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Low season

January

High season

June

Cheapest flight

$43

Average price round-trip

$219

Good deal round-trip

$166

Good deal one-way

$99
Best time to beat the crowds with an average 42% drop in price.
Most popular time to fly with an average 30% increase in price.
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Top tips for finding a cheap flight out of Chicago

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $99 or less one-way and $166 or less round-trip.
  • Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be May, June and July. The cheapest month to fly is January.
  • Morning departure is around 6% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
  • Travelers flying American Airlines from Chicago to Boston should remember that the airline’s hub is at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). You’ll arrive through Terminal B, and the airline’s Admirals Club is located at the same terminal. Members and holders and registered cards enjoy unrestricted access to this amenity. However, Economy Class travelers can access it at a reduced cost.
  • If you’re departing to BOS via Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), you’ll find a road system between the terminal and the secure area. Inter-terminal movement between the two buildings is through a pedestrian bridge. However, every traveler must be cleared at the security checkpoint in the terminal building on the way out to the concourse.
  • Suppose you’re flying aboard Delta Airlines from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). In that case, you’ll be glad to note that the carrier allows pets such as cats and dogs in the cabin. Nevertheless, your four-legged friends must bear certified vaccination certificates and relevant health licenses. Still, it would help if you confined them in their cages to prevent them from disturbing other passengers.
  • Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) sits about 10.7 miles from Downtown Chicago, and several public transportation options travel between the two destinations. The most convenient commute from downtown Chicago to MDW is via the Orange Line train. The train regularly plies between the two points, covering the distance in approximately 20-25min.
  • Before your trip from Chicago to BOS, you might wish to have a private session with the Almighty. Those departing through ORD will be glad to know that this prayer suite is tucked away from the noisy terminals. The airport’s chapel lies on the Mezzanine level of Terminal 2, atop the Delta Air Lines ticket desk.
  • If you’re looking at flights from Chicago to Boston, there are two different airports that you can fly out of. O'Hare International Airport is the largest airport in the region and harbors a high concentration of flights, while Chicago Midway International Airport is a smaller choice that is located only several miles from the city’s downtown.
  • Hoping to have a direct flight from Chicago to Boston? There are several major airlines that you can choose from. Southwest Airlines is popular amongst travelers with a large amount of luggage, as they allow you to check up to two bags for free, while Delta Airlines offers many upgrade options for those who would prefer more comfortable chairs or extra legroom.
  • For those that are traveling with kids, make sure to stop by one of the several children’s play areas located in Logan International Airport. These play areas are free for all travelers and feature a variety of toys, games, and activities that will help kids (and their parents) unwind after a long day of traveling.
  • To help pass the time before your flight takes off from O'Hare International Airport, see if you can access one of the airport’s private lounges. American, United, and Delta Airlines all have lounges in Chicago, and they often provide complimentary or reduced price access passes for their customers.
  • Flying can sometimes be stressful, so make sure you’re taking the time to unwind before boarding your plane. O'Hare International Airport has both a fitness club and a yoga room, both of which are perfect ways to let off some steam and relax before embarking on a day of traveling.
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Top 5 airlines serving Chicago to Boston Logan Intl

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8.3
SouthwestOverall score based on 15293 reviews
8.6Boarding
8.3Comfort
8.9Crew
7.9Entertainment
7.7Food
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Pros: "Crew was funny and pleasant."
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Pros: "Crew was funny and pleasant."
Pros: "Crew and flight itself was great"
Cons: "Temperature was too warm"
Cons: "Nothing boarded right onto the plane without any problems"
Pros: "Free checked bags are such a great perk. Complimentary beverages and snacks are nice."
Cons: "Crew was courteous but lacked that spark/ energy you generally get on a Southwest flight. Also, seating is extremely tight and uncomfortable. It’s bearable for a short flight but would be horrid for anything more than a couple of hours."
Pros: "The crew was amazing."
Pros: "Great job accomodating my disability."
Cons: "The pre-boarding was very chaotic."
Cons: "Very friendly and attentive flight attendants."
Pros: "We arrived 20 minutes ahead of schedule!"
Cons: "Everything was great!"
Cons: "Very late - kept pushing the departure and the final departure info quoted arrival a t 7:40pm but in fact we arrived at 8:09pm"
Cons: "Nothing. Everything was excellent."
Pros: "Seats new plane."
Cons: "Delayed loading really badly managed little info on problem."
Cons: "Love Southwest, never had delays and the staff are very friendly"
Cons: "No WiFi and no one notified us we were delayed."
Cons: "On time"
Pros: "The crew was attentive."
Cons: "No phone chargers on the plane. WiFi was not available for that particular flight. We sat on the plane at the gate for almost an hour before the plane started moving and the crew said the delays were due to “paperwork”"
Cons: "Had a 1.5 hour delay due to a mechanical issue."
Cons: "Even with the air vent open, it was a bit warm. Traveling with my dog, had to pick the case up so she could get some fresh air."
Cons: "The flight was 4 hours late."
Pros: "Ample seat room. Not full flight. Attentive flight attendants."
Cons: "Cup of hot tea was very small."
Cons: "Savvy travelers likely knew today would present possible delays so that was inevitable. However when we boarded the plane and the cabin was closed, even I expected to depart close to our announced delayed time of 925p. But after a considerable wait and no word, finally we were told, around 940p, that we were waiting on 20 passengers and their luggage from a connecting flight. If that was the case to begin with, why board is early in the first place? Why not just tell us we’d wait till the connecting flight arrived for the rest of our passengers to join us? Instead, we waited on the plane, and even once the passengers were on board we THEN had to wait for their luggage AND the paperwork to be dealt with! A 1205a arrival became a 1a arrival, and then (no fault of Southwest Airlines), we had to deal with one luggage carousel pickup at Logan. It was a horrible end to a long night of travel."
Pros: "Flight was amazing!"
Pros: "From car rental to the gate in 20 minutes Every detail went well"
Pros: "Once again, a Southwest flight crew made the discomfort of flying a little less onerous by being friendly and funny. People were actually laughing out loud. The seats are so small you’re packed in like sardines, the food offering is a lousy bag of pretzels. But the flight crew? They were truly pros."
Cons: "See above — it’s just misery to fly in tiny seats."
Cons: "We fles from Chicago to Boston. One of our bags went on from Boston to Baltimore and took 24 hours to get to us."
Pros: "I made it home"
Cons: "Delayed ~2 hours, made us rush to board, this I understand but then we waited in the hot plane 15-20 minutes for more people to board."
Cons: "Delay"
Pros: "Had an early morning flight, boarding started on time and was very quick and easy. I was able to get a good seat on the plane pretty easily. Also, deboarding was easy and efficient."
Cons: "The planes are always too cold."
Cons: "Very cold!"
Pros: "Didn't crash."
Cons: "In wheelchair and needed assistance boarding. In fact there were 3 of us and no assistance. They started boarding others and then that made it difficult to board. I felt neglected and in everyone's way. No food available on flight to purchase. Because of time difference, after landing and customs check, I was hungry but didn't think I had enough time to get anything. If I had known the plane was delayed, I would have gotten something to take on board. I arrived at Ontario Airport at 10 45pm which was 12:45pm by my stomachs time and I hadn't eaten anything since lunch."
Pros: "On time departure and arrival."
Cons: "Everything was great!"
Pros: "I like the boarding method a lot, everyone should do it that way. The staff is kind and polite overall. Their baggage policy is what brings me back every time."
Cons: "I wish they weren't so stingy with the soda drinks. I was feeling very thirsty and they give you a tiny cup. I tried to get up to get another drink only to get chastised back into my seat to anxiously wait for them to come around again."
Cons: "Almost never used to have a delayed SWA flight. Now it is commonplace. Gate attendants rarely say anything of explanation or apology, as if you will always just be there. Not necessarily so."
Cons: "This flight was missed due to the delay, not leaving until 8:35."
Pros: "Everything!"
Cons: "There was nothing to dislike!"
Pros: "the boarding agent was hilarious"
Pros: "Free luggage!"
Cons: "No access to movies"
Pros: "Southwest is now my favorite airline. They have the best crew ever and they got the process of boarding downpack."
Pros: "Boarding and exiting went fine. Other than a rude passenger, the flight attendants were very courteous, even to her."
Pros: "The flight was smooth; take off and landing were easy; the plane was clean."
Cons: "There was some rain that delayed take off; first 30 min., then an hour; then 2 hours; then over 3 hours. The crew did not give updates. When there were updates the speaker system at MDW was so faint that it could not be heard. Awful job Southwest."
Cons: "Cramped seating flight was just about sold out"
Pros: "Well organized. Pleasant crew."
Cons: "No issues"
Pros: "Fantastic flights, left on time and arrived early for both legs of the trip."
Pros: "Friendly staff. Variety of snack selection."
Pros: "Plane is not full."
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "Delayed almost an hour Malfunctioing / nonfunctioing toilets"
Pros: "Delayed by 2.5 hours - every 30 minutes or so we got an update saying it'd be another 30 minutes"
Pros: "I got home"
Cons: "Zero entertainment; zero meals (snacks only); cup of soda; couldn't sit with family because boarding pass was at the end of the "Bs." Very uncomfortable."
Pros: "Professional crew, even when the obviously drunk woman and her husband in front of us made a stink about 'water service only' on the 23-minute flight."
Cons: "Very crowded flight. The plan sat with no circulating air on the tarmac for 40 minutes waiting to take off. Apologetic pilot kept us in the loop, though."
Pros: "free snacks, comfortable seat, friendly crew."
Cons: "limited channels on free tv there used to be more when they had a different partner. I did watch ESPN for the first time on a flight. The stream was a little choppy on my device"
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "Staff was courteous and helpful. Loved all smiling faces"
Cons: "Great people to fly with JetBlue"
Cons: "Tv dont work in a fly of 4hr 30 min"
Cons: "Was 2hrs behind schedule"
Pros: "Free wireless"
Cons: "I'm not in Charlotte"
Pros: "The available movies were pretty good."
Cons: "The crew member serving the food was way too slow."
Cons: "Flight was 3 1/2 hours delayed. In-flight entertainment system didn’t function. They didn’t perform a beverage/snack service. Very poor overall. Disappointing."
Cons: "One hour delay on plane. Over weight. Hot plane. Uncomfortable"
Cons: "Our flight was delayed 4 times. We then sat on the runway for an extra 45 minutes because someone’s tv did not work. We missed our set transportation which was already rescheduled 4 times and had to pay $150 Uber to get home"
Pros: "JetBlue always offers great service, entertainment and snacks."
Cons: "Nothing except the weather. A little windy and bumpy. :)"
Cons: "They had to reset entertainment sets 3 times before they started working. This happens regularly on the SFO to BOS jetblue flight."
Pros: "crew was friendly enough, provided the bare minimum of service"
Cons: "running water in the bathrooms hot coffee and tea"
Pros: "Unbelievable for the price."
Cons: "Nothing bad to say."
Cons: "Left very late because of delayed inbound flight and need for deicing."
Pros: "Great crew and service"
Cons: "The delay was longgg but I know that couldn’t be avoided"
Pros: "Very smooth flight and all the staff were really nice."
Cons: "2 hours late!"
Cons: "The cabin crew was a little lacking and the captain did not mentioned that we had landed almost a full hour later than scheduled."
Pros: "Pilot’s smooth take off and landing."
Cons: "The weather haha."
Cons: "They really shouldn’t take 20 minutes to advertise their credit card mid flight."
Pros: "I liked that the pilot was able to make up some time because our flight was delayed over one hour in Chicago."
Cons: "The notification that the flight was boarding early. I enabled notifications and still did not receive notification that the plane was boarding."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Being delayed from 6am to 1:30pm"
Pros: "Flight was delayed 30 minutes at takeoff but landed when it was scheduled, so it was fine. Flight attendants didn’t make you stay in your seat, so you could use the lavatory. A fine, uneventful flight. Free WiFi. Snacks. Drinks. Fairly comfortable seats with decent legroom."
Cons: "Wish the seats in front of the emergency exit reclined."
Pros: "The crew was unfailing cheerful and helpful. The seats are comfortable and there’s a little more space than some airlines. The fight and particularly the landing was very smooth. Great experience!"
Pros: "Flight attendants were great."
Cons: "Red eye flight was delayed over an hour. Caused me to miss my connection in the AM, my two new options were an out of state airport or a six hour wait at the airport. Unfortunately the girl who sat next to me had panic attacks and ‘seizures’ the whole flight long, requesting medical personnel on board and the constant attention of the attendants. No sleep to be had. By far my worst experience flying all around."
Pros: "Seat space for each passenger"
Pros: "Turbulence, wait time before landing and staying still for long periods on bothends"
Pros: "crew was supportive. wifi in the flight"
Cons: "the wait time and the boarding, off boarding of the flight. No electricity in the aircraft."
Pros: "Nothing!"
Cons: "IT WAS TWO BOURS LATE!"
Pros: "The crew talked a big game. They were ready for anything, including loss of cabin pressure, paid snacks, and even a water landing."
Cons: "No water landing! I was excited to float around on a hot day, go down an awesome slide, and catch some sick waves, but come on people, we never even got a chance!"
Cons: "could not make it in time. Then we got on plane and pilot said it was an electrical problem on the flight but the generators were now up and at em again. Very hair raising ride for me - got in at 2:30 am with another hour to drive home - and I lost a LOT of confidence which I have always had in Jet Blue. I hope this is not the future we can expect with you"
Pros: "Entertainment, food, crew, and cleanliness were 100000% on point. Loved it."
Cons: "Turbulence and the flight was longer than necessary because we had to go around bad weather. Not the fault of JetBlue!"
Pros: "Cheerful, efficient service. No hidden costs. Free gate to gate WiFi. Comfortable seats. Never flown them before and they are now at the top of my list."
Cons: "Nothing yet."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable."
Cons: "Flight was very late leaving Chicago. We sat on the plane for quite a while (over 30 min) shut up tight with little air circulation AND no information about why we were not leaving the gate. Flight crew were not very friendly - almost "marched" up and down the aisle and barked at people."
Pros: "Adequate leg room and ability to take a carry on we if your extra charge"
Cons: "Flight delayed from Raleigh to Boston due to weather. Flight time moved up slightly and we were told by Mike at gate C-8 that we would make our connecting international flight but we didn’t. Total nightmare. Incompetence everywhere’s we looked with this airline. STAY AWAY!!!!!!!!!"
Pros: "comfortable seats TV great beverages--actually get can or bottle"
Cons: "when we checked it, did not put us together"
Pros: "I dont usually fly, staff was friendly and helpful, made my experience less stressful."
Cons: "No movies just Direct TV."
Pros: "The comfort of the seats are amazing. I was able to sleep through almost all of the flight."
Pros: "Great crew and comfortable seat, generous drinks and snacks."
Cons: "Flight was delayed twice, and then boarded even later than second delayed time."
Pros: "No gate, waited 2 hours in plane"
Pros: "Everything is ok"
Cons: "Not a thing"
Cons: "Delayed two hours"
Pros: "They were very efficient on getting people on the plane"
Cons: "I had gotten sick on a flight....just a little and did not receive alot of help from staff as there was no bag for me in my seat. I had to clean up the area. I also found there was not spray if needed for this sort of accident. Other issue - which is just a general is people who bring the big suitcases and people who have smaller cannot get it in overhead due to the size. Also the fees for a second bag is ridiculous and it was unfortunate that I had to pay as if I did not then I would have been over. either way....lose lose"
Cons: "Turbulence was terrible, understand that is not JetBlue issue - wanted to note."
Pros: "Captain and crew"
Cons: "Luggage handling"
Pros: "You took great care of my wife who needed a wheelchair. the flight itself was delayed due to weather. I totally understand. I love the extra legroom"
Cons: "flight was delayed 2 hours :("
Pros: "Extra leg room"
Cons: "On both legs of our vacation, going and coming we experienced long delays , 2 hours Boston.to Vhicago and 3 hours Chicago to Boston"
Pros: "My experience was definitely improved because I happened to be traveling with my elderly mother, who needed wheelchair assistance. Thanks to her, we boarded early and had aisle seats near the front."
Cons: "My tray table was broken. I'm tired of the same unimaginative snack choices."

Left 30 minutes late. Front lavatory was out of order.

Wi-Fi on a much delayed departure would have been good

Pros: "Good organization, good hygiene, polite crew."
Cons: "We arrived around 39 minutes early and the whole process was very smooth"
Cons: "Significant delay of departure."
Cons: "Made us check our carry ons and there was plenty of space in the cabin overhead comoartments"
Pros: "price great; direct flight;"
Cons: "cramped"
Cons: "The carrots were hard and the bread was cold."
Pros: "Service was great."
Cons: "It was a shortest duration flight of the three so I couldn’t point out here what was lacking. Thank you!"
Cons: "Flight attendant in First class was visibly frustrated and unfriendly. He was not helping with my simple request for a blanket. Also, the were no food service in first class."
Cons: "Smooth flight, great crew."
Pros: "Flight crew was very friendly and helpful. The drink package for comfort trip was fantastic and worth it."
Cons: "There was zero entertainment inflight and logging onto Wi-Fi was very difficult. I would rather have had free Wi-Fi and a screen to watch movies/games on rather than or in addition to the drinks."
Cons: "Check in was terrible- long wait just for drop off of already checked in bags"
Cons: "It was late"
Pros: "Seats are fine. Ordering system is up to date."
Cons: "After the first two hours of my flight (which I sleep through) I couldn’t buy a drink a soda or anything."
Pros: "individual TVs"
Cons: "it would be great if you could not use all those one-use plastic cups. waste is a real issue in the US and the solution is using re-usable items like washable cups. Unboarding was a nightmare and it started to get really hot waiting to get off."
Pros: "Good snack selection. Crew was personable."
Pros: "Crew was nice and welcoming"
Cons: "Well, if our plane had been leaving on time it would've been superb."
Cons: "No in flight entertainment behind the seat"
Cons: "Notify the delay quickly"
Pros: "Helpful"
Cons: "More print media to read on"
Pros: "Crew was great."
Cons: "Couldn’t hear/understand the pilot"
Pros: "Good seating, great food, good service."
Pros: "Flight attendant in first class was amazing."
Cons: "Slight delay of flight"
Cons: "My kids were asleep when the flight attendant passed the snacks . I asked to get the snack for them and she told me they will have to get it in the back of plane once awake. Didn’t argue but was surprised"
Pros: "Very friendly crew with a clean plane!"
Cons: "N/A"
Cons: "It was delayed"
Pros: "N/A"
Cons: "Chinese Eastern did not try to help and solve my problem."
Pros: "This was my daughter’s first solo travel home from college. She said the staff was helpful and kind. She loved that the flight was not over crowded. It was a smooth flight."
Cons: "Only negative thing she could say was her flight was delayed an hour. But that isn’t terrible considering all the holiday travelers."
Cons: "Wheelchair shortage on arrival, although I had one reserved. Waited for a while then walked. Not ideal. Very long wait for bus to rental car center."
Cons: "We thought we were flying AirFrance as our emails came from them and were surprised to learn after waiting in the AirFrance baggage drop queue for 30 mins that we were in the wrong place."
Pros: "Delta employees exceedingly cordial. food poor to moderate, seating space impossibly small but pillow and blanket were provided"
Cons: "seats too close from front to back, and not adequately cushioned"
Cons: "Double booking and payment of flight. Dropped flight bookings. Not a good trip"
Pros: "No delay and friendly crew!"
Cons: "Not much leg room and the coffee was horrific."
Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "N/a"
Cons: "Dripped on!!!!!!"
Pros: "Flight itself uneventful"
Cons: "Lateness"
Pros: "I was with my friend"
Cons: "Delayed 12+ hours"
Pros: "We had a 2 1/2 delay due to mechanical issues but the crews, flight and ground, did a great job. Thanks."
Pros: "It left and arrived on time"
Cons: "They didn’t have wine in such a long flight"
Pros: "Happy to get an earlier flight - and was put in ComfortPlus"
Cons: "Small plane, no entertainment (movies, music)"
Cons: "It takes time and worries to find the air train and Aeroflot registration."
Pros: "My flight was great. Boarding was easy and the seats were comfortable."
Pros: "One crew member, young dark haired woman, was particularly accommodating. Male attendant was firm and funny."
Cons: "Typical cramped plane, too many planes going out of same gate are simultaneously"
Pros: "The service was amazing , the staff was honestly friendly and nice"
Pros: "Friendly crew with modern plane"
Cons: "Why am I paying for first class for just snacks I can buy in an airport shop?"
Pros: "Food available was good."
Cons: "Very tight space- could not reach floor when person in front of me moved seat into recline position. Could not get out of seat to go to bathroom when my seat mates were sleeping. Tough to load- tight spaces."
Cons: "Layover"
Pros: "The Gogo Inflight wifi and entertainment did not work for even a minute. I choose flights based on their amenities and this one had offered full WIFI service which swayed me to choose to fly with Delta. I'm not sure who is to blame about this issue but I'm pretty frustrated that it was completely dysfunctional."

Quick flight and smooth.

It was on time.

The seats weren’t cleaned and the tray tables were filthy

Cons: "The Terminal in Chicago had no open amenities and overcrowded."
Cons: "Leave a seat empty in the middle could be good for social distancing"
Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "Seat was uncomfortable. Flight was much too crowded"
Cons: "Everyone was very rude and would not answer questions and flight very delayed. No bad weather conditions"
Pros: "Flight was cancelled after multiple delays & I changed to United."
Cons: "Stop delaying & canceling flights, especially last minute"
Pros: "I was pleased there was entertainment for a short flight."
Cons: "My original flight was cancelled and I could only be booked onto one the following day, causing me to miss a good portion of my dear friend's wedding festivities. I am pretty bummed to have paid the amount for a Friday flight only to be able to arrive on Saturday."
Pros: "Really easy boarding and flight. Great in flight entertainment options."
Pros: "Seat assignment process was great and considerate of my preferences."
Cons: "If AA could fix its luggage handling process that would be great. BOTH (!) of my bags have been lost on this flight. Both have been eventually located, recovered and delivered to me, but experience was not pleasant this time."
Cons: "Flight was delayed by an hour. My bag did not get on the correct plane. It had to be delivered the following day."
Pros: "I received the survey for this flight before we even boarded lol. People’s online boarding passes had expired. Noted that it was “due to weather” weather is totally clear, haven’t seen a flake of snow, it’s just cold."
Pros: "Comfortable seats and snack / drinks service"
Cons: "Delayed flight departure and bumpy landing"
Cons: "I was apparently "flagged" by British Airways for extra security checks. As I understood it in London, I was randomly selected for this security check. This then apparently meant that I was to be flagged for all subsequent flights. This meant that in Chicago, after going through two other security checks that day (Zurich and London) and completing customs, I had to engage in a full Homeland security check. This involved removing protective covers from my laptop and phone that were hard to get off (not meant to be taken off regularly) and a full body search that I did not have to do in London. After many hours of traveling, this was very a frustrating experience."
Pros: "Gate agents were timely."
Cons: "There was not a wheelchair at the arrival as previously agreed with American. No food on board - just drinks. Boarding took forever."
Cons: "It was not clear that I needed a different 6 letter code to checkin using the AA website. I finally got frustrated and called AA only to find out the code was different. The codes should have been the same or you should have referenced it on the website when I tried to check in"
Pros: "Our plane was late getting to the gate. They kept us informed and turned it around pretty quickly. There were storms between Chicago and Rochester so we were rerouted. As a result the hour flight was an hour and a half. The pilot kept us informed and it was a very smooth flight. So even though I was over an hour late arriving I so appreciated the communications and the safer route. AA seems to be communicating more than other airlines and I appreciate that. Flying is absolutely no fun anymore so you take what you can get for the positives."
Cons: "WiFi wasn’t working so I couldn’t communicate my late arrival to family picking me up."
Cons: "inflight entertainment wasn't working on my seat only which made my 6 hour flight seem even longer :("
Cons: "On my first flight from SLC to ORD I asked 3 different American Airlines employees if I needed to pay for my carryon before I got on the plane. They all said no. I got on the plane, put my carryon under the seat in front of me and everything was great. I landed in Chicago, got to my gate, went to board and this very rude employee stopped me after I scanned my ticket and told me I couldn’t board with my bag. The EXACT bag I had boarded with in SLC. After harshly grabbing my bag and putting it in the carryon basket to check for size, she wouldn’t let me pass by her into the boarding bridge and told me I was going to have to pay. I tried explaining that I had asked I’m SLC if I needed to check it and they had all said no and that it fit under my seat. She said, “I don’t care what they said in SL, this is what I’m saying here.” And directed me to the front desk where I had to pay $50!! $50 for a carryon backpack that fit under my seat comfortably 20 minutes before!! Without saying a word (cause I didn’t want to yell at the poor girl behind the desk) I paid the $50 and proceeded to enter the bridge but before I passed through, the rude woman said, “have a nice flight ma’am” and scoffed!! An audible scoff. So I’m short, I hate American Airlines and I will do my BEST to not have to fly with them in the future."
Pros: "Wi-Fi was great. Watched two movies. Flight was on time and painless"
Cons: "Only complimentary snack was pretzels and only a cup of water."
Cons: "Flight was delayed by untold circumstances causing us to miss our connecting flight to Venice."
Pros: "On time departure and early arrival"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Nice crew Spacious plane"
Pros: "The crew was amazing, flight was very smooth, arrived early, plane clean, service was great."
Cons: "For being in first class, my seat did not recline so I couldn't sleep and audio for my entertainment center was not working"
Cons: "Great trip"
Pros: "Not turbulence"
Pros: "Was on time."
Cons: "Not eventful."
Pros: "Great boarding, crew and seating space"
Cons: "Bathroom line for some reason was always long. Entertainment via wifi was just ok. Older movies only. New movies on the tiny screens that come down every 4 rows or so."
Cons: "Luggage did not make the transfer on time (Chicago-Charlotte after Tokyo), although they had about 45 minutes to load it. Do not buy an international ticket with less than 1.5 hours transfer time. (It took 45 minutes to get through customs/immigration and retrieve luggage for transfer."
Cons: "flight kept getting changed from delayed to on time then we finally get on the runway and have to shut the engines down and we were told that we would have to wait there for an hour"
Pros: "Short flight"
Cons: "Really unconfortable seats."
Cons: "All was excellent! Only the internet was not working good , payed for all flight access but most of the time the internet was not working. Anyway I contacted support team and they refunded me"
Pros: "United airlines canceled a flight last minute that I needed in order to get to my best friends' wedding on time, I usually fly AA but the United flights were slightly cheaper at the time. The options United gave me would have had me missing the wedding, AA had more flights that allowed me to make it in time, considering it was booked 12 hours before take-off, it was decently reasonable and left on time and got in early (imagine that, United). Thank you American Airlines, again!"
Pros: "on time"
Cons: "very cold"
Cons: "The entertainment system in my seat was broken. Was a bummer since we added a extra hour ground hold for weather."
Cons: "This made the check in process extremely frustrating and confusing. Traveling with my elderly dad who had to squeeze between two large men for 7 hours because people who actually booked the airline got priority seating. We had to pay an extra $500 to upgrade to comfortable seats. Not pleased w Kayak."
Pros: "First class flight attendant was awesome!!"
Pros: "Staff was very nice; very courteous."
Cons: "We were delayed for 2 hours! I had a premium seat but still ended up boarding with Group 6. Almost ran out of room and had to check my roller. Not happy with late boarding given that when I booked my ticket, it said I'd have priority seating."
Pros: "I enjoyed the entertainment because I don't watch movies in the theater often. The movies I saw in-flight were recent films I've been wanting to see and made time pass fairly quickly."
Cons: "I'm not a giant, but there definitely was not enough leg room in the main cabin. I could not sit comfortably, especially in the middle seat."
Pros: "Ok flight"
Cons: "Not iberia"
Pros: "The crew were exceptionally friendly and helpful. They made the negatives about the flight much more bearably be their excellence service whether during boarding, in flight, or after landing."
Cons: "I booked the flight originally through british airways and expected your standard, modern plane for cross atlantic travel. Boarding to find myself on a 767 designed (and likely built) in the 80s was rather disappointing."
Pros: "Crew professional and pleasant"
Cons: "Food not applicable"
Pros: "The in-flight entertainment, the refreshments, the staff."
Cons: "Flight was a little late. Flight also had many different boarding classes that were seated earlier than us - what seemed like an abnormal amount of loyalty/upgrade classes."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Thought it was funny I didn't get a survey about my disaster trying to leave Boston, only the on time flight getting back. 6 hour delay leaving because of a warning light they didn't catch to begin with. Missed a whole day of vaca. No help once they deplaned us. Horrible flight. First time on American too. Paid for a window seat specific and had no window."
Pros: "Overall it was a fine flight we were delayed an hour boarding. But this is good because apparently they didn't have a place for us to unload in Boston and we would rather be walking around the terminal in Chicago than sitting on the plane on the runway"
Pros: "Entertainment system has a good selection"
Cons: "No earphones to listen to the soundtrack on the entertainment system"
Pros: "the crew handled the lengthy delay as well as they could, seems like they didn't have any information either which is ridiculous."
Cons: "We boarded the plane at 1:30 for a 2:00 flight, there was a filter out in one of the three bathrooms; the option to take a 45 min flight without use of the restrooms was there, we were told to use the restroom if we needed to before the flight so everyone did... then we continued to sit on the ground for two hours. After two hours we were allowed to get off the plane, 20 minutes later back onto the plane, backed away from the gate and then pulled into a different gate and were told to get back off the plane. At this point we were given no info or direction but to go talk to special services if we want to re-book a different flight (sold out until at the earliest 8:15pm). After about an hour they announce they are re-boarding the original plane, takes another 45 minutes to board the plane, then we are told two separate issues caused this lengthy delay one was a filter in the bathroom and the other was a thermostat... seems like very basic standard maintenance issues that could have been avoided with routine checks. We were offered zero compensation, the trip took over 6 hours in all to fly from Philadelphia PA to Boston MA; a trip I could have driven in less time. I continue to have issues with American Airlines and "mechanical" delays, the last flight i was on From Charlotte to Baltimore was delayed an hour due to a strap in the cargo area. I don't understand the logic behind the decisions made to hold the full plane over 5 hours instead of taking a 45 minute flight, but I will say the crew was very apologetic and handled the situation well."
Pros: "Very affordable! Traveling can be difficult, especially from Chicago O'hare - one of the busiest airports in the country - but everything was made easy for me and was a breeze!"
Cons: "No complaints here!"
Pros: "On time"

Nonstop flight you can’t beat it for the price!

Flight was delayed about 20 mins, but they kept it “on time” status until 6:02, flights was supposed to leave at 6:01. I just wish they had been more upfront about the delay from the start

Plane supposed to leave FLL to TYS at 530p. There was 2nd flight scheduled for 830p. Flight 973 delayed until 9p. No explanations given. Flight did not start boarding until 920p. We didn't leave FLL until 10p. The other flight, the one at 830p was on time and arrived on time. I want an explanation for why flight 973 was delayed and why the delay was delayed from 920 to 10p before leaving FLL. I was at the airport waiting for my flight for over 8hrs. My flight was delayed 4-1/2 hrs, 530-10p. I want an explanation and I want some sort of compensation for such poor service. I didn't arrive in Knoxville until after MIDNIGHT Sun Aug 31st. I had to arrange for transportation home from the airport as my flight was delayed and delayed again and they had no idea when I would actually arrive. Isn't it a law that requires a passenger be compensated if their flight is >4 hours delayed? Allegiant apparently thinks they have no responsibility to give any reasons for their flight delays. We're just supposed to take it and like it. I requested seat on 830p flight and was told there were no available seats. Allegiant personnel was zero help from check in to crew on plane and again on ground in Knoxville. Useless is the word I would use.

There is no food offered, not only are you not allowed carry on luggage with your flight but the checked in luggage is 10 pounds less than the traditional 50 pound limit. That is very disappointing and certainly compromises the value of the discount pricing.

Cons: "Wish we had arrived on time we are an hour and a half late"
Pros: "Exceptional crew, easy boarding and flight"
Cons: "Everything was great"
Pros: "The direct flight is amazing. The status updates were great. The crew was super friendly."
Cons: "Not much, it was great. No more masks for vaccinated people would be awesome."
Cons: "Communication with the customers"
Pros: "Flight was on time"
Pros: "The plane was super clean, no fear of COVID-19."
Cons: "They should have let us know we would be diverted to Des Moines, and 2 hours Late to BMI before we got to the airport"
Pros: "Allegiant does a great job of turning flights and getting you out on time in general. The crew is friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Temp in the cabin was a little chilly but not totally uncomfortable"
Cons: "We had a 40-minute mechanical delay."
Pros: "The crew was very nice, the flight was smooth and my husband and I got a full row to ourselves."
Cons: "Seats are not that comfortable, no entertainment."
Pros: "the crew was very helpful"
Cons: "seats could have been a little wider"
Pros: "Crew, check in and access"
Cons: "Seats are getting a bit tiny and the trays are small. Comfort and baggage prices are starting to drive the price out of competitiveness."
Pros: "Not much after sitting in the airport for two extra hours on both flights"
Cons: "They could have boarded flights on time or at least explained why the flight had been delayed."
Cons: "They charge $50 for a carry on bag!!!"
Pros: "Inexpensive and efficient"
Pros: "Comfortable and inexpensive tickets"
Cons: "It was all good!"
Pros: "Plane was comfortable, crew was fine, but"
Cons: "Three hour delay? Unacceptable. Not entirely the airline’s fault, but still..3 hours. Not good."
Pros: "The crew was good , plane was delayed and late for departure. Second flight was delayed by 2 1/2 hours , I just can’t catch a break !!"
Cons: "I could not log onto the website and check my carryon bag , cost me $50 at check in. It would not recognize my number for the first flight. I’m a known traveler on Frontier so I did log in with them ."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Crew unfriendly, sometimes rude"
Pros: "We finally got to our destination"
Cons: "Uhh not boarding and then the pilot coming on and saying "whoops we have to deplane since the weather is bad." Really? Why not just delay boarding instead of putting everyone through that. Terrible experience"
Pros: "Definitely the price. Boarding process was pretty quick. Flight attendants seemed nice."
Cons: "Left a little late, but still arrived on time, so that was okay. Seats aren't the most comfortable, but that's expected. Was still able to get a little nap in."
Pros: "Our trip to Knoxville was great- no complaints. A/c cool— flight on time."
Cons: "Trip back to FLL air was not working well. Plane dirty as well."
Pros: "Arrived ahead of schedule."
Cons: "Airbus seats are as uncomfortable as school bus seats."
Cons: "Delayed flight"
Cons: "Lousy airline. Left gate late and unfriendly crew. Wanted to charge me for carry on."
Pros: "Yes"
Cons: "Paying extra for EVERYTHING"
Pros: "Like the newer plane. The crew was nice."
Cons: "I purchased 2 bulk head seats for more leg room and because they changed the plane, my seats were no longer in the bulk head. We didn't have extra leg room and I would like a refund for the price I paid to upgrade my seats. It is impossible to get service on the phone, since even the customer service number the flight attentendant gave me, still put me on an unbearable hold time. Please refund my money for the seats that you did not provide me with."
Pros: "Great flight. Great staff."
Pros: "Great direct flight to many destinations smaller airports less wait time"
Cons: "seats are crowded"
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "Last minute delay due to a plane malfunction. Was told very last minute. Seemed like there were no quick resolutions in play. Had to wait over three hours to fly out, doesnt that entail compensation by law?"
Cons: "It was raining when we landed and we were told the guy didn't want to come out in the rain to open the door so we were stuck on the plane for a while. Being Florida, it rains. If it's your job to pen a plane door, I would think it's reasonable you do it in the rain sometimes. Then up to the passengers on board whether or not they want to get out of the plane when it's raining."
Pros: "I chose this flight knowing it was gonna be a little cramped and no snacks. But I loved the price, so I booked it. The unexpected bonus was the crew. They were down to earth and funny."
Pros: "Snacks were good but we had to pay for them."
Pros: "Flight went smooth"
Cons: "I checked into my flight with luggage to check in. The lady behind the counter said I could not check my luggage that the only way for it to get on the plane was to take it through the TSA checkpoint. They confiscated everything in my bag that was over 3oz which was quite a bit of stuff hence the reason why I was trying to check it in. I will not be flying Allegiant air again."
Pros: "the pilot"
Cons: "checking in , it seemed like no one knew what they were doing."
Pros: "No much"
Cons: "The flight was over 5 hours late. We were supposed to leave at 6:06 PM and didn't leave until about 11:10 PM. We were supposed to get into Asheville at about 8:00 PM, but finally arrived about 1:00 AM. I fly this route frequently and Allegiant has a terrible problem with on-time flights and communications with passengers waiting for their flights. I am not certain what the problem is, but it is a significant issue with them. Captain was "bubbly" and upbeat without properly managing the passengers' expectations. Bad public relations."
Pros: "Everything was good"
Cons: "Could of had more selections on the flight for snacks"
Pros: "The price."
Cons: "The customer service. The plane breaking down and causing a 2 hour delay. The lack of compassion from the flight crew. The fact that the seats don't recline. The fact that our baggage was $222 one way."
Pros: "Nothing. We were scheduled to fly back to Vegas at 7:07 then delayed to 8:30 then 10 pm then 11:25 pm now 1:15 am. This is unbelievable, unacceptable and ridiculous! And I have to work the next day. This is unacceptable! I just received another update that now we're leaving at 1:45 am . Please do not, again do not use Allegheny EVER again!!"
Cons: "So many delays. This airline is unreliable, unprofessional! Ridiculous! Please read my comments above. Do not use Allegiant!"
Pros: "Good for Domestic travels"
Cons: "Our flight was delayed dor 10 hours."
Pros: "The price and the nonstop flight."
Cons: "6+ hour delays Plane looked to be in sad shape, paint peeling, looked bolted together from spare parts. Strange Air Conditioning issues mid-flight that turned the plane into a walk-in freezer. upon landing our entire flights bags were abandoned and there wasn't a single Allegiant representative in the airport to communicate with the airport baggage people. After 1.5 hour wait our bags were finally offloaded onto the baggage claim by an airport employee not normally tasked with the job. Allegiant was paged over and over with no response. I will NEVER fly Allegiant again."
Cons: "Seats were very uncomfortable"
Cons: "They arrive to the airport over an hour early and went to the desk we're asking them to print my ticket they informed me that they cannot check me in at the desk I had to do it online I didn't have the ability to do that so therefore I miss my plane"

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