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Low season

FebruaryBest time to beat the crowds with an average 4% drop in price.

High season

JuneMost popular time to fly with an average 22% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$886(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$597or less

Good deal one-way

$520or less

Top tips for finding cheap flights to Hawaii

  • High season is considered to be January, February and December. The cheapest month to fly to Hawaii is January.
  • Morning departure is around 23% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top 5 airlines serving San José Juan Santamaria Intl to Hawaii

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.3
Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,325 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "The online movie service didn’t not play and"

Pros: "Only one lady on the crew was working so hard and very nice. She was doing everything the other lady who was a bit younger did nothing but walk up and down the isle. If it was up to the younger lady the people who have suffered."
Cons: "Plane is old and noisy, the first class was something from the 90’s I have flow premium economy on other airlines which was better."

Cons: "Didn’t like sitting on tarmac for 40 minutes after arriving. Got very warm and uncomfortable to breathe"

Cons: "Missed 2nd leg of flight due to 1st leg not taking off at correct time due to improper scheduling on Alaska’s part at SeaTac airport. Forced to take next flight the following day without any accommodation for my wife and 3 year old son. Was told by Alaska service agent to just sleep at the USO."

Pros: "Very good attention in general"
Cons: "Improve the seats"

Cons: "Crew could have been just a tad bit more friendly"

Pros: "My seat was so wonderful and even the people in my row too. I surly do not like a middle seat... but location of row 6 and everyone in the flight crew made me feel so so comfortable I was even able to get some sleep"
Cons: "I love you guys and I am looking forward to my next trip and adventure with Alaska Airlines!!!!!"

Pros: "All the ladies (and the pilot) who helped us were so lovely and helpful! Thanks for such a wonderful experience ❤"

Cons: "Crew was rude"

Pros: "The assistance by the San Jose CR Alaska office re; my misplaced carry on and their super help in the return exchange of backpacks"
Cons: "Meal on board charges"

Cons: "What food? Alaska Airlines doesn't feed the cattle. Even the Salmon I brought back, one was semi frozen, expected that... The other was not frozen at all??? What's up with that??? Leave that one out on the tarmac or what??? Doesn't matter what "AGREMENT" Alaska Air has with any airlines. Make you go through TSA again and there isn't enough time to catch a flight 60 minutes later. Much less get bags and check in again. I"m look for a different air carrier. Alaska Air is a mediocre airline and it's okay for them. That landing included a few bounces. The pilot came over the com talking about a great landing. I'd hate to see one of his bad landings."

Cons: "It was about half the price of other major airlines. So naturally I expected the worst. Turns out it was better than many airlines I flown in the past."

Pros: "On time."

Pros: "Everything, overall an amazing experience."

Pros: "I'll let you know after we get on the one they pushed us to. Completely unacceptable service."
Cons: "We don't think that we will be flying an airline with such poor management teams in place again."

Pros: "Everything,food,drinks,and service"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "unprofessional workers who gossip about other workers and customers, dirty plane, no free food, and no aloha spirit."

Pros: "Great service"

Pros: "it was a very pleasant flight .everything was smooth except for a little delayed on the way back looking forward of flying with Alaska Airlines .a airlines"

Cons: "Would love to see more vegan options on the menu!"

Pros: "The staff were very patient with very large group traveling. The staff were very cautious of them not burning themselves with the coffee. If when having large groups of non-speaking passengers, place their group leaders separate so that they can help translate for the crew and then not have to take so long to help them out."
Cons: "Allergies to dogs and there was a dog on the plane. Couldn’t stop sneezing and had an aweful time trying to pressurize my ears from allergies. Very difficult when air circulation can’t be controlled at seat. It was freezing and no way to close vent or stop air from hitting directly onto me."

Pros: "On time. Convenient schedule"
Cons: "Very tight seating. No complimentary entertainment"

Pros: "The breakfast bowl was warm and filling"
Cons: "Cart service seemed rushed, the female FAs not as friendly or sincere as their counterparts"

Pros: "Boarding was quick."
Cons: "Wireless entertainment did not work. Food choices were not appetizing. Offered free Maitai, but was never served."

Pros: "Quick flight"
Cons: "It smelled bad because they kept changing a baby behind me."

Pros: "Great service"
Cons: "Snacks"

Pros: "Crew were fairly good however it was probably due to sitting by the captains significant other. First time flying alaska, probably will again due to them having more free stuff then United."
Cons: "Drinks didn't come by very often, felt like the crew were sucking up to the SO of the captain and ignoring me and my fiance."

Pros: "Service, nice plan and easy ride to Honolulu."
Cons: "I don't the seating arrangement in a 737-800. Three rows on each side makes the window and middle passenger very uncomfortable."

Pros: "Staff was great"
Cons: "No wifi made it harder keep 4 yr old happy"

Pros: "We were able to sit at the exit. It was perfect!"

Pros: "Loved it! Great food choices and we downloaded the app so we watched a few free movies!"
Cons: "I would like to have as much room in coach as first class, but that won't happen. :)"

Cons: "charged for ipads, wifi didnt work,"

Cons: "A long line for the aft toilets, and crew told us we couldn't use the empty toilet at the front because first class passengers pay more. This was TWO attendants making people wait when at least one other toilet was open up front on a five hour flight. Is this even legal? Very disappointed in lack of consideration for health and comfort. Thanks for listening."

Pros: "boarding and disembark were good for premier as was seating comfort"
Cons: "There is no substitute for a wide body aircraft"

Pros: "Nada"
Cons: "Nada"

Pros: "I loved that on the way home to Hawaii there was an option to get an app to access free movies and TV shows. It was awesome!"
Cons: "I tried going from the Entertainment link to the free chat link but it didn't work. Maybe I was at the wrong altitude or something but it would have been nice if I could switch between the two option of chatting and watching the movies and TV."

Pros: "Fast and easy"
Cons: "Seats are uncomfortable"

Pros: "Relaxed atmosphere, updated seats, everything was smooth and on time, attendents were polite and helpful"
Cons: "Need to start earlier with pre boarding. This caused a back up bcz an elderly couple had not pre boarded earlier. They were very frail and needed a lot of help. Perhaps they cannot hear the announcement. Keep them close to the gate. Food is pricy, poor variety, and skimpy"

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

Cons: "Since it's a flight that leaves from a Spanish speaking country, announcements should be made in both English and Spanish. I can speak English, but there were some people who can't and I had to translate for them"

Pros: "On time, quick boarding, no turbulence, easy check in.. Very Smooth process overall"
Cons: "It was freezing cold !"

Pros: "Friendly and courteous attendants"

Pros: "Everyone was very nice and helpful. Taking care of everyone, and helping pacify some kids !"
Cons: "The only negative thing wasn't anything related to the flight or crew, just whom I happened to be seated next too!!"

Pros: "Courteous crew, short flight, free drink, space still available in overhead compartment for my item, although boarded last"
Cons: "Other passenger seated in my seat had to move when I boarded, leak of water between inner& outer window panes Loose fixed wing bottom airflow closest to fuselage wiggled on takeoff& landing"

Pros: "Very pleasant trip. Everything went very smooth. Will fly again with you."

Pros: "No entertainment , horrible food."
Cons: "No comfort"

Pros: "Charging station in the seat"

Pros: "Same as above"

Pros: "Boarding process"
Cons: "Crew members weren't too friendly or helpful"

Pros: "Colaboración del personal"
Cons: "Atrasos"

Cons: "Old plane, I was in business class and no entertainment was offered and no screen was provided in the seats"

Pros: "Excelente atención todos fueron muy amables y atentos."

Cons: "There was no tea as an option for those who don't drink coffee, and the individual juice boxes are unnecessary, it creates more trash and straws."

Pros: "The screens to watch movies are too small and not all of them were lowered to be able to watch at a closer distance."
Cons: "The"

Pros: "Yes"
Cons: "Be on time"

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Price"

Pros: "Yes quick exclelente"

Pros: "We booked a flight in December to meet my daughter and son in law in Cancun on Avianca. We have not traveled very much internationally and wanted to schedule our flights to arrive close to the time my daughter and son-in-law were arriving from Colorado to Cancun on their flight. We had booked this flight especially because of the closeness of the two arrival times. When we got to the airport to check in for flight we were told that the flight was overbooked and that we were being put on a Aeromexico flight that had to go through Mexico City with an arrival time in Cancun that was 4 to 5 Later than originally planned. My daughter and son-in-law were just about to board their flight in Denver to Cancun and had to scramble to arrange transportation to be able to meet us at the airport so that they didn’t have to wait for five hours in Cancun for us. We were only compensated with $14 that expired the same day to use in the airport for a wat later than originally planned. My daughter and son-in-law war just about to board their flight in Denver to Cancun and had to scramble to arrange transportation to be able to meet us at the airport so that they didn’t have to wait for five hours in Cancun for us. We were only compensated with $14 that expired the same day to use in the airport for lunch. We will never use Avianca again it was a terrible experience all around. Although Aeromexico was a fantastic airline and the service was excellent with them. I would highly recommend Aeromexico if you were thinking about traveling in central America or Mexico."

