|October||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 14% drop in price.|
|August||Most popular time to fly with an average 14% increase in price.|
Average price of a round-trip
|$472||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
Good deal for a round-trip
Avianca, Volaris Costa Rica and Turkish Airlines have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from San Salvador El Salvador Intl to Washington. Confirm policies on booking site.
An average nonstop flight takes 4h 10m, covering a distance of 1906 miles.
There are 41 (nonstop) flights between San Salvador and Washington per week, averaging 5 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Spirit Airlines ($156), Multiple Airlines ($223) and Copa Airlines ($386).
Avianca (2 times daily) is the most frequent flyer on this route.
For San Salvador to Washington, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Sunday is the most expensive. Flying from Washington back to San Salvador, the best deals are generally found on Saturday, with Wednesday being the most expensive.
When flying out of San Salvador you will be using San Salvador El Salvador Intl, often referred to as San Salvador Airport. You will be landing at one of these airports: Washington Reagan-National or Washington Dulles Intl.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Only one crew member had common sense"
Cons: "Teach or show the crew member that they need to come up with solutions and not to say “there are rules on the plane that need to be follow”"
Pros: "4 hours short time."
Pros: "Online check-in, boading"
Cons: "Spend over an hour in the plane after landed. We weren’t even Offer water or nothing."
Pros: "I like how the Avianca was punctual in departing and arriving a little early on the round trip flight to El Salvador. The airline was clean and the seats were comfortable. I like direct flights and the flight attendants were attentive when passengers had any issues. The bathrooms were cleaned."
Cons: "There was not anything negative that I experienced on my recent flight to El Salvador."
Cons: "I find my luggage broken, I need my luggage replace. I was told at airport to file online I've been tryin to file a claim online on AVIANCA'S website but I was not able to find a link to follow a claim. Please help me. Thank you! Olga Noriega 202.409.4830"
Cons: "It was delayed 4 hours!!!"
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "An Other late departure and long waiting un the plane"
Pros: "The food was delicious"
Cons: "No comment I like everything"
Pros: "Great entertainment system at each seat."
Cons: "The person next to me on the flight took up more than one seat and the small seat in economy didn't leave me with a comfortable amount of space. On the long flight the crew only came by once to offer a beverage with the meal. They also only gave an extremely small cup of soda without even providing a full can. Myself and all those around me spent the flight thirsty."
Pros: "Staff and crew very nice and professional. Aircraft clean and apparently well-maintained."
Pros: "Todo estuvo muy bien lo recomiendo gracias"
Cons: "I was completely rerouted at the last minute to take 3 flights instead of just one and completely missed all of my other connections. Avianca forced to to travel for over 36 hours and continued to have all of my rerouted flights delayed. It was the worst travel experience of my life and i received no help or compensation for missing all of my other flights. All thy gave me was one stale muffin. I will never fly with this airline again."
Cons: "The food."
Pros: "I arrived to my destination safely."
Cons: "Sound didn’t work for the sreen in headrests on my whole row. Asked if they could reset, kept being told they would, but never did. Seats are extremely uncomfortable. Butt and back hurt. No good air circulation, especially if you sit by the window. The middle seat feels it more. Lack of caring from crew unless you spoke Spanish."
Pros: "Boarding and exiting were fast. They also let me take on a carry on that was far too big to be considered a carry on. Lots of overhead space. Oh and they give you a blanket and pillow to use during the flight."
Cons: "The service and entertainment wasn't as good traveling on this airline to the US as it was traveling from the US. Barely any entertainment besides fold down small TVs for every 4 rows. The app they tell you to download was useless on this flight too."
Cons: "There was a 7 hour delay for maintenance. A plane which was scheduled to depart 5 hours before ours going to the same location took off on time. Unacceptable."
Pros: "Quick boarding, friendly crew"
Cons: "No personal entertainment units."
Cons: "My flight landed at 2:00pm, and my connecting flight boards at 1:55pm. The gate was all the way on the side of the airport and I had to go through another security checkpoint and barely made my flight."
Pros: "It was ok"
Pros: "Good entertainment selection."
Cons: "We had a 6 hour delay after traveling all day and being up all night. The actual flight, when we finally got on, was packed and uncomfortable. Our seats didn't recline and were very uncomfortable."
Pros: "Fly on time. Good customer service on the plain."
Cons: "We were two, they gave us separate sits and they were vacant sits"
Pros: "In flight meals, entertainment system, and value!"
Pros: "Every flight you're on you get a snack or something to eat! Something as simple as that always brings me back!"
Cons: "Good service"
Pros: "I liked the way the crew treated the pasengers and helped them I wished every avianca crew was like this one"
Pros: "Yeah, I had no problems with Avianca"
Pros: "The flight departed on time, in-service food (not as expected flying economy), arrived on time to IAD. Overall: good."
Cons: "The food."
Cons: "They did not load my luggage in the airplane because there was not enough room. They promised to deliver it to my hotel at the night of the same day, but they did not. They gave me the same excuse, there was not enough room in the airplane, even though my luggage had a priority to be in the airplane. I had to discuss it with the call center stuff for a long time to make the arrangement to receive it as soon as possible. The call center stuff was not very helpful and just gave me a lot of unreasonable excuses. I am very disappointing with Avianca."
Pros: "Generous food and drinks. Smooth flight."
Pros: "The crew was so prifessional"
Cons: "Flight was almost an hour late, everyone lined up to board and they didn't boder to make any announcement or explanation. How rude!"
