Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Miami to San José
|August||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 36% drop in price.|
|December||Most popular time to fly with an average 40% increase in price.|
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|$298||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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American Airlines and British Airways have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Miami to San José. Confirm policies on booking site.
Costa Rica has allowed all countries in the world to enter by air.
Travelers must complete the digital Health Pass 48 hours before boarding.
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Costa Rica has eased their travel regulations and removed the requirement of RT-PCR tests for the detection of the coronavirus.
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An average nonstop flight takes 2h 53m, covering a distance of 1122 miles.
There are 60 (nonstop) flights between Miami and San José per week, averaging 8 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Copa Airlines ($76) and American Airlines ($89), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Copa Airlines ($194) and Multiple Airlines ($206).
American Airlines (7 times daily) is the most frequent flyer on this route.
From Miami to San José, Monday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Friday is the most expensive. Flying from San José back to Miami , the best deals are generally found on Saturday, with Wednesday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Miami you will be using Miami, often referred to as Miami Airport. You will be landing at San José Juan Santamaria Intl, also known as San José Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Seat was comfortable and the crew was courteous."
Pros: "I fly a lot, and I am very impressed with the level of consistency that Delta has offered the last couple of months. This flight didn’t disappoint. The crew was particularly friendly"
Cons: "Nothing I can think of-10/10"
Pros: "The Airbus was so futuristic. If you can make it more futuristic, even better."
Cons: "I didn't like that I had to put my bag under when there was plenty of room overhead."
Cons: "Flight was delayed and we missed our connection. Wondering why all the shuttles were parked and unavailable when you knew there were connection s that were tight."
Pros: "The cookies and soda was good and staff was exceptional. Instead of cheezits, chips would be better"
Cons: "Instead of cheezits, please upgrade to chips"
Pros: "Amazing entertainment display and the boarding process is smooth."
Pros: "Movies were good, once in flight it was a smooth ride"
Cons: "Communicate better during the delay"
Cons: "Let was a typical flight. About all you can hope for is that it is on time. That makes it excellent."
Cons: "Great flight. On time and friendly staff."
Pros: "Amazing crew, on time, decent coffee, plenty of drinks"
Cons: "The drinks cart was a little slow..."
Pros: "Arrived on time and smooth flight though it was completely full"
Cons: "Nothing. Every thing was great"
Cons: "They charged me $646 for the flight. And we departed 40 min later. I arrived late to my work. They gave me seat in the back of the plane. Horrible"
Pros: "Very comfortable seating!"
Cons: "The landing was a bit rough. Lol"
Pros: "Staff are adept at dealing with these issues but it is a systemic problem."
Cons: "Rather than pay luggage fees, people are bringing on their luggage and the flight ALWAYS runs out of space. Suitcases are being moved around right at people heads and more than once I've been hit and seen other people be hit in the head by a suitcase. Getting luggage in place used to be a simple and minor issue, now it occupies much of the time, energy, and attention of the cabin crew as well as the gate crew. I realize this is making money for Delta but the cost is being paid by people being hit in the head with luggage and the crew's unavailability to deal with other issues."
Pros: "Clean plane, quick turnaround"
Cons: "Food was awful. Didn't get my checked luggage in Manila upon arrival, was traced and left in New York JFK. Don't know who messed up with my luggage if Delta connection or China airlines."
Pros: "The take off and landing were very smooth and the crew was nice."
Cons: "Crying baby aboard"
Cons: "A 7+ hour delay!"
Pros: "No lines at the baggage drop off. No lines at TSA. Efficient and organized boarding. Seat area was clean. No delay, friendly energetic flight attendants."
Cons: "Lots of turbulence on the last 20 minutes of the flight. Captain had warned us. Nothing they can control though."
Pros: "Very nice and courteous crew."
Cons: "Lady at the gate was a bit standoff Ish and the delays were an annoyance."
Pros: "Seats. Service. Timing"
Pros: "Cody was such a great flight attendant. We weren’t seated with our kids and he helped us switch seats. He was so help and just sincerely nice. Really great person to represent your brand."
Cons: "No tv screen"
Pros: "Friendly, efficient"
Cons: "All went well"
Pros: "Good friendly staff. Delta Studios is neat."
Cons: "Small plane , last minute seat change, half hour delay"
Pros: "They gave me extra pretzels and 2 cans of soda"
Cons: "The seats were awful.. Miniscule"
Pros: "Very professional cabin crew"
Pros: "I always love flying on Delta! The service is always excellent. The crew is always nice and attentive!"
Pros: "Thank God I was able to get a refund"
Pros: "very punctual and nice aircraft"
Cons: "timming of the flight"
Pros: "Cheking was easy. Service was excellent. Flight was on time and got to New York 20 mins before time"
Pros: "It was on time"
Cons: "This flight was cramped. Not enough stretching room. Hard seats"
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Cons: "Kids yelling"
Pros: "We were traveling with a 4 month old lap infant, and the crew went out of their way to warm bottles and be friendly in general. The plane was clean and comfortable, and on this leg of our trip the entertainment system actually worked!"
Cons: "The only bad things were those that were totally out of Delta's control: weather delays and absolutely nasty and rude TSA agents who seemed to understand neither the concept of their Pre-Check system (no dedicated lines and no priority) nor the fun of traveling with an infant."
Pros: "Cabin crew were great. Food selection is good and appreciate the snacks."
Cons: "Wish all seats and electrical outlets. Was forced to check my bag at the gate and DID NOT think it was nessesary. There was plenty of room on the plane. They also didn't allow me to take my medicine out before it was checked. Luckily there were no issues with getting it back."
Pros: "Efficient boarding and unloading. Friendly staff. Good movies/tv shows."
Cons: "There was a storm so we flew in circles for over an hour. I didn't see headphones for the tvs (mine are bluetooth so they didn't work)."
Pros: "Pretty much nothing"
Cons: "Delta. They just hate their passengers"
Pros: "They had good entertainment for free. There were movies, tv shows, and games."
Cons: "The plane was delayed for 5 hours and the ride was longer than expected."
Cons: "My bag was damaged when I arrived at Orlando."
Cons: "Food and entertainment as always."
Pros: "I got home. That's the highlight. We didn't have any incidents."
Cons: "Took off late because the bus to transport flight attendants were late. Backed up once into New York. Had to circle several times. Once landed we waited in a queue behind 10 aircraft."
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "Always a delay with Delta"
Cons: "I will avoid the airline at all costs"
Cons: "No blanket if you're not 1st class lol. I haven't flew in solo long, idk,i thought they were complimentary lol. & cups of water? What happened to the Shasta's lol."
Pros: "Excellent service and on-time"
Cons: "Baggage charge"
Pros: "People were nice."
Cons: "I didn't like having my seat assigned at the gate. I booked this flight months ago, but yet somehow I got the very last row of the plan. Which is the noisiest location with the least amount of room. On the flight back they put me in the second to last row, even though there were about 10 seats empty scattered throughout the plan. Made no sense to me."
Pros: "The Punctuality"
Cons: "No comments"
Cons: "The seats are very tight, no tv, the rest of it wonderful"
Cons: "The girl at the counter was not nice"
Cons: "They always change the gates, also too many disorders in the gate previous the boarding process, the process it is not clean. They took hand baggage aleatory to send to down and do not ask if we have fragile stuffs there."
Cons: "Maybe less cold the temperature."
Pros: "En realidad todo muy bueno"
Pros: "Comfy seats"
Cons: "Compliance with departure times"
Pros: "The seat very well."
Pros: "Very un-experienced Air hostess..They seriously need training. Also they need language training in English"
Cons: "Air hostesses can not understand English, and ATTITUDE is bad . Need massive amount of proper training"
Pros: "diferente a otras aerolineas, nada, no ofrecen nada mas distinto."
