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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "The flight crew was very friendly."
Cons: "The plane was limited in space to move around. Overhead baggage compartment was broken. Should provide more movies to economy class! Vegan meal wasn't actually vegan (yogurt is not) and it was poor quality."
Pros: "The free wine! It was on time, employees at airport and on plane were very nice. Flight and seats comfy."
Cons: "Wish there were more direct flight to SF"
Pros: "Quick, easy, clean"
Pros: "The actual flight was fine. No issues to report."
Cons: "2 flights. 2 late take offs and lost luggage."
Cons: "Asked fort blanket. Told they were only available for First Class passengers"
Pros: "Smooth flight lovely flight attendant"
Pros: "Found the crew to be friendly and relaxed. The plane was fairly new. Overall, it went fine as long as you understood it was going to be simple offerings."
Cons: "Apparent aggressiveness to get as many carry on bags paid for by the ground staff measuring with a measuring tape all bags. I've never seen anything like it. My bag was fine. Then, when they started to take fees you had to come back and pay. It wasn't done right then. The ground staff was minimally helpful. Flight amenities or not, pay for headset and having more than 2 TV shows and 2 movies cost you an up charge even on an overseas flight. One choice for dinner.- pasta so it was vegetarian. Breakfast was a sad roll, one small piece of cheese and ham, and fruit that was that questionable. Overnight flight, pillow no blanket in Economy. Seats hard and leg room was tight. Their Economy plus and business looked a much better way to go."
Cons: "The flight that I booked is from Omaha to Guangzhou, but you guys gave me the ticket shows that there has one stop by Canada, and I don't have the ETA so that the stuffs wouldn't let me get in the flight and I can't make my trip on time! I don't think that is my bad because as a customer YOU( this APP) should be able to let me know I need to get the ETA to support me stop by Canada before I book the ticket from YOU GUYS, and I don't know that, so that I can't get in the flight which is make me feels really tough! And I know that it is not just happen to me but also it happen to other people, there has some people has the same problem as I do, so I don't think you guys should do that! DO NOT sales us the ticket that can't let us get in the flight! As a public APP. You guys should make the notes when you sale the ticket, say" there has a one stop by Canada, IF U don't have ETA, pls don't book it!" Let the people know so that we won't get any trouble OK?!?!"
Pros: "Fast abs friendly, knowledgeable staff."
Pros: "Alecarte and free wine."
Pros: "Fast service, very professional and great customer service! Overall, a very pleasant flying experience."
Pros: "$25 meal voucher. Helpful staff who made sure everyone made connecting flights or were rerouted"
Cons: "Repeated delays. 5+hrs in airport."
Pros: "I think you need to adjust the cabin pressure as my legs and feet swelled and they've never done that on another flight. I even hydrated and tried exercises prior and through the flight. Please look into - I really think there is something to investigate. Thank you."
Cons: "It took me 2 days to get the swelling to subside. Not something I've EVER had to think about let alone do. I'm wearing compression tights...dreading the flight home tomorrow."
Pros: "Wine flys free is amazing!!!"
Pros: "Alaska airlines was a super flight, great staff"
Cons: "Portland TSA...horribly rude. A major incident waiting to happen with that kind of aggressive behavior"
Pros: "On time take off"
Pros: "The 52 year old airline assistant, who looks about 32 was very nice to us and understanding when she knew we had so much travel ahead of us. She was very nice."
Cons: "So uncomfortable. We had a 25 hour traveling day ahead of us and needed some sleep. It's just soooo uncomfortable and squished. It's painful to sit for long periods of time, let alone try to get some sleep. The girl in front of me adjusted in her seat and totally smacked me in the head when I was trying to lay my head on the table to give my poor back a break. Babies, a lot of babies, and dogs, not good for trying to catch some z's either."
Pros: "On time, friendly staff, clean plane"
Cons: "Slow drink service"
Pros: "I was checking in in a fluster and trying to attach my bag tags. A agent came over and helped me (for some reason I had taken the entire sticky back off ha!) and then he took my bag for me right from the kiosk. I was super impressed"
Pros: "My flight attendants were sooooo friendly. Also really enjoy the complimentary glass of wine!"
Cons: "no music. no wi-fi. nothing to enhance the experience. check out jet blue."
Pros: "Free movies!"
Pros: "The flight was OK except that they ran out of food to sell and apparently you could order ahead of time but at least for us in the back of the plane was nothing left."
Pros: "We had to reschedule our whole trip and last night it was delayed again. We slept at PDX on the 11th and trying the same flights last night we left Portland 3 hours late and slept at SFO. AIRLINE travel sucks. Sue"
Pros: "What did I like about my flight?...Not much! Was not allowed to pick seat assignment during reservations.Called two days before returning for seat assignment...Told must do at airport day of. Arrived at airport 6 hours early day of and was assigned 31F (only32rows) tried to change as I really wanted near front, isle seat... was turned down but guy and wife in line behind me changed thier's from back to row 6.... I endured 31F surrounded by sick coughing, sniffing, snotty nosed, sneezing people and crying children for next 6 hours...I've been back almost a week and just now feeling well enough to venture out...I will never travel Alaska airlines if they won't give me an acceptable seat assignment... Hawaiian Airlines trip there was wonderful!"
Pros: "The in flight entertainment tablet I rented ($10) was really nice. It had some very new movies, fun games and more on it. Most of the flight crew was kind and polite, minus one woman who seemed to hate her job and the airline. I was pleased that the flight wasn't canceled as many others into PDX had been that day due to an ice storm. Felt safe even with turbulence and threat of a slippery landing."