Pros: "Food & Beverage Crew Entertainment Options"
Cons: "Disorganized/Chaotic Boarding Process - the boarding area in San Salvador was boarding 2 flights at the same time. The seats in the plane were small (in economy). The fellow passengers were loud."
Pros: "The flight crew was very nice and the food was pretty good. I was surprised to get food at all considering one flight was just an hour."
Cons: "At the initiation of my trip, the flight had been over-sold. The check in agent tried to kick me from the flight even though I had bought my ticket over a month prior. She said that I had to check in online to ensure my seat, but I had never received any sort of email. Finally we called a manager over and I got my ticket. On the way back I tried to get on their site but was unable to. However, I had no issues with the return flight."
Pros: "Muy buen viaje algo amigable el personaal"
Cons: "La comida mala t el entretenimiento malo"
Pros: "They got us from here to there."
Cons: "Chaotic check-in, snobby flight attendants, food that tasted like dog food and spam combined, entertainment system kept losing sound in the middle of programming, same programming each way, not enough pillows and blankets to go around on overnight flight. One of the worst airlines we've ever flown."
Pros: "Buena atención"
Cons: "Asientos incomodos"
Pros: "Crew and service like always."
Cons: "TV didn't work so I just listened to music but the seat was comfortable. When seats are nott filled they, should offer to move people that look uncomfortable. The guy next to me was an even bigger guy than me and he looked cramped."
Cons: "Boarding process Meal"
Pros: "Food Crew Entertainment"
Pros: "I definitely will fly with Avianca again ."
Pros: "El servicio bueno. El personal muy amable"
Cons: "La comida, no estuvo muy buena."
Pros: "Flight in time."
Cons: "They told us that it was a full plane but it really wasn´t"
Pros: "Nothing. There is nothing to like about Avianca."
Cons: "The flight was overbooked as they always oversale all their flights. The people of the counter tried to blame it on my for not pre-booking online! I've traveled all over the world, and never heard an excuse as lame as the one provided by the Avianca staff. If i buy a ticket, they need to provide the service, and not condition it to the online pre booking process. A lousy experience, looking forward to never use Avianca again."
Cons: "Unfriendly crew staff."
Pros: "La comida muy mala"
Pros: "I have traveled on other air lines. This is by far the best. Second best=Delta"
Pros: "Comfort plus is a nice upgrade"
Cons: "Having a clear gate to take advantage of being early."
Pros: "Crew was nice and friendly"
Cons: "The economy seats in an A321 are uncomfortable and there is very limited legroom."
Cons: "I had a flight with a connection starting at 6 PM on a Monday. At 5 AM the day of the flight I received notification that the first flight would be delayed, making connection impossible, I was prompted to select another flight to arrive to my destination. I chose a flight with a connection staring at 7 PM. Upon getting on the first flight we began to prepare for takeoff. After about 30 minutes the pilot notified us that we would be delayed 40 minutes because we had nowhere to land at my connection airport. I realized at that point that I would possibly miss my connection, which was scheduled at 10:20 PM. However, I did arrive at the connection airport around 9:40 PM which would have given just enough time to arrive at the connection gate. Unfortunately, upon arrival to the connection airport the pilot informed us that we would have no gate to de-board the plane. The pilot stated that all connections "were aware of our delay" and gave us the gates for each connection. I got off the plane at 10:15 PM and ran to my connection gate arriving exactly at 10:20. The gate attendants informed me that my flight had left, my bags were on the way to my destination city and that I would need to spend the night in the connection city. The attendants, appeared disinterested and impolite but upon prompting provided us with a hotel voucher for the night. The next day we arrived at the airport 2 hours before boarding and waited at the gate. When it was near the time for departure we were informed that the plane had been downgraded and requests were made for some to give up their seats for a later flight or check carryon bags to make room for other passengers. While some lined up to give up their seats and bags, those who chose to remain on the original flight were forced to wait before boarding the plane. We were then told that we would have to wait until the pilot and crew arrived before boarding. Scheduled departure time was 5:46 PM but the time got pushed back until we boarded around 6:30, departure was rescheduled to 6:50 PM. We boarded the plane and waited for departure but a few minutes later the pilot informed us that "he just got here" and that there were mechanical problems that would cause further delay. After an hour we were informed that the plane was not able to fly and instructed to go to another gate for another plane. Departure time got rescheduled to 8:30 PM. The plane departed after 9 PM and arrived at 10:30 PM for a 5:46 PM scheduled departure."
Pros: "Missed connecting flight because of late plane."
Cons: "To be in the plane instead of being placed on standby."
Cons: "we boarded on time and were on tarmac for over an hour and a half with no explanation, no beverages."
Pros: "The Delta staffed were friendly and greeted me with a smile."
Cons: "The temperature on the plane kept going in and out. It was warm most of the trip. The lady that was sitting in front of me talked on her phone until the plane went up in the sky. She would hide it when the flight attended passed by."
Pros: "Crew ok ... not engaging"
Cons: "Terrible flight experience from delta"
Cons: "The DCA airport was having some problem. 1.5 hours late. Not very good."
Pros: "I like having the adjustable head rests."
Cons: "There was no window in the back row of seats, which was claustrophobic. The seat rows are too close together, that it was hard to focus on the movie on the seatback in front of me. My seat didn't recline at all."
Pros: "Reliable Airline - on time - kept up to date on flight timing - Great crews."
