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Cheapest flight

$122

Average price round-trip

$691

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$323

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$216
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Flight from San José Juan Santamaria Intl to New York John F Kennedy Intl
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Alaska AirlinesOverall score based on 29410 reviews
8.5Boarding
8.3Comfort
8.8Crew
7.9Entertainment
7.9Food
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Pros: "Curtíos"
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Pros: "Curtíos"
Cons: "I love Alaska"
Pros: "Boarding was unsatisfactory. I and my family were the initial few people who boarded the flight. We were asked to check in the bag saying the bag was little big while many people who boarded after us had bigger bags. We had a carry on roller bag, small carryon bag and a back pack for the 5 people from the family and we were asked to check in the bag. While people who had 2 bags per person with the carry on roller bags bigger than ours was allowed to carry the bags inside."
Cons: "Boarding experience could have been better"
Pros: "Service"
Cons: "Seat, IFE, leaving on time"
Pros: "Cool to get bonus points for the trip"
Cons: "Would have been nice if flight attendants walked the aisle regularly during the red eye flight, I was very thirsty and in a window seat with 2 sleeping people..."
Cons: "The Flight Attendants were very kind and super attentive!"
Cons: "They shouldn’t charge for snacks and offer some form of entertainment in an almost 6 hr flight."
Cons: "Food. Meal service. Coffee. Screens for movies"
Pros: "Comfortable seats and smooth red-eye transcontinental flight."
Cons: "If there weren't a 15-minute delay due to maintenance."
Cons: "It is much better now"
Cons: "Ventilation, flight was stuffy."
Cons: "No blankets on an overnight flight is just cruel."
Pros: "Crew, boarding and super early arrival"
Cons: "Seats are very comfortable, food options couldve been better and there was no inflight entertainment"
Pros: "The flight was great and the process from boarding to take off was wonderful. This was also a rescheduled flight after my other flight was cancelled."
Cons: "The seats cushions. They weren't the best. That's all."
Cons: "There were no tv monitors on the board of the plane."
Pros: "The crew was friendly."
Cons: "The seats were very uncomfortable. They were unable to recline at all!"
Cons: "Delay Part not available"
Pros: "The crew was excellent. The entertainment was good."
Cons: "They changed our seats from the original ones. We ended up in the last seats. No way to recline. Very noisy."
Cons: "We have been stuck on the plane for an hour and have not received any exact communication as to why. The flight attendants were also giving people a hard time about using the restroom when the plane was not even moving. Worst flight of my life."
Pros: "Left on time, boarded early"
Cons: "No snacks!"
Cons: "They lost my luggage and caught us at Newark airport for around 2 hours and did not pay back. They gave us a cheap coupon with limited duration. Plus, they broke my luggage and never paid back."
Pros: "It was the most uncomfortable flight I have ever taken. Plus most of the passengers were walking constantly up and down the aisle and stepping or bumping into me. I sat in the last row of the plane."
Pros: "clean and spacious"
Cons: "Nothing at all"
Cons: "Seat was broken and would not recline so incredibly uncomfortable for red eye. I was freezing (though I’m often more chilly than others). Not great food options."
Pros: "The seat and entertainment"
Cons: "The charge of food I only had cash and my cards did not work so o had to stay hungry all the dam flight"
Pros: "Excellent boarding arrangements. Great selection of entertainment shows. Crew were good hospitable."
Cons: "Seats were too bad. Half the seats on the flight were not able to be pushed back. Uncomfortable journey. Food selection wasn't the best. Also the quality could be questioned."
Pros: "Flying with Alaska Airlines was great. The flight was on time and the staff were super professional and courteous. One of the passengers was sick and the flight attendants handle the situation very well. I definitely recommend flying with Alaska Airlines."
Pros: "The plane felt and looked clean. Crew members decent."
Cons: "My chair was broken and did not recline. Crew member apologized and said they would make a note of it. Also, the flight does not serve a single complimentary snack. Not a single peanut in a 5+ hour flight from California to New Jersey."
Cons: "The boarding are the worst attitude mean grumpy staff I have ever seen will not recommend to any one"
Pros: "The stewardess was exceptionally kind to two small boys - gave them co-pilot pins."
Cons: "It was a good flight."
Pros: "The crew was pleasant."
Cons: "I don't appreciate paying $200 to fly for 5 hours and not get more than a cookie to eat or a monitor for entertainment."
Pros: "I missed my flight because Alaska asked me a transit visa for Togo. I call the ambassador's office in Us they told me the don't require a transit visa."
Pros: "Alaska airlines provides you with great value. Love the free carry on, free in flight entertainment and complimentary beverage. The seat were also very comfortable and each seat comes with a electric socket as well as USB charging port."
Pros: "Left on time, arrived on time."
Pros: "I enjoy flying on Alaska Airlines and this flight confirmed why I fly Alaska. Check in was a breeze, flight attendants were attentive, food was delicious. Easy trip across the country."
