Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru
Once again, this purchase was through Chatdeal under the umbrella of Kayak. My tickets were purchased through Air New Zealand however this flight was partnered with United. So I was unable to get a boarding pass until I arrived in LA. I had to do some wandering around the LA terminals, which are not small, and had to speak with customer service to get my boarding pass, which still didn't even have a seat assignment or gate. Once the gate was decided, then changed, I sat around waiting for the gate customer service people to start working. They were there, but they were just chatting with each other for at least 30 minutes before opening the window. I finally got my seat assignment. So my score was mainly based upon ease (or lack thereof) of getting my ticket and just being allowed to get on my plane to my final destination. It seemed like a lot of unnecessary stress.
So here's the rub - my flight was booked through Chatdeal even though I bought it under the Kayak umbrella. All the return flights were theoretically through Air New Zealand, however except for the initial leg from New Zealand, they were all partnered flights. So when I arrived at the airport in New Zealand they could only issue me my ticket to Fiji. Once in Fiji I had to do some serious leg work and finagling to get my ticket to Los Angeles through Fiji Air. This included a monitored covid RAT that I wasn't aware I needed to do. So I gave the score I did because of the complexity and annoyance created in the process of getting a boarding pass for my Nadi-LA flight.
Pros: "The crew was very very attentive. Asked if we wanted water at least 4 times in the first 3 hours of the 12 hour flight before bed. (Red eye flight) They did there jobs well."
Cons: "The dinner choices have been exactly the same for many years now. It’s probably time to bring the menu up to the times again. Food wasn’t bad but it does need a refresh."
Pros: "Turboprop, smaller plane, boarding stairs - always fun."
Pros: "All great, except limited entertainment and wifi was n.a."
Cons: "Wifi, I was on replacement aircraft and no wifi for the whole flight"
Cons: "One traveler was hit by car and injured prior to the trip. Could not get a refund from the airline."
Pros: "The plane was very comfortable. With decent leg room and nice seats. The in flight entertainment was excellent. As was the crews efficient and professional service. Top star"
Cons: "Food in business class and more choice of movies"
Pros: "Good for a sheot flight"
Pros: "The plane was very comfortable, food was excellent and everything in worked well. Crew was very helpful and got you anything you needed."
Cons: "Had to pay for most movies. They need to bring around water more often and actually offer it to window seats rather than handing a glass to the aisle and walking off."
Pros: "Good entertainment. Flight tracker kept breaking."
Cons: "They don't come around with beverages hardly ever (twice on 13 hour flight) and they tend to skip the window seats. They tried to kick me off an overbooked flight even though I paid extra for a picked seat and booked months ago. Mediocre food. Tiny seats and I'm only 5'5". Will never fly again."
Pros: "Crew was very nice"
Cons: "Foot rest and seat recline was broken. Food was also just okay."
Pros: "Generally Excellent."
Cons: "After years of traveling with a Personal Assitive device (many times on ANZ), the pilot refused to carry the device. It is still stuck in Sydney, although they say they will deliver to our home."
Pros: "The seat was spacious and the crew was very nice!"
Pros: "I was disappointed that Air New Zealand charges US15 to reserve specific seats. For our party of 3, that would be US90 RT so I didn't do it. But at the gate I asked for window seats and the attendant gave us excellent seats at the front of the plane."
Cons: "No issues that caused us any problems."
Pros: "The crew were very welcoming and made you feel special. The food was great! The burger was tremendous! The films very up to date."
Cons: "The seat is comfortable but doesnt recline enough, I dont like the fact that you need to flip the seat to get it flat, when is it flat its rock hard! Good on AirNZ for providing the foam mattress topper it helps. ButOnce its flat you cant really watch TV."
Pros: "The seat next to me was empty so it was much more comfortable than the flight out. Movies were great"
Cons: "The food, economy has no room."
Cons: "They don't greet me only the people in front and behind me. I didn't receive a meal she skipped me i don't know if you have to pay or not but the person on the left of me got one and the person the right got one"
Pros: "I would encourage no one ever book with New Zealand Air again."
Cons: "The rude and self righteous gate agent with horrific breath threatened to call security if I did not leave the boarding line and sit and wait until the flight left."
Pros: "This flight was on the 777-300 plane leased from EVA. Boarding proved to be a bit of a slow grind due to the inordinate number of families with children on this particular flight. Our fault for not realising this at time of booking. Flight itself went very smoothly. Seats were fine. Not a huge selection of movies to choose from. Felt the crew went about their duties without fuss and ticked all the boxes for me."
Pros: "I LOVED my flight to LA PERFECT The flight from LA to Auckland was not as good, seating fine, LOVED THE CHECK IN LOVED THE PHONE SERVICE when i called to increase my weight of luggage..."
Cons: "I could not hear the entertainment because engine too loud I did not experience this on my flight to LA , I found the crew were not as pleasant as the crew to LA, could be that they were tired, if i had to rate NZ Airline from my trip to LA.... I would be shouting my pleasrure and did while in LA coming back truly was a different experience however going was so good... I will gladly fly again"
Pros: "The sleepers in business were perfectly flat. It's the best sleep I've had on a flight."
