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Top 4 airlines serving from North America to Washington

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.3
Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,207 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "It was really cold"

Pros: "Clean"
Cons: "Never fly China Southern again,We missed one day by cancelation flight Los Angeles to Ghuangzhu and Ghoungzhu to Kathmandu,supposed to arrive Kathmandu on July 3rd instead arrive July 4th.waste my Vacation.I don’t recommend to anybody.very disappointed."

Pros: "This is best fast and on time !! Love you !! And would like to watch video tv ... I am deaf and boring smile"
Cons: "No comment"

Pros: "Everything! The staff is friendly, boarding is fast and easy, even the website and app are easy to use and convenient"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Personable and friendly staff, didn't keep waking us up"
Cons: "Half hour taxi prior to departure"

Pros: "REALLY enjoyed this flight. The innovative entertainment through your personal devices provided through their own WiFi and app was great, so many choices to choose from. Coffee was delicious, flight attendant even accommodate my coffee to suit my taste. The flight attendant was smiley, nice and funny - had sense of humor and character. The plane itself was AMAZING. The seats were comfy and SO much leg room!!!! And this was economy class! No joke, I love Alaska airlines/Boeing planes!"
Cons: "No complaints. Even boarding was great!!"

Pros: "Good customer service.! And great employees."
Cons: "They're on time and very friendly."

Pros: "Nice landing on windy day."
Cons: "We were delayed 35 minutes leaving the gate. At one point the pilot said there was another airplane blocking our path. LAX is the worst airport. When we arrived our luggage was delayed 40 minutes."

Pros: "We arrived early! Everything else was like usual flights."
Cons: "I wish the seats were more comfortable and jet blue offers free movies, if Alaska did that it would be cool."

Pros: "Alaska has always treated us well. I would recommend them anytime."

Pros: "Very friendly staff with a very smooth landing and take off"

Pros: "Service and customer service was great. Airplane was neat and clean, crew was awesome."
Cons: "You have a question about entertainment, there's was none. Just the plane magazine."

Pros: "The landing was very smooth. Flight attendants were very nice."

Pros: "Check in baggage service is fast..keep up"

Pros: "Boarding on time."
Cons: "The sits was uncomfortable."

Pros: "I was surprised upon boarding with a first class seat! Best flight ever :)"

Pros: "Everything! I had a perfect trip with Kayak!"

Cons: "Delayed"

Pros: "No nonsense airline. Quick and efficient employees from start to finish."
Cons: "Seats were cramped - even with more leg room in exit aisle."

Pros: "Amazing fast and easy ticket service."

Pros: "They made the flight as comfortable as possible."

Pros: "the man who checked in our luggage to the flight attendants"

Pros: "Despite every seat being filled, the flight attendants (especially Michelle) did a wonderful job taking care of everyone. As soon as we took off, I started feeling dizzy. Michelle was quick to bring me a water and ginger ale. She also came back to check on me a few minutes later- thankfully, I ended up feeling better quickly."

Pros: "They were attentive as usual."

Pros: "Crew give me feel comfortable!"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "I liked my emergency exit seating with extra leg room.I have not flown since Alaska added digital movies, so that was nice, and comparable prices to other Downloadable formats available."
Cons: "Turbulence. .. I just hate to fly"

Pros: "Smooth flight, good service"
Cons: "We waited on the Tarmac at LAX for 45 minutes for no apparent reason. Weather was fine. Sounds like they just have a busy airport. This happened on the way there too."

Cons: "There was an hot delay which made it bad for me because I had to walk to my hostel in the dark if I arrived on time I would have been safer"

Pros: "Friendly and helpful staff"
Cons: "Nothing to comment on"

Cons: "really good enjoyed the whole experience"

Pros: "Terminal and flight crew were amazing!"
Cons: "No complaints."

Pros: "Ample leg room."
Cons: "Seats need lumbar support."

Pros: "Easy boarding and friendly staff..."
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Really easy access to board no delays at all"

Pros: "Smooth lsndung, great servive"

Pros: "It was very easy to book everything"
Cons: "TSA. Border line rude."

Pros: "GREAT CUSTOMER CARE."
Cons: "THERE WAS NO BLANKETS, IT WAS COLD AND CHILLY. AM I SUPPOSE TO ASK FOR A BLANKET? I'M SO USED TO THEM ALREADY READY AT THE SEATS THAT I WAS SURPRISE."

Pros: "Excellent flight, great services, reasonable food/beverages prices, very friendly crew, and arrived early!!!"
Cons: "The boarding part was a little bit disorganized :("

Pros: "I was upgraded to an emergency exit seat without charge. My bag was over weight and wasn't told to pay more or move stuff around. She just let it slide and on I went."

Pros: "All workers were very nice, knowledgeable and accommodating."

Pros: "The customer service was good. Food choices could be better. More choices snack choices please."

Pros: "Was ok"

Pros: "Traveling by myself and also handicapped I felt a little nervous to say the least, but my trip went smoothly and without any problems."

Pros: "Everything else"
Cons: "The Wifi was kinda slow."

