Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Columbia to Long Beach
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Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces;
Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19);
Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction;
B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities;
Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.
All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane.
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 7h 14m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on American Airlines ($293)
When flying out of Columbia you will be using Columbia Metropolitan, often referred to as Columbia Airport. You will be landing at Long Beach Municipal, also known as Long Beach Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Maintenance problems resulted in original aircraft being unavailable and switching to new aircraft at a different gate. More than 45 min late."
Pros: "Our flight attendant was wonderful, she worked so hard the whole flight and was so pleasant. I am sorry I don’t know her name, but she’s beautiful!"
Cons: "Absolutely nothing! Great flight"
Pros: "We landed Friendly crew"
Cons: "Tray table broken Entire flight too cramped. Grateful I didn’t have the last seat in the back across from the lav. can you squ3eze any more seats into that aircraft?!"
Cons: "3 hr delay and had to change gates"
Pros: "The crew was very attentive and friendly."
Cons: "I would have like to leave on time."
Pros: "Entertainment was okay."
Cons: "Fight was late taking off. Sat on tarmac for almost an hour upon landing. Crew was unprofessional and did not keep the passengers updated on what was happening. Very disappointing."
Pros: "Crew was good"
Cons: "Plan was in poor condition and needs updated and cleaned"
Cons: "Our already delayed 1 am flight was cancelled a little before midnight. It was rescheduled to 8am. It was a big headache trying to get a hotel, meal vouchers. Then, there were no shuttles to the hotel available so has to wait in line again for taxi vouchers."
Cons: "The flight attendants were very polite. Both of us are blind, and they told us the information we needed – how far away is the nearest exit row. Otherwise they treated us like everyone else!"
Cons: "More options when flights are delayed. I understand that some things can’t be controlled but 3hrs with limited to no options is unacceptable. And boarding the flight, it’s always unorganized. A more organized line should be formed. When the groups are called to board the plane."
Cons: "I’m never ever in my life flying with American Airlines Again. I want my money back honestly. I’ve had 4 flights with AA. 2 to get to Columbia and 2 to get back to Washington. 3-4 HAD ISSUES OR WAS WAY LATE. Unexceptional"
Cons: "Only pretzels, came eat refined flour, nuts or something else would be great."
Pros: "Wish the crew cleaned the toilet room and replenished toilet paper"
Pros: "Crew was very nice."
Cons: "More room in seat"
Pros: "It was on time"
Pros: "Easy access and commute"
Pros: "Crew was wonderful."
Cons: "Not much leg room."
Pros: "The flight was wonderful,even with delays American Airlines was horrible at accommodation and food vouchers"
Cons: "Not putting us on cots in MIAMI, food vouchers and overall it was an AA issue that was horrible"
Cons: "3 of the crew Members were extremely rude... snarky remarks when asking very simple questions... We are supposed to have a good experience as a costumer. Not my fault the crew might be tired or having a bad day."
Cons: "Flight delayed, interior of aircraft was deteriorating"
Cons: "People were so rude"
Pros: "All of the above marked excellent. Very smooth flight too."
Cons: "The vegan food was a bit ordinary. Maybe think of Thai and indian veggie curries, roasted veggie and potatoes, pasta with no cheese, etc. :)"
Pros: "What to like with AA?"
Cons: "Delayed by 2:38 hours at Chicago due to aircaft repair. Total layover 8:38 hours."
Pros: "While the incoming flight arrived late causing us to board late, the flight still landed almost 2o minutes early. The staff was very friendly as well."
Pros: "Flight attendants"
Cons: "Late flight"
Cons: "While my experience was excellent, I must acknowledge that the practice of charging significantly more for some seats is outrageous. I was happy with the (free) seats I had."
Cons: "Baggage lost."
Cons: "Our original flight was cancelled so we were rebooked for a much later flight which impacted our vacation. Call system was not working efficiently."
Pros: "The crew was friendly, the seats were comfortable, the lav was large enough to turn around in, and we arrived in plenty of time to catch our train out of Frankfurt."
Cons: "The movie selection didn't have anything interesting."
Pros: "planes were on time, good flight"
Cons: "All except the food."
Pros: "On time departure & arrival; helpful staff at check in & at the gate; plane was comfortable."
Pros: "Friendly flight attendants and nice to kids"
Cons: "Being held inside the plane for a total of 5:30 hours before taking off. Even if there were several concurring factors, it it necessary to find a better procedure in order to avoid keeping passangers inside a plane with the prospect of taking off in the next half hour repeated every half hour! For the ones of us traveling with children it is even worse, and becomes a real nightmare."
Cons: "On time slept the whole way"
Cons: "No movies or other entertainment that I could find"
Pros: "Everything went very well."
Cons: "No room between seats."
Cons: "Thanks for the cheap flight. Oh wait, still over $200 and they passed out iceless water. Why can't they give coffee as an option or heaven forbid, anything other than iceless water?"
Pros: "the crew was pleasant and efficient The landing was really smooth compared to my trip in the opposite direction."
Cons: "paying extra for a small seat was really frustrating"
Cons: "Middle seat and one of the last ones on. Enough said"
Pros: "In flight service was terrific. Cubby areas were somewhat cramped. Was expecting more room."
Cons: "The food selection was great but the food itself was over cooked. Disappointing."
Pros: "Pleasant flight for the hour ride. Not bumpy at all."
Pros: "They were absolutely fantastic on checking on me, food, service, flight in general. Would recommend to anyone!!!"
Pros: "Good entertainment for an overnight flight, and good food"
Cons: "Lost and damaged bag"
Cons: "I missed the flight and the airline wouldn't even pay for a rental care so that I could get home. They kept saying they could get me out on a morning flight, but it was supposed to snow in Amarillo (90%), so I knew that was a bad call. I drive home anyway. Cost me $195 for the rental, which I'm sure they could have gotten a better deal, and I got home at 430am! Never again American Airlines!"
Pros: "Everything was smooth and went on schedule. Actually first flight in a very long time and it was the holiday weekend. Yeah."
Cons: "Allergies. American Airlines must do a better job of accommodating children with peanut allergies. It is obvious they do not get the serious health issue and life threatening situation of the allergy. Our family traveling to Disney on AA had a very uncomfortable ride."
Pros: "Sits were comfortable, love the tv combo allow to charge my phone"
Cons: "Cabin was very hot no air conditioning"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and helpful. Very pleasant"
Cons: "There was no Chardonnay available."
Pros: "Either BA or American Airlines didn't know that We got switched by BA TO AN EARLIER FLIGHT TO JFK!. When we arrived in PIT we almost missed our flight to JFK. The American desk agent at check in had to walk us thru security because of this. OTHERWISE EVERYTHING ELSE WAS OK."
Cons: "See above."
Pros: "When we tried to check in there was not reservation because flight was with American not satam - luckily we figured it out"
Cons: "Make it clear that ticketing airline might not be the actual airline!!"
Airlines flying from Columbia to Long Beach 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 Columbia to Long Beach
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Columbia to Long Beach
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Columbia to Long Beach
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Columbia to Long Beach
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Columbia to Long Beach