It was an international flight (more than 3 hrs) and they only gave a croissant with ham and cheese, a granola bar and coffee… and I was sitting on Business class!!!! I cannot imagine what they gave on economy class
It is time to offer real food and drinks.
We were stranded in Bogota until a day later. Terrible service, my family and I are very disappointed to travel through Avianca, they changed the return flights and we lost flight connection, none of them took responsibility and the staff has a terrible attitude
Pros: "Vuelo normal corto"
Cons: "Registro de maletas en el counter fue muy lento"
Pros: "Seat comfortable"
Cons: "Announce flight status and boarding process"
Cons: "better food"
Pros: "Crew seems to try"
Cons: "Avianca seems to ALWAYS have an issue .. late, delayed, etc...but the worst thing is that they don’t live up to their mistakes and reimburse customers for their mistakes. They should be forced to improve their service or be put out of business. Come on Avianca ! Step up your game... instead they know that there is no competition so they just take advantage of their customers. Can we get a new airline in Latin America please!?!"
Cons: "Food was horrible but that’s ok . Shouldn’t be looking forward to plane meals anyway"
Pros: "Seat are good"
Cons: "Was late for one hour again Before we depart give mira juice no choice of soda or water"
Pros: "First flight with Avianca. Truly enjoyed it."
Cons: "Avianca is notoriously late. To be delayed for over 3 hours was extremely unacceptable. This is the last time I will fly Avianca. I would prefer to pay more for another airline than to save money nd risk being delayed. Never again."
Pros: "The in flight entertainment was good. Seats were better than usual."
Pros: "Airport info was inaccurate. Sound poor"
Pros: "Amabilidad de las asistentes del vielo"
Cons: "Super retraso en el vuelo. Y ademas doble cambio en el ontineraroo"
Cons: "Fue un viaje demorado tanto a la salida como el aterrizaje, la sala vip estuvo mala la atención"
Pros: "Good attention"
Cons: "20 minutes delay"
Pros: "On time and efficient. Was a good flight, with comfortable seating"
Cons: "20 minutes delay for maintenance"
Cons: "No tenían almohadas para nuestro bebé, las auxiliares de vuelo poco amables."
Cons: "Siempre salen los vuelos tarde!!! Esta vez dos horas y nos subieron en un avión para llenarlo perdiendo los puestos que había escogido"
Cons: "Flight with delay around 30 minutes"
Pros: "Avianca gives a good overall experience. A modern air fleet based on Airbus 320/1 - 318/319 and big ones like A330 and B787"
Cons: "A snack would be great on short flights"
Cons: "There is always something wrong with Avianca. delays, last minute changes. It used to be good"
Pros: "VIP Room"
Cons: "I always that had bought for 22:15 time they delay the fly."
Pros: "The food was great and free drinks"
Cons: "No wifi"
Pros: "Muy buen viaje buena atención todo"
Pros: "The staff in the Cali airport were helpful in getting a new ticket for me when I couldn't make my connecting flight after the initial delay."
Cons: "My first flight was delayed minutes before boarding in Cali, Colombia and I wasn't going to make my connecting flight in Bogota so I had to be given a new flight."
Pros: "The flight from cali to LAX good. Bogota Airport no so good."
Cons: "The flight from Lax to Cali. Was a long delayed from bogotá airport to cali."
Pros: "They send me in an earlier flight so I can have more time on immigration"
Cons: "there were huge delays of Avianca. There were 4-5 flights delayed. No any information available. nobody said anything, no info. Eventually you got on board of the plane. It got off the dock, and stood quietly in a side for another 30 min. No info, no nothing. I had a bad experience with Avianca, they don't care about. They may have their internal problems, but then don't charge the people this much for awful service"
Pros: "The food was okay"
Cons: ". They left our bags in in Bogota and when I get to Miami only one guy to help everybody and when the extra how came they were very rude to the people who can understand how to fill out a paper work"
Cons: "There is not a day wifhout a delay"
Pros: "I like the staff. Smiled everytime, very respectful and genuine. I would fly with them just for staff."
Pros: "The crew was friendly"
Cons: "Didn't like how the plane was delayed by 45 minutes. The airport staff didn't inform us of the delay nor did the crew staff as we were arriving to Cali. Especially if the crew staff knew before hand that there next flight was going to Cartagena."
