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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Everything went well, very nice and good."
Cons: "The seats could be a little uncomfortable when sleeping, and I'm vegan so eating anything was difficult."
Pros: "The leg from RIO to ,Panama the crew crew not pleasant, the service was horrible, they started serving drinks to passengers from the first row to,the back and since the plane was completely full it took forever and the 2 flight attend that were in the galley, refused to, give me a cup of water I had to beg for it saying please I Need any liquid (since I was felling nayseas and needed to,take my medicaction) sol she gave me (practically through me a cup of a warm apple juioe) not even offered ice cubes, plus etc"
Cons: "The crew, and the plane is very old not fit, for a such,long flight"
Pros: "Copa got me a seat on a flight with another airline.."
Cons: "My flight was canelled."
Pros: "Copa allows two bags of 50 pounds to be checked along with carry-ons. They provide a full meal on each flight (at least that we've been on). The crew is accommodating, even providing more than one drink. The chairs are fairly comfortable."
Cons: "The headsets didn't seem to work. Someone broke their headset connector off in the receptacle in the seat."
Pros: "Speedy and timely checking, tasty free meals, friendly staff"
Pros: "no complaints, excellent service. It was a pleasure to fly Copa"
Cons: "Pocas alternativas de entretenimiento, particularmente películas."
Cons: "Baggage was left behind and It aaroved 5 days later, terrible follow up and no compensation at all, total nightmare"
Pros: "atencion de la aereomozas fue buena."
Cons: "el emparedado fue terrible. desastrozo."
Cons: "Very delayed Remote boarding door Delayed 1,5 hours"
Pros: "Everything! Omg and the food was so great! Awesome airline!"
Pros: "I liked the fact that there was variety for entertainment! There had great movies, new ones, not all airlines focus on that. Another thing was the food and drinks that the offered. They really kept passengers happy."
Pros: "When they booked me on another airline after making me wait 36 hours and finally admitting it was their mistake they inadvertently cancelled my reservation."
Cons: "They intolerant, unprofessional, they overbook flights and blame the passenger, they don't help you when this happens, they cancelled my booking and tried to blame me, they act as if they have a right to treat a customer like garbage. Don't EVER book a flight with this company. If you do you are taking a huge risk."
Cons: "Boarding was too slow"
Pros: "Everyone was extremely kind and helpful!"
Pros: "On time..."
Pros: "FOOD & STAFF. Smooth landing."
Pros: "Service was good everything except the entertainment system"
Cons: "No entertaiment system"
Pros: "The crew was extremely friendly, one of the friendlier crews I've flown with lately. Lots of leg room"
Cons: "Seats comfortable, but planes are old and outdated"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and helpful"
Cons: "No coffee :("
Pros: "Checking , the agent was very polite and helpful."
Cons: "The service on the plane, I ask for some coffe and they gave it to me when they wanted to not when I ask..."
Cons: "I was in business class. You basically had to beg for alcohol. I just wanted a glass of wine, and I had to wait over 1.5 hrs to receive it. This was annoying as this was a red-eye 7 hours flight . I wanted a glass of wine, and then to sleep. Very poor service for business class. Also, flying a 737 8 hours is not ideal. The need to upgrade their fleet."
Pros: "Free food, free drinks, free luggage!!!"
Pros: "Everything was perfect"
Cons: "Airplanes really old, should change like Avianca ones, with personal screens"
Pros: "People qhere relatively nice"
Cons: "I had a fragile checkin package that was packed professionally and it came in peaces. It is not the first time this happens. I suggest a little more care with passenger items"
Cons: "Seats too uncomfortable"
Pros: "Comfortable seats and excellent flight attendant service"
Pros: "The crew was exceptionally kind And efficient The food was ok"
Cons: "Not that much"
Pros: "nice new appearing lane"
Cons: "Food was fair, but at least there was a meal."
Pros: "En líneas generales Copa es una línea buena no excelente, ofrece cierta calidad de servicio."
