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San José Juan Santamaria Intl
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Average price round-trip

$580(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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$477or less

Good deal one-way

$228or less

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  • Morning departure is around 39% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
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Top 4 airlines serving El Paso to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.3
Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,320 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Crew was amazing."
Cons: "Flight was delayed, boarding was a little messy."

Pros: "I sat between two people who were lovely to talk with, but were much larger than me and i felt squished in between them. I felt pretty claustrophobic. Note to self, to choose window or isle."
Cons: "longer seats."

Cons: "Flight was delayed."

Pros: "Seats and leg room keep getting smaller"

Pros: "Phenomenal free entertainment options including free Wi-Fi"

Cons: "No problems at all but flight was rerouted to San Jose"

Pros: "Window seat"
Cons: "45 minute delay for a 55 minute flight. Absurd. Slow boarding."

Pros: "Crew was friendly"
Cons: "Seats"

Pros: "Good leg room Good coffee"
Cons: "No iPad to rent or on seat tv screen"

Pros: "Awesome staff and plane. I Miss virgin!! well done to Alaska for keeping the spirit alive."

Cons: "No food, just snacks."

Pros: "Professional service."
Cons: "No xfiles"

Pros: "The crew were very friendly, patient, and helpful."

Pros: "Easy"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "This was my sixth or seventh flight in 14 days and was a little stressed watching the crew try to get everybody’s bag into the new container which was really small. The The container was to check the size of all carry-on luggage. They were letting people go but telling them in the future that they have to check their luggage at the gate. Which would mean most people would be paying for extra luggage. Just think that is a bad idea. In addition this flight wasn’t even halfway full so there was plenty of room anyway. I was lucky they didn’t ask me about my backpack when I got there.. Otherwise a beautiful Evening flight was a great into my trip."

Pros: "The crew was excellent and the aircraft was clean."
Cons: "The only downside was the plane had no food and the announcement wasn’t made until we were already boarding (they didn’t know either - not their fault). I was expecting lunch since I was in first class, but the crew did as well as they could to provide us with snacks."

Cons: "Our flight was changed to a later time. I selected new seTs but when we check in our seats had been changed and we were not sitting together. The internet was difficult to navigate For more than just my husband and myself"

Cons: "Flight was delayed by two hours They changed our gate with no explanation My chair did no work They do not give any complimentary snack or offer head phone"

Pros: "Getting my bags quick was definitely the highlight f the trip"

Cons: "The online entertainment didn’t reload"

Cons: "Late leaving"

Pros: "Flight attendants"
Cons: "Complete failure to announce that passports needed to be verified. Telling you as you board is infuriating. This was Alaska’s fault, not TSA’s."

Pros: "Consistently beat the “your bags at luggage claim within 20 minutes of arrival” goal. Bravo Alaska"

Pros: "I like that you can take 2 carry-on for free. So many other airlines restrict and/or charge."
Cons: "Airflow wasn't sufficient. Had a very long wait on tarmac for our gate to free up."

Pros: "Overall I would say I was pretty impressed with Alaska, their crew and their service. I would say that the part I most enjoyed about your flight services was the gogo inflight internet. On my iPhone 6 it worked perfectly and i happily enjoyed multiple free movies on my flight. My wife did experience some troubles connecting with her LG 6. Hopefully as you go along you will continue to work to get better support for all phone types."
Cons: "I think mostly it is because the world has become so allergy sensitive that these things must be avoided at all cost, but I'd say my least favorite part about the flight was the inflight "snack" service. I don't know where these biscotts came from, but I miss the old days of peanuts and pretzels. I will commend you that the drink cart came around 2 times during our flight. I think that is great. But the drink cart was definitely missing Dr. Pepper."

Cons: "The Christmas music played on the plane while sitting at the gate was awful. I felt like I was in a torture chamber being subjected to disorienting noise. Actual flight was totally fine."

Pros: "Helpful staff, very open for customer."

Pros: "We arrived on time"
Cons: "Brenda at LAX called me jerk and was a terrible representative for your company... To say the least"

Pros: "Alaska Airlines upgraded my seat to first class. Everything was on time and went very well"

Pros: "Courteous crew & good take off/landing job of pilot, courteous & great crew."

Pros: "The people who work for Alaska Airlines"
Cons: "I had a carry-on suitcase, but it wouldn't fit. It had to be checked, which was what I was trying to avoid."

Pros: "Quick service, great views out the window."
Cons: "Stingy with the wine."

Pros: "The purpose of our trip is to be in a wedding. The suitcase may ,or may not arrive in time. I was told it would be delivered to the Costa Verde Quepos, Manuel Antonio hotel. I will be without any clothes for at least two and a half days. Please help! My cell is 209-549-6276, but I don't know if it will work while I am in Costa Rica The suitcase tag number is 10-65-88"

Cons: "Policy of not allowing check in within 40 minutes of flying flight. This policy maybe Makes sense in LAX Or chicago but not in tiny airports like fresno. I had already checked in online but becAuse of a glitch couldnt access it. I went to customer service desk and Asked for a hard copy boarding pass but Alaska Would not help me , it was Too late. So I waited for 38 minutes, watching an empty TSA line and then listened as my flight pre-boarded, , boarded and took Off without me. Then I had to buy an American airlines Ticket to reach san diego via LAX 5 hours Later. Alaska was a big let down this time."

Cons: "On the return flight it was cancelled and they put us in a flea bag hotel and I have written Alaska and requested a FULL ROUND TRIP TO COSTA RICA and they haven't had the courtesy of responding. I wrote Wayne Newton 2x. b"

Pros: "The bisquit cookies."
Cons: "The staff weren't that friendly! Gone are the helpful employees! My daughter's seat wouldn't go back and they did nothing to accommodate her! LAME! Not overly friendly, need to take notes from JetBlue!"

Pros: "I leg room with the new seats. Boarded front and rear simultaneously that cut overall boarding time considerably. Front boarded through the usual door and rear boarded out to the tarmac and up the stairs to the rear door!"

Pros: "The crew was very friendly. ..."
Cons: "I gave up my seat for a family to sit all together and attendant at the counter said that I would get an email & money.... So far have not received anything."

Pros: "The whole experience was great,very easy No stress"

Pros: "Crew was fine and great."
Cons: "The flight was delayed, then we had to sit on the runway after boarding for about 45 minutes before takeoff. Arrived to LA over 1.5 hours late."

Cons: "Delay boarding"

Pros: "I've always had a good experience with Alaska Air"

Pros: "Was okay"

Pros: "Wonderful staff, roomy seats for a 6'4" guy. Other airlines cramp my style (legs, knees)"

Pros: "We didn't miss our connection"

Pros: "Leg room in economy. Cheerfulness and thoughtfulness of flight crew. Check-in fast."
Cons: "I was surprised at turboprop!"

Cons: "I had a hard time logging onto the wi-fi. It was my first time flying Alaska Airlines, I don't know if I needed an account or if the wi-fi was complimentary, would have been nice if the flight crew announced the amenities prior to take off."

Pros: "quick and easy"
Cons: "no free bag fees"

Pros: "Crew was great, cabin was clean"
Cons: "Wi-Fi was very spotty."

Pros: "Boarding"
Cons: "Food"

Pros: "I felt safe on this flight. Middle seats were empty, plane seemed clean, masks, etc. were in place. I flew Sun Country a few weeks prior to this and flight was overcrowded and COVID precautions were way insufficient."

Pros: "Fly attendants have no knowledge of hospitality. They arguing with customers and refusing to assist, blaming on company policies. My friends were assigned seats next to a toilet. No folding options. One of our friends has a back pain problems and got stuck for 5 hours. There were seats available upfront and Manager Gina could simply change our seats instead of dry “there is nothing I can do” I am not recommending this airline."