Cons: "Good stuff."
Pros: "No delays. Easy boarding."
Pros: "Internet access. Waiting area at JFK with charging stations for every seat and a tablet to order food & drink."
Pros: "Customer service on the phone."
Cons: "Delays all day on delta. On my way out and on the return flight."
Cons: "Flight was delayed by an hour. No explanation given"
Pros: "On time boarding. Good entertainment options, friendly staff"
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "AC was not working properly and it was very hot and miserable trip"
Pros: "Easy boarding, not a full flight, had plenty of room to stretch out, friendly flight crew, extra snacks!"
Cons: "Not much to say I didn't like, few problems with in-flight WiFi but otherwise good."
Cons: "Being late"
Cons: "Flight attendant took my complimentary new order but then forgot to bring me the food."
Pros: "Hartsfield rental car train broke so it made me miss my original flight to DCA. Delta ticket agents rebooked me w/no problem and could not have been nicer or more professional. Thank you Delta, you are my hero! Hartsfield Airport, not so much."
Pros: "Delta captain was very personable, kept us up to date when a slight delay was necessary."
Cons: "It took over 20 minutes to check our bags. Given that we paid $150 to "upgrade" to Economy Comfort for a ONE HOUR flight, it would have been nice if DAL enabled us to check in with Sky Priority."
Pros: "Service of all the flight staff, smooth flight, and early arrival. Staff was very courteous and helpful"
Cons: "Nothing really. It was an uneventful flight with good service"
Pros: "The comfort and attention on the part of the cabin crew of the flight was quite good."
Cons: "What I did not like was the process to go to the assigned air terminal in El Salvador, the process was slow and we took the flight at the end of the last one. The same was the process from Los Angeles to Seattle that was our scale. Process too long and go back through security, the boarding gate was almost closed. I think that for these cases they should leave more time for the stopovers that come from international flights. For my part I did not choose this option, since I was traveling with a person with mobility problems and separated the group for admission to the process of entering the USA."
Pros: "The plane was really nice, food was good. I had a pleasant time."
Pros: "I really enjoyed the just a little bit larger seats, extra leg room, and the ability to watch a movie on a screen that wasn't my iphone 6 screen."
Cons: "It would be nice to have gluten-free snack options on the flight, since I have to be gluten-free."
Cons: "The plane was late to JFK and then we had to wait for them to deboard and prepare for us to get one. Now we are in DCA and we can’t even get to our gate for another 10 mins"
Pros: "Allowed Pre boarding of infant (which American no longer does), complimentary food, entertainment on domestic flight, and friendly staff. Delta is upping the game!"
Cons: "Flight was late by almost 2 hours!!!"
Pros: "The flight was uneventful and although we took off late, we arrived on-time."
Cons: "The rows of seats are so tight that when the big guy in the seat in front of me leaned back (not even putting his seat back) his seat banged into my knees. A combination of cheap seats and too many seats. Made for a very uncomfortable flight."
Cons: "No entertainment. Wifi didn't work."
Cons: "no access to sky club"
Pros: "Good food and entertainment choices on board. Little to no feedback from captain regarding inflight turbulence."
Cons: "Getting through security at the LAX Delta Terminal 2 was chaotic and the slowest I have ever encountered. There were two lines which moved at very different speeds. My husband got through his line 15min before I was finished in the other line. One line required iPads to be other, the other didn't. Something was seriously wrong with how things were being handled. Bathrooms onboard were a pigstie."
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "left on time - landed early. Gate checked my luggage for me."
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "The cost of the ticket"
Pros: "As the flight was over two hours late and a runway at JFK was shut down I opted for a full refund from Delta as I would have been at my destination less than 24 hours. Kayak & Delta was good keeping me informed of changes including the 5 gate changes"
Cons: "Flight delayed due to weather and mechanical.. nightmare! Still not sure when I'll get to DCA . I was suppose to get in at 9:30 pm. Flight from atlanta won't leave until 10:20 pm."
Cons: "Employees at the Atlanta airport have a SERIOUS chip on their shoulders. Just when you thought seats couldn't get any smaller or closer together. Paid for priority boarding but the boarding pass still said zone 3. Employees could care less."
Cons: "Cancelled my flight then re-booked me for the next day; was able to then find a flight same day but 7 hours later. That then was delayed another 4 hours and I had to buy a rental car to drive home instead. Thus far they have been unresponsive in getting me a refund for my travel. Don't fly Delta."
Pros: "I was delayed coming from an international flight and was so thankful for the help from delta at the counter and at the gate. I did lose my bag but that was my fault in the confusion of jfk. I got my bag in 2 days."
Cons: "When i got my bag back the handle wouldn't go down fully. Baggage handlers must've mishandled it and bent something."
Pros: "On time...great service!"
Cons: "Seats were a bit narrow."
Cons: "Too many boarding calls for different levels of service."
Pros: "delayed. equipment failure."
Pros: "Timely departure."
Cons: "My daughter was traveling alone (as a college freshman) for the second time and her bag was overweight. The counter agent was impatient with her and made her feel embarrassed"
Pros: "The Delta staff at the Marine terminal at La Guardia were fantastic and saved the staff that re-issued tickets at JFK."
