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Average price round-trip

$711(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$183or less

Good deal one-way

$97or less

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Top 5 airlines serving from South Carolina to Costa Rica

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.3
Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,354 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Crew"
Cons: "On board entertainment"

Pros: "Reasonable legroom"
Cons: "I was hungry but couldn’t eat the bbq turkey sandwich. Didn’t like that there wasn’t a screen to show movies or show where we were on this long flight."

Pros: "Flight crew was nice"
Cons: "They were careless with our suitcases. When we got to Vancouver, we were missing wheels on our suitcases. 2 wheels on my husband's and 1 on mine. It made it horrible to pull the suitcases."

Cons: "Boarded 20 min late with no explanation and took off another 20 min late with little explanation. Almost missed connecting Alaska flight."

Pros: "Good selection of movies streamed to phone"

Pros: "It"

Cons: "Left on time, landed early and everything fine."

Pros: "Crew was very pleasant. Free wifi and available free movies/shows were great."
Cons: "Seats too small, not very comfortable and no leg room."

Pros: "Flight attendants were customer service based to all the passengers. We all felt the love"

Cons: "Everything."

Cons: "We have been stuck on the plane for an hour and have not received any exact communication as to why. The flight attendants were also giving people a hard time about using the restroom when the plane was not even moving. Worst flight of my life."

Cons: "No food, just snacks."

Pros: "We flew to and from with Alaska for our honeymoon and they were awesome."

Cons: "The crew seemed like it was their last leg of he day and were very snappy with many of the passengers. I can understand them being perturbed but it was a little excessive since we were all upset at the hour delay on the ground."

Pros: "Captain was great!!"
Cons: "Delayed for no reason. Poor agents in Charleston, as always."

Pros: "Smooth experience"
Cons: "Gogoinflight wifi can be erratic"

Cons: "Wasn't greeted upon entering on the plane."

Pros: "The crew was good"

Pros: "Cell phone charging ability. Inflight WiFi. Great hot tea!"
Cons: "Nothing."

Pros: "Friendly employees"
Cons: "The air vent above my seat did not work"

Pros: "Loved that we arrived early and were provided delightful snacks and complimentary drinks."

Pros: "Arrived on time and in one piece"

Pros: "Flight attendants"
Cons: "Complete failure to announce that passports needed to be verified. Telling you as you board is infuriating. This was Alaska’s fault, not TSA’s."

Pros: "Same as above."

Pros: "It's Alaska. Things usually go pretty well."
Cons: "Boarding was sluggish, we could barely hear the boarding announcement, and it seemed like half a dozen special groups were called before the rest of us could board. Then they waited til the last minute to let the rear of the plane know that they would board from the rear. It was disorganized."

Pros: "Price of the tickets, boarding, entertainment options, food options for purchase and best of all on time (before time) arrival."

Pros: "Flight on-time. Comfortable seating. Great service. Able to pick seats and check-in early. Tailwind so arrived very early."
Cons: "Precious twins right behind us. Screamed the whole way home."

Pros: "Food for purchase - which is normal in the US. Expected experience in all categories."
Cons: "Checking in took more than an hour. I was flying internationally so was limited to one queue. Thanks to TSA Precheck there wasn’t additional stress. It may have been nicer to have more than one agent handling the International groupngogem the queue length and nature of the trips, which are generally more complex."

Cons: "I checked in to the flight 24 hours ahead to ensure I got an aisle seat, because I knew I’d probably be going back and forth from the bathroom because I had been feeling ill. When I got to the ticket check to board the flight, my name wasn’t found in the system, and I was turned away to go back to the front desk. So I did, and the person there was seemingly able to get me an aisle seat in the same row, just across from where I originally was. But, when I got to the row, another man was in that spot and showed me his ticket which was the same seat I’d seemingly been re-assigned! The middle seat was empty, and so I sat there for the time being, while we enquired about it. One of the flight attendants said they’d look into it, but just seemed to brush it off and never gave us a response. I was mainly annoyed about being shuffled around, getting reassigned a spot and was clear about wanting an aisle seat, and it never happened even though I chose that seat 24 hours ahead in the first place. I felt there were a few chances to make it right, but it never happened."

Pros: "Helpful staff, very open for customer."

Pros: "The fruit and cheese plate had a generous amount of cheese."

Pros: "We arrived on time"
Cons: "Brenda at LAX called me jerk and was a terrible representative for your company... To say the least"

Pros: "The airport staff was delightful and I had no problems whatsoever."
Cons: "tge a la cartel meal options were spartan and expensive for a very long flight."

