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San Francisco
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San Diego
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San Jose
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Palm Springs
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Fresno
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Low season

January

High season

June

Cheapest flight

$65

Average price round-trip

$371

Good deal round-trip

$194

Good deal one-way

$109
Best time to beat the crowds with an average 3% drop in price.
Most popular time to fly with an average 14% increase in price.
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  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found tickets from Minneapolis to the following destinations at these prices or less: Los Angeles $162 one-way - $257 round-trip; San Diego $127 one-way - $296 round-trip; San Francisco $145 one-way - $276 round-trip
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  • High season is considered to be May and June. The cheapest month to fly to California is January.
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Top 5 airlines serving Minneapolis St Paul to California

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8.3
Alaska AirlinesOverall score based on 31846 reviews
8.5Boarding
8.2Comfort
8.8Crew
7.8Entertainment
7.8Food
Airline reviews
Pros: "Seat was great. Nice they kept the Virgin size seating"
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Pros: "Seat was great. Nice they kept the Virgin size seating"
Pros: "I like the new regional jets. Super good experience overall."
Pros: "The lady boarding people was really good. Got people to willingly check bags on a full flight and was positive and friendly."
Cons: "Plane was smelly. Attendants gathering trash after food and drink was poorly timed and awkward. They seemed either tired or not interested."
Pros: "The crew was very attentive and caring. While I worried I wasn’t going to get a seat, the staff reassured me if you paid for a ticket, you’ll have a seat."
Pros: "Friendly employees. Excellent pilots who nailed the landing. Seats better than other airlines (Airbus)"
Pros: "Amazing crew!"
Cons: "Nothing. Everything went smooth."
Pros: "Great crew, 2 drink services"
Pros: "Phone charging outlets, but this is now quite common with international flights."
Cons: "Hospitality: Flight attendant crew lacking hospitality and services to guests. It was a 2 pm flight and they all seemed either burnt or unhappy. The services was a bare minimum. Unfortunately, we have seen far better services with other international airlines."
Pros: "Crew was super friendly and accommodating."
Cons: "Everything was perfectly fine!"
Pros: "The seats are comfortable"
Pros: "Crew was great!"
Cons: "Seats not very comfortable. Online wifi/entertainment on personal devices is glitchy."
Pros: "Spacious seats"
Cons: "Ontime departure"
Cons: "Hour early with tail winds - all fabulous"
Cons: "food was sub par . first class so so"
Pros: "Crew was amazing and so polite. Seats are really comfortable."
Cons: "Everything was perfect."
Pros: "Bags were waiting at baggage claim"
Pros: "Eventually left."
Cons: "Had to wait for flight attendant."
Pros: "Attendants were pleasant as was the actual flight"
Cons: "They were missing pilots for the flight so we were delayed for an hour"
Pros: "Friendly. Good price!"
Cons: "Seats hardly reclined and had little padding"
Pros: "Easy to board and plenty of crew assisting passengers"
Cons: "Seats are too narrow and crowded it gets very uncomfortable and cannot do much work on a laptop as there’s not enough arm space"
Pros: "Service and time to reach destination."
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Everything went off without a hitch. Plane seemed clean and comfortable. Enough leg room in main cabin! Great coffee."
Cons: "Nothing!"
Pros: "Very smooth ride, pilots and crew did an excellent job."
Cons: "Plane (Q400) was hot. Felt like I was sweating the entire flight."
Pros: "I loved that they boarded Active Duty military early."
Cons: "They asked if we wanted to buy a snack before they offered a free snack."
Pros: "Friendly employees"
Cons: "The air vent above my seat did not work"
Pros: "All"
Cons: "Skinny seats, no free dinner or snacks for a 5+ hr flight, cabin crew constantly bumping into my shoulder while I sat in an isle seat (I’m not a big guy). This was my first time flying Alaska Airlines, and the experience was less compared to Hawaiian Airlines flying the same routes."
Pros: "The people did their job with excellence and ease. Made our flight comfortable."
Cons: "There was an unexpected gate change that made us have to run to the other side of the terminal. It would have been nice if the announcements had been just a bit clearer."
Pros: "Very good"
Pros: "I enjoyed the experience and friendly staff"
Pros: "Efficient and competent. One of the better airlines out there."
Pros: "Upgrade to first"
Cons: "Plane was late"
