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Pros: "Nothing, nada, zip, zero"
Cons: "everything, damn airline overbooked the flight and my flight was bumped to the next day!!!!!!"
Pros: "Excellent service, never any problems"
Pros: "Staff friendless"
Cons: "Business class seat wouldn't recline"
Pros: "The crew members was excellent , and in the future I will use again"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "It was a quiet flight. Flight attendants took care of passengers. Flight followed the schedule Comfortable plane, good space between seats"
Pros: "Accomodating check in, allowing us to take a flight closer to our connecting flight giving us extra time in our departing city"
Cons: "I have no negative reviews"
Pros: "I appreciated the amount of food and drink offered, and the flight attendants were extremely helpful."
Cons: "There were no televisions on our seats."
Pros: "Service both on the ground and in the air was excellent"
Pros: "The movies"
Pros: "Perfect, thank you again, god bless you"
Pros: "No response given."
Cons: "After all these connecting flights especially after being delayed in Cali, the flight in Bogota was delayed and the Avianca crew did not announce it. After realizing it was time for boarding according to the time that I needed to be at the gate from my ticket, that's when people were realizing there was an issue. Once I got to the podium and handed my tickets the staff handed a voucher. There wasn't a hello, we're sorry for the inconvenience or the reason why the flight was delayed 2 hours. I had to ask them why what happened, what is the voucher for, how does it work, what time we were expected to be at the gate. The staff made everyone aware that we needed to be at the gate at 4pm so we can depart at 445pm. The food was okay and the staff looked a little annoyed when serving drinks. I shouldn't say all of the crew but from the back half of the plane the staff looked annoyed if not bothered. Didn't get to NYC until 12am, but had to wait on the runway for an additional 20 minutes. Again no communication on what was going on."
Pros: "Check in 2 luggages for free very flexible"
Pros: "Staff is friendly. Good food, pillow and blanket included. Comfortable flight."
Cons: "They spilled soda on me and kept lights on during flight. Otherwise it was good."
Pros: "Staff is friendly. Good food, pillow and blanket included. Comfortable flight."
Cons: "Lights were left on during flight so I couldn't sleep. Otherwise it was great."
Pros: "The personal at the plane was very attentive."
Cons: "The movies"
Cons: "Flight delayed"
Cons: "It took two hours in line to be told our flight was cancelled. After waiting another hour we were told they did not have alternative flights for us. They refused to have conversation and would randomly leave to the back office for 20 minutes at a time or stop assisting people at all. There were people screaming at the ticketing counter and security was called. In the end we spent 14 hours waiting there for a new flight, got split up and sent to different countries, had to miss work, and were not given any flight credit, accommodation, or even an apology."
Cons: "Very uncomfortable seats, not usual avianca seats. The bathroom had some issues too."
Pros: "The crew was very polite and courteous! Seats were comfy enough for someone over 6' tall."
Cons: "The boarding process was a disaster. Started late, so we didn't depart on time. I also noticed that some passengers who opted not to pay for their seat assignments just sat wherever they felt liked until the actual owner of that seat showed up and were asked to move."
Pros: "Entertainment was ok"
Cons: "Terrible food"
Pros: "The video selection is pretty good"
Cons: "My vegetarian meal was the same both times--soggy bread, unflavored squash. The worst vegetarian meal I've ever had in 10 years."
Pros: "The flight attendants were great"
Pros: "Cabin crew were great."
Cons: "Aircraft was too small & old for such a long flight."
Cons: "Always a problem with flying avianca"
Pros: "Crew was friendly, and they were still able to serve me even though I only spoke English"
Cons: "My entertainment screen was broken (did not work at all) Loud kids yelling throughout the 6 hour flight made it impossible to sleep or even relax. No one was willing to do anything about it (at least try!)"
Pros: "love fligthing with avianca. never dad a problem. always on time always great service"
Pros: "I had a rough time due to stomach problems."
Cons: "When I asked the attendants for some medicine to help my stomach, they replied they were prohibited from giving medicines to passengers. Since they are not doctors, I understood their point of view."
Pros: "Everything is Excellent"
Pros: "Excellent flight great flight attendants served alcoholic drinks with a delicious meals. I was greeted ny the crew when boarding and exiting the aircraft. Avianca was a wonderful experience."
Pros: "The plane was clean and although it was full it was not incredibly noisy."
Cons: "The passenger next to me needed a blanket and the crew took a long time to give her one. She had to ask several times."
Pros: "I really liked how they gave out a free meal - few airlines still do this."
Pros: "Good service."
Cons: "The sits were ok for the first two hous and then they we're very uncomfortable."
Pros: "I love the uniforms of the flight staff so polished and professional. Great airline for international flights at least you will get a meal and can check one bag for free."
Cons: "I paid for a direct flight and ended up in San Salvador?!"
Pros: "Every thing was perfect"
Pros: "the flight attendants were very friendly."
