Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Port of Spain
Caribbean Airlines, American Airlines and Qatar Airways have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights to Port of Spain Piarco Intl. Confirm policies on booking site.
Based on KAYAK searches from the last 72 hours, if you fly from Fort Lauderdale, you should have a good chance of getting the best deal to Port of Spain Piarco Intl Airport as it was the cheapest place to fly from. Prices were found for as low as $105 one-way and $216 for a round-trip flight. Also in the last 72 hours, the most popular connection to Port of Spain Piarco Intl Airport was from New York and the lowest price for a round-trip flight was $303.
Airlines flying the most to Port of Spain Piarco Intl Airport from United States are JetBlue, Caribbean Airlines and American Airlines.
The city center of Port of Spain is 13 miles from Port of Spain Piarco Intl Airport.
Port of Spain is served by Port of Spain Piarco Intl Airport, also commonly referred to as Piarco Intl or Piarco Intl Airport. The airport code is POS.
Got a bit of free time before your next flight? One great way to spend a layover in Piarco Airport is to check out Amusement Games Plus, the in-house arcade. This arcade features a variety of fun games that are sure to tingle your nostalgia for the arcades of old.
If you simply want to head straight to a hotel after your flight to Piarco without dealing with public transportation or taxis, finding a hotel that offers complimentary shuttle service is definitely key. Luckily, many hotels offer such services, some of which include the Regent Star Hotel, Palm's Hotel Trinidad, and Grand Diamond Trinidad.
Piarco Airport offers a wide variety of dining options and is sure to have something for everybody. Hungry travelers looking for full meals are advised to pay a visit to restaurants like Karie’s Craft, Monix Grill & Lounge, and J's Spices. On the other hand, if you are looking for a quick snack, Rituals Coffee, Pizza Boys, and Church’s Chicken will definitely hit the spot.
As far as transportation from the airport goes, taxis, rental cars, buses, and private shuttles are the main options available for travelers. Buses are frequent and easy to take from the airport and they connect to destinations in Port of Spain as well as many other nearby municipalities. If you are in a group, though, taxis may be attractive simply due to the lack of luggage space in buses.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
"Although Westchester Airport is smaller than others I love the convenience of location. Flight was great…got in about 20 min. ahead of schedule w/minimal turbulence. Only real downside is that none of the tv’s/airline wi-fi worked so unable to watch tv or movies."
"We were 4 hours late. There was a mechanical delay but at least 2 hours were due to slowness on the part of the ground crew. Check in is also disorganized and slow if you have any issues with the kiosks. It will be a miracle if we didn’t get exposed to covid through all this."
"I like nothing about this flight it was delayed we landed over two hours past our arrival flight and then had to wait an hour on a hot plane because no gates were available all passengers should receive a voucher for the horrible experience."
Cons: "Missed this flight by a few minutes because the previous JetBlue flight was delayed by about 30 or 40 minutes. It would have been better if the connecting flight could have waited a few minutes, then about 8 or 10 of us wouldn’t have had to have been rerouted and spend nights at the airport."
Cons: "Ground crew were antagonistic and need sensitivity training. After the year we’ve been through they need to “ just be kind”. They were unpleasant and onboard crew not much better and demanding with passengers when people tried to stow their luggage. As a teacher of young students we’ve all focused on empathy and Jet Blue could do the same with their passengers."
Cons: "The flights keep delaying every connection"
Pros: "Crew was courteous and flight crew was excellent."
Cons: "The seat it’s narrow comfortably , not too bad!"
Cons: "Excellent trip"
Pros: "Easy check in, fast security check, new plane, on time."
Cons: "Getting people organized to board. A bit crazy at the gate."
Pros: "Everything JetBlue has to offer."
Cons: "Offer water between snack time would be great."
Pros: "Amazing crew and pilot flew us around all bumps — was a very smooth flight."
Cons: "All was amazing"
Pros: "Comfortable as possible seats"
Cons: "More social distancing"
Pros: "Great. On time. Great service room and prices"
Cons: "More selection of drinks and working WiFi"
Cons: "Wish whatsapp calls worked"
Cons: "Keep middle seats empty."
Cons: "Didn’t board back to front, I know the flights are packed, but it’s still faster and safer. Flight was delayed because of a bag count? How long can it take to empty it and re-pack it?"
Pros: "The best airline ever !"
Cons: "The TVs and WiFi weren’t working. That’s why i fly Jet Blue. Also the flight was very crowded."
Pros: "End stupid JamCOVID19 requirement"
Cons: "There was no social distancing getti9ng on the plane or getting off. I flew jet blue because prior experiences have been amazing. This time it was shameful. People were standing in the walkway for almost 15 minutes because of wheelchairs that had to come of the plane. Disgraceful. And getting off was out of control. People jammed in the aisle to get off the plane. 1409 new york to fll."
Cons: "Social distance . They sell a 90 % of capacity."
Cons: "Snack. Drinks were better before Covid nonsense"
Cons: "More healthy food... not junk food."
Pros: "The assurance of safe social distances, The boarding was well done. Getting off the plane was pretty good. Leaving on landing as scheduled. Keep it up"
Pros: "Space in between seats."
Cons: "Asked for a coke and flight attended responded they don’t have any. They have water. This flight isn’t for vacations. It’s for .... couldn’t hear the rest. Didn’t really care. I would’ve paid for the coke if need be under the current circumstances."
Pros: "Only a 2hour flight"
Cons: "A working entertainment system."
Cons: "After being delayed going from Newark to Ft Lauderdale-Hollywood by an hr, I was then delayed TWICE going back! First time flying with JetBlue and I’ve never been more disappointed! Rather not have any legroom and make it to my destination ON TIME then to be an hour an a half late!"
Cons: "Great! No improvements."
Pros: "Perfect take off and landing"
Cons: "Little chilly in the cabin."
Cons: "Leaving on time. Wi-Fi working"
Pros: "Leaving on time, the flight attendants were nice and the seats on the plane were spacious."
Pros: "Only my 2nd time on Jet Blue and this time it was that only two seats per row flights. The boarding process was smooth. I checked in online and had my pass on my phone. The seats were comfy enough & wifi was free along with tv. The flight itself was smooth and the flight crew address any possible issues beforehand. The crew was on-point with the routine but they had really great customer service. I usually don't think of JetBlue when looking to book but they are really winning my business. Great job overall."
Cons: "As with all others I've been on, airplane seats need more form."
Pros: "There was enough leg room for a big guy like me so that was nice."
Cons: "The pilot was late arriving so we had to wait for him to show up then because we were late our flight got delayed again because of a lightning storm near the airport. Other planes who were scheduled to leave after us got to leave earlier than us so I don't know what happened there. After I was finally on the plane my headphone jack would not work. I know it's not my headphones because I had just used it before boarding for both my Nintendo and computer. Also, the buttons for the TV are on the armrest and if you try to get comfortable you'll change the channel. When the flight attendant came around she just propped a bunch of stuff in front of us and since it was dark I had no idea what I was looking at, ended up getting a very crappy bag of chips. Overall was a terrible experience flying JetBlue."
Pros: "Friendly, down to earth staff that looks like their happy to be there, including Pilot."
