Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "- Good service once we were on the plane - Free wifi for texting - Inexpensive since Southwest got more pricey"
Cons: "- Flight was an hour late - instead of being honest about the delay it was like "Just another 15 min... we'll be ready to board shortly..." - The gate was SO FAR from the plane. We were in the shuttle bus for like, 10 minutes. WTF?"
Pros: "The Service was AMAZING!!!. I will ALWAYS continue to Fly Alaskan Airlines."
Cons: "Crowded plane TBH lmao...But overall thal I can REALLY complain about."
Pros: "The fruit and cheese box was good."
Cons: "gate changed 5 times, including back and forth between a satellite terminal. Delayed an hour due to plane problems."
Pros: "The crew was very friendly. ..."
Cons: "I gave up my seat for a family to sit all together and attendant at the counter said that I would get an email & money.... So far have not received anything."
Cons: "This is like my 3rd time flying and there is always delays not sure why but I normally fly united and didint have as much issues"
Pros: "Up graded to business and it made all the difference in the world. I was not looking forward to the trip and thoroughly enjoyed it."
Pros: "On time, pleasant staff on flight Airports were great -- SNA and SJC"
Cons: "Put my family in seats all over the plane. I hate that."
Pros: "Enjoyable professional friendly staff - too windy bumpy for service except for water. Very pleased with everything. Appreciated words from pilots tonwgat to expect for weather-"
Cons: "Everything was good"
Pros: "Being on time to our destination and back."
Cons: "Paying the check in fee for our suitcase."
Pros: "The defective hydraulic pump was replaced efficiently and worked. Very much liked landing at Orange County airport. Very easy airport to navigate."
Cons: "Being delayed by an hour."
Cons: "2 hour delay, 2 gate moves, jet bridge broken upon arrival."
Pros: "She was outstanding and very helpful in dealing with Ana issue I had with a further booking on American Airlines"
Pros: "Seats, beer selection, very friendly staff I will be flying again if I get the chance and I never say that anymore about other carriers."
Pros: "i like it very smoth flight on time"
Cons: "i liked at all"
Pros: "Very on time . New airplane . Easy ride"
Pros: "Clean new planes with keen crew and service"
Cons: "Sitting in back of plane - but that's on me for scheduling a flight last minute"
Pros: "Sonoma county airport is the easiest airport to travel through with the friendliest TSA and airport employees. I got there 40min before my flight where I checked my baggage, went through security, and had 15min to spare before boarding."
Cons: "The main terminal could really use some love. It's just a bungalow type of room with a vending machine. I really wish they had tables with chairs and a way to order a drink/food via the restaurant that's outside the terminal. This isn't a huge deal considering the airport itself only does one flight at a time so getting through security is easy. Just check any baggage you're not carrying on and go to the restaurant. About 20-30min before the flight go through security (5min process and they're probably still 10 min from boarding). It's one plane so it's easy to get through security and To get on the plane."
Pros: "That my seat was one of the first rows to board after 1st class and club members. Also liked the power outlets at every seat."
Cons: "No complaints."
Pros: "The crew was attentive and friendly."
Pros: "The flight attendants were efficient and pleasant during the drink service. Thanks for that. Not alot to do on a flight like that"
Cons: "Planes are too small. Let's pay more for a more luxurious experience"
Pros: "Overall excellent with friendly and helpful crew and on time flight"
Cons: "Nothing to note all was fine"
Pros: "I don't have any bad thing to say about the overall trips it was wonderful the stewardess was as nice as it could be and the pilot did a good job of landing and taking off so my overall trip was wonderful I would not change a thing"
Cons: "The only"
Pros: "Great experience over all. From the time i booked my flight to the point i landed. Thank you. I will fly more often with alaska"
Cons: "No food was served."
Cons: "I will not fly Horizon again"
Pros: "I was running late but was already checked in, the flight boarded at 5:30am and was schedule to take off at 6:15. They were nice enough to keep the cabin doors open as I finally boarded at 6:05am, making the flight. Not to mention we even arrived about a couple minutes earlier than scheduled."
Pros: "It is a very nice touch to be offered a complimentary beer. What a treat."
Cons: "The bathroom was not nice. No sink to wash hands seems unreasonable"
Pros: "Friendly crew, quick loading."
Cons: "Seats keep getting tighter and shared armrests are difficult with adults sitting next to each other. Very slow unloading. Too many people using overheads since you started charging for checked luggage."
Pros: "The flight departed on time, as well as my first flight, which was very satisfying."
