Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Illinois to The Bahamas
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Coffee was super week No movies ORD-JFK"
Cons: "Tv dont work in a fly of 4hr 30 min"
Cons: "Was 2hrs behind schedule"
Pros: "Free wireless"
Cons: "I'm not in Charlotte"
Pros: "Seats are comfortable, main reason I like this airline. Crew was nice."
Cons: "The screens on the back of the seats are showing their age and the controls on the armrests are causing your neighbor to change your channel or the brightness of the screen. Letting everyone stream content to their own devices would probably be a better option, with safe charging available."
Pros: "Service was awesome, 100% recommended"
Pros: "The crew was good, and they tried to make up for the delay with a gift certificate"
Cons: "More than three hours of delay because there was no crew assigned to that flight"
Cons: "The food can be better."
Pros: "Loved the roomy seats"
Cons: "Sound system was low quality. Hard to here the movie."
Pros: "Unbelievable for the price."
Cons: "Nothing bad to say."
Pros: "The rescheduling of my flight via a phone call"
Cons: "The delay of course"
Cons: "2 hours late!"
Pros: "Clean plane"
Cons: "Took 3+ hours to get in the plane"
Pros: "Pilot’s smooth take off and landing."
Cons: "The weather haha."
Pros: "It was a great trip for the cost."
Pros: "Free WiFi. Cute vids for Holloween"
Pros: "Seat space for each passenger"
Pros: "Turbulence, wait time before landing and staying still for long periods on bothends"
Pros: "crew was supportive. wifi in the flight"
Cons: "the wait time and the boarding, off boarding of the flight. No electricity in the aircraft."
Cons: "IT WAS TWO BOURS LATE!"
Cons: "could not make it in time. Then we got on plane and pilot said it was an electrical problem on the flight but the generators were now up and at em again. Very hair raising ride for me - got in at 2:30 am with another hour to drive home - and I lost a LOT of confidence which I have always had in Jet Blue. I hope this is not the future we can expect with you"
Pros: "Everything,the crew etc"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "How easy it was to board"
Cons: "When I asked if there was any chance I could sit with my family they were nice enough to change are setting. Just a thought if the setting is random when you check in for your flight somewhere the computer should at least work with putting the last names together just a thought."
Pros: "Cheerful, efficient service. No hidden costs. Free gate to gate WiFi. Comfortable seats. Never flown them before and they are now at the top of my list."
Cons: "Nothing yet."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable."
Cons: "Flight was very late leaving Chicago. We sat on the plane for quite a while (over 30 min) shut up tight with little air circulation AND no information about why we were not leaving the gate. Flight crew were not very friendly - almost "marched" up and down the aisle and barked at people."
Pros: "Adequate leg room and ability to take a carry on we if your extra charge"
Pros: "comfortable seats TV great beverages--actually get can or bottle"
Cons: "when we checked it, did not put us together"
Cons: "I missed my second flight because my first flight had a 5 hour delay. UNACCEPTABLE. They should always have a back up plan if they come across mechanical issues. TIME IS MONEY!"
Pros: "Seats were pretty comfortable with decent legroom."
Cons: "Plane was freezing cold, but a blanket had to be purchased."
Cons: "We arrived later for almost 2 hours"
Cons: "Going there was no snack or coffee especially an early flight."
Cons: "There were no immigration arrival cards on the plane and we sat in the plane for an hour after landing. Inexcusable"
Pros: "On time!"
Cons: "No movies just Direct TV."
Pros: "No gate, waited 2 hours in plane"
Pros: "We got there safely"
Cons: "Crew seemed rushed and tired. Short answers. Couldn't hear the call to board or instructions from the Jet Blue area where you could recharge electronics, so the crew seemed peeved when I didn't have my passport at the ready. I expected a much more upbeat and festive feel going to a happy place like Nassau but instead felt pushed along."
Pros: "Everything is ok"
Cons: "Not a thing"
Cons: "When I scanned my boarding pass the Jetblue staff member told me my carry on was too big and had to be checked. This was puzzling to me because I travel often and do not have a problem with that bag. As I was sitting on the plane I saw everyone's bag's were bigger especially the man next to me. His was significantly larger and he had a large duffle bag between his legs causing him to manspread into my area. and yet i was told "make sure your purse is under the seat" seriously?! What about his giant duffle bag and huge carry on roller?!"