Pros: "Crew was awesome"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The seat was ok, but the crew was very good and helpful"
Cons: "Good company, have the very good attendants"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "13 hour delay"

Pros: "tCrew was good. On one side of airplane in main cabin, bathroom was twice size of normal airplane bathrooms. This was welcome."
Cons: "Seats were reasonable."

Pros: "Crew was very good."
Cons: "Seat assignment at gate was inconvenient b/c jt dissuades you from taking a bathroom break before the flight. They can't prefer that you go on the plane."

Pros: "The crew was awesome. The entertainment was great with a huge selection of movies. The food was really good."
Cons: "Boarding was delayed while waiting for Delta agents to come and assist people off of the plane."

Cons: "Let was a typical flight. About all you can hope for is that it is on time. That makes it excellent."

Cons: "Great flight. On time and friendly staff."

Pros: "Amazing crew, on time, decent coffee, plenty of drinks"
Cons: "The drinks cart was a little slow..."

Cons: "Great"

Pros: "Boarding was very smooth and the crew were helpful, efficient, and polite. There was a good assortment of entertainment."
Cons: "I ordered the beef tenderloin, medium. It came out extremely rare and I had already eaten some by the time I realized; the entire plate was filled with blood. I ended up sick to my stomach for the remainder of the flight. Average height to tall individuals do not fit well laying down in the seats."

Pros: "Boarding was swift and cabin crew where attentive. Baggage drop was swift and luggage arrived quickly. Global entry at ATL was swift."
Cons: "delta security in the UK is an absolute farce. The security screening at LHR was long and understaffed"

Pros: "Arrive early. On time departure."
Cons: "My row 34 D did not have entertainment - had to move to another seat and row."

Pros: "It is a busy travel day and this flight was unbelievably smooth. The entire crew was competent and friendly."

Pros: "Snacks that include a dairy free option like the kind granola bar"
Cons: "We were delayed like crazy."

Pros: "On time. Great service. Good breakfasr"

Pros: "Quick!"

Cons: "Flight delayed by 2 hours- was just sitting in the plane for couple hours before it took away"

Pros: "Really nice staff all the way through from gate agent to flight attendants. Flight left on time and landed early. Night and day vs American"
Cons: "Nothing. Flight was perfect."

Pros: "Like the smaller contingent of passengers. Boerding a lot quicker and simpler. Captain gave us some interesting details about plane and its capabilities."
Cons: "Exit row seats were were very uncomfortable, very little padding, although there was plenty of legroom. No snacks or entertainment. WiFi did not work."

Pros: "Flew into bad weather event with thunderstorms, lightning and tornadoes. The flight was relatively turbulence free, flt had only one attendant in the cabin however she was able to serve beverages and snacks asks made sure everyone was comfortable. Can't thank Delta enough for the professionalism of their crew, great service and communication, and for getting us home safely. Thank you!"
Cons: "Made us pink tag carry on bags on flight deck. Had to retrieve bag from baggage claim after flight. My bag landed on the belt completely open, clothes and laptop hanging out bag onto belt, bag was damaged, zipper broken with holes in the fabric, bag was soaking wet! No one at airport able to assist with a damaged bag claim. Very disappointed in the Baton Rouge airport and lack of available staff to handle baggage issue."

Pros: "Airline was clean and upgraded, flight departed and arrived on time. Crew was courteous and professional."
Cons: "NA"

Pros: "The space"
Cons: "No TVs"

Pros: "The very personal pilot"

Cons: "I was unable to fly at all due to a spelling error on my ticket. The airline refused to alter the ticket. Worst experience of my life, ruined my Christmas"

Pros: "The t.v. 's at each seat"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Too crowded and seat mate stunk like pot , flight was good because we were 20 minutes late and flight crew very nice"

Pros: "Great flight. Excellent pilot and the head steward or whoever was giving us update information was excellent."
Cons: "Would have liked a meal offered after a long delay."

