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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "good food and good movie selection."
Cons: "Had wait on the ground for 30 mins for a gate to open up. That should NEVER happen"
Pros: "Great entertainment and friendly staff."
Cons: "Again, no snacks!"
Pros: "Pilot was amazing- very smooth takeoff and landing. Food and drink service was prompt. We landed early."
Cons: "Limited movie selection, seatbelts were too tight"
Pros: "The movies"
Pros: "No free WiFi, no hand soap in the restroom, my chair would not recline, no free snacks thank god for the free water and coffee, $9 cheese plate half of which was inedible, no power outlets or usb charging ports. And the flight attendants were so rude, a simple question was met with short, hostile replies and rhetorical questions instead of friendly respnoses. I WILL NEVER FLY ALASKA AIR AGAIN."
Cons: "No free WiFi, no hand soap in the restroom, my chair would not recline, no free snacks thank god for the free water and coffee, $9 cheese plate half of which was inedible, no power outlets or usb charging ports. And the flight attendants were so rude, a simple question was met with short, hostile replies and rhetorical questions instead of friendly respnoses. I WILL NEVER FLY ALASKA AIR AGAIN."
Cons: "My luggages was not come at the destination. We don’t have clothes to changes for 2 days."
Pros: "Friendly, efficient crew. Comfortable seats & good entertainment, & we arrived early."
Cons: "I didn’t have food so I can’t rate it. Also, a lot of crying babies, children. Otherwise it was a comfortable flight."
Pros: "Flight from Newark to SanFran was smooth, and entertainment options were great!"
Cons: "Crew wasn’t overly welcoming (though certainly not rude at all), and boarding was rushed at the gate just to stand in huge line waiting to get on aircraft."
Pros: "Smooth experience"
Cons: "Gogoinflight wifi can be erratic"
Cons: "the person nwxt to me was hesitant to stand ip when I wanted to go bathroom. Ither than that I lived it. Attendants were super nice which makes experience different."
Pros: "Entertainment ststem"
Cons: "Heat: service; lack of water/drinks; lack of soap in bathroom"
Pros: "I would have to get the machine that the crew already tried to fix on a prior flight! My bad luck, for sure. And the2 people next to me talked the entire trip. So I thought I could just listen to music, but no. The flight attendant said that was gone together with the games. Not a good flight for me. I even moved to the bank of the plane, to read my book in peace, only to end up hearing 1 very loud FA talking!"
Cons: "Read above."
Cons: "Late departure, no headphones on board (thus no access to movies etc), and while waiting at gate to depart, plane became very hot with no airflow, Electronic ordering system for drinks also was not working And it’s absurd that a 6.5 hour flight has no snacks or food offered. Cheap Branson."
Pros: "The Alaska crew were great even with a full aircraft and some rowdy kids. Everyone got along"
Pros: "The flight was delay, but the ground crew did a stellar job in keeping us informed while we waited by making several announcements on the progress of our flight. The flight crew also did a terrific job turning the plane around so we could board. I appreciate their service."
Pros: "Not a lot"
Cons: "The crew was rude, they weren’t helpful. And they were talking bad about another customer infront if other customers"
Cons: "No comfort given to passengers despite 2.5 hr delay in leaving and another 1 hr on the ground after landing"
Pros: "Partnership with Virgin. Drink orders."
Cons: "boarding process didn’t go by the script and was a mess"
Pros: "Entertainment, prompt service of flight attendant"
Cons: "Delay of flight, boarding was very long wait"
Cons: "Entertainment system 40H not operational. This is not the first time. Overall the plane seemed a little run-down and in need of maintenance. Crew had a “couldn’t care less” attitude about passengers, very unusual in TK flights."
Cons: "Flught was delayed for 2 hours"
Cons: "Once agin slow boarding"
Cons: "Two crews at the rear side of the flight chated with each other too loudly that affected travellers' rest. One of the crew changing her shoses when she said goodbye to travellers."
Pros: "Enough room for my legs"
Cons: "No head phones! Maybe offer while waiting before boarding!"
Cons: "Reading lights did not work. Fortunately I could move"
Pros: "Friendly staff, good food, relaxing flight."
Cons: "Headphones wouldn't work, screen didn't work for movies / tv."
Pros: "On time Helpful"
Pros: "Plenty of room, nice crew"
Pros: "Organized, friendly."
Pros: "The crew's friendliness and professionalism."
Cons: "The boarding process was not as smooth as we were used to."
Pros: "Friendly and amusing crew. Did their best to get us up in the air quickly considering there were conditions they couldn't control."
Pros: "For 24+hrs of traveling, it was quite comfortable. The staff was efficient and professional."
Pros: "The extra seat next to me."
Cons: "The fact that my baggage got left in Portland."
Pros: "Alright, just a normal flight"
Pros: "Crew was professional, plan was clean,"
Cons: "Plane was late"
Pros: "Smooth quick flight, seats roomy, crew very nice"
Cons: "When we got in we had to on a already hot plane on the runway for 40 mins. It's was very incomfortable and I missed my airporter so had to get one a hour later getting me home at 11:30. We were on the ground at 7:40 and I didn't get on airporter until 9:30! Also, the gogoinflight didn't work."
Pros: "Quick boarding process. Plenty of leg room. Kind team aboard plane."
Cons: "Delayed leaving but made up for it in the air. Terrible smell on the plane for the duration of flight."
Pros: "Great flight!"
Pros: "Fly Alaska for the best servicethey upgraded us to first class because of my husband's military service"
Cons: "they upgraded us to first class because of my husband's military service"
Cons: "The lady on the kiosk this morning was annoyingly rude."
