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Average price round-trip

$545(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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$119or less

Good deal one-way

$48or less

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Top 5 airlines serving from New York to Central America

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.9
Avianca
Overall score based on 13,170 reviews
8.0
Boarding
8.0
Comfort
8.3
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.5
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "The food could’ve had been better."

Pros: "The attention of the staff and punctuality at the departures"
Cons: "The food"

Pros: "I enjoyed the food, the blanket and pillow they provided, the free movies and the crew was very nice."
Cons: "Not compliants"

Pros: "Everything was perfect !!!"

Cons: "The seats were very uncomfortable and felt like squished in like sardines. A little more cabin room space would have gone a long way."

Pros: "Food. As usual with avianca was amazing."
Cons: "The staff. Completely unprofessional. Flying executive from SJO to JFK with the Costa Rican staff was amazing. This one compared, was deplorable."

Cons: "The flight was delayed out of JFK for some unknown reason (definitely not weather or missing plane since it was the first flight of the morning). Several passengers were told their connecting flight would definitely be held for them. A few of us asked for a guarantee because we would rather pay to rebook another flight than get stuck, and the gate attendents at JFK said it was certain we would make our flights. Once we got to El Salvador we were told they never intended to hold our flights. Avianca agents there told the handful of us going to Cancun we we're rebooked on Copa Airline and would have to go to Panama first, then Cancun, and arrive around 10 pm instead of 11 am. Other passengers were stuck in El Salvador for even longer. For our trouble, they only offered a $70 voucher for Avianca which is essentially useless to most of us since it has extensive restrictions. On top of this, the plane seating was small and the food was terrible. When we got switched to Copa there was at least slightly more leg room and better food. Do not fly Avianca!!"

Pros: "Love Avianca!!!"

Cons: "My mom Cancelled our trip because of a broken leg and getting a refund is a absolutel NIGHTMARE I might have to think twice to plan a trip again cause of an injury and refund"

Cons: "THE FLY WAS CANCEL.."

Pros: "All, except the entertainment. It's wasn’t nothing to watch"
Cons: "The entertainment. Poor."

Cons: "Avianca workers at the El Salvador airport were awful, not only could they not speak english, but they were rude and unhelpful."

Pros: "Not using Kayak, Avianca or Allianz ever again. There’s no accountability for anything."
Cons: "They managed to break my guitar case and leave me stranded in Colombia without a refund. Ended up having to buy a $800 return ticket with Jetblue."

Pros: "The food was alright."
Cons: "No in-seat entertainment."

Pros: "Atencion"

Cons: "Everything was wonderful except for taking too long to disembark"

Pros: "Comfort"
Cons: "Major delayed to leave JFK, but to Aviancas fault on aircraft availability."

Pros: "smooth transition .."
Cons: "Wished the seats has more spacing."

Cons: "It was delayed 2 hours"

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "The personnel was excellent, they were friendly and very accommodating."
Cons: "The in- flight movies were not very good, perhaps contemplate on having choices for customers so that we select them."

Pros: "flight was smooth and on time."
Cons: "the food"

Pros: "On Time, Great Staff"

Cons: "Just very tight seating"

Pros: "Avianca is a great company will definitely fly with them again."

Pros: "It was really good overall"
Cons: "Aside entertainment, boarding was a heck of a process. Very slow and very disoderly"

Pros: "check in was a breeze. United had very long lines.....everywhere we went in Central America"

Pros: "Todo me gustó"

Pros: "very good"

Pros: "It's was nothing extraordinary"
Cons: "Not individual TV"

Pros: "Non stop flights"
Cons: "Prices are expensive"

Cons: "1 bag delivered whithout padlock and stole belogingns."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "To wait"

Pros: "Great entertainment system for travelers"

Pros: "The staff was extremely nice and made conversation with us. Everything was prompt. Planes were clean and comfortable. Couldn't ask for anything more! Avianca is one of my favorite airlines!"
Cons: "Loved everything!"

