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An average nonstop flight takes 3h 20m, covering a distance of 1315 miles.
There are 134 (nonstop) flights between Austin Bergstrom and Washington per week, averaging 19 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Spirit Airlines ($30) and Frontier ($34), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Multiple Airlines ($53) and Spirit Airlines ($60).
Southwest (6 times daily), United Airlines (5 times daily), Brussels Airlines (3 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
From Austin to Washington, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Monday is the most expensive. Flying from Washington back to Austin , the best deals are generally found on Monday, with Tuesday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Austin you will be using Austin Bergstrom, often referred to as Austin Airport. You will be landing at one of these airports: Washington Reagan-National or Washington Dulles Intl.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Pros: "On time boarding. Good entertainment options, friendly staff"
Pros: "The service was good, employees friendly and helpful. The plane was surprisingly nice for such a short flight."
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "AC was not working properly and it was very hot and miserable trip"
Cons: "Plane was late numerous times. Boarding was painful"
Pros: "Great free movie selection"
Cons: "Flight delayed"
Cons: "Being late"
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"
Cons: "Flight attendant took my complimentary new order but then forgot to bring me the food."
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 captain was very personable, kept us up to date when a slight delay was necessary."
Cons: "It took over 20 minutes to check our bags. Given that we paid $150 to "upgrade" to Economy Comfort for a ONE HOUR flight, it would have been nice if DAL enabled us to check in with Sky Priority."
Pros: "Service of all the flight staff, smooth flight, and early arrival. Staff was very courteous and helpful"
Cons: "Nothing really. It was an uneventful flight with good service"
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."
Cons: "no access to sky club"
Cons: "Delta delayed our outbound flight causing us to miss our connection."
Pros: "Good food and entertainment choices on board. Little to no feedback from captain regarding inflight turbulence."
Cons: "Getting through security at the LAX Delta Terminal 2 was chaotic and the slowest I have ever encountered. There were two lines which moved at very different speeds. My husband got through his line 15min before I was finished in the other line. One line required iPads to be other, the other didn't. Something was seriously wrong with how things were being handled. Bathrooms onboard were a pigstie."
Pros: "On time"
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: "left on time - landed early. Gate checked my luggage for me."
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "The cost of the ticket"
Pros: "As the flight was over two hours late and a runway at JFK was shut down I opted for a full refund from Delta as I would have been at my destination less than 24 hours. Kayak & Delta was good keeping me informed of changes including the 5 gate changes"
Cons: "Flight delayed due to weather and mechanical.. nightmare! Still not sure when I'll get to DCA . I was suppose to get in at 9:30 pm. Flight from atlanta won't leave until 10:20 pm."
Cons: "Late starts"
Cons: "Employees at the Atlanta airport have a SERIOUS chip on their shoulders. Just when you thought seats couldn't get any smaller or closer together. Paid for priority boarding but the boarding pass still said zone 3. Employees could care less."
Cons: "Cancelled my flight then re-booked me for the next day; was able to then find a flight same day but 7 hours later. That then was delayed another 4 hours and I had to buy a rental car to drive home instead. Thus far they have been unresponsive in getting me a refund for my travel. Don't fly Delta."
Pros: "I was delayed coming from an international flight and was so thankful for the help from delta at the counter and at the gate. I did lose my bag but that was my fault in the confusion of jfk. I got my bag in 2 days."
Cons: "When i got my bag back the handle wouldn't go down fully. Baggage handlers must've mishandled it and bent something."
Pros: "On time...great service!"
Cons: "Seats were a bit narrow."
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."
Cons: "Too many boarding calls for different levels of service."
Pros: "delayed. equipment failure."
Pros: "Timely departure."
Cons: "My daughter was traveling alone (as a college freshman) for the second time and her bag was overweight. The counter agent was impatient with her and made her feel embarrassed"
Pros: "The Delta staff at the Marine terminal at La Guardia were fantastic and saved the staff that re-issued tickets at JFK."
