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Average price round-trip

$301(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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$250or less

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$158or less

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Top 5 airlines serving San Francisco to New York John F Kennedy Intl

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.3
Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,349 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "That the plane was newer"
Cons: "The service and entertainment options... and the WiFi was terrible"

Pros: "The Alaska Airlines check in was not simple via a kiosk and had to go see an attendant. She did not add Pre-check to our 4 tickets and we missed not seeing it on the ticket. Had to wait in the regular line. So long the waot."
Cons: "Alaska Airline attendant should ask as a protocol and lesson learned to tell them to have it added."

Pros: "Nothing in particular"
Cons: "Everything could always be better. Nothing was exceptional and so better is an easy problem to have for Alaska."

Cons: "Seats that reclined more in first class!"

Pros: "Personable and polite crew"
Cons: "Boarding process"

Cons: "My flight was delayed 4 hours. The gate attendants were so kind but the communicate from operations was terrible. It’s sucked that those ladies had to fiend questions as there was no real Information. I wanted my WiFi comped."

Pros: "Everything was superb! The airline I prefer did a great job! The seats, the food selections, the staff - everything!"
Cons: "Nothing. Everything was just perfect!"

Pros: "Crew was so helpful and nice!"
Cons: "Better entertainment options and food options"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Delayed flight by several hours. When the replacement plane arrived, the crew had to leave for a replacement crew. We arrived in New York half a day after our scheduled original arrival."

Cons: "No screen on the seats."

Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "More room"

Pros: "Vouchers and free food after 9 hour delay"
Cons: "Not have us board and deplane and waiting for 9 hours."

Cons: "Delayed 1 hour and 43 minutes. Unacceptable."

Pros: "wi-fi as a t-mobile customer"
Cons: "having cabin crew remind people to put blinds down for a red eye. Some folks were oblivious."

Cons: "Alaska is constantly running on delay schedules lately; never on time. Very tired of it."

Cons: "The flight was late and we missed all connections."

Cons: "first class seats were not that comfortable and would not recommend taking this flight as a red eye"

Pros: "yes, yes,yes!"
Cons: "nothing really..."

Pros: "Entertainment selection was really great. A large number of excellent movies"
Cons: "Seats felt even more narrow than I am used to, and area under seat seemed smaller. Could barely fit my backpack underneath."

Pros: "I liked the ease of booking with Alaska but I won't ever book for long (more than 4 hour) flights. Our flight out was uncomfortable and crowded. Then upon our return to the airport, having checked in ONLINE hours prior, I was unable to print out our boarding passes at the kiosk or the checked...cont"
Cons: "Baggage desk. Due to the fact that we couldn't print the passes we missed our flight. I have never run into this type of problem before. I was very dissatisfied with this airline."

Pros: "Crew was ‘amazing’!!!"

Cons: "No seat assigned at check in. I got the window seat on the last row, right next to toilet and not reclining. :( No entertainment system on such a long flight unless you rent a tablet from them"

Pros: "The crew was great"
Cons: "Having seats assigned at the gate wasn’t the most efficient"

Pros: "Crew was friendly and fun. Seats were roomy with plenty of leg room."
Cons: "No soap in bathroom stall. Told crew who tried to correct it but it was broken. Boo..."

Pros: "Free movies"
Cons: "No free snacks"

Pros: "Fast flight"
Cons: "Too warm. Screen wouldn’t shut off so we could sleep"

Pros: "Staff great"
Cons: "Same old movies"

Pros: "Clean plane and pleasant crew and announcements."
Cons: "The complimentary snack were dry sugar biscuits."

Pros: "Comfortable seats Professional Crew"
Cons: "Poor snacks"

Pros: "Boarding was quick, uneventful. Standard issue, the passengers were on their own to stow bags, get seated...even as crew was requesting that bags be turned on their sides like a book to provide as much room as possible. Then please go through the cabin and assist. Otherwise it was fine because no one has anything approaching expectations these days."
Cons: "This plane was older, smaller and less comfortable than the one we flew from JFK to SFO. For 5 plus hours it wasn’t the most inviting. At landing several people appeared desperate to deplane, perhaps to make connections but no one assisted them. There were also passengers from the rear of the plane up and in the aisle immediately which just causes tension and friction for those still seated. That’s when I want to and did say something to certain individuals and made them wait. But this is the flight crew’s responsibility, not the passenger’s."

