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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Boarding is not very organized."
Pros: "The crew was great. I love the hot tea selection on Alaska."
Pros: "Was a nice flight all around."
Cons: "One first class passenger was served a little to much alcohol. He got pretty loud but nothing was done to quiet him down. That was the only bad thing."
Pros: "Good boarding process even when every seat was full."
Cons: "More legroom. Not asking for a ton, but at least another 2 inches. My knees were killing me by the time we landed, & it was only a 3 hr flight."
Cons: "Boarding can be little more faster"
Pros: "Very helpful and sweet staff"
Pros: "Crew was great"
Pros: "Nothing. Missed the connection due to being on the tarmac/runway for over a hour and a half. Missed my connection"
Cons: "Everything from flight schedule to customer service could have been better. Alaska Airlines is horrible"
Pros: "Biscoff cookies are the best please never stop serving them!"
Cons: "We were almost treated as if we were stand by people instead of paid passengers. They didn't give us seats until the last minute because we used saver prices... Because i found a bargain price i get treated as lesser? Not cool."
Cons: "Very poor internet"
Pros: "The flight was on time, turbilance very little and the captain gave good info. Flight crew friendly and very nice. This was a first time flight with them but not the last I will book more flights"
Pros: "Friendly & helpful staff. Patient & understanding."
Pros: "Crew was very pleasant."
Cons: "Spent an hour attempting to get the "free" wifi to work on two different devices on my round trip flights. It is probably not the airline's fault, but with that being said, it was extremely inconvenient."
Pros: "Good leg room, thank you"
Cons: "I can't complain, it was a cheap flight, they got me there."
Pros: "Attendants were negligent. Asked for water many times, but didn't get any response. They were busy chit chatting. Internet - only 20 mb , that too for 2 hours continuous. Food was not that good. And only 2 meals for 14 hr flight!!"
Cons: "Attendants were negligent. Asked for water many times, but didn't get any response. They were busy chit chatting. Internet - only 20 mb , that too for 2 hours continuous. Food was not that good. And only 2 meals for 14 hr flight!!"
Cons: "The seats keep getting smaller and Americans keep getting larger. Not a fan!"
Pros: "As bout as relaxing and enjoyable as a tall guy can have on a flight!"
Pros: "Great price, good flight."
Cons: "On our flight to Seattle there was a flight attendant who looked a little annoyed with her day, but hey, we all have days. She didn’t treat me any different than anyone else."
Cons: "- There was a delay in boarding. - One of the crew wasn’t that professional when it came to reminding people to follow certain things. (We just simply did not hear the announcement!) And the reason probably was that we were the only teenagers (without adults) on that flight."
Pros: "Liked the free entertainment app"
Pros: "Very smooth flight. Crew was very humble and nice. Will most definitely fly Alaskan again!"
Cons: "Flight attendant could've been more nice. Only using half a coke can then throwing it away. I would've drank it all."
Pros: "Loading was efficient"
Pros: "Great service!"
Pros: "Outlets in the planes!!!"
Cons: "Delay on one flight"
Cons: "Lazy staff, cannot even get you water and tell you to wait for the cart. No good food options for purchase and snacks are bad. Nothing special about this airline"
Pros: "Great trip lots of leg room. Very lovely"
Cons: "No tv"
Cons: "Baggage delay inconvenience."
Pros: "The flight attendants were so kind and helpful, especially with those who had heavier carry ons"
Pros: "Although we were a little behind schedule to leave Seattle, the flight crew thoroughly explained the delay to us and got us on the way as soon as they could."
Pros: "Smooth fight and ahead of schedule"
Pros: "On time. Good crew."
Cons: "By this time in my trip, my day had been so long, and I was still so upset over how late we were due to some selfish individuals and an airline catering to them, that I was not capable of assessing the flight. Icelandair did lose my check baggage. Which means that out of three times I have flown with Icelandair, they have lost my checked baggage twice. Another reason I doubt I will ever use Icelandair again."
Cons: "long delay before depaarture"
Pros: "Flight crew was great."
Cons: "The flight was fine, however the customer service at the airport in Seattle was the worst experience I've ever had. I ended up missing my flight because of it. Everyone I dealt with, apart from the gentleman that changed my flight to the next one, was rude. I will likely try to avoid Alaska Airlines in the future for fear of having to deal with them in the airport."
Cons: "$25 checked bag fee!"
Cons: "Flight was delayed, not too long, but always seems to happen when I fly Alaska out of Sea-Tac!"
Pros: "Amazing plane and crew for a short trip"
Pros: "We were on a trip that involved 6 flights over 2 weeks with three different airlines. The economy comfort surpasses the other airlines. Comfortable seats and more leg room which was important to me since I had fractured my leg and was wearing a cast. Flight crew was friendly and helpful."
Cons: "The airline is fabulous, the airport is not."
Pros: "Alaska boards from the back of the plane forward which makes boarding fast. We were all loaded and ready to go 15 minutes before departure time. Seats were roomy and each had a plug for charging phones/ipads, etc."
Cons: "need more space"
Cons: "It was a fine experience. There was nothing that i really didn't like."
Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "Plane was very cold"
Pros: "Leg room! Way better than delta!"
Pros: "Fairly smooth flight"
Cons: "One of the attendants seemed to be a little grumpy"
Cons: "The USB port on the seatback in front of me did not work."
Pros: "Enough leg room and on time. Check in personnel very helpful."
Pros: "The crew was great and the flight was smooth."
Cons: "NA. Alaska Air is definitely a great company"
Pros: "Roomer seats didn't feel cramped or jamed in."
Cons: "Pressured to change seats. Promised rebate for next flight, but haven't received email. I have Crohn's disease and didn't want to be moved from the aisle and away from the bathroom, but I was embarrassed to explain that to the large group of people at the counter, so I moved."
Pros: "Awesome prompt and courteous service."
Pros: "Excellent customer service"
Cons: "Wasn't anything to not like other than the passengers that try to rush off plane the moment it arrives at the gate."
Pros: "Flight was on time"
Cons: "Seats too closely packed little leg room"
Cons: "It was freezing cold on that flight. Cold air from side panels above the windows was blasting in our faces."
Pros: "The crew was friendly and attentive, and the flights were punctual. I was assigned a good seat, and I appreciated the meal, as i was going to arrive in Mexico very late. I also enjoyed the entertainment options."
Cons: "I really have no negative comments."
Pros: "Media access was great, flight was on time and flight crew was pleasant and helpful!"
Cons: "Space between seats/rows was really tight and I'm short. Would imagine for someone taller it would be really uncomfortable."
Pros: "Plane arrived early"
Cons: "They board the front of the plane first, meaning the aisles get clogged up slowing down the process. Also, staff kept insisting pre boarding that more people needed to check their bags because there wasn't enough overhead bin space, but there were plenty of bins not full by take off."
Pros: "I LOVED the free movies. Great idea and newer movies. Finally was able to watch a movie I'd wanted to see for a long time."
Cons: "Flight was packed which always makes for a more cramped ride. Again, boarding. Flight boarded late and just seems boarding from the back to front would be faster."
Pros: "Smaller plane, aisle seat with a lot of leg room (5c), smooth flight"
Cons: "Shorter flight so no snacks/drinks were served, although requests were fulfilled."
Pros: "Rebooked earlier flight home to Atlanta with no issues! Customer service was awesome."
Pros: "Nice plane, smooth flight, flight was on time in spite of the disaster in Houston."
Cons: "Well, even United brings a tray of waters on the short flight from Portland to Redmond. Hard to believe it was impossible to serve some drinks on this 1 hour fairly empty flight from Seattle. Also, when taking off the plane surged and slowed several times. I had to wonder if the pilot was in training?"
Pros: "Food selection and quality were fine. I also enjoyed the entertainment options. Seat area was comfortable and spacious."
Cons: "The flight attendants were uniformly rude and nasty to passengers from start to finish. As I boarded, I asked for a piece of art to be stored in the wardrobe compartment. This was treated as an inconvenience. During and after boarding, flight attendants addressed passengers rudely when encouraging them to take their seats in a timely fashion. Later, when my seat mate politely asked a FA to repeat the food options, she asked, "Excuse me?" several times and seemed very irritated to have to repeat the choices for him. Also, near the end of the flight, a pillow was on the ground and a FA asked those seated in my row to pick it up. We responded that it wasn't ours and she said something to the effect of, "Oh yeah? So how did it get there?" (Maybe because someone else dropped it and we didn't notice?) The FAs seemed irritated to serve passengers at all. Each time they passed through for beverage or meal service, I felt like I was imposing on them. I have never witnessed anything quite like it. Makes me wonder why they were all so upset and and felt it appropriate to speak and act disrespectfully toward customers. (Delta, do you have any insights?) I hope they all got a good night's rest after that haul."
Cons: "Delayed for an hour and fifteen minutes"
Pros: "Very comfortable plane, 4 snack choices, friendly crew."
Cons: "It was all good, except that the charging stations were difficult to figure out since they were out of sight under the seats. I had to have the flight attendant plug in my charger."
Pros: "I had to change seats as my wife had surgery while we were away, Delta made that happen with little fuss. Seating was quite good."
Cons: "Air travel isn't what it once was, seats are smaller and closer but that applies to most airlines. Nothing specific and I usually fly Delta as it is my first choice above it's competition."
Cons: "Got stuck for two hours sitting in the plane because the computer systems went down. Worst experience ever with Delta."
Pros: "I love the media that is INCLUDED in the price of your ticket on Delta Flights. That sets Delta apart for me."
Pros: "Good Snacks, crew is friendly, toilet was clean and we arrived on time"
Pros: "Flight was smooth and flight attendants were nice."
Cons: "Well delta over sells their flights every time and have to buy people out of their seats. This would be fine if it didn't mean that your seats have to be changed last minute and without your knowledge. I choose a window on purpose because I am claustrophobic. I did not pay for upgrade because I was able to select a seat that was a window...had I known it could change I would have. Zero communication just surprise you have a. Ew seat."
Pros: "Free entertainment and free food was unexpected and very welcomed, especially given the trend of charging for more and more features."
Cons: "The tsa is worthless"
Pros: "The on board crew was nice and polite. And the movie choices was good."
Cons: "I did not like that the flight was delayed more than 90 minutes. And the crew boarded slow after that point"
Pros: "The staff and crew were great help all along the route and the planes were well kept and clean."
Cons: "One of the legs did not have the free wifi available, but they mentioned that before takeoff and were very apologetic that it had not been added to that plane yet."
Pros: "Accident on way to airport, so I showed up to check bags 45 minutes before flight time. They said they couldn't get the bag to the plane..in 45 minutes? So, they put on the next flight... 6 hours later. Said I could fly without the bag... uh, no thanks. They would not look for alternatives without charging me more. Flight attendants were crabby, otherwise everything was fine. I flew British Airways a few months ago. Night and day. Seriously. Delta does not even approach having good service. There was no comparison to British Air--- Delta is not in the same league."
Pros: "Crew was very professional and friendly."
Cons: "Seats are too close together."
Cons: "The air conditioning was broken so it was sweltering the whole time. Staff didn't even mention it or apologize. No leg room. Bags took longer than 20 minutes to arrive but we didn't make a fuss since we were just glad to be finished with Delta. I'll never fly Delta again even if it costs me more."
Pros: "Nice views on the east side of the flight. Caught Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite Half Dome, Edwards AFB, downtown LA Free Gogo in-flight wifi allowed Google Maps to work well, though nothing else seemed to load. In-flight magazine was well-written."
Cons: "Flight ran a bit late due to departure congestion."
Pros: "Availability of flight. Quick flight, on time. Signage at PDX is good. Easy to find where you need to be"
Cons: "Layover, confusing mob line at checkin."
Pros: "We had a whole row of 3 to our family, so we could put the armrests up & the kids just laid down in our row (on me, & each other) and slept most of the flight. The flight crew was very understanding and helpful with my kids who were just with me on an intl flight "daddy duty.""
Cons: "Since it was a flight from Seoul, Korea to Seattle; it would've been nicer if all the movies had Korean subtitles-- my 4-yo boy who only speaks Korean, couldn't make it through more than 15 mins of a movie because he couldn't understand (of course, some of that is due to age & short attention-span). But he kept saying, "I hate English" in Korean while trying to pick a movie. Also, I'm 6'2"; so while it was nice having the whole row for my kids to lay down in-- I was cramped and uncomfortable the whole flight, even moreso with Delta's seats being closer together than on other international carriers I've flown."
Pros: "I love the new snack choices! Way to go Delta for offering Kind bars now!! This is awesome."
Cons: "Tiny old plane, props blocked my window view, no entertainment system."
Pros: "Friendly staff and crew. On time efficient boarding. Security in SEA-TAC less than 5 min. Different snacks both flights. Prompt service. On time. Power sources at seats worked."
Cons: "Airport gate area in LAX filthy. No seats. Garbage cans overflowing. Bathrooms smelled like New Orleans street on a Sunday morning. Entertainment system broken."
Pros: "Comfortable seats and incredible kind staff"
Cons: "No food, drinks, or entertainment. But it was an extremely short flight."
Pros: "Clean & modern aircraft Comfortable seat Proactive customer service"
Cons: "Delayed departure (due to Air Traffic Control) Finding my bag damaged on arrival More refreshments would have been nice"
Pros: "Very friendly and helpful staff."
Pros: "This was a redeye flight that was very smooth."
Cons: "I had an aisle seat and a male flight attendant kept going up and down the aisle bumping my shoulder. If I were a big person I could understand the bumping. He was wider than the aisle. At last count he bumped me 7 times while I was trying to get some sleep on this 5 hour redeye flight. I was going to confront him on his next trip but finally fell asleep before then."
Pros: "The staff of the flight were very friendly and attentive. They were great!"
Pros: "Got a window seat, my luggage arrived with me"
Cons: "Didn't stick to zones when boarding customers. Gate agent basically let anyone board during pre boarding and priority boarding, why even offer it if you aren't going to make people adhere to the rules."
Pros: "Fast boarding, everyone nice."
Cons: "Wifi was yo and down the whole flight, about 20 times, so kids were not entertained."
Pros: "This was a first! The flight attendant (sorry I didn't catch his name) was very attentive and assisted us in first class as needed. He actually addressed us by our name and that made me feel like I was not just a passenger!"
Pros: "The flight attendants were very friendly"
Pros: "The flight was run through Delta out of Seattle, and the crew was friendly and very helpful, as it was initially somewhat confusing how to check in for the flight online via WestJet's site - but the check-in agents and gate agents quickly clarified! The flight also boarded and departed mostly on time, and the onboard wifi was great."
Cons: "It was a bit confusing to check in online, as the WestJet site doesn't list Seattle as a departure city and then it took several different input attempts before Delta's site found my WestJet flight info."
Cons: "Delayed boarding and take off"
Pros: "Service was excellent. The food was great. The in-flight entertainment was a impressive and a life saver. We will fly Delta again."
Cons: "Nothing negative to say."
Pros: "EZ play newer plane nice staff"
Cons: "Power plugs did not work in seating row and air vents did not work"
Pros: "Great staff, quick service."
Pros: "The entertainment was great!"
Cons: "I was so uncomfortable in my seat."
Pros: "Gate agents were nice, crew was ok"
Cons: "but we could tell they were not happy with something and it's hard to hide that in the way you speak to and treat your passengers."
Pros: "Absolutely positively nothing."
Cons: "Everything literally!! Plane down for maintenance, rebooked four times and not willing to spend 48 hours in an airport due to incompetence. Never flying American Airlines. Will use Delta from now on."
Pros: "Nothing. I missed a family members funeral and no one at the airline cares. I ended up staying home because the flight was delayed 8 hours."
Cons: "Customer service didn't even try to find connecting flights and informed us that there were no other flights going to Phoenix. Which was a lie. I will never book with American again."
Pros: "Crew was very friendly"
Cons: "Seats were extremely uncomfortable, and hurt my back very much."
Pros: "Like the clean, comfortable seating. Great crew service and in time!"
Cons: "Take off was delayed for nearly an hour and the flight re-routed because of weather. We had scheduled plenty of time to make our connecting flight but we weren't updated on how much later we would be. This caused a lot of worry and stress not knowing when we would land or where our connecting gate would be. Fortunately the gates were next to one another and it all worked out. There were supposed to be usb charging connectors under the seat but I felt around for nearly 30 minutes and couldn't find them. Nobody could."
Cons: "You lost our bag and our original flight was shrunk. Our seats booted without warning. Late to our conference in Arizona."
Pros: "Staff did seem empathetic and offered substantial tips on how to find out about connecting flights. Also a promotional offer for the aa credit card had a sweetened points offer. I also liked the general structure of the plane made it easy to see if the lavatory was occupied or not."
Cons: "Plane pulled away from the gate knowing we were delayed (or so it seemed). Subsequent delays meant we were stuck on the plane and couldn't briefly disembark."
Cons: "No accommodation for delays and overnight stay in airport."
Pros: "Flew 1st class, everything excellent"
Cons: "Unable to sleep on the redeye from Seattle to Philly owing to a loud, constant alarm for the entire flight."
Pros: "It got us there on time"
Cons: "No inflight entertainment on the longer flight. Uhgggg."
Pros: "Inflight entertainment was awesome."
Cons: "Missed this connection"
Pros: "Pretty much everything! Great service, staff was friendly, courteous, smooth trip."
Cons: "Not a thing!"
Pros: "Entertainment system Leg room"
Cons: "Just one package of snacks for a 6 hour flight Delays going out of NYC"
Pros: "loved having a movie to pass the time. Super friendly attendants."
Pros: "just Ok for everything."
Pros: "I booked a codeshare ticket through Alaska Airlines reward program. I was worried I'd be shafted when it came to seats. Not so. I had the row to myself on both flights and just 2 rows shy of first class! Very impressed."
Pros: "The main crew person checking us in was very nice and attentive, tried to keep me posted on changes, and remained pleasant even though some were getting upset."
Cons: "flight was delayed, staff didn't update us so people were getting upset and irritable while waiting to hear. Then flight times changed without announcements, upsetting some."
Cons: "Mechanical difficulties in Dallas caused us to leaveat least 1.5 hours late. Got to Phoenix after my scheduled and all other flights to Spokane had departed. AA put me up in a hotel at the airport. Had to wait 35 minutes outside for a shuttle in 102 heat at 9:00 in the evening. Had to ask for a voucher for evening meal."
Pros: "The boarding process was good."
Cons: "Don't think the flight attendant should hang the trash bags in front of the passengers faces in the aisles to collect trash."
Pros: "Great flight, on time, seat upgrade"
Cons: "Chair wasn't that comfortable"
Pros: "Safe flight"
Cons: "Flight delayed more than one hour. Poor communications by pilots. No recognition by any crew members that it was Father's Day!!!"
Cons: "Having a fat person take up half your seat shouldn't be allowed. They should buy 2 tickets if they take up 2 seats"
Pros: "Ticket price was competitive."
Cons: "No individual entertainment systems on the seat backs--4.5 hours is a long time to be sitting on a plane with only an overhead screen showing whatever movie the airline chose. Also, charging $125 for a carry-on pet that has to stay under the seat AND having it count towards as one of my two "free" carry-ons is ridiculous. The flight was delayed because one of the crew was late."
Pros: "I like that on American you still get a complimentary cup of coffee, a bag of pretzels, and a normal sized seat. I'm OK paying for that after trying some of the budget airlines!"
Cons: "Wish they had a gluten free snack, still that's really not a big deal at all!"
Pros: "Crew was friendly and made my travel pleasant"
Pros: "Service was not only on time we landed early as oppose to me losing 1300 usd on my original flight to dallas for work Friday which I didn't make and cost me out of pocket"
Pros: "Liked the little compartment above the tray for electronic devices and the outlet below helped keep my grandsons tablet charged for the flight! Liked the headrest - had flaps that folded out for support if you needed a nap."
Pros: "I likes that I was able to pick my seat for the same price."
Pros: "Quick boarding and taxi. On and off the flight seemlessly."
Cons: "Delayed flight due to crew."
Pros: "Smooth sailing. Staff pleasant and professional. Orderly flight"
Pros: "quiet dark plane, gave blankets for overnight flight. Got placed in an exit seat free of charge."
Cons: "Crew member was 20 min late and they would not let us board until he got there. Ended up making the flight 30 minutes late and I almost missed my connection. They didn't update us saying he was on his way or anything, just that we were "still waiting." No entertainment was visible from my seat either."
Pros: "Nonstop flight"
Cons: "Nothing special about American. Boarding process doesn't make sense. People crowd the gate during boarding. Aircraft cabin is outdated. Would love to see, at minimum, power outlets for each seat. Cabin was frigid, does it need to be that cold?!"
Pros: "Updated interior. Comfortable chairs. Friendly staff. Pilot communicated well."
Cons: "No charging capabilities for devices. Limited food options."
Pros: "Friendliness of flight crew; entertainment choices."
Cons: "Food was poor for first class."
Cons: "The lack of leg space didn't know it was that bad."
Cons: "The flight was actually on their smaller airline I think Mesa. The plane was really small with no amenities."
Pros: "The flight was on"
Cons: "The flight was delayed and we had to wait in a long slow line, however , once we got to desk , the agent was very nice and we had already been rebooked on an Alaska flight. The resolution was acceptable but it made for a 12 hour travel day instead of a 4 hour travel day."
Cons: "They boarded group 1 all at once. I was group 2. They boarded all of us all at once. It was a cluster!. I haven't flew in 6 years. But when I did they boarded by so many rows. Not all at once . Boarding was horrible. It was like a cattle drive."
Cons: "I'm not sure why I paid Alaska Airlines, and received confirmation emails from Alaska Airlines, but whenever I went to check in for my flights Alaska Airlines couldn't do anything for me. Instead all they did was tell me to go to American Airlines if I wanted help. I gave you my money Alaska Air.. how about you help me?"
Pros: "The crew was friendly. The pilot told us what landmarks we were flying over as well as weather, altitude updates and arrival times."
Pros: "The captain of the plane did a phenomenonal job communicating with the passengers on board. He provided us information on location, altitude, and let us know when to expect turbulence which I thought was great, as many do not communicate much with the passengers. Also the plane was in good conditions and was comfortable."
Pros: "the crew was nice but had no control over the flights that were canceled"
Cons: "the flight to PHX was delayed then canceled then they had to send us from Long Beach Airport to LAX in a old stinky van with a driver that did not know his way. Then the flight was delayed until 1am so I did not get into Charlotte until 9am. that made me missed my meeting. then on our trip home we sat in the PHX airport for 12 hrs because we had flights canceled and delayed then canceled again we got to long beach airport at 630 pm that is 8 hrs later than we were to arrived."
Pros: "Staff always amazing."
Cons: "Everything was good overall."
Pros: "Nice new interior"
Cons: "Immediately after all passengers were boarded United discovered the plane had to be replaced. We all had to deplane, wait an hour more for a new A320, and reboard. Also irritating that delays are posted at 15 minute intervals and then updated; so you have to keep updating friends & family via WiFi. If it's predicted to be an hour, say so."
Pros: "I was happy to finally receive a drink one the flight started. A waterbottle at the seat and not other service would have been nice. Wifi was not working. The seats were small and cramped. My seat did not stay either up or down...it kept moving around and would not stay adjusted. However the crew was fantastic and our two female pilots were amazing. Captain Amy touched down in Phoenix was one of the smoothest I have ever experienced."
Pros: "I didn't get dragged of a flight due to overbooking. So that is always a positive."
Cons: "United needs to add more entertainment options to all of their flights. Virgin, JetBlue have done this. Why can't United? You have record profits, invest it in inflight experience."
Pros: "Was on time"
Cons: "Felt like herded cattle on flight - very cramped and uncomfortable"
Cons: "seats too small and close together. very bad seating. Would fly United again only if no other flight available."
Cons: "The only thing I didn't like was that my flight was delayed. But hey, it happens. Over all it was great"
Cons: "I have to endure 10+ hours without the chance to purchase on flight wifi"
Pros: "I felt comfortable. Staff was great."
Cons: "The cracker and cheese box. The snack wasn't worth the money."
Pros: "United got me from point A to point B"
Cons: "Crew was rude, not just to me, but to other patrons. Flight was packed going and the man scanning boarding passes spoke to those of us asking simple questions as if we were stupid and defiant. Was he a prison guard in his previous job? On the way to Newark, I had an aisle seat. One of the stewardesses blazed by me with a cart ramming it into my shoulder without so much as a, "sorry." I'm not a big woman but maybe as I dozed off I leaned over a bit...There is no way she didn't feel her cart hit me. Rudeness, it seems is a part of the culture at United because the flight attendants coming back squeezed past the long line for the bathroom without saying, "excuse me." They did however, say, "I need to get by," and one of them brushed by the gentlemen sitting next to me and bumped his laptop and coffee. Overall it seems that the crew working these particular United flights have forgotten that we pay hard earned money to fly. Some of us are going on vacation, to see loved ones, and some are flying to deal with unpleasant circumstances. The staff may fly several times a day, but most passengers do not. There's a lot of prep and anxiety, that goes into taking a flight and a surly flight crew multiplies that anxiety. No one wants to fly with a crew that hates their job."
Pros: "Lufthansa offered complimentary food on their three legs of my journey. Even the two hour flight Munich/ Malta. But United offers nothing. And the seats are way too narrow."
Cons: "Narrow seats. No free meals. No free entertainment."
Pros: "Price was great and flight crew was nice."
Pros: "Smooth flight, slept almost the entire way.."
Pros: "Overall very good. Friendly staff and timely arrival and departure"
Cons: "More leg room (on first flight) and drinks with ice!"
Pros: "The Crew was nice and attentive"
Cons: "Boarding was unpleasant I had to wait so long to be seated because no wheelchair was available then I had to sit in the rear of the plane I'm physically disabled I had no leg room and my knees were in pain the whole flight then after landing I had to wait 20 to 25 minutes to get off the plane I'm still recovering from that but keep the attendance they were the highlight of my experience"
Pros: "On time."
Pros: "Just happy to be home"
Cons: "That I asked to be put on an affiliate airline they didn't offer which was perfect because I was able to get home to get medical attention"
Cons: "Everything. United made no apologies."
Pros: "Good crew."
Cons: "No comfort. Should have picked my seat."
Pros: "Staff excellent"
Cons: "Everything else, space restrictive"
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "passengers being physically sick next.to me"
Pros: "Good service"
Pros: "Flight price."
Cons: "The service, accommodations, cleanliness, organization from the airline (multiple delays and two gate changes), comfort of seats, & entertainment options were all undesirable. I tend to only fly United when I have no other options. This experience was exactly what I expected from the airline. However, I was traveling with my mother this trip and wish I would've spent the money to fly a different airline."
Pros: "Flight was early!"
Pros: "I had an empty seat next to me and was able to have some more comfort on the 5 hour flight"
Cons: "The flight was delayed twice, very frustrating as we were already arriving at midnight."
Pros: "Was impressed w the new plane"
Cons: "Overhead storage a little small"
Pros: "On time, clean newer plane"
Cons: "No entertainment options, were promised free wifi to watch superbowl at the gate only to be told later there were ZERO options for entertainment, no tv, movie or wifi let alone free."
Pros: "That's it was fast and organized"
Pros: "Kayak e mails on gate changes and such"
Pros: "I liked the coffee."
Cons: "Flight was delayed by at least 45 minutes, making me miss my connecting flight. After that I had to wait 7 hours for the next available flight. Also the connecting flight was all the way on the other side of the airport. No one at the airport would help with directions to the next boarding area."
Pros: "Took off on time and arrived early"
Cons: "Leg room"
Pros: "The crew was awesome. I didn't have any food."
Cons: "I was very cramped. The 2 guys beside me were squished. The plane was 3 seats on both sides."
Pros: "Very friendly flight attendants & the pilots kept us posted on everything which made me feel extra comfortable!"
Pros: "i didnot like any thing"
Cons: "they cancle the flight time so meny and i got other flight cancled"
Cons: "Delayed departure, changed gate."
Pros: "Flight was delayed due to malfunctions and then cancelled and we had to board another plane and wait two hours the arrival time in the destination to Phoenix was 3 hours later than anticipated"
Pros: "As I had stated in the first part of the survey the crew members were again very friendly & helpful"
Cons: "I was surprised at how little space there was for a taller person & again the price's for the food & beverages I thought was very pricey for the average person."
Pros: "-Flight Departed On Time From Newark To Phoenix Sunday 1/3/2016. -Flight Arrived 30 Minutes Early In Phoenix AZ. -United A.L. Fight Staff Is 1st Rate!"
Cons: "-United Airlines Check In Procedure @ Terminal C Newark International, Bag Drop Off & Colridinated TSA Check In System Was OverCrowded, Seemed Un-Organized, And Inefficient! -United Airlines Would Be Better Served To Assign Two Ajirline Agents To Assisit United Passengers With Bag Drop Offs & Flight/Seat Assignmnets. -Also The Fact That United A.L. Charges $25.00 Additional For Each Bag Is Ridiculous! Just Build The Cost Into Each Ticket Peice. Southwest Airlines Is Ahead Of The Curve On This! That's One Reason Why Southwest Is So Successful'"
Pros: "Excellent and friendly flight attendants"
Pros: "I got there on time"
Cons: "Why not have people board the plane based on sat number? Why this cattle call and stand in line like you're not going to get a seat? Everyone fighting for line position so they can get a place in the overhead bins? Stupid."
Pros: "No turbulence smooth flight. Friendly pleasant pilot. Quickly landed parked and unloaded passengers."
Cons: "Longest security line I've ever seen. I almost missed my flight though I was 3 hours early. Weird set up at departures. At gate warned flight overbookedso we were all stressed we may not even get seat though mine was booked months in advance. I was in zone 4 and they only allowed zones 1-3 to stow carry on items that we had to already lug around the airport for hours. I was forced to check my regulation sized bag in the passageway to the plane as well as everyone else in my zone. Economy seat especially tiny and cramped. Unpleasant flight attendents."
Cons: "4 hour delay because of scheduling"
Pros: "The crew and pilot was very courteous."
Cons: "The flight was delayed three times. It was two hours behind schedule. Then there was a delay in boarding, no entertainment on board unless you buy wifi or previously downloaded the united app to watch selected shows on your mobile device! Appalling to say the least! Whatever happened to the days when you get on an airplane and food and entertainment was a part of your ticket price! Another thing that bothered me was the fact that I had to pay $25 for my suitcase! Really United! Am I not allowed one piece of luggage? I don't like carry my bags around with me so now I have to pay to check it! Shouldn't that be the other way around! Charge for carry on luggage, it's such a hassle and also slows down boarding time, cases congestion in the hallway with everyone reaching for their luggage in the overhead bins! I can keep going, but what good is it gonna do. United airlines suck!"