Pros: "Na"
Cons: "Na"

Cons: "The food."

Pros: "the plane departed on time, but the food is not too ideal, generally, l satisfied with your crews service , but when l checked in at the Costa Rica airport, the ground crew's service attitude was not friendly indeed.her bad attitude deeply impressed me."

Pros: "Nice employees."
Cons: "Departure delayed."

Cons: "My lugares gota lost"

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Food wasn’t the best , the staff at the plane was ok ( not the best for overnight long flight) ,the plane keeped doing an annoying noice"

Pros: "Excelente servicio al cliente y desayuno"

Pros: "Time"

Pros: "I loved every minute!"

Pros: "Un vuelo maravilloso sobretodo por la calidez de su personal en tierra y a bordo! Viajamos con mi esposo y mi hijo y tuvimos el mejor servicio, sumado a la puntualidad en todos los itinerarios y los acuerdos y salas VIP en todos los aeropuertos."

Pros: "Voucher for lunch"
Cons: "No accommodation to change flights. No honest updates."

Pros: "Christian the flight attendant was amazing!"

Pros: "See abovw"

Pros: "Very smooth day at the airport and in travel. Thank you Avianca"

Pros: "Duty free in El Salvador rocks, great choices and un real prices"
Cons: "The food on the plane was edible but far from being good, it’s airplane food so all good"

Cons: "Cobros que no se debieron hacer.....depende del supervisor del momento y así hacen los cobros....viaje de El Salvador a Costa Rica y todo bien......de Regreso.......Cobros adicionales y con la misma cantidad de maletas....cual es la razón???depende de como tiene el estado de ánimo del supervisor???MUY MALO"

Pros: "We loved everything about the airline we have been traveling with Avianca for several years now and we love it , definitely no other airline has the quality of service and professionalism as Avianca does."

Pros: "no problems on flt"
Cons: "everything was fine"

Cons: "When you are selling a fly with connections, there must be at least 2 hours bewteen flyes, I was running like crazy to not lose my fly."

Pros: "Speed and punctual"

Pros: "- boarding the plane was efficient and well organised - airline staff were friendly - when my flight was canceled I was sent to a hotel and didn't have to wait around in the airport - comfortable with plenty of room, pillows and blankets"
Cons: "- My first of two flights was canceled which was poorly communicated after waiting in a queue for two hours. I am still even now unsure as to why the flight was canceled as no one bothered to inform us as to what the reason was. - On my new connecting flight from San Salvador to Bogotá there was only two meal options (both meat) which I do not eat and was told to just take the meat out of the meal as there was no other options. Would have been helpful to have known before the flight so I could have bought my own food to take on the plane. - The charging points on the back of the seat were inactive"

Cons: "I think the Salvadoran crew is better than the Costa Rica crew"

Pros: "Tasty little sandwiches, everything went smoothly."
Cons: "Lost our bags in Panama City even though we had a five hour layover."

Pros: "Plane is fine"
Cons: "They change the flight at the last minute so they can acomodate their own staff.."

Pros: "Courteous staff, everything was on time, and the free meal and drinks (including alcohol) is a refreshing throwback to the old days."

Pros: "The flights wers on time"

Pros: "Flight crew was lovely, I was surprised to learn we received lunch on such a short flight, and make sure you get to the terminal early as the shuttle you to the plane. I would definitely fly Avianca again!"

Cons: "I needed to change the date,,,,but no answer at Avianca....so I ended up wasting the full amount I paid.NEVER AGAIN do I use KAYAK!"

Pros: "Dame"

Pros: "It was good"

Cons: "they cancelled flight without giving us warning and we had to fly out following day on different airline"

Pros: "We landed on time. Always appreciated. The movie was absolute dog sh*t and the communal screens were tiny, but at least there was a movie."
Cons: "If I had known at the time of booking that what looked like a quick stop in El Salvador would actually involve everyone getting off of the plane, needlessly going through security again, having items confiscated even though they were legally purchased after going through security at the prior airport, and being made to wait yet another eternity just to board to plane again, I would have chosen another flight."

