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WAS — South America
Jul 30 — Aug 61
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1 adult
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0 bags
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Low season

September

High season

December

Cheapest flight

$99

Average price round-trip

$907

Good deal round-trip

$382

Good deal one-way

$179
Best time to beat the crowds with an average 4% drop in price.
Most popular time to fly with an average 9% increase in price.
Flight from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to Bogotá El Dorado
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Top 5 airlines serving from Washington, D.C. to South America

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
8.1
JetBlueOverall score based on 20266 reviews
8.2Boarding
8.2Comfort
8.6Crew
7.9Entertainment
7.8Food
Airline reviews
Pros: "Jet blue flights seem generally good. Like the WiFi access to be Able to use flight time efficiently."
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Pros: "Jet blue flights seem generally good. Like the WiFi access to be Able to use flight time efficiently."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight was 6 hours late. When finally ready to go could not find crew"
Pros: "Crew was amazing. It was the pilot’s last flight before retirement, so it was fun celebrating with him and the crew. Seats were comfortable."
Pros: "Faster fly"
Pros: "Comfortable seating with lots of legroom; clean; ease of boarding and de-boarding; on time; nice variety of entertainment available ; everything was timely!"
Cons: "Some of the channels on the direct tv were not available throughout the whole flight; one flight attendant was not very friendly (she wasn’t rude either)."
Cons: "On time and very comfortable"
Pros: "good snacks and this route (DCA-BOS) has the 2x2 seat configuration so no middle seats."
Cons: "I took this flight last week and this week and both weeks the flight were delayed a minimum of 1.5 hours"
Cons: "JetBlue's livery is really beginning to show its age. The entertainment screens flicker and flash and the once-luxurious leather seats appear worn. The crew is still great, as usual, and our flight in general was excellent."
Pros: "Personalized service, even in economy. Friendly faces, who seemed intent on providing the best customer service."
Cons: "Not much."
Cons: "Delay and they not even offer something to drink at the gate."
Pros: "I liked the take off and the landing, the two things I hate most, especially the landing... It was smooth..."
Cons: "NA"
Pros: "Flight was on time, extra room seats were very comfortable."
Pros: "Crew was super nice and helpful"
Cons: "Agent at gate was hard to understand when making announcements - not due to accent or anything like that - he just spoke too quickly and directly into mic. He kept saying something about our flight moving to a different gate but it didn’t- very confusing"
Pros: "Crew was informative and nice"
Cons: "Snacks"
Pros: "The crew was very good. The seat was okay."
Cons: "There was some sort of breakdown and the flight was delayed about 40 min"
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: "Not applicable since flight changed to direct flight to FLL"
Pros: "only two flights a day both of them got delay for more than 5 hours unacceptable"
Cons: "Delayed 1.5 hours, in spite of good weather at both airports."
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"
Pros: "I was expecting cattle class legroom because of the price of the ticket. What a pleasant surprise to have room to stretch my legs."
Cons: "I really can't think of anything unpleasant about the flight."
Pros: "The most comfortable cushiony seat and lot of leg room is what I enjoyed the most on this flight"
Cons: "The flight was delayed by one hour had my pick up wait at the airport for one hour, which was not very much appreciated."
Cons: "The flight delay estimates were off and it was pushed back throughout the day. Staff members were going out of their way to ignore me when I was trying to switch flights and seemed to not be interested in helping. They kept telling me what I should have done with incomplete information rather than helping."
Pros: "Leg room, TV, all crew"
Cons: "Tray table was dirty"
Pros: "Plane was full, and crew was great getting everybody on board well ahead of scheduled departure."
Pros: "Love the live TV, unlimited drinks and snacks and ultra courteous flight attendants."
Cons: "That we were delayed by 90 mins."
Pros: "They were super attentive !"
Pros: "Boarding started early, finished early, and we were able to take off early, thereby arriving early"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Lots of legroom , free drinks, great bad of fancy chip. And importantly free carry-on and np hidden fees. Love JetBlur"
Pros: "TSA pre check!!!"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I came to the airport 11:30am asked to rebook for earlier flight which wasn’t possible unless 75$ charged. I decided to wait till 4:16pm departure that ended being 3:50 am the next day. Meanwhile it took several hours to receive water and pretzels, pizza finally came after 9 hr wait(which gave me heartburn). Ground crew disorganized feeding us excuses of weather (wx) which initially was a landing gear problem for first 1.5 hr delay then again WX and ATC not assigning a route(while other airlines departing no problem) then crew timed out then no plane & again waiting for crew...Seriously? What a management!!! Reading comments below this keeps repeating however this was about 13 hours delay. This company should quit!"
