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DecemberMost popular time to fly with an average 10% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$525(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$98or less

Good deal one-way

$49or less

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Top 5 airlines serving California to Kona Intl

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.3
Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,523 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "We landed almost 2 hours late and we missed a very important reservation. I am very disappointed."

Pros: "Very well looked after, couldn’t ask for more."
Cons: "Nothing, perfection."

Pros: "Everything."
Cons: "Nothing."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "It was perfect"

Cons: "Delay taking off and delay arriving to gate due to scheduling."

Pros: "N/A"
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "People were friendly and super helpful."

Pros: "Process"
Cons: "Cleanliness"

Pros: "Boarding was smooth"
Cons: "Snack, staff behavior was below average"

Cons: "I booked a window seat and was given a middle seat and couldn’t change it"

Pros: "Efficientand smooth."

Pros: "I actually loved the fruit and cheese platter"

Pros: "It was all good."

Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Just about everything"

Cons: "Snacks were meh"

Cons: "Snotty steward in the back. Not pleasant."

Cons: "Served only water, food pre-order ignored"

Pros: "Everything was super easy from booking to boarding"
Cons: "They ran out of food after the mid section of the plane. Very little water and beverage service offered for a long flight."

Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Love Alaska airline!"

Pros: "Just great"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Great airline"

Cons: "Plane issues kept us on the tarmac for 2.5 hours before we took off"

Pros: "tablets were perfect for my seven year old."

Pros: "Staff was friendly all the way around from counter to flight crew."

Pros: "Enjoyed the beer and wine."

Pros: "Everything went smoothly!"

Pros: "Wifi and outlets"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Punctuality and kindness off employees."
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Free baggage check and upgraded to "Premium" class was an awesome surprise!"
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Alaska Airlines"

Pros: "the folks at Alaska Airlines were super helpful and outgoing. They really make your happiness a priority."

Pros: "i luv flying :)"

Cons: "I made the mistake of wearing shorts and a t-shirt. Would have loved a blanket but they don't have any. The crew did ask for the temperature to be increased a bit though. Just a quibble...."

Pros: "All of the workers were sooo kind and helpful."
Cons: "Nothing, it was a great experience."

Cons: "Seat backs have very little padding."

Pros: "The staff was very attentive, friendly, and accommodating! Getting free mai tais half way through the flight was a pleasant surprise."

Pros: "The people working Alaska were kind and professional."
Cons: "Nuthin particular"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "everything."

Pros: "Quick boarding, good seating I didnt assign. Quick in flight beverages offered food,entertainment."
Cons: "Had to purchase food,entertainment, 2/3bathrooms for coach all in the back of cabin none in middle or front."

Pros: "great"

Pros: "boarding and disembark were good for premier as was seating comfort"
Cons: "There is no substitute for a wide body aircraft"

Pros: "Delayed BC of Pilots schedule, boarded the knowing the pilots weren't even there yet waited 30 mins for pilots with no air-conditioning til the stewards called someone to turn on air... finally checking the plane and during that found there was something wrong with waited an extra 45 mins til we finally took out ...were supposed to arrive in Newark at 5:55 pm did land til 7:15pm that messed up my pick and the schedule"

Pros: "Online check in"

Pros: "Cancelled"
Cons: "Cancelled"

Cons: "2 hours late no updates... poor"

Pros: "Good"

Pros: "Comfortable, fast, nice staff"

Pros: "Clean and comfortable"
Cons: "Fat lady beside me spilling over into my seat."

Pros: "Hawaii"

Pros: "Flight attendants were great!"
Cons: "Flight was a little cold - but in Hawaii, not always a bad thing!"

Cons: "WiFi....an outlet...."

Cons: "Seating a little tight."

Pros: "Seat more comfortable than usual. The tablet holder and charging port was super useful."
Cons: "Charge for entertainment was sort of insulting."

Pros: "Very spacious seats"
Cons: "Inflight entertainment was an additional cost, although it was stated that it was provided; in addition to using passenger’s handheld device rather than inflight screening."

