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$599 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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$285 or less

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$90 or less

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Top 5 airlines serving California to Panama City Tocumen Intl

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.9
Avianca
Overall score based on 13,127 reviews
8.0
Boarding
8.0
Comfort
8.3
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.5
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything. Never in my life I experienced this. It was beyond inefficiency, it was literally CRUELTY"

Pros: "Kind"

Pros: "No"
Cons: "The time"

Pros: "Check in was very smooth. Flight crew was very attentive"
Cons: "Presentation of food was not great."

Pros: "Good leg room and comfortable seats, good food"

Pros: "Ay the counter they were nice"
Cons: "Food was the worst and service from flight crew was Poor"

Pros: "Yes"
Cons: "Be on time"

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Price"

Pros: "Entertainment"
Cons: "Hicieron perder mi equipaje."

Pros: "Overall it was a great experience, the crew was friendly and polite, the seats were comfortable, a lot of choices for online entertainment."
Cons: "There was a little disorder in the forming of the boarding line, and the breakfast food, egg specifically had an awful taste."

Pros: "El servicio en general ha mejorado mucho Felicidades !"
Cons: "El precio"

Pros: "Crew is excelente and very friendly"

Pros: "The flight itself was fine and I like that there are food options throughout as a part of our ticket."
Cons: "They lost my luggage and it was impossible to reach anyone who knew anything or to be compensated for my inconvenience and items."

Cons: "From NY to the San Salvador we arrive safe excellent fly. What I did not like was to wait 4hours and 54 minutes . And to Waite 3 more hours almost the fly from El San Salvador to Panama and the fly was for 1 hour and 54 minutes that’s was too much to wait and was very awful. Avianca food did not like it. Thanks,"

Pros: "Spacious seat"
Cons: "Airport is being remodeled and was disorganized. You could barely hear the loud speaker announcements regarding flights. No monitors available with flight info."

Pros: "Very professional and friendly crew, with easy check-in at the airport."

Pros: "Nice employees."
Cons: "Departure delayed."

Pros: "Good service, friendly staff, speedy check in"
Cons: "Annoying kids behind us on the return flight."

Pros: "Entertainmente system, confortable seat"
Cons: "Had to wait 40 minutes in a bus to get to plane"

Pros: "Un vuelo maravilloso sobretodo por la calidez de su personal en tierra y a bordo! Viajamos con mi esposo y mi hijo y tuvimos el mejor servicio, sumado a la puntualidad en todos los itinerarios y los acuerdos y salas VIP en todos los aeropuertos."

Pros: "Voucher for lunch"
Cons: "No accommodation to change flights. No honest updates."

Pros: "Very smooth day at the airport and in travel. Thank you Avianca"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I didn't use my flight. Bought insurance but when I tried to change my flight it cost more that just buying another flight."

Pros: "The crew is always professional and friendly. The planes are always clean. The snacks are always tasty and the entertainment when available is always just right."
Cons: "I really like Avianca. No suggestions for improvement. Keep up the good work."

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "Tasty little sandwiches, everything went smoothly."
Cons: "Lost our bags in Panama City even though we had a five hour layover."

Pros: "Plane is fine"
Cons: "They change the flight at the last minute so they can acomodate their own staff.."

Pros: "We had great seats with lots of leg room."
Cons: "Boarding took forever"

Pros: "On time"

Pros: "entertaiment"
Cons: "food"

Pros: "Airplane was clean, modern, and very accommodating (cup holders, usb port, large touch screen entertainment systems for which they provided headphones FREE of charge, free hot turkey and cheese mini croissant with a mini cold doughnut, fresh drinks). Staff were also super nice and accommodating, flight was smoothe. Oh...and seats leaned back quite a bit more than on other airlines i've used in the past."

Cons: "I needed to change the date,,,,but no answer at Avianca....so I ended up wasting the full amount I paid.NEVER AGAIN do I use KAYAK!"

Pros: "Dame"

Pros: "It was good"

Pros: "NOTHING"
Cons: "My passport was not due to expire for the NEXT 4 months AFTER my come back day The lady from Avianca didn't let me board due to my passport expiring 4 months after my return day. I had to pay for a 24 hours expedite / rush passport. ALSO, once I got my new passport (17 hours later) I was told that I had to pay $170 penalty for moving my departure day and $680 because I had to adjust to the new ticket price. At that point I decide to buy a new ticket with a different airline. AVIANCA SUCKS!!! They are NOT very accommodating at all. Will not recommend this agency and I WILL NEVER ever again will use their service."

Cons: "Both flights were delayed! And one was a 6 hour delay! It was a bummer"

Pros: "Flight attendants were very polite and always smiling Food was great Loved the sleeping kit (with hand lotion, toothbrush, etc.)"
Cons: "The seats were not very comfortable. It would be great to have a foot rest for short people like me."

