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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 13h 52m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on American Airlines ($781) and United Airlines ($835)
From Cali to Santa Ana, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Friday is the most expensive. Flying from Santa Ana back to Cali , the best deals are generally found on Thursday, with Tuesday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Cali you will be using Cali Alfonso B. Aragon Intl, often referred to as Cali Airport. You will be landing at Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty, also known as Santa Ana Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Sears we’re comfortable"
Cons: "Flight was delayed by 30 minutes for no reason"
Cons: "Flight Miami to Panama was late"
Pros: "Great services!"
Cons: "The food, the movies."
Cons: "Better food"
Cons: "New movies"
Pros: "The flight was good!"
Cons: "Normal airplane."
Pros: "Good AND polite service"
Cons: "Entertainment was awuful"
Pros: "The kindness of your personnel’s tethers"
Cons: "There is always An smile that help service!"
Pros: "Well-organized boarding process, friendly staff."
Cons: "Couldn't check-in electronically through Copa, as I bought tickets through United. Had to call to confirm all good, which it was."
Pros: "The food, the crew, the comfort..."
Cons: "It was perfect!"
Pros: "Very nice crew and service."
Pros: "The crew was great. They were very attentive throughout the course of the flight."
Cons: "Late to leave gate/ cramped"
Pros: "wonderful crew"
Cons: "the food was terrible. Copa has really gone down with there food. Usually international flights have good food."
Pros: "The crew was amazing. The time was great and on time."
Cons: "The good is very poor."
Pros: "The crew was very good. Comfort is poor..."
Cons: "Wider seats."
Pros: "TV options, meals, check in"
Cons: "The bus shuttle in Panama and in Bogota."
Cons: "el desembarque largo por las obras de reparación del Aeropuerto de Panama"
Pros: "It felt like we were finally appreciated as guests again. We actually got what we paid for, and it was EXCELLENT!!"
Pros: "Under normal conditions, an average Copa flight is better than most other airlines. And even though I can't point at any one particular thing that I liked best, I can certainly say that this was a well-above-average flight."
Cons: "Food is not what it used to be."
Cons: "Some food"
Pros: "Crew dedication"
Cons: "Cramped seating 5E"
Pros: "-crew was very friendly -flight was on time -clean airline"
Pros: "The flight was quick"
Cons: "My tray was broken so I had to eat on my lap . Seat didn’t recline and no entertainment"
Pros: "Great food , great service."
Cons: "Nothing everything was great."
Pros: "Nice crew, very helpful."
Cons: "No vegetarian menu."
Pros: "There’s a glitch on this page that is not allowing me to select 5 stars for my overall rating but everything was FABULOUS! Sweet attentive sharp staff. Would definitely travel with Copa again."
Pros: "service and food"
Cons: "The connection at Panama."
Pros: "On time as usual, good service"
Cons: "The temperature, too cold"
Pros: "The entertainment system of the first plane"
Cons: "The food can be better but it isn't far from great."
Pros: "All aspects were good"
Pros: "The flights left on time"
Cons: "The food is really bad"
Pros: "Modern aircraft and good service"
Pros: "The crew was super nice"
Cons: "Again, international flight, cold, no blankets offered. No wifi or charging stations."
Pros: "Connecting flight with a meal!"
Pros: "They gave me a upgrade!! What else did I want."
Cons: "Not even there yet...Apparently plane did not meet safety standards. Inconvienced family that had to drive all the way to Orlando, take time from work, waiting for me to return and I now I'm 5 hours late. Staff was not helpful and advised we go talk to customer service at the airport. The flight was also not the smoothest and left many unhappy customers, that won't return to Copa. I understand things happen but they were very unfriendly about this situation..what's the point of spending all the $ on insurance for this situation to occur and there's no compinsation for it."
Cons: "They didn't give me a blanket nor pillow. The touchscreen of my seat didn't work and told de flight crew to arreang it and do nothing. The flight from San Francisco got delayed one hour and lost the connection in panama to San Salvador. Horrible service."
Pros: "I really liked very single thing. i´m really very satisfied with the attention. thanks a lot"
Cons: "Cabin crew based in South American countries don't speak a word of English."
Pros: "Speedy and timely checking, tasty free meals, friendly staff"
Pros: "Everything was smooth and fast"
Pros: "Licor gratuito"
Cons: "Easy to book the flight online"
Pros: "Everything! Omg and the food was so great! Awesome airline!"
