Flight was overbooked and we didn’t leave on time.
Cons: "Seats were a little dirty especially for the COVID-19 going around."
Pros: "Boarding process need to be improved. Seat assignment is horrible"
Pros: "Comfortable seats, nice staff, clean facilities"
Pros: "Nice helpful crew, plane was clean, arrived ahead of schedule"
Cons: "Nothing much"
Pros: "Horrible delay with unruly customers on the plane. But the flight attendants did great handling them"
Pros: "Boarding and crew were professional and courteous."
Cons: "Media interface system and Gogo inflight app are not synced and I could not listen to the movie I was watching. No subtitles offered for in flight movies. Someone farted before we deplaned and it was quite unpleasant. Also I wish the automatic seat assignments took my height into account."
Pros: "Seat was great, complimentary snacks and alcoholic beverage"
Cons: "It could have left on time or they could have told us they weren’t leaving and let us get some sleep."
Cons: "Stop being LATE!!!!"
Pros: "Very comfortable, great entertainment selection"
Cons: "Terminal g18 is in the worst possible place. It is right smack in the middle of a food kiosk and restuarants with the ipad tables. You can't hear any announcements and boarding is just a cluster."
Cons: "6 hours late. Unacceptable."
Cons: "We had to wait at the customs for nearly 1.5hrs, then pick up our luggage, then check in again!!! We were running and got on the plane 10 mins before the departure. Super stressful!!"
Pros: "The people was relaxed and the flight attendant was polite and professional.. everything was on time"
Cons: "Nothing at all great service"
Pros: "I think they flew so fast. We could land almost on time even though we departed a hour late. Airplane was new and clean."
Cons: "Boarding was chaos. They overbooked 25? 45? Anyway, they are in panic. They tried to request ppl to take next day flight by giving away 300 gift card etc. the ppl who were told there are no seats upset and arguing at the gate. Flight was delayed for one hour. Once we are on airplane, they are still shuffling seats around, so ppl cannot move forward. Just standing there for 10mins waiting for things to settle. Flight attendants did not give us a headphone. (I have a headphone for iPhone X so I could not connect it to their entertaiment system.)"
Pros: "Smooth. Fast boarding"
Pros: "Everyone is working the gate and on the plane were amazing!"
Pros: "Everything went as smoothly as possible. Not a hiccup. Great price, great flight, great experience!"
Cons: "Both Virgin plans needed a deep cleaning."
Cons: "Delta’s computer system was down. Long wait at the counter even though I did web check-in."
Pros: "This was my cousins first time flying and the Flight Attendants made her feel very welcomed. They all were very personable."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "The re route to MSP... Seven hour flight time for a two and half hour flight..."
Cons: "No Gluten free option"
Pros: "Entertainment system great. Individual choices include recent movies. On board staff very nice"
Cons: "We had issues with baggage. Delta was supposed to transfer 4 bags to Disney for Magic Express transportation. Only 3 went. Disney tried hard to fix problem, and even gave us something to ameliorate the situation. Delta took hard line, wasn't helpful and gave nothing. It took 2 days to find bag."
Cons: "Boarding was rushed and the crew barely announced the sections. It took an incredibly long time to bard the longest that I have ever experienced and I couldn't point to any reason why."
Pros: "Everything was in order"
Cons: "None really"
Pros: "The in flight movie and fast boarding"
Cons: "Couldn't get a receipt for baggage fee"
Pros: "I like that Delta is efficient and the service is consistent. I pick Delta because I know what I’m going to get . I like that I can choose the entertainment I want and that everything is at my fingertips including flight info, food and beverage options, etc. it’s relatively comfortable but it’s not near the level of Virgin America or JetBlue."
Cons: "I’m not sure if it is due to LAX construction but it is chaotic at the airport. It is super confusing where you need to go, drop bags, etc. the weird part is Check in was in terminal 3 and gate at terminal 2. That is a long walk back and forth. There is probably a more efficient way of doing this. Besides that, they need to do a better job communicating that seats are changing and not Reggy before boarding. Though I can understand it can get crazy because people will panic but it’s not great heading up to enter in not knowing if you are sitting in window when you picked it for a reason. Otherwise, everything went smoothly."
Cons: "My toddler daughter became ill before departure and the crew was awful. They failed to provide me with hardly anything besides 2 blankets and a few remoistened hand wipes to clean up vomit and was very rude when I asked to change seats, even though there were at least 8 other seats open on the flight."
Pros: "Service was outstanding"
Cons: "TV froze and was never fixed."
Cons: "Staff not attentive to customer needs. I asked for a blanket and the stewardess never came back to me."
Pros: "Crew was kind, entertainment and food were good"
Cons: "Seats are really tight"
Pros: "Amazing experience thank you Delta"
Pros: "Entertainment system is great."
Cons: "Every interaction with crew seemed dismissive and coerced. They behaved as if they didn't want to be there."
Pros: "Besides the 30 minute delay, the flight itself was painless. Avoided the traffic jam of having to drive through Hurricane traffic."
Cons: "Delay caused me late for work."
Cons: "Not supplying headphones Crew not to helpful, one unpolite Refreshments ridiculous"
Pros: "For the first time in a ling time I felt if I dropped something I didn't have to kiss it goodbye. My knees and back didn't hurt by the end of the fight. I know longer felt like a sardines in a tin."