Cons: "boarding was a complete disaster. the lady at the counter gave me all wrong information. the random screening was done very rudely. not a single staff spoke a word of English which is unacceptable for an international flight. the food albeit not significant after the horrendous boarding experience was terrible, and I had to ask several times for water. Further, for the flight to bogotá, we had called and spent a lot of time on the phone to reserve seats, which were then all wrong once we checked in at the airport. what was the point."
Cons: "Best foot"
Pros: "The passenger next to me..... That's about it"
Cons: "Extremely cramped seats, limited meal options. all I needed was something without pork and wasn't accommodated by a really rude flight attendant. No entertainment on back of seat for nearly 6 hours...."
Pros: "I'm very dissapointed with avianca specially.now that I have a few trips coming up. When I was at the airport I asked the clerked for specific information ,I asked him how much it would cost to take my surfboards if it was going to be to expensive I would just leave them home ,he said no problem that there would be a charge of.$120_150 and it cover the trip until denpasar ,I asked are you sure?he said YES that he would put it on the note and that if I had any problems in NY to just show them the receipt well no need to say.that.when I arrived in NY I was charged again ,the cs rep of the other airline said they wouldn't have charged if avuanca would have put that the surfboard was going until denpasanr when we said that he had done it we looked stupid because he had just checked our bags on the tag until Bali but not the surfboard. So now I have to return and I'm working if I will have.to.end up paying.$1000 in.total.just for my surfboard.when this could have been avoided from the start if the cs rep of Avianca would have told.me the truth or know how to do his Job. What solution can you give ,I feel very annoyed. Thank you"
Cons: "The beverages and punctuality"
Pros: "I was traveling with an injured hand and the flight attendants were very nice & helpful"
Pros: "Let us know in time if we will have delayed so we can tell our family not to be at the airport so earlier"
Cons: "My daughter waiting for me from 5 am till 9 30 pm at the airport.. Because we live 4 hours away from the city"
Pros: "Good service and comfort. I honestly don't eat on flights but they're always offering snacks and meals on quick flights"
Pros: "Everything food service crew"
Pros: "Arrived on time"
Cons: "No personal entertainmemt system"
Pros: "Everyone was lovely anf kind"
Pros: "Petsonnell nice and helpful."
Cons: "Seats on a red-eye did not recline."
Cons: "Boarding process for Copa 808 from Panama City to JFK on 8/25/2019 was mob-like. Attitude of security personnel was unhelpful/resentful when trying to use Star Alliance Gold Lane (Have Premier Platinum on United). My wife got “selected” for special security screening. Almost missed flight."
Pros: "I like this flight very smooth no worry what so ever I will flight again"
Cons: "Copa change our flight to 5 hr layover with no options and panama airport is not comfortable to be there for that many hours unless you pay for the lounge $48 p/person and only 30 mins free wi-fi so very inconvenient. Also that airport closes the gates that are not been use so no one can sit."
Pros: "Premier class services."
Cons: "entertainment and toilet cleanest."
Cons: "My bag was destroyed in my Quito to NY flight. But prior to this, my nag was delayed from Panaman to Quito. I am disaappinted"
Pros: "on time departure and on time arrival. well trained crew."
Cons: "food was mediocre."
Cons: "Follow through on reservations made 6+ months in advance. And the $10 vouchers to make up for your terrible mistake are ridiculous, that does not make up for a whole day wasted. Also, food smelled and tasted horrible."
Pros: "Crew and seat comfort were exceptionally good"
Cons: "Since the flight was arriving at jfk,passengers were required to go thru a security check,prior to boarding.we were restricted to an enclosed area for hours with no water or bathrooms.small children were crying as it was a late night flight. Tsa precheck global entry were disregarded.avoidable"
Pros: "The crew was amazing!"
Cons: "I think everything is ok right now."
Cons: "Crew was not friendly"
Pros: "The comfort"
Cons: "Did not like the food"
Pros: "Good service"
Pros: "Flight was on time and crew was friendly."
Cons: "Having to screen my carry-on luggage twice, at airport entrance and gate entrance, was a shocker."
Pros: "Convenient times."
Cons: "Service level was pretty amateur—late food, understaffed, had to ask for things repeatedly. Business class seats are very dated."
Pros: "Drinks & food was ok"
Cons: "Delays and changes in flights"
Pros: "Entretenimento, tripulação cordial e malas chegaram corretamente."
Cons: "O raio-x antes do embarque foi muito tumultuado. A comida não estava muito boa e como sentamos no final só sobrou uma opção. Não tinha cobertor para todos e nem travesseiro."
Pros: "I have no complain about nothing . The food was good better than nothing . The crew are very polite very Alert with the passenger. The was excellent very pleasant."
Cons: "The Airplane is narrow a little uncomfortable when you need to get up and you have to pass by between passenger."
Pros: "They offer food and free alcohol. This is not common any longer in the US."
