Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from San José to Portland
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 9h 47m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Delta ($223) and United Airlines ($227), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Delta ($370) and American Airlines ($377).
From San José to Portland, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Sunday is the most expensive. Flying from Portland back to San José , the best deals are generally found on Monday, with Wednesday being the most expensive.
When flying out of San José you will be using San José Juan Santamaria Intl, often referred to as San José Airport. You will be landing at Portland, also known as Portland Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Should have bought 1st class."
Pros: "seat room"
Pros: "It was quick and easy. The complimentary adult beverage was a bonus."
Cons: "Usb charger would be great!"
Cons: "Maintenance delayed take-off"
Cons: "It was perfect"
Pros: "Alaska is a great airline."
Cons: "Free food would be awesome."
Cons: "Free food and blankets"
Pros: "Everything was good"
Cons: "Better snacks"
Pros: "Everything was fine"
Pros: "Plane seemed very new, spacious, and comfortable in coach. Absolutely loved it and I’m a terrible/stressful flyer!"
Pros: "Awesome staff and plane. I Miss virgin!! well done to Alaska for keeping the spirit alive."
Pros: "I actually loved the fruit and cheese platter"
Pros: "early and smooth"
Cons: "Didn’t realize it was only a turbo prop. Too noisy"
Cons: "Not even soda pop is complimentary?"
Pros: "The bombardiers are old planes but fun. The tray table was broken on one side making it unusable. This is a prop style plane. Not very staff."
Cons: "Very noisy but tolerable."
Pros: "Boarding process was smooth and efficient Bathroom was clean."
Cons: "Very little personality of maim cabin FA. Cordial and courteous. Nothing being that. Small jet but one main cabin bathroom?"
Pros: "We arrived early!"
Pros: "Attendants were welcoming, attentive and extremely nice. They all made flying with a 2 year old toddler an incredible experience. Thank you ladies!"
Pros: "Arrived earlier. Good accommodations."
Pros: "Quick, easy, clean"
Pros: "Fast abs friendly, knowledgeable staff."
Pros: "Alecarte and free wine."
Pros: "$25 meal voucher. Helpful staff who made sure everyone made connecting flights or were rerouted"
Cons: "Repeated delays. 5+hrs in airport."
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: "no music. no wi-fi. nothing to enhance the experience. check out jet blue."
Pros: "I arrived early"
Pros: "Boarding outside was different."
Cons: "Too small to handle the most basic of carry on luggage. Not enough communication about turbulence."
Pros: "Flying home"
Cons: "Boarded late and sat on the plane for awhile. Also should be embarrassed that all they can spare fir a snack is a miniature bag of pretzels"
Cons: "When we got to Seattle the Old shuttle plane we were supposed to board broke down as we were about to take off. I'm never flying with Alaska Air."
Pros: "We arrived early!"
Cons: "TV screen didn't work at all."
Cons: "The ventilation system wasn't working it was super hot and super uncomfortable!"
Pros: "No waiting"
Cons: "Kid screaming"
Cons: "US Customs was very rude."
Pros: "Comfortable seating"
Pros: "All real good price"
Pros: "Kindness of staff, cleanliness of craft."
Pros: "Over all Alaskan airlines does a great job."
Cons: "The boarding process was very sloppy. The boarding person made very little to no announcements regarding boarding procedures. He then made everyone who had lined up in general boarding line exit the line and then finally turned on the sign that said preferred boarding. Then the same thing happened again. He could have saved all of us and including himself lots of frustration if he had just made an announcement regarding the boarding process with directions when he was about to start boarding. Everyone was left without clear directions. Big let down to start my experience with Alaskan airlines."
Pros: "They gave me two teabags because I like strong tea. Nice people!"
Pros: "Clean, comfortable and friendly."
Pros: "Staff was great"
Cons: "How loud it was inside as was a smaller plane."
Cons: "My seat did not recline"
Cons: "Crew is overly aggressive when enforcing masking policies, to the point of making it feel like I was a prisoner on the flight."
Cons: "There was a family with kids climbing all over the Sears. Would have been nice if the crew reigned then in a bit."
Cons: "Never flying with Delta again"
Pros: "Arrived in PDX 15-20 minutes early."
Cons: "Social distancing on the seats"
Pros: "New long haul service is a real improvement in quality"
Pros: "Great entertainment"
Cons: "We just boarded pretty late for apparently no reason"
Pros: "The crew on both legs of our trip were nice and accommodating."
Cons: "Vegan options"
Pros: "The delta crew both ways between Portland and London was excellent! They saw to our every need and were smiling every air mile of the way. Plane"
Cons: "Need to have food choices available for those with allergies. Almost everything had gluten and soy in it and I am very allergic to those. I had to give away all snacks and most of my food. Even in comfort+ class the seats are tiny with little legroom. Also, please clean the bathroom every few hours"
Pros: "The best"
Cons: "Again the boarding process took forever"
Cons: "KLM staff at Schipol Airport in Amsterdam was rude and unprofessional. I will not fly with KLM again."
Cons: "I'd reserved seats in advance for both directions and was give seats farther back both directions when checking in at the airport."
Pros: "It was ok"
Cons: "They lost my suitcase. Now I have to wait a day or two and they won’t sent it to me."
Pros: "i likes that drinks were free"
Cons: "i shouldn’t have to pay for headphones"
Pros: "On the fight back I had enough space; good service; fine food. Great trip. On the way to Amsterdam, I sat next to a very overweight woman and her body hung over my seat. I couldn't move around enough and I ended up with a trigger point problem which immobilized me for 3 days and kept me from sleeping at night. It was very disappointing, since this was a family visit trip."
Cons: "See above!"
Pros: "Free wine and spirits and food really not too bad in economy Very large movie and tv show library - something for everyone Friendly cabin crew"
Cons: "Overhead bins a bit small on this older 767-300"
Pros: "Newer plane. Friendly crew. Landed safely and on time."
Pros: "Going back home to the US"
Cons: "I had 15 hours layover in Amsterdam so I got me a hotel.one hour after I got to the hotel I got a notification from Kayak app asking me to go get my bag from Schiphol. My bag was supposed to be directly shipped to PDX. I had to leave my hotel back to the airport and spend 2 hours trying to find it only to be told that it was going to PDX. I lost my $170 hotel room, over $70 for taxis and ended up spending the night on the floor at Schipol. I do not think I'll ever use Kayak again. The travel guarantee is a joke too."
Cons: "Severe delay"
Pros: "Attentive, respectful and nice crew, swift take off and landing and awesome views"
Cons: "Nothing. Everything went well"
Cons: "On time, free upgrade."
Pros: "Good abording"
Cons: "problems with seating assignment"
Pros: "Easy, fast boarding. We arrived early too."
Pros: "Entertainment was good and staff was pleasant"
Cons: "Delta assigns seats at boarding, miss when you could pick which seats you sit in. I bought my sisters ticket, hoping we would then be able to sit together but we both ended up in the middle in different rows."
Pros: "Eventually made it home. At 1am, when it should have been 1130pm."
Pros: "Flight was on time; captain was clear and funny."
Cons: "Seats a bit cramped"
Pros: "Great entertainment, comfortable seats."
Cons: "Middle seat with zero chance to switch."
Pros: "Wi-FI available (although I didn't use it)"
Cons: "No direct flight in the morning, so had to take two connecting flights, and leave home very early in the morning."
Pros: "Good drinks and movie selection"
Pros: "New Boing 717 aircraft. Short flight time. I needed and got very good special assistance."
Cons: "The fact they wasted two days of my trip with my son travelling from the U.S. to China because they didn't know about transit visa regulations. And so far they offered a 75 dollar voucher for participating merchants. Unacceptable"
Pros: "It was on time"
Cons: "Too short of a layover in Atlanta"
Pros: "The crew has a good vibe, makes for a pleasant trip"
Cons: "First time for me to have delayed baggage, made me think that somebody is not minding the store."
Pros: "Availability of flight. Quick flight, on time. Signage at PDX is good. Easy to find where you need to be"
Cons: "Layover, confusing mob line at checkin."
Pros: "on time"
Pros: "Staff was friendly, and we got there safely"
Cons: "Really wished we had tv's like we had on our flight to SLC. It really helps with those who have anxiety to distract their minds. Wifi is expensive therefore I chose not to use it"
Pros: "I have never had a problem with this airlines. This flight was no exception"
Cons: "More space, but I am in economy and that's just life! I expect my hips to hurt after, again my problem not there's, if I wanted more room I would buy first class but I won't for a short trip."
Pros: "Food was OK, ice cream at mid-flight was my favorite thing. I liked the choice of movies. Drinks are also good but why not include pure cranberry juice? It goes great with vodka."
Cons: "Boarding is ridiculous. Everyone who is not some kind of VIP is asked to line up and is treated like cattle. 5-feet tall woman holds above her head a sign with the zone currently boarding. Nobody can hear or see anything. Why not use the big LCD displays at the gate??? In the plane they had to restart the computer system as some TVs were not working and it took longer than they said. Toilets were kind of stinky and I could smell them from my seat on row 26. Blankets are way too thin for the blasting AC."
Cons: "1. Boarding order is not by seating making boarding very inefficient"
Pros: "Attendants were cheerful and extremely courteous."
Cons: "Legroom but that's because we can't afford 1st class. Hahahaha"
Pros: "Airplane was good, boarding was fast."
Cons: "Did not have the fruit and cheese plate."
Cons: "Need more legroom"
Pros: "Loved everything, the meal was good, spacious seats and friendly staff."
Cons: "One of the men working the desk at the gate was rude & condescending to me. The other gate agent who was having us board (he was an ethnic man) was friendly & excellent."
Pros: "Pilot was hot."
Cons: "4 hour maintenance delay. Arrived at 2 am, after boarding a different plane."
Pros: "Ditto from above"
Cons: "Ditto from above"
Pros: "Great crew and aircraft"
Pros: "Arrived 30 min early."
Cons: "Book seats together for parties traveling together."
Pros: "Fast boarding"
Cons: "No real headrests on the seats. Not very comfortable."
Cons: "The flight attendants were friendly, watched a movie, thanks for the ear buds to listen to the movie. There was a lot of turbulence but I feel our pilot managed it very well bringing us in safely and smoothly as possible. I can't think of anything that could have been improved on."
Pros: "Nice stewards"
Cons: "Gate agents crabbie"
Pros: "Good crew"
Cons: "The boarding process was terrible. The boarding time changed every 5 minutes"
Cons: "Inflight Wifi was spotty"
Pros: "The boarding was fast."
Cons: "boarding time, delayed for 3 hours"
Cons: "Need to have handheld device to watch entertainment. Terribly uncomfortable. Delay getting out of Dallas."
Cons: "No gogo WiFi"
Cons: "I had very bad emotions sickness from London to Dallas TX. After I got on the plane I asked one crew member if I have any chance to switch the seat to sit by the bathroom because I am very sick, but seems no one cares. They said there is nothing they can do and tell me to get back to my seat. The whole fight I was sick. It was a horrible no crews member were asked me how I felt. No crews member checked me if I were ok. I had fever and so sick. There were late. I never have any bad fight like this forever."
Pros: "We left a few minutes early"
Pros: "Love flying with AMERICAN AIRLINES."
Cons: "We still haven’t left Dayton."
Pros: "Crew was nice and professional."
Cons: "Freezing, one hour wait on the tarmac before takeoff meant one hour delayed arrival. No TVs in seats, no meals on six hour flight."
Cons: "Had terrible seats with no reclines and near the bathroom. They charge extra for better seats, they should offer something in return for below average seats."
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: "Got to see The Shape of Water from DFW to PDX in advance of the Oscars! Nice clear image and sound. Thanks American, you've upped your game from a few years back!"
Pros: "The entertainment"
Cons: "My check in bag it’s lost got wrong boarding pass even when I told them I had electronic boarding pass on my phone. Really disappointed with this."
Pros: "At least they should give a can of the soda"
Cons: "The cookie"
Cons: "Food in general"
Pros: "All went well"
Pros: "Nothing. Had a family emergency"
Cons: "I had a family emergency and had to buy a ticket to Pittsburgh to get home instead of going to Portland."
Cons: "American completely missed the mark. AA did not successfully change our reservation when the initial leg of our trip was delayed by an hour due to a fuel issue, which caused us to miss your connection in Chicago. Since American partners with Alaskan Airlines, American should have changed my reservations with regards to Alaska Airlines, but they failed to do that. I stood at the Alaskan Airlines counter as the plane left the gate with our empty seats because there was not a ticket. American Airlines did not change a reservation successfully and so although we had boarding passes with our names and seats and the flight number, the plane left without us. I was stranded and Seattle airport at midnight with a child and an infant with one diaper and one bottle left and it was a terrible experience with American Airlines. I do not recommend flying American they cannot get it together when problems happen with delays."
Pros: "We really enjoyed our flights with American Airlines. From the counter to the stop on the plane everyone was great to work with and very friendly"
Pros: "The agent at the desk helped seat us together after our disastrous 1st flight. Crew was friendly & upbeat, great service."
Cons: "Old plane No entertainment No place to plug in/charge devices."
Pros: "Friendliness of gate staff"
Pros: "I slept the entire duration."
Cons: "The flight was delayed little by little up to two hours then finally we board the plane, everyone is seated and then they cancel the flight."
Pros: "Efficient boarding. Decent communication during delay of previous flight (delay of 4+ hours), friendly and helpful crew on the delayed flight."
Cons: "Dirty plane. I had to clean my own seat with a wet wipe and some paper towels. Previous AA flight delayed by 4+ hours causing a missed connection."
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: "The boarding was super fast as well as exiting, WOW!"
Pros: "I got there safe and there was some entertainment"
Cons: "seats small and not real comfortable."
Pros: "The trip was on time and with no issues flying. I really enjoyed the ability to watch a movie...this was AWESOME!"
Cons: "Wow, the seating was VERY tight and I was happy for the TV screen in front of me to keep me busy. All the inflight interruptions on the movie I was watching."
Pros: "All connections-smooth"
Cons: "There is no legroom in coach. I am six foot seven and my knees cram against the seat in front of me to the point my legs go numb."
Pros: "Amazingly, the flight wasn't full and the stewardess let my wife, 2 month old son and me have the last row."
Cons: "Entertainment on AA is sub-par"
Cons: "On my flight from San Jose to Arizona there were no t.v , so it made for a painful five hour flight."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Lot of movement"
Pros: "Wrong airline, sent me to wrong gate, almost missed the flight. If I wasn't lucky enough to need a wheelchair, I would probably still be in Phx! Not happy at all, to say the least. I had to grease the palms of about 7 different wheelchair pushers. A bad day all around."
Pros: "On schedule and met all my expectations."
Cons: "No complaints."
Cons: "No complaints."
Cons: "Boarding seemed extremely unorganized. Crew skipped group 2 when calling groups to board, resulting in a mad rush."
Pros: "Nothing unexpected happened"
Cons: "Narrow seats . No plug in for music or phone .. Bare minimum for same cost as better flight"
Cons: "Booked flights together yet sat apart.. kid kicking back of away just uncomfortable"
Pros: "We had an issue with the baggage which h we were able to resolve quickly and easily and get some money back."
Cons: "The boarding process"
Pros: "Got me booked on Delta."
Cons: "Itenirary fell apart and had no good solution."
Cons: "I miss the good old days where Captain X tells us what’s seeable out the window!"
Pros: "We upgraded to 1st. Ontime departure and arrival."
Cons: "Waiting for bags."
Pros: "Since there was an empty seat next to me, I was able to spread out a bit."
Cons: "Had to pay for entertainment. WiFi sucks."
Pros: "Delayed, rude staff"
Pros: "Everything went smoothly and the airport employees and United Airlines staff were all very friendly. No complaints. Especially for the incredibly low price of the ticket. I feel like it was a really good deal."
Cons: "The tricky luggage policies. Those seem like they are deliberately being engineered to confuse the passengers into making expensive mistakes. Who travels with no luggage (other than me) anyhow?"
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats, no leg room, no outlets for charging, only two restrooms for economy and no aboard carry on. It was overall very uncomfortable and unenjoyable. Alaska is much better"
Pros: "Boarding, service, staff attitudes, on time and deplaning"
Pros: "Quick direct service with no connections."
Cons: "Seated in 8C on 737-900. Could not strrtch legs as blocked door to toilet in front of my seat. Had one passenger exit the toilet and fall in my lap."
Pros: "Good flight."
Cons: "United didn’t allow on-line check-in, wasting my time and theirs, forcing Basic Economy passengers to be checked in by a person. Won’t be flying United again."
Cons: "Checked baggage fees!!"
Pros: "The check-in staff were very friendly and helpful."
Cons: "I already knew I was going to pay $200 to ship my boards back home (I wonder if golf clubs which are roughly the same size cost as much,) but when pre-purchasing through the app for an "oversized" bag you have to put a "one" in the checked bag and a "one" in the oversized bag even though they're the same bag, but then they charge you for two, and when you tell the check-in person that you only have one bag of course they can't issue a refund. No, they tell you that you get to call customer service when you return home."
Cons: "Poor services and customer support"
Pros: "I finally got to Portland."
Cons: "The plane did not arrive at gate, they gave us poor/invalid excuses as to why there was no plane. We moved from gate 73A to gate 82, in another terminal back to gate 73A for no explainable reason. Finally we left after having to checked in now at gate 73.....what a mess and over 2hrs late!"
Pros: "Without letting me know to a bad one where I had no empty seat next to me I looked to my original seat was given to someone else"
Cons: "Hot cabin"
Cons: "1. The flights within the US and Canada was delayed. 2. The United Airline staff in San Francisco told me to pick up my luggage when I get to Seattle despite of the fact that my final destination was Vancouver. I questioned the staff about this ata this seemed odd, but he insisted that I pick up my luggage in Seattle. Upon arrival to Seattle I went to the baggage claim area to find out that my luggage was already put through to the connecting airline to Vancouver. This resulted in me having to go through a long line of passengers to do all of the security checks again to enter the international airport gates. This almost resulted in me missing my connecting flight to Vancouver. The only saving grace was that the flight was delayed by another hour. 3. Changes made on my connecting flights were only given to me during my check in at Auckland. My previous booking was Auckland -San Francisco - Portland - Vancouver. The boarding pass I was given in Auckland omitted Portland and was changed to Seattle. I was never informed about this by United Airlines. 4. United Airlines website NOT allowing me to log in using my e-mail."
Cons: "Se pusieron a darle mantenimiento al avión a la hora de salir cuando ya teníamos más de seis horas esperando el avión. Y esperamos una hora más ya sentados adentro. Eso estuvo fatal. Y sin comida de San José a Houston.. fataaal!"
Pros: "N/A due to them rerouting my itinerary."
Cons: "N/A due to them rerouting my itinerary."
