Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Jamaica to Albany
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Entertainment options excellent. Very happy to have my own row seat (exit row)."
Cons: "Snack options (goldfish, biscotti cookie) getting tired."
Cons: "Broken tray table literally off its hinges and unusable."
Cons: "Delayed boarding"
Pros: "The crew was amazing. But there were to many people on the flight for what’s going on. There were middle seats sold and people were upset."
Cons: "My sister’s checked in luggage was in poor shape when we got it in Albany. We noticed an outside compartment was unzipped. So we checked to see if anything was missing and a souvenir from Mexico was gone. Then we realized a zipper was missing from the luggage and then decided to check all the other compartments and realized her bag of jewelry was gone. The woman at baggage services in Albany told us Delta is not responsible for lost belongings. Also tried to tell us theft is not an issue because there are cameras everywhere. Well you are telling someone that is missing a bag of jewelry that theft is not a problem. Also, there may be cameras everywhere but I doubt anyone is going to review those cameras to see what happened. I will never fly Delta again."
Pros: "I needed extra space because of my pregnancy, but didn't realize I couldn't upgrade my seat online or at check in. I was advised to tell the Boarding attendants I needed extra space and they promptly changed my seat and let me preboard. I'm so grateful and I had a wonderful flight back home. I was also very sick, so it was a relief knowing I could rest comfortably before arriving home to my children."
Pros: "The gate crew were very responsive and told us accurate estimates about the delayed departure time. They even distributed snacks for us."
Cons: "The flight crew was subpar. We had been delayed by 2 hours and they did nothing to assuage anyone’s frustrations. Service was minimal and lacklustre. In flight WiFi didn’t work with any streaming service. Plane was noisy and old. Seat was about worn through. Truly the worst in flight experience I can remember having domestically."
Cons: "Always seem to be delayed"
Cons: "Delayed for an hour because of changing tire"
Cons: "Flight was cancelled and rebooking was poorly handled. Might get bumped from rebooked flight as well."
Pros: "Entertainment was awesome. Although airlines are stingy with snacks, Delta had a good overall selection and very generous."
Cons: "Something that cant be changed overnight, however, there should be a little more Aisle space for folks pass through as my shoulder was getting beat up after every passing person and cart."
Pros: "The crew was okay. Seat was uncomfortable. Fold down table was broken."
Cons: "Delayed several times. switched to a later flight hoping that flight would not be delayed. That flight was delayed. I had to sit on the plane for over an hour before we took off. Didn’t make it to Chattanooga until almost12 am. hoping to fly delta for next trip to Dominican Rep. but now I’m unsure"
Pros: "Quick board, quick flight and everything went smoothly."
Cons: "Someone to rub my feet, but that’s wishful thinking."
Pros: "Crew was great, food was tasty"
Cons: "A little bit more leg room and newer sits"
Pros: "Just fine, beverage service was friendly."
Cons: "The entertainment system was out the entire flight. The flight attendants were just talking to each other as we left, even when I tried to say thank you."
Cons: "Smooth on time flight"
Pros: "For me the boarding was of fast"
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "Hands down one of the best flights ever. Great seats, great leg room, amazing crew; I even met some good people on the flight. All around pleasing experience."
Cons: "My only complaint is the food. Some of the other airlines feed us real food, I want to pay for something a bit better. Still a great airline!"
Pros: "Friendly fast service to Albany"
Cons: "The EXTRA upgrade price from coach was a little bit better than economy coach but not much."
Pros: "Crew was nice, despite multiple hoardings and time delays."
Cons: "Plane was originally set to leave at 11:30 am, but was delayed until 3:00 pm for equipment. We boarded the plane at 3:00, the door was closed, and 30 minutes of waiting at the gate, where told to deplane, and the flight would leave at 5:06. There was another flight to San Diego, also delayed for hou"
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "No food was served"
Pros: "Lisa @ the Boston Delta check-in counter is AMAZING! She's super helpful and essentially saved our vacation! Her coworkers say she's the best and I couldn't agree more! Delta is very lucky to have someone like Lisa on their team!"