Cons: "Lo que No me conviene de viajar en Copa airlines, es el poco peso permitido en el equipaje. La situación en Venezuela actualmente nos ha llevado (lamentablemente) a traer vivieres y otra serie de productos por necesidad y tuve que pagar sobrepeso. En ese sentido me conviene viajar con una línea que permita mas peso por cada valija aún cuando sacrifique la calidad del servicio. El personal en este vuelo de Miami a Panamá fué poco atento. Solicité una cobija porque tenía frío y no había."
Pros: "Friendly staff."
Pros: "The airline has an excellent boarding process and crew. Everything right on time. I arrived the check-in desk after boarding had commenced but the staff did everything to still get me on the flight including sending someone to retrieve me from the very long security queue. I did make the flight. Great great people."
Cons: "Nothing really"
Cons: "No access to lounge for business class..."
Pros: "Whole experience from San Jose through to Panama City was good. Although a short flight, the crew managed to serve a meal and drinks. As it was such a short flight, there was no entertainment."
Pros: "Nothing at all!! Rubbish total rubbish"
Cons: "Food was absolutely abominable, service was slow, the cabin was way too hot and the lounge and connection in Panama was a dissapointment"
Pros: "flight left on time, transfer time in panama was short. panama is a good place to switch planes cause tjey dont make you go through security check again"
Cons: "they didnt have screens on seats"
Pros: "The food was better as was the crew. This flight had very nice attendants compared to the flight to Santiago."
Cons: "The fact that the Stewards allowed 5 children to run up and down the isle of the plane for a good 2 hrs, even after we complained."
Pros: "Two checked bags and one carry-on allowed, food and beverage included, flights on time, crew was excellent, several departure/arrival times for my destination each day. Entertainment on this leg was great."
Cons: "Boarding was good (not excellent) in that I found it a bit confusing. Not always clear when my group is boarding nor have I any idea how I seem to always be in Group 3."
Pros: "We got a deal SAL PTY 130$ roundtrip, all was Ok just looks like Copa has some old planes that are used for these kind of flights ,eventough safe and smooth flight"
Cons: "All was Ok"
Pros: "I fly Copa all the time and every time I get happy smiles and friendly service"
Cons: "I had 2 connecting flights of 3 hours each but they didn't provide movies in neither of them. They did have attentive selection of music though."
Pros: "organization and cleanliness"
Cons: "Immigration officer was rude and lacked knowledge"
Pros: "Crew attention"
Cons: "Food, now are sandwiches, bad too bad, before they had really food, now just sandwich."
Cons: "Poor coordination. Poor customer service. Airplane transfer from Panama City to San Francisco failed due to airline's transfer issues. Copa Airline did bare minimum to arrange for subsequent transfer which resulted in spending almost 20 hours in Panama City and Los Angeles airport and on plane (flight should have been about 9 hours)."
Pros: "From the start to the end it was a good flight. Excellent price, food and service."
Cons: "Need more training for dealing with people with disabilities."
Pros: "Flying with Copa as always been dependable for me. Their service is always very good."
Cons: "Snack was not overly pleasing. Entertainment is basically nonexistent."
Cons: "Better bathroom access for premium economy"
Pros: "Crew was awesome...love AA crew! Always and this time superb!"
Cons: "Leg room gets worse and worse...boarding sucked since they took our bags and we felt like it was only us that were singled out!!!"
Pros: "On time, main cabin extra was great, crew was nice, entertainment was great."
Cons: "No criticism"
Pros: "Crew members were all very pleasant and personable. A very special experience with the local ticket agent / boarding agent (double duty) in Guadalajara: Maria Hernandez (or perhaps Fernandez) who was pleasant, professional, helpful and even called us respectfully by name ("Mr. and Mrs. Petrusek") She is an outstanding representative of American Airlines! Gracias to her!!"
Cons: "Not a thing! We live in Mexico and we usually fly Volaris...I think AA just became our favorite airline!"
