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Average price round-trip

$420 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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$183 or less

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$96 or less

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Top 5 airlines serving Minnesota to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.3
Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,264 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Super smooth landing and take off!"

Pros: "Amazing crew!"
Cons: "Nothing. Everything went smooth."

Pros: "One of our baggage damaged. We reported to Alaska airline worker, she said wear and tear, they don't cover. we had to keep talking and took picture to made a claim."
Cons: "honesty."

Pros: "Arrived early, and that was good."

Cons: "food was sub par . first class so so"

Pros: "One of the passengers was a no show! I got to move over to the aisle and have the empty seat between us!"
Cons: "First class!"

Pros: "The crews were very friendly and helpful."

Cons: "No food, just snacks."

Pros: "Best flight we have had in a long time."
Cons: "We didn’t have any food."

Pros: "Never flew Alaskan before and we loved it!! You get a lot for your money on their airlines. Very impressed!!"

Pros: "Alaska flight crew treated treated my violin with extra care. Thanks!"

Cons: "The flight was terrible. The lady in front of me had no idea how to discipline a child. Her son screamed the entire flight."

Pros: "Boarding process was smooth and efficient Bathroom was clean."
Cons: "Very little personality of maim cabin FA. Cordial and courteous. Nothing being that. Small jet but one main cabin bathroom?"

Pros: "Great service!"

Pros: "The smooth ride and excellent crew."

Pros: "Other think was okay"
Cons: "No update for delay"

Pros: "Very friendly flight crew. Smooth boarding. Got in a 1/2 hour early!"

Pros: "Pilot was friendly and let us take pictures."

Pros: "The flight was on time, the crew was friendly and they even served is lunch which was tasty."
Cons: "My only minor complaint is they charge $8 to watch a movie."

Pros: "On time Helpful"

Pros: "Enough leg room, even for the middle seat, frequent beverage service and attendant, well, attendants"
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Helpful staff, very open for customer."

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"

Pros: "The attendants are really great."
Cons: "3 hour delay. After boarding we sat on runway while the missing culinary cart was found and then paperwork needed to be completed and then we needed to be de-iced and then we're able to take off. Very long wait for luggage."

Pros: "We arrived on time"
Cons: "Brenda at LAX called me jerk and was a terrible representative for your company... To say the least"

Cons: "My emotional therapy dog of 7 pounds got part of her paw ripped off on an airport escalator. Though she was bleeding profusely all over me, I was not allowed to use the first aid kit to bandage her. I had to bring her to an emergency vet upon landing in Minneapolis"

Pros: "all"

Pros: "They had complementary beer and wine on the flight!"

Pros: "I like that there was leg room."

Pros: "The purpose of our trip is to be in a wedding. The suitcase may ,or may not arrive in time. I was told it would be delivered to the Costa Verde Quepos, Manuel Antonio hotel. I will be without any clothes for at least two and a half days. Please help! My cell is 209-549-6276, but I don't know if it will work while I am in Costa Rica The suitcase tag number is 10-65-88"

Pros: "I liked being able to watch movies for FREE"

Pros: "Crew was professional, plan was clean,"
Cons: "Plane was late"

Pros: "Nice clean plane. Very nice stewards."
Cons: "Could use a light blanket."

Pros: "Traveling alone - upgraded to first class - I was wearing a boot for a broken metatarsal bone, so it was awesome to have more room/comfort!"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "I liked the amount of space in my seat! Cushy chairs leg room event tilted back"
Cons: "Totally Happy!"

Pros: "Great crew, newer comfortable plane."
Cons: "Insane amount of turbulence. Delay due to lack of access to the gate prior to boarding."

Pros: "Lost luggage for a day"

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "They canceled the flight with no warning, had no customer representatives to help people make other arrangements, and had a very short window of time to file for a refund. Absolutely sub par experience."

Pros: "The staff was fine, and food/drinks were as expected."
Cons: "The flight kept getting delayed, which is something that happens, but there was little communication about it."

