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$328

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$164
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United AirlinesOverall score based on 68009 reviews
7.4Boarding
6.9Comfort
7.7Crew
6.5Entertainment
6.5Food
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Pros: "Free snack and drink"
Cons: "Complicated check in process for basic economy. Sat on tarmac for 30 min for gate to open up. Crew was not knowledgeable. No food, no WiFi."
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Pros: "Free snack and drink"
Cons: "Complicated check in process for basic economy. Sat on tarmac for 30 min for gate to open up. Crew was not knowledgeable. No food, no WiFi."
Cons: "Wifi only worked for a half hour, we paid extra to bring carry on bag, and the're was no space in the plane, had to send it in the cargo."
Cons: "The seats are too narrow"
Cons: "They skipped me for drinks"
Pros: "Everything was fine and normal except the crew."
Cons: "My flight was a later one in the evening but all the crew showed was that they were ready to go home."
Cons: "Zero entertainment. Too cramped"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "No assistance at all for handicap person, try to ask for help and was told grab a wheelchair and have your family push you or wait till 530 which my flight would be boardiat that time."
Pros: "Great crew. Clean cabin. United App easy and free entertainment"
Cons: "Cramped seats - no leg room (unless you want to pay much more). I'm 5'10 on a good day, so I don't know how someone 6'+ can sit in the back 2/3 of the plane."
Pros: "Comfy seats. Flights on time. Free pretzels."
Cons: "Another passenger was extremely rude to me. Causing me to have to move seats mid flight. Crew did not try to resolve the issue with the man behind me and put me in a worse seat. Horrible."
Cons: "Never enough food selections"
Cons: "Never made it and had to go yet to another desk because it was a united flight this was the worst i have ever experienced"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Pilot need to improve on communication skill, use better judgement when storm or other situations arise don't boarded the plane and let customers. Wait for 2hrs then turn back to the gate, I don't know what are the protocol, but letting cust. waiting in the plane on the tarmac for 2hrs that's unacceptable. Thank you"
Cons: "The food options are poor at best and it's really sad that they don't offer anything for free. My ticket wasn't cheap so I can't imagine they're saving me money on my ticket by not offering better food on that long of a flight."
Pros: "I was in Economy Plus and it was as nice as any type seat on any other airline."
Cons: "It would be nice if they could serve a snack in mid flight as it's a long long way!"
Pros: "Ordered the Protein Box, it was ok.. crew members nice."
Cons: "The Smell on the flight was unacceptable, I was sitting about a couple rows across the middle bathroom, and it smelled horrible, I had never had an experience like this on any other flight, I fly United many times a year, and this had me really uncomfortable for almost 5 hours, since the flight was delayed almost 1.5 hours while we sat onboard the aircraft at the gate, that had me miss dinner plans too in San Francisco as well. I really hope they can fix that, For the good of the passengers, felt like I was going to be nauseous all the time, and I'm really not someone that complains or takes time to review badly."
Pros: "Best united flight I've been on in a very long time!"
Cons: "Nothing"
Cons: "Having to pay for entertainment."
Pros: "N/A"
Cons: "I didn't like the fact I was unable to reschedule my flight due to medical reasons. The ticket I purchased was nonrefundable. I wasn't asking for a refund, I was asking to reschedule due to medical reasons of which I have a letter from my Cardiologist as proof of my condition. I saw my Cardiologist Baxter D. Montgomery, M.D. phone: 713.599.1144 on June 9th and was treated for uncontrolled Blood Pressure. I was advised to reschedule my flight after a follow-up appointment on June 23rd. On June 10th I Called United to reschedule my June 11th flight and was referred to Lowestfare.com at 800.678.0998. I spoke to Albert and explained my situation and was told that I couldn't reschedule. I asked to speak to a manager and spoke to Jane who only confirmed that I couldn't reschedule and nothing could be done. Not allowing customers with verifiable medical excuses to reschedule their flight is a shameful business practice."
Cons: "I was forced to check in my carry-on bag (and pay). My flight was delayed and therefore I missed my connecting flight. I was unable to change seats, and the United staff were I accommodating to assist with the "Basic Economy" fare."
Pros: "The free pass to united club lounge"
Cons: "They change my seat to the very last one. Flight attendants are old wrinkled and grumpy. The plane looked and smelled old. The pilot took 30 minutes to take off. Bumpy take off and it seem like the plane was struggling to gain altitude."