Pros: "They have been on time for most flights"
Cons: "They never have enough room for my carry on even though I pack light. Also I always board in group D no matter if I have an aisle seat in the back or a window in the front."

Pros: "Perfect trip no complaints!"
Cons: "I liked all of it"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "N/A"

Cons: "New York airports are always delaying landing and getting to the gate by at least 30 mins. Nothing to do with the airline I assume, but still quite frustrating to do detours and spend extra 30/40 mins in air or taxiing."

Cons: "Seat was broken and would not recline so incredibly uncomfortable for red eye. I was freezing (though I’m often more chilly than others). Not great food options."

Cons: "3 hours delay"

Pros: "On the way home I got three seats to myself, which was a boom since I injured my knee on the trip. I also got to see four movies that were on my list."
Cons: "Paying for food is annoying and the prices are ridiculous. There isn’t much leg room and the seats don’t recline much"

Cons: "You are no different then other airlines. Nothing sets you apart."

Pros: "Nothing to like"
Cons: "Joke airline. Broken seats. Zero service."

Pros: "On time, efficient. Always like the video options."
Cons: "Food choices so limited and boring."

Pros: "I like people who work for Alaska they try they best are very professional and polite."
Cons: "I travel from Hawai to New York with a laid over in San Francisco In the airplane around 6 hrs fly the offer only one time drinks. Went I check my luggage in HNL they tell me will go all the way to JFK airport , went I was in San Francisco they call me to pick up luggage because they don’t sent to New York. Went we arrive to San Francisco airport they delay fly for 3 hrs I have a hotel in NY to sleep for 5 hrs before I pick up rental car and start to drive to my next trip . I lost my hotel reservation, again only one time they offer drinks and food was not good in airplane ."

Cons: "Delays both ways! Captain didn't even say the reason why. Really annoying just sitting on the plane for an hour"

Pros: "Free movies, clean seats, friendly staff"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Short and smooth"

Cons: "If United can serve more than orange juice or water, so can you"

Pros: "I arrived early"

Pros: "The pilot introduced himself and kept us updated on the weather and turbulent."

Pros: "everything"
Cons: "no complains"

Pros: "The steward."

Pros: "Polite, efficient crew."
Cons: "Charging ports. Cleaner bathrooms."

Pros: "Great crew. Great plane."
Cons: "I feel like JetBlue used to have more/better movies"

Pros: "The crew was great, amiable and professional."
Cons: "The window seat on this flight was a bit uncomfortable... Airbus 321, row 27."

Pros: "The seat was comfortable. The price was not."

Cons: "Flight turned around halfway and returned to origin airport. A full explanation was never given."

Cons: "Poor movie selection/ purchase for outdated headphones required. No USB."

Pros: "Super friendly staff, best-tasting food outside of flying first in some of the East Asian carriers. The massaging feature on the lie flat bed was also excellent."

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "Crew was generally nice"
Cons: "Bag was lost by the airline, no in-flight entertainment available and no explanation why, only serviced once in the first 10 minutes of the flight and would have liked to have at least received more water/been able to go to the bathroom but seatbelt sign was on for entire 5-6 hour flight, plus flight attendants were hurrying people back to their seats whenever they got up."

Pros: "The plane hit heavy turbulence a few times and gave me hope that the sweet succor of death would come."
Cons: "Having someone else give me a lap dance nonconsensually."

Pros: "Definitely more legroom on jet blue."
Cons: "Leaving an hour late."

Pros: "Free WiFi"
Cons: "Late."

Cons: "The plane was 2 hours late with no explanation and no apology until we were getting off the plane."

Cons: "For a 5 hour flight u need to feed people"

Cons: "All good."

Pros: "Great friendly and understanding staff"
Cons: "Turbulence kept waking me up. As always, leg room isn't quite enough to keep knee-pain away."

Pros: "Even with a full flight, JetBlue offers up-to-date planes with comfortable seating, plenty of leg room and free WI-fi for a very positive customer experience."

Pros: "Fast boarding, courteous flight attendants, free WiFi, good snack selection."

Cons: "I’ve never been on a red eye in which they turned on the main cabin lights more often. It was absurd."

