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December Most popular time to fly with an average 43% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$1,318 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$1,267 or less

Good deal one-way

$660 or less

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  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is August.
  • Morning departure is around 20% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
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Top 5 airlines serving Austin Bergstrom to Rio de Janeiro

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.9
Delta
Overall score based on 28,919 reviews
8.1
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.5
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
7.5
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "I appreciate that Delta chooses customer safety over profit by not packing flights and continuing to social distance."

Pros: "Efficient and sanitary"

Cons: "Baggage handling at Wilmington is extremely slow and typically is."

Cons: "Way exceeded my expectations!"

Cons: "After 1 hour, still sitting on the tarmac waiting to get to our gate."

Cons: "We were seated near the back of the airplane. The heater came on midway of the flight, by the time we landed, it was difficult to breathe because it was so hot. The flight attendant all relocated from the back of aircraft to the front aircraft where it was cooler, I assume. I was worried for my son."

Pros: "The crew was pleasant and professional. The on-board entertainment was excellent and the seats were actually comfortable. I was provided the option to use any restroom by the crew without regard to my seating location."
Cons: "Nothing comes to mind."

Pros: "I have used Delta long time. Used to be really bad. Today. Good good."
Cons: "Free beer"

Pros: "I reached y destination."
Cons: "One flight attendant yelled at me for switching seats, even though I had asked permission to move seats. Another flight attendant clumsily kicked me when leaning over to serve another passenger. After living in Japan, it's pretty rough to see the low bar of American customer service."

Cons: "Boarding was very slow and exiting the plane was also slower than normal. An overhead bin was locked and that delayed passengers"

Pros: "Crew was nice"

Pros: "Crew was very friendly and helpful seats and movie were awesome!!!"

Pros: "Loved the plane, people and timeliness"

Pros: "Actual flight"
Cons: "Could have done without the almost 5 hour delay and no good options for alternative flights. We got in at 3am and it ruined our trip as we were exhausted for my daughter’s college visits."

Pros: "Snacks and drinks and movies on point."
Cons: "No cheese its."

Cons: "Boarding was disorganized. Snack mix tasted plain."

Pros: "Getting offered a stipend to change flights - getting my preferred rental car"
Cons: "A direct flight"

Cons: "Seat didnt recline and very tight between passenger seats"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "That Delta was not more accommodating when I missed my flight.. Got totally lost in Austin. Have never driven there before and highways were difficult at times. $503 to get on another flight home. Ended up getting better deal at Southwest. Will most likely stick with them next time I am forced to fly."

Pros: "Good landing, great service."
Cons: "Nothing."

Pros: "The service was good, employees friendly and helpful. The plane was surprisingly nice for such a short flight."

Pros: "love that Delta is now giving out Kind bars. Thanks!"

Pros: "Charging stations, roomy seats"
Cons: "One attendant was a bit snarky."

Pros: "Flying and going fast, plus the people are kool too."
Cons: "That it was a short trip."

Cons: "Plane was late numerous times. Boarding was painful"

Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "N/a"

Cons: "Flight was delayed with no explanation, The crew sprayed me twice with the fizz from opening soda cans with no apology."

Pros: "A plenty trip!!!"

Cons: "Ran out of fuel and had to divert to Birmingham. Disappointed. Turned into a 3-4 h delay. When we got to ATL our gate was occupied. All in all very poor service. Delta is better than this."

Cons: "Seat did not recline."

Pros: "love that each seat now has a USB connection to charge your phone"
Cons: "headphone jack to watch movies shorted in and out constantly"

Pros: "Everything was great. Very nice flight"
Cons: "No complaints"

Pros: "Although boarding began late, it was efficient and we left on time."
Cons: "Even a 29 dollar Comfort Plus seat had very little legroom."

Pros: "Great free movie selection"
Cons: "Flight delayed"

Cons: "767-400 with the old entertainment system. small screen with poor quality and a number of people's had to be reset multiple times."

Pros: "Despite a delay, we arrived in White Plains on or close to schedule."
Cons: "The gate agent just kept going on and on about trying to make up the time from a delay (18 minutes ...hardly world ending). The lead flight attendant wasn’t much better"

Pros: "Seat back movies Staff was attentive and patient with my sick teen daughter."
Cons: "Old plane with no seat back entertainment on one leg of journey."

