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Delta, KLM and WestJet have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Atlanta to California. Confirm policies on booking site.
LATAM Airlines, Delta and Alitalia do not allow booking a middle seat on flights from Atlanta to California.
The cheapest ticket to California from Atlanta found in the last 72 hours was $120 one-way, and $127 round-trip. The most popular route is from Atlanta to Los Angeles, and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $33.
Air France flies most frequently to Los Angeles from Atlanta. In general, Aerolineas Argentinas, Alitalia and China Southern fly the most to California.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Just overall solid experience, especially considering how terrible other airlines have become"
Pros: "Nice crew, reasonably comfortable seating"
Cons: "One of the requested meals was not vegetarian and another was a very basic sandwich (not filling or at all appetizing)"
Cons: "My main comment is that the wi-fi didn't work for all passengers. One of the reasons I flew this airline was because they promise reliable wi-fi on the flight and despite multiple attempts to troubleshoot, it never worked."
Pros: "The staff was very nice."
Cons: "We wasnt told how to use the tvs and where to put earbuds."
Pros: "I really enjoyed my flight. I generally fly Delta but I was really impressed with so many features this flight had to offer. Free television with movies and free WiFi. The staff was very friendly and the snacks actually were some of the things I get at home. I will fly jet blue in the future!"
Pros: "Nice leg room, snacks, drinks."
Cons: "It was freezing! Seat cusion wasn't very comfortable."
Cons: "No blankets, no earphones, rude crew. Jet Blue used to be top notch, special. Now it’s just another packed crew with union attendants who do minimal and I mean minimal effort to make passengers happy."
Cons: "Over hour delay on runway."
Pros: "Crew was fantastic!"
Cons: "the screen above the seat was broken and couldn't turn off it off. Was very bright for the duration of the flight."
Pros: "The crew was very kind, but the pilot did not inform the cabin what was happening often enough."
Cons: "There was over a four-hour delay to board and 2 more hours on the jetway before we took off. I ended up having to re-route through Long Beach and pay $75 more to get home."
Pros: "Excellent experience. Jet Blue is the best airline"
Pros: "DirectTV and snacks."
Cons: "My assigned airline steward seemed as though we were doing him a favor in flying with jet blue. Pleasantries such as a smile and a sincere your welcome really don't cost much, but give a good impression of the company your happy to work for. He must not be happy to work there."
Pros: "The crew was professional and did a good job."
Cons: "The plane arrived late from another location. I understand this was probably out of JetBlue’s hands. The plane seemed really dirty. I’m used to flying Delta out of Atlanta so this was my first JB experience. I was really disappointed with the condition and cleanliness of the inside of the plane."
Pros: "Timely and pleasant experience. My extra space seat assignment was grea."
Cons: "No particulars"
Pros: "everything was good except that I didn’t like to pay for blanket"
Cons: "to pay for blanket"
Pros: "Very smooth pleasant flight"
Pros: "Literally the worst flight I’ve ever been on in my life."
Cons: "We were seated behind a woman who brought a sick cat into the flight. The stench of cat feces was overwhelming. When we addressed it with the staff, they were incredibly rude. I also shared that I had a very significant cat allergy. The staff continued to be incredibly rude, and eventually offered a single seat in the back, which would not accommodate the two of us. The woman next to us also expressed her extreme discomfort and was condescended and disrespected, as well. Shocking, miserable experience."
Pros: "The crew was very nice and helpful made me feel safe. The entertainment was excellent. Loved the snacks!!"
Pros: "The entire experience"
Cons: "Couldn't find any thing to grouch about"
Pros: "Quick boarding, on-time departure, early arrival, outstanding staff, and loved being able to watch a variety of channels during the flight!!!"
Pros: "Jet Blue was GREAT- as usual. I want you to know that getting through security in ATL airport was an ordeal. Incredibly long lines, disorganized (a sign clearly said, TSA Pre-check- line up here) and then the people managing the lines yelling at us (and this is an observation) because they wanted us lined up further back. This was baffling because the actual line into the TSA space was empty at that point. I think the ATL security staff could all benefit from some further training about to work with people effectively AND ATL airport needs to look at their systems. I know it's a busy airport, but there has to be something better than what they are doing now!"
Pros: "entertainment and crew were top notch arrived ahead of schedule"
Cons: "i wish free meals were still offered"
Pros: "My partner and I bought extra legroom seats we could sit together. They were expensive but nice. The crew was very friendly and tried to help with my broken screen/entertainment system. When the attendant couldn't fix it, she said she could offer me a cocktail but since it was 10:30 am, it was kind of hard to justify."
Cons: "It's a first world problem to have a broken personal entertainment system at your jet seat so, of course, one keeps these things in perspective. I mention it only because this flight was relatively expensive ... and I was really looking forward to watching The Greatest Showman. :-)"
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Cons: "We were not told we’d be sitting next to a woman with a dog. It was highly offensive to sit and eat next to a dog that smelled and panted constantly, and would shed occasionally. Why not solve this problem by asking passengers when they book a seat if they do or don’t want to sit next to pets? Not everyone can do this since many have allergies. Also, this is not hygienic. Very unsatisfied."
Pros: "The crew was nice and polite."
Cons: "JetBlue flight was delay us for 3 hours without any explanation. Made us feel unappreciated as customers."
