Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont to Fort Lauderdale
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 12h 20m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Azul ($248) and Multiple Airlines ($355), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Multiple Airlines ($325) and Azul ($484).
For Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont to Fort Lauderdale, Friday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Monday is the most expensive. Flying from Fort Lauderdale back to Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont, the best deals are generally found on Monday, with Friday being the most expensive.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "The airport is small and easy to get by. The crew was friendly, and I had four seats to myself! It was an excellent experience."
Cons: "Food was decent."
Pros: "extremely attentive crew. courtesy necessaire pack. very clean plane."
Pros: "extremely considerate crew. Courtesy necessaire pack. very clean plane"
Pros: "extremely gracious crew. very clean plane. courtesy necessaire pack."
Cons: "more recent movies options"
Pros: "Very clean airplane and excellent crew"
Pros: "Seat not confortable vry tide"
Pros: "Azul is always amazing in terms of service!"
Cons: "The price!"
Cons: "We landed and spend 45min instide the plan to be able to unboard"
Cons: "Plane was dirty, it took flight attendants 1.5 hour to start service after take-off."
Cons: "Food !!!!"
Pros: "Amazing crew and overall experience"
Cons: "No complaints on this one"
Pros: "The flight attendants are terrific. A huge packed plane and all were well cared for. The food, while not thrilling, was actually hot."
Cons: "Not enough closed captioning in the onboard entertainment system."
Pros: "Crew was amazing"
Cons: "Better food"
Pros: "Friendly crew, most spoke at least some English"
Cons: "Only food for purchase, would be nice to have second language option on some of the entertainment"
Pros: "The crew were very friendly and attentive. Most of them spoke English and Spanish in addition to Portuguese."
Cons: "The snacks could have been healthier and the bathroom could have been cleaner."
Pros: "My seat 28H didn't recline"
Cons: "didnt reach connection"
Pros: "Everything was very good: boarding, plain condition, comfort, entertainment and food"
Pros: "Everything was very good, mainly when compared to other airlines: the boarding, the condition of the plain, the comfort, entertainment and food."
Cons: "It is hard to say... But I had a problem with gate information on my first leg. This could have been better handled."
Pros: "Seats are hard"
Pros: "Best airline in Brazi"
Pros: "Uau!! Azul! Amazing!! Every single staff I met treated with so much professionalism!! Thank you! First time flying with Azul!! I had heard raving reviews fr9m my parents and now I know why!"
Pros: "Loved all the support and attention from the crew"
Pros: "I really love how friendly the crew was! The seats were also very comfortable for a plane. I couldn’t get over how there were cameras to look at outside of the plane for those who didn’t have window seats as it helped with some landing anxiety. The food was well prepped and decently enjoyable! The charging port was also amazing and I was very happy to see it when I had boarded the plane."
Cons: "Unfortunately, boarding was a bit confusing as the crew members spoke a majority of Portuguese and translated only very few times. I had to ask a crew memeber when I would board."
Cons: "SAME AS ABOVE"
Pros: "The selection of tv shows (Game of Thrones)"
Cons: "Not much leg room (I’m six feet tall)"
Pros: "Flight was fast and safe."
Cons: "Easy going. No complaints"
Pros: "Business accommodations were great and the staff was fantastic"
Pros: "Overall excellent trip"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "economy xtra seats were nice"
Pros: "screens didn't work on flight"
Pros: "Awesome customer service and flights were on time!"
Cons: "Nothing to critic."
Pros: "Crew was very helpful"
Cons: "Air conditioning in my seat was broken and my blood pressure went down"
Pros: "Everything was fine except the flight was delayed an hour. No biggie. My only question is that I had a trip that passed through Isa to 3rd country. At check in I was informed that bags would go all the way through without re-checking in. Turns out bags had to be re-checked in at first entry to usa. I wish the rules were consistent and that all personnel knew the rules. Also united baggage track app does not work."
Cons: "United baggage app does not work Personnel did not know baggage rules at Chck in."
Cons: "The temperature at the cabin was to hot during the whole flight."
Pros: "Allí right and on time"
Cons: "Allí good"
Pros: "Friendly, and kind service starting from registration and up to desimbarkation."
Cons: "Announcement should be given on English as well!"
Pros: "Gate management, boarding, flight time and amenities were all superb. Their snacks really are as good as advertised."
Pros: "New aircraft and excellent crew members service. Bathrooms always clean"
Cons: "Too many children and very noise"
Pros: "Crew was very nice and helpful. Good selection of movies."
Cons: "We're still waiting for the flight"
Pros: "The boarding was fast and organized."
Cons: "They set me far from my son"
Cons: "Very unrealistic to offer me a flight option that gets me to my destination in four days"
Pros: "We called and they were able to schedule us on a different flight. Which is all they could do."
Pros: "Friendly staff at check in"
Cons: "Unscheduled stopover and long 3hr delay."
Pros: "All staff were professional and courteous."
Cons: "Azul changed my seat at the gate at VCP arbitrarily without letting me know. That was a seat I had reserved weeks in advance that they simply changed at the gate without any reason."
Pros: "That i was able to watch movies, snacks were provided and water"
Cons: "Nothing really!"
Cons: "Boarding crew not very friendly"
Pros: "The entertainment"
Cons: "Departure times"
Pros: "The crew was amazing"
Cons: "Other travellers where rude"
Pros: "The crew was amazing, the seats were super comfortable, entertainment was great, lots of movies to choose from. Also they handed out a lot of great snacks"
Cons: "The delay was totally unexpected and frustrating particularly when no bad weather around!"
Pros: "The crew was great."
Cons: "The flight and crew were great. But I was not able to choose my seat because I purchased an economy flight. I was very uncomfortable. But I was luck that that people that were sitting with me were great."
Pros: "The crew was so nice especially the man who came to thank me for keeping my body out of the way of those who were serving and those using the bathroom. My husband an I were in the last row. He offered me a free drink, which I didn’t accept but I felt so good."
Pros: "The crew was amazing. My seat was comfortable."
Cons: "The plane was delayed. It arrived over 25 minutes after it was originally scheduled to."
Cons: "Flight was delayed due to crew not being available."
Pros: "While biased since I was in First class, everything was enjoyable and as expected of a first class experience. The free Wi-Fi on this flight made it extra special- can’t wait until its standard on all flights!!"
Cons: "Only real complaint is that Delta doesn’t seem to restrict size of bags taken as carry on and the time wasted but some trying to squeeze their obviously oversized bags into overhead compartments is painful."
Cons: "Had to collect & re check luggage between flights. Couldn't they have been transferred to the next aircraft?"
Cons: "Everything was good!"
Cons: "I understand when weather is rough not moving the beverage carts but a small bottle of water would be appreciated."
Pros: "We had purchased economy tickets and got assigned seats that were not next to each other. As we were boarding the ticket person gave us a new seat assignment closer to the front and next to each other – we really appreciated and liked it. Makes me want to fly Delta again!"
Pros: "Being in First Class"
Cons: "Heavier food selection would be appreciated."
Cons: "Seats were a little tight."
Cons: "we began the boarding process late, which can be understandable, although the plane was there pretty early. Once the boarding began, someone, I presume the gate agent, essentially gave a countdown to hhow many minutes were left until the flight could have an "on time departure". I travel nearly every week so I value being on time. However, a minute by minute call to hurry up on a flight that was sold out was over the top. There was mumbling among the passengers, to the point of someone joking "Free cookies and water if we make it on time?" Just a bad gate experience, but bad enough that peopoe were commenting, and I waited for someone from the cockpit to del\part so I could mention it to them."
Pros: "Attentive and friendly crew, great entertainment system"
Cons: "Flight left late due to problem with cleaning crew, seats are uncomfortable, snacks were stale."
Pros: "On time."
Pros: "Everything in 1 class"
Pros: "The welcoming and kindness of flight attendants and staff"
Cons: "That headsets are not free and the leg space seemed tighter than usual"
Pros: "I like Delta's onboard entertainment, Delta Studio. I also like that I can use wifi messaging onboard. The flight attendants did an excellent job as usual. I was in First Class so that was nice. I like the ice cream for dessert. I like the snack variety in First Class."
Cons: "For first class the seat pitch is not great. I had a steak, it was dry. The rest of the meal was OK."
Pros: "Early arrival!"
Cons: "Didn’t know that I didn’t have a window on the row I was on"
Cons: "When the passenger in front reclines their seat it was in my face The legroom wasn’t terrible but I had a hard time even reading since it was so close"
Cons: "The two hour delay"
Pros: "Aircraft appeared to be brand new"
Pros: "I always enjoy my flights on Delta the staff members are always pleasant and helpful, not to mention a smooth flight. :)"
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "I was not aware, when I picked my seat, that we were ahead of the Emergency Exit. My seat was extremely uncomfortable."
Pros: "Everything went wonderful. Excellent crew"
Cons: "No problems"
Pros: "Delta made sure my husband and I had seats together and my husband was thrilled to have a window seat. We took off and arrived earlier than scheduled."
Cons: "Everything was perfect. Nothing negative to report."
Pros: "New Plane - super roomy great selections of movies to watch for free on the TV!"
Pros: "We made it safe."
Cons: "The constant delays. And nothing was done about it. Not even we're sorry. Here's a voucher. Or here's something on us due to the circumstances."
Pros: "Everything went smoothly boarding etc."
Cons: "Because of packed flight many of us had to check our luggage. Not horrible, but slightly annoying. As well as taking a long time to de-plane."
Pros: "The long delay could of been avoided if the Delta counter had lied to me by saying I wouldn't have a problem changing my flight out early once I got into NYC from China Not a happy Delta customer There were delays and no compensation"
Pros: "Delta Comfort seats"
Cons: "Shuttle driver stopped to talk to a friend thus making me late snd missed my connecton. Rude agents at gate and when I called and spoke to a Delta representative, was told that they would have never put me on that flight due to short connection time. To which I replied that thet is an issue between Delta and their business withthe booking site and the customer should not be to blame"
Pros: "Delta Comfort seats"
Cons: "Delta employee who drive shuttle to connection stopped to drop off a passenger and proceed to chat w other workers thereby getting me to my gate late and missing my connection and getting me to Florida almost 3 hours later than planned. Agents at desk in JFK were rude. There was another Delta employee also on the shuttle who was the only one who seemed to show concern. He alerted the driver, called the boarding gate and led me to it."
Cons: "Out of all the airlines I have flown, this was quite disorganized in my opinion. The fact that I was not able to select a seat, nor did I have one assigned to me until prior to an hour before boarding, gave me a bit of anxiety. I don't think it's fair to take away this option to those that get the "cheap, standard" tickets."
Cons: "They were rude and notnhelpful lost my luggage"
Pros: "Overall it was good"
Pros: "Boarding time and schedules were as expected or faster and other than the food incident, good attention from the flight crew."
Cons: "No choice during for lunch since the flight crew didn't have enough meals to cover the preferences of the first class travelers."
Pros: "When I was finally able to get on a later flight this was a very good one"
Cons: "The cancellation of original flight was stressful as I had a wedding to attend and the long delay and subsequent cancellation of original flight prevented me from it. Further, I was forced to get local transport after arrival in FLL, since I missed my ride altogether."
Cons: "Completely threw our afternoon plans and next day on their head because of the flight delays. Not cool."
Cons: "Flying from Sydney Australia and this being the final segment, Delta lost my luggage with no explanation as to why. It made it around the world only to get lost on the shortest segment. A real pain after 21 hours of flying to be delayed late at night by airline. No offer for compensation."
Pros: "Many passengers did not have seat assignments and we also ran out of over head storage resulting in many additional bags to be checked at the gate(mine included) but the crew and staff at the desk inside laguardia work quickly and efficiently to get everyone boarded and we ended up landing 15 minutes early."
Cons: "Seating was extremely cramped and the in flight wifi quality was poor, couldn't even watch an hour long movie (on a 2+ hour flight) because of the amount of buffering."
Pros: "The new plane was great. TV's on each seat back w/ great entertainment options"
Cons: "Flight was scheduled to leave early, the plane arrived, but they couldn't turn the plane around fast enough. We left the gat late, then pilot said we would still be arriving half an hour early. We arrived about 45 minutes late, and that was a problem because our connecting flight was due to depart now in 15 minutes. Lightning forced the airport to shutdown, which was great, we had a chance to catch our flight, but we were stuck in the airplane, and we couldn't get to our gate until the all-clear. I know this is not Delta's fault, but they did arrive quite late on a flight that, according to them, would be early. They also never communicated to the other flight that there were several passengers catching that connection. So by the time we had ran to catch our connection they had closed the ramp. Lightning hit again, and they shutdown the airport once again, so the airplane was still at the gate for about an hour, and they did not allow the 20+ passengers to board that plane, which was right there. So frustrating. The only thing that saved it was that our new flight was the new airbus, and although it left an hour and a half later, the comfort level was phenomenal."