Cons: "massive delay in the counter"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "To wait"

Cons: "The time in the check in Line was horrible, why the people who made your check in on line wait around at airport, more that the people don't have check in? It is absurd!!"

Pros: "Staff was nice. Relatively comfortable, good movie selection"
Cons: "I'm vegetarian, only ham and cheese sandwich"

Pros: "I'm very dissapointed with avianca specially.now that I have a few trips coming up. When I was at the airport I asked the clerked for specific information ,I asked him how much it would cost to take my surfboards if it was going to be to expensive I would just leave them home ,he said no problem that there would be a charge of.$120_150 and it cover the trip until denpasar ,I asked are you sure?he said YES that he would put it on the note and that if I had any problems in NY to just show them the receipt well no need to say.that.when I arrived in NY I was charged again ,the cs rep of the other airline said they wouldn't have charged if avuanca would have put that the surfboard was going until denpasanr when we said that he had done it we looked stupid because he had just checked our bags on the tag until Bali but not the surfboard. So now I have to return and I'm working if I will have.to.end up paying.$1000 in.total.just for my surfboard.when this could have been avoided from the start if the cs rep of Avianca would have told.me the truth or know how to do his Job. What solution can you give ,I feel very annoyed. Thank you"
Cons: "The beverages and punctuality"

Pros: "Viajo mucho y Avianca es mi aerolinea preferida, las asistentes de vuelo mientras no sean de Costa Rica, son muy amables, las costarricenses son muy pedantes y groceras y las Colombianas las mejores, lindas, amables, pacientes."

Pros: "If Avianca was everywhere we would fly them every time!!!! We had some delay issues and they were so kind and accommodating!!!"

Pros: "On time, no delays, good information and updates, We are impressed by the prompness of your crew."

Pros: "Friendly staff, nice snack, free checked baggage."

Cons: "Passengers not jumping up as soon as we reached the gate even though they were asked to stay seated until their route was next off."

Cons: "Everything was really nice. The snacks were good. I don’t know if there are excellent t snacks but very good."

Cons: "No option to watch movies"

Pros: "Crew ok ... not engaging"

Cons: "Late"

Cons: "Luggage drop was severely understaffed. We had checked in, had boarding passes but there was a 45 minute wait just to drop off a checked bag."

Cons: "WiFi"

Pros: "Fast boarding, quick flight, friendly attendants."

Cons: "We weren't alerted there was a chance of delays. Over two hours late."

Pros: "everything"

Pros: "Everything was great. Our 4-hour flight went off without a hitch. We've flown with Delta many times and have never had any problems."

Pros: "The crew was fantastic."
Cons: "Seats, leg space, noise. The seats in coach were too close together and the entertainment system was slow and seemed outdated."

Pros: "It was delayed"

Pros: "Crew had pleasant personalities.. not stoic annoyed faces"
Cons: "People should wait their turn getting off the planes “Wait until the seat in front of you is empty,” says the elementary school teacher .."

Pros: "Boarding was easy."
Cons: "I am 6' 1" tall and weigh 220, so not out of the ordinary and I felt like I was stuffed into a sardine can."

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

Cons: "Excellent"

Cons: "People that take up more than one seat should be required to purchase two seats. The woman on the isle was over the arm Rest in my seat the entire trip. It is unfair to me. No one came to Take trash for 2 hours so we had to keep our tray tables down."

Pros: "Great service from boarding to landing"

Pros: "That I arrived safe."
Cons: "My seat didnt recline my back was in a lot of pain so was my neck. After getting to L.A at 9:52 a.m didn’t get out of the plane till 11:05 then the baggage claim was noted on carousel 2 when in fact it was carousel 3 when I asked a worker she said “I dont know ma’am” waved me off and kept walking. Terrible."

Pros: "We eventually arrived"
Cons: "Then, in Atlanta, the flight was delayed 3-4 times, and our departure was more than an hour late. Overall, not one to be proud of, Delta"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Excellent support from all the Delta associaties"

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Small air craft"

Pros: "The crew both going and coming from San Jose, Costa Rica were incredible."
Cons: "The long waits on the tarmac waiting on other planes to leave. Which was a big problem because it caused a lot of us to either barely miss our flight or miss our flight."

