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Origin
New York
$201
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$201
San Diego
$214
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$214
Seattle
$144
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$144
Phoenix
$121
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$121
Santa Ana
$196
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$196
Dallas
$203
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$203
Washington
$272
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$272
Destination
Des Moines
$121
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$121
Thu, Apr 5
PHX
DSM
2h 52m
Tue, Apr 10
DSM
PHX
3h 00m
Trip: 6 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue, Apr 3
PHX
DSM
5h 38m
Thu, Apr 5
DSM
PHX
3h 20m
Trip: 3 days
6.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.1 Good
Based on 16 reviews
Overall
5.9
Boarding
6.4
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.7
PHX
DSM
Good 6.0

It was a direct flight to Phoenix from Des Moines and a good price.

The boarding area was moved. No one was at the new gate to tell us we were at the right place. The monitor was not updated also so we would know we were at the right gate. I did not realize that not even a free beverage was provided on this over 3 hour flight. Everything had an extra charge.

PHX
DSM
Mediocre 3.0

Dislike ,

Dirty plane, staff not so compassionate. Crew didn't even clean the plane before the boarding. Flight delayed by 45 minutes.

PHX
DSM
Excellent 8.0

Left on time, arrived early

Long wait for bags

PHX
DSM
Excellent 10.0

It was everything I expected from a no frills airline. The plane we were on was newer even in the back of the plane the leg room wasn't bad. I'm 5'9 just for a reference.

The only thing that was a problem you can't check in on your ipad. Being on vacation I didn't have a laptop with me or easy access to one. If I didn't check in before getting to the airport I didn't want to pay any extra for my bags than I needed to.

ATL
DEN
Excellent 8.0

The gate agent and the crew were great to accommodate the barrage of flight changes. Once we were cleared for takeoff the flight was very smooth and the cabin crew as well as the pilots did a fantastic job to ensure timely arrival and that everyone is accommodated.

I received at least 3 emails that that the flight was delayed: by 30min, 12min and then by 1min. Of course the mobile app did not reflect this (in an effort to make things more confusing). Once we boarded it was very very hot inside and the pilot informed us that we'll get cooled as soon as they start the engines.

Wed, May 23
LGA
DSM
6h 05m
Thu, May 31
DSM
LGA
5h 03m
Trip: 9 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 28211 reviews
Overall
7.4
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.7
SJU
MIA
Excellent 9.3

New onboard entertainment

CLT
ILM
Mediocre 3.0

Three hours delay. I paid for a upgrade to first class. But because of the flight change i didn't get to keep my upgrade and I had to beg for a refund. I have had two trips in the past 5 days and all flights have been anywhere from 1 to 3 hours late. Worst experience with AA I have had in a long time.

PHX
GEG
Good 7.3

The crew was friendly and informative. They were very helpful. The

The seats were uncomfortable. They were hard and so narrow I had to sit crooked in the seat to keep from getting banged into by the service carts and every person going by to the bathrooms. I'm not tiny, but I'm not huge either, it was just overcrowded. It was also very hot in the airplane the entire way from Phoenix to Spokane. My husband, who is always cold, was even hot.

CLT
LGA
Excellent 10.0

Ability to upgrade to first class

Security taking forever

DFW
FLL
Excellent 8.0

No issues at all

N/A

Wed, Mar 21
SAN
DSM
8h 39m
Tue, Apr 3
DSM
SAN
5h 48m
Trip: 14 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 54591 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
EWR
PTY
Excellent 10.0

Friendly staff, great food.Overall good flight

Limited Space for Carry on luggage had to exit plane in order to check the bag in to cargo area. Confused as to why the crew chosen had no Spanish speaking attendants. We were going to panama there will more then 1 traveler that may not know how to speak English.

IAH
SAN
Mediocre 2.6

The staff were fine, nothing really great, but nothing bad either.