Pros: "Just great"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "easy boarding, left on time, no delays, landed on time & quick to exit, flight crew was outstanding, I knew not to bring a rollerboard suitcase on this small plane so I did not have to gate check my bag"
Cons: "the plane on this flight is small, rather uncomfortable seat in 1A due to narrowness of plane in front, but for a nonstop from EUG to SJC it's worth it"

Pros: "I like that they board from the back of the plane to the front. so much less awkward."
Cons: "I have a laptop bag on rollers that fits under the seat in front of me, but i got challenged with some incredulous doubt by the gate ticket taker. I get people try to lug a bunch on the plane, but it gets old when the bag fits, I shouldn't get hassled."

Pros: "The crew were very curtious."
Cons: "Tge entertainment part could be much better."

Pros: "The purpose of our trip is to be in a wedding. The suitcase may ,or may not arrive in time. I was told it would be delivered to the Costa Verde Quepos, Manuel Antonio hotel. I will be without any clothes for at least two and a half days. Please help! My cell is 209-549-6276, but I don't know if it will work while I am in Costa Rica The suitcase tag number is 10-65-88"

Pros: "Lots of room & the meal was a pleasant surprise"
Cons: "I REALLY could have used internet/wifi and a 110V power outlet - just about everybody else has one or the other or both."

Cons: "On the return flight it was cancelled and they put us in a flea bag hotel and I have written Alaska and requested a FULL ROUND TRIP TO COSTA RICA and they haven't had the courtesy of responding. I wrote Wayne Newton 2x. b"

Pros: "Flight was smooth and quick. The airplane was a lot more comfortable then I imagined. Plenty of seat and leg room for a big guy."

Pros: "The bisquit cookies."
Cons: "The staff weren't that friendly! Gone are the helpful employees! My daughter's seat wouldn't go back and they did nothing to accommodate her! LAME! Not overly friendly, need to take notes from JetBlue!"

Pros: "The flight was nice"
Cons: "Overall everything is great."

Pros: "Pilot and the flight crew was fun and friendly"
Cons: "Smooth and safe trip"

Pros: "Cheese plate was great as always"
Cons: "Late and chaotic boarding. No clear lines and just a mob herding toward the counter to board."

Cons: "Every flight was late due to various airline and ground crew mix ups. Get it together people!!!"

Cons: "The cabin was way too hot. A person shouldn't wake up sweaty"

Pros: "Friendly and had great food options! The flight attendants were consistently available"
Cons: "The flight attendants all seemed really tired and did not have an exceptional energy or positive attitude. The announcements were very difficult to hear because the person speaking was mumbling."

Pros: "New planes, spacious seating in coach and first, great service, delightful attitudes and senses of humor, on time or candidly transparently communicative; you just feel relaxed and in good hands flying Alaska Air."
Cons: "Paying for upgrade for first class -- the food could be better, even though it still comes out of a frozen container. As new and clean as the jets are, i'm surprised there are no tv/media screens on seatbacks or overheads ... at least in first class. However, if that's what keeps the prices a little lower on some routes versus United and Delta, so be it."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Very friendly crew and the plane arrived in Costa Rica 30 mins early!"
Cons: "I have a JetBlue credit card and I’m very disappointed that membership to the credit card does not offer priority boarding or zone A or zone B boarding. I was in seat 6C and had boarding zone E! Every other airline sponsored credit card I own offers some form of priority zone seating; even Spirit!"

Cons: "I would have loved to have been able to pick my seat with my booking. I am 73 inches tall and I like to be in the aisle seat so I can stretch my legs out."

Cons: "Need more space"

Cons: "Plane arrived too late"

Pros: "Snacks"

Cons: "Therer were four different planes listed leaving at my gate at one time. I was eventually moved two times to different gates. Outbound flight delayed almost an hour and the terminal was extremely overcrowded. Return flight was delayed almost four hours. No notifications made of delay prior to arriva"

Pros: "Crew was very friendly and seats were comfortable and spacious"
Cons: "We could’ve not been 2 1/2 hours late getting to Minneapolis."

Pros: "The flight crew was very sensitive to the fact that our flight was very delayed and that several passengers would have a right connection to make in DC. That just topped off an already pleasant experience."
Cons: "After sitting 4.5 hours in the Charleston airport - without an asthma attack, I walked down a gangway to the airplane which just wreaked of mildew. Standing in it waiting for everyone to board caused a severe asthma attack after boarding. A real shame. I suspect I’m not the only one affected."

Pros: "Everything was fine"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The crew was spectacular"
Cons: "The sound didn't work for my tv"

Pros: "everything"

Cons: "Delayed by 30 minutes but handled well"

Pros: "Roomy seats, good snacks, great crew!"

