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Alaska AirlinesOverall score based on 31824 reviews
8.5Boarding
8.2Comfort
8.8Crew
7.8Entertainment
7.8Food
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Not having to wait thirty minutes for the baggage caracul to start.

No wifi and no entertainment available for a cross country flight. Snacks were minimal. Otherwise was comfortable and a good experience

Flight was late.

the seats in the very last row have a bathroom which is directly facing them. Throughout the 6 hours flight, all I saw was a view of the toilet, the smell of urine, constant flushing, and crowding around my seat. Extremely disruptive and unhygienic. Also the last row seats didn’t recline.

The crew were excellent . They should give free food when its a flight more Than 3 hours .

A flight over 2 hours should be provided an onboard meal other than just snack food.

The crew was really great and very friendly. The for-sale food options were fairly priced for an airline and the option I chose - Mediterranean Tapas - was well-curated with tasty snacks. The seats were fairly comfortable, and I had enough legroom at 6' tall. Would fly Alaska Air again.

Wi fi to try to watch a movie was impossible to work, gave up.

Internet service was poor

It was first class and the seat barely reclined. Also they let everyone use the first class bathroom. Why did I pay extra for that?

Pros: "Seats were comfortable, service was fine."
Cons: "Boarding experience."
Cons: "Flight on time and not wait 30 min on the runway to get to a gate once landed"
Pros: "Yes very accommodating and friendly!"
Cons: "Nothing it was a great flight!"
Pros: "Crew were very attentive and hospitable to the crew. I have been flying ASIANA many times and enjoy the flight as well."
Cons: "Alaska airlines delayed the flights by at least an hour both ways SFO-Newark. The Alaska terminal at Newark is a very poor experience."
Cons: "The entire flight crew was RUDE! Rolling their eyes at passengers constantly no matter what you asked them, shoving drinks at you, snatching trash from you, and rude. Very disappointed in Alaska!"
Pros: "Nice blue lighting. Some crew members were nice."
Cons: "Some crew members were not very cordial. One totally ran into my mom while my mom was trying to let the middle seat out. Granted the flight attendant was going backwards but she didn’t even apologize. No food on a six hour flight. The seats were really narrow and so was the aisle. Not a fan"
Cons: "Great service. Wish we flew Alaska both ways instead of United ☹️"
Pros: "Comfortable seats"
Cons: "We sat on the runway for nearly an hour."
Pros: "Great crew, 2 drink services"
Cons: "The flight was delayed 45 minutes"
Pros: "The crew was great."
Cons: "Old plane with very poorly cushioned seats. no entertainment. charges for everything."
Pros: "Crew was great."
Cons: "Second time in a row flight status (delayed) was not updated until slightly before boarding was scheduled to begin."
Cons: "Blankets"
Pros: "Nothing I can think of at the moment."
Cons: "I didn't like anyt of it."
Cons: "One of the flight attendants were rude."
Pros: "Entertainment offerings, except for lack of music."
Cons: "As usual, the seats are crammed together. They ran out of cups, so we were told to keep the ones we had. We did, however was to no avail. They did not make a second pass with water or other drink offerings on this 5 1/2 flight. The bathroom was a mess."
Pros: "Everything went smooth and was great besides the boarding."
Cons: "Boarding seemed to take quite quite awhile, not sure what the deal was but once we were boarded they kicked it into high gear"
Pros: "Quick boarding process, comfortable economy seats with leg room and smooth flight from nyc to sfo."
Cons: "Miss beverage service and free headsets. Not much else to complain about."
Pros: "I did not like anything. The worst experience. I checked in through your site and got 11F seat which was changed when I took boarding card at airport to 32F. Later I came to know that they sold my seat even after my check in. So pathetic behavior. Never recommend this airline. They should learn from some of the Asian airlines."
Pros: "Personal service from ticket agent"
Cons: "Being referred to call the 800 number for a ticket issue instead of helping me at the counter. Wasted half an hour. 2nd ticket agent made sure I didn't miss my flight."
Cons: "Crew was very unpleasant."
Pros: "The plane was on-time. Boarding was easy. Flight attendants were very helpful. They helped passengers get to their seats, find places for their luggage. Entertainment options were good. Bags arrived within a reasonable amount of time"
Cons: "I wish they would provide more food options or at least stock a few more of the ones they have. The fruit and cheese tray sells out early making it a long flight without real food. I don’t consider chips and cookies lunch food."
Cons: "No entertainment i.e TV No food Flight delayed for 2.5 hours with prior notice until just few minutes the boarding time"
Pros: "The crew was very nice and apologetic that I couldn’t watch movies."
Cons: "Would have loved to have a working headphone jack for the movies...5 1/2 hrs with no other entertainment makes for a very VERY long flight."
Cons: "Flight was delayed more than 5 hours. My all schedule had to be changed. I had to wait at Newark airport for 6 hours with my two little children. I want denied board compensation. Alaska has to fix it. I am very upset about this flight."
Pros: "Flight from Newark to SanFran was smooth, and entertainment options were great!"
Cons: "Crew wasn’t overly welcoming (though certainly not rude at all), and boarding was rushed at the gate just to stand in huge line waiting to get on aircraft."
Pros: "It was ok"
Cons: "They don’t give enough drink"
Pros: "Great inflight crew and efficient way of ordering snacks and beverages"
Cons: "Inefficient boarding at Newark. Flight delays getting onto to plane and as well as landing."
