We waited on plane for 1hr after landing because Alaska Airlines apparently only has 2 gates available to them at O'Hare. United flights were occupying both of these gates when we arrived, so we just had to wait until they left. Odd situation. If others have had similar experience, I would suggest not flying Alaska into O'Hare.
Boarding was good and staff were excellent. The seats weren’t very comfortable.
Passengers not wearing masks and flight attendants didn’t enforce their rule. Also both legs of my flight were delayed and I ended up landing at my destination an hour late at almost 1am.
Pros: "Overall pleasant flight. Outstanding service by the entire Alaska Airlines crew. Captain of the flight was fenomanal, a very valued member of Alaska Airlines I have no doubts about that. Excellent service by all. Contentment and a relaxing,not to mention smooth, experience."
Pros: "Crew was great, the flight was good. Food is good but expensive."
Cons: "Free or inexpensive food options would be nice. I also prefer when the screens are in the back of the seat and I don't have to stream on my phone or pay high prices to use data."
Pros: "Crew was friendly"
Cons: "I had the middle seat for the red eye, but that is no ones fault the flight was full."
Pros: "Seats were very comfortable and they provided free movies with a seat console for a 2-hour flight. Great!"
Pros: "I was crowded by the person sitting next to me."
Pros: "The crew was great and friendly"
Cons: "The internet and entertainment stopped working 20 minutes into the flight. The row we sat on had chairs that could not be reclined and I’m legally disabled & so it made for a uncomfortable experience since I was in pain the whole time. It would be nice to be told what kind of seats you have ahead"
Cons: "No seat choice before flight unless I wanted to upgrade. Flight was delayed twice before boarding without any reason given - I was only looking at the information on the app"
Pros: "Good timing"
Cons: "All went well"
Pros: "Love kayak my first time using it will use it again"
Pros: "Excellent boarding arrangements. Great selection of entertainment shows. Crew were good hospitable."
Cons: "Seats were too bad. Half the seats on the flight were not able to be pushed back. Uncomfortable journey. Food selection wasn't the best. Also the quality could be questioned."
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "Very slow checkin. No urgency. Boarding pass machines were broken so everyone had to wait in line and struggled to make flight."
Pros: "first class food selection: muffins and drip coffee. and water."
Pros: "I love Virgin/Alaska planed. The vibe is just super chill and the cabin feels like a lounge."
Cons: "I wish the seats reclined just a bit or that the headrest cushion was more adjustable."
Pros: "I liked being able to carry on my bag that I purchased from the airport just so I wouldn’t have to check a bag. Spent a good sum of money doing so."
Cons: "Checking my bag just so the airport could charge us more money."
Cons: "The boarding are the worst attitude mean grumpy staff I have ever seen will not recommend to any one"
Cons: "Reading lights did not work. Fortunately I could move"
Pros: "We love flying with them"
Cons: "The seats keep getting smaller and Americans keep getting larger. Not a fan!"
Pros: "Excellent service from flight crew."
Cons: "No seat-back entertainment system, a separate GoGo app is required to stream free in-flight movies. Cabin looks a bit dated and plain."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Late at night"
Pros: "The staff were excellent & super helpful."
Cons: "The snack choice."
Pros: "I was in an exit row and it was so nice and spacious. Boarding was easy."
Pros: "Basically on time, fast luggage retrieval, clean bathrooms, great coffee, especially the brewed decaf."
Cons: "Should load plane from rear first Takes too long to load from front to back. Biscuits are awful."
Pros: "Had great interactions with crew and customer service rep, who added my TSA Prechek number over the phone because I couldn't do it when booking through Kayak. Great price for a nonstop cross country flight. Arrived on time with no drama, except for the seat neighbor who couldn't keep her feet out of my area."
Cons: "Would've welcomed a snack, but hey...can't be choosy."
Pros: "On how organized boarding and leaving the plane."
Pros: "Everyone was so nice & accommodating. I would definitely book them again."
Pros: "Easy Boarding. On Time. Cold AC. Efficient Workers. Overall Good Experience."
