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SEA — South America
Sep 10 — Sep 171
Round-trip
1 adult
Economy
0 bags
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Sat 9/10
Sat 9/17

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Low season

January

High season

June

Cheapest flight

$201

Average price round-trip

$1,362

Good deal round-trip

$518

Good deal one-way

$324
Best time to beat the crowds with an average 4% drop in price.
Most popular time to fly with an average 12% increase in price.
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  • High season is considered to be June and July. The cheapest month to fly to South America is February.
  • Morning departure is around 7% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
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Top 5 airlines serving Seattle/Tacoma Intl to South America

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7.9
AviancaOverall score based on 13728 reviews
8.0Boarding
8.0Comfort
8.2Crew
7.8Entertainment
7.4Food
Airline reviews
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Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "they cancelled me because of overbooking... after 10 years as an Avianca flyer... no more.. bad food.. delays.. has turned to a gargbage hauler airline... I am a Lifemiles member and was treated like I was doing them a favor... now never again"
Cons: "The food was really small and the crew, in general, lazy."
Pros: "The wide selection of tv series and movies was excellent."
Pros: "Honestly the was the worst flight experience"
Cons: "Both flights where delayed. Nothing given back or offered to us for this. I had to cancel clients and loosing money"
Pros: "Flight delayed"
Cons: "Nothing everything was ok"
Pros: "Big failed work in new york check-in account. After the 1 hour waiting, let us(who has ticket after the 01:00) the line with only one reason why it's so early and need to support other laters. Moreover, had lost my baggage."
Cons: "Big problem was with several hundreds travelers to Bogota, Sao Paulo for 23:10~40. Avianca accounts don't have any classification to avoid this type disorders problem. Had waited my bag on the band during 1 hour. But, wasn't arrived various travelers bag from new york."
Pros: "The food, entertainment"
Cons: "Turbulence"
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "Seat, food and the delay"
Cons: "Aviões muito velhos e comida muito fraca."
Cons: "Food"
Cons: "For some reason I wasn’t able to select our seats using the Avianca app. I had to call the day before and we unfortunately were given 2 middle seats. I don’t mind one middle and an aisle. Felt like we weren’t given options."
Pros: "Entertainment was great, snack was good."
Cons: "The crew was absolutely horrible, both on ground and on board, they had no clue was customer service is, very unexpected from a big company like this..."
Cons: "The airplane was very hot more than usuall. We call you he crew and they doesn’t care. A four food was cold and over cooked"
Cons: "My screen didn't work. I told the crew, they said something about to reboot it, but nothing happened."
Pros: "Nothing. I wish I could give negative stars."
Cons: "Everything was bad. Super delayed, terrible explanation. Had to stay overnight in the airport in the worst lounge I’ve ever seen in my life. Got a hotel voucher but by the time I would have gotten through immigration and got to a hotel I would have had 1 hour to “sleep” before having to get back to the airport for the 4 am flight which was then delayed again to 5am. After all this, we only got a $250 voucher on a $1500 flight. When I asked about business class upgrades they said they had seats open but it would cost $400! For a seat that stayed empty Instead of giving it to a customer who had been through the worst travel experience of their life. The flight attendants seemed like they really couldn’t give a damn about helping out customers and it’s the only airline I’ve ever interacted with where no one speaks English. One guy actually rolled his eyes when I asked him for the meal I missed when I was sleeping."
Pros: "That I now know avianca is not reliable"
Cons: "Poor customer service attitude. Lack of interest in the passengers"
Pros: "Español todo muy bien no tengo. quejas ninguna. Los. Felicito!!!"
Cons: "Never made the flight. We sat at SFO for 45 minutes. Landed at San Salvador as the plane departed. Why couldn't they wait 10 minutes? Bad experience with Avianca don't think I'll fly with them again"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Avianca was irresponsible and inattentive to our needs. Left us without our Cali - Cartagena flight and said they weren't going to compensate our loss."
Pros: "Entertainment system and Comfortable seats"
Cons: "Below average food."
Pros: "Todo muy bien organizado y confortable. Personal amable y atento."
Cons: "There is not a day wifhout a delay"
Pros: "Muy puntual, excelente servicio a bordo"
Pros: "The plane is modern and staff were great!"
Pros: "Food/fast service"
Pros: "The plane was brand new and the crew very helpful!"
Cons: "I didn't like the "sandwich" which consisted of a bread with a small piece of ham inside (no cheese!) Very poor and tasteless."