Cons: "Old airplane, ripped seat backs,"
Pros: "I felt like there was ample leg room, and liked that the back of the plane boarded before the middle of the plane."
Cons: "The scripts didn't sound well rehearsed, and disrupted my audiobook longer than. Necessary"
Cons: "Our flight was delayed by 7 hours."
Pros: "The cabin crew was sufficient and delightful."
Cons: "I decided to try Alaska Airlines for my travels up and down the Pacific Coast, and I'm disappointed. Maybe my expects of on time and reliable flights are too much."
Pros: "Flight attendants were nice."
Cons: "Tried to buy internet but couldn't, seats were very uncomfortable and tight, bloody mary was under complimentary but I was charged."
Pros: "Got exit row seating (16C) and crew was good."
Cons: "Wifi isn't reliable near Cabo - so get your movies and messages in! Restroom in the back made using it at times (drink service) impossible for 10+ minutes."
Pros: "I really did like that they checked on us several time and made sure we had enough to drink. Nice crew and all in all a pretty good flight."
Pros: "Was given two center seats when asked for other sets they moved us up to front so we had more room plus got off faster"
Pros: "Punctuality and kindness off employees."
Cons: "N/A"
Cons: "had difficulty finding how to input known-traveller number; missed out on the TSA PreCheck line... but the airport wasn't very busy so..."
Pros: "Gate staff allowed me to board a direct flight to SJC instead of a via flight via SAN"
Cons: "Ground staff didn't give me a direct flight to SJC but gate staff helped. This didn't need to happen."
Pros: "The whole boarding and flight process is well-organized and the crew was excellent."
Cons: "The Wi-Fi was extraordinarily slow. Slower than other flights I have been on. Just seemed old."
Pros: "Traded seats with a mother and her son from an aisle to a center seat. Staff gave me a free beer instead of dragging me or then off the plane. Cheers to great customer service!"
Pros: "Great on board service. Friendly staff and good entertainment accommodations."
Cons: "The boarding of the plane was not well organized and although they were boarding from the front and back, it was still crowded and people were trying to pass one another with lugggage in the aisles."
Pros: "all was great"
Cons: "nothing"
Pros: "It was well worth it to wait for another flight. I believe this was a newer plane, it was exceptionally more comfortable."
Cons: "Cannot complain about anything on this flight."
Pros: "The crew was awesome."
Cons: "The airplanewas a bit cramped for such a long flight"
Pros: "Lost luggage for a day"
Pros: "Crew was nice and friendly"
Cons: "The economy seats in an A321 are uncomfortable and there is very limited legroom."
Pros: "Dinner was great"
Pros: "The best"
Cons: "Nothing"
Cons: "Provide earphones or headphones"
Pros: "Good Flight"
Pros: "Crew was friendly"
Cons: "The boarding process was rough and haphazard"
Pros: "Good service great aircraft"
Cons: "Takes along time to get off airplane with everyone getting their bags from the overhead bins"
Pros: "Flight and crew were wonderful. Perfectly smooth landing!"
Cons: "I really wonder about the boarding procedure... isn't "back to front" more efficient? What is this Comfort +, Main Cabin 1, Main Cabin 2, Basic thing? Is that supposed to make you feel better because you paid for a seat selection?!"
Pros: "On this short flight, the flight attendant was wonderful, accommodating special requests and being fully engaged with passengers. On time departure, early arrival, overall a nice quick flight to Duluth."
Cons: "CRJ200 planes are always a bit cramped, and having to gate check anything bigger than a small purse is an inconvenience. Hopefully the fleet will change over to the Embrair planes soon. Beware 'Basic' flyers (cheap tickets): you are not eligible to take an earlier flight even if available."
Cons: "4 hour delay"
Pros: "individual TVs"
Cons: "it would be great if you could not use all those one-use plastic cups. waste is a real issue in the US and the solution is using re-usable items like washable cups. Unboarding was a nightmare and it started to get really hot waiting to get off."
Pros: "Crew very good"
Cons: "Breakfast sandwich was close to tasteless; all bread, very very little filling."
Pros: "Food was excellent. I had the pasta. Loved watching movies."
Pros: "The crew was very friendly. Boarding was quick."
Cons: "Seat size in Comfort+ was still cramped. The person sitting next to me(in the middle was a fairly large (height not weight) and his arms and shoulders were pretty much flowing into my seat( I sat by the window). Leg room of course was fine. Very cold draft coming from the airplane(window?)"
Pros: "On time boarding. Good entertainment options, friendly staff"
Pros: "Great food and bev service"
Pros: "Very friendly crew with a clean plane!"
Cons: "N/A"
Pros: "It is a busy travel day and this flight was unbelievably smooth. The entire crew was competent and friendly."
Pros: "Good crew."
Cons: "Very tight spaces. No tv."
Cons: "Seat assignment at gate and it changed 3 times to Accommodate others."
Pros: "The staff are great very nice pleasant"
Cons: "Wifi doesn't work for long time and have wait long periods to watch something. TV on head reat is nice"
Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "Absolutely no entertainment for a flight that had way more people than my first one. Food options were horrible!"
Pros: "I always love long international flights because of the hot towel and other fun extras you don’t usually get. The meal was excellent and there were plenty of entertainment options for everyone."
Cons: "We barely made it through a storm. Super scary. Even the pilot said we "barely made it" over the speaker. I would rather be hours late getting home than feel like my life was possibly gambled with. I have my pilot's license so I am not unfamiliar with having to create an alternate flight plan when inclimate weather strikes. However, this was scary. My boyfriend quietly had a panic attack while we were on board. Would not fly Delta again because of this experience."
Pros: "Uneventful and on time"
Pros: "Tried the free WiFi and movies"
Pros: "Easy boarding nice clean and spacious, I am tall so it is sometimes difficult to have enough space in aricraft. Staff was very nice, polite and helpfull during the long 12h flight, very nice job indeed!"
Pros: "Got moved to an aisle seat instead of the middle. The flight wasn’t full so the crew planned ahead and got several people in our party better seats."
Cons: "Hour late"
Pros: "Crew was fantastic and very helpful."
Cons: "Not sure who was in charge of loading the plane with food for purchase, but they forgot it all entirely. The crew was kind enough to give extra snacks. Kinda curious how you forgot to load a plane with food for purchase and how did the crew not notice in advance? I would think that is one of their checks of the cabin. Not mention who ever signed off saying they filled the plane with food for purchase lied. Very frustrating not only for the crew but for the passengers."
Pros: "Entertainment was good and staff was pleasant"
Cons: "Delta assigns seats at boarding, miss when you could pick which seats you sit in. I bought my sisters ticket, hoping we would then be able to sit together but we both ended up in the middle in different rows."
Pros: "Entertainment is so appreciated on long flights. It was quiet. Snacks done quickly. Took a long time to board, but the flight was full. We were delayed out of gate because of this. Unloading plane went fairly quick but could have been a problem for short connections. Those people should have been allowed to leave first."
Cons: "Delayed"
Cons: "Sat by the exit seat so the door was a bit more chilly. No food. Small entertainment screens with audio bleed through."
Cons: "Was in seat 16A and got bumped to 12E. If you know Delta aircraft, that's exit row window, for the EC (more legroom) but middle. The problem is that nothing can compete with the exit row for leg room and being crammed between two guys isn't an upgrade either. Plus, due to proximity, got sick. And the flight was delayed leaving - due to the late arrival from ATL (Delta HQ) which had a power outage. And no video entertainment. No meals."
Cons: "Seatsnare ridiculously tight for a 6ft man."
Pros: "I missed my flight and was not able to rebook any of it, losing 600 dollars..."
Pros: "Funny people at the gate, all was smooth and on time"
Cons: "It was too hot in the cabin, which is unusual (usually, I freeze)"
Cons: "My suitcase was ruined."
Pros: "It was a good flight"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Never made it on this flight and in the end my luggage was lost."
Cons: "The plane was about 10 minutes late departing (not too bad), but the Entertainment System was down for the flight, meaning that in addition to entertainment, the USB and outlet charging was not working and you couldn't see current flight status."
Pros: "In-flight entertainment (if you brought a tablet or laptop with you), yummy gluten free pretzels, good flight attendants."
Cons: "A complimentary sandwich would have been nice for a 4 hour flight."
Pros: "Had a chance to download the entertainment app during layover, so could take advantage of movies available on second flight. Crew still good; gate attendants friendly; snacks/drinks readily available."
Pros: "The food, comfort and service of Delta One class have continued to excel. Since this was a scheduled late departure and they still offered the full menu, I chose to have only the appetizer portion. This turned out to be a fine soup, salmon salad and multiple extras. This was perfect for an 11:00 PM dinner."
Pros: "Crew was polite"
Cons: "Rocky takeoff"
Pros: "Everything was decent, good entertainment, nice crew, etc."
Cons: "Nothing was bad."
Pros: "Ditto from above"
Cons: "Ditto from above"
Pros: "Exit sear so plenty of room"
Cons: "Changed gates without notification"
Pros: "Great crew."
Cons: "Very cramped seating on this plane."

You could have planned better to not arrive 3 hours late.

I liked the Friendly helpful staff Would have like more food options.

Cons: "Late flight, minimal beverage service....on a four hours on a plane one would expect at least a second pass through the cabin with water"
Pros: "They didn’t let me on I want a refund this made me miss my birthday party in Chicago thanks for ruining 25"
Cons: "Refund"
Pros: "Seats on Sun country are ok but I don’t expect much for the relatively inexpensive flight! Crew were very efficient, polite and attentive."
Cons: "Movie options"
Pros: "Flight attendant Susan was wonderful. Very friendly, professional, and helpful."
Cons: "Loss our luggage. Long check in lines. Almost missed flight"
Pros: "Friendly crew and right on time. It was an easy travel experience."
Cons: "Tight leg room and paying to choose my seat in order to check in online"
Pros: "Quick entry. One flight attendant was very friendly."
Cons: "First class upgrade was suspect. Seats were all visibly torn. Very busy ailes to bathrooms for first class. One flight attendant was a bit rude. Other attendant was very nice. But didn’t feel upgrade was at all worth the money. Also had to try three times online and twice in person for upgrade."
Cons: "Seats are SO uncomfortable."
Cons: "What a surprise at the Sky Cap that I needed to be charged for a carry on....total of $50 for my check in and carry on. What's worse, is that I had to CHECK my carry on because you only allow a minimal # of carry ons. This is certainly a negative for me flying with SunCountry again."
Pros: "Awesome service"
Cons: "Very cramped. The guy in front of me reclined his seat and I could barely move."
Cons: "SC recently changed their baggage policy and the line at 6:00a to check a bag was from one end of the terminal to the other. I’m sure they’ll get it figured out at some point but they had to pull people on flights leaving within the next hour from the lines in order to get flights out on time. Terrible experience, no apology, no explanation."
Cons: "They delayed the flight (very first one of the morning) by over an hour, caused me to miss my connecting flight, which meant I had to stay overnight and take another flight. Extremely frustrating as they did nothing to help reschedule or reimburse. Use old planes, which don't have entertainment or outlets. Overall, very frustrated with the experience. I don't want to fly sun country again! (The flight on sun country going was terrible as well)"
Pros: "non stop flights okay"
Cons: "gate was changed 4 times without any assistance for a senior citizen travelor; Kayak placed my order in the wrong name, charged my credit card and I was assessed several fees to get it corrected! also had to pay fees for seat and luggage not taken care if when I made reservations with kayak. The order for a wheelchair was not placed from Kayak even though I submitted it on Kayaks original order."
Cons: "I was in the 7th row and by the time they got to me with food/beverages they were out of burgers and sandwiches."
Pros: "Good prices, nice staff"
Cons: "Way too hot on the plane. THE WHOLE TIME."
Pros: "Friendly gate staff Friendly flight attendants Seats bigger than Spirit Airline's Just $15 for an upgraded 6th row window seat Accepted my carry-on bag free, without measuring the the wheels as part of it's measurement. Note: Spirit always accepted this same carry-on for many flights over the years, but didn't on this same trip to my location. ( This Sun Country trip was on the return flight. )"
Cons: "Really nothing"
Pros: "I was seated close to the front so deboarding was quick. Crew was friendly."
Cons: "Had a middle seat in the row in front of an emergency exit so the seat did not recline. Seat wasn't all that comfortable to start. Fat guy sat next to me so I really only had 9/10ths of a seat."
Cons: "I don't like hearing that Suncountry is going to be an airline that charges a fee for everything like Spirit airlines. I heard that this will begin as of January 1st. Suncountry is a great airline. Why would you change that? It's disappointing."
Pros: "There wasn't entertainment in my flight, and I didn't buy any of the food,so I really can't rate that. However, the flight itself was fine, nothing great, nothing bad."
Cons: "Plane was an hour late in leaving. Seats crowded and only middle seat available, We spent $15. for preferred seating for my husband and then none of us got to sit together. Nothing for snack and offered drinks once."
Pros: "The price was right"
Cons: "I wasn’t able to select my seat when I booked the flight and I wasn’t able to check in and get my boarding pass online. Then the flight was delayed almost an hour."
Pros: "The flight attendants were fantastic the captain kept us updated"
Cons: "Row 11 not reclining was a bit uncomfortable I ordered a prosecco it was warm. I like the fact I got a whole can of pop not just a glass"
Cons: "I was not able to use tsa precheck as a passenger on sun country. The ticketing agent could not get the tsa precheck to print on boarding pass. I've never had this issue with any other airline."
Cons: "Straight flight"
Pros: "A surprisingly good cheese burger ($5),cheerful crew, and on-time departure and arrival. Given my low expectations for American air travel, I was pleasantly surprised."
Cons: "As always, the seats are too small, the overheads too full, and the staff a bit harried. I really shouldn't fault the airline for any of that."
Pros: "Good ticket price. Direct flight. Able to change from assigned aisle seat to request for a window seat shortly before takeoff."
Cons: "When I checked in on the internet, there were no economy seats available. I had to pay $15 for a "preferred" seat, which was an aisle seat on row 7, near the front of the economy section. I was told by an employee that the only economy seats were the middle seats, that aisle and window seats were preferred seats. I was told the plane was full and they could not change my "preferred" seat although I did see empty seats on the plane after takeoff. Also bathroom facilities were poor - only two in the back for the entire economy seating. And the aisles were narrow."
