Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Chicago
United Airlines, American Airlines and Air Canada have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights to Chicago. Confirm policies on booking site.
Alaska Airlines does not allow booking a middle seat on flights to Chicago.
The cheapest airline ticket to Chicago from the United States in the last 72 hours was $105 one-way, and $105 round-trip on the route from Dallas to Chicago. The most popular route is from New York to Chicago and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $92 round-trip.
In general from the United States, Southwest, Air France and Aeromexico fly the most to Chicago.
Chicago is served by 3 major airports. Chicago Midway Airport (9 miles) is the closest to the center of Chicago, Chicago O'Hare Airport is 16 miles from the center and Chicago Greater Rockford is 79 miles away from the center. View on Map.
Midway International Airport is certainly your choice if you are looking for quick (roughly 20 minutes) and convenient public transport access to the downtown area. However, if you are renting a car, then O’Hare is also only about a 20-minute drive away from downtown.
If you are coming from O’Hare and plan on taking public transport to get to the Loop, then the best option is to simply get on the Blue Line and head towards Forest Park, get off at Jackson and you’ll have arrived at the Loop. The trip will take about 40 minutes (19 stops) and will cost around $5. From Midway to the Loop, you simply hop on the Orange Line at Midway and ride the train to its terminus at the Loop. It will take around 20 minutes and will cost approximately $3.
O’Hare offers one of the only aeroponic airport gardens in the world. Ticketed customers are able to visit the wonderful garden where they can relax or enjoy a meal. The garden is located in Terminal 3’s O’Hare Rotunda Building.
If you are driving a personal vehicle, O’Hare and Midway are around a 20 to 30-minute drive away from each other. Possibly the most economical way to get between the two is to take the CTA which will require one transfer downtown and will take around an hour and a half while costing approximately $5. There is also the option of a shuttle bus, which will take about an hour and will cost around $25 for a one-way ticket.
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With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21);
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Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces;
Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19);
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Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.
All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane.
Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure.
Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel.
US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure.
Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form.
Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.
Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.
Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Kosher snacks! Thank you! Very safe and controlled Covid procedures. Made me feel safe."
Cons: "For some reason, we were asked several times for Passports. This didn’t make any sense since we are US citizens with drivers license. They even had TSA talk to us. This has to be fixed. Otherwise, Delta experience was great."
Pros: "Well organized and easy to check in."
Cons: "Not delayed"
Cons: "Nothing, really. Airlines unfortunately can’t make people patient or polite, & I can’t afford a private jet, so I’ll have to settle for an eye roll or twelve."
Cons: "No mechanical failures or delays would be nice"
Pros: "It was all good glad the last leg of the trip was pleasant."
Cons: "The inoperative TV screens should be repaired."
Pros: "Airplane accelerated from stand-by directly to runway without preparation stop. Awesome!"
Cons: "Small plane, feels cramped"
Pros: "this is the airline"
Cons: "Plane was late taking off. Crew did not provide water when requested. They were busy with beverages that they could sell at a cost."
Pros: "Seating was fine"
Cons: "Did not have a wheelchair waiting for my wife when we arrived in LAX"
Pros: "room and services"
Cons: "can't think of anything"
Cons: "Even the baggage was quick (highly unusual for Columbus, Ohio)! Everything went smoothly."
Cons: "Delays due to Democrats not making deal"
Pros: "Good service this morning"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "We left early"
Pros: "Arrived ahead of time"
Pros: "On time/ early arrival!"
Cons: "Most bring on 2 large carry ons slowing down boarding an de- planeing."
Cons: "My sit changed last minute, noisy babies"
Pros: "The cheese bites were amazing!"
Cons: "Plane journey awful. Speaker had a loud buzzing noise all the time so never heard a word bad landing. Rattling plane Very cold."
Cons: "My luggage is lost."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Small aircraft"
Cons: "After we boarded and were already sitting in our sits the stewardess came and removed our bags from the overhead compartment for another person with a larger bag! We ended up storing our bags under the sits in-front. The way it was done it was rude and with no consideration for our comfort."
Cons: "Delays, delays, delays... first class ticket from BOS to MSP got me a 6 hour delay and a middle seat in econ main cabin at the back of the plane. Delta you suck!"