Pros: "Clean comfortable, friendly service"
Cons: "One of the flighty attendents was extremely rude and aggressive. Very unpleasant."
Cons: "Sleeping in the airport"
Pros: "Updates on delays were helpful."
Cons: "2 out of 3 flights were delayed due to baggage scanning problems."
Cons: "The boarding process is ridiculously slow. Why not load from the back row first? Then you wouldn't have 150 people behind one slowpoke. You could cut the boarding process time by 90%."
Pros: "SJO to Houston was excellent. Houston to Nashville was mediocre."
Pros: "It got me to my destination."
Cons: "The service, entertainment, boarding, comfort, and crew haven't changed at all ever since I've flown with united. The crew just seemed to be there to get their pay checks not serve the customers."
Pros: "Getting home."
Pros: "3 hous of waiting after our original departure time. Gave us free tv though so that's nice."
Pros: "The customer service was very professional and collaborative."
Pros: "I asked if I could buy headphones on the plane and they gave me a pair for free! I had the Tapas snack box and it was tasty and I was full afterwards."
Cons: "Only 1 of my 2 large plane flights had a personal TV. I also didn't know I had to download the App to watch free entertainment in light on my personal device so it prompted me to purchase Internet so that I could download the app"
Pros: "Economy+ seats were very nice. Gates were close."
Cons: "Having content viewable on your app is fine, but finding out last minute that for some reason your device doesn't work with the system is annoying. There didn't seem to be any food or drink service, which was odd."
Pros: "Excellent as expected."
Pros: "Muy buen servicio"
Pros: "Easy to print ticket, United employees readily available."
Cons: "old plane and configuration in business"
Pros: "On time and people nice"
Cons: "Everything. Very good"
Cons: "It was delayed by 3 hrs"
Pros: "Boarding, economy plus"
Cons: "The tv and movie did not work"
Cons: "It was an enjoyable trip, no complaints whatsoever."
Pros: "Same as above."
Cons: "Same as above."
Cons: "Why does it take 45 minutes to board a plane? Way too long."
Cons: "Spirit is horrible and I will not use Kayak again either do to this terrible experience."
Pros: "Terrible company"
Pros: "Plane was ok for a low cost"
Cons: "Boarding; always delays with Spirit."
Pros: "Liked the prize — miles give away"
Cons: "No assistance with check in process. Two out of two flights more than 45 minutes late. $100 for two checked bags. Even charged $5 for water on flight."
Pros: "Low cost!"
Cons: "Extreme discomfort."
Pros: "Kaska was very helpful during my checkin. All the staff was on point and helpful. I was worried because all the bad comments. I guess if you know what to expect you will enjoy your travel with spirit."
Pros: "All I can say it’s disappointment"
Cons: "Seat not comfortable overpriced not gonna fly again with spirit"
Pros: "Price and efficiency"
Cons: "No perks- everything comes with an additional fee"
Cons: "No sense of urgency"
Cons: "Delays in departing and receiving baggage"
Cons: "The long delay"
Pros: "Smooth, no delays, arrived early."
Cons: "We were stuck for over 30 minutes at landing gate."
Cons: "Poor overall experience."
Cons: "Late take off"
Pros: "Desk person was helpful"
Cons: "Stressful. Spirit policies are flyer unfriendly."
Cons: "I couldnot take the snax when inwas slewping. Later i was nkt able to find any host/hostess to call to get a snax. I was hungry i cud hav had some snax."
Pros: "Great service for military"
Pros: "Nothing. It was a nightmare"
Pros: "Cheap fare, new plane."
Pros: "Easy check in and professional staff"
Cons: "Chronic lateness and nothing to make up for it. And all their planes are like meat lockers. I have no idea why it needs to be so cold."
Cons: "Bad completely service"
Cons: "Pretty much every aspect of my Spirit Air experience."
Cons: "Delayed without reason."
Cons: "Surprise luggage fees and then they lost my bag"
Cons: "I fly 30-50 times a year and I will never use Spirit again. I am not a big guy and U could hardly move in the seat."
Pros: "Great speed getting the bags to the baggage claim area"
Cons: "I didn't like that once I paid for my boarding passes, Spirit nickeled and dimed me to death with fees! What does the initial pass pay for if you have to buy your seat, bags and pay for your boarding pass to be printed. Terrible experience I could have almost paid for an upgrade with all the dumb fees they charged me."
Pros: "very nice"
Cons: "every thing"
Pros: "Baggage charge was not as depicted as it was on your Website."
Pros: "seat more comfortable than most airlines"
Cons: "Added fees"
Pros: "It was okay"
Cons: "Entreteimen we didn't have any? ???"
Cons: "5.5 hr delay to Vegas from pdx, 1 hr delay coming back from pdx"
Cons: "Escribo esto en español para poder expresar mejor mi indignación ante el servicio tan mediocre que recibimos. Después de que el vuelo se atrasara más de 4 horas, nunca logré entender porque fue que nos atrasamos. Nos decían que íbamos a hacer una cosa y hacían otra. Pasamos de ilusiones y luego desilusiones durante horas. Amo viajar y nunca en mi vida me había sentido tan estresado como viajando con Spirit Airlines. No solo fue el atraso del vuelo, sino que también salíamos a las 12:45pm de San José, hora a la que usualmente creo que todos almorzamos, y no se les ocurrió darnos de comer sino hasta las 6:00pm (hora de Costa Rica) y yo no se si según ellos por darnos una latita de Pringles y un vaso de Coca Cola ya se nos iba a olvidar el terrible atraso que tuvimos. Cuando llegué al aeropuerto de Miami noté que habían roto una rueda de mi maleta y se lo dije a una empleada de Spirit Arilines que no sabía que hacer así que recurrió a otra y lo que me dijeron fue que eso no era problema de ellas porque probablemente había sucedido en Costa Rica y luego se fueron. Ahora mismo estaba tratando de hacer el Check In para mi vuelo de regreso y nunca había sido tan complicado hacer un Check In, ni siquiera entiendo porque no puedo hacerlo. Entro a la pagina de preguntas y soporte al cliente de Spirit Airlines y para responder a la pregunta de COMO hacerlo, lo único que saben decir son los beneficios que tiene, beneficios a los cuales me ENCANTARÍA tener si tan solo en su pagina dijeran COMO se hace. He pagado casi $100 en equipaje solo porque nunca nadie me dijo que si lo pagaba como un mes antes iba a salir más barato, que por cierto su pagina de internet es de lo PEOR que he visto, porque después de pagar mi maleta para ir de regreso, ni siquiera me decía si se había cargado bien a mi tarjeta o me daban una factura, simplemente volví al sitio para administrar mi viaje y ahora solo estoy rezando para que cuando llegue al aeropuerto en serio el pago se haya realizado correctamente. En fin, voy a tener que seguir viajando muy seguido a los Estados Unidos desde Costa Rica y puedo jurarles que NUNCA voy a volver a viajar con Spirit Airlines."
Pros: "It was cheap."
Cons: "Pilot did not land the plane on the first try. Did not go on the intercom to explain himself either. Terrifying."
Pros: "Ticket price was very good."
Cons: "I am not a fan of Airbus. And an aviation professional, Boeing and Embraer are where it is at. They both are superior to Airbus. it is the airframes I have issue with. The CFM and Snmeca engines are just fine."
Pros: "Nothing at all"
Cons: "The service was awful, 3 of my flights were canceled over 4 days. They did not accommodate me at all and now I'm flying Southwest as I should have in the first place. They're the bomb!"
Pros: "Friendly, timely, clean"
Cons: "Very small. No pillows, no food. No snacks"
Pros: "I Love it!!!"
Cons: "Public transportation in the air."
Cons: "fees fees fees"
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