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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Attentive service"
Cons: "Food sucks,"
Pros: "Flight crew EXCEPCIONAL The lunch was delicious Service perfect"
Cons: "With over an hour in line to enter the International portion of the airport everyone was extremely stressed. Immigration personal were very snappy and rude (Not Avianca, Colombia). We had over an hour wait to get inside then it was a long run to get the the gate on time. The problems that Avianca is having with its flights, on time percentage and upset passengers is very Sad. Normally Avianca is the best airline in the American Zone! They need to fix their internal problems quickly or their bottom line will get punished."
Pros: "Only the price of the ticket."
Cons: "Lady at check in didn't provide proper "tag" for stroller. No consideration while traveling with kids, I was accepted to board with the last group."
Cons: "The Kayak/ Avianca site does not allow one to input TSA Pre info. Although I had printed myh boarding pass online ahead of time, i had to wait in a long long line at the check in counter to get an updated boarding pass with TSA Pre on it. Not happy!"
Pros: "Delayed my trip 10 hours"
Pros: "Flight attendants were friendly food was good"
Cons: "Hard to understand announcements and directions"
Pros: "Excellent seating, entertainment, and service."
Cons: "They cancel my fight woñithout notice"
Cons: "It was delayed."
Cons: "Food was bad. Over cooked"
Cons: "Seat was ahead of the emergency row so it didn’t recline. Was super uncomfortable and it would have been nice to get a heads up that the seats wouldn’t go down."
Cons: "Check in at Dulles was chaos, even though we had completed online check in and just needed to do our luggage drop. I am pregnant and was carrying a 2 y/o toddler and had no preferential/priority treatment. Though we arrived 2+ hours before our departure, we only just made our flight. Ground crew were unfamiliar with Brazilian laws on entry for citizens with expired passports. Our bags never left DC and we received them over 72 hours later in Sao Paulo, after much confusion. We were not offered any means of compensation for this inconvenience."
Cons: "The flight was delayed for more than an hour at Dulles. When we arrived in Bogota, at 9:40 we had time to catch the connecting flight to Montevideo which was scheduled to leave at 10:20pm.... but instead we stayed in the tarmac without moving for over 45 minutes. There were over 30 passengers that were to take that connecting flight, so the airline had plenty of reasons to wait for us. Instead the airline, AVIANCA, chose to leave all of us stranded in Bogota for 24 hours. We will have all type of problems because of this we had hotel reservations as well as car rental reservations that may be lost because we didn't showed up. By the way according to one of the passengers whose husband travelled on the same flight the day before. The same thing happened to him 1 day earlier."
Cons: "The crew wasn’t welcoming, didn’t solve difficulties and had bad communication with passengers"
Pros: "Everything !!!!"
Pros: "I loved the in flight entertainment that reminded me of JetBlue."
Cons: "- Rescheduled flights due to Avianca commercial decisions just 1 week before flight - Boarding was very messy due to their inhability to explain the "group system", they have pax that doesn't speak spanish or english, they should do it in a more easy way - Food portions wasn't enough, a lot of people had to bring their own snacks and the plane had a terrible smell due to that. People will bring bags with full roasted chickens - Entretainment was ok, but their system is just so slow - A lot of loss time because they lost my bags in one of the connections. Hopefully they brough it back 12 hours later"
Cons: "Seats were pretty uncomfortable on both flights for such a duration... The layover/transfer in Bogota was chaotic, and rushed. My luggage did not make it to the final destination, so I am here with none of my belongings :("
Pros: "Great flight"
Pros: "Crew very good price was good"
Cons: "After landing in Colombia(in transit) we wait for over an hour in the plane, finishing our trip in the cargo area, then we have to run to take our conection."
Pros: "Flight on time"
Cons: "Easy boarding"
Pros: "Can't beat all the free amenities this airline offers that the big brand airlines charge for."
Pros: "Flight attendants were great!"
Pros: "Seats were comfortable, staff pleasant, food fine and flight on time."
Cons: "Clear day, but bumpy flight."
Pros: "The service is great."
Cons: "There are no vegetarian options on flight."
Pros: "Good breakfast. Sodas, juices ,wine and spirits later. I would always travel in airlines that can offer at least wine."
Cons: "Flight map screen was not working. Few music options on the screen."
Pros: "Nice Avianca flight crews and ground crews on all three flights. All flights on time. All seats had good leg room. Soft landings."