Cons: "Too many seats too close together. The entire trip was too hot and stuffy. The flight attendants showed minimal care about the uncomfortable hot and stuffy environment."
Cons: "Flight attendant was really not very nice at all. I felt like I was in trouble for even taking the flight. 'Move your feet. Bags have to be moved under seat. I need to see your seat belts.' She was curt, unfriendly & really made me upset with her bad attitude. Maybe she was having a bad day but I paid good hard earned money for my trip. I at least deserved courteousy & mutual respect."
Pros: "The flight attendant was one of the best ever - super sweet, funny, and accomodating. Also, the pilot nailed a super sweet landing at the end."
Cons: "Everything else. The only redeeming feature of the flight experience was the great flight attendant onboard and the fact that we actually landed at my destination. The coffee maker onboard had been broken for a long time and the airline couldn't be bothered to fix it. If I were the flight crew, I would have gone on strike. No leg (or arm) room on the express jet really punctuated a 34 hour itinerary with a sour note. I could barely walk off the plane in the end. Less comfortable than a cheap rental truck for the same amount of time. I likely won't fly again with United. I'd almost rather walk next time to be completely honest. At least it would be healthier!"
Pros: "Once we got on it went well, so I won't complain! It was a pleasant flight."
Cons: "Well my boarding group (5) was the last to board, we were informed after they shut the door and boarded all other groups that it was overbooked and that 14 people couldn't take this flight. We had 2 in our party that had made the plane (grp4, child n wife). After about a half hr of confusion and a handful of volunteers to take alternate flights, I boarded along with a friend who was traveling with me, they then shut the door behind us telling the rest they couldn't board"
Pros: "I actually got bumped from this flight to one that went directly to my final destination of San Fransisco. What a great experience!"
Pros: "Flight attendants were nice, the plane had wifi"
Cons: "We were sat against the bathroom in the very back and there is no leg room or any chance to lean back, mine and my wife's backs were very sore after the flight. The plane was outdated, I was really hoping for TV but it didn't have it."
Pros: "Everything ran on time in a smoothly Manor..."
Cons: "Not to comfortable need more space between People"
Pros: "They got us on this flight (the last one to SNA for the day) after we missed our original connecting flight due to delays on the Frankfurt to Houston flight."
Cons: "crowded"
Pros: "On Time!"
Cons: "Gate attendant had a snide attitude and made a joke about the possibility that a Samsung 7 could cause an explosion in flight over the intercom. Very unprofessional."
Pros: "Nothing good"
Cons: "They changed my direct flight to a connecting flight. My bag didn't make it either."
Pros: "I missed my flight and the front counter was very, very cheerful at 8pm and helpful. I was able to get on the last flight. There was no food or entertainment, but it's a short flight. I didn't really mind. Just happy to go home in comfort with my upgraded exit aisle seat and no one next to me."
Cons: "Nothing."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "They only had enough to food for the front of the plane , me and everyone in back was left hungry, I have never been so disrespected"
Pros: "It was awesome, I could travel on Gold gropu for a chrap pice! Simply great"
Cons: "I cannot boo up to wifi so was unable to enjoy any entertainment."
Pros: "choices"
Cons: "too much $ for 1/2 a meal."
Pros: "The plane being on time. Next time would prefer to be able to choose seats. I like the window"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "guess that the only thing I liked is that there was no problem during the flight."
Cons: "When we landed un Houston it took forever to get off the plane. It was unclear where to get my luggage. I had to leave it to pass through TSA to run and try to catch my flight from Houston to Chicago. When I arrived at my gate I got there just in time because they were starting to board the plane. I was uconfortable sitting between two men. I traveled alone. When we landed in Chicago, took forever to get to the gate so we can get off the plane. There was no entertainment, at least for me. My phone was way low in battery and ai couldn't watch anything."
Pros: "I traveled with a 2yr. Old and boarding first really helps to get settled in our seats."
Pros: "We arrived early."
Cons: "We were in group 5, We couldn't take our carry on. They ran out of space for it in the overhead bins. Had to check it."
Pros: "The only thing I have to say that is positive is that it was relatively easy to change my flight date and time in the United app once my original flight had been cancelled. The app was the only thing that helped me understand what was going on during the constant time and gait changes throughout the day."
