Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 8h 30m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on American Airlines ($173), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on American Airlines ($296).
From Knoxville to Long Beach, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Sunday is the most expensive. Flying from Long Beach back to Knoxville , the best deals are generally found on Wednesday, with Monday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Knoxville you will be using Knoxville McGhee Tyson, often referred to as Knoxville Airport. You will be landing at Long Beach Municipal, also known as Long Beach Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Air conditioning wa not working. We were in a hub why wasn't the plane switched."
Cons: "Get rid of commuter jets."
Pros: "Crew was amazing, they made sure we were comfortable and would ask if there was anything we needed."
Cons: "Nothing we had the best flight staff one could ask for, very attentive. Would definitely fly with them again."
Cons: "Commuter jet—no comfort. No jetway, we were on airplane stairs."
Cons: "Chicago to Venice flight was amazing. We were in premium economy, although the seats were larger it was hard to sleep in them, we all felt it needed some back support in order to sleep better. Crew was fantastic, would fly AA again internationally"
Pros: "It was on time"
Cons: "No boarding by zone."
Cons: "i wasnt able to select a seat when I checked in. they couldn't give me a better seat before bording and the fact that Im the one approaching then to have a seat selection, no one called my name."
Cons: "delayed/not on time"
Pros: "Short flight"
Cons: "It was so ht on the aircraft, Almost no aircirculation"
Pros: "Stairs cause me tremendous pain due to a 4 year misdiagnosed ruptured SI joint. Usually, we have no way of knowing that our flight will end with a downstairs walk rather than a ramp. I emailed American Airlines last week but hadn’t gotten a response yet so when they announced that we would exit by stairs, I was almost in tears as I gathered my belongings. To my surprise, American Airlines had a ramp for us to use. I don’t know it it was a coincidence or if they responded that quickly knowing I was on the plane through todays’s technology. I will be a fan and a customer forever."
Cons: "On time, loaded quickly,ramp access to exit the plane."
Pros: "Efficient and on time! Courteous and professional travel assistants. Nice job. Nice new planes too!"
Cons: "Traveling as family of 5 - booked tickets two months ahead and we did not sit together despite me selecting seats when I booked. They were cheap seats so I can’t complain too much but felt that could have been accomplished given the advance booking."
Cons: "Every leg of my journey was frought with issues. From weather delays to maintenance issues. The biggest issue I have is that invariably when I fly American, if I go through Charlotte, is on the whole inconvenient. It takes way to Long to get to a gate when you land. And while everyone is apologetic, I would prefer they didn't have to be."
Pros: "Absolutely nothing was good about this flight."
Cons: "An 8 hour delay to get from DFW to DC, after an 18 hour flight from Sydney. No one knew where the plane was and the delay changed from 3 hours, to 5 hours to finally 8 hours. The former, refitted United Airlines plane, with no frills, no electric outlets, uncomfortable seats, and the joke that is the "recline" position."
Pros: "When i got off the plane"
Cons: "Food was worse than prison food. It was a full flight and my entertainment screen did not work for half the flight from phl to man. Several times i was told its bein reset over the hours. Every other screen seemed to be working. I paid $1600 for this flight as it was booked a week beforhand as my mother got really sick and needed to be here. Honestly, never again. Over priced,horrible food and no workin tv. Expect more for the price. Will be my last time using them after years of doin so"
Pros: "The crew was helpful and fast in turning plane over."
Cons: "Flight delayed from 1015 pm departure to 1135pm, so I had to making my arrival at 1am. Hard are the person picking me up. Despite the fact that they moved my flight they closed the Aa lounge at 10 and kick you out, even though they moved my flight"
Pros: "Movies online you had is always awesome"
Cons: "Space on planes are ridiculous"
Pros: "Efficient, fast boarding and quick departure."
Cons: "Leg room was minimal. I am tall."
Cons: "They put a bunch of crying babies next to me, other than that it was a good experience."
Cons: "Thanks for the cheap flight. Oh wait, still over $200 and they passed out iceless water. Why can't they give coffee as an option or heaven forbid, anything other than iceless water?"
Cons: "we were delayed almost 3 hours due to an error with the gate change not being relayed to the Plane nor the Cargo crew."
Pros: "the crew was pleasant and efficient The landing was really smooth compared to my trip in the opposite direction."
Cons: "paying extra for a small seat was really frustrating"
Pros: "The crew was pleasant and I was able to sleep."
Cons: "I didn't like having retro entertainment with no options."
Pros: "Nothing in particular. They got me there."
