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AugustBest time to beat the crowds with an average 21% drop in price.

High season

DecemberMost popular time to fly with an average 25% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$569(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$508or less

Good deal one-way

$226or less

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  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is August.
  • Morning departure is around 10% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
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Top 5 airlines serving Sacramento Intl to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.3
Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,313 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Really nice attendant in front of cabin."
Cons: "The small planes don’t have good overhead compartments and i has fragile stuff in my bag I didn’t want to get harmed with other baggage. They found a place for my bag but it wasn’t what I had expected since I’ve flown with Alaska quite a bit and usually it’s not an issue. Hoping to get my premium seating refunded."

Pros: "Great crew. Very professional"

Cons: "Usb charger would be great!"

Cons: "Lots of screaming babies when we landed, real babies, not spoiled adults. Not Alaska Airlines fault just one of the hazards of flying. But made for a miserable 20 minutes."

Cons: "The plane was absolutely filthy and smelled of urine and and heavily spiced food. The seat assigned to me had liquid in it and I asked the attendant if i could have something to wipe it up and she just reseated me. Just filthy!!!! It was so gross"

Cons: "WiFi did not work well"

Cons: "Bad coffee"

Cons: "Delay"

Cons: "Spacious comfortable seating"

Cons: "No food, just snacks."

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Price was high"

Pros: "Flight was on time. Staff was very courteous."

Pros: "Quick and easy boarding, kayak made it easy to head straight to the right baggage claim"
Cons: "Nothing, thanks kayak/ Alaska airlines !"

Pros: "It’s sad people should never have to pay for service like this. Plan was dirty was so nasty I could believe this was USA."
Cons: "I hope not to ever fly Alaska"

Pros: "Window seat"
Cons: "Waiting, delayed"

Cons: "Asked for wheelchair assistants at arrival but no one showed up. Had to walk great distance with bad hip. Shame on portland!!"

Pros: "Free wine"
Cons: "Cramped"

Pros: "Fast and smooth"

Pros: "Great customer service!"

Pros: "Liked the charging port on the 747."
Cons: "From the first desk attendant and on from there, none of the crew we're helpful, organized, or on top of things. Right down to someone telling us she'd give us an answer to a question in 10 minutes "I promise" and then she turned and walked right off for her dinner break."

Cons: "Flight was delayed"

Cons: "Delayed"

Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "Heat and no air in cabin"

Pros: "Boarding was very nice, she said my name, nice detail. Boarding was very efficient."

Pros: "Nice crew. Clean plane"
Cons: "Paying for 1 bag"

Pros: "Alecarte and free wine."

Pros: "Flight attendants, mai tai."
Cons: "Late plane"

Cons: "Free wine"

Pros: "Crew was very nice"
Cons: "Would be nice to have onboard TV"

Cons: "Plane was very loud"

Pros: "I'm a longtime fan of Alaska Airlines. Today was no different, overall everything met my high expectations."
Cons: "I can't really think of anything I didn't like. This was a short and easy flight from Sacramento to Seattle so very short and brief."

Pros: "Same day change for an earlier flight was easy and I appreciated the helpful staff. Beverages are very good. Love the Tazo teas and Starbucks coffee."
Cons: "Alaska snacks are inedible. Biscottis is horrible and the cheese crackers are full of preservatives and taste awful. Surely there are better options available."

Pros: "Even though my employee that was with me was on time the flight left early and they would not let him on the airplane"
Cons: "Even though my employee that was with me was on time the flight left early and they would not let him on the airplaneawful customer service"

Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Clean roomy plane."

Cons: "0"

Cons: "a little stinky by the bathrooms and gnats"

Pros: "Customer service was very good and the friendlest I have ever spoken to and dealt with. They help me get seat assignment and disable assist to my plane. I will definitely by from this airline again."

Pros: "Thank you for the upgrade to First Class!"
Cons: "There is nothing that I didn't like. Alaska Airlines sets the bar for all others as far as I'm concerned."

Pros: "Boarding outside was different."
Cons: "Too small to handle the most basic of carry on luggage. Not enough communication about turbulence."

Pros: "Loved the Mediterranean Tapas!"
Cons: "I didn't realize that when I was purchasing the Tapas that I was also to request the complimentary beverage (typically the attendant for purchases comes through first, then the complimentary cart, but this was a shorter flight so perhaps this is why they were done at the same time). I had to wait until the end to request a beverage. Not a big deal, just a minor glitch."

Pros: "Awesome"

Pros: "Everything"

Cons: "That my connecting flight was cancelled with no warning would have missed my whole family reunion if I didn't rent a car and drive. Sent alaskan airlines an email. And have hear nothing back from them."

Pros: "The people"

Cons: "The crew violated federal law by having passengers move while the plane was taxiing."

Pros: "Very friendly"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Best airline I've flown on. Curtis staff, comfortable accommodations and just an overall positive experience. Keep up the good work."
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The airline put us up in a hotel and gave us food vouchers, and created a new flight in the morning, since our flight was cancelled the night before."
Cons: "Having mechanical difficulties and there being no way they could get us home that night."

Cons: "the sandwich was cold, they should have used the microwave"

Cons: "Fue un avión no adaptado a nuestros tiempos, sin entretenimiento a bordo, ni siquiera tenía para conectar el celular. Un servicio low cost."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Service"
Cons: "Na"

Pros: "Easy check in, and boarding process."

Pros: "never took flight due to cancellation by airline. still have not received refund."

Pros: "Nicer plane than the one we flew from San Francisco to San Salvador"

Cons: "Food and seats"

Pros: "Friendly crew, arrived earlier than expected. Offered to excellent assistance to my mom with the wheelchair"
Cons: "Food wasn’t good. During the stop in Guatemala didn’t change planes so had to wait for the maintenance staff to clean the plane before using bathroom. No water during stop and had to change seats"

Cons: "3 cancel flights"

Pros: "Los aviones cómodos, con buen espacio para estirar las piernas. A pesar de ser un vuelo de 2 horas te dan comida, algo que las demás no hacen."
Cons: "Podrían mejorar el sabor de la comida que sirven, ya que no es de las mejores."

Cons: "At the time of boarding the crew members started going by group. This only lasted 1 min. Everybody started getting in a line without regarding group or any type of particular order. The crew members did mind and just kept boarding people. Very poor management and lack of authority."

Pros: "Food. Blankets. No delays."

Pros: "I liked that the crew where nice and congratulate the mountain bike team of Costa Rica who had won second place in the panamerican games"
Cons: "I push the "call the stewart" bottom and they never came to me.."

Cons: "Delayed !!! Hours!!"

Pros: "Nos encanta el servicio al cliente de los que nos atendieron en el vuelo, excelentes"

Pros: "Avianca es la aerolinea que prefiero y continua siendo"
Cons: "Las aeromozas tienen muy mala actitud, parece que uno les está pidiendo plata."

Pros: "Flight crew very professional."
Cons: "Flight late leaving Bogota and late arriving in San Jose."

Pros: "The trip was on time, plane was clean, crew was nice, duty free is excellent"

Cons: "Late for no reason. Boarded late, arrived late"

Cons: "Cobros indevidos...depende de como se levantó de humor el supervisor.así le cobran al pasajero..viajamos 11 personas y solo a mi me cobraron equipaje extra....todos viajamos con 2 maletas...."

Pros: "It was hard to not laugh at the gate confusion, time confusion, and clear general incompetence of the thousands of airport staff."

Pros: "fine"
Cons: "no issues. all fine."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "El equipo del Aeropuerto de AVIANCA guatemala, pone muchos peros a las personas que no pertenecen a LifeMiles y hay casi hay que exigir que te hagan valer tu Millage Plus, y eso que se supone que son parte del mismo grupo Star Alliance. A mi parecer dejan mucho que desear. Si por mi fuera No volvería a volar por avianca."

Pros: "The most was the attention of the flight attendant and how fast and save we landed. Good vibes"

Pros: "We left early and landed early. Nice staff and attentive. Snacks. (better get rid of the terrible so called barittos-they were awful. Cookies not bad and the snack. Stick to the sandwich and be sure to have extra mustard and mayo and option. They both are terribly dry. Very far from JetBlue-but nice airline and service."
Cons: "Read the first."

Pros: "Food, attendants, seats, everything was amazing..."

