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Average price round-trip

$402(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$329or less

Good deal one-way

$189or less

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Top 5 airlines serving San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.3
Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,417 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "WIFI was not working"

Pros: "I like the spaciousness in the front for your feet."
Cons: "The flight lasted about 5 hours, but they only offered limited small snack (chip or granola bar) and some drinks. They have sandwich and other real food but it costs around $9.5. Some other airlines provide free full meal even the flight time was only 3 hours."

Pros: "Everything"

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

Cons: "No worthy"

Cons: "the new saver fare option sucks, it makes travel more stressful and very undignified"

Cons: "I was not notified that my card was declined and this caused a ton of delays"

Cons: "The plane was amazingly cramped."

Cons: "Free food and blankets"

Cons: "Change gate not done properly"

Pros: "How smooth and orderly the whole trip went"
Cons: "N/A"

Cons: "No snacks :("

Pros: "Movie selection was very good"
Cons: "Gentleman sitting in front of my son was intoxicated and dropped his sauce on the floor which splattered on my son. I told the hostess who helped clean up the mess. The man was too drunk to even realize his own mess. Limit drinks. He bought 3 drinks on a 5 hour flight."

Cons: "It is much better now"

Cons: "Extra leg space"

Pros: "Half of the flight was empty. I asked of I could move to the row behind. I was told that was premium seating and I didn’t pay for that. I didn’t appreciate being addressed like that. And did ot really matter when nonoe is sitting there or plenty of other seats."
Cons: "She could have just let me sit there. I should have been told that the seat didn’t recline when the ticket was pirchase."

Pros: "Yes."
Cons: "Yes"

Cons: "Nothing, all was perfect!"

Cons: "Delay Part not available"

Pros: "Both the ground crew and flight crew provided exceptional service. They were caring, attentive, and very helpful from the time we arrived at the airport in San Francisco until we landed at Washington Dulles."
Cons: "No complaints whatsoever."

Pros: "Flight was fine. Crew friendly. Seat comfort quite good. Movies etc great."
Cons: "Cabin very cold. Took 90 min for crew to come around for drinks and orders. Nothing to do with rough air."

Pros: "Plane left on time and arrived half an hour before schedured"
Cons: "The plane is not clean, seat very small I am not a fat person"

Pros: "Awesome staff and plane. I Miss virgin!! well done to Alaska for keeping the spirit alive."

Pros: "Que aparte de la bebida sirvan un sanduche o algo para comer"

Cons: "Boarding via bus to plane. Delays due to mechanical issues at both departure and arrival. Staying on the plane while maintenance is performed. No complimentary snacks or drinks after losing value on ticket price."

Cons: "I don't normally leave reviews, but words really can't describe the nightmarishness of what should have been a quick four hour flight from San Francisco to Washington. Seats for my wife and I were not where I had reserved. Plane had one working lavatory for a cabin of 150 economy passengers. This resulted in a line that stretched the entirety of the single aisle of the plane for the majority of the flight. The second toilet simply had a piece of paper with sharpie that read "DO NOT USE!!" There were two attendants, one of whom wore a t-shirt and was mostly indistinguishable from the passengers. Didn't get so much as a cup of water until over two hours into the four hour flight. No snack, but that's the least of my complaints really. The attendants spent most of the flight in the back of the plane discussing their new vacation lottery and where they were going to go out drinking when we landed–I know because the rear of the plane was where I ended up, forced to smell the single working toilet, in a seat that didn't recline."

Pros: "Fast!"

Pros: "Boarding smooth"
Cons: "See above"

Pros: "The great selection of movies available on the flight."
Cons: "The flight attendants seemed rude and not friendly."

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

Pros: "Also...spacious seating by coach standards"
Cons: "Never a fan of boarding zones but it was fine"

Pros: "Flight attendants were very nice and helpful."
Cons: "Our seats did not recline - this was a red-eye flight so not seats that do not recline is a problem. The plane was very cold and we kept our jackets on but it was still too cold. The flight attendant said it was warmer in the center of the plane. That's great for them but didn't help us since we were not seated in the middle."

Pros: "On time. Tons of free movie options. Good snack options. Comfortable seats."

Pros: "Flight was not crowded, so there was an empty middle seat. Arrived early."
Cons: "Nothing to complain about."

Cons: "Service"

Pros: "The flight was on time, the crew was very friendly and the seats were very comfortable. Overall very good experience."