Cons: "El desayuno estaba un poco frio"

Cons: "Check in luggage has change, there should be a notification of how many luggages you are permitted prior to purchasing or be able to purchase extra if needed prior to arriving at airport"

Pros: "Staff was nice. Relatively comfortable, good movie selection"
Cons: "I'm vegetarian, only ham and cheese sandwich"

Pros: "Very nice crew, clean plain and comfort seats."
Cons: "The touch screens are hard to use. Need to press very hard to get a react. The staff asked me to disconect the usb during the departure... but my devise was off (on airplain mode) and I really had to charge my device."

Pros: "Going from Washington DC to Lima, Peru with stop in San Salvador is great because break the trip in half and San Salvador is a small airport. Going to Peru my two planes were very comfortable and with good entreatment"
Cons: "No blankets on my way back"

Pros: "Its not the best expericen ever have too many problems whith the luggage"
Cons: "Food was dad not sure after all i went truth goin to used the air line again"

Pros: "The food was good and the crew was nice"

Pros: "on time"

Cons: "I"

Pros: "Arrived in time and Departure too."
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "A delay of one hour."

Pros: "No problems, no hassles."
Cons: "The TV shows and movies available are nice, but the equipment doesn't work very well. Sometimes the controls are not responsive, and sometimes the video freezes for a long time or the sound turns off. If you restart the video, you can't skip back to where you were by touching the progress bar, you have to wait for it to fast forward to where you were."

Pros: "Good personal IFE system and comfortable seats on A330. The meals were surprisingly tasty."

Pros: "Su atención"
Cons: "Los asientos un poco incomodos."

Pros: "Everything was good."
Cons: "All good"

Cons: "long delay in boarding"

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"

Pros: "Comfort and service was great."
Cons: "The severe delays was frustrating and not getting enough information about it."

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: "Left A bag behind in NY"

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

Pros: "The cAbin attendant was really good"

Pros: "Excelente"

Pros: "I have no complaints. Not on"

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

Cons: "None"

Pros: "The food and the service"

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: "Movies"
Cons: "Lack of legroom in economy"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Terrible staff"

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: "Efficient hop to Boston"

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

Pros: "The boarding was efficient"
Cons: "Three hour departure delay. No explanation given. No apology."

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: "Pilot almost barrel-rolled us climbing out of JFK, so if started well enough.... Ground assistance (wheel chair) left me with a badly bruised left big toe and I didn't think we'd ever get through the TSA. The pat-down I received was more like a sexual assault and I didn't even get a happy ending. We made it to RDU, so the exercise was a success, but it was a huge hassle."
Cons: "After reading the good things, you need more bad?"

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

Cons: "Strangely cold!"

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: "wifi on flights"
Cons: "the exit door is not sealed properly so it was freezing ! so mush so that a nice layer of ice was created along side the door with me next to it. tons of fun. its super long and their is no food or video screens. bring yourown"

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

Pros: "The two ladies who were initially boarding passengers were excellent. They had wonderful people skills, were smiling, and extremely personable. I loved the interaction."

Pros: "It's nice to be theoretically in zone 2"
Cons: "Boarding is inconsistant. At JFK it was like boarding a plane in China. Everyone congested at the front. One Delta person taking tickets. Two Delta people not helping her. We boarded slowly, partially because people STILL refuse to check bags that are not carry on bags. We left late. Why have zones at all? Why have carrying rules that you don't enforce? Why did we pay $25 a bag if you don't enforce this? Food choices are funny, especially the "tapas". Whoever thinks THOSE are tapas should Google the word tapas. Delta reportedly earned 746 million in the first quarter and you charge for everything and still can't come up with decent food for us to BUY?"

Pros: "After flying American Delta was an miracle. I didn't have to spend the night in the airport. It was on time. Everyone was nice & helpful. Easy."

Cons: "Still waiting to take connection"

Pros: "The service"
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Profesional, on time and quality service. A tremendous difference to the US Carriers. A+ based on price, service and amenities"

Pros: "The crew wasnt nice"
Cons: "The organisation. Letting know to people about the documents required to access in a country by email in advance."

Pros: "Boarding & disembarking were super efficient, captain was very communicative, plane cabin was clean"
Cons: "The flight attendants were competent, but not friendly at all on my first flight or connecting flight."

Cons: "The airline forced my wife to check her carry on AND THEN LOST IT."