Pros: "Friendly and helpful crew and on time departure and arrival during busy holiday travel time. Thank you!"
Cons: "Website to check in said no sears left except seats where had to pay additional $15-25 so had to get boarding pass at airport...at airport magically got seats that were showing as not available? Is this a scam to get people to pay more $?"
Pros: "I did not have food or entertainment so cannot rate those things."
Pros: "It was good"
Cons: "My Trip was good"
Pros: "flight attendants in first class were amazing!"
Pros: "Nice people, easy boarding, very friendly attendants on board."
Cons: "can the seats get any closer together? I'm skinny and I couldn't cross my legs without sticking them into the isle first."
Cons: "I was blockaded from access to the bathroom(s). The first class dragon forbade access to anyone but 1st class and the rear bathrooms were blockaded bt workers handing out drinks. Very tough on us 75+ crowd.We don't get much time from urge to crisis."
Cons: "My departing flight was delayed 1.5 hours and my return flight was delayed approximately 2.5 hours. No explanations were ever given as to why we were delayed. Also, you'd think after being delayed for that amount of time we'd get an apology or some "thanks for your patience" pretzels, but no. Drinks and snacks still come at a price. I won't be flying this airline ever again."
Pros: "Paid more for priority seats roundtrip to find out nothing about it is priority. They boarded our section last. All rows were bparded before rows 4 through 8. What a waste of money. Never flying Sun Country again. Not to mention the flight attendants repeatedly bump into my wife by reaching over her to serve people in the row in front and behind us. So rude..."
Pros: "The plane was on time. The cabin was clean. Seats were fine. All but one of the crew were helpful and kind. Excellent flight with a wonderful pilot(s)."
Cons: "One crew member insisted on her own HERDING of us all in line for the restroom. She treated us all like preschoolers. We were already working out the problem, when she took it upon herself to yell loudly at us all to make room for one person. She sheepishly explained away her actions. Horrifying. I have never felt so degraded on a plane. I can barely imagine, how she would have reacted, if any of us had approached her in the same tone and manner."
Pros: "Loved the fact that you can check your carry-ons for free at check-in on full flights. We had planned to carry-on, but it was nice to have a free hand through the airport."
Cons: "The website function to check in ahead of time and pre-purchase checked bags did not work on either leg of our flight, so we had to pay $5 more at the airport. On our flight the other direction, they honored the online price. I was traveling back with a friend's wedding dress as my only carry-on, but had to fold it into a bag to fit their carry-on regulations. I could not hang it, as there were no closets."
Pros: "I loved the incredibly cheap upgrades to the exist row. I paid only $10 to upgrade online the exit row had tons of legroom."
Cons: "There were no entertainment options, which is fine because I just slept the whole way."
Pros: "Great service."
Cons: "Later departure"
Pros: "Color of the seating, the green upholstery gave it a cheering pop of color Appreciate being able to have a can of pop, with a glass of ice"
Cons: "Hand held movie device, 12 min. Into the movie it froze... Flight attendant was awesome at reimbursing me. Did not enjoy any food, Should have NA option in your survey."
Pros: "The seat assignments and boarding were very easy to handle."
Cons: "The plane was noisy but may have been due to the air conditioner that was running full blast making the plane freezing."
Pros: "The general attitude of the flight crew was great. Warm and kind, fun and full of smiles."
Cons: "The picnic pack was the only thing I could eat and was told it was no longer an option but still on the menu. Ended up not getting anything and was not thrilled by it."
Pros: "Friendly staff, smooth boarding."
Cons: "Seat was small & uncomfortable. I say that because I'm by no means a large person. If I were - yikes! And whaaaaat? No peanuts on a 3+ hour flight!? What up with that??"
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "No free snacks and selling everything"
Pros: "More legroom than the bigger airlines, comfier seats, reasonable price. Great experience overall"
Cons: "The ONLY complaint I have was there were no free snacks and it was a 3.5 hour flight...but I did get a whole can of soda for free so that was nice"
Pros: "Mostly hassle free, but nothing special at all."
Cons: "Frankly, the crew & the flight from MCO to MSP was much better than the return flight, which is what this survey is about. Before we bought the tickets, we were told to bring proof of the funeral we were attending to get a discount/refund for the airfare afterward, then on the return flight we were dismissed as fools for not presenting this info when we bought the ticket. How could we present info for something that had not yet taken place. The obituary didn't even hit the papers until 2 days after our original flight. Also - the MSP security harassed my 80-year-old mother & she is now having nightmares as a result. Sun Country could have done us a service by letting us know when we booked her flight as a senior that there were safeguards for her, but we were told nothing."
Pros: "The crew were nice."
Cons: "The seats seam to be have shrunk again."
Pros: "Everything! Staff and service. I like the Free WiFi also."
Cons: "Everything was perfect"
Pros: "Good seats, comfortable w headrest adjustable"
Pros: "Nothing on this flight was good except for the Captain with constant updates on the never ending delays."
Cons: "This flight was delayed for nearly three hours due to a mechanical problem with the assigned aircraft. We did not get the reason for the delay until nearly 2 hours after the scheduled departure time. Then, when a new plane was assigned. The boarding agents were rude. The flight attendant was rude."
Pros: "Got me to my destination"
Cons: "Attendants were less than welcoming with NO sense of humor. I found an empty whiskey container in the area under the seat in front of me. When I jokingly said that I found it empty and could she refill it for me, the attendant went off on me, telling me that she was too busy and couldn’t take it"
Cons: "The flight was delayed."
Pros: "Speedy boarding. Helpful crew."
Cons: "In-flight entertainment"
Cons: "The flight attendant that helped passengers in the main cabin was rude, lacked empathy, and lacked resourcefulness. She argued about throwing away a drink that she poured, didn’t care to explain things to passengers when asked i. e. why charging outlets were not in service, and her tone was rude ..."
Cons: "Potentially of hiccups and things outside of AA control. Better, more comfortable seats would be nice."
Pros: "Landing and take off."
Cons: "Nothing. Everything was great!"
Cons: "In a period of 20 minutes in the hour before boarding there were three gate changes. The last one was a change of terminal and gate. You have been doing this for years and you should know how to do this already."
Cons: "Constant delays, wrongful promises of when/how long delays would take"
Pros: "Crew was polite, Captain was helpful."
Cons: "Flight was delayed due to mechanical issues."
Pros: "Great flight experience overall!"
Pros: "Everyone was super friendly. The plane was clean and comfortable and the food was great for airplane food."
Cons: "Flight was delayed 4+ hours due to weather. Gate agents did not communicate well, were rude and not helpful."
Pros: "Let's see - I was in first class. The flight itself was fine - and only one hour + late!"
Cons: "Food - Served the "breakfast" (when it was called a protein plate) I had coming (into MSP). for "lunch" on the way back (called it a meat plate for lunch. One slice turkey, one slice jamon, one egg, cinnamon roll and fruit. Just because they don't want to serve bread - they call it a protein plate? I'm not on a protein diet. Food was pretty sick for the amount I paid for the fight. Stewardess said it was against Republic's rules to give a customer a can of tonic water (so I could add to the small amount of vodka) - she also told me that it was against Delta's, American's and United's rules to give a can - strange? First Class seat did not recline. First Class was freezing per every flight on this segment (the stewardesses sit in the back and don't want to be uncomfortable - if they make the front warm - the back is too hot for them (not joking on this one). So many things to list - that I will finish on the AA site."
Cons: "Old, small seats, no tv, no WiFi"
Cons: "First of all, this flight was not good; that was my rating for the first leg of CLE to DFW. DFW to SJC was a disaster due to weather and multiple equipment changes. Overall the flight was delayed 7 hours, from 4:50pm to 11:40pm. I opted to reschedule for the following morning -- and that flight ended up being delayed for an hour due to equipment changes and mechanical issues. Door-to-door I spent 30 hours getting from CLE to SJC."
Cons: "Flight delays and cancellations."
Pros: "Good communication from the captain"
Cons: "The delays"
Pros: "The flight was very short compared with LHR to LAX, so, I don't have much to say about it."
Pros: "Great service."
Pros: "Late..."
Pros: "Staff was great"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and efficient, the pilot kept the passengers informed about the delays and updated gate info, etc. well. The seats and interior were cleaner and in better shape than I remember from the last time I flew American."
Cons: "The flight was delayed waiting for crew. The pilots arrived, then a couple of stewards and finally the last steward. Then had to de-ice and wait in line for takeoff. Made my connecting flight with 6 minutes to spare. Never received beverage service. Took 20 minutes to do the first 6 rows and then was discontinued because of turbulence."
Pros: "Wider seats."
Cons: "N/A"
Cons: "I left an expensive Bose head set in my seat that could not be found....or did smobody decide it was better in their possession.?"
Pros: "Staff courtesy."
Cons: "When I started this leg of my trip, I was completely exhausted having been in sitting position for almost 24 hours straight. Airline made no concessions for travelers knowing that some were just doing a simple trip and those others whose journey was very long. Narrow seats added to stress and discomfort. Airline policy seemed to be "Give me the money and I will deliver you safely. Period" Humanity seems to be last on airline list. Traveling is seriously grueling and unpleasant for all those not in First Class."
Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Arrived 1 hr before my flight and they wouldn't check me in. I believe they overbook the flight and turn customer down. They even gave me hard time during rebooking us. Never again."
Cons: "delayed 2 hrs in perfect weather"
Cons: "This flight transfer was totally ridiculous, and required me to exit security, take a bus, get through security again, take another bus, and then wait in a crappy gate with one single terrible food option. Whoever thinks this is a reasonable transfer ought to be subjected to it themselves before booking it for others."
Pros: "Boarding was easy and flights were on time."
Cons: "Crew could have been a little more friendly and the planes were a bit dated...although I know AA is in the process of replacing their fleet."