Pros: "I had an aisle seat with no one in the middle seat next to me. Very little turbulence over The Rockies. Movie selections poor...same as back in March and it is now July."
Cons: "Flight arrived at 12:05 a.m. rather than 10:45 p.m. flight path went to Charlotte N.C. and then to Dulles..strange. Due to heavy traffic or weather conditions?"

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

Pros: "Entertainment, free movies"

Pros: "Tv"
Cons: "No food"

Pros: "The plane was late. I was tired"

Cons: "We only had one drink for a 5 hour flight! Took two hours until we were finally able to get a glass of water."

Pros: "Crew was exceptional - friendly and took care of passengers, including helping an old lady with her bags etc."

Cons: "I forgot my headphones. $3 to borrow a pair from virgin?"

Pros: "all was good trip and service nothing to criticize"

Pros: "Had my bags in an incredible 10 minutes"

Pros: "Arrived earlier. Good accommodations."

Pros: "I was checking in in a fluster and trying to attach my bag tags. A agent came over and helped me (for some reason I had taken the entire sticky back off ha!) and then he took my bag for me right from the kiosk. I was super impressed"

Cons: "needed more water"

Pros: "Covid safety protocols and people following was excellent."
Cons: "Serve alcohol :)"

Cons: "This plane was not appropriate for social distancing, I would not have booked this flight if I knew we wouldn’t be able to keep a distance from other people."

Pros: "Good organization, good hygiene, polite crew."

Pros: "On time"

Pros: "Smooth, efficient and timely."
Cons: "Seats weren’t assigned until at the gate even though checked in 18 hours before. Bag drop was horrible. No self service. Was inline for about 45 minutes."

Cons: "Connection at Schiphol often tricky;"

Pros: "On time, smooth take off and landing."

Cons: "Better food and more water."

Pros: "Coming from Europe Alitalia and Delta did an EXCELLENT job at assisting the passengers get rid of their luggage just as soon as we were done going through customs... I don't usually fly on this route, but I thought it was perfect. Transfer between Delta terminal was a breeze too..."
Cons: "I usually don't fly from JFK. The food court was expensive (18 dollars base price from a burger seems a high even for an airport. I don't fly from NY normally - so maybe I need to tune my expectation for the locale, and it may have NOTHING to do with the airline company."

Pros: "Quick boarding process"
Cons: "Wifi stopped working halfway"

Cons: "Great"

Pros: "No delays..arrived early"
Cons: "Restrooms were dirty"

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

Pros: "Delta Comfort om commuter jet"

Pros: "Flew us safely home."
Cons: "We waiting on the runway for over a long period."

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: "Entertainment"
Cons: "The plane was hot"

Cons: "3 hours delay"

Pros: "The flight attendants were very kind and hoped to make up for the pilot’s negligence."
Cons: "Boarding was weird with a lack of overhead bins and then the pilot was inconsistent with updates to safety issues. We were delayed by an hour and twenty mins and then had to wait on the tarmac for another plane to leave the gate. Feels like I wasted two hours in limbo."

Pros: "Good movies and tv selection. Seat next to me was empty, so that was great."
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The flight for getting us therw"
Cons: "No food and no entertainment"

Pros: "Had the whole Comfort section to myself!"

Pros: "The check in reminder is easy and helpful"

Cons: "Didnt fly from San Francisco to Atlanta"

Pros: "Entertainment"
Cons: "Attendant probably trying to be funny"

Cons: "Flying into blizzards suck, don’t do it"

Cons: "Delta airlines has very poor costumer service. THE WORST I HAVE EXPERIENCED. I wasn't the only one feeling this way, I witness a couple people fighting on the phone like me. When my 1st flight was delayed I asked to be rebooked then and the delta employee insisted that I would make my connection. I didn't make it. This is not all. I could have gotten to a near city several hours after but on the same day, but the mediocrecy of this employes did not allow me to get there until the next day at 7 am. Happy new year to me. This two women (or one of them) on the phone, lied to me. There was an option to get me here and one of them failed to do their job right AND LIED TO MY FACE ON THE PHONE. Just unacceptable. I will sue them, I had an under age waiting for me in Cancun and a pet with me!. With no food or access to do its necessities. AND THERE WAS AN OPTION THAT "they missed" on porpuse."

Pros: "Arrived."
Cons: "Late, slow, de-icing in Detroit took nearly an hour!"

Pros: "The t.v. 's at each seat"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Liked that they were able to update our seats so we could sit together (spouse,baby,& I)."
Cons: "That the flight was delayed more than they informed us & it appeared that the gate crew did not know how to work the ticket machine & we waited to board with our daughter for 20 mins."