Pros: "The service was good"
Cons: "The fans in the plane didn't work at all so it was extremely uncomfortable for me. I'm an Alaskan I think it make more sense to be cool and cover up if you get cold. If your hot there is nothing you can do about it, it ridiculous."
Pros: "um...I got home?"
Cons: "Ugh where to start. First my flight from Oakland was delayed an hour, and while they did rebook me a flight (with a 3-hour layover in Seattle), they couldn't keep me in a first-class seat and didn't offer anything to compensate for that. This was my first time (and probably last time) treating myself to a first-class flight, and I was kind of looking forward to that seat...although I understand if flights are full.. When I arrived (an hour late) in Seattle, the gate was shown as N2, about ten thousand miles away from my debarking gate in the C section. After walking halfway there, I stopped at an Alaska desk to AGAIN verify info and ask if someone could PLEASE CHECK and see if I could keep my first-class seating, since I PAID for one originally and the delay was airline-based. They blandly told me the flights were full and everyone had checked in already, and then mentioned that the gate had been changed BACK to C section, so hike back another 5000 miles to where I started. Wait three hours. I did check in at the gate as well, yet again, to beg with my best smiley-face and see if the girls could find me a first class spot or put me on standby, since I PAID for it. They said, sadly, no it's all full and checked in. Wait and wait. When I finally did board, I noticed that the info board said that "two upgrade requests" had been filled. What? Seriously? Is that MY FIRST CLASS SEAT YOU JUST GAVE SOMEONE? *frowns slightly* Walked through the already-seated first-class cabin, noticing that TWO OF THEM are empty. I was seated in the middle between a regular dude and this woman who is apparently running her company and having a conference call loudly on her phone, right in my ear. So yes, we understand: She's important. After sitting for a few minutes, I finally buzzed an attendant, who finally arrived, and asked her AGAIN, if she could please check if there any first class seats open, because that is what I PAID FOR and I'd appreciate finishing my trip as it was origanally booked. She said she'd check. AND THEN DISAPPEARED FOREVER. Never did see her again. A few minutes later, yet another attendant walked down the aisle with a clipboard, checking for open seats and I'm thinking she's coming to tell me that yes, there's been an opening and one of those 2 empty seats is mine and please go ahead and move. But no. She walks on by and says something about adding more standby people to some empty seats. I'm literally biting my tongue. Then, before I can say anything, these TWO GUYS come flailing down the gangway and bail into the two lovely EMPTY first-class seats in front of me. *scowl* I'm sorry, but unless they were late getting to the plane, and those were actually their seats (could be true), this whole thing was handled very strangely. I never fly first class anyway, and I understand delays and full flights, but it would have been nice to have anyone even attempt to help me finish my trip in the class that I had PAID FOR."
Pros: "Faster than planned air time"
Cons: "Late boarding"
Pros: "People were efficient and friendly"
Cons: "Would like to have a meal and not have to pay for it on a 6 hour flight"
Cons: "My ala cart bag was placed with checked luggage so I had to wait, but I got home safely."
Pros: "Captain of our flight made us feel at ease with his silly jokes. All the flight attendants were very nice and even gave me a complimentary drink for my birthday."
Pros: "More cookies!!! Please! Traveled with a toddler. Crew arranged for us (2 adults and a toddler) to have a 3 seat row to ourselves. Very thoughtful and considerate."
Cons: "Not enough cookies!"
Pros: "Friendly crew, comfortavle seats"
Cons: "No healthy food options. Not a big deal"
Pros: "The flight was quick and we arrived early. I had more seat room on this flight than on intercontinental planes. Very smooth landing, one of the best."
Cons: "No beverage service of any kind--trip was too quick!"
Pros: "Thank you for the upgrade to First Class!"
Cons: "There is nothing that I didn't like. Alaska Airlines sets the bar for all others as far as I'm concerned."
Pros: "Got to my destination on time. Reasonable price."
Cons: "Seats a little uncomfortable. But I'm 6'6"
Pros: "Nice quiet plane"
Cons: "Overhead luggage racks tiny..not even a small international size carry on would fit.attendent said it would fit. Lucklly the steward took the bags and had it stored in the cargo area."
There was no entertainment monitor on this flight.