Cons: "Break downs again... At least this time they found another plane."
Cons: "insufficient overhead luggage space"
Pros: "Food was plenty."
Cons: "Long security lines at Logan. No free WiFi"
Pros: "We were in the plane for 3 hours before we could depart. No one offered us a drink or snack."
Pros: "Comfort Plus allowed us to board early, useful USB ports."
Pros: "Service vey Good. Nice choices. Comfort seating very nice"
Cons: "WiFi awful. Useless."
Pros: "The selection of movies to watch was very good."
Cons: "No snacks passed out"
Cons: "The delta studio didn't work with Android 8"
Pros: "Whole thing was easy, plane was nicely updated on the interior"
Pros: "The staff are wonderful and helpful. Best wishes to Delta. Please keep the great employees."
Pros: "the service in general very nice"
Cons: "Much older plane. Not as comfortable as some other planes I've been on."
Pros: "Nice people. Very helpful."
Cons: "LOST MY BAG IN BOSTON BEFORE EVEN TAKING OFF!!!! Did not make it, and then won't deliver it when it makes it to Kathmandu! This is most distressing."
Pros: "Everything else"
Cons: "Missed our connection. Spent the night in Minneapolis. Luckily we had no urgent reason to get home to."
Cons: "Jet airways sucks"
Pros: "Free Wi-Fi and entertainment. Landed early."
Cons: "Way too crowded during Covid, every single seat was taken. Then, to make things worse, they let people in with food so they'd have the excuse to unmask in-flight. On top of which, they passed around snacks (in a 2-hr flight?? during Covid??) so 80% of the plane took their masks off to eat their pretzels and drink their water. Unacceptable."
Pros: "The flights seemed to go fast once we were in the air and it was nice the pilot was trying to get us there earlier because we had taken off late."
Cons: "I upgraded to 1st class for both flights but the plane seating was very dismal and hadn't been upgraded in either of these planes for a long time. After we boarded the plane we were told that no drink, snacks or food would be offered. The attendant shut off the lights as soon as we got in the air and kept it dark in the cabin until 10 minutes before we landed. She never came around to check on us once or ask if we needed anything. I was so thirsty when we landed. I have decided that I will either go back to United Airlines or check out the 1st class options at American Airlines better next time. This might not have been their fault, I'm not sure what it was, but the flight was late landing and we took off an hour late as well which really put me behind schedule."
Cons: "No social distancing due to all of the seats being booked. My significant other was moved from her seat to another one across from me which was unfortunate."
Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "No beverages available to even purchase ! Ridiculous!"
Pros: "Yes everything was great"
Cons: "Nothing everything was great"
Cons: "The plane was cold. The entertainment was mediocure. The staff was telling the people to get in their seats quickly as they had missed their scheduled time for take off. Yet, they 1st said we would board a little late because og clearing out the previous flight. And, no one could get carry-ons above their own seats and had to go back to then come forward. The attendants should monitor better what is brought onboard. I thought they were rude. And it took almost an hr to get our luggage at the carosel."
Cons: "More comfortable seating. Fortunately this flight was also late in departing so I was able to make the connection!"
Cons: "Boarding seems to always take longer than necessary. Why not board passengers in the back of the plane after special status boards?"
Pros: "Amazing crew"
Cons: "Seats are hard and uncomfortable"
Cons: "Was delayed a lot"
Pros: "Direct flight from Sioux Falls to Dallas"
Cons: "We turned around due to equipment issues and had to spend the night. While American picked up the tab, instead of staying at one of the hotels on-site, we were shipped via bus to a low-rate hotel roughly 45 minutes away. Did not feel safe that night!!"
Pros: "The Cabin Crew were very kind and always cared about your comfort."
Pros: "I was sitting next to really fun people, so that made the flight more fun. The crew was nice."
Cons: "The baggage delay was rough. It was due to lightning so it wasn't totally the airline's fault, but my bag was unloaded from the plane at 7:45pm according to the AA app, and I didn't get it from the carousel until 8:59pm. I don't know where it was in the meantime after being unloaded."
Pros: "They quickly rebooked us after cancelling our original flights"
Cons: "The British Airways experience was awful. American should be ashamed for selling that business class seat. The seats were confusing, uncomfortable, and tiny. I feel like I paid a full price rate for a stripped down and discounted product. Not flying BA ever again if I have a choice."
Pros: "We were delayed due to inbound flight being late. Then weather set in, which delayed all flights outbound in ORD. The flight crew went above and beyond to make up for your delay."
Cons: "My luggage was delayed. I received it the day after"
Cons: "Need to have handheld device to watch entertainment. Terribly uncomfortable. Delay getting out of Dallas."
Cons: "Allow married people to travel with their news names."
Cons: "One of the seats in fseat"
Pros: "Yup, the best part was that even with Basic Economy our family got to sir together and love that the carry-on is free again. Try the crackers instead of Pretzels as a snack though"
Pros: "Those little cookies were good and that's about it. The second half of this trip was a disaster and the crew, agents, and American Airlines should be ashamed at how they treat people just trying to go about their normal business lives. Makes me wish SouthWest had more flights."
Cons: "The agents at the connecting flight were absolutely the worst ever. Management would not even acknowledge who he was or me and didn't care to help in any way. If they would have pulled they faces out of their personal cell phones they might have been able to be helpful. Worst. Attitudes. Ever."
Cons: "Delayed for more than 2 hours, at midnight, then more delay over the plane"
Cons: "Neverr made to Chicago due to maintenance issues on 2 separate planes. Missed connection, got a different flight to LaGuardia,, atill dont gave luggage that had been out for delivery since 6/30."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "DFW is in terrible condition,same as ORD T3."
Cons: "Fast flight"
Pros: "News, Maps"
Pros: "Entertainment and personnel."
Cons: "Very tight economy seats (and I am a small woman)."
Pros: "Smooth in every way."
Cons: "Everything was ok"
Pros: "Seats, hospitality, friendly demeanor of the staff"
Cons: "Food did not match the Indian palatte. In spite of specific request for indian food, what was served smelt and tasted like Chinese food masqueraded as indian"
Cons: "90 minutes late"
Pros: "change to larger aircraft meant more room."
Cons: "change to larger aircraft caused significant delay without option to disembark while maintenance was being done. Also time between connections was too tight."
Pros: "In seat entertainment"
Cons: "Not enough food options for purchase."
Cons: "Flight delay"
Pros: "Great flight, no issues."
Cons: "Dont have any issues"
Pros: "The free movies that are provided with the normal boarding passes is a huge plus that definitely comes in handy for longer flights. The staff did handle the delays very professionally and offered to help in any way possible"
Cons: "The flight received multiple displays before the plane landed then once it had landed it took the crew over an hour to decide that it was broken and that we would need to relocate to another plane."
Pros: "I really like having the ability to upgrade to a more roomy seat the most. I am 6 foot 1in and leg room is so very important to me when i fly, it the difference between a good experience and a great experience. For just a few more dollars i was able to enjoy a great flight."
Cons: "I don't like not having the movies to watch on the back of the seats, although i do understand the cost cutting reasons. It's not a problem, just saying."
Cons: "Kayak repeatedly listed the departure gate as D36 when it was D17."
Pros: "I loved the Movies that I could watch, Charger plug ins as well as the service. No extra hassel."
Cons: "Everything was fine. The flight was on time and I made it home safely."
Pros: "Badly handled dealy situation"
Cons: "Airplane very clean like new"
Cons: "Seemed like most people had the same boarding group so the queue was a cluster"
Pros: "I didn't like anything"
Cons: "Overhead compartments full. Had to check carry-ons to final destination before boarding. Groups 3 and 4 and most of Group 2 had to check their carry-ons due to AA allowing more than 2 carry on items per person and oversize carry on items for Groups 1, and all the Advantage classes called."
Pros: "Almost half empty cabin made this a very pleasant flight!"
Cons: "Food on AA was mediocre as usual. Edamame salad was nice and fresh for a change. Desserts are now prepackaged wrapping similar to candy bar..."
Pros: "Entertainment screens at every seat. Enjoying and helped pass time of flight very well"
Cons: "Should be allowed one checked bag per person at no charge"
Pros: "An old aircraft but well maintained. Crew was courteous and efficient. No food or entertainment"
Cons: "Delay in receipt of baggage at Chicago"
Pros: "This new 787 was by far the best flight experience I've ever had. Superior equipment to other airlines and most other American planes. Loved my flight!!!!"
Pros: "Fantastic first class seats and service."
Pros: "Courtesy turning off the lights during a night flight."
Cons: "Outdated aircraft. Newer models have an entertainment monitor and individualized charging stations on each seat."
Pros: "Friendly crew, both at the gate and on the plane."
Cons: "This is the second time in a row that I've had a flight delayed over an hour on United Airlines."
Cons: "6 hours of delay"
Cons: "flight was late close to 4 hrs"
Cons: "Missed my connecting flight. Had to pay my suitcase extra (60 dollars)."
Cons: "I choosed this very very expensive flight because it was so import to be home in CPH at 9.00 for an important meeting. My flight from Chicago was delayed and nothing was done by the pilots to arrive on time. Despite the delay, I managed to arrive on time to my Connecting flight to CPH - only to realize that I was moved to a later flight. Now I have spent 2.300 USD on a poor flight that do NOT bring me to my destination on time. I am a frequent flyer, and will do everything I can Avoiding United going forward. Never United again"
Cons: "Better snacks & more legroom"
Pros: "Staff are very nice"
Cons: "Not user friendly for videos"
Pros: "It was fine."
Cons: "Everything was fine................................."
Cons: "Work with me on ticket"
Cons: "No leg room"
Cons: "No food"
Pros: "Omg the movie selection was amazing!!!!"
Cons: "Worst shittiest experience! Delayed by 3 hours"
Pros: "Everything for this flight was as expected for my ticket purchase."
Cons: "I had no problems with this flight."
Pros: "Nice crew and entertainment"
Cons: "3 hrs delay"
Cons: "Extended layover by over an hour"
Cons: "We have to pay for entertainment The flight wasn't smooth honestly one of the worst ever Even counting the combat flights that I took to Iraq seriously I almost vomited and that never ever happened to me on a flight"
Cons: "Having to depart from another airport"
Pros: "Great fly very attenty personal"
Cons: "crying babies and no food"
Pros: "Boarding and de-boarding seemed quicker than other flights on other airlines"
Cons: "Noisy/ squeaky seat"
Cons: "Everything else"
Cons: "I don't being changed to United flights"
Pros: "I got all my steps I while waited. Was rebooked on an American airplane for my connection on Chicago"
Cons: "Over a 3 hr delay in leaving Flont"
Pros: "Everything was fine but not having the option of personal device entertainment was annoying, really annoying, I don't appreciate that kind of cheapness annoying."
Cons: "No personal device entertainment and I'm 5'2 and my legs felt cramped, I felt sorry for the two guys sitting next to me"
Cons: "My connecting flight from Chicago to Madison was cancelled with no explanation and no other alternatives provided, other than to get a hotel in Chicago and try to catch a flight to Madison the next day. United said they would not cover the cost of transportation to a hotel or the cost of the hotel. In addition, my luggage was misplaced and sent to Madison and could not be located. The number United provided to me to check on the whereabouts of my bag no one ever answered, even though I called multiple, multiple times."
Pros: "Ice cream Sunday."
Cons: "45 minutes delay at Rome during departure. Dirty bathroom. Limited movies."
Cons: "The boarding process is a bit chaotic. I honestly think the wi fi should be free."
Cons: "When I found out I had to pay for my luggage that was it for me. Everything went downhill from there."
Cons: "The wait"
Pros: "Nice people working."
Cons: "The weather! And air traffic control!!"
Pros: "On time. Early."
Pros: "Fast and easy to use"
Pros: "I'm home safe"
Cons: "The delay"
Pros: "Everything was in time."
Cons: "I did not go to Edmonton, and was not notified. They placed me on a non stop from Vancouver to Chicago. It was lucky that I caught the change."
Cons: "Flight delayed 5 hours until 2am then about to take off and while on the runway I receive the text "Your flight to Chicago (UA1282) is canceled due to required crew rest" then they didn't have enough crew to unload the bags from the plane so I was without a bag containing all my medication. They rebooked me on a flight with a 2 hour layover when I had a direct flight before. Didn't give me any food or travel vouchers and now I missed MY OWN BRIDAL SHOWER! Very VERY unhappy."
Cons: "considerate steward checked for wheelchair at ORD"
Pros: "For all everything was OK"
Pros: "Attendants were very courteous and helpful"
Pros: "Only person in the row so could work sideways."
Cons: "Very cramped, movies and shows require payment"
Cons: "They lost my piece of luggage."
Cons: "Is a seatback tv too much to ask for?"
Cons: "1 of the worst landing I have ever experienced."
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "See first leg response above"
Cons: "My husband, sister, brother-in-law and myself flew into STL. We thought we had booked the same flight but when we got there found out our departure flight was different. We asked about moving them to our floght but it was over booked so we asked if we could move to there flight. They had 15 open seats. They told us no. There would be a charge of 500 dollars if we wanted to change. We decided to just fly out first and meet them there. We stood by the counter to speak about meeting. As we did we could hear them telling the next couple that they would have to move to the later flight. It was a huge problem for them as they would miss there connection. We then offered again to take the later flight so they could take our place on the over booked flight and make there connection. They where unwilling. Then we get on the flight and the plane was nasty and dirty. We put out tray table down and there was drink and dirt all over it. When asked if they could be cleaned we got an attitude. They never came back to do it. Luckily I had a wet wipe to do it. The plan smelled like urine. Same was true for our return flight. The plane was very old and not taken care of. This is not the first problem is we have had with United. We will not be flying with them any longer."
Pros: "Everything was great, no waits, and right on time!"
Cons: "There was a delay and that caused me to rush and worry about my connection flight"
Pros: "Friendlier attendance."
Pros: "That our pilot was confident in getting us home safely in a storm!!"
Cons: "At least let the people with no baggage go 1st"
Pros: "Everything was good"
Pros: "Quick, easy. Friendly staff.."
Cons: "The plane was delayed due to “maintenance” but no explanation was given as to why."
Cons: "Waiting for 2+ hours at the gate waiting for the plane to leave."
Pros: "Always liked frontier."
Cons: "Wait was a longer than expected."
Cons: "Sardine-like seating"
Pros: "Gave me a great seat"
Pros: "Service was fast and friendly and very efficient!!"
Cons: "Everything was fine other than how cold it was on the plane. The coldness actually woke me up several times because it was so bad."
Cons: "The check-in process at DIA was very disorganized. And 2 hours just to check-in is way too long."
Cons: "I can not adjust the chair. Not comfortable."
Pros: "not much"
Cons: "boarding process was a disaster. no one knew what they were doing. $30 for a carry? seriously? No free snack on the plane. Everything cost $5-$10... never again will i fly Frontier."
Cons: "at the last minute before boarding had to change gates"
Pros: "Are you kidding?"
Cons: "Stewardesses were rude, took forever for the plan to taxi to our gate, 2 delays in which the emails were sent very late to let us know."
Pros: "Speedy boarding, take off was smooth."
Cons: "Seating was a little cramp, landing was rough."
Cons: "Prices to high"
Cons: "Charge for cabin lugguage and soft drinks"
Cons: "Be careful flying budget airlines. Their gate options are few if something goes wrong."
Pros: "Delayed 2 hours with no update information. As a frustrated passenger asked for answers. Called all over the nation for help. Upon boarding, was told Frontier had the right not to serve me. Refunded my money and then i had to book through another airline at 3am... long story short, nightmare."
Cons: "All of it."
Cons: "Mechanical issue with the plane was reported the night before and not looked at until next morning after all passages had to be boarded. This caused all passengers to have to be unloaded and wait numerous hours before knowing if/when we were leaving. They passed out a handful of breakfast voucher then stopped until about an hour later they gave the rest of us our vouchers."
Cons: "The seat headrest was uncomfortable hard to sleep.."
Pros: "Upgraded us!"
Cons: "Told us the Wrong carrosol for our baggage."
Pros: "Boarded quickly"
Cons: "Boarded quickly to sit forever. We taxied in Chicago for 30 min..."
Cons: "That we had to buy drinks and snacks"
Pros: "Fast boarding, earlier departure and very earlier arrival."
Cons: "No entertainment"
Cons: "It's the most basic you can get... I never seen an airline that offers more alcohol than good onboard I spend over 3- 1/2 hr completely starving The seat doesn't recline no entertainment what's so ever . It's 2016 Let's stop this world war 90's"
Pros: "Not a thing!"
Cons: "The lack of empathy for my situation."
Pros: "The prices"
Cons: "I got charged for selecting my seat. The additional cost was never mentioned before booking my trip. I won't fly frontier again!"
Pros: "Very roomy cabin"
Cons: "Absence of basic amenities like water"
Pros: "Attendants were pleasant and arrivals and departures were excellent....other than that I would not recommend this airline."
Cons: "Uncomfortable chairs,"
Pros: "Smooth landing."
Cons: "The added charges for my self contained firearms."
Pros: "Biggest negative? Charged me 30 dollars to check my luggage, tossed it around so much that a bottle of scotch broke all over the contents, leaving me nothing to give as gift and nothing to wear . When I asked the representative at the airport what she could do about it, she said, "oh those things happen. " Not planning to go with Frontier again."
Cons: "They lost my baggage, and didn't make an effort to get it to me the same day."
Cons: "the lady at the counter told me that my bag was ok if i told some things out , i threw away some things i wanted came back and she preceeded to tell i still had to pay 45 dollars and she did not tell me that so i lost my samples and am very angry"
Cons: "Over 1.5 hr delay in Las Vegas- sometime cannot be helped, I understand."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "A whole lot"
Pros: "overall we were most happy with our experience we have never traveled on Frontier not used to all the separate fees but, it was all good!"
Pros: "It was easy to board and get everything stowed and get seated. No issues with check in, or navigating to the gate."
Cons: "It was very cold on flight, other passengers mentioned being cold too."
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "The plane was a little run down in terms of cleanliness. The pilot didn't announce things. For instance we were on the tarmac for a while to get to the gate upon landing and he never announced the amount of time it would take...to the point where passengers verbally questioned the attendants, "How long does this plane take to get to the gate?""
Cons: "You have to check in an hour before ur flight or else ur flight gets cancelled."
Pros: "on time"
Cons: "low comfort seats"
Cons: "Plane was delayed twice because of crew scheduling errors. Also two checked bags cost me over $100!! Terrible airline!"
Cons: "I thought it was $25 to bring a carry on but it was $57. What a rip off. I will never fly spirt again."
Pros: "Arrived early"
Cons: "Plane was dirty"
Pros: "I was most impressed with how well the flight attendants handled the situation of a screaming baby whose diaper needed changing. One attendant politely and amiably told the father (who was traveling alone with two small children) about the changing table in the bathroom and assisted him in retrieving his bag and getting to the bathroom with the two children. Another attendant came by with air freshener while the family was in the bathroom, as the area where they had been sitting had started to smell. Overall, the crew was very professional and friendly, managing to improve the situation smoothly and without making anyone feel badly."
Pros: "Price, but know what to expect."
Cons: "Spirit charges even for water."
Cons: "Not worth the hassle. After paying for bags and seats it costs more than a good airline. Cancelled my flight and basically offered no assistance. They blamed 'weather' because of thunderstorms. No reason not to wait out a thunderstorm. Requested a refund and still don't have my money back."
Cons: "Once I saw the criminal amount of extra money this sham airline charges for every possible thing they can think of. Don't be fooled by the so called cheaper rates, just picking a seat will jack the price up above any other airline."
Pros: "i really enjoyed being charged $57 upon arrival for a small carryon bag that went in the bin above my seat."
Cons: "i didnt like the mysterious additional $80 charge I got from "flight network" on top of my standard air fare and fees, but that may have been a KAYAK scam not a SPIRIT one. I was very clearly made aware of the airfare cost and fees, why wasnt i blatently told Id be charged an additional $80? WILL NOT BE FLYING SPIRIT AGAIN AND LIKELY NOT USING KAYAK TO BOOK EITHER"
Pros: "Keeping to the schedule"
Cons: "Boarding. Suggestion - board the back of the plane first. Back to front."
Pros: "nothing, if the air line is cheap don't means attitude"
Cons: "Staff don't know how to talk to someone very expensive price for bags always canceling flight time....."