Pros: "Flight was on time. The representatives at the counter very polite and professional. Excellent overall"
Pros: "Plenty of legroom and the boarding process was very smooth"
Pros: "The movie selection, the moving map"
Cons: "Did not make this flight"
Cons: "Not as crowded as the LAX to PHX"
Pros: "Overall very good flight!"
Cons: "Nothing much!"
Cons: "The flight was very good. The landing sounded rough with a lot of braking. Crew were really friendly. The food was expensive but fresh sandwich. Plane was beautiful. Lovely flight overall"
Cons: "AMERICAN IS THE WORST. Never flying with them again. My flight was cancelled, &they would NOT rebook me until 2 days later. REFUSED to compensate for the hotel I booked for the night. Held my baggage hostage & would not return it for a whole day. And their customer service is non-existent."
Cons: "Flight was delayed twice, and the flight was very bumpy and the pilot really had a bad landing."
Cons: "The man in the aisle seat was so obese he took room from the middle seat, which caused that person to lean into my seat. I spent three hours leaning to the right against the wall. If the airlines are going to make the seats smaller, they need to make arrangements for people who don’t fit in the seats. Entertainment didn’t work."
Cons: "Very bad operation at the gate i was ticketed with a new ticket because the flight was late and others and i miss a connection the agent who was at the end of her shift gave me a ticket in error i was pulled off the plane and not permited to fly until the next day"
Pros: "Being able to pick your seat ahead of time, comfortable leather seats, snacks, on-board entertainment and free carry on make it worth paying a little extra over the other budget airlines."
Cons: "Constant delays. Maybe it has more to do with O'Hare itself than AA."
Cons: "Having to check our carry ons. We noticed another passenger had placed two carry ons in the overhead. If others are doing that, it forces others to check their carryons."
Pros: "Smooth ride, good service."
Cons: "As soon as I boarded I noticed a strong urine smell. It didn’t really go away, or I just got used to it."
Pros: "On time and convenient"
Cons: "The food, the service and it was delay"
Pros: "The crew was nice"
Cons: "More than 3 hour delay, entertainment system audio did not function and the flight path was set to Palm Beach instead of Orange County."
Cons: "Late , didn't make it on our flight back to Santa Ana"
Pros: "Nice newer plane, beautiful."
Cons: "Though I was in a elite preferred seat (not biz). I had about 6-7 inches from my face to the built in screen in the headrest. Hard not to notice that I couldn’t move an inch without hitting the seat in front of me or passenger next to me."
Pros: "Crew was nice."
Cons: "Turbulent flight, little leg room, old plane, delayed, no entertainment."
Pros: "Too many commercials on the TV before being able to watch the show."
Cons: "The aisles are not wide enough and people continue to hit me with their luggage and hand bags. Always the people waiting block the entrance of the gate when it is time to board."
Pros: "On time, crew was helpful and kind, entertainment options were vast."
Pros: "Friendly Crew."
Cons: "The food that was served."
Pros: "Real nice people at check in and flight crew was really nice"
Pros: "The AA flight attendant staff served good food and enough snacks and beverages to make me feel full on my 11 hour flight. The selection of movies and music was very diverse. And tge flight was an overall enjoyable experience."
Cons: "The check in"
Pros: "Very smooth trip from beginning to end."
Pros: "On time and easy boarding."
Cons: "I am amazed at how much people bring on board the plane with them and then those of us who only bring the limit, one small backpack are asked to place it under the seat in front of us. This is unfair and causes us to lose leg room. Monitor what people bring on board!"
Pros: "Crew was very nice. Free snacks provided on plane."
Pros: "On time and very professional"
Cons: "The snack had coffee in it."
Pros: "There was a TV. Crew was friendly and professional."
Pros: "I did not die"
Cons: "planes were old, they lost my checked bags, the seats did not recline on a 5 hours flight, the movie was the same for everyone on the plane, food was a disgrace, seats were so small I was pretty much bitting my knees the whole trip. Overall, I am ever flying with American Airlines or Latam ever again."
Pros: "I enjoyed the Gps chart showing the flight data from takeoff to landing."
Cons: "Didn't happen"
Pros: "Rapid boarding. On time performance. Plane was reasonably clean."