Pros: "My family and I were impressed with Avianca and will fly them again."

Pros: "The flight was smooth and comfortable both ways.. On-time departures/ arrivals. Thanks!"

Pros: "The flights wers on time"

Pros: "El espacio en los asientos"
Cons: "La comida no estuvo muy buena"

Cons: "The crew allowed a drunk man to take the plane. It was a terrible experience to travel next to him. Also, the gate for taking the flight change with no previous notification. I realized of this a few minutes before taking the flight."

Pros: "The food was good and the chairs and equipment was confortable, very good service"

Pros: "The good timming"
Cons: "El aircraft was totally awfull. too mcuh noise, toilets smell bad, no coffee because machine was broken... such a bad experience"

Pros: "On time"

Pros: "Staff help us tho resolve some troubles with wrong name on check in."
Cons: "Wrong name in check in on line"

Cons: "The airplane was terribly dirty and disgusting"

Pros: "Impressed from the checking to the smooth landing. Clean airplane, pleasant stewardesses, on time."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "2times was cancelled and I have to Stay 2 nights in Bogota"

Pros: "I am impressed! I will be booking through Avianca again!"

Pros: "Being moved to a copa fligth"
Cons: "They had us 3hours con the plain and after that it was cancelled. Several people lost a full day of work no responsability from Avianca."

Pros: "Where to begin... the service was great, I got welcomed as I boarded the plane, the plane was immaculate, And unlike other airlines I've been on, thay gave me a great free meal. Would definitely fly again given the chance."

Pros: "Same as above."

Pros: "basically everything"
Cons: "the food"

Cons: "Really bad orange juice. Blankets were gone, they claimed to run out of them. Didn't got the Costa Rica customs papers."

Cons: "Never happened"

Pros: "The complimentary blankets and pillows"
Cons: "The crew constantly putting our window shades up"

Cons: "2 and a half hours of company owned delay. Very little explanation in situ."

Cons: "I am tired on the cheese snadwiches that Aviancas gives in every flight. Why not to offer fruit plates instead?"

Pros: "the wind was high on the landing into costa rica but the pilot made a smooth landing"

Pros: "The crew was nice."
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Feeling Covid safe."
Cons: "More attention to those not wearing masks properly ."

Cons: "Flight delayed 2 hours. Wifi/entertainment wouldn't connect."

Pros: "Seats confort for nearly a 5 hours flights were ok. Entertainment system is working good."
Cons: "For a more than $800 ticket on a domestic flight: The flight could have been on time The food is not free and limited Entertainment system: the choice of programs and movies is a little bit too limited."

Pros: "The seats were comfortable"
Cons: "Why does Delta sell earphones?"

Pros: "The crew was awesome. The entertainment was great with a huge selection of movies. The food was really good."
Cons: "Boarding was delayed while waiting for Delta agents to come and assist people off of the plane."

Pros: "Delta planes are spacious and great!"
Cons: "No complaints"

Pros: "Good crew"
Cons: "The WiFi didn’t work well"

Cons: "Ran 2 1/2 hours late, poor customer communication"

Pros: "Airport accessibility"
Cons: "Not getting delayed for 20 minutes on the tarmac"

Pros: "Fast and efficient"

Pros: "All aspects"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Let was a typical flight. About all you can hope for is that it is on time. That makes it excellent."

Cons: "Great flight. On time and friendly staff."

Pros: "Amazing crew, on time, decent coffee, plenty of drinks"
Cons: "The drinks cart was a little slow..."

Pros: "the people were Awesome!!flight crew were very personable and easy to get along with, as well as get in touch with."
Cons: "where to start, I am not a huge overweight person. I have 26-28" shoulders and longer legs then most 5'-10" people have. That said, you should not be required to hold your arm out and hold the seat back in front of you so that you are not elbowing or shouldering the people beside you. sitting sideways on a seat I paid extra for doesn't seem like a great flight to me."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The FA’s and pilot"
Cons: "I love the flight becayse it was smooth sailing and delta is always choice."

Pros: "Excellent flight crew, flight had decent leg room. Loved the inflight entertainment. Clean plane, boarding was easy."

Pros: "The Grand junction staff is always great."