Pros: "Really surprised to see that Deltas new 737's had free in seat entertainment."
Cons: "Boarding was a little awkward."
Pros: "flight itself was fine"
Cons: "When we arrived in LGA, the luggage conveyor belt was broken and luggage was piled up and driven to another terminal. As a result half of our luggage did not arrive on our flight but arrived on subsequent flight. However, one bag was nowhere to be found and Delta staff could not clarify the issue. They did find it next day and delivered to the FLL airport, but we had to get a cab and go to the airport to pick-up as we could not take a chance of it not making it to us before the cruise departure. I am extremely disappointed"
Cons: "Serve some food. Our trip to EWR and back we just got a packet of pretzels. Not worth a $500 ticket!! Also could you guys please get with the times and update your media. What’s with this no pause and no record media player where you can only watch a movie if you so happen to switch the channel on t"
Cons: "The plane"
Pros: "Getting off the plane"
Cons: "I did not know I purchase a BE ticket. Was asked to pay $175 for the suit bag i had in addition to my computer bag. I was also place in a seat that does not recline. Very poor value at any cost."
Cons: "The person next to me he needed to see it’s not one he was so big"
Cons: "No drink service And no free tv"
Pros: "Smooth boarding process."
Cons: "The WiFi wasn’t working."
Pros: "The plane was clean and on-time"
Cons: "Boarded early, would not let me bring my bag on. Said overhead was full. When I got on the plane there was plenty of overhead bin space."
Cons: "No Wifi even though it was published. No stroop waffles was disappointment"
Pros: "The loading and no hassle boarding"
Cons: "Nothing everything was smooth"
Cons: "Far away Gate"
Pros: "Flew First Class from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale. The food was a banana and the seat in front of me was broken and when it went back, it was in my lap. No one seemed to care.."
Cons: "Phone charging outlet under my seat didn't work."
Cons: "See above."
Cons: "I am enrolled in MileagePlus United Card member which has one check in bag free for the first time. Still I was charged me $50 extra for my check in bag. They should have told me prior at the time of check in but they stopped me at the gate. I am not at all happy with what has happened."
Pros: "On time and early arrival."
Cons: "Kind of hot on the plane"
Cons: "Poor service very disappointed"
Pros: "The service was good along with everything"
Pros: "Streamlined experience and on time. My choice of seat as well at the terminal desk."
Cons: "Pay for wifi and tv. Jet blue gives it to you for free."
Pros: "Everything was good"
Pros: "Random seating was okay & the newer planes are nice."
Cons: "The representative at the gates were very unfriendly and rude to passengers. They did not create a welcoming environment. There need to be more outlets in the waiting area and the outlets that are there should work."
Pros: "We were delayed after late boarding because of tornedoes and bad weather, sat for 45minutes on the tarmac, however the entire time after going back to the gate to reset the timer the captain or 1st officer kept the guests advised as to our order in the takeoff queue. Came on many time to report and was very apologetic which I believe kept everyone informed and thus not so anxious. Much appreciated! Even opened up direct tv for all"
Pros: "Very professional employee! Well thought safety equipments"
Pros: "Very fast and well organized"
Pros: "I traveled very uncomfortable with a malfunction chair"
Pros: "Very good"
Pros: "Everything is great"
Pros: "United covered my hotel room and gave me $30 in meal vouchers. Would have rather been at my destination though."
Cons: "Mechanical failures flights canceled had to rebook the next day!"
Pros: "The boarding process was smooth"
Cons: "I paid for even more space and my seat didnt even recline"
Pros: "I arrived on time"
Cons: "Turbulence was insane"
Cons: "Not enough space"
Cons: "Still in airport. Plane was canceled"
Pros: "Never got there"
Cons: "Never got there"
Pros: "Comfort and service was right on target"
Pros: "It canceled"
Cons: "It canceled"
Pros: "Boarding the plane was Good"
Pros: "Everything went well; great service on both flights"
Pros: "The service, no stress, fast and easy process. .."
Cons: "Nothing at all,everything went well. .thanks"
Pros: "Everything was good"
Pros: "Excellent choices, comparisons, easy to use, updates"
Cons: "Luggage trouble and space trouble for passengers. There was a barking dog on the seat next to me"
Airlines flying from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont to Fort Lauderdale have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont to Fort Lauderdale
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont to Fort Lauderdale
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont to Fort Lauderdale
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont to Fort Lauderdale
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