Cons: "Turbulence was terrible, understand that is not JetBlue issue - wanted to note."
Pros: "Flying Friday before the holiday could alway be a challenge but we arrived only a couple minutes late. It was a perfect flight even with a full house."
Pros: "Captain and crew"
Cons: "Luggage handling"
Pros: "The ride was smooth"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Information about length of flight and what to expect. Smooth flight"
Cons: "My tv screen didn't work"
Pros: "They refund me the money"
Cons: "I almost lost my international connection, had to pay double to get my destination on time"
Pros: "Ez check in with kiosk"
Cons: "I would like to see an organic food option, even with a fee if necessary. Recommendation, fruit like banana or apple. Certified organic."
Pros: "Smooth flight"
Cons: "Tvs were off for the entire flight, and no explanation."
Pros: "Extra leg room"
Cons: "On both legs of our vacation, going and coming we experienced long delays , 2 hours Boston.to Vhicago and 3 hours Chicago to Boston"
Pros: "This was my first time with JetBlue and I was pleasantly surprised with the size of the plane. It was pretty comfortable"
Pros: "The flight attendants have so much patience, it’s amazing. Because passengers are idiots."
Cons: "Do you really need to charge every person to pick their seat?"
Pros: "quick and easy flight"
Cons: "no entertainment screens at all!"
Pros: "Leg room in comfort +"
Cons: "Removal of food trays could be done sooner"
Cons: "Got delayed"
Cons: "It felt like the flight attendant had a long day. Chairs weren't super comfortable."
Pros: "Yes crew was great"
Cons: "More leg space"
Cons: "No sandwiches for sale just snack boxes"
Pros: "Flight was mostly uneventful, which is great! Right after takeoff we made a complete circle and no information was given as to why, but we assumed it was air traffic."
Pros: "Crew was very congenial, upbeat, and accommodating. As there were several rows with no passengers, the crew offered me a seat in an empty row for my comfort and it was most appreciated"
Cons: "Nothing I can think of."
Pros: "Crew was amazing. Pilots were attentive to kids and answered questions. Everyone was very welcoming and helpful."
Cons: "They didn't have some of their food options (and they apologized for that up front), but then ran out of the others by the time they got half way through the plane. That was tough for a five hour flight that went through dinner time."
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."
Cons: "More leg room and seat width. I don’t like having other passengers pressed against me."
Cons: "Let passengers know from JFK there is a shuttle or air tram to your actual gate of departure. This could help with what the passenger may have as carry on item"
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and helpful. With the plane full they managed to serve all with smiles on their faces and solved all problems, including cabin luggage problem."
Pros: "The turkey sandwich was okay."
Cons: "I was seated next to an extremely large man. I possessed only half of my seat for the duration of the six hour flight. I asked a flight attendant to move me but she said the flight was full. There should be a protocol for passengers over 300 lbs."
Pros: "Crew really was cheerful and happy"
Pros: "My flight was missed due to immigration taking almost 3 hours to get through the line. Delta went out of their way to make sure that I was able to get to my destination on a later flight as comfortable as possible."
Cons: "Maybe not traveling through Atlanta if there is immigration clearance involved. I was really slow."
Pros: "Seating lacked the ability to recline in any way. There were no snacks or drinks whatsoever"
Cons: "The seats could recline. On a top tier airline I expect comfortable seating that declines for the price"
Cons: "At least one hour late"
Pros: "Quick deboarding process. Attendants also wonderful. Diverse staffing. Attendants were friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Bumpy flight. But it was a short flight and they tend to be bumpier."
Pros: "I liked the cookies and juice. The interactive screen to watch something. The cleanliness. The price. On time. The service. Thank you. The excitement of flying."
Cons: "A three hour delay on the first flight and a hour delay on the second..."
Pros: "The crew at the airport was very courteous and helpful."
Cons: "No food; not even offered water; I asked a Delta employee about our seats and she was very unprofessional (mind you I'm traveling with kids and my boarding pass said that seats were to be assigned at the gate)."