Cons: "5 minutes until boarding at JFK we were told to transfer gates; upon arriving by shuttle to the new gate, passengers were informed the aircraft was downsized and 20 people needed to be bumped. I volunteered since I had a flexible schedule so Delta re-issued me a ticket at 9am JFK for a 10am flight out of La Guardia. I trusted them I'd make it in time and they said they called taxis for us so we left to go catch them. Actually, no taxis were to be found so we had to call our own and were significantly delayed. I was in the first group of 5 people to be re-issued and arrive at La Guardia. Everyone else bolted but my new boarding pass didn't work and they actually didn't properly re-issue my ticket as I had been booked as leg 3 of my international flight from Malaysia. After they called three different departments including China they were able to print my ticket at 9:54am so I sprinted through the security and to my gate and was able to somehow make the flight as they were closing the door. However probably 14 or so of the original bumped passengers definitely didn't make it."
Cons: "Boarding was inefficient. Plane was packed to the last seat. No food for purchase."
Pros: "plane left on time"
Cons: "seats were too close, luggage was delayed,"
Pros: "On time schedule"
Cons: "The stewards crew was very very very rude. The airplane looked like its going to come apart any minute. We could actually see rust in the wings of the airplane. I think the plane should be retired, for the sake of the flyers!!!!"
Pros: "On the flight I got on the 8:20 to Reagan the flight attendances were wonderful! Defiantly made up for me having a aweful time on the 7:20 flight. I loved your flight attendants on this flight!"
Cons: "So I arrived in Atl was on standby for the 7:20 flight to Dca airport I had already paid $50 for standby! I got cleared for this flight and bumped to delta comfort. I was super excited to finally get upgraded! Then the plane had problems we were then again delayed and had to deplane. We were told this would be a 2 hour delay. I proceeded to try an get on the next flight at 8:20 while asking about a window seat the lady told me I would have to pay an additional $19! Well I had already paid $50. So the nice lady put me on that flight after I had already asked for window seat. She put me in the middle seat! I get that planes have problems and flights are delayed! There was so much bad yesterday then good and I feel like delta should know. It's more and more bad everytime I fly! Please fix these problems!"
Cons: "Landing at Reagan national is generally pretty bad"
Pros: "Quick hop from Cincinnati to DC - efficient, nice flight."
Cons: "Plane was not clean and had dirty kleenex and yogurt containers in the pouch. Flight attendant told me to just not use the pouch."
Cons: "The gate was so far away for a flight that takes 29 minutes."
Cons: "The space was too small"
Pros: "The staff was courteous even after a long night"
Cons: "Very little detail on further travel arrangments were provided"
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: "First plane broken, second plane broken, overall 4 hours late, 2 hours of that sitting in a hot plane"
Cons: "There was a three hour delay for missing crew."
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."
Pros: "Courteous personnel"
Cons: "Almost wouldn't let me check my luggage to Europe as I arrived an hour in advance to flight from Austin to Dallas, ground crew claimed I should've been there 3 hrs early. Says so nowhere. Then flight departure was delayed! No individual video screens, no choice of movies. No food."
Pros: "Flight was on time. Attendants were nice."
Cons: "For the 100th time, you seats are too dang small."
Cons: "Rude crew, no bathroom useage for entire flight and staff would not help handicap with luggage."
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: "It's just like very other airlines."
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: "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"
Cons: "Staff behaviour"
Pros: "The spaciousness of the seating on AA is tops bar none"
Cons: "The cookies and it was cold. Jesse"
Pros: "Staff was wonderful."
Pros: "I think they were holding the plane for a connection flight arrival."
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: "Boarding was simple"
Cons: "For my whole three hour flight a child kicked my chair, i asked the mother politely if she could get her to stop. the woman didn't even apologize and the kicking continued for three hours."
Pros: "Getting off of that plane."
Cons: "I understand delays happen and are sometimes out of your control. However, customer service is something that you can, should, and must control. I witnessed a lack of self control of the American employees (including a Supervisor) and every point of my trip w/your customers. I was embarrassed for the American executive team."
Pros: "I prefer this size plane to the other alternatives."
Cons: "No snacks were offered at all."
Pros: "Flight attendants allowed me to move into an unoccupied seat to have more room. Very polite."
Pros: "once I made it on it was smooth"
Cons: "plane in cos had to refuel so we were 20 late leaving and I bearly made it to next flight in dallas they were closing doors, young people ran but im old so could not move as fast, it was a challenge to not miss flight"
Cons: "I paid $40 extra to select a seat and the seat was a middle seat and very uncomfortable and a rip off."