Cons: "waiting on the tarmac for 40 minutes"

Pros: "No hassle, no drama, very smooth."
Cons: "The blueberries were rather bland."

Pros: "They say us together (we had seats apart -- even though it stated our children are 4 & 1). They gave them wings and each an extra little snack. I felt they were supportive of us."
Cons: "Paying to check our bags!! We were forced to... too much stuff traveling with kids. It sucked to have to pay $50 when Alaska airlines saw we were struggling, they checked our carry one for free to ease our time in the airport!"

Pros: "All I need to say."

Pros: "it was great experience"

Pros: "Everything went smoothly."
Cons: "N/A"

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

Pros: "It was my husband's birthday and the stewardess (red dress, long brown hair) went out of her way to make him feel special by bringing champagne, cookies and even chocolate once we were getting off the plane. I was very touched."
Cons: "The guy next to me was kind of smelly but was very nice."

Pros: "Very smooth"

Pros: "Free drinks in Comfort+"

Pros: "The new Delta planes have great leg room for tall people even in coach."

Cons: "Asked for hot tea but what I got was barely tepid."

Cons: "See above description"

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

Cons: "The attendents only served one round of beverages in Comfort Plus."

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

Cons: "Boarding took too long - full plane and double seat booking changed 10 minutes early estimate to 20 minutes late"

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

Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "The delta comport seats were not comfort seats were hardly comfortable and the leg room wasn't worth paying for."

Pros: "On time"

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."

Cons: "Crowded and hot just like Miami"

Cons: "No delays"

Pros: "On time. Warm greetings from the pilots. New aircraft, clean, great entertainment."

Cons: "It is what it is, doesn’t have to be better"

Pros: "seat was basic. prefer having tv screens in the seatbacks as opposed to using my tiny phone as a viewing screen."
Cons: "prefer having tv screens in the seatbacks as opposed to using my tiny phone as a viewing screen. only food available besides pretzel was pay food."

Cons: "The gate agents called all boarding groups with the boarding queue extending the entire length of the jet bridge and into the terminal beyond the gate area, making us stand in line ten to fifteen minutes longer for no reason."

Pros: "Comfortable"

Pros: "great entertainment"

Cons: "It would’ve been nice if we made it to fort Meyers!"

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: "many movies"

Pros: "Everything no complain"
Cons: "I like everything Everything no complain"

Pros: "Service and boarding was smooth and friendly."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The seat assignments based on loyalty status - rude gate agents"

Pros: "Plane was on time, good service, main cabin extra is nice with my knees"
Cons: "No problems"

Cons: "Breakfast - lots of sugary items"

Pros: "N"

Pros: "The flights were on time and the staff was very friendly."

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: "Delayed and no AC working..."

Pros: "The quickness at which they discovered my suitcase was missing even before I got to the luggage carousel and sent me text. The quickness at which my suitcase was found, put on another plane and returned to me the next day by noon to my home. There was nothing missing."
Cons: "That damage on my suitcase is not covered. Corner was torn 8 inches and a tear in the fabric. But it wasn't my expensive suitcase. It got caught on the carousel I sure because the paper identifying strips got caught somewhere."

Pros: "Good friendly service. Flights were on time."

Cons: "I was on a flight to Dallas on an American Airline flight which arrived late due to weather conditions, and the connecting flight didn't even wait for me although they know why I couldn't make it on time. And I was only late for about 5 minutes."

Cons: "I'm getting to Madrid 24 hrs after I was supposed to"

Pros: "Did not use"
Cons: "Tight seating"

Cons: "I got to Moscow, SVO. I didn't receive my bag. This sucks."

Pros: "The food was great!"
Cons: "The new baggage rule limits you to two bags in business on international flights☹️"

Pros: "Pilot did good job in tricky conditions at landing."
Cons: "Wish food were served."

Pros: "Everything was on time and luggage arrived at my final destination"
Cons: "Free wifi would be amazing :)"

Pros: "NOTHING"

Pros: "The entire fly, connections, food and both crews excelente. Flight on time."

Pros: "Airline and crew looked after us and kept us informed. My app said the flight was delayed but the captain didn't seem to know this so we sat for half an hour or more after planned departure. Maybe he hoped to get an earlier slot. We were 30 mins late in the end."
Cons: "No food for purchase, just a drink and biscuit."

