Pros: "Seats were comfortable and the way the seats are designed works great if someone on front reclines. It does not construct your legs or space in front of you"
Cons: "A sandwich or something of the sort would have been good"
Cons: "Flight was good. Since flying is everyday anymore if you want perks you will just have to pay for something more."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and had an exit row for more room"
Cons: "A better charging port for the seats. Both of ours did not work"
Pros: "Crew was amazing. Very professional and organized. Plane was clean and seats comfortable."
Cons: "No seat entertainment."
Cons: "My name was on both reservations, i did not notice this until my wife and i tried to check in. They would not change the name on one of the tickets to my wife, Kathleen. So we had to cancel the entire reservation. I have trip insurance with Allianz, and am trying to get a refund for the tickets. If"
Pros: "Amazing crew"
Cons: "Tight seats, no access to actual WiFi unless you purchase a yearly or monthly plan"
Cons: "Boarding could have been better. If you have 5 groups you should have 5 lines — not 2. Also the terminal in Holland was extraordinarily cold."
Pros: "The crew was very helpful and kind."
Cons: "The entertainment app did not allow me to watch any of the quality programming and my seat to Chicago was extremely cramped and did not recline."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Space a little cramped.for spmepne 6'3""
Pros: "Everything was really smooth sailing."
Cons: "Everything was great! The Charleston airport is small yet very nice inside"
Pros: "Check-in process was smooth"
Pros: "Nice Flight Actual flight was smooth for the most part. We saved time and arrived at Narita 45 minutes early."
Cons: "The food was awfull!! To put it mildly, every meal was simply low standards and tasteless."
Pros: "Lots of leg room for a regional jet."
Cons: "AC was not very good. Very warm on flight."
Pros: "all was very good"
Pros: "That it got me to Paris safe"
Cons: "No outlets to charge your phone, and the tv played the same movie over and over. The meals were also cheap. Didn't like any of them. Should have flown southwest or delta."
Pros: "Staff are so nice"
Pros: "Staff in Syracuse where awsome from the guy at the united check in Guest to the TSA Gal who had to give us a patdown super sweet and helpful."
Pros: "The actual crew on the flight was lovely and apologetic, did everything they could to help us despite the delays. At least that's something."
Cons: "Delayed for over an hour but not notified of the length of the delay in a fashion which would allow me to drive the 2 hours to Chicago in order to make my connection. Repeatedly told the connecting flight was the last one out of the entire airport to my final destination. Heard other travelers discussing that they had been rebooked onto an alternate airline and then found a later flight on Kayak, walked up to podium and asked to be rebooked on that specific flight, which they grudgingly did. Of note, I was repeatedly reassured that they were "sure" I would make my connection without a problem and to stop worrying so much. My flight left out of Madison 2 minutes after my connection departed Chicago. I usually fly a different airline, whose flights out of Madison were all on time that day, and will do so in the future despite more expensive ticket. The actual crew on the flight was lovely and apologetic, did everything they could to help us despite the delays. At least that's something."
Pros: "Flight was on time and boarding was smooth."
Cons: "The crew weren’t as welcoming. No leg room at all."
Cons: "Flight was delayed multiple times"
Pros: "The pricepoint"
Cons: "Placed in last row, middle seat because it was the economy fare. But you get what you pay for! It was such a turbulent flight. Many people screamed. The captain never came on the intercom to address the problem."
Cons: "One of the crew members was late to arrive, so boarding was delayed. However, The gate crew was amazing, very communicative and apologetic. During the flight the attendants seemed very agitated, I think a smile would go along way to improve the attitude of everyone. I also work with the public, I get that it is challenging, but I do believe that the simple gesture of a smile sets the tone."
Pros: "The service at the check-in wass awful. The problem with the kiosk machine, I asked for help and they responded rutely. No Customer Service Skills."
Cons: "The crew in the plane was wonderful."
Pros: "The boy who changed my ticket"
Cons: "My flight was changed and I did not receive an email or any notification. The woman at MIA airport was rude and made it known she did not care. She said it was canceled due to weather, but weather in Chicago was fine."
Pros: "Free personal device entertainment. Seat was comfortable for coach."
Cons: "Flight crew was less than friendly. In flight device was just ok."
Cons: "Was forced to pay for a carry on check in while flight was not full and overhead cabins weren't full"
Pros: "Why doesn't an airline do the maintenance changing a tire or refuel before passengers board a plane"
Pros: "Every thing"
Pros: "Everyone that works there"
Cons: "No free WiFi"
Pros: "Clean aircraft, swift flight"
Cons: "Seat was changed to last row/middle seat (not what initially booked or confirmed with online check-in). Before takeoff, attendant moved all passengers in back row to alternate seats. Which meant that I was no longer traveling with my colleague. Unfortunately, that made our intended meeting time impossible."