Pros: "Nothing got seat by the toilet"
Cons: "Everything stressed"
Pros: "All Alaska personnel were friendly. I've flown Alaska many times before. This time was especially enjoyable."
Cons: "The seats were absolutely terrible and felt like they were designed to give discomfort. Although the crew members were nice, they took forever to clean up empty peanut bag and drink cup."
Cons: "No tv players or video players on a 4 hour flight made it feel long"
Pros: "Friendly staff, comfortable seats"
Cons: "No entertainment system onboard, no power outlets"
Pros: "All but thy wanted to charge for Internet. I was appalled."
Cons: "Charging extra for Internet . Until they change that I will try to avoid this airline."
Pros: "It was fast and smooth flight"
Pros: "Everyone was perfect..!!"
Cons: "Is a international flight and you guys don't have a real meal. We appreciate the snacks but a real meal is necessary"
Cons: "Purchased food on board. Dry and unappealing."
Cons: "Over a month ago I requested a seat with extra leg room due to a documented medical condition. My request was not granted and I was in pain most of the flight."
Pros: "Great crew, early arrival"
Cons: "Old screens, snacks getting smaller, too much ice in the drinks"
Cons: "Bag drop agent was not helpful."
Pros: "Nice on board crew."
Cons: "More arm & leg room in basic seating. Tray tables are flimsy and seem worn."
Pros: "I liked the choices of movies"
Cons: "The seats were dirty and the snack choices are not healthy at all."
Pros: "The staff was very nice and helpful with prechecking my bag at the gate."
Cons: "Food / snack choices are unhealthy and limited. The cabin was not clean when I got to my seat. There was trash in my pocket and crumbs on the ground."
Pros: "The crew was excellent."
Pros: "Great crew, easy process overall"
Cons: "Make 1st class cheaper and give free wifi!"
Pros: "Seat comfort"
Cons: "Lot of turbulence. Provided videos/entertainment without providing headphones"
Pros: "Great crew, snacks, comfortable flight."
Cons: "Can't tell how the flight was because missed connecting flight from LAX to SJC because Westjet from YYZ to LAX had a mechanical issue. They end up replacing a tire which caused a 1.5 hr flight delay"
Cons: "Not delay the flight for 3+ hours"
Pros: "The seats were very comfortable even though legroom was limited in the basic cabin."
Pros: "Was gud"
Pros: "Good crew."
Cons: "Very tight spaces. No tv."
Pros: "Comfy seats, quick service."
Cons: "If you are in Zone 3 or 4 you pretty much have to check in your bag back there is no more room. Which I don’t understand and is highly incovienent."
Pros: "Service by the Delta team"
Cons: "Seats not roomy enough"
Pros: "great service, easy to get on and off, snack options and drinks were all great"
Cons: "Put me on an Aeromexico plane without a seat. When I went to get seat assignments she gave me very last seat with a “window” she said. There was no window. I was absolutely closterphobic"
Pros: "Service; security gate in NY close to departure gate."
Cons: "Arrival Gate in San Jose far from exit."
Cons: "Not much food offered on a long flight."
Pros: "Everything ran smoothly on this flight. No delays before, pleasant staff, great entertainment selection, okay food options, working equipment (e.g., tv in the headrest worked, seatbelts worked, lavatories were operational, etc.). This flight met all my expectations"
Cons: "The only hiccup was the wait time on the runway before take off. Not sure if that was the airport’s fault or the airline’s fault. We must have waited 45 minutes."
Pros: "Flight attendants were nice based on the situations beyond their control."
Cons: "Flight was delayed for about three hours, due to mechanical issues with the second engine not starting. We sat on the the plane for over an hour and half. Some people that missed their connection flights were offered hotel stay. Others that had no connection flight was not offered anything for the several hours of delay that occurred."
Pros: "Friendly attitudes"
Pros: "I was traveling alone with my (cranky) infant son and the crew members were kind and accommodating. Though the flight was delayed by almost 2 hours, the crew worked quickly to ready the replacement plane and the pilot made up time and got us to San Jose as quickly and safely as possible."
Cons: "The original plane had mechanical issues, which caused an almost two hour delay while waiting for a replacement plane to arrive. Since I was traveling alone with my young son, after an already long previous flight, it made for a more difficult trip."
Cons: "Sat by the exit seat so the door was a bit more chilly. No food. Small entertainment screens with audio bleed through."
Cons: "It’s was the best flight in my life"
Cons: "Was in seat 16A and got bumped to 12E. If you know Delta aircraft, that's exit row window, for the EC (more legroom) but middle. The problem is that nothing can compete with the exit row for leg room and being crammed between two guys isn't an upgrade either. Plus, due to proximity, got sick. And the flight was delayed leaving - due to the late arrival from ATL (Delta HQ) which had a power outage. And no video entertainment. No meals."
Pros: "As always, the crew and amenities were first rate."
Cons: "We were initially told that our flight would arrive early. Then we sat on the tarmac for a half hour before anyone could be bothered to tell us we were waiting for the plane to be de-iced."
Pros: "On time arrival"
Cons: "Small aircraft. Loud engine noise. Biased treatment for tickets booked on non Delta sites"
Pros: "No vegetarian options in first class.. and go go wouldn5 hook up. Flight was an hour late...but that was ok."
Cons: "The pilot did a nice job of flying in and banking so we could see the view.."
Cons: "They delayed the flight for 11 hours and did let anyone know until after 4 hours of waiting and then the gate number for the new flight was wrong"
Cons: "Seat, did not get upgraded"
Pros: "Fast and comfortable"
Cons: "No tv but understanding"
Pros: "Crew was curious and quick to think of alternative solutions."