Cons: "This airline is terrible. First we were told that the flight would be delayed 1 hour and 40 minutes. We were supposed to leave at 2139 from IAH to PHX. They changed the departure to 2309 due to "mechanical failure" of one of the aircrafts. We were told a plane was coming and that we were just waiting for another flight to Albuquerque that was delayed before us to leave the gait. Long after that first delayed flight left passengers for PHX were delayed 3 more times which ended in the final tenative departure time being 0145. We were told at 0115 to sit tight and wait because the plane was now here but the crew was still in route. Shortly after this promise, the crew showed up and everything seemed to be ready for us to board. Another 30 minutes went by and they announced that the flight was cancelled. United airlines had used up over 4 hours of changing gaits and times only to end up cancelling the entire flight. They did not offer any explanation for this nor were they the least sympathetic to the travelers who have all paid to be on that flight. The customer service was disgraceful and did not offer any type of help on reimbursement, hotel, cabs, or compensation for this."
Pros: "Wifi"
Cons: "Julie was the most rude person I've ever had the Unsatisfaction Of meeting."
Pros: "It was good to be in Houston for a brief moment!!"
Pros: "Very basic flight I can't get stars to delete Food and entrain 0. Comfort 0 cre 7"
Pros: "nothing"
Pros: "Efficient boarding and exiting"
Cons: "Spoke to united agent night before light. Re distance between gates in in Houston. Wasn't sure that I was only two gates away and I would not need wheelchair transportation. However when I re-arrived in Houston not only was I at the far end of the terminal I landed in I had to go all the way out and catch a train to a different turn on and the and the gate was not there, was train ride to different terminal, I just made the flight, but my hip is still hurting"
Pros: "Again friendly"
Cons: "Rough flight and technical problems then had to wait another 45 mins on runway to get to the door"
Cons: "The only thing I didn't care for is I sat beside a man that was 63 and weighed about 275 pounds and I had absolutely no room to sit. Also I couldn't buy any snacks on the plane because it only took cards ."
Cons: "I never made this flight because the previous flight's delay caused me to miss it completely."
Pros: "The flight was cheap and no real issues with it. I'm just looking for a cheap flight and no bags lost/delayed and I think Frontier is great! 10/10! :-)"
Cons: "Gummi Bears were out of stock on the plane but no big deal since I bought almond M&M's instead. There isn't too much leg room I guess and no TV or radio but considering the price is cheap that is to be expected. 10/10! :-)"
Pros: "Plane was an Airbus, not a 737-8max"
Cons: "Boarding was a zoo and not on time (there or back)"
Pros: "The plane did not crash."
Cons: "Aside from a 3 hour delay that made me miss my appointment for the day, *all* available seats are premium seats with a charge assigned if you choose one. But they magically get you one for free if you don't select one. The seats are TERRIBLE - uncomfortable and don't recline. They charge for a carry-on. Don't fly Frontier if you can afford any other choices. Even water or soda is $3."
Pros: "It was a direct flight and the flight was on time."
Cons: "the baggage fees were outrageous and made this trip much more expensive than if I had gone with a better airline. There is no wifi on the plane and while you can buy everything else, there is no option to buy wifi which is the one thing I would have paid for. The staff was unfriendly at best and one was very rude and frantic. I will not be flying this airlines again!"
Pros: "Air hosts and hostesses"
Cons: "Need more leg space"
Cons: "Extreme turbulence. Crew didn’t do anything to inform or keep passenw"
Pros: "simplicity."
Cons: "help but i had to pay to change my flight during Harvey. I paid double because of it. second time they did it free of charge, it should have been free of charge my ticket was 157, it bacame 300+. seats dont recline. tough for your back."
Pros: "2 hour delay"
Cons: "Long wait"
Pros: "Nithing"
Cons: "Rude attendants, filthy plane, charged for soda and ice water.. Will not fly this airline again"
Pros: "The initial ticket price. I was just needing a cheap flight to SLC from Houston to pick up my family and drive them back home. So for the price I didn't need any luggage and it was perfect and cheap."
Cons: "The lay over. The cost for a 12 oz can of soda is two dollars. The rude staff. The fact that my flight should of got there at 11:45 and instead it got there at 2:00 am."
Cons: "Extra charge for carry on bag"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Bad experience!!!!!"