Pros: "N/A"
Cons: "The crew, the airplane and the service at the airport was the worse experience of my life, I will definetly avoid Delta and Aeromexico for my future trips."

Pros: "ditto above"
Cons: "ditto above"

Pros: "I was able to get a gluten free snack"
Cons: "Tried to get an upgrade at the gate and they said our ticket wouldn't allow it."

Pros: "The crew was beyond friendly and courteous. Lots of leg room."
Cons: "I was an older plane, it was louder than our flight down to Atlanta. Nothing they could do about it, but a slight annoyance."

Pros: "Quick and on time. Comfortable seats."
Cons: "Not many movie options."

Cons: "Kids yelling"

Pros: "ability to book a later flight when I missed my connection through the delta app."
Cons: "Delays, missed a connection, booked a new connection through the app and that one was delayed as well...what was supposed to be a 3.5 hour experience turned into a much longer one. Seats do not accommodate people over 6'2" abiet very poorly."

Pros: "The process was very quick and easy, from after security the process was smooth and fast."
Cons: "The gate that I was assigned to was a little overcrowded but I believe it could be because of the construction that is happening in the area. Also the security process was a little long."

Pros: "The friendliness of the staff and movie choices"
Cons: "Seat space"

Pros: "Early arrival. And service"
Cons: "I was assigned very last seat and there is no reclining option."

Pros: "First class crew was great! Smooth ride, arrived early"
Cons: "Lunch option on LAX-AUS wasn't that good (chicken salad or meatballs), also was pretty sparse on the meal itself compared to other airlines"

Pros: "No delay and the flight was ahead of the schedule (arriving)."
Cons: "The airplane was too old and seats were too crowded."

Cons: "I sat in a window seat and they put a 350 lb person in the center seat. For 3 hours I was squished against the wall. Flight attendants noticed but did nothing to reseat either of us."

Pros: "Excellent service and on-time"
Cons: "Baggage charge"

Pros: "I rated entertainment as 1* as there is no N/A option. Flight was very pleasant."

Pros: "Nice people"

Pros: "On time"

Pros: "Same as previous flight."

Pros: "crew was great"
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "The crew was great"

Cons: "All seats were booked, no covid-19 social distancing"

Cons: "Never heard the announcement for boarding resulting in me missing my flight. If it were just me I’d say all my fault but there were 12 people that did not hear the announcements."

Pros: "Crew was awesome...love AA crew! Always and this time superb!"
Cons: "Leg room gets worse and worse...boarding sucked since they took our bags and we felt like it was only us that were singled out!!!"

Pros: "On time, main cabin extra was great, crew was nice, entertainment was great."
Cons: "No criticism"

Pros: "Crew was nice, entertainment was good"
Cons: "Food was mediocre"

Pros: "Once boarding, we didn’t wait long for take off."
Cons: "Being on time."

Cons: "Flight was delayed and we almost missed our connecting flight, but the pilot was on our side and we made it just in time!"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Original flight was canceled and I had to find another way back to Tampa as this flight was 30 hours after the original flight."

Pros: "Someone got sick but the crew helped her right away. An ambulance was already waiting for her. Flight despite this arrived on time."
Cons: "Snacks"

Cons: "My luggage was delayed. I received it the day after"

Pros: "The agent at checkin was so kind, nice, professional and superb...I will always fly American Airlines....you have the best checkin agents, best gate agents (super funny yet professional) and also the flight crew was absolutely amazing!"
Cons: "baggage claim in Costa Rica is terrible service...but that is the airports fault since this happens with other airlines.....something has to0 change!!!!"

Pros: "In flight entertainment and food were great"
Cons: "Wish seats were comfier and more legroom"

Pros: "4 flights and all of them in middle uncomfortable seats. I requested aisle seats many times and counter agents were unhelpful and rude."
Cons: "Better seat options and more comfortable seats"

Pros: "Like clockwork. New plane."

