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$168 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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Top 4 airlines serving Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Washington Dulles Intl

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.9
Delta
Overall score based on 28,789 reviews
8.1
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.5
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
7.5
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "Delays both in DETROIT and a huge delay in Shanghai."

Pros: "Customer service on the phone."
Cons: "Delays all day on delta. On my way out and on the return flight."

Cons: "First class seats were too close together. It was very difficult to get out of you seat into the aisle. Food was not what it should have been for 1st class There was no wall between 1st class and coach giving little privacy when I worked my laptop. it was in direct view of the middle seat in coach"

Cons: "Flight cancelled due to weather that was never bad but on the potential of bad weather. Had to scramble so my 18 year old son was not stranded overnight in a strange place and Delta does not help. Only rebooked a flight itinerary for the next day for a 4 hour flight with connections on a 1 hour direct flight. Spent an hour on line to figure out what to do. #neverdelta"

Pros: "Delta is not a good place to be"
Cons: "Delta is not good on customer service"

Pros: "The crew was friendly, relaxed, made everything seem like a breeze"

Cons: "Flight overbooked and the gate paid no attention to how many bags were being brought onboard. Was forced to check my carry on. I hope it arrived."

Pros: "Flight attendants were extremely nice to my baby and me. Didn't feel rushed. Nice variety of snacks."

Pros: "Comfortable flight, ample leg room, and the chairs were pretty plush. Comfort+ is pretty nice"
Cons: "On my first flight they forgot to turn the wifi on. I have unlim data but obviously can't use while in air; no big though."

Pros: "there was NOTHING good about the trip from nc to atl to fl!"
Cons: "where should i start? my flight was delayed leaving NC to ATL. after standing in line for over an hr trying to speak to someone about the issue. i was notified on my phone i could keep my current flight or rebook of course i wanted to keep my current flight since it was my birthday weekend. i then called delta (in nc) for help since they told us we wouldnt make our 1030 flight and we might have to stay in a hotel that night until we could rebook the flight. not cool! i was told by a person (in nc)about what i should do once landed in ATL. they were beyond rude. they turned their backs or gave half answers. when asked about the hotel for the night they told me they werent going to handle that and i had to pay for a hotel AFTER i was just told by a delta agent that if i had to stay overnight my hotel was going to be covered. i then again called a delta agent in ATL after being informed that my status on the stand by list wasnt activated and i had less than 10 mins to make it to the next terminal and try to get activated and i would probably not get onto that flight to leave ATL. we were told that we had to stay in the terminal that night. my whole trip could have been ruined from the start from the flight being delayed in NC to talking to rude delta agents in NC and ATL. my flight status being one thing and then finding out it was something else. i never had to deal with something like this."

Pros: "Easy flight. Plane and crew were fine"
Cons: "It was a short flight but no entertainment on this plane."

Pros: "flight attendants were great."
Cons: "not enough leg room and space. The business class should be at the minimum for economy."

Cons: "All "carry-ons" were taken at the jetway, which was fine. But, when we landed, as passengers were trying to get off of the plane, the attendants were putting all of the collected luggage at the entry to the jetway. It created congestion. Then, anyone who had luggage, had to lineup against the side of the jetway, awaiting their luggage, and increasing the congestion. First, it was inconvenient. Worse, if there was any kind of emergency, I believe it would have created a unsafe environment. Very Poor Design & Process ! ! !"

Pros: "We did eventually get there"
Cons: "What should have been a 90 minute flight took over 4 hours! Between mechanical failure, overbooking and waiting for gates and sky bridges we missed our connection. Then when they rebooked our connection on a British Airways flight, BA couldn't pull up the tickets and we wasted yet another hour while Virgin Atlantic and Delta both passed the buck as to who was responsible for correcting it so we could get on our rebooked flight, which we BARELY did with only 2 minutes to spare!"

Pros: "Great gate crew. Cabin crew was nice, but busy. On time arrival."

Pros: "Everything was great. Staff were friendly and courteous, I only had one problem but even that was solved and I was taken care of."
Cons: "The only thing I didn't like was that wires got crossed and now I don't have my luggage because my check in agent from the start of my journey didn't send it to the right place."

Pros: "The crew was polite and friendly"
Cons: "My second plane had sooo much moisture coming from the cooling system it looked like the passengers were getting gased and I kept getting wet from water condensation falling on me in a window seat as I tried to sleep from having such an early flight to begin with only to be told it's delayed 3 hrs without explanation."

Cons: "Missed connection"

Pros: "Good seats."

Cons: "Flight was completely full and I was seated next to someone who required TWO seat belt extenders! I was so uncomfortable, they were sitting on top of me, couldn't even put down the arm rest. The flight attendant said there was nothing they could do."

Pros: "Free drinks in Comfort+"

Pros: "Customer service very courteous and friendly."

