Late gate change. Delta’s gate 37 is actually gate 24B- of course it is because it’s LAX. Delta staff acts as if 37=24B is the new math and we are stupid to not know this conversion. Delta staff acts surely and borderline hostel. Not sure if this is LAX or Delta’s culture. Either way, it stinks.
Pros: "Delta is the airline to fly if you have to fly (like I did) during a pandemic. They made sure at every turn we felt as safe as possible. They had passengers distanced from each other the whole time, handed out sanitizing wipes as we walked on the plane, made sure folks kept their masks on, gave us individual little baggies with snacks and water bottles that also had individual hand sanitizer packets. I felt so much more safe flying Delta on my way home to Hawaii in July than I did when I flew American Airlines on my way to the mainland in June."
Pros: "Great crew, comfy seats and efficient boarding!"
Cons: "Every time I fly from Brazil to USA and back I always can carry to luggage of 23kg in American Airlines but this company only allows 1 luggage and they charge me 90 dollars for the second one that’s bad"
Pros: "Crew was amazing"
Cons: "Gave the option to chose seat"
Pros: "Friendly flight staff, on time service."
Pros: "Good on flight entertainment"
Cons: "Tried to select my seat 2 weeks out from flight. Was told by multiple delta employees I can only change at the gate. Was unable to change seat and ended up getting downgraded to middle seat middle row. Rude flight staff that barked at the passengers"
Cons: "Delayed for an hour because of changing tire"
Cons: "Smooth flight, great crew."
Pros: "Nice smooth flight"
Pros: "Flight crew was ok and boarding was really quick"
Cons: "Terminal 2 security at LAX is awful and inefficient Also plane had a malfunctioning switch and it took them 1.5 hrs to fix while we are on the plane. This was 1.5 hrs delay on a 58 minutes flight. :("
Pros: "The plane and entertainment system was good. The cabin crew was a little slow. But all in all it was a good flight."
Pros: "Crew ok . Seat not so comfy"
Cons: "Delayed 4 hours at LAX and even though we made it to the gate to fly out on our connecting flight they had given our tickets away and booked us on a flight 5 hrs later. They told us our bags would be transferred. They werent and now both my daughter and i are starting out a dream vacation with no l"
Pros: "The seats were very comfortable even though legroom was limited in the basic cabin."
Pros: "Let's start from the beginning. The flight was delayed for over an hour. Despite guaranteeing anyone with a connecting flight would all be taken care of, here I am still stuck in Amsterdam airport... delayed another 10 hours. The service after arrival was poor and slow..2 hours to get new flight"
Cons: "The travel agents assisting should have been ready for the number of passengers and triaged accordingly. They did not. Which meant a lot of us standing in line for hours missing new connecting flights."
Pros: "Inflight movies and charging stations at every seat at the delta Gates and at every seat on the plane."
Cons: "We had originally reserved a window seat and an aisle seat but when they changed our flight they put us by the window seat and the middle which we didn't like."
Cons: "the flight was delayed by about 90 minutes and the gate was changed two times."
Pros: "One of the flight attendants was nice."
Cons: "5+ hours and just some bagged snacks. Had to wait forever for soda. Screen was difficult to work - touch wasn’t working. Much smaller program selection than flights 6 days ago from RSW to LAX via ATL."
Pros: "We boarded close to on time, no hassles. Allowed my husband and me (retired military) to board early, thank you."
Cons: "LAX security is awful. We never left the airport (arrived LAX from Sydney AU) yet were forced thru security again. Had to remove shoes, was scanned and "frisked" by TSA to get to Denver. To go to Australia, Denver TSA waived the removal of shoes, skipped the scan for the metal detector and no one touched me, ditto for LAX on the trip to Sydney. Where's the uniformity or standards for TSA?? Why did I have to be subjected to this garbage on the way home?? This is why I despise flying. It makes no sense to me. This ruined what was a great vacation."
Pros: "Great entertainment options and food selection, just wish they had the selection they advertised..."
Cons: "Booked the flight and paid extra for the main cabin selection to guarantee sitting with my husband. Got to the airport, app had already pre-checked us in and my seat selection was changed! Not sure why I paid extra when they were just going to chpose my seat anyways (DL 2222 on 11/6) Hoping my return flight this not have this happen..... Will be calling Delta when we get home."
Cons: "We had to wait at the customs for nearly 1.5hrs, then pick up our luggage, then check in again!!! We were running and got on the plane 10 mins before the departure. Super stressful!!"
Pros: "Boarding was on time and the process was efficient."
Cons: "The flight attendant could not serve coffee or tea due to "no potable water" onboard! The electric outlets at each of our first class seats were not functional, both the USB ports and the electric plugs did not work so we were not able to charge our phones during the flight. When I mentioned this to the flight attendant her response was that she had not received a report that the electric was not working. No other assistance was offered. There was very little legroom even though these were sold as first class seats. The plane was old and dirty, the armrests were sticky."
Pros: "Once inside the plane every thing was excellent. Very confortable. Great costumer service."
Cons: "They changed the gate it was unclear and hard to find someone to tell us where to go. Once we found someone the lady yelling at everyone where to go was very rude and rushed. Once we found the second gate the crew at the desk was very nice and helpful."
Pros: "Food was ok."
Cons: "Flight attendants could have been a little more friendly and helpful."
Pros: "Had to cross terminals and the pathway was closed due to an international flight landing (poor planning on LAX part) so had to exit and reenter terminal through TSA. Flight delayed an hour then cancelled due to control panel failure. 10pm flight became 12am bus (and originally told it was 11.15pm bus which was "stuck in traffic" when google map traffic was all green). Got back to SD 4 hours after scheduled time."
Pros: "Empty seats, room to spread out"
Pros: "Got an upgrade to econ comfort"
Cons: "WIFI wasn’t working. USB charging port wasn’t working either"
Pros: "The flight attendant in Delta Comfort/Main Cabin was very nice and made for an excellent trip. Smooth ride and on time. I like that!"