Pros: "Delta plane was renovated for the entertainment and seat comfort. This was the first time I didn't have to recline the seat because the normal incline felt fine. Legroom was good also. Every seat had a screen and free media to choose from. Very impressed. Great job Delta!"
Cons: "There was wifi onboard and it was advertised that we could connect and use iMessage, whatsApp and Facebook messenger free of charge but I wasn't able to do so on this flight. I didn't ask about it but this would be an excellent amenity to keep in touch with the people on the ground"

Pros: "Hey, domestic U.S. flights aren't all bad! I was pleasantly surprised by the kind service and amenities on this Delta flight. There's a plethora of free movies to watch, and the crew continually checked on us to make sure we were hydrated. I think Delta may become my new prefered carrier for domestic flights."
Cons: "Bathroom ran out of toilet paper, but staff helped fix this after I talked with them."

Pros: "It was crouded seat were uncomfortable otherwise ok"

Pros: "Great service from the attendents and awesome movie selection"
Cons: "Seats not the most comfortable and boarding was sluggish."

Pros: "Fast flight great service"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Crew was friendly and helpful"
Cons: "The cheap seats were… well cheap. Not enough leg room"

Cons: "Delta delayed our outbound flight causing us to miss our connection."

Pros: "Avg flight"
Cons: "They changed my seat to a worse one without any explanation. I picked my seats on line for a reason and dont like them changed. Older MD series plane from AUS to ATL."

Cons: "Flight was delayed over 2 hrs, as a result, I missed my connection, had to stay overnight at a hotel"

Pros: "Promptness"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Late starts"

Pros: "Clean plane, friendly crew. Ahead of schedule arrival, pilots did beat to keep in smooth air."
Cons: "Took a bit to get first beverage. Thy ran out of KIND granola bars before reaching the back of the plane."

Pros: "Both of my flights were on time which i know sounds basic but all of the flights i’ve catched from SJO to X were late and this time my connection in Panama was only 1h15 and we got there earlier, so that was nice!"
Cons: "A bunch of seats were free and we were mostly sat all together (3 person next to each other).. With the covid situation i think it could be good to be more separate if possible"

Cons: "Food was bland and simple (Aeroméxico offers slightly better, would look to model after amazing Air Asia setup) and would add more movies to the inflight entertainment system. But overall, all good!"

Pros: "The crew was great and the flight was good n"
Cons: "Nothing everything was great"

Cons: "I will never fly with Copa airline again"

Pros: "Amazin !! Thank you"

Pros: "Flight was delayed"

Cons: "Superb flight staff."

Pros: "It was a regular trip"
Cons: "The connection trip Panama, San Francisco, very bad xq the scale in Cancun, very long without being able to get off the plane and not even water do not offer, that very bad scale, my taxi see san francisco I lost it and I had to pay it xq ya It was scheduled as well as a meeting."

Pros: "Crew was not aware of the drunken state of the 2 passengers sitting next to me . The 2 passengers got on the flight each with 2 beers . They finished it even before the flight took off . They then requested more drinks from the crew which they were given. I personally told one of the crew not to ser"
Cons: "Crew should have seen the passengers Mis behaving and refrained from giving alcohol to the 2 passengers"

Cons: "Major hassle at PCN as security wanted to confiscate Duty Free liquor even all paperwork in order And searched companion s purse 3x"

Pros: "Boarding was amazingly fast."

Cons: "Seats are uncomfortable Food was terrible."

Pros: "We seré stuck for 50 minutes in the plane, when landing as there was some problem probably with the airport ability to accept us. At first the captain anounced something but then no information was given. It was quite stressing."
Cons: "We"

Cons: "This flight did not have the screens for each seat, leaving no choice to choose what to watch or to see flight info."

Pros: "communication about flight; service (Food was excellent);"
Cons: "na"

Pros: "The crew was nice and the process was standard"
Cons: "For some reason both my friends and I felt it was a very uncomfortable flight"

Cons: "Ordered a vegetarian meal and did not receive if"

Pros: "Flight was on time"

Pros: "Food, on time, fast boarding process."

Cons: "Uncomfortable seats. I ordered Kosher meals, but they had only one of the two meals Kosher for me, so I pretty much watched everyone else eat while I couldn't. Besides, I asked three different flight attendants for white wine and none ever brought it."