Cons: "massive delay in the counter"

Cons: "The time in the check in Line was horrible, why the people who made your check in on line wait around at airport, more that the people don't have check in? It is absurd!!"

Pros: "The crew was great!"
Cons: "The food was terrible. Oily, tasteless Not comfortable seats."

Pros: "I love that I was upgraded due to my Lifemiles Elite status. Sometimes first class seats are left empty, when the airlines could use that opportunity to engage people in the mileage programs."
Cons: "The seats were not comfortable probably because it was an old plane."

Pros: "It was awesome that movies and checking bags were free for the flight! That was something i did not expect:)"

Cons: "Crowded gates at boarding area. Long bus ride to aircraft."

Pros: "on time departures, great service at every touch point, clean aircraft, early arrivals, great experience."

Cons: "A delay of one hour."

Pros: "A relatively short flight in an Airbus. Went in business and everything was done well."
Cons: "Not sure it is worth paying for business on a single aisle short flight."

Cons: "Dec 19th SFO - San Salvador- Lima (Peru) They cancelled the departure for 12 hrs, instead of :600 am we finally left from SFO at 6:25 pm. Everyone missed their connection flights. So they took us to a nice hotel. We finally left San Salvador the next day at 3 pm. So I spent two days flying to my final destination (Lima-Peru). Really disappointed about Avianca notification systems. The first email arrived at 3:30 am when everyone was already at the airport for nothing. Never again will flight with Avianca."

Cons: "No individual entertainment screens on the longer international flight."

Pros: "The flight crew was very nice and the food was pretty good. I was surprised to get food at all considering one flight was just an hour."
Cons: "At the initiation of my trip, the flight had been over-sold. The check in agent tried to kick me from the flight even though I had bought my ticket over a month prior. She said that I had to check in online to ensure my seat, but I had never received any sort of email. Finally we called a manager over and I got my ticket. On the way back I tried to get on their site but was unable to. However, I had no issues with the return flight."

Cons: "Aircraft was too warm. Needed more air!"

Pros: "Free food. Extra room."
Cons: "Waiting on runway"

Pros: "Delta Comfort om commuter jet"

Pros: "The flight attendants were very kind and hoped to make up for the pilot’s negligence."
Cons: "Boarding was weird with a lack of overhead bins and then the pilot was inconsistent with updates to safety issues. We were delayed by an hour and twenty mins and then had to wait on the tarmac for another plane to leave the gate. Feels like I wasted two hours in limbo."

Pros: "That Tillamook cheese and fruit plate was nicely done. A pleasant surprise."
Cons: "We had to wait at the gate on arrival"

Pros: "Polite crew, clean plane, smooth reservation and seat selection process"

Pros: "No hassle, no drama, very smooth."
Cons: "The blueberries were rather bland."

Pros: "The crew did a great job of dealing with delays beyond their control and made sure we - and our luggage - made a connecting flight."
Cons: "No complaints."

Pros: "They say us together (we had seats apart -- even though it stated our children are 4 & 1). They gave them wings and each an extra little snack. I felt they were supportive of us."
Cons: "Paying to check our bags!! We were forced to... too much stuff traveling with kids. It sucked to have to pay $50 when Alaska airlines saw we were struggling, they checked our carry one for free to ease our time in the airport!"

Cons: "Food in first class was subpar!"

Pros: "All I need to say."

Pros: "the meal was OK and they served ice cream midway between SFO and JFK."
Cons: "Late departure. Long delay getting to the get because of congestion at Terminal 4."

Pros: "aircraft is very clean. faster than imaged. the most impressed thing is it has a variety of entertainment programs."

Pros: "it was great experience"

Pros: "Ground team was amazing--efficient, pleasant, rapid turnaround"
Cons: "Incoming plane was 1.5h late and there was no meaningful explanation (saying that the plane was late coming in bc it was late getting to its prior stop isn't really an explanation)"

Cons: "Announcements at the gate could be more clear."

Cons: "One lavatory didn't work and we had to use the nathroom for first class..couldnt access bathroom half of the flight"

Pros: "Everything went smoothly."
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Comfort and boarding"
Cons: "Delay and food"

Cons: "Know that if you buy an E ticket they won't assign you seats until you arrive at the departure gate."

Pros: "It was my husband's birthday and the stewardess (red dress, long brown hair) went out of her way to make him feel special by bringing champagne, cookies and even chocolate once we were getting off the plane. I was very touched."
Cons: "The guy next to me was kind of smelly but was very nice."

Pros: "Free meals! Free snacks! Free movies! Comfortable seats and friendly flight attendants!"

Pros: "Everything about the flight was great. We boarded and took off on time. I have no complaints."
Cons: "My seat wouldn't recline at all. I think it was broken. Not the end of the world, but a bit of a bummer as it was an overnight flight."