Cons: "5 minutes until boarding at JFK we were told to transfer gates; upon arriving by shuttle to the new gate, passengers were informed the aircraft was downsized and 20 people needed to be bumped. I volunteered since I had a flexible schedule so Delta re-issued me a ticket at 9am JFK for a 10am flight out of La Guardia. I trusted them I'd make it in time and they said they called taxis for us so we left to go catch them. Actually, no taxis were to be found so we had to call our own and were significantly delayed. I was in the first group of 5 people to be re-issued and arrive at La Guardia. Everyone else bolted but my new boarding pass didn't work and they actually didn't properly re-issue my ticket as I had been booked as leg 3 of my international flight from Malaysia. After they called three different departments including China they were able to print my ticket at 9:54am so I sprinted through the security and to my gate and was able to somehow make the flight as they were closing the door. However probably 14 or so of the original bumped passengers definitely didn't make it."
Pros: "plane left on time"
Cons: "seats were too close, luggage was delayed,"
Cons: "The stewards crew was very very very rude. The airplane looked like its going to come apart any minute. We could actually see rust in the wings of the airplane. I think the plane should be retired, for the sake of the flyers!!!!"
Pros: "KLM its great!!!"
Pros: "Friendly crew."
Cons: "Initially separated from my minor child and had to change seats. Also, my tweezers were taken away."
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: "comfortable seats with good leg room, very good food provided."
Cons: "additional xray at gate and requirement to leave all water bottle behind."
Cons: "Not enough leg room."
Pros: "On-time departure and arrival Friendly and courteous staff"
Cons: "Old Plane No USB charging connectors"
Cons: "My mom had wheelchair service and the person who take care of the put her on lines fir two hours and she missed the flight connection. Even do she showed him several times the boarding pass fir the next flight. And then set her on the wrong area."
Pros: "Breakfast was actually good for airline food. Boarding was way late. The security in panama made everyone throw out water so I wasted $4. They also were not thorough at all and abandoned the metal detector at one point."
Pros: "Food service and flights attendant re pass for drinks."
Pros: "Service is good and food is fine"
Cons: "Not happy with the lack of tv screens and movies."
Pros: "All of my flights were on time. Flight staff and gate attendants were curteous. Planes were clean and service on the plane was wonderful."
Pros: "The only good thing was boarding"
Cons: "Well i would think it would be a better expiernce cuz I've heard that copa was a good airline and their service was excelent but i was wrong the food was dry and the people were rude the entertainment was a joke. The music would play the same song's over and over."
Cons: "There needs to be some snack options in business class after the light meal."
Pros: "The flight attendants were super nice, and caring, they brought me a new pair of headsets when the original one broke."
Cons: "Most airlines allow a business class passenger to take one guest into the lounge: Copa does not. Worse, the check-in staff at Panama said that it did, but on arrival at the lounge, the staff there said it did not. Awkward and embarrassing. No inflight refreshments, etc. apart from the hot breakfast."
Pros: "I have flown with COPA for years and they never fail to impress me. Food is great for what it is (aircraft food) one of the best I have ever had. flight is pleasant and smooth most of the time. always super helpful and make it a seamless experience"
Pros: "The crew was extremely friendly, one of the friendlier crews I've flown with lately. Lots of leg room"
Cons: "Planes are old and outdated, no entertainment for medium/longer-haul flights"
Pros: "Very little"
Cons: "The cre in charge if business classs was incredibly unfriendly and rude. His name is Rocardo and he should not be a business class crew. He was slow, uninterested, forgetful and at times rude. Cops needs to step up its service"
Pros: "Loved the friendliness, service and helpfulness. Food and drinks on flights were great."
Cons: "Additional security check at the gate in Panama is not run very professionally or securely and is a hassle."
Pros: "Good food and movies. Great staff. On time and plenty of room in seating."
Pros: "Loved the FREE on-demand movies!"
Cons: "Boarding was slow. Aircraft was dated. Was seated in a row with two children who cried intermittently the entire flight. No individual entertainment device, and volume control to watch single in-flight movie was broken, resulting in blaringly loud sound that meant I couldn't even watch the movie had I wanted to."
Pros: "La tripulación es muy amable"
Pros: "Polite and nice crew On-time flights Acceptable food"
Cons: "No seat-back TV Small leg space The seats in the front row of Exit doors do not recline"
Cons: "Too hot in cabin and crowded hot gate."
Pros: "Service was good loved feeling special"
Pros: "Did not make flight, overbooked"
Cons: "Seats did not recline. There was no notification of this when selecting seats."
Pros: "Boarding was done on time."
Cons: "Food is horrible, and the crew could be a little bit nicer."
Cons: "We were faced with many difficulties throughout the process including delays at every stage (plane boarding, takeoff, bus shuttles, etc.) of four different flights. The flight to Panama City was a significantly more enjoyable experience, but the return trip was absolutely miserable. After being boarded, we waited on the runway with no explanation for over a half hour. Then the flight staff came through with a very mediocre dinner and drink; however, they never came back for anything else until the customs form, and any attempts to flag them down were fruitless. When I finally got their attention, I requested water, and never received it. It was an incredibly frustrating and thirsty experience."
Pros: "All the standard Star Alliance greatness."
Cons: "On my return flight we were searched again in Panama City for our connection to the US, and any liquids (even though they were purchased after security screening) were thrown in the trash. I don't actually know if this is a Copa policy, or a Panamanian airport security policy, but it makes NO SENSE! All liquids sold past security have been screened. There is no reason to toss out my bottle of water that I over-paid for in the little airport convenience store."
Pros: "everything was great."
