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SouthwestOverall score based on 13948 reviews
Airline reviews
Cons: "Alcohol sales"
Cons: "Alcohol sales"
Pros: "Fast and efficient"
Cons: "N/A"
Pros: "I like the boarding process. I like free checked bags."
Cons: "The wifi didn’t work. Not even able to watch a movie."
Pros: "Amazing crew"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Friendly flight attendants."
Cons: "Nothing this time."
Cons: "seats are too close together..barely sufficient"
Cons: "Flight went as expected. Especially during the holidays."
Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "The SW Checkin system needs to me re done"
Pros: "The crew was engaging and entertaining."
Cons: "Nothing. Smooth flight, friendly crew, and early arrival. Can’t be beat!"
Cons: "I was supposed to go to a wedding in Chicago, and leave on thursday. They cancelled my thursday flight and did not get me to Chicago until Saturday, so I missed the wedding. They strung the whole thing out by scheduling me on new flights, only to cancel those later. Total mess!"
Pros: "on time! quick, free, baggage! free snacks and drinks"
Cons: "If the plane had wifi"
Cons: "Seats too narrow. Too many large bags carried on"
Pros: "Crew nice"
Pros: "Snacks"
Pros: "Arrived on time, courteous crew, smooth flight, good value ."
Cons: "Healthier snacks, real milk for the coffee, more audible announcements over the PA, provide instructions and announcements via smart phones and tablets for those who have them. One passenger clearly was hacking from a cold or flu virus. Another trashed a seat and floor with nut shells and tissues."
Pros: "Crew was good. On boarding was smooth"
Cons: "It’s a 4 hours flight. Snack has to be better."
Pros: "One of the best crews we’ve flown with."
Cons: "After spending $80 to upgrade our position in the boarding process, we were dismayed to learn that there were more than 20 so-called pre-boards, some of which had come from an earlier flight. I have complained to Southwest and will demand a refund, and I have also contacted the credit card company"
Pros: "The crew was nice and friendly. They came around multiple times offering us drinks."
Cons: "No delay"
Pros: "Crew was great."
Cons: "Nice flight semi full. Crew was awesome and accommodating."
Pros: "Their sense of humor and safety first."
Cons: "My suitcase was soaked like it had been left out in the rain but my other one was dry. Delayed due to mechanical error for three hours then had to taxi back to gate for weather advisory. I was so tired that I couldn’t relax."
Cons: "Long. Delay at landing waiting for a gate"
Cons: "I was not aware of Southwests seating policy, my husband and I did not get to sit together, found out I lost points for not booking trip directly with Southwest, was supposed to get drink vouchers, didn’t, seats were very small and uncomfortable, asked to change return flight, found out I couldn’t, Southwest rep I tweeted with cut our conversation short, told me there was nobody I could contact to dispute it, I emailed CEO with a screen shot of our conversation, nobody can show me where it says you must book directly with Southwest"
Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "Delayed, uncomforted seats and no entertainment."
Pros: "Just another good flight on Southwest. Nice people. Good value because they don't nickle and dime their passengers like so many of the others."
Cons: "Nothing. Everything was fine."
Cons: "Did not provide drinks or make an announcement that they would not."
Cons: "A passenger got up to use the restroom while we were taxing and the crew did not stop him!!"
Pros: "I didn’t have or order any food or drink."
Cons: "Seats room is not enough for a long flight. Luckily my flight was just over 2 hours."
Pros: "On time, two bags and service"
Pros: "Flight attendant's spiel was comedic gold."
Pros: "Special thanks to Southwest's crew, as I was traveling with a knee scooter for the first time in my life! They were super helpful, and the scooter came out each time without a scratch!"
Pros: "On time. Fun crew."
Pros: "Everyone is helpful and friendly and sometimes entertaining :) Flight was on time and smooth from beginning to end. Absolutely no complaints."
Pros: "That we made it home eventually"
Cons: "SW lack of communication and empathy towards myself as a 20 year customer"
Cons: "Delayed"
Pros: "I have not had any problems flying with Southwest and this flight continued to deliver what this airline always does. Friendly flight crew, helpful."
Cons: "The plane was REALLY hot when we boarded. Where the heck did it arrive from before my flight?"