Cons: "Flight status"
Pros: "This was the best plane I’ve ever been on. 737-800"
Pros: "Short flight. Great helpers with my mom!"
Cons: "My tv didn’t work my WiFi didn’t work and no beverage service"
Cons: "The flight was delayed for over 2 hours because of a reported maintenance issue with the aircraft but was originally delayed because of not having flight attendants available. When the flight attendants did finally arrive they all had an attitude of wishing to be anywhere but on this flight. The lead flight attendant even got into a verbal altercation with the gate agent demanding help getting people's bags into the overhead compartment because she was "injured" & not supposed to be at work. All in all a quite dissatisfying experience but not an uncommon one with this airline & this airport. I will use both only when I have absolutely no other options."
Pros: "Premium seating made a huge difference. Even though I am petite, I had a laptop, tablet and work that had to go under the seat in front of me, and I still had plenty of legroom."
Cons: "The seatback offered free streaming of AA entertainment on my tablet, but when I opened the browser and selected entertainment, the only option was to pay $9.95, so I just watched downloaded Netflix episodes. Plus the movies offered on AA streaming didn't look especially good."
Pros: "It was a red-eye flight and the crew kept the lighting low and the cabin quiet."
Cons: "More snack variety than pretzel nibbles."
Pros: "Nothing n"
Cons: "Again - door broken on connecting flight as was the first leg. American needs to better maintain their planes. This is ridiculous"
Cons: "delayed and lost luggage! thanks"
Pros: "Quick flight with no delays"
Cons: "Cramped seating."
Pros: "Smooth flight and landing"
Cons: "Paying for upgrade seats that was tight"
Pros: "I like the fact that I made it to Raleigh on time to make my connection"
Cons: "the fee should be more clearly explained for example many times you offer flights that have two connections or more to get a seat assignment on each connection you are required to pay unless you want to wait until the last minute also with this ticket you have to board last on the plane when you board last on the plane chances are there will be no place for your carry-on bags so I don't understand why this type of fair you promote because it's useless"
Pros: "Good food service and friendly crew. No waits in line for bathrooms."
Cons: "That my bag was overweight and I would have to get out of line and go to another section of the airport to rearrange my luggage, which would make it too time consuming. Had no choice but had to pay the steep charge!"
Pros: "Finnair uses the American Airlines flight for this destination. Non-stop flight Raleigh to Heathrow (round trip).. Fantastic, on time and comfortable aircraft."
Cons: "It would have been easier to book our seat assignments if Fdfinnair had directed us to contact American Airlines directly to get seat assignments. Could not pre-select through Finnair. If you did not want the meat meal the vegetarian meals on both flights included mushrooms...not into fungi."
Pros: "Exit Row Seating"
Cons: "Delayed Flight 1 hour and 20 minutes"
Pros: "Flt attendent was really nice, friendly, courteous"
Cons: "Flt not on time. A/C did not work properly."
Pros: "No complaints at all. Comfortable and on time."
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "FLIght delayed"
Pros: "Nice comfy plane, reasonably quick boarding"
Cons: "Philly’s airport sucks Half the mens’ bathroom stalls don’t work, doors weren’t closing, in multiple bathrooms!! The crew could have been a bit more attentive to picking up or collecting trash, but otherwise I liked them fine."
Pros: "The Monterrey airport is very comfortable and fast. The trip was pleasant. The staff very attentive."
Cons: "On this trip I wanted to see snow and I did not see it."
Cons: "Late leaving Monterey. Other than that, fine trip"
Pros: "Good flight. Fairly comfortable flight. Attendants Were friendly and helpful."
Cons: "The movie was mediocre. Biscuit cookie was tasteless. Would prefer peanuts or pretzels."
Pros: "The smooth boarding process and the enterainment."
Cons: "The limited food option. In general, there's not much vegetables. The food is either a pasta dish (quite heavy) or a meat dish with potatoes or rice."
Pros: "The crew were wonderful and very attentive. The food was excellent and served almost continuously - and free! Seats were comfortable and roomy enough to move around. Flight was not full and we were able to lie down to sleep a little."
Cons: "No complaints."
