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Low season

February

High season

July

Cheapest flight

$122

Average price round-trip

$400

Good deal round-trip

$323

Good deal one-way

$216
Best time to beat the crowds with an average 43% drop in price.
Most popular time to fly with an average 28% increase in price.
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Top 5 airlines serving San José Juan Santamaria Intl to New York

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JetBlueOverall score based on 19432 reviews
8.3Boarding
8.2Comfort
8.6Crew
7.9Entertainment
7.8Food
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Cons: "Great value!"
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Cons: "Great value!"
Pros: "Professional crew and new aircraft ."
Cons: "Delays on departure and arrival."
Cons: "Being on time."
Pros: "The seat and leg room"
Cons: "Better in flight entertainment and WiFi"
Pros: "Crew members"
Cons: "K, my seat couldn’t recline-both ways. Tv- audio system was messed up on the way back."
Pros: "An excellent crew makes the flight so much comfy."
Cons: "Everything was fine."
Pros: "Earache and headache"
Cons: "My flight was delayed by 3 hours both on the way there and back"
Pros: "Short but excellently-served flight to Newark."
Cons: "My entertainment didn’t work on both flights , and WiFi was also “broken”"
Pros: "Food"
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "The Crew was really friendly and seemed genuinely happy. The flight left on time and landed a few minutes early which is always a plus."
Cons: "With the plane fully booked I wound up having to gate check my carry on bag. This was not overly upsetting or anything terrible but it did cost me almost 20 extra minutes at baggage claim which resulted in my ride parking the car and then having to pay the parking fee."
Cons: "Checking in to the connection flight was horrible. The initial flight was delayed. Once we landed in Florida, customs was apparently backed up so far that we could not leave the plane. It ended up causing us to miss the flight. Jet Blue did provide a hotel and food voucher for the night."
Pros: "The entire trip was comfortable I have no complaints"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Three delays. From takeoff time of 9:50 to 10:40 to 11:23 to 12:05. The ostensible delay was the incoming plane, which landed before 10 PM but - lo and behold, it was an international flight, surely something we didnt know when it took off - it went to gate 94 and had to be cleared blah blah blah. Each delay was predictable and JetBlue could easily have simply informed the passengers that we would be delayed 90-120 minutes rather than stringing us along with bite sized delays with insipid explanations. If there was really anything to JetBlues "award winning customer service" I would imagine they would have not insulted everyone's intelligence and been honest about the delays - which pushed arrival time to 2 am. I travel a good bit - three or four times a month - but cant remember the last time I flew JetBlue. JetBlue will certainly be right there with Frontier and Allegiant on airlines I'll seek to avoid. I dont know if it was just base level incompetence or if they dialed it up for the occasion, but it was on full display for the holidays."
Pros: "Everything was perfect"
Pros: "Seats are very comfortable"
Cons: "The flight is so much delayed. The flight attendent seemed not happy about me with a two year old, which makes traveling with a kid so unpleasant. When my kid asked to go to restroom, it seemed that we’re troulesome. My mom missed the water when they gave out drinks, but they did not come back for us. When I went to the back to ask for my mom, they said they’re cleaning up already."
Pros: "Seats were comfortable and great entertainment."
Cons: "Headphone jack had static"
Pros: "On time Great service Friendly staff Boarded quickly Landed 30 minutes early"
Pros: "Great flight attendant especially the gentleman!!! Super helpful even with a bunch of cranky New Jerseyians on a delayed flight!"
Cons: "Too hot! AC was going on and off??"
Pros: "I enjoyed the comfort once boarded and flight attendants warm welcome"
Cons: "Our flight was 3 hours late. Was supposed to leave at 10pm and left at 1:13 am!! Customer service at jetblue kept lying about the aircrafts whereabouts and crew. They barely gave us updates, and at one point once everyone started asking questions and getting upset, they disappeared from the desk for an hour at least. The crew was late, there was no food, customer service had quite an inappropriate attitude, and tvs on the plane barely worked,"
Pros: "Cabin crew was warm, friendly, engaging, fun, yet professional and prompt with their service"
Pros: "The boarding crew was amazing, my boyfriend and I had different seats and they were able to arrange for us to sit next to each other. They were polite and very accommodating."