Pros: "The crew was nice."
Cons: "Delayed with extra circling around the landing airport."
Pros: "Love the new planes, attitude of the crew, and great entertainment system"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "On time. Leather seats, efficient."
Cons: "PA system is too loud. Gave us the wrong beer, ordered IPA and given Amber Lager."
Cons: "The fact that I paid for premium seats and they changed planes resulting in no premium seats"
Pros: "Great crew and good service"
Cons: "Flight was late. Seats were small and cramped. At LAX, had to wait on board 20 minutes for bus to immigration. Then had to stand on bus for 15 minutes while drivers chatted outside. Immigration was a nightmare at LAX. Never again."
Pros: "helpful cheerful staff cordial and pleasant ."
Cons: "The luggage belt kept changing"
Pros: "If you have a phone, tablet or laptop, you can watch a bunch of movies for free! No charge whatsoever. I had my laptop and was able to watch two movies and a few TV shows. I also sat in an exit row and had a LOT of leg room. I was really happy."
Cons: "I thought the food choices could've been a little better. Just free biscuit-style cookies."
Pros: "great airline!"
Cons: "They don't give you much to complain about, the planes are a little dated."
Cons: "USB port in the flight to charge my phone. But flight didn't have WIFI"
Pros: "The cheese platter was delicious and I like the gogo entertainment. Boarding was very quick, the crew was hepful and kind."
Pros: "The flight crew..."
Cons: "You lost my bag, and it still hasn't come, its a big hassle. Customer service for paying customers is more important than transporting fish. Then entire plane saw the boxes of fish getting loaded on the plane, and half the customers had their bags delayed. Priorities please."
Pros: "I liked the drink service and the general boarding process and flight."
Cons: "I did not like that I was not notified that I was in a section where my seat could not lean back during a cross country flight. I also did not like that the only snacks were super sugary cookies. I would have preferred pretzels."
Cons: "Nothing as such"
Pros: "Board the rear of the plane first. Why does no other Airline realize that is the logical thing to do?"
Cons: "No movies/entertainment unless you want to pay for a tablet. No Wifi for Android users."
Pros: "People were nice and made good time on the trip"
Cons: "Wifi was terrible, could not even do basic email work on both my flights to and from Portland. Waste of money and very disappointing. Did not have this issue with Jetblue on my last trip. -sm"
Pros: "This flight made me maintain my love for JetBlue. The seats were SO spacious and the crew was great. The comfort is something I haven’t had on a flight in a while. The plane was clean and had options for entertainment."
Cons: "Nothing to complain about."
Pros: "Free on board WiFi and a very clean plan... JetBlue you are the best"
Cons: "The seats were awful and uncomfortable. Payed 100 dollars extra for even more leg room and barely had any. Such an old plane for such a long flight. The seats in the first row barely fit a female with hips. The in-flight entertainment was staticky and you could barely see the TVs. Overall, one of the worst flights I have taken on JetBlue."
Pros: "Nice crew, nice plane"
Pros: "Complimentary snacks and drinks."
Cons: "Broken seat back, broken tray table, audio input didn't work."
Pros: "Crew was nice, and pilot was helpful and got us there early."
Cons: "My screen for movies didn’t work, and the level of comfort was... almost none. I would’ve upgraded to more room, but for $55? When I’m already checking a bag for $30? On top of flight price? Too high, expected JetBlue to not jam pack all the seats like the exit aisle.... for long flights, not again."
Cons: "Some flight attendant do not know how to treat people"
Cons: "Newer plane with less issues. Wasn’t comfortable at all and should be cleaner."
Pros: "Flight crew and timeliness."
Cons: "The planes appear outdated. The cost for “more leg room is astronomical and the satellite TVs were not working for the majority of the flight."
Cons: "Blue chips were not available! I really love them"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Plane to JFK cancelled. Jet Blue blocked ticket next day at 6am for China Southern. Spent additional $120 in transportation so I could leave home at 2am. Then when at JFK had to get a ticket at desk after an hour walking and being in line and after strong protest for they were not going to give me a"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I arrived to JFK 4 hours late."
Pros: "Cleo, our fly attendees made us feel right at home!"
Pros: "Comfort, snacks, and entertainment"
Cons: "More flights out of Albuquerque"
Pros: "Nice leather seats and more leg room than a few other companies."
Pros: "seat comfortable"
Cons: "food"
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "More snacks"
Pros: "Landing was super smooth"
Cons: "Crew was not what I am accustomed to with Jet Blue. Male member was dismissive when I asked him if I could order food and snapped at me that there was none left and there was nothing he could do about it. When collecting trash he did not look at my row to collect and we had trash to give."
Cons: "Boarding took a long time. We were waiting in the tunnel for longer than usual."