Pros: "It was a great flight well taken care off had a window seat and fell asleep"

Pros: "Arrived on time even with delayed start"
Cons: "Short delay"

Cons: "Landing took forever, stearing on plane malfunctioned, worst experience of my life"

Pros: "Leg space big, crew fun and considerate"

Pros: "Flight was on time, entire staff smiling and friendly. I don't travel much and everyone was pleasantly helpful"
Cons: "Not much I didn't like, the whole experience was super."

Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Large people that take up part of your seat should be forced to pay for first class. Uncomfortable ride for me"

Cons: "Baggage was lost"

Pros: "The crew was very friendly and helpful and the flight was very smooth"

Cons: "Provide earphones or headphones"

Cons: "WiFi"

Pros: "Good service great aircraft"
Cons: "Takes along time to get off airplane with everyone getting their bags from the overhead bins"

Cons: "being on time"

Pros: "Fast on the plane"
Cons: "Getting off the plane quicker"

Cons: "Bigger plane."

Pros: "N/A"
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "I didn't fly from Minneapolis to Los Angeles"
Cons: "I didn't fly from Minneapolis to Los Angeles"

Pros: "The landing was super smooth! Compliments tip the pilate:-)"
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "all good"
Cons: "unsure"

Cons: "No delay"

Cons: "Plane was too hot"

Pros: "Free movies"
Cons: "Bad food, cramped seating, slow food service"

Cons: "Nothing my timing was a bit off it all worked out well"

Cons: "Couldn't have been better"

Pros: "Too long to connect from Atlanta to Minneapolis after 6 hrs layover in Amsterdam."
Cons: "Have all Minneapolis passengers go direct from Amsterdam to Minneapolis"

Cons: "It made no sense to board an hour and a half before takeoff."

Pros: "Everythg was perfect"
Cons: "Have some headset so people can watch movies in the plane"

Pros: "Everyone was great!"
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Typical Delta efficiency and comfort."

Pros: "Tried the free WiFi and movies"

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "With a short layiver, it would be nice to have the option to pirchas a sandwich on board"

Pros: "Nice regional jet!"
Cons: "It was a regional jet..."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "I'm very satisfied."
Cons: "No comemt"

Pros: "Layout of aircraft"
Cons: "Couldn't find USB port."

Pros: "Wonderful experience with the staff."
Cons: "No complaints."

Pros: "Service"
Cons: "Comfort"

Cons: "Late. No legroom"

Pros: "On Time"

Pros: "On Time"

Pros: "On time"

Pros: "I love Delta. Smooth boarding. Quality service. Keep it up!"

Pros: "Very Comfy plane."

Pros: "on time"

Pros: "Pilot kept us updated on the weather siuation."
Cons: "I wish the Wi-Fi was free. It's very expensive. Beverage service on those carts is slow. It's time to update both those items."

Cons: "The temperature in the plane from Rhineland to Minneapolis and to San Jose was hot"

Pros: "Not too much this leg!"
Cons: "Baggage retrieval was horrendous! Absolutely a nightmare which after paying for 3 nights hotel with no discount, I was further inconvenienced by the inability to receive my 2nd luggage and after requesting it be delivered, I, I, tracked my bag and you chose to send it 3 days ahead to my destination and I HAVE NOT RECEIVED any acknowledgment of my online inquiry which is why I am complaining. I've had to purchase a new set of luggage AND will have to pay for them on my next 2 legs on Delta. I apologise for seeming so harsh as I know you've had so much trouble because of the tornadoes, but this leg of my trip cost me an additional $800.00 plus AUD and I was here in the US to care for my father who recently had a 2nd heart attack and my final days in USA were meant to be a holiday, and all I can say is the stress because these expenses have removed any enjoyment (I know I'm looking at this half empty, not half full). I'm glad to share this and hope you're company loses will be recouped after this mess! Daniel Grayson Craigieburn, VIC Australia"

Pros: "Our layover from Pittsburgh ended up being quite short. I was impressed that our baggage will made it on to the plane in time for take off."

Pros: "Exit sear so plenty of room"
Cons: "Changed gates without notification"

Cons: "Same as above"

Pros: "On time and very smooth boarding"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "The aircraft was older and visibly dirty in the corners. The baggage took well over the guaranteed 20 mins."