Cons: "The flight was terrible it seemed like this was the first time the pilot drove a plane. Even two pilots that were sitting were speaking about how terrible the flight was. And the flight attendants were acting like they had no home training, no manners/ professionalism and always had an attitude. These flight attendants were making jokes about a belligerent passenger instead of trying to help fix the situation. This was my first time ever taking a JetBlue flight and will sure be my last, especially when I paid 100 dollars more for this flight than what United was offering- I should of took United."
Pros: "fast boarding and no lines for baggage drop"
Cons: "delayed flight almost stayed up all night."
Cons: "All 3 connecting flights you sold me were not able to connect with each other, they lost my luggage because of you my trip is ruined, I hate kayak.com and I hate my experience with you, how can you be so ignorant to people's needs"
Pros: "5 hour weather related delay"
Cons: "Delays"
Cons: "It is very difficult to contact the airline via phone. I had to wait almost an hour to speak to a representative. I was told I could call 36 hours before flight to get seat reservations. They should improve phone service. Otherwise flight was very good."
Cons: "The TVs were not working and shutting off sporadically."
Pros: "Friendly crew & pilot!"
Pros: "Only liked the price of the travel ticket."
Cons: "Our flight was delayed. Stewardess' were rude. The only reason we flew JetBlue was because of the price. Always flew JetBlue but recently very poor customer service."
Pros: "Our flight broke halfway to NY—cabin lost pressure. We had to turn around and for an hour 45 mins without AC, emergency land in Orlando (instead of landing in an airport we were flying over). Then we were stuck in Orlando in the middle of he night. Long story short I got in to Newark at 5am and my bags went to LaGuardia."
Pros: "Even though we had a nonrefundable fare, when due to "Quinn" we couldn't get to our extra-early flight, they put us on the next flight, and actually got us seats together. Nice work!!"
Pros: "I loved the roomy leather seats. The staff and crew were very helpful."
Cons: "New staff was working at the airport New building) and had some issues, but not a Jet Blue problem."
Cons: "Major delays Orlando Terminal did not have good food options JetBlue did not offer anything for their delays or even provide an explanation. It would be courteous to receive vouchers as the delay was for an extended period of time."
Cons: "My flight was cancelled."
Cons: "The flight was late and did not leave till 11:50 pm"
Cons: "Only problem was that the flight was delayed."
Pros: "Free Direct TV"
Pros: "The ticket agent was extremely courteous and helpful. She did her best to get our party of six seats near one another. She even came and found me several minutes after I left her station to hand deliver boarding passes to me."
Cons: "The on-line checkin process was miserable. I spent over an hour and a half attempting to checkin. I received numerous "invalid document" errors. I was unable to check in all members of my party at the same time. I was unable to check in any of the minors in my party due to the fact that I could not check in more than one person at a time."
Cons: "Los televisores de nuestra fila no funcionaban y al llegar el vuelo tuvimos que esperar 40 minutos para poder salir del avión."
Pros: "Smooth ride. Great snacks."
Cons: "Everything was excellent."
Pros: "Non stop"
Cons: "Rough weather"
Pros: "Crew was nice."
Cons: "Plane was very old and gross. It really was making horrible noises when taking off and during times of the flight. It felt like it was going to rattle apart. *not jet blues fault but lady behind me kept pulling on my seat and I wanted to yell at her but she was old.."
Pros: "captain and crew were friendly and 'upbeat' with addressing passengers. glad there was small drink and snacks offered even if flight was very short. definitely keep the snacks! I was glad to have it as I hadn't eaten anything before traveling and needed it."
Cons: "Delay the fligh two times"
Pros: "The personnel was very courteous. All stewards, on both flights were vey polite and personable. The seats are very comfortable."
Cons: "The delay, because of a defect in the aircraft. But I was on the second row and I was able to see how attentive the captain was and how he wanted to make sure it was safe to fly as we were."
Pros: "Free upgraded seat"
Cons: "Idled on the tarmac for over an hour. Ruined my day."
Pros: "Seats are comfortable."
Cons: "Flight delayed about an hour. Booked more than 4 months in advance but apparently seats were not assigned on this segment. Not even at check-in, only at gate. We were early, but they could not seat our family together. Not acceptable. This part worked fine on our way to FLL, so there's no excuse for not working on the flight back."
Pros: "The crew’s positive energy and great service were truly amazing. Kudos Delta!"
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and it was a day fast flight."
Cons: "No back of seat entertainment."
Cons: "Turn on the lights before landing graduallyb- noone likes bright fast - too nasty;"
Pros: "Well organized and easy to check in."
Cons: "No"
Cons: "Seats are tight"
Cons: "The boarding process was awful. The gate agent was extremely rude - was shocked she was representing Delta. There was police on board arresting two passengers and crew was not saying anything."
Pros: "On time, comfortable flight. Great crew and service."
Cons: "Nothing. Everything was great."
Cons: "Late"
Cons: "Not cancelling our flight"
Pros: "The free movie/entertainment system"
Cons: "Leg room limited, but seats were ok"
Cons: "food options"
Pros: "Crew was nice and welcoming"
Cons: "Well, if our plane had been leaving on time it would've been superb."
Pros: "Crew was friendly, cabin was clean."
Cons: "No Tvs"
Cons: "Choice of healthier snack"
Pros: "Flight attendant in first class was amazing."
Cons: "Too much delay - departure was planned on March 15 @ 7 pm and take off happened on March 16 @ 12pm - a complete failure!!!!"
Cons: "The flight was 2 hours delayed.. this cause a lot of inconvienece.."
Pros: "Arrived on time and smooth flight though it was completely full"
Pros: "Great service!"
Cons: "N/A"
Cons: "Rude to passengers and then went to the back and loudly complained about other passengers. Very unprofessional."
Cons: "The crew was terrible & rude."
Pros: "The flight itself was fine, boarded on time and arrived on time."
Cons: "A pet peeve of mine is having to check my carry on. They said the overhead bins were all completely full, so I checked my bag at the gate. Come to find out, there were a few spaces left and it wasn't necessary. Really annoying."
Pros: "Boarding was on time; flight departures on time and arrived earlier than expected! Pilot told us exactly what was the status and gave us updates; cabin was well air conditioned; flight attendants were friendly; bags came out very quick! Very nice flight"
Pros: "I arrived safely."
Cons: "Space on board was horrible. Diffenately not enough room and I'm an average guys."
Pros: "It's a fast flight and boarding was quick."
Cons: "The terminal at LGA airlines is terrible."
Cons: "Hour late"
Cons: "On time, free upgrade."
Cons: "insufficient overhead luggage space"
Pros: "Flight attendants were excellent!"
Cons: "That's the flight is clean"
Pros: "Customer service"
Pros: "We were treated very well and it was a short, sweet flight. Nothing to complain about."
Pros: "Flight was on time, boarded quickly and efficiently. Staff were nice enough but all business."
Pros: "Seats were comfortable, choose your own entertainment has new and classic films. Snack selection and quantity were low compared to JetBlue."
Cons: "Took too long to board the plane. Wifi never connected."
Pros: "Very clean plane and comfortable. Great friendly crew and very good service."
Cons: "Wifi service was slow but acceptable. Not a big issue."
Pros: "Arriving in 2 hrs from Orlando to laguardia!"
Cons: "no tv .. I didn't like that we had to use our own electronic device to access the entertainment system."
Pros: "The Gogo Inflight wifi and entertainment did not work for even a minute. I choose flights based on their amenities and this one had offered full WIFI service which swayed me to choose to fly with Delta. I'm not sure who is to blame about this issue but I'm pretty frustrated that it was completely dysfunctional."
Pros: "We were traveling with a 4 month old lap infant, and the crew went out of their way to warm bottles and be friendly in general. The plane was clean and comfortable, and on this leg of our trip the entertainment system actually worked!"
Cons: "The only bad things were those that were totally out of Delta's control: weather delays and absolutely nasty and rude TSA agents who seemed to understand neither the concept of their Pre-Check system (no dedicated lines and no priority) nor the fun of traveling with an infant."
Pros: "No fee to get on an earlier flught"
Cons: "When I tried to rebook online this flight was not an option"
Pros: "Got lucky, and got an upgrade!"