Pros: "same as above"
Cons: "same as above. Along with attmpeting to get boarding passes in LAX staff could not do in IAD was unpleasant as lady kept asking for boarding passes then said she needs a print of the intineray"
Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "Delayed for about one hour."
Pros: "Very friendly staff. Free wine and cheese or choices of cookies—extra servings too."
Cons: "Seats are just standard—headrest part doesn’t adjust"
Cons: "Virgin Australia operated by air New Zealand. Couldnt check in online and had to be chat he been."
Pros: "Crew were friendly"
Cons: "Vegetarian options were all very similar. Over a 32 hour flight time I was provided with beans for breakfast/lunch and dinner. I would have preferrred more variety. Also being seated between two others was quiet uncomfortable for a long journey flight."
Pros: "Crew was very nice and friendly Plane was clean Entertainment was good"
Cons: "Vegan breakfast was a bit odd (more of a dinner than a breakfast). Temperature was a bit on the cold side (I had a sweater, vest, jacket, and the blanket and was still cold)."
Pros: "staff was lovely"
Cons: "didn't have a second pillow in business class bed was too flat for me. no other extras given. disappointing"
Pros: "I got there on time"
Cons: "Staff not incredibly nice but OK. The thing that bothered me most is that if you book through KAYAK that sends you to Virgin Australia, you can’t book bag, nor buy a meal if you want. I didn’t want to meal but I did want a bag and it’s a big difference. If you do it online it’s 39 Australian dollars, but if you do it at the airport it’s AU$160. That’s just outrageous and the staff was not helpful at all"
Pros: "I loved everything. From the friendly service to the comfort of the plane... it was fabulous for the 12 hours I was on board."
Cons: "Nothing. I had great service and a great flight the entire ride. Well done... Best airline I've ever flown with!"
Pros: "the crew was very attentive and nice."
Cons: "due to a medical emergency, we sat on the plane for two hours before a decision could be made as to whether or not we needed to return to the gate. keep in mind, this was in addition to the 13 hour flight from LAX to NZ. it was a very long evening/day of travel."
Pros: "The plane was actually comfortable! The food was complimentary and very tasty. The entertainment was endless!"
Cons: "There were a lot of empty seats...it would be nice that 4 people weren't put together all at once, but this was fixed once we took off."
Cons: "Friendly and efficient"
Pros: "Food and service good"
Cons: "Had a large person next to me so not much room :-("
Pros: "Everything else was great"
Cons: "Larding is shambullick from LAX! Needs improving your system . No one to tell you early which line and existing signs for economy and Premium do not stand out .. staff need to be on the ground sooner letting people know and asking them which seats to prevent most people being in the wrong queue"
Pros: "Comfy front row seat on Q300, quick trip"
Pros: "Courteous crew members and nice aircraft. New technology at check-in allows faster drops off for luggage! Replaces face time with real people (jobs) but it's also very futuristic. Flight attendant brought water very quickly when I requested it on my screen not knowing it if would work."
Cons: "We don't get sleepers to walk around in like in Aeroflot! My map didn't work on the way there so I couldn't learn fun facts about my flight!"
Cons: "Having to pick up our bags and going through customs was horrible and stressful. Bags coming off the flight last made the customs line very long, after going through customs couldn't find where to check our bags on to Queenstown, finally found the the automatic check-in, too late only one person to help. So late had to walk to the domestic terimal, in a hurry. Finally found the check-in, checked all 3 bags, arrived in Queenstown, only two came in."
Pros: "We flew premium economy. The staff was wonderful great first experience! I really wish the other three crews could have kept this momentum going as my other flights with ANZ were less than thrilling! The flight attendant staff was phenomenal on my iah to akl leg. My crew on the akl to iah leg. Brandon gave the initial intro and seemed to follow the original crews standards. Unfortunately, we had an older flight attendant who seemed less than thrilled to be with us this flight."
Cons: "I wish I could give a true rating of ANZ as their crews apparently don't follow any protocol for providing the same exceptional service received on my maiden flight with them."
Cons: "Temperature on the plane kept shifting from freezing cold to too hot."
Pros: "The capitan spoke and explain that was perfect taking into account that was a cloudy day."
Pros: "The service was great and the seats had a lot of leg room. Very easy to check in online and drop bags at the airport."
Cons: "The wine was delicious and I wanted more"
Pros: "Generally like the airline, and Auckland airport. The crew onboard was great, but the guy that helped me check in, and the guy that took my money for the extra rad fee were rude and bad with communicating with both me and each other. Seemed a bit clueless really."
Cons: "That I got charged $140 extra to check a bag even though it all fit under my allowed weight. Very unhappy about that."
Pros: "Comfortable seats and good service"
Pros: "Smoothe flight"
Cons: "1/2 hour late to depart"
Pros: "Excellent service and staff all the way from Heathrow to Los Angeles."
Cons: "Got my seat assignment wrong after I paid additional fee for it"
Pros: "That the plane was newer"
Cons: "The service and entertainment options... and the WiFi was terrible"
Cons: "Airplane temperature. It was warm and humid."
Cons: "I had never flown Norwegian Air before. It was a very comfortable flight."
Cons: "The inflight system was hard to use. The rented iPads had to be given back almost an hour before the end of the flight."
Pros: "Andrew and James the flight attendants were fantastic. The flight crew was great. Very smooth flight."
Pros: "Everything was superb! The airline I prefer did a great job! The seats, the food selections, the staff - everything!"
Cons: "Nothing. Everything was just perfect!"
Pros: "Crew was so helpful and nice!"
Cons: "Better entertainment options and food options"
Cons: "Delayed flight by several hours. When the replacement plane arrived, the crew had to leave for a replacement crew. We arrived in New York half a day after our scheduled original arrival."
Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "More room"
Pros: "Vouchers and free food after 9 hour delay"
Cons: "Not have us board and deplane and waiting for 9 hours."
Pros: "The crew was very happy and welcoming."
Cons: "We were late and I missed my flight. I was told Flt 452 from LAX to JFK is notoriously late. Also, there could have been more updates about our delayed arrival."
Cons: "You pay first class a looot of money But your seat can not even recline properly"
Cons: "Delayed 1 hour and 43 minutes. Unacceptable."
Cons: "first class seats were not that comfortable and would not recommend taking this flight as a red eye"
Pros: "Entertainment selection was really great. A large number of excellent movies"
Cons: "Seats felt even more narrow than I am used to, and area under seat seemed smaller. Could barely fit my backpack underneath."
Pros: "Crew very helpful especially considering I had a child with me. Boarding process was very easy. Departure process was very easy."
Cons: "Food and seating could have been better considering the price for first class."
Pros: "Crew is always lovely on these flights. attentive and courteous."
Cons: "I got bumped to first class. Which sounds amazing, until you realize it’s the worst first class you’ve ever experienced."
Pros: "Crew was ‘amazing’!!!"
Pros: "Amazing crew, amazing plane...the conversion from virgin to Alaska has started, and it didn’t disappoint. Lots of leg room."
Cons: "No complaints!"
Pros: "completely not flight was 11:45 they fly on 12:15 after stopping Multiple times on ramp also even flight land at 8:18 Supposed to be at 7:55 because of uber driver charge me waiting fee and in flight i ask water so she said i’ll give you in air and in air she didn’t came for 1:30 for offer water"
Cons: "crew should be better and flight should be on time"
Cons: "No seat assigned at check in. I got the window seat on the last row, right next to toilet and not reclining. :( No entertainment system on such a long flight unless you rent a tablet from them"
Pros: "Crew was so accommodating! Excellent service and personality. Smooth easy flight"
Pros: "Premium seat was nice"
Cons: "Wish exit row seats reclined"
Pros: "Crew was friendly and fun. Seats were roomy with plenty of leg room."
Cons: "No soap in bathroom stall. Told crew who tried to correct it but it was broken. Boo..."
Pros: "Free movies"
Cons: "No free snacks"
Cons: "Media didn’t work on flight to or from Los Angeles"
Pros: "Most everything"
Cons: "No bottles of water for sale and not enough water to drink, and one bathroom broken without possibility or offer of using first class bathroom to cut down the line"
Pros: "Clean plane and pleasant crew and announcements."
Cons: "The complimentary snack were dry sugar biscuits."
Pros: "Boarding was quick, uneventful. Standard issue, the passengers were on their own to stow bags, get seated...even as crew was requesting that bags be turned on their sides like a book to provide as much room as possible. Then please go through the cabin and assist. Otherwise it was fine because no one has anything approaching expectations these days."
Cons: "This plane was older, smaller and less comfortable than the one we flew from JFK to SFO. For 5 plus hours it wasn’t the most inviting. At landing several people appeared desperate to deplane, perhaps to make connections but no one assisted them. There were also passengers from the rear of the plane up and in the aisle immediately which just causes tension and friction for those still seated. That’s when I want to and did say something to certain individuals and made them wait. But this is the flight crew’s responsibility, not the passenger’s."
Pros: "I liked the ability to be able to order food and drinks over the screen."
Cons: "-Need more food/sandwich options, and a Bloody Mary Mix (virgin) option. -wished the seats had more leaning ability, as my neck hurt a bit. - service on 1416 from LAX to JFK was very good, the stewardess was nice and pleasant, much better than some of the male stewards."
Pros: "Quick boarding / friendly boarding staff Smooth flight"
Cons: "The red-eye flight there were no pillows or blankets available for economy class! This used to be a basic! There was few food options for sale on the menu even fewer snack options."
Pros: "Ample leg room (I’m 5’9, could be tight for someone 6” and taller)"
Cons: "No headphones provided for inflight entertainment. I have an iPhone 8 so I only have blue tooth headphones and couldn’t watch the movies displayed."
Pros: "I love that you can charge your phone in-flight! It was a red eye, so I wasn’t trying to watch movies or anything, but battery life is always a concern when you want to use your phone. There’s no free WiFi but you can text, which is cool."
Cons: "Generally, we all know coach is just uncomfortable. This was made worse by the fact that the flight attendants NEVER STOPPED WORKING THE AISLES. On a red eye, things usually get quiet after an initial drink service. And they even said it was going to, but that was a lie. I was in an aisle seat and got knocked by drink carts rolling past on at least 3 occasions, and they would talk without even trying to stay quiet. ALL NIGHT LONG. I definitely didn’t sleep, which is usually pretty easy for me. I fly a lot of red eyes and have gotten used to getting to sleep on the plane, but this was by far the worst experience I’ve ever had."
Pros: "Very pleasant and attentive employees."
Cons: "Booked at last minute so have middle seats."
Pros: "They have been on time for most flights"
Cons: "They never have enough room for my carry on even though I pack light. Also I always board in group D no matter if I have an aisle seat in the back or a window in the front."
Pros: "The Flight Itself Is Excellent!!!!"
Cons: "The Flight Attendant Service Needs Improvement Meaning "1st Class", And Certain "Types Of People" Are Not The Only Passengers On The Plane!!!! Meaning I Had Ordered Something To Drink, And It Took Them An Hour, And I Had To Page, And Remind Them Of My Order. Also, On Long Flights Like This "Food Should Be Served At No Additional Charge" Seriously!!!! That Is All!!!!"
Pros: "Flight attendants were upbeat and attentive. They came around frequently with food and drink carts."
Cons: "My wife and I had our seats changed (not requested or offered) to “sit together”. Turns out this was in the last row, and between not having a reclining seat, a generally rough flight, and the constant line to the bathrooms it was particularly unpleasant. I should have looked more carefully at the seat assignments and they should have been more up front!"
Pros: "Check in, quick boarding"
Cons: "First class food is terrible, first class seats are disgusting, dirty and broken. The Virgin planes are showing their age. No one is cleaning or repairing anything. The service is not what it used to be. They removed live TV and the movie selection is at least a year old. Sad sad state of affairs. Virgin was my favorite airline."
Cons: "Our flight was supposed to leave at 10pm. We all boarded only to be told that some ground crew vehicle ran into the cargo door and scratched it so badly it had to be reported. The report must be filled out and sent to Seattle for review. We were told by the air crew this would take a few more minutes. It took over almost an hour and a half. Screaming babies and a FULL plane. We finally changed planes to the other end of the Terminal. I got no sleep and missed a very special Labor Day Holiday with my daughter because I am sleeping now. I dont understand how your own ground crew can damage your plane and it take so long for you to decide to change planes AFTER BOARDING A FULL PLANE!?!?"
Cons: "No USB port to fit my ear buds so 6 hours with no audio/video To cold and was declined any blanket froze!!! Unfriendly stewardess both directions who didn’t care to collect trash:SMILE or care I was cold with no movie"
Pros: "Everyone was very friendly and professional, they granted me with an unexpected upgrade."
Pros: "Quiet, relaxation, good service."
Cons: "Tight seat, hard to get out of."
Pros: "I liked that the tv and entertainment was fairly up to date with a variety to choose from."
Cons: "I was taken aback and disappointmented to board a plane which smelled like the bathroom and seemed not to be cleaned for our flight there was crumbs all over my seat. Also the flight attendents barely made an appearance for me to even request some water! This is not spirit where everything is a la carte on a flight. Disappointed!"
Pros: "I like people who work for Alaska they try they best are very professional and polite."
Cons: "I travel from Hawai to New York with a laid over in San Francisco In the airplane around 6 hrs fly the offer only one time drinks. Went I check my luggage in HNL they tell me will go all the way to JFK airport , went I was in San Francisco they call me to pick up luggage because they don’t sent to New York. Went we arrive to San Francisco airport they delay fly for 3 hrs I have a hotel in NY to sleep for 5 hrs before I pick up rental car and start to drive to my next trip . I lost my hotel reservation, again only one time they offer drinks and food was not good in airplane ."
Cons: "My seat didn’t recline, and the flight was too full for me to move seats. On a red eye this was a real disappointment for me."
Pros: "Crew was helpful and kind. Would fly it again."
Cons: "Plane small and crowded. Food is a little pricey and they need to offer more than just 2 cookies."
Cons: "I was bait & switched from $290 to $398 on a Kayak ticket with Alaska Airlines. I have a lengthy customer service email chain & it is NOT resolved. I’m an experienced traveler and customer of Kayak - who is very unhappy."
Pros: "I enjoyed what felt like more room, especially since the flight was relatively empty and the lovely crew who seemed to be in very good spirits."
Cons: "I wish that there was food included in the price of the ticket and that there would be screens for viewing on the back of seats like with other companies. I find this to be a nice perk for flights longer than 3 hours."
Pros: "Alaska Airlines has been an excellent airline for many years. Being a Seattle native I have had a chance to use Alaska Airlines many times. All of the staff are friendly, professional and patient. The planes are modern and the flight crews the best."
Food could always be better. But otherwise I always enjoy flying JetBlue.
My flight was changed so many times and then it was majorly delayed
Cons: "The 2.5 hour flight from MIA to NYC was delayed four hours. The gate was changed about four times and the plane that finally arrived was older and had zero outlets. We were not given the option of headphones. Mainly the flights delay was the absolute worst. In 2021 a flight from NYC to MIA is basically a commuter flight and both ways my flights were delayed such incredible amounts of time."
Cons: "They were good but not overly service oriented."
Pros: "Free on board WiFi and a very clean plan... JetBlue you are the best"
Cons: "The seats were awful and uncomfortable. Payed 100 dollars extra for even more leg room and barely had any. Such an old plane for such a long flight. The seats in the first row barely fit a female with hips. The in-flight entertainment was staticky and you could barely see the TVs. Overall, one of the worst flights I have taken on JetBlue."
Pros: "Nice crew, nice plane"
Pros: "Complimentary snacks and drinks."
Cons: "Broken seat back, broken tray table, audio input didn't work."
Pros: "Crew was nice, and pilot was helpful and got us there early."
Cons: "My screen for movies didn’t work, and the level of comfort was... almost none. I would’ve upgraded to more room, but for $55? When I’m already checking a bag for $30? On top of flight price? Too high, expected JetBlue to not jam pack all the seats like the exit aisle.... for long flights, not again."
Cons: "Some flight attendant do not know how to treat people"
Cons: "Newer plane with less issues. Wasn’t comfortable at all and should be cleaner."
Cons: "Blue chips were not available! I really love them"
Cons: "Plane to JFK cancelled. Jet Blue blocked ticket next day at 6am for China Southern. Spent additional $120 in transportation so I could leave home at 2am. Then when at JFK had to get a ticket at desk after an hour walking and being in line and after strong protest for they were not going to give me a"
Cons: "I arrived to JFK 4 hours late."
Pros: "Cleo, our fly attendees made us feel right at home!"
Pros: "Comfort, snacks, and entertainment"
Cons: "More flights out of Albuquerque"
Pros: "Nice leather seats and more leg room than a few other companies."
Pros: "seat comfortable"
Cons: "Boarding took a long time. We were waiting in the tunnel for longer than usual."
Pros: "the crew was absolutely wonderful"
Cons: "no outlets! the screens for in flight entertainment were broken for our seats. we moved seats and the remotes for those seats were broken. flight was insanely turbulent. flight attendants had to break up a fight between a crazy woman who was banging on the guy’s seat in front of her."
Pros: "Crew was friendly. Food was good, especially the beef at dinner"
Cons: "Breakfast omelette was rubbery and really not good. Layover was way too long (4h). Not looking forward to my 11h layover on the way back, but at least JFK is a nice airport and I have lounge access through one of my credit cards"
Cons: "Seat cushions need to be replaced! Plane seats were not cleaned either"
Pros: "4 hours late. Many people missed connections. We were up over 24 hrs by the time we got home. Had to check out of hotel & sit at airport for 8 hrs. Rough trip home after great vacation. Head of flight crew was very rude, likely because she was so tired. Rest of crew was fine, though I'm sure equally tired. Plane very comfortable though."
Cons: "See above. Had to wait 30 minutes at JFK to open up"
Pros: "Everything was smooth, great service, friendly staff and captain. Arrived ahead of time. Free Wifi. Great inflight entertainment."
Cons: "Our redeye flight was ridiculously hot and the flight crew, for some inexplicable reason, didn’t seem to care or notice. Catching a second of sleep was impossible. The screaming baby didn’t help either."
Pros: "You can always count on JetBlue for good snacks and free WiFi."
Cons: "But the snacks and free WiFi is not enough to payback the delayed departure experience. Just a week prior, my JetBlue flight was scheduled on time and then three things delayed thre flight for three hours right before we took off and now this! I was told it was due to needing to replace a crew member from another delayed flight. How can that affect so many people? The seat was also super uncomfortable and the back of the cushion was rolling forward, which made it hard to sit for that long. we also didn’t have a gate when we landed so that added on an extra 30minutes. Really disappointed."
Cons: "My family and I decided to travel with JetBlue instead of cayman air because they had the tv’s for the kids entertainment. Was very disappointed when they didn’t work the entire flight home"
Pros: "The flight was very smooth and the staff was very nice."
Cons: "The wifi did not work at all and my TV did not work so I had to listen to my music the entire trip."
Pros: "I appreciate that they let families with strollers board after Group A, there seems to be more space than the major carriers, and the snacks are good!"
Cons: "My Satellite XM radio didn’t seem to be working."
Pros: "Nothing good to say"
Cons: "The whole team was rude not helpful at all all they did was give an attitude only nice person was the girl with the glasses the other 2 infront rude and not helpful at all"
Pros: "As always, JetBlue gives one of the best mobile experiences while traveling, excellent flight as always with everyone from the staff very attentive and nice. Good to still be welcomed during the flight to those popcorn chips! An excellent overall experience"
Pros: "That Harry Potter was playing"
Cons: "That our flight got delayed so many times, they changed the departure time to sooner at the last minute and we had to book it to the gate from security, we missed our connecting flight and had to sleep in the airport."
Cons: "The flight attendant was rude and they would stomp thier feets while walking throught the airplane waking everyone up."
Pros: "Great take-off and landing"
Pros: "Non stop flight"
Cons: "Loudest airplane I've ever flown on! All though there is excellent leg room the seats were the most uncomfortable!!!!"
Pros: "Comfortable and cheap."
Cons: "Luggage claim was not correct. We were given wrong carrousel number. Our luggage was at carrousel #6, but we were directed toward carrousel #2, even the help desk person was saying “luggage would come to carrousel 2”. It was a big hassle. Fortunately, my next connecting flight is after 6 hours."
Cons: "Baggage was lost and no one seemed to know where it went. But then it turned up in my hotel a few hours later so at least it got worked out."