Cons: "In Panama City during a layover, we had to go through security a second time."
Pros: "Seats very comfortable & price for Business Class very reasonable."
Cons: "Boarding crew didn’t speak English but, tried to be helpful. No one shared there would be 2nd security at the gate. Business lounge would only rate 2 stars. Reception team not very friendly. Nothing to eat & no outside food allowed. If you were a big drinker I guess it was great. Crew was nice but, did not make you feel special like on my two flights down."
Pros: "I like the fact the there was a entertainment system for each passenger."
Cons: "I didnt like that the airplane was small for a international flight, also didnt like that the aircraft did not have wifi."
Pros: "On time departure, staff professionalism, service"
Cons: "Boarding process in terms of travelers blocking boarding lane for other travelers to board. An announcement has to be made several times for travelers in groups 2 through 5 to remain seated and not block boarding lane."
Pros: "Served great airline food, and the staff is very friendly. Free alcohol is also available."
Cons: ". When we arrived in Panama we were forced to do security again at our gate which meant we had to throw away the 4 dollar bottle of water we had just purchased only to be stuck in an area with no bathrooms until our flight."
Pros: "I had a seat in the exit row with plenty of legroom flight attendants were pleasant"
Cons: "mediocre food very crowded luggage took a long time to arrive"
Pros: "The staff was friendly, the food was unexpected but welcomed, and the Copa employees were great at staying on top of me and my friend's progress when going through JFK's security almost had us miss our flight."
Cons: "I disliked having to go through security a second time at the gate when we were in Panama. My friend had to chug a water bottle that she had bought at the airport after already going through security."
Pros: "The leg from RIO to ,Panama the crew crew not pleasant, the service was horrible, they started serving drinks to passengers from the first row to,the back and since the plane was completely full it took forever and the 2 flight attend that were in the galley, refused to, give me a cup of water I had to beg for it saying please I Need any liquid (since I was felling nayseas and needed to,take my medicaction) sol she gave me (practically through me a cup of a warm apple juioe) not even offered ice cubes, plus etc"
Cons: "The crew, and the plane is very old not fit, for a such,long flight"
Cons: "No lunch"
Cons: "I was on the last row of the plane. I didn't know the plane could move SO MUCH!!! All passengers in that last row were sick with nausea and throwing up, which shows it wasn't only me! If passengers are going to be so uncomfortable in the last row, it should be sold at all!"
Pros: "left on time and arrived on time choice of meals"
Cons: "uncomfortable seat"
Pros: "Flying business class for significant less money from Rio to NYC/JFK."
Cons: "The seats are 'old style' business class, not fully flat sleepers. On a very flight like Rio to Panama City I missed the the flat sleepers you get on wide body aircraft. On the Panama to JFK flight, the crew was less friendly, while on the Rio to Panama flight the crrew was excellent and very friendly."
Pros: "The crew"
Pros: "This is not the first time flying this itinerary. So , my review counts for many trips. The good: crew, on time, short connection time"
Cons: "Always the worst food. Sometimes, unedible. A bowl of pasta with one tablespoon of tomato sauce. Another choice was tough beef. I mean, really hard to chew beef."
Pros: "The crew was nice, and the flights was on time ,so easy to find the terminal"
Cons: "No food in all from lima-panama / Panama-NY , don't even soda, I have to ask for water. The food ny-panama / panama-lima was horrible test and look like dog food....the company have to change that YES or YES"
Pros: "The confort and food!."
Cons: "One of the flight attendants that made noise taking her luggage from the bin case"
Pros: "good food"
Cons: "they didn't turn the lights when i wanted to sleep on an overnight"
Pros: "Pretty much everything seemed professional and state-of-the-art."
Cons: "It would have been nice to hear the outside temperature announced when we arrived (Delta does it)."
Pros: "Overal a good experience"
Cons: "There's no vegetarian options"
Pros: "Nice and smooth Took off late but got there on time Pilot was pushing baby YEAH!!"
Cons: "If you fall asleep you will miss your meal and go hungry."
Pros: "The attendants were sensitive to our needs. Accommodating. Seats comfortable. Overall great first experience on Copa"
Pros: "The service is always very friendly on Copa. The boarding is timely. So is the off boarding. The pilots fly very well. Great landings and takeoffs."
Cons: "It was one of the most uncomfortable flights I've ever had. I was in seat 10E of a Boeing 737: in front of the exit row and could not recline my seat. The woman to my right was close to 300 lbs and was spilling into my seat. The gentleman next to me kept putting his elbows in my side. The cabin was way too hot -- uncomfortably so -- and the air vents barely pushed out air. The entertainment system on the plane was broken. I couldn't wait to land in NY."