Cons: "Flight was very cramped and overbooked. Many overhead bins were broken shut and couldn't hold anything- causing overcrowding of bins."
Pros: "I couldn't finish the movie becayse it kept refreshing."
Cons: "Customer service, didn't have our seats"
Pros: "United Provide good service"
Cons: "The flight delayed"
Pros: "nice airplane with more legroom than our flight down."
Pros: "It was on time"
Cons: "10 minutes on the plane after getting to gate"
Pros: "The TSA in Miami is the easiest I have dealt with. Took about 4 minutes to get through. I was first row so the seat was actual comfortable, great because I've been having back pain. Meal was decent, crew was frindly."
Cons: "The jack-hole diagnally behind us who insisted on stowing his bags above my head, even though the overhead above him was empty. Weird."
Pros: "I liked that everything was on time and there was no hold ups"
Cons: "Food ...... Did not purchase so can't say anything about it but no one minded if we brought our own. No problems"
Pros: "Flight and service were great."
Cons: "United it terrible at letting you know flights are delayed. Got to the airport and found out my flight wasn't going to take off till 2:45 which was 4 hours later then my scheduled flight. I asked the ticketing associate why it was delayed and she said that it was due to crew issues. At least let me know that the flight is delayed so I didn't have to get to the airport 5 hours before my flight took off."
Pros: "Some gate agents were very helpful and friendly with making (gratis) layover changes due to weather issues in my original layover city."
Cons: "They don't assign seats ahead of time, in FCA...too much "juggling" people around prior to boarding."
Pros: "Very clean and friendly"
Cons: "The seats are so narrow in coach that the man with broad shoulders that sat next to me could not help being in my seat. I needed to be able to sleep, since it was an overnight flight. This was not possible."
Pros: "The flight attendents were attentive and did a great job."
Cons: "Customer service was rude to us about our carry on. It was fine on the way to Boston, but made to pay and check it on the way back. other customers had bags our size but we we're rudely told "you need to go pay for your bag that's it". The bag fit effortlessly in the top on the way there."
Pros: "guess that the only thing I liked is that there was no problem during the flight."
Cons: "When we landed un Houston it took forever to get off the plane. It was unclear where to get my luggage. I had to leave it to pass through TSA to run and try to catch my flight from Houston to Chicago. When I arrived at my gate I got there just in time because they were starting to board the plane. I was uconfortable sitting between two men. I traveled alone. When we landed in Chicago, took forever to get to the gate so we can get off the plane. There was no entertainment, at least for me. My phone was way low in battery and ai couldn't watch anything."
Cons: "Delays, had to stay overnight in Chicago since we arrived 6 hours late"
Pros: "The flight attendant gave me the whole can of bloody mary mix tomato juice. The captain got a wheelchair to come for me. Flight price was good! Skycaps were great!!"
Cons: "I am disabled so its hard enough dealing with small bathrooms, but to then find FILTHY TOILETS! Both toilets/bathrooms in economy were disgusting! There was pee or poop or menstrual blood on one of the toilet seats and just pee all over the other seat. I went into one toilet and came back out to go to the other one. I told the flight attendant and he just shrugged his shoulders and went back to eating his bagel. I had to clean off the seat! Peanut mix is not enough each passenger should get 2 packages. The flight attendants were not careful when steering that drink server thing and hit several people with it moving down the aisle. My wheelchair was not there when we landed and i had to wait for it. The seats in the back of the plane seem like the cushion is high in the back so you feel like you're almost standing! Not enough room between video screen and my face. Shouldnt have to pay for entertainment."
Pros: "I liked the selection of food and drink items"
Cons: "I had seat 22f I think the next time I fly, since I haven't for awhile I will upgrade to something with more leg room because I am 6' tall and had a large person sitting next to me so I was a little bit cramped for space"
Pros: "I like that they had the zones set up so there was not a huge mob all waiting and having to fight through everyone. I liked that the flight had tv monitors and was able to have some entertainment for the 2hr + flight. The crew was helpful and polite."
Cons: "I didn't like that the price for the entertainment was $7.99 it would be nice if it was free or a little cheaper."
Pros: "The price"
Cons: "I was unable to board because I didn't see the boarding time. This should be available even if it is just an estimated time. This way if I am running late I know what time I have to be there."
