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Average price round-trip

$454(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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$153or less

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$97or less

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Top 4 airlines serving California to Fairbanks

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

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Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,320 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Last person on is always fun! It’s like the walk of Shane!"
Cons: "That security was slow but hey! It is what it is!"

Pros: "availability"
Cons: "cost"

Pros: "Loved the newer plane!"

Cons: "2 hrs late in Los Angeles"

Cons: "Nothing to add"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Landing 40 min ahead of schedule"

Pros: "Great steward"
Cons: "Instructions over loud speaker...difficult to understand."

Pros: "I liked everything, everyone was so nice. Except with me being in the middle it felt cramped"

Pros: "I love the view from my window, it was as if the plane was following the suset. So I enjoy a beautiful sunset for two hours which was a treat."

Pros: "All of it..."

Pros: "Efficient predictable smooth"

Pros: "Rented a player and watched movies. Yeah"

Cons: "Delayed and didn't land till much later"

Cons: "Great!!"

Pros: "I enjoyed it :)"

Pros: "Love this airline! Great experience."

Pros: "everyone was pleasant and accommodating."
Cons: "again neither me or my seatmates[not travel companion] could not get the inflight network to work. my seatmate was traveling with a child and that left her frustrated."

Cons: "Kind of weak that movies aren't included. : /"

Cons: "Baggage fees."

Pros: "Just whole trip was great."
Cons: "None"

Cons: "The free snacks should be more substantial."

Pros: "Free small snacks and regular drink runs. Very good hospitality."

Cons: "The fans didn't work and my luggage was left in LAX"

Pros: "Great. Had a chance to get home early"

Cons: "Another NA airline. No frills what so ever. Almost as good as a bus ride."

Pros: "OK travel"
Cons: "Food was atrocious"

Pros: "Comfortable and spacious"

Pros: "Good"

Pros: "Upgraded to business class. Thank you!"

Pros: "Fairly expedient"
Cons: "The following day travel experience via Alaska"

Pros: "they boarded promptly"
Cons: "delayed take off made it for a late arrival"

Pros: "Roomy seat, expensive change fee"
Cons: "Bad smell on plane"

Pros: "Flying home"
Cons: "Boarded late and sat on the plane for awhile. Also should be embarrassed that all they can spare fir a snack is a miniature bag of pretzels"

Pros: "The upgrade to 1st class was nice."

Pros: "The stuffs were very entertaining and the plane roomy."

Pros: "Power connection"
Cons: "seat was not comfortable. Back and legs ached."

Pros: "It was decent"

Cons: "US Customs was very rude."

Pros: "Comfortable seating"

Pros: "They were attentive as usual."

Pros: "No worries. Pleasant staff."
Cons: "No complaints"

Pros: "Over all Alaskan airlines does a great job."
Cons: "The boarding process was very sloppy. The boarding person made very little to no announcements regarding boarding procedures. He then made everyone who had lined up in general boarding line exit the line and then finally turned on the sign that said preferred boarding. Then the same thing happened again. He could have saved all of us and including himself lots of frustration if he had just made an announcement regarding the boarding process with directions when he was about to start boarding. Everyone was left without clear directions. Big let down to start my experience with Alaskan airlines."

Cons: "The plane was small and uncomfortable"

Pros: "Fast"
Cons: "Na"

Cons: "no wifi"

Pros: "I liked how quickly I was able to board."
Cons: "I disliked the temperature on the plane because it was too cold. I also don't understand how TSA determines how one gets pre-boarding status. Families were split up. For example, a husband was separated from his wife & child. Is this done on a random basis?"

Pros: "Everything about the team was nice."
Cons: "Nothing not to like"

Pros: "Professionalism."
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Loved it all. Thanks for helping me get home to Australia when other airlines couldn't."

Cons: "No hubo comida suficiente"

Cons: "Bathroom floors could be better."

Cons: "Terrible delays"

Pros: "Crews are very friendly"

Pros: "Delta One product is among the best in domestic US."
Cons: "Let passengers know that Delta One has a special check in area."

Cons: "Offered meals for purchase."

Pros: "Very comfortable, no complaints."

Pros: "The TV"

Cons: "Food was blah, not hot and watery"

Cons: "No delays. And have the terminal bridge in working order"

Cons: "The boarding process at LAX was awful. I’m sure the horrible shuttle wait and transfer from terminal to terminal is the airport’s fault, but the airline did not do anywhere near enough to inform passengers of what was in store. It was confusing and annoying."

Pros: "best meal ive had in so long service was great the captain anniuncements were clear and detailed"

Pros: "We boarded close to on time, no hassles. Allowed my husband and me (retired military) to board early, thank you."
Cons: "LAX security is awful. We never left the airport (arrived LAX from Sydney AU) yet were forced thru security again. Had to remove shoes, was scanned and "frisked" by TSA to get to Denver. To go to Australia, Denver TSA waived the removal of shoes, skipped the scan for the metal detector and no one touched me, ditto for LAX on the trip to Sydney. Where's the uniformity or standards for TSA?? Why did I have to be subjected to this garbage on the way home?? This is why I despise flying. It makes no sense to me. This ruined what was a great vacation."