Pros: "La puntualidad"
Cons: "Todo fue perfecto"

Cons: "On time, free upgrade."

Pros: "the service, on time departure, early arrival, FOOD at no cost"
Cons: "nothing...everything was great"

Pros: "Good abording"
Cons: "problems with seating assignment"

Pros: "Like the airplane - Boeing 757. More comfortable than the 737."
Cons: "Don't like the towel dispenser location and function. Can't find it when standing and a bunch of them come out at one time."

Pros: "In-flight entertainment and communication."
Cons: "The online reservation had me pick seats for my family, those seats were emailed to me, then when I checked in and got our boarding passes, the seats had changed! Wouldn't have been a big deal, but I had already memorized our seats, so I looked like a moron when I insisted seats that were not ours anymore were ours!"

Pros: "Staff lovely"
Cons: "Flight delayed so we got bumped to a later connecting flight An eight hour trip became a 12 hour trip"

Pros: "The crew was nice and pleasant. They didn’t fuss over ym carry on being too big. They were very accommodating. Boarding was very quick again"

Cons: "The flight was over an hour late arriving ATL at gate after our original connection had departed. We had to change to later flight from ATL to JAX."

Pros: "Excellent crew and comfortable flight"

Pros: "- usb abd 110v charging ports on the seat backs - in-flight entertainment system for all passengers - comfy seats and adequate legroom in basic econ."
Cons: "- zone 1-5 boarding does not make for good logic - should board all window seat passengers first, then all middle seaters, and finally all aisle sear passengers"

Pros: "Flight attendants were extremely nice to my baby and me. Didn't feel rushed. Nice variety of snacks."

Pros: "It was on time"
Cons: "Too short of a layover in Atlanta"

Pros: "Entertainment, food having only two seats on our side of aisle."
Cons: "Leg room"

Pros: "The crew was great, boarding and exit went smoothly."
Cons: "Seats are tight, not very roomy, I'm 6' tall and my knees were in the seat in front of me. The delta studio entertainment app didn't work, couldn't use the internet at all."

Pros: "Comfortable aircraft with tv in the seats"
Cons: "Huge delay on my flight and most other flights from LaGuardia that day, lack of information on reasons for the delays ."

Pros: "on board service was nice and promptly"
Cons: "Delta continúes to use an older 757 in this 6-hour flight with cramped seats and seating arrangement in business class. I have taken this flight several times in the last 2 years and written about this issue but now doubt anybody cares about these comments. To make things worse, my seat would not recline!"

Cons: "Never again!"

Pros: "Small plane. Not a lot of room for carry-ons."
Cons: "Short-ish flight"

Cons: "1. Boarding order is not by seating making boarding very inefficient"

Pros: "30 min. early!"
Cons: "Only pretzels"

Pros: "Our original flight delayed and then cancelled and the need help kiosk was quick to provide an alternative. Better aircraft and good flight compared with the original flight"
Cons: "The replacement flight has been delayed almost 2:30 hours due to bad weather in NYC."

Cons: "Did not have the movie that showed in the sky magazine. The touch screen didn't sense touch very well."

Pros: "Comfort"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "they downgraded me from first class to coach"

Pros: "Boarding and deplaning was done three rows at a time. It worked great."

Pros: "Flight, plane, and crew were great."
Cons: "MEX customs was a nightmare."

Pros: "Comfy seats onboard Good selection of movies Decent food from MEX to SFO"
Cons: "I purchased ticket stating business class for both legs, but the first leg of my trip did not have a business class cabin at all. I did not get what i paid for!!!! My seat back IFE did not work at all. Boarding experience was terrible and took forever. The lounge MEX was overcrowded with non-functioning wifi"

Cons: "The lunch could be better with a cracker or Bread."

Cons: "Seat confort is bad, specially for tall travelers."

Pros: "The food, the customer service experiencie ,this airlline is the best!"
Cons: "Na"

Pros: "Great entertainment, nice crew members, easy boarding."
Cons: "Good flight even though we had to go back to the gate for an issue."

Cons: "Very old plane"

Pros: "Plane was comfortable"
Cons: "An hour late which is fine but zero explanation or updates during lengthy process"

Pros: "We were given 100 different excuses for our overnight delay and processing all the passengers took much too long."
Cons: "Tell the truth and be prepared to resolve it quickly. We waited on the plane for more than an hour and then again in the airport to get our new tickets and vouchers that no restaurant would accept."