Pros: "There was no redeeming qualities to flying Frontier"
Cons: "Literally everything. They charged for everything, hidden fees and terrible staff. Will never fly frontier again"
Cons: "The seats were uncomfortable for a 3 hour flight."
Cons: "Delayed Baggage took 45 min to arrive"
Cons: "We booked Fontier for our trip coming from Miami and flying into Chicago, months ahead of time. This flight was booked to return home after our debarkation of the Carnival Victory Cruise. There was an unfortunate event that occurred while we were aboard and only about 40 minutes away from being back in Miami; 26-year-old Thomas McElhany had gone overboard. Although we were close to the Miami port, The Carnival Cruise made the decision to turn the boat around in search for the missing persons body. We had absolutely NO control over this. After calling Frontier and explaining the situation, they refused to accommodate us, stating that they could not find another same-day flight for us and that we would have to also pay a cancellation fee of $99. Although many of our friends and family and even several other members aboard were able to be reimburse for their tickets with different airlines, we were stuck trying to scrap up enough money to get back home on a new flight. Not only was this emotionally draining as the situation created complete chaos aboard, it was financially draining, causing us to have to ask family to help to pay for our return home. Frontier could have done better in their attempt to accommodate us due to circumstances beyond our control. The only option we were given was to stay in Miami for two days and then fly out, only after paying the cancellation fee and paying the difference for a new flight. This too wasn't an option, as we would have had to stay on the streets of Miami, as hotels (for two days), cost. What was to be a great vacation turned into a nightmare and the airline that we hoped and prayed would be our saving grace, completely abandoned us. We are still trying to recover both emotionally from the situation that occurred aboard, and financially after having to book with another airline with money we didn't have."
Cons: "I got a notification that my 11:20AM flight from MIA to ORD is delayed for 5 minutes. Upon arrival in airport, I was told that there's a mechanical problem with the plane in ORD and that the plane hasn't left ORD (flight time 3:20). Thankfully, we had a place to stay for a day so we asked to be re-booked for the flight for the next day. Others took a refund and went to book a flight on a different airlines. Others had to wait until arrival of equipment and their plane didn't leave until 8:15PM that day (meaning they had to be in the airport for 9 hours!) I understand that the airline has limited amount of equipment and crews, but earlier notification would have been appreciated"
Pros: "Frontier does poor job of giving info ... i never know what to expect. Their online process was not userfriendly .,. I didnt know if i properly paid for extra room snd baggage ... some seats lean bsck, some dont .,. They charge for evrrything so it really isnt a deal either"
Pros: "Arrived safely"
Cons: "Additional costs for - EVERYTHING! Uncomfortable seats - even the ones you pay extra $$$ For! Inefficient baggage check-in Miami."
Cons: "Paying for carry on bags is a rip off. I will avoid frontier in the future because of this."
Pros: "Clean plane. Great flight attendants. On time flight."
Pros: "Availability to purchase larger front seats."
Cons: "Luggage was left at initial airport and has to be sent 12 hours later to hotel in Miami. Staff were also kind of rude and looked tired."
Cons: "Cheap initial cost but they charge for everthing. A budget airline, including employee numbers. 2hour line to check in, and entire passenger group waited over an hour for baggage to arrive at luggage carousel at destination. Won't fly them again."
Pros: "Very nice people and on time both ways"
Pros: "The attendants were all very nice and professional"
Pros: "I liked the price but class of service given.....i would gladly pay more. I arrived at the ticket counter at 9am to a line of people with 12 empty counters.We were told by other airlines and security that they open at 9:30.Finally some came at 9:45...and then only one person. Also by the time I added an additional 65.00 for baggage my flight ended up costing more than if I would have taken a classier airline."
Cons: "We had to pay $45 for one carry-on piece of luggage. There was a $3 charge for a bottomless cup of coffee during the flight. The only free service was a cup of water. The flight attendant never offered a refill of the coffee until I asked and there wasn't any coffee left."
Cons: "Our flight was cancelled and we were not notified prior to arriving at the airport. We had to book our flight with another airline that resulted in a higher cost. It would have been nice to receive notification that the flight was cancelled prior to departure."
Cons: "they canceled the flight 2 days in a row everyone was flying had to book a southwest flight. and they only give a partial refund. do not use them."
Pros: "I liked everything about my Frontier experience. The seats were comfortable and I had plenty of leg room. The booking process was smooth and all the extra fees were explained. Since my price was so low, even with extra baggage fees, it was a bargain. I would fly Frontier anytime."