Pros: "leg room"
Cons: "staff not telling the truth to the passengers"

Pros: "On time and the comfort of legs room"

Cons: "THE TWO SCREAMING KIDS THAT SAT BEHIND AND ACROSS FROM ME. THE MOTHER DID NOTHING ABOUT IT AND THE FATHER DID LESS. WHY CAN'T THESE RUG RATS FLY ON A FRIGGIN' PLANE WITH JUST SCREAMING KIDS? JUST A SUGGESTION FOR YOU SUGGESTION BOX. OTHER THAN THAT, THE FLIGHT WAS FINE."

Pros: "Usual great Jet Blue experience."
Cons: "Crew took too long before they told us reason for delay of flight from DCA to CHS"

Pros: "Left on time, arrived early. No disruptions. Nothing else to say' all good."

Pros: "Plenty of leg room."
Cons: "Security was somewhat disorganized."

Pros: "Leg room was ok. The snacks were better than average, the plane was clean and modern and we arrived on schedule."

Cons: "My entertainment system was not working, flight was delayed for 1 hour"

Pros: "Great service, comfortable plane"
Cons: "Lousy seay selection, even for mosaic customer"

Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "Flight delayed several times with little help at check in. One desk person for too many people."

Pros: "The system was down at my seat. No wifi"

Pros: "quick, easy, nice staff"

Pros: "TV selection was amazing!!!!"
Cons: "Nothing, it was great"

Pros: "Ek 202"
Cons: "The flight was cancelled 4hrs after being boarded at JFK. We understand that such things happen. It’s the situation and handling after was very unprofessional. we were told to collect our bags and go to check in counter and collect our next bookings but instead after collecting check ins we were just given meal ticket and hotel address and given a toll free number to call which is very inappropriate. It should become your responsibility to rebook ya but not leaving it on us to call some number and wait. Though I called and I was told that I was not deboarded to rebook me. For which I tried to go and find an Emirates personnel who refused to talk to the Emirates guy on phone to explain and would just refuse to talk to me. Imagine yourself carrying two check ins and a carry one and running around just to try to get somebody to answer. Mr. Munit on phone was kind enough to be on talk and hold for about 40mins with me. It still ended up unable to book at that time. I was going to India for two day period and my one day had to be spent over in JFK. As humans it’s not the technical difficulty that was an issues it’s the Emirates crews at jfk inability to properly respond and answer arrogantly was the issue. One person instead of answering the questions of an old man was very rude and just blubbered “can’t you just listen to me” that was very inappropriate. It should be her responsibility to listen first. I have always flew Emirates and inflight crew are always very patient and good. This experience makes me think otherwise."

Pros: "Everything smooth, and clean."

Cons: "Where do I start: our 7:00am flight never made it out of Charleston and we missed our 2:15 connecting flight to Martinique. After paying $300 worth of rebooking fees and an additional $150 on a hotel room we finally flew to JFK and made it to Martinique where we enjoyed a 2 day vacation. So unfortunate, this extremely delayed flight by JetBlue cost us a lot of money, time, etc."

Pros: "Best airline"

Pros: "Flight departed and arrived on time, Jetblue staff were very friendly and nice plane was clean!"

Cons: "Boarding time and crew was slowest ever?!!!"

Cons: "Didn’t have free WiFi on flight"

Pros: "I've a commuter each week by plane since July, and have had an excellent experience with JetBlue. Much more reliable than any other airline I've had experience with."

Pros: "The ground staff and the crew on the plane was fabulous"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Flight was on time. Got to my destination ahead of schedule. Great work."

Pros: "I checked my carry-on bag. The crew let us know that the best view in DC would be on the left side, so we switched seats so that the children could see from that side."
Cons: "Lack of leg room."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight was cancelled had to sleep at jfk for over 10 hours until new flight"

Pros: "On time"

Pros: "Everything was smooth overall. Very spacious for being in coach and staff was friendly."
Cons: "I was traveling alone with my 1 year old. They called those traveling with young children so I started gathering my stroller and diaper bag. Before I even made it to the boarding entrance the next group was called. I had to rush with my daughter to check the stroller and get on the plane while others were loading in too."

Pros: "Lost baggage but it was delivery to hotel less than 2 hrs. Not so bad"

Pros: "I was traveling from Charelston to DC the weekend before Irma hit with a return flight Sunday. The counter agent was great at finding a return flight change no problem. No fee. Off I went, and off Irma went, I had to change my return travel plans and unfortunatelyJetblue didn't have s direct flight to my new destination, the counter agent in DC went thru possible options and worked with main ticketing to refund my flight for future use, noting it saved me money to rebook online at a cheaper fare, what airline does that theses days. Very pleased and grateful Jetblue made my travel during a tense weather weekend the least of my worries, they were Rock Stars!"