Cons: "I didn't know where I should go after Customs in Sao Paulo, Brazil. I was connecting to a domestic flight to Goiania, Brazil, so I needed to drop off my checked bag somewhere to be sent to the plane's cargo. I went to the check-in desk for Avianca, and then they pointed me to the nearby bag drop-off area, which had a 45-minute line. The time wasn't too important for me in that I made it to boarding 25 minutes before the flight--the part that would have been better would be to have on the itinerary that I go to the Avianca check-in/bag drop-off area in Terminal 2 after Customs."
Cons: "The Service of The tripulation they didnt give US a greeting at The begining of The flights not even at The end of The fligth it was my first flight in avianca and The last because i never met The captian he never intruduced him self"
Pros: "Food was good for complimentory airplane food, free movies TV was great!"
Cons: "Plane was extremely hot for the entire trip!"
Pros: "Great trip. Boarding was efficient. Small plan for a long trip. Seat was comfortable, but on an A319 for a 5 hour trip is stretching it. Either way the crew was great and the service was good."
Pros: "There was nothing exceptional on Avianca's service on this service, which as operated by United Airlines."
Cons: "My checked bag was misplaced and never made it to my destination. It has been over 24 hrs and I haven't been able to get any information on it."
Cons: "La aerolínea muy bien , pero en el aeropuerto el dorado la atención de todos los funcionarios es PESIMA"
Pros: "The food"
Pros: "The plane did not crash"
Cons: "We got there an hour and a half before the plane took off and they refuse to check my luggage for the return trip home I had to have the luggage shipped through a company almost cost me $1,000"
Pros: "Everything was great.!"
Cons: "Didnt have any problems."
Pros: "To do the right maintenance to the plane because I couldn't use the earphones. The plug of the previous earphones was broken and a piece of it was inside the hole."
Cons: "Lack of supervision, because I had: (i) long delays to receive my bags with not explanation at the begining. Later on the "supervisor" told us that some of the bags were left on the road and we had to wait until a belt was available and (ii) in the maintenance of the plane in regards with the seat equipment."
Cons: "I can not request upgrade for my wife, because we had different code locators. I bought my ticket after my wife. I dicided to request a downgrade."
Cons: "We upgraded to business class and my entertainment system did not work at all. After asking three different flight attendants for assistance they told me just to go to sleep. I did not get dinner or a movie. This was a huge disappointment since I just paid nearly $500 to upgrade."
Pros: "The trip in general was great!"
Cons: "Getting the bags too way too long ; after a long flight, will be nice to get out of the airport faster."
Pros: "great staff and airline"
Cons: "toilet was broken."
Pros: "Everything, on time. Attendance flight customer service"
Cons: "No comments"
Pros: "The service was good, the employees were so polite and helpful."
Pros: "same as above"
Cons: "There was a large couple that boarded the plane at the last moment, the flight attendant escorted them to their seats which was right next to me. I got up so they could sit down and they covered half of my seat. The flight attendant saw this but still told me to sit back down. I tried to explain to him that the lady was sitting on top of my seatbelt and halfway on my seat. I was told again to sit down. Trying not to cause a problem I just tried to sit down. My entire right side was in Constant contact with her entire left side of her body. Once we got started taxing the flight attendant walk by I stopped him and explain to him there's no way I could do the entire flight sitting like this. Luckily there was an extra seat that he was able to move me too. My issue is I do not understand how this was not prevented so that it would not be an issue. There were plenty of seats available they could have told her and her husband who were both very large they had to buy two seats. Or there was business-class seats available that they could've been put in."
Cons: "Flying from bogota to Santiago on a A319 is a joke, specially when they charge you the same as flying with the 787...LAN is much better"
Cons: "I had a 3 hour layover in Auckland before my connecting flight to Queenstown on the South Island. Quantas delays in Melbourne wiped that out forcing me to pay $500 NZD for a later flight on Air NZ. After contacting with Air NZ customer service and explaining the circumstances, they reduced it to $100 NZD. Pretty cool. Quantas basically said that since I had purchased a rock bottom priced ticket I should take a flying you know what at a rolling donut."
Cons: "It’s ridiculous that Cheaptickets (your contracted agent) did not answer the phone to change flights. And when they did answer the phone, charged extortionate change fees above and beyond Qantas fees even during the coronavirus pandemic."
Pros: "All was good"
Pros: "Pretty much self serving at the back of the plane ( like it)"
Cons: "Those seats were not comfortable; each row was too narrow, felt like a Sardine fish packed in the can. After back home, swear not fly with Qantas again."
Pros: "Got an aisle seat. Got all the meals. Overall a good flight."
Cons: "Tim Tams out for self service"
Cons: "Entertainment screen is too small, and touch panel reaction is so late."
Pros: "Great crew and good food."
Cons: "Delayed departing."
Pros: "Terrible experiences overall and food is very bad."