Cons: "Siempre se disculpan por las personas que no alcanzaron a recibir la bebida, si comenzaran mas temprano alcanzan,"
Pros: "I arrived earlier and Avianca send me earlier to Bogota to speed my conexión to LA"
Cons: "Sobre vendieron el vuelo y tuve que hacer un problema para que respetarán mi reservacion por que tenia una junta de trabajo"
Cons: "The 1 hour delay!"
Cons: "I was on last row ... couldn't put my chair back and the 1st flight from ny to Cali my chair was broken so I cldnt put my seat back also ... :("
Pros: "The flight attendsnts were corteous and helpful."
Pros: "people is very kind good service"
Cons: "wasn't add to my lifemilles account"
Cons: "Sadly while doing my check in in Cali Colombia the guy doing it which work for Avianca stole my cellphone I left it on the counter for like 15 seconds turn around and he was gone supposedly he had shift change that's very upsetting since anybody could give info they didn't know anything"
Pros: "My original flight was canceled, according to them because mechanical issues with the airplane but I am not sure if that was true. They sent me on another flight thru Guatemala. I got to LA past midnite and lost my train connection to San Diego. I was offered a $150 bonus and so far I have not gotten any."
Pros: "Very efficient. On time. Competent."
Cons: "I have to ask 4 times b4 I get what I want."
Pros: "I'm very happy with the service, attention y confort with avianca and all the staff on my way home, I highly recommend it, I will use the avianca service for my future flights, Thanks A lot to all avianca staff members"
Pros: "Worst company ever"
Perfect for a very low cost flight. In time, safety perfect, and of course no service, just what you effectivement !
Delayed three hours and they knew it but didn’t say anything upon checking in
Cumple con su función, transportar, no incluye comida a menos que se pague un valor adicional y así mismo con los asientos y demás, brindan precios económicos pero tratan de compensarlo cobrando por todo lo demás, si desean un viaje económico y que no dure más de 3 horas el vuelo, recomendando
Didn't fly. Didn't get a refund either.
i was seated apart from my girlfriend even though I bought the tickets at the same time and the flight was half full. what are some of these airlines thinking when they assign seats?
Wingo changed departure time 3 times and kept us moving from one gate to a different one. A 1 one flight took me more than 8 hours. Don't fly wit Wingo, the worst experience ever
Nothing the vendor services and overall process was not an experience I would ever want to revisit again .
Pros: "Crew was great and friendly- good meals on long flights- best airline!"
Cons: "everything was great"
Cons: "Waiting room and security"
Pros: "Crew was great!"
Cons: "Better food or at least option to purchase better food. Needs entertainment and the plane needs a renovation. Very dated interior."
Pros: "Muy cómodo los vuelos"
Pros: "The assigned flight attendant was very nice and did a wonderful job"
Cons: "La organización del embarque y desembarque"
Pros: "It was an easy hassel free experience"
Cons: "I wish I had gotten a window seat on the first flight. The flight was overnight and it was hard to sleep"
Pros: "Yes i like"
Cons: "Improve boarding procedures. Cre was very average"
Pros: "The Crew was amazing"
Cons: "Work to do with the boarding Staff"
Cons: "I really enjoy the flight."
Pros: "Everything was fast"
Cons: "No entertainment at all"
Pros: "Comfortable seat"
Cons: "Give me my baggage"
Pros: "The crew and copa gave me executive class. I really appreciate that because I was very tired."
Cons: "The boarding spend a lot of time, and the flight was late"
Pros: "Liked the simplicity of such a small airline and local routes. Make for inexpensive travel."
Cons: "Overbooking is common and being placed on standby is unnerving when in a foreign country. The booking and reservation process needs to be looked at closely to prevent such happenings."
Pros: "Excellent attention, very good food. Very nice flight overall."
Cons: "Not charging me 340$ by threatening to cancel my return flight if I didn’t pay."
Cons: "Hi, the windows are always dirty or greasy in four of eight flys that I flew. Tanks for asking."
Pros: "Everything excellent"
Cons: "Not st all"
Cons: "Flight and crew were awesome! No media in the plane and pretty tight."
Pros: "Confort and great service."
Cons: "Everything was perfect!"
Pros: "The service, staff friendly."