Cons: "no vegetarian options"
Cons: "On top of what happened with the flight from NY to Panama the situation wasnt handle any better for the conexion. There was not priority conection to the inmediate following flight to Bogota. We had to wait four more hours to go to Bogota. Also the sits were accomodated terribly for me (I can understand they had to use what was available) but if Im traveling with a minor the airline should make sure the child is seated next or near me. Even though, I understood it was a detail that simply they did not control correctly, I requested to two flight attendants to please fix the problem for me, but I was totally ignored by both. When I told them a second time, they said to me there was nothing they can do. But coincidencially, right after I was told, he sat one passanger whom have not seat assigned, right in front of me on the emergency exit. The attendant said minors cant go there which is true, but I would have seated there, and my daughter on the sit that I was which was right behind me. That plus another rude encounter with one of the flight attendants when I was getting into the plane made of my experience with Copa Airlines my first and only trip with them. HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE."
Pros: "this veggie meal had dairy, which makes a big (postive) difference for me the entertainment worked much better. although if it had been working on my first flight, it would not have been enough variety in options for movies"
Cons: "seats were too close together not enough water available"
Cons: "The departure was delayed, but we arrived at the time that was scheduled in New Yotk."
Pros: "Everything was great - however check in at JFK was lengthy. But check in at Panama was super quick and easy"
Cons: "We got stuck in taxing for 30 min. We waited for our laggedge more than an hour!!!"
Pros: "Everything was great..."
Cons: "Except the change fee was so high that I would be nervous to fly with them again."
Pros: "The crew was extremely nice. They tried their best to keep every passenger comfortable. They pai attention to details and the most important to me was their pleasant disposition. I love them."
Cons: "The airline does not provide you with a vast varieties of tv shows"
Pros: "I did allmy endeavors, very good service."
Cons: "The flight was delayed at the last minute"
Cons: "Good airline, will fly them again"
Cons: "Food quality can be improved a little"
Pros: "Crew was friendly. First class seats fully reclined."
Cons: "I have flown LATAM several times recently, and ALL the planes are old. They are showing their age. For the prices LATAM charges, they should modernize their dated planes. Also, the food leaves much to be desired"
Cons: "They bumped 60 of us off the plane with no warning"
Cons: "Poor food"
Cons: "Snack . Don’t have 0 snack in the plane"
Cons: "I would like to travel with this airline because is an excellent"
Cons: "Flying on schedule"
Pros: "I love it ! Everybody very friendly and the food was good"
Cons: "Maybe offer a little bit more food"
Pros: "The crew was really helpful and attentive. we travel with a special needs young lady and every body was sure she enjoyed the fly. the airplane was in excellent conditions."
Cons: "The waiting before entering to the lane was long and we didn't understand why we need to be waiting so long in the jet way."
Cons: "more seat space and padding, no charge for soft drinks"
Pros: "Comfortalble seats with entertainment"
Pros: "Aircraft condition, crew professionalism"
Cons: "Boarding process in Lima airport"
Pros: "the crew"
Cons: "seats are the worst I had in 40 years of flying. Very narrow, hard and uncomfortable seats. The leg space was fine, but the seats are terrible. I flew inside Peru with Latam and they were great. I doubt I will use Latam for another international flight."
Pros: "The food, entertainment, boarding and comfortable seating. The check in was great, they changed my flight and I flew direct. It wa really good."
Cons: "The crew was really rude to me"
Pros: "I flew back on a LAN plane and the experience was nothing short of what i expect from LAN. There isnt a single complaint. thank you."
Pros: "I left a scarf on the plain when we landed in NY. And a lamd team member, Kelly, went out of her way to get it back for me right at the airport, and I did!!!! So helpful and efficient and curtious!!! Thank you!!!"
Cons: "There was a 1hour delay leaving Chile, but they made up some time in the air."
Pros: "Nice flight, nice plane. Food needs improvement"
Cons: "Ridiculous long time standing for boarding. This needs to be improved."
Pros: "more space in coach section, between seats"
Cons: "less space for legs in seats."
Pros: "Everything except for the middle seat"
Cons: "The middle seat"
Pros: "Plane was huge and comfortable. Lots of movies and shows to pick from. Crew friendly and considerate. Pillow and super comfy blanket. They offered dinner and breakfast on an overnight flight. Only ate egg and it was normal plane food. We landed 30 min early."
Pros: "Great service and delicious meals"
Cons: "When my husband and I arrived to Lima airport 2,5 hours before our scheduled flight, we could not check in because flight was overbooked? There was a seat for one of us (we overheard same conversation at counter next to our - 2 passengers, one available seat)... Explanation was they had technical problems with original plane and they had to replace it with smaller one and everybody else used online checkin in last 48 hours...Everybody else used online checkin?! Is that the rule? Last 48 h of my trip in Peru i did not have internet access, but if it's the only way to get your seat, you paid for months in advance, then I would find some solution. At the end, staying persistent in our request,we were on the scheduled flight (some "miracle" happened and we got 2 seats, next to each other, as same as couple from counter next to us)"
Pros: "Mad good"
Cons: "It was swell"
Cons: "Had to sit for 7.5 hours with no entertainment as TV did not work."
Pros: "I liked the kidness of the crew, I liked the food"
Cons: "Seat space,"
Pros: "were rescheduled for the flight Lima La2800. Scheduled departure 8.40a.m. Delay 2 hours - aircraft maintenance problem!? Still sitting in the plane in Lima."
Cons: "Customer service was not friendly or helpful in any way shape or form. not concerned for its guests or empathetic. the only thing that came across was that they sincerely didn't care even to make the airline more $$ in selling an upgrade of seats!"
Pros: "I flew business on the new airplane the Dreamliner. The experience was overall good. Very comfy plane. Slept like a baby. The food was the only bad thing I skipped both meals as it tasted like airplane food or frozen food out of a box."
Cons: "Boarding process was a mess. Not a smooth process at all."
Pros: "Flight schedule, inflight service and food in couch was amazingly the best I had in a long time. The entertainment was delightful. The telephone service for questions, while in Peru, was terrible. My flight reservation number was changed and I needed to talk to someone. I had to call the States help line instead of the local number which had a non working automated answering menu."
Pros: "We were lucky enough to have a flight on a new plane. It was in good condition, clean, and had plenty of entertainment options. I was able to charge my phone and the meal was good. my favorite thing was that I was able to check a bag for free!!"
Pros: "Everything. The while team was friendly, from check in on the ground all the way into the air."
Cons: "The flight at first had a 3 HOUR delay do to a "mechanical breakdown". We were told that they were going to bring another airplane from Rio de Janeiro. After the 3 hours passed they were only announcing in Portuguese to board the original plane. They never changed planes or provided a clear explanation to the passengers. Many of us refused to board. This was one of the worse experiences I have ever had. The staff was disrespectful and would not help us. We ended up taking another flight until the following night!!"
Cons: "Company was not able to understand situation and did not offer solution. I lost my money"
Pros: "The best crew and aervice I have come across in many, many year. The aircraft was really nice and conforatable too."
Cons: "Everything on this flight was amazing, I dare say even perfect."
Cons: "Flight attendants not wiling to help!"
Pros: "Not much."
Pros: "Most of the crew was really nice. The plane was extremely new."
Cons: "One crew member jacked my blanket and gave it to a different passenger. Also, my originally assigned window seat was reserved for cabin crew, so I was moved to an aisle seat that was narrower than my previous seat due to its in-armrest tray table."
Pros: "Smooth flight"
Cons: "Worst customer service I have ever experienced!"
Pros: "The crew was very nice"
Cons: "We had an hour delay and 15 minutes since we land to go out of the pkain"
Cons: "I paid for the baby basket service but the airline only gave me the adult seat on the basket row, regardless that I was travelling with my wife. Due to that I had to ask the crew to help me to find a passenger willing to change seat with my wife so that she could travel next to my baby boy"
Pros: "A business class upgrade, lay flat bed, very comfortable. Overall wonderful, made me want to take this flight every time I travel to Chile for business."
Cons: "The flight attendants were not very attentive compared to other business class flights I've been on, especially Delta. Seemed a little rushed, felt as if I wasn't able to enjoy the business class amenities."
Pros: "The airline was very clean. The attendants were very nice. The food was excellent."
Cons: "Because I did not buy the ticket straight from Lan Airlines , Lan postpone my Fly too many days later. I had a meeting that I was supposed to go and I couldn't make it."
Cons: "Better bathroom access for premium economy"
Cons: "Larger plane. Had to crouch all the way to my seat. Seat was comfortable enough."
Pros: "The crew was wonderful and very caring, he made a difference in the overall flight. He was super friendly and ensured that I needed everything that I wanted and more."
Cons: "Probably adding personal entertainment on each seat would be great."
Pros: "It was 3 hours delayed"
Cons: "Fly in time"
Cons: "The flight from Boston was extremely delayed,but miraculasly, the boarding to conecting FinnAir flight 6, took extra 10 minutes, which gave me a chance not to catch it. Though, me and the AA rep., had to cross-run about a mile up and down the escalators at terminal 8 , my baggage was left behind and did not make a transfer to FinnAir 6. At final destination I was asked to file a lost baggage claim. If not the initial flight from Logan, everything should go smoother."
Pros: "All was good with the flight. It was a bit cramped, but it was an old full flight. Not a big deal"
Cons: "Nothing really"
Pros: "Crew tried very hard."
Cons: "Delays. Get on the bus. Get off the bus. Get back on the bus."
Cons: "The legroom on AA's new planes is atrocious."
Cons: "No legroom at all & PA announcements were twice the volume of other media on entertainment system."
Pros: "The fare rate. The boarding crew were good. The onboard crew were not too friendly. No smiles."
Cons: "The seats seem to be tight. I’m only 120kbs and 5’ and yet I’m having a hard time squeezing into my seat. The food was ok. Entertainment is a big zero. The plane is okd style."
Pros: "We took off and arrived on time. That was the only thing they did right."
Cons: "The service was terrible. The stewardess was clearly doing exactly what she needed to in order to not get fired."
Pros: "Nice crew"
Cons: "I booked a LATAM flight for a 10.5 hour flight specifically because they have better in flight entertainment. I arrived at the airport and found it it was operated by AA. 10.5 hours with zero in flight entertainment. HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE."
Pros: "The dinner was decent"
Cons: "There was NO in-seat entertainment or place to charge mobile devices. Very uncomfortable seats. This plane was very old. 9.5 hr flight was pretty unpleasant."
Pros: "Loved the individual TV & ability to charge my cell phones"
Cons: "Very tight leg room, no food to purchase, no snacks."
Pros: "Not very much positive to say unfortunately. The staff were good and did as much as they could to keep up feed and happy."
Cons: "The plane was extremely old and dated. Never been on such an old plane with no up to date equipment or facilities. The chairs were very uncomfortable and the food was awful. There was no personal entertainment screen for an 11 hour flight and only one of the safety demonstration screens was working during take off. Also no plugs at all."
Cons: "New plane and excellent service. The flight was on time and the crew was very servicial."
Cons: "No individual TVs, electric plug nor WiFi"
Pros: "Comfortable seats, attentive staff"
Cons: "More non dairy food obtions"
Cons: "Poor customer service"
Cons: "There was a 3 hour flight delay in JFK but to be honest there is a lot to do in the airport and Nice bars and shops next to the gate so I was occupied. Annoying for family picking me up in Scotland however."
Pros: "Delicious food. Very smooth flight had a great time traveling with this airline"
Cons: "The seats were uncomfortable and tight."
Pros: "I was surprised by the amount of room in the economy cabin."
Cons: "Check in very slow! The computers used for passenger self check in didn't work well. It took 6 attempts to read my passport, it never did read my green card, wouldn't accept my frequent flyer number. Other passengers were similarly frustrated. The attendant couldn't have been less helpful. I joined a line to check in with a counter clerk. The counter positions were seriously understaffed. The clerks seemed to be working quite slowly and were quite unconcerned about the growing line. I'm glad I checked in early for my flight!"
Pros: "Sad to say nothing"
Cons: "- boarding is poor in NY - service in plane extremely bad. Need to train their flight agents -they stole perfumes ((4) bottles and my watch Overall the worst airline I flew so far"
Cons: "Lost connection"
Cons: "Check in was total chaos. Food was horrible."
Pros: "It was on time and there was a pillow & blanket waiting in every seat."
Cons: "Poor video screens, no choice in fils without downloading & paying for their WiFi, and film language kept changing randomly from English to Italian!?!"
Cons: "crew did not pick up the food tray for a long time crew borderline corteous"
Pros: "I like assisting crew"
Cons: "Please make WiFi free low speed. Write anywere "Gate numeration is overall, without terminals""
Pros: "More leg room than expected, food was airline food, but not that bad considering. Plenty of beverages, great selection of movies. Hour delay leaving, but arrived only half an hour late."
Pros: "Ice cream as a snack was a nice surprise."
Cons: "This was a nine hour flight and the entertainment system was very old. There were screens in the middle of the plane with the movies chosen for you. On a flight this long, the customer should have options. You also were not able to control your the air. So the flight was freezing! The lunch options were meatballs or cheesy pasta. I thought these were risky. What has happened to chicken?"
Pros: "I initially booked my flight via Kayak for a cheap no hassle price"
Cons: "My initial booking was with Iberia Airlines and a few days prior to my Flight was switched over to American Airlines. Had i known I would be flying with AA, I would have opted for a more expensive option as I've a great disdain for AA. My flight from JFK was not the model aircraft I was promised and thus did not have ac chargers or Wifi in the plane. In my opinion, I was bait and switched via Kayak"
Pros: "Leaving the plane was my favorite part. Entertainment was one of the best (American run flight and plane)."
Cons: "Seats were very cramped and did not recline enough to get comfortable. Temperature of the cabin was hot then cold. No sleep again. But the cabin crew looked refreshed in the morning. Guess they had better seats. It should be a law that all airline employees from the CEO on down should only be able to fly in coach. Maybe then the seats will get better."
Pros: "I like AA because they are honest and kind. I received good value for my money."
Pros: "they would not let me up grade and there was plenty of room to upgrade"
Cons: "I am handicap and was not given a upgrade"
Pros: "Flight was ok, staff was professional and friendly. A good cleaning would be great. I'm average height and light build for a woman but I find the seats really are snugger than ever."
Cons: "AA didn't notify me of their change to my itinerary so I missed my flight, they cancelled my return flight from Europe, and only offered to refund my ticket when I spoke to a supervisor. I drove 5.5 hours to another city to catch a flight to Europe, believing my return ticket was valid as AA first told me, only later to learn they cancelled it. Thanks to AA, I currently I have no return ticket. Others on this flight and on my later Iberia flight were cursing AA loudly so I don't think my issue is an anomaly, but is more likely AA's new standard of conduct."
Cons: "in the gate the crew didnt let me took my only hand bag i have with my personel things including my medcian and cupe machine for brithing they say that my bag is big but itwas in the standert that i was allowed to take up to airplane i think the reason was i was the lat passenger to go in the air aplein and no space t o put the hand bag"
Pros: "The comfortable sitting and good hospitality by staff. Timely departure and smooth landing of aircraft."
Pros: "Seat comfort, the crew and the actual flight were good."
Cons: "Due to the extended delay I didn't get back to my apartment in NYC and to sleep until after 3 a.m."
Pros: "The service AA provides is very constant in time and that is good"
Cons: "Chairs could have more comfort"
Cons: "The seats are terrible. On the first leg I couldn't use the back of the seat. Four hours hunched over in a tiny space is not fun."
Pros: "Lots of free movies."
Cons: "No free food."
Pros: "On time, clean plane."
Cons: "Crew announcements are too loud! What is that all about?"
Pros: "The rebooking services provided by Tawanna, who was very pleasant and helpful in a stressful time."
Cons: "Not getting home."
Pros: "I arrived at Dusseldorf"
Cons: "First flight was delayed 5:30 hours, so I was moved to different flights because I would not have made my connections but those flights were uncomfortable and had bad service and the people working didnt even so much as offer me complimentary peanuts"
Cons: "Pathetic airline service especially towards senior citizens.. One of the worst airline.. Poor baggage tracking system and Etihad staff lacks knowledge about their own airline.."
Pros: "Great flight attendants and agents, employees care about providing quality customer service to the consumer."
Cons: "No media device on the plane to provide entertainment and the seats are uncomfortable and tiny. My wife is 5'4" &120 lbs and found her seat uncomfortable...we were also sitting in comfort seats. It is 2016, please stop the madness of having coast to coast flights with no entertainment available."
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats, no entertainment available"
Cons: "Practically no food was served."
Pros: "The flight was short, only 1.35 hours."
Cons: "To start, the boarding process is a chaos. First class and executive platinums should board first, but of course the gate agent was completely clueless and rude, even to an ExPlat. Althiugh the flight is only 1.35 hours, I was surprised that flight attendants didn't even make an effort to offer a drink service. No turbulence or anything, just seems they were lazy."
Pros: "I was in economy + which had good leg room"
Cons: "Overhead bins for economy + are placed elsewhere. Preselected meal not available and was delayed in serving the alternative for 20 mins. Entertainment options include TV shows with 1 episode to pad the numbers"
Pros: "Lots of offers of water; great entertainment package; decent leg room and storage for items; fast deplaning; on time; also because the flight wasn't full they blocked off the seats around the bathrooms making it easier for people to stretch, chat and walk through that area--it seemed like the smart thing that crews might overlook but made a big difference for people with kids and those who wanted to stretch."
Cons: "maybe it's because I was behind the wing but I didn't hear a single word they said over the loudspeaker."
Pros: "The crew was very pleasant. Boarding was very organized and quick. The lady that checked us in was very pleasant to everyone. Joked around to make you feel more excited to board the plane."
Cons: "The seats were tiny. Not much comfort in that. There wasn't any food or drinks offered. We hit turbolance the entire time (not your crews fault)."
Pros: "Quick flight"
Cons: "No videos to watch; had to supply own due to short flight."
Pros: "The security line was the shortest I've ever experienced and I loved that the gate wasn't far"
Pros: "I flew from Manchester NH to Miami with a layover in Newark. I had 7 people in my group with three of them being children. I did not choose seats before departure date and when we arrived at the airport we found that we were all in separate seats. The attendant noticed this and immediately moved people around to make sure the children were sitting with an adult. It was a small commuter plane so I was very surprised anyone would change seats. Thank you United for a great experience"
Pros: "Overall Good Flight"
Cons: "Food selection"
Pros: "Every thing was ok"
Cons: "Nothing compares to QANTAS!!!!"
Pros: "The flight was smooth and the flight attendents were friendly."
Pros: "newer, quieter jet"
Pros: "Everything was on time"
Pros: "Got delayed at the gate, New flight plan lead to more fuel being needed. Over an hour at the gate."
Cons: "My seat's audio port was broken. Multiple earphones did not work properly"
Cons: "Plane broke had to deplane... Missed flight due to shorter layover than expected"
Pros: "Never again with United small seat dirty bathroom only 2 restroom for 300 ppl"
Pros: "Ride was good. Attendants were good. Other passengers were cooperative and compliant."
Cons: "This plane, as most others nowadays, was cramped for space."