Cons: "Same as above."

Pros: "Seriously, all was great. Usually is. Love Delta"

Cons: "Lunch sandwich was too spicey"

Pros: "Pilot got us through rough skies with ease and landed beautifully. Also managed to get us back on schedule. Very pleasant."
Cons: "Small craft commuter service. Nothing to compare to."

Cons: "we had to get off plane and use another one. a hr delay but it wasn't that a bad .better to break down on the ground than in the air"

Pros: "EVERYONE WAS FRIENDLY"
Cons: "NOTHING ON THIS PART TRIP WAS FINE"

Cons: "Not enough space."

Pros: "these aircraft are confyy...the staff super helpful to be honest i would rather fly with aero mexico than one of the u.s.a airlines for ex: american airlines ect.... and their selction for entertaiment was huge and up to date with all the latest stuff..."

Pros: "Nothing in particular"
Cons: "A more organized boarding process"

Pros: "Crew was good, food was good."
Cons: "The entertainment, I saw the Wifi stuff when I bought the ticket, but there was no internet connection there. Besides, no movies, no screen... boring."

Cons: "Be in time, over 1 hr delayed."

Cons: "Seat confort is bad, specially for tall travelers."

Cons: "Delta is very nice"

Cons: "Over booked"

Cons: "I reviewed the wrong one. My last comment and score was for this flight. My last flight even though the spaces were smaller I had no problems with my bag and it was a nice flight."

Pros: "Luggage was found that was good"
Cons: "Horrible day nobody here to guide you or help you and then charge you an arm and a leg."

Pros: "Flight on time, all personal was very helpful and kind"
Cons: "No choices for breakfast and the one served on first class not so great."

Pros: "Ease in ticketing."
Cons: "The hardest part was the long layover. I didn’t dress warmly enough, so I had to keep moving!"

Pros: "Servicio. Puntualidad."
Cons: "Todo bien"

Pros: "Flight on time and as comfortable as one can get in economy."

Pros: "Food, entertainment, leg room much better than any US airline. Crew is smart and efficient."

Pros: "It was a great flight. The Aeromexico plane had great service. Enjoyed watching movies during the flight."

Pros: "The movies"
Cons: "Los asientos pequenos"

Cons: "Rough Landing"

Pros: "I think if you pay extra to sit In the front, the seats should recline. Mine didn’t."
Cons: "The stewardess was very rude and"

Cons: "My jewelry and watches were stolen also someone put a mushroom in my baggage"

Cons: "3 hr delay...."

Pros: "Vuelo acorde con el horario establecido"
Cons: "Regular atención del personal en el aeropuerto"

Pros: "Great service, people are excellent at what the do."
Cons: "Paying too much for luggage. I can't believe that a second piece is more than double."

Cons: "Crew standing in the back talking to each other with their backs on us"

Pros: "Helpful check-in in Mexico City."

Pros: "Close for connecting and had lots of staff to get you there on time."
Cons: "Food mediocre"

Pros: "The in flight meal was just what we needed and they got us to San Jose safe and sound. No complaints!"

Pros: "Ontime and pleasant"
Cons: "Food"

Pros: "It was a direct flight."
Cons: "The delay when departing, and the attention of the flight attendants. Also very limited kind of beverages."

Cons: "Too many gate changes. They changes gates atleast four times for each flight. And long wait(more than an hour for each flight) at the boarding queue.Even the business class seats were very dirty. No vegetarian food. The TV remote did not work. And there were only 4 movies in the entertainment section and nothing else. No TV series or any other videos. The crew was courteous. That was the only good thing about the flight. Highly disappointed."

Cons: "My husband’s wheelchair was returned to us bent and disassembled. The crew at Logan and the airline ground crew could see us struggling to put it back together and then to fix it but offered absolutely no help until the very end, when we had already gotten the chair to a workable state and help was no longer needed. The crew in Mexico was not helpful upon boarding either, I had to take my husband down the ramp because there was no one to help us. We had no such problems in our outgoing flights so were surprised at the lack of care and utter disinterest on the way back."