Cons: "After a three hour delay and missed connection and rebooked flight, that is when the service declined. We went through 4 different lines in the Dallas airport, almost missed the rebooked flight due to miscommunications and shuffling of where we were supposed to be. And now delayed luggage."
Cons: "More leg room and softer seats would be nice."
Cons: "Too dark to see to get into my carryon and then lost something out of it but couldn’t see it"
Cons: "Ran out of fruit for breakfast"
Pros: "Great leg room. Good food and entertainment."
Pros: "The seats are comfortable and the service is first rate. Best airline out of Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, and Qantas based on my 3 trips to New Zealand. It helped that we were on an A380 and because of the lack of the plane being filled both my travel companion and I had 3 seats to ourselves to stretch out. In economy, without that, nothing would have made the trip bearable. That said, the food was good, the entertainment options good, and the after hours water/liquid/snack options were quite good."
Cons: "Boarding is a gong show. Not very clear signage for premium line so there’s always a ton of people jamming up the queue"
Cons: "See above"
Pros: "Entertainment Options"
Cons: "Confusion in boarding"
Cons: "Check in personal at Australia was very bad attitude and service"
Pros: "Easy to check in on the app. The Qantas crew as usual are friendly and helpful, and entertainment is pretty good."
Cons: "Unfortunately we picked the seats by the toilet, which made sleeping an issue. The space between the seats is quite cramped, very hard to get comfortable for a rest."
Pros: "All good"
Pros: "Sat in a business class seat in the upper deck and has a window seat so the “storage compartments” near the window are huge and I love having all my carryon items so available to me at all tunes. Also like the storage of inflight items on top of the compartmants during the flight."
Cons: "The upper deck 747 windows are a weird angle so looking out means you crane your neck."
Pros: "Outstanding service and a nice mid day snack."
Cons: "Ride a bit bumpy due to rain and cloud cover descending into Brisbane."
Pros: "Jean and Dave were excellent stewards"
Pros: "The movies would not play until two hours outside of LA."
Pros: "Great at all."
Pros: "Crew were lovely, friendly and very helpful."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Uncomfortable flight, food, boarding, minimum entertainment"
Pros: "Staff were friendly."
Cons: "The plan was older and the seats were uncomfortable and cramped compared to other long haul flights I've been on. I paid extra to fly with Qantas because it's usually a better experience but this was poor compared to past flights. My tray table was broken and kept falling down. My boyfriend had a lot of technical issues with his TV. Boarding was done poorly as it was a bit of a free for all. And the food was very bad."
Pros: "On time. Smooth ride. Shorter than expected. Great service."
Cons: "Headset broken on entertainment system. Ancient hardware. Food. Meh."
Pros: "We had comfortable seats and a pleasant flight. Food was good for airline food. Plenty of water and fresh fruit available all through the flight"
Cons: "Wasn't able to complete on line check in."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and lots of entertainment choices on the flight"
Cons: "I checked the flight prior to going to Auckland airport and all showed on time, by the time we cleared immigration and were in the airport we were notified of a six hour delay due to mechanical issues. I realize these things happen, but earlier notification would have prevented an 8 hour stay in the airport. The seats are pretty close together for a 3.5 hour flight. After hearing a lot of positive comments about Qantas, this was not a great first impression"
Pros: "Amazing crew and staff."
Cons: "No vegetetarian food option, seat 16f was soiled, fold down tray had sticky residue from previous flight(s)."
Cons: "I made the same flight last year on a newer plane. This time I missed having water bottles available at all times."
Pros: "Plane crew all ok"
Cons: "The staff at the check in desk was really really rude and mean. I went there because I was desparate due to my flight delay. I kept asking things because I was confused but she treated me so awful. SHE EVEN SAID “NO MORE QUESTION” and threw me away. Really Disrespectful."
Pros: "It was a safe flight."
Cons: "I have flown Qantas several times across the Pacific and have had much better experiences on the longer flights. Everything was delayed, the plane was small, and the food was pretty bad, even by airplane food standards. I just expected more given what I have come to expect from Qantas."
Pros: "Cleanliness, really courteous staff, comfortable seats, entertainment from an app :-)"
Pros: "They serve drinks and snacks, which is over two nights these days the entertainment was good, and the seating was average."
Cons: "We have a layover in Brisbane. It would've been nice to have a direct flight from Cairns to Auckland"
Cons: "That the flight was delayed and we are already getting there late to begin with."
Pros: "on time"
Cons: "very rough ride"
Pros: "The seating, streaming movie choice and food exceeded my expectations."
Pros: "Quantas is great, great food, staff, seats were pretty roomy. Entertainment options were very good."
