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|August||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 27% drop in price.|
|June||Most popular time to fly with an average 18% increase in price.|
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Alaska Airlines has waived its change and cancellation fees on flights from Portland to Reno. Confirm policy on booking site.
Alaska Airlines does not allow booking a middle seat on flights from Portland to Reno.
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Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.
Starting on January 26, all travelers (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have an evidence of having contracted and recovered from COVID-19 prior to boarding the plane.
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An average nonstop flight takes 1h 33m, covering a distance of 444 miles.
There are 30 (nonstop) flights between Portland and Reno per week, averaging 4 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Delta ($76) and Alaska Airlines ($87), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Alaska Airlines ($133) and Multiple Airlines ($142).
Alaska Airlines (4 times daily) is the most frequent flyer on this route.
From Portland to Reno, Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Friday is the most expensive. Flying from Reno back to Portland , the best deals are generally found on Thursday, with Saturday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Portland you will be using Portland, often referred to as Portland Airport. You will be landing at Reno, also known as Reno Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Seat not very comfortable."
Pros: "Friendly crew and quick easy boarding."
Cons: "Windows didn't have shades, coffee was cold initially. On the positive the attendant noticed and came back with a warm cup."
Cons: "The delay in Eugene was horrible!!!!"
Pros: "Everything went so smoothly. I was surprised at all the food options available and how nice the people were. The plane was comfortable."
Pros: "on time departure"
Pros: "Easy and fast check in and boarding"
Pros: "On how organized boarding and leaving the plane."
Pros: "Quick easy flight"
Cons: "Waiting on the runway for 45 minutes to de-plane"
Pros: "The hand held pc's loaded with movies was very cool. The crew was exceptional The sequence of the meal service was very good"
Cons: "The first class seats were not very comfortable, have traveled on various competitors in first and these seat were the first to cause me shoulder and neck discomfort (note this is the first time that Ive traveled in first on AS) The lunch main meal meat were over done, my wife had the chicken and I the pork both were dry as a desert."
Pros: "Crew was excellent."
Cons: "The unexpected turbulence"
Pros: "The flight was on time."
Cons: "We asked for our tickets for our connecting flights and were told we would have to do that at the Condor booth in Seattle"
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: "Boarding was on time, beer was included at no extra charge."
Pros: "Flight was smooth and quick. The airplane was a lot more comfortable then I imagined. Plenty of seat and leg room for a big guy."
Pros: "Crew was nice."
Pros: "Empty plane!"
Pros: "On time. Very professional staff. Pretty good food."
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."
Cons: "No free breakfast up in this mofo!"
Pros: "It was well worth it to wait for another flight. I believe this was a newer plane, it was exceptionally more comfortable."
Cons: "Cannot complain about anything on this flight."
Pros: "they left my friend behind even though he was there 20 min. before the flight was scheduled to leave."
Pros: "From the check-in to in-flight everyone I met from Alaska Air was friendly, competent and responsive. I was especially grateful that so many people from the airline care about recycling and preserving the environment. That is so rare in airports."
Cons: "Entertainment? I was happy to listen to podcasts on my phone and read. I was not particularly interested in paying $10 so I could watch tv or movies. Not a complaint, but also don't ask about my rating for entertainment when you don't really provide it."
Pros: "Timing was perfect! Wheelchair help was prompt!"
Pros: "Aircraft was very clean!"
Pros: "Alaska is one of the best airlines to fly these days, and I've flown most. I have my mileage program on another airlines but I'd switch to them all the time if I could."
Pros: "Terrible that I had to carry my carry on down the stairs to plane, lucky it wasn't raining, & then up a flight of stairs to plane with a torn rotator cuff. I felt like I was flying in the 70's. Coming back, a bald headed attendant was very rude. I did not get any refreshments on the way to Portland which they said was a rough ride but ride was smooth. That was ok, that didn't matter if our safety was involved. Also $25 for one bag is a lot to carry hair spray or a few things you can't carry on."
Cons: "I did like the refreshments served on the way back from Portland to Reno. That was nice. A different attendant served us & he was very nice."
Pros: "On time and no issues"
Cons: "Wish bags were free"
Pros: "I love the direct flight from Reno to Seattle in the evening. Makes if so i dont have to waste my day with connecting flights."
Pros: "Got to my destination on time. Reasonable price."
Cons: "Seats a little uncomfortable. But I'm 6'6"
Pros: "Ample legroom, comfortable seats, flight that reaches the destination early... wonderful for the price range. The team was also flexible to flyers changing seats because the plane was not full! Was very surprised by this level of flexibility and comfort from such an affordable airline!"
Cons: "We flew over lunch had to to get by on just pretzels. Could have used something more substantial."
Pros: "the friendliness of the stewards returning home to Hawaii."
Cons: "Don't like pretzels...liked cookies...."
Pros: "Loved the spacing on the flight, flight attendants were nice and friendly, the captain talked frequently making us aware of areas we were flying over. Wi-Fi was available. The airport was very nice and pretty"
Cons: "We had to walk outside to the plain and it was raining I imagine it would not have been too bad had it not been for the rain."
Pros: "The crew served beverages as they would on any other flight, and they left the lights off which was nice and relaxing, considering it was a night-time flight."
Cons: "Although it was a short flight in general, I wish the chairs had the ability to recline even just a little. Also, the seatbelt light was on for the entire 2 1/2 hours(I didn't feel any turbulence) and for those like me whose bladders are the size of a pea, that didn't make me the most comfortable. Finally, although we left early, we arrived 20 minutes late, and that was a little irksome, although I know that's out of the pilot's control."
Pros: "The lady seated to me was very nice. Smooth flight and on time. Pilot had a sense of humor."
Pros: "This was my 1st flying w/Alaska and the experience was wonderful. Boarding was fast and efficient, the flight attendants were courteous, and we arrived ahead of schedule. I'll fly sith Alaska whenever possible."
Cons: "Should not have to pay for movies other air line movies are free"
Pros: "I was trapped by security and almost missed my flight, however they were very accommodating and let me on. Super Thankful!!!"
Pros: "I liked the service from the attendants and thar the flight ran on schedule"
Cons: "I didn't like the old style airplane where the windows curve into the ceiling so much that the window seat ends up being VASTLY smaller than they aisle seat. I did not like the free checking of all carry on bags. Knowing my bag was barely on the larger side for a carry-on bag, I played it safe and checked.mine in.....costing me $25!!!! Then Alaska Airline employees put he tags on everyone's suitcase like carryon to be put under the plane FREE OF CHARGE and they were delivered to them at the door of the airplane when departing! If I'd not been a conscientious rule follower, I could have saved myself 25 bucks and gotten better luggage service. It was also extremely frustrating that even if checked in online the day before, Alaska Airlines system promptly told me that after I completed the online check in process I would be able to choose my seat assignment. NOPE!!!!! THEY WOULDN'T LET ME GET S SEAT ASSIGNMENT UNTIL I GOT TO THE DEPARTURE GATES AND HAD TO WAIT AN HOUR BEFORE ATTENDANTS EVEN SHOWED UP AT THE GATE DESK!!"
Pros: "Everyone from check in to on board were always pleasant, friendly and very professional."
Cons: "About half of our group did not receive reminders to check in online."
Cons: "Can't check in oversized bags at Skycap, yet no signage that says such limitations. Was told that I would need to do so inside once I'd already waited in queue for 25+ minutes. Ended up being incredibly late for boarding, esp. as I had a toddler accompanying me."
Pros: "Pilot told us it would be 10 mins really took an hour to taxi and park plane."
Cons: "Pilot lying"
Pros: "It was great, professional, short."
Pros: "It was on time,"
Cons: "On going efforts by all the airlines to squeeze as many people as possible in as tight and uncomfortable seating as they can get away with."
Pros: "Free wine"
Pros: "Staff was wonderful, flew coach so slightly cramped but it was as expected excellent service fit great value."
Pros: "Same as above. It was the same airplane with the same crew."
Cons: "Window seats smaller due to shape of plane. Less leg room"
Pros: "Went very smoothly. Very comfortable."
Cons: "Can't think of anything."
Pros: "Amazing crew and food and entertainment selection!"
Cons: "Honestly nothing it was perfect"
Cons: "On time flight"
Cons: "Stop charging for checked bags"
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: "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: "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: "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: "Every Delta employee that we encountered was professional and pleasant"
Pros: "The service was excellent."
Cons: "No leg room"
Pros: "I like everything!! From now on I'm going to travel with Aeromexico Very comfortable great service friendly."
Cons: "Everything was great!"
Pros: "The entertainment was really good and the service was excellent. Flight attendants were great. Enjoyed my complimentary beverage and on time departure and arrival."
Cons: "It was hard to understand what zone was boarding. Hard to hear and understand made It impossible. And the plane seemed smaller, seats were very close to one another, and it was difficult to get comfortable. I'm not big either."
Pros: "On time, free beer , good price"
Cons: "No movie, no charging telephone"
Pros: "It's a rather short flight. We grabbed 12A and 12B (should've gone for 10A and 10B when the choice was there) as knees started to hurt. Fine SLC lounge one is fine (mac-and-cheese, chicken, Baileys behind the bar, etc.) to make you happy prior to departure."
Cons: "No food, snacks are okay though so this is a wash considering it was a short flight. Sky priority bagging ... doesn't matter. We saw several other bags get unloaded along with ours. No Delta lounge at the destination (RNO)"
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: "ATL based crew was great. Exit row extra room as promised"
Cons: "Cheese snack purchased was not up to par. Grapes soft, almonds mealy and cheese dried out. Disappointing. New faster Wi-Fi was intermittent at best. Down for long stretches."