Pros: "Attentive, professional crew, clean plane, great service!"
Pros: "Ease of boarding"
Cons: "Delay in getting bag"
Pros: "The flight was delayed due to some maintenance issues. Staff were friendly calm and helpful to the extent they could be with something out of their control. The company rerouted a different plane to take us since ours was going to be so late, turning a 2 1/2 hr delay into just a 1 hr delay. Boarding was super efficient, in flight service excellent. They comped us our headphones because of the delay, a nice touch. This is my 3rd great customer service experience with JB in as many months (the other 2 involved waiving charges to change flights, once gor me when I was suddenly ill, and for my cousin, when a changed circumstance made her need to travel on a different day, alone with 4 kids). Between Kayak and JetBlue app I got very frequent updates on flight status, but gate staff also were there and informed us in person."
Cons: "A bit of turbulence on take off , no fault of anyone except Mother Nature .. all in all a great flight !"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "DCA boarding crew were very cranky. Left a bad taste in my mouth. Never realized just how small these seats are until this flight, stuck in the middle of two men. Battle to use the armrests, someone kept passing wind and lots of turbulence. Paid full price for this miserable flight."
Pros: "The fact that there was barely anyone on the flight"
Cons: "Turbulence"
Pros: "Quick and efficient: boarding, service, connections = as good as it gets for the money."
Pros: "Lots of legroom in the exit row"
Cons: "Flight delayed"
Pros: "Crew"
Cons: "My husband & I were in Row 5 & in last boarding group. When we got to our seats, all of the overhead bins were filled all the way back to Row 8. So, we put our suitcases up there. When we landed, we had to wait for everyone to get off the plane to be able to go back to those bins. And someone had already exited the plane with my husband’s suitcase. Their suitcase was left. We spent an hour with Suitcase Services, but could not find out who took my husband’s suitcase. (No ID inside theirs) I recommend that you board lower numbered rows first so that people in the back rows don’t take the front bins!"
Pros: "punctual in taking off and landing, new planes, comfy seats in the smaller aircrafts, not cramped, I like that, friendly "cabin" crew. I like a lot."
Pros: "Service and comfort"
Pros: "JetBlue offers good service - had a minor issue with the website while booking that was quickly resolved by customer service, air travel was efficient and without trouble. thanks!"
Pros: "non stop service"
Cons: "Took my Mom's luggage and didn't check it through on the connecting flight. Then Said they would overnight it but didn't pay the charge for Saturday delivery. My 77 year old mother went without her things in Naples Florida after having a hurricane hit her house. I am appalled at the service."
Cons: "Endless delays and extremely shitty boarding staff."
Pros: "Leg room."
Cons: "The 2 hour plus delay in leaving due to jet blue's poor management around crew rotation."
Cons: "Flight was delayed and I had to buy a ticket at the last minute on a different airline"
Pros: "I thought almost everything about the flight was great (lots of leg room, courteous staff, nice entertainment, short flight even arriving slightly early."
Cons: "The only thing that I wish was different was that they had a vegetarian food option available"
Pros: "No hay variedad en el entretenimiento."
Pros: "The personal at counter very helpful."
Cons: "Some information on website is unknown for call center people, like issues dealing with disabled people."
Cons: "Excellent"
Pros: "No"
Cons: "The time"
Pros: "Everything I liked"
Pros: "Excelente atención del personal de vuelo. Gracias."
Cons: "La comida. Gracias."
Cons: "Boarding process. We had to use buses"
Cons: "More new movies."
Pros: "La atención"
Pros: "Flight was good as well as service at the airplane, DC to Bogota"
Cons: "Everything ok"
Pros: "The good attention of the flight attendants"
Cons: "The price."
Pros: "I did not like anything about the flight"
Cons: "The service was the worst and they did not let us know that we were going to be late i had to run to my gate cuz I was worried i when back to be in inmigrantion and it took long and the gate."
Cons: "The arrival to bogota was a caos. We waited 2 hours to get immigration..."
Pros: "Boarding was easy- food was ok. Flight on time"
Cons: "The temperature during the flight was to hot Flight attendance were not friendly which is unusual for Avianca"
Pros: "Attentive service"
Cons: "Food sucks,"
Pros: "Only the price of the ticket."
Cons: "Lady at check in didn't provide proper "tag" for stroller. No consideration while traveling with kids, I was accepted to board with the last group."
Cons: "The Kayak/ Avianca site does not allow one to input TSA Pre info. Although I had printed myh boarding pass online ahead of time, i had to wait in a long long line at the check in counter to get an updated boarding pass with TSA Pre on it. Not happy!"
Pros: "Delayed my trip 10 hours"
Pros: "Excellent seating, entertainment, and service."
Cons: "They cancel my fight woñithout notice"
Cons: "It was delayed."
Pros: "Excelent service, flight attendants are very professional"
Cons: "Seat was ahead of the emergency row so it didn’t recline. Was super uncomfortable and it would have been nice to get a heads up that the seats wouldn’t go down."
