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American Airlines
Overall score based on 44,907 reviews
7.5
Boarding
7.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
6.7
Food
Airline reviews

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

Cons: "complimentary ear plugs for when there are crying children"

Cons: "The cabin was hot for the whole flight"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "the flight was delayed till the next day and we sat in tarmax 4 hours"

Cons: "We sat in boarding in about 90-100 degree heat for over an hour. Everyone is drenched in sweat and should have never boarded."

Pros: "The crew was friendly enough and the seat size / storage was typical for standard plane tickets."
Cons: "The flight was extremely cold. Coming from Mexico to LA we didn't have jackets / blankets on us but it would have been very helpful for this flight. Deplaning at LAX was ridiculous. We stood on the tarmac outside the plane inside a glass tube for 20-25 minutes with no information waiting for a bus."

Pros: "Boarding was fairly quick and on time. Transfer in Phoenix was no problem. Luggage arrived OK."
Cons: "Seating is too small and too close to next rows. Unhappy with having to pay for seat assignments and checked bag while watching gate agents refuse to enforce overhead bag size limits."

Cons: "The plane was very hot when boarding and then very cold while flying. It was uncomfortable."

Cons: "The crew could have been more polite."

Cons: "Small plane, forced to valet checkin carry on luggage, no drinks or snacks :/"

Pros: "After the initial delay, the female desk agent got us on another connecting flight without a problem. Second flights attendant was also great."
Cons: "They boarded the plane, only to tell us they had to de-ice, which is understandable. However, after waiting 20 min for the de-icing that never came, they made us get back off the plane because of mechanical issues. The captain/pilot was rude to the woman working the desk over the radio, to the point where she had to leave the desk and go speak to him in person (she knew we could hear everything.) That conversation is also how the whole line of people was informed that then knew about this mechanical issue since the night before, and chose not to fix it before boarding all of us. After getting to Philadelphia later than expected, we were forced to pay for hotel food that was horrible and overpriced. Only to then have our plane be delayed AGAIN because of mechanical issues, again the pilot not giving much information to the attendant she was faced by a room of 40 angry people and had no answers. The departure time slowly crawled out longer, and the only reason I knew was because of having the American app. Information/communication on all ends was poor. I usually fly Allegiant, which is notoriously “cheap,” and I’ve never had an experience like this. Happy my boyfriend has flown with American before and knew to give us an extra day so we didn’t miss the wedding we paid $800 in airline tickets to attend. Just disappointed."

Cons: "Limited legroom is a problem. Otherwise, the flight was fine."

Pros: "Routine flight. No problems noted."
Cons: "No major complaints."

Pros: "The 777-200 airplane was nice and comfortable"
Cons: "When we deplane the aircraft was a surprise having no shoulder just staircase"

Pros: "the gate attendant was very nice as my husband was stuck in security line (I have Pre check) He barely made it, but the guy never made me feel uncomfortable or rushed. He was kind, calm and reassuring."
Cons: "Our flight attendant seemed to have a chip on her shoulder from the moment we stepped on the flight. I had a broken foot and it was difficult for me to fit my boot and personal item under the seat. Rather than assisting me, she barked commands and quickly walked away as I attempted to address the situation. - poor attitude - failed to ask if I wanted a biscuit but simply slapped one down on my tray table (I HAVE CELIAC DISEASE) - American really needs to catch up with the other airlines and offer a GF option to those of us who have immune disorders. - no WiFi"

Pros: "The crew was friendly"
Cons: "The staff wouldn't except my registration for my support animal!!"

Pros: "The complementary beverage was a welcomed surprise!"

Pros: "The crew was lovely. Really nice, and did a wonderful job with the cart service."
Cons: "We ended up being deleyed about 30 minutes, in damp weather. It's not like it was snowing. Not sure why it took so long. B/c of baggage charges now everyone brings a carry on. This seems to slow the process of boarding as know passengers are asked multiple times to check baggage (for free, which is the one nice thing) before boarding b/c the overheads will be too full. Group 6 which I was in seemed like it was just the rest of the plane. Super busy, took me forever to get to my seat all the way in the back. Why don't airlines reverse board? People sitting in the back should board first. I feel like this would save so much time."

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

Pros: "I really enjoyed the entertainment available."
Cons: "A 6 hour flight in which we were not offered food. In addition, when it was time for baggage claim, I noticed that my luggage had been damaged. One of the wheels was broken off. I put in a claim and have yet to hear back."

Pros: "Nothing to like. If I could give them 0 stars I would"
Cons: "Tight connection from our previous flight yet the counter folks were rude and rushed us. My daughter is obviously 7 months pregnant. Because our connecting flight left milwaukee over an hour late, we had no time to even grab a sandwich, no problem we will buy food on the plane. Wrong! The food is was gone so quickly that by the time they got to us, they were out of everything. Oh did I mention we also had 3 children ages 2, 7, and 9. Oh yes and the entertainment? Small screens mounted on the ceiling of the plane. How about updating your equipment?? Plane was old. No USB to charge your phone and stream from their App. Terrible. We own a 2nd home in Maui and travel there twice per year. Looking at other options."