Cons: "Delayed 2.5 hours"

Pros: "The flight was delayed, and delayed again, and finally delayed to 18 hours after original takeoff time. I was rebooked on a flight for the following after, and that flight has been delayed twice so far. Never again will I fly Delta."
Cons: "That I never made it to my destination"

Pros: "Very friendly and accommodating crew"
Cons: "Uncertainty re connections at JFK provoked some anxiety but the pilot and crew were helpful in allaying that."

Cons: "After checking in at a kisok I had to wait in a huge line for over 20 minutes just to drop the bag. This the second time I have had this experience with them."

Cons: "See above description"

Cons: "Everything that could have gone wrong with my flights, went wrong. On my way from LA to Raleigh (through Atlanta), I was affected by the weather conditions at Atlanta. I understand that the weather is beyond Delta's scope of control, but customer service is not. I had to wait in line at LAX for 8 hours to even get information on what had happened, and what solutions were available. The customer service call center was collapsed, and at the airport counters at one point there was ONLY ONE DELTA REPRESENTATIVE serving a line of more than 100 upset customers. This IS Delta's fault, and it is unacceptable. This definitely was under Delta's control, but in order to save a few dollars in overtime for emergency staff Delta was willing to let its customers make terribly long lines, miss their flights, their connections and consequently their commitments. It is disappointing to observe how Delta believes that a few dollars saved on extra staff and emergency measures can offset the irreparable long term damage to its business due to upset customers. My way back from Raleigh to Los Angeles was also a disaster. Without any type of explanation and nothing more than an email announcing the change, the nonstop flight I bought was replaced by a 1-stop flight with connection in Atlanta. This was NOT THE PRODUCT I PURCHASED. There is a reason I paid a premium for a nonstop flight, and Delta did not hesitate in providing me with a less valuable product without any explanation or refund. Delta prioritizes its operational metrics - an obsession to fill and overbook its capacity - over its customers' experience, one again under the foolish belief that short term savings in any way offset the long term damage of disappointed and alienated customers. I will NEVER FLY DELTA AGAIN. I will do whatever I can to transmit my experience to everyone I know. At a time where major airline carriers are in the spotlight due to abusive practices (i.e. the United passenger case), I still find hope in knowing that alternatives such as Southwest still put their customers first, over the ethereal benefits that a few-dollar savings in operational expenses can provide."

Cons: "That I missed my son graduating from the Air Force"

Pros: "Flight attendants were great."
Cons: "Movie and TV selection is not great for an international flight."

Pros: "Comfort with entertainment."
Cons: "No food options at all."

Pros: "Crew was friendly and apologetic"
Cons: "The AC did not work and we had to get off and hang out in the jetway for probably 45 minutes. Nightmare."

Pros: "Delta gave out free snacks and then I got a flight for the next day."
Cons: "After being delayed over 5 hours and then being on the airplane the flight got cancelled."

Pros: "Before we even boarded, the ticket agent happily found two seats together for my husband & I. The in-flight staff was particularly helpful. We had some medicine that needed to be refrigerated and they both provided a bag of ice for us to keep it in and checked back to replace the ice as it melted."

Cons: "With only one gate attendant, boarding was slow and unorganized."

Pros: "The cookies on board were tasty."
Cons: "There was no gate agent until another passenger went all the way to another gate to retrieve one. The flight kept getting delayed, but no one made any announcements about why or even that there was a delay. Passengers just kept noticing the time change on the flight info board. On board, if you didn't buy into Delta's classist system of paying for an "extra comfort" seat (which, by the way, is a regular seat), you were seated in a tiny shoved in extra row where even my 8 year old's knees bumped the seat in front of us while seated. I will never fly Delta again, particularly with them being one of the priciest options."

Pros: "Nothing really."
Cons: "Arrived at airport at 08:00a for 09:10a flight. Delay for weather, then crew rest, then cancelled ~6 hours later. All while sitting in the airport like a dope. Put on a flight with overnight in LGA, but they could not tell us if a voucher would be provided. Usual story since the govt does not mandate the airlines do better. Was not advised to try standby on other later flights, which worked. Finally landing in BOS, we sat for 45+ min waiting for a third person to flag the plan to the gate. Understand why, but really annoying after such a long day full of delays. Felt many areas could have been handled better. Each person individually tried, but in aggregate it was a mess."

Pros: "Fast boarding and short time from gate to take off."
Cons: "Not much."

Cons: "Flight was an hour late getting into Raleigh, so an hour late leaving Raleigh for MSP. That gave barely enough time to hurry straight to the gate for the MSP to MSO flight."

Pros: "The crew and everyone was very informative and helpful in keeping us informed about our delays."
Cons: "Our flight was delayed 3 hrs also, my baggage was damaged."

Pros: "Fast boarding the plane! Great snacks! Great flight attendants."
Cons: "We sat in the plan for 45 minutes before taking off and arrived 20 minutes late."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "This flight never happened bc they didn't have a captain for the plane. Not a delay - not maintenance issues - just didn't have a captain so sorry your flight is cancelled. Ridiculous"

Pros: "Although the flight was delayed we were deplaned during the delay, always a plus. The flight was fast to help make up time."
Cons: "Take off,flight and landing were a bit rough, but as it was only partially due to weather, understandable. A little difficult to endure the speed and sharpness."