Pros: "Easy boarding, Love to the sad that you were not nickeled and dimed while in flight they provided wonderful food and snacks. The crew so friendly and very hard working constantly there to please the passengers also having Free movies made the 5 and a 1/2 hour flight go very quickly. I fly across country frequently I will always fly Delta."
Cons: "Gate attendant was extraordinarily rude"
Pros: "really great service, arrived early, as good as it gets."
Pros: "Crew fantastic"
Pros: "none of it"
Cons: "It was Terrible I will never do it again"
Pros: "Better seats"
Cons: "The seats"
Cons: "TSA Pre-check info not loaded on flight from LAX to PDX."
Pros: "Every flight was efficiently set for boarding. Flights arrived a little early both times. Great on-board crew!"
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: "fast efficient and directions are pretty clear tons of delicious food available at PDX to bring plane was comfortable and roomy"
Cons: "long lines through security"
Pros: "Getting to the correct destination."
Cons: "The fact that the lack of knowledge regarding international travel visas by the counter staff and supervisor meant that two days of the vacation were lost. Upon arrival in China the 144 hour travel visa was granted with no problem within minutes, but the U.S. staff was completely befuddled by the possibility. The interrogation was completely stressful and resulted in a reschedule of the original flight and during the second attempt at flying even an email from the U.S. consulate with a link to the Shanghai/Chinese government immigration site was deemed "not official enough". i will be expecting proper compensation. I was once given an $850 travel voucher for voluntarily giving up my seat, and was flown first class to Hawaii, given 4 star accomodation and then flown first class on to China within 48 hours. This was an involuntary bump from our chosen flight time, all because of a lack of knowledge about current visa regulations and international law on the part of the check in staff. We have been loyal Delta users for over 15 years, and this was the biggest blunder ever. Also humiliating and extremely frustrating, stressful and a big problem with fulfilling our travel plans between son and father."
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: "I liked the in-flight service and the complimentary snacks and drinks despite the short trip."
Cons: "I did not like that there was not enough room for our 50L Osprey backpacks to be placed under the seats."
Pros: "Smooth flight; informative crew"
Pros: "The crew and the flight were all very pleasant. Highly recommended."
Cons: "Unfortunately the trip was marred by being stuck on the tarmac for the better part of an hour while we waited for out gate. Even when it became available however, we were forced to wait while ATC sent every other plain taxiing through our route which was clearly visible from our vantage point. Not an issue with Delta per se but nonetheless it left us all exhausted and frustrated."
Pros: "Professional and efficient"
Cons: "I am 5'3". My feet never touch the floor, which is quite uncomfortable after about an hour."
Pros: "Kindness and politeness, on time lots of explaining"
Cons: "Beyond seat space all was perfect"
Pros: "No problems curling up against the bulkhead and going to sleep. Crew was very considerate about not broadcasting messages to awaken travelers during this overnight flight."
Cons: "Was a bit warm but in a full plane what can you expect?"
Pros: "We didnt have food or entertainment because the flight was short."
Cons: "There was nothing that I didn't like."
Cons: "Snacks if possible"
Cons: "I chose my seats when I purchased tickets thru Expedia. Then for some reason Delta wouldn't allow me to keep my seats and I had to have them assigned at boarding. Why? What causes this? I was stuck in the back of the small jet from Minneapolis to Cwa when there were a few open seats in the middle. Disappointed. I won't be choosing Delta in the future!"
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: "Flight was ontime taking off and arriving and was a smooth flight. Security and gate area at PDX was very easy to navigate and not too crowded."
Cons: "Seats are very tight pitch, uncomfortable. No amenities were provided. Also, I prefer Southwest-style boarding (no assigned seats)."
Pros: "When flying using the big carriers, Delta is becoming our go to airline for timeliness and comfort."
Pros: "The ground staff at check in was excellent. She was extremely helpful. The flight was on time."
Cons: "Boarding was a scramble. The amount of hand luggage people were allowed to bring on board was excessive and the overheads were crammed full."
Pros: "Nice plane. Comfort seats were nice."
Cons: "Extremely slow boarding."
Cons: "Waiting in plane for two hour, it got hot and stuff cuz they had to turn of air to defrost plane and was thirsty."
Pros: "Comfortable seats with plenty of legroom."
Cons: "The counter agent charged us for one bag when it should have been free. According to her, there was nothing she could do as that's what the computer stated. She did mention we have a receipt so we can ask for a refund. Why was she even there?? Could have done the same with a kiosk."
Pros: "Crew seemed friendly and considerate"
Cons: "Flight from SLT was delayed by weather, so our flight left almost one hour late."
Pros: "The crew did a great job."
Cons: "Seating is very uncomfortable."