Cons: "Good staff on the plane very sweet like. Actually arrived early. Thought we would get breakfast on the flight from Madison Wisconsin to New York City."
Pros: "the plane crew were nice"
Cons: "ok wont fly delta if i can avoid it"
Pros: "Smooth flight"
Cons: "The entertainment on the app, bring back the good old tv's on the flight"
Cons: "Delayed and crews attitude. Also being seated next to someone when the plain is half empty"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I did not like the fact that I have been with Delta for years and their response to me about booking my flight and using the payment method was they are working on it and there is nothing they can do. They would not even offer to hold my flight for 24 hours in case they fixed the issue within that time frame. It was very disappointing."
Pros: "service. Thank you."
Cons: "comfort seats were uncomfortable"
Cons: "No in flight entertainment"
Pros: "The customer service of the middle aged White frmale FA"
Cons: "The seats were small"
Pros: "Clean, modern plane, friendly crew, great service"
Cons: "I liked it all!"
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Pros: "Friendly crew,boarding is fast and easy."
Pros: "Crew was amazing comfort was horrible. My seat was un front of emergency exit and could recline, I was traveling with children"
Cons: "Better seats"
Pros: "Prefer access"
Cons: "Schedule, we got late at Panama AirPort"
Cons: "Boarding process for Copa 808 from Panama City to JFK on 8/25/2019 was mob-like. Attitude of security personnel was unhelpful/resentful when trying to use Star Alliance Gold Lane (Have Premier Platinum on United). My wife got “selected” for special security screening. Almost missed flight."
Pros: "The crew was great and the food selection very good as well"
Pros: "inflight entertainment"
Pros: "The price I paid for the ticket was outstanding, and that I am not charged for my checked bag."
Cons: "Yesterday, COPA "did not have a system" so they were doing everything MANUALLY. I almost missed my connection because we were supposed to leave San Jose at 11:23, but did not get off the tarmac until almost noon!"
Cons: "The flight was overbooked. The attendant did not inform us at all. We were questioned to a level that is acceptable on why we could not change our flight times. No vegetarian options to meals. Not sufficient blankets. When asking the crew for these things they had no customer service in explaininh"
Pros: "Crew and service was great."
Pros: "Smooth boarding"
Cons: "Luggage pick up"
Pros: "We seré stuck for 50 minutes in the plane, when landing as there was some problem probably with the airport ability to accept us. At first the captain anounced something but then no information was given. It was quite stressing."
Cons: "We"
Pros: "Plenty of leg room Seats have power to plug in phone and computers to charge New Plane (Boeing 737-800) Food was good. All staff at the gate and on plane was very friendly and helpful. Would definitely use Copa to travel again. On time departure and landing"
Cons: "Could use a little more entertainment selections. Staff at security check before you get to the gate were not really helpful and did not seem interested in helping out at all."
Pros: "Flight was on time and crew was friendly."
Cons: "Having to screen my carry-on luggage twice, at airport entrance and gate entrance, was a shocker."
Cons: "I bought my ticket in June with a window seat. When I got to Copa check in they told me I didn’t have an assigned seat (and I got there very early) and that she couldn’t help me get a seat assignment until I got to the gate. Then at the gate very poor customer service and she gave me a middle seat without even really looking at the flight. On thr flight food was mediocre. Not good aircirculation on the flight, ac was not good. And I was also on the last group to board, boarding process was a disaster. Will not use Kayak again."
Pros: "Everybody was extremely cordial"
Pros: "puntual, comfort"
Pros: "Some free alcoholic beverages. Good service from flight attendants."
Cons: "Zero entertainment for a long flight."
Cons: "It was great"
Cons: ". When we arrived in Panama we were forced to do security again at our gate which meant we had to throw away the 4 dollar bottle of water we had just purchased only to be stuck in an area with no bathrooms until our flight."
Pros: "I had a seat in the exit row with plenty of legroom flight attendants were pleasant"
Cons: "mediocre food very crowded luggage took a long time to arrive"
Pros: "The crew was attentive Ontime"
Cons: "Limited movie choices Limited legroom (like many airlines in cattle class) No chess in games"
Pros: "Quick flight"
Cons: "The flight crew was friendly, the seat was comfortable, and the flight was quick"
Pros: "Early arrival. Friendly staff."
Pros: "Everything"
Pros: "To do bien To do muy. Muy Bueno"
Cons: "To do"
Pros: "technology and movie/entertainment selection. plus drinks were included"
Pros: "Arrived at the gate about 1 hour before departure due to heavy traffic. Attendant was pleasant and did a quick checkin."
Pros: "Food was good. Crew was efficient and friendly."
Cons: "I️ think the crew could have come around with drinks more than once in a 5 hour flight."
Pros: "Timing"
Cons: "Lack of food"
Pros: "The price was really good, was the best way to returned yo Nicaragua."
Cons: "The boarding and departure took extremely long. I understand that there was a Power outage the day prior to this flight and that this cause major delays and issues throughout the following days."
Pros: "The electricity went out at the airport in Panama which caused cancellations and delays. Copa did not handle the situation well. They did not put extra staff to deal with all the people who missed their flights. It was a total mess. I had to wait hours to get a new flight."
Pros: "Overall good experience. Crew member were polite and pilot did well flying."
Cons: "Seats uncomfortable and way too cold in the plane."
Pros: "Free lugagge under plane food and alcohol!!"
Cons: "Long connection"
Cons: "The flight was overbooked from Panama to Lima, so they leaved us for another day, and we missed the flight from Lima to Cuzco as well as the tour of tomorrrow morning to Machu Pichu, more than 1200 dollars of lost and for sure no responsability from Copa."
Pros: "Excellente customer service"
Cons: "No non-meat option for food"
Pros: "Nothing I like"
Cons: "Bad all around"
Pros: "The staff was nice and the flight was timely."
Cons: "There was no entertainment and the sanwich served was very small."
Cons: "10 hr delay in San José. A nightmare!"
Pros: "good food"
Cons: "they didn't turn the lights when i wanted to sleep on an overnight"
Pros: "In flight staff was very friendly and attentive. Especially Miguel who put forth extra effort trying to help us find transportation options to our hotel at the time of day we arrived."
Cons: "The only thing that was inconvenient was that because of the mode of travel (private flight) we used to get to San Jose, we had to sit at the airport for almost 5 hrs and even though there were at least three other Copa flights to Panama City, they were all overbooked and we Were not able to change to an earlier flight."
Pros: "The service by the crew in providing the food and drinks was excellent."
Pros: "Staff."
Cons: "Less baggage weigh allowed than normal. Cost an extra $100. Plane left late with no explanation."
Pros: "The service was great. And I had a personal issue so I had to change my schedule and they were very kind and helped me."
Pros: "Nice and smooth Took off late but got there on time Pilot was pushing baby YEAH!!"
Cons: "If you fall asleep you will miss your meal and go hungry."
Pros: "The service is always very friendly on Copa. The boarding is timely. So is the off boarding. The pilots fly very well. Great landings and takeoffs."
Cons: "It was one of the most uncomfortable flights I've ever had. I was in seat 10E of a Boeing 737: in front of the exit row and could not recline my seat. The woman to my right was close to 300 lbs and was spilling into my seat. The gentleman next to me kept putting his elbows in my side. The cabin was way too hot -- uncomfortably so -- and the air vents barely pushed out air. The entertainment system on the plane was broken. I couldn't wait to land in NY."
Pros: "this veggie meal had dairy, which makes a big (postive) difference for me the entertainment worked much better. although if it had been working on my first flight, it would not have been enough variety in options for movies"
Cons: "seats were too close together not enough water available"
Pros: "I loved the drink service. Star Alliance aircraft continue to impress me with their cleanliness and maintenance. The crew service is wonderful. I thought boarding was standard, compared to other airlines. The in flight entertainment was a positive surprise."
Cons: "If you stick to your part of the Panama City terminal, there may be VERY limited food options. For me the only food option in the area was a tiny fried chicken stand."
Pros: "I did allmy endeavors, very good service."
Pros: "The crew was exceptionally kind And efficient The food was ok"
Cons: "Not that much"
Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "Nothing"
Cons: "Waited for over an hour for trams to retrieve us from the aircraft."
Pros: "I’m pleasantly surprised that this ancient plane made it across the Atlantic"
Cons: "Broken entertainment system, no charging ports, broken window screens, broken reading lights, no AC. Plane was too old to be in service"
Pros: "The flight was not busy."