Cons: "My row didn't have sound on our entertainment system. I was able to move to another seat and they did compensate the couple that was next tho new with beverages and miles to their account."
Cons: "Although I understand the needed delay, it would have been nice to have been served ice water in the hot cabin, instead of a small cup of tepid water."
Pros: "Crew was very nice, boarding went smooth and flight was on time... No complaints!"
Cons: "Got stuck for two hours sitting in the plane because the computer systems went down."
Pros: "Hassle free left on time arrived early San Jose nice airport and drive to red wood city picturesque Staff friendly and cookies great"
Cons: "On this occasion I actually enjoyed it all"
Pros: "we got on another air conditioned plane"
Cons: "We initially were put on a plane with defective air conditioning.... it took 90 minutes to finally decide to put us on another plane. The older planes have hardly any room under the seat in the isle seats."
Pros: "Worst experience ever."
Cons: "While my experience with Virgin Australia was good, I will not book with them due to the co-share with Delta Airlines. I missed my connecting flight from LAX to JFK due to additional security screening. As such I was advised to head to the Delta terminal to be booked onto the next available flight to NYC. After waiting over an hour in line to be seen by a staff member, I was told that they couldn't change my ticket as it was a Virgin flight. The same staff member didn't seem to even understand the concept of 'co-share', and also told me that because I booked through Kayak and not Delta that they could not help me. This makes me think that booking through a third party is a risky move. I was told there was absolutely nothing she could do, and that I would have go to a Virgin Australia Counter. This involved taking all of my luggage from Terminal 5 - all the way to Terminal 3. I was assisted by Virgin Australia, where they apologized for my experience, and confirmed that it was Delta's responsibility (and that they were capable) of rebooking my flight. Virgin booked me onto a later flight, but I still had to walk back to Terminal 5 (Delta) to give them my checked luggage. I was once again told that I didn't have the right ticket (details listed Virgin and Delta flight number - so this was way too confusing for them). Finally they printed my a boarding card and took my bags. I then ran through security and to gate in time for my flight. Flight was fully booked, due to a many people no doubt experiencing the same thing. Food was awful. Was a big step down from the Virgin flight in every aspect. There was not a single Delta Staff member who would even try to understand or be helpful. I will never fly with Delta again."
Pros: "I got home."
Cons: "Staff is ticketing were unhelpful in straightening out Boarding process. I ask for help and the agent came over and read the computer screen to me as if that was all he was there for."
Pros: "Service was ok food also crew was friendly"
Cons: "Check in bags and carry on policy and space on airplane is stupid"
Pros: "This was a code share flight on a delta ticket but a virgin airline, the entertainment was great with the seat back selection, the seat comfy and the staff friendly."
Cons: "Firstly check in was a nightmare, travelling on a Virgin Australia Flight from LAX - BNE and a connecting flight BNE - PPP (Proserpine) all with Virgin Australia, and they claim they don't have the ability to tag your luggage the whole way through??? (I understand I have to collect it on arrival into another country and then take to a bag drop) but with the same airline they claim they can't do this? I travel a lot and with many other flights internationally and I can tag my bags with different airlines all the way through, but NOT WITH VIRGIN WITH THE SAME AIRLINE ALL THE WAY THROUGH? They can't do it? Then 2 hour delay on the tarmac after taxiing out from the gate at LAX, which got us in late to Brisbane. The food on this leg LAX-BNE for the vegetarian option was terrible, which was strange as on the fist flight over from BNE-LAX it was the best vegetarian food on any flight I've ever had. Strangely 6 months out from our flight I tried calling Delta to upgrade our tickets and was told they had no way of doing it as the Delta computer system isn't linked Virgin system. Then calling Virgin to upgrade I was told I can't as it is a Delta ticker. We tried again a week out from the flight and got the same response and told to try at check-in. We tried then at check in and told they have no idea how to do this as only so many seats are allocated to Delta tickets and they can't access the Delta system?? So very frustrating and we could never upgrade?"
Cons: "The fact that seats could not be reserved ahead of time. Having them assigned at the gate is illogical and does not reward the passengers who reserve / check ahead of time. Additionally, it creates unnecessary rush at the gate."
Cons: "Boarding. Was late because 1- airplane arrive about 10 minutes late and 2-have to wait passengers coming from Orlando."
Pros: "We were late leaving and missed our very tight connection at JFK. When we went to an agent we found we had been already rebooked on another flight through Detroit arriving 2.5 hours later than original. Our luggage was also rerouted to follow our flights and was there in Phoenix!"
Cons: "45 minutes is too tight a connection in JFK when you have to change terminals even if the flight were on time!"
Pros: "On my last 4 trips in 6 mos I've flown United, Delta, and Hawaiian, to Cancun Mexico on United Aug 2015' , to Puerto Vallarta on Delta December 2015, Hawaiian to Honolulu December 2015, and Again on Delta to Honolulu Feb 2015. Hands down Delta IS THE BEST, there nothing better then having Free movies to pass the time, from TV to HBO and SHOWTIME and Current Movies in the theaters TODAY music, games, etc even free headsets any eye cover to rest ALL FOR FREE Delta isn't so worried about charging for eveything, a happy traveler is a repeat traveler, that is DELTAS GOAL Happy repeat travelers I voiced my displeasure with Hawaiian after finding out on my Day flight over I get charged $10 for blanket n pillow and free ( bad ) meal. Then on red eye home it's free blanket and no food, I can bring my own better food, and blanket which I do, but to charge for entertainment is the worst thing ever, AND EVEN FOR SIMPLE MUSIC WAS A CHARGE, SUCH POOR SERVICE Delta hands down IS CUSTOMER SERVICE ORIENTED PERIOD DELTA DELTA DELTA I'M FOREVER YOUR HAPPY TRAVELER,"
Cons: "The snack boxs are kinda unappealing, I bought both and they were jost OK, But that's fine I can bring food simply enough and would have but I was running late, Happy traveler"
Pros: "Timing and Service"
Cons: "Space between seats too reduced"
Pros: "Flight was very good. We look at t.v. and watch movies to make the flight short."