Cons: "Put wrong name on my 2 baggages but tell me my baggage was delay , I had been waited for two days still don't have my baggages back, fortunately I call the Seattle airport to see if there are any missing baggage and I found it or I have no idea when I can I get them back"

Pros: "We were delayed in LAX about 6hrs. due to a mechanical problem. I know this happens, but when one has a connecting flight to make, it is disconcerting that no one from Alaska addresses that problem. We found out after the fact there were many other flights to Seattle that we could have transferred too and arrived at our final destination somewhat on time..... not at for AM the next morning, 12 hours late!"
Cons: "SORRY, PLEASE SEE "WHAT DID YOU LIKE" Also, luggage was lost in Seattle, bound for Wenatchee, did not have change of clothes for TWO DAYS. Had to purchase extra "stuff". Would have been to have been told about other flights from LAX to SEA-TAC."

Pros: "The flight attendants were very helpful to all the passengers & very friendly."

Pros: "Reserving my flight was smooth & easy Boarding was good Crew was cordial & professional Snack okay"
Cons: "Comfort wasn't the best - it was tight, but okay No entertainment"

Pros: "it was nice"
Cons: "but i don't like delay"

Pros: "Good"

Cons: "On time flight"

Pros: "On time flight, bag made it, great price, can’t complain."
Cons: "Seat pretty tight for an average size adult man. No inflight phone charger."

Pros: "That we finally arrived."
Cons: "That we didn't arrive even remotely close to when we were supposed to."

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "the flight attendant gets the order starting from the back and by the time she gets to the front there's no more selection for breakfast except for what is left that nobody like."

Pros: "Anything from free WiFi, entertainment, leg room, commentary drinks and snacks. Great service!"

Pros: "Total Experience of Flying on this Airline ."
Cons: "No Comment."

Cons: "Cramped seating for premium Econ"

Cons: "Seat wouldn't redline."

Pros: "Great flight attendants and very clean"

Pros: "What a city.. Unique for hell sure..."
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Boarding super excellent! Also: Best landing I've ever experienced! Props to the pilot!!"

Pros: "Counter agent found reservation but not ticket number(?). She was very helpful and nice but Delta reservation system was a total mess. Barely made boarding even though we arrived airport plenty of time before the flight."
Cons: "Counter agent."

Pros: "Excellent crew and comfortable flight"

Pros: "Crew was nice and friendly, boarding was fast, on time and overall service was excellent"
Cons: "The plane was small so not a lot of space and didn't offer food other than one beverage"

Pros: "It's a nice, comfortable flight with plenty of entertainment options."
Cons: "The coffee on board is lousy, but I'm not sure that is much of a surprise."

Pros: "Comfortable seats."
Cons: "Flew business class and my 1st choice on the menu had run out. I ended up not eating."

Pros: "Getting to the correct destination."
Cons: "The fact that the lack of knowledge regarding international travel visas by the counter staff and supervisor meant that two days of the vacation were lost. Upon arrival in China the 144 hour travel visa was granted with no problem within minutes, but the U.S. staff was completely befuddled by the possibility. The interrogation was completely stressful and resulted in a reschedule of the original flight and during the second attempt at flying even an email from the U.S. consulate with a link to the Shanghai/Chinese government immigration site was deemed "not official enough". i will be expecting proper compensation. I was once given an $850 travel voucher for voluntarily giving up my seat, and was flown first class to Hawaii, given 4 star accomodation and then flown first class on to China within 48 hours. This was an involuntary bump from our chosen flight time, all because of a lack of knowledge about current visa regulations and international law on the part of the check in staff. We have been loyal Delta users for over 15 years, and this was the biggest blunder ever. Also humiliating and extremely frustrating, stressful and a big problem with fulfilling our travel plans between son and father."

Pros: "I didn't like anything because the fly leat 3 hours"

Pros: "Great service, polite staff"
Cons: "Incredibly tiny seats, even for my girlfriend, who is 5'6""

Pros: "The flight attendants were so nice and accomadating. Even came by to refill our waters! I've never been on a flight with such friendly flight attendants!"

Cons: "horrible boarding management in SJC."

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: "Nothing"
Cons: "Poor hospitality by alaska airline staff, especially by MrPavel at gate H4, 01nov2016, prior boarding around 0730am"

Pros: "Bags arrived on the belt quickly"
Cons: "Why is there not saying precheck to use after you've been funneled through customs? ATL is advanced enough to have kiosk for arrival, even for those confused and not with global entry, but then forces you to wait in security line instead of the typically faster tea precheck line. Every minute I'm in line, I'm not spending money"

Cons: "I drove 5 hours to get to the airport and unfortunately ended up delayed because of traffic and slow shuttles from parking. I arrived 1 hour before the flight, but security was so slow I didn't get to the gat until 10 minutes before arrival. There were no gate agents present and despite banging on the gateway door and other Delta agents at the adjacent gate, no one helped me. I can only surmise that they had already given away our seats, which were award tickets, GAINED BY BEING A LOYAL DELTA CUSTOMER. The gate agents were unapologetic and useless at rebooking, and I bought a ticket from Southwest instead. As i was trying to get to my sister's wedding, and repeatedly told the agents this, their behavior was particularly abominable. DELTA, YOU'VE LOST A LOYAL CUSTOMER."

Cons: "in Amsterdam any DELTA crew helm us, only KLM"

Pros: "plane was farily empty. Who doesn't like that, other than Delta, haha. Nice workers, smooth flight."
Cons: "Delta comfort was very tight. I'm 6 foot tall and my knees were hitting the chair in front of me the whole flight."

Pros: "Timing and Service"
Cons: "Space between seats too reduced"

Pros: "I am 6'6" 300 pounds ... So I regularly book first class for trips over 2 hours in length ... Delta remains my #1 choice for both value and overall experience in first class. The difference between Delta and all other domestic carriers is just overwhelming. United and American/US Air could learn a lot from Delta. I could have flown this trip direct on United, but chose to fly through Atlanta on Delta for less money and a better experience from the baggage check to the gate to the in-flight experience."

Pros: "Dish TV"
Cons: "Pilots were coming from an international flight that was delayed. They then landed at the absolute opposite end of the airport AND had to clear customs. When we boarded they said the pilots had landed. 60 minutes later they arrived, 30 minutes after that we took off. Missed connecting flight in Seattle. Poor communication during delay."

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: "I liked the service of the crew members and the Margarita was super strong."
Cons: "The seats are really close together. It made it uncomfortable to sleep."

Pros: "Left on time, got in early, super easy flight. Baggage was quick."

Pros: "Flight took off on time and arrived about 30 minutes early."

Cons: "My flight from anchorage was delayed over an hour so I miss my connecting flight and had to stay over night in the Seattle airport..."

Pros: "The staff of Dekta were welcoming as well as helpful. The flight was professionally run and I enjoyed it."
Cons: "The auxiliary power went down before we took off. However, the flight captain assured passengers that procedures would be followed to assure our safety. We waited on the plane for 10 minutes and then took off. Thanks to staff for following safety procedures."

Pros: "The crew were excellent. Kept us updated throughout a long delay."
Cons: "We should have reached our destination at 7:40PM. We finally arrived about 9:50pm. We were held at the gate for about two hours while a mechanical issue was solved. The plane was not equipped with WiFi/internet and the entertainment was poor. Expected better from Delta."

Pros: "staff was friendly"

Pros: "This was my shortest flight for the day, just over 2 hours and it was a bigger plane, had monitors in the seat backs, served drinks and snack."
Cons: "I think entertainment should be free. There should be a charge for wifi, because people can survive without their computer/phone for a few hours. But, if you have already put the monitors on the plane, how much extra money per year would airlines lose by offering a free movie...?"

Pros: "the attendant in first class was fantastic."

Cons: "Poor service. Will never fly with Delta again."

Pros: "on time travel care in treating my visitors from Kenya Africa"

Cons: "They didn't land due to fog, making me miss all my other flights. Bags were not put on redirected flight to Beijing. Bags still missing 3 days later. Trip has been put on hold till bags arrive in Jakarta."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "We finally got toward the runway then had to sit there for about 25 minutes because there was a technical error."

Pros: "The flights back to anchorage were much better than the flights out of anchorage. They were on time and everyone was very helpful."

Pros: "you still get a complimentary snack and drink"

Pros: "On time, and great fare"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Plane had minimal turbulence and the bags checked free because my husband is active duty military"
Cons: "Checked in Over 2 hours early for the flight and was given the row right next to the bathroom and in front of a screaming infant for a red eye flight. The crew talked, or rather shouted in their back of the plane seats for the entire red eye flight while most of us were trying to sleep. I'm not sure if they were trying to talk over the screaming toddler or the general plane noise but being able to hear every word of their conversation despite the aforementioned and with active noise cancelling on seems unacceptable. They should be trying to control chaos not add to it."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Cheap tickets"
Cons: "You must experience the rigid, non-reclining seats packed impossibly close together to get the full Frontier experience. Nonetheless they often have the cheapest airfare so what is a budget traveler to do?"

Pros: "It was a direct flight."
Cons: "Delayed flight...aaargh"

Cons: "Unexplained delay is not ok."

Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "Frontier flight delayed and online support was not helpful. Frontier not willing to hold connecting Frontier flight. Had to sprint to make the connection within the two minutes left to board. The seats were also very uncomfortable."

Cons: "The captain of the flight was running late. We had already boarded when we found out that the captain wasn't going to make it and that they were on hold with scheduling to try and find a replacement. Half an hour later they had us de-plane. From there we waited around for another 2 hours before a replacement was able to make it. They had us board again, and then we were waiting on ground crew to come push us back from the gate for another 20 minutes. It was a disaster. We got into Seattle almost four hours later than we originally should have. The attendants were short with all of us. Granted there were quite a few people who were being nasty. I understand that it wasn't in their control. But customer service is. They all fell short."

Pros: "Staff was friendly and flight was quiet."
Cons: "I once loved Frontier and used them exclusively. Now, however, their new seats destroy my spine before taxiing from the gate. It is the most uncomfortable airline I have had to use... ever! I feel like their planes are so overpacked that, were there ever an accident, just getting out of my seat would pose a challenge. I willl avoid them at all cost in the future. It is no fun fkying in those seats for 3hrs then trying to enjoy your destination. Never again!!!!!"

Cons: "Crew not that friendly. When boarding first flight attendant seemed annoyed that I asked her about my seat. ** there is a fee for about everything on frontier. I would rather pay additional for the tickets on other airlines because the process to check in luggage, get to the gate, and have the Benicia of not being charged for every little thing is WORTH IT. You end up paying more to fly frontier by the time you are done paying for the extras. I prefer the one stop shop. Convenient and no drama."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Staff was unpleasant. Uncomfortable seats."

Cons: "Carry on bag cost of $45."

Pros: "The flight arrived 40 minutes early."
Cons: "I paid $40 for a carry on. The plane was not pressurized, I've never had my ears hurt to bad on a plane."

Pros: "0"
Cons: "We were part of the week when Frontier had a horrendous problem with on-schedule flights. We were two hours late for a 2.5 hour flight. At the gate, attendants were very poor at communicating. Couldn't hear them on the PA. Several people asked me "do you know what zone they are currenly loading?". They board weirdly - instead of back to front. When we got on (seated near the very rear) there were people seated everywhere. Slowed down loading, which slowed down departure. (2.5 hours late) Rows too close together, absolutely no leg room. Seats are the bare minimum - wouldn't recommend a long flight. Not sure I will fly with Frontier again. Will have to pony up the dollars for a better airline."

Cons: "I use to love Frontier back in 2006-2008. I purposely booked the trip on Frontier as they were known to be clean and comfortable. Much to my surprise the plane was very very small, the seats did not recline at all (horrible for an overnight flight) and the trays were so small I couldn't even fit my laptop on it."

Cons: "I had to wait over an hour to get my bag at the San Francisco airport"

Cons: "I did not like that the airline did a horrible job informing the passengers what was going on after realizing that the original plane had "mechanical problems.""

Pros: "The announcement (although I didn't take them up on it) to offer two domestic round trips if I'd sign up for one of their Mastercards. It's probably not a bad deal for someone who likes to have lots of credit cards and doesn't mind annual fees, I'm just not one of those people."
Cons: "My inability to access their e-mail offers to set things up ahead of time and at lower costs than paying them at the airport check-in, above and beyond the baggage charges themselves (Seventy bucks), especially for my carry on ... COME ON! I've become used to Southwest's far more enlightened policies, which I obviously prefer. Since it also has flights between Seattle and Denver, I'll look much more closely at staying with them the next time I make this trip."

Pros: "The attendants and the crew were very sympathetic and did everything in their power to accommodate the passages due to the delay."
Cons: "Waiting in the airport from 7 am to 2 pm due to multiple flight delays. I had a short trip and the first day would have allowed time to sight see before the conference. We arrived to late in the evening to visit any sights."

Cons: "I am never flying Frontier Airlines again. Hidden fees everywhere that make the price much, much less of a deal than it looked when I did the price comparisons against some legitimate airlines. Frontier charged for carry-on bags, tried to charge for seat assignments (all of the available seats & not just the desired ones), charged for every beverage including sodas. Frankly I was surprised they didn't charge for water! Seats didn't recline at all & were like sitting on a metal folding chair for 5 hours. Food tray was about 3 inches wide, could barely put a plastic cup on it let alone a laptop or anything like that. Deceptive pricing combined with crappy accommodations - a combination I will avoid next time."

Pros: "Left late but made up some of the time. Staff were nice."
Cons: "Left late, then sat on the tarmac for almost 30 mins to take off. Cramped again and not happy about the extra fees (see above)."

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "crew was rude and very unprofessional spent 30 minutes taxing before take off (probably wasn't their fault but annoying) landed on time but only deplaned 40 minutes after we landed they have no snacks on board, or rather should i say they sell everything and its all pricey there is very little leg room, very uncomfortable flight"

Pros: "Nothing. Will avoid frontier at all costs. I'm looking at cancelling my frontier return and rebooking with literally anybody else"
Cons: "Was delayed, no food/drinks in terminal. Very uncomfortable seat. Extra charge for everything. Was not able to understand the safety speech the flight attendant did... Kind of concerning"

Pros: "Wellllllll it didn't crash I guess that's about it"
Cons: "An hr delay, only one working bathroom, rude staff, late 45min wait for checked bag. Overall got to my destination in Denver about 2 hrs late."

Cons: "Behind, plane troubles, and very uncomfortable seats. Not worth the money"

Pros: "The flight was relatively short, and once we boarded we moved out pretty quickly. Bags were delivered quickly as well at the end of the flight"
Cons: "THe flight was delayed by close to two hours, but more surprising was the amount of extraunexpected money we had to spend for basics-close to $30.00 each to "pick" seats, $130.00 each for baggage (yes you have to pay for any luggage beyond one personal item like a purse), money for food, etc. There are not even basics on the lfight such as blankets, and the seats don't recline. Overall, not an airline I would choose again as the "bargain" price turns out to be full of hidden costs that weren't clearly explained upfront"

Pros: "They nervously switched us to a new plane when they couldn't fix the first one."
Cons: "No food, not even a magazine to read on the 4 hour flight. Both of my flights were delayed without any prior warning, so I was sat in the airport for hours waiting for them to extent the delay (which they did several times on my way to my destination). Avoiding Fronier in the future."

Cons: "Flight delayed over 6 hours and they still charged an arm and leg for everything"

Pros: "The crew was professional and curtious."
Cons: "If you're going to charge people for things like carry on, and seat assignment there's no chance you'll ever be my go-to airline again. If you are going to charge that much, at least give me a free cookie, include a tv on back of my seat. Most of all, give the the option to recline my seat!"

Cons: "Seats did not recline and were very uncomfortable. Couldn't believe you had to buy your drinks. No snacks. By the time that I paid all the a'lacart it cost me more than a flight with Delta or Southwest. Will not be flying Frontier again."

Cons: "The online price was competitive, but it was bait and switch, because I had to pay an additional $90 for a single overhead bag, round trip."

Cons: "Sat on runway for 40 min after landing in what otherwise was a good flight."

Pros: "the flight was cancelled after being delayed for 4 hours. it was delayed because "many passengers booked the flight", and then it was cancelled because the window crack was found. fronter did not partner with other arilines, so the next one was available in 3 days. i had to cancel my whole flight and book last-minute flight with United and left in an hour. I had to pay $1000 extra for this flight. Frontier really ruined my day and my finanicals."

Pros: "Nothing!"
Cons: "Delayed 3 hours, then told flight was cancelled! Frontier did nothing for passengers! Return flight had over 2 hour delay! We changed carrier and had no problems. Will never fly Frontier again!"

Pros: "Not much. The crew was fine. Also customer service people I spoke with were good. One was excellent. Seats themselves are comfortable but the closeness of the rows is horrible! NO ROOM!"
Cons: "I cannot stand the fee structure of charging more than any other airline for EVERYHING! $60 to pay for one carry on bag if it is at the gate!!! You guys are simply mercenary. It looks like others hate this also from the reviews I can see. Your fares are not less! to justify the additional charges! LEG ROOM WAS LESS THAN ON ANY OTHER FLIGHT I HAVE EVER TAKEN. I have never been so squashed in a plane. I will not fly frontier again if I can help it."

Pros: "The crew was as helpful as possible, very kind and clearly as frustrated with the situation as we were, and did their best to make sure the rest of our flight was comfortable."
Cons: "My flight was delayed for three hours. We were loaded on to the plane, then told it would be another hour, got off the plane, got back on, and it was still another 20 minutes until we started moving. It was tiring, frustrating, and caused a lot of issues with my ride in Phoenix. I do understand, however, that many of the issues were unavoidable, such as mechanical problems and missing mechanics, but it was frustrating nevertheless."

Cons: "I had a pretty unpleasant experience with Frontier on 12/21/15. Rain in San Francisco caused flight delays. Go figure. Frontier kept us waiting for six hours then cancelled the flight. They were rude; they didn't help their customers, including families with kids, get on other airlines; said they would try to getpeople out of SFO in the next couple days! When I realized I would not get to the wedding I was trying to attend, they siad they wouldn't refund my money' When I insistedon a refund they then said there would be a $19.99 cancellation fee. Eventually, they agreed on a refund. Pretty poor way to run a business. On the other hand, when I needed to cancel my Enterprise car rental, I was able to do it in less than two minutes over the phone - no hassle."

Cons: "The seats on their new planes are terribly uncomfortable- they don't recline, the tray tables are tiny, there's no entertainment. We waited on the Denver tarmac for 2 hours. They don't have any free snacks or coffee, and my bag did not make it with me back to Seattle. Because of the additional fees for baggage and seats coupled with discomfort and charge for beverages and snacks, and my delayed back my "great deal" on Frontier wasn't so great."

Cons: "4 hour delay makes dick a dull boy Never again, frontier"

Cons: "If it weren't for having had so many bad airline experiences, I would rate it lower. And hour delayed for a 2 hour flight. Frontier seems reasonably priced, until you factor in the hidden fees - $30 for a checked bag, $35 FOR A CARRY ON, $ to choose ANY seat. Not much legroom and seats didn't recline. At least they didn't lose my suitcase."

Cons: "A $30 ticket ended up costing me over $200 because of all the extra charges for baggage. Never once have I been charged to take my guitar on a plane but they wanted $60 at the gate. Not to mention that I flew Frontier with my guitar for free 3 weeks before this happened. I will never fly with Frontier again. Do yourself a favor and choose an airline that is upfront about what they will charge you for."

Cons: "Lots of delays"

Pros: "I was easliy checked in"
Cons: "It was more then an hr late The plabe shook all the ride long It felt terribly unstable"

Cons: "I spent the entire day in the airport b/c they strung us along 2 hours at time. Then when the plane was finally ready they had to get a new staff for the plane and delayed us another 4 hours. Couldn't they have planned ahead and found a staff before the plane was ready?!? Or if they had just told us upfront the repair was going to take 8-12 hours we could have made use of our day. Losing a whole day of productivity when you own a small business is catastrophic. Frontier really screwed me over."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Nothing... Charging for baggage overshadowed everything I canceled the return and Booked on southwest. This is an dishonest, tricky, unethical company."

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Paying to sit next to my husband, delayed, got in late and had to sit there for another 45 minutes so instead of getting off at 7:30 it was about 10:00. Crew was rude and pushy and the tray tables were half the size of normal airplane tables."

Pros: "flight takeoff and landing on time---- waited 35 minutes for bags"

Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "Hidden costs, uncomfortable seats, little space. Not worth the cheap tickets when you then have to pay for a seat and high prices for baggage. It comes out the same as other airlines."

Cons: "They charge for a carry on and a checked bag. So the price tag for your flight is $60 more than advertised unless you travel with nothing more than a toothbrush."

Pros: "To begin with, the charges for carry on baggage, soda, or a small snack was surprising. My flight with frontier vs another airline only saved me about $10-15 dollar. Frontier certainly made me feel silly for trying to save $10 by charging for everything! Also, the women announcing the boardin order did not enunciate their words clearly so most of us passengers were clueless as to what was being said. After boarding, the flight attendants spent much of their time in the galley loudly discussing their disgust with the customers on the flight. I was not comfortable asking for any assistance as I felt they may also start discussing me. The pilot was good and navigated us through choppy weather with ease."

Cons: "It seemed like a reasonably priced flight, then you charged $40 for a carry-on bag! And you don't even get non alcoholic beverages as part of your price, that's crazy! I will not be traveling on Frontier again!!"

Pros: "Crew was good and friendly and pilots did a good job flying the plane and communicating with the passengers"
Cons: "The seats back of the first three rows were terrible, more like non reclining jump seats with little room and a mini tray table fit for the overpriced but miniature size snacks and beverages served."

Pros: "Crew was polite"
Cons: "Not lose luggage, have a better system in place to deal with system downs. PICK UP YOUR PHONES AND RETURN MESSAGES"

Pros: "They got me there"
Cons: "Spirit is a horrid airline. The counter people were rude the flight crew was rude and unprofessional. The spoke about passengers that were in ear shot of them. They were just plain rude to customers"

Pros: "The crew was awesome!!"
Cons: "After buying my ticket, a day before boarding, I was charged separately for checking bags and carry-ones. Once I got to the airport, I was charged another $30 for the weight of my bag. I should have been made aware of these fees during the purchase of my ticket. Nearly $200 unexpectly taken away from my vacation fund. Soooo not cool. I believed I was getting a great deal, but in actuality I was being charged just as much as any other flight. The ride may have been better with another airline because the seats where compact, hard, and immobile. It’s definitely was my best experience."

Pros: "Pilot was very nice and entertaining"

Pros: "1st time trying your airline"
Cons: "Hidden fees, delays, baggage fees cost more than plane ticket. I was not told of extra cost to check in at airport. There was no update of delay, no passenger knew anything. Very disappointing."

Pros: "Same thing I liked from Orlando to Dallas--on time, and cheap."
Cons: "Noisy flight attendants constantly slamming and banging things in the galley. Trying to sleep while sitting bolt upright is hard enough without all that noise."

Pros: "Flight was as expected."
Cons: "Handling of the 5 hour hour delay. Delays are normal and I appreciate the attention to safety. After we deplaned, I would have liked more information. Everybody in line asked the same question - when’s the next flight? The worst part was the delay with meal vouchers. They said they were going to read off the names, when I saw them flipping through and not reading the names, I asked why, to which they responded “because it’s hard to read”. Well, they aren’t going to read themselves. Either try, or spell it out. Or call out confirmation numbers. Eventually they got them mixed up, gave up, and asked us to come up 1 at a time so they could find ours."

Pros: "The price"
Cons: "Stewardess were really cool"

Pros: "Good price"
Cons: "Couldn’t even get water without paying for it. No in-flight meals offered, no blankets or pillows, no entertainment whatsoever."

Cons: "First time flyer with Spirit, overall bad experience. Our flight was delayed due to weather, they didn’t tell us what the problem was after 2 hours stuck in the plane at the gate. It’s expensive with all its add ons. You have to pay for carry on, seating, they don’t offer water, as basic as water you have to pay for it!! No entertainment No WiFi No charging outlets. Old planes. Never ever again will I give them my money."

Cons: "Children (3 within the age of 8-12)unattended left to pull on and kick the seat in front of them, loud arguing that was never addressed. My hair was pulled several times when they would grab the top of the seat to stand up or just harassing each other. I also witnessed them on cell phones that were not in airplane mode and never once did their parent reprimand them for their behavior. I had to do this from the seat in front of them. When the flight landed the entire family talked loudly about pushing their way off the plane to get to another flight, little did they know others had connecting flights to reach as well. Poor behavior & left to make others have a worse flight"

Pros: "The flight attendants were friendly"
Cons: "2 hours delay and not provided any explanation and very few updates during the wait. No offer of compensation, even the full charge for luggage was still requested. The lengthy solicitation of the credit card was tacky."

Pros: "Crew and plane were OK."
Cons: "Seats were terrible. I did not get any sleep on either cross country leg. I can usually sleep fine on planes, but the seats were plastic and had no head stabilizer, and did not recline. It was impossible to sleep. I had a "donut" pillow for my neck, but the seats really made it impossible. I won't fly Spirit again until I hear they have better seats."

Pros: "Funny flight attendant on the way to Houston. Loved his sense of humor. Good price for ticket"
Cons: "Very cold in the plane Boarding crew at the gate - looked and sounded like they just got out of college. They need a better script/training for making announcements. No option to check-in online without signing up for Free Spirit. Guess bare minimum means many things..."

Cons: "THERE WAS NO FLIGHT FROM DALLAS TO FLL. We never boarded that connecting flight. I was one of the lucky ones that got a ticket to Orlando and moved to FLL in a BUS!!! The flight to Orlando was also another nightmare, when we landed Orlando, the bus took 2 hours to arrive to the airport plus the 4 hours to get to FLL. My experience was a complete nightmare. I arrived to destination 8 hours after the original plan. Needless to say that I am not flying with Spirit anymore."

Pros: "Spirit airline employees many great people. It causes their life and work to be a daily horror, with it policies and rules. Our crew member cared for a sick passenger so tenderly it was quite moving. She was as a mother to the entire passengers as the same time. Responding fast with a smile, cleaning up seats and area while gently dealing with other rude and upset passengers."
Cons: "Secret fees. Unkind Spirit airpline policies Poor company communication to clients Poor and unacceptable treatment of staffs."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "On time. Planes in good condition. Nice people."

Pros: "Flight was on time and convenient well priced for my one way late notice just me and my book flight."
Cons: "They tried to upsell me to the bigger seats 2 times when getting my boarding pass. Then since the plane was oversold they gave me the premium seat in the random assignment anyway."

Cons: "Horrible customer service"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Hughes charges not made aware at booking. Cost nearly $200 more just for carry- on luggage! Price better overall with other airlines not booking through kayak. Tight seats. Wouldn't print out my checking in ticket without charging me. So many hidden extras, not worth the $30 initial saving. Very upset."

Pros: "Thought the flight was cheap but that's just a lie"
Cons: "So many hidden fees terrible customer service. Never again will I fly spirit"

Pros: "nohing!"
Cons: "so many hidden charges and gimmics. I would strongly recommend to ban this ariline."

Pros: "We got to our destination safely"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The dont have it anywere during booking process that not a single bag will be allowed onboard. (i mean even a hand baggage). After that they say that they have it mentioned on the boarding pass. I dont think anyone reads that in particular. More over when i checked the lady did not have a problem. The lady a the boarding brigde wanted a 100 dollars just becuase we had 1 hand bag. Pure cheating."

Pros: "Crew was attentive"
Cons: "Plane was tiny and seats had even leas room than usual"

Pros: "Flight was on time, no trouble finding overhead storage for my bag."
Cons: "Leg room was terrible. No complimentry drinks, tiny tray table."

Pros: "The flights first appear cheap but after paying for your ticket they force you to pay for carry on, checked bag, and even seat. And while every other airline has a bag weight limit of 50, spirit is 40. And if you're over 40 pounds it's an extra $55! I have already posted on social media to never use spirit and explaining exactly everything that went well."
Cons: "It is hard to think of something that I actually liked about this flying experience. The price was ridiculously high, the person working the counter was not helpful, and my plane was old. I will never fly spirit again and I will make sure nobody I know flies spirit. Extremely disappointed."

Cons: "$52 to check bags, and bags can not weight over 40 punds. no assign seating unless you pay and additional fee. Over all the initial low cost of the boarding pass is vastly off set by the additional cost in service sfees like baggage check."

Pros: "It was on time"
Cons: "Uncomfortable planes, and nickle and diming just leaves you uncomfortable."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The way stewardess interacted with guests. Her name was Tika"

Pros: "The price seen on Kayak does not reflect the reality of the charges form the airline. Additional costs for luggage are excessive compared to other airlines and you feel treated like a second class citizen."

Pros: "Going with Spirit Airlines was no problem. Great pricing, long lines to check in bag but it was organized with helpful staff and moved quickly. Boarding was smooth, take off was on time, efficient & pleasant flight attendants. No problems getting my checked bag from the carousel. Overall excellent experience with Spirit. This was my second time flying with Spirit & 1st experience was similar. My return trip will be with Spirit again. I recommend Spirit!"

Pros: "I liked the spaciousness of the seats, and in general the cabin felt a little less cramped than some planes. Great ticket price. I liked the crew a lot, friendly, quiet."
Cons: "Boarding was confusing, there were too many people whose zone wasn't called waiting around the entry way. This crowd appeared to be the line but in fact wasn't. No Spirit employee was around to help avoid it. This wasn't a real big deal but some airlines avoid it with a simple announcement, asking those who haven't been called to remain seated. I would suggest Spirit does something similar. I don't like all the extra charges, for example for a second carry-on, but I get it, it's your way of offering cheap flights. I gave the food and entertainment only 3 stars just because of the charge, I didn't actually purchase anything."

Pros: "Well we landed in our destination so that was good"
Cons: "- gave me the wrong ticket at checkin - armed guards boarded the plane and removed a passenger - We then had to deplane and rescan - Bumpy ride and terrible seats - 100 bucks if you need to check a bag at the gate"

Pros: "Ticket prices, Crews very Open friendly altitude."

Pros: "The most memorable was the cute stretching exercise the stewardess had us do at landing. We all got a good laugh. I enjoyed my trip back home. The Captain kept us informed of things alone the way...(I haven't heard that being done in a while) I was happy that has started back up, and he got us there early. I love flying Spirit."
Cons: "How sooooo many seats have become a price to pay now to sit on the plane, and they don't even recline."

Pros: "Crew"

Pros: "It got us to our destination."
Cons: "Over 60 minutes late."

Cons: "I will never take the spirit airline any more!"

Cons: "The crew on my first flight were very accommodating and friendly, but on my second flight they were NOT so friendly and everyone around me was talking about how rude and unfriendly they were. This was my first time flying on Spirit and I asked for a pillow and the response I received from the Flight Attendant was "What!....we don't have pillows" Another reason I was unhappy was because on my connecting flight from Texas to Chicago we were delayed on the plane and NOBODY told us what the problem was and why we were not moving to the runway. After 42 minutes we were told "we are waiting for paperwork from Maintenance" that is it! Not how long they expect the wait to be or come around and offer us some drinks or snacks. The Flight Attendants DID NOT even walk the aisle....not even once! We finally took off after 75 minute delay. It was if we were on the plane alone...this is not how I would have handled the situation. I also obtained the Spirit credit card to rack up some miles, but not I am giving it a second thought!"

Cons: "I purchased the Spirit ticket because it was ~$30 cheaper than my other options. I was okay with the connecting flights for the savings. Silly me, I didn't check the fine print-- Spirit charges to CARRY ON a bag. Both ways. The $30 I thought I saved was quickly erased when I ended up spending $90 to carry a duffel bag on the plane. All FOUR of my flights were delayed by nearly two hours. Seats were thin, sparsely padded, and cramped."

Pros: "I liked the price- in the beginning"
Cons: "I didn't like the price when I found out- after I booked- that everything was extra and in the end and in-turn spent way more than I would have if I had flown a better airline that at least has seats that recline.. Leg room.. a tray that isn't half attached.. and a complimentary soda. That model may work for some.. but selling the fact that they are cheap and then being forced to pay for every little thing is enough for me to say never again. After it was all said and done.. the price was double what the tickets were.. when I got done with all the extras."

Pros: "No room no tv 2 hours late delayed it sucked!"

Pros: "Helpfulness of everyone."

Pros: "The crew got us home earlier"
Cons: "We got earlier to the gate but no gate to pull the plane in. Then the wait for luggage was terrible. At 12:30am at night to wait 40 min with children is terrible."

Pros: "I have never flown with any air line and you have to pay for your bags going, coming, and for a overlay.And pay for a carry on. The only way they will give you a cup of water is if you pay with your credit card. They don't even have Wi-Fi or any entertainment for you plain ride. The seats don't recline . They are a scam I will never use their airline again or anyone I know. They sell their tickets for cheap and hide all the hidden fees and cost. I give them a 0.0"

Cons: "Denied boarding on the return flight because we arrived at the airport 35 minutes before the departure. We paid for baggage fees and seat assignment fees although we were denied boarding on the flight. While I do accept responsibility for arriving so close to the departure time, I do not like the lack of consistency between DFW and MSY. To explain, we arrived rather late for the outbound flight because we had to drop our dogs off at the kennel. However, we were allowed boarding in the DFW area, the flight was actually boarding upon our arrival. We ended up having to rent a car, drive home, missed a day from work which results in a day of loss wages. Not a happy camper and will not book with this carrier EVER again!"

Cons: "You have to pay for everything. there aren't even complimentary drinks. The marketing is, "no bundling, no bamboozling." Then they offer bundles in the same pamphlet for purchasing drinks in food? Makes no sense."

Pros: "The flight was good"
Cons: "I don't know if I will travel with them again because of the charges for everything else. The baggage charge is way too much. I can understand paying for an assigned seat at the price they have now. The luggage cost should change to $25.00 like Delta. I only fly Delta and i get my luggage free. To charge for carry on luggage is stupid. What does it cost them for you to carry on your luggage."

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