Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Montreal
Air Canada, United Airlines and TAP AIR PORTUGAL have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights to Montreal. Confirm policies on booking site.
The cheapest airline ticket to Montreal from the United States in the last 72 hours was $110 one-way, and $266 round-trip on the route from Newark to Montreal. The most popular route is from New York to Montreal and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $266 round-trip.
In general from the United States, Air Canada, United Airlines and TAP AIR PORTUGAL fly the most to Montreal.
Montreal is served by 2 major airports. Montreal St Hubert (7 miles) is the closest to the center of Montreal and Montreal Trudeau Airport is 9 miles away from the center. View on Map.
As the airport is located so close to the city center, it is quite easy to reach downtown Montreal by either road or rail: in addition to taxis and rental cars, there is a number of regular bus routes running every day between the airport and the city center, including a shuttle bus to Dorval train station, from which you can choose to take a train into Montreal.
Montreal-Trudeau Airport offers a wide variety of services to passengers: in addition to shops and restaurants, passengers can enjoy art exhibitions and a digital library service. Services include also ATM machines and currency exchange points, free Wi-Fi, luggage trolleys, a prayer area, lounges, and a smoking area.
Yes, it does. The airport has a child-friendly policy which means that it provides nursing mothers with a place to feed their babies (most restrooms have a nursing room annex), child play areas in most lounges, courtesy carts for children are available at Departures, and a priority queue when boarding.
Also near downtown Montreal, Montreal-Mirabel International Airport is close to attractions such as the ICAR Mirabel Motorsports Complex (2.3 miles to the north), Club de Golf Le Diamant (11 miles to the south), Club de Golf le Victorien (9.5 miles to the west), and the Bois de Belle-Rivière Regional Park (10.9 miles to the south), making it a great place to land for sport aficionados.
Canada has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals. Travelers who are not Canadian citizens, permanent residents or people registered under the Indian Act may only enter Canada for essential purposes. Entrance will be denied to people traveling for tourism, sightseeing, recreation, entertainment, social visits or religious functions.
Canada has suspended all flights to and from the UK until January 6.
Foreign nationals who are eligible to travel to Canada are immediate/extended family members of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, person who is authorized by the Public Health Agency of Canada to travel to Canada for compassionate reasons, person who is authorized by the Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage to travel to Canada for the purpose of an International Single Sport Event, temporary foreign workers, international students, person approved to become a permanent resident, transiting passengers, members of the Canadian forces, accredited diplomats and their immediate family members, air and marine crew members, French citizens who live in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon and have been in only Canada.
Immediate family members of a national or permanent resident of Canada must be traveling to be with the national or permanent resident and intending to stay in Canada for 15 days or more.
Extended family members of a national or permanent resident of Canada must be traveling to be with the national or permanent resident, intending to stay in Canada for 15 days or more and have a written authorization from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
All passengers five years of age or older, must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers without a negative test will be denied to board their flight. Travelers from a country where PCR testing is unavailable will be required to report to a designated Public Health Agency of Canada quarantine facility for the duration of their mandatory 14-day quarantine. Delays in obtaining test results does not apply.
Those exempted from this requirement include children who are not five years of age or older, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.
From February 1, in addition to the mandatory pre-departure test for travelers arriving in Canada by air, all international passengers flying into Toronto Pearson airport are required to take a further COVID-19 test on arrival.
Travelers are subject to health screening. Travelers showing symptoms of COVID-19 will not be allowed to board their flight. Non-medical face masks or face coverings are required for all flights to and from Canadian airports, and within airport terminals. Anyone who cannot wear a face mask for medical reasons must be in possession of a medical certificate.
Travelers are required to submit their information digitally through Canada’s ArriveCAN app before they board their flight. This includes travel and contact information, quarantine plan and COVID-19 symptom self-assessment. They must have evidence that they have submitted their details digitally.
Travelers must have a plan to quarantine for 14 days when they arrive in Canada (including a suitable place of quarantine, how to get to their destination, get groceries and access essential services and medical care). Check the Government of Canada website for more information.
Foreign nationals traveling to Canada for a compassionate reason must get authorization from the Public Health Agency of Canada. Foreign nationals traveling without an advance written approval for an exemption of a border restriction may be denied entry into Canada.
Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.
Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.
Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.
Before traveling passengers must make their travel arrangements to transit through Canada well in advance, make flights and connections as direct as possible to limit their contact in Canada; multiple domestic connections may not be considered appropriate, make connections that are as short as possible; if their connecting flight is more than 24 hours apart they will need to quarantine (self-isolate) until their next flight.
Transiting passengers must remain in the secure transit area of a Canadian airport to complete their connection. Should they need to leave the airport or the secure transit area due to a flight cancellation or delay, they become subject to mandatory quarantine until their flight departs, comply with any guidelines provided by the Airport Authority and follow all flight requirements, follow the provincial and territorial restrictions, depending where they are transiting through.
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Only Toronto Pearson (YYZ), Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau (YUL), Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Vancouver International Airport (YVR) are operating international flights. Domestic flights, as well as flights from Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon and cargo-only flights will remain exempt.
There are currently 75,980 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in CA and 24,659 deaths as of May 11 2021
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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."
Pros: "quick easy flight"
Cons: "sockets to charge electronics"
Cons: "we boarded on time and were on tarmac for over an hour and a half with no explanation, no beverages."
Cons: "Small plane, feels cramped"
Cons: "being on time"
Cons: "If you can get it he people at the desk to stop making announcements while there are announcements being made over the airport PA system that would be great. Especially when the person chosen to speak has a heavy accent and it’s competing with other announcements. My over 50 ears can’t make it out."
Cons: "sat on the tarmac for 3 hours because the pilot was late."
Cons: "Faster lines at check-in. More courteous security personnel"
Cons: "Slow WiFi"
Cons: "No WiFi. Little service."
Pros: "Newer planes with extra large overhead bins are great and the boarding process is much easier and smoother now with all the various breakdown of groups instead of by row."
Pros: "Delta app is awesome."
Cons: "Really nothing. They did a great job."
Cons: "Left late"
Pros: "Didn’t like security. They were rude"
Cons: "Somehow they didn’t serve snacks and drinks, I’ve been being thirsty and hungry, at the last 30mns I felt like I wanna throw up. We landed around 30mns ago and now no gates ready for us to get out of here. Still waiting inside the plane."
Pros: "The food and the treatment"
Cons: "Crying baby"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "We were on the tarmac for almost 2 hours. It's probably LaGuardia but the experience was very bad."
Cons: "Small seater aircraft was cramped"
Pros: "Comfy on time and personable. Food was good too. Thank you."
Cons: "It was all good."
Pros: "The LGA team did great in difficult situation"
Pros: "After flight was cancelled, rebooking was easy and quick on the app."
Cons: "Flight was cancelled. flight attendants were grumpy. One of the tightest seats I've flown in economy. No room in overheads so I had to stuff my winter coat between my legs with my backpack under the seat in front of me. Was basically wedged into the seat with my stuff."
Pros: "it was easy to navigate ."
Cons: "The flight left three hours late while the crew was waiting for an oxygen tank to arrive. We were boarded onto the plane after it was nearly an hour and a half late, then waited in out cramped seats for another hour and a half as we continued to wait for the same piece of equipment. At one point a Delta employee announced over the plane's PA system that we'd be getting vouchers to compensate us for this absurd delay, but there was no explanation of how to claim those vouchers."
Cons: "Very uncomfortable seats Oddly shaped overhead bins, unable to put standard sized bags overhead, meanwhile they fit in planes of other major airline companies such as American Airlines. No food options, only sweet biscuit which contains soy and milk."
Pros: "Made friends on the way to Maine!"
Pros: "Plane clean."
Cons: "Unorganized boarding at LGA."
Pros: "Clean plan and efficient boarding procedure."
Cons: "Horrible delay. Took off almost two hours post originally scheduled time."
Pros: "The staff was was very accommodating to myself and my 19 month old daughter"
Cons: "I could not check in on the kiosk and I had to go to two agents before they could find my reservation. The lines were extremely long and the customer service was poor."
Pros: "New Plane - super roomy great selections of movies to watch for free on the TV!"
Pros: "Turbulence didn't allow the beverage cart to serve passengers"
Pros: "Was a nice flay , thanks"
Pros: "Friendly service. On-time."
