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High season

May Most popular time to fly with an average 25% increase in price.

Average price of a round-trip

$489 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a round-trip

$421 or less

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  • The cheapest flight from Philadelphia to Santa Barbara was found 72 days before departure, on average.
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  • High season is considered to be April, May and June. The cheapest month to fly is October.
  • Morning departure is around 45% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
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Top 3 airlines serving Philadelphia to Santa Barbara

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8.3
Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,165 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Seats were very comfortable with good leg space. The onboard texting feature was amazing to keep in touch with family."
Cons: "For a six hour long flight the food choice was not all that great. Some more sandwich/breakfast choice will be welcome."

Pros: "Staff has been amazing from start to end. From check-in to onboard the plane, everyone was courteous and a delight! You’re a winner Alaska Airlines!!!!"

Pros: "Comfortable seats"
Cons: "We sat on the runway for nearly an hour."

Cons: "WiFi didn’t work on my laptop for movies. Otherwise, great flight!"

Pros: "Seating choice"
Cons: "Boarding wasn't as bad as Delta... god they suck"

Pros: "Had a TV w/ lots of free movie options, seats were comfy, plane was nice and clean, staff was very kind"
Cons: "This is the best flight I’ve been on, would recommend anyone to Alaska Airlines"

Cons: "Late departure as the crew arrived late. Late arrival causing me to miss a connection"

Cons: "My flight was cancelled and instead of getting a cancellation notice, I received a “your flight has been updated” email which indicated that my flight was changed from Wednesday to Friday. Unacceptable!!!"

Pros: "Entertainment system."
Cons: "Cabin crew."

Pros: "Overall pleasant experience"

Pros: "Loved the crew"

Pros: "Plane was new - excellent entertainment system w a lot of movies to choose from; very nice staff; departed early; arrived early; got our bags within minutes of getting off plane. Probably one of the best flight experiences we have had."
Cons: "Nothing - everything was excellent! If there was something they could improve upon. It would be either improving the quality of the earphones or enable passengers to use their Bluetooth earphones."

Pros: "I loved the speedy boarding process and atmospheric lighting aboard the plane and the complimentary coffee."
Cons: "Crew was detached and came off unfriendly. Seats hurt to sit in after two hours. A 5 hour plane ride is uncomfortable and hot even with fan on. WiFi too expensive for my budget."

Cons: "Nothing, all was perfect!"

Pros: "Pleasantly surprised, nice journey the whole way"

Pros: "The coffee was good and the crew was attentive and helpful."
Cons: "The transfer was very rushed. I know it’s hard to control those things, but 45 minutes turned out to NOT be enough time between flights, especially because the first flight was taxiying for 20 minutes once we landed, which was an unanticipated delay."

Pros: "Good crew, early arrival, great plane (737-800)!"
Cons: "Hard landing (half point deduction) 9.5 ;-)"

Pros: "Plane was on time"
Cons: "Not enough space for everyone's luggage"

Cons: "Flight from PHL to PORTLAND delayed 3.5 hrs due to weather... ok that’s a safety thing. But then the pilots couldn’t fly us to Portland due to shift restrictions. Told us they had to stop in BOISE for fresh pilots and no one was leaving the plane. Got there and they made everyone get off the plane and take their belongings with them. Meanwhile since we already missed our connecting flight from Portland to Bellingham they rescheduled us from Portland to SEATTLE to Bellingham later that night but while stopped in Boise we managed to get on a flight directly to Seattle and our son picked us up there instead of Bellingham. We were told our checked bags would go to their tagged destination so we drove to Bellingham to collect them. Not so. Luggage is missing."

Pros: "Roomier than most flights. Pilot explained a delay. Friendly staff. Order what you want when you want on screen."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The stewardess, the time waiting on the tarmac and the many, many, many delays. Also my seating in the middle seat. I am elderly and handicapped and I requested a change and was turned down by the stewardess in very clipped tone of voice."

Pros: "There was an infant in the seat next to mine and before I ever got to it I was moved to first class. It was a classy move. I will fly Alaska airlines anytime!"

Pros: "There seemed to be more legroom than usual and the flight attendants were responsive. There was an excellent selection of movies to choose from and passengers could order from a small selection of free beverages during the flight."
Cons: "A small snack of some sort would have been nice, as would headphones. Despite the selection of films to watch, they had to be viewed as close captioned (which not all were) unless passengers had brought their own headohones. It would also have been pleasant to see even one of the flight attendants smile at least once."

Pros: "Very curtious employees. Seat room was better than most."

Pros: "Cost of flight was reasonable"
Cons: "Verbally ATTACKED BY FLIGHT ATTENDANT NAMED TOM Alaska Airlines June 5, 2018 Confirmation code: FYHBFZ Depart Philadelphia 8:15am to San Fransisco Flight # 1153 FLIGHT ATTENDANT SHOULD BE FIRED"

Pros: "Ustomer service at the gate"
Cons: "N/a"

Pros: "Quick direct flight, easy check-in"
Cons: "Small space"

Pros: "Since they bought Virgin they have free entertainment and you can order food from menu. Good crew and comfortable seats."
Cons: "Don't like that they are changing carry on sizes"

Pros: "good straightforward flight"
Cons: "Priority boarding is wonky and was ignored whole flight pass onboarding. plus, more legroom needed WITHOUT an upcharge."

Pros: "The part where I got off the plane."
Cons: "Late by an hour taking of, sat next to heavy people both side. walk way side you would think is no issue but the guy was so heavy that you was in the walk way. I received far to many crotch and butt rubs on my shoulder and a couple times to my face from people squeezing by. My seat should be my seat, it’s what I paid for. The continuous invasion of my already very small personal space just makes flying so unopealing."

Pros: "Alaska airlines has got it together, probably the best airline company out there. Customer service, punctuality, comfort, baggage department are all top notch!!! I'm so glad they're in Philadelphia so I can come back to this tightly run ship after struggling with other airlines for years!!! My experience was AWESOME!!!!"
Cons: "NOTHING"

Pros: "Great flight on tomen comfortable seats"

Pros: "By far the best airline I've ever flown! Wow! They have it figured out and have an excellent crew!"

Pros: "Everything about the flight was pleasant. The crew were friendly and helpful, the flight was smooth and ran on time. I liked the organic snack box. I would definitely fly Alaskan again and recommend it to my friends."

Cons: "Nothing to complain about!"

Pros: "We left on time, and arrived 30 minutes early. Crew was fantastic and very attentive."

Pros: "Friendly staff"

Pros: "Very comfortable plane and excellent crew"

Pros: "The plane was clean. The crew was extremely friendly- always had a smile. Tablets for rent and with "free" entertainment on tablet. Boarding is from back of the plane- no groups."
Cons: "Returned on red eye - too many lights on making it difficult to sleep. Not providing free movies, etc on a cross country trip. M"

Pros: "Quick flight and friendly staff"

Pros: "Left early and arrived early. Bags were at baggage claim when I arrived."

Pros: "Left on time. Quick boarding process & really liked that the back rows got to board first. Friendly staff. Arrive on time, even a bit early."

Pros: "Ease of airport, flight attendants"

Pros: ",'"
Cons: "90 minutes late returning"

Cons: "All legs of my trip from San Jose to Seattle to Philadelphia and back were all delayed; so much so that on the trip to Philadelphia, I had to be rebooked on Delta; and on the trip back to Seattle, I almost missed my flight due to a 50 minute delay on the runway waiting. I found out that "officially", the plane was "on time" because the plane closed the doors on time. Also, same thing from Seattle to San Jose, we were delayed 30 minutes due to a tire that needed replacement. Again, "officially" we were on time, because the doors had closed and we were just sitting inside the plane."

Pros: "My stewardess was amazing!"

Cons: "I wish they offered something other than cookies. Even peanuts is a nice option."

Cons: "One of my travel mates got motion/air sick and was told by a flight attendant: 1) You need to go to the bathroom 2) You need to stay in the bathroom, even during landing She stayed in the bathroom for over an hour. My friend also cleaned up her own vomit in the back of the plane, was not offered any help or sympathy by the flight crew."

Pros: "Flight attendants were very professional and nice smiling and pleasant."

Pros: "Flight attendants were helpful, professional and friendly"
Cons: "Old plane, not in good shape; seat pocket broken, are rest controller did’t fit into arm rest properly, panel in bathroom held in place (kind of) with duct tape, no individual screen for movies."

Cons: "There was no inflight entertainment for such a long flight."

Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "The delay and the seat comfort for purchasing the main cabin seats was not as expected."

Pros: "That it actually happen. Poor communications from British Airways and American Airlines."

Cons: "I was so disappointed as soon as I walked into the plane. It was very old plane and very dated. There was no entertainment center. It was a long flight with nothing to do. :( I will never fly with American Airlines to Europe again)"

Pros: "Nice crew, plane clean."

Pros: "Basic flight. Super uncomfortable seats. Older plane. Cramped. Pilot was great. Flight smooth."
Cons: "Got there safe!"

Cons: "2 of our screens didn’t have audio working so couldn’t watch movies :-(. - assistants rebooted the systems but that didn’t help :-("

Pros: "I really liked crew, fast boarding"
Cons: "Old airplane, very noisy , no tv screans on seats, boring movies on tv and horrible ear sets, could not hear anything. very dissapointed experience."

Pros: "The flight was on time, nice crew."
Cons: "Only pretzels and drink on a 2.5 hour flight."

Pros: "The availability of entertainment on board. The hot meal was good."
Cons: "The seats were cramped for such a long flight."

Pros: "Entertainment"
Cons: "Food Seats so tight"

Pros: "It was always a close call and almost missed my flight"
Cons: "AA...they delayed flights and were very unprofessional. i will definitely choose BA over AA anyday."

Pros: "See above"
Cons: "See above"

Pros: "My connecting flight from london arrived late and the crew made sure i made it onto the flight to stl even though I barely made it to the gate on time."

Cons: "The Crew Tried to take us from our seats so they could sleep in our seats. They tried to relocate us to the last row where the seats don't recline.they were very abusive and rude, we have it all on a body Cam and we'll lodge formal charges against American Airlines once we return to the States. Worse Trip EVER."

Cons: "Only half the crew worked"

Pros: "Didn’t expect a hot dinner or a breffy, so that was nice!"
Cons: "Felt crowded for such a long flight, but the flight crew was great."

Pros: "Empty seat by side"
Cons: "Overhead light not working TV screen not working Very average food"

Pros: "Crew was good, seats comfortable"
Cons: "my entertainment system headset plug was broken and didn't work - a problem for such a long flight!"

Pros: "Having more room for our seats to get comfortable and that we had a dinner that was served. Was not expecting that"
Cons: "none"

Pros: "Good legroom, nice crew, temperature was comfortable, arrived ahead of schedule even though we sat on the departure tarmac for at least 30 min after we left the gate."
Cons: "Sitting on the tarmac and no individual screens on one flight."

Pros: "No problems. Everything was smooth"
Cons: "Took 35 min to move from the gate with everyone buckled in."

Pros: "How nice the landing was. And how really sort it was"

Pros: "Flight attendants actually seemed to care about what they were doing. Seats were pretty comfy for once."
Cons: "Flight delayed with no explanation or apologies. Putting two and two together from the airport monitors it looks like they had to swap planes due to a scheduling or maintenance issue. Just another chapter in the neverending saga of delayed American airlines flights"

Pros: "Things went very smoothly."
Cons: "Long layover"

Pros: "We arrived safely and so did our luggage."
Cons: "PHL-Lisbon plane left 3 hours late due to CATERING problem. Seats were uncomfortable and food was awful. Lights and entertainment controls at my seat didn’t work."

Pros: "Not much here. The seats were ok, but the rest of the flight the airline was just poor."
Cons: "The airline is so outdated and behind the times of their competitors, their in that they don't have in flight entertainment unless you download their app and give them your email address. On top of that when I originally booked my flights, I had made sure to have 1.5 hr for a layover between my connecting flights. Well, they decided to move up my connector such that I had 25 minutes to run across 2 terminals. They only give you pretzels on the plane, and a single soda drink. They offer you "food bundles" but why do I want to pay $8 for a sandwich that costs $1 to make."

Pros: "The food was better than other international flights I’ve been on."
Cons: "A “broken plane?” Are you kidding me? This was the explanation for a 3 hour delay. A European connection should have either rigorous maintenance routine and/or records or there should be planes ready to fill a unexpected need."

Pros: "Boarding, comfortable seats, clean"
Cons: "Mediocre service, choice of food was down to one option (and I was on the 2nd row)"

Pros: "Crew was great, and flight was relatively on time."
Cons: "Itinerary I received was for British Airways, with whom I have always had excellent experiences. However, I discovered at check-in I would actually be traveling on American Airlines with a different flight no. I had already provided my BA flight numbers to family. No explanation was give to me prior to flight that this would be the case. Food was terrible- even for Coach class - I don't always expect a gourmet meal, but BA was consistently good in the past, so I had positive expectations. My personal entertainment system did not work properly so I could not use it."

Pros: "Much more room in seats than expected"

Pros: "Good seats with a bit more room than most planes. Very good staff onboard."

Pros: "When i got off the plane"
Cons: "Food was worse than prison food. It was a full flight and my entertainment screen did not work for half the flight from phl to man. Several times i was told its bein reset over the hours. Every other screen seemed to be working. I paid $1600 for this flight as it was booked a week beforhand as my mother got really sick and needed to be here. Honestly, never again. Over priced,horrible food and no workin tv. Expect more for the price. Will be my last time using them after years of doin so"

Cons: "Nothing. It was cancelled with little to none explanation"

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Outdated airplanes"

Cons: "I paid $20,for the in flight Internet and it didn't work. Neither did my monitor."

Pros: "When our flight was delayed in Denver the agent at the check in gate worked very hard to get our flight plans changed with as little impact as possible."
Cons: "We understand that delays happen but due to a delay on American Airlines we have lost our luggage and it doesn't seem likely it will be returned. We had five pieces of luggage lost during our flight from the U.S. to Spain. When we arrived in Madrid we were told that all five pieces had been located. When we went to pick them up the next day there were only four pieces at the airport. We were told the fifth suitcase would be delivered when it was located. It's ten days later and there's no sign of the luggage. It has taken multiple phone calls to get the information about the luggage correct. They assure me that they have everything correctly documented and then when I call back they haven't changed a thing. It has been a very frustrating process overall."

Pros: "There were empty seats close to me, so that was great. The food was pretty good and it was nice that the wine was free."
Cons: "The screen on the back of the seat in front of me did not work well at all so it was difficult to watch movies. (I had to press multiple times to change the screen from one display to another.)"

Pros: "Crew was helpful and provided sufficient food and drinks. Plane was late."
Cons: "The plane was late. Took a long time to turn over and the seats were not very comfortable. This was a flight operated by American Airlines"

Pros: "Food and crew were excellent. In flight entertainment vast."
Cons: "Seats were terribly uncomfortable. I was sandwiched between two men in an aisle seat of 4 and our arms were bumping into each other the whole time because the seats were smaller than the people. It was the most back and lower lumbar discomfort I've had."

Cons: "Plane needed to be updated. CRT TVs still? More space in seating for such a long duration flight. Head rests that don't rise more than a few centimeter. What's the point then?"

Pros: "I had never flown coach and decided to try it at a ridiculously low price. It was fine. I slept well and the service was above expectation for Coach"
Cons: "It was difficult to get to the rest room because it was a full flight"

Pros: "Another great flight. On our plane the entertainment was free and I was able to watch a lot of movies. We even landed early"
Cons: "I know it was a very long flight and my butt and legs were hiring by the time we landed. Also I'm lactose intolerant. And I wasn't able to eat any of the food. But it did look good. But overall a very good flight."

Pros: "Flight on time. Crew were pleasant."
Cons: "Usb charger would not charge tablet in flight. Tried multiple sources since there were 4 of us-none worked."

Pros: "Flight was crowded , they stored my bag without fee which was greatly appreciated"
Cons: "Plane was too small for international flight"

Cons: "Had to book a flight to Providence and then rent a car to drive to Boston since there were no other available flights to Boston today."

Pros: "our original flight was cancel due to snow, and we were placed at a hotel and food vouchers were given as well"
Cons: "no head set were passed out making video entertainment useless"

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "The entertainment screen for seat did not work. A crew member indicated that he would try to fix it, but he never reappeared and nothing was done to alleviate the problem. They could not have cared less."

Pros: "Watched movies most of flight and the wine was free. The pilots got us there safely."
Cons: "They never called for groups, except 1st class. After they boarded it was a free for all. Wasn't allowed to check in online, had to wait until I got to airport.The seats just keep getting smaller and smaller. The microwaved tv dinner they served was horrible. Someone pooped on the bathroom floor."

Cons: "Clean the bathroom!! Horrible, horrible, horrible!!"

Cons: "Very late flight, seats bad"

Pros: "My father passed away earlier that day and I needed a ticket quickly to fly home. At the airport I was a mess and the airline counter attendant was so amazing helping me ( I had never flown United and had no idea about their luggage policies ect..). She quickly pulled me aside.. helped me with checking in and did her best to fine me another seat thatvwas better than the one I had already chosen.Also, she gave me a hug and her condolences. Flying with an airline that has heart helped me so much during one of the most difficult times of my life. I will absolutely fly with them again."
Cons: "No complaints ... but I paid for a movie to take my mind off of my father's passing during the flight and there was a short in my monitor for our whole row. It kept cutting in and out and "searching for signal", I only was able to see 1/4 of the movie I paid for with all the interruptions in signal."

Pros: "a little bit more foot-room than my previous flight on a different airline."

Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "Great aircraft!"

Pros: "United got me from point A to point B"
Cons: "Crew was rude, not just to me, but to other patrons. Flight was packed going and the man scanning boarding passes spoke to those of us asking simple questions as if we were stupid and defiant. Was he a prison guard in his previous job? On the way to Newark, I had an aisle seat. One of the stewardesses blazed by me with a cart ramming it into my shoulder without so much as a, "sorry." I'm not a big woman but maybe as I dozed off I leaned over a bit...There is no way she didn't feel her cart hit me. Rudeness, it seems is a part of the culture at United because the flight attendants coming back squeezed past the long line for the bathroom without saying, "excuse me." They did however, say, "I need to get by," and one of them brushed by the gentlemen sitting next to me and bumped his laptop and coffee. Overall it seems that the crew working these particular United flights have forgotten that we pay hard earned money to fly. Some of us are going on vacation, to see loved ones, and some are flying to deal with unpleasant circumstances. The staff may fly several times a day, but most passengers do not. There's a lot of prep and anxiety, that goes into taking a flight and a surly flight crew multiplies that anxiety. No one wants to fly with a crew that hates their job."

Pros: "The crew was nice and great with the three very young kids sitting in front of me. Left and landed on time!"
Cons: "Very cramped seating. The on flight entertainment kept searching for a satillite signal, only ever staying on for 30 seconds before searching for the next 3 minutes."

Pros: "Seats are comfy"
Cons: "Food service sucks"

Pros: "I'm handicapped and the help getting from terminal to terminal. The people were very helpful."
Cons: "I have metal leg braces. I had to remove them to get in the seat. So the flight was uncomfortable. It would be nice if the plane could have handicapped seating.I know I wouldn't have minded paying a little more for comfortable seating."

Pros: "Pilots and some flight attendants were kind and friendly."
Cons: "On the return home, I was seated in the last row right next to the lavatory. I was bumped into at least 25 times by other passengers and flight attendants. I would suggest removing the aisle seat on both sides."

Pros: "The crew did the best they could with what was presented."
Cons: "Pilot should of gave us accurate times rather than saying "we should be taking off in another 15 min folks" which turned into 4 hours, pretty crazy."

Cons: "Not much leg room- hard to access my bag under the seat"

Cons: "Flight was delayed, missed connection, chose to go to Minneapolis and was booked on a flight that I didn't have time to get to the terminal, so was rebooked a 3rd time, missed my shuttle, have no idea where my luggage is"

Cons: "First leg delayed on Tarmac for over an hour so I missed my connection. Then united rebooked me for the next day but gave me no voucher or money towards a hotel so I had to get one myself since it was all night in the Houston airport.mthem the rebooked flight had mechanical problems we had to change airplanes, and gates/terminals and were delayed another 2.5 hours. It was terrible."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Plane was delayed due to fuel issue. Missed connecting flight and was put in economy when I paid for first class."

Cons: "My connection to YYZ was cancelled and I was not even rebooked to the next flight. I needed to buy a ticket on Air Canada in order to get there. Every time I fly United I find myself asking "why in the hell am I flying United?""

Pros: "Getting off the plane"
Cons: "Very delayed flight No updates for departure, empty desk until it was time to depart, for why we sat on the runway for so long, no update on landing time or that we were starting descent"

Pros: "The seats were comfortable. Staff was loud. But flight was okay. On time."

Cons: "Very rude crew."

Pros: "Good service"

Cons: "Showed up at gate to get my seat and attendants seemed flusterred and unprepared. It seemed that they were having trouble finding a seat for me and I could hear them discussing options with other airlines to get to my final destination"

Cons: "Either ran out of or no snacks offered. Crew seemed a little impatient"

Cons: "Where do I start. Let's start with booking and the lack of knowledge, inability to listen and respond in an appropriate manner, and the fact that after I asked to speak to a manager due to the previous issues with the agent, and after being transferred all I needed was some understanding and support due to a family emergency and instead I get a short rude push back and then hung up on by the manager after I expressed my struggle and desperation for help. The lack of empathy and just the overall experience was beyond horrible, and if it wasn't for the desperate situation I was in I would have never used your services."

Cons: "I didn't like that on the way to Philly I could watch movies on my device, but on the way back I would have had to pay to use the seat-back system."

Pros: "On time bags made connection"

Pros: "Crew very friendly!"
Cons: "No entertainment (video screens ) on board flight."

Cons: "Flight was delayed. No Snack service after being delayed. Seats were not as comfortable as other CRJ200 jets"

Pros: "It was a light flight, so I could have my carry-on with me even though I was in group 5. The breakfast -- berry pecan French toast -- was surprisingly tasty and satisfying (if not very attractively presented)."
Cons: "Too bad I had to pay so much for the exit row seat. I'm tall and it's needed for standard comfort (as opposed to extra comfort). Oh well. Gotta squeeze those dollars out of the passengers every way they can."

Pros: "The boarding was very smooth."
Cons: "The passengers behind me had a baby on board that cried throughout the whole flight."

Pros: "Boarding was efficient and the crew was competent."
Cons: "United charges you extra for everything. Economy is uncomfortable."

Pros: "In Flight staff very nice"
Cons: "Delays delays"

Pros: "Nothing!"
Cons: "My first time flying through United and I am dissapointed my flight was delayed over 6 hours and we get no refund for that? Really United? Aren't you suppose to be a top airline for a reason. Never again"

Pros: "Friendly service, nice and comfortable."

Cons: "The seat cushions were in terrible condition!!!"

Pros: "Departures and arrivals were on time. Boarding was efficient. Baggage arrived in claim area quickly. No stress or hassle."

Pros: "Crew was attentive and efficient."
Cons: "Seats are very cramped for anyone above average height. Not enough space for carry on baggage when the plane is full."

Pros: "The flight staff were courteous."
Cons: "The seats were too tight I was squished to the window by big person next to me and the person front of me reclined to tighten up the space more. My seat could not recline"

Pros: "Nothing no transparency"
Cons: "Everything no compensation no assistance upon arriving to Houston four hours late for connection... Had to rent a car to get to San Antonio"

Cons: "Cross country flight, tiniest snack ever, $8 for any entertainment. Choose JetBlue if you get the choice"

Pros: "It was awesome fckin amazing"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "I paid for my luggage in advance and when I arrived at Philly airport it was not acknowledged"

Pros: "Returned flight from Phily was ok and on time"
Cons: "The first part of my flight was cancelled after the passengers were boarded. Then long lines to make changes. I had to booked with American Airlines to get to Phily"

Cons: "Every time I fly through San Franscisco, my United flight is cancelled, delayed or I get stranded! If you know a large number of your passengers are coming in on a flight from the east coast that was delayed for de-icing...wouldn't it be easier to just hold the flight, since it is the last flight of the night. United's customer service and care of passengers is horrible!"

Cons: "bad movieselection, bad food, the crew was ok not more, I arrive safe and in time. That's all we neeed no?"

Pros: "acceptable for the price"

Pros: "This was the best flight."

Cons: "I was asked to change my flight. I did so out of the goodness of my heart. I then went to check into my new flight and I was told I wouldn't probably be put on it. Although it was eventually corrected, it was unnecessary frustration."

Cons: "My flight was many hours delayed due to bad weather in Denver. Then my flight from Denver to LAX was eventually cancelled so I took a direct flight from Phl to LAX on American. That flight was fine."

Cons: "Delayed many hours, canceled beverage service"

Pros: "same as above"
Cons: "same as above"

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