Pros: "the crew was absolutely wonderful"
Cons: "no outlets! the screens for in flight entertainment were broken for our seats. we moved seats and the remotes for those seats were broken. flight was insanely turbulent. flight attendants had to break up a fight between a crazy woman who was banging on the guy’s seat in front of her."
Pros: "Crew was friendly. Food was good, especially the beef at dinner"
Cons: "Breakfast omelette was rubbery and really not good. Layover was way too long (4h). Not looking forward to my 11h layover on the way back, but at least JFK is a nice airport and I have lounge access through one of my credit cards"
Pros: "Service"
Cons: "Seat cushions need to be replaced! Plane seats were not cleaned either"
Cons: "Jetblue the best"
Pros: "4 hours late. Many people missed connections. We were up over 24 hrs by the time we got home. Had to check out of hotel & sit at airport for 8 hrs. Rough trip home after great vacation. Head of flight crew was very rude, likely because she was so tired. Rest of crew was fine, though I'm sure equally tired. Plane very comfortable though."
Pros: "Everything was smooth, great service, friendly staff and captain. Arrived ahead of time. Free Wifi. Great inflight entertainment."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Our redeye flight was ridiculously hot and the flight crew, for some inexplicable reason, didn’t seem to care or notice. Catching a second of sleep was impossible. The screaming baby didn’t help either."
Pros: "You can always count on JetBlue for good snacks and free WiFi."
Cons: "But the snacks and free WiFi is not enough to payback the delayed departure experience. Just a week prior, my JetBlue flight was scheduled on time and then three things delayed thre flight for three hours right before we took off and now this! I was told it was due to needing to replace a crew member from another delayed flight. How can that affect so many people? The seat was also super uncomfortable and the back of the cushion was rolling forward, which made it hard to sit for that long. we also didn’t have a gate when we landed so that added on an extra 30minutes. Really disappointed."
Cons: "My family and I decided to travel with JetBlue instead of cayman air because they had the tv’s for the kids entertainment. Was very disappointed when they didn’t work the entire flight home"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"
Pros: "The crew is always great"
Cons: "I was delayed almost 2 hours leaving JFK due to maintenance issues and 3 hours on the return home due to maintenance, this has become the norm on jetBlue, in addition to inflight entertainment rarely working any more. Time for an upgrade jetBlue or I’m going to start booking with other carriers."
Pros: "The flight was very smooth and the staff was very nice."
Cons: "The wifi did not work at all and my TV did not work so I had to listen to my music the entire trip."
Pros: "I appreciate that they let families with strollers board after Group A, there seems to be more space than the major carriers, and the snacks are good!"
Cons: "My Satellite XM radio didn’t seem to be working."
Pros: "Nothing good to say"
Cons: "The whole team was rude not helpful at all all they did was give an attitude only nice person was the girl with the glasses the other 2 infront rude and not helpful at all"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The flight attendant was rude and they would stomp thier feets while walking throught the airplane waking everyone up."
Pros: "Great take-off and landing"
Cons: "Turbulence"
Pros: "Non stop flight"
Cons: "Loudest airplane I've ever flown on! All though there is excellent leg room the seats were the most uncomfortable!!!!"
Pros: "Comfortable and cheap."
Cons: "N/A"
Cons: "Luggage claim was not correct. We were given wrong carrousel number. Our luggage was at carrousel #6, but we were directed toward carrousel #2, even the help desk person was saying “luggage would come to carrousel 2”. It was a big hassle. Fortunately, my next connecting flight is after 6 hours."
Pros: "The second flight attendant approached was helpful."
Cons: "Upon boarding an odor of vomit was obvious. An attendant announced that a previous passenger had been sick in the row and there was no time to adequately clean it. There was only one food option available for purchase. Neither the overhead reading light or entertainment system at my seat worked. The first attendant I approached told me she could find me a seat in the back of the plane. I declined as I reserved a seat in the front of the plane in order to deplane and go through customs swiftly. I was then offered a seat directly behind the row where the passenger had vomited. Eventually, a different attendant placed me in a seat nearer the front of the place where both the light and entertainment system worked."
Cons: "Baggage was lost and no one seemed to know where it went. But then it turned up in my hotel a few hours later so at least it got worked out."
Pros: "Service"
Cons: "That you can't turn off the movie"
Pros: "Crew was very hospitable"
Cons: "The headphone jack wasn’t working properly, sound was muffled and fuzzy. Couldn’t enjoy any entertainment provided. The flight was full so I couldn’t ask for another seat either."
Pros: "Free in-flight WiFi service for all travelers on the plane. Many onboard entertainment choices available using individual LCD screen display. Many selections of in-flight meals and beverages available for purchase during your flight. Online seat selection and online check-in were fast and efficient. Additional perks for travelers available online."
Cons: "There was no food included in my flight."
Pros: "On time. Liked not having to change terminals for connecting flight."