Cons: "No tv's in airplane."
Cons: "Everything. Boarded, day on the runway for nearly 3 hours, and then cancelled. No hotel allowance and all hotels near LGA full."
Pros: "Felt like cattle in a tiny plane. Service took what felt like years. The only reason I didn't give it 1 star was that it arrived on time."
Cons: "Service and size of plane."
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Everything went as planned."
Cons: "USB or power outlets."
Pros: "Crew was super friendly and amazing"
Cons: "Not the airline’s fault but we were delayed. That’s the only thing that could have been better"
Cons: "After boarding had to deplane and go on another aircraft."
Cons: "No carry on baggage fee"
Pros: "Crew was very attentive and pleasant."
Cons: "Stop charging for carry on baggage for outside of Canada flights."
Pros: "The crew was very nice, and I love the complimentary craft beer!"
Pros: "3 hours delay"
Cons: "Be on time."
Cons: "More comfortable seats"
Pros: "Crew were lovely"
Cons: "2 short hauls. Somewhat turbulent. No one can fix that,crept the Big Guy"
Cons: "I was caught off guard to find out at time of check-in that I had to pay a substantial amount for carry-on when I had specifically asked for a carry-on not just a personal item when booking my reservation. I ended up paying more than saving where I could gone with another company.VERY DISAPPOINTED"
Pros: "Very polite"
Cons: "Nothing. This’s my first trip with Porter. Excellent in everything."
Pros: "The snacks were great and crew was friendly!"
Cons: "My seat was covered in crumbs, cleanliness overall could have been better."
Cons: "Boarding was confusing"
Cons: "Buyer beware! When you buy this basic package, they charge $37 for your first bag and another $50 for your carry-on. I just paid $97 for one piece of luggage and a carry-on! This practically doubles the cost of the ticket. Not only false advertising, but highway robbery!"
Pros: "Only 15 minutes late and nice new clean plane"
Cons: "No entertainment No lounge No food"
Pros: "Hassle free"
Cons: "Since it's a small bombardier the leg space is pretty restricted.. only adjustable for short flights"
Cons: "Plane too small and noisy"
Cons: "Was.not pleased I had to pay $44 to check my carry on!"
Pros: "No issues. Everything took place on time. The staff were very accommodating and patient with the infants on board"
Pros: "The courteous and helpful nature of both the ground staff and the crew. The Coffee was super."
Cons: "No Complaints whatsoever"
Pros: "Snack selection and free alcohol is good and unique; Porter is great for these short trips."
Cons: "I like the comfortable seats and the 2-2 configuration (no middle seats) but hate the no overhead space."
Pros: "Clearing security was a breeze, the lounge is convenient, boarding easy and the plane was orders of magnitude more comfortable than what Air Transat offers."
Cons: "We sat on the runway for a while waiting to take off."
Pros: "Once our plane finally got there the crew and people working the desk were super efficient and concentrated on getting us on our way ASAP."
Cons: "We were 6 hours delayed. The weather was bad so it wasn’t anyone’s fault. It just sucked."
Pros: "Free wine"
Cons: "Hot plane"
Pros: "I appreciated how the staff took me in a wheet-chair all the way to the customs and waited with me while they checked me out. they were courteous, kind and genuine.Very refreshing in this day and age. God Bless all the staff at Porter Air Lines. thank you so very very much, Barbara Ann MacMahon-Firestone, Toronto,Ontario."
Cons: "3 houra delays and no storm!"
Pros: "I have flown on Porter numerous time but this was the first for my family. They enjoyed the Porter lounge and convenience of flying from the Toronto island right into EWR. We were able to take the NJ Train right to Penn Station (NYC) faster than any taxi."
Pros: "Easy. Relaxed. Cheap. Great!"
Pros: "Lounge Snacks"
Pros: "Lounge Wine"
Pros: "porter gives clients a civilized treatment because of its smallness and amenities"
Pros: "Cancelled with no reason automatically booked to another flight day later with 6 hour layover. No one to call as they send this out at 11 pm. Original flight was early AM"
Cons: "We've been sitting on the ground in Toronto for an hour. When we landed they said no gates were available, which is moronic."