Pros: "The ove"

Cons: "So Late"

Pros: "The sandwich was okay. I liked the individual video screens, good entertainment options. I like that my checked bag was free."
Cons: "Some of the flight attendants were rude. I was seated in an emergency exit isle, and I was told that I couldn’t have my handbag under the seat in front of me. This is the first time I’ve heard of a airline with this policy. My bag was put in the overhead bin and I couldn’t access my tablet or headphones or medicine during the flight. Also, the chair (maybe because it was the exit row) would not recline. This was pretty terrible for a red eye flight. I asked the flight attendant if I could switch seats, (well before take off) I didn’t mind if it was a middle seat, just somewhere I could have my bag with me... she rudely remarked that the plane was late and I needed to sit back down. Terrible service, it was a simple request. I’m sure someone with long legs would have been happy to switch with me. I also don’t like that my carry on bags had a weight limit."

Pros: "Comfortable, prompt, clean."

Pros: "The flight itself was comfortable, smooth and overall satisfactory. They gave us a sandwich meal and there was some inflight entertainment (which I didn’t use)."
Cons: "I brought the same Samsonite carry on luggage piece that I’ve used on multiple major airlines (Avianca, United, American, Copa, etc.) with no problems, and AeroMexico says it’s too big, the wheels didn’t fit into the sizing bin. Super frustrating if one of the most popular luggage manufacture makes a “carry-on” bag, airlines should realize people will be arriving with the expectations that they can use it as a carry on. Anyways I’m out $58 both ways ($116). I will not fly with AeroMexico again because of this simple fact."

Pros: "I loved it"

Pros: "I was really impressed with the friendly and efficient service from Aeromexico. First time flying them and really appreciated the experience - so much better than the service on US airlines."

Pros: "Easy, polite, genuine people, no fakes, no unnecessary restrictions."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Made us miss our non refundable flight due to customs line for “tourist fee” and scanner not working for passports. Even thought we still had an hour before flight was scheduled to fly they claimed that we would not have enough time to check in bags before the departure. They then proceeded to acknowledge that it was customs fault but they can’t do anything about it. The rest of my party made it to the plane with plenty of time but my husband, 2 year old, 9 month old and I were left stranded in Tijuana, Mexico. The airline didn’t even offer a credit towards another flight, they we offering a new flight two hours later for $2,800 US. Then suggested to maybe arrive earlier next time, even though we arrived 3.5 hours before our domestic Mexico flight! Then when my party arrived at the destination they ask and complained about the incident and found out, the internal note said “ missed flight due to client refusing to pay luggage fees”! Horrible!!!!! What’s worse was that we had to spend the night the airport because they shut down shuttle/car rentals services. Aeromexico worst “company policy”and liars! Tijuana international airport is a joke! Don’t waste your time and money!"

Pros: "The flight attendants were really great."
Cons: "Of course flying is always uncomfortable and like being packed into a sardine can"

Pros: "Crew was excellent . Food was good. Flight was long, but I was well aware of this ahead of time."
Cons: "Loud kids next to me"

Pros: "Comfort level was good"
Cons: "Flight attendants were not all that friendly, gave a bogus excuse for flight delay"

Pros: "I think if you pay extra to sit In the front, the seats should recline. Mine didn’t."
Cons: "The stewardess was very rude and"

Pros: "I liked the food and everyone on the crew."
Cons: "The leg length was so short after my first flight. No individual screens, and what there was was a pretty bad movie."

Pros: "Left early due to their boarding organization"
Cons: "Nice to be fed but very mediocre"

Pros: "Spaces plane"

Pros: "I enjoyed being able to watch a movie on the plane. Definitely makes flying a little better!"
Cons: "We flew with AeroMexico and the customer service is horrible! No one informed us that the plane was delayed and then we heard staff talk badly about us and other customers because we asked that they give us more information. They really need to train their staff again, or replace them!"

Pros: "A bigger lunch"
Cons: "Pay for second bag is very expensive (55 usd)"

Pros: "The flight was on time,and the crew was very helpful"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Bad service!"

Cons: "Delayed flight with no explanation. Curt airline hostesses. Limited bathrooms. No inflight entertainment options. 1 hour waiting for bags at destination."