Cons: "There were no vegetarian/vegan options for meals. In 2018 it’s unnacceptable to have ZERO veggie options, especially on a flight to LA. Come on! I ended up having to pay for 2 meals that I could only eat parts of. And it took more than 1 HOUR for them to bring me these meals. I’ve never had to wait more than 5 mins for a meal, that I PAID for, to be delivered to my seat. I was starving, forced to waste money on meals I couldn’t fully eat AND had to wait over an HOUR to receive them. I am beyond disappointed."
Pros: "I'm an alaska member so I have taken quite a few flights with them and I notice the service difference after a while. Generally the crew was nice."
Cons: "There was no beverage or food service till ~2 hrs into the flight. No air issues etc. that would cause a delay. There was only 1 service in a 5.5 hr flight. The previous crew served us beverages at least 2-3 times and carried water up and down. Coming from +90 degree weather everyone is thirsty. I bought food soon as I got on, I have a toddler.. it was delivered over 2 hrs later, luckily I came prepared with lots of snacks. Also there are no hot vegetarian meal purchase options on the flight to Mexcio/Costa Rica (which was the first leg of our trip) we had to make do with cheese/fruit platters."
Pros: "I didn’t know what to expect but I had an excellent trip. Enough leg room for a five hour flight. The entertainment was excellent, many choices of movies. No food was provided, you have to pay for any food or snack. You are given a cup of soda not the whole can. But I came prepared with food and drink. Overall, very good airline!"
Cons: "No food or snack are provided unless you purchase it!"
Pros: "Quick"
Cons: "Mileage points wouldn’t give me my free bags happened multiple times"
Cons: "No comfort given to passengers despite 2.5 hr delay in leaving and another 1 hr on the ground after landing"
Pros: "Movie selection and food"
Cons: "2 hour delay"
Pros: "Free movies"
Cons: "Delayed flight two hours and didn’t receive a text or email. They had no headphones available. My seat didn’t adjust to lean. Food choices were poor."
Pros: "Entertainment, prompt service of flight attendant"
Cons: "Delay of flight, boarding was very long wait"
Pros: "I loved the mood lighting on he plane, as well as the in seat media and food ordering functionality. I’m blown away and will be flying Alaska any time I can get. Probably the most comfortable economy seat I’ve ever sat in."
Pros: "Nothing"
Pros: "Nothing"
Pros: "Love the free WiFi. That was awesome and somewhat unexpected."
Cons: "There was no coffee left on board when serving the second round - kind of hard to wake up from a 6 hour flight."
Pros: "Comfortable Mint seats. Not bad. Not cheap."
Cons: "Breakfast selections were OK. They could do better for the price of Mint seats"
Pros: "Everything. Great Airline all around. My first time flying with JetBlue and will definitely fly with them again. Roomy seating in between rows, great entertainment and excellent in flight internet FREE. Great food and beverage options, most of them free. And great, genuinely helpful and kind staff."
Pros: "So cold"
Pros: "Facilities and amenities (WiFi, unlimited snacks, comfortable seat)"
Cons: "Gate agents consistently telling paxs to SIT DOWN if their boarding group hasn’t been called yet."
Pros: "Everything except ability to book seat"
Cons: "Would have appreciated being able to book my seats earlier"
Pros: "Free WiFi and seat comfort!"
Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "In flight entertainment was great"
Pros: "The crew was very nice."
Cons: "My video screen did not work so I couldn't watch anything. Then when we landed we had to wait an hour on the tarmac before we could get to a gate."
Pros: "Smooth flight, early arrival, Nice crew, roomy seats, fun snacks, good movie choices."
Cons: "The touch screen on my seat didn’t work, but the side control did, so I could still watch movies."
Pros: "The seat was good, snacks is good."
Cons: "I wish the crew would did a little more to ask the people behind me stop playing the loud music and talking loud. Also rap music with bad language with children next to it is not a good idea. I actually like rap but not listening loud with the speaker on with kids in the plane is not considerate."
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "TV didn’t work, internet didn’t work, crew let 1 person derail boarding which ended up causing a 15-20 minute delay. Gate wasn’t ready for us on arrival"
Cons: "Delays on both sides. Empty plane blocking our arrival... come on that is horrible considering the flight was delayed departing"
Pros: "The flight was smooth, efficient and friendly crew. For a 5hr flight, the snacks were very sparse."
Cons: "A full meal"
Pros: "Crew, plane, amenities"
Cons: "Nothing!"
Pros: "The entire flight experience: seating, price, flight crew, entertainment, and snack bar are light years ahead of the other budget airlines. Never fly NYC to SF on any other airline. The crew was so friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Everything was perfect!"
Pros: "The crew and ground staff were accomodating."
Pros: "I liked that they offered quality and complimentary snacks and how they didn't make a big deal if we wanted like 2 tob4 servings of water as i get extremely dehydrated. Staff was friendly and their boarding times and door closing times were clearly printed on the b pass which i appreciated. If only their frequent flier numbers were partnered with more programs. Seats were clean and were connected so you cpukd watch tv and recharge your phone. Good variety of movies!"
Cons: "I think they charged for blankets but at least it wasnt freezing like AA"
Cons: "BOARDING WENT SMOOTHLY, FLIGHT ATTENDANTS WERE GOOD, FREE ENTERTAINMENT WAS GREAT, SEATS WERE COMFORTABLE."
Pros: "Great flight"
Cons: "All good"
Cons: "I will be leaving Dublin to SFO today on Aer Lingus."