Cons: "American Airlines. Tiny seats, bad customer services, no entertainment on board, so loud you can't even sleep."
Pros: "I had eight flights on this trip. The fact that everything was pretty much routine on this flight is a good thing."
Pros: "The space and comfort was excellent"
Cons: "Just wanted a few more snacks during the flight. Apart from that everything else was superb."
Pros: "Luckily the flight was only 3 hours"
Cons: "Most uncomfortable seat (smallest, least leg room would not recline, no padding) that I can remember. Baby not just crying but screening in the seat behind me and crew did nothing."
Pros: "Seats are comfortable and they serve free meals! Entertainment system is excellent when it works though the supplied headphones are not the best."
Cons: "Flight was little late because of a small delay."
Pros: "Food was amazing as was the crew"
Cons: "Seats get stuck and difficult to maneuver to the upright position."
Cons: "Was forced to check my carry-on by very unaccommodating desk staff only to board the aircraft to see tons of overhead bin space..."
Pros: "We have travelled a few times by Qantas because we come from Australia. Their planes are safe. Our plane got delayed ( and this is not the first time we have had this with Qantas), and then we missed our connecting flight. The ground staff were not helpful at all. Our connecting flight was with LAn airlines and LAN were very cooperative and gave us another later flight though they were not obligated to do so. Qantas are generally too much by the book and things always go wrong. I still use them but it is a risk that I need to consider more next time. LAN/Latam helped us out because they are more customer oriented. Anyway, good luck"
Cons: "Qantas are too stingy and not customer focussed. We missed our flight due to their plane late by 6 hours and they did not offer assistance even though we missed our connecting flight. The other carrier helped us out, phew!"
Pros: "Crew was exceptionally nice. Live DISH TV unexpected and appreciated."
Cons: "Seats a lil tight"
Pros: "The crew was amazing and polite."
Cons: "Nothing needed to be done"
Cons: "Not having a delayed flight."
Pros: "Crew did a great job communicating what was happening while we were delayed"
Cons: "Compensation for our time or schedule mishaps."
Pros: "The crew rocked!!!! Professional and fun. We enjoyed the music."
Cons: "WiFi didn’t work well. Still great flight."
Pros: "I like being able to charge my devices"
Cons: "Better movies"
Pros: "Yes the crew was amazing"
Cons: "Stop being LATE!!!!"
Pros: "Crew was very kind and entertainment was good when available"
Cons: "WiFi in all flights"
Cons: "The ticketing counter gave very bad guidance for when I arrived, thus refusing to allow me to check my bag. And insisting that I had to cancel my skymiles ticket and purchasing a new ticket. Show up at least 2 hours before at DCA for intl flights, employee incompetence could cost you $$$$"
Pros: "jFk To DCA crew is fine and helpful."
Cons: "Crew and flight from DCA to JFK was terrible. We left over 30 minutes later with no explanation as to what was taking so long. There was no info given to passengers in regards to what gate or terminal you’re landing and in- was only given 20min to get to gate c Terminal 2 from gate b terminal 4.0"
Cons: "Virgin Atlantic has had better days. Living off of a long gone reputation. Great staff but old and worn out planes. Code sharing has done them no favors!"
Cons: "The seats were incredibly hard and uncomfortable."
Pros: "The flight"
Cons: "The flight"
Pros: "Baggage came quickly. Flight was on time."
Pros: "Boardin process was Ok"
Cons: "Due to several issues we were delayed in 3,5 hours"
Cons: "Delta changed our seat assignment and our seats sucked"
Pros: "Everything on time, friendly and helpful attendants"
Cons: "Why does boarding have to happen with several other flights, gets confusing. Have other flights board at a different time or from another gate far away so customers don't get confused"
Cons: "No food"
Pros: "Staff was friendly."
Cons: "During boarding, the sign wasn’t updated after Zone 1. I was watching the board from a distance while on the phone, waiting for Zone 4 to come up. Fortunately, I heard them say “final boarding” over the intercom; otherwise I could have missed my flight."
Pros: "The movies"
Cons: "We boarded late, then sat in a hot plane for an ester 30-40 mins because the route got cancelled. They wouldn’t serve us beverages while it was so hot inside. We landed over 49 mins later into Lax"
Pros: "Free movies"
Cons: "Everything fuckin sucks"
Pros: "The crew was gracious and accommodating."
Cons: "The plane showed wear and tear. We paid for delta+ premium economy and an exit row. The seating map online was misleading and we ended up next to the bathroom. The exit row food tray was broken and was hard to even sit a good tray on. The emergency exit door isn’t well insulated and we were absolutely freezing cold the entire flight. The seats were hard and uncomfortable. The food was not good for international travel. Overall I was very disappointed in this flight. I travel the world and on long hauls the planes need to be cleaned well and seats in working order."