Pros: "Amazing! Informative pilot, with fun geograpgical facts along the way. SMOOTHEST LANDING I HAVE WVER HAD!! Friendly staff. Flight was great."
Cons: "Planes seats are small, especially fitting 3 people in one row."
Pros: "Everything went smoothly, times were great!"
Cons: "Crew a little snippy.."
Cons: "They cancelled my flight the morning of, I was rerouted through a later flight to AA when the United employee couldn't speak enough English to communicate, I misheard 2:30 when she actually said 2:13. Showed up an hour early as I always do at Eugene airport, only to have the gate shut in my face...we'd missed the flight. I then proceeded to get in my car and drive three hours to catch a connecting flight to Phoenix through traffic etc etc....only to arrive in Phoenix 6 hours later than expected. All of my evening business meetings, lost. Thanks United, you always seem to find a new way to screw it up."
Cons: "Take off delay due to catering"
Pros: "Even though it was a larger plane it boarded rather quickly for the number of passengers on board"
Cons: "The United Express spoiled me because of its smaller size but being roomier then the second half of my trip"
Pros: "TV service in plane was awesome feature"
Cons: "I was forced to pay for my carry-on which was the same price as the check in bag. The complimentary drink and nuts were a charge and I missed my layover flight because they did not announce it. I want my money back! I had to get a whole new ticket from a different airline."
Pros: "I like the non stop flight and the staff were very nice and smiled"
Cons: "The price of snacks and drink . And I had to pay for a carry on bag"
Pros: "Quick boarding, and fair service"
Cons: "Nothing super fantastic to say, but also no real complaints!"
Pros: "Fast boarding."
Cons: "Staff was rude. Seats uncomfortable. Sat on the runway for 30 minutes because we we're a half hour early."
Pros: "Everything except the passenger who was drunk"
Cons: "The fact they allow him to answer the plane when he cannot stand on his feet"
Pros: "I lived"
Cons: "When I tried to get on at the last minute from Denver to Phoenix the girl at the desk right before I got on was acting like a jerk, other than that everything else was ok, definitely would be better if there was USB ports and if I'm gonna spend $7.99 on a shot of whiskey it would at least fill the glass up and the plane sounded like it needed repairs"
Pros: "Arrived in time"
Cons: "Paying $40 for my checked bag, $11 for my seat, and freezing my butt off!"
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "My backpack cost me $45 to carry on! I upgraded my seat for additional legroom then when on the flight found out that seat didn't recline. I will avoid flying Frontier in the future."
Pros: "The Frontier staff was very welcoming in boarding passengers on this flight & that the view of the flight was awesome coming into Phoenix."
Cons: "I can't believe you have to pay $40 for carryon!!!"
Pros: "There was no customer service. Employees at the front desk at the airport where extremely rude"
Cons: "First and only time i take this airline. Never again"
Cons: "$40 for a carry on bag. Only free water and no snacks for a 4 hour flight."
Pros: "Flight crew was good."
Cons: "Gate agents and the manager that walked up to embarrass me in Atlanta were a joke. Also you may think of hiring English speaking gate agents. What a joke."
Cons: "The seats were small and cramped. The flight was almost 40 minutes late due to delays in other flights. Our plane was there well before 955 but we didnt leave until after 1030 due to delays in other flights that had passengers for our flight on board."
Cons: "First of all I had to deplane because of sewer issues that took several hours to fix. Caused issues with my rental car. Then a $45 bag fee each way on a 2 hour flight that cost $160. That's freaking ridiculous. They say it's a value to fly frontier when it is a complete rip off plus they wanted to charge for coke. Complete joke. Total dillataunts"
Pros: "Boarding went quickly and we actually left on time from the runway. Landing was so smooth that you could barely tell we were on the ground."
Pros: "Boarding was timely"
Cons: "Extra fees for everything"
Pros: "Pretty much the whole experience was good. Price and quality are decent."
Cons: "No complimentery snacks"
Pros: "Crew was good"
Pros: "I sat in row 3 and had a lot of leg room. I am 6' 2" and usually have 0 leg room in most coach seating."
Cons: "There were no free snacks/soft drinks available."
Cons: "After a 2hr. drive from Nicholasville, KY my son and I arrived at CVG Cincinnati airport at 5:30am for a 6:30 flight. Waited in line to check bag; employee told us at 5:45am that we could board our 6:30 flight but our baggage would not be checked, nor held up to be sent on another flight next day. Supervisor was loud, crude and the opposite of sympathetic. My son was forced to drive back home to take 4hr. round- trip again next day 5/21/17."
Cons: "The flight had been delayed 4 1/2 hours. This was because they were waiting for another plane to arrive due to mechanical problems. The plane seating is cramped and no leg room. Nothing special about your flight attendant.."
Cons: "The bag charges were over the top. BUT that wasn't the worst. I landed in Phx a little before midnight and walked to retrieve my checked bags. It took almost 2 hours before the bags came out of the carousel. There were no Frontier employees to help. Sky Harbor employees recommended we call the Frontier line and several passengers did. It wasn't just our flight either, the Frontier flight that landed an hour before us was still waiting and didn't get their bags until 90 minutes post landing. This was the worst customer service I've ever experienced. The high bag fees only added insult to injury."