Pros: "Served a snack over such a short flight. Entertainment available and friendly staff."

Pros: "There’s a glitch on this page that is not allowing me to select 5 stars for my overall rating but everything was FABULOUS! Sweet attentive sharp staff. Would definitely travel with Copa again."

Pros: "The staff was very friendly. The airplane was clean. Boarding was organized and orderly"

Pros: "Boarding was quick and smooth"
Cons: "My tush hurt a bit on those seats"

Pros: "Staff was very polite and courteous. Plane was comfortable."

Cons: "Our flight was cancelled minutes within booking but still charged to our credit card for 10 days, meaning we never actually made it to rio and lost our deposit on our hostel."

Pros: "The food, the attention from the crew. The seat was comfortable."
Cons: "Interruptions from fasten/unfasten seat belts were made frequently and in short amounts of time."

Cons: "Disliked having to go through security again right at the gate, also was not allowed to bring drinks into the plane that I had just bought inside the airport, had to throw away or drink them immediately before boarding because of policy, have not had any problem with any other airline..."

Pros: "on time"
Cons: "terrible food"

Pros: "Easy check-in, free checked bag, good meal on board, excellent service and friendly crew."
Cons: "Can't think of anything."

Pros: "flights were fairly on time"
Cons: "No vegetarian food options"

Pros: "Got off the ground quick"
Cons: "We had to sit on the tarmac taxiing for almost 20-25 mins and I had a connecting flight I easily could've missed had it taken much longer"

Pros: "Free lugagge under plane food and alcohol!!"
Cons: "Long connection"

Pros: "Nothing since my negative stressed the whole trip."
Cons: "We have long names, 4. It was correct in the booking with Layak but copa charged us $120 US / 2,090 MXP For correcting. Saying that Kayak didn't transmit everything. It was pay or be denied boarding."

Cons: "Then they took my husbands passport and went through all of his belongings which took another 15 minutes. We had just been screened in Bogota."

Cons: "We did NOT had assigned seats on the Panama-Cancun flight and those were given 5 mins prior to boarding and spread all over the plane. Not good at all."

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Seats: on one leg (Panama to Mexico City) the seats are just like in Economy class, only a wider and more legg-room. But no FOOT REST, which is essential in a long flight. Laniding in Mexico was via a staircase and a bus (no fault of Copa). Reservation via BOOKING turned out to be a problem (could not make changes in flights). I had to do it via "influence", a pain in the neck."

Pros: "Very friendly and professional service combined with good food"

Pros: "Food was ok, Some of the crew were friendly better then Mia Panama."
Cons: "The airport personnel did not help me with adding my miles to my Cops Cinbect card, they said it was no value and that Cops Connect membership want Copa, Worse they broke my expensive Nautica luggage by losing a wheel and my luggage was not even 22 kilos"

Cons: "I did not care for the fact that they set up a checkpoint after I made my connecting flight then made me recheck through security at which point they tried to confiscate our very expensive duty free purchase that was in a sealed duty free bag! Only when I demanded a manager did they stop trying to confiscate it. At which point they made me check my carry on luggage! I find this very suspicious since I also discovered that someone tried to access the inside of my luggage at Panama City on the initial flight! Your crew on the ground and in the terminals in Panama City are running scams! Beware! Very disturbed by this and plan on sharing this on social media as a beware to copa travelers going through or to Panama City! Literally set up check point at ramp to plan confiscating stuff bough in the terminal after already going through security!"

Cons: "I already wrote this in their customer feedback, and I haven't gotten a response."

Pros: "Lisa Gilliard attended to us in business class. She was efficient, professional and top notch. Service was excellent under her leadership."

Pros: "Excellent. COPA always excels at customer service and comfortability. Some food as well, which is nice for such a short flight."

Pros: "There was turbulence throughout the flight and we were diverted to another city. I want to complement the crew on working hard to keep us safe and comfortable."