Cons: "todo, mejor atencion por parte de la tripulacion de cabina, mejor comida, avion muy frio, pudieron dar frasadas. aviones sin pantallas personalizadas o mejor entretenimiento a pesar de ser vuelo internacional. deberia costar menos los pasajes para ofrecer un servicio muy muy muy basico"
Pros: "All services"
Cons: "Frist :Late for more than 6 hours in Miami. Second: obviously I lost my connection to Bog-Col , they give me a hotel room whithout A/C and smell like mold for that reason. Third: there is no breakfast in the hotel. Thanks for asking Kayak Bye"
Cons: "No earphones for hearing the movies"
Pros: "Attention very good"
Pros: "everything perfect you guys are the best"
Pros: "Que el avion era de 2 filas conn2 lugares"
Cons: "La comodidad.. Son muy estrechos..."
Cons: "Everything was perfect"
Pros: "It was fast ,super organize, clean plane ,very friendly staff,all this especially so early in the morning made the fly fantastic"
Pros: "everything is so very good"
Pros: "The attention with Copa Airlines was great"
Cons: "Everything was OK"
Cons: "No entertainment."
Cons: "Premium seating not a good buy."
Pros: "As a non-Spanish speaker we felt well cared for."
Pros: "Fast boarding"
Cons: "The snack/breakfast"
Pros: "Me Gusto la atención el personal el abordeaje"
Cons: "Asientos incómodos y comida fea mala película para el entretenimiento"
Pros: "We actually arrived earlier than schedule. Very impressed."
Cons: "I expected Kayak application and Copa Airlines to advise travelers that they need a visa to Venezuela before expending $1030 on an airline ticked. I cold not travel because I was missing my visa to Venezuela. The visa requirement for US travelers is recently implemente this past February and many people dont know about it. This should be published before people buy their tickets!!! Thanks, E. Vazquez"
Cons: "They didn't have coffee or tea"
Cons: "No air conditioning, small gates, too crowded."
Cons: "El aeropuerto internacional de Panama es sencillamente horrible y extremadamente caro y ni siquiera wifi free hay para los pasajeros que como yo tenemos que hacer escala. La señal para llamar por teléfono usando mi propia proveedor. Es un aeropuerto del siglo pasado que ya es hora COPA que tiene su centro de operaciones pongan de su parte para hacer más placentero la estadía en ese aeropuerto; aeropuertos como el CR o el de Bogotá no más sale uno del avión y hay excelente wifi que le permite a uno estar en contacto con la familia."
Pros: "The aireplane in clean. And the people ver y gently"
Cons: "Board not very organized"
Pros: "Airline staff very responsive and quick t"
Cons: "The space between seats too uncomfortable"
Pros: "No delays on departure. Smooth boarding process"
Pros: "Every thing"
Cons: "Imformation spoken to fast and completely clear"
Pros: "2 free checked bags, and hot sandwich and drink in coach"
Cons: "Can't think on anything"
Cons: "Never answered the numbers I called when I got to the airport ended up having to rent with another company"
Cons: "I already wrote this in their customer feedback, and I haven't gotten a response."
Cons: "Touch screen didn't work"
Pros: "la puntualidad y el buna atención."
Cons: "Flights were delayed"
Pros: "It was a good trip.. Thanks!!"
Pros: "Staffs were so kind and professional."
Cons: "Check in. A nightmare Boarding. A nightmare Waiting 1 hour for the bags to arrive. A nightmare"
Pros: "Everything was fine except I ordered an aisle seat and was given a middle seat instead. The person who did get aisle played a war game for my territory with his arns over the arm rest and his refusal to get up whem the window person needed out. Next tine I will demand my aisle purchase is hononored"
Cons: "My aisle purchase being respected"
Cons: "The person who was sitting next to me. Lol. Jk. The guy was a riot. I know you can't control that. Anyway, everything was great"
Pros: "Nothing in particular"
Cons: "A more organized boarding process"
Pros: "Crew was good, food was good."
Cons: "The entertainment, I saw the Wifi stuff when I bought the ticket, but there was no internet connection there. Besides, no movies, no screen... boring."
Pros: "Crew was very attentive & polite."
Cons: "Online seat selection."