Cons: "Nothing to complain about! If I really head to be picky maybe the in-flight meals were smaller than I expected. But again, nothing that bothered me"
Pros: "Left on time, landed early"
Cons: "Asked a crèw member to put my bag in the overhead , didn't like his attitude,also asked him for a soda, didn't get it, got it from another attendant"
Cons: "The overhead didn’t fit my standard and I ask the gate attendant and she assured me or would. Otherwise excellent game"
Cons: "plane was a bit old. tiny tv screen"
Pros: "After the long overseas flight this was quick. Nice that it included snacks and beverages."
Cons: "Had to sit on the run way a bit as we were coming in at Albany but not for very long."
Pros: "This was the most professional crew we have seen in a long time. What a difference a good crew makes."
Pros: "everything was perfect. Even though our flight was international the delta airline app allowed us to complete check in process without major delays. - 5 star in flight service and flight attendant personnel"
Cons: "I liked everything"
Cons: "The attitude of the employees."
Pros: "Comfortable seats"
Pros: "Loved how there was food to purchase on this flight. Great from having to run from one flight to the next."
Pros: "Quick service, good information."
Cons: "Not applicable, it was a good flight."
Pros: "Newer plane, even though it was a short flight there was a choice of movies and tv shows. Crew was very nice."
Cons: "I couldn’t watch a movie and I couldn’t fall asleep because the the person in front of me had a light on."
Pros: "The crew was amazing. They were attentive and very professional"
Cons: "I upgraded my seat and paid extra for one with more room. And I wasn’t impressed with my upgrade, doesn’t feel like more leg than regular seats. Comfort was below average. The crew"
Pros: "Good selection of movies/shows."
Cons: "Flight was delayed half an hour due to “medical emergency”. Guy passed out as we were about to take off so we turned back to the gate and sat on the plane for over 30 mins while we waited for medical personnel to check the guy out. Then had to wait another 15 mins for the fuel truck to refill us because we had burnt so much sitting there. I understand that we had to turn back due to his condition but why was he not removed from the plane and put on a later flight when he felt better instead of making all of us late? You would think after all this the crew would be kind and appreciate our patience but 2 of the flight attendants were the exact opposite of that. Both of them were very short with people and the one kept rolling her eyes at people as they were handing out drinks. The only thing I would give 5 stars is the tv entertainment. My seat wouldn’t even recline for me to enjoy though."
Pros: "Nice smooth flight"
Cons: "The flight was quite smooth."
Cons: "Mechanical failure had to switch planes an hour and 20 minutes late"
Pros: "Crew was excellent everything served was of great quality, all the amenities were solid and flight was comfortable and on time."
Cons: "The only complaint was the extreme use of air conditioning that made it a necessity to use many blankets to keep warm from freezing."
Pros: "In-flight entertainment (if you brought a tablet or laptop with you), yummy gluten free pretzels, good flight attendants."
Cons: "A complimentary sandwich would have been nice for a 4 hour flight."
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "Nice plane."
Cons: "No in flight TV."
Pros: "Crew was good."
Cons: "Plane was late"
Pros: "Delta service and conford are great."
Cons: "Pay for wifi"
Pros: "The crew is always great. I liked the environment was cooler. It doesn't need to be refrigerator cold but keeping things on the cooler side is helpful."
Cons: "Boarding class and queuing for boarding is always a clusterf***. People will crowd the gate and board with the wrong class and that creates anxiety and leads to edginess. If a system could be worked out and enforced that would help."
Cons: "Flight from LAX to SAN was good once we got across the airport from Westjet terminal to the Delta terminal. LAX is never simple! Comfort on aircraft today is never comfortable unless you pay the extreme pricing of premium seating."
Pros: "Very quick flight, arrived way before the estimated time of arrival."
Cons: "Did not allow use of exit rows to improve social distancing (those seats “not in my class of service“). Flight was crowded."
Pros: "Attendants were nice and cordial and made the flight seem like a breeze."
Cons: "Wish the plane was little bigger and not overbooked. It’s not good with people who have claustrophobia and bad anxiety."
Pros: "I did not take the flight, I stopped in Miami instead."
Cons: "Don’t know because I did not take this flight."