Cons: "The flight was way too hot. They didn't have enough A/C and we were all sweating up a storm on the flight. The flight was also scheduled to leave 15 min early, but we ended up leaving 15 minutes late, it was odd. One of the bathrooms was out of order too."
Pros: "The flight was very on-time and it reached the destination even earlier than expected."
Pros: "I will know more on my flight back to my destination!"
Pros: "Flight was smooth and leg room great"
Cons: "A flight of four hours should have decent food. Too short connection times and inconsistent restaurants in the airports often leave me very hungry. Give us real healthy food onboard."
Pros: "The turkey sabdwhich was tasty. Good movies."
Cons: "Telling me the doors were going to close & I couldn't use the restroom prior to boarding. Here I was starving from flight delays. In reality the door stayed open another 15 mins & people boarded with their to go food."
Cons: "No trash bag in my seat for puking or bubblegum"
Pros: "Comfortable plane"
Cons: "Travelled with some guys straight out of the Hangover movies. Going to Vegas for a Bachelor party and ogling and making comments on the flight attendant and other passengers! Nothing delta can do about that, It's part of life..."
Pros: "We didnt have food or entertainment because the flight was short."
Cons: "There was nothing that I didn't like."
Cons: "Poor leg room compared to jet blue"
Pros: "Comfortable seating and clean interior. Flight attendants are helpful and courteous."
Cons: "Flight takeoff delayed one hour. Boarding has zoning, but with no structural boarding process, resulted some later zoning customers blocking earlier zoning customers in a single line. Suggest using multiple labeled queue lines, like southwest."
Pros: "Got an upgrade to Comfort + Delta is the best major airline in USA for sure"
Cons: "2 of my 4 bags, which I checked in, were broken during my travel."
Pros: "Everything went smoothly, i had a good seat."
Pros: "Well I arrived at the gate 8 minutes before departure due to a late flight from San Antonio. And no one was there. I watched the plane leave 5 minutes late. The gate attendants were super rude and lazy when they came back up the ramp. I think the walk really took it out of them. There were 10 people who had run from delayed flights just standing there thinking wtf."
Cons: "AA in Phoenix is always a nightmare. They seem to hire lazy people with no idea of customer service"
Cons: "Ramps up to the plane are a challenge for someone with movement problems. They had a mechanical issue that delayed departure for almost an hour for lack of a single screw."
Pros: "Pretty efficient for a completely full flight."
Pros: "Nothing on this flight was good except for the Captain with constant updates on the never ending delays."
Cons: "This flight was delayed for nearly three hours due to a mechanical problem with the assigned aircraft. We did not get the reason for the delay until nearly 2 hours after the scheduled departure time. Then, when a new plane was assigned. The boarding agents were rude. The flight attendant was rude."
Pros: "Got me to my destination"
Cons: "Attendants were less than welcoming with NO sense of humor. I found an empty whiskey container in the area under the seat in front of me. When I jokingly said that I found it empty and could she refill it for me, the attendant went off on me, telling me that she was too busy and couldn’t take it"
Pros: "Dear American, stop lying to your passengers stating that the flights are full, when in fact, they are not. Customers are willing to pay for upgrades but you give them no way to do so."
Pros: "Boarding was average. Cabin crew was very nice and attentive when needed. Flight was on-time. Luggage arrived quickly and unharmed."
Cons: "When will airlines end cramming in as many sardines/passengers in the plane? The seating for me (6"1") was too close to the seat in front. Luckily, the passenger in front of me did not recline."
Cons: "Confusing in LAX as to where to go for the flight"
Pros: "I miss the first leg of my flight and they cancelled my whole ticket and didn’t rebook me. This was an intentional flight. I paid $1500 for the ticket and even when another airline was going to fly me to catch the second leg they denied me. This was my worst experience, I have missed flights before and I get rebooked pay some fee but I still get to my destination. I missed an opportunity to pay last respect to my dad. I’m so very disappointed"
Cons: "The customer service is just horrible. They simply don’t care about you just what you paid."
Pros: "People actually boarded by group number"
Cons: "Sitting in premium economy still doesn't giive enough room to spread out papers and get work done. Out of four segments I only got upgraded once despite having 16 upgrades in my account."
Pros: "1, Crew are very attentive 2. Great seat"
Pros: "The flight boarded really quickly with absolutely excellent service from the flight crew. The pilots and crew were so considerate, and helpful. They totally took care of all of us. From the time I got on to the flight to the time I got off the crew were there to make sure I was taken care of."
Pros: "The staff that pushed us thru the ridiculous process of going thru customs , getting our bags checked again & raced us thru to our connecting fight was amazing !!!"
Cons: "Our connecting flight was too close given we were coming back from Mexico& had to go thru customs. The security at customs were so rude to my mother who was in a wheelchair! The customs checking process was a joke! We barely made to our flight running thru that entire airport pushing my mother in a wheelchair. I can't tell you how horrible the experience was for both of us!"
Cons: ""Parked" on tarmac for 25 minutes waiting to leave LAX. Arrived half an hour late"
Cons: "More flight delays..."
Cons: "This flight transfer was totally ridiculous, and required me to exit security, take a bus, get through security again, take another bus, and then wait in a crappy gate with one single terrible food option. Whoever thinks this is a reasonable transfer ought to be subjected to it themselves before booking it for others."
Pros: "I had a family member enter the hospital 5 hours before take off. I got a full refund, even though I didn't have trip insurance."