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: "Wait 4 hours for a delay flight"
Cons: "3rd flight with AA this year. Luggage damaged for second time."
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: "It is the first time in my history of flying AA, the plane took off on time and landed early! When buying this flight, I was dreading the headache I would deal with choosing this airline: delays, delays, delays, and extremely poor customer service. But much to my surprise, from check in to landing the flight and the process was very smooth. Keep it up AA!"
Cons: "The fight attendants are not the friendliest and they present an attitude for anytime you request something."
Pros: "The flight was on time."
Cons: "Austin employees at the checkout are rude. Atlanta have nice people."
Cons: "Paid over 300$ and got no screen at all, no movies, no bending headrest. This airline is bad quality and overpriced"
Pros: "Flight was good and I am satisfied."
Cons: "My entertainment set didn't work because the headphone jack was broken so that was a major bummer."
Pros: "Ronald fight attendant made our first time to Europe trip very pleasing. He was amazing."
Cons: "nothing everything was perfect."
Pros: "The plane was not too crowded"
Cons: "We could have been on time"
Cons: "No legroom in economy"
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: "Economy class is super cramped. One of the flight attendants was unpleasant."
Pros: "flight was delaye and I almost missed my flight from Dulles to munich"
Cons: "It took an hour and 20 minutes to get our bags from baggage claim which is ridiculous"
Pros: "Got from Austin, TX to DC in less than 3 hours. Comfortable seating. I'm 6'3" and had sufficient leg room."
Pros: "Overall experience was good."
Cons: "The food and the long layover"
Pros: "Extra legroom"
Cons: "No free entertainment options"
Pros: "We liked the crew, they were helpful."
Cons: "We did not like the video on the United flight that used the app. We were not told about this until it was too late and the instructions were not good for how to get the app--they were misleading. I had to go to the app store, not the United website. Also, our seats were changed without our knowledge and the flight description for the flight from Austin to Washington, DC, specified complimentary lunch and there was no lunch unless you wanted to buy it. This should be more clear, so that I can bring my own lunch if there will be none provided."
Cons: "3 hours late departing, missed connection in EWR"
Pros: "I boarded Lufthansa Flight# 568 on June 1st from Frankfurt to Lagos (my Destination) but forgot my pair of glasses. I made a couple of calls and was finally able to get a contact email address for firstname.lastname@example.org. He is the gentleman at the NAHCO AVIANCE office. He was not only very professional but went over and beyond corresponding well and was able to get the word across to the Malabo Airport where the flight finally terminated. My pair of glasses was returned from Malabo to Nigeria where I picked it up within a couple of days. I was so overjoyed at this display of fantastic customer service. Great job by the excellent team at Lufthansa. I'm going to remain with Lufthansa for future trips. Signed OF."
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."
Cons: "Gate attendant accused me of trying to get "free extra baggage" when I simply asked whether there would be gate-checking on this particular flight."
Pros: "Very nice crew"
Cons: "Audio jack did not work and no one bothered..."
Pros: "Great crew, especially crew from Leesburg, VA, and Baltimore, MD. Made it fun!"
Pros: "On time. Enough space ."
Pros: "Quick flight, good service"
Cons: "Delay on return flight."
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."
Cons: "Delays no good..."
Pros: "Crew were nice and flight was on time."
Cons: "I didn't know i needed an app before i will be able to enjoy entertainment on board, so i had to pay for internet to be able to download the app to be able to watch movie. PA system wasn't gud."
Pros: "The London based crew: attentive, kind, relaxed, sympathetic and very professional in a relaxed fashion."
Cons: "The food is terrible, the rest adequate. Since all airlines cahoot to have same prices the choice for the passenger is quality and United does not offer a great deal on that subject."
Cons: "Delay without updates. Almost missed my connection. No TV."
Cons: "Price was not competitive"
Pros: "There was plenty of room because the flight was less than half full. There was a very friendly and helpful female flight attendant with an Asian ethnic background."
Cons: "It was impossible to check in online because I have a U.S. Green Card. Something should be done to fix this. It shouldn't be too difficult. There was a gray-haired male flight attendant who was extremely negative and unfriendly. Perhaps (I hope) he was really a security guard. But if he is going to serve people, he has to understand the concept of service."