Cons: "Seats were tight but OK for a 3 hr flight. AA allows first passengers to carry excessive carry-on forcing later boarding passengers to check everything."
Cons: "Upon boarding the aircraft, the attendant at the gate told me to check the size of my carryon bag against the test dimensions, which I did. My bag fit but I had to press the side in slightly to make it fit. She said it had to slide in without me pressing on it and proceeded to make me remove items from the bag in order to board the plane. I walked down the ramp with my extra pair of shoes and a book in my hands. As a result, I had to place my bag far from my seat due to the added time. My bag easily fit in the overhead compartment with room to spare and my being made an example was a completely pointless exercise."
Pros: "Staff was honest. Pilot and ground representative kept us updated."
Cons: "Delay while we waited for a crew from Denver and nobody cleaned the plane while they waited. Instead the crew arrives quite late to find a dirty plane. While the plane was being cleaned our Co-pilot was reassigned. We waited on the plane while they scouted up a different co-pilot. This caused another delay. Staff did the best they could but the organizational incompetence was not lost on the passengers."
Pros: "santa ana airport"
Cons: "charged me ＄50 when i checked in my suitcase."
Pros: "The entertainment selection was wonderful."
Cons: "The flight left on time but arrived late by at least 1/2 hour. I am small but the seat was narrow: my neighbors kept on hitting me when they moved. And I think it is terrible to have to pay to reserve almost any seats except for the middle seats."
Pros: "Overall, the trip wss very good. I would have given a five star rating if there was enough legroom between seats so that my knees didn't hit the seat in front of me."
Pros: "Nothing at all"
Cons: "Couldn't flight. I was on time, got an inspection through the police,. Missed my flight for the long inspection. Now, the airline wants me to pay penality for something that I didn't commit. Francisco Vishnu Carpio checa"
Pros: "Flight was quiet and uneventful, but late."
Cons: "no good glutenfree options. How about a Turkey Sandwich on multigrain gf bread? Or a wrap made with corn tortillas? Toasted almonds instead of only pretzles. Or a coconut macaroon instead of a cookie made with wheat."
Pros: "We did get onto another flight that morning in the exit row."
Cons: "I didn't receive an email to check into my flight for Alaskian airline/American Airlines, and when I tried to check in online from my confirmed ticket order the website wouldn't let me check in. When searching where to go at dallas ft.worth (DFW) airport to check in for our alaskian airlines flight the website sold us to go to terminal E 18 where they are, but when we arrived we were in fact flying out of a completely different terminal A, not having enough time to check our bags and missing the flight."
Cons: "Our flight was so late. I actually missed the original time. Ran thought TSA, sprinted to the gate and then... waited for slightly over an eternity. But honestly, the great part of AA is the super small seats, really whi fits in these seads. Thank you. I'm 4-5."
Pros: "Seats were new."
Cons: "A lot less leg room than Southwest. Very cramped. Boarding crew in PHX was very uptight and stressed. Not sure why as everything seemed in order."
Pros: "Polite and professional"
Pros: "I love the stewartesssssss"
Cons: "The dudes cause they prolly gay"
Pros: "As I was sitting there waiting to board the plane I started to have anxiety. Watching how many people lined up to get on the plane made me a little nervous. I even thought about renting a car and driving from Dallas to OC California. I waited until i was almost the last person to board. What a pleasant surprise. I was seated between 2 lovely people who probably could have but didn't hardly talk the entire flight. The conversations we did have were pleasant, and they slept some of the time without snoring. It was a very nice flight home! And I'm thankful I didn't rent a car. Flying is much quicker!"
Cons: "Same as above answer. Boarding the back of the plane first makes so much more sense! I'm totally sure you all have your reasons for doing it the way you do since you have been doing this thing for years now, I would just do it different."
Pros: "The attendants were pleasant."
Cons: "Why are you asking about entertainment? There is none. There were a few TV screens scattered about showing something, but no headphones were offered at all, and it appeared the entertainment, which was very hard to see, was NBC TV shows. The quality of air travel has plummetted over the last 10 years."
Pros: "The chairs where comfortable and there was a free movie"
Cons: "The sound for the movie didn't work, the atenders dI'd not do any thing tI make uo for it. There was no complimentary snack. Loading on was a mess, not organized well."
