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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 11h 25m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Delta ($253) and Multiple Airlines ($282), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Alaska Airlines ($698) and United Airlines ($792).
From Lihue to Kansas City, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Friday is the most expensive. Flying from Kansas City back to Lihue , the best deals are generally found on Wednesday, with Tuesday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Lihue you will be using Lihue, often referred to as Lihue Airport. You will be landing at Kansas City, also known as Kansas City Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Great crew and in-flight movies. Really nice airline."
Pros: "Crew was very attentive and the seat was fine."
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "No movie ability unless you rent the device"
Cons: "Politely asked boarding agent Michelle if my wife could be put in the isle because she's pregnant and needs to get up a lot. She rudely told me to sit down and she would call me up when she was ready. She serviced everybody else first, made us wait until last, and gave us two window seats instead."
Cons: "They didnt tell me I had to order food before getting on the plane and that I needed to download a program to watch on my phone."
Pros: "Inflight entertainment system was great; HUNDREDS of choices from movies and TV. Food packs were really good and we could reserve specific items when we did online check-in (so no more hoping they’ll have X or Y available)."
Cons: "I was sitting in 29C (aisle seat) and 2 of the 3 crew members kept running into my aisle-side shoulder and arm. I’m a bigger guy and I understand that occasionally bumps will happen, but 15-20 times on ONE FLIGHT?! The only thing I wanted was an “excuse me” or “pardon me”, you know COMMON COURTESY!"
Pros: "We arrived to check in at HI Lihue and the agent that checked me in was helpful and set off a chain of positive experiences for the flight home. Our luggage arrived moments after walking to the luggage carousel."
Cons: "Caused serious problems with our travel plans"
Cons: "We flew to Lihue on a different airline and they provided a free meal. The attendants on that flight were more friendly, carefree and smiled more. This is the second time I flew with Alaska."
Pros: "We sat in first class. Service was excellent. On time departure. Couldn't ask for anything more."
Pros: "Seat, interior setting, crew"
Cons: "Most of food options requires extra charge"
Pros: "On time. No delays, cute pilot."
Cons: "The air quality on planes is always tough for me."
Pros: "The fact we were able to upgrade to exit row easily."
Cons: "Only one free snack a cookie. Come on let’s splurge a bit we just paid over $300.00 for a flight add how many other seats you sold, two crackers really"
Pros: "Right on time. My wife and I are Seniors and don't fly that much and we found all Alaskan employees friendly, courteous and anxious to help and answer any questions. Good group!"
Pros: "Friendly captain talking with crew"
Cons: "I wish flight attendants would hold their Mic an inch from their mouth so their announcements didn’t blast you"
Pros: "Alaskan airlines- the care, the ease of getting everything checked in ahead of time, traveling wit the best friend; we both get spookebafbbmbutbiblovenuseb"
Cons: "Small complex, quit for thenfranynlike me - if you’re buy abstragerbwith a grumpy"
Pros: "They came and asked about a drink more than once. Someone noticed we needed deicing. I was able to watch a movie."
Cons: "I was nervous when the deicing liquid refroze on the wings. Mostly gone by take off. Did not see anyone recheck before we started backing out."
Cons: "Cabin cold"
Pros: "Basically on time, fast luggage retrieval, clean bathrooms, great coffee, especially the brewed decaf."
Cons: "Should load plane from rear first Takes too long to load from front to back. Biscuits are awful."
Pros: "Seemed like it was over and done so quick and easy. Recommend that route."
Pros: "Crew was fun and despite 6 hour flight was constantly engaged. The crew had a friendly, good spirited attitude!"
Pros: "We were on American Airlines to Lihue Hawaii. It was a smaller plane but the seats were roomy and comfortable. Newer plane so clean. No delays! Perfect"
Pros: "Wonderful experience!"
Pros: "Fast boarding, friendly service. No complaints"
Pros: "Everything about our round trip flight on Alaska Airlines was lovely,"
Cons: "We do however have a complaint. It was necessary for my husband to be seen by a physician in Washington who recommended he return home as soon as possible for evaluation. When we called Alaska Airline to ask about the possibility of doing so, we were told we could fly out the next day for an additional $1000.00+. This on tickets that cost us less than $600.00. We chose to keep our originally scheduled reservations."