Cons: "Make sure the customers have the right gate in the boarding pass, I almost missed the plane because of that thanks to a Copa'employee who gave me the wrong gate"

Pros: "Crew's service good, punctuality excelent"
Cons: "No Entertainment at all"

Pros: "Boarding process, inflight service"
Cons: "Flight was canceled, was booked on flight 812, that flight was also canceled. I didn’t get to Quito until 24 hours later. Customer service was terrible in terms of providing accurate information to passengers."

Pros: "I like this flight very smooth no worry what so ever I will flight again"

Pros: "I like this flight very smooth no worry what so ever I will flight again"

Pros: "NA"
Cons: "Staff on ground at the panama airport was realy rude, lack of customer service"

Pros: "Puntual Airline"
Cons: "Boarding"

Cons: "We had a very early flight (1am) with an estimted arrival time at 6:30, but lights went on and breakfast was served at 5am- hard to get some rest!"

Cons: "I have tried to pay for and upgrade for my wife to fly with me in business class. The answer was that there were no seats available on the flight from JFK-PTY. But there were seats in the coneection flight from PTY-POA, because a passenger from Havana got businness seats without paying extra."

Pros: "Comfortable seats"
Cons: "Limited movie selection"

Cons: "Crying kicking baby in the seat behind mine ruined the flight."

Pros: "Movies"
Cons: "They completely damaged my luggage bags, so much for paying to check in to have it returned broken, thorn and without wheels. I want a reimbursement for the ticket or the cost of 2 new suitcases."

Pros: "Copa was a great airline"
Cons: "The Panama airport was horrible! Was so hot and uncomfortable there was no air condition and no where to sit ! I will think twice before going through that airport!"

Cons: "Boarding change of gates waited 2 hours"

Cons: "Poor costumer service . Luggage was wet . All of the clothes ruined"

Pros: "Inflight service and time Was impacable"
Cons: "N/A"

Cons: "Crew members were rude. Refused to help me with my carry on and were rude about me needing to learn how to take my own stuff down from the overhead bin (i am a short person, so naturally i cannot reach the overhead bin and pull out my bag). Complained among each other (in front of the rest of the passengers) about people asking thrm for help."

Pros: "Comfort"
Cons: "Crew manners is poor"

Pros: "No costumer service prepare to help, got to jfk at 2pm and counter was close for a flight that left one hour and half later. AIRLINE WILL Over sell ticket and left 4 family besides my family at the counter . WHENT MOST I IN TERNATIONAL FLIGHS ALLOUD YOU TO BOARD UP TO 1 HOUR BERFOE"
Cons: "No I'm at my destination and I'm no alloud to use my returt flyght"

Pros: "Took off on time"

Pros: "The welcoming and attentive service"

Pros: "Left on time and arrived on time. I had an exit row seat and the legroom was excellent."
Cons: "The economy class meal was quite meager, but I guess I should be thankful that they served a meal on a 4.5 hour flight."

Pros: "Flights were on time, attendants were nice and helpful. I will definitely fly again!"
Cons: "No issues at all"

Pros: "Crew lovely. Thank you."
Cons: "Most uncomfortable cabin seat I’ve ever sat in. My back is now killing me."

Pros: "bags arrived on time snacks served"

Pros: "Excelente"
Cons: "Excelente"

Cons: "I had to keep my backpack in front under the seat. They should not allow heavy carry on's"

Cons: "They canceled it."

Cons: "Me rompieron la maleta y la otra abrieron de un costado y sacaron algo encima me cancelan el vuelo me ponen más temprano pero en Panama me hicieron esperar 10 horas si me cambiaron debieron cambiarme tmb"

Pros: "Copa airlines is the best airline ever! I had breakfast AND lunch! All the crew very helpful! Nothing to improve Thank you very much"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "almost everything time plane no space long flying time long lines"

Cons: "The connecting flight rush."

Pros: "On time."
Cons: "They should load plane from back to front. You wouldn’t have the congestion of people in the isle while you trying to get to the back of the plane. Just my opinion. Load first class. Then load the back of the plane first."

Pros: "The crew members on my return trip to New York City were great!"
Cons: "On my trip to Panama City, the attendant told me I have to walk all the way to the back if I wanted to get alcoholic beverage. Why was I doing my job for him? Also my tv wasn’t working for half the flight."

