Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Albany to Puerto Plata
The Dominican Republic has reopened its air borders.
From September 15, travelers no longer need to provide a negative PCR or COVID-19 test upon arrival. Instead, airports will administer a quick, aleatory breath test to between 3% and 10% of passengers, and all those who present symptoms, upon arrival. All passengers will also need to perform a temperature check.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "more legroom"
Cons: "Late with a bs explanation. Nasty flight attendant"
Pros: "Seats were comfortable and seemed maintained"
Cons: "There was a lack of a adjustable seat headrest."
Pros: "The crew was courteous"
Cons: "The boarding crew and ticketing experience. Also we were detained on the plane when arriving early. We missed our connecting flight all due to boarding agent closing the gate too early. She literally closed the door Infront of us. We were actually 8 minutes early to the gate, before the 10 min"
Pros: "I hated the whole experience"
Cons: "I’ve never flown American Airlines and the flight was on time."
Pros: "Sears are still too narrow."
Cons: "I wish I could of finished my movie !!!"
Pros: "Crew was extremely helpful."
Cons: "Flight from Philadelphia to Phoenix left about an hour late. We still made our connection but made a long travel day longer."
Pros: "Amazingly professional, informative crew despite having had been diverted at the last moment and dealing with multiple issues from laptop freezing, an uncooperative passenger and delayed take off. My hats off to this crew; we had a smooth landing and very pleasant experience on board."
Cons: "The terminal was under construction and extremely crowded. We could have used some help from the ground crew shepherding people, keeping hallways clear. Would probably be useful to not have gates immediately opposite each other both trying to board with space being so limited."
Cons: "I paid extra for an emergency exit seat. The seats in the row were visibly different from ones nearby -- the seat padding was gone (felt like I was sitting on a board) and the seat bottoms slanted down producing a feeling of sliding out of the seat."
Cons: "Plane was too warm during flight. Aisle is narrow, seats are semi-hard. Lav needed attention (ran out of towels)."
Pros: "More room"
Cons: "Flight was cancelled and there were zero accommodations"
Pros: "Good seat"
Cons: "Headset didn't work and no replacement"
Cons: "Delayed and had to fly around when getting to Newark. Supposed to land at 11:30 and it’s 1:40am and not even off the plane. Never flying American again."
Cons: "Delayed two hours. Food just ok. Seats terribly uncomfortable"
Pros: "Non stop and an on time arrival after 20 min delay at phl when no gate agent could deplane previous flight. After being re-ticketed from overbooked united flight all in all not bad at all."
Cons: "They happen from time to time,... from many unassigned seats causing long gate line where several butted to the front to random noises during the flight from passengers to 6 bathroom trip guy just weird all around. Plus the multiple gate changes by PHL which are to be expected. Just a regular PHL departure,..."
Pros: "Seats which I choose where very comfortable."
Cons: "Would have like a choice in food severd"
Pros: "The pilot made sure we were fully aware of what was going on during a crazy flight day. Many cancelled, many more delayed. We ended up being on time to leave and early to land."
Cons: "Seats were a bit too tight and I am a small person."
Cons: "Took off late and arrived late. Took15 minutes to taxi to gate"
Pros: "Crew nice"
Cons: "Legroom terrible"
Pros: "Thankful for the pilot... He got us to Charlotte alive."
Cons: "Sitting on the plane for two hours prior to take off. Also, I'm not a fan of being bribed into credit cards, and the whole class system... Everyone is a human passenger"
Cons: "Flight was scary as hell. Lights flickering, bells constantly dinging, compartments continually popping open, and exit light flashing."
Pros: "Wheelchair was ready in La Guardia airport, but transfer from gate C to gate B had impossible stairs or shuttle outside. This option required another security check which was terrible. TSA personnel was rude and incompetent. In the end there was no need for such scrutiny and we were released, but the emotional impact lasted for hours."
Cons: "AS changed flight time,had 3.5 hour layover in charolette originally was going to arrive at 11am in Denver, didn't arrive until 1:30pm"
Pros: "I like the fact we got to Dayton 20 minutes early!"
Cons: "I don't like the fact that we don't have access to the overhead"
Cons: "Late taking off and arriving. Once we landed it took 15 minutes to locate someone to bring the ramp out to the plane. Just incompetence on part of American Airlines."
Cons: "Both flights delayed. A six and a half hour drive took nine and a half hours by air."