Pros: "I can’t make it in mexico city on tuesday, wednesday’s performance had to be cancelled and we need to pay the cancellation fee 11500 mexican pesos, please reimburse on the credit card"
Cons: "I can’t make it in mexico city on tuesday, wednesday’s performance had to be cancelled and we need to pay the cancellation fee 11500 mexican pesos of the studio and musicians"
Pros: "Everything. Very nice accommodating ok"
Pros: "It was short and fast."
Cons: "Super noisy due to being in the last row! Couldn’t even watch a movie. Bathrooms were so dirty and door didn’t close properly. Air vents didn’t reach to aisle seat. Awful."
Cons: "Being delay"
Pros: "food was pretty good."
Cons: "a bit squashy in the seat. Inability to go online and select my seat without having to ring Delta and they do it."
Pros: "Movie selection was great!"
Cons: "Due to a family illness i was not able to make the 1st leg of my roundtrip flight to Santa Ana. Not only was i forced to buy a brand new flight to get out to Orange County, i was charged $150 JUST to be able to keep the 2nd leg of my trip, which i'd already paid for. It's the 2nd Time Delta has done this to me in the space of 2 weeks and it's absolute Idiocy. Gouging you loyal customers like this is NOT how you do business."
Pros: "Not sure who thought every passenger is 5'6 but for the rest of us, the seat pitch is ridiculously close. Like knees to the seat in front close. I'm 5'10 and I was very uncomfortable the entire flight."
Cons: "See above"
Cons: "The boarding process doesn't make sense. My seat assignment was changed for no reason, and I didn't have a say in it. I was put further back on the plane. Not happy about that."
Pros: "being able too use our electronic devices in Wi-Fi mode the whole time. Last time I flew everything had to be shut off during take off and landing."
Pros: "We didn’t order food and there was no in flight tv/entertainment"
Pros: "Where the flight attendants on my AeroMexico portion were authentically compassionate, the flight attendants for delta were superficial. The flight attendant,while serving us drinks, started saying what great passengers we were but her flight from Dallas the day before was definitely a feeling the effects of the full moon. This was our first interaction with a flight attendant. She had no basis for saying we were great and as we didn't have a relationship other than ordering drinks she had no basis for complaining about her Dallas to us. She would leave it to us that she was being put upon by the customers that she was getting paid to serve. Where the Aeromexico flight attendant genuinely enjoyed serving her customers."
Cons: "They forced everyone in the third zone to check our hand carry and there was no entertainment."
Pros: "on-time and quick boarding times"
Cons: "Waiting too long before take off with no circulation of cool air"
Pros: "Two Delta agents a kiosk assistance were not aware of the Hurricane Irma policy of waiving baggage fees to my destination. I informed them that the website indicated it would waive baggage fees to certain destinations if checked in at the airport before a certain date. Another Delta agent nearby had to show them a copy of the policy before I could get my baggage fees waived."
Pros: "Friendly Staff"
Cons: "Check in was very hectic due to limited staff and getting bumped by the red carpet flyers. Boarding is always a little congested due to the lines. Better snacks please!!"
Pros: "Everything was pretty good like usual, except when we landed we sat on the runway for 45 minutes waiting for a gate as ours was occupied by a plane that was having mechanical issues. Not great."
Pros: "Delta is always running behind."
Pros: "Movie selection"
Cons: "They want us there at 4:20 for a 6:20am flight but Clear doesn't open until 5. I was through checkin by 4:23. Why bother if one can't get to the breakfast facilities for another half hour plus? Then Peet's had no pastries."
Pros: "Staff hospitality"
Cons: "Deboarding delay, seems typical"
Pros: "Left reasonably on time, arrived a bit early, able to find overhead storage for my roll-on, even boarding in Zone 3"
Cons: "Very tightly packed; minimal comfort for the flight."
Pros: "I liked how how accommodating the Korean Air and Delta Air staff are. From boarding to in-flight, they were all smiling though i know they were tired."
Cons: "The movie selection was limited."
Pros: "Crew was pleasant and helpful"
Cons: "In flight internet didn't work at all Seats were incredibly tight"
Pros: "Food in first class was quite good. Flight was smooth, and arrived early."
Cons: "The boarding agents lost control of the crowd form the get go. The first class cabin crew on our side of the plane was inattentive, though it appeared on the other half of the plane the crew was very attentive. This is one of the poorer first class seats in the industry. The "lie flat" seat is just that, a lie. It is pitched at an angle, though not as steep as some. Foot cubby is narrow and constrictive, bordering on claustrophobic."