Pros: "Flight attendants we were very nice and efficient. Flight was short"

Cons: "Had a 5 hour layover - booked first class but this did not entitle me to use the delta lounge in seattle. Snacks only on the flight."

Pros: "Traveling with a 4 year old isn’t always easy. Delta’s flight attendants and the captains controlling the plane were excellent! Safe flight. And the entertainment that is provided for the customers is fun and relaxing. Makes a 4.5 hour flight go by quick. Thank you delta, I will be flying with you in the future"

Pros: "The quickness of boarding n the crew"
Cons: "the landin n small seats"

Pros: "The woman who helped us at the desk by the gate was possibly the single most helpful, kind Delta employee I’ve ever met. She wheeled me down the jetway and upgraded our seats. I wish I knew her name. She has very curly dark blonde hair and is petite."

Cons: "Mechanical repair on nose wheel"

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "The crew were so polite and happy!"
Cons: "Those seats! UGH!"

Pros: "The comfort and attention on the part of the cabin crew of the flight was quite good."
Cons: "What I did not like was the process to go to the assigned air terminal in El Salvador, the process was slow and we took the flight at the end of the last one. The same was the process from Los Angeles to Seattle that was our scale. Process too long and go back through security, the boarding gate was almost closed. I think that for these cases they should leave more time for the stopovers that come from international flights. For my part I did not choose this option, since I was traveling with a person with mobility problems and separated the group for admission to the process of entering the USA."

Pros: "I enjoyed the movie, all else was good"
Cons: "Did nt get to finish the movie, arrived at destination early. Thank you Delta, great trip."

Pros: "Flight was comfortable. Short, sweet, and landed before I knew it. Boarding was a smooth process."
Cons: "The flight crew and service on the plane was fine. My biggest complaint was at the baggage drop off at the airport, where there was quite a long line without any crew members assisting us. A five to ten minute wait is fine, but a fifteen minute wait, with only three crew members compared to the other airlines? By the time I dropped off my baggage, the other airlines were finished with their customers, and there was still quite a line behind me."

Pros: "Barcelona is a busy place. Don't forget your adapter plugs - like I did."

Pros: "Airport is clean and easy to to use. TSA easy to go through. No lines. Boarding was easy with no issues. On-time"

Pros: "Received sky boarding despite having a seat near the front. I like the smaller plane because there was plenty more leg room where I was (9c). A variety of free snacks were offered along with starbucks coffee, score! I wish I'd brought my ipad to take advantage of the free wi-fi and movies in-flight. Take-off & landing were very smooth despite a delay upon take-off. Made my connecting flight with time to buy lunch."

Pros: "Service was great, flight was excellent"
Cons: "Delay"

Cons: "Kids yelling"

Cons: "Due to weather patterns, we sat on the runway for 3 hours waiting to take off. There was approx. 50+ planes ahead of us. I know this because I was sitting next to an off-duty pilot on his way home. About 2 hours in, there was 30 planes left to take off, and then us. They air traffic control people were only letting off one plane per minute which is what was holding us. THEN after the 3 hours on the runway, our crew timed out and the brought us back to gate saying we were not taking off. At the gate, they informed us the flight was not 'cancelled' but 'delayed' to the following morning. I/m not sure how a 16 hour difference is considered 'delayed', but I digress. All Delta reps had NO idea the time of the new flight the following morning and told us all to just 'keep checking the app'. Now, fortunately for me I live in Brooklyn and could just go home. But what about everyone who was at LGA as a layover? I heard from multiple passengers they had to spend the night in a hotel, that Delta did not pay for. We finally got notice the new flight was scheduled for 9:30AM, which they AGAIN delayed until 11:30AM. Many people did not get the second change, and were already at LGA for the 9:30AM flight. To say Delta's handling of this was poor is an understatement. We knew when we got on that plane the crew was going to time out. Again, I was sitting next to an off-duty pilot who told me to 'get comfy, we're gonna be here awhile' the minute I sat down. Delta should have given us a fresh crew, or had a backup one prepared. I understand the weather is out of there control, and I understand you can't have a tired crew piloting an airplane, but there are other ways to have us take off remotely on schedule."