Pros: "La comodidad la amabilidad de las personas."
Cons: "La comida"

Cons: "Our terminal changed the same day we left. We got off at terminal 2 in Cancun only to pay for a taxi to take us to terminal 4. Then we left 1 hour and 45 minutes late, therefore, extending the total trip."

Pros: "Service was good, airplane was comfortable, and each seat has a TV with a good selection of complimentary entertainment."
Cons: "$25 checked bag fee on a flight from USA to Mexico."

Pros: "Nothing. We’re not there yet"
Cons: "Everything. AM customer service is beyond horrible and unhelpful."

Pros: "Punctuality"

Pros: "Very nice crew"
Cons: "Old plane, very uncomfortable seats, no leg room and no entertainment"

Pros: "Smooth flight."
Cons: "The flight from San Francisco to Mexico City was medicore. The plane smelled, the blankets smelled and the flight attendants were not that friendly."

Pros: "5 stars to the supervisor Octavio"
Cons: "The rest of the Team do not know what customer service is"

Pros: "Food!"
Cons: "Crew ladies were a bit rude, it was a long flight and a smile wouldn't have hurt instead they looked people like they were aliens speaking a nonexistent language."

Pros: "The snack - such as it is - is certainly a step above what I get when I fly the same route on United. Also the entertainment system is much better, and free! Cabin staff are friendly and efficient. The seating is about the same as on every other airline. I was in steerage for the Mexico City - San Jose leg. A lady was seated in my window seat when I boarded, and seemed surprised when I insisted on reclaiming my seat (She had the middle seat). In contrast to Mexico City, the San Jose airport is a model of efficiency. Immigration is rapid, luggage comes out on the carousel in good time, and best of all there is a duty free shop right in the luggage claim area, so it is unnecessary to buy liquor ahead of time."
Cons: "Mexico City is a terrible airport to have to pass through. Everyone has to go through Immigration (similar to US airports in that regard) even if just in transit. However, they have few officers there, and almost half of the available booths weren't even manned. The result was chaos, with the immigration hall filled with grouchy travellers, and other travellers stuck in aircraft waiting to disembark. Expect to be stuck in Immigration for a minimum of an hour after landing; maybe plan on 1 1/2 hours just to get through Immigration and Customs. And if you are making a connection, whatever you do don't go through the sliding doors on the other side of Customs - I made that mistake once! I speak Spanish, so the following comments are not coloured by language difficulties ... Security staff are unfriendly. While there is supposed to be free wifi in the departure lounge, I couldn't figure out how to use it. A gate agent told me there wasn't any free wifi, all the time standing beside a sign that said there was. I was also singled out for a spot check of my hand luggage right in the jetway. The unfriendly lady doing that search so disarranged my stuff that I couldn't find my Kindle when I got on the plane, so was without my planned reading material."

Pros: "we were shocked by how great the flight accommodations were, from the inflight entertainment to the food/beverage service to the flight attendants."

Cons: "Aeromexico in a new cost reduction strategy decided to lower the temperature in their air conditioners making it a VERY uncomfortable flight. Also the lady at the gate didn't let me board the plane with a frappuccino arguing that's what the no liquids policy is about. A blatant display of ignorance and lack of training."

Pros: "Everything. Everybody very helpful"

Pros: "Un pequeño retraso a la salía de México, sin mayores inconvenientes"

Pros: "I was impressed and very happy the flight was early. I had low expectations with Aeromexico because in the past every flight I took with you was delayed or late."

Pros: "The professionalism. The accuracy of arriving and the plane itself was very clean."

Pros: "Great selection of movies to watch"
Cons: "The crew seemed to be in a bad mood that night. One of the flight attendants hit my elbow as he was speeding through the aisle, causing me to knock over my drink. He didn't apologize or try to help. The other one"

Cons: "Plane and Airport smelled like a sewer. The staff/crew were extremely rude and not helpful at all. One of our bags did not make it to Houston, TX (Our home) on time."

Pros: "The pilots seem to be very skilled at landing. All planes touched down very smoothly. This may be an odd observation, and no one would really mention this - but it's important to point this out."
Cons: "Overall, Aeromexico is a very poor quality airline. Flight delays meant we lost a day in Cancun - and there was little or no communication from anyone regarding next steps. There is no coordination, no organization, food and coffee were of poor quality, and it an airline to be avoided at any cost."

Pros: "the inflight movie."
Cons: "The flight was suppose to take off from Mexico City at 945 PM however nobody gave an explanation nobody knew the time or even the GATE I got to the airport at 6 PM, the flight took off at 1210 AM not only that I get on the plane and the AEROMEXICO crew had a really messed up attitude like they didnt care, I wanted to buy a gift for my wife from the magazine they had and the lady with a attitude simply said we dont have it, and I could keep going but It was a really bad experience for me."

Pros: "I was lucky enough not to be put into a middle seat or next to a stranger during this pandemic."
Cons: "No social distancing and no enforcement of wearing a mask properly. Wearing one on your chin or half of your mouth with your nose hanging out needs to be corrected. Empty seats should be utilized for social distancing regardless of fare. First class and the back half of the planes were practically empty while everyone was in the center. We should have been allowed to spread out."

Pros: "Everything! Staff and service. I like the Free WiFi also."
Cons: "Everything was perfect"

Pros: "Good seats, comfortable w headrest adjustable"

Pros: "Yes all good"
Cons: "Nothing I can think on to improve."

Cons: "Wasn’t able to log onto the WiFi even though my seat mate could following the instructions. Extremely large man next to me took up half a third of my seat. Wasn’t able to sit back in seat or use either arm rest due to being the middle seat between 2 large men."

Pros: "Once boarding, we didn’t wait long for take off."
Cons: "Being on time."

Cons: "I've flown American airlines twice this year. The service and flights have been very good. One thing I'd like to see is a variety of snack options."

Cons: "My luggage was delayed. I received it the day after"

Pros: "Boarding process was easy."
Cons: "Different snack options."

Pros: "Trip went smoothly"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "4 flights and all of them in middle uncomfortable seats. I requested aisle seats many times and counter agents were unhelpful and rude."
Cons: "Better seat options and more comfortable seats"

Pros: "Equipment was adequate. I liked the on board emergency instructions!"
Cons: "Boarding was chaotic—no lines, just a mass of people all trying to get to the same place.The crew did their job but weren’t particularly friendly."

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!"

Pros: "On time"

Pros: "0ntime quick boarding"
Cons: "cost to check baggage"

Cons: "The security check line was about a mile long at the Terminal 1, but that's not the airline's fault."

Cons: "Once we landed, we waited on the tarmac for good 20 minutes because something (I didn't understand what) was blocking the gate."

Cons: "Old, small seats, no tv, no WiFi"

Cons: "Cabin was like an icebox. People were wrapping up in sweaters and jackets. Many raised hands observed attempting to close the overhead vents. Multiple complaints to flight crew yielded a minor improvement but it was still on comfortably cool."

Pros: "We were rerouted through Philadelphia."

Pros: "everything but the cabin temperature. it was very hot and uncomfortable."
Cons: "Too warm in the cabin."

Pros: "Good communication from the captain"
Cons: "The delays"

Pros: "Can’t say anything good"
Cons: "When boarding crew was rude because carry on did not fit the overhead compartment. No options to choose from for entertainment. Flight was delayed almost an hour while sitting in plane. Food options almost nonexistent"

Pros: "Comfortable and simple flight"

Pros: "Great service."

Pros: "Late..."

Pros: "Called 1-800 hotline and got a new flight"
Cons: "Was at gate onntime for flight. At boarding time passengers were informed if there was an issue with the plane and maintenance is on their way to check out the problem. 30 minutes later we were still till that maintenance is on their way. One hour later there is still no information as far as when the fight will leave but they kept updating the boarding time. There was only one person of the counter who could help re-assign passengers to different flights due to their layovers. After waiting in line for 40 minutes and the line making no movement I called the airline 1-800 hundred number and explain my situation to the American Airlines Airlines representative. they really give me a new flight that left 20 minutes later after my call if I did not call I would not mean it that flight nor any other fights that morning because they're all in the afternoon."