Cons: "First flight delayed by 45min. They didn't think we'd make our next connection, we would have made it with time to spare. They rebooked us without asking and gave us a flight 2 hours later. I hate waiting at the airport. We wasted. Whole day of travel."
Cons: "the flight changed schedule and I had to wait 8 hours in the connection instead of 3."
Pros: "The airplane"
Cons: "The delay and boarding"
Pros: "It was ok"
Cons: "Food"
Pros: "Smooth flight."
Cons: "While the plane was hardly full the seats were awful and overnight painful. I was served a sandwich which was moldy."
Pros: "Everything, really good company"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Timing"
Cons: "I know the space for legs is not great, but in a flight this long, with a kid, and none of the TVs working... Not cool."
Cons: "The original flight was booked to dec 11th 2016 at 10:20am. On dex 9th at about 10pm i got a text message and email telling that my flight was rescheduled and asking me to call Avianca. So i did, and my new flight was booked to leave 2:18pm, arriving in Salvador at night. I asked for options, they offered me a flight at 6am and another at 8:30 am. I said that i would talk to my party and return the call, and we choose the 8:30 flight. When i called back, they said this flight had only 3 seats (we were a party of 6 adt, 1 chd and 2 inf). In the avianca site they were offering the flight for the whole party, but, of course, with a higher rate that i paid in june. The person said she coulndt book it for me, and i should call the SAC (client service) to try to solve the problem. I called the SAC and after 40min in the phone they were able to put everybody on the desired flight. I felt that they were trying to rebook us on a cheaper flight, letting the seats with highest fares to be sold to someone else. Since it was their fault the flight changing, i think it was a bad experience in my first flight with Avianca. Probably will avoid them in the future."
Pros: "My seat."
Cons: "Our flight was an hour late taking off and no explanation was given as many of the passengers kept asking what was the problem. The flight attendants need to work on their attitudes and responsibilities. The flight was predominantly Brazilian passengers but the Avianca crew showed displeasure when asked questions in Portuguese by many different customers such as a beverage (one attendant told an older gentleman near me that a tray of drinks was available at the back of the plane and to go an get some if he like. Rude!!) It was just a very disagreeable experience flying on Avianca"
Pros: "Glad to get a good meal. And free entertainment."
Cons: "Seat was a little hard after 4hrs."
Pros: "The crew was more attentive"
Cons: "Boarding was very slow."
Cons: "Everything was fine except the lack of` air conditioning at boarding time"
Pros: "The Crew is well trained."
Cons: "They damage my luggage."
Cons: "Suppose to fly out at 3pm, socked in by fog, by the time that cleared and other flights had left, told the plane would fly at 8 pm. 8 pm, no boarding, finally an explanation a tire needed to be changed. No further updates as to was it really going to fly that night. Finally about 10pm, flyers were offered a 5:45 am flight and those who didn't want that could wait to see if the plane would leave at 11pm. If it didn't don't know what one would do. People were gathered around the one agent, trying to re-book their flight, getting upset. Finally at 11, it was announced it would fly, nobody cheered because nobody believed it. It did fly and after collecting luggage in Bogota it was too late to get to the reserved hotel. Ending up spending the rest of the night in the airport to catch an early flight out. Avianca handled the delay poorly, very little communication and assurance, felt hostage to their bottom line."
Pros: "Everthing"
Pros: "Avianca is always nice people. very Respectful"
Cons: "it was very dissapointing that the airline changed the aircraft in two of my flights. first it was a B787 from Bogota to Sao Paulo, it was changed for a A330....and after they changed the A330 which was my flight to Lima from Sao Paulo for a A320 and it was very unconfortable for a long haul flight."
Pros: "I was able to stay in an aisle seat. The flighd didn't have much turbulence. The landing was very smooth."
Cons: "Flight atendants weren't much friendly. Boarding process took a lot of time to complete and during this time it was warm inside the airplane."
Pros: "Plame"
Cons: "Food, boarding process"
Cons: "There was no one in first class and they wouldn't let older people or pregnant women go there for more comfort. I think that is really greedy."
Pros: "Leg room."
Pros: "on time departure. great service on board"
Pros: "Very nice plane"
Pros: "Accommodating a lot more than American Airlines."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "13 hour delay"
Cons: "We weren't alerted there was a chance of delays. Over two hours late."
Cons: "Roomier"
Cons: "Filthy plane, and delayed too long"
Pros: "Crew was very friendly and efficient. Flight was pretty smooth."
Cons: "On time departure would have been nice. 2.5 hours late."
Cons: "Announcements were too loud in earphones (could damage ear drums) and entertainment was turned off while waiting 30 min for the gate to open."