Cons: "That you can't turn off the movie"
Pros: "Crew was very hospitable"
Cons: "The headphone jack wasn’t working properly, sound was muffled and fuzzy. Couldn’t enjoy any entertainment provided. The flight was full so I couldn’t ask for another seat either."
Pros: "Free in-flight WiFi service for all travelers on the plane. Many onboard entertainment choices available using individual LCD screen display. Many selections of in-flight meals and beverages available for purchase during your flight. Online seat selection and online check-in were fast and efficient. Additional perks for travelers available online."
Cons: "There was no food included in my flight."
Pros: "On time. Liked not having to change terminals for connecting flight."
Cons: "At 5:30 am, Jetblue check in personnel in WPB were rude to passengers. Said It was our fault we were in wrong line to check our bags bc we had not read the sign that clearly said if we were pre-checked we should have waited 10 yards to the right. She refused to take our bags in the full sevice line until other passengers deferred and insisted our bags be checked In ahead of them since we had been waiting longer. There were not enough people to staff the bars in the JFK terminal before our flight boarded. Waited 15 minutes for one bartender to return from break. At next bar, in front of gate #16 there was no bartender. After 15 minutes someone appeared, only to take orders and disappear. Finally got a drink at a restaurant, nearby, but they said the drink had to be consumed there, not taken in the plane. No alcohol was offered on the plane between JFK and Burlington. Baggage crew ripped the handle off my Rimowan luggage."
Pros: "Seats were comfy."
Cons: "No coffee. Snacks were smashed."
Pros: "We were running a bit late for our flight, so the employee at the check-in counter made sure we checked in as soon as possible! He even checked in an extra bag free of charge, so we could go trough security faster! Greatly appreciated!"
Cons: "My in-flight entertainment system didn't work. Even though they offered me a voucher for the troubles, it made my flight a bit boring."
Pros: "I liked my face mask. overnight flight"
Cons: "I don't think there is the option to turn off the TV"
Pros: "Professional and genuine people who reflect the good in life."
Pros: "You can pretty much count on having a great crew with JetBlue This flight's embodied patience: patience with the lady who wanted to bring a smartecarte loaded with diaper bags, blankies, handbags and stuffed animals onto the plane; patience with the baby in the first row who cried throughout the entire boarding process and patience witht; patience with the lady in the first row (who didn't have a seat in front of her to put her handbag containing a small service dog underneath) and two, I guess, wanted to keep the dog on her lap during take off. It was a plane full of first time flyers, with resulting chaos. And they kept their cool throughout."
Cons: "It was a plane full of first-time flyers, with resulting chaos. it's not Jetblue's fault that people are chaotic and babies cry loudly when they are in unfamiliar surroundings. But it sure makes it trying for people who are sharing the same cramped space. You don't realize that there's an art to being a good passenger until you see passengers who are unskilled at being passengers. I know this sounds very unkind, but it was a late flight."
when we landed we had to wait for over an hour
The airport was chaos. TSA was a massive line and took forever. Everyone thought they would miss their flights
This flight was excellent. Left and arrives ahead of schedule. The plane was only half full and they actually let people lay down in rows of empty seats. The crew was super kind to a large family with a bunch of kids who wanted to be closer together. I think Delta purposely avoids turbulence more than other airlines because I never experience jarring flights, even the red eyes. They served two meals onboard (which were honestly pretty gross but they are doing their best). Also the newer planes have really cool lighting that helps with jet lag because they mimic the sunset and sunrise colors, and have polarized windows that extend “night time” until they are ready to land in the morning. Pretty cool.
Pros: "Crew and entertainment options were great. Aircraft was new. Boarding was smooth. On time even though we left 30 min late."
Cons: "The internet was hard to connect to and the gogo options aren’t totally clear."
Cons: "Seat wasn't comfortable"
Pros: "The crew is nice"
Cons: "Boarding was horrible."
Pros: "Very nice, pleasant crew."
Cons: "Extended turbulence was very uncomfortable. One toilet out of service. Otherwise good flight."
Pros: "The plane was nice, entertainment options were great, pilot was super kind."
Pros: "I loved being upgraded to first class and the crew was so attentive."
Cons: "Nothing, glad this was a better experience than the trip to Miami."
Cons: "Seats a lil tight"
Cons: "uncomfortable seats, thin seat cushions"
Cons: "When we booked this trip via Kayak, we thought that we were booking on Westjet. Westjet knew nothing about the flight when we tried to check in."
Pros: "The plane was nice and the entertainment on the flight was great! Flight crew very friendly."
Cons: "Our plane was delayed multiple times and we were not provided an explanation as to why. For as expensive as this fare was the fact that Delta was at fault for the delay and did not offer any compensation for that delay is frustrating. A few extra free snacks doesn’t cut it."
Pros: "Crew was good seat comfortable"
Cons: "Better snacks"
Cons: "It was lovely. It was my flight from nyc to dc that was terrible."
Cons: "the flight was delayed and so I missed my train home"
Pros: "Amazing service from crew"
Cons: "Friendly crew and lots of good free snacks!"