Cons: "One crew member, an older woman, seemed really bitter. She openly expressed frustration with Alaska in front of passengers on multiple occasions and was very rude and brusque with us customers. She made me feel like a nuisance for even just being on the flight. Otherwise the seats were just so small and uncomfortable. It was a long flight to feel smushed and have a sore tailbone from the total lack of padding."
Pros: "We arrived half an hour early! Bags on time."
Pros: "On time. Efficient. Clean new plane."
Cons: "Their new 737-900 was stripped-down! No complimentary entertainment system at all! NOTHING. Instead, they expect the passengers to use their own smart phones. The only option is passengers have to give up their private information to GoGo to use the system. Don't do it! To add salt to that wound, customers have to pay to see a film. Don't do it! That experience alone made the flight a dud. All I can say is, thank heavens it was a short flight."
Pros: "I've flown Alaska for decades, and I keep coming back because I'm never, ever disappointed in anything!"
Cons: "The flight attendants are so helpful and are professional problem solvers. The planes are clean, the flights are on time and their plane to baggage claim is so fast!!! Alaska is ALWAYS my first choice."
Pros: "The flight attendants were awesome!"
Pros: "Crew is friendly and very efficient. The flight attendant came to tell me that I would be on the same plane for the continuing flight to Sacramento so not to worry about short connection. This was very considerate. Free wine. SMOOTH landing."
Cons: "The sound system is VERY loud to the point of being piercing. I was on four of your planes and this was consistent."
Cons: "Since it's a flight that leaves from a Spanish speaking country, announcements should be made in both English and Spanish. I can speak English, but there were some people who can't and I had to translate for them"
Pros: "The crew is genuinely friendly and helpful. It was a very short flight so there is not much to note. It was on time, and I caught my connection easily. I am very glad they serve the Redmond Oregon to Portland route."
Cons: "This does not apply."
Pros: "Check in easy, comfortable seating, friendly staff,on time flight."
Cons: "Boarding was more of a free-for-all than other airlines. Everyone was boarded on the plane only 5 minutes after boarding was scheduled to begin."
Pros: "Staff was great"
Cons: "How loud it was inside as was a smaller plane."
Pros: "Crew members, ease of boarding, Alaska App."
Cons: "Plane is small and very noisy. Hard to hear on your own device, or to take a nap etc. Small seats, tight fit - rubbing elbows with the person sitting next to you."
Cons: "The flight attendant was TERRIBLE. She basically shamed me for having a beer in the morning. I'm a nervous flier and I thought it would help settle my nerves. I was at the very back of the plane and unfortunately could hear Everything she had to say. All the other flights were fine. I was just telling my friend about her today. Very disappointing. It was my first time flying Alaska airlines. I would not recommend them."
Pros: "Clean, roomy, not a packed flight. Great price and friendly crew!"
Cons: "Boarding is terrible. Start by seating passenger at the back first. Depart on time. Have screens on each seat. The ladies at airport aren't very friendly."
Pros: "Friendly flight attendants flight got to destination early"
Cons: "Everything was great"
Pros: "Seats were comfortable, area was clean."
Cons: "I was in the center seat, my husband in the window seat. The aisle seat was occupied by a woman who looked to be around 300 pounds. She didn't fit in the seat so she required part of my seat and her legs mostly in the aisle. Okay....that was bad enough but just to make matters worse she neglected to apply her seat belt. I shuttered to think of what might have happened to her neighbors if we experienced turbulence."
Pros: "It was everything nice from the take off to the landing"
Pros: "I got to my destination."
Cons: "The plane was 2 hours late. We were the 1st flight in the morning. There was no beverage service on the first flight and by the second flight they then charged for alcohol when there was supposed to be a free drink on the first flight. No entertainment offered for a 5+ hour flight. I was initially excited to fly with Alaska and took a longer flight duration to do so and paid more because the company used to offer the customer more. I now see that is a thing of the past and will book with other airlines that still hold this value."
Pros: "It was fine I was able to sleep and it was a fast flight."
Pros: "Nothing in particular."
Cons: "The fact that you cram people into small spaces. It's awful that you treat coach so terribly. Someone needs to design a more comfortable experience."
Pros: "The great wheel chair services they provided for me both ways made easy and relax for me to travel without any stress. Thank you all for the wonderful services!"
Pros: "Received great help at ticket counter, gate crew and flight attendants were friendly."
Cons: "Late departure, no beverage service - water only."
Pros: "Cheerful ground and onboard staff kept everyone focussed on a timely, comfortable arrival"
Pros: "The crew and seats were both great"
Cons: "HAving live TV would have been great."
Pros: "All the movie choices. Wish TVs came in all aircraft and/or flights 2+ hours. :-)"
Pros: "Newer plane. Friendly crew. Landed safely and on time."
Pros: "Going back home to the US"
Cons: "I had 15 hours layover in Amsterdam so I got me a hotel.one hour after I got to the hotel I got a notification from Kayak app asking me to go get my bag from Schiphol. My bag was supposed to be directly shipped to PDX. I had to leave my hotel back to the airport and spend 2 hours trying to find it only to be told that it was going to PDX. I lost my $170 hotel room, over $70 for taxis and ended up spending the night on the floor at Schipol. I do not think I'll ever use Kayak again. The travel guarantee is a joke too."
Pros: "Staff, service, options"
Pros: "I dont like that you change my flight and I have to wait 8 hours at the airport to flight to Mexico City"
Pros: "Flight was on time; captain was clear and funny."
Cons: "Seats a bit cramped"
Pros: "clean. friendly. decent snacks."
Cons: "warm cabin. small seats with no head support. not enough drink cart passes."
Pros: "Great entertainment, comfortable seats."
Cons: "Middle seat with zero chance to switch."