Pros: "Everbody seemed nice. Smooth ride."
Cons: "The back bins get filled too quickly. Same issue going and coming."
Pros: "My flight was early every time"
Cons: "All planes were booked fully"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Wasn't offered a snack. Was in the BR whe they were handed out."
Pros: "The services very nice"
Cons: "It's very good service"
Pros: "The connection Austin to Newark, Newark to Amsterdam"
Cons: "plane could be cleaner"
Pros: "I liked nothing"
Cons: "I didn't like everything. All my United flight were delayed, the international was cancelled after waiting for 7 hours of delays."
Pros: "My other passengers in First Class. Your crew was also very kind and well mannered."
Cons: "I spent over 150 for an upgrade for a red eye for a flight I already spent over 500. Your crew lacked attention in service and one specific crew member (male) woke me up twice due to the loudness of his voice. Disappointed in the quality for the amount spent."
Pros: "Seats were comfy, and the snack (caramel-filled waffle cookie) was a nice little treat."
Cons: "I didn't know to download the United entertainment app in advance. Once I found out at boarding, it was too late."
Pros: "Entertainment options were great, and the food was decent."
Cons: "The seat were really uncomfortable."
Pros: "Curtesy of staff"
Cons: "No seat reclining at all. Feeling very stiff by the end of the fight."
Cons: "The plane was so damn HOT inside. Then we sat on the tarmac for 40mins, while being cramped inside with no word from the flight crew, on why we were not taking off. Worst and most uncomfortable flight in years for me and the rest of us suffering passengers on board.... Horrible Horrible Flight"
Cons: "My bags were tagged to Dakar but my final destination was Conakry. I was told my United that South African airlines doesn't have a "luggage contract" with ASky so my bags could not be tagged to my final destination. This is bizarre because Kayak didn't inform me of this when I bought my ticket otherwise I would never have bought that flight."
Cons: "Very rude crew."
Pros: "Flight was on time and crew was pleasant and professional."
Cons: "Snack and drink selection was poor."
Cons: "My 3rd old was very hungry and I reached out to cabin staff for any kind of food for purchase, they turned me down saying I need to wait for another hour till the dinner time. Did not provide any help there."
Pros: "The plane was exceptionally nice,"
Cons: "Although I purchased my ticket more than four months prior, due to some complication or miscommunication between SAS and US Air, my seat had been filled and someone had to be "bought off the plane" with a voucher and better seat. If someone wouldn't have taken the offer, I would have missed all of my flight waiting on a new connection."
Cons: "It took almost 15 minutes to get my bag back that I had to gate check. We were not allowed to carry on."
Cons: "Small glasses of water were offered very infrequently. Needed much much more"
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "I have gotten used to the added costs for baggage. At least they didn't charge me for a seat assignment this time. The crew were nice and the flight went well."
Cons: "Added fees for seat and carryon luggage."
Pros: "Everything went smoothly for the most part. Any chance you will get on flight wifi soon?"
Cons: "Lost bags"
Pros: "Getting off the plane was the best part"
Cons: "Babies crying kicking my seat screaming in my ear"
Cons: "Rude lazy attendants. No effort to offer even water to me on a two hour flight. All they wanted us to do was clean up trash to make their job easier. Nickel and dimed and this kind of service?????? Also didn't need a repeated 15 minute sales pitch for a credit card!"
Cons: "Same screaming infants. They were able to sleep but allowed to roam aisles."
Pros: "very warm staff"
Cons: "Plane was dirty, flight delayed, lost my bag, awful."
Pros: "On time, smooth landing, polite flight attendants"
Cons: "Seats, tray tables, pay for carry on"
Pros: "Staff was nice"
Cons: "They have stripped down the seats of this plane to make more room to squeeze in more rows. The seats are incredibly uncomfortable even for my short 3 hour flight. The try table is less than the size of a half sheet of paper - you simply cannot put your laptop up and work. $35 for a carry on, nickel and dime you for everything including a drink. Last time I will be flying frontier!"
Cons: "the crew was incredibly rude (to others and myself) the flight was delayed three hours and we weren't notified until we were supposed to board"
Pros: "It was fine--took off, polite crew, and landed safely. Can't complain about that."