Pros: "The in-flight movie was very much appreciated."
Pros: "Good in general."
Cons: "No wifi, no leg room"
Pros: "everything is fine except th nickel and dime."
Cons: "Why do airlines charge you an arm and a leg to fly then force to 1. Check a bag, or 2. Get a drink, or 3. Get a seat in an exit row or worst of all now 4. WIFI IS NOW A STANDARD ON PLANES BUT PASSENGERS MUST PAY?!?!"
Pros: "Very grateful they moved me to an earlier flight when mine was delayed due to weather. Impressed with entertainment options."
Pros: "Helpful DCA counter personnel, cabin crew and comfy aircraft. On time both ways!"
Pros: "Short flight"
Pros: "Movie selection and cable channels"
Cons: "My connection was abruptly changed, it took a long time to straighten out, but they eventually did."
Cons: "The male flight attendant my section was very unpleasant to the elderly passengers in my area and just left me very uneasy about the flight"
Pros: "Flight attendant gave me the can of Diet Coke and extra pretzels when requested. The entertainment was excellent, the TV screen in the seats. Good choice of TV shows"
Cons: "Seat size"
Pros: "Quick service - uneventful."
Pros: "Happily, the flight was completely non-eventful."
Cons: "The food and snack choices are quite limited."
Pros: "Excellent service, God flight"
Pros: "Customer services"
Pros: "I board sky priority or sooner so it always goes well."
Cons: "Delta could do a little more to align people behind the right zone pillars when lining up for boarding. Passengers especially those not used to flying or flying with Delta are always confused. Maybe some stripping on the floor could help or pillars at the front and midway back."
Pros: "Delta fo"
Cons: "The service was terrible. Also a ripped off base on I was expecting to be treated as if I was on Virgin nothing compares to it . Delta plane making a loud noise we can even heard anything when pilot does announcement. I want my money back or I should be reinbuise some how."
Pros: "Great service very courteous crew. Smooth takeoff and landing."
Pros: "Crew was good."
Cons: "Plane was late"
Cons: "Never announced we were over 10Kfeet and could turn on electronic equipment, attendant seemed cross when her question "pretzels or coockie?" was answered "yes.""
Pros: "Good experience overall. Pleasant staff. Movie features were wonderful and helped pass the time."
Pros: "The service. The plane (seemed like an international plane). Food options. The service and the service. There was a problem getting on, they allowed premium members to board but when I got to the plane, I was scolded by the cleaning crew lady (maybe the Mgr) that they were not ready and that she had informed 'them' of that and that no one is allowed to board while they are cleaning."
Pros: "Free food for all on this flight! Turkey sandwich was actually quite good! Great legroom, flight attendants, and pilot. Free great movie for all."
Cons: "Spent $25 on Main Cabin Preferred when I thought it was Economy Comfort. Did not really change my experience and i'm out $25."
Pros: "Súper crew!"
Cons: "Only one movie for a flight of 4.5 hours. The food tasted like frozen TV dinners."
Pros: "Good price compared to direct flight on United"
Cons: "The check in process..there seems to be no benefit in doing the early check in online because there is only one Copa attendant helping the premium and early check in customers while there are four Copa attendants helping the regular check in customers and that line moves twice as fast! Seems idiotic"
Cons: "Air flight attendant was rude and Had an attitude with some passengers"
Cons: "Wider seats and aisle"
Cons: "More options in movies"
Pros: "la atención en el vuelo"
Cons: "la comida"
Pros: "The check in team and the on board crew were all outstanding."
Cons: "My seat was tight and when the person in front of me leaned back, I was unable to open my computer on my lap."
Cons: "Punctuality. Flight was almost 3 hours late."
Cons: "Thank you"
Pros: "The crew was wonderfully attentive. My only complaint is the narrow ley room."
Pros: "It was just fine"
Cons: "Boarding was chaotic, food was poor."
Pros: "Smooth flight; flight attendants were courteous and attentive; limited entertainment; screens were too small."
Cons: "The beef stew was too salty; dirty bathrooms"
Pros: "Comfort and staff on board"
Cons: "Overall good"
Pros: "The onboard crew worked tirelessly to serve us food and beverage throughout the flight. Very comfortable and enjoyable experience."
Pros: "Outstanding service, good timing, and courteous flight attendants."
Cons: "I had to call their reservation center three times in order to receive an electronic ticket. The last call at the checkin counter. I finally receive it 1 hr before ETD."
Cons: "everything, I'll never use them or recommend them to anyone, worst ever!!"
