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AugustBest time to beat the crowds with an average 2% drop in price.

High season

MarchMost popular time to fly with an average 19% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$229(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$223or less

Good deal one-way

$78or less

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  • High season is considered to be November and December. The cheapest month to fly to Illinois is August.
  • Morning departure is around 30% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
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Top 4 airlines serving Madison Truax Field to Illinois

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.9
Delta
Overall score based on 29,260 reviews
8.1
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.5
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
7.5
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Boarding was a fast and smooth process. Flight attendants were there to help with carry on luggage if needed. Always nice and do their best."

Pros: "Crew very helpful and accommodating."
Cons: "The flight was delayed almost an hour due to inclement weather in the originating city. The Delta personnel explained the situation and did all they could considering the circumstances."

Cons: "Seem that they turned off the air conditioning once we landed in the cabin got on the warm side."

Cons: "Disembarking could be more efficient"

Pros: "The service on plane was great and so was the opportunity to check luggage, although I was happy I didn't have to."
Cons: "Boarding from DTW to LAX, we had to stand for a long time on the jetway and it was really cold. It was the holding place after they checked my ticket. Otherwise, it was a great experience flying Delta."

Pros: "Flight was very late- about 45 minutes because of some problem with the "paperwork" they said. It was a beautiful day and the crew was ready to go, but we all sat for a long time before being allowed to leave Madison. It's especially bad when we've all made ourselves arrive at 5am for a 6am flight"
Cons: "on time departure"

Cons: "Lost my both bags in transit. Also, did not get wheelchair services at Paris and had to walk everywhere with bad legs. Not good."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Even vegetarian Hindu food was ordered over the phone. We're presented non veg food. When asked about the non veg food we were told that we dint order. Lie right away. Alitalia members showed worst and discrimination based behavior. Very rude. Won't travel on Alitalia in future"

Pros: "I did get home eventually"
Cons: "Flight was delayed. Seats are cramped."

Cons: "Flight delayed from Detroit. Closed door to Birmingham flight 20 minutes before schedule time. Rebooked me for Friday!"

Cons: "Delta always has 1 or maybe 2 people checking everyone in, including the baggage drop. So, EVERYONE has to wait for one person to finish checking in the first class passenger with a thousand needs. Very poor service as is their norm."

Pros: "Flight crew was excellent. We had the emergency exit row so leg room was awesome! Kind bar and soda we good."
Cons: "Flight delay due to the older aircraft and lack of a pilot that knew how to fly it. Bathroom needed some tending to"

Pros: "The flight itself was fine, boarded on time and arrived on time."
Cons: "A pet peeve of mine is having to check my carry on. They said the overhead bins were all completely full, so I checked my bag at the gate. Come to find out, there were a few spaces left and it wasn't necessary. Really annoying."

Pros: "Equipment felt a bit dated. No entertainment system, which was fine with me. Skipped the offered snack. Just had water. Flight was onntime."

Pros: "Everything went as planned!"

Pros: "Snack"
Cons: "I was delayed over 2 hours"

Pros: "The crew were fantastic and tried their best the delay."
Cons: "Delayed flight. 2 hours delay. Had to rebook a connecting flight and hence was very tight to board the next flight"

Pros: "I love the in-flight movies!"
Cons: "This wasn't pertaining to the flight or airline; but the TSA line was ridiculously slow."

Pros: "Good choice of video programs."
Cons: "The flight attendant took 25 minutes to appear, and had enough time for one round of service. First class, at least you should get two drinks. Fly basic economy, there just isn’t any reason to fly first class."

Cons: "Direct flight, on time arrival"

Pros: "Big bathrooms, friendly staff, free eyemaks"

Pros: "i fell asleep until we arrive to STL."

Pros: "Crew was nice and accommodating"
Cons: "Even though it’s economy- it feels like the seats have gotten even smaller!"

Cons: "Seats are so tight so uncomfortable"

Cons: "3.5 hours late."

Pros: "Got me where I needed to go at the price I wanted to pay. - The gals at the ticketing desk were extremely helpful and cheerful."
Cons: "Not my typical Delta experience: -Boarding for special needs was a joke. A literal ‘run-on-sentence’. No more did I get up and they went to the next group. I was almost knocked over in the rush. -The onboard staff was nice enough. However, between the two of them, one of them had a thick accent. Maybe that one shouldn’t be the one making all on board announcements… and please fix the horrendous crackles too!!! -It seemed our pilot was in training… during our short flight a series of right and left turns were made, no effort to avoid turbulence, and the landing was surprisingly hard. It felt as if my spine took a quick jab to my brain as a result! What’s up?"