Pros: "Everything was on time & comfortable."
Cons: "The cold I caught on the way to my destination, but, Oh well. Such is life."

Pros: "The crew was nice, the flight was fast"
Cons: "The flight was delayed 3 times and caused me to miss an appointment in New York. I could've driven back to New York and I would've been home faster."

Pros: "Polite attendants."
Cons: "Overall look of aircraft is poor. Ac Outlet was not working. Snacks were terrible. Dirty."

Cons: "When I arrived in Atlanta, I asked an attendant at the Atlanta airport "how do I find gate B06?. He was very indignant with me. The Atlanta airport is very large, and confusing. I think that particular man should have been more considerate and helpful."

Pros: "There was no entertainment and the flight served a small snack and drinks due to the shortness of the flight. So the marks in those two areas reflect more the shortness of the flight than Delta services. I liked the pre-flight tickets and the timeliness of all four flights."
Cons: "The plane was a little small."

Pros: "The crew was friendly. Free movies available for those with computers. On time arrival."
Cons: "Boarding was very chaotic. No lines--just a jumbled mass getting on. Seems like it could be improved."

Cons: "More leg room"

Cons: "There was a three hour delay for missing crew."

Pros: "Flight was on time. They fed us two meals."
Cons: "Seats in coach are incredibly cramped, and blankets are comically small. The food was pretty terrible and the vegetarian option not particularly nutritious."

Pros: "The crew were great and the flight was quick."
Cons: "The blankets are really thin and so we were cold. They do not offer eye masks anymore. So sad"

Pros: "Crew was kind & friendly. They found my wife and I empty seats where we could stretch out. Food was great too. No complaints."
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Boarding, entertainment"
Cons: "Arm rests were immobile, meaning could not take advantage of empty seat next to me."

Pros: "I like the fact that I made it to London alive. The turbulence was so bad and the pilot never came on and reassured us I was shaking and nervous all the way across the ocean"
Cons: "The boarding issue to me is a big problem you should put the conditions of the ticket up front and center for example boarding last when you are on an international flight with bags that need to be put in the overhead is a big problem having to pay for each seed internationally for each leg of the trip made my ticket just as expensive as if I had bought it from a regular company never again will I use your service rip off rip off. Once you buy the ticket then you send clarification letting the passenger know they have no rights I had no right to anything I was wondering if they were going to tell me I had to clean the plane in order to be transported from New York to Spain. A satisfied customer is a repeat customer you got over on me once but never again"

Cons: "Having to pay AGAIN for a seat choice. AND IBWAS MADE TO CHECK MY XARRY-ON BAG ALL THE WAY THRU TO ROME! WHY. WHY couldn't it only be checked to Philadelphia.?. That has taken place on other flights. Should not require checking a carry-on all the way thru on an international flight."

Cons: "Seats were too narrow and distance between sets is too small"

Pros: "Direct flight Good crew"

Pros: "Crew was extremely helpful on boarding and on flight. Breezed through Passport area. Everyone went our of his/her way to answer our questions and then make suggestions."

Pros: "Great entertainment. Ok food and drinks. Newer777."
Cons: "Long flights are pure torture in these small seats."

Pros: "Food was edible, flight left early, arrived early in philadelpia, the customer service helped out it my baggage."

Pros: "Super smooth flight - it’s an average commuter flight - no fancy bells and whistles."
Cons: "The legroom sucked. I’m 6’1”, and my knees were up against the seat in front of me."

Pros: "Economy class seats better than UA."
Cons: "Economy class seats always have room for improvement."

Pros: "Not over crowded and friendly crew."
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "The crew we're very pleasant & friendly. The flight was on time even though we sat in the runway for a bit."
Cons: "Having to pay 3 Euros for a cup of coffee. And the seats were very uncomfortable."

Pros: "But the crew was great!"

Pros: "New aircraft with good entertainment system. Did not crash."
Cons: "Very tight seat spacing in pitch and width. Screen did not tilt so even with the very minimal backrest recline viewing was not ideal. This was to "punish" me for not buying the various seating upcharges American tag onto the ticket price. It was a low cost ticket on a very convenient transatlantic flight from RDU, "Easyjet" pricing brings "Easyjet" seating. I have flow a lot, 3MM miles on UA alone, and this reminded me why AA did not get much of my business! I will have to revert to the "Continentalised" UA (another sore point!)."

Pros: "Pleasant crew; clean and generally comfortable"
Cons: "Check in / baggage drop : long wait ; rather unhelpful personnel at counter."

Pros: "Boarding, staff, service, arrival all great"
Cons: "No issues"

Pros: "Lots of space and very accommodating. The updates via email were helpful"

Pros: "Great crew, early boarding and early departure."
Cons: "Not every seat has electrical outlets. very few poorly spaced screens. Food is average. Seats don't reckine very far. I'm told it's worth catching the British Air flight from Philly bc the planes are better with a screen at each seat"

Pros: "Slick boarding"
Cons: "No movies on way out."

Pros: "Getting off of that plane."
Cons: "I understand delays happen and are sometimes out of your control. However, customer service is something that you can, should, and must control. I witnessed a lack of self control of the American employees (including a Supervisor) and every point of my trip w/your customers. I was embarrassed for the American executive team."

Pros: "Much more legroom on this flight, even though it was a smaller aircraft."
Cons: "Gate agent seemed a bit overwhelmed. Helpful, but not overly friendly. In stark contrast to my earlier flight from Charlotte to Memphis, where the gentleman was extremely pleasant and cheerful."

Cons: "Maintenance delay caused me a 4 hour delay getting home on a work night. Going to be a long day tomorrow. Switched connector to United."

Cons: "There was no one at the gate to keep us updated about the flight delay"

Cons: "We could not check in online because we refused to pay for seats that I felt that already purchased or was entitled to one so I bought a ticket. When we got to the airport and checked in they did not put me and my traveling partner together meaning they didn't see them together not to mention. Our flight was delayed and we only have 4 minutes to get from gate a to gate. We got to the gate collected our boarding passes found out we were seated at the very very very back of the plane right next to the restrooms.........NICE"

Pros: "once I made it on it was smooth"
Cons: "plane in cos had to refuel so we were 20 late leaving and I bearly made it to next flight in dallas they were closing doors, young people ran but im old so could not move as fast, it was a challenge to not miss flight"

Cons: "When I booked my flight, I used Kayac like I always have in the past. To begin with, I selected several flights that were listed, only to have it tell me that this flight is no longer offered, which I assume is engineered to get me to select a more expensive flight. Once I finally found a flight that was still available, I selected it and began the process of providing information and selecting seat assignments. On 2 of the 4 legs of the round trip, there were no more seats available except for upgrade seats, which resulted in an extra $100.00+ in charges. Then when I finished the transaction, I noticed an extra $200.00 charge added. End result was that I ended up paying over double what I would normally pay for this same round trip that I have made many many times. I feel, no I know, that some customer relations person will look at this comment and reply with a pre-generated response apologizing and hoping I have a better experience in the future and thank me for using Kayac. Big companies like yours look at one customer as no big deal. I'm a Physician and have the ability to reach out to multitudes. I'm going to make it my mission in life to reach out to as many people as I can through word of mouth, signs in my office, Internet and social media to let them know about the deplorable practices of your company."

Pros: "We landed, eventually."
Cons: "The flight was late. Also, they only accept cash onboard for refreshments. That has the consequence of the crew getting on the PA system asking people for change, and scurrying around the cabin in a desperate shell game exchanging bills. It's 2016. Get with the program and accept credit cards."

Pros: "On time"

Pros: "Overall smooth trip and congenial staff."
Cons: "This is coming from a western audience but there could have been more entertainment options."

Pros: "Loved that we were on time and that the counter personal were polite and patient."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Wait 4 hours for a delay flight"

Pros: "Gate agent super helpful and nice. Flight attendant gave me two coffees, which was was needed."

Pros: "The crew was awesome and the pilot was honest about how delayed we would be."
Cons: "AA was not upfront or clear on delays at all. The plane was very delayed and they did not communicate clearly."

Pros: "Safe trip"
Cons: "I froze the entire time"

Pros: "That we at least made it to Chicago."
Cons: "That the plane coming into Raleigh from Dallas had technical problems so it made us miss our connecting flight in Chicago. I needed to be at work in Des Moines Monday morning at 8 and they bumped us to a flight from Chicago to Des Moines for 12:00 pm Monday afternoon. We had to pay $280 to rent a car and I drove all night and went straight to work without even going home to shower or get ready or anything. My 4 and a half year old son had to endure the whole thing too."

Pros: "The price"
Cons: "Never offered any of the food they were walking by with. Only 1st class got everything"

Pros: "Service, comfort, timeliness."
Cons: "Food was marginal, especially the chicken in the salad, which was petrified."

Pros: "Everything was on time, no delays."

Pros: "The delay of 1 1/2 hours far exceeded the 30 minute flight."

Cons: "No movies, no headphones, no wet wipes. Not your fault, but i missed my connections."

Pros: "The on flight attendants were very courteous"
Cons: "The flight was delayed and no information was available for my connection. When I went to the gate to ask about my connecting flight I was ignored. And the gate attendant behaved as though I was bothering him."

Pros: "Prior to getting in to the security area at RDU, my Mother in Law gets a pat down because she didn't have ID. (She hasn't driven in over 10 years). She kept her cool and cooperated."
Cons: "I know the TSA was just following their protocol to help make us all safer, however, one look at her would tell you she was o.k. to go thru."

Pros: "The only saving grace were the extremely helpful people at the front desk of American Airlines that worked tirelessly to get my boyfriend and I on a flight to New York for our event that night."
Cons: "I did not take this flight in the end because I got a call AS I WAS BOARDING that my flight was cancelled from Washington to New York and was advised by the American workers at the counter to not get on the flight to Washington since there were less flights to New York from there than RDU."

