Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from New York to Scranton
The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days.
With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21);
There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa;
Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces;
Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19);
Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction;
B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities;
Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.
All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane.
Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel.
US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure.
Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.
Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.
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There are currently 1,095 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in US and 0 deaths as of Feb 24 2021
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 3h 07m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on American Airlines ($124) and United Airlines ($149), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on United Airlines ($239) and American Airlines ($248).
When flying out of New York you will be using one of these airports: New York LaGuardia, Newark or New York John F Kennedy Intl. You will be landing at Wilkes-Barre Scranton, also known as Scranton Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "The steward was super friendly."
Pros: "Tight seats"
Cons: "More accurate notifications of flights"
Cons: "We had 3:10h delayed..."
Cons: "All Excellent"
Cons: "Сиденья хуйня"
Cons: "I would blame this on myself but had a second incident with CheapoAir. The date was wrong and neither cheapoAir NOR AA would help me to fix it without extravagant fees. Ended up eating the ticket."
Cons: "ages they don’t came"
Pros: "Arrived on time"
Pros: "The pilot was very friendly and understanding over the intercom."
Cons: "As usual with PHL, lots of delays and issues. Had to switch planes after delayed boarding for a SECOND maintenance issue. After arriving at AVP, I noticed that both my valeted carry-on and my checked-in suitcase were drenched. My bags were clearly mishandled, and all of my clothing and devices are now wet. Beyond disappointed."
Pros: "The fight was fantastic."
Cons: "Baggage claim took an hour"
Cons: "It was great, but returning home was bad"
Pros: "The TV's on the back of the seats were nice."
Cons: "The threatening tone of the counter associates about last minute checking of your bags because they don't have enough space in the overhead cabins. Why offer everyone that option if they will force groups 7-9 to check them?"
Pros: "Seats, check in, baggage claim all good."
Cons: "Lousy Wi-Fi on board"
Pros: "It was incident free."
Cons: "I can't comment on food. I didn't get any."
Pros: "Terrible customer service."
Cons: "Rude, rude people working at the desks. Saw many people have problems with them, and then they were rude to me as well."
Cons: "Being delayed"
Pros: "Service top notch"
Cons: "New cheap fare is honestly offensive trash."
Pros: "On time and arrived early!"
Pros: "The fly departed on time"
Pros: "Bad weather came in n I was rerouted on Time"
Pros: "Everyone was pleasant & professional"
Cons: "The seats were very uncomfortable"
Pros: "Good Airplane"
Cons: "Delays and baggage delayed"
Cons: "Rude staff"
Cons: "No power outlets. A bag of chips in 1st class is pretty weak. Compared to Europe flights we can from, aircraft felt like 1960's Aeroflot."
Pros: "It was on time boarding and landing"
Pros: "Small airport"
Cons: "Service and flexibility, needed to call online for assistance"
Pros: "My neighbor."
Cons: "We sat on the tarmac for over an hour for no apparent reason."
Cons: "No priority boarding for people with babies and toddlers"
Pros: "Communication from personnel was good. The desk workers did there best to deal with upset customers"
Cons: "We were delayed to do weather. Nothing AS could do but they tried."
Cons: "It's AA, never again"
Pros: "Planes boarded on time"
Cons: "Long wait on runway before take off"
Cons: "The seats were so old, I didn't have a screen to watch movies on and it was really really cold"
Pros: "As somewhat experienced travelers, we know to keep carry on luggage as tight as possible. I was pleasantly suprised to see that overhead bins were not full! We didn't have seats next to each other initially, but the gate agent put us in the exit row with extra legroom!"
Cons: "Nothing comes to mind."
Pros: "My trip was awesome and very easy."
Pros: "Movie selection is great."
Cons: "No cookies :("
Cons: "Unprofessional, rude, unorganized, & just ridiculous!!!!"
Cons: "Space between seat rows to small"
Pros: "On time departures, on time arrivals. Not interested in entertainment or food. Regular flier to/from Chicago & LGA"
Cons: "Seating is just way too cramped, especially for an elderly woman!"
Pros: "It is good"
Pros: "This time every thing excellent"
Cons: "No tv on seat. Those dumb comedy tv show"
Cons: "Entertainment was boring"
Pros: "When it comes to travel, there is always something that can go unexpected. Is that happens to you and you come to AA counter with a positive attitude they will make sure you are satisfy with your service."
Pros: "Not enough luggage space for regular number of passengers on board"
Pros: "This flight was good"
Cons: "The delay flew twice with united and both times delay"
Cons: "Flight cancelled by airline."
Cons: "We had to wait over two hoirs for them to het us a plane. They allowed United Staff members to dead head to Scranton amd bumped paying costomers. They flight attended stopped her speech to make a mother keep her infant quiet. The The agent at the gate continued to give false information on the delays."
Pros: "That small propeller plane was an exciting experience!"
Cons: "We get informed at boarding time the flight is delayed by over an hour due to "awaiting aircraft arrival". How do you not know until boarding time there isn't an available aircraft? That's just poor operations. Then our flight continues to get delayed several times. Which is the most annoying... Don't tell me the flight is delayed an hour, the 55 min later tell me it's delayed another hour - repeat, repeat, repeat. After two and a half hours, I said f-it, and just left. I could've driven to my destination faster."
Pros: "Boarding was smooth and fast"
Cons: "Seat didn't recline"
Cons: "Airline did not provided information ahead of time related to carry on being checked on the gate bc of size. My carry on was small and still was checked at the gate because the aircraft did not have space for it. I was not provided with that information ahead of time"
Cons: "They didn't event get drinks out to the whole cabin from Newark to Boston. Paying for Internet was ridiculous for all the other fees I had to pay. There was NOTHING to o on the plane at all with out paying for it."
Pros: "Free movies and TV shows between Newark and Houston"
Cons: "That the first checked bag is not complimentary."
Pros: "it was very comfortable"
Pros: "Nothing in particular"
Cons: "The plane was delayed and it was very annoying to get to Grand Rapids late."
Pros: "Nothing special, just a short flight."
Cons: "Old plain with very uncomfortable seats, even for a cheap 30min flight they could do something to keep the seats from hurting.Terrible flight boarding process at Newark! They had everyone get on buses and we're shuttled over to their airplane. To make matters worse they boarded like 3 flights at a time at the same gate. Clearly they have had issues with people getting on the wrong plane with this process, because they asked us about 4 times if everyone here was going to this destination."
Pros: "A very smooth ride"
Pros: "It's was quick."
Cons: "Delayed a bit but mostly ok."
Pros: "On time Skilled pilots Smooth landing Accommodating staff Pleasant"
Pros: "The girls at boarding area watched Tucker while I had to go back to the security area to get bracelets that I had forgotten they treated him like a king"
Pros: "The steward on this flight was very attentive. He anticipated my needs and those of the other passangers."
Cons: "This was a turbo jet and was very noisy. My seat was in the front and there was very little leg room. Fortunately, I am a short and and short legged."
Pros: "More leg room on this prop plane. Suppose it was an older plane and they hadn't reduced leg room yet."
Cons: "The mixed snacks were horrible."
Pros: "Absolutely Nothing"
Cons: "Everything nothing was pleasing it was torture"
Pros: "Everyone was friendly"
Cons: "Everything was fine"
Pros: "The boarding process was on time."
Cons: "Everything united Airlines sucks"
Pros: "On time boarding"
Cons: "Seat space"
Cons: "Updates to delays not informed in a mannerly order"
Pros: "Everything was great"
Cons: "It was very hot, it seemed as if the AC was broken."
Pros: "No problem except that shuttle is awful"
Pros: "We arrived almost an hour early! I didn't know that was possible!"
Cons: "They had us wait in the runway for almost an hour not good when you have arrived airport not organozed"
Pros: "Just the boarding was ok"
Cons: "This was a horrible experience I hope I never use this airline again."
Pros: "Not to crowded"
Cons: "Delayed for electrical problems. Not enough food on board. Squeaky seats."
Cons: "Long layovers, could have been shorter. Also not a huge fan of the tiny bag of snacks."
Pros: "Boarding was quick and ground staff was respecrful"
Cons: "Seats are way too small and I am only 5ft 7 inches short."
Cons: "Take off delayed due to traffic"
Cons: "See above"
Cons: "The delays"
Pros: "On time!"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Nothing stood out"
Cons: "Late departure once again"
Pros: "Great service. Very comfortable seats!"
Pros: "The cost."
Cons: "Attendants didn't know how to work Directv sets so no one on plane had programming. One attendant thought it was a touch screen and it wasn't. Another said she would reset the system but never did."
Pros: "Very friendly and comfortable"
Pros: "The service was awesome!"
Cons: "Seats were too hard"
Cons: "Movies should be included in price or significantly cheaper. Maybe some basics included with newer movies costing $2.00 at most."
Pros: "The movies said they were supposed to be free."
Cons: "Yet two minutes in I kept getting kicked off."
Airlines flying from New York to Scranton 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 New York to Scranton
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from New York to Scranton
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from New York to Scranton
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from New York to Scranton
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from New York to Scranton