Cons: "Every time my flight is always late and I usually have my family with me. An on time flight would be nice."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Checked in online, but no gate was assigned. When I asked the person at the desk what gate I was to board at, he looked up the information as if I was asking him for the access code Chase's bank vault. He didn't even write it down even thought he had a pen in his hand. Apparently, at customers, we are not suppose to get this information and it's a burden on the employees to give it. Again the flight was late and while I know it was due to weather, we were seated in the plane and sat at the gate for more than an hour. Apparently, we were not cleared to be given an update. Once again, the speakers at the seat didn't work. Apparently, this is a constant problem with JetBlue"
Pros: "Onky 1 flight attendant did a wonderful job seeing to everyone's safety & needs in a courteous way with a beautiful smile. Plane was delayed due to weather & she handed out water as we sat in the plane waiting for the storm to pass. When finally off the ground she managed to serve drinks to all & pass out an assortment of goodies from which we could choose. Southwest simply gave out pretzels on one trip & peanuts on another. Thanks for the selection Jet Blue! She did all this single handedly during a pretty quick flight."
Cons: "The terminal had very limited area for device recharging at a charging car so we had to stand if we wanted to use our devices while charging. And there were not enough plugs / ports for all who needed to recharge. The overhead storage was pretty tight too, I really had to turn & shove my small-ish luggage into place."
Pros: "Same as above"
Cons: "The second half of the flight the TVs didn’t work till halfway through the flight."
Pros: "Loved the convenience of traveling one airline from Atlanta and my luggage booked through."
Cons: "No particulars"
Pros: "Good flight. The staff was nice, especially Chris. Nice to see complimentary beverages and snacks still offered on domestic flights."
Cons: "Seats are terrible, and getting worse every year, but thats coach on all airlines not just Jet Blue. Hard armrests, weirdly shaped bucket seats which are appalling in any other position than straight up with 90 degree waist bend. Thats not how humans sit for extended periods of time. A 5 degree recline is not a recline; its a joke. At least the tray table was bigger than my phablet, unlike Spirit where the napkins look like tablecloths on these ‘tables’. Overall, it is better than the cheapest airlines."
Pros: "There was nothing to like. The service and explanation for prolonged delays was very poor"
Cons: "Everything. This was the worst treatment ever"
Cons: "One of the main reasons why I chose Jetblue its because it is an ALMOST 4-5 star experience with great affordable ticket prices. Unfortunaltelly the ALMOST it is so, due such an important role such a host/hostess at the airport representing so poorly the company, EVERY TIME I leave from fortlauderdale airport. Once the check-in kiosk fails to complete to check you in (and I am ok with machines poor work) you are directed to a crew members in the counters. A host/hostess from jetblue standing in front of the counters, instead of greet you properly or showing some sort of degree of willingness to welcome you or help you tell you "yes, what do you need... ? That never fails! It feels like you are breaking in into a zone you are not suppose to be, and annoyingly you are disturbing these people. It so confusing why they have those attitudes, specially at that position, where you really need to clear up the bad weed in choosing your personnel. I think these few"crew members" can make a smooth transition to nightclub bouncers, where I'm sure will be a great fit."
Pros: "The room the plane had to offer. Will never flight with Spirit or AA again when Jet Blue is available"
Cons: "Every segment of my roundtrip flight was delayed or late, including the last leg of my flight delayed multiple times. I could not check in for my last segment on-line via my phone. The message I was given during check in process said in red letters, that I needed to speak to an agent at the counter. I was on a tropical island, i couldn't just run down to the airport. I tried calling customer service, but wasn't able to connect due to bad cell service. My connections were tight and because I couldn't checkin the prior day, I was not allowed to get a seat on my original flight. I was rescheduled on to new flights and those were delayed. I sat in Ft Lauderdale for 6+ hours. Once on the plane, I was assigned a seat that doesn't recline. What was originally supposed to be a 5 hour travel day turned into a 15+ hour travel day. There were no weather issues that day, just JetBlue being terrible."
Pros: "Thank God you had TV’s I’m from Boston and the SuperBowl was on my entire flight For some reason-we wait to board in the jet way for 10 minutes"
Cons: "Watching SuperBowl"
Pros: "We got to our destination on time, and fare was fair!"
Cons: "5 minutes before boarding, they announced they might be sending our airplane to another gate for a different flight and they would advise of our new departure time. This has happened 3 out of the last 4 flights we booked with JetBlue. Thankfully, they didn't switch the equipment and our flight departed with a minor delay. We've learned not to fly JetBlue if we have a connection or really need to be somewhere at the time advertised."
Pros: "The ride was smooth"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "The service that JetBlue offers is always excellent. The seats were comfortable and the flight was timely. All in all an excellent representation of JetBlue's quality of service."
Cons: "I arrived at Fort Lauderdale Airport 55 minutes before my scheduled flight and was told that the flight was closed because I was not there at least an hour before the flight. On my boarding pass it listed the boarding time and the time the gate would close BUT no where did it stipulate the last time to check in. I do think in this situation, they could have accommodated me and perhaps gate checked my luggage...but that was not offered. I had checked in online, had my boarding pass but clearly did not allot enough time to get to the airport. Traffic, post Hurricane Irma is still unpredictable, but think there could have been a bit of "wiggle room" in the rule. JetBlue did book me on the next flight (the next day), but I was saddened to miss a day of holiday meeting my son in Cartagena."
Pros: "The crew was fantastic as usual. I love having my own screen to watch."
Cons: "Flight was delayed a little bit but having a ton of places to plug in iPad was great."
"Time the flight"
Cons: "They tend to be very sensationalist with the people sitting on the exit road. It would be nice to have some food for the people that are vegetarian, something; just don’t ignore them and continue walking. This happened in both flights. Not even chips. Nothing."
Pros: "crew was excellent as ell as the counter personal"
Pros: "The crew was great and the flight was good n"
Cons: "Nothing everything was great"
Pros: "La comida fue buena, la atención de la tripulación fue buena"
Cons: "El vuelo CM116: la puntualidad pésima, la atención no fue buena y la sala de espera no tenía suficiente espacio. Por los demás vuelos está bien."
Pros: "Boarding very quickly"
Cons: "No entertainment"
Cons: "update planes"
Pros: "Great customer service in a timely matter."
Pros: "Best food (dinner) I may have had on a flight. Good movie choices."
Cons: "Better signage to know what group is boarding at what time."
Pros: "Flights were all on time."
Cons: "Old planes with no wi-fi or personalized entertainement"
Pros: "On time, the service"
Pros: "Seat were okay. Crew okay."
Cons: "For such long flight the crew should be more promptly at the time of serving. It took a long time for them to be ready to offer a second drink."
Cons: "No earphones for hearing the movies"
Cons: "The food is not goof"
Cons: "Very unpleasant check-in as I was charged for second bag. In one paragraf it says one bag allowed from Northamerica to Caribean. In next paragraf it says two bags allowed on all flights to and from Panama. NOT ACCEPTABLE"
Pros: "Every thing was excellent"
Pros: "I liked 2 free checked bags. I liked that the flight was uneventful and on time."