Cons: "Seat, Legroom."
Cons: "Virgin seats are not the best business class seats out there..."
Pros: "Punctual"
Cons: "No complimentary drinks and very tight quarters"
Pros: "Crew on British air very nice"
Pros: "Efficient boarding and fast baggage collection in Geneva."
Cons: "It was not clear when booking that I would not have a checked bag included. Not even free water? $400 to switch to an earlier flight, no standby options"
Pros: "This was such a pleasant experience at a time when “pleasant” is not the common adjective. The plane was clean and comfortable. There were lots of excellent movies. The vegetarian meal was actually lovely. I know; who ever says that?"
Cons: "The snack was an odd assortment of mushy vegetables in an approximation of a Greek salad. Not good."
Pros: "It will as so bad I bought a return ticket on emirates for me and the family , it was a big mistake to book on air Azerbaijan"
Cons: "Plane was very old. Seat rock hard. When I pulled the foot rest down the fabric was coming off to reveal years worth of food crumbs. Disgusting. TV screen was tiny. Seemed sort of staff, took them ages to bring food around, toilet was unclean with no toilet roll towards the end of flight."
Pros: "Good flight. Friendly crew members. We checked our carry on because the flight was full and the attendants said that they wouldn’t have room for all the bags. Checking the bags was very easy and we got to board the plane first."
Cons: "There is no variety in the movies or shows The food is really average"
Cons: "My flight never happened due to the cancellation."
Cons: "You had to pay for your drinks and snacks on the plan."
Cons: "In flight entertainment system was never turned on and had to pay for any food or drinks, even water."
Pros: "Friendly and quick service."
Cons: "Waiting for a space at the terminal."
Cons: "Service was bad and plane are old traveling with other airlines with business class is way much better then. Ba this was my first and last time traveling with. Ba"
Pros: "Good staff and food"
Cons: "Seats could have been better"
Cons: "Seats not the comfortable. Small space. Took off late and crew made it seem that rebooking our connecting flight would be a piece of cake when in reality we had to wait in line for four hours before even getting to speak to someone about it."
Cons: "Crew didn't reach middle of plane with Food & Beverage. Lots of fussy/serving of premium passengers but economy not really looked after. Was bashed into 3 times by same member of crew walking up aisle and not once apologised."
Pros: "Behavior of board personnel"
Cons: "The delay in London"
Pros: "Service and Care with sense of humor! I have sat in both business and economy, and while I prefer the room in business, I still feel the service is just as wonderful in economy. I got all I asked for including bubbly in economy! I like to stay awake on the way back to the US and asked for two coffee's and a bubbly, a ginger and an OJ just before dinner & refills on cafe. Of course I thought I was pushing it to ask for it all at once, but they laughed, proceeded to fill my wishes and with a good sense of humor asked If I wanted anything else! I actually got everything I asked for! Super!"
Cons: "I pre bought my seat and chose an aisle. The plane was changed and I ended up in a window seat within the same row I had chosen on the other plane lay out. I prefer the aisle as I like to get up a lot and hate to annoy others who may prefer not to get up every time I do. I was lucky that the flight had plenty of empty seats and was able to move to an aisle after asking. What happens on a full flight? I would have been really upset. What is the point of pre-booking one' s seat? If the plane is changed, BA ought to take care to make sure a pre-booked seat gets a window/aisle near the row they chose. I suspect that is more important than the row on a long flight."
Pros: "excellent food, crew was incredible and really friendly."
Cons: "only complaint was that the woman next to me had the aisle seat, drank 4 units of alcohol and fell asleep so i was unable to go to the bathroom. additionally, she didn't get up once so why she needed the aisle seat is beyond me."
Pros: "The journey was not that long as expected"
Cons: "Delays...."
Pros: "I have physical limitations and required assistance stowing overhead luggage and help getting out of seat. Crew were terrific. Wheelchair assistance also great. Travels on my own."
Pros: "Being kept informed all the way from Gatwick to JFK Being able to depart and arrive on time Having very pleasant and attentive crew."
Cons: "Liked everything."
Pros: "The crews don't stop giving away foods/drinks! They kept asking the passengers if we need aanything."