Pros: "It was cheap and the pilot very skillfully navigated us around any turbulence"
Cons: "It's cramped and there isn't even water. When you add the expense of a bag and a drink, it usually is more expensive than other carriers that don't charge for these things."
Pros: "The crew was nice."
Cons: "The airline charges for carry-on bag!"
Cons: "The 3 hour delay and continued to have to pay extra for food, carry on, etc. No apology for the delay. I don't know why I bother to show up on time for frontier flights. I've not had one leave on time."
Pros: "How attentive the crew was. They took time to explain the Frontier app in great detail and answered all my questions."
Cons: "That you had to pay for one piece of luggage. I can see paying for two but not one.The rates are great but it was made up for in luggage charge and price of snacks and soda."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "There was a lot of turbulence at the beginning of the flight. I would have liked it if the pilot let us know about the bumpy ride."
Pros: "Staff was very friendly and efficient."
Cons: "Food options were awful, especially for what they charge for food."
Pros: "Flight went as expected, no problems"
Pros: "Not trying to be hurtful, but not much. The people sitting next to me were nice. The temperature was fine. Nice takeoff, flight, and landing. The seating in the terminal was comfortable."
Cons: "The boarding was completely disorganized. The crew unprofessional. I overheard one crew member say to another "What is it with these Denver weirdos?". Then they complained about work and passengers the rest of the trip. I was in the front row and they must've assumed I couldn't hear them. I could. I know you're trying to reduce fares and making it an more a la cart experience, but $2.99 for a can of soda? Having to avoid the pile of ice that was dumped by the flight crew into the bathroom sink when i washed my hands wasn't very pleasant. The chairs are still incredibly uncomfortable, even in my "stretch" seating assignment ($35 poorly spent on my part). This trip made me rethink the cost benefit of taking Frontier. Flying United or American may be worth the extra money. And that's coming from someone on a tight budget. I used to enjoy flying Frontier and love taking a plane in general. I surely didn't this time."
Cons: "You have to pay for hot tea, coffee when every other airline it's complimentary. Along with paying for carry on bags. Ridiculous!"
Pros: "Absolutely nothing the flight never took off and I never mad it to my destination."
Cons: "Everything this is the worst flying experience I've ever had in my entire life I will never fly frontier again"
Cons: "The extra charge for a seat is absolutely terrible, or risk not sitting with your travel companion! Also while the airline "alerts" you about the charge a for carry-on bag, I saw no enforcement of that rule and many passengers I spoke with stated they did not pay the extra carry-on baggage fee. The seats were terrible and the tray table was a joke. No complimentary beverages. Awful experience!!!!"
Pros: "Flight attendants were nice."
Cons: "Flight was late, Boarding procedure was not efficient it would help if they seated by seat letter when I boarded I was in seat f by the window but the other two seats were already occupied and they had to get up to let me in this happened numerous times for everyone on the plan causing a long boarding time. Plane had some off issues I think with the fuel pumps or the hydraulics there was a really annoying sound for the entire flight. No wifi Not enough leg room"
Pros: "Front tier flight was canceled due to mechanical problems. Our passenger was not rescheduled on another airline, he had to make his own reservations after that. It took him 18 hours to go from Colorado to California"
Cons: "Front tier flight was canceled due to mechanical problems. Our passenger was not rescheduled on another airline, he had to make his own reservations after that. It took him 18 hours to go from Colorado to California"
Pros: "The cabin crew were friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Fee for carry on bag. Fee to choose seat. Total fees doubled base rate ($200 to $400). Only most expensive seats recline. Did not participate in TSA Pre-check (they started a couple days before my flight but the website was not updated to tell you this nor to let you enter your KTN. If you read the website it would tell you they did not participate. If you call a live person can add your KTN to your reservation."
Pros: "Clean airplane"
Cons: "Impossible to fit through your aisle to get to main aisle if someone's seat is reclined. I literally had to crawl over the people in the middle and aisle seats because I could y walk in front of them without basically being in their laps. The biggest thing, ITS ALWAYS A DELAYED FLIGHT. I have flown frontier San Diego to Denver and OC to Denver probably over 100 times. I have ALWAYS had a delayed flight do to nothing but poor planning by frontier. It's never weather, 85: never a plane malfunction, just delayed for whatever reasons. It's pretty irritating after years of flying your airline, that you can pretty much always gaurentee a delayed flight."
Pros: "Original price, before the nickel and diming begins."
Cons: "Nickel and diming us on every single thing. Inability to use the tray table for anything more than a cup of water (that must be paid for). Charging for a carry on."
Pros: "The crew and neatness"
Cons: "Entertainment"
Pros: "flights were on time, gates close together. They had IPA beer for sale."
Cons: "seating was the most cramped I've ever experienced. I needed to get a boarding pass at the airport and low and behold all three of their machines were down. That was a 15 minute wait, compared to the normal airlines with 15 machines it was completely avoidable. I was surprised to learn carry on bags cost $40-45, putting me $20 below the cost of a untied flight."
Pros: "The crew was nice and did a great job."
Cons: "We were delayed on both flights by over an hour. The flight from Denver to Houston was delayed 2 and a half hours and I didn't feel we were adequately informed about when we would finally be taking off. Once we boarded the plane, we were delayed an extra half hour waiting on paperwork. All around it was a frustrating experience."
Pros: "Flight crew was nice"
Cons: "~3 hour delay caused us to miss connecting flight and almost miss 2nd option of connecting flight"
Pros: "Nothing!"
Cons: "My flight was cancelled."
Cons: "Didn't make the 45 minute cutoff for check-in on the flight the previous day because of hevy traffic and road work coming into Denver. I went with another airline that got me home instead of waiting until the next day"
Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Additional fee for many things and I had to pay multiple time for each fee"
Pros: "Crew were friendly"
Cons: "Airport gave wrong information, display showed gate A30 instead of the correct A11, mistake cannot just be attributed to airport but also to the airline for miscommunicating with the airport. Chairs were uncomfortable. But it was a cheap flight so understandable."
Pros: "Getting off the plane"
Cons: "- Seats are uncomfortable - My seat was dirty even after we waited for the plane to be cleaned - Seats can't recline - Tray table is a joke. Barely big enough to hold an iPhone - They charge you to pick a seat. If you want aisle or middle be prepared to pay. - They charge to bring bags on board - They charge for food - They charge for drinks, even soda or juice - They pretty much charge for everything - I will do everything I can to avoid this airline in the future"
Pros: "Boarding was fast"
Cons: "When the cost of the ticket is displayed it doesn't include the extra money you have to pay each way to get a seat, every single seat costs extra money, why not just include it in the price. Then even carry on bags cost an extra $30 each way, if you get the cheapest seats and carry on a bag, your flight ends up being $100 extra from what was displayed."
Pros: "Not much to like about being late, choppy air and a terrible flight crew"
Pros: "We arrived safely."
Cons: "Seats uncomfortable. check in terminals went down."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Ripoff across the board"
Pros: "Ticket price was refunded with no questions asked. Ticket counter clerk was very nice."
Cons: "Flight was cancelled with no rescheduling, no vouchers were given for hotel or for flights on another airline."
Pros: "It was cheap. Overhead compartments were quite roomy."
Cons: "It was probably the most uncomfortable flight I have ever had the misfortune of experiencing. The seats were like wooden benches and didn't recline. The tray is only half the size of the standard. I'm pretty sure it's going to take a few sessions with a chiropractor to fix the abuse to my spine."
Cons: "We were at the Houston airport almost 3 hours before flight time, but no one was at the ticket counter. 45 minutes later the ticket agent arrived then told (not asked) us to move aside so they could check in passengers on an earlier flight. I completely understand the earlier flight thing, but common courtesy goes a long way! The gate agent was quite curt in his attempts to board people by boarding groups. The flight crew was tired, bored and just doing a job. Frontier will not be at the top of the list for future flights."
Pros: "The seating is extremely restrictive. The seats no longer recline. Seating arrangement is a charge item. Carry on bags are a charge item. In flight beverages and food items are charge items. The air in the planes is low quality."
Cons: "The stewards(ess) are bitchy because they are trying to manage very unhappy passengers. They constantly spout warnings to shut up, sit down and do exactly as they say or you will be taken off the airplane in irons by an air marshal. There is no comfort or piece of mind on a Frontier plane."
Cons: "The price of beverages/food."
Pros: "The crew on the way back from Denver were funny and kind and extremely helpful. The flight itself was fine."
