Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from North America to Birmingham
|August||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 3% drop in price.|
|November||Most popular time to fly with an average 16% increase in price.|
Average price round-trip
|$327||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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United Airlines, American Airlines and Lufthansa have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from North America to Birmingham. Confirm policies on booking site.
Alaska Airlines and Delta do not allow booking a middle seat on flights from North America to Birmingham.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Excellent service"
Cons: "They sent my luggage to a completely different state! Now I have to wait till it gets to LGA and then they’ll send it to me."
Cons: "Sat on tarmac for 20 mins because we were early..."
Cons: "Broken plane. Why not take better care?"
Cons: "B.S. all the Delta Boarding groups. Geez, have you lost all common sense! C'mon... I understand the ill/med conditions passengers. How about 1 kid, then 2 kids then 3 kids, w/ cataracts, bladder probelems, Platinum, Gold, Silver, Paper, Plus 1, Plus 2, Main Cabin 1, 2 and 3."
Pros: "It was quick"
Cons: "The head sets cost $2 There wasn’t food served It was very cramped."
Pros: "Friendly fast service to Albany"
Cons: "The EXTRA upgrade price from coach was a little bit better than economy coach but not much."
Cons: "No meal option and my video screen volume did not work"
Pros: "see above"
Pros: "Everything went smoothly. Baggage was at carousel before we were, a first."
Cons: "Everything was fine."
Pros: "Bags check-in at DTW Security Check at DTW Boarding at DTW"
Cons: "Food is very very bad on Delta in general for Vegetarian Indians."
Pros: "Convenience. Smooth ride. On time. Great staff."
Pros: "Nicer plane"
Cons: "One stewardess almonds mowed me down with cart"
Pros: "Not comfortable and not helpful"
Cons: "Some rude staffs , not helpful"
Cons: "Terrible landing"
Cons: "Didn’t get our beverage and snack till we were almost ready to land at Charlotte"
Cons: "Missed connection"
Cons: "It was scheduled so late at night."
Cons: "Crowded seatibg"
Pros: "Attendant was very good at explaining ground staff members actions to a fellow passenger"
Pros: "My upgrade was fabulous!"
Pros: "Excellent very good"
Cons: "Good service excellent"
Cons: "Bad information about delays"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Hard landing"
Cons: "Hard to get comfortable even in easy comfort but easy comfort is better than typica arats."
Pros: "on time, clean, prompt."
Pros: "On time great baggage retrieval"
Pros: "The nice Pilot that did show was a gem!"
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "Very professionals"
Pros: "Able to watch an interview. Then part of a movie which makes the time fly."
Cons: "Late departure. Late arrival. So I got my car and landed in terrible traffic. Which I had hoped to avoid."
Pros: "I appreciated the kindness of the staff at each of our stops. From beginning to end they were polite, helpful, and kind!"
Cons: "Seating was tight"
Pros: "The infotainment screen on back of headrests."
Cons: "The food was supposed to be hot chicken was served cold"
Cons: "See above."
Pros: "On line customer service was very courteous and helpful."
Cons: "We waited overnight in the airport without even an offer of accommodations, toothbrushes, meal vouchers, etc."
Pros: "Airplane was good, boarding was fast."
Cons: "Did not have the fruit and cheese plate."
Pros: "Very friendly and efficient. Food was hot and red wine excellent."
Pros: "Don't know yet. We're still waiting to leave."
Cons: "That you're asking how it was before I left."
Cons: "Made me check a small bag and let others carry on 2 and3 bags very rude"
Pros: "I enjoyed not having a layover."
Cons: "I do not like being charged to bring a bag. I feel like a 560 fee should include a bag."
Pros: "Arriving and departing flights were at totally opposite ends of airport"
Pros: "...see above..."
Pros: "Seat cramped"
Cons: "It took only 20 minutes to fly there but 20 minutes waiting to get off the ground in 25 minutes to circle around Philadelphia before landing. Not good when they reduce the size of the seats to 17 inches most people shoulders are wider than that. No food service no snack no drink and just snarky empl"
Cons: "Pilots could have at least tried to talk to passengers on what was causing delays. Just silence"
Cons: "This flight, along with the bulk of AA flights, were cancelled, leaving me stranded and missing work meetings."
Pros: "The pilot did great job.brought us before time."
Cons: "Pay extra for bag :( No video screen No food The check in area was mooved without notice."
Pros: "This fly was ok;was yet a litle time 20 minutes late."
Cons: "Wahington to Orlando was ok.O ly 20 mi utes late."
Cons: "Snack selection"
Cons: "Landing was rough."
Cons: "Old aircraft ...what’s with the non-assignment of seats until the last minute unless you pay extra !"
Pros: "Arrived early. Friendly pilot."
Cons: "Attendant did not offer snack choice."
Cons: "Nothing you could do, it was a maintenance issue."
Cons: "Seating in Economy plus is tight. No electrical or UBS outlets for charging devices."
Pros: "Did not experience food or entertainment"
Cons: "Overbooking and worrying I would miss my trip"
Cons: "Mechanical delays caused me to miss my uncle's funeral."
Pros: "Not a challenging process from beginning to end."
Cons: "The seats were SO uncomfortable and my legs were cramped up into one position because there wasn't enough room for legs and knees."
Cons: "The food choices were terrible"
Pros: "Perfect from start to finish"
Pros: "Captain shared important delay info"
Cons: "Row 11 middle seat awful"
Pros: "Food, comfort and entertainment."
Cons: "Asked if there were any exit rows available, gate attendant wasn’t helpful at all. Many were empty but only received attitude when I inquired about it. Never had such an issue in the past. Not with AA nor any other airline. Except maybe the super cheap low-cost carriers, e.g. spirit and frontier. My rocket was not basic economy and I am an AAadvantage credit card member!"
Cons: "Food was not good at all."
Pros: "Lost baggage"
Cons: "They have it arriving with me. But cannot locate it. Normally they would know where it was."
Cons: "Lost connection"
Cons: "Delay. Old airplane with sewer smell in back. Not a great experience."
Pros: "It was fine. Nothing exceptional. Pretzels and a bloody"
Cons: "Group boarding again"
Cons: "Completely ignored for beverage service"
Pros: "it was easy to check in and short layovers"
Cons: "planes were really old and uncomfortable, I could not sleep at all, the seats are ridiculously small and not fit for a grown up. One of the worst flights ever for sure"
Cons: "Shaky landing."
Cons: "Late late cancelled chaos in reassignment late late One agent threw up hands said I'm done and left with long line of passengers not yet reassigned Person behind me asked why didn't we take Delta?"
Cons: "Sat on the tarmac for 35 minutes without a single announcement as to why there was a delay."
Pros: "It was my first time I was a little scared but not anymore it was a smooth ride. Don't change nothing keep up the good work. Thanks for letting me explore"
Pros: "The Resolution team assisted me initially when I arrived to correct an issue from my online attempt. The agent printed bag checks for me to my final destination and told me how to get needed boarding pass for the final stage. How wonderful to have pleasant and professional personal attention."
Pros: "Surprisingly the seats were not cramped as on other airplanesI have benn on"
Cons: "I wished there was no delay in Miami each way. Miami to Washington an overcrowded runway caused the delay"
Pros: "Honestly I enjoyed every little moment. I haven't traveled to Atlanta in 9 years and let's say traveling with AA is great. Starting from the check-in up until baggage claim in atl. Everything was speedy! I'm so happy that I went with AA I had a spectacular arrival."
Pros: "Allowed us to pre-order with our daughter who needed our support."
Pros: "It did not crash"
Cons: "Delays, baggage loss, how the Airline dealt with both."
Cons: "Bumpy landing in Charlotte. But it was windy and raining."
Pros: "Gate agent at DFW helped with a seat change so my wife and I could sit together--excellent seating in the exit row"
Cons: "Never got a complimentary beverage. The cart only delivered to some of the rows"
Cons: "I was trying to check two bags, and I get three free bags. My one bag was my wife's bike in a case and it as 60 pounds and the other was a suitcase that was only 20. They made us take stuff out of the bike case and move it to the suitcase to get it below 50 pounds. Ridiculously nitpicky. It's the same overall weight..."
Pros: "Thanks Daniel for making my trip to San Diego comfortable!"
Cons: "Didn't get to upgrade to 1st Class, but oh well :)--"
Pros: "Loved the individual seat back entertainment"
Pros: "It's fine, you know what to expect."
Cons: "No entertainment; no TVs, no music."
Pros: "Todo muy bien"
Cons: "Los que están en tránsito deberían permitirles bajar del avión antes para poder llegar en hora al otro vuelo. Sugiero que la tripulación informe a los pasajeros en tránsito sobre dónde dirigirse según el vuelo siguiente"
Pros: "Flights were on time and staff all were smiling and kind."
Cons: "Liked everything!!"
Cons: "Haven't taken it yet!"
Cons: "Sat on the ground for an hour."
Pros: "Landed early and everything was just as expected."
Cons: "We had a 3 hour delay."
Pros: "Very quick flight from ORD to BHM involving hardly any bad weather which got me home early."
Cons: "The online entertainment had poor connectivity and did not work, forcing me to take a nap to kill time."
Cons: "Delays, multiple gate changes"
Cons: "Why does the airport have so many flights coming in at the same time that you can't deplane as soon as you touch the ground? Feels like someone doesn't know what they are doing! Very frustrating! I was late to my event due to this!"
Pros: "Clean comfortable, friendly service"
Pros: "I liked that the attendant suggested that anyone who wished, could move to unsold seats! Nice!"
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats"
Cons: "Again all of it was poor"
Cons: "I do not like those head rests.. I wish the were detachable."
Pros: "Plane was on time"
Cons: "It was delayed a day"
Pros: "The price"
Cons: "The size of the plane"
Cons: "Old plane..."
Cons: "The Chicago to LA portion unfortunately was on United. A stark comparison to the SAS portion. Unorganized boarding, marginal service and attendants in business that seemed disinterested. Charging business $4.99 for wifi that is free on other airlines. Some things never change!"
Pros: "Not much. Stewardesses were pleasant."
Cons: "Late arrival congested- cattle car... 3 flights out of one gate. Poor announcing."
Pros: "New crew"
Pros: "Excellent service and friendly staff"
Cons: "Absolutely not enough room to stretch your legs"
Pros: "same as above"
Cons: "same as above"
Pros: "Getting to Charlotte"
Cons: "Plane dirty. Windows dirty. Extremely bumpy. Seats clostraphobic. Sat too long leaving"
Cons: "At least one check-in baggage should be free for the price."
Pros: "Overall service."
Cons: "Impolite Lady Gate Agent."
Cons: "Too cramped, fligjt delay of over an hour"
Pros: "Great service"
Cons: "They do not inform reason why it is late"
Cons: "lost our bag, crying babies, uncomfortable plane"
Cons: "Delayed almost an hour."
Pros: "Everything was on time"
Pros: "Overall fine"
Cons: "It would have been helpful if hanging a garment bag were available, which was the case on my return flights to DC on American Airlines."
Pros: "On point"
Pros: "The process was good"
Cons: "Wish there were more morning flights"
Cons: "Outlets don't work. The African American stewardess was rude. Seat didn't recline"
Pros: "Very good"
Pros: "I was comfortable and I didn't die."
Cons: "Why should I have to pay to watch tv? I know you don't have to pay on Southwest, Virgin America or Jet Blue. Not sure that a very (and I mean VERY SMALL) snack can be considered food"
Pros: "On time, gates were close together"
Pros: "Comfy environment, not completely booked plane"
Cons: "The price for one little bottle of Rum, highway robbery I say."
Cons: "The plane was delayed."
Pros: "Newer plane. Very nice staff"
Cons: "Floor around seat was dirty. Lot of exaggerated braking. Suggested a new pilot perhaps?"
Pros: "Getting from point a to point b."
Cons: "Lack of good free snacks. Not getting free bag checked."
Cons: "Deverted to Newark to get to portland"
Cons: "Never made it so I can't rate it"
Pros: "Everything went smoothly"
Pros: "Large plane very comfortable"
Pros: "Staff was great"
Cons: "Second delay in a row"
Cons: "Delays both ways"
Pros: "That the seats weren't made of plastic like all of your other planes on my round trip."
Cons: "The plane lost my $800 snowboard and sent it to denver instead of Birmingham the kiosk service person has one job it's not that hard to stick on "Birmingham" on the label. I think I deserve a refund for this flight."
Cons: "There should be some free tv"
Airlines flying from North America to Birmingham have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from North America to Birmingham
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from North America to Birmingham
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from North America to Birmingham
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from North America to Birmingham
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from North America to Birmingham