Pros: "Staff was friendly"
Pros: "The plane was brand new and the crew were very nice. Entertainment system was well-done with good selection of movies. Even unedited movies!! Great."
Cons: "The plane was delayed for a half hour before it was marked as "delayed" and then it was delayed another half hour. If I had known it was going to be an hour late I would've been able to eat a proper dinner. They seemed to be out of every normal drink on the drink cart."
Pros: "Staff was kind."
Pros: "The plane was a newer Boeing 738 plane and has AC power outlet at every seat. However I was not able to use their in-flight movie channel on my tablet since there were too many users."
Cons: "I am an Executive Platinum member and normally should get a meal even in economy. It was not offered on this flight. The crew didn't have a friendly attitude."
Pros: "Flight was prompt. Crew was good."
Cons: "Not seated together with my wife. Looked at paying for upgrade, but no seats together."
Pros: "Everything went smooth. Staff were professional and friendly"
Pros: "I like that it's open seating."
Cons: "I don't like how there's not de-boarding procedure. Some people try to just rush off the plane."
Pros: "The Crew were outstanding and the flights were quiet and smooth. Very comfortable flight!"
Cons: "No issues"
Cons: "THe reading light was broken"
Pros: "We boarded on time, we sat in the exit aisle, so we have a little extra room. They offered free movies, which my husband took advantage of. Pleasant flight"
Cons: "You wouldn't let me change my flight so I didn't even take it"
Pros: "I had lots of space to my self"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "We were so crowded. No leg room. The lady next to me was too big for her seat so it was hot and sweaty the whole way"
Cons: "airbus A320 doesn't have power ports at seats...."
Pros: "Entertainment was not available for the latest Safari browser 10."
Pros: "Smooth, quick flight!"
Pros: "Again getting moved up to first class"
Cons: "I would have liked to know before I was already seated in Coach."
Cons: "It's not the first time that I was forced to gate check my carry on luggage. They claim that the cabinet in the plan is full while actually there is plenty of spaces for multiple luggages to be there. The crew was rude and refuse to explain it in an acceptable way. When I asked why cant I carry it when there is enough space, she simply says because you just can't. Do you want to take the plan or not! This is unacceptable."
Pros: "The crew on ground and on the plane are great"
Cons: "The planes are old and crowded"
Pros: "Everyone very nice"
Cons: "All good not dislikes"
Pros: "Main cabin extra leg room."
Cons: "Barely any help with delayed flight and connecting flight. Had to say a prayer and sprint through DFW to make the connecting flight."
Pros: "I missed my previous flight, and even before that my day was going pretty bad. I was quickly routed to the desk to get a replacement ticket, and even though the flight was oversold, they had me wait around until the plane was ready to take off. A couple minutes after they shut the door of the boarding bridge, I was called and told to follow one of them. It turns out a couple of people were headed to the right city in the wrong country."
Cons: "The flight was continuously delayed and ultimately cancelled. There weren't a lot of connecting flights until much later the next day, and the customer service was fair at best."
Cons: "Flight was pushed out at least 5 times before departing. Once we even boarded and were told to get off the plane after the delay became too long, "for security purposes." The pilot was completely unprofessional - he tried to make light of the situation. At first it was funny but the jokes soon got old. There was little attempt to to update as the delay kept getting longer and longer. We learned more about the delay from our phone apps than from the crew. Most idiotic and incompetent group I've ever flown with."
Pros: "I liked the customer service from the employees trying to help everyone get situated from the flight cancellation."
Cons: "I didn't like how there was no communication from the airline that the flight was canceled and that we customers and employees at the Fresno airport. We should have received notification as soon as the flight was canceled so we don't have to spend all day at the airport thinking it's just a delay."
Pros: "Since the merge with US Airways, it seems as though American has adopted it's ways. US Airways was my least favorite airlines therefore I am disappointed by the merge. American now charges $25 each way for a trip to the Caribbean, which was not the case in the past. No entertainment provided unless one wants to watch a Free movzie on your small cell phone screen (lets hope your phone is well charged and you remember to bring your ear buds also)."
Cons: "Lack of snack options, lack if entertainment, baggage fees, less space for comfort."
Cons: "Ladies in the front desk are super RUDE yes I said super not just rude! I WILL NEVER book with American Airlines again. Worst customer service I have ever encountered. When I left from Fresno onto when I left from Pheonix!"
Pros: "Captain was like a tour guide, gave us info about what we were flying over and kept us super up to date on all info."
Cons: "Seat in front distance. Granted I'm over 6 feet tall but sucks to have to pay $50 just to be slightly comfortable. Then in the aisle getting bumped all the time with people going by. Got rammed by the flight attendant cart, wasn't very fun. Left a nice bruise on my shin."
Pros: "The service was good. Headrests were nice, recliner had good range."
Cons: "Would have paid more $ for more space, but not willing to pay first class ticket price $$$. Elbow room could always be improved."
Pros: "Short flight"
Cons: "I didn't like having to pay an extra $25 to check my bag and I didn't like having to pay an extra $25 to change my seat assignment. The really hard landing in San Jose wasn't a lot of fun either. Recommend checking out other airlines before booking with American Airlines. I've taken American flights before with much the same experience. I was hoping like other airlines American's service might actually have improved - wishful thinking."
Pros: "The in flight entertainment app was nice."
Cons: "I liked the in flight entertainment app however my powers source for my device wasn't working well and I couldn't finish the movie that I had purchased."
Cons: "Very little. This was very smooth work."
Pros: "It was very discomforting to here the plane squeaking throughout the flight."