Cons: "everything - snotty flight attendants on the way back Customer Service phone lines totally unacceptable. Cheap in every sense of the word - NEVER AGAIN"
Pros: "Absolutely nothing"
Cons: "Worst experience of my life with an airline. Will never, ever fly with this airline again. Worst customer service. Customer help does not exist. Tried contacting them on two separate occasions. I waited over 30 minutes both times before becoming frustrated and hanging up, which is exactly what they are counting on. Will more than likely go under in a few years. Good riddance."
Cons: "Our flight was cancelled twice and solutions were handled poorly by frontier's customer service. I will never fly with this airline again."
Cons: "I wish the seats were able to recline for comfort. Other than that I really enjoyed my flight."
Cons: "Seats tiny n don't recline. Beverages were for purchase--- really? Is a soft drink that expensive? Never frontier again"
Pros: "The crew was fantastic very accommdating and friendly and i arrived at my destination ahead of schedule always a plus!"
Cons: "Eventhough i paid for the more roomier seats, it was still a tight squeeze. Next time I'll choose seats by the wing or thr very first rows."
Cons: "The added charges for seat selection, baggage, and carry-on bag. No complimentary snacks during flight. But they did offer a glass of water when asked if anything is complimentary. The personnel at the check-in counter were rude and not very kind. Acted as if they did not want to be there."
Pros: "Everything was on time. The seats were comfortable. No big issues."
Cons: "You have a box to measure carryons at the desk and the representative said bags needed to fit it, but they never checked bags as they were brought on board, and many of them were way over size. That leads to a shortage of space for those of us who used correctly sized bags. You need to enforce the rules. The copilot's announcements were mumbled and very quiet. You could hardly hear them. The pilot's announcements were fine."
Pros: "It was fairly quick"
Cons: "Cant bend back the chairs"
Pros: "No frills on this flight. I did not partake in the food or beverage services nor did I check or carryon any luggage but the flight was relatively smooth and seats were of average comfort but all of it was worth the great price I paid for the quick trip"
Cons: "No cup holders and my seat didn't recline so I couldn't sleep."
Pros: "No frills, good service."
Cons: "Everything is an a additional cost"
Pros: "The friendliness of the flight crew"
Cons: "Cramped leg space"
Pros: "The plane did not crash. That is the only positive aspect of the trip I could come up with."
Cons: "I paid for my checked luggage, which was expected and fine, however I was told my carry-on bag was okay but it was not. After my ticket had been scanned at the gate and I was already halfway down the gangway, a gate agent began yelling at me to come back. The other passengers looked at me like I was a criminal or something and it was quite humiliating. The agent said (rather rudely) that I had to pay an additional $40 for my carry-on. I explained that I was told the bag was fine when I was at the ticket counter but they did not care. They further informed me that I was paying $10 more for my bag than I would have at the ticket counter, leaving me feeling scammed. I emailed the company immediately upon arrival, explained the situation, and asked for a refund of the carry-on fee given the unusual circumstances. I was flatly refused. Horrible experience, horrible employees, horrible customer service, horrible airline. Their ticket prices might be low, but that only seems to be to lure customers in so they can be tricked and swindled for more money. I paid more for my bags than I did for my ticket!! This company seems to operate on a "bait and switch" business model and through some research I did on them following this experience I found they already have compliants against them to the Better Business Bureau. AVOID THIS AIRLINE AT ALL COSTS!!!"
Pros: "If I didn't feel like I was price gouged with all the hidden costs I would have enjoyed it"
Cons: "Advertising is misleading, $216 turned into $550+ Ruined our whole trip"
Pros: "The passengers."
Cons: "How long it took us to land in Chicago and the fact that we were lied to about the situation. My Brother had landed in Chicago, but the captain was informing us that all were in a hold over O'hare."
Cons: "Our flight was delayed twice without any explanation available to us. Horrible!"
Pros: "How cheap my flight was and boarding the plane went smoothly"
Cons: "That I have to pay $35 for my carry on...no other airline does that! And charging extra for window seats? Absolutely ridiculous."
Cons: "I expected because of the cheap price of the plane ticket that I would have to shell out some money for my baggage but I assumed that Frontier followed normal airline guidelines and allowed customers a personal item and carryon. It was not until the time I decided to check-in (I decided by the way, the intermediary site did not notify me of a check in or anything) that I discovered that carryons were not included. It was during checkin that I also discovered that picking a seat, any seat, cost money. I have never before encountered this, not on any airline. When I got on the flight the tray table turned out to be slightly smaller than my hand, which as a fairly small woman, is not very big to begin with, so it was entirely inadequate to support my laptop. I did try but I could not even get the screen open at an angle which allowed me to view it. Lastly drinks on the flight were not complimentary as I have experienced on all other flights. Perhaps I am spoiled but I found it highly disappointing that I could only be expected to receive water. In summation, never again will I fly Frontier"
Pros: "Crew and all staff members were terrific!"
Cons: "Seats don't recline. But that could be the Norm these days"
Cons: "I fly quite a bit. Take off was very rough. Also I have TSA Pre check but Frontier doesn't seem to have this so that was inconvenient."
Pros: "Frontier is the new breed of airlines that will soon be charging you for the air you breath on the plane! There is nothing I can recommend about this airline. Every step of the process involves additional charges including charges for seats, early-check-in and carry on luggage…. carry on luggage is an additional $40.00!!! Many of the other passengers felt misled and this resulted in a number of frustrated, angry and disappointed people at check-in."
Cons: "All of the concealed extra charges; seats were too small for an average adult."
Cons: "Folks at the counter were rude"
Cons: "Had to pay for carry on and water. What a joke!! A unruly child was screaming and pounding on the back of my seat and there were open seats up front so I ask a attendant if I could move up. The attendant told me according to FFA regulations I needed to stay in my seat. I FOUND OUT LATER WHAT SHE TOLD ME IS TOTAL BS!!!!! Never again Frontier!!!!"
Cons: "Crying toddler kept hitting my daughter's chair and when my daughter asked the flight attendant of she could move to an empty seat, she told her no. Will never fly frontier again"
Pros: "The fast boarding"
Cons: "The price of the flight did not include information about the luggage and seat fees. As a dependent of an active duty service member, I have never had to pay for luggage. Ever. And to have to pay for a seat on the plane, an additional $150 round-trip for luggage and pay for water on the flight too, it made me very angry. I will never use Frontier Airlines for any or my travels, nor will I ever recommend that anyone uses them either. In fact, I have already told friends and family to avoid Frontier because they are a total rip off!"
Cons: "Horrible airline. Worst customer service and do little to nothing when it comes helping you out"
Pros: "Time of travel, we arrived earlier the the scheduled time"
Cons: "Little bumpy but otherwise good"
Pros: "Staff definitely friendly and helpful"
Cons: "Bag fees it's a nickel and dime process"
Pros: "The worst flight I have ever had. Most uncomfortable seats I've ever sat in. I will never ever fly this airline again. They also charge for everything. Everything had a fee. Horrible experience. I guess AA is the best."
Pros: "Crew were helpful"
Cons: "People are not cattle. Airline profits make flying comfortably a thing of the past. This flight was no different."
Pros: "The flight attendants were really nice, funny, and attentive. They were great."
Cons: "I think it is insane that the overweight charge is double. The baggage fees are insanely expensive and the seats are so close together on the plane you feel like you are sitting in each others lap. Considering how many passengers they have on the plane and how much money they make show how horrible the baggage fees are because clearly they are making profit. Also, you can't even get water without paying for it. Everything here costs, this is why I will continue to fly with Southwest and I will never fly with this airline again."
Pros: "Flight departed on schedule and arrived before scheduled. Attendants were courteous and helpful."
Cons: "Very cramped seating. Was OK for short flight, but would be very uncomfortable for longer flights. $3.00 for a drink of water!"
Pros: "When I got my seating assignment, not only was it a window seat, but it was also one of the big seats in the second to front row."
Cons: "There were no in flight movies."
Pros: "Price Crew"
Cons: "Seats dont recline Not even a bottle of water provided"
Pros: "are flight was on time,the crew was great, very friendly."
Cons: "you pay too much for luggage.you have to make the seat more comfortable."
Pros: "Crew was friendly."
Cons: "Late 4.5hrs, several false "we're boarding now". No communication of what the issue was. No in-flight service, even a soda wasn't free. Never again."
Cons: "How about an email or text that you are cancelling my flight? Next opportunity to go is two day away - not acceptable!"
Cons: "Hidden fees, water cost money, you save nothing with the cheap fair"
Cons: "I thought I had checked in to the flight earlier in the day. When I arrived at the check in counter to see if another flight was available, the only other option would have gotten me there after 2 stopovers. I was headed to a wedding and had to make the rehearsal dinner. The woman at the Kayak counter suggested that I try to get a new flight with a different airline. I did, and transferred airports. The next day, I received a note that my entire itinerary was cancelled because i had missed one leg of my trip. After spending 30 minutes on the phone with the help desk (who were very nice, but wouldn't budge) i was unable to get anywhere. Then, I had to buy another one way flight home to make it to work the next day. I will never fly Spirit again."