Pros: "Got me where I needed to go at the price I wanted to pay. - The gals at the ticketing desk were extremely helpful and cheerful."
Cons: "Not my typical Delta experience: -Boarding for special needs was a joke. A literal ‘run-on-sentence’. No more did I get up and they went to the next group. I was almost knocked over in the rush. -The onboard staff was nice enough. However, between the two of them, one of them had a thick accent. Maybe that one shouldn’t be the one making all on board announcements… and please fix the horrendous crackles too!!! -It seemed our pilot was in training… during our short flight a series of right and left turns were made, no effort to avoid turbulence, and the landing was surprisingly hard. It felt as if my spine took a quick jab to my brain as a result! What’s up?"

Pros: "The crew as well as the pilot gave a lot of information to the customer due to a delay of 10min. Very professional. The pilot even said good bye in person to the customers leaving the plane, I really appreciated it :) The whether conditions in Seattle were very bad (windy, bumpy, rain, and night) and the pilot landed the plane as a pro! Thank you!"

Cons: "Wifi didn't work (network wouldn't show up)."

Pros: "I loved that the plane was equipped with televisions. I have a hard time watching a movie on my hand held device."
Cons: "That an international flight didn't allow free luggage and that liquor purchased at the airport could not be consumed on the plane."

Pros: "I always feel that the flight attendants on Delta truly care about your flight experience. The smile, the attentiveness, the thoroughness and giving you the attention you desire."
Cons: "Ran out of bananas before they got to me, no big deal and it looks like Delta is getting healthier options every year."

Pros: "Accident on way to airport, so I showed up to check bags 45 minutes before flight time. They said they couldn't get the bag to the plane..in 45 minutes? So, they put on the next flight... 6 hours later. Said I could fly without the bag... uh, no thanks. They would not look for alternatives without charging me more. Flight attendants were crabby, otherwise everything was fine. I flew British Airways a few months ago. Night and day. Seriously. Delta does not even approach having good service. There was no comparison to British Air--- Delta is not in the same league."

Pros: "I got to destination. Baggage claim was quick."
Cons: "Flight was delayed due to waiting for a tardy flight attendant. Landing felt a little hard. No announcement about baggage carousel prior to disembarking."

Pros: "For a short-haul flight on a small CRJ, it was the most pleasing and comfortable flight. No delays and everyone was pleasant from ground staff to flight crew."

Pros: "Good heads up to turbulence."

Pros: "Got lucky, and got an upgrade!"
Cons: "Good staff on the plane very sweet like. Actually arrived early. Thought we would get breakfast on the flight from Madison Wisconsin to New York City."

Pros: "Very attentative."

Pros: "Very friendly flight attendants and for the most part I could understand the pilot when he spoke."
Cons: "Wi-fi should be free. Put chocolate into the snack options."

Pros: "Great (seemed like unusually friendly and helpful) crew. Plenty of carry on baggage room."
Cons: "Seats didn't recline. Plane hot initially and couldn't be cooled down until airborne."

Pros: "Did not eat or use entertainment."

Pros: "Excellent service"

Pros: "Everything was smooth. Short flight, but they offered us refills on drinks, which I've never experienced before. Polite staff, great flight. Thanks!"

Pros: "Excellent flight. Nice new aircraft."

Pros: "Nice flight attendant."
Cons: "Both legs of the flight were delayed, requiring long stays on the tarmac."

Cons: "We had over 2 hours layover in Atlanta. After eating lunch at getting to gate B1 and waiting a while, I got an alert from the Delta app on my phone that said that the flight was now loading at A30. This was incorrect information that had several people upset. This was my first flight to use the Delta app to track my baggage. It was never updated to let me know where it was until after I landed in BHM. The app indicated that my bag was on another flight"

Pros: "Good movie selection, clean plane, easy boarding process"
Cons: "Huge delay in Germany, missed connection in ATL, got home a day late"

Pros: "Crew service was excellent"
Cons: "Poor leg space"

Pros: "On time, nice crew."