Pros: "Fast flight"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Uneventful"
Cons: "Rough landing"
Pros: "Free cocktails Friendly staff Kind passengers"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "On time; quick boarding, easy landing"
Pros: "Got to the layover in just the nick of time to run to the next Southwest gate to catch my flight home."
Cons: "Zero entertainment; zero meals (snacks only); cup of soda; couldn't sit with family because boarding pass was at the end of the "Bs." Very uncomfortable."
Pros: "Crew"
Cons: "No charging ports on airplane"
Pros: "Easy boarding"
Cons: "Was an hour delay"
Pros: "The crew was very polite under the circumstances with delay."
Cons: "The fact that they boarded us push back from gate then sat for on the tarmac for a 1/2 hr."
Cons: "I would have appreciated to be able to change onto a same day set of flights for $50 like on jetblue, or even $75 like united. I was disappointed about not getting any consideration on my last two flights after two solid weeks of travel that had me on 12 flights in 14 days. So much for that legendary southwest customer service."
Cons: "The flight was very good with nice crew and comfortable but the landing was quite hard"
Cons: "Delta Comfort isn’t so comfortable. Seats are too skinny."
Pros: "The entire flight was excellent, on time, great friendly crew, edible food, movies and options were great, perfect in every way. It was a little chaotic at flight loading on extra security, but I assume it could have something to do with it being on 9/11 and it was ultimately bound for NYC."
Cons: "I honestly cannot think of anything."
Pros: "The crew was professional and courteous, one of the best crews we had experienced onboard Delta."
Cons: "Cleaner bathroom"
Pros: "The entire crew was hospitable & accommodating; I was very pleased with all of the flight crew!"
Cons: "My disappointment regarding my flight experience had nothing to do with the flight crew I met/seen/corresponded with; I was unhappy & displeased to pick up my new luggage with the top zippered broke off & missing."
Pros: "Fine, courteous"
Pros: "I did get home eventually"
Cons: "Flight was delayed. Seats are cramped."
Cons: "The crew was terrible & rude."
Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Everything. Flight got delayed, luggage was sent before i boarded the plane. Terrible service of Delta. Never again using Delta or going to Atlanta. Wasted two days already from my vacation..."
Pros: "Equipment felt a bit dated. No entertainment system, which was fine with me. Skipped the offered snack. Just had water. Flight was onntime."
Cons: "The comfort of the seat, the food"
Pros: "Movies"
Cons: "Everything else"
Pros: "Took my carry on & checked thru Edinburgh. Now I have no meds, clothes or glasses. Very wrong. Others out on larger carry Ins."
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Nice ride, entertainment available and arriving a little early was a plus."
Pros: "Snack"
Cons: "I was delayed over 2 hours"
Pros: "I love the in-flight movies!"
Cons: "This wasn't pertaining to the flight or airline; but the TSA line was ridiculously slow."
Pros: "No entertainment and no food other than snacks."
Pros: "Crew was friendly enough, but not overly."
Cons: "Entertainment system was (again) not fully functional. No success to "noon-movies", such as games. Plane was untidy almost from the beginning. Check-in staff was functional, but not particularly friendly."
Pros: "Flight crew was excellent"
Cons: "Didn't serve snacks with peanuts because someone one board had a peanut allergy"
Cons: "Direct flight, on time arrival"
Pros: "i fell asleep until we arrive to STL."
Pros: "Easy boarding, helpful crew, on time, informative pilot"
Cons: "Fewer and fewer choices for beverage and snack"
Pros: "The service and snack selection is better than the other large US carriers. Delta studio is a decent replacement for the lack of PTVs on these planes."
Cons: "Delta offers a decent product on most of their fleet but the 717 or MD-88/90 can be extremely loud at the back of the plane. You better bring ear plugs or noise cancelling headphones and learn to read the flight attendants lips."
Pros: "Although the flight was delayed, when it was time to board and take off, this was extremely efficient."
Cons: "Delayed flight. However, I know this sometimes out ot the airlines control."
Pros: "I told the crew I had a short connection time at a far terminal and I was worried because my seat was in the rear of the aircraft and they were able to move me up closer to the front to ensure I got off the aircraft quickly to make my next flight. That was amazing."