Cons: "the AC on the Guatemalan Airport"
Pros: "Conection was good , hour wait was ok"
Cons: "Nothing bad to said"
Pros: "The movies and the crew were very friendly."
Cons: "The waiting on the departure of the plane"
Cons: "Took off an hour late for no reason. Just sat on the runway watching planes take off. Made us not arrive back in DC until after 2am."
Pros: "Love it great service great flight"
Cons: "Security at the gate was an annoyance. We could not bring on drinks we had previously purchased after clearing security. We could not figure out how to transport liquor we would have liked to have purchased at Lima duty free shop through Panama and on to US. Prefer when individual TV sets are available. The meal was light, could have been more substantial."
Cons: "The cabin was too cold.....and we had at least three different departure gates"
Pros: "Food was provided."
Cons: "Took off late."
Pros: "The price of the flight was good, although I had to go to Panama but I know this is Avianca's fault and their monopoly in Central America."
Cons: "Coming back from Guatemala, we had a stop in Costa Rica, which was longer than they said. They mentioned 15 minutes but was more than 30 minutes. I think they just should be honest, then the passengers would not complain. If they had to drop off passengers and get another group in, it was obvious that would take more than 15 minutes."
Cons: "The fact that we were delayed for 2.5 hrs. But that was the act of God."
Pros: "I was pleased with everything"
Cons: "Everything was good!"
Cons: "Boarding at Panama was a mess. Completely disorganized chaos. So bad on the other end there were immigration people screaming at the crew "Copa - help your passengers a little"."
Cons: "This was fine because it was a United flight"
Pros: "No turbulence, on time, empty middle seat, two good free movies, good free lunch - after fifty years, the perfect flight!!"
Cons: "Had to have a second security check near gate and then no access to water fountains or bathrooms - fortunately did not need either"
Cons: "The Service was horrible! The crew doesn't have manners ! They need to be trained on customer service at list ones!"
Cons: "Food could be better."
Pros: "Only the speed of the flight. The seat was terrible! No pitch, no room, squeezed in like sardines. The crew spent most of their time hawking BA products. Embarrassing."
Cons: "More room! It was excruciating, and I am not a large person. The boarding process was chaotic and confused. Took a very long time. The only good part of the flight was that the pilot provided a smooth and quick (thankfully, because the rest was pretty miserable) time in the air. BA has become worse than Ryanair."
Pros: "The sit"
Pros: "Check In went fast, getting through security was also fast. The price was excellent."
Cons: "Small seat, did not recline fully but it was an economy ticket."
Pros: "Quick flight."
Pros: "On time depature"
Cons: "Little amount of snacks available Small quantity of food for the meal"
Pros: "Great service Yummy meals Free movies to watch Comfortable seats with use of pillow and blanket"
Pros: "Plane was new and very comfortable. Smooth flight"
Cons: "Flight attendants had to serve food/drinks, which they did the entire flight (literally, drink service took 2 hours). People got drunk and super loud. We were late leaving London which isn’t an issue except the people at the BA desk were the least helpful. We found out more from the pilots than anyone in the airport."
Cons: "Wasn’t aware of the baggage fee"
Pros: "Clean aircraft, pleasant cabin crew."
Cons: "Flight was delayed. They were aware that many of us had a connecting flight with not much time to get through passport control and to the gate. The crew should have let us off the plane first... we were sitting near the rear and only just made our flight"
Pros: "Entertainment and food"
Cons: "Boarding was slow, and disorganized."
Cons: "I can't remember a more cramped and uncomfortable flight. Missed connection on way Paris and we arrived 6 hours late. It took British airways 3 days to get our lost luggage to us. Delayed on way back, adding 4 hours to our trip because the first plane was not "serviceable" and they had to get a replacement. They arbitrarily decide who has to much carry on luggage and force you to check it last minute at the gate while letting others with same size bags take them on the plane. Certainly no better than bargain flights and possibly worse. Why pay extra? No more British Airways for us."
Cons: "Received a text telling me the flight was cancelled. Had no"
Pros: "The power plug points in Premium Economy."
Cons: "Rude staff and service. Limited service for food. if you compare British Airways with other European airlines like SAS, Swiss, and Lufthansa; British has fallen far behind in quality and service."
Pros: "It was just ok."
Cons: "Nothing was complimentary."
Pros: "Wonderful flight attendants , smooth flight with excellent food , refreshments and entertainment. Thank you so very much Keep up this excellent service"
Pros: "exit row seating was very nice, good service and decent food."
Cons: "entertainment screens were small and did not work for the majority of the flight"
Pros: "Behavior of board personnel"
Pros: "Excellent crew"
Pros: "Finally getting to my destination 3 hours late."
Cons: "Issues with check-in, flight delayed multiple times, gate changes multiple times, non communication from attendants."
Pros: "Nice flight, great service."
Cons: "No complaints."
Pros: "Smooth flight"
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "Entertainment was excellent, great selection of movies, great dinner but instead of breakfast they gave chips and cookies- not happy about it. Boarding was very quick and easy, crew members were friendly"
Cons: "Was very disappointed with online checking, it didn't let me do checking in online and for that reason I could not select my preferwd seat. When I arrived to the airport for checking in they told me the plane was full and my preferred seat is not available, dissappointed in British airway, also the seats are so close together no space to move my legs and am barely 5 feet tall. Would not fly with this airline anymore"
Pros: "Leg room; aisle seat. Pleasant crew."