Pros: "We arrived early"
Cons: "Everything else. Over crowded. Very uncomfortable seats, no entertainment unless you wanted to download and pay for app which I did but didn't have earphones for my phone."
Pros: "Didn’t go"
Cons: "Flight was cancelled and there were no options to get to Cleveland timely so I cancelled the whole trip."
Cons: "Plane delayed 3 1/2 hours. Got to my room at 1:15 am"
Cons: "Was not informed that there was a required 30 minute check in and was given incorrect information about what time the airport opened. Causing us to miss our flight and purchase new tickets at an extra $620, whereas I believe it should have been a free adjustment. I will never use united or kayak again."
Pros: "Flight was shorter than expected"
Cons: "Bathrooms were dirty and sound wasn't working for first in flight movie"
Pros: "Excellent attentive care."
Cons: "My first 5 hour long flight did not have a complimentary snack."
Pros: "It was a sparsely populated flight, I was able to lay down and sleep, very nice!"
Cons: "No problems, al was fine and I slept very well. No complaints!"
Pros: "Despite the lack of entertainment options, the ability to upgrade to economy plus made my flight comfortable."
Cons: "No entertainment on board, and you need a plugin installed on your mobile device to make their streaming service work, which I didn't have."
Pros: "Not much ~ no movies, no rental video device ~ nothing"
Pros: "The flight was great and crew was awesome!"
Cons: "There was no working wifi, which was a bit of a bummer. But certainly not the end of the world!"
Pros: "Great help from all the ground staff, especially in Osaka."
Cons: "The food was okay but you need to offer herbal teas for those who want something warm (planes are cold) but not caffeinated."
Cons: "Flight was delayed several times due to no pilot"
Pros: "Porter Service in Las Vegas. The gentleman who helped us was awesome. The rest of the crew don't even compare to the Japanese in service"
Cons: "why would you charge $6 for a 1.5 hour flight to watch TV. Didn't even have time for a movie..."
Pros: "Checked my carry on for free."
Cons: "left an hour behind scheduled departure."
Pros: "Overall, the plane seemed newer and was very comfortable."
Cons: "The boarding process was a little disorganized, but being in group 5, it didn't really affect me too much. The crew on board did their job, but they could check on the passengers a little bit more and possibly pass out water or refills to drinks."
Cons: "Check in reservation clerk really hassled me when checking in when she saw the reservation under my name was spelled wrong. She acted as if I was NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO BOARD!! I did not make the error! They had my Date of birth, my service dog traveling with me, and still were acting like they weren't going to check me in! Extremely stressful!!"
Cons: "Missed my connecting flight because of maintenance problems. Had to wait an extra 5 hours just to get to Las Vegas. BULLSHIT! Never again!!"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Food quality"
Cons: "Flight got cancelled and i was not informed of this. Waited for 9+ hours just for my next flight"
Pros: "Boarding was consistent and timely"
Cons: "Older, worn interior, especially if seats are pushed back"
Pros: "They let us know ahead of time so we could arrive later to the airport, and did not have to wait in the airport."
Cons: "- They were very strict about carry-on luggage size, and insisted even after the flight being 3 hours late. My carry-on fit into their overhead compartment just fine. - No food was offered during the 6 hours flight. - Chairs in coach are uncomfortable for long flights (same as some other airlines I've flown with). Feet or head rest could be nice additions that don't require much additional space per passenger."
Cons: "the airplane is really old! Don't have any amenities."
Pros: "Pilot was wonderful and did a fabulous job landing in the windy conditions."
Cons: "The flight attendant was dismissive and rude. The united terminal at DFW was terrible. Dirty, old and just plain disgusting. Craft was a bit run down and dirty as well"
Pros: "Crew was courteous, though not very helpful. I liked the convenience of a direct flight."
Cons: "First the change fees. To reschedule for a week later would have cost over $800. I only paid $540 for the RT ticket! Second, my seat was broken and would not stay upright. Attendant simply told me to not lean back. Furthermore the audio in my wife's seat did not work; only produced static. Although we had these problems, and the plane was not full, the attendant did not offer a solution - like changing seats. Chinese airlines offer free second bag, and not cost changes. I will probably choose another carrier, even if it cost a bit more, for the extra flexibility and service"
Pros: "It's always a mess. SFO should put more chairs on the main level at international boarding and have people sit up there until their boarding class is called. it's simply too tight at the actual gate to have everyone clamorous to get on the plane"
Cons: "Flying in general just sucks unless you're in business class."
Cons: "Had to rebook."
Pros: "Very helpful and attentive from start to finish"
Cons: "Small seats I'm not obease but I am thick I was a lil cramped"
Pros: "Good, easy"
Pros: "Crew, Entertainment options, spacious seating"
Cons: "Long wait on Tarmac and not being able to add my boarding pass to my Apple wallet"
Cons: "I ordered and paid for food that they forgot to serve me. I had to go to the back to ask for my food. When I did they were rude about it. UA has offered a coupon for 50.00 that I can use if I fly with them again-- which would cost about 1000. No thanks, United. I'll fly with China Air."
Pros: "The way they said "Hello" to me. Other than that, the water was good."
Cons: "Everything else. My flight was delayed for weather, and I missed my boarding by 2 MINUTES, and they rejected me at the gate, and told me my seat was already taken by stand-by. Then the lady I went to see at the customer service desk was rude, and rejected me from first class even though it was THEIR MISTAKE I was booked there. Then I didn't even land at LAX! I had to take another flight that landed at Ontario so I can make my appointment on time. Will NEVER travel with United again!"