Pros: "Convenient flights, great food, affordable prices makes Copa Airlines a great choice for Latin American countries"

Pros: "Snack was better than average"
Cons: "Hard seats. Prefer individual video screen"

Pros: "En líneas generales Copa es una línea buena no excelente, ofrece cierta calidad de servicio."
Cons: "Lo que No me conviene de viajar en Copa airlines, es el poco peso permitido en el equipaje. La situación en Venezuela actualmente nos ha llevado (lamentablemente) a traer vivieres y otra serie de productos por necesidad y tuve que pagar sobrepeso. En ese sentido me conviene viajar con una línea que permita mas peso por cada valija aún cuando sacrifique la calidad del servicio. El personal en este vuelo de Miami a Panamá fué poco atento. Solicité una cobija porque tenía frío y no había."

Cons: "Leaving vegas to Panama they checked my passport and stamped my ticket "documents ok" .. Arriving in Panama we flew to costa Rica again checked my passport and stamped my ticket "documents ok" ... Now almost 11 hours later we arrive in Costa Rica and because my passport was ripped they wouldn't let me in the country and sent me back. Why your airlines couldn't have told me this before I got all the way to Costa Rica and passed two check points I don't know. So you guys said you would send us to Puerto Rico but I would have to by my own plane ticket home... Very disappointed in your airline. And to top it off my boyfriend and I had very expensive osprey packs we were traveling with .. We used a copa plastic bag to wrap them up in Vegas so the strings would not get caught .. When we received our packs in Puerto Rico YOUR employees had taken the bags off and cut my boyfriends 300 dollar bag! I will never fly again with your airline."

Pros: "I loved the food and the flight attendants' customer service. It was awesome and they were very nice."
Cons: "That I almost was left without food because the flight attendant passed by me because I was sleeping . Although it my fault because it's not fair to wake a passages up. But for food I think it is fair."

Pros: "Courteous, helpful staff. A bit more room than Spirit. COMPETITIVELY priced."
Cons: "Didn't get the seat that I chose online."

Pros: "Crew was nice and organized, easy check-in."
Cons: "Had the last seat, so could not recline - lady in front of me had a chair that went super far back and was practically in my lap, turbulence was crazy landing!"

Cons: "Avoid delays and communicate better about the delays"

Pros: "Nice new plane."
Cons: "Boarding process could be better"

Pros: "O lanche foi diferente do habitual e bom."

Pros: "O lanche foi muito bom"
Cons: "Resolver os constantes atrasos neste vôo"

Pros: "O lanche não foi Mãe Terra e isso é muito bom."

Cons: "O lanchinho desta vez não foi Mãe Terra (graças a Deus, pois aquilo é muito ruim), mas só tinha doce (embora bom)."

Cons: "The flght was delayed"

Pros: "Aeronave"
Cons: "Serviço de bordo"

Cons: "Their international flights are all supposed to be on the 737 Max, but since that aircraft is currently grounded, the international flight was on a 737 intended for use on shorter domestic flights."

Pros: "Airport attendant spoke English well and it was easy to understand instructions and updates. Courteous and patient."
Cons: "nothing crosses my mind now."

Pros: "I always have a good experience with Gol, the Gol Confort Seats are great, attentive crew, puncntuality."

Cons: "Internet wasnt working"

Cons: "The seats are close together so there's not as much legroom as other airlines I've flown in Brazil. There was no in flight entertainment. The snacks were mediocre at best. The gate was changed at the last minute so it was a little confusing."

Pros: "Entretenimento"

Pros: "On time Had a hard time trying to check in online. Crew was extremely helpful"

Pros: "Flight on time"
Cons: "Food"

Pros: "Crew was fine. Flight was full. Good leg room. Tight being between fellow passengers."
Cons: "Check in was confusing."

Pros: "Poco"
Cons: "Me dieron la última fila, los asientos no se reclinaban y al lado una mujer con niños que gritaron todo el viaje, los auxiliares de vuelo no hicieron nada."

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Food"

Pros: "Food was good"
Cons: "Este vôo tem constantes atrasos na saída do vôo."

Cons: "Flight delayed 3+ hours due to Boeing issue. There needed to be some sort of assistance. We were offered access to the GOL lounge without asking, which was welcome, only to be refused when trying to enter. The attendant was not helpful, in fact rather negative and condescending. Not supportive."

Pros: "Quick flight"
Cons: "The boarding procedure is a nightmare. 3 gates positioned right next to each other with no one knowing which line they are in and people shoving to get through to another gate. Very stressful and disorganized"

Pros: "Fast flight"
Cons: "Always delayed with no information as to when it might be departing."