Pros: "The entire crew was just fantastic!! Very gracious and helpful. I will continue to recommend Alaska Airlines to all my friends. Thank You for the pleasant experience!!!"
Pros: "Free WiFi"
Cons: "Not having free meals. Just a tiny cookie."
Pros: "The crew was friendly and helpful. The Wi-Fi and entertainment was great."
Cons: "We left 4 hours later than expected. Didn't get home until the wee hours."
Pros: "Not too much...just ok."
Cons: "They need to make people aware that they need to download a movie app before they fly across the ocean. No internet connection for 6 hrs and no way to watch my IPad without the app installed."
Pros: "Staff both in terminal and onboard were friendly and helpful. We were accommodated on seat changes due to young children being involved."
Cons: "I have no complaints at all."
Pros: "After an absolutely horrible experience with United, we ended up switching and booking a last minute flight on Alaska. So glad we did, they got us there on time, the plane was comfortable, snacks were good and the tablets for movie/TV watching were great. Most importantly it was a direct flight instead of 3!!!"
Pros: "Assigned seats."
Cons: "Prefer complimentary peanuts over crackers."
Pros: "The flight crew messed up, and didn't see that the people behind my row had a carseat that wasn't aloud to be in the exit row, so they asked my row to switch with them, we all said yes. In exchange for the inconvenience (especially because the seats we were moved to didn't recline) they hooked us up with a ton of free food, movies, and even beers! Everyone was so nice, and our plane had plenty of leg room. To be honest, Alaskan Airlines has become my new favorite Airline"
Pros: "What a pleasure to fly with Alaska Airlines. Have yet to feel like I was an imposition with traveling with AA. Thanks for letting me feel like a client rather than a bother. Virgin Air and AA will be a happy merge, I believe. Keep your work ethic and soar even higher!"
Cons: "Not a thing. 15E and 15F even!"
Pros: "Love the new free texting offered by Alaska!"
Pros: "Very friendly helpful ground crew in Lihue and aboard jet. Difficult to sleep on a red eye flight without pillow, blanket."
Pros: "Great staff. Friendly and efficient. The best I've experienced in my recent travels. A+."
Pros: "It was a direct flight"
Cons: "No wifi or entertainment, minimal snacks, some turbulence which made crew very rude/curse. They were not nice."
Pros: "Free wifi (for now) that allows you to stream entertainment. I bought food ($7) and it was not bad."
Cons: "No TVs (if you want to rent a handheld device to watch entertainment it's $10)."
Pros: "On time, the flight crew was amazing. Helpful and accommodating when possible."
Cons: "Jammed in seats, the inevitable tiny bag of pretzels, and no free entertainment if you did not have an iPad or other device. Long trip without anything."
Pros: "Actually Alaska was just a connecting flight to Emirates from Seattle to Nairobi, but comments apply to all flights."
Pros: "The flig t had a delayed departure so I was given a voucher for $12 to get something to eat. In this day and age I thought that was very thoughtful. Also a representative handed each passenger a chit with instructions for a discount on a future flight. Again a thought act instead of a flat response!"
Cons: "Lack of space between passengers."
Pros: "Everything was on time with departure and arrival and fly was very smooth."
Cons: "I didn't like that our 5 hour flight did not provide a complimentary meal. Also half of the crew were friendly but the other half was not so much. They also lack in cleaning up soon after serving drinks, snacks, etc.for we had to hold on to our garbage for a while. It would also be appreciated if they can preannounce and let us know ahead of time of what they're going to do i.e. when it's ok to get out of seat and when not."
Pros: "The crew and the convenience of schedules."
Pros: "Amazing service and attendants"
Cons: "Alaska does not allow people on flights booked through third parties (priceline in this case) to choose your seating, you take what you get or, as in our case - have it fixed at the gate (which they did)."
Pros: "Comfort and a warm plane."
Pros: "Great service"
Cons: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "This was a great short flight."
Pros: "Helpful and attentive crew"
Pros: "Crew was super amazing and friendly! Very good service also!"
Cons: "No seat back entertainment.."
Pros: "The best other than the fact it was packed full lol but that’s not Deltas fault"
Pros: "The flight itself was excellent. Friendly, helpful, kind — great attendants and crew."
