Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Albuquerque to McAllen
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 5h 15m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets to McAllen from Albuquerque were found on American Airlines ($287) and United Airlines ($355)
When flying out of Albuquerque you will be using Albuquerque, often referred to as Albuquerque Airport. You will be landing at McAllen Miller Intl, also known as McAllen Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "the flight itself was comfortable."
Cons: "getting assigned seats earlier."
Cons: "Full flight so understood but no one likes the middle seat."
Cons: "on my 1st flight with Alaska Airlines: - when i arrived - I was told that my young daughter and I couldn't sit together! - the snotty agent said I should have known that with my economy ticket - the flight was 3 HOURS LATE! - they gave us food vouchers after I spent $20 on food! - never fly Alaska!!"
Cons: "We missed our flight because customs in San Fran airport was severely under staffed. The tunnel to get in didn’t have lighting, people had to use flash lights on the phone. We had a connecting flight from once we landed in San Fran from Puerto Vallarta, maybe there should be an expedited line"
Pros: "LOVED the free text/messaging and movie/TV streaming!"
Cons: "At 6'2" and 200lb, the seat was a bit cramped (mostly leg room), but otherwise no complaints with the flight or the crew."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and helpful"
Pros: "My bags were about 3 pounds heavier than allowed and she let me in with them. The crew is overall very nice and professional."
Pros: "Service with the attendants on beverages"
Cons: "Being delayed and bumped to another location..the flight was bumpy a lot..my hour and half lay over for the other location.."
Pros: "Great service and flight crew!"
Cons: "The turbulence was the only thing that sucked!"
Pros: "Free movies and WiFi, comfy seats"
Pros: "Efficiency and spotless plane."
Pros: "Ease of boarding"
Cons: "Paying for baggage"
Pros: "Good crew/ gate team"
Pros: "Great legroom."
Pros: "Alley to pre-board because of tailbone fracture."
Cons: "Landed in a peanut free section, and couldn’t eat our PB&J sandwiches at our seats We brought for lunch."
Pros: "The flight, seating, and co Siri on of the aircraft"
Cons: "The crew welcomed us to SFO AT 4:41 pm. We taxied, then towed, to a construction site next to a parking garage out beyond the international terminal. We deplaned to the ground and boarded buses that traversed the airport back to the domestic terminals and we got to baggage claim 50 minutes later. Missed my bus north by minutes. Not happy!"
Pros: "I love the biscoff cookies. Smaller plane. I had legroom though!! Business as usual. Good flight decent take off and landing."
Cons: "You need a n/a choice. Bags were a little late. Seatac has a terrible congestion problem at curbside pickup Seat did not recline. Really full flight. Not Alaska’s fault that people get a little cranky."
Pros: "Fast flight. Pleasant crew."
Cons: "Sat on the runway for 30 or so minutes waiting to disembark. Wasn’t sure what was going on. A little explanation would have been pleasant."
Pros: "The flight was delay, but the ground crew did a stellar job in keeping us informed while we waited by making several announcements on the progress of our flight. The flight crew also did a terrific job turning the plane around so we could board. I appreciate their service."
Pros: "Brand new plane, first-rate crew, and quick boarding and take off."
Cons: "It took the ground crew a long time to get in position."
Pros: "The two of us were originally set to sit apart, but the staff helped us and for our seats together! We were bey grateful."
Pros: "Flight was delayed and I loved how engaged the cockpit and cabin and gate crews were in keeping passengers informed."
Pros: "I was on a red eye, upgraded to first, but there was no service almost at all on the flight. It was freezing, yet they had NO blankets or pillows, they brought only a little hummus, never checked in again the entire flight. No breakfast, no coffee, no roll, nothing served. But, no blankets in FIrst? that in itself is a FIRST for me!"
Cons: "No service in first, no blankets, uncomfortable seats on A320. Phone dropped inside the seat, could barely retrieve it from inside the seat."
Pros: "The flight and crew were great. We had an early departure and early arrival. The flight was not full"
Cons: "My seat 4a I should have moved to 1 or 2 a"
Pros: "The flight was fine and the crew was great and all was well until we tried to land in Seattle and missed the attempt due to fog and next thing we knew we were headed to Spokane!"
Cons: "We were supposed to get home on Dec. 30th but were diverted to Spokane for the night and arrived on Dec. 31."
Cons: "Lost luggage"
Pros: "Ease of access Friendly flight attendants"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Seats could be more comfortable."
Pros: "Amenities and service was great"
Pros: "Once we got on board, The service and flight attendants were great. I liked the snack options - fairly health and non-processed."