Cons: "The staff while professional seems very busy and preoccupied. This airline has a small presense in Ft. Lauderdale and didn’t open for check in for several hours after I arrived. The kioks were not operational. My husband was flying in from Tucson on American Airlines and his flight was delayed. He was to join us on our international flight home. I tried to alert the staff well in advance that he would be arriving late but would be there in time to actually get on the flight. The staff was not helpful with this matter at all. They did nothing to accomodate these special circumstances that were beyond our control. Even finding a staff member that was available for me to talk to was a challenge. My husband’s flight arrived at the airport an hour before takeoff but nothing was done to try to get him on our flight home even though I had explained the problem 2 hours before that. As a result, he was not able to travel home with us on Copa and had to buy a ticket home on JetBlue. We will not choose Copa again."
Pros: "1 checked bag plus 1 carry on and 1 personal item included in economy ticket. Orderly boarding."
Cons: "Bellow average food but at least its free. There is no entertsinment system at all. No video monitors and no power ports."
Pros: "Business Class Flight Attendant masters time to serve properly a good meal-snack to each of 12 passengers, all in less than 35 minutes (total flight time from PTY was 55 minutes)"
Pros: "Seats were comfortable and plenty of space. Also served food. Everything was in time or early."
Pros: "Food was tasty and served quickly ...staff was friendly and extremely polite"
Cons: "The usual with all planes when you fly economy ...cramped seats"
Pros: "La puntualidad para abordar y la llegada a mi destino, buen avión."
Cons: "No nos facilitaron audífonos, la comida no fue muy buena y no encontré espacio para mi equipaje de mano, la política de la aerolínea debería ser que el pasajero pueda subir con un equipaje de mano o una mochila, ya que suben con ambas, mas fundas de compras y ocupan todos los espacios para el equipaje de mano."
Pros: "Able to bring two bags, good food,drinks"
Pros: "Service was excellent"
Pros: "excelente!!!..gracias mejor no hay!!."
Pros: "New, clean planes."
Cons: "Checking was horrible. It looked like every agent was being trained and the ones that were trained were slow. I waited 1 1/2 hours. luckily I was there 3 1/2 hours before the flight."
Cons: "Did not catch connecting flight because first flight was canceled"
Pros: "Good flight"
Cons: "Gate from arrival to connecting flight very far and almost lost my plane"
Cons: "Seating is to cramped."
Pros: "The service, the language, the good food."
Pros: "Couldn't say, as nothing was appealing and believe you me, I'm quite easy to please; ask anyone who knows me."
Cons: "LOTS. Let's start off with the planes. They were the smallest planes I have ever flown on an international flight. Then the cabin crew is of NO help when it come to assisting in stowing your belongings, not even out of courtesy, although it's their duty. I kindly asked for a can of Sprite when they were distributing the beverages and the flight attendant snapped back while showing me an empty can, but, karma kicked in and she spilled half of my flat Sprite on the carpet; luckily, it didn't spill on me. She could have avoided the mess, embarrassment (both for her and the airline, as she demonstrated incompetency; after all, she represents the airline), and this bad review, if she had kindly complied with my request. There's more, but, I don't want this to be another chapter of 'War and Peace'."
Pros: "The food and service was great!"
Pros: "Clean, new airplane"
Cons: "The business class seats and service were simple and basic"
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "No blanket. Food is okay okay. Entertainment is old."
Cons: "Worst airline of all time. Booked my flight several months ago. Attempted to check in the day prior to my flight but Copa's website was not working. Website was not working for 7 of the girls I was with either. Arrived to the airport over 2 hours early to ensure time for check in. Was told I no longer had a seat on the flight. Copa over booked the flight by 9 people. Was put on standby and luckily made it onto first leg of flight but they again took my seat away for the next leg of the trip. VERY upset. Will never fly this airline again."
Pros: "Crew was great and friendly."
Cons: "No on board entertainment."
Cons: "Panamá Airport is so disgusting smell bad, the terminal was dirty, trash everywhere on the floor I was there for 2 hrs I didn't see housekeeper cleaning arounf. Unacceptable that don't offer wifi free ( Tampa or Costa Rica international airport) to make our stay more easy. I love to fly with COPA but I hate how COPA manager their airport I think we as a passenger deserves better environmental."
Pros: "Best airline that still travels to Venezuela when every other airline is suspending service to Venezuela. Thank God for Copa"
Pros: "Super nice crew! Gave us food even though it was a 50 min flight."
Pros: "Same as above"
Cons: "Same as above"
Pros: "Pontuality, hospitality"
Cons: "food, entertainment is null"
Pros: "Timely, organized and food was served in this very short flight"
Pros: "Airline with high service quality standards and well trained crew."
Cons: "Lack of movies or shows for a 5 and half hours flight"
Pros: "Short flight"
Cons: "Was great"
Pros: "A great overall experience. I liked that there was a huge selection of entertainment that played on the back of each seat. The lasagna was surprisingly good."
Cons: "The seat was not as comfortable as other airlines I've used!"
Pros: "nice new appearing lane"
Cons: "Food was fair, but at least there was a meal."
Cons: "Flight was cramped no space on airplane shoulder to shoulder with the person next to you"
Cons: "They dindt let my whole family of 4 board the plane, because we were supposed late to check in 2 hours prior to the plane leaving, the ordeal with the stuff and discussions back and forth git us exausted and we left the airport ."
Pros: "The flight was good. The service and information incorrect and could have resulted in my bags being lost if I was not super careful (see below)"
Cons: "(1) The check in people erroneously told me that my bags would be checked all the way through which was not correct (2) I bought duty free and had to exit the traveler section of the airport. therefore my 'duty free" became an issue at Trinidad (3) Very fortunately I checked the carousel at Trinidad airport only to find out that I had to re-check my bags in Trinidad. (4) The Trinidad check in staff were not very helpful. I had to wait until someone was available (and they took their sweet time) to take me through some back entrances so that I would not have to re-pay duty on my goods. Not a pleasant experience and one that I will avoid at all costs in the future. This is not the way to treat customers and TOTALLY un-necessary. This is not 21st Century travel!"
Pros: "super easy and comfortable and quick flight!"
Pros: "The crew were up and down making sure everyone was comfortable and the flight was very smooth."
Cons: "When a flight is full they shld pick out those other hand luggages and tag them to be placed along with the other suitcases.So to expedite smoother boarding and not standing in line waiting to go for your seat when someone else looking for head room to place there stuff."
Cons: "The meal was cold. It would have made quite an enjoyable difference had it been hot."
Pros: "The food, the crew."
Cons: "The leg room is almost non existent. I'm 5'2 and was super uncomfortable."
Pros: "No fuzz. Quick trip."
Cons: "It was very cold, blankets would be most welcome."
Pros: "Crew was not friendly at all. Didn't smile or said hi when boarding"
Cons: "Friendlier crew members"
Pros: "Flight was on time and boarded quickly."
Pros: "Free ‘Caribbean Plus’ upgrade."
Pros: "Everything very smooth, employees very pleasant, very efficient arrived early the seats were comfortable, enough room to stretch, food was decent, not all airlines operate this way anymore."
Cons: "Need air freshener in the washrooms"
Cons: "Slow attendants at Kingston airport hence long lines"
Pros: "I love flying Caribbean Airlines to Trinidad and Tobago"
Cons: "I like the crew service"
Pros: "Our flight from Paramaribo to Port of Spain left 30 minutes ahead of schedule, something I would never have associated with the laid back style of Suriname. Note, no entertainment or use of electronic devices during the flight."