Pros: "Overall everything"
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Easy boarding"
Cons: "Website said mobile app entertainment, not available inflight. $For movies Only meat option sandwich."

Pros: "Airbus 330 best"
Cons: "Very good"

Cons: "over 90 min late taking off"

Cons: "It would be nice if you offered a few items at a zero cost."

Cons: "They lost one piece of luggage. Waiting to see if they find it and its returned"

Pros: "Superb plane and service"

Pros: "Quick and easy"
Cons: "Small"

Pros: "Hawaiian Airlines is fantastic. Great crew, great service. Nice refreshing juice!"
Cons: "Nothing was bad. It was fantastic."

Pros: "if you EVER have a choice, choose HAWAIIAN AIRLINES"

Pros: "Everyone was friendly and attentive"
Cons: "Plane old and a bit dirty (767)"

Pros: "Turkey pastrami sandwich was the best with spinach And cheese."
Cons: "A little cold in the cabin."

Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The service and food and drinks"
Cons: "How dirty the plane was and especially the restrooms"

Pros: "No problems."
Cons: "No leg room with Silver (raft or?) under seat."

Pros: "I enjoyed the in flight entertainment; the selection of movies and shows was superb. My seat was comfortable and i had plenty of leg room. The temperature was pleasant, and the staff was fantastic."
Cons: "The food was overly salty. I appreciate the meal, but the taste was not up to par. Also, I had a gate change and no one notified me or emailed me to let me know."

Pros: "Airbus. Smooth ride."
Cons: "Switching from Alaskan Air to Hawaiian Air in San Diego is near impossible. I got off at 9:25am and had to run out of the airport and down to another terminal, go through security again and run to gate 51 from gate 10. It is near impossible for someone who can’t sprint. I was the last one to board. Lost my window seat and luggage didn’t make it. In Honolulu I found out luggage hasn’t made it for at least three other couples flying out of BWI with these connections. This combo should not be offered when people select flights."

Pros: "Service, great customer service."

Pros: "Great airline and good flight!"

Cons: "Overcrowded and too noisy"

Cons: "Very unclear about where/when to board in Kona"

Pros: "Friendly flight attendants"
Cons: "One hour delay boarding. One hour delay on the plane waiting for a light bulb change. 2 hours total before we were in the air. Not happy"

Pros: "Free maitai on economy! Sandwich was unusually tasty! Friendly staff!"

Cons: "Not much value for first class"

Pros: "Overall I was happy. Would fly again."
Cons: "Advertisements annoyed me, especially after waking up. Turn them off plz."

Pros: "The service was good"
Cons: "The plane maintenance for the video equipment seems to be lacking and the plane interior was dated."

Pros: "Food service was a suprise. My wife is gluten free and she brought stuff for herself."
Cons: "Seemed like everything was extra. Radio was all I could listen to for free. Even old tv was a charge."

Pros: "Awesome"

Cons: "Would like to see complementary movies on flights especially for children on flights over 2 hrs."

Pros: "Easy upgrade to extra space!"
Cons: "Temperature was too warm in the cabin"

Pros: "Crew was nice."
Cons: "Seats were a bit uncomfortable but it was a short flight"

Pros: "The seating and the pleasant stewards."
Cons: "NA."

Cons: "Last raw no window For window seat"

Pros: "Easy service. Great people."

Cons: "No free entertainment available on a 5.5 hr flight. Touch display for movies didn't work very well."

Pros: "Friendly smiles of the crew. The app didn't work because it boarded late so my electronic boarding pass wouldn't work."
Cons: "Boarding was late, which resulted in my election boarding pass didn't work and the gate. It was my first time using the so so I was worried they wouldn't let me on the flight. The app also wouldn't let me select email boarding pass after I viewed the electronic one. The app also would start over every time my screen rotated or my screen locked. I had to re-enter all my information again."

Pros: "The plane was held a few minutes to give us time for a quick transfer since we were late arriving. Even our luggage made it onto the plane with us. The whole Hawaiian staff and crew were so helpful getting us to our connecting flight in time. We were even offered a yummy Rum Punch drink on our flight. Hawaiian flight attendants all the friendliest and most helpful of any airline I've experienced!"