Pros: "I did not like nothing"
Cons: "Custom took for ever they only had 2 agents working and I Missed my fight to nyc"

Pros: "Not much . The boarding process took forever and the lines through TSA took longer .. no direction to lines and I was standing for 10 min before saying something to someone and they said o there’s another line."
Cons: "Almost everything besides the staff on the plane"

Pros: "Happy with the choices of movies available"
Cons: "All was good, possibly add healthier food options"

Cons: "average food. poor corrdination for the connection transfer"

Pros: "The snack variety"
Cons: "My headphone jack was broken :("

Pros: "Fast and comfortable"
Cons: "No tv but understanding"

Pros: "All that one would want."

Pros: "The TV selections"

Pros: "Premium boarding breakfast sandwich pretty good"
Cons: "My screen stopped working in the middle of an episode."

Pros: "Free movies helped the time fly by. Stewardess, or whatever the PC word us now, Britt was awesome"

Pros: "Was able to comfortably sleep the whole trip back."
Cons: "Nothing, just filling this in to continue........."

Pros: "Maintained high standards of service despite massive delay."
Cons: "Boarding and departure was messy because of the delay"

Pros: "I would like more detail about traveling companions displayed."

Pros: "I liked the selection of movies."
Cons: "The arrival estimate was off."

Pros: "Great experience"

Pros: "Liked seating in Delta Comfort w own space for carry on and earlier boarding. Staff was attentive snd friendly and offered many snacks. Good choices for tv. Should option of getting head phones as I had the wrong one. Comfortable"
Cons: "Should have one free luggage for Delta Comfort. More variety of food to purchash"

Cons: "nothing"

Cons: "Smooth"

Pros: "Distaff who is very friendly and accommodating."

Pros: "They ran out of food on the plane"

Cons: "Boarding in LA was. Mess"

Pros: "Nice courteous cabin staff."
Cons: "See comment above"

Cons: "Late"

Pros: "COURTESY"

Pros: "Smooth. Great Staff"
Cons: "No complaints."

Cons: "I was starving because of my short connection time and couldn't have lunch - wanted to eat something solid and they just had boxes with fruits and cheese."

Pros: "I always have a great experience on Delta! Thank you"

Pros: "Airtravel is not exactly something to 'LIKE' but it was good."
Cons: "Attendant was a bit forgetful, didn't get my or my daughters drinks straight. She took forever to take the order too and was using a phone or something to type the order in and STILL got it wrong!"

Cons: "I had to take different flights due to the delays."

Cons: "See above airport connection disaster...."

Pros: "What they offer is OK."

Cons: "2 of my 4 bags, which I checked in, were broken during my travel."

Pros: "Pilot was hot."
Cons: "4 hour maintenance delay. Arrived at 2 am, after boarding a different plane."

Pros: "Blankets"

Cons: "Reasonable price"

Pros: "great"

Pros: "Everything"

Cons: "Poor breakfast option for lactose intolerants."

Pros: "All good"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "I slept the entire duration."

Pros: "+ Last minute aisle seat + Middle seat empty"
Cons: "- Food was passable (chicken and rice for lunch) - Mediocre breakfast"

Cons: "Closed gate early and left me stranded. The AA employees could care less about you. They are hired for the rudeness and indifference."

Cons: "No tv. Small aircraft."

Pros: "Outlets, great entertainment choices, quick boarding"

Cons: "No tvs!!"

Cons: "one staff member was extremely rude when asked for another beverage."

Cons: ""Parked" on tarmac for 25 minutes waiting to leave LAX. Arrived half an hour late"

Pros: "just Ok for everything."

Pros: "Dunno"
Cons: "Dunno"

Cons: "Lost our bag in LAX"

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Boarding numbers"

Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "They have a huge selection of movies"
Cons: "They do not have gluten free options"

Pros: "Well organised"

Pros: "Would I like everything"
Cons: "I like everything"

Pros: "The movies and free liquor!"
Cons: "The time it took"

Pros: "Had row all to myself--that's a rarity"
Cons: "1hr departure delay"

Pros: "same as above"

Pros: "How spacious it felt and there were film selections"
Cons: "My film kept stopping randomly."

Cons: "No entertainment"

Pros: "everything"

Pros: "Free beverage"
Cons: "My bag was lost and it still hasn't showed up at the airport. Seems like I would get some kind of credit of some kind for this inconvenience."

Pros: "AA has. Not been an airline I have used in many years. Great experience, I will be looking to fly with them again very soon."

Pros: "Ebetything"
Cons: "Nothing."

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Cramped, claustrophobic space. Cabin too warm."

Cons: "Forgot to give me my drink"

Pros: "On time arrival"
Cons: "Complimentary snacks"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Worst staff never flying with this airline again"

Cons: "Booked flights together yet sat apart.. kid kicking back of away just uncomfortable"

Pros: "Excellent"
Cons: "Excellent every one make the trip a very pleasant experience ..thank U and pilots amazing ."

Cons: "Terminal at LAX requires a bus."