Cons: "The flight was delayed for more than an hour at Dulles. When we arrived in Bogota, at 9:40 we had time to catch the connecting flight to Montevideo which was scheduled to leave at 10:20pm.... but instead we stayed in the tarmac without moving for over 45 minutes. There were over 30 passengers that were to take that connecting flight, so the airline had plenty of reasons to wait for us. Instead the airline, AVIANCA, chose to leave all of us stranded in Bogota for 24 hours. We will have all type of problems because of this we had hotel reservations as well as car rental reservations that may be lost because we didn't showed up. By the way according to one of the passengers whose husband travelled on the same flight the day before. The same thing happened to him 1 day earlier."
Pros: "I loved the in flight entertainment that reminded me of JetBlue."
Cons: "Seats were pretty uncomfortable on both flights for such a duration... The layover/transfer in Bogota was chaotic, and rushed. My luggage did not make it to the final destination, so I am here with none of my belongings :("
Cons: "Seats were pretty uncomfortable on both flights for such a duration... The layover/transfer in Bogota was chaotic, and rushed. My luggage did not make it to the final destination, so I am here with none of my belongings :("
Pros: "Clean, fun, good food and nice attention!"
Pros: "All. Comfort of the plane. All was on time. Entertainment"
Cons: "No dislikes"
Pros: "Overall this is one of the best airlines I often travel with. Their cost is economic compared to the other airlines flying and their customer service attention is one of the best. They always have food and drinks available to people and obviously have a priority when it comes to children. Their seats in economy are somewhat spacious and international flights always have good entertainment with their touch screen. You can listen to music, watch movies and even TV shows without any extra cost."
Pros: "Flight on time"
Cons: "Easy boarding"
Pros: "Can't beat all the free amenities this airline offers that the big brand airlines charge for."
Pros: "Flight attendants were great!"
Pros: "Appreciate kind staff and mellow flight."
Pros: "Everything! Service, staff, food, amenities"
Pros: "Excellent service."
Cons: "The food was not good."
Pros: "The service is great."
Cons: "There are no vegetarian options on flight."
Cons: "The Service of The tripulation they didnt give US a greeting at The begining of The flights not even at The end of The fligth it was my first flight in avianca and The last because i never met The captian he never intruduced him self"
Pros: "Food was good for complimentory airplane food, free movies TV was great!"
Cons: "Plane was extremely hot for the entire trip!"
Cons: "The made a "technical" stop in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Only a fool would believe this was a technical stop, there were passengers getting of."
Cons: "No accommodations made for having landed in Montevideo, plane was on the ground for about an 1 hour and 30 minutes with no air conditioning. Many passengers were thirsty and we were not told what was going on."
Pros: "There was nothing exceptional on Avianca's service on this service, which as operated by United Airlines."
Cons: "My checked bag was misplaced and never made it to my destination. It has been over 24 hrs and I haven't been able to get any information on it."
Cons: "La aerolínea muy bien , pero en el aeropuerto el dorado la atención de todos los funcionarios es PESIMA"
Pros: "The plane did not crash"
Cons: "We got there an hour and a half before the plane took off and they refuse to check my luggage for the return trip home I had to have the luggage shipped through a company almost cost me $1,000"
Cons: "Worst crew ever attitude was aufaul"
Pros: "I liked the attention in the airplane and the food, very tasty."
Cons: "When I asked in the gate about the delay of the boarding time and the girl who spoke to me was a bit rude, maybe because a lot of people asked the same thing but that is not reason to treat a client, and when we were on board we have to wait like 10 minutes until enter in the plane because of the delay they did not have the things ready yet. and comparing the previous flight from CCS the tablets were old and did no have new things."
Pros: "The trip in general was great!"
Cons: "Getting the bags too way too long ; after a long flight, will be nice to get out of the airport faster."
Pros: "Everything, on time. Attendance flight customer service"
Cons: "No comments"
Pros: "Nice on-board entertainment system"
Cons: "Departed 1 hour late. BOarding information was not updated in the departing airport (Lima) Foof was mediocre"
Cons: "There was a large couple that boarded the plane at the last moment, the flight attendant escorted them to their seats which was right next to me. I got up so they could sit down and they covered half of my seat. The flight attendant saw this but still told me to sit back down. I tried to explain to him that the lady was sitting on top of my seatbelt and halfway on my seat. I was told again to sit down. Trying not to cause a problem I just tried to sit down. My entire right side was in Constant contact with her entire left side of her body. Once we got started taxing the flight attendant walk by I stopped him and explain to him there's no way I could do the entire flight sitting like this. Luckily there was an extra seat that he was able to move me too. My issue is I do not understand how this was not prevented so that it would not be an issue. There were plenty of seats available they could have told her and her husband who were both very large they had to buy two seats. Or there was business-class seats available that they could've been put in."