So, we'll start with boarding. Why airlines can't figure out to board the plane from back to front is beyond me. No, let's load front to back so everyone has to uncomfortably shove past the people who have already taken their seats at the front of the plane. Then you get back there and all the overhead bins are full because everyone takes as many bags as possible onto the plane. Then you have to sacrifice the already tiny amount of foot room, "to put the bag fully underneath the seat in front of you." At this point you should be fine, except if you're over five and a half feet tall (I don't know if that's true I'm 6'2" and 275 lbs,) because then your knees are going to be buried so deep in the chair in front of you that the person up there doesn't even need a seat they can just sit on your knees. Luckily for you tall people, they put a nice metal rod just about knee level to really dig in and cause pain . . . Yay! Being a big guy, you try to be considerate and fold your arms in to give the person next to you as much space as possible, but don't expect that back as they'll spread out and become as wide as possible. Then to distract yourself from the discomfort, you try to use the free in flight entertainment via the United app, but "it's not available right now." In summation either be short and small or be rich and buy the seats with extra legroom when you fly United.

IAH
HNL
Excellent 9.3

The flight crew was very welcoming and positive. They were attentive and ensures that every one had headsets, blanckets etc for the 8.5 hour flight.

Lacking food healthy food options. No salads or light bites available. The warm food that they did have was terrible and very salty. I wish their in-flight entertainment was not on our own devices because updates to the app are required which you wouldnt know unless you were on the plane and connected to their wifi.

DEN
IAH
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing

Never made it. Stuck in Denver.

IAD
GVA
Excellent 10.0

Best flight I have ever experienced!

Nothing

Fri, Mar 30
LGA
DSM
3h 22m
Sun, Apr 8
DSM
LGA
2h 47m
Trip: 10 days
9.5ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 9.5 Excellent
Based on 3 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.4
ATL
MEX
Excellent 10.0

Flight was on time, crew was friendly, plane was clean, and boarding was painless and efficient. Food was served which was a huge plus. I appreciate having a choice of almonds for a snack.

DTW
MEX
Excellent 8.3

Even though I was disappointed by not being able to get the boarding passes from Delta for Aeromexico’s connecting flight to Bogota, I had an agent greet me after customs in Mexico to issue the boarding pass so I could use the transfer flight line. Excellent service throughout the entire trip.

Confusion over my boarding pass at the Delta terminal in Detroit.

BOS
JFK
Excellent 9.3

The volume controls on the tv we’re pretty poor. Was either too loud or too soft with only 5-6 volume settings.

BOS
BNA
Excellent 8.0

Service vey Good. Nice choices. Comfort seating very nice

WiFi awful. Useless.

SMF
ATL
Excellent 8.6

The crew were so polite and happy!

Those seats! UGH!

Tue, Apr 10
SEA
DSM
16h 07m
Wed, Apr 18
DSM
SEA
6h 23m
Trip: 9 days
5.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 5.7 Okay
Based on 33843 reviews
Overall
5.9
Boarding
6.4
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.7
MKE
TPA
Mediocre 2.0

the flights and attendents were good ,flight was delayed almost 2 hours on my return flight

didnt have to pay for luggage on first flight put under seat on return flight the girl at ticket counter was rude to me and charged me 45.00 for my bag i put under my seat and she was not a pleasant person to deal with, i wouldnt fly frontier again

BUF
MCO
Mediocre 3.3

The service was Ok, but our flight was 4 hours delayed and it wasn't mechanical or weather related delay, the airline made a scheduling error, we almost missed our car rental and we didn't get to our destination til really late at night when it should been there in the daytime. Overall, won't fly with them again

ISP
MIA
Excellent 10.0

Great flight from Islip to MIA. Looked at another review about water on flights and I was told by the crew that water is FREE!

Seats are small but newly redesigned.

DCA
DEN
Excellent 8.0

Friendly staff

Didn't like I wasn't offered a cup of water and they nickel and dime you for EVERYTHING!

DEN
ORD
Excellent 9.6

They left me alone.

Fold down tables are tiny

Tue, May 8
SEA
DSM
16h 12m
Wed, May 16
DSM
SEA
6h 05m
Trip: 9 days
5.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 5.7 Okay
Based on 33843 reviews
Overall
5.9
Boarding
6.4
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.7
TPA
LAS
Okay 4.3

Very reasonable price.

You literally have to pay for even the basic things, including for seats to recline. Cushion on seats thin and seats don't recline. 5hrs flight and No entertainment, no tv, no radio, no complimentary food...they offered a cup of water.

DEN
ORD
Excellent 9.6

They left me alone.

Fold down tables are tiny

IAD
SAT
Mediocre 3.6

The crew was helpful and apologetic.

They purposefully understaffed the check in counter, which you have to use. They charge for every little thing, even carry on bags and snacks. The seats might as well be lawn chairs. They are so close together everyone onboard will die from head injuries if there's an accident. I'll fly Southwest from now on.

ISP
MIA
Excellent 10.0

Great flight from Islip to MIA. Looked at another review about water on flights and I was told by the crew that water is FREE!

Seats are small but newly redesigned.

PHL
DEN
Mediocre 2.0

This is actually almost a funny question because Frontier is the worst Airlines well actually that's not true spirit is the worst Airlines the seats are uncomfortable it takes about an hour and a half to just put your bags and baggage drop and then when you get on the plane They don't serve you anything they have no entertainment your crowded in can't move people are rude worst hairlines ever

Every single thing

Wed, May 30
PHX
DSM
2h 44m
Tue, Jun 5
DSM
PHX
5h 55m
Trip: 7 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Sat, May 5
DFW
DSM
15h 04m
Sun, May 6
DSM
DFW
2h 03m
Trip: 2 days
6.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.8 Good
Based on 6 reviews
Overall
7.4
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.7
DFW
FLL
Excellent 8.0

No issues at all

N/A

LHR
ORD
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing really. I will never book from Kayak ever

Everything

CLT
LGA
Excellent 10.0

Ability to upgrade to first class

Security taking forever

JAX
DFW
Excellent 8.6

Polite. Clean. Nice business class.

Would like more Western food.

JFK
EZE
Excellent 9.0

Beautiful design n great storage

Hard to get out of seat unless in fully upright biz class position

Tue, Mar 13
PHX
DSM
2h 52m
Thu, Mar 15
DSM
PHX
3h 20m
Trip: 3 days
6.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.1 Good
Based on 16 reviews
Overall
5.9
Boarding
6.4
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.7
PHX
DSM
Excellent 8.0

The price is extremely attractive and Frontier was non stop! Personal carry on item is free and the size was really generous. PLUS they have an excellent credit card rewards program!

I wasn't expecting the seats to not recline at all unless you purchase a stretch seat. I had the assumption they would still recline the typical amount. I don't like that you have to pay for your seat choice after the flight is already paid for.

ATL
DEN
Excellent 8.0

The gate agent and the crew were great to accommodate the barrage of flight changes. Once we were cleared for takeoff the flight was very smooth and the cabin crew as well as the pilots did a fantastic job to ensure timely arrival and that everyone is accommodated.

I received at least 3 emails that that the flight was delayed: by 30min, 12min and then by 1min. Of course the mobile app did not reflect this (in an effort to make things more confusing). Once we boarded it was very very hot inside and the pilot informed us that we'll get cooled as soon as they start the engines.

PHX
DSM
Excellent 8.0

Left on time, arrived early

Long wait for bags

PHX
DSM
Okay 4.0

45 dollar for carry on made me feel like I was getting screwed!

PHX
DSM
Mediocre 2.0

Sitting on tarmac for hour and a half with no time of getting off rhe plane os inhumane treatment.

Fri, Jun 1
PHX
DSM
7h 12m
Tue, Jun 5
DSM
PHX
5h 51m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Wed, Apr 4
SAN
DSM
4h 58m
Tue, Apr 10
DSM
SAN
7h 10m
Trip: 7 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 28211 reviews
Overall
7.4
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.7
SJU
MIA
Excellent 9.3

New onboard entertainment

LHR
JFK
Excellent 9.3

Great flat beds, entertainment, noise cancelling headphones. Awesome 3 course meal.

Could have made the bar area more exciting ... as Virgin Atlantic bars do.

JAX
DFW
Excellent 8.6

Polite. Clean. Nice business class.

Would like more Western food.

JFK
EZE
Excellent 9.0

Beautiful design n great storage

Hard to get out of seat unless in fully upright biz class position

LAS
DFW
Excellent 8.0

Flight was punctual and service was good.

Gate change

Fri, May 18
PHX
DSM
7h 12m
Tue, May 22
DSM
PHX
4h 55m
Trip: 5 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 54591 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
EWR
PTY
Excellent 10.0

Friendly staff, great food.Overall good flight

Limited Space for Carry on luggage had to exit plane in order to check the bag in to cargo area. Confused as to why the crew chosen had no Spanish speaking attendants. We were going to panama there will more then 1 traveler that may not know how to speak English.

MUC
IAD
Excellent 10.0

I am muslim, but I forgot to arrange the kind of food I would prefer during the flight, and the gentlement I talked to said let me see what I could do to help you about it, and few minutes later came up with muslim meal. I was really happy! Thank you all again.

Nothing.

LAX
LHR
Excellent 10.0

United Airlines team and the plaine were brilliant.

IAD
GVA
Excellent 10.0

Best flight I have ever experienced!

Nothing

DEN
LAX
Okay 5.0

Great crew and process

For the fare, the leg room is not enough for average 6'0 person to be comfortable for longer than an hour.

Wed, May 23
PHX
DSM
5h 57m
Wed, May 30
DSM
PHX
4h 55m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Wed, Apr 11
SNA
DSM
7h 03m
Wed, Apr 18
DSM
SNA
15h 22m
Trip: 8 days
5.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 5.7 Okay
Based on 33843 reviews
Overall
5.9
Boarding
6.4
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.7
IAD
SAT
Mediocre 3.6

The crew was helpful and apologetic.

They purposefully understaffed the check in counter, which you have to use. They charge for every little thing, even carry on bags and snacks. The seats might as well be lawn chairs. They are so close together everyone onboard will die from head injuries if there's an accident. I'll fly Southwest from now on.

BUF
MCO
Good 7.3

Flight was great. Checkin etc was great

ORD
RSW
Good 6.0

Crew was super nice

Delayed 3 hours, boarded and was told would be another 30minutes because of mechanical issues.

TPA
LAS
Okay 4.3

Very reasonable price.

You literally have to pay for even the basic things, including for seats to recline. Cushion on seats thin and seats don't recline. 5hrs flight and No entertainment, no tv, no radio, no complimentary food...they offered a cup of water.

DCA
DEN
Excellent 8.0

Friendly staff

Didn't like I wasn't offered a cup of water and they nickel and dime you for EVERYTHING!

Tue, Apr 3
LGA
DSM
3h 13m
Sun, Apr 8
DSM
LGA
2h 47m
Trip: 6 days
9.5ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 9.5 Excellent
Based on 3 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.4
ATL
JNB
Okay 4.0

Aircraft seemed shabby despite refresh of Comfort Plus, food was really mediocre. Steer clear of the Asian Veg option.

ECP
ATL
Excellent 9.6

We have been on 6 flights over the last 8 days, all with Delta and we have already started telling people how wonderful the service was. Sherry on this last flight was amazing, working so hard all by herself as our flight attendant. We were very impressed. And the pilots all came out to say goodbye and thank you. All very nice...esp for me who needed some wheelchair assistance. We will certainly fly with you again in the future.

Smaller plane but ok for short flight

SJC
SLC
Excellent 8.8

Good clean aircraft. Fairly comfortable seats. Even had a power outlet in my row. Not too bad for an aircraft from the late 70s.

for some reason, i had to pay to gate check a bag. It didnt seem like anyone else did while boarding my flight.

BOS
ATL
Okay 4.0

Comfort Plus allowed us to board early, useful USB ports.

DTW
MEX
Excellent 8.3

Even though I was disappointed by not being able to get the boarding passes from Delta for Aeromexico’s connecting flight to Bogota, I had an agent greet me after customs in Mexico to issue the boarding pass so I could use the transfer flight line. Excellent service throughout the entire trip.

Confusion over my boarding pass at the Delta terminal in Detroit.

Thu, Mar 22
PHX
DSM
2h 52m
Sun, Mar 25
DSM
PHX
3h 20m
Trip: 4 days
6.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.1 Good
Based on 16 reviews
Overall
5.9
Boarding
6.4
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.7
PHX
DSM
Good 6.0

It was a direct flight to Phoenix from Des Moines and a good price.

The boarding area was moved. No one was at the new gate to tell us we were at the right place. The monitor was not updated also so we would know we were at the right gate. I did not realize that not even a free beverage was provided on this over 3 hour flight. Everything had an extra charge.

PHX
DSM
Excellent 8.0

Seats were not comfortable

PHX
DSM
Mediocre 2.0

Hidden Fees, thankfully we could afford the extra $20/seat. On the first leg of the flight it was 100 degrees in the cabin, and there were NO beverages available at all. We were told there would be a 5 minute wait on the tarmac before unloading...we've been here for 45 minutes with no end in sight.

PHX
DSM
Excellent 8.0

Left on time, arrived early

Long wait for bags

PHX
DSM
Mediocre 2.0

Sitting on tarmac for hour and a half with no time of getting off rhe plane os inhumane treatment.

Tue, Mar 13
DCA
DSM
7h 34m
Wed, Mar 21
DSM
DCA
6h 59m
Trip: 9 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 54591 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
FSD
DEN
Mediocre 2.0

Friendly crew.

Stuck in Denver because our flight was delayed so we missed our connection to Houston. Couldn’t get a hotel voucher because they are claiming a weather delay (which there was none).

LAX
LHR
Excellent 10.0

United Airlines team and the plaine were brilliant.

ORD
ATL
Okay 5.6

I was so pleased that United offered the flexibility to change my flight before the chicago snowstorm without incurring a change fee.

I paid for seats on my original flight. But ended up sitting separate from my traveling companion on the new flight.

DEN
LAX
Okay 5.0

Great crew and process

For the fare, the leg room is not enough for average 6'0 person to be comfortable for longer than an hour.

IAD
GVA
Excellent 10.0

Best flight I have ever experienced!

Nothing

Fri, Jul 27
LGA
DSM
3h 12m
Sun, Jul 29
DSM
LGA
2h 48m
Trip: 3 days
9.5ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 9.5 Excellent
Based on 3 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.4
CZM
ATL
Excellent 10.0

easy but long day coming home

however on the initial trip to cozumel we where rerouted from kc to huntvilles therefore missing our connecting flight to cozumel so the airline was accomodating and reseated us on a flight to cancun instead and I was thankful but i know that that flight was cheaper when i booked this but i didnt want to make the treak to cancun and bus and then ferry to cozumel but ended up doing that anyway is there any way at all to be compensated for the diffrence I am not upset at all but that made for a really long day getting there Just putting it out there

SMF
ATL
Excellent 8.6

The crew were so polite and happy!

Those seats! UGH!

SJC
SLC
Excellent 8.8

Good clean aircraft. Fairly comfortable seats. Even had a power outlet in my row. Not too bad for an aircraft from the late 70s.

for some reason, i had to pay to gate check a bag. It didnt seem like anyone else did while boarding my flight.

ATL
JNB
Okay 4.0

Aircraft seemed shabby despite refresh of Comfort Plus, food was really mediocre. Steer clear of the Asian Veg option.

ATL
MEX
Excellent 10.0

Flight was on time, crew was friendly, plane was clean, and boarding was painless and efficient. Food was served which was a huge plus. I appreciate having a choice of almonds for a snack.

Thu, May 3
SAN
DSM
5h 37m
Tue, May 8
DSM
SAN
5h 43m
Trip: 6 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews

United States to Des Moines Flight Information

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Flights Depart from United States
Flight Price $121
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