Pros: "Crew was pleasant. Boarding was quick."
Cons: "Plane was delayed half hour. Could have been cleaned better. Forward bathroom smelled like urine. Don't like the request for tip when purchasing food or beverage. We are already charged for EVERYTHING!"
Cons: "The whole experience and on top of it they lost my bag. I didn't get my bag in Phoenix they said it stayed in Denver. 6 other passengers experienced the same baggage problem. It was a horrible flight."
Pros: "Not a crowded flight"
Cons: "I forgot that you get charged for every little thing. Flight ended up costing more than a standard ticket on a real airline."
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "Biggest regret buying this "discounted" ticket. Not a real discount. Found out there were a bunch of hidden fees when I was checking in. They charge $60 for the checked bag EACH WAY and was super shocked they charge for a CARRYON!! Unbelievable. None of the regular seats recline whatsoever unless you pay more hidden fees just to have your seat not be straight up the entire time, and there is no front table to put a computer. To save another dime, they installed some super cheap 6 inch x 3 inch mini ledges that they call tables. I'll NEVER fly with Frontier again. They also refused to let me check in early so I had to sit and wait for hours since they refused to give me a boarding pass until I came all the way back to ticketing exactly and only exactly at 2 hours before boarding. Worst flight. A total shame since the crew was incredibly nice."
Pros: "crew was very good.... boarding good too. we sat in exit aisle so great leg room."
Cons: "hidden cost re seat costs and baggage costs. should have paid more attention to fine print. was not evident until we printed boarding passes. will not use Frontier again."
Pros: "I got a full row to myself.."
Cons: "Could not recline seat. Could not understand flight attendants' speech."
Cons: "The overpriced baggage prices and the overpriced upgraded seats."
Pros: "Pleasant & helpful service."
Cons: "Crowded seating."
Cons: "The bag fees are ridiculously high, seats are super small and I'm only 5'2". Crew was pulling people on and off the flight when leaving Phoenix. Early check in online is not mobile friendly. With bag fees and seat upgrade I spent an additional $87....never again."
Pros: "Flight price was good"
Cons: "Baggage price is ridiculous"
Cons: "Flight leaving Milwaukee was delayed due to technical problems. Got on the plane an hour late, sat on the plane for over an hour, had to get off the plane and wait in the terminal for 2 hours therefore missed my connecting flight and have not arrived at my final destination. There was nothing offered for the trouble or inconenience (snacks, drinks, etc.). I had to miss an important meeting and never want to fly Frontier again."
Pros: "Not much."
Cons: "Almost everything. Was charged for everything which made the price of a seemingly inexpensive ticket, about the same as most other airlines. Terribly uncomfortable seats."
Cons: "Baggage fees equal to ticket price"
Pros: "Liked the cheap fare of the flight. But otherwise, not much else is good."
Cons: "With the average height of me and my partner traveling being 6'4", we didn't enjoy being in coach for this long flight in uncomfortable seats and very little legroom. But you get what you pay for, so now we know! Paying for a carry-on is pretty ridiculous as well."
Pros: "Flight was on time, boarding was quick."
Cons: "They charged to pick seating, for carry-ons, and for beverages on the flight. The money I "saved" compared to other airlines, I ended up probably spending more due to the additional charges."
Pros: "low fare"
Cons: "uncomfortable seats, hard as a rock and did not recline. not very friendly flight attendants flight delayed 100 minutes"
Pros: "Flights were on time. It was a smooth flight."
Cons: "The seats were not very comfortable."
Pros: "I liked how affordable the flight was."
Cons: "I am not a fan of charging extra for bags or drinks/snacks. I think the airline can afford to serve their guests a tiny drink. Also, the seats were uncomfortable and the tray on the back of each seat was ridiculously small."
Pros: "Plane, workers, quick baggage claim"
Cons: "No perks unless you pay extra for them. No WiFi on plane."
Pros: "crew was friendly. flight act tally left a little late from the scheduled time but arrived at destination early!"
Cons: "seats were uncomfortable for a 3 1/2 hour flight"
Pros: "This is a good option if the price differential va other airlines is significant enough. However you must consider all the add on costs in that value calculation. Charges to reserve seat and check in on line, charge for carry on, charge for all drinks etc"
Cons: "Seating is beyond uncomfortable."
Pros: "Speedy boarding and fast flight, crew was ok."
Cons: "Charged for one bag, charged for soda and chips on plane."
Pros: "Good service"
Pros: "Easy to check in. Everyone very helpful and friendly."
Cons: "No criticisms"
Pros: "Non- Stop flight"
Cons: "6 hour 15 minute delay due to a mechanical problem. I learned that the problem was a broken seatbelt. I later learned that this plane was in the hanger in Chicago since the previous night. I received a $100 voucher for the inconvenience. I have to use the voucher in 90 days. Since I am not a frequent flyer this is no use to me,it should be extended to one year."
Pros: "When it was over."
Cons: "A four hour delay with no explanation. Giving up my seat so a family could sit together, only to be told I might have to get off the flight because they were over sold. Complete lack of professionalism."
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