Pros: "We made it safely."
Cons: "Flight delays, we were on the plane for an hour after landing. sitting on the tarmac."
Pros: "The plane seemed safe and the flight crew were human"
Cons: "An hour plus delay at New Orleans due to weather at O'Hare turned into an extra 40 minutes dickering around the runways waiting for a gate. Also, as we approached final descent, we were told to return our seat backs to their upright position, which is kind of a dick move because the seats on this plane don't recline. Too much A/C."
Cons: "Flight was cancelled without explanation. Found out at the airport instead of text, email, or call beforehand."
Pros: "Seats are the most uncomfortable I've ever experienced. Maybe acceptable for short flight, but more than 2 hours never again."
Pros: "At one time I excused the consistent lack of customer service. I overlooked feeling simply like a number, for price but I was sadly wrong. Worse customer service on the planet..."
Cons: "I arrived at 5:40 stood in line not knowing more check in machines one the other side of where the customers stood. (Had the agent focus on us instead of being on the phone). Had check in on the drive there got there and was told I need two check in prior to 40 min of my flight. I said mam it's 5 min after if You try help me I'll make it. She sent me to another line, then they sent me to another line so he could say no refunds I should have read the fine print..... KICKER TO ALL THIS I MISS MY AUNTS FUNERAL AND THAT FLIGHT WAS DELAYED ONE HOUR... if they had pretended to do some customer service I'd have made my flight and her funeral."
Pros: "I made it home from NOLA in one piece."
Cons: "Had to wait for a gate to open for 40 minutes once we landed at our final destination. I realize that's not entirely the airlines fault, but it is their fault for thinking that it takes close to 3 hours to fly from NOLA to Chicago when it really only takes a little over 2 hours. So of course O'Hare didn't have a gate ready when we arrived 40 minutes early."
Pros: "The flight was delayed two hours. When we landed at our destination, we had to wait for over an hour to dock."
Cons: "Was told the only flight I would be guaranteed a seat on to Chicago was not until 36 hours later- So I bought a new ticket on a different airline to go home."
Pros: "I liked the easy boarding process. The crew was very polite. It was an easy, smooth flight."
Cons: "I am 5'3 and I only had a few inches between my knees and the back of the seat in front of me. Not super comfortable but my flight was only 2 hours so it was manageable."
Pros: "I picked my seat beforehand and it was a big, comfy seat. Flight was on time and smooth. Nice crew members"
Cons: "I dislike that you can't even get water without paying for it. Offer a little something!"
Cons: "Never got to Vegas because Spirit cancelled my flight w no alternative"
Pros: "The crew was very nice, jovial, made a lot of jokes and kept it light. The airplane, upon boarding, was clean. That's the best I can say about Spirit."
Cons: "Spirit has lower costs, but at a price. To check a bag is another $50, and $55 to carry it on, and while you can get discounts on this if you sign up to be an awards member with Spirit and manage it PRIOR to your flight, this was not explained anywhere in my original booking. Food and beverages are SO overpriced - it's clearly a major profit center for Spirit. The plane was not comfortable. Very tightly crowded, seats do not recline, no back pockets for storage, no entertainment or WiFi - bare bones comfort. At the Las Vegas airport, we waited in line to check our bags at the Spirit counter (the only option for bag checking) after signing in at the Kiosk for over 40 minutes, and at 45 minutes until our flight was about to take off, finally took our boarding passes so we could go through Security. If Security had been busy, we would have missed our flight. This was NOT handled well as they kept calling other flights to "jump" the line. Basically, Spirit touts a lower-cost airline for a small downgrade in comfort. In reality, it is a very SLIGHTLY lower-cost airline with a major downgrade in convenience and comfort. I will not be selecting Spirit again."
Pros: "Checked 30 minutes before flight due to no assistance from staff with kiosk. Was not not allowed on scheduled flight. I had to rebook, costing me $99. Instead of fight that would have brought me home at 3pm, i made it to my destination at 11pm which cost me additional parking fees."
Pros: "Jan 2 flight was cancelled due to crew issues. Spirit refunded me and said I would have to find another flight with another carrier. They could not get me to Chicago till Jan 5 which was unacceptable. As soon as I use my mileage points I am done with spirit. They don't leave on time and this has been going on for years"
Cons: "The seats were much more confined than flight to phoenix, I asked if I could occupy empty seats behind me, I was told no by flight attendant, medical purposes, yet one of them occupied during flight. I was very uncomfortable and in physical pain afterwatd, I will pay more $$ next time for extra room in other airline. I was also charged twice for reserving carry on luggage. Paying extra to eliminate these factors will be worth it too me."
Pros: "The price was reasonable."
Cons: "The seats that don't recline, and the high prices for any refreshments."
Cons: "Rip off airline...not worth the cheap price to then pay $55 for a carry on bag...plus you have to pay for drinks on the plane."
Pros: "Price of ticket"
Cons: "Primitive boarding procedure nearly caused us to miss the flight. Kiosks won't print your boarding pass within 45 minutes of your flight time, even if you are checked into your flight. And Spirit does not permit you to use a boarding pass on your phone, you must waste natural resources & print. Unfortunately, we had a problem while returning our rental car, so we were later to the kiosk than planned. So, we had to wait in line to ask an employee at the counter to print out boarding passes. Thanks to the kind passengers of LAX airport letting us jump in line several times, we made our flight just as doors closed."
Cons: "We were delayed over an hour, with no support at the gate to explain why or let us know when we would be leaving. Incredibly frustrating, as I booked this flight (instead of another airline) for the departure time. Would have rather used another airline.."
Cons: "There is a check in policy of 45 minutes before boarding designed to make you miss your flight. I had to pay an extra 99 dollars on a 180 dollar ticket and was rerouted making me miss a day of my trip. On the way back the tries to make me pay 55 dollars to check a carry on even though they hadn't on the flight out. Worst airline I have ever encountered anywhere near"
Cons: "Seats were uncomfortable and the workers were taking too much at the ticket counter then getting customers tickets in a timely manner."
Pros: "First time flying it was a nice smooth process from the time I showed up at the airport to the time I touched down in the next city. Had some nice conversation between two attractive girls with my randomly assigned seat. The staff of flight attendants were very friendly and had great senses of humor."
Cons: "I ended up taking a bag that was larger than the pictured carry on size on my return flight - but on the flight to Chicago I had to pay for bag check (52.00). Had I known I wouldve just used a slightly smaller bag."
Cons: "We thought we found a great price for a quit trip to visit our new niece. We were totally wrong. Spirit charged us more than then the industry norm for a checked bag. I had tried to check it in early online but their mobile functionality doesn't handle payments. So that was $50. When we arrived they were highly disorganized and it wasn't clear what line to get into. Let's just assume that's just part of an airport experience. We get to the gate, and see that the flight has been delayed an hour. We decide to hang out there and learn over the intercom that the flight was delayed 2 more hours. Did they update the screen? Nope. Less than 20 minutes later they were boarding. It gets better though! After partly boarding the flight, they made everyone get out. We were grounded for a long time before and after landing without adequate information from the pilot on why or for how long. Finally when it got to the point I was going to pass out they wouldn't give me water because "I had the entire flight to make a purchase." Never again!! Never!!!"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "I could not check in using my phone. Had to log onto a computer to sign in online. Was not given my flight info, had to call for it because the online log in said "no itineraries found" when I did have a flight so I had to call and be on hold for 20 minutes before someone would email me my itinerary. Seats do not go back. Flight pricing, I felt tricked and like I was scammed. Nothing is included. Everything is so expensive."
Pros: "We had a lot of room, we were in and out and the flight was quick and easy."
Cons: "when we were "checking in" it was difficult to add seats and add carry on luggage. also there were hidden fees we were not aware of at time of booking the flight. like paying for a seat, i thought that was covered by purchasing a ticket, & when do you need to pay for carry on luggage. i felt that spirit was "nickel & dime" the entire time."
Pros: "The staff was extremely helpful in trying to handle boarding issues that could have been resolved with upper mgmt just allowing more workers during peak time instead of operating at "bare fare" as they like to say....."
Cons: "Spirit is worst airline ever flown, worse than Caribbean flights. Checking was horrible. Flight is uncomfortable, planes are horrible. I am never flying Spirit again and will spend $30 extra to fly a normal airline."
Cons: "Our flight was delayed 3 hours, our connections were rerouted so we got to Vegas 12 hours later than planned, and the restaurants in the airport refused to take the free meal voucher."
Pros: "The flight attendants were very friendly"
Cons: "Just terrible, cheap airline"
Cons: "learning upon arriving at the airport that I had to pay $55 each way for a checked bag. Would prefer that Kayak warn buyers that they are likely to pay over $100 for a single bag other than a purse."
