Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Boarding was efficient and on time."
Cons: "The temperature was so hot at one point I was getting sick to my stomach. Twenty minutes later I was putting on a jacket."
Cons: "On time and a little early"
Pros: "The crew was polite and friendly."
Cons: "Not canceling the flight with no reason given."
Pros: "The cabin crew"
Cons: "The gate agents were utterly rude and unprofessional. If you’re going to be so negative why work in customer service ?!?"
Cons: "Very uncomfortable and very cramped seating"
Cons: "We sat in boarding in about 90-100 degree heat for over an hour. Everyone is drenched in sweat and should have never boarded."
Cons: "The landing"
Pros: "Crew were nice, one grumpy attendant but overall they were excellent."
Cons: "Some of the smallest seats we have sat in on a transatlantic flight. TV monitors do not tilt so if the person in front of you reclines their seats it makes watching a movie very difficult. Forces you to recline but even that is not awesome. Very narrow seats."
Pros: "The crew was polite and professional"
Cons: "At Miami check in, American had 40-60 automated terminals available for self check, but only had EIGHT open for use. Caused a needless bottleneck and the transition from there to the bag drop was also poorly laid out and did not provide a logical nor efficient route from one to the other. fix it!"
Pros: "Friendly and attentive. Communicated well throughout the flight."
Cons: "Just uncomfortable on the tiny planes."
Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "Absolutely no accommodation for seat assignments and the lady at the gate was so rude for even just asking to sit next to my fiancé even though there were tons of single people on the flight."
Cons: "Terrible service from crew. Bad odors from bathrooms."
Pros: "This plane is much better than the American Airlines plane I usually get stuck with on my 8 hour direct flight from JFK to MXP. Please stop using the Boeing 767 jets and only use the Boeing 777 for flights across the Atlantic. I would like to fly American more frequently but not if I think I'm going to get stuck with the planes from the 1980s where there's no personal TV, no place to plug in my phone or electronics to charge unless you carry around a car charger, which I definitely don't, and there's no WiFi on those planes either."
Cons: "Boeing 767 Jets! The food is blah - Delta and Emirates is better. The entertainment needs a bit of an update. Or maybe I just fly too often..."
Pros: "British Airways seats"
Cons: "If we did not arrive at the airport 3hours ahead, and get on an earlier flight we would have missed our connecting flight to England. Do Not book such shoes time between flights because often they are delayed."
Pros: "In flight movies were free."
Cons: "Poor customer service in Spain. Poor boarding procedures. You have to pay for advance seating, even 24 hours in advance. That should not be the case for an international long flight. Very poor food. My friend and I could not sit together on a nine hour flight."
Pros: "The entertainment choices were very good. It made traveling with children easier."
Cons: "The crew. It seems that the US crew has gotten used to treating customers like animals and giving treats to deplane or calling security is a norm now. They seem to forget that they are working in a service industry. On our flight which was international and long they had quarantined the entire back rows for themselves and one of the bathrooms was also for their use only. In addition they had two choices for the meal they served Chicken and Pasta and they mentioned to customers that they had run out of Chicken. One of the passengers in our group of seven could not eat pasta as she had dietary restrictions after surgery and they told her too bad and she should have ordered a special meal. When she spoke up she was threatened with security. This person is a respected physician in her community and understands the service industry well. The worse part is the crew then proceeded to eat chicken dinners right behind her seat and continued to talk rudely about her. They had not run out of chicken meals just kept them for themselves. It seems American Airlines spends lots of advertising dollars about choosing to fly with them but is forgetting to train their staff about being nice to passengers."
Pros: "Once we were finally on the plane everything felt comfortable and looked newish."
Cons: "DO NOT FLY AVIANCA IF YOU HAVE ANYWHERE YOU ACTUALLY WANT TO GO! The flight was delayed by 7 hours. We were told different stories Time and Time again by the ground crew. Either the plane was on the way or it was turning back, or it had landed or was perpetually 20 mins from landing. At one point, they did slip and admit that they actually had no way of actually tracking the plane, so everything they told us had been wild guesses about what had actually been happening! When some passengers asked to speak with a manager, we were told that the manager was not accepting calls at that time. After hours and hour and hours of delays and lies, they finally found a plane, but we still had to wait an hour for a crew as the original crew was now over their time limit. Once we were airborne, the flight was smooth and the newly cobbled together crew was nice. Zero mention or promise of reparations for the massive delay. AGAIN, DO NOT FLY AVIANCA IF YOU HAVE ANYWHERE YOU ACTUALLY WANT TO GO!"