Cons: "6 hour delay"
Pros: "Clean environment of the terminals and the speed of the shuttle."
Cons: "no comment."
Pros: "It took off on time and life was good."
Pros: "Great service!"
Cons: "Same as previous response."
Pros: "The entertainment was amazing"
Cons: "We were delayed multiple times and landed extremely late"
Pros: "Very affordable! Traveling can be difficult, especially from Chicago O'hare - one of the busiest airports in the country - but everything was made easy for me and was a breeze!"
Cons: "No complaints here!"
Cons: "bag got lost checking it at the gate in dtw, bag went to santa barbara, completely wrong airport. huge inconvenience"
Pros: "Almost always on time, captain keeps us updated, friendly airline staff"
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "Everyone was polite, helpful, and courteous."
Pros: "There were too many gate changes ."
Pros: "I like that they have complimentary snacks"
Cons: "Delay boarding and then dropped us off at a remote runway and had to wait 45 minutes for a bus to main terminal!"
Cons: "Due to the delay which caused us to miss our connection we had to get a hotel, which we had to pay for. It also caused me to miss work the following day."
Cons: "4 hora de retraso ni una cortesía empleados bien carnepuercos"
Pros: "Price space, time"
Cons: "Waiting.. but better to be early than late"
Pros: "Everything was pretty decent.. Best part was the price.. Boarding was good staff was good"
Cons: "Wasn't enough room.. kind of tight.. Couple more inches all around would have been perfect though"
Pros: "Ease of travel"
Cons: "No dislikes"
Pros: "No complaints"
Cons: "The flights were delayed multiple times. No communication at your gates. Oh and I think my favorite was changing terminals and gates 5 TIMES within 1 hour at DFW! RIDICULOUS AND UNACCEPTABLE. NEVER AGAIN!"
Pros: "All personnel where polite,helpful, and respectful. Greg to have wifi and power chargers."
Cons: "There was no real entertainment on the screens. No movies."
Pros: "Everybody was nice my ride was comfortable and they treat me with respect"
Cons: "I like everything"
Pros: "On time."
Pros: "very good no problems.."
Cons: "all good thanks much"
Pros: "My back is probably even more worst than what it is ,I had poor back support...u had to sit up the wholetime and no pillows.Wish you all had reclining seats and a Lil pillow or something.Everytime I travel I'm never comfortable sleeping,if the trip is far."
Cons: "The seats,no cushion ,no pillows."
Pros: "Left on time arrived on time."
Cons: "We went to the gate early and it was printed on our boarding passes. We left to get some food and came back and tried to board. The gate agent was incredibly rude and sarcastic about telling us that the gate had been changed. They also tried to sell us 3 upgrades when we were trying to get our boarding passes."
Pros: "The ride was smooth the airplane was the food was OK the stewardess were kind"
Cons: "The ride was smooth the airplane was the food was OK the stewardess were kind"
Pros: "Staff friensly"
Cons: "Multiple delays and gate changes the last when we were already were to start boarding Aircraft seating had some issues."
Pros: "I loved the entertainment options"
Cons: "I did not like"
Pros: "It was a good nice ride. The employee was nice."
Cons: "No AC or USB charging ports, no individual entertainment screens."
Cons: "We wait to long for the connection"
Pros: "Rough landing"
Pros: "Everyone was friendly and helpful"
Pros: "Price no delays"
Pros: "Customer service was great"
Cons: "The landing to New York was very scary,"
Cons: "Out of certain food items that should have been available"
Pros: "The chairs where comfortable and there was a free movie"
Cons: "The sound for the movie didn't work, the atenders dI'd not do any thing tI make uo for it. There was no complimentary snack. Loading on was a mess, not organized well."
Pros: "We had a small technical glitch and the pilot kept us updated. Nothing is more difficult than not knowing what is going on."
Cons: "I don't know, I've yet to actually make it to Fort Lauderdale!"
Cons: "Horrible delays and many gate changes"
Cons: "There's no room for non skinny people. It was awful"
Cons: "They have taken all the joy out of flying. Cramming more seats on planes, makes them uncomfortable for anyone over 5'9""
Cons: "Decided to have a glass of wine -- had to ask the F.A. twice for my change. Dont feel they( F.A.s) were especially friendly."