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "Excelente"
Cons: "Price"

Cons: "Viendo que no podrían acomodar tres adultos y dos bebés en una fila de tres asientos por falta de mascarillas de oxígeno, en lugar de reacomodar gente, nos hicieron descender del avión, no les importó mi bebé ni mi esposa que está embarazada, el peor episodio viajando, el supervisor fue descortés, poco profesional y de verdad tiró por los suelos la buena impresión que tenía de GOL"

Cons: "It was very hot on the plane. Very little air conditioning."

Cons: "Extremely cramped. They ran out of certain drinks. Confusing boarding."

Pros: "Nice people once you get to an agent"
Cons: "Long lines of confused people trying to figure out which is the right one for them. Need more people giving orientation as people arrive to GRU airport."

Cons: "Was charged 50 for my bag"

Pros: "I’m time quick to board food and drinks free"

Cons: "Delayed Flight"

Pros: "I had a plesent flight with good food and good service both ways, the flight timing and connection was very good and the pricing of the jurnay was good. I will defently use the company the next time when I am traveling the same route later. Best regards Jan Christian Nygaard,"
Cons: "I have no comments to add hear, because everything went fine."

Cons: "The width of the seats were too small."

Pros: "Didn’t have to pay more for the exit row!!!"

Pros: "nice, clean plane; nice check-in experience"
Cons: "Crammed bus to the airplane"

Pros: "Delays without advice,desaster."

Pros: "Flight on time, nice crew."
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats."

Pros: "Clean aircraft and courteous crew"
Cons: "Did not like being bussed to the aircraft"

Pros: "Punctuality"

Cons: "They had only 4 people checking in the luggages and the lines was huge ... my wait in line was longer than my fight which I think it's absurd"

Cons: "Flight extremely delayed, people accompaning crew boarded first and took space in the overhead, i tried to change seats no no one at the gate was willing to work"

Cons: "Gol decided to charge 35 Reals for each checked baggage. As a result most passengers do not check their bagagge and the crew has to do tetris during 20 minutes in order to accomodate all on-board items. This produces tension among passangers and the crew."

Cons: "Flight time was changed quite substantially from the time when I bought the ticket, therefore I simply did not take the trip."

Pros: "Space between seats"
Cons: "Lack of food options"

Pros: "On time, good service, comfortable plane."

Pros: "Plane itself was fine, fairly spacious and comfortable."
Cons: "Check in São Paulo was hectic and disorganized and my bag never made it on the flight after I checked it in- was not offered any vouchers or apology. I am left without any luggage in the jungle and will have to cancel my Amazon Jungle tour as I do not have my proper equipment needed."

Pros: "Excellent crew members !"

Cons: "Flight was diverted to Rio"

Pros: "The crew was attentive and helpful."
Cons: "Our layover was originally supposed to be an hour and a half in Phoenix. As we were boarding the plane from Austin to Phoenix, we got a notification that our layover had been delayed an additional 5 hours due to construction at SFO. I’d have appreciated more of a heads up than as I’m boarding."

Pros: "Fast boarding"
Cons: "More snack choices"

Cons: "Our flight was cancelled on Sunday and they couldn’t get us out until the following Saturday. So we had to cancel our reservation and get refunded... except American says talk to royal jordanian, royal jordanian says talk to air booking. Air booking isn’t reimbursing us and want US to pay $400."

Pros: "Nothing was better than standard"
Cons: "It felt like the staff had instructoions not to smile not even once. The food was beyond terrible. I’m not asking for hot bread like other airlines do, but at least serve it at room temperature instead of super frozen. Same for the butter. The continental breakfast had nothing continental about it"

Cons: "The legroom on AA's new planes is atrocious."

Pros: "Ease of check in"
Cons: "DIdnt understand why a seat as not assigned. A few people had the same issue and the gate agent suggested we may not get seats. Very stressful given he need to make an international connection. Gate service was not available early enough."

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Cons: "Wanted more food. Haha!!"

Cons: "No carbs free meals."

Pros: "Smooth ride, easy security"

Pros: "The boarding process was easy and the crew was great."
Cons: "Other passengers were annoying. One guy was listening to a baseball game on his phone at full volume on the plane during boarding. Another kept hitting the back of my seat playing a game on the entertainment system. And a flight attendant let a guy stay on his phone, while we taxied for takeoff, having the douchiest conversation in history."