Pros: "Professional and genuine people who reflect the good in life."

Pros: "more leg space liked loading from the back to the front of the plane."
Cons: "late departure."

Pros: "The people were very kind and constantly available."
Cons: "Nothingnothing"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Angela, not having room for my carry on under my seat even though it's a book bag that always fits otherwise. Also, Angela. Angela sucks"

Pros: "Free in flight wifi is great. Crews are very friendl"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 3.5 hours. JetBlue did provide $75 voucher but a delay of this magnitude was a major inconvenience. JetBlue poorly communicated the situation."

Pros: "It was on time and the crew was nice"
Cons: "Labeled both bags with the same code, SAS had to hu t it down"

Pros: "Great staff, 4 extra inches of pitch and TVs for the kids"
Cons: "Wifi has been pretty spotty lately."

Pros: "Great crew"

Pros: "Fue un vuelo muy tranquilo y todos muy amables gracias!!"
Cons: "Muy cómodo el avión y el personal"

Pros: "Great crew and friendly"

Pros: "The aircraft was extremely clean. Crews were helpful and patient with passengers as they boarded and asked questions."

Pros: "Great crew members. Very friendly and helpful."

Pros: "The crew was amazing and the flight was fast and smooth. Seating was great"
Cons: "Nothing needs to be corrected"

Cons: "Traveled Comfort Plus. Looking really crowded in the main cabin."

Pros: "Flight crew was very friendly and helpful. The drink package for comfort trip was fantastic and worth it."
Cons: "There was zero entertainment inflight and logging onto Wi-Fi was very difficult. I would rather have had free Wi-Fi and a screen to watch movies/games on rather than or in addition to the drinks."

Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "Thermostat broke, wi fi didn’t work. Temp 60 degrees entire trip. Sucked"

Pros: "Good crew. Ample legroom."
Cons: "Plane was delayed by more than an hour."

Pros: "Delta as always top notch!"

Pros: "The check in counter personnel was VERY UNHELPFUL. I was running late to previous Delta flight baggage delay. The counter person would not let me check in even though I still had good 45 mins before take off. AND THE PLANE WAS DELAYED BY 40 MINUTES ANYWAY! I never made the flight, had to take train."
Cons: "The entire Delta customer service was a nightmare. Delayed flights, literally lying supervisor who escalated a dispute, absurdly poor service. ASSISTING A PASSENGER WITH A TRANSFER TO ANOTHER DELTA FLIGHT AFTER THE FIRST ONE WAS DELAYED IS "NOT A GUARANTEED SERVICE". Seriously, it is basic courtesy!"

Pros: "Seat was decent and only a $10 upgrade. Worth it!"
Cons: "Wasn’t clear what boarding group was up. I don’t usually fly delta so maybe I’m just not used to the system but something on the video screen at the gate saying where they were in boarding would have helped. I wasn’t the only one that seemed lost."

Cons: "I had window seats on all flights and was boarded after those in middle/aisle seats 3 out of 4 times. Less legroom in the cheap seats. High whining pitch on speaker during announcements on last leg."

Pros: "All ok"

Pros: "Flight attendants"
Cons: "Food"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "No chicken sandwich."

Pros: "Newer plane. Friendly crew. Landed safely and on time."

Pros: "Boarded quickly and we made up plenty of time when we were only 15 mins late for take off."
Cons: "Baggage broke our baby stroller. Banged up, heavy deep scratches, and won’t lock properly nor will it release the brake phone portly where one wheel won’t unlock without much luck. Waiting to see how they correct this very expensive issue. And the vegan tapas option for food was not good at all. Ended up staying hungry for the duration of the flight. But my wife enjoyed her turkey sandwich."

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Flight left 2 hours late. Did not get adequate cabin service. Put in the back in an awful seat."

Pros: "Short flight! Crew nice enough!"
Cons: "Boarding seemed slightly delayed"

Cons: "Too many interruptions on the inflight entertainment."

Pros: "Staff"

Pros: "Everything was perfect and most of all ON TIME Thank you Delta!"

Pros: "The seat was comfy foe the whole 20 min flight"
Cons: "You delayed my flight . Missed my connection and got.stuck at the airport for 6 hours . Now I have to miss work tomorrow"

Pros: "Good staff, plenty of room, comfortable flight, smooth flight"
Cons: "Some passengers behind me didn’t get snacks and drink"

Cons: "I was in first class. Neither food option sounded appealing. Recommend keeping things a bit simpler to appeal to more people. Flight was 90 minutes later"

Pros: "We were early, I had free Wifi, I love Delta!"

Pros: "A330 very nice airplane. Clean and comfortable in Delta One. Very professional cabin crew. Very good boarding process, even with every bag hand inspected."
Cons: "Flight left the gate early and took off two hours late. Arrived Atlanta 100 minutes late. Why? 7000 pounds overweight. EZE departure switched runways as we left gate, requiring removal of cargo containers, not once, but twice. In summary, DL bet wrong on runway and wind component, at the expense of on time arrival and thus connections."

Pros: "No issues boarding as a group of 6, including one child. We all had at least a personal item and/or a carry-on to stow. The flight was easy, comfortable, and the free movies were current and definitely helped pass the time."
Cons: "We were seated right behind the delta comfort+ and saw the special snacks they got. Being teased by that is not a huge deal, just a little disappointed by the regular snack selection, the snack mix was definitely subpar."

Pros: "Getting home in one piece"
Cons: "Why do airlines schedule 2 flights for the exact same time in the exact same gate? Just to watch passengers squeeze in like cattle??"

Pros: "had connecting flight ready"
Cons: "the plane was 5 hours late, we did not even get free internet of a coffee or a free drink in the waiting room after debarring or in the waiting room connecting was ok, they had boarding passes ready but suitcases took forever to cross customs...getting bags almost an hour"

Cons: "My flight got cancel two days in a row due to outrage power in atlanta."

Pros: "Very pleasant customer service, excellent bag delivery service."

Pros: "Quick boarding/unboarding."
Cons: "Wouldn't allow me on earlier flight, when there was room, without change fee"

Cons: "Delayed 2.5 hrs. The next flight to Atl left and reached earlier"

Pros: "Charging stations and in-flight texting."
Cons: "The pretzels were oily and nasty"

Pros: "Good selection of free, in-flight entertainment."
Cons: "Our flight was delayed on the runway, but that wasn't the airlines fault."

Pros: "Excellent crew and comfortable flight"

Pros: "I board sky priority or sooner so it always goes well."
Cons: "Delta could do a little more to align people behind the right zone pillars when lining up for boarding. Passengers especially those not used to flying or flying with Delta are always confused. Maybe some stripping on the floor could help or pillars at the front and midway back."

Pros: "The flight being on time, friendly staff, clean aircraft.i"
Cons: "It was a morning flight from Toronto to Omaha via Minneapolis and unfortunately coffee wasn't served. Or maybe it got over."

Cons: "They delayed the takeoff because of catering, really over a half hour because you wanted to sell more sandwiches. So you make us late and the poor people who had connecting flight, it just does not make sense."

Pros: "Plane and flight were ok"
Cons: "The restaurant in CHS took 15 minutes to tell me they didn't have what I'd ordered thereby denying me the chance to a real meal all day. I wish they'd put real meals back on the flights"

Pros: "First flight"
Cons: "Too packed"

Cons: "Know that if you buy an E ticket they won't assign you seats until you arrive at the departure gate."

Pros: "Wide-bodied aircraft; free on-board entertainment with a good selection; complimentary snacks, helpful staff"
Cons: "Waiting 45 mins for baggage to arrive on the carousel at LAX, but probably due to the terminal move currently happening and not the airline's fault."

Pros: "On time, efficient boarding, no lines or delays. Attendants not as top notch as on the domestic leg but we're friendly and efficient. Loved the seat back entertainment options, watched a movie, listened to 2 podcasts, and enjoyed some excellent blues music. All while tracking he flight progress. Made the 6 hour flight go by quickly and not mind the bumpy air in the tropics."

Cons: "Three bags were left at Paris and were delivered to me only after more than 48 hrs - lock of one bag was missing and other bag was in damaged condition"

Pros: "They had some weather in atlanta. So they drove us out to the runway and then we sat for 45 minutes with the engines off waiting to leave. I guess it is nice that they want to keep you safe. After missing our connector - they did put us up in a hotel overnignt. However we still had to pay extra for taxi back, parking an extra day at the airport, and extra meals. Oh - and the extra trip to detroit..."
Cons: "So after waiting 45 minutes on the tarmac - we left and headed to Atlanta. There we landed and waited because they had no gate for us. Then we finally got off the pane and ran to our connector which left without us. We were told they don't hold the plane for less than ten people. So the four of us don't matter. We sat and sat waiting...and then lost another day due to travel."

Pros: "The crew friendly,boarding was easy the flight was comfortable they even went around and gave blankets they could do a little more with the snacks. There were TVs so the entertainment was really good. Seats didn't go back, wish they did."
Cons: "I wish they had more snacks like JetBlue but all was fine."

Cons: "Everything was great"

Pros: "Na"
Cons: "They always change the gates, also too many disorders in the gate previous the boarding process, the process it is not clean. They took hand baggage aleatory to send to down and do not ask if we have fragile stuffs there."

Cons: "Maybe less cold the temperature."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Everything"

Cons: "No earphones for hearing the movies"

Pros: "Que el avion era de 2 filas conn2 lugares"
Cons: "La comodidad.. Son muy estrechos..."

Pros: "was on time"
Cons: "terrible, waiting in one gate , then we have to go to another gate take a bus under the rain, fullof people luggage, , gave us terrible seats in the back small plane. the bathroom was not clean at all"

Pros: "The attention with Copa Airlines was great"

Pros: "Nothing really"
Cons: "Boarding process in Panama is very disorganized"

Pros: "Friendly fast helpful"
Cons: "Seats to close to the bathroom smelly couldn't get rest"

Pros: "Comfortable and puntual"

Pros: "Puntual, comfort"

Pros: "Excellent!!!"

Cons: "Very good"

Pros: "Friendly staff, clean and comfortable seats and good food!"
Cons: "Two out of our three flights had no onboard entertainment."

Pros: "The welcoming and attentive service"

Cons: "Everything was OK"

Cons: "No entertainment."

Pros: "Flight on time."
Cons: "Changed gates at Panama without any alert until boarding time."

Pros: "Good customer service"

Cons: "Premium seating not a good buy."

Pros: "Bueno"

Pros: "technology and movie/entertainment selection. plus drinks were included"

Pros: "The flight was cool, i loved not having to get down the airplane in Costa Rica to conitnue to Guatemala."
Cons: "It was freezing, and they didn't offer blankets just while we were on the plane."

Cons: "This airline Lost my baggage and they didn’t help me"

Pros: "I arrived in one piece."
Cons: "I purchased a round trip ticket from Costa Rica to Panama in order to comply with laws stating non-resident aliens must leave Costa Rica every 90 days for a period of at least three days. When it came time to return to Costa Rica, I understood that I had not purchased ANOTHER ticket to "prove" my intent to leave Costa Rica again three months in the future. I told the ticket agent I wishes to purchase a "fully refundable" ticket for a future flight, but she was (or professed to be) unable to assure me the ticket she was selling me was refundable. Upon return to Costa Rica, as before, immigration did not ask to see any such proof nor did they even ask my intentions. Isn't this called fraud? I did not need the ticket and, of course, in contacting Copa Airlines, I would have to return to Panama in order to even get a partial refund, which they won't guarantee. Not doing this again."

Pros: "We actually arrived earlier than schedule. Very impressed."

Pros: "N/A"
Cons: "No air conditioning, small gates, too crowded."

Pros: "The staff"
Cons: "No vegetarian options granted :( the planes are dirty."

Cons: "El aeropuerto internacional de Panama es sencillamente horrible y extremadamente caro y ni siquiera wifi free hay para los pasajeros que como yo tenemos que hacer escala. La señal para llamar por teléfono usando mi propia proveedor. Es un aeropuerto del siglo pasado que ya es hora COPA que tiene su centro de operaciones pongan de su parte para hacer más placentero la estadía en ese aeropuerto; aeropuertos como el CR o el de Bogotá no más sale uno del avión y hay excelente wifi que le permite a uno estar en contacto con la familia."

Pros: "Now you are giving away free muffins instead of insulting with a granola bar....THANK YOU FOR LISTENING"
Cons: "HOW CAN YOU NOT OFFER COFFEE ON AN AM FLIGHT??? THAT's CRAZY!!!"

Pros: "The aireplane in clean. And the people ver y gently"
Cons: "Board not very organized"

Cons: "I went on the site and mentioned I was vegetarian, but I guess the 'snack' wasn't big enough to warrant a veggie option. I had to run from one flight to another, and my previous one only served breakfast, so it would have been really nice to have a veggie option. I put poor on entertainment because there was none, but it was a short flight, so not a big deal. Rest was great!"

Pros: "No delays on departure. Smooth boarding process"

Pros: "Ha mejorado la comida que dan en económica, en especial par un vuelo tan corto. Las tripulaciones colombianas son más amigables y orientadas al servicio que las panameñas. Panameños: Wake Up!!"
Cons: "Ya es hora que inviertan en esto. Tanto en ejecutiva como en económica."

Cons: "The crew kept bumping Into me since I had an isle seat more than normally."

Pros: "Planes are clean and crew is nice"
Cons: "Overall they are a poorly organized airline, they will over sell their tickets and then expect you to give yours away. Boarding was messy."

Pros: "One of your crew members went above and beyond to help a family that was sitting next to me. That kind if service was unexpected and a huge help to the family. We were all impressed. They were all very cordial and polite."