Pros: "New plane with self service snacks and drinks."
Cons: "3 HR DELAYED DEPARTURE... IT WAS SO TERRIBLE.. NO CARRY ON LUGGAGE SPACE ON BOTH FLIGHTS"
Pros: "Courteous staff"
Cons: "Long delay in cold terminal"
Pros: "Boarding was quick and easy, and they had lots of options for entertainment"
Cons: "The plane is very cramped. I am a very small person and I still felt like I couldn’t really move to get things under the seat in front of me. The crew also only came around with food once during the flight, and I happened to be sleeping then, so I didn not get a chance to have any food."
Pros: "I liked that Jet Blue has a really big selection for viewing/listening."
Cons: "The crew announced WI-FI was broken, and then the movie I was watching, cut out."
Pros: "Quick security check."
Cons: "Temperature to hot in main cabin during flight."
Pros: "Lots of legroom, courteous staff."
Pros: "This has been my worst flying experience ever. I arrived to the airport at 9:30 pm for my 11pm flight. Long story short, I was told repeatedley by jet blue and tsa that there is no issue and that the flight was not going to leave without me. Ii ask several times that they please move me to the front to make it to the gate before closing. After being assures several times by tsa and jet blue staff i was okay, i finally made it to the gate and lo and behold, its closed,"
Pros: "The crew and food was great. Great flight"
Cons: "Nothing it was great leg room was great"
Pros: "Lots of leg room. Entertainment on tv was available."
Cons: "Why does it takes so long to exit? I guess that’s how it always is."
Pros: "We boarded right on time and the boarding process was smooth."
Cons: "Our flight was delayed three hours because of air conditioning malfunctioning on the plane. We sat on the tarmac for almost two and a half hours, and it must have been around 85 degrees on the plane. There was a lot of miscommunication about whether we would be switching aircraft. They finally told us to deplane because we were probably going to switch planes. After 15 minutes in the terminal, we reboarded the same plane. Got to LA 3 hours late so had to deal with horrible rush hour traffic, which we had hoped to avoid had we taken off on time."
Pros: "Friendly crew and highly comfortable flight. Will be switching to Jet Blue!!"
Pros: "Lots of leg room and good entertainment."
Pros: "Crew were fine, boarding was easy. But on a 6 hour flight you have an expectation that the media will work, especially from Jet Blue since that’s what they build their business on."
Cons: "50% of the entertainment consoles were not working."
Pros: "Jet Blue is always a great experience due in great part to your staff! I was running late. They accommodated. The flight was late but the checkin crew was stellar and kept us informed and in a great mood. Then the flight crew took it from there and they were, as always, true professionals. Thank you!"
Pros: "There wasn't much to like. The entertainment selection was decent, but considering that it crashed continually throughout the flight, and then stopped working halfway through, selection didn't mean much."
Cons: "Wifi - didn't work the entire flight (nor did it work on my outbound flight either). Entertainment system - kept crashing in the middle of watching movies, and then ultimately stopped working altogether (with 4.5 hours left in the flight). The seats are TINY - I've flown Mint class several times, and while it's great that they've created such an awesome experience up front, the coach experience has REALLY suffered."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "My tv didnt work. Crew unfriendly. Seats didnt work properly"
Pros: "The attendants at the check-in desk were great. The helped resolve all issues from passport information to overweight luggage. I wouldn't have made my flight if not for them"
Cons: "There were 3 different flights to my trip. The first flight I was served a small bag of cheeze its and a Coke. I had two flight changes with only one hour to get to the next terminal check-in and start loading. No time to eat. That one small bag of cheeze its had to last me for 20+ hours travel time. It was all I was served. Wish I'd received a little more info on my booking info that would have warned me to pack my own lunch"
Pros: "On time and great seats, lots of room"
Cons: "It was a 4+ hr flight, so some food would have been good. Could have given protein shakes or something."
Pros: "Boeing 777 fantastic plane, great attention from the staff Quiet and comfy"
Cons: "NOthing really"
Pros: "Boarding was efficient. came through often for water, coffee etc"
Cons: "Rotten attitude of most flight attendants (especially boarding door attendant for ATL-LAX portion and first class attendant for LAX-OGG portion). Some of the worst I've experienced in a while."
Cons: "Went from LA to Guangzhou, China. My family checked 6 bags in. Only 5 arrived in China. My bag with ALL my clothes and ALL my meds was the one missing. I had nothing to wear (and that includes underwear) and no meds for 2 freakin’ days. Worst experience EVER!!!!"
Pros: "they let me drink the whole can of soda..."
Cons: "turn lights on during service. be friendlier. allow to purchase seats anywhere BESIDES the middle seat. seriously?"
Pros: "Crew was nice and the boarding process was smooth, wwe did depart late, but we arrived in plenty of time to make my connection."
Cons: "Leave on time"
Pros: "The cockpit crew waited to turn the plan off until the Footbal playoff game was finished. I thought that was very considerate of them."
Cons: "Seats were right but that I guess is to be expected these days."
Pros: "Operated by Delta so great!"
Pros: "Seatback tv."
Cons: "Stewardess berated a man for leaving his backpack on the floor in front of him rather than politely addressing the issue. She told him you know better than that and don’t ever do that again. It was totally uncalled for."