Cons: "I didn't like when I call and ask about the delayed when told that they were waiting on equipment, then when we get to the airport was told that the flight was a international flight that was running late. The Lies!!!!"
Pros: "I liked that I was able to go to sleep."
Cons: "When boarding I had no sets assignment which I never enjoy. It was 5 minutes to boarding, I still didn't have a ticket and the agent was quite rude when I inquired. In fact, for the majority of the time before and even during boarding he was laughing it up and chatting with ticket agents at a neighboring gate. Then I did board, the ticket was not clear what my boarding group was so I missed out on boarding early. When i get to my seat I have two people completely unwilling to move to let me into my window seat, but are all too eager to tell me to be sure not to hit them. This flight was after a long layover and after a long flight from japan and was a horrible end to an otherwise beautiful trip."
Great staff for a short flight. Super friendly! Thank you all.
Cons: "Good flight"
Cons: "Several people got on the flight with no face mask on. The flight was completely packed, there was no distancing at all. The boarding process required me to walk past everyone as my chair was in the back and I was last group to board (unlike other airlines that have switched to back to front boarding to reduce people coming in contact with each other) As I walked down the PACKED plane mot people had masks on incorrectly (hanging off one ear, down around their chin, nose out, etc.) some people had no mask at all and the flight attendants did nothing. It seems like they were doing nothing to keep passengers safe from COVID-19 spread. Compared to Delta, American Airlines was terrifying to fly, I find not feel safe at all."
Cons: "Sat cheek to jowels in middle seat. Seems like a train wreck about to happen with Covid"
Cons: "Original flight we booked would have taken us overnight. But it was canceled so we had to stay overnight in the airport"
Pros: "Not much crew stayed in back almost the whole 6 1/2 hr flight and seemed not to friendly"
Cons: "It would have been better if they had departed when they said they were going to after a delay. Flight was delayed first 1 hr then two more hours. The airline finally posted that it would depart a 4 PM and we didn't even start boarding until 5PM. Then they tried to rush us on so that everyone was standing on the HOT jetway for 10 min waiting to get on the plane. Plane didn't take off til 5:35 PM. Over all on this trip I had three flights that were delayed. I'll think twice before taking American Air again."
Pros: "The crew was great except the steward making announcements was difficult to understand at times. She sounded as if she had laryngitis. I hope she is doing better."
Cons: "Entertainment cold have been provided for the clients"
Pros: "The Flight crew was courteous and took care of us despite a series of extremely unfortunate circumstances."
Cons: "Due to a computer malfunction we were stuck on the tarmac for some time, when it was decided to find a new gate to return to. /The tech crew eventually gave the all clear and upon returning to the tarmac, the same computer malfunction occurred, and again we had to return to the gate. This was all totaled 2.5 hours on the Tarmac. Finally, some 5 hours late we departed Miami in a different plane. Upon arrival in Phoenix, the captain wearily announced that there was no ground crew awaiting us, so we had to wait some time on the tarmac there to disembark. Never before had I heard a airline captain encourage the passengers to write a letter of complaint to his employer."
Pros: "very attentive steward, nice snack choices"
Cons: "they allowed too many late people to board after departure on a 100% full flight; not due to lines, but because they were late to the gate"
Pros: "Awfully rude flight attendants Took multiple buses I guess American doesn’t pay good money to the airports"
Pros: "Boarding went fine"
Cons: "Plane was old and uncomfortable, no in-flight entertainment unless powered by your device, scattered crew and little service for 4.5 hour delayed flight"
Pros: "Newer plane."
Cons: "Flight delayed by 3h."
Pros: "eh, mediocre but usual service from a US airline. Just enough to get you from point A to B, but you’re exhausted once there."
Cons: "too little leg room, and quite uncomfortable seats, couldn’t relax and was cramping from being unable to move more than an inch."
Pros: "upgraded to business, which made for a nice ride home."
Cons: "seat and monitor seemed to have minds of their own, but only caused a minor inconvenience I'm frustrated with AA's information on movies, which is questionable and unrealable. For example, the recently released film 'Coco' was listed as PG-13 and not included in the "Disney" category. "Justice League" was listed as R. There are several other examples of misinformation in their movie listings. For parents who use the ratings as one piece of information to guide their children, it would be nice to have correct information when making selections. this problem is not new; it's been this way for over a year now. I hoped that over time they would get it right, but alas, it remains inconsistent at best."
Pros: "I got there safely."
Cons: "I will never fly American Airlines again. From the moment I checked in with the ticket agent to getting off the plane it was a disaster. The ticket agent was rude, hostile, and dismissive. Employees walked through the line at security forcing everyone to consolidate their belongings to one bag. I had a large wallet in my hand and was told I had to step out of line to put it in my backpack. They only allow you one bag to carry on without paying extra. At the time of boarding they announced that the overhead storage was full so even those that paid extra were still forced to check their bags. The plane was dirty, the service was slow, overall just gross. They don’t have WiFi or in flight entertainment so I paid the $20 to purchase the WiFi. It was worthless. I couldn’t stream anything, even music kept stopping to buffer. I understand it will be slower then on ground WiFi, but it was impossible to watch anything and a complete waste of money."
Cons: "American Airlines won't let you buy emergency row exit seats (or bulk head) because the 'code share' prevents them from advance seat sales. I was told I could do it at check in in Los Angeles. But those seats were sold out long before we even got to LA! I contacted American Airlines Customer Relations about 1 month prior to my flight. I completed their online form detailing the problem and asked if there is any way I could buy extra leg room seats. But they never even bothered to respond. I got the automated email acknowledging receipt of my complaint and assuring me I would be contacted soon. NOT!!"
Pros: "The entertainment system and quality of selections"
Cons: "Sun Light from another passenger’s window was shinning in my eye. But I suppose that’s not Americans fault lol"
Pros: "American gate agent started mandatory bag check unnecessarily...plenty of space in overhead compartments."