Cons: "No private enterteinment"
Pros: "I had to cancel the flight for family reasons, and even if I pay the cancellation fee, Copa didn’t give me the money back. I explain that it was a personal/family type of emergency, but they did not care at all."
Cons: "I had to cancel the flight for family reasons, and even if I pay the cancellation fee, Copa didn’t give me the money back. I explain that it was a personal/family type of emergency, but they did not care at all."
Pros: "New fleet, personal entertainment, food and drinks, carry on and one suitcase all included. Connection in Panama is smooth. Better than American, Delta and United for sure."
Cons: "The check in process at Washington Dulles was painfully slow. It seems that every passenger had special needs and none were checked in quickly."
Pros: "fast check-in at Washington pick up luggage at final destination (Lima) clean planes"
Pros: "Direct flight from IAD to PTY. The flight left on time and arrived early. Bags came out quickly."
Cons: "The announcement of sections boarding where barely heard and caused confusion when boarding. My seat was broken. The recline button was broken and it made in difficult to adjust the seat. I'm 78 inches tall and need every bit of room I can get. The adjustable headrest was also broken, it would stay in position which mean t that it was pretty useless to me."
Pros: "Crew, food provided on boars"
Cons: "We sat on tarmac for over an hour before taking offfood"
Cons: "No explanation was given"
Cons: "Apparently is high season and therefore they refused to take my extra luggage that I was willing to pay. I was told to throw my luggage away. I don't live in the US, thankfully my niece does and she was able to take the luggage home. Now I don't know when I'll get my stuff"
Cons: "The movies were boring"
Pros: "Great Flight, from Dulles to Tocumen"
Cons: "14 hour layover from panama to SPS."
Pros: "Nicest crew! Makes me never want to fly an US airline again."
Pros: "roomy seats, excellent food, very pleasant flight attendants--i would fly Copa again in a heartbeat"
Cons: "Flying Exonomy on such a long flight"
Pros: "I usually fly on Copa and I'm pretty much satisfied. The Crew is always attentive and willing to accommodate."
Cons: "On this trip I was not particular pleased with the option of Food provided, and the size of cup provided for drinking is for kids."
Pros: "everything was great :)"
Pros: "Food was awesome, attendants were pretty nice, and it was a great first international flight experience."
Cons: "I was a little cramped on the plane."
Pros: "The crew was very helpful and friendly."
Cons: "seats and plane were old. Business class seats need an upgrade badly. They should discount the tickets if we're made to fly in 25 year old seats. Business class service was rushed. It was like the goal was to get your items up and collected early so the attendant could disappear for the remainder of the flight."
Pros: "The worst airline I've flown in the last few years. Made a string of mistakes and errors and showed a lack of customer service typical of anything central american. 1 Canceled a wrong flight of mine 2 Gave me wrong tickets 3 Wanted to charge me to wait stand by after admitting to their own error 4 Were continually rude and or unhelpful with a repeated lack of useful or relevant information to help me make informed decisions. There are many quality airlines out there and this is not one of them. Having flown a bit to central and south america over the past few seasons, there are no shortage of airlines worth the money that provide a positive flying experience."
Pros: "I love the attendance of the host. The flight was smooth. People were friendly with me. The host spoke good English language, I almost missed my flight but I was helped to get on flight."
Cons: "The seat was quite uncomfortable. I could not sleep properly had a bit of neck pain."
Cons: "No hubo buen entretenimiento ni alternativas y en el viaje de vuelta faltó el café en un viaje de cuatro horas y cuarenta minuto"
Pros: "The flight crew are pleasant, and service is good. On flights from Central America, i.e. Panama to Florida, for instance, Copa allows 2 bags per passenger, whereas other airlines may charge baggage fees for even 1 bag. Things are always changing, but they've had generous baggage policies. We appreciate that."
Cons: "Re: Copa in general, if you need to cancel or change, they make you wait 8 weeks to get your refund; so you have to keep checking your credit card statement until you get the refund. A real headache. For some reason, we always have problems with our online check-in on Copa. The Copa check-in personnel are mystified when we tell then that, but nothing changes. We seem destined to have to check in at the counter as online check-in doesn't work for us."
Pros: "Excellent experience!!!"
Pros: "The crew were very good and friendly."
Cons: "The extreme and continous turbulence during all the flight time. I know it´s about the atmospheric conditions but it was so long..."
Pros: "the woman at the recheck counter for united Joanne ...helped me to get on an earlier flight and saved me an 8 hour layover. The woman is an angel......."
Cons: "The flight attendant was rude."
Cons: "Sat on tarmac for 5 hours"
Pros: "Everyone was really helpful"
Cons: "We were delayed for a long time without much information given. I arrived 18 hours late to my destination and missed many important appointments."