Pros: "I did not like any part of the experience. I love you kayak but please do not offer spirit airlines flights! They are truly terrible."
Cons: "Really dreadful! This airline is insanely riddled with hidden fees. They will charge you for every breath you take. By the time I was finished with paying the fees my flight had gone up by $100! Absolutely deplorable! I really enjoy kayak for the financial liberty it allows me and this Spirit airlines ripped it away from me. Not to mention none of these fees are mentioned before I purchased the flight! For god sakes buying a ticket doesn't even guarantee you a seat! I absolutely understand that every airline has extra fees, but Spirit was an insane outlier. I was charged for a Carry-on. A CARRY ON! Never again! Tisk tisk kayak!"
Cons: "The flight to Chicago was delayed 1 hour. I had an horrible experience with the return flight, they first delayed it 2 hours, then 3 hours, then 4 hours... I spent 5 hours in the airport before I gave up on them and cancelled my flight back. I had to buy a ticket from another company.... Also the ticket price is misleading because they charge you for carry-on luggage (like 50 USD). During the flight they even charge you for water, which is free in other airlines :-("
Cons: "I would never fly this airline again. I like to think I'm a pretty reasonable person when it comes to customer service, last minute changes, and things like that. Checking in was no problem. Our flight had already been delayed so I was prepared for a longer wait. As I sat there, the flight got delayed two additional times. Ok, no big deal, but when customers were asking why the attendants could not tell us. When asked a general time we would be boarding, people were told "when the captain gives us the OK." Finally, we boarded almost 4 hours later when the delay stated only 2 hours. The plane was OK, but the attendants were far from pleasant. I was OK with no Tvs, baggage prices, and all of that because I was aware beforehand, but the way the staff acted was completely disgusting. After finally getting Chicago, I waited almost 45 minutes for my bags. When I called my car to tell them the delay they replied that Spirit had been backed up all day. Why? No one really knew. On the way back from Chicago to Boston, the flight was set to board at 1:09 pm. The airport was extremely busy, so I did not get through security until about 1:40. I ran to the gate only to see that they hadn't boarded yet. No updated on their website of the delay and nothing sent to my email. We didn't actually board until about 2pm, and then had to wait an additional 30 minutes on the plane because one of the attendants was late getting on. So now, it is about 2:45 and we are finally taking off-originally scheduled at 1:54 with NO updates sent to the customers on the delay. No one explained the delay and no one could give a time when we would take off. A few people tried to call the airline to explain their concerns and were abruptly hung up on. The least Spirit could have done is listened to their concerns and gave an apology. I will never, EVER fly this airline, and I suggest you don't either."
Pros: "flight was on time"
Cons: "seats are too cramped. Passenger behind me kept kicking my seat the entire time (and she was a grown woman). People leaving the fight need to be told to be orderly. I had to calm down a verbal confrontation between two men because one guy try to rush from off from the back of the plane and bumped into another man. Crew did nothing, if I wouldn't have stopped the confrontation it may have gotten ugly."
Cons: "CARRY-ONS cost money. They cost more money if you don't buy them ahead of time. It costs extra to CHECK IN WITH AN AGENT. The airline is not upfront about any of this. These charges supposedly keep the cost of the ticket low: You only pay for exactly what you want (ie: if you don't have carry-ons, you can get away with paying less.). This is bullshit. They charge for WATER— tap water— on the plane. It is purely a money making scheme. They don't have repeat customers because they are awful. Oh and the seats are tinier than any flight I've ever been on. Truly the worst flying experience of my life."
Cons: "the worker saw me with terrible face and even they didn't explain me why my flight was canceled and they didn't help me anything . what they told me are just two things. refund or get another flight with another time .! . absoutely i did refund ."
Pros: "Crew and Flight Attendants were spot on. Flight was smooth and uneventful after leaving the gate. There is no (complementary) food nor entertainment on this flight, however, there isn't an option not to rate it."
Cons: "Flight left the gate an hour late."
Cons: "The check in line was ridiculously long. I pre-checked and paid for my bag on line and still had to wait in a long line."
Pros: "in-plane crew was efficient and unobtrusive."
Cons: "Plane landed late, taxied for later, and bags took over 2 hours to come out on baggage claim. some delays can be expected, but 3+ hour of delays without poor weather or any other noted special scenarios is absurd. No notices or apologies given."
Pros: "Excellent experience. It's always a good experience when the plane lands but to take a good thing to the level of excellence is not easy. Kayak and Spirit airlines are top-flight companies."
Cons: "I didn't know about Spirit airlines sooner."