Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Newark to Ecuador
|August||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 6% drop in price.|
|December||Most popular time to fly with an average 16% increase in price.|
Average price round-trip
|$904||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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Good deal one-way
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 11h 30m
The cheapest ticket to Ecuador from Newark found in the last 72 hours was $103 one-way, and $157 round-trip. The most popular route is from Newark to Guayaquil Jose Joaquin de Olmedo, and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $54.
Flights to Ecuador have now resumed.
Special 'travel corridors' exist for tourists visiting the Galapagos. Foreigners wishing to enter the islands must present a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test for COVID-19, taken 96 hours prior to the date of departure to Ecuador. On arrival in Ecuador, tourists may be requested to take another PCR test, at their own expense. Tourists must also present a return flight and a safe passage document (‘salvoconducto’) issued by the Ministry of Tourism to be exempt from doing 14 days of self-isolation on the islands. The tour operators or hotels are responsible for arranging this safe passage document on behalf of tourists, given that visitors are required to have previous contracted travel and accommodation arrangements. The Galapagos Transit Control Card, will need to be filled out online at least 24 hours before the flight. On arrival in Ecuador you will be required to fill in a Health Status Declaration, including a local address.
Travelers must present a completed Health Form and a completed Immigration form as well as a negative PCR test for COVID-19 issued within 10 days before arrival. Travelers without a qualifying test result will be tested upon arrival.
Arriving travelers with a valid test certificate no longer need to enter quarantine unless they present symptoms of coronavirus. Those without one will be tested and sent to quarantine while awaiting results and until receiving a negative testing result. More information is available here.
There are currently 13,529 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in EC and 13,371 deaths as of Nov 29 2020
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Crew was great Food was fantastic Plane was new"
Cons: "Every thing was perfect"
Pros: "The crew was great and the seats went very far back"
Pros: "Delayed for more than half hour"
Cons: "More aircraft"
Pros: "Boarding was fast and we left on time"
Cons: "There was no sign or indication at the gate the we were at the right place. The screens in the terminal also didn't say anything about it."
Cons: "Please the bags are broken you should try to take them gently"
Pros: "Check in crew"
Cons: "Be on time"
Pros: "Was the seat super!"
Cons: "If there is a delay don’t schedule new flight at midnight ,"
Cons: "Avianca revised my itinerary 7 times while I was trying to enjoy my vacation generating severe stress to the point where I could not sleep or eat properly. I spent over 150mins of my once in a lifetime Galápagos vacation dealing w/ Avianca’s useless customer service over the phone trying to resolve"
Cons: "Didn’t like they messed up our sitting and wanted my kids to sit on their own when they are to small For that"
Cons: "Nothing everything was ok"
Pros: "It took off on time"
Cons: "It was pretty bumpy and no drinks or anything were served"
Pros: "The crew was amazing"
Cons: "The food wasn't good"
Pros: "The crew was just fine excellent service they always on time"
Cons: "Maybe to be a little more friendly"
Pros: "yes, it was amazing"
Cons: "nothing, everything was excellent"
Pros: "Couldn’t make it due to bronchitis and a leg injury and Avianca denied any type of refund, I lost $585 dollars due to being sick and Avianca not being understanding and having any type of flexibility"
Cons: "Better refund policy for emergency and medical situations, better customer service"
Pros: "Food was good"
Cons: "Trip is long"
Cons: "They lost my luggage"
Pros: "Buisenss class cabin service"
Cons: "All was great nothing wrong at all."
Pros: "Not good"
Cons: "First flight delayed, which meant I missed the second flight. What should have been a 6 hour trip became 22 hours. After rescheduling first flight and getting to MIA at 2330, I learned my flight for 0455 was cancelled, which meant my bag that was en route was cancelled. Customer service via phone is completely useless (after a 30 minute wait time). They put me in a hotel and told me to get my bag in the morning when getting on my next flight to GUA. Got there @ 1000 and the avianca baggage office AND the ticketing counter aren’t staffed until 1130 am!!!!! Had to leave the country having no idea where my bag was, now stuck in GUA without it. I’m beyond exhausted and will NEVER AGAIN do business with avianca under ANY CIRCUMSTANCE. Terrible doesn’t begin to describe it."
Pros: "good attention from the crew"
Cons: "Customer service wasn’t good. Didn’t try to help but instead behaved like didn’t matter to them. Delayed!"
