Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Minot to Alaska
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "The view."
Cons: "Landed early by a bit. Made to wait on runway 30 minutes before we could park at gate. Figure it out United - maybe if you worked with your airport partners better they’d help you the 1 or 2 times you’re actually early."
Pros: "Crew were very hospitable. Seating and take off moved at a good pace"
Cons: "Entertainment was limited. Smaller plane / less space"
Pros: "Economy plus was so roomy and the crew was very attentive and nice."
Cons: "Seats were super small, people kept bumping us, and so did the crew, without even say sorry"
Pros: "Not a lot to say really from a positive, In Europe if we had to fly over 4 hours the airlines put on larger planes, this plane was small for a 6+ flight"
Cons: "Small plane for a 6+ hour flight, food is . sub standard, if you want to watch the onboard entertainment you need to do so from you phone or Ipad, you need their app installed first and flash player, if not your screwed. They allow you to download their flash player but it does not work."
Pros: "Nothing really everyhing was mediocre."
Cons: "Delayed baggage, smelly flight, food"
Pros: "Absolutely nothing."
Cons: "Just about everything. United Airlines is a transporter for farm stocks. It’s unsuitable to carry humans. Never has and never will be. Fly it only as your last resort."
Pros: "Courtesy and smiling faces"
Cons: "So many maintenance delays, I wouldn't make any connections. Gate attendants were crabby and not very helpful. Absolutely no leg room. Much less than most major airlines."
Pros: "Everything was okay."
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "was upgraded"
Pros: "Flight attendants were nice"
Cons: "Rough flight, seats aren't real comfy"
Pros: "Flight and crew great"
Cons: "I had one small bag and just did the economy and was going to put it under the seat. The guy at the checkin did not allow my bag and made me check it EVEN THOUGH it fit in their mock tray. He said I squeezed the sides 1 inch and that it just need to go in the tray by gravity. That is complete BS. As long as it fits under the seat and I am not putting my feet in others space thats is all that matters. Check in people at least one guy in Denver needs to be retrained."
Cons: "Leg room is atrocious. Delayed an hour because of maintenance."
Pros: "I liked that we didn't crash into snowy mountains. I like that we landed."
Cons: "OMG. First class seat "broken" - wasn't really able to lean back because it went "too far" into row behind me. Nope - that's actually how the chair is designed. Was asked to sit upright the entire 7 hour flight. IFE spotty at best. It kept rebooting and kicking me and others out. I guess food was "okay" as I honestly don't remember it at all. This is my last of 10 years at 1K with United. Moving airlines this year."
Pros: "Boarding and crew attendants were courteous and helpful. Flight left on time and arrived early. Luggage arrived and my time inChicago was short."
Cons: "Seats crowded but I was fortunate to not have a person in middle seat. Implied tv was free but system kept asking for my credit card."
Pros: "The crew was fantastic."
Cons: "The cramped space"
Pros: "The seats were extra comfy & roomy."
Cons: "I was connected to the free inflight wifi but couldn't get any movies to actually load."
Cons: "Getting bk to anchorage @midnight instead of the origibal time of 2:00 due to not having a fuckin pilot in new orleans"
Pros: "Our seats weren't changed on us, as it was going to Florida"
Pros: "Not applicable. Do love the size of the Tulsa airport and ease to get to United gates. Yummy waffle snack!"
Pros: "I'll always contact kayak for my up coming flights"
Pros: "Easy boarding and on time . Pleasant staff. 0verall good flight"
Pros: "United delivered us to Anchorage so late that we missed the very last flight out of Anchorage to Homer. We had to pay for a hotel room and full price tickets to fly the very next morning. Because United delivered us to Anchorage so late, we had to spend so much money on the hotel and next day flights. Until this point I have always been happy with United but I don't think we can go with United anymore after this."
Pros: "The flight crew on this route is one of the best that ive ever had the pleasure to have been served by. The ladies were extremely helpful and were always out helping serve the people"
Cons: "The cost of the entertainment and that it didn't work all the way. Lost like the last two hours of the flight, not very good especially having to pay for it"
Pros: "Very good experience"
Cons: "Missed it due to delays"
Pros: "delay after delay, then NO crew to guide us into the terminal?!?! we're getting married tomorrow so this is quite upsetting..."
Cons: "disrespectful of my time"
Pros: "stewards left me alonee to sleep"
Cons: "Over crowded back half of the plane... With the first 10 rows basically completely empty (only 8 people in the front 60 seats) That flight to anchorage arrived an hour early which is awesome, but we had to wait 45 min on the plane "for an empty gate" they said. There were at least 4 empty gates I could see from my window in the sand terminal we ended up deboarding at. Very frustrating"
Pros: "Customer service was excellent,very friendly."
Cons: "Delay of the plane and every show you have to pay for even the flight map, that was very disappointing."
Pros: "Crew were very professional"
Cons: "The wait to get to the gate was hard. After a 3 hour flight we had no gate as another plane took our assigned gate then another gate had a broken gangway so we had to use "air stairs" to depart"
Pros: "That I got a refund, although that should be a given"
Cons: "Had to purchase new flight day of, as I was told of flight cancellation 5 hours before leaving to the airport. I then had to spend $500 on a new flight, and one of the connections refused to let me on the plane. Stil not home."
Pros: "I liked that everything was on time and there was no hold ups"
Cons: "Food ...... Did not purchase so can't say anything about it but no one minded if we brought our own. No problems"
Pros: "Boarding was fine"
Cons: "I paid for a non stop flight in first class. Flight was canceled and I got a coach seat in the back of the plane for my second flight which had a broken monitor that didn't work until the rough landing jostled it back to working order. Finding my luggage once I arrived was a nightmare."
Pros: "The flight is comfortable and the no hidden fees."
Pros: "Very organized . On time"
Pros: "Because of our incident in LV, This flight was out of Denver. The flight attendants were fantastic! The staff was very helpful, and was able to get seats together."
Cons: "They had issues with the wifi, so there was no entertainment."
Pros: "Very good"
Pros: "Price was nice at $142"
Cons: "The fact that the tv is on constantly without the option to turn it off is annoying. The viewing length to passenger is too short to really enjoy (Probably not your fault). PLEASE permit us to turn it off. The constant repeating of the Dish commercials while in dead air space is so annoying I will never consider Dish as a provider.! Please play more than one entertaining video than repeating the one about alligators (crocodiles?)."
Pros: "The friendly and comfortable atmosphere!"
Cons: "PHX is a large airport, and my emailed ticket said Brussles Airlines, Terminal 4. First off, Brussles Airlines is not a carrier at PHX, and secondly no one knew that United was their partner. There was no information provided to me to go to United, which was in Terminal 2. After making a phone call to Brussles Airlines, I ended up getting to the check in gate ten minutes after boarding started. It was a lovely rest of the trip after that though! But please include partner information im the email next time!"
Pros: "Smiles and service"
Cons: "Limited leg room"
Pros: "arrived on time despite delayed departure"
Pros: "Not much to like"
Cons: "Supervisors and staff rude in Houston not accommodatING at all Horrible overall exoeriance with United"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats for a redeye. They reclined about an inch."
Pros: "There were open seats!"
Cons: "Delayed a little because of weather. No big deal."
Pros: "The service was awesome"
Cons: "Being late."
Pros: "The flight crew was nice"
Cons: "The flights landing was a fast decent"
Airlines flying from Minot to Alaska have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Minot to Alaska
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Minot to Alaska
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Minot to Alaska
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Minot to Alaska
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Minot to Alaska