Pros: "Ground delay but we still got there in time and I made a close connectionshort flight"
Pros: "The flight was fast and mostly smooth, you can't control turbulence. The flight attendants were very friendly. Turned out to be a great trip."
Cons: "Nothing was bad overall. It was a very nice flight"
Cons: "Most disorganized boarding ever seen. cabin crew disengaged. food average."
Cons: "Boarding took forever, the flight was over 2 hours late which caused me to miss my connecting flight and my military orders were not honored - I still had to pay extra to take all my gear back to my duty station. Never had that issue with any other American airline."
Pros: "Although we were in "Economy" class, it felt just like Business. Lots of space to stretch your legs, personal TV monitor on the back of each head rest (Including HBO!), and even though it was a short 1.5 hour flight we were served drinks and a meal."
Cons: "The meal was average to sub-par, but than again it was a short flight and a warm meal was actually a pleasant surprise."
Cons: "After waiting for the plane to receive some kind of maintenance for hours on end and missing our connecting flight, they finally sent us to another city to catch a different plane to our final destination."
Cons: "Power cord plug-ins for cell phone in passenger lounge were limited. Wish standard seating allowed for more width, better way to avoid reclined seat in front."
Pros: "Polite and professional:-)"
Pros: "That it finally took off and landed."
Cons: "Everything else! American is getting worst by the day."
Pros: "The food was ample and delicious. The stewardess was very pleasant and helpful."
Cons: "I had a very difficult time adjusting my reclining seat. It gave new meaning to physical comedy. Anothers' seat locked up all together and an attendant had to play with it for a long time to get it to an upright position. Another woman's phone slipped back under the cushion and she had a most difficult time retrieving it."
Pros: "The flight was efficient and the crew were courteous."
Cons: "There isn't much to dislike, but it certainly wasn't anything extraordinary either."
Pros: "On time."
Pros: "The plane was clean, a/c worked well. Stewardesses offered food and drinks several times. Pilot repeatedly came over the intercom with updates on the flight."
Cons: "There was an annoying rattling noize coming from above my seat near the roof and wall."
Cons: "Flights a few hours late, and then the time to turn for the better, and asked the staff, they actually said that I would like to wait, this flight service is really too bad."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and helpful. Boarding was smooth and on time."
Cons: "By no fault of the crew, the flight was delayed by an hour and a half due to conditions at LAX. I wish there was a charger or usb port to charge my phone. After the long delay on the Tarmac and many calls updating my family about the delay, I had drained most of the battery from my phone and had barely enough upon arrival."
Cons: "no food, no entertainment, seemed like a pretty, seemed like an old plane judging from the interior"
Cons: "5 out of the last 6 fights I've taken out of Fayetteville through Charlotte to Houston, or in revers, have been delayed in some way. It has made me miss multiple connecting flights with the last one making me stay an entire extra day. Very unhappy with the service."
Pros: "This was my first trip flying and it was absolutely amazing! I would recommend AA to anyone who needs to fly. The crew was absolutely wonderful."
Cons: "No movies, no headphones, no wet wipes. Not your fault, but i missed my connections."
Pros: "Helpfulness of employees"
Pros: "Upbeat and attentive crew"
Cons: "Wifi was awful. On a long flight, that's important. The crew's explanation was that when so many people are logged on at once, it kicks someone else off. Which basically means the system wasn't designed for everyone to use."
Pros: "Upgrade to economy plus"
Pros: "Crew was really friendly."
Cons: "WiFiwas not functioning. They ran out of food. Boarding was delayed."
Pros: "They let me know they couldn't get it together enough to get a plane in an almost timely manner. Once they did I couldn't take advantage of the alternatives without risking missing out all together"
Cons: "The 4 plus hour delay that meant a 3 plus hour layover because of the missed connection. Requesting an agreement to just make the new connection because of their non-weather related delay."
Pros: "The connecting flight from Chicago to Traverse City was very nice due to the leg room in the exit row I purchased at additional cost."
Cons: "The seats on the flight from Albany to Chicago were the new smaller type which were horrible for a 6,5 260 lb man in exit row economy seating. Dogs on board which was bad for my allergies. This seems to be the case more times than not. I’m asthmatic and very allergic to animals. I know, it’s all my fault..."
Cons: "It was three hour deley in Newark Airport because the plain didn't arrive on time."