Pros: "Most of the Ticket/gate staff were kind"
Cons: "Flight cancelled and did not staff reticketing personnel adequately- people waited more than six hours on line m, being helped by only two agents Stupid and ridiculous"

Cons: "Ustedes cambiaron las fechas de nuestra reserva. Se hizo para el 9 de agosto. Y nosotros la pedimos para el 9 de julio. Cuando llamamos a cambiarla, salía más caro que comprar otro tiquete ida y vuelta. Yo tuve que comprar un tiquete por otra aerolínea para regresar de Nueva York a Medellín."

Pros: "Service on the leg to Panama City was great, but the flight was delayed about one hour in departure"
Cons: "Because of the delay leaving JFK, I missed my connection to Santiago and had to take a later fligjt in Economy and only received a $400 voucher"

Pros: "The seat was OK"
Cons: "The flight was delayed 2 hours on departure and the reason for the delay was never communicated. We had to move to another gate and board busses to take us to the plane which had been moved from the original gate. The meal was awful. The crew basically ignored us. And the luggage took 45 minutes to arrive at the carousel"

Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "We didn't get a beverage until two hours into the flight. Cookie meal and a ritual serve that once. No pre-beverage service or post dinner coffee service."

Pros: "Short plane ride"
Cons: "Second plane from panama to Costa Rica, the crew embarressed me and my friend and I will never fly on that airline again if Sandie Machida ever works on it. She is the ruddiest and most unprofessional flight attendant and needs extra lessons on costumer service and how she hosts guests."

Pros: "The plane was clean and comfortable.With good choice of entertainment."
Cons: "There needs to be more translation to English."

Pros: "everything was fine"

Pros: "The service overall is great. The airplane is comfortable. Airport in Panama has very good service. I would take Copa again."
Cons: "Flights get easily delayed. We lost our connection and luckily we had spots on the next flight(which was 4 hours later) to our destination. However, around 20 peoples from our flight had to stay in Panama to take the other day their connections."

Pros: "Everything"

Cons: "Subieron la temperatura al aire acondicionado, hacia calor."

Pros: "Crew and pilot were great."
Cons: "The plane was absolutely PACKED during the peak of a global pandemic. Completely irresponsible to not have people spaced out by at least one seat."

Pros: "Nothing. Will never fly American again"
Cons: "Better customer service at the gate."

Cons: "there was no social distancing"

Cons: "Lady at the gate barely paid any attention to the line. I had to ask her whether or now I can proceed"

Pros: "Yes the crow was good"
Cons: "The wifi should be free to use without paying for it"

Pros: "I pay $30 more for my bags"
Cons: "I pay $30 more for my bags,"

Cons: "Phoenix airport is horrible for on time departures. Always."

Pros: "Most was pretty standard. We did arrive 30 minutes early, which was nice."
Cons: "My bag was checked at the gate, and I was told I could pick it up in Sint Maarten, my final destination. I arrived in Sint Maarten to learn that AA had left my luggage at Charlotte Airport, despite having landed 30 minutes early."

Cons: "There was a delay on the departure"

Pros: "More space in these seats than in other flights I’ve taken"

Cons: "Waited on the tarmac for over an hour before departure with very little explanation."

Cons: "Service was excellent"

Pros: "Everything in order and on time."
Cons: "-"

Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "I like that I made it home alive."
Cons: "Everything about Departing and arriving was a Poor experience. I might not be using this particular airline again. 4 Airlines now on my list of do not use."

Pros: "No need to drive from OKC!!!"

Pros: "Fast and easy service"

Cons: "In 2 weeks, my husband and I had 4 flights with American and none of them went as planned. We endured flight cancellation, incomplete rebooking with another airline, rude customer service agents, multiple flight delays as well as multiple day lost luggage. Finally, it cost $2K more to get to my destination. Obviously not flying American again."

Pros: "Short flight"
Cons: "At the end of three flights to obviously be understaffed and to have luggage take an hour and fifteen minutes is disrespectful and shows how AA is callous about it’s passengers needs."

Pros: "Entertainment streaming was decent."

Pros: "Rude staff at the check in counter both flights. Very disappointed in American"
Cons: "Rude agent at first check in and again at second check in"

Pros: "American did transfer us to another flight after several hours' delay."
Cons: "Lack of scheduled flight crew caused a 2 hour delay causing American to re-route us via Chicago in lieu of Phoenix. Still, arrived 2 hours later..."