Pros: "Delta is professional and safe. The best fares ever."
Cons: "Lack of food/snack choices. Seem like a shortage on ice."
Cons: "plane delayed over 3 hours."
Pros: "The entertainment"
Cons: "Did not like that they still made me pay a fee to bring my support dog aboard. Stood at the special services counter just to pay a fine for my medical animal."
Pros: "The entire flight staff (even at the gate before boarding) was very friendly and accommodating..it was refreshing!"
Cons: "The plane was dirty. The grounds staff was complaining as we got on about having to work late."
Pros: "Agents rerouted me in face of weather problems so that I could make LAX-SYD connection. Well done."
Cons: "Not enough leg room in Economy. Beverage service insanely slow. Had already eaten sandwich by the time it reached me. Have seen this problem before on ATL-LAX, needs attention. Movie choices kinda limited ."
Pros: "I love flying with Delta because of the entertainment that they provide. It makes the time go by faster. My 5 hour trip was over before I knew it!"
Pros: "I love and prefer most everything about Delta"
Cons: "Customer service outstanding, flight on time. Clean plane, but couldn't hear the captain announcements we were 30 minutes late arriving in Albany and our car rental office was closed!! We were there for my dads funeral didn't need that stress!!! That was terrible!!!"
Pros: "Over cramped No Space for carry on slow service"
Cons: "Over cramped No Space for carry on slow service"
Pros: "Comfortable flight with pleasant staff. I slept most of the way."
Cons: "I was satisfied with this flight and did not experience and discomfort during it"
Pros: "Friendly people and clean plane"
Cons: "They lost my luggage, I hope it shows up shortly"
Pros: "Smooth flight."
Cons: "I have broad shoulders and there was a larger gentleman on the window seat. Being in the middle seat made for a very very cramped flight the whole way. Lots of skin to skin arm contact for much of the flight. There was no way to avoid it."
Pros: "They were honest about why we late taking off."
Cons: "Having to wair for them to fuel the plane"
Pros: "Comfortable flight, ample leg room, and the chairs were pretty plush. Comfort+ is pretty nice"
Cons: "On my first flight they forgot to turn the wifi on. I have unlim data but obviously can't use while in air; no big though."
Cons: "Flight delayed which is understandable but with uncomfortable seat and water dripping from air conditioning made for a less than desiresble flight"
Pros: "Delta is always running behind."
Pros: "Even with the weather being bad, the flight crew handled the situation really well. No one on the plane freaked out which was awesome, so I'm happy with the way they handled it."
Cons: "The weather was pretty nasty so we had to be re-routed to Cleveland to get more gas before landing in Columbus. It definitely wasn't the airline's fault, but it still was annoying. Thankfully I didn't miss anything!"
Cons: "Delta refused to assign my seats until just before boarding, even though I booked my flights months in advance. This is very stressful and totally unacceptable to treat passengers this way."
Pros: "Majority of the crew was pleasant"
Cons: "One flight attendant was EXTREMELY rude to me for no reason"
Pros: "I liked the fact that they have a train to take you from one concourse to another!"
Cons: "Very busy airport! Boarding was delayed and flight was overbooked. I wasn't too happy but it could've been worse."
Cons: "Boarding area; boarding agent; boarding staffing; seating (comfort); flt. attendants: That's all... aww"
Pros: "Good service and food"
Cons: "My non-reclining first class seat was a disappointment on this long flight. The flight was full, so there was no re-seating option."
Pros: "good movie selection."
Cons: "fat guy in the middle constantly moving seat barrier up to get more room."
Pros: "Everything was average but the crew"
Cons: "I found them rude and not helpful regarding my connecting flight"
Pros: "Food was good, I had the fruit & cheese plate. Very good. I had a wheelchair so she took me directly to the doorway of the plane. Very nice young lady from West Africa. Nice selection of recent movie releases."
Cons: "My seat would not recline. Uncomfortable for such a long flight."
Pros: "Boarding was a breeze....arrived slightly earlier than expected."
Cons: "Nothing to not like"
Pros: "Speed of birding and departure. Very smooth ride on the 777."
Cons: "Not many food options."
Pros: "We had comfort class and it's very nice"
Cons: "Both Crews at airport and on flight aren't very friendly, I guess this is the nature of all American flight after seeing how customer being treated from the United incident"
Pros: "Both flights were on-time, no gate changes. Staff was friendly enough, and seat back entertainment was appreciated. Everything went as you always hope it does for flights!"