Cons: "I really did not like that I was unaware why I could not check in on my phone and then I get to the airport and the Alaska desk is closed. My phone just says the plane is sky west, me and the other workers at the airport had no idea what this meant. Very frustrating experience trying to check in, finally walker talkie a guy that new it was American. Frustrating I thought I would miss my flight, why not clearly state it's not an Alaska flight."

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

Cons: "A few issues: 1) I was not given seat tgth with my 9 year old and was not helped in finding seats together 2) they lost my bag after I took it through customs and I'm still (a week already) waiting for it."

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

Cons: "The tsa in chicago was very unorganized. The tsa workers were extremely rude."

Pros: "Full can of tomato juice, head rests on the seat, relatively roomy seats and happy attendants."

Cons: "delay, then no sandwiches available for purchase onboard during a 3-hr evening flight"

Cons: "Rude staff, they changed our flight 2 times and did not offer a drink or food"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "It was cancelled"

Pros: "Captain did his best to make up time"
Cons: "Flight was initially delayed an hour, then bumped to 30 minutes late."

Pros: "I like that on American you still get a complimentary cup of coffee, a bag of pretzels, and a normal sized seat. I'm OK paying for that after trying some of the budget airlines!"
Cons: "Wish they had a gluten free snack, still that's really not a big deal at all!"

Pros: "Liked the little compartment above the tray for electronic devices and the outlet below helped keep my grandsons tablet charged for the flight! Liked the headrest - had flaps that folded out for support if you needed a nap."

Cons: "Will never fly American again"

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

Pros: "Nice new seats"
Cons: "Crew came by once with drinks, never came back through with food/snacks. Never came through with water, as they usually do later in this flight. They spent most of the time chatting in the galley."

Pros: "Movies and on time departure and arrival"
Cons: "Crazy uncontrolled child in row across from us."

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

Pros: "The crew was very apologetic"
Cons: "The fact that we were an hour and 45 minutes late leaving. I know they say weather was the cause and not their control, but every time...yes, every time I fly American there's a delay. Every time I've flown United I arrive early."

Pros: "Good flight! Smooth landing!"
Cons: "N/A"

Cons: "Delays and no communication on transfer options"

Cons: "The fact that people carry-on luggage that exceeds the max requirements for carry on luggage so they can avoid the checked luggage fee. It's a disgrace. It time to live by your rules, the same for everyone. I had to be rebooked out a different airport as PGV was flooded. I was seated in 21F which does not recline. AA cancelled my flight out of PGV, a better seat would have been nice since I had to drive an hour to EWN whereas I was staying only 10 mins from PGV."

Pros: "Great Workers, and Super nice staff."

Cons: "I paid extra money to sit in the front of the plane due to traveling with my dog... when I looked at my boarding pass I realized I was sitting in the last row of the plane ... the cabin was booked and they could not move my seat! Really upsetting and frustrating!"

Pros: "Taking off and landing."
Cons: "Boarding was slow. Seating was cramped."

Cons: "Turbulence was horrible That there is no internet"

Cons: "The lady at baggage check-in was rude and persistent on not letting me board due to a slight fold in my passport. Other coworkers did not agree, and allowed me to proceed. She also spent 20 minutes in back searching for information while I waited and the line filled up. My luggage was also lost (the last to handle the luggage was this lady) and I needed to retrieve it 3 hours after my flight arrived."

Pros: "The plane actually left without a cancellation"
Cons: "Every flight on this trip was delayed"

Pros: "Staff was friendly"
Cons: "The seats were sooooooooo small and it felt like it was a really old plane, it shook a lot."

Pros: "The pilot tried to make up lost time in the air."
Cons: "Due to regulations, our crew had to delay our flight 39 min. This was done the night before. There was no way we were going to make our connecting flight, but no one from United seemed to care. The crew from milwaukee to Houston was rude and unhelpful."

Pros: "Departed / arrived on time, clean, good snack options."

Pros: "Everything was fantastic except I was a little squished; but I suppose that is to be expected on the economy flight. We did land later than expected but it ended up being just fine and I was able to connect to my next flight."

Pros: "the crew was great."
Cons: "quick flight. comfortable seats. lots of leg room"

Pros: "On time, easy boarding. Good storage room for carry-on luggage. Clean, great new aircraft."
Cons: "Not enough beverages served during long flight."

Pros: "Nothing - missed flight because of bad info from Kayal"
Cons: "Loss of day's vacation - hotel bill, rental car cost and missed concert - all in about $400 lost."

Cons: "La persona que me atendió para abordar y segundo avión con destino a Puerto Rico era una mujer desagradable mal educada trataba mal a toda persona que le estába. Verificando el boarding pass Verguenza me dio que fuera boricua"

Pros: "The crew went above and beyond on this flight. They were continously carrying around juice for us and constantly making sure we were all comfortable. The movies and TV shows were free if you had the united app.overall it was a amazing flight!"