Cons: "Seat was supposed to be assigned at gate. Had even called Delta to make sure that I would have a seat but when I got to the AP I was told they were oversold and I could not get on the flight. Missed my connection and had to take later flights. Wasted a whole day."

Pros: "All 4 legs of our flight were right on time, and the planes appeared to be clean."
Cons: "Paying first class fare buys a couple of additional inches of space, but nothing more. There's nothing really first class about it."

Pros: "If I could choose my seat"

Cons: "Faster baggage pickup at DFW"

Pros: "Gate side crew was amazing in providing repeated delay updates."
Cons: "6:34 flight was delayed until 1:00 am due to not having a pilot. No weather issues just no pilot, poor staffing. Unacceptable."

Pros: "The crew on the plane were great but even better was the women at the counter in terminal. She was amazing at getting everyone rerouted to their destinations"
Cons: "The WiFi was broken. the plane needed to be inspected and it took 2 attempts to get paperwork right and there was no inspector on the ground. 3 hours later after sitting on the plane for an hour with no food or drinks. If people have waited that long for one of your flights, give them a little food"

Cons: "Seat space"

Cons: "Delayed three hours with no communication or compensation. Poor customer service"

Cons: "Person in front of me had seat reclined from take off to landing. Nobody checked. Nobody told him it had to be upright during takeoff and landing. I believe that is a safety issue. Isn’t that why the flight attendants are there?"

Cons: "Better communication about handicap persons. I called twice and notified two people about my mom and her wheelchair but no one tells the gate to put a ramp up to the regional jet on the tarmac. Three ring circus as usual ."

Cons: "Seats are small but I understand why just dont like it."

Pros: "Arrived early. Friendly pilot."
Cons: "Attendant did not offer snack choice."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "My flight from Madison to Chicago got cancelled and I had to drive for three hors to get to o’ Hare."

Pros: "Service was good"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Nice leg room in exit row"
Cons: "My travel companion and I encountered the most unfriendly and non respondent flight crew of all time."

Pros: "Friendly and attentive crew. On time."

Cons: "6 hour mechanical delay"

Cons: "First flight delayed 45 min, then cancelled. 2nd flight 3 hrs later."

Cons: "I’m not sure how this flight was as I missed it due to a delay from YYZ to ORD"

Pros: "crew was pleasant"

Pros: "My flight was fine - I paid for a Premium Seat, which also allowed me a premium boarding position, which I highly recommend for anyone flying. The seat was comfortable, the staff was very friendly and I really liked the in-flight entertainment."
Cons: "At the DFW security post for my gate, there was NO TSA-pre. That service stops at 7pm. I would think at a major airport like DFW where American Airlines has a hub, they would make sure to staff that longer. Just getting to keep my shoes on, while having to drag all my electronics and liquids out, take my coat and belt off, etc. is not acceptable. AA should put the pressure on DFW to treat their customers better!"

Pros: "Flight was pleasant and all the crew members were courteous."

Pros: "Great pilot. Outstanding control over the plane. Arrived an hour and a half before originally forecasted three days prior."

Cons: "Flight was delayed almost two hours due to crew staffing issues."

Cons: "It was nice. And boarding was good too."

Pros: "This flight is the normal nonstop from Mia to StL. The seating is tight but not completely uncomfortable."
Cons: "I just had knee replacement 4 1/2 months ago. It was difficult to fully extend my leg under the seat in front of me because the space between rows has shrunk to include more seating."

Cons: "the fly got delayed for more than 3 hours."

Pros: "It was easy to travel"

Cons: "Too many delays. Having to de-board after boarding."

Pros: "The middle seat was empty I had an aisle seat. That was wonderful."
Cons: "No wifi screens for books or movies but I had my iPhone."

Pros: "Easy and customer service at lax was awesome and very helpful!!!"
Cons: "The 45 minute bag time that's it may or may not be able to go 45 mins within boarding ."

Pros: "This was the same crew and pilot from the flight I took to LAX. His landing was so smooth, I woke up pleasantly upon landing!"

Pros: "Great staff."
Cons: "The hour delay due to maintenance and fueling."

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Boarding numbers"

Pros: "My neighbor."
Cons: "We sat on the tarmac for over an hour for no apparent reason."