Cons: "The two gate agents were quite flustered by our 2.8 hour weather delay. When asked for information or options, one agent completely shut down and just stopped talking / answering questions. What the heck."
Pros: "I’m 6’3”, more legs than upper body. We sat in row 19 of a 737-900 and I had plenty of leg room in the middle seat. The middle eastern chicken meal was delicious! Free Wi-Fi for chatting/iMessages was really nice."
Cons: "The broccoli in my meal was brown and yellow. How is that possible? I didn’t have the app for watching movies. And I didn’t want to pay for wireless in order to download the app to watch free entertainment. So their network team should allow their firewall opend up to whatever port that can make that happen."
Pros: "Crew is very nice and helpful"
Cons: "Seats are uncomfortable"
Pros: "The people who work for Alaska Airlines"
Cons: "I had a carry-on suitcase, but it wouldn't fit. It had to be checked, which was what I was trying to avoid."
Pros: "I had ample leg room the seat"
Cons: "The seats were very uncomfortable. They were too hard. They need to be a soft chair"
Pros: "The crew seemed good, including the front desk crew."
Cons: "The plane was late; so HOT inside while we waited."
Pros: "Surprised by how young their staff was. Fast, friendly check in."
Cons: "Flight delays, but not Alaska's fault."
Pros: "Boarding was quick and painless, and the crew was pleasant and friendly despite the early hour. The plane was pretty full, so being a slightly larger woman I felt a little claustrophobic, but it was a short flight so not bad at all. The coffee was not the best but the little cookies are always delicious, and as the flight was not even an hour there was no need for in flight entertainment, so I read on my tablet ad listened to music for the entirety of the flight."
Cons: "The coffee was a bit too strong and tasted burnt. But then again, I tend to be a bit of a coffee snob, being accustomed to the local fare in both the rogue valley and the Portland area."
Pros: "I got home safe and on time"
Pros: "Clean plane; organized, quick boarding; overhead space for my carry-on (at no extra charge); I didn't get assulted like other airlines do to people; got me where I needed to be at the right time for the right price; free connectivity for messaging (on one flight, second flight wouldn't work)"
Cons: "Downloading an app to watch the movies does not work out if you're already in flight bc the wifi connection won't let you access the App Store. A little counter productive!"
Pros: "Free WiFi for texting."
Pros: "Leg room, good customer service"
Pros: "They were on time and we arrived on time."
Pros: "I got there 20min late but I got there"
Cons: "twice now my bags have been lost leaving seatac IN A ROW!! the small plane that I was on was leaking condensation directly onto my lap for the hole 3hr trip. when I told the stewardess about it (before take off) she then brought me 1 yes 1 napkin and said "this should help)... (-_-) really? I will think twice before flying with this airline again"
Pros: "Actually Alaska was just a connecting flight to Emirates from Seattle to Nairobi, but comments apply to all flights."
Cons: "Delayed 40 min."
Pros: "Friendly, unstressed,timely"
Pros: "Friendly people"
Cons: "Old planes"
Cons: "American is poorly prepared for day long delays."
Pros: "Crew was amazing."
Cons: "I had some issues with the Onboard entertainment in terms of connecting with the site. I typically do not have this problem with my airline of choice but choose you because of the proximity of my hotel to my desired departure airport as well as price."
Cons: "No food or beverage service during covid-19"
Pros: "Everything was great."
Cons: "Nothing. It was smooth and efficient."
Pros: "My flight attendant always smiled and was very hospitable."
Cons: "Plane was very delayed, Crew seemed very inexperienced, and the plane had a maintenance issue after boarding as well. Overall, this was a very poor experience."
Pros: "By luck, I had a seat between myself and the other person in my row. It would have been tight, otherwise. Crew was friendly and polite."
Cons: "The seats on the flight were placed very close together - felt very constricting. Takeoff and landing were a bit rough."
Pros: "Customer service was excellent"
Cons: "Great service always"
Pros: "Loved getting pretzels and pop. Loved having movie options. Didn’t love the delay."
Cons: "If the seat hadn’t broken and delayed our flight by 20 minutes"
Pros: "Seating, nice personnel"
Cons: "Long layover in Chicago"
Pros: "The announcements were clear and the captain did not mumble! Not sure what happened at the airport but we had issues with ground crew not coming to help park us. The captain made sure we were informed and it didn’t really add to much to our time."
Pros: "Flight attendants were excellent. Communication from the flight deck was good as well"
Pros: "Leaving on time"
Cons: "Snack selection could have been better. Gluten free options."
Pros: "The ground personal and flight crews did everything they could do make up for the delays."
Cons: "The numerous delays The small aircraft with overhead bins that couldn't handle what I always carry on normal airplanes. The plane didn't have entertainment Missing plug ins that most airplanes have today."
Pros: "Comfy seats and legroom in first class"
Cons: "Expected more than cookies for food in first class."
Pros: "Biscuits are awesome"
Cons: "WiFi is a little confusing. App didn’t work."
Cons: "Had a 4 hr layover due to a bad tire. Waited 3.5 hr for them to get a tire....seriously!!!!! That’s not the only flight I’ve been delayed on with AS due to maintenance problems. Each time it seems like it could have been handled in a more efficient way and time! Very Disappointed!!!"
Pros: "by airlines"
Cons: "flying next day trough LAX"
Cons: "flight was delayed two hours because they couldn't find a single American airlines employee to sign off on some log book.sat on tarmac two hours because no one could sign a piece of paper!!! so obviously we missed our connecting international flight to dublin. called american customer svc, they made us call british airways, british airways said we had to call kayak, kayak said we had to call American. thanks for all the great customer svc. this is why everyone hates flying and all airlines are garbage. then finally in chicago american customer svc desk said they rebooked us on a British airways flight the same night, we traversed (ran) the entire chicago ohare airport only to find out british airways said we were not on that flight, were completely full and we had to go back to american. literally had to leave airport to get on train to go back to american terminal. they swear we are now (the next day) on this aer lingus flight despite our inability since last night to try and check in to that flight because aer lingus website doesnt work, no one answers their customer service number and their ticket counter at airport doesnt open until noon. suffice it to say we are still not on a flight to Dublin, ive missed an entire day of a limited vacation, and i will NEVER fly american again."
Pros: "Horrible landing. Also-landed early and srive around for 20 min with no announcement from cockpit"
Cons: "3 hours late leaving Dublin, with poor communicstion on the monitors as to gate info. not to mention the lateness."
Pros: "Food - What can I say about pretzels except "Okay"?!"
Cons: "I have never been treated as poorly as I was by the old biddy that physically took the guitar out of my hands as I was trying to board the plane today. I travel as a professional musician at least once a week and I’ve never been threatened with arrest for having an instrument on my person."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and helpful. Boarding process was pretty quick."
Cons: "The plane had one of those aggravating screens on the back of every seat. I turned it off AT LEAST EIGHT TIMES and it kept coming back on, first to try to sell me on a credit card offer, then to show me previews of movies I wasn't going to watch on a 5 AM FLIGHT that was lasting 75 MINUTES. I finally tore a page out of the AA magazine and wedged it against the screen so I could actually sleep without it constantly blinking on and disturbing me. Next time, I'm going to smash the screen. If I want it off, leave it off."
Pros: "crew friendly"
Pros: "Dreamliner plane"
Cons: "Terrible service from get go which continued when landing in Melbourne with hopeless Qantas."
Cons: "No food"
Cons: "The information that was given was awful. Why would AA send a broken plane to ABW?"
Pros: "Nice people to fly with"
Pros: "The crew was very nice. It was Christmas so the flight was not full."
Cons: "It was a short flight, so it was fine."
Pros: "everything fine"
Cons: "having to gate-check our hand luggage"
Pros: "Great staff. Arrived very early. Smooth flight ."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "short flight herded like cattle. not much about it"
Cons: "the plane started 1 hour late and I missed my plane to warsaw"
Cons: "The information of code share was not clear..so I was expected to fly with JAL..."
Pros: "Almost on time"
Cons: "Boarding process, PA system volume very low at PHX"
Pros: "Met expectations. Landed early."
Cons: "Seats harder than expected"
Cons: "Delayed because of cleaning crew showing up late.... Totally avoidable. Gate crew was not helpful"
Pros: "Customer service at American Airlines was amazingly good. They figured out the mess that the third party agent, WEBJET.COM made and fixed it."
Cons: "The third party agent, webjet.com, was horrible. American airlines contacted them several times about canceling the ABQ-ORD flight and they never responded. WEBJET.COM did not put their name on the electronic ticket so I was unaware of who to contact. Finnair was not particularly helpful. They discontinued my chat conversation and didn't have an option to call back so I had to wait for 20 minutes. American Airlines was impressively helpful. They figured out that WEBJET.COM had canceled one leg of our fight and AA.com reinstated the flight. American had also contacted WEBJET.COM numerous times and WEBJET.COM had never responded."
Pros: "Remodeled plane style"
Cons: "Liked it"
Pros: "Great service and convenient flight."