Pros: "The crew was very nice and friendly"
Cons: "There was a technical difficulty with the plane, which made a short delay in our flight."

Cons: "the fact that they rushed everyone only to have you wait in the ramp"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight got delayed which caused me to miss the last flight for my connecting flight."

Pros: "0ntime quick boarding"
Cons: "cost to check baggage"

Cons: "2 published delays and then another 30 minues waiting to push away from gate. Almost 2 hours late"

Pros: "On time departure, this flight tends to get delayed, not this time. Good service and pleasant flight."
Cons: "I prefer personal entertainment systems."

Pros: "On time! That pretty much says it all. I think American did a great job at everything they had control of."
Cons: "Having connecting flights that seem like they are miles apart. I’m sure there is a good reason for this but it is annoying to have to change concourses at these huge airports."

Pros: "everything but the cabin temperature. it was very hot and uncomfortable."
Cons: "Too warm in the cabin."

Cons: "Flight was delayed"

Pros: "Can’t say anything good"
Cons: "When boarding crew was rude because carry on did not fit the overhead compartment. No options to choose from for entertainment. Flight was delayed almost an hour while sitting in plane. Food options almost nonexistent"

Pros: "Dreamliner plane"
Cons: "Terrible service from get go which continued when landing in Melbourne with hopeless Qantas."

Pros: "Flight was on time"

Cons: "The seats are very tight."

Pros: "Roomy seats"
Cons: "Long wait for clearance"

Pros: "Delayed flights. Bumped from my first class ticket. No food. Lack of adequate response from AA."

Pros: "The crew was very friendly and accommodating. The food as usual just snack type food for purchase as expected. The entertainment system malfunctioned and we could not watch the movie they offered. However one flight attendant was very nice and gave my kids special cookies. Nice touch!"

Pros: "This was the best in flight crew I’ve experienced in economy class. They were efficient, friendly & humorous! Keep up the great work! They made flying in not so comfortable seats bearable."

Pros: "On time and what was advertised. Considering that the flight was after Thanksgiving and very full, we still had a good experience."

Pros: "Mostly everyrhing"
Cons: "Food was so so"

Pros: "Customer service in general"
Cons: "Boading could be smoother. Some customers had a hard time to put a luggage into the upper compartment and blocked a passage."

Cons: "Not a fan of baggage fees especially this high for only one checked. Next time Southwest Air, I guess."

Pros: "the clerk at the boarding desk was kind"
Cons: "delayed"

Cons: "Missed the flight due to accident on the road. AA was more than helpful in trying to reroute me BUT British Air did not want to cooperate so my trip is now cancelled. This is my 3rd dealings with British Air and they are THE WORST! I will never buy British Air tickets again. Being less than satisfied for the 3rd time is enough to lose my business forever."

Cons: "5 hr delay"

Pros: "Quick flight. but my row and some others behind us did not get beverage service. Never had that happen before."

Pros: "Everything was very pleasant for myself and my four year old grandson. Have never had any problems flying with American Airlines. Thank you"

Pros: "Tvs on last flight"
Cons: "Overnight delay in Dallas."

Cons: "Internet is kinda hard to get connected to sometimes."

Pros: "Flights were on time and smooth. Some of the planes were fairly new."
Cons: "Paid for each bag, on one regional flight the.plane was falling apart on the inside with no padding on the seat, armrest padding coming off the seats in multiple seats."

Pros: "The crew and all employees were very nice and did their best to ensure that my travels went smoothly. The flight was not so comfortable but I didn't mind much. Over all good flight"

Pros: "I received help from the staff at the airport when I wasn't sure what to do."
Cons: "My flight was changed a few times so I was sitting in the airport for seven hours before I was even informed on which flight I would actually be on. Horrible experience."