No entertainment or food service on this flight. Hence rating.

Every thing is fine

An international flight with a chicken sandwich and fruit is low quality. In comparison, Avianca provided a gourmet meal and a Salvatore Farragamo flight gift with lotions, eye covers, ear plugs, pen, and tissue.

There was not food or entertainment. It was a short fly.

Wide-body airplane is always nice. 767 is roomy and has good inflight entertainment! Crew was super nice too!!

Cons: "Delayed for hours on runway"
Pros: "Good service amazing crew clean airplane good cleaning protocols"
Cons: "Everything was good"
Pros: "Crew from Washington to Cancún were extremely rude"
Cons: "Smile"
Cons: "I think all was very good"
Pros: "The crew was very attentive and had great personality. They anticipated any needs we had."
Pros: "Quickly moving through the airport."
Cons: "Take out old planes. It was really run down."
Pros: "The plane was nice"
Cons: "I’m still sitting in Minneapolis so I would have liked to be at my destination. And I had to pay for the overnight accommodations."
Pros: "Entertainment was awesome. Although airlines are stingy with snacks, Delta had a good overall selection and very generous."
Cons: "Something that cant be changed overnight, however, there should be a little more Aisle space for folks pass through as my shoulder was getting beat up after every passing person and cart."
Pros: "Crew was friendly."
Cons: "Wish the seat was more comfortable. Landing was jittery and bumpy."
Pros: "The flight attendant from IAD to MSP called Bernadette was wonderful!"
Cons: "Delayed"
Pros: "Super comfortable seats. Lots of movie options."
Cons: "Food was not very good"
Pros: "Flight was smooth, arrived early..crew was prompt and courteous."
Pros: "Crew and entertainment options were great."
Cons: "Cabin was very loud, with jet engine noise. Could not block it out. Seats were not comfortable."
Cons: "The flight was delayed 75 min because the plane wouldnt start. A differernt aircraft was needed to resume ops."
Pros: "Standard Air France flight. My wife and I like the Airbus 380."
Cons: "The flight left two hours late. Apparently this happens a lot with this flight these days because it's an Airbus 380 coming from Paris to Dulles and turning around. The incoming flight was two hours late, so the departure was late. Our arrival in Paris was late. We made the flight, but our luggage didn't. Our return flight from Paris to Dulles was half an hour late because of people from connecting flights. We arrived about 30 minutes late, but no big deal (unless you had a connection)"
Pros: "Fly attenden alwas with a beautiful smile"
Pros: "Nothing particularly stands out. I did arrive safely."
Cons: "First class did not come with lounge access? Drinks were not cold. Bathrooms were falling apart and came with a disgusting odor. Time to retire these aircrafts."
Pros: "Comfortable seats"
Pros: "Flight attendants were nice based on the situations beyond their control."
Cons: "Flight was delayed for about three hours, due to mechanical issues with the second engine not starting. We sat on the the plane for over an hour and half. Some people that missed their connection flights were offered hotel stay. Others that had no connection flight was not offered anything for the several hours of delay that occurred."
Cons: "Tv"
Pros: "Once inside the plane every thing was excellent. Very confortable. Great costumer service."
Cons: "They changed the gate it was unclear and hard to find someone to tell us where to go. Once we found someone the lady yelling at everyone where to go was very rude and rushed. Once we found the second gate the crew at the desk was very nice and helpful."
Pros: "The chekc in person was very helpful."
Cons: "The plane was too hot and the pilot did not accommodate the passengers request. More than just me made the same request."
Pros: "That I landed safely"
Cons: "1st class was horrible."
Cons: "The volume controls on the tv we’re pretty poor. Was either too loud or too soft with only 5-6 volume settings."
Cons: "I have traveled with my luggage plenty of times through airports and the flight from washington to jacksonville, my luggage came back to me cracked and broken. I was surprised that Delta handling was worse than any of the cheaper flights I normally take and will not be checking any baggage with Delta again."
Pros: "Everything was great, flight attendants were awesome"
Cons: "Nothing"
Pros: "Great and friendly crew"
Cons: "baggage rules, check in with baggage, change fee for flight when it was not customers issue that caused the 5 min delay! Unable to reach reservation desk on line or via phone (neither was the gate agent)"
Cons: "Seeing as I’m still waiting for my flight, more than five hours later I am not inclined to rank it highly. This airport is an embarrassment and I will try my best to never fly Delta again. Weather is no excuse for this."
Pros: "My flight was canceled but Delta rebooked me on a flight leaving at about the same time as my original flight, which arrived just a little later than originally anticipated"
Cons: "My original flight was canceled"
Cons: "Delayed two hours"
Pros: "Got to my placs"
Cons: "Lol put the two fattest people next to each other"
Pros: "The fact that there were no snakes on this plane :-)"
Cons: "Same issue... there were no snakes on the plane :-/"
Pros: "Flight attendants and cookies. That's it."