Pros: "Short comfortable flight.. good entertainment to choose from."
Cons: "Everything was good with this flight.."
Pros: "From curbside check-in to landing the plane, overall excellent service ! Very pleased to find out they offered a shuttle from checkin to the gate. I am having knee surgery soon and the walk from security to gate 34 LaGuardia would have put me over the top with pain! It was a very nice gentleman that gave me a ride to the gate and even stopped to let me use the bathroom. Thumbs up *****"
Cons: "The fact that I was charged $150 to check a small cosmetics bag is no loose change ! I would have carried it on but my hand is in a brace and I has to have extensive surgery. Then yoy get to the gate, and they repeatedly asked for volunteers to check their bags for free. I think this is a very unfair policy and try to explain it to the curbside attendant. I literally cannot carry more than five pounds in my left hand until I get bone replacement surgery. I'm also having knee surgery soon and this small additional weight would be caused me excruciating pain ! They didn't care and still charged me $150 for a bag thats no bigger than 12 inches and weighs less than ten pounds. Thats the way you treat your first class passengers? One other quick note: the sausage and egg sandwich? that was served for breakfast was absolutely horrible! Thumbs down !"
Pros: "The crew is always great. I liked the environment was cooler. It doesn't need to be refrigerator cold but keeping things on the cooler side is helpful."
Cons: "The boarding process is always horrible. Folks crowd the gate before their class is called. It creates anxiety and edginess. Never a good way to start a trip. While it always goes relatively quickly I feel it should be more organized and folks made to follow a system. Cramming right up against the ticket counter doesn't do anyone any good."
Pros: "I fly Delta Airlines 2x a year and if I had to go on this flight experience alone I would never fly with them again. This particular flight attendant. Brunette who wore all red~ like she had a personal conflict with us from the moment we walked on the plane. We were sitting in the back and could hear the things that she was saying about my grandson and myself. She was rude, snotty, had a sassy mouth. I was COMPLETELY APPALLED as to the way we were treated by her. It was a long flight to have someone you felt was bullying you the whole flight to the moment we were exiting the plane. Karma will come back to her one day..."
Cons: "I fly Delta Airlines 2x a year and if I had to go on this flight experience alone I would never fly with them again. This particular flight attendant. Brunette who wore all red~ like she had a personal conflict with us from the moment we walked on the plane. We were sitting in the back and could hear the things that she was saying about my grandson and myself. She was rude, snotty, had a sassy mouth. I was COMPLETELY APPALLED as to the way we were treated by her. It was a long flight to have someone you felt was bullying you the whole flight to the moment we were exiting the plane. Karma will come back to her one day..."
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "Confusing and chaotic boarding procedure"
Pros: "I liked the in-flight entertainment and the crew was very pleasant"
Cons: "The seats are awful. If you're 6 ft or taller, your legs barely fit if at all. Boarding is ridiculous."
Pros: "I liked the in-flight entertainment and the crew was very pleasant"
Cons: "The seats are awful. If you're 6 ft or taller, your legs barely fit if at all. Boarding is ridiculous."
Cons: "I felt singled out by the gate agents for this leg of the flight. The gate agent called me out twice - once just to check if my carry on fit into the sample size container. Then she did it again when we were boarding. I know she knew she'd already asked me before. Because afterwards, she tried to play it off, laughing and saying "I'd already asked you, didn't it". My carry on fit with ease. There were people with larger suitcases all around me but she continuously singled me out."
Delayed for 2.5 hours, ending up awitching planes. As we left Charlotte at 0035, no services were offered. It was not a full flight.
Once we got on the flight everything was fine. The first leg of our flight was delayed 3 times but American sent us emails allowing us to chose a new itinerary.
Pros: "The plane was super comfortable"
Cons: "The crew of boarding was very rude"
Pros: "I did not take the flight, I stopped in Miami instead."
Cons: "Don’t know because I did not take this flight."
Pros: "Loved the individual monitors"
Pros: "Confortable seats"
Cons: "Having to go to a different line to pay for a heavy bag"
Cons: "Lack of entertainment and snacks for a 3 hr flight"
Cons: "Use another airline"
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: "Aubrie and Claire"
Cons: "Engine could have started. It didn’t."
Pros: "The plane was very quiet"
Cons: "I don’t like the stand to put your own iPads on. Just give us the screens. Seems cheap for a 5+ hour flight. Come on american."
Pros: "Arrived 5 minutes early which was great on a very late night."
Pros: "yes thank you"
Cons: "all vary good"
Cons: "Landing was rough."
Pros: "The plane was nice and clean...had just been renovated"
Cons: "I can’t believe therebwere no flights from MIA to RDU from 11:30 to 4:30 :(. (Original flight was a 3.5 hour layover and that was bad emough)...and then it was changed to this flight:("
Pros: "Friendly crew, comfortable and ON-TIME!!"
Pros: "Some crew members were really nice"
Cons: "First plane broken; they got another one that came in...with electrical problems!!! Arrived over three hours late and nearly missed my cruise. No excuse! AA could check their aircraft the night before, mine was the first flight out. #AAwful flight."