Cons: "At 5:30 am, Jetblue check in personnel in WPB were rude to passengers. Said It was our fault we were in wrong line to check our bags bc we had not read the sign that clearly said if we were pre-checked we should have waited 10 yards to the right. She refused to take our bags in the full sevice line until other passengers deferred and insisted our bags be checked In ahead of them since we had been waiting longer. There were not enough people to staff the bars in the JFK terminal before our flight boarded. Waited 15 minutes for one bartender to return from break. At next bar, in front of gate #16 there was no bartender. After 15 minutes someone appeared, only to take orders and disappear. Finally got a drink at a restaurant, nearby, but they said the drink had to be consumed there, not taken in the plane. No alcohol was offered on the plane between JFK and Burlington. Baggage crew ripped the handle off my Rimowan luggage."
Pros: "Seats were comfy."
Cons: "No coffee. Snacks were smashed."
Pros: "We were running a bit late for our flight, so the employee at the check-in counter made sure we checked in as soon as possible! He even checked in an extra bag free of charge, so we could go trough security faster! Greatly appreciated!"
Cons: "My in-flight entertainment system didn't work. Even though they offered me a voucher for the troubles, it made my flight a bit boring."
Pros: "Friendly, hospitable & attentive staff. Lots of room! Good communication."
Cons: "Smaller selection of food options on flight."
Pros: "I liked my face mask. overnight flight"
Cons: "I don't think there is the option to turn off the TV"
Pros: "Professional and genuine people who reflect the good in life."
Pros: "You can pretty much count on having a great crew with JetBlue This flight's embodied patience: patience with the lady who wanted to bring a smartecarte loaded with diaper bags, blankies, handbags and stuffed animals onto the plane; patience with the baby in the first row who cried throughout the entire boarding process and patience witht; patience with the lady in the first row (who didn't have a seat in front of her to put her handbag containing a small service dog underneath) and two, I guess, wanted to keep the dog on her lap during take off. It was a plane full of first time flyers, with resulting chaos. And they kept their cool throughout."
Cons: "It was a plane full of first-time flyers, with resulting chaos. it's not Jetblue's fault that people are chaotic and babies cry loudly when they are in unfamiliar surroundings. But it sure makes it trying for people who are sharing the same cramped space. You don't realize that there's an art to being a good passenger until you see passengers who are unskilled at being passengers. I know this sounds very unkind, but it was a late flight."
Pros: "Middle seats were not booked. Cabin appeared very clean. Bathrooms were kept tidy. Very friendly staff. Appreciated cold drinks and the snacks."
Pros: "Crew was wonderful"
Cons: "For this COVID to be over"
Pros: "Entertainment selection was nice."
Pros: "I never boarding this flight."
Cons: "Better communication skills."
Cons: "just an old plane. still had ashtrays in it. but overall ok because arrived safely and professionalism of staff was quite commendable"
Cons: "Boarding was very slow and exiting the plane was also slower than normal. An overhead bin was locked and that delayed passengers"
Pros: "The crew was understanding and sympathetic to the customer's frustration with a delayed flight."
Cons: "Delta should have figured out a way to not delay the flight. Every flight was delayed."
Pros: "Crew was great especially Fawn. Best flight attendant I’ve had."
Pros: "Nice crew"
Cons: "Late flight due to ground hold EWR. Two screaming kids immediately behind me."
Pros: "All the movie choices. Wish TVs came in all aircraft and/or flights 2+ hours. :-)"
Pros: "On time flight courteous service"
Cons: "Food"
Pros: "Comfort"
Cons: "WiFi never connects food"
Pros: "The staff are great very nice pleasant"
Cons: "Wifi doesn't work for long time and have wait long periods to watch something. TV on head reat is nice"
Pros: "Comfortable, but expensive flight from Seattle to Gdansk via Amsterdam. The airport is large with many shops to search for chocolate."
Cons: "The 3-hour layover was long. 2 would be nicer."
Pros: "Food, comfort, entertainment and treatment by the crew on this flight was spectacular. There was a lot of food, good entertainment and importantly, the seats were wide and comfortable."
Cons: "Very old plane, 767-300. The bathrooms needed a better and more thorough renovation."
Pros: "The food was good Flight was on time plane was clean loved the crew! Flew out with them, and returned with them... so that was nice!"
Cons: "Not knowing we were being bused to plane from Terminal Boarded early because of it, created a bit of chaos and panic My tv was broken- worked intermittently need connector for iphone ear buds - should have universal ports"
Cons: "Need vegetarian meal in first class"
Cons: "The flight dely 1 hour"
Pros: "Seats more comfortable, plan wasn’t too full"
Cons: "No charging port for cellphone."
Pros: "Staff, service, options"
Pros: "Everything. Very nice accommodating ok"
Pros: "Crew and boarding were great, which I expect from a premium carrier like delta."
Cons: "Perfect day outside, not a busy day or time to fly. The email forbhe plane being late was was too last minute. A heads up sooner would have been nice. That way we’re not waiting at the airport."