Pros: "Crew was nice, entertainment was good"
Cons: "Food was mediocre"
Pros: "Very short flight, crew was great"
Cons: "In Orlando we had a connection to Alaska Airlines to Portland, Oregon. No one knew where it was. Gate attendants told us to look on flight board. Not listed!"
Pros: "SEAT ok"
Pros: "Seats comfortable. Plane clean."
Cons: "Air conditioning way too cold. Turning off outlets did not stop extremely cold air. Delay caused by redistributing passengers to move weight. Seemed unnecessary, but apparently it wasn't. Would rather be safe than sorry. when pilot talked, couldn't understand him at all. Slurred speech."
Pros: "Once boarding, we didn’t wait long for take off."
Cons: "Being on time."
Pros: "Flight going to Cabo was delayed and coming back to California was delayed. Ridiculous!!!!"
Cons: "Be on time"
Pros: "Crew and pilot were nice while we dealt with technical difficulties and had to stay on the plane"
Cons: "After missing all our other connections, our luggage was delayed for hours, we were only given $12 each for meal vouchers for an entire day of layover, we were not given the upgrade for the seats we originally paid for (nor seats together) only promised refunds. The line for service was 2 hours."
Pros: "Crew was very nice."
Cons: "More room in seat"
Cons: "My luggage was delayed. I received it the day after"
Pros: "The agent at checkin was so kind, nice, professional and superb...I will always fly American Airlines....you have the best checkin agents, best gate agents (super funny yet professional) and also the flight crew was absolutely amazing!"
Cons: "baggage claim in Costa Rica is terrible service...but that is the airports fault since this happens with other airlines.....something has to0 change!!!!"
Pros: "4 flights and all of them in middle uncomfortable seats. I requested aisle seats many times and counter agents were unhelpful and rude."
Cons: "Better seat options and more comfortable seats"
Cons: "Very good"
Pros: "The crew was very nice and friendly"
Cons: "There was a technical difficulty with the plane, which made a short delay in our flight."
Cons: "One of my worst flight journeys. Not traveling with American airlines operated flights ever again."
Pros: "0ntime quick boarding"
Cons: "cost to check baggage"
Pros: "On time departure, this flight tends to get delayed, not this time. Good service and pleasant flight."
Cons: "I prefer personal entertainment systems."
Pros: "Great service and clean airplane."
Cons: "I missed all my flights and my bags because of a stupid delay made by the airline."
Pros: "everything but the cabin temperature. it was very hot and uncomfortable."
Cons: "Too warm in the cabin."
Pros: "Business class is wonderful"
Cons: "Bathroom floor was full of pee."
Pros: "Can’t say anything good"
Cons: "When boarding crew was rude because carry on did not fit the overhead compartment. No options to choose from for entertainment. Flight was delayed almost an hour while sitting in plane. Food options almost nonexistent"
Cons: "As above, had to buy same day tickets for the entire flight."
Pros: "Short flight"
Cons: "They lost our bags in Dallas. The customer service rep was useless"
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and accommodating. The food as usual just snack type food for purchase as expected. The entertainment system malfunctioned and we could not watch the movie they offered. However one flight attendant was very nice and gave my kids special cookies. Nice touch!"
Pros: "Staff service was very good, departure on time"
Cons: "Food was pretty bad, especially the pizza snack served before arrival. The entertainment selection is poor. Movie choices not very good, and if you fly frequently, have already seen many of them. Same with tv chioces"
Pros: "Wonderful flight. arrived 15 minutes early. crew pleasant."
Pros: "Mostly everyrhing"
Cons: "Food was so so"
Cons: "It was advertised that one can see entertainment through WIFi, but from my iPad, i can't connect to this WiFi. I tried several times until I just gave up."
Pros: "Getting home 20 minutes earlier than scheduled"
Cons: "Pretzels are always stale"
Cons: "You lost our bag and our original flight was shrunk. Our seats booted without warning. Late to our conference in Arizona."