Pros: "Early arrival, ahead of schedule"
Cons: "No entertainment/ used dish tv ... No signal"
Pros: "The plane didn't crash. Quite possibly the only nice thing I can say about this flight."
Cons: "No built in personal entertainment for a 12 hour flight. If you had already downloaded the United app, you could connect a personal device to their wifi for free and watch from there (if you didn't download the app prior to takeoff, you were screwed). Also, no USB charging outlets were available. I live in Korea and don't have an American style outlet to connect to a USB, so my devices died. The provided tiny aisle TV which played programmed shows and movies kept freezing, skipping, and turning off. Entertainment is usually the saving grace for budget int'l flights, whose food, service, and comfort can be expected to suck. Next time I'll shell out for Korean Air or Asiana."
Cons: "When i came back to my country everything was ok until i got my credit details and i saw that your receptionist stole money from my card. I should have pay for an exstra suitcase 60 dollars so i gave the receptionist my credit card. Yesterday I got my credit details i saw an extra charge of 400 hundred dollars !!! I am so mad and im waiting for you to cancel it and recompense. I hope it will be soon before i involve a layer and require you. My phone number is +97224518838."
Pros: "nothing my plane was canceled"
Cons: "that my trip was canceled"
Cons: "Failed to compensate my flights and hospitality. Not a better place to be stranded. Fresno, ca. Not impressed."
Pros: "Danny the crew member"
Cons: "Our pilot called in sick and the airline had no back up. It delayed our flight 1 hour and 20 minutes, which made us miss our connecting flight. We stayed in the airport 10 hours to get a flight out to Portland. Whole day of vacation ruined."
Pros: "The flight attendant on the flight was fantastic"
Cons: "The crew member at the gate told me I was 'lucky' to have gotten a seat on the flight...I didn't have a seat assignment prior. I found this offensive considering I paid for a ticket, checked in online the night before, etc. I told her this and she responded that 'this was how it worked.' I already avoid united in general and will not be flying with them any time in the future."
Pros: "The flight attendants were nice"
Cons: "Missing my international connection, having to spend 24 hours in San Francisco, not able to reschedule on a different flight. United paid for my hotel and gave me three $7 food vouchers. They only gave me 4oz of soda...I asked for the can and the flight attendant was rude. I wouldn't pay $7.99 for 3 hours of wifi."
Pros: "Plane was not crowded. Less claustrophobic. Bathrooms clean."
Cons: "Sound system. The PA blasting through ear phones is annoying."
Pros: "My flights/trip to Billund were rebooked, because of Lufthansa's strike. So I travelled a different route; Sacramento to Houston, to Toronto, to Copenhagen and from there to Billund."
Pros: "I liked everything feel comfortable flying by air plane"
Pros: "I had a whole row of economy seats to myself - 3 across so I slept well. One flight attendant smile a lot and was very friendly."
Cons: "The mystery chicken that appeared in each meal....it just didn't taste right. The portions / variety were sub par compared to other airlines. The other 3 FAs in my section were not smiling at all. I greeted two FAs when I boarded with a smile and a good evening and they didn't even turn to meet me with a smile or make eye contact, just a bare acknowledgment as they were busy I guess."
Cons: "The plane is such an old model with no entertainment whatever so. Food tasted bad"
Pros: "Liked the ease of boarding and cleanliness of the plane!"
Cons: "No reclining of seats"
Cons: "First I bought a ticket from Spirit Airlines SFO to MCO for 309$, then I saw charges from frontier Airline, frontier airlines bought a ticket for me too for 287$, when I was just watching checking the price. Then I compared the tickets, both the time, but from Frontier Airlines was cheaper then I stayed with frontier and cancel the other reservation from Spirit Airlines the next day I see frontier airlines also cancelled that reservation and I had to rebook another ticket for 496$, the price went up, then I had to pay 187$ extra, IT WAS A FRAUD JOB FROM FRONTIER AIRLINES, I can prove everything above with the receipts and the dates on it, the worse experience I had"
Pros: "Bag charged"
Pros: "Arrived 40 minutes early so can't be too sad about that especially since a gate was available immediately. Jet bridge in SF was heated but in Denver where it was colder and he had to wait it was not. The check in lady clearly did not care about her job at all I'm Denver. Frontier is a budget airline which for this trip worked for me as I was able to pack everything in a "personal item" and don't mind sitting in the back of the plane, I got lucky and got asigned a window seat. No drinks offeed without a charge which I don't agree with but again you get what you pay for. And it's way better than Spirit."
Cons: "Everything is an upcharge - carryon, a seat that reclines, etc."
Cons: "Flight was delayed several hours. This led to a loss of work time and money for me. I will not fly Frontier again for a business trip."
Pros: "Flight left and arrived on time."
Cons: "Seats didn't recline and website is misleading when it comes to purchasing seats. I was very uncomfortable."
Cons: "Despite the missed connection the woman at the ticket counter insisted that I would be charged for a carry on bag. I flew American instead and will be seeking a refund."
Cons: "This airline comes up with every idea possible to charge the costomer. I give the airline a star for being sneaky and sly and having rules and policies to rip off passengers. Because it is brilliant that they con you without breaking any laws."
Pros: "Very informative on where to go!"
Cons: "Not very informational on security policy"
Pros: "The flight ✈ was good accept for the child kicking my seat"
Pros: "When we got to the airport the kiosk was not working, and no one was at the counter. Checked in online, they charged us $45 per carry on (didn't read the small print, because it's so small, and no other airline I've been on charges for carry ons). To check a bag was cheaper, $35 but no one was at the counter. Also, they charged us $20 per seat when we checked in, did not give us the option of a no-charge seat online. (even though we did have tickets) So, I paid an additional $130 for the 2 tickets total. Shabby airline."