Pros: "No delay and the flight was ahead of the schedule (arriving)."
Cons: "The airplane was too old and seats were too crowded."

Pros: "Flight was on time and left and arrived on time."
Cons: "Should offer headphones for free."

Pros: "Boarding was a breeze and the staff at Delta was nice and courteous along with being clear for boarding zone instructions. Haven't had a problem yet with Delta! Also the pilot was great at landing so it was not as jerky as some flights I have been on."
Cons: "No complaints!"

Pros: "The service was fine. I slept the entire flight."
Cons: "I was not impress with the breakfast since I do not eat yogurt. It is a good thing i am not a breafast eater normally because I would have been hungry."

Cons: "entertainment system had terrible touch response flight was delayed by 1.5hrs"

Pros: "Wonderful flight attendants"
Cons: "nothing"

Pros: "Very smooth"

Cons: "Asked for hot tea but what I got was barely tepid."

Pros: "Delta was smart with boarding early once they realized everyone had cleared security. Flight took off on-time and arrived early. The crew was excellent and exuded energy although it was the end of the day."
Cons: "I ordered a special asian vegetarian meal and it was just plain horrible. I had to settle for the cookie. It's nice that they serve a complimentary meal on the red eye flight but the quality of the food was bad. Entertainment options were also limited although they had some recent box office entries from last year. The leg room also wasn't great but that's expected in economy I guess."

Pros: "Excellent trip. Provided ample food snacks and drinks."

Cons: "The attendents only served one round of beverages in Comfort Plus."

Pros: "Flight very smooth.Just after landing,luggage pick up wait too long,almost after one hour later."

Pros: "Individual screen and USB port"
Cons: "No issues that could be controlled I.e. Person in seat in front for mine leaning way ......"

Pros: "Whoa, we flew Coach and had plenty of space! How marvelous to not be packed in; crew and passengers were wonderfully relaxed, and all went well despite turbulence on takeoff and landing. Great daytime flight experience with my toddler grandchild!"

Cons: "Airplane seats and floor area and tray tables were not cleaned properly"

Cons: "I tried to get a seat and it was so hard, i couldn't do an online check in and once at the airport, no one could help me."

Pros: "Painless"
Cons: "Price of food"

Pros: "On time"

Pros: "On time. No problems."
Cons: "Hard to understand what group was being called to board. No systematic lineup, just crowding around."

Pros: "need to feed people more often and make the seats alittle more comfier but other then everything came out good looking forward in flying with delta again"

Pros: "Service is good. Flight on time."
Cons: "Don't like the chicken wrap which is dry and hard."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Charging money for window and aisle seats a new low"

Cons: "Apparently, using a third party source lost me the ability to choose my seat on both flights. The only book ahead options are ones I need to pay extra money for which feels like a scam. I won't be able to get a seat ahead of time on the way home either which will be an even longer flight (6+ hours) and will likely be stuck in a middle seat yet again. If this is the case with booking through third party sites, I won't do this again."

Pros: "The small scack/meal was excellent. Good service. Smooth flight. In-out-done! Good job Delta!"
Cons: "Can't think of anything negative. A long time standing by on runway waiting for departure."

Pros: "Big plane and fairly comfortable"
Cons: "It's more of a shuttle than a transcontinental. Seats are narrow with little leg room. Like all others you have to pay for everything. Delta terminal is not easy at jfk. Sfo is fine and works well All airlines are the same these days. Flights are uncomfortable and crew just throws out peanuts and water"

Cons: "The person taking tickets asked me to check my bag. I said ok and he instructed me to step aside and taking anything out of it that I might need. I did this and when I came back they had locked the doors."

Pros: "The boarding was quick and the gate agent was efficient"
Cons: "We not only left 45 minutes late, but there was no beverage service on the flight."

Pros: "The boarding was quick and the flight on time."
Cons: "I would add subtitles to the movies and shows."

Pros: "The crew was basic and not very helpful regarding the importance of those changing flights to be sure to run off the plane as fast as possible to make the connecting flight or you will miss it if seated in the back of the plane and be charged a hefty penalty!"
Cons: "If the captain and crew spoke better and clear English regarding important connection and time difference information, especially during a red eye. All communication sounded garbled and in 3 languages."

Cons: "I paid for and reserved seats, but didn't get the seats I reserved"

Pros: "The crew was fine but I didn’t receive flight updates on the airlines app and was charged 340$ for missing a connection. I could have bought the same flight for half the price but then they wouldn’t give me my return flight."
Cons: "not charging me 340$ by threatening to cancel my return flight"

Pros: "Two planes boarded late and the airline refused to let us bring our carry on luggage on board. Then they proceeded to lose one of our bags. We still don’t have it 24 hours later."

Cons: "Love the free alcohol but would have loved a TV to pass the time. Gracias!"