Pros: "Everything was pretty smooth, on time, as expected, no problems."
Cons: "The entertainment access from my device was unusable due to unavailability of downloading the proprietary American Airlines APP. I had the GoGo In Flight app installed but that wasn’t enough. A better system should be in place."
Pros: "The flight attendants were absolutely incredible. One of the best crews I've ever flown with."
Cons: "The checkin in LAX airport was confusing. We didn't need visas to travel, but the lady insisted that we needed. An AA supervisor had to intervene to check us in."
Cons: "Flight was late for no apparent reason"
Pros: "The crew was very polite and helpful as the flight attendant was still new."
Cons: "It was FREEZING on the plane."
Pros: "The plane was nice. The captain was friendly and informative, and the flight was great."
Cons: "The food was pretty mediocre with a small soggy sandwich that I didn't bother to eat. They force you to watch a very long and extremely boring trailer for Disney. You can't turn it off and have to sit through one bugman movie trailer after another."
Cons: "Hard to say...it seemed good. I would have liked complementary baggage check"
Cons: "Didn’t get my whole can of soda and pretzels are cardboard."
Cons: "Have coach passengers prepay for meals"
Cons: "Plane was old and dirty, would not recommend."
Pros: "I flew business so it made a difference in the overall experience. Crew was pleasant and served beverages as soon as I boarded. Also, received a pillow and blanket as it was chilly on the plane."
Cons: "No complaints, everything was perfect. It's worth it to spend the extra cash and fly business."
Cons: "No food on the International flight from Kingston to Miami."
Cons: "I will never fly with American again."
Cons: "Mobile boarding passes did not work and required us to go back to the service counter and print the tickets. Luckily we had time but this was a hassle given we were traveling with our 3 year old. The woman at the service desk quickly helped us print the passes but stated the mobile boarding passes tended to not scan. They should have told us to print the passes the first time we were at the counter if they knew the mobile passes tend to not work."
Cons: "Delays, seats are cramped and uncomfortable"
Pros: "I liked the arts and craft show that was showing on the plane."
Cons: "As I came into the airport I went to a kiosk to check in and the attendant at the kiosk basically took over my passport and started pushing buttons that I never asked her to push. I eventually got my boarding passes only to find I wasn’t assigned a seat for the first flight and I will get it later at the gate. After getting through security my name was called for a extra security screening which I thought was interesting since I have Global Entry and am an American citizen. Weird. Because my name was called I had to get to the gate early. Upon arriving to the gate the gate agent confirmed I have extra security screening and she would assign my seat soon. After waiting some time she assigned me to a middle seat in the last row of the plane! After boarding someone came and sat next to me that was overweight and should have been charged for 2 seats. With such a long flight it’s the least American can do."
Pros: "The crew handled the emergency very professionally"
Cons: "Nothing was good! Horrible horrible airline!"
Pros: "They were pretty much on time."
Cons: "The Gate Agents give NO information that could be useful. A passenger is at best a Number. I would not want to be non-traveler."
Pros: "It’s a jet"
Cons: "Boarding terrible at DCA, seats cramped"
Pros: "that i finally came home"
Pros: "Friendliness of gate staff"
Pros: "The pilot did a great job flying. Very smooth."
Cons: "The flight attendants were pretty mean and just overall dissatisfied. Apparently we had community water to share? Everyone gets water from the same bottle?? Too strange."
Pros: "Quiet, easy to sleep on"
Cons: "Running late, but only by 30 mins. Better than it could have been!"
Cons: "30 minutes late taking off. Therefore arrived late."
Cons: "I did not like that the airline would not give a seat on an earlier flight so that I would not have to spend so many hours in the Chicago O'Hare airport. I did not like that the airport only allowed me thirty minutes of access to the internet. As a result, I could not work while I had to wait for my flight. Finally, I did not like that the airline lost or delayed my bag."
Cons: "No headset for entertainment"
Cons: "Baggage was damaged, which required a claim to be submitted. Company policy requires me to take the damaged baggage home, empty it, and return it to the airport. The airport is 1-1/2 hours from my house. They inconvenience me by handling my baggage like an ape and then continue to inconvenience me by requiring me to go way out of my way to get it repaired. American Airlines apparently does not understand what customer service means."