Pros: "The seat is uncomfortable"
Pros: "amazing seat and awesome crew couldn't ask for more"
Pros: "some what and it could be better"
Cons: "the help you get from the crew and if they wouldn't make so many gate changes"
Cons: "Bigger seat"
Pros: "Woman at ticket counter was great. Was traveling with 2 kids and she moved our seats closer to the front"
Pros: "The free movie"
Cons: "Had to take shuttle to other side of airport which took over an hour. Very very poor experience. Also, Seats had no room pull down table."
Pros: "The flight crew was terrific, and the pilot provided good information on the cause of the delay, and expected deoarture and arrival."
Cons: "We were 80 minutes late leaving Portland. Fortunately I did not have a connecting flight and the late arrival was a nuisance and not a problem."
Pros: "Landed safely and on time. Crew was nice."
Cons: "Cramped. Older plane missing USB plugs. Entertainment requires an app. Bathroom door still has ashtray. Should have been cheaper for what I got which was a regular ticket for a 5'8" 160lb person."
Pros: "The crew was wonderful of the flight was fine!"
Cons: "Arriving 2 hours before my flight I had a hard time getting through security because of my handicap situation, I arrived at the gate as the plane was leaving the gate, whie American Airlines where able to get me on the next flight, the flight was 3 hours after my original flight! JW"
Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "Flight attendant was very brash. Guy next to me smelled like an ashtray which made everything worse."
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: "A nice uneventful trip"
Pros: "TSA PRE√ went fast and easy."
Cons: "Seats are miserable to try to sleep on an overnighter."
Pros: "Flights to Reno tend to be empty if you fly in the right time of the week. I booked the cheapest ticket and ended up getting an exit row all to myself."
Cons: "There is no seatback TV which is a major drawback. They do have a service that you can stream through your personal device but my power outlet didn’t work so my laptop died mid movie."
Cons: "Seats smaller than before."
Pros: "Flight was one time. Flight crew was also polite and attentive."
Cons: "Plane was more cramped than the flight to Portland, even though both planes were 737's."
Pros: "Flight was fast and comfortable."
Pros: "Overall solid flight"
Pros: "Not a single part has a positive remark"
Cons: "Well - this partner of westjet was terrible. The amount of re direction to get to the final terminal was absurd .. that's just my venting My real problem is that then "crew" or team that represent s the American Airlines / compass part was just useless. A hand full of people - myself included didn't get a chance to board the plane as they didn't make any announcements. Beyond disappointing. When you check in they take your cell phone "in case " well no call no txt no nothing. It was a joke the level of service No apologies or anything just a group of any tired patrons getting the worst customer experience. I'll never EVER book a flight that has anything to do with American Airlines or its partners"
Pros: "Nice flight once we finally boarded!"
Cons: "Flight was late causing me to run for my connecting international flight in LAX."
Pros: "Flight attendants were courteous and hardworking. Made sure all passengers were taken care of."
Pros: "Entertainment Captain Food"
Pros: "The crew was phenomenal!"
Cons: "The PA system was not working in the terminal, so crew member had to yell for passengers to hear her while calling out the groups to board."
Pros: "I liked the inflight entertainment."
Cons: "The flight attendants going down the middle aisle and bumping me as I had an aisle seat."
Pros: "Was able to get my flight transferred!"
Cons: "I liked Everything!"
Pros: "Nice crew"
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: "The flight attendants were great."
Cons: "The flight was over an hour delayed. that meant I arrived home at 1am. That is a very rough morning."
Cons: "Fight was operated by American. Alaska forced to wait in line and see assistance, then inform that because the flight is operated by American, they won't be able to check me in. Had to walk to a different terminal of LAX wait in 2 more lines and by the time they were able to assist it was too late to check in. Missed the flight, have to rebook a 3 hour later departure, move the meeting and take a flight back 4 hours later that has a layover and adds about 2.5 hours more on the return leg. Not to mention having to pay for the new seat."
Pros: "Fast boarding. Arrived earlier. Nice plane, very clean."
Pros: "The movies were great. Staff wonderful, accommodating."
Cons: "I absolutely hated the flight from pdx to Minnesota. Plane felt unsafe, smelly & generally scary."
Pros: "Overall, one of the most enjoyable International flight experiences I have ever had."
Pros: "Very efficient crew. Pleasant enough"
Cons: "Bumpy flight, obviously not something that could be helped (tho the pilot came on and said he was hoping to find a smoother altitude, greatly appreciate him trying!)"
Cons: "Holding pattern over Dallas for 45 minutes."
Pros: "The in flight entertainment was perfect, new, and relevant. I also had an empty seat between myself and another passenger so my legs weren't as cramped."
Pros: "Again, it seemed to me there was more legroom in first class than on similar Delta flights - meaning it was more comfortable. Also, there was a delay of a couple of hours leaving Dallas due to a problem with the plane's radio, and the American employees handled it very well, keeping the passengers informed and smoothly transferring everyone to a substitute plane."
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)."
Cons: "Every single bit. Was horrible and the crew was just aweful."
Pros: "Quick flight. but my row and some others behind us did not get beverage service. Never had that happen before."
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."
Cons: "Had a passenger behind us that was coughing the whole flight with what we think was a cold and now we are both sick with colds."
Pros: "Flights were all on time. Crew was lovely."
Cons: "The usual: hard to get in and out to go to bathroom. I would have liked to sit in emergency row as I noticed few people were in those seats but I didn't know how to have secured those seats so I just sat where I was assigned."
Pros: "Fast. Easy. Gave me free seat with more room"
Cons: "Such a tiny plane.... crowded. Made you pay for wifi."
Pros: "Crew was fine, very friendly"
Cons: "Small sear back pockets, having to pay extra to take a carryon onboard!"
Cons: "Both flights were late, seriously late."
Pros: "the soda water was good."
Cons: "It was late, as almost all United flights are. sad."
Cons: "Plane departed 2 hrs late,taxied 40 min in San Fransisco for lack of access to gate"
Cons: "The entertainment selections were awful for such a long flight. Also there should be meals provided for such a lengthy flight."
Pros: "Good cabin & flight crew; kept us informed."
Cons: "Ran late. Seats are time (I'm average weight & height). Windows couldn't have been lower or we'd have been looking at the gear."
Pros: "I missed the gotdamn flight"
Cons: "I missed"
Pros: "PenAir computer systems were down in Denver, so flight was about 30 minutes late. Crew was good tho."
Pros: "The fact that we made it alive."
Cons: "Everything else. Take a sleeping pill an hour before the flight and sleep as soon as you sit down. Or else you will need a miracle to survive the boredom of the flight."
Pros: "It was a new plane ...but the same old rules..."
Cons: "Terrible uncaring old waitresses overweight, no room for luggage no room for even walk in the plane, kept asking to turn off devices when it is well known devices don't cause any problem. No free internet. Old tired planes, terrible third world airline."
Pros: "Efficient boarding, smooth flight"
Cons: "Seat was hard and uncomfortable, air was stuffy, little fan wasn't blowing enough"
Pros: "Assigned seat - delayed because of hot breaks but stayed on tarmac to cool while cooled only about 10 min."
Cons: "Airline stewardess should have suggested mom with young child in lap could move to empty row of seats."
Pros: "Didn't crash"
Cons: "Get my to my destination on time. I missed my connection and will be 5 hours late to my destination, missing most of Father's Day"
Cons: "Didn't take the plane!"
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: "Left on time and arrived early! Yeah"
Cons: "They could have announced which carousel our luggage would be found."
Pros: "At least it wasn't the next day?"
Cons: "I booked A flight from in Oregon to Tucson Arizona but the layover in San Francisco . The flight from Oregon to California was delayed by an hour and a half which caused me to misconnect. United didn't offer me anything, not even a sorry. Terrible service."
Pros: "It was spacious."
Cons: "No free Wi-Fi."
Pros: "WIFI allowed access to imessage"
Cons: ""Free" movies and TV didn't work"
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."
Cons: "Multiple delays"
Pros: "Flight was great"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "No Free baggage no free food"
Cons: "Neither my fiancée nor I were particularly fond of the inflight sauna. I had try dry my sweat soaked shirt in the bathroom while waiting to make my connection. If the flight had been any longer I would have opened the door to let a breeze in."
Cons: "United changed my 10 am reservation to 6:40 which meant, in addition to getting up at 4 am, missing a great free breakfast at my hotel, that I had to spend $55 on a cab rather than take public transportation to the airport. Further more, the 4+ hour layover at Newark (horrible terminal) led to 6+ hours. Arrived home at the end of an 18 hour day barely functioning."
Pros: "Friendly, comfortable service"
Cons: "Two hour delay because of scheduled runway maintenance in sfo. If it's scheduled, then why didn't United plan around that"
Cons: "Plane was hot no air and super uncomfortable"
Pros: "The crew kept us informed of the delays"
Cons: "Sitting in the plane on the runway for an hour"
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."
Cons: "Leg room is very limited."
Pros: "The sunrise"
Cons: "I was on the wrong side of the plane!"
Pros: "Iad to Boston on board attendants"
Cons: "Flight timing excellent"
Pros: "Shortest route, friendly staff."
Cons: "Flight out of Little Rock delayed 2.5 hrs dur to maintenance issues, resulting in missed connection and 4 hr delay getting to final destination."
Pros: "I was very happy with the attendants. Very friendly and helpful. The crew was very professional and informative."
Pros: "Flight was n time, boarding was fast and efficient."
Pros: "Quick to board"
Cons: "Flight was delayed a bit"
Pros: "Personable crew."
Cons: "Middle seat"
Pros: "The flight was late, overbooked, and there was a weight problem that caused further delays."
Cons: "Delays, comfort, and rudeness of the flight attendant. It was just a horrible experience all around!"
Pros: "Efficient crew"
Cons: "They made me get off the plane because I could have my lotion on the plane and wanted to check for anything else"
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."
Pros: "Very unhappy employees. I work at Nordstrom so maybe my expectations are a bit high when it comes to customer service, but if I owned united airlines I would be ashamed of the way United employees treat people. I paid an extra 300 than I had to to get to Hartford Connecticut at the time I chose when purchasing the ticket. Every plane was delayed. EVERY FLIGHT by at least an hour. I missed my connections and was rebooked twice. the average joe customer service lines were ridiculous with the separate priority line having first dibs. The first customer service man I met with was helpful and kind. With the exception of that man and one flight attendant on my trip back to Portland, every employee was indifferent, condescending and in some cases, actually mean. I say that seriously! (I can't believe it either). I am not a difficult person to get along with and I never showed upset despite the many mishaps I encountered on this trip. Customer service is so important and could have made up for the obvious poor planning and lack of communication by which united airlines functions. Unfortunately, I would rather fly any other airline if given the choice after this trip. Even spirit (and let me tell you, I've only flown spirit once and there is a good reason for that). So disappointing. I am upset over my experience and again, will avoid this airline at all costs in the future whenever possible."
Pros: "Flight was uneventful. Went smoothly."
Cons: "Seating wa very cramped. Long legged people were shoving their knees into my husband's back and I was unable to stretch my legs. Also, there was not a free gluten free snack available."
Pros: "I like the small size. The food and drink are so minimal it's hard to rate. The flight attendants were courteous and efficient. The flight was on time."
Cons: "The bathroom was more "used" than usual..."
Cons: "Bring back the TVs"
Cons: "My fiancé and I have both had awful experiences with Frontier. Both of us have had so many issues with our flights being delayed with no real explanation, apology, or compensation for our inconvenience. This most recent time I was supposed to get to my destination by 8 am and didn’t end up getting in until after 6 pm. The time before I was delayed for 12 hours before they finally decided to cancel the flight. You REALLY cannot expect anything. It’s a cheap flight and absolutely nothing more. You also get charged for every tiny little thing- including your carry on. My fiancé and I have never completely written off an entire company before but we will truly never fly Frontier again. I’d rather pay double the price to fly with a different airline than save a couple dollars and fly with Frontier. Good riddance."
Pros: "All good."
Cons: "Nothing was below an excellent"
Cons: "Everything. Frontier is the worst airline I've ever traveled on. Even worse than United somehow!"
Pros: "the ticket was the cheapest."
Cons: "-$30 (at least) for ONE carry-on. Some people had a personal item only. I then noticed that at boarding, the attendent didn't seem to be checking people's ticket and wether or not they had a carry-on. ಠ_ಠ -When you check-in online, they make it look like you have to pay for your actual seat. ($13-30) I was shocked. However, I realized later that if you scroll down all the way, there's a "skip" option. Turns out, you're paying to reserve a seat, versus them automatically picking one for you later. ಠ_ಠ I was a little upset when I realized this. -my tray table was the size of an ipad mini -they've shaved a few inches off of everything, so it was a tight fit. -everything but water costs money. Soda is 1.99 for an 8 oz can. -no tv, no headphone jack in the arm rest."
Cons: "The portland-denver flights are NEVER on time. I will never be booking with frontier again."
Pros: "When it was over"
Cons: "Even though the ticket is cheap, you have to pay outrageous prices for literally everything else. You have to pay to reserve a seat (any seat) otherwise they can separate your family on the plane. You have to pay for drinks (even water) no matter how long your flight. You don't get a free carry on bag and if you don't book the bag before you get to the airport it can cost you north of 45$ to check it. The accommodations themselves were not great. The chairs have no cushioning, don't recline, are so close together that I couldn't cross my legs, and the tray table is 4 inches wide and couldn't even hold my laptop. The flight attendants on both flights were extremely rude and ran into me with the drink cart twice. One of the flight attendants when asked if the AC would be turned on since the flight was pretty warm asked if the woman wasn't just having hot flashes. She was upset tingly abrasive. The flight was delayed on the Tarmac for over an hour because the team couldn't load the baggage on the flight. The flight team didn't give us any explanation of the delay beyond that, they didn't update is on the expected time delay and they never apologized for the delay. When we did finally get going the flight crew was very rude with asking people to sit back down. Worst of all was that after all of that they lost my luggage. Despite a 2 hour layover and 1 hour delay at the gate specifically because they weren't done loading the luggage Frontier couldn't manage to get my luggage from gate 42 to gate 44... The whole experience was awful. I would never fly with them again no matter how cheap the ticket."