Pros: "The plane was brand new and the crew were very nice. Entertainment system was well-done with good selection of movies. Even unedited movies!! Great."
Cons: "The plane was delayed for a half hour before it was marked as "delayed" and then it was delayed another half hour. If I had known it was going to be an hour late I would've been able to eat a proper dinner. They seemed to be out of every normal drink on the drink cart."
Pros: "The flight staff did the best they could for how few of them there were."
Cons: "Flight cancelled, and the gate was understaffed, so it took forever to even get up to the counter to try arranging alternate flights. Also, the Kayak/Webjet tickets we were issued interfered with the process as the airline could not reissue us tickets directly. Moreover, one Kayak & Webjet got actively involved, they even tried to deny us passage on the alternate flights that American Airlines suggested. By the time we did make it up to the desk, everything was taken/full for the next few days & we have been struggling to make our overseas travel even possible ever since."
Pros: "Quick board and exit, fast check-in"
Cons: "Wi-Fi onboard free for all T Mobile customers, cramped seat room for a smaller adult even"
Pros: "Assigned seating, snacks, touch screen media feature."
Cons: "Staff could have been more friendly."
Pros: "Everything went smooth. Staff were professional and friendly"
Cons: "Nothing."
Cons: "No issues"
Cons: "THe reading light was broken"
Pros: "We boarded on time, we sat in the exit aisle, so we have a little extra room. They offered free movies, which my husband took advantage of. Pleasant flight"
Pros: "Smooth, quick flight!"
Pros: "Again getting moved up to first class"
Cons: "I would have liked to know before I was already seated in Coach."
Cons: "It's not the first time that I was forced to gate check my carry on luggage. They claim that the cabinet in the plan is full while actually there is plenty of spaces for multiple luggages to be there. The crew was rude and refuse to explain it in an acceptable way. When I asked why cant I carry it when there is enough space, she simply says because you just can't. Do you want to take the plan or not! This is unacceptable."
Pros: "Friendly and prompt service."
Pros: "Pretzels and drinks."
Cons: "The group's for boarding are ridiculous. The back of the plane should board first and so on... the new plane we flew on had the smallest seats we've ever seen. When we tried to board, the crew would rudely say, it's not your turn. We were flying for a funeral and paid a lot for our tickets. We should be treated with respect. One lady said to put our luggage in the first available compartment, then when we tried, another lady rudely said, if that's not where you're sitting, you can't put your bag there. We were embarrassed and when we tried to explain what we'd been told she told us to keep moving."
Pros: "boarding was well organized and flowed well crew was nice and courteous"
Cons: "Seats seem quite narrow standard fare of biscuits to go with drink"
Pros: "On time."
Pros: "You had genuine people working."
Cons: "Flight was delay for a long time."
Pros: "I was in a regular seat, but had more leg room than other airlines I've flown recently. I always put my bacpack and purse under the seat in front of me. On JetBlue and Frontier, I have to pull out the back pack during the flight to stretch my legs out, but not on either of these flights. This survey rates entertainment, but there was none. For me that's a great thing (I bring my own), so None gets the 5-star rating for my purposes. Uneventful flights--on time even with a short delay taking off out of MSP."
Pros: "Short flight"
Cons: "I didn't like having to pay an extra $25 to check my bag and I didn't like having to pay an extra $25 to change my seat assignment. The really hard landing in San Jose wasn't a lot of fun either. Recommend checking out other airlines before booking with American Airlines. I've taken American flights before with much the same experience. I was hoping like other airlines American's service might actually have improved - wishful thinking."
Pros: "Crew was great. Plane was nice."
Cons: "No charger at seat."
Pros: "Seem to be a smooth and direct flight"
Cons: "The flight was fine however my seat was next to the bathroom and people would occasionaly Bump in to me ."
Cons: "Delayed 40 minutes due to delay in inbound aircraft. Slow turning around added a second delay."
Pros: "I cant say nothing but can say everything was good"
Cons: "I cant say nothing but can say everything was good"
Pros: "Great to always feel comfortable while traveling."
Cons: "Had to cancel my trip due to family illness. But, not acceptable to United for a refund. And wants to charge me as much as a new ticket to save my ticket. Why penalize me for a sick relative? Unbelievable! And very disappointing."
Cons: "The legroom is non-existent. I sure wish airlines didn't try to put so many seats in each aircraft."
Cons: "Our flight was delayed out of Mpls 2 hours so we had to rebook everything since we would miss our connection in Denver to Honolulu. The process of rebooking was terrible -- took almost 2 hours standing in line and the booking agent wasn't knowledgable Had to make an additional stop in LAX and arrived in Honolulu 5 hours later than we were supposed to. VERY disappointing experience all around!"
Pros: "Flight was quick and the flight attendants were nice"
Cons: "I'm 6' tall and my head was above the headrest, so it wasn't super comfortable to lay back."
Pros: "Free World Series viewing"
Cons: "No power outlets at seat"
Pros: "Service and respect very good"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "The trip went smoothly and it was on time. The Crew was nice and efficient"
Pros: "Same as above."
Cons: "Same as above."
Pros: "The friendliness of the crews."
Cons: "The landing was a little bumpy."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "After the gates closed, an exit light broke and the staff took over an hour to fix it. Flight delayed."