Pros: "Crew attention in flight"
Cons: "Food, the crew couldn’t guide me correctly and told me to pick up my baggage in Guayaquil and I had to pick it up in Quito, they lied to me for the second time"
Cons: "The flight was delayed, and don’t want to travel with avianca any more, all the time it’s the same with avianca domestic flights, to many hours waiting"
Pros: "On time schedule"
Pros: "The staff friendliness, professionalism, and the overall quality were impressive."
Cons: "Loved the overall experience. I’ve been in many other airlines and the level of professionalism on this flight surpasses the current popular airlines."
Pros: "Food, entertainment"
Cons: "The crew was absolutely horrible, both on ground and on board, they had no clue was customer service is, very unexpected from a big company like this..."
Cons: "Food, no good"
Pros: "Nice fly ...no turbulence and good service!"
Cons: "There was half an hour delay leaving the USA"
Pros: "Very friendly service and they treat you like a guest"
Cons: "More vegetarian or at least healthier meal options"
Pros: "This was simple domestic flight, but the service was good and the flight attendants very conscientious. I would definitely fly Aviance again.Nothng"
Pros: "In seat entertainment. Staff was lovely and helpful. Ease of checking me in when my flight was delayed."
Cons: "Food was not good."
Pros: "i had no problems whatsoever"
Pros: "Excellent service"
Cons: "Food quality"
Pros: "El vuelo fue muy relajado, muy tranquilo, eso habla de buenos pilotos."
Pros: "Checkin was slow and Kate but after that the service, airplane condition, schedule, and baggage handling was excellent"
Cons: "The website is almost unusable. Tried to find how to check seat assignments, info on airports etc and it was really bad. Not up to the level of USA carriers and not up to the level of the service Aviance provided."
Cons: "Plane was delayed due to late arrival. Concerned I wpuld miss connectig flight. Considering not flying Avianca in tbe future."
Pros: "They were all very nice and helpful. We received two meals and snacks. I had a blanket and pillow. Couldn't complain."
Cons: "I had requested the wheel chair service due to my bad knee. When it came to boarding everything was great but when I got off the plane, no one brought the wheel chair. I ended up having to walk and hurt my knee further. They were suppose to help with my bags but I guess that's only in the USA"
Pros: "On time quick"
Pros: "Salimos a tiempo Avión moderno"
Cons: "Falto amabilidad por parte de la tripulación"
Pros: "No hassle and they gave a mini sandwich"
Pros: "It was really good service and on time"
Pros: "The seats are very comfortable. The staff was helpful from the ticket counter to disbarkment."
Pros: "Pasta plate was delicious"
Cons: "Flight delayed an hour Crew Service: 1) Asked for pillow twice and they told me to go find a chair with an empty one 2) Asked crew for a glass of wine and she told me that next time that I go to restroom I can ask for one Upon arrival there was no gate ready so we had to wait longer to get shuttled to Tom Bradley Terminal and there was no communication of this Terminal change (from 2 to Tom Bradley)"
Cons: "The other passengers..lol"
Cons: "everything!!! Period. They do not know how to treat customers. Rude and Missed my flight because they put someone else in my seat and I had to stay over at the airport, and PAY extra to reschedule for the next flight"
Pros: "The service"
Pros: "Packed flight. Ground crew did best to minimize carryon luggage. Flight crew were accommodating and cheerful despite almost 1H delay in departure."
Cons: "Pilot had no control over turbulence during last 3H of flight. He did his best to minimize but still a jittery"
Cons: "They were delayed. They wouldn't let us keep our checked sized bags which slowed us down even more. Our next flight left without us while we were waiting for a gate to open so we could get off the plane. There were no more flights so we had to fly to an alternate city and rent a car to get home."
Cons: "An officious crew who said they had a 'seat belt detector' to tell if people's seatbelts were fastened. A late flight... with lies about the reason for the delay."
Pros: "Very smooth flight. On time take off and landing. Excellent in flight entertainment. Great crew."
Cons: "Issues with connecting flights so had to sit in different place, seat was broken"
Pros: "Flight attendants were great! We had rough weather for the entire flight, and they handled everything great"
Pros: "Yeah...spacious leg rooms."
Cons: "Too bumpy landing at Jackson."
Pros: "Amazing crew & comfortable seats."
Pros: "Crew was excellent, pilots informative, and a very smooth and on time departure and arrival!"
Cons: "Sitting in the last row where my seat didn’t recline and it was loud and no window. It was claustrophobic!"