Pros: "Same as above."
Cons: "Same as above"

Cons: "Checkin was a nightmare! Not clearly marked and very confusing at LAX."

Cons: "Boarding late"

Cons: "The delay"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The most horrendous costumer service & treatment from AA employees aether in the LAX airport and on the phone by costumer service."

Pros: "Very comfortable First seat on the E75. Lots of space."

Cons: "Departure to late hard to get other fly conection ."

Pros: "Everything very nice peaple"

Pros: "Business Class seat"
Cons: "People using forward lavs"

Cons: "It was delayed for more then an hour."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I'll never book AA again."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Everything was ok except the Asian hostess"
Cons: "I don't like when I asked the hostess to give me another drink .. she said ok and never gave it to me and when I asked her again she said we are landing .. I was fasting and I break it at 8:06 pm I asked for water and some ginger ale because I have sore throat and coughing didn't stop for the whole trip"

Cons: "No one at baggage claim to answer questions. Flights Not listed on carousel monitors. Packed baggage claim , Chaos , no employees to assist."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "they lost my luggage and they still don't know how they are going to get it to me."

Cons: "Too cold.... It is no possible to be in this temperature!"

Pros: "Well organized"
Cons: "No free wifi :("

Cons: "Showed up at airport w 2 15 yr olds traveling alone. We're told we needed to pay $150 each way. We were NOT told when tix were purchased. Accused of lying about the girls ages when we booked. Tix were booked and paid by two different parents and times. Agent relented and waived fee. At the gate we were again challenged and had to go thru it all again. No more United for us!"

Pros: "Nice airplane"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything was bad!!!! With a lot of delay"

Pros: "Roomier comfortable seating."
Cons: "Paying for luggage and food"

Pros: "At least there was room to sprawl out and rest."
Cons: "We boarded our plane and during preflight check on the runway the captain learned there was mechanical error (in the right engine fuel something). The issue could not be solved and we had to change planes. On the second plane, the captain shared with travelers that "and two loose wires were found, so it's good we caught that and changed planes". What the heck? Shouldn't basic functions be checked before a plane is boarded? What was supposed to be a 1030 red eye, turned out to be a 1 AM bloodshot eye."

Pros: "Everyone was very polite and easy going. Definitely kept me comfortable(:"

Cons: "Same as above"

Pros: "The complimentary snacks and beverages were nice."

Pros: "They were prompt and polite"

Cons: "We were trying to print our boarding passes and computer didn't recognize our bar code. United employees were trying to help us and they couldn't print it either until we approched counter. We didn't see that much of professionalism on United employees. At one point one of the employees told us to go back to Air Canada counter and I thought she was not trained properly."

Cons: "Should load the plane from the back rather from the front. People in the back can sort their stuff while still be able to load people into the front."

Pros: "Why's is there to like!!!?"
Cons: "No blanket.. No pllow"

Pros: "The fact that everything went as planned with no delays."
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "It was a very unpleasant experience overall."

Cons: "I was treated with the most disrespectful tone, hurried like cattle."

Pros: "Fast"

Cons: "The food"

Cons: "Being stuck in the middle"

Pros: "It was on time"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "united was very rude to me. they charged me twice for the same ticket and never refunded me that money."

Pros: "Comfort"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "Glad they waited for me."

Pros: "Service"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "seat"
Cons: "slow departure no A/C on the plane for an hour wifi broken"

Pros: "Everything was fine"
Cons: "Hour long delay."

Pros: "On time, organized boarding"

Cons: "Constant updates, saying more delays"

Pros: "The messages updating ( gate change, delayed and revised date if departure , Ext.) is regarding the trip Is awesome."
Cons: "Very delayed"

Cons: "After sleeping in the airport all night, I was put in the seat next to the restroom which smelled really bad"

Cons: "90 minute delay!!!"

Cons: "It was delayed by 3 hrs"

Cons: "Online check in was ambiguous and I wasnt sure if I as checked in or not. The gate did not have scanners for the boarding passes on the united mobile app."

Pros: "It was on time and the lights were dimmed so I could sleep better. The staff was also very friendly and helpful."

Pros: "The staff for united were super helpful and accommodating. Made traveling with my pet super easy."
Cons: "Nothing. Everyone was acceptional!"

Pros: "Na"
Cons: "Na"

Pros: "The service is not close ro KOREAN AIR ON THE PLANE. The plane is old . The cres is tired.."

Pros: "Had ways to stay entertained onboard"
Cons: "Hard to get comfortable"

Cons: "have no idea if I'll even make it thru the day."

Pros: "Staff seemed lively and created good atmosphere; thank you."

Pros: "Both flights were early, which was nice for a change."

Cons: "A little bumpy"

Pros: "Service was good"

Cons: "Many alerts in my e-mail."

Pros: "comfort and everthing was good"
Cons: "ac was too cold"

Pros: "The personnel were attentive and polite on the flights"
Cons: "Both going to Eugene and returning the plane was dirty, crumbs and dirt on the floor, garbage/trash in the seatbacks...very poor standard How do you people live with yourselves,?this was a substandard experience for a substantial amount of money."

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: "Nice big plane and great staff"
Cons: "45 minute delay"

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