Pros: "Delayed outbound so I got to CA much later than I needed to be."
Pros: "Male flight attendant was so genuinely kind to an elderly couple next to me. Female was nice as well. Seat more comfortable than last flight. Flight on time."
Cons: "Cannot connect to wifi. No entertainment. Need stronger signal. No charging spot for electronic device in my seat."
Cons: "It was not made clear at all that I was buying a basic economy ticket and was not going to be allowed to take a carry on. That was really frustrating."
Pros: "Crew"
Cons: "Snack"
Pros: "On time Friendly staffs"
Cons: "There was no provided entertainment"
Pros: "Staff was wecoming and friendly"
Cons: "Couldn't even access united's flight map without paying for movies. Seats are very small, large neighbor next to me used my armrest the whole flight and generally spilled into my seat."
Pros: "service is good."
Pros: "So grateful the flight waited for us because our flight was delayed because of mechanical problems. The take off and landing were great and flight attendants Were great also. Snacks were marginal but served with a smile!"
Cons: "Snacks and that our previous flight was delayed and the stress of not knowing if we would make our flight"
Pros: "Being on time"
Pros: "Ok"
Cons: "None"
Pros: "great crew great flight and in flight service."
Cons: "The crew & boarding. Awful snacks."
Cons: "I'm disappointed that I had to pay to watch the flight tracker, that it wasn't a free option and I had to be continually subjected to commercials that were irrelevant to me."
Cons: "milk products in the snack bag, gross."
Cons: "Landing at dulles - we had to deplane from the outside. Would be nice to have it connected so we walk from plane to covered ramp inside to airport. Didn't serve a snack and they usually do."
Cons: "The only negative was that after waiting to taxi (for almost 10 minutes), we received an announcement that it would be a little longer because they realized that the had yet to re-fuel the plane. That was somewhat alarming."
Pros: "The flights were wonderful. Boarding process went smoothly."
Pros: "One of the best flights I have ever been on! Everything was right on time."
Pros: "I appreciate that United hasn't gotten greedy with baggage charges and has kept their seating comfortable. Last Frontier flight was RIDICULOUS!!"
Cons: "Terminals were a bit far a part"
Pros: "The staff was friendly"
Cons: "Can't rate a flight that was cancelled 2 1/2 hours before it was to take off. They cancelled my flight, re-routed me to three flights going through la. I talked with a gate agent who got me an earlier flight to L.A bit the layover was huge. Was supposed to be in sac at 11am got here at 5"
Pros: "Perfect"
Pros: "I really like almost everything about flying with Lufthansa."
Cons: "Checking in and obtaining my boarding pass was a less than satisfying experience. Initially I could not check in until arrived at the airport because the first leg of my trip was Lufthansa through United? I tried to check in on BOTH United and lufthansa's website neither worked. I then spent about 45 minutes on the phone with a Lufthansa representitave just to find out I would be unable to check in until I arrived at the airport the next day. Once I checked in to the airport I could only get my seat for the first flight and was told I would have to get my subsequent seats while on layover. When I arrived at my layover, while trying to get my seat for the next flight I was told they were overbooked and I would have to wait 'over there' until they could figure out a place for me to sit. But when the attendant printed my ticket she was shocked to find out I had a seat, and angrily reported that 'I don't know how YOU got a seat, but you did. So go get in line for the flight!' That said, I did get in line, I did get fairly decent seats the whole trip, and all but one employee were overly helpful and nice. However it would have been far less stressful if I was just able to check in for the initial flight."
Cons: "Every flight I had was delayed at least an hour, and one of my flights was delayed 2.5 hours, which caused me to miss an important meeting. When I asked why it was taking so long, the United customer service representative was very short and somewhat rude. Not a great experience this time that's for sure."
Cons: "seats were extremely uncomfortable"
Pros: "It was a good flight."
Cons: "No complaints."
Pros: "Overall good flight. Very quick! :) nice pilot"
Cons: "Nothing in particular."
Cons: "One strange thing happened on my United airlines flight. The crew announced before we boarded that there wasn't enough overhead space for rolling bags and encouraged us to check them in. Upon boarding they announced that all overhead space in the back was full. I sat in the back and noticed that the crew closed the overhead compartments even though they were mostly empty. Another passenger opened an empty one and the crew came over and closed it right away, though many people were still boarding. What's going on?"
Cons: "Flight was over 2 hrs delayed so I couldn't even take the flight. Waste of my money. Paid 330 dollars and got nothing. Now United nor you guys are helping. Never again will I use this site"
Pros: "Comfortable seats ,they seem to have a new ergonomic design that make them more comfy . More leg room even in regular economy seating."
Cons: "Staff wasn't very talkative just kinda did the basic beverage service and that's it . Not rude but not overly friendly either . The crews that work for Southwest make you laugh and they're so much more interactive with passengers ."
Pros: "Great flight crew. MSP airport was outstanding"
Cons: "Flight delay"
Cons: "Delayed three times"
Cons: "Everything, I got the worst seat and I had a seat in the front and was moved without my consent and unable to be moved back."

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