Pros: "Hawaiian has great schedules"
Cons: "Way way way too many screaming infants and toddlers. I'd pay more for a flight w all 13 and over pax"

Pros: "service is excellent. Airline personnel very accommodating, very helpful especially for seniors. I'll fly with them again."

Pros: "The crew were very professional. The food was delicious."

Pros: "Flight attendents could not get up for the flight due to weather."

Pros: "I dropped my wallet just outside the terminal gate boarding the plane and a very handsome steward, introduced by his co-stewardesses as "Pretty Boy Brandon" was kind enough to find me to return my wallet. I appreciated all the kindness recieved by the entire staff at Hawaiian Airlines. Thank you for offering genuine customer service."

Pros: "Compared to Alaska Air, Hawaiian was way better."

Pros: "Crew was unbelievably helpful and kind. My grandmother had heart issues on our flight. They took excellent care of us, and checked on her often, even crew members not assigned to our area. Aside from that, various entertainment options, both free and paid. Meal was good and I still crave their trail mix!"

Cons: "Internet and plane was small and old"

Pros: "Feeling Covid safe."
Cons: "More attention to those not wearing masks properly ."

Cons: "It was fabulous as always! Thank you. I love Delta!"

Cons: "Flight delayed 2 hours. Wifi/entertainment wouldn't connect."

Pros: "The seats were comfortable"
Cons: "Why does Delta sell earphones?"

Pros: "In flight entertainment"
Cons: "The plane was very hot."

Pros: "Delta planes are spacious and great!"
Cons: "No complaints"

Pros: "Good crew"
Cons: "The WiFi didn’t work well"

Pros: "The flight attendants were amazing. 12 people had a connecting flight and they brought a shuttle bus. You dont see that kind of service any more 10 stars for that"
Cons: "Super small plane."

Pros: "Airport accessibility"
Cons: "Not getting delayed for 20 minutes on the tarmac"

Pros: "Fast and efficient"

Pros: "All aspects"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Crew had pleasant personalities.. not stoic annoyed faces"
Cons: "People should wait their turn getting off the planes “Wait until the seat in front of you is empty,” says the elementary school teacher .."

Pros: "Everything went smoothly."

Pros: "small and uncomfortable"
Cons: "respectful size seat"

Pros: "Check in process & text updates were awesome!"
Cons: "My flight to PDX was quite bumpy so food and beverage service were impacted, which I totally understand. However, the fact that I was not served at all, does not sit well with me! They had to stop service with only a few rows left to go due to turbulence but rather it just being a delay in service, the flight attendants never came back to check on the customers they hadn’t served even when the seat belt lights turned off. I really enjoy flying Delta but not this time!"

Pros: "the people were Awesome!!flight crew were very personable and easy to get along with, as well as get in touch with."
Cons: "where to start, I am not a huge overweight person. I have 26-28" shoulders and longer legs then most 5'-10" people have. That said, you should not be required to hold your arm out and hold the seat back in front of you so that you are not elbowing or shouldering the people beside you. sitting sideways on a seat I paid extra for doesn't seem like a great flight to me."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The FA’s and pilot"
Cons: "I love the flight becayse it was smooth sailing and delta is always choice."

Pros: "Excellent flight crew, flight had decent leg room. Loved the inflight entertainment. Clean plane, boarding was easy."

Pros: "Flight attendants we were very nice and efficient. Flight was short"

Pros: "Traveling with a 4 year old isn’t always easy. Delta’s flight attendants and the captains controlling the plane were excellent! Safe flight. And the entertainment that is provided for the customers is fun and relaxing. Makes a 4.5 hour flight go by quick. Thank you delta, I will be flying with you in the future"

Pros: "Flight was on time, flight crew was great"
Cons: "Seats weren't very comfortable and the iPod chargers were broke in 2 of our 3 seat row"

Pros: "Smooth travel and good service."
Cons: "Bad boarding area in SLC."