Cons: "Only "tap" water was available at no additional charge for a 2.5 hour flight. (Imho, this a penny-wise-but-pound-foolish offering, as it leaves an acutely negative impression of BA with the customer.) Even when I tried to buy a diet soft drink, non were available. Also, delayed flight -- a moderate inconvenience and, alas, all too frequent occurrence."
Cons: "Sorry I can’t give you feed back, because I missed flight due to my own fault!"
Pros: "Great crew, pleasant flight"
Cons: "Asked for water when they were selling beverages, and was told sharply "not yet". Flight attendants did not make eye contact and never return for us or other passengers around us."
Cons: "food was not good."
Pros: "The plane was comfortable and clean, and there was enough legroom for me even in economy. The flight attendants were friendly and meal services were well timed. For a 10+ hour flight, this was about as comfortable as it could be."
Cons: "My baggage was lost. This is ridiculous."
Cons: "Boarding process was confusing because it started so early 50+ minutes prior, but our boarding passes said otherwise, 30 minutes prior."
Cons: "Why can't Germany load planes from concourse ramps instead of busing and so many stairs. Frankfurt airport is so poorly designed and how much of my ticket is for buses and bus drivers, etc."
Cons: "air stewardess was very rude unecessarily"
Pros: "Connection desk and gate attendance were the only people who tried to help fix the mistakes made by the people in madrid. Global access allowed to quicken our time spent going home after the mets that was our flight home."
Cons: "the attendant at the connection desk did not understand why we had not been given boarding passes or allowed to check in to our flights in madrid. the gate attendants did not understand that even though we were numbers 72 and 73 person processed we were not allowed to check in, receive boarding passes or allowed to sit next to my sister who's reservation was connected to mine"
Pros: "Staff were professional and polite"
Pros: "the crew was grate, brakfest was good ."
Pros: "The seat I had was good"
Cons: "No food, no drinks. They asked me to pay even for water. After a very long trans Atlantic flight, this being a connecting flight after a long a tired 11 hours layover in London. It is an embarrassing how the airline cares (or doesn't care) who travels with them, where the people are coming from so they can understand their needs. I don't think it would had make a difference to the airline if they would acknowledge connecting passengers and eventually try to make their experience a little easier. But asking for a glass of water and not getting any is an embarrassing experience for this airline. I will never fly with British if I can."
Pros: "Kind and helpful staff, clean plane, generous food and drink service"
Cons: "Very cramped and thin seats, and rather hot temp in the cabin"
Pros: "Nice staff, easy to board."
Cons: "I was sitting in business class and the crew ignored the passengers for most of the flight. They sounded like they were having a party in the galley."
Cons: "Even relative to other economy trans-Atlantic flights, the seats on this old plane were way too close together."
Pros: "Food was ok - rest was terrible."
Cons: "Boarding was troublesome due to the fact the person made an error and changed my seat that I had already reserved. I noticed this while walking to the gate and then informed the person at the desk. After some time they determined the error happened at check in and she then returned me to the original booked seat. While in the flight, the lady behind me kept kicking my seat and complaining that I should not have the seat leaning back. Of course this is a fully acceptable function of flying in that the seat can be tilted back when not having food - the crew did not help at all and I was forced to fly the whole time with soon being rude behind me."
Pros: "The crew were ok, nothing really to comment on bad or good."
Cons: "The boarding area was just a corridor. The seats are cramped and uncomfortable. At check in there were not nearly enough staff to handle the volume of customers checking in."
Pros: "Not much."
Cons: "The replacement plane was very old. The entertainment screen was actually smaller than my phone, with just 4 low definition movie selections that started at preset times. My phone had 45 HD movies that started whenever I wanted them to. Toilets were dirty and in poor condition."
Pros: "New plane is shiny; entertainment system is an upgrade."
Cons: "No bathroom in Economy Plus; the 2-3-2 seating arrangement in E+ is a downgrade from the 2-2-2 of the 767; the windows that don't seem to fully block the sun."
Pros: "The crew and the flight went smooth"
Cons: "The food was terrible... My foodt from london to houston was also terrible."
Cons: "The plane was parked not at the terminal, but far away. The one hour delay occurs because of 300 passenger transportation from and to the plane. This delay could be avoided if terminal services were more responsible. I always thought that the United provides the worst food in economy class. It appeared that BA food is even worse. The entertainment software was obsolete and delivered an image of a very bad quality."
Cons: "This flight was operated by American Airlines. The Contour of the seat back is very uncomfortable. I find this on all American Airline planes. Food was ok, prepared well but lacked flavor."
Cons: "Even though we had assigned seats we did not get them. Flight was late to depart and really close to lose our connection flight, which for a flight that is less than 1hr you are hoping that should never happen."
Pros: "Our flight was delayed over an hour because of some weather and struggling trouble, but the service was excellent, with members of the land crew explaining what was happening at the gate and giving frequent updates, and the pilot was very patient in explaining everything once we were boarded, and we still managed to get to Heathrow on time!"
Pros: "Flight was comfortable and crew was very helpful!"
Cons: "Be on time!"
Cons: "Our flight was overbooked and we were moved to a later flight causing a 7 hour layover and arrived at 2am the following morning."
Cons: "Baggage lost."
Cons: "I'm a tall person and there wasn't an option to get a seat with any extra leg room. Additionally, the gate staff were not helpful or informative about the flight and rushed when it was time to board."
Pros: "The free entertainment."
Cons: "Everything was great."
Pros: "Ease of boarding with the group numbers"
Cons: "The captain had the crew return to their seats during drink service due to turbulence. Despite the fact that there was 2 and half hours remaining in the flight and the turbulence was gone, they never returned to complete the drink service."
Pros: "Very courteous crew.pilot was amazing!! Landed in tough wind"
Cons: "Never knew flying domestically with a company named American would be so impossible. A true joke. Never had such difficulties traveling about. Super unsatisfiee and will not be traveling with them again. I urge everyone considering to purchase other airlines as well."
Pros: "The flight attendant was super super nice and helpful"
Cons: "Had to rush to catch this connecting flight. At boarding time, which we just made, the previous flight had just landed and people starting to deplane. All we would have wanted was an accurate announcement versus an unfriendly feeling from the gate agent"
Cons: "I hate American airlines. It is the WORST. We were held for almost 4 hours waiting for "maintenance call" then flight was cancelled. THEN it took two full hours to get back checked bags. By ths point it was 5 pm, had been at airport since 8:30 -- no food offered, no apologies, not even a glass of water. Of course, no flights back to US so I was stuck an extra day, completely messed up school and work. I THOUGHT I was booking with Iberia but it was a code share. I WILL NEVER fly American Airlines again!"
Cons: "The flight was cancelled. I didn't receive a refund or free hotel accommodations. I've been on flights in Africa where free hotel accommodations were standard for a layover over 3 hours. A little embarrassing that an airline in America can't afford a hotel for people stranded in a city overnight."
Cons: "We were rushed onto the plane to sit on the tarmac. After waiting to take off for 45 minutes, we were told that our route had been closed and they were looking into other options. This was a flight from NYC to DC, route is closed? Once we finally got into the air, all was good."
Cons: "ATC delay on take off and then a 10 min wait for a gate a DCA. Just disappointing in adding delays."
Pros: "Pulled from get on time. Short hold on runway. Easy landing."
Cons: "Still arriving in Washington where we have no gate. Being on time stinks because you still sit on runway. AT the destination. I would focus on quicker turn around and less accommodation of highly variable flight times in tight NE corridor"
Cons: "We sat on the tarmac after landing for 40+ minutes."
Cons: "They could've fed us or least gave us more drinks when we were rerouted and stick in the Norfolk airport for hours."
Cons: "Plane from BDL was delayed which led do a missed connection in DCA. Rebooked on the 335 pm flight which is 3 hours later than my original arrival time. Very inconvenient for me as I had previous plans."
Pros: "Good view"
Cons: "Breakfast does not have good things to eat. Too cheap ones.."
Cons: "When the pilot took off at LGA he said "everyone here is trying to take off at the same time" so we'd be delayed by 30 min. Not once was there a mention of any other reason. By the time we got to DC I had JUST missed my connecting flight. It was listed nowhere on the departures screen and I realized I had to take an outdoor bus to the other half of the "c" terminal which was very confusing. I got there and had missed the connecting flight and stand in line for 20 min for someone to tell me that I would be stuck in DC overnight. At this point rain had started pouring and they told me that because my mishap was due to weather they would provide no meal or hotel voucher. Weather was not the issue and I was stuck in DC overnight by myself and not compensated for hotels or meals."
Pros: "The crew was good."
Cons: "Washington airport grounded our flight for no apparent reason while we were on the runway in Indy about to take off, then didn't tell us when we could expect the delay to end."
Pros: "Everythingit was good"
Cons: "$75 to pay to change the time of flight, is a lot of money for a person who has roundtrip tickets on the same da"
Pros: "Easy boarding, good leg room, clean, on time (actually left 2 min early)"
Cons: "Only gave out water more than halfway through the flight. Flight attendants seemed unhappy to be there and i was afraid to ask them for anything. My bag was force checked even though it would have fit in the overhead."
Pros: "Average flight nothing exceptional or poor."
Cons: "Orlando airport and security checkin was horrific. The most disorganized I've ever experienced. Horrific!!!"
Pros: "Arriving at destination"
Cons: "The airlines have made the aisles and seats so narrow their is no comfort or personal space. Reminds me of the trailers packed with pigs headed to slaughtered. Except we pay. And when fuel prices fell out tickets did not. TSA lines taking two hours due to total incompetency of the Fed government."
Pros: "The flight attendant for our section was very friendly and attentive to everyone."
Cons: "Drink service was delayed and cups were a little light..."
Pros: "Fast, fast flight that even arrived early. Crew gracious and helpful. The fare was cheaper than Amtrak."
Cons: "USB port at my seat didn't work, no inflight entertainment screen because I was on an older plane. But for such a brief flight, that's not much to complain about."
Cons: "Just wish they had electricity to charge gadgets on the flight (even Megabus has that these days!)"
Cons: "Delayed by approximately 1.5 hours"
Pros: "The fact that I got home"
Cons: "AA first delayed the flight, then delayed it again, then cancelled it. While their automatic message said they would reschedule my trip and call me with the new information, having relied on this before only to receive a recorded message two hours later saying they could not reschedule and asking me to call them, I called them right away - only to spend 90 minutes on hold. Then the AA agent tried to book me on two flights that ultimately did not have seats. Finally she booked me on a flight that was 24 hours later--and when I got to the airport, I had to spend another 20 minutes at the counter because, according the counter person, the AA agent did not get the details right. AA cancelled my flight and yet all other airlines kept flying. This is the third time I have flown AA and the third time that they have cancelled my flight and delayed my trip home by 24 hours or more. I've lost three days of vacation due to AA. I will not fly them any more."
Pros: "Great crew!!"
Cons: "There was no food onboard. Entertainment was of the overhead variety."
Cons: "Seats are terrible."
Pros: "Newer equipment"
Cons: "Laughably long line for bathroom, zero legroom"
Cons: "They cancelled our flight three times and would not try to give us a direct flight. We ended up booking a whole new flight with Jet Blue!!!"
Pros: "A newer plane."
Cons: "Flight was delayed for more than 40 mins."
Pros: "Plane took off and landed at the exact time Seats plenty a room ."
Cons: "Plane was late arriving then they took forever to board. Once in board we find out that they can't take off because they need to fix the "entertainment system" but apparently they sent the wrong technician who didn't know how to fix it and had to wait for the right one. I'm not even sure what had to be fixed since there wasn't even any entertainment offered after they fixed it. Once we arrived there were about 100 bags sitting in the bag claim and an equal number of people standing around waiting for bags. None of which was associated with our flight. Then it took forever to get the luggage out for our flight."
Cons: "My first flight was cancelled on Sunday. I was rebooked for Tuesday morning, and then thay flight was cancelled too. I was told there were no more flights to DC until Saturday, which was totally unacceptable for me. I got on standby to a flight to Philadelphia but had to rent a $220 rental car in order to get home at a reasonable time."
Pros: "The flight was pretty standard. No food, of course, and kind of subpar entertainment. But, the crew was fine and boarding was fine."
Cons: "We circled for awhile, not American's fault, but it didn't make for a more pleasant flight especially in the cramped seats that American's planes have."
Pros: "Seat was comfortable and crew were friendly. Flying experience was OK."
Cons: "Status was not recognized - as an EXP traveling in Economy, no snack provided. Agent at Admirals Club in Chicago wasn't aware that transcon flight I had later in the day provided for lounge access."
Pros: "Quick and efficient boarding. Would've liked to picked my seat beforehand"
Cons: "7 hours late departure for the flight to be diverted to another airport. To get home I had to drive two hours from the diverted airport to DCA where I was headed. Along the way the crew was great, but American is run by someone who does not care about customer service. I won't be flying with American anymore."
Pros: "2 hour flight and a 3 hour layover was ok break in-between flights chance to get food."
Pros: "It was actually to Philly, because AA cancelled my original connecting flight out of DC."
Cons: "On the flight back home, AA cancelled my connecting flight, and did not bother to notify me, even though I have my account set up for them to notify me of flight changes. If not for the Kayak app on my phone, I would have flown to an airport where I may well have been stranded for hours, if not the following day, for a flight that no longer existed, since I had already checked-in on-line and would have gone directly to my first flight. Thanks to flight status monitoring by Kayak, I got an email from Kayak telling me that the flight was cancelled before I left for the airport so that I could go to an AA desk. They were particularly unhelpful and uninformed, and it was only sheer luck that I was able to get on the first flight I was on stand-by. I know this sounds like a commercial, but put the Kayak app on your smartphone and don't travel without it. AA will quite happily leave you stranded without it!"
Cons: "Now that American has completed their takeover of US Air, they have downgraded the planes on the CHS/DCA route to crappy little Canadair regional jets. Boarding/disembarking at DCA is via bus at the dreaded cattlecar gate 35X. What was a pleasant flight experience on US Air is now something to dread. Fortunately, Jet Blue also flies this route with full size planes and boarding gates."
Pros: "The flight itself was uneventful, but I was extremely dissatisfied having to reschedule 2 flights on very short notice"
Cons: "I had a 3 leg trip: Seattle to NY to DC to Seattle. First my early morning non-stop flight from Seattle to NY was cancelled around 5 PM the previous day. I was able to get on another flight with one stop and was stuck in middle seats for both flights - although I had paid for a premium seat on the nonstop flight that was cancelled. Then I got notified around noon that my 5:15 PM flight from NY to DC that day was cancelled. American left me a voice mail that they had automatically rebooked me for the following day without checking to see if that worked for me - despite that fact that they had other same day flights available! I was able to rearrange my schedule and get on an earlier flight - but was extremely unhappy with the short notice, and their assumption that I would be fine getting in the next day!"
Pros: "I arrived safely. No ill-behaved passengers."
Cons: "Cannot get seat assignments on line. "Sorry!" says the message. Late take-off from BDL. Gate attendant doesn't like answering questions and could be friendlier. Having to check roller planeside. Would prefer a larger plane. Plane could have been cleaner. Delay at DCA while waiting for jetway. Couldn't robots move the jetways to the planes?"
Cons: "Overall the flight was great. I was carrying a suit in a hanging bag and asked the flight attendant in first class if there was a place I could hang it. She politely offered to hang it behind the last row of first class since none were in use. When getting off the plane, I grabbed my bag as I walked off and the other flight attendant said "you can't put your bag there, it isn't for you" to which I replied that I was told I could use the hanger. She then said "well you shouldn't have been given permission, and don't do it again, it isn't for you." The tone was a bit rude, and maybe the consistency should be reviewed."
Pros: "I didn't fly American to Melbourne. I flew American to LA then flew Qantas to Melbourne. I would never fly and American owned are line to Australia again. They are just not as good at it as Qantas"
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