Cons: "Be in time, over 1 hr delayed."
Pros: "The checkin counter staff tried their best to get me a seat for this oversold flight"
Cons: "The TV screen on my flight was broken. So no TV."
Pros: "Checking was fast and easy."
Cons: "Seat cushions were super uncomfortable."
Pros: "Crew were nice and attentive, smooth flight."
Cons: "Bag fees, food was uneatable and lack of ability to choose seats, all are narrow! Going through security a nightmare as usual. Definitely last choice when flying to/from Miami."
Cons: "Over booked"
Pros: "Decent on flight entertainment"
Cons: "1 hour delay in the flight"
Pros: "Luggage was found that was good"
Cons: "Horrible day nobody here to guide you or help you and then charge you an arm and a leg."
Pros: "I like they that they actually serve a small meal on board and the inflight service much better than US airlines. Service in the air is excellent!"
Cons: "Ground service not the most efficient. Especially rude was the darker complexion lady in charge of boarding the flight at the counter on NOV 19 at 12:35 pm flight from Miami to Mexico City. She needs to be repremended or closely observed on her customer skills. I fly a lot and don’t come across to many like this lady."
Pros: "Flight on time, all personal was very helpful and kind"
Cons: "No choices for breakfast and the one served on first class not so great."
Cons: "that my ticket was managed by Just Fly when the Kayakpage said that the ticket is Aeromexico's. I will not use Just Fly anymore and Kayak risks me going directly to Aeromexico or other airlines if they are not transparent with the vendor."
Pros: "Ease in ticketing."
Cons: "The hardest part was the long layover. I didn’t dress warmly enough, so I had to keep moving!"
Pros: "Quick es and punctuality in the flight."
Cons: "Bad service on the staff, no charging station and screen on every seat."
Pros: "They are always on time and they are one of the few flights that include a meal in flight when traveling national."
Pros: "Servicio. Puntualidad."
Cons: "Todo bien"
Pros: "Food, entertainment, leg room much better than any US airline. Crew is smart and efficient."
Pros: "Average flight. Nothing special."
Cons: "No entertainment system. Nothing Thanks I bring my Ipad. Spend play Solitaire."
Pros: "The services and attention were very good. The flight was in time."
Cons: "I do not have any negative feedback about this travel. I felt good about it"
Cons: "Rough Landing"
Cons: "No spacefor carry on bag"
Pros: "Vuelo acorde con el horario establecido"
Cons: "Regular atención del personal en el aeropuerto"
Pros: "Very nice flight attendant"
Cons: "Crew standing in the back talking to each other with their backs on us"
Cons: "delay due to late arrival of crew entertainment system not working properly"
Pros: "No waiting at the counter. Personal assistance. TSA preference. Free coffee and cookie.Thanks!"
Cons: "Small seats."
Pros: "Close for connecting and had lots of staff to get you there on time."
Cons: "Food mediocre"
Pros: "The in flight meal was just what we needed and they got us to San Jose safe and sound. No complaints!"
Pros: "Ontime and pleasant"
Pros: "It was a direct flight."
Cons: "The delay when departing, and the attention of the flight attendants. Also very limited kind of beverages."
Pros: "Service was friendly and very attentive"
Pros: "La comodidad la amabilidad de las personas."
Cons: "La comida"
Cons: "Every time I would fly out in Aeromexico we never payed for luggage I don’t know why they changed their policy to charge for every bag."
Pros: "The snack - such as it is - is certainly a step above what I get when I fly the same route on United. Also the entertainment system is much better, and free! Cabin staff are friendly and efficient. The seating is about the same as on every other airline. I was in steerage for the Mexico City - San Jose leg. A lady was seated in my window seat when I boarded, and seemed surprised when I insisted on reclaiming my seat (She had the middle seat). In contrast to Mexico City, the San Jose airport is a model of efficiency. Immigration is rapid, luggage comes out on the carousel in good time, and best of all there is a duty free shop right in the luggage claim area, so it is unnecessary to buy liquor ahead of time."