Pros: "Boarding staff helped me change to a seat that was suited better for my child and I- I was SO grateful. During the flight, flight staff made sure my child was happy/comfortable which meant a lot to me."
Cons: "The normal things- better cushioned seats with some lumbar for those of us with back/nerve issues; a little wider seat options in economy for heavier people or those with lap infants; Honestly I’m reaching because I was just really happy with my flight/plane/crew service."

Cons: "Only served half people beverages. No entertainment"

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"

Pros: "Mostly everyrhing"
Cons: "Food was so so"

Pros: "The amount of legroom is insane. Super comfortable flight, very nice staff."

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"

Pros: "the clerk at the boarding desk was kind"
Cons: "delayed"

Pros: "It was nice that I had a seat empty next to me, allowing for extra room. Flight was a little early in landing in Dallas, allowing for extra time for a short layover to find my terminal and gate for my next flight."
Cons: "All was good."

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: "The food, in flight entertainment and attention to detail by the Flight Attendants was very good."
Cons: "The personnel handling the front desk at check in gave myself and others bad information about how to check a bag. Which resulted in me being called to the desk at the gate about 30 minutes prior to boarding and being told I screwed up checking my bag when I was just following the instructions given to me. Was then told I had to leave the secure area of the airport, go back to the front to check my bag all within 30 minutes of boarding. when I returned thru the TSA checkpoint they were rude, obviously, but more importantly the flight was boarding early. So you could've 1. told me what the actual procedure is for checking my bag instead of telling me "just leave it by the green lit up check mark then 2. told me at the gate that not only do i need to go fix your mistakes for you but that youd also board my flight early thereby putting me in jeopardy of missing my flight. all i got was a very insincere apology when I complained up front and at the gate about the airline's screw up. i get that you're all human like me and make mistakes but the customer is always right. there was a time in this country when customer appreciation and service were important standards and qualities businesses thrived on. Don't know what happened to those days... Also i should not need to be a first class passenger to get a meal during a flight. whatever happened to meals for everyone? you (all airlines in the US) charge way too much money and provide poor service compared to pre-9-11 days. I dont see how one event can justify the loss in service but the increase in ticket price. you should all get back to what flying should be about: fun and time saving."

Cons: "Think it is ridiculous that I had to pay so much to select a seat ahead of time, and it was just a regular seat. I can understand for extra legroom or exit row, but for a regular seat, that is ridiculous. Then there was a fee to change priority boarding, so I could ensure I was able to have my carry-on with me, instead of risk having it go underneath. Unable to use the entertainment, as I was unaware had to use my own device, which I had not set up in advance."

Cons: "They didn't give my parents who are in their 80s seats together, that's not right."

Pros: "The flights left on time and arrived early. It reminded me of the old days when everything ran like clock-work."
Cons: "The leg room was barely enough for me and I'm 5'4". I can't imagine people much larger than me being comfortable at all. Also, the chair made my back hurt, so I did a lot of sitting up straight as opposed to being "in the chair". I noticed that you had snacks for purchase on the flight, but the free snacks were cookies and pretzels. It would be nice to offer a trail mix or dried fruit. Pretzels are good for people who might be a little sick at their stomach, but better snacks are a nice option. I ordered coffee and it was perfect. Overall, the flight was a good flight, just a little tweaking and it would be great. Thanks for asking."

Pros: "Friendly and prompt service."

Pros: "Nothing. Was a lot of waited, the people were mad rough."
Cons: "We had a cup of water and a cookie for a 3 hours flight. The captain put gas at the airport with us in the plane. we waited in the plane almost 3 hour because of a storm."

Cons: "The wheel chair assistance that was requested for the passenger was not provided in Dallas and London."

Pros: "Tv in front of every seat, how far the seats reclined."

Pros: "On time."

Pros: "You had genuine people working."
Cons: "Flight was delay for a long time."

Cons: "Food"

Pros: "Inflight movies"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "The food and the crew"
Cons: "Entertainment system, it is outdated"

Pros: "Amabilidad de la tripulacion"
Cons: "Podrían dar comida, el viaje no es tan corto. Aire acondicionado demasiado frío, muchos pasajeros solicitaron regular l temperatura, no habían suficientes mantas"

Pros: "Arrived early. Great crew."
Cons: "Movie selection is a bit stale"

Cons: "Flight was canceled due to United's mismanagement of crews."

Pros: "Crew was great. Planes were on time."
Cons: "Takeoff and first half of ORD-MCO leg was a little rough. Not the airlines fault though."

Pros: "Clean, comfortable and on time."
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "No screens in the seats. Food options are the usual limited fair"

Cons: "I’m 6’3, misty in my legs, so the diminishing legroom is a problem. Can’t afford business class either. You should really have entertainment for a 5 hr flight."

Pros: "Comfortable seats with screens"
Cons: "Mediocre snack"

Cons: "I didn't get to get on the flight."

Cons: "Slow boarding, no food no drinks, no tv."

Pros: "The connecting flight from Chicago to Traverse City was very nice due to the leg room in the exit row I purchased at additional cost."
Cons: "The seats on the flight from Albany to Chicago were the new smaller type which were horrible for a 6,5 260 lb man in exit row economy seating. Dogs on board which was bad for my allergies. This seems to be the case more times than not. I’m asthmatic and very allergic to animals. I know, it’s all my fault..."

Pros: "Flights went out on time, almost"
Cons: "The number of people who bring far too many and too big luggage onto the plane as carry on. I paid for my bags to be checked and then see how many people are breaking all the rules. This delays flight departure and causes frustration and anxiety onboard"

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "Más espacio, al menos una película que ver, y algún bocadillo por ser un vuelo de tantas horas"

Pros: "The pilot"
Cons: "Everything else"

Cons: "While it is cold in Duluth, our feet were very cold on the flight to Chicago. The next let was perfect to TPA."

Cons: "Flight was canceled"

Pros: "Entertainment worked on this flight! And once again, I had an empty seat next to me - that's always a huge plus so I can stretch a bit."

Pros: "The flight crew was very attentive and friendly. Probably one of the nicest crews I have encountered on my flights."
Cons: "Me and this other person were waiting in the back for the two bathrooms to become available. We waited over 10 minutes."

Cons: "Flight delayed in duluth. Missed connection in chicago. Added 6 plus hrs to my travels. I could have driven"

Cons: "Wish there was an option for me or even Lufthansa to resell the ticket I couldn't use. $500 wasted"

Cons: "we took off over 1 hour late"

Pros: "The plane took two hours to leave the ground due to weather. This was unfortunate and made the passengers uncomfortable but it was not the fault of the airline."
Cons: "The airline gave all the passengers access to the movies and television channels."

Cons: "Price from Duluth is ridiculous!!"

Cons: "My luggage didn't make connnection."

Pros: "The crew was friendly and helpful. We were always informed of what was going on."

Pros: "So they lost my bag but where super helpful and nice!"

Pros: "First flight delayed once board to check a broken light. Then waisted 40 minutes taxiing on tarmac in Houston because they couldn't find a gate. Missed our connection. They put us up in a low end hotel overnight. Then we had our morning flight again delayed as we waited for planes to the take off, so further delays. Arrived in Costa Rica 1 hour late. Now with too many other flights so immigration packed and took another hour and twenty minutes (when we finished there was only a 5 minute wait). Thanks United"
Cons: "Coffee and cookies. Moscow mule"

Cons: "Snack offering was caramely sugar cookie"

Cons: "Fligh delay."

Pros: "I was allowed to get off the aircraft to collect a bag I left behind"

Pros: "Attendants were amazing"
Cons: "We spent the whole delay on the plane and wasn't notified of a problem until after an hour. A lot of my time was wasted. That's not okay. Keep your customers informed."

Pros: "The boarding process is terrible, because communication breakdown is inevitable. The crew on the plane are sometimes rude, and have no patience when passing seated passengers. One air hostess constantly bumped into my arm like a bull as she passed walking down the isle. Entertainment is practically non-existent on long flights unless you pay for it. Two of my flights were cancelled last minute with little to no remorse, and I had to wait 2 days to catch the next flight. That flight was even delayed more than an hour. I was sick by time I reached my destination. Overall, United would not be my 1st choice due to bad experiences numerous times."