Cons: "They cut one hour and took off when I made chek in they gave another ticket I was supposed to arrive 6 pm in my destination I arrived 11 pm and they were very very rude when I tried to complain about it! United no more!!!"
Pros: "Landed safely"
Cons: "Delayed 4 hours. Moved gates 3X's to a different terminal twice. Landed at different airport with a 1hr bus ride. Nothing good. No compecompensation. Booooo."
Cons: "Extra for carry on extra for movie,extra to eat,cramped sitting for 4 hours,earphone jack broken,screen control broken,keep paying more for less,sucked"
Pros: "The layover in Denver worked out perfectly - no long wait. The United entertainment availability. Friendliness of crew. On-time flight."
Cons: "The leg room. Small size of complimentary snacks. No screens for United entertainment so you had to use cell phone, but this eats battery and no power in our zone"
Cons: "Couldn't make"
Pros: "Everything was smooth"
Cons: "My seat wouldn't lean back on this flight, it was able to I think it was just jammed."
Pros: "The free pass to united club lounge"
Cons: "They change my seat to the very last one. Flight attendants are old wrinkled and grumpy. The plane looked and smelled old. The pilot took 30 minutes to take off. Bumpy take off and it seem like the plane was struggling to gain altitude."
Pros: "The crew was so friendly and accomodating. What a great experience!!"
Pros: "Eventually got home safe and sound."
Cons: "Delayed after boarding because of a technical issue and then after waiting over an hour we had to deplane and board another plane in a different terminal. That was a bummer"
Pros: "Makes such a difference with the crew is smiling and friendly. What a nice change from the overall attitude you normally get flying united."
Cons: "Entertainment system"
Cons: "The free in-flight wifi entertainment did not work. The cabin was too warm the whole flight. I was sweating in a Tshirt."
Pros: "Superb crew With lights dimmed steward found me and brought me a drink Just a mention about how I would like one during routine service I felt got special service but they probably do that for everyone Very nice Felt crew went out of their way to make sure all nerds taken care of!"
Cons: "Baggage claim in different terminal than where we landed No signage"
Cons: "Too many seats too close together. The entire trip was too hot and stuffy. The flight attendants showed minimal care about the uncomfortable hot and stuffy environment."
Cons: "thank you"
Pros: "I really love the customer service of wheel chair for my mom , he was super nice , could not believe that he took care of my mom untile her seat , amazing . His name was Brooks Vestal , I will never forget this flight"
Cons: "So crowded it was unbelievable. The seats are jammed together way too tight"
Pros: "Stewardesses were nice"
Cons: "Captain did not show. Had to wait 45 minutes for a new crew!"
Cons: "Sat on the plane for over an hour at the gate. Then it took another 30 minutes to taxi and take off. No food, drinks or restroom b"
Pros: "They had a free snack."
Cons: "I do not like downloading an app to get entertainment. Boarding process is better than some, but stinks compared to Southwest."
Pros: "They got us on this flight (the last one to SNA for the day) after we missed our original connecting flight due to delays on the Frankfurt to Houston flight."
Pros: "On Time!"
Cons: "Delayed flight. Delayed luggage"
Cons: "The pane was 2 hours delayed due tom problem at airport. While we sat on the plane for 2 hours in old uncomfortable seats (5pm - 7pm) we were not offered refreshments or snacks. When the flight finally took off and they got to us after 9pm, they had ran out of food. Lastly, this plan was made for short flights. No one should be asked to sit in those seats for 7 hours."
Cons: "Gate attendant had a snide attitude and made a joke about the possibility that a Samsung 7 could cause an explosion in flight over the intercom. Very unprofessional."
Pros: "Nothing good"
Cons: "They changed my direct flight to a connecting flight. My bag didn't make it either."
Pros: "I missed my flight and the front counter was very, very cheerful at 8pm and helpful. I was able to get on the last flight. There was no food or entertainment, but it's a short flight. I didn't really mind. Just happy to go home in comfort with my upgraded exit aisle seat and no one next to me."
Cons: "It was a 6 hr. flight and neither entertainment nor food was complimentary. We were given a tiny pack of pretzels. You expect to at least receive a lunch on a 6 hr. flight. Disappointing."
Pros: "Early boarding for passengers with children under age of 2 was super helpful for me as I was traveling by myself with baby for the first time!"