Pros: "Everything was great thanks"

Cons: "The crew was very rude, since the counter not helpful at all. The boarding was late."

Pros: "Everyone was polite & kind, and incredibly efficient."

Pros: "The plane itself"

Pros: "I enjoyed the movies and the accuracy of the flight time etc very much! It was super helpful during long flights."
Cons: "I couldn’t understand 90% of what anyone was saying due to it all being in Spanish which I found to be a little rude to be honest. You know you have a lot of English speaking only people on your flights yet you do not make any announcements in both Spanish and English like a lot of other airlines do."

Pros: "Great seats with individual screens for free movies"
Cons: "No vegetarian option Long back up at Mexico City customs"

Cons: "Only non-vegetarian sandwich"

Cons: "All"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "5 hours late and the worst customer service ever"

Pros: "Please see the above note"
Cons: "Please see the above note"

Cons: "I was sent to Sala A & there was agate # 1 there; however, there was a second Sala A with a Gate #1 & from there my plane was boarding by the time I made it to the correct boarding gate it was too late for me to board the plane. I had to purchase another plane ticket in order for me to make it to the United States. It was a bad situation & the employees were very rude. They blame me & the manager never show his face to help me out. He could have at least given me a discount given the award situation. But, the customer service or will to help me was just not there."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "That the flight they gave me was till next week"

Pros: "Movies"
Cons: "This was the last time we trust kayak"

Pros: "We did not take this flight, but switched to a flight from Mexico City to LAX."

Pros: "we were shocked by how great the flight accommodations were, from the inflight entertainment to the food/beverage service to the flight attendants."

Cons: "Aeromexico dis not let me board my flight from Mexico to Vancouver. They said they couldn't clear my name and print me a boarding pass. Stuck at airport for 14hours and ended up flying aircanda to yvr the next morning. Terrible customer service/care. Never flying aeromexico again."

Pros: "Aeromexico puts delta, United, American to shame. Every time I fly with Aeromexico they have on-time flights, food and drinks included, friendly service and excellent price for tickets. No last second delays or flight rescheduling as happens with US carriers. I'll take Aeromexico ANY day over the shitty US airlines. And for those complaining about info not being readily available in English, it doesn't hurt to learn a little Spanish"
Cons: "They ran out of Corona."

Pros: "Coffee, SMILES on faces of the Capt., Stewards, Professional Appearances by AM staff from beginning to end. (unlike American Airlines) We had a snafu at boarding and a Miss Gina Diaz in San Jose Airport was MOST super helpful. We ar3e booking more flights on this airlines! FOOD was AWESOME.... really!"

Pros: "good food, good entertainment, on time departure and arrival"

Pros: "Had an exit row seat, 17D. Lots of leg room."

Pros: "Seats were okay, even with an upgrade, still tight and I'm only 5'3". Drinks and snacks were served so plan ahead for food to Hawaii. Otherwise, I feel like there staff was great and doing their best to make everyone safe and respected."
Cons: "Very little seating at Phoenix airport."

Pros: "Arrived 30 min early."
Cons: "Loading"

Pros: "Crew was very nice and helpful"
Cons: "It would be really nice and good for the environment to utilize less plastic bags and find ways to recycle more. When I think of the amount of plastic used in every flight I cringe knowing where all that plastic would end up."

Cons: "Honestly, I think it was a great flight. I’m used to rude flight attendants, but this crew were great. Probably some of the best flight service I’ve had. I’m going to try to keep flying AA from now on."

Pros: "Good seat. Good movies."
Cons: "A better range of free food choices would be nice."

Cons: "In flight entertainment was broken"

Pros: "One of the crew members seemed to have a chip on his shoulder. Most other were nice."

Pros: "So ridiculous airline didn’t though in costumer at all"
Cons: "Nathing"

Cons: "Debbie in Business Class made the trip even more special than ever! 1. Congratulated everyone on board for thanksgiving for those who follow that tradition 2. Spoke so kindly on the PA system in both English and fluent in Spanish 3. Kept my coffee hot fresh and always was smiling even those had to work on a holiday We will always fly AmericAn because of flight crew like Debbie..... 1000% super star for AA!!!"

Pros: "cabin attendant was excellent"
Cons: "terrible plane because overhead space is extremely limited and the curvature of the plane limits legroom for window seats."