Cons: "It was an early morning flight, scheduled for 5.40am. Since the airport is 60 mins from Paramaribo, we had to leave our accommodation at 2.30am. Only tea, coffee, water and soft drinks offered for refreshment on the flight, so BYO breakfast."
Pros: "Loved the real trini food that was served outbound"
Cons: "Could see the monitor properly"
Pros: "The crew was friendly"
Pros: "Good flight on time overall good"
Cons: "Passage ways narrow causing u to be constantly bumped into if aisle seat"
Cons: "Food was too salty, passenger at the back had me uncomfortable kept hitting the seat, wish I had an option to asked to be move"
Pros: "Smooth flight"
Cons: "From the time I was checking in and was told that my bags weren't paid for on this flight but will be paid for on my flight back....I knew it was going to be an eventful flight. No surprise when told the flight was delayed by an hour and a half. Gate change was inevitable....to the other side of the airport. Boarding was later than anticipated. Some crew members seemed to be sonewhat rude when talking to passengers.....and then again some were very helpful. The flight was smooth!!"
Pros: "Service was excellent and made me want to fly first class! A more updated plane with TV and interactive media would be nice in comparison to American Airlines"
Cons: "No real choice of in flight entertainment"
Pros: "I love the Friendly staff at Caribbean Airlines. I always enjoy the smooth flights, take-off and on time arrivals."
Cons: "I did not like the fact that boarding from the back of the aircraft towards the front of the aircraft was meant for speedy boarding process, yet it still took FOREVER! for me to board the aircraft. That boarding process just did not work. Other than that, I LOVE CARIBBEAN AIRLINES!."
Pros: "I liked the ease of checking in at the airport after doing Web check in. I like that a meal is served. I like their mostly on time departure and landing at destination."
Cons: "If I have a seat in the front of the plane, I don't really like the boarding from the back practise , mainly because it makes me nervous that by the time I get on, space in the overhead compartment above or near my seat will already be taken by persons sitting in the back."
Pros: "Clean planes. No delays. Friendly staff. Decent food."
Cons: "They will mot let you use you ipad or iphone in airplanr mode during taxiing takeoff and landing. A bit atchaic and very annoying"
Cons: "Flight was delayed and I totally missed my other connection so now I have to wait hours on standby. Thank you."
Pros: "Very efficient and friendly crew"
Cons: "I don't think there was food or entertainment on our first flight"
Pros: "I will continue to always shop from Kayak.com, this is my 5th trip while buyin the ticket from this site & im well pleased."
Cons: "There was a moment when i wanted to change my return flight just to catch a later one & was told i couldnt change it at the airline."
Pros: "quick and easy"
Pros: "Everything went smoothly, really cannot complain"
Cons: "Liat-slowest Servise Im ever had , 5 people in line was waiting over an 1.5 an hour !"
Pros: "Pilot was very descriptive on path etc"
Pros: "I love the outstanding customer service that I received from Caribbean airline attendees"
Cons: "There is nothing that I didn't like"
Pros: "Very timely. Good service. Hot meal served. Very professional cabin crew"
Cons: "Boarding is not a smooth process. I will suggest they consider placing people in groups to facilitate more efficient boarding."
Pros: "Flight attendants where very unpleasant no one no answer the baggage everyone was giving me a different answer"
Cons: "Delay in was very long and overbearing"
Pros: "Just about nothing."
Cons: "The seats were uncomfortable and dirty. Basically everything that you could imagine making you miserable on a flight existed. The crew on board were fine. The meals were a hot sandwich with some pretzels."
Pros: "Flight was on time"
Cons: "Security check once arriving in Piarco"
Pros: "The customer service, food, movies, pilot and staff was just a pleasure!!!"
Pros: "the food given on the airline was great especially since it was hot the flight attendants were pleasants"
Cons: "the seats were comfortable if i were told how far back my seat was , i would have changed me seats"
Cons: "I didn't like that my flight was delayed, for two hours and that caused me to miss my connected flight from fort"
Pros: "Everything went smoothly"
Cons: "I dislike the outdated takeoff and landing procedures that do not allow for any electronics to be used. Every other airline I have flown with in the last 10 years allows for mp3 players in airplane mode to be used throughout the flight."
Pros: "The crew was no car and patient."
Cons: "The flight was very bumpy and was dipping a lot through most of the flight. It was very nerve racking. The pilots got us to our destination safe and sound. I am very thankful."
Cons: "The connections are poorly coordinated. I was scammed out of a bottle of the duty free liquor purchased for my use at the trinidad terminal. I will not be using this airline again."
Cons: "I wonder why the customs staff have us pass through their security system since we were going to Guyana. We had to take off our shoes and belt. My wife is 77 years and I am 79. We are not required to do this in the USA. We travel very regularly here."
Cons: "My seat was a middle seat and that was NOT what I chose when I purchased the flight. I'm 5'11 and I was squished in between two men. If you are going to change seat assignments then you need to notify the customer."
Pros: "I really liked the fact that they were on time. No issues with checking in, boarding, in flight and landing...thank God."
Cons: "They showed movie, however it didn't work. The sound was horrible and the headphone didn't sit well in the socket."
Pros: "Overall I found this to be a good experience. The flight departed and arrived on time, which is always important to me. The flight was too short for food and entertainment."
Pros: "They were very pleasant and quite responsive."
Pros: "The food was excellent and the people were extremely friendly"
Pros: "The crew was very professional and the food is a welcome change compared to other airlines that only offer water and a soft drink."
Cons: "The plane is old and some tables/trays are in disrepair.. The entertainment is not individualised as you would see in other airlines and modern planes."
Pros: "We were delayed at least half an hour and there were many screaming children"
"The mask policy is not enforced by the crew. Multiple people around us would not even wear the mask or have it on their chin. Flight attendants would walk past these people and not say anything. All they do is make overhead announcements about the masks being mandatory but they are terrible at enforcing the rules, very disappointing."
"Check in was horrible in Miami. The woman was rude and not helpful with the questions. There was nothing to like at the check in and there were really slow even for First class passenger like me."
"Flight was delayed by one hour, then another 1/2 hour then cancelled and changed till the next day. We were not allowed to get our luggage & put up in a dirty hotel. I had cockroaches in the bathroom. When I finally arrived home…i noticed the airline had damaged the zipper on my suitcase."
"Late to board late to depart captain gave inaccurate information"
"This flight was intense. It was overcrowded, people weren’t following Covid guidelines. And in general, was a mess due to young kids causing a lot of noise and disturbance. I ended up with a headache the entire flight because of it."
"We had a very attentive and bubbly flight attendant in our cabin. She made the flight more enjoyable. There were some issues fueling up so we ended up sitting in to plane too long, but that's no fault of American. These things happen."
Cons: "Wouldn’t know, couldn’t make it and the rebooking for a new flight was a nightmare"
Pros: "Super smooth flight, good seats"
Cons: "Better food options for those in group 1"
Cons: "Comfort of seats. Aisles were too narrow and everyone was touching each other even when they didn’t want to. Seats were uncomfortable and narrow"
Cons: "Everything ok"
Cons: "Not repairing the engine of the aircraft while I’m on it. Not having to deplane due to the fact I felt unsafe."
Cons: "Entertainment system nor working properly. 40 minute flight delay due to minor cabin seat malfunction."
Cons: "No social distancing AT ALL. Flight was packed"
Cons: "We need food"
Pros: "Great service and comfortable; well sanitized."
Cons: "TV screens for movies and shows."
Cons: "Traveling in a 737-800, there is no displays at your seat. One must BYOD. Wifi was spotty."
Cons: "The entertainment center at my seat was malfunctioning. Movies were starting passed the beginning and the system was crashing."
Cons: "No debe cobrar maleta pequeña"
Cons: "Pagar una maleta demasiado"
Pros: "Great customer service"
Cons: "Nothing that I can address everything was good"
Pros: "In the Day of cove it 19 is was fully packed"
Pros: "Super courteous"
Pros: "The fly was on time"
Cons: "No social distance has been practiced by AA very sad"
Pros: "Fine but still crowded and stupid mask policy means nothing on a crowded airplane"
Cons: "Been non discriminatory"
Pros: "The seating is cramped as has become customary."
Cons: "On Time. Delayed advice 3 times."
Pros: "This was a quick flight - 39 mins I also got an upgrade too"
Pros: "Considering it was only a 2.5 hour flight, the snack was fairly good."
Pros: "The crew were great, entertainment was good."
Cons: "After sitting on the plane for an hour they found a problem and so we had to deboard and wait for another plane. Obviously better than taking a less than optimum plane but added a lot of waiting time to an already long day. Not great that on a 6 hour flight we had to buy food."
Pros: "Checking in with my Mum who needs assistance was excellent."
Cons: "Lack of Entertainment."
Pros: "Knowing what carousel luggage was at - I suppose."
Cons: "Extended wait times in taxi departing and landing - took over an hour longer than expected. LaGuardia airport forced passengers to take their car services by walking outside and waiting in a parking garage with (12 degree Fahrenheit feels like -4 and 20 mph winds). Felt frostbite, couldn’t move fingers, and have a sinus headache. absolutely appalling this is NY and USA - yet we can’t have car services pick up pasengers outside the door of the airport, instead require to walk 7 minutes and stand in a freezing air tunnel airport garage. Changes my mind on flying to LAGUARDIA in the future"
Pros: "The Flight crew was courteous and took care of us despite a series of extremely unfortunate circumstances."
Cons: "Due to a computer malfunction we were stuck on the tarmac for some time, when it was decided to find a new gate to return to. /The tech crew eventually gave the all clear and upon returning to the tarmac, the same computer malfunction occurred, and again we had to return to the gate. This was all totaled 2.5 hours on the Tarmac. Finally, some 5 hours late we departed Miami in a different plane. Upon arrival in Phoenix, the captain wearily announced that there was no ground crew awaiting us, so we had to wait some time on the tarmac there to disembark. Never before had I heard a airline captain encourage the passengers to write a letter of complaint to his employer."
Cons: "Pd for seat upgrade so I could have leg room as I injured piriformis. Gate agent wanted to seat 2 people together so took away my chosen seat. I explained but she lied and said person was in wheelchair. Got on board and took photos of young woman seated - not in wheelchair and was up walking. Agent lied and was nasty. Ruined entire trip as I was not able to move much or stretch my injured leg. Am still in pain as I type this review. Complained to AA. Agent was so nasty! Should not be allowed to work with passengers. Fire her!"
Pros: "The flagship first seats in American Airlines are among the best in class given that I only flew from Miami to JFK. Fully flat beds and ample room."
Cons: "Very limited food options."
Cons: "Business class crew was extremely rude and unfriendly."
Pros: "Being able to check flight progress while in the air."
Cons: "We did not appreciate the game of needing to pay for seat selection after having already paid for tickets. We were not provided with TSA-PRE despite providing our known traveler numbers in advance. Boarding selection protocol seemed opaque, complex, and geared towards inviting us to pay extra for priority boarding. Before boarding the plane, we were not able to find out whether any food would be served and the extent of what might be provided. After getting on board, we were offered the chance to buy food. The complementary food was a cookie and a few ounces of soda or juice. Movies were available, but not headphones for listening to them. Leg space under the seat in front of us was reduced to make room for life vests."
Pros: "Gate flight updates"
Cons: "No information on luggage even though they knew luggage was not received in London They could have sent me an update instead of having me wait at carousel for 1:30 hours waiting for my bag to show up"
Pros: "Entertainment system in Economy is really good, big screens and also plug point and usb points for charging."
Cons: "Aisle is cramped so that you get nudged when trolley is being carted up and down. Food was pretty rubbish most of mine went to the bin (this is a terrible waste, rather not get served this and bring my own on board)."
Pros: "Boarding was structured as usual"
Cons: "The flight was delayed by more than an hour. No reason was given. There seemed to be an issue with the maintenance log, which I overheard I arrived late to Piarco"
Pros: "nothing. seriously I have NOTHING good to say about this trip"
Cons: "We boarded or flight just a few minutes late initially then had to taxi back to the gate to fix AC(?!) electrical issues, which were seemingly fixed just as we started to de-plane. Then after a slew of nonsense announcements about waiting for a new pilot, redirecting the destination, and basically misinformation about reboarding, we are told that the flight MIGHT be canceled; It has been nothing but one excuse after another and honestly after a 4 hour delay with no real answers, I really cannot find any reason to fly this airline ever again. Such poor service."
Pros: "The entertainment was updated and refreshing."
Cons: "Snacks was only pretzel"
Pros: "Streaming entertainment with great choices Not too crowded so got my upgrade"
Cons: "Food was disgusting... bland cheese lasagna or small wet noodle salad with piece of chicken. This menu has been going for years! Old B757 No sparkling water but 75 variations of Coca Cola"
Pros: "Fantastic customer service - from lounge to arrival gate. Unlike BA this airline does recognize its frequent flyers and upgrades us often to business. I fly a lot - Executive Platinum - and this makes a huge difference."
Cons: "My connecting flight LHR to AMS was on BA and they really droped the ball compared to AA."
"The flight actually was fine. Just a lot of delays."
"United makes Spirit look great"
"Seating less than desirable, multiple seats on the plane open w no option to change"
"Weather :0( 2-hour delay on the tarmac"
"Flight updates was outstanding"
Pros: "The atention"
Cons: "The 5 hour flight was extremely full. No chance of social distancing. Did not feel safe for my family."
Pros: "La atención súper mal La azafata con una mala actitud cuando me hacia una pregunta Retraso de más de una hora en la salida del vuelo"
Cons: "Necesitan una mejor capacitación en la atención al cliente las azafatas"
Pros: "This flight was cancelled"
Cons: "Hire better competent people"
Pros: "The airline tried to keep us as comfortable as possible in the airport. The crew was fantastic."
Cons: "Since we were in DC, I don't know why it took four hours to bring in another plane, since we were so close to major cities."
Cons: "We did not have dinner as we tried to get some sleep on this 6.5 hour overnight flight to London. The 767 was in a 2-3-2 configuration for economy plus and general economy. Thankfully they kept the temps cool to the point where we used our coats as additional blankets. I appreciated that the FA’s did not wake us for dinner and they closed my window shade at some point. They were 100% polite and helpful. That said, with the new Polaris Business Sears, UAL has eliminated the restrooms between Business and Economy. So it is a very long walk to the restrooms from Econ Plus and it appears that there are only 4 restrooms for about 120 passengers. Absurd. My family made do because we used the restrooms in the middle of the night when most people were sleeping but this would have been a nightmare after breakfast or with a small child. It appears that UAL has gone for profit over customer satisfaction."
Cons: "Very small cramped aircraft"
Cons: "Food could of had a better selection but wasn’t the worst I’ve had"
Pros: "The controlled and orderly way when boarding."
Cons: "The staff from the desk was unfriendly. On boarding no one showed you where your seat is located. The food was dreadful. The same aweful pasta meal on the outbound journey was served again. During the flight I was feeling very unwell I asked the flight attendant our axeick bag which she brought, but I was told to go to the toilet. She did not return to enquire after my well being. I was in the toilet for 5 minutes. Very uncaring. The tea was cold when served"
Pros: "Smooth flight"
Cons: "The tray cannot be pullled closer for eating. The seat sitting up is very uncomfortable for reading. I would have liked a pillow. Th poor man in front of me asked for a coke after the meal service was done, and the flight attendant said she had to reserve it for the next flight?! The male announcer flight attendant was very hard to understand, some of his words were slurred and garbled. And the volume was always too loud for both the male and female announcers. There was no entertainment unless you downloaded the app."
Pros: "Great inflight service! On the ground faster than expected."
Cons: "I asked to complementary check my small carry on, but the attendants at the desk would not let me. The stewardesses were booked too closely to their last flight and we were delayed - huge oversight. Boarding was chaotic as the gate immediately across from us was simultaneously boarding and the United staff made the whole process long and miserable by failing to call the next boarding group in a timely fashion. This is not the first time I’ve felt miserable while trying to board a United flight :/."
Pros: "Good plane good entertainment"
Cons: "Chaotic boarding. Attendants could not put could together. I bought business ckass tickets to my daughter and her husbandfie their honeymoon. They could not use the business lounge: when they arrived they were told that they needed to wait in front of the boarding gate. They waited two hours asking many times why they could not get their seats. They were ordered to stand by and wait to be called. Finally they insisted and they got two sits but not side by side. It was too late to use the business class lounge. What a shame. Food was so basic. Noodles overcooked with few veggies that all. Cabin attendants we're stressed and rude"
Cons: "It appears united is unable to fly their planes on times, in particular on the East Coast. We were delayed by 90min on each legs"
Pros: "The stewards were nice. The entertainment package was good. Food was ok (coach)"
Cons: "6 1/2 hour delay due to navigation system crash. Two gate changes and a terminal change. New seats assigned, but then when 3rd plane was brought in, it had the exact configuration of the first and we were told we should use the original boarding passes. These turned out to be wrong because they reseated after the first plane went down and it’s replacement wasn’t the same configuration. We never saw that plane, or the gate it was assigned to. When we went to rebound, my wife I am were separated. We were moved to the way back (screaming baby sandwich - one in front and one behind us). Then we spent an hour in the worst turbulence I’ve seen in 20 years - I nearly vomited. the last 6 hours of this 15 hour ordeal were fine."
Cons: "Our flight to Munich arrived late. And our connecting flight to Milan was originally scheduled to leave just 50 minutes after our arrival in Munich. We did not make our flight to Milan and have lost a half day of time at our destination, as well as more than $100 in non-refundable Italian train tickets. Even if our plane had arrived to Munich on time it would have been nearly impossible to make our connecting website. Flight pairings with this short of a layover should not be suggested at this airport when travelers are required to go through passport control."
Pros: "Comfortable. Good entertainment and good service. Crew was nice"
Cons: "Missed our flight from Brussels to Zurich. United said we were booked on next flight six hours later. Gave us vouchers and that was it. Went to check in and the carrier said sorry you can’t board United did not book you. The voucher just has prior info and this flight time. So we missed getting on that flight 3 total hours on the phone with United and they did nothing but put us on hold. Thank you to Brussels air who finally after many years and frustration helped us so we could leave. More than 10 hours later than we should have. Horrible experience and we lost a day of vacation and pre paid plans for the evening I will never use kayak again for international flights. As that was part of the problem per United (probably BS but won’t ever risk it again) and will never use United airlines again as their customer service and lack of caring showed that companies true colors. I hope the rest of this dream vacation is better than this nightmare was."
Pros: "Attentive cabin crew and decent food/wine selection, but...."
Cons: "This format of business class seating leaves a lot to be desired. There is literally no place to store anything except maybe your cellphone on the shelf under the TV screen. No room for a backpack on the floor - has to be in the overhead. Not convenient on an 8-hour overnight. Seats are tight - could not lay on my back - had to sleep on my side. No separation between seats - it was a 2, 4, 2 layout and the guy next to me coughed all night. At least I wasn't in one of the middle seats. Expensive flight for that type of setup IMHO. And given it was a 777, the plane was big enough."
Cons: "Lufthansa as an agent is a mistake! I had to deal with them prior to flying to the US. I have never ever had to deal with such bad service in my entire life. United was great though and I highly recommend them."
Pros: "The pilots were informative with their announcements and we were informed of turbulence before it started. We also got in ahead of schedule. I also appreciated being able to ask for a glass of water between services as I had fallen asleep."
Cons: "The negative experiences started before we got on the plane. Boarding began slightly behind schedule and was very disorganized. People were all standing in the boarding area and out into the walkway for the concourse. I feel it would be better to have boarding groups come up individually or two at a time. (While group one boards, group two convenes. Once group one has boarded, invite group three to take their place.) Once group three had boarded, an announcement was made that there was no overhead bin space availble for the entirety of group 4. It seems a bit ridiculous that nearly half the plane wouldn’t have overhead space. It took awhile to board group 4 as everyone had luggage to check and once we finally got down the jetway, we had to wait another few minutes before being able to get to our seats as the flight attendant for first class insisted on taking drink orders while she stood in the aisle. I understand this is a perk of first class but I feel it could be better executed. These seats are boarded in group one so to have drink orders incomplete by the time group four is trying to board is irritating at best and incompetent at worst. Once finally at our seats, it became apparent that the announcement about lack of overhead bin space had been made a bit early. The bins were on the full side but they definitely had space available. Also, much of the space had been taken up by jackets and bags that would have fit under the seats; which I felt could have prevented nearly all of the checked bags. The flight was uneventful with minor annoyances like having to pay for entertainment and any sort of food. Even southwest provides entertainment free of charge and I consider them to be more of a budget airline. If I fly Lufthansa again, I will not take a domestic flight through United and will instead book via southwest to and from the international airport Lufthansa flies out of."
Pros: "Despite sitting in the middle seat and being well over 6 feet, there was room."
Pros: "The price, the mango sorbet, short flight into Belgium, the coffee, the water being offered often"
Cons: "The tray was very dirty and obviously had not been disinfected from the previous flight. So I brought it to the attention of one of the crew members, and I felt like she made fun of me in front of other passengers for not liking my tray dirty; and she got a little paper towel for serving, wet it with a bottled water, and wiped my tray quickly. Not hygienic at all and not a word of apology. AIR FRANCE is so much better when it comes to customer service! Also I did not like the constant interruption on the speakers, very loud in my headsets and difficult to watch a movie on tiny screens. The crew members seemed very bossy and uncaring, if not actually rude."
Pros: "Nothing really everyhing was mediocre."
Cons: "Delayed baggage, smelly flight, food"
Pros: "Clean aircraft good entertainment, cockpit crew polite"
Cons: "The check in staff were unbelievably rude nearly looked and were abrupt and dismissive to a simple question. The cabin crew looked scruffy, and clearly had a lack of pride in their job and presentation. This is the first time I have ever flown United and I must say I would avoid flying with them again if possible, which is a shame and the aircraft and the entertainment on board were good"
Pros: "The check in was good. The craft was clean."
Pros: "Boarding was smooth enough"
Cons: "I'm a disabled person, I need an aisle seat for my long legs and busted knees, but the aisle seats had about 1/3 the space for feet as the other seats. My knees were pushing into the seat in front of me. Drinks went around once about 1 hour in to the 5 hour flight, but not again after that, though they came by to collect trash 5 times. Flight crew were polite, but some clearly didn't want to be there. This is the first flight I've ever been on where I was in tears from pain, and i felt like i couldnt ask for water or even the wheelchair I needed after the flight."
Pros: "The short lines for boarding, but then again these were small flights. The flights taking off early when all passengers were boarded. The flights arriving much earlier than scheduled."
Cons: "The basic economy flight is bullshit. We both know that it's better to just buy an economic flight. So why even pretend and lie to customers to precast the basic economy flight knowing full well that's just going to force them to have to check in their bags which end up costing more than an economic flight? Why not just offer the regular economy flight price and leave it at that. If the overhead bins are full, offer the passengers a chance to check in their bags for free. What you're doing is preying on the poor who already do not have much which is why they choose the basic economy flight without realizing the full extent of the set up."
Pros: "Decent leg room. Wonderful to do the flight non-stop from NYC to Delhi."
Cons: "United. September 14 Newark to Delhi Premium Economy Entertainment screen didn't work for 1st hour of the flight. the movie list was mediocre at best. The screen was smeared with some substance. The list of movies on the United entertainment app is great (via internet) but connectivity on this type of flight is spotty so the traveler is forced back to the antique screen plane system. Dinner. Butter chicken or vegetable options. Food was bland and very small portions for the length of flight. The snack was delivered immediately after dinner was picked up. I did not open it. Looked like a hard roll with something on it. Style of service is abrupt, bordering on rude. Uses terminology that non-US travelers from different cultures would not understand, for instance do you want "white" coffee. Asked me if I had someone at home to pick up after me as she felt she was cleaning too much off the floor. Her comments appeared to be directed at me but it was not my trash (and even if it was, a better approach would be recommended). The flight attendant realized she had gone too far and apologized. Then complained about this "route" being difficult, with no one listening. She concluded by wishing me a good flight and saying that she hoped that she had not offended me. I assured her that she had. Breakfast was mediocre. Egg with soggy potatoes and an inedible sausage. Did not see what they were offering in the veggie dish. Staff seems tired and not culturally sensitive. There needs to be some retraining and consideration given to long haul menus and entertainment. I take this flight at least once a year. It continues to deteriorate."
Pros: "Crew were amazing, so friendly and helpful Entertainment system was so so good Landed early"
Cons: "Overnight wasn't the easiest flight in the seats Serving people coffee when others are probably trying to sleep probably wasn't the wisest idea either Pre flight queue system is just baffling"
Pros: "Comfortable seats"
Cons: "Boarding took a long time in the plane. There was confusion as they had passengers going both ways in the aisle .. this forced several ppl to stand in the aisle a long time. One of the air hostess had a major attitude. For example one passenger who was stuck in the middle of other passengers asked her politely if she could help him put the carry on in an overhead bin near her .. and she responded "I cant help you, you need to put it up yourself sir". Not something one expects. She was also terse with passengers, ordering them in an annoyed tone."
Pros: "One of us had the last seat on the plane even though they were reserved almost a month ago. However we had signed up for basic economy so that was not a shock. What was a shock was that water was dripping from the top side track onto his lap and he had to use the provided brochures to redirect the dripping water. The steward said it was condensation and that was it. Also, since it was next to bathroom, the smell wasn't great and the small child screaming while waiting to get into the bathroom wasn't pleasant."
Cons: "We were forced to deplane in DC and instructed to go to the United customer service counter to arrange our missed connections in Frankfurt. After standing in line at the United counter for 2 hours, we were told to go to our gate to re-board our plane. we wasted all that time standing and all but 2 agents had left the counter to take a break. it was EXTREMELY STRESSFUL not knowing what would happen to our missed connections. when we reboarded WE still did not have connecting flights.Also, on the United flight to Frankfurt, I had a premium economy seat and it was HORRIFIC. the extra leg room did NOT make the seat more comfortable and I SUFFERED greatly because I am recovering from an injury. Upon arrival in Frankfurt, after a great deal of begging, I got a hotel room for the night and upgrad to economy premium for the flight from Frankfurt to Addis. that Lufthana flight was better because my seat reclined somewhat but still I had a great deal of pain throughout the flight and I would have preferred to have been upgraded to business so that I could lay flat to ease my physical pain. Overall, the experience was extremely STRESSFUL and painful and the only way, I feel that Lufthana can repair this situation is to give me a free upgrade to business on my flight home.to Miami"
Pros: "The crew was all very polite, attentive and helpful. They were troupers amid a flight gone bad."
Cons: "My wife and I booked a round trip to California from Connecticut. We had a layover in Dulles with plenty of time to change gates. We arrived at our gate and established our place in the waiting area. We were then required to change gates; this was not horribly stressful as the gate was near by: However, on the return flight things changed. Keep in mind that my wife has arthritic hips and knees and I have arthritic knees. Arriving at Dulles, we went to our waiting area at Gate C-19 and ordered a breakfast at a nearby kiosk. Before our order was ready an announcement stated that our gate was changing to D-24. We waited for our order but had to leave the coffees behind because the lids did not fit correctly and we didn't want to spill them on ourselves while hurrying to the new gate (about a mile away). We finally got to that gate and boarded the plane. We wanted to wait to eat our food until we were airborne. We waited on the plane for about 45 minutes in the heat. During that time the "gate attendant" announced that they were waiting for that pilot who could not be found but was in the airport. At the same time my United App on my iPhone messaged me that there was a mechanical issue with the plane and we were waiting for another plane. At the 45 minute mark we were told the plane had a mechanical issue and we would have to disembark and go to Gate D-1 (about 1/2 mile away). My wife and I were already exhausted and needed to stop, but we did not know how long we had before boarding the new plane so we pushed onward. We then were told the plane would be a couple hours and that there was snack and water at no charge. My wife and I proceeded to dissect our breakfast sandwiches to eat what ever was still less than discussing. The new plane arrived and all else went well. We were delayed over 3 hours but made it to Connecticut; exhausted and sore. We had been awake for over 29 hours by the time we hit Hartford, CT. This experience will linger in our minds for a long time and travel by United my not be possible for us. We are very traumatized."
Cons: "I had a man sit next to me who was in the wrong seat but didn't move. He told the girl to keep his seat and he would stay next to me. He was so big he was in my space and had didn't make any effort to try not to spill over in my area. I had to put a magazine next to my thigh because his body was so hot it was damp! I hated the entire trip. I was cramped up and extremely uncomfortable. This is simply unacceptable to have this happen because huge people can't fit in one seat. I want these obese people to be required to purchase 2 seats because they take mine."