Cons: "I just don't like to fly in general...."
Pros: "Crew was nice."
Cons: "$182 in fees round trip once Spirit charged me extra for (1) carry-on and (1) checked bag."
Pros: "Everything was good enough today. Only a brief delay. Sure beat the much longer delay experienced on our way to Boston earlier this week."
Cons: "The flight attendants promoted signing up for the Spirit credit card during the last few minutes of the flight but didn't have any pens for us to use. But I wouldn't have signed up anyway after reading the conditions, such as expiring miles and limited award seats available on flights. That's OLD SCHOOL. I have a card through a bank where the miles never expire, there aren't any blackouts, and I can use the miles on any flight any airline at any time even if 100 other people ahead of me are using their mileage. HOW? The miles I receive convert to dollar amounts which purchase tickets."
Pros: "On time, security, organized"
Pros: "Good legroom, no delays"
Cons: "Cheap flight but they get you on bags. $55 for a carryon!!!, really?!!! If if your checked bag is over 40 lbs. You pay Ann extra $30. We paid $350 four the flight for 2 to boston round trip. We ended up paying $310 In extra luggage fees."
Pros: "Spirit is the worst airline. Completely inefficient. Will never fly again"
Cons: "Spirit is the worst airline. Completely inefficient. Will never fly again"
Pros: "It went where I needed to go"
Cons: "There is almost nothing that would make me use this airline again. My flight wasn't even cheap, so that definitely didn't make up for the fact that I paid $50 both ways for my carry on bag, and one $30 seat fee so that I could request a window seat on a cross-country red eye. Water is not free on the plane, and still there were no seat back pockets, so the water bottle I bought (and didn't want in my bag w/ important documents) rolled around on the floor all night. I'm a small woman, and there was barely space for me to fit in the seat. Uncomfortable, expensive."
Cons: "Didn't realize that bag would cost $50 and that there was not even water available for free. Most uncomfortable flight ever."
Cons: "55.00 fee for carry on luggage 50.00 fee for each checked bag I understand that it was a cheap flight, but they make up for that cost with all the fees! Plus there is no inservice drinks...everything is for purchase only. No cash, only credit used. Both my flights were delayed. The first one only and hour. The second over two hours. Crew on both were unprofessional and unkept. They were all wearing different color uniforms, I never knew if it was a flight attendant or a passenger. I would skip this airline in the future and just pay the extra with a better know airline. You will be paying extra in fees anyway, by going with this company. Oh and if you don't pay the 55.00 for your carry on at time of check in--they will charge you 100.00 at the gate. Terrible!"
Cons: "BOSTON AIRPORT PROBLEM , LOUSY BOARDING AREA. ROOM FOR 150 PEOPLE BUT 300 WAITING. NOT SPIRITS FAULT."
Pros: "Plane was clean and new looking, seating comfortable, storage good."
Cons: "Long check-in line, clerk didn't seem to understand the software. Boarding lounges crowded and shabby. Website confusing and too "cute.""
Cons: "Never fails to be horrible. Had to wait on plane for 30 min to be fielded. -after landing in Chicago had to sit on plane for 30 min because there was no gate."
Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "Everything was good."
Pros: "The only good thing was the cheap airfare, but with all the other charges you end up paying the same amount for a better airline."
Cons: "Steep prices for carry ons ($100 RT), no free bevs even water!"
Cons: "The flight was cancelled due to the plane being stuck in another city due to weather. I've had this happen before with other airlines, and they were able to rebook me on another airline's flight, with no price difference. With Spirit, they only were able to refund my money or move me to another date, four days later, which would have caused me to miss the event I was supposed to attend over the weekend. I thought since I was flying solo, without my kids in tow, using a cut-rate airline would have worked out. I've had no problems with JetBlue or SW in the past. But I would stay away from using Spirit."
Cons: "Did not like the customer service that we received the day before our travel booked flight may 30,2016 paid with credit card call spirt day before with question on luggage receive confirmation 2 days before agent informed us that we did not have an outbound flight she did not know how it was removed spent 2 hours with supervisor whom finally regained the flight I originally booked and all he could do was apologized for my inconvenience. We are very upset and probably will never fly SPIRIT AGAIN nor recommend you to our friends and familly"
Pros: "NOTHING POSITIVE!"