Cons: "Delays and ground chaos nearly caused us to miss our international connection. Gate staff unable to provide assistance with booking on connecting partner airline. Gate staff unaware of new terminal 3 to TBIT airside shuttle nearly directed us to leave domestic and requeue for international security. Will like skip Delta connectors to long haul international flights and just fly direct from SFO."

Pros: "Reassuring that the airport desk staff were keeping an eye on my connection from LAX to Columbus. Turned out it was too tight of a squeeze and I missed the connecting airplane's door closing by a few minutes, despite having RUN through LAX to get there."
Cons: "I am disappointed by the lack of communication among Delta staff when we arrived at LAX. Our turn-around was late coming into SMF, thus late leaving. It would have been very helpful if the gate staff at LAX had advised me to not bother to try to make my connection, or called the next gate to tell them we were running over there. RUNNING. Or at least done something to act like they cared. I am disappointed by the lack of initiative. I understand flights cannot wait, and I would have greatly appreciated being saved the trouble of running to a different terminal and instead taking that time to change my travel plans. They may see travelers struggling like this daily, but to each traveler, a hiccup in travel plans trip is stressful and urgent. I ask Delta staff to please consider that when they come to work. Thank you."

Pros: "Met my cousins from Portland in SLC and killed layover time"

Pros: "The seats were comfortable, service was good, movie/entertainment selection great. Logistics for flight were awesome, there was no long layover."
Cons: "The extra fee for check-in baggage."

Pros: "Excellent service and on-time"
Cons: "Baggage charge"

Cons: "The 2+ hour delay"

Pros: "Pilot has very smooth landing. Crew were nice"

Cons: "in Amsterdam any DELTA crew helm us, only KLM"

Cons: "Flight was delayed. Delta doesn't challenge anyone who attempts to pre-board. It's become somewhat of a joke. The plane was hot (717) with very poor ventilation. Was in 1st class and didn't get beverage service after boarding. Then, the plane sat on a remote taxiway another 30 minutes before takeoff, fully loaded, no A/C, and still no beverage service. Truly miserable hot and sweaty flight."

Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "Tiny seats"

Pros: "Same as previous flight."

Pros: "I definitely like the variety of entertainment that was given throughout the flight."
Cons: "The flight attendant was so rude to others including myself. I'm not one to be to needy but when i was about to ask the lady if I can switch seats to the fair back where there was two empty seats she gladly let the other person but not me. She said no that if I wanted to sit back I needed to set with the other person. Our flight was from NYC to PR 5hour long and in between those hours she let a couple sit together on the other empty rows while I was feeling supper sick. Other passengers notice and had told me that they felt sorry for me. I was Embarressed. I was debating on venting on Twitter just yet and also on this review because what difference does it make. What matters the most is that we all got to our destination safely."

Pros: "The quiet so I could sleep"
Cons: "Changing my seat last minute. Had to ask two women to move to get into my seat. Loading the plane first with passengers that have nothing to store above would expedite the experience for me. My seat belt disconnected from the back of the seat. The tray was broken and could not be lowered into a writing or eating position."

Pros: "Smooth as butter. Slept the whole way."
Cons: "Nothing could have improved it."

Cons: "After the flight was diverted due to Weather conditions I missed my connecting flight and American Airlines did a terrible job handling the changes and assisting their customers at DFW airport."

Pros: "It was fine the next leg of the trip was cancelled"

Pros: "Crew was awesome...love AA crew! Always and this time superb!"
Cons: "Leg room gets worse and worse...boarding sucked since they took our bags and we felt like it was only us that were singled out!!!"

Pros: "On time, main cabin extra was great, crew was nice, entertainment was great."
Cons: "No criticism"

Pros: "flight was on time!"

Pros: "Crew was nice, entertainment was good"
Cons: "Food was mediocre"

Pros: "Once boarding, we didn’t wait long for take off."
Cons: "Being on time."

Cons: "Flight attendants were NOT personal at all. Did not say hello or even greet passengers. Totally acted like they did not want to be there. Made me feel like we were nothing but a bother to even.be there. Hate all the interruptions advertising the credit card. Very annoying!"

Cons: "My luggage was delayed. I received it the day after"

Pros: "4 flights and all of them in middle uncomfortable seats. I requested aisle seats many times and counter agents were unhelpful and rude."
Cons: "Better seat options and more comfortable seats"

Pros: "Seat uncomfortable. AA put me on a middle seat in my last 4 trips. I will never fly with AA."
Cons: "Better seat options."

Pros: "Staff was helpful throughout the flight. I like being kept updated on arrival time etc."

Pros: "Another customer allowed me to sit in the aisle seat rather than the assigned middle seat. That was much appreciated. And I enjoyed an movie during the flight. I like being able to choose what I want to watch and stream it on my own device."
Cons: "It was really cold on the airplane. I kept my jacket on for the entire flight. I’m typically warm natured, so it was unusually cold."

Pros: "The crew was very nice and friendly"
Cons: "There was a technical difficulty with the plane, which made a short delay in our flight."

Pros: "0ntime quick boarding"
Cons: "cost to check baggage"

Pros: "Fast friendly service. From the security line to the friendly employees at AA. It was simple and fast."

Pros: "Got here early"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "everything but the cabin temperature. it was very hot and uncomfortable."
Cons: "Too warm in the cabin."

Pros: "Can’t say anything good"
Cons: "When boarding crew was rude because carry on did not fit the overhead compartment. No options to choose from for entertainment. Flight was delayed almost an hour while sitting in plane. Food options almost nonexistent"

Cons: "Poor flight. Staff kept the plane ridiculously warm the entire flight."

Pros: "Booked through Kayak. Confusing because paperwork says Alaska Air but I was flying American. I understand subsidiaries but you need to be informed as the airlines are at different terminals. The flight was great. That ticketing glitch was bad."

Cons: "I need to be able to charge my phone on the airplane!"

Pros: "The crew was very friendly and accommodating. The food as usual just snack type food for purchase as expected. The entertainment system malfunctioned and we could not watch the movie they offered. However one flight attendant was very nice and gave my kids special cookies. Nice touch!"

Pros: "Mostly everyrhing"
Cons: "Food was so so"

Cons: "You better hope you don't have a short connection. Sacramento fails to allow you direct access between the A and B terminals. You have to leave and hunt for the other building through the parking garage with no guidance and then go back through security. Unacceptable!"

Cons: "No entertainment in Business/First and no USB plugs or outlets. Only difference between Business and coach is the size of the seats. The rest was the same. I expected more service, food of some sort and entertainment or connectivity. I will probably avoid flying American if I can help it unless I see that they have updated things."

Pros: "Everything was great. I didn't have any food or drink. I slept the whole way to Dallas"

Pros: "It has been a good experience! Kayak kept updating me about gates and terminals for my connecting flights..."

Pros: "Everything went smoothly"

Pros: "the clerk at the boarding desk was kind"
Cons: "delayed"

Pros: "Quick and smooth flight."

Pros: "Roomy first class and very nice staff!"

Cons: "significant delay in boarding; return to terminal to remove a drunk. Result was missed connection at DFW to London, resulting in missed connection to Munich; resulting in loss of my checked luggage"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The fact we were staring at the plane for 3 hours waiting to take off and customer service and the gate staff was no help"

Pros: "Great crew!"

Cons: "Check in through website was confusing to do. Flight shows on alaska airlines sight as a united flight. I downloaded the united app, and it tells me my flight is not just through american airlines, but through another carrier, american freedom or aomething like that. Very confusing. I called someone, I think american airlines, by this time completely confused. If there are multiple carrier types, I should be able to input my flight number and my info ahould come up for me to view flight info and check in, or seat assignment. In the end I dowloaded 2 or 3 apps, a confusing phone call, and when i got to rhw intial check in I was not treated well by tsa personnel. Maybe my name triggered thw extra search or something.Anyway, that last part is unrelated but my return flight was kind of a struggle."

Pros: "The free movies and plug in phone charger ..."
Cons: "No problems or worries from me"

Cons: "2 days late"

Cons: "Didn't even get on the flight due to delay out of KSMF and I talked to the ticket lady and this has been happening very regularly due to runway construction in Phoenix. Yet the airline won't let you know or change the schedules they just take your money knowing they will likely not be able to deliver the desired product."

Cons: "They were out of snacks. A little thing but got under my skin as unprofessional."

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight is really late causing missed connection"

Cons: "I paid $25 fo my luggage. I don't like it next time I will choose another company."

Pros: "Non-stop and comfort"
Cons: "No snacks at all :("

Pros: "The tv in the seat back"
Cons: "The lack of knowledge and carding of the desk staff i was so looking forward to this vacation and it ended in nightmare 2 missed connections, 3+ hours added driving for my ride home and getting home at 3:30am or later whwn I would have been home at 11:00 luggage sent on with out me on the flight all in all very disappointing"

Cons: "4 hr. Layover"

Cons: "A few crew members was rude"

Cons: "Flight delayed for 4 hours"

Pros: "Complimentary upgrade to first class"

Cons: "Food"

Pros: "The food and the crew"
Cons: "Entertainment system, it is outdated"

Pros: "Amabilidad de la tripulacion"
Cons: "Podrían dar comida, el viaje no es tan corto. Aire acondicionado demasiado frío, muchos pasajeros solicitaron regular l temperatura, no habían suficientes mantas"

Cons: "Crew attitude was poor. LA station crew was snarky and arrogant. Don’t know what it is, maybe it’s the people they have to deal with, but last three trips out of LA have been miserable."

Pros: "Clean, comfortable and on time."
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "No screens in the seats. Food options are the usual limited fair"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "They didnt take care of us.... aftee the airplane was delay for almost 4 hours, and told us that must of the people.were traveling.by car from sacramento to san francisco to take the other airplane didnt even gave us anothee option!!"

Pros: "Nothing, worst airline ever"
Cons: "They didnt take care of us.... aftee the airplane was delay for almost 4 hours, and told us that must of the people.were traveling.by car from sacramento to san francisco to take the other airplane didnt even gave us anothee option!!"

Pros: "On time, smooth"
Cons: "Arriving in LAX with no gate to pull up to. When will United fix this decades-long defficiency?"

Cons: "Slow boarding, no food no drinks, no tv."

Pros: "Quick and easy"
Cons: "Plan on wearing your running shoes. United is bad at giving you a lay over that is almost impossible to make. 45 minutes or less for a layover is going to give u a pretty good chance to miss your flights. We went to LAX and had to run from terminal 8 to 7. If it were long we would have missed it.."

Pros: "Not much."
Cons: "There was absolutlely no food. Not eve a bag of peanuts."

Pros: "Service on Lufthansa is better than most us carriers"
Cons: "The gate agent did notice I was changing carrier but did not distinguish my bag at Check in"

Cons: "only pretzel, no nuts as option"

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "The pilot"
Cons: "Everything else"

Pros: "upgrade"

Pros: "Flights were on time"
Cons: "There’s a fee for everything. Check a bag, pay a fee. Need a snack, pay a fee, watch a movie, pay a fee. What’s next? Charge a fee for toilet paper?"

Pros: "I liked that there was a price for a basic economy ticket considering I can easily fly without a carry on or checked bag. This is a great deal and worth the savings for me as a flyer."
Cons: "The process for vetting those individuals with basic economy tickets is slow, inefficient and seems to make the United employees irritated and less willing to help their guests. While I do not want to see the price go back up, I do think United needs to figure out a way to handle the check-in process for those with basic economy tickets without forcing them to stand in a line with those checking bags. it slows down the check in process for everyone, including those at normal priced fares."

Pros: "The plane took two hours to leave the ground due to weather. This was unfortunate and made the passengers uncomfortable but it was not the fault of the airline."
Cons: "The airline gave all the passengers access to the movies and television channels."

Pros: "Love business class on the 757"

Cons: "Card reader for direct tv didn't work"

Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "Multiple delays, rerouted 2 times, multiple seat changes"

Cons: "Very negative about this company they did two times cancelation, at first was problem with lights in plane and we stay over an hour, then they say that the airplain has mechanical problems and we waited about one more hour, then they returned us to airport and we waited one more hour, finally after 3 hours they start to board us but service was horrible so rod boarding people. So I hade meeting with singing contract in the morning, I was late contract cancelled and I lose my money..... The company did not any compensation. I'm so Negative, negative, about this company, not recommended will never have again"

Pros: "This portion of my journey was fine."
Cons: "I have zero idea why your entertainment set up wont work on android devices. that sucked!"