Pros: "Short duration of the flight and the staff were very friendly."
Cons: "Sitting on the Tarmac for a extra 2 hours due to a broken plane and three people getting arrested."
Cons: "The Chicago airport was terrible both times. Things not clearly marked. Staff not friendly or available. Long term parking very hard to find and pricing very unclear. Didn't realize we would have to pay additional for just a seat and carry on luggage"
Cons: "Hadnt flow in years, didnt realize they went super low budget Carry on fee? They should only be shown with other ghetto airlines like ryan air and spirit air. Kinda bullshit to pay more fees than the ticket cost when i could have gone with another carrier for like $15 more. No free drinks, including water."
Pros: "Flight crew"
Cons: "While I used to like Frontier, my expectations have vastly lowered over the last few years. I'd say they met reasonable expectations except for the new seats, which I suspect are thinner and have allowed them to be crammed together even tighter for a few more rows. My major complaint is they've taken otherwise uncomfortable seating and established a new standard for discomfort."
Pros: "Nothing at all"
Cons: "The customer service and the constant delays"
Cons: "Having to pay for a carry on. Having to pay for water on the plane!! That's insane! The fact that it's 2016 and there's no entertainment or free wifi. Ridiculous. I fly frontier out of desperation but never as a choice."
Cons: "Waiting on runway for 45 minutes, then having passengers arrested for complaining."
Pros: "Overall great experience. The entire staff was personable and it was a spurt smooth landing!"
Pros: "Getting OFF the plane"
Cons: "The new seats are flat out terrible. They're thin, poorly padded, and uncomfortable after only 15 minutes of sitting on them. I'm 6'-4", tall, but not a giant and my knees were against the seat in front of me. Legroom was nonexistent. When the stewardesses came through with food and beverages, it was $2 for a can of soda. So after paying an extra $30 to check one bag, and then paying ridiculous prices for a can of soda, and getting cramps after a 2-hour flight with no legroom, Frontier has moved to the bottom of my list for any future flights."
Pros: "I was impressed with the pilot. Had a very smooth flight. Was one of the best I have had flying."
Cons: "I had a window seat and was very cold. Crew did not go out of there way to make you feel like they cared. A "hello" and "goodbye" was the most we received. The seats could be more comfortable and roomy. Also, when we we arrived the jet bridge did not hook up properly and not one of the crew said to be careful when leaving. It was a good thing I payed attention because it was at least a 3-4 inch drop."
Cons: "The flight was cancelled."
Pros: "I really am not the type to write bad reviews, but I couldnt believe how unprofessional the crew was. They were extremely loud talking about their own personal issues with each other, barely made eye contact with any guests, and when I asked for a cup of water, I swear the woman felt like I was asking too much. It was expensive to pay for either a carry on bag or a checked bag and you had to pay for a seat if you didnt want to be stuck in the middle. Not a great experience."
Pros: "free water"
Cons: "the flight was late coming and going by over an hour."
Pros: "wide seat areas/ comfortable"
Cons: "rude crew / lost our baggage / no return calls until next day late about the drop off/ we went back to airport and pick up next day/ wasting time"
Pros: "New seats were slim and yet comfortable and full in the seat. On time departure and arrival Price"
Cons: "No coffee? tea? really? Leg room minimal Tried to choose seat online but only responded if I selected one costing yet more. Only 1 carry on no matter size Not enough space to open lap top fully with small table."
Pros: "We didn't crash."
Cons: "The flight was delayed for two hours before boarding, with no explanation. I chalked that up to winter travel and didn't worry about it. But then it was delayed for over an hour *after* boarding. Again, there was no apology, no explanation -- the crew literally said nothing to anyone until finally a clamor rose among the passengers to find out for us what the hell was going on. You know what they said? The airline was so understaffed that day that they didn't have enough people to get the baggage up the ramp and onto the plane! THAT'S why we sat there for over an hour! As well, I have never been more crowded on a plane in my life. I am a thin woman of average height, yet I couldn't put a book in the seat pocket in front of me because my knees were already touching it. Bags cost money, Drinks, including coffee and soda, cost money. And no one on the crew ever smiled. I will never fly Frontier again."
Pros: "Worst experience in my entire life. Staffs were rude, unofficial, mean while dealing with passenger..They charge 60$ for a carry on to use a over head cabin. ... Rediculous!!!!! They are very unfair.."
Pros: "Our flight didn't get canceled."
Cons: "I did not like that the airline does not mention anything about paying for carry on, paying for all drinks and food or paying to choose a seat, which were extremely uncomfortable by the way. All of these costs combine could have equaled or exceeded other ticket prices. It felt misleading and not worth the effort. I also thought that the sales pitch on the flight was disruptive and annoying. If you are going to represent yourself as a budget airline, stop trying to nickle and dime me everywhere you can."
Cons: "Everything. Frontier is awful and I will never fly with them again. They cancelled the flight for "weather" more than 12 hours in advance. By the time the flight was supposed to leave, flights were taking off from O'Hare without any problem. Next, they could not have been less cooperative in helping my find an alternative route to San Fran. After more than 2 hours of arguing with Frontier personnel, they magically found a way for me to get there via Denver. Finally, once I boarded the flight to Denver, the crew could not have been any less competent. I saw at least two instances where they had given away the seat of someone who had checked into the flight, then had to scramble to find them a new seat. Frontier is the worst."
Cons: "More delays, few answers, no satisfaction. Do whatever you can to avoid flying Frontier."