Pros: "Pleasant crew and flight was comfortable"
Cons: "Plane was a half hour late and had to run to catch our connecting flight"
Cons: "The airline "randomly" selected me for extra security. Even though I have TSA pre-check I was jostled around, sent to multiple security lines without any reasoning and the local Chicago TSA and airport staff didn't seem to know what to do. Once it was figured out I was subjected to what was essentially a cavity search. Again I HAVE TSA-pre-check but apparently that means nothing if an airline flags you. It was an extremely upsetting experience but you were in a situation of either agree to the invasive search or get stranded over 1000 miles from home. I will NEVER fly Iberia again after a cancelled flight and being stranded in the wrong country on the way to my vacation and the horrible security experience on the way back. I seriously may never go to Chicago either after seeing the complete lack of organization and traumatizing personal invasion. I fly a lot for work and have never had such a horrible experience. I would really like to know how many terrorists are caught with these invasive searches and would love to know the justification for sticking your hands inside someone's pants and grabbing their privates after they have already gone through a metal detector AND the body scanner. Especially for someone who has already passed a federal background check to obtain pre-check status. Absolutely ridiculous."
Pros: "Cheap seat had leg room"
Pros: "on time"
Cons: "very cold"
Pros: "Direct Flight from LAX to RDU on a redeye."
Cons: "Delayed 5.5 hours at LAX. Boarded on time, waited at gate for 1.5 hours and then had to get off. During our delay waiting for a 1st Officer, the Captain times out. NO BACKUP CAPTAINS or 1st OFFICERS AT LAX? Then miraculously during our 3rd hour waiting for a Captain they discovered the 1st Officer was going to time out. So, rather than KNOW this while searching for a Captain, they waited for 3 hours and then had to find a 1st Officer to fill in. Result 2.5 more hours of delay. Even the Flight crew was in disbelief on this one. I think we should all get reimbursed and triple miles for this snafu. Not weather or mechanical - just poorly managed time -- BY A MAJOR AIRLINE - INEXCUSABLE!"
Pros: "- Departure and arrival ahead of schedule - Great entertainment system and choices"
Cons: "- Rather uncomfortable seats and minimal leg room for a 5'11'' / 180 lbs passenger - Flight attendants were superficial (continuously overlooked / ignored me on the service cycles), I was seated on the window."
Cons: "Plane was delayed by 4 hours due to mechanical issues"
Pros: "Flight was on time and service was good"
Pros: "Sat in the exit, very nice and comfortable Crew was very well dressed and polite"
Cons: "Boarding was very disorganized Flight was almost an hour late After getting on the plane, there was at least another 20 minute delay"
Cons: "Someone had been sick on the plane. They cleaned it up but it still had a pretty decent residual odor to bear in an hour plus long flight."
Pros: "It served the function of crossing the ocean. The crew was kind."
Cons: "The airplane was outdated. It did not have personal entertainment suites at each seat. I haven't flown across the ocean without being able to choose my own movie in 3 years. Also, because of the outdated entertainment suite, the headphone jack is located in the armrest to the side instead of in the seat back in front of you. This caused me to bend my 3.5mm headphone connection at one point while I was moving my leg, because the connection jack is located below thigh level. The temperature was unbearable, and could not be controlled by the flight crew. Dressed for winter weather and roasted for the entire flight. I actually was dehydrated when we landed because I was sweating for 7 hours crossing the ocean."
Pros: "I was able to fall asleep and we didn't have to wait at the dock very long. Arrived on time and no delays."
Cons: "They flight attendant I had who took my drink order seemed distracted and basically threw my pretzels down on my tray table."
Cons: "AA was slow to act or communicate and was half hearted in their attempt to make up for the cancelled flight"
Pros: "No delays, speedy boarding and off boarding."
Cons: "Nothing..it was great."
Pros: "Flight was on time"
Cons: "Boarding is typical disorderly. Seating us getting smaller."
Cons: "Company blamed weather for flight cancelation and did not pay hotel and meals. Onboarding crew were very rude and not helpful, Food provided in the flight is very bad."