Cons: "The line at the airport in Bogotá. I checked in online and it didn’t save me time. It tokk me over an hour to drop my bags off."
Pros: "Excellent service and on time"
Cons: "Food could be improved a bit more."
Pros: "More legroom on this flight & it was packed."
Cons: "The customs forms were outdated. Had to fill out the proper ones upon landing."
Pros: "Efficient and no hassle. Spacious leg room. On time."
Cons: "No complaints. Perhaps the crew could have smiled more."
Pros: "Fast and orderly boarding. Everything was as they described in their web page. Read carefully and you will know what to expect. On time and very attentive personal"
Cons: "None really. Is a low cost airline, do not expect amenities or entertainment or confort."
Kayak has not issued me a ticket for my second leg. And no one responds to me. Horrible service never again.
The first flight was delayed 1:30 minutes to take off We arrived within time to fly the next but we’re not allowed. We were told to wait another 6 hours for the next flight and was given a voucher for a hamburger. 😣 UGH. Very awful. The second flight was late to board 1 hour again. Not a good experience at all.
We bordered at 408pm Monday on time from Medellín to Bogota but when on the plane we sat on the runway from 420 to 700pm.. they never let us off the plane judt said logistical issues. I had a connecting flight to Quito Ecuador from Bogota the same say at 748pm. We landed in Bogota at 815pm missed my flight. I was told to call my provider Kayak.com ans Kiwi.com No replies until 7hrs later. In which they denied the plane even left the terminal as they said it was canceled but hey I have photos and sent them and they still couldn't belive it. So I sent proof and now they argue with me about waiting 3 months for repayment of the connecting flight. I've spoken now 25 agents all differnt names all giving differnt information. Never seen a company in 37 years be so unprofessional
Airline staff are very helpful, airline is extremely punctual, polite, and organized, aircrafts are especially clean and comfortable.
This was my first flight with LATAM, and I loved it! After not being able to reach my final destination on Spirit Airlines, I booked a ticket with LATAM. I unknowingly booked a first class ticket, but I was not disappointed! I had never been in first class, and I was so impressed with the flight attendant politeness and attentiveness, meal service, spaciousness, comfort, and window views. I would like to fly them again!
Pros: "I am loving the fact how the crew are disembarking and embarking passengers. So far better than many big companies out there in North America"
Pros: "The seat was comfort, good attention, flight on timing 😇"
Cons: "In several times the plane went down and up, and I think the pilot had no experience or it was the first time flying"
Pros: "El vuelo fue a tiempo y sobretodo muy facil de obtener el pasabordo. La gente muy amable y eficiente. Gracias!!! The fly was on-time, I got the boarding pass easy and fast, stuff was Wonderful!! Thanks"
Cons: "At this time all worked perfect for me the way how it is."
Cons: "Our flight was cancelled with no explanation created a nightmare for us and latam did not step up. Very disappointing"
Cons: "Plane delay made us leave after midnight."
Cons: "Flight was late by 1 hr 20 mins, Latam should have informed us better on delays and resulting changes."
Cons: "Latam Airlines has the worst service for the fare paid. We were charged for two carry on bags while other passengers with same bags didn’t have to pay. Crew gave us stupid explanations to justify charging us like you are in the boarding group 7 which we never asked to be placed. It’s the airline business to choose some passengers to charge $100000 Colombian pesos for getting bags, and then after being forced to pay for the bags crew doesn’t give a receipt so we wouldn’t have proof of the fraude. Charging for bags is at discretion of crew. When buying the tickets for me and my family I checked the policy about luggage and the website doesn’t state about being charged for getting regular size bags like ours."
Cons: "The seats were very uncomfortable and cramped."
Pros: "Very smooth, great staff."
Cons: "Water available in waiting area."
Pros: "It got us there safely."
Cons: "Communication was lacking. there was also no one at the check-in counter."
Cons: "The Wamos airlines really bad plane, no tv working."
Pros: "short flight, on time"
Cons: "Boarding was too long, longer than flight"
Cons: "airport in pereira held the flight for two hours, so I missed both my connections in bogota and miami. LATAM was nice to give me a hotel for 3 hours of sleep, but I arrived a day later and had to buy a new ticket"
Pros: "Seats were fairly comfortable"
Pros: "The plane was better than the one we came into Colombia on."