Cons: "Flight delayed over two hours bc no crew was booked"

Pros: "The aircraft was clean and comfortable and everything went official"
Cons: "The film did not work"

Pros: "The entertainment options, and free snacks and water reridgerators"
Cons: "By the time the flight crew reached us at the back of the plane they were out of food."

Pros: "Great service from the crew and in flight snacks and entertaininment."
Cons: "Flight was delayed, but I had many uodates and snacks were provided."

Pros: "Pretty standard service"
Cons: "Pretty standard service"

Pros: "Flight time"
Cons: "None"

Cons: "assigned to seat which did not go back......terribly uncomfortable."

Cons: "Baggage delivery after flight. They sent us to wrong kiosk and didn't correct their mistake. Endless line for taxi in the cold."

Pros: "The crew made it very easy to be stress free so I was able to get some sleep on the flight back."
Cons: "The face mask on the overnight flight was great!"

Pros: "everything else is good"

Cons: "I like this app very much!"

Pros: "Efficiently added a lot of people to this flight from another delayed flight--pilot & crew was informative of additional delays so that we knew what was going on"

Pros: "Nothing. Whole experience is nerve racking"
Cons: "Do not sell this ticket to anyone. Bags are lost. Still locating luggage. Crew at SFO of jet blue told me bags are checked all the way to Madrid and guess what no. They are still in NY and still trying to locate. Every one is finger pointing at each other and denying responsibility and I am getting penalized. Big MESS"

Pros: "Those jetblue flights have leg room even in economy. I'm 6'3. I'm thankful."
Cons: "N/A"

Cons: "Too hot and stuffy."

Pros: "On time clean plane and terminal baggage came quickly"

Pros: "It was a comfortable flight Service was good."
Cons: "It started boarding late It also took e very long time to board The food service was not offered during the drink offer When they came back to take order most of the food options were gone This also happened on my out going flight"

Pros: "Courteous an professional flight team. Comfortable seats."

Pros: "inflight entertainment free wifi"
Cons: "delayed flight"

Cons: "Three hour delay"

Pros: "nighttime packs were nice for the trip, but some people aren't going to sleep on the flight."
Cons: "No new movies or list of movies that were provided in a pamphlet for both September and October coming back from West Coast. Lack of attendants offering beverages or snacks throughout 6-hour flight after an hour delay to board and take off. They also didn't do any trash collecting the entire flight."

Cons: "MAJOR MULTIPLE DELAYS. UNABLE TO MOVE FLIGHT TO ACCOMMODATE MY SCHEDULE"

Cons: "SFO organization and signs"

Pros: "My headphones were not working properly because of the jack and they moved me to another seat right away."

Pros: "First airline I've been on with wi-go that really works. Plane was immaculate."
Cons: "Crowded"

Pros: "Legroom"
Cons: "Schedule delay by more than 2 hours"

Pros: "International terminal for domestic flight.. too hour circlinnjgn sfo to find it.,., then luggage at different carasol thhan announced.. and taxi a mile away of walking ... thank God I am not handicapped"

Cons: "3.5 hour delay because the plane was very late arriving from JFK>SFO due to "weather" which we did not encounter nor could I find mention of at the FAA website or other weather sites. A large group of teens were crowding the boarding gate which delayed us even further and were disruptive so it was difficult to hear cues for boarding. I arrived 4 hours later than scheduled, missing an appointment. At the request of the gate agent, I volunteered for free gate-checked luggage due to a very full flight. My bag was never checked and was delivered 14 hours after I had arrived home. 12:30 AM. Crew of the plane was excellent, and the flight itself was thankfully uneventful."

Pros: "Everything from booking to exiting the plane is top notch."
Cons: "I believe the first checked bag should be free to all."

Pros: "It was comfortable and had a lot of space in the airplane"
Cons: "That I had to pay for the blanket in flight. They used to be free."

Pros: "I liked the plane size"
Cons: "Seats were not comfortable one didn't even recline"

Pros: "Yes"
Cons: "Delightful experience except at SFO checkin."

Pros: "That I was able to change flight within the delta app"
Cons: "There was a big delay."

Pros: "I flew standby (for the first time) to London and check in team in NYC was great."
Cons: "Now, the team in London, wasn’t so great. They were a bit rude!"

Cons: "The entire time there was a clogged bathroom smell coming in waves. The crew was forgetful of requests. Not a pleasant flight."

Pros: "Crew could have been better."

Cons: "Both Copenhagen and New York need to go a better job on the flow of passengers through Passport control."

Pros: "Amount of food!"
Cons: "Quality of food!"

Cons: "Better food and more water."

Cons: "Bigger personal space"

Pros: "Everything good"

Pros: "Free food. Extra room."
Cons: "Waiting on runway"

Pros: "I did not like nothing"
Cons: "Custom took for ever they only had 2 agents working and I Missed my fight to nyc"

Pros: "Comfort and snack was good."
Cons: "All ok."

Pros: "Very comfortable seating!"
Cons: "The landing was a bit rough. Lol"

Pros: "Food was unexpectedly good."
Cons: "The flight was delayed for 40 minutes. We could hardly catch connecting flight"

Pros: "Food was good, boarding was fast and efficient"
Cons: "Smallest seats I’ve seen in a while. Very uncomfortable. Still haven’t announced baggage carousel but that’s jfk for ya. WiFi didn’t work on flight either."

Pros: "Cheese plate"
Cons: "TheyCharge me $25 for my bag and I’m at Delta sky Miles older plus the American Express platinum card holder it’s supposed to not be charged"

Pros: "No power plugs on a six hour flight? Wifi was down and the audio didn’t work in my seat. Crew was super snarly and unhelpful"

Cons: "3 hours delay"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything. Stinky, dirty cabin. No running water in the bathrooms. Delays on the tarmac."

Cons: "Call center tried moving us to later flight that was also delayed by 3 hrs despite telling us it was on time. Fortunately a gate agent moved us back to orig flight"

Pros: "That Tillamook cheese and fruit plate was nicely done. A pleasant surprise."
Cons: "We had to wait at the gate on arrival"

Pros: "I liked the movies and overall entertainment available to the passengers."
Cons: "The food selection needs a poultry option."

Pros: "The crew are very friendly, positive and have good sense of humor."
Cons: "The flight got delayed badly"

Pros: "Nice flight attendants on this flight."

Pros: "Once aboard, flight went without a hitch and flight crew was attentive"
Cons: "The inflight entertainment options need to be expanded - I've run out of movies that I want to watch!!!"

Pros: "Entertainment. Large overhead compartments. Clean."
Cons: "The temperature in the plane was too hot and made for a very uncomfortable flight. The individual air conditioner spewed out hot air. My kids and I took off as much clothing as possible and still remained hot. We were putting ice on our wrist to try to cool down! I sat with my hand against the window to capture some cool air. We were in Row 37. I am not sure if we were in a hot seat or if the other passengers experienced the same."

Pros: "Due to strong tailwinds, the flight arrived nearly an hour earlier."

Pros: "The in-flight entertainment and seats were comfortable. They gave us complimentary lunch as well, which was super helpful. I will be flying again to NYC with Delta :)"

Pros: "Delayed 2 hrs"

Pros: "On flight entertainment has improved greatly. There are so many choices to keep you entertained. I forgot how long I was on the plane."
Cons: "Plane food was not good. The crew were not as friendly, almost exhausted. There was one woman who was not sensitive or compassionate to my fellow seat mate. He was an older man who needed extra assistance. From the look of her face she didn't feel like helping him... as simple as helping him pour ice into his cup. Instead I helped my fellow neighbor. She might not feel comfortable helping a senior citizen but don't be so loud or make a face of disgust."

Pros: "Updated plane, movies are old but a verity"
Cons: "Lost two pieces of luggage"

Pros: "the meal was OK and they served ice cream midway between SFO and JFK."
Cons: "Late departure. Long delay getting to the get because of congestion at Terminal 4."

Pros: "Comfort and boarding"
Cons: "Delay and food"

Pros: "Free meals! Free snacks! Free movies! Comfortable seats and friendly flight attendants!"

Pros: "The service was fine. I slept the entire flight."
Cons: "I was not impress with the breakfast since I do not eat yogurt. It is a good thing i am not a breafast eater normally because I would have been hungry."

Pros: "As of April, they have free small meals. We had a turkey sandwich which was filling. Later came a snack, just enough to tide one over until finding dinner."
Cons: "Seats still cramped."

