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MOST POPULARLos Angeles
1 stop from $87
1 stop from $40
San Francisco
1 stop from $90
1 stop from $38
San Diego
1 stop from $68
1 stop from $33
San Jose
Nonstop from $137
Nonstop from $69
Palm Springs
1 stop from $157
1 stop from $79
Fresno
1 stop from $94
1 stop from $44

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Low season

January

High season

July

Cheapest flight

$33

Average price round-trip

$409

Good deal round-trip

$168

Good deal one-way

$96
Best time to beat the crowds with an average 3% drop in price.
Most popular time to fly with an average 20% increase in price.
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  • Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be May, June and July. The cheapest month to fly from Portland is January.
  • Morning departure is around 11% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top 5 airlines serving Portland to California

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
8.3
Alaska AirlinesOverall score based on 29410 reviews
8.5Boarding
8.3Comfort
8.8Crew
7.9Entertainment
7.9Food
Airline reviews
Pros: "New & clean flight"
Cons: "Delay management"
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Pros: "New & clean flight"
Cons: "Delay management"
Pros: "It’s just easy to fly Alaska airlines. Friendly reliable service"
Pros: "On time departure and landing."
Cons: "Nada"
Pros: "Flight was ok."
Cons: "They took away our seats and then gave us new ones but we were separated. My son is 2 and I was t able to sit with him and my wife."
Cons: "On time"
Pros: "Very smooth flight Great tv choices!"
Pros: "Both flight were great. And also the crew."
Cons: "My luggages was not come at the destination. We don’t have clothes to changes for 2 days."
Pros: "Fuckin love flying Alaska"
Cons: "Entertainment system 40H not operational. This is not the first time. Overall the plane seemed a little run-down and in need of maintenance. Crew had a “couldn’t care less” attitude about passengers, very unusual in TK flights."
Cons: "Flight was delayed by 3.5 hours and only explanation I got was air traffic control had SFO backed up. This was very inconvenient and I didn’t get home until 2am"
Cons: "Flight was delayed over an hour and even after that, there was no room for all carry-on luggage causing me another delay at SFO waiting for baggage."
Cons: "Shady business practices, to change a flight there is a 125.00 charge. Unethical and I will never fly with them again. Many other options, including driving or Amtrak. Most airlines suck, Alaska is another crappy, money-hungry airline."
Pros: "Friendly staff, good food, relaxing flight."
Cons: "Headphones wouldn't work, screen didn't work for movies / tv."
Pros: "Excellent service from flight crew."
Cons: "No seat-back entertainment system, a separate GoGo app is required to stream free in-flight movies. Cabin looks a bit dated and plain."
Cons: "The flight was scheduled at 9:46. I checked -we were in the air at 9:32. There was no communication or warning that the schedule changed to earlier."
Pros: "Good seat in exit row."
Cons: "The delays @ SFO never fail to ruin a trip."
Cons: "I don’t think I should have to pay $25 for my first bag. 1st bah should be free. Otherwise all was well."
Pros: "Great crew as always."
Cons: "Crappy Christmas remixes playing the entire time while waiting for takeoff was insufferable. You know, many people in this county do not celebrate Christmas so not sure why everyone has to listen to it. Or at least play the original and not the easy listening covers."
Pros: "Boarding was easy"
Cons: "The crew seemed cold and tired"
Pros: "I love flying AK."
Pros: "Friendly flight crew"
Cons: "I like complimentary food and entertainment"
Pros: "Customer service was really nice."
Cons: "Wasn’t given the opportunity to choose my seat and was put in last row."
Pros: "We love flying Alaska Airlines. Staff was very helpful. Lots of leg room. And we arrived ahead of schedule."
Cons: "Our original flight had to be re scheduled and we arrived later than planned but it all worked out well."
Cons: "The crew was new and curt with travelers."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "My girlfriend and I had another 6 hours to bond on our drive home from Medford to San Francisco. And I got home way earlier than I would have if we flew."
Cons: "Because our flight from Medford to Portland was cancelled without notice, I never boarded a plane on Sunday. I rented a car and drove back instead. The cost is almost a wash with what Alaska is reimbursing me, but we'll see what I get refunded since their customer care department is closed on Sundays."
Cons: "Economy is always cramped, not just an Alaska comment. My computer almost got destroyed because the guy in front leaned his seat back"
Pros: "Service an the compassion of your Universal attendance"
Cons: "Seats are very uncomfortable glad it was a short fight"
Pros: "not crowded"
Cons: "almost 3 hrs late"
Pros: "The extra seat next to me."
Cons: "The fact that my baggage got left in Portland."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Bumpy ride"
Pros: "Boarding process fast and easy, crew friendly."
Cons: "Cabin temperature was WAY too warm and stuffy, and no entertainment options, which is disappointing when having a lap infant."
Pros: "Smooth quick flight, seats roomy, crew very nice"
Cons: "When we got in we had to on a already hot plane on the runway for 40 mins. It's was very incomfortable and I missed my airporter so had to get one a hour later getting me home at 11:30. We were on the ground at 7:40 and I didn't get on airporter until 9:30! Also, the gogoinflight didn't work."
Pros: "Staff was nice."
Cons: "We were awakened at 130am for breakfast!!!!!! Who eats in the middle of their sleep."
Pros: "Quick boarding process. Plenty of leg room. Kind team aboard plane."
Cons: "Delayed leaving but made up for it in the air. Terrible smell on the plane for the duration of flight."
Pros: "That they boarded the people in the back of the plane first."
Cons: "The slowness of the boarding process. It seemed to take forever. There was only one attendant manning the announcements and checking the boarding passes."
Pros: "Relaxing environment"
Cons: "Occasional wafts of restroom smell"
Cons: "The QR code on the phone boring pass was wrong and the bar code printed boring pass would not scan. Alaska's staff took care of it, but it was a pain."
Pros: "Most everything. Didn't purchase food. No entertainment."
Cons: "Everything was fine. Up"
Pros: "There was flight attendants that really help out and was very polite female. Not only was she polite but ask polite if I wanted to change Seat. Thank you."
Cons: "We boarded in Portland. The prompter read destination: Los Angeles. This was confusing, especially since we were actually being routed to San Jose instead of SF. So there were three different destinations, and I wasn't sure really what was going on. Due to "weather" (really, it had to have been something else, SF was perfect when we landed), we were routed to San Jose."
Pros: "Rescheduled flight was on time"
Cons: "My original return flight was rescheduled due to air traffic control and the return city was changed. This was fine but the email sent to me never told me to re check in. When I arrived at the airport one hour before the flight, my seat had been given away because I wasn't yet checked in... therefore, I had to be rebooked the following day without any compensation for hotel... not the best way to handle this situation."
Pros: "Everything went so smoothly from check-in to leaving the airport"
Pros: "After security...everything went smoothly. Your people were very helpful and efficient and friendly."
Cons: "Well...if it was me designing boarding and offloading, I would charge for carry on luggage and checked bags would be free. Carry on slows the entire process. I understand why it is the way it is, but people push the limits in everything."
Pros: "Everything went smoothly. Boarding team were very pleasant and crew as well. Flight was smooth and FAST, we arrived 15 minutes ahead of time. (Portland airport was very easy to maneuver through and staff was helpful too!"
Pros: "Pricing of extras like food and roomier seats are very competitive. I didn't take advantage of these because of the short flight but I would for a longer flight. The crew were also very friendly and attentive."
Cons: "The plane I was on was the one model in Alaska's fleet that didn't have power ports, not a big deal for a short flight though."
Pros: "All Alaska personnel were friendly. I've flown Alaska many times before. This time was especially enjoyable."
Pros: "Majority of staff were very friendly and helpful!"
Pros: "Exit row."
Pros: "Crew and service was amazing"
Cons: "Paid $28 for internet and it didn’t work"
Cons: "Purchased food on board. Dry and unappealing."
Pros: "Good services in anticipating our next leg"
Pros: "Great crew, early arrival"
Cons: "Old screens, snacks getting smaller, too much ice in the drinks"
Cons: "Bag drop agent was not helpful."
Pros: "I liked the choices of movies"
Cons: "The seats were dirty and the snack choices are not healthy at all."
Pros: "The crew was excellent."
Cons: "On time flight"
Pros: "Plane was clean & modern"
Cons: "More leg room"
Pros: "They got me an air sick bag since there were none in the pockets. Bathroom was very clean. Chair had bendy headrests. Didn’t have to check my bag."
Cons: "Very turbulent, seat did not stay reclined. On a redeye flight, this was the key misery-maker. Seat in front was reclined so no possible position to sleep from the middle seat, even for a short person."
Pros: "Seats were comfortable but crowded. Was nice to have the built in screen for entertainment."
Cons: "Did not like being bumped to a flight with a five hour layover in SLC. Travel day was already very long. We booked the flight originally based on the shorter layover of an hour and a half. Seemed very inconsiderate."
Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "Hot in the plane and the landing was uncomfortable"
Cons: "Seats did NOT recline, which seems to be a pretty poor planning for a red eye flight."
Pros: "The seats were very comfortable even though legroom was limited in the basic cabin."
Cons: "Comfort"
Pros: "Fantastic crew!"
Pros: "great trip and crew"
Pros: "The pilot, Mr. Howes, I believe, came out and personally thanked everyone for flying Delta. It was a nice touch to see the actual pilot that was flying and me home and that he shared his gratitude. Go DELTA!!"
Pros: "Good crew."
Cons: "Very tight spaces. No tv."
Pros: "Comfy seats, quick service."
Cons: "If you are in Zone 3 or 4 you pretty much have to check in your bag back there is no more room. Which I don’t understand and is highly incovienent."
Pros: "I was moved to an end Seat, as I was in constant leg pain."
Cons: "I was zitting against my Neighbor as the Seats are so narrow."
Pros: "Flight was quiet and comfortable."
Cons: "Felt claustrophobic after a while because guy in seat next to me was rather large and spilling into my seat"
Pros: "great service, easy to get on and off, snack options and drinks were all great"
Cons: "I was placed on an earlier flight as soon as I arrived at the Portland airport. The flight was full, there was no room for my bag in the overhead bins. The bag was checked, not to just Seattle but all the way to Venice. Well, surprise, surprise, the bag was lost on the way to Venice. KLM does not allow enough time in Amsterdam for luggage to make a connecting flight."
Pros: "Delta worked with us on rebooking a flight after we messed up. Onboard the staff was incredibly friendly and the free snack selection was decent (even gluten free treats). Boarding was an orderly process."
Pros: "Excellent Service."
Pros: "On time, free beer , good price"
Cons: "No movie, no charging telephone"
Cons: "I will make it my sole purpose to let everyone I know and review this on every site. Kayak messed up our flights so badly and then would not fix them. I spent 4 hours being bounced between airlines and travel sites just to be screwed with for a mistake Kayak made and would not fix. Worst company ever!"
Pros: "I was traveling alone with my (cranky) infant son and the crew members were kind and accommodating. Though the flight was delayed by almost 2 hours, the crew worked quickly to ready the replacement plane and the pilot made up time and got us to San Jose as quickly and safely as possible."
Cons: "The original plane had mechanical issues, which caused an almost two hour delay while waiting for a replacement plane to arrive. Since I was traveling alone with my young son, after an already long previous flight, it made for a more difficult trip."
Pros: "Food"
Cons: "Leg room"
Cons: "It’s was the best flight in my life"
Cons: "Gate attendant was extraordinarily rude"
Pros: "really great service, arrived early, as good as it gets."
Pros: "On time arrival"
Cons: "Small aircraft. Loud engine noise. Biased treatment for tickets booked on non Delta sites"
Pros: "Crew fantastic"
Pros: "Better seats"
Cons: "The seats"
Pros: "Almonds"
Cons: "Seat, did not get upgraded"
Pros: "Typical flight, all went well. Special services picked me up at the plane."
Cons: "Condition of the airplane"
Pros: "in economy class"
Cons: "very hard seats with not enough legroom."
Pros: "Friendliness of the staff"
Cons: "No complaints. I wish that the updates on the flight delay were a little clearer, but that's about it."
Pros: "Crew"
Cons: "Seating has gotten WAY too tight. Will not do that again ... discomfort, inability to even stretch a little bit caused painful nerve flare?"
Pros: "Crew was wonderful"
Cons: "Nothing- good flight, I couldn't sleep but that wasn't your fault"
Pros: "Comfortable plane"
Cons: "Travelled with some guys straight out of the Hangover movies. Going to Vegas for a Bachelor party and ogling and making comments on the flight attendant and other passengers! Nothing delta can do about that, It's part of life..."
Pros: "We didnt have food or entertainment because the flight was short."
Cons: "There was nothing that I didn't like."
Cons: "Poor leg room compared to jet blue"
Cons: "Snacks if possible"
Pros: "I trusted Delta to take of my clients; Delta usually did. Rather, the employees of Delta did. Now when I travel, I prefer Delta (when they aren't too much more economically). Let me change that to I used to prefer Delta, because the times, they are achanging. My home airport is Atlanta, I'm usually traveling to Seattle or Portland; Delta is king in those routes. There's more flight time options, and the entertainment available is better."
Cons: "Here's where the picky comes in. I downloaded the 'Go Go" wifi app beforehand. When I tried to connect I received a message that it wasn't available on my routes. Why couldn't they tell me that it might not work on my routes before they took my money? Further, why wasn't it available? It's not like I was going on a multi city/country trip, this was Atlanta to Portland non-stop. Then there's the 'Premier Seating". I opted for it on my outbound flight and received TSA Pre Check. I didn't buy the seating coming back; I did not receive TSA Pre Check. Coincidence? My fare was more than Alaska Airlines was offering it for, I paid for the wifi that didn't work, and in order to avoid the back of the plane, you must pay. So, I guess I'll be going to Alaska Airlines. They don't have as many flights, but I don't feel dinged for more money every time I turn around."
Pros: "Long flight but smooth despite delays"
Cons: "Delayed by 2.5 hours."
Pros: "Amazing crew. Departed and arrived on time."
Pros: "Crew"
Cons: "Decaf tea"
Pros: "Leg room"
Cons: "Plane was late for takeoff and we arrived 30 minutes after scheduled time. They didn’t announce a delay or apologize."
Pros: "Seat room is limited, especially when you are in the middle seat."
Cons: "Seat space"
Pros: "Flight was mostly smooth."
Cons: "Flight crew announcements were too loud and too frequent. Landing at PHL was unusually rough."
Pros: "Being relatively on-time was nice for a change."
Cons: "Seats are tight / uncomfortable. Crew could be better at spotting intoxicated passengers and not continuing to serve them."
Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Crew were good"
Cons: "Way late. This flight has been over 45 minutes late 1/4 of the time in the last 60 days. Today was the 1 in 3 days."
Pros: "The crew did a great job."
Cons: "Seating is very uncomfortable."
Pros: "amazing seat and awesome crew couldn't ask for more"
Pros: "Arrived early with great service which is most important when flying."
Cons: "Entertainment was not on par with competitors like Delta, especially on a long flight. Movies depended on downloading the gogo app before you boarded which most were not aware of until we were airborne."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Getting a flight"
Pros: "The seat was cormfortable and the entertainment was dope!"
Cons: "Communication. The pilot did not say when he was landing and considering it was a rough landing it would have been helpful to say. He said we shall be landing like 40minutes before Then quiet"
Cons: "Bigger seat"
Pros: "The free movie"
Cons: "4 hour mechanical delay and shitty communication"
Pros: "Everything was ok."
Cons: "very little service"
Pros: "Seats were comfortable, but stiff"
Cons: "Plane was way too hot inside and no eye masks or earplugs were handed out afaik. There was no beverage service, but this may have been due to turbulence."
Cons: "While my experience was excellent, I must acknowledge that the practice of charging significantly more for some seats is outrageous. I was happy with the (free) seats I had."
Cons: "Seats are really uncomfortable. My lower back hurt by arrival time."
Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "Flight attendant was very brash. Guy next to me smelled like an ashtray which made everything worse."
Pros: "N/a"
Cons: "Flights from PDX to BOS cancelled. Rerouted to PHX. All flights out of BOS, DC, Philly cancelled. I missed my Habitat for Humanity trip, not getting any refunds on flights or hotels. Out thousands and no one is helping me."
Pros: "TSA PRE√ went fast and easy."
Cons: "Seats are miserable to try to sleep on an overnighter."
Cons: "Seats smaller than before."
Cons: "Not BA's fault, but I didn't like the long flight. I liked the pillow and blanket provided."
Pros: "Overall solid flight"
Pros: "Crew was nice."
Cons: "Ran out of sandwiches on PDX to CLT leg. ☹️"
Pros: "Entertainment Captain Food"
Pros: "Nice clean plane prompt w drinks and food great attendants"
Cons: "Nothing. All was excellent"
Pros: "Entertainment and meals"
Cons: "Crew could of been friendlier"
Pros: "Once in the air things went well."
Cons: "We spent more time on the tarmac than in the air. The plane was unusually noisy on landing. There was little room"
Pros: "Pretty much on time departure and arrival. Comfortable, larger aircraft than usual."
Cons: "n/s as only a 40 minute flight"
Pros: "The movies were great. Staff wonderful, accommodating."
Cons: "I absolutely hated the flight from pdx to Minnesota. Plane felt unsafe, smelly & generally scary."
Cons: "Holding pattern over Dallas for 45 minutes."
Cons: "The landing gate in Palm Springs."
Pros: "Ticket agents at all airports were helpful and very considerate."
Cons: "We were not able to print our boarding passes the day before as expected per the website and purchase docs for the tickets, despite providing passport numbers (several times) and Global Entry registrations. Had to go to a ticket desk at first departure and third departure points to have them printed, with no explanations given. Also not allowed to choose our seats for the third leg. Food was barely edible. Paid extra for roomier seats on one leg, making it more comfortable, but were extremely tight on another leg which had many empty seats scattered throughout the cabin. Cabin attendants seemed more interested in pushing items that generated revenue than providing the ones that came with the ticket (which is never cheap to begin with)."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Every single bit. Was horrible and the crew was just aweful."
Cons: "Due to mechanical issues our 8am flight kept getting delayed in 30 minute increments until around 9:45 when the front desk attendants told us the necessary part had to be driven from Seattle and wouldn't be available until noon, and that their was no certainty the part would work, and that we should make other arrangements. So we did, but their earliest we could get us into Chicago was 9:30pm (original arrival was 2pm). We booked the arrangements only to find out that our original flight took off at 10:55 and American didn't even attempt to contact us. The cherry on top was that our flight (which was indirect through SFO) got delayed and we're now going to miss our connection in SFO. So currently looking at 10:30pm arrival in Chicago."
Pros: "Friendly staff ice landong"
Cons: "No leg room & I am only 5'6' & slim."
Pros: "Snacks"
Cons: "They wouldn't allow me to check my bag at the main gate so I had to go through security and check it at the boarding gate. Souvenirs were confiscated because the bag couldn't be check sooner. Then they tagged my bag with the wrong name and destination. It was 48 hours later before I got my bag."
Pros: "The crew is caring and attentive. AA is upgrading all their planes and the individual monitors so you can watch and/or listen to any entertainment you wants. Plane left on time and arrive early, making transfer less stressful."
Cons: "Nothing."
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Pros: "Timeliness"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Entertainment and great beverage options"
Pros: "Comfort, convienience. Great service. Will fly again."
Cons: "No seemed happy at all."
Pros: "Pretty comfortable"
Pros: "From getting called stupid by Linda B in the phl airport bc I used the first class check-in computers vs the regular ones, then she says "what you can't spell"? After I asked for her name, what a horrible overall experience from American airline s. Won't ever fly your airline again. I'll pay more money to avoid your company.."
Cons: "Zero entertainment on flighta out to weSr coast. Plane was very hot during red eye coming back."
Pros: "The water"
Cons: "After the whole ordeal with the first flight, I get on my second flight, which was only an hour. Something happened with the air on the plane and it was sweltering the whole flight. Really hot and uncomfortable! The day, overall was very taxing - I paid $521 for a ticket and expected a good experience . I guess that was too much to ask for. I am disappointed in American Airlines and will NEVER fly that airline again - nor will any of my family."
Cons: "Numerous delays and disappointments. Two delays before boarding. Another long delay after boarding waiting for paperwork to be completed. Long taxi period. Waited over half hour for baggage claim conveyor to start rolling."
Pros: "The movies"
Cons: "Why are stews so rude."
Pros: "Crew on both our flights were very nice and accommodating."
Cons: "United really seems to have issues with their planes. Problems on Wednesday then again today. On Wednesday we boarded late and pushed people’s flights back because the cleaners didn’t show up at boarding time and at landing time we had to go back up when the prior flight was still on the runway."
Cons: "Lol, it's United. What do you expect?"
Pros: "The crew was kind and entertaining and super helpful"
Pros: "The crew was very kind and welcoming."
Cons: "The seats are much tighter than Southwest and Virgin. My husband and I are taller (6' and 5'9" respectively) and our knees kept bumping the seats in front of us."
Pros: "How nice the crew were with all passengers"
Pros: "Good crew, great landing, short flight"
Cons: "The seats are crampy"
Cons: "United's hidden fees"
Cons: "A little late getting started, otherwise OK."
Cons: "Bad smell"
Pros: "Crew was nice and kept up good attitude"
Cons: "Endless delays. No vouchers for food. Icy cold gate towait at."
Cons: "Our flight was changed 6 times and then cancelled- we had to sleep in the airport"
Pros: "Quick and easy flight- not much to say, which is always good news while flying."
Cons: "Small seats."
Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "The disconnect between ticketing and boarding passes between the 2 airlines. We didn't have TSA PRECHK on the boarding passes United gave us in Portland and getting through security was long and tedious."
Pros: "On time. Overall everything went well."
Cons: "No food and no entertainment for a 4 hours flight. With the high price ticket I bought, I think that’s really unfair."
Pros: "The crew was great."
Cons: "Hard seats....."
Cons: "Are the seats getting smaller??? And no leg room."
Pros: "Flight crew did everything possible to make up time lost from a maintenance delay."
Cons: "Crew member splattered me with tonic from a can he opened for the passenger in front of me. No harm done, however."
Pros: "I liked that we flew directly into Palm Springs, which is my local airport."
Cons: "I didn't like how tight the seating spaces were. I'm a thin, small person and I was not comfortable. I can't imagine how a taller or heavier person could be accommodated comfortably. I never thought I'd say this ... but I've now decided I prefer taking the train because domestic air travel is just too confining!"
Cons: "Both flights were late, seriously late."
Pros: "the price of the flight was the best part of the deal"
Cons: "have to pay for movies, and no good selection of snacks on flight."
Pros: "The price"
Cons: "The leg room & the service"
Cons: "Paying $25 to check a bag each way just to be able to do early check in on the app. I only had a carry on. Total scam. Shady AF. Also the United entertainment in the app does not work with Bluetooth headphones on an iPhone."
Pros: "Flight was fine and flight attendants were nice. Employees at the gate were less than helpful."
Cons: "United booked too many flights when they knew the destination was limiting arrivals. This delayed our flight by 3 hours. Communication to the travelers was poor and misleading."
Pros: "I boooked through Kayak based on recommendations fron Rick Steves. When I tried to check in the night before, I was told I wasn't on the flights I had booked. Turns out SAS had switched me to a later flight without any notice. It took hours on the night I was readying yo leave for a three-week trip to find out what had happened. At best, I would have found out the next day at the airport and waited an extra three hours. Not the big fun! At worst, who knows? Would someone have been able to figure it out in time? Huge run-around!"
Cons: "See above. Also no vegetarian meal offerings."
Cons: "We had to check our hand luggage and be charged EUR120.00 We should have been aware of this before we obtained the boarding pass..."
Pros: "The plane was new and clean"
Cons: "The new seats where not very comfortable one crew member was very nice the other two were curt when dealing with the passengers or moving the cart up and down the isle."
Pros: "The sunrise"
Cons: "I was on the wrong side of the plane!"
Pros: "Liked that we landed safely and I was treated like a human being not just a seat but the accommodation s were a little under what I expected"
Pros: "Best company"
Pros: "Timing"
Cons: "Seats. Not comfortable at all for long flights."
Pros: "Will never use united."
Pros: "Updates from pilots Airbourne"
Cons: "The gate told us it was a late arriving aircraft but that flight wasn't late.. it was a negative swap and there was no way for the inbound crew and aircraft to be on time.. just tell the truth.. feet were freezing"
Pros: "The staff were normal and no complaints."
Cons: "I had to share my seat with the man next to me who continually had his arm and leg in my seat area. It's unfair and obnoxious to pay the same money as somebody else who then takes your already small space. I am not a large person (140lb, 5'7") and I could barely move my arms without bumping one of the people next to me. There's no reason that we should have such limited space."
Pros: "Comfortable seats with plenty legroom."
Cons: "No complaints!"
Pros: "No one smiled or looked like they were happy with a plane full of vacationers"
Pros: "Very good! Very nice and friendly employees!"
Cons: "Flight was delayed by over 5 hours with very short notice. With the exception of a $10 food voucher for restaurants that were closed, United did nothing to try to make it right."
Pros: "Nothing, please..."
Cons: "I had a connection flight to San Francisco and then from there to Honolulu and the flight from Portland to SF got delayed 5 times to up to 4 hours late so I would've missed my second flight from SF to HNL. They couldn't do anything about it so they put me on the next available flight, the next MORNING. So I had to go spend a night in a hotel which I had to pay for and wait for the next flight in the morning the next day. Next day the flight got delayed yet again this time little over 2 hours. So I would've missed the flight from San Francisco do Honolulu yet again. This time they managed to find a little later flight and put me on that but still had to wait at the airports for over 8 hours. Super mad about how United works... Had problems with my boss as well because I was supposed to work the next day but they rescheduled my flight for that day. Really not a pleasant experience..."
Pros: "Attended to us constantly"
Cons: "Everything was Great!"
Pros: "The plane was new"
Cons: "Could not be helped but a delay of a little over an hour."
Pros: "Smooth"
Pros: "Was a nice trip"
Cons: "All was good"
Cons: "Didn't like being delayed for almost 5 hours before we took off other then that it was your average flight"
Cons: "The seats are so narrow in coach that the man with broad shoulders that sat next to me could not help being in my seat. I needed to be able to sleep, since it was an overnight flight. This was not possible."
Pros: "The flight attendants were great, the in cabin service was perfect, and the blanket provided was a sweet gift"
Cons: "N/A"
Pros: "Plenty of personal space. this first leg was actually quite pleasant I would give this leg a 4.5"
Cons: "The spicy snack was awful, I needed water, it took a while to get to me."
Pros: "my first time flying with United was exceptional. it is an overall professional airline. from on time seating to a more luxurious cabin my flight from Portland to San Francisco could not have gone better."
Cons: "n/a"
Cons: "I asked a staff member a question about my checked luggage and I felt like he blew me off. No big deal though."
Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "Entertainment and better seats"
Pros: "Overall a quick flight crew was great always picking up trash it was clean."
Cons: "Only thing I hate and probably will never fly frontier again checking my bag was 50$ and the seats are absolutely uncomfortable I will pay a little more and fly with someone else everytime I fly because after bags it’s not worth it"
Pros: "Nothing very disappointed with Frontiers service"
Cons: "From Ontario to Austin we were charge $50 for each carry on luggage we 1 for me 1 for my husband total $100 charge From Austin to Ontario carry on luggage was free why?Im filling complained about the airline"
Cons: "Flight delayed 2 hours! Seats don’t recline in coach!!"
Cons: "We arrived very late due to the airline being run so poorly. Something about paperwork according to the pilot. Now the rental car company is closed so I have to sleep at the airport and wait till the budget opens again in the morning. Frontier should put me up in a hotel as their mismanagement caused the delay not the weather. But they just said too bad because the flight was less than 4hours late. Frontier - never again!!!- plus the seats are painful"
Pros: "Very professional but friendly flight attendants. Best I’ve encountered in a long time."
Cons: "Was very crowded, trays so tiny. No leg room. Checked bag price unreasonable. Cabin hot"
Pros: "Nothing was 2 hrs late"
Cons: "Was 2 hrs late"
Pros: "Pdx is a great airport"
Cons: "Getting charged for EVERYTHING with frontier. Pretty classless company."
Pros: "The flight itself was fine"
Cons: "I used to love frontier but now everything from baggage policies to checking in feel like a huge hassle"
Pros: "crew"
Cons: "you should be arrested for those seats"
Pros: "Comfort seating is spacious."
Cons: "Doesn’t make sense to charge for water."
Cons: "Considering you paid for luggage, no complimentary beverage service and attendants whom expected "team" work to clean the plane, this was the worst example of customer service I have experienced. I travel frequently and very disappointed in Frontier's service and comfort. The space between seats were uncomfortable for a couple of half marathoners. Again quite disappointed and will be avoiding Frontier in the future, no matter the perceived savings."
Cons: "how many hidden fees -- seats, baggage -- could they come up with... well $50 worth!"
Pros: "Didn't like a single thing."
Cons: "Your horrible gate lady in Denver made us miss a flight because she decided to charge us $90 for 2 Carry on bags"
Cons: "The flight was delayed over two hours, the crew was pretty nice though"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "They change my flights"
Cons: "I purchased through early online check in round trip carryon for $70. But there is no record and had to pay$45. At PDX."
Cons: "They kept pitching their credit card. They charge extra for every little thing (carry ons, drinks), why would I want their card?"
Cons: "I had to pay additional for any seat I selected. I also had to pay $40 for a carry-on luggage. They offered no snack or beverages. It was ridiculous ! Makes me appreciate Southwest airlines By the time I purchase my seat and paid for One carry-on I was out another $108. Seems like false advertising"
Cons: "The first leg of my trip home started by us being delayed by 30 minutes. Concerning because of connecting flight in Denver. Seats were too crowded-no leg room. I was forced to pay 45.00 to check a carry on bag because of liquids-The flight out on Alaska Airlines allowed for a checked bag at 25.00."
Pros: "Seats were about as thin and hard as plastic lawn chairs - not ideal for a red-eye. Attendants were nice but there was basically nothing offered and when my sister asked for a ginger ale she was told it would be $2.75. Ha!"
Cons: "Pretty much everything. I can't believe you have to pay $40 for a carry-on bag. !!!!"
Pros: "Nice crew."
Cons: "Pay for seat, website said pay for overhead luggage but not true, pay for beverage, no seat recline, long wait for baggage."
Pros: "Fast boarding"
Cons: "Checked bag was $40 each way and everything cost extra. No drinks etc."
Pros: "The crew were very polite, friendly and professional."
Pros: "crew was very good.... boarding good too. we sat in exit aisle so great leg room."
Cons: "hidden cost re seat costs and baggage costs. should have paid more attention to fine print. was not evident until we printed boarding passes. will not use Frontier again."
Pros: "Regular flights are that, they are not first class. Overall it was pleasant, on time, and safe. A normal American experience."
Cons: "The fact that they had no other options to get me to Denver. And the help line barely spoke English. So I lost 2 months of planning and couldn't complete the trip. Wooo a refund. Not what I wanted."
Pros: "The tailwind"
Cons: "Crew was over the top obnoxious with constant announcements and sales pitches for a credit card that probably has a fee associated with each swipe. Seats were terribly uncomfortable and did not recline after having to PAY for a place to sit in addition to the airfare."
Cons: "Boarding. Why can't airlines go back to the old way of boarding from the rear of the airplane first?"
Cons: "I got charged $40.00 for my carry-on bag. A cup of coffee costs $2.99 The size of the tray shrank to 1/3 of the usual size"
Pros: "The flight itself wasn't bad.."
Cons: "Random things came up- we all boarded and were about to push back when they made us all get back off for a bag check done by police. Returning flight- delayed 1.5 hours (10:15am flight out of Portland, OR)"
Pros: "All the employees were very friendly. Plane was clean."
Cons: "I was surprised that no bags were included and there were no complimentary snacks. I understand that those things are excluded to cut ticket prices, but by the time I paid for bags on both flights, I paid as much as I would have for a larger airline."
Pros: "Not to pay for a seat when I check in? Not to pay for a CARRY ON bag?! Not to pay for a drink of water? Or peanuts? Wow."
Cons: "See above."
Cons: "Swindled at the airport to pay $40 for a carry on, with no heads up during the booking process."
Cons: "The number of add-on costs were unexpected and costly. The comfort level was poor (don't like the design of the airbus; couldn't even reach the light and air controls). Even coffee costs extra money. Overall, the experience was poor and I will not fly Frontier again."
Pros: "The seating was nice"
Cons: "That we had to pay for snacks and soda that most airlines give free. I wasn't expecting that so I just went hungry. I also don't like that we have to pay baggage fees."
Pros: "Flight was fine, on time. Just the service I expect but very uncomfortable."
Cons: "Seats were not adjustable, very uncomfortable. Did not feel paying a fee to carry my small duffel was appropriate, added to the expense of my trip. No free food or drink, zero entertainment but I didn't need either."
Pros: "The people were very friendly. The initial price was the lowest to fly."
Cons: "They charged for a carry-on bag, charged for any checked bags, charged to pick a seat on the flight. None of that information is available before purchasing a ticket. I will fly southwest next time."
Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "They charge for everything and do not show those costs when booking which as far as I know is illegal. You have to pay to check a carry-on. You have to pay $40 to check a bag. We landed and had to sit on the tarmac since there was nowhere for our plane to go. The flight attendants were chilly. The seats don't recline. The tray table is 3 inches wide. It's a junk-o airline and I will NEVER fly it again."
Cons: "no USB outlets on the flight, but it was a new plane. I feel like this is a very cheap way to make flying customers happy."
Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Extra charges for EVERYTHING, including a place to sit. No amenities at all: seats don't recline, tray tables are five inches wide, not even a cup of water without a charge. The ticket may look less expensive, but two people had to fork over another $200 to get on the plane with one bag and have an awful flight. Don't let any company treat customers this badly."
Pros: "Easy boarding, got into Denver early, plane was new and clean."
Cons: "Wasn't informed prior to purchase that any type of bag is an extra fee resulting in this flight costing me $80 more than anticipated. Now this flight ended up costing me more than other airlines but Frontier has far fewer amenities. I won't be flying with Frontier again."
Pros: "The price"
Cons: "Rude gate agents. Actually threw my baggage claim at me and rolled her eyes. Then when we were getting on the plane she never even said a word or made any eye contact with anyone whole she was talking about her weekend plans with the other agent. Worst customer service ever. If I could give negative stars I would."
Cons: "We were stuck on the plane for an hour after landing and luggage took another hour to get. Didn't leave the airport until after 1 am."
Pros: "nice checkin staff in Portland"
Cons: "waited over an hour to deboard plane once it landed, then waited over a hour for bag. Staff had no idea what was causing delays and were very overwhelmed. Even the pilot sounded extremly frustrated when telling us he had made several calls and could not get anyone to answer or open the gate. Totally unacceptable."
Pros: "The crew was nice."
Cons: "The airline takes cheapness to an extreme. You buy a ticket, but that doesn't buy your seat, so you have to pay extra for a seat. The seats are also the most uncomfortable seats you have ever sat on. They are basically a piece of plastic with leather wrapped around them and they do not recline. On the way to Portland I bought the cheapest seat, but on the way back I bought the more expensive... Exact same seat. You have to pay to carry-on luggage (costs more than checking a bag). By the time you buy a seat and pay for your baggage, you end up not saving any money so you may as well fly with a comfortable airline."
Pros: "It was the cheapest flight by a couple hundred dollars."
Cons: "The seats were uncomfortable. There was zero entertainment and no free food on a 5 hour flight. There was an extra $30 charge each way for a normal size carry on. This was not apparent at booking. I flied solo so this wasn't an issue, but you have to pay extra to sit together. It's cheap and you get what you pay for."
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "No snack! Charge for carry-on bags and drinks! Nice flight attendants."
Pros: "I like how frontier waited until I had driven three hours to the airport to tell me the flight was canceled and when I got there they couldn't even open their own computer system to give me information of a useful variety."
Cons: "I didn't like how I wasn't able to fly anywhere. My flight was cancelled and the next flight wasn't until three days later. Needless to say the next time I travel I would rather ride a blind three legged donkey than fly with frontier."
Cons: "Ridiculous passengers nearly causing a delay in our flight."

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