew were very friendly, and the food was infinitely better than on Air China (who fly the same route).

Date of travel: December 2017
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Thank Trevor S
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Since there're few choices for flight to get to Mongolia, I had to book MIAT anyway. the flight from Hong Kong was delayed which was still understandable. the seats was not that comfortable and rather narrow. Food and beverage was fair, nothing special. Flight attendants' attentions were scarce for some passengers, plus their behaviour wasn't that pleasant.

Date of travel: June 2017
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Last time every airlines save the money on everything. So here I was really surprised to have a perfect service!

Date of travel: August 2017
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