Pros: "Delta was smart with boarding early once they realized everyone had cleared security. Flight took off on-time and arrived early. The crew was excellent and exuded energy although it was the end of the day."
Cons: "I ordered a special asian vegetarian meal and it was just plain horrible. I had to settle for the cookie. It's nice that they serve a complimentary meal on the red eye flight but the quality of the food was bad. Entertainment options were also limited although they had some recent box office entries from last year. The leg room also wasn't great but that's expected in economy I guess."

Pros: "Excellent trip. Provided ample food snacks and drinks."

Pros: "Flight very smooth.Just after landing,luggage pick up wait too long,almost after one hour later."

Pros: "Whoa, we flew Coach and had plenty of space! How marvelous to not be packed in; crew and passengers were wonderfully relaxed, and all went well despite turbulence on takeoff and landing. Great daytime flight experience with my toddler grandchild!"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Being scammed by the Chinese, China Southern"

Pros: "Painless"
Cons: "Price of food"

Pros: "All restroom floors were wet. I have seen this in others 767's too. Is this a 767 phenomenon"

Pros: "loved the cookies!"
Cons: "Wish there were more legroom on those little planes."

Pros: "lie flat seats and linens were very comfortable"

Pros: "Staff was friendly but Stern with customers that needed it"

Pros: "need to feed people more often and make the seats alittle more comfier but other then everything came out good looking forward in flying with delta again"

Pros: "Was good"

Pros: "Service is good. Flight on time."
Cons: "Don't like the chicken wrap which is dry and hard."

Pros: "The boarding process was very smooth and we took off early and the crew was great and then we also arrived 30 minutes early."
Cons: "Nothing could be changed."

Pros: "Crew was amazing. Very helpful and very happy."
Cons: "Cannot think of anything at this time."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "The boarding process and its ease"
Cons: "The Wi-Fi was not free and quite expensive. The space between seats was too narrow for my legs resulting in an uncomfortable journey. The entertainment was dated and not varied enough. The food was borderline unsavoury. The wines were cheap... Not an airline I would recommend to anyone."

Pros: "Great and welcoming crew."

Pros: "great entertainment"

Pros: "Boarding was very smooth because the fligh had a lot of Sears availabke"
Cons: "Make AA a real earline to serve passengers not profits"

Pros: "Puntual, connexion gates very closed,"
Cons: "I need to paid 100$ or more to have a seat"

Pros: "Nice to see the airline boarded and took off on-time. Kudos to the airline for actually having a meal option for breakfast without dairy for folks like me that are lactose intolerant. Oats were delicious"
Cons: "Boarding group 6 was awkward. Crazy American Airlines lady kept yelling at the first two passangers to use blue lane to board, which we were already walking in, pointing to us and repeating herself in a rude manner that made us pause and question ourselves that we were in the right lane! So we got out of the lane only to have 5 passengers cut in front of us. Idiot lady misdirecting passengers. Poorly handled."

Pros: "Nice seats, good food, good service"

Pros: "I was lucky enough to have some really sweet flight attendants and was surprised (though maybe I shouldn't be) that we got a small meal."
Cons: "The economy class seats are just so uncomfortable and as soon as someone puts their seat back it is difficult to see the screen in front of you without putting your seat back as well. I suppose there are worse airlines..."

Pros: "Wonderful and super friendly crew"
Cons: "Booked flight with my sister 6 months before departure, paid for both tickets at the same time to find out seat assignment not together.... that could be understable only if ticket is purchased at the last minute. We were applicable to switch with another couple who were in the same situation as us....."

Pros: "N"

Pros: "Nice new aircraft - clean and comfortable. Entertainment selection and system is excellent. SFO airport is clean and efficient"
Cons: "I DO NOT like JFK airport. The signage is poor and it's difficult to figure out where you need to go. There aren't enough monitors and people in the airport are rude (including staff)"

Pros: "The flight attendants were helpful and friendly, the plane was clean and food was ok"
Cons: "Having to stand in line with a 2 year old while rude passengers rush to board not caring about anyone or anything bit getting to their seat. What happened to letting customers with small children board first"

Cons: "Antiquated entertainment system. Lack of a/c power outlets at each seat."

Pros: "I was surprised by the amount of room in the economy cabin."
Cons: "Check in very slow! The computers used for passenger self check in didn't work well. It took 6 attempts to read my passport, it never did read my green card, wouldn't accept my frequent flyer number. Other passengers were similarly frustrated. The attendant couldn't have been less helpful. I joined a line to check in with a counter clerk. The counter positions were seriously understaffed. The clerks seemed to be working quite slowly and were quite unconcerned about the growing line. I'm glad I checked in early for my flight!"