Pros: "Courteous staff"
Cons: "Outdated plane"
Cons: "Guess I am old but there should be more room on a flight ."
Pros: "Fast and smooth."
Pros: "Sandee was an outstanding Flight Attendant. In between the safe take-off and landing, Sandee made my wife and I feel like Family. We were in First Class, and it was worth every penny with Sandee In our section. She had a great sense of humor, was very responsive to our needs, and made the trip home just as pleasurable as our Resort Vacation."
Cons: "There could have been more pens available for the Immigration/Customs forms. I seem to forget to bring my own sharpened pencils, ballpoint pens, awls, screwdrivers, ice-picks, and quills when I fly. Sandee loaned me hers, but there were several people scrambling to complete the forms."
Pros: "The crew and cleanliness was great!"
Cons: "No usb sockets to charge my phone"
Pros: "I liked the quick check in."
Cons: "I didn't like being charged extra fees for our check in luggage. I paid an additional $100 for our round trip."
Pros: "Wifi access and comfortable seats"
Pros: "Actually wasn't feeling very well this flight but the lovely ladies of Alaska took wonderful care of me and make me feel like I was going to be OK the flight was smooth always a pleasure :)"
Pros: "It was just a 2 hour flight and no complaints at all everything went very smooth. My husband required a wheelchair and that went very smooth. Everyone was nice and very kind. Our son and daughter-in-law live near Portland and we will always go with Alaska Air"
Cons: "Sat our family apart even though we have a 3 year old. She initially was by herself. They eventually let one parent sit with her. This is after we made reservations to all sit together."
Cons: "The seats weren't very wide and the carts going up and down the aisles bumping elbows wasn't pleasant."
Pros: "Boarding went fast and smooth"
Cons: "Boarding fast but had to wait 20 min on hot plane got several more passengers. Uncomfortable, no power outlets, slow loading in flight entertainment and device lost battery power during movie I paid for. Could not hear one thing pilot said from row 20."
Pros: "Staff was kind and courteous. There were some seating issues with other passengers that made it take longer than expected and people had to be moved around once already seated, but it was handled well, fast and professionally and with courtesy."
Cons: "I was unable to connect to gogo for wifi my entire trip up to Idaho, so I refused to purchase it coming back. I needed to catch up on work and it would have been an opportune time of sitting and getting things done and not taking time away from my family upon my return. It should not be offered if it is unavailable."
Pros: "Timeliness of crew service and boarding."
Cons: "Still felt cramped in my seat."
Cons: "Could not fly back on scheduled day because of wind in Reno, NV. Might need bigger aircraft in the future."
Pros: "The flight attendants were professional and friendly. I am 6"4" tall and appreciate the adequate leg room in coach."
Cons: "We did have a pretty firm landing."
Pros: "Flight was great!"
Cons: "Kayak customer service was horrible and I could not get a hold of a Rep. Mobile app does not allow package deals, that totally suck!"
Cons: "We got delayed. I aske stage girl at customer service of we could get an earlier flight and she acted like I was not even there and was very short w me."
Pros: "I like that the middle seat was open so there was more room"
Cons: "Changing gates last min"
Cons: "Did not make this flight"
Cons: "Not as crowded as the LAX to PHX"
Pros: "Overall very good flight!"
Cons: "Nothing much!"
Cons: "Flight is always packed to capacity and seats are small. Uncomfortable. On the good side, we had a new plane with leather-like seats."
Cons: "Our second international flight was at lunch hour and all they offer was a biscuit (2 units per person)"
Cons: "The flight was very good. The landing sounded rough with a lot of braking. Crew were really friendly. The food was expensive but fresh sandwich. Plane was beautiful. Lovely flight overall"
Pros: "The crew was friendly enough and the seat size / storage was typical for standard plane tickets."
Cons: "The flight was extremely cold. Coming from Mexico to LA we didn't have jackets / blankets on us but it would have been very helpful for this flight. Deplaning at LAX was ridiculous. We stood on the tarmac outside the plane inside a glass tube for 20-25 minutes with no information waiting for a bus."
Pros: "Crew and pilot were nice while we dealt with technical difficulties and had to stay on the plane"
Cons: "After missing all our other connections, our luggage was delayed for hours, we were only given $12 each for meal vouchers for an entire day of layover, we were not given the upgrade for the seats we originally paid for (nor seats together) only promised refunds. The line for service was 2 hours."
Cons: "AMERICAN IS THE WORST. Never flying with them again. My flight was cancelled, &they would NOT rebook me until 2 days later. REFUSED to compensate for the hotel I booked for the night. Held my baggage hostage & would not return it for a whole day. And their customer service is non-existent."
