|June||Best time to beat the crowds (4% less expensive on average)|
|January||Most popular time to fly (22% more expensive on average)|
Average price of a return ticket
|RM 635||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
Good deal for a return ticket
|RM 120||or less|
Air Busan has waived its change and cancellation fees on flights from Busan Gimhae to Southeast Asia. Confirm policy on booking site.
|Flights to Kota Kinabalu||5h 32m|
Air Busan flies most frequently to Kuala Lumpur from Busan.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Every thing in airplane was wonderful. I would like to recommend this airline to my friends"
Cons: "You are best ."
Cons: "Connection time at Narita is too long"
Pros: "Simple check in and boarding, right on time."
Cons: "Business class seats not very long if you are tall. Western meal option is not really very western. Crew is a little too efficient- got woken up 90 minutes before landing to clear the mattresses. Lots of announcements- a bit too much. On time, and quick to respond to requests. Sake was good as was the ramen."
Pros: "Nothing to complaint. Excellent airline nowadays"
Pros: "Crew was professional and friendly"
Cons: "Continuous improvement"
Cons: "Very good airline except for the fact that the staff at Narita airport."
Pros: "Good service"
Pros: "Good crews."
Cons: "Space seats."
Pros: "Wonderful crew"
Pros: "The crew and food both are amazing."
Pros: "The crews were very kind and helpful."
Pros: "even though I was in Economy class, the seat was comfortable, the food was good and the flight attendands were attentive and polite"
Pros: "I really got a good deal on my trip's cost, and for the price, all the comforts of a top-quality airline were there. I especially appreciate how helpful and friendly the airline staff were."
Cons: "The outbound flight still had the exact same movie selection as the inbound flight had, even though they were six weeks apart for my trip. I really feel like the movie selection should be changed every month (or even more frequently than that), as I ran out of films to watch."
Cons: "Air on the plane was stuffy"
Pros: "Perfect service, never had a more pleasant and attentive crew"
Cons: "Movies were pretty much still the same as 10 weeks ago. Not possible to sleep in the seat in premium economy right by the toilets and galley. Constant door clattering and toilet flushing. In other cabins the noise wasn't as bad, probably better insulated?"
Cons: "Flight attendants"
Pros: "Service was excellent. Premium economy seats well worth the few extra $$."
Pros: "The food the service and the staff"
Pros: "The food the service and flight was great"
Cons: "Food was awful. Huge hassle having to clear immigration pick up bags and check in again in Shanghai."
Cons: "Please contact me-I was in a car accident on way to airport and was in hospital-missed flight-too another flight next day-would like a refund"
Cons: "Please contact me immediately!"
Pros: "As always"
Pros: "Service was very goood"
Cons: "Food was not great and entertainment was average"
Pros: "Easily upgrade to premium economy class"
Cons: "Some staff lack of basic english"
Pros: "Excellent Service, food and beverage. Comfortable aircraft cabin atmosphere."
Cons: "in-flight Wifi is not working"
Pros: "It was very good no prO lens at all:)"
Pros: "Cabin crew were very nice. Food was okay, while the legroom was good too."
Cons: "Delayed flight, but the email notification from JL was lacking the most important detail... The new take off time! It was 70 minutes later than advertised, but then delayed by another five minutes on top after a late take off."
Cons: "The fact that my father was diagnosed with Cancer and they wouldn’t refund our 1300.00 for round trip tickets to the Philippines which is our vacation home. The airline required documentation from my fathers doc which I provided. He was not going anywhere for at least a year (radiation and chemo) and the denied even credit.I was able to get my parents tickets refunded by a different airline. NEVER Again. my father passed 8/12/2018. Our trip was scheduled for 9/13/2018. Very disappointing.see"
Pros: "The staff were fantastic nothing was too much trouble and great fun attitudes."
Cons: "No entertainment systems."
Pros: "The business class layout was very good. Seats comfortable with excellent cabin staff and the food and its presentation was A+"
Cons: "Hard to think of something here...possibly better movie selection and having to bus from plane to terminal... But that's about it!"
Pros: "Beautifully presented and tasty Japanese food. Electronic windows."
Cons: "Not overly impressed with the 12:05am departure time. Western food not overly impressive. Having to travel from the plane to terminal by bus."
Cons: "No space for cabin bags. Late by 2 hours. Super rude and passive aggressive staff. Kept in bus at Frankfurt for 10 mins. Won’t fly BA again if i can help it."
Pros: "Attentive staff. Great food. Great service. Vast improvement over Cathay Pacific."
Cons: "Double standard"
Pros: "JAL is hands above any of the American airlines....so polite, helpful, diligent and graceful. Food much better as well, and newer planes."
Pros: "Loved the food. Cabin attendants were very friendly, polite and helpful."
Pros: "So cramped. Very uncomfortable flight."
Pros: "Great service."
Pros: "Everything was great except for how warm it was. It may be seasonal?"
Cons: "There weren’t any personal vents on the 777 going to or coming back from Japan. Otherwise it was a perfectly fine flight. I just don’t do well when it’s too warm as it make me feel sick."
Pros: "I got an upgrade!"
Pros: "From bathroom amenities to food/drinks on board. Japan airlines knows the meaning of service and I had a very pleasant flight."
Pros: "Super cheap. Came with an in flight meal. Kind staff. Great service."
Pros: "The staff helping to check in was amazing. There was an error which checking in at LAX, we didn’t have our seats assigned. Ali was able to get us seats together, and by a window at that! She was incredible and super helpful. I knew it would be a great flight just from her service at the beginning."
Cons: "I wish there was a paper that showed you options for food/drinks. The language barrier was a bit difficult at times but the crew was incredibly patience and made sure we got what we asked for."
Pros: "Politeness. It definitely stands out."
Cons: "Coffee. It just didn’t taste good to me. But they had wine!"
Pros: "JAL has always provided exceptional value for money and top notch service."
Cons: "Have taken several JAL flight the last 1 year and this flight was significantly worse than the last few. Especially the meals."
Pros: "The meals. The attention to service details. The seats are better."
Cons: "Ticket reservation follow up."
Pros: "Superb services!"
Cons: "I don't think there's anything I didn't like during my journey"
Pros: "Check in was quick and convenient."
Cons: "Air Busan has a policy of one carry on bag only. At a minimum, it should be a one carry on and a personal item."
Pros: "No fuss, on time, quick handling at both airports"
Pros: "Excellent crew. Older plane. Flight was delayed by an hour but looks like it was due to other flights being delayed/Da Nang airport."
Pros: "The crew made an effort to seat us together. Our ticket included lunch, would have been nice to know at check-in."
Cons: "Cheap tickets but no checked baggage"
Pros: "Spent over an hour at the counter trying to fix an error that was not my doing. I should've been upgraded or given credit"
Cons: "Free drinks and snacks"
Pros: "I had to pay for checked baggage twice. I'm figuring out by asking Kiwi.com what the hell was the problem, anyway it was very unpleasant experience."
Pros: "Super fast check in and super kind and helpful"
Cons: "Website to indicate that free checked bag was included."
Cons: "If this had been an Asiana flight with attendant Star Alliance privileges, which is why I was willing to pay more the ticket. I could not enter the Star Alliance club at KIX because they considered it an Air Busan Flight."
Pros: "Extra charges for luggage, entertainment and food on long flights are ridiculous."
Pros: "Courteous crew"
Cons: "No entertainment and no snacks"
Pros: "Crew was very polite and professional."
Cons: "Started boarding less than ten minutes before scheduled departure, arrived to destination 20 minutes later than originally scheduled."
Cons: "Transit in Busan is a disaster"
Pros: "Fast, friendly and comfortable airplane and crew"
Pros: "Easy, clean, friendly, comfortable."
Pros: "Fast check in, helpful friendly staff"
Cons: "Flight was delayed, but Google reported that the flight had already taken off."
Pros: "Everything was handled very efficiently. Good signage at the airport for most things. Flew economy as the flight was only 2 hours. Free water bottles handed out with wet wipe but no food available."
Cons: "Collecting bags was easy and we’ll sign posted. Exit to the arrival hall was a bit confusing but we were directed to the appropriate gate (by colour of boarding pass) and baggage check removed when checked against luggage"
Pros: "Food and crew"
Cons: "Choice of movies. And documentaries Incessant publicity on board. As if we didn’t know VietnamAirlines"
Pros: "Crew were great. Seating was comfortable."
Cons: "Boarding seems a bit of a crazy process."
Pros: "Reasonable price and not complicated"
Cons: "Cabin atmosphere, our seated very hot because air conditioning wasn't cold from Osaka until Hanoi even we have informed few staffs but nothing change."
Pros: "Didn’t seem perfectly organized at all times. But they did a good job regardless."
Cons: "It’s satisfying everytime I fly with VietnamAirlines. Except that a kid behind me kicked my seat nonstop. Literally, nonstop!"
Pros: "crew were friendly and professional, food was not too bad for aeroplane food."
Cons: "In-flight entertainment"
Pros: "The cabin crew were very pleasant."
Cons: "The airport departure noticeboard was a mess, giving confusing information about flights and gates, as well as information which contradicted what was on the boarding pass. Not just about my flight, but about several flights. The PA announcements didn't clarify, until the very last minute."
Cons: "Slow check-in not very comfortable seats and food was awful."
Pros: "The crew was very nice."
Cons: "There were passengers clapping through the whole flight."
Pros: "The entire flight was pleasurable. The crew was outstanding."
Cons: "Apparently the records showed that credit card used did not match with the actual card used. I used my Kayak account to book 7 tickets. My friend used his credit card to pay for all 7 tickets. The records showed that my wife’s credit card was used when in fact my friend’s card was charged."
Pros: "Plenty of room, noise low, allowing for me to sleep several hours. Crew efficient and friendly."
Cons: "Many stale films, but I really don't care!"
Pros: "The seats were roomy and comfortable. For airline food, it was actually pretty tasty. The in-flight entertainment was very good. I wish Vietnam Air was available in the States!"
Cons: "Lounge access for my wife traveling in economy I was in business. Had two passes both in my name got a rude and unprofessional greeting by Vietnam Air staff. This in its self will make my reason to fly Vietnam Airlines the last choice."
Cons: "Choice of movies was not that good. I had severe diarrhea the next day after the flight and I put it down to the aircraft food."
Pros: "The check-in staff realised we hadn't allowed enough time to transit in Ho Chi Minh city, so they seated us close to the front and put business class tags on our luggage. They were the first on to the carousel."
Cons: "Every one of our legs was delayed, which contributed to tight transit times."
Pros: "The crew were not visible and didn't offer any assistance"
Cons: "An offer of a snack as we paid a high price for the econom y flight"
Pros: "Food was good. Flight was punctual. Heritage magazine is well done."
Cons: "Refurbishment of the seats"
Pros: "Efficient and on time"
Cons: "Aircraft seats worn out"
Cons: "Friendlier crew"
Pros: "Our flight was actually through Vietnam Airlines. The confusion of having two different flight numbers caused some Trouble about what terminal to go to in Seoul and we almost missed our flight."
Cons: "Better info on what the flight number is. More info that is airport specific."
Pros: "Excellent service"
Pros: "Boarding was quick and Flight was Smooth"
Cons: "Food basic,Crew not so friendly.Flight left 15 minutes late."
Pros: "Flight team were friendly and efficient."
Cons: "Delayed take off."
Pros: "boarding time is on time dinner have 2 choices"
Cons: "minor one - they donr want to give extra bread as not might enough for everyone entertainment could improve by having in-seat monitor"
Pros: "Excellent check in and boarding. Being a short flight, by the time they've served you water or juice, it's time to land."
Cons: "Only juice or water?"
Pros: "Everything, from the check in process, to the flight itself."
Cons: "Nothing to eat, except a cup of juice or water."
Pros: "The food which we didn't expect. The friendly crew. Ease from checking in to flight."
Pros: "Don't expect to be ontime, or have announcements when there is a gate change. Airport employees are more annoyed that you are visiting then what you would expect. Air doesn't run on the plane until your 10k up. HOWEVER, we got there safely and my bag showed up so all in all its fine."
Pros: "The plane was new and the food was fresh."
Pros: "Check in was efficient"
Pros: "Check in was efficient"
Pros: "It went smoothly from start to finish"
Cons: "From a perspective of the food, I have a very limited western diet and struggled with the food choices, but it was a night time flight so I would not have eaten much anyway so there was no great loss ."
Pros: "Service and friendly staff"
Cons: "The choice of English language films were limited. I did not enjoy the food too much"
Cons: "It was super hot before and after the flight took off. Felt like tha AC of the airplane was broken. Other passengers and I had to use magazines, safety info leaflet to fan off the heat."
Pros: "Food. Food is Life"
Pros: "Supper nice and sweet crew! Good food, nice service, comfortable chair <3"
Cons: "Delay 15’"
Pros: "From check in to final arrivals this was a smooth and faultless flight. Too short for food or entertainment but everything was perfect. All booked through Kayak."
Pros: "Was able to buy last minute at airport. food and drinks are fine"
Cons: "delayed by 40mins. but is ok as already informed from morning entertainment is overhead screen aircon not strong"
Pros: "We really enjoy the additional room in Premium Economy. The boarding process and checki in was terrific."
Cons: "Whilst the crew were pleasant today"
Cons: "Flight was delayed. Boarding was not via aerobridge. Landing was a little rough."
Pros: "It got me to my destination"
Cons: "Late and not even a Vietnam Airlines plane, the plane was an Cambodia Angkor Air plane...not what I payed for."
Pros: "I arrived on time."
Cons: "The food was horrid and the entertainment system was sub mediocre at st best."
Cons: "With premium empty why they don't offer bid upgrade like other airlines"
Pros: "Check in was easy, food was decent, there was a TV in each seat"
Pros: "All good"
Cons: "Sold me a ticket then cancelled 15 minutes later due to not having updated information from the airline on bookings."
Pros: "Overall great, compared to the price."
Cons: "Need more selections of foods."
Cons: "Too many kids"
Pros: "The CS is very good and we boarded the plane with a SWA level of efficiency."
Cons: "The inbound plane was delayed."
Pros: "Smiling stewardess"
Cons: "So far so good"
Pros: "Good service for what you've paid for. Luggage allowance included in the fare could be a bit more."
Cons: "low price air ticket doesn't mean low quality service!"
Pros: "Price is great if you are lucky enough to get a promotion ticket. Free luggage is included in the ticket During the flight, crews provided water sufficiently."
Cons: "Basically nothing considering what LCCs provide."