Pros: "Arrived on time and smooth flight though it was completely full"
Cons: "Food was ok...cramped space"
Pros: "the worst thing that I've traveled in my life I do not travel again by delta 3 hours without food and without taking or water we were not given that service is the worst its employees are a disaster"
Cons: "the worst thing that I've traveled in my life I do not travel again by delta 3 hours without food and without taking or water we were not given that service is the worst its employees are a disaster"
Pros: "Food was good and plentiful. I definitely left the flight feeling full."
Pros: "Very comfortable seating!"
Cons: "The landing was a bit rough. Lol"
Cons: "I missed check in (not flight) by 5 minutes. Delta did nothing. I called Aeromexico. After 30 minutes on hold they told me there was nothing they could do. Called Kayak, you guys said you couldn’t do anything. Finally I got some 3rd party phone number I was given by Kayak. I called the number and it was not in service. In all my years using this app this was the biggest disappointment ever!!!!"
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: "Food and entertainment was good"
Cons: "The bathroom I used was disgusting."
Pros: "Hot towel was a plus"
Cons: "The seats weren't that comfortable"
Pros: "The flight attendant, Winsom, was fantastic."
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: "It takes time and worries to find the air train and Aeroflot registration."
Pros: "Great and friendly crew"
Cons: "baggage rules, check in with baggage, change fee for flight when it was not customers issue that caused the 5 min delay! Unable to reach reservation desk on line or via phone (neither was the gate agent)"
Pros: "The staff. They were very helpful and polite!"
Cons: "We didn’t leave on time"
Cons: "There was a change in our flight. According to Delta you didn't confirm every leg of our flight and the plane was over booked."
Pros: "Loved the customer service & movie options"
Cons: "The flight only had snacks for free; wish sandwiches would be given for lunch"
Pros: "Good flight crew"
Cons: "Flight was delayed with no explanation."
Pros: "Nice people. Very helpful."
Cons: "LOST MY BAG IN BOSTON BEFORE EVEN TAKING OFF!!!! Did not make it, and then won't deliver it when it makes it to Kathmandu! This is most distressing."
Pros: "The airline did not disappoint and the customer service were very professional"
Cons: "Make sure the new signs are posted in all airports for boarding. That will help control people at the entrance"
Pros: "Great gate agent at JFK on the layover."
Cons: "No assigned seats on second flight til we got to JFK."
Pros: "Finally got upgraded!"
Pros: "Entertainment, food having only two seats on our side of aisle."
Cons: "Leg room"
Pros: "We did eventually get there"
Cons: "What should have been a 90 minute flight took over 4 hours! Between mechanical failure, overbooking and waiting for gates and sky bridges we missed our connection. Then when they rebooked our connection on a British Airways flight, BA couldn't pull up the tickets and we wasted yet another hour while Virgin Atlantic and Delta both passed the buck as to who was responsible for correcting it so we could get on our rebooked flight, which we BARELY did with only 2 minutes to spare!"
Cons: "I wouldn't rate this flight on a five-star grid--I give it 0.0 stars. Delta's economy seats are so tiny that even a small person like myself finds it agonizing to ride in them for a moderate-length flight. We need aggressive regulation of our airlines to prevent the unconscionable and humiliating way they treat economy passengers. It's not safe, healthy or humane to ask human beings to sit for hours in tiny spaces with very little air (on top of everything else, the plane was mercilessly hot the whole time). Next time I will choose a European carrier--even the discount Euro carriers are better than any US airline."
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."
Pros: "Comfortable, courtesy, good service."
Cons: "Please, there is never a vegetarian option. Many people do not want to eat meat. Very easy to offer a sandwich with vegetables or a little bowl of rice and beans..."
Pros: "The prior flight arrived late and then due to what appeared to be some mechanical issue, the plane was towed into the gate at about the time we were due to board. I mention this only because this was the only glitch during the rest of the flight. Loved the wide variety of entertainment available inflight, the AC outlets on EVERY row, and though I didn't need it this time, the availability of Wi-Fi Internet is appreciated. And though we left 40 minutes late, we made up part of the time and arrived only 20 min later than scheduled. Bravo Delta! I'll have to check out your version of Mileage Plus."
Cons: "I couldn't understand the gate agent's announcements due to language issue but most of all competing announcements from the gate behind me. One of the flight attendents was more bossy I felt than necessary. She told me not to put my backpack in the overhead bin, even though there was enough space and the back 3rd of the aircraft was half empty (I was in the last loading zone so there weren't many more people after me)."
Cons: "I reserved and paid for Delta comfort and ended up flying AeroMexico and Virgin Atlantic who could care less so I didn't sit comfortably, no wifi and for Virgin Atlantic I had to pay extra to get more legroom! NOT a satisfying experience."
Pros: "The comfort of first class reclining seats."
Cons: "The vegetarian meals consisted of cold grilled vegetables for an appetizer, lunch was underwhelming. So much so I dont remember it The snack was two salads. Regular snacks were Cuban sandwiches or roast beef sandwich. Even the stewards said Inshould complain to Delta. Pretty sad for what the cost of a first class ticket."
Pros: "On time, leg room, entertainment, service."