Cons: "The usual stuff. Uncomfortable. Worse than riding a bus."
Pros: "Started when 7 am flight from Knoxville was delayed - multiple times until finally at 4 PM there were no options. Nobody with AA saying a single word all this time even when asked. Finally called their customer service line only to learn that I could get on another flight that left in a few minutes. Door was still open but gate agent argued with the lady on 800 line about who could ticket faster. By time they finished arguing the door closed. That began a 14 hour nightmare of bumping between flights and delays and the inevitable lost luggage. Paid for $300 hotel room at Vancouver that I will get to stay in for 4 hours. Will NEVER fly American again"
Cons: "Service, poor rebooking process, lack of communication."
Pros: "Great service by flight crew"
Cons: "Seat cushions"
Pros: "Pleasant flight for the hour ride. Not bumpy at all."
Cons: "No tv screens or entertainment"
Pros: "THAT i WAS ABLE TO TRAVEL AND GET TO MY DESTINATION."
Cons: "WITH A CODE-SHARE, THE TICKET SHOULD SPECIFY WHICH CARRIER I WILL ACTUALLY FLY WITH. THIS WAS NOT DONE AND I ALMOST MISSED MY FLIGHT BECAUSE ALASKA AND AMERICAN ARE IN 2 DIFFERENT - VERY DIFFERENT TERMINALS. THEN THE LOBBY AGENT COULD NOT LOCATE ALASKA FLIGHT ON THE AMERICAN TERMINAL - ANOTHER DELAY. POOR EXPERIENCE OVERALL."
Pros: "Swift boarding."
Pros: "Everything was fine. Attendants very good."
Cons: "Everything fine."
Cons: "I was delayed out of Newark due to the arrivung flight coming in late. When i landed in charlotte, i sprinted across the airport and missed the connection by 2 minutes. Rules are rules, i understand thwy cant reopen the flight for me. It happens. The frustrating part was when aa refused to comp me a hotel room. I got a voucher for a discount. The discount worked out to be 6 dollars. Not a pleasant experience."
Cons: "Prices, of course. No one wants to pay the prices. My company is small and we check pricing all the time."
Pros: "Everything was excellent about the flight. I had no issues"
Pros: "All flights were on time and the flight each way was very quick."
Cons: "The layover was supposed to be an hour...ended up taking 3.5 hours!"
Pros: "On time arrival"
Cons: "Complimentary snacks"
Cons: "Delayed 2 hrs"
Pros: "impressed the pilot was greeting passengers as we boarded AND exited.What a nice man he was too! Cheerful and friendly. Guessed I was teacher!"
Cons: "boarding is awful. People having to practically crawl over each other. Some trying to get into their seat, some have to go further, clogs if people trying to get their carry on overhead. AWFUL! WHY CANT YOU LOAD THE PLANE BACK TO FRONT!"
Cons: "How small the plane was. Not much personal space and I am a shorter person."
Pros: "We were very happy with the crew. They were very helpful and attentive throughout. One of the flight crew members even found me at customs to return a toy we had inadvertently left that belonged to my 13 month old. She certainly did not have to do that, so we are very thankful. Unfortunately, I did not catch her name."
Cons: "Unlike other airlines we have traveled that give priority to people traveling with children, American Airlines does not. That would be something that would be helpful for traveling parents. Allowing people with children to board first and get off the plane first would make things better for all passengers. Planes are also outdated. We have been traveling with other airlines that have individual screens. Much easier for people to travel on long flights when they have individual entertainment."
Pros: "Loved that he was upfront with all of us that it would be a bumpy flight after about 20 minutes, which he was correct and very accurate."
Cons: "I thought his delivery sounded a little more "worrisome" than it needed to be. I thought that he could have expressed the same sentiment, while sounding more confident in his ability and more soothing for folks like me who despise turbulence:)"
Pros: "I love landing in Long Beacg."
Cons: "Late flight and my suitcase still in Orlando (I'm in Lima)."
Cons: "I changed flights with American and flew through Charlotte I missed my connection in Charlotte because we were stuck waiting on the tarmac for an available gate for over an hour. The flight took off late, but we landed with plenty of time for me to make my connection."
Pros: "Stewardess and the staff how helpful everyone was. They offered me help when I needed it the most. I appreciate it a lot."
Pros: "Good food, my wife is gluten free and she ate well too. Snacks and drinks throughout the flight, and all the Tim Tam I could eat, if you haven't had Tim Tam, just try it and you'll be hooked."
Airlines flying from Knoxville to Long Beach have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
Masks required on board, masks provided
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights