Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo to New York
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 24h 09m
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Crew was great, served us multiple times ! Even tho crew was late 25 mins. We have landed 10 mins early"
Cons: "Timing. The flight was delayed by an hour."
Pros: "Fantastic crew!"
Cons: "On time boarding"
Pros: "Having media provoded to my device"
Cons: "Could not select seat after checking in - could, for. A $45 fee"
Cons: "Small plane"
Pros: "The staff on board made us completely forget we just experienced a terrible 6 hour experience in the hands of westjet from punta cana. The airport staff and security were efficient and all friendly. Helped us every step of the way. But again, a big thank you to the 4 flight attendants on the ws 254 to Halifax. Made our crappy day much better simply by being a friendly and happy face."
Cons: "Didnt like having to connect but understand that was to my own booking."
Pros: "The legroom in economy was good. The staff were very pleasant and they even tried to comfort/distract a crying toddler."
Cons: "The flight was delayed for 2 1/2 hours which meant that it didn't arrive in Toronto until 2:40am, this made it difficult for being picked up. I wasn't aware that this was a basic ticket (I bought it through 3rd party website) which meant that I couldn't prebook my seat. After checkin online and paying for the seat it also meant that the seat couldn't be changed even though there were several available seats. There were no entertainment centres at each seat which was also a real surprise. I didn't have the Westjet app therefore I couldn't have access to the movies as I didn't want to have to pay for internet."
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Pros: "That it was a direct flight. No delays. Friendly gate people"
Cons: "The snacks. The seats hardly recline. Baggage fees"
Pros: "Westjet is great but charging for checked bags makes customers stuff more and carry more onto the plane. Westjet should rethink this as the overhead bins are becoming tougher to find space for luggage"
Pros: "Stewards and in cab crew worst ever encountered. No smiles, obnoxious and unopologetic when smashing me with cart. Pilot was the exception, warm and professional and a great landing."
Pros: "Seat comfortable"
Cons: "WestJet app to watch movies and tv not available. Only old screens in back of seats."
Pros: "Crew was helpful and friendly."
Pros: "The flight staff were very friendly and helpful upon boarding. Once landed even the pilot was standing in view and say good bye. Thanks again!"
Cons: "I will say our flight took of a bit late which was a bother so late at night."
Pros: "Overall service on the flight."
Cons: "The management of carry on luggage on the flight. It seems that there is no control over the placement of carry on luggage in relation to seat selection. many people entering the aircraft drop of luggage in the bins close to the front of the cabin even when they are sitting at the rear... Simple solution would be to assign luggage based on zone. Zone A to Be Window seat. Zone B to be a centre seat and Zone C to be Aisle seat. Designate a portion of the overhead bin to be A, B and C like the seats. Ensure that baggage is transported to the seat designated."
Pros: "West jet people cope with constant delays and breakdowns with calmness and desire to help the passengers. My flight was fine, no problems. I trust that any problems that come up can be resolved."
Cons: "I know that snacks are not a major factor on a flight but when there is the exact same choice of Lotus cookies and pretzels on every single flight it is really boring. By the end of three flights over a long day, it’s pretty awful."
Pros: "Boarding was Ok Full plane, which makes a difference"
Cons: "Was there an entertainment progress? One trip for rood and drinks. Delay in boarding, which the crew made up."
Pros: "Too much fog so plane could not land. Had to rebook out of Toronto for the late afternoon. Crew was very accommodating with my reschedule."
Cons: "Nothing to like. Never got on the plane. Not Westjet’s fault. They can’t control tye weather."
Pros: "I went through customs and then walked via escalators and moving walk ways to b4. It took me almost a hour. I was the last to board I am sure And had to collect my own luggage and take it from one point to another. I am 70. thank god, when I got on the plane I sat in 3a and was offered a free glass of wine. halleluya. I was exhausted Toronto airport is always a nightmare. I travel a lot and will avoid this airport if I can. I do like West jet but Delta /west jet connection means I have to take my bag from one place to another and I walked miles and could have missed my flight. I am tired. I am going to bed"
Pros: "Great seatmate. Friendly crew. That is a plus."
Cons: "Wish the seats weren't so tight and close to each other."
Cons: "Late landing, packed like sardines, couldn’t move my arms in my seat. Tried to choose seat in exit row for leg room but plane was changed so no leg room."
Pros: "Liked the convenience of flying so close from home the crew was amazing dealing with a difficult lady. And the girl I sat beside is now my friend. Woohoo"
Cons: "Small plane but I know it’s supply and demand"
Pros: "The price"
Cons: "Delays, poorly managed. Ridiculous solutions. A flight that last about 7:30 hours. Turned 36 hours. Bad experience."
Cons: "delayed 2 hours and I missed my connecting flight"
Pros: "Nice staff as usual, but rather disorderly boarding, late departure, and very slow baggage delivery at destination."
Cons: "Figure out how to reduce the number of times people have to yank out their passport and boarding pass. Having mechanized baggage machines is much slower. People flow was poorly designed so you got in but had to go against traffic to get out—and overall takes twice the time that waiting in line for an agent took."
Pros: "Crew was very nice"
Cons: "Baggage got lost"
Cons: "I dislike that westjet tried to get me to pay for my seats when I initially bought the ticket, only to discover later that the seats are free if I choose them at check in. I didn’t pay the seat charge but there is a breach of trust in them trying to con me that makes me not want to fly with them again."
Pros: "A 2.30 pm flight got in the air at 8 pm. The weather was beautiful at 2.30 and the weather was it turned terrible at around 7. At which point we were skeptical to fly."
Cons: "All my plans were ruined. When we got to Logan, our luggage was missing."
Pros: "Flight crew was excellent. Very attentive to passenger needs and requests."
Cons: "Food choices were limited and they ran out of basic choice. Had very limited wine from menu - should really restock before a long flight like YVR to KOA."
Pros: "Quick, efficient and funny friendly staff"
Pros: "The flight / staff all went as it should. The transfer of information from kayak to WestJet was seamless."
Pros: "I was a pleasant trip overall, no delays, everything went fine. I still would prefer built in screens but I watched a movie on my iPhone and it was ok."
Cons: "When we were boarding, I was supposed to give my little case for check in. I had gone through many hoops to make the carry on happen ( all cosmetics in little containers, restricted space overall) and then, just because I was in Zone three and all the spaces were taken, I had to hand in my suitcase. Suggestion: could the above space be reserved for the passengers who sit right underneath?"
Cons: "My ticket/reservation was not found by WestJet. I had to buy a new ticket. Flight Network or Emirates screwed up. I will need you and them to reemburse me. Please investigate."
Cons: "You should hire agents who don't lie to passengers. That's not a good reputation 4 the company. Have an office for the baggages where passengers can address their issues."
Pros: "I really appreciated the leg room that we had on all our flights. The seating was most comfortable. Staff most friendly."
Pros: "Flights were on time and luggage arrived safely."
Cons: "I couldn't access inflght movies as I didn't realize I had to have the WestJet App downloaded prior to the flight. In any event I like having a screen in front of me rather than looking at a tiny Android screen. Also on a 5 hour flight it seems we should get a hot meal rather than having to pay extra for meals."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable . Good price and no delays. I like buying just what you need (food, movies, internet) at a very decent price."
Cons: "Delayed in taking off and inaccurate information provided about the landing of the flight."
Pros: "The person giving the announcements was HILARIOUS. Made listening to the usual safety info much more fun."
Cons: "The French on the flight was a little wonky in that it kind of came in in chunks instead of one flowy message like it did in english"
Pros: "mostly everything that an airline can offer is always on par !"
Cons: "seat sealction - I've booked in advice but seat selection is always a headache. I prefer to have front seats (closes to front in econly class, emergency area) but I got stuck all the way in the back by the washrooms. It would be amazing if on my way back to Calgary I can have a better option?"
Pros: "More leg space than I was used to and pretty spacious bathrooms (I'm 6'5")"
Cons: "The purchased Wi-Fi went down immediately and didn't come back up until 8 hours into the 10 hour flight."
Cons: "It's been more than 50 hours and I still haven't received both of my checked in luggage"
Pros: "all the service was very good to us"
Cons: "Lack of access to entertainment without having our own personal device to view and having to download an app to be able to view entertainment"
Pros: "Fast efficient service for check in with bags"
Pros: "Although an hour & a half between Nashville to Toronto & Toronto to Ottawa flights. I arrived in Ottawa and my luggage will arrive tomorrow ! Totally unexpectable !!!! Plus only one customer service person to deal with the list luggage of eight people !!!"
Cons: "Lots of other air choices! Bad services WestJet !!!'"
Airlines flying from Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo to New York have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo to New York
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo to New York
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo to New York
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo to New York
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo to New York