Cons: "Flight was delayed twice, and the flight was very bumpy and the pilot really had a bad landing."
Cons: "The seatback entertainment system didn't have the option for movies or TV. The system was working. I could check flight status and do other things with it, but the entertainment option wasn't there. It was available on all the seats around me, which made for a very long, dull flight."
Cons: "Bigger seats. More room."
Cons: "The man in the aisle seat was so obese he took room from the middle seat, which caused that person to lean into my seat. I spent three hours leaning to the right against the wall. If the airlines are going to make the seats smaller, they need to make arrangements for people who don’t fit in the seats. Entertainment didn’t work."
Pros: "Being able to pick your seat ahead of time, comfortable leather seats, snacks, on-board entertainment and free carry on make it worth paying a little extra over the other budget airlines."
Cons: "Constant delays. Maybe it has more to do with O'Hare itself than AA."
Cons: "Having to check our carry ons. We noticed another passenger had placed two carry ons in the overhead. If others are doing that, it forces others to check their carryons."
Pros: "Smooth ride, good service."
Pros: "Arrived and left on time, something that really counts!"
Cons: "I checked in in Miami airport 12 hs before leaving. I was told by the fake friendly attendsnt that our seats , my husband’s snd mine, were separated. When asked to see if wevcould bd placed together she sarcastically commented that we had bought our flight through expedia and if we had dome it directky with AA we might have been together. Shame on her comment! AA offers their flights to many companies snd I now wonder if her comment is true, which makes me consider next time I choose an airline. In Buenos Aires when We checked in something similar happened and we could not book our seats the day before bcause they were all taken . The answer was if we wanted a better seat we’d have to pay because only back seats are available in economy and AA waits forbthose whi pay first and only then they”ll give us a seat. I”ve travelled several times with AA and feel the service is not worth the money I pay for it. The food on our flight back to BA was not good st all. However , I have to point out that all my flights BA to N Y, N Y to Mia and Mia BA left on time. On the whole it was good but I believe AA cares onñy about money and I feel disappointed"
Cons: "As soon as I boarded I noticed a strong urine smell. It didn’t really go away, or I just got used to it."
Pros: "On time and convenient"
Pros: "early flight. Smooth. Good landing. Friendly folks."
Cons: "No WIFI. Sat on Tarmac for 15 minutes upon arrival. No fault of anyone though."
Pros: "The crew was nice"
Cons: "More than 3 hour delay, entertainment system audio did not function and the flight path was set to Palm Beach instead of Orange County."
Cons: "Late , didn't make it on our flight back to Santa Ana"
Pros: "Nice newer plane, beautiful."
Cons: "Though I was in a elite preferred seat (not biz). I had about 6-7 inches from my face to the built in screen in the headrest. Hard not to notice that I couldn’t move an inch without hitting the seat in front of me or passenger next to me."
Pros: "Too many commercials on the TV before being able to watch the show."
Cons: "The aisles are not wide enough and people continue to hit me with their luggage and hand bags. Always the people waiting block the entrance of the gate when it is time to board."
Cons: "Just little delay."
Pros: "On time, crew was helpful and kind, entertainment options were vast."
Pros: "The AA flight attendant staff served good food and enough snacks and beverages to make me feel full on my 11 hour flight. The selection of movies and music was very diverse. And tge flight was an overall enjoyable experience."
Cons: "WEBJET.COM HAS BEEN OF ZERO HELP IN ASSISTING US WITH FLIGHT CHANGES. THERE IS TOTAL LACK OF INTEGRITY IN CORPORATE AMERICA NOW. WHEN BOOKING WITH KAYAK, MAKE SURE YOU ARE NOT BEING RE-DIRECTED TO ANOTHER SITE. IT ONLY SPELLS DISASTER IF YOU HAVE ANY CHANGE IN YOUR FLIGHT ARRANGEMENTS."
Pros: "Very smooth trip from beginning to end."
Pros: "The airplane was new. It had power plug and entertainment at each seat. It has a fabulous selections of entertainment for all ages. Comfortable seats as well."
Cons: "The crew only came offered drinks 1 time for a 5 hours flight. They did come by to offer room temperature water mid way through the flight. Food choices were minimal."
Pros: "Crew was very nice. Free snacks provided on plane."
Pros: "On time and very professional"
Cons: "The snack had coffee in it."
Pros: "There was a TV. Crew was friendly and professional."
Pros: "I enjoyed the Gps chart showing the flight data from takeoff to landing."
Pros: "Rapid boarding. On time performance. Plane was reasonably clean."
Cons: "Seats were tight but OK for a 3 hr flight. AA allows first passengers to carry excessive carry-on forcing later boarding passengers to check everything."
Cons: "Upon boarding the aircraft, the attendant at the gate told me to check the size of my carryon bag against the test dimensions, which I did. My bag fit but I had to press the side in slightly to make it fit. She said it had to slide in without me pressing on it and proceeded to make me remove items from the bag in order to board the plane. I walked down the ramp with my extra pair of shoes and a book in my hands. As a result, I had to place my bag far from my seat due to the added time. My bag easily fit in the overhead compartment with room to spare and my being made an example was a completely pointless exercise."
Pros: "Staff was honest. Pilot and ground representative kept us updated."
Cons: "Delay while we waited for a crew from Denver and nobody cleaned the plane while they waited. Instead the crew arrives quite late to find a dirty plane. While the plane was being cleaned our Co-pilot was reassigned. We waited on the plane while they scouted up a different co-pilot. This caused another delay. Staff did the best they could but the organizational incompetence was not lost on the passengers."
Pros: "santa ana airport"
Cons: "charged me ＄50 when i checked in my suitcase."
Pros: "The entertainment selection was wonderful."
Cons: "The flight left on time but arrived late by at least 1/2 hour. I am small but the seat was narrow: my neighbors kept on hitting me when they moved. And I think it is terrible to have to pay to reserve almost any seats except for the middle seats."
Pros: "Flight was quiet and uneventful, but late."
Cons: "no good glutenfree options. How about a Turkey Sandwich on multigrain gf bread? Or a wrap made with corn tortillas? Toasted almonds instead of only pretzles. Or a coconut macaroon instead of a cookie made with wheat."
Pros: "We did get onto another flight that morning in the exit row."
Cons: "I didn't receive an email to check into my flight for Alaskian airline/American Airlines, and when I tried to check in online from my confirmed ticket order the website wouldn't let me check in. When searching where to go at dallas ft.worth (DFW) airport to check in for our alaskian airlines flight the website sold us to go to terminal E 18 where they are, but when we arrived we were in fact flying out of a completely different terminal A, not having enough time to check our bags and missing the flight."
Cons: "Our flight was so late. I actually missed the original time. Ran thought TSA, sprinted to the gate and then... waited for slightly over an eternity. But honestly, the great part of AA is the super small seats, really whi fits in these seads. Thank you. I'm 4-5."
Pros: "Chairs were very comfy and wider than some airlines."
Cons: "Crew not overly friendly and not very attentive, and there were lots of empty seats so there wasn't much excuse. Also, I had an issue with the plane. I think no screens on a cross-country flight is not good business. Not everyone is savvy with go-go inflight. And if there are no screens, could there at least be outlets? I was so tired after my Paris flight and wanted to chill with some go-go entertainment, but my battery was low and there were no outlets. I know not all flights can have these luxuries, but if the flight is over five hours, I think it should be better equipped."
Pros: "Seats were new."
Cons: "A lot less leg room than Southwest. Very cramped. Boarding crew in PHX was very uptight and stressed. Not sure why as everything seemed in order."
Pros: "Polite and professional"
Pros: "well, everything was fine but it was a tiny plane so there wasn't any entertainment and it was a short flight so there wasn't any food."
Pros: "I love the stewartesssssss"
Cons: "The dudes cause they prolly gay"
Pros: "As I was sitting there waiting to board the plane I started to have anxiety. Watching how many people lined up to get on the plane made me a little nervous. I even thought about renting a car and driving from Dallas to OC California. I waited until i was almost the last person to board. What a pleasant surprise. I was seated between 2 lovely people who probably could have but didn't hardly talk the entire flight. The conversations we did have were pleasant, and they slept some of the time without snoring. It was a very nice flight home! And I'm thankful I didn't rent a car. Flying is much quicker!"
Cons: "Same as above answer. Boarding the back of the plane first makes so much more sense! I'm totally sure you all have your reasons for doing it the way you do since you have been doing this thing for years now, I would just do it different."
Pros: "The attendants were pleasant."
Cons: "Why are you asking about entertainment? There is none. There were a few TV screens scattered about showing something, but no headphones were offered at all, and it appeared the entertainment, which was very hard to see, was NBC TV shows. The quality of air travel has plummetted over the last 10 years."
Airlines flying from Yakima to Orange County have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
Masks required on board, masks provided
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights