Choice of sweet or savory snack. Only savory was offered.
6 hour delay with bad communication as to why
Total disaster flight was delayed and we missed our connection twice and staff didn’t know what they were doing. Lost 2 days of our vacation. Meal vouchers didn’t work. Baggage didn’t arrive.
We never left. The engine starter had a malfunction. We waited 5 hrs to get accommodations. The staff was trying to be helpful. Today the flight is delayed..... this is unacceptable.
Overall, no major problems and all employees were great. The gate area was not large enough for the passengers, so people congregated in the walkway or sat in a different area, which is slightly burdensome because you can’t hear announcements elsewhere. But this is an airport not airline issue and nothing in the short term could address it.
Everything was fine, thank you.
Cons: "1ST CLASS IS WAY OVERRATED Uncomfortable seats, very rude flight attendants they should not be in the service/hospitality industry!"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "More seat room"
Pros: "We were so delayed due to a broken Air conditioner.we were told we had to get an new plane. The walk and ride took us to a new terminal where we walked and walked and I am 78 and hard to keep up. Then we were off and a nice flight and we made up a bit of time. Upon arrival in Aspen and there was not gate for us so we had to wait 25 minutes to deplane, The staff and pilots were terrific and tried to make the best of it. At least we got there. Snacks and water would have been nice with all the waiting we did....Linda Decatur"
Cons: "Add some goodies when these things happen."
Cons: "I hate pretzels. Another option would be cool"
Pros: "The crew was great!"
Cons: "We had a difficult time getting in the air in the air. We left 1.5 hours late! Not AA fault!"
Cons: "complimentary ear plugs for when there are crying children"
Cons: "We waited in the shuttle bus for one hour while they determined the plane needed maintenance and found another plane to warm up"
Cons: "Leg room was way too small, bathroom had no water in the sink, horrible flight!"
Cons: "Checking in was way too long, more than 45 mins"
Pros: "Entertainment app and selection of movies good. Also love that you have diet Dr Pepper on your flights. Boarding process efficient"
Cons: "The USB plugs and lower converter plugs didn’t work for the entire flight. Cabin temp is too low, why always freezing??"
Cons: "No window at the window seat"
Pros: "Flight arrived a little earlier than expected"
Cons: "Mishandling of luggage my bag did not arrive at the same time I did had to get it send to my home. Still waiting on my luggage."
Cons: "Comfort level of plane."
Pros: "Good trip"
Cons: "Nothing wrong"
Cons: "Oh, American’s seats are so uncomfortable."
Cons: "Crew needs to improve their attitude"
Cons: "Limited legroom is a problem. Otherwise, the flight was fine."
Cons: "Incredibly uncomfortable. I even paid extra for more room. Meals were a joke"
Pros: "They rerouted me so I at least salvaged some of my trip."
Cons: "They rerouted me for no reason making me miss my reunion."
Pros: "Comfortable wifi enabled jet."
Cons: "Flight delayed over 2hrs. Inbound aircraft mechanical trouble. No info provided by airline. Maddening 10 minute rolling delay. "Your flight is boarding in xx(10) minutes and no airplane is at gate. It's just ridiculous."
Pros: "Seats, flight ride."
Cons: "I booked two seats for my girlfriend and I and were given two window seats. Bogged early enough so should have put seats together. Now knowing I needed the app installed on my phone to watch entertainment, and not having wifi to download. The AC vents are a bit too soft."
Pros: "The food was good and there was a great entertainment selection."
Cons: "The one calling out the group numbers was unnecessarily rude. Then when I couldn't pull up my boarding pass to see my seat number the woman at plane's door acted like they was nothing she could do to find out my seat. Luckily another flight attendant actually knew how to do something and cared about me getting to my seat. For the flight, the air quality in the plane wasn't good and they seats felt like small prisons."
Pros: "Not much here. The seats were ok, but the rest of the flight the airline was just poor."
Cons: "The airline is so outdated and behind the times of their competitors, their in that they don't have in flight entertainment unless you download their app and give them your email address. On top of that when I originally booked my flights, I had made sure to have 1.5 hr for a layover between my connecting flights. Well, they decided to move up my connector such that I had 25 minutes to run across 2 terminals. They only give you pretzels on the plane, and a single soda drink. They offer you "food bundles" but why do I want to pay $8 for a sandwich that costs $1 to make."
Pros: "Time of flight and on time flight"
Cons: "Lack of gluten free snack Cramped knee room"
Pros: "Good movie selection, there’s new titles available to see and it’s perfect for flight time from Denver to Dallas"
Pros: "Flight was not completely full so I got an empty seat next to me."
Cons: "We were delayed due to some balance issues."
Pros: "In seat entertainment"
Cons: "Not enough food options for purchase."
Pros: "Flight was on-time, smooth, with friendly service."
Cons: "Deben explicar con claridad las políticas de equipaje en vuelos operados por American Airlines."
Cons: "I specifically never choose American Airlines because whenever I do there are problems. I chose Iberia, not American Airlines and I got switched to it. Sat at the gate for 2 hours after my flight was ALREADY delayed because they didn't load our luggage under the plane correctly and it wasn't safe to fly. I will be calling American Airlines to file a complaint."
Cons: "No charges for cellphones on first class! (Plane looks pretty new as well)"
Pros: "Friendly crew made a long international flight with a 14 month old as pleasant as possible."
Pros: "Friendly customer service, good snacks."
Cons: "No negative actions or interactions."
Cons: "Haven't taken it yet!"
Pros: "Plane arrived early."
Pros: "Very good take off and a very good Landing."
Cons: "Everything is ok as expected"
Pros: "Very friendly crew."
Cons: "Plane landed in Pittsburgh an hour and a half late because of mechanical issues. So that was inconvenient."
Pros: "Good service and friendly crew; efficient boarding process."
Cons: "Seating is extremely cramped for a transatlantic flight, very uncomfortable. I have been flying to Ireland for many years and this plane was possibly the worst."
Pros: "The people"
Cons: "The seats are too small I'm 6'1 and that's not that tall"
Pros: "I had ample room and I really like the biscuits"
The crew were very polite.
Pros: "Quick and easy. Just a 35 minute flight. Wish they could all be like that."
Cons: "More space on the flight"
Pros: "The spacious seats"
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and courteous"
Cons: "The seats"
Pros: "The crew was amazing and the cabin was comfortable."
Cons: "No change required."
Pros: "Being on time at departure and arrival is a challenge, but despite having a completely filled cabin, they made it look easy."
Cons: "I boarded in Group 4 and all bins were full. So my carry on case had to be checked (several others’ cases as well). This caused me a 30 minute delay at baggage claim and some minor scuffs on an item that wasn’t designed for checking in. These are 2 reasons why I no longer check in. 3 is lost items."
Pros: "the arrival on the other end"
Cons: "on tarmac 1-1/2 hours conflicting info....went from delay due to traffic/weather, to extended flight time due to reroute, to asking 10 people to volunteer to get off or 10 would be chosen to have to get off, 4 people volunteered, was holding my breath to be “picked off” when the 4 people were let back on and we took off an hour late. the flight steward spoke so unreasonably fast you couldn’t understand a word she said and she had an overall bad attitude....very disappointing from United"
Pros: "New plane"
Cons: "Poor service in first class. Made me feel like I was bothering her"
Pros: "Comfort of first class. Even on a short trip like this."
Cons: "I am a bit tired of a lazy, lackadaisical attitude by ground crew and pilots. Nobody is showing interest in making the system work better by hustling. They take their time, almost slothlike, with an air of arrogance that tells me that they don’t respect me. It appears in how long it takes to pull a plane in, how long it takes to get bags off, and how long it takes for bags to hit the baggage claim."
Cons: "Ended up at Logan."
Pros: "Nobody bugged me about plugging my laptop and cellphone into the wall for charging. I wanted to check out the spice shops in the airport but they were closed both times I was there. That would have been something I might have liked."
Cons: "Customs in Trinidad, even for transit is a pain. You go through customs, get dumped outside, have to recheck your luggage whenever the counter decides its going to open. 11 hour layover on the way down, 6 hour layover on the way up. Food options were fried chicken (KFC), fried chicken (Churches), fried chicken (the local franchise), and Subway. Since the layover was late at night and I was a woman traveling alone, I did not want to leave the airport (and still drag my luggage because the airline counter was not open yet to check in to my connecting flight)."
Pros: "Just arriving safe, otherwise Nothing"
Cons: "Customer service is very poor"
Pros: "This was good, a pleasant and comfortable experience."
Cons: "WiFi was not free"
Pros: "Quick flight, no complaints."
Pros: "Staff was courteous. Flight on time. I sat 2 seats away from rear. Toilet smell was pervasive."
Cons: "Cramped seating conditions"
Pros: "The last minute emergency flight was not terribly priced"
Cons: "I was notified when there was going to be a delay, but not notified when my flight was cancelled due to the airline not having a crew. Really? No crew? Gave my mother a voucher for a motel stay, but failed to notify her that there would be no shuttle that comes to the airport after 10pm. She is not great with technology and was stranded at the airport until her re-scheduled flight 12 hours later"
Cons: "The flight was full to capacity"
Pros: "Have flown 6 different airlines this year and United was the least enjoyable so far."
Cons: "Seat space on other economy flights was better. Cabin staff very unengaged. Entertainment seemed to be all pay as you go."
Pros: "The food could be better, for and international flight."
Pros: "Although I was allowed a personal item and a carryon. The agent at the plane doors ( Guyanese guy. Insisted I check my carryon, for the reason the flight is full name note I was the second to last person to boaRd the plane. I explained to him I had a shoetc connection to MIA and then to Frankfurter so I did not take any other luggage so I would not haveto wait. He insisted I will get my luggage as soon as I exit the plane in Houston, which I asked him 3 times . The plane was not full there were more than 10 empty seats and lots of luggage space.I got to Houstonew to be told I would have to go the the luggage belt to pick up my bag, which did not appear for half an hour after we landed. I was truly disgusted"
Pros: "Caught all my flights on time everything went smooth."
Cons: "Connection flight times were a little close which caused me to rush from different sections of New ark airport. I almost missed my flight home to Providence so if connecting flights could be scheduled with a little more wiggle room that would be great."
Pros: "Staff was nice and accommodating. Plane ride was smooth."
Cons: "DELAYS. I had 4 flights within a weekend all with United and EVERY flight was delayed. The plane also heading to Newark ahead of us was overbooked and some people were pushed onto our plane, not a big deal if all can fit on the plane...but we wouldn't have if it wasn't for the delay causing those flying to Boston to miss their flights. Frustrating and adds an element of concern when faced with delays when the weather is fine. The internet on the plane is also confusing to use...should be clearer. Mistakenly booked my flight before realizing the new carry on policy, so trying to pack everything into a tiny bag to meet requirements was frustrating... definitely don't think I will be booking United again."
Pros: "Two bags free"
Cons: "Ground staff rude"
Cons: "Again flights never left on time."
Pros: "On time, courteous & caring flight attendant & desk staff. Unable to understand pilot or first officer's PA announcements...language & microphone issues. Airplane is severely cramped so flight was uncomfortable."
Cons: "See above"
Pros: "When the flight took off I was asleep and when I woke up I was at my destination."
Pros: "Direct flight to Houston"
Cons: "Staff boarding did not care travelled with my diabetic mom going home to Houston they could not be bothered to seat us together response was " ash your fellow passengers to swap with you" how aweful"
Pros: "Courteous crew and smooth flight for the most part"
Cons: "The seats in were the most cramped I've ever experienced even for economy"
Pros: "Professional way staff worked with public"
Cons: "In boarding, I was told the flight was overbooked and because I did not choose a seat prior to checking in that I would be placed on stand by after purchasing my tickets weeks before. I was highly upset and that was unfair. Long story short, at boarding they were able to give me a seat. I should have never went through that stress if I had a confirmed purchased ticket from the beginning."
Cons: "Flight was delayed by over two hours"
Pros: "The flight was to depart at 8:15 but due to delay only leaving at 3;30. Dissapointed as it took two agents to process a replacement flight (first agent offered a connection for a 1.5h flight only)."
Cons: "More attentive staff willing to help and at the very least, be emphatic."
Cons: "The crew was unprofessional and Unprepared"
Cons: "Flight was cancelled"
Cons: "Was not able to pick my food choice as I was sitting in the back rows even though I paid the same amount for the ticket as the person who sat 20 rows I. Front of me and could pick their prefer food"
Cons: "PA system delayed the flight to cancellation. Waited all day until they said we should consider switching our flights. Missed our connector. Had to red eye in to an entirely different location and drive straight to work because the mess. Awful."
Pros: "Smooth and efficient boarding process resulting in the flight actually leaving before time.Flight attendants were very friendly and polite."
Cons: "I was taken by surprise when I was required to pay for one checkin luggage. I am normally allowed one free and felt that I should have been notified beforehand."
Pros: "did not crash"
Cons: "It appeared that flight was not ever scheduled to go to Providence, The plane was too large to land in Providence. United probably sold too many tickets. Arrived at 130 a.m. next day -- not 9 p.m. lie I was supposed to arrive. United offered a $100 e-ticket gift. I do not fly very often. Could use $100 cash or free flight to Providence -- not Boston"
Pros: "We received a free video service for the flight"
Cons: "First of all the flight was booked for a plane which was too large to land in Providence. So either way we were going to have a longer day and extra leg.....which I only paid for ONE plane change. After running to the gate because my first flight was late taking off, this flight was delayed due to engine issues. The agent had us standing in line for 1 1/2 hours while she tried to figure out what was going on. So instead of taking off at 5:40 pm, we took off at 9 pm and still had to catch a bus from Boston to Providence...HORRIBLE Flight = Long Day/Night"
Pros: "The demeanor of the crew was warm and welcoming throughout the trip."
Cons: "The bathrooms were not very clean and hour into the trip"
Pros: "Everything really was superb. Food rated low because of a measly biscuit on a 6 hour flight. Entertainment rated low because I even had to pay to gain access to the flight tracker. And, as far as airlines go, comfort should've been 5 stars, but I really could have used a back pillow. Or even a back pillow option (had I asked an attendant - all of whom were awesome). PS. Kayak's regular emails kept me unusually updated on flight progress and their communication was the main factor in my decision to complete this survey."
Pros: "Absolutely noting."
Cons: "I purchased a return ticket from Port of Spain, Trinidad to Newark, NJ with United. I also purchased the insurance on this flight because it's good sense to be prepared. Unfortunately, I couldn't make the flight because of medical reasons and had to cancel. When I called United to purchase a new ticket, they were charging me a $200 rebooking fee plus a $30 processing fee. That's almost the price of the ticket! This is an absolutely horrible policy and very unfair. I had to rebook a new ticket with JetBlue which is 100% better, reasonable and understanding than United. Not to mention I lost the credit with united because with the rebooking and processing fee, it's almost the same price as the ticket. Because of this atrocious experience, United will never get my business again."