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Average price round-trip

$543(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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$331or less

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Top 3 airlines serving New York John F Kennedy Intl to Fairbanks

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Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,353 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "The seats barely reclinedwhich is the entire reason i fly business"

Pros: "Amazing crew"
Cons: "Late departure"

Cons: "I booked this flight from Kayak with check in luggage, then when I was in the airport I paid 60 dollars for mu check in luggages... why?"

Pros: "I lucked out getting an exit row. The gate agents were wet nice."

Pros: "Thank you so much for getting my confused and forgetful mother in law onto the right plane and back and forth from the gates."
Cons: "Don’t know"

Cons: "4 hours late"

Cons: "Full flight so understood but no one likes the middle seat."

Pros: "Crew is always amazing and friendly on Alaska."
Cons: "There were no movie devices for some reason on the flight"

Pros: "The crew was good, boarding was on the right time. It was a good flight."
Cons: "Only if there was free entertainment and free food."

Pros: "Accommodation and sevice was good."

Pros: "Good crew"
Cons: "Delays, boarding slow"

Pros: "Crew was friendly and helpful"

Cons: "Cold in a plane"

Cons: "You need to do a better job at facilitating/improving your bag tagging process. Also please prioritize accordingly so that passengers with short connection times are served first."

Pros: "Good movies to watch"
Cons: "I was only offered a snack once. But drinks 3x."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "All good"

Cons: "She was a very unfriendly woman Not apologizing for running into his foot He fell asleep and didn’t realize he nput his foot in walkway"

Cons: "Friendly staff. Clean plane."

Cons: "The whole experience."

Pros: "crew was nice"
Cons: "Plane had mechanical problems coming and going"

Cons: "My flight from nyc to Seattle was delayed nearly 2hrs resulting in me missing my connection to wenatchee on the last flight of the night. I was rebooked for a flight the next morning without being asked what time was best for me. I wasn’t offered any concessions for my 10hrs over night at the airport"

Pros: "Simple ways that make the atmosphere in the air a little more welcoming and friendlier."
Cons: "Nothing."

Cons: "Check in was a disaster. The kiosks were all broken. No one gave us any info. 2 people were checking in a long line. Not good."

Pros: "Thistle plane was spacious and had a lot of legroom in economy cabin."
Cons: "thereay behave been ipads to watch movies on but not sure if you had to pay. No screens on seat backs, but I actually find that pleasant."

Pros: "Everything!!!! Especially The Flight Attendant Staff. And For The Price, From Departing From JFK-NYC To LAX-Los Angeles Is Fantastic!!!! I Would Definitely Recommend This Airline To Anyone Who Wants "Great Service" At A "Great Price";-D!!!!"

Pros: "Other than the legroom, everything about the flight was great."

Cons: "One of the male flight attendant v weird Not at all polite and V obnoxios"

Pros: "Clean, staff was professional, attentive and friendly."
Cons: "No vegan food options and they ran out of tea 2.5 hrs before landing."

Pros: "They were very hospitable and humorous"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Warm staff both at the gate and onboard."
Cons: "Flight delay up flight delay. No PA system at the gate so the staff had to shout. Waiting in a hot plane for an hour plus. Plane had no headphones, no blankets, no food. Really a bummer of a trip."

Cons: "the person nwxt to me was hesitant to stand ip when I wanted to go bathroom. Ither than that I lived it. Attendants were super nice which makes experience different."

Cons: "Late departure, no headphones on board (thus no access to movies etc), and while waiting at gate to depart, plane became very hot with no airflow, Electronic ordering system for drinks also was not working And it’s absurd that a 6.5 hour flight has no snacks or food offered. Cheap Branson."

Pros: "The staff is always super nice."
Cons: "The landing sucked. It seemed unnecessarily rough."

Pros: "The food order concept"
Cons: "No food, not even snacks, despite the long fligjt"

Pros: "Love Alaska Air!!"

Pros: "Smooth Trip, nice staff."
Cons: "seat tight and not too comfortable. Fixed armrest on aisle make it hard to get out of."

Pros: "Plane clean, boarding efficient, pilot cordial, flight confortable, arrived early despite delayed departure."
Cons: "Because video playback system was inoperable (not an issue for me—I am happy to read during the flight) the young crew had to perform safety announcements manually but were obviously ill-practiced and inexperienced at this, bungling their reading and even seeming not fully to understand the words. (They also botched announcing introductions of the pilot and crew, not seeming confident who was on board or as if they in fact knew their names.) This was of course unprofessional but also introduced doubt how reliable they would be in an actual emergency."

Cons: "At boarding, when overhead bins are full, you cannot force passengers to check their bags if they had planned not to. I was in a rush when I land and because it was delayed too I did not want to also have to wait for my bag at baggage claim. I was completely late to an event I was to be at."

Cons: "Found crew to be rude, unhelpful and unaccomodating, especially one particular member."

Pros: "There is free WiFi that allows you to watch good movies and tv series from your smart phone. Being on. 5 hour flight that really helped last time away."

Cons: "Flight was delayed by two hours They changed our gate with no explanation My chair did no work They do not give any complimentary snack or offer head phone"

Pros: "Awesome !"

Cons: "The pilot talked to us sometime via the intercom but he bearly finished his sentance. I could not hear what he said. Furthermore i accidently forgot my credit card in my suitcase which was at a place where i could not get it of course. I was dying with hunger but the stewardess refused to give me something to eat or let me pay later or do something to make me feel good."

Pros: "Very friendly crew!"

Pros: "Movies"
Cons: "Bathroom was disgusting, there wasn’t a trash so people threw their hand towels on the floor."

Pros: "Very polite kind staffs, Appreciated"

Pros: "Typically exceeds expectations!"
Cons: "Some people smell bad in Alaska. I suppose it's the dry cabin mentality, but some people smell of body odor. It wasn't too offensive, but someone near by was smelling like an arm pit. Nothing Alaska Airlines can do about that."

Pros: "Boarding was pretty quick and water was offered a couple times which was nice."
Cons: "I had selected a new seat when I checked in online but my boarding pass reflected my old seat and for a nearly four hour flight only offering snacks once and water a couple times felt like it should have been more. There were also people watching movies without headphones on a red eye and there weren't any crew asking them to wear headphones since people were trying to sleep."

Pros: "Very friendly and helpful staff, clean plane, great entertainment selection. Overall great flight!"

Pros: "I would like to have ore of a grace period to check baggage."

Pros: "Crew, atmosphere, timeliness. I was satisfied overall"
Cons: "Gate number changed couple times before flight departure"

Pros: "The tv is good addition Comfortable chairs"
Cons: "Menu could have been improved"

Pros: "Boarding was smooth."
Cons: "Nothing."

Cons: "The cabin temperature was very hot"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "More food more room - but hey that’s what we always want"

Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Taco"
Cons: "Taco"

Cons: "No customer service they do not care and it shows"

Cons: "Leave on time so passengers dont miss their connection flights My family of 7 people are stuck at the airport in Zurich with no connection flights until tomorrow to have to board on two additional flights Absolutely unacceptable Never again will we book flights with Delta."

Cons: "Very bad service, airline unrespectfull, discortesy"

Cons: "5 hours delay. Most of that time we were on the runway. We even had to deplane and board again. We were given all kind of excuses till the pilot himself said that this is unheard off !!"

Cons: "Late taking off. Let's leave on time"

Pros: "The cAbin attendant was really good"

Pros: "Boarding was easy."
Cons: "I am 6' 1" tall and weigh 220, so not out of the ordinary and I felt like I was stuffed into a sardine can."

Cons: "Snacks"

Pros: "Coming from Europe Alitalia and Delta did an EXCELLENT job at assisting the passengers get rid of their luggage just as soon as we were done going through customs... I don't usually fly on this route, but I thought it was perfect. Transfer between Delta terminal was a breeze too..."
Cons: "I usually don't fly from JFK. The food court was expensive (18 dollars base price from a burger seems a high even for an airport. I don't fly from NY normally - so maybe I need to tune my expectation for the locale, and it may have NOTHING to do with the airline company."

Pros: "Early arrival. On time departure. Good selection of movies"

Cons: "Have to call out the delta lounge...excellent and healthy. My experience was outstanding. Thanks Delta"

Pros: "Overall ok."
Cons: "Cabin was freezing."

Pros: "Excelente"

Pros: "Timely, clean"
Cons: "A little chaotic at boarding time"

Pros: "I love the aesthetic of the new planes. Boarding was seamless and the staff was great! More cookies please!"

Cons: "None"

Pros: "The food and the service"

Cons: "JFK was depressing but not Delta’s problem."

Pros: "After being redirected and behind on travel plans due to weather and missed flights this was a welcomed relief. Everything went as planned and staff was very helpful."

Pros: "Food and movies were good."
Cons: "Didn't leave on time."

Cons: "Price to get a little more space"

Pros: "Great upgrade program"
Cons: "Slow unloading of luggage"

Pros: "Excellent job"
Cons: "N/a"

Pros: "So many movies to watch. Keep it up!"
Cons: "The food was too sweet and salty."

Pros: "Layout of aircraft."
Cons: "USB port barely accessible. Also, it didn't seem to work."

Cons: "Everything was on time, but we had to sit on tje runway for more that 30 mins which made us late all around. But aside from that everything feom Delta from dropping of bags to Landing in Miami was perfect."

Pros: "Friendly and cleanliness."
Cons: "Cold drinks were warm."

Pros: "movie choices are great"
Cons: "the people sitting behind me kept talking about dying from the aircraft, it makes me uncomfortable."

Cons: "This is possibly the worst airplane food ive ever had. Ever. The chicken didn't look nor taste like chicken and it was in some weird green chickpea sauce?? Very unpleasant."

Pros: "Everything up to departure. Sat in line for almost an hour."

Pros: "Didn't know you could get complimentary meals anymore! The movie selection was awesome too!"
Cons: "Why is the complimentary Wi-Fi and messaging only for T-Mobile subscribers?"