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "I don’t know what Delta could have done better on this two leg flight from Albuqueque to Miami via Atlanta . Yes we were in First Class and it was a (groan) 6:05 AM flight which meant that we were probably on time. But Delta’s 737-900 (to Atlanta) was very comfortable, the crew did everything well and the breakfast was quite good. (Make sure you try the quiche). We had the same crew on the next leg to Miam, who were surprised and gave us a warm welcome. There were only snacks in 1st for that short segment, but they were all we wanted."
Cons: "Air turbulence over the Midwest storms."

Cons: "No LCD screen for entertainment."

Pros: "The crew were so polite and happy!"
Cons: "Those seats! UGH!"

Pros: "Flight was comfortable. Short, sweet, and landed before I knew it. Boarding was a smooth process."
Cons: "The flight crew and service on the plane was fine. My biggest complaint was at the baggage drop off at the airport, where there was quite a long line without any crew members assisting us. A five to ten minute wait is fine, but a fifteen minute wait, with only three crew members compared to the other airlines? By the time I dropped off my baggage, the other airlines were finished with their customers, and there was still quite a line behind me."

Pros: "Barcelona is a busy place. Don't forget your adapter plugs - like I did."

Pros: "Received sky boarding despite having a seat near the front. I like the smaller plane because there was plenty more leg room where I was (9c). A variety of free snacks were offered along with starbucks coffee, score! I wish I'd brought my ipad to take advantage of the free wi-fi and movies in-flight. Take-off & landing were very smooth despite a delay upon take-off. Made my connecting flight with time to buy lunch."

Pros: "Service was great, flight was excellent"
Cons: "Delay"

Pros: "Crew was very good and nice on the flight"
Cons: "Flight terminal was changed about 30 to 45 minutes before boarding Flight was delayed due to AC problem Configuration of the plane was terrible. Little leg room but the windows did not align with the seats so a window was shared with two rows making it challenging to open or close a window without disturbing the passenger in the other row with whom the window is being shared. No charging outlets in the terminal or on the plane. Plane had no food to offer for purchase. Expected better from Delta."

Pros: "Cabin crew were great. Food selection is good and appreciate the snacks."
Cons: "Wish all seats and electrical outlets. Was forced to check my bag at the gate and DID NOT think it was nessesary. There was plenty of room on the plane. They also didn't allow me to take my medicine out before it was checked. Luckily there were no issues with getting it back."

Pros: "Got us home super fast"
Cons: "The most uncomfortable flight I've ever had"

Pros: "Comfortable plane"
Cons: "Travelled with some guys straight out of the Hangover movies. Going to Vegas for a Bachelor party and ogling and making comments on the flight attendant and other passengers! Nothing delta can do about that, It's part of life..."

Cons: "Not knowing where our seat was until the very last was disconcerting. My wife and I did not get to sit together"

Cons: "Delays and ground chaos nearly caused us to miss our international connection. Gate staff unable to provide assistance with booking on connecting partner airline. Gate staff unaware of new terminal 3 to TBIT airside shuttle nearly directed us to leave domestic and requeue for international security. Will like skip Delta connectors to long haul international flights and just fly direct from SFO."

Pros: "Reassuring that the airport desk staff were keeping an eye on my connection from LAX to Columbus. Turned out it was too tight of a squeeze and I missed the connecting airplane's door closing by a few minutes, despite having RUN through LAX to get there."
Cons: "I am disappointed by the lack of communication among Delta staff when we arrived at LAX. Our turn-around was late coming into SMF, thus late leaving. It would have been very helpful if the gate staff at LAX had advised me to not bother to try to make my connection, or called the next gate to tell them we were running over there. RUNNING. Or at least done something to act like they cared. I am disappointed by the lack of initiative. I understand flights cannot wait, and I would have greatly appreciated being saved the trouble of running to a different terminal and instead taking that time to change my travel plans. They may see travelers struggling like this daily, but to each traveler, a hiccup in travel plans trip is stressful and urgent. I ask Delta staff to please consider that when they come to work. Thank you."

Pros: "Met my cousins from Portland in SLC and killed layover time"

Pros: "The seats were comfortable, service was good, movie/entertainment selection great. Logistics for flight were awesome, there was no long layover."
Cons: "The extra fee for check-in baggage."

Pros: "No issue. Everything was good."
Cons: "Not much. Everything was good."

Pros: "Pilot has very smooth landing. Crew were nice"

Cons: "in Amsterdam any DELTA crew helm us, only KLM"

Cons: "Flight was delayed. Delta doesn't challenge anyone who attempts to pre-board. It's become somewhat of a joke. The plane was hot (717) with very poor ventilation. Was in 1st class and didn't get beverage service after boarding. Then, the plane sat on a remote taxiway another 30 minutes before takeoff, fully loaded, no A/C, and still no beverage service. Truly miserable hot and sweaty flight."

Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "Tiny seats"

Cons: "My father passed away so I had to get a quick flight, and I paid 800 bucks to go from Atlanta to Detroit. It wasn't until I got to the airport and check the departures board that I thought I could've got the same flight from Southwest for 340. I didn't even think to check other airlines. I called Delta afterwords but they couldn't help. So although I like Delta, don't make them your automatic go to airline because you may pay."

Pros: "Crew was very friendly during the very short flight."
Cons: "Seats were very uncomfortable - not a lot of padding."

Pros: "I definitely like the variety of entertainment that was given throughout the flight."
Cons: "The flight attendant was so rude to others including myself. I'm not one to be to needy but when i was about to ask the lady if I can switch seats to the fair back where there was two empty seats she gladly let the other person but not me. She said no that if I wanted to sit back I needed to set with the other person. Our flight was from NYC to PR 5hour long and in between those hours she let a couple sit together on the other empty rows while I was feeling supper sick. Other passengers notice and had told me that they felt sorry for me. I was Embarressed. I was debating on venting on Twitter just yet and also on this review because what difference does it make. What matters the most is that we all got to our destination safely."

Pros: "Smooth as butter. Slept the whole way."
Cons: "Nothing could have improved it."

Cons: "After the flight was diverted due to Weather conditions I missed my connecting flight and American Airlines did a terrible job handling the changes and assisting their customers at DFW airport."

Pros: "Everything was easy"

Pros: "It was fine the next leg of the trip was cancelled"

Pros: "Crew was amazing, seating too crowded"
Cons: "Consider removing seats to add more space per seat"

Pros: "flight was on time!"

Cons: "Flight attendants were NOT personal at all. Did not say hello or even greet passengers. Totally acted like they did not want to be there. Made me feel like we were nothing but a bother to even.be there. Hate all the interruptions advertising the credit card. Very annoying!"

Pros: "The boarding process was not complicated and my moved along in an orderly fashion."
Cons: "Make the seats more comfortable! Especially on long fights where the risk of blood clots are higher."

Pros: "Seat uncomfortable. AA put me on a middle seat in my last 4 trips. I will never fly with AA."
Cons: "Better seat options."

Pros: "Fast friendly service. From the security line to the friendly employees at AA. It was simple and fast."

Pros: "Got here early"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Just about everything was wonderful. Flight crew was great, infotainment centers are always a plus, and the seats are better than I remember (don’t get excited, slightly)."
Cons: "This was considered an international flight, as we discovered when we were directed to the international terminal. It was also a 6 hour flight so... where was the food?! We could pay upwards of $10 for 3-4 options, none of which were 100% kid friendly. What’s up with that?"

Cons: "Poor flight. Staff kept the plane ridiculously warm the entire flight."

Pros: "Made it safely."
Cons: "Getting my phone blown up all day about delays on my two flights. Then sitting on the tarmac in the plane while the ground crew moved equipment around. Were they surprised a plane was coming in?"

Pros: "Delayed on the runway but overall good and smooth"
Cons: "Flight service was ok"

Pros: "Booked through Kayak. Confusing because paperwork says Alaska Air but I was flying American. I understand subsidiaries but you need to be informed as the airlines are at different terminals. The flight was great. That ticketing glitch was bad."

Cons: "I need to be able to charge my phone on the airplane!"

Cons: "Not enough food to feed all passengers and the service was very slow."

Cons: "No entertainment in Business/First and no USB plugs or outlets. Only difference between Business and coach is the size of the seats. The rest was the same. I expected more service, food of some sort and entertainment or connectivity. I will probably avoid flying American if I can help it unless I see that they have updated things."

Pros: "Everything was great. I didn't have any food or drink. I slept the whole way to Dallas"

Pros: "It has been a good experience! Kayak kept updating me about gates and terminals for my connecting flights..."

Pros: "Everything went smoothly"

Pros: "Once again, another good and on time flight with American. I was once again surprised."
Cons: "Landing was ROUGH"

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: "Quick and smooth flight."

Pros: "Roomy first class and very nice staff!"

Pros: "Great entertainment my second leg with personal TVs and great selection of movies and games. Also got great exit row seating for no additional price!"

Cons: "significant delay in boarding; return to terminal to remove a drunk. Result was missed connection at DFW to London, resulting in missed connection to Munich; resulting in loss of my checked luggage"

Pros: "Great crew!"

Cons: "Check in through website was confusing to do. Flight shows on alaska airlines sight as a united flight. I downloaded the united app, and it tells me my flight is not just through american airlines, but through another carrier, american freedom or aomething like that. Very confusing. I called someone, I think american airlines, by this time completely confused. If there are multiple carrier types, I should be able to input my flight number and my info ahould come up for me to view flight info and check in, or seat assignment. In the end I dowloaded 2 or 3 apps, a confusing phone call, and when i got to rhw intial check in I was not treated well by tsa personnel. Maybe my name triggered thw extra search or something.Anyway, that last part is unrelated but my return flight was kind of a struggle."

Pros: "Flight attendants were awesome, aircraft was clean and seats were great."

Pros: "The free movies and plug in phone charger ..."
Cons: "No problems or worries from me"

Pros: "The crew, the fabulous plane with USB ports and free movies"
Cons: "It would have been nice to have ear phones for the movies."

Cons: "2 days late"

Cons: "Didn't even get on the flight due to delay out of KSMF and I talked to the ticket lady and this has been happening very regularly due to runway construction in Phoenix. Yet the airline won't let you know or change the schedules they just take your money knowing they will likely not be able to deliver the desired product."

Pros: "The flight to my destination was awesome. Helpful staff, great equipment, and plenty of room. I loved the technology in the seats."
Cons: "The return flight was not so good. I felt like an inconvenience and was not treated very well. At one point I was dismissed by an airline associate with a swish of her hand. Not exactly how anyone should be treated. There was a nice man that was a flight attendant, but other than that it was as if they were irritated people were even on the flight."

Cons: "They were out of snacks. A little thing but got under my skin as unprofessional."

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight is really late causing missed connection"

Cons: "I paid $25 fo my luggage. I don't like it next time I will choose another company."

Pros: "Non-stop and comfort"
Cons: "No snacks at all :("

Pros: "The tv in the seat back"
Cons: "The lack of knowledge and carding of the desk staff i was so looking forward to this vacation and it ended in nightmare 2 missed connections, 3+ hours added driving for my ride home and getting home at 3:30am or later whwn I would have been home at 11:00 luggage sent on with out me on the flight all in all very disappointing"

Cons: "4 hr. Layover"

Cons: "A few crew members was rude"

Cons: "Flight delayed for 4 hours"

Cons: "Taking a flight on American Airlines when I booked one on Alaska was confusing. Not clear disclosed at the time of purchase. And hard to notice on conformation email."

Pros: "Complimentary upgrade to first class"

Cons: "Rude flight attendance werent prompt"

Cons: "Despite having a purchased ticket and a seat, I showed up to the airport because I was having problems checking in online. When I arrived at the kiosk it did not print a boarding pass, instead a slip stating I had missed my check-in timeframe and head to the front. I went to the front assuming the counter clerk would resolve the issue but she advised that the only thing she could do is book me on the next flight since the flight was over booked. I was really upset about the situation since I had to be at an event at a specific time. Just make sure you check in as soon as you can. If you are having issues on your phone, call the airline or head to the airport about an hour and a half to two hours early to get your boarding pass."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Clean aircraft helpful staff"

Pros: "Seating choice options could be improved."