Pros: "I liked my first flight a lot"
Cons: "My connecting flight had a moved gate and I heard no announcement. Because of this, I ended up missing the flight and now I am stuck in Panama for 2 days! No flights until Monday (today is Saturday) Can’t leave the airport because I don’t have vaccines and will only have one day to my trip."

Cons: "Food was terrible Flight departure time in the middle of the night is terrible, and the 1-hour delay made it much worse. Seats are uncomfortable."

Pros: "Great food, friendly service, answered all of my questions."
Cons: "New entertainment system requiring one’s own cell phone, layover too short in Panama, many people had trouble catching connecting flights."

Pros: "Nothing! Flight left late from SFO!!! And your same company, as in Copa Air, left early from panama to Barranquilla!!!"
Cons: "Nothing! Flight left late from SFO!!! And your same company, as in Copa Air, left early from panama to Barranquilla!!!"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I wouldn't recommend this airline. Check-in closed while I was waiting in check-in line. Agent tried to rearrange for a later flight but I would have missed the connecting flight and wouldn't be able to connect until two days later. First and last time attempting to use this airline."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "1st flight was delayed so I missed my connection. 2nd flight was delayed due to mechanical issues so I missed my second connection. I traveled for over 24hours and now that it’s 3 days later , my checked luggage has still not arrived or been found."

Pros: "staff/captain and flight attendants"
Cons: "food"

Cons: "No privet screen"

Cons: "Very poor customer service"

Cons: "the food made the man in my row sick and he threw up a few times throughout the flight"

Pros: "Good desk check-in service."
Cons: "Chicken tastes rubbery and bun was hard."

Pros: "Low price"
Cons: "The crew was unfriendly. Then, our overnight flight arrived nearly an hour late. I missed my connection because I stopped to use the bathroom en route to the next gate because I did not realize just how late we were."

Cons: "Unable to select our own seats. Bullshit!"

Pros: "Pilot and updates Service quality"
Cons: "Pillows and blankets in business class"

Pros: "I liked that we left on time."
Cons: "I didn't like not having blankets on a redeye."

Cons: "Even though there was no wind and the airport is at sea level, the pilot almost crashed the plane when he landed in GYE!"

Pros: "Really nice"
Cons: "Small overhead bins."

Pros: "Everything was wonderful. Thanks for the great service."

Cons: "We had to cancel our trip because I was hospitalized with Influenza B and pneumonia. We had purchased flight insurance from Allianz. Copa charged us $150 per ticket cancellation fee and remainder was provided as a credit on Copa Airlines. Copa will not refund the ticket cost. This was a special once-in-a-lifetime trip with friends. Not likely that we will make another attempt to fly to Quito or anywhere else Copa flies, so we have a 100% loss."

Cons: "I had an earlier flight that was delayed which caused me to get to the counter 50 minutes before my flight left. The attendant at the counter told me there was nothing he could do and that I needed to call Copa’s reservation number, which he couldn’t even give me he said I needed to look it up myself. Then before I had even called the reservation line he said he was closing the ticket counter and wouldn’t be back until 9:30. I called the reservation line who said that there was nothing they could do because my flight hadn’t even left yet and that I needed to talk to the attendant who had already left. I then waiting over 2 hours for the ticket counter to reopen only to be told that all of my flights through Copa had been cancelled and that I would need to pay almost $2000 just to get on different flights. I ended up having to use a completely different airline and spend an additional $1000 because Copa would not help and was extremely rude. This was the first time I would have flown Copa and I will never fly with them again."

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: "I preordered the kosher option, more out of curiosity, and the hope that it would be better than standard coach fare. It wasn't. It consisted of a pastry, a roll and some applesauce. A waste of packaging."

Cons: "My husband and I went to Panama specifically to go on a surf trip. Our surfboard bag containing three surfboards did not arrive at the Panama City airport until 3 days after we arrived. It entailed multiple phone calls and many trips to and from the airport before we got our surf boards. The COPA baggage people kept telling us they would call with updates as to when the board bag was going to arrive but they never did. We had to stay in an expensive hotel for three days in Panama City, which we didn't plan to stay in the city at all."

Pros: "Plane boarded well."
Cons: "Cabin lights were on all night, seats were more uncomfortable than usual."

Pros: "Everything. All went well, no hitches anywhere."

Pros: "El personal es muy atento, no hubo retraso, nos dieron refrigerio y bebidas... definitivamente volvería a viajar con ellos"

Cons: "they change the flight time from 12: 30am to 10:00am and didn't have the plane. I have to change different airline."

Pros: "Great! Comfortable! Screens! Easy check-in! On-time! All good things."

Pros: "The seat is better than the Latam Airlines, which is the worse airline I've ever been."
Cons: "The crew doesn't pay very much attention on passengers."

Cons: "It took way too long to board"

Pros: "We boarded quickly and the flight attendants were very nice."
Cons: "They kept the lights on and they lost my luggage on a direct flight."

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."