Cons: "It was canceled"
Pros: "The crew really kept us updated on the many delays."
Cons: "There were SO many delays and they kept changing. At one point we got on and off the plane."
Cons: "We paid for comfort plus but the seats were no different than main cabin. Comfort plus experience on other legs was much better."
Pros: "The crew was amazing."
Cons: "Cleanliness"
Cons: "We experienced a one hour ground delay at Sea-Tac which was unrelated to our airline. The pilot kept the passengers informed with timely updates, and we finally departed about when the pilot predicted we'd get away."
Pros: "I was upgraded to Comfort+ and the seat next to me was left vacant. That was a great flight!"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "The food was improved and the seat was comfortable."
Pros: "Early departure"
Cons: "Absolutely nothing"
Pros: "Boarding was quick"
Cons: "No entertainment, plane was small"
Cons: "First delay notification: 1 hour 20 minutes 1 hour later, Second delay notification: 3 hours 15 minutes 2 hours later: Third delay notification: 3 hour 50 minutes Fourth delay notification: 4 hours 25 minutes Fifth delay notification: 4 hour 32 minutes No explanation for reason. Last time flying Delta."
Pros: "Excellent service in most every respect! Boarding was easy, accommodations were quite ample, food was great, and the entertainment was plentiful."
Cons: "Slight problem with making my seat into a bed, which wasn't fixable. Movies were good, except for the trailers before and after each, which seemed to take forever! Didn't get the seats my wife and originally booked with China Southern/Delta, but the substitution was quite adequate! Problems with checking in on flights, as neither airline seemed to be able to deal with this split ticket! But they tried very hard to make thing up to us, which goes a long way to making us feel like we are valued customers!"
Cons: "Missed connecting flight because the first flight was delayed by 2.5 hours. I didn’t get the comfort seat I paid for because of this and was not given a refund for it."
Cons: "Kayak a howed my gate as something that didn’t exist at the terminal. I went to a kayak help desk to have a ticket printed that showed my TSA precheck because it wasn’t showing on my mobile ticket, and no one was there to help. I waisted for 10 mins. It then took me nearly 2 hours to get through security. I asked if I could get through quicker and was told I could not, despite it being passed my boarding time. I then ran to my gate where I waited for another 10 mins (no one was there, again) and then an employee came out and said they couldn’t let anyone board once the door was shut. He then directed me to the delta help desk (there was at least 20 people behind me who missed their flight). I then had to pay an additional $75 to get a later flight. The whole experience was awful and I’m disappointed with Kayak and the gate confusion, but mostly Delta and the lack of customer service."
Pros: "I think they flew so fast. We could land almost on time even though we departed a hour late. Airplane was new and clean."
Cons: "Boarding was chaos. They overbooked 25? 45? Anyway, they are in panic. They tried to request ppl to take next day flight by giving away 300 gift card etc. the ppl who were told there are no seats upset and arguing at the gate. Flight was delayed for one hour. Once we are on airplane, they are still shuffling seats around, so ppl cannot move forward. Just standing there for 10mins waiting for things to settle. Flight attendants did not give us a headphone. (I have a headphone for iPhone X so I could not connect it to their entertaiment system.)"
Pros: "This was our first time flying Delta and it was a very pleasurable experience. Boarding was very straight forward and the seats allocated comfortable. A surprise for us was being asked if we would like to move seats from the back of the aircraft to Comfort Economy (we think it was to do with weight balance! but appreciated very much none the less). The flight attendants were very professional and helpful, as you would hope all attendants on all airlines would be. We'd gladly fly Delta again anytime."
Pros: "Aside from the issue where we had to deplane and wait for another plane, the flight and crew were great."
Cons: "The delay from the plane problem."
Pros: "Amenities, service, and punctuation of flight"
Pros: "Nothing really"
Cons: "Flight delay further to the 30 minutes additional 20 min due to crew being not there"
Pros: "Entertainment was good."
Cons: "The crew was very rude."
Pros: "No vegetarian options in first class.. and go go wouldn5 hook up. Flight was an hour late...but that was ok."
Cons: "The pilot did a nice job of flying in and banking so we could see the view.."
Pros: "Almonds"
Cons: "Seat, did not get upgraded"
Pros: "Friendly staff staff, smooth boarding experience, DC+ positive experience"
Cons: "757-200 outdated for having spent 10 hours on that same plane (stop but no plane change) having flown shorter haul flights on many updated 757 was disappointing."
Pros: "The food was fine and it was on time"
Cons: "The airplane back by the bathrooms were littered all over the floor. Needed to be cleaned. Their were no seat covers in toilette and it was only 2 hrs into the flight."