Pros: "Stroopwaffles, TVs"
Cons: "They made me check my bag which was ridiculous. It’s been on numerous flights and was smaller than any other bag in the overhead bins"
Cons: "Cramped, not enough room for carry-ons"
Pros: "The crew was very friendly on board. The gate crew were a little curt, but it was a full flight and they were really trying to get everyone on board quickly so I can't be too upset about that."
Cons: "Few entertainment options - direct TV unavailable for about half the flight, WiFi also unavailable for the same."
Pros: "I was put in a hotel. That is the only positive... literally the only positive."
Cons: "A 3 hour 55 minute mechanical delay, boarding and deplaning, caused a windfall effect to our other connections causing us to miss everyone that we needed to make it home to Alaska. I will not be getting home until almost 4 days after my original travel date. Missing work as a teacher is tough, and I planned it with plenty of room for safety, only to have United fail me. Weather issues are something I can forgive, but a mechanical issue combined with the weather snarl in Newark has caused endless stress. Bags couldn't be found, no information on new standby flights, and false hopes of being put on Alaska air tomorrow from a united agent last night. All in all my worst experience in as long as I can remember flying."
Pros: "The flight is on time.... the food is good.... the service is excellent...."
Cons: "Lack of snacks..."
Pros: "The transportation..."
Cons: "There's absolutely no leg room it's the smallest amount of room I have ever experienced on a plane - even the first class is eh - mediocre at best. I am slim and fit and I had very little to no room. Consider someone overweight and they would have to buy 2 seats... united is definitely not my favorite airline..."
Pros: "Slightly delayed for slow baggage handling at gate"
Cons: "Bumped from two flights due to weather and delayed due to pilots coming in late"
Pros: "I like the United app for ease of checkin"
Cons: "Flying itself is a terrible experience. Cramped seats, food is nonexistent, no wifi"
Cons: "Air lines can't keep a schedule."
Pros: "The plane arrived safely in Newark"
Cons: "The plane left 7 hours late - for a 45 min flight. I got on another flight (only becuase I sought a solution to arri9ving 7 hrs late) but still arrived several hours after my determined arrival time. No compenatio or apology."
Pros: "There was a problem at Newark airport on my way back. The united agent was terrific to successfully secure a different route for me so I could get back home. Many thanks,"
Cons: "5 hr delay"
Pros: "The space in my seat feels bigger than other airlines"
Cons: "I couldn't switch the internet that I bought to my phone from my computer without signing up. It would have been nice to put in my name and have it transfer"
Pros: "everything was good"
Pros: "The flight was fine. Crew was polite. No problems with that part."
Cons: "Tell me why it costs $470 to fly 1.5 hours from S.F. To Denver. Absurd! I flew from Denver to San Fran for $90, the same week. Never again!"
Pros: "Wheelchair service was so helpful for my mother."
Cons: "Over an hour mechanical delay at ALB. We barely made it to our connection. Pretty tense considering I was with an elderly confused mother who would not have dealt well with a delay from Newark to Denver."
Pros: "I got a window seat"
Cons: "Chair didnt recline"
Pros: "Fight was on time. Crew very pleasant. No complaints"
Cons: "Flight was originally for 2:58pm. When I got to the airport it was delayed until 4:15pm. This wasn't ideal but I would still make my connecting flight in EWR at 6:20. I got to my gate to find a sign saying "most on time arrivals in our history" followed by my flight now delayed until 5:00pm. It was once again delayed into 5:20pm and so I had to be transferred to an American flight or else I would not have left the day scheduled."
Pros: "Cold in hallway for manditory carry on check & anxious that I may not make next flight, . Newark to Ft. Myers"
Pros: "Went as expected"
Pros: "There was absolutely nothing to like about this trip."
Cons: "My first flight was delayed 2 hours due to a ground stop at the next airport. Upon finally boarding the plane for a second time, we sat at the Albany airport for abou 40 minutes. When arriving to the Newark airport, there was communication issues and no way for us to get to a terminal so we were stuck on that plane for 2 hours. While stuck on the plane my connecting flight got delayed twice then cancelled. Once finally in the airport, I waited an hour in line for customer service only to tell me they couldn't even put me up in a hotel because it was air traffic controls fault, even though NO other airline was down. They gave me a $10 food voucher, apparently that would fix everything. I had to put myself in a $130 hotel room and being a broke college student I wasn't expecting that. I will never fly united again, it was he worst experience I've ever had and one of the most stressful days. This airline is horrible."