Cons: "American gate agent started mandatory bag check unnecessarily...plenty of space in overhead compartments."
Cons: "AA gate crew checked my bag at the gate, but to the wrong person!! I missed my flight because I had to go find it in baggage claim, take a taxi to another terminal, hoof it across the terminal to TSA pre-check which was 45 people deep and slow as a snail, then run to the gate (which was at the ooooother end I originally entered through). I missed my flight literally by 3 minutes. There was no one at the gate to help me, AA staff kept telling me to go to different places, getting a new flight was INSANE. The whole experience was a pure nightmare."
Pros: "Price, new plane, interactive system"
Pros: "The plane was newer, drinks are available. Seat only reclines half an inch or so so get ready for that."
Cons: "Crew on aa is the worst bunch of entitled fools, almost as horrendous as united."
Cons: "Missed this connection"
Pros: "Boarding was quick and easy, no problems or hassles. Seat reclined and was reasonably comfortable. Left early, arrived even earlier."
Cons: "Crew was more robotic than human, which is bexoming a trend on AA. No smiles, no acknowledgment, just doing the job of handing out food and picking up trash. No personal touch whatsoever. Food was subpar for an AA flight, especially international. Entertainment system has many defects and problems, for example "search" is useless. Uninspiring and forgettable film choices as well. The knob to control air flow was broken which made it chilly. To finish as I started, a more engaged and pleasant crew could have made all the other things more palpable and acceptable. They were just too cold, like the temperature in the cabin and distant."
Cons: "Nothing was together, missed connection. Had to buy a hotel in Phoenix"
Pros: "just Ok for everything."
Pros: "Slept through the entire flight, ground crew got me from gate to seat ASAP."
Cons: "Everything was good, so no problems to report here!"
Cons: "Flight delayed 3 times, mini plane."
Pros: "Business seats comfortable."
Cons: "Crew was friendly. Not always professional."
Cons: "There was no food offered. The stewardess was not happy to be at work."
Cons: "People still using mobiles as we were taking off. Crew seemed not too bothered."
Pros: "Would I like everything"
Cons: "I like everything"
Pros: "I liked that the plane was clean, that the staff consisted of somewhat normal, more mature people, and that water and carry-ons are free."
Cons: "I felt that having to pay $50 extra for a seat when I checked in was pretty deceptive and unethical. I think most people would agree that when they purchase a boarding pass, it is assumed that it includes a seat. Having to pay extra for a seat was something I did not plan for and it was out of my budget, but I had no choice, because I had to get home somehow! I'll be going without groceries this week due to this unplanned expense."
Cons: "I NEVER TOOK THE TRIP I WANT MY $$ MONEY BACK"
Pros: "Got us on the flight and in the air fast."
Cons: "They had plane issues and then the flight was delayed and then they changed our gates."
Cons: "I purchased my flight at 5am the morning to fly out at 930 to be in ucsonbe for 12a. And when i make it to the gate they tell me im a no go. Thant my paymenr was not process but yet i never got an email or call saying different. I recived my boarding pass and my payment was pending!! I got the door shoot in my face and customer services was so rude i ended up buying anothete flight to tucdon with South West. Never flying AA. Pluse getting two shuttles to get onto ur flight is ridiculous!!!"
Pros: "Short flight"
Cons: "No console for personal entertainment"
Pros: "i hate it coz i hav to pay another $98 just to have a seat. I thought if you purchased a ticket it comes with seat."
Cons: "i hate it coz i hav to pay another $98 just to have a seat. I thought if you purchased a ticket it comes with seat."
Cons: "I could not change the flight with less payment so I missed the flight and booked another one."
Cons: "It cost me $86 dollars to supposedly upgrade my seat to an exit row with tons of leg room. Granted there was plenty of leg room but the seat was extra narrow to give room for an emergency exit if necessary. I'm not huge but I barely fit in the seat. It was an uncomfortable squeeze which of course got worse as the flight continued. I complained to an attendant that the seat was too small and he had no remedy. If I was a few pounds heavier it would have been impossible. You'd think they would warn a customer of the narrower seat. It's so obvious that it's all about profit for the airlines which sickens me."
Pros: "The sexy flight attendant"
Cons: "Nothing to complain about lol"
Pros: "Once in flight, it was a standard smooth ride to Tokyo."
Cons: "Late announcement of flight delay. Cost me 4 extra hours at LAX, doing nothing. Then, flight delayed again for 30 minutes prior to boarding...and yet AGAIN while on the plane...because of a water shortage. What had the crew been doing in between flights?? Lastly, these delays caused the plane to arrive in Tokyo at 12:30AM (originally it was 10:30PM). All transportations options were closed. I had to take a $90 USD taxi fare into the city. JAL or AA should have given travel vouchers to everyone who needed them. BAD SERVICE, BAD COMMUNICATIONS, BAD RATING."
Cons: "When i checked in patricia the american airline hostess was very rude, and this is first class im talking about. She told me she couldnt find my booking and that which "internet site" did you use. Then she said my ticket was downgraded to economy class. I had to call american airline management to change my ticket. I have used Kayak for all my flights and i love your services and recomend them to all my friends."
Cons: "all flights delayed"
Cons: "The crew"
Cons: "Departure to late hard to get other fly conection ."
Pros: "Last-minute price"
Cons: "The 3 1/2 hour layover"
Cons: "Our flight was delayed 8 hours and we were given vouchers for a hotel stay which was nice; however, a supervisor named Lauri in Phoenix stated "it was my dog, my problem" after my request for AA to reimburse me for a $50 pet fee at the hotel. What a nice thing to say to someone who paid $125 one-way to stick a dog under a seat."
Pros: "It arrived early."
Cons: "Very very noisy young children."
Cons: "Aircon too cool"
Pros: "The check in process at LAX was very efficient and smooth. and the crew on the plane was very considerate. And the tv system on some of the planes is very enjoyable."