Pros: "Thankfully they gave out ear buds on the plane"
Cons: "The flight was over booked, at the point of boarding there was no room left on the flight for any carry on’s so they wanted everyone to check bags one particular lady at the gate snatched my husbands boarding pass out of his had and threw it back at him so it landed on the floor. She came back with a checked bag ticket, this bag could have fit under the seat. We would have preferred not to check the bag because it had everything in it we needed access to like medication, ear buds, book, tablet, it also contained my Jewlery and various other things. The lady was extremely rude when I told her I prefer not to check the bag, she said we could take everything out of the bag we needed but that would have been 70 % of what was in the bag, where was I supposed to put all this stuff? My small purse was already full. my husband was upset at her treatment and said something to her and she told us we where welcome to book another flight. I paid a hell of a lot of money on this flight alone plus upgraded our seats with extra legroom. Once on the plane the seating was so crammed, uncomfortable and no legroom. My seat reclined but my husbands did not. I will never fly American Airlines again."
Pros: "Pero AA Me conectaron de inmediato al proximo vuelo y logre llegar a mi Cena de Navidad con mi familia.. Gracias"
Cons: "que las distancias dentro de los gates del aeropuerto es muy larga y como no camino rapido perdi mi vuelo..."
Cons: "The flight is delayed for 5 hours without any compensation"
Pros: "Smooth ride and early arrival"
Pros: "Easy. Efficient. Crew follows regulations and applies rules fairly and firmly."
Cons: "Signage unclear no ticket less check-in cpfisong announcers are rude in person and inaudible over PA system."
Pros: "Nothing exceptional"
Pros: "We were on a new plane and each seat had power."
Cons: "I was in the window seat near the back and there was a steel box (guessing for the electricity to the seat-back) that took up a third of the width for my feet."
Pros: "We were 40 minutes delayed but received good communication and had an uneventful flight otherwise."
Cons: "Horribly made me cancel flight because of 1min after 30 min cut off for boarding pass. Sat at the front desk for 29 minute arguing until my plane left."
Cons: "System resets & bright light bursts in our faces over and over. Also when cabin lights dimmed the blue lights on seats were not enough to light the way."
Pros: "Poor airplane not have nothing"
Pros: "Time in air was quicker since we left so late"
Cons: "We spent 45 minutes on the ground in miami waiting for rake off in a hot airplane with no real air. Babies were crying because of the heat and everyone was sweating and complaining."
Pros: "Having it finished without losing my luggage. Nothing else went right."
Cons: "Delay of one hour for missing crew member, delay of another hour sitting on runway waiting for revised takeoff queue, delay of another hour going back to gate due to equipment failure waiting in queue."
Pros: "Aircraft was cool"
Cons: "Small children"
Pros: "Finally taking off"
Cons: "Being stuck on the runway"
Cons: "The flight was delayed more times than I can count, we got a different reason each time. Weather I can understand, but telling us we are waiting on a specific crew to arrive and then announcing that crew is not for our flight was just terrible communication. No one seemed apologetic. The only thing they did was bring a snack cart over for us, and that got raided by children so many people didn't get anything. We had arranged transport from Orlando to Tampa for that evening, and our rides had to cancel because instead of 7pm we were now arriving at 130am. Your airline's mistakes put everyone at an inconvenience and we weren't offered assistance to fix it. My husband went to ask for help in arranging new transport home, but he couldn't even get to the front of the line. The customer service was terrible. We really enjoyed our first leg of the flight home with American Airlines, but after the second leg and all of the problems we had... we will not fly with American Airlines in the future."
Pros: "Everyone was pleasant & professional"
Pros: "Great service and convenient flight."
Pros: "Full flight which is to be expected flying in to Orlando. Badly done seating, I think every group was separated from at least one person in their party. Several people weren't given seat assignments until time to board, even if other people in their party were assignments seats when checking in. No ecplanaation of why. In flight entertainment was an older movie. No options, and no sound if you forgot your own headphones."
Cons: "The seating assignments of lack thereof."
Pros: "Staff for the airline was very good!"
Cons: "I had to check a second bag on my return. I entered Mexico with a skateboard carry on. When I went to leave, the airport would let me pass through with it. I was forced to check a second bag and it really bothered me."
Pros: "The free cookies were very good and the service was great the flight was smooth and quick"
Pros: "Poor for BIG Airline like that chips chips"
Cons: "NOT GOOD the is 2 MUCH for CHIPS"
Pros: "Nice pilot, one of the flight attendants were nice. The seats were comfortable."
Cons: "This airline always has delays! There is no in-flight entertainment (music, tv, movies, etc.); thus, the flight was terribly boring! Also, only peanuts and a small cup of soda was offered to us. Other airlines give cookies and biscotti! The seats don't recline and they need more legroom. The majority of the airline crew largely ignored us and showed mediocre customer service."
Pros: "Everything was on time"
Cons: "The lack of organization at he moment of boarding generates problems with the passengers .. A lady started to get angry when group 3 was boarding and she was group 2. She was waiting were group 3 was in line .. It would be better to have it like united that they have lines for all groups."
Pros: "Crew was very nice ."
Pros: "excellent. on time. smooth flight & easy check in"
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "Engaged with customers no matter the seat preference"
Cons: "Boarding system not good !"
Pros: "Affordable first class seat - very unusual for AA"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "All aspects of flight were perfect. Couldn't ask for anything more."
Cons: "Everything was perfect."
Because I upgraded to business class
Bad customer service and flight information.
Cons: "I could not check in online and BA is not available on the kiosk in the airport."
Pros: "The crew was great, as always. Unfortunately, my seat mate was very overweight, pushing into my space. No fault of BA except that bigger seats would help the "growing" population of travelers."
Cons: "Bigger seats for bigger travelers. Especially on long flights. Those of us that are less full figured would be more comfortable. Go back to the system that includes one checked bag and one carry on as included in the advertised price. I know that airlines need to be more competitive, but the ala carte for luggage is not acceptable. Instead, offer an opportunity for customers t donate to offset the carbon impact. Thanks"
Pros: "The overall experience was great! I was extremely satisfied. I thought the crew was very kind and the extra touch of bringing ice cream to everyone as a treat was perfect for our family that had to restless little boys."
Cons: "I did find it strange that the only brought the drink cart around once during the 9 & 1/2 hour flight. It was a cost savings approach more than anything. For the crew, I am sure it was also a time savings approach. When going to find another drink, it was clear supplies were also thinning out."
Cons: "The plane delayed by 30 minutes, I was rushed past security to wrong plane in Orlando, making me miss my flight, cue multiple times as the airlines "British Airways" and "American Airlines" bickered about who's fault it was. I'm still sat in Orlando waiting for my flight after losing my hotel in LA"
Pros: "Check In went fast, getting through security was also fast. The price was excellent."
Cons: "Small seat, did not recline fully but it was an economy ticket."
Cons: "Separating me from my party to extort a fee to sit next to each other"
Pros: "leaving the plane"
Cons: "Boarding a disaster. Flight delayed because crew had to offload hand luggage for 10 minutes. This should have been handled at check in or at the gate. Seat comfort way beyond a joke and they call themselves a premium airline. Food was out in row 4!!!! Seriously!!! Arrival at Heathrow, jetty broken and more delay."
Pros: "Quick flight"
Cons: "Inflight meals and entertainment seat pitch"
Cons: "This is the second time your plans have been late! You were late leaving from Venice to London Heathrow on August 1 which I barely made the flight to Glasgow and then coming back your flight is late leaving Edinburgh to Heathrow And my luggage doesn't make it again! You don't even serve water on the airplane which is ridiculous! Your flight crew were nice but you really need to be on time or not schedule flights with such short layover times!"
Pros: "Seat comfortable, Crew was great."
Cons: "The guy in front of me pushed his seat back and the space was reduced dramatically, even for lunch. Screen was not so good, but pprobably enough"
Pros: "A nice flight, nice attendants also."
Cons: "The tray at my seat was broken. The flight attendants were nice and offered to change my seat if I wanted, but mu original seat had extra leg room and didn’t want to miss out on that. So I chose to stay where I was sitting."
Pros: "The crew were very nice and friendly."
Cons: "The seat configuration in business class is the worst of all carriers I have ever flown. Very uncomfortable in so many ways."
Pros: "The crew was friendly and the food was good."
Cons: "Being on a plane for 9 hours in those small seats with no leg room is not pleasant, but I don't guess that will ever change. Also, no music to listen to other than United Kingdom bands I never heard of...I tried some... not my thing. Would like to have had some classic rock options, British or otherwise."
Pros: "Flight was safe. Pilots did fine job."
Cons: "Plane was filthy. Crew did not collect rubbish throughout the flight except once immediately after each meal service. I went to the back to throw away my and my seat mate's rubbish, bins were overflowing and untidy. seemed to put out crew members when I asked for a cup with ice."
Cons: "The plan from Philadelphia to Amsterdam didn't have the normal TV screens in the seats ahead of the passengers, which meant we all had one show to watch. :("
Pros: "Food !!the services"
Cons: "The seats not very good and the tv screen"
Pros: "Boarding efficient and polite"
Cons: "Old plane. If there was food they didn’t offer (said they had drinks) . When we asked they said we missed it. No WiFi or entertainment . Seats without modern headrests."
Pros: "The orderly manner in boarding & customer service"
Cons: "Everything was great"
Pros: "Great service, good / plentiful food, lots of entertainment options."
Cons: "No outlet / USB to plug in my phone or computer."
Pros: "Loved everything about this flight great complimentary food options"
Cons: "Charging for a cup of tea? Really?"
Pros: "Modern plane"
Cons: "Tiny sized seats, very narrow and no legroom. Horrible experience"
Cons: "In flight service needs to be improved"
Cons: "Seats spacing, food"
Pros: "crew was nice and friendly food was good bit old aircraft so little bit less comfortable"
Cons: "Checked-in baggage got mishandled and haven't got any response from British airlines after 24 hrs of complain filed. and on top of it their website is not working can't update my contact details and also cant track status of my complain."
Pros: "The crew was very attentive, serving food, drinks and water very often"
Cons: "A 7 hour flight took 10+ hours. Plane was very old, very poor entertainment system, tiny screen, no place to charge your electronic devices, very narrow seats, poor leg room. I can go on but I will stop here."
Pros: "staff friendly."
Cons: "seat broken, screen broken. When fixed the choice of movies was very limited. In seat power not working, so couldn't work after battery exhausted. Flight attendants were all friendly but didn't respond to call button or other requests."
Pros: "The flight was smooth from boarding to landing early at Heathrow."
Cons: "It was a fully booked flight, which means the person next to you tends to overflow into your seat"
Pros: "see above"
Cons: "see above"
Pros: "This was a BA codeshare but operated by AerLingus,supposedly a 4* airline."
Cons: "So called 4*"
Pros: "Ok food."
Cons: "Horrible flight from a comfort standpoint."
Cons: "Long wait in boarding - flight was delayed"
Cons: "Plane was very old and my seat was very out of condition and uncomfortable.... also ordered a gluten free meal which the main meal was fine but the 2nd meal was 2 packets of raisins!! Where as everybody else got a sandwich and snack!"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Not a thing"
Pros: "A great crew member or more can make a flight so much better."
Cons: "Update your entertainment systems. Head jack was broken and system old."
Cons: "Lost my bags. Incompetent in nice airport. Crew was rude"
Pros: "Efficient and polite crew and excellent entertainmemt!"
Pros: "The in-flight service was great!"
Pros: "Nothing good to say its an old plane, rubbish entertainment system no help by the British airway's staff not even in checkin when my girlfriend struggled to weigh bag the staff just looked and offered no assistance. Hardly came round to offer drinks meal was foul and the Sandwick was inedible. I will never fly British airways again I wrongly thought that they were a premier service how wrong was I"
Pros: "Arrived on time"
Cons: "We paid $85 each to have extra leg room - which were horrible seats near the toilet. Which became a gathering area and we were unable to sleep/watch movie in peace. Worst of all was the fact that someone was sick in the toilet (inside and out) the toilet was closed BUT no sign is placed on it so people continue to line up and wait..... unless I told them it was not in use.... this went on for 2 hours!!! A simple sigh on the door was all it needed."
Cons: "We purchased tickets months in advance. We were unable to check in online ahead of time so they put us on standby. We were informed by the airline that they overbook 20% - always. I purchased a seat on that flight, I should have been guaranteed that I got it. Being unable to check in early should not be a cause to bump us."
Pros: "The flight attendants were courteous and friendly. Boarding was easy."
Cons: "The designer of the business class seats used by British Aiways is surely an acrobat who flies no longer that's two hours. And those at British Aiways who bought into this design probably don't fly at all. Passengers who are sitting in a window seat must literally walk over the passenger in the aisle seat in order to get to the aisle. Flight attendants must serve the passengers on window seats right over those sitting in the aisles. The seats are narrow, and if you're sitting in the aisle, you don't even have a space to put your bottle of water or reading glasses. I can go on and on. Lastly, the entertainment seat on 63 A&B dint work so we flew without watching movies at all. This is my last flight on British if I can manage."
Pros: "ALL the cabin crew were excellent! Polite and helpful and cared for the comfort of all their passengers."
Cons: "Still at Gatwick. 24 hours later"
Pros: "Seats were close the front"
Cons: "Due to that fact that Covid-19 is present and we have to wear masks and stay six feet apart... I feel that he flights should not have been full... how can u stay six feet from someone who u don’t know is covid free when u are sitting on top of each other... Orlando airport is the worst airport I’ve ever been to.. they only had a limited amount of restaurants to feed a overcrowded airport... spirit airlines is the worst airline of all and I will never fly with them again... they changed my direct flight from Baltimore to new Orleans to Baltimore to Orlando then to New Orleans with no warning.. that was was very unprofessional... I definitely do not recommend to fly spirit ever again... I will still use kayak in the future for travel"
Cons: "Everything seemed to go well until my daughter had to go to the bathroom, we were sitting in the front area but they blocked it cause the pilot was in the bathroom. Which was fine, but a few minutes past and still nothing the she said you can go to the back so i got up and she yelled maam “ you need to sit down” and then she proceeded to speak in Spanish as i didnt understand english. So I explained firmly that I u derstood her but she just told us to go the back and then to sit so which one is it."
Pros: "Boarding time. On time arrival."
Cons: "At least offer water foc."
Cons: "More comfortable seats"
Pros: "We made it safely"
Cons: "Awful experience. Early in the day I received several updates about my flight being delayed. No details on why, but much appreciated. Upon arriving to the airport the flight was still showing 59 mins delayed. Oddly, with all of the early communxaruin, it suddenly ceased! No communication for at least 2 hrs before the flight. Even as the 'would be' boarding window, the line formed with people asking questions... yet there were no answers or updates to the proposed time of departure. Even when the 59 min late departure came and went, there was NO communication. Folks were in an uproar! Finally, with no announcement, the gate attendant just started checking boarding passes and letting people go through the gate. Huh? I have zone 1, yet he said, we're just boarding everybody.... and, on the 3+ hr flight, only 1 bathroom worked. AWFUL EXPERIENCE!!!"
Pros: "Bad experience I was sitting in the last row and half way through the flight one of the toilets got clogged and started to overflow and smell up the area. There was a puddle of water running down towards the isle and the crew member was telling her colleagues to leave it alone and let it run so she can see how bad it gets for when we land. Extremely unsanitary and unexceptable to travel with that smell and conditions. Plus to top it all off towards the end the overhead bin got jammed and I had to wait for someone to pop in open, again its unfortunate I had to go through this. Never again, I would not recommend spirit sorry."
Pros: "Crew was nice. However the spirit airline attendant at the desk told me to gate check my bag. I stood there waiting for someone to grab my bag for sometime. So I asked the stewardess and she told me just to bring the bag in and put my carry on in the over head compartment."
Cons: "However the desk attendant came on the aircraft took my bag out of the overhead compartment. And then left it outside or the plane. I waited at the airport for until 1:30am before I got a confirmation that the back was in fact at Newark still. I had a nursing convention to go to and I had no clothing. So I had to Uber to Walmart than Uber back to my hotel. So I didn’t get any sleep. I didn’t check into my hotel til 4am due to a negligent spirit employee. I paid for the checked bag and there was plenty of space in the over head compartment. She caused me unnecessary stress and an embarrassing morning with my administrators due to my lack of sleep."
Pros: "Flight staff was amazing and the pilot gave us a super smooth flight!"
Cons: "Panama City flight was delayed, which made us miss our connecting flight, and thus, we are STILL at the airport in Fort Lauderdale. The next flight we could get on was 12 HOURS LATER! There could have been another option offered, or put us on another flight even if it was through another airline."
Pros: "Crew were customer friendly despite 3 hour delay before boarding and 3 hour wait at gate for deicing"
Cons: "Cancelled flight... conditions did not warrant the need to get flight out in middlenof winter storm"
Pros: "The flight was changed 6 times, coordination by the airline was poor."
Pros: "Cheap, plane was 2 seats on each side, not even close to full."
Cons: "Crew was lively, they spent most of the flight gossiping about nonsense and playing on the intercom. Felt like I was on the plane from Soul plane, bunch of dudes congregating by the rest rooms, people running amuck all over the place. People yelling in 4 different languages. They are super cheap but then nickel and dime you to death. Everything costs from a $40 carry on bag to a $5 pepsi. 18x16x8 is what's free. Pissed them off because I had a book bag exactly that size and sure stuffed it fully!"
Cons: "That we were delayed with not many updates. We arrived at 5 am for a 7 am flight and didnt board until an hour after the said departure time."
Pros: "Certain staff were friendly and helpful"
Cons: "This was my first flight with Dpirit Airlines and I was greatly dissatisfied. Here's why: 1. Not easy to pay for baggage online; complicated and time consuming. 2. Not clear when I purchased ticket that I would need to pay for carry on as well as checked, this felt sneaky and dishonest. Be open about charges. 3. Was not given a a boarding pass for second portion of my flight. 4. Seats don't lean back so was not able to rest very well. 5. Bright floresecent lights inside plane unpleasant and also made it difficult to rest. 6. Certain staff were short and unfriendly."
Pros: "New plane nice crew"
Cons: "Small tray tables"
Pros: "The fare was maybe a couple of dollars cheaper than other airlines but"
Cons: "Your baggage fees are ridicules, your airline charges for carry-ons and if you don't do it on line, you pay more at the counter, but if you don't pay at the counter, you pay even a higher fees at the other end. So unfair!!!! I won't be flying this airline any more..........."
Pros: "The crew was friendly and helpful."
Cons: "TSA was backed up. The crowds were awful. After undressing we were unable to get back to our cell phones and wallets. We thought the money was gone, but everything fell off the conveyor line and buried them. There was only one small bench to sit on to redress, and so many people, they were literally falling on top of us. The plane seats had no legroom and my arthritis started acting up, because of no room to stretch out. Then some of the people wore so much perfume, etc that I had trouble with my Asthma. Parking was very expensive. Signage was very poor at times. Finally when we got back, late, all the gates were taken so we had to wait for one to open up. Honestly flying has gotten so bad we agreed next time, either drive ourselves or try Amtrak. Maybe next time we'll just send flowers to the funeral."
Cons: "Hidden fees! We were promised a cheap flight, then last minute charged $400 in baggage fees. Also, the flight was overbooked and we almost got kicked off the plane. I was also promised an email receipt and I never got one. I am never flying Spirit again."
Pros: "Great crew, easy boarding"
Cons: "Cramped seating. Free water would be nice."
Pros: "The airline changed the flight to 2 hours earliet without any warning. When we called they said they didnt have my email, but they had emailed me my itinerary, so this was untrue. Missed the flight and had to stay overnight at a hotel in nyc at my own expense."
Pros: "Flight crew was amazing! Quick, courteous, responsive."
Cons: "TSA precheck. My reservation indicated it was entered, but it didn't print on the ticket. When I brought this to the attention of Spirit CSRs, The answer was "Yeah, sometimes it does that." Unacceptable. TSA precheck is a convenience for passengers and, more importantly, an added level of security for TSA personnel. Prechecked passengers have already been background screened. These passengers are known safe entities in an uncertain security environment. Each person prechecked is one less security threat TSA needs to assess, meaning TSA can focus more effort on potential threats. Denying a precheck customer precheck status makes everyone's life more difficult. Fix your system, then train employees on how to appropriately deal with these issues."
Cons: "the airline cancelled the flight and couldn't reschedule another for 3 days. had to go to another airline"
Pros: "That they refunded me my money"
Cons: "The flight was delayed by an hour and a half...which would've made me late for my connecting flight. I had to refund my ticket and then purchase another ticket through a different airline because there were no other direct flights to Orlando that afternoon. I WILL NOT FLY SPIRIT EVER!"
Pros: "The plane and crew was top notch."
Cons: "Couldn't register my bag before I arrived at the airport, so I had to pay extra. $50 for 20 lbs is a lot."
Cons: "Too much to tell and no one well read this and or won't care about me at all, so why to you want to waste my time for me to explain. If you care and will do something then call me personally... Which you won't"
Cons: "Check-in at reservations section was terrible...there were 2 lines of passengers checking in and 1 line had 3 agents checking passengers in and the other line had 1 agent checking passengers in. We were second in line...in the wrong line with only 1 agent checking passengers in...we waited 20 minutes to get helped, because the party in front of us (with 2 in line) actually had a ticket for 6 passengers (4 of whom showed up several minutes later), who had to decide/pay for luggage options ,etc.. If you have 2 lines & 4 agents, 2 agents should be serving each line...enough for me never to fly Spirit again!"
Pros: "Nothing tangible about the flight. Though the attendants were nice and didn't have a problem with people overall."
Cons: "Nearly everything....and I'm not the only one. The whole flight iscompletely upset with the whole experience. #1 Checked bags are overpriced and way too many bits and ifs #2 The seats are old and not too comfortable...padding is poor #3 ZERO!!! Entertainment #4 Poor service from management (our flight has been delayed over close to 4 hours now and #1BARELY ANY COMMUNICATION #2 MISCOMMUNICATION #3 NOT ONCE A SERVICE has been offered to ease the inconvenience (everyone's hungry, upset waiting etc) I dare for anyone to suggest that this is the cost of flying an Economy flight. I have flown JetBlue and Delta and those 2 guys are OUTSTANDING. (Bags included/Descent snacks/Starbucks coffee/Entertainement 10/10 with free movies on demand!) I Will NEVER Board SPIRIT AIRLINES AGAIN until they give an entire update to their Airline and Airplane service and craft."
Pros: "All was good for the price, seats are not comfortable, the space is very restricted."
Cons: "All was good for the price, seats are not comfortable, the space is very restricted."
Pros: "I had very low expectation from a budget airline, but everything went well. The free carry-on size bag was larger than I anticipated, as I crammed all of my things in to a backpack."
Cons: "Seats didn't recline. If needing to check bags, would probably get pretty expensive as their fees are very high."
Pros: "Worst service Small terminals Seats so tight and crammed Flight attendants rude"
Cons: "See all above Not a bargain at all"
Pros: "Comfortable seats. Nice easy landing. Friendly flight attendants."
Cons: "Having my original flight from Akron cancelled 1.2 hrs before departure and having to get a ride to Cleveland to get home later the same day. Missed a day of work. No reason given for why the flight was cancelled."
Pros: "The Orlando flight was comfortable, but unfortunately the flight going out of Orlando originally was cancelled and I had to wait hours in line for a rebook. At least they rebooked my flight dornme with another airline the next day, but I missed a presentation because they couldn't find me an earlier flight."
Pros: "Used Kayak to find cheap flights that fit our time frame. Spirit airlines proved to be a quick and reliable airline getting us to Chicago 15 mins early. When departing Chicago email notifications kept us up to date on possible delays of flight caused by weather conditions. I called Spirit customer service representative and changed my flight to avoid the worst of the weather. They were able to make the changes and honor the seating arrangements I had made for my family of five. Great experience!!"
Pros: "With a little research about how Spirit can charge such affordable rates, i was able to prepare for my flight without all the "unexpected" fees, leaving no surprises or discomfort. I was able to bring my own water, snack, and in flight movie which made the flight very enjoyable. The flight crew on both flights were very helpful, professional, and even entertaining. My ratings for food and entertainment were poor simply because they didn't offer them."
Cons: "I would have enjoyed more space on the plane. I am a 5'10" female, and my knees hit the chair in front of me. And I was lucky to have friendly neighbors sitting next to me because our shoulders/arms were touching for the majority of the flight. Forget about using the arm rests available."
Pros: "Nothing. It was the worst experience ever. Would not recommend Spirit to anyone. Customer Service at its worst. Every singly time I give Spirit a try it always turns out to be the worst trip experience. They need to shut them down."
Cons: "Everything. They are horrible. Never again"
Pros: "Nothing. We elected to forfeit the entire fare and buy an entirely different ticket from another airline rather than give Spirit another dime of my business!"
Cons: "We paid $371 for two roundtrip tickets from MCO to EWR only to find out that, with 1 carry one and one check-in bag each, we would be charged AN ADDITIONAL $395!! Having never flown Spirit before, I was unaware of what a sleazy operation it was and learned an expensive lesson. I have been a loyal KAYAK customer for many years and I have to say that I am VERY disappointed that KAYAK did not make clear how exorbitant the fees would be. I'm not sure I'll continue to give you my business based on this oversight."
Cons: "I fly Spirit because its cheap if you dont check luggage. I've never departed on time. My return flight was "cancelled per my request" the day before boarding. Spent an hour explaining over the phone to poorly trained customer service reps that i did not request that change. I am currently sitting at the gate to board at 5:32 for this same flight that was scheduled to depart around noon.. Delayed twice. Got a $50 voucher if any reader wants it because I will never use this airline again."
Cons: "They lied about volcanic ash to delay their flight because their crew was not ready to fly (they didn't have enough down time) meanwhile EVERY OTHER FLIGHT FLEW OUT. They would not give us a new flight. They would not give us food vouchers. No car rentals. No housing. We were stranded in a foreign country for 12 extra hours with NOTHING. On top of that they were rude, unhelpful, and after the 12 hour delay, DELAYED THE FLIGHT AGAIN. They would not help with anything. They simply blamed the "ash" that apparently didn't affect any other airline but Spirit. Never ever using them again."
Pros: "The price is right for the base fare, but Spirit gets you with all the extra fees. Baggage cost is very high, and higher at the airport if you don't 'pre-purchase' bags to check online. The weight allowance for checked bags is only 40 pounds with massive fees for heavier bags, and they charge for carry on, too. Checking just one 30 pound bag doubled my total cost of flying, and it would have been more if I hadn't pre-purchased. They even charge for water on the plane, which I find really bad. Maybe it's just me, coming from Australia where you're legally required to provide free water, but this rubs me up the wrong way. They also charge if you need agent assistance to check in at the airport. The staff were all very polite and friendly, and the overall experience was fine, but the extra fees do NOT make it worth it. It makes the guests feel unwelcome and each extra step and extra charge makes the whole experience more stressful and complicated. You could pay a slightly higher base fare with United, for example, but probably save money with more generous baggage/check-in procedures, and have a worry-free experience, too. The staff were great; it's the company policies I have a problem with."
Cons: "Ridiculous fees and charges for every aspect of the flight. Not a fan. Probably won't fly with Spirit again."
Pros: "Ladies at counter in Orlando were friendly and helpful"
Cons: "Lost two pieces of our stroller. Accused by one of crew of putting green tag on wrong when one of the associates did it themselves."
Pros: "Flight was not near capacity, so we were able to move around the cabin to find more open seating. Crew was more than nice"
Pros: "Leaving orlando to Atlantic city was smooth! Great flight nice and easy"
Cons: "Leaving Atlantic city to Orlando was horriable and left me and my girlfriend unhappy.. Showed up 50min- an hour before flight waiting in line with only 2 people checking in flights being next in line after waiting 20-25 min to go to the fest with now only 25 min left until flight departure the worker told my gf she couldn't check her bag for under the plane cause we weren't up to the fest within 45 min of departure and said we could t bring it as a carry on... She told us we can throw out her bag full of clothes or had to pay a reschedule fee off $100 not sure if that was per ticket and wasn't till the next day when we both had to be to work in the morning.. Not to mention the 4 hour car ride to get there.. So needless to say we threw her bag out and some of my belongings squeezing as much of her stuff in my bag and throwing out clothes shoes suitcase etc.. Should offer a mailing option for situations like this especially when they were not staffed enough.."
Pros: "Crew was courteous, passengers cooperative."
Cons: "No wifi, paid so much for bags and paid to be next to my son (unreasonable fee)."
Cons: "While the ticket was $300, I ended up paying an additional $204 for 2 check in and 1 handcarry. And probably have to pat the same back. Never before."
Pros: "liked the cost. flight was good plane was clean but could have been a bit cleaner (windows) seats we good (could have been a little softer) I noticed that some of the flight crew were not as focused on their attention to the passengers. I did notice that the stewardess in our area (who sat right in front of me (exit seat )) was on her cell phone texting or playing a game or what ever young people do on their phones. as a travelling public person, my comfort level or expectation is that all the time I am on board, that the crew is on duty and focused on their duties, which should include, not being distracted by using personal electronic devises at anytime. Secondly, the uniforms that the attendants wore seemed to be a little less cared for or clean as other airlines. Lastly, (this may be picky,) but it seemed that the hair of a few of the attendants seemed unkempt at a level in keeping with the beautiful airplane we were in. There was a steward that came on the plane who looked light his shirt was too big (collar was too big for his neck) as was the size of his coat. As a business owner myself, I appreciate the small things, as these can be the things that overshadows all of the other things we do to provide a good product, service or experience for our customers. Personal inner Professionalism is a mindset that transcends and fuels ongoing service, at levels which a rule book alone cannot attain. (employees who are proud of where they work, who they work with and for, end up delivering on our promises as owners.) I like your web site and appreciate the "fun" you have built into it. I understand the message it sends, but as we know, most people expect the lower fares from Spirit, but don't get the steps you must take to be able to provide those fairs and still cover ALL THE BILLS. Continued success in the future. Jim Holland"
Cons: "Pricing after 1 carry on bag was the same as other airlines. Delayed prior to landing for 1 hour supposedly due to weather over the destination city but upon arrival no evidence of the rain and thunderstorms. Multiple passengers questioned the reason given for delay upon arrival."
Pros: "Landed on time."
Cons: "Very late boarding."
Cons: "My flight was delayed then it said it was on time my family left me an it got delayed twice then it said the gate changed so I walked down to the other gate no one there could tell me anything I showed her my smart what a nightmare this is not my first time I've been through this with spirit deciding to change airline"
Pros: "Someone was in my seat and had to wait till one minute before take off"
Pros: "If you're interested in a quick flight- UNDER $300 almost ANYWHERE**, THIS is the airlines to fly.. It's simple, fast, and got to my destination with little to no hiccups*"
Cons: "Wow, the comments below are all similar.. Look, Prices should be announced as: (ex) Atl to Orlando $160+baggage.. <--- I've heard SO MANY complaints from passengers about baggage fees.. Look, If it's one of the only ways to get extra income, then a simple carryon fee for $25 should be attached accross the board* Even IF someone didn't have a carry on, the $25 should still be within the ticket- THAT WAY, you won't have disgruntled customers having to cough up an extra $50-100+ at the check-in.. AFTER they probably spent too much on their travel.. (Not saying only poor people take Spirit, but there IS a reason people fly with them.. Because it's supposed to be economical*"