Pros: "The boarding was quick"
Cons: "I am surprised that an 8 hr international flight, had no WIfi.. I had to continually ask and check the time with Crew members. This needs to change when the average seat is $800-900 and the flight holds 35 seats. AA is raking in WAY to much money to be this cheap. No WiFi and having to look up to the middle isle to watch a child's movie on repeat " Guardians of the Galaxy." My neck and back were in extreme discomfort from the 8 hr flight back to NYC. If AA had headrest monitors and WiFi this could be avoided. Its 2017 stop being cheap!"
Pros: "the clerk at the boarding desk was kind"
Cons: "Fight was operated by American. Alaska forced to wait in line and see assistance, then inform that because the flight is operated by American, they won't be able to check me in. Had to walk to a different terminal of LAX wait in 2 more lines and by the time they were able to assist it was too late to check in. Missed the flight, have to rebook a 3 hour later departure, move the meeting and take a flight back 4 hours later that has a layover and adds about 2.5 hours more on the return leg. Not to mention having to pay for the new seat."
Cons: "That all the passengers were rechecked at the Gate by TSA without offering any explanation as to why, if it was a domestic flight, why were they requiring ID again. And checking bags."
Pros: "Flight was delayed in classic AA form, ten minutes at a time, leaving you standing around the gate picking your nose with no information! An hour later we board. Our flight attendant Nicky was awesome!"
Cons: "The plane had no power outlets and spotty WiFi. Even though they knew we were late to Charlotte, they let our connection take off EXACTLY on time while dozens of us rand through the airport. AA does this to themselves, they are the worst!"
Pros: "Good air and great stewardesses"
Pros: "The flight was very good. Boarding was good, shorter flight, smooth, landed and off we were."
Cons: "Seating still needs a little more padding for comfort. Delta airlines has a screen on every seat and you can see where you are and how far you have gone and so on. That would be nice. It was very difficult to hear what the pilot said when he spoke to say hello and whatever else he said. Entertainment? There wasn't any on this flight"
Pros: "One of the crew members, Walt, was amazing."
Cons: "Everything else was a NIGHTMARE. We bought our tickets in Nov. I paid for an upgrade and assigned seats in FEBRUARY. We flew May 13. Not only did they RESELL and REASSIGN our seats to someone else -- we could not get a refund for the upgrade we paid for. To add insult to injury, the only seats they could give us were in the back of the plane next to the toilet. Having heard so many similar nightmare stories about American Air I can say I will never ever fly American Air again. We now have to spend our firrst few days home from vacation disputing that charge, writing letters and making calls to get that damn refund. I will be sharing my discontent far and wide. Whoever at corporate thinks it's best practice to sell and sell and sell seats and live with the aggravation of the customers has an upside down notion of how to run a successful business. NIGHTMARE."
Cons: "Flight attendants partying with a row of passengers for over an hour. Southern bonding"
Cons: "The flight was delayed severs hours. I missed my event in Tampa due to the delay. We were sending back and forth between gates and the flight was overbooked. The staff was very unpleasant."
Pros: "The employee working the desk in Seattle was great. Long lines to check in and she took the time to assign us seats next to each other. Loved the bonus of the seats being in an exit row."
Cons: "Flight changed with no notification."
Pros: "Nice landing."
Cons: "Leg room"
Pros: "The crew was super attentive and cordial."
Cons: "United Airlines has really deteriorated. Paid entertainment for an international flight is really nickle-and-diming it, especially since it was direct tv which is only available over the continental US!"
Pros: "Friendly staff, great food.Overall good flight"
Cons: "Limited Space for Carry on luggage had to exit plane in order to check the bag in to cargo area. Confused as to why the crew chosen had no Spanish speaking attendants. We were going to panama there will more then 1 traveler that may not know how to speak English."
Cons: "I left New Jersey during snow storm. Flights had been cancelled on the previous days but our flight was not. It did not leave on time, had to switch planes before we actually took off. My luggage was lost. I did not make my connecting flight. Had sty over in Panama. Got to my destination a day late without my carry on ( checked at the gate...lost). Still have not located my other 2 bags. Very stressful expirence. Will not fly united again. Staff at my lay over was poorly trained at handling the situation and my luggage issue is taking a very long time to correct."
Cons: "Flight was canceled"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Worst airline I’ve taken in a while .. you can tel they want is $$. From charging to change seats. To have VERY LITTLE leg room (and I’m 5’2”). Charging for entertainment and the seats are uncomfortable. Crew seemed embarrassed. The crew was fine and did their job."
Cons: "bad web site lost luggage stolen items from luggage no option to wrap my luggage in plastic unfriendly staff late flight and take off"
Cons: "A 5+hr flight and a bag of pretzels for a snack? Cheap! Unfriendly staff at Panama airport"
Cons: "Windows were dirty and that's looking for something. Lol"
Cons: "Not enough time to get to my connecting flight. Landed at 9:40 in terminal C then had to run to terminal E for my 10:20 flight. Even if I ran as if I were in a marathon I had no chance in making my flight. Please don't advertise such a tight trip for purchase. Spent 5 hours at the airport waiting for the next flight. Lovely..."
Pros: "Arrived ahead of schedule"
Cons: "The cell phone plug did not work and was not easy to find. I didn’t like having Direct tv monitor on during the whole flight."
Pros: "Directv on board"
Cons: "No food. Delayed. Bad crew"
Pros: "Flight attendants and other crew work long, hard hours, and I appreciate them greatly, particularly those who have enough self-awareness to be honestly gracious and friendly (as opposed to plastic smiles). I did not get this young woman's name, unfortunately, but everything about her work was exemplary. Thanks!"
Cons: "Everything was just fine."
Cons: "The flight was canceled, terrible attention"
Pros: "See comments from the first flight"
Cons: "See comments from the first flight"
Cons: "My flights got changed and seat assignments changed so I did not get xtra leg room as I needed Also united did not know that I had a service dog even though I booked with that information"
Pros: "First rate service"
Cons: "I called about changing my travel dates to later dates and they wanted $200, each direction, to change them. That's more than it cost to buy the later tickets, outright. In other words, the message from United is: "How about we keep your money *and* we fly someone else in your seat (because we overbook)?". Okay... how about I never fly on your airline, again."
Pros: "Acommodating ground crew."
Pros: "Price was fair. Wait times weren't exceedingly long."
Cons: "Leg room was terrible, no working outlet, food options were garbage."
Pros: "Good attention"
Cons: "Food not Not any enterteinmet unless you pay"
Pros: "The timing"
Cons: "No food, no great entertainment,very tight space"
Pros: "The crew was Amazing!"
Cons: "It was hard to be on an international flight without any power options to charge or entertainment. It seems that a long flight out of the country should provide at least 1 amenity."
Cons: "I did not like that there was no food. Long flights are supposed to give some, at least a small sandwich."
Cons: "El peor servicio que he recibido"
Cons: "Missed connecting flight Bc it was delayed."
Pros: "The crew was great"
Cons: "Flight left late"
Pros: "I had an entire row to myself."
Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "The HI Ag questionnaire: why? what value?"
Pros: "Much better flight from HOU-PTY. Crew was more friendly. Option to qatch free movies on my personal device is great."
Cons: "4 hour flight and only a small pouch of savory snacks and some mints! Leg room is very limited."
Pros: "The crew was nice"
Cons: "We boarded then sat! There was too much fuel from the previous flight so we had to sit while they unloaded some."
Cons: "Flight 5022 was delayed 1 hr leaving SBP due to flight arriving late. Very little info was relayed by airline staff about the reason for or details of the delay. This delay caused me to miss my connection in SFO and be rebooked to a later flight, which was also delayed over an hour."