Cons: "Everything that could have gone wrong with my flights, went wrong. On my way from LA to Raleigh (through Atlanta), I was affected by the weather conditions at Atlanta. I understand that the weather is beyond Delta's scope of control, but customer service is not. I had to wait in line at LAX for 8 hours to even get information on what had happened, and what solutions were available. The customer service call center was collapsed, and at the airport counters at one point there was ONLY ONE DELTA REPRESENTATIVE serving a line of more than 100 upset customers. This IS Delta's fault, and it is unacceptable. This definitely was under Delta's control, but in order to save a few dollars in overtime for emergency staff Delta was willing to let its customers make terribly long lines, miss their flights, their connections and consequently their commitments. It is disappointing to observe how Delta believes that a few dollars saved on extra staff and emergency measures can offset the irreparable long term damage to its business due to upset customers. My way back from Raleigh to Los Angeles was also a disaster. Without any type of explanation and nothing more than an email announcing the change, the nonstop flight I bought was replaced by a 1-stop flight with connection in Atlanta. This was NOT THE PRODUCT I PURCHASED. There is a reason I paid a premium for a nonstop flight, and Delta did not hesitate in providing me with a less valuable product without any explanation or refund. Delta prioritizes its operational metrics - an obsession to fill and overbook its capacity - over its customers' experience, one again under the foolish belief that short term savings in any way offset the long term damage of disappointed and alienated customers. I will NEVER FLY DELTA AGAIN. I will do whatever I can to transmit my experience to everyone I know. At a time where major airline carriers are in the spotlight due to abusive practices (i.e. the United passenger case), I still find hope in knowing that alternatives such as Southwest still put their customers first, over the ethereal benefits that a few-dollar savings in operational expenses can provide."
Cons: "Although weather played a part in the poor experience, it wasn't the only factor. Delta was unprepared."
Cons: "Sat in Delta Comfort and a loyal Delta flier, except had the bad fortune of taking off at 830 ATL time and apparently Delta doesn't find it important or a good idea to sell food after that time. The logic behind this is beyond me. I'm willing to pay $9 for a few cheese slice and crackers or a sandwich yet they don't offer anything, not even to first class which would really irritate me had I paid 1000 bucks. Ontop of that the crew which is normally excellent, was feisty and rude and wanted nothing to do with their job"
Pros: "That it ended!"
Cons: "5 hours in the air. Not the fault of Delta."
Pros: "Everything from boarding, service, arrival time and deplaining was smooth"
Pros: "Had a decent seat other than I was in the back corner of the aircraft."
Cons: "Took too long to get to seat."
Cons: "No free meals."
Cons: "I had a reserved Comfort Class Aisle seat, purchased at time of reservation and showing as my assigned seat through printing of boarding pass. At the gate, my seat was reassigned to a middle seat. This is a huge problem for me, as my back and leg injuries require the ability to stretch and move frequently. When complaining on Delta phone lines, I was told that the seat was needed for a Diamond member and therefore was "policy" to bump. Although I eventually received some compensation for the fact I paid more for the original seat, I remain very disappointed in Delta, if this is indeed the policy."
Pros: "The following day had different employees working so they weren't as rude as they were on my original day of travel."
Cons: "Having a domestic leg of travel that includes ATL to LAX as part of your international travel plans is horrible with Delta Airlines. The rude gate employee decides to check my carry on piece to my destination. I explain that I have a14 hour connection and I need the small arty on piece for that flight. I was asked to talk to the other gate employee while they gave my seat away. It's horrible how rude and dismissive they were. I asked for compensation but they started to lie. Apparently I 'gave' up my seat. Once the shift manager started to help me, I thought things would've ok. It got worse. The Delta training took over. Both employees repeated the exact same words about me volunteering my seat so there's no compensation. It cost me a hotel night and 24 hours. I will avoid Delta at all costs... and I know it will be difficult since flying through ATL is pretty much alway Delta. But, it's too much. Lying, rude and dismissive employees at various levels of management. Horrible"
Pros: "The crew was great. Flight leader was entertaining and sounded well versed on the speakers. I really like that it was not a full flight. A little extra room to work with."
Cons: "Queue time in L.A to secure a gate. (Minor)"
Pros: "Same as previous flight."
Cons: "The seats were very uncomfortable. No water or drinks."
Cons: "flight was delayed 3+ hours. there was no communication and flight attendants were unfriendly"
Cons: "Charges for snacks and and drinks."
Cons: "Worst flight I've ever been on"
Pros: "Quick flight"
Cons: "All good"
Cons: "Older flight attendant lady was a little unfriendly."
Cons: "hidden charges, will never fly Frontier again. Sneaky thieves."
Pros: "I didn't like anything."
Cons: "The plane smells, the air quality is staler than the norm, the seats are uncomfortable, the people who work for frontier are rude and no one will accommodate you for anything."
Cons: "SERVICE WAS TERRIBLE!!!"
Pros: "PRICE - fabulous price Boarding - worked great Carry-Ons - Enforcing the overhead storage only for those that pay for a carry-on is great. There are plenty of notes, emails, warnings that carry ons and checked bags cost extra. I loved not having to fight for overhead space."
Cons: "Seats - Airline seats are uncomfortable enough without the Frontier touches of seats that don't recline, seat cushions that are thin and the "mini-tray tables."
Cons: "Serving a little snack is a sign of welcoming the passengers. At least they could offerONLY water instead, but that was not free a well as other snacks. The baggage check-in is a bit overpriced considering that there is a flat rate of 25$ for either a large suitcase or a normal-sized carry-on. The 25$ is only when you check-in your luggage before your flight online. If you do it on site, it costs 40$."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Plane was delayed two hours, then we sat on the plane for another hour all for a one hour flight. There were maintenance issues and things done wrong on the plane. There was no incentive or even snack to help the customers get through the three hours."
Pros: "On time and arrived safely"
Cons: "Some turbulence but nothing wrong with flight itself"
Pros: "I'm disabled an unlike my family and friends, the Frontier staff not only sppotted my handicap. They responded by wheeling me throughout the airportmmp"
Cons: "Hartsfield zairport is s dump !"