Cons: "The prices for the trip. I wish I were explained that I would have so many different prices added on to the trip price. Carry-On price, seat price, Checked bag price (why are they different prices?). Only complimentary drink is water. The trip is more ideal for a weekend trip where all you need is a backpack that can fit under the seat. Then the pricing wouldn't be so bad."
Pros: "Tickets where excellent price since We did not check bags or carry ons. Airline was on time both ways and service was good."
Cons: "You have to pay for beverages but you can fix that buying those before boarding."
Cons: "The flight attendant complaining about it being a 9 hour day . Slouching Over seats seemed to be dreading the day."
Pros: "Crew was good and seats were okay"
Cons: "Seats are very tight No space Will be my last trip on spirit"
Pros: "The Starbucks staff and not the one in terminal A. That's about it."
Cons: "It was the worst I've ever experienced to be honest. I don't need to go into detail because that's how bad it was."
Cons: "The bench style seats"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "They have a lousy service, they are delayed for everything."
Pros: "Wide aisle"
Cons: "Pilot forgot paper work and added 1 hour to our flight"
Pros: "I like that we eventually arrived at our destination."
Cons: "Gate 17 at IAH smells of what I assume can only be urine. The carpet is sticky and filthy. The gate organization is chaotic and frustrating. Low cost should not equate to what is being offered at Spirit. No pride seen by employees. Book with someone else."
Pros: "Airline assistants were kind"
Cons: "We landed and we’re told we had to stay on the plane. After an hour and a half they said we would move so we could exit and that didn’t happen for about another 30 minutes after that. What about the people with connecting flights?!"
Pros: "Got there early to destination"
Cons: "Sitting in the plane for to long"
Pros: "Price Get what you pay"
Cons: "Late flight Indifferent flight attendants"
Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Seats don"t recline at all"
Cons: "I missed this flight because of the previous delay."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I arrived at the terminal three hours early, connecting from a non-Spirit flight from Central America. Spirit employees wouldn't check me in, saying they were too busy and I need to wait, but no worry, there's plenty of time. Asked again later and was told to check in online. Checked in online and was told (after the many upsell screens) that I couldn't print a boarding pass and needed to go to a Spirit counter. Went back to the Spirit gate and they said I hadn't checked in so they gave away my seat, and they didn't have another flight until tomorrow. Did I want it? Nope. Bought tickets on a real airline. Will never, ever travel with Spirit again."
Cons: "Great flight - arrived early, super nice airplane, friendly attendants"
Cons: "The seats are cramped and on the way back, they canceled all flights back to Houston, causing us to pay an extra $600 in order to get home to work on Monday."
Pros: "The flight path selected allowed us to arrive 10 minutes early."
Cons: "I would like to see more food offerings. I would also like to see the crew have more willingness to encourage parents to control the noise of their children."
Pros: "Once on the flight, it was fune"
Cons: "Delayed by two hours"
Pros: "- It was on time - Flight crew were quite friendly"
Pros: "The flight generally was smooth.Good take off and smooth landing"
Pros: "The whole experience was absolutely wonderful. I will fly spirit as often as I can for the destinations I fly to. Great service, and very importantly to me, very good to active duty military and veterans. Big thumbs up!"
Pros: "Well they chance again for April 14 hope no cancel anymore"
Cons: "They was Cancel I hope April 14 don't happened again"
Pros: "i stayed on this plane as my flight was a connection that continued to san diego. luckily i asked flight attendant to keep me in mind for an emergency exit seat to allow me more leg room. before we pushed back from the gate she waived me over and i got an seat on the exit row over the wing."
Cons: "most all seats are for short people"
Pros: "The price."
Cons: "You have to pay for EVERYTHING and the seats are cramped. BUT I balance that out with the price."
Pros: "Checked 30 minutes before flight due to no assistance from staff with kiosk. Was not not allowed on scheduled flight. I had to rebook, costing me $99. Instead of fight that would have brought me home at 3pm, i made it to my destination at 11pm which cost me additional parking fees."
Pros: "It was a comfortable and fast flight."
Pros: "Low fare but you will spend the same choosing your seats and outrageous prices including first checked in bag and handheld bags- really? You end up paying the same as other airlines Low cost upfront, added cost later Horrible baggage delay with 5 flights - all delayed baggage"
Cons: "Customer service at Spirit (the 800 number) is out of control incompetent. So much so, I will avoid flying with them because I know if there is a problem, I am alone."