Pros: "Wi-FI available (although I didn't use it)"
Cons: "No direct flight in the morning, so had to take two connecting flights, and leave home very early in the morning."
Pros: "Good drinks and movie selection"
Pros: "The space we had, the breakfast provided, the movies/TV shows available, and the staff."
Cons: "I was a concerned when I couldn't select seats during check-in and was informed that our seats would be assigned at the gate. After boarding, it made more sense since it wasn't a full flight; I could understand that was likely done so the plane would be weight-balanced. It just caused me some concern the day before."
Pros: "New Boing 717 aircraft. Short flight time. I needed and got very good special assistance."
Pros: "Timely flights , plenty of good food and disciplined serving Amsterdam: good layover Modern plane Better entertainment system Good flight to travel to India , Mumbai ."
Cons: "Windows weren't clean for stargazing"
Pros: "everything except in flight internet."
Cons: "Gogoinflight hasnt woked as it said it would on any flight on any airline for a year."
Cons: "The fact they wasted two days of my trip with my son travelling from the U.S. to China because they didn't know about transit visa regulations. And so far they offered a 75 dollar voucher for participating merchants. Unacceptable"
Pros: "The crew has a good vibe, makes for a pleasant trip"
Cons: "First time for me to have delayed baggage, made me think that somebody is not minding the store."
Pros: "Availability of flight. Quick flight, on time. Signage at PDX is good. Easy to find where you need to be"
Cons: "Layover, confusing mob line at checkin."
Pros: "Efficient boarding and helpful flight attendants"
Cons: "I was sitting in a "Delta Comfort+" seat in an exit row. The extra legroom was nice, but the tray table was so far forward I could hardly reach it, and there was no armrest on the window side. The seat covers appeared to be heavily worn, with tears and padding falling out in some places."
Pros: "There were a lot of free movie options for a 6hour flight. The tv was new and had good definition. The food offered was quite substantial. The staff kept coming around with water and asking if there was anything else we needed. They gave free blankets. The lavatories were a little larger and more well lit than other airlines."
Cons: "The seats did not recline for anyone on the plane."
Pros: "on time"
Pros: "Staff was friendly, and we got there safely"
Cons: "Really wished we had tv's like we had on our flight to SLC. It really helps with those who have anxiety to distract their minds. Wifi is expensive therefore I chose not to use it"
Pros: "I have never had a problem with this airlines. This flight was no exception"
Cons: "More space, but I am in economy and that's just life! I expect my hips to hurt after, again my problem not there's, if I wanted more room I would buy first class but I won't for a short trip."
Pros: "Food was OK, ice cream at mid-flight was my favorite thing. I liked the choice of movies. Drinks are also good but why not include pure cranberry juice? It goes great with vodka."
Cons: "Boarding is ridiculous. Everyone who is not some kind of VIP is asked to line up and is treated like cattle. 5-feet tall woman holds above her head a sign with the zone currently boarding. Nobody can hear or see anything. Why not use the big LCD displays at the gate??? In the plane they had to restart the computer system as some TVs were not working and it took longer than they said. Toilets were kind of stinky and I could smell them from my seat on row 26. Blankets are way too thin for the blasting AC."
Pros: "crew was very respectful and kind"
Cons: "Flight was moved to a different gate, then delayed. We were given the absolute last seat in the plane that could not recline- not the seats I had selected before hand."
Pros: "Attendants were cheerful and extremely courteous."
Cons: "Legroom but that's because we can't afford 1st class. Hahahaha"
Pros: "Airplane was good, boarding was fast."
Cons: "Did not have the fruit and cheese plate."
Pros: "Entertainment is now free."
Cons: "This was the fourth first class leg of our overall trip and the first three flights on Delta were great. The attendants were pleasant and even fun. I have allergies and requested a special meal on all legs. No problem on the first three flights. All attendants approached me to confirm my allergy and the special meal. They were very polite. But on this flight, the attendant didn't speak with me about it at all. She tried to give me the regular meal. When I explained I needed an allergy free meal (mind you this was first class), I was told I could not get it and got no apology or other accommodation. Her attitude was take it or leave it. I found this interesting since on two of the other flights an announcement was made about another passenger with an allergy to peanuts so no one could have them on the flights and the attendants were very concerned."
Cons: "Need more legroom"
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"
Pros: "Loved everything, the meal was good, spacious seats and friendly staff."
Cons: "One of the men working the desk at the gate was rude & condescending to me. The other gate agent who was having us board (he was an ethnic man) was friendly & excellent."
Pros: "Pilot was hot."
Cons: "4 hour maintenance delay. Arrived at 2 am, after boarding a different plane."
Pros: "Ditto from above"
Cons: "Ditto from above"
Pros: "Flight was the best we sat right behind first class so it wasn't a long wait to deplane. In flight entertainment was great to with a wide selection of movies to watch"
Cons: "Nothing was bad about the flight sorry"
Pros: "Great crew and aircraft"
Pros: "Arrived on time"
Cons: "No food. Only snacks and very good snacks"
Cons: "Old plane. No seat back entertainment. No USB ports"
Pros: "Again, despite poor flight schedule I made it on my connecting flight and it all worked out in the end."
Cons: "Again, Kayak should allow at least 2 hours of transfer time when booking flights through LAX. I had to go from one terminal to another AND go through immigration and security. In order to make sure I had enough time to make the connecting flight, I didn't check in my luggage which lead to me having to minimize liquids and pastes in my luggage (no vanilla extract or tequila). Also while making the transfer I felt rushed and stressed out. I might search for tickets using Kayak but I would not buy tickets directly from Kayak if my route involves a transfer at an airport that I am not familiar with."
Pros: "On time and very smooth boarding"
Pros: "Good service once I finally got on a plane."