Cons: "I missed my connecting flight because of plane troubles. That's fine but when they don't put an effort in making it better to complete your trip, that's what I didn't like!"

Cons: "Flight delayed. Seats are not very comfortable."

Pros: "We have no other complaints. It was all good."
Cons: "There was no air conditioner on the airplane . made it very uncomfortable ."

Cons: "Food"

Pros: "Inflight movies"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "The price for flight was great. Layover was perfectly timed and didn’t have to wait long before boarding."

Pros: "The food and the crew"
Cons: "Entertainment system, it is outdated"

Pros: "Amabilidad de la tripulacion"
Cons: "Podrían dar comida, el viaje no es tan corto. Aire acondicionado demasiado frío, muchos pasajeros solicitaron regular l temperatura, no habían suficientes mantas"

Pros: "Flight attendant hooked it up with a whole open isle of seating and free drinks!"

Pros: "Clean, comfortable and on time."
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "No screens in the seats. Food options are the usual limited fair"

Cons: "I didn't get to get on the flight."

Cons: "Slow boarding, no food no drinks, no tv."

Cons: "It was repeatedly delayed."

Cons: "Taggged carry-on bag, claimed A/C had no space, when I boarded saw lots of bin space not used. I am on a transfer to Intl. fight, so in sFO had to claim baggage and go through all of security again"

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "Más espacio, al menos una película que ver, y algún bocadillo por ser un vuelo de tantas horas"

Pros: "The pilot"
Cons: "Everything else"

Pros: "The flight crew was very attentive and friendly. Probably one of the nicest crews I have encountered on my flights."
Cons: "Me and this other person were waiting in the back for the two bathrooms to become available. We waited over 10 minutes."

Pros: "Curtial personnel"
Cons: "Late departures both ways."

Pros: "The plane took two hours to leave the ground due to weather. This was unfortunate and made the passengers uncomfortable but it was not the fault of the airline."
Cons: "The airline gave all the passengers access to the movies and television channels."

Cons: "My luggage didn't make connnection."

Pros: "So they lost my bag but where super helpful and nice!"

Pros: "Upgraded to forst xlass minute and super glad I did. My flight company was the perfect stranger to talk like with and the flight attendant was quite lovely and accomodating."
Cons: "This is about my 3rd FC experience where the 2nd meal option was not availbale for everyone. other than that drink service was prompt and bountiful!"

Pros: "Staff was friendly. And,Handicap assistance was good."
Cons: "Check in was very complicated & inconvienent! They wouldn't accept my gift bank card. Then we had to pay for a card because they didnt accept cash either,& nowhere,to get,cash. My husband had to leave &get money out,which took a,half hour-no easy way to check in."

Pros: "Good flight"
Cons: "Too tight to sit in seat"

Pros: "Friendly atmosphere"

Pros: "First flight delayed once board to check a broken light. Then waisted 40 minutes taxiing on tarmac in Houston because they couldn't find a gate. Missed our connection. They put us up in a low end hotel overnight. Then we had our morning flight again delayed as we waited for planes to the take off, so further delays. Arrived in Costa Rica 1 hour late. Now with too many other flights so immigration packed and took another hour and twenty minutes (when we finished there was only a 5 minute wait). Thanks United"
Cons: "Coffee and cookies. Moscow mule"

Cons: "Snack offering was caramely sugar cookie"

Pros: "'Nuff said"
Cons: "Everything else was great!!!"

Cons: "Fligh delay."

Cons: "lack of storage space overhead. cramped seating. old plane. no wifi or entertainment."

Pros: "I was allowed to get off the aircraft to collect a bag I left behind"

Pros: "Attendants were amazing"
Cons: "We spent the whole delay on the plane and wasn't notified of a problem until after an hour. A lot of my time was wasted. That's not okay. Keep your customers informed."