Pros: "Great customer service and attention"
Cons: "No inflight entertainment"
Pros: "The crew were friendly"
Cons: "Bad seating system you can have a front of plane seat, but be boarded last. That creates personal items from being able to be placed near your seat and forced to put in bins at back of plane. That means waiting for entire plane to unboard before getting personal items"
Pros: "That I made it alive."
Cons: "I lost my keys and not one single person has contacted me about my lost set of keys, even when I left my contact info with them."
Cons: "Flight delay, awful boarding, had to switch planes, no entertainment, no free wifi"
Cons: "No way to charge a cell phone during the flight. No chargers at the airport waiting area for the flight. There was a metal box under the seat in front of me so i could not out my bag there, could not even fit my feet there."
No frills airline. Aircraft are clean and staff friendly.
The crew was great. seats were small. Plane was late both going and coming. Waited both times upon arrival to get to a gate. Not too bad on arrival to Flint. Worse at Punta Gorda. No entertainment on board, but didn’t expect any. The flight itself once we got in the air was good.
Inexpensive way to get to Florida for a weekend. No frills, but as advertised.
Pros: "Crew was awesome!"
Cons: "It was a great flight!"
Pros: "Nothing everything was smooth"
Cons: "Nothin g"
Cons: "They charged $3 for water, nothing complementary."
Pros: "Flight was on time"
Pros: "Employees from the gate agent up to and including the flight attendants we are very accommodating and helpful!"
Pros: "Crew was good but baggage claim took forever. The seating was not well arranged. The seats were very uncomfortable. The weight limit of the bags were unreasonable"
Cons: "Better seats could be better"
Cons: "Communication is always my #1 complaint with Allegiant. They delay flights regularly but there’s never any additional information...they just send you a text or email saying your flight is delayed, never tell you why, but they want you at the gate at the regular time...so you sit there for hours with No further communication and the gate agents never come to the gate to let you know what’s going on or what to expect because corporate has gotten stingy with regard to compensating folks even when THEY are to blame for the delay. Two trips in a row, two weeks apart, they’ve done the same thing to us. I appreciate the low fares, but I’ve just about decided I’d rather pay more for good customer service because theirs just sucks."
Pros: "The passengers were spaced out, so we could actually social distance."
Cons: "Not all passengers wore masks. During a contagious pandemic. What the actual hell? Also, the tray tables are too small to use for anything, and we didn’t even get a free drink. Water and soda are so cheap, it’s absurd. I’d never take Allegiant again if they weren’t basically the only airline operating out of my town’s small airport."
Pros: "The gate crew was absolutely wonderful. They made the delay bearable. The were very entertaining and friendly."
Cons: "The delay. Couldn’t be helped, but still annoying."
Pros: "Flight speed"
Cons: "The crew needs to remember that we are all watching and listening to them hoot and holler with themselves. During the flight the head attendant was watching a movie on her personal device. At this point anybody could do her job"
Cons: "I would have liked to have a drink of water for free!!"
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "Very bumpy from take off thru first half of flight, though this wasn’t anyone from allegiant’s fault, just scary!"
Pros: "Crew nice. Seat okay"
Pros: "Left on time, arrived early, deplaned quickly because no one had bag"
Cons: "Reclinable seats"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Seats could recline"
Pros: "Cost of reservation"
Cons: "Expensive extras (added up to more than a flight on another airline would have been)- carry-ons, in-flight snacks and drinks, etc."
Pros: "Crew was nice for the most part."
Cons: "Didn’t leave on time. Would be nice to get something complimentary for all the wasted time. Would like to be able to watch something"
Cons: "Allegiant needs to get stuff together when it comes to boarding."
Pros: "The crew was very nice."
Cons: "The AC was broken - only the front half of the plane was getting it. The back half was very hot."
Cons: "Bad turbulence throughout the entire flight. Hot temperature during majority of flight."
Pros: "Very efficient. Arrived early."
Cons: "Seating very tight."
Pros: "Very efficient. You cannot beat the price. All I expected is to get there."
Cons: "The plane was very clean and looked new, the seats were comfortable but did not recline. I missed that."
Pros: "Crew was really nice! Flight was quick and easy"
Pros: "Efficient, direct flight, outstanding price, quick boarding, left late but arrived on time"
Cons: "Nothing. I did not try food or entertainment on this flight."