Pros: "Great, friendly, communicative service, as always with jetBlue."
Pros: "The boarding was easy, the legroom was great for economy, the service was straightforward and the price was fair."
Pros: "As always, Jet Blue doesn’t disappoint."
Pros: "i always like the movies and snacks"
Cons: "the delay"
Pros: "Boarding, on time departure."
Cons: "N/a"
Pros: "Smooth flight everything moved pretty timely"
Cons: "Check in was a little hectic"
Cons: "The screen just did work properly. I was unable to use it."
Pros: "Excellent service as usual. I fly only JetBlue. Seats are comfortable and spacious. Crew is kind and professional. Best snacks and drink service. They make flying more comfortable."
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Very pleasant crew Fairly comfortable seats (14E/F)"
Cons: "With delays, of course beverage service was delayed, but why couldn’t snacks be given at the same time as drinks instead of 10 minutes later? Also, there was problem with media system, and in general it seemed more dated than those on Virgin America and others."
Cons: "The flight got delayed"
Pros: "Had everything you need to keep you occupied for a long trip. Plenty ful snacks. Great service"
Cons: "None"
Cons: "Delayed for too long"
Pros: "Kindness all around from gate agent who gave us lovely seats even though my husband caught in morass of pre-holiday TSA line to flight attendant who we saw first hand give superlative care to man traveling with 2 children, one of whom had very high medical needs and required lots of accessible supplies. Comfy seats and great communication just seem to go without saying at Jet Blue."
Cons: "TSA at JFK was having a rough night"
Pros: "Price"
Cons: "No head phones."
Pros: "2.5 hours late boarding because there was no piliot or co pilot. They lied about reason blaming on grounding by san fran but then a supervisor said they were waiting for a pilot because they were taking out"
Cons: "The crew"
Pros: "More space than any other economy seat. Free movies."
Cons: "I left my new neck pillow by accident. Filed the report same night. Never saw it again."
Pros: "Crew was very friend, Erick in particular was very nice."
Cons: "Took way too long to board, because apparently we had to wait for one more flight attendant before anyone can board. Delayed our boarding and ultimately departure time as well."
Pros: "Yese"
Cons: "Everything was great"
Pros: "Free movies, on time departure, snack selection. Friendly staff"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Crew were great, boarding process was good too. Great snacks and overall a good experience."
Cons: "The plan temperature was like 85°f for the whole journey meaning you pass our, sweat, or get a headache. Also the seats were really uncomfortable."
Pros: "On time, very efficient"
Cons: "Checked bag pickup was on the opposite side of the terminal, with inadequate signage."
Pros: "Entertainment and timeliness of the departure and arrival."
Pros: "Plenty of leg room Great choice of movies Terra blue chips Crew"
Cons: "Seats are too cramp, but all airlines seem to be like this now. Food options were very limited on our flights which were a letdown. Only snacks available for 5-6 hour flights, no meals like advertised in the pamphlets."
Pros: "The good news is that the width and legroom, even for a middle seat, was better than most airlines. The bad news is that the seat was one of the most uncomfortable I have ever sat in. My partner and I both had backaches after our flight across the country."
Cons: "The uncomfortable seats."
Pros: "The single terminal that seemed only for JetBlue. The staff were friendly."
Cons: "My flight was delayed an hour and a half. The seats were uncomfortable to sleep in. Bucket seats are the norm on planes but they are so bad for the back. Even a seat that was straight up & down would be better than a back rest that has the exact opposite curves on it to totally not match the spine."
Cons: "Tv didn't work"
Pros: "Under seat outlets for the win."
Cons: "I was all good for an hour into my cross country flight when another passenger randomly took an empty seat in my row. I almost had the traveler's dream: an entire row to stretch out across!"
Pros: "On schedule"
Pros: "Not one of my good experiences with Delta. Two hours delay in the flight"
Cons: "Information on the flight delay as communication was. at least very poor. Also A 220 was ok but First Class was so so"
Cons: "Terrible delays"
Cons: "Small plane, feels cramped"
Cons: "Really packed together seats...more room. Crew spoke very loudly on plane...jarring"
Cons: "We weren't alerted there was a chance of delays. Over two hours late."
Pros: "No food, late by hour"
Pros: "Horrible delay with unruly customers on the plane. But the flight attendants did great handling them"
Cons: "sat on the tarmac for 3 hours because the pilot was late."
Pros: "the video controller in the headrest of the seat ahead of me. you could see the flight pattern, speed, temperature outside and other specs, which were interesting."
Cons: "once again, the delta crew does not maintain their planes properly. during the taxi stage to get to the airway to lift off, there was a horrendous growling sound coming from the plane............seems like their hydraulic system is not maintained very well at all and it made a howling sound throughout the plane all the way to take off! we were wondering if there was something wrong with the plane."
Pros: "The crew was communicative and courteous."
Cons: "There was a flight delay in LAX due to a maintenance issue. The captain and crew informed us before we boarded the plane which was excellent. However, they could not figure out what was wrong with the planed and delayed the boarding for another 3 hours, putting our 1900 departure time to 2100."
Pros: "The crew was great."
Cons: "The flight and crew were great. But I was not able to choose my seat because I purchased an economy flight. I was very uncomfortable. But I was luck that that people that were sitting with me were great."
Pros: "Awesome crew!"