Cons: "Our plane was delayed for over an hour. Picking up a bag from Frontier takes forever because you have to check what would otherwise be a carry-on. I wasn't aware of this as it was my first time flying with Frontier. Knowing that, I'd be able to schedule better. Don't love that they don't really give any refreshments or snacks."
Cons: "The initial price did not include a free seat . Had to pay $16.00 extra for a seat."
Cons: "Your seats and absolutely terrible. What kind of an idiot designed them. Yes sure you added a few extra seats but the comfort level is horrible. I had so much back pain for sitting on those garden plastic chairs"
Pros: "The crew was fantastic!!!!"
Cons: "Seats were too close. Hardly had room to move at all."
Pros: "The price but then you get charged for everything else without being Told before hand"
Cons: "Seats, loadness. Service, temperature of plane, space, smell, baggage charge."
Pros: "Crew was fantastic, plane was very clean and new. I dont know how to answer the entertainment question since no entertainment was offered."
Cons: "Mechanical issue delayed flight for an hour, glad it was fixed. I wish the online confirmation was clearer, it looked like i had to pay extra for a seat i had already paid for. It would be an improvement if online confirmation made it clearer as I wasted about 20 min trying to just confirm."
Pros: "Dirt cheap flight. you get what you pay for. Outstanding flight crew. Check-in personnel really tried to get everyone checked in and to their flights on time. Because their is a fee for overhead baggage, they actually have less bags to deal with during the boarding process. I like that, but I wish my check-in bag was free as a result."
Cons: "-most uncomfortable airline seats I've ever sat in. -bring your own food and drink, because they charge for everything including water. -I have to pay to select a seat in the very back of the plane? Really? -At Denver, Frontier seems to send every flight out at the same time, so you literally have 7-10 different flights trying to check in during the same two hour window. Get there early and check in online."
Pros: "...at least I got to see my family?"
Cons: "Air travel has been categorically unpleasant for a long, long while: this much is understood. Sometimes flights are late, or turbulent, or full of people you don't want to share your space with: that's all inevitable chance. I know all that; I'm sympathetic to all that. This was worse, and it was clearly their fault. That is: my flight suffered from resentment-inspiring discomforts, specifically due to how Frontier runs things. - They've finally found a seat spacing that discomfits even those of average size. I'm 5'8", and could find nowhere to put my body and my backpack that didn't crush one or both. - There's not nearly enough time to actually clean a plane between flights; that's understood. However: I'll happily wait the extra 10 minutes it takes to vacuum broken crackers off my chair and underseat. - Even the small courtesy of crackers and soda are subject to charge. COME ON. When my legs have been tingly since an hour into a cross-country flight, and my stuff covered with crumbs from the previous guests, trying to charge for all but water just feels extra-galling. TL;DR: unless you're a real light traveller on the compact side, or taking a short flight, the corners Frontier cuts are too tough to economize."
Cons: "Having to sit on the plane for four hours in the same position of the seat."
Cons: "All frontier cares about is nickle and diming their customers. The flight was not too much less than any of the other airlines, but I should've done reviews before choosing them. They charge you $20 for your seat on top of your fare when you try to check in 24 hours early. They charge more for a carry on than a checked bag. They do not provide anything complimentary during the flight. Drinks are $2. Overall, I spent just as much as I would've with Southwest of American, but I felt ripped off and unappreciated. If you want a loyal customer base, Fronteir, I suggest you change your flight policies. This is 2016 and customer service is everything."
Pros: "Another passenger got a little light headed during the flight and the crew did excellent well on helping and resolving the issue."
Pros: "Discounted fare"
Cons: "Nickel & dime for everything Called others up in the checkin line, who were late for their flight before us, causing us to be late and miss flight. Do yourself a favor. Pay a little more, and get a better flight."
Pros: "The flight attendants and staff were friendly"
Cons: "The flight was delayed and they didn't even keep us posted as to what was going on with the flight. By the time we arrived to the gate, our gate was occupied so we had to sit on the plane for an even longer amount of time. If anyone had connecting flights, they would have missed them by far."
Cons: "The seats are horrible! It ruins the entire flight! Uuugh."
Pros: "The only two things I was dissatisfied with was baggage claim how nearly after 25 minutes finally our bags came. The second was the air stewards. They kept smashing into me and I was sitting on the aisle seat. One was skinny so I don't know why she kept bumping my arm the second one was overweight and even if he sidled he still would brush passengers's parts of their body on the aisle side. The tall skinny stewardes walked very heavily and I was trying to nap and everytime she walked past it woke me up. She needs to learn how to walk lightly that's my feedback"
Pros: "I don't usually even do reviews but since flying with Frontier from many places. But being military and flying from multiple cities and going with Frontier I have experience super cheap tickets through other websites, quick check ins, free baggage because I am military and non-stop flights that have great take off and arrival times. Frontier is my favorite out of the many other airlines I have taken."
Pros: "I liked the amount of space I had in my seat that I voluntarily paid to have."
Cons: "The seat itself was not very comfortable. Also, a member of the crew was either not masking her disdain for her fellow crew members very well, or has a wicked case of resting-bitch-face, it was kind of off putting."
Cons: "You should let your kayak users know that frontier doesn't allow carry on bags the way most airlines do and that you have to pay $30 for one. It's deceiving"
Cons: "The seats are extremely thin, very closely positioned, absolutely everything is for a fee, so if you weren't exhausted from sitting, you were exhausted from getting nickel and dimed. I will stay away from any Frontier flights from now on."
Pros: "This trip was affordable and arrived on schedule! All I need"
Cons: "Baggage costs a little high"
Pros: "The plane was clean, the staff on flught was professional but I already knew I would have to pay for a carry on so opted not to take one. Stepped on board with a bag to go under a seat which was the only saving grace for a flight with this airline. A reasonable price if you aren't taking much."
Cons: "After the flight I looked at my credit card statement and noticed a LARGE, unexplained charge. (When I say large I mean 4x the price of the original ticket). Turned out that when I checked in they decided I needed my full middle name because the initial wasn't enough, even though that's all they originally asked for. Then they automatically charged me for the change without notifying me! Reported it to my credit card company as fraud until I found out what happened. They ended up refunding the charge, admitting they shouldn't have charged it in the first place, but what a hassle! Not an airline for passengers who care about their money."
Cons: "Didn't make flight because online boarding pass would not scan, and there was no crew at ticketing counter to assist. I was told by TSA, and not the airline, that the same crew at the ticketing corner moved to the gate to board people 45 minutes before flight. Because I was there 40 minutes before flight, I got zero customer service. This was my first and last time flying Frontier! I wish zero stars was an option."
Pros: "If you fly Fontier, you know you have to lay for bags. Nothing surprising there. Overall flight was good, price was great."
Cons: "The flight crew prior to getying on the plane were rude and outlandish. They have no tact and were not respectful to travelers. You have to payfor what others consider complimentary services. In addition, the flight was delayed with no explanation. I will not be flying frontier again."
Pros: "I have only flown major Airlines carriers my entire life until last week when I booked a flight on Frontier Airlines. I was as impressed with this airline as any others that I have flown in the years past. I would definitely recommend this airline and will be flying it more in the near future!"
Cons: "Since it is a smaller carrier, the destinations and times are limited. However, I will Frontier anytime that I book a flight and it fits my itinerary! Great airline!"
Pros: "Good crew and cheap flights."
Cons: "Both destination and returning flights were delayed. I knew about the carry on and checked baggage fees, but it was still a bit of a hassle. Make sure you pay during booking to get the best prices. I did NOT know all drinks and snacks were an extra charge. If you know all this ahead of time and don't have a time schedule, it is a great, inexpensive company"
Pros: "Can't believe I was charged $45 for a carry on bag each way. Soda and coffee starts at $1.99. Was not informed byKayak and priceline that these fees would be in place. The only good thing is this is a nonstop flight Austin to Las Vegas that on united and American has layovers."
Cons: "I will fly Southwest next time because the fees added up to almost $100.00"
Pros: "INITIAL PRICE was cheap Crew was pleasant Boarding was easy."
Cons: "I was charged for everything. My carry on cost me $40 there and $30 back. I blame myself for not reading the fine print but come on. Chairs don't recline anymore. The "tray table" was a deep as my smartphone and only twice as long. I'm a 5'9" 180lbs male and i still felt cramped. No leg room or width of chair."
Cons: "No leg room In-flight sales (just add $.99 to the ticket and give free soda.)"