Pros: "Very friendly and professional service combined with good food"

Pros: "2 free checked bags, and hot sandwich and drink in coach"
Cons: "Can't think on anything"

Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "Poor customer service for our friend who had a problem with her ticket."

Pros: "La tripulación tenía tan buen actitud! Todos eran muy amable. The crew had a very friendly attitude. All were very kind!"
Cons: "Entramos al avión 20 min tarde. Nos pusieron esperar en el avión, completamente full de pasajeros, 30 min sin aire acondicionado (en panamá, donde hace TANTO calor)! Después, tuvimos que esperar en la pista unos 20 min más, todavía sin aire acondicionado. Finalmente, pasamos casi todo el vuelo con los platos vacíos de la comida en nuestras mesas. JUSTO cuando el piloto dijo "prepara para aterrizar", pasaron corriendo para recoger la basura. En total, fue un vuelo muy incómodo. We boarded 20 min late. They made us wait on the plane, a completely booked flight, for 30 min without air conditioning (in Panamá, where the temperature is insufferable)! Later, we had to wait on the runway another 20 min, still lacking air conditioning. Finally, we spent almost the entire flight with our empty meal trays sitting in front of us. RIGHT when the captain announced "flight crew prepare the cabin for landing", the crew ran through to pick up the trays and trash. In total, it was a very uncomfortable flight."

Pros: "- nice staff - food on the plane"

Cons: "Touch screen didn't work"

Pros: "Thank you for offering food, but something's without meat would have me flying copa every time!"

Cons: "Flights were delayed"

Pros: "Staffs were so kind and professional."

Pros: "Agent issued boarding passes and luggage ticket but somehow didn't process payment. After waiting 4 hours for boarding we were denied entry into plane. Somehow agent overrode the safeguards and was able to issue boarding pass. Very lax security and agent even denied seeing credit card given to them."
Cons: "Ticket counter personell"

Pros: "EVERYTHING"
Cons: "NOTHING"

Pros: "Great customer service"
Cons: "Nothing that I can address everything was good"

Cons: "Someone stole flight attendants wallet, the plane was fairly empty but they still crammed us in the back. Had to wait for police to board plane to find out who stole wallet."

Cons: "Old plane. Broken wifi. No entertainment"

Cons: "No screens at all for a 5 hour flight. No charging outlets. Terrible flight comfort."

Pros: "Crew was awesome...love AA crew! Always and this time superb!"
Cons: "Leg room gets worse and worse...boarding sucked since they took our bags and we felt like it was only us that were singled out!!!"

Pros: "On time, main cabin extra was great, crew was nice, entertainment was great."
Cons: "No criticism"

Pros: "The service"
Cons: "The wait"

Pros: "Crew was nice, entertainment was good"
Cons: "Food was mediocre"

Pros: "Once boarding, we didn’t wait long for take off."
Cons: "Being on time."

Pros: "Loved getting pretzels and pop. Loved having movie options. Didn’t love the delay."
Cons: "If the seat hadn’t broken and delayed our flight by 20 minutes"

Pros: "The crew were nice and accommodating."
Cons: "The seat was not comfortable, my back was hurting from a very short 2hr flight."

Cons: "The communication on the actual flight could have been better. The flight from Houston to Charlotte was not very informative as in weather conditions, traffic, or the time in which we landed was not gone over."

Cons: "My luggage was delayed. I received it the day after"

Pros: "The flight crew was pleasant!!!"

Pros: "The agent at checkin was so kind, nice, professional and superb...I will always fly American Airlines....you have the best checkin agents, best gate agents (super funny yet professional) and also the flight crew was absolutely amazing!"
Cons: "baggage claim in Costa Rica is terrible service...but that is the airports fault since this happens with other airlines.....something has to0 change!!!!"

Pros: "4 flights and all of them in middle uncomfortable seats. I requested aisle seats many times and counter agents were unhelpful and rude."
Cons: "Better seat options and more comfortable seats"

Pros: "The crew was very nice and friendly"
Cons: "There was a technical difficulty with the plane, which made a short delay in our flight."

Cons: "We were delayed, while the board continued to show on time. After about half hour of being delayed received an email saying the flight would be delayed half an hour, it then proceeded to be delayed more. Also were standing at the assigned gate at boarding time, only to overehear other passengers saying that the gate was moved. Asked the gate staff at the assigned gate and the"

Pros: "0ntime quick boarding"
Cons: "cost to check baggage"

Cons: "Service was excellent"

Pros: "Couple of flight attendants were really nice!"
Cons: "Most of flight attendants were rude. No personal touch at all. Felt like they wanna rush and be done with flight asap. Entertainment selection is really poor for 9 hours flight. Expect more new movies and American tv shows. Concerts up to the date would be nice."