Cons: "Seemed to be an unnecessary delay in departing a half hour late"

Cons: "I nearly missed my flight because I did not have a seat for a flight that I bought a ticket for at full price. Which, would lead one to believe that I would have a seat on said flight. However, coming to the gate an hour before boarding the personnel working gate the said he was having computer difficulties and could not get me a seat and it would be 10 min. I continued to return till boarding to find out I had no seat and I was on standby. Upon going to customer service they replied the airline oversold tickets and every airline does this as if to make this practice ok. Well being in sales myself and if I were to sell x amount of product to one customer ( or several) I better make sure I have it all there to deliver. People rely on you schedule wise. It nearly shot a meeting I had to make in the foot. Very disappointed with the airline and the way things were handled."

Cons: "Forced to check my carry on. Took 30min for the bags to come out on the carousel. Which is why i never check my bag."

Pros: "Speedy boarding"
Cons: "Unmotivated crew, uncomfortable seats."

Pros: "We boarded fast and the flight was smooth. The crew was very friendly."
Cons: "The sears were a little uncomfortable. They went terrible but my back started to go out on my 2 hour plans ride."

Pros: "very friendly staff"

Pros: "Nothing to expect from Domestic fight."

Cons: "Boarding was chaotic, with people sitting in wrong seats and walking the wrong way down the plane. Crew were not especially friendly. I know it was at the tail end of a long Sunday, but it wasn't impressive."

Pros: "Plane was ancient"

Pros: "Entertainment, 110 plugins for devices, internet."
Cons: "only free meal option was cinnamon cookies."

Pros: "On time, arrived early."
Cons: "Seats too close in front of you."

Pros: "Flight was on time. Plane was clean. Staff very professional."

Pros: "It took off on time and life was good."

Pros: "The plane has improved greatly with their comfort and leg space"
Cons: "With checking my luggage my bag fee was waived a total of seven times this trip because I'm a military wife to see my husband overseas who is serving a year in Saudi Arabi except this past time on October 2nd at DCA airport. Spoke with the Supervisor Ralph who stated it was against policy. How stringent is this policy if it was waived seven times previously? Policy needs to be reviewed with entire staff. I will no longer use American Airlines because their military convenience and policies no longer seem to favor the military. My husband also after speaking with him will also no longer use your airline including all his members he overseas when they return after their year tour."

Pros: "The people"
Cons: "The seats are too small I'm 6'1 and that's not that tall"

Cons: "The Flight Attendant never gave me back my credit card."

Pros: "Layover was short"
Cons: "I was charged for my carry on that they then forced me to check. Then one of the stewards on the second leg was an outright nasty woman regarding masks. I had my mask over nose and mouth. But apparently not enough and then she was loudly talking to the other flight attendants about it. One told me “I was perfectly fine.”"

Pros: "Boarded on time in challenging weather in Chicago. Got to Orlando on a day we could well have had problems getting a plane with the weather."
Cons: "The seat was the usual uncomfortable coach seat."

Pros: "Good crew."
Cons: "Puddle jumper so very basic n"

Cons: "Great flight until we couldn’t land in StLouis."

Pros: "Good"
Cons: "Good"

Cons: "Not on time, flight got cancelled and they just rebooked to the next day with no support for overnight stay, rental, etc."

Pros: "I had absolutely no complaints about this trip"

Cons: "Electrical service was spotty"

Pros: "Crew was very nice under difficult conditions"
Cons: "Flight was late, baggage was damaged"

Cons: "This plane was awful. I don't know how anyone who is not miniature sized could be comfortable on this plane. I am 6' 1" and ~ 200 lbs, not huge by any means, but not tiny. I legitimately could not stand up (so I had to sort of slouch walk down the aisle to find my seat at the back of the plane), then the seats themselves were so narrow that I ached terribly when seated in any position for more than acouple of minutes."

Cons: "Delays and poor communication. Ended up on other airline and 14 hrs to get from Madison, WI to Baltimore, MD"

Cons: "Delayed 2 hours."

Pros: "That the flight was earlier then Expected"
Cons: "Bag fee"

Pros: "Cheap tix"

Pros: "There is nothing positive to say."
Cons: "Plane was delayed by 8 hours. We boarded and unboarded the plane 3 times. Why didn't they just cancel the flight? I missed my connecting flight. No food or beverage service. Didn't even let us use the airplane bathroom after a long delay. I paid to check my luggage and they LOST it and sent it to the wrong airport."