Cons: "Offering water would be really great. Can it be that expensive to offer a cup of cold water?"
Pros: "The flight crew were okay. They only offer water for free, if you want food, you need to look at the pricing in the catalog. a cup of coffee for example would cost you 3000 pesos which is free if you take Copa or Avianca airlines. The seats were not comfortable either, just the same as others."
Cons: "At least offer something to eat and drink on flight."
Cons: "Yes the boarding it was terrible"
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "excellent in alla aspects"
Pros: "El segundo avión más fonfortable"
Cons: "Cancelación de vuelo, salida tarde del aeropuerto, no brindan si no agua. Salida tarde de cartagena. No informan nada."
Pros: "Crew on board were nice"
Cons: "Staff at front desk were not friendly, baggage pricing and restrictions were unclear. Did not allow for online check in ahead of time. Service at check in desk very very slow"
Pros: "Not much. The quality of the service of lan after the merger with tam has decreased substantially"
Cons: "Our connecting flight was late and we missed the last flight. In the new flight they lost one bag. After 41 hours of traveling latam surely ruined our holiday memories"
Pros: "it was a very nice and pleasant trip!"
Pros: "Each of the flights arrived on time"
Cons: "Documentation initially was a bit vague around which legs of the 2 Stop Flight would be handled by American and which would be handled by Latam though that is probably more of the website problems"
Pros: "Good seats and service"
Cons: "Hidden bag fees make this airline a low value-for-money option."
Cons: "Hidden baggage fees. Extra fee to check in a bag was not disclosed at the moment I purchased my ticket. This airline doesn't even provide water to passengers. It's as stingy as it gets among all other airlines I've flow and value for money is poor."
Cons: "It is unbelievable that in an international flight they don’t give even a glass of water at least we pay extra for it. The tickets is not cheap at all for receiving so bad service"
Pros: "The flight itself was great. No problems with with the actual process of boarding or landing. The flight was even ahead of schedule. The problem was with the transfer."
Cons: "Normally, international-domestic transfers are pretty difficult to coordinate. This particular one (Bogota>Miami, Miami>San Francisco) seemed particularly so. On top of being just enough time to wait for our bags, drop them off with the next airline, walk across the airport, enter security (which went exceedingly slowly), we had just enough time to get to the gate before boarding. This is why I gave a lower rating."
Pros: "Food is good. Customer service is great."
Cons: "They didnt put movies."
Pros: "Friendly crew Nice rate Very fast and friendly check in"
Cons: "Difficult to do web check-in Very expansive to make changes in the ticket"
Cons: "First of all I bought my ticket through Kayak, but apparently something called the flight network was the issuer of my ticket apparently they are and travel agency in canada , first i needed to change my ticket and they could not do it , then I dis not use my outbound flight because I needed to get to my destinantion one day earlier and yesterday i received an email saying that my return flight was cancelled. they told me that since i did not use my outbound they automatically cancelled my return flight, I ended up loosing 300 USD because of mis information from that travel agency , the people that answered my call were very disrispectfull, this has been the worse experience and ai ended up loosing all my money I had to purchase another return ticket."
Cons: "I was a little confused with the checking, due to the use of the new machines. I am not confortable using computers."
Pros: "Ticketing and boarding were well executed."
Cons: "The service was slow and not very helpful."
Pros: "Cabin crew excellent!"
Cons: "A little miffed by having to deboard and reboard on the outbound leg because an air conditioning problem"
Cons: "Poor leg space Entertaiment Poor food"
Cons: "1 hour delay....., without explanations-"
They said that i never bought the flight and cancelled my ticket. I had to pay 200,000 pesos for taxi and book a hotel because there were no other flights that night. I will never use expedia for flight booking again.
The flight was delayed for starters. But it’s such a short flight so everything was okay for the price. Seats don’t recline and no refreshments were offered but once again, the flight was quick and smooth.
Me cobraron demasiado por una maleta de mano
I could'nt make checkin by internet im from another country the aplication did not work i told them and they charge me becuase of that, i had seat reserve and still they charge me.
Very good airlines viva love it 💕
The flights on time, they call in order of rows and more best they call by rows starting from front to end when arrivals and that avoid the passenger be together snd come out in order.
We missed our flight because no one spoke english and we had issues with documents and by the time we fix it was too late to make our flight and then we had to pay $600 to book with a different airline
Nada funciona en el internet para cobrater 70 dolares x equipaje
They broke my siutcase and I wanna my money back a new siutcase
Flight from Cartagena - Bogota - Lima. When I arrived at the airline counter in Cartagena to fly to Bogota the reps requested a PCR test result from me although for travel to Peru within 24 hours, only an antigen test is required, not a PCR test. I had a negative Covid antigen test result from the airport clinic just before checking in for the flight. Subesequent to that, I requested that that the airline at least honor the flight from Cartagena to Bogota thinking that when I arrived in Bogota, as it is a more international airport, I would be able to convince a manager there that the current travel regulations to Peru only require a Covid antigen test within 24 hours of travel to Peru. The airline reps and manager refused to even honor my flight ticket from Cartagena to Bogota athough no Covid test at all is required for travel within Colombia. The female attendants scoffed at me. Furthermore, the male staff person got incredibly aggressive with me in front of everyone in the airport to the point where I had to step back thinking he was going to get physical with me. In all of my travel to 54 countries and 51 years of travel, I have never been treated this poorly by an airline. I had to go to the counter of another airline where I was able to purchase another ticket to Bogota and was able to fly out that hour by paying for another ticket. Fortunately, my bank has granted me a chargeback although I was forced to pay more for a ticket purchased at the counter of another airline. I am SURPRISED this Viva Airlines is even in business!
Worst experience with an airline in 51 years and 54 countries of international travel. Reserved a flight from Cartagena - Bogota - Lima. When I arrived at the airline counter in Cartagena to fly to Bogota the reps requested a PCR test result from me although for travel to Peru within 24 hours, only an antigen test is required, not a PCR test. I had a negative Covid antigen test result from the airport clinic just before checking in for the flight. Subesequent to that, I requested that that the airline at least honor the flight from Cartagena to Bogota thinking that when I arrived in Bogota, as it is a more international airport, I would be able to convince a manager there that the current travel regulations to Peru only require a Covid antigen test within 24 hours of travel to Peru. The airline reps and manager refused to even honor my flight ticket from Cartagena to Bogota athough no Covid test at all is required for travel within Colombia. The female attendants scoffed at me. Furthermore, the male staff person got incredibly aggressive with me in front of everyone in the airport to the point where I had to step back thinking he was going to get physical with me. I have never been treated this poorly by an airline. I had to go to the counter of another airline where I was able to purchase another ticket to Bogota and was able to fly out that hour by paying for another ticket. Fortunately, my bank has granted me a chargeback although I was forced to pay more for a last minute ticket of another airline at their counter. I am surprised this airline is in business.
I guess my comment is on the extras and as they charge for it, you know is a low cost service, but the extras or unknown could be charged at a much normal rate.
Cons: "The baggage it wasn’t included in my ticket so the prices was more expensive also the reservation was a big problem with your company kayak never show up my ticket in the aerolínea."
Pros: "Check in at the airport was very helpful"
Cons: "Customer service at the airport is terrible, had a hard time with two employees with attitude and poor customer service"
Pros: "Puntuality the most"
Pros: "Seat uncomfortable. Crew okay. No space"
Pros: "The plane was new. For a low cost airline the seats were confortable for a short trip."
Cons: "Terrible airline. No one seems to know what they are doing. Very unprofessional, bad experience from beginning to end"
Cons: "Seats more comfortable, please!!"
Pros: "Not at all!"
Cons: "Worst experience ever!"
Pros: "Nothing at all. Rude crew. Tricky rates! I know that is a low cost fly, but for the first time in my life this people charged me for the check in. Unbelievable"
Cons: "Really, all! Money grab low cost airline! The worst experience ever!"
Pros: "I first thought the price/value was good; however, I had to pay to check in, I had to pay for my bags, I had to pay for water."
Cons: "Everything. I will never fly this airline again."
Pros: "Staff at the airport"
Cons: "I didn’t know that you had to check in at least two hours before the flight. Had to purchase another one later in the evening. Staff at information at the airport were incredibly helpful!"
Pros: "The crew was helpful."
Cons: "The flight was delayed"
Pros: "Efficient crew, comfortable seats."
Cons: "Children should not be seated in emergency rows— this delayed our flight almost an hour."