Cons: "To many screaming kids"
Cons: "Nothing worked. Charging station. Tv. They charge for everything. Customer service is poor. I get Way more for my money flying a budget airline!"
Pros: "Boarding was quick Flight experience was good"
Cons: "Leg space was less Take off got delayed"
Pros: "Landed safely."
Cons: "Late departure. Almost missed connection. Even though we planned a decent amount of time between flights. Always something causing delays when we leave from Newark."
Pros: "Cheap price"
Cons: "no vegetarian food in flight, the layover for connecting flight was not sufficient,"
Cons: "Boarding issues cause delay after plane had to be replaced People were double booked Then land awaited on tarmac because of no ground crew Caused me to miss my next flight"
Pros: "Air crew was excellent"
Cons: "Our flight was changed/delayed because of smoke detector problems!! We lost a whole day on the trip and we are very upset"
Pros: "Couldn't recline as I was in the emergency exit row but I had some extra room with no seat next to me so that was nice"
Cons: "Couldn't recline in my emergency exit row"
Pros: "I've always wanted to go to all five Manhattan boroughs in one day. Thanks to Delta, that happened."
Cons: "The plane broke down as we were about to take off. Delta rebooked everyone on to new flights because it was pretty obvious that plane was not going to be fixed in time. The crew did their best given the situation. The situation was absolute bs though - we had to take a cab to JFK for our new flight and do the whole security thing again and all that annoying stuff. Thanks for wasting 8 hours of my life, Delta."
Pros: "Flight was on time, crew was friendly, plane was clean, and boarding was painless and efficient. Food was served which was a huge plus. I appreciate having a choice of almonds for a snack."
Pros: "Flight team were wonderful!"
Pros: "Good friendly staff. Delta Studios is neat."
Cons: "Small plane , last minute seat change, half hour delay"
Cons: "the short connection screwed me"
Pros: "Was initially hoping to fly a US airline but will now look for Aeromexico first. Exceeded my expectations!"
Cons: "The layover in Mexico City was a bit long and the airport was not so great"
Pros: "The boarding didn’t take long at all. The staff and crew were very pleasant and polite. Everything was done in a timely manner."
Cons: "Well you get what you pay for so I’m not really complaining here. The economy seating was a bit cramped. I’m 6 foot and it was not comfortable for me. I can only imagine how it eould be for people taller and bigger than me. Flight was too short for meas. Snacks were good though."
Cons: "No check in to Minsk from Paris"
Pros: "I liked the plane being on time & a smooth flight. The crew was great too."
Pros: "I flew with Delta"
Cons: "Your information was Aeroméxico"
Pros: "once we left Ewr everything went smooth"
Cons: "Late taking off. had to hurry to catch final leg"
Pros: "There were no problems at all, the only thing some times the entertainment would go out or slow, nothing else."
Pros: "The crew was great, boarding and exit went smoothly."
Cons: "Seats are tight, not very roomy, I'm 6' tall and my knees were in the seat in front of me. The delta studio entertainment app didn't work, couldn't use the internet at all."
Pros: "I liked: After check-in, I was given luggage sticker and told that luggage will be collected in Hyderabad which is my last destination, same was printed the sticker."
Cons: "I didn't like: While transition from Mumbai to Hyderabad, i was told to collect the luggage in Mumbai and check-in again which made so worried and confused."
Cons: "Flight was delayed an hour"
Cons: "Super small plane"
Pros: "The flight was quick, safe, and the crew was courteous and attentive."
Pros: "Both flights landed early. Flight attendants were excellent and very helpful."
Cons: "Small plane to Minneapolis with one bathroom and the flight to sna didn't have my request for a gluten free meal."
Cons: "The delay on the runway"
Pros: "There were pretzels. Wifi but I brought my own entertainment."
Pros: "Crew was very friendly. Embarked and disembarked quickly. Flight arrived early"
Pros: "After 4 delayed and missed flights they did put me in a motel"
Cons: "Trying to make arrangements and being on hold for 30 to 53 minutes several times all while trying to second guess flights. Not being allowed on a flight after being bumped several times because only 1st class seats were available . Sprinting through the airport with all luggage only to be told I couldon't not board even though the flight did not leave for 5 more minutes"
Cons: "Everything was great"
Cons: "Flight was delayed indefinitely. Delta supposedly booked me on united flight but made an error."
Pros: "First class stewardess was excellent."