Cons: "The flight was delayed 4 hours. We never found out why exactly. That was a little tough but staff was great"
Pros: "Boarding was very efficient. Flight attendants were helpful and kind and seemed to care."
Cons: "We booked basic seats knowing we might not sit together however we did not know they would separate children. They put my husband and I in an exit row and my daughter at the back of the plane with strangers. I was not comfortable with strangers being responsible for my child. I assumed they would seat children with at least one parent. We did ask to move at the gate and the accommodated us with the last row on the plane. No recline, no window, and right next to the bathrooms. We took it to be with our kid but this policy needs to be revised. Kids should always be seated with the adult responsible for them... who knows what kind of person might end up next to my child. Not to mention if she had needed something is the stranger gonna take care of it? It’s just a bad practice imo."
Pros: "Quick and easy boarding and departing. Wonderful and friendly staff."
Cons: "Honestly, everything was great. Food and entertainment were a little lacking but for a 3 hour flight it was more than acceptable."
Pros: "Great crew, prompt and courteous despite the short flight"
Cons: "Flight departed an hour past scheduled time due to a snafu with flight attendants: they were either absent or really late or a replacement crew. Unacceptable personnel management."
Pros: "Amazing crew"
Pros: "The crew was polite and pleasant unlike the crew from KC to Boston."
Cons: "Telling us to check bags before we get to our seat and find out there is no more room."
Cons: "Just a bunch of weather delays because of the bad storms. I did not like the selection of movies and tv shows on the delta flight. So I just listened to podcast in my phone. But other than that everything was great."
Pros: "Helpful crew."
Cons: "These planes are tiny. Our equipment was B717."
Pros: "Small plane without bells and whistles and no middle seats."
Cons: "The internet would not work. I couldn’t use any of the inflight entertainment."
Pros: "The crew really kept us updated on the many delays."
Cons: "There were SO many delays and they kept changing. At one point we got on and off the plane."
Pros: "We had the worst flight ever on Delta flight worst Attitude of the flight attendant she was very Rude i even told her she was"
Cons: "We didn't get served nothing to drink until 45 min to kc then by then i was so dehydrated i asked for a can of pop she said NO I SAID REALLY SHE SAID DELTAS NOT IN CHARGE OF STOCKING DRINKS & SNACKS SHE HAD MORE PEOPLE' TO SERVE REALLY EVERBODY IN FRONT OF US GOT WHAT THEY WANTED SO I HAD NOTHIN AT"
Pros: "The plane was not full, so the stewardess put my wife and I by the exit seats. I am a tall guy and really appreciated it!"
Cons: "Both connecting flights were very tight time wise, and the gates were at opposite ends of the terminal. Couldn’t delta flights be closer together?"
Cons: "2nd Delta flight on the same day that was delayed. This one only 44 min."
Pros: "Wonderful friendly crew. Comfy seat. Very pleasantly impressed with the comfort on a CRJ900 -- windows are large and closer to eye level, standing room is enough."
Cons: "Not the yet"
Cons: "Never made it because of my originating flight"
Cons: "The airline cancelled the flight alluring weather conditions, when the reality was they did not wanted the plane to park in Kansas. The weather conditions were even worse on the flight I was moved to, and that flight was not cancelled. They absolutely did not care about the passengers"
Cons: "Better screens for in-flight movies. More legroom or upgrade options."
Pros: "We had exit row seat, most uncomfortable ever, video devices both broken. Will never sit in exit row again would have been better off in basic economy"
Cons: "Fix broken seats and tv screens"
Cons: "They did great. The weather was poor, so it felt more like a roller coaster ride home. Made it safe and sound. Would’ve been nice to get an update is speaker about change in weather and the rough ride in store when the whole ride was so turbulent."
Cons: "Seat didnt recline and very tight between passenger seats"
Pros: "Overall good experience"
Cons: "Plane 1hr late taking off"
Pros: "Nice people"
Cons: "Waiting at gate in KC"
Pros: "Crew and entertainment options were great."
Cons: "Cabin was very loud, with jet engine noise. Could not block it out. Seats were not comfortable."
Pros: "Efficient and friendly"
Pros: "They were very helpful. I hurt my leg and am on crutches and they were extremely helpful to get me to my next gate in Minneapolis and to get me to baggage claim in Philadelphia."