Cons: "Mexico City is a terrible airport to have to pass through. Everyone has to go through Immigration (similar to US airports in that regard) even if just in transit. However, they have few officers there, and almost half of the available booths weren't even manned. The result was chaos, with the immigration hall filled with grouchy travellers, and other travellers stuck in aircraft waiting to disembark. Expect to be stuck in Immigration for a minimum of an hour after landing; maybe plan on 1 1/2 hours just to get through Immigration and Customs. And if you are making a connection, whatever you do don't go through the sliding doors on the other side of Customs - I made that mistake once! I speak Spanish, so the following comments are not coloured by language difficulties ... Security staff are unfriendly. While there is supposed to be free wifi in the departure lounge, I couldn't figure out how to use it. A gate agent told me there wasn't any free wifi, all the time standing beside a sign that said there was. I was also singled out for a spot check of my hand luggage right in the jetway. The unfriendly lady doing that search so disarranged my stuff that I couldn't find my Kindle when I got on the plane, so was without my planned reading material."
Cons: "My flight was moved around then cancelled and I didn't know. I also never got a refund for the flight so I really didn't know! Then I got to the airport and said that they canceled my flight but they got me on a new one for the first leg to Mexico City but then there were no flights for my second leg to Cabo"
Pros: "Everything. Everybody very helpful"
Pros: "1. Food was and drink was decent 2. In flight entertainment was good 3. Crew were friendly and helpful"
Cons: "1. Flight was delayed over an hour due to flight crew arriving late 2. Paid for a premium seat and space was just as cramped as a non premium seat 3. Boarding was a free for all no control by staff for boarding zones.. Also when are airlines ever going to learn to board passengers from the rear to front first? 4. Mexico city landing was terrible, we all felt like the rear of the aircraft was fish tailing"
Pros: "Un pequeño retraso a la salía de México, sin mayores inconvenientes"
Pros: "I was impressed and very happy the flight was early. I had low expectations with Aeromexico because in the past every flight I took with you was delayed or late."
Pros: "I really liked the service and en comfort"
Pros: "Great selection of movies to watch"
Cons: "The crew seemed to be in a bad mood that night. One of the flight attendants hit my elbow as he was speeding through the aisle, causing me to knock over my drink. He didn't apologize or try to help. The other one"
Pros: "Efficient boarding process and friendly helpful staff."
Cons: "We what on the runway for over 20 minutes without explanation as to why we were not leaving on time. Prior to this an announcement said they were refueling and we should not fasten our seat belts in that process. There was no announcement to say the fueling had been completed or who we were leaving later than scheduled. All of a sudden we just began the pushback from the gate."
Pros: "Not amazing...rather lack of attention."
Cons: "It was 20 of us in the cabin. Better attention? More alcohol?"
Pros: "The pasta was great"
Cons: "Movies with english subtitles"
Pros: "I like how the staff treated me."
Cons: "Unfortunately my seat was the middle one and it was really uncomfortable. But it was my fault that forgot to check-in :)"
Pros: "On time good service"
Cons: "Very cramped seats on old plane."
Cons: "I don’t like the configuration BA is using in Business class. The staggered seating with 50% rear facing makes griping in and out of seats"
Pros: "The crew was incredible"
Pros: "Crew was polite and helped a lot."
Cons: "Confusing information about the terminal in Miami. Terminal C does not exist."
Pros: "Lots of room, drinks and snacks friendly crew"
Cons: "Heathrow Airport is a nightmare"
Pros: "Customer service was great when I miss my conecting flight they helped me get a new one"
Cons: "The plane was old, and also i ran from my gate to the conecting flight and i missed it. Honestly it was impossible to make it."
Pros: "Food extremely ordinary-crew scarce when needed-stuff “sitting” around when they should be removed-standards of “American airlines” r way below others & should not be-BA whom I booked with should find another partner-Still waiting to be impressed by a NA airline"
Cons: "Service, staff, food. Hoping the return flight will be a bit above the norm"
Pros: "The crew on the plane were lovely and the service was great. We paid for exit seats so had lots of leg room."
Cons: "The plane was very old and the entertainment system poor. Small screens, no wifi and laggy interface."
Cons: "Delayed again. 3 flights in a row"
Cons: "Crew were not serving water on the plain that is very important during flights. Head phones were very poor quality and stereo system was making a very bad noise."
Cons: "La pantalla se veía muy borrosa. Un sistema muy lento y obsoleto Necesitan actualizarlo"
Pros: "Meal was delicious"
Cons: "Flight delayed by rain - normal. Very little communication. Old plane with antiquated technology. Flight was extremely warm."
Cons: "No USB or power outlets. Very small screens for the entertainment. Definitely, not up to par for a long international flight."
Pros: "The Absolute Best Service I've Ever received on a flight!! I was fed snacks dinner and breakfast! The cabin crew was constantly paying attention to the passengers!! Seats were very comfortable and pillows and blankets were provided!"
Cons: "The layover in London was too short and we missed the follow-on flight due to the flight getting into London late and BA not getting us through the terminal rapidly."
Pros: "We enjoyed the fact that for economy, they offered mixed drinks and wine. Dinner food was excellent. Breakfast not much, but then again I'm not much for breakfast. The seats in economy were comfortable."
Cons: "The screen on the old 747 needs to be refurbished."
Cons: "I did nit get on time to the flight to Tel Aviv"
Pros: "best vegan meal ever"
Cons: "I missed my connection and was stuck for 12 hours. I was not warned that at nearly 70, I might need help to get to the gate on time. When I was late, the staff told me I should have asked for help.I had no way of knowing. I was told on another flight about the time limit. The lack of variety of entertainment and the quality of the equipment and the picture resolution made was a joke"
Cons: "Flight attendant moved my purse into an overhead bin while I slept They Couldn’t find it for over an hour. Panic. Passport and cash in purse."
Pros: "Certainly not the female airline attendant from Johannesburg to London on 1/4/2018."
Cons: "I boarded the plane and made a mistake by sitting in the wrong seat and placed my hang-up bag in the overhead compartment. When I realized that my actual seat was 10 rows back on the very last row, I moved, leaving my hang-up bag near the first seat. As time passed, I heard a woman on the intercom say something about a lost "jumper". After learning that a "jumper" is a sweater, I asked the nearby airline attendant if the sweater was a navy color, like the one that I had left in the overhead. A female airline attendant came to me, carrying my hang-up bag with my sweater and repeated 4 times that I was lucky because she was about to put my "jumper" and hangup-bag off the plane and leave it in Johannesburg since no one had responded sooner!!!! I was so stunned that I could not say anything. I only kept wondering why would anyone go into the overhead and start pulling things out? Why would someone take such extreme measures and not walk down the aisle, asking every person on the plane, including the people on the back row? This type of thing could happen to anyone. Since I did not have a name tag on the bag and I live in the US, it would have been near impossible to ever find my bag again if left in So.Africa! Plus, the woman went on and on in a very rude & condescending manor when all I could do was sit in shock, wondering why she would take the time to go through the overhead and look for a hang-up bag that does not have a name tag!!!!"
Pros: "BA recognizes benefits earned with AA (OneWprld alliance). Boarding was quick and get to use the launch to freshen up before the trip."
Cons: "Crew was not polite; food was terrible and seat was awful (no space, poor quality entertainment screen and no space for legs)"
Pros: "Food was nice"
Cons: "Poor screen quality, ok selection of movies compared to other airlines, poor selection of audio"
Pros: "Economy was sparsely booked, unlike WT+ and Vlub World, so I had four seats to lie across, but the armrests don’t fold into the seat backs all the way, so it sounds better than it was. The food is rather poor. Beverage service is excellent."
Cons: "The flight left MIA almost an hour late, and the captain didn’t say why. We arrived an hour late at LHR. I had fifty minutes to change terminals for a connection. What other international carrier operates a hub with international flights leaving from two distant terminals? If my connection hadn’t been late"
Cons: "Everything was fantastic."