Cons: "Delayed as well!!!"
Pros: "Great service."
Cons: "Seats to small lol"
Cons: "We were not allowed to check bags because our booking had less than an hour between flights! We were going on a 12 day trip from Chicago to Italy and at the airport we're advised we can bring our luggage!"
Cons: "Seats were hard, worst I've ever experienced. Seat power outlets were inconvenient."
Pros: "The directTV was great."
Pros: "Loved the Great Falls airport!! Who goes to an airport that has leather couches that you can lay down on and take a quick nap!! Beautiful airport!!"
Cons: "You are required to pay to watch the tv. It's free with Delta."
Pros: "Excellent all the way!"
Cons: "It took about 30 minutes to get luggage in Atlanta"
Pros: "easy transfer"
Cons: "had to transfer"
Cons: "Left about 15 minutes late."
Pros: "Excellent service and friendly staff"
Cons: "Absolutely not enough room to stretch your legs"
Pros: "same as above"
Cons: "same as above"
Pros: "Getting to Charlotte"
Cons: "Plane dirty. Windows dirty. Extremely bumpy. Seats clostraphobic. Sat too long leaving"
Cons: "At least one check-in baggage should be free for the price."
Pros: "Overall service."
Cons: "Impolite Lady Gate Agent."
Cons: "Too cramped, fligjt delay of over an hour"
Cons: "lost our bag, crying babies, uncomfortable plane"
Cons: "Delayed almost an hour."
Pros: "Everything was on time"
Pros: "Overall fine"
Cons: "Why should I have to pay to watch tv? I know you don't have to pay on Southwest, Virgin America or Jet Blue. Not sure that a very (and I mean VERY SMALL) snack can be considered food"
Pros: "On time, gates were close together"
Cons: "I had originally booked an isle or window seat and ended up in the middle This made it very uncomfortable"
Cons: "The delay"
Pros: "Getting from point a to point b."
Cons: "Lack of good free snacks. Not getting free bag checked."
Cons: "Deverted to Newark to get to portland"
Cons: "Never made it so I can't rate it"
Pros: "Everything went smoothly"
Pros: "Large plane very comfortable"
Pros: "Staff was great"
Cons: "Second delay in a row"
Cons: "Delays both ways"
Pros: "Smoothly and on time"
Pros: "Willingness to check carry ons for sold out flights"
Cons: "Choosing of seats process. My traveling partner and I did not get to sit together on way home. Everyone was nice and got a free upgrade but would have been nice to sit together"
Cons: "Fine until the unexpected stop but has to be done"
Pros: "Very respectful and loved all the smiling facez"
Pros: "Excellent choices, comparisons, easy to use, updates"
Pros: "Bigger planes"
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "Prices to watch Tv"
Pros: "Overall nice service and nice plane united is on my top list for flying to mexico. Liked the free snack and added culture."
Cons: "Didnt like having to pay for tv. At least have a free channel or cheaper."
Pros: "All went as planned"
Pros: "American Airlines saved the day!"
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "Same as above."
Cons: "Same as above."
Pros: "Seats were fairly comfortable"
Cons: "Only one free snack option and I don't like ranch flavor. A bag of popped corn is $4"
Cons: "The seats didnt have a lot or room."
Pros: "I liked getting to my destination safe and back safe."
Cons: "I didn't like the pulling off or the landing or the rocking while flying."
Cons: "We landed in Msp and waited 1 hour for our hate it was horrible!!"
Cons: "United airlines.. Terrible"
Cons: "When about to get on plane, carry on taken to checked bags; 5 people already on plane were required to come back off and check bags. I begged not to have to check because I was flying to Nicaragua and was worried my only bag would get lost. I was right -- it did not arrive in Nicaragua until the next day. We sat on runway for 45 minutes before departure so United could fix BOTH sets of the plane's wings lights. Why did they not discover that at any time BEFORE we all boarded or while we were boarding -- NOT first when deciding to pull away from gate. Delay caused many to miss connections."
Airlines flying from Illinois to The Bahamas have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Illinois to The Bahamas
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Illinois to The Bahamas
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Illinois to The Bahamas
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Illinois to The Bahamas
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Illinois to The Bahamas