Cons: "Snack offering was caramely sugar cookie"

Cons: "Long delay due a wheelchair. Really? You've never had a wheelchair on board before? Yes, this one did have batteries, but is that so unusual? Our delay was over an hour."

Cons: "Fligh delay."

Pros: "On time departures and early arrivals"

Pros: "I was allowed to get off the aircraft to collect a bag I left behind"

Pros: "Attendants were amazing"
Cons: "We spent the whole delay on the plane and wasn't notified of a problem until after an hour. A lot of my time was wasted. That's not okay. Keep your customers informed."

Cons: "We were delayed"

Pros: "Connecting could hardly be any easier than at DEN--you get off your plane and you turn right or you turn left. No need to find a map of the airport; no need to figure out whether walking or taking the "trA'Am" would be faster; no need to catch a bus or go through security; just one (long) concourse."
Cons: "While connecting at DEN is easy, I wish there were more outlets for recharging my phone on the B concourse (like WN has on the C concourse). I wouldn't have gotten too much of a boost, though, as both of my flights were on time."

Cons: "Same. No ffood ..poor Service and allso charging. To much for extra weight. $200 for 3 extra pounds. Ridiculous. Also charged for one check in bag..Todo much"

Cons: "Viajar en United es desastroso. Los asientos son demasiado pequeños, yo mido1.57 metros y no me podía ni mover."

Cons: "I didn't like hearing the overhead storage will soon cost."

Pros: "The crew were nice though exasperated with cramped new planes and crowded restrooms. Flight was on time"
Cons: "After three years of flying all around US, realized United is the worst of the three major legacy carriers. I'm star alliance gold and it's still a painful experience. Crew admitted in latest redesign of planes they've managed to squeeze another six seats in coach. My seat wouldn't go back but even if it did, would feel too guilty for person behind to do it - so little legroom on newer planes. They've also cut down on restrooms so for most of the flight there was a line of 5-6 people waiting in the aisle. American Airlines seems to have older planes but at least decent legroom (and I'm not tall - anybody over 5'10 would have to sit at an angle on new United planes!). Been very impressed by Delta's service lately. United feels more like Spirit"

Cons: "WIFI was a rip-off. Paid for an hour, only got 15 minutes"

Cons: "One member of the crew was rude, advise if you dislike your job quit and find another!"

Cons: "The man who reprinted my boarding pass after I had left no e at security was extremely rude. I also found it ridiculous that I was charged to check my bag at the gate because it was about a half inch longer than the bin. Yes I understand there are size limits on carry on luggage but the plane was not even half full and the bag was clearly a standard carry on size. If anything, I should have been permitted to gate check the bag."

Pros: "The plane was clean, comfortable and seemed to have a bit more room. The staff was professional and courteous."
Cons: "The plane was 2hrs delayed but that was due to weather. The food was over priced and not good."

Cons: "They did no seat anyone in the safety exit row because they were charging $69 to do so. This is a great hazard in case of an emergency there would be no one to open the aircraft exit door and allow people to exit. Rather, it would cause a stir and a bottleneck of people rushing in an attempt to open a door that is far away. Very disappointed."

Pros: "On time, great service"
Cons: "Plane was full. Legroom poor, as I am 6'2". But I was give an isle seat as requested , so able to stretch a little."

Pros: "Routine"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "I was glad to see that the security check line was moving quickly. Sacramento is usually my go to airport when in northern California because it's so much easier to get to where you need to in a timely fashion too."

Pros: "Terrible"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "that they warned me the plane was extra small and checked my carry-on at the gate for free."
Cons: "that they didn't really advertise how small of a plane I would be flying. I guess you're supposed to research every plane before purchasing tickets now."

Pros: "Easy going"
Cons: "Paying for food and entertainment, should be included in the ticket."

Cons: "I felt like tuna in a can."

Pros: "Nothing at all Delta is very reliable the people that work for Delta are very nice the people that work for United have a lot to learn they need training learn how to talk to passengers I was called a third-grader just because I didn't know where my seat was very irritating"
Cons: "Nothing whatsoever I would never fly United ever again not when there's Delta Delta is very friendly United is not friendly at all the people are very rude it seems like they don't want to mess with nobody this is a very big mess"

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