Pros: "Everything was fine."
Cons: "Everything was fine."

Pros: "Half-hour flight, early to destination, which gave us plenty of time for our connecting flight."
Cons: "Why pay extra for baggage? This should be included in the ticket price -- which incidentally was not cheap!"

Pros: "Short flight"

Pros: "Flight was ok"
Cons: "It was late"

Cons: "Flight was 3 1/2 hours delayed. Missed my original connection. Missed the second connection because (as the attendants told us) they were unable to get ANY flight information to inform the passengers of where their connecting flight was. They were also pretty snotty and acted like it was our fault that we might miss a flight. I'm now sitting in Houston for the final flight of the day."

Cons: "I haven't made it there yet. Flight leaves 4PM Friday. Mechanical problems in Chicago so was put up in Hyatt and I am at the airport now waiting to fly out at 4PM today."

Pros: "We got my wife on a plane home in under four hours."
Cons: "United decided to bump some of their glorified bus drivers ahead of me on standby so I had to wait a full four hours in O'Hare listening to some doichebag from LA try to entertain folks at the Goose Island bar with his stories about selling franchises."

Pros: "It was fast & we didn't die we're the only good things"
Cons: "The Flight attendant was rude and mean , the plane was small and old .. But most of all he flight attendant ruined the flight for everyone. I even heard people saying she was mean as they were getting off the flight. I think her career as a flight attendant has ran its course (she was pretty old also)"

Pros: "Flight was delayed..boarding for St Louis was one of the worse flights I have ever seen..crew was rude..asked for a juice and she was mad because I didn't finish it..very uncomfortable flight..small plane."
Cons: "Got home"

Pros: "Boarding was uneventful, but I wish I could have gotten a gate check....I;m 76 and getting my bag above the seat is difficult. But the gate attendant said there was no gate check on that flight."
Cons: "I had a center seat and that is very uncomfortable for me."

Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "No room on board for carry on luggage and when gate checking luggage it resulted in further delaying me to make my connecting flight"

Pros: "I took 4 different flights and all the crews seemed to all be moody."

Cons: "It's 2.5 hours past our scheduled departure time and we're still sitting at the gate"

Pros: "Still not in stl"
Cons: "Still not in stl"

Pros: "Nothing. It's just ok."
Cons: "Nothing, just ok."

Cons: "Girl at gate was rude!!! After missing connecting because of Uniteds negligence, my brand new luggage first time used, zipper to main compartment was ripped half way out!! My clothes and stuff hanging out as its coming out baggage claim!!!!!! This was a nightmare"

Cons: "The snacks are too small."

Cons: "STINGY DRINK SERVINGS TINY SNACK BAGS"

Pros: "On time..nice staff"

Pros: "Tsa stopped all in my party for private screening to run us very late.."
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Staff was friendly"
Cons: "Delayed for 2 hrs after my 4 hr layover"

Cons: "The baggage claim at San Luis obispo was not acceptable"

Cons: "Some other carriers offer wifi inflight service free of charge. I tried connecting to wifi in flight with no success several times."

Pros: "newer plane. more personal space per seat"

Pros: "Convinunce"
Cons: "United airlines crew said that the plane had on board computer problems and then the crew said they couldn't fly because they were timed out on hours and we sat for 3 hrs in the plane only to here that they cancelled the flight and I had to scramble to find another flight to get to my destination"

Cons: "The fact that the tv is on constantly without the option to turn it off is annoying. The viewing length to passenger is too short to really enjoy (Probably not your fault). PLEASE permit us to turn it off."

Pros: "I liked that they waited for me because my flight was late getting in to San Francisco."

Pros: "flight was on time"
Cons: "airport gate lady would't let me run to the bathroom and quickly return for my checked carry-on for "security reasons." Then I heard about 4-5 people being paged to come pick up their checked carry-on luggage."

Cons: "Unable to depart due to pilot wanting windows washed. Created significant delay. Had to rebook flight for next day. Additional cost as a result. I will seek a refund which was due to the delay."

Pros: "The price, fact it was a direct flight"
Cons: "Both flights had mechanical problems, causing delays, the wait for luggage back in New York, over25 minutes"

Cons: "lost our bag, crying babies, uncomfortable plane"

Pros: "I was comfortable and I didn't die."
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Got to check 2 carry on pieces for free because too many people had carry on bags. We had paid to check one bag and would have to pick it up anyway, so checking extra pieces was not a problem and actually was very much appreciated."
Cons: "15 minutes late in taking off because an airline associate failed to close out a screen on the computer. It took too long to figure out the problem."

Cons: "It was not on united because it kept getting delayed."

Cons: "System was screwed up, boarding was a nightmare."

Pros: "Crew was wonderful."
Cons: "Seat was not comfortable for me but I have a bad back so not that it would affect others the same."

Pros: "Boarding back to front makes so much sense! Thanks!"

Pros: "The check in clerk took care to reprint my boarding pass so it reflects my TSA precheck status."
Cons: "The seat was stiff and uncomfortable"

Pros: "Not too much - the crew was nice."
Cons: "My flight from St. Louis to Denver did not charge me for a carryon bag. I was very surprised to be charged $50 for my carryon bag at the Denver checkin, When I complained I was presented with an incredibly rude attitude. The flight was crowded and the space was so very small and cramped. I will never fly Frontier again. Your cheaper rates are not worth the flight experience."

Pros: "Clean comfortable plane"

Cons: "Ground staff not able to help with cancellations- no notification about the delay - please provide better training"

Pros: "Landing was perfect!"

Pros: "Low cost ticket"
Cons: "Kid whinny most of the ride"

Pros: "Boarding went very quick."

Pros: "Plane was comfortable and clean"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Easy departure from Tampa. Captain kept us well informed."

Pros: ".."
Cons: "The fact i got stranded."

Cons: "No free soft drinks. Took too long to claim baggage"

Pros: "Fairly, I didn't eat the food and there was no entertaintainment."

Pros: "Advice"
Cons: "not providing many options"

Cons: "Same as above"

Cons: "My luggage was lost."

Pros: "The landing was good."
Cons: "$40 for a carry on? Come on now. $5 seat upcharge because "window seat"? Chairs that don't recline? You interrupt my already terrible nap so you can try to sell the entire plane your "no-black-outs" Mastercard. The cabin was much too hot, people complained and nothing was done -- adding insult to injury, water costs money. Every aspect of buying a ticket is littered with popups to upsell you to something "better" or more "exclusive". The entire experience from buying a ticket to touch-down was dehumanizing and an insult my intelligence."

Pros: "Cheap"
Cons: "Boarding was delayed by 35min and no reason was given. Bags were took 35min to arrive at baggage claim."

Pros: "On time. Easy boarding."
Cons: "No snack not even water!"

Pros: "I really did not feel any more crowded or uncomfortable than any other airplane Ive been on. I sort of like that the tray tables are the size of a large cell phone- less bulky than regular tray tables."
Cons: "The crew wasn't bad, just seemed unhappy to be there. There was some confusion with which gate we should be at, changed us three times before settling on the original gate. Boarding was no problem but then we waited without taking off for over 45 minutes. The pilot came over the intercom and informed us that he had no idea why we were delayed to take off, but that he would "find shortcuts" to get us there on time. The biggest gripe that we have is once we landed and went to baggage, several of us waited for golf clubs for close to an hour before a worker realized "they forgot" to turn on the button to allow oversized items to come out. Then she said "sorry I was busy with ticketing and Frontier doesn't have a baggage attendant". I just dont think the extra savings was quite worth the frustration."

Pros: "Cheap"
Cons: "No drinks"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "They changed the gate and told no one and the plane was delayed and they gave no notice"

Pros: "Crew was friendly"
Cons: "- They charge you extra for any tiny bit (seats, bags, ...). Makes the flight much more expense than what they tell you initially. - Seats are very uncomfortable and only have a tiny table - Unless you buy drinks, we only got water once during a +4 hours flight. - Flight took considerably longer than scheduled."

Pros: "pre assigned seats, more leg room on A321 than Boing 737, clean cabin"
Cons: "zone 4 boarding"

Pros: "I was very surprised at all of the small things and extra charges that you had for the flight. For example, even just paying for a soda on board I thought was a little overboard. And then once my flight was canceled they were of no help on rescheduling my flight and were not able to find another frontier flight for four more days. Myself and others were left to reschedule our own flights without any repayment of the difference in ticket price. I will not fly this airline again I caution everyone else at the lack of customer support and professionalism ."