Pros: "Flight was on time. Attendants were nice."
Cons: "For the 100th time, you seats are too dang small."

Pros: "S"

Cons: "Terrible plane. Old. No tv. No charge points"

Pros: "Good price, effective transportation, nothing special"
Cons: "Very full, not super comfortable"

Pros: "Good entertainment options in newer flights."
Cons: "Food options for first class could be better."

Pros: "Can't think of anything at this time"
Cons: "Bought this ticket as gift for my grandson. His departing flight was 4 hours late! Therefore the people picking him up in L.A. Had to pick him up after midnight instead of 8pm. Airline wouldn't try to get him a seat on another airline to help the situation. Thought I was booking this on Alaskan airline but turns out they used American. Will never use this sight again. Going to book directly with actual airline next time"

Pros: "Seats were comfortable. Entertainment was appreciated. Flight was smooth and landed early. There was just no offer of food unless for purchase and I was hungry and look forward to that. Even just a bag of pretzels!"
Cons: "See above"

Pros: "Quick boarding to make up for a late flight arrival."

Pros: "I was flying with 2 children on my own and had an issue booking seats together, the gate agents worked to find a solution when we arrived and we were all seated together. Thank you so much for keeping us all together, as my one child has aspbergers and the other is only 8 and we are not frequent flyers. I highly recommend your airline to everyone I meet. Everything met or exceeded our needs. Thank you so very much."

Pros: "Airport expansion"
Cons: "Due to construction traffic is a problem but still manageable"

Pros: "Quick connection"
Cons: "Tiny overhead bins - even in first class"

Cons: "Kiosks were not functioning and we were forced to stand in long lines for customer service for luggage tags Many passengers missed their flights No help for those using malfunctioning kiosks only one person to help hundreds of stuck customers and we barely made our flight"

Pros: "The stewardess/flight crew were awesome."
Cons: "Airport staff, tight seats and boarding process."

Pros: "Our experience was very smooth. We appreciate all the work that went into making this a pleasant experience for all of us."

Pros: "The flight was very good. Boarding was good, shorter flight, smooth, landed and off we were."
Cons: "Seating still needs a little more padding for comfort. Delta airlines has a screen on every seat and you can see where you are and how far you have gone and so on. That would be nice. It was very difficult to hear what the pilot said when he spoke to say hello and whatever else he said. Entertainment? There wasn't any on this flight"

Pros: "wifi was great"

Pros: "Plane did not crash."
Cons: "Has anyone at AA ever watched the insane boarding process? No running water on the plane, not hot anything (coffee, tea, food). Generally terrible experience, like most of the airlines."

Pros: "Service was not only on time we landed early as oppose to me losing 1300 usd on my original flight to dallas for work Friday which I didn't make and cost me out of pocket"

Pros: "Infrastructure"
Cons: "Staff behaviour"

Pros: "Staff was wonderful."

Pros: "Arrived. Crew was nice."
Cons: "Seat too small, cramped leg room. Was told there was no space for my carry-on and to check it, but there was plenty of space when I got on plane."

Pros: "Newly refurbished plane"
Cons: "Ran out of red wine"

Pros: "Aircraft 777-200. I've seated in row 14, wich have great confort for legs."

Pros: "I prefer this size plane to the other alternatives."
Cons: "No snacks were offered at all."

Pros: "The flight was only 30 min"

Pros: "fly was on time"
Cons: "food"

Pros: "Boarding was fast."
Cons: "No internet on plane. Plane was older. Seats were not comfortable. Had to wait 40 minutes in hot plane for our gate to be available for our plane to pull into."

Pros: "Flight attendants allowed me to move into an unoccupied seat to have more room. Very polite."

Cons: "I paid $40 extra to select a seat and the seat was a middle seat and very uncomfortable and a rip off."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Terrible customer service, multiple flight cancellations"

Cons: "Apparently my seat change did not go through because I was still stuck in the last row near the bathrooms. I must say, the fecal aroma really complemented the on set nausea that was triggered by the turbulence. Every time I thought I was gona drift off to sleep I was rudely awakened by the constant "thwacking" of the bathroom doors. The family next to me was nice enough but they did have a toddler who was very loud and unhappy and the tantrums followed. I have been a server for 14 years and generally can brush annoyances off like this but this was by far the worst flight I have been on."