Cons: "The alternative routing after my missed connection was not good and would have resulted in a very long travel day on a comparatively ill-equipped aircraft. So I stayed in Amsterdam on my own dime to take the same direct flight one day later."
Pros: "Good experience given that it was a long flight."
Cons: "How about meal service on the 5hr flight from Atlanta to Portland? The food for purchase options left much to be desired."
Pros: "The boarding agent took the scattered seat assignments of out party of six and got us all co-located - of her own initiative. I really appreciated that."
Pros: "On time, new airplane and good entertainment system"
Pros: "See above"
Cons: "See abo e"
Pros: "Crew was excellent, caring and personable."
Cons: "My seat's video monitor didn't work properly, despite crews attempts to reset it. Movie or anything was frozen at the advertisement. Worst part of flight was no ones fault--heavy snow conditions caused 1 1/2 hour back-up for de-icing. Only other complaint I also noticed on my last Delta flight--the volume on the captain's announcements needs to be turned up. Hard to hear much of what he said. His explanation of de-icing, and how it might cause an odor or even haziness in the cabin was very helpful so that I didn't worry when the odor happened. I do like Delta very much."
Pros: "On planes with seat back displays, it was especially easy to travel with a 4 year old. Definitely appreciate the entertainment provided."
Cons: "Seating is too crowded"
Cons: "Flight was late"
Pros: "That our pilot was giving us updates as to why we were slightly delayed."
Cons: "Our flight attendant didn’t know what food we were getting. When someone asked in front of me, she said “I’m not sure it could be either turkey or ham”. If you serve customers from all walks of life including Hindus, vegetarians, Islam, Judaism, it should be expected that the flight attendant know if that is turkey or ham. Another thing is that there was no final check by the flight attendant. We landed with tray tables down, seats recline, and people were still on their laptops."
Pros: "Got to see The Shape of Water from DFW to PDX in advance of the Oscars! Nice clear image and sound. Thanks American, you've upped your game from a few years back!"
Pros: "The entertainment"
Cons: "My check in bag it’s lost got wrong boarding pass even when I told them I had electronic boarding pass on my phone. Really disappointed with this."
Pros: "At least they should give a can of the soda"
Cons: "The cookie"
Pros: "The employee who checked me in was very helpful - found my frequent flyer number for another airline and give me a free checked bag."
Pros: "Everything, crew, plane was clean, service was better than the previous international flight. Nont"
Pros: "I liked the way the Pilot (Captain) addressed the passengers before and after the flight."
Cons: "The wait at the customer service counter in the terminal at LAX."
Cons: "Food in general"
Cons: "American completely missed the mark. AA did not successfully change our reservation when the initial leg of our trip was delayed by an hour due to a fuel issue, which caused us to miss your connection in Chicago. Since American partners with Alaskan Airlines, American should have changed my reservations with regards to Alaska Airlines, but they failed to do that. I stood at the Alaskan Airlines counter as the plane left the gate with our empty seats because there was not a ticket. American Airlines did not change a reservation successfully and so although we had boarding passes with our names and seats and the flight number, the plane left without us. I was stranded and Seattle airport at midnight with a child and an infant with one diaper and one bottle left and it was a terrible experience with American Airlines. I do not recommend flying American they cannot get it together when problems happen with delays."
Pros: "We really enjoyed our flights with American Airlines. From the counter to the stop on the plane everyone was great to work with and very friendly"
Pros: "Friendliness of gate staff"
Cons: "The flight was delayed little by little up to two hours then finally we board the plane, everyone is seated and then they cancel the flight."
Pros: "Everyone was quick"
Cons: "Small seats"
Pros: "Efficient boarding. Decent communication during delay of previous flight (delay of 4+ hours), friendly and helpful crew on the delayed flight."
Cons: "Dirty plane. I had to clean my own seat with a wet wipe and some paper towels. Previous AA flight delayed by 4+ hours causing a missed connection."
Pros: "the crew and the people at the desk for boarding were great. the app helped me keep up with the changes"
Cons: "delays and changing gates"
Pros: "Flight attendants were polite and friendly during beverage and snack service Seats were clean and recently reupholstered"
Cons: "Two people got removed from the flight for seemingly no particular reason prior to departure, and looked quite unhappy although there were no strong words. Very small seat pitch Long delays for maintenance and runway Annoying ads for AA credit card over the intercom prior to landing No USB ports"
Pros: "Comfortable first class seats for a regional airline, although no food or entertainment. Flight attendants were great, very friendly and they checked up on us often. On time departure and early arrival. American Airlines has always been great for me. Will be back"
Cons: "No food in first class, but it was only a 2 hr flight on a regional"
Pros: "Flight was moved from Philadelphia to Dalllas...no problem"
Cons: "scanty food from Dallas to Porltand"
Pros: "The boarding was super fast as well as exiting, WOW!"
Pros: "Boarding was very quick, they called the groups quickly with no lag time in between."
Cons: "I think this was the most cramped airplane I have been on. It was so uncomfortable and I would think that they would take this into consideration since it was a red eye flight."
Pros: "I got there safe and there was some entertainment"
Cons: "seats small and not real comfortable."
Pros: "The trip was on time and with no issues flying. I really enjoyed the ability to watch a movie...this was AWESOME!"
Cons: "Wow, the seating was VERY tight and I was happy for the TV screen in front of me to keep me busy. All the inflight interruptions on the movie I was watching."
Pros: "All connections-smooth"
Pros: "We did not take this flight when its schedule was moved back, instead taking one LHR-SEA that would get us home at a reasonable hour."
Cons: "The change by British Air in flight departure/arrival times. The resulting adjustment was costly and we were unable to get "extra" seating on the long leg of the trip by the time we were notified of the changes."