Cons: "There was a technical issue on the plane so they had us get off and wait hoping they could fix the problem. It turned into a 3 hour wait. They covered a meal for us which was good and gave us $50 off our next flight. But I’m not sure I want to book united again. The lady at the service desk was not very patient (which is understandable since a loy of people had to rebook their connecting flights). But I was smiling at her and just asking how to go about changing our connecting flights and she seemed a little bit ready to get rid of me. And the next plane we got on, one of our tv screens didn’t work. And the connecting flight was delayed also because of a technical problem."
Pros: "Meals were good, good service, complimentary food and drink at good intervals"
Pros: "Staff always amazing."
Cons: "Everything was good overall."
Pros: "I love having only 2 seats on each side."
Cons: "We boarded the same time as another flight. we used the same gate door, announcements were being made by both gate attendants and 1 mistakenly used our flight information. There were several passengers who were confused! Maybe it's an LAX issue?"
Cons: "Not much choice of good movies"
Pros: "From start to Finish from ticketing to baggage claim we received Premier Customer Service"
Cons: "Felt very cramped which did not make for a good res eye flight from LAX to EWR."
Pros: "Very nice people working and good service."
Cons: "I had to print out my own labels for my bags. No one told me this . Mind you, I was already in line! I had to go print label. Get in line again. Attendant said I need to put the label on myself. And for me to step aside. I was not gonna get out of line again. No one was there to let customers know of this labeling. People were confused! Then I paid $25 online for my luggage. Then my luggage was over 50 pounds. I was charged $100. So I paid $125 for my luggage. Lax TSA Employees are rude and mean. Yelling do this and do that. Like we prisoners. I will never fly United again. I will let everyone know of my experience. Terrible customer service. Then your screens don't work on your airplane. Cannot watch movies. Therefore your plane is not up to par. But I paid up to $700! Never again. Good luck United."
Cons: "All was good"
Pros: "On a recent trip it was very good to be in the new dreamliner and with staff that were enthusiastic and being able to deliver a good product, food and comfort wise was a big bonus. Thank you"
Cons: "The movie not updated. No chinese movie. Love the pillow and blanket at business flight."
Cons: "we received email for the take off schedule changed to one hour early. End up when we arrived LAX and it got delayed 1 hr for take off due to air traffic. So when we arrived at SF, originally we only have 50 mins to catch on the next route to Osaka. There was no gate # provided on our boarding pass and we have to look for the international terminal for boarding. Due to first delay in SF, the time was so tight and the international terminal was so far away, we had to run like HELL and we almost suffered from heart attack. We barely made it and there was no one to help ever. we had to figure out on our own. This was very bad experience and was not acceptable with such poor arrangement."
Cons: "2 of the flight attendants were not friendly and one was flat out rude. They handed out some form that needed to be filled out before we entered Hawaii. When I asked for a pen she said they don't hand out pens and to start asking neighbors, which didn't have any either., however when she came back around to pick the forms up and some people didn't have them filled out she reprimanded everyone and kept saying you had 5 hours to fill these out. Her communication skills were not what I expected and her lectures were not necessary."
Cons: "No reclining seats and no meal. Flew from LAX to CHICAGO. Very uncomfortable. Advertisement for free WiFi on plane, but makes you pay when you log in."
Pros: "Staff was pleasant, decent movies overall."
Cons: "I can't eat mushrooms. Both meals had mushrooms (3 out of 4 entrees) and it wasn't always obvious which ones. Additionally, the second meal with seafood or pasta, the pasta obviously had mushrooms so I chose seafood, even though I don't like most seafood. Mushrooms all mixed in with the seafood, so I had to pick them all out. Also 2 of the accompanying sides had mushrooms. Do they have a mushroom fetish like Cheesecake Factory? Need more consideration for people who may have varying food requirements that are unavailable to address during the booking process. I know you can't please everyone, but why overuse an ingredient that has a relatively low appeal to potential passengers? Will try again, just hope they can use similar customer service in their food preparation as they have otherwise."
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and courteous."
Cons: "First the plane arrived late so we could not board at our scheduled time. Then when the plane arrived they said we could not used that plane. Then we had to wait 3 hours before we could get another plane. The new plane was also on the other end of the airport. This was a challenge while traveling with my mother who requires assistance."
Cons: "Delayed flight bc of booking. Had to recount roster then had us deplane to rescan tickets."
Pros: "A 3-hour stop over for the connection was not enough!!! The flight to San Francisco was delayed another 90 mins, causing me to miss my 15-hour flight to Singapore, although we arrived 10 minutes before the United Flight! Ten other passengers missed the flight! A travesty! Worse, with "no hotels available", I was rerouted to Chicago for a flight via Tokyo at 1300 the following day! In short, a 30-hour trip became 48 hours of hell and of course an 18-hour delaed arrival in Singapore. But there was more: my luggage was "lost" and thus arrived two days late!!!!! The only saving grace: friendly and helpful UA staff in San Francisco and especially in Chicago. Wow! I deserve some compensaton, wouldn't you all agree?"
Cons: "Please see above!"
Pros: "Friendly staff, great customer service"
Cons: "I understand that many things in aviation are unpredictable, but the flight did arrive late and then once boarding was completed we then waited in the plane for an hour before takeoff as not everything was completed for the plane to be able to leave."
Pros: "I'm very happy with the flight."
Pros: "Really friendly staff, communicative, helpful. Gave good directions. Plenty of leg room on flight."
Cons: "Beyond the control of United, but LAX is a nightmare of an airport. Traffic control caused delays, airport staff more of a hindrance than helpful. Border control mumbling and barking orders at people like they're cattle. Not the best way to welcome tourists, but at least United Airlines crew made up for it with their smiles."
Pros: "Staff worked hard to get us bussed to Santa Barbara"
Cons: "We weren't informed early enough that the flight was cancelled, and everyone was a bit confused"
Cons: "Ran out of the food that i wanted... settled with something that wasn't great."
Pros: "The Flight attendants were nice."