Cons: "Faster lines at check-in. More courteous security personnel"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I came from a long trip from France, the seat I was assigned was not reclinable, close to the restroom. I was totally exhausted from the previous flight, not able to sleep at all and when I tried to stretch my legs by sitting sidewards on the aisle a crew member keep bothering me to keep my legs out"
Pros: "Choice of Entertainment was excellent"
Cons: "Bigger snacks - 2 small cookies or small pack of almonds was indigenous 2 hr flight"
Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Flight was delayed 2 hours. Even though I had carry on, they checked it and this made me waste my time at baggage claim rather than gate checking. Flight attendants were miserable. Power supply didn’t work at seats."
Pros: "Crew was so friendly!"
Cons: "Food; movie choices"
Pros: "The crew was attentive."
Cons: "Games on the tv were okay. Tetris would be a nice addition."
Pros: "It is a busy travel day and this flight was unbelievably smooth. The entire crew was competent and friendly."
Pros: "Overall service was great."
Cons: "Flight was delayed 5 hours."
Pros: "Better than average entertainment system for domestic flights."
Cons: "Boarding done against logic: my seat was in the last 5 rows of the cabin and I was scheduled to board in the final group. When I got to my seat the first 30 rows were nearly fully, but the back of the plane was half empty. The whole time the gate agent was urging passengers to move faster through the aisle, but Delta should really rethink its boarding strategy. It shouldn't take 40 minutes to board a 757."
Pros: "entertainment and leg room on regular seats"
Cons: "delay, boarding process"
Pros: "No delay and friendly crew!"
Cons: "Not much leg room and the coffee was horrific."
Pros: "Arrived safely"
Cons: "Crew arrived late from Buffalo (?!?!) so our 7:59 flight didn’t start boarding until very close to that time. That delay, as Delta well knows, dominoed into LGA’s ATC issues and resulted in an arrival at DCA well after our scheduled arrival."
Pros: "Crews were great."
Cons: "Flight delays coming and going. Happens a lot with Delta."
Pros: "Confort"
Cons: "N/A"
Pros: "Really nice staff all the way through from gate agent to flight attendants. Flight left on time and landed early. Night and day vs American"
Cons: "Nothing. Flight was perfect."
Cons: "I was in first class. Neither food option sounded appealing. Recommend keeping things a bit simpler to appeal to more people. Flight was 90 minutes later"
Pros: "It was everything you look for on a plane. Friendly crew. Lots of space. Clean. Lots of entertainment. Plenty of space for luggage."
Cons: "I loved it all."
Cons: "Flight was delayed longer than the actual flight time. Smallest plane I have ever been in in my life."
Pros: "on board entertainment options are really nice... esp to be free. real time luggage updates in early"
Cons: "like to see a bit better snacks"
Cons: "My seat was taken by another person and the crew member was not very helpful with getting the issue resolved"
Pros: "Flight was on time. Boarded quickly with no fuss."
Pros: "Being on time."
Cons: "Staff not attentive to customer needs. I asked for a blanket and the stewardess never came back to me."
Cons: "The flight left three hours late while the crew was waiting for an oxygen tank to arrive. We were boarded onto the plane after it was nearly an hour and a half late, then waited in out cramped seats for another hour and a half as we continued to wait for the same piece of equipment. At one point a Delta employee announced over the plane's PA system that we'd be getting vouchers to compensate us for this absurd delay, but there was no explanation of how to claim those vouchers."
Cons: "No meal service in first class."
Pros: "The crew on Delta create a welcome atmosphere every time I have flown with them."
Pros: "The entertainment options and noticing the little touches that Delta is making to improve the brand and experience."
Cons: "Seems like there are legacy "attitude" issues with the crew. I sat on the aisle yesterday, and SEVERAL times I was bumped, quite rudely, by passing crew. In one instance, as they passed to pick up trash, they took two of my three items. They started walking on, and I tapped them as they passed to pick up the third. She brusquely turned and said: don't touch me to get my attention. No please; quite rude, and unnecessary."
Pros: "Plane is great. Comfortable."
Cons: "The staff at the gate at LGA were not too friendly."
Pros: "The boarding was efficient"
Cons: "Three hour departure delay. No explanation given. No apology."
Cons: "Flight was delayed for very 4 hrs sat in plane for 2.5 of those. Flight was delayed dye to strike in Barcelona. But replacement plane had fueling problems delaying the flight another 2 hours"
Cons: "Our flight was originally scheduled for departure at 7:45 PM. We got an alert stating that the flight was going to be delayed but we were already almost to the airport when I received the first message on my smartphone. We received three additional alerts making our total wait time at the airport 5½ hours before we could approach the gate and board the aircraft. Seating in immediate gate area was not comfortable. Boarding was chaotic at best with very little control and guidance provided by Delta staff. The audio over the PA system was difficult to decipher much of the time. The only other available boarding status information was presented on the screens stationed near the gate and indicated PREMIUM the entire time during our boarding process and was never updated. We literally had to scramble through the crowd to get to the gate desk and get our boarding passes validated so we could board our flight with our group of passengers. Our seating on board the aircraft was thankfully good which is why I rated Comfort as Okay. We were saddled with one more delay after the flight left the gate and taxied briefly down the runway and then sat there for almost an hour. My suggestions to improve customer satisfaction based on my experience would include the following 1. Provide extended alerts for passengers travelling especially if the anticipated delay is known to the airline more than 2 hours before scheduled flight time. 2. Improve seating in the waiting areas near all Delta gates. 3. Re-orient all staff in proper boarding process and utilizing all available resources properly to provide clear and intelligible (not speeding) overhead audio messaging and current boarding status prompts on displays. 4. Maintain or replace audio equipment if necessary to help improve quality of audio messaging in all boarding areas."