Pros: "Since we were the last ones to arrive at the gate because of our delayed flight they had to check our carry-on baggage with the luggage we didn't have locks and nomally what we carry in that bag are fragile or valuable things. They should at least have plastic gauzes or fragile stickers to put on the bags. I don't know the reason but the flight attendants left about the last 6 rows of passengers without pretzels or drinks. There was no device to view movies. Leg space too tight."

Pros: "Nice and comfy seats, good service on plane, fast boarding"
Cons: "No good food and the entertainment was not the beat"

Pros: "Just the crew"
Cons: "Now when I fly united i feel like flying with spirit or jet blue o any other cheap airline, they charge for everything but sodas. They don't even carry blankets. The fact that for a long (3h- 4h and 5h) flight (took 4 overall during the holidays) united didn't offered ONE movie for free at least was very disappointing. Not one of my flights were on-time!"

Cons: "Same. No ffood ..poor Service and allso charging. To much for extra weight. $200 for 3 extra pounds. Ridiculous. Also charged for one check in bag..Todo much"

Cons: "Viajar en United es desastroso. Los asientos son demasiado pequeños, yo mido1.57 metros y no me podía ni mover."

Pros: "The crew were nice though exasperated with cramped new planes and crowded restrooms. Flight was on time"
Cons: "After three years of flying all around US, realized United is the worst of the three major legacy carriers. I'm star alliance gold and it's still a painful experience. Crew admitted in latest redesign of planes they've managed to squeeze another six seats in coach. My seat wouldn't go back but even if it did, would feel too guilty for person behind to do it - so little legroom on newer planes. They've also cut down on restrooms so for most of the flight there was a line of 5-6 people waiting in the aisle. American Airlines seems to have older planes but at least decent legroom (and I'm not tall - anybody over 5'10 would have to sit at an angle on new United planes!). Been very impressed by Delta's service lately. United feels more like Spirit"

Pros: "Plane was clean."
Cons: "My initial flight was cancelled, then they pushed everyone on to this flight which was then delayed more than 5 hours, then we sat on the tarmac for another hour, and since they crammed 2 flights of passengers on the plane they forced everyone to check their carry-on bags. The plane had 0 TVs or entertainment and the leg room was nonexistent. And on top of all of that, the customer service rep's at the gate were the least helpful people ever."

Pros: "Changed gate burt never notified those in the waiting area...and left the original information up at the discontinued gate so there was not way to know that the gate had been changes"
Cons: "just about everything"

Cons: "Duluth flight late (always)."

Pros: "didn't crash"
Cons: "the plane started while there apparently was a hydraulic problem which made them decide to turn around right before the Atlantic and fly back all the way to New York in a plane that shouldn't have taken off in the first place. Flight eventually got cancelled."

Pros: "The staff was really polite and were willig to answer all questions with a smile."
Cons: "The seat I was on could not be reclined. This was most unpleasant because it was an overnight flight. You should earn the clients - even economy passengers - when this seat is the one being assigned to them. I would payed beforehand to get a more comfortable seat if I'd known I was to fly on a no-reclining seat on an overnight flight."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "They delayed the flight due to "operational difficulties". I understand this happens, however, their communication towards customers was unacceptable. They first announced a 20 min delay, followed by another 30 min, then 30 more and then 30 more than then 30 more! They basically kept us at the gate for 2 1/2 hours until the found another plane. For a business like United, and flying out of their hub this is completely unacceptable. We ended up leaving at 11pm for a flight scheduled at 8. They didnt give anything in the plane to make up for it. No food, no free wifi, nothing."

Pros: "The seat next to me was empty"
Cons: "United put my bags on the next flight to San Jose, so I had to wait an extra 2.5 hours in the airport for the next plane to land in San Jose, Costa Rica while my ride waited for me."

Cons: "The seats were so small, with no space between rows that you couldn't even recline. The tv on the seat in front was so close you couldn't watch it. Miserable flight, and I'm only 5'5"."

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