Pros: "The movies kept my daughter busy."
Pros: "Professional, courteous, and responsive attendants and flight crew."
Pros: "I did not like anything all. But the to last agent to help me after I was send to different airlines"
Cons: "And when I get to US delta Airline ticketr did not even look at my ticket she just send to Virginia Australia make me walk all over. I know it supposed to be delta"
Pros: "Got to London on-time (early, actually) and safely. The in flight meal was okay. The leg room in comfort plus was great, the mobile app was awesome, and the staff (check-in, gate, cabin and flight deck) were professional and friendly all around."
Cons: "The leg room was great, but as a broad-shouldered guy, the width of the seat was miserable. Unfortunately, the Delta 767 doesn't offer any upgrade for a wider seat beyond Delta One, and my employer won't spring for that. Too bad there isn't a premium economy option. Also, the entertainment unit in the seat next to mine malfunctioned, which you wouldn't think would impact me that much except that because it was "seeing" touches randomly throughout the flight, the screen would turn on, off, brighter, dimmer, play random stuff, and just generally be as annoying as possible to everyone nearby throughout an overnight flight."
Pros: "The flight was nearly full, but I lucked out. One person in my row did not show up, so myself and the other lady in my row had the benefit of having an open seat in between us. The crew was cheerful and accommodating. They did the normal beverage service, but also brought complimentary water and coffee 3x during the rest of the flight. This was greatly appreciated, especially after 5 days of drinking and partying. My buddies and I spent two and a half days in Las Vegas for a bachelor party followed by two days in the LA area for a wedding (yes we did it Hangover style) :) Thank you Delta!"
Cons: "My only complaint was that the flight was delayed out of LAX by about 30 minutes due to the flight in-bound being delayed. However, the captain made up most of this time in the air so it ended up being a non-issue."
Cons: "We were on the tarmac for almost 2 hours. It's probably LaGuardia but the experience was very bad."
Pros: "Made the best of a overcrowded messy airport"
Pros: "Horrible seats. Scraped up my knees on a screwhead on the seat in front of me. Way too cramped."
Pros: "Boarding was delayed, but flight crew & desk staff moved us quickly through & off we went. It was efficient & well managed."
Cons: "A bit cramped on board. Thinking of the discount carriers while smooshed in with my aisle mates."
Cons: "Delays. Ways late."
Pros: "The service and non stop smooth ride. Boarding was a new experiance taking a bus to the plane. Was quick and crew helpful storing my carryon. Everyone very helpful."
Pros: "Thai was the first time in years delta was fast friendly and ONTIME with both departures and arrivals! That’s he most important to me!"
Cons: "No wifi available and The video entertainment service was bad: my video screen didn’t work- I asked for head phones and no one ever came back to me with some- luckily I had already Dwnld my own you tube and videos so I watch’s dmh own. I hope going home to hawaii these won’t be issue again"
Pros: "Excellent Detroit crew"
Pros: "The quick flight was nice, the flight attendants were super sweet and kind and were willing to give me extra snacks when I requested for them. No screens on this flight, but understandable since it was such a short flight :)"
Cons: "Flight attendant late arriving to his job causing a 30 minute delay in boarding. Desk staff at airport seemed more interested in their own conversations than helping passengers . Fight attendants seemed uninterested in their jobs and lacked warmth. 45 minutes late arriving in Kansas City no announcements from captain"
Cons: "Seats are in humane"
Pros: "Flights were on time..."
Cons: "Worst seats ever. Uncomfortable. Didn't recline and were supposed to. Was told by the attendant "that's too bad. It's supposed to" when I mentioned it."
Pros: "Clean & modern aircraft Comfortable seat Proactive customer service"
Cons: "Delayed departure (due to Air Traffic Control) Finding my bag damaged on arrival More refreshments would have been nice"
Pros: "Entertainment was great. Many options"
Cons: "When we arrived for check in we were told we did not have seats assigned, even though I had picked seats previously. At the gate we were told the flight was very full so we would not be able to sit together."
Cons: "My one hour layover turned into a 4 hour past 2AM arrival time."
Cons: "No beverages available to even purchase ! Ridiculous!"
