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  • High season is considered to be January, November and December. The cheapest month to fly to South America is August.

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Top airline flying Manhattan to South America

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.2
American Airlines
Overall score based on 45,385 reviews
7.5
Boarding
7.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
6.7
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Fast food service"
Cons: "Very narrow seats in coach. If you’re sitting next to a larger person expect to be crunched."

Cons: "Missed connecting flight"

Pros: "Free reschedule of flight."
Cons: "Flight was cancelled for no reason."

Pros: "Flight time, availability on short notice"
Cons: "Delayed, no communication, delayed at boarding, sat at arrival with no gate."

Pros: "The plane was nice. The captain was friendly and informative, and the flight was great."
Cons: "The food was pretty mediocre with a small soggy sandwich that I didn't bother to eat. They force you to watch a very long and extremely boring trailer for Disney. You can't turn it off and have to sit through one bugman movie trailer after another."

Pros: "The crew was incredibly kind."
Cons: "N/a"

Cons: "The flight was delayed. I would have missed my connecting flight so rebooks through another midpoint. That flight was cancelled. Love AA! ☹️"

Pros: "Great Crew"
Cons: "More room"

Cons: "More beverages"

Cons: "AA1792 from Dallas to Cincinnati on 6/8/19 had no air conditioning. It was miserable. The brakes needed repair, too. No passengers seated in the premium exit aisle seats."

Pros: "Excellent service, friendly crew."
Cons: "Seats could be more comfortable."

Cons: "Be on time. Plus we were in first class and it would be nice if the center counsel was smaller giving the passenger more seat room."

Pros: "Crew was very friendly"
Cons: "Seats were extremely uncomfortable, and hurt my back very much."

Pros: "Going on vacation"
Cons: "Tvs for all seats"

Cons: "American’s little buses at DCA suck. Why should I have to wait for everyone who gate checked a bag to get to the terminal? Let me walk to the terminal, get more buses, or get more gates."

Pros: "nice flight attendant"
Cons: "had to board and squeeze into a bus to ride out to the plane. Had to stand for a really long time waiting for all passengers to gert on bus"

Pros: "Friendly, comfortable, and ON-TIME!!"

Pros: "Yes very pleasurable."

Pros: "Movies, food, drinks"
Cons: "2 hour delay, middle seat"

Pros: "Customer service, boarding and service onboard were excellent."
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "It was on time. I liked the head rests on the seats."

Cons: "Flight out to BCN was one of the worst in my life! Never had an agent (BA Denver) talk to you and then mid conversation say they closed 3 minutes ago (7 minutes in to trying to find a flight alternative for their cancelled flight...and I wasn’t being upset!)"

Pros: "Rude staff at the check in counter both flights. Very disappointed in American"
Cons: "Rude agent at first check in and again at second check in"

Pros: "Nothing at all"
Cons: "It was very hot inside the plane and dificult to sleep No breakfast when we arrived in Brazil In Lima, after the flight from Miami, the period for the connection to Brazil was very short. At the airport, when I inquired about attention to get through the security line, the answered was that we have to ask for permission to pass before the passagens that was waiting in queue."

Pros: "We shopped price, this was the most affordable flight for us."
Cons: "Getting seat reservations should be easier and sooner."

Cons: "I was stranded at the airport for hours until getting a last minute flight to Palm Springs which was 2 hours further from where I was originally headed and had to have my ride drive all the way down there to pick me up, not happy!"

Pros: "Food was better than expected."
Cons: "Flight was too warm."

Pros: "Voo pontual, atendimento da tripulação, serviço de bordo, qualidade da aeronave."
Cons: "no complaints"

Cons: "It was advertised that one can see entertainment through WIFi, but from my iPad, i can't connect to this WiFi. I tried several times until I just gave up."

Cons: "departed late, we have to wait 20 minutes on board, flight arrived late to destination and in Lima airport were not gates, no buses available so we have to wait another 25 minutes in the plane, once in the terminal another 15-20 minutes waiting luggage"

Pros: "While it wasn't Singapore Air ultra quality, the staff did a nice job for an USA-based airline. I appreciated the option of watching first run movies. There was one I wanted to see but would never have made the time to see it in the theater. Done."
Cons: "Sadly, I am a big guy (2XL to 3XL). Halfway through the flight, my left thigh was throbbing from the pressure. I cannot afford first class travel so this will presumably be an issue until I drop the weight."

Cons: "Terrible plane. Old. No tv. No charge points"

Pros: "Everything about the crew and the in-flight amenities was comfortable and well-planned. The flight attendants were friendly and responsive and the plane was clean and comfortable. I felt that there was enough legroom even in economy."
Cons: "The entertainment system lost power in my section about 30 minutes into a ten hour flight, and while some of that time was spent sleeping I wasn't even able to turn on the reading light. I know the flight attendants tried several times to restart the system and I appreciate that, but there were several dark lonely hours spent waiting for dawn."

Cons: "Cero entretaintment"

Pros: "My flight was delayed and redirected to a nervy airport. The staff at this airport was all on board and ready to assist everyone is getting the most current information and putting us a new connecting flights"
Cons: "The check in at LGA was not the smoothest. Most of the kiosk weren't working and was making it hard to check in"

Pros: "boarding was fast"
Cons: "The entertainment was not working, plane is really old, service mediocre."

Pros: "Boeing 777 was very comfortable and quiet. Power provided to each seat. Food and drink were readily available."
Cons: "They had to reboot the entertainment system 2 times to get it working which took over an hour. Had to redo seat assignments. Did not like bogus 79 and 129 dollar seat assignments that were designed to just extract more money from the customer."

Pros: "Good air and great stewardesses"

Pros: "I am going to miss the old MD80's when they are gone."

Pros: "Relatively uncorwdedcat that time so I got row to myself. Good amount of legroom"

Pros: "Newly refurbished plane"
Cons: "Ran out of red wine"

Pros: "Aircraft 777-200. I've seated in row 14, wich have great confort for legs."

Cons: "The flight was delayed, the ground staff made no effort to update its passengers as the mood to grow angry, however instead two of the counter people continued to laugh joke and talk between themselves as everyone grew more and more restless by 6:30pm"

Pros: "Non stop"
Cons: "Airline"

Pros: "once i was allowed to board the flight attendants were kind and apologetic"
Cons: "they overbooked the flight. when I asked for clarification about what I should expect, people at the gate were rude for without provocation. They told me I had no seat and were unapologetic about their mistake. when they, at the last minute, said there was room, they assigned me a seat that was already taken."

Pros: "The employee working the desk in Seattle was great. Long lines to check in and she took the time to assign us seats next to each other. Loved the bonus of the seats being in an exit row."
Cons: "Flight changed with no notification."

Cons: "The wifi did not work and we were not offered any food, and the beverage choice was only water or coffee. Very old plane with broken seats."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "The flight crew was extremely unfriendly especially a redhead woman with short hair. When it was time for beverages, she would yell out at each passenger "beverage!" She had no manners. Probably the worse I've ever had experienced"

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