Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from San Jose to Sitka
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 7h 45m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Alaska Airlines ($560) and Multiple Airlines ($2,184)
When flying out of San Jose you will be using San Jose, often referred to as San Jose Airport. You will be landing at Sitka, also known as Sitka Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "2 hour delay on take off"
Pros: "there was nothing to like. A few hours before the early morning flight Alaska cancelled the flight and rebooked us fir a flight 12 hours later. Their phone is off during the night and we had to go to the airport in the middle of the night to get a flight that would get us to our cruise on time. A"
Cons: "use something other than Alaska and it will be better"
Pros: "Nice seats. Good crew"
Cons: "Tell us it's in terminal 1. We already had to go back and forth through terminal 2 from checkin on one side, back up escalater to other side, then back to check-in side through security. I had to drag my checking bag since you have an extra small check-in size, so my roller stayed home. Then once upstairs it's 1/2 mi through the terminal back to 1. I would have picked up a bag mover if I had any idea. Since I did check-in on line, I could have gone directly in terminal 1 if I was told. I also would have missed my flight if I hadn't come early to the airport."
Pros: "Customer service and staff"
Cons: "My experience: Animal Abuse during boarding, cancellation of flights every single time I’ve booked flights, horrible mess with customer service, just don’t care about people..."
Pros: "All was good"
Pros: "How short the trip was"
Cons: "The plane doesn't have TV's"
Pros: "Great organization. I didn’t feel as though I was in a herd of cattle while boarding."
Pros: "Staff was nice - they did what they could"
Cons: "Six hour delay. Unreal."
Pros: "The option to have coffee."
Cons: "The lack of option to have a non-dairy creamer."
Pros: "Nice crew; good entertainment"
Cons: "Very cramped seating"
Pros: "My flight was at 6:45 and so the first domestic flight out was much more crowded than I thought. People were cutting claiming they’re late. No staff other than at the entry. Voices were raised as one man refused to let two others to just cut and walk right past him."
Pros: "spactiousness. atmosphere. free carry on. Convenient snacks. Much better than United."
Cons: "no complaints."
Pros: "It was really easy to get am alternative direct flight back from San Francisco to Minneapolis."
Pros: "Seat comfortable"
Cons: "Boarding Walking outside to get into the plane The flight attendant"
Pros: "Great flight crew! Got exit row seating (16C) and the drinks kept coming! Friendly and personable staff!"
Cons: "Boarding can be improved... no respect for seat numbers as you can general board apparently any time. Wifi cuts out (messenging) as you are near Cabo so get your messaging done! And only a biscuit :/ Download the GoGo app before you go for entertainment!"
Cons: "When I went to check in in San Jose, they told me I was double booked on the flight to Seattle. One booking was paid for but not connected with the Reykjavik flight and the other booking was not paid for and connected to the Reykjavik flight. I spent 30 minutes at the first class check in counter of alalska air and then another 20 minutes at the gate almost missing the flight."
Pros: "Fast abs friendly, knowledgeable staff."
Pros: "Fast service, very professional and great customer service! Overall, a very pleasant flying experience."
Pros: "The staff was extremely friendly and attentive. Boarding was a breeze and hassle free. They brought around beverages 3 times during the flight. Right before landing they handed out complimentary cocktails. This was my first time flying with Alaska Airlines, I would fly them again."
Cons: "No complaints!"
Pros: "Great service"
Pros: "I love traveling Alaska airlines. The staff is amazing, easy loading on plane etc. My only complaint is the minuscule seats. Seriously, why so tiny?"
Cons: "Teeny tiny seats."
Pros: "Very on time . New airplane . Easy ride"
Pros: "The ONLY thing I liked was my seats. Closer to the main door. The faster I get off this plane the faster my vacation starts. Maybe your employees need a vacation too!"
Cons: "The stewardess were quit rude made the whole experience horrible thanks Alaskaairline"
Cons: "flight was delayed by ~30 min delay although handled well ... the boarding terminal screen was not reflecting the new departure time as staff was busy boarding another flight... i guess. Overall experience was fine just a small bit which could have been handled better."
Cons: "Wrapped glassware in checked in luggage. Glassware looked so broken as if someone jumped on the suitcase. Never saw crushed glass like that."
Pros: "Friendly staff outside checkin counter to help with baggage"
Pros: "Everyone was very nice and wonderful to my 2 and half year old."
Cons: "I didn't get much help from the stewards with my car seat and my bags. I struggled to get the seatbelt through the car seat. I guess it's not in the stewards job description. And only pretzels for a snack! What happened to peanuts! Need some protein to stave off hunger."
Cons: "No organization for lining up to board the plane. Boarding was announced by row but there was no procedure to confirm that only those passengers were boarding at the time."
Cons: "Had to pay for food and entertainment."
Pros: "Flight was ok"
Cons: "Price of $600 RT via kayak search engine was 300% more than others paid who were on trip with me. I was mortified when I find this out"
Cons: "The plane was almost 1 hour late leaving San Jose, which made me miss my flight from SJ to Petersburg,ak.So I spent the nite there at the airport in Seattle,Wa"
Pros: "Staff was very personable. Power plugs at seat and good leg room. Plane felt modern."
Pros: "Very effect flight with great service"
Cons: "Everything went great!"
Cons: "Unable to select seating together at time of booking"
Cons: "People I sat next to stole armrests and wouldn't trade me seats even though they were together."
Cons: "The plane was freezing. I fly very frequently, never seen anything like that. Got sick."
Pros: "Early arrival."
Pros: "Legroom was fine."
Cons: "We bought six tickets as a group for a flight to Cabo, three months ahead of the date of flight, paying almost twice as much as the fares were later. We also promptly checked in 23.5 hours prior to departure. Unfortunately, Alaska assigned no two seats together. We couldn't change it because they said the flight was full. Our two kids flew with us, and one of whom is a 12 year old girl. Even she couldn't be accommodated to sit with one of us. The staff on the phone and at the airport were of no help because the flight was full. In all other international flights I have taken over the past 30 years, the airline company always does group seat assignments appropriately so we are all seated together. Disappointed. Won't be recommending the airline to anyone. Sorry."
Cons: "TSA needs to get their act together. This was ridiculous. Boarding is always going to be a 1/2 until the airlines can figure this out. Whatever their doing isn't working and it is just getting worse."
Pros: "A very mice crew, comfortable and nice fligjt."
Pros: "San Jose, Calif to Guadalajara. Super nice crew, had some leg room in economy. Some drinks, two cookies and a bean burrito. Not much, but small quantity good amount in morning."
Cons: "Seats a bit slouchy. No lower back and headrests to forward. Made me more hunchback, and lower back achy (maybe that's normal for 3-4 hour). No tvs, snacks OK."
Pros: "I liked the snacks and beer on the plane but that was it."
Cons: "I was 5 minutes late to my 6:30am flight because of sjc security being the worst, slowest, people ever. Then I was promised I'd make it on the 7:30am flight to Seattle but there was only one seat available so my friend went and I stayed behind where I was then told I'd definitely get on the next flight. But wait!! I wasn't allowed on the next flight and had to wait until a 12:55 flight all while sobbing and having the worst anxiety attack of my life by myself. So I'd have to say that was the worst experience of my life. Thanks!"
Pros: "Plane wasted full."
Cons: "Nothing everthing well done."
Pros: "This one was late due to maintenance issues, but they beat the new take off time by 30 minutes and I had plenty of time for my connector"
Cons: "Being tall it is a little uncomfortable with head room in the restroom"
Pros: "The crew was simpatic and servicing"
Cons: "The in-flight systems did not work even in the USA. Too limited offert of free entertainment when it worked"
Pros: "Clean, roomy, not a packed flight. Great price and friendly crew!"
Cons: "No internet in the flight"
Pros: "The male flight attendant was not very attentive. He would serve me first and then lean over my food and drink to serve the guy on the window seat. I had to ask him every time if he could take away my glass and then my wrappers and then my...well everything. Many people from the main cabin came up front to use the first class bathroom, and he didn't stop them. He abruptly woke he up three times with his loud voice talking with passengers...with no regard of the sleeping passengers. He is more suited for the main cabin. He didn't offer any help when I was struggling to put my bag in the overhead bin. He watched as the young lady flight attendant struggled to open the plane door... I did not feel that the cost for first class was worth it. He never responded when I thanked him for each thing he did...nothing...not, "You're welcome" or "my pleasure." So, it was a first class disappointment."
Airlines flying from San Jose to Sitka have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from San Jose to Sitka
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from San Jose to Sitka
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from San Jose to Sitka
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from San Jose to Sitka
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