Pros: "I got off the plane"
Cons: "My seat was dirty and there were crumbs all around my row. My window had dirt and black marks on it. The plane ride itself was EXTREMLY bumpy."
Pros: "The time the flight took didn't even noticed the time. The crew was professional."
Cons: "The food choices aren't really good. Not much to choose from... our flight was short but wouldn't fly for more than 3 hrs."
Pros: "I matter it safely"
Cons: "Horrible seats"
Pros: "Seats smaller than they used to be, no pay for view for a movie, cabin was hot, seat cushioning paper thin, pay extra for carry on and checked bags, sales pitch for Frontier credit card to literally captive audience, overall miserable flight."
Cons: "Will never fly Frontier again."
Pros: "Crew was friendly."
Cons: "Landed early but we had to sit on the plane on the tarmac for 40 minutes because we were told there wasn't an empty gate. Upon deboarding there were extra empty gates we could have gone to."
Pros: "The crew was nice and once we got aboard the plane everything was fine"
Cons: "4 hour plus delay. Gave me a $10 meal voucher after I had already been at the airport for 5 hours. Too little too late!"
Cons: "The seats were uncomfortable Charged for everything. I could of flew with the major carriers for what I had to pay paid 240 for round-trip then 18 for isle seat and 80 for carry on bag."
Pros: "All in order. The price is right."
Cons: "Late take off by 18 min."
Pros: "The flight was on time and they didn't loose my bag. The had a non stop Vegas to Atlanta at the time I needed which was the most important."
Cons: "It was cramped and no entertainment on board at all. Even getting a water cost money but really I can't blame them in this economic environment that the airline industry is in."
Pros: "pretty much nothing"
Cons: "seats were uncomfortable staff wasnt very friendly carryon luggage was expensive and I had to keep the one bag that i took under the seat in front of me and not up in the cabin"
Pros: "We landed on time"
Cons: "Everything, this was a completely miserable experience! Pay extra to choose your seat or risk not sitting beside your spouse, pay extra for checked bags, extra for carry-on, extra for s soda, hard fixed seats can't even lean back. Avoid this airline for long flights!"
Pros: "I really have no complaints. They were on time and the plane was clean."
Cons: "Better cancelation policy"
Pros: "Cheap ticket"
Cons: "I booked a round trip ticket with Frontier and on both flights the crew was rude. They need to send the flight attendants of this airline to a hospitality course or something. All other airlines I've traveled on I've never had a problem with the crew. I will stick with Delta and United from now on even if it costs more."
Pros: "The boarding process was pretty fast."
Cons: "Talk about hidden fees! You have to pay to choose a seat and pay for a carry on. You're allowed a "personal item" that has to fit under the seat in front of you, but what they don't tell you is that the seats are "sardines in a can" seats only about half as deep as traditional seats (so that personal item has to be smaller than you'd think). So let's talk about these seats. They are literally an inch thick. Like I mentioned previously, the seat part is only about half as deep as normal seats. It ended at mid-thigh for me and I'm short (5'3"). Accordingly the tray tables are only a hand's width, put a drink on it and that's about it."
Pros: "Direct flight."
Cons: "When I went to check in for my super cheap flight suddenly I had to pay to pick a seat! I've come to expect to pay to check a bag but this was such a lie to pay for the flight and then have to pay to have a seat. Did I buy a standing room only?"
Pros: "Flights were on time. It was a smooth flight."
Cons: "The seats were not very comfortable."
Pros: "Tbe crew was awesome! Seat didn't decline but it was in an area that they "used" to in the not so distant past so you'll want to upgrade to a stretch seat if that is important to you. There should be a N/A section for food and entertainment."
Cons: "Having to wait on the First Aid Kit to get certified. Delayed take off for over 30 minutes."
Pros: "Overall, everything was great. The crew was nice. The plane was nice."
Cons: "All the extra charges for carry-on luggage, etc."
Pros: "On time, clean, quick baggage claim."
Pros: "Flight was on time."
Cons: "Unprofessional crew. Cattle call boarding practice (all of zone 1 and anyone with a carry on) meant that although I paid more to be in the first row, I had to put my bag 7 rows back. I couldn't have my personal bag with me in the first row at all, which was hugely inconvenient. Doesn't seem like that should cost someone more, even if there is a bit of extra leg room. Nickled and dimed for everything, including carry on bag, beverages, snacks. No entertainment options."
Cons: "The ticket price doesn't include anything. Had to pay for seat. You can't have a carry on bag, you have to pay $30. 00 to $40. 00 for your carry on bag. You have to pay for water or soda etc. Nothing comes with the ticket price. By the end of the trip I paid more then if I would have gone with a different airline. Will never fly frontier again. Not worth it at all."
Pros: "I am pleased that I was able to get such a great deal on the flight. I also find the firmer seats to be comfortable.. There's no pillowy headrest to push against the back of my head. (For me this is important because headrests make my neck and back hurt.)"
Cons: "Nothing! Just be sure to read up on the baggage rules before you book and/or before you check in"
Pros: "Flight attendant Mary did her best to make up for the flights short comings. She was pleasant, cheerful and understood she didn't have much to work with."