Pros: "It left and arrived on time"
Cons: "They didn’t have wine in such a long flight"
Pros: "drink carts came around twice"
Cons: "Even though there were sunchips available, they were not giving them out to everyone. Only the people that paid up in coach got the sun chips. The rest of us got these sad bag of pretzels and cheesey snacks. So sad. Why wouldn't Delta offer the same snacks to everyone? Seems like such a small additional cost compared to such an offensive action. The money you save is certainly lost in bad publicity."
Pros: "The staff was efficient and kind"
Cons: "The plane was late for weather reasons and they overbooked the flight they had to offer $400 for next flight wasn’t until the next morning.. no entertainment system on plane"
Cons: "No LCD screen for entertainment."
Pros: "Personnel was friendly and accommodating"
Cons: "Delayed half hour and no leg room"
Cons: "There was a change in our flight. According to Delta you didn't confirm every leg of our flight and the plane was over booked."
Pros: "Smooth flight"
Cons: "45 minute delay (due to airport, not airline"
Pros: "Power outlets, snacks, beverages."
Cons: "Boarding (goes faster if the rear of the plane boards first), delay, insufficient space at seat, no advance notification of needed app for entertainment access, app not available on kindle fires."
Pros: "Crew was nice. Flight very smooth"
Cons: "We had to get seats at boarding because of the flight delay. She offered us two seats in the back. I knew they don't pushback so I said no. She had given the woman ahead of me two seats in comfort plus. Did not offer that and was rude. There were at least a few empty seats in that area. As a courtesy to us having 1)been delayed in Costa Rica. And then 2) a long wait for the connecting flight in Atlanta it would have been reasonable to offer those seats. Which remained empty"
Pros: "Boarding was quick. Staff and crew were friendly. Everything went well despite the 30 min delay we had on the runway. They gave us snacks and we ended up still arriving on time."
Pros: "Good"
Cons: "Seats"
Pros: "Convince of the online apps and the TSA precheck"
Cons: "The aircraft was noisy, and the seats were very uncomfortable and extremely close together.."
Pros: "Flight attendants were friendly."
Cons: "Coffee was bad and was luke warm!! It was very cold in the cabin and then really warm."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Delay and inoperative Sattelite TV"
Pros: "Nice regional jet!"
Cons: "It was a regional jet..."
Pros: "Variety of entertainment options, much was complementary, which was definitely a neat addition."
Cons: "There was a bit of a delay right before boarding, which was not the airline's fault, but air traffic control at the destination. Unfortunate, but things happen."
Pros: "the inflight service and the quality of food was outstanding."
Cons: "some choice of indian movies would be appreciated."
Pros: "Boarding was efficient"
Cons: "My luggage didn't arrive with me"
Pros: "Polite and efficient"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "The crew was very accommodating and helpful and the new entertainment systems with the free movies are awesome. Because of the heat in the cabin we received additional beverage service and follow up waters"
Cons: "The air above my seat wasn't working for the duration of the flight and there were problems with the air throughout the cabin so it was uncomfortably warm for the whole flight."
Pros: "I'm not sure but it seemed as though the isle was wider than before or other airlines. It looks as nice not having the beverage cart hit my elbow when it went down the isle."
Pros: "Like the smaller plane: less craziness!"
Cons: "Would've been better without the delay, but the aircraft was late getting to Atlanta."
Pros: "seating at row 2a was roomy enough only because the seat in front was empty do no danger of a recline. The service was excellent, entertainment options excellent and products in bathroom are nice - Malin & goetz. The captain came out and greeted everyone, which I appreciated"
Cons: "The food served for dinner was not great. Pasta with a mushroom sauce. Sauce was really soupy. I'm not really crazy about the snack basket options - not enough savory and no chocolate. The seats on the new 737-900 are not comfortable"
Cons: "I loked everything in my trip"
Cons: "Was delayed 1.5hrs"
Pros: "Food in first class was quite good. Flight was smooth, and arrived early."
Cons: "The boarding agents lost control of the crowd form the get go. The first class cabin crew on our side of the plane was inattentive, though it appeared on the other half of the plane the crew was very attentive. This is one of the poorer first class seats in the industry. The "lie flat" seat is just that, a lie. It is pitched at an angle, though not as steep as some. Foot cubby is narrow and constrictive, bordering on claustrophobic."
Pros: "Great crew and service. Drink were served all the time. Everyone was extra nice"
Cons: "Small cramped and uncomfortable plane."
Pros: "Crew was amazing comfort was horrible. My seat was un front of emergency exit and could recline, I was traveling with children"
Cons: "Better seats"
Pros: "Prefer access"
Cons: "Schedule, we got late at Panama AirPort"
Cons: "Boarding process for Copa 808 from Panama City to JFK on 8/25/2019 was mob-like. Attitude of security personnel was unhelpful/resentful when trying to use Star Alliance Gold Lane (Have Premier Platinum on United). My wife got “selected” for special security screening. Almost missed flight."
Pros: "The crew was great and the food selection very good as well"
Pros: "inflight entertainment"
Pros: "The price I paid for the ticket was outstanding, and that I am not charged for my checked bag."
Cons: "Yesterday, COPA "did not have a system" so they were doing everything MANUALLY. I almost missed my connection because we were supposed to leave San Jose at 11:23, but did not get off the tarmac until almost noon!"
Cons: "The flight was overbooked. The attendant did not inform us at all. We were questioned to a level that is acceptable on why we could not change our flight times. No vegetarian options to meals. Not sufficient blankets. When asking the crew for these things they had no customer service in explaininh"
Pros: "Crew and service was great."
Pros: "Smooth boarding"
Cons: "Luggage pick up"
Pros: "We seré stuck for 50 minutes in the plane, when landing as there was some problem probably with the airport ability to accept us. At first the captain anounced something but then no information was given. It was quite stressing."
Cons: "We"
Pros: "Plenty of leg room Seats have power to plug in phone and computers to charge New Plane (Boeing 737-800) Food was good. All staff at the gate and on plane was very friendly and helpful. Would definitely use Copa to travel again. On time departure and landing"
Cons: "Could use a little more entertainment selections. Staff at security check before you get to the gate were not really helpful and did not seem interested in helping out at all."
Pros: "Flight was on time and crew was friendly."
Cons: "Having to screen my carry-on luggage twice, at airport entrance and gate entrance, was a shocker."
Cons: "I bought my ticket in June with a window seat. When I got to Copa check in they told me I didn’t have an assigned seat (and I got there very early) and that she couldn’t help me get a seat assignment until I got to the gate. Then at the gate very poor customer service and she gave me a middle seat without even really looking at the flight. On thr flight food was mediocre. Not good aircirculation on the flight, ac was not good. And I was also on the last group to board, boarding process was a disaster. Will not use Kayak again."
Pros: "Everybody was extremely cordial"
Pros: "puntual, comfort"
Pros: "Some free alcoholic beverages. Good service from flight attendants."
Cons: "Zero entertainment for a long flight."
Cons: "It was great"
Cons: ". When we arrived in Panama we were forced to do security again at our gate which meant we had to throw away the 4 dollar bottle of water we had just purchased only to be stuck in an area with no bathrooms until our flight."
Pros: "I had a seat in the exit row with plenty of legroom flight attendants were pleasant"
Cons: "mediocre food very crowded luggage took a long time to arrive"
Pros: "The crew was attentive Ontime"
Cons: "Limited movie choices Limited legroom (like many airlines in cattle class) No chess in games"
Pros: "Quick flight"
Cons: "The flight crew was friendly, the seat was comfortable, and the flight was quick"
Pros: "Early arrival. Friendly staff."
Pros: "Everything"
Pros: "To do bien To do muy. Muy Bueno"
Cons: "To do"
Pros: "technology and movie/entertainment selection. plus drinks were included"
Pros: "Arrived at the gate about 1 hour before departure due to heavy traffic. Attendant was pleasant and did a quick checkin."
Pros: "Food was good. Crew was efficient and friendly."
Cons: "I️ think the crew could have come around with drinks more than once in a 5 hour flight."
Pros: "Timing"
Cons: "Lack of food"
Pros: "The price was really good, was the best way to returned yo Nicaragua."
Cons: "The boarding and departure took extremely long. I understand that there was a Power outage the day prior to this flight and that this cause major delays and issues throughout the following days."
Pros: "The electricity went out at the airport in Panama which caused cancellations and delays. Copa did not handle the situation well. They did not put extra staff to deal with all the people who missed their flights. It was a total mess. I had to wait hours to get a new flight."
Pros: "Overall good experience. Crew member were polite and pilot did well flying."
Cons: "Seats uncomfortable and way too cold in the plane."
Pros: "Free lugagge under plane food and alcohol!!"
Cons: "Long connection"
Cons: "The flight was overbooked from Panama to Lima, so they leaved us for another day, and we missed the flight from Lima to Cuzco as well as the tour of tomorrrow morning to Machu Pichu, more than 1200 dollars of lost and for sure no responsability from Copa."
Pros: "Excellente customer service"
Cons: "No non-meat option for food"
Pros: "Nothing I like"
Cons: "Bad all around"
Pros: "The staff was nice and the flight was timely."
Cons: "There was no entertainment and the sanwich served was very small."
Cons: "10 hr delay in San José. A nightmare!"
Pros: "good food"
Cons: "they didn't turn the lights when i wanted to sleep on an overnight"
Pros: "In flight staff was very friendly and attentive. Especially Miguel who put forth extra effort trying to help us find transportation options to our hotel at the time of day we arrived."
Cons: "The only thing that was inconvenient was that because of the mode of travel (private flight) we used to get to San Jose, we had to sit at the airport for almost 5 hrs and even though there were at least three other Copa flights to Panama City, they were all overbooked and we Were not able to change to an earlier flight."
Pros: "The service by the crew in providing the food and drinks was excellent."
Pros: "Staff."
Cons: "Less baggage weigh allowed than normal. Cost an extra $100. Plane left late with no explanation."
Pros: "The service was great. And I had a personal issue so I had to change my schedule and they were very kind and helped me."
Pros: "Nice and smooth Took off late but got there on time Pilot was pushing baby YEAH!!"
Cons: "If you fall asleep you will miss your meal and go hungry."
Pros: "The service is always very friendly on Copa. The boarding is timely. So is the off boarding. The pilots fly very well. Great landings and takeoffs."
Cons: "It was one of the most uncomfortable flights I've ever had. I was in seat 10E of a Boeing 737: in front of the exit row and could not recline my seat. The woman to my right was close to 300 lbs and was spilling into my seat. The gentleman next to me kept putting his elbows in my side. The cabin was way too hot -- uncomfortably so -- and the air vents barely pushed out air. The entertainment system on the plane was broken. I couldn't wait to land in NY."
Pros: "this veggie meal had dairy, which makes a big (postive) difference for me the entertainment worked much better. although if it had been working on my first flight, it would not have been enough variety in options for movies"
Cons: "seats were too close together not enough water available"
Pros: "I loved the drink service. Star Alliance aircraft continue to impress me with their cleanliness and maintenance. The crew service is wonderful. I thought boarding was standard, compared to other airlines. The in flight entertainment was a positive surprise."
Cons: "If you stick to your part of the Panama City terminal, there may be VERY limited food options. For me the only food option in the area was a tiny fried chicken stand."
Pros: "I did allmy endeavors, very good service."
Pros: "The crew was exceptionally kind And efficient The food was ok"
Cons: "Not that much"
Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "Nothing"
Cons: "Waited for over an hour for trams to retrieve us from the aircraft."
Pros: "I’m pleasantly surprised that this ancient plane made it across the Atlantic"
Cons: "Broken entertainment system, no charging ports, broken window screens, broken reading lights, no AC. Plane was too old to be in service"
Pros: "The flight was not busy."
Cons: "Seat, Legroom."
Cons: "Virgin seats are not the best business class seats out there..."
Pros: "Punctual"
Cons: "No complimentary drinks and very tight quarters"
Pros: "Crew was also nice."
Cons: "I had to wait for bus to get the continue flight. The time waiting was so long I could not board the flight and had to rebook to the next possible flight."
Pros: "Crew on British air very nice"
Pros: "Efficient boarding and fast baggage collection in Geneva."
Cons: "It was not clear when booking that I would not have a checked bag included. Not even free water? $400 to switch to an earlier flight, no standby options"
Pros: "This was such a pleasant experience at a time when “pleasant” is not the common adjective. The plane was clean and comfortable. There were lots of excellent movies. The vegetarian meal was actually lovely. I know; who ever says that?"
Cons: "The snack was an odd assortment of mushy vegetables in an approximation of a Greek salad. Not good."
Pros: "It will as so bad I bought a return ticket on emirates for me and the family , it was a big mistake to book on air Azerbaijan"
Cons: "Plane was very old. Seat rock hard. When I pulled the foot rest down the fabric was coming off to reveal years worth of food crumbs. Disgusting. TV screen was tiny. Seemed sort of staff, took them ages to bring food around, toilet was unclean with no toilet roll towards the end of flight."
Pros: "Good flight. Friendly crew members. We checked our carry on because the flight was full and the attendants said that they wouldn’t have room for all the bags. Checking the bags was very easy and we got to board the plane first."
Cons: "There is no variety in the movies or shows The food is really average"
Cons: "My flight never happened due to the cancellation."
Cons: "In flight entertainment system was never turned on and had to pay for any food or drinks, even water."
Pros: "Friendly and quick service."
Cons: "Waiting for a space at the terminal."
Cons: "Service was bad and plane are old traveling with other airlines with business class is way much better then. Ba this was my first and last time traveling with. Ba"
Pros: "Good staff and food"
Cons: "Seats could have been better"
Cons: "Seats not the comfortable. Small space. Took off late and crew made it seem that rebooking our connecting flight would be a piece of cake when in reality we had to wait in line for four hours before even getting to speak to someone about it."
Cons: "Crew didn't reach middle of plane with Food & Beverage. Lots of fussy/serving of premium passengers but economy not really looked after. Was bashed into 3 times by same member of crew walking up aisle and not once apologised."
Pros: "Behavior of board personnel"
Cons: "The delay in London"
Pros: "Service and Care with sense of humor! I have sat in both business and economy, and while I prefer the room in business, I still feel the service is just as wonderful in economy. I got all I asked for including bubbly in economy! I like to stay awake on the way back to the US and asked for two coffee's and a bubbly, a ginger and an OJ just before dinner & refills on cafe. Of course I thought I was pushing it to ask for it all at once, but they laughed, proceeded to fill my wishes and with a good sense of humor asked If I wanted anything else! I actually got everything I asked for! Super!"
Cons: "I pre bought my seat and chose an aisle. The plane was changed and I ended up in a window seat within the same row I had chosen on the other plane lay out. I prefer the aisle as I like to get up a lot and hate to annoy others who may prefer not to get up every time I do. I was lucky that the flight had plenty of empty seats and was able to move to an aisle after asking. What happens on a full flight? I would have been really upset. What is the point of pre-booking one' s seat? If the plane is changed, BA ought to take care to make sure a pre-booked seat gets a window/aisle near the row they chose. I suspect that is more important than the row on a long flight."
Pros: "excellent food, crew was incredible and really friendly."
Cons: "only complaint was that the woman next to me had the aisle seat, drank 4 units of alcohol and fell asleep so i was unable to go to the bathroom. additionally, she didn't get up once so why she needed the aisle seat is beyond me."
Pros: "The journey was not that long as expected"
Cons: "Delays...."
Pros: "I have physical limitations and required assistance stowing overhead luggage and help getting out of seat. Crew were terrific. Wheelchair assistance also great. Travels on my own."
Pros: "Being kept informed all the way from Gatwick to JFK Being able to depart and arrive on time Having very pleasant and attentive crew."
Cons: "Liked everything."
Cons: "I find it hard to believe that BA requires passengers to purchase basic needs like water. That was a huge disappointment."
Pros: "Comfortable flight with personal entertainment screen. Also had an extra seat next to me to spread out!"
Pros: "Food good."
Cons: "Delayed takeoff due to customer replanting and hunt for their luggage. Noisy children throughout flight. Unable to nap due to noise."
Pros: "Liked the dinner. Loved the dessert (chocolate cake )"
Cons: "Didnt like the breakfast. Omelette eggs too greasy aswell as the rest of food. Coffee wasnt good either"
Pros: "Food was good-but that was because I ordered a special meal. Normal food service, which I have experienced previously, is mediocre"
Cons: "Questionable reasons for delay-we were told that plane had to be recalled to check "loading issues" which subsequently turned out to be "clerical error??' Worst possible airline for legroom really cramped and uncomfortable seating Really limited entertainment options for movies and tv shows compared to US carriers."
Pros: "Entertainment System was pretty good. Food served was nice and overall I was pretty impressed with the crew.. Normally most of the European and American airlines crew has a lot of attitude and are not the friendliest of lot but this set of crew was pretty good. Seats were also not too cramped like AA or UA flights."
Pros: "Crew. They were polite and attentive to passangers"
Cons: "Boarding process was confusing. On flight entretaiment very limited"
Cons: "It would've been so amazing to have wifi on a flight like that."
Pros: "Nothing special at al!"
Cons: "International flights never charge baggage fees for 2nd bag. Older aircraft. Mediacore friendly by the crew. They cancelled my return flight cost me lots of head aches and money!"
Pros: "Live counters for dinner Boarding directly from lounge"
Pros: "The crew on the plane"
Cons: "The staff at check in and the gate agents were HORRIFIC!"
Pros: "Low price helped"
Cons: "Wasn't clear information for checked luggage or carry on"
Cons: "There was no direction when boarding, resulting in 2 lines of people from different direction trying to board! No entertainment at all. You have to pay for even water."
Pros: "New plane, nice interiors of the plane"
Cons: "Delays at LHR"
Pros: "We were singled out by the ticketing agent and forced to pay 55 francs (approx $52 us) to check in a bag that clearly fit In the overhead storage compartment. additionally there were loads of other folks with bags the same size or even larger boarding the plane."
Cons: "20 min delay. Old plane"
Pros: "Able to stretch out with empty seats and don't feel so much like a sardine in a can. When it's full, like the flight from Houston to London, it's misery and I remember why I hate flying. Flight left on time and arrived a little early. Crew were very friendly and professional."
Cons: "breakfast was terrible. It was beans, mushrooms, and asparagus. It also came with 3 pieces of fruit. Coffee was also terrible. If you sitting in the middle seats there is no space. The man's arms sitting in the seat next to me were pretty much in my seat the whole time."
Pros: "The staff was wonderful, very caring and courteous."
Pros: "For the last flight of the day out of Paris, surprisingly the flight left on time and landed ahead of schedule."
Cons: "Had to wait for a bus to take us a very short distance to T5. The flight was packed - too many people with large carry-on cases."
Cons: "Did not like that I thought it was a BA flight but was really a EI flight , which means I had to get a boarding pass but I was sure was on BA and almost went to there booking counter to get boarding pass."
Pros: "Seats great"
Pros: "the flight was very good for a domestic flight"
Cons: "after almost missing our previous flight do to ticketing errors, we were then delayed three hours in Dallas this trip truly tested my patients."

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