Pros: "The seat? Very uncomfortable"
Cons: "The seat for the longest flight could be more comfortable"

Pros: "I love the inflight entertainment"

Cons: "Half of the screens were down. No Gluten free options."

Pros: "M"

Pros: "The boarding was fast."

Pros: "Fast boarding"
Cons: "No WiFi at all on the plane. Entertainment was only their station on screens on the barriers. As often happens with American First Class staff, they did the requirements in the same way service is better at chipotle than Taco Bell. Interior plane noise was very loud. Must be the last year on lease"

Pros: "Good entertainment"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 3+ hours due to no qualified pilots available to fly to HNL"

Pros: "All the service was good"
Cons: "I am handicapped and there was no attendance at the gate once I arrive in Honolulu, no wheelchair assist to help me to the baggage terminal."

Pros: "We left a few minutes early"

Pros: "Love flying with AMERICAN AIRLINES."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Had to Deplane 3 hour delay. No compensation no offerings no nothing."

Pros: "They boarded quickly, left early, arrived 40 minutes ahead of schedule. The staff were very friendly and efficient."

Pros: "The trip was easy and the time very good set!"

Pros: "That our pilot was giving us updates as to why we were slightly delayed."
Cons: "Our flight attendant didn’t know what food we were getting. When someone asked in front of me, she said “I’m not sure it could be either turkey or ham”. If you serve customers from all walks of life including Hindus, vegetarians, Islam, Judaism, it should be expected that the flight attendant know if that is turkey or ham. Another thing is that there was no final check by the flight attendant. We landed with tray tables down, seats recline, and people were still on their laptops."

Pros: "The entertainment"

Pros: "Crew was nice and the staff at LAX was cool. Everything else was ok to good."
Cons: "My checked baggage got left behind at LAX. I got it the next day."

Pros: "No breakfast"

Cons: "This was the worst flight experience of my life I will never flyAmerican again"

Pros: "At least they should give a can of the soda"
Cons: "The cookie"

Pros: "Great vegetarian meal."

Cons: "Rude gate agents who did not inform passengers timely about the 2.5 hours delay. Post the delay after the expected departure time, etc. Terrible experience."

Pros: "Beautiful new Boeing 777, comfortable seats. Smooth flight. Skillful landing. No delays."
Cons: "Nothing to eat - one cookie!"

Cons: "Food in general"

Pros: "Flight was on-time, smooth, with friendly service."

Pros: "Same as above"
Cons: "Same as above"

Pros: "The crew on American Airlines flight #109 from LAX to HNL was excellent!"

Pros: "There were charging ports for every seat."
Cons: "The flight crew kept going onto the intercom for no reason. Every ten minutes or so someone would get on just to hold the button and let go or say enjoy your flight. Also, there was no food and didn't ask for anyone to board before zone 1, including us service members"

Pros: "Friendliness of gate staff"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The flight left on time. Pleasant crew."
Cons: "As usual, the seats for a 6'4" guy are not good."

Cons: "Rude American Airlines staff. Flight delay of more than 7 hours. No accommodation given. One of the dirtiest airplane and traveling vehicle ever flown."

Cons: "Delayed!!"

Pros: "Everyone was quick"
Cons: "Small seats"

Pros: "the crew and the people at the desk for boarding were great. the app helped me keep up with the changes"
Cons: "delays and changing gates"

Pros: "Personal service and care by the ticketing to seat our family together"

Cons: "on a 7 hour flight over the pacific ocean and you dont provide a meal? you fly from egypt to germany, a 3 hour flight and you get a meal, so what's your excuse?"

Pros: "Liked that the restroom was near by (9E). Liked that there was the option of watching a movie."
Cons: "Didn't care for the choice of shows/movie on monitors. I paid for an upgrade for row 9 - and was unfortunately seated next to a very large man, which meant that there was no escaping the fact that our arms or legs touched. Obviously an older plane, because there were no outlets (again, paid for upgraded seats). Previous flight was WAY better and I was in the regular seat."

Pros: "The onboard entertainment options were great."
Cons: "I don't understand advertising an outlet at every seat and not providing converters from the European outlets on an American domestic flight."

Pros: "CR is awesome"
Cons: "AA is screwing up with the flight times, bring them back"

Cons: "On my flight from San Jose to Arizona there were no t.v , so it made for a painful five hour flight."

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