Pros: "The flight itself wasn't bad"
Cons: "The delays were such an inconvenience. It was unacceptable. However, the crew was great"

Pros: "Nice flight and great service"

Pros: "The crew was amazing and extremely professional. My seat was very comfortable. The food was very good and the portion size exceeded my expectations."

Pros: "The new premiere plus was pretty nice and roomy with recliner feature and big personal screen. I'll try this again."

Pros: "All was perfect!"

Cons: "The breakfast could have been more substantial than just a muffin. But everything else was very good!"

Pros: "Quick and smooth"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Didn’t get bags transferred from United flight from Washington DC to the flight from Munchen to Athens. We made it to gate just in time. Bags did not. Maybe there is some way to increase layover time On this international flight. Thanks"

Pros: "Economy Plus was well worth the small up charge."
Cons: "Took a long time to remove your dishes after the meal; never offered a mid flight snack."

Pros: "AlwYs on time"
Cons: "Cramped"

Pros: "I try to fly with Lufthansa every time I travel to Turkey. They never fail to be great! Their service is very good. Their airplanes always seem to be new or kept up very well."

Pros: "The counter clerks in the airport were not friendly. But the inflight attendants and service was great."
Cons: "The counter staff were grumpy from the minute they arrived at the service gate desk."

Cons: "We were asked to be at the airport 8hrs ahead of time, so we arrived 3am. United desk workers arrived at 4am."

Pros: "Everything ran smoothly and crew was very nice."

Pros: "Great flight attendants. Nice plane. Left early."

Pros: "Boarding was smooth, flight was in time."
Cons: "Entertainment cost $5.99 per seat .. which is high."

Pros: "Economy class is super cramped. One of the flight attendants was unpleasant."

Pros: "It was spacious"
Cons: "When the captain talks on the radio it is super loud and when the flight attendant talked you could not hear what they were saying"

Pros: "Smooth and very friendly flight attendants."
Cons: "Videos of procedures are so unrealistically calm."

Cons: "Gate attendant accused me of trying to get "free extra baggage" when I simply asked whether there would be gate-checking on this particular flight."

Pros: "Very nice crew"
Cons: "Audio jack did not work and no one bothered..."

Pros: "Efficiency, punctuality, courteous service"
Cons: "Small aircraft, for the sector."

Pros: "-Blue lighting and head space makes the plane feel more open. -Staff was patient considering the unfair backlash they were getting for the recent abuse of a United passenger. -Seats were well cushioned. -I arrived home to my family alive, unhurt, and safe."
Cons: "-2 hour delay (especially after I arrived 2 hours early) is unacceptable. -Overhead bins too low over our seats. We can't stand up straight at our seats making it very difficulty to get in and out of our seats. -Couldn't access entertainment on my Mac laptop. -Bathroom closets are too small. Floors in the bathroom were consistently wet because the sink is too small for people to wash their hands. -Two bathrooms for the majority of the passengers on the plane is just not enough and you know it. It's pretty uncivilized. It creates a line at the back of the plane covering at least 5 rows. Then, your aisles are too narrow. So we have to rub our bodies up against each other to let people squeeze through. -I think you guys could do better than one tiny bag of pretzel mix for a 5 hour flight. -Let's get upper management flying in economy across the country and see what they would change."

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: "First class was fine - nothing too special"

Cons: "My flight last week they had us board and then de plane do to plane maintenance after I traveled litterly all day it added an extra hour. Then this flight Washington connection to Detroit from raleigh the pilot never showed up and extra hour went by, we got a new pilots but, then leading to faulty paperwork that took another hour and thirty minutes after boarding the plan to get sorted. When we got that sorted they then proceeded to tell us that the flight atendent had to leave and we had to wait another 20 min for another atendent to arrive before finally making our way to Detroit. They said to file a complaint and we would be compensated for our wait. Not sure if this is the right spot but I'm giving it a go. Thank you Keith Www.keithschmidt.com"

Pros: "On time. Enough space ."

Cons: "delay too long"

Pros: "Phone charger at every seat"
Cons: "Earphones for movie did not work"

Pros: "Nice crew, on time"
Cons: "Tiny cramped plane"

Cons: "Lack of planning. Even though it was specified that I was travelling with a senior citizen. There was a short time between conecting flights. Having my elderly mother having to rush from one gate to other with no assistance whatsoever. Barely making it to the gate on time and luggage getting lost. Still to this time which is around 24 hours later from the flight, there is no response about her bags. Insulin was on checked luggage. She experiencing serious knee pain due to the fast walk from gate to gate. Fast walk being mention since she is old and can't run. Besides that, flights were good."

Cons: "Because of the short connection time the group of people including me made it to the gate a bit late. However the plane was still at the gate and did not leave for another 15 minutes. But they refused to take us on board saying t was too late, as a result: They sent us with the next flight to Chicago instead of Washington DC. My whole schedule was messed up as i had to fly through Chicago. My luggage was lost and i only received it 2 days later. Will file the complaint."