Cons: "Headphones should be provided in flights"

Cons: "Got cancelled"

Cons: "When going to website to link to free entertainment the flight is wifi capable but you must purchase Internet. Not sure why they did not make the move to add free entertainment on a 4+ hour flight."

Pros: "Crew were nice and as accommodating as possible."
Cons: "On a round-trip, both airplanes on outbound and return flights had mechanical failures, resulting in over 3hr delays both times. This was for a short Austin-Dallas round trip, where I could have driven in less time than what I spent delayed at the airports. I can only conclude that AA is skimping on maintenance."

Pros: "No weather issues this time"
Cons: "Nothing good flight"

Cons: "3rd flight with AA this year. Luggage damaged for second time."

Pros: "O bom humor do comissário de bordo."
Cons: "Atraso (nos voos de ida e de volta) sem que tenham sido dadas explicações ou informações."

Cons: "The seats were so cramped we could barely move. It was hot, it felt like there was no a/c most of the flight. The flight crew was late which delayed my flight. Awful. I will never fly American Airlines again."

Pros: "Power outlets. Friendly staff."
Cons: "What entertainment was there? No movie, you had to pay for internet. United to me seems to be a lesser luxurious airline, not like how it use to be. It’s apparent that they are making some cut backs. Not liking this bag fee they’ve added."

Pros: "Good entertainment selection"
Cons: "Stewardess was impatient, rude and not helpful. Asked for milk & it was spoiled which made my daughter gag. Worst part is I called United to confirm they would take care of the transfer of my luggage all the way to my final destination even with sleeping over in Japan & they said yes. Turns out, I had to get all my luggage & check it back in the next day."

Cons: "No legroom in economy"

Pros: "On time departures and landings"

Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Due to space limitations this was one of the most uncomfortable transatlantic trips in about 30 years"

Pros: "Punctual flight, fabulous flight attendants, and the best airline food I’ve eaten in a long time. I can’t remember the last time passengers were given a menu to order food from ."
Cons: "No WiFi on board"

Cons: "Flight switched, old plane operated by Privelage Style, 0 entertainment and poor service throughout the 7 + hours from Chicago, flight an hour delayed as well"

Cons: "My July 11 fiight UA1259 was delayed and I could not connect to Milan. I had to stay in Newark for 1 night. But UA assigned me a hotel about 1 hour driving from Newark Airport. I had to rent by my own money $160 a day. UA should arraign a hotel either close to the airport or pay the rental car for me."

Pros: "Just your avergae flight and time for a quick flight to a nearby city"
Cons: "Just luggage being lost at the final destination was a despressing conversation"

Pros: "Overall experience was good."
Cons: "The food and the long layover"

Cons: "3 hours late departing, missed connection in EWR"

Pros: "The flight was just another flight, crew was speedy, and proficient."
Cons: "The seating is way too compact. Me and my neighbor we're hitting elbows the entire time."

Pros: "Flight crew friendly & helpful."
Cons: "Overbooked. No overhead storage."

Pros: "The flight was 3 hours late, for 'weather conditions' as we were told. We've been given no compensation or vouchers. Communication was super poor: displays still showing the originary boarding time. And then suddenly they started birding before the time announced."

Pros: "Great crew, especially crew from Leesburg, VA, and Baltimore, MD. Made it fun!"

Pros: "Left on time, early arrival, food was good ( and hot - for hot meal). Good service"
Cons: "A little bone jarring on landing."

Pros: "I made it to the destination on time."
Cons: "Small seats, I'm not big, just tall. You have to pay extra for everything except for non-alcoholic beverages. Crews get by doing their basic job. Pretty sure they are not even required to smile. I fly a lot and know this is just the way it is with most US continental airlines. They all suck and should take notes from any international airline."

Cons: "See above"

Cons: "Nothing but a sweet caramel treat offered as snack. At least could be a regular cracker, not full of sugar."

Pros: "4 hours 40 mins delay."

Pros: "United did manage to reroute us so that we cought up with the flight to Europe we were booked on."

Cons: "The arrogance and attitude from air crew, ground service staff to lounge receptionist was unreal."

Pros: "Everything was ok."

Cons: "I didn't get any food mainly because of the cost. I did get a complimentary drink. I did not get any entertainment but was under the impression there was a cost. Too short of a flight for that."

Pros: "Flight itself was short."
Cons: "It took longer to board and wait to take off than the entire flight lasted. Deplaning and receiving gate checked bags seemed to take longer than normal times. One of the attendants (don't know his name, but he had glasses) was not pleasant. He seemed to want to be anywhere other than there."

Pros: "Not as delayed as the other United flights. Could have been worse!"
Cons: "Gate changed since earlier flight scheduled to depart at 1:30 for San Francisco was still waiting on their plane while we were ready to board at 7:20. Told to go to a different gate. That gate was for Denver but an earlier flight, too. Finally the third gate change was for the correct flight number. Lack of good communication left us and many others scrambling to find where to go."

Cons: "Delay without updates. Almost missed my connection. No TV."

Cons: "Price was not competitive"

Pros: "Space, cleanliness, boarding procedures"
Cons: "Snack options"

Pros: "Everbody seemed nice. Smooth ride."
Cons: "The back bins get filled too quickly. Same issue going and coming."

Pros: "The connection Austin to Newark, Newark to Amsterdam"
Cons: "plane could be cleaner"

Pros: "On time"

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "The flight was delayed for 4 hours and when I checked in the agents at the front desk offered me a $10 meal voucher to restaurants that were already closed, so it was basically useless. I had to walk to opposite end of the airport just to find something open. My seat and surrounding area were filthy. There was hard, crunchy food on the floor, the tray was sticky and the seat 'cushion' was rock hard. Being that I have a preexisting lower-back condition, sitting in that seat was horrible. When I asked a flight attendant for a wet rag to wipe the tray off they told me I could just switch seats and showed that they didn't care. Basically, it was a disappointing end to a great trip."

Pros: "When they couldn't do their job they turned us over to American Airlines."
Cons: "Cancelled our scheduled 1:30 pm flight from Austin to Chicago for "scheduled" maintainence. We drove 3 hours and spent almost $300 for a rental car to get to Dallas for the flight they put us on, which we couldn't make. We told the check in counter and they gave us boarding passes for an American flight that wouldn't leave until 10:00 pm but that we could try to get on stand by for an earlier flight. At this point we were already missing a concert we were trying to make in Chicago. Another $150 gone. We were lucky enough to make the 8:30 pm Dallas to Chicago with American and arrived at Ohare by 11:00 pm. All in all United wasted $300 on a rental car, $150 of concert tickets and 5 hours of paid time off I can't get back. Very disappointed. PS: they gave us food vouchers at the airport to apologize and they were already expired. They couldn't do one thing right."

Cons: "It took almost 15 minutes to get my bag back that I had to gate check. We were not allowed to carry on."

Pros: "Everything went smoothly"

Cons: "Very disruptive passenger"

Pros: "The flight was quick and the flight attendant and crew was very kind and helpful."

Cons: "The Airplane was extremely cold!!! The seats were not comfortable"

Pros: "Ease of getting to the airport and gate for our flight. Flight was short but I was comfortable."

Pros: "we landed on time"
Cons: "we took off late"

Pros: "I didn't miss my connecting flight"
Cons: "Only 10 minutes to go 30 gates to catch my connecting flight. Not good at all!"

Pros: "Thanks for the upgrade"
Cons: "Thanks for the upgrade"

Pros: "Crew nice."
Cons: "Paying for tv. Internet in airports doesn't work."

Pros: "Not much you can say about a 30 minute flight."

Pros: "New seats were comfortable!"

Pros: "Everything went smoothly. Gate attendants and flight attendants gave clear instructions, kept us informed of the progress and status of boarding/the flight/ landing etc."
Cons: "no complaints"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Lose baggage"

Pros: "One of the legs of our flight was canceled due to weather. The staff at the desk was very helpful in getting us rebooked."

Cons: "Check-in staff was so unfriendly and unprofessional, I have decided to never fly United again. It also took almost 25 minutes on-hold to try and get a customer service rep on the phone and by that time I was going to be late for my flight and United would not refund my money even though it was their issue that was causing my delay. There are too many other airlines to have to deal with the rude people at the check-in area and the lack of customer support."

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