Cons: "Very bumpyyyyyyyyyyy"
Pros: "Free beer wine and other soft drinks. Flight crew spoke both French and English which was very helpful."
Cons: "Seats did not recline at all"
Pros: "My trip was excellent.Coulb not ask more. Thank you."
Cons: "See prior comment. Also, we were told that as 8 of us were making same connection that we'd make our connection. My wife was standing at the gate after running and they would not board her."
Pros: "Didn't like it I don't"
Cons: "Waiting seven hours after being bumped because my flight was oversold. Watched a flight to Montreak leave every hour sibce I have been here. Finding out my name is not on the voucher list and gaving to fight for it to be checked out. Paying $9 for a glass of mediocre wine. All this for a flight that will probably be canceled, if my past exoerience with Porter is any indication. I missed my grandmother's fuberal this past summer because of Porter. I am DONE!!!"
Cons: "We were unable to rebook or use flights as s credit so when plans changed even though it was months away we were just out the money"
Pros: "Small airport"
Pros: "I enjoyed the hospitality experienced. It stood out to me and I fly 3x/ month. In addition, I liked the lounge area was comfortable."
Cons: "It was crowded in Lounge area, so it was difficult to hear updates on flights/ gates."
Pros: "Roomy seats, very comfortable. Lots of leg room!"
Cons: "Same as above"
Cons: "Delayed for 2 hours"
Pros: "Crew was friendly and professional."
Cons: "Luggage costs"
Pros: "The staff at WestJet was very accommodating to me."
Cons: "Better snack choices"
Pros: "The on-board crew were very friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Boarding was terrible. One lady was very rude to people who are boarding. Also took quite a long time to board."
Cons: "No coffee"
Pros: "Flight was only delayed 20 minutes."
Pros: "Price is great"
Cons: "Lost my luggage"
Pros: "Flight was smooth and landed 17 minutes earlier. Bags arrived before I was in front of baggage area."
Pros: "Easy to change flight same day to one flight earlier."
Cons: "Forced me to check in my (undersized) duffel bag carry on. Then forgot To load the bag onto the plane. WestJet cited a questionable and unlikely reason, that the bag was not loaded due to baggage to passenger weight ratio for safety reasons, even though flight was far from full with multiple empty rows. Plus there was a grand total of only approximately 12 pieces of baggage at the carousel. Also the plane’s auxiliary power generator was broken, which meant no a/c while on the tarmac before and after takeoff. Cabin was warm though not intolerable, however led to delays at both origin and destination airport due to having to wait for an external power supply truck. No in flight service due to supposed turbulence. Which would have been fine, except there really wasn’t much turbulence. Didn’t affect me, but my neighbor’s entertainment system was broken. However, these multiple issues and the broken power generator makes me wonder about what other maintenance issues have been overlooked or not addressed. Most of all I was offended by the clear lack of honesty about my baggage. If there really was a weight limit safety issue despite the plane being far from maximum capacity, then there are much bigger issues with the plane that makes me never want to fly WestJet again. But don’t insult your passengers by lying to cover up your carelessness. My baggage arrived on the following (my original) flight, but that which was delayed by nearly two hours. I’ve flown on United, Delta, Southwest, JetBlue, WowAir, AA, Alaskan, Virgin, American Airlines, United Airways, China Air, EVA, and Air Canada. So far, WestJet has been by far my worst experience."
Cons: "I miss the wedding party I was the bridesmaid"
Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "No charging ports on plane"
Pros: "Liked that personnel are diverse and inclusive."
Cons: "Personnel at West Jet counter did not communicate clearly and loud enough for passengers to hear compare to other persons from other airlines like Delta wherein person spoke clearly. Suggest further training on communication skills."
Cons: "Late, late, late. No window, and prisoner in my seat!"
Cons: "The plugs don't actually charge anything... :-/"
Pros: "They were quick and efficient"
Pros: "Staff are very welcoming and helpful."