Cons: "American destroyed my family vacation. They took four days to not get us to Dublin. Stranded us in Chicago and had to use my own money to fly back to California without a vacation. Don't do it."
Pros: "no fresh food"
Pros: "The crew were fast and friendly but maybe too fast. It felt a bit rushed."
Cons: "It felt a bit rushed."
Pros: "Ease of checking in by agent. Courteous and friendly staff. On time departure"
Pros: "Nice crew,very efficient."
Cons: "Boarding was slow. Flight to Chicago which was at the same gate took way too long to board. Could not figure out the problem. Took WAY too long to get wheelchairs to unload passengers off the plane that was to take us to Dallas. Sat on the tarmac for additional 20 min. Delay cost me an additional 2 1/2 hours later in Dallas and FIVE hours in London airport!!"
Pros: "The plane was new and beautiful"
Cons: "The attendants at the gate we're completely unhelpful. We had booked our tickets separately and we're attempting to get a seat together it took a very long time for the person to say no to us but he said he was helping us and then did that reprinting the same seats we had. He just didn't seem to care at all about anything that was going around."
Cons: "The quality of the plane was a real shock after the excellence of the others on this holiday. It was impossible to sleep which was really needed on this particular leg of our journey. I asked if there was a spare pillow because I had a bad back and needed lumbar support. Also we paid a lot extra to book our seats and I could really not see why. I assume it was for the pleasure of sitting together!"
Pros: "All flights were on time and the flight each way was very quick."
Cons: "No yves on the plane like delta. Flight delayed 5hrs"
Cons: "No food chips chips very POOR POOR"
Pros: "Flight was on time with no problems. Had to check my carry on due to lack of space but my bag arrived quickly at my destination so this was not a big deal."
Cons: "Boarding is always a free for all. Even though passengers are called in groups no one listens and the boarding process never seems very efficient."
Pros: "how fast we boarded the plane."
Cons: "The crying babies"
Cons: "delay , i am of the opinion that american airline will be late every time . it took two days to go to kingston jamaica from miami intl on 8-4-16 this should be 1. 30 hrs. that was verry poor and return on 8-28-16 flight was delay , i could understand this but two days is a bit too long . ,this happen to me so i not happy . frankie arboine"
Pros: "Everything was very good!"
Cons: "Seats too close, can hardly turn around!"
Pros: "The seats had head rests"
Cons: "Rude staff, flight was delayed. No food or drink service."
Pros: "the crew was great! boarding was a breeze - not a single flaw!"
Cons: "Honestly, one of the best flight experiences ever."
Pros: "Great crew!"
Cons: "Everything was pleasant."
Pros: "Left on time. Deplaned into a tunnel, which was great because it was raining"
Pros: "Flight was delayed by 3 hours. Hostess was super loud repeated destination at least 100 times."
Cons: "Pilot was calm and understanding"
Pros: "Very nice crew"
Cons: "Endless delays on top of delays."
Pros: "It was efficient."
Cons: "Crew wasn’t too friendly but not unpleasant either."
Cons: "Worst customer service ever."
Cons: "Rude crew members."
Pros: "Short flight - 37 minutes or so."
Cons: "Bathroom door kept swinging open."
Pros: "Nothing at all."
Cons: "We were 2 hour 40 minutes late due to no crew available. What happened to planning for contingencies? Just confirmed how horrible United Airlines has become! (They used to be one of my favorites!0"
Cons: "The flight on the way west was awful. It left Albany almost two hours late making me miss my connection to LA. At Newark airport the next two flights were overbooked so United put me up in a hotell The next morning the first two flights were overbooked but they put me on the third flight. That was supposed to come into LAX a half hour early but a passenger became very ill so they landed in Des Moines for the medical emergency. I realize that wasn't United's fault, but I don't think it should have taken so long to take off, and we were well over an hour late upon arrival."
Pros: "Not a whole lot, the flight and comfort were fine. The flight attendants were great."
Cons: "There was NO entertainment on board unless you paid $7.99, including watching the progress of the flight from Montego Bay, Jamaica to Newark."