Pros: "The airplane"
Cons: "Poor food"
Pros: "Just not enough room to accommodate that many people for such a long flight. And felt neglected and grouchy by the end of the trip."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Delta cancelled direct flight and we ended up standby on two flights, getting into NYC much later. Not nice."
Cons: "Boarding process"
Pros: "Excelente service both of my flights departed on time and arrived early to the destination!! For basic economy there was great seat space, entertainment and multiple meals for 4+ hr flight with alcohol included!! Will be flying with Copa again!"
Cons: "The seats were fabric instead of pleather."
Cons: "Que respeten los horarios de vuelos."
Pros: "Crew was very nice and helpful. No complaints or issues."
Cons: "The only thing I didn’t like was the Panama City airport. Nothing wrong with the airliner."
Cons: "Checking in was very slow - food should improve vastly !"
Pros: "The crew was great!"
Pros: "Loved sitting in the first row in economy and in the emergency exit row too - lots more leg room."
Cons: "Wider seats in economy would be nice"
Cons: "Food, entertainment and waiting time"
Cons: "There were no vegetarian lunch options."
Pros: "It was a nice and short flight. The food given to us was quite good, even though it was shorter than 2 hours."
Pros: "Nothing! Flight left late from SFO!!! And your same company, as in Copa Air, left early from panama to Barranquilla!!!"
Cons: "Nothing! Flight left late from SFO!!! And your same company, as in Copa Air, left early from panama to Barranquilla!!!"
Pros: "Crew on copa was wonderful!"
Cons: "So hot in the plane as we sat on the plane waiting to go I was actually getting sick!"
Cons: "Did not receive any service"
Pros: "The flight was only an hour and a half yet we weee given a hot meal, a snack, and complimentary (alcoholic) beverages. Boarding was organized and timely, the crew was friendly. Couldn’t have asked for more. Smoothest flight experience I’ve had in a while."
Pros: "Nice wide seat."
Cons: "Seats didn’t recline much at all. Food only so so."
Pros: "It was non stop"
Cons: "The plane was freezing and when I asked the attendant for a blanket she said they were all out"
Pros: "First time on this airline. Friendly crew and good entertainment for a long flight."
Cons: "Did not happen, forces to spend the night in Panamá due to airline miss-management and miss-planing. Ruined my trip!!"
Cons: "Flight was diverted to Guayaquil. Missed my connection to Manta."
Pros: "I like that international flights serve food, drink and have entertainment in the main cabin making domestic companies appear stingy. The flight attendants were wonderful, as always"
Cons: "Pretty sure they got the cheap Boeing seats, they seemed smaller than average. Also baggage claim took FOREVER (I exaggerate), but it was better than last time I flew Copa where my bag arrived on the flight AFTER mine."
Pros: "Excellent and friendly service, comfortable flight, efficient check in, baggage delivered in less than 15 minutes after landing"
Cons: "Everything was good. I don't have any suggestions for improvements."
Pros: "I slept through the entire trip."
Pros: "Even on this short flight, a snack was offered. Flight was smooth and on time."
Cons: "If I have to name something, it was a less new plane without personal entertainment systems."
Cons: "Didn't allow me to board since less than 1 hour before flight (due to late connection on other carrier). Tried to gouge me for another $1500 to catch next flight. Awful customer service. Buy travel insurance if using copa! Expensive lesson"
Cons: "atención de azafatas no fue amable para vuelos de larga duración debería instalarse mas TV"
Pros: "Love the fast flight"
Cons: "Did not catch connecting flight because first flight was canceled"
Cons: "They weren't able to get my traveling companion and I seats next to each other."
Pros: "Stores in Panama"
Cons: "When you get into Panama in the airport they control people in a rude way. (specially when we were from Panama to the USA. They make questions and review the luggage not friendly."
Cons: "My pc was reseted twice and didn’t work properly. Copa employee didn’t aske me, he just told me only rice with meat. We don’t have more pasta!!! Really bad trip overall"
Pros: "For the price, it was an incredible deal. Not fancy but kind flight attendants, standard economy class (meaning, as bad as all the others for space, definitely not the worst Ive flown, much better than cheap european airlines), had an on time connection in Panama... I would definitely fly again. I speak Spanish but all Copa staff speak English, so it was really easy."
Cons: "They do not have a way to order vegetarian food on their website so I did not eat on either flight, which was really frustrating."