Cons: "We left DC late because of Delta's inefficient boarding process. We landed in Atlanta late. Our flight to Sioux Falls left early, without us. My pregnant wife and I made it to the gate 4 minutes before the scheduled departure and they told us the plane was already gone and there was no way for us to get on the plane. Our bags did make it to Sioux Falls, so my wife didn't have her prenatal vitamins, , we had no clean clothes and we were forced to spend the night in Atlanta. The saddest part of yet another terrible experience with Delta was that they offered us a "discounted" room at a terrible Howard Johnson for $72. I looked online and the same hotel was $65 to book on Kayak. So basically Delta was trying to scam us after they screwed us. Thanks Delta! Instead we paid $200+ to stay at an airport hotel. Every time I fly Delta I regret it, yet occasionally I get forced to take their awful airline to get somewhere I need to go. It never fails to add another bad Delta experience to my long list of failings from this SAD!!! airline."
Pros: "Counter agent found reservation but not ticket number(?). She was very helpful and nice but Delta reservation system was a total mess. Barely made boarding even though we arrived airport plenty of time before the flight."
Cons: "Counter agent."
Cons: "There delay"
Pros: "Smooth, easy, still long"
Cons: "Still long"
Pros: "The organization, the shortening of the flight time."
Cons: "At the Orlando airport, the LACK OF SEATING BY the gate!"
Pros: "The crews were very friendly and everything went as planned. It was a nice flight."
Cons: "I didnt like that my flight was canceled and rebooked for no reason. This created me big problem in Athens that they couldnt find my ticket in delta. Also I didnt like that i had to stand and wait for 3 hours in the line because my flight was canceled but no one could let us know if there gonna be any flights within the day. I slept in the airport because i couldnt find a hotel to spend the night close to the airport. They were all full and i had no time to find one since I was waiting there for 3 hours with no informational. I slept on the floor and delta didnt even offer us a blanket. That was my worst trip ever."
Pros: "The flight was smooth and the food selection was surprising delicious. The crew was very attentive."
Cons: "The leg room was much less than the last time I flew Virgin (booked via Delta) and made for an uncomfortable trip. Could not sleep as a result. If you're tall like me you'll need to book a higher seating category."
Pros: "Everything was great"
Cons: "Nothing everything was fine"
Cons: "paying extra for leg room and checked bags"
Pros: "Chicken kale salad was inedible. I did not know chicken had gristle!"
Pros: "Plane was clean, staff helpful"
Pros: "No drink because didn’t open de bottle. No one care about it."
Cons: "Very good"
Pros: "The crew was amazing."
Cons: "A better movie and the check in was grueling. They did not have enough staff and one person spent 30 minutes helping someone repack at the check-in desk while we all waited. Pretty unacceptable."
Cons: "Entertainment choices"
Cons: "Almost 2 hours of delay"
Cons: "Really took 3 hours at airport. Lines"
Pros: "Good price compared to direct flight on United"
Cons: "The check in process..there seems to be no benefit in doing the early check in online because there is only one Copa attendant helping the premium and early check in customers while there are four Copa attendants helping the regular check in customers and that line moves twice as fast! Seems idiotic"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Air flight attendant was rude and Had an attitude with some passengers"
Cons: "Wider seats and aisle"
Pros: "The check in team and the on board crew were all outstanding."
Cons: "My seat was tight and when the person in front of me leaned back, I was unable to open my computer on my lap."
Cons: "I lost one of my suitcases!!!!"
Pros: "It was just fine"
Cons: "Boarding was chaotic, food was poor."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Bad bad “ breakfast “ They promised me a boucher of $300 for the delay in Miami but I still whaiting for the response of the email more than a month"
Pros: "Smooth flight; flight attendants were courteous and attentive; limited entertainment; screens were too small."
Cons: "The beef stew was too salty; dirty bathrooms"
Pros: "The onboard crew worked tirelessly to serve us food and beverage throughout the flight. Very comfortable and enjoyable experience."
Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "everything, I'll never use them or recommend them to anyone, worst ever!!"
Cons: "No private enterteinment"
Pros: "I had to cancel the flight for family reasons, and even if I pay the cancellation fee, Copa didn’t give me the money back. I explain that it was a personal/family type of emergency, but they did not care at all."
Cons: "I had to cancel the flight for family reasons, and even if I pay the cancellation fee, Copa didn’t give me the money back. I explain that it was a personal/family type of emergency, but they did not care at all."
Pros: "Provided food- even on short trip from Panama City to Bogotá."
Pros: "The aircraft was a new 737-800 series with an entertainment center, the meal was decent and the crew pleasant and professional."
Cons: "Copa does not permit one to make a seat selection at the time of booking - the seats assigned to us upon checking werenot together and in the back of the plane. As Silver customer with United Airlines I would hope for a better choice or what then is the value of the Star Alliance? I likely won’t fly withCopa again. Also, they did not offer hot tea as a beverage selection."
Pros: "I wish I could give more feedback but I was unable to get to my connecting flight."
Cons: "I was unable to reach my final destination after being denied entry into Panama City, even though it was just a layover. I'm very upset as I have to reach Quito, Ecuador by March 21st to propose to my girlfriend. Any help would be greatly appreciated."
Pros: "Flight crew and service"
Cons: "Nothing"
Cons: "This flight was not Wingo but Copa operated by Aerorepublica but the crew and planes were Copa."
Pros: "It was nice and fast."
Cons: "Seating."
Pros: "We left on time and the crew was very nice and professional. Loved the fresh fruit for breakfast."
Cons: "The seats were not very comfortable for business class. I liked the space and width but the seat and headrest were very hard. And the bathroom in business section was the smalllest ever on an international flight."
Pros: "technology and movie/entertainment selection. plus drinks were included"
Cons: "The food choices are limited foe vegans."
Cons: "After reporting that things were stolen...Copa deny my claimed."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "My connection flight arrive extremelly far from the bogot flight gate, there was no onborad entertainment, some of the crew were rude to other passengers, poor comfort I wouldnt recommend copa to anyone"
Cons: "The crew was unfriendly"
Pros: "Everything was great good service"
Pros: "The crew was super nice and accommodating"
Cons: "The airline was international, and it was freezing! Also no wifi or outlets to charge your electronics."
Pros: "Service and on time."
Cons: "Service and being on tine."
Pros: "Crew was friendly"
Cons: "Long delay living PTY"
Pros: "it was nice to actually get a meal. that doesnt happen in the us anymore. i was able to check a bag without a ridiculous $50 charge. the first time i had checked in years and it was very convenient. reminded me of how flying used to be before they all became buses in the sky, and for a very reasonable price. the staff were all very friendly from the gate agent to the flight attendants. also, a free drink is a lovely touch. would definitely fly this airline again."
Cons: "i had no problems honestly. my most pleasant flightin a while and i fly frequently"
Cons: "No explanation was given"
Pros: "Great Flight, from Dulles to Tocumen"
Cons: "14 hour layover from panama to SPS."
Pros: "Nicest crew! Makes me never want to fly an US airline again."
Cons: "On my return flight home, they wouldn't accommodate adjusting my itinerary because I wasn't feeling well. I was willing to pay change fee for 1 layover instead of the 2 layovers on my original itinerary. They wanted to charge me $700 which was greater than my original ticket. So I flew on the original itinerary at started my travels @ 7am on Monday. Flight from Bogotá to Barranquilla w/Avianca airlines was great. In Barranquilla I had a 4 hr layover, checked in w/Copa agent and he said my bag was on plane. In Panama, there was a 1.5 hr layover so I assumed no issues getting my luggage to the correct connection. The flight from Panama was delayed by 40 mins w/no explanation. We just sat on plane. They only played one older movie, plane was old and they did 1 beverage service w/meal for a 5.5 hour flight. I finally arrived back to ORD @ 12:15 am Tuesday. I waited for my luggage in baggage claim for 35 mins. It doesn't arrive and I ask attendant, who brushes me off and says this is the claim for Copa. She disappears for 30-40 mins. I finally see her walking back into international baggage claim (over an hour has passed that I've been in baggage claim) and tell her my luggage did not arrive. She asks me for my claim ticket then proceeds to say "oh yes, I was informed your bag did not make it." I'm upset because it's 1:40am and she could have saved me an hour if she would have helped me when I first asked. I also am curious how an airline loses my bag twice."
Pros: "roomy seats, excellent food, very pleasant flight attendants--i would fly Copa again in a heartbeat"
Pros: "Good food"
Pros: "Food was awesome, attendants were pretty nice, and it was a great first international flight experience."
Cons: "I was a little cramped on the plane."
Pros: "La atención"
Cons: "La comida"
Pros: "I love the attendance of the host. The flight was smooth. People were friendly with me. The host spoke good English language, I almost missed my flight but I was helped to get on flight."
Cons: "The seat was quite uncomfortable. I could not sleep properly had a bit of neck pain."
Pros: "So much turbulence! Plus the flight attendant wasn't very friendly."
Pros: "the woman at the recheck counter for united Joanne ...helped me to get on an earlier flight and saved me an 8 hour layover. The woman is an angel......."
Cons: "The flight attendant was rude."
Pros: "A fly attendant try to make up for me for forgetting our lunch."
Cons: "the disorganization of the other costumers who were changing seats almost make me lose my connection. The crew did not serve our lunch."
Cons: "Sat on tarmac for 5 hours"
Cons: "We were delayed for a long time without much information given. I arrived 18 hours late to my destination and missed many important appointments."