Pros: "Crew was polite"
Cons: "Rocky takeoff"
Pros: "Even though we couldn't reserve our seats we where able to call and change our seats to be together. (Mom dad and 2 toddlers)"
Pros: "Friendly crew, on time"
Pros: "Everything was smooth. Short flight, but they offered us refills on drinks, which I've never experienced before. Polite staff, great flight. Thanks!"
Pros: "Delta treats diamond medallion members better than any other airlines treats their elite members"
Cons: "No in seat entertainment"
Pros: "Many passengers did not have seat assignments and we also ran out of over head storage resulting in many additional bags to be checked at the gate(mine included) but the crew and staff at the desk inside laguardia work quickly and efficiently to get everyone boarded and we ended up landing 15 minutes early."
Cons: "Seating was extremely cramped and the in flight wifi quality was poor, couldn't even watch an hour long movie (on a 2+ hour flight) because of the amount of buffering."
Pros: "No one within 6 feet of me."
Cons: "Seat was very hard and uncomfortable"
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "Free wifi, free upgrade to first class"
Pros: "The steward was super friendly."
Pros: "Nice crew. Very smooth flight."
Pros: "The crew were nice and accommodating."
Cons: "The seat was not comfortable, my back was hurting from a very short 2hr flight."
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."
Pros: "The leg room"
Cons: "No toilet paper or Kleenex on the 2nd flight with American"
Pros: "Flight attendants were friendly and thoughtful."
Cons: "Seating is too tight. Hard to believe that in 2019, major airlines still have seats without any electrical or UBS outlets for charging devices."
Pros: "service was consistent"
Cons: "Plane was unusually hot"
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: "Great flight"
Cons: "everyone was friendly"
Pros: "Took me from point a to b. Some entertainment options, nothing spectacular."
Cons: "Toilets were dirty."
Cons: "the connection time between flights was NOT adequate especially considering I had to go through customs! AA did page me and had a representative (I think his name was Brian) waiting for me to help me get to my connection. He gave me a bright red/orange tag. I still hit some barriers. I was stopped in security and my carry on was put aside to be searched. It sat and sat . I explained to the man I had to go. He said he was working alone, so I had to wait. I was ready to leave it and just run to catch the flight, but the security man said I wasn't allowed to do that. He finally called someone else to search my bag (nothing found) I did make it...barely!"
Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "no inflight entertainment no outlets"
Pros: "The entertainment selection was pretty goid"
Cons: "They made a horrible mistake by getting the bag count or weight wrong and we had to go back to the gate and it cost us 2 1/2 hours."
Cons: "Why can't the crews in in LGA communicate with the passengers during the boarding process like at other airports so that it won't be a mad mob press to get on the plane. The gate agent using the PA didn't or couldn't enunciate, and folks just 15 feet away were asking what she said."
Pros: "The boarding process was ok."
Cons: "The entertainment system failed again."
Cons: "No personal TV for entertainment"
Pros: "The boarding was done well"
Cons: "This was a 6 hour flight so American could at least have offered a better choice of in flight food purchases"
Pros: "Landed early"
Cons: "The seats were not as good as the ones on my BA flight to Heathrow and then Rome. Also, cross country flight but no in flight entertainment. Arrived early in PHL and American would not let me move up to an earlier PHL-SFO flight since it was a code share booked with BA. Should not be my fault as when booking it indicated all four of my flights were with BA. Once booked it indicated the return flights were code share with AA. American should have allowed me on the earlier flight. That would have opened a seat on the scheduled flight which had people waiting on standby."
Pros: "Smooth ride, checked in online, electronic boarding pass, going through security - a breeze. Was little apprehensive because I heard bad things about AA - my 1st experience was good."
Cons: "Seats were quite uncomfortable, there was no entertainment options, there was no way to charge any electronic devices because the plane was so old, which meant I almost wasn't able to catch a ride home after the flight. For a cross-country flight, I would expect a better experience."
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "No entertainment."
Pros: "Perfect quiet comfy flight"
Cons: "New cheap fare is honestly offensive trash."
Pros: "Boarding as quick and efficient. Staff were friendly and courteous"
Cons: "Nothing bad to comment on as the trip was a smooth trip"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flighr got delayed resting in connecting flight missing, AA didnt bother to comp the 6 hours of waiting by providing a hotel. Instead AA pretended to give a discount for a Hyatt which would end up costing 100 usd anyway, the same peice for hotels in that area anyone can fond on hotwire for 4+ hotels. Bad customer service, bad expectations management."
Pros: "Left on time Nice flight attendants Arrived early"
Cons: "Runway time in New York"
Pros: "The flight crew was great and it was a very smooth landing."
Cons: "Had to pay extra for seats so we could sit together, near the front of the plane (not really, and no bathroom nearby, very small seats with zero legroom). we were delayed twice (40m then 1h10m) then told to go to a different terminal because now our flight WAS leaving on time! so we hauled over there only to be delayed again several times. we know it was a weather thing, but just wish there was more accurate info about when we would actually take off. seats on outgoing flight from SFO to CLT were GREAT, very roomy, comfortable. Coming back- not so much."
Cons: "The plane supposedly was running out of fuel, which I've never heard of such thing. So we had to go down 20mns before reaching Charlotte to a nearby airport to get fueled up and then went back in the air. The whole ordeal made me miss my connection flight to Barcelona! And I wasn't able to get on a flight until the next day. To make matters worse I had to flight back to New York to catch the flight to Barcelona! Unbelievable. I was beyond disappointed. I chose American Airlines for a reason, a good one at that. Yet this happened."
Cons: "I didn't get ANY flight status reports until I had arrived and was at my destination for the night!! American did a fine job. I got updates TODAY on my flight and baggage claim for yesterdays flight form you!!! Your service sucked balls!!"
Pros: "Crew"
Cons: "Before I booked the flight I noticed it was only on time 53% of the time. True to that number we were delayed almost an hour before takeoff. Why schedule fights so close if almost half the time it's delayed? Something needs to change."
Pros: "Arrived early. Smooth flight."
Pros: "Speedy boarding"
Cons: "Unmotivated crew, uncomfortable seats."
Cons: "Multiple delays, ended up having to change flights, then 2nd flight was also delayed. The only silver lining was the customer service representative, I think named Sofie(?) was astoundingly wonderful and helpful."
Cons: "Sits were not comfortable."
Cons: "My flight was delayed for 3 hours and they where rude about my flight being delayed"
Pros: "The crew's response was better than expected."
Cons: "Snacks were a bit too expensive."
Cons: "The wifi prices are absolutely outrageous. In a time where hotels are giving wifi away for free bc it's baked in their pricing and costs the airline should be doing the same. It leaves a bitter taste of feeling nickel and dimed when you charge spears toy for this. Especially at $21 for a 3 hour flight. Seriously?"
Pros: "Good movie selection"
Cons: "The crew as in every AA flight could not care less about clients. Business class seats on dreamliner get shaked when adjacent passenger moves Got stolen a pen when being reviewed for liquids just before boarding"
Cons: "Entertainment was boring"
Pros: "It was exactly what I was looking for. Comfortable, easy and faster to board. I loved to be able to use the ticket on my phone as boarding pass, that made shorter the whole process."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "First of all, we got on plane on time but had to wait 1h and 15 min to take off!!!ok that's the airport!!!They didn't even welcome us in plane.No food at all!Coke in plastic cup?Just this?No smile, not a blanket even air condition so strong!!!The manager of American Airlines should try to fly with Greek companies!And I don't mean with Olympic airways in Onassis time(with Coco Chanel suits the hall crew) but I mean now, in poor Greece's Aegean air which again and again wins the price of best airliner in Europe..Service, crew, foooood!!!Polite people..Blankets!!! I feel sorry for American Airlines..Ok we landed safe..Thank God, that's something..."
Pros: "Things went ok"
Cons: "The plane was old"
Pros: "Not enough luggage space for regular number of passengers on board"
Pros: "There was no warning until departure time that flight was delayed for two hour. Some other american flights were delayed much as four hour or more."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Three separate delays before boarding (boarded three hours late), then another 45 minute delay after boarding to "recalculate" due to fuel burned while sitting at gate, then nonstop announcements and dinging for the 30 minutes during & after takeoff, no screens or outlets, old and uncomfortable seats"
Cons: "The flight was cancelled and no reason was given. I had to buy new flights on Southwest and ended up having to pay an extra $200 in order to get home for work on Monday."
Pros: "Comfortable seats. Flight left on time"
Cons: "More water, drinks. The food was absolutely horrible."
Pros: "Crew was pretty friendly"
Cons: "Food is disgusting, they should really be embarrassed to serve it to humans. Also, the seats are uncomfortable, don't don't recline enough, and don't offer enough room for normal-sized adults to sit comfortably on a 15 hour flight."
Pros: "The crew was so friendly and accommodating."
Cons: "On my San Francisco to Panama City flight my vegetarian meal was not there. It wasn't a big deal in the end because I slept through most of the flight. I do find it odd though that on all of the other legs of my trip I had my vegetarian meals."
Pros: "Timely flight. Smooth and easy check in."
Pros: "Seats were very comfortable in first class. Very happy with that experience for short haul flight. Enjoyed the service. Flight attendant checked on me multiple times and offered beverages."
Cons: "Snack/food choices."
Pros: "Safety of the flight, the route"
Cons: "The remote for the AV was so torn. I coukdnt even use it"
Pros: "Safe flight. Also, I was offered a different flight from Boise, ID, in order to make my connection in San Francisco. Thank you!"
Cons: "NA"
Cons: "Legroom, bin space, food"
Pros: "The greeting and smiles I received from the crew members as I was boarding. The plane had entertainment and alcoholic beverages."
Cons: "The only thing I can complain about is the weather causing the aircraft to shake"
Pros: "Nice, clean plane. Boarding was efficient and quick."
Cons: "Air traffic delay at FRA for almost an hour sitting in the boarded plane. Terrible food - almost threw up after the flight!"
Pros: "The flight attendants were very friendly and the food was excellent. I was provided with plenty of snacks and drinks and I felt like I never went without!"
Cons: "I could’ve used more direction once we landed on where to go and what to do."
Cons: "However flight from Athens to Munich sucked. Charged for carry on at check in , even thou others before boarding were checked there’s for free since flight was full. If that was the case I should of gotten mine free. Wish United would drop Lufthansa airlines."
Cons: "That I could only have one carry on an my purse was considered two, really and it was a small purse."
Pros: "But the amenities were terrible. I couldn’t figure out how to operate the in-seat video feature plus there was no food. Leg room was too cramped also."
Cons: "See above. Amenities were terrible as was leg and seat room."
