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$394 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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$181 or less

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$145 or less

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JetBlue
Overall score based on 19,391 reviews
8.3
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
8.6
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.8
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "It was a little bumpy. Probably nothing to be done about that."

Cons: "Had to check carry on and go to baggage carousel delaying my getting out of the airport"

Cons: "Had to check carry on and then go to baggage carousel delaying my getting out of the airport"

Cons: "Genial"

Pros: "Faster fly"

Cons: "On time and very comfortable"

Pros: "Personalized service, even in economy. Friendly faces, who seemed intent on providing the best customer service."
Cons: "Not much."

Pros: "Nothing, because I missed a doctors appointment due to the delay and I spent the entire day traveling instead of the 3 hours it should have taken."
Cons: "Everything"

Cons: "Delay and they not even offer something to drink at the gate."

Cons: "Leaving on time. Wi-Fi working"

Cons: "Monitor people with more than one piece,using up the over head space"

Pros: "I liked the take off and the landing, the two things I hate most, especially the landing... It was smooth..."

Cons: "NA"

Cons: "Lack of overhead bin space, had to check my carry on and it got a little dinged up."

Pros: "Nothing really that wows me ."
Cons: "Would have been better if it was on time. Delays are expected though being on the air a lot of times."

Pros: "Easy check in and appreciate the family with stroller pre-boarding."
Cons: "It does not feel like more leg space than other airlines. It was ok, just given advertising would have expected more."

Pros: "only two flights a day both of them got delay for more than 5 hours unacceptable"

Pros: "Great! Both ways. Many thanks for making wheelchair travelsp easy."

Pros: "It was on time, quick, and painless"
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "I loved the snack options, the channel options, the seating arrangement, etc"
Cons: "technical difficulties made some channels blurrier than others, but I could hear just fine for the music channel"

Cons: "Map program on screen To many ads"

Pros: "Easy boarding..quick fkight"

Pros: "Perfect"

Pros: "Overall experience exceeded my expectations"
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "We left and landed early"
Cons: "No ac power"

Pros: "Credit card machine appeared to not work, free drinks and headphones!"

Pros: "First row seat was so comfy w lots of room!"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Typical ride and employees were friendly."
Cons: "Not enough bag space. Needed to put my carry on below with the luggage."

Cons: "No WiFi"

Cons: "$25 charge for checked bag"

Pros: "Always excellent service"
Cons: "The wireless Internet was very spotty."

Pros: "peace and quiet for 2 hours"

Pros: "The effort to stay on track so far so good"

Pros: "Comfort.."

Cons: "Late plane. No explanation. Orlando arrrival"

Cons: "Slight delay"

Cons: "Huge delays..."

Pros: "On time funny staff."

Cons: "Late departure, no overhead bin space available"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "non stop service"

Pros: "Everything the best!"

Pros: "Overall efficiency of the trip was very good."
Cons: "Audio in seat was poor. Lots of static and could not hear show."

Cons: "Endless delays and extremely shitty boarding staff."

Pros: "Landed early. Everyone was nice."
Cons: "The plane was freezing."

Cons: "It was late about 30 minutes. But the overall was good."

Pros: "All good"

Pros: "Orlando's kindness"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "3 hours delay"

Pros: "Seat cramped"

Cons: "It took only 20 minutes to fly there but 20 minutes waiting to get off the ground in 25 minutes to circle around Philadelphia before landing. Not good when they reduce the size of the seats to 17 inches most people shoulders are wider than that. No food service no snack no drink and just snarky empl"

Pros: "Efforts to get us to Philadelphia"
Cons: "Got to Philly - no one there - rushed 2 concourses and plane still there with daughter on-board. They gave away our seats, told us we would not get on, would not get our baggage and would not get put up in a hotel. Because of the NBA draft - had to travel 60 miles to New Jersey for a hotel. Lost a day, lost 2 tours, endured additional hotel costs...and the attendant made it clear she was on overtime and we just needed to move on. American Airlines is too big and consolidation of airlines has not been good for the public."

Pros: "It was an early flight and it was very quick I experienced some difficulty during the flight with hypoglycemia, the male flight attendant was not as attentive to my needs as the lady was who recognized the potential disaster that could have occurred and aided me while following up at the end of the flight."
Cons: "Uncomfortable, no food or drinks were served, no entertainment for the duration of the flight."

Cons: "Our audio did not work for movies. The food was super cheap"

Pros: "Uneventful and on time"

Cons: "Food was not good at all."

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "no personal tv in each seat in the international route"

Cons: "The food"

Cons: "Poor choice and food"

Cons: "It was not British airline but was contracted to American airline. It lacked class."

Pros: "Pasta was good."
Cons: "The touch screen did NOT work most of the time.Not able to watch GPS or select movie..."