We bordered at 408pm Monday on time from Medellín to Bogota but when on the plane we sat on the runway from 420 to 700pm.. they never let us off the plane judt said logistical issues. I had a connecting flight to Quito Ecuador from Bogota the same say at 748pm. We landed in Bogota at 815pm missed my flight. I was told to call my provider Kayak.com ans Kiwi.com No replies until 7hrs later. In which they denied the plane even left the terminal as they said it was canceled but hey I have photos and sent them and they still couldn't belive it. So I sent proof and now they argue with me about waiting 3 months for repayment of the connecting flight. I've spoken now 25 agents all differnt names all giving differnt information. Never seen a company in 37 years be so unprofessional

Nothing

Airline staff are very helpful, airline is extremely punctual, polite, and organized, aircrafts are especially clean and comfortable.

itinerary on time

Pros: "I am loving the fact how the crew are disembarking and embarking passengers. So far better than many big companies out there in North America"
Cons: "Nothing."
Pros: "The seat was comfort, good attention, flight on timing 😇"
Cons: "In several times the plane went down and up, and I think the pilot had no experience or it was the first time flying"
Pros: "El vuelo fue a tiempo y sobretodo muy facil de obtener el pasabordo. La gente muy amable y eficiente. Gracias!!! The fly was on-time, I got the boarding pass easy and fast, stuff was Wonderful!! Thanks"
Cons: "At this time all worked perfect for me the way how it is."
Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "everything"
Cons: "Our flight was cancelled with no explanation created a nightmare for us and latam did not step up. Very disappointing"
Pros: "the crew was good!"
Cons: "It was freezing inside, and I could not regulate the cold, I became sick on the way to my vacation"
Cons: "Plane delay made us leave after midnight."
Cons: "Flight was late by 1 hr 20 mins, Latam should have informed us better on delays and resulting changes."
Cons: "Latam Airlines has the worst service for the fare paid. We were charged for two carry on bags while other passengers with same bags didn’t have to pay. Crew gave us stupid explanations to justify charging us like you are in the boarding group 7 which we never asked to be placed. It’s the airline business to choose some passengers to charge $100000 Colombian pesos for getting bags, and then after being forced to pay for the bags crew doesn’t give a receipt so we wouldn’t have proof of the fraude. Charging for bags is at discretion of crew. When buying the tickets for me and my family I checked the policy about luggage and the website doesn’t state about being charged for getting regular size bags like ours."
Cons: "Be on time"
Cons: "The seats were very uncomfortable and cramped."
Pros: "Very smooth, great staff."
Cons: "Water available in waiting area."
Pros: "Efficiency"
Cons: "Boarding"
Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "The Wamos airlines really bad plane, no tv working."
Pros: "short flight, on time"
Cons: "Boarding was too long, longer than flight"
Cons: "airport in pereira held the flight for two hours, so I missed both my connections in bogota and miami. LATAM was nice to give me a hotel for 3 hours of sleep, but I arrived a day later and had to buy a new ticket"
Pros: "Seats were fairly comfortable"
Pros: "The plane was better than the one we came into Colombia on."
Cons: "Offering water would be really great. Can it be that expensive to offer a cup of cold water?"
Pros: "Everything was great except for the flight was delayed by over 3 hours"
Cons: "No delay would have been better"
Cons: "Yes the boarding it was terrible"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Food"
Pros: "Roomy seating. You guys need N/A for the ratings... there was no entertainment or food.... do I rate this 1 or 5 star?"
Pros: "excellent in alla aspects"
Pros: "El segundo avión más fonfortable"
Cons: "Cancelación de vuelo, salida tarde del aeropuerto, no brindan si no agua. Salida tarde de cartagena. No informan nada."
Pros: "Crew on board were nice"
Cons: "Staff at front desk were not friendly, baggage pricing and restrictions were unclear. Did not allow for online check in ahead of time. Service at check in desk very very slow"
Pros: "Not much. The quality of the service of lan after the merger with tam has decreased substantially"
Cons: "Our connecting flight was late and we missed the last flight. In the new flight they lost one bag. After 41 hours of traveling latam surely ruined our holiday memories"
Cons: "The crew was unfriendly and unhelpful. I will fly Avianca on domestic flights in Colombia"
Cons: "Entertainment kept crashing so we had to keep going back to find where we were with our movies"
Pros: "it was a very nice and pleasant trip!"
Pros: "Each of the flights arrived on time"
Cons: "Documentation initially was a bit vague around which legs of the 2 Stop Flight would be handled by American and which would be handled by Latam though that is probably more of the website problems"
Pros: "Good seats and service"
Cons: "Hidden bag fees make this airline a low value-for-money option."
Cons: "Hidden baggage fees. Extra fee to check in a bag was not disclosed at the moment I purchased my ticket. This airline doesn't even provide water to passengers. It's as stingy as it gets among all other airlines I've flow and value for money is poor."
Cons: "It is unbelievable that in an international flight they don’t give even a glass of water at least we pay extra for it. The tickets is not cheap at all for receiving so bad service"
Pros: "The flight itself was great. No problems with with the actual process of boarding or landing. The flight was even ahead of schedule. The problem was with the transfer."
Cons: "Normally, international-domestic transfers are pretty difficult to coordinate. This particular one (Bogota>Miami, Miami>San Francisco) seemed particularly so. On top of being just enough time to wait for our bags, drop them off with the next airline, walk across the airport, enter security (which went exceedingly slowly), we had just enough time to get to the gate before boarding. This is why I gave a lower rating."
Pros: "The flight itself was great because there were personal TVs for everyone that had a wide selection of movies and games. It had more categories on it but little time to explore in the short plane ride after the movie from BWI to MIA. Great pilot, little motion sickness and great staff."
Cons: "I did not like how I came with my family and the clerks did not even try to seat us together, just gave us our tickets and sent us on our way, even after mentioning we had under age kids with us and a 2 year old who WILL CRY if not seated next to my other 2 family members."
Pros: "Great Staff. Beautiful plane"
Cons: "Flight was delayed leaving Miami and then some more arriving in Bogota. I understand this isnt the airline's fault"
Pros: "Food is good. Customer service is great."
Cons: "They didnt put movies."
Pros: "Friendly crew Nice rate Very fast and friendly check in"
Cons: "Difficult to do web check-in Very expansive to make changes in the ticket"
Cons: "First of all I bought my ticket through Kayak, but apparently something called the flight network was the issuer of my ticket apparently they are and travel agency in canada , first i needed to change my ticket and they could not do it , then I dis not use my outbound flight because I needed to get to my destinantion one day earlier and yesterday i received an email saying that my return flight was cancelled. they told me that since i did not use my outbound they automatically cancelled my return flight, I ended up loosing 300 USD because of mis information from that travel agency , the people that answered my call were very disrispectfull, this has been the worse experience and ai ended up loosing all my money I had to purchase another return ticket."
Pros: "nice space in business. Great airline !"
Cons: "the meal I chose was too small. I landed in Bogota hungry. But it was my fault"
Pros: "Service"
Cons: "The plane is ok but it is an old 767"
Cons: "I was a little confused with the checking, due to the use of the new machines. I am not confortable using computers."
Pros: "Ticketing and boarding were well executed."
Cons: "The service was slow and not very helpful."
Pros: "Cabin crew excellent!"
Cons: "A little miffed by having to deboard and reboard on the outbound leg because an air conditioning problem"
Pros: "Boarding"
Cons: "Poor leg space Entertaiment Poor food"

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