Pros: "Being able to change my seat"
Cons: "Rude attendant on the plane"
Pros: "Nothing, it was the worst flight that I ever take."
Cons: "Customer service was a bummer. Charge for carry on? !!!!!! It's like stealing. It's stupid and it's not fair. The seats was so tide, it was like clastrophobia. All in all, bad experience ever."
Cons: "The entire experience was horrible. The flight was delayed 6hours in which initially it was due to fog, then no plane available as all.other airlines departed, and there was no representative available during the entire process for Q & A. I had to take another in order to arrive in ATL for a business meeting which I missed."
Pros: "That I finally got home after a long wait in the airport not knowing what was causing the delay."
Cons: "After you add in all of the extras like paying for your seat and carry on baggage, the price isn't as attractive as represented. It was a topic of discussion on the flight when we finally got off the ground. There were 5 gate attendants working the flight that had no earthly idea what was going on and when they did find find out they wouldn't share the information. Overall not a good experience. I can't see a situation where I would fly Fronteer again."
Pros: "Getting off the plane. It was a moment to celebrate- my last Frontier flight ever."
Cons: "The charge for carrying ON a bag. Being told plane was at gate, but couldn't leave at 7a as sched because pilots needed rest. Then being told at 10a that plane was in Houston. Then ultimately leaving at around 11a."
Pros: "Being notified early"
Cons: "Not flying Not receiving a refund our voucher for the (2) 1-way tickets you cancelled & not being refunded for seats we paid to select on a flight that did not exist. Not having another Frontier option until Monday Being asked repeatedly on a call if I'd like to cancel my flight. You cancelled my flight. Give me half my money back."
Pros: "easy to find on Kayak"
Pros: "See above"
Cons: "See above"
Cons: "Mutliple flight cancellations. And the wont refund even 50% of the initial amount paid. I will never fly with this company in my whole life."
Cons: "I missed my connecting flight in Detroit due to my flight leaving late from Baltimore because of bad weather in Chicago. Spirit did not have any other connecting flights until 2 days later. They offered no assistance. I needed to be at my destination the next day for a wedding, so I had to purchase an additional ticket out of pocket from Southwest (staff was very helpful). I recommend removing Spirit Airlines from Kayak."
Pros: "Was surprised with carrying baggage charge which was expensive."
Cons: "Airline is not comparable to other flights listed on Kayak because of extra and unexpected charges for carry on luggage and seat assignments which is big surprise when flying this airline for first time."
Pros: "The crew was friendly!"
Cons: "Seats can't recline, no snacks/drinks served, no leg room."
Pros: "Flight attendants we're great"
Cons: "Seats are uncomfortable"
Pros: "I liked how easy it was to book the flights and how I got to pick which ones worked best for me"
Pros: "The outgoing flight crew was extremely attentive and personable the return flight crew was pleasant also"
Cons: "They were extensive delays for both legs of the flight as well as extensive delays in the baggage claim for both legs of the flight which made it extremely difficult since both flights for five hours long."
Pros: "The air conditioning on board the flight."
Cons: "I did not like being the first person to ask for a random seat and being the last person to board the aircraft. I had to wait after those who came after me. And the staff was very rude. I had to ask for help twice because the staff refused to acknowledge me there because they were too busy talking about personal matters."
Pros: "Seemed like it filled from the back so no stepping over others trying to get to our seats. It departed early and arrived early. The pilot spoke several times and was very welcoming. The middle seat give away was fun."
Pros: "The plane was new and modern."
Cons: "They charge a fee for everything. The price of the ticket was $245. After all the fees it was closer to $350-400. I won't fly this airline again."
Cons: "Spririt airlines is ALWAYS delaying flights... I know this cause I have flown this airlines for about 4 flights now. I just wish it would be on time for a change :("
Cons: "The tight seats, rude passengers, and hour delay because the fl8gjt staff wasn't there on time."
Cons: "Missed boarding by five minutes and they were no help."
Cons: "Seats so uncomfortable"
Pros: "Superb airline service"
Cons: "Abysmal Kayak service. Very poor website design."
Cons: "Didn't know when we booked we'd be charged for carry on luggage & seats."
Pros: "good professional service..."