Cons: "The plane cabin became really hot. The plane was older and the seats air was very minimal me and my friends on the flight agreed the cabin was hot."

Pros: "Boarding was smooth"
Cons: "No food No milk for infant Crew not friendly Seats are bad shape For international travel this is not good"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Purchased a window seat, confirmed over the phone, then arrived to the airport and was moved to a middle seat for a 6.5 hour flight. You try to talk to the crew but they really do not care. Choose any other airline but this one"

Pros: "The flight was on time as scheduled and the food was eatable."

Pros: "The efficiency"

Pros: "Customer Service, staff smiling and been helpful at all times,, Meal delicious, aircraft very spacious"

Pros: "Very nice people and customer service is great."
Cons: "Need some refreshing of planes interiors - that's why give more business."

Cons: "Food is terrible. 7 hours flight and a snack and a very poor breakfast. Small and disconfort seats"

Pros: "NOTHING"
Cons: "My flight was cancelled. To get a new flight was a huge pain, and caused my entire group of 12 to lose a day in vacation along with added expense of traveling back and forth to the airport. There is horrible customer service at copa and I am having a difficult if not impossible time getting reimbursed. VERY DISSATISFIED!"

Pros: "The seat was comfortable and the entertainment on the little TV was great."
Cons: "The next morning when we returned to the airport to get our boarding passes, it was mayhem at the ticket counter. People waited so long that they missed the next flight. People were so angry - they were crying and shouting. It seemed line no one could control the lines of people who were waiting. The bold ones (like me) moved into other lines that were moving faster and got service, while others in the general boarding line had to wait and wait. It was so sad. The food was really bad - the past and chicken were terrible."

Pros: "The leather seat was roomy and comfortable."

Pros: "Great service, clean planes and very pleasant over all."
Cons: "The layover."

Cons: "Cabin was freezing cold. Flight on time. No major issuess"

Pros: "Seemed like a tiny bit more leg room, lots of good movie choices."
Cons: "Food was bleh."

Pros: "It was not crowded breakfast"
Cons: "Breakfast was lousy"

Cons: "Not the best. Marginal food and hassled about carry-on that fit the size requirements. More like premium economy."

Cons: "I could not check in online nor selecting a seat in advance. Getting the boarding pass and the seat was a nightmare. British neither American could not help me out. Horrible experience"

Cons: "Paying for non middle seats"

Cons: "see above."

Pros: "30 year old plane!"
Cons: "No oilers, no individual monitors!"

Cons: "I was rebooked and the process between American and British Airways was very confusing. I was lucky to get a seat on the plane which I had to pay extra for even though I booked in January for an August flight. Also it was crazy that there was no inflight entertainment for such a long flight."

Pros: "Comfortable seats, attentive staff"
Cons: "More non dairy food obtions"

Cons: "I could not check in and pay for my second bag at the kiosk. I had to wait in the very long ticketing line to get help. Also, it was not clear that the international flight flew from the AA terminal and not from the International terminal where Iberia flies from...I had to walk to the AA terminal with all my bags which was stressful since I was dropped off at the international terminal which made sense as it was an international flight and the ticket did not say it was flying from the AA terminal only that it was operated by AA.."

Pros: "Lots of good movies"
Cons: "Less than average legroom for an international flight."

Pros: "Everyone was friendly"
Cons: "Very tight fit."

Pros: "Staff was really friendly Boarding was easy Flight was on time"
Cons: "Not much space within the seats Food was mediocre Entertainment was okay"

Pros: "I gate checked in the stroller at LAX. When it was pretty much dumped in front of me at LHR with an unspecified apology, the sun hood was bent so it doesn't fold right anymore, there's scuff marks on the side, there's a part missing from the left wheel and it drags to one side now. Not happy. If I'd been told, we'll take this off you and damage it, I might have checked it normally. Our car seat was fine."
Cons: "Damaging our stroller. Food wasn't good either. A yogurt with various toppings apparently is a "Continental breakfast"."

Pros: "That the staff at American Aiirlunes were helpful in getting me to my destination."
Cons: "Flight was delayed and then canceled!!!!! I missed my connecting flight in Miami."

Pros: "Nothing. Cause it didn't happen"
Cons: "Mechanics issues. Plane never took off. Never made our connection. Had to get a new flight."

Pros: "Quick to board and on time, plenty of leg room, great new movie and shoe selection during the flight."
Cons: "The food was satisfying, but not great. Entrees were quite salty and bread came a little soggy."

Pros: "The crew was wonderful! Especially Glenda."
Cons: "The flight was delayed six hours."

Pros: "The A321-S was a pretty good aircraft. Nicely updated interior. Staff were young & professional. Everyone was happy, efficient and professional. It was nice to see the Captain smile and say goodbye to ALL the passengers. Well done AA!"

Pros: "The flight attendants were great."
Cons: "The flight was over an hour delayed. that meant I arrived home at 1am. That is a very rough morning."

Pros: "Everything was timely, courteous & pleasant. The aircraft was very clean."

Cons: "No room, limited entertainment, mediocre food. Was a very uncomfortable, long flight! Luggage late coming off plane, missed connecting flight and was not very helpful in getting rebooked."

Pros: "Great entertainment system at each seat"

Cons: "Food was nasty and they didn't have a non dairy option"

Pros: "Customer services was good."
Cons: "Seat was too small,food was disappointed."

Pros: "Movie options"
Cons: "2 hour delay was inconvenient. Like why?"

Pros: "Great choices of entertainment that made the flight very enjoyable"

Pros: "Left on time from LAX"
Cons: "We booked for British Airways since we have good experience with them before but this is "operated by American Airlines" - not sure why they just don't say American Airlines when booking. It's deceiving!!!"

Pros: "The crew relax and smile"
Cons: "very small seats"

Pros: "The handed out the customs forms just before landing because they were too busy chatting. I had to fill up the form during landing and got dizzy. During the fligh I asked for water and the stewardess forgot about it."

Pros: "everything ran like clockwork"

Pros: "they would not let me up grade and there was plenty of room to upgrade"
Cons: "I am handicap and was not given a upgrade"

Pros: "The entertainment was free on our flight and that was very nice. Watch a lot of movies iv been wanting to watch. Pilots flew the plane very well."

Cons: "I bought Japan Air but it was American air.. I'm not buy tickets any more!!"

Pros: "WHAT FOOD.,,,,,,.AA DOSE NOT FEE US OR HAVE ANY ENTERTAINMENT,"
Cons: "NOTHING AA IS JUST AS BAD AS FIJI AIRWAYS"

Pros: "It was a very peaceful flight. The crew was extremely professional, and courteous, one of the members went out of her way, and frankly it was the kindest flight attendant has been to me in a while."
Cons: "The typical complaint you would hear regarding airplane food. Though, it does not warrant a true complaint of the flight."

Cons: "Taking away headphones 40 mins prior to landing is ridiculous. AA needs to abandon Bose or figure out a better way."

Pros: "The flight was on time, even arrived early. Nice crew and plenty of food/snacks. It was good to have a selection of movies and TV shows to watch, too."
Cons: "The lack of space on such a long flight was painful, and there wasn't much opportunity to stretch my legs. I was also seated across from a woman who didn't realize how stupid it was to bring a toddler on a 12 hour flight, and he screamed pretty much the entire time. I couldn't sleep at all and not even headphones drowned it out. That part wasn't really the airline's fault though, and I could see that the flight attendants were asking her several times to get her son to quiet down. I just wish there were regulations on these sorts of situations. Everyone around you suffers when you bring a small child on a very long flight because they will inevitably be bored, cranky and uncomfortable, and because we are confined to our seats, we are forced to suffer through it all. I wish that children under a certain age would not be allowed to board flights over a certain length of time except for special circumstances."

Pros: "New aircraft."
Cons: "The flight from LAX to HKG was diverted to Haneda, Tokyo. The septic tank was not properly emptied in LAX. Flight in Hong Kong was delayed by about 2 hours due to this diversion. I agree with the call from the Captain. It's a pity that the poor quality of service team in LAX (probably 1-2 individuals) caused tremendous inconvenience to passengers and crew."

Pros: "Everyghing was smooth and on time"
Cons: "Nothing at all"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I booked the flight specifically because it was advertised and booked on British Airways, which is considered a nice international airline to fly. The flight was swaped to American Airlines, and I was put on an international flight that was archaic, I would have been better off flying a prop plane from the 1970's."

Pros: "Once in flight, it was a standard smooth ride to Tokyo."
Cons: "Late announcement of flight delay. Cost me 4 extra hours at LAX, doing nothing. Then, flight delayed again for 30 minutes prior to boarding...and yet AGAIN while on the plane...because of a water shortage. What had the crew been doing in between flights?? Lastly, these delays caused the plane to arrive in Tokyo at 12:30AM (originally it was 10:30PM). All transportations options were closed. I had to take a $90 USD taxi fare into the city. JAL or AA should have given travel vouchers to everyone who needed them. BAD SERVICE, BAD COMMUNICATIONS, BAD RATING."

Cons: "all flights delayed"

Pros: "Fast trip to london. Even it was late by more than hours plot made up some lost time. Entertainment was very good both in quality and varieties."
Cons: "Throughout the trip it was very bumbby. The food was not nearly as good as other cross Atlantic airlines."

Pros: "I liked that I landed in time to get to my next flight."
Cons: "I didn't like that I had a child kicking my seat back the whole flight and that the in flight movie that I purchased skipped more than it played."

Cons: "Some of the crew were rude, had us waiting forever get off the plane"

Pros: "Service, clean aircraft, I felt AA cares about me"
Cons: "Changing gates before boarding"

Cons: "Practically no food was served."

Cons: "Flight cancelled , no communication, the flight the next day delayed two hours and we where given four different gate numbers for the flight, walked backwards and forwards trying to find the correct gate with my children."

Pros: "First rate service"

Cons: "Paid extra for carry on,couldnt sit by my wife,no screens but even if there was you now have to pay for an inflight movie,sucked"

Cons: "I was told to go to gate 10, found out my flight was moved to 15 and missed flight sit at airport over"

Pros: "Good attention"
Cons: "Food not Not any enterteinmet unless you pay"

Pros: "The timing"
Cons: "No food, no great entertainment,very tight space"

Pros: "In seat entertainment."
Cons: "Tight seating with little comfort."

Pros: "Smooth flight. Made up time in air. Decent snacks. Professional although not seemingly happy flight attendants."
Cons: "Delayed take off. Sat on tarmac. The outgoing flight had free entertainment via the united app but the return flight required payment for the same fare class and same duration. Ran out of snacks for purchase."

Pros: "Finally getting off the ground"
Cons: "Lack of information about the long delay; poor accommodations for the unplanned overnight stay."

Pros: "It's only an hour flight"
Cons: "Flight was 1.5 hours delayed with no explanation or communication given for over an hour. Uncommunicative crew."

Pros: "Nothing about this airline."
Cons: "The crew at the gate was really rude. Zero customer service. She raised her voice at us and another customer who was charged $50 for our carry on. Not only was the flight delayed for over 2 hours. We were not informed that we could not bring a carry on even when we were at the main entrance with an agent for over 30 mins when you entered the airport. All their staff needs new training everyone kept on giving us a different answer. We asked because of this delayed will our room be comp due to the fact we will be missing our connected flight. On the phone the agent said yes. When we got to the airport that agent said no. When we got on the plane that agent said no. When we landed in Denver that agent comp our room. We ended up booking a room making sure we had a place to stay at night. It created more work for us because we were trying to cancel our room took even more time. Definitely wanted to give United the benefit of the doubt that they were at least at the level of American Airlines. The last time we flew United it was delayed for 8 hours they ended up canceling the flight. When we called they said it was the weather and we told that agent it's mechanical issue because we are watching someone remove the engine. We will stick to American Airlines. Free entertainment."

Pros: "The crew was Amazing!"
Cons: "It was hard to be on an international flight without any power options to charge or entertainment. It seems that a long flight out of the country should provide at least 1 amenity."

Pros: "Super friendly staff, everything was great."
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "I did not like that there was no food. Long flights are supposed to give some, at least a small sandwich."

Cons: "Crew member working at the gate told the lady next to me "get in line if you'd like to complain" regarding the continuous delays. Crew member let us know that united was aware of our delay ed take of 4:05 rather than 1:00pm several hours before yet, We were only informed through notifications in increments of 30 minutes. be transparent with your customers, the delay would have been much less frustrating had we known. Instead notifications every 30mins were teasing us that we're about to leave but it's clear united had not intention of taking off. Also crew member on board serving beverages "I need your money" is an extremely unprofessional and inappropriate way to ask for a card."

Cons: "As a frequent flyer, I'm used to slight delays, waiting around, and standard customer service across airlines. It's safe to say that this was one of the worst flying experiences that I've ever had....6 different 30 minute delays and horrible customer service."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "That my return flight was canceled with no notification after I missed my first flight. I ended up getting a new flight and was never informed that my return flight was cancelled there for when I got to the airport to return home I had to buy another $600 ticket. After buying a new ticket when I missed my first flight (my fault, I know) but I really think I should be compensated for this inconvenience and the lack of notifying me whatsoever."

Cons: "We were in first class first row, the crew kept talking and laughing during the entire flight (this is a 5 hours flight and we landed at 5am). Loud and banging the trolleys (why, everyone is trying to sleep!). We asked them to not speak as loud, but to no avail.... asking for a glass a water was a no no, you could clearly see they were not there to help you... The entertainment system was a vintage tiny TV which did not work well anyway (loss of image...). The seat was half broken. Not sure where the first class experience was. United please do something... Start first with your employees. Send them to Southwest for training..."

Cons: "I thought it was ridiculous you had to pay to watch tv despite there being a monitor in each seat. That was the first time I've encountered that on a flight."

Cons: "I've flown United for years and this was the most cramped plane - I'm 5'9 and I barely fit in the seat with my knees hitting the seat in front of me. Seems as though the seats have also been redone and made thinner - assuming to fit more rows in which results in more uncomfortable seats and far less room. Other than the entertainment on the flight - this was very reminiscent of a Frontier or Spirit airplane ride."

Pros: "Seamless checkin and boarding. We were early to get into Denver and things were on time."
Cons: "Things were a bit crowded and options for food were limited"

Pros: "Was in the exit row which was great, I'm tall and I was able to be comfortable"
Cons: "Delayed started at 1 hour then 2.5 then 3.5 hours. Didn't get to my final destination until 1 am"

Pros: "Met newest grandson"
Cons: "Missing flight due to gate change."

Pros: "safe"
Cons: "They where late coming for about 30 minutes and going back it was late 3 hours. very frustrating for picks."

Pros: "Pilot and stewards were upbeat and cheerful."
Cons: "sfo had shut down a runway so we were 3 hours late."

Pros: "We made up late departure and arrival was close to ontime."
Cons: "Tight seating and luggage overhead bin storage too small. Our bins were already full with others bags when we boarded. Wonder why the bins above your assigned seat would be used by other passengers."

Pros: "I had an entire row to myself."

Cons: "The flight was late, the seats have less leg room and the passengers were crabby"

Pros: "Good service"

Pros: "Much better flight from HOU-PTY. Crew was more friendly. Option to qatch free movies on my personal device is great."
Cons: "4 hour flight and only a small pouch of savory snacks and some mints! Leg room is very limited."

Pros: "Surprised! My experience with United has typically been very poor. It's usually my last choice when choosing an airline. This is the first time I can honestly say I had a good experience on United. Plane was new, seats were very comfortable ans spacious (very rare), attendants were all under 70 years old and service was spot on. Huge change from the United I know."
Cons: "You have to pay for satellite TV, usually free on other major carriers."

Pros: "Two really nice flight attendants."
Cons: "You had two excellent crew members and one who was in fact a little rude- was startled because usually flight attendants are very friendly. It made me even say something to the other crew member, who herself was incredibly nice, and eased the situation. Also, it was laughable how much leg room I had. I am not sure that I will fly united again for that reason. I normally don't ever write reviews, but the amount of space given was absolutely ridiculous."

Cons: "It was a very very rough flight both landing and taking off from Denver. We were bounced around quite a while. I will make it a point in the future to avoid flying through Denver."

Pros: "Arrived about 15 mins early. Not bad"

Cons: "Not enough room to write my opinion !!!"

Cons: "I spent 8 hours waiting for a connecting the scheduled time was less than one hour"

Cons: "The pilots were late which cost us our departure so that we ran into restrictions based on weather. Thus we missed our connection in Panama City. United should ensure pilots are on time."

Pros: "Worst flight ever. I wont bother letting you know how you ruined my day. Youre turning air travel a joke. The only thing mastered by you is security procedures. In the name of 20+ party we were, united is the worst ever and next time we will pay extra for a decent airline."

Pros: "no delays. quick flight & boarding"

Pros: "Take off and landing was 15 mins ahead of schedule."
Cons: "Legroom on the plane was cramped."

Cons: "The United girl at the counter accepting the checked luggage was extremely rude. The line to get to TSA security was insanely long and they kept moving us around"

Cons: "The snacks where gross."

Cons: "Plane was not up to par with other current planes. Pricing was high for not having more leg space, TV's which should be a standard by now, and free liquor/wine on international flights! United is truly a disappointment and I may not be flying with them anymore if I had a choice"

Pros: "II like the speed of the overall flight. The group was boarded promptly and we leave right one time. Everything was efficient and done in a quick and timely manner."
Cons: "There's no entertainment in the plane whatsoever, but it's understandle. Flights for United are generally cheaper than most so I don't expect anything fancy or entertaining."

Pros: "watching free movies used to be the only good thing about flying."
Cons: "Not being able to watch movies for free is BOGUS. That used to be the only good thing about flying."

Pros: "Flight left on time and arrived early. Not just this time but also the last four times I took this flight. That's what it's all about."

Pros: "informative and accurate why we could not take off on time"

Pros: "Early arrival is always good. The crew was pleasant and professional."
Cons: "The seats are too crowded and the $95 charge for an upgraded seat is too high."

Pros: "I want to thank United for taking excellent care with my mobility issues (broken ankle). From changing the seats to provide wheelchairs, made things much easier."
Cons: "I put food poor as there was no N/A...we did not get anything for the redeye flight."

Pros: "I appreciated the updates and prompt boarding with my flight. It was organized."
Cons: "The crew was very unprofessional. I was NOT offered any drinks and they raised their voices at me to straighten my chair. I guess they assumed I didn't speak or understand English. Don't expect much from them. I'm just glad I got from a to b."

Pros: "Never ever again. Delay after delay, maintenance issues and when you get to your destination, your bag for which you had to pay $25 looks like someone played soccer with."
Cons: "With all the fees I payed, my flight was very expensive. Don't fall for kayak or other sites deals. It's not a deal at all. If you live in Chicago area, fly southwest out of Midway. They'll get you to almost all destinations in US... always on time and no bag fees... plus you'll get a snack"

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