Pros: "The spaciousness of the seating on AA is tops bar none"
Cons: "The cookies and it was cold. Jesse"

Pros: "Good service, as efficient as possible"

Pros: "Headrest entertainment systems"
Cons: "Lack of comfort in the seat, pay for every little thing, departed late, 90% of all passengers seems to be lumped in "Group 6" making boarding extremely annoying. I suppose any other group costs extra."

Pros: "Being able to see movies for free was a real plus since the flight from Australia to Wash.DC is so long."
Cons: "Everything OK."

Pros: "Had row all to myself--that's a rarity"
Cons: "1hr departure delay"

Pros: "No food at all."

Cons: "Late by 40 min"

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

Pros: "Na"
Cons: "AA worst airline People They have working in SFO Incompetent Rude Useless"

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

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

Cons: "it was really bumpy"

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."

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.."

Cons: "no food, no entertainment, seemed like a pretty, seemed like an old plane judging from the interior"

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

Cons: "They over sold the flight. Also they had numerous passengers on the flight that were not wearing/using a mask"

Pros: "There were only snacks, no setback entertainment"
Cons: "Add a meal and seatback entertainment"

Cons: "The paid food choices are rather odd."

Pros: "Video screen was in the head rest of the seat in front of me. Power outlets at the seat."
Cons: "More room and wider seats"

Cons: "Seats are getting smaller. Cross country you would think and except that attendants would offer more service. Not happening, sad."

Pros: "The crew was pretty amazing."
Cons: "The lights could have been dimmed down longer on the overnight flight."

Pros: "Was okay"
Cons: "Could have been in time waited seated in the plane for more than an hour due to technical problems , airline could have provided free refreshments at least as a consolation"

Cons: "No entertainment options for free like other airlines"

Pros: "The staff was extremely nice and helpful!"
Cons: "We were so extremely delayed"

Pros: "Easy boarding"
Cons: "Leg room was insufficient"

Pros: "Crew, pilot were courteous"
Cons: "Inexcusable legroom In future will stick with JetBlue or Southwest"

Cons: "The aircraft seemed to be old and tired. I was in first but didn't really feel that way. Lavatory seat wouldn't stay up, sink splattered everywhere... Food wasn't very good. I continue to be confused by why the experience of flying with US airlines is so inferior to flying with foreign airlines."

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Cons: "Entertainment was choppy and many titles didn’t work without constant buffering"

Pros: "On time! Flight attendants were very personal & friendly"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Got to watch all Oscar winner movies"
Cons: "could've used a couple of pillows"

Pros: "Can’t think of anything nice to say..."
Cons: "On a cross-country flight from San Francisco to DC, you would think United could provide more than one snack option that is void of any nutritional value, and perhaps they could provide alternatives for their patrons with allergies. Is fresh fruit really too much to ask for on a 6-7 hour flight??"

Pros: "Service Cleanliness Food Entertainment Boarding"
Cons: "Length of Flight"

Cons: "Flight from SFO to Washington took off 45 minutes late causing me to miss connecting flight. United put me on flight to Orlando FL. Landed in Orlando after midnight. Slept at the airport and was put on flight to Fort Lauderdale at 9am. Arrived just before 11am Sunday morning 12 hours after the original scheduled arrival time. The flight was a total NIGHTMARE!"

Pros: "The boarding was pretty good for this flight, seemed simple enough, everyone was pleasant. And I was near an exit, which offered sufficient leg room."
Cons: "I was disappointed by a few things... 1. The staff didn't much care to be there. They seemed distant and unconcerned, although their words were supportive. I just got off a flight from Seoul to SF, with United (892) and they admittedly stated that they were understaffed (which was completely fine) and their attitudes were much more supportive than that of the following team (486), a flight from SF to IAD. 2. I was surprised, that on a 5hr flight, they only offered a half bag of mixed items and two rounds of beverages. I was sure that they would feed us something. However, if it's not the policy, I get it...but I asked if they had anything I could purchase, the flight attendant points me to the menu pamphlet and says that I could choose from there. I asked for the Chilled Chicken with Slaw and she promptly lets me know that they only have cheeseburgers, a protein box and Cheese. For a person who's lactose intolerant, I was again disappointed by the service--why ask me to go to the menu, if you knew there were only three items you were offering?? So I didn't order anything. 3. The entertainment blows my mind. I've flown with you guys like 8 times this year, and the app still does not work properly, however, before every flight, someone mentions over the intercom to be sure to download the app...but if it doesn't work...why offer it? Also, if there are tvs at the back of every headrest, the least you could offer is a random movie, versus the commercials about how great the app is, or whatever was scrolling along. Lastly, please note, I was trying to figure out a way to make a comment to United...but didn't want to sound TOOO disgruntled. I'm not opposed to flying with UA, absolutely not, but if any of these things are addressed, I definitely feel you will be making a massive improvement on what seems to be an airline that I'd think twice about taking. Feel free to e-mail or call me. I don't mean to sound rude...but having flown other airlines, and knowing that UA has been around for a while, i just hoped the experience would be better."