Cons: "Two worst landings I have experienced. Boarding is always chaotic on Westjet"
Pros: "staff very pleasent"
Cons: "delays cancelled flights"
Pros: "Crew and food"
Cons: "No tv and boarding was a mess"
Cons: "Horrible trip. Never again"
Cons: "- The unprofessional way the staff "sorted us out". Especially the lady at check-in. Our flight was from NY to Toronto and then connecting after a nine-hour layover from Toronto to London. On all flights, we got the seats in the middle of the aircraft allocated, which is challenging when you are on crutches. - The second flight to London was in a terribly old machine where the overhead compartments were not well equipped to accommodate my crutches. The only way they fitted was at the very back underneath all the luggage. So when I asked the flight staff to help me get my crutch to go to the toilet, as I could not get it myself, he asked: "do you really have to use it?". I considered that very rude! - The selling of the entertainment systems took forever, which meant that the food sale was very late. Almost 4 hours into the flight on an overnight flight is really late! Especially when people would prefer to sleep. Due to my medication, I had to wait for food, but it took forever. All in all, not the best experience"
Pros: "Always friendly"
Cons: "No complimentary drink all of a sudden"
Cons: "lack of information due to delay"
Pros: "Punctual departure. (Made my international connection in plenty of time)"
Pros: "Good crew."
Cons: "Waiting. But not West Jet:s fault.Winfy in LGA. Snow on the ground in YYZ."
Cons: "Being stopped at every connection for screening. No communication about why. Nearly missing the connection due to the screenings. Being held in holding because it was being confirmed that my bag would make it on my next flight and then once confirmed it never made it anyways!!! Unprofessional and poorly executed all the way through."
Pros: "Very pleasant crew. Complimentary wine was a welcome surprise"
Cons: "Not applicable"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Very narrow seats"
Pros: "Free booze"
Pros: "The roominess, service, food.....all excellent"
Cons: "It would have been so much better if there was a foot rest."
Pros: "The airplane being pretty small, boarding and getting off was fast. No issues or delays either."
Pros: "Everything was fine. The gate agents were very cordial. We took off a few minutes early and arrived early."
Cons: "Not a thing."
Cons: "pilot should have informed us as soon as plane left gate that we would have extended delay due to missed take off window-we do expect some type of reimbursement!!"
Pros: "All the crew"
Pros: "The boarding process was organized and quick. The pilots, Robert and Patrick flew so well and we landed like a dream."
Cons: "it was very good"
Pros: "on time and couteous"
Cons: "cramped and the seat was not padded"
Pros: "Nothing specific"
Cons: "20 Minutes delays for take off and coming late at yUL was a nightmare"
Cons: "Not their fault but the flight was delayed leaving over an hour late. Delay was longer than flight."
Cons: "Toronto connection takes forever!!"
Pros: "Friendliness of customer service (phone), gate attendant and flight crew. I travelled with a pet and their organization is seamless! Well done... again!"
Cons: "Everything was great"
Pros: "The fly is in time"
Cons: "A bit of disorganization in the row where they reviewed documentation and the suitcases of three machines to print passages only served 1"
Pros: "Hilarious crew member. Great Canadian jokes"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Tight seats"
Pros: "Horrible seats"
Pros: "No traffic to LGA. No security lines. First in line to take off."
Cons: "Snack options are very poor."
Cons: "Seat was very hard and uncomfortable"
Pros: "Comfy seat, great entertainment options"
Pros: "The steward was super friendly."
Cons: "We had 3:10h delayed..."
Cons: "We stay stuck in PVR"
Pros: "Arrived on time"
Cons: "Entertainment system for myself and my wife failed after an hour."
Cons: "you didn't respond and we were unable to take the flight."
Pros: "Service was great in 1st class"
Cons: "The movie Black k Klansman was great but the system had a problem. Not sure if just my seat or the whole digital video system. Every few minutes it would get choppy and unwatchable. I had to rewind and then it would be fine for a while. Like a video buffering problem."
Pros: "There was a short delay but it was done professionally and I got a notice about it. I had nice people seating next to me and the craw was ok."
Cons: "It was upsetting that they didn’t have earbuds/headphones as my iPhone headphones can’t connect to the TV so I had to watch a movie without sound. You should have extras. I also wish they had a banana for us, it’s better than pretzels. And cheep and healthy."
Pros: "On time and quick boarding."
Pros: "on time"
Pros: "Prompt on time service."
Pros: "The fight was fantastic."
Cons: "Baggage claim took an hour"
Pros: "Service top notch"
Cons: "It was advertised that one can see entertainment through WIFi, but from my iPad, i can't connect to this WiFi. I tried several times until I just gave up."
Cons: "New cheap fare is honestly offensive trash."
Pros: "Boarding as quick and efficient. Staff were friendly and courteous"
Cons: "Nothing bad to comment on as the trip was a smooth trip"
Pros: "The fly departed on time"
Pros: "Bad weather came in n I was rerouted on Time"
Pros: "Everything was on time!"
Pros: "Good Airplane"
Cons: "Delays and baggage delayed"
Pros: "It was on time boarding and landing"
Pros: "Small airport"
Cons: "Service and flexibility, needed to call online for assistance"
Pros: "My neighbor."
Cons: "We sat on the tarmac for over an hour for no apparent reason."
Cons: "No priority boarding for people with babies and toddlers"
Cons: "It's AA, never again"
Pros: "Planes boarded on time"
Cons: "Long wait on runway before take off"
Pros: "My trip was awesome and very easy."
Pros: "Movie selection is great."
Cons: "No cookies :("
Cons: "Space between seat rows to small"
Pros: "It is good"
Pros: "This time every thing excellent"
Cons: "No tv on seat. Those dumb comedy tv show"
Cons: "Entertainment was boring"
Cons: "Apparently due to staffing issue I sat in a plane for 2 hours before it took off causing me and my partner to miss our connection."
Cons: "Good service ! Window seat!"
Pros: "Not enough luggage space for regular number of passengers on board"
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "The service was excellent Very cleaning airplane The people the travel was super good especially the children."
Cons: "Did not allow me to sit in the location I had been assigned."
Pros: "On time and smooth"
Pros: "The boarding was smooth and quick, flight arrived early. Service onboard was very good"
Pros: "That we got there"
Cons: "Crew stern and harsh."
Cons: "Being delayed 10 hours"
Pros: "My passport wasn’t signed and I couldn’t locate my pen. The agent had a pen in front of him and refused to let me use it. He informed me that his pen is a personal item and that I need to learn a lesson that all travelors should have a pen handy. He proceeded to move me off he line and board additional passangers."
Cons: "My passport wasn’t signed and I couldn’t locate my pen. The agent had a pen in front of him and refused to let me use it. He informed me that his pen is a personal item and that I need to learn a lesson that all travelors should have a pen handy. He proceeded to move me off he line and board additional passangers."
Cons: "Sat on the tarmac for 40 till we pulled out n to the gate."
Pros: "Cancelled my original flight plus 2 hour delay. Crew not exactly nice either."
Cons: "My flight from NYC to Montreal was significantly delayed because the plane was late getting to NYC. This caused several passengers to miss our connecting flight to Quebec City. Air Canada put us on another flight that didn't depart until over 24 hours later! Despite our efforts, we were not offered any help in getting on an earlier flight, and the airline was unwilling to give us hotel vouchers or rental car vouchers. We paid for a rental car and drove ourselves from Montreal to Quebec City. Both of our returning flights were delayed as well. I understand things happen when traveling, but I expect some type of help/ reimbursement/ or sympathy (at a minimum) from the airline! This was my first and will be my only time flying Air Canada."
Pros: "Flight attendant very pleased"
Cons: "Can't use the entertainment, the jack to connect the headset was broken"
Pros: "The flight attendants were very friendly and tried to make up for a very delayed flight with kindness and attention. They were the saving graces for that flight not being a total disaster."
Cons: "The incoming flight was delayed which pushed our flight back. After we were done boarding, we sat on the tarmac for almost another full hour and weren't really told why the incoming flight was delayed in the first place. My IFE wasn't working so I couldn't even watch a movie or do anything while we were waiting."
Pros: "The agent at check-in was very friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Flight was delayed, so missed connection. As it turns out, Air Canada was aware all along that we would miss our connection; however, they still had us board. The gate agent should have been conscientious and informed us that the delay was ongoing with our flight being number 22+ on the tarmac to take off, thus guaranteeing our missed connection. They should have rebooked us on another flight from our original destination vs rebooking us upon arrival in Montreal to miss further connecting flights. Very disappointed!!!!! Based on this experience alone, never again will I or my family travel Air Canada."