Pros: "Smooth flight, great service onboard"
Cons: "Your seats are too small, but we know the airline industry is not gonna do anything about it."
Cons: "Food availability."
Pros: "Mostly pleasant flight crew"
Cons: "Better gate agent and mechanics"
Cons: "Everything was fine"
Pros: "The food and the movies!"
Cons: "The air on the plane was stale and I could barely breathe the entire flight. I feel sick and light headed after that one."
Cons: "The cabin was way too cold."
Pros: "Responsive and helpful crew. Comfortable seating."
Cons: "More snacks; maybe coffee or a second round of refreshments. Not much, really; it was a great experience under the circumstances."
Cons: "Left very late with very poor communications that kept changing as well as the gate info!"
Pros: "Left on time"
Cons: "Customer service was bad"
Pros: "The service was great"
Cons: "That you have to pay extra for entertainment, that you have to have your own device, and that the food was mediocre"
Pros: "The flight was shorter than we expected! And after a long flight that was most appreciated."
Pros: "plane had wifi"
Cons: "multiple gate changes multiple delays boarded and then sat on the plane never pushing back from gate"
Pros: "Thank God for the entertainment options in this flight since it is so long... seats recline a bit but the leg room is a bit small, so by the end everything hurts anyway. Had a nice dinner and several snacks. Not too bad. The crew was pretty friendly. I have no complaints at all about AA."
Cons: "Long delays"
Cons: "did not get my requested wheel chair service."
Cons: "If you get to the airport too early and there aren't any American Airlines flight before yours you have to wait for the crew to get there to open the counter and check you in. Just a couple pounds over the 50lbs and you get screwed with a $100 fee. There is very little AC in the airport and very few outlets so if you have to wait for a flight make sure to charge your devices prior to getting to the airport. WiFi on this an all other American Airlines flights I've recently taken has been useless - almost impossible to use."
Pros: "All good, on time, crew was pleasant!"
Cons: "All good"
Cons: "We taxied on the runway for 45 minutes. Grrr"
Pros: "Flight depart on time, with possible 5 minute delay. No problem at all."
Pros: "Drink service was good"
Pros: "Paid extra for more legroom"
Cons: "No Free WiFi"
Pros: "Personalities...loved their job. Great to talk to."
Cons: "Bosrdunf staff at DCA. No communication in crowded area"
Pros: "i loved everything but there should be more variety of food and snacks"
Pros: "Flight on time ."
Cons: "Beyond pritzzels pls have other snack varieties"
Pros: "Good service and excellent crew"
Cons: "Food choice are few by the time they reach the back of the plane."
Pros: "Gate attendant kept us informed frequently as to the status of the flight"
Cons: "Rudeness/snappiness of the stewardesses"
Pros: "I loved the extra room in the seating, great seats too. Plus the personal TVs and movie selection was fantastic!!! However, 1/3 of the planes TVs did not work. Luckily, my row of TVs did work and we had an empty seat between my daughter and me , so when my son's TV went out he sat in my row which did work. Great plane, once everything is fixed!"
Cons: "I paid 800.00 and no breakfast order lunch served."
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."
Pros: "Boarding and debar king was quick."
Cons: "Attendant was surly, no coffee, no continental breakfast as indicated on the reservation. Very disappointed with in-flight service."
Cons: "Cramped seating. As per usual."
Pros: "No fees for carryon, like Republic charged on the way out"
Cons: "NO seats available on booking, without paying extra. Never could sit together, even though booked together. Greedy but stupid."
Pros: "On time departures. Friendly crew."
Pros: "Long wait for take off. Everything else was great."
Pros: "The ticketing staff in Lihue was excellent!"
Pros: "We had a wonderful flight experience. Smooth take off and landing. The in flight service was impeccable! Will definitely be flying American Airlines again."
Cons: "Because it was a day later!!!"
Pros: "Much better than the trip to chicago"
Cons: "Had to wait on the crew Short fight rushed service"
Pros: "The new airplane was nice. The plane that we took to Hawaii was so old that it still had ashtrays and was super dirty."
Cons: "For some reason American has not given us any seat assignments in our trip home and all the gate agents are very unfriendly and not in HR least bit helpful."