Pros: "I arrived safely in Bogota."
Cons: "Having to PAY to check in at the airport, having to PAY to carry on a bag... this is ridiculous. What seemed a bargain at first glance ended up costing me WAY more than buying a more comfortable airline with more amenities. They are the Spirit Airlines of Colombia. Avoid them."
Pros: "Excellent service!"
Cons: "Excellent service!"
Pros: "Not much. The pilot was communicative."
Cons: "The staff were pushy and rude to me when they told me at the gate, when I was about to board, that I could not have a backpack and small purse. This is not what I understood when booking and is not clearly explained at the time of purchase. One attendant at the gate in particular was forceful and rude when insisting that I pay over $66 in cash at a moment when going to the ATM would mean potentially missing boarding and not arriving back in time to the gate. This process, which I agreed to because two staff members gave me the impression that I could not travel on the flight unless I paid right there instantly in CASH (completely ridiculous), caused me anxiety and took a long time, too long given the urgency of boarding the flight. I had to wait for change for 5 minutes and as a result, I was the last one to board. It should be noted that this process of paying for a maleta in hand at the gate had been preceded by having to pay over $20 in cash to print a boarding pass, which required another ATM withdrawal and fee. This is a weak and predatory business model, which seeks to exploit people’s need to travel and their anxiety. This was carried out in a completely unprofessional and manipulative manner by the staff members. This kind of behavior is unacceptable and exploitative."
Cons: "Paying to print out a boarding pass. Paying nearly as much for a checked bag as the flight itself"
Cons: "The flight was delayed due to a mechanical issue which resulted in a missed connecting flight. Luggage was also lost and the United Airlines pawned me off to Air Canada. Air Canada flight was canceled and the second flight was delayed by 4 hours. Luggage has still not been located."
Cons: "The only airline that charged me for a damn backpack"
Pros: "no delay in departure and on-time arrival"
Cons: "Had to pay for baggage exceeding 6 kilos in weight. Had to find the internet cafe at the airport and pay to print our boarding passes. Agent at the gate would not print nor was there a kiosk to print it."
Cons: "Purchase directly from VivaColombia website or not at all. We were forced to pay $40 each in additional fees to board the plane (including a fee to print our boarding passes) all which we weren’t expecting. Boarding was a mess, the crew were nice."
Pros: "i arrived"
Cons: "extra fees"
Cons: "They forced me to check my bag although I had taken it inside all planes . They lost my baggage for two hours and nobody was responsive. Very poor management including the supervisor. Nobody spoke English."
Cons: "They appear to be cheap but they charge for any small thing including printing a boarding pass and also checkin a carry on. Which overall turns out to be way more expensive that other airlines. Besides their customer service is very bad. they lost my baggage and didn't explain anything for more than 2 hours."
Pros: "The flight attendants were very helpful and professional"
Cons: "Not a dislike, but the boarding process was different than USA."
Pros: "Siendo una compañia colombiana, por lo menos regalen el cafe y no instantaneo. Que pena"
Cons: "Hay que pagar por todo adicional y esos costos son altísimos, por ejemplo el agua cuesta dos solares, almpahar la maleta en el counter sale carísima al final termine pagando lo de un tkt en una aerolínea comercial cualquiera, sillas estrechas, la atención muy mala y no hay nada de entretenimiento abordó..... no volveré a volar nunca más en esa aerolínea!!! Pésima"
Cons: "They won't print your ticket at the check in counter and you can't use an online boarding pass. You have to print one from home or use an internet cafe at the airport that charges $6 to print a single sheet of paper. They jam your carry on bag into a small box. Boarding took longer than the flight! The seats are incredibly cramped yet they recline all the way back, so you're likely to have someone in your lap for the entire trip. Absolutely horrible. Nothing like other high quality discount airlines such as Air Asia which at least treat you like a human being."
Cons: "I booked without realizing that you need to pay for your luggage separately, pay $10 to print your boarding pass and of course pay for all food and beverages. What a pain, not enjoyable."
Pros: "That I got to my destination."
Cons: "The wait time of eight hours. Also that they charged me to print my ticket, and I was charged for a very small carry-on item."
Pros: "Fast, good service."
Pros: "For a low cost company actually the experience was better than others. At least the seat could go back a little."