Pros: "Their efficiency and courtesy. And they handled our travelling with two cats with real professionalism."
Cons: "All was good!"
Pros: "They have tv screens and like a mini Netflix with a decent variety of movies"
Cons: "Drink service only came twice in 6 hours! Entertainment was broken. Food was overcooked and bland. Attendants were unhelpful. Terrible airline."
Pros: "Good movie selections, nice crew"
Cons: "They need to be able to let customers know meal ingredients during pre-orders to assist with food allergy. I have a tomato allergy, so giving me an option of "Vegan" or "veggie" with no other detail is unhelpful."
Cons: "Meal for kids first"
Pros: "Cabin crew were excellent Business class seating quite roomy"
Cons: "Food was ok but not to the standards of Qantas / Emirates or Etihad The cabin seating etc, looked a little tired & dated & the seats mechanical operation was clunky. Toiletries bag provided was quite limited, but was fit for purpose."
Pros: "The comfort of the new Sears at economy-a class"
Pros: "Priority boarding."
Cons: "No airline lounge."
Pros: "Comfortable flight, great flight attendants, quick boarding procedure"
Cons: "They lost my bag, which I didn't get back until my return trip home. I planned a week long hiking expedition and LATAM lost my hiking pack. I had to then rent all my gear. I was very very disappointed in their ability to keep track of my checked bag. When I arrived at my destination they had no idea where my bag was. It took days for anyone to contact me about if my pack was found or not. I will be avoiding this airline from now on if possible."
Pros: "The onboard crew was great."
Cons: "Computers offline in La Paz resulted in absurdly long wait to check in. In Santiago waited a ridiculous amount of time for buses to take passengers to the terminal."
Pros: "Helpful, friendly service from LATAM employees. On-time flights."
Pros: "Comfortable seats on plane, good food. Good selection of in flight movies and television shows."
Cons: "The boarding process could have been a bit more organized, but it is a small airport and the general line moved quickly."
Pros: "The staff at the airport was very helpful. I got in the wrong line (domestic instead of international) but they still checked me in and my luggage. I had to go over to the international line to drop my luggage and didn't have to get in line once again. The crew was very nice and I was impressed that we received a meal for a 4 hour flight. Although I understand it was considered an international flight, I wasn't expecting a full blown meal. SUPER GREAT!"
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Pros: "Staff was friendly"
Cons: "Flight from Osorno to Valdivia was delayed, then flight from Valdivia to Santiago was delayed. But they told me I would be OK making my connecting flight in Mexico City (next flight was Santiago to Mexico City)... wrong! I wasn't even close to making my connection."
Pros: "The plane was super clean comfortable and with good entertainment, food was good and the crew was great."
Cons: "The flight was delayed because the plane wasn't there at time, those things happen and it's fine but they never told us what was happening. we had to wait in line for another hour, without any announcement."
Pros: "Space between seats"
Pros: "The crew was very attentive, and the meals where good."
Cons: "The flight was delayed 1 hs. which happens, but still...not the best wat to start. The in flight entertainment was only available to those who had a smartphone, tablet or laptop (otherwise there was 1 screen overhead, every other 4/5 rows of seats, playing 1 movie) the problem was then, if I wanted to watch something I would have to drain my phone's battery, and there are no USB ports to recharge, so by the time we land I'd have no mean of communication, that didnt sit well with me."
Pros: "While my flight attendants were all fine and everything was very good, my daughter flew w/ LATAM 3 days later than us and her experience was good on all flights except from Lima to Rio de Janeiro."
Cons: "It was all very good on the flight TO Lima. No problems."
Cons: "Lost my luggage. Could've taken an earlier flight.."
Pros: "The ride was good, the view of the Andes was great"
Cons: "To my knowledge, the passengers were not told that the plane would be delayed for another 2 hours because they had to get a new plane - 30 mins after the flight was supposed to board. It was ridiculous, then it took 15 mins for us to be able to get out the plane after we landed in Santiago. Overall, boarding was very disorganized and ruined my general schedule after arrival into the country."
Pros: "Friendly people and good service."
Cons: "The only bad part was it took nearly an hour to get our luggage. Other flights with LAN seemed more reasonable."
Pros: "Everything was seamless. Glad they are not on strike like Sky!"
Cons: "Everything was fine."
Cons: "Leg room nonexistent."
Pros: "New plane. good entertainment system"
Cons: "Staff not responding to requests no water available in common areas food listed in the menu not available for all passengers."
Pros: "Attention to passenger"
Cons: "Boarding was crowded and slow"
Pros: "Efficient with good snacks. USB charging plug was a plus."