I liked the attention at the counter and on board. Everything happened in an orderly manner. I flew with COPA in May. From Panama I flew on Thursday. I returned from Miami on a Sunday. The flight from Panama to Miami then was wonderful, but returning from Miami at the counter and boarding was a complete disaster. The operator at the counter was rude and apathetic. Because of the disorder to board we lost our spot to take off and we’re grounded for an hour. This time both ways were outstanding! I hope they continue to improve and show the same good service on weekends than the one during week days! Thank you!
Cons: "The seats are very tight, no tv, the rest of it wonderful"
Pros: "Comfortable chair"
Cons: "They didn’t finish the in flight service supposedly due to turbulence but the plane was actually fine"
Pros: "Better entertaining sistem"
Cons: "Better entertaining sistem"
Pros: "Even on a short flight, food was provided."
Cons: "Waiting area before boarding was too crowded."
Pros: "The crew was very kind"
Cons: "The seats wasn’t very comfortable"
Pros: "En realidad todo muy bueno"
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "Entertainment options were poor"
Pros: "The food, the crew, the comfort..."
Cons: "It was perfect!"
Pros: "The seat very well."
Pros: "On time!"
Cons: "Everything was ok"
Pros: "Very friendly stewardess"
Cons: "Food. More legroom."
Pros: "Confortable seats"
Pros: "food really good, the punctuality was great"
Cons: "highly recommended"
Cons: "Entertainment options like a Movie"
Pros: "I liked the service, everything they provided."
Cons: "Entertainment. They need a screen on each seat like other airlines."
Pros: "We waited o9ver 1/2 hours so our flight was ;35 minutes late arriving in Medellin."
Pros: "The food they serve besides being a very small portion, is disgusting."
Cons: "Everything was perfect"
Cons: "So, because I was 3 mins late to the gate, they made me spend another $320 for a fligh next day. I'm still in Panama city. Its unbelievable how the plane is still there, with the corridor that takes the passengers to the plane still attached to it, and they can look me straight in he face and tell me they cant reopen the door. While I'm stressfully paying an extra $320 and knowing I'm going to lose 1 whole day of my vacation in Rio because of one little detail that could be solved by opening the door and letting me in, I see the plane there sitting in the same spot for another 15-20 mins without moving. Worst company service ever. Unbelievable. I will never fly with these people again."
Pros: "everyone was friendly and helpful. better service than the typical U.S. carrier."
Pros: "You got to pick your own movie/games & good was provided"
Pros: "Flight time didn’t feel long at all. Great service"
Cons: "My parents fly from IAH to MIA, in Houston was lightning pretty bad. They was landing more then 1+ late. Copa airlines do not approved them for another flight to get home. They need to purchase another tickets $300 per person"
Pros: "Food and beverages were good and free of charge. No embarrassing food for purchase as other airlines."
Cons: "Lack of in-flight internet connection and no power outlets for charging devices on board."
Pros: "The service wheelchair for old people is very good. All time took care at my mom tks."
Pros: "Better ask, what didn't like. The Cops agents were very professional and courteous. The planes were on time, boarding also and so was takeoffs."
Cons: "The food was terrible!"
Pros: "The quality of the food was excellent but I missed a coffee or tea after dinner and in the morning. The crew was the best I had flew with."
Pros: "They provide any of your requests is they have it"
Cons: "Everything was fine"
Cons: "I chose the seats 8 months before this flight and I supposed to be assigned 8F and 8E. However, I don"t know why the airline assigned me the last seats in the airplane in this time. That day the aircraft experienced turbulence and I felt bad at the back. I did not like they decided to change my seats without asking me."
Pros: "As a non-Spanish speaker we felt well cared for."
Pros: "Service, is great the staffing very courteous and polite."
Cons: "Space, entertainments and other passengers behavior. Nothing that really can be controlled by your services."
Pros: "The flight was on time and the crew was nice"
Cons: "Food was not good and since the plane was old, entertainment was poor"
Pros: "The flight was fine, but...."
Cons: "My bags were opened and items were stolen. I have been trying for 4 days to file a complaint, the on-line service is not accepting forms, and calls to COPA are for reservations only, they will not accept complaints. Arghhhh"
Pros: "Modern aircraft and good service"
Cons: "Leg room on the flight was cramped"
Pros: "Excelente la aerolinea COPA y muy buenos precios"
Pros: "Me Gusto la atención el personal el abordeaje"
Cons: "Asientos incómodos y comida fea mala película para el entretenimiento"
Pros: "Food, short length of flight"
Cons: "Colombian customs forms were only in Spanish; would've helped if crew offered assistance to those who needed some help w translation"
Pros: "Service, on time, New planes"
Cons: "Small plane, limited entertainment, limited food, no power outlet, tight"
Pros: "the food was ok, the service is poor,."
Cons: "The airport personnel did not help me with adding my miles to my Cops Cinbect card, they said it was no value and that Cops Connect membership want Copa, Worse they broke my expensive Nautica luggage by losing a wheel and my luggage was not even 22 kilos"
Pros: "Every thing"
Cons: "Imformation spoken to fast and completely clear"
Cons: "from Panama to Medellin they could not regulate air temp, hot, cold hot cold.."
Cons: "very cold on flight and no blankets"
Cons: "- Flight delay - ONLY ONE bathroom for economy class -No wheelchair service on arrival ( asked before the flight) -Very bad food"