Pros: "Deserts were really good"
Cons: "Would be great to have Healthier snacks inbetween the meals"
Cons: "The plane was old with worn furniture, torn material on seats, and non functioning entertainment system"
Cons: "I ended up calling American Airlines and they changed my flight completely. I will never be using Kayak again as you made a stressful situation even more stressful. You don't care about your customers at all. If you did you would have a customer service here in America"
Pros: "- price - crew"
Cons: "- no USB - tiny screens - poor video quality - crappy food"
Cons: "Old 747 minimum space in coach. Not a very clean plane."
Pros: "Great space and sit in Economy Plus area"
Cons: "The check in process in Miami airport. Crowded, slow."
Pros: "Very good experience, will travel with you again."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable and they gave enough food and water."
Cons: "We did on line check in, printed the tiket, and they decided to reprint it, and it never work, every time that we used this re-printed ticket doesn't work, we needed to call many time the staff, and in the baggage drop off constantly said that our baggage hast over weigth without weigth it, the scale said another thing, I have the impresion that they were pushing for extra-weigth pay."
Pros: "That the flight only came in 15 minutes late."
Cons: "An old beat up plane in desperate need of renovation especially for a long haul flight. Only one nice flight attendant who tried to help. Others not interested. Terrible seat that I tried to move with no success. Did not eat anything or watch any entertainment. Very unpleasant experience. I have flown this route many times and next time I would fly Swiss through Zurich or Geneva as I have done before."
Pros: "Flight crew was friendly and hard working."
Cons: "Got at the airport plenty of time prior, waited well over an hour in line to get a boarding pass, while the one ticket taker had no sense of urgency. Could have easily missed the flight."
Cons: "No good provisions for infants"
Pros: "Flying BA is like flying any other American provider. The service was good, the food was meager and mediocre. We flew the same route with SWISS Air a few months ago and the seats are a bit more comfy and the food, snacks and drink were more frequent and delicious."
Cons: "Nothing not to like, just have had better for same economy ticket."
Pros: "Very prompt and good communication from pilot"
Cons: "Really nothing"
Pros: "Clear boarding, polite crew and a terrific set of films and TV shows."
Cons: "6ft 2 frame in economy was very tight and aisle seats have little space next to entertainment base stations. Food was acceptable, no more."
Cons: "BA flight was ok, but as we booked through American Airlines, online check-in was impossible. In consequence we could get only separated seats, needed more time for checkin etc. As we have booked the flight with AA Budapest-London-Miami-Sao-Paolo, and Santiago-Miami-London- Budapest, we faced this problem several times."
Pros: "Silent aircraft, good indoor climate"
Cons: "Food was awful, boarding takes too long"
Cons: "Departed one hour late from Miami"
Cons: "The flight was delayed by 4 hours because maintenance needed to change a tire on the airplane. The delay would have been acceptable if it wasn't for the excuses the airline offered. First, they said maintenance couldn't find a spare tire, and when they did rob a tire from another plane, they said the delay was due to FAA paperwork. These reasons, most likely true, suggest American Airlines (British Airways sub-contracted this flight to its partner, American Airlines) was not prepared to handle such an emergency."
Pros: "The crew was nice and the food was alright. Good entertainment and comfy plane."
Pros: "I made it safely to Barcelona"
Cons: "Where shall I begin? The crew was ok, makes me miss flying JetBlue, the crew can learn a lot from them in what customer service and friendly crew is about!!! In my opinion, if they had the chance to learn, this crew would be the same as they are, because it feels like, get them in and complete the shift. The seat was so uncomfortable that I spent the entire 9 hrs awake. The entertainment was terrible. When watching a movie you can't simply start it when you want so if you miss show time when it started you have to begin where it is...I hope that 1st class is different than what it feels like to ride in coach because it makes me feel like steerage! I most certainly would not take this airline to Europe unless I had better accommodations because being in the coach section sucks!"