Pros: "The price is competitive. On boarding was ontime. Though the flight was redirected to Omaha due to bad weather in Kansas City, it was only an hour late than the scheduled arrival to Kansas City."
Cons: "The WiFi was not as expected. In flight entertainment is null. Snack would have been better."
Pros: "Nice plane when we finally boarded it. Crew was very professional."
Cons: "Endless advisories, the official explanation of the flight delay and estimated departure was constantly in flux."
Pros: "very good no problems.."
Cons: "all good thanks much"
Pros: "Crew very courteous"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 2 hours. I couldn't run my business that way!"
Pros: "On time..."
Cons: "No phone charging at seats, no personal video in setback..."
Pros: "Crew was terrific"
Cons: "Cabin was a little cool"
Cons: "Very very delayed. Made traveling home difficult on me and my family."
Cons: "Didn't realize when we booked our seats that they were basic economy and we couldn't upgrade or change them. I was seated away from my husband, beside a very large man who hugged the armrest and munched loudly on corn chips. For 5 hours. Movie headphones were poor. No leg room and I'm 5'4", 125 lbs."
Cons: "The delay was horrible and the captain said it was because they needed extra sleep. I found this offensive as i was trying to complete a very long trip and was exhausted."
Cons: "Nothing. It was what you expect. Comfortable transportation and no crashes."
Cons: "First class seat and it barely reclined at all"
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "Very cramped and uncomfortable seats in Economy. 2 hours late arriving in KansasCity."
Pros: "The variety of movies"
Cons: "No daily wifi"
Pros: "quick fast and no nonsense, nothing to worry about on a 30 minutes. Hawaiian gets you there fast and mostly on time."
Pros: "Going home"
Cons: "We boarded the plane and due to "mechanical problem", we sat on the tarmac for ~3 hours before departing. This led to missing our connection at LAX and then missing our connection in ORD to State College tacking 6 extra hours to the trip. The late arrival and full work schedule the next day left me exhausted and got a nasty cold as a consequence. I find the frequency of mechanical problem delays to be high and increasing."
Pros: "Smooth landing."
Pros: "Departure was on time. Surprisingly, had row to myself, allowed for more leg room. Flight itself was smooth."
Cons: "One beverage service only. My flight to Sf had two services which included free pretzels. Attendant did not return down aisle to check on passengers after first beverage service. Seats of plane in both directions for non stop flights very uncomfortable. With no lean back seats hard to find good sleep position. I tend to sleep through early morning flights."
Pros: "Comfortable, quick, and great service."
Cons: "No food."
Cons: "No comment"
Cons: "Check in process was at kiosk was long wait"
Pros: "We toured the Boeing plant in Everett (Seatle.) I wish I had bought a T-shirt I saw in the gift shop. It read, "If it ain't Boeing, I ain't going.""
Cons: "Except in the row right behind 1st Class, the seats are kinda crammed (in.) On a commercial on one flight, during the spiel about safety, the movie screen showed about 5 or 6 cabin attendants putting up their trays in prep for landing. Tey all leaned forward as far as they could to reach their trays. I looked around. I could reach my tray with my arms at my sides. If the actual airplane had had it'w seats spaced apart as in the movie, the plane would have been fully loaded with some 35 passengers. I forgot what airline it was, maybe yours?"
Cons: "Kansas City airport is in need of a complete remodel."
Pros: "That transportation was available in Chicago."
Cons: "No problems."
Cons: "Flight delayed"
Cons: "The gate in Newark was a dump and the boarding process was chaotic"
Pros: "on schedule even though ORD had some weather issues but yes good flight.."
Pros: "The crew"
Pros: "Very good"
Cons: "Very uncomfortable seats with no leg room."
Cons: "My scooter should have been gate checked to BWI. instead it was only checked to LAX due to a error at the gate. It arrived 14choirs later."
Pros: "Good movie choices"
Cons: "No food. Just some peanuts"
Pros: "easy boarding, helpful united employees"
Pros: "I like how courteous the attendants were."
Cons: "We had many delays with the system down. We ended up in lines at the airport for nearly 3 hours. Also, it would have been nice to be given food for that long of a flight."