Cons: "They chose to cancel the return flight within 2 hours of the scheduled departure and were not at all helpful trying to get anyone out on any other airlines (because they're next available flight to that destination was 4 days out...) Not to mention on the initial flight to my destination, they had everyone board the plane 40 minutes early and then told everyone they had to all evacuate the plane and delayed the flight for 4 hours for NO reason!!!!! I would highly recommend avoiding flying spirit airlines at all cost, what I thought was a decent deal ended costing me an extra $400 for my last minute one-way trip and adding many many hours to my time traveling......"
Cons: "We will try and avoid flying Spirit. This is the second time that Spirit has cancelled a flight without enough notice. They were the only airline to cancel. They could only get us out 2 days later. They refunded our money but not the extra fees for seats and bags. We had to pay double the price to get home on another airline"
Cons: "Both my round trip flight from Boston to Chicago were canceled due to weather. I wasn't given any warning. The most I got was an email that said "your flight may have been canceled" after the time of when the flight was supposed to leave. I waited in lines for hours to get refunds. I didn't have time to wait a second hour and ended up buying a new flight with American. There were not enough employees to deal with the line of people waiting. We had to wait for two different groups of people flying to other cities to process their baggage. I left the line after an hour or else I would have missed my flight. They gave me a number to call in order to get a refund and this call has taken me about an hour and a lot of explaining, even though a refund was promised. It's too much to deal with. I won't fly with spirit again."
Cons: "My return flight is cancelled and I realized that exactly at the time of getting boarding pass and it cause me 12 hours delay to teach my destination as I looked for alternative flight from another airlines ....All in all it's an awful service and awful trip simply I choose Spririt airlines.Charging luggage fee is another worst thing that I realized!!"
Cons: "You have to pay extra for everything... Your seat, baggage, snacks. No leg room, and you can't lean your seat back to get semi-comfortable. Never taking a spirit flight again."
Cons: "$55 for a carry on bag is ridiculous, charging at all for a carry on bag is ridiculous"
Cons: "There was a delay that was not announced at the gate"
Pros: "cheap ticket"
Cons: "with all the ridiculous extras I only saved $20 from Delta"
Pros: "More comfortable than I expected"
Cons: "Fees are too complicated"
Cons: "Long delays. Poor explanation. No ground crew to ask questions to for hours. Ground crew that arrived was surly. No offer of even a soft drink to make up for one hour sitting on Tarmac after more than one hour delay or more at terminal."
Pros: "Tickets availability on a short notice"
Cons: "The price was not cheap- and I had to pay extra for carry on, for window seat and no free water, coffee or non-alcohol drinks is really, really bad There were no sighs throughout Boston airport for SPIRIT"
Pros: "It was very bad"
Cons: "The price mostly for charging me for my small bag"
Pros: "on time, professional"
Cons: "very little legroom (I am 6'3") -- much better on return flight"
Pros: "Not much that I liked. The one and only thing I liked was the view I had outside the window."
Cons: "What should I start with. They wouldn't let me check in online and told me to call a representative but I never got one. Then I had to check in using their kiosk thing which charged me 10$! They have so many little fees that you honestly don't save much money using them. The plane is cramped and small. The crew was pretty rude and not very friendly and I would not use this airline ever again"
Cons: "The flight to Chicago was fine, but getting home was another story. After delaying the flight about 1.5 hours the flight was cancelled. No real reason was given and no other airlines were canceling flights. When I called to get on the next flight, they said the earliest they could get me home to Boston was in 2 days. Everyone was frantically trying to rebook and the other airlines were selling out. Long story short, I ended up paying $270 for a flight to Providence via Charlotte on American Airline. My husband then drove the hour to Providence to pick me up. All in all....I am all set with Spirit Airlines."
Pros: "Absolutely nothing"
Cons: "hidden charges, lack of good customer service at the airport. Its just a horrible airline which need either to be closed or sold to a another major airline"
Pros: "Flights were on time"
Cons: "All the extra charges for carry-on luggage, seat selection etc. Will never use this airline again"
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