Cons: "Not sure, but I felt the spca is a bit smaller than other flights."
Pros: "Comfortable flight with personal entertainment screen. Also had an extra seat next to me to spread out!"
Pros: "Food good."
Cons: "Delayed takeoff due to customer replanting and hunt for their luggage. Noisy children throughout flight. Unable to nap due to noise."
Pros: "Liked the dinner. Loved the dessert (chocolate cake )"
Cons: "Didnt like the breakfast. Omelette eggs too greasy aswell as the rest of food. Coffee wasnt good either"
Pros: "Food was good-but that was because I ordered a special meal. Normal food service, which I have experienced previously, is mediocre"
Cons: "Questionable reasons for delay-we were told that plane had to be recalled to check "loading issues" which subsequently turned out to be "clerical error??' Worst possible airline for legroom really cramped and uncomfortable seating Really limited entertainment options for movies and tv shows compared to US carriers."
Pros: "Entertainment System was pretty good. Food served was nice and overall I was pretty impressed with the crew.. Normally most of the European and American airlines crew has a lot of attitude and are not the friendliest of lot but this set of crew was pretty good. Seats were also not too cramped like AA or UA flights."
Pros: "Crew. They were polite and attentive to passangers"
Cons: "Boarding process was confusing. On flight entretaiment very limited"
Cons: "It would've been so amazing to have wifi on a flight like that."
Pros: "Nothing special at al!"
Cons: "International flights never charge baggage fees for 2nd bag. Older aircraft. Mediacore friendly by the crew. They cancelled my return flight cost me lots of head aches and money!"
Pros: "Live counters for dinner Boarding directly from lounge"
Pros: "Low price helped"
Cons: "Wasn't clear information for checked luggage or carry on"
Cons: "There was no direction when boarding, resulting in 2 lines of people from different direction trying to board! No entertainment at all. You have to pay for even water."
Pros: "New plane, nice interiors of the plane"
Cons: "Delays at LHR"
Pros: "We were singled out by the ticketing agent and forced to pay 55 francs (approx $52 us) to check in a bag that clearly fit In the overhead storage compartment. additionally there were loads of other folks with bags the same size or even larger boarding the plane."
Cons: "20 min delay. Old plane"
Pros: "Able to stretch out with empty seats and don't feel so much like a sardine in a can. When it's full, like the flight from Houston to London, it's misery and I remember why I hate flying. Flight left on time and arrived a little early. Crew were very friendly and professional."
Cons: "breakfast was terrible. It was beans, mushrooms, and asparagus. It also came with 3 pieces of fruit. Coffee was also terrible. If you sitting in the middle seats there is no space. The man's arms sitting in the seat next to me were pretty much in my seat the whole time."
Pros: "The staff was wonderful, very caring and courteous."
Pros: "For the last flight of the day out of Paris, surprisingly the flight left on time and landed ahead of schedule."
Cons: "Had to wait for a bus to take us a very short distance to T5. The flight was packed - too many people with large carry-on cases."
Cons: "Did not like that I thought it was a BA flight but was really a EI flight , which means I had to get a boarding pass but I was sure was on BA and almost went to there booking counter to get boarding pass."
Pros: "Seats great"
Pros: "the flight was very good for a domestic flight"
Cons: "after almost missing our previous flight do to ticketing errors, we were then delayed three hours in Dallas this trip truly tested my patients."
Pros: "Food and movies"
Cons: "Bathroom cleanliness. Entertainment system."
Cons: "The flight was delayed for two hours"
Pros: "On time, good boarding process."
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 boarding was fast."
Cons: "American Airlines cancelled this flight and then sent one of my two checked luggages to another flight to Newark from Chicago O'Hare and didn't even think to put me and the luggage I left behind on said flight? Either they should have left both and let me deal with it OR send me on a flight."
Pros: "Crew"
Pros: "We left a few minutes early"
Pros: "Delayed"
Cons: "Delayed"
Pros: "Love flying with AMERICAN AIRLINES."
Pros: "Just one of the crew (a young African American female) was pleasant the rest were mediocre."
Cons: "The wait was horrible, the boarding was delayed and the plane was hot and stuffy. Very bad first experience."