Pros: "Everything about customer service was great, unfortunately both fights got delayed making it for an extremely long day."
Pros: "Good rate"
Cons: "Didn’t like that I had to check my own bag in and still pay a fee. If your going to charge me then your staff should check my bag. Also I’m not a heavy person i workout so my shoulders are big. Your seats are to small"
Pros: "On time, quick boarding, smooth flight"
Cons: "No issues"
Cons: "Crew was rude and seemed to be in a constant rush big lack of customer service"
Pros: "Ordered the Protein Box, it was ok.. crew members nice."
Cons: "The Smell on the flight was unacceptable, I was sitting about a couple rows across the middle bathroom, and it smelled horrible, I had never had an experience like this on any other flight, I fly United many times a year, and this had me really uncomfortable for almost 5 hours, since the flight was delayed almost 1.5 hours while we sat onboard the aircraft at the gate, that had me miss dinner plans too in San Francisco as well. I really hope they can fix that, For the good of the passengers, felt like I was going to be nauseous all the time, and I'm really not someone that complains or takes time to review badly."
Cons: "There were no tvs on the diet flight you had to use your own device. On the second flight you had to pay to watch tv. It's free to watch movies in American Airlines!"
Cons: "Plane was supposed to depart at 5:30 did not depart until around 7:20!!! Had to sit on plane for almost 2 hrs!! We were NOT OFFERED anything to drink Not even water!! Jet Blue would NEVER be neglectful, they are very service oriented. Plane was full & 2 babies on board one was fussy crying at times. It was s nightmare!! I was exhausted from traveling to NYC & Philly! & the delay & lack of service was AWFUL!! Could not watch TV, bc It either connects to phone, I could not connect it or I think you had to pay! Unheard of!!!I love to watch CNN, MSNBC & Fox it makes the time fly!! Hopefully will Never have to fly United Again"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Will NEVER fly United again. Going home to advise EVERYONE I know not to fly United. They straight suck. Starving people on long flights with hot food for a third of the plane?!?!?! Then telling me I'm wrong for expecting a meal on an almost 7 hour flight?!?!?! &, even better, the reason my son & I starved all morning, day , & evening because EVERY single flight (all 3) were late, one so much so that we almost missed the connecting flight. Wow, is all I can say. After I still have United a chance after assaulting that poor man. Beyond highly disappointed."
Cons: "The Overnight flight I had was EXTREMELY uncomfortable. Too uncomfortable to even sleep at all. The seating is so tight, I could barely move my legs when the seat in front of me was reclined (and I am tiny!) I landed after my connecting flight was already boarded, causing an employee from the airline to announce my name over the intercom on the plane and tell the passengers to "clear a lane for me." I ran with my suitcase over my head, bumping into people and making it to my next gate...where I was told there was ABSOLUTELY NO ROOM for my carry on...which was also, very tiny. I specifically did not want to check my bag because I needed to immediately hop off the plane to make it to work on time. Another customer was VERY upset about having to check his bag and was pulled aside. I finally was told I needed to check my bag at the gate to get on. So i did. As I entered the plane, about half of it was COMPLETELY empty with PLENTY of room. I was floored. About 10 minutes later, the very angry man happily entered with his carry on and stored it easily in the overhead bin. My frustration was at a peak. But I said nothing. When I arrived to Newark, I rushed to baggage claim and guess what? After 30 minutes of waiting, my bag never showed up. I had to check in with information and finally found it. But this caused to me to be late for work. I have usually had a great experience with United. But this experience has changed my mind completely and am very upset."
Pros: "I liked how quick and easy the flight was; from boarding to exiting the plane in SFO."
Cons: "The size of the plane."
Cons: "The day we were to return to San Francisco United cancelled our flight making us scramble to get another flight. Thank goodness for Alaska. They got us a return flight and went to Seattle instead of San Fransico. United and San Francisco is a joke. Never again."
Cons: "Flight got cancelled cause of issues with plane. Took over 5 hours in line to get to the counter to talk to someone. There were only 2 counter people for first 3 hours. Once at counter ther had to put us on flight for next day. (Just informed 5 min ago that flight has been delayed another day cause of plane issues.) they couldn't get us to sit together which I understand but also put me in a middle seat which I'm clostraphobic so that sucks. Told me that I can book a hotel to stay at and they would reimburse me.... eventually. Fought over that for an hour and they finally agreed to pay for Hotel. Overall the trip was great but the departure from Kauai has been real bad. Still waiting to leave the island."
Pros: "ANA operates 787s which have much nicer cabins and entertainment systems than the older 777s operated by United."
Cons: "The food on United leg is pretty bad after an ANA operated flight. I'm always going to ask for the Vegeteraierain option going forward. Why waist an animal on that feed stuff they give you to eat."
Cons: "I was refused boarding after being told I could fly. A horrible experience--rebooking for my wife and I cost us 1,000 dollars."
Pros: "United is definitely improving. The service was attentive and friendly. When I asked for PJ's, the flight attendant made a good effort to retrieve them for me. I slept through the entire flight, very rare unless the conditions were optimal for sleep."
Cons: "While this flight was fine, my flight to Taipei was riddled with poor service. A bad and forgetful flight attendant can make all the difference. As United adjusts their service to the new Polaris configuration on newer planes, conditions will hopefully improve."
Pros: "the layover waiting time was relatively fast! Also, the united airlines staff was very helpful in answering any questions I had."
Cons: "I did not like that my first plane coming out of eugen had about an hour delay and I had to rush to my second flight. If it hadn't been for me being guided and me basically running I might have missed my second flight."
Pros: "The seats were uncomfortable. The staff was cold. The food was horrible, I wasn't even able to eat some of it. The chicken was full of bones and grissle. The rest just tasted bad. Most of their planes did not have screens in the back of the seats. Instead they wanted you to watch on your personal device via their app which worked sub par. The baggage on the return flight was delayed and I almost missed my next flight even though I had a 2 hour 40 min layover. Thankfully that flight was delayed 1 hour and a half. Next time I will stick with airlines I know better. Delta, Emirates, and Qatar all offer superior service and upscale aircraft. The 2k spent was not worth what I received."
Pros: "the crew , the services ."
Cons: "They don't respect their seats . And they let seat a strong smoker on my side and his seat was begin me . 3 costumers don't seat on their own seat all mix it aaaggghhhh"
Pros: "Anytime things are new, and the basic needs are met for service, I think people will be happy. But! Timing was estimate for an 8:56 arrival and we landed at 8:30, so great timing too."
Pros: "The crew was friendly"
Cons: "The a/c on the plain was not very cold and it needs to blow more air"
Cons: "TINY seats! I'm 5'11 and I had a hard time being comfortable and I find it incredibly unfair to have to now pay more for the exit row??? The person in front kicks back their seat and suddenly the TV screen on the back of the seat is in my lap"
Cons: "An old plane with only public TV. American crew is not too pleasant compared to the English crew on our other flight"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Entertainment from the 80s. Meaning one TV screen on ceiling. Violent entertainment for kids Uncomfortable seating. No power outlets and very old plane. Reminded me of traveling back in the 80s Adding all this to an 11 hours flight makes it a very undesirable flight. I understand this was a Lufthansa flight operated by United Airlines."
Cons: "Were held up by TSA in San Francisco because we were not given receipt for our dog who traveled with us. (We had a 2 hour layover in SF and took dog outside the security area for relief). Then the ticket counter in SF was understaffed and it took a long time to get the receipt printed (Once at the counter the agent was very helpful, efficient and quick). Should have a pet area inside the security of airports, like Palm Springs does."
Pros: "Flight Attendants were nice."
Cons: "The flight was expensive and they wouldn't let us or anyone place carry ons in the over head bin. It was an expensive ticket and didn't include checked bags ($25 more). Carry-ons wound up being "stowed". It would have been nice to know before I bought the tickets that I needed a smaller carry on."
Pros: "We were upgraded to first class on our connecting flight and my husband and i sat together. That made up for the first flight, because our seating separated us three, which I didn't like."
Cons: "Delayed flight to Denver and our seats were not together."
Cons: "Had to sprint through the airport to make a connection because the flight was delayed and then went to a gate in the international terminal which was far across the airport from my connection."
Cons: "Purchased tickets 4 months before this flight for a departure time of 6:05pm. Tried to check in and check baggage at 9:30am but was turned away saying I could only check in 3 hrs prior to my flight. Came back at 3:00pm to check-in and they could not find my information. An hour later they find out that they cancelled the flight and moved my departure time to 8:25am for that day. They say they emailed 3 times in May but I never got it (I'm a bit crazy about my email staying clean) so they say it might have went in to my spam folder due to they types of emails they send to customers. They only kept repeating that they notified me so there is nothing they could do. I ended up going to Air Canada to get a flight to PHX the next day. No apology, no help, no hotel for the night...Terrible experience by United. They gave me a customer relations group contact information to follow up with for complaint but since they sent me the 3 emails in May about the change, they have no liability to fix the situation."
Pros: "We ended up getting a free bag check because the flight was full."
Cons: "One free bag check not included. Both legs of our flight were delayed. Even though I had brought an iPad, I couldn't figure out the entertainment system and couldn't download the entertainment app from the Apple app store (I couldn't get the store to open on the onboard wireless system to download the app)."
Pros: "Even though the flight was delayed on departure, it did not cause a delayed arrival. The crew was professional and courteous."
Cons: "There was very little legroom in economy seating. My knees touched the back of the next row making a very uncomfortable 5 1/2 hours. I think it is ridiculous to have to pay additional fee (up to $99) for extra legroom. I think it is called "premier economy" seating."
Cons: "The person next to me was very large. Large enough that they should have paid for two seats. You never would have known there was supposed to be an armrest between us. He was big enough that he pre- boarded with people with disabilities and had the armrest folded up when I sat. He spilled over on to my side and had some of his weight on me. I was pushed out into the isle enough that the attendant rammed my knee with her cart. I was keeled over the isle armrest I develope shoulder and back pain."
Cons: "Old plane - no build in screen/entertainment system! Only access would have been thru WiFi, but servers were down pretty much all the time. Most movies would have required a specific app, which was also not accessible."
Pros: "Flight was nice, clean and crew was friendly."
Cons: "Food was pathetic, entertainment system was old, no independent entertainment system on board, aircraft looked outdated."
Pros: "The staff"
Cons: "Four hour delay to leave SF"
Pros: "Pilot was wonderful and did a fabulous job landing in the windy conditions."
Cons: "The flight attendant was dismissive and rude. The united terminal at DFW was terrible. Dirty, old and just plain disgusting. Craft was a bit run down and dirty as well"
Pros: "I liked that 1 out of our four flights had more room & personal tvs."
Cons: "I did not like the fact that out of our four flights three were not too comfortable... & no tvs on three out of four"

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