Cons: "no one speaks Spanish and a lot of the customers did not speak English....please dont forget your Spanish language customers..."
Cons: "Delayed, on take off. Long time getting luggage after flight. Everything cost money even water."
Cons: "OverchargedI had to pay for my luggage which I'm use to carry on being free and the flight was delayed twice!! First they told me 7.15 and it was 8.15"
Pros: "It is comportable."
Cons: "Ticket is cheap.I like that but my baggage's price was too much ecpensive.That's I didn't like"
Cons: "I'm only 5'6" and my knees were jammed into the seat in front of me... wildly uncomfortable."
Cons: "The tray tables are too small"
Pros: "My flight into florida not bad except I thought the plane was going to shake apart for the first 1/3 of the ride"
Cons: "Some how they did something wrong when they put my information in the computer for my return flight departing from Ft. Lauderdale. I was not able to check in and print my boarding pass ahead of time. I called the customer service line twice to confirm that my reservation was intact even though I could not print the pass. At the airport there was no "bag drop" so everyone from all Spirit flights had to wait in a line that was 2 blocks long (no lie.) It took 45 mins. to get to the counter. Once there no one could seem to figure out what was wrong and it didn't seem to be a priority for them as they were putting out quite a few other fires. I stood at the counter for another 45 mins. They finally were able to print my boarding pass. Thank god I was TSA approved or I would not have made the flight. That did not seem to bother any of their employees. They won't be seeing me again!"
Pros: "The schedule. Departure and Arrival."
Cons: "Was difficult for the person that was supposed to pick me up to find me at the airport."
Pros: "I liked the price of the ticket. I was looking for an inexpensive ticket without the bells and whistles and Spirit fit those requirements"
Cons: "DELAY, SERVICE"
Pros: "All done well."
Cons: "so many hidden charges and gimmics. I would strongly recommend to ban this ariline."
Pros: "No entertainment available. Only snacks were available."
Pros: "The pilot was fab"
Cons: "Same as above."
Pros: "Up beat personnel"
Cons: "Baggage fee fiasco that upsets everyone"
Cons: "$55 for a carry on?? You're killing me. Extremely close quarters seating. No food or water. No way is this a better deal than a jet blue once you add in all the crazy hidden costs."
Pros: "Non-stop flight."
Cons: "Leg space was a real downer for individual with serious knee & back problems."
Pros: "the spirit airlines was such and treated the customer like sh####t, also when chek in luggage, they cost more than what they said on online, and cary on they cost $45 , I recommend every body do not fly the spirit arilines"
Pros: "The ticket agents were very professional and courteous, they informed us of the status of the incoming aircraft, so we were informed about the flight being early and upgrated to the front of the aircraft to balance out the plane which was half full."
Cons: "No water to drink, a small bottle would have been nice for every passenger."
Cons: "Being charged for water"
Pros: "I like that we got home safely."
Cons: "The seats seem to be more comfortable than the ride to LAX."
Cons: "My flight was delayed the entire day until the very last minute which almost caused me to miss my flight. Spirit airlines is the worst airlines I have ever flown on. I will never flight Spirit again."
Pros: "The plane left on time and arrived on time. he price was reasonable for no frills. Will travel with Spirit in future."
Pros: "People. Where nice."
Cons: "Under carage noisy."
Pros: "low fare"
Cons: "check in process was confusing- one airport you had to pre-print, the other you didn't, no cell phone tickets allowed. There are higher fees for carry-ons than checked bags. Didn't like the attitude/marketing at all. I've flown other no-frills carriers but these guys just rubbed me the wrong way!"
Pros: "Flight time was good. Pilots were good and flight attendants were good."
Cons: "Flying out of Logan on Friday evening, there was a delay of over 90 minutes. All we got were lazy explanations by the attendants on duty. Nobody seemed to care. Flying out of Baltimore on Saturday evening was a complete nightmare. Flight delay of over 5 hours. No serious apologies were given. had to miss my sat evening appointments in Boston. I don't think i will ever use Spirit Airlines again."
Cons: "Added costs at every turn, missmanaged boarding, unhelpful flight attendants, no amenities, dirty plane!"
Pros: "All went well. We took off on time and landed 9 minutes early. Our bags came out shortly after we got to baggage claim. The bags were not damaged in any way."
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