Pros: "AA staff in Guatemala are great, everything else about AA is bellow any other airline, definitely the worst airline."
Cons: "AA is the worst airline in everything, but worst of all is the AA staff attitude in Miami airport, AA staff in Guatemala are great."

Pros: "Nothing, American Airlines is the worst major airline now."
Cons: "The staff in Miami Airport is really bad, worst attitude I have seen, old planes, not comfortable, definetly the worst major airline now."

Pros: "Right on time."
Cons: "I wish more food"

Pros: "I like the cookies. Any flight that safely lands is a good flight. I didn't have to hear the inflight "entertainment". There was room for my backpack, and I was in group 6 on a nearly full flight."
Cons: "I hate having media flashed in my face. The srewardesses misses me when serving beverages, which is hard to imagine, and rarely happens. We had a particularly bumpy landing. I've flown a fair amount, and I thought our bouncing and jostling was unusual, but then weather is unpredictable - still... I've seen navy pilots stick landings of small planes in worse weather."

Pros: "Not much"

Cons: "No screens in each seat."

Cons: "No personal space or legroom. Uncomfortable seats."

Pros: "I liked that you could watch TV and movies from your personal device without a charge."
Cons: "That the flight was delayed."

Pros: "Great attendants. Easy ride. Easy take off, easy landing."
Cons: "We departed late due to something going on in the runway. No free wifi option."

Pros: "Ticket price was competitive."
Cons: "No individual entertainment systems on the seat backs--4.5 hours is a long time to be sitting on a plane with only an overhead screen showing whatever movie the airline chose. Also, charging $125 for a carry-on pet that has to stay under the seat AND having it count towards as one of my two "free" carry-ons is ridiculous. The flight was delayed because one of the crew was late."

Pros: "Getting to my seat was overall the best experience. Out side of the finally walking onto the plane and sitting down, over an hour late, it was less than mediocre."
Cons: "If the plane was on time and didn't run an hour and 20 Ish minutes late, it would have been fine, except for the blinking over head reading light that would flash in my face every 20/30 seconds that could not be turned off being due to, as the flight attendant said, "they all do that"."

Pros: "Friendliness of flight crew; entertainment choices."
Cons: "Food was poor for first class."

Pros: "Crew was very professional"
Cons: "My flight was delayed 5 hours"

Pros: "3 hrs delay Small plaine No entertainment"

Pros: "Priority boarding provided by my credit card"

Pros: "The staff was completely nice (except when I was trying to rebook my ticket and I felt like there was no understanding of what I was going through)."
Cons: "There was a strange situation outside of LGA wherein I sat in a car for nearly an hour once already at the airport. I don't know what was going on but we were trapped there and it caused me to miss my flight. There were no other flight out and I ended up having to book an entirely new ticket. I believe that LGA or American Airlines should refund my expenses, because otherwise it makes me not want to ever go through either again."

Pros: "On time departure and early arrival."
Cons: "No meal. Only a bag of pretzels and one drink. Even half a sandwich would have been acceptable."

Cons: "Everything was ok"

Pros: "I liked the seating on the first part of the flight and the snacks"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "The exit row seats were very confining g..way to narrow due to type of seat used..had the tray in the arm"

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "N/a"

Cons: "3 hrs on tarmac then weather canceled flight then hoax shutdown JFK"

Pros: "The flight had a 3+hour delay leaving New York and the connecting flight from Phoenix had another hour delay. The customer service rep on the phone did her best to help me but there was no way for me to get to my destination on time (I had given myself a 2.5 hour cushion."
Cons: "Over 4 hours of delays made me miss my best friend's wedding rehearsal dinner-- and i was the best man. Completely unacceptable."

Pros: "every thing is okay other than the delay."
Cons: "delay in departure for 2 hrs"

Cons: "I took a flight in 2016 from Newark New Jersey four times and I only went to Florence South Carolina one time. I ended up in Myrtle Beach South Carolina, another time in Columbia South Carolina and the last time in Charlotte North Carolina. Each time I departed I had to pay to come back to Florence South Carolina."