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Pros: "My mother was the one that flew. But after intense interrogation she divulged that the planes were on time and employees pleasant. Nothing stood out good or bad. Just the way a flight should be, in my opinion."

Pros: "Quick flight, good service"
Cons: "Delay on return flight."

Pros: "i liked that the flight was smooth and departed onetime and arrived a little early."

Pros: "Great price and comfortable seating. Also friendly staff"
Cons: "No complaints"

Pros: "I"
Cons: "I think United is improving constently"

Pros: "The actual flight was great. It was very easy, the movies were new and good. The food was surprisingly good (as I was coming home from Italy). The crew was great and always nice"
Cons: "The airport was extremely disorganized and I will never fly out of Rome again. Boarding and Unboarding were absolutely awful though"

Cons: "landing was little jerky and food smell made me nauseated."

Cons: "Luggage compartment too small even for a rolling laptop bag"

Pros: "The plane was exceptionally nice,"
Cons: "Although I purchased my ticket more than four months prior, due to some complication or miscommunication between SAS and US Air, my seat had been filled and someone had to be "bought off the plane" with a voucher and better seat. If someone wouldn't have taken the offer, I would have missed all of my flight waiting on a new connection."

Cons: "Small glasses of water were offered very infrequently. Needed much much more"

Cons: "Explanation on why it took so long to board was a vage"

Pros: "Got there."
Cons: "Small, cramped seating. Outdoor jetway upon arrival."

Pros: "This was the most smoothest overall trip I have ever had flying! I loved the new plane (from JAX) and the leg room since I'm 6'5 and it was very comfortable. Everyone involved in the process were very professional as well."
Cons: "NA"

Pros: "We were well compensated for a traveling fiasco. Our plane died in Newark. Our new plane wasn't big enough for 12 of us. It was a pretty crummy to spend Easter Sunday at the airport while our entire family celebrated the holiday. I do really appreciate the travel certificates we received for our trouble."
Cons: "As I stated above, we were stuck at the airport for the duration of Easter Sunday. We were supposed to be home by 1:30pm. Kind of a bummer to have wasted the entire holiday; but I guess that's what you get for traveling on holidays."

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "the stuffs were mean and helpless,your luggage fee was so high ,only give one checked bag for free,this is international airline and you charged the first for 100 dollars and the second one for 200dollars and you let me,a poor little girl felt lonely in the airport and found it nowhere to complain,I missed two flights in one day and the air attendant 's attitude were bad,this was the worst experience ever in my life,I won't recommend United airlines to any of my friends"

Cons: "I paid the 25.00 for my small bag which could have easily been a carry on, but I had a purse and small carry bag. I felt that WAY too many folks had backpack and two small carry ones, but by bringing them to the gate - the announcement was made its a full flight so you can check your bag for FREE! Next time, I will not follow the rules and just simply check at gate?? That is message loud and clear from your gate folks."

Pros: "nothing. I will never use kayak again"
Cons: "Kayak doesn't actually have anything to do with it my trip, it turns out. So when my flights got messed up, I couldn't call Kayak. And I couldn't call United or SAS because they said some third-rate travel agency actually bought me the ticket (after I "purchased" through Kayak. And so when I missed my SAS connection because of my delayed United connecting flight, nobody cared and nobody can assure me I'll ever get reimbursed. United said called SAS. SAS said call the travel agency... and on and on it went."

Pros: "The flight was not fully booked so there were plenty of empty seats for everyone on to spread out."
Cons: "The flight was minorly delayed for de-iceing, but not more than maybe 30 mins or so. Not even worth saying what I didn't like about the flight when its necessary!"

Cons: "The flight was over one hour late departing ORD. We had approximately 15 minutes to make our connection at IAD. While I understand that the delay happened because the copilot was late because of a fender bender, I believe the delay could have been much shorter. Since they had telephone contact with the crew member we could have been boarded before he was on the plane and departed sooner. Also no reasonable explanation was given for the delay other than a crew member was not there."

Cons: "Baggage fees higher than expected and seats don’t recline"

Pros: "Nothing throughout the arrival to landing except the actual flight crew was at an even decent level."
Cons: "After having flown to Austin for the death of my mother my return flight to DC was delayed for over 8 hours. There was minimal communication and no real understanding of what was happening by frontier. When asked about any sort of compensation the employees were extremely rude and difficult. After so many hours they’re required to give a 50 dollar voucher but failed to do so. After not sleeping for multiple nights due to my situation I did not arrive into DC till 1am and had to drive multiple hours home in the middle of the night which was a major safety hazard. Frontier did not offer to compensate a hotel or anything for the inconvenice. Extremely disappointed in the horrendous service provided by the airline in this nightmare scenario"

Pros: "We liked how organized and fast they were in every sense."
Cons: "One part we didn't like was one sarcastic/rude flight attendant. Other than that it was a great experience, it was my first time using frontier and I would use them again it was safe great solid airline."