Cons: "Unfortunately, the passenger beside me a young man was over served by the flight attendant and became extremely inebriated so that when I tried to ignore him and sleep, he kept touching me, rubbing my arm and leg. The crew were aware of what was happening and tried to reprimand him. It made my flight extremely difficult and it was all because the flight attendant served him doubles of whiskey (which the passenger was drinking neat) on six occasions, two bottles of red wine and that does not include the doubles the passenger procured for himself from other attendants. In all the behaviour of this passenger made my flight a complete nightmare and it was totally unnecessary for him to be served this much alcohol."
Pros: "A long haul flight in coach can be interesting, but the BA staff, as always, were very cordial. Security was great...thorough."
Pros: "Once boarding, we didn’t wait long for take off."
Cons: "Being on time."
Pros: "The crew was very nice and friendly"
Cons: "There was a technical difficulty with the plane, which made a short delay in our flight."
Pros: "0ntime quick boarding"
Cons: "cost to check baggage"
Pros: "Can’t say anything good"
Cons: "When boarding crew was rude because carry on did not fit the overhead compartment. No options to choose from for entertainment. Flight was delayed almost an hour while sitting in plane. Food options almost nonexistent"
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and accommodating. The food as usual just snack type food for purchase as expected. The entertainment system malfunctioned and we could not watch the movie they offered. However one flight attendant was very nice and gave my kids special cookies. Nice touch!"
Pros: "Mostly everyrhing"
Cons: "Food was so so"
Cons: "Boarding chaos at Miami airport."
Pros: "Flights were on time. Airport was clean."
Pros: "all my flights have been ontime and they arrive earlier than the expected better late that never"
Cons: "no complimentary wifi"
Pros: "Good entertainment option"
Cons: "Very delayed"
Cons: "Delayed for 30 mins due to traffic going in to Boston."
Pros: "Boarding staff helped in rearranging seats on request"
Cons: "No snacks provided only beverages supplied"
Pros: "Poor for BIG Airline like that chips chips"
Cons: "NOT GOOD the is 2 MUCH for CHIPS"
Cons: "No have owned screen TV"
Cons: "The departure was delayed. And is unbelievable you are charging baggage"
Cons: "Itthe ground staff (red coat agents) at MIA extremely unhelpful and arrogant. I am visually impaired, asked for assistance to check luggage, asked for assistance and was simply tol to go to end of the line at a counter that was at least fifty yards away. Upon my. O planning of the lack of service as simply to go talk to the manager."
Pros: "Staff was helpful. Trip was on time"
Cons: "I wish the aircraft was able to show movies."
Cons: "Gogo inflight entertainment"
Pros: "Efficiency and price"
Pros: "todo me gusto"
Pros: "It was last minute booking, I was balky for the price and the overall experience was comfortable."
Cons: "They forgot to get my coffee but it's nothing major plus we were about to land in 30 mins or so"
Pros: "Everything was on time"
Pros: "Excelente la atención y los servicios prestados por la tripulación"
Cons: "THE LAST TRIPS I HAVE HAD WIT AA HAVE ALL BEEN LATE."
Pros: "boarding was in time, and comfort."
Cons: "comfort was very good"
Cons: "Boarding, food"
Cons: "Too cold!!"
Cons: "Food choices are pretzels or crackers."
Cons: "The service was terrible, 4 hour traveling and not food."
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "Separated from luggage"
Cons: "Boarded an hour late"
Pros: "Confortable and entairtement"
Cons: "The food"
Cons: "No refreshments"
Cons: "Horrible disorganization at boarding. Board from back to front for goodness sake...its common sense."
Cons: "I bought an upgrade seat for $22 and I was disappointed because the seat was worse then the seat I gave up"
Pros: "Everything was fine except what I didn't like."
Cons: "Damaged Luggage"
Pros: "Having arrival and departing gates close in proximity were helpful. The color coded terminals was easy to determine where to go."
Cons: "Delays are always bad point"
Pros: "It was excelle thanks to you"
Cons: "Puddle jumpers are the hazard of living in a third tier market."
Cons: "Horrible they transfer my bag to a different airport"
Cons: "No entertainment, no food."
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