Pros: "The gate agents were nice as the higher ups were lying to them"

Cons: "Continual delays with lack of communication and transparency."

Cons: "2 hours on hold to speak with a human. Then, no options to get back to St. Louis until 4 days later."

Cons: "The Huge weather delay has nothing to do with Frontier since the weather is out of there control. All I can say is you get what you pay for!"

Cons: "Didn't get a free drink, no inflight entertainment. But this is to be expected with a budget carrier."

Cons: "I understand that a lot of flights are charging for snacks and drinks these days and calling it a la carte (to make it sound fancy enough to justify the expense), but it is ridiculous to be expected to pay $3 for a bag of pretzels or a soda on a flight. Hiding that cost in the price of the ticket gives a MUCH better impression than being on the flight and waiting for the long-standing cherished ritual of accepting your meager snack, only to find that you have to pay $6 for it. Between this and the overall discomfort of the seats (they didn't recline, so I couldn't nap), the lack of in-flight magazine (if I can't nap, can't I at least pass the time with a crossword?), the carry-on fee, and the fact that the flight crew reminded us four or five times that they were also the clean-up crew so we should help them out by not littering, it was the most uncomfortable of any flight I have ever taken."

Pros: "The flight attendants were nice. We were on time."
Cons: "We wish we would've known about them charging for carry on bags ahead of time. We would've consolidated. Instead, we were surprised at the gate when we were informed that EACH carry on would be $40 EACH way! That added an additional $160 to our trip and was more expensive than our checked bags ($30). Then upon boarding, we were seated in a row without a window, and the tray tables are TINY. They charge extra for EVERYTHING, even water. After flying Southwest exclusively, all of this came as a surprise to us. We also have TSA Pre-Check, but the woman that checked us in said "she didn't have time to look it up", she seemed clueless."

Cons: "Seating unable to recline and width was small envn for a person of my structure"

Pros: "Plane not full. Had row to myself"
Cons: "A beverage would be nice"

Pros: "Easy and friendly"

Pros: "I had neve flown Frontier before. The boarding experience was orderly, fast & efficient."
Cons: "There was no free wifi"

Pros: "I submitted a review a few days ago."

Pros: "All airline employees were pleasant and professional."
Cons: "Not enough leg room."

Pros: "Friendly; clean; efficient"
Cons: "Bit of turbulence but not the airlines fault"

Cons: "Expensive, uncomfortable, no food or drinks"

Pros: "Orderly, polite and well done."
Cons: "I'd sure like a free small snack."

Pros: "No food was served on the plane"

Pros: "it was a great trip."

Cons: "I didn't like the $1.99 for soft drinks"

Cons: "No complimentary snacks or drinks. Seating was uncomfortable because of how stiff, small, short arm rests and seat did not recline."

Pros: "Seat size and leg room."
Cons: "I had called to have a wheelchair ready for my 90 yr old mother. No wheelchair. Luckily someone helped get one for her, but I had to push it while pulling suitcases. Very disappointed because I had called the day before to verify the wheelchair. No free beverages."

Pros: "What is the point of assigning passengers zones if they aren't going to use them for boarding. Asking all zones to board as once created chaos and tension in the line. It was unnecessary and unorganized. Waiting for luggage was excruciating. I've never waited that long for my luggage, and the only reason why I waited for luggage was because Frontier charges more for passengers to carry on than to check luggage. I will try to avoid this airline at all costs in the future."
Cons: "See previous comments."

Pros: "The flight attendants were very friendly on this flight, even offering to help me carry my son's car seat as I was traveling with 3 children under 8 by myself (this doesn't often happen with flight attendants on any carrier!)"
Cons: "- boarded early and then made announcement that they were closing the door and everyone needed to board (this was 30 mins. before scheduled departure); my children and I were running to this gate from another gate when we had to make a pit stop at the bathroom for my 2 year old to use the potty - we heard the announcement and sprinted to the gate in enough time, but 1 minute more and they would have had the door closed and not let us on."

Pros: "Wheel chairs were provided as requested for the long haul from the check-in area to the gate. Boarding was done quickly and efficiently."
Cons: "Added charge for stowed baggage, snacks/drinks and seating choice. What appeared to be a competitive air fare turned out to be more than the competition was charging."

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