Pros: "Entertainment is good, polite staff"
Cons: "The food was horrid, the seats are short for leg-room, although this was American Airlines Operated by Cathay."
Cons: "Seats are cramped"
Pros: "Clean, Friendly flight attendant"
Cons: "I don’t understand how a brief meaning less than 30 minutes thunderstorm can cause a five hour delay. Every time I take the route from DCA to STL American is always really late"
Cons: "The plane was a little too hot."
Pros: "Ridiculously close seats Crew interested in talking to each other"
Pros: "Leave and arrive on time"
Pros: "blanket made it comfortable"
Cons: "No entertainment options"
Pros: "Direct service, legroom in main cabin"
Cons: "Flight bought by American Airlines. Not the same quality as British airlines flight."
Cons: "No wifi or chargers or seatback entertainment"
Pros: "Crew was great, boarding was efficient"
Cons: "The planes are very old, for a transatlantic flight to have monitors showing one movie in the middle of the plane is ridiculous. Even my 2 hours Delta flight had personalized screens and entertainment on demand. Really disappointing especially on return as we flew 8 hours during daytime"
Cons: "Lost our bag in LAX"
Pros: "Crew came round regularly with water and snacks and were very helpful."
Cons: "The flight was late boarding and leaving but there was no message from the ground staff telling us why the flight was delayed."
Pros: "Bridget was managing the cancellation lines with finesse, compassion, and urgency. She was a star! The rebooked flight was fast, comfortable, and landed early."
Cons: "Previous flight was canceled and forced us to stay in DC an extra day. Watched flights continue to arrive and depart from our hotel room. Rebooked using the mobile app but could not check in on mobile or at the kiosk. Waited in line for almost 2 hours for AA to simply check us in and print passes. The flight did not get catering refreshed after landing in DC so no refreshments or snacks were offered during the flight home."
Cons: "Having a fat person take up half your seat shouldn't be allowed. They should buy 2 tickets if they take up 2 seats"
Pros: "appreciated having enough room for my knees not to hit the seat in front of me"
Pros: "inflight entertainment was good; food was so-so"
Cons: "Our flight was 'delayed' and as a result had to be put on another connecting flight. Many people on the same flight missed their connecting flights because of it. Because of all the re-booking they had to do, we nearly missed our flight as well. AA is also horrible at boarding."
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "Really bumpy"
Pros: "Thanks Daniel for making my trip to San Diego comfortable!"
Cons: "Didn't get to upgrade to 1st Class, but oh well :)--"
Cons: "On my flight from San Jose to Arizona there were no t.v , so it made for a painful five hour flight."
Cons: "Very streesful flying on American- very late departures- making connections almost impossible. Sitting at gate or rarmac for 49 min- ridiculous!!!"
Pros: "Not a good experience so nothing"
Cons: "AA failed to allow me to check in at initial arrival in Grande Prairie airport so I had to rush to get a boarding pass in Calgary where the AA agent told me it was not an AA problem and sent me back to WestJet. WestJet discovered that it was an AA problem and returned me to the AA counter where it was resolved. Then I had to rush to catch the flight and missed any opportunity to have a decent lunch between flights. Then there was no food offered on the AA flight to Dallas."
Pros: "Again getting moved up to first class"
Cons: "I would have liked to know before I was already seated in Coach."
Cons: "Missed Connection."
Pros: "Flights were on time and smooth. Some of the planes were fairly new."
Cons: "Paid for each bag, on one regional flight the.plane was falling apart on the inside with no padding on the seat, armrest padding coming off the seats in multiple seats."
Pros: "how fast we boarded the plane."
Cons: "The crying babies"
Cons: "Checkin was a nightmare! Not clearly marked and very confusing at LAX."
Pros: "They showed American ninja warrior."
Cons: "Everything. The flight was delayed greatly even though the plane got to Chicago only slightly late. Then they make us board and just sit in the plane for an hour. Then finally we start moving, the plane is uncomfortably hot even with the air blowing on me, the flight attendants look like they hate their life, it was honestly horrible and I will never fly with American Airlines EVER again."
Pros: "Very rude and plane was hot. No air conditioning"
Pros: "Overall smooth trip and congenial staff."
Cons: "This is coming from a western audience but there could have been more entertainment options."
Pros: "Everything very nice peaple"
Cons: "This was a regional jet, and this flight segment was 3 hours. The seats seem to have a little more leg room than larger jets but much less cushioning, and the pitch/shape of the seat back was very uncomfortable. I could barely walk when we reached Houston."
Pros: "flying in and out of COU is the best"
Pros: "The crew was responsive and very friendly."
Pros: "pilot was nice even though delay due to 2-day weekend"
Cons: "better snacks and more leg room :)"
Pros: "Crew was friendly, courteous, and nice"
Cons: "Wifi and power outlets.. even on the small planes"
Pros: "Quick time"
Cons: "Blanket and better gate management at landing."
Pros: "The crew in first was very helpful."
Cons: "vegetarian food on first."
Pros: "Never got on flight."
Cons: "No delays and compensation for inconvenience. Paid extra for seat upgrade which I never sat in."
Pros: "Crew and entertainment."
Cons: "Offer more food and beverages due to long delay and sitting in the plane for over an hour before take off."
Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "Airbus seats comfortable but not the same on the Boeing 747"
Cons: "Good morning I had a very bad experience. I called a day before my flight and inquired about my luggage. Can’t remember the gentleman’ Name but he confirmed the following that I am allowed 1 carry on since I am on the mileage plus and I have to pay my other baggage which I did online. My carry on is smaller than the usual carry on’s Standard yet they didn’t allow it at the United check in luggages and made me pay another $40. They allowed so many other passengers with lots of stuff and bigger carry on . It is all shown on your surveillance cameras and recorded on your customer services phone calls. I don’t know why I was treated and discriminated like that. I felt bad and humiliated about this incident."
Pros: "enjoyed the movie selection was compensated $100 for the delay"
Cons: "the flight was delayed 3 hours."
Pros: "Boarded on time"
Cons: "Sat on tarmac in United plane at destination (Denver) from 2:40 pm to 3:35 pm. Waiting on a gate to unload...just long enough to miss my 3:30 pm United connecting flight. Why couldn’t United have delayed the connecting flight a few minutes knowing we were sitting in another of their planes just a few feet away?"
Pros: "Staff was all very attentive. Funny when appropriate. And authoritative I might add. During taxiing a wayward child was loose in an aisle and got told to sit down over the loud speakers."
Cons: "Free wi-fi could be a game changer for the industry. "We" don't like paying for it, but love it when its free. Sandwiches were all stuck together. Mind you; we had been to Jean-Georges the night before so a comparison is not fair - apples v oranges. Not a fair equation."
Cons: "Flight from Chicago to Zurich-staff required me to check my bag at the gate and pick it up upon arrival to our final destination in Krakow. The flight arrived late, which made us miss our connection. We were re-routed to Munich and then to Krakow. The bag was delayed 24 hours. The reason I only bring a carry-on is so that this situation would not happen. I have never been required to check my carry-on in the past. It was not a pleasant start to our vacation. I had really been looking forward to flying Swiss airlines as I had heard great things about it. I was extremely disappointed."
Pros: "Staff was cool and insured a fast boarding"
Cons: "Rickety plane, lots of squeaking and other sounds. Seats are about just as terrible as the any other airline"
Pros: "Friendly service. Great flight and on time."
Cons: "The flight was delayed more than 4 hours. It was a bad experience with United."
Cons: "United just did not do it for us on either end of the trip. Miscommunication and 3 hour delays on this flight before we could board. The poor girl at the front desk had to take verbal abuse because the higher ups don't give her any truthful information t work with. Terrible."
Cons: "Flight delayed missed connecting flight. Second flight delayed missed connecting flight. Overnight in airport expected unless united pays for hotel. Absolutely miserable. Paid 430$ one way for a 25 hour flight. Will never fly United again."
Pros: "Great left ok time..."