Pros: "On time"

Cons: "1 hour on the runway for a 1 hour flight"

Pros: "No lines at checkpoints..on time departure and arrival!"

Pros: "Terrible! Terrible signage, terrible treatment, terrible organization!"
Cons: "Everything!"

Pros: "Amazing crew"
Cons: "More comfortable seats"

Cons: "That they would have let my parents actually fly."

Cons: "There were four gate changes. My husband was in a wheelchair and we were running back-and-forth trying to keep up with the changes. They don’t even give you water on the flight. If there is no food OK. But there should be water. The whole thing reminded me of traveling on a second class bus. Won’t do it again"

Pros: "Todo esta bien"

Cons: "Connecting flight was a nightmare. Airline did not accepted electronic boarding pass. They made me make a 1 hr. line to get a paper one. Couple of passengers and I almost lost flight. Volariis counter staff did not provided nor informed a paper boarding pass was needed to fly internationally when I told them I was traveling to Dallas."

Pros: "Crew was wood"

Cons: "Giving food to passengers as it used to be."

Pros: "the price"
Cons: "Volaris's system apparently was malfunctioning that prevented anyone from checking in online or through any app which caused stress the day before travel. Even worse, they couldnt even check in at the gate and had to fill out forms by hand, which caused a 2 hours delay!"

Cons: "The flights took off over an hour late. The seats were incredibly uncomfortable and didn’t recline., even ven a little bit. I am 5’6” and my knees touched the seat in front of me."

Cons: "I had to pay for check in at counter because I could do it online. Their system didn’t work well. Ridiculous"

Pros: "It was ok."
Cons: "It was ok."

Pros: "The crew was nice but your prices are ridiculous. I cant believe you charge for snacks. Also, your seats were uncomfortable and you charge $60 for checked baggage never in my life have i had to pay that much. I’ve told all my friends to never use your services &i have a large social media influence"
Cons: "You guys should really fix your prices it’s ridiculous instead of gaining clients you’re LOSING THEM"

Pros: "Airplane crew was nice"
Cons: "Check in app did not work for my husband and we had a very hard time getting help in the airport with little information. We were casually told that we should have gotten to airport 3 hours prior to flight departure. We arrived over 2 hours prior with no bags to check in. I was also sick during this"

Pros: "NOTHING"
Cons: "I didn’t even get a chance to take the flight. I realized my flight was for 12am the day I was supposed to leave within 2 hours of departure. I asked if I could get another flight was told no! I couldn’t even get a credit since I didn’t call within 3 hours of departure. I would not recommend!!!"

Cons: "It was an overnight flight so I would have appreciated if the crew members refrain from super loud conversations right next to my seat (I was obviously trying to sleep as everyone else on the flight."

Cons: "They need to look after their passengers. For example I was running 10 minutes late from when I found out that they were boarding the flight and none of the people from the checking stands where telling me what I could do or were to go. Especially if they are seeing me struggling with my luggage."

Pros: "that the staff if they are kind people not like those of the counter in Cancun who were arrogant"
Cons: "in putting capable people to solve situations or problems of arrears"

Pros: "The staff were helpful in answering my concerns."
Cons: "A little extra attentiveness goes a long way. My suggestion is offer light snacks and water. It’s a kind welcoming gesture."

Cons: "Late boarding, late landing but claim on time."

Pros: "Crew did there job very well. Seats were terrible like riding in a New York City bus. Shamful, this airlines has no respect for their paying customers. My knees were pushed into the seat in front of me."
Cons: "Fire, dismiss, out of hear the CEO who approved the cramped seating layout!"

Cons: "Will never fly with this airline, volaris charged me $60.00 for normal check in bag."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Please turn on the AC it was horrible to be inside with the warm weather in Guadalajara"

Pros: "That you guys sold our seats and still in Tijuana for another flight"
Cons: "Same as above"

Pros: "I don like it is a bad airli e"
Cons: "I don like nothing"

Cons: "It was 1 hour delayed"

Pros: "Service was great but asking for water should not be a paying matter. They want to charge you for everything."

Pros: "That we landed safely"
Cons: "This airline needs to be shut down please, if you’re over 5’4 it’s not for you. Seats are hard and uncomfortable, they are never on time with anything. The bilingual representatives just stare at you when you ask something in English. You’re charged $25 us if you’re 1pound over the 22 lb limit."