Cons: "No drink or snack service. No trash pick up. No option to purchase or rent headphones"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and attentive, and the flights were punctual. I was assigned a good seat, and I appreciated the meal, as i was going to arrive in Mexico very late. I also enjoyed the entertainment options."
Cons: "I really have no negative comments."
Pros: "Nice plane, smooth flight, flight was on time in spite of the disaster in Houston."
Cons: "Well, even United brings a tray of waters on the short flight from Portland to Redmond. Hard to believe it was impossible to serve some drinks on this 1 hour fairly empty flight from Seattle. Also, when taking off the plane surged and slowed several times. I had to wonder if the pilot was in training?"
Pros: "Food selection and quality were fine. I also enjoyed the entertainment options. Seat area was comfortable and spacious."
Cons: "The flight attendants were uniformly rude and nasty to passengers from start to finish. As I boarded, I asked for a piece of art to be stored in the wardrobe compartment. This was treated as an inconvenience. During and after boarding, flight attendants addressed passengers rudely when encouraging them to take their seats in a timely fashion. Later, when my seat mate politely asked a FA to repeat the food options, she asked, "Excuse me?" several times and seemed very irritated to have to repeat the choices for him. Also, near the end of the flight, a pillow was on the ground and a FA asked those seated in my row to pick it up. We responded that it wasn't ours and she said something to the effect of, "Oh yeah? So how did it get there?" (Maybe because someone else dropped it and we didn't notice?) The FAs seemed irritated to serve passengers at all. Each time they passed through for beverage or meal service, I felt like I was imposing on them. I have never witnessed anything quite like it. Makes me wonder why they were all so upset and and felt it appropriate to speak and act disrespectfully toward customers. (Delta, do you have any insights?) I hope they all got a good night's rest after that haul."
Pros: "The flight was fine, attendants we're good, entertainment options are great."
Cons: "Boarding. It was probably the worst I've seen. A shared intercom system between two gates (b7 and b7a), boarding flights around the same time and our flight beginning portions of pre boarding with no announcements caused mass confusion. Passengers lining up to go before they should, bumping into each other, no info or corrections over the intercom. The gate agent yelling at people to move aside. Overall terrible gate agents and terrible set up. Flight crew was great though."
Pros: "everything was very nice"
Pros: "Nothing"
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"
Cons: "As a Platinum AFK/KLM Skyteam member I was NOT allowed to use the Delta Lounge. On the flight the meal choice was poor and the staff were not really geared to serving regular clients. The movie choice was poor. I expected better!"
Cons: "Late and missed my international connection"
Pros: "Free entertainment and free food was unexpected and very welcomed, especially given the trend of charging for more and more features."
Cons: "*Again, my first choice of main off the menu, in Delta One, had run out. *Not a fan of the Delta One seats."
Cons: "The air conditioning was broken so it was sweltering the whole time. Staff didn't even mention it or apologize. No leg room. Bags took longer than 20 minutes to arrive but we didn't make a fuss since we were just glad to be finished with Delta. I'll never fly Delta again even if it costs me more."
Pros: "We had a whole row of 3 to our family, so we could put the armrests up & the kids just laid down in our row (on me, & each other) and slept most of the flight. The flight crew was very understanding and helpful with my kids who were just with me on an intl flight "daddy duty.""
Cons: "Since it was a flight from Seoul, Korea to Seattle; it would've been nicer if all the movies had Korean subtitles-- my 4-yo boy who only speaks Korean, couldn't make it through more than 15 mins of a movie because he couldn't understand (of course, some of that is due to age & short attention-span). But he kept saying, "I hate English" in Korean while trying to pick a movie. Also, I'm 6'2"; so while it was nice having the whole row for my kids to lay down in-- I was cramped and uncomfortable the whole flight, even moreso with Delta's seats being closer together than on other international carriers I've flown."
Pros: "Delta made sure my husband and I had seats together and my husband was thrilled to have a window seat. We took off and arrived earlier than scheduled so we didn't have to run to catch our connecting flight."
Cons: "Everything was perfect. Nothing negative to report."
Pros: "Comfortable seats and incredible kind staff"
Cons: "No food, drinks, or entertainment. But it was an extremely short flight."
Pros: "Fast boarding, everyone nice."
Cons: "Wifi was yo and down the whole flight, about 20 times, so kids were not entertained."
Pros: "EZ play newer plane nice staff"
Cons: "Power plugs did not work in seating row and air vents did not work"
Pros: "The entertainment was great!"
Cons: "I was so uncomfortable in my seat."