Cons: "late departure"

Pros: "Flight loaded on time left on time and arrived on time. Crew were all very nice."

Pros: "On time departure, this flight tends to get delayed, not this time. Good service and pleasant flight."
Cons: "I prefer personal entertainment systems."

Pros: "overall flight"

Cons: "My flight was cancelled and no refund."

Pros: "Once we were finally on the plane everything felt comfortable and looked newish."
Cons: "DO NOT FLY AVIANCA IF YOU HAVE ANYWHERE YOU ACTUALLY WANT TO GO! The flight was delayed by 7 hours. We were told different stories Time and Time again by the ground crew. Either the plane was on the way or it was turning back, or it had landed or was perpetually 20 mins from landing. At one point, they did slip and admit that they actually had no way of actually tracking the plane, so everything they told us had been wild guesses about what had actually been happening! When some passengers asked to speak with a manager, we were told that the manager was not accepting calls at that time. After hours and hour and hours of delays and lies, they finally found a plane, but we still had to wait an hour for a crew as the original crew was now over their time limit. Once we were airborne, the flight was smooth and the newly cobbled together crew was nice. Zero mention or promise of reparations for the massive delay. AGAIN, DO NOT FLY AVIANCA IF YOU HAVE ANYWHERE YOU ACTUALLY WANT TO GO!"

Pros: "everything but the cabin temperature. it was very hot and uncomfortable."
Cons: "Too warm in the cabin."

Pros: "Can’t say anything good"
Cons: "When boarding crew was rude because carry on did not fit the overhead compartment. No options to choose from for entertainment. Flight was delayed almost an hour while sitting in plane. Food options almost nonexistent"

Pros: "Despite numerous delays, we made it to Philadelphia. We were alerted to the delays in a timely manner. We were also treated to a snack cart and cupcakes to celebrate the first day of direct flights."
Cons: "A long delay. Patience is everything and the staff and crew were very friendly."

Pros: "Fast booking"
Cons: "my flight was cancelled. I got a call earlier today that I was rebooked to an earlier flight. I had to rush out of the hotel to return the car. Flight was delayed for another hour."

Pros: "We landed safely"
Cons: "I was astounded at the miserable "cattle car" experience of this flight. When the person in front of me reclined his seat, the back was shoved to within about a foot of my face. Talk about "In Your Face!" It was nearly impossible to exit from my window seat to the aisle, since there is almost no vertical space open from floor to ceiling in which to move. Flying used to be fun--this is awful!"

Pros: "Staff was friendly, flight was normal."
Cons: "Diverted through a second security screening after landing in Miami from Kingston. We had only been sent a check in notification by AA for the first flight, which we opened the QR code and used to get on that flight. The scan however meant we had to have boarding passes ready and the QR code did not work for the second flight and AA did not send a check-in email for the second flight for us to use. We had to run back through the airport and check in for the next flight. Almost missed our flight due to flawed system."

Pros: "The crew was very friendly and accommodating. The food as usual just snack type food for purchase as expected. The entertainment system malfunctioned and we could not watch the movie they offered. However one flight attendant was very nice and gave my kids special cookies. Nice touch!"

Pros: "Amazing entertainment selection, comfortable."

Pros: "Mostly everyrhing"
Cons: "Food was so so"

Cons: "The service was mediocre and the food was horrible! It made me sick!"

Cons: "It was advertised that one can see entertainment through WIFi, but from my iPad, i can't connect to this WiFi. I tried several times until I just gave up."

Pros: "There was an extra seat and they allowed me to move there. Superb entertainment!!"
Cons: "They guy behind me kept kicking my chair"

Cons: "Why is coffee such an exorbitant request?"

Pros: "Boarding process was smooth and fast"
Cons: "Do you think airline management sits around boardrooms to brainstorm ways to torture its passengers more? The seats and the leg room are ridiculous. It's gotten to much worse recently."

Cons: "Flight was very delayed"

Pros: "the clerk at the boarding desk was kind"
Cons: "delayed"

Cons: "Delayed for 4 hours"

Pros: "The crew is good"
Cons: "No comfort in the light"

Cons: "Couldn't get off the plane. A problem with the ramp."

Pros: "The estimated time for both my flight was over an hr, but we arrived in on my first flight at 45mins and my second flight 30mins."
Cons: "N/a"

Pros: "Once arrived all was fine. Once arrived all was fine."
Cons: "Being Over hour late. Updates kind of slow. But really hot on the plane"

Cons: "Poor management"

Cons: "Female attendant on 11/22 mpls>Dallas-Fort was very rude."

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