Pros: "Arrived early"
Cons: "Couldn't get movies to play"

Pros: "The person at the luggage area, she gave me the ticket, very nice and polite the only professional person."
Cons: "Didn't let me take my hand luggage, small that complies with the size and told me only at gate, I said I had things that could brake and showed no concern and they would send it to my final distinction instead giving it to me in the end of first flight...I've been traveling around the world and the disrespect for customers and poor service of most of US carrier is amazing... some African companies are much better. on the second flight, almost two hours delay, the plane from philly to Lisbon, old, just s few tv screens, exactly like the North Korean airways..., bad food, my tray stayed with me the whole fly, flight attendant not very professional with no concern for customers and job."

Pros: "Awesome service"

Pros: "Stsff was outstanding...love the compllimentary wine....like the old days.when service mattered most."
Cons: "Airline wait lines at terminals"

Cons: "Delay. Old airplane with sewer smell in back. Not a great experience."

Pros: "It was fine. Nothing exceptional. Pretzels and a bloody"
Cons: "Group boarding again"

Cons: "Completely ignored for beverage service"

Cons: "Aa blows"

Pros: "it was easy to check in and short layovers"
Cons: "planes were really old and uncomfortable, I could not sleep at all, the seats are ridiculously small and not fit for a grown up. One of the worst flights ever for sure"

Pros: "The seats new"
Cons: "Had to pay for upgrade in order to get a seat. The seat didn't even have extra legroom. Did not get early boardingveitger and I'm even a an advantage cc program holder!!"

Pros: "Each person having their own screen for movies and Tv is great! Food good/ too much but spaced apart very well...overall excellent service"
Cons: "Being pulled aside prior to boarding because we did I not have a sticker on our passports... otherwise boarding was excellent!"

Cons: "Can not check in online!"

Cons: "The airline was changed and I was not aware until I arrived to the airport."

Cons: "Shaky landing."

Cons: "Late late cancelled chaos in reassignment late late One agent threw up hands said I'm done and left with long line of passengers not yet reassigned Person behind me asked why didn't we take Delta?"

Pros: "It was fine. Nothing special, nothing wrong. On time."

Pros: "Airport expansion"
Cons: "Due to construction traffic is a problem but still manageable"

Cons: "Space too tight. Nothing was offered to us, not even a cup of water. Staff not friendly, mean even."

Pros: "Great service!"

Cons: "Sat on the tarmac for 35 minutes without a single announcement as to why there was a delay."

Pros: "It was my first time I was a little scared but not anymore it was a smooth ride. Don't change nothing keep up the good work. Thanks for letting me explore"

Pros: "Great service and Manchester is way better than flying to Boston"
Cons: "Your rating app doesn't have a N/A option"

Pros: "Food, OK legroom, complimentary wine & beer on a US carrier"
Cons: "Barely functioning ancient touchscreen system"

Pros: "it was all very easy and good."

Pros: "Surprisingly the seats were not cramped as on other airplanesI have benn on"
Cons: "I wished there was no delay in Miami each way. Miami to Washington an overcrowded runway caused the delay"

Pros: "Honestly I enjoyed every little moment. I haven't traveled to Atlanta in 9 years and let's say traveling with AA is great. Starting from the check-in up until baggage claim in atl. Everything was speedy! I'm so happy that I went with AA I had a spectacular arrival."

Pros: "Allowed us to pre-order with our daughter who needed our support."

Cons: "You will never change anything. It doesn't matter."

Cons: "No tv screens or entertainment"

Cons: "."

Cons: "5 hr delay"

Cons: "The touch screens were horrible and no Wi-Fi"

Cons: "Baggage took 1 hour after arrival1"

Pros: "It did not crash"
Cons: "Delays, baggage loss, how the Airline dealt with both."

Pros: "Crew was very attentive"
Cons: "The television was in the aisle and couldn't be properly seen. Also there was no outlet charger."

Pros: "On time departure"
Cons: "Please use the A330 for the return trip..."

Cons: "Bumpy landing in Charlotte. But it was windy and raining."

Pros: "Really?! After all these years, you can't manage the boarding process or even attempt to create and/or keep ques? This part I have to say is not rocket science. Also, if you are going to offer carry-on baggage, then make sure you can honor it!No one took charge Or do we get to charge you $60 for the luxury of being able to check our bags to their final destination?"
Cons: "No one took charge. Those that refused to check bags when told they must due to no more overhead bin storage, all had room to put their carry-on in the overhead storage with room to spare."

Pros: "Cheap price"
Cons: "Low price"

Pros: "The price and friendly staff"
Cons: "Paying for luggage and difficulty checking in online"

Cons: "I had to pay for a Diet Coke"

Cons: "Delayed 4.5 hours for maintenance"

Pros: "I got to my destination safely."
Cons: "It was incredibly uncomfortable."

Pros: "Frontier employees are great!"
Cons: "No food, no entertainment, no blanket."

Pros: "Everyone was really nice!"
Cons: "Well I paid for a reclining seat and didn't get it.... I should of paid regular price"

Pros: "Good boarding"
Cons: "No entretaiment no coffee no water"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything but most importantly the delays"

Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Almost everything"

Cons: "Chairs don't lay down, no outlets or WiFi."

Pros: "Leg room that we paid extra for."
Cons: "No wifi, no tv, no drinks. Wouldn't have booked had we known in advance."

Pros: "Fast and smooth"
Cons: "Stewardess are not attentive to passengers needs"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "They charge me $60 for my purse. $60 for a tiny purse"

Pros: "Na"
Cons: "They left with out 5 passengers."

Cons: "Tight seating is horrible"

Cons: "Fees for baggage and food"

Pros: "satisfactory"

Cons: "Only free water~ no other drinks or snacks w/out paying!"

Cons: "STILL STUCK IN DENVER!"

Pros: "Seating seemed more spacious then other coach flights. If you're flying alone (or don't care if you sit with your party), traveling for 3 hours or less, aren't taking much luggage and you know the fees so you can plan ahead this is an excellent airline."
Cons: "You can only BRING 1 BAG on the plane. If you check or bring another carry on it will cost you $25-$35. If you can shove your backpack/purse inside your bag with your clothes."

Cons: "We had to pay for another ticket to fly home. I few United airlines home. So I put out more money for my trip and missed another day of work."

Cons: "Would be great to have some headbsupport. Most people were trying to sleep"

Pros: "Fly"

Cons: "It was a bumpy ride and coffee should be free had to pay 3 dollars"

Pros: "Trip went smoothly. Price was good."
Cons: "Expected to pay for an ordinary seat. Seat didn't go back. Needed more volume on announcements."

Pros: "Organization with boarding"
Cons: "Payments for unexpected things. Food and carry on"

Cons: "Staff was incredibly rude and made my sister wash her face before we got on the plane."

Pros: "I liked that I finally flew with Frontier and there were no issues with baggage or otherwise."
Cons: "That there are always a minimal amount of staff at ticketing and they quickly get behind as they can't manage a barrage of people in line for ticketing. There were no e-ticketing kiosks from what I observed."

Cons: "Un processional"

Cons: "Seat do not recline"

Cons: "Horrendous. Don't fly Frontier if you are a fequent traveler."

Cons: "Too long to get bags We also landed and waited 45 min to get into a gate due to another plane waiting to depart"

Pros: "n/a"
Cons: "I got to the airport 3 hours early and had to wait to get my ticket. They charge $30.00 for a bag and my bag was able to be carried on. Lastly, you have to pay for a beverage and there is no television or movies to watch. The ride was extremely bumpy. I will not fly again with this company ever, sorry."

Pros: "They could move my seat to accommodate me. Very nice."

Pros: "Nothing of note"
Cons: "Multiple charges that bought 'low' airfare up with others, yet lacked any free perk/service. Felt duped. Nickel-&-dimed for even a drink of water. Took abt an HOUR for luggage to appear! WTF? Hated it. Will not fly Frontier ever again unless desperate."

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Everything."

Pros: "It was affordable, quick and easy."
Cons: "They make you pay for any drink, even a cup of soda. So cheap airfare equals no free drinks. They don't even give a small bag of nuts anymore... All the airlines air cheap skates today. But what can ya do. That's what we get today."

Pros: "Chairs don't recline. Bags sent to wrong claim area. No leg room. Plane was freezing."

Pros: "Roomy and lots of storage space"
Cons: "The long lines to board"

Pros: "They were smaller so they gave more room between sections"
Cons: "They did not have a table- which made it hard to hold the computer. That was a disappointing problem."

Cons: "Very tight space and super uncomfortable chairs--no cushion and don't even lean back."

Cons: "problem printing boarding pass on Frontier web site, had problem with this web site before- very unfriendly and doesn't work"

Cons: "I specifically searched for IAD (Dulles) and you returned results for DCA (Reagan) I think you need to have some type of confirmation window so that people realize that you have switched airports on them."

Pros: "Arrived 15 min Early"

Pros: "Staff, overall professionalism"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Frontier is an awful scam of an airline."

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Customers service"

Cons: "Big delay in baggage. $10 glass of wine."

Cons: "Worst costumer service I have ever dealt with. Spoke with three employees that each told me to do something different. Finally, spoke to a department head and was told that his employees were misspoken. Who trains these guys?"

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