Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont to Illinois
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "The flight was delayed at the last minute"
Pros: "Good crew"
Cons: "Seats way too cramped."
Cons: "They got our bag out of the plane and then lost it, had no earphones whatsoever."
Cons: "The flight was delayed 7 hours"
Cons: "El espacio entre asientos es muy reducido. Las rodillas pegan contra el asiento de en frente. Muy incómodo y genera impacto en la espalda."
Cons: "As it was a short flight it was ok but their system of checking in/ baggage drop off is really poor and disorganised. Everyone was queuing together for baggage drop, checking... it was a mess and took ages. It’s unfair on those who have already checked in online because you were ended up queuing with everyone else."
Pros: "Very smooth, great staff."
Cons: "Water available in waiting area."
Pros: "it was ok flight, but on time, very important to me"
Cons: "the food... cream cracker and very sweet cake..."
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and attentive."
Cons: "The landing was a bit rough!!"
Pros: "There was a blonde flight attendant who was extremely attractive which distracted from how hot the plane was during boarding and prior to take off since the air was not on."
Cons: "Turn the air on before you start boarding the flight."
Cons: "After getting off the shuttle to board the plane via stairs, men at the bottom and top of the stairs both stopped everyone and refused anyone to board. We were stuck on the tarmac for around 2-3 minutes. No entertainment options during the flight. No free food. Only water."
Cons: "Snack . Don’t have 0 snack in the plane"
Cons: "Better aircraft and personnel should smile and be more friendly"
Pros: "The crew wonderful"
Cons: "Venden asientos pero sus sistema de la aplicación es pésimo no me dejaba cargar el pago. Para el embarque de miami a lima no había buen orden"
Cons: "Flying on schedule"
Pros: "I fly for a living sand I’m on airlines all over the world. This little flight was of the worst I have ever been on and I’ll never fly Latam again"
Cons: "From the time my ticket was scanned it to 37 mins to board the plan... standing still in line. Caos! A message announces at any time we a happy to serve you water I got up and asked for water and was told wait until the cart comes by my seat. The seats are VERY CLOSE together and my row 22"
Cons: "more seat space and padding, no charge for soft drinks"
Pros: "Good movie selections, nice crew"
Cons: "They need to be able to let customers know meal ingredients during pre-orders to assist with food allergy. I have a tomato allergy, so giving me an option of "Vegan" or "veggie" with no other detail is unhelpful."
Pros: "I purchased tickets but there weren't any actual seats available for us on this plane so we got bumped to a later flight (8 hrs later). Our baggage was also delayed getting to us."
Pros: "Amazing crew, very comfortable seat, delicious food."
Pros: "Crew was very good. Ground staff were polite and helpful."
Cons: "Flight departure was delayed"
Pros: "easy enough..."
Cons: "Made me check my carryon while waiting to board even though I said no and didn’t ask anyone else if they wanted to. Plane left half hour late"
Cons: "No entertainment. The airplane seems to be an older model."
Pros: "Entertainment system"
Cons: "Very tiny space No complementary food No complementary reserve seats in advance No complementary flight advance"
Cons: "Retraso en el abordaje y salida De Santiag y retraso en la entrega del equipaje en Lima"
Cons: "The pilot arrived 1.5 hours late and my bag was out on another flight, further delaying me. Terrible."
Cons: "El vuelo salió a tiempo y en los horarios exactos lo que. o me gusto que me dañaron un bolso y me lo hicieron huecos"
Pros: "Wine and whisky"
Pros: "Excelente disposicion y manejo de situaciones de la tripulación. El vuelo fue excelente"
Cons: "El despegue se atrasó unos 20 minutos, no funcionaba el centro de entretenimiento (que fue anunciado) y pese a que eran las 6.3 am no nos convidaton ni una galletita"
Pros: "The crew was fabulous! Competent and very helpful, even funny when serving food and drinks! I fly very frequently but this was one of the nicest crews I had in years!"
Pros: "The flight itself was great because there were personal TVs for everyone that had a wide selection of movies and games. It had more categories on it but little time to explore in the short plane ride after the movie from BWI to MIA. Great pilot, little motion sickness and great staff."
Cons: "I did not like how I came with my family and the clerks did not even try to seat us together, just gave us our tickets and sent us on our way, even after mentioning we had under age kids with us and a 2 year old who WILL CRY if not seated next to my other 2 family members."
Pros: "Had pillows and blankets"
Cons: "TV monitor did not work They asked if I would like something to drink I asked for a Coke and they said they didn't have any on the bevrage truck twenty minutes later I received the coke"
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "Entertainment didn't work"
Cons: "Had to wait more than 2 hours in the Que to get the boarding pass. Had to come in air new Zealand and same issues when went to brisbane. More than 8 hours wait before flying to brisbane. Thanks."
Pros: "Staff on LATAM is among the best in my life."
Cons: "Long boarding times. It's ok though, nota deal breaker by any means. Food is delicious for airplane food."
Cons: "Para abordar tuvimos que caminar hasta la salida en la puerta 30 y después esperar en el bus más de veinte minutos, pesima organización de subir los pasajeros para que esperen tanto tiempo en el bus con un calor sofocante Mi asiento era el 1B y no tenia la mesita para la bandeja"
Cons: "Both flights were delayed and there were no meteorological problems, I finally arrived in LAX more than 2.5 hours late"
Pros: "The service onboard is really excelent. No complaints at all."
Cons: "The online and telephone system is the worst. They never are able to confirm your seats or preferent seats . You can not use an american credit card if you are in south america. They give you a confirmation number to pay your flight ticket in "Plaza Vea" (Peru) and when you get there they told me that at only in a few "plaza veas" you can pay your ticket. I had to spend like 100 soles (30 dollars) to pay my upgrade seat. There is more Horrible experience to tell about it . Avoid LATAM"
Pros: "Avión silencioso"
Cons: "45 minutos de espera en tierra al aterrizar"
Pros: "Crew Attention"
Pros: "How it moved"
Cons: "That it didn't move too much."
Pros: "Good service from the crew."
Cons: "I lost my luggage (bag). I had to wait about 1 hour. Airport staff advised me to go from gate 1 to gate 11 and back to gate 1. Then advised me to go to Latam counter where I lodged a claim."
Cons: "Missed my first leg and then they canceled my return leg without telling me. I then had to pay for a new flight"
Pros: "Worst latam lost 4 loggages of my parents John f Kennedy New York to Trujillo - Peru 09-09-16 Flight B6212905- B6212906 Inga Inga Sanchez, Rita Rojas Malqui, victor Contact phone 7035658509"
Pros: "I eventually was let off the plane"
Cons: "No entertainment, food was saltine crackers, staff made us put down the blinds so we couldn't even look out the window. Will never fly this airline again"
Airlines flying from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont to Illinois 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 Illinois
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont to Illinois
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont to Illinois
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont to Illinois
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