Pros: "Crew was pleasant."
Cons: "The most uncomfortable flight ever. Seats don't recline, very little leg room; not a great situation when the entire flight had nothing but turbulence. Bad taste when you now have to pay for every and any bag. No entertainment, nothing complimentary...Unfortunate."
Cons: "No water served"
Pros: "It's a plane. It was a short flight- all was fine. It was cheap, and I didn't need any baggage, so Spirit is the best airline for that. You can't beat the price. Booked the night before- about 16 hours before the flight."
Pros: "On time, plane seemed newer"
Cons: "Long line to check bags in and then had to pay"
Cons: "Flight was delayed four hours"
Pros: "Fairly low ticket price for short notice"
Cons: "Bag was 12lbs over weight limit, and the cost for that was overwhelmingly expensive....... $50 to check the bag, THEN another $55 for being over the weight limit (only 40lbs). $55 was such a extortion price."
Pros: "Fare of ticket. Flight arrived on time."
Cons: "No water, almost died of dehydration. I don't understand why it is so hard to provide your passengers with something as simple as water. The seats were really close to each other and had hardly any leg room. The seats did not recline back. There was no entertainment or power outlets. The boarding was done late as well."
Pros: "Nothing because I never made it."
Cons: "Everything."
Pros: "The crew is very helpful"
Pros: "Returning was not delayed."
Cons: "They charge carry on bag for $52. It's too much and I noticed at airport."
Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Delays Seating Space Baggage price Airline No accommodations Canceled flights Bad customer service This airline has messed a lot of people over today. It's unacceptable and you have lost customers"
Pros: "Nothing, they charge for carry on $55, each way, total rip off . I will never flight this airline again, they don't even offer water without asking for your credit card"
Cons: "Lost my luggage, delayed flights due to maintance issues. Horrible seats horrible customer service rude people."
Pros: "It got me there. The trip was arranged late, so it was good just to get a ticket. I've been on worse--but that was IndiGO in India."
Cons: "Check-in at kiosk not intuitive (nice person helped). What's "buy" a bag? I bought a bag from Samsonite; Spirit is just charging a fee to carry it. All hard surfaces inside the aircraft, so sound wasn't dampened--so noisy it was unpleasant; squalling baby noise seemed to reverberate through the cabin. Flight scheduled at lunchtime, but the closest thing to decent food on board was a bag of nuts. Didn't know it was possible to call something so little a "tray table", or a bungee cord a "seat pocket". It was an Airbus, so made weird sounds--luggage bins vibrated so badly during descent that people put their hands up to try to stop the shaking."
Pros: "All of the Spirit Airlines staff were smiling and friendly. In a busy environment this is not always the case."
Pros: "I can't think of anything that was enjoyable except we got there early."
Cons: "I was not pleased that anything over 40 pounds you have to pay extra luggage fee instead of the standard 50. The seats were really uncomfortable. It was so cold on the aircraft, and the whole experience seemed like a shakedown. I will avoid in the future."
Cons: "Services and staff are HORRIBLE."
Cons: "Rude customer service, too many errors and mistakes, 2 hour delays, never again"
Cons: "I have booked flights twice on Spirit and both times they sent an email around midnight before a 7 am flight to cancel the flight. They offered no alternative flight for the same day. They don't cooperate with other airlines to ensure their customers get to their destination. They are the WORST!! Won't ever book with them again."
Pros: "The price is right if you are going somewhere with no luggage. When they canceled the flight they refunded my baggage fee and gave me a $7 meal ticket."
Cons: "Where do I start? First off, they charge you for a carry-on (there goes the cheap price). I paid more to carry a tiny bag than I did for the actual ticket. Next, they switched the gate last minute and confused everyone. Then it was delayed an hour (one thing after another). They offer no complimentary beverages and the seats don't recline, either. It's not very comfortable. On the returning flight , they canceled the flight last minute. I am done!!"
Pros: "Nice ppl, good seats etc"
Cons: "The plane wasn't ready when it was time to board Had to change the tire which delayed boarding for 45min"
Pros: "cheap ticket & good customer service"
Cons: "they charge for everything (*but thats why they are so cheap) lol"

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Houston George Bush Airport - John Wayne (Santa Ana) Flights

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