Cons: "The airport was horrible. Hard to get to the C concourse. "train" is TOO SMALL. It barely fits 10 in each car. International transfer of bags was Horrible, and very far apart from where you get the bags. Poorly planned or not at all planned. We barely had time to make the flight with 1 1/2 hours to transfer and would have missed our flight if it wasn't for a trolley driver who took us from security to the gate. There is no power at the seats. The plane is old and seats were very uncomfortable. Yeah, this was the worst flight."
Pros: "Quick flight to Chicago"
Cons: "The attendant was kind of rude"
Pros: "I think these older flight attendants should retire if they don't like their jobs anymore. They were completely rude to many guest."
Cons: "Flight was delayed two hours, lack of communication regarding delays even after airplane arrived, seats were uncomfortable and lacked room."
Pros: "Soon as I started the flight it seem like we were getting ready to land"
Cons: "It was a little packed"
Cons: "Heavily delayed, kept getting later"
Pros: "the afternoon coffee, not offered by others"
Pros: "Boarding was very smooth, and flight was very timely (landed early)."
Cons: "Male flight attendant was extremely rude. I was asleep when the food was being served and politely asked for a tray of food once I woke up. Fight attendant that I asked was at the time collecting trash and snapped back saying that he had to finish what he was doing first. After about 10 min the lady attendant walked by so I simply mentioned that I was waiting for my food in case he had forgotten or was busy. She asked if I had mentioned it to the man attendant and I told her that I had and that I was simply waiting. She proceeded to go to him (not sure what she told him), but he later came by and angrily handed me my tray of food and annoyingly explained that he had to finish handing the trash In order to then handle my food. I told him that I completely understood, and he AGAIN snapped back saying "oh really? Because I heard you were complaining!" And walked away. The rest of the flight he proceeded to ignore me. I had been nothing but polite to him. The lady across the isle was looking his way and the man next to me made a comment to me that I had done nothing wrong and mentioned he he noticed how rude the attendant was to me. That even if I HAD complained, he was in no place to confront a customer about it. Regardless, I hadn't even complained one bit."
Pros: "Nothing. The gate agent didn't really know how kayak works when it comes to hacker flights.Told me to call customer service. Customer service does not give you the option to speak to representatives. The phone system just loops around with out giving any options for to speak to a person. After I was on the phone with an agent he told me my money would be refunded. I have been charged two flights and I'm still sitting at home."
Cons: "Kayak did not confirm my seat. Was not able to get a flight. Called customer service and they told me to rebook. My card was charged twice. The airplane had faulted hardware. Waited in line for 2 hours to get a different flight. All flights to Phoenix were full. Didn't make the standby list. Couldn't make the rebook flight. Worst day ever Now, No one can give me a refund. mind you I took a day off from work this was a last minute. The reason this trip was so important to me is because my grandma is in the ICU. I hardly ever complain about any customer service experience. Overall to get a hold of customer service is awful. Now I have to spend more money and I have to drive 12hours."
Cons: "We waited on the plane for 45 minutes without explanation...finally we were told the caterer had personnel issues and the food delivery was late. I MISSED MY CONNECTION IN HOUSTON OVER THIS SND HAD TO TAKE THE NEXT FLIGHT 5 HOURS LATER! TOTALLY UNACCEPTABLE. Entire crew was very casual and unmoved by my situation....UNited you FAILED Miserably!"
Cons: "No free wifi. No free entertainment. Smaller than a kids small fruit snack bag of trail mix for a 4+ hour flight. Gate issues delaying our boarding-resulting in late take off.- and delayed transit home to last available route of the night- thank goodness!"
Cons: "They overbooked my flight and almost didn't let me on the plane even though I bought my ticket months ago! The only reason I got on is because some people didn't show up."
Pros: "Price was great and flight crew was nice."
Cons: "Rows 20 to the back of the plane didn't get a beverage. Slow moving attendant. I was thirsty."
Pros: "United Flight cancelled because no available working aircraft. Did not tell us until very late at night. The lines and wait to speak to customer service was extraordinary. Could not get us out until the next day on another airline. They did give us hotel voucher but did not arrive at hotel until after midnight cue to late notice of flight cancellation and long lines at the airport. Sent bag on another flight even though we could not fly out as scheduled. Therefore we were stuck overnight without our luggage, change of clothes, cell phone charger etc... Seems United has these issues more than any other airline. Will avoid flying united in the future"
Pros: "seats were not as terrible as i thought"
Cons: "Food was horrible literally, flight was delayed had ti miss my flight to frankfurt and sleep the night in new york, huge hassle"
Pros: "There was a fairly entertaining TV show playing."
Cons: "The flight was only about half- full so when we boarded there were a lot of empty seats. In that situation been told before that we could change seats and spread out if we wanted to, but they didn't say anything. I was going to ask, but there were 2 flight attendants just leaning on seats & talking up until they announced to prepare for departure. Then during the flight when passing out snacks she handed me one and didn't even offer one for my husband sleeping next to me. She moved on the next row and was gone so quickly I didn't even have a chance to ask. When she came back around for drinks, I asked for 2 drinks (1 for me, and one for my husband still sleeping, in case he woke up), to which she responded, "I just won't open it then." She gave me just the can of soda, - no cup, no ice. So when my husband did wake up, he just drank it from the can. Oh, and it's a good thing my husband was sleeping for a portion of the flight because his monitor wasn't working."
Pros: "My wife and I are celebrating our 22nd wedding anniversary and we spend 6 hours at LAX. Two of 6 hours where sitting in the plane. This is the first and last time I'm flying with United. I'm extremely disappointed and I'm not looking forward to flying back to California on Sunday."
Cons: "I also hate the KAYAK update. I feel like I was being lie to for those this hours. For my experience I should be refund for my trip to San Francisco. On Facebook my experience is mention to all my wife and I friend, family and co workers. Again, I'm not looking to my flight back home."
Pros: "SEE CONS."