Pros: "The boarding process is terrible, because communication breakdown is inevitable. The crew on the plane are sometimes rude, and have no patience when passing seated passengers. One air hostess constantly bumped into my arm like a bull as she passed walking down the isle. Entertainment is practically non-existent on long flights unless you pay for it. Two of my flights were cancelled last minute with little to no remorse, and I had to wait 2 days to catch the next flight. That flight was even delayed more than an hour. I was sick by time I reached my destination. Overall, United would not be my 1st choice due to bad experiences numerous times."

Pros: "Since we were the last ones to arrive at the gate because of our delayed flight they had to check our carry-on baggage with the luggage we didn't have locks and nomally what we carry in that bag are fragile or valuable things. They should at least have plastic gauzes or fragile stickers to put on the bags. I don't know the reason but the flight attendants left about the last 6 rows of passengers without pretzels or drinks. There was no device to view movies. Leg space too tight."

Pros: "Our first leg of the flight was great."
Cons: "My husband was upgraded to first class, but they wouldn't upgrade me. The rep at the boarding station was very, very rude as well. We will reconsider when it's time for the next trip. We do have a choice on who we fly with."

Pros: "Nice and comfy seats, good service on plane, fast boarding"
Cons: "No good food and the entertainment was not the beat"

Cons: "Same. No ffood ..poor Service and allso charging. To much for extra weight. $200 for 3 extra pounds. Ridiculous. Also charged for one check in bag..Todo much"

Cons: "Viajar en United es desastroso. Los asientos son demasiado pequeños, yo mido1.57 metros y no me podía ni mover."

Cons: "Grinding and whining while plane in taxi- extremely loud frinding when landing gear engaged and disengaged"

Pros: "The crew were nice though exasperated with cramped new planes and crowded restrooms. Flight was on time"
Cons: "After three years of flying all around US, realized United is the worst of the three major legacy carriers. I'm star alliance gold and it's still a painful experience. Crew admitted in latest redesign of planes they've managed to squeeze another six seats in coach. My seat wouldn't go back but even if it did, would feel too guilty for person behind to do it - so little legroom on newer planes. They've also cut down on restrooms so for most of the flight there was a line of 5-6 people waiting in the aisle. American Airlines seems to have older planes but at least decent legroom (and I'm not tall - anybody over 5'10 would have to sit at an angle on new United planes!). Been very impressed by Delta's service lately. United feels more like Spirit"

Pros: "Quick bording, organized. Smooth flight."
Cons: "On board entertainment lacked horribly unless you are willing to pay extra. And the on flight snack was a joke."

Pros: "Excellent responsive service start to finish."

Pros: "Flight was on-time with departure and arrival."
Cons: "The air fare was way over priced."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "My flight was booked canceled then changed and rebooked without me knowing for a month later I was supposed to leave June 5th not July 5th I had to pay a extra $409 this trip cost me $781.00 for no reason I will Never use kayak again."

Pros: "The Airbus 380 was nice"
Cons: "Lost our luggage took 4 days to finally get it"

Pros: "Oh everything was great the crew ,the airplane have more space in the seats ..I ll give it a 10.."

Pros: "The seat next to me was empty"
Cons: "United put my bags on the next flight to San Jose, so I had to wait an extra 2.5 hours in the airport for the next plane to land in San Jose, Costa Rica while my ride waited for me."

Cons: "The seats were so small, with no space between rows that you couldn't even recline. The tv on the seat in front was so close you couldn't watch it. Miserable flight, and I'm only 5'5"."

Pros: "No issues ELP to HOU"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "1st plane felt and sounded like it was going to fall apart"

Cons: "The flight was cancelled and we had to spend the night in El Paso at our expense. Then had to get up at 4:30 the next morning to catch our rescheduled flight."

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COVID-19 information

Safety measures for airlines flying from El Paso to San José

Airlines flying from El Paso to San José have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from El Paso to San José

Mandatory masks

Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from El Paso to San José

Social distancing seating

Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from El Paso to San José

Pre-flight testing

Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from El Paso to San José

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