Pros: "Timing and ease of travel"
Cons: "Lousy airline. Left gate late and unfriendly crew. Wanted to charge me for carry on."
Pros: "Flight left early and was at destination 30 minutes earlier!"
Cons: "On the return trip, I had to wait 30 minutes for my luggage."
Cons: "Our Kayak reservation did not state that we would be a boarding level that did not allow for a carry-on item. This needs to be more clearly identified."
Pros: "Flight was ontime and smooth. No issues boarding or debarking."
Cons: "Cheap plastic "mass transit train" style seats. Poor legroom. Borderline exorbitant fees for baggage and carry-on. Also weight on checked luggage was only 40lbs per piece while industry standard is 50lbs. Makes it difficult to share one suitcase between 2 people to save on baggage "fees"."
Pros: "Easy to book. Easy to check in. Inexpensive. Flight on time. No frills flight, which in my opinion was great. I have no complaints. Overall a great experience."
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Flight was on time, the cabin attendants were courteous, and the flight captain kept us informed."
Pros: "Flight crew was friendly and smooth flight."
Cons: "Plane was noticeably old and dirty"
Pros: "Love the Military advantages. Thank you. Feels good to be honored & respected."
Pros: "No hassle. No delays."
Cons: "Bought flight insurance. Had to cancel within one week due to mom's health issues. Could not get a refund without her Dr.'s signature, which was impossible for me to do. Therefore....lost 145.....down the drain....."
Pros: "We got the brand new AB 320 on both flights! Nice plane!"
Cons: "Lightning delayed boarding and departure for hours. Not Allegiant's fault but it happened."
Pros: "The view through a milkey-filmed window."
Cons: "Airplane would have been nicer and lighter if the 4 attendants would have cleaned it."
Pros: "I had 44 min they wouldn't give me my boarding pass then the flight was delayed to 5:30 and they still wouldn't allow me up."
Pros: "Flight cost."
Cons: "Xtra charge for everything."
Pros: "The crew was very friendly"
Cons: "The flight was delayed 2 hours. The plane was freezing the entire flight. Apparently, the crew tried to get the pilot to turn down the air, but it never happened. I hate how Allegiant nickel and dimes you. Not even a cup of water is free."
Pros: "Airline was great. Told us right away they were only going to do one drink service so we could order two. Left on time and had no issues. Would definitely fly with them again. Even though you have to pay to check a bag, it's still a better deal than any other airline out there. People need to stop complaining about the extra fees, do you want cheap or not."
Cons: "Nothing. Was exactly what I expected for a $35.00 flight."
Pros: "I thoughly enjoyed the flight.Crew was great."
Cons: "There wasn't anything I didn't like. ."
Pros: "Nothing about it at all"
Cons: "I didn't like the turbalance on the plane I didn't like the service check in line Need more people helping in the airport"
Cons: "Bought two tickets, I had to pay more to sit with my wife. Seats don't recline. Endless emails before the flight telling me to pay for my carry ons."
Pros: "Excellent flight! Down side no wi fi connection and no Internet, you must buy all food and drink but hey for cost of the trip worth it!"
Cons: "No internet or wifi"
Pros: "Having all the rodeo people going to the rodeo to Las Vegas"
Cons: "Every flight has been late or delayed by 1- 5 hours, unacceptable"
Serve sodas - but maybe there wasn’t time.
Weather :0( 2-hour delay on the tarmac
Cons: "Flight was delayed 3x then cancelled. Had to take another flight to another airport to get home"
Cons: "It would have been great but they ran out of Buffalo Trace halfway through the flight - or that is the line from flight attendants"
Pros: "Safety of the flight, the route"
Cons: "The remote for the AV was so torn. I coukdnt even use it"
Pros: "Great gate staff at each leg. Fantastic crew DEN to IAH"
Cons: "Nothing really. The layovers allowed me time to work on schoolwork and to enjoy lounges."
Pros: "Orderly, quick, ontime boarding"
Cons: "Not being able to bring a carryon."