Pros: "Flights on time and entire flight was a good experience for my 18 years old son to a first flight on his own."
Cons: "Maybe a better food choices"

Pros: "Probably just about the only domestic flight where you still get food in steerage."

Pros: "The accommodations. Loved the high tech tv and choices on the entertainment, as well as the more advanced reading lights. LOVED LOVED LOVED the charging ports available."
Cons: "The headrests/seats weren't very comfortable."

Cons: "Late by 40 min"

Pros: "The comfortable sitting and good hospitality by staff. Timely departure and smooth landing of aircraft."
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "The service AA provides is very constant in time and that is good"
Cons: "Chairs could have more comfort"

Cons: "It was delayed for about a half an hour. Other than that it was great"

Pros: "h."
Cons: "I booked on BA I ended up on AA. US carriers to Europe gives inferior service vis a vis the competition if i wanted a US carrier I would have booked one. It was bait & switch. Compared to whats available in entertainment & comfort on flights, this was like a hires & buggy"

Cons: "Checkin"

Pros: "2:30 h late!"

Pros: "todo muy bien"

Pros: "It was a good flight, even though packed and I was in an unwanted middle seat. (I made the reservation on flight # 16 at 12:30 and when I went to check in found i was on flight # 12 at 11:11 and had been assigned a middle seat. The problem was probably made by me because I did receive a notice that a flight had been changed and I didn't follow up to see."
Cons: "There was a real problem at Baggage claim. More than an hour after the plane had landed and no baggage. The plane touched down at 7:41. I did not leave the airport with my bag until 9:15. Bad"

Pros: "The touchscreen was pretty awesome"
Cons: "Loud passengers"

Pros: "Lots of free movies."
Cons: "No free food."

Pros: "Staff was friendly, courteous & helpful."
Cons: "Movie choices were not the greatest, as well as the food choices!!"

Cons: "it was really bumpy"

Pros: "The rebooking services provided by Tawanna, who was very pleasant and helpful in a stressful time."
Cons: "Not getting home."

Pros: "Bathroom!!"
Cons: "There were no screens by each place!!"

Cons: "I was told I had to check my duffle bag at the gate, that there was no room for it. When I dot to my dirty seat I found room for three of my bags in the overhead compartment."

Pros: "Everything in business class!"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Thrust"

Pros: "It was great."
Cons: "Everything was good."

Pros: "Business class is very good"

Pros: "Great entertainment system."
Cons: "Over an hour late."

Cons: "Pathetic airline service especially towards senior citizens.. One of the worst airline.. Poor baggage tracking system and Etihad staff lacks knowledge about their own airline.."

Pros: "The food was excellent"
Cons: "Did not get to sit with family"

Pros: "On time arrival despite two issues at the departure gate"

Cons: "No AC or USB charging ports, no individual entertainment screens."

Cons: "Practically no food was served."

Pros: "Updating the passengers about the hold ups . Good food . Live news telecast - channels like BBC, CNN , MSNBC ."

Pros: "loved the small snack -THANK YOU"
Cons: "USA boarding procedures and the shuttle bus procedure at LAX"

Pros: "This is not an experience I would wish upon anyone."
Cons: "My booking for some bizarre reason had my name on it twice and I was out of luck. Air berlins does not have a counter in any of the airports. If you are flying this you are on your own. If anything goes wrong you'll be stuck calling a 1800 number to Germany. Worst experience of my life had to buy a new ticket at the counter for 5k dollars to get to Berlin with family."

Pros: "Flight departed on time. Good seat pitch in economy. Food and beverages included and tasted good surprisingly. Crew were helpful and efficient. Plenty of entertainment options for film, TV and music."
Cons: "Do not like the process of boarding by group number. Another way of squeezing money out of the consumer. Also causes chaos when trying to board. Seats too narrow in economy especially if your broad shouldered."

Cons: "I was flying with Air Canada. The UI for watching movies was not good, it had a hard time to respond to the inputs. It was also hard to move the videos forward to the part I needed. Plus, the audio wasn't working well with my own earphones."

Pros: "Movie selection"
Cons: "More drink service"

Cons: "No Wi-Fi but swayback said Wi-Fi"

Cons: "Delayed boarding, no room in overhead bins even after being charged extra for carryon and had to stuff it at my feet, even at row 15, after being charged more for that too."

Pros: "That the flight wasn't any longer than it was"
Cons: "A bit hot n stuffy"

Pros: "Love the ability to watch films on my device by way of United WiFi"
Cons: "Better snacks"

Cons: "To actually be on it would’ve been awesome"

Cons: "The unplanned layover in HNL was very poorly handled."

Cons: "Another airport would be better, no extra charges for bags would be even better!"

Pros: "Better staff"
Cons: "Still terrible"

Cons: "Overall good thanks"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I missed my sister graduating because of avianca"

Pros: "Boarding, service, staff attitudes, on time and deplaning"

Cons: "Staff kinda rude"

Cons: "So uncomfortable."

Pros: "SFO-SYD was great. My luggage was left behind in SYD when I landed QZN!!! Not amused!"
Cons: "Them losing my luggage!"

Cons: "CAs of UA were not kind as usual. It was UA, so I didn't expect nice service from first."

Pros: "Arrived a little early!"
Cons: "7/8 size Brazilian airplane."

Pros: "None"
Cons: "The food was so poor I never had such a tasteless food"

Pros: "See above. The same applies."
Cons: "See above. The same applies."

Pros: "nothing"

Pros: "Good staff"
Cons: "Internet rate is ridiculous...15 / hr and goes up from there"

Pros: "The Boeing 787 plane was very nice. The window shading control is unique!"
Cons: "Thanks United for keeping my diet in check."

Pros: "Every day they take more away from us....the paying customer. ALL major carriers are becoming LCC ( low cost carriers ). Are there no real domestic airlines left. I REALLY miss Continental."
Cons: "I used to enjoy flying. Now I dtead it. There is NOTHING to look forward to. These days you get to pick lhe lesser of all evils. Is there an airline out there that REALLY wants me as a customer???"

Pros: "On time , and good service"
Cons: "Na"

Pros: "Crewq"

Pros: "Staff was nice!"
Cons: "I didn't like the luggage restrictions associated with our tickets."

Pros: "Everything was great all around"

Pros: "The services"

Pros: "Arriving alive"
Cons: "Comfort, accessible media, cost"

Pros: "Comfortable."

Cons: "On board service!!!!!"

Pros: "Easy quick boarding - attendants seemed to watch and keep the misc items from going into the overhead."
Cons: "Being woken up to see if I wanted water or food"

Cons: "Long delay in San Francisco"

Pros: "okay"
Cons: "okay because it was short"

Pros: "The stewardess miss polanxo was great"

Pros: "None"
Cons: "-It said you can watch the movie using your personal device using WIFI; 99% the WIFI will drop or not working at all."

Cons: "My itinerary had to completely change."

Cons: "I am only 5 ft tall & petite but felt like a sardine with my knees hitting the seat in front. The overhead bins were so small that they couldn't fit carry ons efficiently so everyone was scrambling for space, delaying the boarding process & heightening frustration & stress. Boarding process was also inefficient causing delays."

Pros: "Movies were ok."
Cons: "Openly rude, almost argumentative staff. I was afraid to talk back because the last thing I want is any accusation of bad behavior on an airplane. But if this were a restaurant, the customers would get up and leave without eating. I've never had this experience on China Airlines or Japan Air. I will never use UA again."

Cons: "Seat could not recline, voucher was only a small fraction of the ticket fare that I paid. This is a business class seat."

Pros: "on time arrival"
Cons: "power outlets were present but not functional. A real pity as I counted on it for my long trip to keep my portable devices. Lounge in Chicago does not have many outlets either and the next plane to Brussels either. This prevented me to keep my devices up along my trip preventing to work or watch movie as I wanted."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Cons: "Over a hour late leaving San Francisco"

Cons: "Delayed departure, changed gate."

Pros: "My overall experience was excellent except for your new food policy. Meals should included! I am handicapped and asked for help boarding and getting to flights! I was helped by your caring and very curtitious staff! Thank you for your help."

Cons: "United lost one of our baggage"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "Bad dirty planes Service on board bad and rude With the merger losed everything"

Cons: "Planes are jammed"

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