Cons: "Flight was rescheduled because connection was missed due to United"
Cons: "Flight 1039 dec 16 was delayed due to late inbound arrival to Aruba. United gave the reason "delayed Maintenance" which United denied as mechanical failure. We missed connected flight to Albany. United gave us only option: morning flight to Washington and then To Albany which is inacceptable option. We took rental car. Also: Workers at Newark do not coordinate. Super Slow and give disinformation."
Pros: "Made up all delays in the air"
Cons: "2.5 hour delay!"
Cons: "The prior flight was delayed because after taxing, a crew wanted to remove an uncooperative passenger and went back to the gait. Subsequently, we arrived in Washington DC with only a few minutes before our next flight Albany was scheduled to leave. Because we had to do check our carry-on bags, we were 5 minutes later to the gait where the airline refused to wait for us to board although another passenger who did not have to wait for her bag was able to board the flight Albany. We therefore had to take a shuttle to Reagan international Airport, fly on a different airline to Hartford Connecticut, rent a car and drive 2 hours to finally reach our destination in Albany."
Cons: "I don’t like that you have to purchase WiFi and movies. My first flight was with JetBlue and they provide those things for free. I do not understand why United doesn’t do the same. Overall I was disappointed for the amount of money I spent on the flight and being told I’d have to purchase movies and WiFi"
Pros: "Complimentary drinks"
Cons: "Boarding was long"
Cons: "2 hours delay"
Pros: "The crew was cool very nice and helpful"
Cons: "Too cramped and took forever to board"
Pros: "The fact that the flight was untime and the staff courtious"
Cons: "The rules of basic economy are far too restricted"
Pros: "Smooth flight. Great landing."
Pros: "Staff were friendly"
Cons: "The staff were very nice but should have told us about the delays which added up to over 5 hrs. And they lost our luggage. This Newark to Albany flight is known for beinh incredibly unreliable."
Cons: "United flights always delayed!"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "No wifi"
Pros: "Flight on time"
Cons: "Nothing to drink offered, not even water"
Cons: "Flight delayed in Washington, then after we boarded sat on a hot plane for an hour while flight crew did "training". United never apologises for delaying flights, seems like they don't care for the customers at all."
Pros: "Plane was delayed for over an hour, not on schedule."
Pros: "The staff was wonderful"
Cons: "Bummpy ride"
Cons: "High fare"
Cons: "My flight was delayed by a hour and a half. They originally advised us that the delay was due to cleaning the inside of the airplane for the next passengers then they said they were fueling the plane then finally admitted there were maintenance issues with the plane. The delay cause most people to miss there connecting flights and have to stay the night since it being late evening. Inconvenience to customer"
Cons: "Cancelled due to Maintenance. No Communication."
Pros: "Airline personnel were friendly and smiling"
Pros: "In air television .. Seats were comfortable. Arrived earlier than expected"
Cons: "Enjoyed the entire flight."
Pros: "Same as above"
Pros: "The flight arrived 20 mins early."
Cons: "Had to wait too long to pick up luggage at baggage claim."
Cons: "Had to wait to fly out on the plane for about an hour. It was hot inside the plane, needed more air flow"
Cons: "It was very hot on the plane"
Cons: "Did not offer much food or entertainment options that were free. Flight was also delayed a hour and 45 mins."
Cons: "Air conditioning was poor"
Pros: "Nice people"
Cons: "Had to pay to escape the previous flights conform fattys"
Cons: "boarding needs to be more organized.... the group numbers was a no go. food choices sucked"
Pros: "The pilots and flight attendants were excellence..."
Cons: "The boarding procedures are too long and unorganized."
Cons: "Last seat of the plane again"
Pros: "Didnt like anything. Hate little planes!"
Cons: "Even though plane was not full, I wished my seat from the very last row was moved closer to front or center of plane. Would you like to be seated next to bathroom for a 40 minute flight??!!"
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "See first leg response above"
Airlines flying from Jamaica to Albany 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 Jamaica to Albany
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Jamaica to Albany
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Jamaica to Albany
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Jamaica to Albany
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