Pros: "Friendly plane crew though"
Cons: "2 hours late from LGA to Montreal. No weather to speak of. No reason given. Poor communication at gate."
Pros: "Loved the staff. Very friendly. Planes were clean and most of all, got to me my destination. On time!"
Pros: "Quick professional services"
Cons: "Terrible experience. I bought 2 tickets for my parents from New York to Shanghai a month ago. But on the day of flight, Air Canada refused their boarding, stating that they did not have Canada visas, the fight would transfer in Montreal which needs Canada visa. I had never heard about it and it was never mentioned when I booking the tickets. I called the first customer service who was rude and not helpful. Finally, I found out that my parents had to transfer to Toronto, which does not need a visa. But in order to make the change, I had to pay Air Canada extra $1180, which were more expensive than the tickets self. At that time, I had no other choice. I am really upset. I want to warm all Chinese who don't have green card or Canada visa that do not buy tickets from Air Canada. Their customer service told me that they did not have the obligation to list this kind of information on their website. So if you choose Air Canada, you lose your money and deal with all the hassles by yourself. I will never use Air Canada in my whole life again."
Cons: "My flight from NYC to Montreal was delayed 4 hours due to a storm that had passed earlier in the day. That was understandable, however we then sat on the tarmac at the gate for an additional hour because Air Canada's entire computer system suddenly crashed. We finally got to the runway and in the middle of takeoff the pilot slammed on the brakes and aborted the takeoff because he did not reach high enough speed. It was very scary. I was supposed to land in Montreal at 10:20 pm but arrived there at 2:30 am the next morning."
Pros: "Chris from AirCanada customer service is a true hero to the industry and I'm sure he deserves much more recognition than he gets. Thanks Chris for helping save our travels!!!"
Cons: "When checking in for our flight, AirCanada prompted me to select which passengers' email addresses should be used to send updates in case of changes, delays, or cancelations. I selected the both of us to receive the updates. However, we never got any notice that our flight was CANCELLED. They cancelled it well in advance that had we known, we wouldn't have gone to the airport but NO - we already arrived and passed through security only to arrive out by the gates and see on the board it was cancelled. Even while passing through customs, the officer said he didn't see it on the flight schedule and then said, "oh it's just listed at a different gate." The way in which AirCanada handled the incident was completely unprofessional and just plain stupid. I for sure will be giving my business to Amtrak or Greyhound the next time I need a trip from NYC to Montreal."
Pros: "Comfortable seats, nice crew"
Cons: "Extra charge for checking a suitcase, extra charge for choosing your seat (all seats are the same) boarding crew did not uodate as to continuous delays in flight, no headphones"
Cons: "There was absolutely nothing that I found to complain about"
Pros: "Got a free upgrade to economy comfort, very pleasant short flight."
Cons: "A gate labeled A9 should not be in terminal B"
Cons: "What a mess. Every DELTA flight I have been on in recent months has had terrible delay issues - I'm cancelling my credit card."
Pros: "In flight movies were clutch"
Cons: "Long delays"
Pros: "Arrived early at check in counter and was offered to catch an earlier flight"
Cons: "Was not able to use a toddler booster for my daughter"
Cons: "Was delayed 2 hours on the way there (MTL to NYC). On the way back my flight was cancelled and was booked on the next flight. I had my gfs bday and couldn't miss it. What a bad experience."
Pros: "Patient staff while I made my decision whether to board Flight or skip it"
Cons: "Flight delayed and re routed to a different airport"
Pros: "Easy to book and departure through LaGuardia is super easy - much better than JFK"
Cons: "Would rather pay more for flight and have more inclusions - e.g. Luggage and food as part of ticket. Also the check in was slow even through self service; with a group of five and an international flight to Canada, the passport scanning didn't work so well and required lots of manual entry"
Pros: "Does not alert passengers they need an ETA before checking in. Waste of time"
Pros: "Flight delayed we wait 1:30 with 4 child and we were already there 5 hours before coming from miami and air canada do not offer anything for the delay"
Pros: "The woman I spoke to on the phone was pleasant and helpful. It's certainly not Air Canada's fault that my flight was canceled, but communication and support structures could be better."