Pros: "Smooth trip no delays of any kind. The airlines used a newer plane and each seat had its only tv for watching your own movie or play some games, that will always be a big plus for me. Also they provided snacks and drinks"
Pros: "The crew and staff were wonderful and professional"
Pros: "Nothing. Even when it's the cheapest flight, th insignificant price difference vs. other airlines doesn't compensate the awful experience"
Cons: "The treatment of the crew was unrespectul. The food is extremely bad. The airplane and seats were uncomfortable."
Pros: "Personal y abordaje"
Cons: "Asientos incómodos comida mala entretenimiento malo"
Pros: "After I missed my flight I was greatly helped by a transfer agent named, Ana Raquel. She did everything she could to help me as they arranged to get me on the next flight and as I waited and boarded. The other agent serving at that same desk also helped. I am sorry I did not get her name. No one could have been nicer than Ana was to me."
Cons: "When I arrived in Panama my boarding pass said the flight from Panama to Quito was leaving from Gate 20. I checked with the departure information and did not see Quito on the list. I made the mistake of not checking the time. And therefore waited and waited at gate 20 for the flight to Panama which by that time I had missed. And saw later that the gate had been changed at the last to Gate 24. I thought it would have been nice if Copa could have posted the change at Gate 20 . I would not have missed the flight."
Pros: "The flight attendants were courteous and professional. I have always loved flying on Copa."
Pros: "I love that food was included in our ticket price!"
Cons: "No announcements when boarding. The speaker system was not used once"
Cons: "We flew from Quito to Cuenca, Ecuador and after circling the city several times the pilot announced we were going back to Quito in order to deal with an equipment issue. I appreciate the move from a safety standpoint, the passengers were given no information about WHY we were going back or how long it would take."
Pros: "Todo estuvo perfecto !"
Pros: "Great food, great crew assistant"
Pros: "After snow delayed departure from Newark, we have made it as far as Panama City, Panama. Our bags, apparently, are in Quito, Equador! Such fun!"
Cons: "Overbooking, they also left my baggage and it´s lost until now!"
Pros: "At take off the plain a bird hit the wing. Crew gave feedback on what they knew. They remain calmed and try to share that feelings of everything will be alright."
Cons: "It took too long to get the flight changes. Staff was taking names of volunteers that wanted to stay, and for those who wanted to leave in the next flight. This could be more efficient by making groups--depending on the options. And try to keep more staff in the floor to help the passengers to direct them in the right option. We had only four people trying to do all."
Cons: "My baggage did not arrive in Quito until 2.5 days later. Apparently it did not leave Panama with my flight."
Pros: "Flight left on time. Pilot had a sense of humor."
Cons: "Entertainment seemed canned"
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."
Cons: "Flight crew was an hour late to the flight, whereas customers were waiting for far longer than that."
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."
Cons: "Left Newark 2 hours late which mean missing connections in Chicago by 20 minutes. From that point on American was inept in getting me to MSP."
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: "Staff very professional, everything else went as planned. That's all one needs."
Cons: "We had a hard time hearing (clarity of speech) announcements over the intercom at the gate & on the plains (specially when the captain spoke). Nothing life threatening, but wouldn't want to miss something important."
Cons: "Plane was hot, dinner was a sandwich that was still frozen and the attendants weren’t friendly."
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: "The flight was smooth sailing from the beginning to the end and the meal service was good."
Cons: "A little bit of turbulence during the final descent into the airport made it a bit uncomfortable."
Pros: "Smooth flying and lots of respects to the pilots for their dedicated work. The entertainment really works very well."
Cons: "Poor Service. The service of drinks is done very poorly. Really concerned with the attitude. Never need those complimentary drinks."
Pros: "Got me to where I'm going safely. Crew was nice."
Cons: "Flying is painful"
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"
Pros: "I liked that you could watch TV and movies from your personal device without a charge."
Cons: "That the flight was delayed."
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: "The flight arrived early which was nice. But that's the only good thing about this flight."
Cons: "From checking my bag to leaving the plane in Dallas, I felt like AA employees thought passengers were just in the way. It was almost as if the flight attendants were traveling to Dallas and they happened to have to take care of passengers along the way. There were very few smiles, hellos, or how can I help you. It was almost always and grunt and what do you want? The personal device entertainment was very buggy. the movie I tried to watch kept skipping, like on old scratched CD."
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: "Stewardesses tried to make up for disastrous management mistakes. One customer service rep was helpful when Kiosk refused to give me boarding pass or seat assignment or pay for baggage check--ALL USING MY AMERICAN AIRLINES ADVANTAGE MASTERCARD!"