Cons: "Expensive bag fees and $2 for a soda"
Pros: "Price and non-stop flight"
Cons: "On a 5 hour flight the drink/food cart was offered only once. On overnight flight the seats did not recline and 2/3 reading lights did not function in my row so I could not read. VERY uncomfortable 4.5 hours."
Cons: "Seats are extremely uncomfortable. I was hurting even if my flight was only 3 hours. I was dreading the return flight. Seats don't lean back either."
Pros: "Super cheap flight ! Seats firm but comfortable."
Cons: "Nothing to read Seats don't recline No drinks unless you pay Delay first leg, luckily Frontier had a 4 hour layover on my trip When "checking in", it was confusing about paying for seats"
Pros: "The staff were very helpful and as accommodating as they could be, given we were stuck in the Denver airport for a day."
Cons: "I couldn't believe all of the extra fees they charged- If you have a bad past your purse, expect to pay 80 dollars extra, regardless of whether you check it or not. And expect to pay $40 extra if you want to sit together. I went in unaware of the extra fees- if you know that, you might not feel as cheated"
Pros: "I'm sure my luggage rode first class for the amount I paid for the privilege of taking a suit case along."
Cons: "Charged to death for every little thing. :( Told to pre pay for luggage on line to save money. Site was so poorly set up I could not check in skis, just bikes under sporting items. Ended up paying the same. Really even charged for carry on. Not only will I never fly frontier again. I will tell everyone that Kayak was No Deal :("
Cons: "Ridiculous passengers nearly causing a delay in our flight."
Pros: "The punctuality."
Cons: "The turbulence and the seats were not very comfortable. Otherwise, it was a good flight."
Cons: "Fee for everything - even to get a seat, after buying a ticket. On principles, I'll be avoiding Froniter int he future."
Cons: "Was very annoyed to find a carry-on baggage fee at check-in . Was not clearly disclosed at point of purchase."
Pros: "Everyone was super nice & helpful with questions!"
Pros: "Left and arrived on time despite snow in Denver, while many flights were canceled. Landing and flight were smooth. Courtesy was given to elderly parents who needed priority boarding"
Cons: "The interior has been redesigned, almost as if to punish passengers for cheap tickets. We all know that the price for cheap tickets is getting charged a la cart for everything (luggage, seats, etc), which is ridiculous but expected. What I didn't expect was that they replaced the seats with cheap minimalist seats with almost no cushion, no lumbar support, no reclining, no sound... nothing, except a half-sized tray and pouch. You'll have a sore back within the first 30 minutes of the flight. Worth it only for the price."
Pros: "Due to weather my flight was cancelled. Customer service was very helpful on changing my flight."
Cons: "1 your wait time to talk to someone. Could not print boarding pass from home computer."
Pros: "Staff was excellent"
Cons: "How much the baggage fee was."
Pros: "They delayed the flight bye 4 hours and lost my baggage!! This was a single flight, no changes or layovers."
Cons: "I payed for a carry-on and a checked-in costing $85, but after I paid, the person at the counter said I didn't have to pay for the carry-on."
Pros: "The check in procedure was quick and minimized the wait time in line. there was no notice on the web site that said there was a charge for a carry-on bag.was not charged for a bag on my outgoing trip."
Cons: "was told that I had to pay a bag fee on the return leg of my trip and was made to check my carry-on size bag.At 4 AM I just wanted to get home.It seems ridiculous to charge for a carry-on bag.Paying for snacks is a pain but they will let you take aboard your own stuff."
Cons: "It was canceled at the very last minute. This flight never went to Madison on 12/12/15!"
Cons: "7 hour delay with no compensation. Shitty service all around will never ever fly Frontier again"
Pros: "Departed close to on time."
Cons: "First of all, at the ticket counter there was a LONG line because only one agent was working at the time. There should've been more staff considering it was the weekend after Christmas. Then, I did not like that they seemed to charge for everything - coffee, tea, soda and juice, most seats open required a fee during booking and even carry ons cost, which was not made clear up front when I purchased the ticket or I would NOT have booked with them. Knowing this would've caused me to rethink the ticket purchase in comparison to other airlines. I will not choose Frontier again on purpose! It's not worth it."
Pros: "Clean, comfortable plane. Pleasant and polite staff."
Cons: "When I checked in I had to pay for my seat - minimum $13 up to $35. I did not see an opt out option. Checked bag is $35 which isn't great but is reasonable. Carry on bag is $40 and "more at the airport" - are you kidding me!? One personal item is allowed but if it doesn't fit entirely under the seat you will be charge a fee "greater than $40" to change it to a carry on. My personal item did not fit and I was not charged for a carry on. Personally I would be very upset if I had paid for a carry on and seen people like me get around this. No free snacks or drink on the flight either. Frontier needs to be more transparent with their pricing and take a lesson from an airline like Alaska that gives free beer and wine on their flights. Their website is very difficult to use on an iPhone and the only option is to print the boarding pass - not to email it or add it to passbook. I do not have a printer so I had to download the frontier app in order to avoid printing at the airport. It is clear that Frontier Airlines is pushing the bounds of "calculated misery""
Pros: "The flight attendants were very polite. Having to pay for carry on and a small cup of soda... seriously???"
Pros: "Price of flight"
Cons: "Everything else."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable and the crew very friendly."
Cons: "The seats did not recline. All food was overpriced including water. I had prepaid for a suitcase, but they refunded to me when I tried to check in online so had to pay $40 instead of $30 when at the counter."
Cons: "additional charge of $20 for a seat (only extended seats were available) and $45 for a carry-on pack!!!!! made a sale price into an outrageous price"
Pros: "Flight was on time. The flight crew were lovely."
Cons: "Paying for any drinks, food and all luggage is outrageous. Sadly, flying is no longer an experience to look forward to."
Pros: "Efficient, timely and smooth"
Cons: "So many seats"
Pros: "Price was reasonable"
Cons: "Smaller seats, they didn't recline"
Pros: "The price was excellent"
Cons: "Comfort was sacrificed and in general no amenities, everything costs even water."
Cons: "I will never fly them again. Absolutely rediulous they charge for everything. Do not take cash.. And on top if it, made everyone wait to board an already delayed flight so a flight attendant could stand in as long line to get food. I understand they need to eat, but it was ridiculous. Will never fly them again."
Pros: "Prices look low but..."
Cons: "You have to pay extra for everything and the overall quality is poor. Even the flight crew joked you should fly Southwest to get a better experience at a lower price."
Pros: "The staff was friendly, and the other guests on board were pleasant."
Cons: "Carry-on baggage fees. I understand paying for food and drinks for a budget flight. But to charge an absurd $30 each way baggage fee is absurd. The $60 extra I have to pay to carry on a bag, cancels any savings. I could have flown a nicer airline for the same cost."
Pros: "The only thing good was the price for the tickets."
Cons: "My bag didn't make it when I did. Now I have to wait until 3 days to get my bag which means I had to go out and buy a toothbrush, toothpaste, razor and shower stuff due to not getting my bag. I was given another person's tickets. You have to buy any kind of refreshment or snack [$2 for a coke]. No entertainment and plus the seat do not recline."
Pros: "Crew was fine, smooth flight"
Cons: "The announcement for the credit card was annoying. The seats don't recline. Didn't read the fine print and was surprised that I had to pay for the carry-on. Not much space under the seats. Reminded me of flying Spirit Air"
Pros: "boarded on time"
Cons: "have to pay for all snacks"
Pros: "Got home on time"
Cons: "No room, no reclining seats. Board the plane and the staff was short"
Pros: "Crew's attention to passengers doesn't reflect the profiteering, corporate feeling of their luggage and food policies."
Cons: "Frontier claims that its flights are cheaper, that it offers a more convenient airline. Nope: when passengers are allowed one carry-one and are charged exorbitantly for another, or when passengers are charged even for a soda or juice or tiny snack, I don't perceive the flight as cheaper than, say, United. I'm not getting surprised by extra prices again."
Cons: "After leaving for the 2.5 hour drive to the airport that was extended due to traffic I arrived 40 minutes before the flight but that isn't good enough. I did online check in and paid for the bag check in but they can't be a t the front desk to take the luggage. They shut that down 45 minutes before the flight because customer service is not allowed on their airline. And after making sure early enough I could have made it wasn't good enough they don't have a way to get me to mybdestination for another two days....and they wanted to charge me to go from Portland to San fransisco to take that flight that left the same tome as mine...so now they can't even use common sense..."
Cons: "Paying for a carry-on; no complementary beverage; shitty seats"
Pros: "Cockpit crew turned off fasten seatbelt sign a little early - I like that"
Cons: "It seemed like a cheap flight, until I checked in and Frontier tried to have me pay for a seat separately from my actual ticket! I didn't pay for one so they randomly selected one for me (which I was fine with), but then they also tried to charge me for a carry-on! If they had told me from the beginning that the price did not include even a CARRY-ON, then I might have reconsidered this as the cheapest option. I ended up stuffing everything into my one allowed "personal item". Not flying Frontier again."
Cons: "missed our flight because the agents at the check in counter left to go to the gate counter. they are supposed to be at the check in counter until 45 minutes before the flight, but they left early. i couldn't get them back to the check in counter to get a boarding pass and check my bag so i called the 1800 phone number and sat on the phone while i watched my flight take off. i had plenty of time to make the flight, but you can not reach any agents at the airport, instead you contact a 1800 number which of course is no help."
Pros: "Friendly service"
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