Pros: "I really appreciate them getting us there safely the crew was fine and it was nice to have tvs on each seat complimentary it really helps having something else to take you away mentally when physically your crammed together and it's really not comfortable or pleasant. I think the staff and crew were just fine though it's just flying has gotten to be something I don't enjoy and want to avoid as much as possible it's that way with most airlines though I think her blue is a little better on seat space and usually always has the tvs but yeah they are limited where they fly and it I is just expensive and uncomfortable to fly I think."
Cons: "Uncomfortable and expensive."
Pros: "First class it was owsome"
Pros: "Employees need to understand that many people who don't fly often have an anxiety about the whole process. Being friendly and helpful goes a long way in making the experience less of a hassle. United seems to understand this and for the most part their employees were very friendly and helpful. I will choose united whenever possible."
Cons: "TSA employees need to lighten up. I think they can still do their job and be friendly at the same time. They all seem to hate their jobs"
Cons: "United canceled my reservation without any explanation. The Worst customer service ever!!!!"
Pros: "Though the airplane arrived late for boarding (due to inclement weather and air-traffic), the airline worked fast to make sure that the plane was clean and ready to board. The hostesses were very kind and helpful."
Cons: "There were no gluten-free options for snacks. There was no entertainment, which isn't really a problem for shorter flights."
Pros: "Flight delayed for a short time, explanation given- satisfying. Delayed flight info sent via text very helpful. Flight attendants and staff, very attentive, courteous, professional and informational. Over all satisfied with United airlines, thank you for my sucressful trip to Kansas City to celebrate my grandfathers 90th birthday!"
Cons: "Waited at the kiosk at the gate desk, took about 20 minutes for an agent to appear and help with customer service."
Pros: "Quick flight."
Cons: "Flight was delayed for 40 minutes because of "paperwork" according to the pilot. We boarded the plane on time however had to sit on it during the delay. We were not informed of what was going on until we had already been waiting for 30 minutes. When they informed us of the delay they offered everyone free direct TV in flight to make up for the delay. Once we finally took off they announced that the direct TV was not actually working. The flight attendant making the announcements was not sincere and rather unprofessional. Luckily the pilot flew fast so we ended up arriving only 10 minutes late."
Cons: "The flight was delayed by over 4 hours, there was no clarity on what was going on. They made us change aircrafts, the ground staff was mean at best. In spite of the 4 hour wait they didn't even bother serving food or made any announcement to handle passenger anxiety and concerns. Delays are sometimes unavoidable and I have had experiences in the past but none that was handled this unprofessionally"
Pros: "I made it to the airport safe and sound."
Cons: "It was a complete cluster as if no one knew what was going on. Once we were finally able to board we sat on the plane for an additional 30 minutes or so because the air conditioning went out on the plan and we all had to sit there in the scalding heat while they fixed it."
Pros: "Nothing to like"
Cons: "Did not like having my flight pushed back and back and back, to then be cancelled due to "air traffic control". Did not like my flight being rescheduled to 3 days later and that day being 4th of July. Did not like buying another flight for $300 so I could get to where I was going."
Cons: "When I boarded the plane, I noticed crumbs and grease marks on my seat and crackers all over the floor at my feet. Rather than clean my area, the stewardess handed me wet wipes."
Cons: "We were delayed, no big deal. Then we got on the plane and set there on a hot plane for over 30 minutes waiting."
Pros: "Delayed in Denver"
Pros: "It's was quick."
Cons: "Delayed a bit but mostly ok."
Pros: "Chairs were comfortable on this plane"
Pros: "The professional services"
Cons: "Cramped leg space"
Pros: "Went smoothly & on time"
Cons: "Didn't see any flying monkeys going over Kansas. They promised me flying monkeys..."
Pros: "Excellent service as usual, really enjoyed your free movies and shows on the seat screens of my flight a few weeks ago thought United had really upped their game."
Cons: "How olds a plane it still has ashtrays? There was a part of a seat under me and my arm rest was broken."
Pros: "We had the best airline attendant I have ever encountered on any flight during my 50 years of flying. She was alone on the flight, yet she was attentive, efficient, cheerful and made the flight from Denver to Kansas City better than any other I have ever taken! She has a great attitude and it was obvious that she wanted all passengers to have a wonderful experience! I wish I had asked her name so that I could give her the recognition she deserves."
Cons: "Delayed flight out of Denver."
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