Pros: "Nothing. Not even the refund compensated for the lost time and additional expenses incurred from Frontier"
Cons: "6 hour delay. Didn't board plane and still lost our bag"

Pros: "Crew was nice."
Cons: "Seats very uncomfortable."

Cons: "THE most uncomfortable seats ever!! The seat bottom has been reduced in size by half - the edge hits mid-thigh - and all cushioning has been removed - like sitting on a folding chair, but less comfortable! And the pricing: I paid as much to bring my luggage with me as I did for my "seat". And to top it off, it was a red-eye flight and the crew were yacking the whole time. I will NEVER fly frontier again."

Pros: "Landing was good"
Cons: "Surprise cost of carry on bags Flight attendents reguests over and over to clean areah"

Cons: "I contacted Frontier about a week before my flight to let them know my friend I was flying to visit had to make an emergency trip to see her father who was dying of liver failure. On the first attempt I was notified that only immediate family members were would be an excuse but that I could try to request through a different faucet of emergency circumstances. I put through another request and was never contacted. I did not fly to Salt Lake but I was still charged even though they could very well have sold my seat to another person and made double the money for the seat. I am very disappointed with the service I received from Frontier."

Cons: "Departure delay was too long on board"

Pros: "we had a sudden storm which required us to hold for over an hour before landing. Crew was very professional and pilot excellent to get us down after an hour and a half delay."

Pros: "There wasn't any in flight entertainment and I didn't order food, so that's why my rating is neutral. Our flight back was 30 min early, so that was great."

Pros: "Courtesy& efficiency of the crew"
Cons: "nothing"

Pros: "Flight was one stop flight"
Cons: "Seats were not comfortable."

Cons: "Flight was delayed out of Atlabta and then re-rerouted to Cleveland before finally landing at IAD."

Pros: "Snacks & drinks included."
Cons: "The cost of baggage but on the other hand the airline fare was so inexpensive that in reality the trade off was worth it. You must a strategic packer when flying Frontier."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The seats were uncomfortable. The boarding was late and we arrived late to my destination. The baggage claim took too long. The pricing for bags were too expensive. I will never use frontier again, that's why there prices are so cheap."

Pros: "Cheap cost flight, but very misleading"
Cons: "Frontier nickels and dimes their passengers. They charge for seats, charges excessively for baggage (including carry-ones) and gouges for drinks"

Pros: "The staff at the counter in Raleigh was very helpful and the flight crew was great. The lady at the counter there took extra time to help get us seats next to each other."
Cons: "It was not clearly stated that carry-on luggage would be charged $45 per item. This is an unusual policy and should have been clearly and prominently stated when purchasing the ticket. With my wife and I this added $90 to our combined ticket price and we would have flown a different airline had we known this. It seemed like a trick to get folks to pick a cheaper ticket only to make up the cost at the door what an individual would have paid for a competing ticket."

Pros: "Smooth flight, on time"
Cons: "The staff could have been friendlier"

Cons: "At no point was there any info telling us about carry on bag charges. This added a 150 unexpected expense to our trip just for carry ons. Would have chosen a different flight of I would have known. Will never fly frontier airlines again. And will tell everyone I know that is planning on traveling what a terrible experience we had with them."

Pros: "For a "no frills" flight it all went surprisingly well. I have taken Spirit Airlines and was afraid this was going to be a similar aweful experience. I was surprised how well it went. I am hopeful for my return trip."
Cons: "The seats don't move back., which is fine, however a 1 inch tilt back on all seats shouldn't take up any space if all the seats are back an inch. Seems like they go out of their way to make things uncomfortable."

Pros: "Boarding was fabulously easy."
Cons: "I did not know during booking about the carry-on fee or the seat fee (!!!! though I later learned that if you didn't select a fee for a seat they would assign you whatever was left, not that that is appealing). You had to pay for everything except water. There was no in-flight entertainment at all. Trays were tiny. I will never fly this airlines again."

Pros: "Very humerous crew. Very entertaining"
Cons: "Had us board into hallway for plan that had not even arrived. Had to wait for over 30 minutes. Very inconvenient. Especially for the elderly and those with canes and myself with back problems. It made NO SENSE"

Pros: "Nice staff"
Cons: "My flight was delayed but I didn't get email until 230 am and I had to wake up at 420 am. Also my luggage was lost so I got a 50$ voucher. I am attending a dental seminar in a sweater and jeans. My bag got delayed another day and was only given another 50$ but I have to spend 200$ to get a 100$. I had no toiletiries, dress clothes, socks, and underwear. I asked for 150$ voucher and was denied. Also if I could a get free bag check on the return trip. Also denied. I expected a little more customer service when bags are lost."