Cons: "We sat on the tarmac for an hour because no gate was available! I missed my connection by 5 min. When I asked if they could do something (hold the plane etc) since I had a connection they said, “Sir everyone has a connecting flight!” Like I was asking them to move mountains. Point is, United doesn’t care about their costumers. I see them going out of business soon. They have terrible costumer service. I missed the holidays with my family and had to buy a new plane ticket on a different airline because they could not reschedule me on time!"
Pros: "Smooth flight"
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: "Everything! The customer service was terrible and cold. Non refundable tickets should state in huge red writing that they are non refundable!!!"
Pros: "Crew very efficient and nice"
Cons: "Being it’s a flight from Japan a more Japanese meal would’ve been better"
Cons: "I'd rather use a different airline that allows you to watch the tv monitor on the back of the seats for free. Delta allowed it and they were great."
Pros: "We had a comfortable, on time, and uneventful trip in the "friendly skies" of United. Can't ask for more."
Pros: "The timing"
Cons: "No food, no great entertainment,very tight space"
Pros: "The crew members were great"
Cons: "VERRRRRYYYY OUTDATED"
Pros: "That I got a direct flight to my destination! Which I've never had before."
Cons: "That there was an hour long delay. What if I had a connecting flight?"
Pros: "Someone was sick on the flight while baordjng and it took over an hour for clean up.. we were an hour and a half late. Snacks are ridiculous...really? All the airline can offer is a small bag of mixed pretzels? Think you should offer more choice or larger option for a 4 hour flight."
Cons: "Delayed because of mechanical problems and did not announce gate changes."
Cons: "Flight was delayed two hours because they were waiting on an aircraft, which happens but no one to the time to explain or apologize even when asked. An apology goes a long way when you are stuck in an airport with every restaurant closing and you're hungry and tired. Definitely only flying delta or southwest from now on."
Cons: "Plane sat n tarmac for over an hour before crew gave any information on delay to passengers. Missed my connecting flight."
Cons: "Lost $700 on this trip. The refund policy was extremely unclear, and the time window for valid trip insurance was extremely short. The purchase of insurance was useless."
Cons: "Flight was delayed several times due to no pilot"
Pros: "Friendly staff and attentive"
Pros: "although a older aircraft but much better food service and entertainment"
Cons: "The United plane for the transatlantic flight back from Munich broke down. The real problem was i have to rebook the ticket at the Munich airport thru Lufthansa. It was a major hassle and waste of time. this can be handled much smoother if i can get to the United app thru my phone but since i was flying Lufthansa ticket, united website or phone ap wont give me this option."
Pros: "The people were really nice. We left on time or early on most flights which was also nice. Like the variety of liquor and prices for beverage that's offered."
Cons: "The in flight entertainment doesn't compare to delta. Our last plane was getting retired so it didn't have any in flight entertainment and the snacks tasted really old. The other flights had spotty connection at best and was hard to connect to their movies."
Cons: "Wine not good for price. Has to check carry-on bag."
Cons: "No snacks...free"
Pros: "Crew and employee attention"
Cons: "Rude people. other fliers/customers"
Pros: "There was nothing to like"
Cons: "Departed 45 mins late. Flight attendants too old, opinionated and grouchy for the job. Ground crew not any better."
Pros: "I didn't freeze! It left on time and arrived on time."
Cons: "Didn't get one of those little snack bags with the drinks."
Pros: "Michael Reeves was helpful"
Cons: "The lack of communication to tell us why were delayed. No one told us about the flight being cancelled. We had 3 gate changes, told the flight was coming even though it never left its previous airport. Had to call and switch myself to another flight to get out of Okc."
Cons: "Nearly everything.....won't even consider united again"
Cons: "The long delay waiting for pilots kicked out butts. I'm about done flying United."
Cons: "Seating was awful. I reserved a seat in advance & it wasn't there when I checked in."
Pros: "Slightly more room, the person next to me was normal."
Cons: "Could not turn off screen in front of me? Didn't offer Dr. Pepper"
Cons: "Boarded, then deboarded due to missing rivets, flight delayed nearly 4hrs, luggage claim took close to an hour"
Airlines flying from Bucharest Otopeni Intl to Columbia Regional have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
Masks required on board, masks provided
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms
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