Cons: "Instead of flying MIA-EWR I was sent to ORD and then to EWR arriving at 11:00pm"
Cons: "N/a"
Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "My flight TO Charlotte was cancelled on Wednesday morning and AA couldn’t find me a flight to CLT on Wednesday so I had to spend 22 hours in the car driving to NC and back. I huge pain!!!"
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!"
Cons: "They left the lights on the whole flight"
Pros: "At least they should give a can of the soda"
Cons: "The cookie"
Cons: "Bought a sandwich which was old ..."
Cons: "Food in general"
Cons: "The flight had no pilot assigned to the flight yet the attendants still boarded us. Then we waited on the plane for an hour before exiting the plane. The attendants gave us little information on flight alternatives and when the flight was finally allowed to board again, they did not announce it and so had I not been waiting close by, I would have missed my flight. It was extremely disappointing but not shocking with all the scandals that have occurred this year with American Airlines. I do not recommend flying with them."
Pros: "Terrible delay in plane on tarmac. Just nasty"
Pros: "Crew very quick and efficient in service"
Cons: "Over crowding, boarding is a jungle,"
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."
Pros: "ON TIME"
Cons: "NO ROOM TO BREATHE. AISLE TOO SMALL TO WALK WITHOUT HITTING SOMEONE AA IS MAKING BILLIONS PER YEAR IN PROFIT. SO CHEAP, YET PRICES ARE SOOOOOOO HIGH"
Pros: "Nice staff, on time"
Pros: "Flight crew was friendly."
Cons: "We taxied on the runway for over an hour. The plane was uncomfortably hot while we taxied. They could have waited to board the flight or served drinks while we waited."
Cons: "Delayed!!"
Pros: "Priority boardinf"
Cons: "Being forced to pay extra for seating because no other seats available."
Pros: "Purchased extra legroom -- on time boarding"
Pros: "Helpful staff"
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: "we left on time and landed early. staff was friendly and kind."
Pros: "Wifi available. Big plus!"
Cons: "Couldn't get off the plane. A problem with the ramp."
Cons: "I was supposed to be in stand by and the screen continue showing I could go to the counter and get a seat and I have to wait till the end so that I was going to be given a middle seat. I said forget about it, to pay 75 dlls for a change of ticket and you make me wait till the end to give me seat u want, forget it, I know this is stand by ticket but I dont like the attitude of the people, they dont help you at all really bad service you should learn from other airlines giving at least if you are delayed an apology and sometimes miles reward, not just food... Thanks for the SERVICE (i dont flight with you no more, even though cheap flights, but cheap things are expensive)"
Pros: "Ecerything from the boarding to the seating assignment"
Cons: "Just have to be organize as they do the boarding process"
Cons: "On my flight from San Jose to Arizona there were no t.v , so it made for a painful five hour flight."
Pros: "One of the smoothest flights and landings ever."
Cons: "Each seat doesn't have its own screen. Plane feels older than JetBlue by a lot. First checked bag is not free like JetBlue. WiFi is another additional charge. Overall cost was significantly higher than JetBlue for less value."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Lot of movement"
Pros: "I purchased extra leg room -- very spacious"
Cons: "Long weather delay -- over three hours."
Pros: "I did not like anything about the flight to be honest. Oh wait you did have cool club lights that were blue that tried to distract me from the fact that I had to take an American airlines flight."
Cons: "Holy moly. You know if you stopped charging extra money for checked baggage you wouldn't have a ridiculously annoying amount of customers with too many bags for overhead storage. Then you wouldn't have to threaten your customers to store their small bags under the seat. Then I would have room for my feet under the seat. When I would have been comfortable. I also wouldn't have to annoy my neighbor with trying to move and get comfortable. But instead the exact opposite happened and I'm offended you guys have America anywhere near your name."
Pros: "Paid for extra leg room...otherwise everything went very smoothly.."
Pros: "Flight was on time."
Pros: "The flight crew had a sense of humor"
Cons: "That they bearded you like cattle in Cahrlotte"
Cons: "Aircarft could of had mor a/c"
Pros: "the plane was great"
Cons: "the flight was delayed one hour"
Cons: "No entertainment, screaming children and no food"
Cons: "The delay"

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