Cons: "Another airport would be better, no extra charges for bags would be even better!"

Pros: "Wonderful timely departure and landing"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "Boarding was smooth and took an average amount of time. We arrived exactly on time. Staff were all friendly and helpful. Plane was clean.. overall very pleasant !"

Pros: "Check-in process was smooth"

Pros: "On time departure and arrival, smooth ride"
Cons: "Again 30 minute delay to get internet working. At least this time they communicated the issue."

Pros: "Short and sweet no problem"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The airplane confort."
Cons: "The airline changed the gate with no announments. We almost Lost the plane."

Pros: "???"
Cons: "The counter person was inexperienced."

Pros: "On time departure and arrival"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "The people seated to the left and right of me."
Cons: "United 'nickel and dimes' you for everything. Baggage, but the worst is the space between rows. Just horribly uncomfortable. Money hungry corporate greed. $7.99 for the equivalent of an Egg McMuffin. You think the big airlines would learn from Southwest airlines. I'll avoid United as much as I can in the future."

Pros: "Very annoyed with the direct tv. No gluten free option for food/snacking."
Cons: "comfortable seating. nice staff. on time flights."

Pros: "The gate was right next to the one I flew in from."

Pros: "Friendly crew. Crew was very positive and helpful despite the delay."
Cons: "Flight was delayed 2.5 hr. To use the entertainment you have to download an app, but in order to download the app you have to pay for wifi."

Pros: "Everything was perfect."

Cons: "The vegetarian meal was not very good."

Pros: "What wasn't there to like it was truly amazing. I had a great time."

Pros: "Easy on ! Organized"

Cons: "Didn't happen"

Pros: "Your reminders!"

Pros: "Service"
Cons: "Not Applicable"

Pros: "Nice service"

Pros: "It got me where I needed to go."
Cons: "It was cold, seat was uncomfortable and vent wouldn't close."

Pros: "on time"
Cons: "the rest"

Cons: "they canceled the flight and put us on american airlines wich was terrible"

Pros: "Staff"

Cons: "Boarding personnel was short and rude in some instances. Condescending comments were made when passengers were not forming lines to their liking."

Pros: "Everything was quick and convenient! No hassles! Smooth sailing"

Pros: "We arrived safely on time."
Cons: "Bathroom is too small. Announcements were anxiety inducing. Sick people on the airplane spreading germs."

Cons: "Don't like being squeezed in, but it is what it is"

Pros: "Friendly service"
Cons: "Long time in air..."

Pros: "The United Club Lounge is the best."

Cons: "Ran out of the food that i wanted... settled with something that wasn't great."

Pros: "Bad day, splurged after other flt cancelled and separated from family, attentive staff, nice ride"
Cons: "Clunky electronic access"

Pros: "Need to offer a better snack Bathroom was messy and smelly Overall I do like United"

Pros: "Everything was smooth. No delays and no mean customers or workers"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "the whole experience was horrible."

Pros: "I like the staff they were very nice."
Cons: "It was to cold on the plane and did give blankets but it help a little"

Pros: "Nice and easy"
Cons: "N a"

Pros: "The service was great."

Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The stewards were awesome. Funny kind and attentive"

Pros: "Once in the air the flight was great."
Cons: "1/2 hr before boarding should have occurred we were notified of a delay- 1/2 hr. I knew I was going to miss my connection and asked, and told if I did they would put me on the next one out an hr later, but could not nor would not address it until necessary. When we arrived, they informed me of the gate to go to... which we ran to... and when we got to there were told the plane left 15 minutes ago."

Pros: "The plugs"
Cons: "To small"

Pros: "Easy booking."
Cons: "NA"

Cons: "Waited too long to land"

Pros: "I was content"
Cons: "The people sitting next to me"

Pros: "Hu"

Pros: "I saw a really good sunset"

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