Pros: "That I FINALLY got home."
Cons: "Total snafu from start to finish."

Cons: "No internet."

Pros: "The flight itself was fine and went by quickly the attendants were helpful"
Cons: "Airplane seats are uncomfortable"

Cons: "Almost 2 hours at the gate for mysterious maintenance issue. Little good choice."

Cons: "Late."

Pros: "Nothing went wrong, we got on the plane and it took us to DC."
Cons: "In flight entertainment offered through the plane wifi to devices that have the United app installed. I tried watching a few movies, but they kept stalling and skipping so I went to sleep. Pretty long flight to not offer any food."

Pros: "I got from point A to point B."
Cons: "Crowding, size of seats, food choice"

Pros: "Nothing comes to mind other than dimmed cabin lights"
Cons: "My complaints will have no influence on United"

Cons: "Choppy"

Cons: "The plane was changed to a much smaller plane with no notice. A quarter of the passengers ended up getting bumped off the flight. The gate agents made no announcements or updated passengers on the situation. People's seat numbers on their boarding passes on the app just disappeared. I had booked my flight months in advance to get back at a certain time. I ended up getting back 5 hours later than I had planned and had to wait on stand by for 4 flights before finally getting on one. Overall a bad experience."

Cons: "No food"

Pros: "On time!!"
Cons: "Is the amount of room in Economy Plus seats getting smaller??"

Pros: "Flight left on time. Arrived in DC 15 minutes early. Did not use entertainment so no comment there but overall I had no complaints."

Pros: "Because flight wasn't full, had extra room"

Pros: "I cancelled this flight long ago. On the day before my flight I got check- in reminder emails. I panicked. Did I forget to cancel this flight? I kept getting reminders even for the return flight when I never took the initial flight. Even now I am asked to write a flight I was never on. As I said I panicked and I was out of town and I had to do a lot of research to figure out which flight I actually had booked. Very unprofessional."

Cons: "It was a new plane and they added another row of seats in economy. My knee hurt for two days."

Cons: "airplane seats are not comfortable--I have arthritis and recovering is tough."

Pros: "Never again with KAYAK. Sorry."

Cons: "took the redeye and the woman in front of me wouldn't stop talking. no one stopped her, Everyone else on the plane was trying to sleep."

Pros: "The crew for the most part was friendly and courteous!"
Cons: "I appreciate that the pretzels/peanuts/sodas/juice come with the flight; however, the quality of the choices were low in my opinion. I recommend if possible food/snack choices that are organic, non-GMO and/or all natural."

Cons: "Being stuck in the middle"

Pros: "N/A"
Cons: "My bags were tagged to Dakar but my final destination was Conakry. I was told my United that South African airlines doesn't have a "luggage contract" with ASky so my bags could not be tagged to my final destination. This is bizarre because Kayak didn't inform me of this when I bought my ticket otherwise I would never have bought that flight."

Cons: "Everytime I was about to board there always seemed to be a problem with the flight it didn't even miss. Having so many problems caused delays. When other people including myself had other connections to get to and made me run through airports and I actually missed a flight and instead of taking one direct flight to Puerto Rico I had to take two more flights."

Pros: "Seating was fine."
Cons: "Everything but seating."

Pros: "finally reached our destination"
Cons: "germany was apparently having a strike. all flights were cancelled. we were made to wait overnight. then sent to frankfurt. then sent to venice. couldnt land there. we landed in bologna italy. then made to wait overnight. then we flew to rome. then we flew to chisinau... finally. what was initially supposed to be 18hr flight. turned into a 5 day trip. i want a refund!"

Pros: "Crew was solid"

Cons: "Boarding was a mess, nobody knew what line to join. Better airlines don't have lines at all. The worst issue was that the economy section was very cramped compared to other airlines."

Cons: "Not enough space for your legs"

Pros: "The flight crew was absolutely amazing! I really don't think I've ever had such lovely and respectful people working my flight before."
Cons: "I really have no complaints about this flight. It was organized, well cared for, and an overall very easy experience!"

Cons: "Flight delayed after boarding. Rescheduled too late to make connection. Was sent a fair distance to rebook then told to "run" back, as departure had changed. I have severe arthritis. Was told that passengers making tight connections would be allowed off first, this did not happen. No assistance provided to find or get too next departure gate."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "At least let the people with no baggage go 1st"

Pros: "more assistance to passengers!!"
Cons: "back up plans!food for passengers specially for the kid!"

Cons: "No wifi, no tvs or media, all food and drinks are for-pay"

Cons: "Negative leg room, Hugh bag fees that were not stated in the original purchase"

Cons: "Nothing."

Cons: "The plane was very hot"

Pros: "I liked the fact that I can fly red eye."
Cons: "I typically fly Southwest because of the free leg room, free 2 bags checked, and 2 free carry-ons. Frontier "fee's" flyers to death. I have to pay extea for leg room????!!! REALLY! I could see if i was 6'6" but I'm not. If Southwest ever offers red eye flights I'll never patronize Frontier or another airline again."

Cons: "Unexplained delay is not ok."

Cons: "No coffee was available"

Cons: "Late.. U had to purchase everything"

Cons: "It was seriously delayed"

Pros: "Did not travel due to weather"
Cons: "Didn't travel due to weather"

Cons: "None"

Pros: "All"

Pros: "not much"
Cons: "boarding process was a disaster. no one knew what they were doing. $30 for a carry? seriously? No free snack on the plane. Everything cost $5-$10... never again will i fly Frontier."

Cons: "There is no courtesy beverage on board."

Cons: "Departure delay was too long on board"

Cons: "We sat on the tarmac for about 1.5 hours in Denver before we could leave the plane."

Cons: "4 hr delay due to personnel issues"

Pros: "Cheap"
Cons: "Seat cannot be declined! Plane also made an awful noise when taking off and landing!"

Cons: "We boarded 30 minutes late and therefore took off and landed 30 minutes late without any acknowledgement whatsoever. It seemed almost nonchalant that everything was a half hour behind schedule, and there was no explanation. Not awesome."

Pros: "Quick efficient"
Cons: "Legroom"

Pros: "Absolutely nothing to like about frontier. You get worse than you pay for with frontier."

Cons: "I had to pay $9 for 2 cans of soda and 2 small snacks. You could only pay be credit card and it had the option of leaving a tip! They charge too much for little things that other airlines include for free."

Pros: "Same as above comment"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Delays, late bags, poor service"

Pros: "It was fun and playful!!! Never had such an amazing trip back to Houston."

Cons: "Plane was very uncomfortable."

Pros: "stewardess was nice"
Cons: "late arrival in Denver, then, "not enough staff "to unload us and get us into the terminal-waited in plan almost an hour . 1 hour Late takeoff from Denver. plane seat does not recline, tight I wont take frontier again"

Pros: "the animal pictures on wing and tail"
Cons: "website unclear, necessities,(ie. seat,luggage) charged for AFTER fare paid unclean plane"

Cons: "We were left on the tarmac for 100 minutes after landing. Given No information; not allowed to get up for the bathroom. Terrible."

Pros: "The competence of the on board personnel."
Cons: "The lack of communication with passengers at the gate."

Cons: "Charged for every additional thing so the cost of the ticket was not true."

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "Upgraded us!"
Cons: "Told us the Wrong carrosol for our baggage."

Pros: "Bot"
Cons: "Had 1- carry on and they charged 45.00 at the gate to check no mention prior"

Cons: "Horrible costumer service, charge $40 for a carry on"

Cons: "to expensive to cary on a bag."

Pros: "Boarding was quick"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "i hate paying $ 45 for a carry on each way i wasn't aware of it before hand when i booked on line."

Cons: "A little noisy"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "3 hours of delay, no respect and appreciation of the wait."

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

Cons: "bag fees and slow boarding"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "everything"

Pros: "attendants were helpful and friendly"
Cons: "would like some reading materials since they don't have entertainment anymore."

Cons: "dirty"

Cons: "Terrible service"

Cons: "No WiFi"

Cons: "40 USD carry-on fee or 30 USD check-in baggage fee not included in the ticket. The plane had things left by previous pessengers (napkins, tickets). Everything on board charges. Not a happy experience. I felt like I was being robbed. Hope that no one will ever be cheated by Frontier thereafter."

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