Cons: "Boarding took forever and I'm a Premium passenger."
Pros: "On time, upgraded at Dallas"
Cons: "Couldn't get my boarding pass. My name was wrong in your system, had to go to American Airlines desk for assistance and the attendant couldn't locate my name. There was a service attendant at the Alaskan airline service desk."
Pros: "Boarding was impossible! The line was longer than the jet bridge itself and we had to wait after being called for a 1/2 hour."
Pros: "The smooth take off and landing beat Pilot and the flight crew ...... "FANTASTIC""
Pros: "I liked that the pilots didn't have any trouble with flight"
Cons: "I didn't like how there was wifi available, but it wouldn't work"
Pros: "Price and schedule."
Cons: "Do not like how this or any airlines board passengers."
Pros: "We arrived safely"
Cons: "Late take off with no explanation No on board entertainment Other isle we sat in was even more cramped than the others."
Cons: "It turns out that this flight was delayed, so I would have missed my connections. Huge thanks to the gate agent from United who rebooked me to San Francisco and from there to Frankfurt and then Prague."
Pros: "I finally got home. An 4-5 hours flight ended 12 hours later."
Cons: "United Airlines sucks. If you can avoid United Airlines you should. They might seem like a better price but what they don’t tell you is they are going to burn your time and waste your money. - They are not accountability for delays or non - delivery of service. Their customer service mantra"
Pros: "Nice crew"
Cons: "Waiting on the tarmac after loading was too long. There were so many young children on this flight. Loading bags? Really? 1 hour late after boarding on time? Not cool."
Cons: "They charged me extra for a carryon, my flight was delayed, and they made me miss my connection by holding us on the tarmac for 40 minutes. Two hours waiting in line to rebook the flight for 3pm the next day. No hotel or transportation recompense. United made an enemy for life."
Cons: "45 minute delay due to passenger self-injury, then turned around half-way across the Atlantic due to another passenger medic."
Pros: "We made good time, and the crew was attentive and friendly."
Cons: "My seat kept reclining on its own and had no headrest. Takeoff was rough, even for Albuquerque."
Cons: "Baggage fees, food fees WiFi fees"
Cons: "Pilots driving waaaay to fast"
Pros: "Good landing, an I arrived earlier."
Pros: "I enjoyed the elbow room from lack of passengers. This was less than an hour long. Everyone was nice onboard this flight."
Cons: "No free internet and flight was to short for food to be served."
Cons: "First, our flight was cancelled and they texted us with an alternative flight leaving a day later, with a 9 hour layover! Um, excuse me? Since this was a weekend trip we would have had to turn around and get back on a flight back to SF a few hours later. I called and they didn't even offer the option to refund the ticket! I finally got us on an alternative flight leaving earlier after waiting for 30 minutes to speak with a supervisor because the person I initially spoke with had no power to do anything to help. We ended up flying Alaska Airlines on the way there and I wish we had originally booked through them because the way back was AWFUL. They wouldn't seat my partner and I together because we were flying Economy class, which they reminded us of repeatedly when I complained. The agents claimed they had no power to do anything because of the computer system which randomly selects your seats. I asked what about people traveling with small children and they didn't seem to have an answer. Oh yeah, that's another thing. As if we got a better deal than with any other airline out there after all the bag fees. The Economy class/the majority of the people flying have no carry on allowance. By the way, when we got on the flight we were able to sit next to each other because the seats next to us weren't even occupied. Ridiculous. Never flying United again. I've been bumped off of flights and had bad experiences before but this was the last straw for me."
Cons: "Did not have the free united entertainment on wifi. Only offered direct tv for a fee"
Pros: "Quiet and comfortable"
Cons: "No movie or tv"
Pros: "Enjoyed the stroopwaffels that were handed out as snacks."
Pros: "The window seat"
Pros: "The check in staff was super friendly"
Cons: "In flight entertainment didn't work and the flight was very bumpy."
Cons: "Rude crew- not service oriented"
Pros: "Very friendly staff"
Cons: "Upset about not being allowed a carry on luggage."
Pros: "Comfortable all the way."
Pros: "Check in was super easy. Seats are tiny. The screens on the backs of the seats are annoying, with nothing worth watching."