Pros: "Short and sweet"
Cons: "Delayed due to ice"
Pros: "Staff was on point!!! Awesome"
Pros: "Nice flight. Easy check-in and boarding, friendly staff"
Pros: "We paid to upgrade to economy plus for the extra leg room which made the flight more comfortable."
Cons: "Seats do not recline"
Pros: "Not a thing! Except that the flight landed."
Cons: "Hated the entire flight. It left late. They lost my luggage. The flight was overcrowded. The crew was rude. I didn’t get my correct aisle seat assignment as requested. I’m all and have long legs. United is the WORST airline to fly. I have had previous bad experiences with United, but this was the worst. I will not fly United EVER again if I can help it."
Pros: "I finally got home."
Cons: "Because of the delayed flight from Munich, I missed my connection to RDU. When I arrived at the gate minutes after they closed the door, they did nothing to help. The gate agent directed me toward the United help desk, which in turn did nothing. After telling me it was not their problem because the delay was Lufthansa's fault, they finally gave me a telephone number to call Lufthansa. That number, as it happened, was incorrect."
Pros: "This was one of the worst domestic flights I’ve ever taken. United Airlines had a maintenance problem I’m delayed this plane by one hour every hour for six hours keeping us captive at the airport !! Horrible service horrible Airline I will try to avoid this at all costS."
Pros: "Attendants were nice"
Cons: "Made me check my carry on to destination when lots of people had carry one same size as mine"
Pros: "Boarding was efficient and crew was friendly on Christmas Day."
Cons: "Economy plus slimline seats are uncomfortable, thankfully the flight was only 1.5 hours. No beverage service due to turbulence."
Pros: "Crew ROCKED!"
Pros: "I liked the check-in and waiting area at the airport."
Cons: "I did not like that we had to walk so much to the new gate assignment."
Pros: "Boarding was organized and prompt. Crew was fantastic."
Cons: "Flight was to short."
Cons: "Boarding and disembarking were quite painful with an overcrowded plane and most passangers carrying on huge bags. What happened to shoulder bags only for carry on?"
Cons: "It was boiling hot on this flight."
Pros: "Nice crew."
Cons: "They promised me a handicapped seat up front in row 10 when I called on the phone. When I got there they put me in row 22. Refused to change it."
Pros: "I was returning from an international flight, and had carried my smallish rollerboard +1 personal bag all through (including outbound) with no problems. Just on the last leg, IAD to RDU, the gate agent forced me to check the bag, even though the flight was not full, and the bag could easily fit in the overhead bin. I was in Group 3."
Cons: "Forced to gate check rollerboard for no reason."
Cons: "Crew, timing"
Pros: "One of us had the last seat on the plane even though they were reserved almost a month ago. However we had signed up for basic economy so that was not a shock. What was a shock was that water was dripping from the top side track onto his lap and he had to use the provided brochures to redirect the dripping water. The steward said it was condensation and that was it. Also, since it was next to bathroom, the smell wasn't great and the small child screaming while waiting to get into the bathroom wasn't pleasant."
Pros: "It was on time. An incident was handled well."
Cons: "I checked in my free bags with with my united access in the check-in counter, no issues. I stand in the gate line for Premier access and the gate crew lady asked me to go and pay for a carry on bag in a very loud voice and asked me to get out of premier access line. When I asked her to take a look at my premier access status, she said stop yelling. Then another man in a suit walks in and first word out of his mouth is not an apology, but a threatening "Don't yell". I just kept walking away from this unqualified person lest it goes out of control. United needs to do a lot better. Just because these gate crew people feel stressed out, they should not take on innocent travelers. Instead of putting a customer under a defensive position, they need to learn to respect the customer. United is training their crew in a wrong way.."
Cons: "A gal that sat with me on the first flight had seat 15a on the flight to Raleigh, she gets very sick and needed the window seat....BUT. you folks are so screwed up at ticketing that you NEVER book families together. I've flow with you folks 20 years and its always been a hassle. She was asked to move to the back of the plane (seat 32) a middle seat...where she was sick the whole ride so you could do the "shuffle" of passengers....it's poor business practice. When I have a choice I fly SW now."
Cons: "The business class seats are worn and the entertainment options are very limited compared to Delta."