Pros: "Kenyatta Cheatham, our flight attendant was absolutely delightful! She made my flight enjoyable with her beautiful smile. She clearly loves her job!"
Cons: "Barking dogs. 4 around us! Middle seat."
Pros: "Newer plane with entertainment"
Cons: "was a great flight"
Pros: "Entertainment in top notch... stewards were very pleasants"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Air crew was friendly and tried to get people settled as quick as they could to get back on time"
Cons: "plane was a bit late getting in so we left Tampa late fortunately my transfer gate was only a short walk from the arrival gate in Detroit so no issues catching my next flight."
Pros: "Not crowded. Short flight."
Pros: "Movie helped to pass the time this was the longest flight ever I was glad when it was over"
Cons: "I have nothing to complain about"
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and had great humor."
Pros: "I liked the WiFi and Movies. The flight crew was wonderful making a stressful retreat from Hurricane Irma a little better"
Pros: "Very clean plane and comfortable. Great friendly crew and very good service."
Cons: "Wifi service was slow but acceptable. Not a big issue."
Pros: "Staff was frIendly."
Cons: "One of my bags went to Santa Fe"
Pros: "Excellent infotainment system"
Cons: "45 min queue to take-off"
Pros: "Easy boarding. Due to bad weather they kept us well informed. One hour late but not their fault."
Cons: "A little chilly in the waiting are."
Pros: "For a short-haul flight on a small CRJ, it was the most pleasing and comfortable flight. No delays and everyone was pleasant from ground staff to flight crew."
Pros: "Friendly crew, navigation around storm, comfortable flight"
Pros: "Overall flight experience was excellent - no delays!"
Cons: "As always, Delta has very little room to store anything in pullback seat back of seat in front of passenger seat."
Pros: "Did not eat or use entertainment."
Pros: "The pilot was funny and flight crew was friendly."
Cons: "What I didn't like was out of their control!"
Cons: "No entertainment for the whole 5 hr flight. Very bad"
Pros: "Everything was smooth. Short flight, but they offered us refills on drinks, which I've never experienced before. Polite staff, great flight. Thanks!"
Pros: "Great flight from tampa, everything was perfect"
Pros: "Excellent flight. Nice new aircraft."
Pros: "Crew service was excellent"
Cons: "Poor leg space"
Pros: "On time, nice crew."
Cons: "Delayed flight for 6 hrs. and acts like it is just business as usual, perhaps it is for Delta"
Cons: "The flight was very bumpy and didn't have the option to watch a movie."
Pros: "Delays. Very hard to rebook. Crew was inattentive. No chargers or TVs. Little overhead bin space. Terrible flight."
Cons: "Fix everything mentioned above"
Pros: "If I could choose my seat"
Pros: "Crew was friendly and nice."
Cons: "Taxi time on both ends were ridiculously long."
Cons: "The pilot on this flight was amazing!"
Cons: "Delayed three hours with no communication or compensation. Poor customer service"
Pros: "Professional"
Cons: "The boarding process at the gate was brutal and very disorganized and the persons working for American Airlines were overwhelmed and announcements relating to the delay were very confusing"
Pros: "Service was good"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Nothing, was a very old airplane very uncomfortable for a long trip."
Cons: "Very poor entertainment, uncomfortable seats."
Pros: "Everything on time."
Cons: "-"
Pros: "Flight cancelled after multiple delays. Huge line with single agent to rebook everyone"
Pros: "It was an average flight"
Cons: "Delay of 2 hrs and it wasn't due to weather"
Pros: "The flight was delayed"
Cons: "Everything"
Pros: "the plane looked new and clean"
Cons: "the leg space"
Pros: "Old aircraft, ok flight, on time"
Pros: "Friendly and attentive crew. On time."
Pros: "Friendly attentive crew"
Cons: "The only entertainment was streaming movies via your own device. Not the end of the world but most people have come to expect having personal video monitors. Delta is adding them but AA is taking away."
Cons: "The space between seats is very short!!"
Pros: "Great pilot. Outstanding control over the plane. Arrived an hour and a half before originally forecasted three days prior."
Pros: "Flight crew very friendly."
Cons: "Everything was as expected. 1 star on entertainment as there was none. Would have liked to have been able to get 3 seats together without extra charges."
Cons: "It was nice. And boarding was good too."
Pros: "Average. Expectation for US airlines are so low this flight score average."
Cons: "Smooth."
Cons: "There was just an announcement that the refreshments will be served shortly but there were no refreshments. Take off and landing was horrible. Flight was shaking way more than usual."
Pros: "It was easy to travel"
Pros: "Staff"
Pros: "Timely I have no complaints. The flight went well."
Cons: "Timely I have no complaints. The flight went well."
Cons: "Horrible long delays."
Cons: "Too cold on the plane"
Pros: "Great staff."
Cons: "The hour delay due to maintenance and fueling."
Pros: "Why would a jet this size wobble all the way across the Atlantic! The pretzels were even stale, and they served a "pizza" that was a stale mini loaf with sauce and a little mozzarella. People were starving when breakfast was served. The thermostat fluctuated from horribly hot to freeing - for 14 hrs. The crew slammed things down on table trays, grumped, were giving harsh orders to patrons rather than gently directing them. These ladies do not enjoy their job. I am done with Delta. We were also an hour late taking off due to a door on a cargo hold not closing. I was embarrassed that our Aussie friends experienced this as their first American flight."
Cons: "Food, attitude of flight attendants, comfort of cabin. Pilot took charge of thermostat issue and kept us informed in a friendly manner regarding the status of our take off and flight progress."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Boarding numbers"
Pros: "Good air and great stewardesses"
Cons: "Horrible experience in the ground system, they charged me $240 for my bags and the staff are really confused."
Pros: "Speedy boarding"
Cons: "Unmotivated crew, uncomfortable seats."
Pros: "It was fine"
Cons: "It was a full flight, but I cannot complain"
Pros: "very friendly staff"
Pros: "Nothing to expect from Domestic fight."
Pros: "Plane was ancient"
Pros: "Good"
Pros: "Flight on time"
Pros: "All flights were on time Greatly enjoyed the trip"
Cons: "Delays"
Pros: "On time, arrived early."
Cons: "Seats too close in front of you."
Pros: "Flight was on time. Plane was clean. Staff very professional."
Pros: "Small seats, no consideration for disabled travelers. Pretzels suck. One 30 min tv show on 2.5 hour flight. No bathroom for handicap. Cheap airfare is the only reason I fly American. One attendant asked me, with attitude, if I was going to get off the plane...before realizing I can't physically walk. Her face turned white as a ghost when she realized what she had said and how she had said it."
Cons: "See above"
Pros: "Check in was good."
Cons: "Hate paying for bags. It's silly."
Pros: "comfortable seating"
Cons: "For the crew members not to speak so loudly in the back while people are sleeping on overnight flights. If the entertainment is going to be through an App on your person devices charging outlets should be available."
Cons: "The Flight Attendant never gave me back my credit card."
Cons: "I was delayed for an hour leaving Tampa and my connection in Charlotte was canceled. So I did not get into JFK until 12:15 in the morning. I asked for a food voucher from American in Charlotte and was denied after waiting so many hrs in Charlotte to get on a 10.05pm to jfk, that was terrible."
Pros: "Loved having all three seats on long fligjtb"
Pros: "I didn’t get charged for a soda"
Cons: "I am a business traveler with very little luggage. I couldn’t get a boarding pass the night before because I didn’t have a bag to check,I had to wait in line 20 minutes at checkin in, then another 15 minutes at the gate to get a seat issued. &no headphones on the plane at all? Not again."
Cons: "Missed All connecting flights because plane was delayed 5 hours at place of origin thanks to United Airlines. Needed an "O ring" for maintenance. A very simple part yet had to locate one in another city. Very poor. Wasted 1 day. Went back home. Rebooked for tomorrow. $20 meal voucher. Pathetic."
Pros: "Nothing!!!!"
Cons: "If I actually got to fly with United Airlines instead of having to purchase an additional ticket and fly with American Airlines."
Pros: "The way everyone helped me get on the flight as I was a few minutes behind the 45 minute window to check my bag"
Cons: "Everything was top shelf they really done a great job on this flight"
Pros: "On time , smooth ride"
Cons: "after boarding, we sat on at the gate for nearly 30 minutes without any explanation given. When announcements were made the person's language skills were greatly lacking - we could not understand anything that was said. there is no food, drink, or entertainment... unless you consider the man behind me playing with is cat .... and yes I'm very allergic :( landing crew didn't know where our luggage was to be returned (bottom of the gate or top of the gate). After a considerable time, we were told all luggage was delivered to the baggage concourse."
Pros: "Free snacks. But prob only cuz I got the cheapest option."
Pros: "Arrived much earlier than expected and very smooth trip"
Cons: "Screaming small child for first 30 min of flight"
Pros: "Great crew. Clean cabin. United App easy and free entertainment"
Cons: "Cramped seats - no leg room (unless you want to pay much more). I'm 5'10 on a good day, so I don't know how someone 6'+ can sit in the back 2/3 of the plane."
Pros: "Comfy seats. Flights on time. Free pretzels."
Pros: "The crew were attentive and helpful."
Cons: "Small and cramped seats."
Pros: "This flight was good better than I thought it would be crew very nice."
Cons: "Seat didn't recline."
Pros: "Smooth ride, snack box, friendly staff"
Cons: "No entertainment options"
Pros: "The pilot and co-pilot, who was right out of the Air Force, were absolutely amazing! We were going through 45 mph winds and a lot of rain and they handled it like pros — such a great landing."
Pros: "short uneventful flight"
Cons: "no services provided"
Pros: "Seat have enough space for legs. Airplain was clean and crew was friendly and pilot was nice as well, we had some air bumps on our way, so pilot took time to explain why he turned on seat sign, as well as he told 5-10 minutes before start lending that it is ladt change to get up to use restroom if someone needs it. The landing was smooth"
Cons: "Employees of united in Tampa airport are rood, to be exect lady Jennie M (or something starting with J and inial M) It was my flight back to Chicago. I had basic economy which means I can have only one personal bag (which I did, but it is lil bigger then regular women bags) I new it will fit cause I am flight with it all the time if I am going only for a few days and on those cheapest tickets. She gave me hard time telling me that my purse is to big to take on board and was making me to pay for that and the tone with wich she dpoke to me wasn't nice. When I told her that in Chicago they let me go with that bag, she said: "those united employees are not doing there job, if you want to go with it go, but I'll call too ur gates and they will charge you double for that bag" Which noone did, they did not even stoped me on gates, because my bag is perfectly fitting under the seat."
Cons: "Hard landibg"
Pros: "My wife and I arrived at airport in Tampa and tried to check our bags in and United ticket counter wasn't working properly. It was malfunctioning. A United agent helped my wife and I very professionally and got everything back to working like it was supposed to."
Cons: "The check in machine not working properly."
Cons: "Missed connecting flight TWICE"
Cons: "Tiniest, tightest seating ever - claustrophobic"
Pros: "flight made me too tired to like anything"
Cons: "flight delay"
Pros: "Cheap flight, on time, convenient"
Cons: "Very little leg room with little padding"
Pros: "Entertainment in flight"
Cons: "Seat room"
Pros: "Flights were on time."
Pros: "Flight crew very helpful"
Cons: "Not enough storage space"
Pros: "Our Flight Attendant was Hilarious. Made the trip very Relaxing"
Cons: "Lame entertainment console, pay per view"
Pros: "Very quick ride"
Cons: "The seats don't sit back that much but it wasn't bad because of the short flight."
Pros: "Staff was excellent"
Cons: "Seats are really small paid extra for emergency row leg room but lost out on head room due to window seat. Should have warning & give free liquor as well"
Pros: "Food was edible, nothing special"
Cons: "Boarding was very slow, as was cabin staff. Not very attentive. Made a big deal about letting passengers with connections off first, although we arrived. We waited, as requested. Finally got up,after realizing everyone in the 20'rows behind us was gone."
Pros: "Very gracious staff and attendants : )"
Cons: "horrible service representative in newark."
Pros: "Got there early!"
Cons: "Having a delay"
Pros: "Friendly staff and organized boarding procedures"
Cons: "The other passengers"
Pros: "Friendly crew, absolutely no delays, plane took off within minutes after boarding, flight arrived 13 minutes ahead of schedule, smooth trip."
Cons: "Internet service & power outlets didn't work"
Cons: "Pretzels as an only option."
Pros: "The crew , living on time"
Cons: "I had no dislikes"
Pros: "Staff great. New plane. Check in a breeze."
Cons: "Airline food. Gross breakfast waffle. Very tight sitting arrangements."
Cons: "It was delayed 2 hours, no compensation was given even when asked for."
Cons: "Delayrd"
Cons: "The crew was pretty rude on this flight for some reason."
Pros: "A 7 year old, flying for the first time was seated next to me in the middle seat. An older gentleman was in the window seat, me at the aisle. The stewardess asked me to take care of her. In light of what just happened where a parent paid $150 for the staff to watch his girl and she ended up getting molested by an older gentlemen, this is unacceptable. She was screaming and being a normal 7 year old, pushing the call button every 2 minutes, slamming her chair back and forth. I do not have kids for a reason. This should not be allowed. I was afraid if I said anything to her about her attitude that she could say I did something to her and My life would be ruined."
Cons: "Shame on you United. I was not given the opportunity to change seats due to a full flight."
Cons: "The wi fi did not work"
Pros: "No delays and on time arrivals, courteous staff"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Crew"
Pros: "Our flight attendant was very very accommodating and funny. also Mariana was able to change our seat assignments so all three friends were seared together"
Pros: "The crew was very nice."
Cons: "Frontier has actually become less comfortable than Spirit. And your bag charges are outrageous."
Cons: "Mild turbulence"
Cons: "Offering WiFi would make the cramped and uncomfortable seats a little less unbearable."
Pros: "It was faster than originally said."
Cons: "there was not enough snacks on the plane. They were out of many food item. One flight attendant seemed really angry about it. Our flight was late 9 hours. Crew was overwhelmed with everything. Needed someone to deal with us. Hard to get any useful information to passengers."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Customer service"
Pros: "Crew was friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Seats were hard, there were no entertainment options, and there were no complimentary refreshments."
Pros: "Crew was professional and friendly"
Pros: "The crew was very nice"
Cons: "It was difficult hearing when the captain was giving announcements."
Pros: "the bag check people were very friensly"
Cons: "I got to the airport 2 hours before my flight, then waited in line to check my bag for about an hour and 15 minutes. The people at the front said that they were slow because they were short-staffed, and not to worry because the delay was their fault and the plane wouldn’t leave without me. I went straight to the gate, and when I arrived, the gate door was closed. They told me I was too late. They did not have any other flights going out that day—the next one was the following day and was a 30-hour trip, and they said I’d have to pay $100 in processing to switch the flight.They refused to help me book theough another airline. I had to get to my destination that day, so I wound up paying $600 to buy a ticket on another airline. It was the worst traveling experience I’ve ever had."
Pros: "I have never flown Frontier. Everything was smooth. Crew was friendly and helpful. Did not purchase food items on plane and there is no entertainment but I knew that booking the flight. I sat in the 3rd row and had a reclining chair and plenty of leg room. Bags checked easily and in baggage claim fairly quickly. Frontier has a new fleet of planes and this plane was very clean and newer. I will fly frontier again. Price is right and great expierence. What more can you ask for?!"
Pros: "I loved when I got to my destination so that I was able to get off this plane."
Cons: "After having chose a seat weeks in advance I show up to board and realize my seat is the Very back at 41C. No window, dark, and right near the bathroom so it smelled awful"
Pros: "The actual price was very good, but the seat and bag fees were disappointing."
Cons: "I don’t care if there’s food or not, but nobody should have to pay for a seat or luggage."
Pros: "Arrived safely"
Cons: "On 4 legs, at least 2 had rickety planes that would seem to suggest poor fleet maintenance - noises and significant vibrations I rarely experience on other airlines/aircraft; kayak app was reporting that our flight was halfway to SLC, despite the fact that it was delayed at the gate; Frontier's pricing policy on luggage and onboarding services make it HIGHLY unlikely I will ever fly them again"
Cons: "A little cramped and you should be more upfront about a dumb fee of $45 for a carry on. I thought I was getting a good deal on a flight but I guess I was wrong. I will probably fly with an airline that doesn’t charge you for something that should be free from now on"
Cons: "1:45 minutes late leaving now we're sitting on a runway in Chicago for 15 minutes waiting for a gate....... Bullshit"
Cons: "The toilet was broken. Hour delay"
Pros: "They were kind, polite, and very accommodating for me. I have an injury that borders on a disability, and the crew went above and beyond to make sure that I got to my destination on time."
Pros: "Comfortable seating for a 6' 2" passenger. The tiny tray was just right for a drink."
Pros: "Great fight attendants"
Pros: "I am probably a little more biased because tampa airport was celebrating the innaguration of the flight. Also the flight was very affordable and the plane seemed new and clean. Staff was very sweet and pilots were early."
Cons: "Snacks and drinks were all at a fee and there wasn't much leg room after the people in front of you lean back. We were unable to choose our seats. The seats themselves were extremely firm and uncomfortable. There was also no entertainment option, even for a fee or wifi available during a 3 hour flight. Deboarding took a while."
Cons: "First the seats are the most uncomfortable metal chairs wrapped with material I've ever sat in. A 20 minute flight I could handle but after four hour flight my back hurt. You ask to review entertainment and food...why? You offer nothing substantial for either one."
Pros: "For my flight out, it was on time. Efficient. Nice crew."
Cons: "This is a criticism of flights in general that are 'economy'... no blankets or pillows or even a pack of peanuts! Basically, a seat on a plane. If you want anything else, you pay..."
Pros: "On time flight."
Cons: "Very clean."
Pros: "All on time, friendly staff."
Cons: "Having said that, No reclining seat, no snacks, no TV For lacking these things I'd expect the flight to be cheaper"
Pros: "I paid extra for preferred seating, arrived at airport 90 min before my departing domestic flight and they told me only 1 seat left on plane and they over booked. They wouldnt refund the $60 i spent and got stuck in middle for 5 hour flight"
Cons: "The seats were the most uncomfortable I've ever experienced. Couldn't sleep on the Redeye flight because seats were so stiff and didn't recline. I will choose other airlines if at all possible. Plus there's a charge for a glass of club soda for heaven sakes. Otherwise everything else was fine."
Pros: "Flight was on time, crew was friendly, plane was clean."
Cons: "Didn't find out about carry-on charges till flight was booked. Do your homework about luggage first! It just makes the flight seem cheaper than it really is. Not the most comfortable seats, but what do you expect for the price. 2 & 1/2 hours to Fla is about all you can deal with in those seats, for longer flights pick a more comfy plane."
Pros: "Love the airline staff. Always looking out for your comfort."
Cons: "Seats a bit cramped."
Pros: "The flight and crew were pleasant, on time, and orderly. No issues with seat selection and plane was on time and seemed maintained."
Cons: "Be aware that there is a fee for seat selection, any carry on bag, and/or a checked bag. There is a free personal bag allowed."
Pros: "The ease of boarding."
Cons: "The flight attendants were rude, could have cared less about anyone being there. I felt super unsafe on the flight. the seats rattled, although I know all planes can fly through turbulence, I thought the plane was going to break. I asked a flight attendant for water and she would not give me water. She said "she didn't want to waste the water so early in the flight". I will be flying other airlines even if they are more expensive, being charged for everything is insane. I paid for a carry on bag and no one even checked to see if I had one or not, if felt like a waste of money. If you are going to charge for things, make it a priority to see that we as a paying costumer actually paired and bring it with us."
Pros: "I flew from Denver to Tampa and returned to Denver the same day (evening)."
Cons: "My flight from Tampa was good after I explained I told the check in representatives I literally had just dropped off my kids from their Christmas break and returning back to Denver. I little irritating to explain during he holiday hustle and bustle."
Cons: "Flight was canceled when it was clear that the crew wasn't ready. Frontier would clearly rather inconvenience the customer rather than themselves."
Pros: "Boarding was easy, flight crew was friendly"
Cons: "Seats need to be more comfortable with more leg room, drinks were $2.99 and cost of carry on and checked luggage"
Pros: "great price; plane was clean and new; attendant at ticket counter at the airport was friendly and helpful, though I'm not certain she was a Frontier employee (may have been a shared discount airline counter)."
Cons: "trying to navigate the web page to check in on my phone was painful and ultimately fruitless. followed up by trying to call the reservations line, which was equally a waste of time. based on my experience, either find your way to a computer to check in (presumably that works, though can't say for sure), or save yourself the time and stress and just plan to head to the check in desk at the airport."
Cons: "seats suck late late and late"
Cons: "The seats are extememly uncomfortable and you can't even recline them. Ok, maybe the first three rows but the rest of us are screwed. This airline used to be so good. Never riding with Frontier again."
Pros: "not much"
Cons: "From Tampa no wheelchair there for me at first & when chair was available staff was rude, plane delayed & terminal changed, no one brought me to new terminal, some stranger helped me instead. Flight attendant on flight#1016 heavyset blonde lady did not welcome us, smile-nothing, asked for blanket & she was rude about that, didn't ask me if I wanted a drink which I did & then she got mad at me cause she had to backtrack to me, nobody offered to help me get my carry on bag down(remember I was in a wheelchair) again a stranger helped me. No thank u when leaving plane. All from same rude flight attendant. I will not recommend Frontier to anyone.This was on7-30-16. From Pamela Ferroir 812 Reber Street, Shoemakersville, PA 19555"
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "Both flights had garbage on or under seats including chocolate which would have stained my clothes. Both times I had top clean this up myself."
Cons: "The lawn seats did not recline, very uncomfortable. I felt like we were nickled and dimed. I always used to fly Frontier in the past but will try not to anymore"
Pros: "I really liked the great price I got for a round trip ticket to Florida to visit my brother. I compared many flights, and Frontier offered the best deal."
Cons: "I think that next time I use Frontier Airlines, I will spend the extra money on a roomier seat. I felt a bit cramped in the regular seat. I was surprised that I actually had to pay for my seat."
Pros: "The reason we flew Frontier was because of the low price. We didn't pay for any of the "extras" that we were offered. Perhaps the next thing will be a charge to use the restroom."
Pros: "Nonstop flight ontime"
Cons: "Chair comfort and food selection all charged and $30 carry on charge"
Pros: "The seats were pretty comfortable and the flight attendants were excellent."
Cons: "Having to pay $2 for a non-alcoholic drink is just silly. I had to pay for my party to sit together but other people that I know were on the same flight and did not have to pay extra to sit together. Our flight out of Philly was three hours late departing and we were told a "reason" only an hour before we left. Not in any rush to fly Frontier again."
Pros: "Everything ran smoothly and the trip from PHL to TPA was nice and easy."
Cons: "We were running late. It would have been nice to have an announcement. Also I knew about the charge for seats and bags but it would be nice if flyers knew about that up front"
Pros: "The flight attendants were very friendly on this flight, even offering to help me carry my son's car seat as I was traveling with 3 children under 8 by myself (this doesn't often happen with flight attendants on any carrier!)"
Cons: "- boarded early and then made announcement that they were closing the door and everyone needed to board (this was 30 mins. before scheduled departure); my children and I were running to this gate from another gate when we had to make a pit stop at the bathroom for my 2 year old to use the potty - we heard the announcement and sprinted to the gate in enough time, but 1 minute more and they would have had the door closed and not let us on."
Cons: "When I book a flight on price I don't expect to be charge after that for everything. They used to be one of my favorite, but I haven't flown with them for awhile. I guess you need to research there policies be fore booking, people budget there travels, so it really sad that once you check in your charged for luggage, carry-on's, and your seat you even get charges for a drink of water. I won't fly with them again!"
Pros: "It was affordable, quick and easy."
Cons: "They make you pay for any drink, even a cup of soda. So cheap airfare equals no free drinks. They don't even give a small bag of nuts anymore... All the airlines air cheap skates today. But what can ya do. That's what we get today."
Cons: "problem printing boarding pass on Frontier web site, had problem with this web site before- very unfriendly and doesn't work"
Cons: "I had a 2.5 hour flight that landed around midnight-- unfortunately I was unable to sleep at all during the flight. Even though there are no complimentary drinks or snacks, the flight crew turned the lights on for over an hour so they could ask each patron if they wanted to purchase anything. The seats are tiny and I could barely fit my 5'3" frame legs comfortably in front of me. Do yourself a favor and pay more for a real airline."
Cons: "Crew was helpful. Arrived early. Can't rate food or entertainment as there is none. On Fronteir it's easiest to accept the cost of checking a bag because the carry on fee is punitive."

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