Pros: "One of the best flight I have ever experienced on LAN. Very friendly service from all of the crew members."
Pros: "My baggage was delivered on time, really good enterteiment, coke in cans, internet on board."
Cons: "The sits where old and grey, like dirty color. On the middle of the night, a guy smoked inside and the tabaco smell was really strong. He was admonish by the crew but nothing else, toilet was a little bit dirty."
Pros: "Dreamliner is awesome"
Cons: "I am very tall and luckily I got an emergency exit seat. If I had a regular middle aisle seat, I would have been miserable. Also what is with the thimbles of wine? Poor a real glass! The flight is 11 hours. Be more generous with the water. I go to the galley to get a glass. The crew pours me a small cup when I need about liter for 11 hour flight. When I ask for a second glass of water the flight attendants look at me like they want to call the sky marshals. Here is an idea: leave bottles of water and cups out and let people self serve."
Pros: "crew and cleanliness"
Cons: "tight uncomfortable seats, LAN entertainment app didn't work"
Pros: "Everything worked!"
Cons: "The 13 hour flight back nothing worked so I played solitaire for about 10 of that. No inflight entertainment."
Cons: "We were over an hour late taking off from Punta Arenas, with no explanation, and then had to debark at Santiago into buses to be driven to the terminal, taking even more time. The luggage did not come off the plane in a very timely fashion, but the WORST part was trying to make a now rather tight connection to Miami. Totally unhelpful, uncaring staff with little English in the terminal. I had everything I needed for a boarding pass: flight number, flight time, even a gate number, but they effectively wasted all the time I had to make the next flight, with little explanation as to why. How inefficient and wasteful to then have to put me in a hotel, with meals and transfers, and to rebook me for another flight!"
Pros: "Always a pleasure to travel to someplace for the first time. LAN provided access to the VIP lounge which made the experience at the Lima airport very nice. Aside from that the experience was efficient and as expected."
Cons: "There was a LAN strike at airport. No manager from LAN, nor airport came forth for over 2 hours to talk w/ passengers. 8 a.m. flight left at 2 p.m. No apologies given."
Cons: "24 hour delay, second flight returning delayed AGAIN, lost all my luggage and was never returned."
Pros: "The stewardesses were WONDERFUL...so helpful and concerned."
Cons: "Flight delayed 7 hours departing JFK"
Pros: "On time, easy process, made announcements in English , good entertainment"
Cons: "Seats are very close together, minimal leg room, not great snacks"
Pros: "The LAN airline staff is the friendliest staff. They were all smiles and went out of their way to make me feel comfortable. Compared to an American Airlines flight I took on the way back, which was not pleasant at all. The staff really made the flight."
Pros: "The plane was very uncomfortable and there was a 4 hour delay for no obvious reason making the total trip over 20 hours of traveling. Will us Aerolines next time."
Cons: "The seats were very uncomfortable"
Pros: "The entertainment was good for such a flight. Boarding was fast."
Cons: "Food was very basic; neds to be improved cosnideing it is international."
Pros: "Travelling with a toddler is not easy, but LAN made us feel welcome and relaxed. Love their in-flight entertainment and aircraft overall. Cabin crew is very professional and look the part."
Cons: "No food"
Pros: "The flight and in-flight service were excellent. The LAN support before and after our flight to Argentina has been very good. We are returning early because of a family emergency. LAN processed our change quickly after the initial request was registered. Overall LAN is a great airline."
Cons: "We were supposed to hear back within six hours after we were assigned a request number for our change of flight. We never received a call or an email and had to follow up ourselves after waiting most of the day for a call. Once we got through the change was processed quickly."
Cons: "Airlines does not communicate well internally or with passengers. Was at the airport for 6 hours waiting."
Cons: "They lost my luggage. It has been almost 3 days and I still haven't received it."
Pros: "There was enough room and the food was excellent on the way to our destination. Love that we could pick what we wanted to watch on the international flight. Free snacks and drinks on the national flights."
Cons: "The food was greasy and tasteless on the way back though and all the small national flights had LAN entertainment which was much to be desired. The domestic flights also had less sitting room."
Pros: "All fine"
Pros: "I had 3 seats to myself fro the long flight home"
Cons: "Air Canada has becomer minimalist in much of its flight model. The food was lousy. 1 of the attendents was both sick and treated passengers more as children to be kept in line rather than as customers. The TV/entertainment screens in my row did not work."
Pros: "On time, easy boarding, good entertainment options, pillow blanket and headphones provided, wine and whiskey served free of charge, friendly crew"
Cons: "The food is okay but not great"
Pros: "good service,polite staff, fight on time, no issues"
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