Pros: "Crew are nice and friendly"
Pros: "Gate staff was nice."
Cons: "Difficult to understand steward on flight"
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "The delay after delay, the chaotic boarding"
Cons: "Worst trip ever! United overbooked the flight, and then I got delayed in LAX and had to cancel my trip all together! No planes in to Duluth or MSP until Monday. Had to fly home to Monterey!! Totally pissed customer right now"
Pros: "It got me to where I was going."
Cons: "Had to pay extra for entertainment."
Pros: "Smooth flight and on time great customer service"
Pros: "Honestly, nothing for this flight. Delayed, rude crew, seat assignment mess up, etc."
Cons: "No food in a previous 4 hour flight, plus being early at gate, plus travel to airport. A lot of time without eating, expensive flights and no food. As a matter of fact only 1 tiny bitty snack for the entire flight. Very uncomfortable plane! Asking to pay for entertainment Direct TV, are you kidding me??? Those tickets are not cheap and you can't provide entertainment? Charging for everything extra is outrageous. Crew was a bit rude. And the people at the counter at the gate -very rude and unhelpful. Flight delayed on Christmas night and no refund for all that time wasted without being with the family. I had seats together with my husband and then seats were removed, asked to see an agent when printed boarding pass and then got separate seats. You are a joke and do not respect the money we pay and prearranged seat assignments. United you are a terrible airline, please strive for better customer service. You charge a lot."
Pros: "Nice seats and lots of space"
Cons: "Rude crew on board"
Pros: "The seating is cramped."
Cons: "The flight was delayed."
Cons: "I'm still at the airport !!!"
Pros: "I did not like anything about this experience. Sent young man Spanish speaking only. Wrote a note and called the airline. He missed his flight. No one helped him."
Cons: "Sent young man Spanish speaking only. Wrote a note and called the airline to inform about language barrier. Gate changed. No one helped him.He missed his flight. was missed inform how he could be accommodate."
Pros: "Good and frequent updates on delays and changes."
Cons: "No reasons for delays."
Pros: "Pilot was excellent, didn't even feel the wheels touch down at RDU. It was a turbulent flight with thunderstorms (barely too bumpy for drink service) but Captain made it as smooth as possible and also kept us well informed what to expect. Plane was also on time, though many flights that day were late."
Pros: "my flight was on time, and quick which is always helpful. I was able to sit at the seat I picked as well."
Cons: "Boarding took so long between all the kids which i think could have moved faster. The seats are always tight without much room. I'm pretty small so it doesn't affect me as much but I could tell some of the other travelers were uncomfortable. United has got to step up their snack game too. I got like a zesty ranch snack and I was happy I brought my own snacks."
Pros: "Everything Was good crew courteous"
Cons: "Everything was good"
Pros: "No delays, was actually 35 minutes early on my return flight, attendants were especially kind to me and helped me out significantly, and I was pleased with the free in-flight entertainment via the free Wifi. Overall, a Good experience with United."
Pros: "The crew for this flight was amazing! Very helpful and informative. Friendly is an understatement. Safety was a priority especially when we went through a little turbulence. Thank you for making this a wonderful experience."
Pros: "Timeliness and orderliness"
Pros: "Good crew Landed on time"
Cons: "Bumpy ride"
Pros: "The single best thing was that the cabin lights were dimmed on the way to Raleigh so I could sleep since it was so late. The crew was polite and patient. Getting re-booked for a new flight after my original flight had been cancelled wasn't too bad. Text message updates are helpful (but could use more info)."
Cons: "I arrived into Newark to find out that my flight had been cancelled. I'm still not sure why it was cancelled. Then, I was placed on a new flight that was intended to leave at 8:30pm, but didn't leave until 1:00am. I spent 10 hours in the Newark airport where, even though charging stations were in abundance, wifi was non-functioning. I received 7 text messages, each one with new departure times. I appreciated the texts, but would have liked to have more information about why we were delayed. Communication from gate agents can go such a long way. I spent a ton of money on bad airport food and couldn't work due to the lack of wifi. I never understand why nothing is offered to passengers in return for such delays--whatever happened to food vouchers, etc.?"