Cons: "Flight was bumpy all the way to Newark , didn't like that"
Pros: "Nothing This was the worst flight I had in all the years I am flying with United"
Pros: "Great crew attitude, food very nice, aircraft clean and comfortable, everything on time."
Cons: "I hadn't understood that the seating was 2-2-2 in Business. I was happy that the seat next to me was empty, but would not have liked it if it had been occupied. I wonder if they've done this to preserve some benefit for Furst Ckass passengers. I'd rather fly BA or Air Canada in business fir this reason."
Pros: "The service"
Pros: "We had a good flight on a beautiful day. Smooth ride no weather or atmosphere issues. Thank God. Stewardess was very polite."
Cons: "Wheel chairs were not provided in time. We had to wait till airline emptied and still wait. Cause of lack of assistance for wheel chair transporters. Some had connecting flights, pray they made it there. The ones that came to pick us up one two persons for eight people could not do the job. So we were taken off air craft n put out in lobby, to wait for all to be off the aircraft and then transport, one at a time to baggage claim area. Transporters and stewardess did a very gd job. Just the lack of help. Air conditioner on plane was off, so even ten minutes of smell bathrm, is just too much when air conditioning is off. I got very congested and had to use the inhaler, after a couple of sneezes due to environmental allergies. On top of that, cleaning people got on to clean w chemicals, only to affect me some more. Now I stuffed up, feel horrible, nite was bad with asthma n allergies that could have been avoided."
Pros: "Can't tell something out of the ordinary. Friendly crew."
Cons: "Uncomfortable all the way, remind me planes from the 90`s"
Pros: "Fast flight, on-time"
Cons: "Old plane, uncomfortable seats, really dirty looking bathroom"
Pros: "Boarding was organized and easy. The crew was great"
Cons: "Everyone is so crammed together in economy that even just a few hour flight was really uncomfortable for everyone in our row and we were all average sized people. I am 6ft tall 180lbs and had the aisle seat but still found zero comfort in the seat and leg room. The gentleman next to me was even smaller than me and he struggled too"
Pros: "Courteous and friendly employees..helpful"
Pros: "We had a delay and everyone was very helpful!!"
Pros: "I had a great flight"
Cons: "The normal when you land and getting off flight"
Pros: "Flights were on time..."
Pros: "Hated it. No personnel for guidance or help. The One employee there was rude and non communicative Changed carousels without notification. My luggage ended up in another section of baggage and I had to walk in search occur helped by some foreign travelers from a different United flight."
Cons: "Baggage retrieval. Confusing. Rude employee. Unhelpful. My husband circled the airport 4 times while I hunted down my bag and found it in a different location. It was a horrible experience."
Pros: "Polite crew"
Cons: "Stinky plane"
Cons: "They should offer free movies and this silly bags of nuts; can someone be more creative?"
Cons: "A caramel waffle is definitely better than salted pretzel sticks but the airline should at least offer chips or cookies."
Pros: "everyone was quick, efficient, and customer oriented. seats were comfortable and the snacks were nice."
Pros: "The boarding process was excellent and the crew was very carismatic, nice."
Cons: "How the pilot end the flight. The lights were on and I could not sleep at all."
Pros: "My co flyer"
Cons: "Departing do late, and this is the second time on a row"
Cons: "Terrible horrible late crowded for locked in bathroom by crew!"
Pros: "The timing of the flight for Tuesday night was right I don't have that much delays !!!"
Cons: "A lot of turbulence but what can you do."
Cons: "Untied airlines is the worst airline!!!!!!! Would rather just book through other specific airlines instead of going through here and getting placed with untied! I missed my connecting flight bc they couldn't get their own plane door open!!! Scary!!!!!!"
Pros: "The leg space was great."
Cons: "The wifi never worked in either of the planes. There was mechanical failure and we were laid over in New Jersey for 3 hours. I paid $1200 dollars for two tickets that were suppose to fly us out to San Juan from Atlanta but a layover in New Jersey had to happen first. However the lay over ended up being 3 hours vs 1 hour and we missed a night in our hotel because of it. We landed in San Juan about 3 am and we took United flight from Atlanta at 3pm the afternoon before so we were beyond frustaited being that it was our Anniversary and all. So I will try not to fly United EVER AGAIN."
Pros: "Very efficient and timely"
Pros: "I got to Newark before my luggage, i missed my fly to boston. in Dominican republic there was a two hour delay."
Pros: "Arrived a bit early."
Cons: "Constant changing of gates, lengthy layover and turbulent flight."
Pros: "Nice Flight Crew"
Cons: "There was no leg room what so ever! I am 6 foot tall and around 275 pounds. The seats were made for children, not made for an adult. My seat was so uncomfortable my legs actually went numb, mainly for the fact that I couldn’t move because of how tight the seats were. I have flown many times and this was by far the most uncomfortable flight ever! I will never fly again if this is how planes are going to be."
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