Cons: "Couldn't get direct tv yo work"

Pros: "It was a pleasant flight - nothing too exciting. The staff was lovely."

Pros: "Everyone was so very helpful."

Pros: "Nothing stood out."
Cons: "having to wait for the flight crew"

Pros: "Nothing. Horrible experience all around. Didn't get home till midnight"
Cons: "Kayak sent me a push notification saying flight was delayed. Arrived at airport, it was scheduled for on time. Airline wouldn't let me or my bag on the flight meaning I had to wait in the airport for 4 hours until the next flight out."

Pros: "The planes appeared to be newer."
Cons: "We had very little leg room and my husband had a sore back after the flights."

Pros: "I really liked the price for the exact time I wanted to travel!"
Cons: "A bit cramped."

Cons: "Bumpy plane"

Pros: "Our Stewart on way was nice. Pilet was informative. Let us know what the weather was like and when to expect turbulence. Pointed out land marks as we flew over them."
Cons: "Seating was uncomfortable. Very little leg room and I am short. Can't imagine what it would b like if I were 6 foot instead of 5 foot"

Pros: "Service and comfortable seat"
Cons: "100 dollar baggage fee"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight from mke to Chicago was delayed so long I missed my connecting flight to charlotte. U had to spend the night in ohare airport. Very unhappy with United airlines."

Pros: "I got a window seat"
Cons: "Chair didnt recline"

Cons: "It was cancelled no email no text no call thanks"

Pros: "I got a fair price ticket and plane wasn't dirty ."

Cons: "I was delayed for 6 hrs"

Pros: "Very friendly and kept us up to date with the issues we had with off-loading about ever 15 minutes."
Cons: "It took 50 minutes after we landed to park and get off the plane."

Pros: "Although it was s bit bumpy bcs of the weather, we had the wind with us and we arrived about 30 minutes early."

Pros: "Fast boarding. Flights were on time."
Cons: "Very cramped seating in the back of the plane."

Pros: "I like the United check in person in Milwaukee / kind- helpful- informed. All United personal were polite and professional in spite of many delays , cancellations and upsets."
Cons: "Out going flight to Denver never made it to salt lake . Rebooking barely got us to connecting flights.... but made it we ran to connecting flight and did make connection. Returning, our first flight also never appeared ... two hours and 15 mins of standing in line to rebook We boarded another flight. In Chicago we stood in another line to rebook . Eventua"

Pros: "The staff was efficient, funny, friendly and honest. Smooth landing and good service. Thank you!"

Cons: "Less than friendly staff at the desk. The gate was changed on us and again no United app updates or texts until much later."

Pros: "Smooth ride, professional and friendly crew"
Cons: "Wish the cup "holders" in the tray were deeper"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "United would not put my bags on despite being at the counter 40 minutes before the flight. Then they put me on stand by for 6 hours during which time they lost my bags and ultimately not having a seat for me."

Cons: "Need water offered free"

Cons: "Plane 2.5 hours late"

Pros: "Flight itself was fine"
Cons: "3 hour delay taking off"

Pros: "On time. Early."

Cons: "Nothing was fine"

Cons: "Emergency landing with no power in flightn"

Pros: "On time"

Pros: "This plane was pretty small (70 people) and not full, so boarding was fast. The crew was good, friendly and helpful. The pretzel snack things were good and unexpected for such a short flight."
Cons: "The plane was very loud and it was impossible to hear the crew and my partner. There was no entertainment which was fine because I brought my own."

Pros: "Agents checking baggage were unbelievably slow. Good thing there wasn't a long line."

Pros: "Every thing was ok"

Pros: "The crew was great. I don't know how to make the stars increase."
Cons: "Arrival times were accurate. Crew friendly and helpful. Freight was good."

Pros: "The Flight attendant and pilot were beyond helpful and apologetic about the delay, The customer service rep in Denver was great."
Cons: "Because of a 2+ hour delay in Milwaukee we missed our connecting flight in Denver to Medford and had to stay overnight. Sitting in isle 1 was uncomfortable and it was a pain not having immediate access to my purse because I had to stow it for take off and landing."

Pros: "Awesome flight , great crew, couldn't ask for better"

Pros: "Very smooth and speedy flight, arrived early!"

Pros: "Safe flight"
Cons: "Very old plane"

Pros: "The timing of the flight for Tuesday night was right I don't have that much delays !!!"

Pros: "Quick"
Cons: "Flight attendant was over worked. Flight was delayed. Small carry-on compartments"

Pros: "Flight was smooth and in time."
Cons: "Staff at General Mitchell airport (MKE) United counter were not knowledgeable and the check in process was very frustrating. There were not many people at the check in counter, but it took us 30 minutes to check in once we were at the counter working with the check in clerk."

Cons: "The delays and poor customer service."

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