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Pros: "No drink because didn’t open de bottle. No one care about it."
Cons: "Almost 2 hours of delay"
Pros: "Flight went well. Glad it was on time. Almost missed it due to other flight not being able to land initially"
Cons: "Screen malfunctioned and kept asking for language during movie"
Pros: "Nice sandwhich"
Cons: "Better organization with the boarding, and the waiting room at Panama was really bad."
Pros: "see previous comments"
Cons: "None entertainment system"
Pros: "The crew was basic and not very helpful regarding the importance of those changing flights to be sure to run off the plane as fast as possible to make the connecting flight or you will miss it if seated in the back of the plane and be charged a hefty penalty!"
Cons: "If the captain and crew spoke better and clear English regarding important connection and time difference information, especially during a red eye. All communication sounded garbled and in 3 languages."
Cons: "I lost one of my suitcases!!!!"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Bad bad “ breakfast “ They promised me a boucher of $300 for the delay in Miami but I still whaiting for the response of the email more than a month"
Pros: "Customer service"
Pros: "The space between the seats"
Cons: "The food and de the movies, too old"
Pros: "On time departure, great food and service was friendly."
Cons: "My own phone didn’t work for the entertainment system."
Cons: "Crowded and disorganized Panama gate and boarding. No tvs or entertainment. Bus shuttle in Panama and in Bogota"
Cons: "More of the same. Because of all the initial buffonery when we get to the gate for the connecting flight they us that my wife didnt have a seat and the flight was full."
Pros: "Everybody was extremely cordial"
Cons: "No seat assignment, over booked flight, lost my baggage"
Pros: "Great service, flight both ways on time, connection flights perfect everything in same concord, baggage transfer no issues, will Flight again with Copa for sure"
Pros: "I wish I could give more feedback but I was unable to get to my connecting flight."
Cons: "I was unable to reach my final destination after being denied entry into Panama City, even though it was just a layover. I'm very upset as I have to reach Quito, Ecuador by March 21st to propose to my girlfriend. Any help would be greatly appreciated."
Pros: "The seats were better than the last flight"
Cons: "Improve entertainment"
Pros: "Copa has a reputation for being the on-time airline in Central America, and so it was for all 5 of my flights with them this trip. Customer service on the phone was really great, too. They got things done, and done the first time."
Cons: "The in-flight TV screens are old-school and not very good."
Pros: "I understand that international flights to the USA have extra security, but this was a joke. Anyone with a little motivation could defeat this “security.” I had an Emergency Exit seat. Nobody told me they didn’t recline. I’d rather have a normal row and be able to recline."
Pros: "The arrival time was very convenient."
Pros: "Flight crew and service"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Everything was on time and since we didn’t arrive in till 11pm the food helped in not having to search for a place that was open. They served 3 small meals on a 7hr flight. Impressive"
Cons: "No complaints."
Pros: "Is almost on time"
Cons: "Servicio is bad, seats very uncomfortable and the airplanes are super old"
Pros: "the plane and the service"
Cons: "the airport don't have a good court"
Cons: "This flight was not Wingo but Copa operated by Aerorepublica but the crew and planes were Copa."
Pros: "Short flight, nice snack."
Cons: "None"
Pros: "It was nice and fast."
Cons: "Seating."
Cons: "After reporting that things were stolen...Copa deny my claimed."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "My connection flight arrive extremelly far from the bogot flight gate, there was no onborad entertainment, some of the crew were rude to other passengers, poor comfort I wouldnt recommend copa to anyone"
Cons: "The crew was unfriendly"
Pros: "Comfprt"
Cons: "??"
Pros: "Excelente !10.0 un placer viajar con Copa"
Pros: "Service and on time."
Cons: "Service and being on tine."
Pros: "Crew was friendly"
Cons: "Long delay living PTY"
Pros: "it was nice to actually get a meal. that doesnt happen in the us anymore. i was able to check a bag without a ridiculous $50 charge. the first time i had checked in years and it was very convenient. reminded me of how flying used to be before they all became buses in the sky, and for a very reasonable price. the staff were all very friendly from the gate agent to the flight attendants. also, a free drink is a lovely touch. would definitely fly this airline again."
Cons: "i had no problems honestly. my most pleasant flightin a while and i fly frequently"
Pros: "Staff was nice and friendly and encourage you to take the alcoholic drinks! Meals were ok, but they confused shellfish allergy with gluten allergy. They allowed me to switch meals though."
Cons: "Seating is tight in the main cabin, location of headphone jack (side of hips), quality of headphones given to you (mine broke in the port), no individual tvs in the head rest, no WIFI (just terrible) and the worst was the second security check at the gate in Panama (my friends had to down their water or get rid of it before the flight)."
Pros: "After I missed my flight I was greatly helped by a transfer agent named, Ana Raquel. She did everything she could to help me as they arranged to get me on the next flight and as I waited and boarded. The other agent serving at that same desk also helped. I am sorry I did not get her name. No one could have been nicer than Ana was to me."
Cons: "When I arrived in Panama my boarding pass said the flight from Panama to Quito was leaving from Gate 20. I checked with the departure information and did not see Quito on the list. I made the mistake of not checking the time. And therefore waited and waited at gate 20 for the flight to Panama which by that time I had missed. And saw later that the gate had been changed at the last to Gate 24. I thought it would have been nice if Copa could have posted the change at Gate 20 . I would not have missed the flight."
Pros: "Smooth Flight great drinks and food"
Cons: "On my return flight home, they wouldn't accommodate adjusting my itinerary because I wasn't feeling well. I was willing to pay change fee for 1 layover instead of the 2 layovers on my original itinerary. They wanted to charge me $700 which was greater than my original ticket. So I flew on the original itinerary at started my travels @ 7am on Monday. Flight from Bogotá to Barranquilla w/Avianca airlines was great. In Barranquilla I had a 4 hr layover, checked in w/Copa agent and he said my bag was on plane. In Panama, there was a 1.5 hr layover so I assumed no issues getting my luggage to the correct connection. The flight from Panama was delayed by 40 mins w/no explanation. We just sat on plane. They only played one older movie, plane was old and they did 1 beverage service w/meal for a 5.5 hour flight. I finally arrived back to ORD @ 12:15 am Tuesday. I waited for my luggage in baggage claim for 35 mins. It doesn't arrive and I ask attendant, who brushes me off and says this is the claim for Copa. She disappears for 30-40 mins. I finally see her walking back into international baggage claim (over an hour has passed that I've been in baggage claim) and tell her my luggage did not arrive. She asks me for my claim ticket then proceeds to say "oh yes, I was informed your bag did not make it." I'm upset because it's 1:40am and she could have saved me an hour if she would have helped me when I first asked. I also am curious how an airline loses my bag twice."
Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Cabin crew based in South American countries don't speak a word of English."
Pros: "Good food"
Pros: "La atención"
Cons: "La comida"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Food was bad and no entertainment"
Pros: "So much turbulence! Plus the flight attendant wasn't very friendly."
Pros: "Cordialiddntripulacion, en esoecial Mauro jefe de cabina"
Cons: "Nobtenian el menu ofrecido el la carta en clase ejecutiva"
Pros: "Again, went very smoothly."
Cons: "No complaints."
Cons: "No priority boarding for check in, Albright places were available I was put in almost the last row for my 3 flights that included short connections."
Cons: "Seats looked older generation and configuration not great"
Pros: "The free middle seat because the flight was not full."
Cons: "Bigger glass for wine"
Pros: "Good crew"
Cons: "Seats way too cramped."
Cons: "Call for stewards was not working and the temperature of the flight was miserable. Kept asking to reduce the cold and nothing. I had a window seat and there was no way to avoid the air/ac on my face the entire flight. MISERABLE!"
Cons: "Seat comfort"
Pros: "Crew cordiality"
Cons: "Luggage....it is allowed to charge but they shouldn’t charge. During on boarding they communicate that because the cabin was full of hand luggage the rest of the passengers needed to dispatch their hand luggage for free. This occurs only because they charge to dispatch luggage when buying the tickets. So nobody dispatch luggage and those who dis became frustrated because they payed. This unfortunately occurs on all companies."
Pros: "punctuality"
Cons: "45 minutes between getting off the plane and getting your bags is ridiculous"
Pros: "Foot rest in coach"
Cons: "Airline reservation staff is rude. LATAM smart phone app not integrated with their systems properly"
Pros: "Good seat space, comfortable, on time arrival"
Cons: "The food was ok, not great. The plane was Very cold!!!"
Cons: "I paid U$100,00 to dispatch a piece of luggage and it did not arrived."
Pros: "The crew that flew us there was great"
Cons: "they overbooked the flights and the way they communicated it to passengers was a complete disaster. I was able to board and travel but I had to sneak out of the actual line and show my visa appointment receipt to a latam staff person. It was very hard to talk to the staff most of them were just screaming "go to the line" and were not really keen to listening to what passengers had to say. I found a latam person that wasn't really dealing with this situation and managed to get him to talk to other latam staff about my visa appointment. It was pretty stressful for me to have to deal with the possibility of missing such an important event without a good reason."
Pros: "Crew were helpful. I was given the wrong seat number and they helped sort it out. They also did priority boarding for us when the queue was ridiculous"
Cons: "The check in process was a mess with people going from all queues and it took far too long. They also have me the wrong seat number for boarding causing lots of confusion"
Pros: "Close to nothing. If i had to applaud something it would be the fact that you have an option to check in early via your mobile or laptop."
Cons: "LATAM was incredibly unprofessional, alarming, and entirely non-communicative. After a 3 hour delay that caused me (and tons of others) to miss a connecting international flight, LATAM’s telephone servers had the nerve to claim I was a no show and needed to pay them for my absence. This resulted in a long discussion where I was held on hold until they could adequately determine that yes i missed the flight because they held us late. This was the only way that i was able to avoid their charge to me for being a “no show.”"
Pros: "Seats are fairly comfortable. Almost all planes have seats crammed too close together."
Cons: "More choices of TV shows to watch."
Cons: "Space!!!!"
Cons: "Don’t charge for seat selection. Every passenger deserves to choose their own comfort."
Pros: "The worst flight in my life"
Cons: "Everything"
Pros: "Nothing much, really."
Cons: "Baggage handling. They lost one of my baggages and are giving me a hard time to get a refund."
Pros: "Crew, on board entertainment..."
Cons: "Boarding was not organized. A lot of food options but only one dish, missed the salad or other options compared to other companies such as Delta, Lufthansa, KLM and etc.. Drinks were ok, lacked alcohol options compared to other companies."
Cons: "The time it took to open the door upon arrival"
Cons: "Great service, excellent food, very good quality, comfortable, thanks so much for everything. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️"
Cons: "Only one gate agent was boarding passengers, which made the boarding process very slow. I was assigned a seat on the aisle in front of the exit row. For a midnight flight, I was really bummed to find out that my seat would not recline! My leg room on the A321 was lacking in comparison with GOL."
Cons: "TV at each seat"
Pros: "We bought "priority boarding" and this was key, because we could board early, choose good seats (exit row) and take our bags on board."
Cons: "It's a short flight, only water offered on board."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Try to avoid LATAM. Actually low cost competition is offering a better service. Latam grew too much and the service is bad. They are making too many mistakes such as not delivering basic information such as where to pick up luggage claim. Honest advice: look for alternatives and avoid big headaches"
Pros: "no"
Cons: "everthing"
Pros: "Seats were acceptable. Crew was competent and prompt."
Cons: "Boarding was adjacent to C04 with the Aerolineas flight leaving 5 minutes before us. This congested the boarding but was well handled."
Cons: "more seat space and padding, no charge for soft drinks"
Cons: "Flight attendants rude and lack of cleaning in the toilets."
Pros: "The food and in-fight entertainment"
Cons: "Comfortable seats"
Pros: "The flight left and arrived on time, which is always nice."
Cons: "the seat was a little old and the cabin was a little smelly but was okay when the AC was turned on."
Pros: "That it took me from A-B"
Cons: "My wife’s hand luggage was taken off her and put into the hold, against her wishes. When we arrived in São Paulo, the bag handle had been totally destroyed and the bag dented. During the flight we were only given water, the toilet had no paper or soap. Very poor"
Pros: "Boarding and Check in was really good"
Cons: "The temperature of the plane was too cold. A bit warmer would have been better."
Cons: "Old aircraft Business seat narrow"
Pros: "Window seat & no one sat next to me"
Cons: "Customer service at baggage check in desk. Very very poor and slow"
Pros: "I missed my flight, latam's computer was down, I stayed at the airport for 16 hours with them telling me I can't refund, I can't reschedule, pretty much they took my money and left me stuck in Houston. I waited for this day for 6 months, I sold my car, just for this trip. never flying latam"
Cons: "customer service is the worst I've ever seen in my life.. worse then any other place I've gone, they will not even try to look into your situation, they took my boarding pass and left me stuck in Houston. $1,000 put into their pocket with no service rendered. I hate my life"
Pros: "The crew was excellent very very nice . The seats are ok ."
Cons: "Food is very"
Pros: "easy enough..."
Pros: "On board entertainment"
Pros: "Premium Economy DIRTY , Aircraft was not cleaned even in Prem. Economy. Seat sold as Business Class on Kayak but actually exact same seat as economy in the back. Mean was disgusting Seat was dirty, Could not understand ANY of the announcements Will definately try a different carrier when available"
Pros: "Amazing service from every staff member I met! Super polite and professional! A shout to Adriana and Matheus for making me feel so welcome!! Thank you and the whole crew for a great experience!"
Cons: "It was great!"
Cons: "You have to pay for everything"
Pros: "Entertainment system"
Cons: "Very tiny space No complementary food No complementary reserve seats in advance No complementary flight advance"
Cons: "Original flight cancelled without any notice / auto check-in not available / delay / aleatory seat selection / poor food service"
Pros: "I loved the service, attention they flight attendants gave me and feeling like I was at home.."
Cons: "My only complain would be the customers that are in airline, but that’s not the airlines fault..."
Cons: "Unless you have a super category in this airline, don’t even try to apply to an upgrade. Employees have more preference than you"
Pros: "The seat"
Cons: "The food. Awful. Awful. Beyond awful."
Pros: "Good service by attendants. Good food."
Cons: "The long delays one after the other. Delayed take off, re routing mid-air to Rio instead of São Paulo. The trip took +4 hours more than planned. Chaotic."
Pros: "Nice crew, helpful and friendly"
Cons: "Late boarding, no television or personal entertainment options, food was not so good."
Pros: "The plane was clean, the flight was good with minimum turbulences."
Cons: "The food was poor. At least three middle rows did not have any entertainment. We reported the problem, the chief/supervisor flight attendant said that she was going to assign us new seats, she then disappear and did nothing to solve the problem. I spoke with another flight attendant requesting to speak with this supervisor again, she said that I rather voice my complaint through latam.com and the mentioned supervisor, not only lied to us, but never showed up. It appears that latam needs to reinforce their staff training or perhaps to renew their staff supervisors and train them to avoid unnecessary lies to their passengers."

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Cons: "Boarding lines"
Pros: "Technology"
Cons: "Cleaning the bathroom"
Pros: "The food is terrible no choices you can tell nothing is fresh they did not even have enough white wine"
Cons: "More leg room"
Cons: "Inconsiderate about what is important to travelers."
Cons: "Food options and more beverage options"
Cons: "They pushed the first leg of my flight forward 15 hours, but only told me 5 hours before my flight, and they didn't even change the second leg. Was on the phone for an hour trying to get a new flight, and there were very few options. Very stressful."
Cons: "Landing was horrible"
Cons: "I wish I didn't have an almost 6 hour layover and that there was a personalized screen for this longer flight."
Pros: "Hot food Free entertainment Great Cabin crew fluent in english Airport staff friendly and fluent in english All staff efficient and tolerant of non native speakers"
Pros: "Flight on time, all personal was very helpful and kind"
Cons: "No choices for breakfast and the one served on first class not so great."
Cons: "Crew and staff were lazy and hostile almost I have to say."
Pros: "The crew was very kindly all the time, the on board entertainment is modern"
Pros: "It went smooth and was very comfortable."
Pros: "The plane was not full, so lots of space for my long legs and for a nap!"
Cons: "The flight wad great, but the main problem wss thr smell. For almkst the whole flight it smelled like trash combined with someone's toilet left ovet smell. It was really bad."
Pros: "Good entertainment."
Cons: "The flight attendant was rude, they lost my bag and gave me $100 to cover $1000 worth of valuables."
Pros: "Check in process fast and friendly."
Cons: "Screens did not work at all, just a sandwich on a 5 1/2 hour flight, bathroom doors did not lock, overall a poor quality flight."
Pros: "good servide aboard,great flight,very pro crew."
Pros: "it was smooth and I slept"
Cons: "Boarding was a little congestee"
Pros: "Spacious cabin layout with great food and entertainment options."
Cons: "Zero complaints. It was a great flight"
Pros: "Crew is always great"
Cons: "Modern entertainment with personal screens."
Pros: "Staff was pleasant, the flight wasn't full and they spaced us out nicely. The volume was difficult but at least the movie/entertainment was available this time on the long flight. Always nice to have something to eat, even if it's not awesome :) Flights were basically on-time."
Cons: "This is not a problem with AeroMexico but I found it absolutely RIDICULOUS that our flight crew had to deplane from their in-bound flight - and Go Through Customs & Immigration - only to turn around and get back on the plane for the return trip. INSANE and Embarrassing as this does not happen in other countries - not even Canada."
Pros: "Excellent customer service and they actually served us delicious dinner, no pretzels nor peanuts ...very impressed !"
Pros: "Courteous crew."
Cons: "N/A"
Pros: "we upgraded to emergency row for free which gave us a lot of extra legroom. The flight attendants were always available. Basic drinks were complementary."
Pros: "Everything was great,,, good crew attitude"
Cons: "N/A"
Pros: "I’m gonna leave this empty"
Cons: "Just saying... if you are going to have video screens and “entertainment” please make it more than 3 movies- everything else was labeled in entertainment but was not there- just a big tease And there was no WIFI available- even though the whole plane said “WiFi on board” again, a big ol tease Just don’t offer it at all rather than faking it- or at least tell everyone the system is down or not loaded I would’ve bought a book"
Pros: "Excellent Customer Service. Very pleasant flight."
Pros: "Not much waiting time to board , landing was on time"
Cons: "Was two attempts at landing time..didn't really know tbe problem the first time"
Cons: "When i got to the airport they said i had the wrong passport so I couldn't go and i can't get a refund!!!!!!!!!! I didn't know that my card passport wasnt allowed I wouldn't have booked the trip. I'm very very upset. I took my vacation from work and didn't go on my vacation."
Pros: "Good hot meal"
Cons: "The flight was late with no explanation. On flight entertainment broken, no explanation or apology. Mexico City airport is is disorganized and the bathrooms broken or filthy. They broke three suitcases on my flight, including mine. Quality of service and response is zero."
Pros: "Cheese tamale"
Cons: "My hiking shoes were stolen along with a wind breaker"
Pros: "On the long leg from Seattle. I was in an empty row so I could stretch out. At least a snack was served after takeoff and before landing."
Cons: "Food was poor and flight delayed because of crew, at least that is what I was told."
Pros: "Lots of really good movie choices"
Pros: "NA"
Cons: "I did not receive acknowledgment that I had cancelled the flight... and I still received 'updates' to give uncertainty to the status."
Cons: "On of the meals was cheese flavored mush with boiled green beans."
Pros: "Price, timing, efficiency"
Pros: "We got an upgrade to 1st class. However because it’s an older plane, 1st class was just recliner seats. This was an overnight flight, so anything helped. It would have been nicer to have seats lay further back in 1st class. We did not have food since we slept the whole way."
Cons: "the attention during the delay was terrible. No A/C, and no possibilities of returning tio the terminal while they worked on fixing the plane... and the crew diidn't allow us to use our phones, or offered water"
Pros: "Awesome direct flight. Crew was efficient. No crying babies."
Cons: "Didn’t wake me up to offer me a beverage or food :( I was hungry. Oh well. I ate tacos when we landed."
Pros: "The crew on this flight was amazing."
Cons: "The seats, my Gawd...felt like I was sitting on marbles. And this priority board issue. Why say you have priority boarding and be the third zone???"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Every thing"
Pros: "organización , courtesy"
Cons: "safety vídeo"
Cons: "Missed flight due to my connection flight being iver one hour late"
Pros: "Entertainment Modern airplane Comfortable sit"
Pros: "I liked that food was actually servied with yiur choice of beverage including alcohol on this flight."
Cons: "That they now charge a baggage fee."
Pros: "I have no complaints! It was a great flight, great service, great crew, great food and entertainment"
Cons: "No complaints"

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