Pros: "Una hora de retraso"
Cons: "Una hora de retraso"

Pros: "Movies- pro staff"

Pros: "Plane was comfortable"
Cons: "In order to leave airport on time (plane came in late) they claimed overhead space was full and that remainder boarding passengers had to check their bags. (Bags to be picked up in baggage claim) When walked into plane saw plenty of overhead space for carryons!"

Pros: "Service"
Cons: "Too old aircrafts"

Pros: "Every thing went well thx"

Pros: "The only airline that I'm aware of that still offers: • free snacks • free checked bags • free meal and drinks on international flights"

Pros: "Although I am a vegetarian, It was nice Delta was serving sandwiches."

Pros: "Service"

Cons: "Everything sucks all the prople that work in check in are sucks, they were mad rude"

Pros: "Delta is one of the best airlines I've flown with. Staff is very helpful, and customer service and amenities are tip notch."

Cons: "Customers service, politeness and general helpfulness"

Pros: "Not much except that it was a smooth ride once we were up in the air."
Cons: "Space is AWFUL, Boarding waa AWFUL. Airlines consider customers cattle and don’t give a damn."

Pros: "The early boarding and charging ports accesbility?"
Cons: "Just one snack option maybe a few more comps. Also it didn’t have any info on the new airplane. The ride was nice."

Cons: "When my husband retrieved his piece of luggage, it smelled terribly lie dog poop. We had to drive home with the windows all the way down because the stench was so bad and throw away the suitcase I had just bought because of the terrible smell. Just awful to come home to that!"

Cons: "Holding back the departing passengers so those with connections could exit first"

Cons: "More space."

Pros: "the food was great, and they served dinner right away so passengers could get some sleep before arrival"

Cons: "Incredibly cramped airplane"

Pros: "It was quick."
Cons: "Flying these days is no better than taking a local bus."

Pros: "On time departure and arrival."
Cons: "Hard landing!"

Pros: "Convenient without problems"
Cons: "Paying"

Pros: "See above"

Cons: "Baggage lost."

Pros: "seat space (paid +$180)"
Cons: "There is no USB port or power plugs"

Pros: "The stewardesses were very polite and helpful"

Cons: "6hours delay and no reimbursement. It sucked! Thank you."

Cons: "No individual screen. It would have been nice to know that beforehand. It was an unpleasant surprise."

Cons: "The fact that one could not book either an aisle or a window without paying significant sums is ridiculous - an additional $74 for a window seat and some were considerably more than that."

Pros: "Friendly staff."

Cons: "Too little room for legs and cabin was colder than usual."

Cons: "My Chair would not recline it was broken and was crushed every time the guy in front would lay back on his cause I could not move mine!"

Pros: "Overall easy navigation."
Cons: "More signs for terminal to terminal navigation."

Cons: "Strange thing: my wife and I were in business class. The stewardess going down my isle said all dinner choices were already used up and I only had a choice of pasta or chicken. Later the stewardess went down the isle for my wife and she had all choices available! Weird. And the stewardess said this was as it was supposed to be."

Cons: "Too tight, seat was uncomfortable, food was bland"

Pros: "I loved the delay."
Cons: "Sits are very tight."

Pros: "The spaciousness of the economy cabin. Arriving early at destination!"
Cons: "Food could be improved upon."

Pros: "Overall was great."
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Boarding was on time and we departed on time and arrived on schedule-fllight was very comfortable"
Cons: "Snacks were ok but main meal could have been better- suggest u go back to box meal such as a sandwich and piece of fruit."

Cons: "Passengers too crammed in closer together."

Pros: "overall okay"
Cons: "malaysia airlines only allows one check in? didnt give any headphones for tv"

Pros: "fly was on time, good service, food and entertainment."

Cons: "No personal entertainment systems. I ordered a low lactose meal and got yogurt which is high in lactose!"

Cons: "Could not buy snacks"

Cons: "They were not honest with the information given by stewardesses"

Pros: "Reasonable , competitive airfare."
Cons: "Impersonal service of attendants"

Pros: "I liked that we got into Dublin earlier than expected. I really liked the amount of legroom-- It's rare for me to be able to sleep and I did. Thank you!"
Cons: "nothing to complain about--"

Pros: "The food was actually really good and not just by airline standards. The entertainment choices were excellent and by the time i finished viewing " the comedisn" and 12 years a slave", the pilot was descending inyo Heathrow.."
Cons: "The aisles are very narrow with the food carts constantly banging into my arm as I was seated in an aisle seat. . One of the 2 nearby bathrooms was out of order, which led to a rather long line awaiting to use same."

Cons: "There was no phone charger at the seat."

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

Pros: "The pilot was amazing!"

Cons: "There seets are two small. And they dont sell alcohol. That sucks."

Cons: "Served drink as they prepped for landing"

Pros: "Everything went smooth"

Pros: "Every thing."
Cons: "All good"

Pros: "Terrible porque no pude viajar ayer"

Pros: "found out upon boarding that my $97 ticket was for a business class seat. Awesome"

Cons: "Delayed 2 hrs"

Pros: "i have to pay $90 for my seat"

Cons: "It was a headache!"

Pros: "does not have compensation during my stay, sad"

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