Cons: "I had to be switched to a different airline, arriving 3 hours after I was supposed to I was late to my grandmother's funeral and had the most difficult time even arranging this, as the rep rebooking was adamant about me getting on the next United flight 12 hours later Then, my $310 luggage failed to arrive and I had no clothes to wear to my grandmother's wake. When it did arrive, my suitcase was broken. I tried filing a claim with United and they dismissed it and stated that they were not responsible - a recurring theme from this entire experience"
Cons: "Flight delayed due to weather. Rebooking was a zoo, had to pay for hotel room and worst of all waited over an hour at baggage claim to get our bags back. It's taking us 2 days to get from Albuquerque to Austin."
Pros: "Everyone was quite friendlly and personable, especially our flight attendants."
Cons: "It was hard to hear the captain over the speaker. The inflight entertainment was expensive"
Cons: "2hrs late"
Cons: "Late, missed my connection, have to fly out in the morning. Have 3 hrs to sleep & be back at the airport."
Cons: "I was warned about booking with this airline but I had to see it for myself before listening to others now I wish I had done just that. First of all, outdated planes, no Tv screens, expensive wifi. How is it only $3 one way and then $5 the other especially after making us wait for 3 hours and 22 minutes extra. Exhausting flights both to Albuquerque from Houston and from Houston to Boston. Poor communication. Poor planning ahead. Very dissatisfied. Going with Jet Blue from now on. They never disappoint, even if there was a delay in flight."
Cons: "Water only"
Pros: "All the United personnel from gate agents to pilot and crew were very nice and pleasant and friendly. They seemed to take pride in their work."
Cons: "I am tall (6' 4") and the seats are still too cramped. Would a 1/2" more really lose millions of dollars per year. Stop treating people like sardines."
Pros: "We departed on time and arrived at least half an hour early."
Cons: "The seats lacked those tabs on the side of the headrest that fold forward to help hold your head while sleeping and little leg room."
Pros: "Everything went by smoothly, no problems"
Cons: "No outlet to charge my phone"
Cons: "- There wasn't space for my bag to go overhead - There were no options for food or entertainment - My seat was very cramped"
Cons: "Seats could provide lower-lumbar support."
Pros: "Had a great seat on the plane Missed my next flight the service people were very helpful getting me connections to my destination"
Cons: "delayed because of weather in Denver"
Cons: "Seats very uncomfortable for bigger guys and no source of entertainment"
Pros: "On time, ahead of schedule"
Cons: "Everything, United blows"
Pros: "Biggest hassle of many flights these days is dealing with on board luggage. If people insist on bring all luggage into the cabin, they should be required to have one piece under the seat and only one overhead."
Cons: "Drives me nuts to find there is no gate available when we arrive."
Cons: "Seated in last row no recline on chair!"
Pros: "These days we can all admit flying is not what it used to be before 9/11. It's still professional and curtious, but the awareness and appreciation of passengers has dwindled. Stewards and stewardesses go through the motions and do just what they need to do not more. The pilots got the plane to its destination well within the time sometimes even a half an hour early. But sometimes being that early means sitting on the tarmac for 40 minutes which cut it close to missing my next flight. Flights used to offer blankets if passengers were cold. If the plane is not full they do allow passengers to move seats to be more comfortable. The complementary beverage is still always a nice touch but seconds aren't offered and cups are often taken before they're finished. It would be nice to see our country's airlines go back to a little more awareness and appreciation for one another, and work to improving their levels to above satisfactory. The flight was supposed to have entertainment viewable on personal devices but going through the app to select something was told this flight didn't have access. Overall it was satisfactory."
Cons: "It was a little too cold on the plane. Blankets weren't offered. The food while it looked delicious needed to be warmed and the only option was coffee for warming it."
Pros: "Smooth flight once we got in the air."
Cons: "Didn't like the delay 2-3hours"
Cons: "My flight was delayed for more than 3 hours. The plane had technical difficulties... But the delay was sooo long."
Pros: "Quick flight back home, crew understood my needs of having to move 18 days from acl replacement surgery."
Cons: "I had problems from the beginning of my flight to the end. My plane got canceled because they did not have enough Staff. I wasted a whole day of my vacation, waiting on flights"
Pros: "My flight was delayed by a day due to the engine problem."
Cons: "Got a voucher for a hotel that was of very poor quality. I made my own rebooking. Otherwise I probably would never leave ABQ."
Pros: "Crew were fine."
Cons: "Seats are narrower and make for a lot of discomfort when stuck in the middle seat. I do not like other stranger's bodies touching mine. That is just wrong."
Pros: "I think Topeka was her name. She was a very good flight attendant"
Cons: "The gate changed after we checked in which was only 30 mins before. Almost missed the flight because we were waiting at the wrong gate. Earlier and accurate description of gate is what is needed. Or someone from united to visit the other gate and announce there is a change to help people out"
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