Cons: "I think more support staff are needed, especially during the winter during bad weather. I discovered my flight was cancelled when I randomly walked past the departures board on the way to the bathroom--no announcement was made at the gate. There was no one at the gate. I waited for 30+ minutes on hold on the phone, while waiting in an unmoving line at the terminal's single customer service desk, before being booked on a new flight."
Pros: "It was on time and they served drinks."
Cons: "My flight was canceled. And i have to spent about 9hours at airport."
Cons: "Everything was good"
Pros: "Clean cabin, nice airplane"
Cons: "The plane was late enough to turn a commuter flight into a complete waste of an afternoon!"
Pros: "Service au comptoir, propreté de l'avion, confort, présence d'un système de divertissement."
Cons: "Les deux agentes de bord n'étaient vraiment pas souriantes et abordaient systématiquement les passagers en anglais. Maigre choix de films. Que des pretzels servis."
Cons: "Customers was asked to give up carry on bags because flight was full well my bag never reached my destination"
Pros: "People that helped us were personable"
Cons: "The flight was delayed 40 and then 50 minutes. No announcements were made, the screen just changed. I'm glad I went up to ask about my connecting flight to Athens; if I had waited and got on the flight, I would have missed my connection. The people at the AirCanada desk were nice, and were able to find us other seats. However, we were promised seats on the 7:30 flight, but instead were put on the 5:45 flight. We asked for the AirCanada person to call back and change our flight, but she said we would have time (at this point, 1 hour and 20 minutes before the flight left), even though I showed her that there was a lot of traffic between LGA and JFK and we probably would not make it. We had to leave LGA, find our bags and wait in a long taxi line to sit in traffic in a cab we had to pay for our of pocket, and could not make the 5:45 flight. I then had to call AirCanada and wait for 15 minutes for the lady to switch us to the 7:30 flight. In all, we also lost 2 full hours in Athens."
Pros: "The crew was amazing"
Cons: "AC Ticket attendants were unbelievably rude."
Cons: "Didn't even get to fly. Air canada! Avoid at all costs"
Cons: "Cancelled, terrible service, cancelled last minute, no reasonable options for rebooking, not enough staff, disorganized section at airport, rudest security ever."
Pros: "Everything was on time, pleasant, and the best flight I had had in my last three trips with different airlines."
Cons: "We were downgraded to a smaller plane, but it wasn't unpleasant--especially since the flight was only 1.5 hours."
Cons: "I booked a flight for 8pm on Friday 7/29. Night of 7/28, I found out my plans changed and wanted to try and find an earlier flight. I called the help line and waited on hold for 1hour and 45min. The man I spoke with was able to move my flight to 12:50p for $200 change flight fee and $207 ticket difference. I arrive at the airport for this flight only to learn that the man last night moved my flight to the next day, Saturday 7/30. After over an hour of waiting and pleading, the check in attendant was able to get me back on my original flight and return the monies I paid for the seat change. However I had to wait at the airport for 8 hours until my flight, after wasting 2 hours on the phone and another hour at the check-in desk... 11hours total. THEN, they cancelled my 1:30pm return flight and could only get me on an 8pm flight, so another 8 hrs of waiting around. Customer service was terrible throughout. Will never fly this airline again"
Cons: "Cancelled flights, delays, no refund option so I had to wait 15hrs to get to a 1 hrs destination. Then they lost my luggage so my mini weekend away turned into a disaster. I basically wasted $1,000 for a nightmare trip. If they would've just issued a refund in the beginning I would've been fine w the cancelation."
Pros: "Efficient process gate to gate. Comfortable seat."
Cons: "Flight attendant ran down the aisle repeating "fasten seatbelts" pretty loudly because we were entering totally mild turbulence. She went seat by seat ensuring that passenger's feet were completely free, i.e. if your purse strap was laying over your toes she made you move it."
Pros: "on time"
Pros: "The staff was generally helpful and pleasant."
Cons: "The airport kiosks were down save one. This created unnecessarily longer wait times for everyone,me specially those that were only looking to get a printed Boarding Pass."
Pros: "Everyone was nice and the seating area had room."
Pros: "Flight Crew was professional"
Cons: "Were forced to check our carry on bags and charged $25 each."
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