Pros: "I liked getting a snack and drink. I guess all planes are crowded. I didn't have any carrying luggage so I didn't have to worry about overhead storage- which would have been a problem."
Pros: "Nothing good at all"
Pros: "Crew were friendly. Got us in early (efficent)."
Cons: "Boarding is a free-for-all. No ammenties (charged for tv, internet, and food)."
Pros: "The flight was cancelled three times. Understanding that can happen, it's the fact that United didn't do anything to make everyone relaxed about having the flight delayed. The crew and pilots were very understanding and relayed reasons for delay while ON the plane. The air on the plane was very cold."
Cons: "I was thoroughly disappointed when I realized that I had to pay to get any type of entertainment on the in-flight screen. That feels like zero effort on the part of the airline to make my flight enjoyable."
Pros: "leg room was not too bad"
Cons: "I needed to ask questions about my flights because of delays and not a single person acted professional at the gates, quite rude responses. On each of my 3 plane changes there was only one attendant actually smiled. Another read from a sheet of paper like she didn't know what to say. Two others never dmiled or said you're welcome after I thanked them. Im used to the friendly staff on Southwest. They are great!"
Cons: "Flight before delayed 5 hours. Bad snack, expressive food"
Pros: "Did not realize that I was not confirmed. I was traveling for a medical emergency and needed to wait to be cleared."
Cons: "Plane was tiny and claustrophobic"
Pros: "Cheap tickets"
Cons: "Seating is uncomfortable, everything costs money, takes a long time"
Pros: "The Flight was a little delayed but the captain and staff were very apologetic and we made up for lost time during the flight. Had plenty of leg room and was attended to regularly. Staff was very personable and kind."
Cons: "I've flown several times with many different airlines. I have no serious complaints about United, they have their game on point. If anything were to be said it would be to have less broadcasts about everything going on during the flight, not that it's a burden either but sleep is a little hard pressed when you want to hear what it's about."
Pros: "Flight a lot easier then flight up to NY. Didn't have to ride with left over storm conditions. Smoother flight."
Pros: "The flight was delayed so they put me on a direct flight with an earlier arrival time..... So nice."
Pros: "United crews use to tell me you couldn't preboard with children but they must have changed that policy because they allowed it this time."
Cons: "They always ask a second time for the boarding pass after the first agent scans it. They should tell you to keep it out if they are going to review it a second time."
Pros: "The timely fashion that the process took to complete, traveling was good and easy that day!"
Pros: "I liked the snack waffle the crew gave during flight. Taste real good."
Cons: "I was too cramped in my seat."
Pros: "Absolutely Nothing!"
Cons: "The whole nightmare of flying on United worst travel ever. never again"
Pros: "Left on time - arrived on time"
Cons: "Where the asciago?"
Cons: "3 hour delay out of Albany. My flight was canceled out of Newark and had to wait about 23 hours for next flight. I wasn't offered hotel, food or lounge to accommodate such a lengthy delay. Airport's should be able to accommodate delayed passenger's with better entertainment and comfort."
Pros: "Excellent service as usual, really enjoyed your free movies and shows on the seat screens of my flight a few weeks ago thought United had really upped their game."
Cons: "How olds a plane it still has ashtrays? There was a part of a seat under me and my arm rest was broken."
Cons: "I'm not a cofee guy , meat and potatoes right. The carmel wafer cookie thing, not bad. I like peanuts one bag plain, one bag honey roasted perfect. Then the second carmel wafer came, I guess what choice do I have. The accountants have won, flat tasteless wafers fly best due to form factor plus most will not take another once they've had the first. Maybe several selections of the flavored wafer cookie? Imagine beer with a salsa wafer, wine with cheese garlic wafer, coffee and cheesecake wafer. In app selection or purchase by seat number. You customize your entertainment and refreshments. Yeah you had to pack light and get a millipeeper scan, but now for some reward. The new plane is nice, smooth surface seating, clean carpet. Not grossed out at all. Could not review the toilet, have never been. The wafer thingy is not refined enough yet. easy fix."
Airlines flying from Albany to Puerto Plata have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Albany to Puerto Plata
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Albany to Puerto Plata
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Albany to Puerto Plata
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Albany to Puerto Plata
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