Cons: "Change of airports from EWR-Oak to JFK/SFO after I had printed boarding passes. Got call from AA but when I picked up, no one was on the line. Equipment prob, they said. I think it was two half full planes and they screwed the EWR passengers. Manhattan was in gridlock because of UN session. I discovered change when I arrived to check luggage curbside at EWR. 3 hours of stop and go traffic to get there. See other box re kiosk problems. Boarding pass didn't have my TSA FTN so had to go back. Could not check luggage curbside. Got seat in last row when I noticed boarding pass had no seat assignment. They lost my luggage at SFO. There's more, but..."
Pros: "I liked the seating on the first part of the flight and the snacks"
Cons: "The exit row seats were very confining g..way to narrow due to type of seat used..had the tray in the arm"
Cons: "Boarding, food"
Pros: "On time"
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"
Pros: "i was delayed first for 2 and a half hours in newark which changed to 4 hours and were told because of refueling. which made me miss my connecting flight in phoenix. then the new flight i was put on in phoenix i was rushed onto the plane only to sit and wait on it for another 2 hour before taking off. terrible experience"
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!"
Cons: "The boarding calls seem excessive. So many specialty groups! Military in uniforms, people with this or that credit card, people in this or that club."
Cons: "The airline was rude and unaccommodating. They refused to let me get on a flight that was not leaving for 45 minutes. Then they try to tell me that I had to wait in the airport for five hours to get another flight. I booked passage with JetBlue"
Pros: "Friendly Flight Crew, Smooth take off and landing :) Arrived on Time."
Pros: "Everything went smoothly, professional crew onboard and will continue to fly AA"
Cons: "No complaints here, very satisfied with the flight, wifi on board if possible but it's not big problem"
Pros: "In Charlotte our flight was cancelled, this was only the second leg of a 4 leg trip, the agents were extremely helpful and were able to get us on the flight to Miami that got us there in time to catch our last let to Guatemala. If we had missed that flight or had not been given another connection we would have missed our group's departure in Guatemala. Thank you American ."
Pros: "Delayed flight by several hours for no apparent reason and then finally a cancellation. Later told there was no room on another flight for me to CLEARLY see room on another flight for purchase on the website. Second leg was extremely cold and asked attendent for a blanket only to be told no, there arent any when there were clearly unused blankets in first class."
Cons: "Worse airline ever."
Pros: "Classic nightmare flight with extra late baggage, not flying american again"
Cons: "Boarding at Newark was extremely slow and inefficient. Luggage retrieval at MIA was awful and it took 85 minutes"
Cons: "Por culpa de que atrasaron el vuelo en newark perdi el pasage de miami a santo domingo y me estube que quedar en el aeropuerto sin dormir asta que dieran las dose del medio dia del otro dia american aieline no sirve como para viajar ya que como fue culpa de ellos por lo menos me ubiesen buscado un hotel barato para descansar no dejarme tirado como perro en el suelo durmiendo y sin comer bocado alguno"
Pros: "Fast loading and effect attendant"
Pros: "The entire experience at Newark was dreadful although the actual flight was fine."
Cons: "I was given misinformation about which gate I was supposed to be at and when I eventually got to the proper gate, the plane had left early. The United people that I spoke to in the terminal were very rude and disrespectful. The one woman that I spoke to was extremely nasty to me and it seemed like she was under the influence of something. This experience was totally unacceptable . Not everyone is comfortable flying, especially if they have not flown much. Airport personnel should take that into better consideration . Instead of flying next time, I probably should take the train!"
Pros: "Fast and easy boarding"
Cons: "No tv, no , no magazines"
Pros: "Everything on Kayak was fast and simple!:)"
Cons: "i booked my flight on Kayak and immediately been cancelled dunno why"
Cons: "Boarding was unnecessarily disorganized. Boarding announcement didn't specify which flight. Use of group lines was not explained ahead of actual boarding. Employees did not always use microphone to explain boarding. Very noisy group of travelers on board on night flight. Bathroom sink area too small."
Pros: "Staff were lovely"
Cons: "Food was Terrible, couldn't eat the veg option and the TVs kept freezing"
Pros: "We had nice flight even so the airplain was full."
Cons: "Not quite.little bit noisy."
Cons: "The boarding was horrible. First it started 30 min late. Then we spent 30 min more because a technician was trying to fix one cabinet."
Pros: "It was nice. We were able to watch TV which made it go by quickly. Everyone was very pleasant."
Cons: "Delayed flight, but not to long"
Cons: "The wi fi should be free of charge"
Cons: "we have been sitting in the cabin for over an hour while they have feuled the plain as they forgot to complete it"
Pros: "Everything was perfect, the crew was fantastic"
Cons: "Maybe a bit of food."
Pros: "Got upgraded to Economy Plus ... how nice to have some extra legroom on a long flight! LOTS of movie options for the 6 hour flight."
Pros: "Formallyncorrect behavior by crew"
Cons: "Very little understanding, empathy for exhausted and very thirsty passengers after significant delay. Water, refreshments served very late after take off. Crew just doesnt care, they do their work, that's it."
Pros: "flight is OK + in business class"
Cons: "terrible delay..."
Cons: "Crew members were not helpful."
Pros: "Crew professional"
Cons: "Unhappy that my luggage didn't make it"
Cons: "Grant flight , i flew with my daughter in business class the service was very good , food was great , missed watching direct tv as the Olympic Games was going on , but over top notch"
Cons: "Cancelled and rebooked on a different airline with a long layover."
Cons: "Most uncomfortable seats I've ever sat in."
Cons: "Everything was fine"
Cons: "There was a delay of 2 hours and 15 minutes that cause me to lose my bus and forced me to wait in the airport for 6 hours. Very bad experience"
Cons: "leg room and cabin temp was too high"
Pros: "11 hour delay announced iteratively in two hour increments. Worst flying experience to date. I may no longer fly united as a result."
Cons: "The 11 hour delay preceding my 14 hour flight."
Cons: "Ana flight attendants are the best!!! Excellent service cheeers"
Pros: "Economy plus room"
Cons: "The flight was not Swiss as I booked it. It was operated by United. It was over 45 minutes late boarding and over 2 hours late leaving. Tone of people were checking in at the gate and thus didn't pay extra for economy plus. There were loud and inappropriate passengers and the flight crew didn't do anything about them. I will avoid United at all costs the next time I travel...truly."
Pros: "There were empty seats and the very polite flight attendant offered for me to move without me having to ask."
Cons: "I arrived at my final destination and walked to baggage claim. I was just standing there waiting when a young girl walked by me in a uniform and said rudely and almost annoyed, "do you have a question". I replied that I was waiting on my bag. She then said these are it and I said so my bag has been lost? Without any empathy AT ALL she again, rudely and now most definitely annoyed said Do you have your bag tag? I said yes and she proceeded to walk away to a corner office. I assumed I was to follow. She took my tag, no communication at all from her, I said what are you doing and she replied I have to file a claim. She then proceeded to tell me that Newark Airport was horrible and never travel through there if I know what's good for me. This was extremely unprofessional. I was simply wanting some guidance from her on what to expect etc. I had to ask her what my next steps were. She handed me a flyer and said if I had any questions to call baggage information listed on the pamphlet. I left. The next day at about 1 p.m. I called the number and the update said my bag had left the airport and was out for delivery. Keep in mind that I had to work the next day after the airline losing my bag and had to purchase shower items etc due to them being in my lost bag. Portland jetport and my home address is less than 40 minutes apart, yet my bag did not arrive at my home until 8:30 p.m. and I'm also not confident it would have ever arrived because I called around 7 p.m. and spoke with someone who called the delivery service to ask their ETA. I paid $25 to check my bag and yet it was lost. What did I pay for?! If I can help it, I will NEVER fly United again and I'll be certain to tell everyone I know about my experience with this airline."
Pros: "Crew was honest. Provided ice water."
Cons: "Prop plane didn't have air conditioning (flight 4989) thank God it was only 45 minutes and FA provided ice water."
Cons: "The plane was so damn HOT inside. Then we sat on the tarmac for 40mins, while being cramped inside with no word from the flight crew, on why we were not taking off. Worst and most uncomfortable flight in years for me and the rest of us suffering passengers on board.... Horrible Horrible Flight"
Pros: "The staff was very friendly and helpful."
Cons: "The food was OK, the entertainment was left to be desired. The comfort was just ok, but to be expected"
Cons: "I purchased a direct flight and was not told the flight was cancelled until I arrived. I was put on two transfers and arrived to my destination 10 hours later than planned. I want my money back."
Pros: "We were definitely on an older plane. It didn't seem like a plane usually used for international based on the chair back pocket but I don't know. I'm sure it will be retired soon."
Cons: "We were definitely on an older plane. It didn't seem like a plane usually used for international based on the chair back pocket but I don't know. I'm sure it will be retired soon."
Pros: "Leg room"
Cons: "Terrible food"
Cons: "How about getting friendlier staff. The male flight attendants were insanely rude."
Pros: "I liked the fact that I got to Dominican Republic on time."
Cons: "However the crew was horrible; there was no food provided. (Crackers j don't call food)."
Pros: "The plane and crew functioned well. From a purely technical stand-point the flight was a success, though it was delayed at Newark because the maintenance dept. took a good half hour to 45 minutes in transmitting its clearance to the captain."
Cons: "A lot of people of all ages, shapes, sizes, and dispositions were crammed into a comparatively small space. It was close and stuffy, very little space to stretch or move about when that was allowed. I'm not tall, but in terms of body mass I'm thicker and wider than many folks, but not obese, and my body thermostat tends to run on the warm side. So the flight was a bit of a physical and mental ordeal for me. The entertainment might have been great had my headphone port been operational. A previous passenger broke off the plug in the hole and the flight staff didn't have a pair of pliers on board to pull it out. Consequently, I was unable to listen to the media in-flight. Also, I couldn't recline my seat because the fussy older woman who sat behind me complained when I did, which made it difficult to snooze."
Pros: "They let us know ahead of time so we could arrive later to the airport, and did not have to wait in the airport."
Cons: "- They were very strict about carry-on luggage size, and insisted even after the flight being 3 hours late. My carry-on fit into their overhead compartment just fine. - No food was offered during the 6 hours flight. - Chairs in coach are uncomfortable for long flights (same as some other airlines I've flown with). Feet or head rest could be nice additions that don't require much additional space per passenger."
Cons: "Seats are a bit cramped"
Cons: "Very stressful experience at counter check in. Airline representative didn't know the difference between the expiry date of a visa and that of my passport.. he just ran away with the passport to check and didn't get convinced and it took him long to return, with me just waiting and knowing nothing about where he went. Only the passport needs to be valid for three months after returning from the trip. Not the visa. He should know that. I got my boarding pass at the end, and he didn't apologize for the inconvenience or anything."
Pros: "Nothing. I did not know it was code-shared by United, otherwise I would never take a United flight. This is the second terrible experience in a row. Our flight was delayed. My wife and I somehow to our connecting flight by running all the way and requesting people to let us go ahead of them. However, United did not send our bags fast enought and deliverd them to our place the next day. This created a lot of inconvinience as I was scheduled to go for a business related conference in Chicago. United - you suck! Hate your service for the core. I hope I never have to fly United again."
Cons: "I did not know it was code-shared by United, otherwise I would never take a United flight. This is the second terrible experience in a row. Our flight was delayed. My wife and I somehow to our connecting flight by running all the way and requesting people to let us go ahead of them. However, United did not send our bags fast enought and deliverd them to our place the next day. This created a lot of inconvinience as I was scheduled to go for a business related conference in Chicago. United - you suck! Hate your service for the core. I hope I never have to fly United again."
Pros: "We have a list a cookie on the fly"
Cons: "The see were too cloused"
Pros: "Smooth ride"
Cons: "Could not cross my legs Not enough room for food and diabetes kit Flight information would not load"
Cons: "The crew was held up in Houston we had an additional lay over onto our already 3+ hour wsot"
Pros: "The seats were mostly comfortable (although extremely cramped), pillows and blankets were provided. I liked the one free thing offered; ability to follow the planes progress on my iPhone."
Cons: "All of the screens on the side of the cabin I sat in did not work so even if we chose to pay the ridiculous fees for content it wasn't an option. Charging $16 for internet is gouging to the extreme. Truthfully, I would choose to pay a little more for my ticket if I knew that United did not cram people in like sardines, provided good quality free internet, provided free video content (on consoles that worked), and provided a small snack (better than a little wafer)."
Pros: "The fact that I made it to Vegas!!!"
Cons: "Flight uncomfortable the staff wasn't all that pleasant nor attentive..."
Cons: "Plane was not up to par with other current planes. Pricing was high for not having more leg space, TV's which should be a standard by now, and free liquor/wine on international flights! United is truly a disappointment and I may not be flying with them anymore if I had a choice"
Pros: "The flight was ok but they got my luggage almost destroyed and I couldn't complain once I got it, because no one was working in the courier."
Cons: "The flight was ok but they got my luggage almost destroyed and I couldn't complain once I got it, because no one was working in the courier."
Pros: "Tight seating funky food"
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