Pros: "The crew was fine."
Cons: "First, I was not made aware that checking a bag, selecting a seat, and carrying on a bag would each be extra charges on top of the ticket price. If I had known that, I would have used a different airline, because the prices were relatively similar after all of the added costs. Secondly, the actual plane ride was incredibly uncomfortable. The seats on these airplanes do not recline (which is frustrating for a 3.5 - 4 hour flight), drinks or snacks are not free, and most of the other passengers were rude and difficult. I would not recommend this airline for any flights longer than 1.5 hours."
Cons: "I had a prior international flight that landed at 5AM that morning. I hustled through customs to try to make this flight. I asked multiple TSA agents how worried I should be about making my Frontier flight and I was assured that I would have time to make it. After running through the A Terminal, I got to my gate and the doors were already closed and no agent was there. I feel let down by the TSA agents."
Pros: "The boarding process was easy enough."
Cons: "The crew was absolutely clueless. Half way through the flight no less than 6 sleeping passengers were woken and shuffled about because they discovered two other passengers had seated themselves in the priority area. I understand the desire to ensure passengers are seated properly. However, it was ludicrous to wake 6 people who were not at fault for this error on their part. They should have been more vigilant at the start, or left the rest of us alone after the fact. Terrible understanding of customer service. Also, our flight arrived early, however, they didn't have the appropriate gate available. Poor planning as we knew we'd be early about half way through the flight. Would not fly again, not because of the disorganized gate business, however, there's a real lack of customer focus on this airline."
Cons: "it took 45 minutes for my bag to come out"
Cons: "we paid for our carry on... There was no drink available... And very impolite flight attendant..."
Cons: "Crew was condescending and rude. There were young adults in a group around me and my companion, who also look young, and the way the flight attendant spoke to us about technology was rude."
Cons: "Frontier has trained their staff and written their website to "threaten" passengers into buying extra's like bags, assigned seats ."if your bag doesn't fit we will charge you 120 at the gate", I cant' guarantee a refund" "you may not get a seat if you don't buy one online (they warn you three times on the website before you can complete online check in...we were "randomly assigned" 6 seats together for free by skipping the buy seats step and completing online check in). On frontier you can only take one personal item for free. carry on is $70 (35 one way) and checked bags are $60 (30 one way)...MORE at the airport. I also fault Kayak here, they don't compare apples to apples - united carry on bags are free.. I bought 5 checked bags (6 people flying), but we decided to just do a personal item in the end. Turns out you can only get bag refunds at the airport ticket office ..not online or by phone. The ticket agent said there was no guarantee we would get a refund, but she would put a note in our record. Hmmm....prepaid $300 for a service we didn't use and may not get refunded. Online check in tries to bully you into buying seats...you have to say no 3 times before they let you complete check in. That would have been another $120 for the 6 of us. The best for last. On the return flight home, we went to ticketing agent to get refund for return bags ( the outbound ticket agent would only put a note in our record for the outbound flight, so we had to stand in line again for the return flight). She told us there was a gate change and sent us to the international terminal (a different terminal than the rest of Frontier flights). She marked the new terminal on our tickets. We were at the gate for 45 minutes and realized there were only about 10 other passengers for our flight there. I tried to call frontier on the white airport phone. They just had a recording and told me to dial an 800 number. I was on hold for 20 minutes before i got a person who said he couldn't get me any information. The flight wasn't listed on the departures board in the international terminal we had been sent to, so finally we decided we'd better go to the original gate. We had to go to another termanial, go through security again, and found our flight boarding at the original gate. The woman who sent us to the wrong terminal was at original gate loading passengers, so she knew there had been a mistake. She said they had made two announcements. The trouble is, the announcements were not audible in the international terminal. I told her there were several other passengers at the wrong gate, one of whom was elderly and would need help making the flight, No apology, and when we continued to try to get help for the other passengers, they, told us to move away from the podium or they would call security!!! ARGH!"
Cons: "The onward flight was cancelled and I wasn't provided an immediate alternative flight. On cancelling my entire itinerary, I was charged a cancellation fee and not provided a refund. I would never fly from frontier again."
Pros: "Staff were nice"
Cons: "Paid $85 for my 2 pieces of luggage - what a trap!"
Cons: "en retard de 2h pour l'embarquement et payement du bagage au retour de 45$"
Cons: "all the additional fees, cancels out any savings on fare"
Cons: "The pilots were an hour late after we had already boarded and provided no explanation or appologies."
Cons: "Delayed again. This time by 2.5+ hours. They nickel and dime you for everything. - charges to check a bag, for carry-on baggage, to get a seat assignment, for a soft drink....I will not fly Frontier again if I can help it."
Pros: "Frontier claims to be the cheapest, but they add additional fees to bring a carry on item (it ends up being cheaper to check your bag) and to select your seat when checking in."
Cons: "First of all, they charged me to check into my flight. My $131 ticket turned into $183 and I hadn't even checked in for the way back. Not only did I have to pay for a seat at check in, but I had to pay $40 to brin a carry on!!!! So what the heck did my ticket pay for?!?! Once I choked down the extra $53, I went to the gate and the flight was cancelled. The gate attendant offered a refund or to put me on a flight the next day. He wouldn't look at other airlines for me. The only nice thing they did was make the refund process easy on the phone, since I had to leave the terminal to find another ticket counter to help me. I will not be flying frontier. Ever."
Pros: "Pay extra for another airlines. Frontier is uncomfortable and you have to pay for everything after the ticket. You only end up saving minimal amounts."
Cons: "the time , the plan is not on time and the customers service they are not patients ."