Flight crew was great. Boarding experience was good. EWR is so much better than it used to be.
Gate area at Newark was great. Nice design. Much better than 10 years ago when I used to fly out of Newark all the time. Boarding process went smoothly. Flight was on time all around. Bag was at baggage claim as soon as I walked to the claim area. Super fast. Probably by best flight ever on United.
Cons: "Would be good to know I need to download an app on my phone before the flight in order to access the entertainment"
Pros: "No, uncomfortable seats and cramped, forced to check bags"
Cons: "Another airline"
Pros: "Yes & yes."
Cons: "Time delays & changing gates"
Pros: "It was just a quick flight, but everything/everyone was efficient and made the process/flight no problem. Great experience."
Pros: "Getting off the plane"
Cons: "I did not know I purchase a BE ticket. Was asked to pay $175 for the suit bag i had in addition to my computer bag. I was also place in a seat that does not recline. Very poor value at any cost."
Pros: "Smooth boarding process."
Cons: "The WiFi wasn’t working."
Cons: "Boarded early, would not let me bring my bag on. Said overhead was full. When I got on the plane there was plenty of overhead bin space."
Pros: "The loading and no hassle boarding"
Cons: "Nothing everything was smooth"
Pros: "Bought a ticket through a discount site. Since I'm a senior I really didn't realize certain things. Didn't realize my TSA wasn't accepted with this ticket, also I'm was in group 5 & always in middle seat. First time I flew on United. I bought the same type of ticket for a flight in April very unhappy about my mistake. I used Skiplagged."
Cons: "The crew was very helpful & pleasant."
Pros: "Flew First Class from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale. The food was a banana and the seat in front of me was broken and when it went back, it was in my lap. No one seemed to care.."
Pros: "Excellent crew, cabin crew was very friendly, excellent service."
Cons: "No variety of snacks options"
Pros: "Plenty of leg space and crew was friendly"
Pros: "Friendly efficient staff with good service and comfortable jet."
Cons: "Armrests didn't go up in our row only, would have been nice to know. Waffle snacks taste good but are very crumbly and make a mess, there were other options for $$. Stating "free wifi" is misleading as you have to pay for internet access."
Cons: "I am enrolled in MileagePlus United Card member which has one check in bag free for the first time. Still I was charged me $50 extra for my check in bag. They should have told me prior at the time of check in but they stopped me at the gate. I am not at all happy with what has happened."
Pros: "Enjoyed the friendliness of the pilots. As they made my sons day when he was able to go into cockpit and see them. We arrived earlier which helps."
Cons: "Very tight and narrow rows. One of the smallest (jumbo) planes I've been on. Tons of turbulence as well."
Pros: "The flight crew and the cabin crew were professional and efficient and friendly. The ginger ale kept me from getting nauseous during the turbulent approach."
Cons: "I realize that the airline doesn't have much control over screaming babies, but the reality is, my flight experience was significantly worse because of one, a couple rows back, who kept screaming at the top of their voice for most of the flight. While everyone was seating themselves, my fellow rowmates asked me to exchange my window seat for an aisle seat, so that grandmother, mother, and daughter could sit together. That put me two rows closer to that screaming baby. I came prepared to watch a movie with my phone and new noise canceling headphones, and then discovered the United Wi-Fi didn't offer movies on that flight, the same aircraft type and route as when I was able to watch a movie that way, earlier this year. I didn't find a way to connect my Bluetooth headphones to the plane's entertainment system, and I'm also disappointed in myself, to have to say, it took me far too long, to figure out that I needed to interact with the screen in front of me, through the control pad under my elbow on the armrest. By that time, there wasn't enough time left in the flight, to start a movie. So, I just played music stored on my phone, which helped mask the baby screams."
Cons: "No communication when extreme turbulence was happening. I thought i was dying, i cried as well as the person in my section. The lady behind me appeared to be praying."
Pros: "On time and early arrival."
Cons: "Kind of hot on the plane"
Pros: "It was a pretty standard flight. Nothing stands out."
Cons: "We were delayed due to mechanical issues, had to wait for a new plane...took a long time - 90+ minutes. However, they kept us in the loop and we knew exactly what to expect. Handled as well as can be expected."
Pros: "On time departure and arrival"
Cons: "That you charge to watch the entertainment."
Pros: "Everything was good"
Pros: "The blanket was nice. The crew was very friendly."
Cons: "Missed connecting flight due to previous flight delay. Customer service was not very helpful with accommodations."
Pros: "Boarding was easy and there was plenty of overhead space for my carry on luggage"
Cons: "Coach cabin was not spacious at all. Very little leg room and the aisles seemed very cramped. Also, the seats weren't particularly comfortable."
Pros: "We waited for 12 people that were running late from a connecting flight. It ended up being a 45 min delay and I was so impressed that they waited. I had a precious experience from a different airline that didn't wait for us, 6 of us with first class tickets, and we were only 5 min late! So, great that United waited for these passengers. And the time lost, was made up in the air."
Pros: "Was an easy flight and staff was pleasant and efficient"
Cons: "The gate crew stopped the last 40 people from bringing on their carry on bags... of course I was the first person of the 40. When I got on the plane... there were numerous EMPTY overhead bins and further, my bag would have fit comfortably under the even more space seat in front of me. I plan my travel carefully so I can bring on the plane. They were wrong for gate checking without asking the crew ON the plane. All 40 bags would have made it. BS. Flight delayed awaiting for another crew member. Snack was mixed bag of "stuff". Would prefer a choice of name brand snacks or nothing at all. Wifi should be free. What does it cost them?"
Cons: "Turbulence was insane"
Cons: "My seat was given away and had to rebook on another flight and another airline"
Pros: "Pleasant crew."
Cons: "Tight space between seats. Quite uncomfortable."
Pros: "Never got there"
Cons: "Never got there"
Pros: "Comfort and service was right on target"
Pros: "It canceled"
Cons: "It canceled"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats for a redeye. They reclined about an inch."
Pros: "Boarding the plane was Good"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 3 hoursvwirh no explaination. Checked in early and was given a boarding pass with the wrong name on a flight to the wrong city. Hate agent in KW said she would call us up to rebook us on 1:06 flight and never did. Most passengers could not understand the flight attendants announcements. Very poor experience. Better from FLL to KW."
Pros: "Flight was on time and the staff and crew were extremely courteous."
Pros: "Flight was on time"
Cons: "Better food would have made my night"
Pros: "For my first time flying every thing was great. Crew was friendly. Flight was early. Ready to book another flight!!"
Pros: "Crew was smiling very polite even though it was a crowded flight to FLL and back to EWR."
Cons: "There were not one but two dogs on the flight which I had an allergic reaction to. Thank goodness I travel with extra allergy medication in my purse. The owner of the dog in front of me keep insisting the dog was hypoallergenic. What matters is my reaction or the person who is allergic reaction to the dog's dander even if they claim it's a hypoallergenic dog. Once I had a severe reaction on a United flight and the cat was no where near me, but the air is circulating so I has to take benadryl. There should be some consideration for people who have health concerns without making the customer feel like we are a problem."
Pros: "The service, no stress, fast and easy process. .."
Cons: "Nothing at all,everything went well. .thanks"
Pros: "Excellent choices, comparisons, easy to use, updates"
Pros: "Great service and flight."
Cons: "Had to pay extra for TV."