Cons: "Next to my horrible experience with Frontier Airlines, this 4-hour United flight from LAX to O'hare was among the worst flights comfort-wise I've ever had. What is with the lightweight, streamlined child-sized seats on airplanes these days? Are you really that tight on money, United? Upon boarding, there was NO room for my single carry-on; a backpack with a macbook and camera gear in it. The flight attendant tried to help finding a place but had to resort to offering to check the bag. With over $4,000 of gear inside I politely declined the crew handling it... Looks like its going under the seat in front of me. Normally on any flight, I can fall fast asleep after take off, and wake up 20 minutes before landing. These seats were so god-awful that 15 minutes in my back was cramping, and 20 minutes later my bum was throbbing with discomfort. This went on for literally the entire flight, even with breaks to stand up in the cramped airplane. I had to share a park-bench style armrest with two people, and to make matters worse, the seats didn't recline. The airplane was hot, airflow poor, and overall comfort at an all-time low. These may seem like minuscule complaints, but for me; they're important. I was happy that I was finally flying with a major airline, for a decent price, thinking that I'd be comfortable all the way home. Not the case apparently for United Airlines. I quit flying frontier awhile back for business, and have no added United to the list. I think I'll stick with southwest and virgin from now on."
Pros: "Boarding and deplaining went smoothly"
Cons: "Rear seats didn't recline and we're not as comfortable as other passengers"
Pros: "Everything was new. They provided blankets. Seats had potential for being comfortable."
Cons: "Sardines. Very little room to move and seats only recline about an inch. If there was wifi it was too slow to be useful. Reminds me of dial up days only slower. And that was only to get United info. Could not access outside world. Overall still way better than Spirit but also not in league with JetBlue or Virgin."
Cons: "They cancelled the outgoing flight so we cancelled the entire flight in order to book a round trip ticket that worked time wise. They promised a credit and never delivered."
Cons: "Sprit did not charge anything for one personal carry on bag from Phoenix to LAX but on my return flight they did not say anything at aquiring boarding pass .When boarding was pulled out of line and slapped with a 100 dollar charge to carry my one bag that has fit on all overhead carry space for all major carriers that I have Never had to pay for the last 10 years"
Pros: "Wow-upgraded for $15-it was like flying in first class!"
Pros: "I went to the wrong terminal and ended up missing my flight. The people at the check-in counter said my seat had been given away, they could not reroute me with their computer system, and I had to call Reservations. I did so, was put on hold for several long stretches, and ultimately told that not only could I not get on another outbound flight without purchasing a brand-new ticket, but my return flight was now nullified and I would have buy that again too. Despite how distraught I obviously was, Spirit was unwilling to do anything to assuage the situation. I wasted an hour on the phone in the airport and ended up having to drive to LA through traffic on my birthday. A terrible experience. Never again. Will fly Southwest."
Cons: "Employees are not empowered to work toward customer satisfaction. Whether it's a computer system constraint or "policy" company line, Customer Service does not have the ability/inclination to solve problems and help customers."
Cons: "Classic bait and switch scam. This company should be shut down by the US attorney general"
Pros: "The cheap fair, nothing else."
Cons: "Almost everything, from the seats to the crew to charging for everything. The seats were very uncomfortable compared to other airlines."
Pros: "Felt safe, crew was friendly"
Cons: "A lot of disorganization on the way out of the plane."
Pros: "The pilot was hilarious"
Cons: "Chairs don't adjust. No free water"
Pros: "The price."
Cons: "The Terrible American Lack of Service, and the malfunctioning website."
Pros: "Stewardesses very nice, nice plane. A little bigger than I am used to on these flights which I take quite often."
Cons: "Charge for carry on, charge for my spouse and I to sit together, which is ridiculous. I will not fly Spirit anymore."
Pros: "All the hidden cost was more than just going with a better airline with way better service and emoloyees"
Pros: "It was much faster and easier"
Pros: "the service"
Cons: "the only problem i had was the delay."
Cons: "Flight delayed, then cancelled and next flight out was full 24 hrs. later. First the gouging on bag price, then this. Never Again!"
Cons: "Their pricing scheme is really horrible. Killed my whole trip."
Cons: "This is by far the worst airline. Unprofessional makes so many mistakes"
Pros: "The crew on this flight was very entertaining and professional. The gentleman speaking was very funny and made the trip enjoyable. Everyone was very upbeat and profesional."
Cons: "You should offer free ice water for those who may not be able to afford to buy it."
Cons: "Complete incompetence"
Pros: "Boarded early, left early, arrived early. Can't improve on that!"
Cons: "Totally no frills and they nickel-and-dime you for everything: want to select a seat? Pay. Want to check in at the ticket counter? Pay. Want a sip of water on the plane? Pay. Want to take a carry-on? Pay."
Pros: "I wish we had more economy flights in the US thanks Spirit!!"
Cons: "No recliner seats."
Pros: "I'm a nervous fly-er but the stewardesses were all so friendly and calm that it helped me. Pilot was also nice & informative. I liked that they explained how to keep the plane safe (stay in your assigned seat due to weights & measures/keeping plane balanced) and use airplane mode, keep seat belts on, etc. weirdly enough, that kind of strictness and rule-following + explanation really helps nervous people like me. Kudos!"
Cons: "No food or entertainment but it was a short flight so that's fine. I disliked that it was $55 to bring a carry on, it almost negates how cheap the ticket price was ($48ish)."
Pros: "Very comfortable."
Cons: "Food and entertainment not being offered."
Cons: "charge 55$ for each carry on purse"
Pros: "WORST PEOPLE - WORST AIRLINE - MADE ME PAY FOR A GLASS OF WATER TO TAKE MY MED'S - THE PILOT MISSED THE PLANE AND THEY MADE ME PAY FOR A OTHER FLAT"
Cons: "I WILL NOT FLY WITH THEM AGAIN"
Pros: "Boarding was simple. Just get on the plane. No lining up, zones, etc. Seating was fine with enough legroom. We opted to take the free seats without the upcharge and we ended up together in perfectly adequate seats. Flight attendants were nice and friendly."