Cons: "The agents at the ticket counter as well as those boarding the flight wee very unprofessional. They should be working cleaning bathrooms instead of interacting with the public. There was a manager present who acted more like a monitor than a manager. eventhough I have a return ticket, I will not use it and prefer to purchase a ticket on another airline. You can keep the money. I wouldn't subject a mango dog to your airline and service."
Pros: "We didn't crash and I had lots of leg room. I had to unknowingly pay for the leg room."
Cons: "They advertise really cheap flights however they don't tell you that you'll have to pay $60 for a carry-on bag. That's right.. any Carry on bags. Checked bags were also $60+. I also had to pay $50 for my "premium" seat because I didn't choose a seat at check-in. By premium they mean you get a few extra inches of leg room. On a 4.5 hour flight plus 1 hour of sitting on the runway, the only free amenity was a small cup of water. I will never be using this airline again."
Pros: "Plane, workers, quick baggage claim"
Cons: "No perks unless you pay extra for them. No WiFi on plane."
Pros: "Charges for carry on luggage should be disclosed PRIOR to the purchase of the ticket"
Cons: "Customer service is terrible took FOREVER to get someone on the phone which was null because she was COMPLETELY clueless about everything pretty sad every question she was asked she put me on hold tof askin amother agent. But no worries I will not fly again."
Cons: "Everything else. Imagine sitting in a folding chair for 3hrs. This is the level of comfort provided. Spend the extra cash and fly a major airline."
Pros: "Flight was on time"
Cons: "You pay for everything except toilet use."
Pros: "Great price!"
Cons: "Certainly no-frills...but I get it."
Pros: "Price and comfort seats"
Cons: "I was told we could pick our seats day we checked in. Here the computer picks your seats. Not fan of seat policy.."
Cons: "No issues."
Pros: "I was charged $40 for my bag, $2 for a soda that I didn't finish and my seat was $42. The 6 gate crew members in Atlanta were a joke (1 was eating a bag of cheetos). They allowed 4 people to run up the gangway to the plane without checking their tickets before the plane was cleaned from the previous flight. They had to call security to be sure the men never made it on board. They were extremely unprofessional and unorganized. Upon embarkation I had to remind her that I had a ticket that she needed to check! I required assistance with my bag, and had to shove it under my seat because i couldn't lift it. I will not be using them again. BTW, my American ticket was $26, included 1 bag and beverage service."
Cons: "I have never flown an airline that has to explain to the passengers that they must sit in their assigned seats. This statement was repeated several times during the boarding process. I have never experienced a flight quite like this one, the gate agents boarded no less than 6 or 7 times to escort people to their seats. We were over 30 minutes late leaving because of "weather" but I believe that it's code for incompetence. The flight crew were the only professionals on board. I have to say the woman at the ticket counter was quite helpful and very calm even when passengers became upset with her for charging the bag fee. The flight attendants were friendly but not attentive."
Pros: "Our flight arrived in Denver so fast it was outta this world. The staff did a wonderful job and made me feel comfortable. I truly enjoy flying frontier"
Cons: "It was some terrible kids on the flight that made so much noise and a mess all over the floor. The parents didn't even try to corral their children"
Pros: "It left on time and was efficient"
Cons: "The fact that I can't use our TSA pre-check like we do with the other airlines. I paid extra for a exit row and the seat did not tilt back?? I would like to have known otherwise I would not have paid the extra. When the stewardess came through she made it sound like she was only offering snacks you paid for and they never came back around. I just wanted a glass of water but they never came through offering that? It just seems there is an up sale at every turn so the low price fare that you think you got is really the same as everybody else"
Cons: "Delayed almost 3 different times.. Awful seats!!"
Pros: "Cheap flight. Didn't need food or more than my free travel bag for the weekend so it was perfect."
Cons: "Cabin was messy, seats uncomfortable. Glad it was a short flight!"
Cons: "The delay of about 1 hour in the plane"
Cons: "This trip was lousy. The ticket taker called everyone up to board 45 minutes early and the plane wasn't ready to board. The on board process was lacking in courtesy. The seats are WAY too narrow. I had an aisle seat and the stewardess knocked me in the head every time she passed which was over 30 times. The pilot announcements left me concerned for my safety. The flight attendants were required to yell annoying advertisements for 15 minutes even though the flight is only 75 minutes. And some weird teen sitting behind me kept putting his head between his knees and head butting the back of my chair. Flight crew couldn't care less. The best part of the flight was getting OFF!"
Pros: "Nothing. Well actually the lady when I checked my bag in was really nice. It was 4 pounds over and she let me check it anyway."
Cons: "Everything. The tables are so small. Carry on prices are RIDICULOUS."
Pros: "No,food and not comfortable but nice price"
Pros: "On time Smooth take off and landing"
Pros: "It is a simpler approach"
Cons: "Flight delays are too long"
Cons: "We had been on board late at night when weather canceled our flight. We were told to go to ticketing to get our refund. While in line I booked another airline on my phone. A ticket agent walked by and I asked if we could get our refund without standing in line so I could make my flight. (I still needed to fetch my baggage and get in on the next flight.) She did not know! They didn't know how to handle this weather situation."
Cons: "They canceled my flight and gave me $137 back for 2 people to fly home from Houston to Atlanta. Needless to say it cost me $450 for 2 one way tickets on American to get home. My promised Spirit fare of $292 turned into $600 with a lot of anxiety. Never flying Spirit again. They leave their passengers to fend for themselves at the last minute."
Cons: "Did not expect to pay for luggage."
Pros: "There was one lady that was really nice!"
Cons: "At the check in point the flight closed early so spirit airline crew at the check in point were incredibly rude and not helpful at all they outright refused to help me! I had to call customer service in order to arrange another flight! It was the worst experience that I have ever had with any airline ever the staff was horrible!"
Pros: "I like we got there safely and it was a smooth ride"
Cons: "What I didn't like is that one flight demonstrated the safety rules while another flight didn't. You have to print your boarding pass. The check bag price is too high. The long line and the unprofessionlism."
Cons: "By the time I paid for all the extras, it was WAY more expensive than Delta would have been. And Delta would have been on time instead of late both ways. Never again..."
Pros: "This ticket was inexpensive and got the job done. My flights were on time and smooth. The airline is clearly a discount airline. Extra charges for luggage and snacks, which, if you've traveled before, are easily avoidable. I can't believe people are complaining about crowded seats and extra charges, as if other airlines aren't doing the same things... If you want a first class traveling experience, pay four times more on a different airline. The flight attendants were perfectly polite and friendly. While Spirit isn't my airline of choice, I would fly with them again."
Cons: "TSA made me go back to the ticket counter to get a printed boarding pass, because a digital copy was insufficient. Hopefully Spirit will be able to send digital boarding passes soon."
Pros: "My flight was very good quiet and Peaceable. Not many passengers on board. The crew was very friendly. Above all it was a safe trip."
Cons: "No complaints"
Cons: "Being delayed over 5 hours because your plane broke down. The staff was not empathetic or courteous, and certainly not able to handle working under pressure."
Cons: "This is the ONLY airline I have ever used that did not check to see if any missing passengers were going through checkpoints. They left about 25 of us behind because we were stuck in TSA. The flight that left later to Detroit did the same thing to their passengers. The staff was incredibly rude, if they rolled their eyes more than they did they may have fallen out of their heads. They had the attitudes of spoiled teens that were working as punishment for something. The flight itself was alright, but even the attendants were unpleasant. I ended up stuck in the airport alone for seven hours, some people were told they had to wait until the next day! I've flown many times and this is the ONLY airline I have ever seen that did such a thing. I will NEVER use them again, nor will I recommend them."
Cons: "It's never on time ....."
Cons: "You think you are getting a good deal but they nickel and dime you for everything. They charge $40.00 for carry on and that's if you paid online otherwise at airport it's twice as much. The plane broke down at take off...took them forever to have a mechanic look at it once we got back to gate. Had to de plane and wait 30 min for them to cancel flight. All 200 passengers were sent down to ticket counter where most of us waited for 5 hours or better bc they were understaffed and EVERY person who walked away was very upset. Wouldn't refund all of fares people paid and many of us couldn't get onto other flights. I have never experienced any thing like it in all my years of travel. Was at airport for 7 hours. Unacceptable! Dispicable. Was my first and last experience w Spirit."
Cons: "My son arrived 40 minutes prior to his flight time yet he was denied boarding. Why, because for some absolutely ridiculous reason Spirit boards 45 minutes prior to take off. Even more ridiculous there was not another flight from the Major hub of Atlanta to another Major city, Detroit til the next day. This nonsense is what began my son's Spring Break. I'm hurt and very disappointed"
Cons: "Needs more handicap assistance"
Cons: "The only water they had was for purchase."
Pros: "My husband is a big guy, and since we were looking for the best fare we decided not to upgrade our seats. there were open exit row seats and the kind flight attendant offered those seats to us, we were relieved because the other seats were too small."
Cons: "Leg room in regular seats, $$$ carry on price, and lack of included amenities like water or soda."
Pros: "Boarding process and staff were the only "Okay""
Cons: "The seats were hard and very uncomfortable...even for such a short flight, almost unbearable. Couldn't really rate or comment on the Flight attendants, because there wasn't much they needed to do/interaction. Spirit Airlines doesn't offer free snacks..."In order to keep cost down."...haha..that's a joke. No plug-in to listen to music. Baggage fees are astronomical."
Pros: "There wasn't anything to like. The flight was cancelled and the gate agent disappeared. She said call or go to ticketing, back in the terminal."
Cons: "They refused to put me on a flight that would get me to my destination the same day. I was on a 5:30 pm flight and there were literally dozens of available flights. I finally got a refund on the Spirit flight and paid an exorbitant amount of money to purchase a last minute flight on a good airline. That new flight I bought had 21 people on board the flight but Spirit claimed there were no seats available. Good bye Spirit."
Pros: "I liked the price cheap. Especially as I was travelling with no baggage."