Cons: "Rude staff. Wouldn't let me board because I was late from traffic even though myself and others stood at the ticket counter waiting for a representitive to show up. Completely unaccommadating and when I asked about how to get another flight he handed me a paper with a number. I called and it was a recording. No money back no help and rude comments. Found a return flight through American. The first flight had polite flight attendants though"

Pros: "Cost"
Cons: "Seats do not have recliners"

Pros: "The actual flight was ok"
Cons: "The flight was 5 and a half hours late and the company never informed us about the reasons for the delay or gave us any kind of apology. My overall experience with Frontier has been good in the past and that is why I don't understand this behaviour and lack of care with the customers."

Pros: "Plane was clean and somewhat comfortable."
Cons: "Bate and switch Internet fares. Confusing baggage fees i.e The definition of carry on baggage. Confusing seating fees. Misleading prices. Web site times out before seating and baggage fees can be determined. I will be more careful comparing Frontier prices for future flights and will advise family and friends to do the same."

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "The seats were so uncomfortable. Why use a 319 aircraft and not get comfortable seats that lean back at the very least?"

Pros: "The physical flight was fine"
Cons: "Where do I begin? This airline is obviously attempting to maximize their profits but so much at the expense of passengers. There is no comfort in flying in an upright position for many hours. In fact, sitting aboard this flight felt like torture. I will never if at all possible fly on this airline again. I will recommend to my friends that they pay a bit extra to fly another airline. I mean they've all cut corners but Frontier has gone the extra mile in putting profits over any decent airline accommodation. I sincerely hope you guys go out of business."

Pros: "Nothing. The lady told me that I was too late to check into my flight and then the plane had a delay in so I did have enough time but she still wouldn't give me back my money or let me get on my flight"
Cons: "Everything. No one seem to want to help me and everybody was very rude. The lady gave me a phone number to call and told me sorry for my luck. I probably will never use frontier ever again and I will make sure that I let everybody else to not use them as well I just wanted my money back."

Pros: "Price, flight, Awesome!!!! Keep it up Frontier!!"
Cons: "That I can't always get that that price :)"

Pros: "The staff were friendly."
Cons: "I do not fly a lot but in my experience in comparison to Delta, US airways and American Airlines, these seats were more cramped and much less comfortable. They were solid plastic with little padding. I've never seen an airline charge for a carry on bag. This is extreme considering some airlines still find ways to check bags for free. Finally, I am very claustrophobic and can not risk being put in a middle seat. I also am not very comfortable with a window seat either. The fact that I had to pay $10+ each way to ensure comfort which I can choose for free on any other airline was frustrating. These three items will keep me from flying this airline again."

Pros: "Nothing really"
Cons: "Terrible service with lots of delays and was not taken care properly at all. Spent 28 hours in total to reach destination."

Pros: "The flight crew were friendly ."
Cons: "Um, I recall frontier flights that, while not comfortable because flying never is, actually had amenities. I'm never flying Frontier again if I can help it. Charging for carry on was annoying, but charging for everything, INCLUDING a cup of water is bs. Replacing uncomfortable seats that at least occasionally had a TV in the back of them, with uncomfortable without the possible, overpriced, distraction of tv, was the last straw. Appreciate it. Frontier was my go to for cheap, quality, flights. Guess I'll be flying JetBlue from now on."

Pros: "Good effort to make up for the delay in the incoming flight and to leave on time."

Pros: "Seats are little roomy"

Cons: "Seats were super uncomfortable and you had to pay for the drinks.... barely slept."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Check in Price"

Cons: "HORRIBLE"

Cons: "I didn't like that Frontier has extra fees on top of the posted ticket price. It had extra fees for baggage and the prices changed whether you did check in online or at the gate, and then an extra seat fee and drink fees, etc. As it turns out, I could have gone another airline cheaper with no extra fees. I will not book with them again."

Cons: "Frontier is the worst. They even charge for a single carryon now. Absolutely awful."

Cons: "The seats, the atmosphere, you're check in personel. Name it. Everything but the flight attendants and the pilot."

Pros: "It was on time and a direct flight"
Cons: "Seating area was very small"

Pros: "The crew was cheerful and very nice."
Cons: "As I sat in my seat... The smell on the plane. It wasn't overwhelming but it smelled like vomit. Not a great experience."

Pros: "We arrived 15 minutes earlier"
Cons: "Paying for my carry on would have been $40, checking my carry on was $30. Unfortunately frontier customer service said my carry on was free. Unexpected expense...not good."

Pros: "Not much of anything."
Cons: "I'm a senior and have always done a lot of flying. The one was the most uncomfortable flights I have ever experienced. The hard plastic seats are TERRIBLE! There was NO entertainment to distract the passenger from the discomfort. And they charged for carry-ons, which I elected not to bring. This flight was comparable in price to other airlines who offer comfortable seats, entertainment and free carry-ons! I'll never fly Frontier again."

Pros: "Overall Good."
Cons: "The first plane's spacing was a little tight."

Pros: "The airport staff at the airport were extremely friendly and helpful."
Cons: "It was all haste free"

Pros: "Flight was on time and boarding went smoothly and quickly"
Cons: "Seats were so uncomfortable; no reclining at all. No room between rows. Probably my first and last flight with Frontier for that reason--not to mention paying for carry on luggage."

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