Cons: "I don't understand what the form is used for, based on the useless information it asks for. My flight was held from disembarking in order for the forms to be delivered upon landing, then distibuted to a plane full of.passengers pulling out carry-ons while asking to borrow ballpoint pens to fill out the forms before de-planing. I've been a Hawaii Island resident for 36 years and a State employee for 25 years. The effort required to input and process this data had better be rewarding for the state population and not another State 'make-work' chokehold on the travel industry. I realize the danger of invasive species in the state but does it really require a Completed form for Every passenger on Every flight to make a difference? Airline employees took their task Very seriously, BTW. Why?"
Pros: "It was indeed good experience."
Pros: "Airline personel were all very pleasant and eager to help, just not very effective"
Pros: "Nothing. The experience was terrible. 7 trips back and forth to SLO Irport to try to get home to Palm Springs. 3 days attempt. Cancelled and delayed."
Cons: "Didn't like anything."
Cons: "I am handicapped. Boarding agent abused me. Made me walk to plane on tarmac in stocking feet. Asked for wheel chair and was denied. Have congestive heart failure and could hardly make it on the plane. The man should be fired. Deputy sheriff with him was just as bad glad to go into more detail with someone. Will report united to govt. small Airport would not ever be reorder."
Cons: "II spent $502.20 on a flight that ended up a complete disaster, ultimately costing me even more money to fix. UA411 ORD -> LAX -> SBP ORD - LAX take of was delayed. After landing we sat on the tarmac without explanation for about an hour, which caused me to miss my connection to SBP. I ran the ridiculous gate change distance through the airport and arrived 1 minute prior to scheduled take-off and was not allowed to board. They left behind at least 8-9 passengers (that I saw) that were also delayed from the ORD-LAX flight – this is probably 1/3 of the flight. It's absurd. I then waited in the Customer Service line for 30 mins and was told I have to go online to request my flight credit for the flight I wasn't allowed to board. I was also told to request a credit for the rental car that I had to arrange last minute online. United did absolutely zero to assist. The next flight out wasn't until after 11am the next day, which caused me to miss a prepaid event, which was the entire reason for my trip. I had to drive over 3 hours in the middle of the night arriving 5am the next morning due to United Airlines' incompetence."
Cons: "paid entertainment"
Pros: "I liked the staff and comfort the most"
Cons: "I mean is not anybodys fault but its lame that now everything has to be paid, from entertainment to food and all of that!"
Cons: "It was very crowded"
Cons: "Was good"
Pros: "The food the free alcoholic drinks it was a short flight from Panama city to Quito but they gave you all the free drinks you wanted and a nice meal in like an hr flight, stewardesses were great as well top customer service, live copa, no entertainment but that's OK on a short flight"
Cons: "nothing, likes everything quick flight drinks pretty stewardesses, all my airline dreams fulfilled"
Pros: "Wonderful cabin crew"
Cons: "No entertainment unless you downloaded an app in advance, and then, for people who had, only over USA, and after you pay for united wifi. That's poor"
Cons: "The pilots were late which cost us our departure so that we ran into restrictions based on weather. Thus we missed our connection in Panama City. United should ensure pilots are on time."
Pros: "The flight was delayed due to fog in SFO. This apparently is something that happens often, and given that most people flying to SFO are trying to make connections it is very inconvenient."
Cons: "The flight was delayed due to fog in SFO. This apparently is something that happens often, and given that most people flying to SFO are trying to make connections it is very inconvenient."
Pros: "Worst flight ever. I wont bother letting you know how you ruined my day. Youre turning air travel a joke. The only thing mastered by you is security procedures. In the name of 20+ party we were, united is the worst ever and next time we will pay extra for a decent airline."
Pros: "great staff"
Pros: "The plane waited for all of the lint writing luggage to be delivered which was helpful for me because mine was part of that"
Cons: "Paying for entertainment on the tiny screen – this should always be free"
Pros: "I EVENTUALLY arrived at my destination."
Cons: "A whole series of delays that landed me at my final destination over 8 hours late! I lost my hotel booking and had to arrange for pick up well after midnight!! Miserable."
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