Cons: "There is no legroom in coach. I am six foot seven and my knees cram against the seat in front of me to the point my legs go numb."
Pros: "No individual screens to watch. Get with the times for long flights !"
Pros: "CR is awesome"
Cons: "AA is screwing up with the flight times, bring them back"
Pros: "Amazingly, the flight wasn't full and the stewardess let my wife, 2 month old son and me have the last row."
Cons: "Entertainment on AA is sub-par"
Cons: "On my flight from San Jose to Arizona there were no t.v , so it made for a painful five hour flight."
Cons: "I don't know if I need to contact american airlines directly or what. But this is the 3rd flight that has been delayed with no reason given or for whatever the reason was tonight. Its obsurd. I booked a flight on Alaska Airlines specifically because american airlines had the issue of delays. Then come to find out, the flight WASN'T on Alaska...but its affiliate. It would be really nice to get some answers."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Lot of movement"
Pros: "We moved due to job change and American would not work with us to Change a reservation."
Pros: "Wrong airline, sent me to wrong gate, almost missed the flight. If I wasn't lucky enough to need a wheelchair, I would probably still be in Phx! Not happy at all, to say the least. I had to grease the palms of about 7 different wheelchair pushers. A bad day all around."
Cons: "our flight was delayed, and no other options"
Pros: "On schedule and met all my expectations."
Cons: "No complaints."
Cons: "No complaints."
Cons: "Boarding seemed extremely unorganized. Crew skipped group 2 when calling groups to board, resulting in a mad rush."
Pros: "Flight was on time."
Cons: "My luggage was lost!!! People were sympathetic but no apologies or compensation Also, we were forced to pay extra for our seats before we were able to print boarding passes. My husband and I were not able to sit together which was upsetting to me."
Pros: "Nothing unexpected happened"
Cons: "Narrow seats . No plug in for music or phone .. Bare minimum for same cost as better flight"
Cons: "Booked flights together yet sat apart.. kid kicking back of away just uncomfortable"
Cons: "Terminal at LAX requires a bus."
Pros: "Arrived 25 min EARLY for a change!"
Cons: "Cancelled and put me on a flight over a day later with no hotel voucher"
Pros: "crew was good"
Pros: "Crew was nice including those helping with boarding. Smooth ride."
Cons: "Limited snack options."
Cons: "Having to pay extra 24 hours in advance for a seat. There were no available "free" seats 24 hours before flight time."
Cons: "The seats are so squashed in in economy it was really hard to get comfortable. The inflight entertaining on the screens was rubbish. The app didn’t work with the movies. Some of he crew were lovely, and some were just ok."
Pros: "Our flight was 20 minutes lite but the flight crew was Great at letting us know what was going on."
Pros: "The older planes of United Airlines could use some remodeling. The entertainment system with controls in the middle of the arm rest where the elbow rests is such a bad idea, didn't even bother with this crappy unintuitive system. It was annoying and flashy with bright advertisements or something popping up on a night time flight just sooooooo annoying, turning it off was not intuitive and had to ask the flight attendants how to turn it off during their very busy work of handing out packages with five miniature pretzels and drinks to the passengers, was happy to get a whole cab of juice to myself though."
Cons: "Again, seats are too close front to back."
Pros: "The crew was very nice and polite. Service was prompt and excellent"
Cons: "Excessively long layovers. I came home with 3 broken ribs and had to endure a 11 hour layover in Japan and another 6 hour layover in San Francisco."
Cons: "Upon approach we were suddenly deverted to Seattle. I had a few issues. Number one you could not hear the pilot so that made it worse. The lack of communication was horrible. I have been on flights when there has been clarity given a change in plans but this was bad. We sat at the gate for an hour and a half, again no real communication, the fligh attendant t hope was joking when he said there was a half a bottle left for the whole plane...much later we were served water. Announcements were made but no clarity. We were told to collect baggage at number 2. Get a voucher for a hotel. After deplann9ng about 25 of us stood in line at the customer service desk where there were two staff working slowly. Then after an hour they announced we were in the wrong place, couldn't that have been explained earlier? Once we made our way out of the terminal to the ticket count the line was all the way down the hall. still with little info we waited. We landed at the alternate airport at 945, at 130am I had my vouchers, the food not useful until the following day, the hotels were full, no one picked up the phone for the shuttle bus to the hotels. I finally elected to sleep at the airport on a bench. We had actually all been reassigned a flight on our same plane. So I am not sure why we had to wait in line all that time. Our bags were not removed from the plane an irritated baggage claim attendant told me. It was a mess. The flight the next morning was fine, short, without problems for me. united needs to work on its communications. It would have been helpful to have someone out side running the line giving out info. And at customer service they should have been paying attention to their line. Would have been helpful."
Pros: "Excellent as expected."
Pros: "No think special!"
Cons: "Small space and no entertainment on an international flight."
Pros: "Overall okay everything was on time."
Cons: "There was no entertainment, no power outlet on one flight, they charge for access to there Internet. No Tvs on the back of the seats"
Pros: "Crew was great even on overnight flight"
Cons: "Horrible delays and reboarding and then none of the crew tried to make anything better. My flight attendant practically threw one of the cheap bags of snacks at me"
Pros: "Easy to print ticket, United employees readily available."
Pros: "Loved that the steward did everything possible to make sure that my service animal and I were completely comfortable for the flight."
Cons: "When I checked in the attendant tried to charge my service animal as a pet, even though I called in advance to let united know I was traveling with my service animal."
Pros: "On time and people nice"
Cons: "Everything. Very good"
Cons: "Our flight was delayed 3 hrs due to lack of maintenance of the plane and we had to all get off to wait for the next one. It was also overbooked."