Cons: "We were notified the flight was delayed for 2 hours when we were supposed to be boarding. Then an hour and half later were informed that the flight was completely cancelled. All passengers were told to visit the ticketing window for more information. Once there, we were all given a number to call on a little piece of paper where we had to beg an Indian to get us on a comparable flight that night or the following morning. She was only trying to give me ATL to NORTH CAROLINA to Baltimore or ATL to Orlando to Baltimore. Which doesn't make sense at all. Finally after asking multiple times she was able to "find" me in her database a flight leaving at 7:30 am. There's more to this but I don't feel like typing it all out. No food or hotel vouchers from anyone. Sucks because I was having a bad weekend with a family emergency. Had no money on me and hadn't eaten. I could've definitely made it had I been able to get on the flight I paid for with the last bit of money I had on me. Greyhound was 3 times cheaper and may have been faster. Bad experience. At least a food voucher and hotel accommodations would have been nice. You get what you pay for I guess! I'm just happy someone from my church ministry was able to come gete from the airport so I could eat and sleep on an actual bed. I'm not from this city and do not know anyone. Not OK. Beware of Spirit Airlines."
Cons: "Slow service, long wait time, multiple hidden fees, cancel flight without compromising. Never gonna use this airline, highly not recommended."
Pros: "Boarding was efficient and planes are pretty clean."
Cons: "I didn't like the fact you have to pay for hand carry. That makes no sense to me and is misleading with your plane fares. The new planes have no seats that recline even though your take off and landing instructions call for having see in full upright position. It is always in that uncomfortable position. And the tray tables are way too small. you can't fit anything on there except a glass. For someone who travels often Spirit Airlines would definitely be my last choice. I definitely wouldn't recommend this airine to anyone."
Cons: "Website horrible. Could not check in online, nor check a bag."
Pros: "Great price"
Cons: "Gate agents need to organize boarding process better or need a sign saying "boarding flight 1234 To Tampa" to avoid confusion."
Cons: "Cancel the flight .They didn't explain anything what happen. I was air port 13 hours.it sucks"
Cons: "Agents at desk were sort of cold-like"
Cons: "Delay in boarding due to Spirit computer system crash"
Cons: "Terrible..will never ever fly spirit"
Pros: "The crew was the only good thing."
Cons: "I was 2 hrs early for my flight and because the baggage claim crew wanted to gibber gabber with each other and everyone I almost missed my plane. Your check in was awful. Don't get me started on your baggage fees!!!"
Pros: "It was my first time flying and I had no problems with boarding or late flights. Everything went smooth and I had a great experience for my first flight. I would take Sprit again if I could fit all my items in my personal carry on that is free of charge. If I need to pay for any other carry on or check in bags I might want to check out a different airline. Overall great experience. Seats had a lot of room and the plane was pretty clean."
Pros: "I arrived alive."
Cons: "Flight took off early and I was rescheduled to another flight missing a funeral. Spent 4 hours on layover in Vegas only to find out that flight was delayed for an hour. Spirit airlines charges for EVERYTHING including water and cary on."
Cons: "All flights were late at least an hour and the seats were not clean."
Cons: "You tout yourselves as a 'no frills' airline, only pay for the upgrades you want. Luggage is not a 'frill'. A comfortable seat is not a 'frill'. Water is not a 'frill'. Next time I know that by the time I buy a few basic 'frills' to reach the standard of any other airline's service, I might just as well fly another airline. Which I will."
Pros: "It was cheap for a last minute flight."
Cons: "But, there were extra fees at the last minute that did not expect. I spent an extra $100.00 for my carry on, misc. fees and for my seats. I wish Spirit would have told me about the extra fees when I booked the flight!"
Pros: "the first two rows of seats were apparently a higher class"
Cons: "that the amount charged for the bags feels like a scam. You fall for purchasing the tkt at a "competitive" price and you are pressured at the check in to overpay for you bags. If passenger is connecting to international flights, both ways, its twice the assault!"
Cons: "My flight was canceled and had to sleep on the airport and came too late to work next day! I wouldn't book again with Spirit Airlines!!!"
Pros: "Liked that it looked cheap online."
Cons: "All the fees associated with these tickets. Unlike most airline, that charge $25 for a 50lb bag, here they charge you $50 for a bag and an additional $25 if it is over 40lbs. Therefore, my bag cost more to fly then I did at $55. Also, they try and charge you for your seat as well. Any seat, not just exit row. Big scam!!"
Cons: "As my husband and I were boarding the flight we were told that there was only one seat available and both us would not be able to get on the flight we had paid and confirmed tickets for. The agents and supervisors had no solution for us. I was late for my conference and the best they could do was refund me my $60 ticket. I had to book two flights on Delta for $1200 more and they could have cared less. Never again. Beware."
Pros: "Spirit got me where I needed to be within a reasonable time frame."
Cons: "The flight attendants were a half hour late reporting to the gate, so the flight was 30 minutes late in boarding. We still managed to land only about 15 minutes later than planned, though."
Pros: "Flight was on time, got a good seat."
Cons: "Paying $40.00 for luggage."
Pros: "I arrived at my destination"
Cons: "lots of hidden fees...many which are not reasonable such as $50 charge for a laptop bag"
Cons: "Can't take carry on without paying and small seats"
Pros: "Comfort and Crew"
Cons: "Nobody warned me about the baggage cost (otherwise I would have taken something smaller and would have been able to actually purchase the things that I needed including change of clothing)"
Cons: "After 2 hours on a plane that would not start, they booked us on a flight for the next day 6am and I slept in the terminal. Lots of extra unseen charges and a staff that isn't invested in excellence."
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