Pros: "Clean plane"
Cons: "Late in EVERYTHING Children in the floor while you try to go to the bathroom even during the landing, and staff say nothing"

Pros: "That the plane landed. Attendants were friendly and followed protocol."
Cons: "Seat felt like a public bus seat. Charged for water but I was surprise that there was no charge for toilet use. Volaris gets you to destination but charges $60 to check-in luggage. Carry on must way less than 10kg (my purse was weighed with suitcase so I was over). No movie or music."

Cons: "I booked my tickets way in advance to avoid any problems. I drove 4+ hours to the airport and when I check in my tickets are not in the system. How can that be? No explanation or reason and also no apologies a or any attempt to help me get to my destination simply a “ your money will be refunded within 5-7 business days”. I had to drive back home 4+ hours missed the graduation that Saturday morning that I had committed to attend that was the purpose of my early booking of the flight, I am still very disappointed and upset with this experience."

Cons: "The line to check in was extremely long and not organized at all! I waited 3 hours to check in my bags!!! I have never had to wait that long! We almost missed our flight. By the time we got bags checked in and got to the gate they were almost done boarding!"

Pros: "I liked nothing, literally nothing."
Cons: "Between almost making us miss the flight because they couldn’t identify or scan the boarding passes THEY printed out (which were just little stickers on the back of our passports with no information), the flight was over 45 mins late! Additionally, the pilot said it was flight 911 to Los Angeles and then laughed and corrected himself to flight 900 - are you serious? Not a joke."

Cons: "Flight Network never booked my ticket, you need to remove them"

Pros: "On time, arrived early, good price, good service"
Cons: "Got to Acapulco too early in the morning to check in the hotel"

Pros: "Fast, efficient flight. Clean plane. Easy deplaning. Great Oaxaca airport and baggage delivery.."
Cons: "absolutly awful Mexico City checkin experience. No English help in any way. No English speakers or signs. Couldn’t check bags but no idea why. They didn’t like our boarding passes. Sent us to many different lines who had no idea what to do with us. Check in agents completely unhelpful and disinterested. Also ignorant. They had to keep calling supervisors over to help. (They need training and there should be someone there to help non Spanish speakers) Never told us the gate. We had to keep finding passengers to tell us where to go. Gate kept changing. Written gate on overhead screens different than where we were supposed to go and then changed twice. Flight late but all the info at the gate said in time."

Pros: "The employees were professional and the flight was smooth."
Cons: "The sandwich we bought was cold and dry"

Cons: "checking in process, Over one hour in line which. 2 people 1 regular bag $55 dollars. Pay for everything on the plane except water. Poor ventilation. Couldn;t even lay tray down without it sticking in my gut, I could go on. I fly quite a bit and this was probably the worst experience"

Cons: "We had to pay $150 I’m extra charges for our luggage and carry-on."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything. The flight was cancelled by Volaris at very short notice without offering an acceptable alternative. At great additional expense, I had to book an alternative flight with a different airline. What are you going to do to compensate me?"

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Seat cushion had sunk in so it did not support me. I’m 135 lbs. space was cramped."

Pros: "Well received and very helpful during check-in of luggage."
Cons: "They changed the boarding gate and i missed the announcement."

Cons: "One hour delayed"

Pros: "They were on time and accepted my cabin luggage without charging me extra, even though it was slight over 10 kg."
Cons: "They had only food for sale in cash in Mexican pesos in an international flight."

Cons: "My luggage was opened and electronic items / gifts were stolen. I am upset because customer service never answered to resolve the problem."

Cons: "Delayed flight by 3 hr just 25dlls of compensation"

Pros: "Vacations food dancing and great time whit the family"

Cons: "The stewards in the plane seamed angry and not speaking Spanish you are on your own.... and 5 hrs and nothing.. no tv no snacks not even water offered.... very sad.... was on a 1 hr flight on interjet and was offer sooo many things for free... I will not be using volaris again...... Just felt like I should not be there"

Cons: "The worst thing is the line to check in. I printed my boarding pass and I still waiting 45 just to drop off my checked bag."

Cons: "Overbooked and Cancelled. Never booking through KIWI again!"

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