Cons: "The baggage upcharges are silly. Really, a $41 flight with a $52 baggage fee?? Just charge us what the flight costs and don't count one bag as additional. Does it really cost that more in fuel to fly the bag?"
Pros: "Quick flight."
Cons: "No water or peanuts offered. Too crammed. Very small seats."
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "The other passengers"
Pros: "Convenience and cost."
Cons: "I had no adverse issues on this flight."
Pros: "Stewardess' humorous save on our way back: "About that bumpy landing, it was not the pilot's fault. It was not even my fault. It was the asphalt!""
Cons: "Spirit is not competing on an even playing field for lowest cost fares on Kayak. You should not allow them to use your site. It merely appears to be low. My flight which started at $73 landed up being 157. Further more, flight was late taking off, on the return there was only one lavatory in flight because the other "was not working", bumpy ride and very bumpy landing, using in flight sales and incentives to sell a credit card with collaboration with Bank of America. There is such a complete absence of transparency that I don't hesitate to say, they are cheating Kayak customers and you should not allow them to advertise since it is not fair competition. Help us compare apples with apples."
Cons: "They cancelled 12 hours before my flight, offered to reschedule to next day . Ended up getting a flight from southwest to phoenix for less , and American Airlines for my flight back to LA. Kayak kept me updated on my Spirit trip that I cancelled .. My flight back was delayed 2 hours .... Twice . To top it off my girlfriend was coming to LA the week after ( yestersay ) .. Her flight was delayed twice from Phoenix to LA.. We'll see what happens later today on her flight back"
Pros: "Nothing never using this airline again"
Cons: "The overcharges , the delayed ."
Pros: "The only part about this flight experience I enjoyed was the clever way the flight attendants did their introduction/safety announcement before takeoff."
Cons: "I waited in line to check in for 1.5 hours where they then told me I was too late and asked me to sign a piece of paper without at all explaining to me that my bag would have to go on the next flight. I am lucky I asked first because they had to make a special call for me since I couldn't wait at the airport for it at my destination. If I did not ask I would have been completely screwed up! I then waited in security for 45 minutes. My flight got delayed about 3.5 hours Total before actually taking off. I flew from LAX to PHX. I will never in a million years ever fly spirit airlines again."
Cons: "Above all the hidden charges, the most ridiculous one is the one they made for carry one, yes, that is correct , they charged me for a small bag"
Pros: "Spirit cancelled the flight. How to I get a refund?"
Cons: "Flight was cancelled!!!"
Pros: "The ticket attendant was kind and helpful by informing me that my bag was acceptable as a carryon and no additional fees. Another attendant helped me get my boarding pass and guided me toward boarding. Flight was smooth, I had the whole seating roll to myself, had a window seat, landing was smooth, exiting plane was easy. I will definitely fly with Spirit again."
Cons: "The only thing I didn't like was the price of things at airport."
Pros: "the price the flight"
Cons: "the seats were uncomfortable, no food no entertainment"
Pros: "Great deal, price was so low, great crew, flight was on time."
Cons: "Yes, you have to pay for a drink/snack, yes, if your bag doesn't fit under the seat in front of you, you'll have to pay extra, but if you know this in advance, than you pack lightly, in a small bag, and allow for the $5 drink if you want it, the fares are amazing, worth it."
Cons: "This airline is completely unethical with the most unprofessional and extremely rude employees that I've experienced to date. DO NOT FLY THIS AIRLINE... I assure you, their rates lure you in and you will end up spending significantly more than other airlines in the end. I cannot believe there has not been a class action lawsuit against this fraudulent organization."
Pros: "Flight was cancelled, the airline gave no reasons, and did nothing to accomodate us on another flight. I had to find a way to Phoenix and purchased a brand new ticket with Southwesr."
Cons: "Customer service very deficient"
Cons: "Both of my flights both ways were delayed at least 4 times for the first flight and about TEN times on my second flight making it impossoble to schedule a ride ro the airport or plan my life for that matter. Just terrible"
Pros: "The staff were professional and everyone traveling was courteous and well mannered."
Cons: "They charge for food, water, and even a carry on. If you don't need those things, you'll enjoy your flight."
Cons: "Cheap looking plane, poor attitude of crew, and obesity"
Cons: "Crappy planes, boarding personnel, and terrible baggage policy"
Cons: "Overpriced cost of bags."
Cons: "Multiple I mean multiple hidden fees. We ended up paying a price equal to the cost of other major airlines such as United. Arrived for our 730am flight on time. 5 minutes before the flight was about to board they announced the flight was delayed for 3 plus hrs. Then to be cancelled. Next available flight at 7pm. Keep in mind when we got to the airport the plane was already at the gate when we returned to board the plane was gone."
Cons: "Was delayed by 40 mins."
Pros: "The flight was cancelled dye to "unexpected weather iin Colorado" however after talking to a different airline and also a friend who flew to CO, I know it was bullshit. The weather in CO was perfect an my flight was canceled because Spirit airlines couldnt fill the flight. That is NOT MY PROBLEM and I shouldn't suffer for this. I do a lot of travel and have NEVER has a canceled flight. I used to fly between PHX and LA frequently and have been on next to empty flights but I have never been held responsible for the airlines inability to get business. I will NEVER book a flight through Spirit EVER again!!"
Cons: "The flight was cancelled dye to "unexpected weather iin Colorado" however after talking to a different airline and also a friend who flew to CO, I know it was bullshit. The weather in CO was perfect an my flight was canceled because Spirit airlines couldnt fill the flight. That is NOT MY PROBLEM and I shouldn't suffer for this. I do a lot of travel and have NEVER has a canceled flight. I used to fly between PHX and LA frequently and have been on next to empty flights but I have never been held responsible for the airlines inability to get business. I will NEVER book a flight through Spirit EVER again!!"
Cons: "Charging of carions. Get rid of that and all ok"
Cons: "I WILL NEVER TRAVEL WITH, NOR PURCHASE A TICKET FROM SPIRIT AIRLINES!!"