Pros: "Plane left on time"
Cons: "I know Hawaii is a domestic flight but offering a cookie and a bag of pretzels on an 11 hour flight is ridiculous. There was something wrong with screen at my seat. They tried fixing it but no luck. It was very frustrating. The second leg of my journey was from D.C. To Newark. A "puddle jumper "that you disembark from onto the tarmac, get to wait in the rain while they unload you "carry on" luggage from the back of the plane. Herd you onto a bus yelling at you" if your going to gate C this bus going to gate A that bus".No one to ask "how do I know what gate I am supposed to go to?". They definitely treated"commuter "passengers like sheep. "Thank You For Flying With United "blah blah blah"
Pros: "The stewards were nice and they were prompt. The plane seemed to be well cleaned inside and they were quick to get everyone boarded and bags stowed underneath. The pilot knew what he was doing and I had no worries there. Everyone was doing their jobs as well as they could be done."
Cons: "The air nozzle above my seat was broken and would not turn off so I freezing the entire flight, as well as the tray table seeming like it was meant for the lap of an infant versus myself and I can't imagine how someone with longer legs than myself dealt with the way it folded down. The take off was rough either seemingly due to tires or perhaps a rough runway. The wifi on the plane would not work. It worked ok my first flight but not on the second. I don't know why and no one knew why either, had the latest app and it was updated to the current version."
Pros: "I liked that they were polite and friendly during the national United flight groundings due to the computer error."
Cons: "I did not like the terrifying situation in which the pilot said we would be landing in 15 minutes (at this point we were close enough to the ground that I could see cars ) but then without any further announcement proceeded to point the plane upwards and started flying up up up so that all the city lights disappeared and all I could see were stars next to us. I asked 2 different flight attendants wtf was going on and they both said "oh he's just looking for smooth air" which was clearly BS because I was in the very last row of the plane and if there had been rough air I would have been the first to feel it. After inexplicably shooting upwards for what felt like an eternity we finally turned around and ultimately landed and guess what, no rough air to be found. Now I know why airplane pilots update you all the time, because when he pulls a maneuver like that without any warning it is terrifying and all I could think of was the suicidal dude in Germany from Lufthansa. Not cool. Other than that the flight was fine and they were really nice despite the like 3 hour delay or whatever it was. It cost me an extra $60 cause I arrived so late my husband and baby couldn't pick me up anymore but they offered a credit for a future flight so it's ok. I appreciate the gesture."
Cons: "The terminal number on my ticket was wrong and when me and some other customers asked the flight lady what was going on she was of very little help. Not only that but she was making a personal phone call. So I had to rush to the other end and then just to find out that they didn't have enough room to put my carry on so I had to place it enbetween my legs which made for an even more uncomfortable flight. Also one of the flight attendant was particularly rude and kept saying she had to do her job in a very rude tone to the point were an older retired man told her he's worked too hard in his life time to be talked to like that. Overall the poorest plane experience I've ever had and I fly quite a bit."
Pros: "Some things about the flight were normal."
Cons: "Our incoming flight was late arriving at Dulles. We bolted from that flight to the gate for our connecting flight to GSP. Two of our party of six made it and got onboard telling staff we were coming. We arrived moments later - moments later! - but were denied access because they said we were a minute late. Our small plane was just outside the door with access door still open and staff going in and out. Next flight was 5 hours later. We asked to speak to a supervisor and that was ignored until we demanded attention. The supervisor came 1.5 hours after we were denied plane access. Customer concern was nonexistant on this day."
Cons: "I was bumped from my confirmed flight and had to sprint across the airport to catch an earlier flight where they put me in the back of the plane in a middle seat with an entertainment monitor that didn't work. The flight attendant said she'd try to reset the monitor and then never came back the rest of the flight. I also was not compensated for agreeing to take another flight than the one I booked, paid for and successfully checked in for. I also got into Austin later than I wanted with this new flight I was forced to take. Overall this experience was a terrible one unfortunately."
Pros: "Boarding was fast and easy. Crew was kind to allow me to use an empty seat in the middle row and get more space. Managed to connect to onboard entertainment with a tablet and avoided to use the tiny screen that still exists on United's 767s."
Cons: "Food was a bit tasteless."
Pros: "Aircraft remained grounded for 1h due to a door switch with malfunction."
Pros: "Very smooth and comfortable flight."
Cons: "So we arrived at the desk after a 7hr international flight ready for the final 1hr leg - only to be confronted with "flight overbooked" looking for 9 volunteers - how can you over book a 40 seat flight by 9 ???? So we had an anxious wait wondering if we'd be dumped from the flight - we weren't but it wasn't enjoyable waiting for the flight and our meeting with our grand kids."
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: "Planes get delayed for all kinds of reasons both in and out f control of the airline. but something the airline does have control over is how it handles the sitsituatioby letting the passengers know their patience is appreciated. We sat on the runway for 2 and a half hours in summer afternoon in Washington DC because of weather in New York. Only once were we offered a small cup of tepid water. Then someone remembered the pets stuck in the cargo hold, and we went back to the gate. After deplaning, we stood at the gate for thirty minutes and weren't given vouchers for refreshments on the concourse nor bottles or at least bottles of water. Finally we were called for boarding, and then 10 minutes after that, the first passenger actually got on. After a second boarding we made it out to the runway... where we sat for another 40 minutes. Keep in mind, this particular plane has no seat outlets nor in seat entertainment systems, so most people had either dead or dying phones at this point, rendering the "complimentary in flight entertainment" available through the United app useless. Once we were finally in air, we weren't comped drinks or Internet or any other amenity offered by United. I've been stuck in situations like this on other airlines, but they worked to provide the barest glimmer of hospitality. Fly the friendly skies? Nah, we'll overcharge you for everything because our business model is unsustainable but our majority shareholders couldn't care less. A Star Alliance Member™."
Cons: "Planes get delayed for all kinds of reasons both in and out f control of the airline. but something the airline does have control over is how it handles the sitsituatioby letting the passengers know their patience is appreciated. We sat on the runway for 2 and a half hours in summer afternoon in Washington DC because of weather in New York. Only once were we offered a small cup of tepid water. Then someone remembered the pets stuck in the cargo hold, and we went back to the gate. After deplaning, we stood at the gate for thirty minutes and weren't given vouchers for refreshments on the concourse nor bottles or at least bottles of water. Finally we were called for boarding, and then 10 minutes after that, the first passenger actually got on. After a second boarding we made it out to the runway... where we sat for another 40 minutes. Keep in mind, this particular plane has no seat outlets nor in seat entertainment systems, so most people had either dead or dying phones at this point, rendering the "complimentary in flight entertainment" available through the United app useless. Once we were finally in air, we weren't comped drinks or Internet or any other amenity offered by United. I've been stuck in situations like this on other airlines, but they worked to provide the barest glimmer of hospitality. Fly the friendly skies? Nah, we'll overcharge you for everything because our business model is unsustainable but our majority shareholders couldn't care less. A Star Alliance Member™."
Airlines flying to Port of Spain have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Port of Spain
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights to Port of Spain
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights to Port of Spain
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights to Port of Spain
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