Cons: "It was delayed by 3 hrs"
Cons: "flew delta on way down to liberia and they did not charge for any entertainment."
Pros: "The crew on this flight was maybe the best crew I've ever had in a flight. Extremely friendly and personable."
Cons: "Wifi and entertainment was not available I this flight"
Pros: "The flight crew apologized and kept everyone informed."
Cons: "The plane was having mechanical problems. Once it was determined that the problem couldn't be fixed it took the airline quite some time to locate a new plane. They should have started working to identify a new plane sooner. Ended up arriving in Portland after 3 am."
Pros: "Eplenty of leg room. Very nice flight, no complaints,nothing I didn't like"
Cons: "My seat was changed within a half hour of my flight and I wasn't notified until right before I boarded and had to refresh my e-ticket. I wouldn't have waited for group 5, when in reality I was group 3. and then because of this I had to turn over my carryon because no room for group 5 carryons. Also I like to have an aisle seat, and was squished into a window seat."
Pros: "Lmnot full flight"
Pros: "It's helps when the plane has extra seats"
Cons: "No inflight entertainment that I could see?"
Cons: "It was an enjoyable trip, no complaints whatsoever."
Pros: "Same as above."
Cons: "Same as above."
Pros: "Seats were fairly comfortable"
Cons: "Only one free snack option and I don't like ranch flavor. A bag of popped corn is $4"
Cons: "The seats didnt have a lot or room."
Cons: "paying for baggage no food service"
Cons: "Why does it take 45 minutes to board a plane? Way too long."
Pros: "Courtesy of staff"
Cons: "After the flight was delayed a hour and a half, they said we would have complimentary TV access, but it there was no tv sign for more than half of the flight."
Pros: "3 seats shared by 2 psgngrs. Clear window."
Cons: "Couldn't give me a 1st class upgrade for NO reason??? I said "Please""
Cons: "Confirmation number N89G3L. Literally just look at what I had to go through to get from Denver to Liberia and back. In total; 3 cancellations, 9 delays and had to leave the plane after being boarded 3 times in a row at Houston. Unacceptable. I would like to get money back for this trip, as it took off two days of traveling and took us well over 48 hours of travel time within airports. Is there any way I can be put in contact with someone from United Airlines about this? Thank you."
Pros: "As a pilot i don't care about the food, never eat it. I care about safe aviating and that we had all the way down to minimums into New Orleans."
Cons: "Don't much like being treated like cattle, but compared to flying my own aircraft this is practically free and totally safe."
Pros: "Left in time; arrived in time"
Cons: "Can't sleep on a plane; it isn't the fault of airline"
Pros: "I upgraded to first class, which made the flight much more comfortable. The crew were helpful and friendly."
Cons: "I avoid flying whenever possible, as it is generally not a pleasant experience. Boarding was a mess."
Pros: "vinyl not cloth seats"
Cons: "The "free" movie service offered did not work on the flight to or from our destination. The seats on United seem smaller than other airlines."
Pros: "See above"
Pros: "Once we finally got a flight, because this one was delayed too, it was nice. The crew were friendly and helpful and made sure I was comfortable. Boarding went quickly and I was happy to get moving."
Cons: "This flight was also delayed one hour."
Pros: "Thank you for using Boeing aircraft! Akong with being an American made aircraft,even the small 737 is so much larger and comfortable than the any Airbus, sure makes your flight more comfortable and user friendly with the necessary leg room and overhead luggage compartment. My girlfriend and I just took a flight to Hawaii using American Airlines, and we were disappointed to get an Airbus every leg of the trip. I am 6'4" and those Airbuses have no comfort side to side or front to back, and I always have to see my chiropractor afterwards. You can't even get small carryons into their tiny overhead luggage compartments. I have flown United Airlines before and remembered that most of your aircraft were Boeing, so I chose this trip with you. Very comfortable flight and I look forward to my return trip. I will continue to Fky United Airlines from now on. And thank you for the new safety instructions video. It catches your eye and keeps you paying attention, and has humor too. Thanks again everyone at United"
Pros: "Plane happened to be empty which made flight comfortable in terms of space. Ticket price was very reasonable and included departure tax (274 roundtrip LIR to EWR)."
Cons: "Had to pay 8 dollars for TV and if you want Internet it's another charge. Five hour flight with only food offered being purchasable. Boarding process has become idiotic as later rows board last causing delays (should revert to old way where back boarded first which prevented aisle from being blocked as much)."
Pros: "Horrible Delay and inaccurate time updates.. they postponed for 4 hours while giving hope every half an hour"
Pros: "Loved the baggage options with carry on baggage. So convenient."
Cons: "The seating was tight in economy. Hard to stretch."
Cons: "This was the only flight on United this week that wasn't over-booked. Still, seats were small and uncomfortable."
Pros: "The seats in this old Boeing 737 are a lot better than the torture devices in the new airbus airplanes. The fact that the plane was not full meant there was enough room that the experience in coach was not literally painful as it had been on the Airbus leg into Denver from DFW."
Cons: "No food."
Pros: "Thanks for the upgrade"
Cons: "Thanks for the upgrade"
Cons: "Not comfy"
Pros: "Staff was friendly, boarding was smooth."
Cons: "Flight was delayed over 2 hrs making us get into Portland after 2am. Very inconvenient to us traveling with a 1 year old and a big hassle to the people picking us up. Should have gotten another plane instead of making us wait on the delayed plane."
Cons: "Flight was rescheduled twice! And when I called to see if it was going to get canceled they said that it might still take off at the original time, even though I got 2 emails saying it was rescheduled. This made it really frustrating because we would not make it on time if it took off at the originally scheduled time! We rushed over to the airport just to be told it was taking off late again! So we waited at the airport for 2 more hours!"