Pros: "It was nice and smooth and I had an empty seat in between, it doesn't make 5 stars because I was in coach."
Pros: "Flight was on time and early to destination"
Cons: "Stuck in 32D, seat didn't recline, bathroom was my headrest, tv screen wouldn't turn off, no legroom at all.. Just a miserable flight."
Cons: "too much $ for 1/2 a meal."
Cons: "Getting rerouted to LAX. It would have been much less expensive to book a flight to LAX originally."
Cons: "My flight was late causing me to miss my connecting flight. Having to spent the night here at the airport. I'm still here waiting. I was rebooked on a 11:55am flight for this morning 7/19/16. Very disappointed."
Pros: "I traveled with a 2yr. Old and boarding first really helps to get settled in our seats."
Pros: "We arrived early."
Cons: "We were in group 5, We couldn't take our carry on. They ran out of space for it in the overhead bins. Had to check it."
Pros: "Took off early!"
Cons: "One stuartist was very frank and unwelcoming."
Cons: "Julie was the most rude person I've ever had the Unsatisfaction Of meeting."
Pros: "Boarding was easy, crew were friendly and a smooth sailing flight."
Pros: "did not enjoy my flight whatsoever."
Cons: "they had to change me and about 10 other peoples flights because of the delays from "cloud cover" (what the hell?? terrible excuse) then the attendant LIED to me about where my bag would go. i missed my flight because of this, had to get re routed to san diego over 2 hours from my house, and my bag was sent to john wayne so i had to drive ANOTHER hour ans a half in traffic out of my way all because that illiterate moron of a flight attendant didn't know how to communicate with her coworkers about where our bags would be or how we could get them. absolutely never flying united again. horrible. what an awful day. they DO NOT deserve my hard-earned money, and the people deserve to know how truly crappy their service is."
Cons: "I did not make it on time to a wedding because of the delay & problem with the plane."
Pros: "Very basic flight I can't get stars to delete Food and entrain 0. Comfort 0 cre 7"
Cons: "Poor management of delayed flight and boarding"
Cons: "There was a one hour delay in our boarding and departure times which cut into our travel times."
Cons: "Never made it to Sna. Whiched me to lax because that was fastest time back. Wasted more money on uber to get home from la"
Pros: "Efficient boarding and exiting"
Cons: "Spoke to united agent night before light. Re distance between gates in in Houston. Wasn't sure that I was only two gates away and I would not need wheelchair transportation. However when I re-arrived in Houston not only was I at the far end of the terminal I landed in I had to go all the way out and catch a train to a different turn on and the and the gate was not there, was train ride to different terminal, I just made the flight, but my hip is still hurting"
Pros: "I ALWAYS LOVE THE SMILING FACES OF THE CREW"
Cons: "DELAYED FLIGHT"
Pros: "Clean new airplane. pleasant staff. On time."
Cons: "United charges 8 bucks for you to just see where you are now. Worse yet, the entertainment system loops with sound off even if you dont choose it. Taunting you to "just swipe" so you can join the club. I HATE this experience and feel the airline has made a very bad call. I'm sure some bean counter is looking at the "swipes" as proof of his brilliance. but i will pay more to fly on other airlines after this...so screw you guys."
Pros: "Plane left on time, arrived early, wasn't completely full."
Pros: "I had a mobility issue and was given preboarding and extra legroom seats, which helped my overall satisfaction. The temperature in the plane started very cold and then sometimes would go really warm. Other than that, good flight, nonstop and fast, and pleasant crew."
Cons: "I put poor for food & entertainment, because there were none (for free)."
Pros: "The flight attendants were courteous"
Cons: "My flight got canceled 3 hours before take off. Had to wait for over an hour on hold to reschedule it. The flight that was rescheduled was not direct and turned a 1.5 hour trip into a 6 hour trip. Also every time I was in boarding group 4 but was at the front of the plane and ALL OF THE OVERHEAD SPACE WAS TAKEN ALREADY so I had to walk further back in the plane to find overhead space so when the plane landed I got to WAIT FOR EVERYONE TO GET OFF so that I could walk TO THE BACK OF THE PLANE to get my bag!!! Ridiculous never flying United airlines ever ever ever again."
Airlines flying from Cali to Santa Ana 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
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights