Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Ixtapa
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 7h 45m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets to Ixtapa from Chicago O'Hare Airport were found on Multiple Airlines ($151) and Aeromexico ($409), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Multiple Airlines ($295) and VivaAerobus ($374).
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Seat OK, but full row. Social distancing OK."
Cons: "Passengers use face masks for the most part, but encouragement (not enforcement) by crew might be considered."
Cons: "Nothing. Everything went smooth. Except the part where my flight was changed twice with a last minute notice."
Pros: "Seat was comfortable and the entertainment was good."
Cons: "Honestly, almost everything was good. At the meal time, the flight attendants spilled a lot tomato sauce on my white sweater. Of course it was very uncomfortable, they apologized and try to clean the mess and my sweater, but obviously they couldn’t make it. It was very embarrassing for me. I had to take off my sweater and wear only my winter coat. I suggest they should be more careful."
Pros: "Everything went according to schedule, staff was suoee friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Not enough leg room"
Pros: "I had a 1:59hr delay takeoff which made me lose the connection in CDMX to GUA and had the worst service attitude from an Aeromexico personnel at the counter."
Cons: "Train the staff in quality service. Focus on empathy."
Pros: "The personal tv"
Cons: "Better service on taking our carry one with us"
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "No delays. Had delays on both flights."
Pros: "The services and the comfort"
Cons: "Everything its good"
Pros: "The good customer service provided"
Cons: "The plane took off 30 minutes later than expected"
Cons: "They over sold my flight did not let me board"
Pros: "They provde fod and dinks"
Cons: "Baggage fees"
Pros: "I missed my connection flight. I couldn’t get my situation fixed and got stranded in Mexico City because of the most horrendous service I have experienced in my entire life."
Cons: "The organization for boarding. Communication and costumer service. I am really disappointed on this airline"
Cons: "I am assuming because it was a Delta airplane we didn’t have the option to watch movies. The Aeromexico planes always have monitors to watch them. I missed that on this flight."
Pros: "A bit late the take off but within reasonable margins. We arrived 10 min late, so not bad"
Cons: "There was not red wine, other than that no complaints"
Pros: "Great prices!"
Pros: "Well organized"
Cons: "People in the airline need to be a bit more frienly"
Pros: "service was good"
Cons: "There was no Wi-Fi even though there was signs in the plane of Wi-Fi availability"
Cons: "Ran out of fuel and had to make atop at St. Louis for about 1-1/2 hrs So got delayed needed to get to Chicago at 11 and ended up at 1:30"
Pros: "Everything was nice"
Cons: "Charge for baggage"
Cons: "Was late 2 hours"
Cons: "THE FOOd"
Pros: "free meal and free alcoholic beverage!"
Cons: "thought your carry on luggage rules were more relaxed. however we ended up getting charged an extra $80 for 2 carry on bags that were overweight. never had an overweight restriction on a carry on before."
Cons: "2 1/2 hour wait in line to check in. then had to rush to gate to make it 10 minutes before take off. Charged us $50 for I am not sure what. Only had 2 carry on bags Had reserved earlier seats but was not honored. Sat in last row on plane next to bathrooms. I will never take this f....n airlines again. Rather pay more or be inconvenienced than deal with this incompetent, greedy so called airlines."
Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "they want to charge you for every little thing they can, terrible service, poor communication skills (even in spanish) definitely will try to avoid flying again with this "airline". too bad I still have to fly back home with them"
Cons: "The poor profesionalism not having flys on timeline"
Pros: "Easy, inexpensive flight from Chicago to Mexico City."
Pros: "Brand new plane. Lots of extra leg room coming from a guy of 6 ft."
Pros: "The arraivile bean early than than a espect at :"
Cons: "Food :;("
Pros: "The fact that we were served a snack."
Cons: "It took way too long to xheck in."
Pros: "None of the food was likable."
Cons: "The main meal was terrible...sticky pasta with little to no taste. A bun that tasted like it sat out a day on the table. No butter, no salt, no pepper. And pudding with both meals? yuck!"
Pros: "Flight was smooth"
Cons: "When I first bought the ticket two months ago they rescheduled my departure time. Then two days before my departure they rescheduled my departure time again then when I get to the airport the departure time went 3 hours behind."
Pros: "the worse airline"
Pros: "Salir del avión"
Cons: "Se demoró en salir, el vuelo fue de 4 horas (madugada) no pude dormir nada, el asiento era impresentable. Nada de entretenimiento a bordo. Habia unas pantallitas en el techo pero como todas, inútiles."
Pros: "It was easy access. No hidden fees. And everything was in order. Staff was very friendly and courteous. Quick buy, and go no hastle."
Pros: "Checking in was fast and easy"
Cons: "Extremely poor, my flight was delayed for two hours."
Pros: "On time, courteous service, great movie selection in English and Spanish! Actually served a warm breakfast!"
Cons: "No other open cafes at gate in OHare."
Pros: "Everything was ok"
Cons: "I pay $ 80 dollars for my 2 luggage I think your prices are ridiculous."
Cons: "That we got delayed because of weather but that isn't anyone's fault"
Pros: "The staff was very professional"
Pros: "Delayed for over an hour and a half"
Pros: "The space on the seats was ok."
Cons: "Food was terrible and not enough on this flight."
Pros: "Late and made a 1 hour layover to a 10 hour layover."
Cons: "Boarding was chaotic"
Pros: "The crew was friendly"
Cons: "The cost of baggage for this airline is insane"
Cons: "Water can still be free, I mean I know it’s a budget airline, but water?"
Pros: "Very friendly and welcoming crew."
Cons: "Service was great!"
Pros: "the fly was delayed and the seats are too crowd"
Pros: "Quick, expedient checkin & boarding"
Pros: "The crew was amazing seats very comfortable!"
Cons: "The flight was fine the way it was."
Cons: "Terrible turbulence and very uncomfortable seats"
Cons: "These guys are doing well!!!"
Cons: "Make the luggage policy and fees more clear, they charged me 50$ for no good reason. Smallest seats I've ever had in my life."
Pros: "Airplane was clean, crew was attentive and made for a peaceful ride."
Cons: "Many things could have been better. There was no kiosk for check in, the crew was not helpful prior to checking in, multiple occurrences where a group member was stopped for no reason by airline crew member, there were at least two seats that were duplicated on the airlines part, there was a delay on the flight due to over booked seatings, seats did not recline, no phone charging services."
Cons: "Keep doing what you guys are doing well"
Cons: "Did not my luggage"
Cons: "Customer service"
Pros: "Flight in time"
Cons: "1. Couldn’t do web check-in 2. When picked my seat in vivaerobus website , emergency seats were not indicated, as a result, i got exactly a seat infront of the emergency seats line. Not only my seat wouldn’t lean, it was also less than 90 degrees. I was terribly uncomfortable the whole flight!!!"
Cons: "Mex AirPort ,"
Cons: "My flight was delayed, and I missed all the other flights."
Pros: "Delays everytime"
Cons: "One check in booth for 170 passengers. Pathetic."
Pros: "Good seating."
Cons: "They should add charging ports to their aircrafts."
Cons: "Kept us 50 mins on tarmac without any explication"
Pros: "Boarding was really fast."
Cons: "The airline isn’t honest about their delays and the seat space is too narrow, tall people don’t fit."
Cons: "Waiting inside the plane with door open. It is ridiculous to be inside the plan for an hour before takeoff"
Cons: "They didn’t let me board."
Pros: "Left on time and arrived on time, both legs of the trip"
Cons: "Seats don’t recline. No option for entertainment. Very limited food options for purchase Meal tables were dirty"
Cons: "Not good organization while boarding, too much turbulence, very uncomfortable seats"
Pros: "The airline we had left the checking area 1/45 min before the flight take off my flight was at 1:55 pm I got there at 12:30 pm and the agents weren’t there 12 passengers stay with out a flight and there’s no body to help us bad service had to buy new tickets"
Cons: "The airline we had left the checking area 1/45 min before the flight take off my flight was at 1:55 pm I got there at 12:30 pm and the agents weren’t there 12 passengers stay with out a flight and there’s no body to help us bad service had to buy new tickets"
Pros: "The plane was clean and fresh and the snack options were great"
Cons: "Maybe if we had more space between seats because the passenger behind me kept kicking my seat and I was unable to rest during the flight . It really irritated me and made the flight unpleasant . And there were too many kids being loud."
Pros: "Good flights and prices"
Cons: "Be on time , no delays"
Cons: "Seat doesn't recline. Pitch felt smaller too."
Pros: "Very much on time nice crew and in land excellent people"
Pros: "The crew was honestly great"
Cons: "I paid for a row 3 premium seat that was supposed to have more room. It was the least legroom I have ever experienced on a commercial flight"
Pros: "Everything was average. Nice new airplane though."
Cons: "They lost my bag on a single non stop flight. 60 minutes in baggage claim until someone showed up. They needed 24-72 hours to find it. No idea when they would get it to me. No compensation for the things I needed ok vacation while they look."
Cons: "Flight got delayed by 1.5 Hrs I missed by further connection."
Pros: "Did not let me change my ticket for a different time . Lost money missing flight"
Cons: "A really shitty flight. 4 hours late!"
Cons: "Departure ñate without information"
Pros: "45 minutes after the original departure time, without any information about."
Cons: "Delayed flight both there and back. Personal at the desk VERY RUDE! Their luggage policy is f***ing ridiculous! They even weight your purse! And both carryon and luggage have to weight 10 kg - AND IF YPU GET ANYTHING ELSE AT THE DUTY FREE THEEY REWEIGHT YOUR BAGS AND MAKE YOUPAY IF IT GOES OVER!!! They always change the boarding gate and don’t have anyone telling you to go to the new gate! You have to walk and look out to the screens for the stupid sign!"
Pros: "Normal flight"
Pros: "The flight landed early."
Cons: "Landing at Cancun Airport wr deplaned and were left in a hallway behind a locked glass door. Safety concern ad we couldnt go back nor forward. Not a nice welcome to Cancun."
Pros: "Nothing was nice. Delayed flight for 3 hours and never told us what was wrong or why was it delayed. They first said it was about 30-45 minutes late, then an hour, later, another hour and so on. They didn’t offer anything on board, not even a cup of water. I understand they want to make profit and sell snacks and drinks, but come on, charge you for water!? Seriously?!"
Cons: "NOTHING! I rather pay $100 more in an airline that has great CUSTOMER SERVICE and that in addition for not giving me a straight answer about how delayed is my damn flight AND taking one fu****ng hour to put the luggage in the carousel for the passengers! I hope they go out of business!!!!!! I know they lost mine and my whole family!"
Cons: "Paid for infant in seat not in lap and we had to hold the baby as they refused to give us a seat"
Pros: "To my surprise I had to took this trip by time convenience. It was a cheap flight and had never used Viva before. Departed on time and had a great flight"
Pros: "According schedule"
Pros: "Take me to Mx faster than a bus"
Cons: "10 minutes of delay when we take off, then 20 min of delay for parking in CdMx Viva aerobus charge me with 500 mxp for bring two backpacks heavier than 10kgs"
Cons: "7 hrs delay.."
Pros: "On time and clean"
Cons: "Not friendly"
Airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Ixtapa have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Ixtapa
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Ixtapa
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Ixtapa
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Ixtapa
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Ixtapa