Pros: "Kaska was very helpful during my checkin. All the staff was on point and helpful. I was worried because all the bad comments. I guess if you know what to expect you will enjoy your travel with spirit."
Pros: "Just the price to be honest"
Cons: "Not on schedule at all .. Missed my fly from florida to ACY . big delay almost 4 hours . not happy . im sorry i will not recomend this airline ."
Cons: "We were stuck for over 30 minutes at landing gate."
Pros: "The Flight attendants and the pilots were great,"
Cons: "The flight was aver an hour delayed. With all the mess from the original flight to Chicago, I will never fly Spirit again."
Pros: "I didn't get o to this flight at all. Staff were very friendly, but completely overwhelmed and inexperienced. They were told to tell us that we had to switch flights because we wouldn't make the connecting flight, but in fact it was because the flight was overbooked. They said I'd get a hotel and then I had to take a taxi to the hotel where there was no room - as the hotel and had already informed the Spirit airlines staff. By the time I returned to the airport for a new hotel voucher it was 3am - and I'd been at the airport since 12am. Mostly it was also crazy to see the situations of other passengers with that airline. The staff were nice, but I wouldn't even feel safe flying with spirit again, much less like I'd be well served."
Cons: "I understand that spirit is a cheap airlines particularly serving those without luggage; however, when having luggage I spent $200 for a flight to pdx to lax - not a good deal. $200 for that flight should come with some kind of incredible perks which is not the case with spirit where you don't even get proper flight updates on the screen or tray tables. Also, it is clear that your airlines prey on those who follow directions as I saw handfuls of people walking through the gate with their luggage and not being charged, my boyfriend/travel companion for example paid nothing for his luggage, disregarded all memos via loud speaker and walked on with his unpaid for luggage. The experience with spirit was undesirable in every way and I will never chose this airline over another (luggage in hard or not) after the poor experience and being completely ripped off. I plan to share this message with social media and yelp sites as well."
Cons: "I didn't have a flight on spirit, they rebooked us on Delta."
Cons: "Flight was cancelled"
Pros: "Seats had enough room"
Cons: "No pretzels"
Pros: "We thought we were getting tickets at a reasonable price."
Cons: "The price would have been reasonable if we didn't have to pay extra for EVERYTHING."
Cons: "The Costa Rican airport tax was not included in the airline ticket price so we had to spend more than an hour (!) in San Jose airport to pay the tax (whereas other airline companies include thia tax in their ticket price). Everything costs extra in Spirit/ In short, terrible experience."
Pros: "I loved that the flight was cheap. I only brought a backpack so I didn't have to pay any extra fees. I didn't care about the food packages so once again I didn't pay any extra. The flight attendants were awesome! I did the online boarding and it was really easy to navigate"
Cons: "The seats were small, but the flight wasn't long so it wasn't bad. If you have to buy a bag make sure you do it before you get to the terminal. It's the cheapest to do online and then the price just continues to raise as you become closer to actually boarding the plane."
Cons: "Flight was delayed 3 hrs"
Pros: "Boarding was quick"
Cons: "The flight was delayed several times, the stewards at the airport pretended they were ignorant, though we all had phone updates. on the plane i witnessed the stewardesses being quiet rude to several guest that didn't speak English, which made me uncomfortable. Due to delays and lack of information, I missed my scheduled transport from the airport and had to take a cab, which cost me more than I saved flying with SPIRIT."
Pros: "Absolutely nothing"
Cons: "rude service - both inflight and ground Was told flight was an hour late, I was fine with that, but asked if the airplane was enroute. I was lied to and told it was, flight ended up being 3 hours late. I live 2 hours from the airport, had to spend extra $200 for a hotel because my bags were lost. Portland airport is only open for about 2 hours a day I paid extra to check in 2 bags ($90 each way) only to have them put in the airport lock up because I didn't claim them right away. I was the last person off the plane and need to use the bathroom. The ground crew apparently didn't want to wait a few extra minutes and locked my bags in the lock up. I had to wait until 5pm the FOLLOWING day to claim them and got nothing but attitude from the agent. Don't be fooled, this is not a discount airline, ends up costing SO MUCH more in time and hassle. Just fly Southwest."
Pros: "The only thing I liked was the part where we didn't crash."
Cons: "By far the tightest seats I've ever been in on a flight!! They charged for a soda, which I've never heard of, and they charge $55 for a carry on, which is $5 more than they charge for regular luggage. The crew was not helpful when it came to questions, and it wasn't that they didn't know, they seemed to not want to be bothered. When I got to my seat, there was what looked like a used baby wipe in plain sight, stuck behind the frame of the tray table, sticking out, not hidden, so they didn't bother to clean it too well. All in all I felt they tried to squeeze every penny out of you they could, for a horrible experience, I'd never use spirit airlines again. Everrrrrrrrr!!!!!!"
Pros: "Flight unvenetful"
Cons: "Spirit website is absolutely horrible. Gate staff was horrible - very grumpy While a new plane, the seat had no padding. I won't choose Spirit anytime soon, even if Spirit's connections are more desirable."
Pros: "it was crowded but not full. Three adults with bags under the seats in one row is too cramped for a long flight - or even just over an hour if you have long legs and aren't petite. One guy moved to an open seat after about an hour and everything was tons better!!"
Cons: "Terrible desorden de aerolínea"
Cons: "Multiple delays again !"
Pros: "Cheap flight"
Cons: "Doesn't cover tax to fly out of Costa Rica Seats have bar that dig into your back No water Terrible customer service"
Pros: "Free hotel and food. They also provided for a taxi to and from the hotel."
Cons: "They sent the plane 30 minutes prior to when I, and 36 others arrived on another delayed flight."
Cons: "Cancelled it with no explanation Lengthy phone call"
Pros: "Not much to like about their service. Not worth the ticket price, there are all these hidden fees. No customer support. Flight insurance offered is missleading. Awful horrible bad pewtrid service."
Cons: "I purchased the flight insurance just in case plans neede to change, and they did. I flew my first leg with a different airlines; I needed to get to my destination sooner than I had origionally booked. Spirit makes it difficult to speak with anyone so I could not communicate my change. My return flight home was canceled even though I had paid for it. They would not help me return home at all. Spirt is awful. Their travel insurance is missleading. Spirit is the absolute worst as far as customer service. I cannot say enough bad about their service. Don't bother calling any phone numbers given, you'll be on hold hell for ever, with no pathway leading to speak to an actual human. RIP OFF."
Cons: "The lights were on the entire night flight, and got brighter when advertisements were being made."
Cons: "They wanted to charge me for a bag I'd already brought on previous flight with their airline. Again, it was a last minute booking, which was unquestionably cheap, so I can't complain too much."
Pros: "Crew was polite and rapidly boarded."
Cons: "Our plane was late to arrive, then had computer issues. We were delayed about 2.5 hours to our arrival."
Pros: "The plane was new and very clean."
Cons: "Every flight I have taken with Spirit has been late; this one was delayed 45 minutes. Spirit nickels and dimes you for extras. They treat humans like cattle during the check in process."
Cons: "The flight was delayed 2.5 hours. This crew was frienldier than our earlier flight though."
Cons: "There were several open seats and no one was allowed to go in the exit row. Not safe. Also boarding people were rude. I won't be flying spirit again."
Cons: "I was pretty turned off by spirit asking me 4 times for money to make their production more green, when they don't have mobile boarding. It seems blatantly scammy since they charge $10 to print the pass for you. I'd like to know the percentage of people who fly to a destination and have reasonable access to a printer so they can print their return flight home. I'm never flying spirit again."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and attentive. I lost my passport in the plane and everyone helped me and even made a big deal when we found it. Very nice."
Cons: "By far the most uncomfortable plane ride I've ever been on. No legroom no recliner. For a 2 am flight it was miserable. I'm pretty tall so it was even worse for me but the price was great so I guess you get what you pay for."
Pros: "Service and speed of flight."
Cons: "When the flight arrived at the gate there was no one to bring the sky bridge and everyone had to wait to get off. And then the door to get to customs was locked and no one has a key to unlock it. Overall flight was on time and pleasant."
Cons: "Spirit airlines scammed me and was a terrible value. I bought an inexpensive ticket ($70) without realizing that I would pay more than the flight for my bag and carry on ($85). The flight was delayed over 2 hours due to maintenance, so I missed the greyhound bus I needed to catch, and the people at customer service offered no reimbursement. They charged for everything (even water!) on the plane and I was only able to get water for medical reasons (once I told them I had a headache). The staff was rude and unapologetic. I usually fly southwest, and will do so in the future, because it is a much better value, considering they don't charge for bags and are usually inexpensive."
Cons: "The new plane looks good very roomy but the seats are rough not comfortable at all hurts your lower back they need more patting too stiff hard seats"
Pros: "It was very easy from start to finish!"
Pros: "Staff was good and professional. Flight was timely and check in was smooth."
Cons: "I didn't know that no bags are included in the fare, checked or carry on. I had to contact spirit seperate from kayak and pay an additional $140 for 2 bags and $20 to sit next to my wife. This additional charge made my flight more expensive than the airlines I usually use. I also had to decline pages of extras from spirit"
Cons: "Worst customer service ever. Waste of money and time"
Cons: "Had to pay for s carryon it should tell you that won'the fly with them again"
Cons: "They leave out the carry on bag fee and mention nothing about it during checkout. $50+ per carry on bag for each flight. They have no free water or snacks midflight. Snacks I understand, but no water?? Really?"
Cons: "No leg Room food to expensive they charge you for every single thing"
Pros: "Spirit Airplanes -THE BEST!!!!!"
Pros: "I liked that one of the workers helped me find my way back when I got lost."
Cons: "My flight was delayed 4 times which meant I got in to Portland at 4am. I was lucky that the car rental place was still open. I also had an early interview, so getting their at 4 am didn't allow for much preparation time for me."
Cons: "Crazy unclear fees. Horrible."
Pros: "Direct Flight"
Cons: "Nickle and dimed me to death. They call them "frills" I say when every other airline includes the costa rican "EXIT THE COUNTRY TAX" in their fare, but spirit doesn't mention them and then makes you pay before allowing you to get a boarding pass or LEAVE THE COUNTRY!! What the heck. $55 for my CARRY ON BAG!!! Frills????????? I think not! These are BASICS!! THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN INCLUDED NOT CHARGED AFTER THE FACT. So. 250 for plane tickets plus $55 twice and $30 exit tax. So $390. NOT $250. TOTAL BAIT AND SWITCH!!"
Cons: "5 hour delay, terrible communication, poor customer service"
Pros: "The employees were very nice but put into a bad position by their management"
Cons: "When a flight is booked, pilots should be scheduled. I understand that things happen but communication is key. Telling people that the plane is here and we should be boarding soon is a big mistake when you do not have pilots ready and available. Stop over promising and under delivering."
Pros: "That the flight wasn't cancelled and I finally made it to Portland."
Cons: "I didn't like that after they said the flight would be delayed til 9:37pm it was again delayed to 10:30 for a maintenance check then delayed again because of no crew members. I just believe that's crazy and I drove all the way from Minneapolis to catch this flight and not to sit in an airport all night."